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Malaysia to release MH370 report: PM Najib

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Malaysia will release a preliminary report on the disappearance of flight MH370, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, as the government battles widespread criticism over the transparency of its investigation.
Malaysia PM Raza: Committed to Flight MH370 Search
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Tokyo stocks open down 0.24%

Ninemsn - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Mark Bouris Myths bustedHome loans can seem a bit complicated and overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. Mark Bouris clears up some common misconceptions.
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Rage as new McKitty site crashes

Hong Kong Standard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Singaporean fans of Hello Kitty raged on the web after their frantic attempts to buy limited-edition toys from the McDonald's website failed when overwhelmed servers crashed.
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Peace process not over: Israeli chief negotiator

Business Standard - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Israel's chief negotiator Tzipi Livni said Thursday that the door was not closed on the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians after the former claimed to suspend the talks, the media reported.
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IDA eases path for start-ups with accreditation scheme

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - A solid stamp of approval. That is what innovative technology start-ups with little name recognition could soon achieve with an accreditation programme launched yesterday by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).
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DAP's Nga chided over Tunship call

New Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
IPOH: Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming is again on the receiving end, this time from his party members. This is because of his calls to the government to confer a Tunship on the late Bukit Gelugor member of parliament, Karpal Singh.
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Businessman gets maximum fine of S$10000 for dog abuse

TODAYonline - ‎13 hours ago‎
Lim Soo Seng has been fined the maximum amount of $10,000 for animal cruelty after he failed to get timely treatment for his female cross-breed dog.
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New chairman for Public Transport Council

Channel News Asia - ‎19 hours ago‎
Mr Gerard Ee will step down as chairman of the Public Transport Council (PTC), a position he has held since 2005. In his place, Mr Richard Magnus will serve as chairman for the next term from May 1 to April 30, 2016.
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Injured Hong Kong tourist thanks PNoy for helping her recover

InterAksyon - ‎2 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines -- A Hong Kong tourist who was injured during the hostage-taking incident in Manila more than three years ago, thanked the Aquino government for helping her undergo reconstructive surgery, said Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras on ...

Obama pressured not to meet me, says Anwar

Malaysia Kini - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim believes United States President Barack Obama is under pressure not to meet him when the US leader visits Malaysia this weekend.
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Sarawak to help pay rep's medical bill

New Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has extended a helping hand to former DAP state chairman Wong Ho Leng in his battle with brain tumour.
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At least 60 killed in DR Congo train crash

Xinhua - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
KINSHASA, April 23 (Xinhua) -- At least 60 people were killed and some 60 others were injured when a freight train derailed in the southeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) on Tuesday, national train service officials told Xinhua on ...
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South Sudan president replaces army chief

The Daily Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
JUBA: South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sacked his army chief, a military spokesman said, replacing him with a loyalist from his own ethnic group as the country's four-month conflict shows signs of being increasingly fought along tribal lines.
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Discovery to air 'Everest Avalanche Tragedy' doc in May

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The deadly April 18 avalanche that killed killed 13 and left three people missing on Mt. Everest will be the subject of a 90-minute documentary "Everest Avalanche Tragedy" that will air on Discovery on May 4. Discovery had a camera crew from NBC News ...
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Ascott Residence Trust's revenue, profit up 16% in Q1

Channel News Asia - ‎20 hours ago‎
Ascott Residence Trust reported a 16 per cent on-year rise in revenues and gross profit for the first quarter of 2014, helped by contributions from new properties and higher income from existing serviced apartments.
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Restructuring leaves its mark on layoffs

Business Times (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economic restructuring - now in its fifth year - is starting to leave a more visible mark on the labour market.
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Rising number of aircraft hit by laser lights sparks safety concerns

Channel News Asia - ‎9 hours ago‎
There has been an increasing number of incidences of laser lights, such as laser pointers, being shone at aircraft landing and taking off at Changi Airport in recent years, raising safety concerns.
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Truck sinks into ground along Upper Changi Road East

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
A tipper truck sank into a 'depression' when a section of Upper Changi Road East caved in yesterday. Photo: Don Wong. Tipper truck sinks into road along Upper Changi Road East.

Heartland retailers urged to benefit from upgrades

Straits Times - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Mr Teo Ser Luck (left) with Mr Richard Teh of New City Electrical Trading. Mr Teh used to use hardcopy documents to track inventories, but is now using an electronic system.
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TV host Quan Yifeng fined $800 for 'inconsiderate driving'

Straits Times - ‎Apr 22, 2014‎
Mediacorp artiste Chuan Yi Fong - better known as Quan Yifeng - was fined $800 and disqualified three months from driving on Wednesday after she pleaded guilty to one charge of inconsiderate driving.
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National drive for a more sporty S'pore kicks off

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
People participating in a Masala Bhangra exercise, a fitness programme that will be part of ActiveSG, to be launched tomorrow. Photo: Ernest Chua.
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WITNESS-Motor racing-Covering Senna's death was a grim assignment

The Star Online - ‎36 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For a young sports reporter, still cutting his teeth in journalism, the prospect of covering the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix seemed like a dream assignment.
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Potential Manchester United boss Jurgen Klopp sticking to his 'Happy at ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
Will he say it again on Saturday? Klopp has said he's not quitting Dortmund twice in three days. In case you weren't listening when he said it on Tuesday, or were asleep in your Florida mansion, Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has ruled out moving to ...
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Charles Lim's SEA STATE to feature at 2015 Venice Biennale

Channel News Asia - ‎9 hours ago‎
Singapore artist, Charles Lim's on-going body of work, titled SEA STATE, has been chosen as the country's feature at the 2015 Venice Biennale.

My awkard moment: Tracy Lee

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Tracy Lee finds intimate couple scenes awkward - unless there is physical contact. Yup, that's pretty much the opposite of every other actor out there (and here, we won't mention Rui En.
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NASA Morpheus to Test Boulder Avoidance With ALHAT [Video]

Guardian Liberty Voice - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA After a successful free flight in March, NASA plans to conduct further flight testing with Morpheus today using ALHAT technology to find a clean landing spot in a field strewn with boulders.
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Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million - ‎18 hours ago‎
The capsule has been extensively restored to remove all trace of the searing burn marks it picked up on re-entry to Earth's atmosphere.
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Malaysian businessman sues S'pore surgeon, cancer centre for negligence

Jakarta Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
Whether a prominent Malaysian businessman believed he was suffering from pancreatic cancer before a major surgery is at the centre of a medical negligence trial which opened yesterday in the High Court.
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Burkina Faso eyes S'pore investments, experience for economic development

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore meeting Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Wednesday at the Istana during a private visit in Singapore.