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April 28, 2015 1:55 AMKATHMANDU - Mountain rescue teams, helped by clear weather, used helicopters to airlift climbers down to base camp after they were stranded for two days at high altitude on Mount Everest, following an earthquake-triggered avalanche...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:09 AMMEMPHIS - Tennessee suspended all executions this month, ahead of a United States Supreme Court ruling on the future of lethal injections, but could still subsequently put prisoners to death, with the electric chair....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:05 AMIN 2008, Madam Wong Kuan Ying saw how a team of doctors and nurses looked after her relative in a hospital's intensive care unit over three months....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 26, 2015 1:04 AMIskandar usually gets the headlines in the Malaysian property story but Penang's real estate market has had a bumper year....
From: Straits Times | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:14 AMA FALL in demand for rig-building and repairs sent earnings down at Sembcorp Marine in the first quarter....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:55 AMTodt, Michelle Yeoh stranded...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMAS ASEAN countries look forward to greater prosperity with a more integrated region, they need to keep an eye on two issues: territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the threat of terrorism, said...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:57 AMA MAID tried to harm her employer's baby because she wanted to be scolded and sent back to Indonesia....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:55 AMAUSTRALIA: There were 549 Australians registered as travelling in Nepal, and 200 have been confirmed to be safe. There are no reports of deaths....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMBESIDES extending disaster relief aid to their quake-stricken neighbour Nepal, China and India have each flown at least 2,000 of their nationals home from the Himalayan nation since last Saturday....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:57 AMSINGAPORE risks regressing to become "just a normal country" unless it moves faster to enhance workers' skills and create new jobs, labour chief Lim Swee Say said yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMCANBERRA has said it is deeply concerned about an Australian-trained doctor who appears in an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria clip urging other medical professionals to join the militants. In the video, he calls himself Abu Yusuf...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMAT THE 250-bed B&B Hospital in Kathmandu, patients can be found lying in the carpark or under the porch....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:56 AMWITH their kaleidoscope of colours, the 28th SEA Games medals are one of the most vibrant in recent history....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMCHINA has accused unnamed countries of hijacking the China- Asean relationship for their own interest, in a veiled swipe at the Philippines and Vietnam's push for Asean to take a stronger stand over South China Sea disputes....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:58 AMSPECTATORS at the SEA Games' closing ceremony will be treated to a snazzy cocktail of past, present and future, as the Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee (Singsoc) revealed its plans for the June 16 event yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:55 AMPRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called on Asean countries to press on with the work of creating a more integrated region, even as he said the group had made good progress on this front....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMINDONESIA said yesterday the executions of nine drug traffickers would go ahead this week, rebuffing last-minute appeals from Australia and the Philippines to spare their nationals and ignoring a decision by the Constitutional Court...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMPLANS to evacuate Singaporeans from quake-hit Nepal were delayed when three Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 planes could not land at Kathmandu airport yesterday because of congestion....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:55 AMThese are the faces of some of those who survived last Saturday's quake and were taken to Dhading hospital in Dhading Besi, Nepal, for treatment....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:57 AMIT MAY be called the Businessman of the Year award but a woman ruled the roost last night when Ms Chew Gek Khim was presented with the top prize by Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:54 AMPOLICE in Malaysia are hunting the accomplices of 12 Malaysians detained on suspicion of planning attacks on Putrajaya and other key targets, including the Kuala Lumpur court complex....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:58 AMASEAN was cool on Filipino efforts to censure China over reclamation work in disputed areas of the South China Sea, saying yesterday it would instead try to convince the superpower that a confrontation over one of the world's busiest...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:56 AMPRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be meeting his Malaysian counterpart, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, at a leaders' retreat next week to discuss areas of cooperation, such as the high-speed rail link....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:05 AMTHE global attitude towards the death penalty appears to be shifting, say experts, as more countries either dispense with capital punishment or scale back the crimes it applies to....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:09 AMSYDNEY - Canberra yesterday said it was deeply concerned about an Australian-trained doctor who appears in a propaganda video of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) which urges other medical professionals to join the militants....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:02 AMWASHINGTON - The US Federal Reserve dropped its reference about staying patient before raising interest rates in its policy statement in March....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:02 AMTOULOUSE - At the tender age of 10, the Airbus A380 is already entering a mid-life crisis....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:02 AMFRANKFURT - Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, has unveiled details of a huge strategic shake-up in which it will rid itself of its Postbank unit and massively curb costs....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:58 AMPESHAWAR - A freak "mini-cyclone" tore roofs off buildings and brought down trees and power poles in Pakistan, killing 45 people and injuring more than 200, officials said yesterday....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:04 AMMYURAN Sukumaran, like his criminal partner Andrew Chan, was lured by the prospect of an "easy pay cheque" into pushing drugs....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:07 AMDANANG (Vietnam) - On a hill above his home, former North Vietnamese soldier Do Duc Diu showed the cemetery he built for his 12 children, who all died soon after being born disabled. There are a few extra plots next to the graves...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:06 AMA child plays a game with food during a special flea market for those under 16 years old in Vondelpark in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, yesterday during King's Day, the celebration of King Willem-Alexander's birthday. PHOTO: EUROPEAN...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:09 AMHELSINKI - Getting a speeding ticket is not a feel-good moment for anyone. But consider Mr Reima Kuisla, a Finnish businessman....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:59 AMWASHINGTON - Two-thirds of the world's major defence companies get a "fail grade" for combating corruption in their business operations, despite improvements in industry practices in the past three years, an anti-corruption group...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:05 AMChinese capital in Germany
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:09 AMNEW YORK - Mr Jonathan Wang has not practised law since he graduated from Columbia Law School in 2010, but he did not plan it that way....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:08 AMKazakh President re-elected
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 1:57 AMWASHINGTON - North Korea has increased its "material support" for terrorist organisations and should be placed back on America's list of nations that are state sponsors of terrorism, a report released yesterday said....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:03 AMLONDON - Britain's Labour Party wants to scrap the stamp duty for first-time home buyers and give them the right to buy up to half of new homes built locally, as the party lays out its plan to tackle the country's housing crisis...
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:09 AMWASHINGTON - United States officials are expected to stop prosecuting families of American hostages who communicate with kidnappers abroad or raise funds and pay ransoms....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:08 AMSYDNEY - A 10-year-old Filipino boy who has autism yesterday made an emotional plea for permission to remain in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:02 AMATHENS - Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, after his finance minister was sharply criticised for his performance at a euro zone meeting last week....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:03 AMAT LEAST one Internet service provider (ISP) has taken things into its own hands after continued delays in the roll-out of Singapore's high-speed fibre broadband network....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:02 AMSERINA Wee, former finance manager of City Harvest Church (CHC), maintained yesterday that the church did not control Xtron, the company that managed singer Sun Ho, wife of church founder Kong Hee....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:03 AMAT LEAST 20 warships from 12 navies are expected to sail into Singapore waters next month for one of the region's premier naval exhibition....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:01 AMELECTRONIC Road Pricing (ERP) rates at four locations will be raised from next Monday....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:00 AMSTUDENTS at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine could be dissecting 3D holographic cadavers in three years' time....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:03 AMTWO aviation exhibitions will be held in Singapore next year as demand for helicopters soars in the Asia-Pacific....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 28, 2015 2:01 AMTHE lair of three rare dinosaurs opens to the public today, after more than five years in the making....
From: Straits Times | Monday, April 27, 2015
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