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 2020-06-03 17:39 

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Football: Newcastle fans angered by lack of refunds...

LONDON: The Newcastle United Supporters' Trust (NUST) has accused the club of a...

 2020-06-03 17:29 

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Healthcare staff win top Spain prize for 'spirit of sacrifice'...

MADRID: Spain's healthcare workers won the prestigious Princess of Asturias prize on Wednesday (Jun 3), with the jury hailing their...

 2020-06-03 17:26 

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Coronavirus: WHO to restart hydroxychloroquine study as risk data is questioned...

GENEVA (BLOOMBERG) - An international trial using hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 patients will be restarted after questions arose about a study linking the antimalarial drug to increased death and heart risks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 17:16 

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Heads of US automakers, other Michigan companies condemn racism, injustice...

Top executives of the Detroit Three automakers and other major Michigan employers on Wednesday condemned racism and injustice in the United States ......

 2020-06-03 17:11 

The Strait Times

US defence chief Mark Esper opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump threats...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday (June 3) he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now, despite President Donald Trump's threats to militarise Amer...

 2020-06-03 17:07 

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Spain reports first new COVID-19 death since May 31...

MADRID: Spain on Wednesday (Jun 3) reported its first death from the coronavirus since Sunday as the government sought parliament's backing for a ......

 2020-06-03 17:05 

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Mercedes keeping options open on Vettel, says Wolff...

Formula One champions Mercedes will not rule out Sebastian Vettel's chances of driving for them next year because they may need a replacement for ......

 2020-06-03 17:05 

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Maradona extends contract as coach of Gimnasia...

Diego Maradona will remain as coach of Argentine side Gimnasia y Esgrima until the end of the 2020-2021 season after extending his contract, the ......

 2020-06-03 17:02 

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Formula One: Mercedes keeping options open on Vettel, says Wolff...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Formula One champions Mercedes will not rule out Sebastian Vettel's chances of driving for them next year because they may need a replacement for Lewis Hamilton or Valtteri Bottas, team principal Toto Wolff said on Wednesday (June 3...

 2020-06-03 17:01 

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Hojbjerg could lose Southampton captaincy, says Hasenhuettl...

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl has warned Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg that he could be stripped of the captain's armband if he does not sign a ......

 2020-06-03 17:00 

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Tough for Clijsters to get back to top level - Ivanovic...

Kim Clijsters will find it hard to compete at the top level when the WTA Tour resumes following the coronavirus pandemic, says old rival and ......

 2020-06-03 17:00 

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Global smartphone shipments to fall 12per cent this year on virus woes: IDC...

Global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12per cent to 1.2 billion units in 2020, market research firm IDC said on Wednesday, citing lower ......

 2020-06-03 16:51 

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Global smartphone shipments to fall 12per cent this year on virus woes - IDC...

Global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12per cent to 1.2 billion units in 2020, market research firm IDC said on Wednesday, citing lower ......

 2020-06-03 16:50 

The Strait Times

Britain's Boris Johnson 'appalled and sickened' by George Floyd's death...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was appalled by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and that his message to President Donald Trump was that racism had no place in society.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 16:43 

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UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet slams 'structural racism' in US after protests...

GENEVA (AFP) - The UN rights chief decried on Wednesday (June 3)...

 2020-06-03 16:32 

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Vladimir Putin declares state of emergency over Siberian fuel spill...

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (June 3) ordered a state of emergency and criticised a subsidiary of metals giant Norilsk Nickel after a massive diesel spill into a Siberian river.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 16:30 

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Gilead's remdesivir could see US$7 billion in annual sales on stockpiling boost: analyst...

Gilead Sciences Inc's potential COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, could bring in more than US$7 billion in annual sales by 2022, spurred by ......

 2020-06-03 16:29 

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Italy records 71 new coronavirus deaths, 321 new cases...

ROME: Deaths from the COVID-19 epidemic in Italy climbed by 71 on Wednesday (Jun 3), against 55 the day before, the Civil Protection Agency said, ......

 2020-06-03 16:25 

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Warner Music strikes a chord as shares pop on Nasdaq debut...

Warner Music Group Corp's stock popped 8per cent on its Nasdaq debut on Wednesday, after the world's third-largest recording label sold shares in ......

 2020-06-03 16:25 

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Walmart removes firearms, ammunition from floor display as protests rage in U.S...

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it shifted firearms and ammunition out of sales floors of some U.S. stores amid nationwide protests over the death ......

 2020-06-03 16:16 

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LVMH's Arnault mulls ways to renegotiate deal with Tiffany: sources...

LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault is exploring ways to reopen negotiations on the French luxury goods giant's US$16.2 billion acquisition of U.S. jewelry ......

 2020-06-03 16:03 

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Eight killed in Indian pesticide factory blast...

AHMEDABAD, INDIA (AFP) - At least eight people were killed and 74 others injured on Wednesday (June 3) in a blast at a pesticides factory in western India, authorities said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 15:59 

Tech in Asia

Singapore startup Intelllex bags $2.1m from Quest, Reuters, Insignia, others...

The knowledge management platform plans to extend its services across Europe and Asia Pacific....

 2020-06-03 15:59 

Tech in Asia

Logistics startup Moovaz acquires SPH's The Finder...

The deal comes as Moovaz looks to add content and community-building to its relocation services....

 2020-06-03 15:54 

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Putin backs state of emergency in Arctic region over fuel spill in river...

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk on Wednesday after a huge leak of fuel into a ......

 2020-06-03 15:53 

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Football: One positive test in Premier League's latest virus checks...

The Premier League's restart bid received a boost on Wednesday as it was revealed just one person out of 1,197 tested positive for the coronavirus ......

 2020-06-03 15:53 

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COVID-19: Tottenham confirm only one tested positive in Premier League's latest checks...

LONDON: The Premier League's restart bid received a boost on Wednesday (Jun 3) as it was revealed an unnamed person at Tottenham was the only ......

 2020-06-03 15:50 

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Turkish club Trabzonspor given one-year European ban over finances...

Turkish club Trabzonspor have been given a one-season ban from European football after falling foul of the break-even rule known as financial fair ......

 2020-06-03 15:49 

The Strait Times

British doctors to trial ibuprofen in Covid-19 patients with breathing difficulties...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British doctors are trialling a formulation of anti-inflammatory ibuprofen to see if it reduces respiratory failure in patients with severe symptoms of Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 15:47 

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68 days of isolation and 22 swab tests: A Singaporean's long COVID-19 journey after a night of partying in the UK...

SINGAPORE: When Daviest Ong turned up unannounced at the door of his family's flat in Whampoa last week, his reunion with his parents and elder ......

 2020-06-03 15:40 

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Netherlands to cull mink at farms after coronavirus cases...

AMSTERDAM: The Dutch government intends to cull the mink at farms where animals have been infected with the coronavirus, broadcaster RTL reported ......

 2020-06-03 15:40 

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Police say Porto fans will not be allowed to gather outside stadium...

Porto supporters have been told that a security perimeter will prevent them from coming within 100 metres of the stadium when the league leaders ......

 2020-06-03 15:40 

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Deutsche Bank faces action from NY regulators over Epstein ties: sources...

Deutsche Bank could face enforcement action by New York regulators investigating its ties to the late U.S. financier and accused sex offender ......

 2020-06-03 15:40 

The Strait Times

For Colombia's quarantined poor, lunch is served by trendy restaurants...

BOGOTA (REUTERS) - In the bustling kitchen of one of Bogota's trendiest restaurants, a team of chefs that usually caters to the Colombian capital's well-heeled citizens is preparing meals for a community of people cut off from work and housing dur...

 2020-06-03 15:38 

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Football: One positive result at Spurs in latest Premier League Covid-19 tests...

LONDON (REUTERS) - One person has tested positive for Covid-19 in the latest round of testing ahead of the Premier League's restart on June 17, the league announced on Wednesday (June 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 15:35 

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One positive result at Spurs in latest Premier League COVID-19 tests...

One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in the latest round of testing ahead of the Premier League's restart on June 17, the league announced ......

 2020-06-03 15:30 

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F1's Hamilton right to speak out on racial injustice, says Ecclestone...

LONDON: Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Lewis Hamilton after the six-time world champion spoke about his...

 2020-06-03 15:30 

The Strait Times

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga must face UN tribunal, rules French court...

PARIS (REUTERS) - A French court ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga on Wednesday (June 3) to be handed over to a United Nations tribunal for trial, rejecting arguments that he should be allowed to remain in France because of his health.. Rea...

 2020-06-03 15:29 

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Oldest and largest ancient Maya structure found in Mexico...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Scientists using an aerial remote-sensing method have discovered the largest and oldest-known structure built by the ancient Maya civilisation - a colossal rectangular elevated platform built between 1,000 and 800 BC in Mexico's...

 2020-06-03 15:29 

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National Jobs Council will open pathways to jobs amid COVID-19 pandemic: Josephine Teo...

SINGAPORE: The newly-formed National Jobs Council will focus on identifying and developing jobs, traineeships and skills training opportunities ......

 2020-06-03 15:27 

The Strait Times

Boycott China trends in India amid border row between them...

NEW DELHI - As India and China grapple with a border row, an upsurge of nationalism in the South Asian country has created a backlash against China, with calls madeto boycott Chinese apps and products.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 15:26 

The Strait Times

Football: AFF Suzuki Cup on track to be held this year...

SINGAPORE - The Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup remains on track to kick off at the end of this year, after it extended partnerships with key sponsors and announced that exclusive media rights to the tournament in certain markets have already b...

 2020-06-03 15:25 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: NZ sport set for fans boost with end to Covid-19 curbs in sight...

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - Professional sport in New Zealand could welcome fans back to stadiums as early as next week with the government set to decide whether to lift all social distancing restrictions imposed to due the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at str...

 2020-06-03 15:23 

The Strait Times

Forum: All news media practise self-censorship...

The view of Mr Leslie Fong, a former editor of The Straits Times, concerning the Western media's slanted and biased reporting is, to put it mildly, unfair (Time to wake up to Western media bias, April 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 15:20 

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France nears 1-billion-euro crisis fund for aero suppliers: sources...

French government and industry officials are negotiating a 1-billion-euro, privately led investment fund for small aerospace suppliers in which ......

 2020-06-03 15:18 

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Pregnant elephant dies in India after eating explosive fruit trap...

A pregnant elephant was killed in India after eating fruit stuffed with explosives, officials said Wednesday, sparking outrage over the use of ......

 2020-06-03 15:18 

The Strait Times

Trump says it's 'common sense' to include Russia in G-7...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (June 3) said it was...

 2020-06-03 15:16 

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

TEHRAN: The police killing of unarmed African-American George Floyd shows the...

 2020-06-03 15:14 

The Strait Times

Football: Man United have massive top-four opportunity, says Berbatov...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Manchester United have a massive opportunity to finish in the top four when the Premier League resumes this month after a three-month stoppage, according to their former striker Dimitar Berbatov.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-03 15:10 

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Fiat to test automatic switch to electric mode for its hybrid cars in Turin...

Fiat Chrysler is piloting a project in its historic Italian home of Turin to allow its hybrid plug-in cars to automatically switch to ......

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