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 2021-01-15 07:04 

The Strait Times

Sharp rise in number of road potholes after heavy rains...

The Land Transport Authority is combing the roads and making repairs as soon as possible.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 07:04 

The Strait Times

Hundreds of Central Americans gather for caravan aiming to reach United States...

US President-elect Joe Biden has promised a more humane approach to migration. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 07:00 

The Strait Times

Former premier Mahathir says DAP wanted Sabah's Shafie Apdal as PM...

He said his party Pejuang aimed to be a...

 2021-01-15 07:00 

Tech in Asia

Tencent Music's business model could offer clues on Spotify's ambitions...

There is a wide gap between Spotify and Tencent Music's businesses, but the Chinese firm's model could present a new chapter for the Swedish music app....

 2021-01-15 07:00 

The Strait Times

Indian army to set up new human rights cell in the wake of extrajudicial killings...

BANGALORE - An Indian army officer is facing criminal charges in Kashmir for allegedly carrying out the extrajudicial executions of three civilians, after he falsely claimed they were unidentified militants.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 07:00 

The Strait Times

Theatre review: A magnificent #Theatre, with its own humanity...

THEATRE. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 06:57 

The Strait Times

Ocean seagrass 'Neptune balls' trap plastic waste...

PARIS (AFP) - Underwater seagrass in coastal areas appear to trap bits of plastic in natural bundles of fibre known as...

 2021-01-15 06:54 

The Strait Times

Investors resigned to Trump's China ban, with Biden seen changing little...

Financial executives are settling in for the long haul over the Trump administration's investment ban on Chinese securities, expecting the rules to be lasting but hoping to have more clarity after President-elect Joe Biden takes office.. Read more at ...

 2021-01-15 06:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia downloads data from flight recorder of downed Sriwijaya Air jet...

Indonesian investigators have successfully downloaded information from the flight data recorder (FDR) of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into ......

 2021-01-15 06:45 

Tech in Asia

Deep Dive: How CoAssets lost its investors millions of dollars...

Hundreds have filed police reports against the business and its former CEO....

 2021-01-15 06:43 

The Strait Times

US says Capitol rioters meant to 'capture and assassinate' officials...

Prosecutors and federal agents have begun bringing more serious charges tied to violence at the Capitol. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 06:34 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Indonesia's Sulawesi island rocked by strong earthquake...

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 2021-01-15 06:30 

Channel NewsAsia

INEOS Team UK make perfect start to Challenger Series...

After losing all of their races in the December regatta INEOS Team UK staged a remarkable turnaround on Friday to win their opening two races of ......

 2021-01-15 06:28 

Tech in Asia

Singapore-based edtech firm Geniebook expands into Vietnam...

The company said it recorded an annual recurring revenue of US$10 million in 2020....

 2021-01-15 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Tellurian aims for Louisiana LNG construction start this summer...

The co-founder of U.S. LNG developer Tellurian said Thursday that the company is targeting this summer to begin construction of its US$16.8 ......

 2021-01-15 06:22 

Tech in Asia

US bans Americans from investing in Xiaomi, other Chinese tech firms...

The move comes after the US shelved plans to blacklist Chinese tech titan Alibaba, WeChat owner Tencent, and search engine Baidu....

 2021-01-15 06:11 

The Strait Times

New private home sales up 57%, highest for December in 8 years: URA data...

Buyers jumped in, expecting further price increases with a post-pandemic recovery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 06:11 

Channel NewsAsia

US shale producers lock in future sales as oil prices rise to one-year high...

U.S. shale producers are taking advantage of the oil market's rally to levels not seen in nearly a year by locking in prices for future sales, ......

 2021-01-15 06:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Goldman eyes deals to boost Marcus - sources...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc is considering acquisitions to bulk up its consumer banking unit Marcus, after the Wall Street firm slowed loan and ......

 2021-01-15 06:04 

The Strait Times

Indonesia downloads data from flight recorder of downed Sriwijaya Air jet...

The search for the plane's other...

 2021-01-15 06:01 

Channel NewsAsia

E-sports tournament in Singapore to go ahead after 3 Brazil participants test positive for COVID-19...

SINGAPORE: E-sports tournament M2 World Championship will proceed as scheduled on Jan 18 even though three participants from Brazil tested ......

 2021-01-15 05:54 

The Strait Times

BHG Singapore to open new concept store at Raffles City by end Jan, taking over from Robinsons...

The department store will open a new concept store showcasing its best beauty, fashion, and home and living products.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:48 

The Strait Times

World edges close to 2 million Covid-19 deaths, led by US...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Led by the US, the world is about to hit a frightening Covid-19 benchmark, with 2 million people dead and few expectations for the numbers to start dropping any time soon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:38 

The Strait Times

Orchard Towers murder: Man who threw away bloodstained shirt jailed for five months...

Loo Boon Chong was among a group of 7 originally charged with the murder of Mr Satheesh Noel Gobidass.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Government hoping to engage more citizen translators to improve translation in four languages: MCI...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Communication and Information (MCI) hopes to engage more citizen translators to translate materials and spot errors, ......

 2021-01-15 05:31 

Channel NewsAsia

International students launch campaign to return to Australia amid border closures...

SYDNEY: An official petition to Australian lawmakers urging them to exempt international students from border closures has received nearly 3,000 ......

 2021-01-15 05:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippines extends travel ban until Jan 31 to limit spread of COVID-19 variant...

MANILA: The Philippines on Friday (Jan 15) extended entry restrictions on travellers from 32 locations to curb the spread of the COVID-19 variant ......

 2021-01-15 05:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Mourinho helped me win more penalties, says Man Utd's Rashford...

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford said his former manager Jose Mourinho had helped him become more...

 2021-01-15 05:21 

The Strait Times

China may allow imports of some stranded Australian coal cargoes...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China is considering accepting some stranded Australian coal cargoes, an effort that would help ease a logjam of vessels that have stacked up off its coast for months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:17 

The Strait Times

US band Green Day cancel Singapore concert...

The band have also cancelled the rest of their shows in Asian cities such as Seoul and Bangkok.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump's China tech war backfires on automakers as chips run short...

Automakers around the world are shutting assembly lines because of a global shortage of semiconductors that in some cases has been exacerbated by ......

 2021-01-15 05:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Man arrested for possessing, importing airsoft guns without licence...

SINGAPORE: A 38-year-old man has been arrested for possessing and importing airsoft guns without a valid licence, the Singapore Police Force ......

 2021-01-15 05:09 

The Strait Times

CDP account holders can use SingPass to view their stock portfolios from Feb 1...

Central Depository (CDP) account holders will soon be able to use SingPass to view their securities portfolios and access account statements on the CDP Internet investor portal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:09 

The Strait Times

India plans 20m doses of Covid-19 vaccine supply to neighbours...

Some of supplies may be free and treated as aid.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:00 

The Strait Times

Guoco Group offers to take GL private at 70 cents per share...

A wholly owned special purpose vehicle of Hong Kong-listed Guoco Group intends to make a voluntary conditional cash offer of 70 cents per share to take GL Limited private and delist it from the Singapore Exchange.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:00 

The Strait Times

Ask The Vet...

SINGAPORE - In this fortnightly column, veterinarians from the National Parks Board answer questions about pet health and behaviour.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 05:00 

The Strait Times

Redesigning education to empower next generation of Singaporeans for a post-pandemic world...

Design Education Summit 2021 brings together educators, professionals and experts to redesign teaching and learning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:58 

The Strait Times

Caught off-guard by scant testing, Japan battered by Covid-19 winter...

From the start, Japan did fewer tests than other major economies, focusing on infection clusters and contact tracing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Caught off-guard by scant testing, Japan battered by COVID-19 winter...

TOKYO: Japan missed opportunities to coordinate coronavirus testing and secure hospital beds in the months before the pandemic's third wave, ......

 2021-01-15 04:39 

Channel NewsAsia

China air quality improved in 2020 on lockdowns, tougher quality control...

SHANGHAI: China's air quality improved last year, benefiting from COVID-19 related shutdowns as well as tougher industrial controls, government ......

 2021-01-15 04:37 

The Strait Times

Biden's inauguration rehearsal postponed over security concerns...

The FBI said it was looking into individuals who could possibly threaten the safety of the inauguration.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:35 

Channel NewsAsia

One-way Cook Island travel bubble to New Zealand to start next week...

WELLINGTON: People from the Cook Islands can start quarantine-free travel to New Zealand next week, the two governments said on Friday (Jan 15), ......

 2021-01-15 04:35 

The Strait Times

Police impunity shows no signs of abating in the Philippines: Inquirer...

The paper says that cellphone cameras have become the ordinary citizen's weapon against abuse and harassment by law enforcers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:31 

The Strait Times

China to greenlight RCEP in six months...

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - China will complete the necessary domestic approval procedures for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement within six months, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday (Jan 14).. Read more at str...

 2021-01-15 04:30 

The Strait Times

Zapping Covid-19: Tech sector takes aim at virus with new gadgetry at CES...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - From virus-zapping drones to smart masks to disease-predicting wearables, the tech sector is showcasing ways to detect and mitigate the coronavirus outbreak.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:26 

The Strait Times

Man arrested for possessing and importing 47 airsoft guns...

A 38-year old man was arrested on Wednesday (Jan 13) for the possession and importation of airsoft guns without a valid licence.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:25 

The Strait Times

Bitcoin claws back most of losses from this week's swift plunge...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Bitcoin has recovered most of the eye-popping losses registered at the start of the week, proving naysayers were too quick again to forecast the end of the recent surge in the controversial digital asset.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Hyundai Motor Group to build first overseas fuel cell system plant in China...

Hyundai Motor Group has signed an investment pact with the government of China's southern province of Guangdong to build its first overseas fuel ......

 2021-01-15 04:18 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Japan to ban entry of foreign athletes during virus emergency...

The suspension will last until Feb 7 in Tokyo and other major cities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-15 04:18 

The Strait Times

Prayer in the Covid-19 pandemic: giving dignity to the dead in Buddhist Thailand...

BANGKOK (AFP) - In Thailand, Buddhist funerals can last up to 100 days - but the coronavirus pandemic is forcing families to drastically tone down their traditions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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