Bump Wills, a baseball mentor and a legend

Bump Wills, a baseball mentor and a legend

(Michael Hogue) As you get older, it becomes harder to make friends. Even more so, to find someone you can learn from. In early 2020, my wife told me that my son would have a new coach for his 12 and under Dallas Mustangs baseball team. It was after a long day at work and […]

Sixth victim in Sydney shopping centre stabbings named

Sixth victim in Sydney shopping centre stabbings named

The sixth person who died in the Sydney shopping centre stabbings has been named. Yixuan Cheng, 25, was from China and was studying for a master’s degree in economics at the University of Sydney, according to Sky News Australia. Her name was confirmed by Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese. Ms Cheng’s fiance in China, named […]

New Disneyland Starbucks Lollipop Tumbler

New Disneyland Starbucks Lollipop Tumbler

A new Disneyland Starbucks lollipop tumbler has arrived as part of the Disney Eats collection. Disneyland Starbucks Lollipop Tumbler – $29.99 We first found the tumbler at China Closet in Disneyland. It has the resort logo in multicolor down one side. The background is swirled bolts of pink and green to match the rest of […]

BII and FMO back BECIS with joint US$50 million financing facility supporting commercial and industrial renewables sector in South-East Asia

BII and FMO back BECIS with joint US$50 million financing facility supporting commercial and industrial renewables sector in South-East Asia

The joint financing facility will support the energy-as-a-service provider to grow its rooftop solar portfolio in South and South-East Asia to nearly 350 MW by 2025, which will help avoid 319,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. Supported by local government policies, the nascent Commercial and Industrial solar sector is offering cleaner and lower-cost electricity […]

Singapore #Fitspo of the Week Scott Tay: ‘I find fulfilment in enabling people to view life from various perspectives’

Singapore #Fitspo of the Week Scott Tay: ‘I find fulfilment in enabling people to view life from various perspectives’

Singapore #Fitspo of the Week Scott Tay is the founder of the adventure travel company Beyond Expeditions. (PHOTO: Cheryl Tay) Life goes beyond the digits on the scale and your body is capable of so much more! Yahoo’s #Fitspo of the Week series is dedicated to inspirational men and women in Singapore leading healthy and […]

“The Hainan FTP and Me”: Looking at Hainan’s Transformations

“The Hainan FTP and Me”: Looking at Hainan’s Transformations

HAIKOU, China, April 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — A report from Hainan International Media Center: On April 13, Hainan International Media Center launched an original feature: “The Hainan FTP and Me.” It uses people’s stories as a vivid way of showing the outside world the work of constructing a free trade port with Chinese characteristics and […]

Infiltrating ransomware gangs on the dark web

Infiltrating ransomware gangs on the dark web

This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Bill Whitaker reported on ransomware attacks. In the last year, hackers from around the world have teamed up to attack tech companies, hotels, casinos, and hospitals in the United States, taking their data hostage by encrypting it and demanding ransom for the keys to unlock it.  Jon DiMaggio, a […]

Singapore sports round-up (8-14 April): SPL season to begin on 4 May, Ryan Ang earns Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia tour card

Singapore sports round-up (8-14 April): SPL season to begin on 4 May, Ryan Ang earns Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia tour card

Albirex Niigata (Singapore) players celebrate winning the 2023 Singapore Premier League. (PHOTO: Albirex Niigata Singapore) SINGAPORE — Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (8 to 14 April): 2024/25 Singapore Premier League season kicks off on 4 May The Football Association of Singapore announced on Friday (12 […]

PISTON, Manibela launch transport strike as consolidation deadline nears

PISTON, Manibela launch transport strike as consolidation deadline nears

MANILA, Philippines – Transportation groups PISTON and Manibela are holding another transportation strike on Monday, April 15, ahead of the fast-approaching April 30 deadline for individual jeepneys to consolidate. The two groups, which have held multiple transport strikes against the issue since mid-2023, are participating in the “tigil-pasada” after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. confirmed last […]

Shares to fall amid increased geopolitical tensions; oil up

Shares to fall amid increased geopolitical tensions; oil up

0.0010 (0.15%)0.15% -35.60 (-0.46%)-0.46% -40.80 (-0.51%)-0.51% -5.53 (-0.12%)-0.12% -121.23 (-0.73%)-0.73% -290.75 (-0.74%)-0.74% View all Updated Apr 15, 2024 – 4.22pm, first published at 7.31am Key Posts Advertisement Go to latest Pinned post – 4.22PM Tech stocks weigh on ASX; Rio rallies 4pc Joanne Tran A sell-off in rate-sensitive technology stocks dragged the sharemarket lower on […]

Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham at odds over abortion. The strife could help both men

Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham at odds over abortion. The strife could help both men

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The long and occasionally quixotic relationship between Donald Trump and Lindsey Graham has again turned negative after the South Carolina senator criticized the former president for refusing to support a federal abortion ban. Trump repeatedly disparaged Graham on his social media site and said he regretted endorsing the senator during his last reelection campaign. Graham, a […]

China’s Ships Sail Near Disputed Islands US Has Pledged To Defend

China’s Ships Sail Near Disputed Islands US Has Pledged To Defend

China’s coast guard sent a flotilla of ships into the territorial waters of the disputed Senkaku Islands on Friday, less than 48 hours after President Joe Biden reaffirmed the U.S.’ “unwavering commitment” to defend the Japan-controlled territory from an attack. A brief statement on its website and social media channels said the patrol led by […]

Travis Kelce dances to Taylor Swift song at ‘New Heights’ live show with Jason

Travis Kelce dances to Taylor Swift song at ‘New Heights’ live show with Jason

Travis Kelce busted a move to girlfriend Taylor Swift’s song “Shake It Off” at his and his brother Jason Kelce’s “New Heights Live: We Gotta Talk About It” show Thursday at Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati. During a round of the Lombaby Games — a competition he and Jason created for the event, the Kansas […]

Reuters US Domestic News Summary

Reuters US Domestic News Summary

Following is a summary of current US domestic news briefs. Japanese interpreter charged with stealing $16 million from MLB star Shohei Ohtani Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter was charged on Thursday with bank fraud for stealing $16 million from the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger to cover gambling debts, according to court documents. According […]

Condolences for quake victims from K-pop singer IU at Taipei concerts

Condolences for quake victims from K-pop singer IU at Taipei concerts

South Korean singer IU expressed her condolences to the victims of Taiwan’s earthquake during her recent concerts there. The 7.4-magnitude earthquake on April 3 killed 16 people and left more than 1,100 people injured. Three people remain missing on the Shakadang Trail, including two Singaporeans, according to Taiwan’s National Fire Agency. IU, whose real name […]

It’s a shame we didn’t have Trudeau’s testimony on foreign interference earlier. Much earlier

It’s a shame we didn’t have Trudeau’s testimony on foreign interference earlier. Much earlier

A half-hour into his appearance before the public inquiry into foreign interference, Justin Trudeau arrived at a dramatic moment, from 2019, that would reverberate three and a half years later when Canadian journalists began reporting on a series of intelligence leaks. In the midst of the 2019 election, security officials briefed a Liberal party official about “concerns” […]

It’s a shame we didn’t have Trudeau’s testimony on foreign interference earlier. Much earlier

It’s a shame we didn’t have Trudeau’s testimony on foreign interference earlier. Much earlier

A half-hour into his appearance before the public inquiry into foreign interference, Justin Trudeau arrived at a dramatic moment, from 2019, that would reverberate three and a half years later when Canadian journalists began reporting on a series of intelligence leaks. In the midst of the 2019 election, security officials briefed a Liberal party official about “concerns” […]

The false promise of Indonesia’s economy

The false promise of Indonesia’s economy

In politics, repetition is a crucial part of any campaign. But for Indonesian voters, who go to the polls to elect a new president on February 14th, one pledge is starting to sound a little too familiar. Candidates hoping to lead the world’s third-largest democracy have now, for the better part of two decades, been […]

The false promise of Indonesia’s economy

The false promise of Indonesia’s economy

In politics, repetition is a crucial part of any campaign. But for Indonesian voters, who go to the polls to elect a new president on February 14th, one pledge is starting to sound a little too familiar. Candidates hoping to lead the world’s third-largest democracy have now, for the better part of two decades, been […]

Taiwan TV host Mickey Huang accused of raping 17-year-old girl in 2006

Taiwan TV host Mickey Huang accused of raping 17-year-old girl in 2006

Taiwanese television host Mickey Huang is facing an allegation of raping a 17-year-old girl almost two decades ago, just days after he apologised for possessing pornographic videos of underage girls. Huang, 52, was embroiled in Taiwan’s #MeToo movement in June 2023 when he was accused of sexual harassment which took place more than 10 years […]

China Trades Barbs With US Ally Over Territorial Dispute

China Trades Barbs With US Ally Over Territorial Dispute

Manila says China’s coast guard harassed local fishermen during a government food security mission last week in a disputed part of the South China Sea. Beijing, which claims most of the sea as its territory, said the Philippine vessels were “illegally” intruding at Iroquois Reef. The reef is situated at the southern end of Reed […]

Immerse Yourself in the Future of Automotive Innovation at the 2024 TAIPEI AMPA Show

Immerse Yourself in the Future of Automotive Innovation at the 2024 TAIPEI AMPA Show

TAIPEI, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Brace yourself for an unparalleled automotive experience as the 2024 TAIPEI AMPA Show, organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), returns from April 17 to April 20, 2024, at the esteemed Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1 (TaiNEX1). International visitors and buyers are cordially invited to partake in this extraordinary […]

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed tobring you up to speed on what you need to know today… PMO staff to testify at interference inquiry Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office are set to speak today at the public inquiry into foreign interference in Canada’s elections. The testimony comes a […]

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed tobring you up to speed on what you need to know today… PMO staff to testify at interference inquiry Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office are set to speak today at the public inquiry into foreign interference in Canada’s elections. The testimony comes a […]

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed tobring you up to speed on what you need to know today… PMO staff to testify at interference inquiry Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office are set to speak today at the public inquiry into foreign interference in Canada’s elections. The testimony comes a […]

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed tobring you up to speed on what you need to know today… PMO staff to testify at interference inquiry Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office are set to speak today at the public inquiry into foreign interference in Canada’s elections. The testimony comes a […]

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed tobring you up to speed on what you need to know today… PMO staff to testify at interference inquiry Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office are set to speak today at the public inquiry into foreign interference in Canada’s elections. The testimony comes a […]

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

In the news today: PMO staff testifying at public inquiry, BC booster shot program

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed tobring you up to speed on what you need to know today… PMO staff to testify at interference inquiry Staff from the Prime Minister’s Office are set to speak today at the public inquiry into foreign interference in Canada’s elections. The testimony comes a […]