Stories By 'The Straits Times'
Some will find it perplexing that the Government plans to raise the goods and services tax (GST) in spite of a substantial budget surplus. Recognising that proposing a tax rise in such a context is a tough sell,
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The Select Committee set up to look into ways Singapore can tackle online fake news has invited the public to submit its views and suggestions on the matter.
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Ever since the change of government in Seoul brought Mr Moon Jae In to power, the world has looked to some fresh thinking on the Korean peninsula.
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Since 2006, when North Korea conducted the first of its atomic tests, the world has imposed a variety of sanctions on the isolated nation in an effort to curb its advance towards being a nuclear weapons state.
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The case of a Housing Board officer, who was fined yesterday for having given confidential information to a reporter from The Straits Times, draws attention to the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and its impact on the media.
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The developing crisis in the United States as the Robert Mueller investigation into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election proceeds is a serious matter.
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