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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Taiwanese pilots injured as chopper crashes into building

    Two Taiwanese pilots were injured on Friday when their Apache attack helicopter crash landed on a building in northern Taiwan during a routine training mission, the military said.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Golf: Teen whizz Guan eyes Asian Games, long haul

    Chinese 15-year-old amateur Guan Tianlang who became the youngest player to make the cut in the 2013 Augusta Masters is plotting his road to success as carefully as he plans his drives and putts.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    China MH370 families protest at Malaysia embassy

    Dozens of relatives of passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 held an overnight protest outside the Malaysian embassy in Beijing demanding information from officials, two participants said on Friday.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Second accused in Kaki Bukit dorm fight gets 1 week’s jail

    The second man implicated in last month's Kaki Bukit dormitory fight has been sentenced to one week's jail for grabbing the shirt of another worker during a confrontation.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    'Hobbit' trilogy finale gets name change

    The final installment to the Hobbit trilogy was to have been released this year under the title, "The Hobbit: There and Back Again," but has been re-named by New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson with a "title that feels completely appropriate" to the film.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Death toll rises to eight in east India poll attack

    The death toll from an ambush by Maoist rebels rose to eight in an insurgency-hit region of eastern India, police said Friday after the latest deadly attack targeting ongoing elections.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    S’pore March manufacturing up 12.1%

    Singapore's manufacturing output grew a stronger-than-expected 12.1 per cent in March from a year ago, helped by a surge in the production of oil rigs, pharmaceuticals and petrochemicals.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Director of alleged shell companies to claim trial

    The director of three alleged shell companies involved in money laundering is contesting accusations that he neglected his duties.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry as storms loom

    Dive teams raced Friday to pull more than 100 bodies from a sunken South Korean ferry as storm clouds loomed and the victims' families angrily pressed officials to wrap up the recovery effort.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Barbie Hsu gives birth to baby girl

    Taiwan actress Barbie Hsu gave birth to a baby girl via Caesarean section on Thursday at a hospital in Taipei.