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 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Eateries pull out all the stops to ensure customer safety...

From rolling out digital menus to providing diners with antiseptic wipes for their cutlery, eateries here are doing what they can to keep Covid-19 away.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Virus deaths surge in Florida, Alabama and North Carolina...

NEW YORK Alabama, Florida and North Carolina reported record daily increases in deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday, grim new milestones that mark a second wave of infections surging across much of the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Punchlines: July 16, 2020...

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 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Indonesia sees biggest daily jump of Covid-19 deaths...

JAKARTA Indonesia reported 87 new coronavirus deaths yesterday, its biggest daily jump so far, bringing the total number of fatalities to 3,797, its Health Ministry said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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S'pore drops 2 spots to be world's 14th most costly city for expats: Poll...

Singapore has fallen two places over the past 12 months to be the 14th most expensive city in the world for expatriates and it is now the seventh priciest in Asia, according to a new survey.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Wuhan residents unite to battle the floods...

WUHAN After its arduous battle against the coronavirus outbreak, Wuhan, the city hardest hit by the epidemic in China, is now uniting to fight against another enemy - flooding.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Train To Busan sequel with amped-up action...

The cast and director of zombie movie Train To Busan: Peninsula would like to welcome everyone back to reopened cinemas, but they add a note of caution.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Analysts see AirAsia surviving current challenges...

Malaysia's biggest airline AirAsia should be able to weather its current financial difficulties, say analysts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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160,000 in Catalonia back under lockdown...

MADRID Some 160,000 people in the Spanish region of Catalonia returned to confinement yesterday as the authorities scrambled to control a fresh surge of coronavirus infections in the area, just weeks after a nationwide lockdown was lifted.. Read more at s...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Keppel secures two vessel contracts worth $73m...

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly owned subsidiaries in Singapore and Brazil, secured two contracts worth a combined value of about $73 million.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Hong Kong reports more unlinked cases, ninth death...

HONG KONG Hong Kong yesterday continued to grapple with its worst coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began, reporting a slew of new cases as the authorities stepped up social distancing measures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Leaner Jokic ready for return...

LOS ANGELES Nikola Jokic, returning from a positive coronavirus test, completed his quarantine on Tuesday and watched his Denver Nuggets teammates practise at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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SGX queries Biolidics over A*Star licence agreement...

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) yesterday posed queries to Biolidics about a licence agreement the Catalist-listed firm had inked, as well as the timing of its trading halt and announcement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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NCMP posts will allow PSP members to contribute...

Progress Singapore Party vice-chairman Hazel Poa and assistant secretary-general Leong Mun Wai should consider that there is absolutely nothing wrong in taking up the Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) positions even if they are against the scheme in principle (P...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Go green, even if it costs more...

Dr Jimmy Chih is correct - there is always a market for goods and commodities produced without due consideration for the harmful effects on the earth and its future inhabitants (Be mindful of increased costs associated with climate change policies, July 1...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Disneyland Paris reopens, but no hugs for Mickey and Donald...

Some of the first visitors arriving at Disneyland Paris yesterday as the theme park in Marne-la-Vallee, near Paris, reopened its doors to the public after being shut for four months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Guidelines on 'fair, consistent' sentencing of errant doctors...

A panel headed by Justice Judith Prakash yesterday issued sentencing guidelines to help the medical profession...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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From fear to joy: New study on feelings towards Covid-19...

The feelings of people around the world about Covid-19 have shifted from fear to anger and joy as the pandemic developed, according to a study led by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) that analysed 20 million tweets on Twitter from January to April.....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Chilean police training dogs to sniff out Covid-19 in humans...

SANTIAGO Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the coronavirus by sniffing their sweat.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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30 Days Of Art With NAC: The Lost Year by Gwee Li Sui...

The months after are pretty routine, boring even. Public spaces, hawker centres and theatres are packed again while, for many, evenings mean window shopping. Cross-border travel resumes fully. People believe that they are returning to the lives they had w...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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5 Things to do today...

This day in 1969, the Saturn V rocket launched the Apollo 11 mission from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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RWS retrenches staff to cope with 'devastating' Covid-19 fallout...

Integrated resort operator Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is laying off a significant number of employees as it grapples with the...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Mediacorp says sorry for portrayal of paedophile character in drama...

Mediacorp has apologised for a controversial paedophile character with a penchant for young boys in Channel 8 drama series My Guardian Angels, which wrapped its run in May.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Nicklaus wants to hold your hand, and shake it...

DUBLIN (Ohio) The congratulatory handshake with Jack Nicklaus that follows a win at the Memorial Tournament is a coveted prize in golf, and the 18-time Major champion said on Tuesday he will not let the Covid-19 pandemic get in the way of tradition.. Read...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Tender awarded for floating platform project...

The project to redevelop the Marina Bay floating platform into a permanent space for large-scale national events has been awarded to a consultant team led by Woha Architects.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Barisan Sosialis holds record for seats won by opposition party...

Dr Chia Kee Seng wrote in his Forum letter that...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Comet's 2020 Earth odyssey...

A comet has been captured on camera streaking across the sky over Stonehenge in England.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

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There's a pilot for the Asean travel bubble. Here is how to make it work....

The recently announced reciprocal green lane agreement between Singapore and Malaysia is a small but significant step forward, not just bilaterally but also in the broader context of how countries in South-east Asia can safely reopen their borders amid an...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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United dig in for top-4 goal...

LONDON Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that his Manchester United side are...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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S'pore's testing rate is tops in Asean, with over 1m swabs done...

As at July 13, Singapore has tested over one million swabs from around 520,000 people for Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Style can wait, Lampard just happy with 3 points...

LONDON Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea are struggling with nerves as they chase a place in the Champions League next season after Olivier Giroud scored the only goal in a 1-0 Premier League win over already relegated Norwich at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Thrillers galore with zombies, immortal renegades and prison-breakers...

The zombie spectacular Train To Busan: Peninsula (NC16, 116 minutes, Rating: 3.5 Stars) steams into the station just as Singapore cinemas swing their doors open after being closed for more than three months to curb the spread of Covid-19.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Sports World: EPL transfer window to begin from July 27...

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 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Signs of young voters' crucial role in GE2020 outcome...

The first signs that young voters might have been crucial in the outcome of last Friday's general election came early on Saturday morning as the results were still sinking in.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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World's population may peak by 2064, fall to 8.8b by 2100...

NEW YORK United Nations demographers have anticipated since last year that the world's population may stop growing by 2100 as fertility rates decline, projecting a peak of 10.9 billion people by the century's end, compared with roughly 7.8 billion...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Vital for political leaders to engage youth...

Sengkang GRC is a relatively young estate. In future, when new estates such as those in Bidadari, the Southern waterfront, Tengah and Tampines North are fully developed, they will attract younger voters to move in and set up home.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Woods up to speed in record title bid...

DUBLIN (Ohio) Tiger Woods has claimed that he is going to win the Memorial Tournament this week despite it being his first competitive event in five months and in doing so, make PGA Tour history.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Fish Leong and Namewee nominated in Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards...

Malaysian fans may be looking forward to this year's Taiwan Golden Melody Awards after Malaysian singers Fish Leong, Namewee and Penny Tai made it to the list of nominees unveiled yesterday. Leong, who last year released The Sun Also Rises, her first ...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Naya Rivera's death ruled accidental drowning...

LOS ANGELES Glee star Naya Rivera (left) died of accidental drowning, the Ventura County medical examiner said on Tuesday, marking the third tragic death of a cast member from the popular television musical series.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Leicester tipped to bounce back from bashing...

LONDON Brendan Rodgers believes Leicester are in a...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Qin Lan's views on womanhood draw support from netizens...

BEIJING Chinese actress Qin Lan, who played Empress Fuca in the hit Chinese period drama Story Of Yanxi Palace (2018), has strong words for those who are excessively concerned about her personal life.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Readers catch star-studded ChildAid concert from home...

Bringing together patrons and artists through the power of music, virtual fund-raising concert ChildAid 2020 - Virtually Yours delighted online viewers with a star-studded show yesterday evening.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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16 killed, 23 missing after flash floods strike Sulawesi...

JAKARTA Flash floods and landslides have killed at least 16 people and displaced hundreds in a district on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials at the country's disaster mitigation agency said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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On social media...

Taiwanese actress Ady An has not been active in the entertainment industry since she married Macau tycoon Levo Chan in 2017.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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China vows payback as US scraps HK's special status...

China and the United States are locked in an ugly showdown after US President Donald Trump revoked Hong Kong's special status and legislated sanctions, bringing further uncertainty to the future of the financial centre still reeling from months of pol...

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Tokyo raises Covid-19 alert to highest amid spike in cases...

Tokyo raised its Covid-19 alert to the highest on a four-tier scale yesterday, as the recent surge in infections in Japan's capital city began to spill over from nightlife hot spots into other areas.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Train collision near Prague leaves one dead, dozens injured...

PRAGUE A train driver died and dozens of passengers were injured when a passenger train collided with a stationary freight train near Prague, a Czech minister and rescuers said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Babysitter admits lying to police over medication...

A babysitter accused of poisoning two babies under her care admitted in court yesterday that she had lied in a police statement and in a court document.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 21:00 

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Frasers Property brings in TCC as capital partner...

Frasers Property has brought in a strategic capital partner for the south wing of Northpoint City.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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