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AskST@NLB: National shooter Jasmine Ser gives insight into what it takes to be a top athlete  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The maximum score a shooter can achieve with an air rifle is 10.9. During training, national shooter Jasmine Ser is given a target of 52.5 for a set ...


An eye on perfection as Ser aims for the sky  The Straits Times

The maximum score a shooter can achieve with an air rifle is 10.9. During training, national shooter Jasmine Ser is given a target of 52.5 for a set of five shots, ...


NLB wins Tournament of Champions; TLBR strong in pool play; Post 13 eliminated  Tallahassee.com

Best of the best. Next Level Baseball's 18U all-star team concluded a stellar summer in which it went 26-4-2 and won the Prospect Wire and Perfect Game ...


EC has okayed Slovenia's new commitment package for NLB  Independent Balkan News Agency

A few days ago, the Commission reached the conclusion that Slovenia's aid for Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) remains compatible with EU State aid rules on ...


New VivoCity library will draw 1.5m visitors: NLB  The Straits Times

Bukit Merah Public Library will reopen as library@harbourfront in VivoCity on Jan 12.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Next Level keeps winning tournaments, repeats as PG Southeast champs  Tallahassee.com

The Tallahassee-based travel baseball club has seen its 18U all-star team post a banner summer already with over a month still left.


AskST@NLB: Travel specialist singles out top spots in the Americas to visit  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Imagine visiting the city of Louisville in Kentucky in the United States, the birthplace of Muhammad Ali, meeting his brother and hearing what it ...


Slovenia sells nearly 60 pct of state NLB bank for privatisation - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

LJUBLJANA, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- In its long-delayed privatisation of Nova Ljubljanska banka (NLB), the state's largest bank, Slovenia will initially sell nearly 60 ...


11 complaints to National Library Board on homosexual content since 2014  Channel NewsAsia

The National Library Board also acted on feedback received over 23 books due to race, religion and “other topics”.


Public libraries can also be gathering places for learning and sharing: Iswaran  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Besides being places where people read or borrow books, public libraries can also be places where people gather to learn and share.. Read ...


NLB archiving Singapore websites, digital materials, Education News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

The National Library Board (NLB) has taken on the enormous task of archiving 180000 Singapore websites ending with the .sg domain, as well as digital ...


New library@harbourfront in VivoCity expected to draw 1.5 million visitors a year  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Bukit Merah Public Library will reopen as library@harbourfront in VivoCity on Jan 12 next year. The library on the third floor of the sprawling ...


NLB no longer needs consent to archive historical online content  The Straits Times

The National Library Board (NLB) will no longer need to seek written consent from owners of local websites before making copies of online *content* deemed to ...


NLB Shares Priced at €51.50 to €66, Seen as Bargain for Investors  Total Slovenia News

STA, 29 October 2018 - Shares of NLB, Slovenia's largest bank, will be priced at EUR 51.50-66 in the forthcoming initial public offering of up to 75%...


National Library Board of Singapore Receives Digital Innovation Award  PR Newswire

CLEVELAND and SINGAPORE, Sept. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten OverDrive, the world's leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, ...


Largest public library in a mall to open at VivoCity on Jan 12  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Visitors to the new library@harbourfront can relax with a book while enjoying panoramic views of Sentosa when it opens on Jan 12. ...


Former National Library Board manager charged with taking more than S$595000 in bribes  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: A former manager at the National Library Board (NLB) was charged on Monday (Jul 23) with taking a total of S$595,230 in bribes from the director ...


NLB Listed in London & Ljubljana, Ends Trading Up €5.15  Total Slovenia News

STA, 14 November 2018 - NLB shares were listed on the Ljubljana and London stock exchanges on Wednesday, bringing the sale of 65% of Slovenia's leading ...


National Library to archive Singapore websites, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The National Library Board (NLB) has taken on the enormous task of archiving 180000 Singapore websites ending with the .sg domain, as well ...


NLB offers free digital resources and services for library members  The Straits Times

We thank Mr Colin Ong Tau Shien for his feedback (NLB should encourage reading on mobile devices; Nov 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com.


At askST@NLB session, ST journalist Sandra Davie reassures parents on MOE changes  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Straits Times journalist Sandra Davie on Friday (Dec 14) reassured parents that the focus will remain on students' abilities despite the various ...


Keep libraries open 24/7 and on public holidays, Letters in Print News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

In the light of the National Library Board (NLB) wanting to make libraries more accessible, I suggest it consider keeping the libraries open 24 hours and on public ...


NLB services cater to changing reading habits, Letters on the Web News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

We thank Mr Terence Teo Li Yang and Mr Teo Kok Seah for their letters. We agree with them on the importance of reading and book clubs (Promote the ...


Donated materials from Singapore Chin Kang Huay Kuan enriches the National Library Board's collection  The Straits Times

On Nov 14, Chinese clan association Chin Kang Huay Kuan (CKHK) donated a number of valuable documents to the National Library Board (NLB). It was the ...


For ST, it's about fast and accurate news  The Straits Times

In a span of a few hours, an online report about a kidnapping scare went through five headline changes and 35 revisions as updates came in hard and fast.


11 public complaints about library books with gay content  The Straits Times

The National Library Board (NLB) has moved eight titles in the children and young adults' section to sections for older readers over the past four years, following ...


ST journalist Rebecca Lynne Tan talks about going from print to digital as food writer  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Straits Times food writer Rebecca Lynne Tan used to frequent Haron Satay at East Coast Lagoon Food Village when she was a teen.. Read more ...


New book drive to target children from needy families  The Straits Times

Underprivileged children can now get a selection of books handpicked for them under a new initiative to encourage them to read.. Read more at ...


Commentary: HarbourFront library a leap in use of tech but librarians remain central to learning  Channel NewsAsia

While artificial intelligence may improve our libraries, Assistant Professor Loh Chin Ee maintains that human intelligence is still a necessity.


Sharing the importance of legal deposit through the Our Published Heritage event  The Straits Times

Do you remember your favourite storybooks when you were in primary school or have you wondered how school textbooks in your parents' era looked like?


National Lottery Bulgaria goes digital with Scientific Games  CalvinAyre.com

Scientific Games Corporation has bolstered its presence in the regulated European gaming market. The company, which formed a partnership with National ...


Library services available 24/7, Letters in Print News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

We thank Mr Sean Lim Wei Xin for his feedback (Keep libraries open 24/7 and on public holidays; Nov 12).. Read more at straitstimes.com.


New initiative aims to encourage reading among less-privileged children  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - A new initiative to encourage children from less-privileged backgrounds to read was launched on Saturday (July 28), in conjunction with the ...


Mad about Crazy Rich Asians trilogy , Lifestyle News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Mortality, lavish wealth and mystery captivated the imagination of Singapore library readers this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


2018 MLB playoff schedule  ESPN

Who will be the World Series champion this season? Check out the full schedule for the 2018 playoffs. You can listen to every game on ESPN Radio.


More mother tongue programmes, local authors at NLB Read! Fest  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The National Library Board (NLB) launched the fifth edition of its annual Read! Fest on Friday night (June 22), with the highest number of mother ...


Where can you stream archival videos online?, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Be prepared for a throwback to the past as the National Archives of Singapore (NAS) celebrates its 50th anniversary. For the first time, Mediacorp is streaming ...


Coastal Bend Day of Giving: Family Upreach, Inc. (NewLife Behavior Ministries)  KIIITV.com

This year's Coastal Bend Day of Giving supports 50 area nonprofits on the forefront of assisting those in need, and Family Upreach, Inc. (NewLife Behavior ...


Strip club visits part of his writing process  The Straits Times

One of the more unusual places that Singaporean poet and author Felix Cheong has written in is a Brisbane strip club called Showgirls.. Read more at ...


AskST@NLB: Top 10 travel destinations for 2019 include gourmet trip to Provence, getting up close to mountain gorillas in Africa  The Straits Times

ST travel writer Lee Siew Hua and guest speaker Chang Theng Hwee, CEO of Scott Dunn Asia, at a talk about the Top 10 travel experiences for 2019 at the ...


Commentary: I am Peranakan not Chinese  Channel NewsAsia

It feels awkward to be reflected as Chinese on my Identity Card, says prominent Peranakan writer Josephine Chia.


What does NLB's first Digital Learning Zone have to offer?  The Straits Times

Get up to date with new skills at the recently-reopened Yishun Public Library's Digital Learning Zone, the first dedicated space for digital learning in a public ...


'Talent also found in hard work of athletes'  The Straits Times

The elite athlete in full flight can often seem superhuman, causing the ordinary sporting fan to sigh to himself and say: "That's talent." But talent is found not just in ...


A glimpse of unique travel experiences in America  The Straits Times

Imagine visiting the city of Louisville in Kentucky in the US, the birthplace of Muhammad Ali, meeting his brother and hearing what it was like to grow up with the ...


NLB collaborates with foreign institutions to digitise rare items from Singapore's early history  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The last surviving copy of an early Malay language newspaper, one of the earliest Tamil works printed in Singapore, and a 17th century ...


Late to the ball: Age. Learn. Fight. Love. Play tennis. Win. By Gerald Marzorati  The Straits Times

Keen to look beyond sporting triumphs and defeats to know more about what makes an athlete? Check out NLB's recommendation before or after the talk, "Ask ...


An independent, united and neutral Asean is key for Singapore and the region: Tommy Koh  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - It is in both in Singapore's and Asean's interest that the regional grouping remain independent, united and neutral despite some member states' ...


Bouquets: Precious insight into Singapore history, Letters in Print News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Kudos to the National Library Board (NLB) for acquiring a rare publication of the Sejarah Melayu, or Malay Annals (Rare book on early S'pore stories back in ...


askST: Focus on needs when buying first HDB home  The Straits Times

The talk at the Central Public Library, part of the askST @ NLB sessions, was organised by The Straits Times and the National Library Board.. Read more at ...


National framework to build information and media literacy to be launched in 2019: S Iswaran  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: The Government will bring all efforts to build information and media literacy for Singaporeans into a national framework, which will be ...


Season Tickets for EuroLeague in MoraÄŤa from 140 to 2,000 EUR  Total Montenegro News

04 September 2018 - The citizen's interest in buying season tickets is high and so far more than two thousand fans have reserved their place in the MoraÄŤa ...


NLB stepping up efforts to arm the public with critical thinking skills in fight against fake news  The Straits Times

In the fight against fake news, the National Library Board (NLB) is playing its part by stepping up efforts to inculcate critical thinking skills across society, ...


Pahor Govt. (2008-2011) and Officials Blamed for €1bn Iranian Money Laundering Case at NLB  Total Slovenia News

STA, 17 May 2018 - A parliamentary inquiry into suspected money laundering at NLB and NKBM banks has spread the blame wide for suspected misdeeds at S.


Libraries also places where people can learn skills and share: Iswaran  The Straits Times

Besides being places where people read and borrow books, public libraries can also be places where people gather to learn and share.. Read more at ...


Be flexible and open to discovery on vacation  The Straits Times

When The Straits Times travel writer Lee Siew Hua was in Sao Paulo, Brazil, she found out only on the day of her visit to Iguazu Falls that a travel agent had ...


Former NLB manager charged with corruption, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

A former National Library Board (NLB) manager was charged in court yesterday after he allegedly received nearly $600000 in bribes from a company director.


Police take down armed gunmen in counter-terror drill at National Library  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - A car crash, masked gunmen and a police shoot-out disturbed the peace at the National Library on Tuesday (Sept 25) in the latest simulated ...


Rare book on early Singapore stories back in Republic  The Straits Times

A book that holds the stories of early Singapore, including Sang Nila Utama's experience on the island when he arrived in 1299, has made its way back to the ...


Next Level, Post 13 rave about summer baseball seasons  Tallahassee.com

NLB wins three big tournaments, while American Legion club finishes second in region.


A library in your pocket , Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

The NLB Mobile app lets readers: -Read eBooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers on the go for free; -Loan books via scanning the barcodes directly with the app; ...


Daily News 10 / 08 / 2018  EU News

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Daily News Daily News 10 / 08 / 2018 Brussels, 10 August 2018 European ...


2019 7v7 Travelling Team Directory and Tournament Page  247Sports

With the continuing rise of popularity of 7v7 traveling teams in the United States, Panther247 has decided to create a directory of teams and tournaments for the ...


Sweeping sea view at VivoCity library, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Visitors may find it a challenge to keep their eyes on a book all the time at the new library@harbourfront, with its location on the third level of VivoCity offering ...


Book depositories: NLB makes concerted effort to spruce up libraries  The Straits Times

In the past year, the National Library Board has revamped and reopened five libraries in malls and town hubs, creating bigger and niftier spaces for users.


NLB to help S'poreans prepare for digital future  The Straits Times

The National Library Board (NLB) will be doing more to prepare Singaporeans for a future where digital skills are in high demand.. Read more at ...


NLB push to arm public with critical thinking skills  The Straits Times

The National Library Board (NLB) is playing its part in the fight against fake news by stepping up efforts to arm the public with critical thinking skills, its director ...


Temple's rare historical records donated to NLB, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

To construct the Hong San See temple - now a national monument - bricks were ordered by the "trishaw-load".. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Getting kids to read a little more, Latest Singapore News  The New Paper

Singapore News - Starting today, there will be book conversations with homegrown poets, digital poetry booths and stand-up comedy in libraries here.


How are our libraries equipped for our seniors?, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

From large print books to electronic magnifiers and e-newspaper readers, the public libraries have a myriad of facilities to make reading easier for seniors.


Singapore libraries have a new remit: Equip seniors with digital skills  Channel NewsAsia

The National Library Board will be developing a suite of digital readiness services to extend its reach to more than 300000 Singaporeans over the ...


What are teenagers reading?, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

When teenagers reach for a book in the library, chances are they would go for a mystery tome or a thriller novel. The genre of mysteries and thrillers is most ...


ST photojournalist recalls 7-hour quest for perfect shot  The Straits Times

Seven hours. That was how long photojournalist Kevin Lim had to wait at Capella Singapore hotel to capture four minutes' worth of pictures of North Korean ...


M.L.B. Puts a Limit on Mound Visits Per Game  The New York Times

Under new pace-of-play rules, each team will be allowed six mound visits per game that do not involve a pitching change, with one added for each extra inning.


Tampines library to reopen with new features including cooking studio  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: A refreshed Tampines Regional Library is set to open its doors to the public at Our Tampines Hub on Aug 5. Sporting a new look and new ...


Digital library can be accessed any time, anywhere  The Straits Times

We thank Mr Heng Cho Choon for his suggestion of a 24/7 library (Room for improvement in our libraries; June 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Diners will lose out if chefs choose to make food for the eyes over the tastebuds: ST Life editor  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - From home cooks to milkshake shops and 65-year-old Cantonese restaurant chefs, every member of the food industry has had to adapt to the ...


Next Level Baseball wins Perfect Game national title  Tallahassee.com

Club's 18U team bests 15 others in Fort Myers during PG BCS National Championship.


Major League Baseball's Highest-Paid Players Of 2017  Forbes Now

Ten MLB players will bank a combined $279 million this season from salaries, bonuses, memorabilia and endorsements. Pitchers lead the way with six of the top ...


No. 13 UNI Panthers at No. 24 Montana Grizzlies: 3 keys to the game  The Gazette

CEDAR FALLS — No. 13-ranked Northern Iowa kicks off its 2018 football season on the road Saturday night against No. 24 Montana. UNI has never defeated ...


Diminutive Swiss teen Malgin shows off big game for Panthers  Sun Sentinel

It's easy to be overlooked when you're 5-foot-9 and for the past year you've played on the same Swiss professional team with teen phenom Auston Matthews, ...


What are some of the National Library Board's child–friendly features in the libraries?  The Straits Times

Most public libraries have their own areas for children to hone their reading habits. Here are some unique features of what our libraries have to offer.


NLB: Perth Wildcats forward Matt Knight retires  Community Newspaper Group

The risk of further head injury has forced the retirement of Perth Wildcats power forward Matt Knight.


Tester rallies for locked out workers in Three Forks  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Dozens gathered around U.S. Sen. Jon Tester in front of Imerys Talc Mill in Three Forks on Saturday afternoon as he voiced his support for locked out workers.


Singapore companies should aim for the 'lion logo' as a mark of trust and quality: Chan Chun Sing  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Singapore is known as the Lion City, but the maned animal also has a positive connotation in the corporate world - that of business excellence.


Necessary to publish IC numbers of individuals sometimes  The Straits Times

We refer to Mr Sean Lim Wei Xin's letter (NRIC numbers still appearing in public notices; Nov 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com.


NLB launches new digital business library  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Singapore residents with an account with the National Library Board (NLB) can now access business resources in a new digital business ...


Singapore monuments built using Lego bricks go on display  The New Paper

Singapore News - Miniature replicas of eight Singapore landmarks, built using more than 110000 Lego bricks, are on display at the basement of the National ...


New framework mooted to combat online scams, misinformation in Singapore  Channel NewsAsia

A national info and media literacy framework will consolidate existing initiatives by IMDA, NLB, CSA and the Media Literacy Council.


Yishun library set to reopen with digital learning zone, private reading nooks  Channel NewsAsia

After being closed for about a year for a revamp, the Yishun library will reopen on Saturday (Feb 3) with a refreshed look, new features and learning spaces for ...


Slovenia rocked by Iran-related money laundering scandal  EURACTIV

Slovenia's state prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into claims that the country's biggest state-owned bank, Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB), may ...


What mother tongue programmes are there in the libraries?  The Straits Times

The National Library Board has set up several mother tongue language reading clubs for children in libraries across Singapore, designed to interest and ...


Scalpay’s Eilean Glas lighthouse could be set for a makeover  Stornoway Gazette

Scalpay's Eilean Glas lighthouse, one of the first four lighthouses built in Scotland, is set to get a makeover, if a planning application submitted to Comhairle nan ...


Online archives matter - it's only right to bring them into NLB fold  The Straits Times

We can expect that Singapore's Smart Nation thrust will have a major impact on our lives, economic and social. Just how extensive that impact might be is ...


NLB working at creating spaces that cater to all  The Straits Times

We thank Mr Sean Lim Wei Xin for his feedback that the National Archives of Singapore's (NAS') Archives reading room facilities should be made available at ...


Next Level Baseball 18U wins Prospect Wire World Series title  Tallahassee.com

Not even a month after finishing as runner-up for the Prospect Wire National Championship, Next Level Baseball 18U was back at it in another tournament this ...


Access over 300,000 titles without visiting the library, Singapore News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Singaporeans can soon carry in their smartphones a whole library of resources.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


National Library Board of Singapore Launches Digital Business Library  PR Newswire

SINGAPORE, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies, from startups to multinational conglomerates, will be able to get access to top business resources in a ...


Library Consultative Panel supports move by NLB to remove controversial book series  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Three weeks after the National Library Board (NLB) removed a controversial series of Malay language books for young people from its shelves, ...


New library app, book downloads to encourage reading on the go  Channel NewsAsia

The free app gives users access to library information and transactions. These include searching for and downloading e-books, signing up for ...


NLB withdraws Malay language books on religion, to review vetting process  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: The National Library Board (NLB) said it will review its vetting process for potentially sensitive materials, after it withdrew a series of Malay ...