• 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 entire nation. Mom, I love you," one student Shin Young-Jin said in a text to his mother that was widely…

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    • Out with a whimper: Manchester City surrendering title hopes

      The fight for the Premier League title now looks to have been whittled down to two after Manuel Pellegrini's side dropped crucial points at home to Sunderland on Wednesday

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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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        • 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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          • ‘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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            • MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

              The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation ...

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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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                • Soon, floating n-plants that survive tsunami, quakes

                  Washington, April 17 (IANS) In case of a tsunami or earthquake, the imminent danger to a nuclear plant is cooling failure inside the reactor. What if a floating platform can take such nuclear plant deep at seafloor, to be automatically cooled by the surrounding seawater in a worst-case scenario?…

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                  • Grieving S. Korean parents consumed by agony and anger

                    The announcement of the sixth confirmed victim from the sinking of a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of high school students came after a night-long vigil for relatives who had travelled to the southern island of Jindo to be near the rescue effort. The gymnasium where hundreds spent the night…

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                    • Woman's Ear Reattached with Help of Leeches

                      A 19-year-old woman who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches. While plastic surgeons are trained to reattach severed organs, these reattachments are simplest when the cut is clean and sharp — as from a kitchen knife, Dr. Stephen Sullivan, a plastic surgeon at…

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                      • N. Korea officials 'target London salon over Kim haircut ad'

                        British police said Tuesday they had intervened after North Korean embassy officials reportedly told a London hairdresser to take down a discount haircuts advert featuring leader Kim Jong-Un. Mo Nabbach said two officials identifying themselves as being from the Stalinist state's mission took…

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                        • Asia stocks subdued, Nikkei weak on profit taking

                          Asian stock markets were subdued on Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei faltering as investors locked in profits after a strong rally. Profit taking set in following a sharp rise in Tokyo the day before and ...

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                          • Beat high car prices the VW way

                            Volkswagen’s Das WeltAuto division offers buyers the chance to save tens of thousands of dollars Continue reading →

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                            • Saiful Bukhari: Karpal was a ‘great man’

                              KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Veteran lawyer Karpal Singh was a “great man”, according to Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan who had endured repeated grilling by the late DAP leader in court. “My sincerest...

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                              • Why KepLand's sales nightmare won't be over anytime soon

                                Slow development sales in Singapore, China to persist. According to CIMB, there were no surprises in KepLand’s results – 1Q14 core EPS was 24% of its full-year forecast and consensus. Development sales ...

                                Singapore Business Review
                                • Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

                                  Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst. The fresh debacle at Terminal 1, used by foreign airlines, came as millions of Filipinos begin travelling for the…

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                                  • Hot Tomato - $9.50 NETT incredible value steak!

                                    When Hot Tomato first started, many locals were pleasantly surprised as they offered a unique concept not found anywhere else in Singapore. Even without this student deal, the menu is still wallet friendly and that's why we've included Hot Tomato in our list of 18 most delicious meals in Singapore…

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                                    • Singapore's Clermont Residence ranked 8th most lavish apartment in the world

                                      Ready to splurge US$47m on a penthouse? The cachet of owning the finest property in the centre of town is irresistible to the  world’s billionaires, who are increasingly looking for the ultra-luxurious ...

                                      Singapore Business Review
                                      • Nick Cheung has no plans to hike his pay

                                        The actor said that he has already negotiated several films before the Best Actor win and has no plans to hike his price

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                                        • Argentine teen who spent nine years locked in garage rescued

                                          Buenos Aires, April 17 (IANS/EFE) A 15-year-old girl was rescued Wednesday after spending nine years locked in a garage, being fed only brewer's yeast, bread and water, and bearing signs of physical violence, Argentine police said. The girl was rushed to a Buenos Aires hospital, while her guardians…

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