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Migrants unseen in Israeli photographer’s exhibition

JERUSALEM: Photographer Ron Amir spent years visiting African migrants in the Israeli desert to understand the new world they had created. He came back with a provocative set of pictures – without people in them.

The human-less photographs include obj…

Tsunami-survivor Herold ready to make Asiad waves

JAKARTA: Having spent five days as a child clinging to a tree in the wake of a tsunami, Indian cyclist Deborah Herold has some perspective on the concept of fear of failure in the sporting arena.

Herold, now 23, will make her Asian Games debut at the …

Indonesia’s teeny skateboard hope too cool for school

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s nine-year-old skateboarder Aliqqa Noverry is set to melt hearts at the Asian Games – but give her ice cream and she could be a medal threat, says her mum.

The youngest competitor at this year’s event in Jakarta, the pint-sized adr…

More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

THRISSUR, India: Rescuers waded into submerged villages in southern India on Sunday (Aug 19) in a desperate search for survivors cut off for days by floods that have already killed more than 350 people.

Entire villages in Kerala have been swept away i…

The Dao of randomness – the strategy of uncertainty

When your thoughts, methods, expectations and habits settle into a predictable pattern. That is when your business rivals will be able to plan very effectively to engineer your downfall….and since there no mystery whatsoever to where you would li…

Logan Paul vs KSI: 10 Facts About the Boxing Match That Occurs During Hungry Ghost Festival

If you Google “Hungry Ghost Festival”, you’ll get this result: And if you Google “Logan Paul vs KSI”, you’ll see this: Yeah: The day that Logan Paul would fight against KSI is the exact date of the Hungry Ghost Festival. Most of you know what the Hungry Ghost Festival is, but Logan Paul? KSI? Are […]

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South Korean families gather on eve of rare reunion

SOKCHO, South Korea: Dozens of elderly and frail South Koreans gathered excitedly on Sunday (Aug 19) on the eve of their first meeting for nearly seven decades with family members in North Korea.

The three-day reunion – the first for three years – beg…

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza: Official

JERUSALEM: Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday (Aug 19) except for humanitarian cases over border incidents that saw protests and clashes at the weekend, an Israeli official said.

A spokeswoman for the Israeli defe…

9 Iconic Singapore Landmarks That Are The En-Bloc Victims Of 2018

9 Million-Dollar En-Bloc Properties In Singapore If you’re born earlier than the 2000s, nostalgia has probably hit home many times this year. Why? 2018 has truly been the year of the En-Bloc — with at least 14 iconic landmarks in Singapore being put up for collective sale. Here’s a list of those we’ll miss the […]

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Crotty head injury sours All Blacks’ triumph

SYDNEY: The All Blacks return to New Zealand triumphant after another Rugby Championship demolition of the Wallabies but with concerns over the long-term health of Ryan Crotty.

The inside centre was knocked out in a clash of heads with new midfield pa…

Commentary: Gender equality is not just a ‘women’s issue’

SINGAPORE: According to a survey of 809 teenage boys that AWARE published last year, nine in 10 teenage boys reported facing pressures to be “manly” through experiences of harassment, bullying, teasing, social exclusion, and psychological and physical violence.  The most common forms of such pressure are being told to “man-up” and to “take it like […]

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Lombok island rocked by 6.3-magnitude earthquake

JAKARTA: A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesia’s Lombok on Sunday (Aug 19), just two weeks after a powerful quake shook the island.

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the tremor was centered west-southwest of Belanting town in Eas…

S’pore Groom Paid $2.7K For Wedding Photo Package But Allegedly Got ‘Crap’ Wedding Photos in Return

There’s something to be said about having your wedding day screwed up. Not only will your wife blame you, you’ll feel bad because it’s her special day. But you know what’s even worse? When you shell out the cash for a “proper” wedding and it gets screwed up anyway. That was what happened to Facebook […]

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Woman Arrested For JJ Lin Tickets Scam Shows S’poreans Haven’t Learnt Their Lessons Yet

Singaporeans are smart, right? We’re one of the most educated countries in the world. Most, if not all of us are proficient in at least two languages. And Singapore’s going fast for the #SmartNation angle. Yet at the same time, we’re being scammed out of our money left and right. Again, I ask, aren’t we supposed to […]

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Transcript of Chee Soon Juan’s SDP National Day Message 2018

Singapore Democrats

A very good afternoon to you dear friends and fellow Singaporeans,

Let me first thank you for being here with me this Saturday afternoon, it’s always good to be able to talk with you.

I’d like to begin by telling you something that will make you feel uncomfortable. I want to tell you about our future, our country’s future. We’re not in a good place.

This is 2018 and it is a very sig…

KTM shuttle to Johor Bahru

The KTM shuttle from Woodlands to Johore Bahru takes 5 minutes to complete the journey. The boarding and alighting time can be 2 mins. It should be possible to complete a return journey within 15 mins. Currently, the average interval between the trains…

6 Spots with IG-Worthy Street Art in S’pore for the Gram

Singapore is rich in street art and you would be surprised how many you can find. Most street art spots are concentrated at the South of the island near Chinatown. Going on a street art walking tour can be another exciting thing to do in Singapore, even if you’re a local. If you want to find […]

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WOTC – Pension for people above 75

I asked this question in the Wisdom of the Crowd:Should the government give a pension to people above 75 years old?Here are the responses: (46 Votes)46 % – Yes, it should be given to everyone above 75 years.26 % – Yes, only to people who has no income …

WOTC – GST statement on "mediocre people"

What is your view of Goh CT after his “mediocre” statement?Here are the responses: (52 Votes) 54 % – I never like him anyway.31 % – I lost my respect for him.12 % – He is better than Lee HL.4 % – It was a slip of the tongue.0 % – I still respect him a …

More qns for education minister

Earlier today I asked if our education could produce the Oz boy who hacked Apple because he dreamed of working for Apple: Qn for education minister More questions: Does our education system have room for R00tz Asylum, a non-profit organisation that promotes “hacking for good” and these kids? It created 13 sites that mimicked the real [US election] […]

Hajj Guide: Why Do Muslims Celebrate Hari Raya Haji In Singapore?

Hari Raya Haji Is More Than Just A Public Holiday Many of our Muslim friends will be commemorating Hari Raya Haji on 22 Aug. But have you ever wondered what’s the meaning behind the festival? Hari Raya Haji or the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ lasts 4 days, and serves to mark the end of ‘hajj’. Hajj […]

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My heart is in India

An Indian national working for state bank DBS has just been arrested
for defacing the Singapore flag. According to state media Straits
Times, Avijit Das Patnaik posted a photo of the Singapore flag being
ripped apart to reveal the India national fla…

Crazy rich Asians makes Singaporeans and Singapore look stupid!

Now Fu Manchu comes across like Marcus Aurellis. As for Suzie Wong, after watching this horrible movie, she is definitely Marie Curie or very close to Eleanor Roosevelt. But Charlie Chan….what can I say. I want to be him. ———&#8…

Maids Made To Sleep Outside Bt Timah House Because Their Rooms ‘Not Ready Yet’

We’ve seen plenty of maids come and go in our lives. There are those nice ones who help to carry the fieldpack… …and the not so nice ones who hit and abuse elderly women in their 80s. But then, we have a third group of foreign domestic workers in Singapore: those who are not treated […]

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Malaysia beats S Korea 2-1 without foreigners

Malaysia under 23 team beat South Korea 2-1 in an Asian Games match in Bandung. How did they do it, being ranked 114 against defending Asian champion South Korea?  They must have brought in a lot of foreign talents and a foreign coach. If not, if they…

‘I can never say no to football’: The Singaporean who played in five different continents

SINGAPORE: South Africa, Australia, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Thailand, Mongolia, Iceland, New Zealand, Italy, Cameroon, Portugal and the Netherlands. The list of countries which 34-year-old David Low has visited reads like a traveller’s dream. His usual itinerary, however, is a straightforward one: Eat, sleep, football, repeat. Advertisement Here is a footballer who never played professionally in Singapore, but since 2007 […]

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Qn for education minister

We do well in PISA rankings but so what? Got kid like this? An Ozzie kid who dreams of working for Apple hacked Apple’s systems and accessed 90 gigabytes worth of files, breaking into the system many times over the course of a year from his suburban home in Melbourne, reports The Age newspaper. BBC […]

Federer to meet Djokovic in Cincinnati final

REUTERS: Novak Djokovic overcame a battling Marin Cilic 6-4 3-6 6-3 to reach his sixth Cincinnati Masters final on Saturday while Roger Federer enjoyed a less-taxing route to the title match after his semi-final opponent David Goffin retired with a sho…

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week – minister

LONDON: Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week and developing missile capabilities will remain Tehran’s top priority, the defence minister was quoted as saying by Fars news agency on Saturday.

“We will present a plane on National Defence Industr…