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4:17 PMStrong demand sends COE prices mostly higher
SINGAPORE - Certificates of entitlement (COE) ended mostly higher at the latest tender on Thursday despite a higher supply of certificates available from next month.
11:53 AMBus carrying 33 Singapore tourists crashes into truck in Hokkaido, drivers killed
A BUS carrying 33 tourists from Singapore and a Japanese tour conductor was involved in a head-on collision with a truck in the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday morning.
2:27 PMNew Creation Church dismisses report that Joseph Prince is among top 10 richest pastors
SINGAPORE - An online report claiming that Joseph Prince, the founder and senior pastor of New Creation Church, has a net worth of US$5 million ($6.36 million), has been roundly dismissed by the church's council.
5:57 PMSingapore condemns Canada parliament shooting, attack shows need to be vigilant against terrorist threats
Singapore has condemned the shootings that took place at Canada's National War Memorial and Parliament Hill.
12:39 PMWax figures of Lee Kuan Yew and his late wife unveiled at Madame Tussauds Singapore
SINGAPORE - Wax figures of former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and his late wife Kwa Geok Choo have been unveiled at the Madame Tussauds Singapore wax museum, which had its grand opening on Thursday.
4:50 PMHong Kong protests: Climbers hang rally banner off Lion Rock cliff
HONG KONG (AFP) - A group of climbers unfurled a giant protest banner from a famous Hong Kong cliff on Thursday after the city's leader said that full democracy demanded by mass rallies would give the poor too much power.