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Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, face official secrets charges - World News
Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, face official secrets charges 28 minutes ago
December 14, 2017 7:28 AMYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's government said on Wednesday (Dec 13) that police had arrested two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The reporters had been working on stories about a military crackdown on the Rohingya Mus
Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up -World News
Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up 32 minutes ago
NEW YORK: Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight on Wednesday (Dec 13) amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox's prized television and film assets. The Wall Street Journa
Commentary: Carbon tax an opportunity to take a leap forward on sustainability and transparency -World News
Commentary: Carbon tax an opportunity to take a leap forward on sustainability and transparency 32 minutes ago
Amidst talk of possible tax hikes, one already-declared measure stands the chance of changing behaviour in Singapore and beyond. Jaime Ho, Channel NewsAsia’s Chief Editor, Digital News talks about what to expect of the carbon tax in 2018.
West Ham hold dominant Arsenal to 0-0 draw -World News
West Ham hold dominant Arsenal to 0-0 draw 32 minutes ago
West Ham United held out to secure a goalless draw at home with Arsenal on Wednesday after the visitors missed a string of chances in a pulsating Premier League clash at the London Stadium. The result left Arsenal seventh on 30 points from 17 games while
Cancer-battling US Senator John McCain hospitalised -World News
Cancer-battling US Senator John McCain hospitalised 32 minutes ago
WASHINGTON: US Senator John McCain, who is fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer, was in a military hospital on Wednesday (Dec 13) to treat "normal side effects" of his therapy, his office said. The 81-year-old former prisoner of war and 2008 Repu
Ecuador court sentences VP to six years in jail in Odebrecht graft case -World News
Ecuador court sentences VP to six years in jail in Odebrecht graft case 32 minutes ago
An Ecuadorean court on Wednesday sentenced Vice President Jorge Glas to six years in jail after finding him guilty in Brazilian construction company Odebrecht SA's corruption scandal.
Injured Bailly may need surgery, says Mourinho -World News
Injured Bailly may need surgery, says Mourinho 32 minutes ago
MANCHESTER, England: Manchester United defender Eric Bailly may need surgery on the injury that has kept him out of action since early November, manager Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday. Bailly had trouble with his groin after returning from international
Disney deal set to value Fox at more than US$75 billion: source -World News
Disney deal set to value Fox at more than US$75 billion: source 32 minutes ago
Walt Disney Co's deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will value the latter at over US$40 per share, or US$75 billion, a person familiar with the matter said.
Football: Milan set up Inter Italian Cup quarter-final clash -World News
Football: Milan set up Inter Italian Cup quarter-final clash 33 minutes ago
MILAN: New coach Gennaro Gattuso got back-to-back wins as AC Milan booked a quarter-final clash with city rivals Inter Milan in the Italian Cup after a comfortable 3-0 last 16 win over Verona on Wednesday (Dec 13). Gattuso earned his first win as Milan b
Liverpool frustrated again in West Brom stalemate -World News
Liverpool frustrated again in West Brom stalemate 33 minutes ago
Liverpool suffered more frustration at Anfield as they again dropped crucial home points after being held to a goalless draw by a resilient West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. After criticism for not starting with Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino in
Football: Man City set win record, Lukaku lifts Man Utd -World News
Football: Man City set win record, Lukaku lifts Man Utd 2 hours ago
LONDON: David Silva scored twice as runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City won 4-0 at Swansea City on Wednesday (Dec 13) to set a new English top-flight record of 15 consecutive victories. Pep Guardiola's side, 2-1 winners at second-place Manche
Puel's Leicester thump sorry Southampton 4-1 -World News
Puel's Leicester thump sorry Southampton 4-1 2 hours ago
Dec 13: Leicester City secured a resounding 4-1 Premier League win at Southampton on Wednesday as their manager Claude Puel continued his superb start at the club and gained revenge over the team who sacked him in June. Leicester, who have won four strai
Bayern go nine points clear with 1-0 win over Cologne -World News
Bayern go nine points clear with 1-0 win over Cologne 2 hours ago
BERLIN: Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski grabbed his 15th goal of the season to help nervous Bayern Munich beat bottom club Cologne 1-0 on Wednesday and go nine points clear at the top of the Bundesliga. On the day when winger Franck Ribery becam
Rooney strike lifts Everton to win at Newcastle -World News
Rooney strike lifts Everton to win at Newcastle 2 hours ago
Dec 13: Wayne Rooney's first-half goal lifted Everton to a 1-0 Premier League win over Newcastle United on Wednesday and continued their revival under manager Sam Allardyce. Rooney struck in the 27th minute, turning in a rebound from close range to secur
Lukaku goal just enough for lacklustre Manchester United -World News
Lukaku goal just enough for lacklustre Manchester United 2 hours ago
Dec 13: A lacklustre Manchester United responded to their derby defeat by Manchester City with an unimpressive 1-0 Premier League win over Bournemouth at a subdued Old Trafford on Wednesday. Romelu Lukaku's ninth league goal of the season, a 25th- minute
Football: Lewandowski strikes as Bayern open nine-point gap -World News
Football: Lewandowski strikes as Bayern open nine-point gap 2 hours ago
BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski bagged his 15th goal in 16 league games as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich went nine points clear despite struggling to beat bottom side Cologne 1-0 on Wednesday (Dec 13). The Poland hot-shot has failed to score in only four
Canada says defence firms can now sell small arms to Ukraine -World News
Canada says defence firms can now sell small arms to Ukraine 2 hours ago
OTTAWA: Canada said on Wednesday that defence contractors would be allowed to sell weapons such as automatic firearms and electric stun guns to Ukraine, a move the government in Kiev has long pressed for. The Canadian foreign ministry said in a statement
Aurier gets first Tottenham goal in 2-0 defeat of Brighton -World News
Aurier gets first Tottenham goal in 2-0 defeat of Brighton 2 hours ago
Serge Aurier's first goal for Tottenham Hotspur and a late effort by Son Heung-min sealed a 2-0 win for the hosts over Brighton and Hove Albion to restore their place in the top four of the Premier League on Wednesday.
Chinese, South Korean leaders meet hoping to smooth tensions -World News
Chinese, South Korean leaders meet hoping to smooth tensions 2 hours ago
BEIJING: South Korean President Moon Jae-In will hold talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing on Thursday (Dec 14), seeking to repair a relationship strained over Seoul hosting a US missile system. Moon's office has said he hopes to "normalise" t
Dutch-Belgian supermarket to battle Amazon on two fronts -World News
Dutch-Belgian supermarket to battle Amazon on two fronts 2 hours ago
Unlike investors who sold off rival food retail stocks in response to Amazon's plan to buy Whole Foods, Ahold Delhaize boss Dick Boer took the news in stride.
ESM Goh meets Indian PM Modi during visit to India -World News
ESM Goh meets Indian PM Modi during visit to India 2 hours ago
December 14, 2017 12:26 AMNEW DELHI - Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (Dec 13) during a visit to India, in the latest exchange of high-level visits between the two countries.
Shark-spotting drones patrolling Aussie beaches -World News
Shark-spotting drones patrolling Aussie beaches 2 hours ago
December 14, 2017 5:00 AMSYDNEY • High-tech shark-spotting drones are patrolling dozens of Australian beaches this summer to quickly identify underwater predators and deliver safety devices to swimmers and surfers faster than traditional lifesavers.
What's Next: December 14, 2017 -World News
What's Next: December 14, 2017 2 hours ago
December 14, 2017 5:00 AMThe trial of the confidante of disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun Hye for extortion will wrap up today.
Xi keeps low profile as China marks Nanjing Massacre anniversary -World News
Xi keeps low profile as China marks Nanjing Massacre anniversary 2 hours ago
December 14, 2017 5:00 AMBEIJING • China yesterday marked the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre with a call to work with Japan for peace, as President Xi Jinping kept a low profile and left the main public remarks to another senior official.
Two children among nine dead in Selangor fires -World News
Two children among nine dead in Selangor fires 2 hours ago
December 14, 2017 5:00 AMNine people, including two children, were killed in two separate pre-dawn fires yesterday in Malaysia's Selangor state.