Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Wednesday, March 14.
Trump fires top diplomat Rex Tillerson over disagreements, replaces him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo
The firing of the US Secretary of State on Twitter came after a series of public rifts over policy on North Korea, Russia and Iran.
PREMIUM: Rexit shows Trump is shaping team of hawks more closely aligned with his own thinking
The replacement of Rex Tillerson signals a State Department more in line with the US President's hard line on key challenges abroad.
Civil society groups question need for police to get special powers in new Bill to fight terrorism
Six groups have jointly urged the Government to narrow the definition of "serious incident" in a proposed law that gives the police special powers on such an occasion.
PREMIUM: Rohingya continuing to slip into Bangladesh, says PM Sheikh Hasina
The 70-year-old captured headlines last year for her decision to open Bangladesh's borders to at least 700,000 refugees fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar.
PREMIUM: Generation Grit: She overcame difficulties in speaking and found her voice in song
Born with a cleft palate and later struck with an incurable kidney condition, Jean Tan defied the odds to become a singer-songwriter.
Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods begins public hearings on Wednesday
The hearings, scheduled to last eight days, will see a record 79 individuals and organisations giving evidence as the committee seeks to cover several themes.
Malaysia's Mahathir says he can win a fair election but expects it to be 'terribly dirty'
The former prime minister said his opposition Pakatan Harapan alliance has a good chance of winning as "public opinion is very much for us".
Florida prosecutor seeking death penalty for accused high school gunman Nikolas Cruz
Cruz, a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is accused of murdering 17 people in a shooting spree there last month.
Football: Sevilla stun Man United to make Champions League quarter-finals
Wissam Ben Yedder struck twice in four second-half minutes as the Spanish side beat Manchester United 2-1 win at Old Trafford.
Hong Kong's Tsui Wah comes to Singapore: 6 other famous Hong Kong eateries here
The popular cha chan teng, slated to open later this year at Clarke Quay, is one of the second wave of Hong Kong eateries to invade Singapore shores.