Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Thursday thanked the over 60 paramedics and firefighters who provided medical assistance and evacuation, and put out the fires during the riot at Little India on Sunday.
Singapore’s Minister for Law and Foreign Affairs K Shanmugam on Thursday provided further views on the rationale behind the planned ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol this weekend.
No discontentment has been discerned among the Indian community of foreign workers in Singapore, said the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, Ms Vijay Thakur Singh on Thursday evening.
Singapore swimmers kick-started their SEA Games campaign at the Wunna Theikdi Swimming Pool in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar with three gold medals on day one.
The Dormitory Association of Singapore has issued another advisory to its members with recommended actions for the next two weekends. This comes after a riot occurred at Little India on December 8.
A 39-year-old man who had committed indecent acts with a secondary two student five years ago was jailed for 12 months on Thursday.
The Media Development Authority (MDA) has fined SingNet S$220,000 for an island-wide Mio TV service disruption on May 15, 2013.
Police have declared Little India a proclaimed area under the Public Order (Preservation) Act for this weekend. This means that police officers can take action against anyone who consumes alcohol in a public place within the affected areas, and this includes seizing the alcohol.
Leaders of the Southeast Asian nations will be in Tokyo on December 14 to celebrate another milestone in relations with Japan. Political analysts expect a renewal of close ties between the countries during the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit.
Singaporeans have reacted peacefully and calmly to Sunday's riot at Little India despite being initially shocked at the event, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Team Singapore have added three more medals to its haul at the 27th SEA Games in Myanmar. Stephenie Chen and Suzanne Seah secured the highlight of the day as they won gold in the Women's K2 500-metre event.
Another four men, aged between 24 and 45, have been charged in court with rioting on Sunday night at Little India, bringing the total number charged with the offence to 31.
Singapore's air defence capabilities have progressed significantly in the last two decades, and the US government and US Air Force (USAF) have played an important role in this by providing training opportunities and sharing of practices.
A peeping Tom who had a habit of stealing women's bras was on Thursday ordered to undergo treatment for two years.
The body of a woman was found in a canal near McNair Road on Thursday morning. Channel NewsAsia understands the body was decapitated.
Four more Indian nationals will be charged on Thursday afternoon with rioting at Little India on Sunday. Police said the four, aged between 24 and 45, are the latest to be arrested over the incident.
The number of fallen windows this year has dropped to the lowest in the past five years. According to the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), there were 40 cases in the first 11 months this year, compared to 67 cases in the same period last year.
Police are appealing for information from the public about the riot which broke out at Little India on Sunday night. Members of the public are also urged to refer to the police website for accurate updates.
Law and Foreign Minister K Shanmugam has assured foreign workers in Singapore that they have no reason to fear if they have done nothing wrong.
Following the fatal bus accident at Little India on Sunday, bus drivers who operate in the vicinity said more needs to be done to improve safety at the pick-up point in the area.
Some 700 airmen and soldiers from the Singapore Armed Forces are taking part in Exercise Forging Sabre 2013 (XFS 13), in Phoenix, Arizona in the US.
Seventy-three people were caught on camera for high-rise littering as of December 4, since an initiative last year by the National Environment Agency (NEA) saw some 880 surveillance cameras being installed in 581 locations.
As part of moves to enhance security measures in Little India, 26 CCTVs will be installed in the vicinity of Race Course Road and Buffalo Road.
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation and develop new engines for future growth.
Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean has given details of the first-hand accounts that were related to him by the Special Operations Command (SOC) troopers deployed to tackle the riot at Little India on Sunday.
A few days after the riot at Little India took place, more people are giving Channel NewsAsia accounts of foreign workers who lent a helping hand amidst the chaos. But one man has stood out for a good reason.
Liquor licences at the Little India cluster and its surrounding areas will be suspended from 6am on December 14 to 5.59am on December 16.
The Law Society of Singapore has refuted claims of a "nefarious plot" to exclude any particular lawyer from providing pro bono legal assistance to the accused persons in the Little India riot.
The government feedback portal REACH will introduce the Facebook login for its discussion forum from Thursday.
Team Singapore has added another medal to its haul at the 27th SEA Games in Myanmar.
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