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Stories with place: Singapore
  • Malaysia reports first Asian death from MERS virus 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:04 am
  • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysian man who went on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has become the first death in Asia from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while the Philippines has isolated a health worker who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.

  • Samsung VP: Success from Shreveport upbringing 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:04 am
  • SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - Samsung Telecommunications America's new vice president says his upbringing in Shreveport paved the way for his success.

  • China's tomb day: With no body, how to mourn? 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:49 pm
  • ZIWEI VILLAGE, China - The Li family wonders how to spend Saturday's annual Tomb-Sweeping Day. The three Li brothers usually visit their mother's grave in their rugged village in northeast China, but absent this year is the youngest brother - a passenger aboard the missing Malaysian airliner.

  • Asia leaders look to bolster unity, coordination 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:08 pm
  • HONOLULU - Southeast Asian defense leaders pointed to Russia's recent annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as one example of why the Pacific nations must be more unified in the face of territorial disputes, U.S. officials said Thursday at the close of a three-day meeting.

  • Ng, Takeda appointed to head 2 key IOC commissions 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:03 pm
  • LONDON - IOC President Thomas Bach filled several key positions Tuesday - including in finance, marketing and anti-doping - as he put his own stamp on the Olympic body that continues to take shape since his election six months ago.

  • Pressel chases 59, settles for 65 in Founders Cup 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 10:41 pm
  • PHOENIX - Morgan Pressel's bid for history ended Thursday in a tangled desert bush. She settled for the second spot on the crowded leaderboard in the JTBC Founders Cup.

  • Jet mystery unfolds as Asian air travel booms 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 10:29 am
  • HONG KONG - The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth after decades of being beyond the reach of most people.

  • Jet mystery unfolds as Asian air travel booms 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 8:19 am
  • HONG KONG - The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth after decades of being beyond the reach of most people.

  • Manager of Asian firm pleads guilty in Navy case 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 10:47 pm
  • SAN DIEGO - A manager of a Singapore-based company accused of bilking the U.S. Navy out of millions of dollars pleaded guilty Tuesday in the case.

  • Search for lost jet tests China, US capabilities 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 5:13 am
  • TOKYO - Finding the missing Malaysian jetliner would be a coup for any of the more than two dozen countries out there looking. But for China and the United States, it's a lot more than that - it has been a chance for the two rival powers in the Pacific to show off what they can do in a real-life humanitarian mission across one of the world's most hotly contested regions.

  • Pilot suicide a taboo topic in past crash probes 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 3:21 pm
  • CANBERRA, Australia - As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider - however remote and improbable - is that one of them committed suicide - and mass murder in the process.