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 2020-07-13 02:10 

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Chipmaker Analog Devices in advanced talks to buy Maxim Integrated-sources...

REUTERS: U.S. semiconductor maker Analog Devices Inc is in advanced talks to acquire Maxim Integrated Products Inc, an industry peer that has a ......

 2020-07-13 02:03 

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Polish president with narrow lead in run-off: Exit poll...

WARSAW: Right wing populist and Trump ally Andrzej Duda led by a narrow margin against his europhile challenger in Poland's presidential election, ......

 2020-07-13 02:02 

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10 million kids 'may never return to school' after COVID-19: Save the Children...

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an...

 2020-07-13 02:02 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: WHO urges Indonesia to test more suspected patients amid high death rate...

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The World Health Organization has urged Indonesia to perform more Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests on people suspected to have the illness because it has noted a...

 2020-07-13 02:00 

Tech in Asia

Tackling a taboo: Cannabis tech on the rise in Asia...

There's a budding interest in marijuana in Asia as legislations ease one-by-one. But why is the cannabis tech ecosystem yet to benefit?...

 2020-07-13 01:59 

The Strait Times

Johnson urged to ban UK networks from using Huawei by end-2021...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure to announce a ban on telecoms companies from installing new equipment made by Huawei Technologies in Britain's fifth-generation mobile networks from as soon as the end of 2021.. Re...

 2020-07-13 01:58 

The Strait Times

Singapore stock watch: CDL, Sats, Ascott Residence Trust, Singtel, Cromwell E-Reit, OCBC, Sembmarine...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - The following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their securities on Monday (July 13):. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-13 01:52 

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Accused NZ mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing...

SYDNEY: An Australian man who pleaded guilty to killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand's worst mass shooting in 2019 has decided to ......

 2020-07-13 01:50 

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Barrett not the only Blues danger man, says Hurricanes' Smith...

Wellington Hurricanes flyhalf Fletcher Smith says they cannot put too much focus on nullifying Beauden Barrett in their Super Rugby Aotearoa match ......

 2020-07-13 01:47 

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Fourth night of anti-government protests in Bulgaria...

SOFIA: Thousands of Bulgarians gathered for a fourth day on Sunday (Jul 12) in Sofia and other cities to protest against corruption and demand the ......

 2020-07-13 01:44 

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Bolivian economy minister becomes fourth Cabinet member with COVID-19...

LA PAZ: Bolivia's economy minister said on Sunday (Jul 12) that he tested positive for COVID-19, making him the fourth Cabinet member with the ......

 2020-07-13 01:42 

The Strait Times

CDL warns hotel business to post $120-$140 million half-year pre-tax loss...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - City Developments Limited (CDL) on Monday (July 13) said it expects the group's pre-tax profit for the first half this year to reduce...

 2020-07-13 01:35 

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WHO reports record daily increase of 230,000 COVID-19 cases globally...

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday (Jul 12), with the total rising by ......

 2020-07-13 01:26 

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Philippines reports 162 COVID-19 deaths, largest daily increase...

MANILA: The Philippines' health ministry on Monday (Jul 13) confirmed 162 new coronavirus deaths, the country's biggest single-day increase in ......

 2020-07-13 01:26 

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Philippines records region's biggest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths...

MANILA: The Philippines reported on Monday (Jul 13) its biggest daily jump in COVID-19 deaths and warned of a risk of further fatalities and ......

 2020-07-13 01:23 

The Strait Times

37 escape uninjured as express bus catches fire in Sarawak...

SIBU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - As many as 37 people on an express bus escaped death when it caught fire near Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak on Sunday (July 12) night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-13 01:15 

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Dollar starts week on back foot ahead of data, earnings...

The U.S. dollar started the week with a soft tone on Monday as investors looked to looming economic data from around the world and U.S. corporate ......

 2020-07-13 01:13 

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China reports eight new mainland coronavirus cases as of July 12...

BEIJING: China reported eight new COVID-19 cases as of the end of Sunday, up from seven reported a day earlier, the Chinese national health ......

 2020-07-13 01:10 

Tech in Asia

Yes, powerbank sharing can make money...

Let's say you want to start a powerbank rental business in Southeast Asia. Will it work? We did a deep dive to find out if it's viable in the region....

 2020-07-13 01:10 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: China reports eight new cases, none in Beijing...

BEIJING (REUTERS) -China reported eight new Covid-19 cases as of the end of Sunday (July 12), up from seven reported a day earlier, the Chinese national health authority said on Monday (July 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-13 01:02 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Singaporeans out and about the weekend after GE2020...

Singaporeans out and about carrying on with their daily lives the weekend after what was dubbed a...

 2020-07-13 01:00 

The Strait Times

Ascott Residence Trust flags 65-75% fall in half-year DPS...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Ascott Residence Trust's (ART) distribution per stapled security (DPS) for the six months ended June 30 is expected to fall by 65 per cent to 75 per cent from the 3.43 cents recorded in the first half of 2019, the mana...

 2020-07-13 00:54 

The Strait Times

Cromwell E-Reit to invest in London, Frankfurt data centres...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Cromwell European Real Estate Investment Trust (Cromwell E-Reit) has signed a heads of terms agreement with its sponsor and Stratus Data Centres, to co-invest directly into 50 per cent stakes in two European data centre pr...

 2020-07-13 00:49 

The Strait Times

US appeals court greenlights first federal execution in 17 years...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The first federal execution in 17 years is set to go ahead on Monday (July 13) after a US appeals court overturned a lower court injunction, saying a lawsuit by the victims' family that had put the execution on hold had no legal...

 2020-07-13 00:46 

The Strait Times

Apple supplier Foxconn to invest US$1 billion in India: Sources...

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Foxconn plans to invest up to US$1 billion (S$1.39 billion) to expand a factory in southern India where the Taiwanese contract manufacturer assembles Apple iPhones, two sources said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-13 00:38 

The Strait Times

China's fresh meat lovers lament death of live poultry markets...

JIANGXI, CHINA (BLOOMBERG) - Chen Yu used to walk a short distance to a nearby market to get fresh poultry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-13 00:35 

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Majority of US firms in Hong Kong concerned about security law: Amcham survey...

HONG KONG: A majority of US companies in Hong Kong surveyed by the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) are concerned about the sweeping new ......

 2020-07-13 00:35 

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Asian shares firm, hope for best from US earnings...

Asian shares got off to a firm start on Monday as investors wagered U.S. earnings season would see most companies beat forecasts given ......

 2020-07-13 00:35 

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Asian shares extend rally, US earnings to test optimism...

SYDNEY: Asian shares crept towards five-month peaks on Monday (Jul 13) as investors wagered the US earnings season would see most companies beat ......

 2020-07-13 00:34 

The Strait Times

Asia shares firm, hope for best from US earnings...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Asian shares got off to a firm start on Monday (July 13) as investors wagered US earnings season would see most companies beat forecasts given expectations had been lowered so far by coronavirus lockdowns.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-07-13 00:26 

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Top US aide expects tough action on TikTok, WeChat...

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said Sunday he expected President Donald Trump to act firmly against the TikTok and WeChat applications, ......

 2020-07-13 00:21 

The Strait Times

Canadian province of Ontario to announce Stage 3 reopening details Monday...

TORONTO (REUTERS) - Ontario Premier Doug Ford will announce details on Monday (July 13) about the province's third stage of reopening, his office said on Sunday, a step likely to end most restrictions introduced in March to limit the spread of the nov...

 2020-07-13 00:20 

The Strait Times

Today in Pictures, July 13, 2020...

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 2020-07-13 00:16 

The Strait Times

WeWork says back on track to profits: FT...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Troubled office-sharing start-up WeWork is set to have a positive cash flow by next year, its executive chairman told the Financial Times on Sunday (July 12), hailing a turn-around for the high-profile company.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-13 00:14 

The Strait Times

Majority of US firms in Hong Kong concerned about security law: Amcham survey...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - A majority of US companies in Hong Kong surveyed by the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) are concerned about the sweeping new national security law in the global financial hub, with a third looking to move assets or business lon...

 2020-07-13 00:05 

The Strait Times

Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus...

LONDON (AFP) - The coronavirus pandemic has caused an...

 2020-07-13 00:05 

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With elbow bumps and masked fans, World TeamTennis kicks off season...

REUTERS: 2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens defeated reigning Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig 5-1 to help expansion franchise Chicago Smash ......

 2020-07-12 23:45 

The Strait Times

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 13...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, July 13. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 23:40 

The Strait Times

New York City reaches milestone with no reported coronavirus deaths...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - New York City, once the epicentre of the nation's coronavirus outbreak, has just reported its first day with zero confirmed or probable virus deaths since the pandemic hit New York State.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 23:36 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus bringing record US$1 trillion of new global corporate debt in 2020: Report...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Companies around the world will take on as much as US$1 trillion (S$1.39 trillion) of new debt in 2020, as they try to shore up their finances against the coronavirus, a new study of 900 top firms has estimated.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-12 23:36 

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GE2020: Malaysia's PM Muhyiddin congratulates Singapore's PM Lee on election victory...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has called to congratulate his Singaporean counterpart Mr Lee Hsien Loong after the ......

 2020-07-12 23:13 

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Football: Milan eye Euro return after holding Napoli...

AC Milan kept their hopes of European football alive on Sunday with a 2-2 draw at Napoli that leaves them with a strong chance of reaching the ......

 2020-07-12 22:40 

The Strait Times

#Stayhome guide for Monday: Watch a visual dance piece, go behind the scenes in Beauty World and more...

. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 22:28 

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Canadian province of Ontario to announce Stage 3 reopening details on Monday...

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will announce details on Monday about the province's third stage of reopening, his office said on Sunday, a step likely ......

 2020-07-12 22:26 

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Canada's Conservatives call on Trudeau to testify over charity...

Canada's Conservative opposition party said Sunday it would call Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to testify before a parliamentary committee over a ......

 2020-07-12 22:20 

The Strait Times

US man, 30, dies from virus after attending 'Covid-19 party'...

NEW YORK (AFP) - A 30-year-old man from Texas died from the new coronavirus after attending a...

 2020-07-12 22:13 

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Brazil sees 631 new coronavirus deaths, approaches 2 million cases...

Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, registered 631 new deaths on Sunday, with a new total of 1,864,681 ......

 2020-07-12 22:02 

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Commentary: Asia's garment factories have reinvented themselves to save thousands of jobs...

The surge in demand for personal protective equipment has created opportunities for garment factories across Asia, which have lots of spare ......

 2020-07-12 22:02 

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Commentary: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is finally humbled by coronavirus...

Bolsonaro testing positive for COVID-19 raises questions about the country's pandemic response, which is one of the worst in the world, says an ......

 2020-07-12 22:02 

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Commentary: Airlines will need to review their fleets to boost passenger confidence and demand...

The over-reliance on large aircraft is notable in Southeast Asia and the negative impact of downturns is always amplified by overcapacity, says ......

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