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Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong

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HONG KONG: President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong on Thursday (Jun 29) to celebrate its 20th anniversary of Chinese rule, but he faces a city divided, mass protests and aggrieved crowds resentful of Beijing’s growing meddling in local affairs. 497 more words

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National servicemen to get free travel on buses, trains on Jun 30

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SINGAPORE: All past and present national servicemen will get free travel on public buses and trains next Friday (Jun 30), Singapore’s four public transport operators announced on Monday. 356 more words

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Australian police charge Vatican treasurer over historical sexual assaults

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SYDNEY: Australian police said on Thursday they have charged the Vatican’s treasurer, Australian Cardinal George Pell, with multiple sexual assault offences.

“Cardinal Pell is facing multiple charges in respect of historic sexual offences,” Victoria state police deputy commissioner Shane Patton told a news conference in Melbourne. 102 more words

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Commandos the best for 14th year in a row

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When asked what spurred him to pull through the elite unit’s tough training, commando Anders Seah paid tribute to his father, who was also a commando. 597 more words

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Bedok double murder: Suspect arrested in Jambi

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An Indonesian maid who was on the run for almost a week after her elderly employers were found bound and dead in their Bedok Reservoir flat has been caught. 484 more words

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Choosing a primary school: What some parents think

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Online tools making use of publicly available data are becoming increasingly popular for parents who want to monitor their balloting chances in the Primary One registration exercise, which begins on Thursday (Jun 29). 1,538 more words

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Capital Talk - 28 June 2017

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Capital Talk looks at the challenges, issues and concerns facing Pakistan on a daily basis. The format includes a panel of renowned personalities who participate in a dialogue which contributes towards reaching feasible and practical solutions… 7 more words

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