• 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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    • Fears grow for hundreds missing in S. Korea ferry capsize

      The frantic search for nearly 300 people, most of them schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized extended into a second day Thursday, as distraught relatives maintained an agonising vigil on shore. A total of 375 high school students were on board, travelling with their teachers…

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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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        • ‘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...

          The Malay Mail Online
          • 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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            • 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…

              LiveScience.com
              • Liverpool hangover cost Man City - Pellegrini

                Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini blamed the hangover from defeat by Liverpool for his side's damaging 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland. City needed to win the first of their two games in hand on Liverpool to keep the pressure on the league leaders 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 →

                  CarBuyer Singapore
                  • 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…

                    AFP News
                    • Tom Cruise’s ‘love buzz’

                      Tom Cruise has reportedly been secretly dating fellow Scientologist Laura Prepon since around the time he divorced ex-wife Katie Holmes.

                      Cover Media
                      • 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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                        • 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
                          • 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…

                            AFP News
                            • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work

                              Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job. The disclosure in ...

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                              • Raymond Wong said child actress did not faint

                                The actor clarified rumours about child actress Celine Yeung supposedly fainting while filming a shower scene

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                                • StarHub 4G users to be charged from June as promo ends

                                  Are you on the 4G or LTE mobile data network under StarHub? If so, you’ll have to start paying for the service.

                                  Yahoo Newsroom
                                  • All-new 2015 Toyota Camry becomes an edgier appliance

                                    Toyota finds itself in a tricky situation. Those that enjoy cars as more than a simple means of transportation think of the Camry as a bland spongecake gone stale. And yet it's been the best-selling vehicle in the entire industry for the past 12 years, with a car rolling off the production line…

                                    Motoramic
                                    • If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

                                      Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past ...

                                      Associated Press
                                      • Breakfast Are For Losers

                                        These track stars run like the wind, but eat just like us… almost.

                                        Makansutra
                                        • The World's 9 Most Affordable Places to Retire

                                          All things considered, Nha Trang, Vietnam, has one of the lowest costs of living of any city in Southeast Asia or the world.

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