• Jackie Chan: My wealth belongs to Jaycee!

    5 Mar – He once announced that all of his wealth will go to charity after his death, but now Jackie Chan is singing a different tune. According to Tencent Entertainment, Jackie, who once said that his son Jaycee will not get anything from him and should work to earn his own living instead, seemed…

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    • Indonesia rejects Australian proposal of prisoner swap for death row pair

      By Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia rejected on Thursday an Australian proposal for a prisoner swap made in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers expected to face a firing squad within days. The planned executions of Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew…

      • Carragher can't wait for Real Madrid to sign De Gea

        Former Liverpool centre-back Jamie Carragher has joked that he cannot wait to see David de Gea join Real Madrid as his outstanding performances continue to aid Manchester United's top-four push. The Spain international goalkeeper was again the star of the show at Newcastle on Wednesday as he…

        • Donnie Yen refuses to lose weight for "Ip Man 3"

          5 Mar – After being pushed to lose 30 pounds for "Ip Man 3", martial arts actor Donnie Yen recently revealed that he hopes to persuade the film studio otherwise. According to Mingpao News, the actor, who will reprise his role as the iconic Wing Chun master, stated that he is hesitant about losing…

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          • Thai junta chief rejects proposal to bar coup leaders from office

            Thailand's junta chief spoke out Thursday against a proposal from one of his own military-appointed panels that he and other key coup figures should be temporarily banned from politics once civilian rule is returned. After seizing power last May, former army chief and now Prime Minister Prayut…

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            • Liverpool manager Rodgers tips match-winner Henderson for top

              Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said Jordan Henderson could aspire to reach an even higher level after the midfielder's impressive display in his side's 2-0 victory over Burnley. Henderson gave Liverpool the lead in the first half of Wednesday's Premier League clash at Anfield when he powerfully…

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              • Moses Chan takes a short hiatus for baby

                5 Mar – Welcoming baby number two a year after the arrival of first son Aiden, Moses Chan revealed recently that he is now back to his father-of-a-newborn mode. According to Mingpao News, the actor, who appeared at a McDonald's parents and child event on 3 March, revealed that he is currently on…

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                • McDonald's to drop antibiotics in chicken supply

                  The world's biggest restaurant chain announced on 4 March that within two years, McDonald's USA will only buy chickens raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine. The concern is that the overuse of antibiotics for poultry may diminish their effectiveness in fighting disease in…

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                  • Islamic State torches oil field east of Tikrit - witness

                    Islamic State militants have set fire to oil wells in the Ajil field east of the city of Tikrit to try to hinder aerial attacks aimed at driving them from the oilfield, a witness and military source said. Black smoke could be seen rising from oil field since Wednesday afternoon, said the witness,…

                    • Airlines canceling large number of flights for Thursday

                      The patience of thousands of airline travelers will be tested again Thursday by a winter storm stretching from Texas to southern New England. Airlines canceled more than 1,800 U.S. flights scheduled for Thursday after

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                      • Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Located in the Philippines

                        More than 70 years after it sank during World War II, the legendary Japanese battleship Musashi has been discovered off the coast of the Philippines. Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been leading an expedition to find the Musashi — one of the biggest battleships ever built — aboard…

                        • GST will only cause 3-6pc hike in condo fees, expert says

                          The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is only expected to lead to an increase of between three and six per cent in maintenance fees for high-rise property owners, a housing industry expert said today. Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector…

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                          • How much sugar is in that? 7 foods with added sugar

                            The World Health Organization finalized guidelines Wednesday saying people should keep intake of added sugars to just 5 to 10 percent of overall calories, which translates to about 25 to 50 grams of sugar a day for most people.

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                            • Alexis papers over Arsenal cracks ... yet again

                              There must have been several moments during Alexis Sanchez's seven-game goal drought in which Arsene Wenger fought back the strong urge to rest his £35 million man. Prior to February's FA Cup win over Middlesbrough, the Arsenal boss admitted that the Chilean had entered his dreaded fitness "red…

                              • New Malaysia Airlines CEO a "battle hardened" veteran

                                When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as "The Terminator" to take on what's been ...

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                                • MH370 families trapped in 'black hole' one year later

                                  Chinese businessman Li Hua suffered a stroke, has considered suicide, and his wife has been hospitalised with heart trouble, all since their daughter went missing on flight MH370. Li Jiuying is tormented by the loss of her big brother Li Guohai and the burden of lying to their elderly mother that…

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                                  • Sri Lanka threatens Chinese firm with legal action to stop project

                                    Sri Lanka could take legal action against a Chinese firm for not halting work on a $1.5 billion luxury real estate project until a probe is completed, a government minister said. Sri Lanka's new government is reviewing the award of the project to China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC)…