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Sharp turn by officer led to ferry sinkingA junior officer was steering a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, investigators said on Friday, as rescuers battled strong tides and murky waters to search for hundreds of missing...
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  • HK: Fun and games

  • EXO is back

  • Last day in NZ

  • HK: Ocean awareness

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Podium position for sporting goods

Rising demand for sportswear across the region is being matched by interest in Asian-made goods elsewhere

Remembering S'pore’s tragic past

Memories of Japanese wartime atroctites are preserved through education and institutional efforts

Teen makeup no longer a taboo

Teen girls as young as 11 wearing some form of makeup is now commonplace in South Korea.

From coffee cup rings to chopsticks

Malaysian artist Hong Yi is known for her iconic portraits of, among others, Yao Ming, Zhang Yimou, Adele and Aung San Suu Kyi.

Leader quits over US$2,800 wine

The premier of Australia's New South Wales state, Barry O'Farrell, resigned when it appeared he had lied about accepting a US$2,800 bottle of wine as a gift...

Indian election just got sweeter

As poll campaign picks up pace in the scorching heat, sales of cold, sugary drinks will soar, potentially boosting demand for sugar...

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Listings in US in doubt despite solid Weibo debutThe shares of Weibo Corp gained strongly in their Nasdaq debut on Thursday, but the cloud over United States-listed Chinese stocks hasn't totally lifted, said analysts.
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  • Driven by design

    Shiro Nakamura was born at a time when imported cars were far from common on roads in Japan.

  • Smarter shopping

    CoFounder of online retailer Flipkart picked the right moment to capitalize on the recent boom in e-commerce across I...

  • Writing a new chapter

    Award-winning Singaporean designer turns his hand to publishing to improve prospects for local authors

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Filibustering tactics destructive in HK

Financial Secretary John Tsang presented his budget speech in F...

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HK needs a specialist financial university

The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth I was magnificent. One of the f...

High-speed railway perils and promise

Excitement is high over the proposed Malaysia-Singapore high- ...

Law's sanctity must be respected

The reprieve afforded by Songkran came and went much too fast....

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Let the (real) games begin: It's now NBA playoff time

Finally, the NBA playoffs are set. It took the entire season to...

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Sink your teeth into Mano's coffee"Rounded with a floral bouquet and citrus notes." "Alkaline with a spicy finish." "Sweet with a touch of caramel." "Chewy."
  • A food documentary with bite

    The long awaited second season of A Bite of China, a phenomenally popular documentary...

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  • Glamour plate

    The glitzy aura of Parnas can be a little much, Mike Peters discovers, but the kitchen's French fare offers some of the best bites in Nal...

  • Singapore hospitality in Chengdu

    Serviced apartments are gaining popularity in China, and more and more are establishing footholds in major cities all over the country. X...

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