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  • Nissan Almera Climate Control
    5 ways to prevent your car air conditioning system from burning out

    Temperatures over 32°C and high humidity can challenge your vehicle’s air conditioning system. Here are some easy tips to keep you and your passengers cool on the road: 1.    Leave the windows down slightly on hot days If possible, leave the windows down slightly on hot days to reduce heat build-up. An A/C system works

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  • South Korea reports no new cases of MERS, first time since June 3

    SEOUL: South Korea’s health ministry said on Saturday that no new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) had been recorded, the first time in 16 days. The ministry said on Friday that an outbreak of the disease appeared to have leveled off. There also were no more deaths, the ministry said, leaving the total

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  • Japan: US$3.5m for Rohingya migrants

    The country will extend the funds through global agencies such as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees TOKYO: Japan on Saturday (Jun 20) offered US$3.5 million to help the Rohingya boat people who have fled Myanmar where they faced severe discrimination. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Japan remained committed to helping national reconciliation efforts on

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  • Singapore takes issue with Malaysian remarks on High Speed Rail

    SINGAPORE – The Ministry of Transport (MOT) today (June 19) took issue with recent comments made separately by two Malaysian officials on the design of the crossing for the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System link, and Malaysia’s preference to terminate the High Speed Rail (HSR) in Johor Bahru, instead of Jurong East which the Republic

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  • Indonesia: Australia made ‘illicit payments’ to crew of people smuggling boat

    Indonesia’s foreign ministry says it believes illegal payments were made by Australia to the crew of a people-smuggling boat. Australia’s ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, met with Indonesia’s foreign minister, Retno Marsudi, today. Ms Marsudi had demanded clarification about reports the crew of a boat carrying 65 asylum seekers were paid thousands of dollars each

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  • How Concrete is made?

    Contrary to popular belief, concrete and cement are not the same thing; cement is actually just a component of concrete. Concrete is made up of three basic components: water, aggregate (rock, sand, or gravel) and Portland cement. Cement, usually in powder form, acts as a binding agent when mixed with water and aggregates. This combination,

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  • How Cement is made?

    Portland cement is the basic ingredient of concrete. Concrete is formed when portland cement creates a paste with water that binds with sand and rock to harden. Cement is manufactured through a closely controlled chemical combination of calcium, silicon, aluminum, iron and other ingredients. Common materials used to manufacture cement include limestone, shells, and chalk

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  • Bangkok sinking 10mm every year

    BANGKOK — Bangkok is sinking an average 10mm per year and the subsidence could reach a critical level unless the problem is tackled, a leading water engineer warned today (June 19). Groundwater extraction, the natural movements of the earth’s crust and construction of high-rise buildings were factors that caused Bangkok to sink, Mr Sujarit Khoonthanakulwong,

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  • Any media commercial for this brand of milk?

    Have you come across any advertisement or media commercial on breast milk on the ever famous TV channel that you frequently watch? Have you come across any sponsorship from this brand of milk which is named as breast milk for any baby expo, baby fair or paed’s clinic? Ever wonder how the giants of branded formula

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  • Car collision. driver man and woman examining damaged automobile cars after crash accident in city
    10 things you need to do after a car accident

    Over million car accidents occur each year in the world. Fortunately, most of them involve only property damage – damage to the vehicle as opposed to the occupants. But one in three accidents involve personal injury to the driver or passengers and out of that number, two out of every ten accidents lead to fatal

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