14 arrested in Malaysia for links to Islamic State; explosive device found – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia 14 arrested in Malaysia for links to Islamic State; explosive device foundChannel NewsAsiaThe improvised explosive device, which weighed 1kg, was to be used in a planned attack on police officials, according to the Royal Malaysia Police. By Melissa Goh, Malaysia Bureau Chief, Channel NewsAsia and Sumisha Naidu, Malaysia Correspondent, …Malaysian police say bomb plot […]

Singapore street stalls make dining history with Michelin star – BusinessWorld Online Edition

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THE BUSINESS TIMES Singapore street stalls make dining history with Michelin starBusinessWorld Online EditionSINGAPORE — Hungry diners queued up at a small, modest street food stall in Singapore on Friday to get a taste of the restaurant’s local delights worthy of a coveted Michelin star. RELATED STORIES. World’s top chefs, scientists to gather in Spain […]

Nepal's prime minister resigns just before no confidence vote – Channel NewsAsia

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Financial Express Nepal’s prime minister resigns just before no confidence voteChannel NewsAsiaKATHMANDU: Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Oli resigned on Sunday, nine months after coming to power and minutes before parliament was to vote on a no confidence motion he was likely to lose. Oli’s departure plunges the Himalayan country, plagued by …Nepal’s Oli resigns as prime […]

Olympics: No total ban for Russia from Rio, duty of global sports bodies to vet doping records – The Straits Times

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The Straits Times Olympics: No total ban for Russia from Rio, duty of global sports bodies to vet doping recordsThe Straits TimesLAUSANNE (REUTERS, AFP) – Russia will not face a blanket ban from the Rio Olympics, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that it would be the responsibility of each sporting federation to check […]

8 dead, more than 20 missing in Johor boat tragedy – The Straits Times

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The Straits Times 8 dead, more than 20 missing in Johor boat tragedyThe Straits TimesJOHOR BARU (REUTERS/THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Malaysian authorities have recovered the bodies of eight Indonesians and are searching for more than 20 who are still missing after their boat capsized off the southern state of Johor on …Seven Indonesians drown after […]

Munich gunman planned shooting for a year, chose victims randomly: Officials – AsiaOne

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AsiaOne Munich gunman planned shooting for a year, chose victims randomly: OfficialsAsiaOneA man prays beside flowers laid in front of the Olympia shopping mall, where yesterday’s shooting rampage started, in Munich, Germany July 23, 2016. Photo: Reuters. AFP Sunday, Jul 24, 2016. MUNICH – The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a …German officials urge […]

4 officials suspended over deadly China flooding – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia 4 officials suspended over deadly China floodingChannel NewsAsiaHebei’s Communist Party committee announced that it has suspended two Xingtai town officials, as well as a chief engineer from the provincial capital and a deputy county head, for “dereliction of duty” the official Xinhua news agency reported. Posted …China suspends 4 officials following massive floodsIndia […]

SE Asia deadlocked as S. China Sea split deepens – AsiaOne

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AsiaOne SE Asia deadlocked as S. China Sea split deepensAsiaOneSoutheast Asian foreign ministers were to hold crunch talks in communist Laos on April 24 at a summit already overshadowed by infighting over Beijing’s sabre rattling in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP. AFP Sunday, Jul 24, 2016. VIENTIANE – Southeast …TODAY’s brief, Monday, July 25, 2016TODAYonlineSE […]

G20 prepared for Brexit impact: China statement

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CHENGDU, China – Members of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies have prepared actively to cope with the potential economic and financial impact of the Brexit decision but hope Britain and the European Union can actively form a close partnership, according… Powered by WPeMatico

Long queues at Michelin-starred hawker stalls – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Long queues at Michelin-starred hawker stallsChannel NewsAsiaThe owner of one of the stalls – Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle – says crowds have more than tripled since the announcement was made. By Alicia Tantriady; Posted 22 Jul 2016 16:43; Updated 23 Jul 2016 06:08. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …Starry, starry night: Singapore restaurants […]