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US-led forces expand air strikes against ISIS in Syria [ARTICLE]

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US-led forces expand air strikes against ISIS in Syria Additional support from Western allies frees Washington to widen war against militants AFP Reuters Damascus The United States-led coalition widened its air strikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria yesterday as part of “near continuous” raids

What’s next for Golden Boy Joseph Schooling? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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What’s next for Golden Boy Joseph Schooling? There’ll be no rest for Asian Games gold medallist Joseph Schooling. The 19-year-old swimmer will soon start working out, adding bulk to that fine physique as he prepares for his next goal: the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016. Some of his times are

Chelsea stay top, mixed day for rivals [ARTICLE]

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Chelsea stay top, mixed day for rivals Chelsea kept up their relentless march at the top of the English Premier League after goals from Oscar, Diego Costa and Willian secured a 3-0 home win over Aston Villa. But the Blues’ rivals all had mixed fortunes. Manchester United beat West Ham

Otter joy... but how to protect them? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Otter joy... but how to protect them? Wild otters are living and breeding in Singapore just a whisker away from the CBD. The coast around Gardens by the Bay had been thought to be too built-up to provide a home for the mammals. Yet a pair have been seen along

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HAUNTED SUPERDADDY A single father’s struggle to get on with life Ram Tiwary spent 99 months behind bars accused of two brutal murders before being acquitted. He tells Akshita Nanda about the question that still haunts him. THINKPAGE43 DISRUPTED Hong Lim protesters heckle minister at YMCA charity concert THINKPAGE45 TOP

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Tamil Nadu state chief jailed for graft [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Tamil Nadu state chief jailed for graft Security stepped up in Indian state as court verdict sparks incidents of violence Nirmala Ganapathy India Correspondent In New Delhi gnirmala@sph.com.sg Popular south Indian politician and Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa has been found guilty of graft and sentenced to four years

Patient dies in 9th-storey fall at TTSH [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Patient dies in 9th-storey fall at TTSH Hoe Pei Shan hpeishan@sph.com.sg A male patient at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) died after he broke a glass panel on the ninth storey and fell, landing near a taxi stand at the foot of the building. The man, a Filipino in his

Chaos at Hong Lim Park charity carnival [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chaos at Hong Lim Park charity carnival CPF rally protesters disrupt event at same park, frighten special needs kids on stage Walter Sim waltsim@sph.com.sg Several hundred protesters yesterday disrupted a charity carnival organised by YMCA at Hong Lim Park by marching through it, frightening special needs children performing on stage

Game for a hug from a hot K-star? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Game for a hug from a hot K-star? Yip Wai Yee South Korean heart-throb Lee Min Ho playing a pop-the-balloon game with Singapore fan Andrina Loo, 35, at Causeway Point shopping mall in Woodlands yesterday. The 27-year-old actor was flown in to celebrate the 35th anniversary of lifestyle products brand

Archbishop forgives man who owed $260k [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Archbishop forgives man who owed $260k Seizure, auction of school assets called off after Catholic leader waives rental debt Theresa Tan theresat@sph.com.sg A private school operator who owed a Catholic church more than $260,000 in rent was spared court action when Archbishop William Goh agreed to waive the entire debt.

New ideas for ageing S’pore [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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New ideas for ageing S’pore Architect aims to help older folk remain in the community rather than relocate Radha Basu Senior Correspondent radhab@sph.com.sg The video can be viewed at http://youtu.be/JjlGE2VfA_I What do you think of the ideas in the video? E-mail The Sunday Times at suntimes@sph.com.sg Veteran architect Tay Kheng

Build clubs for active elderly to look after frail [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Build clubs for active elderly to look after frail Singapore should grow a network of care clubs manned by healthy senior citizens willing to look after the frail elderly in their midst, suggests architect Tay Kheng Soon. They can monitor older folk who are alone at home via webcam, plan

Panasonic unveils ‘lightest’ vacuum cleaner for seniors [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Panasonic unveils ‘lightest’ vacuum cleaner for seniors Kwan Weng Kin Japan Correspondent In Tokyo wengkin@ sph.com.sg In a race among Japan’s home appliance makers to target affluent senior citizens, Panasonic recently unveiled what it calls the “world’s lightest vacuum cleaner”. The product by Japan’s leading home appliance maker is its

Berlin to get tougher on would-be fighters [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Berlin to get tougher on would-be fighters Reuters AFP Berlin The German government is planning tougher controls on would-be extremists, such as marking personal identity cards to alert border guards that the traveller may be en route to join the militant group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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Syria no-fly zone not ruled out [ARTICLE]

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Syria no-fly zone not ruled out New York Times Washington The Obama administration has not ruled out establishing a no-fly zone over north-eastern Syria to protect civilians from air strikes by the Syrian government, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and General Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs

Security doubled at Aussie football final [ARTICLE]

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Security doubled at Aussie football final Bloomberg Melbourne Australian police doubled security for one of the country’s biggest sporting events as about 100,000 fans gathered in Melbourne yesterday, days after a terrorism suspect stabbed two officers in the city before being shot dead. Additional officers guarded entrances to the Melbourne

Asean issues first joint statement on ISIS crisis [ARTICLE]

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Asean issues first joint statement on ISIS crisis It does not explicitly name group but denounces ‘all acts of terror in all its forms’ Jeremy Au Yong US Bureau Chief In Washington jeremyau@sph.com.sg Asean foreign ministers have raised concerns over the situation in Syria and Iraq, issuing their first joint

Malaysian ISIS suspects are ‘fresh recruits’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Malaysian ISIS suspects are ‘fresh recruits’ The Star/Asia News Network Petaling Jaya The three Syriabound Malaysian men arrested last week were reportedly “freshies” who were recruited to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) just three months ago via Facebook. The Star newspaper, citing unnamed police sources, said

S’pore is top start-up spot in S-E Asia [ARTICLE]

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S’pore is top start-up spot in S-E Asia $578m in venture capital deals, 40% of acquisitions in region happen in Republic Grace Chng Senior Correspondent chngkeg@sph.com.sg Singapore is the No. 1 spot for start-ups in South-east Asia. More venture capital (VC) deals happen here than in neighbouring countries. And about

Wild otters raise family around Marina Bay [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Wild otters raise family around Marina Bay David Ee davidee@sph.com.sg Wild otters have started breeding in the heart of the city, the firstever known here to have done so. Now, experts are worrying about how to best protect them. Some researchers had considered Singapore’s southern coast around Gardens by the

Refuge for young women facing pregnancy crisis [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Refuge for young women facing pregnancy crisis New shelter also offers counselling and support for unwed mums-to-be Theresa Tan theresat@sph.com.sg A new shelter for pregnant girls and women is expected to be up and running by mid-November, making it Singapore’s only dedicated shelter for those in distress over an unplanned

Sacked US worker beheads colleague with knife, police say [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sacked US worker beheads colleague with knife, police say AFP New York Times Los Angeles A worker who had recently tried to convert colleagues to Islam beheaded a fellow employee in a frenzied knife rampage after being fired from his job, US police said. The suspect, identified as 30-year-old Alton

Arson halts 1,700 flights in Chicago [ARTICLE]

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Arson halts 1,700 flights in Chicago Unhappy worker suspected of starting fire in control centre Reuters Chicago A fire apparently set by a disgruntled employee at a Chicago-area air traffic control centre led to the cancellation of more than 1,700 flights at the city’s two major airports, snarling air traffic

Gadget use cleared for European airlines [ARTICLE]

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Gadget use cleared for European airlines Bloomberg Berlin European airlines received permission from regulators to have passengers use personal electronic devices including mobile phones during flight, removing one of the last remaining bastions of talk-free zones. The European Aviation Safety Agency gave the green light for in-flight deployment of smartphones,

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Man starts website to nab serial cat killer Shopkeeper appeals for information on at least 50 cases of cat abuse in Beach Rd Audrey Tan audreyt@sph.com.sg A shopkeeper is on a mission to find the culprit, or culprits, behind the serial abuse of cats in Beach Road. Since 2011, there

S’poreans urged to help save Malayan tigers [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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S’poreans urged to help save Malayan tigers Audrey Tan Tigers in Malaysia are in trouble, and conservationists there are hoping for help from Singapore. The Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (Mycat) is urging Singaporeans to visit the Taman Negara National Park in Pahang, which was home to about 90 wild

‘Iron Lady’ among S’pore mums honoured [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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‘Iron Lady’ among S’pore mums honoured jamiyah group gives top award to sole breadwinner who raised five daughters David Ee davidee@sph.com.sg She is her family’s own “Iron Lady”. The nickname for the late former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was given to Madam Jamila Abdul Karim by her own family

Keeping an eye on seniors’ health [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Keeping an eye on seniors’ health two-year initiative that aims to bring eye care to people above 50 years old who are unable to visit hospitals on their own. About 1,600 of them are expected to benefit by September 2016. Dr Lam Pin Min, Minister of State for Health, was

Over 200 pioneers lauded for peace efforts [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Over 200 pioneers lauded for peace efforts Singapore’s harmony cannot be taken for granted, stress leaders among those feted Audrey Tan audreyt@sph.com.sg When 72-year-old Lionel De Souza comes across an insensitive remark made against a racial or religious group, he does not ignore it. He takes action, like making a

Teochew treats at 11-day festival [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Teochew treats at 11-day festival David Ee The 11 -day Teochew Festival in Orchard Road was officially opened by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean yesterday. Mr Teo, a Teochew, said in his address that the Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan, the festival’s organiser, has enriched the nation’s multicultural society

SG50 Kita website to seek Malay/Muslim contributions [ARTICLE]

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SG50 Kita website to seek Malay/Muslim contributions Walter Sim waltsim@sph.com.sg An SG50 coordination committee spearheading the Malay/Muslim community’s contributions to Singapore’s golden jubilee yesterday launched its website and made an open call for ideas. Named SG50 Kita, or Our SG50 in Malay, and bearing the slogan “Let’s do something special

Boy’s death puts care system in spotlight [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Boy’s death puts care system in spotlight Questions raised as to why a mother with mental issues was allowed to take care of a severely sick nine-year-old Hoe Pei Shan hpeishan@sph.com.sg Rebecca Loh was an unemployed single mother with a history of mental issues and violence including attacks on her

Getting more seniors to volunteer [ARTICLE]

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Getting more seniors to volunteer Audrey Tan audreyt@sph.com.sg Greater recognition, training opportunities and flexible volunteer work are some ways in which more seniors can be encouraged to give their time to a good cause. These were among ideas suggested yesterday during a focus group discussion on senior volunteerism. Recognition, said

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Indonesians protest scrapping of direct polls Yudhoyono faces backlash for letting his party walk out before the shocking vote Zubaidah Nazeer Indonesia Correspondent In Jakarta zubaidah@sph.com.sg Thousands of Indonesians, led by over 30 activist groups, are expected to join demonstrations today in downtown Jakarta against Parliament’s vote to scrap direct

Aceh okays jail and caning for gay sex [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Aceh okays jail and caning for gay sex Reuters AFP Banda Aceh The Indonesian province of Aceh yesterday approved an anti-homosexuality law that can punish anyone caught having gay sex with 100 lashes, a lawmaker said. Aceh, the only part of the world’s most populous Muslimmajority nation that is allowed

Protesters and police clash at HK govt headquarters [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Protesters and police clash at HK govt headquarters 74 arrested for storming compound, fuelling fears that Occupy Central sit-in this week could turn violent Li Xueying Hong Kong Correspondent xueying@sph.com.sg Hong Kong is on edge, with protesters and police clashing over the weekend, in scenes which evoke fears that a

1 killed, 40 injured after volcano erupts in Japan [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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1 killed, 40 injured after volcano erupts in Japan AFP Reuters Tokyo A Japanese volcano popular with hikers has erupted, killing one woman and seriously injuring more than 40 people. The eruption of the 3,067m Mount Ontake straddling Nagano and Gifu prefecture happened at around midday yesterday, the meteorological agency

China’s armed police a new worry [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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China’s armed police a new worry Concerns over abuse of authority and lack of training for officers weapon.” Washington Post Luokan Village (China) Invoking the threat of terrorism, Chinese police for the first time in years have started carrying guns and, with little training, using them. The fatal effects have

China targets economic fugitives [ARTICLE]

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China targets economic fugitives Reuters Shanghai China’s top prosecuting body has launched a sixmonth campaign targeting corruption suspects, especially those who have fled overseas, as President Xi Jinping’s government ramps up its crackdown on graft, Xinhua news agency reported yesterday. The Supreme People’s Protectorate (SPP) said it would use China’s

‘Harshest penalties’ for food safety violators [ARTICLE]

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‘Harshest penalties’ for food safety violators Reuters Shanghai China has vowed to hand out the “harshest penalties” to food safety violators and to further reform the food and drug safety administration. Vice-Premier Wang Yang made the comment during an inspection tour of Beijing’s food safety monitoring centre last Friday, Xinhua

Is that Thai dish authentic? Get e-delicious robot to check [ARTICLE]

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Is that Thai dish authentic? Get e-delicious robot to check Thai govt plans to roll out a machine that can ‘measure taste like a food critic’ New York Times Bangkok At a ritzy Bangkok hotel this week, the Thai government will host diplomats and dignitaries to a gala dinner to

Modi pays homage to victims at 9/11 site [ARTICLE]

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Modi pays homage to victims at 9/11 site AFP New York Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his visit to the United States which is rolling out the red carpet after shunning him for almost a decade, but a lawsuit revived past grievances. The Hindu nationalist who was refused a

Harry Potter effect [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Harry Potter effect lenses in Rochester, New York. Scientists at the university have discovered a way to hide large objects from sight using inexpensive and readily available lenses, a technology that seems to have sprung from the pages of the Harry Potter fantasy series. It’s a disappearing act, but it’s

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251 MH17 crash victims identified [ARTICLE]

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251 MH17 crash victims identified AFP The Hague Forensic experts have identified 251 of the 298 passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, after 26 people were named this week, the Dutch authorities said on Friday. The findings of an initial report by a Dutch-led

Catalonian leader calls secession vote [ARTICLE]

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Catalonian leader calls secession vote AFP Barcelona Catalonia’s president yesterday formally called a referendum to decide whether Spain’s richest region should be independent, defying Madrid, which has vowed to block the move. The Spanish government has said it will appeal to the Constitutional Court which is expected to annul the

US firms’ optimism on China ebbs [ARTICLE]

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US firms’ optimism on China ebbs Reuters Washington United States companies are increasingly less optimistic about the business outlook in China, and see growing competition from local rivals who get preferential treatment as a key challenge, a survey on Friday showed. A US-China Business Council survey of senior executives at

$165m boost for Ebola fight [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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$165m boost for Ebola fight IMF to speed up aid after plea from desperate African nations AFP Reuters Monrovia The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has fast-tracked US$130 million (S$165 million) in aid to fight the Ebola epidemic after the governments of the worst-hit countries in West Africa said they were

DOCS, NURSES STEP UP [ARTICLE]

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DOCS, NURSES STEP UP New York Times New York Doctors and nurses are finally volunteering to fight the Ebola virus in West Africa after a long period of paralysing fear in which almost none stepped forward. But, experts say, there is likely to be a long gap before hospitals can

London faces houseboat j am [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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London faces houseboat j am Overcrowding hits city’s canals too as number of houseboats doubles to 3,000 in seven years New York Times London Little Venice, where two of London’s biggest canals intersect, can seem a pocket of picturesque tranquillity and the sweet spot of an increasingly popular mode of

Lost score of Mozart’s famous sonata found [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Lost score of Mozart’s famous sonata found AFP Budapest Balazs Mikusi’s heart started racing when he realised what the papers he held in his hand were: the long-lost original score of a famous Mozart sonata scribbled by the composer himself. “When I first laid eyes upon the manuscript, the handwriting

Big donations and ‘dark money’ swamp US polls [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Big donations and ‘dark money’ swamp US polls Aggressive spending for congressional mid-term elections causing concern AFP Washington Huge individual donations, aggressive party spending and untraceable “dark money” are flooding this year’s mid-term campaigns, fuelling concerns that the financial impact on America’s congressional elections is spiralling out of control. Take

Months of clashes before ‘Bond King’ left Pimco [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Months of clashes before ‘Bond King’ left Pimco Reuters New York Mr Bill Gross’ abrupt departure from Pimco, the giant bond firm that he co-founded more than four decades ago, was preceded by months of clashes between the star investor and the firm’s executive committee that got progressively worse, according

Ello says hello to social media world [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Ello says hello to social media world Free invite-only service gets 45,000 requests an hour but still faces hurdles Bloomberg New York There is growing buzz around Ello, a new social media start-up that has caught the attention of users and investors since its debut on Aug 7. The free

US banks alerted to ‘Shellshock’ [ARTICLE]

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US banks alerted to ‘Shellshock’ Reuters Washington A group of top United States financial regulators have urged banks to quickly fix their software to protect it against the “Shellshock” computer bug, saying it could expose them to fraud. Shellshock is a newly emerged major Internet threat that affects a common

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BTO FLATS A GOOD START Applying for a Housing Board flat is a sensible choice for young people starting out on their financial journey.

VALUE IN OLD THINGS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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VALUE IN OLD THINGS Some things are “old stuff” to people but an appreciation of antiques has taught Kenneth Loh to see their value. Mr Kenneth Loh, 32, honed his eye for spotting authentic antique pieces over the years on family trips. The art lover quit his banking job this

INVESTING TO BEAT INFLATION [ARTICLE]

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INVESTING TO BEAT INFLATION Investing is one way of addressing the problem of inflation eroding one’s savings.

Don’t wait till you lose your mind [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Don’t wait till you lose your mind Decide who and how you want to manage your life with a Lasting Power of Attorney Rachael Boon rachaelb@sph.com.sg A high-profile tussle for control over a widow’s $40 million assets has thrust the issue of having a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) into

Income funds ‘top pick’ for retirement [ARTICLE]

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Income funds ‘top pick’ for retirement Survey reveals S’pore investors’ behaviour, concerns over planning for old age Jacqueline Woo tsjwoo@sph.com.sg As many as seven in 10 respondents in Singapore in a recent regional investor behaviour study said they do not believe they have sufficient income for their retirement. About two

[young & savvy]

Use your right to BTO flats well [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Use your right to BTO flats well These subsidised homes are a sure way for the young to get into real estate without paying a lot of cash Cheryl Ong ocheryl@sph.com.sg A close friend, who is an expatriate, once joked with me that he wanted to marry a Singaporean because

[me & my money]

He quit bank job for ‘some old thing’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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He quit bank job for ‘some old thing’ Art lover who places a lot of value on beautiful relics runs family’s antique business now Rachael Boon rachaelb@sph.com.sg In his 20s, Mr Kenneth Loh was so captivated by a Ming Dynasty relic that he couldn’t bear the thought of not having

Small doses of trauma build up firm resistance [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Small doses of trauma build up firm resistance Best way to deal with the unknown is to embrace change and evolve with it: Expert Mok Fei Fei feimok@sph.com.sg Seeing the beauty in volatility and fragility may not come naturally to businesses and investors long used to viewing such unpredictable factors

[small change]

Can’t beat market? Just stay faithful [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Can’t beat market? Just stay faithful Invest for the long haul to reap returns that can outpace inflation Goh Eng Yeow Senior Correspondent engyeow@sph.com.sg Inflation is something of a silent assassin, eroding our savings in a big way if we just sit back and do nothing. The insidious way that

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A road for pedestrians [ARTICLE]

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A road for pedestrians EDITORIAL Making a section of Orchard Road car-free once a month should achieve for Singapore’s signature shopping belt what pedestrianisation has done elsewhere. Pedestrian streets, malls or plazas enhance the livability of communities by opening up space for commercial or artistic activities, particularly in the midst

HK’s march of youthful idealism [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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HK’s march of youthful idealism Younger generation of politicised, angrier student activists insists on democratic ideals Li Xueying Hong Kong Correspondent xueying@sph.com.sg Bespectacled and with toothy smiles, students Jolly Lam, 21, Clare Wong, 20, and Phoenix Ng, 21, quiver like a trio of shy rabbits. In a low whisper, Ms

Better grasp of Internet needed to fight ISIS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Better grasp of Internet needed to fight ISIS Nur Asyiqin Mohamad Salleh asyiqins@sph.com.sg A friend of mine likes to joke that he rediscovered his faith through technology. Google is his Islamic religious teacher, or ustaz. On his smartphone, he swipes between Instagram and an app loaded with trans- lations of

Ready to roll as world whizzes by... [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Ready to roll as world whizzes by... As the world grows more connected and complex, can we afford to disengage? Sunday with Warren Fernandez Editor warren@sph.com.sg Follow Warren Fernandez on Twitter @theSTeditor Even as bombs were raining down on Syria, the rumbling over Russia’s interventions in Ukraine continued to be

To JB, for a movie [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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To JB, for a movie Chua Mui Hoong Opinion Editor muihoong@sph.com.sg Two Fridays ago, I took a day off work and drove into Johor Baru with a friend. There, we ended up at a simple hotel with about 350 others. Many had travelled from Singapore in three chartered buses. The

Keep dying issues alive and kicking [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Keep dying issues alive and kicking End-of-life care and its quality among the issues a rapidly-ageing society must confront Han Fook Kwang Editor At Large hanfk@sph.com.sg Let’s talk about dying. You don’t hear this very often because most people would rather not. Yet death is such a colossal event in

[YOUR LETTERS]

Finding love in golden years [ARTICLE]

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Finding love in golden years Jerry Lim Kim Tho (Dr) Thank you for highlighting the new wave of senior citizens finding romance and new life partners following divorce or the death of their spouses (“Grandma’s getting hitched, get used to it”; last Sunday). My first wife died of cancer 26

How family can help sufferers seek treatment [ARTICLE]

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How family can help sufferers seek treatment HOARDING PROBLEM Lambert Low (Dr) Honorary Treasurer Singapore Psychiatric Association Management Committee Last Sunday’s article (“Joint govt effort to better unclutter lives of hoarders”) discussed the issue of hoarding. Hoarding disorder comes under the spectrum of obsessive compulsive and related disorders. This implies

Ex-Samsui women deserve more help [ARTICLE]

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Ex-Samsui women deserve more help Rosie Wee (Ms) Last Sunday’s article (“200 pairs of scissors, knives and more...”) featured former Samsui woman Ng Moey Chye, who “still collects cardboard to sell daily, supplementing the public assistance money she gets each month”. Why does an 83-year-old woman have to do this

More data on social enterprises needed [ARTICLE]

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More data on social enterprises needed Kwan Jin Yao It is critical that we shed the presumption that Singaporeans would pay a premium for goods and services from social enterprises (“Boon of social ventures”; last Sunday). Initially, consumers might be drawn to business models based on charitable causes, but such

Tweaking a winning Formula doesn’t sound right [ARTICLE]

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Tweaking a winning Formula doesn’t sound right Manoraj Rajathurai I refer to last Sunday’s article (“Change you can believe in, until that gets changed too”; last Sunday). I became a Formula One convert in 2008 when I attended the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix. The shrill, high-pitched screams of the engines

‘Looking back, I can’t recognise myself’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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‘Looking back, I can’t recognise myself’ Ram Puneet Tiwary speaks of his arrest, jail time and acquittal over Sydney murders Akshita Nanda Arts Correspondent akshitan@sph.com.sg Ram Puneet Tiwary is haunted by the idea that he could have saved at least one of his flatmates on Sept 15, 2003, if he

Why didn’t I go outside? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Why didn’t I go outside? His flatmates were killed brutally and he was home all the time, but Ram Tiwary insisted that he never left his room that day. In his book (right), he gives an account of what he went through, and the question people keep asking him. IN

My life after prison [ARTICLE]

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My life after prison Ram Tiwary was arrested on May 28, 2004 and remained behind bars for over eight years as he pleaded his innocence through the Australian legal process. After two trials and two appeals, he was finally released on July 27, 2012, acquitted by the New South Wales

Sniffing out clues in Down syndrome [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sniffing out clues in Down syndrome Condition could be key in treating ageing-related diseases and cancer, says Professor Dean Nizetic [I AM A SCIENTIST] Audrey Tan audreyt@sph.com.sg Q: You were involved in the Human Genome Project back in 2000 and mapped the human chromosome 21 an extra copy of which

Beautiful Science [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Beautiful Science Studying brain disease or monitoring how the brain cells of individual patients respond to treatment no longer calls for invasive procedures to extract the cells. Instead, scientists can simply use cells from a strand of the patient’s hair (above left). Researchers in Singapore have been able to reprogramme

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How to make cement stronger and greener [ARTICLE]

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How to make cement stronger and greener Scientists have discovered how to make stronger, more eco-friendly cement. Mixed with sand, gravel and water, it forms concrete, the world’s most common construction material, which accounts for up to 10 per cent of industry-generated greenhouse gases, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Turmeric may help brain cells rebuild [ARTICLE]

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Turmeric may help brain cells rebuild A compound found in turmeric helps the brain’s stem cells to grow and transform into neurons that play a crucial role in helping the brain to heal itself. The findings, published in the journal Stem Cell Research And Therapy, suggest that the compound aromatic

Slaying superbugs by editing their genes [ARTICLE]

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Slaying superbugs by editing their genes Compiled by Chang Ai-Lien New strains of bacteria have emerged in recent years that resist even the most powerful antibiotics, and antibiotic resistance is now considered a global public threat. Yet, scientists have discovered very few new classes of antibiotics in the past decade.

Daddy’s home – to stay [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Daddy’s home to stay Bringing up four kids single-handedly is exhausting but love has its own rewards Wong Kim Hoh Senior Writer kimhoh@sph.com.sg Wayne Toh is 39 years old, 176 cm tall and has a 74cm waist. There is no hint of a widening girth, the bane of many men

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Capt Jagielka to the rescue [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Capt Jagielka to the rescue Injury-time goal wipes out Reds’ lead after Gerrard’s 10th goal in Merseyside derby Liverpool 1 Everton 1 Richard Jolly stsports@sph.com.sg There were two captain fantastics at Anfield yesterday. Just when it seemed Steven Gerrard had condemned Everton to an all-too-familiar defeat in the Merseyside derby,

Blues stay top while United hang on to win 2-1 [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Blues stay top while United hang on to win 2-1 AFP London Premier League leaders Chelsea conserved their three-point advantage by beating Aston Villa 3-0 yesterday while Wayne Rooney was sent off as Manchester United edged out West Ham United 2-1. Having drawn 1-1 at champions Manchester City last weekend,

Fans cheer birdie blitz [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Fans cheer birdie blitz Ryder Cup comes alive with records tumbling as US pare back Europe’s 1st-day lead AFP Gleneagles (Scotland) The United States edged closer to Europe in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles yesterday, pulling within 61/2 to 51/2 as Tom Watson’s men again dominated the morning four-ball contests.

Team-mates support ‘useless’ Garcia [ARTICLE]

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Team-mates support ‘useless’ Garcia The Times, London Gleneagles Europe’s players rallied in support of Sergio Garcia after criticism from Nick Faldo about the Spaniard’s performance in the 2008 Ryder Cup. Faldo became the only Europe Ryder Cup captain this century not to win when his side lost in Valhalla six

Watson defends his selection of players [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Watson defends his selection of players Reuters AFP Gleneagles A weary-looking Tom Watson tried to explain his team’s Friday-afternoon collapse after Europe overturned a one-point deficit to end the opening day of the Ryder Cup with a 5-3 lead over the United States. He was grilled by American reporters who

[HOT BODS] [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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[HOT BODS] Text and pictures by Desmond Lim Muhammad Khairi Abdullah, 23 SCDF firefighter Height: 1.77m Weight: 73kg Exercise regimen: I start my mornings with cardio exercises by running up and down the stairs for about 15 minutes. And I hit the gym about five times a week doing strengthening

Scoresheet [ARTICLE]

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Scoresheet AUSTRALIAN RULES Grand final In Melbourne: Hawthorn Hawks 137 Sydney Swans 74. BASKETBALL Women’s world c’ship In Turkey In Ankara, Group B: Mozambique 54 Canada 69. In Istanbul, Gp C: Cuba 57 Australia 90. FOOTBALL German Bundesliga Mainz 0 Hoffenheim 0. Spanish Primera Liga Elche 0 Celta Vigo 1.

TV times [ARTICLE]

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TV times ASIAN GAMES Daily live action belt Day 9 (MediaCorp okto, 2-9pm). BASKETBALL ABL Indonesia Warriors v Singapore Slingers (StarHub Ch205 76.25MHz, 5pm). CRICKET Champions League Twenty20 Hobart Hurricanes v Barbados Tridents (6.20pm), Kings XI Punjab v Cape Cobras (10.20pm) mio TV HD Ch123 StarHub Ch236. CYCLING World C’ships

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Robben eyes private museum [ARTICLE]

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Robben eyes private museum Berlin Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben wants to open a museum to showcase his trophies and mementos. “When my wife and I are settled in our house, I dream of collecting all my things and building a private museum. It will be for me, my family

Ex-samba stars take a shot at politics [ARTICLE]

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Ex-samba stars take a shot at politics AFP Sao Paulo Over 20 retired footballers are involved in Brazil’s elections next month. They include Bebeto, Romario and Ronaldo, who are standing for office or backing their candidates.

Barcelona president off the hook [ARTICLE]

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Barcelona president off the hook AFP Madrid Prosecutors in Spain have dropped charges against Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu over alleged tax irregularities concerning the signing of Brazil football star Neymar. Javier Faus, who looks after Barca’s finances, also got a reprieve.

Deng brushes off insensitive talk [ARTICLE]

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Deng brushes off insensitive talk AFP Atlanta Sudanese-born Luol Deng has forgiven Atlanta Hawks executive Danny Ferry for racially charged remarks. Ferry spoke negatively of Deng’s African heritage as the NBA team considered signing the Miami Heat star.

Nico victim of ‘pollution’ [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Nico victim of ‘pollution’ S’pore GP retirement due to contamination of steering column in Mercedes driver’s car Reuters London Nico Rosberg’s retirement from last Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix was caused by a freak contamination of his steering column electronics by a substance used by Mercedes in their pre-event servicing, the

Vettel stays on despite Ricciardo’s ascendancy [ARTICLE]

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Vettel stays on despite Ricciardo’s ascendancy AFP Berlin Defending Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel admits Australian young gun Daniel Ricciardo has “made life difficult” for him this season but insists he has no plans to join Ferrari next season. Responding to reports linking him to a possible move away

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Chat made Games dream fly [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Chat made Games dream fly Olympic vision began when late grand-uncle Valberg whetted Schooling’s appetite Chua Siang Yee In Incheon siangyee@sph.com.sg Close to two decades ago, in a Vietnamese restaurant in Perth, the seeds of Joseph Schooling’s Olympic dreams were sown. The date is unclear but it was most likely

Schooling also makes grade as a class act outside the pool [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Schooling also makes grade as a class act outside the pool COMMENTARY Chia Han Keong Assistant Sports Editor In Incheon hankeong@sph.com.sg When the SEA Games arrive in town next June, go and see Joseph Schooling in action. Not just when he competes in the pool a rarity in Singapore as

My boy’s a true son of Singapore: Schooling Sr [ARTICLE]

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My boy’s a true son of Singapore: Schooling Sr Chua Siang Yee Incheon Talk of Joseph Schooling being a “foreign talent” still baffles the swimmer and his parents Colin and May. Tell that to Colin and he will quickly rebut in Malay: “Nama saya Colin Schooling. Anak berna Singapura.” (“My

Yao quits as she’s lost passion [ARTICLE]

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Yao quits as she’s lost passion Asian Games were her swan-song, she will study in Suzhou to be an athletic trainer May Chen maychen@sph.com.sg Shuttler Yao Lei has played her last match as a national athlete, hanging up her racket in exchange for books. While still considered young and relatively

Pathfinding mother redefines her Komfort zone [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Pathfinding mother redefines her Komfort zone Rohit Brijnath In Incheon There’s an Indian mother in the Incheon boxing ring handing out colourful pain. Blue vest, maroon socks and a left hook of black rage. Her rival, Kim Ye Ji from Korea, is 22 and in front of Mary Kom, who

SINGAPOREANS IN ACTION TODAY [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPOREANS IN ACTION TODAY BOWLING Men’s trios: Keith Saw, Javier Tan, Joel Tan, Muhammad Jaris Goh, Justin Lim, Ng Chiew Pang. Women’s trios: Shayna Ng, Cherie Tan, Daphne Tan, Jazreel Tan, New Hui Fen, Joey Yeo. CANOEING Men K1 1,000m: Lucas Teo. K2 1,000m: Bille Lee, Brandon Ooi. Women K1

TEAM SINGAPORE RESULTS [ARTICLE]

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TEAM SINGAPORE RESULTS ATHLETICS Men 100m: Calvin Kang (10.67sec), Muhammad Amirudin (10.61). Women 100m: Shanti Pereira (12.02). 400m: T. Piriyah (58.73), Goh Chui Ling (58.56). BADMINTON Mixed doubles, q-final: Vanessa Neo/Danny Bawa Chrisnanta lost to Xu Chen/Ma Jin (Chn) 12-21 15-21. BOWLING Men’s trios, after 3 games: Keith Saw/Ng Chiew

Mis-step by Jebet costs her gold [ARTICLE]

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Mis-step by Jebet costs her gold AFP Incheon Athletics judges stripped Bahrain’s Kenya-born runner Ruth Jebet of her 3,000m steeplechase victory yesterday as she was about to collect the gold medal. The 17-year-old junior world champion was led away in tears as Bahraini team leaders wrangled with race officials, who

Tomita exposed by camera theft [ARTICLE]

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Tomita exposed by camera theft AFP Incheon Japan expelled top swimmer Naoya Tomita from the Asian Games yesterday and promised that he would face strict punishment after he admitted he stole a journalist’s camera at the Incheon pool. South Korean prosecutors are considering whether to press charges and the 25-year-old

Fifa will finally stop third-party ownership [ARTICLE]

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Fifa will finally stop third-party ownership Reuters Zurich Football’s governing body Fifa has agreed to ban the third-par-ty ownership (TPO) of players, its president Sepp Blatter said on Friday, seven years after first promising to outlaw the practice. The 78-year-old said a working group would be set up to implement

3rd-party ban may stop play in Brazil [ARTICLE]

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3rd-party ban may stop play in Brazil Reuters Sao Paulo Fifa’s decision to ban third-party ownership (TPO) of players could herald a revolution in Brazil where many footballers are not wholly owned by their clubs. The country’s football is bankrupt with the top 20 teams owing 5.1 billion reais (S$2.7

Blatter wants probe findings kept secret [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Blatter wants probe findings kept secret Fifa boss also cool on ethics panel’s demand for officials to return $33k worth of watches The Times, London Reuters AFP Zurich Sepp Blatter, the Fifa president, has rejected calls from the chief investigator of football’s governing body for the publication of the findings

Vardy overcomes early rejection to reboot his career [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Vardy overcomes early rejection to reboot his career HEART OF FOOTBALL Rob Hughes stsports@sph.com.sg It is a week since Jamie Vardy started his first game as a Premier League player. It will be a lifetime before he ever forgets it and quite some time before Manchester United’s collection of global

Dunga looking forward to game against Japan [ARTICLE]

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Dunga looking forward to game against Japan Wang Meng Meng Selecao coach Dunga is excited about leading his team in Singapore, even though there are more than two weeks to go before the Sports Hub hosts the glamour friendly between Brazil and Japan. In a special video message for fans

Judge van Gaal only in 2 to 3 years’ time [ARTICLE]

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Judge van Gaal only in 2 to 3 years’ time Ex-United star Neville says return to good times will come, squad not fully revamped yet Sanjay Nair nsanjay@sph.com.sg Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has backed Louis van Gaal who has had a rough start as the new manager at

S’pore link opens up Salford options [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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S’pore link opens up Salford options Sanjay Nair Do not rule out Manchester United stalwart Gary Neville coaching Salford City one day or a possibility of a Singaporean playing for the team. Such intriguing options arose after the unheralded semi-profession-al outfit in the eighth tier of English football got a

Zoom in on Formula Drift photos [ARTICLE]

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Zoom in on Formula Drift photos It may not be the smell of burning rubber but motorsports fans in Singapore can still head down to Shaw House in Orchard Road today to catch a photo exhibition of Formula Drift Asia. Shot by motorsports photographer Larry Chen, the pictures celebrate the

Retired stars strut their stuff [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Retired stars strut their stuff They may be running in different directions. But local football legends Fandi Ahmad (far left) and V. Sundramoorthy are all pulling for the same cause as the Singapore veterans’ team drew 1-1 against their Selangor counterparts in the 13th Sultan of Selangor’s Cup at Shah

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The fuss over fuzz Moustaches have become fashionable but many say the look is still associated with villains Benson Ang bang@sph.com.sg His mother loathed his moustache so much, she offered visual artist Hariz Rosli $2,000 to shave it off four years ago. The 27-year-old, who sports a curly growth on

Old clans woo young [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Old clans woo young An association of Teochew clans is using social media to draw the young Lee Jian Xuan jianxuan@sph.com.sg If you are under 50 years old and a member of the Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan, you are considered a youth by the umbrella body of Teochew clans

Learning Teochew through opera [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Learning Teochew through opera Petroleum logistics manager Chris Loo’s love of the Teochew dialect began as a child, when he accompanied his grandmother, Madam Yeo Yam Koon, to open-air Teochew operas near her home in Yishun. On those balmy evenings, they sat and listened, transfixed as the performers, swathed in

Live sketch a draw [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Live sketch a draw Rising demand for caricatures at events, organisers say Lee Jian Xuan jianxuan@sph.com.sg One wall in caricaturist Adam Chua’s Jurong West home office is adorned with sketches of bobbleheads in varied poses a stark contrast to the sleek, marbled surfaces in his apartment. In one, military men

The art of exaggeration [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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The art of exaggeration Lee Jian Xuan There is no faster way to learn some hard truths about how you look than by meeting a caricaturist. Within seconds of sitting down with visual artist Kamal Dollah, 47, he made a pithy observation about me: “Your eyes are quite far apart.”

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New generation of latchkey children [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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New generation of latchkey children With longer hours in school, children whose working parents return late, are spending less time unsupervised at home Venessa Lee venessal@sph.com.sg Strictly speaking, Wei is a latchkey kid for about three hours daily on weekdays. The 13-year-old usually returns from school to an empty flat.

May I see your permit to parent, please? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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May I see your permit to parent, please? Seriously Kidding Clara Chow stlife@sph.com.sg Imagine that you’ve met the man of your dreams. You want to have his children. Imagine, however, the paralysing self-doubt that paradoxically accompanies such romantic certitude: Will he still love me tomorrow? How many children should we

Sibling power [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sibling power Relatively Speaking Venessa Lee venessal@sph.com.sg National distance runner Mok Ying Rong, 20, does not feel overshadowed by her more famous brother, Mok Ying Ren, 26, who last December became the first Singaporean man to win the marathon at the South-east Asian Games. That was his second SEA Games

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Going underground in Cappadocia The vast sparse land in Turkey is honeycombed with subterranean cities once occupied by people avoiding persecution from invaders Lydia Vasko vlydia@sph.com.sg I arrived in Cappadocia as if in a dream, in a landscape that was not only foreign, but also wholly unfamiliar. The first thing

Art at the heart of Edinburgh [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Art at the heart of Edinburgh Bernadette Rankine says the well-preserved Scottish city is home to a variety of cultural festivals Bernadette Rankine’s TRAVEL BLACK BOOK Lydia Vasko vlydia@sph.com.sg Who: Bernadette Rankine, director of Bonhams auction house in Singapore. The Singaporean, who is in her 40s, is of Eurasian descent,

Agenda [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Agenda Lydia Vasko MUNICH, GERMANY L It is your last chance to catch Oktoberfest, which ends next weekend, in its birthplace. When it was founded in 1810, it was a party centred on a horse race, held in honour of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of

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It’s okay to be different [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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It’s okay to be different Do opposites attract? Or are you better off with a partner who is very similar to you? Sumiko Tan sumiko@sph.com.sg He is a honker, I am a flasher, and never the twain shall meet. No, I’m not being rude here. What I mean is that

Dancing women in sarees smash stereotypes [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Dancing women in sarees smash stereotypes Akshita Nanda akshitan@sph.com.sg If you saw a picture of middle-aged women in sarees hugging one another and dancing, what would you think they were up to? According to a photo gone viral on social media, those were Indian scientists celebrating the success of their

Second chances [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Second chances Jessica Lim limjess@sph.com.sg There I was in a dimly lit room. Legs splayed, buttocks hanging in the air, palms and feet pressed onto the floor. I would spend the next hour of my Thursday evening in yoga class, something I never imagined myself doing again. The first (and

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Lost world [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Lost world Amid the post-apocalyptic fiction boom, Emily St. john Mandel adds a delicate touch to a weighty issue in Station Eleven New York Times New York Emily St. John Mandel does not seem like the paranoid type. Cheerful and preternaturally poised, she spends her free time tending to the

Bookends [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Bookends Cheryl Mui Who: Elaine Chan, 43, composer. She is the music director of musical cabaret group Dim Sum Dollies’ upcoming production, The History Of Singapore Part 2, which runs from Dec 11 to 23 at the Esplanade Theatre. Tickets, priced from $48 to $118 for the preview show and

Singapore Shelf [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Singapore Shelf Akshita Nanda Arts Correspondent FICTION THE EIGHT CURIOUS CASES OF INSPECTOR ZHANG By Stephen Leather Monsoon Books/ Paperback/ 268 pages/$19.80/ Major bookstores British writer Stephen Leather knows a bit about Singapore and a lot about telling a good story, which he demonstrates in eight short tales of murder

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Cheap CBD chow It need not be expensive to eat in the city, not with eateries rolling out lunch specials to draw crowds Eunice Quek euniceq@sph.com.sg Management consultant Abel Lim and his colleagues dine like kings on workdays. Lunch might be big portions of good Thai food for $9.90 from

Shaw Centre’s new delights [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Shaw Centre’s new delights Revamped building’s new tenants include a Spanish restaurant, noodles and whisky shops Rebecca Lynne Tan rltan@sph.com.sg Diners hunting down new eats in the Orchard Road area can head to the newly revamped Shaw Centre, at the corner of Scotts Road and Claymore Hill. It has undergone

Cooking with hip-hop music [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Cooking with hip-hop music Chef Adam Penney likes having music on in the kitchen because it relaxes him Justyn Toh suntimes@sph.com.sg Cooking has been part of chef Adam Penney’s life since he was five. At that age, he started making biscuits and breads from scratch; and took over Sunday roast

Feel the burn with hot chips [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Feel the burn with hot chips Posh Nosh Tan Hsueh Yun Food Editor hsueh@sph.com.sg facebook.com/tanhsuehyun Some of the chilli gets stuck in my throat, prompting the gulping of iced water and some coughing. Chilli heads will scoff at my cowardice, but I think they will love these chips. They have

Sweet savoury treat [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Sweet savoury treat Maple syrup and bacon combine to make this muffin a welcome break from all the healthy eating Hunger Management Tan Hsueh Yun Food Editor hsueh@sph.com.sg facebook.com/tanhsuehyun Being good can be painful, and I say this as someone who has been trying to eat healthily this year. In

MAKE IT YOURSELF: BACON-MAPLE MUFFINS [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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MAKE IT YOURSELF: BACON-MAPLE MUFFINS INGREDIENTS 300g streaky bacon Vegetable oil 200g plain yogurt 125ml Grade B maple syrup (right) 1 60g egg 250g plain flour 1 Tbs doubleacting baking powder 1 /2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper 1 Tbs caster sugar (optional) METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 200 deg

What a catch [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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What a catch A far-flung seafood restaurant is well-hidden but well worth a visit Restaurant Review Wong Ah Yoke Food Critic ahyoke@sph.com.sg The Catch is a good name for a seafood restaurant. But it also brings to mind another meaning of the word catch, which applies to this month-old restaurant

Oats [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Oats HOW TO NAVIGATE THE FOOD WORLD LIKE A PRO CHEAT SHEET Text and photos Chris Tan A cereal as humble as it is popular, the oat appears on pantry shelves in many forms. Here is a guide to the most common ones. L Oat groats: When its inedible hull

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Vehicles Classification Guide Passenger Vehicles 302 Alfa For Sale 303 Audi For Sale 305 BMW For Sale 306 Chevrolet For Sale 307 Chrysler For Sale 308 Citroen For Sale 309 Chery For Sale 310 Daihatsu For Sale 311 Ferrari For Sale 312 Fiat For Sale 313 Ford For Sale 314

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BMW M3 M Apr 2009. Black interior, Brembo brakes, BBS Motorsport rims, Eisenmann exhaust etc. AutoInc 6338 0123 FULL PML SERVICED records 8/’07 BMW 740 LI SR. 1 owner. OMV $100K. Low km. Lowest depreciation in mkt. Call XXXXX750 210 TURF CLUB Rd. One of the largest Pre-owned Car Mall.

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2/08 BMW 523I XL. 2 owners. High OMV. Low mileage. Tax 2/2015. Easy loan $76,800. Hp: 9790-3373. REPUBLIC AUTO: XXXXX772 Dec ’13 328i Gran Turismo 1 owner. PML maintained warranty. 2K km. $208.8K! REPUBLIC AUTO: XXXXX851 July 2012 640i Gran Coupe Done XXXXXkm. 1 owner. PML maintained. $XXXXX0 11/07 325I

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6/2010 BMW 318I $XXXXX Sunroof, low mileage, agt maintain, high loan/trade in. Sing Wang XXXXX025 5/’10 BMW 523I Highline 1 owner. OMV $XXXXX. 14kkm/ yr. GPS. Tax5/’15. PML svc. $139.8K. XXXXX222 1/’13 BMW 535I TOURING Grey. OMV $62,112. 26kkm Full option. PML warranty. $248,800, Call XXXXX222 READY STOCK! BRAND New

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COE Results of September2014 2nd Open Bidding Exercise For COE Cars (1600cc and below) Cars (1601cc and above) Goods vehicles and buses Motorcycles Open category COE price Quota Bids $62,000 $71,990 $49,889 $4,504 $74,801 573 509 261 320 256 COE results for the last six months* 792 785 437 394

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3000 DOWN! 08 Picanto 1.1A $502 Only. beautiful cond. Low KM. High trade in 1 to 1 exchange $0 driveaway! Most budget leg step unit. Jordan 8111-1145. 5/’10 SORENTO 2.4 SX SUV 7-seater, twin moon roof, low km. Agt svc. Accident free. $88,999. XXXXX922 11/05 KIA RIO 1.4 Auto. (OPC

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REPUBLIC AUTO: XXXXX143 Jun ’11 S350 CGi. 1 owner. AMG bodykit. 42K km. C&C maintained 1 yr extended warranty. $246.8K! Hurry! 7/’11 BENZ E250 CGI 1 owner. OMV $XXXXX. A M G rims. 1 yr warranty. Fully maintained by C&C $XXXXX0. Call XXXXX222 READY STOCK! BRAND New GLA 250 AMG

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1983 230CE A/T Classic Coupe, Unreg, Silver Met, Blue cloth. Ask $12,000. By appt only. Safi 9735 5537 09/’08 BENZ S300L Facelift. Black. OMV $XXXXX 20k km/ yr. C&C maintained. $XXXXX0.XXXXX222 11/’09 BENZ S300L Facelift. 1 owner. OMV $XXXXX. 22k km/ yr. C&C maintained $168,800. XXXXX222 READY STOCK! NEW E250

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MINISTRY OF CARZ Aug ’13 Cooper S Coupe. 1 careful owner. Low mileage 3K km $139K only! 9873 2280 V INHSE SPECIAL promo 100% Approval Rate! $4000 downpayment. 07 Lancer 1.6A mthly $508 only! Full svc done. Cash back $10k when COE ends. 1 to 1 High trade in welcomed.

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’09 NISSAN LATIO 1.5L auto, OMV $18.2K. Beige. Tax 1/’15. A1 cond. XXXXX900 10/’07 PRESAGE 2.5. High grade 100% orig. Maintained by agt. XXXXX272 2007 NISSAN X-TRAIL 2.5A. 1 owner. Low mileage. Orig A1. Cheap sale. XXXXX272 8/06 MURANO 2.5A auto 2 owners PARF $16,600. Org. silver $36K XXXXX532 4/’06

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8/09 ESTIMA AERAS 2.4A. 1 owner.OMV$XXXXX. facelift XXXXXkm. Svc regularly. $105.8k. Call 6472 2222 7/2010 PREVIA 7-SEATER 1 Owner, OMV$35,783 New tax Low interest loan XXXXX799/ XXXXX300 READY STOCK! HARRIER 2.0A Premium/ Elegance for selection XXXXX767/ XXXXX277/ XXXXX090 2014 VELLFIRE 2.4 ZG Twin moonroof. Low interest, High loan. Immed delivery.

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8/09 ESTIMA AERAS 2.4A. 1owner.OMV$XXXXX. XXXXX km/ yr. Facelift model. $105.8k. Call XXXXX222 REPUBLIC AUTO: XXXXX772 Apr ’10 Wish 2.0A. 1 owner. Done 43K km. Borneo fully maintained. $92.8K! Hurry! $168,800! 7DAYS DELIVERY Harrier 2.0 Premium. High Trade-In. High loan avail. HP: 9341-9060 CaseTrust 2009 ESTIMA AERAS 2.4A Power Door,

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9/’08 IS 1.8LX (Auto). OMV $17.2K. Power dr. DVD reverse camera. 9660-1900 12/’05 BLACK WISH 1.8A. $23.8K Accident free. A1 cond. Anthony 9189 4920 3/’07 SILVER CAMRY 2.0A $47.8K Accident free. A1 cond. Anthony 9189 4920 11/’05 WISH. 1 owner Light Grey. Leather. Sports rims. Paper $14K+ 9858-3818 ALLION APR

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$49 PER DAY, $999 p.m. Altis/ Civic/ Vios/ Picanto/ Camry/ Sunny/ Grandis 40 more units. 8153-9000 LORRY/ VAN FOR rent. Weekly/ mthly Reasonable XXXXX117 Car Rental co RENT CAR ALL kinds. Commercial Vehicles also available. Pls call 9853-6716. BOON LAY MRT: 6898 0777 Sin Ming Road: 6556 1777 Tampines MRT:

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NEW NISSAN CABSTAR 10FT Lorry/ Aug 03. While stocks Last Only. Cheapest In Town! Hurry Grab Now! Call 9111 5811 Now!!! NEW MIT CANTER 14FT L/D H/D Lorry/ OCT 11. While stocks Last Only. Cheapest In Town! Hurry Grab Now! Call 9111 5811 Now!!! MOST RELIABLE MITSUBISHI FK 61 24FT

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1999 TOYOTA DYNA 150D diesel. COE 2017. 100% orig. A1. neg. XXXXX800 2005 KIA K2700.New 5 Yrs COE. 100% loan avail. Call 9156-1581 6555-3300 8/04 NISSAN CABSTAR Box. A1 cond. New paint. COE till 7/’19. $36.8k. XXXXX236 2/’02 CANTER. 10FT lorry. Diesel. COE 2/’17. Y plate. TIp-top cond. XXXXX272 12/10

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9/06 RENAULT KANGOO 1.5 Tip top cond. 100% loan Ask only $13.8K. Call now 9156-1581 6555-3300 2012 NISSAN NV200. Tip top cond. Low mileage 100% loan, in hse finance Call XXXXX842 /XXXXX300 2004 TOYOTA HIACE. COE till 2019. Good Cond 100% loan in hse finance. Call XXXXX597 XXXXX300 BRAND NEW

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Property Prices Here is the list of private residential property transactions with caveats lodged for apartments, condominiums and executive condominiums in August 2014. This week: 23 28 PROJECT NAME PRICE SQ FT PROJECT NAME PRICE SQ FT PROJECT NAME PRICE SQ FT PROJECT NAME PRICE SQ FT District 23 Eco

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One Tree Hill PRIME LOCATION mins walk to Orchard EXCLUSIVE FREEHOLD Landed Semi-D by renowned architect Immediate Occupancy Strictly by appointment Call Bowie Neo(RXXXXX1A)9668 0852 Agency Lic No LXXXXX41F Marketing Agent MR XXXXX777 ACS VICINITY 6700sf New! Belmont XXXXXsf Chic $28M Binjai XXXXXsf... Only $18M+ Cassia XXXXX sf Lush hilltop

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$3.XM! TERRACE WITH park view! 1800/ 2300 sf, Wide frontage, 4+1, quiet, 1 to 6pm XXXXX000 sole agent ABSOLUTELY BEST! NEW XXXXXsqft modern-tropical wide frontage, opp Botanic Garden. Adam XXXXX389 PRIMO GCB D e m p s e y Land 15/11k sf. Lift cellar 8 car lots value. View 2-5pm.

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RIDOUT JEWEL. 15,000 sf Best of best/ Peirce. Elevated 16,000 sf wide frontage, can talk. XXXXX233 TANGLIN EXQUISITE BUNGALOW. Top of the line finishes 15,500 sf Absolute gem! Michael XXXXX233 A STONE’S THROW to Botanic Gdn Tropical Grandeur 15,000 sqft. Truly inspired creation. XXXXX233 APPC S/STY RANCHER 12,750 sf Awaiting

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BUCKLEY ROAD (Freehold) Artist Impression 1UnitLeft!! Open House: 27 Sep (Sat) 28 Sep (Sun) Time: 3 to 5pm Premium Semi-Detached 3 storey Roof Garden Pool Proximity to SJI Junior, ACS Primary, SCGS SJI Hotline:XXXXX841/XXXXX137 Barker/Asimont EXCLUSIVE FREEHOLD Landed Semi-D by renowned architect PRIME LOCATION Mins to Orchard Immediate Occupancy LXXXXX82K

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Semi-D Care Honesty GILSTEAD 3185/6100 SQFT Jln Jelita 3821/7340sf FH Hua Guan 3500/5000sqft Jln Novena 3500/5500sf. Daniel Ling XXXXX605 EXTREMELY RARE GCB Bt Tunggal 24K sf, squarish land fr rebuild. wide frontage. Nice no. 8180-3824 RARE! SHREWSBURY RD 3sty Semi-D hse. 4 bdrms, approx 2734/3300sf. Walk to Novena MRT. $4.9M.

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MODERN BUNGALOW NEAR Ash Grove, 5000/7000sf, lift greenery view, 5 rms ensuite sole agt XXXXX997 WOW! TREVOSE SEMI-D 4100/ 4700 sf, lift/ pool, wide frontage, 5 huge rms, 1km SCGS. Call XXXXX000 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Cheap! Botanic Gdn 2.5 sty Semi-D 5-bdrms Move-in. MRT. Nice. Nick 9328 7772

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LAST UNIT LEFT! M o d i s h Bunglw 5400/8000sf Pool Spectacular view, park 4 cars. Sole agent XXXXX000 LOWEST PSF! 40M frontage rare corner, square plot XXXXXsf, Top sch! view to appreciate. XXXXX269 Teo 1KM RGPS! BUNGLW on high ground with lift pool. 6+1 rms. Built-up 5800 sqft.

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Buzzoutside,calmontheinside Location?Check.Prestige? Check?High-endliving? Check.Sortafteraddress? Check. The freehold 61-unit Whitley Residences, located within the prestigious District 11, is an oasis of peace and serenity, amidst the hustle and bustle of a booming downtown. Step into the enchanted realm of the estate, and you will be transported into a different world, a

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M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Kembangan Corner terr3.5 sty 2700/5000sf 5+1 Lift/ Pool. 4 cars. SC XXXXX772 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Jln Selamat 3.5sty Detach 5000/7760sf 6+1 Lift/pool Quality life style XXXXX772 BUNGLW D.14 Squarish plot,sub-division land 7250 sf, Approx $900 psf. Ask $6.xxM Royston 9611-3636 2 STY CORNER Terrace Lor Melayu. Land

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New Listing M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Rare Terr 2697sf Semi-d size. 2-sty Orig. Suits A&A/ rebuild MRT. 9227-7772 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE New List 3-sty Terr 1765sf 5+1rm New Reno 3 Ensuite Kembangan Mrt.XXXXX772 SEMI-D@ KEMBANGAN 3STY FH 5rm ensuite+ 1 Est 2880/4000 sf. Rebuilt 4 yrs. XXXXX188 XXXXX855 39 LOR MARZUKI

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KEMBANGAN 3-STY TERR. FH. 3125/3200sf. Spacious. Bright.. Inspiring extraordinary. David XXXXX002 JALAN SINGA. VIEW by appt. 3-sty FH Semi-D 6+1 3300/ 3400sqft. Move in. Call Richard 9628-2897 Open Hse Adam XXXXX389 ’’Sunday Best Buy’’ Wilkinson 7980sqf bungalow 7+1 pool high ceiling, Rare! Park 4 cars, Face South! Goodman 5948sqf 6+1rms

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87 Langsat Road 3.5 storey Brand New Terraces NEW LAUNCH InterTerr: 1683/ 3700 sqft CornerTerr with Pool: 2197/ 4050 sqft 2167/ 4160 sqft 5+1 rms. High ceiling Near Parkway, I12 Katong, reputable sch, MRT Exclusiveagent THE LEADING BUNGALOW S PE C IALI S T LXXXXX63G Open House 12-5pm XXXXX622 JL

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M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Telok Kurau 3-Sty Inter 1700/ 3300sqft. 4+1. Quiet. A1 cond. $3.xM. 8488 7772 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Siglap 2.5sty Last B/W Corner 2600/4700sf Pool. Pk 2 cars.Quiet. XXXXX772 CORNER TERR Katong, 2400sf, 3+1, orig. rebuild/ A&A,amenities TKPS/ Haig Girls, MRT, Lai 9387-1014 OPEN HSE MEYER Vicinity @2-5PM. Charming

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VSlM Changi/ Loyang t[l/J Changi/ Loyang 017 Houses For Sale [)17 Houses For Sale IDYLLIC LOCATION IK THE EAST FREEHOLD -.dAV* HI BringCheque M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE $2.5xm! FH 3-sty Mera Terr. 2800sf. MRT Detach 7700sf $900psf XXXXX772 SENNETTE RD RENO 2.5 sty Semi-d. 2637sf 4 rm+attic FH. Quiet nice. $3.78M

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SEMI-D JLN CHELAGI. New Cond. 2.5 Sty, 6 rms ensuite,unblock face NS. $4.xM www.benXXXXX880.com RIVERINA VIEW. RENO. Inter terr. 3 sty. 5 rms. Bright breezy, Elias Mall/ Beach/ MRT. Call 9847-6118 Fanny Inter Terrace Poh Huat Rd 2225sf $2.xM Poh Huat Rd 2394sf $3.xM Corner Terrace Rosyth Rd 2206sf $3.xM

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OPEN HOUSE 72/ 72A Berwick Drive LXXXXX63G Brand New Semi-D 2.5 sty Quality Finishing Approx 2650/ 3700 sqft 5+1 rm, Pool No west sun Double glazed windows Park 2 cars Priced to sell 1-5pm Sole Marketing Agent XXXXX821 PennyRXXXXX8I XXXXX000 JeniceRXXXXX6G Serious Seller 1) EDEN GR FH 3 sty Corner

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M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Bunglw8000sf walk to Mrt Det 4370sf $1100psf/ Gdn semid $980+psf XXXXX772 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Kovan New Semid w/pool. 6rm,pk 4 cars, walk to mall /pk. good price! 9327-7772 Good Buy BRAND NEW SEMI-D Just TOP, 3-sty roof terr. 6+1 Sell Below Val. With pool lift. Ali Gafoor

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NEAR NEX! 3-STY corner Approx. 2460/ 4400sf FH. Beautiful, quiet Breezy. To sell! Call XXXXX008 BEST BUY! $12XXPSF Only New Semi-D, F’hold, 6+1 rm Approx 4138/ 5000 sf, 2.5 sty, park 4 cars! XXXXX008 OPEN HOUSE MUST SELL! 271 Upp Paya Lebar Rd. New, Just TOP. 5+1, pte lift, 5mins

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2-5PM SHOCKING 79 Jln Leban F’hold Brand New Semi-d. Pool, Modern design. 3388/ 5000 sf. 5+1. Pk 3 cars Bryan 9062 1168 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Thomson2sty+attic approx 1900sf, reno. New cond. Walk to Mrt/amenities/mkt Urgent Sale! 9847 7772 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Thomson Hill 2-sty Inter Terr. 2204sf Face NE. Orig

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open house CORNER TERR 5 bdrm 3 sty, American style, land 2830 /3500sf,face green/ Wood grove mall,$neg.XXXXX187 M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Springside like new 3.5sty inter 1711/4100sf. Vacant right Must view! XXXXX331 Rare Opportunity M.O.R.E DYNAMIC ALLIANCE Future MRT/ Development Upper Thomson Rd. Barely $3.XM. Hurry! XXXXX772 15 MENG SUAN Rd

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SEA VIEW AVANT PARC. SEASIDE/ Pk. 3½ sty terr, Wak Hassan Pl TOP. Good layout. Fr 4467 sqft. John Ong 9386 4500 RARE OPPORTUNITY AVANT PARC. SEASIDE/ Pk. 3½ sty terr, Wak Hassan Pl TOP. Good layout. Fr 4467 sq ft. Fiona Goh 9145 1568 BEST PRICE AVANT PARC. SEASIDE/

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OPEN HSE 2-5PM. 3 Amazing Brand New 2.5 sty Semi-D, s/pool, FH Seletar area. Land/ built: 3538/ 5136sf 3845/ 5631sf. Sole agent XXXXX653 DTZ ***SHOWROOM COND! RARE Detached Semi-D 5900 sf land. 5+1rm. Wide frontage Can subdivide. Great value $12XX psf only! Don’t miss! 3-5PM SHOW HSE Shocking price 6

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SEMI-D SUNRISE Ave 2sty 4 family 3427sf FH. Gdn/ frontage/ easy parking. neg. Priced to sell! CLOSING SOON! SEMI-D, FH Nice garden, move in cond Approx. 3125/ 2400 sf 5+1 Best Buy!! XXXXX983 CT UNIQUE DETACHED SARACA Approx 8100/XXXXX sf, FH 2.5sty, basement, pool/lift, Luxurious!! XXXXX000 Jim $2.8M SUNRISE AVE.

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TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Luxury residences, retail, grade-A offices. Integrated Devt. Matthias Chia 9127 9078 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Heart of Marina Bay, S’pore’s new financial dist, next to MRT. Jenny Chan 9690 4599 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Next to Marina

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TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. 34-Sty Residential Twr with 521 units of 1, 2, 3, 4-bdrm PH. Ivy Tan 9661 5969 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Designed by int’l renowned architect 65,000sf of lush greenery. Ernest Wong 9645 2577 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES.

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TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Next to MRT. Sustainable super green design. M+S Devt. Joy Chung 9061 2764 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Luxury residences, retail, grade-A offices. Integrated Devt. Juliet Goh 9188 2268 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Heart of Marina Bay, S’pore’s

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TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Heart of Marina Bay, S’pore’s new financial dist, next to MRT. Richard Mak 9062 8418 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. Next to Marina MRT,Central Linear Park Marina Station Sq. Dominic To 9066 8154 TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE RES. 34-Sty

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Best BUY in CBD!!! Skysuites Anson TOP in 2015 71-storey Panoramic City Sea View 1 Bdrm 45th floor 968K 2 Bdrm 40th floor $1.421M 3 Bdrm 62nd floor $2.370M Developer's Sales Team JOHN FONG 9672 4239 CEA Reg No. RXXXXX4E Agcy Lic No LXXXXX30D TALK OF THE TOWN MARINA ONE

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Private Residential Price Index Index (4Q98=100) 260 240 220 200 180 160 140 Detached Semi-detached Terrace 120 100 80 1997Q1 2001Q1 2004Q1 2007Q1 2010Q1 2012Q1 2014Q2 Apartment Condominium The property data is obtained from URA's website; any use in any manner of any data is subject to the terms and

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FORTE SUITES FH 25-sty 1/2/3bdrm $7xxk up. Mins City Sq, Farrer Park MRT Connexion, Novena Square FORTE SUITES FH 106 units from $7xxk 1/2/3rm. Mins Farrer Pk MRT,medical hub ,City Sq. Investor Choice! Good Investment F’HOLD FR $7XXK near MRT VVIP launch today!! 25 sty 2 sky terr, 106 units,

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esa Orchard/ Cairnhill OEV Orchard/Cairnhill QEV Orchard/ Cairnhill D09 Pte Apts For Sale 009 Pte Apts For Sale D09 Pte Apts For Sale Hilltops. A botanical retreat in the city. h UJiJLV I? f mi h sir J*-!-l r. w JTr 3 I r -J Set above the pulse of

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Don’t Miss Care Honesty DRAYCOTT 8 2-BDRM 1173sf High flr. Panoramic view. The Paterson 4+1. 2250sf. Helios 3+1. 1916sqft. #17. Daniel Ling XXXXX605 D9 URBAN RESORT Showrm New! TOP. Direct 15% disc 3-rms, 2121 sqft. $5.06M. 4-rms, 2530 sqft. $6.4M. 3unit of Penthse fr $13.5M ORCHARD RES 2465SF 4-rm #30

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UE SQ 4+1 2206 sf. 952 yrs Clarke Quay/ Dhoby Ghaut MRTs, River Valley Pri Sch. $3.4M neg. sumanalio.com 1) SCOTTS HIGHPARK 3rms 1744sf FH. MRT. $2058 psf 2) The Grange 4rm 2293sf FH. 5 yrs. Must sell! $5.3M. TOP SOON! THE Boutiq Killiney. 1/2 rm PH fr $1700 psf,

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Finally Open! ROBIN RESIDENCES District 10 FREEHOLD Only 134 units From $970k MRT 1km SCGS/ACS Call Helen Herryanto 9818-4227 CBRE Cairnhill Mans 2024sf$3.5m ParkviewEclat3251sf $10.2m Nassim Mans 2852sf $8.xm ThePaterson 2250sf high flr Cityvista 2626sf 4+1 $5.xm St Regis 4069/5543sf Ladyhill 3810sf duplex Orange Gr Res 3671sf $7m Buckley 18.

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experts say YOUR RENO DECOR QUESTIONS ANSWERED text REBECKKA WONG Q Anti-Fungus solution, or household bleach, and leave it to dry fully. Then apply one coat of sealer, and two coats of anti-mould paint. Improve the ventilation in the space to make sure the problem doesn’t return,” says Shelly Chan

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DOWN $300K!THE Cascadia 2rm 990 sf $1.567M. 3rm 1184 sf $1.89M. Penthse $858psf. Lee 8125 5808 **BEAUTIFUL. FH. NEXUS Condo. 1rm. 614 sf. Near good sch/ amenities. Vacant. Cheap! Eric XXXXX929 CLEMENTI PK 2350SF 3+1, balcony, FH. Full facilities $2.59M. Aspac 9023-6389 FREEHOLD!! $986K! 3BDRM! Ascent 456 Mixed Devt Mins

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OPEN HOUSE 27 Sat 28 Sun Sept 10am-6pm Developer Sales from $1215 psf Developer’s Sales Hotline Joanne Kam 8101 3377 9144 0027 6100 6338 8138 6666 TM Immediate Occupancy Freehold Brand New 1528 3423 sq. ft. 2/3/4/5 bedroom units Maisonette. Penthouses 1km to Tao Nan School, CHIJ Katong Primary more

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PALM ISLES GDN Homes, 3014 3757sf, 5bdrms full condo facilities, TOP 2015, View actual unit now! $750psf only! Dont Miss! Showflat Closing soon. LOW JERRY ERA XXXXX999 Edelweiss Park. FH 5rms All Pool view 3197sf Reno Only $7xxpsf. Don’t Miss www.SGCondoGroup.com ONLY $7XX PSF 3Sty Brand New Gdn Home Palm