Ukraine has avoided bankruptcy and social collapse thanks to a "historic" deal with Russia for Moscow to buy $15 billion of Ukrainian bonds and slash gas prices, its prime minister said Wednesday.
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Janine Khoo won Singapore’s first gold medal in the equestrian’s show jumping individual event at this year’s SEA Games since 1995. The 16-year-old and her equine partner, CP Safari, took the top spot after scoring two perfect rounds.
A Chinese warship "followed protocol" during an "encounter" with a US naval vessel, the defence ministry said Wednesday in Beijing's first official confirmation of what the US military described as a near-collision.
President Viktor Yanukovych on Wednesday faced angry criticism from Ukraine's opposition who accused him of selling out its interests to Russia and robbing the country of a European future after a landmark bail-out deal.
Companies are spending anywhere from thousands to millions of US dollars to throw their support behind the SEA Games in Myanmar -- all in an effort to make their presence felt at the SEA Games.
In just under a month of collecting donation items, the Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift (BBSG) project has successfully hit its target of reaching out to more than 40,000 beneficiaries this year.
The ban on alcohol consumption in public at Little India will continue every weekend, public holiday and eve of public holiday within the proclaimed area. Police said these recalibrated measures will be in place for up to six months until the Committee of Inquiry (COI) makes its recommendations.
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Wednesday it will decommission two reactors at the troubled site that escaped major physical damage from the 2011 tsunami.
Two Indian nationals alleged to have participated in a riot at Little India on December 8 will be remanded for another week to help with police investigations.
A 73-year-old Chinese woman has died of a type of bird flu new in humans, health officials say, but experts believe the risk of it spreading between people is low.