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 2021-01-25 12:36 

The Strait Times

80,000 land transport workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine from Jan 25...

Bus captains were among the first batch of 12,000 workers offered the first dose of the vaccine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 12:36 

Channel NewsAsia

In striving for sustainability, important for Singapore not to 'lock into' technologies prematurely: Grace Fu...

SINGAPORE: It is important for Singapore not to...

 2021-01-25 12:35 

Channel NewsAsia

World lost equivalent of 255 million jobs in 2020: UN...

GENEVA: The coronavirus pandemic took a huge toll on global jobs last year, the United Nations said on Monday (Jan 25), with the equivalent of ......

 2021-01-25 12:30 

The Strait Times

Running ultra-marathons in places of great beauty and the pandemic lessons learned...

SINGAPORE - We are now 12 months into the global pandemic and I have not been able to run ultra-marathons, which were all cancelled last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 12:28 

The Strait Times

BlackRock sees bipolar world, swift global economic restart...

SINGAPORE - The global economy is undergoing a geopolitical transformation which will ultimately result in a bi-polar world dominated by the United States, on one end, and China on the other, said global investment giant BlackRock.. Read more at straitsti...

 2021-01-25 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Welsh union receives 13.5m COVID-19 rescue package...

REUTERS: Welsh rugby has secured a 13.5 million pounds (US$18.48 million) funding package from the government that will help soften the ......

 2021-01-25 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Mercedes F1 boss Wolff out of quarantine after COVID-19 positive...

Mercedes Formula One team boss and co-owner Toto Wolff has revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 and had to isolate in Austria this month but ......

 2021-01-25 12:25 

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Mercedes F1 boss Wolff out of quarantine after COVID-19 positive...

LONDON: Mercedes Formula One team boss and co-owner Toto Wolff has revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 and had to isolate in Austria this ......

 2021-01-25 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Nasdaq futures jump, hopes grow for stimulus...

Nasdaq futures jumped on Monday as markets geared up for a busy week of earnings from mega-cap technology companies, against the backdrop of ......

 2021-01-25 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Nasdaq futures jump, Merck keeps Dow, S&P 500 subdued...

Nasdaq futures jumped on Monday as markets geared up for a busy week of earnings from mega-cap technology companies, against the backdrop of ......

 2021-01-25 12:20 

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Stimulus jitters dent Wall Street's early gains; Nasdaq hits record...

Major U.S. averages on Monday closed well off their best levels of the day, which included a Nasdaq record, as concerns over the timing and size ......

 2021-01-25 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Stimulus jitters dent Wall Street's early gains; Nasdaq, S&P at records...

Major U.S. averages on Monday closed well off their best levels of the day, which included a Nasdaq record, as concerns over the timing and size ......

 2021-01-25 12:16 

The Strait Times

Anger and grief as Britain's Covid-19 death toll nears 100,000...

Britain has the world's fifth worst official coronavirus death toll.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 12:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Serie A title race closest in 10 years at halfway stage...

A weekend of upsets has made it harder than ever to predict the winners of this season's Serie A title, with little separating Italy's top seven ......

 2021-01-25 12:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Serie A title race closest in 10 years at halfway stage...

A weekend of upsets has made it harder than ever to predict the winners of this season's Serie A title, with little separating Italy's top seven ......

 2021-01-25 12:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Online merchants linked to QAnon down, but not out, following platform bans...

Since last year, entrepreneur Dustin Krieger has faced bans by an expanding list of big tech companies: four blocked PayPal accounts, half a dozen ......

 2021-01-25 12:08 

The Strait Times

472 receive BCA scholarship and sponsorship at awards ceremony...

SINGAPORE - When polytechnic graduate Wong Yishan received a sponsorship offer from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) last September, she was over the moon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 12:05 

Channel NewsAsia

US corporate buybacks are on the rise, lifting investor hopes...

NEW YORK: U.S. corporate share buyback levels are slowly increasing after last year's pandemic-driven drop-off in spending, and investors are ......

 2021-01-25 12:05 

Channel NewsAsia

IKEA lowers climate footprint helped by pandemic and energy-efficient light bulbs...

Furniture giant IKEA said it is on track to cut its emissions further after an 11per cent reduction in its climate footprint in the 12 months to ......

 2021-01-25 12:00 

The Strait Times

Suite Life: Parkroyal Collection Pickering is as green as it gets in the city...

SINGAPORE - I have an obsession for architecture and design, so imagine my joy when I enter the cavernous 13m lobby of Parkroyal Collection Pickering, Singapore, with its leitmotif of Balinese padi field-inspired concrete designs and biophilic architectur...

 2021-01-25 11:56 

The Strait Times

Asian Insider, Jan 25: Taiwan in US-China ties; Vietnam to pick new leaders; S'pore to grow manufacturing...

Hi all, In today's bulletin: Taiwan is set to remain a thorny issue in US-China ties under the Biden administration; Vietnam's Communist Party is to pick new leaders in its five-yearly national congress; Singapore announces a 10-year plan to grow ...

 2021-01-25 11:51 

The Strait Times

askST: Am I allowed to visit my friends during the Chinese New Year period?...

From tomorrow, every household will have a cap of eight visitors each day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 11:51 

The Strait Times

Public spirited firefighter receives award for saving young woman from sexual assault...

SINGAPORE - Firefighter Muhammad Suhanas Abdul Aziz, 28, was on his way down his HDB block to buy a drink when he saw a middle-aged man forcefully grabbing a young woman's arm on the fourth floor.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 11:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Poor past vs South Africa does not concern Pakistan captain Babar...

Pakistan captain Babar Azam is aware that his side have a poor a record against South Africa in tests but he is confident that the past will count ......

 2021-01-25 11:47 

The Strait Times

China's sweeping climate goals meet resistance on the ground...

Local governments and industries are finding ways to skirt Xi Jinping's environmental agenda.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 11:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea sack manager Lampard with club ninth in standings...

Chelsea have sacked manager Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats in eight league games left the London side ninth in the Premier League ......

 2021-01-25 11:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea sack manager Lampard after New Year slump...

Chelsea dismissed manager Frank Lampard after 18 months in charge on Monday after the man at the heart of much of their greatest success as a ......

 2021-01-25 11:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Chelsea sack manager Lampard after New Year slump...

Chelsea dismissed Frank Lampard following 18 months in charge on Monday after the man at the heart of much of their greatest success as a player ......

 2021-01-25 11:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Bangladesh post 297-6 against West Indies in third ODI...

Four players hit fifties as Bangladesh made 297-6 to set a stiff target in the third one-day international against West Indies in Chittagong on ......

 2021-01-25 11:42 

Tech in Asia

What prompted GoBear's sudden closure?...

We explore why GoBear had shut down and look into the financials of Indian B2B unicorn Udaan....

 2021-01-25 11:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Biden seeks to reinforce 'Made in America' approach favoured by Trump...

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Monday (Jan 25) giving priority to US companies and products in contracts with the ......

 2021-01-25 11:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Biden signs 'Buy American' order, pledges to renew US manufacturing...

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Monday (Jan 25) giving American companies and products priority in contracting with the ......

 2021-01-25 11:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Chelsea sack Lampard, former PSG boss Tuchel in line to take over...

LONDON: Chelsea have sacked manager Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats in eight league games left the London side ninth in the Premier ......

 2021-01-25 11:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Investor payouts and job cuts jar with US companies' social pledge...

When Randall Stephenson joined 180 of his peers leading many of the richest U.S. companies in signing the Business Roundtable pledge on the ......

 2021-01-25 11:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby: Furlong and Larmour return for Ireland Six Nations campaign...

Ireland coach Andy Farrell has recalled star prop Tadhg Furlong and twinkle-toed back Jordan Larmour to his squad for the Six Nations after both ......

 2021-01-25 11:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Prop Furlong named in Ireland Six Nations squad, Stockdale misses out...

DUBLIN: Ireland included Tadhg Furlong in their squad for this year's Six Nations, with coach Andy Farrell saying on Monday that the British ......

 2021-01-25 11:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Chelsea set to sack manager Lampard, say British media...

LONDON: Chelsea are on the verge of sacking manager Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats in eight league games left the London side ninth in ......

 2021-01-25 11:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Chelsea set to sack manager Lampard, say British media...

LONDON: Chelsea have sacked manager Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats in eight league games left the London side ninth in the Premier ......

 2021-01-25 11:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Fed set to look beyond possible post-pandemic inflation shock...

Between the closed theaters and restaurants, the prices slashed by airlines and half-empty hotels, and the government benefits paid or in the ......

 2021-01-25 11:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Dutch PM condemns COVID-19 lockdown riots as 'criminal volence'...

AMSTERDAM: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday (Jan 25) condemned riots across the country this weekend in which demonstrators attacked ......

 2021-01-25 11:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Dutch PM condemns COVID-19 lockdown riots as 'criminal violence'...

AMSTERDAM: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday (Jan 25) condemned riots across the country this weekend in which demonstrators attacked ......

 2021-01-25 11:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Alphabet's Verily bets on long-term payoff from virus-testing deals...

For Alphabet Inc's Verily, a healthcare venture that is one the tech giant's most prominent...

 2021-01-25 11:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia reports 3,048 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths; 351 active clusters nationwide...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Klang Valley, comprising Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, accounted for about a third of Malaysia's 3,048 new COVID-19 cases on Monday ......

 2021-01-25 11:00 

The Strait Times

Football: Chelsea set to dismiss manager Frank Lampard after bad streak, say reports...

Reports say ex-PSG boss Thomas Tuchel is favourite to take charge at Stamford Bridge.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 11:00 

The Strait Times

400,000 S'pore households to receive 2nd tranche of $50 vouchers to spend at local businesses...

DPM Heng announced that a second tranche of $20 million would be given out.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 10:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Swedes go on trial for filming Estonia ferry wreck...

Two filmmakers went on trial in Sweden on Monday for violating the sanctity of the wreck of the Estonia ferry, which sank in the Baltic Sea in ......

 2021-01-25 10:55 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong formally approves Fosun Pharma-BioNTech vaccine...

It's the first Covid-19 vaccine to be accepted in the Asian financial hub.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 10:54 

The Strait Times

Judge slams lawyer in underage sex case who tried to blame victim...

SINGAPORE - A former undergraduate who had sex with a 13-year-old girl after making moves on her while they watched Fifty Shades of Grey has had his sentence increased, with the court slamming his ex-lawyer for trying to blame the victim.. Read more at st...

 2021-01-25 10:50 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 pandemic could last four or five years: Lawrence Wong...

SINGAPORE - It could be four or five years before the world sees the end of the Covid-19 pandemic and the start of a post-pandemic normal, said Education Minister Lawrence Wong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 10:49 

The Strait Times

SUTD appoints ex-HDB CEO as new chairman of research centre for innovative cities...

Dr Cheong Koon Hean will assume the position at the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities in June.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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