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 2020-06-03 14:59 

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Trump denies sheltering in White House bunker amid protests...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Jun 3) denied media reports that he was rushed for his safety to the White House bunker while ......

 2020-06-03 14:55 

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3 workplaces asked to stop operations for not adhering to safe management measures: MOM...

SINGAPORE: Three workplaces have been asked to cease operations for not putting in place adequate safe management measures to minimise the risk of ......

 2020-06-03 14:51 

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Doping: CAS to hear Salazar and Rusada appeals in November...

LAUSANNE (REUTERS, AFP) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has said it will hear banned track coach Alberto Salazar's appeal to overturn his four-year doping suspension in November.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 14:46 

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Indian elephant dies after eating fruit packed with firecracker, police investigating...

KOCHI (REUTERS) - A pregnant elephant died in India apparently after eating some fruit containing a firecracker that exploded in her mouth, prompting a criminal investigation into suspected cruelty toward animals, forestry officials said on Wednesday (Jun...

 2020-06-03 14:45 

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Airbus jobs on wire as underlying output falls 40per cent: sources...

Airbus is looking to hold underlying jet output at 40per cent below pre-pandemic plans for two years, an approach which adds new pressure to cut ......

 2020-06-03 14:45 

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US factory orders tumble in April...

New orders for U.S.-made goods plunged in April, suggesting business spending remained depressed early in the second quarter amid the COVID-19 ......

 2020-06-03 14:45 

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81-year-old woman is only Singaporean among 7 new coronavirus community cases...

She is currently unlinked to other cases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 14:43 

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Cricket: Three West Indies players turn down England tour...

ST JOHN'S, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA (AFP) - Veteran batsman Darren Bravo was among three West Indies cricketers to turn down a place in the squad for next month's three-Test tour of England, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced on Wednesday (June 3).. R...

 2020-06-03 14:35 

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Poland sets Jun 28 date for rescheduled presidential election...

WARSAW: Poland picked Jun 28 on Wednesday (Jun 3) as a new date for a presidential election that was cancelled last month amid the coronavirus ......

 2020-06-03 14:35 

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UK's Prince Charles says coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain's Prince Charles said the recovery from the coronavirus crisis represented a...

 2020-06-03 14:30 

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Coronavirus: Queensland border closure causes friction as Australian tourists barred from entry...

SYDNEY - Australia's winter, which started on Monday (June 1), typically marks the start of a great northern exodus as holidaymakers from the cooler southern cities of Sydney and Melbourne make their way to the warm state of Queensland.. Read more at ...

 2020-06-03 14:26 

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Proposed $33 billion Fortitude Budget for funding Covid-19 aid to be debated in Parliament on Thursday...

SINGAPORE - A $33 billion supplementary budget to fund Covid-19 support measures will be debated on Thursday (June 4), when Parliament sits.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 14:25 

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Bundesliga takes no action against players supporting Floyd protests...

FRANKFURT: Bundesliga players are free to show their support for protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police ......

 2020-06-03 14:25 

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Trump says did not ask for protesters to be moved before visit to church...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday (June 3) said he did not ask for protesters to be moved out before he walked to an historic church in Washington that had been partially burned, to pose for photos with a Bible and top aides.. Rea...

 2020-06-03 14:17 

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Cricket: Sri Lanka says 3 former players in ICC graft probe...

COLOMBO (AFP) - Cricket's world body is investigating three former Sri Lankan players over alleged corruption, officials said on Wednesday (June 3), in the latest scandal to hit the sport in the country.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 14:13 

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3 workplaces forced to stop operations for instructing staff to return instead of working from home...

SINGAPORE - Three workplaces were forced to stop operations for failing to implement adequate safe management measures, including instructing employees to return to the office instead of allowing them to work from home, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM)...

 2020-06-03 14:10 

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US services sector off 11-year trough; still contracting...

US services industry activity pushed off an 11-year low in May, but businesses appeared in no rush to rehire workers as they reopen, supporting ......

 2020-06-03 14:09 

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Swimming: Australia swim coach Verhaeren quits after Tokyo delay...

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's head swimming coach Jacco Verhaeren quit on Wednesday (June 3), opting to return to his native Netherlands for family reasons after Covid-19 forced the postponement of this year's Tokyo Olympics.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-06-03 14:09 

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Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to US...

The restrictions are expected to take effect on June 16.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 14:06 

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'No justice, no peace': Thousands in London protest the death of George Floyd...

LONDON: Thousands of people chanting...

 2020-06-03 14:00 

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Ukrainian computer game featuring Hitler in Moscow angers Kremlin...

MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Wednesday accused a Ukrainian computer game developer of glorifying Nazism by producing a game which features Adolf Hitler ......

 2020-06-03 13:55 

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France says latest US trade threats over digital tax a 'contradiction'...

PARIS: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire criticised U.S. threats of trade sanctions over digital service taxes, which he said clashed with ......

 2020-06-03 13:51 

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UK's Johnson condemns George Floyd killing, calls for 'lawful' protests...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday condemned the killing of George Floyd by police in the United States but declined to say whether ......

 2020-06-03 13:50 

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Exclusive: Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to US, sources say...

President Donald Trump's administration plans to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting in mid-June as it ......

 2020-06-03 13:50 

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Trump administration to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to US: Sources...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's administration plans to bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting in mid-June ......

 2020-06-03 13:45 

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MotoGP sets end of July deadline for non-European races...

MotoGP has set an end of July deadline to decide whether this year's coronavirus-hit championship will be confined to Europe or expand to Asia and ......

 2020-06-03 13:45 

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Will Americans still travel abroad? Only with cast-iron coronavirus cover...

In the new reality of COVID-19, some Americans may still be willing to travel abroad - but they're going to make sure they're insured up to the hilt....

 2020-06-03 13:42 

The Strait Times

Landlords that provide more relief to tenants will get more help with cash flow, loan commitments...

SINGAPORE-Landlords facing cash flow constraints as a result of providing relief to tenants under the proposed Covid-19 amendment Bill will get more help with their existing loan commitments as well as with easing their cash flow needs.. Read more at stra...

 2020-06-03 13:40 

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SIAS calls on Hyflux board to step aside after criminal probe brings credibility into question...

SINGAPORE: Investigations by local authorities have called into question the credibility of Hyflux's board of directors who must now consider if ......

 2020-06-03 13:40 

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AMC warns of going concern as COVID-19 puts strain on theaters...

REUTERS: AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Wednesday there were...

 2020-06-03 13:40 

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AMC warns of going concern as COVID-19 puts strain on theaters...

REUTERS: AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Wednesday there were...

 2020-06-03 13:38 

The Strait Times

Japanese sportsmen test positive for Covid-19 as sport attempts restart...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Two Japanese baseball players and a striker in the J-League have tested positive for the coronavirus, their clubs announced, in a major blow for professional sports attempting to restart in the country.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 13:28 

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Dutch to cull mink at farms after coronavirus cases: Media...

AMSTERDAM (REUTERS) - The Dutch government intends to cull the mink at farms where animals have been infected with the coronavirus, broadcaster RTL reported on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 13:25 

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Airlines cut fares to help boost May traffic -IATA...

PARIS: Airlines cut domestic fares by an average 23 per cent last month as traffic picked up from April lows, global airline body IATA said on ......

 2020-06-03 13:24 

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Doctors Without Borders urges probe into gruesome Afghan hospital attack...

KABUL: Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Wednesday (May 3) called for an inquiry into last month's horrifying attack on an Afghan hospital, which ......

 2020-06-03 13:21 

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British police arrest man for driving offence after car collides with two people in London...

LONDON (REUTERS) - . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 13:15 

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Tel Aviv's soccer stadium trials misting tunnel to disinfect players...

TEL AVIV: Tel Aviv's Bloomfield Stadium has installed a special tunnel to spray soccer players arriving for matches with a fine disinfectant mist ......

 2020-06-03 13:12 

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Philippine Congress passes anti-terror Bill to beef up police powers; critics say it can be used to target detractors...

MANILA - Philippine lawmakers on Wednesday (June 3) passed a controversial...

 2020-06-03 13:07 

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Football: Amazon to make Premier League matches free-to-air...

LONDON: Amazon will make its four Premier League matches in the remainder of the 2019-2020 season free-to-air as broadcasters prepare for the ......

 2020-06-03 13:00 

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Unlicensed company director gets jail after crowdfunding more than S$15 million for SMEs...

SINGAPORE: A company director was sentenced to eight months' jail on Wednesday (Jun 3) for crowdfunding more than S$15 million without a licence. ......

 2020-06-03 13:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore factory activity rebounds from 11-year low but stays in contraction mode...

SINGAPORE - A gauge of manufacturing conditions in Singapore bounced off its worst level in 11 years, but remained within the contraction territory.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 13:00 

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Singapore factory activity shrinks for 4th month despite uptick in key gauge...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's factory activity remained in negative territory for the fourth consecutive month in May amid the COVID-19 outbreak, ......

 2020-06-03 12:55 

The Strait Times

UK's Johnson condemns George Floyd killing, calls for 'lawful' protests...

LONDON (AFP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday (June 3) condemned the killing of George Floyd by police in the United States but declined to say whether he had spoken about the issue with key ally Donald Trump.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2020-06-03 12:49 

The Strait Times

'No justice, no peace': Thousands gather in London after death of Floyd...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Thousands of people chanting...

 2020-06-03 12:45 

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Scottish Premiership season to begin in August...

The 2020-21 Scottish Premiership season will begin in August after the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) and Sky Sports on Wednesday ......

 2020-06-03 12:40 

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3M names General Electric exec Monish Patolawala as CFO...

U.S. industrial conglomerate 3M Co on Wednesday appointed General Electric Co executive Monish Patolawala as the company's chief financial ......

 2020-06-03 12:32 

The Strait Times

Motorcycling: MotoGP set to release revised 2020 calendar next week...

PARIS (AFP) - MotoGP is expected to announce a reworked schedule next week for a season it hopes to start in July, championship organisers said on Wednesday (May 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 12:30 

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US private payrolls fall less than expected in May...

U.S. private payrolls fell less than expected in May, with employers laying off another 2.76 million workers....

 2020-06-03 12:30 

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US labor market appears to stabilize as private payrolls fall less than expected...

WASHINGTON: US private payrolls fell less than expected in May, suggesting layoffs were abating as businesses reopen, though the overall economy's ......

 2020-06-03 12:24 

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Parliament to debate Fortitude Budget, discuss COVID-19 measures and employment issues...

SINGAPORE: Parliament will debate the Fortitude Budget when it sits on Thursday (Jun 4). The S$33 billion Budget, Singapore's fourth of the ......

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