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Commentary: Still paying off your housing loan at 65? Five rules to a happy retirement

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:51
There are five axioms to live by in ensuring retirement adequacy, says financial consultant Patrick Chang.

Barella, Kean score first Italy goals in win over Finland

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:30
Midfielder Nicolo Barella and forward Moise Kean scored their first international goals to give Italy a 2-0 win over Finland in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Saturday.

Clashes mark 19th weekend of French 'yellow vest' protests

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:25
Police and demonstrators clashed sporadically in Paris and other French cities on Saturday as "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government took place for a 19th consecutive weekend.

Nerveless Ramos gives Spain winning start

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:25
Spain captain Sergio Ramos scored another "Panenka" penalty to give his side a 2-1 home win over Norway on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier but it was a far from convincing display from Luis Enrique's side.

Maduro accuses US of financing mercenary 'plot' against him

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:24
President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday accused the United States of using frozen Venezuelan funds to bankroll mercenaries to assassinate him in a "plot" he said was directed by opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Knowing the right time to say goodbye to a pet through an animal hospice program

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:20
End-of-life decisions for animals are difficult. A veterinarian has developed a scale to help clear up the confusion.

Anderson wins in Miami after return from injury

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:15
South Africa's Kevin Anderson made a winning return to competition at the Miami Open with a hard-fought victory over rising Spaniard Jaume Munar on Saturday.

Are you using an asthma inhaler correctly to reap the full benefits of the drugs?

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:10
A new study suggest that many patients aren't waiting between puffs on their inhalers.

Formula One: How Valtteri Bottas rediscovered himself and why Ferrari need to do the same

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:10
MELBOURNE: The first race of the Formula One season is notorious for offering more questions than answers, and last Sunday's (Mar 17) Australian Grand Prix was no exception. Perhaps it shouldn't have been a surprise to see Mercedes romp away to a one-two victory, but the absence of Ferrari from ...

The 5Cs of housing that every Singaporean should know

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:10
Singaporeans are familiar with the 5Cs – cash, car, credit card, condominium and country club membership. But do we know the 5Cs of housing?

Last Day at Work: The aviation worker whose long journey through the ranks saw him eventually make it as airline captain

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:10
In the series where Channel NewsAsia profiles individuals leaving the workforce after long careers, Amir Yusof speaks to former Scoot pilot Chung Choon Yin who had to work hard to fulfill an ambition to become a captain.

World number one Osaka stunned by Hsieh in Miami

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:10
Japan's world number one Naomi Osaka was sent spinning to a crushing loss when Taiwan's 27th seeded Hsieh Su-wei defeated her in three absorbing sets at the Miami Open on Saturday.

Thailand votes in first election since 2014 coup, marking end to military rule

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:10
BANGKOK: Thailand heads to the polls on Sunday (Mar 24) in its first general election since the military coup in 2014.  Tens of millions of eligible voters are expected to turn up in force at polling stations nationwide, to be a part of their country's transition from military rule to democracy ...

Tennis: Osaka toppled by Hsieh in Miami Open third round

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:01
Naomi Osaka crashed out of the third round of the WTA and ATP Miami Open on Saturday as Hsieh Su-Wei exacted revenge for a painful Australian Open defeat with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 victory.

Football: Ramos helps Spain edge Norway, Kean stars for Italy

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:00
Sergio Ramos scored a second-half penalty to help Spain beat a spirited Norway 2-1 on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier, while teenage striker Moise Kean netted in Italy's win over Finland.

Druze protest Trump's backing of Israeli sovereignty on Golan

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:44
Dozens of Druze Arabs, some carrying Syrian flags and pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, gathered on the Golan Heights on Saturday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s support for Israeli sovereignty over the territory.

Traffic-choked Jakarta to inaugurate mass rapid transit system

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:43
Indonesia's capital will inaugurate its first mass rapid transit system on Sunday, a $1.1 billion project seen as crucial to tackling some of the world's worst traffic congestion.

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open with knee injury

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:00
REUTERS: Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open with a left knee injury, tournament officials said on Saturday. It is the second consecutive WTA event in which the American has been unable to continue, after her retirement from last week's tournament in Indian Wells with a viral illness ...

Turkish watchdogs to probe JP Morgan after lira plunge

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 03:42
Turkey's banking watchdog has launched an investigation into JP Morgan over complaints about a report it published on Friday, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.

Football: McCarthy begins second Ireland spell with nervy Gibraltar win

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 03:19
Mick McCarthy made an inauspicious start to his second stint in charge of the Republic of Ireland as his team laboured to a 1-0 Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Gibraltar on Saturday.