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More bad home loans popping up in banks' non-performing loans

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sliding home prices, in particular the high-end ones, is causing more bad loans to pop up in Singapore banks' non-performing loan (NPL) books.
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Singapore Court Of Appeal Upholds Anti-Gay Sodomy Law - VIDEO

Towleroad - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The law, known as Section 377a, has been in place since Singapore was a British colony. It carries up to a two-year jail term for men who commit acts of "gross indecency" with other men, whether in public or in private.
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US nurse defies Ebola quarantine, goes for bike ride with boyfriend

CTV News - ‎22 minutes ago‎
FORT KENT, Maine -- A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride.
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Close-Up Footage of NASA Antares Rocket Explosion

People Magazine - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Tuesday's big news in space exploration was that the NASA Antares rocket, an unmanned spacecraft due to bring supplies to the International Space Station, exploded shortly after its takeoff from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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Parents, bosses 'must look beyond paper qualifications'

AsiaOne - ‎10 hours ago‎
Senior Minister of State for Law and Education Indranee Rajah and former Nominated MP and moderator Viswa Sadasivan at the NUS U@live forum yesterday.
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Hwa Chong, EtonHouse team up to launch international school with bilingual focus

Channel News Asia - ‎8 hours ago‎
At the new Hwa Chong EtonHouse Institution, subjects such as math and science will be taught in both English and Mandarin, and students will receive in-depth education on Chinese culture.
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Juan Flavier's remains to lie in state at UP Diliman

GMA News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The remains of former senator Juan Flavier, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 79, will lie in state at the Church of the Risen Lord at the Diliman campus of University of the Philippines.
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Neil Bantleman, Canadian in Indonesia, likely to be charged: family - ‎1 hour ago‎
Neil Bantleman, the Canadian man being held in Indonesia after being swept up in a high-profile child sexual assault investigation, will be charged there, his family says.
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Malaysian Bar stands by resolution that retired judges should not appear as ...

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar stands by its March 15 resolution that retired judges should not appear as counsel. Malaysian Bar president Christopher Leong issued the statement in response to the debate over retired Federal Court judge Datuk Seri ...
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Sweden recognizes the Palestinian state

The Nation - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Stockholm- Today, the Swedish government became the first E.U. member to officially recognize the state of Palestine. Although 134 other countries recognized Palestine before Sweden including Hungary, Poland and Slovakia before even becoming a part of ...
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Burkina Faso unrest

BBC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Tamasin Ford, BBC Ivory Coast correspondent tweets: Unconfirmed reports in #BurkinaFaso say army confirms retired General Kwame Lougue as head of state - is this now an official coup?
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Zambian league matches postponed

SuperSport (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Football Association of Zambia has postponed all league matches scheduled for the weekend of 1 November. This follows the passing of Zambia president Michael Sata on Tuesday in London.
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200 buried alive in Sri Lanka landslide

The Hindu - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Nearly 200 people are feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a deadly landslide destroyed the homes of mostly Indian—origin tea plantation workers with slim chances of any survivors being found even as India offered help to deal with the ...
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SGX streamlines rules for secondary-listed companies

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Under the new framework, SGX will not impose additional regulatory requirements where a company is secondary-listed on SGX and primary-listed on the main board of any of the 22 developed jurisdictions other than Singapore.
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GIC takes stake in Turkish retail property, office developer

IP Real Estate - ‎2 hours ago‎
IP Real Estate presents a unique searchable database of leading investment managers across the globe. Search REIM. GIC is to take a 20% stake in a Turkish real estate developer.
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Apple's Tim Cook: "I'm proud to be gay"

Irish Examiner - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Apple CEO Tim Cook has used an essay in Businessweek in the United States to come out as gay. The 53-year-old head of the technology giant, who previously served on the board of sportswear giant Nike, said: “While I have never denied my sexuality, ...
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NTU, UK university open research facility for light technology

TODAYonline - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between Nanyang Technological University and University Southampton. Photo: Robin Choo. mail · print.

Rugby: French bank Societe Generale signs on as International Rugby 7s sponsor

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
This year's edition of the Societe Generale International Rugby 7s will feature 21 teams, including three from Singapore. PHOTOS.
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Chicharito: I'm no super-sub - ‎1 hour ago‎
Javier Hernandez has vowed to prove he is more than just a super-sub at Real Madrid after scoring in the 4-1 Copa del Rey victory at Cornella on Wednesday.
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Wayne Rooney has scored 11 goals for Manchester United against City

Daily Mail - ‎27 minutes ago‎
No wonder Manchester United can't wait for Wayne Rooney to return in the Manchester derby on Sunday. The Etihad is a particularly happy hunting ground for the England striker with seven of his record 11 derby goals coming there - including his last five ...
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STB brings local contemporary creative talents abroad

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
SNGAPORE - Local contemporary creative talents will head overseas next year to showcase their craft as part of the celebrations for the Republic's 50th anniversary.
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Taiwanese actress Ariel Lin celebrates engagement with star-studded party

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
Taiwanese actress-singer Ariel Lin held an engagement party for the media, close friends and relatives in Taipei on Oct 29 , which also happened to be her 32nd birthday.
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Kung Fu Jungle Director Says Movies Have Missed Strong Characters

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Hong Kong kung-fu movies have taken a real beating in recent years. Moviegoers turned away from them in droves, China's film industry took over, and the noticeable lack of fresh, young martial-arts stars has been evident.
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Lava Slowly Edging Closer To Hawaii Community

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lava flow from Mount Kilauea has been sliding toward the village for days at a temperature 10 times hotter than boiling water. 11:36, UK, Thursday 30 October 2014.
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Chinese pay sky-high meteorite prices

Bangkok Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
URUMQI, China - One small cheque to a businessman, one giant leap for a meteorite: after journeys of millions of kilometres, rocks formed from the primordial soup of the solar system have landed on the walls of a Chinese showroom.
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Amelia Earhart mystery: Metal found on Pacific island from aviator's plane, group ... - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Researchers probing the 1937 disappearance of famed American aviator Amelia Earhart's plane said on Wednesday they now believe a slab of aluminum found decades ago on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean came from her aircraft.

New Community Health Centre to benefit patients with chronic diseases launched

Channel News Asia - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Community Health Centre in Tiong Bahru aims to complement healthcare services provided by general practitioners for patients with stabilised chronic diseases, such as eye screening and dietetic services.

More support for low-income expectant mothers

TODAYonline - ‎6 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Expectant mothers from low-income backgrounds can now look forward to a multi-layered and integrated community health and social care support system for their children by Temasek Cares.
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