Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal? – TODAYonline


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Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?
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People fill the square of the main railway station to watch a televised news broadcast of the test-fire of an inter-continental ballistic rocket Hwasong-12, Wednesday, August 30, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP. View all comments. mail · Tweet.
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Halimah Yacob submits application to stand in Presidential Election – Yahoo Singapore News


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Halimah Yacob submits application to stand in Presidential Election
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Presidential hopeful Halimah Yacob has submitted her application to run in the 2017 Presidential Election (PE). The 63-year-old former speaker of parliament is the last of three potential PE candidates to have turned in their forms, which she did at

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Harvey crashes into Texas and Louisiana, bringing new waves of punishing rain – Washington Post


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Harvey crashes into Texas and Louisiana, bringing new waves of punishing rain
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HOUSTON — The devastating storm once known as Hurricane Harvey, already the biggest rainstorm in the history of the continental United States, made landfall again Wednesday morning, delivering another punishing wave of rain to Texas and Louisiana.
Harvey Live Updates: Storm Barrels Into Texas and Louisiana After Second LandfallNew York Times
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NParks official: no cavity on tembusu tree that fell and killed woman in Botanic Gardens – The Straits Times


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NParks official: no cavity on tembusu tree that fell and killed woman in Botanic Gardens
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Indian national Radhika Angara was crushed by the 40m-tall heritage tree when it fell on Feb 11. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE. Published. 28 min ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article.

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Foreign investors returning as Malaysia's growth picks up, CIMB chairman says – Reuters


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Foreign investors returning as Malaysia’s growth picks up, CIMB chairman says
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s robust economic recovery is drawing foreign investors back to its markets but investment activity may only gain momentum after the general election, the chairman of Malaysia’s second largest CIMB Bank said …
Uptrend BNM reserves shows Malaysia not a failed state, says NajibNew Straits Times Online
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Presidential Election campaigning should 'befit dignity, role of President': Elections Department – Channel NewsAsia


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Presidential Election campaigning should ‘befit dignity, role of President’: Elections Department
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The presidential chair, flanked by the state flag and the presidential flag at the Istana. (File photo: TODAY). 29 Aug 2017 06:30PM (Updated: 29 Aug 2017 06:30PM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share via …
More dignified campaigns for the presidency; ST to host one of two televised forums on Sept 16, 19The Straits Times
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Trump says 'all options' on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan – Channel NewsAsia


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Trump says ‘all options’ on table after North Korea fires missile over Japan
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North Korea fired an unidentified projectile early on Tuesday from a region near its capital, Pyongyang, in the eastern direction towards the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said. A North Korean flag flutters on top of a tower at the
Dow drops 100 points on N.Korea missile testThe Straits Times
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Violent man tasered after splashing thinner at police officers – AsiaOne


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Violent man tasered after splashing thinner at police officers
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A man was involved in a standoff with police officers near Block 3, Bendemeer Road, today (Aug 29) at around 12.22pm. Stomp contributor Ben who witnessed the incident from his home filmed the event and sent it to Stomp. In the first video, a police
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Taxi catches fire in KPE tunnel, causing huge traffic jam; drivers asked to leave vehicles for nearest exit – The Straits Times


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Taxi catches fire in KPE tunnel, causing huge traffic jam; drivers asked to leave vehicles for nearest exit
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A Transcab taxi on fire in the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) tunnel on Tuesday (Aug 29) night, causing smoke to fill the tunnel. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/JENZEN CHOW. The Transcab ablaze in the KPE tunnel on Tuesday (Aug 29) night, causing smoke …
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Harvey threatens more US oil refineries after heavy rains – Channel NewsAsia


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Harvey threatens more US oil refineries after heavy rains
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Heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey threatened more oil refineries along the Louisiana coast after hammering plants in Texas, forcing Exxon Mobil Corp and Citgo Petroleum to consider shutdowns. Smoke is released into the sky at a
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New digital piggy bank helps Swiss kids save

ZURICH: In Switzerland, one of the world’s wealthiest countries, financial planning starts young.

The country’s number two bank Credit Suisse on Tuesday (Aug 29) unveiled a piggy bank with built-in apps allowing children under 12 to set savings goals, check their balance and make payments.

“The …

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US consumer confidence jumps in August

WASHINGTON: US consumer confidence jumped for the second straight month in August, surpassing expectations amid buoyant feelings about the present situation, according to a monthly survey released on Tuesday (Aug 29).

However, the survey showed consumers’ are not expecting the economy to improve …

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Halimah Yacob: From 'ponteng queen' to Singapore's first female President? – Channel NewsAsia


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Halimah Yacob: From ‘ponteng queen’ to Singapore’s first female President?
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In the first of Channel NewsAsia’s three-part series on the potential candidates for this year’s Presidential Election, former Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob tells us she hopes to do more for Singapore in a bigger role. Singapore Presidential
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: Instigators who triggered violence will be identified, says official – Firstpost


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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced: Instigators who triggered violence will be identified, says official
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Sirsa: Miscreants who instigated violence and arson in Sirsa following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will be identified and brought to book, a senior Haryana government official said on Monday. He also asserted that …
Indian court jails rapist ‘godman’ for 20 years amid tight securityYahoo Singapore News
Hry, Pb to remain on alert after Dera chiefs sentencingIndia Today
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Singapore pair to return from Abu Dhabi as sentences cut – TODAYonline


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Singapore pair to return from Abu Dhabi as sentences cut
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SINGAPORE — Two Singaporeans who were arrested in Abu Dhabi and sentenced to a year’s jail earlier this month for wearing women’s clothes in public have had their sentences reduced. The pair will instead face a fine of Dh10,000 (S$3,700) and …
UAE drops jail term for Singaporeans for ‘dressing feminine’Daily Mail

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India and China agree to end border standoff – Channel NewsAsia


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India and China agree to end border standoff
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India and China have agreed to an “expeditious disengagement” of troops in a disputed border area where their soldiers have been locked in a stand-off for more than two months, India’s foreign ministry said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks inside a …
India, China agree to pull back troops to resolve tense border disputeWashington Post
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Harvey may force 30000 people into shelters while flooding will linger, officials warn – Washington Post


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Harvey may force 30000 people into shelters while flooding will linger, officials warn
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HOUSTON — Rain began to pelt this battered city anew Monday morning, as emergency teams — aided by a growing contingent of citizen-rescuers — plunged into waist-deep water seeking people stranded by devastating, historic flooding in the wake of …
More Rain and Rescues as Harvey Lashes Texas for Another DayNew York Times
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