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Manila Standard Today
Market sustains gains; Jollibee, Semirara riseKong, while the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent. Australia’s S&P/ASX
Manila Standard Today / Posted an hour ago
Kong, while the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index advanced 0.5 percent. Singapore’s Straits Times Index was Asia’s worst performer on Wednesday, falling as much as 1.1 percent, as banks and interest-rate... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Rise Amid Unexpected ECB "Trial Ballon"; Dollar Flat Ahead Of Fed MinutesKong, while the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent. Australia’s S&P/ASX
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 hours ago
Kong, while the Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index advanced 0.5 percent. Singapore’s Straits Times Index was Asia’s worst performer on Wednesday, falling as much as 1.1 percent, as banks and interest-rate... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmtotal sales of private and executive condominium homes to 2,086 - nearly double
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
total sales of private and executive condominium homes to 2,086 - nearly double the 1,064 units sold in June. — The Straits Times China Unicom HK shares halted, market awaits unveiling of ownership reform: Shares in China Unicom Hong Kong... Read more
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The Star
KLCI ekes out slight gains at middayHang Seng improved 0.37 per cent to 27,276.52, South Korea's Kospi improved 0.5
The Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Hang Seng improved 0.37 per cent to 27,276.52, South Korea's Kospi improved 0.50 per cent to 2,345.96, while the Singapore Straits Times index fell 0.91 per cent to 3,264.28 Among heavyweights, Tenaga and Public Bank gained two sen each to RM14.22... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Business closure (61,138 in 2016) increased 53%? « Letters « TR EMERITUS(2015) – the first time this has happened since the 2009 recession (“Business c
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 hours ago
(2015) – the first time this has happened since the 2009 recession (“Business closures exceed newly-formed firms in Dec“, Straits Times, Mar 4, 2016). What about all business entities? As the above data is for companies, has the closure of all... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Langkawi International Airport to undergo US$20m upgrade by Aug 2018and July this year, LIA received a total of 23 chartered flights. “At the mome
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
and July this year, LIA received a total of 23 chartered flights. “At the moment Langkawi has two international flights connecting the island with Singapore and Guangzhou in China,” the New Straits Times quoted him as saying.Source:... Read more
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The Star
Singapore executive condos chalk up bumper salesof these enjoying encouraging sales progress and reducing unsold inventory". H
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
of these enjoying encouraging sales progress and reducing unsold inventory". He predicts that total sales for the year will be between 11,000 and 12,500 units, while Mr Mak of ZACD forecasts a figure between 12,000 and 14,000 units. - Straits... Read more
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The Star
PKR's failure to back DAP official under graft probe sparks tensionillegal factories set up before 2008 to be given time to meet current regulatio
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
illegal factories set up before 2008 to be given time to meet current regulations. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng told The Straits Times that Phee, the councillor in charge of the environment, had merely written two letters in 2015 and 2016 asking... Read more
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The Star
Indonesian police uncover plot to attack presidential palaceof the threats we discovered on social media, we will need to raise our vigilan
The Star / Posted 14 hours ago
of the threats we discovered on social media, we will need to raise our vigilance," Inspector-General Setyo told The Straits Times. "What is clear is that terrorism is still the No. 1 threat, and that must be anticipated." - The Straits... Read more
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asianage
origin man gets 4 mn Singapore dollars in defamation suit against ex-employeradvisers", had accused the company of defaming him in 2012 when providing refer
asianage / Posted yesterday
advisers", had accused the company of defaming him in 2012 when providing references on his work performance, The Straits Times reported. Krishnan lost the defamation suit in the High Court in 2015, but the Court of Appeal later ruled... Read more
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International Business Times
Stag do Brits who took turns to sexually assault unconscious woman to be caned and jailed were sentenced to jail terms of between five and six-and-a-half years and betwe
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
were sentenced to jail terms of between five and six-and-a-half years and between five and eight strokes of the cane, the Straits Times reported. The trio had travelled to Singapore to attend a stag do and music festival Ultra Singapore last... Read more
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The Star
Muay Thai trainer jailed 10 weeks for recording videos of woman showeringthe court to jail his client for between eight and 10 weeks, adding that only t
The Star / Posted yesterday
the court to jail his client for between eight and 10 weeks, adding that only the victim was involved. For each count of insulting the woman's modesty, Chaisim could have been jailed for up to a year and fined. - The Straits Times/Asia News Ne... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
origin man gets $2.9 mn from ex-employer in Singapore as compensationadvisers”, had accused the company of defaming him in 2012 when providing refer
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
advisers”, had accused the company of defaming him in 2012 when providing references on his work performance, The Straits Times reported. Krishnan lost the defamation suit in the High Court in 2015, but the Court of Appeal later ruled... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
How Media Prima’s ad revenue contributed to 21% overall growth in Q2the Group aims to transform its print platform into a leading player in digital
Marketing Interactive / Posted yesterday
the Group aims to transform its print platform into a leading player in digital publishing, with the focus still on The New Straits Times Press (NSTP) to be a digital-first content provider. Last month, Media Prima appointed Khalid as the Group’s... Read more
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The Star
Man awarded RM12.6mil after bad reference cost him new jobthe MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore)." Ramesh said: "People must know tha
The Star / Posted yesterday
the MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore)." Ramesh said: "People must know that justice is served. Somebody must go out there and make a point." He hopes to kick-start his 15-year-long insurance career again. – The Straits Times/Asia News N... Read more
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The Star
Trio jailed for raping Malaysian woman in Singapore hotelpurpose. Ramesh Tiwary, representing Le, highlighted that he was the first to
The Star / Posted yesterday
purpose. Ramesh Tiwary, representing Le, highlighted that he was the first to indicate his desire to plead guilty once the charges were amended by the prosecution, which spared the woman from having to testify. – The Straits Times/Asia News Ne... Read more
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The China Post
The obstacles facing Taiwan's southward pivot By Jermyn Chow, The Straits Times/ANN Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 7:56 am TWN
The China Post / Posted yesterday
By Jermyn Chow, The Straits Times/ANN Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 7:56 am TWN 中文TAIPEI, Taiwan — While Taiwan's move to grow its presence in Southeast Asia and South Asia is making progress, the country... Read more
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International Business Times
Johor royal wedding: Ex-Dutch semi-pro footballer marries princess in lavish ceremony off-white dress with a delicate, sparkly white veil, while the groom wore tradi
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
off-white dress with a delicate, sparkly white veil, while the groom wore traditional white Malay wedding attire. The Straits Times reported that the families of the bride and groom also exchanged wedding gifts. The Johor Royal Family gifted... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian minister warns stern action against culprits behind forum violencethe building and was unhurt, organiser Syed Saddiq said. At least two people we
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
the building and was unhurt, organiser Syed Saddiq said. At least two people were injured, he added. According to the New Straits Times, three teenagers have been held by police after they were apprehended by members of the public. "As a country... Read more
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The Star
Apology accepted but retiree does not wish to meet couple who berated himwas shoved by Chow at the Toa Payoh Lorong 8 hawker centre on April 21 now just
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
was shoved by Chow at the Toa Payoh Lorong 8 hawker centre on April 21 now just wants to move on. In an interview with The Straits Times last night at his home in Ang Mo Kio, Mr Ng - who is also known as Ivor Ng - said that he accepts the couple's... Read more
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The Star
Man dies after suffering heart attack while jogging in Singapore’s nature traillying on the ground along the MacRitchie Nature Trail near Singapore Island Cou
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
lying on the ground along the MacRitchie Nature Trail near Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) on Saturday morning. The Straits Times understands that he suffered from cardiac arrest and later died in hospital. A Singapore Civil Defence Force... Read more
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The Star
39 people stranded mid-air on Sentosa's Tiger Sky Tower ride for 4 hoursare currently troubleshooting the problem and have managed to lower the cabin i
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
are currently troubleshooting the problem and have managed to lower the cabin intermittently by a few metres." When The Straits Times arrived at the scene at about 8.30pm, a crowd had gathered. A woman, who wanted to be known only as Madam Lee,... Read more
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SKY News
Mother arrested for 'posting' baby to orphanagethey said the child's vital signs were stable and that its mother had been arre
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
they said the child's vital signs were stable and that its mother had been arrested. They identified her only as 24-year-old Ms Luo. In China, people who abandon their children can face up to five years in jail, according to the New Straits T... Read more
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The Star
Passengers trapped during Tiger Sky Tower ride in Sentosatower features an enclosed cabin with a capacity of 72 revolving slowly to the
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
tower features an enclosed cabin with a capacity of 72 revolving slowly to the top, which offers passengers 360-degree panoramic views of Singapore and tourist island Sentosa's famous beaches and attractions. - The Straits Times/Asia News... Read more
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dna
Singapore:origin man sentenced to 6 months in prison for assaulting officialsand a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned hi
dna / Posted 4 days ago
and a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned him for smoking in an unauthorised area, The Straits Times reported. With a little over a year in his release in June last year after serving an 11-year, 12-stroke... Read more
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The Star
BCA suspends operation of escalator at Singapore mall after four-old's foot is trappedoff the escalator. Dennis Cheong, general manager of White Sands and Century S
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
off the escalator. Dennis Cheong, general manager of White Sands and Century Square under AsiaMalls Management, told The Straits Times on Saturday that mall staff were alerted at 9.35pm to the incident on the down-riding escalator between levels... Read more
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asianage
Indian man sentenced for 6 months in Singapore prisonand a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned hi
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
and a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned him for smoking in an unauthorised area, The Straits Times reported. With a little over a year in his release in June last year after serving an 11-year, 12-stroke... Read more
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The Star
Couple make emotional apology for berating elderly man in hawker centrefor comment on Friday. His daughter Caroline Ng had said on Facebook that she w
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
for comment on Friday. His daughter Caroline Ng had said on Facebook that she was outraged by the incident: "No matter who is in the right or wrong, nobody should be treated in this manner, let alone an old folk." – The Straits Times/Asia News Netw... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
origin man jailed for six months in Singaporeand a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned hi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
and a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned him for smoking in an unauthorised area, The Straits Times reported. With a little over a year in his release in June last year after serving an 11-year, 12-stroke... Read more
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The Star
Malaysian navy ship berths at Middle Rocksthe Abu Bakar maritime base in Middle Rocks," Malaysia's navy chief, Admiral Ah
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
the Abu Bakar maritime base in Middle Rocks," Malaysia's navy chief, Admiral Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin, told The Straits Times yesterday. "Although it is not being permanently positioned there, it will still frequent the base and carry... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Investors sell stocks, buy gold as war talk continuesslumping 2%, while South Korean shares ended 1.7% lower, the Shanghai Composite
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
slumping 2%, while South Korean shares ended 1.7% lower, the Shanghai Composite Index plummeted 1.6%, Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Index ended down 1.3% – its biggest percentage loss since October 2016 – and Indonesia's Jakarta Composite... Read more
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dna
origin man jailed for six months in Singaporeand a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned hi
dna / Posted 4 days ago
and a National Environment Agency (NEA) officer whose colleague had summoned him for smoking in an unauthorised area, The Straits Times reported. With a little over a year in his release in June last year after serving an 11-year, 12-stroke... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Vietnam first to land in Kuala Lumpur, eye better show this timetold them to remember that the swimmer's mother is Malaysian. "No booing, no j
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
told them to remember that the swimmer's mother is Malaysian. "No booing, no jeering," he was quoted as saying in the New Straits Times newspaper yesterday. "That is not what the SEA Games is about. Tensions will run high, cheer for your team but... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Investors flee stocks for goldslumping 2%, while South Korean shares ended 1.7% lower, the Shanghai Composite
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
slumping 2%, while South Korean shares ended 1.7% lower, the Shanghai Composite Index plummeted 1.6%, Singapore's FTSE Straits Times Index ended down 1.3% -- its biggest percentage loss since October 2016 -- and Indonesia's Jakarta Composite... Read more
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The Star
Quek Leng Beng’s son to lead City Developmentswhich penalises Singapore real-estate companies in their homeland, City Develop
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
which penalises Singapore real-estate companies in their homeland, City Developments said. CapitaLand has gained 23% this year, while City Developments has advanced 39%, outperforming the benchmark Straits Times Index’s 14% increase. — B... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SEA Games: Don’t boo Schooling, Malaysians urgedthat the swimmer’s mother is Malaysian. ADVERTISEMENT “No booing, no jeering,
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
that the swimmer’s mother is Malaysian. ADVERTISEMENT “No booing, no jeering,” he was quoted as saying in the New Straits Times newspaper Friday. “That is not what the SEA Games is about. Tensions will run high, cheer for your team but... Read more
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The Manila Times
Malaysia seizes 19 Filipinos in Sabaharrested 19 undocumented Filipinos who sneaked by boat into the oil-rich state
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
arrested 19 undocumented Filipinos who sneaked by boat into the oil-rich state of Sabah, reports on Thursday said. The New Straits Times said members of the Malaysian armed forces intercepted the boat in Sabah carrying a group of men late on... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: ‘Monster dad’ charged with over 600 counts of raping daughterCrimes against Children to read out each individual accusations against the unn
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
Crimes against Children to read out each individual accusations against the unnamed unit trust agent. According to the New Straits Times, the man allegedly began committing the heinous acts on his now 15-year-old daughter, following a divorce from... Read more
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dna
China to offer advanced rocket launchers, radar system to Malaysia: Reportsof the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar sy
dna / Posted 6 days ago
of the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar system was also not disclosed. Singapore's Straits Times also reported the offer, quoting a senior Malaysian government source on Thursday as saying that it was... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BAM hopes for a M'sian win at worldsfollows the draw ceremony at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) office here a
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
follows the draw ceremony at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) office here at Naza Tower on Wednesday, reported the New Straits Times. The Malaysian second seed opens his campaign in the opening round against France's Brice Leverdez. Other top... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Arab man dies after jumping off jet ski to save daughterArabian man on Tuesday. Penang Island City Council (MBPP) management services
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
Arabian man on Tuesday. Penang Island City Council (MBPP) management services director Mohamed Akbar Mustapha told the New Straits Times that a board of enquiry would be held to investigate the incident. He said the operator of the water sport... Read more
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Swissinfo
China offers rocket launchers, radar system to Malaysia - reportsof the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar sy
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
of the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar system was also not disclosed. Singapore's Straits Times also reported the offer, quoting a senior Malaysian government source on Thursday as saying that it was... Read more
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EuroNews
China offers rocket launchers, radar system to Malaysia - reportsof the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar sy
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
of the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar system was also not disclosed. Singapore’s Straits Times also reported the offer, quoting a senior Malaysian government source on Thursday as saying that it was... Read more
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Reuters
China offers rocket launchers, radar system to Malaysia: reportsof the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar sy
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
of the loan or the cost of the ordnance was not disclosed. The type of radar system was also not disclosed. Singapore's Straits Times also reported the offer, quoting a senior Malaysian government source on Thursday as saying that it was... Read more
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The Star
MAS, CAD warn about investment schemes based on digital coins and tokensoperating costs, which could lower the chances of achieving the returns, the co
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
operating costs, which could lower the chances of achieving the returns, the consumer advisory said. Consumers who suspect that an investment scheme involving digital tokens could be fraudulent should report such cases to the Police. - Straits T... Read more
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Mumbrella
Morry Schwartz launches foreign affairs journal, Jonathan Pearlman joins as editorhe said. Jonathan Pearlman, editor of Australian Foreign Affairs, and correspo
Mumbrella / Posted 6 days ago
he said. Jonathan Pearlman, editor of Australian Foreign Affairs, and correspondent for the Telegraph (UK) and the Straits Times (Singapore), similarly believes there is a strong readership for the title. “It’s a fascinating time to be... Read more
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The Manila Times
Malaysia urges Indonesia to keep a lid on hazehope Indonesia will be able to control this problem so it does not affect (the
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
hope Indonesia will be able to control this problem so it does not affect (the games),” he was quoted as saying in the New Straits Times newspaper. “I believe they will be embarrassed if it does affect the SEA Games as they, too, are competing... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Football: Radical plans put forward to save Singapore’s ailing S.LeagueKia Tong, deputy president Bernard Tan and vice-president Edwin Tong – discusse
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
Kia Tong, deputy president Bernard Tan and vice-president Edwin Tong – discussed the plans in a round-table session for The Straits Times. The headline points from the discussion centred on a major overhaul for the stumbling S.League, including... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
This 32-year-old Indonesian actress just became a director of an airlineon her appointment but the regional aviation behemoth had yet to respond at pre
Asian Correspondent / Posted 7 days ago
on her appointment but the regional aviation behemoth had yet to respond at press time. However, according to the New Straits Times, Raline is a political science graduate from National University of Singapore, and has acted in several... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Malaysia urges Indonesia to keep a lid on haze ahead of SEA Gameshope Indonesia will be able to control this problem so it does not affect (the
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
hope Indonesia will be able to control this problem so it does not affect (the games),” he was quoted as saying in the New Straits Times newspaper. “I believe they will be embarrassed if it does affect the SEA Games as they, too, are competing... Read more
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