Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has described the Little India riots on Sunday night as a 'very grave incident' and said the government will spare no effort to identify the culprits and deal with them with the full force of the law.
Thailand's premier called a snap election Monday to try to defuse the kingdom's political crisis but protesters kept up their fight to topple her government with an estimated 100,000 demonstrators flooding the streets of Bangkok.
Presidents past and present, global figures and A-list celebrities made their way to South Africa on Monday to pay the world's respects at a memorial service and state funeral for freedom icon Nelson Mandela.
Thailand's main opposition party announced on Sunday that all of its lawmakers would resign en masse, deepening the kingdom's political crisis as anti-government protesters prepare for another major rally.
South Korea declared Sunday an expanded air defence zone that overlaps with one recently announced by China and covers a submerged rock disputed by the two countries as regional tensions soar over competing territorial claims.