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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Amos Yee
















Singapore teen blogger Amos Yee, who was jailed twice in his homeland for posting political and religious criticism online, has been granted asylum in the United States.













Douglas Carswell









UKIP's Douglas Carswell is quitting the party to become an independent MP and says he is doing so "amicably".











Trump and Tax Reform


















US President Donald Trump says he will turn to tax reform, following his failure to get his healthcare bill through Congress on Friday.












Saturday, March 25, 2017

Jessica Brown Findlay



















Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay has spoken about her struggles with body image, revealing that she's had an eating disorder since her teenage years.











Cheaper Fuel At Supermarkets













Motorists will see an acceleration in fuel price cuts over the weekend as supermarkets take up to 2p off a litre of petrol and diesel.











Staci Martin















A "final" picture of PC Keith Palmer taken shortly before he was killed in the Westminster attack has emerged.
The photo was taken by US tourist Staci Martin as she posed with the officer 45 minutes before he was stabbed by Khalid Masood outside Parliament.











Friday, March 24, 2017

Ravindra Gaikwad















An Indian MP beat an airline employee repeatedly with a slipper after being unable to get a business class seat on an Air India flight.
Ravindra Gaikwad later told Indian reporters he had "hit him 25 times with my sandal" for "arrogance".













Paul Grebenc














A pilot has been jailed after he admitted boarding a flight he was due to help fly while more than double the drink-fly alcohol limit.
First Officer Paul Grebenc, 35, was taken off a United Airlines plane at Glasgow Airport on 27 August 2016.












Neil Gorsuch














The leading Democrat in the US Senate says he will lead an attempt to block President Donald Trump's nomination for the Supreme Court.
Chuck Schumer said Judge Neil Gorsuch favoured the "powerful over the weak" and failed to answer "question after question" in his confirmation hearing.











Thursday, March 23, 2017

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn













Theresa May has launched an attack on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for sending his son to a grammar school.













Trumpcare















US House Republicans have revealed their plan to replace President Barack Obama's healthcare law.












Devin Nunes













Post-election communications of Donald Trump's team were swept up in an "incidental collection" by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says.
House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said he was "concerned" whether this may have amounted to spying on the team.













Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Lotte Group
















Four members of the powerful family behind the $81bn (£66bn) Lotte Group business empire have gone on trial in Seoul this week.
Monday's session was a rare reunion of Lotte's 94-year-old founder Shin Kyuk-ho and his three oldest children.
His two sons fought a public battle over control of the company, while his daughter is currently in prison.












Inflation Rate in UK
















Rising fuel and food prices helped to push last month's inflation rate to the highest since September 2013.













US, UK and Laptops Ban














The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey.












Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Unown Maps

















Are there any for Pokemon Go?










Brexit Next Week












Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday that the UK is leaving.











Proof of Diners' Residency












Four women in Southern California were asked to prove they were legal residents by a waiter in a restaurant.













Monday, March 20, 2017

How To Get Sugar Track On Candy Crush










Do you know?












What Happened To Sugar Track On Candy Crush









Do you know?










Lost Sugar Track On Candy Crush










How to get it back?










Sunday, March 19, 2017

US, China and North Korea










China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged the US to remain "cool-headed" over North Korean tensions.
The situation was at a "crossroads", but must not be allowed to develop into a conflict, he said after hosting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.













Sturgeon and Holyrood















The SNP's Nicola Sturgeon has told her party conference that the will of Holyrood "must and will prevail" over a new independence referendum.













G20 and Protectionism












Finance ministers from world's biggest economies have dropped an anti-protectionist commitment after opposition from the US.
G20 ministers left the two-day meeting without renewing their long-standing pledge to bolster free trade.













Saturday, March 18, 2017

Prince William, UK and France












The UK's relationship with France will continue despite the vote to leave the EU, Prince William has said.













Trump, Obama and Merkel











President Donald Trump has stood by claims he was wiretapped under Barack Obama, telling visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "At least we have something in common, perhaps."











Mummy Tong and Boss Ming









Do you miss them on dayre?












Friday, March 17, 2017

Toyota in Burnaston
















Toyota is to invest £240m in upgrading its UK factory that makes the Auris and Avensis models.
The Japanese carmaker's investment in the Burnaston plant near Derby will allow production of vehicles using its new global manufacturing system.











Trump Tower










There are "no indications" that Trump Tower was under surveillance by the US government before or after the election, a Senate committee has said.














Prince William and Sophie Taylor














Prince William is facing further embarrassment after more clips emerged of him dancing in a nightclub in Verbier where he was seen putting his hands on the waist of a mystery blonde and gyrating with another glamorous clubgoer.












Thursday, March 16, 2017

Private Photos of Emma Watson




















Emma Watson is taking legal action after dozens of private images of her appeared online.











Scotland Leaving EU















The prime minister has claimed that Scotland will be leaving the European Union regardless of whether or not it votes for independence.













US Federal Reserve














The US Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25% for only the third time in a decade.
The central bank voted to raise its key rate target to a range of 0.75% to 1%.
The Fed had been expected to raise rates after a robust February jobs report, solid pay gains, rising inflation and a dip in the unemployment rate to 4.7%.













Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Bake A Cake Catering














A wedding company boss who conned brides-to-be out of thousands of pounds has been jailed for three years.
Bake A Cake Catering, in Halesowen, ceased trading in August 2015, failing to deliver wedding services that people had paid for.











Craig Mackinlay















A Conservative MP has been interviewed under caution over his election expenses, the BBC understands.
Craig Mackinlay, the MP for South Thanet, is being investigated over alleged overspending in the 2015 general election campaign.













Turkey-Netherlands Row

















Turkey's war of words with the Netherlands has worsened after the Turkish president accused the Dutch of carrying out a massacre of Muslim men at Srebrenica, Bosnia, in 1995.












Tuesday, March 14, 2017

China and South Korea's Missile















The deployment in South Korea of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile defence system has been slammed by Beijing. 












Revision App










Students using an exam revision app say they have been charged repeatedly, even when they no longer need it or have not been able to use it.
Revision App claims to offer effective online revision through its website or phone app.













Nicola Sturgeon and Independence












Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.













Monday, March 13, 2017

Ousted Park Geun-hye



















Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has now left the presidential palace, two days after judges upheld parliament's decision to impeach her.













David Davis and Brexit














David Davis has urged MPs to back the Brexit bill and insisted the UK would be prepared, if it has to leave the EU with no deal in place.












Netherlands and Turkey















Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the Netherlands it will "pay the price" for harming ties after two of his ministers were barred.
The two ministers were blocked from addressing Turkish expatriates in Rotterdam on Saturday, with one of them escorted to the German border.
The Dutch government said such rallies would stoke tensions days before the Netherlands' general election.












Sunday, March 12, 2017

Comic Con in Liverpool















Thousands of fantasy fans have descended on Liverpool for the city's Comic Con dressed as their favourite characters.












Preet Bharara















A New York federal prosecutor who refused to resign when he and 45 other prosecutors were asked to by the Trump administration says he has been sacked.










Recep Tayyip Erdogan

















Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Dutch as "Nazi remnants and fascists", as a diplomatic row grows over a cancelled rally.










Saturday, March 11, 2017

Jack Monroe and Katie Hopkins

















Food blogger Jack Monroe has won £24,000 damages, plus legal costs, in a libel action against columnist Katie Hopkins after a row over two tweets.










Washing Machine with Curry Button















A washing machine has been launched for the Indian market, with a special mode to tackle curry stains.
Panasonic said the introduction of a 'curry' button followed complaints from customers struggling to fully get the food off their clothes.
It says development took two years, testing combinations of water temperature and water flow.













Poland and EU















Polish PM Beata Szydlo has accused the French president of trying to blackmail her country, in a row over Thursday's re-election of EU leader Donald Tusk.











Friday, March 10, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon













Nicola Sturgeon has hardly made a secret of her belief that Scotland's different attitude to the EU possibly justifies a second independence referendum.












Tesco and Underpaid















Tesco is reimbursing 140,000 current and former staff who were left underpaid due to a payroll error.











Donald Tusk















EU leaders have re-elected Donald Tusk as president of the European Council despite a bid to oust him by his home country, Poland.
The leaders voted 27 to one to give him another two-and-a-half-year term, EU officials said.












Thursday, March 9, 2017

Osborne and Blackrock












Former Chancellor George Osborne is to be paid £650,000 a year for advising the US fund manager Blackrock.













Higher Taxes in UK













Chancellor Philip Hammond has increased National Insurance bills for self-employed people in his first Budget - leading to accusations he has broken a manifesto pledge not to raise taxes.












Statue of Liberty













The Statue of Liberty was plunged into darkness for a few hours after an unexpected power cut late on Tuesday.












Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Second Brexit Defeat



















The government has suffered a second Brexit defeat in the House of Lords as peers backed, by 366 votes to 268, calls for a "meaningful" parliamentary vote on the final terms of withdrawal.
Backing the move, former deputy PM Lord Heseltine said Parliament must be the "custodian of national sovereignty".











Bon and Pon













Move over Kim Kardashian, there is a new social media star in town - or two, to be precise.
Their names rhyme, their clothes match - Japanese couple Bon and Pon are putting a smile on the social media world with their perfectly co-ordinated chic outfits and silver hair.













Malaysians in North Korea
















North Korea and Malaysia have banned each other's citizens from leaving their countries, in a growing row over the killing of Kim Jong-nam.












Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Dress Codes For Women













An inquiry into work dress codes has exposed "widespread discrimination" against women, MPs have said.
The investigation was prompted by a petition, being debated by MPs, that called for a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work.












TalkTalk















TalkTalk customers are being targeted by an industrial-scale fraud network in India, according to whistleblowers who say they were among hundreds of staff hired to scam customers of the British telecoms giant.











Trump and New Travel Ban













President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order placing a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations.
Iraq - which was covered in the previous seven-nation order - has been removed from the new one after agreeing additional visa vetting measures.
The directive, which includes a 120-day ban on all refugees, takes effect on 16 March.













Monday, March 6, 2017

James Clapper and Trump















The director of national intelligence at the time of the US election has denied there was any wire-tapping of Donald Trump or his campaign.
James Clapper also told NBC that he knew of no court order to allow monitoring of Trump Tower in New York.












Taka Jewellery Moving Out Sale














Tampines MRT Station













Giordano Moving Out Sale














Level 2
Century Square
Tampines











Sunday, March 5, 2017

Sinn Fein














Sinn Féin has hailed the assembly election as a "watershed" moment after the party came within one seat of drawing level with the DUP.













Kevin Lewis and Trump








President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor ordered his phones to be tapped is "simply false", Barack Obama's spokesman has said.
Kevin Lewis said that "neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any US citizen".














Tokutokuya Ang Mo Kio









Level 2
Above McDonald's
Outside AMK Hub










Saturday, March 4, 2017

Chan Hoi Wan











Former entertainment journalist Chan Hoi Wan has come a long way. Not only has she become a celebrity in her own right, but she is now officially the richest woman in Hong Kong, worth some HK$50 billion (S$9 billion). 












Mike Nesbitt













Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt is to resign - the first major casualty of the Northern Ireland Assembly election.












Francois Fillon
















French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has suffered another blow as his campaign manager quit late on Friday.
Patrick Stefanini said his resignation will take effect on Sunday night.












Friday, March 3, 2017

Ri Jong Chol















The North Korean man being held by Malaysia in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam is to be released and deported on Friday.
Malaysia's Attorney General Mohamed Apandi Ali said Ri Jong Chol was "a free man" as there was "insufficient evidence to charge him".













Laura Beal

















A police officer has published a damning resignation letter on social media criticising police for "putting their employees last".
Laura Beal has served with the Devon and Cornwall force for 13 years as a police constable and even featured in a force advertising campaign.











Jeff Sessions











Top Republicans are urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to remove himself from an FBI probe into alleged Russian interference in the US election.
He is under fire after it emerged he met Russia's envoy during the election - despite claiming he had had "no communications with the Russians".













Thursday, March 2, 2017

Drivers and Texting in UK






















Drivers caught using a phone within two years of passing their test will have their licence revoked under new rules in England, Scotland and Wales.











Travis Kalanick














Uber boss Travis Kalanick has apologised after a video emerged of him swearing at one of the company's drivers.














Toast Box Tampines Mall








#01-32
Tampines Mall
Facing MRT Station

Tel: 64434644














Wednesday, March 1, 2017

BHS Pension Scheme












Sir Philip Green has agreed a £363m cash settlement with the Pensions Regulator to plug the gap in the BHS pension scheme.












Monsta X












Who are they?












Trump Blames Obama


















US President Donald Trump has said he believes Barack Obama is behind a wave of protests against Republican lawmakers, and national security leaks.












Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Wen Hong and Rebecca Theophilia Chiang
















Have you read about them?











Rebecca Theophilia Chiang
















Does she blog?











Slough and Immigration
















Walk down Slough's High Street, and you can see how the town has made its money: this place is built on immigration.
Since the 1920s, people have come here from across the UK and around the world to look for work.












Jobs in Tesco


















Tesco plans to replace 1,700 deputy managers in its chain of Express convenience stores.
Their work will be taken by an extra 3,300 lower paid "shift leaders", increasing staff numbers by 1,600.












Trump and Defense


















US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by 10% in his proposed budget plan for 2018.












Monday, February 27, 2017

Xiaxue and Kpop














Have you read about it?












Xiaxue and Lexi Lyla














Have you read about it?











Heseltine


















Senior Tory Lord Heseltine has said he will rebel against the government when peers debate the bill giving Theresa May the authority to trigger Brexit.












Nokia















Nokia's 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut.
Many consider the original handset iconic because of its popularity and sturdiness. More than 126 million were produced before it was phased out in 2005.












Items Needed For Mummies and Babies









Before delivery:
Baby Cot/playpen
Mattress
Bedsheets for cot
Dimple pillow (if needed)
Clothings (from NB to 3/6mths)
Hats (few pcs)
Diaper cream
Face and body towels
Swaddle blanket
Thermometer
Baby rocker/bouncer (can be after)
Baby Nail clipper
Socks
Mittens
Bibs 
Bath tub & net
Carrier/sling
Stroller (can be after delivery)
Car seat 
Baby monitor (if needed)
Milk bottles
Changing diaper station (if needed)
Changing mat
Bottle warmer
diapers
shampoo & soap
Lotion/oil
Wet wipes
Cotton buds
Baby detergent
Baby dish soap
Sterilizer (if needed)
Bottle brush
1 tin of formula (if needed)

For Mummies: 
Nursing outfits/pyjamas
Nursing pillow (if needed)
Confinement bath herbs 
Breast pump
Breastmilk storage
Breast pads
Dry shampoo
Diaper bag
Nursing bra
Nursing cover
Disposable underwear
Pads for confinement

Need to do before delivery: 
Arranged for massage lady
Booked maternity suite 
Arrange confinement lady
Purchase confinement tingkat (if needed)

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Queen and Squatters





















Squatters branded a "security risk" to the Queen have been evicted from a mansion close to Buckingham Palace.











Chris Grayling




















The transport secretary has said drivers considering buying diesel cars should take a "long, hard think".
Chris Grayling made the remarks to the Daily Mail, which said the government was considering a scrappage scheme for older diesel cars.











Barclays












Barclays has apologised after customers reported problems using cash machines, debit cards and phone banking.














Saturday, February 25, 2017

Royal Mail

















The prices of first and second class stamps are to rise by 1p from 27 March, Royal Mail has announced.
It will take the price of a first class stamp to 65p, and second class to 56p.
Royal Mail said the price rises were necessary to maintain the universal service - the principle that it delivers letters across the whole of the UK for the same price.











Theresa May in Copeland















Theresa May has said the Conservatives' "astounding" victory in the Copeland by-election shows her government "is working for everyone".














Trump and Wall












US President Donald Trump has vowed to start building a wall on the Mexican border "soon, way ahead of schedule", in a speech at a conservative event.














Friday, February 24, 2017

Edward Snowden



















Sri Lankan asylum seekers living in Hong Kong fear they are being illegally pursued by police after sheltering the US whistleblower Edward Snowden in the city.












Net Migration to UK


















Net migration to the UK has dropped to 273,000 in the year to September, down 49,000 from the previous year.











Luis Videgaray















Mexico's foreign minister has expressed "irritation" to President Donald Trump's envoys about recent US policies towards their southern neighbour.
Luis Videgaray said he had told visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Mexico was worried about respect for immigrants' rights.












Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mary Sandell

















A head teacher has resigned in protest over the school funding crisis, telling parents she had not gone into teaching to cut the number of teachers or increase class sizes.
Mary Sandell, head of the Forest School in Winnersh, Berkshire, has written to parents about "bleak" funding problems.











Cressida Dick


















Cressida Dick is the new Metropolitan Police commissioner, becoming the first woman to take charge of London's police force in its 188-year history.












Wearing Headscarf in Turkey

















A ban on female army officers in Turkey wearing the Muslim headscarf has been lifted by the government.