Veteran television show host Quan Yifeng was on Wednesday fined S$800 and banned from driving for three months for knocking down a pedestrian at a crossing last year.
Premiums for Certificates of Entitlement (COE) ended mostly down in the second COE bidding exercise for April.
Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday gave crisis-mired Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to submit her defence against allegations of abuse of power which could see her removed from office.
China's yuan currency extended its downtrend against the dollar on Wednesday to hit a 16-month low, despite the country's central bank fixing its trading point for the unit at a higher level.
Barack Obama will this weekend become the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy relations behind him as both cast wary eyes on a rising China.
A summit on Internet governance kicks off in Brazil on Wednesday, aiming for a new global partnership in the wake of revelations on US online surveillance.
The White House expressed horror at what it called the "abomination" of spiralling violence in South Sudan, where rebels took another town from government troops in a worsening civil war.
The United States will lift a suspension on the delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt after concluding Cairo has upheld its peace treaty with Israel, US officials said.
Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime Tuesday, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years.
China, the United States, Japan and more than a dozen other Asia-Pacific countries have signed a naval agreement aimed at ensuring miscommunication between ships at sea does not escalate into conflict.