JUST IN: Co-pilot "pressed a button" that crashed #Germanwings plane: French prosecutor

JUST IN: Co-pilot "pressed a button" that crashed #Germanwings plane: French prosecutor

channelnewsasia.com 26 Mar '15, 12pm

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France: The young co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight deliberately crashed the plane into the French Alps after locking his captain out of the cockpit, but is not believed to be part of a terrorist plot, French officials said Thursday (Mar 26). The 28-year-old co-pilot "deliberately" initiated the plane's descent, Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin told a press conference in which he revealed the details of recordings made by the Airbus' cockpit flight recorder in the final minutes before the crash that killed all 150 aboard. "The co-pilot is alone at the controls," Robin said. "He voluntarily refused to open the door ...

7pm UPDATE: Wait for public to pay last respects to Mr #LeeKuanYew is now 6 hours

straitstimes.com 26 Mar '15, 10am
7pm UPDATE: Wait for public to pay last respects to Mr #LeeKuanYew is now 6 hours

SINGAPORE - As at 11pm on Thursday, members of public paying their last respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House should expect to queu...

“For a few years ago the Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew theme was a no-go area for art and artists. ...

euronews.com 26 Mar '15, 3pm

Thousands of Singaporeans have been paying tribute to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, the man credited with transforming the country into...

In Lee Kuan Yew's Death, Singapore Efficiency Shines Through: Singapore is internationally renown...

ndtv.com 25 Mar '15, 8am
In Lee Kuan Yew's Death, Singapore Efficiency Shines Through: Singapore is internationally renowned for its ef...

Singapore is internationally renowned for its efficient organisation, and planning around the death of the city-state's first prime minister,...

Eskpade: Whimsical Creations by a Singapore Milliner: Hats are the top draw on the runway this se...

luxury-insider.com 26 Mar '15, 4am
Eskpade: Whimsical Creations by a Singapore Milliner: Hats are the top draw on the runway this season. Introdu...

Hats are the top draw on the runway this season. Introducing Eskpade by Kristine Hakim – a Singapore hatmaker – and her fashion-forward creat...

Eat & Drink

Abundance of complaints in Singapore at bad taste Lee Kuan Yew 'tribute cake' #Singapore Bun.

Abundance of complaints in Singapore at bad taste Lee Kuan Yew 'tribute cake' #Singapore Bun.

Abundance of complaints in Singapore at bad taste Lee Kuan Yew ‘tribute cake’ Bakery chain BreadTalk Group has apologised and pulled a bun co...

EAM-Food & Beverage - Singapore, , (#jobs)

jobs.climber.com 26 Mar '15, 2pm

At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a...

microbrew in Singapore - Drinking a BLK6.22 @ The 1925 Microbrewery & Restaurant - #photo

untappd.com 26 Mar '15, 1pm

Matt L. 582 Check-ins • 529 Distinct BLK6.22 The 1925 Microbrewery & Restaurant microbrew in Singapore Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:40:38 +0000 Share ...

SilkAir Adopts Child’s Dream Foundation to Help Children in the Sub-Mekhong Area

alvinology.com 26 Mar '15, 6am

Child’s Dream Foundation is founded by two former Swiss bankers, Marc Jenni and Daniel Siegfr...

Critics call Singapore an autocracy. But I never felt more free than when I l...

washingtonpost.com 25 Mar '15, 11am
Critics call Singapore an autocracy. But I never felt more free than when I lived there.

With its immaculate and nearly crime-free streets, Singapore in some ways offers more freedom...

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