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 2020-07-06 21:00 

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President of Crisis Centre barred from fund raising...

Following investigations into its fund-raising activities, Crisis Centre (Singapore) president Dennis Lee Wen Da has been prohibited from conducting any fund-raising appeals, while the welfare organisation itself has also been restricted in this aspect.. ...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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A pledge to see nation through Covid-19 crisis, hand over S'pore intact...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has pledged to steer Singapore through the current crisis alongside senior Cabinet colleagues and fourth-generation (4G) ministers, even as the People's Action Party (PAP) ensures there is continual leadership renewal.. ...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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5 Things to do today...

July is World Watercolor Month, a global charity event to raise awareness for arts education started by Charlie O'Shields, creator of popular art blog Doodlewash.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Pioneering black actor starred in iconic films...

LONDON Earl Cameron, one of the pioneering black actors to work in the British film industry, died last Friday, according to USA Today. He was 102.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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PAP offers voters dogged loyalty, will build on relationship: PM Lee...

When Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong participated in his first general election in 1984, there was no Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Contact tracing app update fixes battery drain in iPhones...

An app update rolled out at the weekend allows TraceTogether to run in the background on iPhones to exchange Bluetooth...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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What she lacks in credentials, she makes up with earnestness...

A Punggol West resident walked agitatedly up to Workers' Party (WP) candidate Tan Chen Chen, who is running for election in the single-member constituency.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Reopening cinemas may create clusters...

It is disconcerting to learn that cinemas can reopen from next week (Cinemas can reopen from July 13, with safety precautions, July 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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After a looooong wait, the zoo reopens...

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 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Should companies not badly hit by the pandemic keep their Jobs Support Scheme payouts?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Why GE2020 is a high-stakes election...

Hardly ever in our history have the stakes been higher than now. We are in the middle of a crisis, but as tough as the past months have been, our biggest challenges lie ahead of us. Globally, the number of Covid-19 cases continues to surge. We don't k...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Only limited licences for French operators using Huawei 5G technology...

PARIS China's Huawei is not totally banned from France's next-generation 5G wireless market, but French operators using the technology will get only limited licences, the head of the national cyber-security agency said.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Jail for dealer who stole casino chips worth over $100k...

Seeking to pay off his debts to unlicensed moneylenders, a dealer at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) casino misappropriated casino chips worth more than $100,000 in total last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Fujitsu to halve office space in 3 years, citing 'new normal'...

TOKYO While much of Japan continues to debate the pros and cons of remote working, one of the country's largest employers has made up its mind - and it could be a bad sign for the office sector.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Griezmann breaks duck but Barca's hopes slim...

VILLARREAL Antoine Griezmann answered his critics in style on Sunday by scoring with a sensational chip, as Barcelona thrashed Villarreal 4-1 to keep their faint La Liga title hopes alive.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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World Briefs: Najib's son has to pay $12.3m in tax arrears...

KUALA LUMPUR The son of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has been ordered by the High Court to pay RM37.6 million (S$12.3 million) in tax arrears between 2011 and 2017 to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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HK schools warned against materials on security law...

HONG KONG Hong Kong schools should not provide any reading material that violates a new national security law unless they use it to...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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2,000 more degree places in S'pore offered this year...

The six autonomous universities here have stepped up to offer around 2,000 more places this year because of the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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10 must-reads for today...

Tens of thousands of rescue workers in Japan yesterday combed through the wreckage of houses shattered by deadly floods and landslides in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll rose. At least 44 people are feared dead after record rain lashed ...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Deepening appeal to a younger generation of voters...

In 1984, just days before he was elected and began his political journey, which led to him becoming Singapore's third Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong stood on a stage at Fullerton Square with a message for young Singaporeans.. Read more at straitst...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Anwar reaffirmed as PM candidate by opposition...

Malaysia's opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH) yesterday reaffirmed Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim as its prime minister candidate, but conceded that it would need to continue talks with other parties, including rival candid...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Red Bull, Merc on warpath...

SPIELBERG (Austria) Red Bull team principal Christian Horner yesterday called on Lewis Hamilton to consider changing his approach to racing after knocking Alex Albon out of contention in last Sunday's action-packed Austrian Grand Prix.. Read more at s...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Zoo draws nearly 2,000 visitors on first day of reopening...

Close to 2,000 people visited the Singapore Zoo yesterday, the first day of the reopening of the zoo, Jurong Bird Park and the River Safari to the public.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Britain imposes sanctions on human rights abusers...

LONDON Britain will, for the first time, list foreign nationals to face asset freezes and visa bans over alleged human rights abuses under a new post-Brexit sanctions scheme that follows the United States' 2012 Magnitsky Act.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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China's stock market mania risks repeat of 2014-15 bubble...

BEIJING The dramatic moves in Chinese stocks over the past week are inviting comparisons with a bubble that burst spectacularly five years ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Trump losing ground in areas where virus cases are surging...

WASHINGTON Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing in Republican-leaning Sunbelt and interior states, where shifting attitudes about the virus and United States President Donald Trump's handling of it could spell more trouble for his re-election effort.. R...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Bookmark This! Ep 15: Escape into these books...

As Singapore eases into phase two of the opening up of its economy, journalists Olivia Ho and Toh Wen Li pick out some escapist reads in the latest episode of this Straits Times literary podcast, from swashbuckling vigilantes to fantastical moving castles...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Push to use new tech must not leave seniors behind...

The current generation is rarely awed by new gadgets or new media, but for the older generation, new technology seems like a brand new world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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The Rock is highest-paid star on Instagram...

LOS ANGELES Move over Kylie Jenner, Dwayne...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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WP responds to PM Lee by reiterating its manifesto ideas on tackling pandemic...

The Workers' Party (WP) yesterday acknowledged the Government's efforts in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, but said that as a responsible opposition party it had put forward policy proposals on how Singapore can navigate a post-Covid-19 wor...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Sembcorp Marine chief to co-chair panel to cut emissions...

Sembcorp Marine president and chief executive Wong Weng Sun has been appointed the co-chair of the International Advisory Panel on Maritime Decarbonisation (IAP), which champions decarbonisation efforts in the shipping industry.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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China pulls back after deadly clash at disputed Indian border...

China has reportedly pulled back troops from the Galwan Valley, the site of a recent violent clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers, taking a first step back from a tense border stand-off.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Klopp's target is winning games, not records...

LONDON Liverpool are on course to beat Manchester City's mark of 100 points in a Premier League campaign but the champions are not focused on breaking records, manager Jurgen Klopp has said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Sports World: Inter title bid all but over after collapse...

MILAN Inter Milan blew a goal and a man advantage to lose 2-1 at home to Bologna on Sunday, effectively ending their Serie A title challenge in dramatic fashion.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Crispy golden bean curd puffs...

Deep-fried stuffed tau pok (dried bean curd puffs) require a good measure of self-control if you do not want to end up eating most of them fresh from the wok, before the dish even makes it to the table.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Russia urges caution as Turkey ponders Hagia Sophia's status...

MOSCOW Russian officials and the Orthodox church yesterday urged caution over calls in Turkey to alter the status of the Hagia Sophia, the historic former cathedral in Istanbul.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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4 reads for July...

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 2020-07-06 21:00 

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India third-worst affected country; cases might pass 1m...

NEW DELHI India has overtaken Russia with the world's third-highest number of coronavirus cases, more than 700,000, as the outbreak shows no sign of slowing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Power bill to be halved for a year for 100 low-income MacPherson homes...

A total of 100 lower-income households in MacPherson will pay only half of their electricity bills for one year, with the other half to be covered by licensed energy retailer Sunseap Energy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Frequent fogging in area a cause for concern...

In recent months, there has been heightened concern over the number of people who have been coming down with dengue, and this year's dengue outbreak is set to be Singapore's worst on record (2020 dengue outbreak set to be worst on record, July 3)....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Kids' Gothic adventure full of thrills and whimsy...

In the autumn of 1880, five babies are abandoned at an Amsterdam orphanage, tucked into a tin toolbox, a coal bucket, a picnic hamper, a wheat sack and a coffin-shaped basket respectively.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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A familiar face in SMC, she connects offline and online...
 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Caning and jail for duo who sexually assaulted, raped intoxicated teen...

Two young men, who sexually assaulted and raped an intoxicated 18-year-old girl after watching a friend violate her, were sentenced to jail and caning yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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S'pore did not collapse when PAP lost ministers in 2011: WP candidates...

Singapore did not collapse when it lost two full ministers and a senior minister of state in 2011, said Workers' Party (WP) candidate for Marine Parade GRC Yee Jenn Jong in a Facebook post yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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STI surges on slew of upbeat global data...

Singapore shares posted their fifth straight win to close 36.7 points or 1.4 per cent higher to 2,689.61 yesterday, buoyed by significant gains across major bourses in the region.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Reform Party given enough notice for broadcast: IMDA...

All political parties were given sufficient notice for the constituency political broadcasts and no request was made to record the broadcast at a separate location, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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MRT among best performers globally, hits reliability high...

The MRT network has clocked another record: 1.6 million train-km between delays for the 12-month period that ended last month, up from 1.4 million for the year up to March this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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S. Korean stars in talks over Hollywood film...

SEOUL South Korean actress Son Ye-jin is set to make her debut in Hollywood with an upcoming film tentatively titled The Cross.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Looters target Myanmar temple treasures amid tourism slump...

BAGAN (Myanmar) Gun-toting policemen are patrolling Myanmar's sacred site of Bagan under the cover of night, taking on plunderers snatching relics from temples forsaken by tourists due to coronavirus restrictions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 21:00 

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Only 16 and a jazz maestro...

Jazz musician Joey Alexander has recorded six studio albums and earned three Grammy nominations at just the age of 16.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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