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Trump, Sanders win big in New Hampshire

Channel News Asia - ‎13 minutes ago‎
MANCHESTER, United States: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders decisively won Tuesday's (Feb 9) presidential primaries in New Hampshire, riding a wave of anti-establishment anger in the second key test of the long, unpredictable race for the White House ...
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10 die in head-on rail smash after train safety brakes fail

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ten people were killed when two commuter trains crashed head-on yesterday in southern Germany. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Nikkei falls to lowest since Oct 2014 as stress in banking sector lingers

TODAYonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
TOKYO - Japan's Nikkei share average fell more than 2 per cent to its lowest level since October 2014 today (Feb 10) as worries about the health of global banks persisted.
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US intelligence officials identify three greatest threats to the world right now - ‎52 minutes ago‎
THE three greatest threats to the world right now have been identified overnight by US intelligence chiefs and if they are to be believed, 2016 is shaping up to be one of the most perilous in human history.
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Taiwan arrests developers of toppled quake building

Irish Independent - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Three building firm bosses have been arrested on negligence charges following the collapse of an apartment building in southern Taiwan which killed dozens of people.
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Win over Liverpool was one of West Ham's greatest - Bilic

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Fans with long memories may disagree but West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic believes their last-gasp, extra-time win over Liverpool on Tuesday will go down as one of the London club's greatest triumphs.

NTU to introduce nine new undergraduate programmes this year

TODAYonline - ‎14 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will kick off the new academic year in August with nine new undergraduate degree programmes in business, engineering and science.

College girl killed after rape

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
Criminals raped and murdered a college girl at a village in Mathbaria upazila yesterday morning when she was returning home from a relative's house.

Stories that left paw prints on heart

AsiaOne - ‎3 hours ago‎
Personnel from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) arrived later and helped the worker out with a ladder, The Straits Times reported.

Couple say runaway wedding planner disappeared with $17k deposit and gifts

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
After dating for three years and saving for a year, they were finally ready to get married. But a week before their big day, their wedding planner allegedly fled with a deposit of $17,000 and a tray full of wedding gifts which included shoes, wallets ...
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BIFF leader nabbed, son killed in Cotabato raid

Philippine Star - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The arrested vice chairman for internal affairs of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters was wanted for a string of criminal offenses.
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Police crack Thai fake passport racket

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Bangkok: Police have disrupted a major fake passport syndicate supplying travel documents to people wanting to reach Australia. Australian investigators worked closely with authorities in Thailand to identify six key members of the syndicate, including ...
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Indonesia to form special TPP team this month

Jakarta Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Who is that masked man?: ​A Chilean police officer approaches a man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask to ask him for proof of identification before the start of a demonstration against the signing of the global free-trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific ...
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Binay takes campaign to Laguna with dismissed guv ER Ejercito - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A performer wearing an ER Ejercito mask dances on stage for the program of Jejomar Binay's senatorial slate at San Pedro, Laguna.
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North Korea satellite in stable orbit but not transmitting - US sources

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
North Korea's recently launched satellite has achieved stable orbit but not yet transmitted data back to Earth, U.S. sources said of a launch that has so far failed to convince experts that Pyongyang has significantly advanced its rocket technology ...
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Soldier rescued after six days buried in snow

The New Paper - ‎22 minutes ago‎
An Indian soldier was rescued nearly a week after he was buried by a deadly avalanche on the world's highest battleground. Yesterday, Lance Corporal Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad was being treated in Delhi in critical but stable condition, the army said.
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Convicted terrorists may be stripped of French citizenship

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
Paris - Lawmakers in France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday narrowly voted through a highly controversial proposal to amend the constitution to strip people convicted of terrorist offences of their French nationality.
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Mobsters signal plans to wreak havoc in Year of Monkey: China Daily

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
In its editorial on Feb 9, China Daily says the riots in Mong Kok will further ruin the image of Hong Kong, ranked as China's safest city.
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No Chinese New Year cheer for Singapore shares as STI slumps

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) was last seen 1.9 per cent lower at 2,572.73, with losers outnumbering gainers 231 to 48. Posted 10 Feb 2016 10:09; Updated 10 Feb 2016 10:58.
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Relook GST criteria, productivity grants for SMEs in Budget 2016: Ernst & Young

Channel News Asia - ‎13 minutes ago‎
The audit firm's recommendations include reallocating incentives under the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme to better encourage innovation and halving the qualifying annual income threshold for GST to S$500,000 from today's S$1 million.
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SIA could deliver more positive surprises

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎6 hours ago‎
The drop in jet fuel prices is proving to be a big boost for Singapore Airlines (SIA), as it battles sliding yields amid a tough operating environment.
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23.7% less businesses formed in Q4 2015: report

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎1 hour ago‎
MARKEDLY fewer businesses were formed in the final three months of last year compared to the corresponding period of 2014, according to the latest Singapore Business Formation Statistics Report released on Wednesday.
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Where Did HTC go From the Canadian Mobile Scene?

Android Headlines - Android News - ‎6 hours ago‎
It is no secret that HTC is in trouble when it comes to selling their mobile devices, but nowhere is it more evident than in Canada.
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Exclusive: In boost to self-driving cars, US tells Google computers can qualify as drivers

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads ...

The Straits Times - IDA exploring new way to get one-time passwords (press release) - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), which administers SingPass, told The Straits Times that it is mulling over the use of smartphone apps, also known as soft tokens, which would be more convenient for users.

Keeping the climate under control

The Straits Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Flat and squarish, the Tado can sit on a table or be mounted on a wall. It is managed via an app.PHOTO: TADO. The Ambi Climate unit stands upright, its wide base allowing it to sit neatly on a table top.

Olympic medal for Singapore sailors? Yes, says former sailing champ

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
TODAY reports: “Singapore Sailing has done extremely well in developing a really successful programme … they have been very successful with the Optimist and lower age group sailors,” says Rob Holden, a former South African national champion.
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Terry and Cahill may gain from hurt Zouma

The Straits Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
LONDON • Kurt Zouma's devastating knee injury could bring a reprieve for John Terry at Chelsea, after the captain's central defensive partner was ruled out for at least six months on Monday.
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NFL: 'Sore loser' Cam Newton defends Super Bowl sulk

The Straits Times - ‎54 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on Tuesday defended his sulky post-Super Bowl press conference display, justifying his behaviour on the grounds he was a "sore loser".
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Istana plays host to huge crowds for CNY

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Tony Tan and his wife, Mrs Mary Tan, watching a Chinese dance performance by children from Bukit View Primary School, along with visitors at the Istana yesterday.
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Less propaganda please, say critics of CCTV's New Year gala show

The Straits Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - In the lead up to Chinese New Year, many in China were going bananas that their most famous monkey could not usher in the Year of the Monkey.

Say hello to the new Miss Universe Malaysia

AsiaOne - ‎19 minutes ago‎
If you really want something badly enough and you're willing to work for it, the sky is the limit, or in this case, the "universe".

Rare astronomical event: Singapore to experience partial solar eclipse on Mar 9

Channel News Asia - ‎14 hours ago‎
TODAY reports: The next solar eclipse visible in Singapore after this one will be on Dec 26, 2019. By Raymond Tham, TODAY; Posted 09 Feb 2016 22:14.

'Solar roads' worth looking into

The Straits Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
In pursuing more sustainable usage of road space ("Sustainable usage of road space"; Feb 1), we could build elevated platforms on our roads and expressways to hold solar panels - just as they are doing with the "solar roads" project in France.
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Snug as a bug: The hated cockroach inspires a helpful robot

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - People use a lot of words to describe the reviled cockroach: disgusting, ugly, sneaky and repulsive, to name a few. But it may be time to add a surprising new one: inspirational.
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Whale carcass found near Batu Pahat

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
PONTIAN, Malaysia - A carcass of a whale was found in shallow water along Pantai Sarang Buaya near Batu Pahat, about 120km from Pontian.
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US to study Zika link to Guillain-Barre in Puerto Rico

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are heading to Puerto Rico this week to study whether the mosquito-borne Zika virus will cause an increase in cases of a rare neurological disorder known as Guillain-Barre syndrome as the ...

Home Nursing Foundation aims to care for more by 2018

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
TODAY reports: The Home Nursing Foundation plans to cater for 3,900 medical or nursing cases and 680 home therapy cases by 2018, a more than 50 per cent increase from its total of 2,500 active patients currently.
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Study may help doctors detect insidious form of glaucoma earlier

Channel News Asia - ‎5 hours ago‎
TODAY reports: The study of 9,422 participants was the first to demonstrate higher odds of the most common type of glaucoma - primary open angle glaucoma - among those with both myopia and high eye pressure.
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Australia set to legalize cultivation of medical cannabis

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY: Australia is expected to legalize the cultivation of cannabis for medical or scientific purposes with a bill introduced to parliament on Wednesday - the first step towards doctors eventually prescribing it to patients with chronic pain.