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  1. 81. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Singapore raises taxes on rich to fund rising social spending

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - Singapore on Monday announced income tax rises for the top five percent of the population to fund rising social spending targeted at the poor and elderly in the rapidly ageing city-state.

  2. 82. news | 23 Feb 2015

    France deploys aircraft carrier in Gulf for IS fight

    By AFP

    » MANAMA - France deployed an aircraft carrier in the Gulf on Monday as part of the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, a defence ministry official said.

  3. 83. opinion | 23 Feb 2015

    PM's Japan visit heralds 'hedging' strategy

    Newspaper section: News

    » News that Thailand is becoming a Chinese client state is greatly exaggerated. True, Bangkok has moved ever closer to Beijing following the military coup in May 2014. But recent foreign policy manoeuvres suggest even Thai...

  4. 84. news | 23 Feb 2015

    CIB takes on bad guys in contracting

    By Wassayos Ngamkham, Newspaper section: News

    » The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) is cracking down on influential figures involved in corruption in state projects under local administrative bodies.

  5. 85. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Fighting for Islam's moderate voice

    Newspaper section: Life

    » The world is aghast at the acts of terrorism committed by Islamic State (ISIS). Videos and images showing their hideous, violent crimes have been watched and shared widely in the past months. Hatred and sadness are felt ...

  6. 86. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Turkey evacuates troops guarding tomb inside Syria: PM

    By AFP

    » ANKARA - A group of Turkish soldiers entered Syria in a successful operation to repatriate troops guarding a Turkish enclave surrounded by Islamic State (IS) militants, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Sunday.

  7. 87. news | 22 Feb 2015

    China protests after India PM visits frontier region

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction and staunch opposition" after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a frontier area controlled by New Delhi but claimed by Beijing, state media reported.

  8. 88. news | 22 Feb 2015

    1,500 homes damaged by Cyclone Marcia in Australia

    By AFP

    » MACKAY (AUSTRALIA) - Australian officials on Sunday said all efforts were being made to help those affected by tropical Cyclone Marcia which smashed through Queensland state leaving 1,500 homes damaged and thousands with...

  9. 89. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Kerry, Zarif to meet for nuclear talks as deadline looms

    By AFP

    » GENEVA - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Geneva Sunday for renewed talks with his Iranian counterpart on Tehran's nuclear programme, after warning "significant gaps" remain as a key deadline approaches.

  10. 90. news | 22 Feb 2015

    Nursing home worker kills 3 with brick

    By AP

    » BEIJING — A nursing home worker in central China accused of killing three elderly residents with a brick and injuring 15 other people had argued with his boss over unpaid wages, according to a local government and state ...

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