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 2022-01-25 22:36 

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Meet the entrepreneur who brought White Rabbit candy ice cream to Singapore...

Singer-producer-turned-entrepreneur Dave Fu, son of 70s-era Taiwanese singer Bao Nana, introduced this modern spin to a nostalgic favourite to bring some cheer to Singaporeans during the pandemic....

 2022-01-25 22:32 

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Riyadh and Bangkok restore ties, decades after gem theft...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Thailand on Tuesday (Jan 25) announced they had re-established diplomatic ties, after more than three decades of frozen relations linked to the theft of jewels from a Saudi palace.Thai-born janitor Kriangkrai Techamong stole US$20...

 2022-01-25 22:31 

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Morocco fight back to beat Malawi and reach Cup of Nations quarters...

YAOUNDE : Achraf Hakimi curled in a long-range free kick as Morocco came from behind to beat Malawi 2-1 in the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday and stay on course for their first African title in over 45 years.Fullback Hakimi's precise ...

 2022-01-25 22:20 

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Microsoft cloud performance lags highest Wall Street hopes...

:Microsoft Corp hit Wall Street targets for cloud services revenue, but that was not enough for some of the most optimistic investors and shares fell 5per cent in extended trade.Total revenue beat expectations but the outperformance did not flow through t...

 2022-01-25 22:19 

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What threat? Russian state TV plays down Moscow's role in Ukraine crisis...

MOSCOW: NATO is scrambling to beef up its eastern flank and Western governments have warned of crippling economic sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine, but watching Russian state TV provides little sense,...

 2022-01-25 22:15 

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In a world going wireless, is radiation from mobile and other devices a growing danger?...

As more people buy anti-radiation products as shields against electronic devices like phones and Wi-Fi routers, the programme Talking Point finds answers to seven must-ask questions about how exposed we really are....

 2022-01-25 22:13 

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Putin meeting with Italy business elite to go ahead despite Ukraine...

The meeting, originally scheduled for November, will be via a video link.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 22:11 

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US House leaders set to unveil chips, China competition bill...

WASHINGTON : U.S. House of Representatives leaders are set to unveil as soon as later on Tuesday a bill to increase U.S. competitiveness with China and boost federal spending on semiconductors, aides told Reuters.President Joe Biden's administration i...

 2022-01-25 22:03 

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Commentary: Elections in Johor - why call for them now amid Omicron wave?...

The Melaka election results may suggest better chances for UMNO but there are uncertainties over a three-way contest, says an ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute observer....

 2022-01-25 22:03 

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Commentary: Markets in for rude awakening as US Fed scrambles to control inflation...

Supply chains and labour shortages are fuelling US inflation, with the US Federal Reserve struggling to handle the economic situation, says an American economist....

 2022-01-25 22:01 

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Biden says Putin at risk of personal sanctions over Ukraine...

The move will escalate the US effort to deter the Russian leader from war.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 22:00 

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Commentary: An Omicron spike in Singapore will be fast and furious...

But paying attention to the unvaccinated, elderly and those with pre-existing conditions can help us avoid straining the healthcare system, says SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute's Dr Paul Pronyk....

 2022-01-25 21:47 

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US stocks end lower amid worries over Ukraine, Fed...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ends down 0.2 per cent at 34,297.73.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 21:46 

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HSBC's Mexico unit analyzing possible Citibanamex purchase...

MEXICO CITY : HSBC's Mexico unit is analyzing the purchase of Citigroup's retail operations in the country, known as Citibanamex, HSBC Mexico's chief executive officer and president said on Tuesday....

 2022-01-25 21:44 

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Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine...

WASHINGTON: The United States warned Moscow on Tuesday (Jan 25) of damaging sanctions, including measures personally targeting Vladimir Putin, as Russian combat troops massing around Ukraine launched new exercises.Tension appeared to be increasing, with t...

 2022-01-25 21:39 

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US warns Belarus against helping Russia invade Ukraine...

Longtime Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko is an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 21:33 

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Dozens of people missing after boat capsizes off Florida...

US Coast Guard describes the circumstances as a...

 2022-01-25 21:11 

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YouTube will explore NFT features for creators...

YouTube is exploring features for its video creators to capitalize on non-fungible tokens, its chief executive officer said on Tuesday, becoming the latest tech company to tap into a digital collectibles craze that has exploded in the past year....

 2022-01-25 21:02 

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'We missed you': Dutch bars, cafes, museums to reopen...

THE HAGUE (AFP) - The Netherlands will this week lift some of Europe's toughest Covid-19 restrictions with bars, restaurants and museums allowed to reopen their doors, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Tuesday (Jan 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 20:50 

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Biden administration withdraws Covid-19 vaccination mandate for businesses...

Move comes after US Supreme Court strikes down mandate targeting businesses with over 100 employees.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 20:44 

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'Whose side are you on?': Russia war threat shakes Ukraine's faith in ties with Germany...

KYIV/BERLIN: So grateful were Ukrainians for British military aid arriving last week that...

 2022-01-25 20:36 

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Burkina Faso crowd celebrates West Africa's latest coup...

OUAGADOUGOU: More than 1,000 people gathered in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou on Tuesday (Jan 25) in support of a military coup that a day earlier ousted President Roch Kabore, dissolved the government and suspended the constitution.The fifth cou...

 2022-01-25 20:18 

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Finland enhances military readiness as tension rises over Ukraine...

HELSINKI: Finland has enhanced its military readiness as international tensions rise over Russia's military build-up near Ukraine.Finland, which is not a member of NATO and has a long border and a difficult history with Russia, has provided no details...

 2022-01-25 20:13 

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Neil Young to Spotify: Either remove my music or Joe Rogan podcast...

NEW YORK : Neil Young has threatened to pull his music from the Spotify streaming service in protest of its relationship with podcaster Joe Rogan, who the prolific singer-songwriter accuses of spreading misinformation about COVID-19, according to media re...

 2022-01-25 20:06 

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Macron to seek clarification of Putin's Ukraine intentions in phone call...

BERLIN: French President Emmanuel Macron said he would seek clarification over Russia's intentions towards Ukraine in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin on Friday amid rising fears of an attack by the Kremlin on its former Soviet republic.Macr...

 2022-01-25 20:01 

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US funding to WHO fell by 25% during pandemic: Document...

BRUSSELS/GENEVA: US financial contributions to the World Health Organization (WHO) have fallen by 25 per cent during the coronavirus pandemic, provisional data show, with Washington's future support to the United Nations agency under review.The large ...

 2022-01-25 19:59 

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COVID-19 is less severe with Omicron than Delta, US study suggests...

The Omicron variant appears to result in less severe COVID-19 than seen during previous periods of high coronavirus transmission including the Delta wave, with shorter hospital stays, less need for intensive care and fewer deaths, according to a new US st...

 2022-01-25 19:37 

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Robert Kennedy Jr apologises for Holocaust remarks at Covid-19 anti-vax rally...

Lawyer Kennedy said he was...

 2022-01-25 19:36 

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Google cannot escape location privacy lawsuit in Arizona, judge rules...

Allegations that Alphabet Inc's Google deceived users with unclear smartphone location tracking settings should be weighed by a jury, an Arizona judge ruled on Tuesday, refusing to toss out a lawsuit brought by the state's attorney general. Google...

 2022-01-25 19:25 

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EU eyes shift in Covid-19 travel rules to individuals...

Fully vaccinated, recovered or negative travellers should be free to move from one EU country to another.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 19:25 

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US plane brings Javelin missiles and launchers to Ukraine...

KYIV: A US plane carrying military equipment and munitions landed in Kyiv on Tuesday, the third shipment of a US$200-million security package to shore up Ukraine as it braces for a possible Russian military offensive....

 2022-01-25 19:11 

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Watford appoint former England coach Hodgson as manager...

LONDON :Watford have named former England and Liverpool coach Roy Hodgson as manager the day after sacking Claudio Ranieri following Friday's 3-0 home drubbing by fellow strugglers Norwich City, the Premier League club said.Hodgson has been brought in...

 2022-01-25 18:57 

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England's Marler tests positive for COVID-19...

England prop Joe Marler has withdrawn from the squad for this week's Six Nations training camp in Brighton after testing positive for COVID-19, England Rugby said on Tuesday.Marler, who plays for Harlequins in the Premiership and has made 72 appearanc...

 2022-01-25 18:54 

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Alec Baldwin seeks dismissal of civil suit over fatal 'Rust' shooting...

LOS ANGELES : Attorneys for Alec Baldwin and other producers of the movie...

 2022-01-25 18:35 

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Imagine no possessions: Beatles memorabilia (virtually) up for auction...

LONDON : John Lennon's son Julian is auctioning off pieces of memorabilia relating to the Beatles, including three guitars given to him by his father and handwritten notes about the 1968 song 'Hey Jude' - but not physically. Instead, the aucti...

 2022-01-25 18:29 

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Stphane Rolland returns to Paris catwalk with bold silhouettes...

PARIS : French label Stphane Rolland returned to the runway on Tuesday for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, offering an array of feminine draped dresses and billowing cloud-like gowns at Paris Fashion Week.After almost two years, the d...

 2022-01-25 18:24 

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YouTube will explore NFT features for creators...

YouTube is exploring features for its video creators to capitalize on non-fungible tokens, its chief executive officer said on Tuesday, becoming the latest tech company to tap into a digital collectibles craze that has exploded in the past year....

 2022-01-25 18:23 

The Strait Times

French man sentenced to 8 years in Iran prison for spying...

Benjamin Briere was arrested after flying a helicam in the desert near the Turkmenistan-Iran border.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 18:21 

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Syrian doctor in German torture trial denies atrocities...

FRANKFURT: A Syrian doctor on trial in Germany for torture and murder while working in military hospitals in his war-torn homeland on Tuesday (Jan 25) denied setting fire to a teenage boy's genital...

 2022-01-25 18:17 

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Senegal reach last eight as Mane scores but suffers head injury...

Senegal's Sadio Mane scored but then went off with a head injury as they beat nine-man Cape Verde Islands 2-0 in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations at the Kouekong Stadium in Bafoussam on Tuesday.Mane fired home from a set-piece after 62 minutes...

 2022-01-25 18:11 

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Chile's President-elect Boric sends Taylor Swift 'hugs' over song writing tiff, goes viral...

SANTIAGO : Chile's millennial President-elect Gabriel Boric has taken sides in his first international incident: backing pop music superstar Taylor Swift in a social media stand-off with Blur front man Damon Albarn over her songwriting credentials.Alb...

 2022-01-25 17:58 

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DC Advisory opens Dutch office, sees healthy M&A deal flow...

AMSTERDAM : Investment bank DC Advisory, which is owned by Japan's Daiwa Securities Group, said on Tuesday it has expanded into the Benelux region by opening an office in the Netherlands.The Dutch office will be led by co-CEOs Paul de Hek and Robert R...

 2022-01-25 17:54 

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Eric Staal back to lead Canada at Beijing Winter Games...

Eric Staal, who helped Canada to gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, will once again wear the Maple Leaf after being named in the men's ice hockey team on Tuesday for the Beijing Winter Games.Staal, who scored 441 goals and 1,031 points in his 17-yea...

 2022-01-25 17:45 

The Strait Times

US firms have only few days' supply of semiconductors...

A global shortage of the crucial computer chips has already forced some businesses to slash production.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 17:43 

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Norway says putting 'tangible demands' to Taliban at aid talks...

OSLO: Norway said it would press the Taliban with...

 2022-01-25 17:34 

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Police open investigation after Fiorentina's Vlahovic receives threats...

ROME : Italian police have launched an investigation after insulting and threatening banners aimed at Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic appeared on Tuesday amid media reports that he could be set for a move to rivals Juventus. A series of banners appeared...

 2022-01-25 17:32 

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Bayern allowed to admit fans to stadium again...

BERLIN : Bavaria's government agreed on Tuesday to lift a ban on spectators attending major events, allowing Bayern Munich and other professional soccer clubs in the southern German state to let spectators into their stadiums again.From Thursday, 25pe...

 2022-01-25 17:25 

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Conviction of Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' upheld by US appeals court...

NEW YORK: The Mexican drug kingpin known as...

 2022-01-25 17:15 

The Strait Times

US funding to WHO fell by 25% during pandemic, document shows...

Figures reveal the extent of cuts under Trump, but Washington's future support is under review.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 16:51 

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Monfils trusts his time will come to claim Grand Slam title...

Gael Monfils believes he still stands a chance of winning a Grand Slam before ending his career, the Frenchman said after losing to seventh seed Matteo Berrettini in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Tuesday.Former world number six Monfils enjoyed an ...

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