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Refugees stuck for days re-commence Europe passage

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The first buses carrying migrants from Hungary to Austria departed early on Saturday, after Vienna and Berlin agreed to accept thousands of people who have been stranded in Budapest.
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From Vietnam War to Turkish beach: The enduring power of photos

Hindustan Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A Turkish gendarmerie stands next to a young migrant, who drowned in a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos, as he lies on the shore in the coastal town of Bodrum, Turkey.
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Saudi Arabia satisfied with Obama's assurances on Iran deal

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about the Iran nuclear deal and believes the agreement will contribute to security and stability in the Middle East, a senior Saudi official said on Friday (Sep 4).
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Putin calls for global group to fight extremism

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
VLADIVOSTOK • Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for the establishment of an international coalition to fight extremism, saying he had spoken to United States President Barack Obama about the initiative.
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Deal with Singapore's GIC lifts DLF scrip, lends support to realty index

Hindu Business Line - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
The announcement of a $300-million deal between real estate major DLF and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC on Wednesday has set the DLF stock and realty index on fire amid bearish real estate and volatile Indian equity market conditions.
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NSP: Let people buy first HDB flat at cost

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎5 hours ago‎
In the party's first rally at Woodlands, party president Sebastian Teo proposed that Singaporeans be allowed to buy their first HDB flat at cost.
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NSP man sparks storm over motherhood

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
PAP's candidate for MacPherson SMC Tin Pei Ling giving out the party& PAP's candidate for MacPherson SMC Tin Pei Ling (above) giving out the party's national manifesto yesterday.
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Flexible hiring crucial for financial sector: ESM Goh

AsiaOne - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
Technological and demographic changes mean financial firms need a better approach to hiring and staff training, according to Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong.
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Town leaves 'rustic' label in the dust, leaving some anxious

TODAYonline - ‎11 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - For a long time, Potong Pasir's name was practically a byword in Singapore for words such as “quaint” and “rustic”.
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Exercise people's power at polls, not on streets: Malaysian PM Najib Razak

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister Najib Razak said the people had the right to choose a government, but should do it through the proper channel. It is wrong to do things that are against the law and Constitution, he added.
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Carmageddon: Why the TPP probably won't be an election issue

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations remain mired in basic disagreements. Closure in 2015 is a fading dream abandoned by the realists.
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Singapore politicians at their first elections

AsiaOne - ‎5 hours ago‎
As we begin proper the 2015 General Elections, welcoming back old faces and introducing the new, it's worth looking back at previous editions of the General Elections that brought in some of the most prominent politicians in Singapore.
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Rahman Dahlan's team sends Bersih cleanup bill to wrong house

Malay Mail Online - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister, Abdul Rahman Dahlan seen in this May 2, 2015 file photo. - Picture by K.E. OoiKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 - Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan sent his officers to the Bersih 2.0 office yesterday to ...
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Otto Pérez Molina, Guatemalan President, Resigns Amid Scandal

New York Times - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
MEXICO CITY - President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala resigned on Thursday to face charges in a customs fraud scandal that has generated a sweeping protest movement of citizens enraged by government corruption.
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UN criticises EU over response to migration crisis

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The UN has criticised the European Union's response to the migration crisis, urging the bloc to accept up to 200,000 extra refugees amid continuing divisions among EU member states about how to deal with the migration crisis.
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Bears continue to maul Asian markets

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
The bear kept its chokehold on regional markets yesterday as investors sold down ahead of the latest United States jobs report. Mainland Chinese markets were closed for a holiday, so investors had a respite from further shocks there, but Asia-Pacific ...
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G20 dodges devaluation dispute as China preaches Yuan stability

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
(Bloomberg) - Group of 20 ministers smoothed tensions over China's August currency devaluation as the nation's central bank suggested the move will not be repeated any time soon.

Onus on companies to monitor information leaks: SGX

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎16 hours ago‎
WHILE a company is involved in confidential and material discussions, it must closely monitor the trading of its stock, said Tan Boon Gin, chief regulatory officer of the Singapore Exchange (SGX).
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Singapore private home prices register second-largest drop in Asia

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎5 hours ago‎
PRIVATE home prices in Singapore registered the second-largest drop among its Asian counterparts in the last quarter, coming behind only China, according to Knight Frank's Global House Price Index.
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Fast lane: Aston Martin toasts James Bond

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
You would expect the Aston Martin DB9 GT Bond Edition to at least have a retractable missile launcher. But no, the car merely has subtle styling additions inside and out.
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Taiwan relaxes law on tech production in China

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
TAIPEI: Taiwan further relaxed controls Friday on local high-tech companies expanding into China, with the aim of allowing them to compete with giants like Intel and Samsung on the mainland market.
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Driven in SA: Jaguar's classy XE

Independent Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
The new XE offers an unusual alternative to the usual suspects, for those willing to pay a premium. 1/6. September 4 2015 at 10:56am.
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IFA kicks off with first China brand show in Berlin

Xinhua - ‎3 hours ago‎
BERLIN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- As the 55th IFA consumer electronics fair, Europe's largest consumer electronics and home appliances fair, kicked off on Friday in Berlin, China Brand Show also held its first opening ceremony at IFA.
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Football: S'pore U-15s brave in loss to N. Korea: Selvaraj

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ahead of yesterday's daunting clash against defending champions North Korea in their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 qualifiers, Singapore's U-15 coach V. Selvaraj wanted his team to improve after Wednesday's 0-5 loss to Thailand.
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Formula One: Bernie Ecclestone blows up at Ferrari

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
MONZA (Italy) • Bernie Ecclestone stepped into Formula One's tyre row on Thursday to deliver an embarrassing rebuke for Sebastian Vettel and his Ferrari team.
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Sexton indispensable for Ireland

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
DUBLIN: If Ireland finally manage to fulfil their World Cup potential this year, the likelihood is that Jonathan Sexton will have enjoyed an injury-free tournament.
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SPP takes aim at PAP's housing, education policies

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎4 hours ago‎
Mr Chiam See Tong speaking at the SPP rally for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC at Toa Payoh Stadium, Sept 4, 2015. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG.

S'pore Chinese Orchestra collaborates with NAFA students for concert

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) is collaborating with students from Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts (NAFA) for a free concert titled Beyond Music on Sept 23, 7.30pm, at Lee Foundation Theatre in NAFA Campus 3. Led by SCO ...

S'pore director Eric Khoo's latest films slated for worldwide festivals

TODAYonline - ‎13 hours ago‎
The cast of the 1960s segment of Eric Khoo's In The Room (including George Young and Vernon Cornelius). The film will be showing at various festivals around the world, including the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Lights out for movie houses in Libya

The Daily Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Movie posters are seen inside the Omar al-Mokhtar cinema, also known as Paradise, the only cinema still showing movies in the Libyan capital Tripoli on August 26, 2015.
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Emissions cuts pledges too weak to achieve 2C 'safety limit'

The Ecologist - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
Promises made by governments to cut their greenhouse emissions come nowhere near stopping global warming rising above the 2C danger level, writes Alex Kirby.
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Where Did Saturn's F Ring And Shepherd Satellites Come From?

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎20 hours ago‎
Using computer simulations, scientists have found that collision of satellites drove the formation of Saturn's F ring and shepherd satellites.
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Negotiators frustrated by slow progress in climate pact talks

Channel News Asia - ‎10 hours ago‎
BONN: Diplomats in Germany wrangling over the text of a climate rescue pact with a December deadline looming, kicked the can further down the road on Friday (Sep 4), frustrated at their own slow progress.
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BEELION-dollar lasso snaps, NASA mapper blind in one eye

The Register - ‎8 hours ago‎
The active radar portion of the “spinning lasso” antenna attached to NASA's SMAP satellite, launched in January, has stopped functioning and can't be recovered.

Informing athletes about concussions may not change behavior

Channel News Asia - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Educating athletes about the risk of concussion may do little to change long-term behavior, a new qualitative research review has found.

Tackle misuse of disability toilets at its root

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
I disagree with Dr Marissa Lee Medjeral-Mills' reasons for giving people with disabilities the exclusive use of disability toilets ("Disability toilets more about lowering barriers"; Thursday).

Woman who died after trekking in Indonesia had stroke symptoms

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ms Lisa Orsi, seen here in a Facebook photo, collapsed on Feb 20 and died 12 days later. Facebook. Saturday, Sep 05, 2015. The New Paper By Shaffiq Alkhatib.

Back to 'school' for grandparents

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
A group of women cradling baby dolls are gathered at Songpa Maternity Care Centre in Seoul, listening keenly to instructions on how to bathe and swaddle an infant.
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