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Feature Story News

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011

Feature Story News is celebrating its 22nd birthday in 2014. For more than two decades, the company Simon co-founded in 1992 has supplied award-winning material to many of the...

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Exclusive Interviews

“The Interview:  Ambassador Chan Heng Chee”

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012

In July 2012, after a 16-year stint in Washington DC, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United States was packing her bags and preparing to head home. As she prepared to leave Washington, she sat down with Simon for a special edition of “The Interview”, the flagship current affairs program broadcast throughout Asia by Channel NewsAsia……

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D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014

On June 6 2014, the world marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The moment came at a complex point in geopolitical relations, with President Obama barely on speaking terms with Russian President Vladimir Putin….

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Royal Baby Coverage

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013

On July 22nd 2013, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge celebrated the birth of George Alexander Louis, Prince of Cambridge. And other than Britain, nowhere was the story more closely-watched than the United States….

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D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

On June 6 2014, the world marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The moment came at a complex point in geopolitical relations, with President Obama barely on speaking terms with Russian President Vladimir Putin….

Royal Baby Coverage

Royal Baby Coverage

On July 22nd 2013, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge celebrated the birth of George Alexander Louis, Prince of Cambridge. And other than Britain, nowhere was the story more closely-watched than the United States….

Obama, Putin, Xi and Snowden

Obama, Putin, Xi and Snowden

In June 2013, the former CIA contractor Edward Snowden made world headlines by sensationally revealing the extent of electronic surveillance activities carried out by America’s intelligence agencies….

The US pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

The US pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher’s death on April 8, 2014 led to a vigorous debate in Britain about the substance, style and impact of the former Prime Minister. But while Margaret Thatcher remains a polarizing figure in the UK, in the United States she was lionised…

North Korea vows to restart Yongbyon nuclear plant

North Korea vows to restart Yongbyon nuclear plant

As the rhetoric between North Korea and the United States intensified, on April 2nd 2013 the North Korean government announced plans to restart operations at its Yongbyon nuclear plant…..