Singapore

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 81 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city...

African leaders prefer overseas to local health care

Medical facilities at home are seemingly not good enough for people who head African countries

Forest fires 16,000km away affect Singapore

CO2 from burning forests whether in Amazon or S-E Asia exacerbates climate woes globally

Cyril must show who is boss – quickly

There is no time for indecisiveness – the president is up against thugs and needs to muscle up to win

Africa in a battle to save forests

Rapid loss of primary rainforests is a double blow to the planet’s  biodiversity

Now boarding: Passengers ready for world’s longest flight

The twin-engine plane that will make the journey uses a modified system that burns 25% less fuel than other aircraft of a similar size

The blueprint for happiness

The Earth can restore its health but only if we decide to use smarter, more efficient systems

Facebook to build $1bn Singapore data centre, first in Asia

The centre is expected to be operational around 2022, and will host Facebook servers and centralise its IT operations

World Wildlife Fund uses fake Singapore ivory store in awareness campaign

The outlet called Ivory Lane purportedly offered items including earrings and necklaces for sale and had a well-produced website

Minister: Singapore cyber attack may be state-linked

Hackers broke into a government database and stole the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans

Singapore’s pop culture, pollution cuts no ice

A review of 'Ponti' by Sharlene Teo

Delhi death sentences upheld over 2012 gang-rape

India's top court on Monday upheld death sentences for three men convicted over the notorious 2012 gang-rape and murder of a young woman

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it