Malaysian man arrested for involvement in S$270000 police impersonation scam – Channel NewsAsia

Malaysian man arrested for involvement in S$270000 police impersonation scamChannel NewsAsiaSINGAPORE: A 23-year-old Malaysian man has been arrested over his alleged involvement in a scam to cheat a woman of S$270,000 by impersonating the police. In a news release on Friday (Oct 20), police said a 29-year-old woman reported receiving a … and more » Powered by… Continue reading…

Raqqa to be part of 'federal Syria', US-backed militia says – Reuters

Reuters Raqqa to be part of ‘federal Syria’, US-backed militia saysReutersBEIRUT (Reuters) – Raqqa will be part of a decentralized federal Syria now the city has been freed from Islamic State, the U.S.-backed militias that captured it said on Friday, tying its political future to Kurdish-led autonomy plans for northern Syria …The Bloody End of… Continue reading…

Singapore Children's Society chairman wins top government award for volunteerism – The Straits Times

Singapore Children’s Society chairman wins top government award for volunteerismThe Straits TimesSINGAPORE – For his 40-year dedication to helping over 70,000 children from disadvantaged backgrounds, Singapore Children’s Society (SCS) chairman Koh Choon Hui has received the Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award. Mr Koh is the fifth person to … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

North Korean mountain hosting Kim Jong-un's nuclear missile tests showing signs of exhaustion – The Independent

The Independent North Korean mountain hosting Kim Jong-un’s nuclear missile tests showing signs of exhaustionThe IndependentHave North Korea’s nuclear tests become so big that they’ve altered the geological structure of the land? Some analysts now see signs that Mount Mantap, the 7,200-foot-high peak under that North Korea detonates its nuclear bombs, is suffering from …Trump… Continue reading…

Spain plans new elections in Catalonia to end independence bid – opposition – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia Spain plans new elections in Catalonia to end independence bid – oppositionChannel NewsAsiaFILE PHOTO – A Spanish flag and bouquets of flowers are laid out on the base of a big flagpole at Plaza de Colon (Columbus Square) in Madrid, Spain, October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Susana Vera. 20 Oct 2017 04:25PM (Updated: 20 Oct… Continue reading…