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 2018-04-19 21:00 

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 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Noble to let shareholders vote freely on restructuring proposal...

Noble Group will drop a provision from its restructuring proposal that has drawn criticism for attempting to treat shareholders differently, based on how they vote.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Plus-size brides get more gown choices...

NEW YORK On a recent Saturday, it was mayhem at RK Bridal in Manhattan. Brides lined up to try on dresses. Consultants ran around the shop, weighed down with alteration gear. Hovering mothers fussed over their daughters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Labour movement to boost its services with data analytics...

The labour movement has started a unit to gain insights into members' data so that it can better determine, for example, the best locations for setting up childcare, eldercare or training centres.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Discussion on new genetics-linked tech welcome...

The Bioethics Advisory Committee has to consider the dilemmas associated with a new technology which allows a child to be born without serious genetic defects, but with three genetic parents.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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ACS(I)'s Mikkel goes from grunt to two meet records...

When he stepped onto the starting block at the OCBC Aquatic Centre, Mikkel Lee would break the nervous silence among his competitors with a deep grunt.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Green the colour of money where property is concerned?...

Live near a park or trees blooming with flowers? Your HDB flat might fetch up to 3 per cent more, a study has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Live to 100? S'pore's rich adjusting plans to make wealth last...

Close to half of Singapore's millionaires expect to live to age 100, and this is driving significant changes to their spending, investing and legacy behaviour, a study by UBS has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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World Briefs: Syrian regime piles pressure on last rebels...

BEIRUT Syria was stepping up efforts to retake the opposition's last besieged enclaves yesterday, as rebels prepared to leave one and a newspaper reported an ultimatum against another.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Comfort buys London's Dial-a-Cab for $2.2m...

ComfortDelGro is expanding its British operations through a 1.2 million (S$2.2 million) acquisition of London taxi circuit operator Dial-a-Cab, the transport giant announced yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Abe makes no gains on trade in talks with Trump...

After two days of talks with President Donald Trump in Florida, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe headed home yesterday largely empty-handed on trade, but with significant gains in aligning the United States with his country's interests on North Kore...

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Experts field 'what if' questions on Malaysia GE...

If Malaysia's May 9 General Election fails to produce a clear winner, what will happen next?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Passenger trolled for live-streaming flight experience...

SAN FRANCISCO The first reaction of Southwest Airlines passenger Marty Martinez when an engine exploded on the plane on Tuesday was to live-stream what he feared might be his last minutes of life.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Keppel's Q1 profit up 34% on property gains...

Robust returns from its property unit turbo-charged earnings at Keppel Corporation in the first quarter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Venue for Trump-Kim summit still an open question...

WASHINGTON Of all the obstacles to the potential summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, just getting there could prove the most turbulent.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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What's News: April 20, 2018...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump remain at odds over trade issues, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, after two days of talks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Love at first sight for Prince Harry and Markle...

LONDON It was love at first sight for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who both quickly sensed their brief encounter on a blind date could blossom into something much, much bigger.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Chun Sing says NTUC will do job well even without him...

NTUC Secretary-General Chan Chun Sing said he is confident the labour movement will continue to carry out its plans well, even if he were to be moved to a new role in the upcoming Cabinet reshuffle.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Local tie-up snaps up Sembawang mall for $248m...

A joint venture comprising two local business groups is buying Sembawang Shopping Centre from CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT) for $248 million - almost the double the complex's latest valuation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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4 Indonesians rescued off Pedra Branca after jumping from boat...

Four Indonesians were rescued in the waters near Pedra Branca by Singapore's Police Coast Guard (PCG) and navy after the men jumped from a stalled motorised boat early yesterday morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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SIA ties up with S'pore F1 race for 2 more years...

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will continue as the title sponsor of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix for a further two years till the 2019 edition, the national carrier announced yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Happenings - Films...

Golden Village is teaming up with Disney to present an exclusive 10-film Marvel Movie Marathon. Starting with the Marvel Studios' The Avengers, the 27-hour movie marathon leads up to one of Singapore's first public screenings of the latest Marvel ...

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Impossible burgers go to Hong Kong...

Hong Kong is the first city outside the United States to serve the Impossible Burger.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Helping ex-offenders Score employment...

For many workers, the fast-changing labour market is a great concern. For prisoners re-entering society after years out of the job market, it poses an even greater challenge.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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N. Korean leader's wife gets title boost - First Lady...

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of First Lady in what analysts say is a major boost to her status ahead of back-to-back summits with South Korea and the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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P&G to buy Merck's consumer health unit for $5.5b...

FRANKFURT Procter & Gamble (P&G) has agreed to acquire Merck's consumer health unit for 3.4 billion (S$5.5 billion), giving it vitamin brands such as Seven Seas and greater exposure to Latin American and Asian markets.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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SIA-S'pore GP tie-up a win-win strategy, says analyst...

The Formula One Singapore Grand Prix will continue to ride on the wings of Singapore Airlines (SIA) for a further two years till the 2019 edition, the national carrier announced yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Go Ahead Quote Me...

When Darren and I broke up, I told her and I was really sad. The next day, I got a bouquet of flowers delivered and I said, 'What is this?' I bring the bouquet of flowers in and there's a note that says, 'I'm so sorry to hear you'r...

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Buskers are passionate artists honing their skills...

I read with alarm the letter by Miss Susan Tan (Do not allow busking as a day job; April 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Modi: Rape cases bring shame on India...

LONDON Hundreds of noisy protesters greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he arrived in London, demonstrating over a rising tide of sexual violence in India, including two brutal rapes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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EMA will continue to safeguard consumers' interests...

We thank Mr Tan Yi Han for his letter (EMA needs to be more involved in Open Electricity Market; April 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Wee Cho Yaw's son Ee Lim joins UOB board...

The son of United Overseas Bank (UOB) chairman emeritus Wee Cho Yaw has been appointed non-independent, non-executive director.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Sneeze leads man to lose control of car... and crash...

A 66-year-old man sneezed while driving and lost control of his car along Lorong 1 Toa Payoh yesterday afternoon. The car crashed into a road divider and the impact dislodged a lamp post, causing it to nearly topple over. Debris was strewn over two lanes ...

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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New scheme to cut food waste can be improved...

An initiative to sell fruits and vegetables that are close to their expiry dates at a lower price to help low-income families is commendable (Online shopping scheme to cut food waste on trial; April 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Cup line-up headache for United...

LONDON Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United have given him an FA Cup semi-final selection dilemma after their 2-0 win at Bournemouth in the Premier League on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Arts Picks...

Send a postcard to someone after viewing these exhibitions at the Singapore Philatelic Museum, which show why writing letters is a feast for the eyes and the soul.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Temasek Poly probing scuffle involving 3 students...

Temasek Polytechnic said yesterday that it is investigating a scuffle involving three first-year students - including one who was filmed in a tirade in a packed lecture theatre.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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5 questions on Malaysia's general election...

Q: What if the election has no clear winner? Barisan Nasional (BN) needs at least 112 of the 222 seats to form the government.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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What's Next: April 20, 2018...

North Korea's ruling party will hold a plenary session of its central committee today, ahead of the isolated state's planned summits with South Korea and the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Student says he surrendered decoy phone before exam...

In an attempt to throw off the invigilators, one of the students involved in the O-level cheating case surrendered a decoy phone at the examination centre before the start of five separate papers he took.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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COO ousted as shake-up continues at Deutsche Bank...

FRANKFURT The chaotic shake-up at Deutsche Bank has sent more aftershocks through the bank's top ranks as its chief operating officer was ousted and its head of investor relations quit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Heatwave changed Great Barrier Reef forever: Scientists...

SYDNEY Two years after a long-lasting undersea heatwave scalded large sections of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have now found that because so many corals died, much of the reef has likely been altered...

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Company Briefs: SLB Development...

The public tranche of property developer SLB Development's initial public offering (IPO) was about 20.6 times subscribed, ballot results yesterday showed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Objectifs award to support two photographers...

A new award by arts space Objectifs will provide two South-east Asian photographers with financial and professional support over six months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Schooling announces commercial tie-up with Dentsu...

Singapore's Olympic champion Joseph Schooling took another major step in his transition to life as a professional athlete by appointing Japanese agency Dentsu Sports Asia (DSA) as his latest commercial partner on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Cuba gets new president as Castro steps aside...

HAVANA Cuba marked the end of an era yesterday as Mr Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally elected as the country's new president, succeeding Mr Raul Castro and becoming the first non-Castro to lead the island in six decades.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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In-prison training gave him a leg-up...

For former inmate Desmond Koh, 39, in-prison job training helped turn his life around and even landed him a job before his release.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Restaurants mustn't charge for tap water...

The Ministry of Health's plan to install more water coolers in public places is an excellent step in the right direction (More water coolers in fight against diabetes; April 15).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

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Higher oil prices fuel rise of S'pore market...

Local shares rose for the third straight day yesterday, buoyed by higher oil prices and an upbeat assessment of the United States economy in a Federal Reserve report.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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