• Russia says Kiev will face justice for "bloody crime" in Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Kiev's interim government would face justice for a "bloody crime" in eastern Ukraine and accused Washington of distorting an agreement designed to defuse the crisis. This is a bloody crime and those who pushed the army to do that will pay,…

    Reuters12 mins ago
    • Giggs hails 'proudest moment' as the Manchester United interim boss approaches first game

      Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs insists Saturday’s game against Norwich will represent the proudest moment of his illustrious career. The 40-year-old, who has enjoyed a glittering playing career at Old Trafford that has spanned three decades, is set to take charge of the team for the…

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      • I rode the Electric Kickscooter from Choa Chu Kang to Holland Village. Here’s what I found.

        Alternative urban mobility is a quickly growing market, and there’s a good reason why it’s still growing. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), about 120,000 people are added to Asia’s urban population — every single day. As our cities experience inward migration of people from all over…

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        • First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad

          Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad ...

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          • Thai govt wants more troops in Bangkok as crisis heats up

            By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's government is to ask the army to deploy more troops in the capital, Bangkok, as fears mount that the country's lengthy political crisis could move into a more violent phase. Surapong Tovichakchaikul, a deputy prime minister, voiced concern on…

            Reuters14 mins ago
            • Obama 'ate only half' the sushi course

              Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday. Pictures showed the US president being served sake by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the counter of the…

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              • Here's a clue of how big home price drop is going to be

                According to PropNex, prices in the CCR are expected to fall by another 2 to 3 percent in the next 3 quarters this year, with an estimated 4 to 5 percent decline in 4Q14 y-o-y due to the higher absolute quantum and larger unit sizes compared to homes in the other regions. For OCR, PropNex expects…

                Singapore Business Review
                • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

                  By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. Captain Lee Joon-seok, 69,…

                  • 2 Malaysia kidnap victims now in Philippine jungle

                    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants have brought a Chinese tourist and a Filipino hotel receptionist to their jungle stronghold in the southern Philippines after kidnapping the women from a dive resort in eastern Malaysia early this month, security officials said Friday.

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                    • I tendered my resignation without securing the next job. Here’s why I don’t mind.

                      I have committed a taboo – I have tendered my resignation without securing the next job. The reactions to the announcement were varied but they all pretty much hint at a deep sense of disapproval. “Why did you do that?” It was as if I had renounced my faith. “What are you going to do from now on?”…

                      Vulcan Post
                      • Widow sues after insurance declines cancer cover after husband gets cancer

                        GEORGE TOWN, April 25 ― A widow is suing an insurance firm here for RM2 million after it declined to pay out on her husband’s policy against cancer when he was diagnosed with the disease six months...

                        The Malay Mail Online
                        • 'Tortured' Indonesian maid listed on Time's top 100

                          Time magazine has named an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer as one of the world's 100 most influential people, putting the spotlight on the city's treatment of its migrant workers. Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, reportedly suffered months of abuse in a case which has…

                          AFP News
                          • Did you know? In the Philippines, People Pay More for Slower Internet

                            Southeast Asia is a very interesting region. It is home to the world’s selfiest cities, most expensive city to live in, and even the most instagrammed building in the world. It is also home to countries with the fastest and slowest Internet connectivity. In a recent study by ASEAN DNA on Internet…

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                            • Taiwan pilots hurt as Apache chopper crash-lands on building

                              Two Taiwanese pilots were injured on Friday when their Apache attack helicopter crash-landed on a building in northern Taiwan during a routine training mission, the military said. The pilots suffered slight ...

                              AFP25 mins ago
                              • Gobind: No need to withdraw conviction, I will fight for Karpal

                                KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 ― Gobind Singh Deo vowed last night to fight tooth and nail to clear Karpal Singh’s name, saying there was no need to ask the Attorney-General to withdraw his late father’s...

                                The Malay Mail Online
                                • [Health Tip] Get Skinny Legs with Delicious, Low-Calories Rice Porridge

                                   [by Shin Na Young / translated by Chloe Yun] There are three idol stars especially recognized for Barbie doll legs: Soo Young of Girls’ Generation, HyunA of 4minute, and Kang Min Gyung of Davichi.  Girls’ Generation’s Soo Young’s slim, curvy body stands out among the nine beautiful members. Kang…

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                                  • Jet Li jokes about embezzlement accusations

                                    The action star jokingly asks for advice on how to split embezzled money

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                                    • Arrest After Plane Hijack 'False Alarm'

                                      An Australian passenger showing signs of erratic behavior was arrested Friday after trying to gain access to the cockpit of a Virgin Australia airliner, sparking a hijacking alert that an official later ...

                                      The Wall Street Journal11 mins ago
                                      • U.S. official says MH370 search likely to last for years

                                        By Matt Siegel and Byron Kaye SYDNEY/PERTH Australia (Reuters) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to drag on for years, a senior U.S. defence official said on Friday, as an underwater search for any trace of the plane's wreckage off west Australia appeared to have…

                                        Reuters37 mins ago
                                        • Looming supply to add more pressure on HDB resale prices

                                          According to PropNex, over the next three years, 80,000 new BTO flats will be completed and keys handed over to buyers. And according to Minister Khaw, 18,000 households in the next 3 years will be moving to a BTO flat, thus they are required to sell off their existing flat within the 6 months.…

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