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MOE announces 2018 school terms, holidays

SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Monday (Aug 14) announced next year's school terms for primary and secondary schools, as well as …

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Australia Day: Council shifts celebrations over sensitivities

<b>A council in Melbourne has voted to stop celebrating Australia Day because of Aboriginal cultural sensitivities.</b><p>The City of Yarra made a unanimous decision to drop all references to Australia Day and cease holding citizenship ceremonies on 26 January.<p>Australia Day is the anniversary of the arrival …

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Steve Bannon: Trump fuels speculation on top aide's future

<b>"We'll see" - with two words President Donald Trump has shovelled grist into Washington DC's rumour mill, which is filled with chatter that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is a marked man. The so-called Trump whisperer has proved himself one of the administration's great survivors - so</b> …

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Trump again blames Charlottesville violence on both sides

<b>US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured.</b><p>In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists.<p>But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at …

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The Korean dramas you won’t be able to stop watching

Korean culture fever has smacked the U.S. so hard that we’re getting gloriously deluged by its influence. K-pop is everywhere, Urban Outfitters and …

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Korean dramas: A beginner's guide

Why are more and more Americans falling under the sudsy spell of South Korean dramas? One theory: These shows tend to come in self-contained 16- to 20-episode seasons, making them easily digestible. Another: If you don’t speak Korean, watching one demands your full attention (subtitles!), meaning …

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20 Most popular Korean dramas and variety shows on DramaFever

Are you new to DramaFever and confused where to start? Fret not, for we got you covered! After thorough testing and analytics, we compiled a list of …

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Peter Thiel Has Been Hedging His Bet On Donald Trump

Peter Thiel has said publicly that Trump’s administration is “off to a terrific start.” Privately, he’s told friends that there is a 50% chance the current presidency “ends in disaster.”<p>View this post on Facebook

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Peter Thiel Sours on Donald Trump

A source close to the billionaire suggests the animus may be personal.<p><b>Peter Thiel’s</b> support for <b>Donald Trump</b> did not come cheap. While Thiel’s $1.25 million donation to the Trump campaign could have been a rounding error on the Silicon Valley billionaire’s bank statement, his political advocacy cost …

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Merck chief Ken Frazier resigns from Trump council

<b>The head of drugs giant Merck, Ken Frazier, has resigned from President Trump's American Manufacturing Council following Charlottesville.</b><p>A woman was killed on Saturday when a car rammed into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally.<p>Following the death, Mr Trump was criticised for not …

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Italy official defends killing rare bear after man mauled

<b>An Italian provincial governor has defended the killing of a rare female brown bear in the Alps, saying it was a threat to humans.</b><p>The 14-year-old bear, called Kj2, was shot dead by foresters on Saturday, after it seriously mauled an elderly man walking his dog last month.<p>Trentino governor Ugo Rossi …

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How to say no at work when you don't have kids

Despite a boom in flexible working, many singles say they’re still picking up the slack from colleagues with families. Career coaches are advising them to say no.<p>Janice Chaka had spent her lunch hour organising a surprise cooking class for a close friend who was visiting from out of town. After …

The Workplace

China teen killing sparks internet boot camp debate

<b>A murder case in China, in which a teenager reportedly tied up and killed her mother after being sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, has sparked shock across the country.</b><p>The teenager, from the northern province of Heilongjiang, had "tied the victim up in a chair until she died" on 16 …

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Teen's death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

<b>A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions.</b><p>The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre's director and staff members have been held by police, according to …

China

A murder shocks Iceland and dents women's sense of safety

<b>Iceland is united in grief. The body of a young woman, Birna Brjansdottir, was found washed up on a desolate, cold beach last weekend.</b><p>Birna, 20, had been reported missing over a week before.<p>Such murder cases are rare in a country with one of the world's lowest crime rates and a population of …

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Kim Wall: Danish submarine was 'deliberately sunk'

<b>Danish police believe that a submarine at the centre of an investigation into a missing Swedish journalist was deliberately sunk.</b><p>Kim Wall, 30, was last seen on Thursday evening on board the vessel with the owner, 46-year-old Peter Madsen.<p>The submarine later sank and Mr Madsen was rescued before …

War

Saudi Arabia's missing princes

<b>In the last two years, three Saudi princes living in Europe have disappeared. All were critical of the Saudi government - and there is evidence that all were abducted and flown back to Saudi Arabia… where nothing further has been heard from them.</b><p>Early in the morning on 12 June 2003, a Saudi prince …

Middle East

Stuntwoman dies on set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver

<b>A stuntwoman has died in a motorcycle accident while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver.</b><p>The stuntwoman, named by Canadian media as Joi SJ Harris, was killed on Monday morning, police said.<p>Witnesses described how the woman lost control of the bike, jumped a kerb and crashed into a …

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Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

<b>Pop star Taylor Swift has won a sexual assault case against ex-radio DJ David Mueller, who she said had groped her at a 2013 concert.</b><p>He assaulted her by grabbing her bottom beneath her skirt during a photo shoot, a jury in Denver, Colorado, found.<p>She was awarded a symbolic $1 (77p) in damages that …

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Disruption is over - and Facebook won

<b>On Friday, another one bit the dust. As Snap's shares plunged following disappointing results, it became clear that the myth that a feisty young challenger to Facebook could topple the social media giant from its perch was just that - a myth.</b><p>Of course, the company behind Snapchat is still a very …

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Elderly man on what he would say to the Toa Payoh couple who shoved him - if they were his children

August 14, 2017 5:00 AM<br>The couple who shouted at him are around his own children's ages. And if Mr Chow Chuin Yee, 45, and Ms Tay Puay Leng, 38, were …

Singapore

Heartland tours drawing tourists - and locals

August 14, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Interest-based tours are popular as visitors seek stories and places that make Singapore tick.

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Reliving golden age of Malay films

August 14, 2017 5:00 AM<br>As a teenager, Mr Jumahat Abu Bakar would peer through the gates of the Malay film studios in Jalan Ampas, hoping to catch a …

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'Impressive' Perseid meteor shower seen over UK

<b>The Perseid meteor shower has been seen over parts of the UK, giving stargazers the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars in the sky.</b><p>The shower was due to peak in the UK on Saturday night, in a display also visible in other parts of the world.<p>Stargazers took to social media to say they had …

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Scaramucci: White House plotters seeking Trump exit

<b>There are people in Washington DC working against President Donald Trump, the former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has said.</b><p>He said there were "elements" within the White House trying to eject Mr Trump, and he had "named some names".<p>Mr Scaramucci spoke to ABC News for the …

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Charlottesville: White House defends Trump response

<b>The White House has defended President Donald Trump's reaction to deadly violence over a white supremacist rally in Virginia, amid criticism he did not explicitly condemn far-right groups.</b><p>But a spokesman said his condemnation included white supremacists.<p>A woman was killed on Saturday when a car …

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French parents know how to teach their kids to love food without overeating

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to lose weight by dieting. The idea is that restricting the pleasures of tasty foods will lead to greater fitness and a finer physique. But if these rewards are so valuable, why is it so hard for us to stick to our resolution? Maybe the …

Parenting

Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

More<p>(Are you critical to your company's success?REUTERS/James Glover II)<br>In his 2015 book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic …

Elon Musk

The ‘camera whisperer’ who fixes what the professionals can’t, or won't

SINGAPORE: With an earth cable attached to his wrist, he pulls a rubber glove over one hand and picks up a screwdriver with the other. David Hilos, a …

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