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A puzzle called Cross-Strait relations

by Irene Paviotti

We are not always aware of what’s happening in distant places until we find ourselves there: then the reality is just too obvious to be ignored. 2,320 more words

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hopes for Singapore support in high-speed railway: Xinhua

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

BEIJING – China hopes that Singapore will support Chinese enterprises that wish to participate in the Singapore-Malaysia high-speed railway project, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday (Sept 19), according to state news agency Xinhua. 202 more words

Current Affairs

Bishop Carroll and Wichita Heights football both win comfortably

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Bishop Carroll and Wichita Heights football teams have been overwhelming teams all season long with their explosive offenses. Today, both teams showed they can also get it done on defense. 33 more words

Sports

Percy's Aeroplane

At the heart of Percy’s Aeroplane is a bright yellow La Marzocco Linea PB; and much like a pilot- head barista/owner Alex Jiang is the soul of this Kew café. 538 more words

Specialty Coffee

Travel Thru' The Lens: Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

I have heard of Gippsland when I was in Monash. It was one of the far-flung campuses where you heard and read on Monash’s communication but never really have a care. 1,996 more words

Travel Thru' The Lens Series

MAPPED: The world's population represented on social media

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

When you log on to Twitter or LinkedIn, it feels like you are connected to everyone on Earth.

Whether you want to get a taste of culture from other continents, or you want to stay on top of the latest opportunities and events in far flung places – social media allows you to connect with anyone with similar interests, no matter where they are located. 310 more words

Money Matters

Woman finds S$172k diamond ring - loot from heist - in Hong Kong park

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

HONG KONG – A woman found a diamond ring worth around HK$1 million (S$172,180) in Kowloon Park on Tuesday (Sept 19) afternoon, and the item has been confirmed to be one of nine pieces stolen in a daring daylight robbery. 251 more words

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