Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Friday, March 23.
VIDEO: Trump puts China on notice for US$60b worth of tariffs, sparking fears of trade war
The US President said of the tariffs: “The word I want to use is reciprocal... If they charge us, we charge them the same thing.”
Trump fires national security adviser H.R. McMaster in tweet, replaces him with John Bolton
Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against Iran and North Korea, becomes Trump's third national security adviser in 14 months.
VIDEO: Doubts whether social media firms can help to fight fake news: K. Shanmugam
The Home Affairs and Law Minister said the conduct of Facebook in the Cambridge Analytica data breach gives the Government reason to question this.
New fare formula a departure from ensuring public transport fares are equitable to all
This departure is somewhat puzzling, given that directly linking fares to cost flies in the face of a longstanding principle of not allowing such costs to trickle down to commuters.
VIDEO: Maximum temperatures in Singapore rising faster in cool months than in warm months
The cool respite people enjoy at the end of the year is becoming increasingly short-lived, as global warming bares its teeth.
VIDEO: 15 hurt, including infant, after yacht catches fire at Sentosa Cove
One woman is understood to be in serious condition, while the infant suffered injuries to the face. The top half of the yacht was destroyed.
VIDEO: Yang Yin case: House of elderly widow goes unsold after auction
Two bids were received for the 31,882 sq ft property at Gerald Crescent, but neither matched the minimum price of $35 million.
Ex-South Korean President Lee Myung Bak arrested over corruption
The 76-year-old business CEO-turned-president - who served from 2008 to 2013 - faces multiple charges including bribery, power abuse, embezzlement, and tax evasion.
VIDEO: AirAsia apologises for ground crew's rough handling of bicycles in viral video
Two ground workers were caught tossing baggage believed to contain bicycles off a ramp onto the ground.
Charles Lazarus, who founded Toys 'R' Us retailer, dies at 94
Lazarus, who opened the first Toys 'R' Us outlet in 1957 in the Maryland suburbs, stuck to a winning formula of high volume, discounted prices and cookie-cutter predictability.