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Shock in Beach Road: Raw meat dried on air-con vent outside HDB flat

It was a sight to behold: Racks of red, raw meat hanging outdoors to dry in the heat of dusty air-conditioner compressor vents along a second-storey HDB corridor in Beach Road. At the first storey of a nearby block, trays of the same strips of meat propped u
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Shock in Beach Road: Raw meat dried on air-con vent outside HDB flat

It was a sight to behold: Racks of red, raw meat hanging outdoors to dry in the heat of dusty air-conditioner compressor vents along a second-storey HDB corridor in Beach Road. At the first storey of a nearby block, trays of the same strips of meat propped up by overturned plastic stools were also left outside to dry in the sun. These racks of meat were allegedly meant for making meat jerky for sale - both directly to customers from the «home manufacturer» and from a store at the nearby Golden Mile Complex.

HSA issues advisory on mahogany seeds, or 'sky fruit', after 7 cases of liver injury reported

SINGAPORE - There have been seven cases of liver injury reported in recent years that are suspected to be linked to eating mahogany seeds, which are more commonly known as sky fruit. The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said it received these reports over th
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HSA issues advisory on mahogany seeds, or 'sky fruit', after 7 cases of liver injury reported

SINGAPORE - There have been seven cases of liver injury reported in recent years that are suspected to be linked to eating mahogany seeds, which are more commonly known as sky fruit. The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said it received these reports over the past three years, where patients had liver injuries ranging from mild liver function impairment to liver failure.

Cabby hits female passenger and pushes her to ground in dispute at Pearl Bank Apartments

A cabby was caught on video hitting and pushing a female passenger to the ground in a dispute that happened at Pearl Bank Apartments on Dec 7 at about 3am. Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to the video that has been circulating on WhatsApp. After a
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Cabby hits female passenger and pushes her to ground in dispute at Pearl Bank Apartments

A cabby was caught on video hitting and pushing a female passenger to the ground in a dispute that happened at Pearl Bank Apartments on Dec 7 at about 3am. Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to the video that has been circulating on WhatsApp. After a tip-off from Stomp contributor Dan, Stomp investigated and confirmed the incident happened at the iconic residential building in Outram.

US Energy Secretary discussed Iran sanctions with Iraqi officials

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he had discussed his country's sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials, but did not provide details.
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US Energy Secretary discussed Iran sanctions with Iraqi officials

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he had discussed his country's sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials, but did not provide details.

Italy's ASPI to pay for new Genoa bridge - transport minister

Toll road operator Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI) will not take part in demolishing or reconstructing the collapsed bridge in the city of Genoa, but will have to pay for both operations, Italy's Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday.
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Italy's ASPI to pay for new Genoa bridge - transport minister

Toll road operator Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI) will not take part in demolishing or reconstructing the collapsed bridge in the city of Genoa, but will have to pay for both operations, Italy's Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday.

US military ends search for five Marines missing off Japan

The U.S. military ended a search on Tuesday for five Marines missing in the sea off Japan since two Marine Corps aircraft were involved in an accident during an air-to-air refuelling exercise on Dec. 6.
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US military ends search for five Marines missing off Japan

The U.S. military ended a search on Tuesday for five Marines missing in the sea off Japan since two Marine Corps aircraft were involved in an accident during an air-to-air refuelling exercise on Dec. 6.

Catalan hunger strikers sending message, not risking life - jailed separatist

Jailed Catalan separatists who have gone on hunger strike are protesting against their treatment by the Spanish judicial system but have no intention of starving themselves to death, one told Reuters.
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Catalan hunger strikers sending message, not risking life - jailed separatist

Jailed Catalan separatists who have gone on hunger strike are protesting against their treatment by the Spanish judicial system but have no intention of starving themselves to death, one told Reuters.

PFA backs Sterling after alleged racist abuse

The Professional Footballers' Association said Monday it stood "shoulder to shoulder" with Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City player suffered alleged racial abuse during his side's defeat against Chelsea.
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PFA backs Sterling after alleged racist abuse

The Professional Footballers' Association said Monday it stood "shoulder to shoulder" with Raheem Sterling after the Manchester City player suffered alleged racial abuse during his side's defeat against Chelsea.

Serie A golden boy Icardi looking to shine on bigger stage

Argentina striker Mauro Icardi is the golden boy of Italian football as much for his goal-scoring prowess with Inter Milan as his colourful lifestyle off the pitch.
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Serie A golden boy Icardi looking to shine on bigger stage

Argentina striker Mauro Icardi is the golden boy of Italian football as much for his goal-scoring prowess with Inter Milan as his colourful lifestyle off the pitch.

Nutella maker Ferrero in race to buy Campbell International business: sources

Nutella maker Ferrero is interested in buying Campbell Soup's international business, which includes biscuit brand Arnott's, two sources close to the matter said on Monday.
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Nutella maker Ferrero in race to buy Campbell International business: sources

Nutella maker Ferrero is interested in buying Campbell Soup's international business, which includes biscuit brand Arnott's, two sources close to the matter said on Monday.

Bilahari rebuts criticisms of Singapore by Mahathir's party strategist Rais Hussin

Criticisms of Singapore's stance on the maritime border dispute from a senior member of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's political party are «very typical», reflecting how Malaysia expects a «subordination of our interests to thei
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Bilahari rebuts criticisms of Singapore by Mahathir's party strategist Rais Hussin

Criticisms of Singapore's stance on the maritime border dispute from a senior member of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's political party are «very typical», reflecting how Malaysia expects a «subordination of our interests to their interests», retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan said.

The Grand Challenge Episode 3: Shannon vs Grandma

For full-time housewife Mdm Wong Kim Moey, 65, cooking three meals a day can be a chore at times, but every homecooked meal embodies her love for her family. Mdm Wong learnt cooking from her neighbours when she was a child, as her parents were working hard t
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The Grand Challenge Episode 3: Shannon vs Grandma

For full-time housewife Mdm Wong Kim Moey, 65, cooking three meals a day can be a chore at times, but every homecooked meal embodies her love for her family. Mdm Wong learnt cooking from her neighbours when she was a child, as her parents were working hard to make ends meet. Nowadays, she cooks for her 8-year-old granddaughter Shannon after picking her up from school every afternoon. Growing up with her grandmother's cooking has also inspired Shannon to brush up on her culinary skills.

Amos Yee, defender of paedophiles, allegedly hosting paedophilia online forum

Care for some Amos Yee news to start your week? Last heard crowdfunding for his so-called free-speech crusades in the US, Yee allegedly posted on Facebook last night that he is actively seeking members for his paedophilia online forum. His account seems to
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Amos Yee, defender of paedophiles, allegedly hosting paedophilia online forum

Care for some Amos Yee news to start your week? Last heard crowdfunding for his so-called free-speech crusades in the US, Yee allegedly posted on Facebook last night that he is actively seeking members for his paedophilia online forum. His account seems to be offline at the moment but an alleged reproduction is on Reddit.

Armenian acting PM's bloc leads parliamentary vote -election commission

Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, is on his way to bolstering his authority as his political bloc appeared to have taken a clear lead in elections in the ex-Soviet country on Sunday, the Central Election Commission's (CEC) preliminary results
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Armenian acting PM's bloc leads parliamentary vote -election commission

Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, is on his way to bolstering his authority as his political bloc appeared to have taken a clear lead in elections in the ex-Soviet country on Sunday, the Central Election Commission's (CEC) preliminary results showed.

More than 150 governments to adopt UN migration pact in Morocco

More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows, a senior U.N. official said on Sunday, less than the number that initially worked on the plan.
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More than 150 governments to adopt UN migration pact in Morocco

More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows, a senior U.N. official said on Sunday, less than the number that initially worked on the plan.

Chile declines to sign UN pact, says migration not a human right - report

Chile has become the latest country to pull out of a controversial United Nations migration pact, its interior ministry indicated, provoking fury among opposition parties who accused Sebastian Pinera’s government of “shameful and authoritarian” behaviou
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Chile declines to sign UN pact, says migration not a human right - report

Chile has become the latest country to pull out of a controversial United Nations migration pact, its interior ministry indicated, provoking fury among opposition parties who accused Sebastian Pinera’s government of “shameful and authoritarian” behaviour.

Singaporean woman killed in Malaysia bus crash was loving mother celebrating wedding anniversary

SINGAPORE - She was on her way to Genting to celebrate her three-year wedding anniversary with her husband, baby boy and other family members. But Ms Serina Mat Idris never made it to her destination. The 27-year-old Singaporean childcare teacher died afte
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Singaporean woman killed in Malaysia bus crash was loving mother celebrating wedding anniversary

SINGAPORE - She was on her way to Genting to celebrate her three-year wedding anniversary with her husband, baby boy and other family members. But Ms Serina Mat Idris never made it to her destination. The 27-year-old Singaporean childcare teacher died after she was flung out of a double-decker tour bus in a road accident in the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan on Friday morning (Dec 7).

NEA slams restaurant for hygiene lapses: Spize outlets are in our crosshairs

The operating licences of Spize at River Valley have been terminated with immediate effect. The health authorities made the announcement during a media briefing at the Environment Building on Friday (Nov 7). During the briefing, Mr Derek Ho, director-genera
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NEA slams restaurant for hygiene lapses: Spize outlets are in our crosshairs

The operating licences of Spize at River Valley have been terminated with immediate effect. The health authorities made the announcement during a media briefing at the Environment Building on Friday (Nov 7). During the briefing, Mr Derek Ho, director-general of the National Environment Agency's (NEA) Environmental Public Health Division, did not hide his anger. «We'll be sending them to court,» he said. "The intent is to press as many charges as we can against them for all the various offences that we have observed.

Trump's revolving door: Kelly is latest senior White House departure

White House chief of staff John Kelly will be leaving by the end of the year, US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday (Dec 8). That will make him the latest top official to exit the US leader's inner circle.
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Trump's revolving door: Kelly is latest senior White House departure

White House chief of staff John Kelly will be leaving by the end of the year, US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday (Dec 8). That will make him the latest top official to exit the US leader's inner circle.

Belgian PM set for minority after biggest ally quits coalition

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said his government would continue as a minority administration after the biggest party in his coalition quit on Saturday in a row over signing the U.N. migration compact.
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Belgian PM set for minority after biggest ally quits coalition

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said his government would continue as a minority administration after the biggest party in his coalition quit on Saturday in a row over signing the U.N. migration compact.

Figure skating - Japanese teen Kihira wins Grand Prix final

Japanese 16-year-old Rika Kihira clinched victory at the figure skating Grand Prix final in Canada on Saturday, capping off a brilliant debut season on the international circuit.
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Figure skating - Japanese teen Kihira wins Grand Prix final

Japanese 16-year-old Rika Kihira clinched victory at the figure skating Grand Prix final in Canada on Saturday, capping off a brilliant debut season on the international circuit.

Trump attacks Paris climate agreement, cites France protests

US President Donald Trump on Saturday (Dec 8) once again attacked the Paris agreement on fighting climate change, citing ongoing protests in the French capital as proof that he was right to reject the pact.
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Trump attacks Paris climate agreement, cites France protests

US President Donald Trump on Saturday (Dec 8) once again attacked the Paris agreement on fighting climate change, citing ongoing protests in the French capital as proof that he was right to reject the pact.

Early election in Armenia set to cement revolution's power shift

Armenians vote on Sunday in an early parliamentary election initiated by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who aims to bolster his authority after sweeping to power in a peaceful revolution earlier this year.
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Early election in Armenia set to cement revolution's power shift

Armenians vote on Sunday in an early parliamentary election initiated by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who aims to bolster his authority after sweeping to power in a peaceful revolution earlier this year.

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