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 2019-12-10 11:22 

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UK PM Boris Johnson accused of plagiarism after copying opposition's spoof of Love Actually scene...

LONDON: Boris Johnson on Tuesday (Dec 10) faced claims of plagiarism, after copying a spoof version of a scene from the hit Christmas film Love ......

 2019-12-10 11:22 

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Singapore to update climate pledge it made under Paris Agreement: Masagos...

This comes some five years after Singapore made its first climate pledge - which outlined its plans to limit its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 - under the historic Paris Agreement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 11:21 

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China says detained Canadians treated in 'civilised way'...

China defended on Tuesday its year-long detention of two Canadians after Ottawa accused Beijing of...

 2019-12-10 11:21 

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Ted Baker CEO exits as Black Friday profit warning pummels shares...

Ted Baker's troubles deepened on Tuesday with the sudden exit of the British fashion retailer's chief executive and chairman as it issued another ......

 2019-12-10 11:21 

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Drowning in uncertainty: Trade questions slow investment, squeeze profits across US...

From a denim plant in rural Georgia to a St. Paul, Minneapolis loudspeaker maker, nagging uncertainty over when President Donald Trump's trade ......

 2019-12-10 11:12 

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Turkey's Erdogan says Nobel academy rewarding human rights violations...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the Nobel academy on Tuesday of rewarding human rights violations by awarding the prize for literature to ......

 2019-12-10 11:06 

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'Symmetric,' now a Fedspeak staple, may point to endgame for US framework debate...

After 14 conferences, a couple dozen research papers and presentations and some very dense math, the Federal Reserve's hunt for a better way to ......

 2019-12-10 10:50 

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Families face painful wait as volcano rescue stalls...

More than 24 hours after New Zealand's White Island volcano erupted, families around the world are still waiting for answers about their loved ......

 2019-12-10 10:45 

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Quick turnaround for new Asian champions Al Hilal as 2020 groups drawn...

Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal did not have long to savour their Asian Champions League triumph before discovering they will face 2015 finalists Shabab ......

 2019-12-10 10:44 

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Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard: Air Force...

A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard...

 2019-12-10 10:40 

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Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5% of Singapore workforce...

Maybank Kim Eng (MKE) has laid off about five per cent of its Singapore workforce as part of a...

 2019-12-10 10:34 

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'No compromise' on human rights in the Philippines: Bono...

U2 frontman Bono said Tuesday there must be no compromise on human rights, in a rebuke of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ahead of the Irish ......

 2019-12-10 10:33 

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Rohingya call for Myanmar's Suu Kyi to acknowledge atrocities...

From squalid refugee camps in Bangladesh, Rohingya who fled a brutal Myanmar military crackdown are calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to acknowledge the ......

 2019-12-10 10:25 

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BlackRock Investment Institute 'modestly positive' on risk assets for 2020...

BlackRock Investment Institute said on Tuesday it was cautiously rotating into cyclical assets, Japanese equities and emerging markets....

 2019-12-10 10:24 

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Questions mount over tours to deadly New Zealand volcano...

Tourists caught in the deadly blast at New Zealand's White Island were there despite a recent increase in volcanic activity, although experts said ......

 2019-12-10 10:22 

The Strait Times

Malaysia's PM Mahathir pledges to step down for Anwar, but not before November...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, the world's oldest prime minister, promised on Tuesday (Dec 10)to hand over power to anointed successor Anwar Ibrahim in spite of new sexual assault allegations against him.. Read more at strai...

 2019-12-10 10:20 

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EU antitrust regulators mull tougher line against tech giants...

EU antitrust regulators are considering taking a tougher line against tech giants by forcing them to do more to ensure a level playing field, a ......

 2019-12-10 10:20 

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Qatar emir to skip Riyadh summit dampening thaw hopes...

Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, will not attend the Gulf summit in Riyadh, state media reported Tuesday, dampening hopes of ......

 2019-12-10 10:19 

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SEA Games: No Cinderella ending as Kopankiewicz settles for Starcraft II silver...

MANILA - In the past three days, Singapore e-sports player Thomas Kopankiewicz, who admits he is not a morning person, has been up early playing at a LAN gaming cafe in the Philippines.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 10:15 

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Hong Kong protests in pictures: 6 months of anger, tear gas and clashes...

HONG KONG: Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday (Dec 8) to mark the six-month anniversary of a movement that was ......

 2019-12-10 10:07 

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In Pictures: Smoke from bushfires shrouds Sydney...

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 2019-12-10 10:04 

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Woman arrested, suspected of spending more than S$5,700 using missing credit card...

SINGAPORE: A woman who is believed to have used another person's credit card to buy more than S$5,700 worth of items was arrested on Tuesday (Dec 10)....

 2019-12-10 10:03 

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Abandoned Indian wives overcome bureaucracy to strike back at runaway husbands...

CHANDIGARH (REUTERS) - In a pink-walled room of a government office at the foot of the Himalayas, Indian women spend their days cancelling the passports of runaway husbands.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 10:00 

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Amazon secures top Champions League rights for Germany...

Amazon.com has secured the rights to broadcast top European soccer Champions League matches for the 2021/22 season in Germany, the U.S. company ......

 2019-12-10 10:00 

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Sun, sand and seasons greetings: MRT trains, buses get tropical Christmas makeover...

SINGAPORE: MRT trains and buses have been dressed up for Christmas as the year draws to an end. The festive decorations were launched on Monday ......

 2019-12-10 10:00 

The Strait Times

Holiday gadget gift guide...

Whether they are for loved ones, for the home or need something on a tight budget? The Straits Times' gadget gift guide has them all. Note that the prices listed here are the recommended retail prices - you can probably find more attractive offers dur...

 2019-12-10 10:00 

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What we really want for Christmas...

On Irene Tham's wishlist. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 09:52 

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi told to 'stop the genocide' in UN court showdown...

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi faced calls for Myanmar to...

 2019-12-10 09:49 

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Grab driver filched phone left behind by passenger, rated himself 5 stars...

SINGAPORE: When a passenger left her phone behind in his vehicle, a Grab driver took it and gave himself a five-star rating, before throwing the ......

 2019-12-10 09:42 

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Mothercare sales stumble on global retail woes...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Struggling baby products retailer Mothercare reported a 8.4 per cent drop in half-year worldwide sales on Tuesday (Dec 10), hit by past troubles at its UK operations and tough macroeconomic conditions in the Middle East and China.. Read...

 2019-12-10 09:39 

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Malaysia's Mahathir hopeful of 1MDB settlement with Goldman soon...

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is hopeful of reaching an out-of-court settlement with Goldman Sachs over the 1MDB scandal soon, but ......

 2019-12-10 09:38 

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US trade offensive takes out WTO as global arbiter...

U.S. disruption of the global economic order reaches a major milestone on Tuesday as the World Trade Organization (WTO) loses its ability to ......

 2019-12-10 09:26 

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Cricket: Australia face stiff challenge in backyard scrap with New Zealand...

Australia opened their home season with a cakewalk against Pakistan but New Zealand should present a much stiffer challenge when they look to end ......

 2019-12-10 09:26 

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UN Security Council to meet over North Korea on Wednesday at US request...

The U.N. Security Council will meet on Wednesday, at the request of the United States, over missile launches by North Korea and the possibility of ......

 2019-12-10 09:25 

The Strait Times

The Big Story: Singaporeans most well-fed in the world, paddlers win gold at SEA Games...

SINGAPORE - Catch up with the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 09:19 

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French pension strikes expand, police gird for new protests...

PARIS (AP) - French airport workers, teachers and others joined nationwide strikes on Tuesday (Dec 10) as unions cranked up pressure on the government to scrap changes to the national retirement system.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 09:19 

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Six shot dead in Czech hospital attack, suspect shoots himself...

A gunman shot dead six people on Tuesday (Dec 10) at a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava in an unexplained attack, ......

 2019-12-10 09:16 

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Protests rage in north-east India over citizenship Bill...

GUWAHATI (AFP) - Protestors in northeast India set fire to tyres and cut down trees to block roads on Tuesday (Dec 10) in a shutdown across the region hours after lawmakers approved the government's new citizenship Bill.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2019-12-10 09:09 

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Singer Fish Leong says world 'still beautiful' after her divorce from businessman...

Fish Leong, 41, believes the...

 2019-12-10 09:08 

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US panel eyes sanctions for Indian minister over citizenship curb for Muslims...

NEW DELHI: A federal panel on religion has urged the United States to weigh sanctions against India's Home Minister Amit Shah if the south Asian ......

 2019-12-10 09:07 

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Domino's Pizza chairman Stephen Hemsley to step down...

Domino's Pizza Group on Tuesday said its long-serving Chairman Stephen Hemsley will step down from the board, four months after the British pizza ......

 2019-12-10 09:07 

The Strait Times

Qatar Emir to skip Riyadh summit, dampening hopes of thaw...

DOHA (AFP) - Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, will not attend the Gulf summit in Riyadh, state media reported Tuesday (Dec 10), dampening hopes of reconciliation between Doha and a Saudi-led bloc.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 09:06 

The Strait Times

US panel eyes sanctions for Indian minister Amit Shah over citizenship curb for Muslims...

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - A federal panel on religion has urged the United States to weigh sanctions against India's Home Minister Amit Shah if the south Asian nation adopts legislation to exclude Muslims from a path to citizenship for religious minoritie...

 2019-12-10 09:06 

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Jiu-jitsu: Singapore's Constance Lien wins SEA Games gold...

NEW CLARK CITY, Philippines: Constance Lien won Singapore's second gold in jiu-jitsu after beating Nguyen Ngoc Tu by submission in the finals of ......

 2019-12-10 09:00 

The Strait Times

3 people taken to SGH after fire breaks out at Bedok terraced house...

SINGAPORE - Three people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a Bedok terrace house on Sunday (Dec 8).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 08:59 

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Woman dies after Bukit Batok fire in which hose reels could not be used...

SINGAPORE: A woman injured in the Bukit Batok fire in November has died, a Singapore General Hospital (SGH) spokesperson said on Tuesday (Dec 10) ......

 2019-12-10 08:52 

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Luxury watch was gift for wife as family was unhappy he cut holiday short, says Najib in corruption trial...

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday (Dec 10) that he had purchased a RM466,330 (US$112,070) luxury watch for ......

 2019-12-10 08:52 

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Ask 'old people' for advice, world's oldest PM says to the youngest...

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, the world's oldest serving premier, said on Tuesday it would be a good idea for the world's youngest prime minister, ......

 2019-12-10 08:50 

The Strait Times

Bono: 'No compromise' on human rights in the Philippines...

MANILA (AFP) - U2 frontman Bono said on Tuesday (Dec 10) there must be no compromise on human rights, in a rebuke of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ahead of the Irish rockers' first Manila concert.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 08:48 

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Japanese man says he will admit guilt in court over 2016 killings of disabled people: Media...

TOKYO: A Japanese man accused of killing 19 disabled people at a care home south of Tokyo in 2016 said he will admit to the killings at his trial ......

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