2 drug syndicates busted in Woodlands, MacPherson – Channel NewsAsia


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2 drug syndicates busted in Woodlands, MacPherson
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Altogether about 7.5kg of heroin worth more than S$525,000 was seized from the two separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau in late July. Posted 30 Jul 2016 17:25; Updated 30 Jul 2016 19:22. Heat-sealed food packaging used to …
CNB officers find heroin wrapped in food packaging in largest seizure this yearAsiaOne
7 arrested, 7.5kg of drugs worth over half a million dollars seizedTODAYonline
Two Malaysians nabbed in Singapore drug bustsNew Straits Times Online

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Singapore must reject all teachings that tend towards extremism: Shanmugam – Channel NewsAsia


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Singapore must reject all teachings that tend towards extremism: Shanmugam
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Otherwise, the ground will become fertile for such ideas, paving the way for terrorism, says the Home Affairs Minister. By Nur Afifah Ariffin; Posted 30 Jul 2016 18:30; Updated 30 Jul 2016 23:08. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …

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MAS examining Goldman Sachs' role in bond deals for 1MDB – Channel NewsAsia


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MAS examining Goldman Sachs’ role in bond deals for 1MDB
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Singapore’s central bank said on Saturday (Jul 30) it is examining the extent of involvement by Goldman Sachs’ local unit in bond deals for Malaysian state investor 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Posted 30 Jul 2016 20:33; Updated 30 Jul 2016 20: …
US subpoenas Goldman Sachs over 1MDB Malaysia scandalTODAYonline
US, Singapore probe Goldman’s work on 1MDB amid scandal: ReportsCNBC
Plans for ‘oust Najib’ protests fizzle outThe Straits Times
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Miss Univese Singapore 2015 was hesitant to join because she didn't have degree – AsiaOne


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Miss Univese Singapore 2015 was hesitant to join because she didn’t have degree
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She thought she wasn’t Miss Universe Singapore (MUS) material because she had not been to university. But MUS 2015 winner Miss Lisa Marie White, who has a Higher Nitec diploma in visual merchandising from the Institute of Technical Education College …

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Singaporean man detained under Internal Security Act – Channel NewsAsia


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Singaporean man detained under Internal Security Act
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Zulfikar Mohamad Shariff, 44, was arrested and detained in July for spreading radical ideology and contributing to the radicalisation of other Singaporeans, the Ministry of Home Affairs says. Posted 29 Jul 2016 16:00; Updated 29 Jul 2016 23:29. VIDEOS …
Ministers, community leaders warn of terrorist ideology spreading onlineThe Straits Times
Singaporean who wanted to set up Islamic state detained under ISAAsiaOne
Australian resident detained for ‘terrorism-related activities’ in SingaporeThe Age
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1MDB: Najib questions source of complaints received by US Department of Justice – Channel NewsAsia


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1MDB: Najib questions source of complaints received by US Department of Justice
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Mr Najib Razak says the DOJ has never sought clarification or explanation from the Malaysian government, the Attorney General or from 1MDB. By Melissa Goh, Malaysia Bureau Chief, Channel NewsAsia; Posted 29 Jul 2016 21:02; Updated 29 Jul 2016 23: …
1MDB not directly involved in US civil lawsuit: NajibTODAYonline
Malaysia PM denies links between state fund & US caseAnadolu Agency
No 1MDB assets in US, says PMFree Malaysia Today
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Two Singaporeans detained under ISA for terror-related activities – TODAYonline


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Two Singaporeans detained under ISA for terror-related activities
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A photo Zulfikar Shariff posted on his Facebook page of himself with his children in front of a flag used by jihadi terror groups. Photo: MHA. One of those held radicalised at least two other people with online propaganda. mail · print. View all
Singaporean man detained under Internal Security ActChannel NewsAsia
Singaporean Zulfikar Mohamad Shariff, 44, detained under ISA for promoting violence and ISIS, radicalising othersThe Straits Times
Singaporean who wanted to set up Islamic state detained under ISAAsiaOne
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PlayStation VR play area requirements detailed, seated play recommended – TechCrunch


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PlayStation VR play area requirements detailed, seated play recommended
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PlaySTation VR is set to arrive on October 13, but a new official pamphlet being distributed by the company (via Polygon) sheds some light on what players can expect in terms of space requirements and gameplay style. The document shows that the idea …
Sony posts profit as games outweigh sagging sensorsTimes of Oman
Sony’s profit falls on yen, lagging cellphones, quakeSalt Lake Tribune
Get ready to clear some space: PlayStation VR asks for 60 square feet to playCNET
TechRadar –iDigitalTimes.com –Hot Hardware –gulfnews.com
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US Democratic congressional group confirms it was hacked – Channel NewsAsia


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US Democratic congressional group confirms it was hacked
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The U.S. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee confirmed on Friday that it had been the target of a cyber security incident similar to other recent attacks, including the theft of documents from the Democratic National Committee. Posted 29 Jul
Democratic campaign group for Congress confirms computer hackReuters
Computers Hacked at Democrats’ House Campaign CommitteeVoice of America
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee target of cyberattackCNN
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OCBC, UOB report mixed performances

SINGAPORE – Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) and United Overseas Bank (UOB) – the first two Singapore-listed banks to release their financial results on Thursday (July 28) – turned in mixed performances but cautioned that the oil and gas sector remains a…

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SIA nearly triples Q1 profit to S$256.6m

SINGAPORE – Flag carrier Singapore Airlines on Thursday (July 28) reported fiscal first-quarter profit almost tripled even as revenue fell, with its bottom-line boosted by lower fuel costs and a one-off gain from the sale of a stake in a Hong Kong company….

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China says to hold drills with Russia in South China Sea – Channel NewsAsia


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China says to hold drills with Russia in South China Sea
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China and Russia will hold “routine” naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, China’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that the drills were aimed at strengthening their cooperation and were not aimed at any other country. Posted 28
British MP ‘deeply concerned’ over her appearance in China’s propaganda video on South China SeaThe Straits Times
World’s deepest blue hole found in South China SeaCBS News
Territorial dispute between China, American allies could hit Washingtonians in the walletKOMO News
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MH370: Captain's home simulator had Indian Ocean course plotted – CNN


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MH370: Captain’s home simulator had Indian Ocean course plotted
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(CNN) The home flight simulator belonging to the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a route plotted into it which ended in the Indian Ocean, officials have confirmed. “The MH370 captain’s flight simulator showed someone had plotted a course to
Australia: Malaysia Airlines captain’s simulator had Indian Ocean routeOregonLive.com
Australia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 captain had Indian Ocean route on simulatorIrish Independent
Home Flight Simulator Owned By MH370 Pilot Was Used To Plot Indian Ocean CourseHuffington Post
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Unemployment rises among Singapore citizens, residents in Q2 – Channel NewsAsia


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Unemployment rises among Singapore citizens, residents in Q2
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Retrenchments continued to rise, with about 5,500 workers laid off during the quarter, up from 4,710 in the first quarter and 3,250 a year ago. Posted 28 Jul 2016 11:08; Updated 28 Jul 2016 22:38. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …

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Defiant Merkel cuts short holiday to defend response to attacks – TODAYonline


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Defiant Merkel cuts short holiday to defend response to attacks
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BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her leadership style on Thursday after she remained on vacation this week following Islamist attacks in Germany that critics have blamed on her open-door refugee policy. Interrupting her holiday to hold a news …
Merkel ‘firmly’ rejects reversing refugee policy after attacksChannel NewsAsia
Germany’s Angela Merkel ‘firmly’ rejects calls to reverse refugee policy after attacksThe Straits Times
Germany’s Merkel stands by refugee policy despite ‘terrifying’ attacksCNN
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Singapore Airlines says Q1 net profit nearly triples – Times of India


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Singapore Airlines says Q1 net profit nearly triples
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Singapore, July 28, 2016 (AFP) -. Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Thursday said its group net profit for the first quarter nearly tripled from the previous year due to lower fuel prices and divestment gains. Net profit for the three months to June came in
SIA posts strong 1Q earnings growth, but cautions challenges aheadThe Edge Markets MY

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