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Rajinikanth fans performed aarti in Singapore theatres on 'Kabali' opening dayslowdown the Cathay Complex's online ticket system, prompting the operator to a
Rajinikanth fans performed aarti in Singapore theatres on 'Kabali' opening day
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
slowdown the Cathay Complex's online ticket system, prompting the operator to add extra sessions for the show, reported The Straits Times. Anticipating a large crowd, Rex Cinema had stepped up the security as well. Tickets were sold out at Rex's... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Prince offers to clean up M'sian soccerto me," said Tunku Ismail in a statement carried by the Johor Southern Tigers F
Prince offers to clean up M'sian soccer
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 hours ago
to me," said Tunku Ismail in a statement carried by the Johor Southern Tigers Facebook page on Friday and reported by New Straits Times. "I will personally solve this issue. If I require any assistance from MACC, I will inform MACC. There is no... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Singapore bans newspaper linked to Islamic Statemeans "The Conqueror" in Arabic, is also distributed in Brunei, Indonesia, Mala
Singapore bans newspaper linked to Islamic State
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
means "The Conqueror" in Arabic, is also distributed in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and southern Thailand, the Straits Times newspaper said this month. "ISIS is a terrorist group which poses a serious threat to the security of... Read more
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International Business Times
China, Australia and Malaysia to suspend search for missing MH370 aircraft any new credible evidence, we will continue to work together to analyse those e
China, Australia and Malaysia to suspend search for missing MH370 aircraft
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
any new credible evidence, we will continue to work together to analyse those evidence,'' Lai was quoted as saying by the Straits Times. The search, which has been hampered due to bad weather is expected to end in October or November. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets open flat on subdued global cuesthe top losers with the Nikkei down nearly 1% while Shanghai Composite eased ne
Markets open flat on subdued global cues
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
the top losers with the Nikkei down nearly 1% while Shanghai Composite eased nearly 0.5% while Hang Seng was down 0.4% and Straits Times was marginally down. Major US stock indices took a breather on Thursday after hitting record highs. The Dow... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: Why China must charm ASEAN againquo and the future. *The writer is author of When the Party Ends, winner of th
Commentary: Why China must charm ASEAN again
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
quo and the future. *The writer is author of When the Party Ends, winner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2016, and former China bureau chief of The Straits Times. He is also the founding partner of The Nutgraf, a writing and communications age... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Contact has been made between kidnappers and hostage familieshave begun for the release of the five Malaysian sailors taken hostage from a t
Contact has been made between kidnappers and hostage families
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
have begun for the release of the five Malaysian sailors taken hostage from a tugboat off Lahad Datu. According to the New Straits Times, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said that kidnappers had made contact with the hostages’... Read more
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Daily News
Conservation, urban redevelopment, top on Sri Lanka PM’s mind: The Straits TimesCity Hall Chamber where the first Cabinet was sworn in. Both were kept in their
Conservation, urban redevelopment, top on Sri Lanka PM’s mind: The Straits Times
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
City Hall Chamber where the first Cabinet was sworn in. Both were kept in their original state. Wickremesinghe told The Straits Times after the gallery tour that it “gave us ideas on how our (art) galleries should be built.” Sri Lanka, like... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SMRT shares jump after Temasek’s buyout, but remain below offer priceto fall through. “We advise investors to also consider selling part of their ho
SMRT shares jump after Temasek’s buyout, but remain below offer price
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
to fall through. “We advise investors to also consider selling part of their holdings in the open market at around S$1.68,” they added. The Straits Times Index (STI) edged down 0.22 per cent to 2,939.81 after returning from the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SMRT shares jump after Temasek’s buyout, but remain below offer priceits control,” said the research analysts, adding that SMRT shares could be in f
SMRT shares jump after Temasek’s buyout, but remain below offer price
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
its control,” said the research analysts, adding that SMRT shares could be in for a 31 per cent upside from their previous target price of S$1.28 per share. Meanwhile, the Straits Times Index (STI) hovered near the flatline at 2,944.25 on Thur... Read more
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ESPN FC
Fabregas, Bony, Schweinsteiger top list of players whose futures are in doubtanchor the midfield, and Puel has begun with a diamond that needs one holding p
Fabregas, Bony, Schweinsteiger top list of players whose futures are in doubt
ESPN FC / Posted 3 days ago
anchor the midfield, and Puel has begun with a diamond that needs one holding player, it may leave Romeu on the margins. Richard Jolly is a football writer for ESPN, The Guardian, The National, The Observer, the Straits Times and the Sunday Expr... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Singapore-KL High Speed Rail: 8 things to knowPHOTO FROM The Straits Times/Asia News Network First conceived in 2013, the Si
Singapore-KL High Speed Rail: 8 things to know
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
PHOTO FROM The Straits Times/Asia News Network First conceived in 2013, the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail (HSR) has been three years in the making. Work for the historic rail link, a key bilateral project for both Singapore and Malaysia,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bank robbery suspect to be extraditedbranch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away w
Bank robbery suspect to be extradited
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
branch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away with S$30,000 (780,000 baht) in cash. The Straits Times also reported on Wednesday police found in his notebook escape plans to Chiang Mai and then Dubai, as well as... Read more
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ESPN FC
Man City vs. Bayern MunichCSKA. In the end, he must be grateful both for Aguero's predatory instinct and
Man City vs. Bayern Munich
ESPN FC / Posted 4 days ago
CSKA. In the end, he must be grateful both for Aguero's predatory instinct and Bayern's uncharacteristic generosity. Richard Jolly is a football writer for ESPN, The Guardian, The National, The Observer, the Straits Times and the Sunday... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Indian woman ‘gang-raped again by same men’for not nabbing the accused four days after the crime. Rohtak’s deputy superin
Indian woman ‘gang-raped again by same men’
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
for not nabbing the accused four days after the crime. Rohtak’s deputy superintendent of police Pushpa Khatri told The Straits Times that the families of the accused are being questioned. “We have taken the statement of the girl. In the first... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets open higher led by index heavyweightsChina's Shanghai Composite was down 0.5% while shares in Singapore and Hong Kon
Markets open higher led by index heavyweights
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
China's Shanghai Composite was down 0.5% while shares in Singapore and Hong Kong were trading flat with positive bias. Straits Times and Hang Seng were up 0.1% each. US stocks took a breadther to end flat on Friday after sharp gains in the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thailand’s Tourism Ministry looking to put an end to sex tourismfor such a thing. They come here for our beautiful culture,” Kobkarn was quoted
Thailand’s Tourism Ministry looking to put an end to sex tourism
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
for such a thing. They come here for our beautiful culture,” Kobkarn was quoted saying to Reuters, as reported in the Straits Times. It was pointed out that Thailand’s tourism is driven by its picturesque beaches and ancient Buddhist temples... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SGX requests for trading halt amid reports of separate regulatory unitunit to house its regulatory functions. In an SGX filing, the exchange said th
SGX requests for trading halt amid reports of separate regulatory unit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
unit to house its regulatory functions. In an SGX filing, the exchange said the request was initiated to clarify a Straits Times column on Jul 18 suggesting such a move. "The rumour mill suggests that the SGX may be planning to set up a... Read more
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ESPN FC
Juan Mata and Daley Blind among the Man United stars who could move onright-back instead. Or maybe he will be the exception, one Mourinho likes deplo
Juan Mata and Daley Blind among the Man United stars who could move on
ESPN FC / Posted 6 days ago
right-back instead. Or maybe he will be the exception, one Mourinho likes deploying as a multi-functional player. Richard Jolly is a football writer for ESPN, The Guardian, The National, The Observer, the Straits Times and the Sund... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Market expected to rallyKong’s Hang Seng Index rose to its highest in six months, climbing 5.3 per cent
Market expected to rally
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose to its highest in six months, climbing 5.3 per cent in a week to 21,659.25 points. Singapore’s Straits Times rose 2.8 per cent to 2,925.35 points. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 9.2 per cent in a week to 16,497.85... Read more
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Business Standard India
Singapore Exchange CEO apologises for technical glitch that angered tradersprovide details of its investigation, including on the cause of the disruption,
Singapore Exchange CEO apologises for technical glitch that angered traders
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
provide details of its investigation, including on the cause of the disruption, Loh said in a statement. The benchmark Straits Times Index climbed 0.6 percent at the close on Friday, tracking gains in Asian stocks. Shares of the exchange... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prayut gets a horse, sends a message at Asem summitwas named "Moon", Gen Prayut said. Information about the horses given to the o
Prayut gets a horse, sends a message at Asem summit
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
was named "Moon", Gen Prayut said. Information about the horses given to the other leaders was not available, but the Straits Times said the one given to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was namded "Star of Temasek". The name of the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Shares in Europe drift lower despite advances in AsiaShanghai Composite was only fractionally higher, advancing 0.28 of a point or 0
Shares in Europe drift lower despite advances in Asia
Calcutta News / Posted 8 days ago
Shanghai Composite was only fractionally higher, advancing 0.28 of a point or 0.01% at 3,054.30. The Singapore Straits Times was up 18.43 points or 0.63% at 2,925.35. In Australia, the All Ordinaries closed 18.30 points or 0.33% higher... Read more
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Reuters
Singapore Exchange's securities market reopens after disruptionunable to cover their positions on time due to Thursday's market outage. SGX s
Singapore Exchange's securities market reopens after disruption
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
unable to cover their positions on time due to Thursday's market outage. SGX shares fell 0.6 percent, underperforming the Straits Times Index .STI, which was up 0.6 percent. The latest interruption adds to challenges faced by Chief Executive Loh,... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SDP Calls for COI on Lift Mishaps in Light of Latest E M Services Investigation « Snippets « TR EMERITUSnine PAP-run Town Councils. E M Services is also a lift supplier as well as mai
SDP Calls for COI on Lift Mishaps in Light of Latest E M Services Investigation « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 days ago
nine PAP-run Town Councils. E M Services is also a lift supplier as well as maintenance contractor. According to the Straits Times, a complaint was made two years ago to regulatory body Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) that E M... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets pare early gains; Nifty holds 8,550from China while overnight gains on Wall Street also aided sentiment. The Nikke
Markets pare early gains; Nifty holds 8,550
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
from China while overnight gains on Wall Street also aided sentiment. The Nikkei was up over 1% while the Hang Seng and Straits Times rose 0.6%-0.7% each. However, Chinese shares retreated from their early highs and were trading flat with... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore exchange set for 9am opening after Thursday’s haltare pending.” Shares of the bourse operator have lost 5.2% since Loh took the
Singapore exchange set for 9am opening after Thursday’s halt
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
are pending.” Shares of the bourse operator have lost 5.2% since Loh took the helm, versus a 12% drop in the benchmark Straits Times Index. The stock gauge fell 0.1% on Thursday. Singapore Exchange is home to Southeast Asia’s largest stock... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Japan: Palace denies emperor’s ‘plans’ to retireis absolutely not true,” Vice-Grand Steward Shinichiro Yamamoto was quoted as s
Japan: Palace denies emperor’s ‘plans’ to retire
Asian Correspondent / Posted 9 days ago
is absolutely not true,” Vice-Grand Steward Shinichiro Yamamoto was quoted as saying by AFP, as reported by the Straits Times. The Emperor “has long refrained from discussing systematic issues out of consideration for His Majesty’s... Read more
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International Business Times
Most Asian stock markets trade higher amid possibility of Bank of England rate cut director of finance at Standard Chartered Bank in Tokyo was quoted as saying by
Most Asian stock markets trade higher amid possibility of Bank of England rate cut
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
director of finance at Standard Chartered Bank in Tokyo was quoted as saying by Reuters. Elsewhere in Asia, Singapore's Straits Times Index which was trading lower in mid-morning trade was halted amid duplicate trade confirmation messages... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Singapore horse-racing community in shock over murder of Malaysian jockeyhorse-racing community is in shock over the murder of former Kranji-based appre
Singapore horse-racing community in shock over murder of Malaysian jockey
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
horse-racing community is in shock over the murder of former Kranji-based apprentice jockey Chung Wah Thong in Penang, The Straits Times reported Thursday. The report said Malaysian Chung, who was 28, rode briefly at the Singapore Turf Club... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Chinese netizens vow to boycott Philippine importsso I won’t consider going (to the Philippines) in the near future,” said the se
Chinese netizens vow to boycott Philippine imports
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
so I won’t consider going (to the Philippines) in the near future,” said the senior manager. But some citizens told The Straits Times that they feel the diplomatic spat has little to do with them. Entrepreneur Tony Lai, 32, said: “I watch the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ฺฺBank robbery suspect to be extraditedbranch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away w
ฺฺBank robbery suspect to be extradited
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
branch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away with S$30,000 (780,000 baht) in cash. The Straits Times also reported on Wednesday police found in his notebook escape plans to Chiang Mai and then Dubai, as well as... Read more
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International Business Times
Child rapist escapes from Jakarta prison dressed as Muslim woman in veil families. He put on some lipstick and later walked away as a woman accompanied
Child rapist escapes from Jakarta prison dressed as Muslim woman in veil
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
families. He put on some lipstick and later walked away as a woman accompanied by his wife and their two children," The Straits Times quoted the spokesman as telling AFP. The spokesman added that police have interrogated the wife on suspicion... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore bank robbery suspect to be extraditedbranch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away w
Singapore bank robbery suspect to be extradited
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
branch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away with S$30,000 (780,000 baht) in cash. The Straits Times also reported on Wednesday police found in his notebook escape plans to Chiang Mai and then Dubai, as well as... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore bank robber to be deportedbranch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away w
Singapore bank robber to be deported
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
branch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away with S$30,000 (780,000 baht) in cash. The Straits Times also reported on Wednesday police found in his notebook escape plans to Chiang Mai and then Dubai, as well as... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore bank robber to be deportedChartered branch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He
Singapore bank robber to be deported
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Chartered branch around lunchtime and handed staff a note with his demands. He got away with S$30,000 in cash. The Straits Times also reported on Wednesday police found in his notebook escape plans to Chiang Mai and then Dubai, as well as... Read more
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The Star
KLCI flat for the second day running despite gains in Asiatonne. Among the plantation companies in the KLCI, Sime Darby rose two sen to
KLCI flat for the second day running despite gains in Asia
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
tonne. Among the plantation companies in the KLCI, Sime Darby rose two sen to RM7.59 while KL Kepong rose two sen to RM23.20. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose 0.52% to 21,335.53 points; Singapore’s Straits Times Index rose 0.01% to 2,902.12 poin... Read more
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Business Standard India
Market opens flat; Nifty holds 8,500yen and hopes of stimulus from Japan's central bank. The benchmark Nikkei was u
Market opens flat; Nifty holds 8,500
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
yen and hopes of stimulus from Japan's central bank. The benchmark Nikkei was up 1.5% while Shanghai Composite was up 0.3%. Straits Times was trading flat while Hang Seng was trading 0.5% higher. US stocks surged to record highs with the broader... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
SE Asia stocks higher on Wall Street rally, stimulus hopesample liquidity in the market and manageable inflation. Metropolitan Bank and
SE Asia stocks higher on Wall Street rally, stimulus hopes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
ample liquidity in the market and manageable inflation. Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co finished 3.3% higher. Singapore's Straits Times Index gained 0.9%, Malaysia was flat, while Vietnam recovered in late trading to close 1% higher. Asian shares... Read more
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The Star
Singapore court sentences Malaysian who kicked sleeping woman to 12 months' jailsaid he was very angry then, and had apologised to the victim. He was allowed t
Singapore court sentences Malaysian who kicked sleeping woman to 12 months' jail
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
said he was very angry then, and had apologised to the victim. He was allowed to defer sentence until Aug 10. He could have been jailed for up to 10 years, fined or caned for causing grievous hurt. – The Straits Times... Read more
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The Hindu
Singapore convicts 4 Bangladeshis for funding terrorismSowdagar (31), and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader (29) —— were detained in Apri
Singapore convicts 4 Bangladeshis for funding terrorism
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Sowdagar (31), and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader (29) —— were detained in April under the Internal Security Act (ISA), the Straits Times reported. Rahman was sentenced to 60 months in jail. Sohel was given 24 months while Miah and Jabath each got... Read more
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The Star
Hague Tribunal rules against China in South China Sea claimitself, the Philippines is trying through its other submissions to show that Ch
Hague Tribunal rules against China in South China Sea claim
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
itself, the Philippines is trying through its other submissions to show that China has little maritime rights through the reefs and rocks it currently occupies and therefore also invalidate the nine-dash line. – The Straits Times/Asia News... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asian stocks at 11-week high as Japan rallies on stimulusS&P/NZX 50 Index gained 0.2%. Taiwan’s Taiex index climbed 0.6%, Hong Kong’s Ha
Asian stocks at 11-week high as Japan rallies on stimulus
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
S&P/NZX 50 Index gained 0.2%. Taiwan’s Taiex index climbed 0.6%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index advanced 1.7% and Singapore’s Straits Times Index increased 0.7%. China’s Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.8% to its highest close in almost three... Read more
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New Kerala
Singapore convicts 4 Bangladeshis for funding terrorism - newkerala.com #89064two to five years. The four -- Rahman Mizanur, 31, Miah Rubel, 26, Md Jabath K
Singapore convicts 4 Bangladeshis for funding terrorism - newkerala.com #89064
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
two to five years. The four -- Rahman Mizanur, 31, Miah Rubel, 26, Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31, and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29 -- were detained in April under the Internal Security Act (ISA), the Straits Times r... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Four Bangladeshis jailed in Singapore for financing terrorismInternal Security Act (ISA). The four are Mizanur Rahman, 31, Rubel Miah, 26,
Four Bangladeshis jailed in Singapore for financing terrorism
Bdnews24.com / Posted 11 days ago
Internal Security Act (ISA). The four are Mizanur Rahman, 31, Rubel Miah, 26, Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31, and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29. A Straits Times report says they had pleaded guilty to their crimes o... Read more
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Business Standard India
Firm global cues boost markets; Nifty hits 8,500Wall Street. Japanese shares were the top gainers with Nikkei up 2.7% while Sha
Firm global cues boost markets; Nifty hits 8,500
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Wall Street. Japanese shares were the top gainers with Nikkei up 2.7% while Shanghai Composite was trading flat. Further, Straits Times and Hang Seng were up 0.4% each. US stocks edged higher to with the S&P 500 hitting record highs on Monday... Read more
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The Star
Holland Village bank robbery: Suspect was in Bangkok within six hours of crimeof the bank robbery in Holland Village, the suspect was roaming the streets of
Holland Village bank robbery: Suspect was in Bangkok within six hours of crime
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
of the bank robbery in Holland Village, the suspect was roaming the streets of Bangkok. Former police officers told The Straits Times yesterday that they were puzzled as to how that could have happened. The suspect, a Canadian, had fled... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bulls roar on D-street; Nifty hits highest level since August 2015Nikkei soared nearly 4% — the highest since February — on election results, whi
Bulls roar on D-street; Nifty hits highest level since August 2015
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
Nikkei soared nearly 4% — the highest since February — on election results, while Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite and Straits Times rose between 0.5-1%. European major indices were also trading higher nearly 1% as of 5 pm IST. The optimism... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bank robber nabbed after fleeing Singaporeofficers work at scene of a robbery at Standard Chartered Bank branch in Hollan
Bank robber nabbed after fleeing Singapore
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
officers work at scene of a robbery at Standard Chartered Bank branch in Holland Village, Singapore, on July 7, 2016. (Straits Times/Mark Cheong/via Reuters) A robber of a bank in Singapore last week has been arrested after fleeing to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Singapore police hunt bank 'note' robberpolice spokesman confirmed the robbery and said no weapon was used, but gave no
Singapore police hunt bank 'note' robber
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
police spokesman confirmed the robbery and said no weapon was used, but gave no details of the note's contents. The local Straits Times newspaper said police were searching for an Australian man. Bank robberies are rare in Singapore, whose tough... Read more
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