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1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com
The Gift of Song competition invites Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents to write a song that will resonate with the nation. SINGAPORE: To celebrate the nation's 50th birthday next year, MediaCorp launched on Monday a nationwide search for a song that will resonate with the nation.
1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob and 14 Members of Parliament, including two from Opposition parties, will attend the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly General Assembly. SINGAPORE: Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob and 14 Members of Parliament are in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic to attend the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly General Assembly from Sep 14 to 20. The 14 MPs, which includes two from Opposition parties - MP for Aljunied GRC Sylvia Lim and Non-Constituency MP Lina Chiam - will be in Vientiane until Saturday .
4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
A mutual agreement on automated clearance is expected to be signed this week during a three-day visit by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, which begins tomorrow. A similar arrangement was launched with South Korea last year, and a deal with Germany is due to begin this month, to reduce immigration processing times for visitors.
9 hrs ago | The Straits Times
Participants having fun at the Illumi Run and at the Great Eastern Women's Run last year. -- PHOTO: INFINITUS PRODUCTIONS Participants having fun at the Illumi Run and at the Great Eastern Women's Run last year.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
An increasing number of Bangladeshis are seeking medical treatment abroad. Unlike when medical tourism first reared its head a decade ago, it is no longer limited to the most affluent members of society.
17 hrs ago | Suria
SINGAPORE: Residents in three public housing estates trying out the mechanised parking system will find it easier to get parking lots. The system in these three estates, costing a total of about S$18 million, is on track to be ready by the end of next year.
18 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
SINGAPORE'S once-notorious prison system is the ideal to which South Australia's troubled, overcrowded jails should aspire, a leading philanthropy group says. NOT only was Victoria Park buzzing with colour and thousands of runners, but it was also the backdrop for a marriage proposal today during the Swisse Color Run.
Headed by National University of Singapore president Tan Chorh Chuan, known for his collegial style of working, it will look at four areas: It convenes in mid-September, must provide initial recommendations by early 2015, and is expected to complete its study within a year - perhaps in time for next August's National Day Rally speech by the Prime Minister. COF reform is an issue with many facets.
Nicole Kidman arrived home to her grieving family in Sydney on Sunday morning following the sudden death of her father in Singapore. Dr Antony Kidman died on Friday after suffering a suspected heart attack in the restaurant of an exclusive hotel in Singapore, where he had travelled to spend time with his youngest daughter Antonia and his six grandchildren.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve will be closed for repair and restoration works for two years, but there are other places for nature lovers to explore. SINGAPORE: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve will be closed from Monday for restoration works, and will reopen partially during weekends in April next year.
An 81-year-old woman who lives at Serangoon North Avenue 1 has died from dengue fever, the third such death this year. The area has an active dengue cluster with two cases.
The body of a seven-year-old boy was found at the foot of a block of flats in Tampines Avenue 4 on Saturday . Body of a seven-year-old boy was found at the foot of a block of flats at Tampines Ave 4 on Saturday, Sep 13. SINGAPORE: The body of a seven-year-old boy was found at the foot of a block of flats in Tampines Avenue 4 on Saturday .
This mainstay of the local short films calendar returns with a collection of works, some of which have been screened previously and some premiering. It takes place over this weekend and the next.
Ninety-three Discalced Carmelite nuns in 24 countries have reached out of their cloistered monasteries to sing together in a virtual choir honoring St. Teresa of Avila on the 500th anniversary of her birth. This union of voices came together through the musical vision of a Carmelite Sister in Reno, Nev., and the creative imagination of a technical wizard in the Midwest.
A worker walks at the Jakarta international container terminal in Tanjung Priok port in this file photo from July 26, 2012. Southeast Asia has sought to overcome competing national interests and form a European Union-style economic community by 2015 .
Tan Tock Seng Hospital said Kidman was brought there Friday, but would not release any further details. The University of Technology in Sydney, where Kidman worked as a researcher and practitioner for 43 years, confirmed his death.
The five children who police say were slain by their father will be remembered at a memorial in Mississippi on Friday, while 500 miles away, their father will make his first court appearance. The man who police say killed his five children waived his first court appearance Friday because he is being "portrayed as a monster" and needs a mental health evaluation as soon as possible, his attorney said.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:23 pm
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