Graham steps in ‘precarious’ spotlight for Supreme Court confirmation during tough reelection fight

As Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., gears up to lead the Supreme Court battle in Washington, back home in South…

Trump administration’s proposed F-35 sale to UAE hits snag

The Trump administration proposal to sell the F-35, the world’s most advanced and sophisticated stealth warplane…

Trump’s tweet on US troops leaving Afghanistan by Christmas may hurt delicate talks with Taliban: officials

President Trump’s sudden pronouncement that U.S. troops in Afghanistan “should” be home by Christmas will make the…

Lance Armstrong leads Beirut bike tour to help blast victims

Former American professional cyclist Lance Armstrong led a bike tour around Beirut on Sunday to raise…

PwC Singapore launches programme to help foreign start-ups enter South-east Asia

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – PwC Singapore has launched a five-day programme to help foreign start-ups…

China Inc set for biggest US IPO year since 2014 amid spat

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) – Chinese companies are choosing to make their market debuts in the US, even…

DBS to help STB launch tourism promotions, digitalise businesses in the industry

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) – The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and DBS are partnering to stimulate…

North Korea may show new missiles at weekend military parade

For months, North Korea has been relatively uncombative, as leader Kim Jong Un grapples with the…

Stolen Chinese scroll by Mao Zedong worth millions found cut in half

A stolen 9-foot calligraphy scroll believed to be written by former Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong…

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says Putin responsible for poisoning in new video interview

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny believes he was purposely poisoned by Russian intelligence officials working for President…

Finnish teen takes over as prime minister for a day to raise awareness on gender equality

A 16-year-old girl ceremoniously assumed the post of Finnish prime minister for one day for the…

Meet the alleged mom of Putin’s secret tins who seems to be missing

Before vanishing from public view last year, Vladimir Putin’s rumored long-time lover had glittered under a spotlight for…

IPS survey: Local mass media websites rise in importance during GE; older voters turn to social media, instant messaging

Published Oct 8, 2020, 5:30 pm SGT Senior Political Correspondent SINGAPORE – Digital platforms, like local…