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  • NUS student falls and dies after locking herself out of dorm room

    November 2, 2017 2:24 AM 154

    SINGAPORE: A National University of Singapore (NUS) student died on Saturday (Oct 28) after she was found unconscious near Block C of Sheares Hall, one of the school's six residential hostels. Channel NewsAsia understands that the student, a South Korean, climbed out of a top-floor window near her room after locking herself out. "She was immediately

  • Islamic preacher Haslin seeks meeting with Johor Islamic affairs committee following state ban

    November 2, 2017 2:18 AM 127

    PETALING JAYA (The Star/Asia News Network) - While declining to comment on the Johor Sultan's decree that bans him from preaching in the state of Johor, preacher Haslin Baharim says he wants to meet the state's Islamic Religious Affairs Committee chairman to "discuss the matter". Haslin, who is also known as Ustaz Bollywood, denies his sermons caused

  • At least two dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

    November 2, 2017 2:00 AM 164

    THORNTON, COLORADO (REUTERS) – At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday (Thursday Singapore time), police said. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. In a Twitter

  • Newlywed Song Joong Ki pays last respects to Kim Joo Hyuk

    November 2, 2017 1:21 AM 144

    SEOUL - The wedding of the year in South Korean entertainment coincided, unhappily, with a funeral this week. On Wednesday (Nov 1), newlywed actor Song Joong Ki made an unexpected, sombre appearance at the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul to pay his last respects to actor Kim Joo Hyuk, said South Korean reports. Song had tied the knot with actress Song Hye Kyo at The Shilla

  • Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss wowed by Champions League win over Napoli

    November 2, 2017 12:33 AM 160

    Manchester City's football in their 4-2 Champions League win over Napoli left boss Pep Guardiola saying "wow" as they reached the knockout stages. Sergio Aguero scored a club-record 178th goal for the unbeaten Premier League leaders. "I'm really happy we're in the last 16. It was a great victory," said Guardiola. "The level of football for a spectator

  • Navy collisions that killed 17 sailors were ‘avoidable’: Official inquiry reports

    November 2, 2017 12:21 AM 134

    WASHINGTON — Two collisions between United States Navy destroyers and commercial vessels in the Western Pacific earlier this year were “avoidable” and the result of a string of crew and basic navigational errors, the Navy's top officer said in reports made public on Wednesday (Nov 1). Seven sailors were killed in June when the destroyer Fitzgerald collided

  • New York truck attacker linked to Islamic State, 'radicalised domestically'

    November 2, 2017 12:21 AM 130

    NEW YORK — The pickup truck driver who plowed down a New York cycle path, killing eight people, in the city’s worst attack since September 11, was associated with the Islamic State (IS) group but “radicalised domestically”, the state’s governor said on Wednesday (Nov 1). The driver, identified as Uzbek national named Sayfullo Saipov, mowed down pedestrians

  • NUS student falls to death after locking herself out of residential hall room

    November 1, 2017 11:38 PM 141

    SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - A National University of Singapore (NUS) student fell to her death while trying to enter her residential hall room from a window after locking herself out. The New Paper understands the first-year undergraduate fell after climbing out of a nearby window to reach the window of her seventh-storey room. The tragedy happened on Saturday

  • Prince Charles and Camilla risk backlash by LOCKING LIPS in shock PDA

    November 1, 2017 11:17 PM 151

    The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall put on an intimate showing with a kiss during their tour of Singapore. Pictures captured the surprising moment which risked a backlash as royals usually refrain from such scenes in public. But that could be because the ginger Prince is far down in the pecking order for the throne. With Charles expected to be the next King, the public

  • Football: Spurs stun Madrid, join Man City in last 16

    November 1, 2017 11:05 PM 127

    PARIS: Brilliant Tottenham Hotspur took Real Madrid apart in a 3-1 win over the reigning champions on Wednesday (Nov 1) as they clinched their place in the Champions League last 16 along with Manchester City. Dele Alli starred with a brace for Tottenham with Christian Eriksen also scoring before Cristiano Ronaldo's late consolation. The result ensured