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 2020-07-13 00:26 

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Top US aide expects tough action on TikTok, WeChat...

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said Sunday he expected President Donald Trump to act firmly against the TikTok and WeChat applications, ......

 2020-07-13 00:21 

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Canadian province of Ontario to announce Stage 3 reopening details Monday...

TORONTO (REUTERS) - Ontario Premier Doug Ford will announce details on Monday (July 13) about the province's third stage of reopening, his office said on Sunday, a step likely to end most restrictions introduced in March to limit the spread of the nov...

 2020-07-13 00:20 

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Today in Pictures, July 13, 2020...

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 2020-07-13 00:16 

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WeWork says back on track to profits: FT...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Troubled office-sharing start-up WeWork is set to have a positive cash flow by next year, its executive chairman told the Financial Times on Sunday (July 12), hailing a turn-around for the high-profile company.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-13 00:14 

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Majority of US firms in Hong Kong concerned about security law: Amcham survey...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - A majority of US companies in Hong Kong surveyed by the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) are concerned about the sweeping new national security law in the global financial hub, with a third looking to move assets or business lon...

 2020-07-13 00:05 

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Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus...

LONDON (AFP) - The coronavirus pandemic has caused an...

 2020-07-13 00:05 

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With elbow bumps and masked fans, World TeamTennis kicks off season...

REUTERS: 2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens defeated reigning Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig 5-1 to help expansion franchise Chicago Smash ......

 2020-07-12 23:45 

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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 13...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, July 13. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 23:40 

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New York City reaches milestone with no reported coronavirus deaths...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - New York City, once the epicentre of the nation's coronavirus outbreak, has just reported its first day with zero confirmed or probable virus deaths since the pandemic hit New York State.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 23:36 

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Coronavirus bringing record US$1 trillion of new global corporate debt in 2020: Report...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Companies around the world will take on as much as US$1 trillion (S$1.39 trillion) of new debt in 2020, as they try to shore up their finances against the coronavirus, a new study of 900 top firms has estimated.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-12 23:36 

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GE2020: Malaysia's PM Muhyiddin congratulates Singapore's PM Lee on election victory...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has called to congratulate his Singaporean counterpart Mr Lee Hsien Loong after the ......

 2020-07-12 23:13 

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Football: Milan eye Euro return after holding Napoli...

AC Milan kept their hopes of European football alive on Sunday with a 2-2 draw at Napoli that leaves them with a strong chance of reaching the ......

 2020-07-12 22:40 

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#Stayhome guide for Monday: Watch a visual dance piece, go behind the scenes in Beauty World and more...

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 2020-07-12 22:28 

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Canadian province of Ontario to announce Stage 3 reopening details on Monday...

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will announce details on Monday about the province's third stage of reopening, his office said on Sunday, a step likely ......

 2020-07-12 22:26 

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Canada's Conservatives call on Trudeau to testify over charity...

Canada's Conservative opposition party said Sunday it would call Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to testify before a parliamentary committee over a ......

 2020-07-12 22:20 

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US man, 30, dies from virus after attending 'Covid-19 party'...

NEW YORK (AFP) - A 30-year-old man from Texas died from the new coronavirus after attending a...

 2020-07-12 22:13 

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Brazil sees 631 new coronavirus deaths, approaches 2 million cases...

Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, registered 631 new deaths on Sunday, with a new total of 1,864,681 ......

 2020-07-12 22:02 

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Commentary: Asia's garment factories have reinvented themselves to save thousands of jobs...

The surge in demand for personal protective equipment has created opportunities for garment factories across Asia, which have lots of spare ......

 2020-07-12 22:02 

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Commentary: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is finally humbled by coronavirus...

Bolsonaro testing positive for COVID-19 raises questions about the country's pandemic response, which is one of the worst in the world, says an ......

 2020-07-12 22:02 

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Commentary: Airlines will need to review their fleets to boost passenger confidence and demand...

The over-reliance on large aircraft is notable in Southeast Asia and the negative impact of downturns is always amplified by overcapacity, says ......

 2020-07-12 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, July 13...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, July 13, 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:48 

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US weighs limited options to deal with China over Hong Kong: WSJ report...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - The United States is weighing restricted options to deal with China over its recent moves in Hong Kong, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday (July 12), as tensions between Washington and Beijing heat up.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-12 21:45 

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'Let's get going': UK tells businesses to prepare for Brexit crunch...

Britain is urging businesses and individuals to prepare for the Dec. 31 end of the Brexit transition period with an information campaign titled:...

 2020-07-12 21:44 

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US weighs limited options to deal with China over Hong Kong: Report...

The United States is weighing restricted options to deal with China over its recent moves in Hong Kong, the Wall Street Journal reported on ......

 2020-07-12 21:41 

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'Let's get going': Britain tells businesses to prepare for Brexit crunch...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain is urging businesses and individuals to prepare for the Dec 31 end of the Brexit transition period with an information campaign titled:...

 2020-07-12 21:39 

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Mexico set to surpass Italy's coronavirus tally as death toll nears 35,000...

Mexico's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is poised to overtake Italy's and shoot above 35,000 on Sunday, with the Latin American nation ......

 2020-07-12 21:39 

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Mexico surpasses Italy to post world's fourth-highest COVID-19 death toll...

Mexico's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is poised to overtake Italy's and shoot above 35,000 on Sunday, with the Latin American nation ......

 2020-07-12 21:30 

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Golf: Rising star Morikawa outguns Thomas in dramatic PGA playoff...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - American Collin Morikawa tapped in a putt on the third playoff hole to outduel Justin Thomas in wild Sunday (July 12) finish and capture the US PGA Tour Workday Charity Open.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:20 

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Full Covid-19 vaccine unlikely by 2021, take social distancing more seriously: French expert...

PARIS (AFP) - There is little chance of a 100-per-cent effective coronavirus vaccine by 2021, a French expert warned Sunday (July 12), urging people to take social distancing measures more seriously.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:09 

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Libya's NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade...

Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Sunday accused the United Arab Emirates of instructing eastern forces in Libya's civil war to reimpose a ......

 2020-07-12 21:05 

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'Our war was clean and just' says Kosovo's Thaci...

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci on Sunday defended his record, a day before flying to The Hague to be questioned by war crimes prosecutors over his ......

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Virus relief: Mining firm BHP donates $160k...

Global mining giant BHP Group has donated $160,000 to 11 Covid-19 relief programmes in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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S'porean worker at Shatec is only community case among 178 new cases...

A 67-year-old Singaporean man, who is a non-teaching staff member at hospitality school Shatec, has been confirmed to have Covid-19 and is the only new case in the community as of noon yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Hamilton revels in first win as Leclerc takes out Vettel...

SPIELBERG Lewis Hamilton is now just six victories behind all-time record holder Michael Schumacher (91) after winning yesterday's Steiermark Grand Prix, Formula One's first back-to-back race at the same Austrian circuit.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Newly elected MPs get down to work, thank residents...

Newly elected MPs got down to work, taking notes as they met residents during walkabouts yesterday to thank them for their support at the weekend. Weekly Meet-the-People Sessions resume today after a three-week break for Friday's general election, whi...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Keeping pace with regulatory tech important for S'pore...

It is heartening that Singapore remains a magnet for investments in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic (Singapore secures three of top five South-east Asia deals despite Covid-19 slowdown, July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Slip-up led to delay in Covid-19 test result notification...

We refer to the letter from Mr Tan Thian Poh (Still no swab test result after several days, July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Work on JB-S'pore rail link to start in November: Johor Menteri Besar...

GELANG PATAH Work on the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project is expected to start in November, said Johor Menteri Besar Hasni Mohammad yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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WP ready to work with NCMPs from other parties as constructive opposition...

The Workers' Party (WP) is ready to work with other opposition parties to play the role of a constructive opposition in Parliament, said party chairman Sylvia Lim yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Work has started for PAP's West Coast team: Iswaran...

The newly elected People's Action Party (PAP) team in West Coast GRC is grateful for the support of the majority of voters in a closely fought contest, and it has started work to deliver on its promises, said Minister for Communications and Informatio...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Trump ally Roger Stone still a criminal, says Mueller...

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump may have commuted his long-time ally Roger Stone's prison sentence but the man remains a convicted criminal, former special counsel Robert Mueller says.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Time to review GRC system...

The merits and trade-offs of the group representation constituency (GRC) system have been debated in Parliament and on social media.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Making each vote count...

Election staff carrying ballot boxes for the 1963 General Election, with police escort, to the counting centres on Sept 21 that year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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China economy rebounds in Q2 after virus hit: Survey...

BEIJING China returned to growth in the second quarter after the coronavirus pandemic handed the world's second-largest economy its first contraction in decades, according to an AFP survey.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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MRT station cleaners, staff get care packs for their hard work...

As a gesture of appreciation for their hard work amid the coronavirus pandemic, care packs filled with goodies were given out to cleaners and staff at various MRT stations by volunteer group Be Kind SG at the weekend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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City centres in Australia eerily quiet as people work from home...

Australia has been rolling back its shutdown after largely suppressing the Covid-19 outbreak, but the centres of some major cities still remain eerily quiet.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Indian Railways opens up passenger service to private players...

Ever since it was nationalised in 1951, the colossal network of the Indian Railways (IR) has remained a near-total government monopoly.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Singapore Airlines Group to operate at 7% of scheduled capacity in Aug...

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its regional arm SilkAir will not be flying to new locations next month but will slightly increase the frequency of flights on existing routes as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the aviation sector drags on.. Read more ...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Limp loss a lesson for Lampard...

LONDON If results do not go their way, Chelsea could be down to fifth place by tomorrow and out of the Champions League places.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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HK expats laud Britain's citizenship pathway offer...

LONDON Hong Kong expatriates living in Britain have welcomed London's pledge of...

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