Bomb kills at least 10 in shopping district in Pakistan's Lahore – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Bomb kills at least 10 in shopping district in Pakistan’s LahoreChannel NewsAsiaA bomb blast in an upscale shopping centre in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore killed at least 10 people on Thursday, a provincial government spokesman said, the latest attack in a surge of violence that has shaken the country. Posted 23 Feb… Continue reading…

Trump inauguration singer asks to 'enlighten' him on transgender rights – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Trump inauguration singer asks to ‘enlighten’ him on transgender rightsChannel NewsAsiaJackie Evancho, who sang the U.S. national anthem at President Donald Trump’s inauguration last month, has asked him to sit down with her and her transgender sister to learn about the challenges for students struggling with gender identity. Posted 23 …Trump’s reversal on… Continue reading…

The Nintendo Switch Appears To Be Everything We Hoped For – TIME

TIME The Nintendo Switch Appears To Be Everything We Hoped ForTIME“Whoa,” says my 4-year-old son as I scoot onto his bunkbed grasping Nintendo’s eminently totable new game system, called Switch. My son’s like a mini-me version of Keanu Reeves’ Ted, except the incredulity is 100 percent sincere. We’d been playing The …The Nintendo Switch is the… Continue reading…

Mass Effect: Andromeda offers a more personal story in an even bigger galaxy – The Verge

The Verge Mass Effect: Andromeda offers a more personal story in an even bigger galaxyThe VergeIt’s easy to forget just how ambitious the original Mass Effect was. When Bioware began designing it in 2004, developers generally had to choose between building sophisticated role-playing games, combat-heavy action shooters, and exploration-heavy …Mass Effect: Andromeda hands-on preview and interview… Continue reading…

Arrest warrant for top Philippine drug war critic Leila de Lima – The Straits Times

Philippine Star Arrest warrant for top Philippine drug war critic Leila de LimaThe Straits TimesPhilippine Senator Leila De Lima is escorted by Senate security at the Philippine Senate in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, on Feb 23, 2017. PHOTO: EPA. Published. Feb 23, 2017, 8:29 pm SGT. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet …Court… Continue reading…

Football: Rooney's agent in China for talks – The Straits Times

Telegraph.co.uk Football: Rooney’s agent in China for talksThe Straits TimesLondon (AFP) – Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain’s future, British media said. Rooney, 31, has been sidelined by manager Jose Mourinho, heightening …Mourinho’s United building momentum after slow startYahoo Singapore NewsManchester United selling… Continue reading…

7 Earth-like planets discovered around single star – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia 7 Earth-like planets discovered around single starChannel NewsAsiaThe stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy opens up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System, researchers said Wednesday. Posted 23 Feb 2017 02:32; Updated 23 Feb 2017 20:02.Discovery of 7 Earth-size planets… Continue reading…

Malaysia may expel North Korean envoy over airport killing comments: Source – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Malaysia may expel North Korean envoy over airport killing comments: SourceChannel NewsAsiaMalaysia is considering expelling North Korea’s envoy to the Southeast Asian nation or shutting its embassy in Pyongyang, as tensions escalate over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, a senior government …Malaysia requests Interpol alert… Continue reading…

US targets millions in sweeping deportation plan – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia US targets millions in sweeping deportation planChannel NewsAsiaThe Trump administration issued tough new orders on Tuesday (Feb 21) for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its cross-hairs. Posted 22 Feb 2017 07:29; Updated 22 Feb …Illegal Immigration Targeted in New Trump PlanU.S. News… Continue reading…