The Straits Times reported last week that Singapore Airlines (SIA) may shut its flying school, the Singapore Flying College in Seletar, as part of an overall review of its pilot training program.
Although the rare cross-border talks brought the two Koreas away from the brink of an armed clash Tuesday, concerns persist over whether the development would effectively end what South Korea terms the "vicious cycle" of North Korean provocations.
It is a relief that South and North Korea reached an agreement to defuse the crisis that had brought the two sides close to a serious armed conflict.
Somewhere, in between all the politics of the state, we have forgotten the one thing that binds us all together – humanity.
With the media fixated on Singapore's upcoming general election, few people outside the financial markets have paid much heed to mainland China's recent move to ditch its "soft" peg to the U.S. dollar.
Can Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak deliver amid slower economic growth and the aftermath of last week's Bangkok bomb blast, which has shaken confidence?
South and North Korea sought to find ways of defusing tensions on the peninsula at high-level talks that were resumed Sunday after being adjourned earlier in the day. The talks began Saturday at the truce village of Panmunjeom, an hour after the North's deadline for the South to halt propaganda broadcasts across their heavily fortified border or face a military attack.
A country long associated with gross human rights violations, Myanmar, also known as Burma, is now trying to regulate private faith. But judging the atmosphere and conditions leading up to the passing of two laws in Nay Pyi Taw recently, morality was not high on the mind of Myanmar's parliamentarians. The bills regulate religious conversion and polygamy.
Sri Lanka's just-concluded polls drew abnormal interest because of Mahinda Rajapaksa's bid to return as prime minister, barely six months after he lost power as president of the teardrop-shaped island.
On Aug. 6, 1945 the world witnessed what can really be called one of the blackest days in human history.