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July 30, 2014 1:41 AMSEVERAL years after being diagnosed with diabetes in Primary 6, Abdurrahman Zaidi began to experience a "burn-out"....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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July 29, 2014 1:08 AMAN ONGOING collection drive of old cameras to give disadvantaged children the chance to own their first lens has received more than 120 cameras....
From: Straits Times | Monday, July 28, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMMR STEPHEN Lee, 67, will step down as president of the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) on Sept 1, after 26 years in the post. He will be succeeded...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMTUESDAY'S article, "ComChest charity show raises over $6.2 million", reported that the number of beneficiaries under ComChest's care is 30,000 instead of 300,000. We are sorry for the error....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMA BID by the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) to prosecute blogger Alex Au for contempt of court was allowed by the Court of Appeal yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMBEIJING - China will ensure "orderly" migration of some 100 million rural workers into cities by 2020, supported by expanded social welfare and more job opportunities, the government said yesterday, as part of plans to push its...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMARRANGING for morning exercise sessions is one way companies can tap government funds to encourage their employees to travel to work early....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMBEIJING - The fall of retired security czar Zhou Yongkang made front-page news as netizens clamoured for more information on the once-powerful politician who is being investigated by the Chinese Communist Party for corruption....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:01 AMINTERNAL Al-Qaeda documents and accounts by survivors suggest that kidnappers from the three main affiliates of Al-Qaeda coordinate their efforts and abide by a common kidnapping protocol....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:03 AMSYDNEY - An Australian court last month issued a gag order on a highly sensitive  bribery case which names serving and former leaders from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:03 AMAN EXPERT task force being formed to plug security gaps that led to the MH17 crash will have its work cut out, the global aviation community has admitted....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:02 AMJERUSALEM - The airwaves are filled with images of death and destruction in the Gaza Strip inflicted by Israel. United States President Barack Obama is pressing for an immediate ceasefire. More than 50 Israeli soldiers have been...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:02 AMTRIPOLI - Islamist groups seized the headquarters of the army's special forces in Libya's second city Benghazi after days of fighting, plunging the country further into lawlessness and uncertainty....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 2:55 AMHONG KONG - Hong Kong was quarantining all people from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia who were showing Ebola-like symptoms on arrival in the city, as fears grow worldwide about the spread of the deadly virus....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:00 AMBAMAKO (Mali) - The cash filled three suitcases: €5 million (S$8.3 million)....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:02 AMGraffiti decorates the walls of an abandoned building in the Tunisian island of Djerba. More than 100 artists from 40 countries were invited by France-based Tunisian artist Mehdi Ben Cheikh to turn Djerba's Erriadh district into...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:03 AMMOSCOW - Russia, facing the toughest round of Western sanctions imposed since the Ukraine crisis erupted, has adopted a nonchalant public stance, with President Vladimir Putin stressing the importance of self-reliance and a new poll...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:03 AMWASHINGTON - Gains in consumer spending and business investment helped the United States economy rebound more than forecast in the second quarter following a slump in the prior three months that was smaller than previously estimated....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:01 AMGAZA/JERUSALEM - The Israeli army announced it would observe a four-hour humanitarian lull in Gaza yesterday but said it would not apply in areas where ground troops were "currently operating" - a move snubbed by Hamas militants...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:00 AMITALIAN tourist Mariasandra Mariani was admiring the rolling sand dunes in southern Algeria three years ago when her tour guide screamed at her to run....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:02 AMTHE distress and destruction in Gaza have touched Singaporeans....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMINDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is appealing to world leaders and the leaders of Hamas and Israel to bring about an immediate ceasefire in Gaza....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMTWO days after a woman died in hospital following a heart attack, her children waited at a ward to thank Ms Karen Koh for the help she had given....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMFOLLOWING an uproar over what commuters say is a steep toll hike at Johor's main border checkpoint, the Malaysian government said that it will review the move....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:59 AMMR STEPHEN Lee, 67, will step down as president of the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) on Sept 1, after 26 years in the post. He will be succeeded...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMA REPORTED move by Malaysia to raise toll charges for the Causeway has drawn mixed reactions from regular travellers on both sides of the Johor Strait....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMONE of Singapore's biggest employers' groups is getting a new chief: Dr Robert Yap, 62, a veteran of the local logistics industry....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMFIRST the Commonwealth, next the world. Singapore shooter Jasmine Ser has set her sights on the world championships after claiming gold in the women's 50m rifle 3 Positions on Tuesday evening (yesterday morning Singapore time) in...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMAFTER slumping in the first three months of the year, the American economy rebounded more than forecast in the second quarter, hitting an annual rate of 4 per cent. The good news also came on the back of an increase in employment....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 12:58 AMCOMPANIES can soon tap more government funds to promote flexible travel arrangements, in a move to ease the crush on public transport in the morning....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMTHE overall suicide rate dipped last year, with experts attributing the decline to greater awareness of mental illness and how to get help....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMSCIENTISTS in Singapore believe they are a step closer to finding a treatment for dengue fever....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:09 AMA CLEANER who is intellectually disabled was jailed 18 months yesterday for molesting an eight-year-old girl in a toilet at his workplace....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMRAFFLES Institution (RI) lost The Big Quiz to Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) yesterday, its win scuppered by Catholic Junior College (CJC)....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMAROUND eight decades of history seem set to come to an end for Sungei Road flea market....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:05 AMTHE local authorities have rejected insinuations that two pieces of evidence related to US researcher Shane Todd's death were destroyed to prevent further DNA testing on them....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMAbout 300 Indian expatriates and Singapore businessmen were treated to song and dance performances at a networking dinner yesterday, attended by Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:09 AMSINGAPORE Polytechnic has documented its lush greenery and wildlife in a 120-page coffee-table book to commemorate its 60th anniversary this year....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMTHE path towards a greener Singapore is being charted in a series of technology road maps, which will guide the country in how it can reduce energy use and carbon dioxide emissions over the next few decades to as far as 2050....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMMORE people are using mobile applications to hire delivery vans when they need help moving things, from furniture to food....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMAT FIRST, Ms Victoria Teoh wanted to be a doctor, but learning about how closely nurses work with patients made her change her mind....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:05 AMUnited States Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus calling on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen yesterday at the Ministry of Defence headquarters. He also met Permanent Secretary for Defence Chan Yeng Kit and Chief of Defence Force Ng Chee Meng....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMFIFTY-NINE primary schools were oversubscribed when the first day of Phase 2C of the annual Primary 1 registration exercise closed yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:04 AMA NEW cruise launched by wildlife park River Safari will take visitors on a 15-minute scenic ride around the Upper Seletar Reservoir....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:05 AMWHETHER there is a fire, earthquake or a chemical attack, safety ambassadors from Pei Hwa Secondary School know exactly what to do to keep their classmates calm and out of harm's way....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:09 AMEMBATTLED shooter Gai Bin has issued an open challenge to Singapore's young guns to speed up his retirement....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:06 AMTHINK Scotland and images of bagpipes, whisky, the Loch Ness monster and kilts come readily to mind....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:09 AMAFTER winning gold for the first time in four years, Singapore shooter Jasmine Ser is ready to prove her appetite for bigger challenges at the upcoming world championships and Asian Games....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:06 AMAMID the euphoria of a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games, with the promise of more to come, Singapore badminton chief coach Liu Qingdong has called for calm....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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July 31, 2014 1:06 AMLET'S be grateful for Joseph Schooling. Let's accept that in a somewhat sportingly impoverished nation he is giving us a rare opportunity to take a world-class journey with him through an athletic life. Think of it as an education....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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