Ex-Starbucks chief preparing for 2020 US presidential run
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Howard Schultz, the former chief executive of Starbucks and a self-described 'lifelong Democrat', said on Sunday (Jan 27) he was preparing to run for president as an independent and had already begun the groundwork required to be on the ballot in all 50 states.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Visitors, long-term pass holders with recent India travel history to be barred from S’pore entry, transit
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Ex-US marine held in Russia for spying was misled, says lawyerThe lawyer for a former U.S. marine accused of spying by Russia said on Tuesday that his client had been misled before his arrest and believed ...
Ex-SAF Brigadier-General becomes Managing Director of another Singapore transit companyThis comes about six months after transport operator SMRT appointed an ex-Chief of Defence Force to replace its outgoing chief executive, who was also an ex-Chief of Defence Force.
Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Ghosn's bail requestCarlos Ghosn is likely to remain in Japanese custody for the foreseeable future after a Tokyo court denied him bail Tuesday despite a last-ditch personal appeal by the former Nissan boss, as Renault set a date to replace him. Ever since his arrest out of the blue on November 19 on allegations of financial
Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's bail requestTOKYO (AFP) - Carlos Ghosn is likely to remain in Japanese custody for the foreseeable future after a Tokyo court denied him bail on Tuesday (Jan 22) despite a last-ditch personal appeal by the former Nissan boss.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
NUS law dean Tan Cheng Han to head law school in Hong KongSINGAPORE - National University of Singapore (NUS) law professor Tan Cheng Han will be leaving his role later this year to become dean of a law school in Hong Kong while his current post will be filled by Professor Hans Tjio.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Ex-police NS personnel officer jailed after excusing himself from IPPT in computer system
Bahraini held in Thailand a 'test' for FIFA: ex-Aussie captainBANGKOK: Former Australia football captain Craig Foster said on Friday (Jan 25) a Bahraini refugee player held in Thailand is a 'test' for FIFA, ...
Ex-F1 champ Nico Rosberg finds thrills in 'green mobility'DAVOS (AFP) - Former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg says he has no regrets about leaving the big league of auto racing, embracing his new life as an investor driving action on climate change.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Jakarta ex-governor freed from prison after blasphemy sentenceJakarta's former governor was released from prison Thursday, nearly two years after his blasphemy conviction fanned fears of religious intolerance in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama -- the Indonesian capital's first non-Muslim governor in half a century
Ex-UOB relationship manager conned illiterate man of more than $200,000A former banker from United Overseas Bank (UOB) took advantage of an elderly and illiterate client, siphoning off more than $200,000 of the latter's savings for over a year, a court heard.