Japanese Gamer Remix Her Catchy Song With Malay Curse Words

One of the most fun and entertaining things about gaming is that you can meet new people online. Just log in to any lobby of any multiplayer game and you can have fun with people from all over the world and who knows, you might become best friends in real life. With that being said,...

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

The world is at a "positive tipping point" in the fight against climate change as surging oil and gas costs spur governments to decarbonise faster, former US Vice President and co-founder of Generation Investment Management Al Gore told Reuters. He pointed to the Inflation Reduction Act signed in August, a $430-billion (S$607 billion) bill seen as the...

Britons back new King Charles, so long as he keeps quiet

King Charles has enjoyed a surge in support since he succeeded Queen Elizabeth as Britain's new monarch, a poll has shown, but some of those mourning his late mother warn he must follow her example and keep his views to himself. A YouGov survey for the Times newspaper found backing for Charles, 73, had dramatically...

The Reason Why This Mother Helped Her Husband Raped 11yo Daughter

Where else could we feel safe if not in our own home? Our parents are supposed to be our protectors, but it appears that child sexual misconduct by stepfathers or even fathers is a common occurrence that will eventually leave a permanent scar in the lives of the victims. A video had gone viral detailing the perverted...

Mourners mark Princess Diana’s death in Paris, 25 years on

Mourners marked the 25th anniversary of Princess Diana's death in Paris on Wednesday (Aug 31), laying flowers and leaving messages on the bridge above the underpass where she was killed in a car crash. Blooms and pictures of Diana adorned the gold-leaf covered Flame of Liberty, a replica of the torch of the Statue of...

‘He used his status to lure victims’: YouTuber Dee Kosh jailed for sexual offences involving teenage boys

YouTuber Darryl Ian Koshy, who committed various sexual offences, including offering cash to a boy below 18 for sexual services, was jailed for 32 weeks on Friday (Aug 5). Better known as Dee Kosh, the 33-year-old will begin serving his sentence on Friday. Koshy had pleaded guilty in May to one charge of offering cash to...

Brazilian city’s homeless get incentive for going to shelter: Beds for their pets

A small city in southern Brazil has found a way to attract more homeless people to one of its shelters on chilly winter nights: They now also take in people's pets. Canoas -- a city with an estimated population of 348,000 in the state of Rio Grande do Sul -- came to the realization that...

Monkeypox FAQ: Does it only spread through sex? Is household transmission possible?

More monkeypox cases are expected to surface here in the weeks ahead as more than 18,000 cases have been reported in 78 countries, with the majority in Europe. Singapore saw its first monkeypox case on July 6 and now has six local and five imported cases. None of them is linked, but contact tracing is...

Why are the Philippine heirs of a sultan clashing with Malaysia over Sabah?

A dispute over a colonial-era land deal, involving territories in the furthest corners of Malaysia and the Philippines, is back in the spotlight after the heirs of a defunct Philippine sultanate attempted to seize assets belonging to Malaysia’s national petroleum company Petronas worth some US$15 billion (S$22.8 billion). The heirs sought legal recourse in a...

Taliban talks to Malaysia, Indonesia ‘to create engagement perception’

The Taliban is reaching out to Muslim-majority nations far from Afghanistan, like Malaysia and Indonesia, to create the perception that an increasing number of countries are interested in engaging with the regime to “strengthen their case for international recognition”, say analysts. On Sunday (July 24), the Taliban’s acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi met Malaysia’s...