Hong Kong protests: U.S. to press China's foreign minister on Hong Kong rights
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - China's foreign minister was expected to hear calls from U.S. leaders for Beijing's restraint over mass pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong when he meets U.S. government leaders in Washington on Wednesday.
London turns its classic red phone boxes green
LONDON (AFP) - London's famous red telephone boxes are turning green thanks to a new phone booth unveiled Wednesday that runs on solar power and allows people to charge up their mobile devices.
Turkey vows to fight ISIS; New NATO leader says alliance would defend Turkey if attacked
MURSITPINAR, Turkey/BEIRUT (REUTERS) - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.
India plans first offshore wind power project
NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - The Indian government has signed a memorandum of understanding with a group of companies to build the country's first ever offshore wind power project as part of New Delhi's pledge to increase renewable energy sources.
Interpol secretary-general receives award for his contributions to Singapore
SINGAPORE - The secretary-general of the world's largest international police organisation called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana on Wednesday.
Hong Kong protests: Officials hope to wait out; defiant protesters threaten to step up action
HONG KONG - Student protesters occupying the streets of Hong Kong are threatening to escalate their actions - including by laying siege to government offices, in response to a tacit government strategy to wait them out.
Needy students to get close to $8 million this year under ST School Pocket Money Fund
SINGAPORE- More than 14,000 needy students are expected to receive some $8 million dollars to help them with food and other expenses in school this year.
InterContinental Hotels Group to manage Keong Hong joint venture's hotel
SINGAPORE - A joint venture of Keong Hong Holdings, Katong Holdings, has appointed InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to manage its first hotel property in Singapore.
Singapore's PMI rises to 50.5 in September
Singapore's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reverted to expansion mode in September, rising 0.8 points to 50.5 after slumping unexpectedly to 49.7 in August.
SGX acquires all of Energy Market Company
SINGAPORE - Singapore Exchange (SGX) now owns Energy Market Company (EMC), it announced on Wednesday.
Thai girl who lost legs after falling onto tracks loses appeal against SMRT and LTA
She lost her claim that SMRT and LTA were negligent by failing to ensure that Ang Mo Kio MRT station was safe for commuters.
美国加州一名市长在自己家中遭枪击，被送往附近医院之后死亡，其妻子涉案被拘留。据《洛杉矶时报》报道，加州贝尔花园（Bell Gardens）市长克勒斯波（Daniel Crespo）9月30日在自己家中遭枪击，被送往附近医院之后死亡。
Foul stench from Bayshore apartment leads to grisly find - the bodies of a father and son
SINGAPORE - The decomposed bodies of two men were found in a unit at The Bayshore condominium Wednesday morning, after neighbours complained of a foul smell.
Seven people rescued from jammed lifts after Golden Mile Complex fire
SINGAPORE - Seven people were freed from lifts in which they had been trapped when a fire broke out at Golden Mile Complex on Wednesday afternoon