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Singapore’s top court upholds anti-gay law


Singapore’s highest court on Wednesday dismissed a constitutional challenge against an archaic law criminalizing sex between men, striking a fresh blow to the city-state’s growing gay-rights movement.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Crimson glory: All you need to know about the rare blood moon

The moon turns an orange hue during a total lunar eclipse in the sky above Phoenix in this April 15 file photo. AP

Across the world on Wednesday, sky-watchers will be casting their gaze towards the heavens for a glimpse of the rare blood moon — where the moon appears reddish as a result of a total lunar eclipse.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Vietnam-flagged tanker goes missing, hijack feared

rough sea

A Vietnam-flagged tanker has gone missing en route from Singapore to the Vietnamese port of Quang Tri and is feared hijacked, a world piracy watchdog said on Tuesday, amid growing concern over piracy in Southeast Asian waters.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Love endures in the House of intrigues

REPRESENTATIVES Mark Villar and Em Aglipay: Romance in the unlikeliest of places 

While politics has been known to tear friends and families apart, it did the opposite for Las Piñas Rep. Mark Villar and Diwa Rep. Emmeline Aglipay.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

Singapore Air Pollution

Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state’s skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighboring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »