Friday February 12 2016
3 HR PSI 40
Singapore 33°C/25 °C
ST Index 2,538.280 -43.820

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SEOUL (AFP/REUTERS) - North Korea on Thursday (Feb 11) ordered all South Koreans to leave the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone immediately and announced it was seizing all materials left in the complex.

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Inspiration seems to strike Mr Cheong Yock Wing at 3am, when most people are asleep. It jolts the 77-year-old retiree awake in his three-room flat in North Bridge Road, and he goes to work on his electric bicycle, studded with light-emitting diodes (LEDs).