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September 25, 2017 1:20 PM After the election, Germany’s democracy faces its hardest test since 1949

Germany, my country: It is a somber day for you, for me and for democrats across the West. In Germany’s earthquake national elections, a radical right-wing party entered the federal legislature for the first time in more than half a century. Founded in 2013, Alternative for Germany (AfD) failed to pass the 5 percent threshold in that year’s elections 4

September 25, 2017 2:15 AM Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged into parliament. Merkel’s center-left challenger, Martin Schulz, conceded his Social Democrats had suffered a “crushing 3

September 24, 2017 9:01 PM Najib's hold on finances 'helping him stay in power'

His influence over billions in Malaysia's govt-linked assets entrenches his position in Umno The Malaysian Prime Minister's recent offer to invest up to US$24 billion (S$32.7 billion) in the United States has cast the spotlight on state funds like Khazanah Nasional and the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), and the Prime Minister's authority to direct how and where 3

September 23, 2017 7:03 AM Adelaide 36ers trounce Singapore Slingers in Merlion Cup

Adelaide 36ers have trounced the Singapore Slingers in a 43-point 95-52 rout in the Merlion Cup at OCBC Arena. After an impressive win over Chinese Taipei's Yulon, which saw seven players score in double figures on Thursday night, the 36ers continued their strong performance with six reaching double figures on Friday night. Mitch Creek stood out above 3

September 21, 2017 3:36 AM Changi Airport handled 5.27m passengers in August; 7% year-on-year increase

SINGAPORE - Changi Airport handled 5.27 million passengers in August, a 7 per cent year-on-year increase. There was a 10.7 per cent jump in airfreight throughput to 180,590 tonnes, while aircraft movements rose 4.9 per cent to 31,750 landings and takeoffs. Passenger traffic for the month was supported by growth across all regions, with air travel to and from South 3

September 20, 2017 12:39 PM The German Elections Can be Crucial for Europe’s Future

Unlike the general elections in Spain, Austria, the Netherlands and, most recently, France, the lead-up to the German general election has been a more silent affair, which is perhaps surprising when considering the ramifications of a Populist Party victory in the Deutschland and the likely impact on the German economy and geopolitical stability within 1

September 20, 2017 11:51 AM 2,100 jobs in electronics sector to be created by 2020

SINGAPORE — Up to 2,100 new jobs are expected to be created for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in Singapore’s electronics manufacturing sector by 2020, said Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran on Wednesday (Sept 20). Speaking at the official launch of JTC nanoSpace @ Tampines, Mr Iswaran unveiled the Industry 4

September 20, 2017 6:00 AM Merkel heading for fourth term in splintered German vote: poll

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on track to win a fourth term in Sunday's national election despite a dip in support that narrows her conservatives' lead over their Social Democrat (SPD) rivals, a poll showed on Tuesday. The weekly survey, conducted by Forsa for RTL television and Stern magazine, showed support for Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc - known 6

September 18, 2017 6:17 PM Hulu’s Emmy wins mark its emergence as a major entertainment player

The Handmaid’s Tale has turned Hulu into a real network Going into the 69th Emmy awards Sunday night, online streaming services were poised to make a statement. Original programming from Netflix, Amazon Studios, and Hulu earned more than 125 nominations this year. Netflix earned 92 of them on its own, buoyed by huge showings for Stranger Things and The Crown 3

September 18, 2017 4:08 PM The Best and Worst Moments of the 2017 Emmys

Sean Spicer was star of one of 2017’s buzziest shows, a short-lived comedy-drama that blurred the lines between fact and fiction. The Emmys couldn’t resist calling the former White House press secretary out to parody his own performance (with Melissa McCarthy in the audience). “However you feel about the president — and you do feel about the president 5