[WASHINGTON] Automobile industry legend Lee Iaococca, who is credited with creating the iconic Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler from bankruptcy, died on Tuesday at the age of 94, US media reported...

[CAIRO] Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources said.

[NEW YORK] I.M. Pei, the preeminent US architect who forged a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and stark structures, has died, his sons' architecture firm said on...

[LOS ANGELES] Actor Peter Mayhew, who won over fans worldwide as the Wookiee warrior Chewbacca in the blockbuster "Star Wars" movies, has died at the age of 74, his family announced on Thursday....

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MY friendship with former Business Times editor Roy Mackie kicked off with our common love for booze when we met at a party shortly after he joined The Business Times. But over the decades, our...

BUSINESSMAN Ben Goi, son of popiah king Sam Goi, died of a heart attack in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday morning (Feb 3). He was 43.

[WASHINGTON] A divided Washington led by the nation's five living presidents put on a show of unity Wednesday at the poignant state funeral of George H.W. Bush, as America bade farewell to...

[WASHINGTON] A US president is believed to have said the easiest way to find a friend in Washington was to get a dog. On Monday, George H.W. Bush's faithful service dog Sully made a final...

[LOS ANGELES] Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionised pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world's movie screens, has died...

[ROME] Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of the eponymous clothing brand, died Monday at the age of 77 after an illness, the Italian group announced.