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Lights, camera, corona: Hollywood embraces the eclipse

LOS ANGELES: The sun is getting ready for its closeup. Producers of feature films and TV commercials will set up at key locations to capture what they hope will be unique scenes using the natural spectacle of Monday's total solar eclipse. For filmmakers, the most-coveted backdrops sit within the .....

Hong Kong Democrat Detained Over Torture Claims

Howard Lam Tsz-kin, a member of Hong Kong’s Democratic Party, gave a press conference last week in which he recounted being dragged into a car while shopping, violently attacked including having his legs stapled in cross formations 21 times, and dumped on a remote beach. Lam claimed that his a...

Man found dead at Teck Whye Crescent HDB block

SINGAPORE: A man in his 30s was found dead at Block 165A Teck Whye Crescent early on Wednesday morning (Aug 16).  The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident at 4.45am and sent an ambulance to the location. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.  Channel ......

WeChat, Weibo and Baidu Under Investigation

On Friday, the Cyberspace Administration of China announced that three popular social media platforms—Sina Weibo, WeChat, and Baidu Tieba—have all been placed under investigation for alleged violations of the country’s new cybersecurity law, saying that all three have hosted illegal content je...