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 2020-01-27 06:40 

The Strait Times

Macau tourist arrivals from China plunge 80% on Sunday, in blow for casinos...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - China's deadly virus outbreak is threatening the outlook for casino operators in the world's largest gambling hub.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 06:24 

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Trump to unveil Middle East peace plan to Israeli leaders this week...

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to disclose details of his long-delayed Middle East peace proposal to Israeli leaders on Monday, as he ......

 2020-01-27 06:23 

The Strait Times

Boris Johnson set to test bond with Trump over Huawei's role in UK...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will put his friendship with President Trump to the test this week as he announces whether to allow Huawei Technologies a role in the country's fifth-generation wireless broadband networks.. Read mo...

 2020-01-27 06:22 

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Tennis: Kontaveit makes Estonian history by knocking out teen Swiatek...

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 2020-01-27 06:20 

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Tennis: Thiem dumps adviser Muster after barely two weeks...

Dominic Thiem has dumped 1995 French Open champion and former world number one Thomas Muster as an adviser just weeks after hiring him, but ......

 2020-01-27 06:18 

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Basketball: Chinese fans grieve for NBA superstar Kobe Bryant...

NBA star Kobe Bryant's death triggered an outpouring of grief on Monday in China, where he was beloved by fans, with a hashtag of the news drawing ......

 2020-01-27 06:18 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: University students move out of campus residences designated as quarantine centres...

SINGAPORE - Students were seen packing up their belongings and lugging bulky bags and suitcases out of some living quarters at local universities on Monday (Jan 27) morning, after the schools issued notices demanding them to vacate their rooms in less tha...

 2020-01-27 06:07 

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Small suspected homemade bomb explodes at Hong Kong hospital, no injuries...

HONG KONG: A suspected small-scale homemade bomb exploded at a general hospital in Hong Kong on Monday (Jan 27), causing the temporary evacuation ......

 2020-01-27 06:00 

The Strait Times

US labour market may have peaked, job growth could slow this year: Survey...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - There is an even balance in the share of US businesses reporting decreases and increases in employment for the first time in a decade, a survey showed on Monday (Jan 22), the latest suggestion that the labour market has likely peake...

 2020-01-27 05:59 

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Basketball: NBA plunged into mourning as Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash...

The NBA grappled with the sudden death of league great Kobe Bryant on Sunday, players saying they felt sick to their stomach taking to the court ......

 2020-01-27 05:59 

The Strait Times

Small suspected homemade bomb explodes at Hong Kong hospital, no injuries...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - A suspected small-scale homemade bomb exploded at a general hospital in Hong Kong on Monday (Jan 27), causing the temporary evacuation of some patients but no injuries, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 05:55 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Malaysian health authorities waiting for lab results of five patients...

SEPANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Health authorities are waiting for the laboratory test results of five patients who have symptoms of coronavirus, the health minister said on Monday (Jan 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 05:52 

The Strait Times

RBS plans to cut thousands of NatWest jobs: Report...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Royal Bank of Scotland Group is planning to eliminate thousands of jobs at its NatWest unit as part of cost-cutting measures overseen by newly appointed chief executive officer Alison Rose, the Sunday Times reported, citing people it ...

 2020-01-27 05:43 

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Australia confirms fifth coronavirus case from last flight out of Wuhan...

MELBOURNE: Australia confirmed on Monday (Jan 27) its fifth case of a new coronavirus, with health officials saying the case involved a ......

 2020-01-27 05:36 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Students, MOE school staff returning from China to take 14-day mandatory leave of absence...

SINGAPORE - All students and school staff who returned from China in the past 14 days will have to take 14 days'leave of absence, as a precautionary measure against the Wuhan virus, said Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on Monday morning (Jan 27).. Read...

 2020-01-27 05:31 

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Tennis: McEnroe blasts 'homophobic' Court ahead of Grand Slam honour...

John McEnroe blasted fellow tennis great Margaret Court's...

 2020-01-27 05:28 

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North Korea urges citizens to 'break through barriers' as nuclear standoff continues...

While a North Korean deadline for the United States to soften its stand on denuclerisation talks passed uneventfully over the New Year, state ......

 2020-01-27 05:28 

Tech in Asia

This ecommerce enabler just raised $12m to become the Philippines' Alibaba...

It plans to enhance its technology, infrastructure, and warehouse capabilities as it focuses on its "aggressive" expansion locally....

 2020-01-27 05:27 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Australia confirms fifth coronavirus case from last flight out of Wuhan...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Australia confirmed on Monday (Jan 27) its fifth case of a new coronavirus, with health officials saying the case involved a 21-year-old woman who was on the last flight out of the Chinese city of Wuhan to Sydney before China imposed...

 2020-01-27 05:23 

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New Delhi to sell full stake in debt-ridden Air India...

New Delhi intends to sell its entire stake in the debt-crippled national carrier Air India, the government announced Monday, after failing ......

 2020-01-27 05:15 

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Authorities working with China to bring home Singaporeans in Wuhan...

SINGAPORE: Authorities in Singapore are working with China to bring home citizens stuck in Wuhan after the city was locked down on Jan 23 to curb ......

 2020-01-27 05:12 

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Business survey suggests US labor market may have peaked...

There is an even balance in the share of U.S. businesses reporting decreases and increases in employment for the first time in a decade, a survey ......

 2020-01-27 05:10 

The Strait Times

Johor Prince says his prediction came true amid fears over Wuhan virus...

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's crown prince of Johor on Sunday (Jan 26) criticised the government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, saying that what he had warned Malaysian voters about has now come true.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 05:08 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Firms in China extend holidays, ask staff to work from home as virus spreads...

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (REUTERS) - Big businesses across China are temporarily shutting stores or advising staff to work from home, to guard against the spread of a flu-like virus as the tally of deaths rose to 80, with more than 2,700 people infected.. Read mo...

 2020-01-27 04:57 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus could hit Japan's economy harder than Sars, say economists...

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - China's escalating viral outbreak may end up hitting Japan's fragile economy harder than the Sars outbreak of 2003, according to economists.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 04:57 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus fears become new source of unrest for battered Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - The Hong Kong government halted work to use a housing estate as a possible coronavirus quarantine facility, after violent protests at the site showed outbreak fears becoming a new source of unrest for the city.. Read more at strait...

 2020-01-27 04:45 

The Strait Times

Japan, Thai stocks sink on Wuhan virus fears as many Asia markets remain closed for Lunar New Year...

TOKYO - Stocks in Asia markets that were open on Monday (Jan 27) tumbled along with crude oil, while havens including the yen and Treasuries jumped, as fears deepened about the rising impact of the deadly coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 04:25 

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Chinese premier Li Keqiang visits Wuhan as death toll hits 80...

WUHAN: Premier Li Keqiang on Monday (Jan 27) became the most senior Chinese leader to visit Wuhan since the city was struck by the outbreak of a ......

 2020-01-27 04:21 

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Thiem sails past Monfils into maiden Melbourne quarters...

Fifth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria kept his flawless record intact against Gael Monfils with a trouble-free 6-2 6-4 6-4 victory on Monday to ......

 2020-01-27 04:21 

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Tennis: Thiem sails past Monfils into maiden Melbourne quarters...

Fifth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria kept his flawless record intact against Gael Monfils with a trouble-free 6-2 6-4 6-4 victory on Monday to ......

 2020-01-27 04:07 

The Strait Times

Football: I'm happy but won't relax, says Solksjaer despite Manchester United beating Tranmere 6-0...

TRANMERE (REUTERS) - Manchester United thrashed third-tier Tranmere Rovers 6-0 on Sunday (Jan 26) to join Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round but it failed to silence protests against the club's owners.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 04:06 

The Strait Times

Billie Eilish wins Grammy for Song of the Year for Bad Guy...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Pop-rock innovator Billie Eilish on Sunday (Jan 26) bested a packed field to win the Grammy for Song of the Year - which honours songwriters - for her hit Bad Guy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 04:03 

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Compulsory leave of absence for students, teachers returning from China: MOE...

SINGAPORE: Students and teachers returning from China to Singapore will have to take a compulsory leave of absence, said the Ministry of Education ......

 2020-01-27 03:59 

The Strait Times

Japan to arrange charter flight for Japanese in Wuhan as early as Tuesday: Kyodo...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japan is expected to arrange a charter flight as early as Tuesday (Jan 28) for any of its citizens who wish to return from Wuhan in China, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, Kyodo news agency cited a senior ruling party official as...

 2020-01-27 03:57 

The Strait Times

Football: Jurgen Klopp insists none of Liverpool's first team will play in FA Cup replay...

SHREWSBURY (REUTERS) - Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says no first-team players will be involved in their FA Cup fourth-round replay with third-tier Shrewsbury Town next month because it clashes with the inaugural Premier League break.. Read more at str...

 2020-01-27 03:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Wuhan virus: Increased border checks, leave of absence among new counter-measures...

SINGAPORE: A new set of stringent measures will be introduced in Singapore's efforts to contain the Wuhan coronavirus, a newly-formed ......

 2020-01-27 03:49 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Singapore to impose 14 days leave of absence for those in schools, healthcare and eldercare who travelled to China...

The travel advisory will be extended to all of China and temperature screening will be done for all incoming flights.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 03:45 

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Oil, equities hit by fears over economic impact of deadly virus...

Fears over the global economic impact of the deadly China virus sent oil prices plunging more than two percent on Monday to extend last week's ......

 2020-01-27 03:45 

The Strait Times

Chinese premier visits city at epicentre of Wuhan coronavirus...

WUHAN (AFP) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday (Jan 27) paid his first visit to Wuhan since the city was struck by the outbreak of a deadly virus that has spread across the country and sparked global concern.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 03:33 

The Strait Times

NBA: Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old daughter 'Mambacita' died pursuing her basketball dream...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Kobe Bryant called his daughter Gianna...

 2020-01-27 03:28 

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Half of Australians donated to bushfire appeal: Survey...

One in two Australians have donated money to support bushfire relief efforts, a new survey showed over the weekend, with meteorologists warning ......

 2020-01-27 03:24 

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Saudi fans navigate Gulf rift to keep sport on screens...

Diehard Barcelona fan Abdulrahman had to find a creative way to keep watching football matches -- paying his subscription via Kuwait to dodge a ......

 2020-01-27 03:15 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Counter-punching Simona Halep beats Elise Mertens to reach Australian Open quarter-finals...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Simona Halep had to be at her counter-punching best to see off a determined second-set comeback from Elise Mertens on Monday (Jan 27) as the Romanian world No. 3 advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-4 v...

 2020-01-27 03:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump wanted aid to Ukraine frozen until it helped on probes of political rivals: Report...

U.S. President Donald Trump told a then-top aide in August he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with ......

 2020-01-27 03:07 

The Strait Times

Trump to unveil Israeli-Palestinian plan in Netanyahu, Gantz visits...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Donald Trump dives into Israel's tense election Monday (Jan 27) by hosting both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz ahead of unveiling a...

 2020-01-27 03:02 

The Strait Times

Golf: Leishman cards 65 to win at Torrey Pines as Rahm falters; Kobe Bryant's death casts pall over final round...

SAN DIEGO (REUTERS/AFP) - Australian Marc Leishman putted brilliantly to win the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego on Sunday (Jan 26) when the death of basketball great Kobe Bryant cast a shadow over the final round.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-27 02:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Ruthless Halep races into Australian Open quarter-finals...

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep surged into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday with a straight-sets victory over 16th ......

 2020-01-27 02:48 

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Tennis: Federer wary of Sandgren as Djokovic semi looms...

Roger Federer has faced most top players on tour but never his Australian Open quarter-final opponent Tenny Sandgren, and he is wary of the ......

 2020-01-27 02:29 

The Strait Times

Basketball: 'That's my guy' - fans pay tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died in helicopter crash...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Hundreds of fans gathered Sunday (Jan 27) outside the Staples Centre in downtown Los Angeles to pay tribute to National Basketball Association superstar Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash that stunned the sports world and beyo...

 2020-01-27 02:24 

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White-hot looks, strapless gowns and crazy nails at the Grammys...

A hot pink cowboy suit and a Trump dress were just some of the outfits the stars brought to the red carpet....

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