• Putin seeks map of forces not to bomb in Syria - France

    By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked France to draw up a map of where groups fighting Islamic State militants operate in Syria in order not to bomb them, France's foreign minister said on Friday. French President Francois Hollande and Putin agreed during talks in Moscow on Thursday to exchange intelligence on Islamic State and other rebel groups to improve the effectiveness of their aerial bombing campaigns in Syria.

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  • AHPETC: Workers' Party 'accepts and respects' Court of Appeal's judgement

    In the latest chapter of the long-running Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol-East Town Council (AHPETC) saga, the Workers' Party said it will comply with the Court of Appeal's instructions to make all outstanding sinking fund transfers within three months from today, as well as to appoint independent accountants.Development Board's approval.

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  • 14 Best Bak Kut Teh 肉骨茶 in Singapore Your Neighbours are Talking About

    A Chinese soup commonly found on the streets of Singapore and Malaysia, Bak Kut Teh 肉骨茶 is a dish which all Singaporeans start to crave a few weeks into being overseas. Directly translating to ‘meat bone tea’ in English, Bak Kut Teh is customarily prepared through many hours of simmering meaty pork ribs in a broth […] The post 14 Best Bak Kut Teh 肉骨茶 in Singapore Your Neighbours are Talking About appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • Tom Hanks: 'Wife's cancer diagnosis was a bolt from the blue'

    Tom Hanks has opened up about his wife Rita Wilson's cancer battle, calling the speed with which it happened "powerful".

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  • Forget Penang, head for Sungai Petani

    It’s a one hour ride back to the old world charms of a little delicious town

  • Gerber LIfe Grow-Up Plan

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  • Former United coach calls Van Gaal's team too rigid

    (Reuters) - Manager Louis van Gaal's Manchester United team are too rigid and are being crippled by a lack of freedom, according to former first-team coach Rene Meulensteen. United's style under Van Gaal has already been criticised by former midfielder Paul Scholes and Dutchman Meulensteen added that the team seemed to have lost the "obligation to entertain" and bemoaned their lack of adventure. "The word is maybe rigid at times," Meulensteen was quoted as saying by the BBC.

  • China is 3-5 years ahead of Southeast Asia: Harry Wang

    The Founding Partner of Linear Venture tells Echelon Thailand attendees what he thinks about Chinese investors, entrepreneurs and the market China is three to five years ahead of Southeast Asia, says Harry Wang, Founding Partner, Linear Venture, in a fireside chat moderated by Kevin McSpadden, Correspondent, e27. The discussion, held at Echelon Thailand in Bangkok,... The post China is 3-5 years ahead of Southeast Asia: Harry Wang appeared first on e27.

  • 5 Practical Ways To Use Money From Your CPF Ordinary Account

    Understand how you can (wisely) use the money in your CPF Ordinary Account. The post 5 Practical Ways To Use Money From Your CPF Ordinary Account appeared first on DollarsAndSense.sg.

  • Anelka says he 'won't be back' in India

    Much-travelled French striker Nicolas Anelka has admitted he is likely to be on the move once more after his Mumbai City team failed to qualify for the knock-out stages of the Indian Super League. The former French international, who is a player-coach, accused his charges of a lack of fighting spirit after a 1-1 home draw against bottom-placed Kerala Blasters on Thursday night effectively ended their season. You have to speak to the team management," a dejected Anelka was quoted as saying during a post-match press conference.

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  • 3 Chinese brokerages say they are under investigation

    BEIJING (AP) — Three of China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.

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  • Liverpool's Klopp happy with Europa League progression

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp was delighted the club wrapped up an early place in the Europa League knockout stages after Thursday's hard-fought 2-1 win over French side Girondins de Bordeaux at Anfield. Liverpool found it difficult to exert dominance before striker Christian Benteke completed the come from behind win to send the Merseysiders through from Group B. They can win the group if they draw away to second placed Sion on Dec. 10 in Switzerland. "I am very happy to have qualified, the team are very happy to have qualified, the club are very happy to be qualified, so you (journalists) can be very happy to have qualified" Klopp told reporters after the game.

  • Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows.

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  • Indonesia cosplayers bag top prize at AFA Regional Cosplay Championship

    Team DAIKON SKY, from Indonesia, won the top prize at the Anime Festival Asia Regional Cosplay Championship on Friday (27 November).

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  • The brand new Huawei Mate 8 has an ultrapowerful processor

    The Chinese manufacturer Huawei has unveiled its new flagship phone, the Mate 8, a phablet with a groundbreaking powerful chipset. The design of this 4G compatible device is a continuation of the Huawei Mate 7. Huawei Mate 8 will run Android Marshmallow (6.0), with Huawei's own EMUI skin on top.

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  • Tom Holland Is Repeatedly Being Electrocuted As Part Of His Spider-Man Training

    How far would you go to become Spider-Man? It doesn’t really matter what you said because Tom Holland has got you beat, as the 19-year-old actor has revealed that he’s repeatedly being electrocuted during his training for the film. You’d have thought that Marvel Studios would have been more protective of their latest acquisition.

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  • Germany arrrests man who may have sold guns to Paris attackers

    Prosecutors in the southern German city of Stuttgart confirmed on Friday they had arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of arms dealing but declined to comment on a report that he may have supplied the militants in Paris with four guns. "I can confirm that a man is in custody on suspicion of arms trading," a spokesman for the prosecutor in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg told Reuters, adding that the arrest had been made on Tuesday. Earlier on Friday, German newspaper Bild reported that the man was suspected of selling four weapons to the militants who killed 130 people in Paris on Nov. 13.

  • Red Bull secures engine deal for 2016

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Red Bull's continued participation in Formula One is secure for the short term, with team principal Christian Horner confirming on Friday that a new engine supply deal is in place for next season.

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  • The XC90 gets a bad-boy makeover

    Volvo is launching a sportier, more aggressive-looking R-Design version of its flagship SUV. Inside, the seats are finished in black leather, there's a perforated leather-wrapped steering wheel plus column-mounted paddle shifts for the transmission. Nick Connor, Managing Director of Volvo Car UK, said: "The launch of the XC90 R-Design makes our premium seven-seat SUV even more distinctive and dynamic than before.

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  • Climate disasters may double without emissions cut: ADB

    Climate disasters may double in the next two decades unless the world cuts its carbon dioxide emissions, the Asian Development Bank said Friday, with "high risk" nations in Asia set to be hard hit. Two days before a world climate summit opens in Paris, the Manila-based lender said deadlier storms, floods and heat waves were linked to rising global temperatures, adding to a growing chorus on the catastrophic effects of climate change. The report, which looked at disasters from 1970 to 2013, said if carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere continued to rise at an annual rate of two parts per million, the frequency of climate disasters could double in 17 years.

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  • Hopes for Singapore resurgence as Malaysian partnership ends

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Fifty years ago Malaysian and Singapore parted ways to form two separate countries, a decision that helped to kick start the economic miracle that subsequently took place in the Lion City.

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