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189 on board, dozens dead or missing

MANILA A FERRY loaded with 189 people capsized off the central Philippine port of Ormoc yesterday, officials said, killing at least 38 in the country's latest maritime tragedy.... read more

New move to help seniors at risk of falls

EVERY 32 minutes, an elderly person turns up at a public hospital's emergency department because of an injury from a fall. Each month, about 100 seniors find themselves in... read more

Ridding his neighbourhood of litter, 1 piece at a time

HE HAS been verbally abused and told to mind his own business. But that has not stopped retiree Xu Zhixing from going around his neighbourhood to pick up trash - voluntarily - and... read more

PM needed 'one good apology' from Ngerng

ALL it would have taken for blogger Roy Ngerng to avoid being sued was one good apology and true contrition. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said this yesterday on the first day of... read more

I'm sorry, says S'pore victim to dad

IT WAS her dream to return to Singapore next year and study to be a doctor. But in a cruel twist of fate, Singaporean Megan Loy is back a year earlier and fighting to stay alive... read more

S'pore wakes up to revamped Straits Times

A REVAMPED version of the most-read newspaper here hit news-stands islandwide early yesterday morning. Most of the 20 people interviewed by The Straits Times (ST) yesterday said... read more

JB-Woodlands shuttle trains a hit with Malaysians

A SHUTTLE train service launched yesterday between Singapore and Johor Baru (JB) proved to be popular with Malaysians, who took advantage of the quicker border crossing to get to... read more

All 113 on board aircraft believed dead

MEDAN THE death toll from the crash of an Indonesian air force transport plane shortly after take-off yesterday in Medan city, North Sumatra, could reach 116, officials said. Air... read more

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189 on board, dozens dead or missing

MANILA A FERRY loaded with 189 people capsized off the central Philippine port of Ormoc yesterday, officials said, killing at least 38 in the country's latest maritime tragedy. Some 33 people were still missing after the wooden-hulled motorised...

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