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 2018-09-21 23:53 

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Top stories from The Straits Times on Saturday, Sept 22...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Sept 22.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 23:00 

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Letter of the week: Challenge for parents to accept that grades are not important...

In its earnestness to reduce the stress in our education system, the Government constantly says that grades are not everything (A look at PSLE scores - to get parents to look beyond grades; Sept 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 23:00 

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Questionable content on Instagram account: Some things should not be joked about...

I am aghast at the revelations that some Nanyang Junior College students posted questionable content on Instagram recently (Nanyang Junior College says students who put up post which seemed to support terror act counselled; Sept 21).. Read more at straits...

 2018-09-21 22:18 

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Golf: Woods seizes share of the lead at Tour Championship...

ATLANTA (AFP) - Tiger Woods edged closer to snapping a more than five-year winless drought as he is the co-leader with Justin Rose after the first two rounds of the Tour Championship in Atlanta.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 22:00 

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US official in Russia probe suggested taping Trump: Media reports...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US official who oversees the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election suggested last year secretly recording President Donald Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke a constitutional amendment ...

 2018-09-21 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Sept 22...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Sept 22, 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:06 

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Dow hits new closing high ahead of index reshuffle...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday (Sept 21) ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Anwar vows to make Parliament truly effective...

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim yesterday vowed to make Parliament...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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No pressure in Japan for US Open champ Osaka...

TOKYO Naomi Osaka and Camila Giorgi have never faced each other but the Japanese will have no fear of the unknown, given the way she is tearing through her opponents at the moment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Consumers hope for savings with choice of power retailers...

Households here will get to explore the range of electricity plans from Nov 1, following an expansion of the open electricity market which was launched in April in Jurong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Automated tray return system not working well at food centre...

The Block 163 Bukit Merah Central Food Centre is one of the few hawker centres in Singapore using the $1-deposit automated tray return system.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Shared care may be in kids' best interest, studies show...

The Straits Times report,...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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10 must-reads for today...

While Romanian Simona Halep achieved her dream of attaining women's tennis' top ranking last October, she did not consider herself a real No. 1 till she won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open in June. And she is motivated for more Major...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Japan's top education official quits in bribery scandal...

TOKYO The top bureaucrat at Japan's education ministry has resigned over a string of bribery cases involving its officials that have rocked the ministry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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New institute to address global health challenges...

A new institute to tackle health issues such as the spread of infectious diseases was launched yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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'Kept man' must still pay ex-wife, judge rules...

A Family Court judge dismissed a kept man's bid to discontinue maintenance payouts to his ex-wife despite his claims that he had no income and lived off a wealthy long-term partner who will dump him on the streets if she tires of him some day.. Read m...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Sorry not needed: Guardiola...

LONDON Manchester City's Pep Guardiola will be looking for a response from his team after their shock midweek home defeat by Lyon in the Champions League as he returns to the touchline for today's visit to Cardiff City.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Company Briefs: SGX...

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has proposed a five-minute long trading session for the securities market that will take place after the closing auction routine ends. Called...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Aubameyang brace marks fine return, Willian nets winner...

LONDON Owing to a quirk in the tournament rules so outmoded that it has since been abolished, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was not allowed to play a single minute of Europa League football last term, having been cup-tied following his mid-season move from Bo...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Stepping it up before the ST Run...

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 2018-09-21 21:00 

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What you need to know about the market...

Q How do I know that my rights as a consumer are protected?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Pain from losing run will be good for team: Pochettino...

LONDON Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said that he is not concerned about his side's recent dip in form, even if Spurs have suffered three consecutive defeats in all competitions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Woods continues soaring form...

ATLANTA (Georgia) There will be no greater marketing boost for next week's Ryder Cup should the American Tiger Woods secure his first PGA Tour victory since 2013.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Rent, food prices among top concerns of Kopitiam stall owners and patrons...

For more than a decade, sporting goods store supervisor Randy Rubiales, 45, has had his work lunches at the Kopitiam-run foodcourt at Velocity mall in Novena.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Root Awakening...

I have a few pots of plants in my office and some have a white substance on their stems. The plants are grown near the window with direct sun. Why is this happening?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Get eateries to display food items' calorie count...

When I was in Ontario, Canada, in July, I noticed that all the eateries had the approximate calorie count of every single food item listed on their menus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Art fair's eye on Singapore...

Imagine having your face reflected back at you in surveillance footage as you enter the gallery exhibitions of Art Stage Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Fifty shades of grey...

Located close to the bustling areas of Balestier, Kallang and Whampoa, this four-room Build-To-Order flat in McNair Road has a bird's-eye view of the surrounding cityscape.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Tycoon's memoir is Book of the Year...

Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok's memoir capped off a year as a sleeper bestseller by triumphing at the Singapore Book Awards last night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Brief maid agencies on unethical practices...

I am furious about how the employment agency treated maids as commodities (Agency that 'sold' maids online suspended; Sept 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Torque Shop...

I keep hearing about how many cars available today already have some semblance of autonomy. Can you tell me where I can buy such a car and what can I expect it to do? The fully autonomous car is still many years - even decades - away. Such a car will be a...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Great Singapore Sale to be revamped, shortened...

The Great Singapore Sale (GSS) will be shortened from 10 weeks to one month when it returns next year, and expand beyond its focus on discounts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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All households, firms to get choice of power retailer...

From November, the energy market will be steadily liberalised across the island, culminating in 1.4 million more Singapore households and businesses being able to choose their electricity supply from 12 more retailers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Ex-SMRT employee jailed for cheating...

An SMRT Trains branch manager set up his own firm in 2015 and duped the public transport provider into awarding four contracts to it worth a total of $196,000.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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ST Run going greener...

1 DAY TO GO. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Abe vows to defend Japan's trade interests...

TOKYO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to defend Japan's interests as he prepares for talks with President Donald Trump in New York next week amid concerns that the US could follow through on threats of further tariffs on exports.. Read more at str...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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AJ Capital 'planning hedge fund of $136 million or more'...

Singapore-based family office AJ Capital is planning to start a hedge fund that will focus on lending money to businesses in the healthcare and education sectors in Asia, according to a person familiar with the matter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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HK dollar gone wild: A 0.6% spike shocks a sleepy market...

In a year of currency surprises from Turkey to Argentina, add another shocker to the list: A 0.6 percent rise in Hong Kong's dollar.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Final two IP schools to join Joint Admissions Exercise...

Two Integrated Programme (IP) schools will open their doors next year to students from other schools who have completed their O levels and want to go to a junior college.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Jet Airways shares set for 4-year low on income tax checks...

Shares of Jet Airways India headed for their lowest level in almost four years after the income tax authorities conducted a...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Helping women save more for retirement...

Although women outnumber men in Singapore, fewer of them are in the workforce and this contributes to lower retirement savings.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Indonesia may ease tax rates to stem rupiah slide...

The sharp drop in the rupiah, caused by a widening current account deficit and further weakened by US-China trade tensions, has prompted Indonesia to mull over measures to stem a further slide.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Dinner treat at Forest with chef and family...

The Straits Times subscribers have a chance to dine at Forest and meet the restaurant's celebrity chef, Sam Leong, and his family.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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What Democratic control of Congress would mean for Trump...

WASHINGTON Most political analysts think that, come January, the make-up of Congress will drastically change.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Absence of help shows lack of community spirit...

I refer to the report on the suspected molestation (Man held on suspicion of molesting woman; Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Cennerv Pharmaceuticals lodges preliminary prospectus for Catalist IPO...

Singapore-based biotech Cennerv Pharmaceuticals is aiming to list on the Singapore Exchange's Catalist board.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Elephants no longer made to perform at the zoo...

BETTER CARE continued on B2. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Google explains policies on data sharing...

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 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Innovation remains key to success: Koh Poh Koon...

Innovation remains a critical ingredient of business success, especially with disruptive forces affecting Singapore's industries today, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon. Such disruptive forces include new technologies,...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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