S'pore's Chen wins title in Kuching

Chen Jiayuan.
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DBS in $3.5m sponsorship of next year's SEA Games

RACE AT THE BAY: DBS dragonboaters with the SEA Games mascot Nila at Marina Bay, a venue for the SEA Games dragonboat race and DBS Marina Regatta.

With Singapore marking 50 years of independence next year, DBS Bank will celebrate the occasion with a $3.5 million sponsorship of the 28th South-east Asia (SEA) Games and its dragon boat and sailing races.

The sponsorship will be used to support several SEA Games programmes aimed at boosting community and corporate participation in the Games, making it an event for everyone in Singapore.

The country’s biggest water sports festival, the DBS Marina Regatta will be held in conjunction with next year’s SEA Games. 

In a statement released yesterday, Sim S Lim, DBS Bank’s Singapore Country Head, said: “We are honoured to be an official sponsor of the SEA Games and to celebrate our nation’s 50th birthday by rallying the community together to enjoy the SEA Games.”

Read the full report in our print edition on Nov 17.

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Two perfect for Lian and Tham

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Bulls' Rose under fire

Butler has a career night but Pacers' balanced scoring ties 
up Chicago

PACESETTER: Solomon Hill (above) on his way to tallying up 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Indiana Pacers.
Derrick Rose.
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FIFA gets another BOOT

German official says corruption row, if unsolved, may lead to Uefa pulling out

WHIRL CUP: The row over the next two hosts has sent Fifa into a spin.
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Singapore Turf Club donates $1.5 million to charity

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Emily gets to lift the Gold Cup again

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It's a Shaw queue-up

Quechua beats stablemate Emperor's Banquet to give trainer his second Gold Cup quinella

TOO GOOD: Quechua (Corey Brown astride) racing away to beat stablemate Emperor's Banquet in the $1.35 million Longines Singapore Gold Cup at Kranji yesterday.
CELEBRATION TIME: Trainer Patrick Shaw is given the honour of popping the champagne after Quechua's Gold Cup win.
GOLD CUP FANFARE: Longines Ambassador of Elegance, Taiwanese actor Eddie Peng, posing with his fans.
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Brown spot-on on Quechua

Corey Brown.
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3 reasons why Rooney will never quit England

GREAT, GREATER, GREATEST: Which category does Rooney fit in? There's little doubt that Sir Bobby Charlton, the man who presented the current England striker his 100th cap, belongs in the latter category.

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