Macron's First Big Test Comes From His Own Military – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Macron’s First Big Test Comes From His Own MilitaryBloombergEmmanuel Macron, France’s president, awaits the arrival of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, not pictured, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on July 6, 2017. Photographer: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg. Many have been expecting French President …France’s armed forces chief resigns after clash with Macron over budget […]

1000 BTO flats with shorter waiting time to be offered next year – TODAYonline

TODAYonline 1000 BTO flats with shorter waiting time to be offered next yearTODAYonlineAround 1,000 flats with a shorter waiting time till completion will be launched in three upcoming projects in Sembawang, Sengkang and Yishun in the second half of next year. TODAY file photo. Unsold balance flats will be offered in first Re-Offer of …HDB […]

Islamic State orphans face angry, vengeful Iraqi troops – The Australian

The Australian Islamic State orphans face angry, vengeful Iraqi troopsThe AustralianCaked in dust, dazed and emaciated, the two young sons of an Islamic State foreign fighter squatted in the rubble beside their injured father, silent, staring listlessly into the middle distance as they waited to learn their fate. “Chechens …The Fall of Mosul May Not […]

Thai general, provincial politicians held guilty in major trafficking trial – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Thai general, provincial politicians held guilty in major trafficking trialChannel NewsAsiaAn army general, two provincial politicians and police officers were among the 46 people held guilty on Wednesday by a judge in Thailand’s biggest human trafficking trial, from a total of 103 defendants, with judgments expected to run late into the day.Thai army […]

South Korea probes North Korean celebrity defector who 'returned home' – The Straits Times

The Straits Times South Korea probes North Korean celebrity defector who ‘returned home’The Straits TimesSEOUL (AFP) – South Korea is investigating the case of a North Korean defector who became a celebrity refugee in Seoul, but recently appeared on Pyongyang television to claim she had returned home from the “hell” of the capitalist South. Im […]

Data for your commute: Singapore's taxi fares versus global cities – Human Resources Online

Human Resources Online Data for your commute: Singapore’s taxi fares versus global citiesHuman Resources OnlineThe recent 2017 Taxi Price Index revealed that Singapore has the 20th cheapest taxi fares in the world. According to the global survey by British online used car dealership Carspring, the typical fare from the airport to Singapore’s centre would cost …Dubai’s […]