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the new paper WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2004 Press Holdings -c m sg Hotline: 1800- 7 33 44 55 mica (P) 025/03/2004 70 CENTS 8 XXXXX1 XXXXX1 the new paper

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CUT FOREHEAD, BURNT CHIN, BRUISED SHOULDER, SWOLLEN EARS Oh, my boy S'pore mother and boyfriend can't explain cause of boy's injuries (f)

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Boy, 3, has burns, cuts [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Boy, 3, has burns, cuts Mum can't understand how this happened REPORT AND PICTURE By Zaiiian Moiid Yijj Zaihan Mohd Yusof tnpw)sph.com.sjz ONLY 3 years old and already he seems to have been used as an ash-tray. There's a cut on his forehead and what looks like a cigarette burn

KICKED OUT OF FLAT [ARTICLE]

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KICKED OUT OF FLAT THE boyfriend said he had been feeling stressed out recently. He felt it was his responsibility to provide for the family even though the couple are not married. On Sunday he was told by his girlfriend to move out of the flat. Now, he says he

HORROR PANGS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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HORROR PANGS AFTER making countless theatre-goers sleepless with the chilling smash movies The Eye and The Eye 2, Oxide Pang one-half of the Hong Kong directing du jour, the Pang brothers is sending thrills rather than chills down their spines next with his new thriller, Ab-normal Beauty. But it seems

Customer lends money to save shop [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Customer lends money to save shop Little neighbourhood provision shop going bust By Desmond Ng desmondtt@sph.com.sg CUSTOMERS don't just keep shops in business. One old customer even helped a shopkeeper keep his shop. He lent the shopkeeper $6,500 just when the shop was on the brink of closing down five

She always wanted my surname —Stepdad [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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She always wanted my surname —Stepdad S'poreans leave offerings near where her body was found EVEN as Singapore is mourning for the girl they never knew, people have been braving the rain to go to Telok Blangah Hill Park, where Huang Na's naked body was found on Sunday. Someone left

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Temasek-linked firms make up 10% of GDP [ARTICLE]

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Temasek-linked firms make up 10% of GDP DHANABALAN ON TEMASEK'S PUSH TO INVEST OVERSEAS: IN 1974, Temasek Holdings' Singapore-based portfolio of 35 companies was worth $350 million. Now, its portfolio has grown into an Asian-focused one with $90 billion of assets. Temasek-linked companies now contribute about 10 per cent of

WHY WE OPENED UP [ARTICLE]

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WHY WE OPENED UP FOR the first time, Mr Dhanabalan explained why Temasek recently published its first annual report since 1974: The report served as a historical benchmark against which Temasek can measure future performance. As Temasek invests in Asia, it is useful for its partners to understand "who we

Narrow escape for family of 7 in early morning blaze [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Narrow escape for family of 7 in early morning blaze FIREMEN rescued an Indonesian family of seven and their maid from their blazing second-storey apartment in Killiney Road yesterday. They were trapped inside and screaming when firemen arrived at about 4.15am. Three girls and their parents escaped through the bedroom

S'PORE COMPANIES ON NASDAQ [ARTICLE]

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S'PORE COMPANIES ON NASDAQ (Close in US$/Change) Pacific Internet 6/-0.02 Creative Technology 11.90/+0.42 Flextronics 12.99/+0.59 Chartered Semiconductor 6.29/+0.05 Stats 5.83/-0.02 Yesterday's Percentage C l ose action change Dow Nasdaq S+P 500 STI Down 0.19% (18.66 pts) Up 0.25% (4.92 pts) Up 0.09% (0.98 pts) Up 0.84% (16.59 pts) 10.035.73 1,984.79

Semicon growth falling [ARTICLE]

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Semicon growth falling THE outlook for the semiconductor industry seems bleak, with growth set to dip to 1.2 per cent next year, from 27.8 per cent this year, says a report from World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS). WSTS is a US-based non-profit industry body that represents 90 per cent of

PSA bids for HK stake [ARTICLE]

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PSA bids for HK stake PORT operator PSA International is offering HK$6OO million ($129.6 million) to buy a 28.5 per cent stake in Asia Container Terminals (ACT), one of Hong Kong's four main terminal operators, from Hongkong Land. In September, PSA confirmed a bid for the global port assets of

Home offices increasing [ARTICLE]

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Home offices increasing MORE than 13,000 HDB flats have been turned into home offices under the Home Office Scheme, with more than 900 people signing up for the scheme every month. The scheme, which was launched in June last year, allows small-scale businesses in HDB flats, hoUses or private apartments.

More diabetic kids [ARTICLE]

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More diabetic kids THERE are about 10 to 15 cases a year of children with Type 2 diabetes, a tenfold rise of just one or two cases seen 10 years ago, says diabetes expert Dr Warren Lee of KK Women's and Children's Hospital. Type 2 diabetes means the body suffers

Fairprice in Punggol [ARTICLE]

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Fairprice in Punggol THE Punggol area has evolved into an attractive housing estate with modern high-rise flats, said Minister for Defence Mr Teo Chee Hean. He was speaking at the official opening of NTUC Fairprice's Punggol Plaza branch earlier today. He said the new supermarket was a long-awaited facility and

SPH eyes M'sian mags [ARTICLE]

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SPH eyes M'sian mags SPH Magazines (SPHM), the magazine arm of Singapore Press Holdings, is teaming up with Malaysian businessmen Dato Mohd Ibrahim Mohd Nor, to tap into Malaysia's magazine market. SPHM is injecting its recently acquired majority stake in Blu Inc Media Sdn Bhd into a joint venture company,

NEWS

'The train has hit an elephant!' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'The train has hit an elephant!' That's what S'pore passenger screams after train hits two elephants near Segamat THE Singapore-bound train from KL was full on Monday night as it ambled through jungle near Segamat. Suddenly, the driver began sounding the horn urgently. Then, he applied the brakes,hard. But it

Not just Aussies going horsey crazy [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Not just Aussies going horsey crazy MELBOURNE CUP By Michael Lee manyan@sph.com sg WHO said the Melbourne Cup stops only a nation who walks upside down? If you were just north of the Equator, at Marina Mandarin Hotel yesterday, you would realise it's not just fair-dinkum Aussies from Adelaide to

Gamblers walk with a smile [ARTICLE]

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Gamblers walk with a smile PUNTERS celebrated as super-horse Makybe Diva won the Melbourne Cup yesterday. The favourite was backed from A 54.20 ($5.23) to A 53.50. She eventually drifted to A 54.10. That means if you bet Asl you would win A 54.10. Punters around Australia bet a record

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Gynaes have 'accidents' too [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Gynaes have 'accidents' too Bigjump in tertiary-educated married women seeking abortions By Ng Wan Cheng wanching@sph. com.sg DR CHOO Wan Ling may be an obstetrician and gynaecologist, but that didn't stop her and her husband from having an "accident". You see, their first baby was an unplanned one. At that

Take charge! [ARTICLE]

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Take charge! THE Obstetric and Gynaecological Society of Singapore (OGSS) and Schering (Singapore) have launched a public education programme to encourage couples to practise responsible family spacing. Called the "Take Charge!" programme, it aims to educate women and their partners on the advances in birth control options including oral contraceptives

'I'd give all for my kid to feel pain' [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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'I'd give all for my kid to feel pain' US mum's anguish over daughter, 5, with rare disease: WORLD AP. MOST mums wince if they see their children cry from pain. But Mrs Tara Blocker is anguished that her daughter smiles through sometimes horrific injuries, like the time the little

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America, are you calling my name? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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America, are you calling my name? Picture/ Reuters

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Addicted to Horror [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Addicted to Horror By Wendy Teo teowyw@sph. com. sg YOU can say that director Oxide Pang has The Eye for horror and thriller movies. Far from being put off when a friend passed him a book on the morbid topic of how to photograph dead bodies, Oxide was fascinated enough

Sisters jump at chance to act [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sisters jump at chance to act THEY were so deliciously spooked by The Eye, they wouldn't even take the garbage out without the other as company. So when the movie's director Oxide Pang offered them starring roles for Ab-normal Beauty, sisters Race and Rosanne Wong of pop group 2R were

Can media gimmicks revive her waning career? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Can media gimmicks revive her waning career? MATILDA TAO'S 'WEDDING' SHOCKER By Chang May Choon changmc@sph. com.sg Taiwanese tv host-singer Matilda Tao got "hitched" last Thursday but not to her actor-beau, Li Li-jen. Instead, she said "I do" to Singapore-owned record label Ocean Butterflies. This makes her the first foreign

Marriage, no thanks [ARTICLE]

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Marriage, no thanks IN real life, marriage is the last thing on Matilda Tao's mind even though she has been dating actor Li Li-jen for over a year and is known to be a dutiful girlfriend who frequently visits the star of hit drama Pawnshop No 8 whenever he's filming

In Ben's new home, his wife rules [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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In Ben's new home, his wife rules Media Works actor gives up 'stone-look' kitchen dream as wife prefers Zen decor REPORT AND PICTURE By Yeoh Wee Teck Yeoh Wee Teck weeteck@sph. com.sg B EN Yeo has made it clear when it comes to how his new home looks, his wife,

Fans storm Rani's shoot in Indian city [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Fans storm Rani's shoot in Indian city IT has been a week of hell at the shoot of Rani Mukherjee's (left) latest film. The 26-year-old, who is shooting Bunty Aur Babli (Bunty And Babli) saw a near-riot in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Bollywood films had not been shot in the area

Nandita Das to star in Hindi play in S'pore [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Nandita Das to star in Hindi play in S'pore TWO Bollywood actors will be making their way to Singapore over the Deepavali-Hari Raya Adilfitri weekend. Nandita Das and Sushant Singh (right) will be performing in a Hindi play, Heads Ya Tails on Nov 15 at the Victoria Theatre. Nandita, 30,

Back to hero [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Back to hero AAMIR Khan (above) is taking a break from the heavy-duty historical film roles he's been playing lately. He will be returning to the romantic hero role one that he hasn't done in five years. Director Kunal Kohli will direct the yet-unnamed film produced by YashRaj Films. The

Abhishek in Mira's next film [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Abhishek in Mira's next film ABHISHEK Bachchan's (right, with dad Amitabh) career seems to be going places. The Times of India reported that the 28-year-old has scored a role in Mira Nair's new project, The Namesake. The film is based on Jhumpa Lahiri's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a family of

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This gadget keeps you glued to the stock market [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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This gadget keeps you glued to the stock market By Ian Tan tanyhi@sph. com.sg I ONCE worked for a man who spent most of his office hours monitoring the stock market. Being a poor student then, I could not understand how he could spend hours glued to the flashing numbers

France becoming nation of tech junkies [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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France becoming nation of tech junkies AFP. FOR all its charm and rustic traditions, France is moving along speedily on the information superhighway. A third of all homes are now connected to the Internet, half of them using broadband, and the value of online shopping has more than doubled over

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Get ready to slug it out online [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Get ready to slug it out online TECH THESE South Korean models are trying to mimic the virtual babes of the hugely popular game "Dead or Alive Ultimate". The game from Tecmo is now available for Microsoft Xbox console in Singapore, Seoul and other countries. Microsoft describes the game as

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Dear schoolbag, where's my child? Parents can 'talk' to satellite-tech Japanese bag to locate lost kid TECH AFP. IF your child clings to this bag for dear life, he or she won't go missing. This high-tech bagpack comes equipped with military technology that allows it to be tracked via satellite.

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Find it, see it Detailed digital image maps available soon on Google TECH AP. SOON you may be able to google your way around the world and see what's happening on the ground. Google has bought digital map maker Keyhole Corp, extending the search engine leader's bid to fend off

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Mare-vellous Makybe Diva Defending champ makes it back-to-back wins in Melbourne Cup Reuters, AP. Makybe diva won the 144 th running of the A 54.5 million ($5.6 million) Melbourne Cup yesterday to become only the fourth horse and the first mare to capture Australia's richest and most famous race two

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY SHOULD leading handler Laurie Laxon fail to achieve his century of winners by a whisker come Dec 17, when the Singapore season draws to a close, he would probably look back to last Friday night's Race 7 as the one that got away. With Mannakarma

THAT ELUSIVE HALF-CENTURY [ARTICLE]

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THAT ELUSIVE HALF-CENTURY THE 50th winner is proving to be elusive for leading jockey Barend Vorster. The South African dynamo has been stuck on 49 wins for the past fortnight, but not for want of trying. Last Friday, he looked to have done enough to secure his half-century on Flying

GUIDE TO KUALA LUMPUR TRACKWORK [ARTICLE]

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GUIDE TO KUALA LUMPUR TRACKWORK NST. MONEY MARKET drew attention to his chances in the RM250,000 ($112,500) Astro Wah Lai Toi Vase for Class 1 horses over 1,600 m on Sunday with a smart hit-out yesterday. Taken out by a track rider, the six-year-old South African-bred gelding by Goldmark stretched

DANNY KHOO'S GUIDE TO KRANJI TRACKWORK [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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DANNY KHOO'S GUIDE TO KRANJI TRACKWORK WORKOUTS, on the fibresand track rated firm, by horses handicapped for Friday's mixed meeting (racing on turf, unless stated): OPEN 1,600 m: Exaggerate (J Patton) canter/39.3, easily. Last-start winner Mayo's Music canter/40.1, fluently. Raul (J Saimee) and Magnum Force (V Sivan) canter/37.2, together. Slow

NEWCOMER [ARTICLE]

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NEWCOMER SILVER DAWN (late I Am I Said) is the only newcomer entered for Friday night's Kranji meeting, which will feature four races on sand and five on turf. The three-year-old bay gelding, by Laranto out of Dawn Rendezvous, arrived last June for trainer Tim Pinfield and Perfectum Stable. The

YESTERDAY'S HONG KONG (HAPPY VALLEY) RESULTS GOING: GOOD TO FIRM [ARTICLE]

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YESTERDAY'S HONG KONG (HAPPY VALLEY) RESULTS GOING: GOOD TO FIRM 2 FLYING SPRINTER 131 (33-9) HKYim (3) 1 5 LUCKY DANSKE 125 (16-8) FCoetzee (2) 2 3 KING PALM 131 (93-22) KSYu (6) 3 Trainer: TW Leung. Margins: 1 V*, nk. Time: 57.45ec. Forecast: $27. Place forecast: $28 (Nos. 2-3),

BARRIER TRIALS [ARTICLE]

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BARRIER TRIALS RESULTS of two trials conducted over I,ooom on the fibresand track at Kranji yesterday. The going was good. TRIAL 1 (practice): 1 Highland Gold (S Cheam) 2 King's Strike 3 Rocket General (J Saimee) 4 Fantastic One (J Geroudis) 5 Zapata (M Koh). Unofficial margins and time: 2,

SPORTS

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SPORTS P W D L F A PU 1 Monaco 3 2 0 1 4 3 6 2 0lympiakos 3 1 1 1 2 2 4 3 Liverpool 3 1112 14 4 Deport)vo 3 Q 2 1 0 2 2 Deportivo v Liverpool Olympiakos v Monaco P W D L

Counting on Baros [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Counting on Baros M LIVERPOOL (v Deportivo) PA Sport WITH £14 million (s43m) striker Djibril Cisse out after he broke his leg on Saturday against Blackburn, Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is lacking some serious firepower. The English side will meet Deportivo for a winner-takes-all Group A return clash. And Reds'

REAL MADRID; CAUTIOUS KIEV THIRSTING FOR REVENGE [ARTICLE]

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REAL MADRID; CAUTIOUS KIEV THIRSTING FOR REVENGE Reuters. KIEV are looking to settle a score with Real. Beaten 1-0 by Real at the Bernabeu last month, Kiev are fighting to emerge from the tightest of the eight groups, with the Ukrainian side, Real and Bayer Leverkusen all on six points

MAN U: RUUD BACK TO FIX SCORING WOES [ARTICLE]

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MAN U: RUUD BACK TO FIX SCORING WOES PA Sport. ROY Keane has admitted Man U's alarming goalscoring crisis is a recipe for disaster. But Sir Alex Ferguson is convinced head chef Ruud van Nistelrooy can cook up a feast at Old Trafford. Van Nistelrooy will return to the line-up

TEAM UPDATE [ARTICLE]

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TEAM UPDATE PA Sport. LYON v FENERBAHCE: Lyon coach Paul Le Guen is a worried man after Sylvain Wiltord and Claudio Cacapa picked up serious injuries. Both players, indispensable in the Frenchman's tactics since the season start, suffered the blows during their 1-0 win over Strasbourg on Saturday. Midfielder Wiltord

DELIVER, DEVILS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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DELIVER, DEVILS GROUP D: MANCHESTER UNITED v SPARTA PRAGUE IT is now up to the Manchester United players to stand up, perform and deliver the goods. One minute, they can beat Arsenal, and the next, they lose to Portsmouth. The big question now for Sir Alex Ferguson is: What is

ONLY CLINICAL FINISHING CAN LIFT REDS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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ONLY CLINICAL FINISHING CAN LIFT REDS GROUP A: DEPORTIVO v LIVERPOOL 0r THE big problem for Liverpool is that Djibril Cisse is out for the rest of the season after breaking his leg against Blackburn Rovers last Saturday. Rafael Benitez needs Cisse's pace but luckily he will not be short

Touch and go [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Touch and go GROUP B: DYNAMO KIEV v REAL MADRID I foresee that this will be a very difficult game for Real Madrid. Although they continued their good form in La Liga with a 2-0 win over Getafe over the weekend, the Galacticos never really looked confident in their defending.

UEFA Champions League [ARTICLE]

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UEFA Champions League UEFA Champions League GROUP /T\ Matchday 02. November2004 O P ta TTTI *1-1 1^ 1-0 Shots On target 3 Off targei 4 Blocked shots 4 Pass completion 422 Fouls 16 1 6 1 288 PSV Arsenal w 3 1 IV 0 L F 0 1 4 3

Beasley killer [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Beasley killer PSVI ROSENBORG 0 Wire Services. ON the day his country went to the polls, American striker DaMarcus Beasley came up with a vote winner himself in the shape of a first-half goal against Rosenborg. It pushed PSV Eindhoven one step closer to the Champions League knock-out phase. The

Bhoys' win too late? [ARTICLE]

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Bhoys' win too late? CELTIC IS DONETSKO PA Sport. SCOTTISH champions Celtic kept alive their slim hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout phase with a 1-0 win against nine-man Shakhtar Donetsk this morning. Celtic's luck in the Champions League finally came in with the last throw of the dice.

Letizi denies Porto [ARTICLE]

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Letizi denies Porto PORTO OPSGO Wire Services TITLEHOLDERS Porto's hopes of making the last 16 of the Champions League remained just about alive this morning after they drew 0-0 with French outfit Paris Saint Germain in their Group H clash. They remain rooted to the bottom of the group with

Brilliant Bremen [ARTICLE]

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Brilliant Bremen WERDER BREMEN 5 ANDERLECHTI PA Sport. IVAN Klasnic fired Werder Bremen closer to the next stage of the Champions League with a superb hat-trick against Anderlecht this morning. Bremen's victory was their third in four matches and moves them one point behind Group G leaders Inter-Milan, who have

RONO STUNNER [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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RONO STUNNER BARCELONA 2 AC MILAN 1 (Group F) BRAZILIAN BASH: PA Sport. BARCELONA fans have been waiting since 1959 to see AC Milan defeated in their own Nou Camp stadium. And Brazilian star Ronaldinho made their dreams come true by getting a last-gasp stunning winner to give Barca a

Adriano red-card stinker [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Adriano red-card stinker INTER-MILAN 0 j VALENCIA 0 BRAZILIAN BOOS: Reuters. PROLIFIC Brazilian striker Adriano marred a happy occasion for Inter-Milan early this morning. The Italian club booked their place in the knockout phase of the Champions League with a 0-0 draw at home to Valencia which secured them a

Robben: Free spirit of Blues [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Robben: Free spirit of Blues (Group H) TV VIEW WANG MENG MENG npsports@sffh.com.tg WHAT style. What class. And what cheek. Ladies and gentleman, Arjen Robben has arrived, three months behind schedule. Chelsea's new Dutch heat-seeking missile is the special additive that has added much-needed entertainment value into an otherwise taut,

MOURINHO: HEROICS IN DEFENCE [ARTICLE]

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MOURINHO: HEROICS IN DEFENCE PA Sport. CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho paid tribute to his players for their heroic defensive performance in Moscow. "We defended like lions to go home with another clean sheet. It was a high intensity match with two teams playing at their highest level," he said. "We

MOSCOW BALLET [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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MOSCOW BALLET CSKA MOSCOW 0 CHELSEA 1 JOSE Mourinho reserved his biggest praise for hero Robben who scored onhis European debut for the Blues. Mourinho added: "We missed him for the two months he was out but nobody spoke about him. But he is an outstanding player. "He's an incredible

Triangle pure magic [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Triangle pure magic (Group H) CSKA MOSCOW 0 CHELSEA 1 (\rini h'»bl» Wire Services. WITH a wave of his wand and some nifty one-twos with Damien Duff, Aijen Robben gave Chelsea the goal which sent them into the knockout phase of the Champions League. What a magical night it must

THE EQUATION [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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THE EQUATION ARSENAL 1 PANATHINAIKOS 1 (Group E) GROUPE After this morning's results, the group positions remained unchanged. Bottom-placed Rosenborg are down but not yet out despite a draw and three defeats. PSV lead with nine points followed by Arsenal (6), Panathinaikos (5) and Rosenborg (1). PSV face Arsenal on

It's playing on the mind [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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It's playing on the mind (Group E)' TV VIEW ERNEST LUIS tnp@sph.com.sg J R RSENAL may AM playing the beautiful game but the mind games are Iwhat1 what they fear most deep down. And this, suspects The New Paper's football analyst Tohari Paijan, is what constantly derails Arsenal on the

Wenger: We are not panicking [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Wenger: We are not panicking ARSENAL 1 "PANATHINAIKOS'I Wire Services ARSENE Wenger admitted his concern after Arsenal had lost a lead for the third consecutive Champions League tie. But the Gunners boss insists there is still no reason to panic. At least, not yet. Wenger also revealed Sol Campbell will

OHNO! [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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OHNO! CYGAN STRIKES AGAIN (Group E) Pascal Cygan, infamous for his backline blunders in seasons past, made a critical mistake that lost Arsenal two precious points in the Champions League lfith min: Dennis Bergkamp floats in a free-kick that goes straight to the Panathinaikos 'keeper Kostas t Chalkias. But as

Set-piece setback [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Set-piece setback ARSENAL 1 (Thierry Henry 16th min penalty) PANATHINAIKOS 1 (Pesral Cygan 75 own goal) PA Sport ARSENAL'S post-"Battle of Old Trafford" hangover continued at Highbury. Last Saturday, they struggled against EPL stragglers Southampton and this morning, they were held to a 1-1 draw by Panathinaikos in the Champions

Wigan six in front [ARTICLE]

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Wigan six in front I COCA-COLA CHAMPIONSHIP! Reuters WIGAN Athletic remain the clear leaders of the English First Division after a late goal gave them a 1-0 victory at Stoke City last night. Lee McCulloch's powerful 87th minute shot was enough to clinch a sixth successive victory for Paul Jewell's

Chelsea's Golden Triangle Arsenals Broken Triangle [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chelsea's Golden Triangle Arsenals Broken Triangle By Brian Miller npsports (lsph.com.sg ONE is gloating over his Magic Triangle. The other is staring at his broken bits. The Three Wise Men against The Three Washouts. That was Chelsea and Arsenal as they appeared in last night's Champions League action. Or, that

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OEM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE BARCELONA v AC MILAN Repeat, Ch 23, 9pm, today ARSENAL vPTHINAIKOS Repeat. Ch 24,8pm, today DEPORTIVO v LIVERPOOL Ch 23, 3.30 am, tomorrow Repeat, Ch 23, 9pm, tomorrow MAN UTD v SPARTA PRAGUE Ch 24, Ch 5. 3.30 am, tomorrow Repeat, Ch 24, Bpm, tomorrow UEFA CUP

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MPSV EINDHOVEN 1 DaMarcus Beasley 10 ROSENBORG 0 ARSENAL 1 Thierry Henry 16pen PANATHINAIKOS1 Pascal Cygart 75og CELTIC 1 Alan Thompson 25 SHAKHTAR DONETSK 0 BARCELONA 2 Samuel Eto'o 37, Ronaldinho 88 AC MILAN 1 Andriy Shevchenko 17 W BREMEN 5 Ivan Klasnic 2,16, 79, Miroslav Klose 33, Daniel Jensen