Family of woman who fell to death formally charged for conspiring in insurance scam

Family of woman who fell to death formally charged for conspiring in insurance scam

Prosecutors formally charged the son and the lover of a woman who fell to her death in April for conspiring with her to cash in on her insurance policies.
Japanese schools hurry to make plans as missile launches continue

Japanese schools hurry to make plans as missile launches continue

Schools are struggling to figure out how to deal with North Korea's repeated ballistic missile launches.
Honours for 'SNL,' 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Big Little Lies' at Emmys

Honours for 'SNL,' 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Big Little Lies' at Emmys

The major winners in Sunday's Emmy awards show were the long-running late night comedy show "Saturday Night Live," "The Handmaid's Tale" and "Big Little Lies."
Trump retweets GIF of himself swinging at golf ball that hits Clinton

Trump retweets GIF of himself swinging at golf ball that hits Clinton

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lambast his former rival Hillary Clinton, sharing a looped video that showed him whacking a golf ball that in the next frame appears to knock Clinton over from behind as she boards a plane.
Hamilton takes big Singapore win after Vettel and others crash out

Hamilton takes big Singapore win after Vettel and others crash out

Lewis Hamilton was gifted an improbable Singapore Grand Prix victory on Sunday for a major Formula One title boost after rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out along with two other contenders seconds into the race.
Palestinian government sees 'historic chance' to end rift with Hamas

Palestinian government sees 'historic chance' to end rift with Hamas

The government of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday said there was a "historic chance" to end a long-running rift with Hamas, hours after the rival Islamist group pledged key concessions on its control of the Gaza Strip.
Singapore Grand Prix: Winning back fans is the top priority

Singapore Grand Prix: Winning back fans is the top priority

When Liberty Media completed its takeover of Formula One last September, the new American owners found the sport facing declining interest from fans. It is keenly aware of the need to win back the fans – and attract new ones – to make the post-Bernie Ecclestone F1 era a simple and easily-digested sport for the masses.
Gross National Happiness certification tool for business to be launched

Gross National Happiness certification tool for business to be launched

Bhutanese Prime minister Tshering Tobgay said the Singapore summit is an appropriate venue to clarify the misconception that Gross National Happiness does not undermine the importance of economic wellbeing.

移民署:保護外勞安心在臺工作 協助失聯外勞平安返家

移民署表示,外界經常關切外勞相關制度面、管理面及權益面的問題,這也是該署在制度或管理面經常與相關主管部門溝通及協調、協處努力的事項
Meet the dead: Thailand's drink drivers sent to work in morgues

Meet the dead: Thailand's drink drivers sent to work in morgues

Thailand's roads are the world's second deadliest after Libya. How to reduce the high fatality rate? Send offending drivers to work in the morgues, Thai authorities say.
White House refutes reported change in US stance on climate dea

White House refutes reported change in US stance on climate dea

The White House said Saturday there was no change in the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord in response to published reports indicating the administration had softened its stance.
Low turnout at Trump supporters' rally for unity in Washington

Low turnout at Trump supporters' rally for unity in Washington

There were a few tense moments Saturday at a demonstration in Washington in support of US President Donald, but the event was peaceful overall after it attracted fewer participants than expected.
Manhunt in London after attack as Britain raises terror threat level

Manhunt in London after attack as Britain raises terror threat level

A manhunt is under way in London after a crude bucket bomb blew up in a rush-hour train and injured 29 people, prompting authorities to raise Britain's terrorist threat level to "critical."
Kurdistan lawmakers vote in favour of holding independence referendum

Kurdistan lawmakers vote in favour of holding independence referendum

The parliament of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan voted Friday in favour of holding an independence referendum, which is set for Sept. 25.
MFTC celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia's National Day in Taipei

MFTC celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia's National Day in Taipei

Malaysian Friendship and Trade Center (“MFTC”) held a celebratory event to mark the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia's National Day in Taipei on Sept. 15.
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