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 2020-01-23 16:10 

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Image problem? United's Woodward battles fan unrest...

Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward came under fire from supporters at Wednesday's 2-0 home defeat to Burnley, with many venting ......

 2020-01-23 16:10 

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Apple pushes back against EU common charger, warns of innovation risks...

iPhone maker Apple on Thursday pushed back against EU lawmakers' call for a common charger, warning the move could hamper innovation, create a ......

 2020-01-23 16:09 

The Strait Times

Sentosa hotel sanitises rooms where Singapore's first confirmed Wuhan virus case, companions stayed...

SINGAPORE - All the rooms at the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Hotel where Singapore's first Wuhan virus confirmed case and his travelling companions stayed in have been sanitised and sealed off.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 16:02 

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ECB's Lagarde sees ebbing risks to eurozone, vows climate action...

European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde was slightly more upbeat on Thursday (Jan 23) about risks to the eurozone economy, and insisted ......

 2020-01-23 15:56 

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M&A strong though Chinese buyers lacking: Citigroup's Kalvaria...

Geopolitical uncertainties are not deterring Citigroup Inc clients from strategic deals and some unicorns' offer...

 2020-01-23 15:50 

The Strait Times

Forum: Take steps to pre-empt babies being abandoned...

The recent case about the baby found in a rubbish chute bin brings into focus the problem of abandoned babies in Singapore (Newborn boy in stable condition in hospital, Jan 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:50 

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Lakmal bowls Sri Lanka to victory over Zimbabwe...

Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal claimed four scalps to help dismiss Zimbabwe cheaply as Sri Lanka wrapped up a 10-wicket victory on the final day of ......

 2020-01-23 15:45 

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NBA to play another Paris game in 2021 - Silver...

Paris will host another NBA regular season game in 2021 after Friday's Charlotte Hornets versus Milwaukee Bucks clash in the French capital, ......

 2020-01-23 15:45 

The Strait Times

Forum: Govt agencies yet to catch up to 4G leaders' vision...

I am heartened to note that our 4G leaders have on numerous occasions expressed their desire to engage Singaporeans in policy formulation (4G leaders to offer S'poreans more say in shaping policy, Jan 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: All states must play active role to ensure stability in South China Sea...

The reports on Jan 17 by Associate Editor Ravi Velloor (Does the PLA tail wag the China dog?) and Mr Robert Beckman (Why Indonesia has stake in fight to defend Unclos) on the South China Sea (SCS) dispute between Indonesia and China, among other things, t...

 2020-01-23 15:40 

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With Olympics, world champ says surfing shreds image as sport for 'bums'...

On Wednesday, freshly crowned surfing world champion Italo Ferreira sliced through steep, fast-barrelling waves off Rio de Janeiro's Leblon beach ......

 2020-01-23 15:37 

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Wuhan virus patient's hotel room 'thoroughly disinfected', workers who cleaned room quarantined: Shangri-La Group...

SINGAPORE: The hotel room at Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa occupied by the first patient to test positive for the Wuhan virus has been ......

 2020-01-23 15:33 

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Forum: Excerpts from readers' letters...

WEAR MASKS TO FIGHT VIRUS. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:27 

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63-year-old man arrested for attempted murder at Marsiling Lane...

SINGAPORE: A 63-year-old suspect has been arrested for the attempted murder of a woman at Marsiling, said police on Thursday (Jan 23). Police ......

 2020-01-23 15:26 

The Strait Times

Forum: Grateful for arrangements made for smaller Hyflux investors...

After a long wait, Hyflux has secured another white knight investor in the hope of a restructuring that will unshackle its odious debt from creditors and give the firm a second chance (Over 400 investors turn up for meetings on Hyflux rescue deal, Jan 21)...

 2020-01-23 15:25 

The Strait Times

US stocks drop on worries China virus will crimp growth...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street stocks dropped early Thursday (Jan 23) on worries that the coronavirus will crimp growth in China as major companies reported mixed earnings.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:25 

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Cricket: Root hopes for captaincy highlight with series victory...

England's Joe Root said that completing a series victory over South Africa in their backyard would be a captaincy highlight, especially after the ......

 2020-01-23 15:21 

The Strait Times

63-year-old man arrested for suspected involvement in attempted murder...

SINGAPORE - A 63-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (Jan 22) for his suspected involvement in a case of attempted murder, the police said on Thursday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:18 

The Strait Times

Forum: Range of support measures in place for needy students...

We thank Mr Sean Lim Wei Xin for his feedback (Did needy student fall through the cracks?, Jan 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:16 

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Red for the sun, Japan unveils athlete uniforms for Tokyo Olympics...

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) on Thursday unveiled athlete uniforms for the Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremonies this summer, with red ......

 2020-01-23 15:16 

The Strait Times

Golf: Belgian Thomas Pieters takes early lead in Dubai as Lee Westwood slumps to a six-over 78...

DUBAI (AFP) - Belgium's Thomas Pieters fired a five-under 67 in difficult conditions to grab a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:16 

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Merkel says climate fight may be a matter of survival for the world...

DAVOS (REUTERS BLOOMBERG) - It is important to have open dialogues as climate changes may be a matter of survival for the world, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made this point in her special address at the World Economic Forum on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read...

 2020-01-23 15:14 

The Strait Times

Singapore confirms first Wuhan virus case: What you should do...

Travellers and members of the public should adopt these precautions at all times, said the Ministry of Health.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:13 

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Actress Annabella Sciorra takes the stand in Harvey Weinstein rape trial...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday (Jan 23) as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.. Read...

 2020-01-23 15:12 

The Strait Times

Forum: Community contributions enrich Singapore's history...

We thank Mr Edwin Pang for his feedback (Restore newly discovered istanas in Singapore, Jan 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:10 

The Strait Times

Beijing's Forbidden City to close over Wuhan virus fears...

BEIJING (AFP) - China will close Beijing's Forbidden City - one of the country's most revered cultural sites - due to rising fears over a new Sars-like virus that has infected hundreds and killed more than a dozen.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 15:06 

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Bristol City Women sign Australia midfielder Logarzo...

Bristol City have completed the signing of Australia international Chloe Logarzo on a 1-1/2 year contract, the FA Women's Super League club said ......

 2020-01-23 15:06 

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Football: Bristol City Women sign Australia midfielder Logarzo...

Bristol City have completed the signing of Australia international Chloe Logarzo on a 1-1/2 year contract, the FA Women's Super League club said ......

 2020-01-23 14:57 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Epidemic response group says starts work on 3 possible vaccines...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Three separate research teams are to start work on developing potential vaccines against the new coronavirus that is causing a disease epidemic in China, a global coalition set up to fight diseases said on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read more ...

 2020-01-23 14:55 

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Healthy travel demand helps cushion 737 MAX toll for American, Southwest...

Healthy travel demand should continue to cushion results for American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co , the two said on Thursday, ......

 2020-01-23 14:54 

The Strait Times

Brexit deal officially becomes UK law after Queen gives assent...

LONDON (REUTERS) - The Bill implementing Britain's exit deal with the European Union officially became law on Thursday (Jan 24) ahead of the country's departure from the bloc next week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 14:53 

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Singapore to expand screening for Wuhan virus to land, sea checkpoints...

SINGAPORE: Singapore will expand its screening for the Wuhan virus to its land and sea checkpoints, authorities said as they confirmed the first ......

 2020-01-23 14:42 

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Vietnam confirms two cases of Wuhan virus...

Two Chinese nationals in Vietnam have tested positive for the SARS-like coronavirus and are being treated in hospital, officials said on Thursday ......

 2020-01-23 14:39 

The Strait Times

Families in rental flats get guidance from HDB team to buy own homes...

SINGAPORE - A scheme that guides and supports families in rental homes to buy their own flats is seeing results.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 14:36 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Singaporean escapes Wuhan hours before lockdown...

SINGAPORE - While on his way to the railway station to catch a 3.30am train out of Wuhan on Thursday (Jan 23), Singaporean Eric Kng got a surprising alert on his phone: the city would be quarantined and all public transport would cease at 10am.. Read more...

 2020-01-23 14:34 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Vietnam says two Chinese citizens in Vietnam confirmed to have coronavirus...

HANOI (REUTERS, AFP) - Two Chinese citizens in Vietnam have tested positive for coronavirus but are in "good condition, Vietnam's health ministry said on Thursday (Jan 23). . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 14:25 

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Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as world's second most valuable carmaker...

Tesla Inc has overtaken Germany's Volkswagen as the world's second most valuable carmaker behind Japan's Toyota , as the meteoric rise in the U.S....

 2020-01-23 14:23 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: India foreign ministry says nurse in Saudi Arabia infected...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - An Indian nurse working in Saudi Arabia has tested positive for the Sars-like virus that has infected hundreds in China, the Indian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 14:22 

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Search suspended for South Koreans, Nepalis hit by avalanche...

The search for four South Korean trekkers and three Nepalis swept away by an avalanche in the Himalayas almost a week ago was suspended Thursday ......

 2020-01-23 14:20 

The Strait Times

British officials propose limited 5G role for China's Huawei...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British officials have proposed granting Huawei a limited role in the UK's future 5G network, resisting US calls for a complete ban over fears of Chinese spying, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.. Read more at st...

 2020-01-23 14:15 

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US weekly jobless claims rise modestly; labor market solid...

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, suggesting the labor market continues to tighten ......

 2020-01-23 14:12 

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Wuhan virus: What we know about the fatalities...

The first fatality of China's new virus would come to represent a common set of traits for those who died to the disease: he was over the age of ......

 2020-01-23 14:11 

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Scotland drop flyhalf Russell for disciplinary reasons...

Flyhalf Finn Russell will miss Scotland's Six Nations opener against Ireland for disciplinary reasons, Scottish Rugby said on Thursday....

 2020-01-23 14:11 

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Iranian clubs agree to neutral venue for Champions League matches - AFC...

REUTERS: Iranian clubs Esteghlal and Shahr Khodro have agreed to play the home legs of their Asian Champions League preliminary round ties at ......

 2020-01-23 14:10 

The Strait Times

Bezos hack claim clouds start of big year for Saudi crown prince Mohammed...

DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - The incendiary claim that the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was involved in hacking Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos' mobile phone will refocus critical attention on the controversial young leader just as he was seeking to repair rifts and...

 2020-01-23 14:06 

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Kyrgios stays away from 'dark place' against Simon to advance...

MELBOURNE: Nick Kyrgios said he steered clear of a...

 2020-01-23 14:06 

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Tennis: Kyrgios stays away from 'dark place' against Simon to advance...

MELBOURNE: Nick Kyrgios said he steered clear of a...

 2020-01-23 14:02 

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PM Lee says Singapore 'better prepared' for another virus after SARS outbreak...

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday (Jan 23) that Singapore is...

 2020-01-23 14:00 

Tech in Asia

Alibaba-backed Kneron bags $40m in round led by Horizons Ventures...

The funding bumped up its series A raise to a total of US$73 million....

 2020-01-23 14:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore better prepared to handle Wuhan virus outbreak, no need to panic: PM Lee Hsien Loong...

DAVOS - As Singapore sees its first confirmed case of the Wuhan virus, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's assessment is that the country is much better prepared than it was during the Sars outbreak of 2003.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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