Singapore shrouded in smog as haze returns to SE Asia

Legco elections explained in three minutes: how Hong Kong’s system works

Three die in crossbow attack in Toronto

China sends lighthouse watchmen to work in South China Sea

Singapore shrouded in smog as haze returns to SE Asia

August 26, 2016

Acrid smog blankets Singapore as the city-state is hit by the year’s first major outbreak of haze, an annual crisis sparked by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia. (Photo: AFP)

Legco elections explained in three minutes: how Hong Kong’s system works

August 23, 2016

Confused by the difference between functional and geographical constituencies? Want to know the difference between the three aspects of polling - and why one is seen as undemocratic? Our explainer will get you up to speed before Hong Kong goes to the polls on September 4.

Three die in crossbow attack in Toronto

August 26, 2016

Toronto police are investigating the deaths of three people who appeared to have been injured by a crossbow bolt.

China sends lighthouse watchmen to work in South China Sea

August 25, 2016

The Spratlys Island known as Nansha in China is where Beijing has rapidly turned reefs into artificial islands, with facilities capable of military use, including extensive runways. Recently, China sent a first batch of six lighthouse watchmen to work in the disputed South China Sea.