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 2020-06-30 21:00 

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5 things to do today: Explore Ghibli Museum, learn to be an Insta-cook and more...

A series of short video clips takes you through Japanese animation giant Studio Ghibli's museum in Mitaka, Japan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Single-member constituencies...

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 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Subsidies - a grey area in global trade...

The question of subsidies is a notorious grey area in international trade negotiations (EU presses China on trade vow, warns over new HK law, June 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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ST Engineering donates $1m to help bridge digital divide...

Technology and manufacturing firm ST Engineering has donated $1 million towards efforts to help bridge the digital divide for low-income households and seniors in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Singapore GE2020: Last-minute surprises set stage for several key GRC fights...

There were no horns, party umbrellas or whistles on Nomination Day owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, but the battle for Singapore's 17 group representation constituencies (GRCs) served up some twists and last-minute surprises yesterday as candidates fro...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Woman admits she sneezed in mall guard's direction on purpose...

A Taiwanese woman, who was not wearing a mask when she tried to enter Ion Orchard mall, purposely sneezed in a security guard's direction when denied entry amid the Covid-19 outbreak.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Mirzan Mahathir not re-elected as SBI Offshore chairman...

The eldest son of former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has failed to win re-election as SBI Offshore executive non-independent chairman.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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No beers and cheers for fans in stands...

SEOUL Stripping away South Korean baseball fans' rights to drink beer and savour fried chicken - or even cheer - while watching the country's most popular spectator sport would have been inconceivable in pre-coronavirus times.. Read more at strait...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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10 must-reads for today...

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 2020-06-30 21:00 

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UK economy shrinks by the most in 40 years amid Covid-19 crisis...

LONDON Britain's economy shrank by the most since 1979 in early 2020 as households slashed their spending, according to official data that included the first few days of the coronavirus lockdown.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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S'pore PR is first imported case here since June 14; five fresh infections in community...

A Singapore permanent resident who had returned from India later tested positive for Covid-19, making her the first imported case here since June 14.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Punchlines: July 1, 2020...

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 2020-06-30 21:00 

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$1.39 trillion of global M&A deals in first half the lowest since 2012...

The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fell 50 per cent in the first half from the year-earlier period to the lowest level since the depths of the euro-zone debt crisis, as the Covid-19 pandemic brought global deal-making to a halt.. Read more at str...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Prosumer camera great for vloggers at home...

The global coronavirus pandemic is rubbing salt into the wound of the beleaguered camera industry, as people are staying indoors and not venturing out to take photos.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Rest of Rugby Sevens season called off...

The Singapore Sevens and the rest of this year's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series have been cancelled owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the sport's governing body announced yesterday amid trying times for the industry.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Dirty politics is a lose-lose scenario for Singapore...

People's Action Party (PAP) candidate Ivan Lim's decision not to contest in the general election has been viewed as a victory for netizens in the alternative camp.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Jokowi's outburst over Covid-19 flags an imminent Cabinet reshuffle...

Acting totally out of character, a visibly angry Indonesian President Joko Widodo had lambasted his ministers for their...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Boost in Japan's online grocery sales...

TOKYO The coronavirus has forced Japan's fussy food shoppers to abandon doubts about online grocery stores, sending retailers such as Aeon Co scrambling to meet a surge in delivery demand.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Focus on handling outbreak delayed introduction of PAP new faces...

The ruling People's Action Party (PAP) finalised its line-up of new candidates...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Firms not badly hit by pandemic shouldn't keep wage support payouts...

Ms Angeline Koh's suggestion on Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) payouts makes sense (Condo managing agents should pass on JSS payouts to clients, June 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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ST News Tablet keeping 15,000 subscribers updated...

Fifteen thousand readers are now keeping up to date with the latest news with The Straits Times News Tablet which was launched by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) in December last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Britain among others voicing concerns over HK's new security law...

LONDON/TOKYO Britain, Japan and Taiwan were among those who voiced concern yesterday after China passed a national security law for Hong Kong that threatens to usher in the starkest changes for the former British colony since its return to China.. Read mo...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Shell to write down up to $31b as virus hits Big Oil...

LONDON Royal Dutch Shell will write down between US$15 billion and US$22 billion (S$21 billion and S$31 billion) in the second quarter, as the company gave investors a wider glimpse of just how severely the coronavirus crisis has hit Big Oil.. Read more a...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Masks, party secrets and surprises...

Masked candidates, party secrets and even surprises played out at the St Anthony's Canossian Primary School nomination centre, nestled in the leafy edge of the supersized Bedok housing estate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Grant for designated clinics just a bonus for fulfilling duty...

All doctors in Singapore have, in the past few months, been actively engaged in the containment and management of the coronavirus in their own ways (Non-designated clinics in Covid-19 fight also deserve $10,000 grant, by Dr Lawrence Soh Eng Liong, June 29...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Stay-home orders for 36 suburbs in Melbourne amid spike in cases...

SYDNEY The authorities have ordered the lockdown of 36 suburbs in Australia's second-biggest city Melbourne in a bid to stop a spike in coronavirus cases, a dramatic departure from the relaxation of restrictions elsewhere in the country.. Read more at...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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New Products...

Fans of South Korean boy band BTS, rejoice - Samsung will be releasing a BTS Edition of its flagship Galaxy S20+ smartphone this month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Doctors expect more respiratory infection cases as S'pore reopens...

Doctors here say they expect more cases of acute respiratory infection (ARI) as Singapore's economy continues to reopen, following a drop in the number of such cases during the circuit breaker period.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Local gene therapy firm inks $1.2b deal with pharma giant...

A local gene therapy start-up has clinched a deal worth more than $1.2 billion with a global pharmaceutical giant to develop and eventually commercialise its treatments for rare genetic diseases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Hong Kong private home prices rise 1.9% in May, fastest pace in over a year...

HONG KONG Hong Kong private home prices gained 1.9 per cent in May, their fastest pace of growth in more than a year, helped by low interest rates and pent-up demand as the economy gradually picked up after the Covid-19 outbreak.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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4-member GRCs...

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 2020-06-30 21:00 

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PAP team for Marine Parade GRC plans to address jobs and local issues...

The People's Action Party (PAP) team in Marine Parade GRC plans to engage residents on the ground and tap the collective wisdom they have to offer, said its candidate Tan Chuan-Jin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Special polling stations at two hotels for those serving SHN...

Marina Bay Sands and JW Marriott Singapore South Beach have been designated as special polling stations for voters serving their stay-home notice in those hotels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Norwegian Air scraps $14.8b deal for Boeing's 737 Max, 787 aircraft...

OSLO Norwegian Air Shuttle has notified Boeing that it is terminating purchase agreements for all 97 of its remaining jets on order with the United States planemaker.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Valencia sack coach Celades, their sixth in six years...

MADRID Valencia have dismissed coach Albert Celades and appointed long-standing club servant Voro Gonzalez until the end of the season, the Spanish La Liga club said in a statement on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Former trade minister Lim Hng Kiang retires from politics...

After nearly three decades in politics, former minister of trade and industry Lim Hng Kiang took to social media yesterday to formally confirm his retirement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Electricity tariffs to fall 15% for next 3 months on lower energy costs...

Households can expect lower electricity bills for the next three months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Dual-envelope tender launched for Jalan Anak Bukit site...

A site at Jalan Anak Bukit earmarked for residential and commercial use with a bus interchange to help rejuvenate the Beauty World area has hit the market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Singapore GE2020: Tactical surprises signal keen contests as parties vie for votes...

One would have thought an election campaign held in the midst of Covid-19 would be calmer. The run-up to GE2020 so far has been anything but that.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Singapore GE2020: Marymount and Bukit Panjang among single seats to watch...

The 14 single-member constituencies in the coming general election will see a mix of fresh faces and experienced hands fighting for votes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Tribute to four departing MPs from Malay/Muslim community...

Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli paid tribute to four departing Malay/ Muslim Members of Parliament yesterday, saying they had each made invaluable contributions to the community.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Singapore GE2020: 3-cornered fights in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, Pioneer SMC...

For the second time in the 32-year history of the GRC scheme, a multi-cornered fight is taking place - and again, it involves Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Dad-to-be Root skips Test, Stokes to lead England...

LONDON England captain Joe Root will miss next week's first Test against the West Indies, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Wirecard faces expanded probe, firm assessing its services in S'pore...

Payments firm Wirecard is weighing up whether it can keep operating here after its German parent filed for insolvency last week amid an escalating accounting scandal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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New swine flu with pandemic potential found in China: Study...

WASHINGTON Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published early this week in the US science journal PNAS.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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New features on Apple Watch and desktop operating system...

Apple is finally making sleep tracking available on the Apple Watch (right), following a trend set by other smartwatch makers such as Fitbit and Garmin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Singapore GE2020: SDP leaders fielded in single seats in reshuffle...

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) placed its top two leaders in single-member constituencies yesterday, breaking away from the conventional practice of having them lead group representation constituencies.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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'Significant opposition presence' in Parliament guaranteed...

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 2020-06-30 21:00 

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PM Modi warns against negligence; some Indian cities extend lockdowns...

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Indians yesterday against flouting rules to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, as he extended a social security scheme to November.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 21:00 

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Nomination Day highlights in PSP's first daily online round-up...

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) kicked off its series of nightly virtual sessions on Facebook last night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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