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The Malaysian Insider
Former hockey Olympian Mike Shepherdson dies Published: 14 February 2016 12:39 PM Mike Shepherdson, who represented Malay
Former hockey Olympian Mike Shepherdson dies
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
Published: 14 February 2016 12:39 PM Mike Shepherdson, who represented Malaya in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, dies at age 85. – Pic courtesy of Michael Warren, February 14, 2016.Former hockey and cricket... Read more
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Herald Sun
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages af
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages after heavy seasonal flooding, which has left 43 people dead and destroyed large areas of agricultural fields, The Jakarta Post... Read more
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Weekly Times
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages af
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages after heavy seasonal flooding, which has left 43 people dead and destroyed large areas of agricultural fields, The Jakarta Post... Read more
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News.com.au
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages af
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages after heavy seasonal flooding, which has left 43 people dead and destroyed large areas of agricultural fields, The Jakarta Post... Read more
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Perth Now
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages af
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages after heavy seasonal flooding, which has left 43 people dead and destroyed large areas of agricultural fields, The Jakarta Post... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages af
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages after heavy seasonal flooding, which has left 43 people dead and destroyed large areas of agricultural fields, The Jakarta Post... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages af
Sumatra floods leave farmers short of food
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Farmers in areas of west Sumatra island are facing possible food shortages after heavy seasonal flooding, which has left 43 people dead and destroyed large areas of agricultural fields, The Jakarta Post... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Stripping terrorists of citizenship: Is Singapore fighting terror with terror?THE State giveth and the State taketh away. France and Australia have introduce
Stripping terrorists of citizenship: Is Singapore fighting terror with terror?
Asian Correspondent / Posted yesterday
THE State giveth and the State taketh away. France and Australia have introduced anti-terror laws that will give them the power to strip terrorists of their citizenship. Now, a commentator from Singapore is proposing that Southeast Asian nations do... Read more
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The Star
Two Indonesian planes in near-missFilepix of a plane approaching the airport in Kuta, Bali JAKARTA: Two Indonesi
Two Indonesian planes in near-miss
The Star / Posted yesterday
Filepix of a plane approaching the airport in Kuta, Bali JAKARTA: Two Indonesian jetliners "nearly collided" in the skies above Bali on Wednesday in bad weather, according to a news report citing eyewitnesses, a claim denied by public... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
SE Asia stocks down tracking Asia, bank woesAn investor monitors share prices at the SET’s Maruey Knowledge & Resource Cent
SE Asia stocks down tracking Asia, bank woes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
An investor monitors share prices at the SET’s Maruey Knowledge & Resource Center on Jan 8, 2016. (Photo by Patipat Janthong) Related Stories Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday as concerns about the health of European banks and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Asian shares battered as bank fears add to global gloomTOKYO: Asian shares slid on Friday (Feb 12) as mounting concerns about the heal
Asian shares battered as bank fears add to global gloom
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
TOKYO: Asian shares slid on Friday (Feb 12) as mounting concerns about the health of European banks further threatened a global economic outlook already under strain from falling oil prices and slowdown in China and other emerging markets. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Weak global cues to weigh on marketsAsian shares were weak with Japanese benchmark Nikkei down over 5%Asian shares
Weak global cues to weigh on markets
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Asian shares were weak with Japanese benchmark Nikkei down over 5%Asian shares were weak with Japanese benchmark Nikkei down over 5% Benchmark share indices would continue to remain under pressure amid sharp... Read more
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The Star
'Don't cast aside Manila-MILF peace pact'MANILA: President Benigno Aquino's successor risks war with disparate armed gro
'Don't cast aside Manila-MILF peace pact'
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA: President Benigno Aquino's successor risks war with disparate armed groups in the restive southern island of Mindanao if the peace pact Manila signed with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is cast aside, the government's peace... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Stocks shudder as economy jitters take centre stageTraders work in front of a board displaying the chart of Germany's share index
Stocks shudder as economy jitters take centre stage
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Traders work in front of a board displaying the chart of Germany's share index DAX at the stock exchange in Frankfurt on Thursday. (AFP photo) Related Stories LONDON — Global markets shuddered again Thursday with bank stocks in particular getting... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian named S Asia regional director at international arbitration courtParis, Feb 11 : Indian lawyer Abhinav Bhushan has been appointed the regional d
Indian named S Asia regional director at international arbitration court
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Paris, Feb 11 : Indian lawyer Abhinav Bhushan has been appointed the regional director for South Asia in the International Court of Arbitration, which is under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The first Indian to be appointed as deputy... Read more
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The Temasek Review
‘Lowest’ healthcare spending in the world? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSI refer to Paul Tambyah (Dr), Member, Central Executive Committee, Singapore De
‘Lowest’ healthcare spending in the world? « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
I refer to Paul Tambyah (Dr), Member, Central Executive Committee, Singapore Democratic Party’s letter “Strong defence needed, but not excessive spending” (Straits Times Forum, Feb 6). Govt share of healthcare expenditure dropped from 60 to 30% It... Read more
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Business Standard India
Carnage on D-Street: Sensex sinks 807 points as global indices bleedMarkets attained fresh 52-week closing low with Sensex and Nifty breaching 23,0
Carnage on D-Street: Sensex sinks 807 points as global indices bleed
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Markets attained fresh 52-week closing low with Sensex and Nifty breaching 23,000 and 7,000 levels respectively mirroring slump in the global equities after Fed chair Janet Yellen in a testimony to Congress stated that global economic turmoil and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Indian national who slashed Filipina ex-girlfriend jailed 4 yearsFilipina domestic worker Allen Remedios is pictured here with Indian national P
Indian national who slashed Filipina ex-girlfriend jailed 4 years
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Filipina domestic worker Allen Remedios is pictured here with Indian national Palaiyan Murugadass, her former boyfriend. Remedios was attacked by Murugadass while returning to her employer’s flat in Tampines. PHOTO: JOSE MARI CAMACHO/THE STRAITS... Read more
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The Star
Man boosts nasi lemak business by donning Spiderman costumeSINGAPORE: A Malaysian has hit upon a novel idea to boost sales for his mother'
Man boosts nasi lemak business by donning Spiderman costume
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: A Malaysian has hit upon a novel idea to boost sales for his mother's nasi lemak business - dress up as Spiderman. Zawawi Ghazali, who hails from Kelantan's capital of Kota Baru, told the New Straits Times he had wanted to do something... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Singaporean retiree guilty of abusing Filipina maid gets probationLum, a 75-year-old retiree, was diagnosed by an Institute of Mental Health psyc
Singaporean retiree guilty of abusing Filipina maid gets probation
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Lum, a 75-year-old retiree, was diagnosed by an Institute of Mental Health psychiatrist to be suffering from depression and schizophrenia, which “contributed significantly” to the offenses. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE STRAITS TIMES/ASIA NEWS... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Woman in Singapore convicted of animal abuse, keeping pets sans licenseChng Leng Khim, 43, admitted to causing unnecessary suffering to her three dogs
Woman in Singapore convicted of animal abuse, keeping pets sans license
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Chng Leng Khim, 43, admitted to causing unnecessary suffering to her three dogs—a bull mastiff, chow chow and poodle. The chow chow and poodle were rehomed but the bull mastiff had to be euthanised later. The Straits Times/ANN SINGAPORE—A dog owner... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian-origin lawyer Davinder Singh named vice-chairman of ICC commissionSingh, chief executive of law firm Drew & Napier, has been appointed to the lea
Indian-origin lawyer Davinder Singh named vice-chairman of ICC commission
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Singh, chief executive of law firm Drew & Napier, has been appointed to the leadership of ICC on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruptionSingh, chief executive of law firm... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian-origin lawyer Davinder Singh named VC of International Chamber of Commerce CommissionSINGAPORE: A top Indian-origin lawyer in Singapore has been named as vice-chair
Indian-origin lawyer Davinder Singh named VC of International Chamber of Commerce Commission
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: A top Indian-origin lawyer in Singapore has been named as vice-chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce Commission, a private sector world business organisation with a central role in global trade and... Read more
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The Star
Mix-up at US hospital results in doctor performing surgery on healthy babySINGAPORE: A mother's joy at giving birth to her healthy baby boy last week tur
Mix-up at US hospital results in doctor performing surgery on healthy baby
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: A mother's joy at giving birth to her healthy baby boy last week turned into a nightmare, after the newborn was mistaken for another and surgery was performed on him. Jennifer Melton broke down in hysterics when a nurse told her that a... Read more
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The Star
Singapore on alert in wake of Paris, Jakarta terror attacksSINGAPORE: Terrorism is the "most significant" security threat facing the Repub
Singapore on alert in wake of Paris, Jakarta terror attacks
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
SINGAPORE: Terrorism is the "most significant" security threat facing the Republic today, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) here, even as it reassured Singaporeans that the overall crime rate remains low. It issued the warning... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian stocks fall to 21-month lowSensex, Nifty slide 1% each for 3 daysSensex, Nifty slide 1% each for 3 daysInd
Indian stocks fall to 21-month low
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Sensex, Nifty slide 1% each for 3 daysSensex, Nifty slide 1% each for 3 daysIndian stocks slid more than one per cent for a third straight session on Wednesday, dragging the benchmark indices down to 21-month low,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian equities fall to 21-month lowIndian equities slipped more than 1 per cent for a third straight session on We
Indian equities fall to 21-month low
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Indian equities slipped more than 1 per cent for a third straight session on Wednesday, dragging the benchmark indices down to their lowest levels since May 2014. The key benchmark indices opened in the negative zone over concerns over the health of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
SE Asia stocks end mixed, Europe markets recoverPedestrians walk past electronic boards showing the graphs of the recent fluctu
SE Asia stocks end mixed, Europe markets recover
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Pedestrians walk past electronic boards showing the graphs of the recent fluctuations of the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the US dollar and the various stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo on Wednesday. (Reuters photo) Related... Read more
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The Star
KLCI closes down 18pt as investors ignore stronger ringgitKUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed lower on Wednesday, as selling pressure gathere
KLCI closes down 18pt as investors ignore stronger ringgit
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed lower on Wednesday, as selling pressure gathered pace in late trade, with Axiata, IOI Corp and Genting among the losers as investors ignored the recovery in the ringgit against the major currencies and firmer crude oil... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets end near two-year low on PSU banks woesSBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India ended d
Markets end near two-year low on PSU banks woes
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
SBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India ended down 3%-12% eachSBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Dena Bank, Central Bank of India, Allahabad Bank ended down 3%-12%... Read more
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Business Standard India
Markets come off day's low; Nifty reclaims 7,200The Sensex was down 193 points at 23,828 and Nifty was down 62 points at 7,236T
Markets come off day's low; Nifty reclaims 7,200
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The Sensex was down 193 points at 23,828 and Nifty was down 62 points at 7,236The Sensex was down 193 points at 23,828 and Nifty was down 62 points at 7,236Markets have recovered from their day's lows,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Asian markets extend rout as volatility returnsHong Kong, China – Asian stock markets took another battering Wednesday, with T
Asian markets extend rout as volatility returns
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Hong Kong, China – Asian stock markets took another battering Wednesday, with Tokyo leading a day of sharp losses as investors grow increasingly concerned about the world economy and the possibility of a global recession. More bourses reopened after... Read more
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The Star
Woman spends maternity leave backpacking in nine countries including Malaysia with babySINGAPORE: Most new mothers spend their maternity leave recuperating, but Karen
Woman spends maternity leave backpacking in nine countries including Malaysia with baby
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: Most new mothers spend their maternity leave recuperating, but Karen Edwards is not your ordinary stay-at-home-mum. After their baby daughter Esme was born in late 2014, Edwards and her partner Shaun Bayes - both avid backpackers - sold... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex, Nifty hit fresh 52-week lows; bank shares dragForeign institutional investors remained sellers in equities worth Rs 681 crore
Sensex, Nifty hit fresh 52-week lows; bank shares drag
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Foreign institutional investors remained sellers in equities worth Rs 681 crore on Tuesday, as per provisional stock exchange data. The Indian rupee was trading marginally lower at 67.94 to the US dollar compared to its previous close of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No Chinese New Year cheer for Singapore shares as STI slumpsSINGAPORE: The Republic's benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell more than 2
No Chinese New Year cheer for Singapore shares as STI slumps
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic's benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell more than 2 per cent upon returning from a two-day break on Wednesday (Feb 10), tracking sharp losses in the region. As of 10.22 am, the STI was last seen 1.9 per cent lower at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No Chinese New Year cheer for Singapore shares as STI slumpsSINGAPORE: The Republic's benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell more than 2
No Chinese New Year cheer for Singapore shares as STI slumps
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic's benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) fell more than 2 per cent upon returning from a two-day break on Wednesday (Feb 10), tracking sharp losses in the region. As of 10.22 am, the STI was last seen 1.9 per cent lower at... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex follows rout in other Asian marketsForeign fund outflow continues as investors look for safe assetsForeign fund ou
Sensex follows rout in other Asian markets
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Foreign fund outflow continues as investors look for safe assetsForeign fund outflow continues as investors look for safe assets Indian equities slid more than one per cent for a second straight session after... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian equities slip 1% on weak global cuesIndian equities slid more than 1 per cent for a second straight session after a
Indian equities slip 1% on weak global cues
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Indian equities slid more than 1 per cent for a second straight session after a slump in Japan's shares and renewed concerns over a global economic slowdown spooked investors. Indian markets opened the day on a negative note and continued to trade... Read more
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The Star
Woman beaten by husband after their baby's Facebook photo tagged with another man's nameSINGAPORE: A Malaysian woman was reportedly abused by her husband because a pho
Woman beaten by husband after their baby's Facebook photo tagged with another man's name
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: A Malaysian woman was reportedly abused by her husband because a photo of her baby was tagged with a stranger's name on Facebook. In a Facebook post on Jan 30, Stella Ooi (pic), from Penang, wrote that her child's photo was tagged with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singaporean dies in hiking trip in MalaysiaSINGAPORE: A 43-year-old Singaporean man drowned on Saturday (Feb 6) during a h
Singaporean dies in hiking trip in Malaysia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: A 43-year-old Singaporean man drowned on Saturday (Feb 6) during a hiking trip in Pahang, according to Malaysian media. A local police official said that the accident occurred at 5pm on Saturday. The man is believed to be Mr Nawaz... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SGX promises more dialogue with remisiers « Opinion « TR EMERITUSThis was the title of an article by a Wong Wei Han in ST on 30 Jan 16. After re
SGX promises more dialogue with remisiers « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
This was the title of an article by a Wong Wei Han in ST on 30 Jan 16. After reading the content of the article I was wondering whether I should cry or laugh at the silliness of the dialogue. Just the title itself makes me sick. The once in 50 years... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Singapore’s IT talent in short supply; not enough local grads, says industryAs Singapore embarks on its Smart Nation drive, it is set to face a massive sho
Singapore’s IT talent in short supply; not enough local grads, says industry
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
As Singapore embarks on its Smart Nation drive, it is set to face a massive shortage of information and communications technology professionals. The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) told The Straits Times that in 2014, when there were 150,000... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Spend prudently, help those in need? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSI refer to the article “Singapore must spend prudently, but continue to help th
Spend prudently, help those in need? « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
I refer to the article “Singapore must spend prudently, but continue to help those in need: Heng Swee Keat” (Channel NewsAsia, Jan 22). It states that “emphasised the need for prudent, sustainable financial policies amid a challenging economic... Read more
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The Temasek Review
The bizarre behaviour of the Honourable Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam « Opinion « TR EMERITUS“Nero fiddled while Rome burned”. This famous quote could not be more poetic in
The bizarre behaviour of the Honourable Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 7 days ago
“Nero fiddled while Rome burned”. This famous quote could not be more poetic in portraying the bizarre reticence of the Honourable Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam when the whole of Singapore is agitated and livid over the questionable tactics of... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Singapore’s subsidy system? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSI refer to the article “Singapore must not become a ‘yardstick society’: Chan C
Singapore’s subsidy system? « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 7 days ago
I refer to the article “Singapore must not become a ‘yardstick society’: Chan Chun Sing” (Channel NewsAsia, Jan 23). Singapore’s subsidy system It states that “Mr Chan then related how he questioned Singapore’s subsidy system when he first became a... Read more
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The Star
The impact of salary letter dayLike it or not, work defines a person, which is why a poor salary letter makes
The impact of salary letter day
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Like it or not, work defines a person, which is why a poor salary letter makes one feel wretched. My fingers weren’t exactly trembling and my heart wasn’t quite thumping, but I was nervous. Jan 21 was salary letter day. We heard that the HR... Read more
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The Star
Fight to keep daughters aliveThe Zika outbreak has thrown the spotlight on what it is like living with micro
Fight to keep daughters alive
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
The Zika outbreak has thrown the spotlight on what it is like living with microcephaly, for both the sufferers and their caregivers. WHEN Claire Elise Hartley was born in 2001, doctors told her parents that the baby had only one year to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Family an important building block of society': PM Lee in CNY messageSINGAPORE: As the Republic prepares to celebrate the Chinese New Year, Prime Mi
'Family an important building block of society': PM Lee in CNY message
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: As the Republic prepares to celebrate the Chinese New Year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the festive period is a time for Singaporeans to remind themselves of the importance of family. “Chinese New Year is a special occasion,” said... Read more
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The Star
Singapore recalls 'Wash N Toss' salad greens from Australia due to salmonella contaminationSINGAPORE: A brand of prepackaged salad leaves from Australia that is sold in S
Singapore recalls 'Wash N Toss' salad greens from Australia due to salmonella contamination
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: A brand of prepackaged salad leaves from Australia that is sold in Singapore has been recalled due to contamination with salmonella. 'Wash N Toss' salad leaves, produced by Tripod Farmers, has been recalled, the Agri-Food and Veterinary... Read more
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The Star
Singaporean jailed for taking upskirt videos of his friendsSINGAPORE: For nearly four years, a 29-year-old accountant took more than 120 u
Singaporean jailed for taking upskirt videos of his friends
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: For nearly four years, a 29-year-old accountant took more than 120 upskirt photos and videos of seven women he liked, but did not think he had a chance with. They were his friends, acquaintances and colleagues, aged 23 to 30, who had... Read more
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