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Singapore General Election 2015

Nomination Day on Tuesday, 1 September

Tune in to reports and updates from Yahoo Singapore to find out who your confirmed candidates are.

  • Confusion reigns over De Gea's Real Madrid move

    Confusion reigns over goalkeeper David De Gea's expected transfer from Manchester United to Real Madrid after media reported the relevant paperwork was not delivered in time on Spain's deadline day. The Spain stopper signed his new contract but the documents did not reach the professional league's offices by the midnight cut-off on Monday/Tuesday, said several reports without identifying the source of their information. Costa Rica keeper Keylor Navas is due to join United as part of the deal if the transfer is completed.

    Reuters 35 mins ago
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  • Maria not ready to hang up Bersih T-shirt until reforms achieved

    Maria Chin Abdullah, the prime mover of last weekend's Bersih 4 rally, was initially not convinced that the event would be a success despite the huge crowd that turned up on Saturday. This was supposed to be the country's first 34-hour, overnight protest and until Saturday midnight, she had lingering doubts if the crowd would stay on. And...

    The Malaysian Insider 45 mins ago
  • Kampung Baru residents have ‘attitude problem’, Federal Territories minister says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 ― The redevelopment of Kampung Baru is complicated by residents at the Malay enclave who are demanding to be paid up to 10 times the market worth of their plots of land,...

    The Malay Mail Online 50 mins ago
  • Dancer who dropped yellow balloons at Najib event might face intentional insult charges

    Bilqis Hijjas, the daughter of prominent architect Hijjas Kasturi, might face charges under Section 504 of the Penal Code for intentional insult after allegedly dropping Bersih 4 balloons at an upscale shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur today. The 35-year-old dancer/performer was nabbed by the mall's auxiliary police after she allegedly dropped the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

    Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.

    Associated Press
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  • Malaysia still has hope if Dr M can change his mind, says Ambiga

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 — Malaysia still has a bright future if men like former leader Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad can change his mind, prominent lawyer and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan said today....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of bomb suspect

    BANGKOK (AP) — With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an $84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the Bangkok bombing. On Monday, they handed out the cash — to themselves.

    Associated Press
  • US stocks move lower; energy sector drags as oil price falls

    Stocks moved lower in mid-morning trading Monday as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise interest rates in September. It sets up another volatile ...

    Associated Press
  • Stressed-out Hong Kongers seek better life in Taiwan

    Squeezed by soaring rents, cramped living conditions, and unease over their city's political future, increasing numbers of Hong Kongers are leaving to seek a better life in neighbouring Taiwan. The island, which lies a 90-minute flight away, offers lower costs and an abundance of space -- a rarity in Hong Kong, one of the world's most densely populated cities. Carlos Cheung, 28, moved to Taiwan's central Taichung City last year to run a noodle shop there.

    AFP News
  • GE2015: AHPETC has surplus of $1.7 million: WP's Sylvia Lim

    The Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) has recorded an annual operating surplus of $1.7 million, after taking into account government grants of some $7.2 million, its chairman Sylvia Lim said in an open letter to residents.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Liverpool sign Nigerian starlet Awoniyi

    Liverpool signed teenage Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi on Monday and immediately sent him out on loan to German club FSV Frankfurt. Brendan Rodgers' side have brought Awoniyi to Anfield from Imperial Academy in Nigeria after fending off reported interest from Porto and Monaco. The 18-year-old is understood to have cost around £400,000 ($614,000, 547,371 euros) and will spend the rest of the season learning his trade on loan with Frankfurt in the German second tier.

    AFP News
  • More than 10,000 Icelanders ready to welcome Syrians

    More than 10,000 Icelanders said Monday on Facebook they were ready to welcome Syrian refugees into their homes after the government said it would only let in a handful. An Icelandic author and professor, Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir, on Sunday urged fellow citizens to speak out on Facebook if they wanted Iceland, a country of around 330,000 inhabitants, to take in more Syrian refugees.

    AFP News
  • Kobe, Shaq bury hatchet over legendary feud

    Former Los Angeles Lakers team-mates and one-time bitter rivals Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant have buried the hatchet in an online podcast released on Monday where both men addressed their long-running feud. O'Neal and Bryant's tense relationship was a staple of NBA debate for years during the Lakers successful period of dominance in the early 2000s, when the team won three championships and lost a fourth. O'Neal eventually moved to the Miami Heat in 2004 while Bryant remained at the Lakers, where he continues to play as his career draws to a close.

    AFP News
  • Chinese journalist 'confesses' to market chaos: state media

    China's main state broadcaster on Monday paraded a financial journalist "confessing" to causing the stock market "great losses" as authorities seek to rein in a rout on the exchanges. Wang Xiaolu, a journalist with the respected business magazine Caijing, was held after writing a story in July saying the securities regulator was studying plans for government funds to exit the market. Beijing has launched interventions on a grand scale to try -- with little success -- to shore up plunging share prices after a debt-fuelled bubble burst in June.

    AFP News
  • Ling Lim: Singaporean Hustling in Silicon Valley

    While Singapore has been slowly (but surely) cultivating its own start-up/technology hub through the likes of “Block 71″, Biopolis and Fusionopolis, Silicon Valley’s tech scene is a lot more mature and developed. S: So tell me about yourself – how did you end up in SF after working in Singapore? L: I graduated from NUS (National University of Singapore) with a bachelors and masters of Architecture, and subsequently worked at an international architecture firm for 2 and a half years.

    Popspoken
  • Help BN win back non-Malay votes, DPM tells journalists

    SERDANG, Aug 31 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today urged journalists from non-mainstream media to help paint Barisan Nasional (BN) in a good light, in the ruling...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Poland backtracks on Nazi 'gold train' discovery

    A regional governor in Poland voiced serious doubts Monday about the alleged discovery of a Nazi gold train, days after a deputy culture minister said he was "more than 99 percent sure" one had been found. "There is no more proof for this alleged discovery than for other claims made over the years," Tomasz Smolarz, governor of the southwestern region of Lower Silesia, told reporters. "It's impossible to claim that such a find actually exists at the location indicated based on the documents that have been submitted," Smolarz said, adding that he had set up a special unit including historians and geologists to scrutinise the alleged discovery.

    AFP News
  • Young, groundbreaking 'Les Miserables' actor dies

    Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first black man and youngest to play Jean Valjean in Broadway's "Les Miserables," died in New York, the production and local reports said. The 21-year-old made his Broadway debut at the end of July after being an understudy as the protagonist of the long-running show. "The entire Les Miserables family is shocked and devastated by the sudden and tragic loss of Kyle, a remarkable young talent and tremendous person who made magic -- and history -- in his Broadway debut," the show said in a statement.

    AFP Relax
  • GE2015: SDA reveals candidates for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC

    The Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) today unveiled its line-up of candidates for Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC), half of whom are first-time contenders. Joining the team are SDA chairman Desmond Lim Bak Chuan, 47, a principal engineer, and Chief Media Officer Harminder Pal Singh, 43, the CEO of a personal coaching company.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets

    If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging-market stocks. The MSCI Emerging Markets index has lost 25 percent ...

    Associated Press