Malaysian PM Mahathir to contact Indonesian President Joko over transboundary haze
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency predicts that hot spots and haze may persist until the middle of next month due to the dry season in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Haze situation in S'pore forecast to be similar to past few days but NEA warns PSI could enter unhealthy band
It might enter the unhealthy range if the winds become unfavourable and the haze situation in Sumatra persists.
'Absolutely not': PM Boris Johnson denies lying to Queen Elizabeth in Brexit crisis
The British PM said he did not lie over his reasons for suspending the British parliament after a court ruled his decision was unlawful and opponents called for lawmakers to be recalled to discuss Brexit.
California diving boat fire: Second Singaporean's death confirmed
Dr Sunil Singh Sandhu, a Singaporean researcher, was among 34 people who died on Sept 2, according to his family.
Speaking Of Asia: Amaravati plans still more dream than reality
Singapore can shrug off the consequences of Amaravati, the proposed capital city, not proceeding to plan. But India, and specifically Andhra, needs to ponder the long-term consequences, says Associate Editor Ravi Velloor.
Encounter with PMD rider left woman with 30 stitches
The 53-year-old suffered a fractured skull and needed surgery after falling backwards when an e-scooter rider came close to colliding with her last year. The rider pleaded guilty on Wednesday.
Malaysian man dubbed 'cosplay killer' gets 22 years' jail, instead of death, upon appeal
The man was sentenced to death in 2018 for murdering his girlfriend, a 15-year-old cosplay fan, and stuffing her remains in a suitcase.
Former Indonesian president Habibie laid to rest in state funeral
Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Jakarta to watch the motorcade carrying the body of Indonesia's third president to the Kalibata heroes' cemetery.
Facebook, Instagram users cheated of $107,000 from January to August: Police
The police said they received at least 90 reports of scams involving fake Lazada and Shopee lucky draws. Scammers impersonated the victims' friends or followers on social media platforms.
Table Tennis: U-18 world No.1 Koen Pang keen to make senior mark
The 17-year-old became the first Singaporean to be ranked No. 1 in last month's International Table Tennis Federation Under-18 world standings.