2014-07-29 12:47

'I, Photographer' video series: Catch professional photographers in action

Anyone can be a good photographer but what does it take to be a professional one? In "I, Photographer", a new video series, The Straits Times trails professional photographers on location to show you how they work.
2014-07-29 12:46

政大校长吴思华掌台湾教育部

台湾行政院宣布,现任政治大学校长吴思华出任教育部长。这是继郑瑞城之后,连续两位政大校长出任教育部长。
2014-07-29 12:37

美国向乌克兰提供700万美元援助用于乌东部重建

据俄媒报道,美国副总统拜登当地时间7月28日与乌克兰总理亚采纽克进行了电话通话。美国方面表示,准备向乌克兰政府提供700万美元的援助款。
2014-07-29 12:36

加拿大一女子地铁上吃活鸟

一名疑似有精神病的女子在加拿大蒙特利尔地铁中被拍到给一只鸟拔毛,并生吃该鸟,引起周围乘客恶心不已。
2014-07-29 12:35

Five fun facts on the Peking Duck

Chinese cuisine is all around the world, and Peking Duck is no doubt one of the most famous of dishes.
2014-07-29 12:31

纽约警匪交火3警员受伤

当地时间7月28日下午,美国纽约曼哈顿发生枪击案,两名法警和一名纽约警员受伤,枪手在枪战中受伤后死亡。
2014-07-29 12:06

Cracks found in glass ceiling of Kallang Wave Mall

SINGAPORE - Climbing activities at the indoor rock-climbing facility in Kallang Wave Mall has been suspended, said its operator.
2014-07-29 11:55

Don't call me uncle yet

Kids truly say the darndest things. They'll blurt out at the family gathering that Aunt Lucy's hot pink dress is really, all things considered, extremely ugly. Other times, they'll point out that Grandpa Ted is looking even fatter, if that's even possible, than six months ago.
2014-07-29 11:53

Commonwealth Games: Britain's Prince Harry joins photobomb craze

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Britain's Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the Commonwealth Games.
2014-07-29 11:50

Local vocal trio SASS top biggest international talent contest

Armed with a strong set of pipes and a closet full of military-style blazers, all-girl vocal group SASS sang their way to the top of an international talent competition two weeks ago.
2014-07-29 11:48

Actor Mark Sheppard scores permanent role on Supernatural

Looks like Supernatural's favourite King of Hell is here to stay. British actor Mark Sheppard, 50, who plays the demon Crowley on the American paranormal drama series, has been promoted to a series regular for the show's 10th season.
2014-07-29 11:47

广东省审计厅:7个县截留社会抚养费3700多万元

广东省审计厅厅长蓝佛安29日在广州向省人大常委会报告社会抚养费征收管理审计调查情况时称,审计发现,2012至2013年度,广东有7个县21个乡镇和征收单位截留了社会抚养费3749.3万元;有4个县11个征收单位为完成县下达的征收考核任务,利用借款等其他资金垫付社会抚养费729.4万元。
2014-07-29 11:46

Jerome Bel's unusual take on dance

In 2002, an audience member sued the International Dance Festival of Ireland for €38,000 over a performance of the eponymous work Jerome Bel.
2014-07-29 11:44

Shakespeare with a Native American twist

Theatre director Elizabeth LeCompte, 70, sounds like she has her arms folded when she first picks up the telephone at her home in New York City.
2014-07-29 11:41

Australia's Qantas to continue flying over Iraq

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian airline Qantas said on Tuesday it would continue flying over Iraqi airspace, despite alliance partner Emirates deciding to alter its routes over concerns about jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 crash.
2014-07-29 11:39

Minister Khaw Boon Wan to visit China for Singapore-Tianjin meeting

SINGAPORE - Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan and Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and National Development Lee Yi Shyan will be in China from Tuesday to Thursday.

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