Ho Ching on Friday (23 June) refuted a claim by her brother-in-law Lee Hsien Yang that she had “helped herself” to a number of Lee Kuan Yew’s papers a day after the late Prime Minister was admitted to hospital. In a direct reply to Hsien Yang’s post on Facebook on Thursday, Ho, the wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, also clarified the events that led to the loan of several items belonging to the late Lee to the National Heritage Board (NHB). Hsien Yang claimed that on 6 February 2015, a day after the late Lee was rushed to an intensive care unit, Ho had taken a number of the late Lee’s papers and handed them to the NHB under the auspices of the Prime Minister’s Office.
The United Arab Emirates warned Qatar Friday that it faces "divorce" from its Gulf neighbours unless it takes their demands seriously, as the United Nations offered to help resolve the regional diplomatic crisis. The list of demands includes the closure of Al-Jazeera television, a long-standing source of conflict between Doha and neighbouring countries which accuse it of fomenting regional strife. Anwar Gargash, the UAE's state minister for foreign affairs, issued the warning more than two weeks into the oil-rich region's worst diplomatic crisis in years.
Mayuko Toyota, a 42-year-old Harvard graduate and up-and-coming member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), can be heard screaming at the unnamed aide, saying he should die as she mocked his thinning hair. "Don't damage my reputation anymore," Toyota screams, apparently in response to a mistake she claims the man had made. Major Japanese media, including public broadcaster NHK, named Toyota as the woman heard on the tape.
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It might turn some stomachs, but a dessert-maker in Thailand has been flooded with orders ever since she started crafting gelatinous sweets into the shape -- and colour -- of dog poop. People like it!," Wilaiwan Mee-Nguen told AFP from the small kitchen in her Bangkok home, where she whips up the unusual confection made of coconut milk, gelatin and food colouring. The 30-year-old office worker, who spends weekends working on her small side business, had experimented with a range of moulds for her sugary treats before she struck gold several months ago.