Cantor leaving US House leadership after shock defeat
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Cantor leaving US House leadership after shock defeat

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Mr Eric Cantor, the Republican star unexpectedly bounced from the US Congress by a political novice, said on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, he will step down as House majority leader. “While I intend to serve out my term as

Toll at 27 in Kerala, fishers still stuck in sea
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Toll at 27 in Kerala, fishers still stuck in sea

With 13 more deaths being reported on Sunday, the toll in Kerala in Cyclone Ockhi rose to 27 even as the fishing community continued their anxious wait for the return of many fishermen who had gone to Arabian Sea before the storm broke out. Weather

Ukraine
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Ukraine

KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine embarked on delicate diplomatic negotiations with Russia on Monday aimed at averting a debilitating gas cut and ending a bloody separatist insurgency by the end of the week. The meetings in Brussels and Kiev are the first

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Change the way you look: Five makeover tips

In the first Urban and Marina Square Spring Makeover Contest held over two months, eight finalists were chosen out of 100 for makeovers and a photoshoot. They took to the stage on April 25 and the winners were picked from more than 1,000 votes sent

“Increased activity” by Russian planes near California
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“Increased activity” by Russian planes near California

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The head of US air forces in the Pacific said on Monday that Russia’s intervention in Ukraine had been accompanied by a significant increase in Russian air activity in the Asia-Pacific region in a show of strength and to gather

Keppel Fels bags US$85 million vessel contract
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Keppel Fels bags US$85 million vessel contract

SINGAPORE – Keppel Fels, the rig design and building arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine (O&M), has won a US$85 million (approx S$114.7 million) contract from Crystal Heights Holdings to build a high specification liftboat. Scheduled for delivery

GSH-led consortium buys Equity Plaza for $550 million
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GSH-led consortium buys Equity Plaza for $550 million

SINGAPORE – A consortium led by mainboard-listed property developer GSH Corporation has bought Equity Plaza – a landmark quadrant-shaped office building in Raffles Place – for $550 million. GSH has a 51 per cent stake in the property, while