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  1. GE2015: Workers' Party unveils six-chapter, 48-page manifestoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    Titled Empower Your Future, it was unveiled on Saturday at its headquarters in Syed Alwi Road. Elaborating on it were the younger members of the party: Non-constituency MP Gerald Giam and five new candidates: Dr Daniel Goh, Ms He Ting Ru, Mr Mohamed Fairoz Shariff, Mr Leon Perera and Mr Kenneth Foo.

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  2. Hall County's surviving World War II veteransRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Times

    Gerald Blaney Residence: Hoschton Age: 89 Military branch: Marines When: 1944-46 Highlights: Got to meet President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Cecil Boswell Residence: Gainesville Age: 98 Military branch: Army When: 1940-45 Highlights: Part of the second wave invading Normandy on D-Day Robert Gerald Brown Residence: Gainesville Age: 92 Military branch: Army, Corps of Engineers When: 1942-1946 Highlights: Served in the Pacific as a member of an Engineer Petroleum Distribution Co.

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  3. Korean photographer captures captivating SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A veteran Korean photographer has organized an exhibition that puts Singapore's attractions in the limelight and exposes hidden layers of its ethnically diverse culture. "Five Days in Singapore" at Seoul Auction Gangnam from Aug. 26-Sept.

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  4. JAKARTA: Workers to rally in Jakarta on TuesdayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    A labour rally involving around 50,000 workers in Greater Jakarta is set to be held on Tuesday. According to the Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions chairman Said Iqbal, the workers will gather at the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle, march to the Presidential Palace, and visit the Manpower Ministry and Health Ministry offices.

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  5. SINGAPORE: Mood swings can lead to vote swings in S'pore electionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Here is a numbers quiz: 70, 74, 78, 65, 63, 61, 65, 75, 67, 60. If you have been following the political news in Singapore closely, it is not hard to guess that the figures represent the People's Action Party's percentage share of the valid votes in past elections. With campaigning for the September 11 general election set to intensify in the coming week, this numbers game will be making the rounds.

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  6. JAKARTA: Indonesia urges OKI to establish contact group on terrorismRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Indonesia Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi is hopeful that the international Islamic Cooperation Organisation will agree on the establishment of a Contact Group on Joint Islamic Strategic Action to handle terrorism and extremism, as proposed by the government. During a meeting with OKI secretary-general Iyad Ameen Madani, who visited Indonesia on Thursday and Friday, Retno said JISA would benefit OKI countries and strengthen the view that terrorism and extremism are not in line with the teachings of Islam.

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  7. SINGAPORE: How will you vote?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    I joined The Straits Times in May 1985 and the upcoming September 11 polls will be the seventh general election I would have covered. It's been said that journalism gives one a ringside seat of history.

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  8. SPP, DPP announce candidates for joint Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC teamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Joint Singapore People's Party and Democratic Progressive Party's team to contest Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC. SINGAPORE: The Singapore People's Party and Democratic Progressive Party on Sunday unveiled its joint five-man slate to contest Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency at the General Election on Sep 11. Candidates Benjamin Pwee, Hamim Aliyas, Abdillah Zamzuri, Law Kim Hwee and Bryan Long will stand under the SPP banner, as earlier announced.

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  9. Two dead in early morning accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    BATU PAHAT: Two people were killed in an accident involving three vehicles in Jalan Kangkar Senangar in Parit Sulong here. Batu Pahat OCPD Asst Comm Din Ahmad said an SUV driven by Lim Yin Bao, 28, lost control and hit a car and motorcycle at about 12.05am yesterday.

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  10. Like orangutans? You can volunteer to help them at a 'forest school' in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... the sedated monkey getting its belly shaved in front of me was a dream. ( Arnie Cooper ) Hence this stop on my Indonesia tour: IAR's Orangutan Rescue Center outside Ketapang, a small city on Kalimantan's Pawan River delta and a 75-minute flight from ...

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  11. What am I seeing?Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... pinang in order to get to the prizes tied to the top in Jakarta, August 17, 2015. Cities and villages across Indonesia celebrated the country's 70th anniversary of independence with traditional games, and music, and flag raising ceremonies. We're ...

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  12. At a center in Indonesia, macaque monkeys are readied for a return to the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... first step in their lengthy rehabilitation process. Their stories varied, but these creatures were all victims of Indonesia's animal pet trade, forced to perform as dancing monkeys, or topeng monyet , on the streets of Jakarta, the capital. ...

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  13. SDP unveils final slate of potential candidates for GE 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SDP unveiled its final slate of potential candidates, Mdm Wong Souk Yee, party secretary-general Chee Soon Juan, and Mr Sadasivam V on Aug 29. SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party introduced its fifth and final batch of candidates at its Ang Mo Kio headquarters on Saturday . SDP secretary-general Chee Soon Juan, 53 confirmed his candidacy after 14 years of absence from the General Election scene since the 2001 General Election.

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  14. GE2015: New PAP candidates will bring different perspectives, skills to the team, says PM LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong introduced the new candidates which the party will be fielding in the upcoming General Election at the launch of the People's Action Party's manifesto on Saturday . The new candidates being fielded by the PAP at the coming General Election are a good mix of civil servants and people from the private sector.

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  15. Institute of Advertising Singapore gives away APPIES 2015 awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: APPIES 2015, the two day festival of marketing excellence came to a close on 27 August at the National University of Singapore Society after revealing the winners from over 80 shortlisted campaigns. The campaigns ranged across various industry representing six categories -- food & beverage, FMCG, consumer durables, business services, consumer services and pro bono/government/cultural.

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  16. Future of Asia's FinanceJakarta, September 2Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    ... to inform the global agenda on financing for development. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Bank Indonesia Governor Agus D.W. Martowardojo will open the conference. Participants will include senior policy-makers from within the region and ...

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  17. SingFirst to field two retired army colonels for GE 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    "We want a new narrative, a new vision that puts Singaporeans at the heart of the nation. This is the way forward for Singapore: Thinking with our heart," says chairman of Singaporeans First Ang Yong Guan.

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  18. China-Japan rivalry in Indonesian rail project heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The tightening competition between Japan and China to build Indonesia's first high-speed railway system heated up further this week, with Beijing expressing disappointment over revised proposals offered by Tokyo. On Friday afternoon, Chinese ambassador to Indonesia Xie Feng met Indonesian Coordinating Minister for the Economy Darmin Nasution to seek clarification over the new proposals, which were submitted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's special adviser Hiroto Izumi to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday.

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  19. China-Japan rivalry in Indonesian high-speed rail project heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Hiroto Izumi, left special adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, holds talks with Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, right. Japan submitted new proposals to Indonesia on the train project this week.

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  20. FMSS has been 'grossly profiteering' off AHPETC: MNDRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Total payments by AHPETC to FMSS owners and directors amounted to 22 per cent of FMSS' revenue in FY2012/2013. It grew further to 36 per cent in FY2013/2014.

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