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 2021-01-23 10:00 

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Three cases linked to Australia Open carry highly virulent COVID-19 variant...

Three people in hotel quarantine associated with the Australian Open tennis tournament have tested positive for the highly transmissible ......

 2021-01-23 10:00 

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3 cases linked to Australia Open carry highly virulent COVID-19 variant...

Three people in hotel quarantine associated with the Australian Open tennis tournament have tested positive for the highly transmissible ......

 2021-01-23 09:53 

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Endangered Siamese crocodile in rare sighting at Thai national park...

The critically endangered Siamese crocodile has been spotted for only the second time in a decade at Thailand's largest national park, according ......

 2021-01-23 09:47 

The Strait Times

Football: Neymar on target on 100th appearance as PSG earn fourth straight win...

PARIS (AFP) - Brazil star Neymar made his 100th appearance for Paris Saint-Germain on Friday (Jan 22) and marked the occasion with a goal in a 4-0 rout of 10-man Montpellier that took Mauricio Pochettino's side clear at the top of Ligue 1.. Read more ...

 2021-01-23 09:43 

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Britain to discuss tighter travel restrictions: BBC...

People arriving in the country could be required to quarantine in hotels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 09:35 

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A year after Wuhan lockdown, China reports small rise in COVID-19 cases...

China on Saturday reported a slight increase in new cases of COVID-19 as it marks the anniversary of the world's first coronavirus lockdown, in ......

 2021-01-23 09:30 

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Enter 2021's newest decacorn...

Lalamove's series F funding round leads this week's top fundraises....

 2021-01-23 09:12 

The Strait Times

Home-based businesses aim to inspire other entrepreneurs at jobs and skills fair...

SINGAPORE - Last April, while working from home during the circuit breaker, Ms Andini Muslim and her husband decided to start their own home-based business, selling sweet and savoury treats such as cookies and meatballs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 09:07 

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Pakistani man killed during TikTok stunt on train track...

A young man was hit and killed by a train in Pakistan while being filmed walking along the tracks for a TikTok stunt, police and rescue officials said Saturday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 09:00 

The Strait Times

Alert issued for parts of Sydney after virus fragments detected in sewage...

The state has recorded no new locally acquired cases for the sixth consecutive day on Saturday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 08:50 

The Strait Times

NBA: Cavs' Sexton follows up career high with another strong show against Nets...

Irving's 38pts and Harden's 19 not enough for Brooklyn, with Durant rested.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 08:47 

The Strait Times

Norway's capital tightens lockdown to combat more contagious coronavirus variant...

Norway's capital Oslo and nine neighbouring municipalities will impose some of their toughest lockdown measures yet after an outbreak of a more contagious coronavirus variant, first identified in Britain, the government said on Saturday (Jan 23).. Rea...

 2021-01-23 08:41 

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Theatre, cinema, concerts thrive in Madrid despite COVID-19...

With entertainment venues shuttered across much of Europe, Spain stands out as a cultural oasis where people still go to the theatre and cinema or ......

 2021-01-23 08:40 

The Strait Times

Trump mulled replacing attorney-general over election results: US media...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Donald Trump considered replacing then-acting US Attorney-General Jeffrey A. Rosen with a Justice Department lawyer who would help him force Georgia officials to overturn the state's election result, US media reported late Friday (J...

 2021-01-23 08:39 

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China law empowers coast guard to use force amid disputes...

China law empowers coast guard to use force amid disputes...

 2021-01-23 08:05 

The Strait Times

Malaysian judge in Najib's 1MDB-linked case transferred back to civil court...

KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian judge who convicted former prime minister Najib Razak in a case linked to tainted state fund 1MDB has been transferred from the Kuala Lumpur criminal court back to the civil court.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 08:05 

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Biden administration to review US-Taliban withdrawal deal...

The Biden administration said Friday it will review a landmark US deal with the Taliban, focusing on whether the insurgent group has reduced ......

 2021-01-23 08:01 

The Strait Times

China embassy refutes report it's seeking meeting with the US...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - The Chinese embassy in the United States on Saturday (Jan 23) refuted a Wall Street Journal report that said Beijing was pushing for a high-level meeting to ease tensions between the world's two largest economies.. Read more a...

 2021-01-23 07:56 

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United Arab Emirates seeks to allay Danish concerns over pre-flight Covid-19 tests...

DUBAI (AFP) - The United Arab Emirates said late Friday (Jan 22) it was in contact with Danish authorities to...

 2021-01-23 07:52 

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Chinese brand spun out of Huawei unveils devices with US chips...

Most of the suppliers of Honor Device have resumed doing business with the newly created company.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 07:30 

The Strait Times

10 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, all imported...

The latest cases bring Singapore's total to 59,260.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 07:25 

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Tennis: Barty itching to get started at Australian Open...

World number one Ash Barty is itching to get back to competitive tennis at the Australian Open but has poured cold water on the idea that she ......

 2021-01-23 07:25 

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Cricket: Anderson removes Mathews but Sri Lanka move past 300...

GALLE, Sri Lanka: James Anderson claimed the key wicket of centurion Angelo Mathews but Sri Lanka continued to build towards a sizeable first ......

 2021-01-23 07:19 

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Singapore reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, all imported...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 10 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Saturday (Jan 23), the Ministry of Health announced (MOH) in its preliminary update....

 2021-01-23 07:15 

The Strait Times

Six polytechnic and ITE students receive first environmental services scholarships...

SINGAPORE - Ms Enrica Ng, 17, knows that aspiring to join the cleaning sector is an unconventional choice for those her age.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 07:15 

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Rangers boss Gerrard focused on targets ahead of landmark game...

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard, who takes charge of the Scottish Premiership club for the 150th time on Saturday, said he remains as focussed as ......

 2021-01-23 07:12 

The Strait Times

Small farmers 'need more climate aid to ward off famines': United Nations...

PARIS (AFP) - Climate aid to millions of small farmers around the world must...

 2021-01-23 07:04 

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Inside the world's biggest vaccine factory, India's Serum Institute...

PUNE, India: The tiny clinking vials supervised by silent PPE-wearing technicians belie the excitement inside the world's largest vaccine ......

 2021-01-23 06:54 

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Facebook users across the world automatically logged out from their accounts...

SINGAPORE: Facebook users across the world were automatically logged out from their accounts on Saturday (Jan 23). The question...

 2021-01-23 06:27 

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Sri Lankan health minister tests positive for COVID-19 after endorsing sorcery...

Sri Lanka's health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to stop surging coronavirus infections in the island, has tested ......

 2021-01-23 05:59 

The Strait Times

US CDC says Covid-19 vaccine doses may be spaced further as FDA eases stance...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Follow-up doses of the Covid-19 vaccines could be given up to six weeks later if it's not feasible to get them in the recommended interval, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said, with the US Food and Drug Adminis...

 2021-01-23 05:55 

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Sailing: Unstoppable INEOS Team UK win again to reach Challenger Series final...

REUTERS: INEOS Team UK won a tight third round-robin race against Italy's Luna Rossa on Saturday for their fifth victory from five starts to ......

 2021-01-23 05:55 

The Strait Times

AstraZeneca warns of limited Covid-19 vaccine supplies to Europe...

This is due to reduced production at a manufacturing site. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 05:51 

The Strait Times

Sri Lankan health minister tests positive for Covid-19 after endorsing sorcery...

COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka's health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to stop surging coronavirus infections in the island, has tested positive and will self-isolate, officials said Saturday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2021-01-23 05:32 

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COVID-19 mutations down to chance, in more ways than one...

The emergence of several, more infectious strains of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has worried governments and scientists, who are ......

 2021-01-23 05:32 

The Strait Times

Thailand reports 198 new coronavirus cases, 1 death...

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thailand on Saturday (Jan 23) reported 198 new coronavirus cases, bringing its total number of infections to 13,302 since the outbreak began last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 05:31 

The Strait Times

North West CDC raising $2 million to help retrenched residents...

The Community Development Council (CDC) for Singapore's north-west region is raising at least $2 million to help laid-off residents amid the coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 05:25 

The Strait Times

A year after Wuhan lockdown, China reports small rise in Covid-19 cases...

107 new Covid-19 cases had been identified on Saturday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 05:15 

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Australian PM Morrison reluctant to commit to medium-term climate goals: Report...

Australia's government is in no rush to sign up to a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, although it recognises the importance of working ......

 2021-01-23 05:01 

The Strait Times

M3 initiative in Geylang Serai to encourage lifelong learning, promote healthy lifestyle...

Programmes promoting healthy lifestyles, encouraging lifelong learning and building a caring community - these are what the M3 initiative looks to bring to Geylang Serai.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 05:01 

The Strait Times

India's Serum Institute: A look inside the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccine factory...

PUNE, India (AFP) - The tiny clinking vials supervised by silent PPE-wearing technicians belie the excitement inside the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, the Serum Institute of India, a major player in the fight against coronavirus.. Read more at...

 2021-01-23 04:57 

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Toshiba regains Tokyo exchange's top category amid calls for better governance...

TOKYO: The Tokyo Stock Exchange approved on Friday (Jan 22) Toshiba Corp's return to the bourse's first section amid calls from some shareholders ......

 2021-01-23 04:56 

The Strait Times

'His greatest dream': Icelandic man recovers from double arm transplant...

It was still uncertain how much mobility Felix Gretarsson, 48, will eventually recover.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 04:50 

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Cardiff City appoint former Ireland boss McCarthy as manager...

Cardiff City have appointed former Ireland boss Mick McCarthy as their new manager until the end of this season to replace the sacked Neil Harris, ......

 2021-01-23 04:50 

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Animal activist in China's Wuhan happy to be back to routine rescues...

On the anniversary of the world's first coronavirus lockdown, in the Chinese city of Wuhan, life for animal lover Du Fan has returned to something ......

 2021-01-23 04:47 

The Strait Times

Google seals content payment deal with French news publishers...

The move paves the way for individual licensing agreements for French publications.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-23 04:45 

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Arsenal fan Ryan delighted with loan switch to London side...

REUTERS: Australian goalkeeper Mat Ryan said joining the club he backed as a youngster is a surreal experience that has filled him with great ......

 2021-01-23 04:40 

The Strait Times

Boeing says its fleet will be able to fly on 100% biofuel by 2030...

Boeing calls reducing environmental damage from fossil fuels the...

 2021-01-23 04:40 

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Navalny's supporters head to protests across Russia despite looming crackdown...

Supporters of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were preparing to rally in dozens of cities across Russia on Saturday even as authorities vowed ......

 2021-01-23 04:30 

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Australia's Victoria state logs 17 days with no community COVID-19 cases...

Australia's Victoria state recorded its 17th straight day without any new local coronavirus cases on Saturday as officials focus on keeping the ......

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