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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Great Egg-venture: Hunt for hand-painted giant eggs at Sentosa

Natalie Tan, five, Joey Ong, six, and Kimberly Tan, three, decorating Easter eggs and making bunny bottles at the Sentosa Easter festival celebrations.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, World News, Indonesia

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: S'pore banks, IT firms mull moves offshore amid manpower shortage

THE manpower shortage is forcing banks and IT firms to consider moving their middle and back-end functions offshore - a shift that could hit business parks that house these operations.

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Malaysia Chronicle

KL-S'Pore High Spreed Rail: Perils and promise

EXCITEMENT is high over the proposed Malaysia-Singapore high-speed railway . But, first, significant hurdles need to be overcome.

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The Straits Times

Much to regret in this sorry episode

Those who wonder why sensitivity radars failed over the misnaming of an Indonesian frigate - despite decades of close ties between neighbours - need look no farther than the flip-flop apology of Indonesia's armed forces commander, General Moeldoko.

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New York Post

The day in photos

A diver dressed as the Easter Bunny swims among sharks, rays and other species of fish in the Shipwreck habitat at the South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist attraction in Singapore.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Water Taxis for JB-S'pore?

HOW'S that an idea? We keep talking about grandiose cross-border projects like a new friendship bridge, high-speed train and even an MRT, but the obvious seems rather oblivious to our leaders.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

NCKU Professor's Research on Bike-Share System Published in 'Operations Research'

Dr. I-Lin Wang, Associate Professor at Department of Industrial & Information Management, National Cheng Kung University , southern Taiwan, has worked with researchers from Singapore and China to explore the decision-making in public bike sharing systems.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: Curb the anti-foreigner ranting

There's much to be said for the spirit of the Chingay Parade, well rooted after over 40 years, which inspires people to "celebrate together as one" the different cultures of Singapore and the world, as its organisers put it.

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Science Daily

Classifying cognitive styles across disciplines

Various fields have developed diverse approaches to understanding the way people process information.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Unmanned fire-fighting machines to lend SCDF officers a helping hand

Emergency responders face new operating challenges given the rapid development of extensive underground networks and complex mega structures in Singapore, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force .

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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APRIL 15: A hand painted "Humpty Dumpty" giant egg is seen at Sentosa on April 15, 2014 in Singapore.

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BayStreet.ca

Stunning Kallang Riverside Property Available May 1, 2014

The Brand new Kallang Riverside Condo properties will be available May 1st for those who want the best investment opportunity or to live luxuriously near the CBD area Singapore / ACCESSWIRE / April 16th, 2014 / Christina Tan, New Launch Property Realtor has announced the upcoming official property launch date for the Kallang Riverside Condo ... (more)

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The Straits Times

Thomson Jazz Club, one of Singapore's longest-lasting jazz institutions, turns 20

Jazz fan Eddie Chan started the Thomson Jazz Club to keep the big-band style of jazz music alive in Singapore.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

East Bali Cashews Ramps up Social Impact with Launch of Early Learning Center

East Bali Cashews , a social enterprise that is Bali's first large-scale, environmentally friendly cashew processing facility, opened an early learning center to offer children within the rural village of Desa Ban a comprehensive pre-elementary school education.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: High-speed railway perils and promise

Excitement is high over the proposed Malaysia-Singapore high- speed railway . But first, significant hurdles need to be overcome.

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Asia News Network

Bandar Malaysia key to high-speed rail link

Plans to build a much-anticipated high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will gather steam once the Malaysian government can get a 196ha Bandar Malaysia project off the ground as its main train station in the country.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Remove Johor Causeway or there is No Friendship - Dr M upset his 'crooked bridge' plan not revived

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today suggested the removal of the Johor Causeway in order to build the Friendship Bridge proposed by the government.

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Medgadget

Winners of Stanford Center on Longevity's Design Challenge Announced

The bowls are colored blue to add a visual contrast with the food within and their bottoms are slanted so the food naturally gathers together.

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Inman Real Estate News

Skyrocketing real estate prices trigger backlash against foreign buyers

Leading overseas real estate expert Andrew Batt has told Singapore TV there is a lot of money being invested in foreign property and it will go to those countries that make it easy for investors.

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Suria

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over...

Singapore on Wednesday welcomed an apology from Indonesia's military chief over the naming of a warship after two marines who staged a deadly bombing in the city-state in 1965.

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