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Thursday, Nov 2

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Woman becomes pregnant - while already pregnant

AsiaOne

Signing up to become a surrogate mother has seen a surge in popularity within the US, despite it being legal in only some states. The number of infants born to gestational surrogates almost doubled between 2004 and 2008, according to data…

Tuesday, Oct 24

11

Bear suffering from mysterious illness has giant 3kg tongue removed by vets

AsiaOne

A male Asiatic black bear in Myanmar finally regained the ability to eat - but not before he had his tongue removed. That's because Nyan htoo - which means "bright" - had a tongue that was so heavy that it hung out of his mouth and was…

Monday, Oct 2

10

Model may go blind after botched eye tattoo leaves her shedding purple 'tears'

AsiaOne

Make-up, hair dye, and tattoos are some of the ways that people inject colour into their lives, but a woman from Canada may have taken it a step too far by getting an eye tattoo. In September, 24-year-old model Catt Gallinger had purple…

Monday, Sep 25

04

Over 34000 flee rumbling Bali volcano

AsiaOne

KARANGASEM, Indonesia - More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said on…

Sunday, Sep 24

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Celebrity muay thai fight: 'Fight should never have been sanctioned'

AsiaOne / News

September 25, 2017 5:00 AM Even as more experienced fight promoters in Singapore questioned the manner in which the Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) took place, the man behind the new muay thai event has maintained that it was run…

Saturday, Sep 23

Para-athlete Jason Chee gets special invite to Thai Open

AsiaOne

September 24, 2017 5:00 AM Registration for next month's Thailand Open had already closed but the Thai team, touched by his perseverance, sent him a special invite after he beat their paddler Thirayu Chueawong on Friday to secure gold at…

Friday, Sep 22

Asean Para Games: A most important moment for gold medallist Jason Chee

AsiaOne / News

September 23, 2017 5:00 AM Jason Chee has no legs, no left arm, is missing one finger and parts of two other fingers on his right hand and has only one eye. Yet a man who has lost so much still finds a way to win.

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Billionaire L'Oreal heiress Bettencourt dies aged 94

AsiaOne

PARIS - French businesswoman and billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L'Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, has died aged 94, her daughter said on Thursday. Bettencourt, listed by Forbes as the…

Thursday, Sep 21

00

Football: Beckham still a public relations dream

AsiaOne

September 22, 2017 5:00 AM He may have retired as a footballer four years ago, but David Beckham is still one of the biggest draws in sport.

05

Burned-out French chef gives back Michelin stars

AsiaOne

This file photo taken on January 24, 2014 shows French chefs Michel Bras and his son Sebastien Bras. PHOTO: AFP. AFP. Sep 21, 2017. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email. TOULOUSE - A chef in southern France with three Michelin stars says he…

Wednesday, Sep 20

11

Man alleged to have bribed security guard at Singapore GP to take photo on track, retracts his claims

AsiaOne

September 20, 2017 4:20 PM On Wednesday, a Facebook user going by the profile of Viv Smith, posted in a closed Formula One interest group that it was "time to come clean".

Tuesday, Sep 19

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Athletics: Soh Rui Yong says he had no coaching help from Singapore Athletics ahead of SEA Games

September 20, 2017 5:00 AM National athlete Soh Rui Yong says he retained his SEA Games marathon gold "without any coaching help" from Singapore Athletics (SA) ahead of last month's biennial event in Kuala Lumpur.

Sunday, Sep 17

Formula 1: Probe into alleged illegal track entry, bribery claim

AsiaOne

September 18, 2017 5:00 AM Race organisers Singapore GP said yesterday that they are investigating an alleged breach in track security at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

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American rapper Coolio misses out on debut Singapore show after being denied entry

AsiaOne

September 17, 2017 10:16 PM SINGAPORE - Plans for American rapper Coolio to perform with his band for the first time in Singapore on Sunday night (Sept 17) at a Formula One after-party had to be called off after he was denied entry into…

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Formula One: Hamilton wins wet and wild Singapore Grand Prix, increases championship lead to 28 points

September 17, 2017 8:40 PM SINGAPORE - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton struck a decisive blow in his championship battle with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on Sunday (Sep 17), as he took the honours in Formula One's first wet night race.

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Formula One: Singapore GP investigating alleged breach in track security at Marina Bay Street Circuit

AsiaOne

September 17, 2017 7:56 PM SINGAPORE - Race organisers Singapore GP said on Sunday (Sep 17) that they are investigating an alleged breach in track security at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

Saturday, Sep 16

17

SEA Games champ Soh Rui Yong objects to giving part of MAP award to Singapore Athletics, says it 'failed to adequately help' athletes ahead of KL event

AsiaOne

September 16, 2017 10:54 PM SINGAPORE - National marathoner Soh Rui Yong, who retained his SEA Games gold in Kuala Lumpur last month, has protested against having to donate part of his award money to Singapore Athletics (SA).

Monday, Sep 11

09

New AI can determine person's sexual orientation through photos

AsiaOne

Artificial intelligence (AI) has grown leaps and bounds in recent years and a new development can even accurately guess a person's sexual orientation. A study conducted by researchers from Stanford University has revealed that one computer…

Wednesday, Sep 6

07

US actress Meghan Markle finally speaks about dating Prince Harry

AsiaOne

LOS ANGELES - American actress Meghan Markle has opened up about her relationship with British royal Prince Harry in a candid interview published Tuesday, confirming the couple are "in love." Markle, a star of US legal drama "Suits," told…

Monday, Aug 21

06

New mother 'cut in two' after hospital lift malfunctions

AsiaOne

It's a grisly end more befitting a Final Destination movie, but one that sadly befell a young woman at a hospital in Seville, Spain. The 26-year-old patient was reportedly 'cut in two' due to a lift malfunction on Sunday (Aug 20), after…

Sunday, Jul 23

12

Swimming: Schooling sets new Asian and S'pore 50m fly mark, qualifies third-fastest for semis at World C'ships

AsiaOne

July 23, 2017 5:04 PM BUDAPEST - Olympic champion Joseph Schooling set a new Asian and Singapore record in the 50m butterfly event on Sunday (July 23) on the opening day of the World Swimming Championships.

Thursday, Jul 20

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Football: Cristiano Ronaldo to visit Peter Lim and family today

July 21, 2017 5:00 AM The Peter Lim household is currently abuzz as not only has the Singaporean billionaire welcomed his first grandchild, but his friend, football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, will be paying the family a visit.

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Football: Cristiano Ronaldo to visit Singapore on July 21

The Straits Times

July 20, 2017 2:53 PM Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be in Singapore on Friday (July 21) to sign a major endorsement deal.

Friday, Jun 23

11

'Half-human' lamb in South Africa terrifies both locals and the internet

AsiaOne

Put down whatever you're eating or drinking right now before you proceed with this piece of news. Residents and farmers of Lady Frere in Eastern Province, South Africa have been living in fear since a sheep gave birth to a 'half-human,…

Saturday, May 6

03

Stephen Hawking says humans must colonize another planet in 100 years or face extinction

AsiaOne

Stephen Hawking speaks on stage as he and Yuri Milner host press conference to announce Breakthrough Starshot, a new space exploration initiative, at One World Observatory on April 12, 2016 in New York City.

Wednesday, May 3

09

Warning to parents: Are your kids playing the 'Blue Whale' online game?

AsiaOne

It was previously reported that fake and disturbingly violent episodes of children's cartoon 'Peppa Pig' on YouTube were being unknowingly screened to tots. Now, it's not just children's shows that are at risk of being abused. An online…

Tuesday, May 2

08

Can fasting help with weight loss?

AsiaOne

People who fast every other day won't necessarily lose more weight than dieters who cut calories in other ways, a US study suggests. Fasting regimens that involve alternate-day calorie restriction have become increasingly popular, in part…

Friday, Apr 28

Potentially harmful effects of energy drinks - it's not the caffeine

AsiaOne

Drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond those seen with caffeine alone, according to a new study. There are more than 500 energy drink products…

Monday, Apr 17

10

United Airlines just kicked off a bride and groom headed to their wedding

AsiaOne

At this point, it'd be more shocking to read a positive headline about United Airlines. A bride and groom heading to Costa Rica for their wedding were kicked off a United flight out of Houston this weekend, KHOU-TV first reported. The…

Wednesday, Apr 12

04

Staying the course, Duterte looks for the next best Philippine central bank chief

AsiaOne

MANILA - Whoever is picked as the next Philippine central bank governor, it will be President Rodrigo Duterte's second choice. Duterte is expected to announce as early as this month a new chief of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), after…