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3 North Cotabato pupils to compete in world math tourneys in Singapore, Taiwan

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Three elementary pupils from Midsayap, North Cotabato, have been chosen to represent the country in separate international Mathematics competitions in Singapore and Taiwan in August.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Literary judges quit as Singapore gay book row escalates

Gay rights supporters form a giant pink dot at "Speakers' Corner" in Singapore on June 28, 2014. A gay rights rally was set to kick off in Singapore June 28, with organisers expecting tens of thousands of people to celebrate sexual diversity in the city-state despite fierce opposition from religious conservatives. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN

A censorship row in Singapore escalated Wednesday when judges of a literary prize quit over the national library’s plans to destroy three children’s books deemed to be pro-homosexual.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Malaysian navy foils pirate attack in South China Sea

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Malaysia’s navy has fought off a pirate attack on a tanker off its east coast in the South China Sea, the International Maritime Bureau said Sunday.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Singapore reveals quirky consular requests

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Singapore on Thursday urged its globetrotting citizens to avoid misusing consular services abroad, revealing “odd requests” including one man who demanded help to get a refund for bad sex.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cabby gets four months for threatening to post photos of passengers in undies

Taxi driver Mohamed Rafee Abdul Rahman  was sentenced to four months in jail after  threatening to post revealing photos of a couple on YouTube after finding them on a phone left in the back of his taxi.   ST/ANN

A cabby threatened to post revealing photos of a couple on YouTube after finding them on a phone left in the back of his taxi.

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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