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2 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Second City, Bullet Train To Help Ease Klang Valley Congestion

By Zairina Zainudin PETALING JAYA, Aug 29 -- Building a second city and a bullet train system to solve the congestion problems in the Klang Valley were among the ideas raised at the just-concluded 17th National Housing and Property Summit 2014.

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4 hrs ago | The Star Online

Minimum price for Umrah package

KUALA LUMPUR: The minimum price of an umrah package has been fixed at RM4,900 and this will take effect by the middle of next year.

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6 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Straco Corp inks deal to buy Singapore Flyer for $140 million

The acquisition "represents an expansion of the group's core tourism related business," Straco told the Singapore Exchange on Thursday.

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8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

New programming chief at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center talks about grand opening

Work continues this month on the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. It's scheduled to open this November.

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12 hrs ago | Lynn News

Chorus of thanks for Creakes festival directors

Fr. Clive Wylie with Simon Rowland-Jones Barry Cheeseman and Marianne Johnson who has also been involved with the festival from the start MLNF14PB08310 ANL-140827-175607001 Music lovers used subterfuge to thank two men who helped establish the North Norfolk Music Festival as a major event in the classical calendar.

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16 hrs ago | Journalism.co.uk

Chief Editor - Japan, Goal.com - Perform

Goal Chief Editor Japan will have an important role to the growth of the website in the Asia Pacific.

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19 hrs ago | The Straits Times

New era of self-driving cars will transform cities

The Shared Computer Operated Transport - or Scot - car that is being test- driven at the National University of Singapore campus since January.

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21 hrs ago | TechEBlog

A Fascinating Look at the 5 Tallest Buildings in the World

The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world, topping out at 452m .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Tourists at a restaurant in the Mekong Delta's Can Tho City. Photo: Phu Sa Loc

Relevant agencies are seeking central government approval to waive tourist visa requirements for France, Germany, the UK, Spain, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, India and Canada.

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Bangkok Post

Priceza taps Southeast Asia

Priceza.com, Thailand's leading price comparison shopping website, is beefing up its footprint in Southeast Asia to capitalise on the fast-growing regional e-commerce market.

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The Straits Times

Revamped clinic appointments systems make booking easy for patients

Health-care institutions such as the Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore have revamped the appointments system at their specialist outpatient clinics.

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South China Morning Post

Airline Hong Kong Express criticised after scrapping Kota Kinabalu flights

Hong Kong Express has come under fire over its handling of inquiries about its decision to scrap services to Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Struggling tenants pin hopes on possible new owner for Singapore Flyer

SINGAPORE: It has been more than a year since the Singapore Flyer was placed under receivership.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Agrobazaar Promotes Malaysian Products, Launchpad To Access New International Market - Najib

By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah SINGAPORE, Aug 27 -- The agrobazaar, a permanent platform for Malaysia's products in another country, will help provide a platform to bring more products direct from farms to promote Malaysian products.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Wide Opportunities To Invest In Indonesia's Samosir's Hospitality Industry

The investment opportunities in the hospitality industry in Samosir island district, North Sumatra, are still wide open for both domestic and foreign investors, noted Samosir District Head Mangindar Simbolon.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

LTA, A*STAR agree to collaborate on Autonomous Vehicle research

The five-year Memorandum of Understanding will provide a joint platform to oversee and manage research and development, and test-bed AV technology, applications and solutions for industry partners and stakeholders.

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News from around the Asia Pacific region, Aug 27.

Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Banyan Tree's Ho Kwon Ping on Asian integrated resorts, Park Lane Jakarta joins Worldhotels and more... Ho Kwon Ping Gives Insights on Integrated Resorts in Asia Executive chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, Ho Kwon Ping shares his observations that many countries such as ... (more)

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Jalopnik

Malaysia Airlines Is Hemorrhaging Money, Flying Nearly Empty Planes

Malaysia Airlines is still flying through turbulent skies, and reeling from two tragic plane crashes within a span of only 4.5 months.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesia Evaluating Partners To Develop Sukhoi Simulator

Indonesia is currently finalising initial plans to build a Sukhoi simulator by evaluating the list of countries, which may be involved in the project, Deputy Defence Minister Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin noted.

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Korea Herald

Comedy contest to hit Itaewon

Game for a laugh? Comics from Korea and overseas will be testing their mettle this weekend.

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