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 2020-07-02 17:50 

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Golf: Change to PGA coronavirus policy lets Champ start at Detroit...

MIAMI (AFP) - A US PGA Tour coronavirus policy change involving asymptomatic players allowed American Cameron Champ to enter the field for the Rocket Mortgage Classic that teed off Thursday (July 2) in Detroit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 17:50 

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Athletics: Inspiration Games brings top athletes together, virtually...

PARIS: With the Diamond League finals cancelled amid the COVID-19 crisis, organisers of next week's innovation-driven Inspiration Games see the ......

 2020-07-02 17:50 

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England's Curran self isolating after undergoing COVID-19 test...

England all-rounder Sam Curran is self isolating in his room at the Ageas Bowl after undergoing a COVID-19 test, the England and Wales Cricket ......

 2020-07-02 17:35 

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Brighton boss Potter pleased by results since season resumption...

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Graham Potter said he was encouraged by his side's form since the Premier League's resumption but has warned his ......

 2020-07-02 17:26 

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'Very little risk' that pets can infect owners with Covid-19, says WHO...

GENEVA (REUTERS) - There is...

 2020-07-02 17:18 

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Basketball: NBA says 25 players, 10 staffers tested positive for coronavirus...

NEW YORK (AFP) - There have been 25 NBA players who were positive for Covid-19 since testing began last week ahead of the planned season restart, the league and players union announced on Thursday (July 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 17:18 

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Thais flock to new drive-in cinema amid coronavirus...

BANGKOK: Keen for the big screen but wary of the coronavirus, Thai film fans flocked to a new drive-in cinema on Thursday (Jul 2), which offered a ......

 2020-07-02 17:18 

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Thais flock to new drive-in cinema amid coronavirus...

BANGKOK: Keen for the big screen but wary of COVID-19, Thai film fans flocked to a new drive-in cinema on Thursday (Jul 2), which offered a novel ......

 2020-07-02 17:12 

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US Senate committee approves anti-child porn bill after addressing Google, Facebook encryption concerns...

WASHINGTON: The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to approve a bill aimed at ending the spread of online child sexual abuse material ......

 2020-07-02 17:12 

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World Triathlon calls for investigation into Choi's death...

REUTERS: World Triathlon has called on the Korean Triathlon Federation (KTF) to launch an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the ......

 2020-07-02 17:10 

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Formula One: Hamilton expects drivers to stand united against racism...

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA (REUTERS) - Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton expects Formula One drivers to be united against racism at Sunday's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, and that could mean taking a knee before the start.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-02 17:09 

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Four in Daniel Pearl case to remain jailed in Pakistan for now...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities renewed the detention orders on Thursday (Jul 2) for four men whose convictions in the kidnapping and killing of ......

 2020-07-02 17:05 

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Formula One: 'Surprised' Vettel insists there was no new Ferrari deal...

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA (AFP) - Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday (July 2) that Ferrari had not offered him a contract to stay with them beyond this season, adding that their split, announced in May, was clearly not by mutual consent.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-07-02 17:05 

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Forum: Leave out age of election candidates...

I worked for a consultant in Wellington, New Zealand, for two years. The company employed staff well into their 60s and appreciated their experience and contributions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 17:05 

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Forum: A wish list for Singapore as GE draws near...

I encourage all young Singaporeans to take an active interest in the general election, whether they are voting this time or not, and even make GE2020 wish lists to let politicians know their dreams and visions for their future.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-02 17:02 

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Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies...

TEHRAN: Tehran on Thursday (Jul 2) reported an...

 2020-07-02 17:00 

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Djokovic, wife Jelena test negative for COVID-19...

Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have tested negative for COVID-19, nine days after returning a positive test, the world number one tennis ......

 2020-07-02 17:00 

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Forum: Why a different standard for domestic helpers?...

The Ministry of Manpower's advisory that foreign domestic workers (FDWs) should seek their employers' consent before taking their entitled rest day on a weekday - while avoiding certain destinations - comes off as patronising (Maids can meet frien...

 2020-07-02 17:00 

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Forum: Accessing online services should not be a hassle...

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) said it is exploring alternatives to help people without mobile phones access online services, given the phasing out of the OneKey token (Options to help those without mobile phones access online services, April ...

 2020-07-02 17:00 

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Forum: Hygiene lapses at hawker centres and foodcourts...

I thank the Government for doing a great job of managing the Covid-19 situation in Singapore. If I had to choose one place to be in during such a difficult time, it would be Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 17:00 

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Forum: Private bus operator charging for service unused during circuit breaker...

The Government gave private bus operators handouts worth $23 million, which included road tax rebates as well as licence fee and season parking waivers (Handouts worth $23m for private bus operators, March 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 17:00 

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Forum: Important to have an awareness and understanding of trauma...

The research findings from the Singapore Mental Health Study on the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in Singapore and their association with mental illnesses have great implications on service delivery to children, youth and their famili...

 2020-07-02 16:58 

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Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies...

TEHERAN (AFP) - Teheran on Thursday (July 2) reported an...

 2020-07-02 16:53 

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Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes buildings in Mexico City...

MEXICO CITY: An earthquake registered by Mexican seismological authorities at 5.5 magnitude shook buildings in central Mexico City on Thursday ......

 2020-07-02 16:50 

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EU regulators checking if Fitbit deal will boost Google's clout...

EU regulators are checking whether Google's purchase of Fitbit might allow it to drive rival makers of wearable devices, app developers and other ......

 2020-07-02 16:49 

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Magnitude 5.5 quake shakes buildings in Mexico City...

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - An earthquake registered by Mexican seismological authorities at 5.5 magnitude shook buildings in central Mexico City on Thursday (July 2) a week after a major temblor hit the south of the country.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 16:45 

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England to join Windies in wearing 'Black Lives Matter' logo...

LONDON: England will join West Indies in wearing a...

 2020-07-02 16:41 

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US Congress passes Bill targeting banks over China's Hong Kong security law...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US Senate passed legislation on Thursday (July 2) to penalise banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law on Hong Kong, sending it to the White House for President ...

 2020-07-02 16:40 

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Activist Nathan Law flees Hong Kong as protest slogan outlawed...

HONG KONG: Nathan Law, one of Hong Kong's most prominent young democracy activists, announced on Thursday (Jul 2) he had fled overseas in response ......

 2020-07-02 16:38 

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Football: RB Leipzig get provisional green light for fans to return next season...

RB Leipzig were granted provisional permission on Thursday to allow up to 20,000 spectators to attend their home games next season, raising hopes ......

 2020-07-02 16:30 

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'Breath of relief': Jeffrey Epstein accusers welcome Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Women who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual assault and their attorneys welcomed Thursday's (July 2) arrest of his longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who was charged with helping him find victims, as an opportunity for justice ...

 2020-07-02 16:28 

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GE2020: Falsehood on 10m population renders SDP campaign pointless, says PAP...

The claim that the Government is planning to raise the Singapore population to 10 million is a falsehood that undermines the Singapore Democratic ......

 2020-07-02 16:27 

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Football: Man City verdict on European ban expected week of Jul 13...

LAUSANNE: Manchester City will discover whether their appeal against a two-year ban from European competition has been successful the week of ......

 2020-07-02 16:20 

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Armed man detained near Canada PM Justin Trudeau's residence...

OTTAWA (AFP) - Canadian police on Thursday (July 2) arrested an armed man who entered the grounds of an Ottawa estate that is home to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country's governor general.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 16:15 

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Serie A picks Lazard as adviser to weigh private equity bids - sources...

MILAN: Serie A has picked France's Lazard to weigh the private equity bids for its broadcast rights business, two sources close to the matter ......

 2020-07-02 16:15 

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Wolves flying high as 'Nuno' prepares for 150th game...

LONDON: Wolverhampton Wanderers supporters could have been excused feeling a little sceptical when Nuno Espirito Santo was unveiled as their ......

 2020-07-02 16:12 

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Football: Watford trio back after flouting social distance rules...

LONDON: Watford trio Andre Gray, Nathaniel Chalobah and Domingos Quina are set to return for Saturday's trip to Chelsea after the Premier League ......

 2020-07-02 16:10 

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Alpine skiing: World Championships in Italy confirmed for 2021...

MILAN: The Alpine skiing World Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo will take place in February 2021 as originally scheduled, the International Ski ......

 2020-07-02 15:48 

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West Mall, Paya Lebar Square and IMM among places Covid-19 patients visited...

A patient also visited Fu Chan Coffeeshop at Block 145 Teck Whye Avenue while infectious.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 15:48 

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Kobe Bryant to be featured on special NBA video game cover...

Kobe Bryant, the late Los Angeles Lakers star killed in a January helicopter crash, will be among three NBA standouts featured on the NBA 2K21 ......

 2020-07-02 15:45 

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GE2020: Peoples Voice introduces 9 candidates, including blogger Leong Sze Hian and activist Gilbert Goh...

SINGAPORE: The Peoples Voice (PV) party introduced its nine of its 10 candidates who will run in three constituencies at this General Election. ......

 2020-07-02 15:42 

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Man fined S$100,000 for promoting MLM scheme involving purported cryptocurrency...

SINGAPORE: A man was fined S$100,000 on Wednesday (Jul 1) for promoting a multi-level marketing scheme involving a purported cryptocurrency. Fok ......

 2020-07-02 15:40 

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Singapore GE2020: Jobs, immigration, cost of living are key issues in party political broadcast...

SINGAPORE - With a worst-ever recession looming for Singapore owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, bread-and-butter issues such as jobs, housing, immigration, the Goods and Services Tax, and the Central Provident Fund (CPF) were the focus of the seven parties ...

 2020-07-02 15:39 

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Athletics: World Athletics puts Russians' return on hold...

PARIS (AFP) - World Athletics announced on Thursday (July 2) the provisional suspension of the process of allowing Russian athletes to return to competition as the country's athletics federation (RusAF) had failed to pay a fine for breaking doping rul...

 2020-07-02 15:32 

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Germany's Merkel warns that coronavirus pandemic is not yet over...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe was facing the toughest situation in its history and warned the coronavirus pandemic that has wreaked ......

 2020-07-02 15:32 

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Football: Hakimi joins Inter from Real Madrid...

Inter Milan have signed full-back Achraf Hakimi from Real Madrid, the two clubs announced on Thursday....

 2020-07-02 15:30 

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British socialite Maxwell charged in Epstein sex abuse case...

NEW YORK: British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in the United States on Thursday (Jul 2) and charged with sex trafficking minors for ......

 2020-07-02 15:22 

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Democracy activist Nathan Law says he has fled Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Nathan Law, one of Hong Kong's most prominent young democracy activists, announced on Thursday (July 2) he had fled overseas in response to Beijing imposing a sweeping security law on the city.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 15:13 

The Strait Times

Football: Inter reach agreement to sign Hakimi from Real Madrid...

MILAN (REUTERS) - Inter Milan have reached an agreement with Real Madrid to sign Moroccan fullback Achraf Hakimi, the La Liga club announced on Thursday (July 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 15:10 

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Unions urge Airbus to slow down restructuring plans...

French unions and regional leaders urged Airbus on Thursday to step back from a Big Bang restructuring as workers across Europe waited for a ......

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