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Singapore's hosting of the United States-North Korea summit next week is a sign that it enjoys trust and confidence as an honest and neutral moderator, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said. Dr Balakrishnan, who was in Washington, will head to Pyongyang today at the invitation of his North Korean counterpart.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks with United States President Donald Trump at the White House today, a meeting that will be dominated by the topic of North Korea, ahead of the highly anticipated June 12 summit between the US and North Korea in Singapore.
Hong Kong's pursuit of technology specialists from mainland China and overseas as part of its push to innovate and build a smart city will provide relief to its talent-starved tech companies. But observers say the aggressive recruitment drive will also intensify competition in the region for such talents in the next few years.
The Philippines has seen a spike in Chinese arrivals since late 2016, with tens of thousands of migrants working in Manila's booming gambling industry. Critics say these Chinese migrants are denying jobs to Filipinos and causing property prices to soar.
Professional "donees" or "deputies" can make decisions for people who lose their mental capacity. But more clarity on their fees, and checks and balances on their decisions, are needed, says senior social affairs correspondent Theresa Tan.
A condominium resident has filed a suit against the developer of The Glyndebourne for a fall he had while on an e-scooter. He alleged he hit an unmarked elevated ledge, but the developer claims the resident was on a joyride and was unaware of his surroundings.
ComfortDelGro has reported a nearly 9 per cent increase in its taxi bookings last month, the biggest year-on-year jump since September 2014. This follows Uber's exit from the South-east Asia region and the pull back of Grab's promotions and incentives.
Property firm Ascendas-Singbridge and Temasek Holdings will invest about 20 billion rupees (S$398 million) in warehouse and manufacturing hubs in key Indian cities.
The plan is to invest in cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore and Ahmedabad.
The Singapore Badminton Association will get a new leader when the national sports association elects its officials at its annual general meeting on Saturday.
Current president Tan Kian Chew has decided not to stand for re-election. Sources say the prospective new president will be a known name in the badminton fraternity.
Marvel adds to its growing roster of teenage superheroes on screen with Cloak & Dagger. Its television chief Jeph Loeb believes casting millennials as heroes is especially relevant today, given how young people are speaking up more on political issues.
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We look back on the late fashion designer Kate Spade's life and career.