Gabriel Lee pleaded guilty to culpable homicide after trying to decapitate his fiancee, Ms Elsie Lie, and killing her in the process.
Somalia's newly elected president on Thursday appointed the country director of British firm Soma Oil and Gas as the new prime minister, raising questions about possible conflicts of interest in the Horn of Africa country.
Pakistani real estate giant Rafi Group made a ten-fold profit last year from its sale of hundreds of acres of land in the remote fishing town of Gwadar, acquired soon after the government announced plans for a deep-sea port there.
Speaking at Channel NewsAsia's Singapore Budget Forum, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong says he understands the concerns many Singaporeans have over the water price increase.
Paul Clement's instant impact at Swansea City has been down to the manager's clarity of thought and keen eye for detail on the training ground, according to veteran midfielder Leon Britton.
Three conservative new members have been named to Israel's Supreme Court as part of what the ultranationalist justice minister said on Thursday was her push for a bench more representative of right-wing Israelis.
China's defence ministry on Thursday dismissed reports Chinese military vehicles were patrolling inside Afghanistan, saying the two countries were only carrying out counter-terrorism operations along their common border.
Malaysia is considering expelling North Korea's envoy to the Southeast Asian nation or shutting its embassy in Pyongyang, as tensions escalate over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the North's leader Kim Jong Un, a senior government official said.
Southampton defender Cedric Soares believes his experience of winning Euro 2016 with Portugal will help him handle the pressure of facing Manchester United in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday.
To help you win your office Oscar pool, Channel NewsAsia's Genevieve Loh breaks it all down.