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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Singapore Straits Times

FRIDAY MAY 13 2016
3 HR PSI 54 
ST Index  2,745.390 -



Live Breaking News

Facebook releases guidelines on news display amid accusations of political bias
Facebook on Thursday (May 12) emphasised that it does not permit its employees to block news stories from its "Trending Topics" list based on political bias, amid a controversy over how the social media superpower selects what news it displays.  PHOTO: REUTERS
Lightning strikes 'won't hurt MRT commuters'
SMRT did not confirm if the train was hit and said only that lightning struck in a location between Yio Chu Kang and Khatib stations along the North-South Line. The affected train had to be pushed to a station by another, and no one was hurt. PHOTO: ST FILE
Football: Sundram tipped to be new Lions coach
Sundram was interviewed by the Football Association of Singapore last week. Both parties are expected to meet soon to finalise terms, including job scope and expectations. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
3,300 security supervisors face demotion
About 3,300 security supervisors face a "serious risk" of being demoted if they do not attend a compulsory course within the next three months, NTUC warned. ST FILE PHOTO
Fortified rice to boost workers' nutrition
The fortified rice provides half the daily nutritional needs - based on the World Health Organisation's recommendation - of an average construction worker. One serving has the same nutritional value as 10 servings of regular rice. ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG
Weather & traffic update
Thundery showers over many areas in the late morning and early afternoon.
Accident on Bukit Batok West Ave 3 (towards Bukit Batok Road) after Bukit Batok Rd. Heavy traffic on Dunearn Rd (towards City) and CTE (towards AYE) between AMK Ave 5 exit and Braddell Rd/Lor Chuan exit. Drive safe!
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