China angered by new Czech president's Taiwan call

PRAGUE: China criticised Czech president-elect Petr Pavel on Tuesday (Jan 31) for holding a telephone call with Taiwan's president and foreign minister the day before. Beijing is tr

Workers supporting causes outside workplace should not face discrimination under beefed-up guidelines

Employers should continue to demonstrate and communicate the importance of an inclusive and harmonious workplace. Read more at

Moscow's 'big revenge' has begun, Zelenskyy says, as Russia claims Ukraine gains

KYIV: Russia has begun its "big revenge" for Ukraine's resistance to its invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Monday (Jan 30), as Russian forces claimed a series of incremental gains in his country's east. Zelenskyy has been warning for weeks that Moscow aims to step up

Prime mover driver dies after truck falls into sea at Keppel Terminal

SINGAPORE: A driver of a prime mover died on Tuesday (Jan 31) after his vehicle fell into the sea at a berth at Keppel Terminal, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said. In a statement, the authority said they were alerted to the incident at about 2am on Tuesday. A patrol cra

Man fined S$10,000 for not feeding pet cat for more than a month, causing it to die

Khairulnizam Khan Kamalrozaman returned to a flat only occasionally to feed the cat, and did nothing despite a neighbour sending him several messages about a foul smell.

Man Utd in contact over shock midfield signing, as Eriksen injury prompts Atletico, Real Madrid, Barcelona, PSG and Bayern enquiries

A devastating Christian Eriksen injury blow has sparked the very real prospect of late-window fireworks at Man Utd, and a report has claimed contact has been made over an Atletico Madrid signing amid further enquiries into Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and PSG.

3-hour transit in S’pore turns into 3 days of anxiety for passenger stranded after Auckland flood

Some 9,000 Air New Zealand passengers were stranded overseas when their flights back to Auckland were cancelled. Read more at

'You were so arrogant': Zoe Tay recalls meeting Guo Liang for the first time

First impressions are important, and when Guo Liang met Zoe Tay for the first time, the former left such an impression that Zoe hasn't forgotten it to this day.In an episode of the Mediacorp talk show The Zoe and Liang Show, Guo Liang, Zoe and...

Suicide bomber breaches high security in Pakistan mosque, kills 59

Local Taliban, known as Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, denied responsibility. Read more at

Trying to crack the Nipah code: How does this deadly virus spill from bats to humans?

Nipah virus, which can rapidly infect and kill members of a community, is carried by bats. Exactly how does it cross over into humans? Researchers in Bangladesh are trying to find out.

Song Joong Ki Said To Have Moved Into A S$20Mil Itaewon Mansion With Wife Katy Louise Saunders

Katy was also photographed shopping for baby clothes in Seoul last month.

Appointment of Anwar’s daughter as senior economic and finance adviser sparks controversy in Malaysia

Ms Nurul Izzah Anwar’s political aide has denied that there is nepotism involved in her appointment.

Man rejected by woman who wanted only to be friends sues her for $3m over ‘trauma’

SINGAPORE - A man who wanted a romantic relationship with a woman initially threatened to sue her for emotional trauma after he found out that she saw him only as a friend. Read more at