• VIDEO: News In A Minute: Monday, Oct 5

    Today's top news headlines: Singapore consumers owe $288.4m in overdue unsecured debt, new mangroves will be planted at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserves and a boy on a kick scooter nearly gets hit by a car. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=credit card debt,Keyword:Detail=credit bureau,Keyword:Detail=overdue unsecured debt,Keyword:Detail=mangroves,Keyword:Detail=sungei buloh wetland reserves,Keyword:Detail=kick scooter

    VIDEO: Turning Point: Sleeping at void decks woke her up

    Spending her nights at beaches and void decks, Rohaishah Hamid struggled with school to fulfil her passion in the arts. Keyword:Detail=Rohaishah Hamid,Keyword:Detail=it changed my life,Content:Type=News Singapore

    VIDEO: Re-imagining Haw Par Villa

    After 78 years, the once vibrant hues of the statues and dioramas at Haw Par Villa are now weathered and worn. But new plans are in place to revive the attraction back to its former glory. Keyword:Detail=tour operator journeys,Keyword:Detail=haw par villa,Keyword:Detail=stb,Keyword:Detail=singapore tourism board,Content:Type=News Singapore

    VIDEO: Indonesia haze persists as resources run dry

    Forest fires in Indonesia continue to spread, as efforts to quell the flames and resulting haze are hampered by a lack of resources. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=indonesia,Keyword:Detail=forest fires,Keyword:Detail=haze,Keyword:Detail=air pollution

    VIDEO: Typhoon Mujigae lashes southern China

    Typhoon Mujigae sweeps through southern China, leaving at least six people dead and hundreds injured, state media reports. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=Typhoon Mujigae,Keyword:Detail=hainan,Keyword:Detail=guangdong,Keyword:Detail=guangxi

    VIDEO: Woolly mammoth unearthed in Michigan field

    A Michigan farmer makes an astonishing discovery when he unearths the remains of a prehistoric woolly mammoth while digging in a soy field. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=prehistoric woolly mammoth,Keyword:Detail=michigan,Keyword:Detail=farmer,Keyword:Detail=soy field

    VIDEO: Russia cannot fight IS and also support Assad in Syria: Britain

    British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Russian support for Syria's Assad will drive all opposition groups into the hands of Islamic State. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=al assad,Keyword:Detail=British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond,Keyword:Detail=is,Keyword:Detail=isis,Keyword:Detail=isil

    VIDEO: Anger over Afghan hospital strike

    The White House promises a full account after a hospital near Kunduz was his, possibly by US forces carrying out air strikes. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=afghanistan,Keyword:Detail=kunduz,Keyword:Detail=hospital strike

    VIDEO: Germany marks 25 years of unity

    As Germany celebrates 25 years of reunification, Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany cannot solve the current refugee crisis alone. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=Chancellor Angela Merkel,Keyword:Detail=germany reunification,Keyword:Detail=east germany,Keyword:Detail=west germany

    VIDEO: Medical examiner finds Oregon shooter died by suicide

    The cause of death of the gunman who killed nine people in the Oregon college massacre was suicide, according to the medical examiner. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=oregon mass shooting,Keyword:Detail=oregon shooter,Keyword:Detail=umpqua community college,Keyword:Detail=roseburg,Keyword:Detail=christopher harper-mercer

    VIDEO: Pope calls for welcoming Church but no gay marriage

    Pope Francis reaffirms Catholic opposition to gay marriage as he opens a three-week gathering of bishops, but says the Church has to show love and understanding towards all. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=pope francis,Keyword:Detail=gay marriage,Keyword:Detail=catholic church,Keyword:Detail=gay priest

    VIDEO: Flash floods kill at least 13 on French Riviera

    Flooding caused by torrential rain along a part of the French Riviera kills 13 people according to authorities. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=french riviera,Keyword:Detail=flood,Keyword:Detail=torrential rain

    VIDEO: Tsipras: Greece must stick to programme to exit bailout

    Greece's recently re-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras calls for the swift implementation of the bailout program he signed in July, as a new parliament is sworn in. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=greece,Keyword:Detail=bailout,Keyword:Detail=grexit,Keyword:Detail=alexis tsipras,Keyword:Detail=greek prime minister

    VIDEO: Portuguese go to polls, may re-elect austerity-minded government

    Voting takes place in Portugal's general election, as opinion polls suggested the Prime Minister's centre-right ruling coalition could win by a slight margin. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=portugal election,Keyword:Detail=austerity,Keyword:Detail=general election

    VIDEO: Vatican sacks priest after he comes out as gay

    Polish priest Krzysztof Charamsa is dismissed from his post at the Vatican after coming out as gay, ahead of a major meeting of world bishops to discuss issues relating to the family. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=Krzysztof Charamsa,Keyword:Detail=gay priest,Keyword:Detail=catholic church,Keyword:Detail=vatican city

    VIDEO: Hopes fade for Guatemala landslide missing

    Hopes are fading that any more people will be found alive beneath the debris of the Guatemala landslide. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=Guatemala landslide ,Keyword:Detail=survivor,Keyword:Detail=search and rescue

    VIDEO: Palestinian kills two in Jerusalem, then shot dead

    A Palestinian man stabs and kills two people in Jerusalem's Old City before being shot dead by police. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=palestine,Keyword:Detail=israel,Keyword:Detail=jerusalem old city

    VIDEO: The Martian skyrockets to top of box office

    Critics praise director Ridley Scott for The Martian which lifts-off at the box office with US$55 million, and Hotel Transylvania 2 holds steady at second place. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=us box office,Keyword:Detail=the martian,Keyword:Detail=ridley scott,Keyword:Detail=matt damon,Keyword:Detail=Hotel Transylvania 2

    VIDEO: Life jackets, containers and oil found in search for missing cargo ship

    US Coast Guard crews searching hurricane-battered waters for missing cargo ship El Faro find more debris and an oil sheen, one day after finding a life ring that came from the ship. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=missing cargo ship,Keyword:Detail=us coast guard,Keyword:Detail=el faro

    VIDEO: Singapore's new Cabinet sworn-in

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Cabinet was sworn-in at the Istana on Thursday, paving the way for a new chapter of the Singapore story. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=prime minister,Keyword:Detail=cabinet,Keyword:Detail=swearing-in ceremony,Keyword:Detail=lee hsien loong,Keyword:Detail=istana

    VIDEO: Cabby saves man from burning car

    Taxi driver Weng Dianlai, 58, saved the life of a 27-year-old who fell asleep behind the wheel on Thursday night. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=taxi driver,Keyword:Detail=good samaritan

    VIDEO: Extent of Indonesian haze shown in drone video

    The extent of toxic air pollution caused by forest fires in Indonesia is shown in drone footage. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=indonesian haze,Keyword:Detail=drone video,Keyword:Detail=forest fires,Keyword:Detail=air pollution

    VIDEO: Obama says thoughts and prayers after Oregon mass shooting aren't enough

    President Obama says the US is the only advanced country that sees mass shootings so routinely and it is why the nation needs new gun laws. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=oregon shooting,Keyword:Detail=us president barack obama,Keyword:Detail=gun control,Keyword:Detail=mass shooting

    VIDEO: Vigil for US college shooting victims

    A vigil's been taking place in the US town of Roseburg where a gunman went on a deadly rampage at a college. Keyword:Detail=umpqua community college,Keyword:Detail=roseburg,Keyword:Detail=mass shooting,Keyword:Detail=oregon shooting,Content:Type=News World

    VIDEO: Sheriff says 10 fatalities, 7 injuries in Oregon college shooting

    Oregon sheriff says the investigation into a community college shooter and his motives remains ongoing. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=oregon shooting,Keyword:Detail=umpqua community college,Keyword:Detail=portland

    VIDEO: Migrant found in trunk, trying to enter Spain

    Spanish police discover a migrant hidden in the trunk of a car coming from Morocco. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=spain,Keyword:Detail=migrant,Keyword:Detail=trunk,Keyword:Detail=morocco

    VIDEO: Hurricane Joaquin strengthens, East Coast at risk

    Preparations are underway up and down the East Coast as Hurricane Joaquin strengthens in the Atlantic. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=hurricne joaquin,Keyword:Detail=east coast,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=usa

    VIDEO: Afghan president praises security forces for retaking Kunduz

    Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks of "good news" for the people of Kunduz, but fighting continues as the Taleban are holed up in houses around the strategic northern city. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=afghanistan,Keyword:Detail=kunduz,Keyword:Detail=taleban

    VIDEO: Scary glass bridge opens in China

    China's first high-altitude glass bridge opens to tourists in central Hunan province. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=glass bridge,Keyword:Detail=hunan province,Keyword:Detail=Brave Men's Bridge,Keyword:Detail=Shiniuzhai National Geological park

    VIDEO: Asia tycoon Li in war of words with Beijing

    Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is on the defensive after Chinese state media slammed him for pulling some business out of mainland China. Targeting Li has other tycoons wary they could be next. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=li ka-shing,Keyword:Detail=hong kong billionaire

    VIDEO: Banksy mural sells for US$137k at LA auction

    A mural painted on a factory wall in Detroit by famous graffiti artist Bansky sells for more than US$137,000 at a Los Angeles auction. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=banksy,Keyword:Detail=graffiti,Keyword:Detail=action,Keyword:Detail=detriot

    VIDEO: Busan International Film Festival celebrates 20 years

    International stars walk the red carpet at the South Korean film festival. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=busan international film festival,Keyword:Detail=biff,Keyword:Detail=south korea

    VIDEO: Volkswagen seeks to boost finances

    Volkswagen is looking to cut costs and boost cash flow and could sell more shares if the cost of clearing up a scandal over its rigging of diesel emissions tests put its credit rating at risk. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=volkswagen,Keyword:Detail=emission scandal

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Thursday, Oct 1

    Today's top news headlines: Two new town councils created, Jover Chew's four accomplices plead guilty, and pupils take PSLE with haze in unhealthy band. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=jover chew,Keyword:Detail=town councils,Keyword:Detail=psle,Keyword:Detail=haze

    VIDEO: Singapore's population in brief

    Singapore's total population grew by some 1.2 per cent from 5.47 million in June last year to 5.54 million as of June this year. There were increases in the number of citizen marriages, fertility rates and the number of Singaporean births, but the number of working citizens for every Singaporeans aged 65 and above declined. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=singapore population,Keyword:Detail=singaporeans,Keyword:Detail=new citizens,Keyword:Detail=permanent residents,Keyword:Detail=marriages,Keyword:Detail=births,Keyword:Detail=total fertility rate,Keyword:Detail=tfr

    VIDEO: Pope secretly met with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

    The lawyer for the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue gay marriage licenses says Pope Francis secretly met with Kim Davis during his visit to the US. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=pope francis,Keyword:Detail=kim davis,Keyword:Detail=gay marriage

    VIDEO: Pope: trip to US & Cuba an 'emblematic journey'

    Pope Francis calls on Cuba to 'open to the world' and for the world to open to Cuba, during a general audience at the Vatican, his first since returning from his historic trip to Cuba and the United States. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=pope francis,Keyword:Detail=vatican,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=cuba

    VIDEO: Georgia executes first woman in 70 years

    Despite last-minute appeals from the Pope, Kelly Gissendaner died by lethal injection Wednesday, marking the first time in 70 years Georgia has carried out a death sentence on a woman. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=georgia,Keyword:Detail=kelly gissendaner,Keyword:Detail=death row,Keyword:Detail=executed,Keyword:Detail=pope francis

    VIDEO: Kunduz residents flee fighting

    People living in the northern Afghan town of Kunduz evacuate after days of fighting as lawmakers call for President Ghani's resignation. Keyword:Detail=taleban,Keyword:Detail=afghanistan,Keyword:Detail=kunduz,Content:Type=News World

    VIDEO: Trump says would send Syrian refugees in US back if elected

    GOP presidential candidate also says Putin and Assad don't respect Obama. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=republican presidential candidate,Keyword:Detail=donald trump,Keyword:Detail=syrian refugees

    VIDEO: US questions targets of Russian air strikes in Syria

    Russia says its air strikes in Syria are targeting Islamic State camps, but the US says the strikes are hitting areas held by western-backed opponents of Syrian President Assad. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=air strikes,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=isis,Keyword:Detail=isil

    VIDEO: Palestinians celebrate raising of flag at UN

    Palestinians celebrate the raising of their flag at United Nations headquarters in New York, and call for recognition at all international institutions. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=palestinian flag,Keyword:Detail=palestine,Keyword:Detail=united nations

    VIDEO: Uber under siege in Europe

    Uber says proposed new regulations could all but put it out of business in London. It comes in the same week the taxi app faced a police raid in Amsterdam, and a court appearance in Paris. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=uber,Keyword:Detail=london transport authority,Keyword:Detail=black cabs,Keyword:Detail=taxis

    VIDEO: Brutal quarter for stocks

    Stocks posted their worst quarter since 2011, but had sharp gains on the closing session. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=us stocks,Keyword:Detail=wall street

    VIDEO: Ralph Lauren hires Gap exec as replacement

    Ralph Lauren stock soared and Gap shares took a hit a day after news that a top Gap executive would take over for the retiring Ralph Lauren. Content:Type=News Business,Keyword:Detail=ralph lauren,Keyword:Detail=stefan larsson,Keyword:Detail=new ceo

    VIDEO: Ex-girlfriend of actor Jim Carrey dead in suspected suicide

    Actor Jim Carrey said he was 'shocked and deeply saddened' on Tuesday by the apparent suicide of a former girlfriend. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=jim carrey,Keyword:Detail=ex-girlfriend,Keyword:Detail=cathriona white,Keyword:Detail=drug overdose,Keyword:Detail=suicide

    VIDEO: Dries Van Noten unveils clashing collection

    Belgian designer Dries Van Noten introduced his ready-to-wear Spring/Summer collection in Paris designed for the woman who 'wears and dares.' Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=dries van noten,Keyword:Detail=fashion week,Keyword:Detail=paris

    VIDEO: New trailer emerges for The Revenant

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy face off in new trailer for The Revenant from acclaimed director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=the revenant,Keyword:Detail=leonardo dicaprio,Keyword:Detail=tom hardy,Keyword:Detail=alejandro gonzalez inarritu

    VIDEO: Bill Cosby accused of 3 more sexual assaults as deposition looms

    Three more women step forward to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Keyword:Detail=bill cosby,Keyword:Detail=sexual assault

    VIDEO: First 10 womb transplants in the UK approved

    After a successful womb transplant operation took place in Sweden last year, 10 British women without wombs will also be given a chance to undergo the operation in a clinical trial. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=womb transplant,Keyword:Detail=clinical trial