World News Headlines

  • Ling Lim: Singaporean Hustling in Silicon Valley
    Ling Lim: Singaporean Hustling in Silicon Valley

    While Singapore has been slowly (but surely) cultivating its own start-up/technology hub through the likes of “Block 71″, Biopolis and Fusionopolis, Silicon Valley’s tech scene is a lot more mature and developed. S: So tell me about yourself – how did you end up in SF after working in Singapore? L: I graduated from NUS (National University of Singapore) with a bachelors and masters of Architecture, and subsequently worked at an international architecture firm for 2 and a half years.

  • Singapore softens ban on HIV-positive visitors

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore said Monday it has lifted a two-decade ban on HIV-infected people from entering the country, but will limit their stay to a maximum of three months.

  • A night to remember at 15th Deaf Association’s gathering

    KUALA TERENGGANU: The ballroom of Primula Beach Hotel was full of 500-odd people communicating in sign language at the 15th Terengganu Deaf Association’s gathering. State health, women, family and community development committee chairman Datuk Muhammad Pehimi Yusof was seen taken aback by the enthusiasm shown by the members and guests from all over Terengganu, the other states where some come from Singapore. Present were association chairman Tengku Arman Harris Tengku Ismail, its development officer Datuk Sabri Alwi, who is also Kuala Terengganu Umno president and its national association adviser Sazali Shaari.