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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 ...


AskST@NLB: 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, ...


Kloten rasselt auch mit Fige & Co aus den Playoffs!  BLICK.CH

Nur 38 Sekunden hält das neue Trainer-Trio des EHC Kloten das «zu Null». Weniger als 48 Stunden nachdem André Rötheli beurlaubt worden ist, fliegt auch ...


Borrowing limits at Singapore's libraries to be permanently raised  Channel NewsAsia

Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Sim Ann says this is in addition to the raised eBook loan quota from eight to 16.


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.


Borrow twice as many physical library books from April 1  The Straits Times

Library users no longer need to wait for the school holidays to borrow twice as many books.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


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. ...


AskST@ NLB: Those in Merdeka Generation will get letters in April  The Straits Times

Come April, the 500000 Singaporeans who are born in the 1950s will receive letters confirming their eligibility for the Merdeka Generation Package.. Read more ...


NLB could tweak app to encourage more to read  The Straits Times

In 2016, the National Library Board (NLB) launched the National Reading Movement in the hope of encouraging more people to read.. Read more at ...


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 ...


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.


Delegation of Slovenia NLB Bank on Bank Environment in Montenegro  Total Montenegro News

Montenegro has created an incentive investment environment, and an increasing inflow of foreign direct investments and an enlarged Capital budget make a ...


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 ...


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”.


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 ...


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 ...


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?


Finals in Finland 2019  International Floorball Federation

The women's semi-finals have been played in Finland and SB-Pro and PSS made it to the final. In the men's finals, Classic is leading 2-0 against TPS.


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.


Scots lighthouse ship Pharos is saviour of submariners too  The Scotsman

Its day job is to help look after the lighthouses which protect ships from being wrecked on Scotland's treacherous coasts.


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 ...


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 ...


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

SINGAPORE - Hiking gourmet trips in Provence, France, getting up close to mountain gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda, and trekking in Slovenia's Julian Alps ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Six great baseball sites in Washington  MLB.com

You, along with the All-Star players and coaches, have made it to Washington to watch some All-Star baseball. Congratulations! But the players who will bash ...


Merdeka Generation members to get letters confirming their eligibility in April  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Come April, the 500,000 Singaporeans who are born in the 1950s will receive letters confirming their eligibility for the Merdeka Generation ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


What should you see before the Selling Dreams exhibition ends?  The Straits Times

The Selling Dreams: Early Advertising in Singapore exhibition has been at the level 10 gallery of the National Library Building for the past five months and will ...


What is the Singapore Biographical Database of Chinese Personalities?  The Straits Times

The Singapore Biographical Database of Chinese Personalities is a new online database (sbdb.nus.edu.sg) of prominent Chinese personalities and the ...


McDonald's Singapore to give out books from How To Train Your Dragon author  Channel NewsAsia

A book series from Cressida Cowell will be available free with Happy Meal purchases, while a collaboration with the National Library Board brings ...


Include mother tongue language books as part of baby gift pack  The Straits Times

As a parent of two young children, I have been a happy recipient of the National Library Board's (NLB) baby gift pack. The books provided a wonderful ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. The National Library Board ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Singapore's largest mall library to open at VivoCity  Australasian Leisure Management

The new 3,000 metre2 library@harbourfront located on the third floor of VivoCity, the largest to be located in a shopping mall in Singapore, is scheduled to open ...


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

Precious insight into Singapore history. Read more at straitstimes.com.


What are the new upgrades that MOLLY our mobile library bus has recently gotten?  The Straits Times

MOLLY® the Mobile Library turns 10 this year. The mobile library bus has undergone a few changes over the decade, allowing it to better serve underprivileged ...


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.


One of Scotland's oldest lighthouses set for revamp  STV News

One of Scotland's oldest lighthouses set for revamp. An application has been made to give Eilean Glas in Scalpay, Outer Hebrides a makeover.


Woodlands Regional Library closed for a day due to burst pipe, reopened on Tuesday  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Woodlands Regional Library was temporarily closed on Monday (April 8) due to water leaking from a burst pipe.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


'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.". Read more at ...


Scotland’s lighthouses a shining beacon of solar technology  The Scotsman

Scotland's lighthouses are deploying the latest solar power technology to help guide mariners through the harshest of environments with running costs radically ...


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' ...


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 ...


Privatisation in Slovenia Has Raised Almost €1bn Since 2012  Total Slovenia News

The past six years of privatisation in Slovenia have raised money to pay down debt and deal with demographic issues.


Play-offs 2019 in Finland  International Floorball Federation

The regular season is over in the Finnish top floorball leagues.


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: 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.


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 ...


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, ...


Sejarah Melayu in English available at library, online  The Straits Times

We thank Mr Chin Kee Thou for his feedback (Precious insight into Singapore history; Feb 7).. Read more at straitstimes.com.


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.


Confident start to 2019 for Richards  Otago Daily Times

The Eckerd College forward piled in 26 points on 10/12 shooting, while adding seven rebounds, five assists and two steals in a big win against Palm Beach ...


When Scotland’s last lighthouse keeper turned off the lights  The Scotsman

Bill Gault turned off the lamp at Fair Isle South lighthouse for the last time 20 years ago this month.


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 ...


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 ...


NRIC numbers still appearing in public notices, Letters in Print News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

The Classifieds section of the newspaper yesterday carried a notice from the Official Assignee's office listing the latest group of people to have been discharged ...


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.


Sebetela sues Ngwato Land Board  Mmegi Online

The lawsuit stems from differences over the amount of compensation Sebetela should receive for giving his land to NLB in order for the expansion of Morupule ...


Average MLB Player Salary Nearly Double NFL's, But Still Trails NBA's  Forbes

Update: More current average player salaries and highest-paid players for major U.S. sports leagues can be found here. Major League Baseball is flush with ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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; ...


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.


Asian Film Archive's new cinema opens in April with eight classic horror flicks  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Cinephiles can look forward to a new space when the Asian Film Archive's (AFA) new theatre opens at the revamped National Archives of ...


Central European Football League teams: Calanda Broncos of Switzerland  American Football International

When talking about American football in Switzerland, the Calanda Broncos always come first to mind. With nine championship titles under their belt, and one ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


MCI asks NLB to review vetting process for divisive material following withdrawal of books  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The National Library Board (NLB) has been asked by the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) to review its vetting process for ...


Bedok Public Library reopens with new digital and senior-friendly features  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: The Bedok Public Library officially re-opened on Saturday (Oct 28) at its new location at Heartbeat@Bedok. The new library has a floor area of ...


Singapore libraries to destroy copies of gay penguin book  The Guardian

Row erupts as information minister backs decision to pulp all copies of book about male penguin couple following complaints.


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.


Singapore halts pulping of gay-themed children's books  The Guardian

Book about male penguins raising a chick and one about adoption are moved to adult sections of libraries after protests.