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Singapore keen to build city in outskirts of Dhaka

Singapore keen to build city in outskirts of Dhaka
Singapore is interested to construct an independent city with all modern facilities at Purbachal, in the outskirts of the capital Dhaka. Visiting Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Home Affairs of Singapore Zulkifli Masagos came up with the …
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China and Singapore join up for rich race
The China Horse Club and the Singapore Turf Club have joined forces to stage Singapore's richest race. The race worth $ S3.05 million will be held in February 2015 to coincide with Chinese New Year and will be beamed back to China with a broadcast …
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Police Commissioner Ng Joo Hee to be replaced by CID chief Hoong Wee Teck
SINGAPORE – The current Deputy Commissioner of Investigations and Intelligence, Mr Hoong Wee Teck, 51, will be appointed Commissioner of Police on Jan 6 next year. He replaces current Police Commissioner Ng Joo Hee, 48,who will be appointed chief …
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Hong Kong protests could benefit Singapore's SGX
Singapore's financial markets could stand to benefit from the mass pro-democracy protests that have risen up across Hong Kong, Saxo Capital Markets Asia macro strategist Kay Van-Petersen says. While many market pundits have pointed to Shanghai's …
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Singapore footballer says new Sports Hub is 'more about money' than sports
“You've sold out, haven't you? You're more about money, moving in a direction I don't understand. Honestly, I miss the old you,” said Singapore footballer Baihakki Khaizan in an Instagram post on Monday. The 30-year-old national defender, a veteran …
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NZ Maori fixture in Singapore under threat
The New Zealand Maori's non-cap rugby test against the invitational Asia Pacific Dragons in Singapore next month is in doubt as the hosts battle to repair a problematic pitch at their new National Stadium. The surface was laid in May but lacked an …
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Ultra Luxury Travel: Inside Singapore Airlines' Private Suites
In an age when some airlines are forcing passengers into the ever-smaller sardine can that is economy class, others are making room for a luxurious experience that goes above and beyond first class. For passengers willing to shell out thousands of …
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One man's bid to map haze here through crowdsourcing
The idea is to get many people all over Singapore to buy a sensor kit and place it in their homes so as to map the haze when it hits the country. This, in theory, could help people decide on their outdoor activities, said software engineer Roland …
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1000 sensors to be rolled out in Singapore as part of 'smart nation' plan
Hazy skies at the Skyline Promenade, Gardens by the Bay (Bay East), on Oct 17, 2014. Some 1,000 sensors will be rolled out throughout Singapore to track everything from air quality and water level to public safety as the Government' "smart nation" plan …
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What Is the 'Freakish' Sea Creature Caught on Camera in Singapore?
The video Saim posted near Changi, Singapore, has more than 3 million views since it went up on Sept. 28. By what is it? It appears to be a basket star, an echinoderm that, according to Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center, is …
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Is Ebola likely to arrive in Singapore? 5 things to know

Is Ebola likely to arrive in Singapore? 5 things to know
Is Ebola likely to arrive in Singapore, given that it is a global air travel hub? Singapore is currently a low risk because of low population movement between Singapore and affected West African countries. However, the situation needs to be monitored …
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Economic sense of a second Singapore
In economic theory, when one factor of production – land – is largely fixed, and another factor – labour – can grow only slowly, adding more and more capital leads to diminishing returns. Should Singapore follow in the footsteps of the developed …
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Terror test for Singapore again
AS WHEN the global terror group Al-Qaeda and its South-east Asian partner Jemaah Islamiah surfaced more than a decade ago, the security threat posed to Singapore has been heightened again. This is because of its character as a hub city and the …
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Singapore keen to host Lions
Singapore – Singapore is in discussions on staging a British and Irish Lions tour match, international Tests and a leg of the rugby sevens series at its new $ 1bn Sports Hub as part of efforts to become a 'home away from home' for the sport's biggest names.
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High roller lifestyle: Cheaper in Singapore or HK?
Average prime luxury home prices are 26 percent cheaper in Singapore than Hong Kong in U.S. dollar terms, according to Nomura, far wider than the 14 percent discount seen in 2000. In Singapore, luxury residential properties averaged $ 1,807 per square …
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Singapore honours our sports pioneers
Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Lounge, Thursday, October 9, 2014 — It was a mark of the occasion when, while interviewing 71-year-old Mr C Kunalan (once Singapore's fastest man), Mr Tan Thuan Heng, 66, a former national swimmer and the first winner of …
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Haze obscures view of 'blood moon' in Singapore leaving stargazers disappointed
SINGAPORE – The haze took the colour out of the "blood moon" on Wednesday night leaving stargazers here a glimpse of only the regular eclipse. The total lunar eclipse which occurs a few times every year takes place when the Earth passes between the …
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Next Tycoons: Asok Kumar Hands His Son More Responsibility Over Singapore
Singapore property magnate Asok Kumar Hiranandani is at the top of his game, presiding over 30 hotels, office buildings and shopping centers in the city-state alone, with others in Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. He ranks 20th among Singapore's …
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MOE: Relationship workshop by Focus on the Family Singapore to cease by end
In a statement late on Wednesday, an MOE spokesman said the workshop on relationships does not fall under the ministry's sexuality education programme, even though Focus on the Family Singapore has been approved by MOE to run sexuality education …
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