Serene Goh Yen Hoon and Dexmon Chua Yizhi, who were working at carton manufacturer Tetra Pak, ended their affair in 2012 after Goh’s husband, Chia Kee Chen, found out about it. When Chia later discovered a message sent by Chua, he flew into a rage and plotted to kill his wife’s ex-lover, according to the prosecution. In 2013, 56-year-old Chia allegedly succeeded in his plan and now faces one charge of murder.>>> »
More corals are dying and others are succumbing to disease and predators after the worst-ever bleaching on Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Wednesday. A swathe of corals bleached in the northern third of the 2,300-kilometre (1,429-mile) long biodiverse site off the Queensland
Colombia's government hopes to open a new front Thursday in efforts to bury a half-century armed conflict, starting talks with the country's second-biggest rebel force. An accord with the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) was meant to be the icing on the cake of a historic agreement signed
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's increasingly frank president, who is battling low approval ratings, launched a campaign on Tuesday to get people to talk positively about his country.
A teenage girl was killed and three people wounded by gunfire in Haiti when chaos broke out during humanitarian aid distribution to hurricane victims, the UN mission here said. "The Brazilian peacekeepers who were there supporting the Haitian national police fired rubber bullets and two tear-gas
By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Filming himself torturing and killing a young Indonesian woman, British investment banker Rurik Jutting veered between boasting, remorse and describing the pleasure he derived from sexually brutalising the first of two victims. Footage taken from four hours of
TORONTO (AP) — A nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people under her care at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period, police said Tuesday.
This marks the company’s first major move after the acquisition Almost three months after being acquired by Didi Chuxing, Uber China announced Tuesday its first major move after the transaction – an upgrade to its mobile application. The new app is going to be launched in some pilot cities today and
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has no standard operating procedure (SOP) permitting welfare homes to cage residents, said its minister, Datuk Seri...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the case of a former medical resident accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school, including a young boy.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A refugee from Kenya killed one former co-worker, wounded three others and then killed himself Tuesday in a workplace shooting that authorities are still trying to unravel in Virginia, police said.
By Steve Holland DORAL, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview
By Luciana Lopez COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned her supporters on Tuesday against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump with two weeks left until the Nov. 8 election. Clinton told voters
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new fundraising email from House Speaker Paul Ryan's political operation, over former Speaker Newt Gingrich's signature, seeks money for Republican congressional candidates by calling the appeal "our very last chance to stop Pelosi and Hillary."
The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 10:13 p.m. Hillary Clinton is attending an Adele concert in Miami and picking up some support along the way. Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill says ...
Starbucks opened its newest reserve outlet on 3rd October 2016. Located at Marina Bay Sands Shoppes, it’s the seventh Starbucks Reserve outlet but, the first in the coffee chain to offer siphon brewing locally. The Starbucks Coffee Experience Bar greets you upon entering the outlet, with its counter
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been ranked 23rd out of 190 economies in the World Bank Doing Business 2017 Report released this morning. Based on improved measurements, Malaysia had slipped by a rung from 22nd out of 189 economies in 2016 with a distance to frontier score of 78.18.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
The European Commission demanded "clarifications" from seven eurozone countries over their draft budgets, expressing particular concern that Italy, Cyprus and Finland are not meeting EU targets. Belgium, Portugal, Spain and Lithuania, whose budgets were flagged for different reasons, have
A year-long training programme to help parents communicate with their very young autistic children reduced symptoms of the disorder up to six years later, according to a follow-up analysis released Wednesday. Children were less impaired in their ability to communicate, and less likely to show repetitive
Hardware startups need not push the latest and the greatest. Sometimes, ‘good enough’ will do, if it does the job as intended The problem with planned obsolescence and a skewed application of Moore’s Law is that nothing seems to be built to last these days. Manufacturers appear keen on producing heaps
Two children had a "miracle" escape when a raft flipped at an Australian theme park killing four adults, police said on Wednesday, as claims emerged that safety concerns had been raised at Dreamworld last year. Two women and two men died when two rafts on the Thunder River Rapids ride at the
By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - General Motors Co and International Business Machines Corp on Tuesday said they would combine IBM's artificial intelligence software Watson with the carmaker's OnStar system in order to market services to drivers in their vehicles. The feature,
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level, a federal investigator said Tuesday as authorities worked to determine the cause of one of California's deadliest highway crashes
The U.S. government on Tuesday told banks to include details about cyber attacks when filing mandatory reports on fraud and money laundering, saying that will help battle digital crimes that pose "a significant threat" to the U.S. financial system. The U.S. government has long required banks
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Tuesday that the dozens of protesters who have camped on company-owned land since the weekend are trespassing and that "lawless behavior will not be tolerated."