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Daily Archives: 2017-06-05

Weaker-than-expected nonfarm payrolls sends dollar and oil lower

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The US nonfarm payroll figure in May came in far below the market’s expectations, sending the US dollar to its lowest level against its major counterparts for nearly six months. The US dollar index June contract dived to the 96.7 area, getting closer to its immediate support level of 96.5 (138% Fibonacci extension). Oil prices …

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HRH Prince Harry joins in an Iftar with young Singaporeans

Prince Harry received a traditional welcome at Jamiyah Singapore when he arrived for his second engagement as part of his Singapore visit. The ten hand drummers, a customary way to mark celebrations, were just the start of Prince Harry’s Singaporean-Malay culture experience. Jamiyah’s silat coach, former world champion Sheik Alauddin Yacoob Marican, walked the Prince round teams demonstrating various movements …

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TODAY’s interesting post to announce police investigation into MRT protest

Last Saturday, a group of activist held a protest on trains along the North South Line to stand in solidarity with the 22 individuals who were detained by the Singapore government 30 years ago under the Internal Security Act and urge the government to come clean on the matter. At 12:10 am of Monday (5 June), TODAY newspaper reports that "a police …

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