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 2014-04-18 16:02   

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  Cabbie involved in East Coast Rd restaurant crash suspended.....[C]

SINGAPORE – A cabbie whose taxi crashed into a restaurant along East Coast Road last night (April 17) has been suspended. The taxi had ploughed into the outdoor area of Georges Mad Bar & Grill after being involved in an accident with another..........



 2014-04-18 15:56   

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  Boat capsizes in Indonesia; 7 dead.....[C]

KUPANG (Indonesia) – A boat loaded with people in a Good Friday procession capsized in high waves off eastern Indonesia, leaving dozens of people missing and at least seven dead, police said. Rescuers and fishermen saved 30 injured people who were rushe.......



 2014-04-18 15:45   

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  Singaporeans should say no to bigotry: Tan Chuan-Jin.....[C]

SINGAPORE – Singaporeans should make a stand and say no to bigotry, said Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin today (April 18), referring to a recent article about Filipinos being targeted online for planning to celebrate their independence day in.......



 2014-04-18 15:33   

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  Foreigner dies of MERS in Saudi Arabia, bringing death toll to 73.....[C]

A foreigner has died after she contracted MERS in the Saudi capital, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73........



 2014-04-18 15:31   

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  Football: Rodgers hopes Liverpool can ride wave of emotion.....[C]

Brendan Rodgers believes his Liverpool side can harness the emotions swirling around Anfield as the club looks to win its first English title of the Premier League era........



 2014-04-18 15:27   

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  Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for S Korea ferry captain.....[C]

SEOUL – Prosecutors say they have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. Prosecutors said today (April 18) that they have also requested arrest.......



 2014-04-18 15:19   

Channel NewsAsia

  Most Singaporeans not keen to manage funeral services.....[C]

Most funeral directors and their staff are between 50 and 60 years old, and they are facing the pressing challenge of attracting young people into a business that's often seen as old and morbid. .......



 2014-04-18 15:18   

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  Number of halal certificates issued up 12.5% in 2013.....[C]

The number of halal certificates issued by Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) increased by 12.5 per cent last year compared to the previous year........



 2014-04-18 15:15   

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  Christians in Singapore observe Good Friday.....[C]

At Novena Church along Thomson Road, churchgoers watched a Passion Play -- a dramatisation of the Passion of Christ. It is a series of events leading to Jesus' crucifixion........



 2014-04-18 15:10   

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  Strong quake rattles Mexico City.....[C]

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Friday, swaying buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street as power went out, authorities said........



 2014-04-18 15:04   

Today Online

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  MH370: Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane.....[C]

PERTH – An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner has dived to its deepest ever level, putting its equipment at unprecedented risk, as hopes dwindled that it might soon turn up some sign of wreckage. The United.......



 2014-04-18 14:59   

Today Online

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  12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest.....[C]

KATMANDU – An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early today (April 18), killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The Sherpa guides had gone early in the..........



 2014-04-18 14:50   

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  7.0-magnitude quake rattles Mexico City.....[C]

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake rattled Mexico City on Friday, swaying buildings, shattering windows and prompting people to rush into the street, authorities said........



 2014-04-18 14:36   

Today Online

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  East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal.....[C]

KIEV/SLAVIANSK – Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine today (April 18), saying they needed more assurances about their security before they comply with an international deal ordering them to disarm. The..........



 2014-04-18 14:22   

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  Football: Liverpool trio in awards shortlist.....[C]

Luis Suarez was one of three Liverpool players nominated on Friday for England's Professional Footballers' Association player of the year award........



 2014-04-18 14:22   

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  Turkey president rules out Russia-style job swap.....[C]

Turkish President Abdullah Gul ruled out on Friday a Russia-style job swap with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan but said he had no firm plans yet for his political future........



 2014-04-18 14:15   

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  Dutch man arrested in Amanda Todd cyberbullying case.....[C]

A 35-year-old Dutch man has been arrested in connection with the suicide of a Canadian teenage girl that sparked a worldwide debate on cyberbullying and online harassment, prosecutors said on Friday........



 2014-04-18 14:13   

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  Regulatory framework for larger dormitories set to be ready.....[C]

As part of efforts to better manage and look after foreign workers in Singapore, the government had announced last month that it is developing a regulatory framework for larger dormitories........



 2014-04-18 14:06   

Today Online

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  Asian Civilisations Museum to undergo extensive renovations.....[C]

SINGAPORE – The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) will undergo extensive renovations, transforming it into a new exhibition space for important artefacts. This will be unveiled in phases beginning the third quarter of next year. Parts of the museum are.........



 2014-04-18 13:54   

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  Football: Chelsea confident of new Terry deal.....[C]

Chelsea are confident veteran defender John Terry will "amicably" agree a new contract in the near future, assistant coach Steve Holland said on Friday........



 2014-04-18 13:42   

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  Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line.....[C]

Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan on Friday, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there........



 2014-04-18 13:40   

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  Golf: Sharp-shooting Westwood stretches lead in Malaysian Open.....[C]

Lee Westwood stretched his lead at the Malaysian Open on Friday, putting on a clinic with his irons as the Englishman moved closer to ending a nearly two-year title drought.........



 2014-04-18 13:32   

Today Online

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  Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ.....[C]

SAN PEDRO CUTUD (Philippines) – Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday.......



 2014-04-18 13:32   

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  Tennis: Nadal stunned by Ferrer in Monte Carlo.....[C]

David Ferrer defeated fellow Spaniard and world number one Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 in a hotly disputed quarter-final at the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday........



 2014-04-18 13:14   

Today Online

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  Vice principal saved from S Korea ferry found hanged.....[C]

SEOUL – Police said a high school vice principal who had been rescued from the sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree. The news of the death came today (April 18) as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of people still missing from.......



 2014-04-18 13:04   

Today Online

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  S Korea investigates capsized ferry crew, stowage as rescue hampered.....[C]

MOKPO/JINDO – A junior officer was steering a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, investigators said today (April 18), as rescuers battled strong tides and murky waters to search for hundreds of missing, many of them school children, feare.......



 2014-04-18 13:02   

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  Asian Games: Indonesia favourite to take on 2019 Asiad.....[C]

Indonesia is favourite to take on the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam's withdrawal because of the cost, Asian sports sources said on Friday........



 2014-04-18 12:54   

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  Golf: Hornets send Larrazabal into water at Malaysia Open.....[C]

Spain's Pablo Larrazabal jumped into a water hazard to escape a swarm of attacking hornets during the Malaysian Open on Friday in what he called the "scariest moment" of his golfing career........



 2014-04-18 12:44   

Today Online

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  Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore.....[C]

SEOUL – The following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday (April 16). The original transcr.......



 2014-04-18 12:40   

Channel NewsAsia

  Vietnam battles fatal measles outbreak.....[C]

Vietnam is scrambling to contain a deadly outbreak of measles that has killed more than 100 people, mostly young children, and infected thousands more this year, the government said on Friday........



 2014-04-18 12:33   

Channel NewsAsia

  World's first Tiananmen museum to open in Hong Kong .....[C]

The world's first museum dedicated to the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown wants to convince Chinese visitors to fight for democracy when it opens in Hong Kong next week, almost 25 years on, organisers said on Friday........



 2014-04-18 12:26   

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  Scandal-hit advisor Morelle resigns in fresh blow to Hollande.....[C]

A close advisor to Francois Hollande resigned on Friday after allegations about an alleged conflict of interest and his extravagant lifestyle, in a fresh blow to the beleaguered French president........



 2014-04-18 12:12   

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  Christians mark Good Friday in Jerusalem.....[C]

Local Christian Arabs and pilgrims from around the world made their way down the cobbled Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem on Friday, where Jesus is believed to have walked to his crucifixion........



 2014-04-18 12:04   

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  Malaysia, Australia reportedly in deal on black box custody.....[C]

Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial "black box" flight data recorders, local media reported on Friday........



 2014-04-18 11:55   

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  Seven killed in Indonesia boat accident, say police.....[C]

Seven people died including three children when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank on Friday off eastern Indonesia, police said........



 2014-04-18 11:54   

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  Tennis: Wawrinka reaches Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals.....[C]

Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka reached the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-2 victory over Canadian Milos Raonic........



 2014-04-18 11:40   

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  SCDF officer looks back at 2004 Nicoll Highway tragedy.....[C]

The Nicoll Highway cave-in, which happened 10 years ago, left an indelible imprint on Singapore's elite Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART)........



 2014-04-18 11:39   

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  Malaysian Muslims protest against Obama visit .....[C]

About 100 Malaysian Muslim activists protested Friday outside the US embassy against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam........



 2014-04-18 11:24   

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  SCDF officer recounts 2004 Nicoll Highway tragedy.....[C]

The Nicoll Highway cave-in, which happened 10 years ago, left an indelible imprint on Singapore's elite Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART)........



 2014-04-18 11:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling.....[C]

Japan said on Friday it would redesign its controversial Antarctic whaling mission in a bid to make it more scientific, after a United Nations court ruled it was a commercial hunt masquerading as research........



 2014-04-18 11:12   

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  Arrest warrant sought for S Korea ferry captain.....[C]

South Korean prosecutors on Friday sought arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized two days before with hundreds of children on board, a coastguard official said........



 2014-04-18 10:54   

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  Divers enter sunken S Korean ferry in hunt for survivors.....[C]

Divers battled strong currents and murky waters on Friday to finally enter a South Korean ferry two days after it sank, as investigators revealed the captain was not at the helm when the vessel capsized with hundreds on board........



 2014-04-18 10:49   

Today Online

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  Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games.....[C]

HANOI - Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if things don't go smoothly. The government's initial decision to host the games had generated little excitement..........



 2014-04-18 10:48   

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  India lifts campaign ban on scandal-hit Modi aide.....[C]

Authorities have lifted a campaigning ban imposed on a key aide to India's likely next prime minister Narendra Modi after he allegedly told Hindu community leaders to seek "revenge" in the country's elections........



 2014-04-18 10:46   

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  Cabbie involved in East Coast restaurant crash suspended.....[C]

The taxi had ploughed into the outdoor area of Georges Mad Bar & Grill after being involved in an accident with another car........



 2014-04-18 10:42   

Today Online

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  S Korea ferry sinking: Transcript shows captain delayed evacuation.....[C]

MOKPO - Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. Officials also offered a rare look at their.......



 2014-04-18 10:32   

Channel NewsAsia

  Singaporeans should say no to bigotry: Tan Chuan-Jin.....[C]

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



 2014-04-18 10:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  More therapists needed for an ageing population, say experts.....[C]

There are some 2,000 occupational and physiotherapists in Singapore, and experts estimate that there will be a need for another 1,000 in the next four years........



 2014-04-18 10:12   

Channel NewsAsia

  NWC wage guidelines expected by end-May.....[C]

By end-May, the National Wages Council (NWC) is expected to release wage-related guidelines for the year ahead. From now till then, three meetings comprising government, business and union representatives will take place to set the agenda........



 2014-04-18 10:09   

Channel NewsAsia

  Israelis, Palestinians to hold separate talks with US envoy.....[C]

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were to meet separately Friday with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian source said, a day after five hours of three-way talks failed to bring agreement........




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