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PRC TOURIST AIRS UNDERWEAR IN THAI AIRPORT

Photos of a tourist, reported to be from China, drying her wet underwear on the seats at Chiang Mai International Airport's departure lounge triggered widespread criticism on social media. The photos, believed to have been taken about two weeks ago, showed a woman using her phone as her pink bra and black panties laid next to her.

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LEGENDARY LAWYER SUBHAS ANANDAN DIED, AGED 67

Criminal lawyer Subhas Anandan, 67, died in Singapore General Hospital on Wednesday morning. The prominent lawyer, a senior partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and president of the Association of Criminal Lawyers in Singapore, had earned a reputation for defending notorious criminals, many a time pro bono. He defended Anthony Ler, who hired a teenager to kill his wife in 2001; Took Leng How, a vegetable packer who befriended eight-year-old girl Huang Na, then killed her in 2004; and Leong Siew Chor, who chopped up a woman he killed in the Kallang body parts case.

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2015 WILL BE A BAD YEAR FOR SINGAPOREANS?

SINGAPORE shares suffered another mauling yesterday as deepening unease over a potential crisis in the euro zone sparked a global selldown in stocks. Crude oil prices also tumbled to their lowest levels since 2009, while the euro weakened further to a nine-year low against the greenback.

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COMMERICIAL ORGANISATION IS COMMITTED TO RUN CHINESE TEMPLE

THE company that is planning to build a columbarium in Fernvale Link has affirmed its commitment to running a Chinese temple at the site to serve the community, the authorities said yesterday. In a statement yesterday, the Housing Board and Urban Redevelopment Authority said that the company must adhere strictly to the tender conditions and preserve the intent of the site as a Chinese temple.

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MAN LIED ABOUT ADDRESS TO GET DAUGHTER INTO PRIMARY SCHOOL

His identity card showed the address but the man, who cannot be named to protect his daughter's identity, actually lived in Balestier Road, which fell outside that radius. The property at the address he provided belonged to his uncle's sister and had been rented out. His acts came to light when the Education Ministry visited the place.

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PINOY NURSE WHO PUT SINGAPOREAN PATIENTS AT RISK STILL NOT SACKED BY TTSH!

A screenshot of the offending post went viral on various social media platforms over the weekend but the nurse, who went by the Facebook name Edz Ello, has claimed that his account was hacked. In the post, the writer had called Singaporeans losers, and said that he was praying for disasters to "strike Singapore". Several netizens, however, have cast doubt on the nurse's claim that the disparaging posts were made by a hacker. They cited screenshots of similarly insulting comments made from his account some two weeks ago.

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