What happens next in Spain-Catalonia standoff? – The Straits Times

CHANNELS TELEVISION What happens next in Spain-Catalonia standoff?The Straits TimesMADRID (REUTERS) – Spain said on Thursday (Oct 19) it would suspend the autonomy of the wealthy northeastern region of Catalonia over its bid to secede, pitching the euro zone’s fourth-largest economy into uncharted political waters. Barcelona, the …Merkel, Macron back Spain in Catalan crisisYahoo Singapore NewsSpanish […]

Duterte confirms Malaysia's most wanted terrorist Mahmud Ahmad dead: Reports – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Duterte confirms Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist Mahmud Ahmad dead: ReportsChannel NewsAsiaPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed on Thursday (Oct 19) that Malaysian Mahmud Ahmad, once tipped to become Islamic State’s point man in Southeast Asia, was killed by the military, according to local news reports. The Philippine Daily …Philippines says ‘big possibility’ Malaysian militant […]

Theresa May urges EU to break deadlock in Brexit talks – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Theresa May urges EU to break deadlock in Brexit talksThe Straits TimesBRUSSELS (REUTERS) – Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Thursday (Oct 19) to break the deadlock and move forward with Brexit talks, asking the bloc’s leaders to respond with “urgency” on easing the fears of their citizens living […]

Man gets record 20 months' jail for animal cruelty – TODAYonline

TODAYonline Man gets record 20 months’ jail for animal crueltyTODAYonlineBrownie the toy poodle, which died after its owner Yeo Poh Kwee did not take it to the veterinarian for treatment. Photo: Agri-Veterinary Authority of Singapore. mail · Share. By. Louisa Tang. -. louisa.tang@mediacorp.com.sg -. Published: 8:45 PM … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

Wong Li Lin: former ballerina, actress, entrepreneur, and now a public servant – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Wong Li Lin: former ballerina, actress, entrepreneur, and now a public servantThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – In her role as Inspector Elaine Tay in police drama Triple Nine, she used to clear the streets of criminals. Now, in her new job, former actress Wong Li Lin will help clean up Singapore’s streets – […]

National Service registration to start Nov 1 – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia National Service registration to start Nov 1Channel NewsAsiaSINGAPORE: Male Singapore citizens and permanent residents born between Oct 1, 2000 and Jan 1, 2001 will have to register for national service between Nov 1 and Nov 21. They can register online at http://www.ns.sg or at the Central Manpower Base … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

Balance of power shifts in Iraq's multi-ethnic Kirkuk – Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore News Balance of power shifts in Iraq’s multi-ethnic KirkukYahoo Singapore NewsWith the return of Kirkuk to Iraqi control, the balance of power appears to have shifted between the ethnic communities in the Kurdish-majority city, to the delight of its Turkmen residents. “Before we couldn’t proudly declare that we are Turkmen, now …100000 Kurds […]

Despite simplified HDB resale transactions, estate agents may still have a role to play – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Despite simplified HDB resale transactions, estate agents may still have a role to playChannel NewsAsiaThere is still a role for real estate agents to play in resale flat transactions, according to analysts, despite a shortened, streamlined resale transaction process promised by the new HDB Resale Portal. File photo of HDB flats. (Photo: Hester […]

Ardern to be next NZ prime minister, spelling big change for economy – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Ardern to be next NZ prime minister, spelling big change for economyChannel NewsAsiaNew Zealand’s next prime minister will be Jacinda Ardern, whose Labour party won the support of a small nationalist party to form the government, spelling big changes for a small but open economy, whose currency hit a 4-1/2-month low on the […]