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Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign - World News
Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 10:38 PMBO RAI, THAILAND (REUTERS) - Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustra
StarHub to buy homegrown cryptography firm for up to S$122m -World News
StarHub to buy homegrown cryptography firm for up to S$122m 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: StarHub has agreed to buy homegrown firm D'Crypt - the company behind the technical and security systems in the In-Vehicle Units in Singapore cars - for up to S$122 million. In a press release on Friday (Dec 15), StarHub said the acquisition w
7 places to check out over the year-end school holidays -World News
7 places to check out over the year-end school holidays 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: As the year comes to an end, what better than to get together with friends and loved ones to create memories? There's plenty to do around town: Let your hair down at the Marina Bay Carnival, capture some snapshots at the Sentosa Pop Up Night -
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19 -World News
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19 2 days ago
LONDON: Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée, Meghan Markle, will marry on May 19, Kensington Palace said. Queen Elizabeth's grandson, fifth-in-line to the throne, and Markle, who stars in the US TV legal drama Suits, announced their engagem
Brazilian football chief Del Nero given 90-day FIFA ban -World News
Brazilian football chief Del Nero given 90-day FIFA ban 2 days ago
PARIS: FIFA handed Brazilian football confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero a 90-day provisional ban from all football activities on Friday (Dec 15). The 76-year-old, a former member of the FIFA Council, is the latest prominent South American
Italian woman jailed in Denmark for ordering murder online in bitcoin -World News
Italian woman jailed in Denmark for ordering murder online in bitcoin 2 days ago
COPENHAGEN: An Italian woman who ordered the murder of her boyfriend through a website and paid a hitman in bitcoin digital currency was sentenced on Friday (Dec 15) to six years in a Danish jail.  The 58-year-old woman ordered the murder - which was ne
Israeli troops wounds more than 40 Palestinians in protests over US Jerusalem move -World News
Israeli troops wounds more than 40 Palestinians in protests over US Jerusalem move 2 days ago
RAMALLAH, West Bank: Israeli troops shot and wounded more than 40 Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank on Friday (Dec 15), medical officials said, as protests over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital enter
Japan's transport minister orders inspections for all 4,800 bullet trains after crack found -World News
Japan's transport minister orders inspections for all 4,800 bullet trains after crack found 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 8:54 PMTOKYO - Japan's transport minister Keiichi Ishii has ordered the five Japan Railways (JR) companies that operate shinkansen bullet trains to conduct an urgent inspection of all 4,800 trains that are in service nationwide.
Moon-Xi summit a good 'first step' but complete thaw in bilateral ties will come slowly -World News
Moon-Xi summit a good 'first step' but complete thaw in bilateral ties will come slowly 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 9:15 PMSEOUL - South Korean President Moon Jae In's cordial summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing is viewed as a "good signal" and "first step" in restoring ties frayed by a diplomatic row over Seoul's deployment of a
Chinese efforts to mend ties with South Korea may have to do with strategic calculations -World News
Chinese efforts to mend ties with South Korea may have to do with strategic calculations 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 9:15 PMBEIJING - South Korea's reassurances to China over its security concerns paved the way for better relations and President Moon Jae In's state visit, analysts said.
China to host Palestine-Israel peace symposium -World News
China to host Palestine-Israel peace symposium 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 9:18 PMBEIJING - China will host a symposium for Palestinian and Israeli peace advocates in Beijing from Dec 21 to 22, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Friday during a regular press briefing.
Battle lines drawn in Hong Kong over plans to change LegCo's operating rules -World News
Battle lines drawn in Hong Kong over plans to change LegCo's operating rules 2 days ago
A plan to change how the legislature conducts its business is raising concerns that the opposition's power and influence would be further limited.
Night-time temperatures could reach 23°C in next fortnight: Met Service -World News
Night-time temperatures could reach 23°C in next fortnight: Met Service 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: Slightly cooler night-time temperatures are expected in the next fortnight, said the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) on Friday (Dec 15).  In a media advisory, it said the temperature at night could fall to 23°C or 24°C during th
Five on Friday: Five classic 1980s cartoons we would like rebooted -World News
Five on Friday: Five classic 1980s cartoons we would like rebooted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: For the honour of Grayskull, She-Ra is getting the 21st century makeover she deserves.  It was recently announced that the classic 1980s animated series She-Ra: Princess Of Power would be getting a reboot from DreamWorks Animation. The new
Catholics detained for singing Christmas carols in Indian state -World News
Catholics detained for singing Christmas carols in Indian state 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: Indian police detained dozens of Catholics singing Christmas carols for allegedly trying to convert people, officials said Friday (Dec 15), as fears grow over religious freedom in the South Asian nation. Police said 32 people were detained for
China says stalled projects with S.Korea to resume, hails 'spring time' in ties -World News
China says stalled projects with S.Korea to resume, hails 'spring time' in ties 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 8:16 PMSEOUL/BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's stalled projects with South Korea will resume as ties between the two nations thaw, South Korea's presidential office spokesman on Friday (Dec 15) quoted Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as saying.
Limited service along Sengkang-Punggol LRT on Sundays in Jan, Feb to facilitate rail works -World News
Limited service along Sengkang-Punggol LRT on Sundays in Jan, Feb to facilitate rail works 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: In the first two months of 2018, there will be limited services on parts of the Sengkang-Punggol LRT (SPLRT) on most Sundays, to facilitate renewal and improvement works, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced in a news release on Frid
Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign -World News
Thailand battles drug-resistant malaria strains that imperil global campaign 2 days ago
BO RAI, Thailand: Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustrate global attempts to stamp out the d
Sunday closures, shorter weekend service hours on another part of East-West Line in January -World News
Sunday closures, shorter weekend service hours on another part of East-West Line in January 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: Train service on the East-West Line (EWL) will be affected on all weekends in January as maintenance and renewal works on the rail line continue, SMRT said on Friday (Dec 15). This includes two more full-day closures of 10 stations on Jan 21
Myanmar family jailed for brutal abuse of child servants -World News
Myanmar family jailed for brutal abuse of child servants 2 days ago
YANGON: The owners of a Myanmar tailor shop were sentenced to more than a decade in prison on Friday (Dec 15) for the horrific abuse of two young domestic workers, a case that gripped the nation and fixed a spotlight on its dismal record on child labour.
Santa traffic cop sleighs it with Manila dance routine -World News
Santa traffic cop sleighs it with Manila dance routine 2 days ago
MANILA: Directing motorists at busy intersections in Manila isn't the easiest job, but traffic cop Ramiro Hinojas makes it fun by adding dance to his beat. This Christmas, Hinojas, 51, is performing his regular routine dressed as Santa Claus to bring a l
4 men fail in attempt to smuggle buffalo into MPV in Penang: Reports -World News
4 men fail in attempt to smuggle buffalo into MPV in Penang: Reports 2 days ago
PENANG: A group of four men in Penang failed in their attempt to steal a buffalo from a village and smuggle it out in a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV).  According to various local reports on Friday (Dec 15), the suspects managed to squeeze the black buffal
Singapore Airlines fare type changes unlikely to push passengers away: Experts -World News
Singapore Airlines fare type changes unlikely to push passengers away: Experts 2 days ago
Some social media commentators called the move more worthy of budget airlines, but aviation analysts argued that the carrier continues to retain its high-end allure.
Airbus, Thai Airways to set up aircraft maintenance hub in Thailand -World News
Airbus, Thai Airways to set up aircraft maintenance hub in Thailand 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 6:50 PMBANGKOK (REUTERS) - National carrier Thai Airways International and Airbus plan to jointly open an aircraft maintenance and repair operations (MRO) hub in Thailand, a Thai Airways official said on Friday (Dec 15).
Malaysian Chinese housewife handed jail term for insulting Islam -World News
Malaysian Chinese housewife handed jail term for insulting Islam 2 days ago
December 15, 2017 6:54 PMKUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Malaysian woman was given a six-month jail term Friday (Dec 15) for making offensive remarks about the Prophet Mohammed in a mosque, state media said, a fresh sign of growing tensions in the multi-ethnic cou