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September 23, 2017 5:04 AM Nuclear logic and logistics

If nuclear deterrence is a cardinal principle, why should it be a cardinal principle only for a few? Why should North Korea denuclearise when others are not doing so? When the others are testing and enhancing their nuclear capacity? When the US has militarised the Northern Pacific, with its self-declared Pivot to China? With its nuclear-armed submarines 3

September 18, 2017 5:18 AM Mahathir: Forex trading started without my knowledge

Former PM says he was told by the late BNM governor Jaffar Hussein that forex trading was aimed at strengthening the central bank’s reserves and stabilising the ringgit. PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) conducted forex trading in the late 1980s without his knowledge, the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) heard today 6

September 13, 2017 8:18 AM Piers Morgan goes ‘ape’ on Good Morning Britain

Photographer David Slater joined PETA Director Elisa Allen on GMB to discuss the long, drawn-out court battle over who owned the copyright of a picture of Naruto, the Macaque monkey. While David claimed, as the photographer, he owned the photograph, Elisa claimed as Naruto took the picture, it belonged to the money. The long, drawn-out court case, which 13

September 11, 2017 3:02 AM With a US$1,000 price tag, Apple’s iPhone crosses a threshold

SAN FRANCISCO — When Apple unveils its new top-of-the-line iPhone on Tuesday (Sept 12), it isn’t just expected to offer features like infrared facial recognition and wireless charging for the first time. The company will also enter new territory on price: The latest phone will start at about US$1,000 (S$1,342), compared with the US$769 minimum for its current 3

September 9, 2017 9:00 PM Needy kids get a leg up at tuition centre

Parents who send their children for tuition classes at the Curious Thoughts Academy in Waterloo Street are paying not only for their children to study there but for others too. The tuition centre, whose goal is to teach a child from a less privileged background for free for every three paying students, now has about 10 paying students, and reaches out to an equal 3

September 4, 2017 8:08 PM In for a scary taxi ride

EVERY time I feel like buying a car, I stop and ask myself: Would I rather blow S$100,000 on a Honda, or plonk that money in ComfortDelGro stock? For the longest time, the thought experiment pointed me very clearly in the direction of the stock. I have taken SBS Transit buses almost every day for more than 20 years, so I know a thing or two about sticky 4

September 1, 2017 9:17 AM Operation White Coat: Dirty nexus of private hospitals and doctors exposed

In a long investigation Operation White Coat spanning three mega-cities of Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore and covering 20 major private multi-specialty hospitals, Cobrapost has unearthed a racket of referrals in which these hospitals offer commission ranging between 10 and 30 per cent to doctors and smaller hospitals or nursing homes. Undertaken by Cobrapost 6

August 31, 2017 6:47 AM Singapore's gain is Dubai's loss as Qantas tweaks Kangaroo Route

[SYDNEY] Singapore notched up a victory over rival aviation hub Dubai as Qantas Airways Ltd rerouted its classic Kangaroo Route to the UK through Asia. With travel demand surging in Asia, Australia's national carrier will fly from Sydney to London through Singapore instead of the Middle East under a renegotiated alliance with Emirates, Qantas said in a statement 22

August 27, 2017 2:26 PM Farce over, can we get back to real boxing please?

Floyd Mayweather waited patiently before taking advantage of an exhausted Conor McGregor, and anyone else tired of this circus can breathe a little more easily now it has finally packed up and trundled out of view. Mayweather did as expected, beating UFC king McGregor in the Irishman's first professional boxing contest when referee Robert Byrd stopped 6

August 27, 2017 2:17 AM McGregor vs. Mayweather Live: Time, Odds and Results

For Mayweather, the key really is to just be Mayweather. But he has vowed to make this an exciting fight and said he would knock out McGregor. So you might expect to see him coming forward and fighting on the inside more than usual. And the inside might actually be the safest place for him to be. It might seem counterintuitive for Mayweather to stay close 7