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Singapore to get huge balloon radar next year

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a humongous helium-filled balloon.

Singapore will be getting its very own surveillance blimp early next...

Birthday gift from dad turns daughter into a millionaire

All he did was wish his daughter "Happy birthday" and hand over two US$20 (S$25) lottery tickets to her.

But for Deisi Ocampo, it was truly the best gift.

The teen, who turned 19,...

Sex lubricant is talking point in Anwar Ibrahim appeal case

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's fate hangs in the balance as the final appeal to set aside his five-year jail sentence is before a five-member panel led by Chief Justice Arifin Zakaria...

GALLERY: Stunning images from Nat Geo's 2014 photo contest

There's no other photography competition like the annual Photo Contest organised by National Geographic.

It sees thousands of entries every year by amateur and professional photographers...

Mohd Amirul, four, had to endure 25 minutes of agony before he was freed by firemen.

How did he get stuck? M'sian boy, 4, gets trapped in bed

Firemen had to be called in after a four-year-old boy managed to get his neck trapped between the steel rails of his bed in Malacca yesterday (Oct 27). 

Mohd Amirul Syahir Amir Hamzah ...

Kim Jong Un has a tea party at an orphanage... with no children in it

Ever thought you would see a dictator, known to be ruthless, anywhere near colourful ball pits or a pool with swan-shaped floats?

You're not alone.

Kim Jong Un, North Korea's supreme...

A snatch thief was apprehended with the help of a member of the public.

Bystander helps catch snatch thief in Bukit Panjang

Singaporeans would just sit back when others need help, think again.

A member of the public quickly came to the rescue after three teenagers pushed and snatched away money from two men in ...

Malaysian crowd breaks through university gates to attend Anwar Ibrahim's talk

A large crowd forced open the Universiti Malaya (UM) gate near Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur after a standoff of more than an hour with campus guards on Monday evening (Oct 27). 

According to the...

Girl burns from the inside out after taking antibiotics

A five-year-old girl in the UK had to be placed on a life-support machine after suffering a reaction to antibiotics prescribed to counter high fever. 

The schoolgirl, Lydia Lal, started...

Hubby of pregnant woman who died after Bendemeer bus accident: I've been robbed of my happiness

He stood beside the casket holding the body of his late pregnant wife.

Mr Nimit Shah, 29, was a picture of devastation - unkempt hair, untrimmed beard and bloodshot eyes from crying over...

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