Wednesday August 5 2015
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Singapore 32°C/26 °C
ST Index 3,191.390 +0.350

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has promoted his biggest batch of military and armed police officers to full general, in a bid to consolidate his power base and boost morale amid an anti-corruption crackdown in the military, say analysts.

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