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Stunning sand sculptures on Florida beach

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 9:25
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean, Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Florida

Artists from the US, Singapore and Canada to take part in this annual sand art competition on the Atlantic Ocean beach.
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Singapore 'road master' kits test elderly reflexes

Monday, November 14th 2016, 13:29

Police hand out thousands of kits to improve elderly people's traffic sense.
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The Human Library where you can borrow someone's story

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 0:07

The Human Library, where visitors can "borrow" people to hear their stories, came to Singapore.
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Tennis player on cutting off her hair during a match

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 12:43

Svetlana Kuznetsova explains why she cut off a piece of her own ponytail during her WTA Finals match against Agnieszka Radwanska in Singapore.
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RIP, Coney Island cow

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 23:31

This is the story of the Coney Island Cow, Singapore's mysterious and elusive free-roaming beast which was gone too soon.
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Singapore landmark ruling in transgender child abuse case

Monday, October 10th 2016, 12:57

A Singaporean court delivers a guilty verdict in a long-running case involving the abuse of a child by a transgender man.
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Singapore Underwater World diver killed by stingray

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 5:02

A professional diver is killed by a stingray while removing fish from the closed Underwater World oceanarium in Singapore.
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Singapore jails teen blogger Amos Yee for anti-religion posts

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 10:56

Amos Yee, a 17-year-old blogger from Singapore, will spend six weeks in jail for online posts criticising Christianity and Islam.
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Singapore pair 'tried to buy iPhones at airport without flying'

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 3:31

Two Singaporeans are arrested after allegedly buying tickets for flights they did not intend to take so they could buy iPhones at the airport.
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Singapore Airlines drops Airbus A380 plane

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 15:03

Singapore Airlines decides not to keep the first A380 it leased, delivering a fresh setback for Airbus' super-jumbo plane.
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Singapore Paralympians immortalised as Lego figurines

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 11:22

Toy-maker Lego immortalises two of Singapore's Paralympic medallists as model figurines.
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Paralympians embrace in viral photo

Monday, September 12th 2016, 7:55

Singapore's Paralympian gold medallist shares an emotional photo of her celebrations with a team mate, saying "nobody knows our journey like us".
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Grades aren't everything

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 5:03

A film by Singapore's Ministry of Education counters the stereotype that schools emphasise grades above student welfare, but not everyone is convinced.
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Zika: Singapore urges tests for pregnant women with symptoms

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 4:49

Singapore advises all pregnant women showing Zika symptoms to be tested for the virus, as the number of locally transmitted cases increases.
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Zika virus: Singapore confirms 41 locally transmitted cases

Monday, August 29th 2016, 3:03

Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of the Zika virus in people who had not travelled to Zika-affected areas, meaning the virus has spread locally.
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Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore

Thursday, August 25th 2016, 4:33

As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore.
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Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong faints at rally

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 15:19

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong faints delivering a speech at a National Day rally, with his office saying it was due to "prolonged standing, heat and dehydration".
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Singapore's architecture from the air

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 12:49

Photojournalist Yeo Kai Wen talks through his aerial images of the architecture in Singapore, taken from above by drone.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps in 100m butterfly

Saturday, August 13th 2016, 1:43

Singapore's Joseph Schooling wins his nation's first ever gold medal with victory in the 100m butterfly as Michael Phelps finishes joint second.
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Moving manatees from Asia to Caribbean

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 8:31
related countries: Guadeloupe Guadeloupe

Two manatees from Singapore move 19,600km (122,000 miles) to a new home in Guadeloupe, in a bid to repopulate the Caribbean.
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Six Indonesians arrested for 'plan to fire rocket at Singapore', police say

Friday, August 5th 2016, 9:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian police arrest six people they say were planning to fire a rocket at Singapore from nearby Batam island.
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Ho Ching: Singapore PM's wife chooses $11 pouch for state visit

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 11:59

Singaporean PM's wife causes a stir after carrying an $11 purse designed by a 19-year-old autistic student to the White House.
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