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 2020-07-08 13:40 

The Strait Times

Local biotech start-up TurtleTree Labs wins $1m green challenge with cell-based milk...

SINGAPORE - A Singapore-based start-up is the winner of the annual Liveability Challenge, a global platform which calls for companies to come up with innovative solutions for sustainability in tropical cities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 13:40 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Get close to the action on Polling Day with ST's full multimedia coverage...

SINGAPORE -With 2.65 million Singaporean voters set to head to the polls on Friday (July 10), how will the hotly contested general election, billed as the most important in its history, play out?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 13:24 

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GE2020: In West Coast broadcast, PAP reiterates commitment to residents; PSP stresses need for 'ground-up' solutions...

SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) and the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) delivered their constituency political broadcasts for West Coast ......

 2020-07-08 13:20 

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Leipzig sign South Korea striker Hwang from Salzburg...

RB Leipzig have completed the signing of South Korea striker Hwang Hee-chan from Salzburg on a five-year deal, the German Bundesliga club ......

 2020-07-08 13:13 

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UK government unveils fresh US$37 billion package to stimulate economy...

The UK government on Wednesday (Jul 8) unveiled a package worth 30 billion (US$37 billion, 33 billion) to save jobs and help the young into work ......

 2020-07-08 13:13 

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Trump says he's considering a ban on TikTok in the US...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Donald Trump said his administration is considering banning the short video app TikTok in the US as one possible way to retaliate against China over its handling of the coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 13:00 

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Alphabet's Loon launches balloon internet service in Kenya...

BARINGO, Kenya: Alphabet Inc began offering the world's first commercial high-speed internet using balloons to villagers in remote regions of ......

 2020-07-08 13:00 

The Strait Times

Rewards for protecting nature far outweigh the cost of doing so, says new report...

WASHINGTON - The economic benefits of protecting nature at just 30 per cent of the planet's land and ocean area far outweigh the cost of doing so by a factor of five to one, a new extensive report on the issue has shown.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-07-08 12:58 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: A look back at light-hearted moments from 9 days of campaigning...

SINGAPORE - The nine-day campaign period has been a hectic one, with candidates working hard on the ground and online to win the hearts and minds of voters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 12:54 

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Thai Cabinet backs Bill allowing same-sex unions...

BANGKOK: Thailand's Cabinet approved a civil partnership Bill on Wednesday (Jul 8) that would recognise same-sex unions with almost the same legal ......

 2020-07-08 12:53 

The Strait Times

'I take full responsibility', UK PM Boris Johnson says about care home comments...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday (July 8) he took full responsibility for the government's response to the coronavirus outbreak, denying that he was trying to blame care workers for the spread of Covid-19.. Rea...

 2020-07-08 12:52 

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France rules out 'total lockdown' in case of COVID surge...

The French government said Wednesday it was girding for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases in coming months but would not respond to any new ......

 2020-07-08 12:46 

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Football: Solskjaer says Manchester United aiming for maximum points to reach Champions League...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United may need to win all of their remaining Premier League games to qualify for next season's Champions ......

 2020-07-08 12:42 

The Strait Times

Pope condemns 'hell' of migrant detention camps in Libya...

VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Pope Francis on Wednesday (July 8) condemned the...

 2020-07-08 12:40 

The Strait Times

China vows to remove 'tumours' from justice system in graft purge...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China's top law enforcement body announced a campaign to...

 2020-07-08 12:34 

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Gold above US$1,800 an ounce, first time since 2011...

Gold reached above US$1,800 an ounce on Wednesday (Jul 8) for the first time since 2011, with the precious metal benefitting from its haven status ......

 2020-07-08 12:33 

The Strait Times

Iran says coronavirus deaths cross 12,000...

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran said on Wednesday (July 8) that its deaths from the novel coronavirus had surpassed 12,000, with authorities considering reimposing restrictive measures in Tehran to contain a resurgence of the disease.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 12:30 

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Struggling Villa deserve to be higher in league, says Smith...

Aston Villa's points tally is not a fair reflection of recent performances but they will take heart from a gritty display in the defeat at ......

 2020-07-08 12:22 

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GE2020: PSP's Tan Cheng Bock urges voters to pick MPs who ask the 'right questions' to prevent a 'sterile' Parliament...

SINGAPORE: On the last day of campaigning for the General Election, Progress Singapore Party's secretary-general Tan Cheng Bock urged voters to ......

 2020-07-08 12:15 

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TikTok's ad launch faces challenges from US ban threat, hoaxes...

REUTERS: TikTok's launch on Wednesday of a new platform to court small business advertisers is fraught with challenges, especially after the Trump ......

 2020-07-08 12:11 

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UK royal residences reopen after virus shutdown...

Some of Queen Elizabeth II's royal residences will reopen to the public later this month after closing during the coronavirus shutdown, the Royal ......

 2020-07-08 12:05 

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Apple expands independent repair shop program to Europe, Canada...

Apple Inc said on Wednesday it is expanding a program to supply repair parts, tools and manuals for iPhones to independent repair shops in 32 ......

 2020-07-08 12:04 

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GE2020: In Tanjong Pagar broadcast, PAP sketches out a 'home with heart'; PSP calls for 'systemic reform'...

SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) laid out its initiatives for Tanjong Pagar GRC residents, while the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) ......

 2020-07-08 11:55 

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Ruling in EU Apple tax case due next Wednesday - Ireland...

The European Union's second highest court will next week rule in an appeal by Apple and Ireland against a European Union ruling for the U.S. firm ......

 2020-07-08 11:52 

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Jakarta to reopen cinemas despite another daily high in new COVID-19 cases...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's capital Jakarta has allowed cinemas to reopen this week, even as it hit a record high of 357 new daily COVID-19 cases on ......

 2020-07-08 11:49 

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GE2020: In Tampines broadcast, PAP highlights help with jobs, sustainability agenda; NSP outlines 14 improvement plans...

SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) and the National Solidarity Party (NSP) delivered their constituency political broadcasts for Tampines ......

 2020-07-08 11:46 

The Strait Times

Toyota latest carmaker to set up financing arm in Singapore...

SINGAPORE - Toyota Financial Services, the world's largest vehicle financier, has set up an office in Singapore to tap into the Republic's small but lucrative market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 11:45 

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Spain's Catalonia makes masks compulsory in public at all times...

Catalonia on Wednesday ordered all residents and visitors to wear face masks in public at all times, becoming the first Spanish region to toughen ......

 2020-07-08 11:40 

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Ruling in EU Apple tax case due next Wednesday: Ireland...

The European Union's second highest court will next week rule in an appeal by Apple and Ireland against an EU ruling for the U.S. company to pay ......

 2020-07-08 11:37 

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Vendor fined S$2,500 for illegally importing fresh vegetables from Malaysia...

SINGAPORE: A vegetable vendor was fined S$2,500 on Wednesday (Jul 8) for illegally importing fresh vegetables from Malaysia. Chan Poh Seng, ......

 2020-07-08 11:35 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: We stand 'a good chance' in West Coast GRC, says PSP chief Tan Cheng Bock...

SINGAPORE - Progress Singapore Party (PSP) chief Tan Cheng Bock said on the final day of campaigning that he is optimistic about his team's chances in West Coast GRC.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 11:35 

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Milan coach Pioli making it harder to justify his removal...

AC Milan are widely reported to have reached a deal for German coach Ralf Rangnick to take over next season but their impressive form under ......

 2020-07-08 11:27 

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Mexican president to hold first meeting with Trump as US election looms...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador meets with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, for the first time on Wednesday, in a potentially ......

 2020-07-08 11:19 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: National Solidarity Party says it will be 'auditors of the PAP' in closing message to voters...

SINGAPORE - The National Solidarity Party (NSP) said it will be...

 2020-07-08 11:11 

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Huawei: US sanctions have no immediate impact on UK 5G supplies...

U.S. sanctions targeting Huawei Technologies have had no immediate impact on the Chinese firm's ability to supply 5G equipment to the UK, Huawei ......

 2020-07-08 11:11 

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Huawei says US sanctions have no immediate impact on UK 5G supplies...

U.S. sanctions targeting Huawei Technologies have had no immediate impact on the Chinese firm's ability to supply 5G equipment to the UK, Huawei ......

 2020-07-08 11:11 

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Double champion Alonso to make F1 comeback with Renault...

Double world champion Fernando Alonso will make a Formula One comeback with Renault, the team he won his titles with, in 2021 after two years out ......

 2020-07-08 11:11 

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End of an era? Series of US setbacks bodes ill for big oil, gas pipeline projects...

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: A rapid-fire succession of setbacks for big energy pipelines in the United States this week has revealed an uncomfortable ......

 2020-07-08 11:11 

The Strait Times

Formula One: Double champion Fernando Alonso to make F1 comeback with Renault...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso will make a Formula One comeback with Renault, the team he won his titles with, in 2021 after two years out of the sport, the French team announced on Wednesday (July 8).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-08 11:09 

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South Korea seeks remdesivir to treat over 5,000 COVID-19 patients...

South Korea has asked Gilead Sciences Inc's to supply enough of its anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat more than 5,000 COVID-19 patients in ......

 2020-07-08 10:58 

The Strait Times

Football: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wary of Jack Grealish threat...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Manchester United must be wary of the threat posed by Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish in Thursday's Premier League clash at Villa Park, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Wednesday (July 8).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 10:55 

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Football: Former England keeper James eyes coaching role in England...

Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper David James says lockdown has given him plenty of time to indulge in his passion for art and also plot a ......

 2020-07-08 10:55 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Candidates for Bukit Panjang make final pitch to voters...

SINGAPORE - The last day of the campaign saw both candidates for Bukit Panjang SMC pulling out the stops to make a last-ditch impression on voters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 10:54 

The Strait Times

South Korea seeks remdesivir to treat over 5,000 coronavirus patients...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea has asked Gilead Sciences Inc to supply enough of its anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat more than 5,000 Covid-19 patients in preparation for a potential second wave of infections, an opposition lawmaker said on Wednesday (J...

 2020-07-08 10:51 

The Strait Times

4 weeks' jail for maid who threw dog from third-storey balcony...

SINGAPORE - A maid was so annoyed that her employer's pets were noisy that she took one of the dogs and flung it down from a balcony on the third storey of the house.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 10:50 

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Futures wobble as US coronavirus cases top three million...

REUTERS: U.S. stock index futures ticked lower in choppy trading on Wednesday as investors stayed on the sidelines in the face of an alarming rise ......

 2020-07-08 10:48 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Chan Chun Sing says leaked audio clips taken out of context; being circulated online 'with ill-intent'...

SINGAPORE - Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing took to Facebook on Wednesday (July 8) to explain and set the context for leaked audio clips of a closed-door conversation that he had with party activists in January last year.. Read more at straitst...

 2020-07-08 10:46 

Channel NewsAsia

One more Romanian referee tests positive for COVID-19...

BUCHAREST: A third Romanian referee has been taken off this season's list of officials after testing positive for COVID-19, the domestic football ......

 2020-07-08 10:45 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: PAP should campaign on issues, says PPP chief Goh Meng Seng...

SINGAPORE - People's Power Party chief Goh Meng Seng has called on the ruling party to run a campaign based on issues, and claimed they have used...

 2020-07-08 10:43 

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Most Americans believe Russia targeted US soldiers, want sanctions in response: Reuters/Ipsos poll...

A majority of Americans believe that Russia paid the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan last year amid negotiations to end the war, and ......

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