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 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Earth's second hottest year since records began...

GENEVA Last year was the earth's second hottest since records began, and the world should brace itself for more extreme weather events such as the bush fires ravaging much of Australia, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) warned on Wednesday.....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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2 Indonesian islands vanish; more at risk...

JAKARTA Two small islands in South Sumatra have disappeared as a result of rising sea levels driven by climate change, while four other islands are already on the brink of vanishing, the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has said.. Read more at...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Why case is not being heard in open court...

The Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) application to have its court challenge against the fake news law heard in open court was unsuccessful because there was...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Juan-nil win over Wolves tempered by Rashford injury...

LONDON Manchester United finally beat Wolves at the sixth time of asking under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but it came at a cost.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Penalties for firms that discriminate against locals not harsh enough...

I read with concern that there were around 2,000 complaints of discrimination against hiring of Singaporeans from 2014 to 2018 (Firms to pay heavier price if they don't give locals a fair shot at jobs, Jan 15).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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SGX wants S'pore-registered auditors for listed firms...

Proposals by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to strengthen auditing standards are open for public consultation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Measures in Budget to help firms, S'poreans stay relevant: Minister...

While Singapore saw a surge in investments last year, it remains exposed to external downside risks and has to do more to shore up domestic productivity, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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SportsWorld...

MACAU The Singapore Slingers got their second win on the trot as they staged a comeback to beat the Macau Black Bears 96-95 in a thrilling encounter at the Venetian Macao yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Deal has mechanism to forestall any tariff war, says US official...

WASHINGTON A United States-China trade deal signed on Wednesday includes a dispute resolution process aimed at deterring retaliatory tariffs against enforcement action and forestalling tit-for-tat escalations of the trade war, a senior administration offi...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Utico to hold town hall sessions for Hyflux investors on Jan 20...

The town hall meetings for investors holding Hyflux's medium-term notes and perpetual securities and preference shares (PnP) will be held next Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Changi's T2 will be greener, more spacious by 2024...

Changi Airport's Terminal 2 is getting a makeover to allow the airport to handle more passengers and to secure Singapore's status as a key aviation hub in the region.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Viet crackdown on social media after deadly land clash...

BANGKOK A deadly land dispute in Vietnam has led to a crackdown on social media posts, a sign of growing heavy-handedness by the authorities as rising demand for land spurs more conflicts across the country, analysts and human rights activists said.. Read...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Call for views on norms for new citizens...

Singaporeans will have a say in a mandatory induction programme for new citizens.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Lam says HK's way of life can go on beyond 2047...

Hong Kong's freedoms can continue past 2047 and be guaranteed under the...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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KOSUKE OUTSHINES JAZZ...

LEADERBOARD ROUND 1 (weather-disrupted, 46 of 156 men yet to finish). Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Education needs to keep up with social media: Ong...

Social media is changing the way people receive and absorb information, and education has a part to play in addressing this challenge, said Education Minister Ong Ye Kung yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Film Picks: Little Women (PG)...

There have been several movie adaptations of the classic Louisa May Alcott novel. The latest brings a jolt of energy to a story set in 19th-century Massachusetts, making it spring to life in a way that sets the standard for period drama.. Read more at str...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Fun cabaret tackles serious issues...

Fashion, so often dismissed as vanity and fluff, can be a powerful political statement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Arts Picks: Tan Siah Kwee's Calligraphy Exhibition...

The Chinese Calligraphy Society of Singapore and Singapore Cultural Studies Society are jointly presenting a solo Chinese calligraphy exhibition featuring 100 works by Professor Tan Siah Kwee, a Cultural Medallion recipient.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Singapore Pools to call or e-mail punters affected by glitches...

Punters affected by the software glitches that hit Singapore Pools' online Toto Quick Pick option will be contacted via e-mail or on their mobile numbers registered with the lottery operator.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Sumptuous serving of 20th-century music...

REVIEW / CONCERT. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Music Picks: One dance presents Madeon...

Even before French DJ-producer Madeon released his debut album in 2015, the wunderkind had been invited to play four major American music festivals in 2012, including Ultra Music Festival and Coachella.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 21:00 

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Food Picks: Small's big flavours...

After a rocking 12-course meal at chef Bjorn Shen's new four-seat micro restaurant, we kick around some ways to describe what we just had. Doughmakase is my contribution. My colleague Eunice Quek has a better one - doughgustation.. Read more at strait...

 2020-01-16 20:47 

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Basketball: LeBron stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting...

NEW YORK: Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James stretched his overall lead in NBA All-Star Game fan balloting to 149,564 votes over Dallas ......

 2020-01-16 20:44 

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Spain's government under fire for blurring lines between executive and judiciary...

MADRID: Just days into its mandate, Spain's new government has come into conflict with several judges on the country's judicial watchdog, several ......

 2020-01-16 20:38 

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US host sorry for mocking Joaquin Phoenix 'cleft lip'...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A US talk show host who mocked Joaquin Phoenix's supposed...

 2020-01-16 20:19 

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'Liar!': Rival White House bids strain friendship between Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - As the joint flagbearers of progressive politics, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren rebuffed any suggestion their friendship was under threat ever since declaring their rival candidacies for the US presidency.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-01-16 20:19 

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Over 2,000 migrants enter Guatemala with Mexico in their sights...

GUATEMALA CITY (REUTERS) - At least 2,200 people have entered Guatemala in a fast-growing US-bound caravan from Honduras, authorities said on Thursday (Jan 16), putting pressure on the region to satisfy Trump administration demands to curb illegal immigra...

 2020-01-16 20:15 

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'PigeonBot' brings aircraft closer to feathered-flight...

WASHINGTON: Since the dawn of the aviation era, inventors have strived to build aircraft that fly as nimbly as birds, whose morphable wings allow ......

 2020-01-16 20:09 

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Football: Man United defender Ashley Young agrees Inter Milan move...

MILAN (AFP) - Manchester United defender Ashley Young has agreed a move to Serie A club Inter Milan, according to reports on Thursday (Jan 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 20:00 

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Formula One: Hamilton warns he will be 'a machine'...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Lewis Hamilton has warned rivals that he plans to be better than ever as he chases a record-equalling seventh Formula One championship this season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 20:00 

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Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok...

Bedok Public Library occupies the second and third levels at Heartbeat@Bedok, and is home to a collection of almost 200,000 books, over 300 magazine titles and 13,000 audio-visual items.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-16 19:58 

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Football: Man United defender Young agrees Inter Milan move...

MILAN: Manchester United defender Ashley Young has agreed a move to Serie A club Inter Milan, according to reports on Thursday (Jan 16). The ......

 2020-01-16 19:49 

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Sepsis linked to 1-in-5 deaths worldwide: Study...

PARIS: Sepsis played a direct role in the deaths of 11 million people in 2017, almost twice as many as previously estimated, according to a study ......

 2020-01-16 19:28 

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FBI nabs three alleged neo-Nazis with machine gun ahead of Virginia gun rally...

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (REUTERS) - The FBI has arrested three suspected members of a neo-Nazi group who had a machine gun and hopes of sparking a US race war at a planned gun-rights rally in Virginia that is expected to draw thousands of people, officials sai...

 2020-01-16 19:25 

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Fiat Chrysler and Hon Hai plan Chinese electric vehicle joint venture...

Italian American automaker Fiat Chrysler and Taiwan's Hon Hai plan to set up a joint venture to manufacture electric vehicles and to engage in ......

 2020-01-16 19:18 

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Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in US Senate...

Senate Sergeant of Arms Michael Stenger opened the proceedings with a warning to the 100 senators who will decide whether the 73-year-old chief ......

 2020-01-16 19:18 

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Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate...

In a hushed chamber, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, clad in a traditional black robe, raised his right hand as he was sworn in to ......

 2020-01-16 19:18 

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Historic Trump impeachment trial begins in Senate...

In a hushed chamber, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, clad in a traditional black robe, raised his right hand as he was sworn in to ......

 2020-01-16 19:04 

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French unions vow to stand firm as pension strike softens...

PARIS: Striking workers poured into streets across France on Thursday (Jan 16) for a sixth day of demonstrations against a pensions overhaul, ......

 2020-01-16 18:35 

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Iran's president Rouhani says wants dialogue, working to 'prevent war'...

TEHERAN (AFP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday (Jan 16) he wants to avoid war after Teheran and Washington appeared on the brink of direct military confrontation in early January for the second time in less than a year.. Read more at st...

 2020-01-16 18:32 

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Rouhani says Iran wants dialogue, working to 'prevent war'...

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday (Jan 17) he wants to avoid war after Tehran and Washington appeared on the brink of direct ......

 2020-01-16 18:24 

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Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Microsoft said on Thursday (Jan 16) it would become...

 2020-01-16 18:16 

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Government appeals 'unduly lenient' sentence for UK's most prolific rapist...

LONDON: Britain's attorney general on Thursday (Jan 16) appealed against a minimum 30-year prison term given to an Indonesian man described as the ......

 2020-01-16 18:16 

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Government appeals 'unduly lenient' sentence for UK's most prolific rapist...

LONDON: Britain's attorney general on Thursday (Jan 16) appealed against a minimum 30-year prison term given to an Indonesian man described as the ......

 2020-01-16 18:12 

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British government appeals 'unduly lenient' sentence for Reynhard Sinaga, country's most prolific rapist...

LONDON (AFP) - Britain's attorney-general on Thursday (Jan 16) appealed against a minimum 30-year prison term given to an Indonesian man described as the country's worst-known sex offender, calling it...

 2020-01-16 18:11 

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Philippine grandma sews face masks for Taal volcano evacuees...

When demand and prices of face masks shot up after a small yet destructive volcano south of the Philippine capital suddenly spewed volcanic ash, a 61-year-old seamstress sprang into action to help her neighbours....

 2020-01-16 18:11 

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Philippine grandma sews face masks for Taal volcano evacuees...

When demand and prices of face masks shot up after a small yet destructive volcano south of the Philippine capital suddenly spewed volcanic ash, a 61-year-old seamstress sprang into action to help her neighbours....

 2020-01-16 18:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippine grandma sews face masks for Taal volcano evacuees...

LIPA, Philippines: When demand and prices of face masks shot up after a small yet destructive volcano south of the Philippine capital suddenly ......

 2020-01-16 18:11 

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Atalanta coach hits out at Fiorentina fans as tensions rise...

Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini has said that Fiorentina fans who insulted him during a match on Wednesday were...

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