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William Hung wants good-guy only roles

...would like to preserve a good image and not play the bad guy or do anything that's obscene," Hung was quoted by The Straits Times newspaper as telling a news conference. Hung stars in the Cantonese-language film, opening Thursday in Singapore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/ent_439229.shtml
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Strait-laced Singapore all set for "Sex and the City"

...station that will air the series from Friday night, took out the hard-to-miss advertisements in the conservative Straits Times newspaper and several other dailies to announce the show's imminent arrival. The raunchy tale of four New York women...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/16/tel_422376.shtml
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'American Idol' host says judge Cowell is pompous, arrogant

...added that Cowell was a good friend and the "most honest" of the show's three judges, in an interview with the Straits Times newspaper in Singapore, where a local version of the program is planned. "I think that he's pompous. I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/tel_419269.shtml
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People in the News

...Asia and promise to return once security for their fans can be assured," concert promoter Michael Hosking told the Straits Times newspaper. The newspaper said the American rap-rock band cited U.S. State Department warnings of "increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/04/ent_388189.shtml
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...into wild sex and partying. Local censors originally had objected to scenes in the 1975 sci-fi horror film, the Straits Times newspaper said Tuesday. The film, which stars Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry and Barry Bostwick, will be screened at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/ent_397317.shtml
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Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

...Nikkei index was up 2.4 percent at midday, but closed just 0.51 percent higher at 13,536.56. Singapore's Straits Times Index closed up 3.6 percent at 1,1517.88, and the Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong was up 4.5 percent to 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/08/bus_249539.shtml
Business
Asian stock markets gain momentum

...on Sept. 30, its lowest point in 12 years. The Nikkei closed Friday at 15,069.39. Singapore's benchmark Straits Times Index, which dropped to a low of 800.27 on Sept. 4, has since risen 74 percent to close at 1,394.76. Analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/28/bus_245913.shtml
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Dow rises in yet another volatile session

...28. Hong Kong's blue-chip Hang Seng Index fell 3.5 percent, while shares in Singapore fell, sending the Straits Times Index down 1.3 percent. The recent decline by the U.S. dollar also sent shudders through foreign markets, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/12/bus_238758.shtml
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Asian markets close mixed

...Kong's main Hang Seng Index advanced 1.4 percent following Monday's 7.9 percent increase, and Singapore's Straits Times Index rose 0.8 percent after a 7.1 percent gain the day before. Other markets closing higher included those in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/09/bus_238444.shtml
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Foreign dailies all over Web

...third in importance. In Singapore, where Asia's economic troubles are of huge concern, the leading story in the Straits Times about the United States was, "Clinton Launches Drive to Get More Funding for IMF." It told of the president's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/09/tec_222167.shtml
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