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Daily Archives: 2017-05-02

The oldest man in the world dies at the age of 146-years-old

SRAGEN, Indonesia – Sodimejo, said to be the oldest man in the world, died at the age of 146 years on Tuesday, 2 May. The news of Sodimejo's death, who is from Sragen, Solo, Indonesia, was delivered by the police deputy head of Sambungmacan Sector, First Inspector Zaeni. Sodimejo was also known as Mbah Gotho by locals. First Inspector Zaeni …

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Changi subsidiary awarded contract to operate new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has earlier announced on Sunday (30 April) that it awarded Changi Airports International (CAI)-led consortium a contract to operate the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for up to 20 years. However, the kingdom's aviation authority only said that the selection was made after a thorough evaluation of bids and did …

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Prince Harry to visit Singapore to attend annual fundraising event

Britain's Prince Harry will visit Singapore to play in the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup, an annual fundraising event which will be held in the country on 5 June. Sentebale is a charity that he had started together with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in 2006. The aim of the charity is to become the leading organisation in providing psychosocial support for …

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PUB and NParks: ‘Operation No Release’ to raise public awareness on the harmful impact of releasing animals into parks

The National Parks Board (NParks) and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has announced that they will be carrying out ‘Operation No Release’ on 6-7 May and 13-14 May. In a statement, the authorities said that the initiative aims to raise public awareness on the harmful impact of releasing animals into parks (including ponds), nature areas, reservoirs and waterways (click here …

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Motorcyclist dies after accident involving tipper truck along Upper Thomson Road

An accident involving a motorcycle and a tipper truck along Upper Thomson Road on Tuesday (2 May) morning has claimed the life of a 27-year-old motorcyclist. According to The Straits Times, the motorcyclist is believed to have lost control of his vehicle and fell. The tipper truck then ran over him. Singapore Civil Defence Force stated that an ambulance was dispatched …

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