• Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light
    Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

    It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?

  • Lee Kuan Yew's condition has 'improved slightly': PMO
    Lee Kuan Yew's condition has 'improved slightly': PMO

    Mr Lee Kuan Yew is in stable condition and doctors at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) are monitoring him closely, said Minister for Communication and Information Yaacob Ibrahim in a Facebook post on Friday night.

  • N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills
    N. Korea fires missiles in anger at South-US military drills

    North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and vowed "merciless" retaliation Monday as the US and South Korea kicked off joint military drills denounced by Pyongyang as recklessly confrontational. The annual exercises always trigger a surge in military tensions and warlike rhetoric on the divided peninsula, and analysts saw the North's missile tests as a prelude to a concerted campaign of sabre-rattling. "If there is a particularly sharp escalation, we could see the North orchestrating some kind of clash on the maritime border," said Jeung Young-Tae, an analyst at the Korea Institute for National Unification in Seoul. The missile launches came with a stern warning from the nuclear-armed (North) Korean People's Army (KPA) that this year's military drills would bring the peninsula "towards the brink of war".