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18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Zhuang Zedong, key to China-US ping-pong diplomacy, dies at 73

Zhuang Zedong's gift of a painting of the Huangshang mountains to American player Glen Cowan in 1971 led to a US tour of China later that year, and preceded the historic visit of then president Richard Nixon in 1972.

Zhuang Zedong's gift of a painting of the Huangshang mountains to American player Glen Cowan in 1971 led to a US tour of China later that year, and preceded the historic visit of then president Richard Nixon in 1972.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:48PM
Australian faces Singapore caning for plane row

An Australian man is facing a caning in Singapore after being accused of swearing during an argument on Tiger Airways flight. Bruce Griffiths, 47, had entered into a loud argument with another man on an overnight flight from Perth. 

 

An Australian man is facing a caning in Singapore after being accused of swearing during an argument on Tiger Airways flight. Bruce Griffiths, 47, had entered into a loud argument with another man on an overnight flight from Perth. 

 

23 Jan 2013 - 12:37PM
18 Feb 2013 - 2:01PM
Socialite accuses Petreaus mistress of blackmail

Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite involved in the scandal that led to David Petraeus’ resignation as CIA director, said Paula Broadwell tried to “blackmail" her.

Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite involved in the scandal that led to David Petraeus’ resignation as CIA director, said Paula Broadwell tried to “blackmail" her.

23 Jan 2013 - 12:56PM
28 Jan 2013 - 11:34AM