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Flight check: New Delhi to Singapore with Singapore Airlines.

The plane: A Boeing A380-800 aeroplane. Class: Economy. The seat: 83C and 83D. We were on board a double-decker aircraft and our seats were on the upper deck, right at the back of the plane next to the galley, which was handy...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

IGP denies former UM lecturer-turned-militant dead in Marawi.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 ― Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has denied a report today claiming that Mahmud Ahmad, dubbed Malaysia's most wanted terrorist, is already dead. Despite a report by Singapore daily The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Srikanth in semis; Saina, Sindhu bow out of Australian Open.

Newly-crowned Indonesia Open winner Kidambi Srikanth continued his rampaging run to advance to the mens singles semifinals but it was curtains for PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal at the Australian Super Series here today.In the all-Indian quarterfinal duel between Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, it was the former who came out on ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

SE Asia stocks muted as oil outlook bleak.

Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday as oil remained on course for its worst first-half decline in almost two decades, with Singapore and the Philippines edging down in the session, posting their second straight week of losses.

- BangkokPost - TH

Bull or bear, these gold charts offer something for everyone.

SINGAPORE, June 23 — Gold is gripped by conflicting forces. Bearish investors see no incentive to hold the precious metal because equities are climbing to records, the global economy is recovering, and the Federal Reserve is so wary of tight...

- The Malay Mail - MY

What Malaysia can learn from the Lee Kuan Yew family feud in Singapore.

As the Lee Kuan Yew family feud transfixes Singapore, across the causeway Malaysians are marvelling at the manner in which the Lion City’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has addressed what might appear to some to be a private matter. Lee Hsien Loong, the son of Singapore’s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, is locked ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Russia's Financial Carousel Crashes into Asia.

Russia is improving ties with offshores in Hong Kong and Singapore, but numbers don't tell the whole story.

- The Diplomat - US

Cornerstone for Hong Kong prosperity lies in stability: Malaysian scholar.

A Malaysian political scholar has highlighted the importance of Hong Kong's stability and rule of law, saying that they form the cornerstone of its continuous development and prosperity. Hong Kong, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of its return to China, enjoys the confidence of international investors due to its ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Oil edges up, but set for worst H1 performance in 20 years.

SINGAPORE, June 23 — Oil edged up today, recovering slightly from steep falls earlier in the week, but is set for the worst performing first-half in two decades despite ongoing production cuts. Brent crude futures were at US$45.31 ...

- The Malay Mail - MY

McDonald's unveils Minions-themed menu, and nope, nope, nope, nope, nope.

Minions mania is a craze we still somehow cannot escape. McDonald's is the latest company to fall victim to this , dare we say , Minion monstrosity. SEE ALSO: We're McLosing it over this very chill McDonald's dessert invention Per Delish, ahead of Despicable Me 3, McDonald's has unveiled a selection of Minion-themed food ...

- Mashable! - US

‘Worse than the Kardashians’: Lee Kuan Yew family feud turns ugly as siblings target Singapore prime minister’s wife.

An attempt by the younger siblings of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to escalate their bitter public feud with their elder brother by targeting his wife appears to have backfired. The premier’s brother Lee Hsien Yang had earlier Thursday alleged that his sister in law Ho Ching “helped herself” to ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Beijing's New $12.9 Billion Airport Will Be Battleground for Global Airlines

The new airport in Beijing will be able to host 45 million passengers a year when it opens in 2019, with the capacity to handle 72 million a year. We expect this mega-airport to steal share from regional rival hubs in Hong Kong and Singapore. -Sean O'Neill

- Skift - US

Singapore, Thailand stocks lead SE Asia markets

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, led by gains in Singapore and Thailand, but a slide in oil prices to multi-month lows kept investors on edge.

- BangkokPost - TH

DWF launches in Singapore with Eversheds Sutherland hires

DWF is set to open its first Singapore office with hires from Eversheds Sutherland, including managing partner Oommen Mathew.     The post DWF launches in Singapore with Eversheds Sutherland hires appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

- The Lawyer - US

Asian stocks rise, oil languishes near 10-month low on glut fears

SINGAPORE - Asian stocks advanced on Thursday, but oil futures hovered near a 10-month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand.

- Reuters - US

Why the Lee family saga can be good for Singapore — Dr Ong Hean Teik

JUNE 22 — Many have expressed their view that the Lee family dispute is an embarrassment and bad for Singaporeans. In fact behind every cloud is a silver lining, and there may actually be a beautiful rainbow waiting for Singaporeans who can see...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Asian stocks rise as oil tries to claw up from 10-month low

SINGAPORE - Asian stocks advanced on Thursday as oil prices struggled to climb off a 10-month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand.

- Reuters - US

Asian stocks climb as oil crawls up from 10-month low

SINGAPORE - Asian stocks advanced on Thursday as oil prices inched up after hitting a 10-month low overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand, dragging U.S. and European shares lower.

- Reuters - US

Update: Good Food in Economy? Six Airlines Are Making It Happen

Delta, Air France and Singapore Airlines are among the carriers offering creative cuisine for economy passengers on long-haul flights.

- New York Times - US

Why the Lee Kuan Yew family feud is a metaphor for Singapore

The family feud regarding the estate of Singapore’s late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is extremely damaging to Singapore. Everyone can see this even if they do not understand all the complex details that have emerged from this sorry saga. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong – Lee Kuan Yew’s son – ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Two Hong Kong men jailed 14 months in Singapore for selling fake watches

Two men from Hong Kong were each sentenced by a Singapore court on Wednesday to 14 months in jail on charges of conspiring to cheat, after deceiving shop owners in the city state with fake luxury watches. According to the newspaper The Straits Times, delivery driver Cheung Siu-wa, 50, and his godson Chow Chun-ting, 33, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Kemuka statistik, Guan Eng nafi gondolkan hutan simpan

GEORGE TOWN, 21 Jun — Kerajaan Pulau Pinang menafikan tuduhan menggondol hutan simpan kekal di negeri itu antara 2006 dan 2015. Menolak dakwaan Pengerusi MCA negeri Datuk Tan Teik Cheng, Lim Guan Eng menunjukkan statistik Jabatan Perhutanan...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Tata Group may buy Air India: Report

Tata Group chairman N Chandrasekaran has held informal talks with the government, expressing preliminary interest in buying a controlling stake in Air India with 51 per cent equity, a report has stated. They are foraying in the deal in partnership with Singapore Airlines.

- Times Of India - IN

Singapore Airlines has new planes on order, but will Wellington get one of them?

Singapore Airlines is yet to decide if it will replace its planes flying into Wellington amid concerns over the aging aircraft.

- Stuff - NZ

Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere on summer solstice

SINGAPORE - Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fueled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest U.S., and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

- Reuters - US

Lockheed Martin receives MLRS rocket contract

Washington Jun 16, 2017 Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control has received a $472 million contract for the production of Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets, the Department of Defense announced Thursday. The contract falls under foreign military sales and will deliver rockets to Finland, France, Germany and ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Singapore Army acquires Rafael Spike SR anti-armour missile system

The Singapore Army has acquired the Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Spike Short Range manportable missile system as its next generation guided anti-armour weapon for its infantry and guards forces, Jane's has learnt at its Army Open House 2017 event that was held in late May. Jane's understands

- Jane’s - US

Extreme heat grips N. Hemisphere on summer solstice

SINGAPORE -- Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest US, and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

- BangkokPost - TH

Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere on summer solstice

SINGAPORE - Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest U.S., and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

- Reuters - US

Where is the inclusion Facebook? LGBTQ Pride reaction unavailable in countries where homosexuality is illegal

The option is not available in Egypt, Palestine, Bahrain, Lebanon, Singapore, Russia, UAE and some other countries.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Singapore Airlines has new planes on order, but will Wellington get one of them?

Singapore Airlines is yet to decide if it will replace its planes flying into Wellington amid concerns over the aging aircraft.

- Stuff - NZ

Notes and pics from Xponential in Dallas, Innorobo in Paris and ICRA in Singapore

Conferences and trade shows, held in interesting locations around the world, can be entertaining, informative and an opportunity to explore new places, meet new people and renew acquaintances. Three recent examples: Xponential, the mostly defense-related unmanned land, sea and air show, held in Dallas; Innorobo, focused on ...

- Robohub - CH

Will a parliamentary hearing make Singapore PM's problems go away?

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong is on the back foot.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Singaporean fined for selling shisha at two restaurants at Arab Street

SINGAPORE, June 21 — A director and his company were convicted and fined a total of S$12,300 for the sale of shisha and tobacco products without a valid tobacco retail licence at two of his restaurants along Arab Street in Kampong...

- The Malay Mail - MY

How eating well, keeping active and mental exercises can reverse physical frailty in seniors

SINGAPORE, June 21 — Good nutrition, physical activity and brain training, or a combination of all three, can reverse physical frailty in seniors suggests new research. Carried out by researchers from the National University of Singapore ...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Singapore's dental tools case: Most patients notified, no infections so far

SINGAPORE, June 21 — As of Monday, the National Dental Centre Singapore had successfully contacted close to 98 per cent of the patients who had visited its outpatient clinics, where they received treatment with dental instruments that...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Singapore's Red Dot Design Museum to relocate to Marina Bay

SINGAPORE, June 21 — The Red Dot Design Museum Singapore at Maxwell Road will be relocating to Marina Bay by the end of this year. The museum said yesterday that its lease of the Red Dot Traffic building — an iconic landmark along the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bengal ornamental fish sales hit by 70 per cent following new rules

Kolkata, June 20 A 70 per cent drop in the sale of ornamental fish has been observed in West Bengal in the last 25 days following the notification of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules, 2017, fish traders said on Tuesday. West Bengal accounts for 75 to 80 per cent of ornamental fish production in India and is the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Singapore arrests two 'radicalised' police

SINGAPORE - A Singapore auxiliary police officer who planned to join the armed conflict against Syria's government has been arrested along with one of his colleagues, the Home Affairs Ministry said Tuesday.

- BangkokPost - TH

If Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong can't manage his family affairs, how can he govern a nation, Chinese scholars ask

The bitter family feud over the estate of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew will affect Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s credibility at home, but is unlikely to cast a shadow over his dealings with China, mainland observers and state media said on Tuesday. Citing Confucian beliefs, experts questioned the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Singapore won't be rushed into F1 contract

SINGAPORE, June 20 — Singapore will not be rushed into extending its contract with Formula One, the trade ministry said today as negotiations for the night race to continue in the city-state are underway. Negotiations for the term renewal...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Singapore arrests 2 police over plan to join Syria conflict

SINGAPORE - Singapore's government says an auxiliary police officer who planned to join the armed conflict against Syria's government has been arrested along with one of his colleagues.

- BangkokPost - TH

Singapore arrests 2 police over plan to join Syria conflict

Singapore's government says an auxiliary police officer who planned to join the armed conflict against Syria's government has been arrested along with one of his colleagues.

- FOX News - US

Singapore: A city state of mind

At 51, Singapore is shrugging off all symptoms of a midlife crisis and embracing travellers with more and better things to see, taste and experience than ever before.The tiny city-state with a living standard the envy of many nations...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Singaporean dream sours for some Bangladeshi workers as they go home with big debts

SINGAPORE/DHAKA - Mohammad Ashadul Islam placed all his hopes for a better life for his family in Bangladesh on getting a construction job in Singapore.

- Reuters - US

Singapore border guard arrested for Syria 'jihad' plans

Muhammad Khairul bin Mohamed, 24, arrested under the Internal Security Act The post Singapore border guard arrested for Syria 'jihad' plans appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Singapore border guard arrested for Syria 'jihad' plans

SINGAPORE, June 20 ― A Muslim border security officer in Singapore has been arrested for planning to fight in Syria, officials said today. Muhammad Khairul bin Mohamed, 24, an unarmed traffic officer working at the crossing with Malaysia, was...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Singapore border guard arrested over plans to join jihad in Syria

A Muslim border security officer in Singapore has been arrested for planning to fight in Syria, officials said Tuesday. Muhammad Khairul bin Mohamed, 24, an unarmed traffic officer working at the crossing with Malaysia, was arrested under the Internal Security Act, the Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement. The act ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Qatar Airways is once again the best airline in the world

AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenQatar Airways has been named Best Airline in the World for 2017 by leading consumer aviation website Skytrax. The Gulf-based carrier was presented with the honor at Tuesday's World Airline Awards at the 2017 Paris Air Show.The other carriers to make the Skytrax top 10 include : Singapore, Hainan, ANA, ...

- Business Insider - US

Singapore: PM Lee apologises for 'impact' of family feud

SINGAPORE Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong apologised on Monday a dispute with his siblings over their late father Lee Kuan Yew's will has had an impact on citizens' confidence in the governmen The post Singapore: PM Lee apologises for 'impact' of family feud appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

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