[MIAMI] Major League Soccer returned from its four-month shutdown on Wednesday with a sombre anti-racism demonstration and fresh fears another coronavirus-stricken team may be forced to withdraw...

RINGO Starr held an online 80th birthday bash on Tuesday with a little help from his celebrity friends - and a number of classic Beatles songs - in aid of causes including Black Lives Matter.

AS the sun sets in the Japanese town of Tatsuno, thousands of fireflies begin glowing, producing a spectacle that usually draws crowds of delighted visitors.

[BENGALURU] More than 150 world renowned academics, writers and artists signed a letter published on Tuesday expressing support for global anti-racism protests while lamenting an "intolerant...

[BENGALURU] Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has said Premier League clubs must donate funds to teams in lower divisions or many will face collapse due to the financial pressures from the...

WHEN the curtain rises on ChildAid 2020 on July 15, audiences will be treated to a virtual concert unlike any other. The event will use cutting-edge technology so audiences can watch and listen to...

SINCE 2005, ChildAid has been raising money for two Singapore Press Holdings charities, which have helped over 170,000 children - or over 10,000 children a year.

[LONDON] Saja Shaheen is walking the aisles of Nour Cash & Carry, explaining the eclectic inventory of the popular grocery store her family has owned inside Brixton Market for more than 20...

[LOS ANGELES] Tom Hanks is "heartbroken" that his World War II thriller must skip the big screen due to the pandemic -- but hopes it can still teach audiences at home a thing or two about acting...

[NEW YORK] After fleeing New York for their second homes, some of the wealthiest families in the US are paying to reserve spots in the city's elite schools — even though their children may not...

BREAKING NEWS

Jul 11, 2020 02:35 PM

Amazon begins rolling out bigger UPS and FedEx-style delivery trucks

[LOS ANGELES] Amazon.com is launching a new fleet of bigger, boxier trucks like those favoured by rival package...

Jul 11, 2020 02:17 PM

Exxon restarts drilling at offshore hotspot in political crisis

Exxon Mobil resumed drilling in Guyana last month, underscoring its dedication to the offshore hotspot despite the...

Jul 11, 2020 02:07 PM

Elon Musk soars past Warren Buffett on billionaires ranking

[NEW YORK] The fortune of Tesla's founder rose US$6.1 billion on Friday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires...

Jul 11, 2020 01:54 PM

Fed watchers rein in estimates of how big balance sheet will get

[NEW YORK] The Federal Reserve's balance sheet will probably peak at a smaller size than previously expected due to...

Jul 11, 2020 01:39 PM

US slaps French goods with 25% duties in digital tax row, but delays effective date

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration on Friday announced additional duties of 25 per cent on French cosmetics,...