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Cricketer's death a freak accident

SYDNEY AUSTRALIAN batsman Phillip Hughes died of an "incredibly rare" condition after he was hit in the neck by a cricket ball, causing bleeding in his brain, doctors said... read more

Nothing sheepish about anti-wolf protest

Sheep graze in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris during a demonstration yesterday by shepherds against the protection of wolves in France. They are calling for an effective plan... read more

Don't use Sedition Act to maintain power, Umno told

KUALA LUMPUR FORMER Malaysian prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has warned Umno not to use the Sedition Act as a tool to keep it in power as the strength of the party comes... read more

Seletar Mall set to jazz up Sengkang

FOR the first time, Sengkang residents will be able to catch a movie right in their neighbourhood, instead of travelling farther afield, thanks to newly opened The Seletar Mall.... read more

Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkey

WASHINGTON US PRESIDENT Barack Obama granted amnesty Wednesday, but Republicans did not issue dire warnings of a constitutional crisis. "Today, I'm taking an action fully within... read more

US 'pick-up artist' not welcome in Singapore

SELF-PROCLAIMED "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc will not be allowed into Singapore to hold his seminars. Mr Blanc, a dating coach based in the United States, came under fire when... read more

HK student protest leaders nabbed

Pro-democracy protest leaders Joshua Wong (left) and Lester Shum holding back a protester during a confrontation with Hong Kong police officers in the Mongkok shopping district... read more

3 foreigners nabbed for alleged fake gold ingot scam

THREE men have been arrested for suspected involvement in a fake gold ingot scam. The men, all Chinese nationals aged between 37 and 44, will be charged in court for attempted... read more

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Let it go? S'poreans would rather hoard

DO YOU gripe about cramped living spaces, but still keep clothes that have not been worn in years or school notes from decades ago? More than half (56 per cent) of people polled in a recent survey said their homes are cramped, but four in 10...


《经济学人》 研究报告: 我国人民健康状况全球排名第2

王润 在《经济学人》信息部最新发表的一份比较各国人民健康状况的报告中,新加坡在全球166个国家中排名第2。日本位居首位,韩国排在第3位。   ... 更多