• Fury, cargo questions surround sunken SKorea ferry

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Frustrated relatives of the scores of people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol held the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief overnight, angry about the pace of divers who have recovered 183 bodies so far but may have nearly 120 left to find in the…

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    • [Video] ‘Obsessed’ Releases Uncut 19+ Trailer with Song Seung Hun and Lim Ji Yeon

      Starring Song Seung Hun and Lim Ji Yeon, Obsessed released a new trailer ...

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      • Jet Li jokes about embezzlement accusations

        The action star jokingly asks for advice on how to split embezzled money

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        • I rode the Electric Kickscooter from Choa Chu Kang to Holland Village. Here’s what I found.

          Alternative urban mobility is a quickly growing market, and there’s a good reason why it’s still growing. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), about 120,000 people The post I rode the Electric Kickscooter from Choa Chu Kang to Holland Village. Here’s what I found. appeared first on Vulcan…

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          • Moyes left all at sea by scale of United job, says former coach

            (Reuters) - David Moyes lost his job as Manchester United manager because he ignored advice and failed to appreciate the scale of the job, said Rene Meulensteen, a former coach at the Premier League club. Moyes was sacked on Tuesday after a disastrous 10-month spell in charge, with United now…

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            • miss A’s Suzy Makes Donation to Ferry Victims

              It turns out that miss A′s Suzy donated 50 million won to the families ...

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              • Here's a clue of how big home price drop is going to be

                According to PropNex, prices in the CCR are expected to fall by another 2 to 3 percent in the next 3 quarters this year, with an estimated 4 to 5 percent decline in 4Q14 y-o-y due to the higher absolute quantum and larger unit sizes compared to homes in the other regions. For OCR, PropNex expects…

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                • Obama 'ate only half' the sushi course

                  Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday. Pictures showed the US president being served sake by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the counter of the…

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                  • Widow sues after insurance declines cancer cover after husband gets cancer

                    GEORGE TOWN, April 25 ― A widow is suing an insurance firm here for RM2 million after it declined to pay out on her husband’s policy against cancer when he was diagnosed with the disease six months...

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                    • I tendered my resignation without securing the next job. Here’s why I don’t mind.

                      I have committed a taboo – I have tendered my resignation without securing the next job. The reactions to the announcement were varied but they all pretty much hint at a deep sense of disapproval. “Why did you do that?” It was as if I had renounced my faith. “What are you going to do from now on?”…

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                      • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

                        By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. Captain Lee Joon-seok, 69,…

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                        • Did you know? In the Philippines, People Pay More for Slower Internet

                          Southeast Asia is a very interesting region. It is home to the world’s selfiest cities, most expensive city to live in, and even the most instagrammed building in the world. It is also home to countries with the fastest and slowest Internet connectivity. In a recent study by ASEAN DNA on Internet…

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                          • Man fined maximum $10,000 for animal cruelty after dog’s death

                            A man was handed the maximum fine for animal cruelty for the first time in Singapore on Thursday, after his eight-year-old emaciated dog died from negligence.

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                            • Looming supply to add more pressure on HDB resale prices

                              According to PropNex, over the next three years, 80,000 new BTO flats will be completed and keys handed over to buyers. And according to Minister Khaw, 18,000 households in the next 3 years will be moving to a BTO flat, thus they are required to sell off their existing flat within the 6 months.…

                              Singapore Business Review
                              • [Health Tip] Get Skinny Legs with Delicious, Low-Calories Rice Porridge

                                 [by Shin Na Young / translated by Chloe Yun] There are three idol stars especially recognized for Barbie doll legs: Soo Young of Girls’ Generation, HyunA of 4minute, and Kang Min Gyung of Davichi.  Girls’ Generation’s Soo Young’s slim, curvy body stands out among the nine beautiful members. Kang…

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                                • The 22 Most Miserable Countries In The World

                                  According to a analysis published by the...

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                                  • Bye Bye, Arp Geok Pao?

                                    Not many know this old Canto classic and it’s the end of the road for the folks behind it here…

                                    Makansutra
                                    • Malaysia to release MH370 report

                                      Malaysia will release a preliminary report next week on the disappearance of flight MH370, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, as his government battles criticism over the transparency of its investigation. "I have directed an internal investigation team of experts to look at the report, and there is…

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                                      • The Solution to Skin Aging: Blocking UV Rays

                                        [by Park Jin Jin / translated by Cho Suyoun] When you take a closer look ...

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                                        • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                                          ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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