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 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Visitors who drove into Forbidden City spark outrage...

BEIJING One of China's top historic attractions issued an apology after two women drove an SUV into the Forbidden City in Beijing and posed for pictures when it was meant to be closed to the public.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Umno beats PH ally Warisan in Sabah's Kimanis by-election...

Malaysia's opposition coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) retained its parliamentary seat in a Sabah by-election yesterday, defeating a candidate from an ally party of Pakatan Harapan (PH).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Trump taps legal heavyweights for impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump has turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who had paved the way for then President Bill Clinton's 1998 impea...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Self-help groups play crucial role in S'pore society: President...

Self-help groups play an important role in building a cohesive and collaborative society, President Halimah Yacob said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Mutual trust between civil servants and ministers cannot change: PM...

Let me begin with transforming the public service leadership. We know that our operating environment is becoming more complex. Externally, the global outlook is increasingly uncertain. Domestically, our economy is more mature and less buoyant. We face maj...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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$180 steaks prompt some to debate costs of Saudi Prince's plans...

RIYADH As couples on their way to a lavish dinner strolled past palm trees hung with chandeliers in a historic quarter of Riyadh, the recent belt-tightening downturn in Saudi Arabia's economy seemed a world away.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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DPM Heng: Nurture social togetherness...

Social togetherness is something we must nurture, with hubs like the Wisma Geylang Serai making a difference in the community, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Man's transfer to Malaysian police in 2015 done lawfully: SPF...

The transfer of a man to the custody of the Royal Malaysia Police in 2015 was done lawfully, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) yesterday, after his lawyer raised questions about whether procedures had been properly followed.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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More reading on the go...

Singaporeans have moved from Crazy Rich Asians to the third book in the series by Kevin Kwan, Rich People Problems, which was the top e-book borrowed from the National Library Board (NLB) last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Spread of Wuhan virus may be wider than reported: Experts...

The scale of a mysterious pneumonia virus from Wuhan in China might be far larger than previously reported, experts have warned, as various countries stepped up screening measures ahead of the Chinese holiday travel season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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CNY fun in Ang Mo Kio, Chinatown...

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 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Woman left with $99 after losing $55k in scam...

The police are investigating an incident in which a 60-year-old housewife had her life savings of $55,000 wiped out from her bank account after falling victim to a scam that was carried out through messaging platform Viber.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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'Fresh' Gasol and Powell power Raptors...

TORONTO Nick Nurse was delighted to have Marc Gasol and Norman Powell healthy again, as the Toronto Raptors conjured up magic against the Washington Wizards in a 140-111 rout at the Scotiabank Arena on Friday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Freedom is a double-edged knife, say forum panellists...

If a personal mobility device (PMD) rider zooms by on an empty footpath, he is breaking the law, but is he actually curtailing anyone's freedom to walk there?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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World's shortest man dies at 27...

KATHMANDU The world's shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, has died at a hospital in Nepal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Four women to watch...

NAOMI OSAKA, 22 (Jpn). Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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More support for students who skip school...

Disadvantaged students, especially those who often skip school, will get more support from a pilot project by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to help them stay in class.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Deeney denied as Spurs winless run goes on...

Forward Gerard Deulofeu seeing his goal-bound shot blocked by Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen's outstretched arm which earned Watford a penalty. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Water tanks in Ang Mo Kio block flushed after contaminant alert...

Trace amounts of hydrocarbons - the kind of compounds used in anti-mosquito oil - were found in the tap points of some residents' homes in Ang Mo Kio, national water agency PUB said on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Trio want to help youth at risk through mentorship, short films...

Three young people hope their ideas can help improve the amount of support available for youth at risk and prevent re-offending.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Older folks can reduce fall risks via exercise...

LONDON Older adults who exercise may reduce their risk of falls by more than a third compared with sedentary peers, a research review suggests.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Hot bods: Lim Yao Xiang & Olivia Wong...

Lim Yao Xiang, 37. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Sports world: United's Young signs for Inter Milan...

United's Young signs for Inter Milan. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Serena in the right frame of mind...

MELBOURNE As the calendar flipped to 2020, Serena Williams was once again being feted, this time as sportswoman of the decade in the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Khan on course for a fight against prejudice...

Golf is often regarded as an elitist and rich man's sport, but India's Rashid Khan is doing his utmost to fight the stereotype on the course.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Kuchar's ping pong ploy...

While most golfers at the SMBC Singapore Open headed for a meal, a massage or nap on Friday after a sapping 18 holes in the second round, Matt Kuchar opted to play table tennis with Iulia Necula, a former Romanian player who competed at the 2008 Beijing O...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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World Briefs: Seven trekkers missing in Nepal avalanche...

KATHMANDU Seven trekkers, including four South Koreans, have gone missing in Nepal's north-west Himalayan region after an avalanche hit their trail, local police and hiking officials said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Chance for youth to pitch ideas to improve society...

Young people with a dream to make a difference to the lives of Singaporeans will now have a chance to pitch their ideas to relevant government or industry agencies.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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'Cool' one-armed golfer gets amazing hole-in-one...

LOS ANGELES One-armed Canadian amateur golfer Laurent Hurtubise made a stunning hole-in-one at the PGA Tour's American Express in La Quinta, California.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Rad designs this CNY...

The rat has shed its grimy image and put its best whiskers forward this Chinese New Year, as many hongbao designs feature cute and creative versions of the animal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Size matters for these pancakes and buns...

There are a handful of stalls outside and around People's Park Complex in Chinatown that I term collectively as The Stalls Of Supersized Food.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Changing face of India's acid attack survivors...

Ms Shabnam Alvi, 29, pulls up an old photo of her on the phone. She was 15 when it was taken. With her hair cascading over her right shoulder and flawless skin, the teenage Ms Alvi tilts her head slightly in the picture and rests her chin on her right han...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Bubbling over with cheer for Pongal...

Women cooking over an open fire at a mass Pongal cooking competition organised by the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association yesterday. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Anger as French cuisine icon loses three-star Michelin rating...

COLLONGES-AU-MONT-D'OR Two years after the death of renowned French chef Paul Bocuse, the Michelin Guide has stripped his flagship restaurant of the coveted three-star ranking it held for half a century, prompting anger and dismay from his culinary pe...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Aussie storms douse fires, unleash floods...

MELBOURNE Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms yesterday, dousing some of the bush fires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Blazes prompt push for houses better suited to drier climate...

In a quiet stretch of countryside outside Melbourne, an unusual building - likened to a James Bond lair - peeks out of the grass-covered hillside.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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China, Myanmar ink dozens of trade deals...

NAYPYITAW China and Myanmar inked dozens of mammoth infrastructure and trade deals after a meeting yesterday between Chinese President Xi Jinping and fallen human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi, as Beijing doubles down on its support for a government under ...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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IMF chief warns of crisis if record inequality levels are not addressed...

WASHINGTON The world's financial sector should take rapid steps to address record or near-record inequality levels within countries that new research shows could be a harbinger of a new financial crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IM...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Next 48 hours...

TODAY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Masters feud set to drag on...

There were happy and relieved faces at the Singapore Masters Athletics (SMA) annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday night, after an election of its leaders suggested that its recent woes were coming to an end.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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New 'degrees' for the new economy...

In most advanced economies including Singapore, citizens are encouraged to pursue at least 10 years of education.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Weekly tweetbits: Hot Shots...

Hot Shots. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 20:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Chelsea rocked as Hayden's late strike lifts Newcastle...

Newcastle midfielder Isaac Hayden damaged Chelsea's bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League as his last-gasp goal snatched a 1-0 win at St ......

 2020-01-18 20:15 

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German cabin crew union plans further strikes at Lufthansa...

German cabin crew union UFO said on Saturday it was planning further strikes at Lufthansa to increase pressure on management after talks with ......

 2020-01-18 20:14 

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan to give up royal titles...

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have agreed to give up their royal titles and stop receiving public funds as part of a settlement with ......

 2020-01-18 20:12 

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Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli govt falls: Erdogan...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organisations if Libya's UN-recognised ......

 2020-01-18 20:10 

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Man City drop more points, Norwich get lifeline...

Even when Liverpool are not in action they continue to bolster their seemingly impregnable Premier League lead and it happened again on Saturday ......

 2020-01-18 20:00 

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Discover and support your children's talents with the UOB KidSmart Programme...

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 2020-01-18 19:52 

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Football: Chelsea rocked as Hayden's late strike lifts Newcastle...

NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) - Frank Lampard admitted he wants to sign a new striker after Newcastle damaged Chelsea's bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a dramatic 1-0 win at St James' Park on Saturday (Jan 18).. Read more at...

 2020-01-18 19:30 

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Football: Guardiola left seething by sloppy Manchester City defence...

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) - Pep Guardiola criticised his Manchester City defence after they allowed Wilfried Zaha too much space in setting up Crystal Palace' late equaliser in their 2-2 Premier League draw on Saturday (Jan 18).. Read more at s...

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