• VIDEO: Singapore's Cat Island

    Since 2011, the SPCA has been active in keeping the cat population at bay on St John's Island. We follow them on their last trip to the island to trap, neuter and release cats in a bid to control the kitty population. content:type=News,content:category=General,content:category=Home,location:region=Singapore,content:group=Singapore Now,keyword:detail=cats,keyword:detail=pets,keyword:detail=strays

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Tuesday, October 21

    Today's top news headlines: Singapore named top travel destination by Lonely Planet, blogger accused of implying that courts are biased against homosexuality, and Singapore contributes US$150,000 to fight ebola. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=lonely planet,Keyword:Detail=top travel destination,Keyword:Detail=alex au,Keyword:Detail=yawning bread,Keyword:Detail=ebola

    VIDEO: Tennis fun served up at the WTA Finals fan zone

    While the pros serve up some tennis action inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium, tennis fans have their fun outside the arena at the WTA Finals fan zone. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Tennis,Keyword:Detail=wta finals,Keyword:Detail=fan zone,Keyword:Detail=indoor stadium

    VIDEO: Equal representation not based on numbers: CY Leung

    Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung explains comments ahead of planned talks between pro-democracy demonstrators and government officials. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Keyword:Detail=politics,Keyword:Detail=hong kong,Keyword:Detail=leung chun ying,Keyword:Detail=cy leung,Keyword:Detail=pro-democracy,Keyword:Detail=protest,Keyword:Detail=mong kok,Keyword:Detail=occupy central,Keyword:Detail=working class,Keyword:Detail=beijing,Keyword:Detail=china

    VIDEO: Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

    Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=fashion,Keyword:Detail=designer,Keyword:Detail=oscar de la renta,Keyword:Detail=hollywood,Keyword:Detail=nancy reagan,Keyword:Detail=laura bush,Keyword:Detail=cancer

    VIDEO: Apple Pay goes live

    Apple launches an ambitious new mobile service, Apple Pay, which aims to change the way consumers pay for goods and services, doing away with cash and traditional credit cards. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Location:Region=Americas,Keyword:Detail=apple,Keyword:Detail=apple pay,Keyword:Detail=payment service,Keyword:Detail=iphone,Keyword:Detail=credit card,Content:Category=Phone

    VIDEO: Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

    Nigeria is declared Ebola free and its robust campaign to contain Ebola's spread is set to become an example for other West African nations ravaged by the virus. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Africa,Content:Category=Health,Keyword:Detail=nigeria,Keyword:Detail=ebola free,Keyword:Detail=west africa,Keyword:Detail=liberia,Keyword:Detail=sierra leone,Keyword:Detail=guinea,Keyword:Detail=world health organisation,Keyword:Detail=who

    VIDEO: Rescue efforts in Nepal wind down

    Nepal's government says it is winding down its rescue operations around the popular Himalayan trekking route that was hit by a blizzard last week, killing 40, and leaving many unaccounted for. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Keyword:Detail=nepal,Keyword:Detail=rescue,Keyword:Detail=victims,Keyword:Detail=blizzard,Keyword:Detail=mount everest,Keyword:Detail=trekking

    VIDEO: Sweden says reports of foreign submarine in its waters are credible

    Sweden says reports of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm's archipelago are credible, in an underwater hunt that has reawakened memories of the Cold War. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=sweden,Keyword:Detail=submarine,Keyword:Detail=baltic sea,Keyword:Detail=military,Keyword:Detail=soviet

    VIDEO: Spanish Ebola nurse clear of Ebola

    The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests in a Madrid hospital appears to have overcome the deadly disease, according to the government; her husband says in a video statement that the country's handling of the crisis was 'lousy'. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=spanish nurse,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=clear,Keyword:Detail=madrid,Keyword:Detail=teresa romero,Keyword:Detail=spain

    VIDEO: US John Kerry meets new Indonesian President Joko Widodo

    US Secretary of State John Kerry meets new Indonesian President in an effort to strengthen ties with the world's largest Muslim country. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=SE Asia,Keyword:Detail=john kerry,Keyword:Detail=joko widodo,Keyword:Detail=jokowi,Keyword:Detail=indonesia,Keyword:Detail=president

    VIDEO: Jokowi takes over Indonesian presidency

    World leaders attend inauguration ceremony of new Indonesian president. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=SE Asia,Keyword:Detail=politics,Keyword:Detail=joko widodo,Keyword:Detail=jokowi,Keyword:Detail=president,Keyword:Detail=susilo bambang yudhoyono

    VIDEO: Cyclist throws his bicycle at car

    Caught on camera. An angry cyclist throws his bicycle at a car. content:type=stomp,content:category=singapore seen,location:region=singapore,keyword:detail=road rage,keyword:detail=cycling,keyword:detail=bike,keyword:detail=bicycle

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Monday, October 20

    Today's top news headlines: Fewer BTO flats in 2015, more expensive to eat at hawker centres now and Sri Thendayuthapani Temple is Singapore's 67th national monument. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=build to order,Keyword:Detail=flat,Keyword:Detail=bto,Keyword:Detail=hawker centre,Keyword:Detail=sri thendayuthapani temple,Keyword:Detail=national monument

    VIDEO: What's next for tennis star Li Na

    Li Na, the first Asian to win a Grand Slam, talks about life after retiring from tennis, her husband and who she thinks will win the WTA finals. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Tennis,Keyword:Detail=li na,Keyword:Detail=china,Keyword:Detail=tennis,Keyword:Detail=grand slam,Keyword:Detail=retire,Keyword:Detail=wta finals

    VIDEO: Deadly Himalayan blizzard caught on camera

    The British survivor of a deadly Himalayan blizzard says hikers on Nepal's Annapurna trail were unnecessarily “led to their death.” Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=nepal,Keyword:Detail=blizzard,Keyword:Detail=missing,Keyword:Detail=himalayas,Keyword:Detail=search and rescue,Keyword:Detail=survivor

    VIDEO: Hopes fade for 40 missing after Nepal blizzard

    Villagers join an intensive search by Nepal's army and government officials for as many as 40 people missing after an unseasonal blizzard killed 39. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=nepal,Keyword:Detail=blizzard,Keyword:Detail=missing,Keyword:Detail=search and rescue,Keyword:Detail=himalayas

    VIDEO: Hong Kong police, protesters face-off

    Police monitor pro-democracy demonstrators occupying the streets of Mong Kok, after violent clashes erupted early in the day. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=hong kong,Keyword:Detail=china,Keyword:Detail=protest,Keyword:Detail=democracy,Keyword:Detail=mong kok,Keyword:Detail=free election

    VIDEO: U2's Bono says glaucoma is reason for trademark sunglasses

    U2 frontman Bono tells Graham Norton why he wears his now iconic sunglasses -- glaucoma. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Music,Keyword:Detail=u2,Keyword:Detail=bono,Keyword:Detail=sunglasses,Keyword:Detail=glaucoma

    VIDEO: Prosecutors want Pistorius in jail for at least 10 years

    Prosecutors call for Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Africa,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=oscar pistorius,Keyword:Detail=blade runner,Keyword:Detail=paralympic,Keyword:Detail=murder,Keyword:Detail=reeva steenkamp,Keyword:Detail=jail

    VIDEO: Philippine militants free two German hostages

    Al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants in the Philippines released two German hostages. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=philippines,Keyword:Detail=german hostage,Keyword:Detail=al qaeda,Keyword:Detail=islamist militant,Keyword:Detail=free

    VIDEO: Obama says Ebola travel ban could make things worse

    US President Barack Obama uses his weekly address to discuss the misinformation on Ebola and what the US is doing to combat the deadly virus. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=barack obama,Keyword:Detail=usa,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=travel ban,Keyword:Detail=virus

    VIDEO: Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

    Police searching for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham say they've found human remains, weeks after the college sophomore disappeared from her Virginia campus. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=hannah graham,Keyword:Detail=virginia,Keyword:Detail=university,Keyword:Detail=sophomore,Keyword:Detail=missing,Keyword:Detail=search

    VIDEO: Cruise ship returns to port with passenger testing negative for Ebola

    A health care worker who kept herself in isolation while onboard a cruise ship tests negative for Ebola. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=cruise ship,Keyword:Detail=texas,Keyword:Detail=usa,Keyword:Detail=africa,Keyword:Detail=health care,Keyword:Detail=isolation

    VIDEO: Church should not fear change, pope says at close of Bishop's gathering

    Pope Francis closes an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying the Church should not be afraid of change and new challenges. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=pope francis,Keyword:Detail=roman catholic,Keyword:Detail=bishop,Keyword:Detail=gay,Keyword:Detail=homosexuality,Keyword:Detail=lgbt

    VIDEO: Catholic bishops drop moves to accept gays

    Roman Catholic bishops reverse a historic acceptance of gay people, drawing mixed reactions in the Philippines. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=roman catholic,Keyword:Detail=bishop,Keyword:Detail=gay,Keyword:Detail=philippines,Keyword:Detail=lgbt

    VIDEO: Brad Pitt's "The Fury" set to top box office

    Brad' Pitt's World War II drama "Fury" tops the the North American box office this weekend while holdover "Gone Girl" takes in another 19 million dollars. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Movies,Keyword:Detail=brad pitt,Keyword:Detail=fury,Keyword:Detail=box office,Keyword:Detail=gone girl,Keyword:Detail=world war two,Keyword:Detail=usa

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Friday, October 17

    Today's top news headlines: The M1 hotline was diverted to the police's 999, Changi Airport's Terminal 1 carpark is closed temporarily, and Cecilia Cheung is spotted with a 'new man'. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=changi airport,Keyword:Detail=m1,Keyword:Detail=police,Keyword:Detail=999,Keyword:Detail=carpark,Keyword:Detail=closed,Keyword:Detail=cecilia cheung

    VIDEO: George Yeo: World is going through "destructive phase"

    Former Foreign Minister George Yeo said the world is going through a period of change but Singapore is in a good position to navigate it. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=george yeo,Keyword:Detail=foreign minister,Keyword:Detail=lee kuan yew school of public policy,Keyword:Detail=anniversary,Keyword:Detail=social media

    VIDEO: Interview with tennis star Ana Ivanovic

    Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Tennis,Keyword:Detail=wta finals,Keyword:Detail=ana ivanovic,Keyword:Detail=serbia,Keyword:Detail=national stadium,Keyword:Detail=indoor stadium,Keyword:Detail=sports hub

    VIDEO: Students get tips from tennis pros

    Professional tennis players Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic give a tennis clinic to ahead of next week's WTA Finals. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=ana ivanovic,Keyword:Detail=simona halep,Keyword:Detail=caroline wozniacki,Keyword:Detail=ri,Keyword:Detail=raffles institution,Keyword:Detail=adidas,Keyword:Detail=clinic,Content:Category=Tennis

    VIDEO: Supper with Christopher de Souza

    Christopher de Souza is the third backbencher to come up with an entirely new bill, and the first to do so in 19 years. He talks about the Prevention of Human Trafficking Bill which will be debated in Parliament next month. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=supper club,Keyword:Detail=christopher de souza,Keyword:Detail=human trafficking bill

    VIDEO: Thai surrogate mother wants to keep baby

    Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=SE Asia,Keyword:Detail=thailand,Keyword:Detail=surrogate,Keyword:Detail=ivf clinic

    VIDEO: Singapore's first state visit to the UK

    President Tony Tan Keng Yam is the first Singapore head of state to receive Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's invite to Buckingham Palace for Singapore's first ever state visit to the UK. keyword:detail=state visit,keyword:detail=uk,content:type=Lifestyle,location:region=Singapore,keyword:detail=singapore,content:category=Travel

    VIDEO: Apple - yawn - unveils slimmer iPad

    It wasn't the wildest of times, but Apple unveiled a slimmer iPad and also a new mini iPad not much bigger than the new iPhone 6 plus. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Phone,Content:Category=Tablet,Keyword:Detail=ipad air 2,Keyword:Detail=ipad mini,Keyword:Detail=apple,Keyword:Detail=iphone 6,Keyword:Detail=smartphone,Keyword:Detail=tim cook,Keyword:Detail=stephen colbert

    VIDEO: Brazilian man 'confesses to killing 39'

    Police in Brazil say they have arrested a man who confessed to killing 39 people over the course of three years. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Courts & Crime,Keyword:Detail=brazilian man,Keyword:Detail=confess,Keyword:Detail=kill,Keyword:Detail=murder,Keyword:Detail=39 people,Keyword:Detail=Thiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha

    VIDEO: Four more suspected Ebola cases in Spain

    Another four people in Spain have been hospitalised, suspected of having the Ebola virus. Content:Type=News World,Content:Category=Health,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=spain,Keyword:Detail=madrid,Keyword:Detail=air france,Keyword:Detail=spanish nurse,Keyword:Detail=west africa

    VIDEO: New Orient Express connects Hungary to Iran

    A luxury train runs from Budapest to Tehran reminding passengers of the days of the Orient Express. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Location:Region=Middle East,Keyword:Detail=orient express,Keyword:Detail=train,Keyword:Detail=hungary,Keyword:Detail=ira,Keyword:Detail=budapest,Keyword:Detail=tehran,Keyword:Detail=istanbul,Keyword:Detail=turkey

    VIDEO: Fall detector for the elderly speeds up emergency alerts

    A wearable device that sets off an alert when it detects a fall has been developed to give elderly people reassurance that emergency services will be contacted instantaneously if they suffer an accident. Called FATE, or FAll DeTector for the Elderly, the device uses technology similar to airbags in cars which are triggered when sudden acceleration is detected. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=spain,Keyword:Detail=fall detector,Keyword:Detail=elderly

    VIDEO: Rivers died from oxygen deprivation, Pitt premieres Fury

    The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Joan Rivers died of a "predictable complication of medical therapy," Brad Pitt premieres Fury, and Neil Patrick Harris is named next year's Oscars host. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Movies,Content:Category=Television,Keyword:Detail=joan rivers,Keyword:Detail=brad pitt,Keyword:Detail=fury,Keyword:Detail=shia labeouf,Keyword:Detail=elizabeth pena,Keyword:Detail=neil patrick harris,Keyword:Detail=oscars,Keyword:Detail=academy awards

    VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris teams up with Oscar

    The actor has been named host of the 87th Academy Awards. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Movies,Keyword:Detail=neil patrick harris,Keyword:Detail=academy awards,Keyword:Detail=oscars,Keyword:Detail=host,Keyword:Detail=hollywood

    VIDEO: US still opposed to West Africa travel ban

    Spokesman Josh Earnest says White House remains opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa, says "we want to keep those lines of transportation open." Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Location:Region=Africa,Content:Category=Health,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=usa,Keyword:Detail=west africa,Keyword:Detail=travel ban

    VIDEO: Putin attends Belgrade liberation parade

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belgrade. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=vladimir,Keyword:Detail=putin,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=moscow,Keyword:Detail=military parade,Keyword:Detail=belgrade

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Thursday, October 16

    Vehicle growth rate cut to 0.25 per cent from 0.5 per cent; fashion retailer Forever21 apologises to Gurmit Singh's daughter over offensive music; dummy anti-tank weapons found by the roadside. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=coe,Keyword:Detail=cars,Keyword:Detail=certificate of entitlement,Keyword:Detail=forever21,Keyword:Detail=gurmit singh,Keyword:Detail=daughter,Keyword:Detail=open letter,Keyword:Detail=anti-tank weapon,Keyword:Detail=dummy,Keyword:Detail=matador,Keyword:Detail=saf

    VIDEO: Eateries ban doesn't solve parking problem

    The Urban Redevelopment Authority has banned seven new spots from setting up additional restaurants to prevent parking problems from getting worse, but business owners feel that it doesn't solve the problem. Content:Type=News Singapore,Keyword:Detail=ura,Keyword:Detail=urban redevelopment authority,Keyword:Detail=ban,Keyword:Detail=restaurant,Keyword:Detail=eatery,Keyword:Detail=kampong glam,Keyword:Detail=kampong bahru

    VIDEO: Maria Sharapova launches candy line in Singapore

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova is not just in Singapore for the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals. She also took time off the courts to launch her candy line Sugarpova at Robinsons The Heeren on Wednesday evening. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=maria sharapova,Keyword:Detail=tennis,Content:Category=Tennis,Keyword:Detail=wta finals,Keyword:Detail=sports hub

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Wednesday, October 15

    Sing50 mega concert will feature Singapore's 50 most iconic songs; 29 arrested for various offences in 17-hour joint operation; FairPrice steps up efforts to reduce food wastage. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=sing50,Keyword:Detail=sg50,Keyword:Detail=concert,Keyword:Detail=songs,Keyword:Detail=sting operation,Keyword:Detail=fairprice,Keyword:Detail=supermarket,Keyword:Detail=food waste

    VIDEO: 2014's Cultural Medallion recipients

    Tamil poet KTM Iqbal, theatre director Alvin Tan and sculptor Chong Fah Cheong have been recognised for their contributions to Singaporean arts. The Cultural Medallion recipients share what drives their passion all these years and which works they would gladly that the "blame" for. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Visual Arts,Content:Category=Theatre,Keyword:Detail=ktm iqbal,Keyword:Detail=alvin tan,Keyword:Detail=chong fah cheong,Keyword:Detail=cultural medallion

    VIDEO: At least 20 dead in Nepal blizzard

    Guides, hikers amongst the dead after unseasonal blizzard kills at least 20. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Keyword:Detail=nepal,Keyword:Detail=blizzard,Keyword:Detail=snow storm,Keyword:Detail=search and rescue,Keyword:Detail=trekking

    VIDEO: Lawyers in Malaysia protest against Sedition Act

    Malaysia lawyers stage a protest walk to demonstrate against Sedition Act following surge in sedition charges. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=SE Asia,Keyword:Detail=malaysia,Keyword:Detail=lawyers,Keyword:Detail=protest,Keyword:Detail=sedition act