38 Oxley Road committee: Interest in Lee Kuan Yew's will confined to understanding his wishes, says Indranee – Channel NewsAsia


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38 Oxley Road committee: Interest in Lee Kuan Yew’s will confined to understanding his wishes, says Indranee
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SINGAPORE: The interest of the 38 Oxley Road ministerial committee in the will of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew is confined to trying to understand his thinking on the house, said Senior Minister of State for Law Indranee Rajah on Saturday (Jun 24).
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2 workers suffer burns in Tuas factory fire – Channel NewsAsia


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2 workers suffer burns in Tuas factory fire
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SINGAPORE: Two people were injured in a fire which broke out at a factory in Tuas on Saturday afternoon (Jun 24). Video of the incident showed thick plumes of black smoke rising into the sky and multiple fire engines at the scene. The fire started at

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Six dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village – Channel NewsAsia


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Six dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
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More than 100 Chinese villagers were feared dead on Saturday, 17 hours after a landslide buried their homes in southwest China as a day of searching by rescuers uncovered just six bodies, according to state media. Rescue workers search for survivors at …
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2 sofas 'fall from the sky', narrowly miss car along Grange Road – The Straits Times


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2 sofas ‘fall from the sky’, narrowly miss car along Grange Road
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SINGAPORE – Mr Peh Choon Whee was driving along Grange Road on Friday (June 23) morning when a sofa fell onto the road in front of his car. He and his wife later spotted sofa cushions and another sofa on the road. Mr Peh, who works in the technology …

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Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails – TODAYonline


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Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails
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LONDON – Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc <ARNC.N> sales manager raise questions about why the company supplied combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell Tower, despite publicly warning such panels were a fire risk for tall …
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Tech shares lead US stocks; retailers lag

NEW YORK: Tech shares finished the week on a strong note, lifting the Nasdaq on Friday (Jun 23), while leading retailers fell following another weak earnings report from a leading store chain.

A muted session ended with market sentiment bolstered modestly as oil prices mustered a second straight …

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Lee Hsien Yang questions how PM Lee obtained Deed of Gift to NHB – Channel NewsAsia


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Lee Hsien Yang questions how PM Lee obtained Deed of Gift to NHB
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File photo of Lee Hsien Yang leaving the Supreme Court on Apr 10, 2017. (Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP). 24 Jun 2017 12:19AM (Updated: 24 Jun 2017 12:19AM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share via …
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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze – CTV News


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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
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LONDON — Police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people. In its most detailed briefing on the criminal investigation, the Metropolitan Police on Friday confirmed

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More than 200000 people wait in limbo as the Philippines fights Islamic State's allies in Mindanao – Los Angeles Times


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More than 200000 people wait in limbo as the Philippines fights Islamic State’s allies in Mindanao
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In an evacuation center filled with parents running after scampering children and adults huddled together on mats, Saipoding Mariga stood alone. He spent his days wandering aimlessly, trying to pass time while waiting for word about his wife, Geraldine.
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UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce' – Channel NewsAsia


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UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face ‘divorce’
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A general view of the road near the Qatari side of the Abu Samrah border crossing with Saudi Arabia which has cut ties with Doha along with its allies. (Photo: AFP/Karim Jaafar). 24 Jun 2017 03:05AM (Updated: 24 Jun 2017 03:30AM ) …
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Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill – Channel NewsAsia


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Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill
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U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged that a lack of support from four Senate Republicans leaves the party’s healthcare overhaul on a “very, very narrow path” to win passage, but signalled a willingness to work with them to make changes.
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Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze – Channel NewsAsia


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Local residents voice anger over London tower blaze
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Grenfell Tower smoulders after a fire ripped through the building in west London on Jun 14, 2017. (Photo: AFP/Ben Stansall). 14 Jun 2017 11:49PM (Updated: 14 Jun 2017 11:50PM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on …
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Ministerial committee studying options for Mr Lee Kuan Yew's Oxley Road house – The Straits Times


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Ministerial committee studying options for Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Oxley Road house
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SINGAPORE – The future of the house at the centre of a bitter dispute between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings is being studied by a ministerial committee. The existence of the committee was disclosed on Wednesday (June 14) by Mr Lee …
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Lawmaker Steve Scalise injured in GOP baseball shooting. Suspect James T. Hodgkinson dies after shootout – Washington Post


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Lawmaker Steve Scalise injured in GOP baseball shooting. Suspect James T. Hodgkinson dies after shootout
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A gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire Wednesday at a park in Alexandria, Va., as Republican members of Congress held a morning baseball practice, wounding five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (La.). President Trump said the …
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Inspiring story of soldier in Marawi goes viral – TODAYonline


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Inspiring story of soldier in Marawi goes viral
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Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte salutes a wounded soldier, who fights against the insurgents of the Maute group, which has taken over large parts of the Marawi city, during his visit at the military camp hospital in Cagayan De Oro, Philippines.
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Energy market seen as vulnerable to prolonged Gulf crisis – Channel NewsAsia


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Energy market seen as vulnerable to prolonged Gulf crisis
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While it supplies less than one percent of world crude oil production, Qatar is a major player in liquified natural gas. (Photo: AFP/Franck Fife). 14 Jun 2017 06:19PM. Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share
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