Stories By Lorna Shaddick
110 Apr 2015 Fri
Members of the Iranian community in the US are hopeful that a permanent nuclear deal can be struck before the Jun 30 deadline, paving the way for sanctions on Iran to be lifted.
226 Mar 2015 Thu
A book of condolences for Singapore's founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has been set up at the US Capitol, in the offices of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, for lawmakers to pay their respects.
324 Mar 2015 Tue
Singaporeans and diplomats of various nationalities stop to pay tribute to Mr Lee, who was instrumental in helping the Obama administration make a key policy shift towards the Asia Pacific.
412 Mar 2015 Thu
British Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon met his new US counterpart, Ashton Carter, in Washingon DC. He urged solidarity in the face of threats from Islamic State and other terror groups.
510 Feb 2015 Tue
US President Barack Obama is giving diplomatic efforts to resolve the Ukraine crisis another chance. He has been considering providing lethal weapons to Ukraine, but after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington, he said he will "wait and see".
609 Feb 2015 Mon
Young, glamorous female radio announcers, all seemingly alike - but which of them is the American propaganda broadcaster known as Tokyo Rose? Miwa Yanagi's new play - Zero Hour: Tokyo Rose’s Last Tape - hopes to shed some light on the life of Japanese-American women during World War II.
727 Jan 2015 Tue
Across the US, traditional shopping malls have record numbers of empty stores inside them and are closing at an alarming rate. But a new kind of development appears to be taking their place.