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 2020-01-18 04:30 

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South Koreans among seven missing in Himalayan avalanche...

KATHMANDU (AFP) - An avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna region has left at least seven people missing, including four South Koreans and three Nepalis, officials said Saturday (Jan 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 04:20 

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More seasoned, less fearless, Osaka set for Australian Open defence...

Naomi Osaka has learned to appreciate her victories more after enduring the...

 2020-01-18 04:14 

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Voters go to the polls in Kimanis by-election in Sabah...

KIMANIS (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Voters in Sabah started streaming into polling centres for the Kimanis parliamentary by-election when polls opened at 7.30am on Saturday (Jan 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 04:01 

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Trump, EU chief to meet in Davos as US tariffs loom over digital tax: Sources...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Mr Donald Trump is expected to meet with EU leader Ursula von der Leyen in Davos, Switzerland, next week, three sources said on Friday (Jan 17), as tensions mount between the allies over tariff threats and the US president faces an ...

 2020-01-18 04:00 

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Toshiba finds doubtful transactions in unit, to revise past statements...

Toshiba Corp said on Saturday it...

 2020-01-18 03:56 

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Maid, 34, charged over allegedly attacking employer with knife...

SINGAPORE - A 34-year old maid has been charged on Saturday (Jan 18) over voluntarily causing grievous hurt with a dangerous weapon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 03:45 

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China's Palace Museum apologises after woman drove inside Forbidden City...

BEIJING (XINHUA) - The Palace Museum in China apologised late on Friday (Jan 17) for its oversight after a woman drove a car inside the Forbidden City, according to its official Weibo account.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 02:33 

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China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreak...

BEIJING: Chinese health authorities said on Saturday (Jan 18) they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is ......

 2020-01-18 02:23 

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China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreak...

The four individuals are in stable condition, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 02:17 

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Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bush fire-hit regions...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia's east coast early on Saturday (Jan 18), causing road closures and flash flooding, but the country was still battling nearly 100 bush fires and some of the affected areas remained dry.. Rea...

 2020-01-18 02:14 

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Hundreds likely affected by China virus: Researchers...

The number of people infected by a mystery SARS-like virus that has killed two people in China is likely hundreds more than officially reported, ......

 2020-01-18 01:44 

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Teachers doused in jet fuel at California school sue Delta Air Lines...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Four Los Angeles-area schoolteachers who were doused with jet fuel dumped by a Delta Air Lines plane in the minutes before it made an emergency landing sued the airline on Friday (Jan 17), accusing the flight crew of negligence.. R...

 2020-01-18 01:25 

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Deaf New Yorker sues porn sites for lack of closed captions...

NEW YORK (AFP) - A deaf man in New York has filed a class action lawsuit against three pornographic websites on grounds he cannot enjoy their content fully without closed captions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 01:21 

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Union Jack, special coins but no Big Ben on Brexit night...

LONDON (AFP) - Britain will issue special coins, fly the Union Jack and project a countdown clock on the walls of Downing Street - but not bong Big Ben - on Brexit night, the government said on Friday (Jan 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 01:12 

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Off-duty Hong Kong police officer arrested for supporting protests...

HONG KONG (AFP) - An off-duty Hong Kong police officer was arrested along with seven other people on Friday (Jan 17) as they tried to put pro-democracy posters on a footbridge, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 01:01 

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Commentary: After a chaotic first wave, does bike-sharing have a decent second shot in Singapore?...

With three homegrown players SG Bike, Anywheel and Moov Technology helming the market, bike-sharing may just get that new lease of life, says ......

 2020-01-18 00:59 

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Commentary: Singapore must maintain formula of good government that has worked well for many years...

This is Prime Minister's Lee Hsien Loong's full speech at the first Public Service Leadership dinner held on Friday (Jan 17)....

 2020-01-18 00:37 

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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Jan 18...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, Jan 18.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 23:51 

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Letter of the week: Restore newly discovered istanas in Singapore...

I read with fascination and a keen interest about how the locations of 20 former istanas have been found in Singapore (Singapore's lost palaces, Jan 14).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 23:51 

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Letter of the week: New process needed to tackle neighbour disputes quickly...

There should be a better way to resolve neighbours' troubles than the present remedy of resorting to lengthy and complicated court actions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 23:13 

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Iran's Khamenei slams 'cowardly' European governments...

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday accused the governments of Britain, France and Germany of being...

 2020-01-17 23:07 

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Football: Guardiola won't watch 'unstoppable' Liverpool face Man Utd...

Pep Guardiola will not watch...

 2020-01-17 22:40 

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Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules...

Facebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over materials to that state's attorney general about thousands of apps that the ......

 2020-01-17 22:40 

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Golf: Henderson, Park share LPGA Tournament of Champions lead...

MIAMI (AFP) - Brooke Henderson eagled the 17th hole on the way to a five-under par 66 on Friday (Jan 17) to share the LPGA Tournament of Champions halfway lead with Park In-bee, who posted a bogey-free 68.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 22:35 

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Boeing finds 'minor' new 737 Max software glitch...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Boeing said on Friday (Jan 17) it discovered a new flaw in the software on the grounded 737 Max aircraft, but hopes to resolve the matter shortly so that it does not further delay the plane's expected return to service.. Read more at ...

 2020-01-17 22:15 

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Avocados hit sweet spot in China, while sucking Chile dry...

Chinese consumers have embraced the craze for the fruit only in recent years, but that is making life ever more difficult in one of its source ......

 2020-01-17 22:11 

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Commentary: Vietnamese brides increasingly the choice for China's bachelors...

The trend has also boosted a growing marriage brokering industry, says Wei Li....

 2020-01-17 22:11 

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"He deserves a lot of love from us": Fostering a child with special needs...

The Tans fostered a baby boy in 2016, only to find out later that he had global developmental delay and autism. But they say it makes them love ......

 2020-01-17 22:11 

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Forget a 'new normal' - Experts say Australia's worst bushfires still lie ahead...
 2020-01-17 22:05 

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Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor's arguments 'circular'...

Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous ......

 2020-01-17 22:05 

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Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman's total 2019 pay falls 7per cent to US$27 million...

Morgan Stanley said on Friday that its board lowered Chief Executive Officer James Gorman's total compensation for 2019 to US$27 million, from ......

 2020-01-17 22:01 

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Seven men, five women to serve on Weinstein rape trial jury...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Seven men and five women were chosen on Friday (July 17) to decide Harvey Weinstein's fate in his rape and sexual assault trial following an acrimonious jury selection process.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 22:00 

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With market at record highs, eyes on reports from chipmakers...

Reports from Netflix, Intel and Texas Instruments next week may hint at what is to come in the December quarterly earnings season, with some ......

 2020-01-17 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 18...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 18, 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:35 

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Schalke stun Gladbach 2-0 in Bundesliga restart...

Michael Gregoritsch scored on his Schalke 04 debut and helped set up the other goal as they beat second-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0 on ......

 2020-01-17 21:34 

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US stocks end at records again, S&P 500 up 0.4%...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street stocks again finished at records on Friday (Jan 17), capping a positive week of trade-related news and mostly solid corporate earnings.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:30 

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Best Buy starts investigation into CEO's personal conduct...

U.S. consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co said on Friday its board was conducting an independent review on allegations of misconduct against ......

 2020-01-17 21:22 

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Basketball: Lakers, LeBron top NBA sales as Giannis, Doncic rise...

LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers remain the top moneyspinners in NBA jersey and team merchandise sales with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka ......

 2020-01-17 21:10 

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Rugby: Saracens accept further 35-point deduction, to be relegated - report...

Saracens are to accept their heavy deduction for breaching the Premiership's salary cap rules and will therefore be relegated at the end of the ......

 2020-01-17 21:02 

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US Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute ahead of 2020 vote...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - As the 2020 race heats up, the Supreme Court agreed on Friday (Jan 17) to hear a dispute involving the complex US presidential election system focusing on whether Electoral College electors are free to break their pledges to back th...

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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Non-oil exports notch up surprise gain...

A surprise rebound in exports after nine months of decline may set the stage for at least a tepid recovery this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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Imminent return of key men lifts Guardiola's spirits...

LONDON With a 14-point gap and an extra game played, Pep Guardiola has dismissed the possibility of Manchester City catching runaway leaders Liverpool, calling it...

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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Fast lane: Refreshed Honda Civic Type R to arrive here in April...

Refreshed Honda Civic Type R to arrive here in April. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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CAD probes trading consultancy for possible licensing breaches...

The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) is investigating Ju Sheng International Consultancy Services for possible breaches of licensing requirements under the Securities and Futures Act, and whether investors were defrauded.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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Police warn of CNY car rental scams...

Beware of car rental scams during the Chinese New Year period, the police have warned the public.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Rising star Waikuku can lift the Stewards' Cup...

4 London Hall has been racing well this season. He'll need a race run to suit if he is to come from the tailend but the retention of Joao Moreira is a good push. 5 Villa Fionn steps out in search of his second win this season for leading trainer Ricky...

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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Golf: Jazz shares his tune-up secret...

Satay and carrot cake were part of the...

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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Kipchoge and Bekele to face off at London Marathon...

LONDON Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele, the only men to go under 2hr 2min for the marathon, will go head to head in this year's London Marathon, organisers said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

MOH list shows accredited private ambulance operators...

Those who need to engage private ambulances will now be able to check a list of which services have met new standards that seek to improve patient safety and quality.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 21:00 

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China's economy grows at slowest pace in nearly 30 years...

China's economy grew at its slowest rate in nearly three decades, official data showed yesterday, as the effects of sluggish domestic consumption and a bruising trade war with the United States took their toll.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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