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3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

LTA starts 3-month pilot programme for busking at MRT stations

Look out for music from buskers at these five MRT stations: Eunos, Bukit Batok, Jurong East, Raffles Place and City Hall.

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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Last 3 Thomson Line contracts awarded, says LTA

Contracts for the construction of Orchard, Marina South and Gardens by the Bay stations and tunnels were awarded at a total value of S$1.32 billion, the Land Transport Authority announced on Friday .

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12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Haze could return to Singapore in the later part of the year, say experts

Experts say hotspots in Sumatra are spreading and this could cause the haze to return to Singapore in September and October.

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15 hrs ago | RedOrbit

weight loss programs

Obesity is a problem in America and around the world. Obesity-caused illness have plagued healthcare systems worldwide.

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19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

CNB dismantles drug syndicate, arrests six suspects

A 41-year-old Singaporean male, suspected of heading a syndicate actively distributing heroin locally, was arrested with three other Singaporeans and two Malaysians in the bust.

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21 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Cardiac arrest? An IV to the leg could save you

SCDF paramedics will start inserting an intravenous drip via the marrow of the leg, instead of the usual method of going through the vein.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Medical News

Asia's first genetic test developed for identifying patients with corneal stromal dystrophy

A team of eye doctors and scientists from Singapore have developed Asia's first genetic test for identifying patients with a type of eye disease that affects the cornea called corneal stromal dystrophy which can lead to blurring and loss of vision.

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Business Times

Singapore gives five solar energy research teams S$14m in grants

FIVE solar energy research teams in Singapore have been awarded up to S$14 million in research grants under the third grant call of the Energy Innovation Research Programme - FIVE solar energy research teams in Singapore have been awarded up to S$14 million in research grants under the third grant call of the Energy Innovation Research Programme .

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Channelnewsasia.com

Four teens arrested for alleged motorcycle theft

The four teenagers, aged between 15 and 16, were arrested on Wednesday for suspected involvement in several cases of motorcycle theft.

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Sys-Con Media

Rethinking Service to Propel Singapore's Success as a Global Financial Hub

Organised by the National University of Singapore Business School's Centre for Asset Management Research and Investments , the Forum, themed 'Rethinking the Concept of Service in the Financial Services Industry', will be moderated by Professor Anthony Neoh, Dean's Visiting Professor at NUS Business School and former Chief Adviser to the China ... (more)

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Suria

Dakota Crescent set for redevelopment, residents to leave by end-2016

SINGAPORE: On Wednesday evening, the Housing Development Board issued notices stating that 17 blocks in Dakota Crescent, one of Singapore's oldest neighbourhoods, have been earmarked for redevelopment.

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Channelnewsasia.com

New Lorong Halus Jetty a boost for fish farmers

The jetty's location and surrounding infrastructure will enable fish farmers to easily load and unload their produce in Singapore's East.

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The Straits Times

' News In A Minute: July 24, 2014

*Businessman Eric Ding has been sentenced to three years jail for bribing three football match officials, the defence will appeal against both the conviction and sentence.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Four more Social Service Offices to open next year

SINGAPORE: Another four Social Service Offices will open by the middle of next year .

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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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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