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The Temasek Review
SPH: Blame previous CEO « Opinion « TR EMERITUSto BT.” (Atas version of Petir) — And “the AsiaOne team, comprising about 10 m
The Temasek Review / Posted an hour ago
to BT.” (Atas version of Petir) — And “the AsiaOne team, comprising about 10 members of staff, will be re-deployed to the Straits Times Digital team,” (Yahoo) These actions should have been done years ago, not last Thursday. After all, revenue... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sabah hit by floods; more than 2,000 evacuatedAman said this was "one of the most severe (and sustained) storms" Sabah has ex
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
Aman said this was "one of the most severe (and sustained) storms" Sabah has experienced in a long time, reported the New Straits Times. Relevant authorities at the state and federal levels are monitoring the situation with updates for the public... Read more
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The Star
Teenager given 2-year probation after punching mother with knuckle-duster"not a lost cause". For assault, Rajen could have been jailed for up to two ye
The Star / Posted 15 hours ago
"not a lost cause". For assault, Rajen could have been jailed for up to two years and fined up to $5,000 (RM15,509). For being armed with an offensive instrument, he could have been jailed for up to two years. – The Straits Times/Asia News Ne... Read more
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The Star
Malaysian arrested in Singapore for impersonating police to scam woman of RM830kits utmost to track down those who have committed crimes here and flee Singapor
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
its utmost to track down those who have committed crimes here and flee Singapore thereafter. "With the assistance of our counterparts from foreign law enforcement agencies, we will ensure that justice is served." – The Straits Times/Asia News Netw... Read more
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International Business Times
20 people feared trapped after landslide at a construction site in Penang site at the hill slope had been hit by a landslide," said a Fire and Rescue Dep
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
site at the hill slope had been hit by a landslide," said a Fire and Rescue Department spokesman, according to the New Straits Times news website. "We were told there were at least 15 people trapped inside," he added. A foreign worker, who... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Gritty Malaysia fight back to stun PakistanEven though Malaysia were dealt two early blows, they still went on to beat Pak
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
Even though Malaysia were dealt two early blows, they still went on to beat Pakistan through sheer grit, reported the New Straits Times. Their next match Thursday is against world No. 6 India. A win here will almost certainly assure them a place... Read more
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The Star
9-old girl dies after 147kg cousin sits on her as punishment10 minutes, Dericka complained of breathing difficulties, but Posey did not get
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
10 minutes, Dericka complained of breathing difficulties, but Posey did not get up for another two minutes. Dericka's death has been described by the Florida Department of Children and Families as "appalling". – The Straits Times/Asia News N... Read more
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The Star
Man injured in wild boar attack outside Singapore condominiumoutside a condominium at Hillview Avenue on Thursday (Oct 19) morning. He suff
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
outside a condominium at Hillview Avenue on Thursday (Oct 19) morning. He suffered cuts and lacerations on both legs. The Straits Times understands that the man was walking towards Hillview MRT station when he spotted the animal approaching... Read more
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The Star
Actress Apple Hong reveals that she 'accidentally got married'her to attend her wedding, "I said, 'Aiyah, sorry ah, I'm also getting married
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
her to attend her wedding, "I said, 'Aiyah, sorry ah, I'm also getting married that day'". Asked about her baby plans, Hong said she would take a "let it be" attitude and not worry about having a child or not. – The Straits Times/Asia News N... Read more
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Breitbart
Chinese President Xi Jinping Vows to Build ‘World-Class Military’ by 2050military by 2050 that can fight and win wars across all theaters.” Xi was quot
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
military by 2050 that can fight and win wars across all theaters.” Xi was quoted to this effect in a laudatory Singapore Straits Times article on Wednesday, which praised him for implementing “significant structural reforms to the People’s... Read more
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The Star
Michelle Yeoh says would've unleashed 'martial arts training' on WeinsteinAssociated Press she was glad not to have worked with Weinstein. He tried to l
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Associated Press she was glad not to have worked with Weinstein. He tried to lure her into a film deal, promising to help her win an Academy Award, but she refused because his conditions were unfair, she said. – The Straits Times/Asia News N... Read more
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The Star
Close shave for driver after forklift arm impales carwas able to escape from the wreckage on his own, and was later taken conscious
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
was able to escape from the wreckage on his own, and was later taken conscious to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. The Straits Times understands that the forklift was being driven onto a lorry outside an army camp when it hit the car, which was... Read more
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The Star
Going to school in Singapore a costly affair for foreigners45-year-old Danish artist whose two children, aged nine and 11, attend schools
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
45-year-old Danish artist whose two children, aged nine and 11, attend schools here, said: “We are grateful that our kids actually have places at local schools as they are very, very difficult to get these days.” — The Straits Times/Asia News Net... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NBI nabs IS-Maute recruiter in TaguigMohammed Sidek, a Singaporean national who was detained for his links with IS,
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Mohammed Sidek, a Singaporean national who was detained for his links with IS, Aguirre added. According to the Singapore Straits Times, India’s National Investigation Agency said Hamidon’s father was a Muslim. He died when she was 20 years old.... Read more
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The Temasek Review
SMRT: Prefers ‘no blame culture’ and ‘no fines’? « Letters « TR EMERITUSbe affected? Mr Seah’s response sends a strong message to SMRT staff” ((“Bonus
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
be affected? Mr Seah’s response sends a strong message to SMRT staff” ((“Bonuses for team at fault ‘will be affected’” (Straits Times, Oct 17) – will the bonuses of the senior management, remuneration and other benefits of the board of... Read more
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Canberra Times
The gruesome nerve agent assassination of Kim Jong-un's brothertrial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 mill
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
trial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, as the Straits Times reported. The concentration found on Kim Jong Nam's skin was 1.4 times greater than deadly amount, he... Read more
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WA Today
The gruesome nerve agent assassination of Kim Jong-un's brothertrial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 mill
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
trial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, as the Straits Times reported. The concentration found on Kim Jong Nam's skin was 1.4 times greater than deadly amount, he... Read more
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The Age
The gruesome nerve agent assassination of Kim Jong-un's brothertrial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 mill
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
trial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, as the Straits Times reported. The concentration found on Kim Jong Nam's skin was 1.4 times greater than deadly amount, he... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The gruesome nerve agent assassination of Kim Jong-un's brothertrial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 mill
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
trial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, as the Straits Times reported. The concentration found on Kim Jong Nam's skin was 1.4 times greater than deadly amount, he... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How grisly murder of Kim’s half-brother unfoldedused today. A government chemist testified that a lethal dosage was 0.142 mill
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
used today. A government chemist testified that a lethal dosage was 0.142 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, the Straits Times reported — which is 1.4 times greater than the deadly amount. The investigator also pointed out video showing... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Parliament, Animal Farm and the House of Pigs « Opinion « TR EMERITUSwas seized from the home of Tan Tee Seng and Lau Yit Leng on 22 May 1987 when t
The Temasek Review / Posted 3 days ago
was seized from the home of Tan Tee Seng and Lau Yit Leng on 22 May 1987 when they were arrested under Operation Spectrum as alleged Marxist Conspirators. Squealer was then working for the Straits Times and the Singapore Broadcasting Corpo... Read more
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The Star
Ed Sheeran cancels Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong shows22). The Singapore leg of the tour is scheduled on Nov 11 and 12, nearly a wee
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
22). The Singapore leg of the tour is scheduled on Nov 11 and 12, nearly a week after his cancelled Hong Kong show. The Straits Times understands that it has not been cancelled or postponed. Both Singapore shows are sold out. Sheeran last... Read more
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Reuters
'Love for country' behind move to Ryanair, says Malaysia Airlines' CEOreports in Malaysian media saying that political interference had played a role
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
reports in Malaysian media saying that political interference had played a role in his departure. A report by the New Straits Times, citing unnamed sources, on Tuesday had said both Bellew and Mueller’s departures were due to Khazanah’s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Love for country' behind move to Ryanair, says Malaysia Airlines' CEOreports in Malaysian media saying that political interference had played a role
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
reports in Malaysian media saying that political interference had played a role in his departure. A report by the New Straits Times, citing unnamed sources, on Tuesday had said both Bellew and Mueller's departures were due to Khazanah's... Read more
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The Star
Philippines arrest top female IS recruiter, ex-wife of radicalised SingaporeanAgency said Hamidon's father was a Muslim. He died when she was 20 years old.
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Agency said Hamidon's father was a Muslim. He died when she was 20 years old. Her mother was a Christian, and brought her up as a Christian. But she and her two sisters converted to Islam about 10 years ago. – The Straits Times/Asia News... Read more
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The Star
School fees going up for foreigners and PRsthe $1,100 (RM3,430)per month we paid at an international school." "But if PRs
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
the $1,100 (RM3,430)per month we paid at an international school." "But if PRs need to pay the same fees as international students, then I will object," added the 33-year-old, who works in the property industry. – The Straits Times/Asia News Net... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The gruesome nerve agent assassination of Kim Jong Un's brothertrial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 mill
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
trial, a government chemist testified that a lethal dosage of VX was 0.142 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, as the Straits Times reported. The concentration found on Kim Jong Nam's skin was 1.4 times greater than deadly amount, he... Read more
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The Star
Man's girlfriend texts 'I love you', so wife stabs himwas remorseful and deeply regretted that her actions had affected her relations
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
was remorseful and deeply regretted that her actions had affected her relationship with her children, said Vigneesh. She could have been jailed for up to two years and/or fined up to $5,000 for causing hurt. - The Straits Times/Asia News... Read more
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The Star
Man who showed obscene video to girls at coffee shop arrested for public nuisancemother screamed at him and approached the police for help. Police then arrived
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
mother screamed at him and approached the police for help. Police then arrived and took statements. The police told The Straits Times on Monday that they received a call for assistance at Block 111, Lorong 1 Toa Payoh, at 8.29pm on Saturday. "A... Read more
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The Star
Most expensive coffee in the world comes to Singaporedemonstration. The coffee offered to participants will also be an espresso-siz
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
demonstration. The coffee offered to participants will also be an espresso-size serving, split up into portions for taste pairings. The ticket price includes mocktails, speciality coffee cocktails and canapes. - The Straits Times/Asia News Ne... Read more
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The Star
Indonesian goalkeeper, 38, dies after collision with teammate during league game500 league appearances for Persela. "Thank you for your constant dedication,"
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
500 league appearances for Persela. "Thank you for your constant dedication," read a post on the club's Instagram account. "Thank you for the inspiration you gave to Persela, Lamongan and Indonesian football." - The Straits Times/Asia News N... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
K-Love: AirAsia CEO marries one Chloe from South Korea at posh France retreatto have tied the knot with one Chloe from South Korea in a quiet event held in
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
to have tied the knot with one Chloe from South Korea in a quiet event held in Cote D’Azur, France, according to New Straits Times (NST). Photos obtained by NST show the couple in wedding gear and surrounded by guests such as Malaysia’s... Read more
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The Star
Staring incident leads to attack at Singapore eateryto Tan Tock Seng Hospital by ambulance. He was conscious and is believed to hav
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
to Tan Tock Seng Hospital by ambulance. He was conscious and is believed to have sustained severe facial injuries. The Straits Times understands that the suspect was there for supper with a friend, and the altercation erupted outside a toilet... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
AirAsia's Tony Fernandes weds South Korean girlfriend in Francehas tied the knot with his South Korean girlfriend, Malaysian media reported on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
has tied the knot with his South Korean girlfriend, Malaysian media reported on Sunday (Oct 15). According to New Straits Times, Fernandes, 53, and girlfriend Chloe had been dating more than two years before getting married in France’s... Read more
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The Temasek Review
GIC 5.1, Temasek 16, Fund Manager 12%? « Letters « TR EMERITUSinvestments, you end up with a mismatch of big pools of capital and small targe
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
investments, you end up with a mismatch of big pools of capital and small targets””. On the same day (27 September) in the Straits Times – there is an over half-page advertisement “”The Mathematics of How Money Grows” – A basket of value stocks @... Read more
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The Star
26-old man arrested for stealing undergarmentsoutside a flat, which captured images of the man allegedly stealing her bra. I
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
outside a flat, which captured images of the man allegedly stealing her bra. Investigations against the man are ongoing. Anyone convicted of the offence of theft can be jailed up to three years and/or fined. – The Straits Times/Asia News... Read more
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The Star
Prostitute gets three weeks' jail for offering RM300 to condo security guard to not register visitorsdid not know that what she had done was against the law and that the offence wa
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
did not know that what she had done was against the law and that the offence was so serious. She promised not to re-offend. She could have been fined up to $100,000 (RM311,557) and/or jailed for up to five years. – The Straits Times/Asia News Netw... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
How a deaf theatre actor from Singapore made himself heard on the big stagehim plaudits in Singapore and beyond. He has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
him plaudits in Singapore and beyond. He has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Off Broadway, won at The Straits Times’ Life! Theatre Awards, and even graced the stage at the National Day Parade. All these probably wouldn’t have... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian businessman jailed for molesting Singaporean nurseto] provide non-nursing services, contrary to what you expected. This is Singap
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
to] provide non-nursing services, contrary to what you expected. This is Singapore. We have different standards here,” the Straits Times quoted the judge as saying. Pillai, who runs a steel trading company in Dubai, initially claimed trial to his... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian man sentenced to jail, 3 cane strokes for molesting nurse in Singaporeto) provide non-nursing services, contrary to what you expected. This is Singap
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
to) provide non-nursing services, contrary to what you expected. This is Singapore. We have different standards here,” the Straits Times quoted the judge as saying. Pillai, who runs a steel trading company in Dubai, initially claimed trial to his... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Singapore No.1 in debt, No.1 in gross assets? « Letters « TR EMERITUSa whopping 49 per cent higher than second ranked South Korea’s 24,200 euros. S
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 days ago
a whopping 49 per cent higher than second ranked South Korea’s 24,200 euros. So, is there something wrong with the subject Straits Times news report which said that “Singapore’s per capita liabilities was €36,075 at the end of last year, among the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore-KL high-speed rail may stop at Forest City in Johor Barumade requests to Malaysian authorities and stakeholders for an HSR station to b
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
made requests to Malaysian authorities and stakeholders for an HSR station to be built in the township, reported the New Straits Times on Friday (Oct 13). An HSR station in Forest City would make the area the "new transport hub" for Johor Baru,... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Public lambast PM Lee for the “wayang” to justify the Reserved Presidential Election « Opinion « TR EMERITUSwas taken to prevent Tan Cheng Bock to win the seat. Some went to Channel NewsA
The Temasek Review / Posted 8 days ago
was taken to prevent Tan Cheng Bock to win the seat. Some went to Channel NewsAsia comment section, while some went to the Straits Times. Bryan Yap wrote, “You are in politics because you are someone’s son. Not because of your capability.” Harun... Read more
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The Star
Jail, caning for businessman who molested private nurse employed to look after sick wifeon Oct 16 to serve his sentence. For molesting the nurse, he could have been j
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
on Oct 16 to serve his sentence. For molesting the nurse, he could have been jailed for up to two years and fined or caned. And for insulting her modesty, he could have been jailed for up to a year and fined. – The Straits Times/Asia News N... Read more
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International Business Times
Singaporean man arrested for allegedly molesting 3 boys in Indonesia's Batam in Indonesia's Riau Archipelago in the South China Sea and it shares a maritime
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
in Indonesia's Riau Archipelago in the South China Sea and it shares a maritime border with Singapore. According to The Straits Times news website, Mohammad Asri Sapuan is suspected of molesting the boys, aged 12, 15 and 16, in an art gallery in... Read more
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The Star
Kind driver in China tosses umbrella to traffic cop on duty in the rainwanted to thank the driver, but the car drove off too quickly. The driver, Wan
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
wanted to thank the driver, but the car drove off too quickly. The driver, Wang Zhaohua, 50, said he saw the cop getting soaked in the rain and was moved by his dedication to his duty, and so decided to help him. – The Straits Times/Asia News Netw... Read more
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The Star
Singaporean man detained in Batam over child sodomythe investigation. Police also seized his two cars and Singapore passport. A
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
the investigation. Police also seized his two cars and Singapore passport. A local community leader in Nongsa told The Straits Times that Asri set up an arts learning centre for children in Batam to attract his victims. Under Indonesian child... Read more
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Aliran Online
How the British suppressed the labour movement in Malayafew days later”. Sixty-one of these workers were charged and sentenced to six m
Aliran Online / Posted 9 days ago
few days later”. Sixty-one of these workers were charged and sentenced to six months’ imprisonment (Morgan, p178. He cites Straits Times, 5 March and 8 March 1947). The existing law then was that workers could not be terminated just for exercising... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No plans to have ambassador in North Korea: Malaysian foreign ministerrecommendation papers for the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to be accredited to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
recommendation papers for the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to be accredited to North Korea," he was quoted as saying by New Straits Times. “At the moment, we have no plans to deploy any of our ambassadors to Pyongyang. “As such, any matters... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia mulls removing embassy in North Korea: Malaysian foreign ministerrecommendation papers for the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to be accredited to
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
recommendation papers for the Malaysian embassy in Beijing to be accredited to North Korea," he was quoted as saying by New Straits Times. “At the moment, we have no plans to deploy any of our ambassadors to Pyongyang. “As such, any matters... Read more
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