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The China Post
Mega Bank chairman steps downWednesday amid mounting pressure over his role in a money-laundering scandal.
Mega Bank chairman steps down
The China Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Wednesday amid mounting pressure over his role in a money-laundering scandal. In a leaked resignation letter, Shiu says he was stepping down due to his "inability to gain the trust of the public and unwillingness to add to the burden of (his)... Read more
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The China Post
Gov't unveils ill-gotten party assets office TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) and Wellington Ku (顧立雄) officially o
Gov't unveils ill-gotten party assets office
The China Post / Posted 7 hours ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) and Wellington Ku (顧立雄) officially opened the office of a newly formed committee targeting ill-gotten party assets Wednesday, with Ku warning that the body faced a... Read more
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The Temasek Review
How effective is the national Jobs Bank? « Editorial « TR EMERITUSA former HR practitioner – who later became a businessman and stood in the past
How effective is the national Jobs Bank? « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 9 hours ago
A former HR practitioner – who later became a businessman and stood in the past two General Elections – shares his thoughts about the flaws of the government’s Jobs Bank portal. Osman Bin Sulaiman said in a Facebook post that the portal was... Read more
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The China Post
Premier says central bank governor helped lessen fines for Mega Bank TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) on Tuesday confirmed Perng Fai-nan (
Premier says central bank governor helped lessen fines for Mega Bank
The China Post / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) on Tuesday confirmed Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南), head of the central bank, had played a key role in negotiating with U.S. regulators in lowering a... Read more
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Reuters
Taiwan taskforce to supervise probe into Mega Financial's New York branch: premierThe logo of Mega International Commercial Bank is seen in Taipei, Taiwan August
Taiwan taskforce to supervise probe into Mega Financial's New York branch: premier
Reuters / Posted yesterday
The logo of Mega International Commercial Bank is seen in Taipei, Taiwan August 23, 2016. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu TAIPEI Taiwan's premier said on Tuesday the government has formed an emergency taskforce to supervise its investigation into Mega... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Singapore Succession a Troubling IssueSuddenly, the Singapore government is beginning to look vulnerable as it realiz
Singapore Succession a Troubling Issue
Asia Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Suddenly, the Singapore government is beginning to look vulnerable as it realizes that all the micromanaging it has done to make the island nation a predictable haven, and thus a chart-topper in living standards rankings, can be thwarted by trends... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai vows reform of sports associationsTaiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) vowed institutional reform of sports ass
Tsai vows reform of sports associations
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
Taiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) vowed institutional reform of sports associations at an event for the returning Rio 2016 Olympic squad at the Presidential Office on Monday. She said that reforms would include the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Information on Zika cases released as soon as possible: Tan Chuan-JinSINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH) put out information on the 41 confirmed
Information on Zika cases released as soon as possible: Tan Chuan-Jin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH) put out information on the 41 confirmed cases of locally transmitted Zika infection in Singapore as soon as it was ready, said Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin on Monday (Aug 29). "I... Read more
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The China Post
Premier lauds Olympic athletes TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan congratulated Taiwan's returning Rio 2016
Premier lauds Olympic athletes
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan congratulated Taiwan's returning Rio 2016 Olympic squad Monday at a special banquet and vowed to better support the nation's athletes. Taiwan, competing as Chinese Taipei, earned one... Read more
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Gazette News
Chinese officials visit Essex UniversityTOP Chinese business and technology officials visited the University of Essex.
Chinese officials visit Essex University
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
TOP Chinese business and technology officials visited the University of Essex. The delegation which arrived from the Jiangsu Province, included the vice president at Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute He Liwen, president at Robotics... Read more
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The China Post
'Civic hacker' picked to guide digital policy TAIPEI -- The appointment of Audrey Tang (唐鳳), a self-styled "civic hacker" i
'Civic hacker' picked to guide digital policy
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
TAIPEI -- The appointment of Audrey Tang (唐鳳), a self-styled "civic hacker" involved in several online projects on public participation in policy discussions, as a minister without portfolio was seen as... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidencyTAIPEI: Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is battling falling popularity and incr
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidency
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is battling falling popularity and increased pressure from Beijing as she approaches 100 days in office marred by controversy. Since she took the leadership in May, Tsai has been faced with a litany of... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Don't wait till last minute: BNMMIRI: Holders of credit or debit cards must start replacing their signature-bas
Don't wait till last minute: BNM
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
MIRI: Holders of credit or debit cards must start replacing their signature-based cards to the new ones that use PIN (personal identification number) before the anticipated rush as the year-end deadline looms. Bank Negara Malaysia and bank industry... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crowds throng Parliament House to pay last respects to former PresidentS R Nathan's body lay in state, snaking queues formed outside Parliament House
Crowds throng Parliament House to pay last respects to former President
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
S R Nathan's body lay in state, snaking queues formed outside Parliament House on Thursday (Aug 25), with members of the public lining up to pay their last respects to him. Crowds waiting outside Parliament House to pay their respects to Mr... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidencyTAIPEI: Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is battling falling popularity and incr
Tough road for Taiwan’s Tsai after rocky start to presidency
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is battling falling popularity and increased pressure from Beijing as she approaches 100 days in office marred by controversy. Since she took the leadership in May, Tsai has been faced with a litany of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Boracay arrests tip of the icebergSOME of the 25 Taiwanese nationals who were arrested on Boracay Island believed
Boracay arrests tip of the iceberg
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
SOME of the 25 Taiwanese nationals who were arrested on Boracay Island believed to be involved in illegal drugs and cybercrime JAN ALLEN ASCANO/CONTRIBUTOR ILOILO CITY—A deadly mix of cybercrime and drugs is at the core of the operations of what... Read more
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The China Post
New Taipei Mayor Chu hosts leader of Shanghai delegationTaipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) hosted a lunch with Shanghai delegation leader
New Taipei Mayor Chu hosts leader of Shanghai delegation
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) hosted a lunch with Shanghai delegation leader Sha Hailin (沙海林) Wednesday in Banqiao, on the heels of an official exchange in Taipei. Chu, a former Kuomintang (KMT) chairman and the party's most recent presidential... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
M'sia to fully implement pin and pay system by July 1 MIRI: The signature verification card payment transaction for cardholders wil
M'sia to fully implement pin and pay system by July 1
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
MIRI: The signature verification card payment transaction for cardholders will be gradually abolished to make way for the implementation of the pin and pay system on July 1, 2017. Bank Negara... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cases filed vs 25 undesirable aliens for drugs, cybercrimeCases for violating the Philippine Immigration Act for posing risk to public in
Cases filed vs 25 undesirable aliens for drugs, cybercrime
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Cases for violating the Philippine Immigration Act for posing risk to public interest were filed Wednesday against 25 foreign drug and cybercrime suspects arrested by the police on Boracay Island in Aklan province last Monday. ​Bureau of Immigration... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Do we deserve a champion like Joseph Schooling? « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUS#‎NeverForget‬ The same group of people who have seemingly turned their backs o
Do we deserve a champion like Joseph Schooling? « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 7 days ago
#‎NeverForget‬ The same group of people who have seemingly turned their backs on our national hero is now por-ing and licking his boots like their lives depend on it. I met Joseph Schooling’s father, Colin Schooling, during a sports dialogue,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Team Singapore sailors back home after Rio gamesSINGAPORE: The last Team Singapore contingent returned home from the Rio Olympi
Team Singapore sailors back home after Rio games
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: The last Team Singapore contingent returned home from the Rio Olympics in the early hours of Wednesday morning (Aug 24). The group comprised eight sailors - Griselda Khng, Sara Tan, Jovina Choo, Amanda Ng, Colin Cheng, Denise Lim, Justin... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Ruth S. Holmberg Grants Honor And Fund UTC Faculty ResearchThe University of Tennessee Chattanooga announces recipients of the 2016-2017 R
Ruth S. Holmberg Grants Honor And Fund UTC Faculty Research
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga announces recipients of the 2016-2017 Ruth S. Holmberg Grants. "From helping veterans, US roads, and studying voting data from this year’s election, our faculty are involved in innovative research and... Read more
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The China Post
Premier Lin Chuan denies gov't 'throwing money at problems' TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) denied criticism that the government
Premier Lin Chuan denies gov't 'throwing money at problems'
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) denied criticism that the government was spending upward of NT$100 million per day and "throwing money at problems." "The government deals with... Read more
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Reuters
PM Lee's health scare exposes Singapore's leadership uncertaintySINGAPORE One of Singapore's greatest strengths is its predictability: in a reg
PM Lee's health scare exposes Singapore's leadership uncertainty
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE One of Singapore's greatest strengths is its predictability: in a region where coups and economic meltdowns are not uncommon, it has long been a haven of stability for investors and businesses. But when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan a 'pioneer, leader and change agent': NUSSINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has paid tribute to late
S R Nathan a 'pioneer, leader and change agent': NUS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) has paid tribute to late former President S R Nathan, calling him a "pioneer, leader and change agent". Mr Nathan served as Chancellor of NUS from 1999 to 2011, during which time he urged the... Read more
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The China Post
Protesters demand land justice; Lin receives Peng Hsiu-chun The Taiwan Alliance of Anti-Forced Eviction protested outside the Executive Y
Protesters demand land justice; Lin receives Peng Hsiu-chun
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
The Taiwan Alliance of Anti-Forced Eviction protested outside the Executive Yuan Monday, demanding that the new Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration fulfill its campaign... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Empty QC house was a ‘shabu’ labQCPD chief Senior Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar (center) inspects the drug eq
Empty QC house was a ‘shabu’ lab
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
QCPD chief Senior Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar (center) inspects the drug equipment found at the abandoned shabu laboratory in Grace Village, Barangay Apolonio Samson, Quezon City. QCPD photo AN ABANDONED townhouse in Barangay Apolonio Samson,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
QC cops find shabu lab in townhouseQuezon City Police District chief Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar inspects illegal dr
QC cops find shabu lab in townhouse
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Quezon City Police District chief Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar inspects illegal drug paraphernalia at the shabu laboratory the police discovered on Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016) in Grace Village, Brgy. Apolonio Samson in Quezon City. (Photo from... Read more
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The China Post
Committed to cross-strait status quo: Tsai TAIPEI, Taiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirmed Saturday her belief in th
Committed to cross-strait status quo: Tsai
The China Post / Posted 11 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirmed Saturday her belief in the importance of maintaining the status quo in cross-strait relations, three months into her presidency. "Our goal is to... Read more
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The China Post
Toll payout firm should show social responsibility: Lin TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said Friday that the private contrac
Toll payout firm should show social responsibility: Lin
The China Post / Posted 12 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said Friday that the private contractor involved in the recent toll collector compensation agreement needed to display "more social responsibility" as... Read more
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The China Post
Budget boost for education, welfare Premier Lin Chuan (林全) announced Thursday that the proposed 2017 annual budge
Budget boost for education, welfare
The China Post / Posted 13 days ago
Premier Lin Chuan (林全) announced Thursday that the proposed 2017 annual budget includes increased funding for education and social welfare. Speaking at a press conference at the Executive Yuan, Lin said that the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik on five-day visit to Singapore until Aug 19SINGAPORE: Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik is in Singapore for a five-day visit whi
Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik on five-day visit to Singapore until Aug 19
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: Brunei's Prince Abdul Malik is in Singapore for a five-day visit which will conclude on Friday (Aug 19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said. In a media statement on Thursday, MFA said that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan reveals cautious first budget as Tsai pledges growthTAIPEI: Taiwan's new government unveiled its first budget on Thursday (Aug 18)
Taiwan reveals cautious first budget as Tsai pledges growth
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan's new government unveiled its first budget on Thursday (Aug 18) as it tries to kickstart the island's fragile economy, but the cautious spending plan raised questions over whether it was investing enough. President Tsai Ing-wen was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thousands turn up to support Joseph Schooling during victory paradeSINGAPORE: Thousands of fans came out to support the Republic’s first Olympic g
Thousands turn up to support Joseph Schooling during victory parade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: Thousands of fans came out to support the Republic’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling on Thursday (Aug 18) as he embarked on a victory parade, travelling from Old Airport Road to Raffles City in an open-top bus to meet and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Joseph Schooling goes on victory parade through SingaporeSINGAPORE: The Republic’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling embarke
Joseph Schooling goes on victory parade through Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling embarked on a victory parade on Thursday (Aug 18), travelling from Old Airport Road to Raffles City in an open-top bus to meet and greet fans. The route is taking the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Joseph Schooling to go on victory parade through SingaporeSINGAPORE: The Republic’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling is emba
Joseph Schooling to go on victory parade through Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling is embarking on a victory parade on Thursday (Aug 18), travelling from Old Airport Road to Raffles City in an open-top bus to meet and greet fans. The route is taking the... Read more
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The China Post
Top officials approve guidelines for 'New Southbound Policy'Southbound Policy' TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan will seek well-intentioned interac
Top officials approve guidelines for 'New Southbound Policy'
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
Southbound Policy' TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan will seek well-intentioned interaction and cooperation with mainland China in the future in a bid to promote the "New Southbound Policy," after a top-level meeting at the Presidential Office approved the... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Netizens lambast Singapore Parliament’s cheapshot at stealing Schooling’s glory « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUSThe Government held a motion in Parliament on Monday to congratulate Joseph Sch
Netizens lambast Singapore Parliament’s cheapshot at stealing Schooling’s glory « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 15 days ago
The Government held a motion in Parliament on Monday to congratulate Joseph Schooling on the Olympic gold medal he won on 13 August in the 100m butterfly final at the Rio Olympics 2016. Parliament Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community, and Youth... Read more
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The China Post
Tsai's approval rating slides to 45.5% as administration nears its hundredth dayA poll conducted mid-July reported 53.2 percent public approval for Taiwan's pr
Tsai's approval rating slides to 45.5% as administration nears its hundredth day
The China Post / Posted 16 days ago
A poll conducted mid-July reported 53.2 percent public approval for Taiwan's president, who took office on May 20. Since then, public approval of Tsai's performance has declined to 45.5 percent, while her disapproval rating has risen to 39.8... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'I had goosebumps': Joseph Schooling on being honoured in ParliamentSINGAPORE: Hours after he landed at Changi Airport to a rockstar reception, Oly
'I had goosebumps': Joseph Schooling on being honoured in Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Hours after he landed at Changi Airport to a rockstar reception, Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling was in Parliament with his parents and formally congratulated for his historic achievement at the Rio 2016 Games. Members of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Parliament moves motion to congratulate Schooling on Olympic successSINGAPORE: Parliament on Monday (Aug 15) moved a motion to formally recognise J
Parliament moves motion to congratulate Schooling on Olympic success
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Parliament on Monday (Aug 15) moved a motion to formally recognise Joseph Schooling's triumph at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The swimmer was the first Singaporean to clinch Olympic gold, after he finished the 100m butterfly event with an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lasting Power of Attorney fees waived for 2 more yearsSINGAPORE: Fees for Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) form 1 applications will be
Lasting Power of Attorney fees waived for 2 more years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE: Fees for Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) form 1 applications will be waived for a further two years, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) said on Monday (Aug 15). An LPA allows a person who is at least 21 years of age to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'I expect it to be something crazy': Schooling heads home for the big welcomeBARCELONA: It took all of 50.39 seconds for Singaporean Joseph Schooling to mak
'I expect it to be something crazy': Schooling heads home for the big welcome
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
BARCELONA: It took all of 50.39 seconds for Singaporean Joseph Schooling to make his mark as an Olympic champion - and the 24 hours of travel from Rio de Janeiro to Singapore to cement the worldwide fame that comes with that honour. Since leaving... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
How giantkiller Schooling beat PhelpsRIO DE JANEIRO: Joseph Schooling was just 13 years old when he first met his id
How giantkiller Schooling beat Phelps
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 17 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO: Joseph Schooling was just 13 years old when he first met his idol Michael Phelps, but was already hatching the plans that led to one of the greatest boilovers in Olympic swimming history. Neither Schooling or Phelps knew it at the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Netizens lap up Schooling's Olympics win with calls for holiday, NS exemptionSINGAPORE: First came the outpouring of national pride for Joseph Schooling’s h
Netizens lap up Schooling's Olympics win with calls for holiday, NS exemption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: First came the outpouring of national pride for Joseph Schooling’s historic gold medal win at the Olympics for Singapore, then the euphoria on social media gave way to talk of recognition and reward for the 21-year-old. Aside from the... Read more
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Rappler
How Singapore's giantkiller Schooling beat Phelps in RioUPSET. Joseph Schooling had once been a child looking up to Michael Phelps. At
How Singapore's giantkiller Schooling beat Phelps in Rio
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
UPSET. Joseph Schooling had once been a child looking up to Michael Phelps. At Rio he spoiled Phelps' party to win his country's first gold medal. Photo by Bernd Thissen/EPA RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Joseph Schooling was just 13 years old when he... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
How Singapore's giantkiller Schooling beat PhelpsRIO DE JANEIRO - Joseph Schooling was just 13 years old when he first met his i
How Singapore's giantkiller Schooling beat Phelps
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
RIO DE JANEIRO - Joseph Schooling was just 13 years old when he first met his idol Michael Phelps, but he was already hatching the plans that led to one of the greatest boilovers in Olympic swimming history. Singapore's Joseph Schooling, 21, won the... Read more
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The China Post
'Hands off our assets': KMT to government Kuomintang (KMT) officials raised concerns that the ruling Democratic Progres
'Hands off our assets': KMT to government
The China Post / Posted 20 days ago
Kuomintang (KMT) officials raised concerns that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was attempting to target its party assets Thursday, in light of the Executive Yuan nominating a DPP legislator to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
30 more pre-schools to have support programme for special needs: Tan Chuan-JinTeaching children to be “completely inclusive” and comfortable around those wit
30 more pre-schools to have support programme for special needs: Tan Chuan-Jin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
Teaching children to be “completely inclusive” and comfortable around those with disabilities starts early, Minister Tan Chuan-Jin tells programme Talking Point. SINGAPORE: More parents will soon be able to send their children to preschools with... Read more
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The China Post
Koo named head of ill-gotten assets committee TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan tapped Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)
Koo named head of ill-gotten assets committee
The China Post / Posted 22 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan tapped Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wellington Koo (顧立雄) to lead a committee tasked with the handling of illicit party assets on Tuesday. Koo, who... Read more
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