Stories By Lorna Shaddick
121 May 2016 Sat
Thanks to the power of sharing on social media, culinary contrivances and gastronomic gimmicks have never been bigger in the Big Apple. This year, foot-tall milkshakes and the raindrop cake are dominating New York City's food scene.
227 Sep 2015 Sun
To highlight the island’s best contemporary creative artistic talents, Singapore: Inside Out showcases an unusual experience of Singaporean culture.
322 Sep 2015 Tue
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ontinuing his quest to bring more American investment to India, and US officials say they will discuss reforms they would like to see New Delhi make in order for that to happen.
421 Jun 2015 Sun
Almost a tenth of the world's population does not have access to safe drinking water, and a third to the most basic sanitation.
510 Jun 2015 Wed
After 43 years in solitary confinement for killing a prison guard in a 1972 riot, Albert Woodfox may soon set foot outside prison, following a federal judge's ruling for his release.
602 Jun 2015 Tue
The 75 leaders, aged between 18 and 35, were all for fellows of this year's Young South East Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI), which tries and strengthens leadership development, and people-to-people links between Asia and the US.
728 May 2015 Thu
"If you corrupt our shores with your corrupt enterprise, whether that is through meetings or using our world-class financial system, you will be held accountable for that corruption. Nobody is above or beyond the law," said FBI Director James Comey.
828 May 2015 Thu
As attempts were made to recapture the city of Ramadi from Islamic State control, a spokesman for President Barack Obama said the US believes that the Iraqi army "can perform well on the battlefield".
922 May 2015 Fri
During his visit to Myanmar, US Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has stressed the region's responsibility to improve conditions in Bangladesh and Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to the minority Rohingyas, as thousands of them are stranded at sea.
1014 May 2015 Thu
US President Barack Obama faced a stinging rebuke from key members of his own party who announced they would block debate on his Trade Promotion Authority - a bill that would allow him to fast-track trade deals without lawmakers adding any amendments.