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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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'American Idol' host says judge Cowell is pompous, arrogant

...Seacrest 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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...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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...seduced 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/ent_397317.shtml
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Dow rises in yet another volatile session

...Aug. 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/12/bus_238758.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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Report: Some Singapore banks refusing to issue credit cards to expatriates

...Monday. Two of Singapore's largest four local banks now reject all applications by foreigners outright, said The Straits Times, while the other two demand credit histories and local guarantors before issuing cards to many expats. These banks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/27/bus_242968.shtml
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Asian markets rally; U.S. dollar falls

...bank liquidity, cut interest rates sharply, and buoyed investors' confidence, analysts said. In Singapore, the Straits Times Index closed at 862.10, a 7 percent increase, its best performance this year. In Thailand, the SET index surged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/08/bus_238355.shtml
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Dow fades at day's end

...Index rising 4.2 percent. In Singapore, where the stock market has recently undergone one bad day after another, the Straits Times Index initially rose 1.1 percent but finished with a gain 0.55 percent. But given how long Asia's financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/03/bus_237868.shtml
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World stock markets plummet

...leaders fail to find solutions to Russia's worsening crisis," said the front-page headline in Saturday's The Straits Times. "Fear of complete meltdown rules markets," said a headline in The Business Times today. Milestones for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/01/bus_237646.shtml
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