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September 24, 2017 7:03 PM Elon Musk releases image of full SpaceX spacesuit

On Sept. 8, 2017, SpaceX Founder and CEO Elon Musk teased a full body image of the current SpaceX spacesuit concept next to a Crew Dragon capsule. It was the first official image showing the entire front side of the suit. A previous post showed just the helmet and torso, but not the bottom half. Musk wrote “Astronaut spacesuit next to Crew Dragon” in a very short 3

September 23, 2017 9:00 PM Harder for some kids to find foster care

Older kids, those with special needs face issue even as Govt works to grow foster family pool Five months ago, housewife Gerrene Toh opened her home and heart to her first foster child, a 10-year-old with special needs. Anne (not her real name), who has global developmental delay, would throw tantrums almost daily in the first two months she was at the family's 3

September 22, 2017 9:29 PM Brazil army deploys in Rio slum as drug-related violence worsens

RIO DE JANEIRO: Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers poured into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum on Friday in a bid to help the cash-strapped state government quell the drug-related violence that authorities blamed for at least four deaths and several injuries there this week. The army deployed 950 troops in the sprawling favela, responding to a request from the Rio state 3

September 22, 2017 6:00 PM Why the iPhone 8 is so boring

Although Apple would never say it, the iPhone 8's improvements over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are mostly incremental, with wireless charging and some new camera tricks (including Portrait Lighting) being the highlights. The real star is the iPhone X, which isn't coming for another month. That's the consensus from most reviewers, too. It's not that the iPhone 3

September 22, 2017 5:25 PM Close but no hurrah: EU welcomes May Brexit speech, but warily

BRUSSELS: Theresa May's "constructive spirit" won a cautious welcome from the European Union on Friday, though the British prime minister's keynote Brexit speech raised more questions than answers for some and they want more details next week. "The speech shows a willingness to move forward, as time is of the essence," the EU's chief Brexit negotiator 3

September 22, 2017 9:40 AM Tunisian navy rescues 78 migrants off coast

TUNIS - Tunisia's navy rescued 78 migrants including two girls after their vessel en route to Europe took on water off the coast of Chebba and was stranded for three days, the defense ministry said on Friday. Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading for Europe after Libya's coastguard aided by armed groups tightened 3

September 22, 2017 6:47 AM IPhone 8, 8 Plus go on sale in Japan

They will be back for the iPhone X, they said. "I appreciate this new glass finish" more than the finish on the recent line, he said. Accordingly, even when taking into account the exchange rate, Singaporeans are paying around $150 to $180 extra for the two iPhone 8 models, $170 to $200 extra for the two iPhone 8 Plus models, and $220 to $250 extra for the two iPhone 3

September 22, 2017 5:26 AM Apple's iPhone 8 sees muted launch in Asia

SYDNEY/TOKYO: Apple Inc's launch of iPhone 8 kicked off in a less lively mood in Asia, versus previous debuts, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X due out in early November. Hundreds of people usually gather at Apple's Sydney city store with queues winding down the town's main street, George Street, when there is a new product release. But there 3

September 22, 2017 1:59 AM Apple’s new iPhone 8 launched today – but the crowds stayed away

Apple’s new iPhone 8 launched today – an event normally marked with long lines outside Apple stores – but the crowds stayed away. At 6am, two hours before opening, at the Sydney Apple Store there was about 20 people in the line. Apple security cleared excess barricades about 90 minutes before the store opened because the large crowds anticipated didn’t 4

September 21, 2017 4:19 AM Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos with Abu Sayyaf links

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police arrested seven Filipino security guards suspected of being members of the notorious kidnap-for-ransom Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), authorities announced on Thursday (Sep 21). The men, who were nabbed in a counter-terror raid on Sep 14, sneaked into the country via Sandakan, Sabah, using false documents, according to the police 3