Details of Downtown Line stage 3 announced
Sat, Aug 21, 2010


Details of Downtown Line stage 3 announced

Universal Studios finally discovers problem in roller coaster: Cracks in welded component

(Washington) Israel, Palestinians to resume direct talks

(Sydney) Gillard may win narrowly, says latest poll
-Harry the croc picks Gillard, too

(Islamabad) UN calls for international community to expedite aid for Pakistan

Lee Boon Yang donates $100k for SOTA Student of the Year Awards

(KL) M'sia smashes international sports betting syndicate
-NCPG reminds punters to exercise self-restraint

Home prices along Downtown Line expected to jump 5% to 15% within 7 years
- MacPherson underground works won't disrupt Circle Line services

15 terrace houses to be acquired

SIA funds BirdLife International in forest conservation

Newsweek calls PM Lee "master at risk management"

First locally bred Eurasian eagle owl celebrates one-month birthday

CAD to probe The Profitable Group

Johnson & Johnson recalls 13 batches of 1 Day Acuvue TruEye contact lenses

SMU building wins Green Mark Platinum

Nanyang Poly students invent device to help the deaf hear alarm

Ex-civil servant sues LTA: She recounts suffering in closing submissions
- What her bosses say about her

First man jailed for sexual grooming under new law

British teen went on crime spree while on probation; begs to be spared from reformative training

Ex-actor behind bars for molest: Court increases jail term to 18 months

One more kindergarten closed due to HFMD

Experts suggest helping more locals join the construction line

(Shanghai corresp) President Nathan visits Shanghai after Beijing

Police sergeant jail 6 months for bribing colleagues

Thai Foreign Minister visits Singapore

Downpour causes MRT train to skid and miss station

Adequate competition is needed to curb medical expenses

Opinion: Lung Ying-tai's China dream

Opinion: Conserve energy starting from corridor lights in HDB blocks

Opinion: Miracle of Oracle

Commentary/Analysis: Nothing honourable about the Afghan war that is hard to win

Commentary/Analysis: Struggles between China, US, India in South Asia and the effects

Readers' letters:
- Don't let Singaporeans fail in the subject of filial piety
- Problem in Century Square carpark gantry
- MTI, SPRING: All parties should work together to ensure product safety
- MediaCorp: We must balance viewership and business responsibility

Special report: (Guangzhou corresp) Beijing mulls "straddling bus" to relieve jams

(Beijing stringer) More unlicensed kindergartens than licensed ones in Beijing

(Guangzhou) En bloc urban village sold: All residents become instant millionaires

(Beijing corresp) Politburo agrees to further foster transparency, openness

Chinese "wealth train"

(Beijing) Internet surfers hit 420 million in China

(Corresp in Urumqi) Xinjiang: Police unable to confirm terrorist attack

(Beijing) Shanghai to improve mechanism of yuan backflow

(Taipei) Guangdong on shopping spree in Taiwan for farm produce

(Taipei corresp) Column: The Singapore brand

(Beijing) Sinochem to purchase Potash Corp

(Beijing) China to gradually open up low-altitude airspace for development of private aviation

People feature: Fresh start for Charles Tong, Tomson Group

Column: Focus of YOG should be on competitions, not opening ceremony

Column: Disagreement about drawing a line between old and young workers: Don't "drag the elderly into the mire"

Column: Build a city with a good balance of hard and soft powers

Column: Don't sell your flat just for quick cash

(Tokyo corresp) Japan to introduce new stimulus package

(Washington) US Congressional Budget Office: More tough times ahead for economy

(Teheran) Iran test fires surface-to-surface missile

(Seoul corresp) Rumours about Kim Jong Il's health resurface

(Moscow) Russia leases nuclear sub to India

(Seoul) Pyongyang: Consensus with China on reviving six-party talks

(Washington) US recalls 380 million eggs suspected of salmonella contamination

(Washington) Moon shrunk 100m over 1 billion years

(Islamabad) Sluggish relief for Pak flood victims may create opening for extremists

Beached whales in NZ

(Putrajaya) Headmistress accused of racial slurs

(Ipoh) Malaysian police bust multi-million-ringgit drug ring

(Putrajaya) Court of appeal: Civil court can't determine religious status

(Bangkok) Russian arms dealer may be extradited to US

(Jakarta corresp) Indonesians slam govt for being "weak" in dispute with M'sia

(Hanoi) Six countries along Mekong River approve rail plans

(Bangkok) Sentence cut for Aussie red shirt; to be deported

(NY) Intel takes over McAfee for US$7.7 billion

(NY) August acquisitions augur M&A revival

Excess demand for industrial space

(KL) Genting Malaysia seeks shareholders' nod to take over British operations

(KL) Parkson to set up branches in China, Vietnam, Malaysia

UOB privilege banking in MBS

Second-quarter domestic wholesale trade index up

Wilmar said to be eyeing Brazil

Interview with Hu Liyang: The "godfather of Asian stock markets" who doesn't speculate in shares

Ascott Reit buys 28 properties from The Ascott

INVEST Fair: Asia's economic prosperity will trigger global recovery

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