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World Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) leader Martin Schulz wants Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to leave the powerful finance ministry to his centre-left party in coalition talks, a report in business daily Handelsblatt said. FILE PHOTO – Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Martin Schulz gives a statement at their party headquarters in Berlin, Germany,
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SINGAPORE: The police are appealing for information and images of a fatal car crash that happened outside the Istana. Two people, the 25-year-old driver and a 21-year-old woman, were killed in the crash that happened on Saturday (Dec 16) at about 6am along Cavenagh Road.  Another passenger, a 28-year-old man, was seriously injured. Anyone with
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Flooding in Dog Training - Darren part 2 (k9-1)

Flooding is a technique in dog training and behavior modification that has a high potential for abuse and misuse. This video shows the flooding being used as part of an aggression rehab plan on a dog named Darren who is 10 years old and has never allowed a man to put his hands on him
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SINGAPORE: For the past two years, Dr Niranjan Nagarajan has been swabbing Singapore’s public spaces, from park benches to handrails at MRT stations, to study microbes present in urban areas that may make people sick. There was one study, however, that this associate director at the Genome Institute of Singapore thought would be “scientifically very
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MANILA: Directing motorists at busy intersections in Manila isn’t the easiest job, but traffic cop Ramiro Hinojas makes it fun by adding dance to his beat. This Christmas, Hinojas, 51, is performing his regular routine dressed as Santa Claus to bring a little holiday cheer for passers-by. “We are dressing up as Santa Claus to
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SINGAPORE: After a week’s delay, what’s being billed as the biggest carnival in Singapore is ready to open at Marina Bay on Friday (Dec 15).  Located at the Promontory and Bayfront event space, the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival looks set to have something for everyone – from spinning thrill-seekers around at speeds of nearly 100kmh, to the million or so
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