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  • DJ Tenashar Signs To Universal Music Singapore
    DJ Tenashar Signs To Universal Music Singapore Popspoken - 27 minutes ago

    Singaporean DJ and model Tenashar has signed to Universal Music Singapore to release her first original single, “Traffic“. This makes DJ Tenashar the second local artist to be signed to the major label, after indie-folk singer Gentle … More »

  • National Youth Film Awards Nominees Revealed
    National Youth Film Awards Nominees Revealed Popspoken - 30 minutes ago

    The National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) is an initiative by SCAPE. It aims to establish a connection between students in film schools and practitioners in the film industry. As the local equivalent of the Academy Awards, which acknowledges the best … More »

  • Chicharito injures collarbone as Mexico ties Honduras
    Chicharito injures collarbone as Mexico ties Honduras Associated Press - 36 minutes ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Mexico's Gold Cup chances could take a hit after Tuesday's tune-up game with Honduras. Star forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez left the scoreless draw with a collarbone injury. … More »

  • Fresh push in Iran nuclear talks in Tehran, Vienna
    Fresh push in Iran nuclear talks in Tehran, Vienna AFP News - 44 minutes ago

    Major-power foreign ministers and the UN atomic watchdog chief were set to launch a fresh two-pronged push Thursday to nail down an elusive nuclear deal with Iran in a sixth day of high-stakes diplomatic poker. International Atomic Energy Agency … More »

  • Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025
    Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025 Associated Press - 52 minutes ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows. … More »

  • North Korea opens new showcase airport terminal
    North Korea opens new showcase airport terminal AFP News - 57 minutes ago

    North Korea has opened its new airport terminal in the capital, hailing it as a showcase of leader Kim Jong-Un's "unremitting efforts" to put the country's air transport on a world level. Terminal 2 of Pyongyang International Airport, which is … More »

  • Defiant Greek PM vows referendum will go ahead
    Defiant Greek PM vows referendum will go ahead AFP News - 59 minutes ago

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed Wednesday to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders ruled out any fresh debt offer before Sunday's vote. Hours after Greece became the first advanced economy to default on … More »

  • Second death after Taiwan water park disaster
    Second death after Taiwan water park disaster AFP News - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    A second young victim died Thursday after being engulfed by a fireball that injured nearly 500 people at a Taiwan "colour party", as organisers face charges after plumes of decorative powder ignited. Student Liu Chih-wei, 19, suffered burns to … More »

  • Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy
    Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy Associated Press - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    HAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States. … More »

  • RM63m unaccounted for in MARA’s fourth Melbourne buy, Rafizi claims
    RM63m unaccounted for in MARA’s fourth Melbourne buy, Rafizi claims The Malay Mail Online - 1 hour 5 minutes ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 ― Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) Inc had reportedly bought its fourth piece of Melbourne real estate at RM63 million more than its actual cost during the time of purchase in 2012,... … More »

  • Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline
    Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline Associated Press - 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum ... … More »

  • Australia hails 'tremendous' UN barrier reef decision
    Australia hails 'tremendous' UN barrier reef decision AFP News - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    Australia Thursday hailed a United Nations decision to keep the Great Barrier Reef off its in danger list as "tremendous", but activists warned more must be done to improve the marine park's health. The world's biggest coral reef ecosystem, which … More »

  • More than 100 dead as militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai
    More than 100 dead as militants, Egyptian army clash in North Sinai Reuters - 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    By Yusri Mohamed and Ahmed Hassan ISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's army said on Wednesday more than 100 militants and 17 soldiers were killed after simultaneous assaults on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the deadliest fighting in … More »

  • Cook Islands warns jet blast thrillseekers to stay away
    Cook Islands warns jet blast thrillseekers to stay away AFP News - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Airport authorities in the Cook Islands on Thursday warned thrillseekers to stay away from their runway's jet blast zone after three tourists were injured when a plane was taking off. The main road in the tiny Pacific nation passes by the bottom of … More »

  • Asian stocks gain as US data eclipses Greek risk
    Asian stocks gain as US data eclipses Greek risk Associated Press - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Asian stocks were higher on Thursday as strong U.S. payroll data overshadowed worries about Greek debt. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1.2 percent to 20,564.59 while South Korea's Kospi added 0.4 ... … More »

  • Sonia Sui plans to give birth in Singapore
    Sonia Sui plans to give birth in Singapore From Cinema Online Exclusively for Yahoo Newsroom - 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    The Taiwanese model-actress also wants to stay in Singapore throughout confinement period … More »

  • New warden, security measures after New York prison escape
    New warden, security measures after New York prison escape Associated Press - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month. … More »

  • Japan beat England, to meet USA in World Cup final
    Japan beat England, to meet USA in World Cup final AFP News - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Holders Japan swiped a dramatic 2-1 victory over England thanks to an injury-time own-goal by defender Laura Bassett, setting up a Women's World Cup final rematch against the United States. The Asian champions, who defeated the Americans on penalty … More »

  • Hong Kong stars enjoy the rise in price
    Hong Kong stars enjoy the rise in price From Cinema Online Exclusively for Yahoo Newsroom - 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    Nick Cheung, Sean Lau, and Tony Leung are among the actors whose net worth has increased … More »

  • Mexico: 7 police charged with torture in army slaying case
    Mexico: 7 police charged with torture in army slaying case Associated Press - 1 hour 39 minutes ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico on Wednesday formally accused seven state police officers of torturing three women who survived a confrontation a year ago in which soldiers allegedly killed at least a dozen suspected gang members after they … More »

 
  • DJ Tenashar Signs To Universal Music Singapore
    DJ Tenashar Signs To Universal Music Singapore

    Singaporean DJ and model Tenashar has signed to Universal Music Singapore to release her first original single, “Traffic“. This makes DJ Tenashar the second local artist to be signed to the major label, after indie-folk singer Gentle Bones‘ announcement back in May 2015. In an official press release, the artist expressed, “It is an absolute honor being part of Universal Music.

  • Sonia Sui plans to give birth in Singapore
    Sonia Sui plans to give birth in Singapore

    The Taiwanese model-actress also wants to stay in Singapore throughout confinement period

  • Singapore PM grilled by activist in defamation case
    Singapore PM grilled by activist in defamation case

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong insisted he was defamed and sought aggravated damages on Wednesday from an activist who grilled the leader in court for seven hours as part of a civil case. Lee said the defendant, Roy Ngerng, had been "insincere" in his apologies and continued to worsen his original libel by repeating false allegations in blogs and a YouTube video clip. Lee sued Ngerng in May 2014 after the blogger accused him of misusing public funds, a sensitive issue for officials in the city-state known to have the least corrupt government in Asia.