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A Vancouver School Board survey has found the high cost of housing is the major reason parents are pulling their kids out of the city's schools.
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The Government will provide monetary assistance to Singaporeans who need help with their medical expenses should they fall ill from the haze, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Thursday.
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A 32-year-old Pennsylvania man with Down syndrome was so severely neglected by his family that his body was covered in scabies and he weighed just 69 pounds when he died, police said in charging his mother and two... A 32-year-old Pennsylvania man with Down syndrome was so severely neglected by his family that his body was covered in scabies and he ... (more)
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New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had a connection to a homicide victim found in an industrial park near the athlete's home, but family members and officials aren't commenting on the nature of... New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had a connection to a homicide victim found in an industrial park near the athlete's home, but ... (more)
A high-level delegation led by the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana GusmA o, has returned to Dili after official visits to near neighbours, Singapore and the Philippines.
Singapore endured its worst day of haze yesterday as air quality surged into hazardous territory for the first time, prompting government agencies to reach for contingency measures.
WAM FUJAIRAH, June 19th, 2013 -- H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, has received in his office at the Emiri Court, the Sudanese Ambassador to the UAE, Ahmed Sadeeq Abdul Hai, who paid a courtesy visit at the end of his tenure in the country.
Rental increases will now be waived for two years for those whose incomes cross a $800 a month threshold, said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan in a blog post on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Singaporeans can and must do their best to help the poor, to express concern for fellow citizens and to make sure needy families are not left behind.
Singapore's first liberal arts college will open in August with 157 students, seven more than the originally planned intake.
THE second victim of this year's dengue epidemic was cremated on Monday at Mandai Crematorium, a day after he died in Tan Tock Seng Hospital .
Local residents were once again treated to the sights and sounds of fighter jets soaring in the sky above Happy Valley - Goose Bay as the Belgian Air Force stopped at 5 Wing, for a two-day layover on May 21. The nine F-16 fighter jets, two United States Air Force KC-10 refuelling tankers, and two BAF C-130 Hercules were at 5 Wing for a stop enroute ... (more)