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November 1, 2017 9:10 PM New York attack suspect said Islamic State would 'endure'

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City by plowing a truck into cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City bike path followed online plans from Islamic State and left a note extolling the militant group, police said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who remained hospitalized after 11

November 1, 2017 6:10 PM New York truck attack suspect followed Islamic State plans

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City by crashing a truck through a crowd on a bike path followed online plans from Islamic State and left a note saying the militant group would "endure forever," police said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who is in hospital after an officer 11

November 1, 2017 10:17 AM Japanese woman arrested for baby otter smuggling

BANGKOK — A 22-year-old Japanese woman was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle 10 baby otters out of Thailand. She claimed she did so out of sympathy with the animals. Don Muang police questioned Kaede Yamaguchi on Tuesday (Oct 31) after she had been arrested with the animals in her suitcase in the departure terminal of Don Mueang airport at about 8

October 31, 2017 9:04 PM Do more for cat welfare in Singapore

Between 2015 and last year, there were an estimated 51,500 pet cats in Singapore, compared to 62,000 pet dogs. In the same period, there were 353 cat adoptions and 190 dog adoptions at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Love Cats programme to allow Chong Pang residents to keep cats in their flats is reaching the end of its pilot 4

October 29, 2017 1:00 PM Thailand enshrines ashes of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

The final stage of the funeral ceremony for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has taken place in Bangkok. The king's ashes were enshrined in two royal temples and Thailand's Grand Palace, where he had lain in state since he died aged 88 last October. It means mourners will now be able to replace their black clothes with more subdued colours, such as brown 7

October 26, 2017 5:54 AM Thai funeral steeped in Buddhism, history with modern touch

Sculptures of King Bhumibol's favourite dogs will have place of pride among the 500 depictions of animals, gods and mythical creatures adorning the 50-meter (164-foot) -high crematorium. The 70-centimeter (2.2-foot) -tall painted statues of Tongdaeng and Jo Cho will be on the top tier, near the bier for the royal coffin. Tongdaeng, a stray adopted by the king in 1998, gained 9

October 24, 2017 6:41 AM Fit for a king: Thailand's royal cremation

BANGKOK: Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will receive a lavish send-off this week during a spectacular five-day funeral centered around a cremation at a gilded pyre in Bangkok's historic heart on Thursday. Steeped in centuries of royal tradition and overseen by strict palace protocols, the elaborate US$90 million (RM381 million) ceremony will draw an estimated 12

October 23, 2017 9:01 PM CCTV cameras set up in Hillview to monitor wild boars

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras have been installed in Hillview to monitor the wild boar situation there, following an attack which left a man injured. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) yesterday said the cameras have been installed temporarily at a forested area behind HillV2 shopping mall and close to Hillview Rise - areas 4

October 22, 2017 10:06 PM No home yet for turtle, tortoise museum

Time is running out for over 500 tortoises and turtles at the little-known Live Turtle & Tortoise Museum at Jurong Lake Gardens Central. Its lease will expire in March to make way for the ambitious development of the Jurong Lake District, but museum owner Connie Tan, 47, has yet to find a new site for her 16-year-old family business. She had considered 8

October 21, 2017 2:27 AM Heritage and nature abound at the Rail Corridor, parts of which will open by 2021

SINGAPORE - A walk down memory lane awaits visitors to a central stretch of the Rail Corridor by 2021, when a 4km portion of it is opened to the public. Enhancement works along the stretch of the corridor between the Hillview area and the Bukit Timah Railway Station will start in 2018. This was announced by the National Parks Board (NParks) and Urban 3