Free Press Journal
  • Hamilton zooms to fourth victory

    Singapore : Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel to 40 points after a hard-fought victory in the Singapore Grand Prix, capitalising on Ferrari’s strategy error that pushed his title rival to third spot in the race here on Sunday.

  • F1 fraternity divided over proposed three-car teams

    Singapore : Mercedes chief Toto Wolff’s idea of each team adding a third car to promote young talented drivers has received a mixed response from the Formula 1 fraternity.

  • PIO jailed for prank calls to S’pore cops

    Singapore: An Indian-origin “serial prank caller” in Singapore who repeatedly made nuisance calls to the police, despite being jailed for the same offence previously, was jailed for three years on Thursday.

  • Facebook to set up $1-bn S’pore data centre

    Singapore : Facebook said on Thursday it will invest over $1 billion to build a data centre in Singapore, its first in Asia, powered by renewable energy and adapted to the city-state’s tropical climate.

  • Asia to see 78% spike in meat eating by 2050: Report

    Singapore : Population growth and rising incomes across Asia will drive a 78 per cent increase in meat and seafood consumption by 2050, a new report released on Tuesday said.

  • China wants differences with US to be resolved

    Singapore : China is willing to resolve differences with the United States on an equal footing, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Friday after meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but added they did not address their trade war too specifically, reported Reuters.

  • Sanctions on Turkey show we’re very serious: US

    Singapore : Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said US sanctions on Turkey showed Washington was “very serious” in demanding the release of an American pastor whose detention has sparked a diplomatic crisis.

  • Johana Konta hands Serena Williams career’s biggest one-sided defeat

    San Jose (California): In the most lopsided defeat of her career, Serena Williams’ disappointing night back in the Bay Area ended in less than an hour as she lost her opening match of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic on Tuesday night to Johanna Konta, 6-1, 6-0.

  • Praneeth crashes out; Subhankar, Ruthvika progress 

    Singapore : Defending champion B Sai Praneeth crashed out of the Singapore Open after suffering a narrow three-game defeat against Japan’s Yu Igarashi in the opening round of men’s singles competition here on Wednesday.

  • ED team in Singapore to track down Nirav Modi

    New Delhi : In a bid to tighten the noose around fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in India in a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) team has reached Singapore.

  • ED team in Singapore to track down Nirav Modi

    New Delhi: In a bid to tighten the noose around fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in India in a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) team has reached Singapore.