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  • Chinese stocks drop, other Asian markets mixed
    Chinese stocks drop, other Asian markets mixed

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite official efforts to shore up slumping prices while other Asian markets were mixed after Wall Street's decline. …

  • Gay couple sue for recognition in South Korea
    Gay couple sue for recognition in South Korea

    Buoyed by a landmark US Supreme Court ruling, a prominent South Korean gay rights campaigner and movie director is suing officials for refusing to recognise his 2013 same-sex marriage. Kim Jho …

  • World's oldest man dies at 112 in Japan AFP News
    World's oldest man dies at 112 in Japan

    The world's oldest man, Sakari Momoi, has died in Japan at the ripe old age of 112, an official said Tuesday. Momoi, born months before the Wright brothers made their first successful flight, passed …

  • A Life Gluten Free – Arriving Soon Bon Vivant
    A Life Gluten Free – Arriving Soon

    Clubvivre.com Is it just another hipster trend that makes you more special or does it actually have any benefit? The misconceptions and prejudice about the gluten-free diet are more widespread than …

  • Smithsonian pips New York rival with Irving Penn retrospective AFP News
    Smithsonian pips New York rival with Irving Penn retrospective

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum, beating its New York archrival to the punch, announced Monday what it called the first retrospective of Irving Penn's photography in nearly two decades. "Irving …

  • Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint
    Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint

    Samsung Electronics Co. forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales of its much anticipated Galaxy S6 smartphones failed to meet expectations. Samsung on Tuesday estimated its …

 
  • Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July
    Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.  Fans of Xiaomi, take note: Mi Singapore has announced that as of yesterday, the Redmi 2 will cost S$149, a $20 drop in price from its launch price of S$169. According to a press release, the drop in price was put down to lower costs on the manufacturer’s The post Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July appeared first on Vulcan Post.

  • Two Indians jailed for molestation in Singapore

    Singapore, July 6 (IANS) Two Indians in Singapore were on Monday sentenced to prison in two separate cases of molestation. A court sentenced former gardener Gulcharan Singh, 51, to five months in prison for molesting a 20-year-old student in a lift after stalking her from a bus stop to her housing complex, the Strait Times reported.

  • Teenaged blogger jailed in Singapore for posting offensive videos

    Bangkok, July 6 (IANS/EFE) A 16-year-old blogger was sentenced to four weeks in prison in Singapore for posting offensive videos on YouTube in a trial that attracted much criticism from human rights organisations. Amos Yee was found guilty of insulting Christianity and uploading obscene images. The court dismissed a second charge against the teenager, of criticising former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who passed away in March, reported Channel News Asia.