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 2020-06-30 17:00 

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US FCC issues final orders declaring Huawei, ZTE national security threats...

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated Chinese's Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp as posing threats to U.S....

 2020-06-30 16:57 

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Athletics: Zanardi's condition still serious after latest operation...

ROME (AFP) - Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi remains in a serious condition in an induced coma after the latest round of neurological surgery, doctors said on Tuesday (June 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:57 

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No guarantee US will have safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine: Fauci...

WASHINGTON, DC: The United States cannot count on the availability of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine, the government's top infectious ......

 2020-06-30 16:55 

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Football: West Ham's top-flight future could be decided on final day, says Moyes...

LONDON: Relegation-threatened West Ham United's Premier League survival bid could be decided in their final game against fellow strugglers Aston ......

 2020-06-30 16:52 

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Football: Dortmund rule out big signings as coronavirus hits finances...

BERLIN (AFP) - Borussia Dortmund's chief executive has ruled out making any big-money transfers this summer to challenge Bayern Munich next season as a result of the financial fallout caused by the coronavirus outbreak.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:45 

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Britain says it will not abandon Hong Kong after China unveils new security law...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain will not turn its back on the commitments it has made to former colony Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab pledged on Tuesday (June 30), saying that China had broken promises with its new security law for the territory.. Re...

 2020-06-30 16:37 

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Golf: LPGA cancels Canadian Women's Open over coronavirus border issues...

MIAMI (AFP) - US-Canada border travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic have forced the LPGA to cancel the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, the women's golf tour announced on Tuesday (June 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:29 

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First coronavirus case found in sprawling migrant camp at US border...

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - An asylum seeker has tested positive for coronavirus in a sprawling encampment steps from the US border in Matamoros, Mexico, underscoring the challenges migrants face in protecting themselves from the pandemic.. Read more at strai...

 2020-06-30 16:28 

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Disappointment in UK's Leicester, as it goes back into lockdown...

LEICESTER: Britain's first local coronavirus lockdown came into force on Tuesday (Jun 30), just days before a lifting of restrictions - and some ......

 2020-06-30 16:25 

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New ban on Philippines' top broadcaster fuels press freedom worries...

MANILA: The Philippines' top broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp was ordered to stop transmitting satellite and digital television on Tuesday (Jun 30), just ......

 2020-06-30 16:25 

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Football: FIFA bans former top official Kattner for 10 years over bonus payments...

ZURICH: Football's world governing body FIFA has banned Markus Kattner, a former leading official in the Zurich organisation, for 10 years and has ......

 2020-06-30 16:25 

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US consumer confidence perks up; rising COVID-19 cases cast shadow over recovery...

U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in June as businesses reopened, strengthening views that the economic downturn was likely over, though rising ......

 2020-06-30 16:21 

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Football: Mina fit for Leicester clash, Walcott nearing return, says Ancelotti...

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Everton defender Yerry Mina will be available for their Premier League game against Leicester City on Wednesday, while Theo Walcott and Djibril Sidibe are close to making their returns, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Tuesda...

 2020-06-30 16:15 

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Greece to deploy floating anti-migrant barrier near Lesbos...

ATHENS (AFP) - A floating barrier commissioned by the Greek defence ministry to stop migrants arriving from the Turkish coast is to be deployed off the island of Lesbos in coming weeks, a ministry source said on Tuesday (June 30).. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-06-30 16:10 

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Forum: PUB has probed condominium's high water consumption...

We thank Dr Ng Tze Beng for his feedback (Unclear why water bill for condo facilities is increasing, June 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:10 

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Forum: 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 16:05 

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Football: Mina fit for Leicester clash, Walcott nearing return, says Ancelotti...

Everton defender Yerry Mina will be available for their Premier League game against Leicester City on Wednesday, while Theo Walcott and Djibril ......

 2020-06-30 16:05 

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Forum: Rooftop gardening is allowed for private homes...

We thank Mr Georgie Lee Heng Fatt for his letter (Allow gardening on rooftops of private homes, June 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:05 

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Forum: Changes to pool time slots will be made where necessary...

We thank Mr Peter Khaw for his feedback (Time slot reserved for seniors at swimming complexes not ideal, June 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:04 

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Football: Toennies resigns as chairman of cash-strapped Schalke...

BERLIN: The future of cash-strapped Bundesliga club Schalke 04 is uncertain after their billionaire backer and chairman Clemens Toennies resigned ......

 2020-06-30 16:01 

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Russia confirms record high temperature in Siberian town...

MOSCOW: Russia's state weather authority said on Tuesday (Jun 30) a remote town in northeastern Siberia had registered a record high temperature ......

 2020-06-30 16:00 

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Disappointment in Britain's city of Leicester, as it goes back into coronavirus lockdown...

LEICESTER, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) - Britain's first local coronavirus lockdown came into force on Tuesday (June 30), just days before a lifting of restrictions - and some people in Leicester are not happy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 16:00 

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Forum: Life lesson from growing vegetables...

It was more than a decade ago that I started talking about food security. My Singaporean friends thought I had gone barking mad.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 15:58 

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Major West Bank annexation move not imminent, Israeli minister signals...

JERUSALEM: An Israeli minister played down on Tuesday (Jun 30) the likelihood of major moves to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank ......

 2020-06-30 15:55 

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Forum: 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 15:55 

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Forum: 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 15:55 

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Forum: 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 15:51 

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McLaren happy with F1's COVID response since Melbourne...

LONDON: McLaren withdrew from Formula One's doomed Australian season-opener in March when an employee tested positive for COVID-19, but team boss ......

 2020-06-30 15:50 

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Carl Reiner, American comedy star, dead at 98...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Carl Reiner, a driving force in American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co-star of the classic sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 15:49 

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COVID-19 cases double in at least 10 US states in June...

WASHINGTON: COVID-19 cases more than doubled in at least 10 US states, including Florida and Texas in the month of June, a Reuters analysis on ......

 2020-06-30 15:44 

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Pakistan's PIA suspended in Europe over fake pilot licence scandal...

KARACHI: Regulators have barred Pakistan International Airlines from the European Union for six months after the state-run carrier grounded nearly ......

 2020-06-30 15:42 

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Bavaria's free COVID-19 test for all splits Germany...

BERLIN: The state of Bavaria approved plans on Tuesday (Jun 30) for universal testing for COVID-19, prompting debate elsewhere in Germany about ......

 2020-06-30 15:38 

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Putin urges Russians to vote for changes that could extend his rule...

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Mr Vladimir Putin made a last-ditch appeal to Russians on Tuesday (June 30) to vote for constitutional changes that would allow him to run again for president twice, potentially extending his rule until 2036.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-06-30 15:37 

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Italian whole-town study finds 40% of COVID-19 cases had no symptoms...

LONDON: A study of coronavirus infections that covered almost everyone in the quarantined north Italian town of V found that 40 per cent of cases ......

 2020-06-30 15:31 

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Global COVID-19 prevention trial of hydroxychloroquine to resume...

LONDON: A global trial designed to test whether the anti-malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine can prevent infection with COVID-19 is ......

 2020-06-30 15:31 

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Singapore PR returning from India is first imported Covid-19 case since June 14...

SINGAPORE - One imported case was among the coronavirus patients announced in Singapore on Tuesday (June 30), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 15:30 

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Firms in India downplay Chinese links amid wave of anti-China sentiment...

Indian startups with Chinese funding and Chinese smartphone makers are actively touting their Indian-ness to users as they seek to address a ......

 2020-06-30 15:27 

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US consumer confidence rebounds in June amid rising COVID-19 cases...

WASHINGTON, DC: US consumer confidence grew more than expected in June, strengthening views that the economic downturn was likely over, though ......

 2020-06-30 15:24 

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Tokyo's new COVID-19 containment steps aim to balance economy and health...

TOKYO: Tokyo on Tuesday (Jun 30) said it will move away from numerical targets to contain COVID-19 and rely more on the advice of a committee of ......

 2020-06-30 15:22 

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Schiff demands US weigh Russia sanctions after bounty briefing...

The United States should weigh new sanctions on Russia to deter its...

 2020-06-30 15:22 

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Britain confirms seeing US intelligence on Russian bounties...

LONDON (AFP) - Britain's Defence Secretary Ben Wallace on Tuesday (June 30) confirmed having seen US intelligence briefings about alleged Russian bounties offered to Afghan militants to kill American troops.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 15:21 

The Strait Times

Philippines watchdog halts broadcaster's digital TV, satellite services...

MANILA (REUTERS) - The Philippines' telecommunications watchdog on Tuesday (June 30) ordered the country's top broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp to stop airing its shows on satellite and digital television just weeks after shutting the company's free T...

 2020-06-30 15:15 

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Football: 'Hungry lion' Ibrahimovic set to return to Milan squad...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to return to the AC Milan squad following a calf muscle injury which has kept him out since the season resumed, coach ......

 2020-06-30 15:14 

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Global employment crisis deepening, equivalent of 400 million jobs lost: UN...

The coronavirus crisis has taken a much heavier toll on jobs than previously feared, the UN said Tuesday, warning that the situation in the ......

 2020-06-30 15:05 

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New York Fed's Williams says full recovery will likely take years...

NEW YORK: The US economy is showing signs of a turnaround as businesses reopen, but the pace of the recovery is being slowed by large-scale ......

 2020-06-30 15:04 

The Strait Times

Pakistan's PIA suspended in Europe over fake pilot licence scandal...

KARACHI (AFP) - Regulators have barred Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from the European Union for six months after the state-run carrier grounded nearly a third of its pilots for holding fake or dubious licences, officials said on Tuesday (June 30)...

 2020-06-30 15:03 

The Strait Times

Southern US states scramble to reverse course as virus cases surge...

WASHINGTON - Bad news on the coronavirus pandemic front is mounting in the United States as a handful of states continued to see huge spikes in infections.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 14:56 

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US sanctions likely to have impact on Huawei as a provider, British minister says...

U.S sanctions designed to restrict the ability of China's Huawei to source advanced microchips for 5G equipment is likely to have an impact on the ......

 2020-06-30 14:54 

The Strait Times

Vatican raid as police probe St Peter's Basilica upkeep...

VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Vatican police on Tuesday (June 30) seized documents and computers from the department tasked with maintaining St Peter's Basilica as part of an investigation into potentially illegal dealings.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-30 14:43 

The Strait Times

Football: Africa Cup of Nations postponed from January next year to 2022...

CAPE TOWN (REUTERS) - Next January's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon have been postponed by one year and will now take place in 2022, the Confederation of African Football decided on Tuesday (June 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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