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Suicide bombers suspected to be linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria group have struck for the fourth time in less than a week. This time, they targeted three locations in Saudi Arabia, and in Indonesia, in an extension of what appeared to be a coordinated campaign of worldwide bombings coinciding with Ramadan.
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The Chinese media is urging the government to prepare for armed conflict against the United States in the South China Sea or "plan for the worst", talking tough ahead of an international tribunal ruling widely anticipated to go against China's territorial claims.
Ducking through intense belts of violent radiation as it skimmed over the clouds of Jupiter at over 209,000kmh, Nasa's Juno spacecraft (above) has entered the orbit of the solar system's largest planet. It took five years for Juno to travel this far on its US$1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) mission.
The official inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq War will report today, the product of seven years of work and likely to be the definitive assessment of a conflict that is widely seen in Britain as the worst foreign policy blunder since the 1956 Suez Crisis.
New SGX rules require listed firms to issue annual reports on their sustainability performance and practices. The move to incorporate performance in the environmental, social and governance aspects brings Singapore in line with global practices, writes Wong Wei Han.
A painting bought by former tour guide Yang Yin for what he claimed was $500,000 was dismissed as a cheap fake by an art expert yesterday. A court heard that he had bought it for Madam Chung Khin Chun, a wealthy widow.
Online shoppers care more about payment processes and delivery schedules, while those who visit stores are concerned about product availability and promotions, new research has found. Singapore Management University's study also found that overall customer satisfaction has been improving.
Most listed firms performed adequately when it came to corporate governance, and the gap in the quality of disclosures between small and big companies is smaller than expected. These are among key conclusions drawn from a new study by the Singapore Exchange.
Jose Mourinho's first news conference yesterday as Manchester United boss provided immediate insight into his vision for the club. "This challenge doesn't make me nervous, it comes at the right moment for my career." He added: "Manchester United is a Champions League club."
United World College student Alina Liu (above) won the songwriting prize at last Saturday's National Schools Xinyao Singing And Song Writing Competition 2016. Alina, 15,who was born in the United States and holds a Singapore passport, says her winning song, Will You Think Of Me, was partly inspired by Korean TV dramas.
Host Chris Evans announced on Monday that he is stepping down from Top Gear, the popular BBC entertainment show whose mix of cars and testosterone-fuelled antics has attracted a global following. Evans joined the show in June last year after the departure of Jeremy Clarkson.