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Man’s Heartfelt Conversation With Neighbour Sparks Debate On Society

Neighbour Was An Ex-Cleaner With Low IQ HDB residents know that the lift is possibly the only place that we interact with our neighbours. Even then, our conversations rarely extend beyond: Makan already? Yeah thanks. You? Yeah. But one netizen thinks we should change that culture. Mr Niwde Weis came to this conclusion after a […]

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Space supply for business parks could double by 2030

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Thanks to the government’s push for directives to create new industrial and tech parks.

The Singapore government has established a ‘strong understanding’ to retain the city-state’s spot as a major technology hub, Colliers International said. With this, the city-state could see its space supply for business parks and high-specification spaces doubled by 2030, the firm added.

The firm noted that the Lion City has seen the trials for pilot schemes on flexible land uses for industrial purposes.

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World Rugby’s big gamble enters final stretch

Nine years after the bold decision to take their showpiece tournament out of the sport’s traditional heartlands for the first time, World Rugby are confident Japan will vindicate the gamble by delivering a top class 2019 World Cup.

Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

SALZBURG, Austria: EU leaders will on Thursday (Sep 20) make preparations for the final stretch of Brexit negotiations, after clashing with Britain over how to bridge their differences to reach a divorce deal.

Leaders of the 27 other European Union co…

3 dead, 10 homes buried in Philippine monsoon landslide

NAGA, Philippines: At least three people were killed and 10 homes buried early Thursday (Sep 20) in the central Philippines when heavy monsoon rains unleashed a landslide in a rural farming community, authorities said.

The new tragedy comes as the Phi…

A disabled Venezuelan’s treatment odyssey to Colombia

Jose Augustin Lopez’s wheelchair is in a pitiful state. When he comes to a hill, his son Jefferson Alexis has to push. They have another 500 kilometers to go on this arduous odyssey from their home in Venezuela towards Colombia’s capital Bogota.

WOTC – Call center

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:How can the call centers improve the customer service?Here are the responses: (48 Votes)63 % – Allow the customer to talk to a call center staff promptly.17 % – Do not give advertisements and promotions …

WOTC – PayNow

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:What are your views about PayNow?Here are the responses: (44 Votes)36 % – I hardly use it but will do so in the future.27 % – I am afraid of security issues18 % – I used it often and find it quite good.1…

Two Koreas leaders in mountain show of unity

SEOUL: Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in headed for the spiritual birthplace of the Korean nation Thursday (Sep 20) for a show of unity after their North-South summit gave new momentum to Pyongyang’s negotiations with Washington.

The North Korean leader on …

NEA Using High-Tech Thermal Camera with Face Detection to Catch Illegal Smokers

If you have the habit of smoking at void decks or at the park, you’re going to want to kick that habit now. Even better, kick the habit of smoking if possible. Read Also: 10 Facts About the Needles in Strawberry Scare So Far Because one thing’s for sure, you’re not going to get away with […]

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Hong Leong Bank rises to new all-time high

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): Hong Leong Bank Bhd shares rose 2.9 percent, more than any full-day gain since May 31, as Malaysia’s benchmark index advanced.
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* Shares advanced to RM21.26, higher than any close since the company’s October 1994 i…

Mapletree Logistics Trust issues new units to raise $375m

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It will partially fund the firm’s acquisitions.

Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) launched the private placement of 309.9 million new units to raise $375m, an announcement revealed.

The new units were priced at $1.21 apiece and have seen strong participation from new and existing institutional and other investors as it was covered approximately 2.4 times.

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Ringgit rises with Asian FX as trade fears ease

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20):  Ringgit advances with its Asian peers as concerns about global trade tensions eased after China said on Wednesday it won’t devalue its currency to boost exports.
* USD/MYR drops 0.2% to 4.1375, halting a two-day decline
** Supp…

Piquet would welcome Alonso to Formula E

Brazilian Nelson Piquet junior says he would welcome former team mate Fernando Alonso in Formula E, should the double Formula One world champion be lured to electric racing in the future.

S’pore Telcos’ Prices for New iPhone Out & They’re Still High-SES Prices

Here’s something to shock you: back in the days when MRT did not break down regularly and people were happy every day, our monthly mobile plan cost about, say, $29. We were then complaining about the lack of SMSes, because how can 500 SMSes be enough for us?! We needed to send Christmas messages to […]

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KLCI ticks up in early trade, gains seen capped

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): The FBM KLCI ticked higher in early trade this morning, tracking gains at the regional markets.
At 9.10am, the FBM KLCI rose 3.89 points to 1,804.60.
The gainers included British American Tobacco (M) Bhd, Hong Leong Bank Bhd, Te…

Japan’s Abe eyes fresh term in leadership vote

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is widely expected to win his ruling party’s leadership election Thursday (Sep 20), setting him on course to become Japan’s longest-serving premier.

“I’m determined to build a new country together with you,” Abe, who h…

Ecash’s Creator Is Back – And He Thinks He’s Built the Fastest Cryptocurrency

One of the founders of the cypherpunk movement has just revealed new technology that he believes will revolutionize cryptocurrency from this moment on. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the grey-haired, digital money pioneer David Chaum is launching a new cryptocurrency Elixxir via his startup. And his goals are bold. By using cryptographic techniques he invented decades […]

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Putrajaya will opt for domestic borrowing

KUALA LUMPUR: Economists expect the government to source for money within the country after Putrajaya announced yesterday it is considering new debt issuance as an option to meet its financing needs.
Tapping local funds would fulfil the government’s pr…

Who is paying for Trump’s trade war?

Trump is happily raising tariffs after tariffs and the Chinese
reciprocating as much as they could on American exports. So, who is
paying for all the tariff hikes? It was reported that American trade
deficit with China for the month of Jul/Aug actua…

Furniture Shopping For Your Dream Home Starts Now!

In the process of building your new home but find your furniture shopping expenditure piling up? Help is on the way! Tmall Signature Store (by Taobao, if you haven’t heard, is an official store that is run by Tmall selling all kinds of home furniture. Items sold in the store are specially picked for overseas users and must have met a certain standard in terms of quality and popularity amongst their overseas shoppers. They are now running a series of

13 Types of NSFs That Confirm-Plus-Chop Exist in Every Field Camp

Love it or hate it, field camp was probably one of the most memorable moments of your national service. It was a unique experience that brought out the quirkiest sides of your platoon mates. From the camo cream on your face, to the heavy helmet that you wear under the hot sun – there’s just something […]

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13 Types of NSFs That Confirm-Plus-Chop Exist in Every Field Camp

Love it or hate it, field camp was probably one of the most memorable moments of your national service. It was a unique experience that brought out the quirkiest sides of your platoon mates. From the camo cream on your face, to the heavy helmet that you wear under the hot sun – there’s just something […]

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I will never charge anyone for political reasons — AG

Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas originally thought he would spend about an hour taking questions from The Edge Financial Daily (TEFD) and Malaysiakini last Thursday, when met for a joint interview in his office in Putrajaya.
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Colombia guerillas release kidnapped minor

BOGOTA: Leftist ELN guerillas freed a teenager on Wednesday (Sep 19) who was kidnapped two weeks before in northwestern Colombia, the country’s ombudsman said.

The rebels handed the girl over to a commission from the ombudsman’s office, after abductin…

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced on Dec 18

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, will be sentenced on Dec 18, according to a court filing on Wednesday (Sep 19).

Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to ly…

The real Black Panther

Nigeria-born (but now based in San Francisco) Adeyemi Ajao is the real Black Panther. A fund co-led him has raised more than US$100m, a first by a black investor. The San Francisco-based Base10 fundraising of US$137m is the largest for a black-led venture capital fund according to the FT Advertisements

Chinese Cyber Spies Target Taiwan’s Leader Before Elections

(Sept 20): Taiwan is bracing for an onslaught of cyber attacks from mainland China ahead of local elections in November intended to undermine a president who has defied Beijing’s efforts to bring the democratically ruled island under its control.
Lan…

Amazon Said to Plan Up to 3,000 Cashierless Stores by 2021

(Sept 20): Amazon.com Inc. is considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new AmazonGo cashierless stores in the next few years, according to people familiar with matter, an aggressive and costly expansion that would threaten convenience chains like 7-…

Colombia’s coca cultivation hits record in 2017: UN

BOGOTA: Colombia’s acreage of coca, the raw material for cocaine, expanded 17 per cent to hit a new record last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as the government mulls whether to restart aerial fumigation with the herbicide glyphosate.

The…

In a World of Robots, Carmakers Persist in Hiring More Humans

(Sept 20): Car-industry employees concerned that robots will put them out of work needn’t worry — at least for now.
Of the 13 publicly traded automakers with at least 100,000 workers at the end of their most-recent fiscal year, 11 had more staff compa…

What Is Womenomics, and Is It Working for Japan?

(Sept 20): Prime Minister Shinzo Abe thinks he’s found an answer to Japan’s shrinking workforce: The vast ranks of women who’ve been excluded from or held back in the workforce. Abe has outlined goals to create a “Japan in which women shine.” He’s push…

KLCI seen trending sideways, to remain in consolidation mode

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): The FBM KLCI is seen trending sideways today and hover around the 1,800-point level, in line with the overnight rally at most global markets.
However, gains could be capped as sentiment at the domestic market is expected to rema…

Removing ‘zombie’ cells deters Alzheimer’s in mice

Eliminating dead-but-toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice designed to mimic Alzheimer’s slowed neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease, according to a study published Wednesday that could open a new front in the fight…

NEA will use cameras to detect illegal smoking – here’s how it could work

SINGAPORE: The thermal cameras that could be deployed to detect smoking in prohibited areas would likely be able to capture high definition images of your face from as far as 100m away, an industry expert said. These pan-tilt-zoom cameras can also track offenders on the move and operate both day and night, said Mr Kenneth Tan, sales director at Transmex Systems […]

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