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2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Father who allegedly left learning disabled son, 11, in Singapore could face extradition

Police sources believe the 45-year-old Hong Kong man, arrested at his home on Friday two days after the boy was found, could be extradited to Singapore to face trial if there is insufficient evidence to prosecute him in Hong Kong.

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6 hrs ago | Suria

No immediate redevelopment plans for...

The Housing and Development Board has revealed that there are no immediate redevelopment plans for Blocks 13 and 21 Old Airport Road in the Dakota Crescent area.

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8 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Looking for music inspiration in LA

Singapore singer-songwriter Renny Goh has never lived abroad nor has she been to the United States.

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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Top Creation Investments' Disposal Of Negeri Melaka Stake Delayed

Wednesday said the disposal of its stake in the Negeri Melaka project is set to complete later than had been anticipated.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Upgrades at 3 MRT stations to be completed by mid-2014: LTA

Work to ease congestion and improve accessibility at Clementi, Queenstown and Commonwealth stations started in 2012.

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The Straits Times

Four bag Singapore's top award for nurses

Two days after a woman died in hospital following a heart attack, her children waited at a ward to thank Ms Karen Koh for the help she had given.

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R & D

Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model

Inspired by the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass, collaborators from the University of Illinois and National University of Singapore improved a 35-year-old ecology model to better understand how species evolve over decades to millions of years.

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Detroit Free Press

Study finds humble bosses are best

The Tony Sopranos and Darth Vaders of popular culture are not the most effective CEOs in the real world, according to a new study from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

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ABS-CBN News

Richard Yap -- Photo by Karen Flores, ABS-CBNnews.com

MANILA Following the success of his Singaporean-Chinese restaurant Wangfu, "Be Careful with My Heart" star Richard Yap has opened another dining concept.

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The Straits Times

Potential dengue treatment safe for patients; further tests needed on dose and effectiveness

Researchers from the Singapore General Hospital and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore have found that Celgosivir, a potential dengue treatment, is generally safe for patients.

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The Washington Post

Haze Fines Win Indonesia's Support With Caveats: Southeast Asia

The incoming president of Indonesia, a holdout in Southeast Asia's pact to fight haze, is backing Singapore's plan to wield heftier fines against overseas polluters as long as sovereignty is respected.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Forest fires worsen in Riau and West Kalimantan

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency says forest fires are becoming uncontrolable in Riau and West Kalimantan provinces.

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Malaysia Chronicle

An eye for an eye in M'sia-S'pore causeway toll hike tussle

After Singapore recently announced that effective on August 1, the Vehicle Entry Permit fee for foreign-registered cars entering Singapore will be raised from S$20 to S$35 a day, while the Goods Vehicle Permit fee for foreign-registered goods vehicles will be raised from S$10 to S$40 a month, Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Mohamed Khaled Nordin proposed ... (more)

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The Straits Times

New River Safari Cruise Launched

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong together with his wife, Ho Ching and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office S. Iswaran enjoying a boat ride along the Amazon River Quest during the grand opening of the River Safari on 28 Feb 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Proportion of inter-ethnic marriages almost doubles over past decade

SingStat figures show that almost half of 3,865 inter-ethnic marriages involved a Chinese groom, while 13.1 per cent had a Caucasian groom and Chinese bride.

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Foreign Policy

The Social Laboratory

In October 2002, Peter Ho, the permanent secretary of defense for the tiny island city-state of Singapore, paid a visit to the offices of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency , the U.S. Defense Department's R&D outfit best known for developing the M16 rifle, stealth aircraft technology, and the Internet.

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The Straits Times

Heavy rain causes flash floods in Singapore

Staff from Liat Towers lift a drain cover outside the building to check on the water level of the Stamford Canal during a downpour on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Nepalnews.com

House has to endorse President, Vice President: Oli

Oli said this while speaking with journalists at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon his arrival from Singapore after a medical check-up on Tuesday.

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Forbes.com

Humble CEOs Are Best For Business, New Study Says

James Collins, author of the 2001 business classic Good to Great , likes to tell the story of Darwin E. Smith , the shy, reserved CEO of Kimberly-Clark for two decades until 1991.

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The Straits Times

5 things about wild boars in Singapore

About 80 wild boars in the Lower Peirce area have been culled by the authorities since 2012 to improve public safety and reduce damage to the area's vegetation.

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