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Court orders Sukamto Sia to pay Indonesian coal tycoon S$132m for lost ...

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
The High Court has awarded more than $132 million in damages to Indonesian billionaire Low Tuck Kwong (right) for a defamation case he brought against Singapore businessman Sukamto Sia.
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U PME Centres have assisted close to 600 PMEs: NTUC

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The U PME Centres, which were launched in April last year, have assisted close to 600 Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs).
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Google Bans China's Website Certificate Authority After Security Breach

TechCrunch - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google has announced that its web browser Chrome and other products will no longer recognize security certificates issued by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), the government agency that oversees China's domain name registry.
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Tourists are Back in Thailand - For Now

Bloomberg - ‎54 minutes ago‎
They're coming back. Tourist arrivals in Thailand rose almost 30 percent in February from a year earlier, the biggest jump since Dec. 2012.
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Home » Singapore announces crack unit of elite civil servants

FutureGov Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Singapore Government has announced a new Strategic Policy Unit to consider cross-government problems and bring agencies together to tackle them.
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3 appointed to Presidential Council for Minority Rights

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Presidential Council for Minority Rights (PCMR) announced on Thursday that President Tony Tan Keng Yam has appointed 3 persons to the council.
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Influential Malaysian ex-leader launches attack on PM Najib

Zee News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Kuala Lumpur: Influential former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday launched a stinging attack on beleaguered Prime Minister Najib Razak, demanding explanations in two highly sensitive scandals and warning the ruling party will lose power ...
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Selangor govt rejects newly implemented GST system

The Sun Daily - ‎53 minutes ago‎
SHAH ALAM: Selangor government will stand firm in its decision to reject the newly implemented Goods and Services Tax (GST) because it is a "cruel" taxation system, said Mentri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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IS enters Palestinian camp in Damascus; Jordan closes border

Hindustan Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
A file picture shows a man walking past bullet riddled buildings at the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. (AFP Photo). Share.
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Ukraine Signs New Russian Gas Deal

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kyiv has signed a new agreement to buy Russian gas over the next three months at a price of $248 per thousand cubic meters. In a statement posted on its website, Ukraine's Energy Ministry said the agreement extended all the other terms of the so-called ...
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Fire in manhole at junction of Hill St and High St due to suspected damaged pipe ...

The Straits Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE - A fire broke out in a manhole at the junction of High Street and Hill Street on Thursday morning. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said no one was injured in the incident that happened at about 7.30am.
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Customer satisfaction in Singapore rises for 4th consecutive year: SMU study

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Customer Satisfaction Index for 2014 rose for the fourth consecutive year to 71.1 points, backed by strong ratings from the Finance and Insurance and Healthcare sectors.
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New bus depot to be built off Boon Lay Way: LTA

AsiaOne - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Thursday that it will build a new bus depot at Ulu Pandan to accommodate the growing bus fleet in Singapore.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 review roundup: Find out what tech critics are saying

Firstpost - ‎4 hours ago‎
We are inching closer to April 10, when Samsung's Galaxy S6 models will finally hit store shelves. The new models - Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge - have been built from scratch and look quite promising.
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Boost for dragon boat's gold-medal dream

TODAYonline - ‎11 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The national dragon boat teams' aim to win Singapore's first gold at the SEA Games in 22 years has been handed a timely boost ahead of the June 5 to 16 event.
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FAS appoint Michel Sablon as Technical Director

TODAYonline - ‎8 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE - The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced the appointment of Belgian Michel Sablon as Technical Director on a two-year contract today (April 2).
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FourFourTwo Player Ratings: Singapore 2 Guam 2

FourFourTwo Singapore - ‎4 hours ago‎
Which players 'confirmed their abilities' during Singapore's 2-2 friendly draw with Guam? Kenneth Tan awards every Singaporean player from Tuesday night a grade... Izwan Mahbud 6. Given the nod ahead of first-choice goalkeeper Hassan Sunny, the ...
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The Sound Of Music with Elisabeth Von Trapp

TODAYonline - ‎11 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Lady Gaga's much buzzed-about Sound Of Music tribute performance at the Oscars in February proved one thing: The movie is still as alive in fans' hearts as the hills mentioned in the title track, even as the film turns 50 this year.
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340 cars later, 'Fast and Furious 7' is ready to roll

OCRegister - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Anyone who's seen the trailers for the seventh, and latest, installment of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise has to wonder: Did a multimillion-dollar sports car truly fly from high rise to high rise in a cloud of shattered glass, or was that a special effect?
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Fashion-hungry public drives success of designers' museum shows

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS - Their creations are usually reserved for a few wealthy clients, but European museums are currently allowing the public to admire up close the works of star fashion designers Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexander McQueen and Karl Lagerfeld.
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China to toughen inspection on air quality data

The Japan Times - ‎10 minutes ago‎
BEIJING - China's vice minister for environmental protection has announced a two-year inspection campaign to root out fake air quality data and accused some local governments of manipulating the data to meet national standards, state media said.
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Pollution poses long-range danger to Borneo's forests - ‎5 hours ago‎
Air quality in Borneo's rainforests is being affected by pollution from human activities far off in East Asia - with possible consequences for the ozone layer.
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More injuries but fewer deaths at workplaces in 2014: WSH

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Although the workplace fatality rate was at its lowest in 2014, there was an increase in workplace injuries, the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Institute revealed in its annual statistics report on Thursday.
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Indian-origin lecturer wins top nursing award

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
An Indian-origin woman here will receive an international award for her work in the healthcare sector for women and refugees, becoming the first Singaporean to get the prestigious biennial prize.
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NEA calls tender for dengue battle plan

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE'S plan to use a special type of mosquito to combat the dengue virus here is about to take another step forward. The National Environment Agency (NEA) has put up a tender to ask for proposals to study the possible side effects of using male ...
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