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Death of boy, 11, who fell 17 floors after failing his exams for the first time ruled a suicide

AsiaOne - ‎14 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The death of an 11-year-old boy, who fell 17 floors from his bedroom window on the day he was to show his parents his mid-year examination results, was found to be "a deliberate act of suicide" on Friday (Oct 21).
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Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012

The Straits Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
MOGADISHU (REUTERS) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, a government official said on Saturday (Oct 22).
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Thai junta says Google removing content with royal insults

Channel NewsAsia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Thailand's government met with representatives from Internet giant Google, amid growing calls from Thai hardline royalists to bring those who insult the monarchy to justice, as many Thais look with uncertainty to a future without their revered king ...
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Death toll from Cameroon rail crash climbs to 63

Channel NewsAsia - ‎2 hours ago‎
DOUALA, Cameroon: The death toll from a train derailment in Cameroon rose to 63 on Saturday, the communications minister said, as rescue efforts continued and work began to clear the vital rail line.
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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve reopens after two years of restoration works

TODAYonline - ‎7 hours ago‎
Members of the public at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve after completion of restoration works. Photo: Wee Teck Hian/TODAY. mail · print.
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Swimming: 15-year-old Nicholle Teo bags surprise bronze in 200m butterfly

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The second and final day of the Fina/airweave Swimming World Cup on Saturday (Oct 22) saw a surprise medal for hosts Singapore as Nicholle Teo bagged a bronze in the 200m butterfly.
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Police report to be filed over outright falsehoods on sociopolitical site: Shanmugam

The Straits Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam hit out at “outright falsehoods” on sociopolitical website States Times Review on Saturday (Oct 22), following an article it posted the day before.

Man gets 2 years' jail, 3 strokes of the cane for molesting woman at her block

AsiaOne - ‎14 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - A salesman, who was cycling late one evening last December, followed a woman he saw to her Housing Board block and later molested her.

Mother of two who single-handedly raised children after divorce wins Exemplary Mother Award

The Straits Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - She worked three jobs to pay off her husband's gambling debts, only to have him leave to be with another woman 15 years ago.
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Philippines Will Keep US Ties, but Will Not Be Subservient

Fortune - ‎2 hours ago‎
It remains to be seen if the Philippines will turn more to the U.S. or China. The United States remains the “closest friend” of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a “mindset of dependency and subservience” and forge closer ties with ...
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AFP forms joint task force to intensify Davao security

Manila Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
Davao City - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has activated a joint task force aimed at boosting security arrangements in this city and nearby locations.
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Japanese in multimillion-dollar scam arrested in the Philippines

AsiaOne - ‎13 hours ago‎
MANILA - Agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) arrested a Japanese fugitive wanted by authorities in Tokyo for involvement in a multimillion-dollar electronic fraud scam.
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Bodies of Cessna plane crash victims retrieved

Manila Bulletin - ‎12 hours ago‎
Cessna Plane Crash, Breaking News, Manila Bulletin, PTV Ylocos. Bodies of Cessna plane crash victims in Santiago Ilocos Sur already retrieved.
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Russian helicopter crash kills 19 in Siberia - ‎57 minutes ago‎
MOSCOW: Nineteen people died when a helicopter carrying oil and gas field workers crashed in a remote area of Siberia in bad weather, Russian investigators said on Saturday.
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Last-ditch talks aim to save EU-Canada trade deal

Channel NewsAsia - ‎5 hours ago‎
The head of the European parliament and Canada's trade minister held last-ditch talks on Saturday (Oct 22) aimed at salvaging a trade deal threatened by a Belgian region's refusal to sign on.
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London City airport declared safe after 'chemical incident'

TODAYonline - ‎17 hours ago‎
LONDON - London City airport was declared safe on Friday after hundreds of passengers had to be evacuated and two were taken to hospital with breathing difficulties in an incident that police suspect was caused by CS gas.
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Workers, companies must adapt and transform to stay relevant: Swee Say

AsiaOne - ‎6 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Amid reports of several companies laying off workers in large numbers of late, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say hopes that those who have been retrenched will remain positive and realise that help is at the ready.
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MFA scholar forged two e-mails over import of four pet birds

AsiaOne - ‎14 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - A Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) scholarship holder loved his four pet birds so much that he decided to bring them home when he was completing his university studies in Japan.

Word in the New$: Rider

The Middle Ground - ‎7 hours ago‎
INSURANCE riders have been blamed for pushing up treatment costs by 20 to 25 per cent. This could drive up health insurance costs, because the more insurers have to payout, the higher premiums get.

CDL sells stake in Summervale Properties in $978m deal

AsiaOne - ‎6 hours ago‎
City Developments (CDL) has completed a complex financial deal that will allow it to avoid hefty penalties that were looming over unsold units at its Nouvel 18 luxury condominium near Orchard Road.
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Cyberattacks disrupt PayPal, Twitter, other sites

Al-Arabiya - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the Internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world's best known websites on Friday, a stunning breach of global Internet stability.
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Inside the Michelin Challenge Design “Le Mans 2030” Selection Process

Sportscar365 - ‎Oct 21, 2016‎
On Friday, Michelin announced the winners of its 2017 Challenge Design, “Le Mans 2030: Design for the Win” competition, which proved to be one of the most competitive, and creative exercises in the program's 15-year history.
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Ford Vs Ferrari, 'The 24 Hour War'

Live Trading News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Chassy Media has just debuted a trailer for the racing documentary titled The 24 Hour War, about the rivalry between Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari.
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Football: SportSG meets FAS affiliates to discuss EOGM issues

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - National sports agency SportSG has met the affiliates from the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) on Saturday morning (Oct 22) to discuss the issues of the association's upcoming Extraordinary General Meeting (EOGM).
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Bournemouth vs Tottenham match report: Spurs hang on as chance to go top of the league goes begging

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A second successive hard-fought goalless draw away from home in a week left Tottenham Hotspur with their unbeaten Premier League record intact but the impression that their squad is not quite strong enough to mount a serious challenge in both the ...
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Singapore film banned in Malaysia because of cultural sensitivities

AsiaOne - ‎12 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - Singaporean film Fundamentally Happy, about a reunion between a young Chinese man and an elderly Malay woman who were once neighbours, has been banned from Malaysian cinemas due to cultural sensitivities.

Artist's rangoli display at Gardens by the Bay sets new record

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
A display of Rangoli Indian floor art made up of close to 15,000 glass marbles at the local attraction has set a new Singapore Record for the largest collage made of glass marbles today (Oct 22).

Soul singer Joss Stone sang Teochew opera in S'pore

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
He remains single in real life, but he was lucky enough to be "married" to English soul singer Joss Stone for an evening.

Singer of 90s hit My Special Angel singer, Ger, is back with a new single.

TODAYonline - ‎4 hours ago‎
Singer of 90s hit My Special Angel, Geraldine Ho, took 13 years to find her footing to return with a new single. The My Special Angel singer is back with a new single.

Whalers in crosshairs at international huddle

Channel NewsAsia - ‎7 hours ago‎
The stage is set for heated debate, as the 88 members of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) are deeply divided along pro- and anti-hunting lines.
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In the motions of distant solar system objects, astronomers find hints of Planet Nine

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The case for Planet Nine is growing. Two new findings presented at a planetary science meeting in Pasadena have uncovered hints for the existence of this distant, mysterious world in the motions of known solar system objects.
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The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here's everything you need to know

Digital Trends - ‎17 hours ago‎
Feel like taking a look at a beautiful autumn meteor shower? We've got everything you need to know about the Orionids and how to see them!
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Running at night? Study shows muscles may respond better to daytime exercise

The Straits Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
A study has shown that running in the day might be more beneficial. PHOTO: ST FILE. Published. 7 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More.
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White powder at Clinton campaign HQ 'non-hazardous'

Fox 59 - ‎2 hours ago‎
White powder that was sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign office in New York tested negative for harmful substances in a preliminary investigation, police said.
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Branson's 'disturbing' date with Trump - ‎2 hours ago‎
RICHARD Branson has recounted a “bizarre” lunch meeting with Donald Trump where the now US presidential candidate told him he had begged for money to get him out of bankruptcy - and would now spend “the rest of his life” trying to destroy the five ...
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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

WLS-TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
The American Cancer Society invites everyone to attend the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Chicago Walk. (WLS). WLS. Saturday, October 22, 2016 09:44AM.

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Dannon Har, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 21, 2016
S Puvaneswary, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 21, 2016
Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 21, 2016
S Puvaneswary, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 21, 2016
Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 21, 2016