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US judge grants Amos Yee's asylum request

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
•Singaporean blogger Amos Yee, who was jailed twice here for hate speech, has been granted asylum in the United States. Despite opposition from the US Department of Homeland Security, an immigration judge in Chicago decided that he had been ...
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Hike in water price 'absolutely necessary': PM Lee

Channel NewsAsia - ‎12 hours ago‎
Noting that the announcement of the water price hike provoked a strong reaction from Singaporeans, PM Lee acknowledged that the Government should have taken the time to explain the matter first.

China captures 2566 fugitives abroad in anti-graft campaign

India Today - ‎12 hours ago‎
Beijing, Mar 25 (PTI) China has captured 2,566 fugitives, a number of them from the ruling Communist Party, who had fled to other countries and recovered USD 125 million of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016.
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Water price must reflect scarcity, says PM Lee

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
PM Lee touring the revamped Pang Sua Pond in Bukit Panjang with MPs and residents from Holland-Bukit Timah GRC and Bukit Panjang SMC yesterday.

Shift more power from the top to citizens

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Editor-at-large Han Fook Kwang's assessment that constantly waiting for and acting on commands from the top is increasingly irrelevant for the rapidly changing society we live in today is correct (Don't wait for instructions from the top; March 19 ...
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Housewife jailed 20 weeks for supplying forged MCs

The Straits Times - ‎Mar 24, 2017‎
Nursusilla sold or provided forged medical certificates to two men so they could skip urine tests. Published. 10 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More.

China and Japan can lead in push for free trade, says ESM Goh

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ESM Goh Chok Tong (second from right) and Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun Ying (second from left) met on the sidelines of the forum yesterday.

Lawyers under attack – Sereno

Tempo - ‎30 minutes ago‎
“It has been noted that public interest lawyers, especially defenders of human rights, have been under increasing attack,” she said in her speech at the 16th National Convention of Lawyers of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Friday night ...
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Philippines communist rebels to declare cease-fire

Anadolu Agency - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said Saturday it would declare a unilateral cease-fire no later than March 31. The resumption of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.
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P700-M resort-like drug rehab center to rise in Bukidnon

Manila Bulletin - ‎7 hours ago‎
Malaybalay City, Bukidnon - President Duterte yesterday led the groundbreaking ceremony for Mindanao's biggest drug treatment and rehabilitation center as he renewed his vow to eradicate illegal drugs and drug lords in the country.
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Love and loathing for EU seen on the streets of Rome

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
ROME - Love it or loathe it, there was a European Union protest to suit all tastes on Saturday in the Italian capital. Federalists, nationalists, populists, unionists and anarchists headed to one of six rallies and demonstrations called to coincide ...

How Ninja Van's 'smart and ruthlessly aggressive' co-founder hooked a big investor

Channel NewsAsia - ‎5 hours ago‎
At 27 and with no logistics experience, Lai Chang Wen started a company that netted S$45m in investments. A mattress on the office floor helped convince one big fish, Game Changers finds out.
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Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Channel NewsAsia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Brazil won a major victory on Saturday (Mar 25) in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products.

Tips for young investors

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Retirement may be something very distant for young people, but it is never too early to start acquiring knowledge and accumulating capital in order to secure a financially stable future.

Untangling the way to a Smart Nation

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Various agencies have surveillance cameras around the island, such as these near the Little India train station. However, the web of cables that connect various existing cameras and sensors remains untapped as a central data resource - although the ...
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Out for redemption: Samsung to fire on all cylinders with Galaxy S8

Khaleej Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Several leaks have revealed a lot about Samsung's Galaxy S8, but the real deal will finally be seen on Wednesday in New York. Several leaks have revealed a lot about Samsung's Galaxy S8, but the real deal will finally be seen on Wednesday in New York.
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Chinese court rules in favor of Apple in local design patent disputes

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
BEIJING - A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency ...
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Swimming: Illness a factor in Joseph Schooling setback at NCAA Championships

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A fever derailed Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling's bid for his third straight 100- and 200-yard butterfly crowns at the NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Indiana.
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Football: Game changers v Team LKT for FAS' hot seat

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Teo Hock Seng (above) will be Team LKT's V-P nominee while Annabel Pennefather has been put forth as Game Changers' V-P candidate for the FAS election.
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Football: Sundram still looking to end dry spell

The Straits Times - ‎Mar 24, 2017‎
Singapore will head into their 2019 AFC Asian Cup football qualifying opener against Bahrain still looking for a first victory since November.
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Open water swimmers Boon, Erasmus, Chantal and Khar Yi book tickets to SEA Games

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sixteen swimmers took to the open waters at the Liberty Insurance Open Water South-East Asian Qualifiers 2017. Photo: Singapore Swimming Association.
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Once a Ranger... Where the original Power Rangers actors are now

The Straits Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
(Left to right) Actors Austin St. John, Walter Jones, Jason David Frank, and David Yost at the premiere of Power Rangers on March 22, 2017.
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Boys Generally Asian AKA BGA Tops K-Pop Charts With Their Second Hit Single 'Who's It Gonna Be' [VIDEO]

Korea Portal (English Edition) - ‎7 hours ago‎
A few years back BgA (Boys Generally Asian) had made an appearance in a K-pop boy group parody featuring their hit song "Dong Saya Dae" (which literally means "I Have To Take A S**T").

How learning to be a better father changed my life

TODAYonline - ‎12 hours ago‎
Centre for Fathering's CEO Bryan Tan and his family - wife Adriana, and their children, from four months old to 7 years old. Photo: Bryan Tan.
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Feature: Stephen Hawking "beamed" to Hong Kong to deliver speech

Xinhua - ‎21 hours ago‎
HONG KONG, March 25 (Xinhua) -- "Could you hear me?" Stephen Hawking asked in his iconic computer-synthesized voice, getting a cheerful "yes" from hundreds of people in a speech hall at the Hong Kong Science Park.
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Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour

Channel NewsAsia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sydney's Opera House and Harbour Bridge plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour, as global landmarks began dimming their lights to draw attention to climate change.

Many bird species spotted in urban green pockets

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs and National Development Desmond Lee examining the moult of a dragonfly held by life sciences student Sean Yap at Kent Ridge Park yesterday.
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Photographer captures world's glacier melt over decade

Daily Mail - ‎17 hours ago‎
For the last decade, American photographer James Balog has been on a mission to document climate change through his camera lens. His effort has taken him to the farthest reaches of the world, from Antarctica to the northern ends of Greenland, where he ...
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Scientists just switched on the world's largest 'artificial sun'

Yahoo Singapore News - ‎Mar 24, 2017‎
Scientists in Germany just switched on the world's largest 'artificial Sun' for the first time - producing light 10,000 times more intense than natural sunlight on our planet.
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Girl in hospital after drinking soap-laced water

The Straits Times - ‎Mar 24, 2017‎
Police are investigating how a Primary 3 girl landed in hospital after drinking from her water bottle to which a classmate had allegedly added liquid hand soap.

Breast-feeding mums: to cover up or not?

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
When Mrs Sharon Ho-Norton was breastfeeding her first child 15 years ago, the nursing clothes she wore were less than ideal. The garments - which allow mothers to breastfeed discreetly in public via concealed openings - were mostly manufactured for ...

Domestic helper puts heart and soul into care

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Every night, Ms Josefina Amparo Hosena, 45, beds down together with her young charge Leona Heng to the soothing music of celebrity South Korean pianist Yiruma.

10 Powerful And Natural Antibiotics (Raw Honey, Coconut Oil, And More)

Asia Cruise News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Over the years, antibiotics have saved numerous lives. But some aren't effective and even cause health problems. Plus, our bodies have adapted to most of these drugs and this has led to antibiotic resistance.
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