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Raids continue amid fears of more attacks

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
MANCHESTER • Counter-terrorism police investigating the Manchester bombing conducted new raids yesterday, as security services braced themselves for more attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan starting today.
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Exclusive - Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources

Channel NewsAsia - ‎3 hours ago‎
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two U.S. officials said, apparently breaking with a bipartisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years.
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'Foreigners among fighters' who seized Mindanao city

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Residential areas in Marawi on fire after military helicopters fired rockets targeting Muslim extremists on Thursday. An army brigade has been sent to dislodge them, but they remained holed up in parts of the mainly Muslim city last night.
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May puts Manchester bombing at heart of election with attack on Corbyn

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Theresa May has launched an extraordinary attack on Jeremy Corbyn, accusing him of saying Britain is to blame for the Manchester Arena bombing in a war of words that places the atrocity at the heart of the election campaign.

Singaporean linked to terror activities in southern Philippines: MHA

Channel NewsAsia - ‎13 hours ago‎
An armoured personnel carrier and government troops march to begin their assault with insurgents from the so-called Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City, southern Philippines.
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Coffee Fest is back, with even greater brews

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The caffeine-fuelled line-up at this year's Singapore Coffee Festival is strong. Over 60 exhibitors - including coffee purveyors, equipment distributors and cafes - will take part in the fest's second edition.

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The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Why are people wary of autonomous vehicles, despite assurances that they are safer than those driven by humans? Safer? Based on what statistics?

Sustainability involves ordinary folk, not just experts

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
While the importance of ensuring the non-depletion of natural resources should not be diminished, confining societal needs to merely environmental ones misses the point (What does sustainable development mean for S'pore?
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Joma: CPP condemns Maute attacks - ‎6 hours ago‎
National Democratic Front (NDF) chief political consultant Jose Maria Sison. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/ THE NETHERLANDS - Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison on Friday said the revolutionary ...

Zannekin blemish THA72's perfect run at Samui Regatta

Bangkok Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
THA72 finished third on the penultimate day of the competition in the IRC Zero class as Zannekin from Hong Kong claimed their first victory in the series.

Thai Environmentalists Seek Easing of Protest Restrictions

Voice of America - ‎3 hours ago‎
Thai environmental activists are calling for the military government to withdraw orders that currently place severe curbs on protests against industrial and development programs.
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Deals signed in Russia worth about $500 million, PH delegate says

ABS-CBN News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Philippines has signed deals worth about $500 million in Russia, said Philippines-Russia Business Council (PRBC) chairman Roberto de Venecia on Friday.
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Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumes

Washington Post - ‎8 minutes ago‎
TAORMINA, Italy - The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack.
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Kim's rocket stars: The trio behind North Korea's missile programme

Channel NewsAsia - ‎19 hours ago‎
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the intermediate-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2's launch test with Kim Jong Sik (2nd L), Ri Pyong Chol (3rd L) and Jang Chang Ha (R) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News ...
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Two men arrested for causing public alarm after leaving bags unattended at MRT station

TODAYonline - ‎8 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Two men aged 25 and 27 were arrested for an offence of Public Nuisance after they left three bags unattended at Aljunied MRT station on Friday (May 26) morning.

Tech entrepreneurs see SGX as attractive IPO destination

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎2 hours ago‎
Singapore has a relatively global investor base, and institutional investors who are keen to bet on startups. TNP FILE PHOTO. Singapore.
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Incoming SPH CEO is no stranger to the company

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) will have a new chief executive officer from Sept 1, the media and property firm announced yesterday.
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US stocks close mixed ahead of Memorial Day weekend

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, May 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks closed mixed on Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, as investors were digesting the latest economic data from the country.

Sizing up the Mazda CX-5

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you are looking for a normally aspirated compact crossover, choices are limited these days. The new Mazda CX-5, with its linear high-compression engine, is one such product.
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Apple Is Following Google Into Making A Custom AI Chip

Forbes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Artificial intelligence has begun seeping its way into every tech product and service. Now, companies are changing the underlying hardware to accommodate this shift.
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Slate Grey Porsche 911 R with Grey Stripes Stands Out in Californian Landscape

autoevolution - ‎5 hours ago‎
When a less-than-extrovert hue such as Slate Grey lands on a Porsche Neunelfer, the understated aura surrounding the rear-engined delight is amplified.
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MMA: Angela Lee keeps ONE Championship title after choking out Brazilian challenger

Channel NewsAsia - ‎8 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Angela Lee successfully defended her atomweight (52.2kg) title a second time while Malaysia's Agilan Thani failed to seize the welterweight (83.9kg) belt in the two headlining fights organised by Asian promotion ...
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Silva joins Manchester City as Premier League clubs start to splash the cash

Channel NewsAsia - ‎5 hours ago‎
Manchester City have begun what is predicted to be a record summer of spending across the Premier League by paying Monaco a reported 43 million pounds (US$55 million) to sign versatile midfielder Bernardo Silva.
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Complete Guide to the 2017 NBA Finals

Bleacher Report - ‎3 hours ago‎
The long and winding road leading up to the 2017 NBA Finals is finally complete. The rubber match is upon us. In 2015, the Golden State Warriors ended their franchise's lengthy title drought by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

All you could wish to see at the Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Irish Examiner - ‎41 minutes ago‎
We don't have them in Ireland but Maggie's Centres, which you will find throughout the UK, provide emotional and social support to people suffering from cancer.
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For Alt-Right Trolls, “Star Trek: Discovery” Is an Unsafe Space

The New Yorker - ‎3 hours ago‎
This being the United States in 2017, Internet trolls are accusing “Star Trek: Discovery,” the newest incarnation of the sci-fi franchise, due to début on television in the fall, of white genocide.
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Italian fashion designer Laura Biagiotti dies at 73 in Rome

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Laura Biagiotti has died in Rome, after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday evening. She was 73. The Italian designer, who died early Friday, is survived by her daughter Lavinia, vice president of the family-owned group.
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Climate change is keeping Americans awake at night. Literally.

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
In 2015, a record heat wave roasted Southern California. At the time, Nick Obradovich was a graduate student at the University of California at San Diego.

Organ trafficking: Business as usual

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Kuwaiti recipient, a Pakistani donor; an Israeli recipient, a Ukrainian donor; an American recipient, an Indian donor; and so on - the global dimensions of organ trafficking were exposed in shocking detail at an international summit on the subject at ...
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Lack of sleep causes your brain to EAT ITSELF

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Your brain starts to eat itself if it hasn't had enough sleep, according to a new study. Researchers studied lab mice, and found that 'clean-up' cells were more active in their brains when they were sleep-deprived.
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Ebola outbreak in Central Africa, officials scramble to control virus' spread

Fox News - ‎4 hours ago‎
In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia.