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Philippines-born grandmaster Wesley So's loss to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave delivers a crucial blow to his bid of catching up to Champions Chess Tour leader and world champion Magnus Carlsen.
An international live entertainment circus and cabaret show La Clique has survived four postponement to arrive in Singapore.
Vaccinated Sydney residents will finally emerge from a lengthy Covid lockdown by mid-October, Australian officials said Monday, outlining a three-stage "blueprint for freedom" as case numbers fell in the city.
Charles Robinson and Frank Schwab react to all fourteen games from Sunday Week 3 action, including Mason Crosby's game winner in San Francisco, Justin Tucker's NFL-record FG in Detroit and the amazing 109-yard return in Jacksonville, the result of a missed 68-yarder from Arizona's Matt Prater.
Former PBA scoring champion CJ Perez has been named the PBA Player of the Week after making a difference for the San Miguel Beermen, which now stands just a win away from barging into the semifinal round.Playing
Super Rugby's governing body and Rugby Australia have apologized to Argentina for a photo shoot snub that infuriated Pumas coach Mario Ledesma. Ledesma, a former assistant coach with the Wallabies, criticized the decision to proceed with a Rugby Championship captain’s photo shoot in Townsville last Friday despite the fact Argentina had yet to arrive due to a flight delay. SANZAAR claims the decision to push ahead with the shoot was so that a photo of New Zealand captain Ardie Savea and Springboks leader Siya Kolisi standing together could be taken ahead of the 100th test between the two nations.
British petrol and diesel stations are running dry across the land, with some big groups in English cities reporting 50% to 90% of pumps were dry, the Petrol Retailers Association said on Monday. "Some of our members, large groups with a portfolio of sites, report 50% are dry as of yesterday, some even report as many as 90% are dry as of yesterday," Brian Madderson, chairman of the Petrol Retailers Association told Sky.
LONDON (Reuters) -Shareholders in British supermarket group Morrisons will get to vote on the $10 billion takeover offer from U.S. private equity group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) on October 19, it said on Monday. Morrisons set the date for the hotly contested deal to be voted on, however with rival bidder Fortress Investment Group yet to walk away, a "competitive situation" exists and the Takeover Panel could step in and require an auction to take place. Morrisons said earlier this month that it was talking to both bidders and the Takeover Panel, which governs M&A deals in the UK, about "an orderly framework for the resolution of this competitive situation" - which would typically be an auction.
A church in Todoque was seen collapsing in thick smoke that surrounded it, its bell tower falling to the gound.The eruption of the volcano has destroyed hundreds of houses and forced the evacuation of nearly 6,000 people since it began on Sept. 19.Experts said on Sunday there were currently two active lava flows from the island's Cumbre Vieja volcano, one fast-moving flow to the north and a slower one to the south.La Palma's airport reopened on Sunday although all flights were cancelled as the volcano continued to spew lava and produce ash clouds over the surrounding area.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp said on Monday it is engaging a third-party expert to assess claims from Lithuania's government that its phones carry a censoring feature. The announcement comes after Lithuania's defence ministry urged consumers to throw away Chinese phones last week, following a report published by Lithuania's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) alleging that Xiaomi phones have built-in censorship capabilities.
Swedish electric vehicle maker Polestar is reportedly preparing to go public via special purpose acquisition with Gores Guggenheim Inc., reports the Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter. The SPAC deal, which sources say could be reached by Monday, would value Polestar at $21 billion. Polestar falls under Volvo Car Group's electric performance brand, but both Polestar and Volvo are owned by Chinese car maker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Existing investors, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio, will receive an additional $250 million investment as part of the SPAC deal, sources say.
Ang Poh Lay and David Chin used private details to redeem face mask packs from Temasek Foundation.
Rugby Championship bosses on Monday apologised to Argentina after a captains photo shoot went ahead without Pumas skipper Julian Montoya, sparking a furious reaction from coach Mario Ledesma.
In the Baghdad suburb of Sadr City, glossy election campaign posters are plastered alongside jungles of sagging electrical wires lining the alleyway to Abu Ammar’s home. The 56-year-old retired soldier’s social welfare payments barely cover the cost of food and medicine, let alone electricity. Despite chronic outages from the national grid, Abu Ammar can't afford a generator.
This year's Champions League features an improbable upstart: FC Sheriff, a club run by an eponymous company built on murky money in a pro-Russian separatist enclave of Europe's poorest country, Moldova.
As one of the earliest trailblazers of rock music in Singapore, Chris Ho was a member of '80s new wave band Zircon Lounge.
The route that took composer Mychael Danna from the basement of a Toronto church to an office on Hollywood and Vine and all the way to the stage of Zurich Film Festival, where he will receive a career achievement tribute on Sept. 30, kicked off – as such things often do – with an offhand […]
A Kosovar artist creates a portrait of the outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel using some 100 kilogrammes of seeds.
THE Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) asked the Catmon Municipal Government on Monday, September 27, to temporarily declare the Tinubdan Falls in Barangay Tabili off limits to tourists.This recommendation
Fendi and Versace presented a collaborative capsule and presentation to bring Milan Fashion Week to an exciting close on Sunday night.