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 2021-04-19 09:15 

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UK PM Johnson cancels trip to India due to COVID-19 worries...

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (Apr 19) cancelled a planned trip to India, scheduled to take place next week, due to the ......

 2021-04-19 09:00 

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Shock win over Nadal leaves Rublev with little time to rest...

REUTERS: Andrey Rublev said he had accepted a wild card for Barcelona this week in the belief that his participation in the Monte Carlo ......

 2021-04-19 08:58 

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Toyota to review climate stance as investors turn up the heat...

TOKYO: Japan's Toyota Motor signalled a shift in its climate change stance on Monday (Apr 19), saying it would review its lobbying and be more ......

 2021-04-19 08:54 

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Citigroup to hire 2,300 staff in Singapore and Hong Kong to boost global wealth business...

SINGAPORE - Citigroup said it will add around 2,300 employees and invest in cutting-edge technology in its wealth management hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:51 

The Strait Times

Phase 2 of underground 'highway' for used water to be financed through borrowing: MOF...

SINGAPORE - A major project that aims to free up space on land by moving facilities for treating used water underground is under way, with about a quarter of a 100km-long conveyance system for central and western Singapore completed so far.. Read more at ...

 2021-04-19 08:51 

The Strait Times

GZERO VIDEO: The climate cost of big tech's space obsession...

NEW YORK (GZERO MEDIA) - Should wealthy individuals and nations concentrate on the Earth instead of space?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:46 

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South Korea looks to ban Internet file-sharing with North Korea...

South Koreans may soon have to get official permission to exchange digital material with anyone in North Korea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:40 

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Football: Melbourne Victory appoint ex-Blackburn manager Kean as interim head coach...

MELBOURNE: Melbourne Victory appointed former Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean as their interim head coach until the end of the season on ......

 2021-04-19 08:39 

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Malaysian netizens angry with report of royal vaccinations, govt's flailing response to Covid...

Malaysians have been angry with what they saw as double standards in the government's response.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:39 

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COVID-19 alert in Vanuatu after infected body washes ashore...

PORT VILA, Vanuatu: Vanuatu slapped travel restrictions on its most populous island on Monday (Apr 19) after tests confirmed that a body that ......

 2021-04-19 08:38 

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PKR explores 'healthier' political funding system as it launches e-commerce store for party merchandise...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian opposition party Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) said it is aiming to create a healthier political funding system through ......

 2021-04-19 08:37 

The Strait Times

Actor Rayson Tan skips Star Awards due to mum's death but urges wife Chen Liping to attend...

Actor Rayson Tan skipped this year's Star Awards, which took place on Sunday (April 18), as his 81-year-old mother had died the day before.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:35 

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European soccer club shares jump after Super League announcement...

Shares in Italian soccer club Juventus and England's Manchester United jumped on Monday after they and ten other top European clubs launched a ......

 2021-04-19 08:35 

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Covid-19 alert in Vanuatu after infected body washes ashore...

The Pacific island nation has recorded only three coronavirus cases, all in arriving travellers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:31 

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Korean e-commerce firm Coupang said to move ahead in expansion into S'pore, looks to hire senior execs here...

SINGAPORE - E-commerce giant Coupang, which has been called South Korea's Amazon, is looking to hire senior executives in Singapore, as part of its first foray overseas.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:22 

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Kremlin critic Navalny must receive medical aid, EU tells Russia...

Navalny's allies say he is in a critical health condition in prison.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:22 

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Russia, Hualan Biological Bacterin agree to produce Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in China...

More than 100 million doses of the vaccine are expected to be produced.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:20 

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Chess grandmasters resume COVID-delayed tournament in Russia...

MOSCOW: The world's top chess players are set to resume a tournament in Russia on Monday (Apr 19) after it was abruptly halted more than a year ......

 2021-04-19 08:19 

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Taiwan seeking long-range cruise missiles from US...

TAIPEI: Taiwan is seeking to acquire long-range, air-launched cruise missiles from the US, a defence official said on Monday (Apr 19), as the ......

 2021-04-19 08:19 

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What's next for Jack Ma's Ant Group after China orders revamp?...

HONG KONG: China has imposed a sweeping restructuring plan on Jack Ma's Ant Group, the fintech conglomerate whose record US$37 billion IPO was ......

 2021-04-19 08:13 

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Week-long lockdown in New Delhi as COVID-19 cases soar...

India's capital New Delhi will impose a week-long lockdown from Monday night, officials said, as the megacity struggles to contain a huge surge in ......

 2021-04-19 08:13 

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ABN AMRO pays multimillion fine in money laundering probe...

THE HAGUE: ABN AMRO has agreed to pay 480 million (US$574 million) as part of a settlement with prosecutors who accused the Dutch state-owned ......

 2021-04-19 08:08 

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Football: Key facts about the European Super League...

Twelve major football clubs announced a new European Super League on Monday (Apr 19), breaking away from the UEFA Champions League and prompting ......

 2021-04-19 08:05 

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JP Morgan to finance breakaway Super League...

JP Morgan on Monday said that it was financing the new breakaway Super League, announced by 12 of Europe's biggest soccer clubs on Sunday....

 2021-04-19 08:05 

The Strait Times

Protests spur Pakistan to talk with extremist group it banned...

Demonstrations in the second-largest city Lahore killed at least three people on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:04 

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1 community infection among 20 new Covid-19 cases in S'pore...

This takes Singapore's total to 60,851 cases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 08:00 

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S'pore ISP offers 'clean pipes' to protect Web-connected devices...

The service could secure a consumer's home broadband connection by scanning for and blocking threats at the network level.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 07:52 

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Sale of Chinese painting shows art value rising in COVID-19 pandemic...

HONG KONG: A Chinese painting from 1924 is expected to fetch at least US$45 million in an auction in Hong Kong, as collectors' appetite for art ......

 2021-04-19 07:52 

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1 community case among 20 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: One community case was among the 20 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Monday (Apr 19), said the Ministry of ......

 2021-04-19 07:50 

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Sri Lanka cricket great Muralitharan undergoes angioplasty...

Muttiah Muralitharan has undergone a scheduled angioplasty at a hospital in Chennai and has responded well to the procedure, a spokesman for the ......

 2021-04-19 07:47 

The Strait Times

Microsoft to invest $1.3 billion in Malaysia to set up data centres...

Microsoft will also assist up to a million Malaysians in getting digital skills by the end of 2023.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 07:44 

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New Zealand says 'uncomfortable' with expanding Five Eyes...

SYDNEY: New Zealand said it is...

 2021-04-19 07:40 

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Olympique Lyon shares slip after top soccer clubs announce breakaway Super League...

PARIS: Shares in French soccer club Olympique Lyon slipped on Monday after twelve of Europe's top clubs launched a breakaway Super League, ......

 2021-04-19 07:39 

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Microsoft to invest US$1 billion in Malaysia to set up data centres: PM Muhyiddin Yassin...

KUALA LUMPUR: Microsoft Corporation will invest US$1 billion in Malaysia over the next five years as part of a new partnership with government ......

 2021-04-19 07:33 

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Philippines lifts suspension on AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for under 60s...

The Philippines will resume administering AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to people below 60 years of age, health officials said on Monday, ending ......

 2021-04-19 07:30 

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China's births may fall below 10 million annually in next five years...

Economic uncertainties due to the pandemic have further weighed on decisions to have children.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 07:28 

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Syndicate member behind S$2.5m cross-border investment scam gets jail, squandered millions at casino...

SINGAPORE: A member of a syndicate linked to S$2.5 million worth of cross-border investment scams, perpetuated via shell companies with fake ......

 2021-04-19 07:25 

Tech in Asia

Report: Ant Group mulls ways for Jack Ma's exit...

Officials from the People's Bank of China and financial regulators reportedly held talks with Ma and the fintech giant, discussing the possible exit....

 2021-04-19 07:25 

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Australia 'pretty confident' for Tokyo after national championships...

MELBOURNE: Australian swimming emerged from its national championships with a string of encouraging performances from the country's major ......

 2021-04-19 07:24 

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New Delhi to impose week-long lockdown as cases soar: Chief minister...

Healthcare system...

 2021-04-19 07:23 

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China's births may fall below 10 million annually in next five years: Expert...

BEIJING: China could see its number of births slide below 10 million annually in the next five years if the government does not quickly abolish ......

 2021-04-19 07:20 

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Tsitsipas happy to follow mother onto Monte Carlo honour roll...

Stefanos Tsitsipas said he had a little extra motivation to win his maiden ATP Masters 1000 title against Andrey Rublev on Sunday as he was keen ......

 2021-04-19 07:18 

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Macron urges law change after Jewish woman's killer avoids trial...

President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial on the grounds he acted in ......

 2021-04-19 07:15 

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Thailand's COVID-19 infections ease after days of record highs...

BANGKOK: Thailand reported 1,390 new coronavirus cases on Monday (Apr 19), slowing slightly after a run of record daily highs, amid a new wave of ......

 2021-04-19 07:11 

The Strait Times

Philippines lifts suspension on AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for under 60s...

Health authorities will release guidelines on the use of the shots.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 07:08 

The Strait Times

Global centre focused on reducing shipping emissions to be set up in Singapore...

It is part of recommendations by an international body to make shipping more environmentally friendly.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 07:06 

The Strait Times

Thai Covid-19 infections ease after days of record highs...

1,390 new cases reported, down by a fifth from previous day amid third wave in country.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 07:05 

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Italy's Serie A clubs meet on Monday on Super League - sources...

ROME: Italy's top flight Serie A league is set to meet on Monday at 1530 GMT to discuss a decision by 12 European clubs to launch a new Super ......

 2021-04-19 07:00 

The Strait Times

China's carbon market will play key role in climate change fight, PBOC Chief says...

China's national carbon market should be a financial market that serves to fully price risks, central bank Governor Yi Gang said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-19 06:49 

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5 shot, critically injured in Louisiana shooting...

LOUISIANA: Five people were hospitalised after being shot and critically injured in a drive-by shooting at a liquor store in Shreveport, ......

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