Religious extremism, cultural erosion, among challenges faced by Malay community, says Masagos – TODAYonline

Religious extremism, cultural erosion, among challenges faced by Malay community, says Masagos
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(From left to right) Minister Yaacob Ibrahim, DPM Teo Chee Hean and Minister Masagos Zulkifli at the launch of the MESRA Youth “Project Lentor”, held during the MAECs 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner. Photo: Wee Teck Hian. View all 0 comments. mail …

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Two NS-themed MRT trains to celebrate NS50 – TODAYonline


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Two NS-themed MRT trains to celebrate NS50
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The Specialist Cadet School at Pasir Laba Camp. The camp will be will be opened to the public and tours will be organised. Photo: Mindef. View all 0 comments. mail · Tweet · Share. By. Wong Pei Ting. -. wongpeiting@mediacorp.com.sg -. Published: 6:05 …

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Number of hotspots growing in Indonesia: Government agency – Channel NewsAsia


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Number of hotspots growing in Indonesia: Government agency
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File photo: Indonesian firefighters backed by police and military troops conduct an operation on a peatland clearing that was engulfed by fire near an industrial and residential area in Banjar Baru in southern Kalimantan province. (AFP Photo/Romeo Gacad).

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Fire breaks out in residential unit at Tiong Poh Road, 2 sent to hospital – Channel NewsAsia


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Fire breaks out in residential unit at Tiong Poh Road, 2 sent to hospital
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Two occupants of the unit were taken to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) after one, in his fifties suffered burn injuries, while another in his thirties suffered from smoke inhalation. 2 related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see
Singapore: Two people injured after fire breaks out in residential unit at Tiong Poh RoadInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition

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China's President Xi Jinping urges need for 'world-class' army loyal to party – The Straits Times


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China’s President Xi Jinping urges need for ‘world-class’ army loyal to party
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BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to build a world-class military, that is capable of “defeating all invading enemies” and is loyal to the ruling Communist Party, at a major parade on Sunday (July 30). The event – featuring
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Halimah says still considering whether to run for President – Channel NewsAsia


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Halimah says still considering whether to run for President
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“I’m deeply honoured by the expressions of support, but I still need to further do my consultations,” the Speaker of Parliament said. 2 related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see the gallery. By Liyana Othman @LiyanaOthmanCNA.
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Singapore condemns North Korea's latest test of ballistic missile – Channel NewsAsia


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Singapore condemns North Korea’s latest test of ballistic missile
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SINGAPORE: Singapore on Saturday (Jul 29) issued a statement condemning North Korea’s latest reported test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. The launch on Friday and North Korea’s previous missile launches, including the last one that just took …
After North Korea Test, South Korea Pushes to Build Up Its Own MissilesNew York Times
Kim Jong Un: North Korea’s Missile Could Strike Entire Continental USTIME
South Korea, in a shift, wants more military firepower against North KoreaThe Mercury News
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Trump hits reset button by ousting Priebus after rough week – TODAYonline


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Trump hits reset button by ousting Priebus after rough week
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WASHINGTON — Mr Donald Trump endured in a single week the kind of policy disarray, legislative failure and vulgar White House staff infighting that might take a full term for any other president to accumulate. His manic, seven-day stretch was capped
Tracking the roller-coaster relationship of sacked White House chief Priebus and TrumpThe Straits Times
Trump may have just had his ‘worst week’ yetBusiness Insider
AP FACT CHECK: Veracity is a casualty in week of infightingWashington Post
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All 800 places for Haj pilgrims taken up, with 90% being first-timers: MUIS – Channel NewsAsia


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All 800 places for Haj pilgrims taken up, with 90% being first-timers: MUIS
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All 800 places in the official quota for Singapore have been filled, with almost 90 per cent of this year’s pilgrims performing Haj for the first time. (Photo: Islamic Religious Council of Singapore). 29 Jul 2017 10:12PM (Updated: 29 Jul 2017 10:20PM ) …

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Taiwan's coastal city braces for Typhoon Nesat – Astro Awani


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Taiwan’s coastal city braces for Typhoon Nesat
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Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau said Typhoon Nesat is expected to make landfall across eastern coast of Taiwan Saturday evening. – REUTERS. YILAN CITY: Preparations were underway in Taiwan on Saturday as Typhoon Nesat threatens the country’s …
Taiwan braces for its first typhoon of the yearChannel NewsAsia
NASA’s Aqua satellite tracks Typhoon Nesat headed toward TaiwanEurekAlert (press release)
Vietnamese airlines cancel flights to Taiwan as tropical storm Nesat ragesVnExpress International

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Panama Papers: Controversy behind ousting of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif – BBC News


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Panama Papers: Controversy behind ousting of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif
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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s removal from power may have come as a shock to many Pakistanis, but they are by now quite adept at handling such chaos. Between 1947, when the country won independence, and Mr Sharif’s ousting on Friday, Pakistan has …
Timeline of events leading up to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s ousterThe Straits Times
Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Toppled by Corruption CaseNew York Times
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Ballistic missile launched from N Korea detected – Channel NewsAsia


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Ballistic missile launched from N Korea detected
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WASHINGTON: North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Friday (Jul 28), the Pentagon said, just weeks after Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. “I can confirm that we detected a launch of a ballistic missile from North Korea
North Korea fires another missile, its latest step toward putting the US within reachWashington Post
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2017 FINA World Champs: Dressel's Impressive Double Highlights Day Six Prelims – Swimming World Magazine


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2017 FINA World Champs: Dressel’s Impressive Double Highlights Day Six Prelims
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During the sixth morning of preliminary action at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, American Caeleb Dressel backed up his gold medal in the men’s 100 free with a strong double in the qualifying session. He qualified second for the …
World Championships: Joseph Schooling qualifies for 100m butterfly semi-final, Quah misses outYahoo Singapore News

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