Big Spell 2013: Can you spell 'commiserate'?

Almost 1400 students participated in the RHB - The Straits Times National Spelling Championships held at Raffles City Convention Centre on Saturday.

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Cik Zahara Abu Bakar, pemilik gerai Mi Rebus, Selera Kita di Blok 58 New Upper Changi Road ditabal sebagai Hawker Masters 2013 kerana kelazatan mi rebusnya. Hawker Masters dianjurkan akhbar The Straits Times dan Lianhe Zaobao. Content:Category=Food, Location:Region=Singapore, Content:Group=News,

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Would you pay ~5 to smash a ceramic object - in the name of art? Well, many parents brought their children to the Peranakan Museum to do just that during the school holidays in June. It is part of a contemporary art installation by Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei, which will run until Sep 22. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Singapore will do all it can, within the limits of international law, to safeguard the safety and security of its citizens in the ongoing haze crisis, said Foreign Minister K Shanmugam on Saturday, even if it means that our neighbours are upset. We acknowledge the use of data products or imagery from the Land Atmosphere Near-real time Capability for EOS (LANCE) system operated by the NASA/GSFC/Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) with funding provided by NASA/HQ. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Find out what measures the government will take if the haze situation worsens. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tells Singaporeans what to expect and announces medical subsidies for Singaporeans affected by the haze. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Thursday there will be a Haze Inter-Ministerial Committee, led by Minister Ng Eng Hen, to tackle the haze problem. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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The Government will provide monetary assistance to Singaporeans who need help with their medical expenses should they fall ill from the haze, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Thursday. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Do negative ionisers and air purifiers help to reduce PM2.5 particles? When staying indoors without an air conditioner, should you switch on the fan? Dr Ong Kian Chung, a respiratory medicine specialist at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre gives us the answers. content:type=News, content:group=News, keyword:detail=NEWS2, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Stage play Roots , written, directed by and starring Oliver Chong earned him the biggest award of the night - Production of the Year. While actress Jo Kukathas' solo performance in the Occupation saw her take the Best Actress Award at the 13th Life! Theatre Awards. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Get a glimpse of the beautiful views all runners can expect during the Straits Times Run in the Park. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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The Straits Times is hosting their Run in the Park event on August 25th, at one of Singapore's newest park connectors.Here's a sneak peek of what runners can expect. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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The PSI reached 155 on Monday evening, the highest it has ever been for 16 years. RazorTV hit the hazy streets to find out how Singaporeans are coping with the smog. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Find out what caused the N95 mask shortage and when you should use one in this clip. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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With PSI numbers hitting new highs, Singaporeans are reeling from the after-effects of the haze. Hawkers say business is slow while parents are taking extra precautions to protect their children from the smog. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Singapore's city skyline is a majestic landscape of lights but the haze in recent days has blurred its beauty and tourists are complaining of poor air quality and visibility. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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ST Correspondent Joyce Lim and ST Photographer Aziz Hussin bring you some videos from hotspots around Riau, Indonesia. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Find out how Singaporean parents discipline their children and what they think of the Swedish system which prohibits the spanking of children. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Monitoring the PSI may not be enough. Smaller particles can only be detected through the PM2.5 readings. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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29-year-old teacher, freelance personal trainer and fitness blogger Melissa Sarah Wee battled bulimia throughout her teenage years. But today, she is fit, toned, with a body that will put many to shame. content:type=News, content:group=News, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Building Communities – Setting the stage for Singapore2065&nbsp;<div><br></div><div>As we celebrate SG50, look ahead and imagine what Singapore’s future built environment will look like in 2065. Will Singapore be covered in a dome, sheltered from extreme weather? Will we live underground, or even underwater? How about holding a wedding in outer space?</div><div><br></div><div>Share your ideas with us at <a href="http://capitaland.com/BuildSG2065">http://capitaland.com/BuildSG2065</a>.</div> content:type=News, content:category=Home, location:region=Singapore, keyword:detail=#buildsg2065, keyword:detail=capitaland, content:group=Singapore Now,

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With their idea generated from The Straits Times Idea Jam held in October last year, a group of students have executed their community project plan that fosters the relationship between beneficiaries and their caregivers. Find out how they carried out their community work project in this clip. content:group=Singapore Now, keyword:detail=st, keyword:detail=idea jam, location:region=Singapore, content:category=General, content:type=News,

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Students studying in Singapore will be able to conduct real-life experiments at the Academy’s fully-equipped laboratory. content:type=News, content:category=Education, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Should students be allowed to hog seats at cafes and fast food joints for prolonged periods of time? SPH Razor speaks to students and other members of the public. content:type=News, content:category=General, content:category=Home, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Complaints over bad customer service received at two food & beverage outlets have emerged on social media networks in recent weeks. What do people expect from customer service? RazorTV hits the streets to find out. content:type=News, content:category=Home, content:category=General, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Since 2011, the SPCA has been active in keeping the cat population at bay on St John's Island. We follow them on their last trip to the island to trap, neuter and release cats in a bid to control the kitty population. content:type=News, content:category=General, content:category=Home, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now, keyword:detail=cats, keyword:detail=pets, keyword:detail=strays,

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The 6-storey Seletar Mall, targeted to open in mid-November 2014, conducted its topping up ceremony on Friday, 25 July, as part of SPH's 30th anniversary celebrations this year. rseas Asia Pte Ltd. Chairman of SPH, Dr Lee Boon Yang was Guest of Honour at the topping up ceremony. content:type=News, location:region=Singapore, keyword:detail=seletar mall, keyword:detail=SPH, content:group=Singapore Now, content:category=General,

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Media group Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) officially launched to advertisers on Thursday a new division that focuses exclusively on digital advertising. SPH Digital. which began operations in February, manages the media group's 25 websites. content:type=News, content:category=Technology, content:category=Home, location:region=Singapore, keyword:detail=advertising, keyword:detail=sph razor, keyword:detail=digital, content:group=Singapore Now,

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A giant lizard hanging above the front door of a HDB flat got STOMPers wondering if it was a new tactic that loan sharks are using to harass their debtors. A badminton court used to conduct art lessons for children and a man who had to be rescued by SCDF after falling from the fifth storey. We check out the stories that topped this week's citizen journalism website STOMP. content:category=Home, content:category=Education, content:group=Singapore Now, content:type=News,

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Odoriferous, munificence, and verisimilitude. What do these words have in common? They were part of the mind-boggling spell-off challenges of the third RHB-The Straits Times National Spelling Championship. And Nicole Lim, a Primary 5 pupil from Singapore Chinese Girls' School, beat 24 other contestants in the Grand Final showdown and emerged champion speller. Catch the calm and collected 10-year-old's winning performance, as well as highlights of the finals. content:type=News, content:category=Education, content:category=Home, keyword:detail=spelling, keyword:detail=rhb, keyword:detail=straits times, keyword:detail=the big spell, keyword:detail=nicole lim, content:group=Singapore Now,

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In this week's Kena Stomped, we catch up with a bully, a brat and a 'bomber' and see how these top stories shaped citizen journalism on Stomp. content:type=News, content:category=General, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now, keyword:detail=stomp, keyword:detail=kena stomped, keyword:detail=stomped,

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When his wife was diagnosed with kidney failure, Mr Vikneswaran Mayilvanam wanted to donate one of his kidneys to her. But to be an organ donor, he had to lose 30kg from his 107kg frame. content:type=News, content:category=Health, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Curious about who your new neighbours will be? A group of people slated to move in to the newly-completed Hougang Parkview BTO estate actually set up a Facebook page for themselves to connect and share renovation tips - long before moving in. content:type=News, content:category=General, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Too squeezy, too noisy, and young people who "sleep sleep sleep". These are some of the public transport bugbears of Singaporean commutors. content:type=News, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now, content:category=Transport, keyword:detail=transport, keyword:detail=singapore,

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Controversial punk feminist group Pussy Riot from Russia was in town to attend the inaugural Prudential Eye Awards, which aims to celebrate and recognise artistic talent from across greater Asia. Recently amnestied after serving almost two years in prison for an anti-Putin protest in Moscow, Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova share their plans for the future. content:type=News, content:category=General, location:region=Singapore, content:group=Singapore Now, keyword:detail=pussy riot,

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An unidentified woman driving a silver Chery V5 MPV held up shoppers at the Lot 1 shopping centre carpark on January 12 for an hour, when she refused to move her car because her complimentary ticket failed to work. According to citizen journalism website STOMP, Lot 1 security and management had politely asked her to reverse her car while they tried to resolve the issue, but the woman refused. An irate crowd soon surrounded her car, telling her to leave as the carpark barrier had been lifted. However, she still refused to budge, claiming that it was not her fault. The police was called in, and yet she still claimed "Not my fault, okay!". She finally drove off only after the police told her they would have to arrest her if she did not move. The incident reportedly lasted for more than an hour and ended around 10pm. location:region=Singapore, keyword:detail=Lot 1, keyword:detail=car, keyword:detail=carpark, keyword:detail=drama, content:group=Singapore Now, content:type=Lifestyle, keyword:detail=#OMG,

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Thanks to various sponsors, 15-year-old Teo Pei Shan, who has a toddler's body due to a rare illness, gets to enjoy her first Christmas staycation at Marriott Hotel for a week, together with her parents. She sings for us and shares what she did over the Christmas holidays. content:type=News, content:category=Health, content:category=Home, keyword:detail=the new paper, keyword:detail=tnp, content:group=Singapore Now, location:region=Singapore,

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Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Vice President II, Mdm Junaidah Tarjo shares with Berita Harian its strategy to attract more membership content:type=News, location:region=Singapore, keyword:detail=SMCCI, keyword:detail=BH, keyword:detail=berita harian, keyword:detail=Junaidah Tarjo, content:group=Singapore Now,

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Rusuhan di Little India yang berlaku pada 8 Disember 2013. Diterbitkan oleh Hisham Hasim. content:type=News, content:category=General, location:region=Singapore, keyword:detail=little india, keyword:detail=riot, keyword:detail=hisham hasim, keyword:detail=berita harian, content:group=Singapore Now,