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 2019-09-15 13:16 

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Singapore's air quality expected to 'gradually improve' in next 24 hours: NEA...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's air quality is expected to...

 2019-09-15 13:10 

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Fed trades 'remarkably positive' for 'no precedents' after volatile year...

A year ago, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell held a...

 2019-09-15 13:00 

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Rugby: Former Wales and British Lions captain Gareth Thomas explains pain of living with HIV...

LONDON (AFP) - Former Wales and British and Irish Lions rugby captain Gareth Thomas has released an emotional video explaining his reason for going public on being HIV positive.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 12:56 

The Strait Times

Homegrown food startups get a hand in the kitchen with new innovation hub...

SINGAPORE - Food startups here may have a new home in a 90,000 square foot building in Chin Bee Drive, offering facilities such as research and development laboratories, a co-working space, and trading, logistics and manufacturing facilities.. Read more a...

 2019-09-15 12:54 

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Bahamas tourist industry hopes for quick comeback from 'Category Hell' storm...

As rescuers search for bodies amid mountains of debris and the stench of death on the Bahamas island of Abaco, life on most of the archipelago's ......

 2019-09-15 12:38 

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Fire breaks out at Geylang shophouses...

SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at two shophouse units along Geylang Lorong 4 on Sunday afternoon (Sep 15). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) ......

 2019-09-15 12:30 

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Former Wales captain Thomas reveals living with HIV...

Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he has been living with HIV...

 2019-09-15 12:20 

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Hasenhuettl hails Djenepo's impact in Saints' win at Sheffield...

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuettl applauded Moussa Djenepo's ability to adapt quickly after playing the winger out of position in Saturday's 1-0 ......

 2019-09-15 12:02 

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Singapore Prison Service to rename newsletter after name triggers backlash...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Prison Service (SPS) will give its quarterly newsletter a...

 2019-09-15 12:00 

The Strait Times

Yale University expresses concern over cancellation of Yale-NUS course on dissent...

SINGAPORE - Yale University has expressed concern over the cancellation of a programme by Yale-NUS College that was meant to introduce students to various modes of dissent and organising resistance, adding that such an action might threaten the values of ...

 2019-09-15 11:54 

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Haze in Singapore: Better air quality expected with PSI set to improve over 24 hours...

SINGAPORE -Singaporeans may breathe better when they wake up Monday morning with improvements to the air quality expected.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 11:45 

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Football: Brunei DPMM clinch Singapore Premier League title...

SINGAPORE: Bruneian side Brunei DPMM won the Singapore Premier League (SPL) on Sunday (Sep 15), making it the fifth time a foreign team has won ......

 2019-09-15 11:40 

The Strait Times

Two dead, 40 missing after tourist boat capsizes in India...

NEW DELHI (DPA) - At least two people have drowned and 40 more are missing after a boat capsized in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (Sept 15), police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 11:39 

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US warship docks in Lebanon amid regional tensions...

The United States navy destroyer USS Ramage docked briefly in Lebanon, the US embassy in Beirut said on Sunday, amid heightened regional tensions....

 2019-09-15 11:30 

The Strait Times

Football: Hougang United score four goals against Geylang International, but still concede SPL title to Brunei DPMM...

SINGAPORE - Hougang United battled from three goals down to draw 4-4 with Geylang International at Our Tampines Hub on Sunday (Sept 15), but the result could not prevent their hopes of a first Singapore Premier League (SPL) title going up in smoke.. Read ...

 2019-09-15 11:23 

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Iran refutes US accusations over Saudi attacks...

Iran on Sunday dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi oil installations, suggesting the United States was seeking a pretext ......

 2019-09-15 11:17 

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Belgium's pick for EU Commission faces graft inquiry...

Belgium's candidate for the incoming European Commission, Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, faces a preliminary probe into accusations of money ......

 2019-09-15 11:03 

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British PM Boris Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct 31 Brexit...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the comic book character The Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview where he stressed his determination to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct 31.. Read more at straits...

 2019-09-15 11:01 

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Afghan, US forces kill Taleban governors, fighters...

KABUL (REUTERS) - Afghan forces backed by the US killed two senior Taleban leaders and at least 38 fighters of the hardline insurgent group in joint air strikes conducted in the northern and western regions of Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday (Sept 1...

 2019-09-15 10:55 

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Peterson eases past Rybakina to win maiden WTA title in Nanchang...

REUTERS: Sweden's Rebecca Peterson brushed aside Elena Rybakina 6-2 6-0 to win her maiden WTA title at the Jiangxi Open in Nanchang on Sunday. ......

 2019-09-15 10:55 

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Hibino beats doubles partner Doi to clinch Hiroshima title...

REUTERS: Japan's Nao Hibino beat compatriot and doubles partner Misaki Doi 6-3 6-2 at the Hana-cupid Japan Women's Open in Hiroshima on Sunday to ......

 2019-09-15 10:53 

The Strait Times

Over 250 media outlets in global climate reporting initiative...

SINGAPORE - Starting Monday (Sept 16), more than 250 media outlets around the world, including The Straits Times, will be participating in a collaborative effort to boost reporting on climate change and raise awareness of one of the key stories of our tim...

 2019-09-15 10:43 

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Basketball: France recover late to beat Australia 67-59 for bronze medal at World Cup...

BEIJING (AP) - France defeated Australia 67-59 on Sunday (Sept 15) to take the third-place play-off in the World Cup - their second-straight bronze medal and matching their best finish.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 10:32 

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Syrian government artillery pounds south Idlib...

BEIRUT (REUTERS) - Syrian troops shelled the south of Idlib on Sunday (Sept 15), according to rescuers and residents in the rebel stronghold, where a ceasefire had halted a fierce army offensive two weeks ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 10:28 

The Strait Times

Haze in Singapore: Schools to reopen tomorrow despite air quality, but agencies have plans in place...

SINGAPORE - Schools will reopen on Monday (Sept 16) but are ready to respond and take appropriate haze management measures, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 10:21 

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WeWork IPO spells rough landing for CEO Neumann...

Adam Neumann showed he can capitalize on troubled times a decade ago, tapping into demand for workspace by those forced out of jobs in the ......

 2019-09-15 09:47 

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas at petrol-bomb throwing protesters...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near the Legislative Council ......

 2019-09-15 09:31 

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ST Run: Sign up before registration closes at 11:59pm on Sunday...

SINGAPORE - Registration for The Straits Times Run closes at 11:59pm on Sunday (Sept 15).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 09:31 

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Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attack on Aramco oil plants...

Saudi stocks plunged 2.3per cent as the market opened on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day ......

 2019-09-15 09:31 

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Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on Aramco oil plants...

Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom's oil industry a day earlier knocked out more than ......

 2019-09-15 09:18 

The Strait Times

Angelina Jolie's son Maddox has testing time at Yonsei University, with media hounding him...

Angelina Jolie's son Maddox has had a testing time at Seoul's Yonsei University.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 09:17 

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Malaysia to focus cloud seeding operations in Selangor, Johor to reduce haze...

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia will focus its cloud seeding operations in haze-affected states Selangor and Johor, which have recorded high Air Pollutant ......

 2019-09-15 09:05 

The Strait Times

Skateboarding: Briton Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at world c'ships with eye on Tokyo Olympics...

(THE GUARDIAN) - Sky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on track to become the youngest female from her country at the Summer Olympics, won bronze at the world championships in Brazil on Saturday (Sept 14).. Read more at straitsti...

 2019-09-15 09:02 

The Strait Times

Haze in Singapore: PSI dips amid light rain but PM2.5 concentration rises...

SINGAPORE - The air quality improved slightly on Sunday afternoon (Sept 15) as Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) readings dipped amid light rain in several parts of the island.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 08:55 

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Done with experiments, Wales eying hot start - Gatland...

Wales did not fully expressed themselves in their pre-World Cup matches and are looking for a strong start in their bid to win the Webb Ellis ......

 2019-09-15 08:55 

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MOE will consider closing schools when air quality forecast enters 'hazardous' level...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Sunday (Sep 15) that it will consider closing schools when the air quality forecast enters the ......

 2019-09-15 08:54 

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Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died: Reports...

BANGKOK: More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a ......

 2019-09-15 08:52 

The Strait Times

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died...

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral disease because their immune systems were weakened by inbreeding, media reported.. Read more...

 2019-09-15 08:40 

The Strait Times

Philippines boosts swine fever checks as pigs die in capital...

MANILA (BLOOMBERG) - The Philippines wants operators who raise pigs in their backyards, which account for 65 per cent of the nation's hog output, to be more vigilant in monitoring for African swine fever after dozens of the animals were found dead in ...

 2019-09-15 08:30 

The Strait Times

No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary...

BEIJING (AP) - China has banned flying kites, drones and captive pigeons over central Beijing for more than two weeks as it prepares for a military parade and other celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Oct 1.. Read more at ...

 2019-09-15 08:25 

The Strait Times

Protests mount in Indian Kashmir clampdown...

SRINAGAR, INDIA (AFP) - Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a security lockdown to quell unrest, a senior government source told AFP.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 08:21 

The Strait Times

South Korean police set to question former iKON member B.I over alleged drug use...

Three months after B.I left South Korean boy band iKON over drug-taking allegations, the 22-year-old now has a chance to clear his name.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 08:20 

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Rugby: Barrett happy to toe All Blacks line at fullback...

For a playmaker who claimed back-to-back World Player of the Year awards as flyhalf in 2016-17, Beauden Barrett might have had some cause to query ......

 2019-09-15 07:57 

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Protests mount in Indian Kashmir clampdown...

Kashmir has seen an average of nearly 20 protests per day against Indian rule over the last six weeks despite a security lockdown to quell unrest, ......

 2019-09-15 07:31 

The Strait Times

Cyclists and PMD users concerned about new ban in common areas; town councils say rule to remain...

SINGAPORE - Food delivery rider Shahrulnizam Ramli, 32, used to take his two children, aged four and five, out cycling around his Tampines Housing Board estate every weekend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 07:31 

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UAE aviation authority not optimistic Boeing 737 MAX will return this year...

The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic the Boeing 737 MAX would return to ......

 2019-09-15 06:57 

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Protesters call on UK to protect Hong Kongers from China...

Protesters rallied outside Britain's consulate in Hong Kong, demanding London do more to protect its former colonial subjects....

 2019-09-15 06:31 

The Strait Times

Taiwan actress Jiang Ping divorces husband after his affair with her mother...

He was 14 years older than her but Taiwanese actress Jiang Ping had no qualms marrying the scriptwriter, despite a short period of courtship.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 06:15 

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Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games...

TOKYO: Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organisers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures ......

 2019-09-15 05:33 

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Artificial intelligence for construction safety, 3D printing part of new technologies trialled by HDB...

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has rolled out the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance worker safety at its construction sites....

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