PM Lee: Malayalee community has shown how diversity can be turned into a strength – The Straits Times


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PM Lee: Malayalee community has shown how diversity can be turned into a strength
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SINGAPORE – Malayalees have long embraced and celebrated diversity, and shown how it can be turned into a strength, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (Sept 29). The community includes Hindus, Muslims, Syrian Christians and Roman …
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Number of injured commuters rise as another wild boar causes second accident in past 2 days – The Independent


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Number of injured commuters rise as another wild boar causes second accident in past 2 days
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Three more commuters were injured this morning after a second wild boar suddenly emerged on Lentor Avenue this morning, causing a traffic accident between two cars and a van. All three individuals, who are between the ages of 17 and 53, were conveyed …

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Myanmar ministers deliver aid to trapped Rohingya village – Channel NewsAsia


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Myanmar ministers deliver aid to trapped Rohingya village
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Two senior Myanmar government officials have delivered aid to a remote Rohingya Muslim village, and guaranteed residents’ safety, after they were cut off and threatened by hostile Rakhine Buddhist neighbours, one of the officials said. Rohingya refugee …
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Singaporean Joanna Dong through to Sing! China grand final – Channel NewsAsia


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Singaporean Joanna Dong through to Sing! China grand final
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SINGAPORE: Jazz crooner Joanna Dong has become the second Singaporean to enter the Sing! China finals, after Nathan Hartono’s near win in the show’s last season. The result, leaked earlier, was confirmed after episode 12 of the talent show’s second …

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Monday's chemical stench traced to industrial facility in Pasir Gudang, Johor: NEA – The Straits Times


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Monday’s chemical stench traced to industrial facility in Pasir Gudang, Johor: NEA
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A mysterious, strong acrid smell and smoke swept across parts of Singapore on Sept 25, 2017. The slightly smoky conditions can be seen in this photo from Toa Payoh Lorong 1 taken at 8.30pm. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO. Published. 6 hours ago. More.

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USS John S McCain did not send out automatic identification signals: Singapore authorities – Channel NewsAsia


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USS John S McCain did not send out automatic identification signals: Singapore authorities
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The damaged USS John McCain is docked next to USS America at Changi Naval Base in Singapore August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Calvin Wong. By Leong Wai Kit @LeongWaiKitCNA. 28 Sep 2017 09:00PM (Updated: 28 Sep 2017 09:09PM ) …
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PAP did not engage in gutter politics in Bukit Batok by-election: DPM Tharman – Channel NewsAsia


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PAP did not engage in gutter politics in Bukit Batok by-election: DPM Tharman
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Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam speaks at the NTU Majulah Lecture on Sep 20, 2017. (Photo: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s Facebook page). 28 Sep 2017 07:21PM (Updated: 28 Sep 2017 09:57PM ) …
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North Korea has brought America and China closer – The Economist

North Korea has brought America and China closer
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MURDEROUS, thin-skinned and in possession of nuclear weapons, the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, has one good deed to his name: he has united America and China. Max Baucus, America’s ambassador to Beijing until January 2017, recalls the …

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Bali on the move as more than 120000 flee rumbling Mount Agung volcano – The Straits Times


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Bali on the move as more than 120000 flee rumbling Mount Agung volcano
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The view of Mount Agung from Pemuteran village in Karangasem, Bali, on Sept 27. The Centre for Volcanology of Geological Hazard Mitigation raised the alert level for the volcano to the highest level on Sept 22. About 100,000 people have already been …
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JY Pillay re-appointed chairman of Council of Presidential Advisers – Channel NewsAsia


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JY Pillay re-appointed chairman of Council of Presidential Advisers
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Mr JY Pillay being sworn in as the chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisors. (Photo: Facebook / Halimah Yacob). 28 Sep 2017 10:45PM (Updated: 28 Sep 2017 10:50PM ). Share this content. SINGAPORE: Mr JY Pillay was sworn in as the chairman of …

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Beach Road site sold for S$1.6 billion

SINGAPORE: A plot of land along Beach Road has been sold for S$1.62 billion to a consortium comprising subsidiaries of property developer Guocoland.

The winning bid translates to about S$1,706 per square foot per plot ratio.

There were five bids and other bidders included Kingsford Hurray …

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