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 2020-06-03 04:47 

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Veteran track and field coach Loh Chan Pew found guilty of molesting teenage athlete...

SINGAPORE - Veteran track and field coach Loh Siang Piow was on Wednesday (June 3) found guilty of two charges of molesting a teenage athlete under his charge in 2013.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 04:44 

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Woman fined for letting man into her home during circuit breaker for massage and masturbation...

SINGAPORE: A woman was fined S$7,000 on Wednesday (Jun 3) for letting a man into her condominium unit during the...

 2020-06-03 04:36 

The Strait Times

George Floyd protests: Turmoil in America undermining its image abroad, analysts say...

WASHINGTON - Brandishing a Bible in a church across from the White House on Monday (June 1), after he had threatened to send in military troops if the protests rocking cities across America were not quelled, President Donald Trump declared the United Stat...

 2020-06-03 04:36 

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Mumbai streets deserted as India's biggest city braces for cyclone...

The streets of Mumbai emptied on Wednesday as a rare cyclone headed for India's most populous metropolis and thousands of people moved away from ......

 2020-06-03 04:36 

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Mumbai streets deserted as India's biggest city braces for cyclone...

MUMBAI: Bracing for the first ever cyclone to hit Mumbai in living memory, people in India's most populous metropolis stayed off the streets and ......

 2020-06-03 04:36 

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Dentist jailed after cheating polyclinics of more than S$18,000 in false CHAS claims...

SINGAPORE: A dentist was on Wednesday (Jun 3) sentenced to more than 10 months' jail for cheating polyclinics of more than S$18,000 in false ......

 2020-06-03 04:35 

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J.League player tests positive for COVID-19...

Nagoya Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the J.League club have said....

 2020-06-03 04:35 

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Football: J League player tests positive for COVID-19...

Nagoya Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the J.League club have said....

 2020-06-03 04:22 

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New Zealand could lift all COVID-19 measures by next week: PM Arden...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday (Jun 3) she could lift all social distancing measures to return the ......

 2020-06-03 04:16 

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As Asia's tropical storm season arrives, grounded airplanes at risk of damage...

Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually high damage as the region's tropical storm season begins, as ......

 2020-06-03 04:08 

The Strait Times

Mainland China reports 1 confirmed, 4 asymptomatic Covid-19 cases...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China reported one new coronavirus case and four new asymptomatic Covid-19 cases in the mainland on June 2, the country's health commission said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 04:05 

The Strait Times

Digital economy's growing role in rescuing the real economy: China Daily contributor...

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The digital economy was first mentioned in a work report of the Chinese central government in 2017.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 04:00 

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Chairman, members of Council of Presidential Advisers sworn in...

SINGAPORE: The President's Office on Wednesday (Jun 3) announced the appointment and swearing in of the chairman and several members of the ......

 2020-06-03 04:00 

The Strait Times

Appointments to Council of Presidential Advisers made...

SINGAPORE - President Halimah Yacob has appointed a member and an alternate member to the Council of Presidential Advisers (CPA).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 04:00 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 response should be prioritised over anti-terror bill in the Philippines: Inquirer...

MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - With the nation seemingly stuck in crisis mode, lurching from one disaster to another since the year began, one may think Congress would be feverishly at work tackling issues crucial to public welfare...

 2020-06-03 03:59 

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Pentagon moves about 1,600 Army troops into the Washington region...

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon has moved about 1,600 US Army troops into the Washington, DC region, the Pentagon said on Tuesday (Jun 2), after several ......

 2020-06-03 03:55 

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Ukraine's Karpaty in quarantine following positive COVID-19 tests...

REUTERS: Ukraine Premier League side Karpaty have been quarantined for at least two weeks and have had all training sessions cancelled after ......

 2020-06-03 03:49 

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South Korea approves import of antiviral drug remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment...

SEOUL: South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety approved a request by the country's health authorities to import Gilead Sciences' antiviral ......

 2020-06-03 03:46 

The Strait Times

Football: What's next for English Premier League's 'Project Restart'...

LONDON (AFP) - The English Premier League's return is just two weeks away but there are plenty of details for the 20 clubs in the English top flight to work out before competitive action resumes on June 17 following the coronavirus-enforced hiatus.. R...

 2020-06-03 03:40 

Tech in Asia

SenseTime's AI makes sure you park your shared bike properly...

The new system is part of SenseTime's push into "new infrastructure," a term that includes smart city infrastructure, among other initiatives....

 2020-06-03 03:39 

The Strait Times

Grindr to remove ethnicity filter from gay dating app to support Black Lives Matter movement...

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Grindr plans to remove an ethnicity filter from the next version of its gay dating app in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 03:32 

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Pandemic could cost Australian universities $11 billion: Lobby group...

Australian universities could lose up to US$11 billion dollars as an indefinite coronavirus border closure locks out the foreign students who keep ......

 2020-06-03 03:20 

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Expect more injuries when season resumes: Newcastle club doctor...

REUTERS: Newcastle United club doctor Paul Catterson says he expects players to suffer more injuries than usual when the Premier League resumes ......

 2020-06-03 03:18 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Italy reopens to tourists from Europe, but neighbours want their citizens to stay away...

ROME (AFP) - Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday (June 3), three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-06-03 03:13 

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'I want justice': Mother of George Floyd's daughter says he was a good man, father...

The grieving mother of George Floyd's daughter on Tuesday demanded justice for him, saying he was a good father who did not deserve to die face ......

 2020-06-03 03:10 

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Swimming: Australia head coach Verhaeren to step down in September...

MELBOURNE: Jacco Verhaeren said on Wednesday he will step down as head coach of Swimming Australia in September after nearly seven years in charge ......

 2020-06-03 03:00 

The Strait Times

At The Movies: Unsettling animation I Lost My Body, The Breadwinner, Have A Nice Day...

SINGAPORE - If you are looking for animation that tells stories about life in modern society, there is no better time than now to delve into movies that use the art of drawing not to show life as it could be, but as it is.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 02:53 

Tech in Asia

Facebook, PayPal back Gojek to boost digital payments in Asia...

Existing backers Google and Tencent also invested....

 2020-06-03 02:50 

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Real Salt Lake's Onuoha says never feels 100per cent safe in US...

Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha has said he never feels completely safe in the United States, where he has lived since 2018, and has ......

 2020-06-03 02:50 

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Football: Real Salt Lake's Onuoha says never feels 100% safe in US...

Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha has said he never feels completely safe in the United States, where he has lived since 2018, and has ......

 2020-06-03 02:47 

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Italy reopens to tourists from Europe...

Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on ......

 2020-06-03 02:41 

The Strait Times

Tensions simmer in Hong Kong as controversial anthem law back up for debate...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong lawmakers are set to resume a debate on Wednesday (June 3) over a controversial Bill that would make disrespecting China's national anthem a criminal offence, as the city ramps up for fresh protests amid simmering anti-...

 2020-06-03 02:30 

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Tensions simmer in Hong Kong as controversial anthem law back up for debate...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong lawmakers are set to resume a debate on Wednesday (Jun 3) over a controversial Bill that would make disrespecting China's ......

 2020-06-03 02:25 

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China-owned Playtika hires banks for US$1 billion US IPO: Sources...

REUTERS: Playtika Ltd, a mobile gaming company owned by a Chinese investor group, has hired investment banks to prepare for a U.S. initial public ......

 2020-06-03 02:23 

Tech in Asia

Analysis: Why Meituan could dominate China's shared powerbank market...

Shared power banks were once derided as a joke. But Meituan is now entering the market in a big way....

 2020-06-03 02:19 

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Trump says Republican convention will not be held in North Carolina...

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the Republican National Convention set for August in North Carolina would have to be held in another state ......

 2020-06-03 02:13 

The Strait Times

Majority of US firms in Hong Kong concerned about security laws: Amcham survey...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - An overwhelming majority of US firms in Hong Kong responding to an Amcham survey published on Wednesday (June 3) are concerned about Beijing's move to impose national security legislation on the global financial hub.. Read more a...

 2020-06-03 02:12 

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South Korea announces US$29 billion third stimulus budget to fight COVID-19 misery...

South Korea unveiled on Wednesday (Jun 3) a 35.3 trillion won (US$28.8 billion) supplementary budget, to raise the total stimulus to 270 trillion ......

 2020-06-03 02:01 

The Strait Times

India evacuates 100,000 from homes, virus hospital ahead of Cyclone Nisarga...

MUMBAI (AFP) - At least 100,000 people, including some coronavirus patients, were being moved to safer locations according to officials on Tuesday (June 2), as India's west coast braced for a cyclone, the first such storm to threaten Mumbai in more th...

 2020-06-03 02:01 

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WhatsApp, Paypal invest in Indonesian payments and ride-hailing firm Gojek...

Facebook's messaging platform WhatsApp and Paypal said on Wednesday they had invested in Indonesian payments and ride-hailing firm Gojek as part ......

 2020-06-03 02:01 

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WhatsApp, PayPal invest in Indonesian payments and ride-hailing firm Gojek...

Facebook's messaging platform WhatsApp and PayPal said on Wednesday they had invested in Indonesian payments and ride-hailing firm Gojek as part ......

 2020-06-03 01:50 

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Facebook takes down white nationalist and fake antifa accounts...

Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has suspended accounts associated with white nationalist groups after some advocated bringing weapons to the current ......

 2020-06-03 01:45 

The Strait Times

Singapore stock watch: SIA, ST Engineering, SIA Engineering China Everbright, Valuetronics...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - The following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday (June 3:. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 01:40 

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Doping: CAS to hear Salazar appeal in November...

REUTERS: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has said it will hear banned track coach Alberto Salazar's appeal to overturn his four-year ......

 2020-06-03 01:34 

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Trump angers American religious leaders with Bible photo op...

WASHINGTON: American religious leaders on Tuesday (Jun 3) castigated Donald Trump for posing in front of a church holding a Bible after peaceful ......

 2020-06-03 01:32 

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Mainland China reports 1 confirmed, 4 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases...

China reported one new coronavirus case and four new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in the mainland on Jun 2, the country's health commission said....

 2020-06-03 01:32 

The Strait Times

Facebook invests in Indonesia's Gojek in WhatsApp push...

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Facebook Inc is investing in Gojek, Indonesia's ride-hailing and food delivery giant, as part of the social media company's effort to expand into emerging markets and find partners for its WhatsApp messaging service.. Read mo...

 2020-06-03 01:32 

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Pompeo says China trying to muzzle Hong Kong by preventing Tiananmen vigil...

The United States on Tuesday accused China of muzzling Hong Kong by preventing a vigil to mark the Tiananmen Square protests, amid a heated feud ......

 2020-06-03 01:31 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: NBA targets mid-October finish to virus-hit campaign...

(REUTERS) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) has targeted Oct 12 as the last possible date to complete the 2019-20 season, which has been on hold since mid-March because of the Covid-19 pandemic, ESPN reported on Tuesday (June 2).. Read more at s...

 2020-06-03 01:28 

The Strait Times

Protesters defy curfews in major US cities to march against police brutality...

WASHINGTON/MINNEAPOLIS (REUTERS) - Thousands of demonstrators took to a knee in the grass outside the US Capitol on Tuesday (June 2), chanting...

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