New research ties the mental health of managers to the number of "illegitimate tasks" they feel they have to do as part of their job.
Beaten, kicked in the groin and threatened with sexual violence -- a young Myanmar teenager detained by the junta's security forces has described the treatment suffered by some women and girls behind bars.
The deadly escalation between Israel and the Palestinians has embarrassed Gulf states which forged ties with the Jewish state and put a strain on their Abraham Accords that were billed as a game-changer.
China's space agency is holding its breath to see if its first Mars rover will make a successful landing over the coming days, as Beijing looks to make its mark on extraterrestrial travel.
Royal Dutch Shell said on Friday it will be working with a university in Singapore in a research project worth S$4.6 million ($3.4 million) over three years to convert carbon dioxide to fuels and petrochemicals. Researchers from Shell and the National University of Singapore (NUS) will develop processes to produce ethanol and n-propanol from carbon dioxide, a byproduct from industrial processes, the two organizations said in separate statements on their websites. Current methods of converting carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals are unable to produce the desired types of chemicals with yields that can meet industrial needs, NUS said.
British journalist Martin Bashir, who is being investigated over how he obtained an explosive 1995 interview with Princess Diana, is stepping down from his role as the BBC's religion editor, the corporation said Friday.
While pending a COVID-19 swab test, an Indian national who was supposed to wait for his test results at a hospital left the premises, intending to take a flight back to his home country.
An Indian state stricken by coronavirus after mass rallies were held for a key election ordered a two-week lockdown on Saturday in a bid to halt the spread.
Bargain-buying Friday helped major markets bounce back from some of this week's steep losses as investors bet on the US economy's recovery, despite lingering inflation fears.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Saturday (15 May) confirmed 31 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 61,536.
Russia on Friday formally designated the United States and the Czech Republic as "unfriendly states" amid the biggest crisis in ties between Moscow and Washington in years.
French Open champion Iga Swiatek warned she was "ready for anyone" as she takes on former winner Karolina Pliskova in the Italian Open final on Sunday.
Anticipation mounted Friday for the landing on Mars of China's "Zhurong" rover, a few months behind America's latest probe to the Red Planet, as Beijing presses ahead with its increasingly bold space ambitions.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (14 May) confirmed 52 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 61,505.
Four months into a Covid-19 vaccination campaign marred by shortages and delays, hard-hit Brazil is still struggling to find enough doses, as political and diplomatic blunders prolong its pandemic nightmare.
Attracted by a female tourist's looks, a hotel housekeeper forced his way into her room and molested her while covering her mouth with a towel.
Two tornadoes that struck central and eastern China killed at least 12 people and injured more than 400, authorities said Saturday.
China on Friday accused the United States of "ignoring the suffering" of muslims, after Washington blocked a scheduled UN Security Council meeting aimed at addressing an intensifying conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
Despite best efforts, a "very virulent" variant of COVID-19 "broke through" the layers of defense at Changi Airport.
Be prepared to be fined $300 if you do not clear your dirty tray, crockery and litter at a table after a meal at any hawker centre from 1 September.
The general who left his post in charge of coordinating Canada's Covid-19 vaccination campaign -- amid a probe by the military -- has been accused of sexual misconduct, news outlets said Saturday.