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Hsien Yang, in a Facebook post on Thursday (June 22), accused Ho Ching of taking away documents belonging to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew while he was gravely ill and hospitalised in February 2015. - PHOTOS: ST FILE, LIM YAOHUI

Hsien Yang accuses Ho Ching of taking Lee Kuan Yew's documents

23 June 2017

SINGAPORE: Ho Ching, wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, has been accused by her husband's brother Lee Hsien Yang of taking away documents belonging to Lee Kuan Yew while he was gravely ill and hospitalised in February 2015.


Korean ex-TV personality Amy attempts suicide over malicious rumours

23 June 2017

SEOUL: The incident came after Monday’s episode of Channel A’s variety talk show “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” featured rumours about Amy’s past, under the theme of “celebrities from well-off families.”

The elderly couple were found motionless in two different rooms in their Bedok flat, and police later seized three knives.PHOTOS: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS.

Maid suspect in double murder believed to have left Singapore for Indonesian island

23 June 2017

SINGAPORE: The maid who worked for an elderly couple who were murdered in their Bedok flat on Wednesday is believed to have left Singapore for an Indonesian island.

Chinglish no more: China issues standards for English signs

23 June 2017

BEIJING: China has had enough of bad English signs and the jokes that come with them.

Philippine star Charice announces new transgender name

23 June 2017

MANILA: A US television star and music sensation Charice Pempengco of the Philippines has announced a new transgender identity, revealing his new name on Twitter: Jake Zyrus.

Australia will send two high-tech AP-3C Orion aircraft to fly missions over the southern Philippines to help in the fight against Islamic militants terrorising the area. - AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE/AFP/File

Australia sends spy planes to south Philippines

23 June 2017

Sydney (AFP) - Australian military spy planes will start flying missions over the southern Philippines to help in the fight against Islamic militants terrorising the area, the government said Friday.

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‘Madame’ offers to advise Thai women on how to get a rich foreign husband

23 June 2017

BANGKOK: A Thai woman, who called herself “Madame” and who claims to have dated more than 5,000 foreigners, has become the talk of the town especially among Thai women online because she offers a pricey course on how to catch a rich foreigner.

At least 29 dead after car bomb hits Afghanistan bank

23 June 2017

Lashkar Gah:At least 29 people were killed when a powerful car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan.

People look into a hole through which four foreign inmates escaped from Kerobokan prison in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, June 19, 2017. - Reuters

Two Bali jail escapees recaptured, Malaysian's whereabouts unknown

22 June 2017

DILI: Police in Timor Leste on Thursday captured two foreign inmates who escaped from a prison on the Indonesian island of Bali this week by crawling through a tunnel under the walls, the police chief said.

Facebook has 184 million active monthly users in India, its second-largest market after the United States. - AFP/file

Facebook offers Indian women tools to protect privacy

22 June 2017

New Delhi (AFP) - Facebook has introduced new security features for women using the social media platform in India, including the ability to prevent strangers from downloading their profile pictures, the company said Thursday.

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