Bilateral ties between Singapore and China are long-standing and broad-based: DPM Teo – Channel NewsAsia


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Bilateral ties between Singapore and China are long-standing and broad-based: DPM Teo
Channel NewsAsia
The depth and breadth of relations are shown by the wide range of issues and matters which both countries are cooperating in, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said after the 13th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) meeting in Beijing.
DPM Teo Chee Hean to make three-day official visit to ChinaTODAYonline
China-Singapore summit a proof of willing partners within ASEANChina.org.cn

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Kallang slashings: Duo's sentences upheld by appeal court – The Straits Times

Kallang slashings: Duo’s sentences upheld by appeal court
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SINGAPORE – The Court of Appeal on Monday (Feb 27) upheld the respective sentences handed down to two Sarawakians who were convicted of a brutal murder in the 2010 Kallang slashings. Micheal Garing, 28, who had wielded the murder weapon, …

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The biggest fiasco in Oscars history – but at least it was memorable – BBC News


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The biggest fiasco in Oscars history – but at least it was memorable
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It looked like it was going to be the least exciting Oscars ever. In the end, it turned out to be the craziest. When La La Land’s name was read out as the winner of the prize for best picture, that seemed to confirm this year’s Oscars as being even
It was ‘Moonlight,’ not ‘La La Land’: A timeline of a historic Oscars blunderCNN
The minute-by-minute breakdown of the shocking ‘Moonlight’/’La La Land’ best picture mix-upWashington Post
Everything you need to know about how the big Best Picture blunder happenedThe Globe and Mail
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Deported Singaporean woman vows to fight on in bid to return to Britain, will take case to European Court of Justice – The Straits Times


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Deported Singaporean woman vows to fight on in bid to return to Britain, will take case to European Court of Justice
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SINGAPORE – The fight to return to her family’s side is not yet over for Singaporean Irene Clennell, despite her deportation from Britain on Sunday (Feb 27). The 52-year-old grandmother, who has a husband and two sons in Britain, arrived back in
Grandmother who has been married to Briton for 27-years is deported to Singapore with just £12 in her pocketTelegraph.co.uk
Singaporean wife of British man allegedly deported by UK govt to prevent legal actionThe Online Citizen
Woman sent back to Singapore despite 27-year marriageBBC News
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Philippines condemns "barbaric beheading" of German hostage – Channel NewsAsia


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Philippines condemns “barbaric beheading” of German hostage
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The Philippines and Germany condemned on Monday the beheading of an elderly German captive by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants who posted a video of the killing after a deadline for a US$600,000 ransom passed. Posted 27 Feb 2017 18:05 …
German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists: GovtAsiaOne
German hostage ‘beheaded’ by terror group Abu Sayyaf in the PhilippinesTelegraph.co.uk
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Singapore and China deepen cooperation to expand Chongqing's transport connectivity – The Straits Times


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Singapore and China deepen cooperation to expand Chongqing’s transport connectivity
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BEIJING – Singapore and China have launched two new projects to expand Chongqing’s transport links to Southeast Asia and Central Asia. The two projects are part of 10 commercial pacts signed on Sunday (Feb 26) in Beijing between companies from …
DPM Teo Chee Hean to make three-day official visit to ChinaTODAYonline

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Why Israeli PM flight avoided Indonesia airspace – The Independent


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Why Israeli PM flight avoided Indonesia airspace
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The El Al, Israel’s national airline plane carrying Israeli Prime Minister to Australia, from Singapore, took an unusual detour, in a bid to avoid the Indonesian airspace, deliberately. The Guardian newspaper confirmed this unusual route with Netanyahu

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Nerve agent that killed Kim Jong Nam caused 'very serious paralysis': Malaysia Health Minister – The Straits Times


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Nerve agent that killed Kim Jong Nam caused ‘very serious paralysis’: Malaysia Health Minister
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Malaysia Health Minister S. Subramaniam (left) speaks to the press outside Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2, on Feb 26, 2017. PHOTO: EPA. Published. Feb 26, 2017, 4:48 pm SGT. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin …
Kim Jong Nam suffered painful death within 20 minutes of attack: Malaysian ministerChannel NewsAsia
Why North Korea may have used VX to kill Kim Jong NamTODAYonline
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The First 100 Lies: The Trump Team's Flurry Of Falsehoods – Huffington Post


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The First 100 Lies: The Trump Team’s Flurry Of Falsehoods
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To say that President Donald Trump has a casual relationship with the truth would be a gross understatement. He has repeatedly cited debunked conspiracy theories, pushed voter fraud myths, and embellished his record and accomplishments. The barrage …
Donald Trump to skip correspondents’ dinner, a first in 36 yearsTimes of India
Beyond retaliation, Donald Trump’s media ban a clever strategy to discredit adversarial pressFirstpost
Trump social team prepares to host ritzy Governors’ DinnerCNN
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Inaba hopes for a J.League call-up – The New Paper – sportal.co.in


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Inaba hopes for a J.League call-up – The New Paper
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Despite helping Albirex Niigata to an unprecedented four-trophy sweep last year, Shuto Inaba insists that the fire is still burning in his belly. The aim is, of course, to prove that 2016 was no fluke, starting with beating Tampines Rovers and getting
Eight-man Tampines Rovers beaten by Albirex in Community ShieldESPN FC (blog)
FFT Ratings: It’s a new-look team, but Albirex Niigata have again started wellFourFourTwo

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Vietnam says Kim murder suspect thought it was a prank – Channel NewsAsia


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Vietnam says Kim murder suspect thought it was a prank
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The Vietnamese woman arrested as a suspect in killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader thought she was taking part in a prank video, Vietnam’s foreign ministry said on Saturday. Posted 25 Feb 2017 22:00. Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong is seen in
Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam murderThe Straits Times
For Kim Jong Nam, a sad ending to a lonely lifeNew Zealand Herald
Siti Aishah thought paid RM400 to smear baby oil in prank, Indonesian envoy saysTODAYonline
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White House accused of picking media favourites as it bars outlets from briefing – The Straits Times


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White House accused of picking media favourites as it bars outlets from briefing
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WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The White House excluded several major US news organisations, including some it has criticised, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday (Feb 24). Reporters for CNN, The New York Times, …
White House bars major news outlets from informal briefingCNBC
White House media ban ‘unconstitutional censorship’, National Press Club warnsThe Independent
Lashing Out Against Critical Reports, White House Bars Outlets From BriefingWBUR
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Kansas community tries to heal after shooting in crowded bar – Boston.com


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Kansas community tries to heal after shooting in crowded bar
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OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to “get out of my country,” witnesses said, then opened fire in an attack that killed one of the men and wounded the other, as well as a third man who tried to
Distraught Indian father warns warns parents against sending children to US after shootingChicago Tribune
Slain Garmin engineer was a gentle man who ‘did not deserve a death like this’The Verge
Kansas shooting: Fund for Indian men and bystander shot in ‘racist’ attack raises thousandsThe Independent
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Duterte supporters, protesters rally in Manila – Channel NewsAsia


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Duterte supporters, protesters rally in Manila
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Protesters rallied against President Duterte’s deadly drug war, on the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution, while his supporters held a prayer rally at a park in Manila. Posted 25 Feb 2017 23:34; Updated 25 Feb 2017 23:40. Supporters of …
Philippines people power anniversary sparks anti-Duterte protestsBBC News
Hundreds on Philippine streets as Duterte jails top criticAl-Arabiya
IN PHOTOS: Anti-Duterte groups relive EDSA People Power uprisingRappler
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Saudi Arabia to appoint new Iraq envoy, Iraqi foreign ministry official says – The Straits Times


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Saudi Arabia to appoint new Iraq envoy, Iraqi foreign ministry official says
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BAGHDAD (REUTERS) – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir told Iraqi officials in Baghdad on Saturday (Feb 25) that the kingdom plans to appoint a new ambassador, an Iraqi foreign ministry official said. Iraq last year asked Saudi Arabia to …
Iraqi PM meets Saudi FM in Baghdad over anti-IS fightingXinhua
Saudi foreign minister makes landmark visit to IraqBBC News
Saudi foreign minister makes rare visit to BaghdadThe Indian Express
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