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Nepal earthquake: Rescue teams arrive too late to save lives, it's time to rethink ...

Brisbane Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Rescue team members from Turkey, China and Nepal search through rubble in Kathmandu. Photo: Reuters. Australians missing in Nepal after devastating earthquake · ADF to airlift survivors as international rescue effort intensifies.
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World NewsSouth Korean ferry captain convicted of murder

Financial Times - ‎6 minutes ago‎
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sunk a year ago with the loss of 304 lives has been given a life term for murder, domestic media reported from the court in the southern city of Gwangju.
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Singaporeans continue wait to leave quake-hit Nepal

Malay Mail Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
People wait outside the departure terminal at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 27, 2015, following the April 25 earthquake. - Reuters picSINGAPORE, April 28 - Singaporeans hoping to depart Nepal yesterday had to stay on longer, after the C-130s ...
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Cowell apologises for Bali Nine video

Sky News Australia - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Actor Brendan Cowell has apologised for telling Tony Abbott to show 'some balls' in doing more to save Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran from the firing squad in Indonesia.
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Does US military law report help IDF against alleged Gaza war crimes?

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The defining issue in the case is whether the UN report will view the IDF's targeting principles and investigations of its own soldiers as reasonable.
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Caught on video: SCDF personnel thrash, mess up dorm

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
SINGAPORE - A group of Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) trainees were caught on video thrashing and creating a mess in their dormitory before their passing out.
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Please leave us Muslims alone

Malay Mail Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
APRIL 28 - I am tired of reading about how we need to be protected from the evils of the world. According to a Malay Mail Online report titled “Cops: Public objection reason why support withdrawn for Thirst 2015”, the MPSJ (Subang Jaya Municipal Council) ...
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Give correct information on GST, Pakatan told

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Pakatan Rakyat leaders have been urged to tell the truth about the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and refrain from confusing the people with inaccurate information.
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'We could help this family'

The New Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton looks set to allow a 10-year-old boy with autism to remain in Australia. Tyrone Sevilla's condition meant his mother Maria's skilled worker visa was rejected.
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Nations wants nuclear weapons eliminated

The Australian (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE United States has announced plans to step up the dismantling of retired nuclear warheads and issued a stern warning to North Korea to give up its nuclear program or face deeper isolation.
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British humanitarian volunteers begin search and rescue mission in earthquake ...

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
HUMANITARIAN volunteers and emergency service crews from the UK have begun a search and rescue mission in Nepal following the earthquake which killed up to 3,600 people dead and left more than 6,500 injured.
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Greece raises prospect of referendum on lenders' demands

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday said he would have to resort to a popular referendum if lenders insist on demands that the government deems unacceptable but was confident of striking a deal to avoid such a scenario.
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Singapore seeks to attract more foreign system schools

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
To-date, some 16 sites have been offered under the previous three RFIs. Among the winners were Cognita; Dulwich College (above), GEMS Education, Overseas Family School and Global Indian International School.
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Work on Canberra MRT Station to start mid-2015

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Construction on the Canberra MRT Station on the North-South Line will start in the middle of this year after the Land Transport Authority (LTA) awarded the S$90 million construction contract to China State Construction Engineering ...
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Free bus, train rides on National Day

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Commuters can look forward to free bus and train rides all-day long come National Day on Aug 9. The free travel is aimed at encouraging everyone to attend the various celebrations around the island to mark Singapore's 50th year of ...
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First Sponsor back in black for Q1, acquires two hotels in Amsterdam

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Mainboard-listed First Sponsor Group swung to a profit in the first quarter of the year and also announced ongoing plans to acquire a property in Amsterdam for 54.6 million euros (S$78.8 million).

Marriott launches Apple Watch app to streamline hotel processes for guests

FierceMobileIT - ‎8 hours ago‎
The key to creating a successful wearable program is presenting sensible use cases for the end user. The clearest way developers have built those use cases is by expanding existing processes and pushing them to a wearable device, which is what Marriott ...
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Parade and party at SEA Games closing ceremony

AsiaOne - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC) goes through the highlights of and inspirations behind the biennial meet's closing ceremony, which will be held at the National Stadium.
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Bucks bounce Bulls to force Game 6

WHBY - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Milwaukee used a stellar performance by point guard Michael Carter-Williams to beat the Chicago Bulls 94-88 in Game 5 Monday night at the United Center in Chicago.
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Basketball: Singapore keep watchful eye on defending champions Philippines

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: The gold medal dream begins for the national men's basketball team at the 28th South-east Asian Games in June, but first, they will need to get past their first test against their regional rivals this week.
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First-time winners for Best Actor and Actress

AsiaOne - ‎11 hours ago‎
Rebecca Lim and Shaun Chen were crowned Best Actress and Best Actor last night at the Star Award. Print. Shaun Chen and Rebecca Lim were crowned Best Actor and Best Actress last night at the Star Awards, MediaCorp's annual event celebrating the ...

Group behind 'Mums and Maids' video addresses flak

The Star Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Workers' rights group Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) acknowledged the flak over a video urging employers to give their maids weekly days off by showing maids who knew their wards better than their parents did.
Issue far more complex
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Lee Kong Chian National History Museum: 7 things to watch out for beyond the ...

The Straits Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Walk through the doors of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum in Kent Ridge from April 28, and you will see through a frosted panel the museum's three main stars: Prince, Apollonia and Twinky.
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'Bizarre' new vegetarian dinosaur the cousin of T-Rex

TVNZ - ‎2 hours ago‎
The fossils of a strange Jurassic dinosaur that combined the look of a Tyrannosaurus rex, but was vegetarian, have been uncovered in Chile.
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Weather Extremes Blamed On Global Warming

ValueWalk - ‎4 hours ago‎
A new study from ETH Zurich, a Swiss university, says global warning is to blame for a large percentage of the temperature extremes around the world - some areas receiving abnormal amounts of moisture while other areas experience drought and some ...
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SpaceX rocket blasts off with 1st satellite for Turkmenistan

Reuters UK - ‎4 hours ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned SpaceX rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday to put a communications satellite into orbit for the government of Turkmenistan, a first for the Central Asian nation.
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Video of cockroach infestation in Eunos HDB goes viral

Yahoo Singapore News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A clip of cockroaches swarming onto a HDB corridor was uploaded on Facebook on Monday afternoon. (Screenshot: Facebook … What started as a rant about her family's living conditions has became viral as people shared her video depicting every ...

Nurses who went the extra mile for patients win healthcare award

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
TODAY reports: A total of 62 healthcare professionals have been recognised for going beyond their job scope to help others. PHOTOS.

Going plastic to feel fantastic

AsiaOne - ‎3 hours ago‎
She's only 12 years old but this Singaporean girl has had a nose job and liposuction done. All paid for by her parents. Jane (not her real name) may be the youngest to do this here but plastic surgeons tell The New Paper on Sunday that more teenagers aged ...
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