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 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Singapore shares up for third straight session; STI gains 0.16%...

The huge US$1.9 trillion (S$2.52 trillion) Biden stimulus package spurred investors to push the local market higher for the third straight session yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Biker sole fatality in this year's Dakar Rally...

PARIS French motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin has died from his injuries after a fall in Saudi Arabia during the Dakar Rally, becoming the notoriously perilous race's first fatality this year, the organisers said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Anything can happen with Olympics: Kono...

TOKYO A Japanese Cabinet minister admitted yesterday that...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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BMW kicks off 2021 with motor show...

There is no Singapore Motorshow this year because of the pandemic, but that has not stopped BMW from having its own show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Waiting game pays off for Chou at Thai Open...

BANGKOK Men's badminton world No. 2 Chou Tien-chen marched into the semi-finals of the Yonex Thailand Open yesterday, defeating younger opponent Lee Zii Jia 21-17, 21-15 after rallying from behind.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Get comfortable at home...

There is no denying that the year 2020 has wrought several changes in people's lifestyle and general outlook.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Man jailed for disposing of alleged killer's bloodstained T-shirt...

A man linked to the 2019 Orchard Towers murder was sentenced to five months' jail yesterday for disposing of a bloodstained T-shirt worn by the alleged killer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Record $250k gift to help less fortunate visit Gardens by the Bay...

For Bangladeshi construction worker Ruman, a stroll among the striking blooms of Gardens by the Bay was a welcome distraction after a tough year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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North Korea unveils submarine-launched missile in show of strength to US...

SEOUL Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media showed yesterday, in a calculated show of strength days before Mr Joe Biden's inauguration as United States presi...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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25 police dogs get all-clear after para-vet's infection...

Twenty-five police dogs that had been in contact with an infectious para-veterinarian have been tested for Covid-19 and given the all-clear. Also, three police officers who were in close contact with the para-vet have been quarantined, the police said yes...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Teacher raises $22k and renews ties during STVR...

When schoolteacher Adrian Kum first set out last October to run 175km in The Straits Times Virtual Run (STVR), he had aimed to raise $17,500 for the ST School Pocket Money Fund.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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On Facebook...

Should the pasting of stickers on the lamp post in Tuas be stopped?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Joy to see tradition and culture very much alive...

Every year, Hindus celebrate Pongal, which falls on the first day of the Tamil calendar month of Thai. Besides offerings, an important aspect of the festival is the kolam, the traditional design hand drawn at the entrance of houses with rice flour and usu...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Niemann forgets last Sunday to share lead...

LOS ANGELES Joaquin Niemann knew he had to put disappointments behind and just focus on one tournament at a time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Denver's Jokic looks MVP stuff...

DENVER It is still fewer than 20 games into the National Basketball Association (NBA) season, but the league could be dominated by a certain 2.1m Serbian centre this campaign.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Facebook reiterates safety commitment...

Facebook sought to reassure the public of its commitment to keep its users safe yesterday in the wake of the ban and suspension of outgoing United States President Donald Trump's social media accounts by big tech firms.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Biden inauguration rehearsal postponed over security fears...

WASHINGTON A rehearsal for United States President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed because of security concerns, Politico reported, citing two people with knowledge of the decision.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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DAP eyed Sabah politician as PM: Mahathir...

PETALING JAYA As questions swirl over whether Malaysia's opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) pact could put up a united front to take on the ruling Perikatan Nasional coalition, former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has claimed that it was the Democratic...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Germany hits 2m cases as WHO tackles new strains...

FRANKFURT Germany passed two million Covid-19 cases yesterday as a World Health Organisation (WHO) emergency committee readied to issue advice on stemming the spread of new, more contagious strains of the coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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BHG to open concept store in Raffles City space vacated by Robinsons...

BHG Singapore will take over two floors at Raffles City Shopping Centre formerly occupied by Robinsons, which closed its last outlet there last Saturday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Bitcoin claws back most of losses after early-week plunge...

NEW YORK Bitcoin has recovered most of the eye-popping losses registered at the start of the week, proving naysayers were too quick again to forecast the end of the recent surge in the controversial digital asset.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Making ours an uplifting society...

Covid-19, like an X-ray beamed into societies all over the world, has exposed many fractures. It has also widened them, as the pandemic and economic crisis hit those already disadvantaged the hardest.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

BWF World Tour Yonex Thailand Open: S-finals (StarHub Ch201, noon & 5pm).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Building owners have to maintain service pipes...

We thank Mr Abu Mansor for his letter (Wastage: Leaking pipe not fixed, Jan 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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New private home sales highest for December in eight years...

The pent-up buying momentum did not let up in December, as buyers continued to drive sales of new private homes to their highest level for that month in eight years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Brazilian e-sports team in quarantine...

Brazil Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) team DreamMax, who travelled to Singapore to compete in the Jan 18-24 M2 World Championship, are serving quarantine for another 14 days in their hotel rooms - after three of the seven-member team tested positive for...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Sinopharm unit's vaccine safe for those aged 3-17: China media...

BEIJING A Covid-19 vaccine developed by China National Biotec Group (CNBG), a unit of Sinopharm, is safe in those aged between three and 17, based on clinical data obtained by the company, state media reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Green Day cancel Singapore concert...

American band Green Day have cancelled their April 1 Singapore Indoor Stadium concert due to the Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Covid-19's resurgence...

Asia News Network writers discuss coronavirus flare-ups and possible solutions. Here are excerpts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Friday's South Africa results...

1st 4 Leader Of The Pack ($24-$7) . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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More work is needed to tackle food waste in supermarkets...

The idea of taking food for granted hit home recently for me (How to make a nation of food lovers value food, Jan 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Good that racial and social identities are discussed openly...

I would like to thank The Straits Times for publishing the article...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Covid-19 deaths top 2 million amid global lockdowns and fresh outbreaks...

It took 9 months to hit a million deaths globally, but just over 3 months to reach the next million. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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On social media...

CRASH LANDING ON A CAKE: South Korean actress Son Ye-jin turned 39 on Monday, her first birthday since confirming on Jan 1 that she is dating her Crash Landing On You (2019 to 2020) co-star Hyun Bin. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Fast Lane...

Toyota Yaris Cross available now. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Biden starts new Twitter account @PresElectBiden...

WASHINGTON Mr Joe Biden's transition team has flipped the switch on a new Twitter account for the US President-elect, while clashing with the social media firm over its decision to deny the incoming administration millions of existing White House foll...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Blackpink's Jennie hits 600m YouTube views...

SEOUL Member of girl group Blackpink Jennie, who turns 25 today, got an early birthday gift when she became the first South Korean female artiste to surpass 600 million views on YouTube - a feat she achieved with her aptly named hit song Solo.. Read more ...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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TSMC's $37b spending blitz ignites global chip share rally...

TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) triggered a global chip stock rally after outlining plans to pour as much as US$28 billion (S$37 billion) into capital spending this year, a staggering sum aimed at expanding its technological lead and c...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Tired Gunners lucky to extend unbeaten run...

LONDON Mikel Arteta admitted Arsenal were suffering from fatigue, after their recent revival ground to a halt in a scrappy 0-0 Premier League draw against Crystal Palace on Thursday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Quake hits Sulawesi island, killing 42...

JAKARTA A powerful earthquake killed at least 42 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi yesterday, trapping several under rubble and unleashing dozens of aftershocks as the authorities warned of more quakes that could trigger a ...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Supplements, diet advice can improve a senior's strength...

Four in five Singaporeans aged 65 and above who do not eat enough protein are at risk of malnutrition and have low muscle mass, making them prone to injury and falls.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Covid-19 deaths reach 2m amid lockdowns and fresh outbreaks...

The number of deaths linked to the coronavirus is still accelerating at an alarming pace, with the world set to cross the grim milestone of two million fatalities today.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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57-year-old housewife is sole community virus case...

A 57-year-old Singaporean housewife was the only locally transmitted coronavirus case reported yesterday, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Doctor moved by needy students to give to ST School Pocket Money Fund...

As a secondary school teacher in 1961, Dr V.P. Nair noticed that his students from low-income families were unable to afford canteen food, and often watched with envy as their schoolmates ate during recess.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Ask The Vet...

PUPPY SLEEPS ON PEEING TRAY . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Google closes deal to buy Fitbit as US, Australia probes continue...

WASHINGTON Search and advertising giant Google closed its deal to buy fitness-tracking company Fitbit, the companies said on Thursday, even as United States and Australian competition regulators said they were continuing probes of the US$2.1 billion (S$2....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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Translation of govt materials: Online dialogues start next week...

Those who wish to give suggestions on how government materials can be better translated can now sign up for virtual dialogues that will kick off next week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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NEA committed to tackling problem at source...

We refer to Vanessa Liu's commentary on food waste (How to make a nation of food lovers value food, Jan 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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More US sanctions on China firms, officials...

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has taken another swipe at China and its biggest firms, imposing sanctions on officials and companies for alleged misdeeds in the South China Sea and imposing an investment ban on nine more firms.. Read more at straitst...

 2021-01-15 21:00 

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WHO-led team in Wuhan begins probe with virtual meetings...

WUHAN/SINGAPORE A team led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that is investigating the origins of Covid-19 was to begin virtual meetings yesterday with its Chinese hosts from a hotel in China's Wuhan, where the pandemic first emerged.. Read more ...

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