US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn in on Wednesday (Jan 20), undoing policies put in place by his predecessor, Donald Trump.
Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat received his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine and said it was "painless and done in less than 10 seconds."
In a statement released just minutes after President Biden took office, China's foreign ministry said it was sanctioning those "who have seriously violated China's sovereignty."
Thai woman accused of insulting the royal family jailed for more than 43 years, the harshest punishment ever handed out under the country's lese majeste laws.
A 52-year-old man was arrested on Monday (Jan 18) for allegedly making unauthorised transactions worth more than S$2,000 with a found credit card.