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8 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Missing Singaporean Ferry Passenger Rescued By Fishing Vessel

A Singaporean female passenger who went missing while traveling on a ferry from Malaysia to Singapore has been rescued by a fishing vessel and is now in Batam.

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Yesterday | 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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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Cycling in Japan: Touring the city of Tokyo while surviving on budget meals

A group of Malaysians take their folding bikes on a tour of a fish market in Tokyo and temples in Kamakura, while surviving on budget meals.

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Business Times

From smart cities to start-up hubs

Singapore is on track towards being a successful start-up nation, but there are some hurdles to clear.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Heavy traffic towards JB at Woodlands Checkpoint

Traffic from Singapore towards Johor Bahru at Woodlands Checkpoint was heavy on Friday as travellers headed to Malaysia for the long weekend.

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Budget Travel

What To Eat In Singapore: Breakfast Under $5

Art + Culture, Food + Drink, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Markets and Bazaars, Nature Appreciation, Pop Culture and Travel, Shopping, Singapore, Singapore, Trip Ideas, Food + Drink, Girlfriend Getaways, Solo, Women's Travel This article was written by Sia Ling Xin, who travels and writes about it for Asiarooms.com , a blog and online ... (more)

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Channelnewsasia.com

Asian Civilisations Museum to undergo extensive renovations

The Asian Civilisations Museum will undergo extensive renovations, transforming it into a new exhibition space for important artefacts.

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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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Star Online

Speaking their minds: It is healthy for kids to have their own opinions

After the MH370 tragedy, IT auditor Kamal Kamari, 40, got each of his four children, aged 11 to 16, to "give a theory based on facts" on what happened to the Malaysia Airlines flight.

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The Straits Times

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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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

The 25,000km subsea system, which was unveiled in January 2014, will run from south east Asia to Africa and Europe through Egypt, connecting Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Djibouti, Qatar, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Italy and France.

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Switched

This Coffee Machine Forces You To Make Friends

When you haven't had your morning coffee yet, the last thing you probably feel like doing is making small talk with a stranger.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Offshore marine firm POSH raises $311 mln in Singapore IPO

PACC Offshore Services Holdings could raise at least S$388.27 million after pricing its initial public offering near the bottom of the pricing range indicated earlier, the company said on Thursday.

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ABC News

Does Australia make it hard for Chinese tourists to apply for a visa?

The recent trip to China by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Australian business leaders highlighted the importance of China to Australia's economy.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

Countries introduce gender-neutral policies for transgender community

An Indian transgender resident dances with others at an event to celebrate the Supreme Court judgement in Mumbai recognizing the "third-gender".

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Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnam In Global Top 10 For Overseas Remittances

The World Bank has announced Vietnam is among the top ten overseas remittance recipients in the world, receiving US$11 billion last year.

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Business Times

China firm buys Danga Bay land...

Shrugging off concerns of a softer property market and looming oversupply, China's Greenland Group yesterday inked an agreement with Iskandar Waterfront Holdings to acquire 13.96 acres of land in Danga Bay for RM600 million or nearly RM987 per square foot SHRUGGING off concerns of a softer property market and looming oversupply, China's Greenland ... (more)

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EHotelier Global Hospitality News

APAC hotel investment volumes hit record high in 2013

Asia Pacific hotel investment volumes reached a historic record high in 2013, with a total of 143 transactions worth US$13.4 billion of sales transacted.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Turkey Interested In Top-Level Talks With Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, April 16 -- Turkey wants to hold a top-level dialogue as soon as possible with the Dominican Republic, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who is on an official visit, said.

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Forbes.com

Defining The Six Tiger Countries Of Southeast Asia: Workforce...

If you have ever had the opportunity to travel to Southeast Asia, most likely you have come to appreciate that the 10 countries grouped under the "Southeast Asia" banner are more notable for their diversity than their similarities.

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