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November 2, 2017 5:25 AM Korean actor Kim Joo-hyuk laid to rest

The funeral ceremony of actor Kim Joo-hyuk, who passed away in a car accident Monday, took place Thursday at the Asan Medical Center in southeastern Seoul. The private ceremony was held at 10 a.m. and was attended by Kim's surviving family, close friends and staff at the actor's longtime management agency Namoo Actors. A video clip featuring snippets 26

November 2, 2017 2:30 AM SIA's new A-380s to offer better seats and carry more economy, premium economy passengers

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has revealed - as it unveiled new seats and other in-flight products as part of a US$850 million (S$1.16 billion) investment - that its Airbus 380s will carry more economy and premium economy passengers than they do now. This, though, will not be at the expense of customer comfort and convenience, the airline said. The first 4

November 1, 2017 12:19 PM New York terror attack probe expands to Uzbekistan as investigators probe suspect's possible militant links

NEW YORK (WASHINGTON POST) - Investigators in Uzbekistan combed through records and intelligence reports on militant factions in the Central Asian nation on Wednesday (Nov 1), seeking to fill out the portrait of a 29-year-old immigrant who brought Halloween death and bloodshed to a Manhattan bike path. The Uzbek probe came as US officials also dug deeper 3

November 1, 2017 12:15 PM Trump to push for more balanced trade ties and free markets in trip to Asia

SINGAPORE — Mr Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Asia demonstrates his administration’s engagement of the region and his personal interest in helping it grow economically, said senior American officials, adding that the president will push for more equitable trade relations and for countries to adopt free-market principles. “The President’s travel is going 3

November 1, 2017 5:18 AM Dentistry professor studies medical benefits of nanodiamonds

UCLA researchers are using microscopic carbon molecules for medical procedures and experiments ranging from cancer drug delivery to root canals. These microscopic carbon molecules, known as nanodiamonds, are five nanometers in diameter and shaped like soccer balls with sharper edges, said Dean Ho, a professor in the School of Dentistry. Ho, who has researched 25

November 1, 2017 3:33 AM Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo wed in private ceremony

Life imitated art as actors Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, who starred as romantic leads in the hit drama series “Descendants of the Sun,” married in a private ceremony in Seoul on Tuesday. Drone camera photos taken by Chinese media outlets showed groom Song Joong-ki in a black tuxedo and bride Song Hye-kyo in a white dress with a squared neckline 11

October 31, 2017 10:20 PM Pregnant U.S. teenager moved to Iraq from Syria: officials

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that U.S. forces had moved a person who is under 18 years old to Iraq from Syria and two U.S. officials said she was a pregnant American teenager. "U.S. forces recently relocated a minor from Syria safely to Iraq," the Pentagon said in a statement. The U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said she was in the hands 4

October 31, 2017 11:00 AM SMRT flooding incident: Maintenance team signed off on work that was not done; staff suspended

SINGAPORE - Preliminary investigations by train operator SMRT have found that a maintenance team in charge of a pump system, which eventually failed and caused a massive 20-hour disruption, signed off on work that they had not done. The manager and staff responsible for the maintenance of the Bishan pump system have been suspended and are assisting in investigations 3

October 31, 2017 6:51 AM T4 opening significant as Changi charts new flight path

SINGAPORE - The opening of Changi Airport Terminal 4 is a big deal for the Singapore aviation story. For one thing, it's not every day that an airport opens a new terminal, hence the grand welcome and send-off - with lights, cameras, garlands, food and drinks - for those on the first flights in and out. The last time Changi did this was in January 2008, when T3 started 8

October 31, 2017 6:47 AM In This High-Tech Airport, Check In And Board Without Talking To Staff

Singapore's Changi Airport opened a new terminal packed with new technology, including a fully automated check-in system with facial scanning and computerised baggage drop points Singapore: Singapore's Changi Airport opened a cutting-edge terminal Tuesday with a fully automated check-in system including facial scanning and computerised baggage drop points 11