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44 min ago | Suria

Singaporean jailed for 3 years in...

A Singaporean businessman was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday for providing prostitutes to three Lebanese football referees in an attempt to rig future matches.

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44 min ago | Suria

NUS will lower requirements for honours...

More students from the National University of Singapore will now be able to graduate with an honours degree.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Straits Times

NUS makes it easier for students in three faculties to qualify for honours

More than 80 or 90 per cent of students on four-year direct honours programmes at publicly-funded universities here graduate with honours or the equivalent.

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Channelnewsasia.com

More students to qualify for Honours Programme: NUS

The National University of Singapore on Thursday announced that it will lower the qualifying requirement for its Honours Programme for three faculties - Arts and Social Sciences, Science and Business - due to a better quality of students joining the varsity.

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Channelnewsasia.com

NEA to exhume 35,000 more graves in Choa Chu Kang

The deadline for those who wish to claim the remains of their next-of-kin buried in the affected section of the cemetery is July 31, 2016.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Going around the system to meet demand for maids

The average time it takes to recruit, train and process the documentation for a maid is about two months, but many employers are unwilling to wait.

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Forbes.com

John Lim See Real Returns With Li Ka-shing

Property tycoon John Lim quit worrying about having enough money in 2007. That was when ARA Asset Management went public and he cashed out part of his holdings as the company's cofounder.

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The Straits Times

New social media resource kit launched to help youth at risk

It is meant for schools and help groups in the youth sector, to guide them in speaking to youth at risk and their parents about the dangers of using social media, and protecting themselves online.

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Anna.aero

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Frequency is king of the LCC jungle. Lion Air operates nearly 90 city pairs, of which close to 40 routes are operated with at least triple daily level of service , including Jakarta to Bali .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Johor Media Club Gets Rm50,000 From State Government

JOHOR BAHARU, July 23 -- The Johor government has contributed RM50,000 to the Johor Media Club to carry out its activities.

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Medical News Today

Gene known as MED12 is altered in nearly 60 percent of fibroadenomas

A multi-disciplinary team of scientists from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, and Singapore General Hospital have made a seminal breakthrough in understanding the molecular basis of fibroadenoma, one of the most common breast tumours diagnosed in women.

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Channelnewsasia.com

First of new batch of Circle Line, North East Line trains delivered

The first of 24 new Circle Line and 18 new North East Line trains was delivered to Singapore, and will be tested before progressively put into service from mid-2015, the Land Transport Authority said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

Elaf Group offers tourist packages to Arab and foreign countries

Elaf Group of Companies is offering special travel packages and discounts to various Arabic-speaking and foreign countries during summer 2014, covering Australia, Austria, France, Switzerland, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, USA, Turkey, Greece, Germany, UAE, South Africa, Morocco and Italy.

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TIME.com

With the Election of Joko Widodo, Indonesia Writes a New Chapter

Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo gestures after delivering his victory address in Jakarta's port district of Sunda Kelapa on July 22, 2014.

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Time

With the Election of Joko Widodo, Indonesia Writes a New Chapter

Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo gestures after delivering his victory address in Jakarta's port district of Sunda Kelapa on July 22, 2014.

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Sun-Star

43 Mindanao projects up for biz matching with foreign investors

A TOTAL of 43 projects, amounting to P237.67 billion, in Mindanao have been sent to Philippine trade attaches in different countries for business matching with foreign investors.

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Medical Daily

Weight Loss Programs And Drugs Evaluated For Cost-Effectiveness: Which Came Out On Top?

Jenny Craig may help you lose more weight than Weight Watchers, but you'll also spend six times as much.

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R & D

Simple, low cost laser technique improves nanomaterials

The challenges faced by researchers in modifying properties of nanomaterials for application in devices may be addressed by a simple technique, thanks to recent innovative studies conducted by scientists from the National University of Singapore .

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Channelnewsasia.com

Cynthia Koh, Desmond Tan kick off new youth outreach programme

Actress Cynthia Koh, actor Desmond Tan and television host Dasmond Koh visited Tanglin Secondary School recently as part of MediaCorp Artiste Management's new youth outreach programme.

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ABS-CBN News

CebuPac, Tigerair create biggest network of flights from PH to Asia

Cebu Pacific and Tiger Airways Singapore have now created the biggest network of flights from the Philippines to the Asian region, as the two budget airlines implemented an interline agreement.

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