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Article KL abandons Pedra Branca case
By: ROYSTON SIM,   Tabla  Tabla  (SINGAPORE)  01/06/2018
MALAYSIA has withdrawn its application to revise a 2008 judgment on Pedra Branca, relinquishing for good its right to challenge the ruling that awarded sovereignty of the island to Singapore.
It will also discontinue a separate application for the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to interpret   (420 words)
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Article China abandons growth target for first time
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FRONT PAGE TOP OF NEWS)  23/05/2020
For the first time, China has dispensed with a gross domestic product (GDP) target for the year, while vowing to boost its coronavirusbattered economy with significant government spending. Premier Li Keqiang, in presenting the government's work report yesterday on the first day of the country's annual   (147 words)
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Article Step up public education to stop child abandonment
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  10/01/2020
Although child abandonment is relatively rare in Singapore, public education on this issue is important, and it should be made known that people in such a predicament can seek help from social institutions. However difficult the situation may be, there are avenues where issues that could lead one to think of child abandonment can be resolved.   (195 words)
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Article Taxi driver faints, passenger abandons cab after collision
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  11/03/2019
Taxi operator ComfortDelGro has apologised after one of its drivers fainted while driving on the East Coast Parkway, colliding with the centre divider and causing his passenger to alight in the middle of the expressway.
Dashcam footage of the incident, taken around 1.10pm on Friday, shows   (246 words)
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Article KL abandons Pedra Branca case ahead of ICJ hearings
By: ROYSTON SIM DEPUTY POLITICAL EDITOR,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FRONT PAGE TOP OF NEWS)  31/05/2018
It gives up for good the right to dispute ruling that awarded island's sovereignty to S'pore

Malaysia has withdrawn its application to revise a 2008 judgment on Pedra Branca, relinquishing for good its right to challenge the ruling that awarded sovereignty of the island to Singapore.
It   (688 words)
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Article Retesting elderly drivers smacks of ageism
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  24/06/2019

To simply say that elderly drivers need to be retested can be construed as wanting to take away their right to drive, since many may be discouraged by the prospect of another rigorous test.   (329 words)
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Article Jaywalking elderly pedestrians remain a concern
By: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  22/02/2019
Accidents involving elderly pedestrians dropped by 6.2 per cent to 259 last year, from 276 the year before.
Elderly pedestrian fatalities also dipped marginally from 26 in 2017 to 25 last year.
Yet, the Traffic Police Commander, Senior Assistant Commissioner (SAC) Gerald Lim, said elderly pedestrians remain a concern.   (653 words)
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Article Elderly man rescued from fire in flat
By: SHERLYN SIM,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  22/06/2018

When the neighbours tried to persuade the elderly man to get out of his flat, Mr Teo said he dismissed their pleas, insisting that his unit was fine and that a newspaper had caught fire.   (329 words)
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Article Help elderly deal with pains of ageing
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  03/08/2018
It said that elderly suicides last year were "an alarming 123 per cent of that in 2011".
The number of elderly folk taking their own lives remains small, and this also needs to be seen in the context of a growing elderly population. But these numbers do not include attempted suicides.   (489 words)
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Article Elderly shoppers hurt after falling on escalator
By: CHEOW SUE-ANN,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  24/12/2019
Four people taken to hospital after incident at Northpoint City Three elderly shoppers fell while they were on an escalator in Northpoint City mall on Sunday. The incident prompted members of the public to manually switch off the escalator, a mall spokesman told The New Paper yesterday.   (391 words)
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