Suthep Thaugsuban, leader of anti- government demonstrations in Thailand, called for a nationwide rally to try to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, escalating his confrontation with the administration.
The political party that has ruled Singapore since independence in 1965 is seeking to overhaul its image with voters after the narrowest election victory on record signaled a shortfall in support among younger voters.
Economic miracles sometimes need course corrections, even in Singapore, which last year was home to more U.S. dollar-millionaire households per capita than any other country, according to Boston Consulting Group Inc.
Kwa Geok Choo, the wife of Singapore Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, died today at 5:40 p.m., aged 89, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. A private funeral will take place on Oct. 6.