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  • 50 BBQs - 50 complaints and counting
    50 BBQs - 50 complaints and counting

    50 BBQs, a series of free barbeques organised by the Australian High Commission, has led to complaints about a controversial ticketing system …

  • IS re-enters Syria's Tal Abyad, takes district
    IS re-enters Syria's Tal Abyad, takes district

    Islamic State group fighters re-entered Syria's Tal Abyad on Tuesday, seizing a district from the Kurish forces who captured the border town two weeks ago, a monitor said. …

 
  • Myanmar KFC fans queue for hours for first taste of US fast food
    Myanmar KFC fans queue for hours for first taste of US fast food

    Fried chicken aficionados queued for hours at Myanmar's first KFC restaurant Tuesday, as the US fast food chain became the latest big foreign brand to open an outlet in the long-cloistered nation. KFC is the first major US restaurant chain to open in the country as reforms and the removal of most sanctions since the end of outright junta rule tempt investors to a market of millions of prospective consumers. My aunt in Singapore says it is also famous there," the 50-year-old told AFP, brushing off concerns that a taste for foreign fast food could lead to expanding waistlines.

  • Indian sentenced to 20 months for sex with minor

    Singapore, June 30 (IANS) An Indian national in Singapore was on Tuesday sentenced to 20 months' imprisonment for having sex with a minor, a media report said. Dere Sachin Pravin, 39, was convicted before the State Courts on three counts of sexual penetration of a minor under 16, with two other counts taken into consideration, Channel News Asia reported. The accused came to Singapore to work in 2011.

  • Kawaii! Brother launches special edition Hello Kitty electronic labeler
    Kawaii! Brother launches special edition Hello Kitty electronic labeler

    Are you a hobbyist or an enthusiast of artisanal handicraft who happens to be a fan of Hello Kitty as well? If so, get ready for this: Brother International Singapore has just added to its P-touch series a Hello Kitty-themed electronic labeler. Encased in a red and white chassis, with big red hot keys that make the labeler easy to use even for kids, the S$88 PT-D200KT comes with 97 frames built in, of which 22 are Hello Kitty ones.