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 2020-07-10 03:31 

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GE2020: Long queues at some polling stations, younger voters urged to keep to assigned time slots after noon...

SINGAPORE - The Elections Department (ELD) said in a statement on Friday morning (July 10) that it has observed...

 2020-07-10 03:26 

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China, US, UAE take positions in a trio of Mars missions in the starting blocks...

PARIS (AFP) -...

 2020-07-10 03:17 

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Challenging Trump on economy, Biden unveils US$700 billion recovery plan...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Joe Biden unveiled a US$700 billion (S$976 billion) plan on Thursday (July 10) to create millions of jobs and invest in new technologies in an aggressive challenge to President Donald Trump on economic policy, a critical campaign issue ...

 2020-07-10 03:06 

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US Supreme Court rebuffs Trump's immunity claim, lets prosecutor get financial records...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US Supreme Court on Thursday (July 10) firmly rejected President Donald Trump's arguments for sweeping presidential immunity and ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain his financial records but prevented - at least for ...

 2020-07-10 03:05 

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China state funds start selling in warning sign for stock rally...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Chinese megacap shares fell on Friday (July 10) after two state-backed funds trimmed their holdings in a sign that the government wants to slow down the rally.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 02:59 

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Trump says he expects to wear a mask when he visits US military hospital...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump, who has avoided being seen wearing a face covering in public, said on Thursday (July 9) he expects to wear a mask when he next visits US troops at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre outside W...

 2020-07-10 02:52 

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Al Jazeera defends report on migrant arrests amid outrage in Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - News broadcaster Al Jazeera has rejected allegations by Malaysian authorities that a documentary it aired last week about the arrest of undocumented migrants during the coronavirus pandemic was inaccurate, misleading and unfair.. ...

 2020-07-10 02:42 

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India to invite Australia for naval drill, risking Beijing's ire...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - India plans to invite Australia to join the annual Malabar naval exercise that has so far included just Japan and the US, in a move that could risk China's ire.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 02:41 

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California to sue over Trump order revoking foreign student visas...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - California is suing US President Donald Trump's administration over its policy threatening the visas of foreign students whose courses move online due to coronavirus, officials said Thursday (July 10).. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2020-07-10 02:36 

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China's Kazakhstan embassy warns citizens of pneumonia deadlier than coronavirus...

SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - China's embassy in Kazakhstan has warned its citizens to take precautions against an outbreak of pneumonia in the country that it says is more lethal than Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 02:30 

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GE2020: Overseas Singaporeans vote in Beijing, Hong Kong...

BEIJING - Singaporeans in Beijing headed to the polls on Friday morning (July 10), casting their vote at the Singapore Embassy in the Chinese capital.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 02:22 

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South Korea to raise taxes on multiple home owners, top officials race to sell...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea said on Friday (July 10) it will further tighten property market rules and impose heavier taxes on multiple homeowners as more than 20 rounds of cooling measures introduced in the past three years failed to calm runaway home ...

 2020-07-10 02:17 

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Sembcorp Marine and GE bag contract to build giant wind farm in North Sea...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Sembcorp Marine and its consortium partner have been picked by German utilities company RWE as the preferred suppliers of the electrical transmission system for one of the world's biggest offshore wind farms located at...

 2020-07-10 02:14 

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Sweden ex-envoy faces verdict in China dissident case...

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Judges will give a verdict on Friday (July 10) in the trial of Sweden's former ambassador to Beijing, accused of overstepping her mandate by trying to negotiate the release of a dissident.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:52 

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China reports 4 new coronavirus cases in mainland...

SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - China reported four new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 9, down from nine a day earlier, the health authority said on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:49 

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US approves US$620 million missile upgrade package for Taiwan...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - The United States has approved a possible US$620 million (S$864 million) upgrade package for Patriot surface-to-air missiles to Taiwan, the State Department said, the latest purchase from the United States to deal with a rising threat f...

 2020-07-10 01:48 

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Italy bans entry from 13 nations including Brazil over virus...

ROME (AFP) - Italy on Thursday (July 10) banned travellers from Brazil and 12 other countries it considers to pose a high risk of Covid-19 transmission.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:37 

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Today in Pictures, July 10, 2020...

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 2020-07-10 01:36 

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Temasek-backed fashion start-up Zilingo cuts more jobs, puts Singapore HQ up for rent...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Fashion tech platform Zilingo has laid off 11 employees in Singapore as part of a 12 per cent global cut to its staffing, and put its Singapore office up for rent.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:31 

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UK PM Johnson to ban supermarket promotions of unhealthy food: Media...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to take his first steps to tackle obesity in Britain with a ban this month on supermarket promotions of unhealthy food, The Times reported on Friday (July 10).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-10 01:25 

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Bolivia's President Jeanine Anez tested positive for coronavirus...

LA PAZ (REUTERS) - Bolivia's President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday (July 9) she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:23 

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GE2020: Singaporeans head to the polls...

SINGAPORE - As many as 2.65 million Singaporeans are expected to vote in the general election from 8am on Friday (July 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:19 

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Mexico reports record rise in virus cases for second day in row...

MEXICO CITY (BLOOMBERG) - Mexico reported a record daily rise of 7,280 confirmed Covid-19 cases, bringing the total to 282,283, according to data released by the Health Ministry Thursday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 01:17 

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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 10...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, July 10. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 00:51 

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US approves sale of 105 F-35 stealth fighters to Japan...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States announced Thursday (July 9) that it has approved the sale of 105 F-35 stealth aircraft to Japan for an estimated $23.11 billion (S$32.21 billion).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 00:41 

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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen returns to prison after virus furlough...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, is back behind bars after refusing the terms of home confinement, which include constraints on talking to the press.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 00:32 

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Australia's national cabinet meets to consider slowing number of citizens allowed to return...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australia's national cabinet will meet on Friday (July 10) to discuss slowing the number of citizens allowed to return to the country from overseas, as authorities grapple with a Covid-19 outbreak in the country's second most po...

 2020-07-10 00:21 

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US posts new record daily virus caseload of more than 65,000: Johns Hopkins...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS, AFP) - The United States on Thursday (July 9) posted 65,551 new coronavirus cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 00:03 

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Pakistan International Airlines blocked from US after pilot-license scandal...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Pakistan's national airline has been barred from flying to the US as a result of a scandal in which almost one-third of the nation's pilots were found to have faked certifications.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 23:50 

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Undeterred by coronavirus, China takes influence campaign online to win Taiwan hearts...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - As the coronavirus pandemic all but halts travel across the Taiwan Strait, China is taking its campaign pushing for...

 2020-07-09 23:39 

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China-connected researcher charged with grant fraud in US...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - A researcher who worked at US universities was charged with illegally using grant funding to develop scientific expertise for the Chinese government, the Justice Department said Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 23:00 

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Fate of India-made ventilators up in the air as non-invasive treatments become main mode of care...

BANGALORE - Indian-made ventilators are at the centre of a controversy after doctors in four major hospitals rejected hundreds of them as not fit for use for Covid-19 patients last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 22:59 

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Singapore GE2020: Final Party Broadcasts...

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 2020-07-09 22:28 

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#Stayhome guide for Friday: Listen to jazz, cook crispy chewy oyster omelette and more...

Take some time to destress with music or start the long Polling Day weekend with your children by doing kid-friendly science experiments.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 22:15 

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France to restore Notre-Dame Cathedral as it was before inferno...

PARIS (REUTERS) - Paris' centuries-old Notre-Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt as it was before being engulfed in a fire last year, the public body in charge of its restoration said on Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, July 10...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, July 10, 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:33 

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North Korean leader's sister says another US summit not useful: KCNA...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea's Kim Yo Jong, the sister of the country's leader, said a summit with US President Donald Trump would only be useful for Washington, but left the door open to more talks, state news agency KCNA said on Friday (July 10...

 2020-07-09 21:27 

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Football: Slick United ease to another win at struggling Villa...

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Manchester United kept up their impressive chase for a top-four spot with a comfortable 3-0 win at relegation-threatened Aston Villa in the Premier League on Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:09 

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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro in good health after positive coronavirus test, press office says...

BRASILIA (REUTERS) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is in good health after testing positive for the novel coronavirus earlier this week, his press office said on Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Five million people begin six-week lockdown in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE Five million people in Australia's second-biggest city began a new lockdown yesterday, returning to tough restrictions just weeks after they ended, as Melbourne grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Those with mental issues need more support and protection...

More support should be given to those who have mental issues.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Hyflux gets new $485m cash, stock offer from Utico...

Middle East utility firm Utico has again revised its proposed rescue deal for Hyflux, with a promise to deliver a bigger return to creditors.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Working for the people and putting people first...

Good evening, friends and fellow Singaporeans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Winding-up petitions filed against PappaRich Group...

Winding-up petitions have been filed against PappaRich Group, which runs a chain of namesake restaurants serving Malaysian cuisine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Depp attacked ex-wife on plane in drunken rage, court hears...

LONDON Hollywood star Johnny Depp kicked and slapped his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard, on a private flight in a drunken rage as he believed she was having an affair with her co-star James Franco, London's High Court heard on Wednesday.. Read more at s...

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Pandemic shake-up...
 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Crispy chewy oyster omelette...

Fry up this hawker favourite at home with as many ingredients as you like.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Lawyer disbarred for misleading client on $250,000 investment...

A lawyer who also provided investment services has been struck off the rolls for misleading an investor into believing that the $250,000 he invested would be supervised by his law firm.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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China ready to discuss all issues with US, says its Foreign Minister...

China's door to dialogue remains open to the US and it is ready to discuss all issues, said the country's top diplomat as he outlined ways to mend bilateral ties that have soured dramatically in the past months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 21:00 

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Envision a S'pore that embraces other views...

Good evening, fellow Singaporeans. Imagine a Singapore that is far better than it is now.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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