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 2020-06-04 15:20 

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Football: Spurs borrow 175 million as COVID-19 hits revenue...

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur have borrowed 175 million from the Bank of England to ease the financial burden due to the loss of revenue amid the ......

 2020-06-04 15:20 

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LVMH propels Arnault scion to head up Tag Heuer watches...

LVMH on Thursday said that Frederic Arnault, one of the younger sons of the luxury goods group's billionaire boss, would take over running watch ......

 2020-06-04 15:15 

The Strait Times

Parliament: Employees need support to cope with challenges of working from home, say MPs...

SINGAPORE - With the continued need for social distancing in Singapore, many employees have had to adapt to working from home, which comes with its own set of challenges, said several MPs on Thursday (June 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 15:12 

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Football: Dortmund 'fully support' Black Lives Matter by taking a knee...

DORTMUND, GERMANY (AFP) - Borussia Dortmund players showed their support of the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd in the United States by taking a knee at a training session on Thursday (June 4).. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2020-06-04 15:10 

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EBay raises forecasts on online boom, shares hit record high...

EBay Inc raised its current-quarter revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday, as people stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic ordered more ......

 2020-06-04 15:08 

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Football: Dortmund 'fully support' Black Lives Matter by taking a knee...

Borussia Dortmund players showed their support of the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd in the United States by ......

 2020-06-04 15:05 

The Strait Times

Motor racing: Hamilton back on track next week in Mercedes F1 test...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will be back on track at Silverstone next week for the first time since February as Mercedes gear up for the start of the delayed Formula One season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 15:05 

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For US economy, the bottom may be here, but the rebound is slow so far...

The U.S. economy may have hit its low point in the coronavirus crash but the rebound so far remains tepid, according to both broad indexes of ......

 2020-06-04 15:00 

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Rugby: Virus halt is ideal chance to sort out calendar, says O'Shea...

The decimation of world rugby by the coronavirus has given administrators an...

 2020-06-04 14:59 

The Strait Times

From Goldman to Apple, firms seek new calculus on race...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - MTV went dark for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. Goldman Sachs pledged US$10 million (S$13.97 million)...

 2020-06-04 14:56 

The Strait Times

Russia struggles to clean up Arctic river fuel spill...

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia on Thursday (June 4) intensified efforts to clean up a major fuel spill that environmentalists say is the worst such accident in the Arctic, as investigators made their first arrest.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:55 

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Investigation finds corruption at highest level of IWF...

An independent investigator said on Thursday that corruption was present at the highest level of the International Weightlifting Federation, with ......

 2020-06-04 14:55 

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Weightlifting: Federation plagued by decades of corruption, says investigation...

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was plagued by decades of corruption orchestrated by autocratic former president Tamas Ajan, said ......

 2020-06-04 14:54 

The Strait Times

American detained in Iran since 2018 freed, on his way home, his family says...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - A US Navy veteran detained in Iran since 2018 was freed on Thursday (June 4) and was on his way back home, his family said in a statement, a rare instance of cooperation between Teheran and Washington despite their bitter relationsh...

 2020-06-04 14:53 

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UK politicians rebuke HSBC as top Asia executive backs China...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Several British politicians criticised HSBC's support for China's sweeping proposed security legislation for Hong Kong, soon after the global lender's top executive in Asia publicly showed his support for Beijing.. Read mo...

 2020-06-04 14:50 

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Hamilton back on track next week in Mercedes F1 test...

Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton will be back on track at Silverstone next week for the first time since February as Mercedes ......

 2020-06-04 14:40 

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Tennis: Rafa Nadal says he would not travel to US Open in present volatile circumstances...

(REUTERS) - Ordinarily, Rafael Nadal would likely be closing in on a 13th French Open title this week. Instead, he is home in Mallorca trying to make sense of a world that feels anything but normal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:38 

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Britain says nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests sent to US lab came back void...

LONDON: Nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests which Britain sent to a US lab for processing came back void, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said ......

 2020-06-04 14:37 

The Strait Times

Pollution may be down, but carbon dioxide is soaring...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - It took no time for countries under quarantine to see energy use plummet, and with it, pollution levels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:36 

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Doctors in Singapore advised to look out for blood, heart problems in COVID-19 patients...

Four COVID-19 cases in Singapore died in May because of heart-related issues, and not of the disease....

 2020-06-04 14:35 

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Tech stocks have been a winning bet, but investors worry it will fade...

A bet on tech companies has been a solid one in the aftermath of the coronavirus-induced market crash, but some investors are questioning whether ......

 2020-06-04 14:25 

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EBay raises current-quarter sales, profit forecast on higher demand...

EBay Inc raised current-quarter revenue and profit forecast on Thursday, as people stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic ordered more from ......

 2020-06-04 14:25 

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Intesa CEO says state-backed FCA loan crucial to protect Italy's economy...

A 6.3 billion euro (US$7 billion) state-backed loan for Fiat Chrysler (FCA) financed by Intesa Sanpaolo is crucial to safeguard Italy's economy, ......

 2020-06-04 14:25 

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Generational shift? Historian sees virus encouraging new values...

LONDON (REUTERS) - The coronavirus pandemic could encourage a generation to turn away from a culture of selfishness, with young people now wanting to do jobs where they can help others, Dutch historian Rutger Bregman believes.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-06-04 14:20 

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Players' union concerned over heightened injury risk...

BERN: Players may be at an increased risk of injury as professional sports rush back into action following the coronavirus stoppage, a global ......

 2020-06-04 14:17 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Luis Garcia tips old club Barcelona to lift La Liga title after Spanish football resumes...

SINGAPORE - The return of Luis Suarez and the reinvigoration of Lionel Messi will give Barcelona the edge in the title race against Real Madrid when La Liga resumes on June 11.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:16 

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France to transform surplus wine into hand sanitiser...

PARIS: French winemakers will transform wine that went unsold during the country's two-month COVID-19 lockdown into hand sanitiser and ethanol to ......

 2020-06-04 14:13 

The Strait Times

Man caught smuggling 22 animals in car jailed for 2 months, fined $9,600...

SINGAPORE - A man who tried to smuggle 22 animals, including endangered and poisonous frogs, into Singapore in his rented car, was caught at the Woodlands Checkpoint on Nov 10 last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:07 

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Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine...

STOCKHOLM (REUTERS) - Scientists in Sweden are hoping an alpaca named Tyson can help deliver a knockout blow in the fight to develop a treatment or vaccine against the novel coronavirus that has killed nearly 400,000 people worldwide.. Read more at strait...

 2020-06-04 14:05 

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France to transform unsold wine into hand sanitiser ahead of new harvest...

PARIS (AFP) - French winemakers will transform wine that went unsold during the country's two-month coronavirus lockdown into hand sanitiser and ethanol to make room for the next harvest, a farming agency said on Thursday (June 4).. Read more at strai...

 2020-06-04 14:04 

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Football: English Premier League clubs agree to five substitutions rule change for rest of season...

LONDON (AFP) - Managers will be able to make up to five substitutions for the remainder of the 2019-20 English Premier League season after clubs agreed to the temporary rule change at a meeting on Thursday (June 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:00 

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Iran reports most new coronavirus cases since outbreak began...

TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran announced 3,574 new coronavirus infections on Thursday (June 4), the most in one day since the pandemic started, as authorities increase health warnings following a resurgence in recorded cases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 14:00 

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Mercedes to share F1 reserves with McLaren and Racing Point...

Formula One world champions Mercedes will share reserve drivers Stoffel Vandoorne and Esteban Gutierrez with the Racing Point and McLaren teams ......

 2020-06-04 13:55 

The Strait Times

Going cashless pays off in the long run for soya bean hawker...

SINGAPORE - Mr Goy Thuan Heng introduced cashless payments at his soya bean stall in West Coast Hawker Centre five years ago, but it was more trouble than it was worth at first.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 13:54 

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Thousands in Hong Kong defy ban on Tiananmen vigil...

HONG KONG: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters lit candles and chanted democracy slogans as they defied a ban on Thursday (Jun 4) against gathering ......

 2020-06-04 13:51 

The Strait Times

Parliament: MPs call for greater support to preserve jobs of older workers...

SINGAPORE - With older workers at higher risk of being retrenched in the current economic climate, Senior Minister of State for Defence Heng Chee How urged the Government to send a strong signal that it is resolute in preserving their jobs.. Read more at ...

 2020-06-04 13:51 

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No signs of children's inflammatory syndrome seen in local COVID-19 cases: Gan Kim Yong...

SINGAPORE: None of the COVID-19 patients under the age of 16 in Singapore have shown symptoms suggestive of the inflammatory syndrome reported ......

 2020-06-04 13:50 

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Wall Street opens lower as rally loses steam...

U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as a rally fueled by hopes of an economic rebound from a coronavirus-led downturn ran out of steam even with ......

 2020-06-04 13:50 

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S&P 500, Nasdaq slide after rallying on recovery optimism...

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes edged lower in choppy trading on Thursday, as a rally fueled by hopes of a post-coronavirus economic recovery ......

 2020-06-04 13:50 

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Wall Street ends four-day rally in advance of May jobs report...

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes edged lower in choppy trading on Thursday, as a rally fueled by hopes of a post-coronavirus economic recovery ......

 2020-06-04 13:50 

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S&P 500 closes down, snapping four-day rally...

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes edged lower in choppy trading on Thursday, as a rally fueled by hopes of a post-coronavirus economic recovery ......

 2020-06-04 13:50 

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Bank of America to pay US$7.23 million after overcharging mutual fund customers: FINRA...

Bank of America Corp agreed to pay US$7.23 million in restitution and interest to settle a U.S. regulator's accusations that it overcharged ......

 2020-06-04 13:42 

The Strait Times

Pompeo presses nations to fund ISIS fight despite budget crunch...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday (June 4) urged allies to step up funding to defeat the Islamic State movement despite a budget crunch after the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 13:40 

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Nadal says he would not travel to US Open in present circumstances...

REUTERS: Ordinarily Rafa Nadal would likely be closing in on a 13th French Open title this week. Instead, he is home in Mallorca trying to make ......

 2020-06-04 13:35 

The Strait Times

Parliament: MPs raise concerns over tapping of national reserves to fund coronavirus fight...

SINGAPORE - As Singapore prepares to dig deeper than ever into national reserves to fund the fight against Covid-19, several MPs highlighted the need for fiscal prudence in Parliament on Thursday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 13:30 

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Wigan takeover completed - club statement...

Wigan Athletic have been taken over by a partnership headed by Hong Kong businessman Au Yeung Wai Kay, the Championship (second-tier) club said on ......

 2020-06-04 13:30 

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Retired China football star calls for ouster of Communist Party...

BEIJING: A retired Chinese football star called for the ouster of China's ruling Communist Party in a video released on Thursday (Jun 4) on the ......

 2020-06-04 13:26 

The Strait Times

Visitor arrivals to Singapore hit historic low in April...

SINGAPORE - The number of visitors to Singapore plummeted to a historic low of 748 in April, the first full month since a ban on short-term visitors was put in place.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-04 13:25 

The Strait Times

Britain says nearly 30,000 coronavirus tests sent to US lab came back void...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Nearly 30,000 coronavirus tests that Britain sent to a US laboratory for processing came back void, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Thursday (June 4), adding to a mounting pile of questions over Britain'...

 2020-06-04 13:20 

The Strait Times

Trump lawyer Giuliani loses his cool as he defends president on UK TV...

LONDON (AFP) - Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was called...

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