Cut-price luxury homes fuel Singapore tri-nation sprawl

Cut-price luxury homes fuel Singapore tri-nation sprawl
Darren Chin gave up a 15-minute train journey to his office in Singapore for a two-hour drive with a stop at passport control. The reason: … With only two road links to Malaysia, rush-hour traffic can cause delays of 90 minutes or more at immigration …
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The market keeps growing for destinations that cater to Gay and Lesbian
“Having gay marriage passed in so many states has made a big difference,” said Robert Adams, editorial director of Passport magazine, which has an audience of mostly affluent gay male travelers. “People feel … David Paisley, the company's senior …
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Weekend Thoughts: Cunningham Keeps Heavyweight Title Dream Alive

Weekend Thoughts: Cunningham Keeps Heavyweight Title Dream Alive
Richardson would later reflect upon Cunningham's elusiveness citing the Marvel comics character Nightcrawler, a superhero who was known for disappearing and reappearing in different locations. In the second though, the forceful Mansour imposed himself …
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The Sufi Spy Who Saved Europe
Complementing the spit and polish of the military uniforms were the Sufis who had come from all over the world: the U.S., Germany, Holland, Russia, India. The media reported the forgotten story of the Indian …. She drew on old contacts—her school …
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Cold, biter winter keeps travel agencies busy

Cold, biter winter keeps travel agencies busy
So far this winter we have spent a chilly 478 hours below zero which has many people turning to relief at their travel agents office. “We've had more calls in the last week or so people that weren't going to go somewhere are … “They're basically not …
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Governor Cuomo Promotes NYS Lifetime Adventure License Series for…
“With so much to do across our wonderful park system, the Empire Passport offers a lifetime of enjoyment that allows families and friends to build memories forever,” said Rose Harvey, Commissioner, Office of Parks, Recreation and Historical Preservation.
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Latest Expedited Passport News

Flying Squirrel
As of this writing, the State Department (travel.state.gov) is taking about four weeks to process passport applications. If you submit your application by the third week of November, for example, you'll have it back in time to put under the tree. With …
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Low NEXUS enrollment keeps lines long at Vermont-Canada border, official says
The NEXUS card is an alternative to a passport for air, land and sea travel into the United States for U.S. and Canadian citizens, according to the agency. U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency are cooperating to …
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CBI sends Nepal fresh reminder for info on Ramdev aide
In the absence of a treaty for mutual legal assistance between India and Nepal, the agency is unable to get the response expedited, said a CBI source. Around two years ago, in December 2011, the CBI had sought the details from Nepalese authorities via …
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Flexjet curates air and land experience in .5M world-tour package
“Passport to the World” aims to bring together families or groups up to eight seeking a unique holiday experience and will be curated with the help of luxury adventure travel brand Abercrombie & Kent and air carrier Jet Solutions. The $ 1.5 million …
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Latest Us Passport Agency News

Driver's licenses for those in US illegally good for public safety, advocates say
Apply for and obtain identity documents such as a valid, current foreign passport. 4. Obtain two residency documents such as copies of a residential lease, utility bill or bank … The Frederick County Sheriff's Office cooperated with U.S. Immigration …
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Jihad for Beginners: Westerners Fighting With al-Qaeda in Syria
While Westerners make up about 10% of the foreign fighters in Syria, according to counterterrorism analysts, European and U.S. officials have raised the alarm about increasing numbers of their citizens taking up the fight. Most join … Andrew Parker …
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'You are as equal as anyone'
But should a TTC driver or an official at city hall or at Service Ontario or at the passport office or another federal agency mistreat you, report them to their supervisor. Let no one violate your dignity. That's Canada's compact with you. Respect that …
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Low NEXUS enrollment keeps lines long at Vermont-Canada border, official says
The NEXUS card is an alternative to a passport for air, land and sea travel into the United States for U.S. and Canadian citizens, according to the agency. U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency are cooperating to …
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Passport snafu keeps mom and adopted daughter stuck in Ukraine

Passport snafu keeps mom and adopted daughter stuck in Ukraine
If his being in Kiev would help expedite getting the passport with his daughter's new legal name, he'd be there tomorrow, said Michael McCarron, but it's seems as if there's nothing to do but wait for the Ukraine government to act, with perhaps some …
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Letter: Pandering from Kuster
… problems with federal agencies, secure federal grants for individuals, help college-bound students, recognize public achievements, obtain a flag, recognize artistically talented high school students, expedite passport applications, help students …
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Taiwan tightens visa applications for Pinoys
Chang said other working visa applicants are under screening and their papers still being processed. TECO has also urged the Philippine government to expedite the resolution on the shooting incident. TECO political division director Andrew Tung-Heng …
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From the Editor-in-chief
The Rs 200 paid for jumping a red light, the Rs 1,500 shelled out for a passport, the Rs 5,000 given to "expedite" a death certificate, and the Rs 25,000 with which the palm of a local tax official is greased are so commonplace that these have now …
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