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Woman's arm trapped in mixer at Ang Mo Kio pastry shop

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Woman's arm trapped in mixer at Ang Mo Kio pastry shop


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New People's Association comic guide to promote social norms

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New People's Association comic guide to promote social norms


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Australian women go pro on back of investment boom

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Australian women go pro on back of investment boom


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Thousands rally in Philippines to warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

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Thousands rally in Philippines to warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'


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NS defaulter withdraws appeal against jail term

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NS defaulter withdraws appeal against jail term


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Police seen at Tampines store after it sells combat knife to minor

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Police seen at Tampines store after it sells combat knife to minor


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France's National Front number two quits as tensions split Le Pen's anti-euro party

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France's National Front number two quits as tensions split Le Pen's anti-euro party


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  • Thousands rally in Philippines to warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'
    Thousands rally in Philippines to warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

    , channelnewsasia.com

    MANILA: Left-wing activists and political opponents of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte held rallies on Thursday to warn against what they see as the emergence of a dictatorship under the no-nonsense but hugely popular leader. Politicians, indigenous people, church leaders, businessmen, and leftists marched, staged rallies and attended masses to denounce Duterte, accusing him of abuses and authoritarianism similar to that of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Places: Singapore | 

Politics & Government

  • 'It's not over yet,' Merkel warns supporters before vote
    'It's not over yet,' Merkel warns supporters before vote

    , channelnewsasia.com

    HAMBURG: Returning to her birthplace, Chancellor Angela Merkel urged supporters to mobilise undecided voters before Sunday's election, telling them not to take her conservatives' solid lead in opinion polls for granted. Surveys show many voters are still undecided and, with the election likely to return a fractured parliament, she wants to maximise support to bolster her position in coalition negotiations. "What I've heard in the last days is unbelievable
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Elections |  Politicians |  Angela Merkel |  Voters |  Votes |  Voting | 
    Places: Singapore |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Germany |  Hamburg | 

Sports

  • When does a person with a disability get a chance to become a para-athlete?
    When does a person with a disability get a chance to become a para-athlete?

    , channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: At this week's ASEAN Para Games, I plan to defend the gold medal in archery for Singapore and do my ever-supportive parents, colleagues, friends and coach proud. In 2015, I won Singapore’s first-ever archery gold medal at the 8th ASEAN Para Games. Since transiting to competitive archery, I have not looked back. Being the first para-archer from Singapore to compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympics has also been one of my life’s highlights
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Games |  Tournaments |  Medals |  Gold Medals |  Archery |  Archers |  Adaptive Sports | 
    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore | 

Business

  • Rise of robot co-workers as new tech transforms factories
    Rise of robot co-workers as new tech transforms factories

    , straitstimes.com

    Workers in factories here are increasingly being trained to work alongside robots, in line with a wave of new technologies sweeping across the manufacturing sector. Companies told The Straits Times that workers who are well versed in emerging skills such as data analytics are in demand, especially as firms fight to maintain their edge amid shortening product cycles and stiff global competition
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    Categories: Business |  Technology | 
    Tags: Industries |  Factories |  Robotics |  Robots |  Automaton | 
    Places: Singapore | 

Technology

  • Rise of robot co-workers as new tech transforms factories
    Rise of robot co-workers as new tech transforms factories

    , straitstimes.com

    Workers in factories here are increasingly being trained to work alongside robots, in line with a wave of new technologies sweeping across the manufacturing sector. Companies told The Straits Times that workers who are well versed in emerging skills such as data analytics are in demand, especially as firms fight to maintain their edge amid shortening product cycles and stiff global competition
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    Categories: Business |  Technology | 
    Tags: Industries |  Factories |  Robotics |  Robots |  Automaton | 
    Places: Singapore | 

Health

  • Just one e-cigarette might raise adrenaline in the heart
    Just one e-cigarette might raise adrenaline in the heart

    , channelnewsasia.com

    (Reuters Health) - Smoking just one e-cigarette might expose users to enough nicotine to trigger an adrenaline surge in the heart that can contribute to high blood pressure and other health problems, a small experiment suggests. For the experiment, researchers asked 33 healthy nonsmokers to come to a lab on different days to try an e-cigarette with nicotine, a nicotine-free alternative, and a sham device that wasn’t a real e-cigarette
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Society & Culture

  • Togo security forces clash with protesters in north, killing boy
    Togo security forces clash with protesters in north, killing boy

    , channelnewsasia.com

    DAKAR: Security forces in Togo used batons, tear gas and live bullets against anti-government protesters in northern cities on Tuesday, killing a child and injuring several other people, according to an Amnesty International official. "There was a 9-year-old boy killed in Mango by military forces. He was shot in the head," said Francois Patuel, of Amnesty International, citing local sources including family members
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Togo |  Singapore | 

Education

  • The downside to Singapore's world-class education system: Stress, segregation, suicide
    The downside to Singapore's world-class education system: Stress, segregation, suicide

    , nst.com.my

    HONG KONG: Singapore’s education system is reputed for producing children who top the world rankings in standardised tests. In 2015, the city state took first place in the Pisa (Programme for International Student Assessment) rankings – maths, reading and science tests for 15-year-olds in 72 countries and regions. Run by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Pisa tests, conducted every three years, are intended as a measure of problem-solving and cognition
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    Categories: Education | 
    Tags: Education systems | 
    Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Malaysia |  Singapore | 

Law & Crime

  • Togo security forces clash with protesters in north, killing boy
    Togo security forces clash with protesters in north, killing boy

    , channelnewsasia.com

    DAKAR: Security forces in Togo used batons, tear gas and live bullets against anti-government protesters in northern cities on Tuesday, killing a child and injuring several other people, according to an Amnesty International official. "There was a 9-year-old boy killed in Mango by military forces. He was shot in the head," said Francois Patuel, of Amnesty International, citing local sources including family members
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Togo |  Singapore |