Independence Day: PM sets tone for 2019 polls, promises development for all

10 min atras | Business Standard (Singapura)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with children during Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: PTI. ALSO READ. From healthcare scheme to space mission: Highlights of PMs I-Day speech Modi says will... View details »

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

10 min atras | Fox News (Singapura)

ISTANBUL – Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States — an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a key, yet ... View details »

Leak suggests HTC may no longer build its own phones

10 min atras | Phandroid.com (Singapura)

After the underwhelming launch of the HTC U12+, you might find it surprising that HTC is planning a mid-range successor to its flagship smartphone. From what we can tell, the HTC U12 Life is still on track to launch this fall, but a new rumor claims ... View details »

The Mercedes AMG GLC 63 SUV Is a Humble, Hefty G-Wagen Alternative

10 min atras | Bloomberg (Singapura)

Since its pyrotechnic-laced debut earlier this year in Detroit, the new G-Wagen has received plenty of adulation. But the iconic metal box is not for everyone. Its expensive, its cramped in the back, its in-your-face looks are not respectable in ... View details »

MacBook 2018: What you need to know before you buy your next Apple laptop

10 min atras | TrustedReviews (Singapura)

Apples MacBook range of laptops come with high price tags, fetching metal unibodies and high-resolution Retina displays. But whats the difference between a Pro, an Air and a standard garden-variety MacBook? We explain every MacBook make and model... View details »

Former Celtic star Commons criticises Rodgers´ transfer business

10 min atras | Eurosport.com ASIA (Singapura)

Former Celtic midfielder Kris Commons claims Brendan Rodgers signings have not been good enough. Commons defended Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell in the aftermath of the clubs Champions League exit at the hands of AEK Athens. Rodgers has... View details »

Ninth-seeded Karolina Pliskova crashes out of Western & Southern Open

10 min atras | Cincinnati.com (Singapura)

MASON – Karolina Pliskova, the former Western Southern Open champion and ninth seed in this years tournament, crashed out of the competition Wednesday afternoon. Pliskova was sent packing by Aryna Sabalenka in three sets (6-2, 3-6, 7-5). Pliskova... View details »

Animals that defy the rules of aging — like naked mole rats — could help scientists unravel the secrets to longevity

11 min atras | Markets Insider (Singapura)

Some long-living animals seem to defy the rules of aging, so scientists are studying them. Two animals of interest to researchers are the naked mole rat, which lives decades longer than its rodent relatives, and turtles, which can live up to 200 years.and more View details »

World War II Plane Uncovered By Heat Wave In Swiss Alps

11 min atras | Newsweek (Singapura)

A World War II plane has been found in the Swiss Alps after melting snow and ice revealed the wreckage on Tuesday. Temperatures that have climbed over 95 F in Switzerland allowed experts to discover an American military plane that crash-landed on the... View details »

With human space flight, India to push frontiers

11 min atras | The Hindu (Singapura)

Gaganyaan, the human space flight Programme green-flagged and set for 2022 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is highly doable, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation K. Sivan said here soon after it was announced on Wednesday. View details »

The Latest: Unclear how many are missing in bridge collapse

11 min atras | Washington Post (Singapura)

GENOA, Italy — The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):. 8:05 p.m.. A survivor of the Italian bridge collapse has described the highway falling out from under him. Another described trying ... View details »

The Latest: Unclear how many are missing in bridge collapse

11 min atras | Washington Post (Singapura)

GENOA, Italy — The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):. 8:05 p.m.. A survivor of the Italian bridge collapse has described the highway falling out from under him. Another described trying ... View details »

Scores killed in Kabul as Afghanistan reels from attacks

11 min atras | Financial Times (Singapura)

A suicide blast in a mainly Shiite area of Kabul killed at least 48 people on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians, soldiers and policemen in Afghanistan over recent days. The explosion, targeting an ... View details »

Scores killed in Kabul as Afghanistan reels from attacks

11 min atras | Financial Times (Singapura)

A suicide blast in a mainly Shiite area of Kabul killed at least 48 people on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians, soldiers and policemen in Afghanistan over recent days. The explosion, targeting an ... View details »

Malaysia has yet to request return of 1MDB private jet: Singapore

11 min atras | Singapore Business Review (Singapura)

The $48.27m jet is amongst assets identified for recall by the US Justice Department. Bloomberg reported that Singapore has not yet received any formal request from Malaysia to recall the private jet of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financier Low...and more View details »

Is Trump a racist? You don´t need an n-word tape to know.

11 min atras | Washington Post (Singapura)

Omarosa Manigault-Newman — who once declared that “every critic, every detractor will have to bow down to President Trump — has evolved from mentee to frenemy to antagonist during her nonstop media blitz, promoting her new post-White House tell-all,... View details »

Is Trump a racist? You don´t need an n-word tape to know.

11 min atras | Washington Post (Singapura)

Omarosa Manigault-Newman — who once declared that “every critic, every detractor will have to bow down to President Trump — has evolved from mentee to frenemy to antagonist during her nonstop media blitz, promoting her new post-White House tell-all,... View details »

AT&T Sued for $224 Million by Cryptocurrency Investor Who Lost a Fortune in Phone Hacks

11 min atras | Gizmodo (Singapura)

Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin is understandably upset that he lost a combined $24 million in two different hacks of his phone over the course of seven months. Terpin alleges that the hacks were only possible because the hackers had an inside... View details »

Qatar-Glencore venture values its Rosneft stake at 7.4 billion euros

11 min atras | Reuters (Singapura)

MOSCOW (Reuters) - QHG Oil Ventures, a joint venture between Qatar Investment Authority and Glencore, has valued a 14.2 percent stake in Rosneft, which it is selling, at 7.4 billion euros ($8.4 billion), a QHG financial statement showed on Wednesday.and more View details »

The 8 Best True Wireless Earphones of 2018

52 min atras | Gear Patrol (Singapura)

This definitive guide to the best true wireless earphones of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next pair of true wireless earphones, including what to look out for and the various options available. We also rank our favorite ... View details »

Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of iOS 12 to Developers After Pulling Seventh Beta Earlier This Week

52 min atras | Mac Rumors (Singapura)

Apple today seeded the eighth beta of an upcoming iOS 12 update to developers for testing purposes, just a few days after seeding the seventh beta and more than two months after introducing the new software at the Worldwide Developers Conference. View details »

Pelle double as Shandong stay on Beijing´s heels

52 min atras | Channel NewsAsia (Singapura)

REUTERS: Shandong Luneng beat Hebei China Fortune 3-1 on Wednesday to stay one point behind leaders Beijing Guoan and increase the pressure on former Wales manager Chris Coleman. Ex-Southampton striker Graziano Pelle scored twice and Diego...and more View details »

Study reveals role of RUNX proteins in DNA repair

52 min atras | News-Medical.net (Singapura)

A study by researchers from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore has revealed that RUNX proteins are integral to efficient DNA repair via the Fanconi Anemia (FA) pathway. Led by Professor... View details »

Who says crime doesn´t pay! Teen whose mugshot went viral set to rake in the cash

52 min atras | Meaww (Singapura)

A teenage make-up artist whose police mugshot went viral has revealed that that she will be putting out her own range of makeup soon. Nineteen-year-old Marshala Perkins was arrested by the authorities on February 6 after she was caught with two grams ... View details »

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing at least 48

52 min atras | Los Angeles Times (Singapura)

A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State group, officials said. The bombing was the latest... View details »

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing at least 48

52 min atras | Los Angeles Times (Singapura)

A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State group, officials said. The bombing was the latest... View details »

Omarosa book summary: The most shocking allegations from the book that has outraged Donald Trump

52 min atras | The Independent (Singapura)

One of Donald Trumps closest aides has claimed to reveal the presidents secrets. And there are plenty. Much of Unhinged, by Omarosa Manigault Newman, consists of attacks on the physical and mental health of the president. But it also includes other... View details »

Qatar investment is for Turkey´s financial markets, banks: Govt source

52 min atras | The Straits Times (Singapura)

ANKARA (REUTERS) - Qatars US$15 billion (S$21 billion) investment in Turkey will be channelled into Turkish financial markets and banks, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday (Aug 15). The investment package was announced after Qatars... View details »

Qatar investment is for Turkey´s financial markets, banks: Govt source

52 min atras | The Straits Times (Singapura)

ANKARA (REUTERS) - Qatars US$15 billion (S$21 billion) investment in Turkey will be channelled into Turkish financial markets and banks, a government source told Reuters on Wednesday (Aug 15). The investment package was announced after Qatars... View details »

How the boutique company behind ´Crazy Rich Asians´ is pioneering a new model

52 min atras | Washington Post (Singapura)

A decade ago, a movie producer named John Penotti was feeling low. He had just nearly lost his shirt on a series of independent productions, which he made during flush times only to find the 2008 financial crisis had claimed many of the distributors ... View details »

HK stocks hit near 1-year low as tech shares slump; China slips

52 min atras | Nasdaq (Singapura)

SHANGHAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks extended declines on Wednesday, with the benchmark Hang Seng index tumbling to its lowest in nearly one year, pulled down by losses in technology firms. ** The Hang Seng index dropped 1.5 percent to... View details »

This is the most liveable city in America

2 hr atras | CNBC (Singapura)

Honolulu, Hawaii is the most liveable city in America, according to The Global Liveability Index 2018, an annual report by The Economist Intelligence Unit released August 14. Out of the 140 cities around the world that were included, it had the highest ... View details »

This is the most liveable city in America

2 hr atras | CNBC (Singapura)

Honolulu, Hawaii is the most liveable city in America, according to The Global Liveability Index 2018, an annual report by The Economist Intelligence Unit released August 14. Out of the 140 cities around the world that were included, it had the highest ... View details »

This is the most liveable city in America

2 hr atras | CNBC (Singapura)

Honolulu, Hawaii is the most liveable city in America, according to The Global Liveability Index 2018, an annual report by The Economist Intelligence Unit released August 14. Out of the 140 cities around the world that were included, it had the highest ... View details »

Apple Expected to Release New MacBook Air at End of Third Quarter: September or October

2 hr atras | Mac Rumors (Singapura)

Apple will release a new MacBook Air at the end of the third quarter, according to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce. That lines up with either September or October, depending on how the wording is interpreted. TrendForce also refers to a new MacBook... View details »

YEVO Air Bluetooth earbuds review

2 hr atras | The Gadgeteer (Singapura)

REVIEW – Here we go again on my earbud journey. I wont repeat my intro from this continuing series on my quest for the best earbuds for my individual taste, but I have another opportunity to keep going with these, so lets have some fun. View details »

Climate change multiplies harmful marine heatwaves

2 hr atras | The Straits Times (Singapura)

PARIS (AFP) - The number of days marked by potentially destructive ocean heatwaves has doubled in 35 years, and will multiply another five-fold at current rates of climate change, scientists warned Wednesday (Aug 15). Even if humanity does manage to... View details »

Football Papers: All The Latest Football News And Transfer Gossip This Morning

2 hr atras | 360Nobs.com (Singapura)

Harry Maguire is close to agreeing a new £75,000-a-week contract with Leicester, following Manchester Uniteds failed bid to sign the England defender. Maurizio Sarri has relaxed his Chelsea predecessor Antonio Contes rules on diet and nutrition as ... View details »

GrabShuttle Plus service now links Sungei Gedong Camp to Punggol, Sengkang and Pasir Ris/Tampines

2 hr atras | The Straits Times (Singapura)

SINGAPORE - Grabs shuttle service is now expanding to Sungei Gedong Camp, after successful trials at Kranji Camp III. The GrabShuttle Plus trials will start at Sungei Gedong on Friday (Aug 17). Shuttle buses will run every Friday and Sunday evening to...and more View details »

Bedtime ADHD Tx OK´d; Benzodiazepine Scripts Rise; Exercise Vs. Addiction

2 hr atras | MedPage Today (Singapura)

The FDA approved extended-release methylphenidate capsules (JORNAY PM) taken in the evening for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children age 6 and older. Digital psychiatric therapy? A randomized study using the... View details »

The £150 box that locks away your child´s gadgets to fight tech addiction

2 hr atras | Telegraph.co.uk (Singapura)

A £150 smart box has been invented for parents who are desperate to wean their tech-addicted children off smartphones and other gadgets. The box, which is the creation of Australian firm Tech Den, works with a companion app, allowing parents to lock...and more View details »

Private homes sold in July up 55% yoy: URA

2 hr atras | EdgeProp.sg (Singapura)

Developers sold 1,724 private residential units in July, a 163.6% hike from 654 units in June, and a 55% increase y-o-y, according to URA flash estimates. Source: URA, Cushman Wakefield Research. Property consultants attribute the sudden surge in... View details »

Full text of PM Modi´s Independence Day speech

2 hr atras | The Indian Express (Singapura)

The prime minister, who addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on 72nd Independence Day, devoted maximum time of speech in presenting the report card of his government. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 15, 2018... View details »

Full text of PM Modi´s Independence Day speech

2 hr atras | The Indian Express (Singapura)

The prime minister, who addressed the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on 72nd Independence Day, devoted maximum time of speech in presenting the report card of his government. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 15, 2018... View details »

The world´s ´most liveable city´ title isn´t a measure of the things most of us actually care about

2 hr atras | The Conversation AU (Singapura)

Melbourne lost its “most liveable city” title yesterday and is confronting being runner-up to Vienna after seven years at the top. These rankings are based on The Economist Intelligence Units Global Liveability Index, which “assesses which locations ... View details »

´I Pooped In My Mother-In-Law´s Bed´ And Other Real Pooping While Dating Stories

2 hr atras | HuffPost (Singapura)

Isabella Carapella / HuffPost I pulled the sheets back and realized I had pooped in my sleep. In my mother-in-laws bed. No matter how many childrens books we read or Kanye West songs about bowel movements we try to decipher, the subject of pooping...and more View details »

Comedian Takes Down Woody Allen In Cruelly Accurate Impression

2 hr atras | Forward (Singapura)

“Can you separate the art from the artist?” is a question weve asked at least 219 distinct times since the #MeToo movement kicked off a global reckoning about the powerful men who shape our world. Let go of your guilt, says “Late Night With Seth ... View details »

Oil prices sink 3% after big, unexpected jump in US crude stockpiles

2 hr atras | CNBC (Singapura)

Oil prices extended losses on Wednesday after government data showed a big, unexpected jump in stockpiles of U.S. crude, compounding pressure as the outlook for global economic growth darkened and the stock market slumped. Global benchmark Brent... View details »

SEC subpoenas Tesla over CEO Elon Musk´s tweets

2 hr atras | Livemint (Singapura)

Washington: The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sent subpoenas to Tesla Inc. regarding chief executive Elon Musks plans to take the company private and his statement that funding was “secured”, Fox Business Network reported on... View details »

Jet Aviation confirms that the 1MDB Global 5000 is in Singapore

2 hr atras | Corporate Jet Investor (Singapura)

Jet Aviation has confirmed to Channel News Asia that a Bombardier Global 5000 linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) is currently at its Singapore Seletar facility. Malaysias state-owned 1MDB is embroiled in a corruption scandal, with the US... View details »