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17 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Proportion of inter-ethnic marriages almost doubles over past decade

SingStat figures show that almost half of 3,865 inter-ethnic marriages involved a Chinese groom, while 13.1 per cent had a Caucasian groom and Chinese bride.

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4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Haze Fines Win Indonesia's Support With Caveats: Southeast Asia

The incoming president of Indonesia , a holdout in Southeast Asia 's pact to fight haze, is backing Singapore 's plan to wield heftier fines against overseas polluters as long as sovereignty is respected.

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8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

In this Nov. 21, 2012, file photo, Amy Sorgent waits with her five-month-old son Miles in a line leading to security at San Diego International Airport in San Diego.

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13 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

House has to endorse President, Vice President: Oli

Oli said this while speaking with journalists at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon his arrival from Singapore after a medical check-up on Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | The Nation

Indonesian girl trampled to death in cash-handout stampede

An 11-year old Indonesian girl was trampled to death Tuesday while queuing for a handout at the private residence of Vice President-elect Jusuf Kalla in South Sulawesi province.

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17 hrs ago | The Straits Times

5 things about wild boars in Singapore

About 80 wild boars in the Lower Peirce area have been culled by the authorities since 2012 to improve public safety and reduce damage to the area's vegetation.

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21 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Sex workers battle authorities in Indonesia's Dolly red light district

A 'karaoke girl' shouts protests against the city government's move to close down the Dolly prostitution complex in Indonesia.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Times

Freeport to resume exports after permit is approved

Indonesia issued an export permit for Freeport's local unit, Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi said in a text message.

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City of Temple

The Debonaires Perform Free Concert to Celebrate National Park and Recreation Month

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Channelnewsasia.com

Yishun's Bottle Tree Park set to close in August

Bottle Tree Park in Yishun is set to close next month and most businesses there say they will be closing shop too as they were not able to come to an agreement on rent with the new operator.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

A relative guides a girl in prayer at the grave of their loved one in a cemetery in Gaza city, northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Fasting, Health, Yemen

Bangkok Post

No time for a honeymoon

As the world awaits a definitive decision on the election of Indonesia's president, the man who takes office in October is expected to have a very short honeymoon.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Asia News Network

Jakarta: Indonesia Polls: Election violations in

The legal team of the Prabowo Subianto-Hatta Rajasa ticket has specified the details of alleged presidential election violations in 34 provinces across Indonesia, in its lawsuit submitted to the Constitutional Court on Friday.

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Green Left Weekly

Indonesia: Jokowi wins amid challenge to result

Data Brainanta is one of quite a few Indonesian socialists who have been supporting the successful presidential bid of Joko Widodo, or "Jokowi" as he is popularly known.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Singaporean Among Two Men Charged With Murder Of Plastics Factory Owner

JOHOR BAHARU, July 27 -- Two men were charged in the Magistrate's Court today with the murder of the owner of a plastics factory in Jalan Skudai-Danga Bay near here on July 4. Izwanuddin Kassim, 34, and Singapore national Noriskandar Zainal Yahya, 37, who were unrepresented, nodded to indicate they understood the charge of the murder of Yong Boon ... (more)

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Bloomberg

Singapore Set to Get LNG Cargo From Indonesia for Third Tank

Singapore LNG Corp., which operates the Asian city-state's first receiving terminal, is set to get a liquefied natural gas cargo for its third tank delivered tomorrow by the vessel Wilpride.

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The Straits Times

Workers' Party (WP) holds elections for those who will take it into the next general election

The Workers' Party on Sunday, July 27 held elections for its top decision-making body that will take the party into the next general election.

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The Straits Times

Police shoot tear gas in Indonesia's "Dolly" sex district

Indonesian police arrest a protester during a raid by police and military personnel to shut down Surabaya's red light district, popularly known as "Dolly", on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr festival on July 27, 2014.

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Newindpress

Flip Side City

The rides and beaches of Sentosa, the colours of Jurong bird park, the night safari, Singapore flyer, and of course the water-spouting Merlion.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia's Widodo faces huge reform challenge

After his resounding victory in Indonesia's presidential race, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo now faces the daunting task of taking the world's third-biggest democracy forward as resistance to reform lingers.

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