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 2018-12-06 21:01 

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White House knew in advance about Huawei arrest...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The White House said Thursday (Dec 6) it knew in advance that Canada planned to arrest an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei on the same day as a summit between Washington and Beijing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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My Melody fans snap up food holders in just hours...

Fans of Sanrio's My Melody waited in line at McDonald's outlets islandwide from the wee hours of yesterday for a chance to snag limited-edition food holders featuring the adorable bunny.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Durant dismisses Lebron team-up...

Kevin Durant could become a free agent in the summer, but there is little possibility of him playing alongside LeBron James.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Selling to sports fans is a numbers game...

HONG KONG Think of it as Moneyball for e-commerce.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Curbing climate change will lower pollution deaths: WHO...

KATOWICE (Poland) Fighting climate change is one of the best ways to improve health around the world, and the benefits of fewer deaths and hospitalisations would far outweigh the costs of not acting, the World Health Organisation said.. Read more at strai...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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New JB port limits go beyond KL's past claims...

For more than 20 years, Malaysia had claimed certain waters west of Tuas as its own and acknowledged that Singapore's waters lay beyond that, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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US trade deficit hits 10-year high, driven by record imports...

WASHINGTON The US trade deficit hit a 10-year high in October as Americans used a stronger dollar to snap up record imports, the government reported yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Australia passes sweeping anti-encryption legislation...

CANBERRA Australia's Parliament passed some of the world's toughest anti-encryption legislation yesterday, installing a Bill that seeks to force Facebook and other tech giants to help decode messages used in terrorism and organised crime.. Read mo...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Director accused of sexual assault...

TAIPEI Acclaimed Taiwanese director Doze Niu of Monga (2010) fame has been accused of sexually assaulting a female employee.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Social value of Sydney Opera House soars to $6.1b...

SYDNEY The Sydney Opera House's price tag has been put at A$6.2 billion (S$6.1 billion), jumping by more than a third in just five years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Walk in the park...

Deer at the Jim Corbett National Park, a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India's Uttarakhand state, in October 2005. Rich in flora and fauna, the park is known for its endangered Bengal tigers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Local content tops trend list for YouTube S'pore...

Home-grown singer-songwriter Charlie Lim has beaten superstar JJ Lin in the popularity stakes on YouTube.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Huawei CFO's arrest weighs on Asia bourses...

Investors on edge over trade issues took another hit yesterday when Huawei Technologies' chief financial officer (CFO) was arrested in Canada over potential violations of United States sanctions on Iran.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Spreading festive cheer to foreign workers...

It's the school holidays and six-year-old Raphael was on a special mission with his father, Mr Shawn Quek, yesterday afternoon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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No winners in tit-for-tat battles...

I agree with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan and Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin on the disputes between Singapore and Malaysia over airspace and territorial waters (Observers see disputes continuing for some time; Dec 5).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Gas leak likely cause of Kuching mall blast...

KUCHING Malaysian police have ruled out terrorism or criminal acts in the explosion at Cityone Megamall in Kuching, Sarawak, which left three people dead and 41 others injured.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Changes in port limits and claims over the years...

Malaysia's recent unilateral and arbitrary extension of the Johor Baru port limits goes beyond what it had claimed as its territorial waters, Singapore said yesterday....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Happenings - Food...

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 2018-12-06 21:00 

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World Briefs: Yemen war rivals lash out in talks...

RIMBO (Sweden) Talks between Yemen's government and rebels, locked in a devastating war for nearly four years, opened yesterday amid high tension.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Chanel sheds lizard, crocodile and snake skin...

PARIS Chanel has become the first luxury fashion house to turn its back on exotic animal pelts such as lizard, crocodile and snake skins, in a move hailed by animal rights groups on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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With economic growth, why aren't low-wage workers earning more?...

I felt the minimum wage roundtable was disappointing as it appeared to be a rehashing of the same opinions ($15 okay for bowl of ramen, but not more than $3 for hawker food?; Dec 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Clinical Vietnam march on to final as favourites for Suzuki Cup...

HANOI Vietnam coach Park Hang-seo knows that the only way to win an intense football match is to be more clinical in front of goal than the opponents.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Asian-inspired athleisure wear designed for Asian women...

What started out as a hobby for Ms Diana Chang, founder of Yumi Active, ended up as a way to help her both personally and professionally.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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One year on, Eleanor remains in hearts of family and friends...

Madam Jacelyn Wong, 25, has a three-year-old son and is expecting another boy in February.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Time for minimum wage pilot tests...

The conversation on a minimum wage has been going on for too long and it is time to implement pilot tests to see if this model will work for our society ($15 okay for bowl of ramen, but not more than $3 for hawker food?; Dec 2).. Read more at straitstimes...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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S'pore a step behind Thais but aim to end on a high...

Singapore coach Matti Joutsikoski has called on his men to bounce back after their shock 4-3 defeat by Thailand in the World Floorball Championships yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Fewer private homes from upcoming Govt Land Sales...

Concerns about oversupply and slowing demand following the July cooling measures and general economic uncertainty have put the squeeze on the Government's Land Sales programme for the first half of next year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Gigs Picks: Charlie Lim Live In Concert...

In recent years, Chinese singer Na Ying has been better known as a judge on television reality show The Voice Of China and subsequently Sing! China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Singapore welcomes truce in US-China trade dispute, says DPM Teo...

Singapore welcomes the pause in the trade war between the United States and China as the conflict does not benefit anyone, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has said in an interview with television news outlet France 24.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Finding a niche as a mid-range brand...

While many brick-and-mortar retail stores are struggling to attract customers in the age of online shopping, local athleisure brand Vivre Activewear has three retail stores - the latest of which opened at VivoCity in September.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Go Ahead Quote Me...

It's nobody's fault. It's just like I guess we grew out of love.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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What landscaping tripartite cluster can do to help workers' lot...

Recently, it was reported that landscaping workers will get a pay rise and bonus (Landscaping workers to get pay rise, bonus from 2020; Dec 1).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Singapore regulators refuse to allow Noble to transfer listing...

Noble Group, once Asia's top commodity trader, will not be allowed to transfer its listing status to New Noble on the Singapore Exchange as part of its proposed restructuring, with regulators citing potentially inflated assets.. Read more at straitsti...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Sports World : Woods to captain US Presidents Cup team...

Tiger Woods said yesterday he was keen to be a playing captain at next year's Presidents Cup, and he will draw on his recent Ryder Cup experience to help him out.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Bilateral disputes over territorial waters...

1979: Malaysia publishes a map depicting the limits of the territorial waters it claims, including in the areas in the eastern and western approaches to Singapore. This is the same map Malaysia used when claiming Pedra Branca as its own.. Read more at str...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Happenings - Arts...

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 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Fight territorial tussles in international court...

It is regrettable that Singapore-Malaysia ties took a turn over airspace and territorial water disputes (S'pore-KL ties hit by disputes over waters and airspace; Dec 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Heist movie and concerts to watch out for...

SCAN TO LISTEN str.sg/oBpQ. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Private housing supply to be cut...

Private housing supply for the first half of next year under the Government Land Sales programme will be cut by nearly 20 per cent, the Ministry of National Development (MND) said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Singapore Writers Festival to run from Nov 1 to 10...

Next year's Singapore Writers Festival will run from Nov 1 to 10 under the leadership of incoming festival director Pooja Nansi, the National Arts Council said yesterday at a thank-you lunch held at Chijmes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Scouts, girl guides receive top awards from President...

Six girl guides from Girl Guides Singapore and four venture scouts from Singapore Scout Association received the highest President's Guide Award and President's Scout Award from President Halimah Yacob at the Istana yesterday.. Read more at strait...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Khaw tells Malaysian ships to back off as S'pore expands port limits...

Malaysia should...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Arts Picks: Disparate Bodies...

YOU CAN REACH THE SKY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Andre and Hailey rule the course...

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 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Brexit vote to go ahead on Tuesday...

LONDON The British Parliament's vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal will go ahead on Tuesday, her office said yesterday, despite a report stating that ministers had sought a delay to prevent a huge defeat that could bring down the gov...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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SolarHome raises $13.7m debt from crowdfunding platforms...

The Singapore-based start-up SolarHome has turned to debt from crowdfunding platforms to fund its expansion.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Pujara's 123 keeps India alive on first day...

ADELAIDE A rescue mission seemingly tailor-made for Virat Kohli instead fell to Cheteshwar Pujara who took his captain's Superman cape and struck a vital century to save India on day one of the series-opening Test against Australia.. Read more at stra...

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Founder's daughter rose from secretary to CFO...

SHANGHAI When news broke yesterday that a top Huawei executive had been arrested in Canada, Ms Meng Wanzhou became one of the most talked-about people online and in social media chat groups.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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The Weeknd traverses genres in high-energy show...

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 2018-12-06 21:00 

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An urgent cry for help...

This malnourished girl had her weight checked using a large bucket and weighing scales at the Bangui paediatric complex in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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