• Deep Ng apologises for kissing photo

    27 Feb – After the release of a shocking photo that shows him kissing another woman behind fiancée Sherman Chung's back, Hong Kong actor and singer-songwriter Deep Ng has recently stepped up to clarify the incident. While Sherman has yet to make any statement to the media regarding the matter, she…

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    • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on life support

      Singapore said Thursday that its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew is still on life support in hospital and being treated with antibiotics for severe pneumonia, after quashing rumours the 91-year-old had died. "He remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation," the Prime Minister's Office said in a…

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      • Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together

        After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. Floyd, 90, died first. Violet, 89, followed five hours later.

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        • Charmaine Sheh denies "Line Walker" offer

          According to Oriental Daily News, the actress, who attended an audience appreciation event for her movie, "Triumph in the Skies", in Tseung Kwan O recently, stated that she has not been notified about the film. "But if the rumours are true, of course I would like to be in it. As to rumours that…

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          • Blackie Chen's twins get TV offers

            27 Feb – Since the birth of their twin sons, TV personality Blackie Chen and Taiwanese actress Christine Fan have been receiving various endorsement deals, amounting up to NTD10 million (approximately USD318,299). According to Apple Daily News, the couple, who welcomed baby River and Ryan last…

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            • Beggar Wins $10M Lottery & Loses Everything. Except His Pride. #ShortFilm

              This article Beggar Wins $10M Lottery & Loses Everything. Except His Pride. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. People thought he was crazy. He had nothing to lose, and everything to gain. Then he lost everything all over again. 'Lotto' is the story of Daeng, a beggar who has struck gold. He…

              • Bright lights on dwarf planet perplex NASA as probe nears

                The discovery of another bright light on the dwarf planet Ceres has NASA scientists perplexed as the US Dawn probe prepares to enter the orbit of the largest object in the asteroid belt and possibly resolve the mystery. The images taken nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers) from Ceres show that a…

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                • Nick Leeson: No lessons learnt from banking scandals

                  Twenty years after Nick Leeson brought down Britain's oldest investment bank, the rogue trader immortalised in book and film says little has changed in an industry that continues to throw up one scandal after another. Leeson, whose £827m ($1.3bn, €1.1bn) loss as a Singapore-based junior derivatives…

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                  • US-led strikes on IS after group seizes 220 Christians

                    The US-led coalition has carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, where the jihadists have launched a new offensive and kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians. The raids on Thursday struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr in Hasakeh province, the Syrian Observatory…

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                    • Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

                      WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of force feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thursday at her trial.

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                      • Classmates keep mum over friend’s drowning

                        PETALING JAYA, Feb 27 — Too frightened to inform their elders, four teenagers kept the drowning of their friend in a water retention pond near Taman Seri Pagi in Sungai Buloh to themselves for five...

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                        • Australian PM strikes conciliatory note over Indonesia executions

                          By Jane Wardell and Kanupriya Kapoor SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott struck a conciliatory tone on Thursday after speaking with Indonesian President Joko Widodo about the looming execution of two convicted Australian drug traffickers. Abbott said he spoke with his…

                          • China media pooh-pooh Japan's luxury lavatories

                            The built-in bottom washers and pre-warmed seats of Japan's luxury toilets faced a storm in a U-bend on Thursday as Chinese state-run media launched a thunderous tirade against them. The Global Times, which is affiliated with the Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, devoted the editorial in…

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                            • Rights lawyer Clooney slams Canada over Al-Jazeera journalist

                              Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney lashed out at the Canadian government, accusing Ottawa of "woefully inadequate" efforts to secure the repatriation of Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy from Egypt. In a scathing rebuke of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government, Clooney said diplomats…

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                              • Confirmed: Space Rock Created Swedish Lake

                                After two centuries of arguing about its origin, scientists have finally confirmed that Hummeln Lake in southern Sweden is an impact crater. Hummeln Lake's rounded shoreline first drew interest from scientists as far back as the 1820s, but it wasn't identified as a possible impact crater until the…

                                • Size of 2019 World Cup still to be decided: ICC

                                  The number of teams taking part in the 2019 World Cup hasn't been finalised, the International Cricket Council told AFP on Friday as it responded to growing criticism that its proposed cut risked damaging the sport's development. "The best format was 1992," said Richardson, South Africa's…

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                                  • Lawrence Ng denies gambling addiction

                                    27 Feb – Hong Kong actor Lawrence Ng has recently dismissed rumours of his gambling addiction. As reported on Sina News, previously, the Hong Kong tabloids reported that the "Healing Hands" actor has taken up gambling again after his divorce from wife, Shi Yang Zi. He was also reported to have…

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