Straits Times

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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

MH370: Search could shift to new phase soon

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 will have to move into a new phase if an unmanned submarine fails to find wreckage within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said, but he insisted that the search will not be called off.Malaysia's ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigeria's economic rise shaken by terror

Nigeria, rich in oil and Africa's most populous country, is seen as an emerging economic giant.But after Monday's massive bombing at a bus station a few kilometres from the seat of government in Abuja by the Islamist group Boko Haram, that might be d ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Naming of ship is ‘final decision’

Indonesia's armed forces chief said it was incorrectly reported that he had made an apology.This comes after it was reported he had apologised over the naming of a navy frigate after two Indonesian marines behind a 1965 bombing in Singapore.General Moeldoko ... [Published Asiaone - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Food Picks: Click for cheesecake

The new online cheesecake venture Cat & The Fiddle by Daniel Tay, formerly of Bakerzin, is just the thing for busy folk.First, it's convenient. You can place your order online at any time of the day or night for delivery the following day.Second, it's ... [Published SoShiok - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Educators urged to push frontiers of learning

During her decade at Millennia Institute, Madam Siti Zubaidah Abdullah has constantly tried to whet her students' appetite for business management.For instance, she will take them to the shops around the school's neighbourhood."There are bakeries, small ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

LKY fund to sponsor five more bilingualism projects

A movie about a boy learning Chinese opera, a weekly Tamil publication and Chinese nursery rhymes are among the five latest projects sponsored by the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism.The fund, which was set up by former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew in ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

CEO cites divorce in bid to free assets

An executive caught up in the scandal over last October's penny stock crash has invoked a divorce court order to try to free up two Singapore properties frozen by creditors.Ms Quah Su-Ling, chief executive of Ipco International, wants the High Court to ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Marine oil cheat gets jail for $153k scam

A chief engineer of an oil tanker was yesterday sentenced to 18 months' jail for dishonestly misappropriating 200 tonnes of marine fuel oil worth about US$125,400 (S$153,359 at the time of the offence).Greek national Pittis Stavros' bail was doubled to ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Couple drops suit against developer over penthouse size

A couple who sued an executive condominium (EC) developer for more than $1 million , claiming they were misled into buying a penthouse which was smaller than they believed, have dropped the lawsuit.The developer, Grand Isle Holdings, a subsidiary of City ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Philippine Independence Day Event: A question of fairness

Once again, xenophobia has reared its ugly head ("Organisers of Philippine event targeted"; yesterday).In every society, there are black sheep, and Singapore is no exception.It is inappropriate for some Singaporeans to harass the organisers of a carnival ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Ng welcomes apology over naming of ship

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen yesterday welcomed the apology from Indonesia's armed forces commander over the naming of a warship after two marines guilty of the 1965 MacDonald House bombing.The incident in Orchard Road during the period of Konfrontasi ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Shares open lower on Bursa

Trading on Bursa Malaysia was weaker in early session today, weighed down by losses led by the finance index.  At 9.13am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 2.71 points easier at 1,847.83. On the regional markets, Japan's Nikkei 225 ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Business - Apr 18 2014]

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"It not only can be deployed in places where you need a lot of power to mitigate the fire situation, but at the same time it also gives us tremendous firefighting capability without compromising the safety of our officers" said Mr Masagos
"Every suicide is as different and as unique as the people themselves," said Gen Chiarelli in testimony in the US Senate. "And the reality is there is no one reason a person decides to commit suicide. That decision reflects a complex combination of factors and events."
"I was appalled to read about those who harassed the organizers of the Philippine Independence Day celebrations, and spammed their Facebook page. They are a disgrace to Singapore" said Lee

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Missing MH370: 50 family members return to China [Published Asiaone - 17 hours ago]
Disabled teenager takes centre stage and plays... [Published thestar.com.my - 17 hours ago]
Karpal, my hometown hero [Published Asiaone - 17 hours ago]
Award for bus captain who drives with a smile [Published Asiaone - 18 hours ago]
Naming of ship is ‘final decision’ [Published Asiaone - 21 hours ago]
Food Picks: Dim sum delights in Changi [Published SoShiok - 22 hours ago]
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Food Picks: Crystal Jade goes Vietnamese [Published SoShiok - 22 hours ago]
LKY fund to sponsor five more bilingualism proj... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Educators urged to push frontiers of learning [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Malaysian tycoon launches biggest IPO here this... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Lemon law 'takes priority over any opt-out action' [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
'Ulu' place now a leisure haven [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
CEO cites divorce in bid to free assets [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Marine oil cheat gets jail for $153k scam [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Couple drops suit against developer over pentho... [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Cleaner pleads guilty to fatal stabbing [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
Maid's age an issue, says defence counsel [Published Asiaone - Apr 19 2014]
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Shares open lower on Bursa [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 18 2014]
Trading on Bursa Malaysia was weaker in early session today, weighed down by losses led by the finance index. At 9.13am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 2.71 points easier at 1,847.83.On the regional markets, Japan's Nikkei 225 added ...
KL shares open higher on renewed buying interest [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 17 2014]
Share prices on Bursa Malaysia opened higher today on renewed buying interest in the local market.   At 9.05 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 2.90 points better at 1,848.27 after opening 2.03 points higher at 1,847.4. Regional ...
MH370 co-pilot made mid-air phone call: Report ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 15 2014]
A crew member looks out an observation window aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P3 Orion maritime search aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on Friday. Photo: ...
MH370 co-pilot made mid-air phone call: Report ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 14 2014]
A crew member looks out an observation window aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P3 Orion maritime search aircraft as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on Friday. Photo: ...
Singapore shares close at 1-week high on improv... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 14 2014]
Singapore stocks advanced today, while most other regional markets fell, helped by a central bank forecast of a moderate economic rebound for the city state, and Indonesian equities picked up after a post-election slump.The Straits Times Index bounced ...
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