Singapore to press Indonesia to ‘do the right thing’ amid haze alarm


As the haze in Singapore reached hazardous levels for the first time ever, its government moved to assure the people that necessary efforts would be undertaken to alleviate the situation.

Obama, Xi agree to work together on cybersecurity

RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed on Friday on the need to work together to resolve disputes on cybersecurity, a topic that has become a major irritant in relations between Washington and Beijing.

Google to bankroll, build wireless networks across Africa: WSJ

(Reuters) – Google Inc intends to finance, build and help operate wireless networks from sub-Saharan Africa to Southeast Asia, hoping to connect a billion or so people in emerging countries to the Internet, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

‘CPF minimum sum raised to S$148,000 for those aged 55 and above ‘


CPF members who turn 55 between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014 will need to set aside a minimum sum of S$148,000 in their Retirement Account.The minimum sum last year was S$139,000. The new minimum sum changes

‘End of an era as Ferguson decides to retire ‘


LONDON (Reuters) – Alex Ferguson, Britain’s longest-serving and most decorated soccer manager, will retire at the end of the season after more than 26 years and nearly 1,500 matches at the helm of Manchester United, he announced on Wednesday.

The 71-year-old Scot ended intense speculation that he was about to call time on his career by confirming he would step aside after champions United’s last game of the season at West Bromwich Albion on May 19.