South Korea president urges Japan to apologize to former wartime sex slaves - @STForeignDesk: South Korea pres...

South Korea president urges Japan to apologize to former wartime sex slaves - @STForeignDesk: South Korea pres...

straitstimes.com 01 Mar '15, 4am

SEOUL (AFP) - South Korean President Park Geun Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo. Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women, mainly from Korea but also from China, Indonesia and other Asian nations, were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese troops during the World War II. The issue - a key sticking point in ties between the two neighbours - further strained relations in recent months amid an increasingly aggressive campaign in Japan to claim these "comfort women" were common prostitutes. Park has urged Japanese leaders to offer a...

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youtube.com 28 Feb '15, 3pm

The guys answer questions in the fan zone at #1DOrlando. One Direction's FIRST single from the new album FOUR is out now http://smarturl.it/1...

Singapore Founding Father Lee's Condition Improves Slightly

abcnews.go.com 28 Feb '15, 1pm

The condition of Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly as he remains on life support in intensive care...

Indonesia retrieves last of crashed AirAsia jet fuselage

channelnewsasia.com 28 Feb '15, 8am

JAKARTA: Indonesia has retrieved the final major part of the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed into the Java Sea in December, killing a...

Solo Polo Chicken – Possibly Bangkok’s Best Fried Chicken, Along Wireless Road

danielfooddiary.com 01 Mar '15, 2am
Solo Polo Chicken – Possibly Bangkok’s Best Fried Chicken, Along Wireless Road

[Bangkok, Thailand] If you walk around the street food stalls of Bangkok, you may notice golden crisp oily deep fried chicken EVERYWHERE. We ...

Eat & Drink

Boufe – New Boutique Cafe at Phoenix Park Singapore

Boufe – New Boutique Cafe at Phoenix Park Singapore

ladyironchef.com 28 Feb '15, 11pm

One of the newest and most happening cafes in town now is Boufe at Phoenix Park , and if you are scratching your head over what it means and ...

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7 Interesting Things To See In Beverly Hills California via @AspirantSG

7 Interesting Things To See In Beverly Hills California via @AspirantSG

aspirantsg.com 28 Feb '15, 4pm

One of the most famous locations in the United States, Beverly Hills is home to popular tourist spots Rodeo Drive, Sunset Boulevard, Melrose ...

Arts & Culture

New Jersey youth symphony artistic director travels to Singapore

mycentraljersey.com 28 Feb '15, 3pm
New Jersey youth symphony artistic director travels to Singapore

General Manager/Editor Paul Grzella previews the stories we're working on for Sunday's editions of the Courier News, Home News Tribune and on...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Try to Keep Your Balance in the Friday Open Thread

hackerspace.lifehacker.com 27 Feb '15, 2pm
Try to Keep Your Balance in the Friday Open Thread

This week on Hackerspace, Professor Emeritus huh989 described how he found the phone he lost while skiing by using Google +'s location sharin...

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forbes.com 28 Feb '15, 9pm

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-ed...

Singapore at 50: From swamp to skyscrapers: How a nation was built on a tropi...

bbc.co.uk 28 Feb '15, 1am

"We had a huge task when we first started in 1960. At that time our population size was 1.6 m...

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