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The Temasek Review
MP Lau Goh praises himself and PAP at National Day Dinner for his constituency « Opinion « TR EMERITUSmindset is stuck in the 20th century when former PM and current MP Goh Chok Ton
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 minutes ago
mindset is stuck in the 20th century when former PM and current MP Goh Chok Tong continues to engage in propaganda. In the CNA article, Lau Goh “credited the country’s stability to Singaporeans having successively elected a strong government“, ie... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore inflation edges up to 0.6% in July on higher retail, water pricesyear. They said the projected pick-up in inflation can be attributed to "the p
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
year. They said the projected pick-up in inflation can be attributed to "the positive contribution of energy-related components and the impact of administrative price increases, rather than generalised demand-induced price pressures".Source: C... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MOE to open 13 new kindergartens in 2019 and 2020children enrolled in these Early Years Centres will be guaranteed a K1 place in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
children enrolled in these Early Years Centres will be guaranteed a K1 place in a nearby MOE kindergarten. The first batch of children from the Early Years Centres will enroll in their partner MOE kindergartens for K1 in 2019.S... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
USS John S McCain collision: US Navy working to help sailors 'regain stability'of Singapore, which is leading search-and-rescue operations, said it would spar
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
of Singapore, which is leading search-and-rescue operations, said it would spare no effort to find the missing crew members. It said on Tuesday that the search area for the missing sailors has been expanded to cover 2,620 sq km.So... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Typhoon Hato forces Hong Kong to issue highest hurricane warning signalwill be no trading in Hong Kong's financial markets on Wednesday morning if the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
will be no trading in Hong Kong's financial markets on Wednesday morning if the typhoon signal remains at 8 or higher at 9.00am. Trading will be suspended for the whole day if the storm signal is still at 8 or higher at noon... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New Bukit Panjang integrated transport hub to enhance commuter convenienceand MRT stations, as well as Hillion Mall, which opened earlier this February.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
and MRT stations, as well as Hillion Mall, which opened earlier this February. The hub, which is the first integrated transport hub to be operated by SMRT Buses, will be Singapore's ninth integrated transport hub when it opens on Sep 4.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Schooling leads field of Singapore swimmers into finalsof 12 competitors with a time of 1:52.00s, while Pang Sheng Jun clocked 1:53.39
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
of 12 competitors with a time of 1:52.00s, while Pang Sheng Jun clocked 1:53.39s to finish 6th overall to qualify for the final. The evening’s finals session will be held at 7pm, local time on Wednesday at the National Aquatics Centre. Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Typhoon Hato forces Hong Kong to issue second highest storm warning signalwill be no trading in Hong Kong's financial markets on Wednesday morning if the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
will be no trading in Hong Kong's financial markets on Wednesday morning if the typhoon signal remains at 8 or higher at 9.00am. Trading will be suspended for the whole day if the storm signal is still at 8 or higher at noon... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Delay on North-South Line due to track fault 'not linked to new signalling project': SMRTbeen affected by multiple disruptions since its engineers started full-day tria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
been affected by multiple disruptions since its engineers started full-day trials on weekdays to test its new signalling system. The transport operator had warned commuters of potential delays as "intensive performance checks" continue.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Behind picture-perfect supermarkets in Singapore is looming wastecampaigner, project manager and Executive Assistant to Tristram Stuart. She is
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
campaigner, project manager and Executive Assistant to Tristram Stuart. She is also co-founder of Grandmas in the Kitchen, a social enterprise that empowers older Bangladeshi woman through providing them with catering opportunities. Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore’s Feng, Gao win table tennis goldChew. Chew took the first set 11-5, but defending champion Gao stormed back to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
Chew. Chew took the first set 11-5, but defending champion Gao stormed back to win 11-4 in the second, maintaining his momentum to close with a final score of 4-1 overall. Chew, 21, took home the silver medal for Team Singapore.Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's para-athelete Ziyad wins bronze in shot put eventto challenge myself to achieve even greater things." Fellow Malaysian Paralymp
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
to challenge myself to achieve even greater things." Fellow Malaysian Paralympic gold medallist Latif Romly, who has a learning disability, has also qualified for the SEA Games and will be competing in the long jump event on Thursday. Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indonesian Islamic State ideologue Aman Abdurrahman named a suspect in 2016 Jakarta bombingplot in Cimanggis, Depok, West Java. Soon after his release, he teamed up with
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
plot in Cimanggis, Depok, West Java. Soon after his release, he teamed up with Abu Bakar Bashir, the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) - the terror group behind 2002 Bali bombings - to set up a terror training camp in Aceh.Source... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mr Kiasu returns after 18-year hiatusgeneration. Mr Kiasu: Everything Like Real will also be sold at the CharaExpo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 hours ago
generation. Mr Kiasu: Everything Like Real will also be sold at the CharaExpo 2017 which will be held at Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sep 9 and 10. Mr Lau is scheduled to hold a talk and autograph session during the event.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore swimmers scoop gold in 4x100m freestyleSchooling and Quah Zheng Wen anchoring the 4x100m men's relay, #KL2017 gold wa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 hours ago
Schooling and Quah Zheng Wen anchoring the 4x100m men's relay, #KL2017 gold was never really in doubt as bags win pic.twitter.com/HC2A9Rsdl9 Malaysia and Indonesia came in second and third, copping the other two spots on the podium. Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Quah Zheng Wen eases to gold in 200m butterflyOng Jung Yi finished fourth with a time of 2:01.16 - a new Personal Best. Quah
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
Ong Jung Yi finished fourth with a time of 2:01.16 - a new Personal Best. Quah picked up a silver on Monday night - his first medal at the Games - having come after Indonesia's I Gede Sudartawa in the 50m backstroke final... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Despite 'roadblocks', Singapore's Roanne Ho defends swimming golda lot of problems even post-surgery," Ho told reporters after the event. She a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
a lot of problems even post-surgery," Ho told reporters after the event. She added: "I kept getting roadblocks during my training. At some points, I didn't think it would be possible at all. So to be here is almost like a miracle." Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore's Gao Ning claims table tennis goldto win 11-4 in the second, maintaining his momentum to close with a final score
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
to win 11-4 in the second, maintaining his momentum to close with a final score of 4-1 overall. Earlier, Feng Tianwei also picked up gold after beating fellow Singapore athlete Zhou Yihan 4-2 overall in the women's individual final. Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
7 major soft drinks manufacturers in Singapore to reduce sugar content in drinksswitch to healthier options. In line with its global commitment to reducing ad
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
switch to healthier options. In line with its global commitment to reducing added sugars in its products by five per cent by 2020, it has made further sugar reductions in products here, like its Nescafe Original, and Milo Gao Siew Dai.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
USS John S McCain collision: Search area for missing sailors expanded, MPA saysto advise passing vessels of the incident and to request them to keep a lookout
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
to advise passing vessels of the incident and to request them to keep a lookout for any persons in the water. USS John S McCain remains berthed at Changi Naval Base and Alnic MC is now at Singapore’s eastern anchorage for inspections.Source: C... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jowen Lim scoops 2nd wushu gold for Singaporeincluding that of defending champion and compatriot Yong Yi Xiang. On Monday, L
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
including that of defending champion and compatriot Yong Yi Xiang. On Monday, Lim won the men’s optional daoshu and gunshu gold. Earlier on Tuesday, teammate Ho Lin Ying won bronze in the women's compulsory 3rd taijiquan event.So... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Central Kalimantan latest Indonesian province to declare state of emergency on forest firesland were destroyed, and during the massive forest fires in 2015, a total of 2.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
land were destroyed, and during the massive forest fires in 2015, a total of 2.61 million hectares of land were ravaged by the fires. BNPB expects the peak of the dry season to be in September and it is predicted to last until October. Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
‘Now I don’t have to explain where I live anymore’: A Singaporean in Guamsafely.” With a smile on his face, Mr Toh added: “It’s not so much about the q
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
safely.” With a smile on his face, Mr Toh added: “It’s not so much about the quality of the place but rather the memories that it evokes. Little things like these will always give you an emotional reaction every time you see it.”Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Can intermittent fasting help tackle diabetes?no doubt be very exciting. Nick Lesica is a neuroscientist at University Colle
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
no doubt be very exciting. Nick Lesica is a neuroscientist at University College London and author of the book A Conversation About Health Eating. This commentary first appeared in The Conversation. Read the original commentary here.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
From bike messenger to SEA Games: Singaporean Luqmanul Hakim's unlikely journeyon Thursday. “I’m already looking forward to do my very best in the road race
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
on Thursday. “I’m already looking forward to do my very best in the road race with my team-mates in two days,” he said. “Today didn’t go as planned but we tried our best. We showed our capability, but there’s still one more race to go."Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore Art Museum appoints June Yap as curatorial directora new museum director to replace Dr Susie Lingham, who stepped down last year a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
a new museum director to replace Dr Susie Lingham, who stepped down last year after two years at the helm. Before the announcement of Dr Yap’s appointment, the museum has been led by its senior curators, Joyce Toh and Tan Siuli. Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple under investigation over suspected criminal offencesearly Indian migrant workers. The temple was set up as a trust and obtained ch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
early Indian migrant workers. The temple was set up as a trust and obtained charity status in 1988. As of Nov 20, 2016, its management committee comprised seven individuals, four of whom are trustees of the temple, according to the COC.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
USS warship collision shows need to enhance sea safety: MPA chairmanpart of Safety@Sea Week, MPA will also coordinate a multi-agency ferry rescue e
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
part of Safety@Sea Week, MPA will also coordinate a multi-agency ferry rescue exercise ‪on Friday‬. The exercise scenario will involve a collision between a regional ferry and a passenger vessel en-route to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
USS John S McCain collision: Singapore deploys more assets in search for missing US sailorsin search and rescue efforts. Indonesia has deployed a helicopter to search the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
in search and rescue efforts. Indonesia has deployed a helicopter to search the northern coast line of Bintan island, it said. The collision was the second involving a ship from the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific in two months.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore food and travel TV series Crack the Cookie Code goes regionalmy artistic appetite is growing more as I live there,” said Lazan. “Travelling
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
my artistic appetite is growing more as I live there,” said Lazan. “Travelling is in my blood, and food part of my identity. With my hosting background in Asia, it all fell into place to merge these two worlds and create this project.” Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
USS John S McCain collision: Search continues for 10 missing sailors, US Navy saysin search and rescue efforts. Indonesia has deployed a helicopter to search the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
in search and rescue efforts. Indonesia has deployed a helicopter to search the northern coast line of Bintan island, it said. The collision was the second involving a ship from the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific in two months.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SEA Games football: Singapore knocked out after Malaysia beat Myanmar 3-1but Malaysia simply needs a draw against Laos in their last group game to top t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
but Malaysia simply needs a draw against Laos in their last group game to top the table. With all hopes of reaching the semis now extinguished, Singapore only has pride to play for in their dead rubber game against Brunei on Wednesday.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smarter regulations needed to propel Smart Nation initiatives: Chan Chun Singhow price differentials can be used to help people choose them. “It’s also abo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
how price differentials can be used to help people choose them. “It’s also about life-cycle costs," he said. "Being willing to pay more for healthier options today can lead us to save money downstream in terms of medical costs.” Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Normanton Park up for en bloc sale with reserve price of S$800 millionmarketing agents, while real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle will launch the ten
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
marketing agents, while real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle will launch the tender for Florence Regency on Aug 23. Channel NewsAsia understands that Chancery Court will also be holding a meeting this weekend to form a sales committee.Source: C... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 men arrested over brawl at Balestier bak kut teh stallleast S$5,000. Police investigations are ongoing. Anyone convicted of causing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
least S$5,000. Police investigations are ongoing. Anyone convicted of causing a public nuisance could be fined up to S$1,000. Those convicted of committing a rash act could be jailed for up to six months, fined up to S$2,500, or both.Source: CN... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey-Singapore FTA to come into force in Octoberco-chair of the Turkey-Singapore Business Council said: "Singapore and Turkey w
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
co-chair of the Turkey-Singapore Business Council said: "Singapore and Turkey will commit to granting better access to each other's services markets, including areas such as retail services, business services, and construction services."Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DBS to invest S$20 million over 5 years to transform employees into digital bankersembrace digital transformations through innovative and immersive continuous lea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
embrace digital transformations through innovative and immersive continuous learning programmes". DBS is making "significant investments to groom a generation of digital bankers", thus strengthening Singapore's talent pool, she added.Source: C... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sentosa celebrates 45th year in September with sand festival, free entry to localsterminates at Sentosa’s Beach Station and which charges distance-based fares on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
terminates at Sentosa’s Beach Station and which charges distance-based fares only. Visitors can also expect lower prices for rides on Sept 1-17, like the 50-per-cent off deals for the Segway miniPro and the Singapore Cable Car Sky Pass.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Biometric payment system to be an option in schools in 2018on the device. Instead, the prints will be encrypted and stored securely in a c
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
on the device. Instead, the prints will be encrypted and stored securely in a cloud database. Anti-spoofing technology will also be put in place to ensure that the fingerprints are real and that the person making the payment is present.Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 Australian start-ups sign medical tech, shipping deals with Singapore partnersstint at one of the programme’s five offices around the world. Singapore’s Lan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
stint at one of the programme’s five offices around the world. Singapore’s Landing Pad manager, Mr Joseph Ziegler, said that both Anatomics and CEC will have offices in Singapore permanently even after their term ends in September. Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
USS John S McCain collision: What we know so farJune, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine container ship off the coas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
June, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine container ship off the coast of Japan. Seven navy sailors were killed, and two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on the Fitzgerald were removed after the incident.So... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lorry carrying incense paper catches fire along PIE(that) overheated below the lorry seat". This story came from a reader tip-off
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
(that) overheated below the lorry seat". This story came from a reader tip-off. If you would like to send in photos or videos of something newsworthy, WhatsApp our Mediacorp news hotline at +65 8218 8281 or message us on Facebook.Sourc... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN's World Meteorological Organisation opens regional office in Singaporecan affect flight safety over different regions of airspace. The climate chang
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
can affect flight safety over different regions of airspace. The climate change research centre in Singapore is also developing a modelling system that can help to better predict thunderstorms, which are a potential hazard when flying. Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Biometric payment system to be introduced in primary schools in 2018Instead, the fingerprints will be encrypted and stored securely in a cloud data
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Instead, the fingerprints will be encrypted and stored securely in a cloud database. Anti-spoofing technology will also be put in place to ensure that the fingerprints are real and that the person making the payment is present. Sou... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US warship collides with oil tanker near Singapore; 10 sailors missingS McCain in our prayers tonight - appreciate the work of search & rescue crews
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
S McCain in our prayers tonight - appreciate the work of search & rescue crews https://t.co/jzk9giXbfg This story is developing. Refresh for updates. Additional reporting by Kenneth Lim, Sumisha Naidu and Saifulbahri Ismail.Source: CNA/Agenci... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Biometric payment system to be introduced to primary schools in 2018Instead, the fingerprints will be encrypted and stored securely in a cloud data
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Instead, the fingerprints will be encrypted and stored securely in a cloud database. Anti-spoofing technology will also be put in place to ensure that the fingerprints are real and that the person making the payment is present. Sou... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia off to winning start in historic ice hockey campaignscored by Indonesia. Malaysia’s Hungarian coach Kristof Kovago said the team n
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
scored by Indonesia. Malaysia’s Hungarian coach Kristof Kovago said the team needed to improve ahead of their match against a strong Thai side on Monday. In another round robin match on Sunday, Thailand defeated Singapore 7-0. Source: CNA/Bernam... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
25 more years of flying out of Australia's Pearce Air Base for RSAF pilotsbilateral dialogue mechanism that builds on the strong cooperation between Aust
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
bilateral dialogue mechanism that builds on the strong cooperation between Australia and Singapore, which enjoys longstanding and multi-faceted ties spanning political, economic, defence, people-to-people ties, culture and the arts. Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Swimmers Quah, Schooling ease into finals3:59.80s to finish overall third in the heats, which featured 11 competitors.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
3:59.80s to finish overall third in the heats, which featured 11 competitors. Meanwhile in the 100m backstroke heats, Singapore's Hoong En Qi finished overall 2nd out of 11 competitors with a time of 1:05.20s to advance into the final. Source: CNA... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Oil tanker hit by USS John S McCain laden with fuel oil; no spillSingapore time was at latitude 1.42018 and longitude 104.4326, according to Ves
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Singapore time was at latitude 1.42018 and longitude 104.4326, according to VesselsValue. It added that the vessel is owned by a Greek company Brave Maritime Corporation and is reportedly worth US$17.36 million (S$23.6 million).Source: Reuters/CNA... Read more
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