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 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Court gives Hyflux 6-month respite from creditors...

The High Court has granted Hyflux a six-month lifeline to stave off its creditors.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Aussie court fines Apple $9m over iPhone 'bricking'...

SYDNEY An Australian court yesterday fined US electronics giant Apple A$9 million (S$9 million) after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Yemeni govt forces enter Hodeida airport...

KHOKHA (Yemen) Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airport yesterday, pressing an offensive that has seen some of the most intense fighting of a three-year war against Houthi Shi'ite rebels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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White House defends immigration policy's family splits...

WASHINGTON The Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the US-Mexico border as furore grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video footage of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.. Read more ...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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New scheme to rate eateries' food hygiene from late 2020...

The National Environment Agency (NEA) will replace the existing hygiene grading system for eateries in late 2020, in the first review of its kind in more than 20 years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Student held in Vietnam confesses on TV to causing trouble...

An American student detained in Vietnam for involvement in anti-government protests has expressed regret for breaking the law and promised to stay away from future rallies.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Private-hire drivers may get to claim some tax deductions...

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has proposed allowing private-hire drivers to claim tax deductions for car-related expenses such as vehicle rental and petrol - a move that could potentially benefit at least 32,000 licensed private-hire drivers.. Read more a...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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No reports of S'poreans hurt or tour cancellations...

Singaporeans have not been affected by the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck Osaka on Monday, with no reports of injuries and tour groups going ahead with trips as planned.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Sham marriage ring busted after tip-off...

A barbecue at East Coast Park nearly four years ago was where two men hatched a plan that spawned a series of sham marriages between Singaporean men and Vietnamese women.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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A historic first for Japan & Asia...

SARANSK Japan coach Akira Nishino hailed his side's aggressive attitude following the Samurai Blue's 2-1 win over Colombia yesterday - the first time an Asian team had beaten a South American side at the World Cup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

TODAY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Senegal record Africa's first win at this Cup...

M'Baye Niang scoring Senegal's second goal past Poland's goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in the 60th minute of their World Cup Group H match at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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US-China trade spat deepens market woes...

Local shares had nowhere to go but down yesterday once a fresh set of global trade tariff threats landed just before the opening bell.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Building on memories, one miniature at a time...

While others might record notable moments in their lives with a few selfies, Mr Hank Cheng (left) has gone a step further.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Toilet bans for construction workers common...

Shopping malls should use appropriate language in signs aimed at foreign workers, industry players say - even if the language appears harsh.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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US business group in Singapore urges its govt to join CPTPP...

A key American business group here has urged the US government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Sighting of pink dolphins delights group...

In his 10 years of going fishing, Mr Quek Wei Teck has never come across anything like it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Big names all get 'special' treatment...

They clipped his heels, pulled his jersey, and slid right through him.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Black Panther star shares award with real hero...

LOS ANGELES When Chadwick Boseman was named Best Hero for his role in Black Panther, he brought on stage a real-life superhero.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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62-year-old man jailed for sexually abusing young niece...

A widower who had sought shelter with his late wife's family repaid their kindness by sexually abusing his young niece, a court heard.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Let's give S'pore some competition, KL Finance Minister tells bosses...

CYBERJAYA Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng told a group of entrepreneurs yesterday that it is time the country gave some healthy economic competition to its southern neighbour Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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More libraries go fine-free to bring patrons back...

NEW YORK Libraries in the United States have a new story to tell, with many ending the chapter on levying fines for late returns.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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EU values not the same, says France of US' tough stance...

PARIS Europe and the United States do not share the same values, France's government spokesman said as outrage grows over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents and children arriving from Mexico.. Read more at straitstim...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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SP Group to build 500 charging points for electric cars by 2020...

Energy utilities provider SP Group plans to build 500 charging points for electric vehicles islandwide by 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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In the net...

Share with us your World Cup pictures and comments on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #stworldcup #stworldcup. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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A game to decide Spain's fate...

KAZAN Spanish playmaker Isco has said that today's match against Iran will determine their World Cup destiny, as they seek to register their first win in Russia following a gripping 3-3 draw against Portugal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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New lab to create healthier foods, sustainable biochemicals...

It will smell, look and even taste like regular satay, but it will not be chicken or beef on a stick.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Djokovic, Federer advance easily...

LONDON Novak Djokovic made a strong start to his Wimbledon preparations with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Australian qualifier John Millman at the Queen's Club yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Thai PM on first EU visit after easing of sanctions against junta...

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha begins his visit to Britain and France today in an effort to seal trade deals and gain international recognition of his military rule ahead of elections next year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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India hits back with higher tariffs on US goods...

Motorcycles, apples, chocolates, almonds and shrimp - these are some of the items caught in the crossfire of a bubbling trade dispute between the world's two largest democracies.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Rapper shot dead in possible robbery...

MIAMI Rapper XXXTentacion was leaving a motorcycle store when two armed men approached him in broad daylight on Monday, with at least one opening fire.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Driverless buses: ST Engineering, Israeli firm tie up on cyber security...

ST Engineering is collaborating with Israeli automotive cyber-security start-up SafeRide Technologies to protect the autonomous shuttles on Sentosa from cyber attacks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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A fitting end to the After Dark Photo Challenge...

After nine weeks of gruelling contests, The Straits Times (ST) Samsung Galaxy S9 After Dark Photo Challenge has finally come to its conclusion.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Relatives don't know how they'll care for crash orphans...

They wanted to spend the Hari Raya Aidilfitri long weekend with family in Malaysia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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NZ relaxes ban on foreign home ownership...

WELLINGTON New Zealand's government yesterday softened its stance on foreign ownership of homes, rewriting a proposed law banning non-residents from investing in housing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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China pledges $135m to Cambodia ahead of polls...

PHNOM PENH China has pledged around US$100 million (S$135 million) to help modernise Cambodia's military, Phnom Penh said yesterday, highlighting strong ties between Beijing and a government that critics accuse of destroying democracy ahead of an elec...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Big, brawny gaming laptop...

PC-makers are racing to produce svelte gaming laptops, but there is still a market for big and brawny gaming notebooks such as Acer's new Predator Helios 500.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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What's Next: June 20, 2018...

Malaysian opposition party Umno is expected to reveal the final list of candidates for upcoming internal polls today after they are vetted, including checking if they are bankrupt.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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What's News: June 20, 2018...

The Government will give 85,000 civil servants a mid-year bonus of half a month's pay in July. They will also receive a one-off lump sum payment of $300, with lower-wage staff getting $500. The same payment could also be given to other public sector e...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Specialised schools help students realise potential...

[N(T)]We refer to the letter by Ms Maria Loh Mun Foong (Specialised schools may be curbing student aspirations, social mixing; June 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Tweaked and healthier versions of hawker food will soon be norm in Singapore...

Diabetes is a scourge plaguing this day and age, and the Government's far-sightedness and firm actions to eliminate the disease are to be complimented.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Electric plane test in push for green aviation...

OSLO Norway has tested a two-seater electric plane, and predicted a start to passenger flights by 2025 if new aviation technologies match a green shift that has made Norwegians the world's top buyers of electric cars.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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US agrees to alter 1953 armistice if North gives up nuclear weapons...

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump has agreed to...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Japan's government ready to bet the house on casinos...

Japan's powerful Lower Chamber of Parliament has passed a controversial Bill to regulate the setting up of integrated resorts, including casinos. This paves the way for casino moguls to enter what is projected to become the world's second-largest ...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Nearly tenfold jump in phishing instances last year: CSA report...

Phishing instances here increased by almost 10 times last year, a report showed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Go Ahead Quote Me...

Often, when I put final touches on a song, I feel like I have completed more than 30 songs because I rewrote it so many times.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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World Briefs: 'No plans to extend' Iran missiles' range...

LONDON Teheran has...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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China pledges to hit back if Trump imposes more tariffs...

China's Commerce Ministry warned that China will have...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Buzzing: Beyonce and Jay-Z album now on all platforms...

Beyonce and Jay-Z have made their surprise joint album available on all platforms, including Spotify, after initially making it exclusive to their fledgling Tidal service. Last Saturday, the couple released Everything Is Love, celebrating marital bliss af...

 2018-06-19 21:00 

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Make estate roads safer for residents...

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