169 childcare centres to cut fees from next year under new partner operators scheme

Parents who intend to enroll their children into childcare centres next year can look forward to lower fees and better quality care with the appointment of 23 pre-school partner operators, the Early Childhood Development [Read entire story]

Asian Civilisations Museum returns 11th-century bronze sculpture to India

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) will return to Indian authorities an 11th-century bronze sculpture of the Chola dynasty, it said in a press statement today.Purchased from the New York dealer Art of the Past, the [Read entire story]

Jaywalker turns berserk after driver honks at him

A man who was jaywalking along Stamford road did not react kindly when the driver honked at him.A contributor to citizen journalism website Stomp, JA, said that the incident occurred on Saturday (Oct 17) at around [Read entire story]

4 winners of URA Architectural Heritage Awards recognised for conservation excellence

SINGAPORE - Four winners have been recognised for their outstanding work in heritage building conservation and restoration at the annual Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Architectural Heritage Awards (AHA).These [Read entire story]

Woman, 53, falls 38 floors to her death at Telok Blanglah

The body of a 53-year-old woman was found at the foot of Block 80A, Telok Blangah Street 31 early Monday morning, local media reported.A knife was also found lodged in her chest.According to Lianhe Wanbao, the deceased [Read entire story]

Jurong temple devotees evacuated after men barge in with dangerous weapons

A woman was shocked to see a large group of men unloading weapons in a temple along Jurong West Street 42, on Oct 2 at around 10pm.She said she had been attending an event at the temple, when halfway through she noticed [Read entire story]

17 MRT stations to be upgraded

SINGAPORE - 17 MRT stations along the North-South and East-West lines will be upgraded to improve commuting experience.Under this plan, platform voids at 11 stations will be covered to create more standing space, while [Read entire story]

Canadian International School goes big on outdoor learning

Amid stiff competition for pre-school pupils among international schools, the Canadian International School opened an outdoor play area this month at its Lakeside Campus to enhance its kindergarten programme.The 2,011 sq [Read entire story]

Aussie school plans new early-years facility

The Australian International School has started construction on a new facility that will be able to accommodate 2,000 pupils aged between 18 months and six years old.It currently has more than 450 pupils aged between two [Read entire story]