Singapore's founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, credited with transforming the city-state to one of Asia's wealthiest economies, is in hospital breathing with the help of a machine but in stable condition, the government said Saturday.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on Monday, but is expected to recover fully after a week's medical leave, his office said Sunday.
The co-pilot was at the controls when an AirAsia jetliner went out of control over southeast Asia in December, crashing into the Java Sea and killing all 162 people aboard, unnamed flight officials said.
Indonesia has temporarily suspended efforts to raise the main fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 from the floor of the Java Sea because of bad weather, but the difficult and emotionally draining work is expected to resume today.
There is nothing from any official involved in negotiations that suggests Floyd Mayweather is balking at signing to fight Manny Pacquiao on May 2. The only suggestions that Mayweather won't sign are coming from none other than Pacquiao himself.
London Mayor Boris Johnson on Friday voiced support for Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to slash migration from the European Union, but said "talented people" should not be kept out of Britain.
As the middle class in China grows and becomes more affluent, their appetite for entertainment is growing. In addition to expanding its film and casino industries, China is quickly becoming a world leader in theme parks.
Captive dolphins in Singapore made the headlines this week — for all the wrong reasons. Water quality, disease, and a dubious link to a SeaWorld-funded website, raised several eyebrows and great concern.
The Facebook-owned image and video sharing social media service Instagram has launched a brand new app called Hyperlapse. The new app will allow users to create amazing time-lapse videos from Instagram.
Electronics giant Panasonic is well-known for televisions and home theater systems. But Singaporeans got a surprise last week when a unit of the corporation started selling fresh radishes and lettuce to a chain of Japanese restaurants in Singapore.
Singapore scientists have discovered the genetic cause of common breast tumors in women. The study was led by researchers from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.