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  • The man who finds treasure, and the secret of happiness, in the trash

    11/05/2017 10:46:49 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | October 28, 2017 | Derrick A Paulo and Ruth Smalley
    He forages in rubbish to put half-eaten food and still-usable items to good use. In the process, Daniel Tay has found a happier way to live - and is inspiring others to do likewise. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) SINGAPORE: He spots an open cake amid the used cans, old clothes and other rubbish. “There are three rules when it comes to eating food from a dump,” explains Mr Daniel Tay, 38, as he puts them into action. First, he examines the cake for mould, then sniffs it and finally licks it. This time, however, he does not take a nibble as he usually...
  • Check out Singapore Airlines' stunning new Airbus A380 luxury suites

    11/03/2017 10:15:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 2, 2017 | Benjamin Zhang
    Singapore Airlines has unveiled the new interior for its fleet of Airbus A380s. •Features include an all-new first class suite, business class seat, as well as new premium economy, and economy products. •The new interior for its 19 superjumbos will cost the airline $850 million. On Thursday, Singapore Airlines unveiled the all-new cabins that will be installed on its fleet of Airbus A380 Superjumbos. Singapore Airlines is the A380's launch customer and the aircraft's second largest operator. After a decade in the airline's inventory, the double-decker fleet is getting an all-new look. "The significant investment that we are making with...
  • True Shelter[Charismatic Caucus]

    11/01/2017 12:32:10 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    bible ^ | 11-01-17 | Holy Spirit
    Shelter is when your heart finds mine. So wont you come and abide deep within the covering of My armor against which there is no weapon and find "TRUE REFUGE " in the arms of Love . . . For as you call to me truly you shall find me and as you open your heart to me I will come in and it is then as one we share in the Kingdom I have promised you, for Zion is yours as is my undying love and as you enter into me you receive My everlasting promise of eternal forgiveness...
  • Trump says Boeing, Singapore aircraft deal means US jobs

    10/23/2017 4:55:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 6 replies
    AP ^ | October 23, 2017
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says Singapore’s purchase of nearly $14 billion worth of Boeing aircraft will create 70,000 jobs in the U.S. Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong signed paperwork at the White House on Monday as the country’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, and Trump looked on. Lee is at the White House for talks with Trump. The agreement includes 39 airplanes: 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s. Singapore Airlines also has options for 12 more planes. The order was previously reported to an unidentified customer.
  • Exercise Starlight, Singapore’s military programme with Taiwan, is ending soon, claims China’s ...

    09/24/2017 8:12:14 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    The Independent, Singapore ^ | September 25, 2017
    “Exercise Starlight” is coming to en end, according to the Global Times. Citing unnamed Hongkong media, it speculated that the 42-year-old tradition of Singapore soldiers training its soldiers in Taiwan would soon cease, following Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to Beijing. It said: “Though there hasn’t been any official announcement, such military exchanges should have been stopped long ago… “The ‘Starlight programme’ is an unsolved problem between China and Singapore. In 1975, then Taiwan leader Chiang Ching-kuo and then Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew signed the programme. Since then, Singapore has been sending troops almost every year...
  • Is McDonald’s New Sweet Corn Cone Good?

    09/11/2017 11:58:45 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    8Days ^ | 08 SEP 2017 | YIP JIEYING
    We put it to the lick test.McDonald’s Nasi Lemak Burger is back with a couple of new sidekicks, like some rather dull potato wedges - and this rather interesting Sweet Corn Cone ($1). It tastes like the fast food chain's well-loved vanilla soft serve ice cream perfumed with a subtle corn flavour. It’s reminiscent of the old-school slab version between wafer biscuits you get from the ice cream cart uncle, but softer, creamier and smoother. It would’ve been even yummier if it were studded with crunchy corn kernels. Still, it’s pretty refreshing in this current hot weather. Worth trying, we...
  • USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship in Pacific

    08/20/2017 5:04:57 PM PDT · by Dr.Deth · 128 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/20/2017 | Fox News
    USS John S. McCain has collided with a merchant vessel east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca. The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the Navy said in a tweet. Initial reports indicate the warship sustained damage to its port side aft. No immediate word on any casualties. Search and rescue efforts are under way in coordination with local authorities, the Navy said. The warship is named after John S. McCain, Sr., and John S. McCain, Jr., both Admirals in the U.S....
  • Secrets of ‘Office 39’: North Korean leader Kim gets Russian fuel via Singapore dealers...

    06/28/2017 9:09:38 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies
    SCMP ^ | 28 June, 2017
    Secrets of ‘Office 39’: North Korean leader Kim gets Russian fuel via Singapore dealers, says defector who fled China Defector: ‘It is a wrong perception that North Korea is completely dependent on China’ North Korea secures up to 300,000 tonnes of oil products from Russia each year through Singapore-based dealers, a defector who formerly managed funds for the leadership has told Kyodo News, posing a challenge for the United States as it seeks to isolate Pyongyang. “North Korea has procured Russia-produced fuel from Singapore brokers and others since the 1990s...It is mostly diesel oil and partly gasoline,” Ri Jong-ho, 59,...
  • Twin Brothers From India Jailed, Caned For Attacking Colleague In Singapore

    06/07/2017 9:12:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    NDTV ^ | June 7, 2017 | The Press Trust of India
    Singapore: Twin brothers from India have been jailed for five months and ordered to receive three strokes of the cane for attacking a compatriot at a dormitory in Singapore. Lakshmanan and Raman Pothiyappan, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of causing grievous hurt to their fellow countryman and colleague, Thevvan Velayutham, 41. The twins were each jailed for five months and ordered to receive three strokes of the cane, The Straits Times reported today. They committed the offence at a Shaw Road dormitory near Upper Paya Lebar Road on October 29 last year. Deputy Public Prosecutor Soh Weiqi said Thevvan,...
  • This Singapore Facility Is the World's Largest 'Vending Machine' for Supercars

    05/11/2017 9:34:45 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Asia One ^ | 5/11 | May Ong
    Think this is some fancy display case for your child's Hot Wheels? Think again. What looks like a toy car dispenser is actually the world's largest and most expensive "vending machine" for real, life-sized luxury cars. More incredibly, the state-of-the-art building is located in Singapore, at Jalan Bukit Merah, to be exact. Boasting a display of dream cars such as Bentleys, Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porsches and more, it is no wonder a video by luxury and lifestyle magazine Senatus has gone viral, garnering more than one million views on Facebook. on Facebook The Autobahn Motors (ABM) building was built just to...
  • iPad the launch pad for design of new Singapore naval vessel

    04/30/2017 7:59:45 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 10 replies
    The Straits Times ^ | 05.01.2017 | Charmaine Ng
    Lt-Col Tay Choong Hern (left), the commanding officer of the LMV Independence, and Lt-Col Chew Chun Chau, head of the LMV project office, with the soon-to-be-commissioned vessel at Changi Naval Base last Friday.ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM It was a eureka moment that came from one of the most unlikely places. During the early design stages of the Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) in September 2010, Lieutenant-Colonel Chew Chun Chau chanced upon a video of the late Steve Jobs introducing the iPad. If an iPad's functions could be customised with apps, he wondered why a ship could not also be modified...
  • Trump confers with Asia allies on North Korea nuclear threat

    04/30/2017 4:17:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Brainerd Dispatch ^ | April 30, 2017 | Reuters
    U.S. President Donald Trump is stepping up outreach to allies in Asia to discuss the North Korean nuclear threat and make sure all are "on the same page" if action was needed, a top White House official said on Sunday. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said Trump would speak to the leaders of Singapore and Thailand on Sunday, after North Korea test-launched another missile that Washington and Seoul said was unsuccessful but which drew widespread international condemnation. The telephone calls follow Trump's conversation on Saturday night with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. A week ago, Trump spoke with the...
  • Owner of Now-Defunct Cuddles Cat Cafe Jailed for Lying About Cats' Health

    04/18/2017 4:54:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 19 Apr 2017
    The owner of the now-defunct Cuddles Cat Cafe was on Tuesday (Apr 18) sentenced to two weeks' jail for giving false information about the health of the cats on his premises. Jonathan Tan Wei-De was also fined S$3,500 for failing to comply with licensing conditions, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a media release. Tan's cat cafe was thrust in the spotlight in October 2014 when the AVA was alerted to allegations of mismanagement of diseased cats there. He was also believed to have provided falsified cat health records when applying for a temporary licence with...
  • McFarland won't confirm rumored move to Singapore

    04/16/2017 1:22:03 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 11 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 4/16/17 | Olivia Beavers
    Deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland dodged on Sunday when asked whether President Trump plans to name her as the U.S. ambassador to Singapore, saying only that “there are changes coming.” McFarland’s status in the Trump administration has been in question following the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, who reportedly chose her for the job. Flynn resigned in February after misleading Vice President Pence and the public about his conversations with a Russian diplomat. “The president and I have had a number of conversations over the last two months, really, about what my role would continue to be...
  • McFarland reportedly offered Singapore ambassador post

    04/01/2017 2:34:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 1, 2017 | Mallory Shelbourne
    K.T. McFarland, who was tapped in November to serve as President Trump's deputy national security adviser, has been offered the job of U.S. ambassador to Singapore, CNN reported on Saturday. McFarland is also in the running for a position at the State Department, according to the report, which said it was unclear if Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had made her a concrete offer. McFarland was chosen to serve as the number two on the National Security Council when retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was set to be President Trump’s top adviser on national security. After Flynn resigned following reports...
  • Top Navy officials charged in 'staggering' bribery scheme involving classified information

    03/15/2017 9:03:55 AM PDT · by Baynative · 114 replies
    KNSS RADIO ^ | 3-14-17 | David Rind
    (WASHINGTON) -- Nine high-ranking U.S. Navy officers, including one former admiral, have been charged with trading classified information in exchange for travel, dinner and prostitution services from a foreign defense contractor -- the latest charges in the widening probe, according to the Justice Department. According to the Justice Department, the Navy officials allegedly took in expensive travel and entertainment expenses as well as prostitution services while steering contracts toward the company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), and blocking its competitors. They allegedly used fake names and foreign email address to keep their actions secret.
  • The River of Life flows from Grace not works[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/20/2017 2:28:16 PM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 2-17-17 | Jedediah
    My River flows for you my children and not by any works of your hands but it is by my Grace , if nothing else was done by you " Behold I AM complete in my sacrifice for all " ,therefore die to self and just allow Me to be your first fruit in and through all for I AM your very breath and spirit ! Now just abide in Me " The Vine" and allow Me to love on you where you are right now by just releasing your yoke of works to Me for I AM your Glory...
  • The Water, The Spirit and The Blood !

    02/17/2017 8:12:12 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    Holy Spirit,Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-17-17 | Bible , jedediah
    Your soreness is a sign of spirit loss , so come drinking my Spirit "For I AM refreshing", and renewal "IS" yours for the taking when you learn to just receive ! So Take on Me through receiving deep within My Blood as your water and My bread as your food for as you truly fast the Earth I shall "restore' all that has been lost and stolen from you for I and The Father work "As One" . "So just agree with Me and all shall be restored to you " as I ( (( Rise Up )) )...
  • What boycott? Shanghai fashion label Taoray Wang embraces Tiffany Trump at New York fashion week

    02/11/2017 6:12:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The South China Morning Post ^ | February 12, 2017 | Agence France-Presse
    To boycott or not to boycott First Lady Melania Trump because of her husband’s politics has been hotly debated in US fashion circles, but for one Chinese designer, at least one member of the first family is a major asset. Tiffany Trump, the youngest daughter of the US president, was guest of honour in the front row at Taoray Wang’s New York fashion week show on Saturday, accompanied by her mother, Trump’s ex-wife Marla Maples. The 23-year-old first daughter, who wore Taoray Wang at her father’s inauguration weekend, has been happily adopted by the Chinese label as it seeks to...
  • Singapore sentences Saudi diplomat to caning 'for molesting hotel intern'

    02/04/2017 2:51:54 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 42 replies
    A Saudi diplomat has been sentenced to a caning by a judge in Singapore for allegedly molesting a hotel intern. ...