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March 24, 2018 1:17 PM The longest flights in the world

Qantas launched the first non-stop passenger service linking Australia and Europe.― AFP picPERTH, March 24 — Qantas today launched the first non-stop passenger service linking Australia and Europe, with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner departing Perth for London on one of the longest flights in the world. The service makes Qantas one among a handful of airlines 6

March 23, 2018 1:56 AM Love for Jiu-Jitsu brings Adam to international fora

PETALING JAYA: Adam Akasyah, 17, started learning Japanese martial arts, Aikido, at the age of 10 before moving to karate, and only three years later did he find his passion in Jiu- Jitsu, which has brought him to international fora. The eldest of three siblings, Adam, who was the gold medalist at the London Winter Open Jiu-Jitsu championship on March 5

March 22, 2018 10:40 AM Singapore reboots football league after 22 seasons

SINGAPORE: Singapore has scrapped its much-criticised S-League after 22 seasons and rebranded it as the Singapore Premier League in a bid to bring back fans and raise standards. Football is hugely popular in Singapore but many fans prefer watching European games on TV and the S-League has also suffered problems from corruption scandals to poor player 5

March 21, 2018 11:04 AM PM: GST not to be blamed for high living cost

Najib said that unscrupulous traders have been trying to take advantage of the broad-based consumption tax to increase prices. ― Picture by Mukhriz HazimKOTA KINABALU, March 21 ― Malaysians should not be feeling the pinch by now from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as it was implemented almost three years ago, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today 3

March 20, 2018 3:35 PM Firefighters battle oil tank blaze on Singapore island (VIDEO)

Firefighting operations by members of the Company Emergency Response Team (CERT) are ongoing. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, March 20 — Firefighters are combatting a major blaze involving an oil storage tank on Pulau Busing, an island off the southwestern coast of Singapore. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) tweeted today at 8.38pm that “Large Monitors 4

March 20, 2018 2:55 PM Singaporean travel agency boss killed in Mecca bus crash

Saudi firefighters at the scene of the accident, after a lorry crashed into the bus carrying the 31 passengers. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, March 20 — A Singaporean performing the minor pilgrimage (umrah) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, was killed today after a lorry crashed into the bus that he was travelling in. A number of passengers were also injured in the traffic 3

March 19, 2018 8:21 AM Singapore fines Standard Chartered US$4m over money laundering breaches

The Singapore branch of Standard Chartered Bank has been fined S$5.2 million by the Monetary Authority of Singapore for anti-money laundering breaches. — Reuters file picSINGAPORE, March 19 — The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) imposed penalties of S$5.2 million (approx. RM15.5 million) on the Singapore branch of Standard Chartered Bank (SCBC) 6

March 18, 2018 3:37 AM Couple have sex outside kindergarten in Singapore

A COUPLE were caught on camera having sex outside a kindergarten in Singapore just after midnight on March 15. The act was witnessed by a taxi driver identified only as Zai, who was scolded by the woman when he told them off. "I drove past a lane in Nathan Road and surprisingly, saw a couple having sex by the side of the road, opposite Fraser Suites 11

March 16, 2018 12:35 PM VEP tags for vehicles from Singapore to be released soon: Liow

PUTRAJAYA: The Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) tags, which will be attached to all foreign-registered vehicles entering Malaysia through the Causeway and Second-Link Expressway, will be released in stages upon completion of ongoing application tests. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the ongoing application test was expected to complete in mid-April 7

March 16, 2018 3:20 AM Indonesia wants Australia as full ASEAN member

SYDNEY: Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants Australia to become a full member of ASEAN, signalling Friday he is keen on Canberra playing a bigger regional role in defence, trade and security matters. His comments come with Australia hosting a special summit of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders in Sydney, as China increasingly 7