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 2018-09-20 21:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Judge bars parade of Cosby accusers at sentencing hearing...

A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied a request by prosecutors to allow additional women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual ......

 2018-09-20 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Cryptocurrency has hit bottom, bitcoin due for renaissance: Novogratz...

Michael Novogratz, former macro hedge fund manager and founder of cryptocurrency asset management firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management, on ......

 2018-09-20 21:05 

Jakarta Post

Pertamina told to pick unsold blocks...

The government plans to instruct state-owned energy company Pertamina to assume control of unsold oil and gas blocks as the government puts seven blocks up for auction, including four onstream blocks....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Excerpts from readers' letters...

REGULATE BANNERS, ADS. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Woman fined $32k for not declaring taxable items...

A 42-year-old Singaporean woman was fined about $32,000 yesterday after she pleaded guilty to failing to declare taxable goods brought into Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tech giants may be compelled by law to act...

Technology companies may have to come under laws compelling them to act against false information online, with the Government accepting in principle recommendations by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Next 24 Hours...

TODAY - BADMINTON: China Open Q-finals (StarHub Ch201, noon).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

No weight given to historian's views as he was found lacking in credibility...

The Select Committee tasked to study fake news said it did not find historian Thum Ping Tjin to be credible and gave no weight to his views.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Food Picks...

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 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Firm friends and fast buddies race for ST Run finish line...

There are many ways to describe a friendship, but...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Russian reprieve met with dismay...

LONDON The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) may face the gravest crisis in its 19-year history after it lifted Russia's suspension, despite pleas from the rest of the anti-doping community that such a decision would be unwise and premature.. Read more ...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Ascott Reit acquires site at one-north for co-living property...

Ascott Residence Trust (Ascott Reit) has acquired a prime greenfield site at one-north for $62.4 million for its first development project, which will be a co-living property.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bhutan elections watched closely by India, China...

The defeat of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) of Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay in Bhutan is seen as a major upset in an election being closely watched by India and China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Workouts, family fun and more at ST Run Festival...

DAYS TO GO 2. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Never too young to join the police...

Chilean police officers marching with the puppy section of the police force's canine unit during the annual military parade at O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

US once copied ideas too, says top economist...

As tensions between the world's two largest economies escalate into a full-blown trade war, US President Donald Trump has accused China of stealing American know-how by forced technology transfer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Taiwan expects more Chinese cyber attacks as polls near...

HONG KONG/TAIPEI Taiwan is bracing itself for an onslaught of cyber attacks from mainland China ahead of local elections in November intended to undermine a President who has defied Beijing's efforts to bring the democratically ruled island under its ...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Company Briefs: Mapletree Logistics Trust...

Mapletree Logistics Trust has completed the private placement it launched on Wednesday. MLT told the Singapore Exchange yesterday morning it will issue 309.9 million new units at $1.21 apiece to raise $375 million.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

China-S'pore trade pact upgrade ready by end of this year...

Singapore and China will conclude the upgrade of their Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by the end of this year, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, giving certainty for the first time to when the new deal will be sealed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Moon hopes US, N. Korea resume nuke talks...

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in has voiced hopes that nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States will resume soon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

SPH hires consulting firm to help tap analytics...

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has hired consulting firm Happy Marketer to help with its implementation of enterprise analytics tool Google 360, which helps companies track user behaviour across multiple channels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

LeBron James, Ryan Coogler team up for new Space Jam film...

LOS ANGELES LeBron James leaps to slam-dunk in NBA games while Ryan Coogler has made his big leap forward in Hollywood as director of Black Panther (2018).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

America's Got Talent winner grew up in Singapore...

Magician Shin Lim, who has a connection to Singapore, has won the 13th season of America's Got Talent.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Weaving their magic for a mate...

This 300m-long network of cobwebs (left) shrouding the trees, plants and rocks makes it seem as if Halloween has come early to the Greek town of Aitoliko.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Jack Ma's vow to create 1m US jobs just an act?...

BEIJING Chinese technology titan Jack Ma emerged from a meeting at Trump Tower last year with a bold promise: his e-commerce giant Alibaba would help US President Donald Trump create a million American jobs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Happenings - Arts...

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) broke the news of the scandal of Malaysian government-run strategic development company 1MDB. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

National framework to equip public with skills to discern truth...

A national framework should be implemented to educate the people and equip them with the skills to discern truth from fake news, a parliamentary Select Committee has recommended.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Allegri displeased over Ronaldo's red...

VALENCIA Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri lamented the lack of a video assistant referee (VAR) in this season's Champions League after a tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off during his team's 2-0 Group H win over Valencia on Wednesday.. Read ...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Real coach eyes further improvement...

MADRID Real Madrid have been learning to play as an evolved cohesive unit since the summer departure of Cristiano Ronaldo, and coach Julen Lopetegui praised his side for doing exactly that during their 3-0 Champions League Group G win over Roma on Wednesd...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bannon eyes new European political order...

BRUSSELS Mr Stephen Bannon helped upend the political order in the United States before falling out with President Donald Trump. Now he is looking to recreate his former glories in Europe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sports World: S'pore out of AFC U-16 Women's C'ship...

The Singapore team were eliminated from the Asian Football Confederation Under-16 Women's Championship qualifiers after a 4-0 thrashing by Iran in Hisor, Tajikistan on Wednesday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Select Committee releases 22 proposals to combat fake news...

A parliamentary Select Committee has called for new laws that will grant the Government power to swiftly disrupt the spread of online falsehoods, as part of a broad suite of measures to counter the...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Calibrated approach can allay fear of curbs on free speech...

The committee had also considered if the freedom of speech protects falsehoods, whether legal action would have a...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Aston Martin speeding ahead with October IPO...

LONDON Luxury British carmaker Aston Martin is seeking a valuation of up to 5.07 billion (S$9.2 billion) from its stock market flotation and has taken steps to prepare for any eventuality over Brexit, it said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore para-rider Laurentia Tan wins silver in world meet...

Decorated para-equestrienne Laurentia Tan added another major honour to her collection when she rode her way to a silver medal at the FEI World Equestrian Games on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Successful liver surgery paves way for similar ops...

Patients needing a liver transplant can now have a higher chance of receiving a donor organ, following the success of South-east Asia's first liver transplant involving a living donor with an incompatible blood group.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Ensuring energy security also vital: Tan Wu Meng...

Singaporeans may know how crucial water security is to the Republic's survival, but they also need to keep an eye on its energy security.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

10 must-reads for today...

1Vlogger Nas hits back. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Clearance boon for Thai passport holders...

Eligible holders of Thai international passports will be able to opt in to the frequent traveller programme from next Monday, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said yesterday. This means Thai passport holders who are on the programme will be...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Man molested hotel cleaner...

A man with a history of schizophrenia walked into Hotel Jen in Orchard Road and molested a cleaner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Scammer sentenced to 5 years' corrective training...

A jobless man made more than $13,000 through a scam in which he used stolen credit card details to top up ez-link cards which he then refunded for cash.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Make alcohol tests for pilots mandatory...

I must confess that I am afraid of flying.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Both countries sign seven deals on bilateral cooperation...

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 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Punchlines: Sept 21, 2018...

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 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Happenings - Film...

Nasi Lemak 2.0 (2011, PG) In this Malaysian comedy (Mandarin and Malay with English subtitles), young chef Huang (Namewee) struggles to get his restaurant business going and adapt to the local cooking that his patrons desire. He is also well known as Hero...

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Moon's trip to Pyongyang ends on symbolic high...

It had been South Korean President Moon Jae-in's long-cherished wish, and it came true as he wrapped up his visit to the North yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Stem pattern designer closes shops...

DUBLIN The queen of prints is losing her empire.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Indonesia 'set to grow 5.2% this year'...

The World Bank has maintained a positive outlook on Indonesia's economy despite rising external pressures that may curb growth this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Not all blocks have emergency lights...

There was a power failure in my block in Tampines for about two hours on Aug 26.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Build new MRT line from Jurong West to city...

The recent train disruption on Wednesday affected thousands of commuters on the East-West Line, between Boon Lay and Queenstown stations (Track point fault on East-West Line rectified after 7 hours, train service resumed: SMRT; Sept 19).. Read more at str...

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