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April 20, 2014 1:07 AMKathmandu - Rescuers on Mount Everest yesterday found the body of another Nepalese guide - the 13th so far - buried under snow as the authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident on the world's...
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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April 19, 2014 1:15 AMNEW YORK - Ms Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former United States president Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton....
From: Straits Times | Friday, April 18, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:04 AMSINGAPORE'S exports have presented a puzzle of sorts to economists in the past couple of years....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:06 AMMR CHOE Peng Sum had no idea when he joined conglomerate Fraser & Neave (F&N) 18 years ago that he would end up running one of the world's leading brands of serviced apartments....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:04 AMTHE pace of trading has quickened again in recent days as a fresh wave of takeovers sweeps across the market....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:04 AMCHEAP asset plays are back in favour on the local bourse.
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:07 AMDR TAN Guan Hong, 60, is programme director at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R), a job that involves addressing technology, engineering support and productivity programmes...
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:04 AMPTERIS Global chairman Lim Joo Boon said a move to oust five of the firm's directors would place the company in an "undesirable position"....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:04 AMTIMES change at lightning speed in the business world, but some small traditional operations are still hanging on despite daunting economic challenges....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:07 AMAS THE editor of Bloomberg Billionaires you would think Mr Matthew Miller might spend his time hobnobbing with the jetset, but the reality is far more mundane....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMJINDO (South Korea) - Divers yesterday began retrieving the first bodies from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of schoolchildren on board, as families angered by the pace and focus...
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:55 AMIT HAS been almost a year since the final curtain fell on plans to build a permanent race track here, but the 41ha plot of land off Changi Coastal Road where the high-octane project sputtered and died still bears signs of its dramatic...
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:56 AMSLAVIANSK (Ukraine) - A deadly gunfight in a town in restive east Ukraine yesterday shattered a fragile Easter truce, with Russia declaring it was "outraged" at the return to violence in the crisis-hit former Soviet republic....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:00 AMATTRACTIVE pricing and a revamped showflat drew a crowd of buyers at the Sky Habitat project in Bishan over the weekend....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:01 AMVATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has celebrated Easter mass with a message of social solidarity as the world's Orthodox faith also marked a holiday marred by bitter divisions over Ukraine and clashes in Jerusalem....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:55 AMA SINGAPOREAN feared missing in Turkey has since been found, his older brother told The Straits Times....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMTHE Straits Times has refreshed its website - straitstimes.com - so that the best of its content is better showcased....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:01 AMSINGAPORE will accept Indonesia's apology over the naming of a new warship at "face value" and both countries have to find ways to move forward, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMSEOUL - "Our sincere wishes for the safe return of Danwon students" reads the sign, with a photo of hands clasped in prayer, on the door of a shop on one of Seoul's busiest shopping streets....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:55 AMTHE Singaporean who flew to Istanbul last Saturday night to look for his missing brother has found him, thanks to a stroke of luck....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:55 AMDistraught relatives of hundreds of missing passengers from the sunken South Korean ferry clashing with police yesterday, as coast guard divers retrieved more bodies from the ship. Nearly 200 relatives planned to march from Jindo...
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:00 AMPEKAN - A double-decker Malaysian bus ferrying tourists on its way to Singapore from Pulau Redang plunged down a 15m slope at an oil palm plantation in Pahang, killing a tourist from Britain....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMFOR all the buzz about United States President Barack Obama's visit to Asia this week, the tour will likely be greeted in the region with muted expectations over what...
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:56 AMLICENSED moneylenders face the prospects of tighter lending rules from late next year....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMPRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanked his online followers on the second anniversary of his joining social media yesterday, and included in his Facebook post a video that recounted "many special moments"....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:01 AMBOSTON - Runners, from the world's elite racers to first-timers, will step up to the Boston Marathon starting line under heavy security today for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year's deadly bombing attack....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMBEIJING - Forget Ferraris. Someone paid at least 5 million yuan (S$1 million) to buy a Chinese car....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 12:59 AMPARIS - Europe's mergers and acquisitions market is rebounding after years in the doldrums, as improving market sentiment is prompting companies to spend piles of cash built up during the financial crisis....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:09 AMMOSCOW - Russia looks increasingly likely to sink into recession this year as the knock-on effects of its stand-off with the West over Ukraine hurt an economy already beset by structural problems....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:01 AMRIYADH - Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:09 AMTWO potential People's Action Party (PAP) candidates for the Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC team in the next general election were spotted yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:09 AMHERE is a look at five innovations unveiled by the Singapore Civil Defence Force to help it do a better job of saving lives....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:05 AMTHE woman who went missing from a Singapore-bound ferry on Saturday morning has been rescued, said the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:07 AMKHOO Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) has gone a full year without having to restrain...
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:10 AMSINGAPORE'S first locally built satellite completed its three-year mission yesterday with a photo album of some 8,000 pictures....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:07 AMA SMALLER proportion of offenders at juvenile homes are returning to their old ways, figures from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) show....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:07 AMHE MAY not live in the same house now as his parents, but they work in the same type of homes - juvenile homes, that is....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:06 AMABOUT 20 full-time Ministry of Education (MOE) teachers have been seconded to juvenile homes on two-year stints since last year, to help plug gaps in residents' schooling....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:06 AMCOMPETITORS will face their biggest audiences ever at the upcoming grand final of the RHB-The Straits Times National Spelling Championship on Saturday....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:05 AMIT WAS the last day of operations for hawkers at popular food haunt Longhouse in Upper Thomson Road, but some expressed little longing for it....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:05 AMCLEMENTI West residents can look forward to better drainage and improved facilities around Sungei Pandan Kechil, a canal which runs through the estate....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:09 AMAN AIRCRAFT technician offered $4,500 under the Work Injury Compensation Act opted instead to sue in the High Court, where a $275,000 settlement was reached last week....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:05 AMA RELUCTANCE amongst travel agents here to get staff trained to sell cruise packages could take the wind out of Singapore's bid to ride on a growing market, say industry players....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 21, 2014 1:10 AMDOING more and responding faster, without needing extra manpower - that is the theme behind the new technologies unveiled by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) at its Workplan Seminar last Thursday....
From: Straits Times | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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April 20, 2014 1:10 AMInspired one match, insipid the next. Inconsistency continued to be the only constant in the LionsXII's Malaysian Super League (MSL) season as they fell to a 0-1 loss to traditional rivals Selangor at the Shah Alam Stadium yesterday...
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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April 20, 2014 1:12 AMKuala Lumpur - Spain's Pablo Larrazabal jumped into a water hazard to escape a swarm of attacking hornets during the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday, in what he called the "scariest moment" of his golfing career....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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April 20, 2014 1:14 AMMadrid - Atletico Madrid stayed firmly on course for a surprise La Liga title triumph on Friday, when a Miranda header and Diego Costa's late penalty secured the leaders an unconvincing 2-0 home win over Elche....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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April 20, 2014 1:13 AMShanghai - Lewis Hamilton peered through the Shanghai gloom yesterday to secure his third pole in four races of a Formula One season that is rapidly promising to be one of domination....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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April 20, 2014 1:14 AMLondon - Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their push for a European place and kept Fulham trapped in the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-1 home victory yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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April 20, 2014 1:14 AMParis - Rafael Nadal will not panic after having his cloak of clay-court invincibility pierced by David Ferrer but admits he needs to quickly rediscover his famed Spanish fire....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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