Singapore, Indonesia Newswire (Page 8)

Singapore, Indonesia Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Singapore, Indonesia. (Page 8)

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  1. Wong Ping-kuen gives his side of the story on California Fitness. Photo: Sam TsangRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | South China Morning Post

    Ex-owner Wong Ping-kuen insists he didn't want chain to close; court hears it lost HK$117 million over past two and a half years A High Court judge on Wednesday questioned whether owners behind the closed California Fitness gym chain were trying to pass on their responsibilities to other parties by liquidating the company. But in his first public attempt to clear the air, former owner Wong Ping-kuen, who sold the gym chain to his brother and applied for a winding-up petition, denied any ulterior motive.

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  2. Trace Genomics launches a 23andMe for farms, raises $4 million to improve the world's food supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | TechCrunch

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  3. Green open spaces: Making modern cities inhabitableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Manila Bulletin

    Urbanization is a fact of today's life, brought about by economic progress. But as people increasingly choose to live in city centers, sustainability becomes a big consideration.

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  4. Total pot for Epigram Books Fiction Prize doubles to $40,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Straits Times

    A year after its debut, the pot for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize has doubled, and all four finalists on its 2016 shortlist will get a share of the spoils. The winner will walk away with $25,000, up from $20,000 last year.

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  5. ' News In A Minute: July 13, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Straits Times

    StanChart robbery: Suspect found with notebook detailing escape plan; bumboat fire: search for missing man called off; Singapore Airlines named 3rd best airline. * The Singapore Civil Defence Force has called off the underwater search for Mr Ong Hock Long, the captain of the bumboat that caught fire on the Singapore River on Tuesday evening.

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  6. NDP 2016 to have new show elements as it celebrates Singapore's heritage and inclusivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Straits Times

    Indoor fireworks, larger-than-life props hanging from the roof and song signing will be among fresh elements at this year's National Day Parade , to be held for the first time at the Sports Hub. This year's National Day Parade will feature a song signing segment, including NDP favourites such as "Home" and "Count on me, Singapore," which audience members are invited to join.

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  7. Telemedicine Technologies and Services Market to reach US$ 86.7 Bn in 2023Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | GlobeNewswire

    According to a new market research report published by Transparency Market Research "Telemedicine Technologies and Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2015-2023", the global telemedicine technologies and services market was valued at US$ 21.1 Bn in 2014 and is estimated to reach US$ 86.7 Bn in 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 17.2% from 2015 to 2023. Telemedicine systems are an extension of medical practice in several developed nations for a large number of people.

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  8. 2 years' jail for maid who abused wheelchair-bound elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: A 27-year-old Indonesian domestic helper was sentenced to 24 months' jail on Wednesday for abusing a 93-year-old woman she was meant to care for. Last month, Sulikah had pleaded guilty to 10 counts of causing hurt to Madam Ng Yian Yeo and admitted she had physically abused the elderly woman for more than a year before she was found out.

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  9. Robbery suspect to be extraditedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Bangkok Post

    Police officers work at scene of a robbery at Standard Chartered Bank branch in Holland Village, Singapore, on July 7, 2016. Thai authorities will extradite a Canadian man suspected of robbing a bank in Singapore using a single piece of paper.

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  10. Has South China Sea ruling set scene for next global conflict?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WMDT

    An international tribunal ruled Tuesday that China's nine-dash line -- drawn on a map dating from the 1940s that claims large stretches of the South China Sea -- has no legal basis. It was an eviscerating verdict for Beijing, which has long claimed it has unique, historical rights to the disputed waters which are rich in resources and a busy thoroughfare for international shipping.

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  11. VOLLEYBALL18th AUG - Women's Volleyball: Philippines v ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | ABS-CBN News

    Ateneo de Manila University absorbed another setback Tuesday, bowing down to powerhouse team Thailand, 19-25, 10-25, 23-25, in women's volleyball of the 18th ASEAN University Games at the National University of Singapore Multi-Purpose Sports Hall 5.

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  12. The Skyslide: A high-level trip above Los Angeles, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    A glass slide, suspended on the outside of a building, 1000 feet above street level has been opened to the public in LA. "A machine that makes the land pay."

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  13. Number of dengue cases rises for third week in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    More than 9,000 cases of dengue have been reported since the start of the year, according to the National Environment Agency. The biggest cluster is in the area around Admiralty Drive and Sembawang Drive, where 42 cases have been reported.

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  14. Asian Stock Outlook Clouded With Silver in Demand as Crude Falls 31 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Bloomberg

    Most Asian index futures signaled a retreat following declines in European shares as an element of concern crept back into trading after last week's post-Brexit decision rebound. U.S. oil extended losses below $49 a barrel Contracts on indexes from Japan to Hong Kong foreshadowed losses of at least 0.1 percent, as precious metals - regarded as havens in times of market uncertainty - held onto gains.

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  15. Alstom appoints Jean-Francois Beaudoin as Senior Vice President of its Asia-Pacific RegionRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | PressReleasePoint

    ... will lead the Asia-Pacific region which includes 12 active markets covering India, Australia, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan, Korea and the Philippines. The region employs close to 3,500 people and ...

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  16. Malaysia's answer to Singapore consolidating its portsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Nation

    MALAYSIA'S answer to Singapore consolidating its ports to enhance efficiency and reduce cost will come from an ongoing national port study. According to officials from the regulators of ports, the government has called for the study to be expediated in light of the developments in Singapore that recently launched the construction of the first phase of a mega port in Tuas that will eventually have a capacity to handle 65 million twenty-foot equivalent units .

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  17. Brexit wote a wake-up call for Asean, Indonesia's minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Thanh Nein News

    The U.K. vote to leave the EU should be a wake up call for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to make trade agreements more in touch with the needs of working people and not projects of the elites, said Indonesia's Trade Minister Thomas Lembong. Having already lifted tariff barriers, with non-tariff barriers inside the 10-nation bloc set to be removed by 2025, Lembong, a former investment banker, urged regional leaders to spend more time and energy with the public.

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  18. 50 corgis frolicked on a beach in Singapore and it was a marvelous dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Mashable

    On Sunday, over 50 corgis stormed Tanjong Beach on Singapore's Sentosa Island for a day of fun in the sun. The organiser, SG Corgi Nation, told Mashable they took about three months to plan the event and get sponsors onboard.

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  19. The Skyslide: A high-level trip above LARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Miami Herald

    "A machine that makes the land pay." That's how architect and Manhattanite Cass Gilbert defined the skyscraper in 1900, when the building type was - ahem - just getting off the ground.

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  20. Price war between ground handlers benefiting airlines in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Bangkok Post

    An intense price war has erupted between Singapore Airport Terminal Services and dnata -- the two ground handlers operating at Changi airport -- as they battle for contracts to service airlines here, dragging rates down as much as 30% and eating into profits. The turnaround cost of a 180-seater Boeing 737-800 for a full-service carrier -- which involves tasks such as cleaning the cabin, refuelling, as well as cargo and luggage handling -- has fallen from about S$2,000 a few years ago to S$1,500-S$1,600 currently, industry insiders told TODAY .

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