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Lawrence Wong's Facebook post tries to dispel controversy about PM Lee's Deed of Gift

Mothership.sg (registration) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Whether in his public or private capacity, PM Lee had every right to obtain the Deed of Gift, Wong says. Belmont Lay. National development minister Lawrence Wong has come out with a Facebook statement in a bid to clarify the circumstances surrounding ...
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Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

Channel NewsAsia - ‎50 minutes ago‎
DUBAI: Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.
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'Pee Park'? China tries to correct bad translations

Channel NewsAsia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Public signs such as "Pee Park" and "deformed man toilet" may finally be a thing of the past as Chinese authorities crack down on poor translations known as "Chinglish".
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3 women arrested in Jurong West for alleged prostitution

Channel NewsAsia - ‎7 hours ago‎
A suspect arrested at a Jurong West flat for allegedly being involved in vice-related activities. (Photo: SPF). 23 Jun 2017 03:47PM (Updated: 23 Jun 2017 03:50PM ). Share this content.
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Maid working for double murder victims has left for Indonesia

The New Paper - ‎17 hours ago‎
The maid working for an elderly couple who were found murdered in their Bedok Reservoir flat on Wednesday is believed to have left Singapore for an Indonesian island.

Singaporean doctor out to scale two of world's tallest mountains for charity

TODAYonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
SINGAPORE - He once scaled Mount Everest to raise funds for needy patients. This year, orthopaedic surgeon Kumaran Rasappan will be scaling the heights of K2 and Makalu, again in the name of charity but this time to help caregivers.

Assemblies of God 'stand together in solidarity' with Singapore's Muslim community in wake of recent radicalised cases

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The Assemblies of God of Singapore "stand together in solidarity with the Muslim community here", said the organisation's general superintendent Reverend Dominic Yeo, in a statement on Friday (June 23).
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Dr M: Claims of opposition influencing DoJ 'extraordinarily stupid'

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former prime minister says the US is not like Malaysia and even the president there is answerable for any wrongdoing he is found to have committed.
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Obama arrives in Bali

Jakarta Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Obama arrives in Bali Family holiday: Former US President Barack Obama (center) shakes hand with Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika.
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Sabah government works with Sarawak counterpart to ensure tourism industry benefits from tourism tax

Astro Awani - ‎1 hour ago‎
MASIDI: What we want is the money collected from the tourism tax is going to be used for tourism promotions and not for other purposes.
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Khmer Rouge Trial, Perhaps the Last, Nears End in Cambodia

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Khieu Samphan, head of state for the Khmer Rouge, at a hearing on Friday in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Credit Nhet Sok Heng/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, via Associated Press.
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South Korea says engagement with North possible only with strength

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
South Korean President Moon Jae-in watches a test-firing of an indigenously developed ballistic missile at the state-run Agency for Defense Development in Taean, South Korea, in this handout picture provided by the Presidential Blue House and released ...
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Twin blasts kill dozens in Parachinar market

Aljazeera.com - ‎37 minutes ago‎
At least 26 people have been killed and 75 others wounded when twin explosions ripped through a crowded market in northwest Pakistan, according to officials.
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LTA urges private hire car drivers to affix decal, apply PDVL by June 30

TODAYonline - ‎3 hours ago‎
From July 1, 2017, all private hire cars that provide chauffeured services must display a pair of tamper-evident decals on the front and back windscreen of their vehicles.
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Singapore's inflation rate jumps to 1.4% in May

Channel NewsAsia - ‎10 hours ago‎
Pedestrians cross a street at the Orchard Road shopping district in Singapore. (File photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman). 23 Jun 2017 01:04PM (Updated: 23 Jun 2017 01:14PM ). Share this content.
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Singapore's manufacturing output rises for 10th straight month in May

Channel NewsAsia - ‎10 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: The manufacturing sector in Singapore extended its winning streak in May as output rose for the 10th straight month, although the pace of growth continued to ease.

2nd vending machine MRT cafe opens at Lakeside station, nearly double the size of first one

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - A second vending machine cafe at an MRT station has been launched in Singapore, this time at Lakeside, serving up dishes such as fried carrot cake, Hainanese chicken chop and Spanish seafood paella.
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OnePlus 5 Review: I Didn't Think Smartphones Needed 8GB of RAM Until Now

Forbes - ‎4 hours ago‎
Let's just get this out of the way: The OnePlus 5 is an excellent phone that ticks every box except for cutting-edge looks. The top tier variant, with 8GB of RAM, along with the super light/clean OxygenOS makes it the smoothest and fastest Android in ...
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Ford India recalls 39315 units of Fiesta Classic, old Figo

Deccan Chronicle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Company, through its dealers, will replace the high pressure power assisted steering hose on all affected vehicles. New Delhi: US auto major Ford today recalled 39,315 units of Fiesta Classic and the previous-generation Figo models in India to rectify ...
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How will Liverpool line up in 2017-18? We look at Jurgen Klopp's options for the new campaign

Mirror.co.uk - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Liverpool's plans for the new season are sliding nicely into place after capturing Mohamed Salah. Jurgen Klopp splashed a club record £39million on the Egyptian winger, having already captured Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke this summer.
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Lionel Messi offers to pay £440000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of €500,000 (£439,920) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a Spanish state prosecutor said on Friday.
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Raikkonen denies that Vettel is Ferrari's priority

FOXSports.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sebastian Vettel already has a large points advantage over teammate Kimi Raikkonen (L). (Photo: Sam Bloxham/LAT Images). LAT Images email: sales@latimages.
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Huddersfield face lawsuit over wrongful dismissal of coach - report

Channel NewsAsia - ‎5 hours ago‎
REUTERS: Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town are facing a claim of wrongful dismissal after sacking their goalkeeping coach Nick Colgan last week, the Times reported on Friday.
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Movie review: Transformers: The Last Knight

Channel NewsAsia - ‎4 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE: Here are the cold, hard facts whether you're a fan of the beloved Robots in Disguise or not: Almost every card-carrying film critic everywhere has regarded Transformers: The Last Knight, the fifth instalment to the action blockbuster ...
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'Charmed' Alum Shannen Doherty Shows Off Her Curly Hair Two Months After Remission Announcement

International Business Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
“Charmed” alum Shannen Doherty recently showed off her new hair, two months after announcing that she is finally on remission.

The magic of Disney sand sculptures

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
During the Sand Sculpture Festival "Disney Sand Magic" in Ostend, Belgium, spectators can enjoy elaborate sand sculptures of characters, places, and other references they're used to seeing on the big screen.
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Stephen Hawking Proposes Nanotechnology Spacecraft to Reach 'Second Earth' in 20 years

HuffPost - ‎10 hours ago‎
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is proposing a nanotechnology spacecraft that can travel at a fifth of the speed of light. At that speed, it could reach the nearest star in 20 years and send back images of a suspected “Second Earth” within 5 years.
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Forget Planet 9—there's Evidence of a Tenth Planet Lurking at the Edge of the Solar System

Newsweek - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A Mars-sized planet appears to be lurking at the edge of the solar system, scientists have announced. The “planetary mass object” seems to be disrupting the orbits of other, smaller rocky bodies within the Kuiper Belt—a disc-shaped region of icy ...
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Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
MADRAS, Ore. - Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light.
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Ancient Egypt: 3000-Year-Old Wooden Toe Discovered Near Luxor is World's Oldest Prosthetic

Newsweek - ‎6 minutes ago‎
A big, wooden and leather toe from Egypt is the oldest prosthetic so far discovered, researchers believe, and is providing an insight into the world of ancient medicine.
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Why does work stress lead to overeating?

Daily Mail - ‎29 minutes ago‎
'First, eating is sometimes used as an activity to relieve and regulate one's negative mood, because individuals instinctually avoid aversive feelings and approach desire feelings,' he said.
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Govt Considering Laws To Let Women With Cancer Gene Keep Insurance

Bahamas Tribune - ‎20 hours ago‎
#HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said he is looking at how best the government can draft legislation to prevent persons who test positive for the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 gene mutations, which increase a woman's chances of developing cancer, from being ...
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Progress staffer reflects on Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Claremore Daily Progress - ‎2 hours ago‎
Not the lab rat who's trying to take over the world with Pinky, but the three pounds of gray matter between our ears that helps us to interpret and process information, helps us with our voluntary and involuntary functions, and reminds us where we left ...
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