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Research is under way to determine if harnessing the underground heat there is feasible.

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The Straits Times bureaus report on the impact of the surge in oil, natural gas and coal prices across the Asia-Pacific.
Derek Chollet says he had discussed with Singapore ways to limit the military's access to overseas financial assets.
The energy crisis roiling other parts of Asia has had little impact on most of South-east Asia so far, but there is nothing to celebrate.
A planned wedding in 2018 had to be scrapped in the face of a swirling controversy involving her fiance's family.

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