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Scores injured in militant raid on Pakistani police academy

Channel NewsAsia - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Pakistani troops launched a major operation against militants who stormed a police academy in the country's restive southwest in an attack that left at least one official dead and 84 wounded as it continued into early Tuesday.
Gunmen attack police training center in southwest Pakistan
Pakistan militants attack Quetta police college
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Philippines' Duterte softens stance towards US before Japan visit

Channel NewsAsia - ‎36 minutes ago‎
TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte softened his remarks about a "separation" from long-time ally the United States on the eve of a visit to Japan, a country worried about Manila's apparent pivot away from Washington and towards China.
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AT&T, Time Warner defend merger as politicians challenge move

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (AFP) - AT&T and Time Warner, home of CNN and HBO, insisted Monday (Oct 24) that their proposed mega-merger will benefit consumers as they gird for anti-trust challenges from politicians and regulators.
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73 take wrong O-level maths paper

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than 70 students from two schools took the wrong O-level mathematics paper last Thursday, after a mix-up in the subject codes during registration.
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Man jailed 20 weeks for mischief and assaulting woman

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
An unemployed man was at the State Courts' pre-trial conference (PTC) centre in July when he used a red marker pen to write secret society slogans on the wall and wooden door of a room.

Lawyers beat evasive tactics by serving papers via WhatsApp, email

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - For the past year, lawyer Adrian Wee has been using emails to notify some individuals that they have been sued by his clients.

Parents must manage 'kiasu tendencies'

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The recent spate of suicides has awakened society to address an often taboo topic ("Death of boy who fell 17 floors ruled a suicide"; last Saturday).
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Malaysia's construction sector likely to gain the most from next year's budget

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎11 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR (NewsRise) -- Malaysian construction companies stand to gain the most after the government announced plans to push ahead with projects ranging from rail to bridges worth nearly $15 billion to develop infrastructure and spur economic ...
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Police report filed over Selangor river contamination

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Semenyih water treatment plant. Selangor Chief Minister Azmin Ali accused Barisan National and Umno on Sunday of playing a role in the contamination of the plant.
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After 70 Years of existence, what difference does the United Nations make?

Communities Digital News - ‎4 hours ago‎
On the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations, an intelligent thinker can ask: What difference does it make in relation to its original purpose?
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Vietnam police hunt hundreds of addicts after rehab escape

Gulf Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Authorities lead drug addicts from the back of a truck after they were rearrested following a break out from a compulsory drug rehabilitation centre in the southern Vietnamese province of Dong Nai early yesterday.
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EU, Canada still hope to sign trade deal after Belgian 'Non'

Channel NewsAsia - ‎5 hours ago‎
Belgium declared on Monday that it could not formally back a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada because of an internal Belgian dispute, but the two sides still appeared to be holding out hopes of a summit to sign off on the deal.
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Five dead in Malta plane crash

Perth Now - ‎3 hours ago‎
A twin propeller plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Luqa, Malta, on October 24, killing at least 5 people. The aircraft was believed to have been used by officials with Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.
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Turkey to step up war against terror in Iraq: FM Çavuşoğlu

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Turkey is participating “in a multi-faceted way” in the operation to retake Mosul province from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and four Turkish F-16 jets are part of the anti-ISIL coalition forces, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has ...
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Japanese ex-soldier blows himself up in park

The Straits Times - ‎Oct 23, 2016‎
Firefighters investigating one of the burnt-out cars found after the explosions in Utsunomiya yesterday. A retired soldier killed himself in one of the explosions, which also injured two other men and a teenage boy.
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We are pursuing the right strategies, and given time they will work: PM Lee on the economy

Channel NewsAsia - ‎11 hours ago‎
In a dialogue session with students from the Singapore Institute for Technology, Mr Lee also said that how well Singapore does, and the kind of society it will be in the next 30 years - will depend on the next generation of Singaporeans.
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Overcoming challenges: Building a strong and sustainable fintech sector

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎1 hour ago‎
IN recent years, we have seen how fintech has evolved as budding entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and financial institutions are taking an active role in growing the sector.
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Yoma to spin off tourism related business in reverse takeover with SHC

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎22 hours ago‎
Mr Melvyn Pun, chief executive of property and construction group Yoma Strategic Holdings. Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd announced on Monday a spin-off of its tourism-related business as part of a reverse takeover of Catalist-listed SHC Capital Asia Limited.
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Singapore paves way for evolution of electricity industry

THE BUSINESS TIMES - ‎1 hour ago‎
"To facilitate wider deployment of energy storage, it is important to ensure that our policy, regulations and market framework remain current and facilitate new business models put forth by industry.
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NUS, Singtel set up new lab for cybersecurity research

TODAYonline - ‎10 hours ago‎
Guests viewing the exhibits that showcase the research areas of the NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Lab, after the launch of NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Research and Development Laboratory, on Oct 24, 2016.
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Deadline extended for Google to respond to EU's AdSense complaint

TODAYonline - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin. Photo: Reuters. mail · print.
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Virtual vacations pull out the stops to compete with the real thing

AsiaOne - ‎18 hours ago‎
Forget the brochures, tour books-or even your friends' social media boasts about the fabulous time they're having on the beach of some scenic far-flung location.
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STTA sacks national paddler Li Hu for insubordination

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - National table tennis player Li Hu has had his contract terminated by the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) after a disciplinary committee found him guilty of insubordination.

Artificial turf pitches under scrutiny

The New Paper - ‎22 hours ago‎
They are little black granules and are all too familiar to anyone who has played football on artificial pitches. Called crumb rubber, these granules are made from recycled rubber from the likes of used tyres and are the infill for the pitches and they ...
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Pliskova outlasts Muguruza in another three-set thriller

Yahoo Sports - ‎5 hours ago‎
The WTA Finals White Group came to life as Karolina Pliskova and Garbine Muguruza followed the Kuznetsova-Radwanska epic before them.
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Tennis: Kuznetsova just finds way out

The Straits Times - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Agnieszka Radwanska (left) shaking hands with her conqueror Svetlana Kuznetsova after their 2hr 48min battle. The Pole rued squandering another match point in her second successive loss to the Russian.
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'Oh, don't play a joke on me!': Boy does not recognise President Tony Tan

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
A video of a boy sharing a tongue-in-cheek moment with President Tony Tan and his wife, Mary, has gone viral. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM FACEBOOK/MEDIACORP CHANNEL 5. Published.

The Necessary Stage takes on Gender Issues in the Malay-Muslim Community

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
Singapore - These days, especially if you are watching the presidential debate in the United States, we are hit daily by comments and narratives debating and highlighting misogyny and gender-related issues.

A bit of Wagner's life in Flying Dutchman

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
But what is "normal" to the great-granddaughter of renowned 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner might be considered remarkable to others.
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Buzzing: Singapore-born singer eliminated from X Factor

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Singapore-born Natalie Ong, 15, was eliminated yesterday from The X Factor Australia after the first live show of the competition this season.
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US scientist dies in snowmobile plunge in Antarctica

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gordon Hamilton (right) and Fiamma Straneo do CTD casts for salinity, temperature, depth and turbidity on the Helheim glacier in Greenland, Aug 23, 2010.
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Whalers in crosshairs at international huddle

News24 - ‎Oct 21, 2016‎
Paris - More than 80 nations square off in Slovenia next week over the fate of the world's remaining whales, facing a multitude of perils from meat hunters and ship strikes to getting snared in fishing gear.
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El Niño drives concentration of C02 in atmosphere to new high – UN weather agency

UN News Centre - ‎37 minutes ago‎
24 October 2016 - Globally averaged concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged again to new records in 2016, and, based on readings of the longest-established greenhouse gas monitoring station at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, the United Nations ...

Blood clots in the veins can be fatal

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), or the formation of blood clots in the veins, affects 10 million people worldwide every year. A 2007 study in the United Kingdom of six European Union countries found that VTE-related deaths killed more people than Aids, ...
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Health of Europe revealed in new report

Science Daily - ‎8 hours ago‎
Date: October 23, 2016; Source: European Social Survey; Summary: A new report compares health attitudes across 21 European countries.