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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

How Singapore's presidents have been honoured

A new mosque, a leading think-tank and a professorship will be named after Singapore's first president Yusof Ishak to honour his contributions to the country, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at his National Day Rally on Sunday.

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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Zouk can stay at Jiak Kim Street until end of 2017 to give it time to find new place

The authorities confirmed on Thursday that they will give Zouk a one-year extension on its lease at Jiak Kim Street when it expires at the end of the year.

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5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Power fault causes NEL train service disruption

Free bus rides are made available for affected commuters and no fares will be charged for those exiting affected stations, says SBS Transit.

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9 hrs ago | The Star Online

Experts: Greater Singapore Sale required to beat competitors from other Asian cities

Big spenders: The growth in spending shows that Singapore remains an attractive shopping destination.

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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia's Widodo reiterates support for Jakarta monorail

Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo said the monorail is much needed for the capital.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore Night Festival returns this Friday

The theme for the seventh edition of the annual light extravaganza is "Bold and Beautiful" and organisers have promised the festival will be "louder and wilder" this year.

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19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Acute care hospitals to have patient discharge lounges

This move ensures hospitals have enough beds to meet the needs of the ageing population by moving patients for discharge to a separate location and freeing up beds.

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22 hrs ago | GPB.org

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

A crew of volunteer "aunties" weed and harvest basil at the ComCrop rooftop farm, set high above Singapore's Orchard Road.

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Yesterday | Bendigo Advertiser

War legend dies

LOCAL World War II legend Alf Maskell died last Friday, 69 years to the day that the war was declared over.

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Yesterday | Business Times

Phase 2 of Pulau Ubin micro-grid test-bed RFP launched

THE Energy Market Authority of Singapore on Wednesday announced the launch of a Request for Proposals under Phase 2 of the Pulau Ubin micro-grid test bed.

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Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

Novel Gene Predicts Both Breast Cancer Relapse and Response to Chemotherapy

A predictive marker discovered by scientists at A*STAR and NUS could help doctors classify breast cancer patients for more effective treatment Figure 1: Difference in DP103 levels in a healthy person and a breast cancer patient Singapore, Aug 20, 2014 - - Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Utusan Melayu's late founder: Meritocracy, multiracialism, modernism

As President of a newly-independent Singapore, Mr Yusof Ishak went down to the ground to reassure citizens stunned by their sudden ejection from Malaysia, rallying them to forge an inclusive multiracial society as part of their new national identity.

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CNN

Look East and Smart Nation

Today's column catch line is '' Bengal and Singapore Govt. to jointly set up 'Business Center' in Kolkata of India.'

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Channelnewsasia.com

Want to explore Marina Bay and its sights? Do it on two wheels

Tour operator GoGreen will launch its Marina Bay Segway tours on Tuesday, with prices starting from S$68 for a one-hour, 4-kilometre tour.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore's pioneering 'Accidental Diplomat' launches his memoirs

As one of Singapore's first-generation diplomats, Professor Maurice Baker played a pivotal role in helping Singapore establish itself on the global stage.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Religious Rehabilitation Group 'invaluable' in maintaining harmony: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the group's role is especially vital with the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq drawing foreign fighters from all over the world.

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Business Times

MCC Land tops 15 bids for site in Potong Pasir

A 99-year leasehold commercial and residental site next to Potong Pasir MRT station has attracted a whopping 15 bids.

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Channelnewsasia.com

SingTel LTE-Advanced network coverage crosses 50%

Existing smartphones will not be able to access the network though, so the telco will be launching a compatible device - the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+ - this Saturday .

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Suria

The fishball stick-ing point and the new...

SINGAPORE: A complaint by one of her residents led South West District Mayor Low Yen Ling to discover the difficulty of bridging certain inter-agency boundaries.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Man Detained, Drug Worth RM3.8 Million Seized

JOHOR BAHARU, Aug 19 -- Police crippled a drug smuggling syndicate in the city with the arrest of a man and seizure of drugs, worth RM3.8 million, in a house at Taman Bukit Jaya, Ulu Tiram here.

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