Singapore
MapoList


Federer says he should not be favourite at 36

Roger Federer says a 36-year-old should not really be considered a favourite for the Australian Open, although when the man in question is himself, no one was taking him seriously.

Most states don’t require that kids be checked for health issues

- Most U.S. states don’t require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the Children’s Health Fund (CHF).
Channel NewsAsia

Most states don’t require that kids be checked for health issues

- Most U.S. states don’t require that children be screened for health conditions that can affect learning, according to new research supported by the Children’s Health Fund (CHF).

Exclusive: Trump says Russia helping North Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting "closer every day" to being able to deliver a long-range missile to the United States.
Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Trump says Russia helping North Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting "closer every day" to being able to deliver a long-range missile to the United States.

US firms optimistic about 2018 but labour shortages constrain growth: Fed

The tight labour markets, which extend from low-skilled to high-tech positions, is fuelling more widespread wage increases in a broader array of industries.
Channel NewsAsia

US firms optimistic about 2018 but labour shortages constrain growth: Fed

The tight labour markets, which extend from low-skilled to high-tech positions, is fuelling more widespread wage increases in a broader array of industries.

Dealmaking Ferrero tycoon breaks decades of family tradition

For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new products. Those days are gone.
Channel NewsAsia

Dealmaking Ferrero tycoon breaks decades of family tradition

For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new products. Those days are gone.

Apple to pay US$38 billion in repatriation tax

Apple Inc will make about US$38 billion in tax payments to bring funds kept overseas back to the United States under new federal tax laws, the company said on Wednesday.
Channel NewsAsia

Apple to pay US$38 billion in repatriation tax

Apple Inc will make about US$38 billion in tax payments to bring funds kept overseas back to the United States under new federal tax laws, the company said on Wednesday.

Swedish PM does not rule out use of army to end gang violence

Sweden will do whatever it takes, including sending in the army, to end a wave of gang violence that has seen a string of deadly shootings, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said in Wednesday.
Channel NewsAsia

Swedish PM does not rule out use of army to end gang violence

Sweden will do whatever it takes, including sending in the army, to end a wave of gang violence that has seen a string of deadly shootings, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said in Wednesday.

Germany detains two after raids target Syrian-Polish smuggling gang

Police raided sites in seven German states and detained two people in Berlin on Wednesday on suspicion of links to a gang smuggling Syrians through Poland to Germany, a federal police spokesman said.
Channel NewsAsia

Germany detains two after raids target Syrian-Polish smuggling gang

Police raided sites in seven German states and detained two people in Berlin on Wednesday on suspicion of links to a gang smuggling Syrians through Poland to Germany, a federal police spokesman said.

Big spending days over for settled French Top 14

After years of overspending where domestic and European success was bought via cherry-picked foreign superstars, the French Top 14 is stabilising as increased TV revenue has begun to level the playing field for those clubs not backed by a millionaire owner.
Channel NewsAsia

Big spending days over for settled French Top 14

After years of overspending where domestic and European success was bought via cherry-picked foreign superstars, the French Top 14 is stabilising as increased TV revenue has begun to level the playing field for those clubs not backed by a millionaire owner.

Bitcoin slides to below US$10,000

Bitcoin, the dominant digital currency, extended a slump Wednesday following a recent surge to trade below $10,000 for the first time since the start of December.
Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin slides to below US$10,000

Bitcoin, the dominant digital currency, extended a slump Wednesday following a recent surge to trade below $10,000 for the first time since the start of December.

Germany and Poland look to experts on reparations row

Germany and Poland said on Wednesday they would consider setting up a commission to explore Polish calls for reparations for German actions during World War Two.
Channel NewsAsia

Germany and Poland look to experts on reparations row

Germany and Poland said on Wednesday they would consider setting up a commission to explore Polish calls for reparations for German actions during World War Two.

Second vote not undemocratic, Irish PM says on Brexit

It would not be "anti-democratic" for Britons to reverse their Brexit vote in a second referendum, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said at the European Parliament on Wednesday, but he denied working to promote one.
Channel NewsAsia

Second vote not undemocratic, Irish PM says on Brexit

It would not be "anti-democratic" for Britons to reverse their Brexit vote in a second referendum, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said at the European Parliament on Wednesday, but he denied working to promote one.

Wave of looting shutters stores, spreads fear in Venezuela

A wave of looting by hungry mobs across Venezuela has left streets of shuttered shops in provincial towns and pushed some store owners to arm themselves with guns and machetes, stirring fear that the turmoil could spread to the capital Caracas.
Channel NewsAsia

Wave of looting shutters stores, spreads fear in Venezuela

A wave of looting by hungry mobs across Venezuela has left streets of shuttered shops in provincial towns and pushed some store owners to arm themselves with guns and machetes, stirring fear that the turmoil could spread to the capital Caracas.

France abandons plan for new airport in western France - PM

The French government on Wednesday abandoned a decades-old plan to build a 580 million euro (£513.7 million) airport in western France, saying it did not have broad popular support.
Channel NewsAsia

France abandons plan for new airport in western France - PM

The French government on Wednesday abandoned a decades-old plan to build a 580 million euro (£513.7 million) airport in western France, saying it did not have broad popular support.

Russia scolds Britain for casting it as an aggressor after jets scrambled

Russia scolded Britain on Wednesday for casting it as an aggressor and said Prime Minister Theresa May was more interested in public rhetoric than dealing with the real threats facing the West.
Channel NewsAsia

Russia scolds Britain for casting it as an aggressor after jets scrambled

Russia scolded Britain on Wednesday for casting it as an aggressor and said Prime Minister Theresa May was more interested in public rhetoric than dealing with the real threats facing the West.

Bitcoin slumps to US$10,000 after losing half its value

Bitcoin slid to US$10,000 on Wednesday for the first time since Dec. 1, leaving the cryptocurrency down by close to half from its peak hit last month.
Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin slumps to US$10,000 after losing half its value

Bitcoin slid to US$10,000 on Wednesday for the first time since Dec. 1, leaving the cryptocurrency down by close to half from its peak hit last month.

Debutant Ngidi leads South Africa to series victory v India

Debutant Lungi Ngidi took six wickets as South Africa defeated India by 135 runs to claim victory in the second test in Pretoria on Wednesday and also win the series with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match contest.
Channel NewsAsia

Debutant Ngidi leads South Africa to series victory v India

Debutant Lungi Ngidi took six wickets as South Africa defeated India by 135 runs to claim victory in the second test in Pretoria on Wednesday and also win the series with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match contest.

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, tumbles 11 percent on extended sell-off

Bitcoin skidded more than 11 percent on Wednesday, extending a precipitous downturn in fortunes with investors spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.
Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, tumbles 11 percent on extended sell-off

Bitcoin skidded more than 11 percent on Wednesday, extending a precipitous downturn in fortunes with investors spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.

Get more results via ClueGoal