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Man charged for 2010 Kallang murder after 6 years on the run

Channel NewsAsia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Donny Meluda is accused of murder with common intention for allegedly being part of a gang of four that robbed and killed construction worker Shanmuganathan Dillidurai during a violent crime spree in Kallang in May 2010.
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SMRT sleeper replacement complete, speed limits to be lifted

Channel NewsAsia - ‎4 hours ago‎
Since August 2013, the Land Transport Authority and SMRT have been replacing ageing wooden sleepers on the lines with longer-lasting concrete ones.

Families angered by suspension of MH370 search

The Straits Times - ‎Jan 18, 2017‎
Some 30 family members of Chinese passengers on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 gathered near the Beijing airport in protest yesterday, after the nearly three-year-long search for the missing plane was suspended.
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Upper Thomson hit by second flood in two months

The New Paper - ‎11 hours ago‎
An "under-sized" drain in Upper Thomson that is currently being expanded to help with flood management was not enough to prevent yesterday's downpour from flooding the area again.

Man fined $8000, banned 5 years from driving for causing grandma's death

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - A motorist ran a red light across a signalised T-junction of an expressway, hit a taxi which had the right of way and caused the death of his own grandmother who was seated behind his car.
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ASEAN's a 'raft' amid uncertainty: Singapore PM

TTG Asia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Beyond jointly marketing ASEAN through campaigns and promotions, Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has underscored the need to do “the less glamorous behind-the-scenes hard work” and proposed three ways towards a vibrant ASEAN ...
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Taxi catches fire in Woodlands, no one hurt

The Straits Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - A taxi caught fire in Woodlands on Thursday (Jan 19) evening, with the heat from the blaze reportedly melting the glass on the vehicle.
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Police confirm former MACC director under probe

Free Malaysia Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar says a report was lodged against Bahri Mohamad Zain and the investigation paper is currently with the Attorney-General's Chambers for further instructions.
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'Bato' not to blame for murder of Korean, PNP tells critics - ‎1 hour ago‎
The killing of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo took place beside the building of the PNP's police community relations group. JULLIANE LOVE DE JESUS/INQUIRER.
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Palace: Duterte's tirade not 'anti-Catholic' - ‎4 hours ago‎
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte elaborates on the enormity of the illegal drug problem plaguing the country in his speech during the oath-taking ceremony of newly-promoted Philippine National Police officials at the Rizal Hall of Malacañan Palace on ...
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Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under Trump

Daily American Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during a Diet session at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Gambia's Jammeh offered last chance for peaceful exit before troops advance

Channel NewsAsia - ‎1 hour ago‎
West African leaders were due in Banjul on Friday morning to offer Gambia's veteran leader Yahya Jammeh a last chance to step down peacefully before regional forces, which have already entered the country, oust him.
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Trump faces ambitious Day One to-do list to undo Obama legacy

The Japan Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it.
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Singapore sales and marketing salary guide 2017

Marketing Interactive - ‎8 hours ago‎
It seems to be a good year for technology specialists and digital marketers, as more multinationals and startups look to establish operations in Singapore, said a recent report by recruitment firm Robert Walters.
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CapitaLand Mall Trust posts Q4 DPU of 2.88 cents, unchanged from a year ago

The Straits Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Artist's impression of the new Funan mall, which will open at end 2019. It will offer myriad innovative experiences, such as street basketball at the atrium with laser projection onto the floor for night matches.
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Singapore Exchange Q2 profit rises 5% on higher trading activity

TODAYonline - ‎22 hours ago‎
The logo of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) is pictured at its office in Singapore. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments.
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China's economy grows faster than expected but Trump concerns and debt cloud outlook - ‎46 minutes ago‎
China's economy grew faster than expected at 6.8pc in the fourth quarter, boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, giving it a tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent year.
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Commuters can now pay for train, bus rides using wearables

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎11 hours ago‎
With Garmin, the Kansas-based navigational device maker, EZ-Link will launch the Garmin vívosmart HR with EZ-Link, a fitness tracker that has a heart-rate monitor, and allows users to receive notifications on WhatsApp messages and Facebook posts ...
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Subaru showrooms in your local shopping centre

The Queensland Times - ‎Jan 18, 2017‎
BEATS SHOE SHOPPING: Popped in for new shoes and bought a new car instead? Subaru is trialling pop-up car showrooms at large shopping centres.
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Golf: A day of tosses & turns

The Straits Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Former world No. 1 Adam Scott throws his putter in frustration at the par-four ninth hole at Sentosa's Serapong course. The Australian made par at that hole but dropped shots at the par-five seventh (triple bogey) and par-three eighth (bogey).

Top Hong Kong brands of 2016 unveiled

Marketing Interactive - ‎4 hours ago‎
Stepping into 2017, it's time for brands to evaluate how their marketing and PR strategies were doing in the past year. YouGov BrandIndex has announced its 2016 annual best brand ranking by buzz score.
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MILO and FC Barcelona sign four-year partnership - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nestle and the Spanish football giants plan to help children in Asia, Oceania, Africa and Latin America live healthier and more active lives.
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i Light art installations to return in March

Channel NewsAsia - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The 2017 edition will introduce three themed festival hubs for visitors, as well as 20 light art installations with the theme "Light and Nature".

Food fit for the Pope: Try the meals chef Jessie Sincioco served Pope Francis

AsiaOne - ‎7 hours ago‎
Chef Jessie Sincioco standing next to a display in her restaurant showing memorabilia of Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines in 2015.

Chang Beer launches event in Singapore to tout Thai street culture

Marketing Interactive - ‎6 hours ago‎
Chang Beer has created Chang Urban Pulse, an urban art exchange event which touts Thailand's street culture. This includes break-dancing, beat-boxing, rapping and Muay Thai segments.

Dove chocolate tells touching reunion story this CNY

Marketing Interactive - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dove has launched its new Chinese New Year Campaignin cooperation with BBDO Beijing, which showcases a touching reunion story between a daughter and her mother and uses Dove to express her love.
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Temperatures hit new high in 2016

The Straits Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
A Nasa Earth Observatory photo taken on Sept 22 last year shows the Bruckner and Heim glaciers where they flow into Johan Petersen Fjord in Greenland.

Bald eagles make a comeback in Maine - ‎2 hours ago‎
There were under 30 pairs of bald eagles in Maine in the 1970s. Today there are over 500 nesting pairs and around 300 eaglets produced each year.
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Virgin Birth: Zebra Shark Has Babies Without Mating

Yahoo News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Sure, she used to have a mate at the Reef HQ Aquarium in Townsville, Australia. The pair even had several litters before they were separated in 2012.
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Dengue warning as Aedes mosquito numbers grow

The New Paper - ‎8 hours ago‎
Dengue cases may rise in the next few months, after a surge in the Aedes mosquito population was detected last month, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said.

Thin people with diabetes most at risk of dying from liver disease: Singapore study

Channel NewsAsia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Researchers found that patients who were thin and diabetic were 5.5 times more likely to die from fatty liver disease, compared to thin people who did not have diabetes.

Employees at this tech firm must walk 10000 steps a day, or do push-ups if they fail

AsiaOne - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Chinese company is in the spotlight for trying to relieve its sedentary employees of their desks - by making it mandatory that they clock 10,000 steps a day.
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Serum From Recovered Patient Prevents Zika-Induced Microcephaly

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
A study by researchers in China shows that convalescent serum can prevent Zika virus replication and microcephaly in mice. Asian Scientist Newsroom | January 20, 2017 | In the Lab.