'Checkmate ka na,' Trillanes tells Duterte – Philippine Star

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Philippine Star ‘Checkmate ka na,’ Trillanes tells DutertePhilippine StarSen. Antonio Trillanes IV said President Rodrigo Duterte should just allow the scrutiny of his alleged bank account after he was able to show that the Singapore bank accounts that the president alleged to be owned by the senator were nonexistent.Singapore bank says it has no Trillanes […]

Free travel on Downtown Line on Oct 21 – 22 – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline Free travel on Downtown Line on Oct 21 – 22TODAYonlineSINGAPORE – Commuters will get to enjoy free travel on all stations on the Downtown Line (DTL) when it opens on Oct 21. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. In a media release on Tuesday, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that commuters …Downtown Line 3 to […]

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection

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SINGAPORE: Toys ‘R’ Us Inc has filed for bankruptcy, following weeks of intense speculation as the retailer faced intense pressure from skittish suppliers.  It is the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry caught in a viselike grip of online shopping and discount chains. Toys ‘R’ Us said … Powered by WPeMatico

CBS raises bid for Australia's Ten Network

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SYDNEY: CBS Corp has sweetened its bid for Australian broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd, ahead of a key creditors’ vote later on Tuesday (Sep 19) on the future of the company. CBS, Ten’s biggest creditor, swooped on the TV station after it went into administration three months ago, challenging … Powered by WPeMatico

Northrop Grumman nears deal to purchase Orbital: source

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NEW YORK: Northrop Grumman Corp neared an agreement to buy Orbital ATK Inc in a transaction that could be announced as soon as Monday, according to a person familiar with the transaction. The source requested anonymity because the deal has not been disclosed publicly. Northrop Grumman declined … Powered by WPeMatico

Hurricane Maria strengthens to category three storm and heads for Caribbean – The Guardian

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The Guardian Hurricane Maria strengthens to category three storm and heads for CaribbeanThe GuardianHurricane Maria is shown in the Atlantic Ocean about 85 miles east of Martinique in this Nasa satellite photo on Sunday. Photograph: Nasa/Reuters. Natural disasters and extreme weather. Hurricane Maria strengthens to category three storm and heads for …Maria grows to a Cat […]

#DCPublicSchools celebrated their Emmys shout-out as questions swirl about federal support for them – Washington Post

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Washington Post #DCPublicSchools celebrated their Emmys shout-out as questions swirl about federal support for themWashington PostI’ve rocked with Dave Chappelle for a long time — way before “Chappelle’s Show” blew up with its culture-shaping commentary on race, politics and culture. That’s partly because, like me, he’s an alumni of Washington, D.C.’s public school system and […]

Ryanair acts on passenger ire over cancelled flights

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LONDON: Ryanair said on Monday (Sep 18) it would now quickly publish a full list of thousands of flights to be cancelled over coming weeks after its earlier piecemeal approach came under fire from passengers and the EU. The Irish no-frills airline said on Friday it would scrap up to about 2,000 … Powered by […]

Dollar Tree promotes Gary Philbin to CEO

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REUTERS: Dollar Tree Inc said on Monday Bob Sasser, the architect of the U.S. discount retailer’s US$9.1 billion acquisition of Family Dollar, will be replaced as chief executive by Gary Philbin, the company’s enterprise president. Sasser will become the executive chairman of Dollar Tree’s board … Powered by WPeMatico

Iceland's Government Falls After Letter Asking to Pardon Pedophile – New York Times

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New York Times Iceland’s Government Falls After Letter Asking to Pardon PedophileNew York TimesPrime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson of Iceland said that he had been shocked to learn of his father’s letter: “I would never have defended such actions.” Credit Geirix, via Reuters. Iceland is preparing for its second election in a year after its …How […]