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 2019-12-15 02:26 

The Strait Times

Greta Thunberg apologises for 'against the wall' comment...

MADRID (AP) - Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has apologised for saying politicians should be put...

 2019-12-15 02:21 

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Police investigating NTU student for making false assault report...

SINGAPORE: Police are investigating a 19-year-old student from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) for making a false report over an alleged ......

 2019-12-15 02:00 

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Kipchoge to make return at April's London Marathon...

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge has chosen April's London Marathon for his first race since becoming the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, ......

 2019-12-15 01:59 

The Strait Times

Police investigating NTU student for false information over alleged assault...

In a statement on Sunday (Dec 15), the police said that investigations subsequently revealed that the student had provided false information to the police and the alleged assault did not occur.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-15 01:58 

The Strait Times

Pompeo, now just 'Mike,' opens twitter account amid senate talk...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Michael Pompeo on Saturday (Dec 14) opened a personal Twitter account as rumours continue that the Secretary of State will run for the US Senate from Kansas in 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-15 01:51 

The Strait Times

Under pressure, Hallmark pulls gay-themed wedding ads...

NEW YORK (AP) - Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-15 01:45 

The Strait Times

No luck in search for remaining bodies on New Zealand volcano...

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Search teams returned to New Zealand's volcanic White Island on Sunday (Dec 15) but there was no sign of two bodies still unaccounted for after last week's eruption, as police released the names of four more victims.. Read more ...

 2019-12-15 00:07 

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Top stories from The Straits Times on Sunday, Dec 15...

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 2019-12-14 23:30 

The Strait Times

French union calls for break in transport strikes over Christmas...

PARIS (Reuters) - France's CFDT union is opposed to transport strikes over the Christmas period but will call for new actions in January if the government does not drop a pension reform proposal that would encourage more years of work, its leader said...

 2019-12-14 23:15 

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Esports - Slovenian gamer wins a seat on McLaren Shadow team...

Slovenian student Kevin Siggy Rebernak secured a place on the McLaren esports team on Saturday after emerging from hundreds of thousands of ......

 2019-12-14 23:15 

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Atletico go fourth after dominant win over Osasuna...

Atletico Madrid moved back into the top four by earning a commanding 2-0 win at home to Osasuna on Saturday for their first victory in four La ......

 2019-12-14 22:44 

The Strait Times

Queen Elizabeth to set out British PM Johnson's legislative agenda on Dec 19...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Queen Elizabeth will set out on Thursday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's legislative agenda following his election victory, including a pledge to bring the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill back to parliament before Christmas, his...

 2019-12-14 22:30 

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Creative Capital: The Singaporean who elevates soap to bathroom art...

Coming from a single-parent family didn't stop Saltwater Atelier's Miya Chong, 28, a mother of three, from pursuing her passion in handcrafted bar soap....

 2019-12-14 22:23 

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Commentary: China makes inroads into Europe. That's creating some discomfort...

Strict bailouts and a lack of investment from the EU have led to some European countries seeking stronger relations with China, says an observer....

 2019-12-14 22:23 

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Commentary: Small changes, big differences for a left-behind security guard and a hospital cleaner...

Thoughtful employment practices can boost the social mobility of low-wage workers, says MWS' Cindy Ng....

 2019-12-14 22:22 

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Muslim tourists face challenges in South Korea even as country focuses efforts on attracting them...

SINGAPORE: South Korea is regarded as a food haven by many, but Indonesian tourist Rati was starving past lunch time as she walked around a park ......

 2019-12-14 22:22 

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Commentary: All these corporate greeting cards and presents are not gifts. They're spam...

Market forces may be driving the private sector into the arms of climate action. But our animal spirits are stuck in the first industrial revolution....

 2019-12-14 22:15 

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After decades in darkness, this entire Thai village is now powered by solar energy...

PRANBURI, Thailand: Patcharin In-juang was pregnant when she agreed to move to the home village of her husband in Pranburi district in central ......

 2019-12-14 22:15 

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Alien language? Shoutcasters like Daryl Lim are the voices of e-sports tournaments...

The spotlight may be on the gamers gunning for million-dollar prizes, but the little-known shoutcaster is the one tasked with fuelling viewership....

 2019-12-14 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Dec 15...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Dec 15, 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:58 

The Strait Times

Specialist teams hope to recover last 2 volcano victims in New Zealand...

WHAKATANE, NEW ZEALAND (AP) - Specialist teams were due to return to New Zealand's volcanic White Island on Sunday (Dec 15) to resume a land search for the bodies of two victims of an eruption which has now claimed 15 lives.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2019-12-14 21:55 

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Mexico objects to labour enforcement provision in North American trade deal...

Mexico's deputy foreign minister, Jesus Seade, said on Saturday he sent a letter to the top US trade official expressing surprise and concern over ......

 2019-12-14 21:53 

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Facing climate emergency, UN summit staggers on...

A UN climate summit in Madrid was on life support Saturday (Dec 14) after marathon negotiations between countries left them more divided than ever ......

 2019-12-14 21:45 

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Football: Arsenal's Tierney to have shoulder surgery, out for three months...

Arsenal have confirmed that defender Kieran Tierney faces around three months on the sidelines after suffering a dislocated right shoulder in ......

 2019-12-14 21:31 

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Frustrated with climate talks, activists dump manure outside Madrid summit...

Green activists dumped horse manure and staged a mock hanging outside the venue of a UN climate summit in Madrid on Saturday, airing their ......

 2019-12-14 21:21 

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Israel lauds UNESCO move on 'anti-Semitic' Belgian carnival...

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz on Saturday (Dec 14) welcomed UNESCO's decision to remove an annual Belgian carnival from its heritage list ......

 2019-12-14 21:16 

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Britain's Johnson vows to repay trust of opposition voters...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed on Saturday (Dec 14) to repay the trust of former opposition voters who gave his Conservatives a mandate to ......

 2019-12-14 21:14 

The Strait Times

Anger erupts at UN climate summit as major economies resist bold action...

MADRID (REUTERS) - Major economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments as a UN summit in Madrid limped towards a delayed conclusion on Saturday (Dec 14), dimming hopes that nations will act in time to stop rising temperatures devastating people ...

 2019-12-14 21:01 

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Newcastle's Bruce fuming over Wood's Burnley winner...

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce criticised new Premier League referee Tim Robinson after Chris Wood's controversial second-half goal gave ......

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

'Gang', short for HK in Chinese, is Zaobao readers' word of the year...

Readers of Lianhe Zaobao picked...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Asian stars all pumped up...

MELBOURNE Taiwan golfer Pan Cheng-tsung was only seven when the International team won the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne in 1998 for their only win in the event.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Klopp hails resilient Reds...

LONDON Liverpool will head to the Club World Cup in Qatar today comfortable in the knowledge their commanding 10-point lead over Leicester in the Premier League will not be troubled any time soon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

World Briefs: Police shoot Taiwan bomb suspect...

TAIPEI Police in southern Taiwan yesterday shot a man suspected of planting a possible explosive device outside a campaign office for the island's main opposition party, the Kuomintang, the official Central News Agency reported. Taiwan holds president...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Other groups have role in deciding what is fake news, says Obama...

Governments have a role to play in arresting the spread of fake news, but they should not be the only arbiters of what is false, said former US president Barack Obama last night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Jetstar cancels 90 flights over planned strike by Aussie staff...

MELBOURNE Jetstar, the low-cost unit of Qantas Airways, cancelled 90 weekend flights because of a planned strike by workers over a pay and safety dispute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Runner with homemade 'Nike' given new shoes...

MANILA To some athletes, brands count for everything when it comes to performance.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Saudi Arabia unveiled...

Even in a Google-mapped world, Saudi Arabia is such an unseen kingdom that very few outsiders have an inkling of its wintry peaks, coral reefs and stylish cafes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Alleged militants kill police officer in eastern Indonesia...

JAKARTA Alleged members of an Islamist militant group shot a police officer dead in eastern Indonesia in the latest assault targeting security officials in the world's most populous Muslim country, police said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sports World: Tight security for Wednesday's Clasico...

BARCELONA Some 3,000 police officers and private security agents will be deployed for the rescheduled Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid next week, Spanish officials said on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

HK leader Lam visits Beijing as pressure mounts at home...

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam visited Beijing yesterday for her first trip to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing defeat in local elections last month, prompting speculation about changes to her leadership team.. Read mo...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tender beef in fragrant gravy...

Dilys Creation, an eatery serving nasi padang, recently moved from the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, to the disappointment of students there.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

US First Lady appears to condone husband's criticism of teenage activist...

WASHINGTON/TURIN Mrs Melania Trump on Friday appeared to condone her husband's criticism of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, saying through a spokesman that her 13-year-old son, Barron, is in a different category from the Swedish teenage climate activist...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

United banking on Rashford to extend winning streak...

LONDON Marcus Rashford has always had the tools to become a world-class forward. Now he has added a clinical touch to his searing pace and box of tricks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Have yourself a green Christmas...

On the rare occasions that Ms Naomi Clark-Shen gives out presents during Christmas, she uses wrapping paper that is more than 15 years old.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

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Christmas is in the air in Khatib...

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 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bell ringers bring fresh ap(peal) to St Andrew's...

St Andrew's Cathedral is home to South-east Asia's only change-ringing band - an antique art of bell-sounding that can be traced back to 1600s England.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Lessons from Germany's education system...

Singapore can learn much from Germany's education system, which places great emphasis on skills and craftsmanship, and has contributed to the growth of the country's industry and workers, said President Halimah Yacob on Friday.. Read more at strai...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Johnson heads north for victory lap...

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited northern England yesterday to thank voters and newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working-class heartland, which turned its back on the opposition Labour Party in Thursday's election a...

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

SCDF conducts more fire-safety checks as festivities ramp up...

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has been increasing its inspections of malls, discotheques and pubs amid year-end festivities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sydney to ease alcohol curbs to end 'boring' image...

Australia's largest city, Sydney, is set to overhaul its controversial night-time alcohol restrictions in a bid to end its status as a...

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