The maid who took on a Singapore millionaire By BBC | Last Updated: 23rd September, 2020, 13:38

Ms Parti was accused of stealing various items from the Liews including 115 pieces of clothing, luxury handbags, a DVD player and a Gerald Genta watch

Why the case of a maid who battled a millionaire has gripped Singapore

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Saudi Arabia now opens doors of military jobs to women Saudi Arabia now opens doors of military jobs to women

An ideal candidate must be between 25 to 35 years of age and holds at least a high school education


Trudeau in India: The Canadian PM meets Modi after diplomatic dance

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The Canadian PM has thrown himself into the visit, including by performing an impromptu Bhangra dance


Melania Trump's parents receive green cards in mysterious circumstances

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Questions surround how Melania Trump's parents received US green cards, as President rails against 'chain migration'


'It’s freedom': Rohingya refugee reaches Florida after horror of Australian detention Rohingya refugee reaches Florida after Australian detention

Hasson had been among the hundreds of men held by the Australian government in a notorious detention centre on remote Manus Island in Papua New Guinea


Rohingya Refugees in ‘No-Man’s Land’ reject repatriation without safety guarantees Rohingyas in ‘No-Man’s Land’ reject repatriation without safety guarantees

The demonstration took place a day after Bangladesh and Myanmar officials met in a Rakhine village and agreed in principle to resettle the refugees


Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99in North Carolina Influential US preacher Billy Graham dies

During a 60-year career, Graham became one of the best-known preachers of the 20th century


Wealthy Japanese man wins custody of 13 surrogate children Wealthy Japanese man wins custody of 13 surrogate children

The children are seized by Thai authorities in a raid and sent to a government orphanage as part of a crackdown on suspected illegal surrogacy


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The refugees end up in densely crowded and overpopulated makeshift settlements in the Southern district of Cox’s Bazar


Finding the human stories in the world's largest refugee camp Finding the human stories in the world's largest refugee camp

The UN has used the harshest language "ethnic cleansing" to characterize the flight of the Rohingya


Indians who 'abused witches' arrested by police Indians arrested for abuses 'witches'

The 65-year-old woman and her daughter, 35, are allegedly stripped naked, made to walk through the streets, and forced to eat human excreta


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She was awarded the qualification by her husband and then-President Robert Mugabe, who was also the chancellor of the university at the time


Rohingya kids dream of homes with families Rohingya kids dream of homes with families

Most now live in what has been termed the world’s biggest refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, crammed into shelters made of polythene sheet


Canada imposes sanctions on Myanmar general over Rohingya abuses Canada imposes sanctions on Myanmar general over Rohingya abuses

Maj.-Gen. Maung Maung Soe is being targeted for sanctions under the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act


Immigration effort to protect Dreamers collapses in US Senate US Senate immigration effort collapses

The legislative collapse leaves the status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) recipients in limbo


100 Women: Maid dies in Malaysia after being left to 'sleep outside with dog' Maid dies after being left to 'sleep outside with dog'

The maid, known only as Adelina, has come from Indonesia and worked for a family in Penang


Jacob Zuma resigns: What next for South Africa? Zuma resigns: What next for South Africa?

Mr Zuma is also facing the possible reinstatement of 18 charges of corruption, fraud, and money laundering stemming from a 1990s arms deal


Giant London glasshouse to reopen with world's rarest plants Giant London glasshouse to reopen with world's rarest plants

With weeks to go before the grand reopening, horticulturalists are hard at work rehousing the plants


Economic collapse: The real message of the fall of Troy The fall of Troy: A warning from history

The key commodity of the age was bronze - without which no country could equip an army


Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83 Denmark's Prince Henrik dies at 83

The prince was born Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat in 1934, and married the then-crown princess Margrethe in 1967


UK Queen presents ceremonial staff to first female Black Rod UK Queen presents ceremonial staff to first female Black Rod

Sarah Clarke is the first woman to hold the post in the House of Lords in the 650-year history of the role


In search of surrogates, foreign couples descend on Ukraine The corner of Europe where women rent out their wombs

Ukraine, one of Europe's poorest nations, is fast becoming the place to go for people desperate to find a surrogate to have their baby


Jessie Ware: What Rohingya refugees have seen is unspeakable Jessie Ware meets Rohingya refugees

The singer has met Rohingya refugees as part of her work with charity Unicef


Sydney seaplane: UK family members 'drowned in crash' Seaplane crash family members 'drowned'

The crash, which also killed Sydney-based pilot Gareth Morgan, 44, happened in Hawkesbury River, near the suburb of Cowan



Donald Trump: Lives are being 'destroyed' by allegations

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"There is no recovery for someone falsely accused," says Mr Trump


Saudi women don't need abayas – cleric Saudi women don't need abayas – cleric

Saudi women are currently required to wear the garment by law


Venezuelans rush to the border as Colombia tightens controls Venezuelans rush to Colombian border

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia daily to look for temporary work or to buy essential goods


Muslim Board rules out compromise on Babri Masjid Muslim Board rules out compromise on Babri Masjid

The Board announces after its executive meeting that there is no change in its stand that it is a mosque


'I share my home with 28 refugees' 'I share my home with 28 refugees'

Frank, 57, is a secondary school teacher, who uses his salary and what he earns from his cocoa and cassava farms to cater for his many house-guests


US budget vote delay as senator foresees 'spending oblivion' Congress 'spending US into oblivion'

This latest budget measure has angered Republican fiscal hawks, while Democrats are upset about the lack of an immigration concession


Australia accused of 'effectively abandoning' indigenous goals

Aboriginal policy 'effectively abandoned'

It is designed to reduce levels of indigenous disadvantage through the annual tracking of seven key measures


'They want to erase us.' Hunger used to target Rohingya 'They want to erase us.' Hunger used to target Rohingya

The accounts of hunger could not be independently confirmed, as Myanmar's government does not allow reporters into the northern part of Rakhine state


The mysterious moments before falling asleep The mysterious moments before falling asleep

It might happen to us every night - and maybe sometimes more often - but it's still a deeply mysterious process


Teens more than assumption identified as transgender Teens more than assumption identified as transgender

Nearly 3 percent are transgender or gender nonconforming, meaning they don't always self-identify as the sex they were assigned at birth


Hitler book, supremacist flag found in Italy suspect's home

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The suspect was an unsuccessful candidate last year in a local election for the anti-migrant Northern League political party


The mystery of the strangled billionaire Sherman couple The mystery of the strangled billionaire Sherman couple

In mid-December, 75-year-old Barry and his wife Honey, 70, were found dead in their Toronto home, police confirmed they were found strangled


Spain cracks King Ferdinand's 500-year-old secret code Spain cracks king's 500-year-old code

Ferdinand of Aragon's letters have tantalised historians for centuries


Myanmar Rohingya crisis: UK diphtheria medics return home UK medics return from Rohingya mission

The team of 40 NHS doctors, nurses and paramedics treated 500 people at the Cox's Bazar camps after deployment over Christmas and New Year


Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle Sprawling Maya cities uncovered by lasers

The landscape is thought to have been home to millions more people than other research had previously suggested

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