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The Straits Times on Thursday launched its latest e-book, ST100, which highlights the most significant news events and trends of 2013 and looks at what 2014 has in store.
Television actor Huang Wenyong died of lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes, at the age of 60.
It was a banner year for music fans as Singapore's annual gig calendar got busier with several new festivals.
At least five big- name overseas food chains, selling everything from fluffy doughnuts to elegant macarons to handmade dim sum, set up shop here.
The 2014 sporting calendar will start off with a mighty wallop, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's largest mixed martial arts promotion company, makes its Singapore debut at the Marina Bay Sands on Saturday.
Alex Ferguson retired after a trophy-filled managerial career spanning 39 years - 27 of them with Manchester United.
No medals were won on that day. Nor were any records set. But Sept 24 will go down as a momentous day in the history of Singapore sport.
The nadir for the sports world came early this year, when Lance Armstrong, one of sport's greatest champions, turned out to be one of its biggest frauds.
PROPERTY developers did not have the easiest year, what with the cooling measures imposed in January and the loan curbs in June, but some still managed to do well while others made their first foray abroad.
AUSTRALIA in 2013 offered a glimpse of what a warming world might look like in the future - and it did not bode well.

Goodbye 2013

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