Earthquake in Solomon Islands (13m ago). 94km WNW of Kirakira. Magnitude: 6.7 Depth: 67.0

“Every country in the world…better start worrying about authoritarian capitalism,” says @JohnKerry China “could do more” to bring DPRK under control but “it’s been extremely helpful” with the Iran nuclear agreement, says @JohnKerryGujarat: Group photo at Global CEOs' Conclave in GandhinagarPakistani arrested for living illegally in India"Tree Man" has turned over a new leaf after undergoing 16 surgeries in a year to remove the debilitating growths Korean minister apologises for blacklisting artists, denies involvementThailand flooding kills dozens, leaves tourists trapped and country paralyzed At least 30 people are trapped under the rubble of the collapsed building in Multan, PakistanIraq's Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi attends signing ceremony of agreement between Iraq and Japan on electricity, and reconstruction loans. MPs pass the Active Mobility Bill; Parliament adjournsXi Jinping to become first Chinese president to attend Davos Henry Kwek suggests engaging with social media platforms like @MothershipSG or @SGAG_SG to teach people how to use e-bikes responsiblyLouis Ng: Make it compulsory for riders of bikes, PMDs and PABs to dismount and push their bikes/devices at crowded areas, near bus stopsNMP Kok Heng Leun warns of safety risks when pedestrians and cyclists/PMD users are made to use one shared path, calls for segregated pathsTeo Ho Pin: Every year, the 15 PAP town councils receive about 200 complaints from residents re: bikes, power-assisted bikes and PMDsXi Jinping to become first Chinese president to attend DavosManhunt launched after sexual assault on Hong Kong boyZainal Sapari asks if the Government can raise the penalties for PMD users who ride around under the influence of alcoholPritam Singh asks if it's too excessive to fine and/or retailers who display non-compliant PMDs. Why not ban their import instead?NMP Randolph Tan: If PMDs end up taking over footpaths, pedestrians will end up getting crowded out. Will pedestrians suffer as a result?Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visit to Switzerland, attend World Economic ForumChina, Tanzania pledge to consolidate friendship, promote cooperation, Chinese FM Wang Yi said during African tourHong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang abused power, prosecution saysNCMP Dennis Tan: It will be down to the consistent enforcement actions of the LTA to make the new government workSabah rattled by 7.3 quake in nearby PhilippinesA Chinese firm signs $205 mln deal to build key road in AfghanistanMan drives into road divider in Hougang, uprooting tree25 dead, 1 million affected by floods in southern ThailandMelvin Yong suggests more CCTV cameras at park connectors, so footage can be used in investigations into e-bike accidentsJoan Pereira asks for PMDs to be easily identified and visibly tagged so that when accidents happen, culprits can be more easily apprehended

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22 January 2017
“Every country in the world…better start worrying about authoritarian capitalism,” says @JohnKerry
China “could do more” to bring DPRK under control but “it’s been extremely helpful” with the Iran nuclear agreement, says @JohnKerry
Gujarat: Group photo at Global CEOs' Conclave in Gandhinagar
Korean minister apologises for blacklisting artists, denies involvement
Thailand flooding kills dozens, leaves tourists trapped and country paralyzed
Iraq's Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi attends signing ceremony of agreement between Iraq and Japan on electricity, and reconstruction loans.
Xi Jinping to become first Chinese president to attend Davos
Manhunt launched after sexual assault on Hong Kong boy
Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visit to Switzerland, attend World Economic Forum
China, Tanzania pledge to consolidate friendship, promote cooperation, Chinese FM Wang Yi said during African tour
Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang abused power, prosecution says
Sabah rattled by 7.3 quake in nearby Philippines
A Chinese firm signs $205 mln deal to build key road in Afghanistan
Man drives into road divider in Hougang, uprooting tree
25 dead, 1 million affected by floods in southern Thailand