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6:01 PM

PM Lee and Najib to start leaders' retreat in Singapore on Monday

SINGAPORE - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will be in Singapore on Monday and Tuesday for a leaders' retreat with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
3:10 PM

Socio-political site The Real Singapore taken down after MDA suspends editors' licence

SINGAPORE - Socio-political site The Real Singapore (TRS) was taken down on Sunday evening, after its editors' licence to operate the site was suspended by the Media Development Authority (MDA).
3:56 PM

Thousands head outdoors in Singapore's first national litter-picking exercise

SINGAPORE - Despite the light rain on Sunday morning, thousands of people headed outdoors to join in Singapore's first national litter-picking exercise.
12:48 PM

Former president S R Nathan discharged from hospital after stroke

Former president S R Nathan was discharged from the Singapore General Hospital on Saturday, almost three weeks after he suffered a stroke.
12:56 PM

Boxing: Mayweather beats Pacquiao to win 'Fight of the Century'

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - Floyd Mayweather cemented his status as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world with a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao as the "Fight of the Century" failed to live up to the hype here Saturday.
5:32 PM

Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao: Snapshot of media reactions across the globe

Hours after Floyd Mayweather beat Manny Pacquiao in the Fight of the Century, news media and sports sites were abuzz with instant commentaries on the historic boxing match.



7:28 PM

Bandits kidnap seven policemen in Pakistan

6:34 PM

Al Qaeda branch claims murder of Bangladesh-born US blogger

6:05 PM

Indian man put on diet of bananas to expel stolen necklace

4:52 PM

Afghan court shows video of mob lynching woman to death in Kabul trail

4:36 PM

China, Taiwan ruling party leaders to meet for first time in more than 60 years

4:00 PM

Nepal earthquake: Bodies of foreigners among 51 found in quake-hit Nepal...

3:51 PM

Death toll rises to six in Australian floods

3:13 PM

Malaysia's opposition PKR VP Tian Chua detained, claims police abuse

2:17 PM

Chief of Taiwan's ruling party KMT optimistic over joining AIIB

1:50 PM

Bodies exhumed from Thailand mass grave show no initial signs of violent death...

1:47 PM

Nepal earthquake: UN humanitarian chief 'very concerned' that aid is...

12:17 PM

Nepal earthquake: Quake-devastated Nepal toll to climb ‘much higher’

12:07 PM

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un vows to launch more satellites

10:06 AM

Small tsunami hits southern Japan islands after magnitude-5.7 earthquake

8:25 AM

Aussie unis face decline in quality

6:48 AM

Nepal earthquake: No chance of more quake survivor, says Nepal's Home...

2:22 AM

Minor tsunami warning issued after 5.9 quake in south of Tokyo

2:03 AM

Karachi counter-terror cop survives grenade attack

11:09 PM

Chinese police shoot man dead at railway station: Xinhua

10:32 PM

India holds five-yearly census of endangered asiatic lions

10:07 PM

Nepal earthquake: Experts face daunting task restoring damaged temples

9:12 PM

Democracy under threat in Maldives: Kerry

7:54 PM

Thai forensics exhume remains of 26 migrants at mass grave


6:39 PM

'Limited' coalition force on ground in Aden: Yemeni official

3:22 PM

Saudi-led coalition using widely banned cluster bombs in Yemen: HRW

1:31 PM

Chinese fortune tellers say Britain's new princess will be strong-willed...

12:18 PM

New York police officer seriously wounded after being shot in the head

11:54 AM

New York auction could smash art world records with Picasso valued at $186...

11:43 AM

More than 3,400 migrants rescued at sea in Mediterranean

11:29 AM

Baltimore protesters celebrate, defy curfew after officers charged

10:11 AM

William and Kate spend first day at home with Britain’s new princess

10:02 AM

Baltimore extends curfew despite businesses' complaints of financial...

7:37 AM

Amnesty says Egypt using courts and jail to intimidate journalists

6:44 AM

Britain votes 2015: London Eye sheds light on social media status of political...

6:00 AM

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 3 edition

5:31 AM

At least 13 killed in Baghdad car bombing: Police

3:31 AM

Thousands rally in Baltimore over Freddie Gray death

3:26 AM

Aid groups launch Mediterranean migrant rescue ship

2:52 AM

Obama 'delight' at Britain's newest princess

2:09 AM

French patrol ship rescues 217 migrants off Libya coast

1:19 AM

Prince William and Kate show off newborn princess

12:37 AM

British royal baby's first A to Z

12:29 AM

One dead, children hurt after Dutch cherry picker topples

11:54 PM

Prince George visits little sister in hospital

10:59 PM

Last MH17 crash remains arrive in Netherlands

10:22 PM

Germans cannot turn backs on Nazi past, Merkel says

10:18 PM

Trial begins in case of mob lynching of Afghan woman

9:43 PM

William and Kate eschew crowns for life with nappies

9:33 PM

Finland contacts 1 million reservists, denies move due to security concerns

8:27 PM

UN warns of imminent Yemen infrastructure collapse

8:00 PM

Baby princess is first royal affected by new UK succession laws



5:58 PM

Football: Dominant Chelsea just 3 points from English Premier League title glory

5:32 PM

Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao: Snapshot of media reactions across the...

5:31 PM

Running for fun(ds) at Cold Storage Kids Run Fun Fest

5:10 PM

Boxing: Mayweather ignores jeers in moment of triumph

4:06 PM

Table tennis: Singapore's Feng, Yu settle for women's doubles bronze...

3:35 PM

Filipinos reacted to Pacquiao's loss to Mayweather stoically, with a dash...

3:13 PM

Pacquiao still the Pride of the Philippines despite loss, says ST's Rohit...

3:05 PM

Boxing: Beaten Pacquiao reveals he is carrying a right shoulder injury

2:38 PM

Boxing: Glitches hit Mayweather-Pacquiao pay-per-view screening in the US

2:34 PM

Boxing: Five facts on Mayweather's life of greatness and excess

2:29 PM

Boxing: Filipinos groan in disappointment as Pacquiao loses in 'Fight of...

2:27 PM

Celebrities tweet their reaction to #MayPac fight

2:13 PM

Boxing: Mayweather pays tribute to Pacquiao, calls Filipino a 'hell of a...

2:02 PM

Boxing: Fans in Singapore disappointed with Mayweather's victory over...

1:28 PM

Boxing: Mayweather vows to retire after September bout

1:20 PM

Boxing: I thought I won the fight, says Pacquiao

12:56 PM

Mayweather v Pacquiao: Round by round

12:56 PM

Boxing: Mayweather beats Pacquiao to win 'Fight of the Century'

11:47 AM

Thousands gather in Manila suburb to watch Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

10:49 AM

Horse racing: American Pharoah rules Kentucky Derby, next stop - Preakness

10:37 AM

Mayweather v Pacquiao: Celebrities flock to Fight of the Century

10:31 AM

Mayweather v Pacquiao: Boxing fans hit Boat Quay to catch a slice of the action

9:43 AM

Golf: Park In Bee and Lexi Thompson share LPGA lead at North Texas Shootout

5:57 AM

Tennis: You got the wrong Andy! Murray sees pregnancy funny side

4:43 AM

Football: Ronaldo hat-trick keeps Madrid in touch with eight-goal Barca

3:11 AM

Football rallies round grieving Ferdinand

2:49 AM

Football: West Brom hand Manchester United third defeat in row

2:32 AM

Tennis: Murray defends 'hate Rosol' outburst

2:28 AM

Football: Juventus win 31st Italian title

1:09 AM

Boxing: 'Fight of the century' ready to rumble



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