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Myanmar's vice president to visit Singapore

Dr Sai Mauk Kham heads the Myanmar government's committees on health, education, culture and anti-corruption, and is visiting Singapore at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.

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Central Singapore CDC pledges to help more residents

The Central Singapore Community Development Council wants to help more among the 975,000 residents it serves, do well and do good.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Star Online

Singapore PM seeks summary judgment in defamation suit

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong has made an application for the High Court to rule in his favour in his defamation suit against blogger Roy Ngerng, without going through a full trial.

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The Straits Times

$5 meals, $500 holidays and $50k homes for SG50

Big Idea No. 6 will seem corny at first glance. This is why it is important to read to the end of this column, especially the last paragraph, to understand its full import.

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The Straits Times

Parliamentary committee for defence visits unmanned aerial vehicle command

Members of a parliamentary group for defence visited the Murai Camp on Friday to learn more about drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Military exercises from next Monday: MINDEF

The Singapore Armed Forces and Republic of Singapore Air Force will be conducting military exercises, including live firing, from July 14 onwards, according to the Ministry of Defence.

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The Straits Times

Without bilingual policy, Singapore might be only English-speaking today: PM Lee

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has addressed concerns that Mandarin standards are slipping, saying that it is not appropriate to compare today's social and linguistic environment with that in the 1950s.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Times

Ensuring MediShield Life's...

These were some of the points discussed when the MediShield Life Review Committee's recommendations was debated in Parliament over Tuesday and yesterday, which saw 24 members of parliament making suggestions or raising concerns in relation to the committee's recommendations.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Singapore to independently assess impact of Johor reclamation projects

Malaysia has also provided some general information on the Johor reclamation projects, said Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Masagos Zulkifli.

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Suria

Singaporeans among 12,000 foreigners...

Several Singaporeans are among the some 12,000 foreigners who've joined the conflict in Syria.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

DefenceTalk News

Singapore to Buy Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Kits

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for Joint Direct Attack Munition kits and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $63 million.

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The Straits Times

CPF needs a MediShield Life-style overhaul

One: The Ministry of Health and the MediShield Life Review Committee have done a spectacular job with MediShield Life reform, coming up with a string of proposals that are comprehensive, and which have won broad support from Singaporeans, in and out of the House.

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Singapore Alternatives

Chen Show Mao - Hope From a Distance

During last General Elections back in 2011, all hype was on the brightest star from Workers Party, Mr. Chen Show Mao .

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Malaysian National News Agency

RMN Chief Receives Visit From S'pore Counterpart

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 -- Royal Malaysian Navy chief Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Jaafar today received a courtesy call from chief of the Republic of Singapore Navy , Rear Admiral Ng Chee Peng at the RMN headquarters at Wisma Pertahanan, here.

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Suria

MediShield Life goes beyond healthcare...

The concept of MediShield Life goes beyond healthcare and insurance. It is a reflection of the kind of society Singaporeans want to build.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Singapore state investor remains positive on China banks

Singapore sovereign investor Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd said on Tuesday it intends to keep investing in Chinese banks even as it reported a slowdown in its portfolio growth due to a drop in the value of some of its bank holdings.

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This year's NDP to have largest...

This year's National Day Parade Show will have the largest multimedia setup in NDP history.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

NDP show to celebrate Singaporeans' can-do spirit

This year's National Day Parade show will make use of the largest multimedia set-up in its history to celebrate the positive attitudes and traits of Singaporeans.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Nuclear-related offences criminalised

The amendment to the Radiation Protection Act will allow for the imposition of the death penalty for nuclear-related offences that cause fatalities, said Environment and Water Resources Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan.

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PM Lee sends condolence letter following ex-journalist Ee Boon Lee's death

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has written a condolence letter to the wife of the late veteran journalist Ee Boon Lee.

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