• 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…

    Vulcan Post
    • Undocumented workers face deportation from Maldives

      Male, April 25 (IANS) The Maldives government is deporting thousands of undocumented workers, with a special focus on capital Male, an official said Friday. In addition to the approximately 110,000 migrant workers registered in the Maldives, the number of undocumented workers has been estimated to…

      IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News15 mins ago
      • Moyes left all at sea by scale of United job, says former coach

        (Reuters) - David Moyes lost his job as Manchester United manager because he ignored advice and failed to appreciate the scale of the job, said Rene Meulensteen, a former coach at the Premier League club. Moyes was sacked on Tuesday after a disastrous 10-month spell in charge, with United now…

        Reuters
        • Where will calorie labels appear? Not just menus

          WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants.

          Associated Press17 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,…

                Reuters
                • 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
                      • Honda's profit doubles on weak yen, strong sales

                        TOKYO (AP) — Honda said Friday that its profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales, but momentum was forecast to ebb as the currency perk wears off.

                        Associated Press22 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…

                          Reuters48 mins ago
                          • 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…

                            Vulcan Post
                            • Jet Li jokes about embezzlement accusations

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

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                              • [Video] ‘Obsessed’ Releases Uncut 19+ Trailer with Song Seung Hun and Lim Ji Yeon

                                Starring Song Seung Hun and Lim Ji Yeon, Obsessed released a new trailer ...

                                CJ E&M enewsWorld
                                • [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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                                  • 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.…

                                    Singapore Business Review
                                    • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

                                      In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

                                      bnt news
                                      • miss A’s Suzy Makes Donation to Ferry Victims

                                        It turns out that miss A′s Suzy donated 50 million won to the families ...

                                        CJ E&M enewsWorld
                                        • Bye Bye, Arp Geok Pao?

                                          Not many know this old Canto classic and it’s the end of the road for the folks behind it here…

                                          Makansutra