• VIDEO: Singapore is making its own Iron Man

    Digital Life's Sherwin Loh visits Singapore's most innovative and secretive engineering company, Hope Technik. He finds autonomous robot carts, electric powered bed movers and the Iron Man Mark 1 exo-skeleton. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Home,Keyword:Detail=hope technik,Keyword:Detail=iron man,Keyword:Detail=mark 1 exoskeleton,Keyword:Detail=electric bed mover,Keyword:Detail=autonomous,Keyword:Detail=robot cart,Keyword:Detail=digital life

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Tuesday, September 2

    Today's top news headlines: 42 secondary schools to offer new programme, LTA to auction off unwanted vehicles online and one in three teens have encountered cyber bullying. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=secondary school,Keyword:Detail=land transport authority,Keyword:Detail=online auction,Keyword:Detail=cyber bully,Keyword:Detail=lta,Keyword:Detail=stem

    VIDEO: Funeral takes place in Malaysia for a pilot of downed MH17 flight

    Family and fellow pilots pay final respects to one of the pilots of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=malaysia airlines,Keyword:Detail=mas,Keyword:Detail=mh17,Keyword:Detail=amsterdam,Keyword:Detail=funeral,Keyword:Detail=plane

    VIDEO: Ukraine accuses Russia of "undisguised aggression"

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko accused Russia of "direct and undisguised aggression" which he said radically changed the battlefield balance. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=ukraine,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=petro poroshenko,Keyword:Detail=kiev,Keyword:Detail=donetsk

    VIDEO: "She's Funny That Way" premieres in Venice

    Owen Wilson, Kathryn Hahn and director Peter Bogdanovich hit the red carpet for the world premiere of their new comedy "She's Funny That Way". Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Movies,Keyword:Detail=venice film festival,Keyword:Detail=owen wilson,Keyword:Detail=kathryn hahn,Keyword:Detail=she's funny that way,Keyword:Detail=premiere,Keyword:Detail=comedy

    VIDEO: Turkey summons US envoy over spying report

    The US charge d'affaires is summoned to the Foreign Ministry headquarters over a media report that Washington had spied on Turkey. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=turkey,Keyword:Detail=usa,Keyword:Detail=spying report,Keyword:Detail=washington,Keyword:Detail=foreign ministry,Keyword:Detail=headquarters

    VIDEO: Britain unveils powers to strip suspected Islamist fighters of passports

    PM Cameron announced plans to strip suspected Islamist militants of passports temporarily, to combat the threat posed by radicalized Britons returning from Syria and Iraq. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=united kingdom,Keyword:Detail=britain,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=iraq,Keyword:Detail=pasport,Keyword:Detail=islamist militant

    VIDEO: Pakistan government considers decisive action against protesters

    Pakistan prepares to launch a selective crackdown against anti-government protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, warning demonstrators against storming government buildings. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=pakistan,Keyword:Detail=anti government protest,Keyword:Detail=prime minister,Keyword:Detail=nawaz sharif,Keyword:Detail=crackdown

    VIDEO: Something fishy in Mexico

    Hundreds of thousands of dead fish are found afloat in a lagoon in western Mexico. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=mexico,Keyword:Detail=dead fish,Keyword:Detail=lagoon,Keyword:Detail=wastewater treatment plant

    VIDEO: Numerous foreigners among the casualties of Bolivian bus crash

    A Bolivian bus crash leaves 10 dead and 22 injured with victims from nearly a dozen countries. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=bolivia,Keyword:Detail=bus crash,Keyword:Detail=search and rescue,Keyword:Detail=uyuni salt flats

    VIDEO: A taste of Malaysia in Singapore

    Sample authentic Malaysian fare and shop for fresh produce from across the causeway at the newly opened Agrobazaar Malaysia at Sultan Gate. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=agrobazaar,Keyword:Detail=sultan gate,Keyword:Detail=malaysia,Keyword:Detail=fresh produce,Keyword:Detail=hawker fare

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Monday, September 1

    Today's top news headlines: MOH publishes total operation fees for 65 common procedures, two new bus services for Hougang and Toa Payoh, SMRT and ComfortDelgro cabbies get health screenings. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=smrt,Keyword:Detail=comfortdelgo,Keyword:Detail=health screening,Keyword:Detail=bus service,Keyword:Detail=health ministry,Keyword:Detail=moh,Keyword:Detail=hougang,Keyword:Detail=toa payoh

    VIDEO: Protesters disrupt suffrage briefing in Hong Kong

    An official sent by Beijing to Hong Kong to explain a ruling on Hong Kong elections is shouted down by pro-democracy protesters. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=hong kong,Keyword:Detail=china,Keyword:Detail=democracy,Keyword:Detail=free election,Keyword:Detail=protest

    VIDEO: Putin calls for talks on "statehood" in eastern Ukraine

    Russia's President Putin calls for immediate talks on "statehood" between pro-Russian rebels and Kiev in eastern Ukraine. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=ukraine,Keyword:Detail=vladimir putin,Keyword:Detail=kiev,Keyword:Detail=statehood

    VIDEO: Protests turn deadly in Pakistan

    Demonstrators cry "is this democracy?" after at least one person is killed following clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=pakistan,Keyword:Detail=protest,Keyword:Detail=democracy,Keyword:Detail=police

    VIDEO: Two dead in Paris suburb explosion

    A child and an elderly woman are killed after an explosion rocks a four-story building in the northeastern Paris suburb of Rosny-Sous-Bois. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=paris,Keyword:Detail=france,Keyword:Detail=explosion,Keyword:Detail=surburb,Keyword:Detail=rosny-sous-bois

    VIDEO: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' soars to new heights at the box office

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" knocks out competition from the box office stratosphere, becoming the highest-grossing domestic movie of 2014. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Movies,Keyword:Detail=guardians of the galaxy,Keyword:Detail=zoe saldana,Keyword:Detail=chris pratt,Keyword:Detail=box office

    VIDEO: China rules out full democracy for Hong Kong

    Pro-democracy activists take to the streets of Hong Kong after China rejects their demands for free elections. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=china,Keyword:Detail=hong kong,Keyword:Detail=democracy,Keyword:Detail=free election,Keyword:Detail=protest

    VIDEO: Beijing signals no more 'hands-off Hong Kong'

    Beijing’s hard line stance on limiting who Hong Kong can elect as its top official suggests a more interventionist relationship ahead. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=china,Keyword:Detail=hong kong,Keyword:Detail=free election,Keyword:Detail=democracy

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Friday, Aug 29

    Today's top news headlines: Nicole Seah quits National Solidarity Party, 850,000 people on Community Health Assist Scheme and travel in space for S$125,000. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=nicole seah,Keyword:Detail=national solidarity party,Keyword:Detail=Community Health Assist Scheme,Keyword:Detail=chas,Keyword:Detail=space,Keyword:Detail=shuttle

    VIDEO: Lamborghini revs up interest in Orchard

    Cooling measures and worries about the economy hasn't put the brakes on interest in the Lamborghini. In the lead-up to its newest car launch, the brand has put out some of its collector's designs for public viewing in the heart of Singapore's shopping district. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Content:Category=Transport,Keyword:Detail=lamborghini,Keyword:Detail=wisma atria

    VIDEO: What to look out for at Comex 2014 (Part 2)

    Many PC makers are showing off their new, products at Comex 2014, The Straits Times Digital Life editor Oon Gin Lee checks out some of them. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=comex,Keyword:Detail=lenovo,Keyword:Detail=acer,Keyword:Detail=pc,Keyword:Detail=laptop,Keyword:Detail=tablet,Content:Category=PC

    VIDEO: A trek through Lubang island

    Japanese Imperial Army soldier Hiroo Onoda surrendered in 1974, three decades after WWII ended, from his hideout on a remote Philippine island. A trek through Onoda’s jungle terrain reveals how he survived on Lubang through his wits and the island's natural abundance. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=SE Asia,Content:Category=Travel,Keyword:Detail=lubang island,Keyword:Detail=philippines,Keyword:Detail=lee siew hua,Keyword:Detail=Hiroo Onoda

    VIDEO: Supper with Tin Pei Ling

    In the 2011 General Election, Ms Tin Pei Ling received some of the harshest criticisms levelled at candidates. Then aged 27, she was deemed too young, inexperienced and lacking in substance. She talks about her trials, how she coped with the stress of being attacked especially on social media, and whether she would contest a single-seat constituency. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=politics,Keyword:Detail=tin pei ling,Keyword:Detail=supper,Keyword:Detail=club,Keyword:Detail=goh chok tong,Content:Category=General

    VIDEO: What to look out for at Comex 2014 (Part 1)

    The Straits Times Digital Life editor Oon Gin Lee checks out some of the new products and services at Comex 2014. Content:Type=Digital LIfe,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=comex,Keyword:Detail=oon gin lee,Keyword:Detail=xbox,Keyword:Detail=casio,Keyword:Detail=digital life,Keyword:Detail=x mini

    VIDEO: Islamic State executes 250 Syrian soldiers

    Islamic State fighters have reportedly executed 250 Syrian soldiers after capturing the Taqba air base in the northeastern part of the country. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=soldiers

    VIDEO: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie finally tie the knot

    Hollywood celebrities Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were married this past Saturday in France, according to media reports. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Movies,Keyword:Detail=brad pitt,Keyword:Detail=angelina jolie,Keyword:Detail=marry,Keyword:Detail=brangelina,Keyword:Detail=tie the knot,Keyword:Detail=mr and mrs smith

    VIDEO: Ice sales soar on bucket challenge

    The Ice Bucket Challenge has become a global internet phenomenon, raising millions for charity. But as Hayley Platt reports it's also boosting sales of ice - one company says it's seen a 20 per cent increase. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=ice bucket challenge,Keyword:Detail=als

    VIDEO: Triplet pandas celebrate a milestone

    The world's only known panda triplets to be born in captivity turned one month-old at China's Chimelong Safari Park Zoo. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Keyword:Detail=china,Keyword:Detail=chimelong,Keyword:Detail=zoo,Keyword:Detail=triplet pandas

    VIDEO: JPMorgan probes possible security breach

    JPMorgan Chase, America's largest bank, is investigating whether its computer systems were hacked in what could be the latest sign corporate America is failing to keep up with global security threats. Content:Type=News Business,Location:Region=Americas,Keyword:Detail=jpmorgan chase,Keyword:Detail=bank,Keyword:Detail=united states,Keyword:Detail=america,Keyword:Detail=hack,Keyword:Detail=security breach,Content:Category=Banking

    VIDEO: Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's President

    Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's 12th president on Thursday (August 28), cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in what his opponents fear heralds an increasingly authoritarian rule. Content:Type=News World,Keyword:Detail=turkey,Keyword:Detail=tayyip erdogan,Keyword:Detail=president

    VIDEO: Obama: US strategy over Islamic State requires Sunni cooperation in Iraq, Syria

    Ahead of a meeting with his national security advisors on Iraq and Syria, US President Barack Obama says degrading Islamic State militants in the long-run will require a regional strategy working with Sunnis in both countries. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Middle East,Keyword:Detail=barack obama,Keyword:Detail=islamic state,Keyword:Detail=iraq,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=sunni

    VIDEO: Putin advisor says Russia invaded Ukraine

    Ukrainian official says Russian forces have seized the eastern city of Novoazovsk even as Moscow remained silent on whether its forces had crossed the border. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=ukraine,Keyword:Detail=invade,Keyword:Detail=vladimir putin,Keyword:Detail=novoazovsk,Keyword:Detail=moscow,Keyword:Detail=kiev,Keyword:Detail=donetsk

    VIDEO: Joan Rivers rushed to NY hospital

    Comedian Joan Rivers rushed to a New York hospital after she reportedly stopped breathing during surgery on her vocal cords at a nearby clinic. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Television,Keyword:Detail=joan rivers,Keyword:Detail=comedian,Keyword:Detail=fashion police,Keyword:Detail=e news,Keyword:Detail=mount sinai hospital

    VIDEO: Obama warns of Russian isolation over Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama stops short of calling the Russian move into Ukraine an invasion, saying it's part of a months-long incursion by Russia that will only lead to further costs and isolation for Moscow. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Location:Region=Europe,Keyword:Detail=barack obama,Keyword:Detail=us president,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=ukriane,Keyword:Detail=moscow,Keyword:Detail=kiev,Keyword:Detail=vladimir putin

    VIDEO: Elephants 'lovin' polo tournament

    Some elephants in Thailand are getting a much needed break from begging in the city streets thanks to an annual polo tournament. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=SE Asia,Keyword:Detail=elephants,Keyword:Detail=thailand,Keyword:Detail=polo,Keyword:Detail=king's cup elephant polo tournament,Keyword:Detail=bangkok

    VIDEO: Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people: WHO

    The World Health Organisation says the current deadly Ebola outbreak that's ravaging communities in four West African nations could eventually infect some 20,000 people across ten nations. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Africa,Content:Category=Health,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=west africa,Keyword:Detail=world health organisation,Keyword:Detail=sierra leone,Keyword:Detail=congo,Keyword:Detail=doctors without borders

    VIDEO: News In A Minute: Thursday, August 28

    Today's top news headlines: GIC invests $130 million in music streaming service, Straco Corp buys Singapore Flyer for $140 million and HDB to call solar panel tender next year. Content:Type=News Singapore,Location:Region=Singapore,Keyword:Detail=singapore flyer,Keyword:Detail=gic,Keyword:Detail=straco corporation,Keyword:Detail=kkbox,Keyword:Detail=music streaming,Keyword:Detail=hdb,Keyword:Detail=solar panels

    VIDEO: Girl shoots instructor during shooting lesson

    Arizona investigators have released video showing the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a shooting instructor by a 9 year-old girl. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=usa,Keyword:Detail=arizona,Keyword:Detail=uzi machine gun,Keyword:Detail=shooting instructor,Keyword:Detail=mohave county

    VIDEO: Anxiety builds ahead of Malaysia Air restructuring plan

    Malaysian authorities are preparing a major restructuring of the country's troubled airline, which has been hit by twin disasters this year. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Asia,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=malaysia airlines,Keyword:Detail=mas,Keyword:Detail=mh370,Keyword:Detail=mh17,Keyword:Detail=restructure,Keyword:Detail=disaster

    VIDEO: Released Syrian hostage thankful for world's support

    After two years of captivity in Syria, American writer Peter Theo Curtis thanked all the "brave, determined and big-hearted people" who helped coordinate his release. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=peter theo curtis,Keyword:Detail=american writer,Keyword:Detail=syria,Keyword:Detail=hostage,Keyword:Detail=release

    VIDEO: Revelers duke it out at Spain's annual tomato fight

    Tens of thousands of festival goers pelt tomatoes at each other in Spain's annual La Tomatina celebration. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=spain,Keyword:Detail=la tomatina,Keyword:Detail=tomato,Keyword:Detail=festival,Keyword:Detail=celebration

    VIDEO: Can Man Utd buy success with Di Maria?

    Manchester United smashed the British transfer record by signing Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds. Content:Type=News Sports,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Football,Keyword:Detail=manchester united,Keyword:Detail=angel di maria,Keyword:Detail=real madrid,Keyword:Detail=transfer,Keyword:Detail=argentina,Keyword:Detail=winger

    VIDEO: Neil Young and Pegi Young file for divorce

    After 36 years of marriage musician Neil Young and Pegi Young have filed for divorce. Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=Music,Keyword:Detail=neil young,Keyword:Detail=pegi young,Keyword:Detail=divorce,Keyword:Detail=hollywood,Keyword:Detail=california

    VIDEO: Snapchat's multi-billion dollar gamble may be paying off

    New investments into messaging start-up Snapchat put its valuation close to $10 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal, joining other hot startups like Uber and AirBnb. Content:Type=News Business,Location:Region=Americas,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=snapchat,Keyword:Detail=wall street journal,Keyword:Detail=uber,Keyword:Detail=airbnb,Keyword:Detail=billion

    VIDEO: Lagarde under investigation in fraud case

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates for her alleged role in a long-running political fraud case. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=international monetary fund,Keyword:Detail=christine largarde,Keyword:Detail=poltical fraud,Keyword:Detail=investigation

    VIDEO: Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion

    Ukraine accuses Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border, as hopes quickly fade that talks between their two presidents might mark a turning point in a five-month-old crisis. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=ukraine,Keyword:Detail=russia,Keyword:Detail=military incursion,Keyword:Detail=breakthrough,Keyword:Detail=crisis

    VIDEO: Medical group: Ebola spreading at rapid pace across Liberia

    Doctors without Borders says the deadly Ebola virus has overwhelmed Liberia's healthcare system. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Africa,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=west africa,Keyword:Detail=liberia,Keyword:Detail=ebola,Keyword:Detail=doctors without borders,Keyword:Detail=healthcare

    VIDEO: Firms call on Scotland to stay in UK

    More than 100 business leaders have spoken out against Scottish independence saying the business case for independence has not been made. Content:Type=News World,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=General,Keyword:Detail=scotland,Keyword:Detail=united kingdom,Keyword:Detail=independence,Keyword:Detail=referendum,Keyword:Detail=business

    VIDEO: Venice film festival opens with "Birdman" world premiere

    The 71st edition of the Venice film festival gets off to a glamorous start with a starry red carpet premiere of "Birdman." Content:Type=Lifestyle,Location:Region=Europe,Content:Category=Movies,Keyword:Detail=venice film festival,Keyword:Detail=birdman,Keyword:Detail=premiere,Keyword:Detail=red carpet,Keyword:Detail=italy