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SM Tharman to run for president, will resign from Govt and PAP on July 7
He will be retiring from politics after 22 years.
Fallen crypto mogul Do Kwon could face over 40-year jail sentence, says South Korean prosecutor
Both South Korea and the US are seeking the extradition of the Terraform Labs co-founder.
Abortion issue remains on the boil in US, backlash favours Democrats
The more Republican contenders push for abortion bans, the riskier it will be for them electorally.
He is one of just 350 US students in China, in a sign of how US-China tensions have frayed ties
The loss in human connections from such a decoupled relationship is clear.
The risks of US and China talking past each other
The verbal sparring over talks at the Shangri-La Dialogue point to the difficulty of setting up ‘guardrails’ in the Sino-US relationship.
Pakistan ex-PM Imran Khan’s party fights to survive his collision with military
In Pakistan, a conviction by any court means that a politician cannot contest general elections again.
Climate of fear: Extreme weather events take a toll on mental health
The traumatic events are also driving up insurance costs, creating a vicious circle of anxiety, despair and poverty.
Climate change is here and now, says Desmond Lee; this is how Singapore is fighting back
It's critical for the nation to find innovative ways to cut carbon emissions caused by urbanisation, the minister said.
Oceans warmer last month than any May on record
Year-round, long-term trends have added 0.6 deg C to the ocean’s surface waters in 40 years.
China’s fatal heat shows risks of another scorching Asian summer
Extreme heat is unusual so early in the summer, and poses a risk to agriculture and industrial activity.
What to eat or not eat if you have IBS
Find out too, why the link between the gut and brain must not be ignored.