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Singaporean actors part of supporting cast for Crazy Rich Asians: Report

SINGAPORE: If you're looking forward to the film adaptation of the bestselling book Crazy Rich Asians, you may see a few familiar faces …

Movies

SLA takes legal possession of 3 landed homes at Merpati Road

The three properties are among 15 landed homes that were acquired in 2010 as part of redevelopment efforts around the future Mattar MRT station on …

Singapore

Samsung to update software over 'red screen' Galaxy S8 smartphone

SEOUL: Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday (Apr …

Samsung

Maid jailed for ill-treating bedridden boy has sentence doubled to 8 months

SINGAPORE: The Indonesian maid who was convicted of ill-treating her employers' then-four-year-old son has had her jail sentence doubled from four …

Crime

Police arrest couple over Toa Payoh hawker centre incident

SINGAPORE: Police on Tuesday (Apr 25) arrested a 46-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman for causing public nuisance at a hawker centre in Toa …

Singapore

High Court raises jail terms of 3 National Service defaulters in landmark judgement

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s High Court upped the jail terms of three National Service (NS) defaulters in a landmark decision on Tuesday (Apr 25), saying …

Singapore
Markets

Abigail Breslin Spoke Openly About Being Raped After A Troll's Harsh Words

Go girl!<p>Posted on April 24, 2017, 18:57 GMT<p>Just a week ago, Abigail Breslin opened up about being sexually assaulted by someone she knew.<p>Mark Sagliocco / Getty Images<p>She chose to break her silence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a post about consent.<p>Breslin captioned the photo, "I knew …

Fashion Design

This Site Lets You Pay The Water Bill For A Family In Need

Unpaid water bills can have devastating consequences, from water shutoffs to losing your entire home. The Human Utility offers a simple way to help people struggling to pay.<p>When Detroit began shutting off the water supply to thousands of the city’s poorest and most vulnerable residents who were …

Flint

Serena Williams Fires Back At This Racist Comment About Her Unborn Baby

<i>Welcome to</i><i>Mothership</i> <i>: Parenting stories you actually want to read, whether you're thinking about or passing on kids, from egg-freezing to taking home baby and beyond. Because motherhood is a big</i> if <i>— not</i> when <i>— and it's time we talked about it that way.</i><p>Serena Williams is a tennis champion and a …

Serena Williams

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Review: Marvel Space Opera's Sequel Is a Blast

Let's face it: No one gave half a damn about <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> before the bastard child of the Marvel Cinematic Universe hit the multiplex in …

Superheroes

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Tries Something Different, and Still Ends Up Being Awesome

The biggest problem with <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> is the first <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> movie. <i>Vol. 1</i>, if you will, was such a huge, surprise hit …

Superheroes

Couldn’t Help It

<i>Mallory Ortberg, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up below to get Dear</i> …

Relationships

Traditional arts to find new home at redeveloped Stamford Arts Centre by 2018

SINGAPORE: The long-awaited redevelopment of Stamford Arts Centre (SAC) will begin next month, and by the middle of next year, it will reopen as an …

Singapore

China's One Belt, One Road to challenge US-led order

April 25, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Next month, what is likely to be this year's biggest international summit will convene in Beijing to discuss the world's most …

China

Everyone can now be a grammar nazi.

If you thought Singaporeans couldn’t care less about speaking good English, we’re happy (hmm) to inform you that that’s not true.<p>If anything, recent …

ESL

Germany's 'Love Parade' organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

<b>The organisers of the "Love Parade" festival will stand trial in connection with the deaths of 21 people in a crush in 2010, a German court has ruled.</b><p>More than 500 others were injured in the crush, when thousands tried to squeeze through a tunnel that served as the only access to the music festival.<p>…

Festivals

Article 308: Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists

<b>A law which protected rapists from punishment if they married their victims has been scrapped in Jordan.</b><p>The Jordanian cabinet revoked Article 308 on Sunday, after years of campaigning by women's activists, as well as Muslim and Christian scholars and others.<p>The law had meant rapists could avoid a …

Marriage

France elections: Le Pen 'steps aside' as National Front leader

<b>Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party.</b><p>The move comes just a day after she reached the second round of the French election, where she will face centrist Emmanuel Macron.<p>Ms Le Pen told French TV she …

France

Coming Sembawang Hot Spring redevelopment draws mixed response

What we lose, when family recipes vanish - a legacy of love and sacrifice

SINGAPORE: When I was a child, my mother used to say that I took after my father’s family from Malaysia, and my sister was more like hers - because …

Recipes

Young onset dementia on the rise in Singapore

Next one to two years 'very tough' for banks

United Overseas Bank's (UOB's) head honcho believes the bank has likely seen the worst of its woes over oil and gas loans, although it will continue …

Feds Warn Social Media ‘Influencers’ To Stop It Already With The Stealth Ads

Like it or not, the fact is that we’ve crossed through the mirror into a world where people are paid lots of money to mention a product, wear an …

Social Media Marketing

Channel NewsAsia revamps app, website for better browsing experience

SINGAPORE: Channel NewsAsia has launched the most extensive upgrade of its digital platforms in more than a decade - the first phase of a series of …

Advertising

Coming Sembawang Hot Spring redevelopment draws mixed response

SINGAPORE: For Aster Lee, going to the Sembawang Hot Spring was relief of more than one kind.<p>Ms Lee made her first visit to the hot spring along …

Singapore

Sanitary plumbers to be licensed from April 2018

PUB is revising the current Licensed Water Service Plumber (LWSP) scheme, which is currently only mandatory for water service plumbers, to include …

Construction

Pop singers, award-winning filmmakers contribute to opening of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) will celebrate its official opening with an eight-day extravaganza on May 20, kicking off …

Nearly 9,000 malware-laden servers, compromised websites found in Singapore-based Interpol operation

SINGAPORE: A cybersecurity operation has uncovered hundreds of malware-infected websites – including government portals – across Southeast Asia.<p>In a …

Cybersecurity