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11 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Big Snub for Dr M: 'Johor won't budge on Friendship Bridge'

THE state government will not harp on the Causeway and crooked bridge issues when arriving to any decisions pertaining to the construction of the Malaysia-Singapore Friendship Bridge.

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21 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Sultan of Brunei on three-day visit to Singapore starting Monday

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his wife Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha will receive a ceremonial welcome at the Istana.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, Lee Hsien Loong

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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Related Topix: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, World News, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Lee Hsien Loong, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Channelnewsasia.com

Singaporeans should say 'no' to bigotry: Tan Chuan-Jin

Singaporeans should make a stand and say 'no' to bigotry, said Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin on Friday.

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The Straits Times

Details of regulatory framework for large dorms to be announced in a few months' time

Large dormitories in Singapore will come under a regulatory framework, and more details will be announced "in a few months' time", the Ministry of Manpower said on Friday.

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The Straits Times

Wider value to Singapore Day than dollars and cents

In the spirit of full disclosure, I was one of the 12,000 people who went for Singapore Day in London in 2009.

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The Straits Times

A new brand of heroism for young Singaporeans

IN A recent focus group discussion held by the Committee to Strengthen National Service, Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing said: "We can do everything well, but if we cannot settle this issue of why we are wearing the uniform...all the other things are meaningless."

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee sends condolences to S Korea president on ferry sinking

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has conveyed his condolences to South Korea's President Park Geun-hye on the sinking of the passenger ferry, the Sewol, off Byeongpung Island on April 16. Coast guard and navy divers search for passengers near a South Korean ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon, at sea some 20km off the island of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lee Hsien Loong, Park Geun-hye, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Southeast Asia

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: High-speed railway 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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Malaysia, Lee Hsien Loong, China, Asia,

Asia News Network

Bandar Malaysia key to high-speed rail link

Plans to build a much-anticipated high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will gather steam once the Malaysian government can get a 196ha Bandar Malaysia project off the ground as its main train station in the country.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Remove Johor Causeway or there is No Friendship - Dr M upset his 'crooked bridge' plan not revived

Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today suggested the removal of the Johor Causeway in order to build the Friendship Bridge proposed by the government.

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Suria

Parliament takes mid-term break to take...

It is a customary mid-term break for it to take stock of its work and let the government map out a new legislative programme.

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Related Topix: Lee Hsien Loong, Southeast Asia, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Straits Times

South Korea's Black Day celebrations for singles catch on in Singapore

South Korea's darkest day for singles descended on Singapore this week, but with mood that is more fun than sombre.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Life, Food, Dining

Suria

Continuing Education & Training campuses to be fully operational by H2 2014

SINGAPORE: The two national Continuing Education and Training campuses will be fully operational by the second half of this year, where they will be able to train some 50,000 workers annually.

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Malaysian National News Agency

The Proposed 'Friendship Bridge' Augurs Well For Iskandar Malaysia Development

The proposed 'friendship bridge' between Malaysia and Singapore will augur well for the rapid development of Iskandar Malaysia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Lee Hsien Loong

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

RSAF has robust air defence system to protect airspace: Ng Eng Hen

RSAF has a robust air defence system to monitor the skies and protect the sovereignty of the country's airspace.

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Emirates News Agency

Minister of Public Works and Singaporean Ambassador discuss cooperation

WAM ABU DHABI, 14th April, 2014 -- Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works and Umej Singh Bhatia, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore have discussed ways of enhancing joint cooperation between the U.A.E. and Singapore in the areas of infrastructure and housing.

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Suria

37% of foreign domestic workers get...

More than one in three or 37 per cent of foreign domestic workers enjoy a weekly rest day.

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The Straits Times

Outpouring of support for Colleen Turzynski who was looking for her Singapore family

A handful offered donations, hundreds left messages of support and thousands shared the article on Facebook.

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Suria

Measures in place to protect local PMEs

The Government will continue to help all Singaporeans including Professionals, Managers and Executives or PMEs be job ready through the education system, and Continuing Education and Training and employment facilitation programmes.

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