• Rina, young Japanese model taking world by storm

    Aged just 17 and still living with her family, Rina Fukushi has seen more of the world than most Japanese schoolgirls. Discovered at 14, hailed by Vogue as "ultra-cool" and "eye-catching" with her enormous eyes, thick eyebrows and bee-sting lips, she is already the veteran of seasons in Paris, Milan and New York -- giving American models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner a run for their money. A girl who loves to rummage around vintage stores whenever she is travelling, she dresses for the interview in black -- mini skirt from Paris, turtleneck from Japan -- and brown handbag from Milan.

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  • Trump gains on Clinton, poll shows 'rigged' message resonates

    By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker NEWTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump's argument that the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him has resonated with members of his party. "Remember folks, it's a rigged system," Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday.

  • China slams 'provocative' US sail-by in South China Sea

    China has slammed the US for sailing a warship near disputed territory in the South China Sea, saying the move was a "serious illegal act" and "deliberately provocative". In a statement on its website late Friday night, the country's defence ministry said two Chinese naval vessels warned off a US ship after it entered "Chinese territorial waters" near the Paracel Islands, known as Xisha in Chinese. China controls all of the islands, which are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan.

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  • Taxi company says rebate for Proton-Uber conversion politically motivated

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 ― Putrajaya's plan to subsidise aspiring ride-sharing drivers with a RM4,000 rebate to buy a Proton Iriz is intended to save the ailing national carmaker, Big Blue Taxi...

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  • Philippines' Duterte says will not sever US ties

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate". It's in the best interests of my country that I don't do that," Duterte told reporters in his hometown of Davao after returning from China. The firebrand leader signalled on Thursday during his four-day state visit to Beijing that he intended to end the Philippines' 70-year alliance with the United States in favour of China and Russia.

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  • Chelsea vs. Manchester United -- the fans' view

    Chelsea's Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday will see the return of Jose Mourinho to Stamford Bridge for the first time since he was sacked as manager by the London club in December.   Here is what the fans have to say about the two clubs: David Chidgey -- Chelsea FanCast podcast "What we're most pleased about is the quiet and measured way (new manager) Antonio Conte has gone about things. "He has changed the formation, he has introduced players we didn't expect to see playing regularly, look at (defender) Marcos Alonso and (winger) Victor Moses and how integral they've been to this new way of playing.

  • Kim Kardashian demands apology from blogger who alleged she 'faked' robbery

    Kim's representative confirmed the reality star was bound, gagged and "believed she would be killed at any moment" during the robbery.

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  • 17 Best Yishun & Sembawang Eateries: Foodie Secrets Only North-Dwellers know

    Who says there is nothing to eat in the north? Surely there must be something out there otherwise we north-dwellers would have starved… Many good eateries can be found in the north too, and since the area is so big, my humble list will cover areas in Yishun and Sembawang as for now. Hola! So to […] The post 17 Best Yishun & Sembawang Eateries: Foodie Secrets Only North-Dwellers know appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

  • Employee redundancy – what is the Singapore government doing about it?

    After graduating and securing employment, many individuals find little time to pursue higher education. They get completely caught up in the daily routine of commuting […]

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  • Netizens slam Sun Li for shutting down construction

    The construction project allegedly has a night permit to expedite work before winter comes

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  • Thai junta fines former PM Yingluck, orders assets seized over failed rice scheme

    Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the military junta that overthrew her has ordered her assets seized and fined her 35 billion baht ($996.87 million) over a rice subsidy scheme critics say haemorrhaged billions of dollars. The scheme, which paid farmers above market rates for their rice, was a flagship policy of Yingluck's administration and helped sweep her to office in a 2011 general election. After her 2014 overthrow, Yingluck was charged with criminal negligence over the rice subsidy scheme and is now fighting the charges in court.

  • Lahiri surges clear in pursuit of maiden PGA Tour title

    Anirban Lahiri moved into position to record a first PGA Tour victory when the Indian fired an exquisite third round seven-under 65 at the TPC Kuala Lumpur course to storm four shots clear of the field at the CIMB Classic on Saturday. Lahiri's nine birdies offset an ugly double-bogey six on the 12th as the Pune-born 29-year-old moved to 19-under for the tournament, well ahead of overnight leader and defending champion Justin Thomas (71) and Scotland's Russell Knox (68). "I just have to try and do the same thing on the last round," Lahiri told reporters.

  • Michael Buble regrets having kids so late

    Michael Buble has cut back on alcohol and cigarettes after realising he was in bad shape.

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  • Shailene Woodley: 'My arrest serves a greater cause'

    The Divergent star has called for Americans to stand up and pay attention to the effects of environmental disasters.

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  • Private rooms at Pope's summer residence open to public

    Private rooms at the pope's summer residence in Castel Gandolfo will open to the public from Saturday at the request of Pope Francis, who has never holidayed there in more than three years as pontiff. Francis's decision will allow visitors access to the bedroom where more than 15 popes have slept over the centuries, furnished with a gilded bed and two bedside tables in wood and marble. "Here, the grand events of history mix with personal histories," said Osvaldo Gianoli, director of the pontifical villas.

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  • Police arrest 35 suspected members of a Long Island gang

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Thirty-five suspected members of a Long Island gang have been arrested amid a string of brutal killings, including the discovery of a teenager's skeletal remains.

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  • Sarawak senior lawyer endorses Malanjum as next Chief Justice

    KUCHING, Oct 22 ― Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian said today he will endorse any recommendations for Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum to be the next Chief Justice. Tun...

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  • ASUS takes aim at the Surface Pro with the Transformer 3 Pro and Transformer 3 hybrids (Updated)

    2-in-1 hybrids have officially been a thing for a while now, thanks to Microsoft’s success with the Surface Pro 3 (and now Surface Pro 4). The Transformer 3 Pro is ASUS’ flagship hybrid device, and it is quite a stunning blend of both performance and design.

  • Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters

    Commuters will be charged through post-paid methods such as credit cards Singapore commuters might soon be able to ditch their MRT fare cards and/or rely less on EZ-Link cards. The Straits Times today reported that Singapore Technologies (ST) Electronics has plans to roll out a facial recognition system that will identify commuters passing through the gates and charge... The post Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters appeared first on e27.

  • Judge: Poker pro Ivey, pal broke gambling rules in $10M win

    A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an Atlantic City casino. U.S. District Court ...

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