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 2022-06-25 03:51 

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Beijing says it will reopen primary, secondary schools as COVID-19 cases recede...

SHANGHAI: Beijing's education commission said on Saturday (Jun 25) all primary and secondary school students in the capital can to return to in-person classes from Monday, as COVID-19 cases have receded in recent days. Kindergartens will be allowed to...

 2022-06-25 03:29 

The Strait Times

Big employers say they'll pay for abortion travel after Roe reversal...

But it's not clear whether smaller employers will do the same. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 03:00 

The Strait Times

40 years on, America marks Vincent Chin killing amid rise in anti-Asian hate crimes...

Asian Americans have noted the unsettling parallels between the 1982 killing and the current spike in racism and violence against Asians. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 02:51 

The Strait Times

World reacts to US abortion ruling: A big step backwards...

US now an 'outlier' among developed nations. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 02:37 

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Former soccer star Carlos Tevez debuts as coach in Rosario Central loss...

BUENOS AIRES : Former Argentine soccer star Carlos Tevez began his coaching career on Friday with a 1-0 defeat at home to Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.Tevez, who rose to fame as a striker for Boca Juniors, Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus, t...

 2022-06-25 02:26 

The Strait Times

2 dead, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting; suspect in custody...

Not immediately known what the motive was. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 02:23 

The Strait Times

ST Explains: How abortion became a divisive issue in US politics...

Since the US Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision legalised abortion nationwide in 1973, the issue has become one of the defining fault lines in US politics. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 02:14 

Channel NewsAsia

3 Singaporeans honoured for contributions to food sustainability in global 50 Next gastronomy list...

From Singapore, an entrepreneur who brews beer from discarded bread; a scientist helping to make low-glucose-release carbs; and a tech disruptor making alternative milk from stem cells are three of the trailblazers celebrated by 50 Next, a list by the org...

 2022-06-25 02:06 

The Strait Times

'This is not over': Biden tries to galvanise voters after abortion ruling...

You can have the final word, he tells voters. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 01:56 

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Xi to visit Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover...

SHANGHAI: Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong for the 25th anniversary of the city's handover to mainland China, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday (Jun 25). The trip will be Xi's first known visit outside mainland China s...

 2022-06-25 01:46 

The Strait Times

With end of abortion rights, Trump achieves holy grail for supporters...

Reshaping judiciary 'will be one of his most lasting legacies'. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 01:32 

The Strait Times

Abortion ruling poses new questions about how far Supreme Court will go...
 2022-06-25 01:32 

The Strait Times

Abortion ruling poses new questions about how far Supreme Court will go...

Rights to contraception, same-sex marriage now on shaky ground. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-25 00:36 

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Paris Fashion Week serves up quintessential French chic with Officine Generale show...

PARIS : Contemporary French label Officine Generale took to a grand, column-lined courtyard in the historic Marais district of Paris for its latest collection of classic tailored designs for men and women, sending crisp poplin shirts and relaxed, pleated ...

 2022-06-25 00:03 

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Cuba zookeepers celebrate birth of rare baby white rhino...

HAVANA : The zookeepers at Cuba's National Zoo are especially proud of Ale, a pudgy, gray-brown baby white rhinoceros born earlier this month on the outskirts of capital Havana.For starters, he's cute. Baby rhinos look similar to adults, but have ...

 2022-06-25 00:00 

Today Online

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TODAY goes LIVE: Getting to the root of racism...

SINGAPORE — Can racism be truly eradicated? We examine how Singaporeans should deal with racism in everyday life, be it in school, workplace or the community at large....

 2022-06-25 00:00 

Today Online

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The Big Read in short: Rooting out everyday racism...

SINGAPORE — After all these years, Mr Asyraf still remembers how some of his close friends who are Chinese called him a...

 2022-06-25 00:00 

Today Online

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The Big Read: To stamp out everyday racism or microaggression, treat it as anything but casual...

SINGAPORE — After all these years, Mr Asyraf still remembers how some of his close friends who are Chinese called him a...

 2022-06-25 00:00 

Today Online

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From harpist to music therapist: Singaporean tells why she made career switch during Covid-19 pandemic...

SINGAPORE — As a professional harpist, Ms Karen Koh has performed with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, at five-star hotels here and with the Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour, which is the official full-orchestra concert of the Kingdom Hearts vi...

 2022-06-24 23:27 

Channel NewsAsia

This US dating expert wants couples to fill out a 'relationship contract' and even a break-up one...
 2022-06-24 23:24 

The Strait Times

Countries should do much more together to prepare for next pandemic: PM Lee at Commonwealth leaders' meeting...

This includes working together to raise public health preparedness and response capabilities at the country level, PM Lee said at the Commonwealth leaders' meeting. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 23:01 

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Countries must be careful not to become protectionist, says PM Lee...

KIGALI, Rwanda: Countries must be wary of turning to protectionism, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (Jun 24), warning that it was "impossible" for any one nation to produce everything it needs by itself. This comes as the pandemic ex...

 2022-06-24 22:49 

The Strait Times

Supreme court decision on abortion an earthquake for millions of American women...

The decision has turbocharged the political landscape ahead of November's critical midterm elections. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 22:40 

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Two hours from Singapore, an ultra-luxe resort in Desaru with silat classes, water sports and nature walks...

The once sleepy coastal town of Desaru has gotten a much-needed revamp with the arrival of several luxury hotels on its beachfront. The latest opening, One&Only Desaru Coast, proves why this forgotten holiday destination deserves a second chance....

 2022-06-24 22:24 

The Strait Times

Macron's tense, last-gasp Putin call on eve of Ukraine invasion...

It forms the centrepiece of a documentary looking at the French President's handing of the war. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Is MSG really bad for health? Here's why you needn't avoid it like the plague...

It is believed to cause hair loss, headaches and heart palpitations — no wonder most Singaporeans give MSG the thumbs down. But the programme Talking Point finds out seven things you may not have known that may change opinions....

 2022-06-24 22:00 

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Commentary: Lithuania faces Moscow's wrath for banning transit of Russian sanctioned goods...

The ban represents an important stand by Lithuania that leaves Russia with little scope for action, since it is unlikely to attack a NATO member, says this professor....

 2022-06-24 22:00 

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Commentary: In praise of voice notes, the most despised form of communication...

Voice notes lack the expansive brevity of an emoji, yet give us tone, tangents and the rasp of a voice first thing in the morning. The beauty of audio messages is that they are actually not like texts at all, says the Financial Times' Madison Darbyshi...

 2022-06-24 22:00 

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'In 10 years, we may no longer be here': Johor's Orang Seletar threatened by dwindling seafood catch...

The indigenous sea nomads, who have for centuries lived at the Johor Strait between Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia, are grappling with the realities of climate change and the impact of coastal developments....

 2022-06-24 22:00 

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'A universe of magazines': Meet the man keeping Holland Village's iconic Thambi magazine stall going...
 2022-06-24 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Are we too quick to judge other people's parenting?...

Parents feel judged for their parenting skills and how they manage their children's behaviour in public, and not even Kate Middleton was spared when a clip of Prince Louis went viral recently. Annie Tan says it's unfair parents get slammed so quic...

 2022-06-24 22:00 

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IN FOCUS: Singapore's electric vehicle revolution is coming - does this spell the end for petrol stations?...

With Singapore aiming to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, CNA looks at what this means for the nearly 200 petrol stations here and what will become of them....

 2022-06-24 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, June 25...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, June 25, 2022. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 21:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Early blitz seals historic Top 14 final win for Montpellier...

PARIS : Three tries in the opening 12 minutes secured a first ever Top 14 title for jubilant Montpellier as they defeated more fancied Castres 29-10 in a superb display of incisive attack and stoic defence at the Stade de France in Paris on Friday.It was ...

 2022-06-24 21:10 

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Senators seek update on US security review of TikTok...

WASHINGTON : A group of six Republican senators https://www.cotton.senate.gov/news/press-releases/cotton-colleagues-demand-action-from-biden-administration-against-tiktok on Friday asked U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about an ongoing Biden administ...

 2022-06-24 21:06 

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England get Euros tonic with big win over Netherlands...

LEEDS, England: A dominant second half display from hosts England secured a thumping 5-1 victory over the Netherlands in a Women's Euro 2022 warm-up match at Elland Road on Friday (Jun 24). England coach Sarina Wiegman led the Dutch to the European ti...

 2022-06-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Memorial ceremony held a year after Florida condo collapse...

SURFSIDE, UNITED STATES (AFP) - The Florida town of Surfside held a memorial ceremony on Friday (June 24) for 98 people who died exactly a year ago when a seaside condominium collapsed, with relatives of the deceased, rescue workers and politicians on han...

 2022-06-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

3 Singaporeans driving change as Rwanda pursues Singapore dream...

They have set up businesses or projects that they believe help to better the lives of people there. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Demand for housing loans from HDB expected to grow as bank rates rise...

Some bank loan packages are now priced above the Housing Board's rate of 2.6 per cent per annum. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

HDB buyers should expect higher interest rates on bank loans for their flats...

Local banks have begun raising interest rates on loans for HDB flats, folowing big rate hike by US Fed. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 20:42 

The Strait Times

US faces 'narrowing path' to avoid recession: IMF chief...

However, the IMF is confident the US Fed's interest rate hikes will bring down inflation. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 20:41 

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Apple will not challenge Maryland store unionization vote...

Apple Inc will not challenge the results of a vote by workers at its Towson, Maryland, store to unionize and intends to participate in the bargaining process in good faith, a person familiar with the company's plans told Reuters on Friday.Nearly two-t...

 2022-06-24 20:41 

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Apple ready to bargain with its first US store to unionize: source...

:Apple Inc accepts the outcome of a vote by Maryland store workers to become its first U.S. employees to join a union and is ready to bargain with them, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. Apple is one of several major American compa...

 2022-06-24 20:33 

The Strait Times

S&P 500 ends up 3.1% in strong finale to positive week...

Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 2.7 per cent to end at 31,500.68. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 20:22 

The Strait Times

Ukraine accuses US-sanctioned lawmaker of working for Russia...

Andriy Derkach was previously accused by the US of being a Russian agent. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 20:22 

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USA Nordic slams IOC decision not to add women's combined to 2026 Games...

USA Nordic Sport said on Friday it was highly disappointed with the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision not to include the women's Nordic combined in the 2026 Games programme at Milan and Cortina.The IOC said women's Nordic combin...

 2022-06-24 20:14 

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Scotland close in on Women's World Cup playoff spot with 4-0 Ukraine win...

RZESZOW, Poland : Scotland beat Ukraine 4-0 in their 2023 Women's World Cup qualifier on Friday, taking a big step towards sealing a playoff spot in what was the first match the Ukrainian national team has played since the Russian invasion.Ukraine cou...

 2022-06-24 20:05 

The Strait Times

It would 'take 10 years' to build around blockade of Ukraine's ports...

Millions of tonnes of wheat and other grain have been stuck in Ukrainian ports since Russia invaded. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 19:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Ontario premier Ford vows to rebuild economy, unveils new Cabinet...

OTTAWA: Doug Ford took the oath of office for a second term as the premier of Canada's most populous province on Friday (Jun 24) with a promise to build highways and homes, and rebuild Ontario's economy. Ford's right-leaning Progressive Conser...

 2022-06-24 19:45 

The Strait Times

US House passes gun-safety legislation in victory for Biden...

Modest, first-step Bill on divisive issue of gun control follows a US Supreme Court ruling that expanded gun rights. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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