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Possessive man gets 13 years' jail for stabbing former air stewardess

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): : An over-possessive man who could not accept that his girlfriend was seeing other men - despite their agreement to have an open relationship - was sentenced to 13 years' jail on Monday (Nov 12) for killing her during a quarrel.

Neo Chun Zheng fatally stabbed his girlfriend in the neck with a folding knife outside his Boon Lay flat on Nov 26, 2015.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO.

DJI fixes security flaw that potentially could have given hackers access to user data

The vulnerability, if exploited, would have allowed hackers to steal drone users’ DJI account, allowing access to other online assets such as flight logs.

The vulnerable data would have included user profiles and flight logs, which indicate the exact location of a drone during its entire flight, as well as photos generated during those flights. — SCMP

Chinese parents lament losing sleep over children’s homework

Berated, named and shamed by teachers if they do not help children complete assignments properly

Singapore bus driver assaulted over missed stop

SINGAPORE: An angry bus passenger confronted its driver after he passed his stop and repeatedly shoved him while he was at the wheel.

Preliminary Lion Air crash report soon

JAKARTA: Indonesia will issue a preliminary report on Nov 28 or 29 on its investigation into the crash of a Lion Air plane that killed 189 people on board, Soerjanto Tjahjono, head of the transportation safety committee (KNKT), said.

Vietnam ratifies Pacific trade pact

Hanoi: Vietnam became the seventh country to ratify a sprawling Pacific trade pact set to come into effect later this year, despite US President Donald Trump’s pullout from a deal he decried as a “job killer”.

Myanmar prepares for Rohingya’s return

COX’S BAZAR: Myanmar officials said the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov 15, the first group from 5,000 people to be moved under a deal between the neighbours struck last month.

US jet crashes off Okinawa, crew rescued

TOKYO: A US navy fighter jet crashed into the sea off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa and its two crew members were rescued alive, Japan’s defence ministry said.

North swaps mushrooms for tangerines from South

SEOUL: South Korea has sent 200 tonnes of tangerines to the North in return for mushrooms Pyongyang gave earlier, Seoul said, in the latest reconciliatory gesture between the neighbours.

Tangerine peace dream: A South Korean military transport aircraft being loaded with tangerines bound for North Korea at Jeju island. — AFP

Maids get free swimming lessons

Hong Kong: Every Sunday in Hong Kong the city’s army of domestic helpers packs into parks or onto pavements, bridges and walkways on their one mandatory day off.

Team effort: Domestic helpers from the Philippines swimming at Repulse Bay in Hong Kong. — AFP