The former Korean Air Lines executive jailed for her outburst over in-flight service, known as the "nut rage" case, asked for leniency during an appeal hearing on Wednesday as she sought to reduce her one-year prison term.
Programmes about the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, will be made available on DVD, said MediaCorp on Wednesday (Apr 1).
A rockslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least nine miners, and rescuers were searching for around 20 others, state media reported on Wednesday, two days after the accident.
Borussia Moenchengladbach winger Patrick Herrmann has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by three years to 2019 as they battle for a Champions League spot next season.
Iran's deputy foreign minister has asked United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to do everything possible to immediately halt Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen, state news agency IRNA reported.
Two armed people entered an office of Turkey's ruling AK Party in an Istanbul suburb on Wednesday, the Dogan news agency reported, a day after leftist militants took a prosecutor hostage in a courthouse in the city.
China scored a diplomatic coup by enticing almost 50 countries including key US allies to join its new development bank. But analysts say authoritarian Beijing now faces a daunting task managing a multilateral institution for the first time, with members ranging from the Netherlands to Nepal.
Although Spain's 2-0 reverse to Netherlands on Tuesday brought back bitter memories of their disastrous 2014 World Cup, coach Vicente del Bosque will not be too worried about a third straight friendly defeat for La Roja.
"We hope that by doing so, more people can visit the national monument to enjoy the site and to reminisce the past," the Singapore Land Authority said.
Kamal, a Bangladeshi national, said the ICC had robbed him of his right to hand out the prizes at the cricket World Cup that concluded in Melbourne on Sunday.