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 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Malaysia's poorest can breathe easier, but jobs still at stake...

Makcik Kiah has become a viral sensation in Malaysia as the hypothetical auntie set to benefit from Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's headline-grabbing RM250 billion (S$83.4 billion) stimulus package unveiled on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

'Draw' with a needle...

If you enjoy needlework but lack the patience for knitting or embroidery, needle punching may be the craft for you.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Try your hand at tie-dyeing...

Tie-dyed fabric is often associated with hippie-esque youths, but Mrs Autumn Brown describes her shibori workshops as tie-dyeing for adults.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Grow local...

With global panic buying, some countries moving towards food protectionism and more nations going into lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, food security has been thrust into the spotlight.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Family in isolation: Creating space and fun...

With thousands of Singaporeans in self-isolation because of the Covid-19 crisis, families may be wondering how best to prepare if they need to hunker down at home.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 'cures'? Don't try these at home...

From downing silver potions to cow urine, here are seven dodgy Covid-19 cures people have tried, often at their own peril.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Food they are stocking up on...

Li, who is single, lives alone in a semi-detached bungalow.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

5 transporting books to read...

When travel is curtailed, books with a wandering theme take readers on inner journeys to far-flung places. Here are five books I enjoy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Get your fix of alcoholic drinks...

The Old Man Singapore The bar, ranked No. 38 on the World's 50 Best Bars list, is offering signature cocktails ($17 nett) like the negroni-inspired The Sun Also Rises and classic cocktails such as Old Fashioned ($22 to $26 nett) - for takeaway.. Read ...

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Cooped up at home, but all is well...

Siblings Nathan and Phoebe Foong have been waking up for school, where they stand at attention for the National Anthem during assembly before heading to the canteen.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Lessons from organising my pantry...

When you cook and bake and have never seen a condiment you are not curious about, things pile up in the pantry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 20:42 

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Toughest weeks ahead in coronavirus fight, warns French PM...

The next two weeks will be the toughest yet in the fight against coronavirus in France, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe warned on Saturday as his ......

 2020-03-28 20:11 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: New York postpones presidential primary...

NEW YORK (AFP) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday (March 28) the state will postpone its presidential primary election by nearly two months, citing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 20:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Spanish PM announces stricter lockdown measures to tackle coronavirus...

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday announced stricter lockdown measures that will force all non-essential workers to stay at home ......

 2020-03-28 19:58 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Hundreds to be evacuated from virus-hit ship off Panama...

PANAMA CITY (REUTERS) - Hundreds of passengers on a cruise ship, where four people have died and over 130 others have influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be transferred to a sister ship, Panamanian authorities said o...

 2020-03-28 19:50 

The Strait Times

Football: Juventus players, coach agree pay cut due to coronavirus...

TURIN, ITALY (REUTERS) - Juventus players and coach Maurizio Sarri have reached an agreement over a wage reduction that will save the Italian champions 90 million (S$140 million) in the 2019/2020 financial year, the Serie A club announced on Saturday (Mar...

 2020-03-28 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

F1 could race into January if necessary, says Binotto...

Formula One could shorten grand prix weekends and race into January if that helps salvage a season ravaged by the coronavirus, according to ......

 2020-03-28 19:39 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: France reports 319 more deaths, PM warns 'battle only starting'...

PARIS (AFP) - France on Saturday (March 28) reported 319 more deaths in hospital caused by the coronavirus, bringing the total toll of the epidemic in the country to 2,314.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 19:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy's COVID-19 death toll shoots past 10,000...

Italy's world-topping coronavirus death toll shot past 10,000 on Saturday and showed few sign of slowing down....

 2020-03-28 19:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy's COVID-19 death toll tops 10,000 despite long lockdown...

Italy's world-topping coronavirus death toll shot past 10,000 on Saturday and showed few sign of slowing down....

 2020-03-28 19:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: UEFA president admits that current season may not finish...

The head of European soccer's governing body said that the current season could be...

 2020-03-28 19:20 

The Strait Times

Formula One: F1 could race into January if necessary, says Ferrari's Binotto...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Formula One could shorten grand prix weekends and race into January (2021) if that helps salvage a season ravaged by the coronavirus, according to Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 18:58 

Channel NewsAsia

Ex-Venezuela general charged with drug trafficking surrenders to US...

A retired Venezuelan general has turned himself over to Colombian authorities after the United States charged him with drug-trafficking and ......

 2020-03-28 18:52 

The Strait Times

Football: Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin admits current season may not finish...

ROME (REUTERS) - The head of European soccer's governing body said that the current season could be...

 2020-03-28 18:45 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Canada PM Justin Trudeau says no air, train travel for those with symptoms...

MONTREAL (AFP) - Any Canadians showing possible symptoms of having the novel coronavirus will not be allowed to board trains or planes for domestic travel, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday (March 28).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

French chess team quarantined in Russia plan next move...

When a group of French chess players travelled to the Russian Arctic city of Murmansk for a tournament this month, they didn't expect to end up in ......

 2020-03-28 18:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran to use 20% of state budget to fight coronavirus...

Iran is to allocate 20per cent of its annual state budget to fighting the coronavirus outbreak in the country, one of the worst-hit in the world, ......

 2020-03-28 18:34 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Trump struggles with tone in virus crisis, aides urge more empathy...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The coronavirus pandemic is forcing President Donald Trump to show empathy to console Americans under siege, and it's not easy for a brash leader more accustomed to bellicose politics.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Virus cases spike after Australia cruise ship stand-off ends...

Dozens more passengers on a cruise ship docked in Western Australia showed symptoms of coronavirus Saturday after the vessel was allowed ashore ......

 2020-03-28 18:06 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Europe's death toll surges as China's Wuhan cautiously reopens...

ROME (AFP) - The accelerating death toll from the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe surged past 20,000 in Europe on Saturday (March 28), with hardest-hit Italy and Spain both reporting more than 800 dead in a single day.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-03-28 17:48 

Channel NewsAsia

European tourists evacuated from Bali after flights cancelled...

Hundreds of European tourists stranded in Bali were evacuated from the Indonesian holiday island on Saturday after their flights were cancelled ......

 2020-03-28 17:47 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Pope Francis and closest aides do not have bug, says Vatican...

VATICAN CITY (REUTERS) - The Vatican said on Saturday (March 28) that tests carried out in the residence where Pope Francis lives showed that the 83-year-old pontiff and his closest aides do not have coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 17:42 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea virus test-kit makers approved to export to US...

Three South Korean coronavirus test-kit makers have been given the green light to export their devices to the United States, officials said Saturday....

 2020-03-28 17:37 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Death toll in Italy tops 10,000...

ROME (AFP) - Italy's world-topping coronavirus death toll shot past 10,000 on Saturday (March 28) and showed little sign of slowing down.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 17:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Turkey's coronavirus deaths up to 108, with 1,704 new cases...

Turkey's death toll from the coronavirus increased by 16 to 108 on Saturday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,704 to 7,402, Health ......

 2020-03-28 17:22 

Channel NewsAsia

India to use some train coaches as coronavirus isolation wards...

India said on Saturday it was planning to turn some railway coaches into isolation wards for patients with coronavirus, as authorities scramble to ......

 2020-03-28 17:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Taliban says no to Afghan negotiators...

The Taliban on Saturday rejected an Afghan government negotiation team set up to hold talks with the insurgent group in a bid to end the country's ......

 2020-03-28 16:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Coronavirus cases in Greece pass 1,000...

Greece confirmed 95 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, according to health authorities, bringing the total to 1,061 since the country's first ......

 2020-03-28 16:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Swiss virus death toll hits 235 as official says worst case scenario 'not yet materialised'...

The death toll in Switzerland from coronavirus had climbed to 235 while total cases stand at 13,213, the health ministry said on Saturday, though ......

 2020-03-28 16:47 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Trump may quarantine New York, New Jersey and Connecticut...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Donald Trump said he is considering an enforced quarantine for parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to curb the US coronavirus outbreak.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 16:38 

Channel NewsAsia

'Just one case': Fears coronavirus may spread like wildfire in world's refugee camps...

In the world's largest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, filmmaker Mohammed Arafat has been making public safety videos to warn about the dangers ......

 2020-03-28 16:35 

The Strait Times

Athletics: Iran Olympic discus trailblazer Hadadi has coronavirus...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Ehsan Hadadi, Iran's first Olympic track and field medallist, has tested positive for coronavirus, World Athletics reported on Saturday (March 28).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 16:18 

The Strait Times

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hits Indonesia: EMSC...

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Indonesia on Saturday (March 28), the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Cancel County Championship if it can't be played in full, says Cook...

Former England captain Alastair Cook on Saturday called on cricket chiefs to cancel the English County Championship if the season cannot be played ......

 2020-03-28 16:13 

Channel NewsAsia

'Today it's our turn: French rugby clubs raise funds to help coronavirus victims, carers...

French rugby clubs are taking the shirts off their backs as a way of displaying the...

 2020-03-28 16:12 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: English Premier League players may be told to stop training amid uncertainty over restart...

(THE GUARDIAN) - The English Premier League is ready to accept the inevitable over the coronavirus pandemic and tell its footballers to take a break from training, as doubts increase over the likelihood of restarting the season in a month's time.. Rea...

 2020-03-28 15:56 

Channel NewsAsia

NHL looks to possible Stanley Cup playoff run into August...

National Hockey League officials still want to finish the regular season and stage a full playoffs despite a coronavirus pandemic shutdown, even ......

 2020-03-28 15:55 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Russia to close borders as crisis escalates...

MOSCOW (BLOOMBERG) - Russia, the largest country by area, will temporarily shut all its borders starting March 30 after the number of coronavirus infections increased sharply over the last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-03-28 15:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Baseball: MLB, players union set terms for shortened season...

Major League Baseball and its players union have reached a deal on business issues ahead of a likely shortened 2020 season in the wake of the ......

 2020-03-28 15:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf: Fleetwood wants Ryder Cup to be 'shining light' after virus...

Tommy Fleetwood on Saturday said he wants the Ryder Cup to provide a...

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