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 2018-12-11 01:13 

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Business management platform Osome raises $2.7m in seed funding...

SINGAPORE - AI-powered business management platform Osome has raised US$2 million ($2.7 million) for its seed round led by Berlin-headquartered venture capital firm Target Global. Other investors included Phystech Ventures, AD.RU funds and several angel i...

 2018-12-11 01:11 

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Wedding of Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani's daughter to cost whopping S$137 million...

MUMBAI (BLOOMBERG) - India is preparing for what could be one of the world's most expensive weddings ever.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-11 01:10 

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Stocks to watch: EpiCentre, Hong Leong Asia, Great Eastern, China Star Food...

SINGAPORE - The following companies saw new developments which may affect trading of their shares on Tuesday (Dec 11):. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-11 01:03 

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Pine Capital in proposed deal to buy stake in Hong Kong asset management firm Silver Tree...

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed financial services group Pine Capital on Monday (Dec 10) entered into an agreement with individual David Sarkis for the proposed acquisition of up to a 51 per cent or 20.6 million share stake in Hong Kong-based asset management...

 2018-12-11 00:55 

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China Star Food proposes 1-for-1 rights issue at 1.5 cents per rights share...

SINGAPORE - Catalist-listed sweet potato snacks maker China Star Food Group is proposing a one-for-one renounceable rights issue at 1.5 cents per rights share, with the net proceeds to go towards a partial capital contribution for a China subsidiary as we...

 2018-12-11 00:51 

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Indian opposition could get a boost as PM Narendra Modi looks set to lose state votes...

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - When Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party won a landslide in India's last general election, in 2014, it grabbed almost all the parliamentary seats in the heartland states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.. Read m...

 2018-12-11 00:42 

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Heavy snow kills three, snarls travel in US Southeast...

ATLANTA (REUTERS) - An intense snowstorm headed out to sea on Monday (Dec 10) after dumping up to 60cm of snow on parts of the Southeastern United States, leaving three people dead in North Carolina and some 138,000 customers in the region still without p...

 2018-12-11 00:38 

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Monkeys run amok in India's corridors of power...

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, troops of monkeys that have become a big threat around its offices in New Delhi.. Read more at ...

 2018-12-11 00:36 

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Park View Mansions tries for en bloc again with 22% lower reserve price...

SINGAPORE- Park View Mansions will relaunch on Wednesday its collective sale tender with a 22 per cent lower reserve price than before, making it the latest case of owners dialling down their expectations amid a quieter en bloc market.. Read more at strai...

 2018-12-11 00:29 

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Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks...

KATOWICE, Poland (AFP) - The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said on Monday (Dec 10).. Read more at...

 2018-12-11 00:26 

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Car plunges 10m from elevated car park in Malaysia, driver escapes with minor injuries...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR /ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A driver inadvertently drove his car off an elevated car park in Malaysia, which smashed into three other vehicles below.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-11 00:21 

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Great Eastern to acquire Indonesia insurance firm for $38.5m...

SINGAPORE - Great Eastern Holdings is acquiring Indonesia-registered PT QBE General Insurance Indonesia for US$28 million (S38.5 million), it announced on Tuesday (Dec 11) morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-11 00:13 

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How Asia fell out of love with China's Belt and Road Initiative...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - In late August, President Abdulla Yameen of the Maldives hailed the opening of a Chinese-built bridge connecting two islands in the archipelago as...

 2018-12-11 00:06 

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China bans sale of older iPhones amid patent fight with Qualcomm; Apple files appeal...

SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc said on Monday (Dec 10) it had won an order from a Chinese court banning the sale of several older Apple Inc iPhone models in China because of two patent violations, although Apple said its phones remai...

 2018-12-11 00:00 

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Huawei arrest shocks Chinese executives, Haier CEO Zhang Ruimin says...

SHANGHAI (BLOOMBERG) - The shock arrest of Huawei Technologies Co.'s chief financial officer as she switched planes in Canada is disturbing all Chinese executives, according to Zhang Ruimin, chairman and chief executive officer of household appliance ...

 2018-12-10 23:51 

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Canada's trade chief says ties with China will survive Huawei furore...

VANCOUVER (BLOOMBERG) - Ties between China and Canada are strong enough to withstand the arrest of a senior Huawei Technologies executive, Canada's Trade Minister says.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 23:48 

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Tech helps Dow to eke out higher close after earlier 500-point drop; oil sinks 3%...

NEW YORK (WASHINGTON POST) - US stock markets eked out a small win Monday (Dec 10) after posting big, early losses after Britain's political crisis around Brexit clouded investors' outlook, with British Prime Minister Theresa May putting off a key...

 2018-12-10 23:20 

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Top stories from The Straits Times on Tuesday, Dec 11...

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 2018-12-10 22:34 

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Football: Silva has last laugh as Everton escape against former club Watford...

LIVERPOOL (AFP) - Marco Silva had the last laugh against his former club Watford as Everton defender Lucas Digne's last-gasp free-kick rescued a dramatic 2-2 draw at Goodison Park on Monday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 22:02 

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New bug prompts earlier end to Google+ social network...

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Google said Monday (Dec 10) it will close the consumer version of its online social network sooner than originally planned due to the discovery of a new software bug.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Dec 11...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Dec 11, 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:52 

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Low carbon electricity generation, carbon pricing could reduce emissions in Asean: MIT report...

KATOWICE, Poland - The ongoing United Nations (UN) climate change talks in Poland have emphasised the need for the world to drastically reduce its emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, with many nations arguing that both developing and d...

 2018-12-10 21:03 

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Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou seeks Canada bail on health grounds...

VANCOUVER (AFP) - A top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Monday sought release from Canadian detention on health grounds, as Beijing escalates its protests over her arrest on a US warrant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Opening Test win 'special' for Kohli...

ADELAIDE Virat Kohli declared yesterday that it had been...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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EU rules out renegotiations; May's desperate move slammed...

BRUSSELS The European Union has already offered Britain the...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Air NZ to operate flights between S'pore, Christchurch from Dec 2019...

Air New Zealand will operate flights between Singapore and Christchurch from December next year following approval for the extension of its joint venture alliance with Singapore Airlines (SIA) to March 2024.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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S. Korean digital wallet Toss secures $110m funding...

SEOUL Viva Republica, operator of South Korean digital wallet Toss, has raised US$80 million (S$110 million) from investors including Kleiner Perkins, to propel its expansion into new areas such as online stock trading.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Polaroid art...

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 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Singapore Transport Ministry responds to statement by Malaysian counterpart...

The Ministry of Transport said yesterday that the documents it made public last Tuesday with regard to flight procedures for Seletar Airport - the Instrument Landing System procedures - were in response to media queries as to whether the Civil Aviation Au...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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The joy and perils of reading online comments...

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 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Fleetwood Mac's Buckingham settles lawsuit with bandmates...

LOS ANGELES He was upset that he would be deprived of US$27 million (S$37 million) in earnings after he was axed from a Fleetwood Mac tour.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Three killed after runaway HK school bus mounts kerb...

HONG KONG Three people were killed when an empty runaway school bus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighbourhood yesterday, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 11, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Man jailed for getting teen to perform sexual act...

A 16-year-old girl performed a sexual act on a married man out of fear after the aviation logistic officer claimed he had recorded a video of their earlier encounter without her knowledge.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Biography offers deeper insights into Goh Chok Tong's life...

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 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Break-in reported at Vancouver home of detained Huawei CFO...

VANCOUVER Police in the Canadian city of Vancouver are investigating an early morning break-in on Sunday at a home of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested on US fraud allegations last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Passion sparked after a 1998 photograph...

Instant camera hobbyist Brandon Ong, 32, is the proud owner of a collection spanning the history of Polaroids - from Polaroid's Model 95, the first instant camera to be sold commercially in 1948, to the OneStep Plus camera by Polaroid Originals which ...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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KL to act after top glove maker admits breaking labour laws...

KLANG (Selangor) Malaysia yesterday said it would take action against Top Glove Corp, the world's top glove maker, which admitted breaching labour laws after a Thomson Reuters Foundation expose found some migrants working illegal overtime to pay off d...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Carrefour courts consumers of Dubai's floating world...

DUBAI Dubai's retail explosion is extending out to sea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Youth gets probation for attacking love rival, friend...

A 17-year-old, who found out that the boyfriend of his former girlfriend was looking for him near his home, told his father about the matter and both ganged up to attack the man.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Mahathir clashes with Johor Crown Prince over Pulau Kukup...

PUTRAJAYA The federal government is not an...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Make hygiene grades of food outlets more visible...

Given the recent food poisoning cases, I have serious concerns now regarding the food prepared in food establishments.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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On Facebook...

Will paying low-wage workers more solve the problem of income inequality?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Malaysia says it will take steps to de-escalate situation...

Malaysia yesterday said it will take all effective measures to de-escalate the situation on the ground and handle the ongoing maritime boundary dispute with Singapore in a calm and peaceful manner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Bestsellers...

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 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Optus wins regional licences in Australia's 5G network...

Singtel's wholly owned Australian telco Optus has acquired regional licences in the country's auction of a new 5G mobile high-speed network.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Needy kids have ball of a time at SPH party...

Reuben Tan, 10, from Care Community Services Society enjoying a game at a lunch party yesterday hosted by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

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 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Only one course of action for Malaysia - get out of S'pore waters...

Dr Rais Hussin's claim that Malaysia has always taken a...

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Nissan, Ghosn charged with financial misconduct...

TOKYO Tokyo prosecutors officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn yesterday with under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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That illegal animals make good house pets is irrelevant...

I was disappointed when I read Mr Lee Chiu San's letter (Missed chance to be centre for legal trade in exotic animals; Dec 6).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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