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 2020-07-09 15:13 

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US Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed...

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Thursday (Jul 9) ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain President Donald Trump's financial records but ......

 2020-07-09 15:07 

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Frenchman facing death in Indonesia for molesting hundreds of kids...

JAKARTA (AFP) - A French retiree could face the death penalty in Indonesia on charges that he molested over 300 children and beat those who refused to have sex with him, authorities said Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 15:05 

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Exclusive: Google faces EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal if no concessions - sources...

EU antitrust enforcers are set to open a full-scale investigation into Google's US$2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit unless the ......

 2020-07-09 15:05 

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Exclusive: Google can ward off EU antitrust probe into Fitbit deal with data pledge - sources...

Google may be able to stave off a full-scale EU antitrust investigation into its planned US$2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit by ......

 2020-07-09 15:01 

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US initial jobless claims fall, easing worry of worsening market...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Applications for unemployment benefits in the US declined last week by more than projected, easing concerns of a renewed downturn in the labor market after several large states reported a pickup in coronavirus cases.. Read more at...

 2020-07-09 15:01 

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Rolls-Royce to cut 240 jobs in Singapore due to Covid-19 impact...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES, REUTERS) - British jet engine-maker Rolls-Royce will cut about 240 jobs here - 24 per cent of its local workforce - amid the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 14:59 

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'Strong evidence' mothers can transmit coronavirus to newborns...

PARIS (AFP) - There is...

 2020-07-09 14:59 

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Formula One: Raikkonen plays down Vettel-Ferrari rift...

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA (AFP) - Kimi Raikkonen on Thursday (July9) played down talk of a seriously damaging rift between Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel and rejected suggestions that the Italians would give preference to Charles Leclerc this season.. Read more at...

 2020-07-09 14:55 

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Alonso needs no help from me, says Ricciardo...

Daniel Ricciardo has welcomed Fernando Alonso's Formula One return as his Renault replacement next year while ruling out sacrificing any time in ......

 2020-07-09 14:55 

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Formula 1: Alonso needs no help from me, says Ricciardo...

Daniel Ricciardo has welcomed Fernando Alonso's Formula One return as his Renault replacement next year while ruling out sacrificing any time in ......

 2020-07-09 14:54 

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US Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US Supreme Court on Thursday (July 9) ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain President Donald Trump's financial records but prevented - at least for now - the Democratic-led House of Representatives from obtaining simil...

 2020-07-09 14:51 

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Football: Dutch league to allow some fans to return in September...

AMSTERDAM (REUTERS) - League football in the Netherlands will resume in September with 15 to 35 per cent of the stadium available for spectators but with no away supporters allowed, the Dutch football association (KNVB) said on Thursday (July 9).. Read mo...

 2020-07-09 14:50 

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Dutch league to allow some fans to return in September...

AMSTERDAM: League football in the Netherlands will resume in September with 15 to 35 percent of the stadium available for spectators but with no ......

 2020-07-09 14:49 

The Strait Times

Seeing opening, US invites China to arms control talks...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States on Thursday (July 9) again invited China to talks on arms control, saying it saw an opening with Beijing on three-way negotiations with Russia despite disagreements.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 14:47 

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AirAsia to emerge stronger from COVID-19 pandemic: Tony Fernandes...

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes said on Thursday (Jul 9) the budget carrier would emerge...

 2020-07-09 14:46 

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Golf: Tiger Woods ready to return, commits to Memorial Tournament...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Tiger Woods announced on Thursday (July 9) that he will compete at next week's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, the 15-time Major champion's first PGA Tour event in five months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 14:42 

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Formula One: Sebastian Vettel should take a year off, says Red Bull advisor...

SPIELBERG (AFP) - Sebastian Vettel should abandon hopes of racing in Formula One next year and take a break from the sport, influential Red Bull advisor Helmet Marko said on Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 14:37 

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WHO launches independent panel to review COVID-19 pandemic response...

The World Health Organization, which faced fierce US criticism over its handling of the coronavirus crisis, launched an independent panel on ......

 2020-07-09 14:30 

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Woods ready to return, commits to Memorial...

Tiger Woods announced on Thursday that he will compete at next week's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, the 15-times major champion's first PGA ......

 2020-07-09 14:30 

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Golf: Woods ready to return, commits to Memorial...

Tiger Woods announced on Thursday that he will compete at next week's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, the 15-times major champion's first PGA ......

 2020-07-09 14:30 

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Wells Fargo preparing to cut thousands of jobs: Bloomberg Law...

Wells Fargo & Co is preparing to cut thousands of jobs starting later this year, Bloomberg Law reported ......

 2020-07-09 14:22 

The Strait Times

Pleasant surprise for Malaysia's 1MDB asset recovery campaign - superluxury yacht Topaz...

KUALA LUMPUR - In a stunning, but little-noticed, disclosure last week, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) stated that the superyacht, Topaz, estimated to be valued at US$688 million (S$956 million) and ranked as the seventh-largest in the world, was purc...

 2020-07-09 14:16 

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Sats sinks $6.3 million into the red in Q4...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Ground handler and caterer Sats sank into the red for the three months to March 31, the first quarter the company is reporting its financials since the coronavirus hit the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 14:05 

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Singapore GE2020: Voters unable to stick to allotted time slots can still vote at other times, says ELD...

SINGAPORE - Seniors who are assigned voting time bands in the morning on Polling Day can vote at other times, if they are unable to stick to their allocated time slots.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 14:03 

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Philippine lawmakers near vote on fate of media group that clashed with Duterte...

MANILA (REUTERS) - Philippine lawmakers concluded a hearing on Thursday (July 9) on the licence renewal of top broadcaster ABS-CBN, paving the way for a critical vote on whether a major media group that angered President Rodrigo Duterte should be allowed ...

 2020-07-09 13:55 

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Exclusive: Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase readies stock market listing-sources...

Coinbase Inc has initiated preparations for a stock market listing that could come as early as this year, making it the first major U.S....

 2020-07-09 13:50 

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US weekly jobless claims fall, but a record 32.9 million on unemployment benefits...

WASHINGTON: New applications for US jobless benefits fell last week, but a record 32.9 million Americans were collecting unemployment checks in ......

 2020-07-09 13:50 

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US weekly jobless claims near four-month low; millions drawing unemployment benefits...

WASHINGTON: The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits dropped to a near four-month low last week, but a record 32.9 million people were ......

 2020-07-09 13:35 

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase readies stock market listing: Sources...

REUTERS: Coinbase Inc has initiated preparations for a stock market listing that could come as early as this year, making it the first major ......

 2020-07-09 13:35 

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US finalising federal contract ban for companies that use Huawei, others...

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration plans to finalise regulations this week that will bar the US government from buying goods or services from ......

 2020-07-09 13:33 

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GE2020: 'Every vote counts' in Friday's 'critical election', says PM Lee...

SINGAPORE: Every vote counts as Singapore heads to the polls on Friday (Jul 10), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, calling the 2020 ballot a ......

 2020-07-09 13:30 

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Cricket: Asia Cup postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic...

REUTERS: This year's Asia Cup tournament, originally scheduled for September, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Cricket ......

 2020-07-09 13:30 

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LATAM Airlines adds US$1.3 billion to bankruptcy financing proposal, Brazil unit seeks protection...

LATAM Airlines, the largest airline group in Latin America, said Thursday it had secured an additional US$1.3 billion for its financing proposal ......

 2020-07-09 13:22 

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GE2020: 'Truly united Singapore' needs Parliament that reflects all views, says PSP's Tan Cheng Bock...

SINGAPORE: A truly united Singapore would mean having a Parliament that reflects all views, said Progress Singapore Party (PSP) secretary-general ......

 2020-07-09 13:22 

Tech in Asia

SoftBank-backed ecommerce major Coupang said to buy Hooq's assets...

The report comes shortly after Tencent purchased Malaysia-based streaming service Iflix....

 2020-07-09 13:20 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Eiffel Tower's top floor to reopen next week...

PARIS (AFP) - The Eiffel Tower in Paris will reopen its top level on July 15 after months of being off-limits because of the coronavirus outbreak, its operator said on Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-09 13:16 

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France urges no sackings at Airbus as workers march over jobs...

The French government backed union calls to avoid compulsory job cuts at Airbus on Thursday as several hundred workers marched from the company's ......

 2020-07-09 13:10 

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GE2020: Envision a Singapore with both tangible achievements and intangible ideals, says WP's Sylvia Lim...

SINGAPORE: Besides tangible achievements, the Workers' Party (WP) believes that Singapore needs "positive changes" in the "intangible aspects", ......

 2020-07-09 13:09 

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Indonesian found in freezer on Chinese fishing vessel...

JAKARTA: The frozen body of an Indonesian man has been found aboard a detained Chinese fishing vessel, authorities said on Thursday (Jul 9), ......

 2020-07-09 13:05 

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Wells Fargo pledges US$400 million in support of small business after PPP payout...

Wells Fargo & Co will donate over US$400 million toward helping small businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic, giving away all proceeds ......

 2020-07-09 13:04 

The Strait Times

Overharvesting threatens 'Himalayan Viagra' fungus: IUCN...

PARIS (AFP) - A parasitic fungus that grows inside the ghost moth caterpillar and then kills its host by bursting through its head is itself threatened with extinction, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Thursday (July 9), ...

 2020-07-09 13:00 

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TikTok says removed over 49 million videos in second half of 2019...

Social media app TikTok said on Thursday it removed over 49 million videos that violated its guidelines or terms of service from its platform ......

 2020-07-09 13:00 

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TikTok removed more than 49 million videos in second half of 2019...

BEIJING: Social media app TikTok said on Thursday (Jul 9) it removed more than 49 million videos from its platform in the second half of last year ......

 2020-07-09 12:58 

The Strait Times

Nearly all Madagascar's lemur species 'face extinction'...

PARIS (AFP) - Almost all species of lemur, the tiny saucer-eyed primates native to Madagascar, face extinction, an international conservation body warned on Thursday (July 9), adding to its growing list of animals and plants under threat.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-09 12:56 

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New US$1 billion fund aims to steer antibiotic companies in tough market...

A new US$1 billion fund backed by 20 drugmakers including Merck & Co Inc and Pfizer Inc is aiming to bolster struggling antibiotic companies and ......

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