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ST Now, News As It Happens - Jan 28, 2019

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28/1/2019 3:43:00 PM

Malaysia-S'pore working group on maritime issues had constructive discussions today on positive recommendations which will be submitted to foreign ministers of both sides

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Triad Trails: Former secret society members lead tour on Chinatown’s seedy past

SINGAPORE — Pointing to a row of shophouses along Pagoda Street leading up to Chinatown MRT Station, a heavily-tattooed man tells the group behind him that the shops used to be opium dens in the 19th century.

Russia marks end of Leningrad siege with military parade in St PetersburgST PETERSBURG (AFP) - Tanks and air defence missile systems rolled through the heart of St Petersburg on Sunday (Jan 27) as the city formerly known as Leningrad marked the 75th anniversary of the end of a World War II siege that claimed more than 800,000 lives.. Read more at

Temasek's ST Telemedia takes majority stake in cloud computing firmTEMASEK-owned ST Telemedia (STT) has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based cloud computing firm, Cloud Comrade. Read more at The Business Times.

Life Picks Ep 19: DIY popiah and interactive art at the National Museum of Singapore - ST & BT Podcasts -

Doubke Feature: The brilliance of One Cut Of The Dead and the confusion over Oscar voting - ST & BT Podcasts -

Cavani on target as PSG tame RennesEdinson Cavani struck twice as Paris St Germain continued their march towards the Ligue 1 title with a 4-1 home thrashing of Stade Rennais on Sunday.

Football: Cardiff striker Sala presumed dead as rescuers suspend sea searchST PETER PORT, Guernsey: Hopes all but vanished of finding new Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala alive as British, French and Channel Islands ...

China's home-made slow-motion crisisLast week, China announced that its economic growth fell to 6.6 per cent, its lowest in 28 years. ST Associate Editor Vikram Khanna looks at what this means for Asia and the world.. Read more at

Freeing ailing JI leader Abu Bakar Bashir a flawed move?By not insisting Bashir sign a pledge of loyalty to the state, Indonesia is setting dangerous precedent, according to experts, says ST Indonesia Bureau Chief Francis Chan.. Read more at

TODAY's evening brief for Monday, Jan 28