NEA says CEO Ronnie Tay wrote to his Indonesian counterpart two days ago over the haze situation and pressed for an urgent update on the ground.
Four Turkish police officers travelling in a vehicle in southeast Turkey were killed on Thursday when explosives believed to have been planted by Kurdish militants were detonated as they passed by, security sources told Reuters.
Veterans from China's Kuomintang forces are still awaiting recognition for their role in World War II for defending the country against the Japanese.
A boat carrying around 100 people has capsized off the Malaysian state of Selangor, according to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency.
Initiatives such as Workfare, SkillsFuture and the Wage Credit Scheme were developed on a long-term basis and not because of the 2011 General Election, Communications and Information Minister Dr Yaacob Ibrahim says.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been criticised for comments he made saying Islamic State militants were worse than Nazis.
Female panda Jia Jia is often “missing” in the exhibit and has been spending more time sleeping in her den, eating less and showing an increased level of progesterone, which are signs of pregnancy or pseudo-pregnancy, say caretakers.
A boat carrying about 100 people capsized off the western coast of Malaysia on Thursday, maritime authorities said, and media said it was carrying illegal immigrants.
Novartis AG has launched the first biosimilar drug in the United States after a U.S. appeals court declined on Wednesday to stop the sale of the company's copycat version of Amgen Inc's blockbuster cancer drug Neupogen.
Japan Display Inc Chief Executive Mitsuru Homma on Thursday said the screen maker's "biggest client", widely understood to refer to Apple Inc, is increasing orders ahead of the expected launch of a new iPhone this month.