• Rina, young Japanese model taking world by storm

    Aged just 17 and still living with her family, Rina Fukushi has seen more of the world than most Japanese schoolgirls. Discovered at 14, hailed by Vogue as "ultra-cool" and "eye-catching" with her enormous eyes, thick eyebrows and bee-sting lips, she is already the veteran of seasons in Paris, Milan and New York -- giving American models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner a run for their money. A girl who loves to rummage around vintage stores whenever she is travelling, she dresses for the interview in black -- mini skirt from Paris, turtleneck from Japan -- and brown handbag from Milan.

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  • China slams 'provocative' US sail-by in South China Sea

    China has slammed the US for sailing a warship near disputed territory in the South China Sea, saying the move was a "serious illegal act" and "deliberately provocative". In a statement on its website late Friday night, the country's defence ministry said two Chinese naval vessels warned off a US ship after it entered "Chinese territorial waters" near the Paracel Islands, known as Xisha in Chinese. China controls all of the islands, which are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan.

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  • Trump gains on Clinton, poll shows 'rigged' message resonates

    By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker NEWTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump's argument that the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him has resonated with members of his party. "Remember folks, it's a rigged system," Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday.

  • PM tells poor Malaysians to be Uber drivers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — More Malaysians, especially those in the B40 (Bottom 40) income group, should be Uber drivers, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. He recommended Malaysians...

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  • Philippines' Duterte says will not sever US ties

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate". It's in the best interests of my country that I don't do that," Duterte told reporters in his hometown of Davao after returning from China. The firebrand leader signalled on Thursday during his four-day state visit to Beijing that he intended to end the Philippines' 70-year alliance with the United States in favour of China and Russia.

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  • Abramovich 'never my friend' - Mourinho

    Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he has "never" been friends with club owner Roman Abramovich, but will not over-celebrate if Manchester United score against his old side on Sunday. Russian billionaire Abramovich twice hired Mourinho, in 2004 and 2013, and watched him become the club's greatest manager over his two spells at the helm, notably winning three Premier League titles.

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  • Kim Kardashian demands apology from blogger who alleged she 'faked' robbery

    Kim's representative confirmed the reality star was bound, gagged and "believed she would be killed at any moment" during the robbery.

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  • 17 Best Yishun & Sembawang Eateries: Foodie Secrets Only North-Dwellers know

    Who says there is nothing to eat in the north? Surely there must be something out there otherwise we north-dwellers would have starved… Many good eateries can be found in the north too, and since the area is so big, my humble list will cover areas in Yishun and Sembawang as for now. Hola! So to […] The post 17 Best Yishun & Sembawang Eateries: Foodie Secrets Only North-Dwellers know appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

  • Thai junta fines former PM Yingluck, orders assets seized over failed rice scheme

    Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the military junta that overthrew her has ordered her assets seized and fined her 35 billion baht ($996.87 million) over a rice subsidy scheme critics say haemorrhaged billions of dollars. The scheme, which paid farmers above market rates for their rice, was a flagship policy of Yingluck's administration and helped sweep her to office in a 2011 general election. After her 2014 overthrow, Yingluck was charged with criminal negligence over the rice subsidy scheme and is now fighting the charges in court.

  • Employee redundancy – what is the Singapore government doing about it?

    After graduating and securing employment, many individuals find little time to pursue higher education. They get completely caught up in the daily routine of commuting […]

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  • Netizens slam Sun Li for shutting down construction

    The construction project allegedly has a night permit to expedite work before winter comes

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  • Police arrest 35 suspected members of a Long Island gang

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Thirty-five suspected members of a Long Island gang have been arrested amid a string of brutal killings, including the discovery of a teenager's skeletal remains.

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  • Michael Buble regrets having kids so late

    Michael Buble has cut back on alcohol and cigarettes after realising he was in bad shape.

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  • Shailene Woodley: 'My arrest serves a greater cause'

    The Divergent star has called for Americans to stand up and pay attention to the effects of environmental disasters.

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  • Formula One: Mercedes boss had "a few words" with Hamilton

    Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff admitted on Friday that he had "a few words" with world champion Lewis Hamilton about his recent behaviour. "I think we all underestimate the pressure that these guys are under and go through at these times," Wolff told reporters at a news conference for team bosses after Friday's practice sessions at the United States Grand Prix. "Lewis feels it and he is very sensitive for the team.

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  • Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters

    Commuters will be charged through post-paid methods such as credit cards Singapore commuters might soon be able to ditch their MRT fare cards and/or rely less on EZ-Link cards. The Straits Times today reported that Singapore Technologies (ST) Electronics has plans to roll out a facial recognition system that will identify commuters passing through the gates and charge... The post Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters appeared first on e27.

  • Investors hit sell button on Nintendo's new console

    Investors hit the sell button on Nintendo shares Friday as gamers and analysts were left underwhelmed by a sneak peek at the videogame giant's long-awaited new console. One company watcher called the Nintendo Switch "disappointing", while gamers were left wondering how much it would cost and whether it was compatible with smartphones. In a three-minute video posted on its YouTube channel Thursday, Nintendo unveiled the hybrid machine which can be played at home and on the go, thanks to a removable screen with the controllers attached.

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  • Falcao on target as rampant Monaco go second

    Radamel Falcao scored on his return from a month out to help Monaco dismantle Montpellier 6-2 to move within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Nice on Friday. Despite the lop-sided scoreline they did not have it all their own way on a night of controversial refereeing decisions, a sublime free kick and some rank-bad defending from Montpellier. Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim also took aim at the game's authorities who ordered the team to play Friday, just three days after competing in a Champions League clash in Moscow.

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  • Judge: Poker pro Ivey, pal broke gambling rules in $10M win

    A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an Atlantic City casino. U.S. District Court ...

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  • Shania Twain: 'Discipline keeps me thin'

    The country star admits carbs make her weak in the knees.

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