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 2020-06-03 12:15 

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SoftBank launches US$100 million fund investing in 'people of colour'...

TOKYO: SoftBank Group Corp is launching a US$100 million fund to invest in...

 2020-06-03 12:15 

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SoftBank launches US$100 million fund investing in 'people of colour'...

TOKYO: SoftBank Group Corp is launching a US$100 million fund to invest in...

 2020-06-03 12:10 

The Strait Times

Najib says Malaysia polls likely if political uncertainty stays...

KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak warned of a...

 2020-06-03 12:06 

The Strait Times

10 months' jail for trio who assaulted policeman at St James Power Station...

SINGAPORE - The trio who assaulted a plainclothes policeman on duty at a St James Power Station club in 2017 were each sentenced to 10 months' jail on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 12:05 

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Assistant coach Burgos to leave Atletico at end of season...

Atletico Madrid's long-serving assistant coach German...

 2020-06-03 12:05 

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Three Windies players opt out of England tour over COVID-19 fears...

West Indies named a 14-man squad for next month's proposed three-test series in England, with three players refusing to travel due to the novel ......

 2020-06-03 12:04 

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Business and official travellers on Singapore-China 'fast lane' arrangement must get COVID-19 swab tests...

SINGAPORE: The Singapore-China...

 2020-06-03 12:01 

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Malaysia reports 93 new COVID-19 cases...

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia reported 93 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday (Jun 3), including two Malaysians. The other 91 cases are foreigners. Health ......

 2020-06-03 12:00 

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South China Sea security issues pushed reversal on US military pact: Philippine envoy...

Security issues in the disputed South China Sea helped convince the Philippines to delay quitting a key US military pact, the nation's envoy to ......

 2020-06-03 11:56 

The Strait Times

Sias calls for Hyflux directors to step down amid probe over corporate governance lapses...

SINGAPORE - The Securities Investors Association (Singapore), or Sias, is calling for the directors of embattled water treatment firm Hyflux to step down.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 11:55 

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SoftBank launches US$100 million fund investing in 'people of color'...

SoftBank Group Corp is launching a US$100 million fund to invest in...

 2020-06-03 11:45 

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Spanish season kicks off again with second half of abandoned Rayo-Albacete...

The Spanish soccer season will restart a day earlier than originally planned on June 10 with the second half of a second division match between ......

 2020-06-03 11:45 

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Football: Spanish season to kick off again with second half of abandoned Rayo-Albacete...

MADRID: The Spanish football season will restart a day earlier than originally planned on Jun 10 with the second half of a second division match ......

 2020-06-03 11:40 

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Ericsson shares boosted after 5G contract win in Canada, beating Huawei...

Ericsson shares hit a high for the year after the Swedish telecom equipment maker increased its footprint in Canada by winning a 5G contract from ......

 2020-06-03 11:40 

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Romanian league to resume on June 12, confirms LPF...

BUCHAREST: Romania's professional league (LPF) confirmed on Wednesday that the top-flight season will restart on June 12 as the playoffs between ......

 2020-06-03 11:35 

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Coty in talks to collaborate with Kim Kardashian for cosmetics line...

Coty Inc is in talks with reality TV star Kim Kardashian West over a potential collaboration for a beauty line, the cosmetics maker disclosed in ......

 2020-06-03 11:35 

The Strait Times

Asian Insider, June 3: Cyclone Nisarga lands near Mumbai, Japan faces second coronavirus wave, Hong Kong debates anthem Bill...

Hi all, In today's bulletin: Cyclone Nisarga lands near Mumbai, Japan faces a second coronavirus wave, Hong Kong debates the anthem Bill, Malaysia unwinds 5G allocations after doubts raised, Malaysia's Movement Control Order to be discussed, and m...

 2020-06-03 11:32 

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COVID-19 death toll among nurses doubled in past month: Nurses' group...

More than 600 nurses worldwide are known to have died from COVID-19, which has infected an estimated 450,000 healthcare workers, the International ......

 2020-06-03 11:30 

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Saudi, Russia reach deal on oil cuts, raising pressure on laggards...

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have agreed a preliminary deal to extend existing record oil production cuts by one month while ......

 2020-06-03 11:28 

The Strait Times

Sweden should have done more to combat coronavirus, health chief says...

STOCKHOLM (REUTERS) - Sweden should have done more to combat the coronavirus, the epidemiologist behind a national strategy that avoided the strict lockdowns seen in many other countries said on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 11:26 

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South African Rugby posts modest profit for 2019...

CAPE TOWN: South African Rugby announced a modest post-tax profit of 8.5-million rand (US$498,826.29) for 2019 on Wednesday, but chief executive ......

 2020-06-03 11:19 

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Dengue cases this year could surpass 2013 peak unless urgent action taken: NEA...

The number of weekly dengue cases is expected to exceed the historical high of 891 unless urgent action community action is taken, the National ......

 2020-06-03 11:18 

The Strait Times

New rules, including Covid-19 pre-departure and post-arrival tests, set for essential Singapore-China business travel...

For a start, the scheme will apply only for business and official travel, for flights between Singapore and six provinces in China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 11:14 

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China drives global oil demand recovery out of coronavirus collapse...

China's oil demand has recovered to more than 90per cent of the levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic struck early this year, a surprisingly ......

 2020-06-03 11:10 

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UK doctors to trial ibuprofen in COVID-19 patients with breathing difficulties...

LONDON: British doctors are trialling a formulation of anti-inflammatory ibuprofen to see if it reduces respiratory failure in patients with ......

 2020-06-03 11:10 

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Floyd killing shows 'true face' of US: Iran's Khamenei...

TEHERAN (AFP) - The police killing of unarmed African-American George Floyd shows the...

 2020-06-03 11:05 

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China jibes US on human rights ahead of Tiananmen anniversary...

BEIJING: Chinese state media has been revelling in days of chaotic protests in the United States and highlighting President Donald Trump's threat ......

 2020-06-03 11:00 

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Former HR manager of Hyflux subsidiary Hydrochem charged with corruption...

SINGAPORE: A former HR manager of Hyflux subsidiary Hydrochem was charged with three counts of corruption on Wednesday (Jun 3). Khoo Chen Ee, a ......

 2020-06-03 11:00 

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Fans won't return to Spanish stadiums for now - junior sports minister...

Fans will not be able to attend Spanish soccer matches when the season resumes after being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic on June 10 for ......

 2020-06-03 11:00 

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Fans won't return to Spanish stadiums for now: Junior sports minister...

MADRID: Fans will not be able to attend Spanish soccer matches when the season resumes after being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic on Jun 10 ......

 2020-06-03 11:00 

The Strait Times

Nature's tweets: Listen to songs of native birds as Singapore hums back to life...

SINGAPORE - The circuit breaker period has ended, and the city is slowly humming back to life.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 10:55 

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Former Arsenal striker Henry calls for urgent change after Floyd death...

Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has added his voice to protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in ......

 2020-06-03 10:54 

The Strait Times

9 students fined over unlawful gathering in apartment, man faces charges linked to Covid-19 outbreak...

SINGAPORE - Nine students from India were fined on Wednesday (June 3) for unlawfully gathering in an apartment on May 5, while circuit breaker measures were still in effect.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 10:49 

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Man fined for abusing dog that was found malnourished and near death in a cage...

SINGAPORE: A man left a dog he had adopted in a filthy cage placed in a room littered with dog excrement. It was discovered malnourished and near ......

 2020-06-03 10:48 

The Strait Times

Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on June 3...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Wednesday, June 3.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 10:45 

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Stock futures buoyed by optimism over economic revival...

U.S. stock index futures climbed on Wednesday, with Nasdaq futures inching closer to a record high as investors remained optimistic about an ......

 2020-06-03 10:45 

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Wall Street opens higher on recovery optimism...

U.S. stock index futures climbed on Wednesday, with Nasdaq futures inching closer to a record high as investors remained optimistic about an ......

 2020-06-03 10:45 

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Wall Street gains on Boeing, recovery hopes...

U.S. stock index futures climbed on Wednesday, with Nasdaq futures inching closer to a record high as investors remained optimistic about an ......

 2020-06-03 10:45 

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Wall Street rises on Boeing, economic recovery hopes...

A jump in Boeing shares led Wall Street higher on Wednesday, with investors hopeful of a rebound from a coronavirus-led economic slump amid ......

 2020-06-03 10:45 

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Wall Street closes sharply higher on signs of economic rebound...

A jump in Boeing shares led Wall Street higher on Wednesday, with investors hopeful of a rebound from a coronavirus-led economic slump amid ......

 2020-06-03 10:42 

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Football: Tottenham's Son Heung-min enjoyed 'tough' military service...

LONDON: Tottenham forward Son Heung-min says he enjoyed the...

 2020-06-03 10:41 

The Strait Times

Bedok Police Division nabs best land division award in virtual Police Day ceremony...

SINGAPORE - From arresting a mother who abandoned her baby in a rubbish chute, to nabbing a suspect who drove against traffic to evade capture, police officers at the Bedok Police Division have solved several high profile cases in the past year.. Read mor...

 2020-06-03 10:38 

The Strait Times

HK leader Carrie Lam says Beijing will not back down on new security law...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday (June 3) the central government will not back down on plans for national security legislation for the financial hub, even as Britain stepped up criticism of the move.. Read more at strait...

 2020-06-03 10:37 

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Nine students fined for gathering for tea and study in overcrowded apartment during circuit breaker...

SINGAPORE: Nine students were fined between S$2,500 and S$4,500 on Wednesday (Jun 3) for breaching COVID-19 regulations by gathering at a rented ......

 2020-06-03 10:32 

The Strait Times

Trump-Xi standoff over Hong Kong puts trade deal in spotlight...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - As China awaits US sanctions for cracking down on Hong Kong, recent murmurs in agriculture markets have increased worries that a trade deal between the world's two biggest economies could unravel.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2020-06-03 10:30 

The Strait Times

Football: Tottenham's Son Heung-min enjoyed 'tough' military service...

LONDON (AFP, REUTERS) - Tottenham forward Son Heung-min says he enjoyed the...

 2020-06-03 10:16 

The Strait Times

Employers who abuse Jobs Support Scheme could face charges under Penal Code, warns taxman...

SINGAPORE - The taxman has warned employers who abuse the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) to obtain higher payouts that they could be charged under the Penal Code and face up to 10 years' imprisonment and a fine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 10:15 

The Strait Times

National Jobs Council will create jobs and training opportunities on an unprecedented scale: SM Tharman...

SINGAPORE - The new National Jobs Council will work in the coming months to grow jobs and training opportunities on a much greater scale than anything attempted before, said its chairman Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Wednesday (June 3).. Read ...

 2020-06-03 10:15 

The Strait Times

Germany to lift coronavirus travel warning for Europe from June 15: Minister...

BERLIN (AFP) - Germany will lift its blanket travel warning for European nations from June 15, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Wednesday (June 3), as the continent looks to further ease restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus.. Read more at strai...

 2020-06-03 10:10 

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Iberdrola to invest up to 4 billion euros in French renewable energy...

Spanish utility Iberdrola said on Wednesday it will invest up to 4 billion euros (US$4.5 billion) over the next four years in France to develop ......

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