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SIZABLE MAJORITY OF THOSE AT FREE AUSSIE BBQ WERE GRASSROOTS MEMBERS

The People’s Association was engaged as the local community partner for the event. But only a select few community clubs had publicised the ticketing requirement prior to the event. A sizeable majority of the ticket-holders were decked in grassroots attire, though we understood that it was not an exclusive event. Many visitors were left disappointed and confused.

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AUSTRALIAN GAMBLER SUES RWS FOR MANHANDLING HIM AFTER HE GOT DRUNK

In an ugly incident in April 2012, Adesh Goel got into a drunken altercation with another patron after a big night at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) casino. Security personnel reacted promptly to separate the 2 patrons, opting to secure Adesh in a small room to the side of the high rollers' floor - where the casino's biggest players duke it out in high stakes games. As a precaution, they surrounded him with security guards.

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ANG MOH MOLESTED WOMAN AND KICKED 2 POLICE OFFICERS IN THE FACE

An Australian man has been sentenced to two months and three weeks in jail - after molesting a female passenger on a British Airways flight, which was later forced to turn back to Changi Airport. In a statement posted to Facebook on Wednesday, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) revealed Kobacker Marlon Shae also kicked two police officers in the face when he was detained.

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MALAYSIAN COP CHARGED WITH ATLANTUYAA MURDER FLED TO AUSTRALIA

Pacing the green rubber floor of Sydney's Villawood Immigration Detention Centre is a man who carries a secret so explosive that it holds both sides of Malaysian politics and its media in its thrall. The former bodyguard to two Malaysian Prime Ministers, ex-police commando Sirul Azhar Umar is a baby-faced killer, convicted of a political murder so gruesome it made a nation shudder.

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AUSTRALIA INTRODUCE COE SYSTEM TO CONTROL FLOW OF FOREIGN IMMIGRANTS

Migrants wanting to come to Australia could be chosen based on how much they can pay rather than what skills they offer under a proposal the Productivity Commission is considering. The first option includes setting a price, with the size of the intake dictated by demand. The second involves setting a cap on the intake and allowing demand to determine the price of entry.

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TRS EDITOR APPLIES TO LEAVE SG AFTER FATHER FALLS GRAVELY ILL IN AUSTRALIA

One of the two editors being alternative media outlet The Real Singapore (TRS) is applying to leave Singapore to visit his gravely ill father in Australia. His lawyer Mr Choo Zheng Xi applied for Yang to leave Singapore and the application was heard by District Judge Eddy Tham. According to Choo, the doctor's prognosis on his client's father on Sunday afternoon was that he could die within 48 to 72 hours. The 55-year-old suffered a stroke on May Day and has been gravely ill ever since.

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CUTE KOALA BEARS TAKE FIRST-CLASS FLIGHT TO SINGAPORE

Four koalas heading overseas to a new life in Singapore have been given a taste of the finer things courtesy of Australia's national airline. The cuddly marsupials are being gifted to Singapore Zoo to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country's independence.

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SINGAPORE RECEIVES 4 KOALAS FROM AUSTRALIA

Singapore will receive four koalas from Australia as part of celebrations for SG50 and the 50th anniversary of Singapore-Australia diplomatic relations. The official announcement was made in Brisbane today. The koalas will live in a purpose-built exhibit at Singapore Zoo temporarily for six months.

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