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October 31, 2014 1:10 AMSINGAPORE sovereign wealth fund GIC is buying around 20 per cent of Turkish real estate company Ronesans Gayrimenkul Yatyrym (RGY) for €250 million (S$405 million)....
From: Straits Times | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:40 AMMEDIA group Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) announced top-level changes in its key marketing division yesterday to ensure an orderly succession....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMIN 50 YEARS, Singapore has transformed its tourism landscape, from having a handful of attractions in 1964, when the tourism board was started, to being voted Lonely Planet's top destination for 2015....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMMORE needs to be done to educate Singaporeans about investing as the basic principles are still not well understood, according to Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMTHE National Environment Agency (NEA) yesterday said it will be taking action against the owner of the nasi padang stall linked to the death of a four-year-old boy....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMTOKYO - The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has ramped up its vast monetary easing programme - sending the yen plunging and global stock markets surging - in a surprise move aimed at reviving growth just as the United States Federal Reserve...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:32 AMA $3,500 payment from a Ms Chua Tee Tee for "piano tuition 30 times and sound tuition 10 times". A $3,000 payment from Heng Sah Bah for "piano tuition 30 times + free times"....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMKUALA LUMPUR - A Malaysian family has sued the government and the national carrier for negligence in the mysterious disappearance of Flight MH370, in what is believed to be the first lawsuit filed over the disaster....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMDIPLOMATIC and legal observers have welcomed the decision by Singapore and Malaysia to accept the outcome of an international tribunal on a development charge on former Malayan Railway land in Singapore....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMSINGAPORE experienced the slowest pace of employment growth in two years last quarter, weighed down by weak global growth and painful economic restructuring....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMProtesters vent their anger outside Burkina Faso's Parliament building in the capital Ouagadougou, as cars burn in the background....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMTHE largest local bank has given its Singapore mortgages a clean bill of health....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMLISTED transport operator SMRT Corp posted a 75.5 per cent rise in net earnings to $25.3 million for the second quarter ended Sept 30....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMFRASER & Neave (F&N) has lost a legal spat with a joint venture partner that has been trying to get F&N to adhere to a deal relating to Myanmar Brewery, which is viewed by many as the crown jewel of F&N's drinks...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:37 AMINVESTORS could find themselves in the money if the volatility that has hit local shares in recent weeks continues, analysts said....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMTHE casinos at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) will face more regional competition and potential changes to gaming policies that weigh on their medium-term growth and profitability outlook, said Fitch...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:38 AMNEW measures aimed at raising the percentage of higher-skilled workers in the construction industry reinforce ongoing efforts by firms to upgrade their employees, construction companies told The Straits Times....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMRAFFLES MEDICAL GROUP...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMBANK lending flatlined in September as concerns about global economic conditions forced businesses to become more cautious....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:36 AMDBS Group Holdings has made it three out of three solid quarterly results for the local banks....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:37 AMPREDATORY short-sellers appear to be on the rampage again. This time, their target is Singapore-listed Sino Grandness Food Industry Group....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:37 AMIT'S fast turning into a tenants' market with an impending flood of new apartments set to drive down rents....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:37 AMTHE services sector is slightly gloomier about prospects for the next six months than it was three months ago....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:37 AMON TOP of its rich history as the former site for the British naval and air bases, the Seletar district is also an up-and-coming neighbourhood....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:33 AMBY MOST measures, Iowa is like any other mid-western state in the United States. It has a predominantly white, lower middle-class population and an economy dominated by agriculture and manufacturing....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:34 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Takata Corp and Honda Motor were sued by a driver seeking damages on behalf of the owners of five million Honda and Acura models recalled so far in the United States to replace potentially unsafe airbags....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMMOSCOW - Russia has agreed to resume selling natural gas to Ukraine, ending a cutoff that had threatened to leave Ukrainian households shivering as winter approaches....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMWASHINGTON - The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chicken****" by an anonymous US official, which was carried by a US magazine this week, was disgraceful and damaging, US Secretary of State John...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMWASHINGTON - After weeks of Ebola panic and false alarms, the US health authorities are bracing themselves for a new battle as flu season arrives....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:32 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Twitter has had so much drama in the executive suite that it could be the subject of a television series called "Game of Tweets"....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:34 AMNEW YORK - Investors are pulling out of industrial-metal funds at the fastest pace in 15 months, signalling increased concern that a faltering global economy will slow demand for everything from cars to appliances....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:34 AMAUSTRALIA'S outback wildlife is under severe threat from a predatory scourge - wild cats are ravaging the countryside and killing millions of animals a day....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:32 AMPeople having their temperature taken in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. The province, home to Asia's biggest African population, is a frontline in efforts to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering mainland China....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:34 AMSAN FRANCISCO - When Apple chief executive Tim Cook said he is "proud to be gay", he did not only become the first openly gay leader of a Fortune 500 company. He also swept his obsessively private company to the forefront of...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:32 AMTOKYO - Sony reported a quarterly loss that was seven times greater than a year earlier as the company loses ground in the smartphone market to Apple, Samsung and Chinese rivals....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:32 AMDUBAI - A tie-up between Malaysian and Hong Kong asset managers aims to market Islamic funds in mainland China to help expand syariah-compliant investment products outside the industry's core centres in South-east Asia and the...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMBEIJING - China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said, responding to calls by the United Nations for a greater global effort to fight the...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMOUAGADOUGOU (Burkina Faso) - Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore has resigned, a colonel in the presidential guard announced, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the West African country for...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMSEPANG - A 25-year-old Malaysian woman could face life imprisonment for giving support to Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in the Middle East, Bernama news agency reported yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMJERUSALEM - There was a heavy Israeli police presence around Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound yesterday as it reopened for Muslim prayers after a rare closure stemming from clashes over the killing of a Palestinian...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMBUDAPEST - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said yesterday he was scrapping a draft Internet tax law that has sparked mass demonstrations in the central European country....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:35 AMWASHINGTON - More than 1,000 foreign fighters are streaming into Syria each month, a rate so far unchanged by air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and efforts by other countries to stem the flow of...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:38 AMTHE twin threats of the deadly Ebola outbreak and militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be discussed in Parliament when it sits on Monday....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:38 AMSCIENTISTS in Singapore might have found a way to turn throwaway plastic items from an enemy of the environment into an ally....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:38 AMA UNITED States judge has refused an American woman's bid for the court to forgo a Singapore judgment relating to her divorce, and found her guilty of contempt of court instead....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:37 AMMusic instructor (from left) Budi Hartiana, 45, and Ain beneficiary Zainul Aladdin Azfar, 14, giving President Tony Tan Keng Yam a quick lesson on the musical instrument kolintang. With them are 98.7FM DJs Joachim Gomez and...
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:41 AMMANCHESTER derbies tend to be decisive affairs.
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:39 AMLONDON - Arsenal will attempt to step up their English Premier League title challenge by recording back-to-back league wins for the first time this season when Burnley visit the Emirates Stadium today....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:39 AMLONDON - Joe Hart has launched a staunch defence of Manuel Pellegrini and backed the Manchester City manager to arrest the champions' worrying slump....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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November 01, 2014 12:40 AMLONDON - Newcastle United approach their English Premier League game against Liverpool today with their confidence restored after three successive victories that have tempered criticism of their manager Alan Pardew....
From: Straits Times | Friday, October 31, 2014
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