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MRT sleepyhead's wake-me sign an online hit

SHE was recently spotted on an MRT train with a sign that said, "Please wake me up at Sengkang, thank you", drawing both praise and criticism from netizens. Now, Tan Zi Hui, 20,... read more

I'm proud to be gay, says Apple CEO Cook

WASHINGTON THE tech world's worst-kept secret came out in the open yesterday - Apple chief executive Tim Cook is gay. Mr Cook revealed his sexual orientation publicly and said... read more

Real men do housework, says Chef Wan

KUALA LUMPUR MANY celebrity chefs are now campaigning for various causes, be it healthier food in schools (Jamie Oliver) or locally produced and sourced food (Hugh Fearnley-... read more

Microsoft hops on wearable tech Band-wagon

REDMOND, WASHINGTON MICROSOFT has a place on desks, in living rooms and pockets. Now, like many other big technology companies, Microsoft believes it belongs on wrists. The... read more

A ride worthy of James Bond

Is it a car? Or a plane? Actually, the AeroMobil 3.0 is both. Dubbed the "Flying Roadster", it made its world premiere in Vienna yesterday. It has a top speed of 160kmh as a car... read more

World Bank: S'pore still tops for business

SINGAPORE has been ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year, according to an annual survey by the World Bank. New Zealand was second and Hong Kong third... read more

Nasa undeterred by crash

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA THE United States has vowed to continue its commercial space launch programme despite the explosion of a rocket carrying supplies to the International... read more

'Future richest man' arrested

BANGKOK/KUALA LUMPUR CHINESE national Zhang Jian, the self-proclaimed "future richest man in the world", has been arrested in Thailand. According to Thai daily The Nation, he was... read more

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Bag handlers' walkout led to Jetstar delays

CHANGI Airport's newest ground handler, Aircraft Service International Group (Asig), might have thought it scored big time when it convinced Jetstar Asia to dump heavyweight handler Sats. But the joy of bagging its first customer was short-lived...


前线巡警将受训 辨别人口贩运受害者

所有负责前线巡逻工作的警员将接受特别训练,学习如何辨识人口贩运活动的受害者,并在短时间内与受害者建立关系,协助受害者脱困。   刑事侦查局特别罪案调查署署长翁汉文昨天受访时说,... 更多