Move to Arrest Samsung Leader Threatens a Carefully Crafted Narrative – New York Times

New York Times Move to Arrest Samsung Leader Threatens a Carefully Crafted NarrativeNew York TimesLee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung who is also known as Jay Y. Lee, in Seoul, South Korea, last week Credit Pool photo by Chun Sung-Jun. HONG KONG — Suave and mellow, Samsung’s heir apparent has often been portrayed as […]

Longtime industry insider shares all there is to know about Samsung's Galaxy S8 – Fox News

Fox News Longtime industry insider shares all there is to know about Samsung’s Galaxy S8Fox NewsWe’re used to seeing plenty of Galaxy S rumors this time of year, but there’s always one report that stands out, and it comes from a source who has often provided extensive previews of unreleased Samsung devices. Well guess what, […]

I played Nintendo's new game console, the Switch — this is what it's like – Business Insider

cleveland.com I played Nintendo’s new game console, the Switch — this is what it’s likeBusiness InsiderFor the first time since the Wii U launched — and subsequently fizzled — in 2012, Nintendo is making a new video game console. It’s called the Nintendo Switch, and it’s a $300 home console/portable console hybrid. You can play […]

Yaya Toure believes Manchester City are still in the Premier League title race – Eurosport.com ASIA

Eurosport.com ASIA Yaya Toure believes Manchester City are still in the Premier League title raceEurosport.com ASIAManager Pep Guardiola appeared to rule City out of the race after Sunday’s 4-0 defeat at Everton left them 10 points behind leaders Chelsea. It was a damaging and humbling experience for City but Toure is convinced they can bounce […]

Singaporean woman wins $7.8 million jackpot in Malaysia – AsiaOne

Free Malaysia Today Singaporean woman wins $7.8 million jackpot in MalaysiaAsiaOnePETALING JAYA: A lucky Singaporean housewife has won RM24.3mil (S$7.8 million) after betting RM4 on two sets of numbers for the Supreme Toto 6/58 jackpot in Malaysia. The 50-year-old woman’s winning set of numbers made her RM24,330,366.50 …S’porean woman wins RM24m jackpot in M’sia with RM4 […]

Hard Brexit fears crunch sterling ahead of PM May speech – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Hard Brexit fears crunch sterling ahead of PM May speechChannel NewsAsiaBritain’s pound fell sharply on Monday as concern mounted that the country was heading for a “hard” Brexit from the European Union and its single market, a day before a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May on the government’s plans. Posted 16 Jan […]

Trump's offer to Russia – an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut: London Times – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Trump’s offer to Russia – an end to sanctions for nuclear arms cut: London TimesChannel NewsAsiaU.S. President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. Posted 16 Jan 2017 […]

Liverpool unlucky at 'long ball' United – Klopp – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Liverpool unlucky at ‘long ball’ United – KloppChannel NewsAsiaJuergen Klopp feels Liverpool were unlucky to come away with just a point from Sunday’s 1-1 Premier League draw with Manchester United, the manager claiming the home side were saved by “long ball” tactics. Posted 16 Jan 2017 15:50. Liverpool manager …Hirshey: Ibra rescues Pogba, Man […]

Singapore passport is the world's second-most 'powerful': 2017 Passport Index – The Straits Times

Channel NewsAsia Singapore passport is the world’s second-most ‘powerful’: 2017 Passport IndexThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – Singaporeans are holding on to the world’s second-most “powerful” passport, according to a worldwide ranking for passports. Singapore was joint-second with Sweden, with a visa-free score of 156, while Germany took the top spot with one …Singapore has world’s 2nd most […]

Foreign vehicles entering Singapore to pay 'reciprocal road charge' of S$6.40 – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Foreign vehicles entering Singapore to pay ‘reciprocal road charge’ of S$6.40Channel NewsAsiaThe road charge mirrors Malaysia’s road charge of RM20 (S$6.40) per entry for non-Malaysia registered cars entering Johor, says Singapore’s Land Transport Authority. Posted 16 Jan 2017 10:40; Updated 16 Jan 2017 22:27. VIDEOS; PHOTOS.No break for motorists from Johor as S’pore […]

China's Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies aged 111 – BBC News

BBC News China’s Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies aged 111BBC NewsChinese linguist Zhou Youguang, who created the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman alphabet, has died aged 111. Mr Zhou and a Communist party committee spent three years developing the Pinyin system …World briefs for SundayDaily […]

Three Malaysians who joined Islamic State die in Syria – Malay Mail Online

Malay Mail Online Three Malaysians who joined Islamic State die in SyriaMalay Mail OnlineAn Islamic State flag flies over the custom office of Syria’s Jarablus border gate as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Karkamis, in Gaziantep province, Turkey in this August 1, 2015 file photo. Three Malaysians who joined IS died in […]

Ireland: Brexit vote forces Dublin to seek new EU friends – Financial Times

Financial Times Ireland: Brexit vote forces Dublin to seek new EU friendsFinancial TimesOne of the most explosive moments in the recent history of Anglo-Irish relations took place not in Dublin or London, but in Milan in 1985. A summit of European leaders was debating how to proceed with the creation of the EU common market. […]