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Why Asia’s Muslim leaders would rather play it safe with Trump - World News
Why Asia’s Muslim leaders would rather play it safe with Trump 23 minutes ago
The leaders of Southeast Asia’s Muslim majority nations must walk a delicate diplomatic tightrope, observers say, as they balance cosy Washington ties and intense domestic pressure to push back harder against President Donald Trump for his recogniti
40,000 gather at Jakarta's National Monument to protest US Jerusalem decision -World News
40,000 gather at Jakarta's National Monument to protest US Jerusalem decision 28 minutes ago
December 17, 2017 11:03 AMJAKARTA - At least 40,000 people gathered on Sunday (Dec 17) morning at the National Monument (Monas) to protest against US President Donald Trump's controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Najib and Hadi to attend Malaysia gathering to address plight of Palestinians -World News
Najib and Hadi to attend Malaysia gathering to address plight of Palestinians 28 minutes ago
December 17, 2017 11:09 AMMANAMA, BAHRAIN (BERNAMA) - Appropriate steps that need to be taken in addressing the plight of the Palestinian people will be highlighted at a gathering to be attended by Prime Minister Najib Razak and PAS leaders in Putrajaya o
Australia arrests man accused of being 'economic agent' for North Korea -World News
Australia arrests man accused of being 'economic agent' for North Korea 28 minutes ago
December 17, 2017 11:17 AMMELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Australian police said on Sunday (Dec 17) they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Korea, the first charges ever brought in Austra
'We were just lucky': Cybersecurity chief on attacks in Singapore in 2017 -World News
'We were just lucky': Cybersecurity chief on attacks in Singapore in 2017 33 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: While companies and agencies in Singapore - including the defence ministry - suffered network security breaches this year, the country escaped the brunt of global malware attacks like the Wannacry ransomware attack. But it was by sheer chan
Around the world in 42 days: Frenchman smashes solo sailing record -World News
Around the world in 42 days: Frenchman smashes solo sailing record 33 minutes ago
Brest, FRANCE: Frenchman Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest solo navigation of the globe on Sunday (Dec 17), completing the mammoth feat in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. The 34-year-old sailor crossed a virtual fini
Sydney man charged with brokering missile sales for North Korea -World News
Sydney man charged with brokering missile sales for North Korea 1 hour ago
A Sydney man has been charged with acting as an agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales for Pyongyang including components used in ballistic missiles. The Australian Federal Police said the 59-year-old naturalised Austra
Anti-terror efforts to continue as threats remain at 'a high level': Shanmugam -World News
Anti-terror efforts to continue as threats remain at 'a high level': Shanmugam 2 hours ago
Singapore has seen more cases of radicalisation this year – including women and even uniformed officers.
Recipes from a different time: The Bugis art of slow and lemak cooking -World News
Recipes from a different time: The Bugis art of slow and lemak cooking 3 hours ago
What makes Bugis home-cooking distinct from the standard Singaporean Malay fare? Madam Milah Bakri shows CNA Insider three dishes, in this Vanishing Home Recipes series.
Anti-terror efforts to continue as threats remain at 'a high level': Shanmugam -World News
Anti-terror efforts to continue as threats remain at 'a high level': Shanmugam 3 hours ago
Singapore has seen more cases of radicalisation this year – including women and even uniformed officers.
Football: Torres lifts Atletico to second as Valencia falter -World News
Football: Torres lifts Atletico to second as Valencia falter 5 hours ago
Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Valencia into second in La Liga thanks to Fernando Torres's first goal at the Wanda Metropolitano to edge out Alaves 1-0 on Saturday (Dec 16).
Your views: Road closures for marathons -World News
Your views: Road closures for marathons 5 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The closure of roads for mass events came under scrutiny after the organiser of the Standard Chartered Marathon apologised to patients and doctors affected by road closures near Raffles Hospital during the Dec 3 race. Dr Chan Wen Yan said that
Commentary: Another North Korean missile test? A stern US response? I've heard all this before -World News
Commentary: Another North Korean missile test? A stern US response? I've heard all this before 5 hours ago
SEOUL: If you follow news on the Korean Peninsula with even occasional interest, you will notice that events can have a cyclical character. North Korea tests a missile or nuclear weapon. South Korea and the US condemn the North’s act and respond with
Breaking away from bibimbap to enjoy the best of Korean food -World News
Breaking away from bibimbap to enjoy the best of Korean food 5 hours ago
As the 2018 Winter Olympics approach in February, we look at some of the unique dishes that can be found in the three host cities - Pyeongchang, Gangneung and Jeongseon - in Gangwon province, South Korea.
In Indonesia, educating child brides remains a tough challenge -World News
In Indonesia, educating child brides remains a tough challenge 5 hours ago
A groundbreaking report by UNICEF and the Indonesian government found that girls marrying before the age of 18 were at least six times less likely to complete senior secondary education compared to their unmarried peers.
UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision -World News
UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision 6 hours ago
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, after the US recognised the city as Israel's capital.
Football: A modern day Di Stefano, Ronaldo wants to retire at Real -World News
Football: A modern day Di Stefano, Ronaldo wants to retire at Real 6 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he wants to finish his playing career at Real Madrid after making more history with the goal that saw the Spanish giants crowned world champions on Saturday (Dec 16).
Fake-milk scare sparks product replacement in Malaysia -World News
Fake-milk scare sparks product replacement in Malaysia 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMPETALING JAYA • Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) Malaysia has advised consumers and retailers nationwide to return Enfalac A+ Step 1 Infant Formula in 1.8kg boxes for immediate replacement, following news reports of fake milk in Joh
The king of bike sharing -World News
The king of bike sharing 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMThe Land Transport Authority (LTA) now has some new ammunition to help improve Singapore's transport system: bike-sharing data.
South Korea to boost trade ties with China -World News
South Korea to boost trade ties with China 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMSouth Korea's President Moon Jae In has pledged to link his economic policies to China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as he seeks to restore bilateral ties strained by Seoul's deployment of an anti-missile system that
Malaysia scraps new system for Muslim pilgrims after uproar -World News
Malaysia scraps new system for Muslim pilgrims after uproar 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMKUALA LUMPUR • The Malaysian government yesterday abruptly cancelled a new system for visa applications and insurance for umrah (Islamic pilgrimages) following a public uproar.
Rahul Gandhi takes over from mother as Congress chief -World News
Rahul Gandhi takes over from mother as Congress chief 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMNEW DELHI • Mr Rahul Gandhi took over yesterday as president of India's main opposition Congress, becoming the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to head the party that has ruled the country for much of its independent his
3,000 South Koreans opting to 'die well' -World News
3,000 South Koreans opting to 'die well' 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMMore than 3,000 people have signed papers to forgo artificial life-extending treatment when they become incurably ill, in a pilot programme leading up to South Korea's first "dying well" law.
$9m in cryptocurrency stolen by N. Korea: Reports -World News
$9m in cryptocurrency stolen by N. Korea: Reports 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMSEOUL • South Korea's spy agency said North Korean hackers were behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges this year in which some 7.6 billion won (S$9.4 million) worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, a newspaper reported yeste
North Korean defector moved to military hospital -World News
North Korean defector moved to military hospital 6 hours ago
December 17, 2017 5:00 AMSEOUL • A North Korean soldier who suffered critical gunshot wounds during a defection dash across the border to South Korea has been transferred to a military hospital, a South Korean intelligence official said yesterday.