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 2020-07-07 03:43 

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Singapore GE2020: Tan Cheng Bock calls police reports against WP's Raeesah Khan 'gutter politics'...

SINGAPORE - Progress Singapore Party chief Tan Cheng Bock on Tuesday (July 7) described the controversy surrounding Workers' Party candidate Raeesah Khan's social media posts as...

 2020-07-07 03:41 

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Japanese rafters paddle against the floods amid torrential Kyushu rains...

When torrential rain flooded his scenic neighbourhood in western Japan, Kentaro Oishi had no hesitation: he jumped in the inflatable normally used ......

 2020-07-07 03:40 

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'We're next': Hong Kong security law sends chills through Taiwan...

The imposition of a sweeping national security law on Hong Kong has sent chills through Taiwan, deepening fears that Beijing will focus next on ......

 2020-07-07 03:36 

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GE2020: Residents' interests come first, says PAP's Murali on possible clash with job, personal life...

SINGAPORE: If there is a clash between residents' interests, and his personal and job priorities, People's Action Party (PAP) Bukit Batok ......

 2020-07-07 03:35 

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Football: Arteta wants to keep Ceballos at Arsenal...

Arsenal are in talks with Real Madrid over keeping Dani Ceballos at the club, with the playmaker's loan deal due to expire soon, manager Mikel ......

 2020-07-07 03:30 

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Grindr, dating app valued at US$620 million, cleared for small-business loan...

Grindr, the gay dating app valued at US$620 million (496 million pounds) when it was sold recently by its Chinese owner, was approved for a US$1 ......

 2020-07-07 03:27 

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Australia's Victoria state considering 4-week lockdown after Covid-19 surge: Media...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australia's second-most populated state Victoria is considering a four-week lockdown after recording the biggest one-day surge in new Covid-19 cases, The Australian newspaper reported on Tuesday (July 7).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-07 03:26 

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Asia markets take breather after latest stocks surge...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday (July 7) after their latest rally, with investors awaiting the corporate earnings season with some optimism after a run of upbeat economic data that has offset fears of a virus second wave.. Read more ...

 2020-07-07 03:26 

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Hong Kong Tiananmen museum turns to digitalisation after new law...

A Hong Kong museum chronicling the crackdown by Chinese troops on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square is raising funds to digitalise its ......

 2020-07-07 03:15 

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US appeals court rejects GM's call to remove judge from Fiat Chrysler lawsuit...

A U.S. appeals court on Monday denied General Motors Co's petition to remove a lower court judge from its racketeering lawsuit against Fiat ......

 2020-07-07 03:15 

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Exclusive: TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong market within days...
 2020-07-07 03:15 

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Solar energy company Sunrun to buy peer Vivint Solar for about US$1.46 billion...

U.S. residential solar installer Sunrun Inc said on Monday it will buy peer Vivint Solar for about US$1.46 billion in an all-stock deal....

 2020-07-07 03:15 

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US home solar installer Sunrun to buy Vivint Solar for about US$1.46 billion...

U.S. residential solar installer Sunrun Inc said on Monday it will buy peer Vivint Solar for about US$1.46 billion in an all-stock deal....

 2020-07-07 03:12 

The Strait Times

TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong market within days...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - TikTok said it will exit the Hong Kong market within days, a spokesman told Reuters on late Monday (July 6), as other technology companies including Facebook Inc have suspended processing government requests for user data in the regi...

 2020-07-07 03:10 

Tech in Asia

Sequoia secures $1.4b for two new funds in India, Southeast Asia...

Sequoia believes a new bull cycle for tech startups could be on its way as Covid-19 drives change in startups' trajectories....

 2020-07-07 03:09 

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New Zealand police warned of another mosque threat before Christchurch shooting...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand police and security services were warned of a threat against another mosque for the same day that a gunman killed 51 ......

 2020-07-07 03:06 

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Chinese students take college exam after COVID-19 delay...

Nearly 11 million stressed-out Chinese students take the country's gruelling annual college entrance exam beginning Tuesday following a month-long ......

 2020-07-07 03:05 

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First tranche of COVID-19 sport relief funding released by NZ govt...

New Zealand's government said on Tuesday it has released the first instalment of a NZUS$265 million (139.38 million) funding package to help the ......

 2020-07-07 03:00 

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SoftBank-backed startups among those approved for US paycheck loan program...

Four technology startups backed by SoftBank Group Corp's US$100 billion Vision Fund were among the small companies approved for a U.S. pandemic ......

 2020-07-07 02:44 

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Coronavirus-sparked Australian border closure creates chaos...

Australian officials scrambled on Tuesday to implement a travel permit system before closing the busy border between its two most populous states ......

 2020-07-07 02:38 

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Hong Kong national security law is 'lenient', city's leader Carrie Lam says...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong's national security law imposed by Beijing last week is lenient, not strict, the city's leader Carrie Lam said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-07 02:35 

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TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong market within days...

TikTok said it will exit the Hong Kong market within days, a spokesman told Reuters on late Monday, as other technology companies including ......

 2020-07-07 02:35 

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'Race against time' in Japan floods, 50 feared dead...

YATSUSHIRO, Japan: Emergency services in western Japan were...

 2020-07-07 02:25 

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Microsoft interested in buying Warner Bros' gaming unit - The Information...

Microsoft Corp has expressed interest in buying Warner Bros' gaming unit, The Information reported on Monday, citing two people familiar with the ......

 2020-07-07 02:25 

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Nissan secures US$7.8 billion from creditors since April: filing...

Nissan Motor Co has raised US$7.8 billion in financing from its creditors since April as it tries to shore up its cash position in the face of ......

 2020-07-07 02:25 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Singapore GE2020 candidates on the campaign trail on July 6...

PAP and opposition parties fanned out across the island on walkabouts and door-to-door campaigning to meet residents. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-07 02:20 

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Clearview AI stops offering facial recognition technology in Canada...

TORONTO: Clearview AI has said it would no longer offer its facial recognition services in Canada, the country's privacy commissioner announced on ......

 2020-07-07 02:07 

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Hong Kong police granted sweeping security surveillance powers...

Hong Kong's police have been granted vastly expanded powers to conduct warrantless raids and surveillance -- as well as issue internet takedown ......

 2020-07-07 02:05 

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US tech chiefs to testify before House antitrust panel on July 27 - committee...

The chief executives of Amazon.com, Apple, Alphabet's Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on July 27, the ......

 2020-07-07 02:02 

The Strait Times

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slams China's 'Orwellian' censorship moves in Hong Kong...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday (July 7) lashed out at what he called China's...

 2020-07-07 01:51 

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Singapore GE2020: Facebook removes another pro-PAP page for violating its policies...

SINGAPORE - Facebook has taken down a pro-PAP page for violating its policies, about a week after removing a similar page.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-07 01:45 

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Samsung Electronics flags 23per cent jump in second-quarter profit on solid chip demand, one-off gains...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday second-quarter operating profit likely rose 23per cent, beating analysts' estimates on solid chip sales ......

 2020-07-07 01:45 

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Samsung Electronics flags second-quarter profit jump on solid chip demand, one-off gains from Apple...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday second-quarter operating profit likely rose 23per cent, beating analysts' estimates on solid chip sales ......

 2020-07-07 01:33 

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Football: Barca wake from slumber to give glimmer of hope to Setien...
 2020-07-07 01:33 

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South Korean COVID-19 patient recovering after double lung transplant...

ANYANG, South Korea: After a record 112 days on a specialised life-support system, a South Korean COVID-19 patient is recovering from double lung ......

 2020-07-07 01:31 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong stocks surge into bull market in win for government...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Hong Kong's rallying stock market is defying predictions of the death of the city in the wake of a new security law.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-07 01:29 

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GE2020: 'This generation can make a significant difference', says 29-year-old PSP candidate unfazed by 'fear factor'...

SINGAPORE: When 29-year-old Singapore Airlines (SIA) pilot Terence Soon told friends and family that he was running as a candidate for an ......

 2020-07-07 01:21 

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GE2020: Residents must know you are there when they need you, PM Lee advises candidates...

SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament (MPs) looking to build a solid relationship with residents must ensure that they are available when the ......

 2020-07-07 01:18 

The Strait Times

Singapore stock watch: Yanlord Land, Hi-P, ARA Logos Logistics Trust, United Hampshire US Reit...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - The following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Tuesday (July 7):. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-07 01:18 

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China reports eight new coronavirus cases, none in Beijing...

Beijing's city government reported no new confirmed coronavirus cases for July 6, down from 1 reported a day earlier as the city curbs the spread ......

 2020-07-07 01:15 

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Oil prices inch higher on output cut support, but US coronavirus spike caps gains...

Oil prices cautiously rose in early trade on Tuesday with major producers sticking to supply cuts, but gains were capped as U.S. coronavirus cases ......

 2020-07-07 01:13 

The Strait Times

Wall Street investment firms scored emergency government loans amid coronavirus pandemic...

BOSTON (REUTERS) - Some investment firms, including those that run hedge funds or manage money for wealthy investors, are among the businesses approved for emergency US government loans to help small companies and non-profits pay employees during the coro...

 2020-07-07 01:09 

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Japan's household spending drops at record pace as COVID-19 hits economy...

TOKYO: Japan's household spending fell at the fastest pace on record in May as consumers heeded authorities' calls to stay home to contain the ......

 2020-07-07 01:09 

The Strait Times

Beijing city reports no new coronavirus cases, versus 1 a day earlier...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Beijing's city government reported no new confirmed coronavirus cases for July 6, down from 1 reported a day earlier as the city curbs the spread of the disease.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-07 01:03 

The Strait Times

Curb climate change, protect environment to prevent future pandemics, countries told...

NAIROBI (REUTERS) - Land degradation, wildlife exploitation, intensive farming and climate change are driving the rise in diseases that, like the coronavirus, are passed from animals to humans, United Nations experts said on Monday (July 6).. Read more at...

 2020-07-07 01:00 

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 2020-07-07 00:50 

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Australia rushing to implement permit system before coronavirus-sparked border closure...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australian officials were scrambling on Tuesday (July 7) to implement a travel permit system before closing the heavily trafficked border between its two most populous states as it attempts to contain a coronavirus outbreak in the city ...

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