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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Singapore Straits Times

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Suspected homemade bombs exploded near check-in counters at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Sunday (June 12) afternoon, injuring four passengers, the airport authorities and media reports said.


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Vivian Balakrishnan on two-day visit to Kunming for Asean-China ministers' meeting
Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs will co-chair the meeting from June 13-14 with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Matters to be discussed include Asean-China relations and a code of conduct for various parties in the South China Sea. PHOTO: MFA
Florida nightclub shooting: Gunman inside the club is dead, say police
The Orlando Police Department updated in a tweet that the shooter - said to have been armed with an automatic weapon - inside the club was dead. Multiple injuries have been reported, with the police confirming the shooting as a "mass casualty situation". PHOTO: EPA
South Korea begins operation to lift sunken ferry Sewol
A salvage firm on Sunday (June 12) began a difficult and costly operation to raise the ferry which capsized off the south-western island of Jindo in April 2014, killing 304 people in a disaster that shocked and enraged the country. PHOTO: AFP
Pioneers to get letters on Medisave top-ups of between $200 and $800 from June 13
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JUST IN: Shooting at a Florida nightclub, people injured: police

A number of people were reported to have shot early on Sunday (June 12) at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, local media said.  
The violence erupted at the Pulse nightclub, which urged patrons in a post on its Facebook page to “get out” and “keep running”. 

UPDATE: Shanghai airport blast apparently caused by 'homemade explosive material'
BREAKING: Shanghai Pudong International Airport rocked by 'explosion', says Xinhua
An explosion rocked the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Sunday (June 12) afternoon, according to Xinhua.

Final tranche of funds for Punggol East will be transferred after audit, says WP's Pritam Singh
The audit of Punggol East constituency's accounts is underway and the final portion of sinking funds will be transferred to the Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC) once it is completed, Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) chairman Pritam Singh said on Sunday. 
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 A dispute over the "official" recipe for the region's famed traditional soap, "savon de Marseille", has producers in a froth. 
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