10 must-reads for today

Naomi Osaka posing with her Australian Open trophy during a photo shoot at Melbourne's Brighton Beach.
Naomi Osaka posing with her Australian Open trophy during a photo shoot at Melbourne's Brighton Beach.PHOTO: REUTERS
 Jasmine Sokko.
Jasmine Sokko.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
Jonathan Eyal.
Jonathan Eyal.

Newly minted Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said yesterday she was not satisfied with back-to-back majors and hoped to complete a "Naomi Slam" by winning Wimbledon and the French Open this year. The 21-year-old Japanese will today become the first Asian singles player, male or female, to claim the world No. 1 ranking.

Passenger traffic at Changi Airport hit a new high of more than 65 million last year, The Straits Times has learnt. The airport, the world's sixth busiest for international traffic, handled 62.2 million passengers in 2017.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 28, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe