Singapore

Evaluating the Urban-Rural Wealth Gap

The hukou, or household registration, system has long divided China’s urban and rural residents, by limiting where people can live and what services they can access in places they move to. The government has promised to reform the system, which has created endemic inequalities between living s...

Central Chile hit by 7.1-magnitude quake: USGS

SANTIAGO: A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake rattled central Chile on Monday (Apr 24), near the capital Santiago, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, which struck at 6.30pm (5.30am Singapore time), was centred off the coast of the resort city of Valparaiso and had a depth of 9.8 kilometres ......