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 2020-07-02 09:25 

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Tesla to make molecule printers for German COVID-19 vaccine developer CureVac...

Tesla Inc is building mobile molecule printers to help make the potential COVID-19 vaccine being developed by CureVac in Germany, the electric-car ......

 2020-07-02 09:24 

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Indian city ravaged by coronavirus sees deaths due to other causes spike...

AHMEDABAD, INDIA (REUTERS) - A large Indian city badly hit by the coronavirus has recorded a sharp rise in deaths not attributed to the outbreak, according to official data and burial records, highlighting how the pandemic has affected general healthcare....

 2020-07-02 09:20 

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Designer Tory Burch ropes in celeb pals to get Americans to #WearADamnMask...

Fashion designer Tory Burch has urged her famous friends to encourage mask-wearing among their fans as the habit becomes increasingly politicised in the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 09:19 

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Football: Milan rescued by stoppage-time own goal against struggling 10-man Spal in Serie A...

MILAN (REUTERS) - AC Milan were rescued by an extraordinary own goal from Francesco Vicari as they fought back to draw 2-2 against lowly 10-man Spal on Wednesday (July 1), after 38-year-old Sergio Floccari scored one of the goals of the Italian football s...

 2020-07-02 09:15 

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Hong Kong businesses back new security law despite fears...

HONG KONG (AFP) - China's new security law has sent fear coursing through many Hong Kong residents, but the city's commercial community has largely embraced it as a way to get back to doing business.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 09:14 

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In boost to Muhyiddin, both Umno and PAS say they will back him as PM candidate after next polls...

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin received a big boost on Thursday (July 2) when his allies in both Umno and Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) said they will name him as the prime minister should they win in the next general electio...

 2020-07-02 09:11 

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Other deaths spike in Indian city ravaged by COVID-19...

A large Indian city badly hit by the coronavirus has recorded a sharp rise in deaths not attributed to the outbreak, according to official data ......

 2020-07-02 09:03 

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Hong Kong businesses back new security law despite fears...

China's new security law has sent fear coursing through many Hong Kong residents, but the city's commercial community has largely embraced it as a ......

 2020-07-02 09:02 

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Thailand plans more measures to boost consumption amid COVID-19 pandemic...

BANGKOK: Thailand is considering introducing new economic measures to boost consumption and help businesses and debtors cope with the impact of ......

 2020-07-02 09:01 

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Singapore GE2020: Ong Ye Kung takes down video showing young boy as it violates election rules...

SINGAPORE - Education Minister Ong Ye Kung has removed a three-minute video from his Facebook page, featuring a young boy living in Sembawang, after he was informed the video violates election rules.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 09:00 

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Indian police allege fraud by GVK chairman, others at Mumbai airport...

India's federal police have filed a criminal complaint against the chairman of conglomerate GVK Group and others for alleged fraud in the ......

 2020-07-02 08:59 

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In record daily jump, Indonesia reports 1,624 new COVID-19 cases...

JAKARTA: Indonesia reported 1,624 coronavirus infections on Thursday (Jul 2) in its biggest jump in new cases since the epidemic began, health ......

 2020-07-02 08:55 

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EU court rules against BlackRock tax break claim...

BlackRock is not exempt from paying value added tax (VAT) on part of a service from an outside supplier to help manage its funds, the European ......

 2020-07-02 08:49 

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GE2020: NSP showcases candidates for Sembawang and Tampines GRCs...

SINGAPORE: The National Solidarity Party (NSP) on Wednesday (Jul 1) showcased their candidates for Sembawang and Tampines GRCs, where they will ......

 2020-07-02 08:49 

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GE2020: Ong Ye Kung takes down Facebook video with Sembawang boy as it was 'not in line' with electoral rules...

SINGAPORE: Education Minister Ong Ye Kung has taken down a video that was posted on Facebook on Thursday (Jul 2) after he was informed by ......

 2020-07-02 08:49 

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Botswana reports mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants...

GABORONE, BOTSWANA (AFP) - Hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana's famed Okavango Delta, the head of the wildlife department said on Thursday (July 2), ruling out poaching as the tusks were found intact.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-07-02 08:47 

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Football: Leicester need to 'reset mentally' to reach Champions League, says Rodgers...

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester need to...

 2020-07-02 08:47 

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GE2020: DPM Heng denies saying Singapore should plan to increase population to 10m...

SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has denied saying Singapore should plan to increase its population to 10 million, stating on ......

 2020-07-02 08:46 

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Apple supplier Foxconn, others hit as India holds up imports from China...

India's additional scrutiny of imports from China has disrupted operations at plants owned by Apple supplier Foxconn in southern India, three ......

 2020-07-02 08:44 

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Taiwan carries out 'enemy annihilation' drills after China steps up activity...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - Taiwan's armed forces carried out live fire drills on its west coast on Thursday (July 2), practising...

 2020-07-02 08:38 

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Museum or mosque? Top Turkey court to rule on Hagia Sophia...

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkey's top court convened on Thursday (July 2) to consider whether Istanbul's emblematic landmark and former church Hagia Sophia can be redesignated as a mosque, a ruling which could inflame tensions with the West.. Read more at...

 2020-07-02 08:37 

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Philippines probes deadly police shooting of soldiers...

Philippine authorities are investigating the deaths of four soldiers shot by police in the country's restive south, with the defence minister ......

 2020-07-02 08:30 

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Apple supplier Foxconn, others hit as India holds up imports from China - sources...

India's additional scrutiny of imports from China has disrupted operations at plants owned by Apple supplier Foxconn in southern India, three ......

 2020-07-02 08:28 

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How a Chinese firm jumped to the front of the coronavirus vaccine race...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - When a group of Chinese scientists gathered over barbecue and beer in a Toronto backyard a decade ago, talk drifted to their homeland's vaccines, which had long lagged the developed world on quality and safety. Four of them decid...

 2020-07-02 08:27 

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Millions switch to 'local TikToks' after India bans Chinese apps...

Millions of Indians have joined homegrown social media platforms since New Delhi banned a slew of Chinese apps, including TikTok, amid growing ......

 2020-07-02 08:25 

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Singapore to be a reliable node in global supply chain and build internal resilience: Chee Hong Tat...

SINGAPORE - Singapore has to build its reliability as a node in the global supply chain, while also keeping an eye on the resilience of its own internal supply networks, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat on Thursday (July ...

 2020-07-02 08:25 

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Filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's interpreter gets award for improving South Korea's national image...

Academy-award winning director Bong Joon-ho's interpreter is getting her own share of accolades, Korea Herald reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 08:21 

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GE2020: 'Hypebeast' and 'Woke' - PSP chief Tan Cheng Bock embraces lingo to connect with younger voters...

SINGAPORE: Progress Singapore Party (PSP) secretary-general Tan Cheng Bock has outlined serious ambitions for the upcoming General Election - to ......

 2020-07-02 08:21 

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State seeks $15,000 fine against Li Shengwu for scandalising judiciary...

In his July 15, 2017, post, Mr Li wrote that the Singapore Government is...

 2020-07-02 08:20 

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Goo Hara suicide: Late K-pop star's ex-boyfriend jailed for sex video blackmail...

SEOUL (AFP) - The ex-boyfriend of late K-pop star Goo Hara was jailed by an appeal court Thursday (July 2) for blackmailing her over sex videos that played a part in her apparent suicide.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 08:19 

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Late K-pop star's ex jailed for sex video blackmail...

The ex-boyfriend of late K-pop star Goo Hara was jailed by an appeal court Thursday for blackmailing her over sex videos that played a part in her ......

 2020-07-02 08:17 

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Singapore GE2020: Vivian calls on SDP to clarify position over 10m population claim...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) must clarify their position now that a key plank of their manifesto has been shown to be a falsehood, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Thursday (July 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 08:15 

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Maroon 5 bassist Mickey Madden arrested for alleged domestic violence...

Pop-rock band Maroon 5's bassist Mickey Madden has been arrested for alleged domestic violence.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 08:10 

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Coronavirus: Hungary rejects EU request to add non-members to safe travel list...

BUDAPEST (REUTERS) - Hungary will not comply with a European Union request to add non-EU countries to a...

 2020-07-02 08:09 

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Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote...

MOSCOW: Russians have opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that ......

 2020-07-02 08:00 

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Turkish court hears case on turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque...

A Turkish court on Thursday heard a case aimed at converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque and will announce its ......

 2020-07-02 08:00 

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Turkish court weighs bid to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque...

A Turkish court on Thursday heard a case aimed at converting Istanbul's sixth century Hagia Sophia back into a mosque and will announce its verdict within 15 days, a lawyer said, on an issue which has drawn international expressions of concern....

 2020-07-02 08:00 

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China hopes India corrects actions against Chinese firms immediately...

China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that it hopes India would correct its discriminatory actions against Chinese companies immediately, ......

 2020-07-02 07:50 

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S'pore moves to tackle climate change by developing technologies to capture carbon for storage or other uses...

SINGAPORE - The country's campaign to squeeze value out of waste substances has taken another step forward with the signing of deal that will foster efforts to build a low-carbon economy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 07:50 

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At least 100 dead in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: Officials...

YANGON (REUTERS, XINHUA) - The death toll from a landslide in northern Myanmar jade mine on Thursday (July 2) has risen to 100, as more bodies were being recovered.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 07:50 

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Fox News fires anchor Ed Henry after sexual misconduct investigation...

LOS ANGELES - The latest public figure to come under fire for past sexual misconduct is Fox News' anchor, Ed Henry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 07:49 

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China joins Singapore-New Zealand initiative to keep supply chains open...

SINGAPORE - China has pledged to uphold trade and supply chain connections during the coronavirus pandemic, Singapore's Ministry for Trade and Industry said on Thursday (July 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 07:42 

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Assigning judges to Hong Kong security cases is judiciary's responsibility: Chief Justice...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's Chief Justice said on Thursday (Jul 2) that judges appointed to cases under Hong Kong's new national security law would be ......

 2020-07-02 07:40 

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Check in but never leave: Taiwan offers fake flights for travel-starved tourists...

Starved of the travel experience during the coronavirus lockdown? One Taiwanese airport has the solution - a fake itinerary where you check in, go ......

 2020-07-02 07:40 

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Fans moved by touching tribute to late actor-model Godfrey Gao in the final scene of his last drama series...

TAIPEI - The final episode of actor Godfrey Gao's last drama We Are All Alone aired on Wednesday (July 1) with an ending scene that paid tribute to the late actor.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 07:32 

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China warns Britain about Hong Kong citizenship plan...

LONDON (AFP) - China warned Britain on Thursday (July 2) it could retaliate with...

 2020-07-02 07:30 

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European shares rise on upbeat global mood, cyclicals jump...

European shares climbed on Thursday, as encouraging economic data from across the globe and hopes of a COVID-19 vaccine lifted sentiment ahead of ......

 2020-07-02 07:25 

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Sailing: NZ govt freezes public funding of America's Cup...

New Zealand's government said on Thursday it would halt public funding for the body organising next year's America's Cup pending the outcome of an ......

 2020-07-02 07:22 

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Australia to open borders for one group: International students...

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - While Australia's borders remain firmly closed to overseas visitors, the government plans to make a notable exception as it races to save its fourth-biggest export: Education.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 07:11 

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Kazakhstan implements second lockdown after COVID cases surge...

Kazakhstan will implement a second, softer lockdown for two weeks from July 5 to help combat a surge in coronavirus cases, the government said on ......

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