• Body of Korean boy who raised alarm on sinking ferry believed found

    By Miyoung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The body of a South Korean boy whose shaking voice first raised the alarm that a passenger ferry with hundreds on board was in trouble has been found, his parents believe, but a DNA test has yet to confirm the find, media said on Thursday. His parents had checked…

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    • Bye Bye, Arp Geok Pao?

      Not many know this old Canto classic and it’s the end of the road for the folks behind it here…

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      • Waste oil collector struggles after STOMP posts, receives help from kind souls

        After being photographed at work in Jurong pooling used oil near coffee shops, 50-year-old Valerie Sim has been struggling to keep her family afloat. Web portals STOMP and The Real Singapore published pictures of her in February, triggering a witch hunt for others like her and comments from readers…

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        • Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

          Jodie Foster has reportedly tied the knot with Alexandra Hedison, who she has been dating for less than a year.

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          • Missing jet: Unidentified material washes ashore, being checked

            Perth, April 23 (IANS) The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing last month took a new twist Wednesday with reports of some unidentified material washing ashore on the southwestern coast of Australia. "Western Australia Police have attended a report of material washed…

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            • Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

              JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander said critics who called him out for wearing an especially luxurious watch should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake.

              Associated Press
              • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

                In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

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                • Kim Soo Hyun Donates 300 Million Won to Danwon High School

                  Thinking of the students who may be suffering from survivors’ guilt, Kim ...

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                  • China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid in 1930s row

                    China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after its owner paid $28 million in compensation, a court said, in a business dispute dating to the 1930s which underlines tensions between the countries. ...

                    AFP24 mins ago
                    • 'Class of 92' reunited to stabilize Man United

                      LONDON (AP) — Manchester United has brought the "Class of 92" back together.

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                      • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

                        By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

                        Reuters
                        • No to 4G price hike for existing customers, IDA tells StarHub, SingTel, M1

                          No price change for existing telco customers using 4G.

                          Tech in Asia
                          • OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

                            China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB 2,000 (US$330).

                            Tech in Asia
                            • How Do Idol Stars Remove Their Extremely Thick Makeups?

                              Most of them put a thick wall of foundation on skin texture and apply another layer of color makeup on eye and cheek areas. Nevertheless, some stars still flaunt clean and soft skin texture. Then how do they keep up with such clean skin condition? Cleansing always has been the basis of skin care.

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                              • Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola's pay plan

                                Warren Buffett criticized Coca-Cola's pay plan for its executives on Wednesday. Buffett, whose company is Coca-Cola's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" in an interview on CNBC ...

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                                • English Kingdom Under Fire II Philippine server is definitely open to the whole world, for a while

                                  More information about the Kingdom Under Fire II (KUF2) Philippine server beta test has trickled in. Yes, the test will launch on April 25, 2014, but no, unlike our previous assumption, the server will not be open indefinitely.Instead, it ... The post .

                                  Games in Asia
                                  • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

                                    WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.

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                                    • Brother-in-law of Britain's Prince Charles dies in New York

                                      Mark Shand, the brother-in-law of Britain's Prince Charles, died in a New York hospital on Wednesday after suffering a serious head injury in a fall outside a club following a charity event. Shand, 62, was the younger brother of Camilla Parker Bowles, who became the Duchess of Cornwall as the…

                                      Reuters
                                      • M1 now extends its carrier billing service for taxi drivers through GrabTaxi app

                                        M1 has just announced Singapore’s first ever carrier billing service for taxi drivers, with mobile taxi booking app GrabTaxi. If you are unfamiliar with GrabTaxi, the mobile app connects passengers quickly to available taxi drivers in the vicinity through its GPS-enabled smartphone app. Since…

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                                        • Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

                                          Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely ...

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