• Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander said critics who called him out for wearing an especially luxurious watch should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake.

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    • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

      By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

      • Malaysian jet: Washed up metal piece sparks speculations

        Perth/Canberra, April 23 (IANS) The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8 took a new twist and set off fresh speculations Wednesday with reports of some unidentified material washing ashore on the southwestern coast of Australia. "Western Australia police have…

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        • No to 4G price hike for existing customers, IDA tells StarHub, SingTel, M1

          No price change for existing telco customers using 4G.

          Tech in Asia
          • OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

            China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB 2,000 (US$330).

            Tech in Asia
            • David Moyes statement after Man United firing

              MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after being fired as manager of Manchester United after less than a season in charge.

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              • How Do Idol Stars Remove Their Extremely Thick Makeups?

                Most of them put a thick wall of foundation on skin texture and apply another layer of color makeup on eye and cheek areas. Nevertheless, some stars still flaunt clean and soft skin texture. Then how do they keep up with such clean skin condition? Cleansing always has been the basis of skin care.

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                • Obama fulfils dreams of sushi on first night in Tokyo

                  US President Barack Obama dined Wednesday at a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant -- a revered spot with three coveted Michelin stars but only a handful of seats -- ruled with an iron rod by its redoubtable 88-year-old owner. The world's most powerful man, dining at the invitation of Japanese Prime…

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                  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Says He Didn't Sign Off on Rape Scene

                    It was the most shocking, wrenching scene on Sunday's “Game of Thrones”: Jaime Lannister, after weeks of rejection by his sister, Queen Regent Cersei, rapes her alongside the lying-in-state corpse of their dead son, King Joffrey. Fans and critics have debated why showrunners David Benioff and D.B.…

                    The Wrap
                    • English Kingdom Under Fire II Philippine server is definitely open to the whole world, for a while

                      More information about the Kingdom Under Fire II (KUF2) Philippine server beta test has trickled in. Yes, the test will launch on April 25, 2014, but no, unlike our previous assumption, the server will not be open indefinitely.Instead, it ... The post .

                      Games in Asia
                      • Park Shin Hye Sends 50 Million Won Donation to Ferry Victims

                        Joining the growing number of stars sending support, Park Shin Hye donated ...

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                        • I am turning 30. Here are 7 valuable lessons I’ve learnt the past 29 years

                          Different from the teenage year, the early 20′s offer us a glimpse into “real life”. Before you know it, you are in the middle of this chaos juggling a job, few failed relationships and wishing that your life comes with a manual. We are never ready for our 20′s, it is the time when we are away from…

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                          • Mystery of Bizarre Duck-Like Ocean Sound Solved

                            A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say. "In the beginning, no one really knew what it was," said Denise Risch, a marine biologist at NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science…

                            • Gabashvili sends Barca second seed Ferrer crashing out

                              Four-time finalist David Ferrer stumbled out in the second round of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday, the Spanish second seed losing 6-4, 6-2 to Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili. The loss came five days after world number five Ferrer upset Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals at Monte Carlo, a career…

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                              • Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS

                                When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV. Exhausted from a night of hard fishing on the vast inland sea of Uganda's Lake Victoria, fishermen come off the boats as…

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                                • How to Have a Slim Waist Like Female Celebrities

                                  Like a beautiful ceramic, their slender waist has become an object of envy for many women. Now, if you are one of those who desires a fit body line, pay attention to some healthy habits that are helpful in creating flawless waist line. Above all, bad lifestyle habits, lack of exercise and stress…

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                                  • Chinese gamer breaks up with her boyfriend for stealing her blue buff

                                    Of all the reasons to break up with someone, this has got to be one of the craziest we've yet heard of. The post .

                                    Games in Asia
                                    • Justin Bieber apologises after Japan shrine visit sparks Asian anger

                                      By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber, whose tumultuous life has landed him in trouble more than once, on Wednesday apologised for a visit to a Tokyo shrine at the centre of a bitter international row over Japan's wartime aggression. Bieber, 20, posted a picture on…

                                      • Gay business owners still face challenges

                                        It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay. Greenbaum, who owns a computer repair business in Lawrence, Kan., often needs to go into customers' homes. ...

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                                        • Chinese dissident who died in detention nominated for rights 'Nobel'

                                          A Chinese dissident who died in detention last month is one of three nominees for an award often dubbed the Nobel prize for human rights, organisers said Wednesday. Cao Shunli, who died in mid-March at the age of 52, was hailed by the Martin Ennals Award organisers as an activist who since 2008 had…

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