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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Australian energy firms hammered by OPEC decision

    Australian energy firms were hit hard on Friday (Nov 28) by the OPEC cartel's decision against cutting production, with stocks tumbling across the board as oil prices hit four-year lows.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Singapore’s bank lending stable in October

    Loans and advances by banks in Singapore amounted to S$604.4 billion last month, compared with S$604.5 billion in September.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Taiwan’s opposition looks set to make comeback as elections loom

    Polls suggest the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has a good chance of beating the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) in the local elections on Saturday (Nov 29), and is leading in four out of six special municipalities.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Athletics: Portuguese Olympian named new Singapore team coach

    Luis Filipe Cunha, the former Head Coach of the Portuguese Athletic Association, was named as the Singapore Athletic Association's new Head Coach for Sprints and Hurdles on Friday.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    'Supercell storm' batters Australia's Brisbane

    The storm, which officials said was one of the worst seen in the country, rained hailstones the size of tennis balls and left a US$85 million damage bill as the army helped clear up on Friday (Nov 28).

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    SMRT vandalism case: Germans face two additional charges

    The Germans have been accused of entering Bishan Depot without authorisation on two other occasions. They were offered bail of S$100,000 and will return to court on Dec 17.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Battlestar Galactica roller coaster to reopen early 2015

    The Battlestar Galactica: Human vs Cylon roller coaster will reopen with new ride vehicles which are "more intimate", announced Resorts World Sentosa on Friday (Nov 28).

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Ferguson takes comfort in Thanksgiving

    For the first time this week, there were no signs of any major protests in the St Louis suburb, which reeled from the decision by a Missouri grand jury not to charge a white policeman who shot dead black teenager Michael Brown on Aug 9.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Singapore’s employment rate, median income up in 2014

    The labour force participation rate rose to a high of 67 per cent, while median income rose by 1.8 per cent. However, after accounting for inflation, real income growth slowed to 0.4 per cent.

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    28 Nov 2014 Fri

    Japan readies asteroid probe for lift off

    Japan will send space probe Hayabusa2 on Sunday (Nov 30) on a six-year mission to mine a distant asteroid, in the hopes of answering some fundamental questions about life and the universe.