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  1. quake burial

    Quake-hit Indonesia buries dead in mass grave

    At Poboya - in the hills above the devastated seaside city of Palu - volunteers began to fill a vast grave with the dead, with instructions to ...
  2. Ng Eng Hen given honour cordon in US

    US commitment to Asia Pacific stability ‘bodes well’: Ng Eng Hen

    US Secretary of Defense James Mattis gave a “reassuring calm”, says Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, and adds he was very happy with the outcome of ...
  3. famine in somalia

    World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: United Nations

    More than 20 million people are facing starvation and famine in four countries - northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen - says UN ...
  4. ex corres

    Singapore, Philippines and US militaries organise multinational disaster relief exercise

    The multinational drill called Exercise Coordinated Response (EX COORES) aims to strengthen co-operation among militaries during aid and disaster ...
  5. Delfin Lorenzana with Ng Eng Hen

    Philippine Secretary of National Defense makes introductory visit to Singapore

    In a meeting with Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday, both minsters reaffirmed the two countries’ warm and friendly defence ...
  6. Indonesia Foreign Minister

    'Constructive engagement' needed to help resolve Rakhine crisis: Indonesia FM

    Speaking in an exclusive interview with Channel NewsAsia on Friday (Jan 20), Ms Retno said that naming and shaming the country over the ongoing ...
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    Philippines says won't protest China actions in Spratly Islands

    The Philippines would not protest China's moves to militarise its man-made islands in the South China Sea amid Manila's efforts to improve ties ...
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    Humanitarian aid still slow to reach those in need in Rakhine: UN official

    "Out of more than 150,000 people who were receiving food, cash and nutrition assistance prior to Oct 9 ... 130,000 have not been reached," said ...
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    Political concerns stopping N Korea flood aid: Red Cross

    Nearly 70,000 people are estimated to have lost their homes in disastrous flooding in North Hamgyong province in August and September that claimed ...