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THE STRAITS TIMES •#*A SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS PUBLICATION 74 PAGES IN FOUR PARTS MICA (P) 219/03/2006 MONDAY, MAYB 2006 ESTABLISHED 1845 80 CENTS

Strong mandate good for S'pore: MM [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Strong mandate good for S'pore: MM Peh Shing Huei Lynn Lee Result will mean more jobs, better life for S'poreans By a THE strong mandate given to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will mean more jobs and a better life for Singaporeans as it sent a clear signal to foreign

Gomez stopped from leaving Singapore, police confirm probe [ARTICLE]

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Gomez stopped from leaving Singapore, police confirm probe T. Rajan By DEFEATED Workers' Party candidate James Gomez was stopped from leaving the country at Changi Airport yesterday and questioned by police for eight hours. Police confirmed they were investigating Mr Gomez m connection with a complaint they received against him

UPFRONT

Gentleman they love in Potong Pasir... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Gentleman they love in Potong Pasir... Sumiko Tan By THEY emerged from their flats and descended m all shapes and sizes to throng the space between blocks 136 and 140, Potong Pasir Avenue 1. It was inching midnight, but no one was tJiinking of sleep. All they wanted was to

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PRIME

PAP will have to review ways to win opposition wards: PM [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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PAP will have to review ways to win opposition wards: PM Laurel Teo Lydia Lim Party will focus on policies as offer of upgrading alone did not work By Praise for two opposition veterans "I actualiy felt a little sorry for Chiam because he has put m 22 years of

Firm plans to sell fuel converting kit for cars [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Firm plans to sell fuel converting kit for cars Christopher Tan German outfit says its $2,000 device lets fuel-powered ears use cheaper natural gas By Senior Correspondent GREEN and economy-con-scious drivers can soon convert their cars to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) a cleaner and cheaper alternative to petrol.

Changi seeks shopping and dining ideas to boost revenue [ARTICLE]

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Changi seeks shopping and dining ideas to boost revenue Karamjit Kaur By Aviation Correspondent IN A bid to boost non-air-line earnings, Changi Airport is stepping up efforts to strengthen its position as one of the best duty-free shopping and dining airports m the region. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore

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ASIA

Existing defence and security agreements between some Asean members and other regional countries [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Existing defence and security agreements between some Asean members and other regional countries FPDA Singapore and Malaysia are part of the Five-Power Defence Arrangements, which include the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand and allow the five nations to consult each other m the event of an external threat against

First meeting of Asean defence ministers [ARTICLE]

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First meeting of Asean defence ministers Reme Ahmad Inaugural talks to boost regional security a major step for grouping By Mcdaysia Bureau Chief In Kuala Lumpur ASEAN will hold an inaugural meeting of defence ministers here tomorrow, taking a significant step forward m boosting security cooperation among countries m the

KL to set up centre to combat cyber-attacks [ARTICLE]

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KL to set up centre to combat cyber-attacks MALAYSIA will set up a centre to offer emergency responses to cyber-attacks on economic and trading systems of various countries. The centre will be funded and backed by governments around the world and the private sector, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi said

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CHINA

Singapore could have role in cross-strait talks: KMT [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Singapore could have role in cross -strait talks: KMT Goh Sui Not Republic has been good friend to both sides, says party chief Ma, recalling 1993 talks here By SINGAPORE can play a constructive role m cross-strait ties as it has done before, Taiwan's chief opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou said

Job woes loom for Chinese graduates [ARTICLE]

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Job woes loom for Chinese graduates Beijing SIXTY per cent oi Chinese college leavers looking tor work m the second half of this year will not be able to find a job, state media said yesterday quoting a government report. China is expected to face serious employment difficulties during this

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EAST ASIA

Six North Korean defectors arrive in US [ARTICLE]

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Six North Korean defectors arrive in US Smuggled out of China, the group is the first to be sponsored by US Washington IN A cloak-and-dagger operation, six North Korean defectors arrived m the United States at the weekend m the first effort sponsored by the US government to give political

KNOW WHAT YOU EAT [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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KNOW WHAT YOU EAT Grabbing a bite m Japan may not just fill the stomach, it can enrich the mind too. Rice crackers bearing the war-renouncing Article 9 of Japan's Constitution are being sold by Furatto, a coffee shop m Kumamoto City southern Japan. Called Article 9 Senbei crackers, each

China names new bishop 'with papal approval' [ARTICLE]

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China names new bishop 'with papal approval' Beijing CHINA'S official Roman Catholic church named a new bishop yesterday, reportedly with papal approval, as Beijing rejected Vatican criticism of unauthorised ordination of two other bishops. The Reverend Paolo Pei Junmin was named assistant bishop of Shenyang, the capital city of north-eastern

Japan seeks top ministerial talks with China [ARTICLE]

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Japan seeks top ministerial talks with China Tokyo A SENIOR Japanese diplomat m Beijing for talks with his Chinese counterpart said he will propose that the two nations' foreign ministers resume bilateral discussions later this month, according to a news report. "We believe that there is a need to hold

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INDIA/SOUTH ASIA

Worry over slow pace of preparations for Games [ARTICLE]

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Worry over slow pace of preparations for Games P. Jayaram Lots of plans but actual work yet to start on 2010 C'wealth Games By STOP DELAYING "Work should have started a year ago. It's Imperative that some activity happen immediately." MR RANDHIR SINGH, vice-chairman of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Organising

Sri Lanka seeks Indian help in peace effort [ARTICLE]

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Sri Lanka seeks Indian help in peace effort New Delhi SRI Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera was due to arrive m India yesterday to persuade New Delhi to help broker peace m the island nation which is teetering on the verge of a fresh civil war. But India is unlikely

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Yudhoyono brings home Mid-East oil and cash deals [ARTICLE]

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Yudhoyono brings home Mid- East oil and cash deals Devi Asmarani Visits also raise Jakarta's profile and yield investment pledges of biliions By Indonesia Correspondent In Jakarta PRESIDENT Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono secured investment commitments of billions of dollars from Middle East countries and increased Indonesia's profile during his maiden visit

Colon surgery for Suharto as bleeding continues [ARTICLE]

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Colon surgery for Suharto as bleeding continues Jakarta FORMER Indonesian dictator Suharto underwent colon surgery yesterday, his third day m hospital for intestinal bleeding, one of his doctors said. The decision to operate was tak- en after a colonoscopy earlier m the day revealed bleeding on the left side of

SPOT THE CYCLIST [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SPOT THE CYCLIST A lone cyclist appears almost lost m chalk art drawn on a grand scale as he rides across this v huge canvas a road at Makati City m Manila. The Philippine capital's business district is organising a monthlong festival to celebrate its 336 th anniversary on June

Suu Kyi's party members quit 'en masse' [ARTICLE]

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Suu Kyi' s party members quit 'en masse' Yangon DOZENS of members of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party have resigned just weeks after the military junta threatened to dissolve the opposition party. State-run newspapers have reported that members of the National League for Democracy (NLD) have been resigning

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MALAYSIA

'I was just helping a constituent' [ARTICLE]

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'I was just helping a constituent' Reme Ahmad Umno MP m graft scandal says he was merely responding to an appeal from a voter By Malaysia Bureau Chief In Kuala Lumpur Reason for quitting "I HAVE met Shahrir and he admitted that based on the principle as a member of

S'porean man found dead in Johor flat [ARTICLE]

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S'porean man found dead in Johor flat Johor Baru A SINGAPOREAN man has been found dead with his hands and legs tied up and a cloth draped over his head m an apartment m Taman Pelangi Indah m Johor. Mr Eric Hampton, 53, was found m his bedroom by a

Businessman's $ 17m meteorite collection [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Businessman's 17m meteorite collection Sungai Petani PHOTO: MAVERICK Malaysian entrepreneur Jaafar Jamaludin, who loves "chasing" shooting stars, has a collection of meteorites worth some RM4O million (Ssl7 million). He said many Malaysians are unfamiliar with meteorites and their potential to become money-spinners. Meteorites are rock fragments from an asteroid that

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INDONESIA NABS 5 MORE TERROR SUSPECTS [ARTICLE]

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INDONESIA NABS 5 MORE TERROR SUSPECTS JAKARTA: Indonesian police have arrested five people suspected of being close aides of one of South-east Asia's most wanted men. The suspected followers of Noordin Mohamed Top, a Malaysian national still on the run, were arrested m the town of Tolitoli m Central Sulawesi

DEADLY BLASTS IN CHINESE CAFES 'INTENTIONAL' [ARTICLE]

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DEADLY BLASTS IN CHINESE CAFES 'INTENTIONAL' BEIJING: Police said that near-simulta-neous explosions at two Internet cafes m China that killed two people were a criminal act. However, there was no word of possible suspects or motives. The blasts on Friday night at the Internet cafes m Hefei, the capital of

TAIWAN DENIES BUYING PARAGUAY'S SUPPORT [ARTICLE]

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TAIWAN DENIES BUYING PARAGUAY'S SUPPORT I TAIPEI: Taiwan's Vice-President An- nette Lv yesterday denied reports that the island had bought Paraguay's diplomatic support with a pledge of US$25O million (Ss39o million) m aid. Ms Lv said the offer of aid made during President Chen Shui-bian's trip to Paraguay over the

JAPAN AND U.S. TO DEVELOP SUPERSONIC JET [ARTICLE]

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JAPAN AND U.S. TO DEVELOP SUPERSONIC JET TOKYO: The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and several Japanese firms will launch a joint project with Nasa and Boeing to develop a nextgeneration supersonic jet. The project, due to start this summer, aims to develop a supersonic jet by around 2020 that can

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NUS Business School, BBA Class of 2006. Climbing high even before graduation. Aana Leigh Lawton, Procter Gamble; Brian Mathew Pua Cv, The Boston Consulting Group; Celestine Chua Scow Hoon, Procter Gamble; Chen Kin, Morgan Stanley; Chew junren Anson, IE Singapore; Chong l-T'ing Celeste, HSBC; Chooy Meiqi Pricilla, Citibank Singapore; Dang

WORLD

New CIA chief the first step in agency overhaul [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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New CIA chief the first step in agency overhaul Focus will be on its core mission of overseas espionage and fighting terror Washington THE choice of US Air Force General Michael Hayden as the new director of America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is the first step m a plan to

CIA directorship: Mission impossible? [ARTICLE]

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CIA directorship: Mission impossible? WHEN CIA director Porter Goss resigned on Friday, he found himself m good company. In one way or another, the job has confounded nearly every man who has held it. With few exceptions, each of the previous 18 directors has quit m frustration, been given his

Chopper downed in Iraq as weekend violence flares [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chopper downed in Iraq as weekend violence flares Karbala (Iraq) A BRITISH military helicopter was downed, bombs killed at least 25 people and 43 bullet-riddled bodies were found during a violence-filled weekend m Iraq. The British helicopter was hit by a missile and crashed m the southern city of Basra

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Heat still on Blair despite reshuffle [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Heat still on Blair despite reshuffle Jonathan Eyal Sweeping Cabinet changes unlikely to solve his problems with Labour Party By Straits Times Europe Bureau In London BRITISH Prime Minister Tony Blair presides this week over the first meeting of his newly reshuffled government, but the dramatic overhaul is unlikely to

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CHENEY PRAISES BALKAN STATES [ARTICLE]

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CHENEY PRAISES BALKAN STATES DUBROVNIK (Croatia): US Vice-President Dick Cheney yesterday lent American support to three Balkan nations seeking to join Nato and the European Union as he wrapped up a tour of former communist states. Mr Cheney told leaders of Croatia, Albania and Macedonia that their countries' entry would

SOLOMONS PM BACKS JAILED MINISTERS [ARTICLE]

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SOLOMONS PM BACKS JAILED MINISTERS CANBERRA: Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare yesterday defended the appointment of a jailed politician as police minister, saying that evidence of him having incited riots might not hold up m court. "Australia had expressed concern over the Cabinet appointments on Friday of two jailed

ISRAEL'FOILED PLOT TO KILL ABBAS' [ARTICLE]

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ISRAEL 'FOILED PLOT TO KILL ABBAS' LONDON: Israeli intelligence foiled a Hamas plot to assassinate Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas by tip- ping him off, Britain's Sunday Times has reported. The Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, had planned to kill Mr Abbas at his Gaza City office, intelligence

DEADLOCK ON ITALIAN PRESIDENCY [ARTICLE]

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DEADLOCK ON ITALIAN PRESIDENCY ROME: Italy's incoming prime minister Romano Prodi held last-minute talks with the opposition centre-right yesterday to break a deadlock over the choice of the next president ahead of a parliamentary vote. Mr Prodi had been forced to seek another candidate after the opposition rejected his choice

TITO'S YACHT MAY BECOME MUSEUM [ARTICLE]

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TITO'S YACHT MAY BECOME MUSEUM RIJEKA (Croatia): A banana boat which was built m 1938, converted into a German mine-layer during World War II and then used as a yacht by Yugoslav communist dictator Tito The Galeb could become a museum on Croatia's coast. "In the whole world, there is

SPOTLIGHT PEOPLE

Mars space suit made by students [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Mars space suit made by students MR FABIO Sau says moving from his native Italy to attend the University of North Dakota (UND) was like "coming to another planet" and now he's using the northern central US state's wildest terrain for a simulated mission to Mars. Mr Sau is the

Scientist who married African warrior dies [ARTICLE]

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Scientist who married African warrior dies NOTED French anthropologist Jacqueline RoumeguereEberhardt, best known for her marriage to an illiterate Masai warrior and controversial theory about prehistoric beings living m present-day Africa, has died m Kenya at age 78, her family said. Ms Roumeguere-Eber-hardt, a lecturer at France's National Centre for

American Idol winner graduates from college [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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American Idol winner graduates from college COUNTRY singer Carrie Underwood is now a college graduate. Underwood, the winner of last year's American Idol contest, received her degree on Saturday m a ceremony at Northeastern State University m the state of Oklahoma. Along with 1,800 graduates, she walked across the stage

Top Czech spy lets his hair down for disguise [ARTICLE]

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Top Czech spy lets his hair down for disguise THE Czech Republic's spy chief is set to appear today at a public ceremony disguised beneath long hair and a beard m order to conceal his true appearance so that he can continue to work m undercover operations, according to a

French move to help 'foreign' job seekers [ARTICLE]

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French move to help 'foreign' job seekers Susan Sachs New rules require firms to hide ethnicity details from recruiters By For The Straits Times In Paris GETTING PAST FIRST HURDLE "We're not saying this is the solution to the problem. But the fact is that a lot of candidates dbn't

Iran threatens pullout from NPT [ARTICLE]

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Iran threatens pullout from NPT Teheran IRAN'S Parliament yesterday threatened to force a withdrawal from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty if Western pressure over its programme increases. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi also said: "We will not accept any resolution that is against our rights." He added that suspending the

Congressman Kennedy 'cannot recall car crash' [ARTICLE]

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Congressman Kennedy 'cannot recall car crash' Washington HAVING cast shadows of scandal and tragedy over US politics for more than half a century, the Kennedy clan was back m the news at the weekend after Congressman Patrick Kennedy said he would seek treatment for addiction to prescription medicines. The disclosure

Gan's litany of tragedy and scandal [ARTICLE]

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Gan's litany of tragedy and scandal MR PATRICK Kennedy's revelations add to the string of tragedies that has befallen the Kennedy clan. >> 1961: Patriarch Joseph Kennedy suffers a stroke. He remains partially paralysed and mute until his death m 1969. 1963: President John F. Kennedy's second son. Patrick Bouvier

Saudis target Al-Qaeda ideology in campaign [ARTICLE]

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Saudis target Al-Qaeda ideology in campaign HOPE... "None has been found to get re-involved m terrorism so far. Their ideology has changed, and they are convinced they were wrong." LT-GEN MANSOUR AL-TURKI, spokesman for the Saudi Interior Ministry AND LIES "I'm afraid about 85 to 90 per cent of those

GLOBAL AGENDA

Verdict on Thai election validity [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Verdict on Thai election validity NIRMAL GHOSH SOUTH-EAST ASIA WHAT IT IS THAILAND'S Constitutional Court is due to hand down a decision today on petitions seeking to annul the controversial April 2 snap polls called by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to restate his mandate m the face of mounting opposition

SOUTH-EAST ASIA [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SOUTH-EAST ASIA DEVI ASMARANI Ahmadinejad looking to boost Indonesia ties WHAT IT IS WHILE ministers of the UN Security Council's five permanent members and Germany discuss a long-term strategy for dealing with Teheran m New York today, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will be heading for Indonesia. He will meet Indonesian

INDIA/SOUTH ASIA [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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INDIA/SOUTH ASIA P.JAYARAM Sonia Gandhi to come back stronger m poll WHAT IT IS LEADER of the ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi," who stunned many by resigning from Parliament amid charges that she held offices of profit m violation of the Constitution, faces election today m Rae BareLi, Uttar Pradesh.

WORLD [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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WORLD All eyes on UN Human Rights Council election WHAT IT IS ELECTIONS to the newly established 47-member human rights council will be held tomorrow. Reports say 65 members have declared their candidature. The elections will be held by secret ballot. Indications that Cuba, China and Russia will most likely

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May 8-14 MONDAY RIYADH: Philippine President Gloria Arroyo visits to win assurances over energy supplies. >> ROME: Parliament begins voting to elect Italy's president. TUESDAY KUALA LUMPUR: Defence ministers from South-east Asia meet, without Myanmar. CANBERRA: Premier John Howard unveils budget. UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General Kofi hosts a meeting of Middle

REVIEW

A maturing process [ARTICLE]

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A maturing process BY its exacting standards, the Peoples Action Party would be reasonably content with the election numbers it obtained, though not jubilant. To have two m three voters keep faith with its brand of uncompromising governance m an age of openness on demand, was a vindication. The support

CASTING THE WISE VOTE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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CASTING THE WISE VOTE Warren Fernandez ELECTION 06 By When PM Lee faced the cameras at his traditional post-election press conference at 2am yesterday, he made plain that he noted voters' concerns about the cost of living and promised that his party would do even more to tackle these. Projecting

Three different styles in PAP campaign [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Three different styles in PAP campaign Chua Mui Hoong ELECTION 06 By IThe first discernible beat was one voters have become familiar with: the upgrading carrot-and-stick approach 2 Another beat that the campaign appeared to be following: the hard percussion one of hammering political opponents 3 One strong, underlying melody

US lags way behind the global curve [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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US lags way behind the global curve Rosalind Chait Barnett Caryl Rivers WOMEN LEADERS By MS MICHELLE Bachelet is elected president of Chile. Ms Patricia Russo becomes head of the new telecom giant (a merger between Alcatel and Lucent, based m France) that will be one of the largest companies

Nurturing the EU-Asean partnership [ARTICLE]

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Nurturing the EU-Asean partnership VASSILLIS BONTOSOGLOU SUSANNE Rentzow-VASU By ON MAY 9, 1954, Europe embarked on an extraordinary journey of sharing authority over sectors of their national economies. What started as a Coal and Steel Community with only six members has given rise to today's 25-member European Union (EU). In

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ELECTION 06

Now to see what else can be done for Ang Mo Kio [ARTICLE]

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Now to see what else can be done for Ang Mo Kio Li Xu eying GRC team will study how to attend to 'pockets of problems' if they exist, says PM BY THE People's Action Party team m Ang Mo Kio GRC will look into whether there are areas of

ONE FOR THE CELLPHONE [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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ONE FOR THE CELLPHONE PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG An Ang Mo Kio resident taking the opportunity to pose for a shot with PM Lee, using her cellphone. This was along one of the stops during the victory parade of Mr Lee and his teammates, Dr Balaji Sadasivan, Mr Wee Siew

YOUTHink

Hidden scars Their silent cry for help [ARTICLE]

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Hidden scars Their silent cry for help Alicia Zhuang Unable to cope with life's demands, some youths are cutting themselves. More are seeing docs about depression By UNCERTAIN ABOUT TOMORROW "I am so unsure about my future. Where and when will I get a job? And if I do get

Engage us, we will be waiting [ARTICLE]

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Engage us, we will be waiting Glenn Koh The General Election is over and campaigning is on hold for the next five years. But Singapore's youth remind their ne*wly elected MPs that they should not be forgotten By GENERAL Election 2006 brought to the fore an important point that Singapore's

Five-year marathon has just begun [ARTICLE]

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Five-year marathon has just begun Ephraim Loy By THE votes have been counted and the dust has settled but the five-year marathon is just beginning. Winning the election is just the first step, now it is time to deliver on the promises. As a young Singaporean who strongly supports constructive

Mr MP, listen with your heart [ARTICLE]

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Mr MP, listen with your heart Christie Tan By I WANT my MP to listen with his heart. And I hope he understands that he needs to take the time to interact with the people under his care. Otherwise he would not know exactly what his residents need. 1 hope

Speak up for constituents [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Speak up for constituents LRIS Pruetthipunthu By WHICHEVER party has won m my GRC, my concerns are, and will remain, the same. I believe MPs must look after the interests of the people, who include the "English-edu-cated, different interests" youth, as my generation has been labelled. I want my MPs

Give every young person the chance to study [ARTICLE]

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Give every young person the chance to study Rabiatul Adawiyah By WHEN my father was retrenched m 2004 and unemployed for a year and a half, my family suffered. The difficult financial position we were m made me realise there are certain issues that our MPs have to give priority

Engage political rivals on issues, don't just dismiss them [ARTICLE]

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Engage political rivals on issues, don't just dismiss them Amelia Tan By THIS General Election has been a milestone for me this is the first time I have followed local politics so closely. I am not sure whether I am living up to the new stereotype of an idealistic youth

HIP AND HAPPENING [ARTICLE]

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HIP AND HAPPENING >> Place: Rush Dance Club Crowd: Junior college students Where it's at: 9 Mohamed Sultan Road Word on the street: Rush may not be as fancy as some of the newer joints m Mohamed Sultan Road, but it can give you a decent trance fix. Rush allows

Write in to Youthink [ARTICLE]

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Write in to Youthink HAVE something to say about articles m Youthlnk? Thinking of contributing a story or commentary for publication? Please e-mail sty outh@sph. com.sg with your full name, age and contact number.

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Mature opposition better for the nation [LETTER]

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Mature opposition better for the nation ELECTION 2006 DON'T TAKE THEM FOR GRANTED Singapore must thank the opposition parties for contesting many of the seats and giving people a chance to exercise their choice. It gave many voters a chance to be involved m an election and cast their vote.

Voters show they want an alternative [LETTER]

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Voters show they want an alternative SINGAPOREANS are generally happy with the outcome of General Election 2006. The opposition parties must be congratulated for putting up some firm resistance to the ruling party. This is the outcome of fielding more credible candidates than m past elections. Still. People's Action Party

'Hardware' all very well, don't forget 'heartware' [LETTER]

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'Hardware' all very well, don't forget 'heartware' ON SATURDAY, a new phase m Singapore politics was ushered m on the back of estate upgrading and lifts-stopping-on-every-floor carrots. This tells me Singaporeans are a pragmatic lot with tangible desires on their minds. While all the "hardware" that has been promised, to

PM grateful for input on Gomez [LETTER]

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PM grateful for input on Gomez IN HIS letter, "He spoke up but he's no ex-MP" (ST, May 6), Mr Chan Chee Seng clarified that he was not the former MP of the same name. I am sorry about my mistake. I had assumed that Mr Chan was the former

Shouldn't lower US$ negate oil price rise? [LETTER]

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Shouldn't lower US$ negate oil price rise? I WOULD like various organisations that have oil as their main expense to explain how the softening of the United States dollar impacts on their cost of services to customers. Singapore Airlines imposes a fuel surcharge, SP Services increases the electricity tariff and

A germ by any other name... [LETTER]

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A germ by any other name... 1 AM the parent of a child wjio is m Primary 1 this year. I must say school textbooks are more interesting than those available during my primary school days. However, I have an issue with one particular book m my daughter's primary school

Masks on promotion [LETTER]

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Masks on promotion I REFER to the letter, "Sale price was normal retail price" by Ms Chua Hwee Yong (ST, May 5). We thank Ms Chua for her feedback and wish to assure her that the anti-acne masks she referred to were launched at $19.95 and that this is the

Govt columbarium a much better deal [LETTER]

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Govt columbarium a much better deal I CAN empathise with Miss Kek Ah Eng who complained that she had to pay a fee of $2,000 for her brother's niche to be upgraded ("Pay 2000 for niche upgrading"; ST, May 6). This is m addition to what she paid m initial

Big difference in medication prices [LETTER]

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Big difference in medication prices I AM writing about differences m pricing for the same medication bought at different health institutions. Some months ago, I bought Daneuron tablets made by PT Dankos at Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic. The price was $5 for 100 tablets or 5 cents per tablet. However,

SPORTS

Wie, let down by accuracy, finishes 35th [ARTICLE]

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Wie, let down by accuracy, finishes 35th »GOLF Incheon (South Korea) MICHELLE Wie finished with a whimper at the SK Telecom Open yesterday, where she made the cut m a men's professional golf tournament for the first time. The Hawaiian 16-year-old shot a two-over 74 yesterday to finish 35th at

China stroll to Thomas Cup victory [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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China stroll to Thomas Cup victory BADMINTON Bad mm ton's top team prize remains m Asia as they whip Denmark 3-0 Tokyo IN THE end. it was barely a fight. China s world No 1 Lin Dan beat Peter Gade yesterday to lead the Asian giants to a 3-0 win

Lakers crash out as Suns clinch series decider [ARTICLE]

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Lakers crash out as Suns clinch series decider BASKETBALL NBA play-offs Western Conference semi-finals San Antonio Spurs v Dallas Mavericks Phoenix Suns v Los Angeles Clippers Eastern Conference Detroit Pistons v Cleveland Cavaliers Miami Heat v New Jersey Nets Best-of-seven series Phoenix (Arizona) THE Los Angeles Lakers came to their

De La Hoya wins WBC title in return [ARTICLE]

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De La Hoya wins WBC title in return BOXING Las Vegas THE Golden Boy still has the lustre. Oscar De La Hoya, 33. made an impressive return to the ring after a 20-month absence. The American knocked down Ricardo Mayorga m the first round before finally stopping the Nicaraguan m

Results [ARTICLE]

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Results BADMINTON Thomas Cup final: China 3 Denmark 0 (Chinese names first: Lin Dan bt Peter Gade 21-17 21-19, Cai Yun/Fu IHaifeng bt Jens Eriksen/Martin Lundgaard Hansen 19-21 21-11 21-18, Bao Chunlai bt Kenneth Jonassen 21-12 12-21 21-12). BASEBALL MLB: LA Angels 3 Toronto 0. NY Mets 6 Atlanta 5,

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HO SUM GUAN Age: 81 was called home to be with the LORD on 7 May 2006. Dearly missed ami fondly rememlved by loved OMS Wife: Ng Kum Wah Sons: Daughters-in-law: Ho Kiam Hock Carol lim Ho Thiam Chye Loh Mci ling Ho Thiam Soon. Steven Go Nee Kva. lean

MONEY

Week's Top Rises (c) [ARTICLE]

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Week's Top Rises (%) [ARTICLE]

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Week's Top Falls (c) [ARTICLE]

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Currencies Where S$ stands [ARTICLE]

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Currencies Where S$ stands May 5 %CHNG m 2005 CLOSE FRMail SSIOW SS HIGH JSS 1.5765 +0.21 1.6630 1.5705 Euro 1.9993 -0.52 2.0052# 1.9182 2.9165 -0.46 2.9246# 2.7897 AS 1.2120 -0.05 1.2369 1.1366 Yen* i.3845 +0.11 1.4364 1.3530 Rupiah 'o.ol79s +0.10 0.XXXXX 0.XXXXX Bant* ...4.1640 +0.32 4.2430 4.0840 Peso .3.0535

Market expected to rise on strong PAP victory [ARTICLE]

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Market expected to rise on strong PAP victory Chua Kong Ho TAKING STOCK Other factors include quarterly reports, global interest rates, oil prices: Analysts By OUTLOOK PREDICTION Looking ahead, some market-watchers believe that the share market will slow down this month as it enters a traditional lull period and ahead

Buffett eager to spend part of $68b cash hoard [ARTICLE]

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Buffett eager to spend part of $68b cash hoard pening that is m its early stages is low," Ms Schroeder said, referring to Mr Buffett's lack of optimism. Iscar, which has plants m the Untied States, Asia and Europe, would be Berkshire's third-largest stock or cash acquisition and its first

Berkshire sees property slowdown [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Berkshire sees property slowdown MR WARREN Buffett. the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, said his company's realestate brokers are seeing a "slowdown m every place". High-end markets have been hurt the most, because of buyers who "bought for speculation and investment rather than use", he said at Berkshire's annual shareholders'

Fed hike this week 'a certainty' [ARTICLE]

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Fed hike this week 'a certainty' Washington THE Federal Reserve is guaranteed to raise US interest rates this week, economists believe, but debate about where it will go next is reaching fever pitch. The United States central bank's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets on Wednesday and is expected to

Proposed changes will not apply to 'trust' policies: MAS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Proposed changes will not apply to 'trust' policies: MAS Lorn a Tan Consent of al! the beneficiaries named is required to revoke such legal trusts By Finance Correspondent HOPES have been dashed for a quick end to a dilemma faced by some insurance policyholders, who have been unable to change

Banks' 5-day clearing week to start next Monday [ARTICLE]

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Banks' 5-day clearing week to start next Monday BANKS will start the new five-day clearing week from next Monday. This means they will no longer process cheques, Giro or interbank funds transfers on Saturdays. If a cheque is deposited on a Thursday after the 3pm cut-off time, the funds will

S'pore slips to 13th spot in e-readiness: Magazine [ARTICLE]

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S'pore slips to 13th spot in e-readiness: Magazine Tham Yuen-C By SINGAPORE remains ahead of other IT-savvy markets m Asia such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, despite slipping two notches from 11th to 13th place m an e-readiness ranking of the 68 largest economies m the world. Published by

DBS woos affluent clients IN India with Treasures brand [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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DBS woos affluent clients IN India with Treasures brand Grace Kg it aims to attract up. to I 800 customers m the key cities of Mumbai and New Delhi By GROWING PRESENCE Mr Wahi, CEO of DBS India, says the bank which has already invested US$l2O million (XXXXX.4 million) to

Global focus [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Global focus PC FIRM Asus' Singapore office, its first outside Taiwan, will spearhead the electronics maker's global business, especially m the areas of branding, sales, customer service and procurement. It will serve the US, Europe. Asia and Africa, and has been awarded international HQ status by the EDB, allowing the

Taiwan tech group Asus opens global HQ here [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Taiwan tech group Asus opens global HQ here THAM YUEN-C TAIWAN'S Asus Technology has set up its global headquarters m Singapore and is looking to establish an R&D centre here as well. The office, its first outside Taiwan, will spearhead the electronics manufacturer's global business, especially m the areas of

Horizon View owners asking for $3.4m each [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Horizon View owners asking for $3. 4 m each Joyce Teo By Property Correspondent ENCOURAGED by the collective sale of nearby Hilltops Apartments, the owners of the 36-unit Horizon View at Cairnhill Road are joining the growing number of collective sales and asking for about 53. 4 million each. That

Young Entrepreneurs Society to help budding go-getters [ARTICLE]

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Young Entrepreneurs Society to help budding go-getters KELVIN HAN STARTING a business m your own country is hard enough, let alone m a foreign land, so isn't it time some help was provided? The answer is YES. .or more accurately the Young Entrepreneurs Society, which provides a regional network for

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Strong showing [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Strong showing QIMONDA, headed by chief executive officer Loh Kin Wah (left), came into being formally last Monday. It is the world's second-biggest maker of memory chips after South Korea's Samsung Electronics. Aided by a 49 per cent quarterly sales jump to US$l.l6 billion (551.84 billion), the firm leapfrogged South

German chip giant may list memory unit here [ARTICLE]

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German chip giant may list memory unit here Bryan Lee Infmeon's other likely options for Qimonda's IPO are Hong Kong and US By SINGAPORE is one of two Asian stock markets that German chip giant Infineon Technologies is considering for an upcoming listing of its memory business spin-off, Qimonda. Qimonda

STRAITS TIMES INDEX [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chinese, Indian chambers lead mission to India [ARTICLE]

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Chinese, Indian chambers lead mission to India NARENDRA AGGARWAL »50-MEMBERTEAM THE call early this year by Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong for Chinese businesses to try their hand m booming India is being taken up with glee. The Chinese and Indian chambers of commerce have lined up a multi-sector business

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Lite! THE STRAITS TIMES Monday May 8 2006

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Tarcy's older and bolder [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Tarcy's older and bolder Hazel Yong After a five-year absence, the Taiwanese returns with a new album and mature image IT SOUNDS like career suicide for a singer to deliberately keep a low profile for five years. But Tarcy Su, 35, says she is no fool m doing so. The

Furious Jacko [ARTICLE]

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Furious Jacko NEW YORK A recent GQ article spoofing Michael Jackson has the singer demanding that the magazine apologise and pull the issue from circulation. A Jackson representative said Jackson is "furious" about photos featuring an impersonator m the May issue. The photos accompany an article called "Where's Michael?" on

Taufik is MTV's Favourite Artist for S'pore [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Taufik is MTV's Favourite Artist for S'pore BANGKOK Asia's biggest music stars showed off their finest on Saturday at MTV's regional awards show, m a glitzy concert broadcast from the heart of Bangkok's commercial district. Fans waited for as long as five hours to catch a glimpse of their favourite

Taiwanese fans serenade jester [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Taiwanese fans serenade jester TAIPEI South Korean actor Lee Joon Xi received a rousing welcome on Saturday from fans who sang Korean songs to herald his first visit to Taiwan. Lee, 24, was there to promote his movie The King And The Clown, the story about a king who falls

What's the Rush? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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What's the Rush? HONG KONG The third instalment m the popular Rush Hour action comedy film series starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker will start filming m late summer, Chan's official website has announced. A statement yesterday said the movie will be filmed m Paris, New York City and Los

Nothing's impossible for Q [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Nothing's impossible for Q Lee Sze Yong Even though she had high fever during the audition. Maggie Q won a role alongside Tom Cruise m M:i:!ll IT SHOULD have been a breeze tor Maggie Q to score a role m Mission Impossible 3. After all, the model-turned-actress has a portfolio

Wonder women [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Wonder women Ong Su Bin ALL authors should be so lucky. Take Chinese writer Su Tong whose novel Fu Nu Sheng Huo (Life Of Women) was read by director Hou Yong. The result? Jasmine Women, a 129-minute movie adaptation of the novel which unfolds m three chapters Grandmother, Mother and

EATING FILMS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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EATING FILMS Leong Su-Lin Kelvin Tong, the man behind the award-winning Eating Air, lives and breathes movies so much, he put his craft before his marriage mondayinterview ON HOBBIES: 1 love eavesdropping on secondary school kids. The rhythm at which they speak has changed from my day. They can talk

Star wars [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Star wars When celebrities break up, the fallout is often as nasty as it is public NASTY court battles. Smear campaigns. Vitriolic attacks. In Hollywood, love and marriage can turn so quickly to break-ups. bitter divorces and child custody wars. It's a given that m Tinseltown, if you're a couple,

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biteintort If somebody asks me for an autograph, I will happily give it to him; if someone wants to break into my house and sleep m the same bed as me, I will say no' Actor Amitabh Bachchan I'm Catholic. Of course, they're not going to run pictures of me

What women want... really [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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What women want... really Jeremy Au Yong Men wouldn't mind receiving gifts that have a lot of functions, but they don't appear to be what women want straighttalk WE NEED to talk the four words that will make any guy's heart plunge into his gut she said, after opening the

Holmes wows crowd with her figure [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Holmes wows crowd with her figure HOLLYWOOD TomKat is back. Two weeks after giving birth to her daughter Suri. actress Katie Holmes. 27. appeared at the Los Angeles premiere of Mission: Impossible 111, stunning fans with her already svelte figure. Fiance Tom Cruise. 43. arrived at Grauman's Chinese Theatre last

Mission improbable [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Mission improbable Tiny Tom Cruise doing all the stunts and taking all the risks? Sure, nothings too dangerous when the real mission is to make a killing at the box office and get a big piece of the money action starsngripes Tay Yek Keak I FINALLY realised what is so

Hits... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Hits... Fuller cups do not translate to hotter looks. Subtlety goes a long way, even with modest mammaries TOP OF THE CHARTS: Colombian songstress Shakira is a tantalising tease m her sheer, glittery top. She may sing about her 'small and humble' breasts, but we don't mind them at all.

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and misses DOWNWARD SPIRAL: Actress Christa Campbell needs a brassiere. Even the snake m her bosom can't keep that dress up any longer. LET IT RIB: You're a gorgeous woman, Maggie Q. But we really don't want to be staring at your rack we mean your ribs, honey. DROOP-DEAD GORGEOUS:

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Events Diary May 24 Training needs: This workshop will provide participants with a structured and systematic approach to analysing training needs. You will learn to recognise training reeds, identify competencies, perform gap analysis and specify key learning programmes. For details and registration, please visit: http://hrsingapore.net/TNA.htm MAY 24 AND 25 Power

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