Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, May 20.
MOM bans 60 abusive employers in 3 years from hiring maids again, but observers say loopholes remain
A little-known Ministry of Manpower (MOM) rule bans abusive employers - and all their household members - from ever hiring maids again.
India elections: Exit polls show Narendra Modi’s coalition set to return to power
The counting of ballots from the world's biggest election, with 900 million eligible voters, will start on Thursday.
Jakarta on edge ahead of protests against election results
Reports of the rally this week prompted foreign missions such as the United States embassy to issue a warning of "heightened risk of terrorism" and mass demonstrations in Jakarta, as well as other cities in Indonesia, such as Surabaya and Medan.
Finance Ministers have never interfered in Temasek and GIC's investments: Heng Swee Keat
Doing so would lose him the authority of holding them accountable for their performance, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat said in an interview with Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung.
Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks
Donald Trump lashed out at the first Republican congressman to call the US president's behaviour impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry.
Fully cashless public transport system may not be implemented by 2020
In response to queries, a Land Transport Authority spokesman said that a "progressive and calibrated approach" to the transition towards a fully cashless system would be adopted to meet commuters' needs.
Biometrics helps nab visitors with false IDs
Increased border security as terrorism and other threats persist have led to about 840 people being nabbed at the checkpoints in the last three years using biometric fingerprint screening.
What makes people peep...
Psychologists say they have been seeing a rise in the number of people suffering from sex addiction disorders that lead to voyeurism and other sex offences.
Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist: Source
Huawei will immediately lose access to updates to the Android operating system, and the next version of its smartphones outside of China will also lose access to popular applications and services, including the Google Play Store and Gmail app.
'Now our watch is ended': History-making Game Of Thrones wraps up
After eight epic years of chivalry, sex, death and dragons, Game Of Thrones fans worldwide have just 79 pulsating minutes remaining to get their final fix in one of the most hotly anticipated events in TV history.