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By Adam Lee On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Tips to prepare for retirement in Asia

An increasing number of retirees are choosing Southeast Asia as their destination of choice. The likes of Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand are emerging as popular spots for those that want their retirement period More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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New ‘Strange Magic’ featurette highlights ‘Creatures and Cast’

Fans can get a look at the new film Strange Magic, learn about the fantastical creatures and the voice cast. “Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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‘Strange Magic’ set for 2015, not a ‘Frozen’ sequel

“Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., will be released by Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015.  “Strange Magic” is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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Joe Biden apologizes for ‘Shylock’ gaffe, then upsets Asians with ‘Orient’ remark

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that it was a “poor choice of words” for him to use the term “Shylocks” in a recent speech. The Anti-Defamation League’s national director, Abraham Foxman, had More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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SDCC 2014: ‘Agent 47’ trailer details, Zachary Quinto’s John Smith

The first trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 was debuted at Comic-Con with Homeland star Rupert Friend as the titular character from the popular video game franchise. Friend was absent from the event which showcased More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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Singapore reports sharp rise in dengue fever, issues advisory

A sharp rise in dengue fever cases during the past week in Singapore has prompted health officials to issue an advisory earlier this week. The National Environmental Agency (NEA) reported nearly 900 cases of the More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Malaysia dengue count continues to climb

The number of dengue fever cases in Malaysia jumped another 4,000 from the June 7 total of 38,000 to hit 42,000 on June 21, according to an AFP report Tuesday. In the same two-week period, seven more fatalities More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Save your near and dear ones with the Best Online Health Insurance

All of us will definitely agree to the famous quote – “Health is Wealth”. In the present times, due to pollution and wrong lifestyle, most of us have to deal with health issues in some form or other! In such More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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Singapore blog taken down after complaints of racist post about Filipinos

In a follow-up to a story Tuesday, the Singaporean blog that contained a posting about all kinds of mean and rude things you can do to Filipinos in the country has been taken down. “Blood Stained Singapore”, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Las Vegas tops list of Fourth of July getaways, Orlando at #6

Travelocity’s Independence Day holiday booking data reveals optimistic news for travelers looking to save during the July 4th weekend. While airfare and domestic hotel rates are both on the rise, international More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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‘Blood Stained Singapore’ anti-Filipino post draws reaction from Embassy

An extremely obnoxious, and some would call racist, blog post in Singapore has caught the attention of the Philippines Embassy in the city-state. Image/CIA The blog is called “Blood Stained Singapore” More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Philippines dengue fever cases down 50 percent in 2014

Dengue fever is one of the eight pervasive infectious diseases in the Philippines with an annual average of 118,080 reported cases between 2008 to 2012, according to Prof. Donald Shepard of the Brandeis University. Shepard More...

By Robert On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Taiwan reports first ‘locally acquired’ dengue case of the summer, first indigenous cholera case

The Taiwan Center for Disease Control (CDC) is advising the public about removing mosquito breeding sites after health officials reported the first autochthonous case of dengue fever this summer. Image/CIA The patient More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Singapore: Temperature screening in passengers from MERS affected countries to begin this weekend

In response to the World Health Organization (WHO) statement from the Emergency Committee  Tuesday, the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) announced the commencement of temperature screening at air checkpoints More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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‘Agent 47’ climax set in Singapore, Zachary Quinto shows off ‘topless body’

Singapore will take center stage as 20th Century Fox’s Agent 47 will feature the city in the climax of the film. Star Zachary Quinto riled fans with his topless photo, showing off the results of his recent More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Singapore reports two dozen measles cases in travelers to the Philippines

The Singapore Ministry of Health issued an measles advisory Friday noting that 23 of the 72 measles cases reported this year were in people who traveled to the Philippines. The Philippines are experiencing a serious More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Chinese man charged with biting police officer while drunk, his name is Bai Ting

Chinese man Bai Ting has been arrested after allegedly biting a police officer in Singapore. Under the guise of ironic and strange, the man’s name is Bai Ting and his tale of drunken assault has gone viral More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Taxpayers pay $163 billion in interest to Apple, Cisco, Google, Microsoft in offshore accounts

United States taxpayers make large interest payments to the top four technology firms for the $163 billion in US government debt the companies own and shelter in tax-free offshore accounts. photo by photoSteve101 More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Boat reports ‘suspicious objects,’ thought to be debris from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

A Singaporean vessel participating in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has informed Vietnamese authorities that it has found some “suspicious objects” that may be from the missing aircraft, More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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Search continues for missing Malaysian airliner, three Americans onboard

The search continues for a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing that vanished somewhere over the South China Sea, according to the latest from the airline. Public domain image/Adrian More...


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