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'Sheer terror': Passengers describe turbulence-hit plane that plummeted and put 20 in intensive care

May. 22, 2024 12:10 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Passengers on the Singapore Airlines flight that plummeted after hitting severe turbulence described the “sheer terror” of the aircraft shuddering, loose items flying and people wrenched so badly that 20 remained Wednesday in intensive care. “I arrived back in...

Most of passengers from battered Singapore Airlines jetliner arrive in Singapore from Bangkok

May. 22, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Singapore Airlines said a relief plane flew into Singapore early Wednesday morning with most of the passengers who were on a flight that was battered by severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and had to make an emergency landing in Bangkok after one man died and dozens of people...

Severe turbulence during Singapore Airlines flight leaves several people badly injured. One man died

May. 21, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A Singapore Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and descended 6,000 feet (around 1,800 meters) in about three minutes, the carrier said Tuesday. A British man died and authorities said dozens of passengers were injured, some severely. An...

Singapore Airlines says a person has died and others were injured when a London-Singapore flight hit severe turbulence

May. 21, 2024 06:22 AM EDT
BANGKOK (AP) — Singapore Airlines says a person has died and others were injured when a London-Singapore flight hit severe turbulence.

Trip.com: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 20, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — SINGAPORE (AP) — Trip.com Group Limited (TCOM) on Monday reported net income of $597 million in its first quarter. The Singapore-based company said it had net income of 88 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 83 cents per...

A man in Malaysia who killed 2 police officers acted on his own, a minister says

May. 18, 2024 05:15 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The man who attacked a Malaysian police station and killed two officers was a recluse and is believed to have acted on his own despite suspected links to the Jemaah Islamiyah extremist group, the country's home minister said Saturday. The man stormed...

Singapore's new prime minister vows to 'lead in our own way' as Lee dynasty ends after half-century

May. 15, 2024 21:24 PM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Singapore’s new Prime Minister Lawrence Wong vowed to make “tomorrow better than today” as he took his oath of office Wednesday in a carefully planned political succession designed to ensure stability in the Asian financial hub. A U.S.-trained...

Singapore's deputy leader Lawrence Wong is sworn in as prime minister, as Lee Hsien Loong bows out after 20 years

May. 15, 2024 08:15 AM EDT
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Singapore's deputy leader Lawrence Wong is sworn in as prime minister, as Lee Hsien Loong bows out after 20 years.

As work continues to remove cargo ship from collapsed Baltimore bridge, what about its crew?

May. 13, 2024 20:48 PM EDT

A crew of Indian and Sri Lankan men has spent the last 49 days confined to a hulking and motionless cargo vessel in Baltimore, its bow pinned by what's left of the shattered bridge it struck. Demolition crews set off explosives Monday to push broken bridge trusses away from the...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '24: Scheffler takes aim at another major at Valhalla course favorable to No. 1

May. 10, 2024 06:04 AM EDT

Only 31 days separate that moment from when Scottie Scheffler slipped on the Masters green jacket to when the world's No. 1 player embarks on the second leg of the Grand Slam at the PGA Championship. And yet it seems so much has transpired in such a short period of time. ...