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THE STRAITS TIMES. MICA(P)108/11/2010 SATURDAY, JUNE 11 2011 A SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS PUBLICATION ESTABLISHED 1845 1.00

INSIDE 222 PAGES IN NINE PARTS

Climber takes on new peak [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Climber takes on new peak LOCAL climber Jane Lee has scaled the highest mountains in five of the world’s seven continents including Mount Everest. Yesterday, she embarked on a quest to conquer another peak Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Located in Tanzania, it is 5,893m tall. LPRIME PAGE A26

He wants mum at home [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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He wants mum at home THE elderly woman in a video that shows her being mistreated at the Nightingale Nursing Home was moved to another home in January. Yesterday, her 42-year-old son said the clip was shot last November, and that his aim was to get his elder brother, Madam

China’s minorities woes [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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China’s minorities woes RECENT protests by Mongolians are just the tip of the growing ethnic discontent in China, and show that Beijing’s policies to deal with its minorities are a failure. LWORLD PAGE C2

PUB to give Orchard Rd special flood protection [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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PUB to give Orchard Rd special flood protection BY GRACE CHUA NATIONAL water agency PUB is going to give the prime Orchard Road area special protection to guard against flooding. This means widening and deepening drains at the junction of Cuscaden and Tomlinson roads, possibly building a retention pond and

President ‘has no role in policymaking’ [ARTICLE]

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President ‘has no role in policymaking’ Running of government preserve of PM and the Cabinet, says Shanmugam BY ELGIN TOH elgintoh@sph.com.sg SINGAPOREANS were reminded yesterday for a second day running that the president’s powers are limited. Law Minister K. Shanmugam issued a three-page statement reiterating that Singapore has a parliamentary

Singapore toughens its stance on human trafficking [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Singapore toughens its stance on human trafficking BY RADHA BASU SENIOR CORRESPONDENT radhab@sph.com.sg IN A marked departure from the past, Singapore is working towards signing a United Nations treaty to prevent human trafficking. This could have an impact on the way in which foreigners especially young girls and women who

SCAM GANG BUSTED: Indonesian immigration officers guarding Chinese and Taiwanese suspects inside a detention room at the immigration office in Jakarta yesterday. Police around Asia arrested several hundred suspects on Thursday in coordinated raids to bust a gang that swindled victims through phone calls over the Internet. [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SCAM GANG BUSTED: Indonesian immigration officers guarding Chinese and Taiwanese suspects inside a detention room at the immigration office in Jakarta yesterday. Police around Asia arrested several hundred suspects on Thursday in coordinated raids to bust a gang that swindled victims through phone calls over the Internet. See Prime Page

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Inside story to water talks with Malaysia INSIGHT PAGES A40-41 $4 or $14 to watch Kung Fu Panda? LIFE! PAGE E2 RaisingJurong’ship factor LIFE! PAGES E10-E11 BREAKING NEWS: www.straitstimes.com INTERACT: www.stomp.com.sg EMAIL: stomp@stomp.com.sg VIDEOS: www.razortv.com.sg NEWS TIPS: 1800-*****28 CALL 6388-3838 TO SUBSCRIBE OR GO TO www.sphsubscription.com.sg When great innovations meet,

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Go bigger on buses, even as rail network expands [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Go bigger on buses, even as rail network expands Who pays for vehicles, ensuring smooth ride among kinks to iron out BY CHRISTOPHER TAN SENIOR CORRESPONDENT christan@sph.com.sg TRANSPORT Minister Lui Tuck Yew’s plans to beef up capacity of Singapore’s bus network significantly which he pronounced publicly three days ago brings

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Fighting food fears [ARTICLE]

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Fighting food fears WE SAY First, the blame fell on cucumbers, then Germany announced yesterday that new data pointed to bean sprouts as the most likely source of the bacterial outbreak which killed 30 people and made thousands more ill. Two significant conclusions can be drawn from this scare. Governments

Stubbing out rebel appeal [ARTICLE]

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Stubbing out rebel appeal OUR READER SAYS Concerns that introducing a cut-off birth year for buying cigarettes would give smokers a “rebel appeal” are unfounded, as the main reasons the young start smoking are peer pressure and the desire to appear grown up. Peer pressure is lessened if everyone in

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JAILED: Ex-teacher who had sex with student [ARTICLE]

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JAILED: Ex-teacher who had sex with student Relationship began after he often went to house to hand over homework ELENA CHONG A TEACHER had a secret romantic relationship with a female student and had sex at the 15-year-old’s home on two occasions. The 25-year-old, who has left teaching, was yesterday

JAILED: Maid who buried baby in roof garden [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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JAILED: Maid who buried baby in roof garden She prostituted herself after running away and had been depressed BY KHUSHWANT SINGH A RUNAWAY Indonesian maid, who buried her newborn baby in a rooftop garden of a multi-storey carpark in Eunos in April, was suffering from a major depressive disorder. The

Man behind video wants mum at home [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Man behind video wants mum at home He released abuse clip after disagreeing with brother over her care BY THAM YUEN-C CHERYL ONG yuenc@sph.com.sg ongyiern@sph.com.sg THE elderly resident of Nightingale Nursing Home who was seen being handled roughly by carers in a secretly taken video has since moved to another

50 caught in islandwide raid for loansharking acts [ARTICLE]

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50 caught in islandwide raid for loansharking acts BY DANSON CHEONG THE crackdown against loansharking activities netted 50 people in an islandwide operation on Thursday. In this blitz, the second-biggest this year, the police arrested 36 men and 14 women, aged between 18 and 56, for suspected involvement in such

Police nab 600 across Asia for online fraud [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Police nab 600 across Asia for online fraud Effort saw police from half-dozen territories join forces to crack ring ASSOCIATED PRESS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE TAIPEI: Police have rounded up nearly 600 people across Asia suspected of massive online fraud, in a rare example of regional law enforcement coordination, officials said yesterday.

WHAT THE PRESIDENT CAN AND CANNOT DO [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WHAT THE PRESIDENT CAN AND CANNOT DO S T A TEMENT BY THE MINI S TER F O R L A W RECENT comments in the media suggest some confusion over what the president can and cannot do. As the presidential election approaches, it is important for Singaporeans to understand

Private-HDB home price gap hits record [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Private-HDB home price gap hits record More cooling measures may be needed to curb unabating demand, say some analysts BY ESTHER TEO PROPERTY REPORTER esthert@sph.com.sg THE price gap between mass market private homes and HDB flats has widened to a new record making it harder than ever for aspiring HDB

Mum’s milk reproduced in GM cows [ARTICLE]

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Mum’s milk reproduced in GM cows LONDON: China’s scientists have successfully bred genetically modified (GM) cows that can produce milk with properties similar to mother’s milk, and hope to sell it in supermarkets within three years, Sky News reported this week. Milk from cows has often been criticised as being

Bean sprouts to blame for E. coli outbreak [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bean sprouts to blame for E. coli outbreak ASSOCIATED PRESS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE BERLIN: Bean sprouts have been confirmed as the cause of the European E. coli outbreak that killed 30 and made nearly 3,000 people sick. With this, cucumber, tomatoes and lettuce are off the hook as suspected sources of

Malaysia arrests JI ‘sleeper agent’ [ARTICLE]

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Malaysia arrests JI ‘sleeper agent’ Indonesian linked to Mas Selamat was deported in 2009 BY HAZLIN HASSAN MALAYSIA CORRESPONDENT hazlinh@sph.com.sg KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police have re-arrested an Indonesian, Agus Salim, two years after he was deported for harbouring Singapore terrorist suspect Mas Selamat Kastari in the country. “I can confirm

Lagarde odds-on favourite for top IMF post [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Lagarde odds-on favourite for top IMF post With nominations closed, contenders step up lobbying major economies AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE REUTERS WASHINGTON: French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is the odds-on favourite to become the next chief of the International Monetary Fund as nominations closed last night, with her main rival lacking any

WHO: 15% of world’s population disabled [ARTICLE]

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WHO: 15% of world’s population disabled WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON: About 15 per cent of the world’s population some 785 million people has a significant physical or mental disability, including about 5 per cent of children, according to a new report prepared jointly by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the

SUVs rev up in safety: Report [ARTICLE]

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SUVs rev up in safety: Report Their drivers now among least likely to die in crash as stability improves REUTERS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE WASHINGTON: The odds of a driver dying in a crash in all types of passenger vehicles have fallen, but none so dramatically as sport utility vehicles (SUVs), according

Safest sport utility vehicles in the US [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Safest sport utility vehicles in the US This is the list of 15 safest sport utility vehicles, according to an analysis by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, during 2006 to 2009. Name of model, followed by driver deaths per million: 1. Ford Edge: 0 2. Nissan Armada 4-wheel

Seven Summits quest: 5 down, 2 more to go [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Seven Summits quest: 5 down, 2 more to go Climber Jane Lee off to Kilimanjaro, aims to score a first for S’pore BY DARYL CHIN darylc@sph.com.sg JUST two more peaks to scale and local climber Jane Lee will become the first woman in South-east Asia to stand tall at the

Oh Trouble! World’s richest pooch has died [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Oh Trouble! World’s richest pooch has died AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE NEW YORK: The world’s richest canine has died. “Trouble”, the pooch which inherited US$12 million (S$14.8 million) from hotel mogul Leona Helmsley, left a trail of money and legal disputes behind. The pampered Maltese with a curly off-white coat died

More Syrians cross border into Turkey [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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More Syrians cross border into Turkey Over 2,400 flee violence amid reports of security forces moving in, while refugees recount horror ASSOCIATED PRESS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE GUVECCI (Turkey): Syrian policemen turned their guns on each other, soldiers shed their uniforms rather than obey orders to fire on protesters, and three young

US jobs dwindle as machines take over [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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US jobs dwindle as machines take over With equipment cheaper and labour costs up, employers go for automation NEW YORK TIMES NEW YORK: Companies that are looking for a good deal are not seeing one in new workers in the United States. Workers are getting more expensive while equipment is

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Fighting food fears [ARTICLE]

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Fighting food fears FIRST the blame fell on cucumbers, then Germany announced yesterday that new data pointed to bean sprouts as the most likely source of the bacterial outbreak which killed 30 people and made thousands more seriously ill. Two significant conclusions can be drawn from this food scare. Governments

US should bank on rebuilding [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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US should bank on rebuilding BY FAREED ZAKARIA WASHINGTON POST WRITERS GROUP EVERY week brings fresh evidence that America’s unemployment crisis is much deeper and more systemic than predicted yet Washington seems unwilling or unable to do anything about it. Fears over the budget deficit and a dysfunctional political climate

Inflation isn't always a negative thing [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Inflation isn't always a negative thing ASK: NUS ECONOMISTS BY LIM CHIN The writer is a professor at the NUS Business School. L Which is more evil: inflation or deflation? IN A market economy, the price of one good or service may move up while another may move down depending

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Religious tolerance at a low in Indonesia [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Religious tolerance at a low in Indonesia BY BENEDICT ROGERS The writer is East Asia team leader at Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a human rights organisation based in London. This article appeared in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. FOUR men traumatised, terrorised and stigmatised sat in a Jakarta apartment and

Solely therapeutic [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Solely therapeutic DAEDALUS BY ANDY HO SENIOR WRITER andyho@sph.com.sg A SCIENTIST’S work is to observe a phenomenon, collect data on it, attempt to discern patterns in that data and then develop a coherent explanation for those patterns. Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) spent a lifetime observing and recording data about

A snow wall that recalls the sky’s history [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A snow wall that recalls the sky’s history LETTER FROM KYOTO BY JANICE TAY CORRESPONDENT tastingjapan@gmail.com ONE morning last month, I went for a walk on a roof. By the time I climbed down in the afternoon, I had covered more than 50km and gone as high as 2,450m. I

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Water issue’s twists and turns [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Water issue’s twists and turns In his book, Diplomacy A Singapore Experience, former Senior Minister S. Jayakumar reflects on a number of events and episodes during his years of public service, particularly when he was Foreign Minister from 1994 to 2004. The details of some of these episodes were previously

A switch from law to diplomacy [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A switch from law to diplomacy How I got involved in diplomacy IN THOSE early days in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when I first got involved in Singapore’s foreign policy, there was really no fully developed, well-oiled machinery like today’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). There was no

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Don’t turn a deaf ear to noise pollution [ARTICLE]

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Don’t turn a deaf ear to noise pollution Loy Siew Joon (Ms) HEART disease is among the top causes of death in Singapore. However, there is little awareness that noise pollution has been linked to increased risk of hypertension, which potentially brings about heart problems. In recent years, noise pollution

Help reunite mum and twins [ARTICLE]

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Help reunite mum and twins Lillian Lee (Mrs) I READ Thursday’s report (“S’pore mum nabbed in US”) with dismay. I am surprised that even though the twin sons were born in Singapore and the American ex-husband is not their biological father, they were made to return to the United States.

Prevent abuse in nursing homes [ARTICLE]

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Prevent abuse in nursing homes NIGHTMARE CARE Jolly Wee THE mistreatment of an elderly woman resident at a nursing home by “caregivers”, as revealed on secretly filmed video footage, warrants very serious attention by the Ministry of Health to ensure that our seniors are humanely and respectfully taken care of

Disturbing [ARTICLE]

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Disturbing "MOH needs to send a clear message that such treatment of any patient in any home for the elderly will not be tolerated." MR ARTHUR LIM: “It is very disturbing to note that such an incident has happened in a Singapore nursing home (‘Shocking scenes at nursing home’; yesterday).

Punish them [ARTICLE]

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Punish them "Such wanton abuse is clearly unacceptable in a civilised world." DR LEE HIN PENG: “Singaporeans are justifiably outraged by the report. As our society ages, the care of the elderly is absolutely crucial. Families that have to send their old folk to a nursing home must be assured

Guard against weak link in anti-smoking effort [ARTICLE]

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Guard against weak link in anti-smoking effort Liu I-Chun (Ms) I REFER to Monday’s editorial (“Smoking out a bad habit among the young”). Singapore’s smoking prevalence of 14.3 per cent may appear low on a global scale, but actual experience and a closer look suggest a sombre picture: According to

FORUM ONLINE [ARTICLE]

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FORUM ONLINE More letters on www.straitstimes.com 1 MR FRANCIS CHENG: Geriatric care needs more attention 2 MS SUSAN TAN: Take stern action against errant nursing home, staff 3 MADAM IRENE KOH: Poly graduates’ uni frustration 4 MADAM TAN JOO KIM: Don’t force them to give up higher studies 5 MR

Enforcement of maintenance orders beefed up [ARTICLE]

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Enforcement of maintenance orders beefed up Ng Mie Ling (Ms) Coordinating Director, Family Development Group Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports WE THANK Madam Chua Chor Luan for her valued feedback (“Make ex-husbands pay maintenance without fail”; last Friday). We share her concern that maintenance payments should be regular

WRITE IN: [ARTICLE]

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WRITE IN: Letters should be meant for exclusive publication in The Straits Times. They should be no longer than 400 words and must include the writer’s full name, address and phone numbers. The Forum editor reserves the right to edit a letter. For women, please indicate Miss, Ms, Mrs or

Stubbing out ‘rebel appeal’ [ARTICLE]

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Stubbing out ‘rebel appeal’ CUT-OFF BIRTH YEAR FOR SMOKING MONDAY’S editorial (“Smoking out a bad habit among the young”) highlighted the alarming fact that smoking appears to be on the rise, especially among the young, despite strong anti-smoking measures. It called for new approaches to tackle smoking, and cited our

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Write in to stask@sph.com.sg with questions you might have on economics, international or domestic. Each week, one or two questions will be selected to be answered by a panel of National University of Singapore economists.

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Zero tolerance for violence at nursing homes All interviewed agree caregivers must treat elderly residents well BY KIMBERLY SPYKERMAN, JESSICA LIM kimspyke@sph.com.sg limjess@sph.com.sg Additional reporting by Goh Kai Shi TWO years ago, Madam Irene Ong decided to set up closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras inside the wards of the two nursing

WHAT’S ONLINE MOST READ, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WHAT’S ONLINE MOST READ, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE www.straitstimes.com MOST-READ ONLINE L Woman arrested at Marina Bay Sands for soliciting L Pictures: HDB blocks flooded in Jurong, Choa Chu Kang MOST COMMENTED ON L Jump in number of inpatients at hospitals. Says mellofello: “The population increased by one million

Mixed bag of experiences at Nightingale [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Mixed bag of experiences at Nightingale Some relatives think loved ones were mistreated; others find nothing amiss BY JESSICA LIM, THAM YUEN-C limjess@sph.com.sg yuenc@sph.com.sg TWO women, whose family members were former patients at Nightingale Nursing Home, described to The Straits Times yesterday what their stay had been like. Madam C.L.

Ministry of Heath’s guidelines on nursing homes [ARTICLE]

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Ministry of Heath’s guidelines on nursing homes NURSING home guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) include staff-to-resident ratios which ensure that residents are adequately cared for. The ratios are calculated according to the state of the residents’ health, and are used to work out the number of staff

Tiring work, but this caregiver is not deterred [ARTICLE]

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Tiring work, but this caregiver is not deterred KIMBERLY SPYKERMAN WORKING as a caregiver in a nursing home can be back-breaking, one practitioner told The Straits Times yesterday. Filipina Janann Naranjoso, 24, has worked at Serene Nursing Home in Joo Chiat for the past three years. She juggles a whole

ScreenSingapore exhibitors see red [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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ScreenSingapore exhibitors see red Trade expo disappoints many who took up booth space to promote their products BY BOON CHAN MEDIA CORRESPONDENT bchan@sph.com.sg POOR turnout, little business and an out-of-the-way location. These were some of the grievances raised by exhibitors at the ScreenSingapore business convention’s trade expo. The inaugural week-long

‘Take care cut does not drive talent away’ [ARTICLE]

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‘Take care cut does not drive talent away’ Acceptable level will also help lessen risk of corruption, say some MPs MINISTERIAL PAY BY NUR DIANAH SUHAIMI, CASSANDRA CHEW ndianah@sph.com.sg casschew@sph.com.sg EVEN as they expect a cut in the remuneration of political leaders to be “inevitable”, Members of Parliament are cautioning

Bilingual lessons for primary pupils [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bilingual lessons for primary pupils School to teach all classes in English and Mandarin BY AMELIA TAN ameltan@sph.com.sg A SCHOOL is to become the first in Singapore to introduce a bilingual programme teaching prima-ry-level children in both English and Mandarin. EtonHouse International School, in Broadrick Road on the East Coast,

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If music is a tool for learning... play on BY LEOW SI WAN THE pupils in the music studio wear animal masks while they dance and sing. But they are not attending a music class at their preschool, ChildFirst in Mountbatten Square. Instead, they are learning Mandarin, using music to

All aboard for Woodleigh train stop [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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All aboard for Woodleigh train stop BY CHRISTOPHER TAN SENIOR CORRESPONDENT TRANSPORT operator SBS Transit is giving Woodleigh MRT station a good dusting and a fresh coat of paint, in preparation for its opening on June 20 after being mothballed for eight years. Workers were spotted giving the station, between

Japanese produce clearing checks faster [ARTICLE]

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Japanese produce clearing checks faster Shorter delivery time, fresher food as AVA varies frequency of testing imports BY HUANG LIJIE lijie@sph.com.sg JAPANESE produce is clearing checks and reaching consumers here faster after Singapore’s food safety regulatory body introduced new steps to speed up the process. Suppliers and restaurants said the

CDAC to spend more to help needy [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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CDAC to spend more to help needy Chinese self-help group sets aside $19m; expects 65,400 to seek its assistance this year BY TESSA WONG twong@sph.com.sg THE Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) will be increasing its aid this year, following a recent move to allow more needy and low-income earners get

Labour chiefs bound for world meet [ARTICLE]

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Labour chiefs bound for world meet SINGAPORE’S plans to benefit businesses and workers through sustainable and inclusive growth will be shared with international labour leaders next week. The Manpower Ministry’s Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Mr Hawazi Daipi, will speak about Singapore’s plans at the 100th Session of the International Labour Conference

Give back customer’s US$2.34m, bank told [ARTICLE]

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Give back customer’s US$2.34m, bank told Staff used woman’s deposits in unauthorised high-risk forex deals BY K. C. VIJAYAN LAW CORRESPONDENT vijayan@sph.com.sg A WOMAN who lost US$2.34 million when a bank employee carried out risky investments without asking her permission is to get her money back following a decision by

Cancer survivor loses his hair again – for a good cause [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Cancer survivor loses his hair again for a good cause BY NEO WEN TONG --FOOTPATH BUS SERVICE NOS. 5,15, IT WAS the second time he shaved off his hair because of cancer. Jarenn Foo, 13, first did so before undergoing chemotherapy, after being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in August

Jail for molesting 2 tourists and maid [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Jail for molesting 2 tourists and maid Retail assistant gets 9 months for crime against a Canadian, a Briton and Indonesian maid BY KHUSHWANT SINGH khush@sph.com.sg HE SEEMED like a pleasant, helpful guy. When a Canadian tourist was approached by a man asking if she had dropped a five-cent coin,

Wanted man rams car into police vehicle [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Wanted man rams car into police vehicle Armed robbery suspect then arrested for range of crimes, including loan-shark activities BY FRANCIS CHAN ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR franchan@sph.com.sg A WANTED man has been accused of ramming a stationary police car with his Honda in a bid to evade arrest only to crash

Korean firm sues two parties over MBS nightspots [ARTICLE]

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Korean firm sues two parties over MBS nightspots BY JENNANI DURAI A KOREAN entertainment, food and beverage conglomerate is suing two parties over two nightspots slated to open at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) this year. Kraze Entertainment, which also owns Korean burger chain Kraze Burger, is suing Pan Av Asia

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French couple do their bit for ST pocket money fund [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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French couple do their bit for ST pocket money fund Book project raises $22,303 for needy children BY LIANNE CHIA HAVING spent about 10 happy years living in Singapore, French couple Georges and Genevieve Grosliere are always looking for ways to give something back. They have started a number of

Get involved [ARTICLE]

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Get involved L Concert for student relief fund THE Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa) is organising a two-day concert with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italian Embassy in Singapore. Italian chamber orchestra I Musici will perform at the School of the Arts Concert Hall today and tomorrow evening.

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Little Red Dot a magnet for ‘smart money’ Private equity firms, hedge funds returning in droves BY ROBIN CHAN chanckr@sph.com.sg THE silent brigade of private equity firms and hedge funds is returning to Singapore in droves, after leaving when things got shaky during the global financial crisis. Headlined by the

WHAT’S ONLINE MOST READ, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WHAT’S ONLINE MOST READ, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE www.straitstimes.com MOST-READ ONLINE L Citigroup says hackers accessed credit card data L BMW sales led other German luxury carmakers’ in May MOST COMMENTED ON L Think before buying private property, Khaw urges. Says niederanven: “High taxes should be imposed on owners

Power supply to Tenaga: Deal to end on June 15 [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Power supply to Tenaga: Deal to end on June 15 EMA has received no requests to extend PowerSeraya’s contract BY AARON LOW aaronl@sph.com.sg THE Government will consider any requests that may emerge for local firms to sell more electricity to Malaysia, the Energy Market Authority said yesterday. But it has

China’s trade surplus smaller than expected [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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China’s trade surplus smaller than expected REUTERS BLOOMBERG BEIJING: China yesterday posted a smaller-than-expected trade surplus because of soaring imports and a pullback in global demand, giving mixed signals about how the economy fared when some of its best export customers faltered. Exports rose 19.4 per cent last month from

New addition to MAS board of directors [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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New addition to MAS board of directors THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced that Minister of State for Defence and Education Lawrence Wong (right) has been appointed to its board of directors. Mr Wong is a former top civil servant. In August 1997, he started his public sector

Will appetite for tiny homes stay strong? [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Will appetite for tiny homes stay strong? Sales, not URA, will see if more shoebox units get built, say observers BY CHERYL LIM cherlim@sph.com.sg A MINUSCULE 344 sq ft. That is the size of the smallest unit in a new freehold condominium in Balestier. The Interweave is a 21-storey project

HK home buyers’ risk higher than ever: Finance chief [ARTICLE]

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HK home buyers’ risk higher than ever: Finance chief AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE XINHUA HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s finance chief yesterday said the risk for people entering its property market was “higher now than ever”, as he announced new measures to tame runaway prices. “This situation is rather unusual: The property market

Sinar Mas founder worth $14.8 billion [ARTICLE]

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Sinar Mas founder worth $14.8 billion Recent expansion of empire makes him Indonesia’s richest man BY GABRIEL CHEN FINANCE CORRESPONDENT gabrielc@sph.com.sg MR EKA Widjaja, the founder of the Sinar Mas Group, has been named Indonesia’s richest man, with a net worth of US$12 billion (S$14.8 billion) after he displaced two

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Top 5 richest SOURCE: GLOBE ASIA 1. Eka Widjaja (Sinar Mas Group) Net worth: US$12 billion (S$14.8 billion) 2. Budi and Michael Hartono (Djarum Group) Net worth: US$11.5 billion 3. Anthony Salim (Salim Group/First Pacific) Net worth: US$8 billion 4. Martua Sitorus (Wilmar International Holding) Net worth: US$4 billion 5.

Court orders Sun not to name ex-RBS chief’s mistress [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Court orders Sun not to name ex-RBS chief’s mistress BLOOMBERG LONDON: A judge yesterday ordered Mr Rupert Murdoch’s Sun newspaper to refrain from identifying a woman who had an affair with former Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) chief executive Fred Goodwin. Justice Michael Tugendhat at the High Court in London

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IPOs reel as investors lose interest [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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IPOs reel as investors lose interest US probe on accounting irregularities tug at China stocks on Wall St REUTERS HONG KONG: The global IPO market is now looking shaky, hit by a lack of interest among investors and investigations into accounting irregularities involving foreign companies listed on Wall Street. Weak

HSL launches $40m multi-storey development [ARTICLE]

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HSL launches $40m multi-storey development BY IAN POH MARINE civil engineering firm HSL Constructor whose clients include Exxon and Shell yesterday broke ground on an innovative $40 million new premises at Penjuru near Jurong. The company, set up 17 years ago, is making full use of every square metre of

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STI drags lower on lack of cues [ARTICLE]

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STI drags lower on lack of cues Concerns about global economy, vacation period major factors BULLS BEARS BY YASMINE YAHYA yasminey@sph.com.sg SINGAPORE shares continued to slide, as investors saw few incentives to buy or even participate in the market. Even a solid showing by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which

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China takes off – destination unknown [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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China takes off destination unknown Officials optimistic of air travel boom but some airports are in the red L57 new airports L91airports to be expanded LS$81 billion in cost BY GRACE NG CHINA CORRESPONDENT graceng@sph.com.sg BEIJING: On Nov 18, 2009, the spacious Foshan Airport celebrated its maiden flight what officials

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WHAT’S ONLINE MOST READ, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE www.straitstimes.com MOST-READ ONLINE L Gaddafi ordered mass rapes, provides sex drug L Nepali soldier gets top honour for heroic feat L Teen survives being shot, dangled from bridge MOST COMMENTED ON L Gaddafi ‘used rape as weapon of war’. Says vajrapani:

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When Genghis' sons shake their fists [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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When Genghis' sons shake their fists The recent death of a herder at the hands of a Han Chinese set off an outburst of Mongol fury that has rattled the authorities. China Bureau Chief Peh Shing Huei takes a closer look at Beijing’s uneven efforts in managing relations with the

Minority grievances [ARTICLE]

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Minority grievances PEH SHING HUEI TIBETANS L They form China’s best-known ethnic minority group. Their cause has gained global attention largely because of their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. L Tibetans have baulked at the Chinese Communist Party’s rule since the region was invaded by China in 1950. Their

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Sino-Viet sea spat heats up [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sino-Viet sea spat heats up Hanoi announces plan for live-fire naval drill ASSOCIATED PRESS AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE HANOI: A squabble over territory in the South China Sea escalated yesterday when Vietnam announced a live ammunition drill in an apparent response to China’s demand that the Vietnamese halt all oil exploration in

‘China concerned’ about Korean row [ARTICLE]

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‘China concerned’ about Korean row AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE SEOUL: China wants to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula and was surprised and worried when its ally Pyongyang abruptly shut the door on dialogue with Seoul, a senior US official said yesterday. Mr Kurt Campbell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian

Japan may have to evacuate more towns [ARTICLE]

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Japan may have to evacuate more towns Radiation crisis is more severe than previously thought, reports say AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE REUTERS TOKYO: Japan is considering evacuating more towns affected by leaked radiation, after elevated levels of contamination were detected in new areas away from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power

Radiation hits heart of green tea industry [ARTICLE]

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Radiation hits heart of green tea industry AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE TOKYO: Japan has detected radiation above the legal limit in tea grown in Shizuoka, the heart of the nation’s green tea industry, officials said yesterday, blaming the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. A tea dealer has started a recall of the dried

Sichuan quake activist out of jail [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Sichuan quake activist out of jail AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE BEIJING: A prominent Chinese dissident who campaigned for the parents of children killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake was released from prison yesterday after serving a three-year term, his wife said. Mr Huang Qi, who is in his late 40s, was arrested

India, Nepal to build cross-border power line [ARTICLE]

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India, Nepal to build cross-border power line South Asian power grid to meet rising energy needs also on the cards WASHINGTON POST NEW DELHI: India and its neighbour Nepal are set to build a massive power transmission line across their border, a step towards addressing rising energy needs in a

Energy deals between neighbours [ARTICLE]

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Energy deals between neighbours AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE REUTERS L Singapore-Malaysia: Singapore recently began its first cross-border sale of electricity to Malaysia, where supply has been disrupted by maintenance shutdowns of gas production platforms. The deal is for 180MW, or 1.5 per cent of total demand. Malaysia has not requested an extension

25 years’ jail for man who raped girl in toilet [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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25 years’ jail for man who raped girl in toilet THE STAR STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK KLANG: A scrap metal collector has been sentenced to 25 years in jail and 15 strokes of the cane for raping an eight-year-old girl in a public toilet. Sures Muniandy, 27, was sentenced on Thursday,

Pakistan army chief: Divert US aid to civilians [ARTICLE]

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Pakistan army chief: Divert US aid to civilians Unusual call seen as attempt to win back public affection WASHINGTON POST REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s powerful army chief has called for American aid to the military to be converted to civilian assistance, an unusual move that reflects growing domestic criticism of the

Top officials hauled up over killing in Karachi [ARTICLE]

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Top officials hauled up over killing in Karachi AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s top judge summoned the attorney-general and paramilitary chief to the Supreme Court yesterday, demanding a full explanation after soldiers shot dead an unarmed man in a Karachi park. Two paramilitary soldiers were remanded in custody yesterday over 22-year-old

75km expressway to Desaru opens [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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75km expressway to Desaru opens It cuts travel time from Second Link by half, say Malaysian officials JOHOR BARU: Singaporeans heading to the beaches of Desaru now have a faster route, with the opening of a 75km highway yesterday. The Senai-Desaru Expressway, costing RM1.4 billion (S$571 million), will cut travelling

US defends plea deal with terrorist [ARTICLE]

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US defends plea deal with terrorist AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE CHICAGO: A controversial deal cut with a key figure in the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks saved lives and provided key intelligence about Pakistani terrorist groups, a top US prosecutor said. The United States has come under fire in India for a plea

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HOPE IN A STALK OF GRAIN [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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HOPE IN A STALK OF GRAIN Scientists are trying to create high-yield, drought-resistant crops NEW YORK TIMES REUTERS BLOOMBERG CIUDAD OBREGON (Mexico): The dun wheat field spreading out at Mr Ravi P. Singh’s feet offered a possible clue to human destiny. Baked by a desert sun and deliberately starved of

5 elderly people die as record heatwave hits US [ARTICLE]

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5 elderly people die as record heatwave hits US ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON: A record-breaking heatwave in much of the United States has been blamed for five deaths and even a buckled highway pavement in at least one area. Forecasters say it could take days for areas of the US broiling

Europe makes emergency plans [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Europe makes emergency plans ASSOCIATED PRESS PARIS: Suffering from a major drought and high temperatures, European nations started preparing emergency plans this week to conserve water, provide millions of dollars’ worth of aid to farmers, and even send soldiers to deliver hay for cattle trying to graze on parched fields.

Britain’s forgotten people: The ‘chavs’ [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Britain’s forgotten people: The ‘chavs’ Shunned group of white working-class males could ignite a class war, some fear MEMO FROM LONDON BY JONATHAN EYAL EUROPE CORRESPONDENT jonathan.eyal@gmail.com THEY are white, mostly male, speak only English and are locally born. And yet, they are also a forgotten minority in their own

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Gates slams Nato in final policy speech [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Gates slams Nato in final policy speech He accuses alliance of lacking political will and says it faces dim future ASSOCIATED PRESS BRUSSELS: America’s military alliance with Europe the cornerstone of United States security policy for six decades faces a “dim, if not dismal” future, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates

Gaddafi’s exit: Son ‘in talks with rebels’ [ARTICLE]

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Gaddafi’s exit: Son ‘in talks with rebels’ WASHINGTON POST AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE ABU DHABI: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam recently approached rebels to negotiate an exit from power for his father, said National Transitional Council (NTC) leader Mahmoud Jebril’s aide. “Of course, he is trying to put forth some

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Wheeling out a ‘go green’ campaign [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Wheeling out a ‘go green’ campaign Ms Sacha Stevenson, a Canadian actress based in Jakarta, arrived at Kuta in Bali not on a flight but on a pair of in-line skates. The 29-year-old reached the popular tourist spot on Thursday after skating 1,400km over six days from Banten in West

Only ‘Made in the US’ gifts at museum shop [ARTICLE]

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Only ‘Made in the US’ gifts at museum shop SLICEOFLIFE AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE WASHINGTON: Forget made-in-China snow globes with a miniature White House or cheap T-shirts and mugs: A new museum gift shop is intent on selling only items made in the United States. After Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders complained that

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WHAT’S ONLINE MOST VIEWED, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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WHAT’S ONLINE MOST VIEWED, MOST COMMENTED ON AND MORE www.straitstimes.com MOST-READ ONLINE STORIES L Arsenal ready to let Barca sign Fabregas L Australian sex and drugs teen admits lies in football scandal MOST COMMENTED ON L Olympic ticket fiasco angers fans Says Angelina_Jc “Recession, what recession? Tickets for many events

$50M [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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$50M Defender’s move to Manchester United hits snag over valuation ROVERS UP JONES’ PRICE LONDON: While Manchester United have opened preliminary talks in a bid to snare Arsenal rebel Samir Nasri and are closing in on Aston Villa’s Ashley Young, their £16.5 million (S$33.4 million) deal to sign defender Phil

NOTHING IS CERTAIN [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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NOTHING IS CERTAIN Vettel won’t take things easy despite leaving rivals in his wake AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTREAL: While his closest rival Lewis Hamilton was busy apologising to everyone on Thursday, Sebastian Vettel was carrying out his sponsorship duties. The Red Bull driver put a 3.7-litre Infiniti (the luxury

Formula One searches for scapegoat over Gulf debacle [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Formula One searches for scapegoat over Gulf debacle MONTREAL: The Formula One world forgot about racing on Thursday, to embark on a desperate scramble to point the finger at who was responsible for the shambolic decision to put the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix back on the calendar. The issue came

On-off Bahrain GP clouds Canadian race [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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On-off Bahrain GP clouds Canadian race DRIVER’SSEAT BY STEVE SLATER stsports@sph.com.sg ONCE again, Formula One’s leaders have managed to rain on their own parade. Instead of savouring the prospect of a spectacular Canadian Grand Prix, headlines have been swamped by the furore over the planned reinstatement, then cancellation of the

Drifters to get less fast but more furious [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Drifters to get less fast but more furious BY FABIUS CHEN LESS speed, more heart-stopping action. Thanks to a revised scoring system which places greater emphasis on style, spectators at this weekend’s Formula Drift Singapore championship can expect more death-defying manoeuvres compared to previous years. The event is into its

MORE HEADING FOR HILLS [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MORE HEADING FOR HILLS Undulating terrain provides a better workout for athletes FITNESS BY CHAN U-GENE ugenec@sph.com.sg HILL running has been described as painful, gruelling, and even hazardous on the downhill stretch. But it looks like runners here have been taking to it with fervour despite its challenges. In fact,

Fit-again Serena can win Wimbledon, says Roddick [ARTICLE]

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Fit-again Serena can win Wimbledon, says Roddick REUTERS LONDON: Serena Williams will take Wimbledon by storm whether she retains her title or not, Andy Roddick predicted on Thursday as he welcomed his fellow American back from a year of injury and illness. Former world No. 1 Williams, the powerhouse of

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Ryo sorry in driving licence incident [ARTICLE]

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Ryo sorry in driving licence incident AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE TOKYO: Japanese teenage golf star Ryo Ishikawa apologised at the airport shortly before leaving for the US Open yesterday after he was caught driving without a valid licence. “It’s my own carelessness. I’m very sorry for causing trouble to my sponsors and

Jayasuriya to quit international game [ARTICLE]

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Jayasuriya to quit international game ASSOCIATED PRESS COLOMBO: Within hours of his first recall by Sri Lanka in more than a year, cricket star Sanath Jayasuriya announced that he would retire from all internationals during this month’s tour of England. The second-highest run scorer in the history of one-day cricket

Moss to retire after ‘scaring himself’ [ARTICLE]

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Moss to retire after ‘scaring himself’ AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE LONDON: British motorsport legend Stirling Moss has called time on his remarkable racing career, retiring from motorsport at the age of 81. Regarded as the greatest driver never to win the Formula One world title, he said he was quitting after “scaring

Italy and Spain to clash in friendly [ARTICLE]

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Italy and Spain to clash in friendly ASSOCIATED PRESS ROME: Italy will host Spain on Aug 10 in a friendly between the last two World Cup football champions. Italy won the 2006 World Cup and Spain took the title last year.

Real appeal Mourinho’s ban [ARTICLE]

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Real appeal Mourinho’s ban ASSOCIATED PRESS NYON: Real Madrid have challenged football coach Jose Mourinho’s five-match Champions League ban for accusing Uefa and its referees of conspiring to help Barcelona in last season’s semi-finals. Uefa will hear the case on June 30.

Next 72 hours [ARTICLE]

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Next 72 hours Today Athletics IAAF Diamond League: New York (Live, StarHub Ch205, tomorrow, 3am). Badminton Thailand Open: S-finals (Live, StarHub Ch211,1pm). Cricket Griffin Kinetic League, Div 2: CSC II v SCA Juniors (CSC, 7.30am), SPA I v Marina CC I (Kallang, 1pm). 3rd ODI: West Indies v India (Live,

Scorecard [ARTICLE]

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Scorecard Athletics Diamond League In Oslo (only winners) Men’s 200m: Usain Bolt (Jam) 19.86sec. 1,500m: Nicholas Kiptanui Kemboi (Ken) 3min 37.25sec. Mile: Asbel Kiprop (Ken) 3:50.86. 110m hurdles: Aries Merritt (USA) 13.12. 3,000m steeplechase: Paul Kipsiele Koech (Ken) 8:01.83. Discus: Gerd Kanter (Est) 65.14m. High jump: Kyriakos Ioannou (Cyp) 2.28.

“They are saying it is because of money, but as far as I am aware, the football club has just won the most prestigious tournament in the world.” [ARTICLE]

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“They are saying it is because of money, but as far as I am aware, the football club has just won the most prestigious tournament in the world.” PETER HALL, a member of Barcelona’s rugby team. He was one of about 100 fans who protested outside the Nou Camp after

Bolt back in business [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bolt back in business AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE OSLO: Usain Bolt has blasted back into form with the season’s fastest 200m at the Diamond League Bislett Games. “I was never out of business,” said the Jamaican triple world-record holder with a grin after running 19.86 seconds. “I think business was just slow.

SCOTT MAY SKIP S’PORE OPEN [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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SCOTT MAY SKIP S’PORE OPEN Local event clashes with the Australian’s national Open in November BY JONATHAN WONG jonwong@sph.com.sg HE IS the only man to win three Singapore Open crowns, but golfer Adam Scott’s chase for number four may have to be put on hold, at least for this year.

Jo Ee wins second straight title [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Jo Ee wins second straight title JONATHAN WONG WHEN Kok Jo Ee walked off the first green at the Damai Indah Golf Course in Jakarta yesterday morning, she had just three-putted badly for a bogey six. Five hours later, however, in a situation with much higher stakes, the Singaporean needed

Tiger must win for the sponsors to follow [ARTICLE]

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Tiger must win for the sponsors to follow BY PETER DIXON THE TIMES, LONDON stsports@sph.com.sg IF YOU had your hands on the purse strings of a major company, how tempted would you be to get into bed (excuse the image) with Tiger Woods? It is a question that IMG, the

Queen of the lanes, and mistress of all that she surveys [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Queen of the lanes, and mistress of all that she surveys BY JONATHAN WONG THE first thing that Jazreel Tan knocks down is my ego as she glances at the bowling balls in front of us, pauses at one and offers it to me. Maybe an eight or 10-pound ball

Contaminated food defence becoming stale [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Contaminated food defence becoming stale INGO0D CONSCIENCE BY ROB HUGHES stsports@sph.com.sg YOU can imagine Alex Ferguson hitting the phone hotline to his boy Chicharito this weekend. There is the Manchester United manager, splashing the cash in the transfer market, trying to pick up anything like the value for money his

JET’S LATE TAKE-OFF [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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JET’S LATE TAKE-OFF Terry scores 8 of his 21 points in final quarter as Mavs win ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS: One fourth-quarter comeback can be a fluke. A second perhaps the product of a passionate home following. But a 15-3 close on the night LeBron James went in calling it the

Player barred because of T-shirt [ARTICLE]

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Player barred because of T-shirt ASSOCIATED PRESS JERUSALEM: A week after Iran’s women’s football team were not allowed to play an Olympic qualifier because of their headscarves, one of Israel’s top basketball players is facing the same problem. The only difference is that it involves an extra T-shirt under the

NO ASEAN LEAGUE FOR NEXT YEAR [ARTICLE]

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NO ASEAN LEAGUE FOR NEXT YEAR Postponement due to troubles in two FAs and resistance from Vietnam BY TERRENCE VOON tvoon@sph.com.sg THE proposed Asean Super League (ASL) touted as the region’s premier football tournament is unlikely to kick off as planned next year. The uncertainty surrounding the leadership of football

Hougang grab morale-boosting Cup victory [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Hougang grab morale-boosting Cup victory Hougang United 1 Young Tigers (Malaysia) 0 BY SANJAY NAIR AFTER a miserable few weeks for Hougang United following their much-publi-cised S-League brawl with Etoile FC, the embattled club finally had cause for some cheer last night. In their first match since the May 23

Banned Toure ‘obsessed with weight’ [ARTICLE]

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Banned Toure ‘obsessed with weight’ THE TIMES, LONDON LONDON: Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has a psychological obsession with his weight, particularly the size of his belly. That led to the Ivorian taking banned “water tablets”, which are normally prescribed to people with high blood pressure. The move resulted in

Mexico win despite doping talk [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Mexico win despite doping talk REUTERS ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE: Mexico put aside a potential doping scandal to claim their second five-goal win of the Concacaf Gold Cup on Thursday. Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez and Giovani Dos Santos scored two goals each as Mexico thrashed Cuba 5-0. The result came

MATCH-FIXING: THE SUDDEN SURGE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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MATCH-FIXING: THE SUDDEN SURGE LLaw enforcers alerted by Fifa corruption probes LMatch-fixers rush to cash in while they can BY LEE MIN KOK mklee@sph.com.sg DO NOT be surprised should more match-fixing scandals in football come to light in the near future, Fifa’s head of security Chris Eaton said yesterday. Declaring

Singaporean detained in rigging probe [ARTICLE]

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Singaporean detained in rigging probe KUALA TERENGGANU: Another Singaporean has been hauled up for alleged match-fixing, this time in Malaysia. A source close to the investigation involving the T-Team, a Malaysian Premier League club based in Terengganu, told the New Straits Times that the suspect, allegedly a bookie, was detained

Surinam official confirms receiving US$40,000 'gift’ [ARTICLE]

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Surinam official confirms receiving US$40,000 'gift’ MIAMI: Another Caribbean football official has come forward to claim that he had received US$40,000 (S$49,332) in cash at a controversial meeting arranged by Fifa’s presidential challenger Mohamed Hammam and one of its vice-presi-dents, Jack Warner. Fifa has suspended Concacaf chief Warner and Hammam,

Giggs offers brother $505k 'hush money’ [ARTICLE]

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Giggs offers brother $505k 'hush money’ LONDON: In yet another twist to the Ryan Giggs sex scandal, the Manchester United star is reportedly trying to gag the brother he betrayed with £250,0 00 (S$505,000) of hush money. According to The Sun, the 37-year-old footballer will pay up if Rhodri, 34,

Powerboats set to make a return [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Powerboats set to make a return BY LIN XINYI HIGH-speed powerboats are set to make a comeback to the waters off Marina Bay. Six years after Singapore last hosted an F1 Powerboat race, fans will be able to watch the machines hit speeds of up to 200kmh once again. According

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ONE WIN FROM TITLE The Mavericks finish off the Heat with a 15-3 run in Game Five. C18 WHY MORE ARRESTS Rising awareness, fixers’ rush to cash in lead to more kelong cases. C21 s KARCHER VACUM CLEANER MISTRAL FAN AIRCOOLER FULL RANGE SINGAPORE, i n BRhiW DYSON HU J~

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BATTLING THE MENACE WHAT IS TRAFFICKING? [ARTICLE]

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BATTLING THE MENACE WHAT IS TRAFFICKING? HUMAN trafficking means someone obtaining or holding a vulnerable person in compelled service for sex or servitude, according to the United Nations. Singapore takes a very serious view of trafficking in persons, and is committed to working with other countries to combat it, a

OF HUMAN BONDAGE – AND PAID SEX [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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OF HUMAN BONDAGE AND PAID SEX BY RADHA BASU SENIOR CORRESPONDENT radhab@sph.com.sg Additional reporting by Maryam Mohamed Mokhtar AS DUSK fell on a Monday late last month, guards at the Philippine Embassy found a young Filipina weeping at their gate. She was tall, slender and beautiful, and wearing a black

THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STUDY [ARTICLE]

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THE SINGAPORE RESEARCH STUDY Study, petitions to end sex trafficking THE Singapore study on children and women who were trafficked was conducted in two phases between August 2009 and April last year. The first part looked at efforts by the Government, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the private sector to prevent

BEST PRACTICES [ARTICLE]

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BEST PRACTICES from three other places that are tough on trafficking These are some Proactive approach to the problem L In the United States, trafficking investigations are like those involving counter-terrorism. The onus is on prevention and proactive problem-solving. Unlike other countries where trafficking investigations are reactive with officers questioning

TUTORED TO LIE [ARTICLE]

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TUTORED TO LIE RADHA BASU Additional reporting by Maryam Mohamed Mokhtar WHEN 25-year-old Indonesian sex worker Kay was picked up during a Geylang police raid along with 20 other women in February last year, she was asked if she had come to Singapore voluntarily. She said yes, although she later

THE HIDDEN FACES [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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THE HIDDEN FACES Three trafficking cases involving four victims from the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Indonesia ACTION IN ORCHARD ROAD: Some pubs at Orchard Towers, Singapore’s notorious hot spot for sleaze, are believed to have used trafficked women. Prostitutes can be seen holding hands with Caucasian men (below). WORKING THE

SHATTERED DREAMS [ARTICLE]

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SHATTERED DREAMS BY RADHA BASU SENIOR CORRESPONDENT radhab@sph.com.sg MAYA, 22, and her childhood friend Liezel, 20, arrived in Singapore exactly a month ago today, eager to begin a new life in the Lion City. The young women from small towns near the Philippine capital Manila were promised work as waitresses

A CHILD NO MORE [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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A CHILD N O MORE THE HIDDEN FACES BY RADHA BASU SENIOR CORRESPONDENT radhab@sph.com.sg ABANDONED by her mother, Dinusha came to Singapore five weeks ago after a friend promised her a job here as a maid. However, the doe-eyed Sri Lankan spent her 17th birthday on May 11 at work,

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Dear Minister, tell us your problems [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Dear Minister, tell us your problems In his first few weeks as Education Minister, Mr Heng Swee Keat received a deluge of feedback on the education system. YouthInk writers list down what they would like him to focus his attention and efforts on first MY LIFE Tan Weilie Tan Weilie,

Behold the card magician – and his flourishing art [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Behold the card magician and his flourishing art WATCH THIS FACE BY SERENE LUO AS A teenager, he was sometimes tossed out of cafes for what looked like gambling with a pack of cards but all Huron Low was doing was practising his form of art. The Singaporean card magician

A whole new field of drama and passion [ARTICLE]

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A whole new field of drama and passion MY THOUGHTS BY MARISSA YEO The writer, 16, is a first-year business studies student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. TUESDAYS and Thursdays are my favourite days of the week that’s when I go to another universe. I lace up my bright purple boots

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Going beyond skin deep [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Going beyond skin deep Analysing skin with ‘gene chips’ could help customise treatments BY GRACE CHUA caiwj@sph.com.sg DOES a young woman’s skin behave differently from an older woman’s in its patterns of genetic activity? How will individual sufferers of psoriasis, an auto-immune skin condition, respond to different medicines? And can

‘Skinomics’ and the science of beauty [ARTICLE]

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‘Skinomics’ and the science of beauty GRACE CHUA IT’S NOT just academic research boffins and medical doctors who use genomics and related techniques to study skin conditions. Now, large beauty and skincare firms, such as Procter Gamble (P&G) and L’Oreal, are doing the same. At the recent World Congress of

Frogs and cancer treatment [ARTICLE]

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Frogs and cancer treatment FENG ZENGKUN SCIENTISTS have discovered that the skin of frogs can be used to treat cancer and more than 70 other major diseases. The researchers say the discovery could transform cancer from a terminal illness to a manageable condition. The work by Professor Chris Shaw and

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GETTING UNDER THE SKIN Dermatologists are using tools like ‘gene chips’ to scan skin, which may show genes linked to diseases like psoriasis. SPEC ALREPORT aooo K t:r ofircc i3 vO ••'►4 V. V a V I >/ ’>>• 7'. riA r F 1*' IIV. 1 Every year, many young

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Setting a benchmark in both design and technology, this coveted award, given by an international panel of judges in the automotive industry, was inevitable. The XJ s beautifully appointed interior sets a standard of luxury and comfort with its sensual fusion of soft leather, warm wood and cool chrome. The

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Kung Fu Panda’s price attack [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Kung Fu Panda’s price attack Many moviegoers are unaware that ticket prices have been raised by $0.50 to $1 because of a multi-tier pricing system melody zaccheus melodyz@sph.com.sg Tickets to Kung Fu Panda 2 can cost you as little as $4 or as much as $14. It all depends on

Bidders bump up Husain prices [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Bidders bump up Husain prices Soon after the death of India’s Picasso, collectors are eagerly buying M.F. Husain’s works ravi velloor south asia bureau chief velloor@sph.com.sg Additional reporting by Deepika Shetty New Delhi If you own a painting by Maqbool Fida Husain, its value probably just doubled. India is mourning

Food Fest spices up [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Food Fest spices up Curry and spices is the theme this year and highlights include dining on river cruises and on the Singapore Flyer rebecca lynne tan rltan@sph.com.sg The annual Singapore Food Festival is back next month with twice as many food stalls. Curry and spices will be the focus

Romancing Kate [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Romancing Kate In her umpteenth romantic comedy, Kate Hudson plays an unlikeable, self-obsessed character tiffany fumiko tay in los angeles stlife@sph.com.sg Kate Hudson has lost count of the number of times she has donned a wedding dress. On screen, she chalks it up to around seven: “About Adam, Dr. T

Masuri gift to library [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Masuri gift to library The family of late poet Masuri S.N. donates his possessions to the library clarissa oon senior writer clare@sph.com.sg Readers have now been given the key to unlock one of the great minds of Singapore Malay literature. The family of the late pioneer poet Masuri Salikun, better

Talk of the town [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Talk of the town Local band Jive Talkin’ will celebrate their 21st anniversary with release of a documentary eddino abdul hadi music reporter dinohadi@sph.com.sg With more than two decades performing at popular nightspots in Singapore, Jive Talkin’ have established themselves as one of the better-known live bands on the local

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Music of the heart [ARTICLE]

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Music of the heart Melanie Maniam I refer to the article by Mr Ignatius Low, Sad Songs Say So Much (LifeStyle, June 5). I fully agree with him. Though he wrote about Chinese music and songs, I would like to share about Indian songs. Like the writer, I grew up

She’s no Lady [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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She’s no Lady Leonard Glenn Freeman PHOTO:REUTERS Regarding the review of Lady Gaga’s album by Yeow Kai Chai, Lady’s Born A Winner (Life!, June 3), has he read the lyrics of these songs? As concerned parents and Catholics, we take offence to the promotion of her album and the songs

write in [ARTICLE]

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write in Have a view on a story in Life!? E-mail us at stlife@sph.com.sg We reserve the right to edit all letters.

Fatherly concerns [ARTICLE]

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Fatherly concerns The Sunday Times article by Andy Chen, A Kiasu/Kiasi Father And Proud Of It (LifeStyle, June 5), is humorous yet serious. The ending is perfect: “Why is the adjective ‘paternalistic’ used as a pejorative when describing governments?” My father talks in his sleep. The few words that I

Bomb scene’s a joke [ARTICLE]

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Bomb scene’s a joke Alan Tan The article by Foong Woei Wan, Police Drama Cops Out (Life!, June 3), is an accurate assessment of the Channel 8 counter-terrorism thriller C.L.I.F. The Singapore Police Force already suffers from a poor public relations image because of the handling of a lame escapee

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Ongoing projects in Jurong [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Ongoing projects in Jurong Continuing Education and Training campus Developed by the Workforce Development Agency, the campus is a one-stop destination for skills training and career opportunities. This one in Jurong East Street 21 is one of two such campuses set up. The other is in Paya Lebar. Both will

West side glory [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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West side glory Upcoming malls and a lakeside village aim to raise the hip factor of the Jurong neighbourhood tay suan chiang says. taysc@sph.com.sg Mention Jurong and images of a sleepy neighbourhood with factories come to mind. But that is set to change over the next decade. From being the

Green champion [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Green champion Sonny Chionh of RSP Architects Planners and Engineers believes in adding green features in his projects young architects with Sonny Chionh tay suan chiang taysc@sph.com.sg Architect Sonny Chionh makes a conscious effort to be green at home. He uses both sides of a sheet of paper and separates

Soft spots [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Soft spots Hard surfaces can ramp up noise in a room, so cover a tiled floor with a rug sophie’s choice sophie kho My apartment faces the main road. How can I keep out the noise and dust? Install good double-glazed windows. Such windows trap sound in the space between

Landing too dim [ARTICLE]

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Landing too dim root awakening I want to grow plants at the lift landing outside my home. The area does not get direct sunlight but is lit at night by fluorescent lights. What plants can I grow there? There are not many plants that will thrive under such conditions. The