• Indonesia’s armed forces chief says “no apology” for warship’s name

    General Moeldoko, the head of Indonesia’s Armed Forces, has clarified that he had not apologised for the naming of a warship after two Indonesian marines who had been involved in the 1965 MacDonald House bombing in Singapore.

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    • Third officer in command when S. Korea ferry capsized

      South Korean prosecutors said Friday that the third officer was in charge of the bridge of a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, leaving hundreds missing. "It was the third officer who was in command of steering the ship when the accident took place," state prosecutor Park Jae-Eok…

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      • Study: sleeping positions reflect quality of relationships

        Whether a couple sleeps face to face or back to back, with or without physical contact, is a good indicator of relationship health, according to a study presented at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, which is taking place in the Scottish city through April 20. Couples who sleep closer…

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        • Gaga's un-retouched images cause uproar

          Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott are said to be upset that un-retouched images they took of Lady Gaga for her Versace campaign were leaked.

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          • Singaporeans slam NEA's $120 licence requirement for tissue sellers

            Singaporeans on social media reacted angrily to news that tissue sellers at hawker centres and street corners are being required to pay for an annual licence.

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            • Miley’s infection ‘gone horribly wrong’

              Miley Cyrus could reportedly be in hospital for up to a month.

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              • Divers enter South Korean ferry in hunt for survivors

                By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/JINDO South Korea (Reuters) - A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel…

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                • Told to ‘shut up’ on Twitter, Zul Noordin lashes back at Khairy

                  KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — A tiff may be brewing between former Perkasa vice president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin and Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin on Twitter. Told unequivocally by the minister...

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                  • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

                    Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

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                    • How a mom stole a car in under 60 seconds

                      “I didn't steal your car but I think my mom may have. It's a long story. I'll explain, but your car is safe and sound," read the flier posted in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It’s a strange tale that began when Cheyrl Thorpe was asked by her daughter Nekisia Davis to dog sit her Pomeranian at her apartment,…

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                      • Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370

                        With no results to show since the Boeing 777 carrying 239 people disappeared on March 8, Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has set a one-week deadline to locate the plane which is believed to have crashed in a remote area of the Indian Ocean west of Perth. "Overnight Bluefin-21 AUV completed…

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                        • Manchester United ready to sell unhappy Javier Hernandez

                          The Mexican has complained to David Moyes about his lack of playing time and been told he can leave Old Trafford this summer, with Atletico Madrid interested in the striker

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                          • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

                            KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge...

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                            • Malaysia warns of 'huge' cost in MH370 search

                              Malaysia warned Thursday that the cost of the search for flight MH370's wreckage in the vast depths of the Indian Ocean will be "huge", the latest sobering assessment by authorities involved ...

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                              • California cross-border airport clears key hurdle

                                U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that it has reached agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San ...

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                                • Karpal to be given funeral with state honours

                                  GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — Karpal Singh is to be accorded a funeral with Penang state honours and the state flag will be flown at half-mast until his funeral on Sunday, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan...

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                                  • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

                                    Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show, is longer ...

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                                    • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

                                      WASHINGTON (AP) — For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.

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                                      • 10 Reasons Why Liang Court is the closest thing to Japan you can find in Singapore

                                        Land of the Rising Sun, in Singapore Little do we know, we can actually experience some of Japan right here in Singapore. I'm talking about celebrating traditional cultural events and festivals such as Oshogatsu (Japan New Year, 1 Jan), Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival, 3 Feb), Kodomo No Hi (Children's…

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                                        • Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

                                          MOSCOW (AP) — To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history. Here is what Putin had to say Thursday in a nationally televised call-in program:

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