‘Jho Low 2’: Malaysia says Tedy Teow has fled to Thailand after $110m Macau scam

Scores of Chinese nationals demonstrate outside their embassy in Malaysia in 2019 claiming they lost their life savings to Teow’s MBI group.Facebook/Irene Andy An enigmatic Malaysian businessman with links to the rich and famous disappears, apparently fleeing the country and leaving in his wake hundreds of millions of missing ringgit, a string of angry investors [...]

Flight Attendant & Fashion Designer Couple Sell Prawn Fritters After Covid-19 Disrupted Jobs

Before Covid-19 brought travelling to a stop, Amos Ananda Yeo led a jet-setter’s lifestyle. A fashion designer by profession, he regularly shuttled between his native Singapore, Korea, Japan and Vietnam for his eponymous streetwear label Amos Ananda. But for the past four years, he has been based mainly in Shenzhen, China, where he runs [...]

The truth about your WhatsApp data

WhatsApp’s policies changed to reflect the possibility of commercial transactions involving the mingling of activity among Facebook apps.   There was a backlash to WhatsApp in recent days after it posted what appear to be overhauled privacy policies. Let me try to clarify what happened. Some people think the messaging app will now force those using it [...]

China reports most new Covid-19 cases in more than 10 months

Staff wear personal protection suits at a registration site for passengers at a train station following the Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, China on Jan 13, 2021. China reported its biggest daily jump in new Covid-19 cases in more than 10 months as infections in northeastern Heilongjiang province nearly tripled, underscoring the growing threat ahead [...]

Family of girl allegedly raped & murdered in S’pore in 1995 seeking public’s help as killer never found

Nearly 26 years after a seven-year-old girl in Singapore was raped and murdered in 1995, the family of the victim is seeking the public's help. The family is hoping the public can come forward with fresh leads or information previously not revealed that they can take to the police to reopen this cold case, and [...]

‘Special testing’ of 234 Crowne Plaza Changi Airport staff completed, all negative for Covid-19

A “special testing operation” of 234 staff working at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport for Covid-19 has been completed, with all the results coming back negative for coronavirus infection, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Saturday (Jan 9). A “special testing operation” of 234 staff working at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport for Covid-19 has been [...]

Canadian leaders caught sunning on foreign beaches after telling everyone to stay home in the snow

People line up in the snow outside a store in Toronto, Nov 22. Several politicians have apologised and resigned after it was found that they had travelled for vacations despite urging Canadians to stay home amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: AP After pleading with Canadians to remain home for Christmas as Covid-19 cases [...]

Trump returns to Twitter as Facebook’s Zuckerberg bans him for ‘fanning the flames’

Facebook blocked US President Donald Trump's account over concerns that his messages might spark further violent protests.   NEW YORK/CALIFORNIA — US President Donald Trump returned to Twitter on Thursday (Dec 7) with a video acknowledging that Mr Joe Biden would be the next US President as other social media services including Facebook blocked his accounts over [...]