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November 1, 2017 10:12 AM Korean stars Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo got married. Here's what they wore

Renowned South Korean stars Song Hye Kyo and Song Joong Ki looked to Dior for their wedding on Oct 31. The couple wore matching creations from the French fashion house to tie the knot in Seoul. Hye Kyo wore a breathtakingly beautiful dress epitomising the unique savoir-faire that Dior's haute couture ateliers are rightfully famed for. Joong Ki, on the other 6

November 1, 2017 3:13 AM Exclusive: U.S. pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON - The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called "New York channel," Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats at Pyongyang's 3

November 1, 2017 12:52 AM US pursues direct diplomacy with North Korea despite Trump rejection

WASHINGTON: The United States is quietly pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's public assertion that such talks are a waste of time. Using the so-called "New York channel," Joseph Yun, U.S. negotiator with North Korea, has been in contact with diplomats at Pyongyang's 7

October 30, 2017 10:53 PM Changi Airport's Terminal 4 opens for business; smooth operations for first arriving and departing flights

SINGAPORE - Changi Airport's newest terminal - T4 - started its first day of operations early Tuesday (Oct 31) morning, marking a critical milestone in Singapore's aviation history. Airport operations went off without a hitch with passengers for the first flight out to Hong Kong streaming in as early as 4am to the departure hall to use the self-check-in 3

October 30, 2017 1:50 AM Did the U.S. Military Just Send One of Its Deadliest Warplanes to North Korea As a Message?

The U.S military sent one of its deadliest warplanes capable of launching nuclear-armed cruise missiles soaring across the Pacific Ocean over the weekend, ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to the region later this week and a day after Defense Secretary James Mattis warned that North Korea was “accelerating” its nuclear weapons development. The U.S. military’s 3

October 25, 2017 9:00 PM Law Society council polls see close fight

The Law Society's elections for seats on its governing council showed up one of the closest outcomes ever when two candidates were edged out in two categories by narrow margins. Incumbent council member Felicia Tan, standing for re-election, drew 337 votes against Mr Josephus Tan's 329 in the middle category, while Mr Benjamin Foo beat Ms Grace Morgan 6

October 25, 2017 7:39 AM Donald Trump Courted a Republican Rebellion. Now He’s Got One

Donald Trump campaigned against the Republican Party establishment to win the White House. On Tuesday, two of its more prominent members fought back, calling Trump nothing less than a danger to democracy. The rebellion comes at the worst possible time, as the party is trying to thread the needle on a promised massive tax cut that’s helping bolster record 6

October 25, 2017 6:02 AM China Unveils New Leadership, With Xi Jinping More Powerful Than Ever

That was a departure from the party’s carefully scripted transfers of power in recent decades and a possible signal that Mr. Xi intends to dominate Chinese politics beyond this next five-year term. Mr. Xi may also want more time to test possible successors, while avoiding lame duck status with an heir in the wings. But by discarding the unspoken conventions 16

October 25, 2017 2:11 AM Saudi crown prince pledges return to moderate Islam, in powerful rebuke to strict clerics

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has pledged to make his country “moderate, open”, breaking with ultra-conservative clerics in favour of an image catering to foreign investors and Saudi youth. The Saudi strongman, 32, did not mince words on Tuesday in declaring a new reality for the kingdom, hours after announcing the launch of an independent 3

October 24, 2017 1:10 PM Trump an 'utterly untruthful' president who's 'debasing' the US, GOP Sen. Bob Corker says

Sen. Bob Corker is tripling down on his criticism of President Trump as a leader, telling ABC News today that he believes the "utterly untruthful" commander in chief is "debasing" the United States. "I don't think there's any question that that's the case, just in the way he conducts himself and goes to such a low level. I just — I do," Corker, R-Tenn 2