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    Bangladesh should be happy with participation: Bansal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on August 18, 2019

    Bangladesh Women’s hockey team’s part-time advisory coach Ajay Kumar Bansal advised his charges to not focus on the results rather find satisfaction in their maiden...

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    Eight charged in Myanmar for funding ‘rebels’

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    Eight people accused of helping fund ethnic Rakhine rebels, including several deported from Singapore, were formally charged under counter-terrorism laws in a Myanmar court...

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    BHF hires Bansal for Under-21 girl’s team

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Friday confirmed that they have roped in veteran Indian coach Ajay Kumar Bansal as advisor for the Bangladesh Under-21 women’s team...

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    Singapore ready to stimulate ailing economy: PM

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2019

    Singapore’s government stands ready to stimulate the economy, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday, after some of the worst economic data in years...

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    Drug smuggling rises in Singapore against toughest law

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 02:58pm on August 01, 2019

    Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world’s toughest drugs laws, has risen recently...

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    Abuse of fake news law feared in Singapore election

    Reuters | Updated at 02:06pm on July 26, 2019

    The leader of a new Singapore opposition party said on Friday he was concerned that an anti-fake news law, which rights groups fear could stifle...

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    Ailing BNP leader Rafiqul flown to Singapore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on July 19, 2019

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party standing committee member Rafiqul Islam Mia was flown to Singapore on Thursday for better treatment. The BNP leader was admitted to United...

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    Singapore decade-low growth triggers recession warning

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Singapore’s economy grew at its slowest annual pace in a decade in the second quarter, preliminary data showed on Friday, raising bets that a technical...

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    PNG not to renew Australia refugee contract

    Agence-France-Presse. Papua New Guinea | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Papua New Guinea will not renew a contract with an Australian company providing security at Pacific refugee camps, a senior minister said in another setback...

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    India gold discounts at 5-month high

    Reuters . Mumbai/Bengaluru | Updated at 12:15am on June 15, 2019

    Physical gold discounts in India widened to their biggest in five months this week as an upsurge in local prices dampened purchases, while China and...