Buzzing

BigBang fan meet tickets on sale Saturday

K-pop mega group BigBang will be holding a fan meet for their MADE [V.I.P]Tour here, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Oct 2. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday at 10am via Sports Hub Tix.


Lennon's killer denied parole for ninth time

Mark David Chapman, 61, who shot and killed John Lennon in New York City nearly 36 years ago, has again failed to persuade a state parole board to release him from prison on parole, officials said on Monday.

He will remain behind bars at a maximum-security prison in Erie County near Buffalo, New York, after his request for parole was rejected for the ninth time since 2000.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2016, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe