China's Xi opens Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge - 32分前  Channel NewsAsia

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday opened a new bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and the Chinese city of Zhuhai, one of the world's longest bridges, across the mouth of south China's Pearl River.
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2 injured in 7-car collision on TPE during morning rush hour - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Two people were injured in a crash involving seven cars on the Tampines Expressway (TPE) on Tuesday morning (Oct 23). The accident took place at around 8.30am near the Sengkang exit, in the direction of Seletar Expressway (SLE) and Central Expressway (CTE), the Singapore Civil Defence ...
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Wall Street greets bitcoin with interest and worry - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin may be the fraud of the century, depending on whom you believe, or it could be a gold mine for early adopters.
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Philip Morris seeks bigger Japan share with cheaper heat-not-burn tobacco - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Philip Morris International Inc will sell cheaper versions of its IQOS "heat not burn" products in Japan from Tuesday and introduce new upgraded products next month to expand market share, its chief executive said.
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Taiwan driver granted bail after 18 killed in train crash - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

YILAN, Taiwan: The driver of a train that derailed in Taiwan killing 18 people and injuring 187, was granted bail on Tuesday (Oct 23) after being detained in connection with the island's worst rail disaster in decades. The driver, You Zhen-zhong, 48, was granted bail of T$500,000 (US$16,167) after ...
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Snapcrap app steps in to take on public poop in San Francisco - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SAN FRANCISCO: A freshly launched Snapcrap app is out to turn San Francisco smartphone users into poop-spotters. The free mobile app invites people to share location-tagged pictures of public piles of poo with city works crews whose job it is to clean it up. The application plays into its purpose ...
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Basketball: Banned Rockets-Lakers players got off lightly, says Green - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green believes players suspended for brawling during Houston's win over the Los Angeles Lakers have got off lightly, accusing the NBA of a disciplinary "double standard."
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Amazon.com, Qualcomm to put Alexa assistant in more headphones - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Microchip firm Qualcomm Inc is joining Amazon.com Inc to spread the use of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant in wireless headphones, the companies said on Monday.
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Asian shares struggle as European woes, Saudi concerns dim mood - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday as earnings season nerves in the U.S. dented Wall Street, while a cocktail of negative factors from Saudi Arabia's diplomatic isolation to concerns over Italy's budget and Brexit talks depressed sentiment.
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Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai mega bridge to be launched on Tuesday - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

The world's longest sea-bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China will be launched Tuesday at a time when Beijing seeks to tighten its grip on its semi-autonomous territories.
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Twitter removes more accounts affiliated with Infowars - 37分前  Channel NewsAsia

Twitter Inc confirmed on Monday it has removed more accounts affiliated with Infowars, the website of U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
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'Super long' e-scooter impounded by LTA - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: A "super long" e-scooter was impounded by the Land Transport Authority on Tuesday morning (Oct 23). The personal mobility device (PMD), which was the length of a car, was spotted and impounded by Active Mobility Enforcement Officers during a routine enforcement patrol, LTA said in a ...
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Saudi hosts investment conference despite Khashoggi fallout - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Saudi Arabia kicks off an investment summit Tuesday despite a wave of cancellations from policymakers and business titans, but Turkey's threat to reveal the "naked truth" over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder is hanging over the gathering.
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US judge affirms Monsanto weed-killer verdict, slashes damages - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

A U.S. judge on Monday affirmed a verdict against Bayer AG unit Monsanto that found its glyphosate-based weed-killers responsible for a man’s terminal cancer, but said the US$250 million punitive damages portion of the award had to be reduced.
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Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is an 'example' amid rape allegations - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Cristiano Ronaldo stated Monday he is an "example" in his behaviour on and off the field amid allegations of rape made against the five-time Ballon d'Or winner in the United States.
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Kellogg's to restart shipments of Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella scare - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Kellogg Co on Monday said it would begin shipping its Honey Smacks cereals again to retailers in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare.
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Football: Aubameyang double inspires Arsenal comeback against Leicester - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Super-sub Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bagged two goals in three minutes to extend Arsenal's winning run with a 3-1 comeback victory over Leicester City at the Emirates on Monday.
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China confirms two new African swine fever cases in central province - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

BEIJING: China's agriculture ministry on Tuesday said two new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the central province of Hunan. The confirmation of the cases, in the cities of Yiyang and Changde, could stoke worries over pork supplies a day after two other fresh cases were reported ...
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Facebook shuts accounts of marketing group in Brazil election - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Facebook Inc said on Monday it had removed 68 pages and 43 accounts associated with a Brazilian marketing group, Raposo Fernandes Associados (RFA), for violating the social media network's misrepresentation and spam policies.
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'I'm not a magician': Mahathir on how it's more difficult now being a prime minister - 3時間前  Channel NewsAsia

SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad admitted that being Malaysia's leader in today’s political scenario was more difficult and challenging as he was no longer leading a dominant party in the ruling government. The 93-year-old on Monday (Oct 22) said that the situation now was very different ...
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