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Saudi Arabia Says It Will End Ban And Allow Women To Drive

<b>Updated at 5:10 p.m. ET</b><p>Saudi Arabia has reversed its long-standing and widely criticized ban against women driving.<p>Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud issued an order on Tuesday that paves the way for women to obtain driver's licenses, according to Saudi state media.<p>The king weighed …

Saudi Arabia

The “ethnic cleansing” of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, explained

EU set to demand Internet firms act faster to remove illegal content

1 / 2<p>3D-printed Facebook and Twitter logos are seen in this picture illustration made in Zenica<p>3D-printed Facebook and Twitter logos are seen in this …


How Singapore elected a president without a vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> Singaporeans were meant to go to the polls at the end of next week to vote for a new president, but they'll no longer have the chance, with only one candidate qualifying for the race.<p>Former Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob has emerged victorious by default, after other presidential …


How Singapore elected a president without a vote

<b>Singapore (CNN) —</b> Singaporeans were meant to go to the polls at the end of next week to vote for a new president, but they'll no longer have the chance, with only one candidate qualifying for the race.<p>Former Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob has emerged victorious by default, after other …


Government rebuts New York Times article on dialects in Singapore

September 12, 2017 10:00 AM<br>SINGAPORE - Singapore's ambassador to the United States has rejected claims in a New York Times (NYT) article that there …


Tesla Dropping a Software Upgrade to Help Hurricane Irma Evacuees Pays Off

Tesla (TSLA) extended the battery life of certain models for drivers in Florida so they could evacuate, it has been revealed.<p>Tesla shares were up 3% …


Facebook activates Safety Check for Hurricane Irma

With South Florida under a hurricane warning, Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature to help users inform friends and family of their whereabouts as Irma prepares to make landfall.<p>The feature allows Facebook users to mark they're safe during a natural disaster or other catastrophic event …


AI that can determine a person's sexuality from photos shows the dark side of the data age

We count on machine learning systems for everything from creating playlists to driving cars, but like any tool, they can be bent towards dangerous …

Machine Learning

Facebook's new maps will help responders during natural disasters

When natural disasters hit, the role of a site like Facebook switches from a fun social networking platform to a tool that can be used to save lives. Fully aware of the role it plays in natural disasters, Facebook has today announced that it will be using its software to lend emergency services a …

8 JCs, including Anderson and Serangoon, to merge amid falling demand for places

Anderson, Serangoon JCs among 8 junior colleges to merge

Four JCs will stop accepting students from next year; Anderson and Serangoon JCs among the eight affected schools.

Singapore junior colleges merging for the first time, eight schools affected

Come 2019, eight junior colleges (JCs), six secondary schools and 14 primary schools will be merged in pairs, in the wake of falling birth rates over …


JC merger: Loss of schools’ heritage, identity among students’ concerns

School mergers in 2019: 5 questions answered

The Ministry of Education has just announced mergers affecting 14 primary schools, six secondary schools and eight junior colleges in 2019. Here's …

Mergers & Acquisitions

What a waste: Malaysia's struggle with excess food

Food wastage is a growing problem in Malaysia, where authorities and non-governmental organisations are working to address the issue.


The toilets in SRJC

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Trump on North Korea: “After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it’s not so easy”

President Donald Trump recounted an absolutely astounding detail about one of his conversations with Chinese President Xi Jinping in comments published by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday afternoon. Apparently, Trump came into his first meeting with the Chinese leader, in early April, convinced …

North Korea

What do you think about term-time holidays?

<b>The most important court in the UK, has made a decision that means parents are not allowed to take children on holiday during term-time, unless the school agrees.</b><p>The ruling has come about because a dad was fined for taking his daughter out of school for a family holiday to Disney World in the …

Isle of Wight

Mental patient kills 3 with chopstick in Chinese hospital: Reports

Surveillance footage shows the man identified as schizophrenia patient Yang Shitou breaking free of his restraints before picking up a chopstick and …


The Truth About Fake News

When Wikipedia started to take off as a truly credible service some years ago, I believed that finally, the world was racing toward one, glorious</i> …

Malaysia MP: 'Ok for rape victims to marry their rapists'

<b>A Malaysian MP has drawn outrage for saying it can be OK for rapists to marry their victims and that some 12-year-old girls were "physically and spiritually" ready to get married.</b><p>Shabudin Yahaya from the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition said marriage could help victims "lead a better …

Barisan Nasional

Man arrested for security scare at Hougang MRT station out on police bail

Man injured after being attacked with a weapon in Yishun

A 21-year-old man was injured after he was attacked with a weapon in Yishun on Sunday (2 April) night.<p>In response to a query by <i>Yahoo Singapore</i>, the …


Imam Nalla case a 'timely reminder' of how words can undermine cohesion: Yaacob

"Words matter and words that cause mistrust and apprehension among the various communities have no place in Singapore", says the Minister-in-charge …


Government review underway to deal with fake news

Laws passed to criminalise use of stolen personal data

Social media should not be used to sow discord: Religious leaders

Bravo, Sesame Street – your character with autism will erode ignorance

The arrival of Julia is a wonderful thing. Any child who watches her will learn about acceptance and understanding of difference<p>It is commonly held that kids can be cruel, but it’s not a phrase I have ever used, largely because I regard it as a spectacular understatement. Children can be, and …