Abroad

Former US President George W Bush calls Iraq’s invasion ‘brutal’ & ‘unjustified’ when he meant to say Ukraine

Bush was slammed by Americans on both ends of the U.S. political spectrum for his slip-up.

May 19, 2022, 09:51 PM

Balenciaga criticised for selling filthy garbage sneakers for S$2,590

Has high fashion gone too far?

May 19, 2022, 06:56 PM

M'sian girl, 15, sent to ICU after teacher made class run 30 laps as some students didn't do homework

Collective punishment questioned.

May 19, 2022, 05:50 PM

S'pore & Indonesia in discussions over new port in Central Java: Lawrence Wong

The location of the port has yet to be determined.

May 19, 2022, 05:10 PM

Local Chinese govts using funds meant for tackling poverty for mass Covid-19 testing instead: FT

China has voiced its confidence in maintaining its "zero-Covid" strategy while still being able to achieve economic growth.

May 19, 2022, 04:36 PM

Japanese sushi chain Sushiro to end 100 yen sushi due to inflation

End of an era.

May 19, 2022, 04:20 PM

Chinese woman, 35, sells over 30,000 goodnight texts for S$0.21 each in 10 years

She didn't expect anyone to pay for such a service initially.

May 19, 2022, 02:03 PM

Elon Musk’s Chinese lookalike 'Yi Long Musk' banned on Douyin & Weibo

Still not sure if it's a deepfake.

May 19, 2022, 01:34 PM

Queen Elizabeth II makes public appearance wearing bird of paradise brooch gifted by S'pore

A brooch fit for a Queen.

May 19, 2022, 11:56 AM

Luna investor who lost S$3.27 million shows up at crypto founder Do Kwon's South Korea home

An estimated 200,000 investors lost money.

May 19, 2022, 02:25 AM