• Elaine Ng is now used to living on her own

    The former Miss Asia says that she has learned to be on her own six months after daughter Etta left home

  • Are heartland massage parlours rubbing residents the wrong way?

    Take a walk around the second floor of Boon Lay Shopping Centre and in less than a minute, you will find nine massage parlours along the same stretch.   Some offer traditional Thai massages while others advertise treatments that you would expect to see at hospitals, such as ovary and prostate care, rather than in the parlours’ dimly lit premises.

  • Man who sexually groomed a 14-year-old girl jailed six months

    He met a 14-year-old Filipina by chance at a void deck and became interested in her. He later texted sexually suggestive comments to the teenager without realising that her father was holding on to her mobile phone.

  • Man jailed in Hong Kong for abandoning disabled son in Singapore

    Chan Chai-wai left his son at the Merlion Park in Singapore on 21 July 2014. A Hong Kong man was jailed six months by a court in Hong Kong on Wednesday (13 December) for abandoning his special needs son in Singapore in 2014. Construction worker Chan Chai-wai, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of wilful abandonment of a child in the Hong Kong courts in November.

  • Airbus executive says considering cuts to A380 production, still undecided

    By Jamie Freed SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Airbus SE is considering cutting production of its A380 superjumbo to six or seven planes a year, but has made no final decision on the matter, a top executive said on Thursday amid growing question marks over the future of the double-decker jet. The A380 has battled against sluggish sales, squeezed by smaller, more efficient twin-engined jets. Airbus has previously announced plans to lower output to 12 aircraft in 2018 and eight in 2018, compared with an annual peak of 30.

  • People hope 'I break my neck' after Trump comments: Vonn

    (Reuters) - Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday. The 33-year-old said in an interview last week that she wanted to "represent the people of United States not the President", at February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, which had sparked a backlash on social media. Vonn, the most successful female World Cup alpine skier of all time, added she was trying to make the point during her CNN interview that Olympic athletes represent their nation and not any specific political party or individual.

  • Veteran German banker to become head of UBS wealth management

    Veteran German banker Martin Blessing will replace Juerg Zeltner as the head of UBS's market-leading wealth management business at the turn of the year, Switzerland's biggest bank said on Thursday. Zeltner, who has worked for UBS for more than three decades, will retire in 2018, the bank said in a statement. The move sparked speculation that Blessing, 54, was now in pole position to succeed Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti, who has given no signs of wanting to stand down any time soon.