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  1. We have a kiasu neighbour': Malaysia v Singapore continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | South China Morning Post

    A still from the Malaysian Transport Ministry's video showing a flight path to Singapore's Seletar Airport over Malaysian airspace. Photo: Facebook Malaysia's intensifying tiff with Singapore over air and sea borders has entered a very modern battleground - a duelling campaign of videos, with government departments from both sides releasing content in a bid to shore up their positions with their domestic constituencies.

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  2. Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA signed without proper consent: PresidentRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | Colombo Page

    Dec 10, Colombo: The report of the Presidential Commission on Sri Lanka - Singapore Free Trade Agreement has highlighted that the agreement has been rushed without proper consent of stakeholder institutions, President Maithripala Sirisena said today. President Sirisena these views when the Experts Committee appointed by him to study the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement handed over its report to the President at the Presidential Secretariat this evening.

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  3. Newbean Capital Announces Agreement to Sell Indoor Ag-Con to Event...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | World News Report

    ... techniques. The tech-focused events have grown rapidly and are now hosted in Las Vegas, the US East coast and Singapore each year. In 2015, the events became crop agnostic, expanding to cover legal cannabis and alternate proteins as well as leafy ...

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  4. Singapore fighter squadron servicemen activated in mobilisation exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Star Online

    SINGAPORE : Fighter squadron servicemen, including pilots and ground crew, reported to their airbases Sunday as part of a regular mobilisation exercise held to validate the units' operational readiness. The Open Mobilisation exercise, launched at noon, saw active and operationally ready national servicemen from five of the Republic of Singapore Air Force's fighter squadrons reporting to Changi Air Base, Paya Lebar Air Base and Tengah Air Base within hours of the activation.

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  5. Maritime dispute: 'Risk of escalation cannot be underestimated',...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore welcomes talks with Malaysia to find a "swift and amicable resolution", but is open to seeking recourse through an "appropriate international third-party dispute settlement procedure" if there is no agreement, says Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing. SINGAPORE: In his first comments on Singapore's ongoing maritime dispute with Malaysia, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said with the possibility of accidents taking place, the "risk of escalation cannot be underestimated".

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  6. PM Lee sues blogger Leong Sze Hian for defamation over sharing of articleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is suing blogger Leong Sze Hian for defamation after he shared an article alleging that PM Lee had helped former Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak launder money. The article, titled "Breaking News: Singapore Lee Hsien Loong Becomes 1MDB's Key Investigation Target - Najib Signed Several Unfair Agreements With Hsien Loong In Exchange for Money Laundering", was carried on Malaysian website The Coverage on Nov 7. The article was originally published by the States Times Review two days earlier, but it was the version by The Coverage that Mr Leong, 65, shared on Facebook on Nov 7, without any accompanying caption.

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  7. Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen warns Malaysian vessels to leave Singapore watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore's Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen gives the opening address at the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting in Singapore on Oct 19, 2018. SINGAPORE: Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen has warned Malaysian vessels intruding in Singapore waters to leave, in his first public comments on the maritime spat between Singapore and Malaysia .

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  8. Singapore says no to Malaysia's proposal to cease assetsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, Dec 7 -- Singapore does not agree with Malaysia's proposal for both countries to cease and desist from sending assets into the disputed area, according to the republic's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. However, the Ministry said Singapore "remains ready to discuss this issue with Malaysia in a constructive manner in the spirit of preserving our important bilateral relationship."

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  9. Malaysia propose to Singapore for both to cease from sending assets...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Malaysia has proposed to Singapore for both countries to cease and desist from sending assets into the disputed area of Tuas, effective 0000 hours on Dec 8, pending discussions on outstanding maritime boundary issues. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said today the proposal came in light of the disagreements between Malaysia and Singapore on the Declaration of Alteration of Port Limits for Johor Bahru Port published on Oct 25, 2018 and the evolving situation on the ground.

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  10. Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostic Market to Benefit from Growing Revenue at $12 Billion by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | SBWire

    ... Diagnostic Market Some of the key players in this market are: Eli Lilly and Company (UK), TauRx (Republic of Singapore), Alector LLC (US), Accera, Inc. (US), Treventis Corporation (US), Neuro-Bio Ltd (UK), Cognition Therapeutics Inc. (US) and ...

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  11. What Zuji's Suspension for Missed Payments Means for Asia's Online Travel PioneersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Skift

    ... Association (IATA) from selling tickets through a settlement program with participating airlines. Zuji operates in Singapore and Hong Kong but its websites in both markets have been taken down, proclaiming, "New site coming soon." One of the ...

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  12. Malaysia and Singapore are like twins - Tun MahathirKUALA LUMPUR, Dec ...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the relationship between Malaysia and Singapore like twins. "Malaysia and Singapore are like twins, except maybe the elder twin is a little bit bigger than the younger one.

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  13. Music Season 2018Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | News Today

    ... indian fine arts society news , kathadi s ramamurthy news , marghazhi music festival news , news today , newstoday Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) will conduct Alangkar 2018, annual music festival. It will be held in association with the ...

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  14. CNA Insider's Inside the Women's Prison is one of YouTube's top ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Channelnewsasia.com

    CNA Insider's exclusive look into the Singapore women's prison earned it a spot in the top 10 YouTube videos watched by Singaporeans. SINGAPORE: An exclusive look inside Singapore's only women's prison by CNA Insider has made it to the list of top 10 trending YouTube videos of 2018 for Singapore.

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  15. Singapore, Malaysia maritime dispute: A timelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Channelnewsasia.com

    An aerial view taken from a helicopter shows Singapore bordering with the southern state of Johor on Feb 2, 2016. SINGAPORE: Singapore and its northern neighbour Malaysia are embroiled in a maritime dispute after the two countries traded conflicting views over the issue.

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  16. Stay united and stand our ground, says Khaw Boon Wan amid territorial dispute with MalaysiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan speaking at a media conference addressing Malaysia's purported extension of the Johor Bahru port limits. SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has urged Singaporeans to stay united in light of recent Malaysian intrusions into Singapore territorial waters , stressing that this is an issue of national interest.

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  17. Competition between Singapore, Malaysia will 'help us grow even faster': MahathirRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad shakes hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Singapore, Nov 12, 2018. SINGAPORE: Competition between Singapore and Malaysia will "help us grow even faster", said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday .

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  18. Why Singapore and Malaysia Are Locking Horns AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Washington Post

    Malaysia and Singapore have endured their share of neighborly squabbles in the five decades since the Southeast Asian nations split, not least when Mahathir Mohamad was running Malaysia from 1981 to 2003. Relations improved markedly under Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, but he suffered a shock election defeat in May that returned Mahathir to power.

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  19. Duke-NUS highlights potential role of bioaerosol sampling in disease surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | EurekAlert!

    As a leading global city with a high population density, Singapore is vulnerable to the introduction of biological threats. Initiating an early emergency response to such threats calls for the rapid identification of the causative agent.

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  20. Potential role of bioaerosol sampling in disease surveillanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Science Daily

    A pilot study shows that non-invasive bioaerosol sampling and molecular diagnostics can detect respiratory viruses in aerosol samples in public places such as Singapore's MRT trains. Findings support possibility of employing bioaerosol samplers in crowded areas of densely populated cities like Singapore facing heightened risk from global pandemics.

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