Putin 'probably approved' murder of Russian ex-spy: UK inquiry – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Putin ‘probably approved’ murder of Russian ex-spy: UK inquiryChannel News AsiaFormer KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned at a London hotel in 2006 by a cup of tea laced with polonium-210 – an extremely expensive radioactive isotope only available in closed nuclear facilities. Posted 21 Jan 2016 18:02; Updated 21 Jan …Litvinenko Inquiry: […]

China's Xi visits Egypt, offers financial, political support – TODAYonline

NDTV China’s Xi visits Egypt, offers financial, political supportTODAYonlineEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi greets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Abdeen palace during the Chinese president’s first day of his visit, in Cairo. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments …Xi signs Egypt deals as China looks to boost Mideast cloutgulfnews.com all 214 news articles » […]

ECB takes cautious stance as markets tumble – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia ECB takes cautious stance as markets tumbleChannel News AsiaThe European Central Bank held interest rates at record lows on Thursday, but the market crash, tumbling bank stocks and ebbing inflation may set the stage for action later in the year. Posted 21 Jan 2016 18:40; Updated 21 Jan 2016 22:00. PHOTOS.U.S. stocks […]

Britain's PM Cameron, in speech at Davos, urges businesses to speak up about EU membership – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Britain’s PM Cameron, in speech at Davos, urges businesses to speak up about EU membershipThe Straits TimesBritish Prime Minister David Cameron at the “Britain in the World” session of the World Economic Forum in Davos. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 1 hour ago. Updated. 1 hour ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet […]

Cyclists applaud LTA's bike-friendly initiatives, but raise concerns about congestion – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Cyclists applaud LTA’s bike-friendly initiatives, but raise concerns about congestionChannel News Asia“Simply painting a couple of lines does not necessarily address some underlying concerns,” a cyclist says of plans to make the North-South Corridor and Bencoolen Street more bicycle, pedestrian and bus-friendly. By Justin Ong; Posted 21 Jan 2016 21:02 …‘Bold’ moves for […]

Turkish PM says 'terrorist groups' must not represented in Syria talks – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Turkish PM says ‘terrorist groups’ must not represented in Syria talksChannel News AsiaTurkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accused Russia on Thursday of jeopardising peace talks on Syria planned for next week by insisting on the inclusion of “terrorist groups” such as the Kurdish YPG militia on the opposition side. Posted 21 Jan […]

Keppel's Q4 profit slumps 44% on Brazil woes, oil plunge – TODAYonline

AsiaOne Keppel’s Q4 profit slumps 44% on Brazil woes, oil plungeTODAYonlineSINGAPORE – Conglomerate Keppel Corp said today (Jan 21) that its fourth-quarter net profit fell 44 per cent and its full-year profit slumped to a five-year low, crippled by financial problems at its key South American client Sete Brasil and as …Keppel Corp results show […]

Malaysia's central bank cuts SRR ratio to 3.5%, keeps policy rate steady – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Malaysia’s central bank cuts SRR ratio to 3.5%, keeps policy rate steadyThe Straits TimesBank Negara Malaysia will cut the statutory reserve requirement (SRR) ratio to 3.5 per cent from 4 per cent from Feb 1. PHOTO: REUTERS. Published. 5 hours ago. Updated. 5 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet […]

US ranks No. 4 in list of world's best countries – Bend Bulletin

Globalnews.ca US ranks No. 4 in list of world’s best countriesBend BulletinIt’s Germany. Sorry, United States, you’re fourth — right behind third-ranked Britain and second-ranked Canada. But, hey, America beat Sweden! That’s according to the inaugural “Best Countries” ranking from U.S. News World Report, the University of …Singapore is world’s second best country to invest in: […]

US offers Turkey technology to block Islamic State at Syria border – Yahoo Finance UK

US offers Turkey technology to block Islamic State at Syria borderYahoo Finance UKWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is accelerating efforts to help Turkey clamp down on its border with Syria, senior U.S. officials said, and for the first time will offer technologies to Ankara to help it secure the frontier. Washington and … and […]