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.
KUALA LUMPUR - Southeast Asian Games organisers urged fans to behave themselves on Tuesday after Malaysia football supporters caused anger by chanting «Singapore dogs» during a game. The organising committee called the incident, footage of which has been circulating online, «highly regrettable» and said it ran counter to the spirit of the 11-nation Games.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man who had a baby strapped to him was caught on camera crossing the road in a reckless manner -- then losing his temper at a driver that had stopped to let him pass. The incident occurred last Saturday (Aug 19) at around 6.45pm, along St Thomas Walk. Stomp contributor Amazing, the driver in the incident, sent Stomp a video clip showing what transpired that evening.
Passers-by had performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a driver who was injured in an accident along Scotts Road on Aug 18, before paramedics arrived at the scene. It was earlier reported that the 56-year-old man had suffered a cardiac arrest while driving and lost consciousness, before getting into an accident with another car at around 9.30pm. In response to media queries by Stomp, the police said the man was unconscious when conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He is believed to be recovering.
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 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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