An incident at a Caltex petrol station involving a BMW driver and an elderly pump attendant has incensed netizens but let's keep in mind nothing justifies mob justice, says Channel NewsAsia’s Bharati Jagdish.
SunPower Corp on Wednesday said it would buy U.S. solar panel maker SolarWorld Americas, expanding its domestic manufacturing as it seeks to stem the impact of Trump administration tariffs on panel imports.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said her relationship with President Donald Trump was "perfect" amid friction between Haley and the White House.
Bill Gates warned Wednesday that malaria was back on the rise again and would continue to claim more lives worldwide unless governments reinvigorated their push to eradicate the disease.
Police were looking for the man to assist with investigations into a case of rash act causing hurt which occurred at Blk 538 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5.
South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement, as U.S. officials confirmed an unprecedented top-level meeting with the North Korean leader.
At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India's accident-prone roads.
Amazon.com Inc has launched an international shopping feature that will enable customers across the world to shop more than 45 million items that can be shipped to their country from the United States.
Has someone on your contact list asked you for your WhatsApp account verification code recently? Watch out, a scammer may be making use of your contact's compromised WhatsApp account to make that request, the police said in a press release on Wednesday (April 18). Once scammers get hold of the SMS verification codes, victims would lose access to their WhatsApp accounts. Another variant of the scam reported overseas saw scammers deceiving people on the victims' WhatsApp contact lists.
A 65-year-old woman was left injured after an electric scooter rider allegedly knocked her down at Block 538, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5 on Tuesday (April 17). According to a Facebook post by her daughter Ms Sharon Sim, the incident occurred at the block's lift lobby at 5.25pm.
A federal judge on Tuesday set an Oct. 29 trial date for Akayed Ullah, the Bangladeshi man accused of attempting an Islamic State-inspired suicide bomb attack on a busy New York City commuter hub in December.
A taxi driver was caught on camera reversing right into an elderly pedestrian at the carpark of Block 7 Eunos Crescent on Sunday (April 15) at 9.05am. The cabby has since been sacked, said ComfortDelGro in response to a Stomp query. The 75-year-old victim was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.
SINGAPORE - A Singaporean private tutor has been convicted over an elaborate scheme to help Chinese secondary school students cheat in an exam using mobile phones and wireless devices, prosecutors said Tuesday. Tan Jia Yan, 32, pleaded guilty on Monday to her part in the plot in which answers to O-Level exams were relayed to at least six students via mobile phones concealed under their clothing and connected wirelessly to skin-coloured earpieces, they said. Tan, who will be sentenced next month, faces a jail term of up to three years and a fine.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Microsoft Corp's privacy fight with the Justice Department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies to hand over data stored overseas after Congress passed legislation that resolved the dispute.
Mediacorp will return as the official broadcaster, and will be screening all matches live on Toggle.
SINGAPORE - Singapore began seeking public feedback on proposals to allow short-term rentals of private homes such as those on Airbnb. The government is seeking feedback on issues such as what homes should qualify and the responsibilities of short-term accommodation platforms, the Urban Redevelopment Authority said on Monday. The proposed rules require that a significant majority of owners in a condominium agree to the presence of short-term rentals in their development.
U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm will refile as early as Monday an application with the Chinese government to clear its US$44 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors , sources said, giving regulators more time to decide on the deal and averting a collapse.
The air strikes carried out by the United States, France and Britain on Syria will not change the course of the war, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday, but they were a way of showing the world had had enough of chemical weapons.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra kicked off his presidency with a 57-percent approval rating, according to an Ipsos poll published in a local newspaper on Sunday.
A unit of U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management said it now held the largest stake in Whitbread Plc , making it the second activist in recent months to draw attention to Britain's biggest hotel and coffee-shop operator.