• Blogger Xiaxue hits out at Shrey Bhargava’s Ah Boys to Men 4 audition experience

    Singaporean blogger Xiaxue has hit out at local actor Shrey Bhargava as “your whining rings hollow” in one of her two Facebook posts. Here’s the background of the story, which you can read here. Shrey is a Singaporean Indian actor who auditioned for Ah Boys to Men 4. On 27 May (Saturday), he took to Facebook to express his […] The post Blogger Xiaxue hits out at Shrey Bhargava’s Ah Boys to Men 4 audition experience appeared first on Alvinology.

  • Juventus the final hurdle to history for Zidane's Madrid

    Since the European Cup was rebranded and expanded into the Champions League in 1992, no team has been capable of defending the trophy. "I am the coach which means I am doing something right, but everyone in this squad is doing a phenomenal job," said Zidane after Real withstood an Atletico Madrid onslaught in the semi-finals.

  • Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

    Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. While Germany and Europe would strive to remain on good terms with America and Britain, "we have to fight for our own destiny", Merkel went on. Special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron, she said.

  • Motor racing-Ferrari clearly favouring Vettel, says Hamilton

    Ferrari are giving Sebastian Vettel the Michael Schumacher treatment, according to the German's main title rival Lewis Hamilton. The Briton told reporters after the German handed Ferrari their first Monaco Grand Prix win in 16 years that the Italian team was clearly favouring the championship leader over his team mate Kimi Raikkonen. Raikkonen, the 2007 world champion, had started on pole position but as a result of strategy ended up anchoring Ferrari's first one-two since 2010 instead of standing on top of the podium.

  • Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the defense of two young women - one wearing a hijab - who were targeted by an anti-Muslim rant.

  • Philippine leader asks separatists, Maoists to join fight against Islamic State

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to Muslim separatists and Maoist-led rebels to join his government's fight against Islamic State-linked militants. With fears growing that Islamic State is seeking a presence in the country, Duterte offered to pay and even house fighters from groups that have long opposed the Philippine state if they would work to defeat a common enemy, the Maute group. Duterte said the idea of militias and soldiers fighting together had come from the leader of one of the separatist groups.

  • Actions speak louder than words for Arsene Wenger ahead of pivotal Arsenal board meeting

    If Arsene Wenger truly needs to convince the Arsenal board of his ongoing worth when they convene at Tuesday’s meeting then his opening gambit will be unequivocal. Wenger secured his seventh FA Cup success - another record - with a deserved victory over Chelsea at Wembley courtesy of goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey. It was arguably their best display of the season and one which adds a positive coda to a disappointing Premier League campaign.