Sunday, March 09, 2014 02:12 AM
Oye! News from Asia
Flight MH370 was a Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing which mysteriously vanished Saturday morning. It presumed to have crashed after disappearing off the Vietnamese. The flight was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members. Amongst the 227 passengers there were people of
The Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen outlined today a commitment to continue the Singapores "steady" investment in its defence to achieve its aim targeted for 2030 of a "highly connected" military force. In this February Singapore announced the 2014 defence budget of approximately SGD12.56
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's defence lawyer Karpal Sing said in reference to the Appeals Court ruling, that the opposition leader now could not contest in the Kajang state by-election. "With today's conviction, Anwar can't file his nomination paper for the Kajang by-election on March 11" he informed
The haze made its return to Singapore this Friday as the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) made its way into the moderate range. The three-hour PSI readings continuously climbed throughout the day, only dropping to 69 from 71 at 9pm. From a three-hour reading of 31 at 9am, it registered 54 at 6pm, 64
The court of Appeal was told today that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should have been acquitted of sodomy without his defence being called as the case investigating officer failed to follow the directive of a Kuala Lumpur hospital forensic pathologist in the handling of DNA samples retrieved from Mr.
The Provost of National University of Singapore (NUS) said that the posts last week by the NUS lecturer over lesbianism "contained provocative, inappropriate and offensive language". Professor Tan Eng Chye, being the university's deputy president for academic affairs, exclaimed that he counseled the
The Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said that healthcare financing will be a key fiscal challenge for Singapore as he finished his Budget debate in the Parliament this Wednesday. The government's projected healthcare expenditure is expected to triple to almost S$12 billion a year by 2020.
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