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Migrants join in rescue efforts after earthquake hits Italy
Migrants join in rescue efforts after earthquake hits Italy

  Migrants join in the rescue efforts in Amatrice after devastating earthquake hits central Italy.   Report by Wakefieldj.   -------------------------------------- [ ... ]

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Russian Olympic medallists get free BMWs
Russian Olympic medallists get free BMWs

  Despite doping scandals and disqualifications, the Russian Olympic Team has something to smile about as medallists are awarded free BMWs.   Report by Wakefieldj. & [ ... ]

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'Human swan' to fly 4,500 miles from Russia by paramotor
'Human swan' to fly 4,500 miles from Russia by paramotor

  Conservationist Sacha Dench is set to join thousands of swans on their 4,500 mile migratory flight from the Russian arctic to Britain.   Report by Mcnallyc.   -- [ ... ]

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La Singapore

Online food delivery tie-ups with restaurants not anti-competitive yet
Online food delivery tie-ups with restaurants not anti-competitive yet

Acting on complaints, CCS has investigated an alleged anti-competitive practice by an online food delivery provider in Singapore. The investigation revealed that the online food delivery provider had  [ ... ]

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Former President SR Nathan passes away at SGH
Former President SR Nathan passes away at SGH

Background   Former President SR Nathan has suffered a stroke early this morning, 31 July 2016. He is in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at Singapore General Hospital (SGH). &nbs [ ... ]

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Joseph Schooling's girlfriend Casey Sho 3mths pregnant!? Getting married soon?
Joseph Schooling's girlfriend Casey Sho 3mths pregnant!? Getting married soon?

20 Aug 2016 - Joseph Schooling (21) has done Singapore proud by winning its first ever Olympic Gold Medal at Rio 2016. After going on a victory parade round Singapore, he is now back at the University [ ... ]

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La Business

Lotte Group vice chairman commits suicide before prosecutors' investigation
Lotte Group vice chairman commits suicide before prosecutors' investigation

  We begin with the suicide of Lotte Group's vice chairman,... Lee In-won. What we know so far... is that he hanged himself on a tree on the day he was due to be questioned by prosecu [ ... ]

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MAS opens FinTech Innovation Lab Looking Glass@MAS
MAS opens FinTech Innovation Lab Looking Glass@MAS

Singapore, 24 August 2016 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the opening of its FinTech Innovation Lab. The purpose-built facility, known as Looking Glass @ MAS[1], is located withi [ ... ]

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Global trade hits 6-year low in first half of 2016
Global trade hits 6-year low in first half of 2016

  Amid sluggish economic growth worldwide,... global trade has plunged to levels not seen since 2010.   The decline marks the second consecutive fall -- a trend not even seen  [ ... ]

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NTU-JTC invents new bendable concrete
NTU-JTC invents new bendable concrete

New concrete to reduce time needed for road works by more than half   Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) scientists from the NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre  [ ... ]

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Algal bloom in Korea presents both crisis and opportunity
Algal bloom in Korea presents both crisis and opportunity

  Algae are damaging local ecosystems and giving off a pungent smell in the southern parts of Korea. But scientists are thinking outside the box to make use of the green gunk. &nbs [ ... ]

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Enjoy K-pop Concerts via Virtual Reality
Enjoy K-pop Concerts via Virtual Reality

Listening to your favorite song, or better said, going to your favorite singer's concert, is a concept that usually implies purchasing tickets, waiting in line, and probably get crushed by other fans. [ ... ]

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Elva Hsiao hold hands with boyfriend Michael Chen in Bangkok; latest Aug16 BF
Elva Hsiao hold hands with boyfriend Michael Chen in Bangkok; latest Aug16 BF

Elva Hsiao (37) has always been enjoying a colorful love life. After breaking up with Singapore heir apparent, Elroy Cheo, she quickly fell in love with boyfriend Michael, who has been described by fr [ ... ]

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Fan Bingbing vs Lin Chiling on 'Hey Muse'; who would you prefer?
Fan Bingbing vs Lin Chiling on 'Hey Muse'; who would you prefer?

Fashion variety show 'Hey Muse'《我的新衣》will be airing on Dragon TV this 3 Sep, with new heavy weight guest Fan Bingbing appearing on the first episode. As a bonus, supermodel Lin Chiling wit [ ... ]

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Charlene Choi denies dating Wilber Pan; face mask confusion
Charlene Choi denies dating Wilber Pan; face mask confusion

34-year-old Charlene Choi broke up with her junior William Chan last year. On Wed afternoon, she posted a picture of herself wearing a face mask, about to take a flight.   Moments later, Wilber [ ... ]

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Tiger Hu Yanbin back with ex-girlfriend Zheng Shuang? Share hotel room in Xiamen
Tiger Hu Yanbin back with ex-girlfriend Zheng Shuang? Share hotel room in Xiamen

Zheng Shuang was recently working in Xiamen when ex-boyfriend Tiger Hu Yanbin made a surprise appearance on her 25th birthday, 22 Aug 2016, to celebrate the occasion with her.   They were spott [ ... ]

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Lim Nayoung 임나영's nose collapses onstage
Lim Nayoung 임나영's nose collapses onstage

Recently, a video of Korean celebrity Lim Nayoung from reality survival show 'Produce 101' has surfaced, showing her with a possible nose job.
  She was crying after being announced as the winn [ ... ]

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Wong Cholam hints he's very rich; buys big house for mother
Wong Cholam hints he's very rich; buys big house for mother

Hong Kong actor Wong Cholam has been very successful in venturing into the mainland and regularly features on a large number of variety shows due to his high EQ.   However, his property investm [ ... ]

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