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Body of man found floating in Lower Pierce Reservoir

The body of a man was discovered floating in the waters at the Lower Peirce Reservoir on Sunday morning (June 17). Stomp contributor Raymond who was jogging at the Lower Peirce Reservoir told Stomp in a call that he passed by the body at 6.45am. At firs

Halep outlasts Svitolina in Doha thriller, faces Mertens in final

Top seed Simona Halep came back from 4-1 down in the deciding set to beat Elina Svitolina 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the Qatar Open semi-final on Friday, marking her first victory over the Ukrainian in nearly two years.
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Halep outlasts Svitolina in Doha thriller, faces Mertens in final

Top seed Simona Halep came back from 4-1 down in the deciding set to beat Elina Svitolina 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the Qatar Open semi-final on Friday, marking her first victory over the Ukrainian in nearly two years.

EU trade surplus with US reaches new record in 2018

The EU's trade surplus with the United States reached a record level in 2018, data showed on Friday (Feb 15), increasing the risk that US President Donald Trump's anger could reignite a trade war.
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EU trade surplus with US reaches new record in 2018

The EU's trade surplus with the United States reached a record level in 2018, data showed on Friday (Feb 15), increasing the risk that US President Donald Trump's anger could reignite a trade war.

Trump hails China's use of death penalty for drug dealers

President Donald Trump on Friday praised China's use of capital punishment for drug dealers, suggesting that the United States would deal better with narcotics trafficking if it put offenders to death.
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Trump hails China's use of death penalty for drug dealers

President Donald Trump on Friday praised China's use of capital punishment for drug dealers, suggesting that the United States would deal better with narcotics trafficking if it put offenders to death.

Pence visits Auschwitz after saying Iran plotting 'new Holocaust'

US Vice President Mike Pence on Friday paid homage to victims of the Holocaust at the former Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, a day after he accused Iranian authorities of plotting a "new Holocaust".
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Pence visits Auschwitz after saying Iran plotting 'new Holocaust'

US Vice President Mike Pence on Friday paid homage to victims of the Holocaust at the former Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, a day after he accused Iranian authorities of plotting a "new Holocaust".

Guardiola expects Man City to suffer in tricky trip to Newport

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola predicts his side will "suffer" against fourth-tier Newport County in their FA Cup fifth round match on Saturday but has urged his players to adapt to a battered playing surface at Rodney Parade.
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Guardiola expects Man City to suffer in tricky trip to Newport

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola predicts his side will "suffer" against fourth-tier Newport County in their FA Cup fifth round match on Saturday but has urged his players to adapt to a battered playing surface at Rodney Parade.

UN seeks US$920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The United Nations on Friday called for US$920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.
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UN seeks US$920 million aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The United Nations on Friday called for US$920 million in aid for around a million Rohingya taking shelter in Bangladesh after bloodshed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.

American artist reviews Singapore experience and Singaporeans love it

Singaporean and complaining at every turn? An Asian-American crochet artist's glowing review of her recent trip to Singapore has made many Singaporeans beam with pride instead. Houston native Cindy Wang, also known as The Geeky Hooker (not what you're thin
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American artist reviews Singapore experience and Singaporeans love it

Singaporean and complaining at every turn? An Asian-American crochet artist's glowing review of her recent trip to Singapore has made many Singaporeans beam with pride instead. Houston native Cindy Wang, also known as The Geeky Hooker (not what you're thinking), visited last month before raving on Reddit about our idiosyncrasies such as Singlish, Mustafa Centre and salted egg. Her post on the forum received over 1,400 upvotes, with the bulk probably cast by Singaporeans.

Smith scores late try as 14-man Highlanders beat Chiefs

All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith scored a 76th minute try as the Otago Highlanders beat the Waikato Chiefs 30-27, refusing to roll over despite being reduced to 14 men in the opening game of Super Rugby in Hamilton on Friday.
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Smith scores late try as 14-man Highlanders beat Chiefs

All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith scored a 76th minute try as the Otago Highlanders beat the Waikato Chiefs 30-27, refusing to roll over despite being reduced to 14 men in the opening game of Super Rugby in Hamilton on Friday.

Police officer taken off life support, husband vows to stay strong for their kids

They were supposed to celebrate their wedding anniversary this month. But that will never happen after Madam Salinah Mohamed's husband and family decided to take her off life support. The police officer, 41, sustained severe head injuries after being hit b
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Police officer taken off life support, husband vows to stay strong for their kids

They were supposed to celebrate their wedding anniversary this month. But that will never happen after Madam Salinah Mohamed's husband and family decided to take her off life support. The police officer, 41, sustained severe head injuries after being hit by a car on Sunday at the junction of Maxwell Road and Shenton Way while walking to the MRT station on the way home from work. She was taken to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), where she was in a deep coma and put on life support.

Carlton Hotel equipment failure leads to power outage

First, there was equipment failure at a substation supplying power at Carlton Hotel yesterday. Then a fire forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people from the Bras Basah building, while lights went out in parts of Bugis, City Hall, Marina and Somerset. Sh
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Carlton Hotel equipment failure leads to power outage

First, there was equipment failure at a substation supplying power at Carlton Hotel yesterday. Then a fire forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people from the Bras Basah building, while lights went out in parts of Bugis, City Hall, Marina and Somerset. Shops and restaurants at the likes of Chijmes, Plaza Singapura and The Gateway were hit as power was cut off a little after 1pm.

Singaporean businessman, who funded ISIS fighter, and his friend detained under ISA

SINGAPORE - Two radicalised Singaporeans, one of whom was based in Johor and had been supporting the top Malaysian ISIS fighter in Syria, have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced on Friday (Feb 15
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Singaporean businessman, who funded ISIS fighter, and his friend detained under ISA

SINGAPORE - Two radicalised Singaporeans, one of whom was based in Johor and had been supporting the top Malaysian ISIS fighter in Syria, have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced on Friday (Feb 15) that businessman Mohamed Kazali Salleh, 48, and his Singapore-based friend Hazim Syahmi Mahfoot, 28, a freelance car exporter, were issued detention orders last month.

#FedValentines is back; roses, rates and job market slack

In January, the Federal Reserve delivered what investors took as a kind of love letter, a rate-hike pause that sent stock markets soaring. On Valentine's Day, U.S. central bankers offered tender missives of a different sort.
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#FedValentines is back; roses, rates and job market slack

In January, the Federal Reserve delivered what investors took as a kind of love letter, a rate-hike pause that sent stock markets soaring. On Valentine's Day, U.S. central bankers offered tender missives of a different sort.

Man set fire to own home as he was angry over his mother's nagging

SINGAPORE - Angry with his mother who had nagged at him the night before, a man set fire to his own home and caused nearly $31,000 in damages. Roslan, 37, who goes by only one name, was jailed for five years on Thursday (Feb 14) after pleading guilty to one
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Man set fire to own home as he was angry over his mother's nagging

SINGAPORE - Angry with his mother who had nagged at him the night before, a man set fire to his own home and caused nearly $31,000 in damages. Roslan, 37, who goes by only one name, was jailed for five years on Thursday (Feb 14) after pleading guilty to one count of committing mischief by fire. He lived in a Yishun flat with his mother, Madam Salbiah Musa, and younger brother, Mr Saleh Muhamad Jamal. The court heard that Madam Salbiah had nagged at him on Sept 6 last year, as he had failed to take care of her.

Coffee, tea or him? - Why K-pop fans in Singapore are flocking to cafes

With K-pop royalty BTS and Blackpink holding concerts in Singapore this year, it seems like the K-pop craze is far from over. And local fans are finding every opportunity to throw a party to celebrate occasions such as BTS getting invited to the Grammy's.
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Coffee, tea or him? - Why K-pop fans in Singapore are flocking to cafes

With K-pop royalty BTS and Blackpink holding concerts in Singapore this year, it seems like the K-pop craze is far from over. And local fans are finding every opportunity to throw a party to celebrate occasions such as BTS getting invited to the Grammy's. Just last year, fans from around the island organised a party in a cafe to celebrate the boy band's anniversary.

Mother-of-three dies four days after Maxwell Road accident

UPDATE: A woman police staff sergeant and mother-of-three, who had been seriously injured after being hit by a car, died on Thursday (Feb 14). Madam Salinah Mohamed, 41, died at 11.50am, her husband Mr Indra Shaiful said on his Facebook page today. He wrote
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Mother-of-three dies four days after Maxwell Road accident

UPDATE: A woman police staff sergeant and mother-of-three, who had been seriously injured after being hit by a car, died on Thursday (Feb 14). Madam Salinah Mohamed, 41, died at 11.50am, her husband Mr Indra Shaiful said on his Facebook page today. He wrote: «With a heavy heart, I wish to inform that my wife Salinah has left my side to be with our Creator forever...» He invited friends and family to pay their last respects at the Singapore General Hospital where she had been warded.

Facebook removes pages, accounts targeting people in Moldova

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it has removed a number of pages and accounts that engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" targeting people in Moldova, where elections will be held later this month.
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Facebook removes pages, accounts targeting people in Moldova

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it has removed a number of pages and accounts that engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" targeting people in Moldova, where elections will be held later this month.

US group says Trump trade tariffs cost businesses US$2.7 billion in Nov.

U.S. businesses paid an additional US$2.7 billion in tariffs in November 2018, according to data from a coalition of U.S. business groups fighting President Donald Trump's trade tariffs.
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US group says Trump trade tariffs cost businesses US$2.7 billion in Nov.

U.S. businesses paid an additional US$2.7 billion in tariffs in November 2018, according to data from a coalition of U.S. business groups fighting President Donald Trump's trade tariffs.

Thai constitutional court accepts petition to dissolve Thai Raksa Chart party

Thailand’s constitutional court on Thursday (Feb 14) accepted a petition to dissolve the political party that nominated a princess for prime minister, a move that could spell the end for the Thai Raksa Chart Party.
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Thai constitutional court accepts petition to dissolve Thai Raksa Chart party

Thailand’s constitutional court on Thursday (Feb 14) accepted a petition to dissolve the political party that nominated a princess for prime minister, a move that could spell the end for the Thai Raksa Chart Party.

Belgian tax break for large companies is legal: EU court

A Belgian tax break which benefited about 35 large companies is legal, an EU court said on Thursday, giving a boost to Apple and other companies challenging similar findings by the European Commission.
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Belgian tax break for large companies is legal: EU court

A Belgian tax break which benefited about 35 large companies is legal, an EU court said on Thursday, giving a boost to Apple and other companies challenging similar findings by the European Commission.

I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

Azam Jangravi's heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran's busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.
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I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

Azam Jangravi's heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran's busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.

US Congress advances border security bill without Trump border wall

The U.S. Congress on Thursday aimed to end a dispute over border security with legislation that would ignore President Donald Trump's request for US$5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border but avoid a partial government shutdown.
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US Congress advances border security bill without Trump border wall

The U.S. Congress on Thursday aimed to end a dispute over border security with legislation that would ignore President Donald Trump's request for US$5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border but avoid a partial government shutdown.

Renault sales and profits fall on diesel, currency setbacks

Renault's revenue and profits fell in 2018, hit by collapsing diesel sales, exchange-rate setbacks and a withdrawal from the Iranian market, the French carmaker said.
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Renault sales and profits fall on diesel, currency setbacks

Renault's revenue and profits fell in 2018, hit by collapsing diesel sales, exchange-rate setbacks and a withdrawal from the Iranian market, the French carmaker said.

Renault Chairman: not time to discuss Nissan chairmanship - Jiji

Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, arriving in Japan for a meeting with Nissan Motor, said it was not yet time to discuss whether he would assume the chairmanship of the Japanese automaker, Jiji news agency reported on Thursday.
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Renault Chairman: not time to discuss Nissan chairmanship - Jiji

Renault SA Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, arriving in Japan for a meeting with Nissan Motor, said it was not yet time to discuss whether he would assume the chairmanship of the Japanese automaker, Jiji news agency reported on Thursday.

From Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

It's been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the first time at their unprecedented summit in Singapore.
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From Singapore to Hanoi: The bumpy diplomatic road since Trump and Kim first met

It's been the better part of a year since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stood face to face for the first time at their unprecedented summit in Singapore.

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