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 2021-01-22 21:09 

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Portugal identifies first case of South African COVID-19 variant...

The first case of the South African coronavirus variant was identified in Portugal on Friday, health institute Ricardo Jorge told Lusa news ......

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Beckham defends hiring pal Neville...

Forced to operate from a distance last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, David Beckham promised on Friday to be the hands on owner he said he ......

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Exclusive: Brazil's Vale, state government US$2 billion apart on disaster settlement, source says...

Brazilian miner Vale SA and state authorities narrowed their gap in a potential settlement deal over the Brumadinho mining disaster to 11 billion ......

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Panic buying, circuit breaker and reopening: A timeline of S'pore's Covid-19 fight...

One year after Singapore confirmed its first case of the disease, here's a look at the milestones during the fight.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Biden team in hot seat over China sanctions...

WASHINGTON The Biden administration has faced pressure from Republican lawmakers on its second day in office for a more forceful response to Beijing's announcement of sanctions against the architects of former president Donald Trump's tough China ...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

China cracks down on fake divorces that let people buy more properties...

BEIJING A surge in real estate prices in Shanghai and Shenzhen has prompted the authorities to rein in speculation, in line with the Chinese government's resolve to keep the property market in check.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Hong Kong to impose first lockdown in Kowloon area: Reports...

HONG KONG Hong Kong is preparing to lock down thousands of residents in a bid to contain a worsening outbreak of the coronavirus, local media outlets have reported, citing unidentified people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

DBS to make more slots available...

We thank Mr Han Ming Guang for his feedback (Reserving new notes online with banks was frustrating affair, Jan 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

CDL expects material impairment loss on investment in Sincere Property...

City Developments Limited (CDL) expects to make provisions for a material impairment loss on its Sincere Property stake given the...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Range of factors will determine if further measures are needed...

The multi-ministry task force tackling the pandemic will look at a range of indicators and not just a single factor when determining if further restrictions will be implemented ahead of Chinese New Year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Beijing launches mass testing amid slight drop in daily tally...

BEIJING Beijing launched mass Covid-19 testing in some areas yesterday, while Shanghai was testing all hospital staff, as China battles its worst outbreak of the disease since March and families fret over reunion plans for the Chinese New Year amid new cu...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Which aspects of Singapore's road network could be improved?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Sports World: Local team Evos SG out of M2 world c'ship...

Local team Evos SG and Japan's 10S Gaming Frost were knocked out of the M2 World Championship in the first day of the competition's play-offs at the Shangri-La Hotel yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Most STI constituents in the red as index ends lower for the week...

Singapore shares declined after a few days of registering gains, with the Straits Times Index (STI) closing 0.85 per cent or 25.62 points down to 2,991.53.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

US virus deaths likely to top half a million in Feb...

Coronavirus deaths in the United States will likely top 500,000 next month, said President Joe Biden on Thursday, in a sobering reality check for the nation as he signed 10 new executive orders and unveiled a comprehensive national strategy to defeat the ...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

BWF World Tour Toyota Thailand Open: S-finals (StarHub Ch201/202, noon & 5pm).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Vroom to the past...

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 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Strong start for Kang in Tour opener...

MIAMI American Danielle Kang carded a seven-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead at the US$1.2 million (S$1.6 million) Tournament of Champions in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Work from home to stay as default to lower office transmission risk...

Working from home should remain the default arrangement to minimise the risk of Covid-19 transmission at offices, the labour movement, employers' union and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

World loves Biden but is losing faith in US, survey finds...

LONDON President Joe Biden is popular across much of the world and expected to provide greater United States leadership on issues such as fighting Covid-19, terrorism and climate change, a new multi-nation survey shows.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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New NMPs on how they hope to contribute...

MR ABDUL SAMAD ABDUL WAHAB, 48, NTUC VICE-PRESIDENT. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Friday's South Africa results...

1st 2 Untamed Tiger ($16-$6). Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Seniors to receive Covid-19 vaccinations from Wednesday...

Singapore will begin Covid-19 vaccinations for those aged 70 and above from next Wednesday, starting with pilot schemes in Ang Mo Kio and Tanjong Pagar, where larger numbers of seniors live.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

New Cheetah feels great at 37...

He turns 37 today, but former national football captain Shahril Ishak is convinced that he can still make an impact on the pitch.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Employers in heartland urged to hire people with disabilities...

More employers in the heartland should look into providing job opportunities for persons with disabilities, President Halimah Yacob said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Yellen leaves door open to hiking taxes on wealthy Americans...

WASHINGTON United States Treasury Secretary-designate Janet Yellen said she would work with lawmakers to fast-track a series of tax increases on corporations and wealthy Americans as President Joe Biden's administration tries to pass spending on infra...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Worries over Malaysia's workplace virus clusters...

Accounts clerk Kayal Muthu, 43, is troubled by the thought of going back to office once Malaysia's movement control order (MCO) is lifted, now set for early next month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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Fast Lane...

Mercedes-Benz EQA with 486km of range. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

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The young have a part to play...

Religious conflicts, issues of identity and cohesion, and keeping conflicts at bay were some issues discussed in the commentary by Mr Mohammad Alami Musa (Will Singapore 2030 be less or more cohesive?, Jan 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Firms should not take advantage of students working part-time...

I am dismayed by the antics of some employers who try to take advantage of students in part-time jobs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Swiss drop case but Blatter still faces 3 probes...

LAUSANNE (Switzerland) Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday that they had dropped an investigation into ailing former Fifa president Sepp Blatter, who was accused of defrauding world football's governing body by paying for a private jet used by the now-...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

US charges Indonesian, Malaysian extremists over 2002 Bali bombings...

WASHINGTON US military prosecutors have filed formal charges against an Indonesian Islamist extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attack.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Over 500 truck drivers tested at land checkpoints...

More than 500 truck drivers have been tested for Covid-19 at Singapore's two land checkpoints since a new requirement kicked in at 9am yesterday, with all results coming back negative, said the Ministry of Health's (MOH) director of medical servic...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Forests still major carbon store for now, but threats growing: Study...

The world's forests are still soaking up billions of tonnes of planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) every year, a global study has found, despite millions of hectares being burned and cleared for agriculture.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

US dollar slides for third straight day on economic data, stimulus hopes...

NEW YORK The US dollar fell for a third straight session on Thursday, with investors seeking out higher-yielding currencies, as a slew of better-than-expected US data and continued optimism about a massive stimulus package spurred hopes of a recovery in t...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Start of National School Games put off over rise in community cases...

In the light of the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the community, the Ministry of Health announced yesterday that the start of the National School Games (NSG), originally slated for next month, will be postponed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Must-reads...

From Tuesday, all households will be able to host a maximum of eight distinct guests a day, as part of stepped-up measures to combat rising coronavirus infections ahead of Chinese New Year. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Company briefs...

A Frasers Property unit is looking to sell its stake in Beijing Fraser Suites Real Estate Management for 1.6 billion yuan (S$327.8 million).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Divers clear up 'ghost nets' in Thailand's plastic-choked waters...

CHONBURI Underwater divers in plastic-choked waters off the coast of Thailand snip through discarded nets tangled around a reef - a new initiative helping protect marine life and aiding the fight against the coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Plans in place to deal with delivery delays...

There are plans in place to mitigate any potential delays in deliveries that may arise due to the new requirement of testing cargo drivers entering Singapore at land checkpoints, FairPrice group chief executive Seah Kian Peng said yesterday.. Read more at...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tokyo resolves to stage games amid growing fears...

TOKYO Japan yesterday stood firm on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year, denying reports of a possible cancellation but the pledge looks unlikely to ease public concern about holding the quadrennial event during the coronavirus pandemic.. ...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

The good that comes out of calamities...

The pandemic and climate concerns have spurred new research and global collaboration.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sports attire alone doesn't exempt one from rule...

I am sharing my concerns over the wearing of masks during this Covid-19 period. Like many Singaporeans, I believe in doing my part to keep everyone around me safe by adhering to safe management measures and keeping up my personal hygiene.. Read more at st...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Construction firm, project director, engineer convicted...

A construction firm and two senior employees were convicted yesterday over the 2017 Pan-Island Expressway viaduct collapse that left one worker dead and 10 injured.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

WEF should get political leaders' views for global risk survey...

The World Economic Forum (WEF) will be holding its Special Annual Meeting here at the end of May. There are plenty of immediate and long-term issues that require attention and action from the global community. I do not understand why the WEF chose restori...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 measures tightened ahead of CNY...

From Tuesday, all households will be able to host a maximum of eight guests a day, as part of stepped-up measures to combat rising Covid-19 infections ahead of Chinese New Year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Toss the yusheng but don't toss aside that face mask...

Singaporeans should be prepared for a quieter, more subdued Chinese New Year, and continue to abide by existing rules on dining out, Education Minister Lawrence Wong said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

1st positive case during Aussie strict quarantine...

MELBOURNE The Victoria state government yesterday confirmed one new case of Covid-19 among the 72 players undergoing hard quarantine ahead of the Australian Open, a few hours after Spanish player Paula Badosa said she had tested positive for the virus.. R...

 2021-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Former actor Huang Yiliang guilty of assault...

Former local actor-director Ng Aik Leong, better known as Huang Yiliang, has been convicted of assaulting his Bangladeshi worker in 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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