Carrie Lam is HK's first female Chief Exec, but she faces a tough task ahead – TODAYonline

Hindustan Times Carrie Lam is HK’s first female Chief Exec, but she faces a tough task aheadTODAYonlineCarrie Lam (right) declares her victory in the chief executive election of Hong Kong. Next to her is former Financial Secretary John Tsang, another contender for the job. Photo: AP. Hong Kong’s new leader would have the unenviable task […]

Values, ties shared by France, S'pore 'more vital than ever' – TODAYonline

Channel NewsAsia Values, ties shared by France, S’pore ‘more vital than ever’TODAYonlineFrench President Francois Hollande (L) and Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam raise their glasses for a toast in the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Wallace Woon/Pool. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share.France’s Hollande looks to strengthen ties […]

How Republicans can hobble Obamacare even without repeal – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia How Republicans can hobble Obamacare even without repealChannel NewsAsiaRepublicans may have failed to overthrow Obamacare this week, but there are plenty of ways they can chip away at it. Posted 26 Mar 2017 21:20. President Trump reacts to the AHCA health care bill being pulled as he appears with HHS Secretary Price and …Donald […]

Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protesters – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protestersChannel NewsAsiaPolice detained dozens of protesters across Russia on Sunday, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Posted 26 Mar …Opposition leader arrested as Russians defy protest bansThe Straits TimesCorruption […]

Iran to appeal seizure of 9/11 compensation money – The Straits Times

The Nation Iran to appeal seizure of 9/11 compensation moneyThe Straits TimesA file picture of an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields in Iran. The country’s central bank said it would take steps to curb its remaining transactions in dollars, which it still receives particularly for oil sales. PHOTO: REUTERS …Iran sanctions 15 […]

Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter sought – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter soughtChannel NewsAsiaGunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 14 others, and at least one shooter was at large hours after the mayhem, authorities said. Posted 26 Mar 2017 17:45; Updated 26 Mar …The Latest: […]

Tuareg factions to boycott Mali peace conference – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com Tuareg factions to boycott Mali peace conferenceAljazeera.comSeparatist groups vow to boycott talks with the government next week, explaining they are not sufficiently inclusive. 25 Mar 2017 15:49 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Unrest in Mali’s north prompted France to launch a …Tuareg Rebels Say to Boycott Mali Peace ConferenceU.S. […]

Justin Trudeau's popularity takes a hit – Canoe

Canoe Justin Trudeau’s popularity takes a hitCanoePrime Minister Justin Trudeau answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on March 21, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS). Latest News. Sad goodbye for little Nathan Dumas · Former boxing champ Willie deWit among new judicial …EDITORIAL: Trump casts long shadow over Morneau’s budgetThe GuardianKeystone approval spells […]

Escalator malfunctions at Hong Kong mall; at least 18 injured – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Escalator malfunctions at Hong Kong mall; at least 18 injuredChannel NewsAsiaThe accident at Langham Place in Mong Kok injured at least 14 women and four men. Posted 25 Mar 2017 21:30; Updated 25 Mar 2017 21:45. Screengrab of a video showing the 45m-long escalator at Hong Kong’s Langham Place stopping and reversing at …Escalator […]

London attacks: More details emerge about Khalid Masood – The Straits Times

Daily Mail London attacks: More details emerge about Khalid MasoodThe Straits TimesAn armed policeman stand guards in Westminster, near to the scene of incidents on 22 March in central London, Britain on March 24, 2017. PHOTO: EPA. Published. 1 hour ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ …Khalid Masood: From popular teen […]

Amos Yee: Prerogative of the US to take in people who engage in hate speech, says Singapore – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Amos Yee: Prerogative of the US to take in people who engage in hate speech, says SingaporeThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – It is the prerogative of the United States to take in people who engage in hate speech, says the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday, following news that the US has […]

Water price hike could have been better explained, but is necessary: PM Lee Hsien Loong – The Straits Times

TODAYonline Water price hike could have been better explained, but is necessary: PM Lee Hsien LoongThe Straits TimesPM Lee Hsien Loong was the guest-of-honour at the Completion Ceremony of the 3-Generation (3G) Wellness Centre and the ABC Waters project at Pang Sua Pond. PHOTO: ZAOBAO. Published. 3 hours ago. Updated. 29 min ago. Facebook Twitter …Singapore […]

Iraqi forces pause Mosul push over concern for civilian casualties – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Iraqi forces pause Mosul push over concern for civilian casualtiesChannel NewsAsiaIraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said. Posted 25 Mar 2017 18:45; Updated 25 Mar 2017 19:50.Over 200000 displaced by […]

The inside story of how Donald Trump tried – and failed – to make a deal on health care – The Straits Times

The Straits Times The inside story of how Donald Trump tried – and failed – to make a deal on health careThe Straits TimesWASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) – Shortly after House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the Republican health-care plan on March 6, President Donald Trump sat in the Oval Office and queried his advisers: “Is this […]

EU leaders seek unity in Rome, despite Brexit and protests – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia EU leaders seek unity in Rome, despite Brexit and protestsChannel NewsAsiaLeaders of the European Union met in Rome on Saturday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the bloc’s founding treaty and demonstrate that the EU can survive the impending departure of major power Britain. Posted 25 Mar 2017 17:15; Updated 25 Mar …Love and […]

Men's NCAA Championships Day 3 | The Floridian Recap – Florida Swim Network

Florida Swim Network Men’s NCAA Championships Day 3 | The Floridian RecapFlorida Swim NetworkThe third night of racing did not disappoint. We saw Chase Kalisz crush his American, US Open, and NCAA records in the 400 IM, Caeleb Dressel upsetting 100m fly Olympic champion Joseph Schooling en route to new NCAA, American, and US Open …American […]