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The Stephen King Conundrum

With imminent homelessness looming over me, lack of career and many personal failings, now seems like a good time to vent about Stephen King. I sit here writing now being disturbed by loud neighbours and loud flatmate and her loud offspring. 823 more words

How much do houses cost?

The UK House Price Index (HPI) uses house sales data from official Government property registers and is calculated by the Office of National Statistics.  It is more reliable than figures produced by mortgage lenders because not everyone buying a house requires a mortgage loan and individual lenders look at their own lending. 175 more words

The woman battling South Korea's 'birth strike'

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SEOUL: The woman appointed to try to reverse the world’s lowest birth rates knows better than most why billion-dollar campaigns to encourage South Korea’s female populace to procreate have failed – she is among the millions who have chosen to remain childless in the face of traditionalist social expectations. 827 more words

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Singapore Airlines among least fuel-efficient airlines flying across the Pacific

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines performs below the industry average for the amount of carbon dioxide per passenger-kilometre it emits, according to an analysis of 20 major airlines operating nonstop passenger flights across the pacific.  339 more words

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