• 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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    • Thomas Edison's 'lost' idea: a device to hear the dead

      One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week. Some in America thought the idea was maybe a hoax or a joke by Edison, as no design for a…

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      • Indonesia rejects prisoner swap to save death row Australians

        Indonesia on Thursday rejected the offer of a prisoner swap proposed by Canberra in an 11th-hour bid to save two Australian drug smugglers facing execution, saying it is determined to put to death those "who have poisoned our nation". Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the…

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        • Bank of England holds interest rate at record low

          The Bank of England on Thursday voted to keep its main interest rate at 0.50 percent for a sixth year running, as Britain balances deflation fears against steady growth. As well as keeping the rate at a record-low level, policymakers decided to maintain the level of quantitative easing (QE) cash…

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          • 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…

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            • Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

              A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Shizuhiko Haraguchi served as a gunnery officer on the Musashi, one of the largest…

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              • US ambassador recovers from knife attack praised by N. Korea

                The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was recovering from surgery Thursday after having his face and arm slashed by a knife-wielding activist in an attack applauded by North Korean state media. US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington will never be deterred by "acts of violence"…

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                • 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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                  • MacRitchie Reservoir TreeTop Walk Guide: Don't Get Lost Finding This Magical Singapore Spot

                    MacRitchie is beautiful and refreshing, but also really big and difficult to navigate. MacRitchie is located in the central area of Singapore, just off Thomson Road, and is super popular among nature lovers. The TreeTop walk is a 250 meter suspended pathway between the 2 highest points in…

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                    • Sturridge: Rodgers is wrong - I can play every game

                      Daniel Sturridge insists he is "ready to play every game" for Liverpool despite Brendan Rodgers's eagerness to protect the striker. Sturridge, though, sealed Liverpool's fourth successive Premier League victory with a goal in just his second league start since returning from calf and thigh injuries…

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                      • Penang Muslims upset over ‘Allah’ booklets about Jesus

                        The alleged distribution of booklets about Jesus Christ containing the word “Allah” has stirred an uproar among Muslims in a village here who call the materials “confusing”. Sungai Pinang Federal Village Security and Development Committee chairman Mohd Yusof Salam claimed that more than 50 copies…

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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • Janmaat defends Krul after Manchester United howler ... but admits it 'sucks'

                              Daryl Janmaat has defended Newcastle team-mate Tim Krul after the goalkeeper gifted Manchester United victory in Wednesday's Premier League match at St James's Park. With the game heading for a draw, the Dutch shot-stopper booted a weak clearance straight to Ashley Young, who buried the ball into…

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                              • Mike Tyson nodded off during double date with Madonna

                                Mike Tyson once fell asleep on a double date with Madonna and Sean Penn because he was so "inebriated". The former heavyweight champion of the world appears on a track called Iconic on Madonna's new album Rebel Heart, but they have known each other for some time. In the 80s, when she was married to…

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                                • Singapore's transport costs almost three times costlier than New York's: EIU

                                  Singapore is the world’s priciest city for second year in a row. The complex Certificate of Entitlement system is the main culprit behind Singapore’s high cost of living, the Economist Intelligence Unit revealed today. The city-state has again been named as the world’s costliest city by the…

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                                  • 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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