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At least 80 killed in suicide bombings at Kabul demonstration
At least 80 killed in suicide bombings at Kabul demonstration

  Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday... that killed least 80 people and left more than 230 injured.   If the  [ ... ]

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Clinton chooses Tim Kaine as Democratic candidate for VP
Clinton chooses Tim Kaine as Democratic candidate for VP

  Hillary Clinton has named the Virginia senator Tim Kaine as her running mate for the U.S. presidential election in November.   Political pundits say he's seen as a safe pair o [ ... ]

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Downing Street catfight
Downing Street catfight

  Resident mousers Larry and Palmerston are at it again as delivery men begin the process of moving Theresa May into Number 10.   Report by Spencerm.   --------- [ ... ]

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La Singapore

California Fitness shuts down all Singapore outlets
California Fitness shuts down all Singapore outlets

  Singapore, 20 July 2016 - California Fitness has shut down all its fitness centers in Singapore at Bugis Junction, Raffles Place, and Novena Square, as it has been unable to pay its rent on  [ ... ]

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LTA taking over SMRT's rail assets for S$991mil to improve train reliability
LTA taking over SMRT's rail assets for S$991mil to improve train reliability

More Timely Capacity Expansion, Asset Replacement and Upgrade; New Maintenance Performance Standards to Improve Train Reliability

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SMRT Trains Limited (SMRT Trains [ ... ]

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Changes to PSLE Scoring & Secondary School Posting Systems from 2021
Changes to PSLE Scoring & Secondary School Posting Systems from 2021

Changes to the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) scoring and Secondary One (S1) posting will be made as part of a larger shift to nurture well-rounded individuals and move away from an over-e [ ... ]

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La Business

UK recession warning as pound hits 7-year low
UK recession warning as pound hits 7-year low

  Economic activity in the UK has fallen to its lowest level since April 2009, according to new data from The Markit Flash UK Composite Output Index.   Report by Bathaml.  [ ... ]

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ECB keeps zero interest rate reaffirming will to keep Brexit fallout minimal
ECB keeps zero interest rate reaffirming will to keep Brexit fallout minimal

  The European Central Bank has reaffirmed its will on its quantitative easing program and has decided to keep unchanged its interest rates and stimulus measures.   While it's t [ ... ]

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Temasek offers S$1.68 per share to privatise SMRT
Temasek offers S$1.68 per share to privatise SMRT

Singapore, 20 July 2016 - State-owned investment firm, Temasek has offered to buyout all shareholders in SMRT at a price of S$1.68 per share.   With an outstanding issued share capital comprisi [ ... ]

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Facebook's Aquila drone completes first test flight
Facebook's Aquila drone completes first test flight

  Facebook’s solar-powered drone has completed a successful test flight.   Report by Cordingleyj.   ----------------------------------------------------------- [ ... ]

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World's first cockney language learning app launched
World's first cockney language learning app launched

  uTalk have launched the world's first Cockney language learning app free to Londoners in a bid to keep the language alive.   Report by Duffys.   ------------------ [ ... ]

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Korean startup releases VR simulators for military training
Korean startup releases VR simulators for military training

  For this week's IT and Science Front... we look into the country's virtual reality sector... which is in the limelight for being a new growth engine.   While virtual reality  [ ... ]

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Arissa Cheo has baby plans; not with husband Vanness Wu? Divorced?
Arissa Cheo has baby plans; not with husband Vanness Wu? Divorced?

Singaporean heiress, Arissa Cheo, was recently in Hong Kong for a publicity event with Nicholas Tse's sister, Jennifer Tse, on 22 July 2016.   Since marrying Mr Vanness Wu in 2013, she has hint [ ... ]

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Lin Chiling coming out with confirmed boyfriend?
Lin Chiling coming out with confirmed boyfriend?

On 23 July, Lin Chiling receives a bouquet of roses from someone whom she says, is very sincere.   This is likely to be her boyfriend. But who exactly is his boyfriend?   This has long b [ ... ]

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Song Hyekyo gains weight from Jeju holiday
Song Hyekyo gains weight from Jeju holiday

Song Hyekyo drops in on Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, last Friday, for an event.   She appears to have gained a little weight after not having to work for a while after the 'Descendants of the Sun' [ ... ]

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Wallace Huo, wife-to-be Ruby Lin sends out Wedding Cards to Bali Hotel
Wallace Huo, wife-to-be Ruby Lin sends out Wedding Cards to Bali Hotel

Wallace Huo and wife-to-be Ruby Lin has sent out their wedding invitation cards to Bulgari Resort Bali Hotel.   It is understood that the media will not be invited and there will only be one br [ ... ]

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William Feng Shaofeng marries Victoria Song in 'Ice fantasy' drama
William Feng Shaofeng marries Victoria Song in 'Ice fantasy' drama

In 'Ice Fantasy'《幻城》, William Feng Shaofeng marries Victoria Song Qian in a beautiful wedding.   In the drama, Victoria Song, William Feng and Mai Yuna will be in a love triangle that w [ ... ]

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Bonnie Yiu, Sun Qi 孙旗Keiko turns HongKong Bookfair wild
Bonnie Yiu, Sun Qi 孙旗Keiko turns HongKong Bookfair wild

The Hong Kong Book Fair has been fairly tame over the past 2 years due to restricted entries for sexy photobooks.   But this year 2016, nubile and not-so-nubile models return with a vengeance f [ ... ]

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