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Fastest mobile 4G network speed record 'broken'

<b>A new record has been set for the world's fastest 4G mobile internet speed, according to a network operator.</b><p>Finnish firm Elisa says it has achieved a 1.9 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) speed on a test network, claiming this is the fastest on record.<p>The hyper-fast mobile internet service could …

United Kingdom

Singer Chris Brown's LA home searched 'after he pointed gun at woman'

<b>Police in Los Angeles have searched the home of singer Chris Brown after receiving an emergency call from a woman.</b><p>Media reports say the woman told police that he had pointed a gun at her.<p>Mr Brown came out of the house peacefully after posting videos online criticising police and denying reports …

Chris Brown

Europe's 'unfair' Apple tax ruling sparks US anger

<b>There has been widespread criticism in the US of the European Commission's ruling that Apple should pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes.</b><p>The US Treasury said that such tax investigations were "unfair" and undermined the tax rules of individual states.<p>Charles Schumer, a senior Democrat senator, …

Ireland

900 LED lanterns to light up Chinatown for Mid-Autumn Festival

SINGAPORE: For the first time, LED lanterns will be used when Chinatown lights up for the Mid-Autumn Festival on Saturday (Sep 3) - part of …

Festivals

US, South Korea join list of countries issuing travel warnings on Singapore

SINGAPORE: As confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, the United States and South Korea joined a growing list of countries …

Travel

Think like a Girl Scout: Be prepared for the next disaster | M+R

<i>“Strong earthquake causes extreme damage.”</i><p>Waking up to find breaking news alerts on your phone can be jarring. Because 9 times out of 10, you know …

Public policy

Photographer gives old-school kiddy rides a new lease of life in still-life series

August 30, 2016 12:44 PM<br>SINGAPORE - Kiddy rides, which jiggled and entertained young children for less than a dollar, are thin on the ground these …

Singapore

Instagram Business Profiles: How to Set Up and Analyze Your Activities

Do you use Instagram for your business?<p>Wondering if an Instagram business profile is right for you?<p>Making the switch to an Instagram business profile …

Why You Should Switch to an Instagram Business Account

Instagram recently started rolling out business profiles, and Constant Contact’s account was lucky enough to gain access to the new features last …

Business Intelligence

Here's Why Turning Instagram Notifications On Might Not be a Good Idea

Here’s a common progression of updates for social media platforms:<p>Social platform announces change which alters what core users are accustomed …

Instagram

Picture perfect? How Instagram can reveal your depression

<b>Whether it's capturing a picturesque view, a cute pet or a perfect-looking plate of food, many photographs on Instagram give the impression that life</b> …

Depression

How Do I Look? host Jeannie Mai says Asian women most self-critical about their bodies

SINGAPORE: Jeannie Mai, the outspoken host of two successful TV shows, feels she has had to break out of Asian stereotypes in her pursuit of …

Death in Sydney of renowned garden designer keenly felt in his adopted Bali

World-renowned tropical garden designer Made Wijaya has died suddenly in Sydney, leaving Bali - the island he adopted - in mourning.

Australian News

Farewell Made Wijaya

<i>Rio Helmi, 29 August 2016</i><p>A light breakfast for early morning travelers sat on the table in the Sanur home of Balinese architect Popo Danes, waiting …

Bali

The Moron's Case For Hillary Clinton...because some of you really are that stupid.

Well…damn. I’ll leave this right here and go on my way…The Contrarian BlogAn old colleague and I were having breakfast this morning when he looked up …

Hillary Clinton

The only casual dining guide you need for Bangkok is here

No matter how many trips we take to Bangkok, we feel like we only ever scratch the surface of the food scene there, especially with the never-ending …

Bangkok

Politicians jostle to cry 'lone wolf' over stabbing of British backpacker in Queensland

The suggestion that a sleepy north Queensland sugar town with a population of 3,000 could be the site of a “lone wolf” jihadi attack was on the face of it preposterous.<p>One of countless stops on the so-called “harvest trail” trodden by backpackers on their Australian adventures, Home Hill is the …

Queensland

A decade on, vaccine has halved cervical cancer rate

<b>The world's first cancer vaccine was administered in Australia exactly 10 years ago.</b><p>Since then, the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been rolled out across 130 countries and halved the number of new cervical cancers.<p>The HPV vaccine also protects against cancers in the throat and mouth in …

Cervical cancer

Frustration and fear in divided Hong Kong

<b>Two years after taking part in the famous Umbrella Movement, 25-year-old Edward Leung is back on the streets of Hong Kong with a blunt assessment of political progress.</b><p>"I was a peaceful protestor. But what have we achieved? Nothing."<p>This week the former British colony holds its first citywide …

Hong Kong

Bourne's 3D conversion sends Chinese heads spinning

<b>A 3D version of the latest Bourne movie made exclusively for Chinese cinemas has caused local audiences to complain about headaches and nausea.</b><p>The format remains hugely popular in the country, particularly when it comes to action movies.<p>But the conversion process required to give the 2D-shot film …

Asia

Zika virus: Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted cases

<b>Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of the Zika virus which were locally transmitted.</b><p>Most of those infected were foreign construction workers, and all lived or worked within the same region of the country, said the health ministry.<p>None were known to have travelled to Zika-affected areas recently. …

Singapore

Dubai ruler's spot check finds empty desks

<b>A spot inspection of civil service offices by Dubai's ruler resulted in embarrassing footage of Sheikh Mohammed standing awkwardly by empty desks which should have been occupied by high-ranking officials.</b><p>If there ever was a day not to turn up late for work, it was Sunday morning in Dubai where …

United Arab Emirates

EpiPen maker to sell cheaper generic version

<b>The maker of the EpiPen will start selling a generic version in the wake of criticism about steep price increases.</b><p>Mylan said it expected to start selling a cheaper generic product "in several weeks" at a list price of $300 (£230).<p>That is about half the list price of the existing product, which is …

FDA

Archbishop of Canterbury learns identity of biological father

<b>The Archbishop of Canterbury has said a DNA test result revealing the identity of his biological father has come as a "complete surprise".</b><p>The Most Reverend Justin Welby, 60, has discovered he is the son of Sir Winston Churchill's last private secretary, the late Sir Anthony Montague Browne.<p>He had …

United Kingdom

German plan to force mums to name lovers in paternity cases

<b>Germany's justice ministry has drawn up a change in the law which would require mothers in certain paternity cases to reveal who they had slept with.</b><p>The measure would apply when men who had supported a child, believing that they were the father, sought financial redress in court.<p>They could thus …

Germany

Anthony Weiner: Behind the scenes of a political marriage

<b>A new documentary, Weiner, looks at the failed New York City mayoral candidacy of former congressman Anthony Weiner. But his wife, Huma Abedin, one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides, steals the show.</b><p>Before the release of their new documentary, Weiner, filmmakers Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg …

Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner scandal: Huma Abedin splits from sexting husband

<b>Hillary Clinton's personal aide, Huma Abedin, has announced she is separating from her husband, disgraced former politician Anthony Weiner.</b><p>Ms Abedin's announcement comes after a report emerged that he had allegedly exchanged sexual photos with a woman.<p>He appeared to have sent a photo of himself in …

Anthony Weiner

Obituary: Gene Wilder

<b>Gene Wilder's distinctive looks helped him create roles that he made his own.</b><p>His performances combined sentimentality, comedy and suppressed rage, often veering between idiocy and apoplexy.<p>Films such as Young Frankenstein, Silver Streak and The Producers established him as one of Hollywood's top …

Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder death: Star of Willy Wonka dies aged 83

<b>US actor Gene Wilder, remembered by many for his lead role in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, has died at the age of 83, his family confirmed.</b><p>The comic actor also starred in classic films such as The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein.<p>Mr Wilder frequently collaborated with …

Willy Wonka

Singapore Night Festival 2016—Part 1

Journey by NOVAK (UK) projected on the façade of the Singapore Art Museum (SAM).<p>The annual Singapore Night Festival returned last weekend at the Bras …