Thursday, 5 November 2015

George Bush Sr says 'iron-ass' Cheney and 'arrogant' Rumsfeld damaged America

Former president claims their reaction to 9/11 attacks were too hawkish, used excessive force and damaged his son, according to biography


Monday, 2 November 2015

Former US Navy Seal, Ian Damery Fitzgerald gets four weeks’ jail for punching taxi driver

A former US Navy Seal convicted of punching a taxi driver and hurling the cabby’s walkie-talkie into Marina Bay was sentenced to four weeks’ jail and fined $800 on Monday (Nov 2).

Corked? Fine wines languish in China warehouses as consumers cool

The crates of Chateau Brehat wine from Bordeaux had gathered dust for three years in a bonded warehouse on the outskirts of Shanghai before the owners cut their losses in July, slashing three-quarters off the US$50 price tag.

Uber: To regulate or not to regulate?

An economically sensible approach to car-sharing services is one that benefits consumers and does not over-protect taxi company incumbents

Briton James O’Kane, jailed two months for assaulting cabby and ordered to pay compensation

A Briton on social visit here was jailed for two months on Tuesday for punching and biting a taxi driver.