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March 04, 2015 1:24 AMAbout 5,000 orchids of 100 different varieties were used in this display at the National Orchid Garden to welcome the Year of the Goat and celebrate SG50. Entry into the garden is free for residents till Sunday....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 03, 2015 1:53 AMINVESTORS from Singapore remained Asia's biggest buyers of international real estate last year as capital outflows from the region hit a record....
From: Straits Times | Monday, March 2, 2015
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March 03, 2015 1:53 AMAUSTRALIAN bank ANZ launched a credit card yesterday that lets users choose what rebates they get....
From: Straits Times | Monday, March 2, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMCHINA'S defence budget this year will make the slowest climb in five years - by about 10 per cent - despite some predictions that the rise would be the steepest ever. The budget will be unveiled today at the National People's Congress....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMFood Bank Singapore co-founder Nichol Ng with Chinese New Year festive goodies collected from a donation drive held by her charity, which distributes food to the needy. In about a month, more than 1,500 tins of festive goodies were...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMLABOUR chief Lim Swee Say yesterday called for a push to "futurise" Singapore, with the people seeking out change instead of yearning for things to remain as they are....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMPRIME Minister Najib Razak yesterday ordered a review of the controversial 1Malaysia Development (1MDB) after repeated allegations of abuse of public funds and pressure on the debt-laden state investment vehicle to open its books....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMTHE Indian authorities have blocked the broadcast of a BBC documentary in which one of the men convicted of the notorious Delhi gang rape in 2012, blames the victim for the rape, an accusation that has triggered disgust and anger...
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMA Thai Airways aircraft flying over northern Thailand's Chiang Mai city, which was shrouded in smog yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMCHINA'S defence budget will rise by "about 10 per cent" this year - the slowest pace in the past five years - even as President Xi Jinping seeks to modernise the military and also root out rampant corruption within its ranks....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:21 AMJAKARTA - Cabinets may change but Indonesian leaders remain touchy when it comes to the haze brought on by forest fires....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:25 AMCHINA'S annual parliamentary session is typically the premier's show, but this year's focus is undoubtedly on President Xi Jinping's latest political slogan "Four Comprehensives" that sums up his policy goals....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:32 AMTWO freehold retail properties near the Paya Lebar and Aljunied MRT stations are up for sale....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:31 AMSHORT-SELLERS have attacked two Hong Kong companies over alleged accounting irregularities in much the same way that Singapore-listed Noble Group has been targeted....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:29 AMIT MAY be the most expensive city in the world for expatriates but Singapore is also once again the top city in Asia for this group when it comes to quality of life, going by a Mercer survey....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:34 AMPRICES of good-class bungalows (GCBs), the cream of the Singapore residential market, eked out respectable gains to reach a new high last year despite the slowdown in the luxury market....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:31 AMSHARES of Global Testing Corp surged nearly 9 per cent to 12.4 cents yesterday after it announced a 7.5-cent cash distribution to shareholders last Thursday as part of a capital reduction programme....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:29 AMLISTED First Sponsor Group has bought an office building in the Dutch capital Amsterdam, as it seeks to diversify its earnings away from China....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:31 AMTHE much-anticipated move to allow consumers to compare life insurance products and to avoid agents and buy basic policies directly is expected to begin next month, according to a top regulatory official yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:31 AMSINGAPORE businesses were yesterday encouraged to invest in Malaysia's Selangor state, in the first seminar held here on trade and investment opportunities in the state in 10 years....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 05, 2015 1:30 AMA LACK of clear leads delivered a listless trading session yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:58 AMWorld leaders currently in nuclear talks with Iran should push for a stronger deal, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu told US lawmakers in his highly-anticipated address, stating categorically that the pending agreement would pave...
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:20 AMMEMBERS of Parliament yesterday called for better public education on the Central Provident Fund (CPF) scheme and how members' savings can help them meet their retirement needs....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:20 AMSINGAPOREANS have a "moral obligation" to spend their Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings wisely, so they do not end up...
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 2:10 AMTHE ''shift to the left'' in the Government's social policies dominated the first day of debate on this year's Budget, sparking some soul-searching yesterday among Members of Parliament over the consequences....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:26 AMPARIS - What is an "average" size for a penis?...
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:23 AMCATALIST-LISTED film producer mm2 Asia announced yesterday that it has entered into a non-binding term sheet to acquire a 51 per cent stake in local 3D animator Vividthree Production....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:26 AMLONDON - The building that houses Britain's Parliament is in such a bad condition that it might have to be abandoned within 20 years unless £3 billion (S$6.29 billion) worth of repairs is done....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:28 AMLONDON - Jose Mourinho has assured Chelsea fans that John Terry will be at the English Premier League club next season but admitted that Petr Cech could leave for "huge money"....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:30 AMLONDON - Brendan Rodgers has highlighted Philippe Coutinho's progression as a big factor behind Liverpool's return to form, and warned rivals that the Reds can still improve when Daniel Sturridge returns to full fitness....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:31 AMMOST people know Daphne Khoo as the bubbly singer with the saccharine vocals....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:27 AMWHO should qualify for the new Silver Support Scheme, which gives lifetime cash payouts to the elderly poor, was a question that cropped up repeatedly in Parliament yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:31 AMLONDON - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has shrugged off his team's tough run-in as the race for Champions League football next season heats up....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:25 AMA 13-YEAR-OLD Singaporean who flew alone to Dubai last November and fell victim to a groper aboard the flight did not alert the cabin crew, said Sri Lankan Airlines....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:27 AMCONCERNS that the rising trend of government spending is unsustainable and may breed an attitude of entitlement among Singaporeans were aired frequently in yesterday's Budget debate....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:25 AMTHE Singapore campus of Australia's James Cook University (JCU), which started moving to its new campus in Sims Drive in Aljunied last week, aims to grow its student number from the current 3,700 to 5,000 by the end of next year....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:24 AMJEAN Davies Okimoto's children's book, The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption, made headlines last year when the National Library Board (NLB) pulled it off the shelves after receiving complaints that it was not pro-family....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:27 AMMR KAMIS Ahmad is already 73 but to make ends meet, he toils for nine hours a day, six days a week, as a sweeper at a condominium....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:23 AMTHE Singapore Zoo is getting at least seven new big cats, including a pair of rare white tigers....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:28 AMLONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has conceded that the Premier League title is all but out of reach but has set his sights on overhauling second-placed Manchester City....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:31 AMLONDON - Sunderland suspended England winger Adam Johnson on Monday after he was arrested on suspicion of having sex with an underage girl....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:31 AMSHE stands at a mere 1.65 metres tall, wears a disarming smile, and speaks in a soothing tone....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:24 AMTEN-YEAR-OLD Safin Chia used to struggle with spelling simple words such as "yes" or "she"....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:29 AMIT'S easy to praise a Budget as generous and forward-looking as this year's....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:23 AMTHREE decades into his job, hunting for passengers is no longer a chore for cabby Gerald Chan - because he now has some technological help....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:27 AMON THE AGENDA...
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:31 AMLONDON - Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card against his former club, Manchester United, has been overturned....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:29 AMCANBERRA - South Africa captain AB de Villiers hailed Hashim Amla as the team's "rock" after the opener cracked 159 in the crushing 201-run cricket World Cup win over Ireland yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:31 AMIT IS a three-letter word that professional athletes wish they could utter about their craft but rarely do....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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March 04, 2015 1:28 AMLONDON - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has 12 matches to save his job, starting with today's Premier League clash against struggling Leicester City....
From: Straits Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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