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September 24, 2017 4:35 AM Auditor says he was forced to quit Vatican after finding irregularities

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican's first auditor-general, who resigned without explanation in June, has broken his silence, saying he was forced to step down with trumped-up accusations after discovering evidence of possible illegal activity. Speaking to reporters from four media organisations including Reuters in the office of his lawyers in Rome, Libero Milone 3

September 23, 2017 6:47 PM Priceless Coutinho covers up Liverpool's defensive cracks

Even before the ball had evaded Kasper Schmeichel and curled neatly and typically into the corner, the away end at the King Power Stadium filled the ground with his name. And so, on the day where it leaked that Barcelona had allegedly guaranteed Philippe Coutinho €115 million over five years had he transfered to them this summer, the Brazil international 3

September 22, 2017 3:25 PM Herbert Giess presented Lead Industry Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On 20th September, the chief scientist of NARADA - Herbert Giess was presented the top award, International Lead Award, of Lead-acid battery industries at the 17th Asian Battery Conference in Malaysia. International Lead Award was selected by the International Lead Association, presented to the scientist 3

September 21, 2017 12:20 PM Manchester United post record revenue and operating profit

Manchester United have earned more than half a billion pounds for the second successive year, with a record-breaking revenue of £581.2 million. While Jose Mourinho's men stuttered home sixth in the Premier League and went without Champions League football, the money-making machine was still in full flow last season. United last year became the first 3

September 21, 2017 6:14 AM Capitaland Commercial Trust buys Asia Square Tower 2 for $2.09b

SINGAPORE - CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) is acquiring Asia Square Tower 2 in Marina Bay from US private equity giant BlackRock for S$2.09 billion or S$2,689 per square foot. The sale of Asia Square Tower 2 is the latest in recent blockbuster deals in Singapore's office market and comes a little more than a year after BlackRock sold the larger Tower 3

September 20, 2017 3:06 PM PM Lee meets China’s top graft-buster Wang Qishan

BEIJING — China's anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan, who once played a significant role in managing Sino-Singapore ties, met Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday (Sept 20) at the latter's request. Mr Wang, an influential figure in President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign, was the co-chairman of the Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation 5

September 20, 2017 6:00 AM ‘Warm, long-standing’ ties reaffirmed as PM kicks off China visit

BEIJING — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang reaffirmed the warm and long-standing friendship between their two countries during a meeting Tuesday (Sept 19). During their talks, both leaders reviewed the extensive cooperation between the two countries, and welcomed Singapore’s support of China’s Belt and Road Initiative 5

September 20, 2017 3:48 AM PM Lee meets China's anti-corruption czar Wang Qishan; visits AI start-up in Beijing

BEIJING - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday (Sept 20) met top Chinese official Wang Qishan and visited a Chinese technology company that focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition technologies. Mr Wang, a member of the Chinese Communist Party's Politburo Standing Committee, heads the party's commission for discipline inspection 3

September 20, 2017 3:30 AM Jitters and surprise in South Korea and Japan over Trump's speech to the UN

TOKYO (WASHINGTON POST) - The United States' closest allies in Asia seemed blindsided by President Donald Trump's latest outburst against North Korea, in which he threatened not just to act against Kim Jong Un's regime but to destroy an entire country of 25 million people. In his maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday (Sept 19), Trump 3

September 20, 2017 1:52 AM FMLLP unveils 'new era' Super League trophy, TMJ plans to replace FA Cup trophy

M-League organiser Football Malaysia LLP (FMLLP) on Tuesday unveiled the new Malaysia Super League (MSL) trophy, in a press conference held in Johor Bahru. The unveiling ceremony and press conference was attended by Malaysian FA (FAM) president and FMLLP chairman Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, FAM secretary-general Dato' Hamidin Amin, FMLLP CEO Kevin Ramalingam 4