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 2019-12-14 08:11 

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Thai opposition leader plans 'flash mob' Bangkok protest...

BANGKOK (BLOOMERG) - The leader of Thailand's highest-profile opposition party said he plans to hold a...

 2019-12-14 07:54 

The Strait Times

Malaysia PM Mahathir suggests he could stay in office beyond 2020...

DOHA (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad suggested on Saturday (Dec 14) he may seek to stay in power after 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 07:50 

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New Zealand bowled out for 166, Australia lead by 251 in first test...

PERTH: Australia's disciplined attack overcame the absence of Josh Hazlewood to bowl New Zealand out cheaply in the opening session on the third ......

 2019-12-14 07:50 

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Australia build 417-run lead in first test v New Zealand...

PERTH: Marnus Labuschagne and Joe Burns notched half-centuries before New Zealand's unflagging attack yielded late wickets, but Australia had ......

 2019-12-14 07:40 

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No play on day four in Pakistan's test against Sri Lanka...

LAHORE: The fourth day of the opening test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka was called off without a ball being bowled on Saturday due to rain and a ......

 2019-12-14 07:12 

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Samoa extends measles state of emergency, New Zealand to fund Pacific vaccination campaign...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people, mostly infants, as New Zealand announced NZ$1 million (S$893,200) to help combat measles in the ...

 2019-12-14 07:00 

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Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund Pacific vaccination campaign...

MELBOURNE: The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 ......

 2019-12-14 07:00 

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North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site...

SEOUL (AP) - North Korea said it successfully performed another...

 2019-12-14 06:53 

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North Korea says it conducted another crucial test at satellite launch site...

SEOUL: North Korea said it had conducted another test at a satellite launch site on Friday (Dec 13) to bolster its strategic nuclear deterrence, ......

 2019-12-14 06:53 

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North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at Sohae launch site: Report...

SEOUL: North Korea has conducted another...

 2019-12-14 06:41 

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US, UK warn on travel to north-east India after clashes...

GUWAHATI, INDIA (AFP) - Washington and London issued travel warnings for north-east India as opponents of a new citizenship law geared up for more protests Saturday (Dec 14), following days of clashes that saw two people killed and dozens injured.. Read m...

 2019-12-14 06:36 

The Strait Times

Acclaimed Singapore painter Choo Keng Kwang dies aged 88...

SINGAPORE - Acclaimed Singapore artist Choo Keng Kwang, known for his oil paintings of Chinatown and doves, died in the early hours of Saturday morning (Dec 14) at the age of 88.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 06:07 

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Indian PM Narendra Modi risks losing focus on economy as protests build against citizenship law...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - A new law on Indian citizenship is threatening to pull Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus away from a flagging economy as protests and criticism builds against the divisive plan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 06:05 

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China's Ant Financial, Vanguard announce China advisory venture...

Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services and U.S. asset management firm The Vanguard Group have established a joint venture to provide ......

 2019-12-14 05:39 

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Homemade 'Nikes' give Filipino athlete a golden edge...

MANILA (REUTERS) - To some athletes, brands count for everything when it comes to performance.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 05:38 

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Arsenal's Ozil condemns Muslim silence over Uighurs...

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, a German footballer of Turkish origin, on Friday expressed support for Uighurs in Xinjiang and criticised Muslim countries ......

 2019-12-14 05:34 

The Strait Times

MFA issues travel notice for north-east India, urges Singaporeans to stay vigilant...

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has issued a travel notice for northeast India on Saturday (Dec 14), urging Singaporeans to exercise...

 2019-12-14 05:27 

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Divers search for remaining bodies from New Zealand volcanic eruption...

Divers searched seas around New Zealand's volatile White Island Saturday for two people still missing five days after the volcano erupted, amid ......

 2019-12-14 05:20 

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Injured India seamer Kumar out of West Indies ODIs...

India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of the three-match one-day international series against West Indies due to a groin injury, the ......

 2019-12-14 05:17 

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Hong Kong leader Lam heads for Beijing as pressure mounts at home...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam left for Beijing on Saturday for her first visit to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing ......

 2019-12-14 05:17 

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Hong Kong leader Lam visits Beijing as pressure mounts at home...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam left for Beijing on Saturday for her first visit to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing ......

 2019-12-14 05:15 

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Trade deal removes major hurdle for rally in Apple and tech...

U.S. President Donald Trump's limited trade deal with China removes a major hurdle for Apple and other technology stocks that have already surged ......

 2019-12-14 05:13 

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Five held over man's death in Hong Kong protests...

Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on the head by a brick during clashes between pro- and ......

 2019-12-14 05:12 

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SCDF conducting more fire safety checks as year-end festivities ramp up...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has been increasing its inspections of malls, discotheques and pubs amid year-end festivities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 05:03 

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UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations...

From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a...

 2019-12-14 04:59 

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Five years of thirst: South Africa's Eastern Cape battles brutal drought...

South African farmer Steve Bothma heaved a sigh of relief when the weatherman finally predicted rain....

 2019-12-14 04:06 

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US-China trade deal gets tepid reception...

US officials announced a truce in the trade war with China with much fanfare, but economists and trade experts call it largely a victory for Beijing....

 2019-12-14 03:58 

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US man videotaped slapping reporter's rear on live TV charged...

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA (AP) - A Georgia man who was videotaped slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV was arrested Friday (Dec 13) on a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 03:58 

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Washington pulled apart by partisan divide over 'facts'...

In Washington these days, there are facts, alternative facts and disputed facts....

 2019-12-14 03:50 

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Homemade 'Nikes' give Filipina athlete a golden edge...

MANILA: To some athletes, brands count for everything when it comes to performance. Filipina schoolgirl Rhea Bullos bagged three gold medals at ......

 2019-12-14 03:46 

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MFA issues travel notice for northeast India due to violent protests...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Saturday (Dec 14) issued a travel notice for northeast India, advising Singaporeans ......

 2019-12-14 03:45 

The Strait Times

Jacqueline Wong back in Hong Kong, eight months after cheating scandal with Andy Hui...

Actress Jacqueline Wong has finally returned to Hong Kong, eight months after she and married singer Andy Hui were filmed kissing in the back of a taxi in April.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-14 03:33 

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'There'll be war' if Bolivia cuts coca growing, farmers warn...

For the coca farmers of western Bolivia's Las Yungas region, the loss of president Evo Morales -- himself a one-time coca grower, and a champion ......

 2019-12-14 03:32 

The Strait Times

Trump's 'Phase One' trade deal marred by costs of trade war: Analysts...

WASHINGTON - The United States and China's arrival at a...

 2019-12-14 03:30 

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Google, Apple asked if apps like TikTok must disclose foreign ties...

The chair of a U.S. congressional panel wrote to Alphabet's Google and to Apple on Friday to ask what if any disclosures mobile apps are required ......

 2019-12-14 03:24 

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Taiwan police shoot man suspected of planting explosive device: Media...

TAIPEI: Police in southern Taiwan shot a man on Saturday (Dec 14) suspected of planting a possible explosive device outside a campaign office for ......

 2019-12-14 03:00 

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Internationals extend lead over US at Presidents Cup...

The Internationals edged closer to a breakthrough win over the United States at the Presidents Cup on Saturday after continuing their dominance in ......

 2019-12-14 03:00 

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US fight back to leave Presidents Cup in the balance...

The Internationals edged closer to a breakthrough win over the United States at the Presidents Cup on Saturday after continuing their dominance in ......

 2019-12-14 02:47 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam heads for Beijing as pressure mounts at home...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam left for Beijing on Saturday (Dec 14) for her first visit to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing defeat in local elections last month, prompting speculation about changes to her ...

 2019-12-14 02:42 

The Strait Times

UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations...

TRIPOLI (AFP) - From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a...

 2019-12-14 02:40 

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Exclusive: US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use...

The U.S. auto safety agency said on Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle's advanced Autopilot driver ......

 2019-12-14 02:40 

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US agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use...

The U.S. auto safety agency said on Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle's advanced Autopilot driver ......

 2019-12-14 02:35 

The Strait Times

Five held over man's death in Hong Kong protests...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Five Hong Kong teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a man hit on the head by a brick during clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters last month, police said Saturday (Dec 14).. Read more at straitstimes...

 2019-12-14 02:15 

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Canadian regulator dismisses Catalyst request for cease trade order on Hudson's take private deal...

Canadian financial regulator the Ontario Securities Commission said on Friday it has dismissed a request by Catalyst for a cease trade order ......

 2019-12-14 02:05 

The Strait Times

Australia's Jetstar flights cancelled as unions plan further strike action...

MELBOURNE (BLOOMBERG) - Jetstar, the low-cost unit of Qantas Airways Ltd, cancelled 90 weekend flights because of a planned strike by workers, citing safety concerns. More industrial action is planned for Thursday (Dec 19), union officials said.. Read mor...

 2019-12-14 02:04 

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Singapore working with other countries on interim solutions for WTO appeals impasse: MTI...

SINGAPORE: Singapore is working with other countries to explore viable interim solutions that "preserve or replicate" the functions of the ......

 2019-12-14 01:56 

The Strait Times

Taiwan police shoot man suspected of planting explosive device: Media...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - Police in southern Taiwan shot a man on Saturday (Dec 14) suspected of planting a possible explosive device outside a campaign office for the island's main opposition party, the Kuomintang, the official Central News Agency reported....

 2019-12-14 01:55 

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'Captain America' Reed plugged in 0-3 hole at Presidents Cup...

Patrick Reed's dismal Presidents Cup continued on Saturday as he and Webb Simpson slumped to a third successive defeat at Royal Melbourne, the U.S....

 2019-12-14 01:40 

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Commentary: Climate activists are't just irking businesses. They're setting capitalism on fire...

The ripples of youth activism and demands for sustainability are felt globally. It's time for businesses to relook their goals, say Susan ......

 2019-12-14 01:30 

The Strait Times

No worry, no hurry: Discover Bhutan's homestays, astrology readings and social enterprises...

BHUTAN - Dzongs top the itinerary in most cities on Bhutan's burgeoning tourist circuit, and for good reason too.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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