Singapore jails church leader who funded wife's music career

Nov 20, 2015

Singapore jails church leader who funded wife's music career

A Singapore court on Friday sentenced the founder of a popular church to eight years in jail for misappropriating more than $35 million in donations to support his wife’s singing career. Kong Hee, the founder and senior pastor of City Harvest Church, was found ...

Halilhodzic out for 'revenge' against Singapore

Nov 11, 2015

Halilhodzic out for 'revenge' against Singapore

Vahid Halilhodzic will be looking for some attacking spark when revenge-minded Japan faces Singapore away on Thursday in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in the Asian second-round Group E. Halilhodzic’s men were held to an embarrassing 0-0 draw in their opening match at home ...

Oct 29, 2015

Rains clear smog in Southeast Asia

Rain and favorable winds have brought clear skies to vast areas of Southeast Asia stricken for weeks by hazardous smoke from Indonesian fires, with officials expressing hope Thursday that the crisis could end soon. Parts of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore enjoyed the cleanest air ...

'Worst haze in a decade' blankets southern Thailand

Oct 22, 2015

'Worst haze in a decade' blankets southern Thailand

Dense haze produced by Indonesian forest fires has caused some of the worst pollution levels in southern Thailand in a decade, officials said Thursday, resulting in delayed flights in an area popular with tourists. For nearly two months, thousands of fires caused by slash-and-burn ...

Oct 8, 2015

Singapore Post tests drone mail service

Singapore Post said it has used a drone to deliver mail to an island community, joining postal services in other countries such as Finland that are testing unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver packages. The test flight took five minutes and carried a letter and ...