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SINGAPORE DIVER STILL MISSING IN INDONESIAN WATERS

A Singaporean diver who went missing during a dive off the Komodo Island in Indonesia on Thursday morning has still not been found. It was still unclear what happened to her "buddy", or the details surrounding her disappearance. Divers typically dive in groups of two or three as a safety precaution.

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BEDOK DOUBLE MURDER MAID WILL NOT BE SENT BACK TO SG

This will represent a second high profile case in Singapore of two foreigners committing major crimes here and then running away to another country. The first was the Standard Chartered bank robbery, where a Canadian man is held in Thailand for the crime. In both cases, the suspects have been arrested, but chances of them facing sentencing in Singapore are slim. Does this represent failure for Singapore authorities?

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MAID SUSPECTED IN DOUBLE MURDER WAS HIRED FROM COUPLE’S SON MAID AGENCY

More and more details are emerging about the maid suspected of the double murder of the elderly couple at their Bedok Reservoir flat. Some news media have named the maid as Khasanah, and placed her age as 41 years old. Reports also indicated that she had brought tickets to either Batam or Tanjung Balai on Great Karimun on the very day the murders were committed. While authorities try to find her on one of these islands, with the Singapore police having believed to have contacted their Indonesian counterparts to assist in the investigations, the most damaging detail of this tragedy has emerged. It is reported that the maid was hired from Sun Employment Agency, which is owned by the dead couple's son, who also lives in the flat. Online records show that the couple's daughter also works at the agency, which has been around for about 12 years and moved to its current location at Bukit Timah Shopping Centre about two years ago. If this allegations are true, then it does seem that the son had facilitated in getting his parents the maid, which is not out of the ordinary. But this maid would go on to be a suspect in his parent's deaths is a tragic side story.

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