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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.

Thursday, Sep 21

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.

Wednesday, Sep 20

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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.

Monday, Sep 18

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Formula One: Vettel blamed for Singapore accident, netizens pound Ferrari

September 18, 2017 6:40 PM SINGAPORE - Fireworks synchronised with the moment Lewis Hamilton hoisted the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix trophy aloft on Sunday (Sept 17) evening but arguably, the real pyrotechnics was provided…

Sunday, Sep 17

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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.

Saturday, Sep 16

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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).

Thursday, Aug 17

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Navy serviceman and para-athlete Jason Chee soldiers on after losing right eye to cancer

AsiaOne

August 17, 2017 12:01 PM To say that life has dealt Jason Chee a bad hand would be an understatement. Five years after a horrific naval ship accident that bound him to a wheelchair, the navy serviceman has also lost an eye.

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.

Monday, Apr 17

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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

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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…

Thursday, Mar 30

First Zika cluster of 2017 reported at Simon Place in Hougang

AsiaOne

SINGAPORE - Two locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed at Simon Place, near Kovan in Hougang. Both are residents from the same household. The cluster was notified on Tuesday (March 28) and vector control operations…

Wednesday, Mar 15

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'Minor mistake' made my family YouTube stars, says BBC dad

AsiaOne / News

A "comedy of errors" was what led to one of 2017's most epic viral moments, when a professor's adorable children gatecrashed his video interview with the BBC. Everyone knows the clip by now. Political science professor Robert E. Kelly had…

Monday, Mar 13

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Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens after Erdogan's Nazi jibe

AsiaOne / News

Istanbul - A diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands deepened Monday as both sides traded bitter accusations after Turkish ministers were blocked from holding rallies to win support for plans to expand the powers of President…

Friday, Mar 10

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Doctors are puzzled by dead patient with an active brain

AsiaOne

Patient No. 4's brain continued to fire off bursts of delta waves even after the person was declared dead, Loretta Norton and her colleagues of the University of Western Ontario found. Photo: Pixabay. Facebook Twitter Share WhatsApp. When…

Tuesday, Mar 7

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The mystery of why pandas are black and white has been solved

AsiaOne

It has nothing to do with them being so very, very cute - instead, its meant to make pandas look tough, according to a new study. Pandas are one of the few mammals that don't have colouring that matches their environment. They're a study…

Thursday, Mar 2

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Indonesia prepares deluxe welcome for King Salman's 30 minute visit

AsiaOne

Saudi King Salman, left, and Indonesian President Joko Widodo wave to the media during their meeting at the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Salman arrived in the world's largest Muslim nation…

Tuesday, Feb 28

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Trump blames Oscars fail on show's political tone

AsiaOne

Los Angeles - President Donald Trump said Monday the chaos that erupted at the end of the Oscars was due to Hollywood obsessing about him rather than concentrating on running a smooth show. In an Oval Office interview with conservative…

Sunday, Feb 26

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Creme De La Creme: Good Class Bungalows the pinnacle of Singapore homes

AsiaOne

WHAT'S SO GOOD ABOUT GOOD CLASS BUNGALOWS? GOOD Class Bungalows (GCBs) have been dubbed the "creme de la creme" of Singapore's landed homes and are a coveted status symbol. They are rare and outsizedly priced - the average price of GCBs…

Saturday, Feb 25

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Indonesian officials to meet national held over Kim Jong-nam murder

AsiaOne

KUALA LUMPUR - Indonesian diplomats in Malaysia will meet on Saturday with a female national in detention for the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, the Indonesian foreign ministry said on Friday. The Indonesian woman is…

Friday, Feb 24

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Football: Rooney to stay at Man United

AsiaOne / Sports

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney intends to stay at the club, ending speculation that he could move to China. "Despite the interest which has been shown from other clubs, for which I'm grateful, I want to end recent speculation and say…

Thursday, Feb 23

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South Korea blasts news of Kim murder via loudspeaker to North

AsiaOne / Sports

South Korea is using giant loudspeakers to blast news of the dramatic assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother across the border with its reclusive northern neighbour, it was reported Thursday (Feb 23). Kim Jong Nam …

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North Korea says Malaysia is to blame for death of its citizen

AsiaOne

SEOUL - North Korea said on Thursday (Feb 23) that Malaysia is to blame for the death of its citizen there last week and accused the Malaysian government of demonstrating "unfriendly attitude" under a scenario drawn up by South Korea.…

Sunday, Feb 19

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Jolie to unveil Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia

AsiaOne

Siem Reap - Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox.…

Sunday, Feb 12

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Beyonce vs. Adele at music's biggest night

AsiaOne / News

LOS ANGELES, United States - The music world gathers Sunday for the Grammys with the top awards a choice between a new, edgier Beyonce and the time-tested heartache ballads of Adele. The televised bash from Los Angeles, which kicks off at…

Indonesians to vote in local polls with eye on presidency

AsiaOne

Tens of millions of Indonesians head to the polls on Wednesday in local elections across the Muslim-majority country, with bitter feuding over the powerful post of Jakarta governor stoking political and religious tensions. Incumbent Basuki…