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Asian Correspondent
Singapore: Chinese duo caught ‘sticky-handed’ with casino chips worth over $100kstealing chips worth over $100,000 from patrons at two Singapore casinos – Mari
Singapore: Chinese duo caught ‘sticky-handed’ with casino chips worth over $100k
Asian Correspondent / Posted 8 hours ago
stealing chips worth over $100,000 from patrons at two Singapore casinos – Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa. A Straits Times report yesterday said that duo had used a simple, yet apparently effective trick to nick the chips – sticking... Read more
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The Irish Times
Did you hear the one about the Burlington and the teaspoons?executive, Bellew is also getting into scrapes with print journalists. Two week
Did you hear the one about the Burlington and the teaspoons?
The Irish Times / Posted 23 hours ago
executive, Bellew is also getting into scrapes with print journalists. Two weeks ago, he had a letter published in the New Straits Times lambasting the editor over a “sensationalised” front-page story. The fate of Malaysia’s missing flight MH370 is... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Gani, Zeti and Abu Kassim told to clear their namesprime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should lodge a police report and pursue
Gani, Zeti and Abu Kassim told to clear their names
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should lodge a police report and pursue legal action to clear their names, New Straits Times reports. Terengganu Umno Youth chief Mohd Johari Abu Bakar said if it was untrue that the trio — former Bank... Read more
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The Irish Times
Caveat: Burlington fall and resurrection a parable for Irelandexecutive, Bellew is also getting into scrapes with print journalists. Two week
Caveat: Burlington fall and resurrection a parable for Ireland
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
executive, Bellew is also getting into scrapes with print journalists. Two weeks ago, he had a letter published in the New Straits Times lambasting the editor over a “sensationalised” front-page story. The fate of Malaysia’s missing flight MH370 is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commentary: Why China dominates table tennismany more years. * The writer is author of When the Party Ends, winner of the
Commentary: Why China dominates table tennis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
many more years. * 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 a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Three family members slashed to death after man runs amok in MalaccaA Wahab, 70, and Mariah Baharom, 62; their 22-year-old son, university student
Three family members slashed to death after man runs amok in Malacca
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
A Wahab, 70, and Mariah Baharom, 62; their 22-year-old son, university student Taufik Hassan, was also killed, the New Straits Times (NST) reported. The couple’s two daughters were injured in the attack in Kampong Bertam Malim. Mariah is... Read more
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International Business Times
South Korea finds second case of cholera in one weekProfessor Choi Jun Yong of the infectious diseases division at Severance Hospit
South Korea finds second case of cholera in one week
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Professor Choi Jun Yong of the infectious diseases division at Severance Hospital was quoted as saying by The Straits Times. Signs and symptoms prevalent in cholera are — rapid heart rate, acute watery diarrhoea with vomiting, dry... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Et tu, Straits Times? « Editorial « TR EMERITUSSometime back, TR Emeritus (TRE) was slammed, among other things, by the Strait
Et tu, Straits Times? « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
Sometime back, TR Emeritus (TRE) was slammed, among other things, by the Straits Times (ST) when it wrongly (but innocently and without malice) published a reader’s comments on Finance Minister’s Heng Swee Kiat’s medical bills. ST back then took TRE... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan's heart for people of Singapore 'an inspiration': President Tony TanTemasek (1st Class) in 2013. After retiring from the Civil Service in 1982, Mr
S R Nathan's heart for people of Singapore 'an inspiration': President Tony Tan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Temasek (1st Class) in 2013. After retiring from the Civil Service in 1982, Mr Nathan became the Executive Chairman of the Straits Times and was later appointed Singapore’s High Commission to Malaysia and Ambassador to the United States. As a... Read more
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Rappler
Hidilyn Diaz, other ASEAN Olympic medalists get free AirAsia flightsbe the best in the world. Thank you to all the medalists for making us dream an
Hidilyn Diaz, other ASEAN Olympic medalists get free AirAsia flights
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
be the best in the world. Thank you to all the medalists for making us dream and believe." According to a report from New Straits Times Online, Fernandes said silver medalists such as Diaz will be given free flights for 5 years while bronze... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Did 154th tried to whitewash late President Ong Teng Cheong? « Complaint « Letters « TR EMERITUSDear The Straits Times. If you have read the book “Men in White The Untold Stor
Did 154th tried to whitewash late President Ong Teng Cheong? « Complaint « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
Dear The Straits Times. If you have read the book “Men in White The Untold Story of Singapore’s Ruling Political Party” published by SPH, you would find on page 349, that it states that Mr Ong Teng Cheong was Singapore’s first elected president. I... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Revamped school curricula next yearand Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Menengah (KSSM). Education Director-General Tan
Revamped school curricula next year
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
and Kurikulum Standard Sekolah Menengah (KSSM). Education Director-General Tan Sri Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof told the New Straits Times that the Curriculum Review, which was planned in the Malaysia Education Blueprint (2013-2025), was completed.... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore’s former president S.R. Nathan dies, state funeral on Fridayto Malaysia in 1988. From 1990 to 1996, Ramanathan served as Singapore’s ambass
Singapore’s former president S.R. Nathan dies, state funeral on Friday
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
to Malaysia in 1988. From 1990 to 1996, Ramanathan served as Singapore’s ambassador to the United States. According to Straits Times, Nathan’s remains will lie in state on Thursday at Parliament House, where the public can pay their last... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore: PM Lee put on week-long medical leave after taking ill during speechDay Rally speech on Sunday. The Prime Minister’s office on Monday said Lee wil
Singapore: PM Lee put on week-long medical leave after taking ill during speech
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
Day Rally speech on Sunday. The Prime Minister’s office on Monday said Lee will be on medical leave until Aug 29. The Straits Times reported that Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will stand in for the 64-year-old Lee while he is away. The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S R Nathan, the 'indispensable man for all seasons'home to a hero's welcome and a National Day honour. The man who was to later s
S R Nathan, the 'indispensable man for all seasons'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
home to a hero's welcome and a National Day honour. The man who was to later serve six years as executive chairman of The Straits Times Press, spent a good part of his working life in the foreign service. He was made Permanent Secretary of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nifty slips below 8,650; Welspun India slumps 20%this week. Except for the Nikkei which gained marginally on the weakness of the
Nifty slips below 8,650; Welspun India slumps 20%
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
this week. Except for the Nikkei which gained marginally on the weakness of the yen the Shanghai Composite was down 0.4%. Straits Times and Hang Seng were down 0.2%-0.5% each. US stocks ended lower on Friday after investors booked profits on... Read more
5d
Asian Correspondent
To curb radicalization, Singapore wants all Islamic teachers registeredIslamic studies from a government-recognized institution, said Muslim Affairs M
To curb radicalization, Singapore wants all Islamic teachers registered
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
Islamic studies from a government-recognized institution, said Muslim Affairs Minister Yaacob Ibrahim, as reported by the Straits Times. The scheme has been in place since 2005, but up until now, registration has been voluntary, with... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore to amend Constitution so minority race president elected from time to timeto time. So we had Encik Yusof Ishak, Prof Benjamin Sheares, Mr Devan Nair and
Singapore to amend Constitution so minority race president elected from time to time
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 days ago
to time. So we had Encik Yusof Ishak, Prof Benjamin Sheares, Mr Devan Nair and Mr Wee Kim Wee,” he was quoted as saying in Straits Times. The late Yusof was Singapore’s first and only Malay president. Since the Elected Presidency system was... Read more
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5d
Rappler
Singapore PM falls ill during live televised speechThey assess that his condition is not serious," his office said in a statement.
Singapore PM falls ill during live televised speech
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
They assess that his condition is not serious," his office said in a statement. Lee has been in power since 2004. Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said Lee planned to complete his speech after resting, the Straits Times reported.– Rapp... Read more
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CNBC
Singapore PM's speech suspended after PM becomes unwell: Reportsshaken and unable to continue the speech, Reuters reported, citing Channel News
Singapore PM's speech suspended after PM becomes unwell: Reports
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
shaken and unable to continue the speech, Reuters reported, citing Channel News Asia footage. State-controlled The Straits Times reported a medical team is now attending to him and say his condition is not considered to be serious. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Extradition of accused Singapore robber stalledthe request, according to a Singapore media report. "We denied it because we a
Extradition of accused Singapore robber stalled
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
the request, according to a Singapore media report. "We denied it because we are not in the position to consider it," The Straits Times quoted Amnat Chotchai, director-general of the international affairs department at OAG, as saying. He did not... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ist Singaporean to catch all 145 Pokemon admits getting help from overseas friendsSentosa and Punggol. He walked and waited from 8pm till the wee hours of the n
Ist Singaporean to catch all 145 Pokemon admits getting help from overseas friends
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Sentosa and Punggol. He walked and waited from 8pm till the wee hours of the night to find or evolve them, he told The Straits Times. He showed The New Paper, which interviewed him on Wednesday, a live video of his Pokedex as proof. However,... Read more
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sportsmole
Sepang reveals circuit changes for 2016feature of the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, Razali added, is changes to the actua
Sepang reveals circuit changes for 2016
sportsmole / Posted 8 days ago
feature of the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, Razali added, is changes to the actual corners at Sepang, which according to the Straits Times newspaper have been implemented to encourage overtaking. "There will be some unknowns for the teams and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singtel to buy majority stake in Intouchshares have risen 15% this year as of Wednesday’s close, compared with the 1.4%
Singtel to buy majority stake in Intouch
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
shares have risen 15% this year as of Wednesday’s close, compared with the 1.4% drop in the Singapore benchmark Straits Times Index. The five largest shareholders of Intouch as of the latest sharholders' book closing date on March 3,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singtel to pay $1.8bn for stakes in Intouch, Bhartishares have risen 15% this year as of Wednesday’s close, compared with the 1.4%
Singtel to pay $1.8bn for stakes in Intouch, Bharti
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
shares have risen 15% this year as of Wednesday’s close, compared with the 1.4% drop in the Singapore benchmark Straits Times Index. The top five largest shareholders of InTouch as of the latest sharholders' book closing date on March... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian Olympic cyclist wins bronze, ‘thanks’ state government for lack of supportfor assistance, saying that cycling was one of the four core sports prioritized
Malaysian Olympic cyclist wins bronze, ‘thanks’ state government for lack of support
Asian Correspondent / Posted 9 days ago
for assistance, saying that cycling was one of the four core sports prioritized by the state government, reported the New Straits Times. However, Ahmad Razif added that they would thoroughly investigate the claims and apologized on behalf of the... Read more
9d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Intouch sale to Singtel firms upand Temasek officials declined to comment on "market speculation." Officials at
Intouch sale to Singtel firms up
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
and Temasek officials declined to comment on "market speculation." Officials at Intouch and Bharti declined to comment. Singtel shares have risen 15% this year, compared with the 1.4% drop in the Singapore benchmark Str... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rajinikath magic: Singapore company cashes in from Kabali figurinesfigurines produced by Carbon Copy Collectibles have been sold since sales began
Rajinikath magic: Singapore company cashes in from Kabali figurines
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
figurines produced by Carbon Copy Collectibles have been sold since sales began in mid-June for the global market, The Straits Times reported on Wednesday. The company, founded by five Singaporeans of Indian origins, was selected by Kabali's... Read more
10d
The Temasek Review
No Cooling-Off day for voting on Contempt of Court Bill « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSStraits Times on Tuesday, reported that 19 MPs spoke. Nine Workers’ Party MPs a
No Cooling-Off day for voting on Contempt of Court Bill « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 days ago
Straits Times on Tuesday, reported that 19 MPs spoke. Nine Workers’ Party MPs and NCMPs (Non-Constituency MPs) spoke and voted against the Bill. Bravo and thank you Workers’ Party! Four NMPs (Nominated MPs) also spoke. They politely sought... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian toddler drowns in pail of water in bathroomthe clinic sent the unconscious boy to the Shah Alam Hospital, where he was pro
Malaysian toddler drowns in pail of water in bathroom
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
the clinic sent the unconscious boy to the Shah Alam Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, he said. According to the New Straits Times, Shafien said that the mother had gone to sleep at about 8am, after sending her husband to work. "She went... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Singapore Passes Expanded Contempt of Court Lawsecond time Wei Ling has spoken out recently. In May she said she would no long
Singapore Passes Expanded Contempt of Court Law
Asia Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
second time Wei Ling has spoken out recently. In May she said she would no longer write for the government-controlled New Straits Times after editors censored an article she wrote saying Lee Kuan Yew, the Lee family patriarch and founder of modern... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 nabbed in Singapore after fighting over Pokemon GoTwo men were arrested for a scuffle that was partially caused by mobile game Po
2 nabbed in Singapore after fighting over Pokemon Go
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Two men were arrested for a scuffle that was partially caused by mobile game Pokemon Go. The Straits Times/ANN SINGAPORE—Two men have been arrested for affray after they got into a fight over Pokemon GO. This is the first arrest here related to the... Read more
11d
Business Standard India
Markets continue to trade flat; Infosys dips 2%Street. China's Shanghai Composite down 0.5% while Hang Seng eased 0.2%. In Jap
Markets continue to trade flat; Infosys dips 2%
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Street. China's Shanghai Composite down 0.5% while Hang Seng eased 0.2%. In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei was down 1.2% while Straits Times eased 0.1%. US stocks hit fresh record higher on Monday after an increase in crude oil prices boosted... Read more
11d
International Business Times
Malaysia withdraws from hosting Fifa 2017 congress after refusing to issue visas to Israel delegates the congress in May 2017 "given the risks involved in allowing certain countrie
Malaysia withdraws from hosting Fifa 2017 congress after refusing to issue visas to Israel delegates
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
the congress in May 2017 "given the risks involved in allowing certain countries to attend the event," according to New Straits Times. Zahid who is also the Home Minister said that Malaysia was unable to guarantee visas to delegates from certain... Read more
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Breitbart
Malaysia Loses FIFA Event Over Refusal to Issue Visas to Israelishosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the co
Malaysia Loses FIFA Event Over Refusal to Issue Visas to Israelis
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
hosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the congress,” he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times online. “After comparing the benefits and the risks, it is better for Malaysia to avoid playing... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Malaysia loses FIFA event over Israel visashosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the co
Malaysia loses FIFA event over Israel visas
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
hosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the congress," he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times online. "After comparing the benefits and the risks, it is better for Malaysia to avoid playing... Read more
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iafrica.com
Malaysia loses FIFA event over Israel visashosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the co
Malaysia loses FIFA event over Israel visas
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
hosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the congress," he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times online. "After comparing the benefits and the risks, it is better for Malaysia to avoid playing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia foregoes FIFA event over Israel visashosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the co
Malaysia foregoes FIFA event over Israel visas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
hosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the congress," he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times online. "After comparing the benefits and the risks, it is better for Malaysia to avoid playing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia loses FIFA event over Israel visashosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the co
Malaysia loses FIFA event over Israel visas
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
hosting the event include placing the (Israeli) flag on the table during the congress," he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times online. "After comparing the benefits and the risks, it is better for Malaysia to avoid playing... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Hero’s homecoming for Singapore’s Schooling after Olympic win‘dare to dream’ and I think he’s done a good job … Now we have to aim for the w
Hero’s homecoming for Singapore’s Schooling after Olympic win
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 days ago
‘dare to dream’ and I think he’s done a good job … Now we have to aim for the world record,” Colin said, as quoted by the Straits Times. Schooling, 21, made history Saturday when he beat 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps to win the... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Dr Lee Wei Ling: I am amazed that there has not been more vocal protest by more Singaporeans « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUSThe following is a Facebook post by Dr Lee Wei Ling, the sister of Lee Hsien Lo
Dr Lee Wei Ling: I am amazed that there has not been more vocal protest by more Singaporeans « Blogs « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 12 days ago
The following is a Facebook post by Dr Lee Wei Ling, the sister of Lee Hsien Loong. In Straits Times on 12/8/2016, it was reported that the contempt of court laws are set to be entered into the statutes. Minister Shanmugam stated that: 1) It gives... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH nanny helped raise Olympic champEven now, when he comes back, he still asks for massages and he’s still like th
PH nanny helped raise Olympic champ
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
Even now, when he comes back, he still asks for massages and he’s still like the young boy he was before he left.” The Straits Times/Asia News Network Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Behind the Gold: Olympic swimming champ Schooling thanks Filipina nanny for ‘unconditional support’and shouting for him. I cannot express how happy I am… I was jumping and crying
Behind the Gold: Olympic swimming champ Schooling thanks Filipina nanny for ‘unconditional support’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
and shouting for him. I cannot express how happy I am… I was jumping and crying after he won,” Mrs. Pascual told the Straits Times when asked how she reacted when her ward won the Olympic gold medal for swimming in the 100-meter men’s... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Resistance broken, market to trend higherpoints. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose 2.8 per cent in a week to 22,766.91 po
Resistance broken, market to trend higher
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
points. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose 2.8 per cent in a week to 22,766.91 points, the highest in 9 months. Singapore’s Straits Times increased 1.4 per cent to 2,867.4 points. The US and European markets were generally bullish. The US Dow Jones... Read more
14d
The Temasek Review
Singapore Sports Hub failure – heads must roll « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSof the parade, the projection of the Singapore national flag on the dome did no
Singapore Sports Hub failure – heads must roll « Current Affairs « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 14 days ago
of the parade, the projection of the Singapore national flag on the dome did not light up. In response to queries by the Straits Times, the organisers of the National Day Parade have stated that they are investigating the cause of the failure of... Read more
15d
International Business Times
Firefighter in Malaysia finds own father and brother among dead while responding to accident call of the car were killed, but the truck driver escaped with minor injuries, a fir
Firefighter in Malaysia finds own father and brother among dead while responding to accident call
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
of the car were killed, but the truck driver escaped with minor injuries, a fire department official was quoted by the Straits Times as saying. The driver was detained for investigations. Zulkhairul Mohamed Razilah, the chief of the State Fire... Read more
15d
Scoop.co.nz
The Flagging TPPA: The US Election and Free Trade PoliticsLee Hsien Loong was one such individual to make the journey to the country that
The Flagging TPPA: The US Election and Free Trade Politics
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Lee Hsien Loong was one such individual to make the journey to the country that insisted most on such a deal. In the Straits Times of Singapore, Obama suggested that “the politics around trade can be very difficult, especially in an election... Read more
15d
Business Standard India
Nifty reclaims 8,650; Aditya Birla Nuvo plunges 20%Seng rose 0.7%. However, shares in Singapore witnessed profit taking after gain
Nifty reclaims 8,650; Aditya Birla Nuvo plunges 20%
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
Seng rose 0.7%. However, shares in Singapore witnessed profit taking after gains in the previous session. The benchmark Straits Times was trading flat with negative bias All benchmark US stock indices, the Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500... Read more
16d
Business Standard India
Markets open flat amid weak global cueslosses on wall Street while global crude oil prices slipped on the back of high
Markets open flat amid weak global cues
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
losses on wall Street while global crude oil prices slipped on the back of higher US crude inventories. Nikkei and Straits Times were down 0.2%-0.7% each while shares in mainland China and Hong Kong were trading flat with positive bias. US... Read more
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International Business Times
Malaysia to foreign diplomats: Isis threat against country 'contained' for now from Indonesia and Malaysia, and so we and the Singaporean authorities took imm
Malaysia to foreign diplomats: Isis threat against country 'contained' for now
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
from Indonesia and Malaysia, and so we and the Singaporean authorities took immediate measures," Hamidi was quoted by the Straits Times as telling reporters. So far in the hunt for terrorists, Malaysian authorities have arrested 230 IS members... Read more
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