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Daily Mail
Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stonefather, Jann S. Wenner, and Ralph Gleason with a $7,500 loan from friends and f
Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
father, Jann S. Wenner, and Ralph Gleason with a $7,500 loan from friends and family. According to Singapore daily The Straits Times, the deal has been in the works for some 15 months after Kuok was introduced to Gus Wenner. Bloomberg said the... Read more
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International Business Times
Woman faces 4 years in jail for letting boyfriend abuse 1-old son and cause severe head injurythe child to be ill-treated. Her lawyer is expected to plead for leniency durin
Woman faces 4 years in jail for letting boyfriend abuse 1-old son and cause severe head injury
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
the child to be ill-treated. Her lawyer is expected to plead for leniency during the 27 October sentence hearing, the Straits Times reported. The public prosecutor, however, slammed the woman - whose identity was not disclosed to protect the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore scion buys 49% stake in Rolling Stonefather, Jann S. Wenner, and Ralph Gleason with a $7,500 loan from friends and f
Singapore scion buys 49% stake in Rolling Stone
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
father, Jann S. Wenner, and Ralph Gleason with a $7,500 loan from friends and family. According to Singapore daily The Straits Times, the deal has been in the works for some 15 months after Kuok was introduced to Gus Wenner. Bloomberg News... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stonefather, Jann S. Wenner, and Ralph Gleason with a $7,500 loan from friends and f
Singapore scion buys 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 hours ago
father, Jann S. Wenner, and Ralph Gleason with a $7,500 loan from friends and family. According to Singapore daily The Straits Times, the deal has been in the works for some 15 months after Kuok was introduced to Gus Wenner. Bloomberg News... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Why to do if you lose your job and have no savings « Opinion « TR EMERITUS2016. Layoffs have continued to happen to many Singaporeans during the second q
Why to do if you lose your job and have no savings « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
2016. Layoffs have continued to happen to many Singaporeans during the second quarter of 2016. A recent article in The Straits Times reports that the unemployment rate in Singapore rose to 3.6% in June, and that it took an average of 25 weeks... Read more
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The Temasek Review
49,000 foreign jobs versus 500 local jobs? « Letters « TR EMERITUSI refer to the article “Private school graduates find it harder to land jobs: P
49,000 foreign jobs versus 500 local jobs? « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
I refer to the article “Private school graduates find it harder to land jobs: Poll” (Straits Times, Sep 24). It states that “Only 58 per cent of the fresh graduates who had no prior working experience found full-time jobs within six months of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Man forges boarding passes for airport vacationhis name, fake flight numbers, and fake destinations onto mobile boarding pass
Man forges boarding passes for airport vacation
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
his name, fake flight numbers, and fake destinations onto mobile boarding pass images he found online, according to The Straits Times. But like all vacations, Buntut’s airport adventure eventually came to an end — an airport lounge employee... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Want to trade like the big boys? This homegrown app could help youweek was also a form of validation for the founder himself, who was in 2008 emb
Want to trade like the big boys? This homegrown app could help you
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
week was also a form of validation for the founder himself, who was in 2008 embroiled in a well-publicised expose by The Straits Times for touting qualifications from an unaccredited university. After the expose, participants who attended Mr... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Darren Lok granted M'sian citizenshipThursday, clearing the way for the English-born striker to play for Johor in th
Darren Lok granted M'sian citizenship
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday, clearing the way for the English-born striker to play for Johor in the Premier League, reported the New Straits Times. The 25-year-old arrived in Kuala Lumpur in May and was subsequently offered a contract by Johor. Although... Read more
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International Business Times
Singapore tells world leaders to respect other views as it defends death penalty for drug offencesand successfully kept the drug situation under control." - Vivian Balakrishnan
Singapore tells world leaders to respect other views as it defends death penalty for drug offences
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
and successfully kept the drug situation under control." - Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore's Foreign Minister The Straits Times noted that speakers at the panel had placards stating #EndExecutions. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki moon, in his... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Indonesia: Five firms slapped with sanctions over haze firesdecade. Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said the companies were
Indonesia: Five firms slapped with sanctions over haze fires
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 days ago
decade. Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said the companies were slapped with administrative sanctions, the Straits Times reported on Friday. She explained that the ministry has revoked the licenses of three companies, Dexter Timber... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Straits Times report on disciplinary action over inappropriate orientation activities 'factually inaccurate': NUSSINGAPORE: A report by the Straits Times on action taken against National Unive
Straits Times report on disciplinary action over inappropriate orientation activities 'factually inaccurate': NUS
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: A report by the Straits Times on action taken against National University of Singapore (NUS) students for their role in inappropriate orientation activities is "factually inaccurate", NUS said in a statement on Thursday (Sep 22). The... Read more
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sportsmole
No new Singapore GP deal agreed yethave to give them [time] to settle down and think it through in terms of what t
No new Singapore GP deal agreed yet
sportsmole / Posted 6 days ago
have to give them [time] to settle down and think it through in terms of what they would like to put forward," he told the Straits Times newspaper. "I don't want to put a timeframe to it, to be fair the transaction is still ongoing, so I think you... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets trim losses; pharma stocks gainon Wednesday. Meanwhile, trading resumed in Japan after a holiday on Monday. Th
Markets trim losses; pharma stocks gain
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday. Meanwhile, trading resumed in Japan after a holiday on Monday. The benchmark Nikkei was trading flat while Straits Times, Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite were down 0.2% each. US stocks came off their intra-day highs amid a choppy... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex down 100 points; Nifty slips below 8,800on Wednesday. Meanwhile, trading resumed in Japan after a holiday on Monday. Th
Sensex down 100 points; Nifty slips below 8,800
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday. Meanwhile, trading resumed in Japan after a holiday on Monday. The benchmark Nikkei was trading flat while Straits Times, Hang Seng and Shanghai Composite were down 0.2% each. US stocks came off their intra-day highs amid a choppy... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nifty ends above 8,800; TCS up 2%The Taiwan Weighted surged 2.7% while Hong Kong's benchmark, Hang Seng rose 0.9
Nifty ends above 8,800; TCS up 2%
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
The Taiwan Weighted surged 2.7% while Hong Kong's benchmark, Hang Seng rose 0.9% and Shanghai Composite ended up 0.8% while Straits Times gained 0.9%. European shares gained over 1% each led by bank shares while energy shares firmed up tracking... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets turn flat after higher opening; ICICI Bank leadup 2.5% while Hong Kong's benchmark, Hang Seng was up 0.8% and Shanghai Composi
Markets turn flat after higher opening; ICICI Bank lead
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
up 2.5% while Hong Kong's benchmark, Hang Seng was up 0.8% and Shanghai Composite was up 0.5%. The Nikkei was up 0.7% and Straits Times gained 0.3%. ALSO READ: Asia stocks rise before central bank meetings, oil bounces US stocks ended lower on... Read more
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sportsmole
Talks on to keep Singapore on calendarTalks are on to keep Formula 1's popular Singapore night race on the calendar b
Talks on to keep Singapore on calendar
sportsmole / Posted 8 days ago
Talks are on to keep Formula 1's popular Singapore night race on the calendar beyond 2017. The local Straits Times newspaper reports that a deal 'is likely'. Government official Low Yen Ling said in Singapore: "It is something we are still... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Support levels broken, more downside seenand Friday for holidays). Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 2.6 per cent in a week
Support levels broken, more downside seen
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
and Friday for holidays). Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 2.6 per cent in a week to 16,519.29 points and Singapore’s Straits Times fell 1.6 per cent to 2,827.45 points on Friday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index declined 3.2 per cent in a week to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
M’sian ‘transiting’ at Changi Airport for 18 days gets jail timeguilty to three out of 31 charges of forging mobile boarding passes to enter va
M’sian ‘transiting’ at Changi Airport for 18 days gets jail time
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
guilty to three out of 31 charges of forging mobile boarding passes to enter various lounges at Changi Airport. The Straits Times reported today that Raejali Buntut who overslept at a Changi Airport lounge and missed his AirAsia flight back... Read more
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Christian Today
Pastor Kong Hee says that despite a challenging year, Jesus was real in his lifemisappropriation of funds on the part of CHC staff, and that the act was consid
Pastor Kong Hee says that despite a challenging year, Jesus was real in his life
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
misappropriation of funds on the part of CHC staff, and that the act was considered criminal in nature. According to The Straits Times, The Singaporean pastor along with five other staff have been sentenced to prison with sentences lasting from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex up over 250 points; Nifty hits 8,800closed on account of autumn holidays. Among the major indices in the region, Ja
Sensex up over 250 points; Nifty hits 8,800
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
closed on account of autumn holidays. Among the major indices in the region, Japan's benchmark Nikkei was up 0.4% while Straits Times was up 0.7%. US stocks edged higher on Thursday after weak retail sales could prompt the US Federal Reserve to... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
No more fancy meal treats, gifts under Seoul’s new anti-graft lawand in July this year, upheld the constitutionality of the Act, allowing it to
No more fancy meal treats, gifts under Seoul’s new anti-graft law
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
and in July this year, upheld the constitutionality of the Act, allowing it to come into force this month. According to Straits Times, ahead of the Sept 28 enforcement date, there already appears to be signs of change in South Korea. The report... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Khaw Boon Wan must Look into SMRT Sackings « Snippets « TR EMERITUSinquiry is completed, the SMRT had no qualms in sacking two of its employees.
Khaw Boon Wan must Look into SMRT Sackings « Snippets « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 days ago
inquiry is completed, the SMRT had no qualms in sacking two of its employees. Second, one of those fired was named by the Straits Times. In the Hepatitis-C case, Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong said that the government did not want to create a... Read more
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Canberra Times
World shares dive after Lehman Brothers collapse, banks shore up marketsalso came under pressure. In Singapore shares traded 2.31 percent lower in earl
World shares dive after Lehman Brothers collapse, banks shore up markets
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
also came under pressure. In Singapore shares traded 2.31 percent lower in early trade on Tuesday with the blue-chip Straits Times Index down 57.54 points at 2,429.01. South Korean financial officials called for calm Tuesday as the stock... Read more
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The Age
World shares dive after Lehman Brothers collapse, banks shore up marketsalso came under pressure. In Singapore shares traded 2.31 percent lower in earl
World shares dive after Lehman Brothers collapse, banks shore up markets
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
also came under pressure. In Singapore shares traded 2.31 percent lower in early trade on Tuesday with the blue-chip Straits Times Index down 57.54 points at 2,429.01. South Korean financial officials called for calm Tuesday as the stock... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
World shares dive after Lehman Brothers collapse, banks shore up marketsalso came under pressure. In Singapore shares traded 2.31 percent lower in earl
World shares dive after Lehman Brothers collapse, banks shore up markets
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
also came under pressure. In Singapore shares traded 2.31 percent lower in early trade on Tuesday with the blue-chip Straits Times Index down 57.54 points at 2,429.01. South Korean financial officials called for calm Tuesday as the stock... Read more
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The Christian Post
Megachurch Pastor Kong Hee Pleads for 8 Year Prison Sentence to Be Overturned as Court Case Resumeshas stood by her husband in the long standing court case, though she has not he
Megachurch Pastor Kong Hee Pleads for 8 Year Prison Sentence to Be Overturned as Court Case Resumes
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
has stood by her husband in the long standing court case, though she has not herself been accused of wrongdoing. The Straits Times reported that the trial will resume on Friday, with former CHC fund manager Chew Eng Han and former finance... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Animal lovers launch online petition against Malacca dog banCommittee of Malacca's ban on dog ownership in intermediate terrace houses as "
Animal lovers launch online petition against Malacca dog ban
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
Committee of Malacca's ban on dog ownership in intermediate terrace houses as "terribly inhumane". According to a New Straits Times (NST) report, residents of these houses in the Malaysian state were previously allowed to keep dogs as long as... Read more
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sportsmole
Hamilton not worried about Singapore slumpconfident. "Last year we were blown away by the fact that we somehow got it wr
Hamilton not worried about Singapore slump
sportsmole / Posted 11 days ago
confident. "Last year we were blown away by the fact that we somehow got it wrong," he is quoted as saying by the local Straits Times newspaper in Singapore. "But a lot of work went into understanding that. "I definitely think we're not going... Read more
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sportsmole
Grosjean welcomes F1's new American ownersin 2016. "America knows how to put on a show if you take a look at the Super B
Grosjean welcomes F1's new American owners
sportsmole / Posted 11 days ago
in 2016. "America knows how to put on a show if you take a look at the Super Bowl or Nascar," he is quoted as saying by Straits Times. "It's such a big country and a big market. In the Austin grand prix last year, people were enthusiastic and... Read more
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sportsmole
Button happy to retire with one titleto spend more time with my friends, family, and to do other things that I love,
Button happy to retire with one title
sportsmole / Posted 11 days ago
to spend more time with my friends, family, and to do other things that I love, like triathlons," he is quoted as saying by Straits Times newspaper. "The problem is it's been my life. Everything that follows after a grand prix is either recovery or... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
34 Msians fall for Aussie job scambreach of your visa conditions, you may be detained and removed, and subject to
34 Msians fall for Aussie job scam
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 11 days ago
breach of your visa conditions, you may be detained and removed, and subject to the three-year exclusion period." The New Straits Times came across several Facebook pages offering such services, one of them was titled "Working and job info in... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Petronas justifies F1 involvementPetronas is the technical partner that supplies the lubricants to the cars that
Petronas justifies F1 involvement
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 11 days ago
Petronas is the technical partner that supplies the lubricants to the cars that have won races," said Wan Zulkiflee to New Straits Times. He explained that beyond branding, Petronas' involvement with Mercedes-Benz has accelerated the technological... Read more
11d
Business Standard India
Markets open higher; Sensex above 28,400and South Korea closed on account of local holidays. Japan's Nikkei was the top
Markets open higher; Sensex above 28,400
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
and South Korea closed on account of local holidays. Japan's Nikkei was the top loser in the region down over 1% while Straits Times eased 0.6%. However, shares in Hong Kong firmed with the benchmark Hang Seng trading 0.5% higher. US stocks... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Should you keep your savings in your CPF Special Account? « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUSpossible to use your CPF Special Account as your retirement plan, you need to p
Should you keep your savings in your CPF Special Account? « Economics « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 12 days ago
possible to use your CPF Special Account as your retirement plan, you need to prepare for the following scenarios. In the Straits Times, we recently read about a Singaporean man who wants to accumulate a million dollars in CPF savings. Is it... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: Chinese tourist files complaint with police over mosquitoes in hotel roomcity right across the border to Singapore. As of Friday, there have been 304 c
Malaysia: Chinese tourist files complaint with police over mosquitoes in hotel room
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 days ago
city right across the border to Singapore. As of Friday, there have been 304 cases of Zika in Singapore. According to the Straits Times, the National Environment Agency said that they are still carrying out vector control operations in all areas... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Philippines: Duterte says U.S. special forces must leaveIslamic State terrorist organisation, would behead their captives if their rans
Philippines: Duterte says U.S. special forces must leave
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 days ago
Islamic State terrorist organisation, would behead their captives if their ransom demands were not met. According to the Straits Times, a special forces unit known as the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) operated in... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
‘Don’t panic’: Fearing tourism impact, Thailand tries to temper Zika stormcity right across the border to Singapore. As of Friday, there have been 304 c
‘Don’t panic’: Fearing tourism impact, Thailand tries to temper Zika storm
Asian Correspondent / Posted 14 days ago
city right across the border to Singapore. As of Friday, there have been 304 cases of Zika in Singapore. According to the Straits Times, the National Environment Agency said that they are still carrying out vector control operations in all areas... Read more
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Business Standard India
Weak global cues weigh on markets; Sensex down 400 pointsof a stronger yen. The benchmark Nikkei was down 1.5% while Shanghai Composite
Weak global cues weigh on markets; Sensex down 400 points
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
of a stronger yen. The benchmark Nikkei was down 1.5% while Shanghai Composite eased 1.7% and Hang Seng dropped 2.9% and Straits Times was down nearly 1%. US stocks slumped on Friday with all the major indices down over 2% each on rising... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia requests help from Philippines after three abducted in Sabahand urged him to keep an eye on the 1,700km area in the Eastern Sabah Security
Malaysia requests help from Philippines after three abducted in Sabah
Asian Correspondent / Posted 14 days ago
and urged him to keep an eye on the 1,700km area in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone,” he was quoted saying in the New Straits Times. It was not expressly stated but it is believed that the latest abduction was the work of the Abu Sayyaf... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abu suspected in latest abductionsalthough the authorities monitor the waters closely, this group moves under the
Abu suspected in latest abductions
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
although the authorities monitor the waters closely, this group moves under the radar,” he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times. Zahid said the three people kidnapped were not Malaysian citizens but permanent residents. Filipino military... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 people on fishing boat kidnapped off Malaysiaalthough the authorities monitor the waters closely, this group moves under the
3 people on fishing boat kidnapped off Malaysia
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
although the authorities monitor the waters closely, this group moves under the radar,” he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times. Zahid added that the three people kidnapped were not Malaysian citizens but permanent residents. In May, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kidnappers of fishermen move ‘under the radar’—Malaysian officialalthough the authorities monitor the waters closely, this group moves under the
Kidnappers of fishermen move ‘under the radar’—Malaysian official
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
although the authorities monitor the waters closely, this group moves under the radar,” he was quoted as saying by the New Straits Times. Zahid added that the three people kidnapped were not Malaysian citizens but permanent residents. In May, the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
DG: 4th Zika case is hubby of 3rd victimfor work, did not have other common symptoms associated with the infection exce
DG: 4th Zika case is hubby of 3rd victim
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 15 days ago
for work, did not have other common symptoms associated with the infection except for rashes which appeared on Sept 2, New Straits Times reports. "Apart from the rashes, there was no signs of other symptoms. Lab tests showed positive result for... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: Educational trips to Singapore, Philippines banned over Zika fearsJohor and Singapore, reports Reuters. As of Friday, there have been 304 cases
Malaysia: Educational trips to Singapore, Philippines banned over Zika fears
Asian Correspondent / Posted 15 days ago
Johor and Singapore, reports Reuters. As of Friday, there have been 304 cases of Zika in Singapore. According to the Straits Times, the National Environment Agency said that they are still carrying out vector control operations in all areas... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Market to be bearish this weekin a week to 16,965.76 points. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index jumped 3.6 per cent
Market to be bearish this week
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
in a week to 16,965.76 points. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index jumped 3.6 per cent in a week to 24,099.7 points and Singapore’s Straits Times fell 2.5 per cent to 2,873.33 points. US market tumbled last Friday on renewed fear of a possible rate hike... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Indonesia gets green light to ‘blow up’ pirates in Philippine watersahead and blast them off. The Philippine president is on his first official vi
Indonesia gets green light to ‘blow up’ pirates in Philippine waters
Asian Correspondent / Posted 17 days ago
ahead and blast them off. The Philippine president is on his first official visit to Jakarta since he was elected in May. Straits Times said the leader plans to speak to Jokowi further on how both countries, as well as Malaysia, can work together... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysian duo plead not guilty to assaulting Sri Lankan envoycondemning the incident “in the strongest terms”. On Tuesday, national police
Malaysian duo plead not guilty to assaulting Sri Lankan envoy
Asian Correspondent / Posted 17 days ago
condemning the incident “in the strongest terms”. On Tuesday, national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar was quoted in the New Straits Times as saying that police are investigating local groups who they suspect are Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam... Read more
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FOX News
No evidence Zika in Singapore more or less severe than strain in Americas: mediashowed it belonged to an Asian lineage and it likely evolved from a strain alre
No evidence Zika in Singapore more or less severe than strain in Americas: media
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
showed it belonged to an Asian lineage and it likely evolved from a strain already circulating in Southeast Asia, the Straits Times newspaper said on its website. The analysis will be made available for the benefit of the global scientific... Read more
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