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Jan 18, 2021 06:54 AM

Phil Spector, pop producer convicted of murder, dead at 81

[LOS ANGELES] Phil Spector, who revolutionised 1960s pop music with his "Wall of Sound" production technique but who...

Jan 13, 2021 05:50 AM
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Sheldon Adelson, founder of Las Vegas Sands, dies at 87

SHELDON Adelson, who built the largest casino company in the world and used his wealth to support Republican...

Jan 12, 2021 09:38 PM

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson dies

[WASHINGTON] Billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson has died, according to a statement...

Jan 8, 2021 03:20 PM

Indian sari pioneer Satya Paul dies at 78

[MUMBAI] Indian fashion designer Satya Paul, whosec brand breathed life into the traditional sari, modernising the...

Jan 5, 2021 12:38 PM

NTUC leader and prominent unionist Mahmud Awang dies, aged 93

[SINGAPORE] Mahmud Awang, one of the founders of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), and its first caretaker...

Jan 1, 2021 10:30 AM

Ex-Man Utd boss Tommy Docherty dies aged 92 after long illness

[LONDON] Former Manchester United and Scotland manager Tommy Docherty has died at the age of 92 following a long...

Jan 1, 2021 05:50 AM
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Former SICCI chair R Theyvendran dies

FORMER chairman of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) and secretary-general of the...

Dec 31, 2020 11:51 AM

Former SICCI chairman and MDIS secretary-general R Theyvendran dies at 79

FORMER chairman of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) and secretary-general of the...

Dec 30, 2020 05:50 AM
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Cardin, father of fashion branding, dies at 98

PIERRE Cardin, who made his name by selling designer clothes to the masses, and his fortune by being the first to...

Dec 29, 2020 08:54 PM

French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

[PARIS] French fashion designer Pierre Cardin, whose futuristic space-inspired looks upended catwalk styles in the...

Dec 17, 2020 07:01 AM

Former Swiss president Cotti dies, reportedly from Covid-19

[GENEVA] Former Swiss president Flavio Cotti, who also served as the country's foreign and interior minister, has...