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10 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

80-year-old man charged with murder

SINGAPORE: An 80-year-old man was charged on Friday morning with the murder of a woman, 54, whose bloodied body was found in a Tampines flat on Thursday.

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10 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Man, 80, arrested over murder of daughter-in-law

Undertakers and policemen removing the body found at Block 440 Tampines Street 43 as passerbys and mourners look on.

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1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

98 arrested in drug bust, including 7 youths suspected of cannabis abuse

The seven youths arrested are Singaporeans aged between 19 and 26. Two of them are also being investigated for drug trafficking.

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3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Legal firms link up in ASEAN to meet growing demand

As global businesses increasingly look to tap growth in Southeast Asia, law firms in Singapore are stepping up their game to meet the growing demand for legal services for cross-border transactions.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Straits Times

Explore the hidden depths of Singapore's waters

The jetty at Pulau Hantu Kechil. The seas of Singapore are teeming with aquatic life, contrary to the popular belief that there is a lack of biodiversity in the country's waters.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Options available to elderly to monetise their flats

This means these seniors have the option to sublet or 'right size' to monetise their flat.

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The Star Online

Made in Batam: Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

The famous feline may be an American creation but its TV series is being made on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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Channelnewsasia.com

At least four vehicles catch fire across Singapore

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force had a busy day on Thursday , tending to a rash of vehicle fires.

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Suria

SLA conducting feasibility study to...

The Singapore Land Authority is conducting a feasibility study to expand the range of interim use for the former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Former Bank of Japan governor joins NUS Business School

Mr Masaaki Shirakawa will join the former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, as one of two Distinguished Visiting Fellows at NUS Business School this year.

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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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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Science Daily

Novel gene predicts both breast cancer relapse, response to chemotherapy

Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy, through the identification of a unique gene.

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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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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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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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WGBH

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif., - the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C. Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island-state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from some 35 countries.

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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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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: Greater Singapore Sale must stay ahead of competition

The Great Singapore Sale this year has done well with double-digit growth in spending, but retail experts and shoppers say that the annual sale has to be bigger, broader and even more value-for-money to stay ahead of competition from other cities in the region.

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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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