2014-04-19 00:01

Tennis: Federer battles back to reach Monte Carlo semis

MONTE CARLO (AFP) - Roger Federer battled back from a set down to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 and reach the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday.
2014-04-18 22:18

Firm behind reverse takeover of Pteris Global will not revise offer

The parent of the company that is making a reverse takeover (RTO) of Pteris Global has come out to say that it does not intend to renegotiate the deal.
2014-04-18 21:20

Historic drama in photo exhibition by ST and National Museum

The hijacked Singapore Airlines flight SQ117 was shrouded in darkness. The sun had yet to rise and the authorities had darkened the lights in its vicinity.
2014-04-18 21:00

印尼船只沉没7人死数人失踪

印度尼西亚官员18日说,印尼东努沙登加拉省附近海域当天中午发生一起沉船事故,造成7人死亡,另有数人失踪。
2014-04-18 20:48

四川京昆高速连环追尾2死5伤

18日上午,中国京昆高速四川广元境内发生多起连环追尾事故,导致2人遇难5人受伤,30余吨硫酸罐车发生泄漏,上千辆车通行受阻。
2014-04-18 20:34

北海道知事因客轮事故推迟访韩

日本北海道知事高桥春美18日在记者会上宣布,原定23日至24日访问韩国济州特别自治道的计划被推迟。据共同社报道,由于发生韩国客轮沉没事故,北海道政府与韩方18日就推迟访问日程达成了一致。
2014-04-18 20:29

Details of regulatory framework for large dorms to be announced in a few months' time

Large dormitories in Singapore will come under a regulatory framework, and more details will be announced "in a few months' time", the Ministry of Manpower said on Friday.
2014-04-18 20:29

Details of regulatory framework for large dorms to be announced in a few months' time

Large dormitories in Singapore will come under a regulatory framework, and more details will be announced "in a few months' time", the Ministry of Manpower said on Friday.
2014-04-18 20:26

中国银行副行长王永利辞任

中国银行4月18日晚间公告,王永利因工作变动,已向中国银行董事会提出辞呈,辞去中国银行执行董事、董事会风险政策委员会委员及副行长职务。
2014-04-18 20:19

潜水员进船舱14分钟无发现

韩国岁月号客轮沉没第三天,潜水员下午成功进入船舱内,但因“安全绳”断裂,只逗留14分钟,暂无发现。
2014-04-18 20:04

台立院对学生侵入住宅等罪不起诉

反服贸学生占领台立法院损失285万元新台币,将由台湾工总理事长许胜雄买单。据台湾中时报道,立法院长王金平表示,不会对学生起诉和求偿。
2014-04-18 19:52

吕秀莲支持苏贞昌选台北市长

台湾前副总统吕秀莲访美为她的英文自传举办新书发表会,首站抵达洛杉矶。吕秀莲强调,对台北市长,她没有非选不可的理由,只要苏贞昌愿意参选,她绝对全力支持。
2014-04-18 19:36

利比亚多所大学禁女生穿紧身衣

利比亚多所大学近日先后颁布了严格的着装规定,尤其是对女学生的着装提出了严格要求。据新华网引述利比亚媒体报道,的黎波里大学詹祖尔校区近日发布规定,女学生严禁穿紧身的衣服,长而宽松的裤子是可以接受的,但最好是阿拉伯式长袍。
2014-04-18 19:23

陕西追砍中学生事件13人被刑拘

据陕西省安康市公安局官方微博消息,4月15日18时许发生在安康市汉滨区的关庙中学学生黄某、王某等3人被砍致一人死亡事件涉案人员已被全部抓获,其中刑事拘留13人。
2014-04-18 19:07

俄媒称乌克兰通缉前总统长子

据俄新网报道,乌克兰内务部网站发布消息称,乌克兰安全局宣布,对被乌议会罢黜的前总统维克托-亚努科维奇的长子亚历山大-亚努科维奇进行通缉。
2014-04-18 19:05

Wider value to Singapore Day than dollars and cents

Reporter Charissa Yong says it's worthwhile to keep in mind the intangible value of reaching out to those overseas.

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