An estimated 100 people are still listed as missing, according to the national Disaster Management Centre (DMC), a day after dozens of tin-roofed homes were buried under tonnes of mud.
Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals with a 6-3, 6-3 third round victory over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters on Thursday.
The protesters forced the government to scrap a vote on controversial plans to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule
Scandal-hit British bank Barclays revealed a huge charge for probes into allegations it rigged foreign-exchange market prices, cutting into quarterly profits, it reported on Thursday (Oct 30).
The winners of the Business Excellence Awards are Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Greenpac, Nestle Singapore, OCBC Bank, United Overseas Bank, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, and the Defence Science and Technology Agency.
Britain, which has an embassy in Pyongyang, issued a travel advisory on its government website on Thursday (Oct 30), detailing the quarantine order which was apparently issued to all foreign missions in the North Korean capital.
This follows earlier reports that Keppel T&T is set to start pre-marketing for the IPO next week for a REIT of its data centres. The REIT is estimated at between US$200 million and US$400 million.
Microsoft unveiled its first fitness band on Thursday (Oct 30), along with a new Microsoft Health software platform that includes a cloud service for consumers and the industry to store and combine health and fitness data.
Keynote speaker Professor Tommy Koh spoke about the importance of doing good, particularly in First World countries like Singapore.
Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen said that this was in the light of increasingly transnational and complex security challenges, and cited the example of the threat of the Islamic State militants.