Singapore, Indonesia Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Singapore, Indonesia. (Page 8)

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  1. More opting for fuss-free burial at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Straits Times

    He has spent more than three decades of his life navigating the sea and, when the time comes, Mr Ong Kai Cheng, 63, hopes he can do the same in death. "I do not wish to trouble my children by making them pray to me after my death," he said in Mandarin.

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  2. 5 Tools For Developing Your Business NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Forbes.com

    I'm a tech, social media and environmental addict. I've also written for many major publishers such as National Geographic, Technorati and The Huffington Post.

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  3. Dietary Linoleic Acid and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Circulation

    From the Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology , Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA; Department of Community Nutrition , Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine , National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Republic of Singapore; Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine and Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine , Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health , University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minnesota, MN.

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  4. China, Singapore launch direct currency tradingRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Hispanic Business

    The announcement was made during a series of meetings between senior officials from both countries, co-chaired by Chinese Vice Premier dollar. It will help reduce exchange costs for economic players and promote the use of each other' s currency in bilateral trade and investment, the People' s allowed direct trading of the yuan against the Euro.

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  5. JAKARTA: Indonesia's First Lady wants to be her own womanRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Asia News Network

    It takes a lot of confidence for a woman to stand alongside her spouse who is head of state, and a lot more to resist the pressure to change. Indonesia's First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo, 51, does not flaunt designer handbags or sunglasses, shuns make-up artists and likes to visit bird markets in her hometown Solo because of her bird-rearing hobby.

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  6. Alan Bollard wrangles APECRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    In his previous job, as Reserve Bank governor, Alan Bollard would walk to work most days through the Wellington Botanic Garden. It was, he says, "beautiful and de-stressing".

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  7. 8 things about Golden Bell Awards Best Lead Actor winner Christopher LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Straits Times

    Christopher Lee, 43, won the Best Lead Actor award at the prestigious Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan over the weekend. -- PHOTO: ST FILE Christopher Lee, 43, won the Best Lead Actor award at the prestigious Golden Bell Awards in Taiwan over the weekend.

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  8. Quantum effects bridge the gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Science, Industry and Business

    Plasmonic devices combine the 'super speed' of optics with the 'super small' of microelectronics. These devices exhibit quantum effects and show promise as possible ultrafast circuit elements, but current material processing limits this potential.

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  9. Indian Delegate Anshul Pachouri Participated in the World Bank Group...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | AndhraNews

    The World Bank Group hosted its second annual Youth Summit in partnership with United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth on October 7th 2014 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC. The summit was focused on discussing the issues surrounding youth engagement and participation pertaining to open government, transparency and accountability.

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  10. Singapore captures heart of tennis star Serena Williams with orchid named after herRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Straits Times

    Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & Second Minister for Ministry of Communications and Information, presents a bouqet of flowers to winner Serena Williams as Emeritus Senior Minister Gok Chok Tong and tennis legend Billie Jean King look on during the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore trophy presentation at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on OCt 26, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM Women's tennis star Serena Williams took home a trophy and more than $2 million for her win over Romanian Simona Halep in the Women's Tennis Association Finals in Singapore on Sunday, but an orchid named after her really captured her heart.

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  11. NUS Suzhou Research Institute establishes three new centresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The three centres will conduct research on China business management, innovation in social management and industrial economic research with Chinese characteristics. SUZHOU: The National University of Singapore will be establishing three new centres within the NUS Research Institute in China, it announced in a press release on Monday .

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    Sep 29, 2014 | ABC 27

    SINGAPORE - The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city. How quickly any case is detected - and the measures taken once it is - will determine whether the virus takes hold in a region where billions live in poverty and public health systems are often very weak.

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  13. WTA Finals: The best of Singapore in tweets and Instagram photos from tennis starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Straits Times

    Perhaps the only thing hotter than the weather in Singapore over the past week and a half was the tennis fever which swept through the Lion City. The inaugural BNP Paribas Woman's Tennis Association Finals ended here on Sunday, with top seed Serena Williams thrashing Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 to clinch the singles champion title.

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  14. Learn how MRT tunnels are built at LTA's roving exhibitionRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | The Straits Times

    Ever wondered how MRT tunnels are built? The Land Transport Authority is holding a number of rail road shows to give commuters an idea of what it takes to build those MRT tunnels that commuters travel through every day. On display will be a miniature version of the two-storey high, 50-tonne tunnel boring machine that grinds through rock and dirt to dig tunnels.

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  15. Ap Photos: Editor selections from AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 photo, Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures to the crowd during a street parade following his inauguration in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Achmad Ibraham, AP In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 photo, Sete Tamang, 20, avalanche survivor, waits to receive the bodies of his colleagues outside a morgue at Teaching Hospital in Katmandu, Nepal.

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  16. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | SFGate

    In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 photo, Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures to the crowd during a street parade following his inauguration in Jakarta, Indonesia. In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 photo, Sete Tamang, 20, avalanche survivor, waits to receive the bodies of his colleagues outside a morgue at Teaching Hospital in Katmandu, Nepal.

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  17. Singapore activists charged over park protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Al Jazeera

    Two Singaporean activists questioning the government's management of more than $200bn in pension funds have been charged with staging an illegal march at a venue designated for protests. Roy Ngerng Yi Ling, 33, and Han Hui Hui, 23, led a march on September 27 at Hong Lim Park, the only place in Singapore where protests are allowed, despite having only a permit to stage a rally at a fixed spot.

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  18. Avenged Sevenfold to play in Singapore next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    US rock band Avenged Sevenfold will play in Singapore at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa on Jan 25 next year. SINGAPORE: US rock band Avenged Sevenfold will play in Singapore at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa on Jan 25 next year, said concert organiser Live Nation Lushington in a media release on Monday .

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  19. SINGAPORE: Six protesters charged with public nuisance in S'poreRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | Asia News Network

    Six people, including activist Han Hui Hui and blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling, who took part in a Hong Lim Park protest last month which disrupted a charity carnival held in an adjacent lawn, were charged on Monday for public nuisance. Han, 23, and Ngerng, 33, were additionally charged with allegedly organising a demonstration without approval.

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  20. Poor Health Systems in Asia Cause for Ebola AlarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city. How quickly any case is detected-and the measures taken once it is-will determine whether the virus takes hold in a region where billions live in poverty and public health systems are often very weak.

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