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Refugee crisis deepens as Malaysia uncovers graves

The Australian - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Malaysian authorities are excavating 139 graves believed to contain the corpses of illegal migrants in northern Perlis state, just across the border from Thailand.
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India's Blistering Heat Wave Kills More Than 500

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎17 minutes ago‎
An intense heat wave in parts of India has claimed over 550 lives as weathermen forecast “high temperatures” to continue for a few more days.
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New Primary 1 registration rule for children living near school

Channel News Asia - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Children who secure a place for Primary 1 based on the proximity of their homes to their schools will have to stay at the declared address for at least two-and-a-half years, under new regulations.
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SEA Games: Singapore to field eight cyclists

Channel News Asia - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Dinah Chan is out to defend her gold medal, while teammate Darren Low refuses to let setbacks stop his pursuit of a medal. By Nur Afifah Ariffin, Channel NewsAsia; POSTED: 25 May 2015 22:44; UPDATED: 25 May 2015 22:45.
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Singapore's April 0.5pc CPI fall biggest in 5 years

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Singapore's consumer prices recorded their biggest year-on-year drop in five years for last month, an outcome analysts said could open the way to further monetary easing if economic growth disappoints later this year.
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Real Madrid sets news conference to announce Ancelotti exit - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Italian led the Spanish side to Champions League glory last season but is set to leave the club after failing to win La Liga and retain the European title.
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Aquino: Philippines to Fly Usual Routes over Disputed Reefs

Voice of America - ‎42 minutes ago‎
MANILA, PHILIPPINES—. Philippine aircraft will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the country's president said Monday, defying China's challenges to its planes and those of the United States.
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Vigil marks month since Nepal quake

Irish Independent - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Hundreds of people have held a candlelight vigil in Nepal's capital to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions.
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Congress leader slams Modi for 'shame' remark

Business Standard - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Congress leader Praniti Shinde on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying during his recent three-nation tour that Indians earlier used to be ashamed of having been born in India.
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First batch of smart HDB homes to be launched for sale this week

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎10 hours ago‎
Artist's impression of Punggol Northshore, a waterfront housing districts in Punggol. The first smart HDB homes, Northshore Residences I and II, will be launched in this month's build-to-order (BTO) exercise.
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DBS pledges S$12m more to boost activities in Marina Bay area

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The bank will also expand its fleet of sailboats in the DBS Marina Bay Sailing Programme, and members of the public will be able to board the new sailboats from early July.
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Slower growth in Malaysia's online hiring activity for HR jobs

Human Resources Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
Online employment in Malaysia has slowed down this year, with HR and admin roles reportedly the lowest growth occupations in the country.

Singapore, Andhra Pradesh unveil capital city master plan

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
The master plan will guide the development of Amravati city in India's Andhra Pradesh state till 2050, says Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry.
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CCS seeks public feedback on extension of Block Exemption Order for liner ...

AsiaOne - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) is seeking public feedback on the extension of the Competition (Block Exemption for Liner Shipping Agreements) Order (BEO) in its current form, for another five years until the end of 2020.
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Shorter VEP Operating Hours For June School Holidays

Bernama - ‎1 hour ago‎
SINGAPORE, May 25 (Bernama) -- In conjunction with the upcoming June school holidays, the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) operating hours will end earlier at 12 noon on weekdays, from this May 30 to June,28.

Volkswagen still bugged by consumer complaints

The Straits Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Volkswagen Centre Singapore showroom at Alexandra Road. Volkswagen continues to have the dubious honour of hogging the pole position when it comes to customer complaints according to data from the consumer watchdog, Consumers Association ...
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Manchester United only just avoided 'disaster', says Wayne Rooney - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Wayne Rooney claims Manchester United averted 'disaster' by securing a top four finish in the Premier League. United will return to the Champions League next season, if they safely navigate a two-legged qualifier in August, after recovering from last ...
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SEA Games: Family support crucial, say Team Singapore athletes

Channel News Asia - ‎14 hours ago‎
TDOAY reports: Team Singapore athletes share examples of the family support they've received at a luncheon hosted by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean at the Pasir Ris Sports Centre.
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Formula 1 - Nico Rosberg wins Monaco Grand Prix after Mercedes 'mistake'

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎May 24, 2015‎
Germany's Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team mate Lewis Hamilton's chances with a needless pitstop.
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Troubled Singapore roller coaster to re-open

ABS CBN News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Universal Studios Singapore's most notoriously troubled attraction seems to be getting a new lease of life after Resorts World Sentosa announced Monday that the roller coaster ride Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs.
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SG Heart Map unveiled: See what Singaporeans say about their favourite places

The Straits Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Orchard Road is one of the 50 special areas that have been singled out to define "Singapore as home". Singaporeans like Dick Lee have fond memories of Orchard Road as a place to hang out because of its buzz and energy.
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Review: Five thoughts on 'Singapura: The Musical'

Yahoo Singapore News (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
"Singapura: The Musical" officially opened on Saturday, 23 May, in a world premiere at the newly refurbished Capitol Theatre in Singapore.

Expect 'surprise elements' at SEA Games opening ceremony: Lawrence Wong

AsiaOne - ‎18 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE - Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong has divulged a few details on what the opening ceremony for the SEA Games on June 5 is going to be like.
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Science Centre's revamped Omni-Theatre to reopen May 30

Channel News Asia - ‎4 hours ago‎
The upgraded Omni-Theatre has been fitted with a new digital fulldome system, and educators will be able to offer real-time presentations in the theatre.
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Singaporeans lack knowledge about eye health: Study

Channel News Asia - ‎May 23, 2015‎
Of those surveyed, 67 per cent felt it was important to go for eye screening although only 38 per cent actually went at least once a year.
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Mosquito breeding: 10 construction sites told to stop work

Channel News Asia - ‎May 22, 2015‎
TODAY reports: There are currently 10 construction sites on a list of sites which have received a Stop Work Order, seven of which have been allowed to resume work.
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