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2 hrs ago | Suria

Nortpoint City to transform Nee Soon...

A new integrated development will spring up in Nee Soon in 2018. NorthPoint City, which will be developed by Frasers Centrepoint, was unveiled at an exhibition launched today by Minister for Law and Foreign Affairs, K Shanmugam.

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6 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Gigs Picks: Renny Goh, The Music Market and DJ Mat Zo

Home-grown pop singer-songwriter Renny Goh, a prominent face in the live music bar circuit, holds a farewell solo concert on Sunday before she flies off to Los Angeles to pursue a degree in music.

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10 hrs ago | Medical News

Common herbal-based anti-malarial drug can be used to control asthma, shows study

Asthmatic patients may soon have a more effective way to control the condition, thanks to a new pharmacological discovery by researchers from the National University of Singapore .

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14 hrs ago | Suria

New Addition to North-South Line:...

There's to be a new station on the North-South Line. The Land Transport Authority, LTA, says works on the elevated MRT station will start in mid-2015 and are expected to be completed in 2019.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Panasonic Contributes to Singapore's Self-Sufficiency Level of...

Factory Solutions Asia Pacific announced today its pilot commercial supply of locally-harvested vegetables to Japanese restaurant, Ootoya.

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Business Times

Singapore develops first genetic test kit for kidney cancer

According to IBN Executive Director Professor Jackie Y. Ying, "By combining our expertise in molecular diagnostics and cancer research, we have developed the first genetic test to help doctors prescribe the appropriate treatment for kidney cancer patients based on their tumor profile" THE first molecular test kit in the world that can predict ... (more)

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The Age

'Great man' Xi Jinping undertakes great gamble in Zhou Yongkang's ouster, wider purge

Beijing: The notion that corruption has been rotting the Communist Party from within - and threatening its very existence - is not altogether new.

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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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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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Science Daily

Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model

Inspired by the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass, researchers have improved a 35-year-old ecology model to better understand how species evolve over decades to millions of years.

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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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Business Times

Major gaps in Singapore-listed firms' sustainability reporting

WHILE Singapore-listed companies have made strides in their communication on sustainability efforts, major gaps still need to be addressed.

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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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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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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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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

Channelnewsasia.com

Launching this Friday: New River Safari Cruise

SINGAPORE: From Friday, Aug 1, the newest attraction at the River Safari will see visitors go on a nature cruise on Upper Seletar Reservoir, one of Singapore's largest water catchment areas.

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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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