SINGAPORE: Stallholders at new hawker centres will pay lower rentals in the first two years, under a staggered rent scheme announced by the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Monday (Aug 26).
They will pay 80 per cent of stall rentals in the first year of the hawker centre’s operations, and 90 ...
WELLINGTON: New Zealand have handed the reins of the national football team to former captain Danny Hay and tasked him with steering the All Whites to qualification for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Hay replaces Swiss boss Fritz Schmid, who resigned in June after a low key 18 months in charge.
Orange County police have charged a 23-year-old California woman with attempted murder after she allegedly tried to push a boy off a bridge, authorities said.
TEHRAN: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani came out strongly in favour of talks Monday (Aug 26) as his top diplomat came under fire from hardline media for a surprise visit to a G7 summit.
"I believe that for our country's national interests we must use any tool," Rouhani said in a speech aired live ...
China will enact new measures to safeguard its economy if the United States moves forward with its threat to impose higher tariffs, the country’s Foreign Ministry has warned. Read Full Article at RT.com
SYDNEY: Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvos in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbor of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies.
But equity markets later pared some losses, with E-Minis ...
The state weather bureau on Monday afternoon reported that the Low Pressure Area it is monitoring in Catanduanes has developed into Tropical Depression “Jenny.”
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he wanted to see a strong Iran and was not seeking regime change in Tehran, adding that the way Iranians were being forced to live was unacceptable.
Meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister at G7 was premature for the US delegation, Donald Trump has said amid reports that he was ‘blindsided’ by the top diplomat’s surprise appearance at the summit.
US President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday that while he “respected the fact that [Mohammad Javad Zarif] was coming in,” he did not want to meet Iranian Foreign Minister because "it was too soon.”
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SHANGHAI: US electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc will on Friday (Aug 30) raise its prices in China, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December should Chinese tariffs on US-made cars take effect, two people familiar with the matter said.
The people declined to be ...