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 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Measures in place in S'pore to mitigate economic impact...

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) will implement necessary measures to help businesses and enterprises affected by the Wuhan virus, Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore ramps up measures to counter Wuhan virus...

Measures to counter the Wuhan virus are being stepped up on a number of fronts here, as Singapore confirmed its fifth patient.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Philippines sends back 634 tourists from Wuhan...

The Philippines yesterday repatriated the last of over 600 Chinese tourists from Wuhan who were headed for the popular island resort of Boracay.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Survey suggests US labour market may have peaked...

WASHINGTON There is an even balance in the share of United States businesses reporting decreases and increases in employment for the first time in a decade, a survey showed yesterday, the latest suggestion that the labour market has likely peaked and job ...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

EU has upper hand in Brexit trade talks, says Irish PM...

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar yesterday said the EU will have the upper hand in trade talks with the UK, as the bloc's chief negotiator warned of the risk of a disruptive cliff-edge Brexit for business at the end of the year.. Read more at ...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Nadal quells Nick's skilful racket...

Nick Kyrgios chased every ball, hit a dazzling drop shot at break point, smashed his racket and tossed it to a spectator, smiled at his rival's athleticism, collected 25 aces, played with unflinching bravery and lectured the umpire. He was electric an...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore residents and Scoot staff back from Hangzhou...

After being quarantined in Hangzhou for more than a day, 18 Singapore residents and 10 staff members of budget carrier Scoot arrived home on a relief flight early yesterday morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

On the move: The Place Holdings...

The Place Holdings' Mr Leow Soon Guan has ceased to be its chief strategy officer, while Mr Kam Tin Seah has stepped down as chief operating officer, owing to divergent opinions on the firm's operational matters and strategic direction.. Read more...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Kobe Bryant and daughter killed in US helicopter crash...

CALABASAS (California) Kobe Bryant, one of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) all-time greatest players, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven on board, officials s...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Andy Lau cancels HK concerts, Leon Lai postpones Macau shows...

HONG KONG Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau has cancelled all his 12 concerts in the city in view of the Wuhan virus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

TODAY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Transcendent star has fallen...

LOS ANGELES The last time Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant played a National Basketball Association (NBA) game, he went out shooting. It was April 13, 2016, and Bryant scored 60 points against the Utah Jazz, much to the delight of the Staples Centre c...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

The real winners in 32-0 thrashing at National School Games football match...

When I read that the Singapore Sports School (SSP) thrashed Assumption Pathway School (APS) 32-0 in a preliminary-round B Division boys' football game last week, it shed more light on why our national football standards are not improving (Lopsided 32-...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Student on course to fulfil dream of being a pilot...

In 2016, a newspaper article about Singapore's first local Malay woman to become a commercial pilot made Haazeqah Nur Atikah Abdullah sit up.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

$1m hongbao for charity that helps needy patients...

A charity, Sian Chay Medical Institution, received not one but two...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tributes pour in from around the globe...

LOS ANGELES Pop stars, politicians, athletes and fans paid tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday in a sign of how the retired Los Angeles Lakers superstar had transcended sport.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Harness S'pore's diversity as a strength: DPM Heng...

As Singapore grows increasingly diverse in needs, aspirations and views, it is crucial that Singaporeans harness their diversity as a strength, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Chinese Premier visits ground zero of virus outbreak...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang paid his first visit to Wuhan yesterday as the government said it had allocated 60.33 billion yuan (S$11.8 billion) to help contain the viral outbreak that has spread across the country and sparked global concern.. Read more at ...

 2020-01-27 21:00 

The Strait Times

Wake up to music in the air...

Living in an urban city like Singapore, it is not uncommon to be woken up by construction noises thud-thudding in the background.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 20:29 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: US State Department warns against visiting China, mulls expanded traveller screening...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - The US State Department on Monday (Jan 27) warned against visiting China and said Americans should not travel to the Hubei province, given that the province's city of Wuhan is ground zero for a new deadly coronavirus....

 2020-01-27 20:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Belgium's ex-king forced to recognise illegitimate daughter...

BRUSSELS: Belgium's former king Albert II admitted on Monday (Jan 27) he is the father of a daughter born from an affair half a century ago after ......

 2020-01-27 20:02 

The Strait Times

Football: Liverpool, Chelsea on course for FA Cup showdown...

(REUTERS) - Liverpool are on a collision course with Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round, while holders Manchester City will travel to Sheffield Wednesday following the draw on Monday (Jan 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 20:00 

The Strait Times

What can you expect at the roving On Paper: Singapore before 1867 exhibition at NLB's public libraries?...

The roving exhibition is a smaller scale display, exploring how Singapore was marked on old maps along with names and references used for it. The names tell us more about how Singapore was viewed by the rest of the world from as early as the 15th century....

 2020-01-27 19:51 

Channel NewsAsia

FA Cup fifth round draw...

LONDON: Premier League leaders Liverpool will face Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round if Jurgen Klopp's understudies win their replay against ......

 2020-01-27 19:51 

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German car supplier Webasto halts China corporate travel over coronavirus: spokeswoman...

The German auto supplier Webasto has halted all corporate travel to and from China because of the coronavirus outbreak and the infection of an ......

 2020-01-27 19:36 

Channel NewsAsia

US stock rally faces major test as China virus spreads...

The latest rally in U.S. stocks is facing a serious test, as the S&P 500 heads toward its worst loss in months on concerns over how the ......

 2020-01-27 19:26 

The Strait Times

Britain's Prince Andrew accused of 'zero cooperation' in FBI's Epstein probe...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Britain's Prince Andrew has provided...

 2020-01-27 19:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Task force pushes US lawmakers to strengthen insider trading rules...

A group of former U.S. officials and lawyers is urging Congress to strengthen and clarify law around insider trading that has...

 2020-01-27 19:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada kicks off USMCA ratification process, urges bi-partisan co-operation...

Canada's minority Liberal government kicked off the ratification process for a new continental trade pact on Monday and urged opposition lawmakers ......

 2020-01-27 18:36 

Channel NewsAsia

US says no new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 110 under investigation...

WASHINGTON: The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday (Jan 27) had not recorded any new confirmed cases of a new ......

 2020-01-27 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

US Justice Dept. adds antitrust staff amid Big Tech probes - sources...

With probes of Alphabet Inc's Google and other major platforms underway, the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division is hiring both to bulk ......

 2020-01-27 18:20 

The Strait Times

Football: Leicester's Vardy set to return for Villa semi-final showdown...

LEICESTER (REUTERS) - Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers expects striker Jamie Vardy to feature in Tuesday's (Jan 28) League Cup semi-final, second leg at Aston Villa despite some concerns about his fitness.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Leicester's Vardy set to return for Villa semi - Rodgers...

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers expects striker Jamie Vardy to feature in Tuesday's League Cup semi-final, second leg at Aston Villa ......

 2020-01-27 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

US motorists drove less in November than year earlier...

U.S. motorists traveled fewer miles in November than a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a report on Monday....

 2020-01-27 18:05 

Channel NewsAsia

FBI receives 'zero cooperation' from Prince Andrew in Epstein probe...

WASHINGTON: The FBI approached Britain's Prince Andrew for an interview in connection with its investigation into the activities and death of ......

 2020-01-27 17:57 

The Strait Times

Kei Kobayashi is first Japanese chef to get three Michelin stars in France...

PARIS (AFP) - Chef Kei Kobayashi made history Monday (Jan 27) by becoming the first Japanese chef to win the maximum three Michelin stars in France.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil region swept by floods and record rains faces muddy desolation...

SABARA, Brazil: Elaine Almeida looked at her aunt's ruined house in Sabara, a town in a southeastern region of Brazil where at least 45 people ......

 2020-01-27 17:39 

Channel NewsAsia

US new home sales fall unexpectedly as low mortgage rates lend support...

WASHINGTON: Sales of new US single-family homes fell unexpectedly in December, likely held down by a shortage of more affordable homes, but lower ......

 2020-01-27 17:38 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Britain asks those who have travelled from Wuhan to self-isolate...

LONDON/FRANKFURT/PARIS (REUTERS) - Anyone who has returned to Britain from Wuhan in China in the last fortnight should self-isolate and stay indoors, health minister Matt Hancock said on Monday (Jan 27), due to concerns about pre-symptom transmission of c...

 2020-01-27 17:30 

Channel NewsAsia

British PM on Huawei: We will do 5G without hurting security...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he would make a decision on Huawei's role in Britain's future 5G network that would give Britons the ......

 2020-01-27 17:06 

Channel NewsAsia

European stocks, oil tumble as China virus rattles markets...

LONDON: European stocks and oil plunged on Monday (Jan 27) as panicked investors fled risky assets for safer bets gold, bonds, the dollar and the ......

 2020-01-27 16:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada reports second 'presumptive' coronavirus case...

MONTREAL: The wife of a man hospitalised in Toronto with a suspected Chinese coronavirus infection has herself contracted the virus, making her ......

 2020-01-27 16:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Stokes' series proved rollercoaster ride after father's illness...

Ben Stokes described England's success over South Africa as a personal rollercoaster ride after being named man of series as the tourists clinched ......

 2020-01-27 16:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Coronavirus plays havoc with Chinese sport plans...

LAUSANNE: Olympic basketball qualifying and a cycling tour joined the growing list of international events scheduled for China to be cancelled, ......

 2020-01-27 16:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump offers China 'any help' needed as Wuhan virus toll hits 81...

SHANGHAI: US President Donald Trump offered China...

 2020-01-27 16:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer: Gone in 12 seconds: Non-league player sees red after bizarre 'double foul'...

REUTERS: A non-league footballer suffered the ignominy of being shown three cards at once by the referee as he was sent off for committing two ......

 2020-01-27 16:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Beijing reports capital's first death from coronavirus...

Beijing authorities on Monday reported the Chinese capital's first death from a new deadly virus that has rapidly spread across the country, ......

 2020-01-27 16:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Global alarm grows as Beijing reports first virus death...

BEIJING: China's capital on Monday (Jan 27) recorded its first death from a deadly coronavirus as it struggles to contain a rapidly spreading ......

 2020-01-27 16:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Vardy set to return for Leicester's League Cup semi-final showdown...

LONDON: Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers expects Jamie Vardy to return from injury for Tuesday's League Cup semi-final second leg at Aston Villa. ......

 2020-01-27 16:25 

The Strait Times

Football: FA says Liverpool were warned over possible winter break clash before season started...

LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool were warned about the possibility of an FA Cup fourth-round replay during the mid-season break before the start of the current campaign, the Football Association (FA) said on Monday (Jan 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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