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Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit

Channel NewsAsia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced pushback on Saturday at a regional summit in his efforts to weaken Southeast Asian resistance to Chinese expansionism in the contested South China Sea, diplomats said.
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N.Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

Channel NewsAsia - ‎13 hours ago‎
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to speakers during a Security Council regarding the situation in North Korea at the United Nations (UN) in New York City, NY, U.S.
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EU leaders declare there's no Brexit 'free lunch'

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Theresa May was yesterday warned that there was no such thing as a 'free lunch' as EU leaders set uncompromising terms for Brexit.
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Pope, at Cairo Mass, urges unity against fanaticism

Channel NewsAsia - ‎13 hours ago‎
CAIRO: Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism on Saturday, wrapping up a brief trip to Cairo where he urged Muslim leaders to unite against violence by Islamic militants threatening to rid the Middle East of its ancient Christian communities.
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Turkey fires 3900 civil servants and bans dating shows

RTE.ie - ‎5 hours ago‎
Turkish authorities have expelled more than 3,900 people from the civil service, military and gendarmerie, the government said in its Official Gazette today, in what appears to be the latest large-scale purge related to last year's failed coup.
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PM Lee Hsien Loong urges Asean to press on with economic integration

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Asean must not succumb to the wave of anti-globalisation and protectionism sweeping the world, and instead press on with economic integration.
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Man arrested for attempting to snatch pregnant woman's wallet

Channel NewsAsia - ‎12 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: A 31-year-old man was arrested on Saturday (Apr 29) for allegedly attempting to snatch a pregnant woman's wallet at Block 35 Bedok South Avenue 2. In a media release, police said a woman made a police report at about 8.55pm on Friday ...

MP Rahayu gives birth to a boy

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jurong GRC MP Rahayu Mahzam has given birth to her first child, a boy named Muhamad Ayden. Introducing her son to the world in a Facebook post last Friday, she revealed that she had delivered her baby on April 7. Ms Rahayu, 36, also posted a ...
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Asean influence will grow when it speaks with one voice: PM Najib

New Straits Times Online - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) can wield more influence when it speaks with one voice on issues of concern, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.
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19 injured as freak storm brings down tent at PAS Muktamar

The Sun Daily - ‎27 minutes ago‎
ALOR STAR: Nineteen people were injured including one who was unconscious in a storm which blew down the main tent at Kedah PAS Complex, the venue of the 63rd PAS annual general assembly (Muktamar) here late this evening.
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Shops in Brinchang close to protest one-way traffic system

Malay Mail Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
IPOH, April 30 - More than 40 shops in Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, closed for business yesterday to protest the implementation of a one-way traffic system in the area.
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Vietnam court condemns 8 to death for heroin trafficking

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnamese state media say a court in Hanoi has condemned eight people to death for heroin trafficking. The Hanoi People's Court on Thursday convicted 11 people of trafficking 303 kilograms (666 pounds) of heroin to China ...
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Hungary to yield to EU pressure on university law - EPP

Channel NewsAsia - ‎14 hours ago‎
European centre-rights parties said on Saturday that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban had promised to ensure the autonomy of universities after the EU started legal action against Budapest this week.
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Singaporean woman crowdfunds to bring father home

Channel NewsAsia - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Cheong family had just arrived in Tokyo, Japan for a family holiday when Mr Cheong suffered from a cardiac arrest. 29 Apr 2017 05:59PM (Updated: 29 Apr 2017 06:30PM ). Share this content.
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Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge

Channel NewsAsia - ‎14 hours ago‎
Japan's Shinzo Abe called on Prime Minister Theresa May to ensure a smooth transition for business as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, to avoid a cliff edge where rules and regulations for firms change overnight.
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Violence overshadows protests in Brazil's anti-austerity general strike

Daily Sabah - ‎12 hours ago‎
A man takes a selfie in front as protesters burn buses during a strike in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 28 April 2017. (EPA Photo). Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought ...
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Pasir Ris remake to add 2000 new flats, boost access to town's coastal charms

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
From 2,000 new flats that will help keep multi-generational families close, to an elevated "highway" linking the MRT station to a waterfront park, Pasir Ris' coastal charms will become more accessible to more people.

Cycling towards a sharing culture

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bike-sharing schemes are welcome as these will help usher in a new era of urban mobility. Bicycles can play an important role by offering the first- and last-mile commute between workplaces and public transport nodes such as MRT stations.

Investments that are too good to be true

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Investors who recently responded to advertisements enticing them with attractive, guaranteed returns if they co-own a Caribbean resort or invest in a gold scheme have been surprised to find they were part of an anti-scam campaign.
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Wireless@SG unveils automatic login for tablets and laptops at Tech Saturday fair

The Straits Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
A new login method for Wireless@SG was announced on Saturday (April 29) at Tech Saturday (Upsized!), a two-day fair.ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM.
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How the Amazon Echo Look improves privacy

Computerworld - ‎14 hours ago‎
Look! A new Amazon Echo! The Amazon Echo Look is like the original Echo, plus a camera. The $200 device delivers the Alexa virtual assistant.
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I Took My Nintendo Switch To A Bar, And I Was Surprised By What Happened

Forbes - ‎7 hours ago‎
A thought crossed my mind as the hour wound toward the happy on a sunny Friday afternoon. I had expressed a certain sentiment many times in articles here at Forbes about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the Nintendo Switch.
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Sunderland relegated from Premier League after a decade

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON (AP) - No late escapes this year, Sunderland is leaving the Premier League. The northeast club is returning to the second tier after a decade in world soccer's richest league.
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Football: Late Marcelo winner rescues Real and Ronaldo

Channel NewsAsia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Real Madrid's Marcelo (R) vies with Valencia's El Haddadi during their match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on Apr 29, 2017.
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New FAS council will work hard 'to heal Singapore football'

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
They might have won a four-year term, but the newly elected council of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) wasted no time in getting down to work after yesterday's election by heading to a cafe to conduct their first meeting.
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Football: Ancelotti hails 'fantastic' five-in-a-row Bayern

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
BERLIN (AFP) - Carlo Ancelotti hailed Bayern Munich's "fantastic" fifth successive Bundesliga title after their 6-0 rout of 10-man Wolfsburg clinched the trophy with three games to spare.
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Paradise Lost: Luxury music festival turns into chaos

89.3 KPCC - ‎9 hours ago‎
Fyre Festival attendees walk around the event site on Thursday night in Grand Exuma, Bahamas. Festivalgoers had paid thousands of dollars for villas and lodges on the beach, but instead found a chaotic tent city.
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Harry Styles tour promoters Frontier Touring are cracking down on scalpers

New Zealand Herald - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Pop superstar Harry Styles is coming to New Zealand and promoters have gone out of their way to make sure ticket scalpers don't get the chance to cash in on his visit.

Ugly witch hunts and a 'scary' beauty hack

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Armchair detectives have once again turned up in droves and accused innocent people of wrongdoing. The cause of the great social media manhunt was a video of a couple being rude to an elderly man at the Toa Payoh Lorong 8 hawker centre.
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SpaceX Falcon 9 set for first NRO mission with NROL-76

NASASpaceflight.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
SpaceX will conduct its first dedicated launch for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Sunday, with a Falcon 9 carrying out the NROL-76 mission.
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Space: The Final Homework Frontier

Newsweek - ‎10 hours ago‎
Bacteria are a vexing problem for astronauts. The microorganisms that colonize our bodies grow uncontrollably on surfaces of the International Space Station, so astronauts spend hours cleaning them up each week.

Adults find out they're autistic

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
For most of her life, Dr Dawn-joy Leong, 51, has been viewed as an oddball. She could fold origami at three years old and composed a musical play at the age of nine.
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Girl Scalped in Carnival Ride Accident Says 'My Scars Don't Define Me'

TIME - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nearly a year after suffering a horrific injury on a carnival ride, 12-year-old Elizabeth Gilreath is speaking publicly about her recovery.
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Health safety focus

Fiji Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
PERMANENT secretary for the Health and Medical Services Ministry Phillip Davies says the ministry seeks to ensure the safety of its workers from people who use their smartphones to film their staff members while doing their work.

'Hundreds' of victims to sue breast doctor Ian Patterson says legal firm

International Business Times UK - ‎11 hours ago‎
Ian Paterson, a breast surgeon found guilty of 17 counts of wounding with intent after carrying out unnecessary operations on patients, may be sued by hundreds of victims according to a legal firm.
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