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24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross Tuesday.
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24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross Tuesday.

Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges.
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Jailed Hong Kong activist Wong back in court

With hair newly shaven in accordance with Hong Kong prison rules, jailed pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was in court again Tuesday on more protest-related charges.

Singapore Art Museum appoints June Yap as curatorial director

The independent curator, who previously worked at the Guggenheim Museum and curated the Singapore Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2011, will be overseeing the museum’s content curation and programming during its revamp.
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Singapore Art Museum appoints June Yap as curatorial director

The independent curator, who previously worked at the Guggenheim Museum and curated the Singapore Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2011, will be overseeing the museum’s content curation and programming during its revamp.

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong back in dock days after being jailed

Less than a week after being jailed for unlawful assembly, Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong was summoned again to court on Tuesday for an ongoing contempt of court charge related to the 2014 "Occupy" pro-democracy protests.
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Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong back in dock days after being jailed

Less than a week after being jailed for unlawful assembly, Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong was summoned again to court on Tuesday for an ongoing contempt of court charge related to the 2014 "Occupy" pro-democracy protests.

How to safely watch an eclipse

Everyone who plans to look skyward when the solar eclipse sweeps across the United States on Monday should have the proper protective eyewear, or risk lasting blind spots, experts warn.
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How to safely watch an eclipse

Everyone who plans to look skyward when the solar eclipse sweeps across the United States on Monday should have the proper protective eyewear, or risk lasting blind spots, experts warn.

Asian shares edge up, bolstered by modest gains on Wall Street

Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, taking solace from modest gains on Wall Street even as investors remained wary ahead of the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole later this week.
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Asian shares edge up, bolstered by modest gains on Wall Street

Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, taking solace from modest gains on Wall Street even as investors remained wary ahead of the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole later this week.

Fujitsu to sell mobile phone operations - Nikkei

Fujitsu Ltd said on Monday it is looking to offload its mobile operations as the Japanese information technology company faces stiff competition from bigger rivals in a highly lucrative mobile phone market, the Nikkei Financial Daily reported.
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Fujitsu to sell mobile phone operations - Nikkei

Fujitsu Ltd said on Monday it is looking to offload its mobile operations as the Japanese information technology company faces stiff competition from bigger rivals in a highly lucrative mobile phone market, the Nikkei Financial Daily reported.

VW in no hurry to sell assets, investments more important

Volkswagen is more focused on its multi-billion-euro shift towards electric vehicles and transport services than any potential sale of motorcycle brand Ducati or transmissions maker Renk, its head of strategy told Reuters.
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VW in no hurry to sell assets, investments more important

Volkswagen is more focused on its multi-billion-euro shift towards electric vehicles and transport services than any potential sale of motorcycle brand Ducati or transmissions maker Renk, its head of strategy told Reuters.