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 2015-09-01 10:23   

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  PAP, WP rallies approved for Wednesday: Police...[ + ]

The PAP and WP will hold rallies on Sep 2 at Tiong Bahru and Hougang, respectively....



 2015-09-01 10:19   

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  Dismal China factory numbers add to global gloom...[ + ]

European stock markets plunged at the opening, taking their lead from Asia where bourses lost ground....



 2015-09-01 10:17   

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  White supremacist convicted of killing 3 at Kansas Jewish centres...[ + ]

OLATHE (Kansas) - A white supremacist was convicted of capital murder yesterday (Aug 31) in the shooting deaths of three people a year ago at a Jewish community centre and an assisted living facility in suburban Kansas City. After a weeklong trial, jurors...



 2015-09-01 10:10   

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  Merkel says Europe has not yet managed to overcome crisis...[ + ]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Europe had not yet managed to finally overcome its debt crisis....



 2015-09-01 09:45   

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  China says Japan complaints about UN Ban's WW2 parade visit 'irritating'...[ + ]

China on Tuesday rebuffed as "irritating" complaints from Japan about the Beijing visit of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to watch a military parade marking the end of World War Two....



 2015-09-01 09:45   

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  China factory indexes ebb in new sign of economic weakness...[ + ]

HONG KONG - Chinese manufacturing showed further signs of weakness in August, adding to evidence of an inexorable slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy despite recent government efforts to support growth. Two factory activity indexes released Tuesday were...



 2015-09-01 09:41   

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  Outrage after three journalists killed in Philippines...[ + ]

The latest killings bring the number of journalists murdered since Aquino assumed office in 2010 to 29....



 2015-09-01 09:34   

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  Asia stocks extend losses after weak China data, Tokyo slumps...[ + ]

Asian stocks sank on Tuesday (Sep 1) after more data showed weakness in China's economy, while gold and the yen advanced as investors fled to safer assets....



 2015-09-01 09:25   

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  Gunmen kill two Yemeni militia leaders in Aden...[ + ]

Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes shot dead two leaders of the loyalist militia controlling the southern Yemeni port of Aden in separate attacks on Monday, officials said....



 2015-09-01 09:25   

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  Wales and Cyprus believe long wait can end...[ + ]

Wales and Cyprus have always finished among the also-rans in the qualifiers for the European Championship but when they meet in Nicosia on Thursday both will be hoping to take another step towards ending their long wait for a place in a major finals....



 2015-09-01 09:21   

Today Online

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  Justices deny bid to resist gay marriage in Kentucky...[ + ]

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court yesterday (Aug 31) refused to allow a county clerk in Kentucky who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds to continue to deny marriage licenses to all couples, gay or straight. In June, in Obergefell v. Hodges, th...



 2015-09-01 09:21   

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  SDP chief Chee to contest in Holland-Bukit Timah...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - After introducing its candidates last week, the Singapore Democratic Party finally revealed who it will field in Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency and Bukit Panjang Single Member Constituency at the Assumption Pathway Schoo...



 2015-09-01 09:15   

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  Asked about Trump, China says US people want good ties...[ + ]

China understands people in the United States have the right to say what they want, but most want good relations with China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, apparently dismissing repeated attacks by billionaire Donald Trump as "disturbances"....



 2015-09-01 09:15   

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  Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch...[ + ]

The Gear S2 will be officially released later this month during the IFA trade fair in Berlin....



 2015-09-01 09:05   

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  Satellite images show Islamic State destroyed major temple at Palmyra - UN...[ + ]

Satellite images have confirmed the destruction of the main building of a Roman-era temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra, a United Nations agency said, after activists said the hardline Islamic State group had targeted it....



 2015-09-01 09:04   

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  Romeo Tan shares his secret to success with ITE students...[ + ]

As part of outreach programme The Celebrity Stopover, former ITE student Romeo Tan spoke about how he went from being a poor student to one with a grade point average of 3.94, at a motivational talk attended by about 1,000 students at ITE College East on ...



 2015-09-01 09:03   

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  GE2015: All the contests, all the candidates...[ + ]

The coming hustings will see a total of 181 candidates stake their claim for a place in Parliament....



 2015-09-01 09:00   

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  Competition Commission of India accuses Google of abusing search dominance...[ + ]

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has accused Google Inc of abusing its dominant position in online search, people with knowledge of the matter said, which if proven could force the U.S. company to alter its practices in a key market or even pay a...



 2015-09-01 09:00   

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  Bukit Panjang murder: Woman charged over husband's killing...[ + ]

If convicted, 26-year-old Vivien Teoh Yi Wen could face death penalty for the murder of 33-year-old Gordon Yeo Han Tong....



 2015-09-01 08:55   

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  US presidential grandchildren tout Nationalist WWII bona fides on anniversary...[ + ]

Two grandchildren of World War Two-era U.S. presidents said the Chinese Nationalists' role in defeating Japan was as significant as the Communists in a rare joint appearance in Taiwan, as China launches its own high-profile parade marking the war's end....



 2015-09-01 08:55   

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  Aljunied GRC showdown looms, with no change in line-up...[ + ]

The Workers' Party team will meet the People's Action Party challengers, who will not include former Cabinet Minister Lim Boon Heng after allas he felt "we had a good team already....



 2015-09-01 08:51   

Channel NewsAsia

  Jeanette Aw returns to the stage in a 'darker' Beauty World...[ + ]

The actress will play Lulu the vindictive cabaret queen in the re-staging of the iconic play, which will begin its run at the Victoria Theatre from Nov 13....



 2015-09-01 08:50   

Channel NewsAsia

  Germany's Merkel says Spain is helping Europe emerge from crisis...[ + ]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised Spain's reform efforts on Tuesday, saying the country was helping Europe gradually recover from its crisis....



 2015-09-01 08:45   

Today Online

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  Obama makes urgent appeal in Alaska for climate change action...[ + ]

ANCHORAGE (Alaska) - President Barack Obama yesterday (Aug 31) issued a global call for urgent action to address climate change, declaring that the United States was partly to blame for what he called the defining challenge of the century and would rally ...



 2015-09-01 08:37   

Today Online

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  Most nations miss a goal for women in leadership...[ + ]

UNITED NATIONS - The corridors of the United Nations hummed yesterday (Aug 31) as hundreds of men, in polished wingtips and natty ties, arrived here for the annual conclave of lawmakers from around the world. By now, the other half of humanity was to be.....



 2015-09-01 08:36   

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  Thailand arrests second foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe...[ + ]

Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday....



 2015-09-01 08:35   

Channel NewsAsia

  Tale of two migrants shakes Italy...[ + ]

One migrant is reviled, suspected of killing an elderly couple in Sicily; another has been hailed as a hero, killed after trying to prevent an armed robbery at a supermarket in Naples....



 2015-09-01 08:35   

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  Springer, Samsung to partner in mobile media...[ + ]

Bild tabloid publisher Axel Springer and Korean electronics group Samsung announced a partnership in mobile media including news....



 2015-09-01 08:30   

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  Defender Mori joins Everton on five-year deal...[ + ]

Everton have signed defender Ramiro Mori from River Plate on a five-year deal for a fee of 9.5 million pounds (US$14.6 million), according to a statement on the Premier League club's website....



 2015-09-01 08:25   

Today Online

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  Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny in US girls death...[ + ]

BOSTON - A lawyer for an Irish nanny who was accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care and served more than two years in prison only to have a murder charge against her dropped yesterday (Aug 31) called the prosecution a "complete disgrace" and a "...



 2015-09-01 08:20   

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  Inter's Hernanes signs three-year deal with Juventus...[ + ]

Italian champions Juventus have signed midfielder Anderson Hernanes from Inter Milan on a three-year contract, for an initial fee of 11 million euros (8.07 million pounds) with another 2 million euros in potential add-ons....



 2015-09-01 08:15   

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  Euro zone factory growth eases in August despite modest price rises - PMI...[ + ]

Euro zone manufacturing growth eased last month, despite factories barely raising prices, adding to the European Central Bank's woes as it battles to spur expansion and inflation, a survey showed....



 2015-09-01 08:13   

Today Online

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  EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions...[ + ]

BRUSSELS - French and German leaders reminded other European countries yesterday (Aug 31) of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants crammed into a truck. An emergenc...



 2015-09-01 08:05   

Channel NewsAsia

  Kemen swaps Newcastle for Lyon after signing four-year deal...[ + ]

Newcastle United midfielder Olivier Kemen has joined Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyonnais on a four-year contract, according to a statement on the French club's website....



 2015-09-01 08:01   

Today Online

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  UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria destroyed...[ + ]

DAMASCUS - A satellite image yesterday (Aug 31) shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near ...



 2015-09-01 07:55   

Channel NewsAsia

  IMF's Lagarde sees weaker-than-expected global economic growth...[ + ]

Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, due to a slower recovery in advanced economies and a further slowdown in emerging nations....



 2015-09-01 07:54   

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  Suicide bomber kills six in NW Pakistan: Officials...[ + ]

The bombing took place in a town bordering Afghanistan, where the military has been battling Taliban and Islamist groups....



 2015-09-01 07:52   

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  DBS launches Australia operations, expands presence to 18 markets...[ + ]

With the launch of operations in Sydney, Singapore's DBS Bank has expanded its presence to 18 markets around the world....



 2015-09-01 07:50   

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  Hundreds of refugees arrive in Vienna, switch trains towards Germany ...[ + ]

Hundreds of refugees arriving from Hungary flooded into Vienna's western railway station on Monday and ran towards the next trains heading for Germany, a Reuters reporter said....



 2015-09-01 07:47   

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  We had to enter a 3-corner fight in MacPherson, say NSP leaders...[ + ]

The National Solidarity Party says it has spent the weeks before Nomination Day "regrouping" to prepare for the coming polls....



 2015-09-01 07:45   

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  Spain is best example that Europe is doing things right: Schaeuble...[ + ]

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that Spain's economic development showed that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well....



 2015-09-01 07:45   

Channel NewsAsia

  Ireland include Healy, Cave in World Cup squad, Trimble out...[ + ]

Ireland included injured prop Cian Healy in their 31-man Rugby World Cup squad on Monday while winger Andrew Trimble missed out as the Six Nations champions picked from a full strength panel loaded with depth....



 2015-09-01 07:45   

Today Online

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  Chinas Xi solidifies power with overhaul of military...[ + ]

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping will as soon as this month announce the most sweeping overhaul of the Chinese military in at least three decades, moving it closer to a US-style joint command structure, people familiar with the matter said. The blueprint wo...



 2015-09-01 07:40   

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  Shaky Japanese submarine pitch puts Australian industry offside...[ + ]

A Japanese consortium eyeing a AUS$50 billion (US$35.68 billion) contract to build submarines for Australia irked local suppliers by failing to share key information about its proposal or discuss specific collaboration possibilities during a visit last we...



 2015-09-01 07:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  Guam basking in dreamy start to World Cup qualifying...[ + ]

Ahead of what has been described as the biggest match in their history, the President of the Guam Football Association (GFA) says his team's overnight success has been a decade in the making....



 2015-09-01 07:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  Cautious Kompany expects Chelsea, Arsenal to bounce back...[ + ]

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany refuses to get carried away by his team's strong start to their Premier League campaign and expects usual contenders like Chelsea to bounce back after stuttering early in the season....



 2015-09-01 07:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  Three feared dead in violence in India's northeast...[ + ]

Tensions have been rising in India's Manipur state ahead of a vote on three bills aimed at giving more rights to indigenous groups....



 2015-09-01 07:20   

Channel NewsAsia

  China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepen...[ + ]

China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from South Korea tumbled by the most in six years in August, rattling Asian markets on Tuesday and reinforcing expectations that policymakers will need to ease policy further....



 2015-09-01 07:17   

Today Online

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  State Dept releases 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored...[ + ]

WASHINGTON - The State Department released roughly 7,000 pages of Ms Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails yesterday (Aug 31), including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now deemed classified. Department official...



 2015-09-01 07:10   

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  Calpers, Calstrs oppose joint CEO-chairman role at Bank of America...[ + ]

Two of America's biggest public pension funds have come together to oppose an amendment of bylaws at Bank of America Corp that would allow Brian Moynihan to continue as both chief executive and chairman of the No. 2 U.S. bank by assets....




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