Turn down the volume: WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use
More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing through excessive use of smartphones and other audio devices, the UN warned ...
Triad Trails: Former secret society members lead tour on Chinatown’s seedy past
SINGAPORE — Pointing to a row of shophouses along Pagoda Street leading up to Chinatown MRT Station, a heavily-tattooed man tells the group behind him that the shops used to be opium dens in the 19th century.
Thaksin allies turn to economy after princess shockBANGKOK (BLOOMBERG) - Allies of Thailand's exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra are seeking to woo voters with a plan to revive economic growth after a failed bid to run King Maha Vajiralongkorn's sister as a prime minister candidate in next month's election.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Air New Zealand flight to China forced to turn back for not having permission to landA passenger plane flying from Auckland to Shanghai was forced to turn back after about five hours in the air because it did not have permission to ...
Renault flags possible misdeed by ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn for €50k wedding in carmaker's first disclosurePARIS (BLOOMBERG) - Renault SA plans to turn over evidence to French authorities that jailed former chairman Carlos Ghosn may have misused company benefits to host his extravagant 2016 wedding, marking the first time the carmaker has disclosed possible improprieties by the executive in France.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Jeff Bezos's stunning blackmail charge intensifies proxy war with Donald TrumpLOS ANGELES (BLOOMBERG) - A long-simmering feud between Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos took a bizarre turn after the multibillionaire accused allies of the president of brazenly trying to extort him.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
MSF proposes extending Children and Young Persons Act to cover offenders aged 16 to 18SINGAPORE - A law which aims to support children exposed to abuse, neglect or risk could be extended to cover young offenders from the age of 16 until they turn 18.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Long-haul New Zealand-China flight forced back mid-flightA passenger plane flying from Auckland to Shanghai was forced to turn back after some five hours in the air because it did not have permission to land, officials said Sunday. Passengers said the captain informed them mid-flight the Air New Zealand plane was not allowed to land in China and would have
Li Hongyi and team’s parking app is turning out to be a big successLi Hongyi, together with a team, developed an app that was designed to make parking easy for Singaporeans. It was launched in October 2017 and is turning out to be a big success, currently being used more than 1 million times each month. Stay out of politics, do what u know best!
Emerging economies catching up in smartphone adoption: Pew surveyWASHINGTON (AFP) - Smartphone use has become the norm in most developed nations, while many emerging economies are showing sharp gains, a global survey showed Tuesday (Feb 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Smartphone video found showing apparent abuse of Japanese girl, 10, in high-profile caseCHIBA - Japanese police have found an apparent video showing the abuse of Mia Kurihara, a 10-year-old girl who died at her home in Chiba Prefecture last month, investigative sources have said, local media reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com.