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An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 54 people that went missing yesterday in Indonesia's mountainous Papua province could have been found by villagers.
Officials are trying to verify claims that the wreckage of the plane has been found, with full search and rescue efforts on land and in the air to start today.
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Videos in Teochew and Cantonese were launched yesterday to explain MediShield Life and the Pioneer Generation Package, following a Hokkien video released last month.
There are plans for videos in Malay and Tamil too.
How to intercept extremist Islamic State in Iraq and Syria fighters returning from Iraq and Syria? How to deal with them?
These are some of the challenges confronting South-east Asian countries, which are striving to curb the militant group's growing influence.
Some 70,000 police officers fanned out across Sri Lanka yesterday to guard polling booths and counting centres, as former strongman Mahinda Rajapakse sought to return to power as prime minister in parliamentary polls. He lost in January's presidential election.
In Japanese, "tatemae" is what is said for the public gallery. With no apology for the women enslaved by the Japanese military during World War II, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent speech was all "tatemae", says contributing writer Jean-Pierre Lehmann.
Complaints against e-commerce site StreetDeal have doubled since January last year, compared with the numbers for 2012 and 2013, said the Consumers Association of Singapore. Most of the cases involved grouses about hidden membership charges.
Construction and manufacturing workers have been clocking out earlier on average in the past year - the number of paid overtime hours a week for them has fallen.
It could be due to better productivity and slowing demand, say experts.
Singapore-listed companies had a mixed showing in the April to June quarter amid challenging business conditions, with a number posting earnings less than what analysts had estimated. Those in the oil and gas sector as well as property players are struggling.
World No. 1 Serena Williams suffered only her second loss of the year when she was beaten 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday by unseeded 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the semi-final of the WTA Rogers Cup. Bencic is the youngest player to beat Williams since the American lost to Maria Sharapova, then 17, in 2004.
After the National Football Academy U-16s defeated their U-15 counterparts 3-2 in yesterday's Lion City Cup third-place play-off, Richard Tardy, the Republic's new head coach of national youth teams, said the performances were "not good enough". He listed three key weaknesses - technique, speed and mentality.
Disney has unveiled plans for two huge Star Wars theme parks in Florida and California. Planned attractions include an epic adventure that puts visitors in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance.