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 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Huge support for drawdown, but many not sure it will save jobs...

Nine in 10 Singaporeans support the move to draw on the reserves to fund part of the $48.4 billion supplementary Budget announced last Thursday to help tide the country over the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Australia to charter planes to send fresh food to key markets...

SYDNEY Australia's government announced yesterday that it will provide A$110 million (S$95.8 million) to fly local agriculture and fisheries products to key overseas markets, starting with Singapore, the UAE, China, Japan and Hong Kong.. Read more at ...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Punchlines: April 02, 2020...

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 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Indonesia slashes growth forecast by more than half...

JAKARTA Indonesia slashed its growth forecast by more than half as the coronavirus pandemic takes a toll on South-east Asia's biggest economy, prompting the government to adopt a series of emergency measures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Oil faces unparalleled demand slump in April...

SYDNEY Oil is entering a period of unparalleled demand destruction this month that promises to permanently alter the industry for years to come.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Bangkok orders shops shut to curb virus spread...

All Bangkok's shops, including convenience stores and supermarkets, will have to close from midnight to 5am, while all parks have to be shut starting today until at least April 30, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) said yesterday.. Read mo...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Lee Jong-suk celebrates 10 years in show business on Instagram...

South Korean actor Lee Jong-suk took to Instagram yesterday to celebrate a milestone in his career with his fans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Sports World: Beijing face 'special' back-to back Olympics...

BEIJING Beijing 2022 organisers have said they face...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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EU sticks with tighter 2030 climate goal despite virus...

BRUSSELS The European Union executive kick-started its plan to set a tougher 2030 emissions target on Tuesday, a move that could help maintain the bloc's focus on climate change despite pressure to soften its green ambitions in response to the Covid-1...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Your Daily Dose... of unlikely champions...

Sport has some basic rules. Put the ball over the net. Stay on your feet. Bradbury, the Australian, did the second and it took him from last to first.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Consumers pay the price in tenant-landlord tussles...

There has been much discussion recently, especially online, between tenants and landlords over rental rebates and support.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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IBM, NUS tie up to tap quantum computing for problem solving...

Computing giant IBM and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have embarked on a three-year collaboration to find ways to use quantum computing to solve real-world problems and train quantum scientists.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Residents who lost earnings apply for temporary aid...

Mr Tang Wei Xiong, 37, a full-time Gojek driver, used to take home about $3,000 to $4,000 a month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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5 Things to do today...

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 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Delayed weddings among events under Covid-19 Bill...

Couples who have booked wedding venues and fear forfeiting their deposits, and private-hire drivers who are unable to afford monthly instalments on their hire-purchase loans, are among individuals the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Bill aims to support.. R...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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EPL and EFL clubs consider pay cut...

LONDON Premier League and English Football League clubs are seeking agreement on a collective wage deferral plan at a meeting with the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA), according to the BBC. The proposal is one option to help clubs safeguar...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Thinner crowds in CBD as more firms adopt telecommuting...

Amid the gleaming skyscrapers, the streets in the Central Business District (CBD) seemed much quieter yesterday, very unlike the hustle and bustle of a normal workday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Messaging on mask wearing needs to change...

As the number of unlinked cases of coronavirus infection rises, it would appear that there is community spread of Covid-19 in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Dean & DeLuca files for bankruptcy protection...

NEW YORK Dean & DeLuca, the pioneering gourmet grocer that shuttered its New York stores last year, has filed for bankruptcy in the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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School closures: Not now, but not never...

Yesterday, over 200,000 primary school pupils stayed home for e-learning, as their teachers took them through a combination of e-lessons, worksheets and other forms of homework.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Chinese team isolates antibodies that block coronavirus...

BEIJING A team of Chinese scientists has isolated several antibodies that it says are...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Bosses must avoid taking easy way out...

The National Wages Council (NWC) has intervened in the economic uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic with a number of worthwhile recommendations. The council has prioritised what employers should consider to sustain businesses and save jobs. First,...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Trump warns of 'painful two weeks' ahead for US...

WASHINGTON United States President Donald Trump warned Americans that the country faces...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Warship faces dire virus threat: US Navy captain...

WASHINGTON The captain of the US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt told the Pentagon that the coronavirus is spreading uncontrollably through his ship and called for immediate help to quarantine its crew.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Venture capital firms offer help for laid-off start-up employees...

Venture capital (VC) firms across South-east Asia have launched a community-led initiative to help start-up employees who were laid off due to the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak find new opportunities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Markings to be drawn at 83 wet markets to minimise crowding...

Markings will be drawn on the floor at 83 wet markets to remind people to keep a safe distance from one another when queueing at a stall, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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SPH Reit extends tenants' relief scheme...

SPH Reit (real estate investment trust) will be extending its relief scheme for tenants affected by the coronavirus pandemic, which will effectively see the base rents of the most affected tenants waived for up to two months.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Ascott chief takes on added role at CapitaLand...

CapitaLand said yesterday that it has appointed Mr Kevin Goh as its chief executive for lodging with immediate effect. He will concurrently remain chief executive of the property giant's wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott, in the role he h...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Relief coming for parties in contracts hit by virus...

Individuals and companies that find themselves unable to fulfil their contractual obligations on account of the coronavirus pandemic will be protected by an upcoming law.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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NBA may withhold player wages...

LOS ANGELES The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the players association are in discussions regarding withholding players' pay in the event regular-season games are cancelled, ESPN reported on Tuesday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Golfing to the fore in S'pore...

Even as many sporting facilities and activities have been restricted or stopped in Singapore because of the coronavirus pandemic, many here are dusting off their irons and heading to the range to get back into the swing of things.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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More fall for OTP scams, lose over $15m...

More people were tricked into divulging to scammers their one-time passwords (OTPs) for online transactions, resulting in 1,101 victims losing around $15.3 million in total last year. It was a sharp increase from 2018, when 244 victims were cheated of abo...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Private home prices post first decline in a year, down 1.2% in Q1...

Singapore's property market caught its first chill from the coronavirus with quarterly private home prices declining for the first time in a year, but market watchers said they are not expecting a sharp fall in prices going forward.. Read more at stra...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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New spexScholar Lien ready to keep flag flying...

Constance Lien made history last year by becoming Singapore's first female Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion and the country's first Asian Games medallist in the sport at the 2018 Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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MAS package cuts risk of delinquencies, bankruptcies...

Singapore's central bank and its financial industry are making a combined effort to head off a wave of delinquencies and bankruptcies amid the economic downturn induced by the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Monteiro just as busy despite cancelled gigs...

The Covid-19 outbreak might have kept Singapore's most renowned jazz musician Jeremy Monteiro home, but he has been as busy as ever.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Q1 HDB resale prices flat amid Covid-19 outbreak: Flash estimates...

Housing Board resale prices were flat in the first three months of this year amid the Covid-19 outbreak, compared with the final quarter of last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Malaysia debates whether to hold Ramadan bazaars amid Covid-19 threat...

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's medical experts are against the government allowing the popular Ramadan bazaars to be held this year, fearing a spike in new coronavirus cases, even as officials seem torn over the issue.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Hard hit but musicians play on...

In the 1970s, many local musicians were affected when a lot of the clubs they performed at were shut down due to restrictions to the nightlife scene. Back then, my band had the option of going overseas and we made a living performing in places like Bangko...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Task force constantly adjusts, updates measures...

Since the multi-ministry task force for Covid-19 was set up in January, its members have been meeting every day - at least virtually - to see what needs to be done in the ever-changing situation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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DAZN stops paying broadcast fees...

NEW YORK DAZN Group has told the various sports leagues it has arrangements with that the streaming service will not pay rights fees for any suspended or cancelled games amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a source familiar with the matter.. Read ...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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F1's stability is priority, Horner says...

LONDON The coronavirus pandemic could lead to Formula One's already postponed rules revolution being pushed back further to 2023, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said on Tuesday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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5 reasons to watch Project Runway's new rival...

After 14 years as a producer, judge and host on Project Runway, supermodel Heidi Klum has launched Making The Cut, a rival fashion-competition show on Amazon Prime Video.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Debate in S'pore over benefits of mask use among healthy people...

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 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Summer cleared of international matches...

PARIS Uefa have made a move towards clearing the decks for the return of club football after yesterday announcing that all international matches that had been pushed back to June have now been postponed until further notice.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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10 new cases linked to old folks' home in Thomson...

The number of coronavirus cases in Singapore crossed several milestones yesterday - hitting 1,000 cases and setting a record for the highest number of cases announced in a day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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The Projector looking at video-on-demand option...

The Projector, Singapore's only commercial arthouse cinema, is looking to break out of its space in Beach Road and into televisions, tablets and phones.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Singaporean man among hundreds quarantined in India...

A Singaporean is among hundreds of people quarantined in India after attending a large Islamic religious gathering that is being seen as India's super-spreader event.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-04-01 21:00 

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Consumer goods giants hit over plastic waste pollution...

ROME Four of the world's largest consumer brands are contributing to planet-heating emissions by using throwaway plastic to package everything from soft drinks and snacks to shampoo, says a report that was published this week.. Read more at straitstim...

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