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Explore the news with interactives produced by the Straits Times Digital and Art desks

Take a virtual tour of the Capitol Theatre's interior

The Capitol Theatre will reopen with a splash on May 19 with a lavish $2.72 million musical. Singapura: The Musical will tell the story of a family's travails in the 10 years before Singapore became independent.

Take a virtual tour of the National Gallery Singapore

The new National Gallery Singapore will only open in November. In the meantime, The Straits Times' Picture Desk got a sneak peek into its refurbished interior and shot a series of 360-degree panoramas.

How popular are English Premier League teams? Twitter may have the answer

Twitter has tracked the popularity of the teams by looking at the number of people around the world following each club's official Twitter account.

Remembering Lee Kuan Yew

An intimate collection of essays, speeches and reports from The Straits Times archives in tribute to the founding father of Singapore

Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral procession: Your photos and stories

Where are you and what do you see? Take a photo and share it with us on this day as Mr Lee Kuan Yew takes his final journey.

The Singapore that Lee Kuan Yew built

Mr Lee Kuan Yew's victory speech in 1959, after being elected Singapore's first Prime Minister, foretold the transformation of the country from a tiny slum-ridden trading post into a global metropolis by the time he stepped down in 1990.

A guide to opposition movements since General Election 2011

Membership in opposition parties has always been in flux and switching between parties is not uncommon. Since the 2011 General Election, when several highly qualified candidates were introduced and contested under the opposition banner, changes have been afoot once again.

The 2015 Budget Statement

Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam delivered Singapore's Jubilee Budget statement on Feb 23, 2015. In his speech that lasted over two hours, Mr Tharman announced new measures to help Singaporeans cope with cost of living, further their careers and enhance their retirement savings. New initiatives were announced to help companies innovate and grow their business abroad. Read his full speech below. You may click on the icons or type in a keyword to find the parts most relevant to you.

How the Singapore Government is spending its dollars in 2015

Here is a breakdown on how the Singapore Government is allocating its finances in 2015. For FY2015, the Overall Budget Balance is projected to be a deficit of $6.7 billion or 1.7 per cent of GDP. However, this deficit will be covered by past surpluses with no draw on past reserves.

MH370: The search for answers, 1 year on

On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared while on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. One year later, what happened to the plane remains a mystery. For those with loved ones on board, the longest wait of their lives continues.

The passionate love scale: How deep is your love?

This graphic is based on a test developed in 1986 used by researchers to measure and assess passionate love and love’s three components: emotion, cognition and behavior. Think of the person whom you love most passionately. If you are not in love right now, think of the last person you loved passionately.

World time zones

Asean countries are considering switching to a common time zone, in line with with the formation of an integrated Asean Community. Here is a look at the current time zones in Asean and the rest of the world.

Condo projects in Geylang

A government proposal to re-zone some residential parts of Geylang for commercial use could lift the values of nearby condominiums.

COE quotas over the years

Car buyers can look forward to lower prices in the first few months of 2015, with a substantial increase in the certificate of entitlement (COE) quota. We look back at how the quotas have changed over the years.

The Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501

AirAsia QZ8501 crashed into the Java Sea on Dec 28, 2014, en route from Surabaya to Singapore with 162 people on board. Three days later, debris and bodies were found. The multinational search for the plane wreckage continues.

Ocean's Fury

A multimedia special report on the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, with interactive graphics on how the tsunami happened, before-after sliders and how the tsunami detection system works.

Little India Riot: One year later

One man's death, an angry mob and a nation in shock. The fiery scenes of rioting in Little India on Dec 8, 2013, have led to much soul searching in Singapore. We look back in this multimedia special.

Suburban shopping

These days you don’t have to travel downtown to get your shopping and dining fix, what with a slew of mall openings in the heartlands.

My dream school

Where are they headed next? Ten Shuqun Primary School pupils tell us which secondary school they want to go to, as they collect their Primary School Leaving Examination results.

Sim Lim Square Scammers

Scam tactics used by rogue retailers at Sim Lim Square have surfaced since the mall made the news in a spate of incidents. We look at their modus operandi.

Interactive guide to secondary schools

There are more than 160 secondary schools offering a variety of academic programmes in Singapore. See what each school has to offer in our interactive map.

Where to find $2 fishball noodles

The Consumer Association of Singapore says that while hawker food prices have gone up, there are still affordable meals out there. Here's a map to show you where you can have a meal for as low as $2.

Interim land use

As a number of prime sites get vacated, the authorities are working out what use they should be put to. Here's a look at how some interim sites are being used.

Regional hotspots (2000-2014)

Our interactive map shows the month distribution of hotspots in Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo, using information compiled from Nasa's EODIS database.

Skyline by the Bay

Take a 3D tour of the waterfront and let these young reporters from The Straits Times' online team show you how Marina Bay has transformed into a stunning showpiece of Singapore's skyline.

A 360 tour of Victoria Theatre

Explore the revamped Victoria Concert Hall and Victoria Theatre with our 360-degree panoramas.

All about the brazuca

The brazuca, this year's official World Cup match ball, has been touted as the "most-tested" ball ever by maker adidas, with 600 players testing it over 2.5 years. Here's a look at the technology behind it.

12th Parliament highlights

As President Tony Tan Keng Yam opens the second session of the 12th Parliament on May 16, we look back at some of the highlights of the first session.

The evolution of smartphones

Fewer people in Singapore are buying tablet mobile devices these days as they turn to bigger-screen smartphones. We retrace how the smartphone has evolved, starting from IBM's Simon in 1992.

David Moyes in caricature

David Moyes was sacked as Manchester United manager after a disastrous first season at the helm. We take a lighthearted look at his shortlived tenure at one of football's most famous clubs.

Flight MH370 Special Report

Four weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, we recount the events, stories and theories behind the incident in this multimedia special report.

Flight MH370 search area

As the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 goes underway in the South China Sea, Strait of Malacca, Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean, here's a look at the enormnity of the task facing the search team.

Exploring the FY2014 Budget

Get the details of Singapore's FY2014 budget and revenue estimates in our interactive charts.

Budget Statement trends

The FY2014 Budget guessing game is well underway but some hints have been dropped already. We comb through a decade of Budget speeches and identify 12 key themes.

Singapore Sports Hub

The new $1.33 billion Sports Hub is one of the most architecturally challenging and technologically advanced projects to be constructed in Singapore. Here is a look at the key features at the complex.

CPF contribution rates

As the labour movement calls on the Government to raise the CPF rates of those aged above 50 to 55, we take a look at how the contribution rates have changed over the years.