Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Settings | Sign in

Top Stories

See realtime coverage

Indonesia asks for foreign help to extinguish forest fires - ‎6 hours ago‎
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia has asked other countries for help in extinguishing forest fires that have caused widespread haze in Southeast Asia.
See realtime coverage

Russia's Kalibr Cruise Missiles, a New Weapon in Syria Conflict

New York Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
By mounting a missile strike on Syria from warships nearly 1,000 miles away on Wednesday, the Russian military demonstrated an important new capability.
See realtime coverage

Netanyahu: We will prove terror does not pay

Globes - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The prime minister said harsher measures would be taken against the Islamic Movement in Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would take measures against the Islamic Movement in Israel at a Thursday press conference convened in the wake ...

US records on Chile 1976 assassination in Washington to be published

Web India - ‎4 hours ago‎
Around 1,000 US documents relating to the assassination in Washington of a Chilean politician fleeing the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship have been declassified and will be published today, Chile's foreign minister said.
See realtime coverage

Singapore testing drone delivery of snail mail

CNET - ‎4 hours ago‎
Singapore Post, the country's postal service, has delivered a package in its first drone test. The drone traveled 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) across the ocean to a nearby island to deliver a bundle with a t-shirt and letter to a postal employee who was ...
See realtime coverage

New report puts Mina stampede death toll at 1260 - ‎6 hours ago‎
Health authorities in the kingdom previously said civil defence officials would be offering any new casualty figures, though no new toll has been released by authorities since September 26.
See realtime coverage

CNB seizes S$300000 worth of drugs in three-day operation

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - More than S$300,000 worth of drugs have been seized by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) during a three-day blitz targeted at drug-trafficking activities.
See realtime coverage

NEA explains why it does not give hourly PSI readings

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Poor visibility during haze episodes is not always caused by air pollutants, the authorities said today (Oct 8). Questions about the accuracy of Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) readings and Singapore's reporting of air quality have ...
See realtime coverage

Singapore needs strong economy, military so it won't be bullied: Tommy Koh

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Small states cannot take their security for granted ... Historically, the world has always been a dangerous place for small countries," says the Ambassador-at-Large for Singapore's Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Drama draws 100-strong crowd

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
SCDF's DART personnel rappelled down to pry open the kitchen window and enter the seventh storey unit where the 51-year-old man was in.
See realtime coverage

Malaysia Arrests Another Critic of Prime Minister

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR—A prominent lawyer was arrested Thursday on charges of sabotage, his attorney said, after earlier planning to travel to the U.S.
See realtime coverage


Malaysia Chronicle - ‎11 hours ago‎
The special task force investigating 1MDB has never been dissolved or disbanded, said the Attorney-General's Chambers. In a statement today, the AG's Chambers added it had not made any statements to that effect.
See realtime coverage

Hostage taker of Manila passenger bus shot dead

The Punch - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The gunman who hijacked a passenger bus on Thursday afternoon in the capital was shot dead by police, local media said. The gunman, who remains to be unidentified, boarded the HM Transport Bus along Taft Avenue in Manila at round 2 p.m.
See realtime coverage

UN slams Arroyo detention - ‎3 hours ago‎
A UNITED Nations body has called for a “reconsideration” of the bail plea of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, calling her detention “arbitrary” and a violation of international law.
See realtime coverage

EU gets tough on expelling migrants, talks to neighbors

Reuters - ‎9 minutes ago‎
LUXEMBOURG European Union governments agreed on Thursday to step up deportations of illegal immigrants and discussed creating an EU border force among measures to cope with hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria's civil war.
See realtime coverage

At least 25 Yemenis killed by rocket attack at wedding

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Three brothers preparing to get married were killed in a rocket attack alongside at least 22 other people in southwest Yemen on Thursday, residents reported, saying Saudi-led coalition jets were probably to blame.
See realtime coverage

Ways Forward for FIFA: A Frank Accounting, and a Fresh Start

New York Times - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Sepp Blatter has been suspended from FIFA, but it is not a time to cheer. It is a time to step back and consider the futility of suspending him when the organization, with or without him, is barely standing as it is.
See realtime coverage

ABS releases guidelines on responsible financing

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
The guidelines comprise three main elements - disclosure of senior management's commitment, internal controls that support responsible financing, and raising staff awareness on environmental, social and governance issues.
See realtime coverage

Singtel to build S$400m data centre in Jurong

Channel News Asia - ‎15 hours ago‎
The 570,000-square-foot facility - Singtel's ninth data centre in Singapore - will be completed in the third quarter of 2016. POSTED: 08 Oct 2015 13:04; UPDATED: 08 Oct 2015 18:35.
See realtime coverage

VW scandal: Volkswagen HQ raided by German prosecutors as US boss faces ... - ‎2 hours ago‎
... • Volkswagen's US chief executive Michael Horn says knew about emissions scandal over a year ago • Costs from 'dieselgate' scandal estimated at €78bn by analysts • 'This company hs to bloody learn and use this to get its act together' says US boss ...
See realtime coverage

Stocks Extend Gains After Fed Minutes

Wall Street Journal - ‎58 minutes ago‎
U.S. stocks rose after notes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting suggested the central bank is looking for additional inflation before increasing interest rates.
See realtime coverage

Beyond 'Like:' 5 Ways You Might Soon Emote on Facebook

ABC News - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow? Facebook is going "Inside Out" on the Like button, adding a range of new emotional reactions to the iconic thumbs-up icon it launched in 2009.
See realtime coverage

StarHub to roll out faster, smoother surfing in busy areas

TODAYonline - ‎11 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - StarHub customers can soon look forward to a faster and smoother surfing experience in crowded areas: By the end of next year, the telco will deploy its heterogeneous network infrastructure (HetNet) - which will include mini base stations ...
See realtime coverage

We now know when Windows 10 Mobile will 'launch'

PCWorld - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Between the launch date of the Microsoft Lumia 950XL and comments made by Microsoft's official Lumia Facebook account, we now know when Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile will roll out.
See realtime coverage

Amazon launches platform to build apps for 'Internet of Things'

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎ Inc's cloud business, Amazon Web Services, has launched a service to help customers build applications to connect devices through the cloud, the so-called "Internet of Things".
See realtime coverage

Struggling Lions pull off scrappy win

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
Struggling Lions pull off scrappy win. Khairul Amri (number 19) heads the ball and scores during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier match between Singapore and Afghanistan.
See realtime coverage

MRT not the only option for ASEAN Para Games athletes, organisers stress

Channel News Asia - ‎11 hours ago‎
Besides taking the MRT, athletes can also use shuttle bus services to travel from Games Village at Marina Bay Sands hotel to the Sports Hub and other venues across the island.
See realtime coverage

Football: Singapore national coach Bernd Stange admits 'dirty win' over ...

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
The German reiterates his charges were “very, very lucky” to triumph 1-0 in their World Cup qualifier. By Justin Ong; POSTED: 09 Oct 2015 00:34.
See realtime coverage

Jurgen Klopp signs three-year deal worth £7m a year to become Liverpool ... - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Latest. 21:00. It's official. JURGEN KLOPP IS LIVERPOOL MANAGER. For the official announcement I hand over to Chris Bascombe, who has all the details HERE.
See realtime coverage

Julianne Moore: Summer makes my hair crazy!

Yahoo Singapore News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang shares his thoughts on the party's NCMP choices and the Punggol East town council deficit ahead of a meet-the-people session on 16 Sept.
See realtime coverage

Zhang Lei wins fourth season of Voice of China

AsiaOne - ‎5 hours ago‎
Zhang Lei from Na Ying's team was crowned winner of the fourth season of reality music talent show Voice of China on Wednesday (Oct 7).
See realtime coverage

Little Kids Face Down Veggies in This Cute Ikea Video

Creativity - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sometimes, the simplest ideas are the most effective. In this social film promoting its new Veggie Balls, Ikea films some little kids facing down plates of vegetables.

Prata Party: Singaporeans dance for prata

The New Paper - ‎6 hours ago‎
Office workers were caught letting loose and busting some moves - for free prata and teh tarik. Held at Asia Square on Thursday (Oct 8), "Dance for Your Prata" - a collaboration between The Hidden Good and the National Arts Council - is part of Got ...
See realtime coverage

Nobel Prize for literature to be awarded Thursday

CNN International - ‎11 hours ago‎
(CNN) The Nobel Prize for literature, the most prestigious award that can be won by any writer, will be awarded Thursday in Stockholm.
See realtime coverage

Shark vital to sabah's diving industry: Masidi

The Sun Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
KOTA KINABALU: Sharks are vital to Sabah's diving industry and most divers who come to Sabah want to see the species, says State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun.

German woman dies in Thailand from box jellyfish sting

Yahoo News - ‎Oct 7, 2015‎
BANGKOK (AP) - A 20-year-old German woman died at a popular Thai resort island after being stung by a box jellyfish, police said Wednesday, the third reported fatality in Thailand in 14 months from one of the world's most toxic jellyfish.
See realtime coverage

NASA finds blue skies over Pluto

Toronto Star - ‎39 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. - The sky over Pluto may not be sunny but it's undoubtedly blue. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered Pluto's blue sky during the historic flyby of the icy dwarf planet in July.
See realtime coverage

More to be called in for hepatitis C screening

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Nearly 1,000 people will be screened to check if they were affected by the hepatitis C outbreak at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) - a figure that is much higher than initially thought.
See realtime coverage

Under fire, producer takes down 'boobs' cancer awareness video

Malay Mail Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
The producer of the video for GrabCar's #GrabitBeatit breast cancer awareness campaign has apologised to viewers who accused it of objectifying women.
See realtime coverage

Singaporeans deliver 21000 masks to haze-hit Kalimantan

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎ and Let's Help Kalimantan volunteers are now looking to educate residents on the importance of masks. By Kane Cunico; POSTED: 08 Oct 2015 23:30.
See realtime coverage

More Cancer Docs Spurn Pricey Drugs - ‎6 hours ago‎
U.S. oncologists, aware that patients are paying more of the costs of expensive cancer drugs, are increasingly declining to prescribe medicines that have scant or no effect, even as a last resort.