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 2021-01-25 10:43 

The Strait Times

Countries must be ready to deal with setbacks and protect the weakest as they recover from Covid-19, Tharman tells WEF Davos Agenda panel...

SINGAPORE - Until the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines is widespread and the world achieves herd immunity, the pace of global economic recovery will be uncertain, Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said. Governments must therefore prepare for a range of p...

 2021-01-25 10:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Trial of commercial autonomous buses to run at Jurong Island, Science Park 2 until end-April...

SINGAPORE: A three-month trial of on-demand autonomous bus services at two locations began on Monday (Jan 25), as part of Singapore's efforts to ......

 2021-01-25 10:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Dengue risk remains as Aedes mosquito population has grown: NEA...

SINGAPORE: Although the number of dengue cases has remained...

 2021-01-25 10:33 

The Strait Times

Chinese bank opens its first overseas innovation centre in S'pore to expand fintech foothold...

SINGAPORE - Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPD Bank) has opened its first overseas innovation centre here, making Singapore its fintech beachhead to South-east Asia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 10:30 

Tech in Asia

Chinese self-driving startup nets $154m in investment from state-backed fund...

With the new funds, Uisee will further develop its autonomous driving technology and accelerate its monetization....

 2021-01-25 10:27 

The Strait Times

Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Jan 25...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Monday, Jan 25.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 10:25 

Tech in Asia

Join us and learn how to build something people want...

Our signature product conference is back on April 7 and 8 - grab your early bird tickets now....

 2021-01-25 10:14 

The Strait Times

Heartfelt tributes on Aloysius Pang's second death anniversary...

Actor-presenter Dasmond Koh posted a black-and-white photo of himself with just...

 2021-01-25 10:11 

The Strait Times

Confidence levels in vaccines in S'pore expected to rise as more get Covid-19 shots: Chief health scientist...

Singapore has a...

 2021-01-25 10:08 

Tech in Asia

Indian social commerce app Kiko TV scores SOSV backing...

The startup also said that the pre-series A round was still open and that a few other investors are expected to participate....

 2021-01-25 10:06 

The Strait Times

Taiwan expels thousands of Chinese dredgers from its waters...

TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan expelled nearly 4,000 Chinese vessels illegally dredging sand from its waters in 2020, authorities said Monday (Jan 25), a more than six-fold increase on the year before as Beijing seeks to heap pressure on the democratic island.. Re...

 2021-01-25 10:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Nike urges court to throw out EU probe into Dutch tax deal...

U.S. sportswear maker Nike on Monday urged Europe's second-highest court to annul an EU investigation into its Dutch tax rulings, saying the ......

 2021-01-25 10:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Nine trapped Chinese miners confirmed dead, one still missing...

BEIJING: Nine more Chinese miners trapped underground for more than two weeks have been confirmed dead, local government officials said Monday ......

 2021-01-25 10:00 

The Strait Times

BT Mark To Market Podcast: Opportunities and risks for stock investors in 2021...

Synopsis: Listen to Ben Paul's analysis and insight on market trends and corporate issues in Singapore, in this new podcast series based on his weekly column in The Business Times.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:56 

The Strait Times

Thailand says Covid-19 vaccinations to start next month...

High-risk groups will go first. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:54 

The Strait Times

Suu Kyi in line to get vaccine early as Myanmar readies roll-out...

Ms Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and Cabinet members will be inoculated on Thursday (Jan 28). Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:52 

The Strait Times

Chinese singers Hua Chenyu and Zhang Bichen admit to having a child...

Hua and Zhang have been rumoured in the past to be dating, but never admitted to being a couple.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:49 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Year on from urging delay, Greece's Stefanidi supports Games in 2021...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Gold medallist pole vaulter Katerina Stefanidi, a vocal proponent for postponing the Tokyo Olympics last year, is backing the Games to be held this July, with or without spectators.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Earth is losing ice faster today than in the mid-1990s, study suggests...

Earth's ice is melting faster today than in the mid-1990s, new research suggests, as climate change nudges global temperatures ever higher....

 2021-01-25 09:42 

The Strait Times

Turning internships into full-time jobs...

SINGAPORE - University students are grabbing work stints in the hope of beefing up their portfolios and securing jobs after graduation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:40 

Channel NewsAsia

GlobalWafers makes last ditch bid to save US$5.3 billion Siltronic deal...

BERLIN: Taiwan's GlobalWafers made what it said was a final attempt to save a 4.35 billion euro (US$5.3 billion) bid for Germany's Siltronic ......

 2021-01-25 09:40 

The Strait Times

Reunited at last: Rainie Yang and Li Ronghao; Christopher Lee and Fann Wong...

Celebrity couples have been kept apart by work schedules and the global pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:39 

The Strait Times

Pay to ride on driverless buses in two areas until April 30...

SINGAPORE - Commuters can now take driverless buses in two areas of Singapore for a small fee, in the first such trial since Singapore began experimenting with autonomous vehicles on the roads in 2015.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:38 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia's securities regulator says server hit by cybersecurity breach...

CANBERRA: Australia's securities regulator said on Monday (Jan 25) there was a cybersecurity breach at a server it used to transfer files ......

 2021-01-25 09:35 

Channel NewsAsia

NUS Press says it chose not to publish essays on Thai politics after consulting with 'stakeholders inside and outside the university'...

SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) Press said on Monday (Jan 25) that its decision to withdraw the publication of a volume of ......

 2021-01-25 09:32 

The Strait Times

EU mulls response to Russia's Navalny crackdown...

BRUSSELS (AFP) - EU foreign ministers met on Monday (Jan 25) to debate their response to Russia's arrest of Alexei Navalny and crackdown on demonstrators, as pressure grows to impose sanctions on the Kremlin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:31 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 vaccination begins for land transport sector with jabs to be offered to 80,000 workers...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's land transport workers began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday (Jan 25), with employees of bus and train operators ......

 2021-01-25 09:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Greece, Turkey open first crisis talks since 2016...

Greece and Turkey bowed to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and opened the first direct talks in nearly five years over their explosive eastern ......

 2021-01-25 09:28 

Channel NewsAsia

China tackles COVID-19 pandemic with mass construction once again...

BEIJING: A sprawling quarantine centre of more than 4,000 rooms is being thrown up in northern China in response to a COVID-19 outbreak in ......

 2021-01-25 09:25 

The Strait Times

The Big Story: No new Covid-19 cases in the community for third consecutive day...

SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Pfizer requests South Korea approval of COVID-19 vaccines ahead of February rollout...

SEOUL: Drugmaker Pfizer has filed an application seeking approval of its COVID-19 vaccines to be used in South Korea as the country gears up to ......

 2021-01-25 09:15 

The Strait Times

Rise of the new French wave...

PARIS (AFP) - Netflix's Lupin is the latest in a string of high-end French series to become runaway international hits.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:11 

The Strait Times

Tennis; Barty enjoying Australian training 'camp' ahead of Grand Slam...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - While most of the world's top players quarantine in their hotel rooms ahead of the Australian Open, home hope Ash Barty is relishing the freedom of being outside the bio-secure bubble.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:09 

The Strait Times

Dengue still a danger as Aedes mosquito population in Singapore grows even as cases fall...

The danger from dengue is far from over, even as the number of cases here has fallen.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:06 

The Strait Times

Football: Bayern go seven points clear after thrashing sorry Schalke...

BERLIN (AFP) - Bayern Munich opened up a seven-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Sunday (Jan 25) with a 4-0 victory at bottom side Schalke 04 as Robert Lewandowski scored for the eighth straight league game.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran asks Indonesia to explain seizure of tanker accused of illegal oil transfer...

JAKARTA: Iran has asked Indonesia to provide details about the seizure of an Iranian-flagged vessel, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed ......

 2021-01-25 09:02 

The Strait Times

Football: Suarez strikes again as Atletico march on with Valencia win...

MADRID (AFP) - Luis Suarez scored a brilliant team goal as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat Valencia 3-1 on Sunday (Jan 24) and move seven points clear at the top of La Liga.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:00 

The Strait Times

Compulsory internships for all NTU undergraduates starting this year...

Internships will be made compulsory from August for all new students enrolling in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:00 

The Strait Times

Meet the mum-of-five keeping us safe during a pandemic — and her 'cute' robot...

Cleaners entered the spotlight as frontliners when the Covid-19 pandemic hit Singapore. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 09:00 

The Strait Times

NTU introduces new core curriculum for 6,000 freshmen starting August...

They will also need to complete internships in order to graduate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 08:56 

The Strait Times

China says US military in South China Sea not good for peace...

The US often sends ships and aircraft into the South China Sea to...

 2021-01-25 08:56 

The Strait Times

Natural catastrophes caused above-average insurance losses in 2020: Insurance broker Aon...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Natural catastrophes resulted in US$97 billion (S$128.6 billion) in insured losses in 2020, 40 per cent above the average for this century, in a year when insurers also faced hefty bills due to the coronavirus pandemic, insurance broker...

 2021-01-25 08:56 

Channel NewsAsia

EU to debate Russia sanctions after Navalny protest arrests...

BRUSSELS: The European Union will consider fresh sanctions on Russian individuals on Monday (Jan 25) after more than 3,000 people were arrested ......

 2021-01-25 08:53 

The Strait Times

Seniors may get up to 80% subsidy for shared caregiving service in S'pore's first assisted living flats...

The shared caregiving service includes showering, dressing and moving around.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 08:52 

Channel NewsAsia

China says US military in South China Sea not good for peace...

BEIJING: The United States often sends ships and aircraft into the South China Sea to...

 2021-01-25 08:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Nepal's caretaker PM ejected from ruling party, remains in office...

KATHMANDU: Nepal's caretaker Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was ejected from the country's ruling Communist party on Monday (Jan 25), his opponents ......

 2021-01-25 08:28 

Tech in Asia

Shopee to scale ecommerce venture in Brazil, sources say...

The company first launched an online store in the country in October 2019....

 2021-01-25 08:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Button to race for own team in Extreme E electric series...

LONDON: Former Formula One world champion Jenson Button will race for his own team when the new Extreme E off-road all-electric series begins ......

 2021-01-25 08:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Ban bouncers in junior cricket, says concussion specialist...

REUTERS: Cricket authorities should consider banning bouncers in the junior game to limit the risk of concussion, Michael Turner, a head ......

 2021-01-25 08:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: China's Huawei in talks to sell premium smartphone brands P and Mate - sources...

China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is in early-stage talks to sell its premium smartphone brands P and Mate, two people with direct knowledge of ......

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