THE MAGABOMBER

What happened? Last Friday (26 October), the FBI surrounded a Trump sticker-adorned van (pictured) and arrested Cesar Sayoc Jr., the man who mailed at least 13 pipe bombs to the homes and offices of prominent critics of U.S. President Donald Trump. He has since…

PRIVACY HAS FLOWN THE COOP

In a statement disclosed on October 24, Cathay Pacific Airways admitted that the personal data of 9.4 million passengers had been leaked earlier this year. The carrier explained that it had discovered unauthorised access to some of the passenger data that it, and its…

20 KILLED AT DEADLY CRIMEA GUN ATTACK

On Oct 17, a deadly school shooting occurred at Kerch Polytechnic College in the Russian annexed-nation, Crimea. After having detonated a nail bomb that sent shrapnel across the crowded cafeteria, the 18-year-old assailant fired at several students and teachers in the school building. The…

LET’S BLU JAZ NOT BOO JAZ

You might’ve recently seen your friends at Blu Jaz Cafe on Instagram! Well, this probably happened in light of it having its public entertainment licence revoked due to multiple instances of overcrowding and failure in minimising noise disturbance. Blu Jaz Cafe is known for…

EUSFTA!

Did you mean “eureka”? Kind of, but not exactly. EUSFTA stands for the newly-signed European Union (EU)-Singapore Free Trade Agreement at the Asia-Europe Meeting summit at Brussels, Belgium last Friday (Oct 19). This served as “a signal of their commitment to open trade and…

TAI-WANTS OUT

Tai-vengers Assemble Thousands of local protestors took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday (Oct 20) to rally for a referendum for the island’s formal independence. Assembled outside the headquarters of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DDP), the demonstration was a challenge to the…