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Wishing spheres from the needy released into Marina Bay

Channel News Asia - ‎6 hours ago‎
The spheres represent the hopes of beneficiaries from various voluntary welfare organisations such as AWWA Community Home for Senior Citizens, Breast Cancer Foundation, Kembangan-Chai Chee Seniors Activity Centre and Thong Kheng Seniors ...
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17 people probed over online scams amounting to over S$134000

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The police are investigating 17 people for their suspected involvement in more than 70 reported online purchase scams that amounted to more than S$134,000.
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S'pore-listed firms may miss corporate governance 2017 deadline

TODAYonline - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Singapore-listed companies may not meet the 2017 deadline to comply with the Code of Corporate Governance, particularly in the area of board independence, based on data from an annual index released yesterday.
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Sony to release The Interview after all?

CNET - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The movie maker said in a statement it wants to release the controversial movie that inspired hackers to attack its computer networks.
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Cairns mother arrested for murder

Sky News Australia - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A mother has been arrested for the stabbing murder of eight children, aged between 18 months and 15, in Cairns. Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar told reporters at the scene on Saturday morning the woman was yet to be charged and was receiving medical ...
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BlackBerry's (BBRY) CEO John Chen on Q3 2015 Results - Earnings Call ...

Seeking Alpha - ‎2 hours ago‎
Good day and welcome to the BlackBerry Third Quarter 2015 Results Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time I would like to turn the conference over to Mr. John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry.
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Female body found at Yishun dam

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
A female body was discovered at Yishun dam Friday morning, reported local media. -- PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO. A female body was discovered at Yishun dam Friday morning, reported local media.
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President OKs Ona's quitting post but no reasons cited - ‎14 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III has accepted the resignation of Health Secretary Enrique Ona more than a month after he was asked to go on leave to explain an allegedly questionable purchase of antipneumonia vaccines.
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LP, UNA in tug-of-war over Grace Poe

Philippine Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The ruling Liberal Party (LP) and the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) are in a tug-of-war over Sen. Grace Poe to be their vice presidential candidate for the 2016 elections.
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MH370 families protest in Beijing

NZ City - ‎1 hour ago‎
Grieving relatives of passengers from the doomed MH370 have been confronted by police in Beijing as they protest a lack of information on the search.
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Pakistan's divided soul

Al Jazeera America - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The Pakistani Taliban's brutal attack on the Army Public School and Degree College in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Tuesday killed more than 140 people - 132 of them children - and stunned the country.
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Phelps has no more fouls to give

ESPN - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Bonnie Ford discusses what Michael Phelps' guilty plea to DUI charges means for his future in and out of the pool. Olympian Phelps Enters DUI Guilty Plea.
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TAFTA protesters mass outside EU Council in Brussels (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

RT - ‎8 hours ago‎
A demonstrator climbs a pole to place a banner during a protest by European farmers against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) close to European Commission headquarters in Brussels December 19, 2014.
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Xi gets tough in Macau as $75 billion in casino value wiped

Chicago Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
BEIJING - With Xi Jinping making his first visit to Macau as China's president, the city's casinos would like to hear a reassuring word that might revive their tumbling stock prices.
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SMRT, SBS Transit submit fare review applications

TODAYonline - ‎2 hours ago‎
SBST yesterday said it was asking for bus- and rail-fare adjustments amid 'an environment of rising costs', while SMRT earlier said it was seeking a 'better alignment of fares and operating costs'.
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More money given to charity, but fewer volunteering: Survey

TODAYonline - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Boys' Brigade's community-giving project, one of the donation programmes in Singapore. The proportion of donors in the survey fell to its lowest in a decade, with 83 per cent of those surveyed this year saying that they gave to charity.

Huawei Rated as Top SDN and NFV Supplier for the Second Consecutive Year ...

The Independent Singapore News (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Huawei today announced that it has been rated as a top supplier for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions for the second consecutive year by leading ...
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Maximillian Ang, 13, breaks U-14 400m IM record

The New Paper - ‎27 minutes ago‎
... " I didn't think I would do so well, I was shocked when I looked at the board for my timing. " - Maximillian Ang (above) TNP PHOTO: SHAHRIYA YAHAYA.
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Robben bails out Neuer but Bayern need winter break - ‎12 minutes ago‎
On Friday night at the Coface Arena, Bayern Munich were subjected to the kind of sustained pressure that they are wholly unaccustomed to enduring in the Bundesliga, while the previously infallible Manuel Neuer was made to finally look human in conceding ...

Kate Upton reveals sexy secrets

Yahoo Singapore News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Singapore ravers danced all night long at the annual ZoukOut dance music festival held at Siloso beach, Sentosa, over the weekend.

Arts guide: Dec 20 to 28

TODAYonline - ‎2 hours ago‎
At 15, many of us are unable to express that extraordinary feeling, to that special someone in class. Ethan can't too. Not just because he is awkward like most teens, but also because he suffers from one of the most severe forms of Cerebral Palsy.

Rufus Wainwright to perform in Singapore next year

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
The award-winning singer and songwriter will perform his greatest hits in a "special solo show" at the Esplanade Theatre on Mar 17, 2015.
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New record for 'deepest' fish ever found after new Snailfish discovered 8145m ...

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists have discovered a new fish deeper than any they found before. A type of snailfish was located by the University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab 8145m down the Mariana Trench.
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After a hardware failure, the Kepler spacecraft finds a second life — and an ...

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA's Kepler spacecraft should have been rendered useless by a 2013 hardware failure, but instead its secondary mission -- called K2 -- has just yielded its first major discovery in the form of a particularly exciting exoplanet.
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A*STAR team finds gene that gives babies smaller heads

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have discovered what causes some babies to be born with smaller heads, a condition called microcephaly, which literally means small head in Latin.
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Bone marrow donors rise

Channel News Asia - ‎6 hours ago‎
To date, about 10,000 bone marrow donors have been recruited this year, double the number recruited last year. But authorities are concerned that some 30 per cent of donors have backed out after a match had been found.
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