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3 hrs ago | The Star Online

New Yorker has many reasons to stay in Malaysia

Helfman with 'The Borneo Incident'cast members and villagers of the Ukum Longhouse in Batang Ai, Sarawak.-filepic WHEN New Yorker Michael Helfman first arrived in Malaysia, the atmosphere along the road flanked with palm trees outside KLIA reminded him of Florida in the United States.

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8 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

Laureen Harper stands in patriotic shoes next to Canadian Rangers as she and her husband Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrive in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories.

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9 hrs ago | The Star Online

Penang's growing pains

Rising volume: Heavy traffic and large crowds outside the Air Itam market. Can Penang Island's already clogged-up roads cope with thousands more people, and vehicles, when new housing projects are ready? The 'good' problem of a city's growth brings with it the inevitable increasing density and traffic congestion an urgent issue that must be ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Art Daily

Ode To Art presents 'The Lightness of Sightseeing' by Deng Cheng Wen

Art gallery Ode To Art brings paintings, sculptures, photography and installation art by global artists to Singapore.

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17 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Rayani Air To Begin Three-Weekly Flights From Melaka Next Year

Rayani Air, a new airline base in Melaka, will begin three-weekly flights to five domestic destinations from its hub at the Melaka International Airport in Batu Berendam here from January 2015.

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21 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

India's Homemade Food Crisis

India will not have enough arable land, irrigation, or energy to provide enough nutritious food to India's future 1.7 billion people if 35-40% of food output is left to rot.

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Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

Flying on empty: Can Malaysia Airlines survive?

"I'M so scared, I just want to get off this plane." The 26-year-old Australian woman at the centre of a Malaysia Airlines sexual assault allegation has spoken out.

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Yesterday | Suria

Changi Airport saw 4.6 million passenger...

Changi Airport handled 4.58 million passengers in July, one per cent more compared to the same period last year.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Majority of Americans say they would vacation without staying connected.

A new global survey found that only 35 percent of American travelers are unwilling to ditch their devices while on vacation, while travelers from Thailand were found to be the least prepared to give up their mobile technology, with a staggering 85 percent of Thai travelers saying they'd be unwilling to do so.

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Business Times

Luxury watch sales seen picking up in H2

Local sales of luxury timepieces are likely to repeat last year's pattern: down in the first half and up in the second [SINGAPORE] Local sales of luxury timepieces are likely to repeat last year's pattern: down in the first half and up in the second.

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Central Western Daily

Savings in the Spotlight as customers flood into new store

HAPPY DAYS:Spotlight Orange store manager Ricky Puata and Spotlight general manager Roy Sammartino say they have been overwhelmed by the positive response to the Orange store's opening.

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Malaysian National News Agency

MH17: Two More MH17 Victims Identified

From : Mohd Faizal Hassan AMSTERDAM, Aug 21 -- Two more Malaysian victims of the MH17 tragedy were identified on Wednesday, one a passenger and the other a crew member.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Growing Demand For Malaysian Handicraft, Food In Foreign Markets

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 -- The local handicraft and food sectors have great potential for expansion in international and local markets as a result of growing number of tourists visiting the country.

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Marine News

'Double Jeopardy - Trial by Media, Trial by Law' London Opening

BIMCO notes that the highly acclaimed "Double Jeopardy - trial by media, trial by law" first showcased at the BIMCO AGM in Dubai earlier this year is to be brought to the stage in a London theatre production on 3 November.

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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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asia News Network

MH17: - Let's all pay our last respects'

All Malaysians have been asked to join hands and show their respect for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 by observing a minute of silence when the remains of the first 20 victims come home tomorrow.

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The Star Online

Experts: Greater Singapore Sale required to beat competitors from other Asian cities

Big spenders: The growth in spending shows that Singapore remains an attractive shopping destination.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Brazilian Embassy casts doubt on authenticity of EcoHouse letters

The documents included letters with what appeared to be letterheads of state-owned bank Caixa Economica Federal and the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

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Big News Network.com

London world's most influential global city for 2014: Forbes

An analysis by Forbes magazine has revealed that London is the most influential city of the world for 2014, despite Britain coming second in the world power list.

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Forbes.com

The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia 2014

I got my start in journalism covering business news at The Straits Times in Singapore, reporting on entrepreneurship, macroeconomics and insurance in the country and beyond.

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