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Silat: Farhan and Shakir crowned world champions in Bali

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – The national silat team won two titles at the World Pencak Silat Championships on Thursday (Dec 8) in Bali.

Sheik Farhan Sheik Alau’ddin beat Mach Quoc Hung of Vietnam 5-0 in the men’s J (over 90-95kg) category while Muhammad Shakir Juanda defeated Firdhana Wahyu Putra of Indonesia 5-0 in the I (over 85-90kg) category. 62 more words

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In opposing Obama, Netanyahu played a risky hand — and won

In less than 45 days, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can finally rest assured that he won what might have been the riskiest political poker match of his career. 1,246 more words

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SoftBank to invest US$50b in US: Trump

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

NEW YORK: Donald Trump boasted on Tuesday (Dec 6) of securing a US$50 billion Japanese telecoms investment to create 50,000 US jobs, claiming another high-stakes personal win for the economy before kicking off round two of a victory tour. 727 more words

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Scottish Open - The Draw

The Scottish Open starts on Monday 12th December and is the third tournament in the Home Nation Series. It’s a 128 player event with it being the first to 4 frames until the latter stages of the tournament. 490 more words

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Easily Confused Words: Won vs. One

Won and One are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary, but are possibly spelled wrong. 214 more words

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Update: New Zealand prime minister announces surprise resignation

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, saying it was the “right time” to leave politics.

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, saying it was the “right time” to leave politics after more than eight years in power. 375 more words

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