Taiwan quake kills at least 13, fells apartment block – Channel News Asia


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Taiwan quake kills at least 13, fells apartment block
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The 6.4-magnitude quake struck in the middle of the night and as day dawned it revealed the destruction left behind in the city of Tainan, which bore the brunt of the damage. Posted 06 Feb 2016 09:07; Updated 06 Feb 2016 23:44. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …
At least 11 dead in Taiwan quakeAsiaOne
All registered S’poreans in Tainan and Kaohsiung safe: Trade OfficeTODAYonline
Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles TaiwanWashington Post
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S'pore 1MDB probe: Banker Yak Yew Chee earned $27m in 5 years – AsiaOne


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S’pore 1MDB probe: Banker Yak Yew Chee earned $27m in 5 years
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SINGAPORE – Court papers have revealed that private banker Yak Yew Chee claimed he earned more than $27 million in salary and bonuses from Swiss bank BSI from 2011 to 2015. His base annual pay rose from $500,000 in 2011, to $600,000 the …
Funds given to Najib was investment, not donation, says Saudi ministerAsia Times
Labuan must diversify in order to draw more investors, says NajibNew Straits Times Online
Najib: Labuan to keep duty free statusThe Star Online
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Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies – Channel News Asia


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Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies
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Russian and Syrian government forces on Saturday intensified an assault on rebel-held areas around the Syrian city of Aleppo that has prompted tens of thousands to seek refuge across the border in Turkey. Posted 06 Feb 2016 17:21; Updated 06 Feb 2016 …
Thousands of Syrians brave cold, rain at Turkish borderAsiaOne
Around 35000 Syrians have arrived at Turkish border in 48 hours: governorTODAYonline
EU to Ankara: You Must Help RefugeesVoice of America
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North Korea brings forward rocket launch to as soon as Sunday – Channel News Asia


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North Korea brings forward rocket launch to as soon as Sunday
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North Korea could launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite as soon as Sunday, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and South Korean governments said on Saturday. Posted 06 Feb
N Korea could launch rocket as soon as SundayAsiaOne
South Korea: North Korea moves up rocket launch window to next weekUSA TODAY
Seoul: North Korea moves up rocket launch windowCBS News

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US allies conduct 16 strikes against ISIS :US military – Al-Arabiya


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US allies conduct 16 strikes against ISIS :US military
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Five of the strikes in Iraq were near Mosul, hitting four ISIS tactical units and command and control nodes. (AP). Share. Text size A A A. Reuters, Washington Saturday, 6 February 2016. The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State of Iraq
Coalition Strikes ISIL Targets in Syria, IraqDepartment of Defense
US,allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State – US militaryThe Star Online
Led coalition reports 30 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, SyriaCops 2.0
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Apsil to acquire Century 21 (AsPac)

FRESH from completing its acquisition of property agency Global Alliance Property (GAP) Pte Ltd, Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments Ltd (Apsil) is shoring up its agent strength by acquiring another firm – this time, Century 21 (AsPac) Pte Ltd.

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Company Briefs: CapitaLand

February 06, 2016 5:00 AM

CapitaLand unit The Ascott Holdings has agreed to sell its wholly-owned unit Somerset Zhongguancun, which owns a serviced apartment in Beijing, for $125 million in cash to Hong Kong Qianhai Zhongjin Group.

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Tianjin blasts: 49 detained, losses more than US$1b. says China – Channel News Asia


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Tianjin blasts: 49 detained, losses more than US$1b. says China
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The government report on the Tianjin disaster, carried by state media, blamed the ignition of hazardous materials which had been improperly or illegally stored on site. Posted 05 Feb 2016 19:30; Updated 05 Feb 2016 21:51. VIDEOS; PHOTOS.
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blastsSan Francisco Chronicle

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WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom after UN panel report – Channel News Asia


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WikiLeaks’ Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom after UN panel report
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarded compensation. Posted 04 Feb 2016 17:50 …
‘Time to allow Assange freedom,’ says EcuadorThe Straits Times
Julian Assange’s battle against extradition: A timelineThe Hindu
Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention findingThe Guardian
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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba – Channel News Asia


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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba
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Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a historic step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity. Posted 05 Feb 2016 19:30; Updated 05 …
In Historic Move, Pope to Meet With Leader of Russian Orthodox ChurchNew York Times
Pope and Russian Orthodox leader to hold historic encounter in CubaWashington Post
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet in historic stepAkron Beacon Journal
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Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian teen hurling Molotov – army – Channel News Asia


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Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian teen hurling Molotov – army
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Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian 17-year-old in the occupied West Bank on Friday, hospital officials said, and the Israeli military said he had been about to throw a petrol bomb. Posted 05 Feb 2016 23:15. PHOTOS. A Palestinian protester
Palestinian Teen Shot Dead by Israeli Forces in Clashes Near HebronHaaretz
Terror keeps striking, but solution distantYnetnews
Israel shoots dead Palestinian teen attackergulfnews.com
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LinkedIn set to lose $11.25 billion in market value after weak forecast – AsiaOne


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LinkedIn set to lose $11.25 billion in market value after weak forecast
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LinkedIn Corp will need to improve its profile to reconnect with investors after the social network for professionals shocked the market with a full-year revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations. LinkedIn’s shares were set to open more than
LinkedIn shares drop 35 percent as weak forecast spooks investorsChannel News Asia

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