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 2020-07-03 05:59 

The Strait Times

Magician convicted of 3 counts of helping others make bogus claims under PIC scheme...

SINGAPORE - One man and two women filed fraudulent claims under an Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras) scheme, causing the agency to disburse more than $24,000 to each of them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 05:52 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Red Dot United's manifesto includes proposals to put Singaporeans first on labour policies...

SINGAPORE: Prioritising Singaporeans when it comes to jobs and avoiding a Goods and Services Tax (GST) hike for the next five years these were ......

 2020-07-03 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby: Barrett's shoulder passes Hurricanes front rower test...

Wellington Hurricanes fullback Jordie Barrett rolled the dice by not having surgery on his injured shoulder but after being clattered by front ......

 2020-07-03 05:50 

The Strait Times

Cast of Michael Bay's new pandemic-themed movie Songbird issued a 'do not work" order...

LOS ANGELES - The cast of Michael Bay's pandemic-themed movie, Songbird, can take a breather for a while, as the movie has been issued a...

 2020-07-03 05:45 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Difficult journey to win one-third of seats but balanced Parliament is important, says WP's Pritam Singh...

SINGAPORE: As part of its long-term dream for Singapore to have a healthy democracy with two or three political parties forming a Government, the ......

 2020-07-03 05:42 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Mediacorp to air first 5 constituency political broadcasts on Friday...

SINGAPORE: Mediacorp will air constituency political broadcasts (CPBs) for the General Election across a range of its platforms from Friday (Jul 3)....

 2020-07-03 05:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Tencent launches new US game studio for global appeal...

Tencent Holdings, China's biggest social media and video game company, launched a new California-based studio this week, as it looks to further ......

 2020-07-03 05:30 

Channel NewsAsia

From tubs to toilets, Vietnam hotel opens with gold-plated pizzazz...

A five-star hotel in Vietnamese capital Hanoi has opened with a twist that it hopes will attract guests with intimately expensive tastes:...

 2020-07-03 05:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kongers scrub social media history in face of security law...

Hong Kongers are scrubbing their social media accounts, deleting chat histories and mugging up on cyber privacy as China's newly imposed security ......

 2020-07-03 05:22 

The Strait Times

HSBC pledges more investments in China even as tension escalates over Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - HSBC Holdings pledged to boost investments in China to capture more wealth and retail clients even as political tension escalates after Beijing launched sweeping new security legislation to crack down on Hong Kong.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-03 05:16 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: SDP erected a 'bogeyman' over 10m population claim, then declared success, says DPM Heng...

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) had...

 2020-07-03 05:15 

The Strait Times

Singer Duffy wants Netflix to remove 365 Days for glorifying sex trafficking, kidnapping and rape...

LOS ANGELES - A zero percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes has not stopped the Polish erotic drama 365 Days from climbing to Netflix's top 10 in numerous countries, including Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 05:11 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: NSP is ready to run a town council if elected, says vice president Mohd Ridzwan...

SINGAPORE: The National Solidarity Party (NSP) is ready to run a town council should they be elected, said party vice president Mohd Ridzwan on ......

 2020-07-03 05:09 

The Strait Times

Chaos in gold markets ripples to other precious metals...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - The chaos that engulfed the gold market in March as the global pandemic choked off physical trading routes is rippling through other precious metals, resulting in price dislocations and a surge in exchange inventories for silver and...

 2020-07-03 05:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Police conducting review on alleged abuse of young child with autism by therapist...

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force on Friday (Jul 3) said they were aware of an online post accusing an applied behavioural analysis therapist ......

 2020-07-03 05:05 

The Strait Times

Plunge in Singapore retail sales deepens to 52.1% in May on circuit breaker measures...

It is the biggest year-on-year fall since record-keeping began in 1986, but the worst may be over for retailers, with the economy's phased reopening.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 05:00 

The Strait Times

Editor's Take: How the 'gloves have come off' in GE2020...

After 3 days on the campaign trail, several key battles appear to be developing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 04:58 

The Strait Times

South Korean city returns to tighter social distancing as coronavirus cases spike...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea reported 63 new coronavirus cases as of Thursday (July 3), most from domestic infections outside Seoul, triggering the return of tighter social distancing curbs in one city as the spectre of a second wave of the disease worri...

 2020-07-03 04:58 

The Strait Times

China names new head of national security office in Hong Kong...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's Cabinet appointed Mr Zheng Yanxiong as the director of the mainland's new national security agency in Hong Kong, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday (July 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 04:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan considers mothballing old coal-fired power plants...

TOKYO: Japan vowed Friday (Jul 3) to study concrete ways of phasing out old, more carbon-emitting coal-fired power stations by 2030, following ......

 2020-07-03 04:49 

Tech in Asia

A step-by-step guide to crafting the perfect fundraising pitch deck...

Pointers on crafting an engaging pitch deck, based on Sequoia Capital's framework....

 2020-07-03 04:48 

Channel NewsAsia

US envoy to visit South Korea to discuss stalled North Korea nuclear talks...

The U.S. point man for North Korea is due to visit South Korea next week as it pushes for a resumption of talks with the North ahead of the U.S....

 2020-07-03 04:46 

Tech in Asia

Intel is Jio Platforms' newest investor with $253m injection...

To date, the digital services firm has raised around US$15.5 billion in less than three months....

 2020-07-03 04:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Arteta optimistic Aubemeyang will stay at Arsenal...

Arsenal should not be a club that sells their best player in order to fund improvements to the squad, manager Mikel Arteta has said amid ......

 2020-07-03 04:44 

The Strait Times

Hong Kongers scrub social media history in face of security law...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kongers are scrubbing their social media accounts, deleting chat histories and mugging up on cyber privacy as China's newly imposed security law blankets the traditionally outspoken city in fear and self-censorship.. Read more a...

 2020-07-03 04:35 

The Strait Times

US coronavirus cases hit new global record, rising almost 55,000 in single day...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS, AFP) - The United States reported nearly 55,000 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday (July 3), the largest daily increase any country has ever reported, according to a Reuters tally.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 04:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Luckin Coffee sticks by chairman despite scandal over fake sales...

Embattled coffee chain Luckin Coffee has decided against ousting its founder and chairman, despite an internal investigation concluding that last ......

 2020-07-03 04:24 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Spreading falsehoods not the right kind of politics, says DPM Heng...
 2020-07-03 04:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia suspends Pakistan pilots after licence fraud revelation...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's aviation regulator has temporarily suspended pilots employed by domestic airlines who hold Pakistani licences, after the ......

 2020-07-03 04:15 

The Strait Times

Luckin Coffee chairman faces second ouster effort after surviving first...

SHANGHAI (BLOOMBERG) - Luckin Coffee's chairman Charles Lu Zhengyao is facing a second attempt at ousting him from the scandal-plagued company days after surviving an effort by some directors to strip him of control.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 04:15 

Tech in Asia

Popsical bags $5m to bring a 'Spotify for karaoke' to Southeast Asia...

The series A round was led by Quest Ventures, with participation from Seeds Capital, Mediacorp, and other early investors....

 2020-07-03 04:09 

Channel NewsAsia

India approves human trials for second COVID-19 vaccine candidate...

Zydus has received approval from Indian regulators to begin human studies for its COVID-19 vaccine contender, the drugmaker said on Friday, as the ......

 2020-07-03 04:09 

The Strait Times

Australian PM Scott Morrison seeks voter redemption in by-election...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Saturday (July 4) vie to secure a 100-year first by winning a seat from the opposition at a by-election, a contest that will test how well voters believe his government has handled the du...

 2020-07-03 04:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Taiwan's Foxconn says customs clearing procedures in India have been resolved...

Apple supplier Foxconn said on Friday customs clearing procedures in India have been resolved, as additional scrutiny by the country of imports ......

 2020-07-03 04:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Taiwan to reopen consulate on strategically-located US island of Guam...

TAIPEI: Taiwan said on Friday (Jul 3) it will reopen its de facto consulate in Guam, a strategically-located US island with a large US military ......

 2020-07-03 04:01 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: WP chief Pritam Singh says there is room for fair comment on population numbers...

Mr Singh said there should be room for fair comment on the population target that Singapore is aiming for, since ministers have alluded in the past to the possibility of a larger population size.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 04:00 

The Strait Times

Asia stocks extend gains as US jobs trump virus worries...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Asian investors welcomed a forecast-busting US jobs report to send Asian equities higher on Friday (July 3), though a resurgence in virus infections through the world's top economy continued to temper big gains.. Read more at straits...

 2020-07-03 03:59 

The Strait Times

Taiwan to re-open consulate on strategically-located US island of Guam...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - Taiwan said on Friday (July 3) it will re-open its de facto consulate in Guam, a strategically-located US island with a large US military base in the Pacific, a part of the world where China is stepping up its diplomatic reach.. Read mo...

 2020-07-03 03:58 

The Strait Times

P1 registration: 19 schools fill more than half available spots after sibling registration in Phase 1...

Princess Elizabeth Primary School topped the list, with 60 per cent of its places filled.Princess Elizabeth Primary School topped the list, with 60 per cent of its places filled.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 03:56 

The Strait Times

Drones to household utensils - weapons India is deploying against locusts...

NEW DELHI - The enemy is unknown; the weaponry, therefore, improvised.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 03:55 

The Strait Times

India approves human trials for second Covid-19 vaccine candidate...

BENGALURU (REUTERS) - Zydus has received approval from Indian regulators to begin human studies for its Covid-19 vaccine contender, the drugmaker said on Friday (July 3), as the novel coronavirus infections continue to surge in the world's fourth wors...

 2020-07-03 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: 'We work as a team': PAP's Ang Wei Neng on going up against PSP's Tan Cheng Bock in West Coast GRC...

SINGAPORE: The People's Action Party (PAP) will "leverage on the strength" of all five candidates at the hotly contested West Coast GRC, said its ......

 2020-07-03 03:51 

The Strait Times

Google, Temasek said to be in talks to invest in Indonesian e-commerce giant Tokopedia...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Google and Temasek Holdings are in negotiations to join a funding round of between US$500 million and US$1 billion (S$697 million to s$1 billion) for Indonesia's largest online marketplace PT Tokopedia, according to people fami...

 2020-07-03 03:50 

The Strait Times

Malaysia suspends Pakistan pilots after licence fraud revelation...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's aviation regulator has temporarily suspended pilots employed by domestic airlines who hold Pakistani licences, after the government of the south Asian nation revealed that many pilots had dubious qualifications.. Re...

 2020-07-03 03:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Birmingham's Bellingham headed to Dortmund - the Times...

Birmingham City midfielder Jude Bellingham has snubbed interest from the Premier League to join Germany's Borussia Dortmund in a deal worth more ......

 2020-07-03 03:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Bubble wrapped: Formula One's masked men keep their distance...

In the unlikely scenario of Romain Grosjean sweeping to a podium finish at Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix, he demands forgiveness should he break ......

 2020-07-03 03:43 

Channel NewsAsia

Tokyo's first woman governor set for re-election even as COVID-19 cases rise...

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike looks set cruise to victory in her bid for re-election on Sunday, buoyed by approval of her handling of the novel ......

 2020-07-03 03:43 

The Strait Times

US envoy to visit South Korea to discuss stalled North Korea nuclear talks...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - The US point man for North Korea is due to visit South Korea next week as it pushes for a resumption of talks with the North ahead of the US election and despite few signs of any progress.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 03:41 

Channel NewsAsia

'Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times' slogan is illegal, says government...

The popular protest slogan...

 2020-07-03 03:36 

The Strait Times

JPMorgan drops terms 'master' and 'slave' from internal tech code and materials...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is eliminating terms like...

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