#Ethiopia says emergency rule to last six months @AFP @ChrisJStein

#Ethiopia says emergency rule to last six months @AFP @ChrisJStein

sg.news.yahoo.com 17 Feb '18, 5pm

Ethiopia said Saturday that a state of emergency will remain in place for six months, as the authorities banned protests to quell what they termed "chaos and unruliness" despite condemnation from key ally the United States. The council of ministers declared the country's second emergency decree in two years on Friday evening, capping a tumultuous week that saw Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn's surprise resignation, a strike in the country's largest region and a massive prisoner amnesty. The US embassy in Addis Ababa on Saturday said it "strongly" disagrees with "restrictions on fundamental rights such as assembly and expression." Sayin...

Beijing bans fireworks, amid clampdown on potentially dangerous activities

straitstimes.com 18 Feb '18, 3am

BEIJING (AFP) - China may have invented fireworks but Beijing banned them from the capital on Friday (Nov 1) ahead of Lunar New Year celebrat...

Commentary: The hidden value of learning how to code

channelnewsasia.com 17 Feb '18, 10pm

SINGAPORE: In a multilingual Singapore, people see benefits in being fluent in multiple languages. Any school-going child in Singapore would ...

This week, skyscrapers by Zaha Hadid, BIG and Carlo Ratti made the news

dezeen.com 17 Feb '18, 8am
This week, skyscrapers by Zaha Hadid, BIG and Carlo Ratti made the news

This week on Dezeen, BIG and Carlo Ratti revealed construction was underway on their 51-storey tower in Singapore, while a residential skyscr...

Indian-origin man in Singapore gets death penalty for murder of fellow worker

indianexpress.com 17 Feb '18, 12pm

An Indian-origin man in Singapore was on Saturday charged in a court with the murder of a fellow worker at a construction site, according to ...

Eat & Drink

7 Celebrity-Owned Cafes And Restaurants In Seoul For The Kpop Fans

7 Celebrity-Owned Cafes And Restaurants In Seoul For The Kpop Fans

ladyironchef.com 17 Feb '18, 12pm

7 Celebrity-Owned Cafes And Restaurants In Seoul For The Kpop Fans February 17, 2018 by Editorial / No Comments There is no denying that Kore...

Andrew Zimmern Must-Try Exotic Foods At Popular Holiday Destinations

aspirantsg.com 18 Feb '18, 3am

Considered one of the most romantic and most visited destinations in the world, this Italian city is best known for its charming waterways an...

Chan Kwong Kee (S’pore) Roast Shop – Brilliant Roast Meats! https://t.co/DRBAnmCeCS

Chan Kwong Kee (S’pore) Roast Shop – Brilliant Roast Meats! https://t.co/DRBAnmCeCS

misstamchiak.com 17 Feb '18, 7pm

The char siew and crispy pork belly ($5 with rice) were also delightful. I thought that the crispy pork belly wasn’t going to be crispy becau...

Arts & Culture

skyline of singapore by the marina bay №1768 Canvas Print USD 59.99 https://t.co/K1bMQSHfez

zellart.com 17 Feb '18, 3pm
skyline of singapore by the marina bay №1768 Canvas Print USD 59.99 https://t.co/K1bMQSHfez

In order to be able to get an idea of the deficiency, it is sufficient to take one or two digital photos of the article being about which you...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Sales and Marketing Internship (coffee #startup - ex-barista welcomed)

startupjobs.asia 12 Feb '18, 6am
Sales and Marketing Internship (coffee #startup - ex-barista welcomed)

Cafebond.com is a coffee and technology company empowering the world to #TasteBetterCoffee. [OUR STORY] In 2015, Keyis and Eugene took a trip...

BREAKING: Is @Uber preparing to sell its Southeast Asia unit to @GrabSG?

coconuts.co 17 Feb '18, 4am

It looks like Uber may soon merge with Southeast Asia’s Grab, according to a CNBC report on S...

The 10 fanciest first-class plane seats in the world

independent.co.uk 16 Feb '18, 11am

An early holiday present arrived for first class passengers flying on select Emirates Boeing ...

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