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 2019-12-10 04:38 

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Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles versus Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump - abuse of power and obstruction of Congress - with an announcement expected early on Tuesday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 04:31 

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PKR VP Rafizi Ramli announces he is quitting politics...

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Razifi Ramli said he is leaving politics.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 04:28 

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New Zealand police launch probe into volcano deaths...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand police on Tuesday (Dec 10) announced an investigation into how an eruption at the White Island volcano led to an estimated ......

 2019-12-10 04:28 

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Toxic bushfire haze blankets eastern Australia...

Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city, as Australians braced for...

 2019-12-10 04:15 

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam does not rule out reshuffle, says focus is restoring order...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam did not rule out a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday (Dec 10) but said restoring law and order was her top ......

 2019-12-10 04:13 

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New Zealand police launch criminal probe into volcano deaths...

WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealand police on Tuesday (Dec 10) announced a criminal investigation into how an eruption at the White Island volcano led to an estimated 13 deaths.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 04:00 

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Former Pakistan batsman Jamshed pleads guilty to bribery offences: report...

REUTERS: Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will be sentenced in February after pleading guilty in a British court to conspiring to bribe ......

 2019-12-10 03:57 

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Chile military plane with 38 on board goes missing on way to Antarctica...

SANTIAGO, CHILE (AP) - Chile's air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight on Monday evening (Dec 9) to the country's base in Antarctica.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 03:56 

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Signs of a volcanic eruption and what precautions to take if you're caught in one...

WELLINGTON - At least five people were killed, about 30 injured and several were reported missing after the White Island volcano suddenly erupted off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island on Monday (Dec 9), spewing a plume of ash thousands of f...

 2019-12-10 03:43 

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Polio virus probably came from outside Malaysia, says health minister...

PUTRAJAYA: The polio virus that infected a three-month-old Malaysian boy from Sabah is suspected to have come from outside the country, said ......

 2019-12-10 03:39 

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Condo resale prices dip in November: SRX...

SINGAPORE - Resale prices for non-landed private residential properties in Singapore dipped slightly in November after two straight months of increase, according to flash figures from real estate portal SRX Property on Tuesday (Dec 10).. Read more at stra...

 2019-12-10 03:36 

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No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get Unesco status...

BANGKOK (AFP) - At Bangkok's Reclining Buddha temple, Mr Krairath Chantrasri says he is a proud custodian of a 2,000-year-old skill - the body-folding, sharp-elbowed techniques of Thai massage, which this week could be added to Unesco's prestigiou...

 2019-12-10 03:34 

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Car park next to ICA Building to cease operations next year...

SINGAPORE: The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on Tuesday (Dec 10) announced that the car park adjacent to its building at 10 Kallang ......

 2019-12-10 03:31 

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Youth vote an unpredictable factor in UK election...

LONDON (AFP) - Young voters are the most europhile and left-wing in Britain, yet also the least likely to vote, representing an unknown factor in Thursday's (Dec 12) battle for Downing Street.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 03:31 

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China's biggest stock listing in years barely gains on debut...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China's largest stock debut in years did next to nothing in early trading, following signs of weakening sentiment in the world's second largest equity market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 03:15 

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One Malaysian dead in New Zealand volcano eruption...

WELLINGTON: At least one Malaysian has been confirmed dead by New Zealand authorities after a volcano erupted on a popular tourist island in the ......

 2019-12-10 03:15 

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Today in Pictures, Dec 10, 2019...

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 2019-12-10 03:05 

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Asia markets in nervous retreat as traders eye Dec 15 tariffs deadline...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Asian markets fell on Tuesday morning (Dec 10) with investors keeping a nervous eye on the US-China trade talks with less than a week until Washington is due to impose fresh tariffs on Chinese goods.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 03:04 

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Hong Kongers await Beijing olive branch after rare calm...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kongers have delivered a clarion call for change over the last fortnight with a landslide local election defeat for the government and more than one in ten hitting the streets peacefully on Sunday (Dec 8) - but will Beijing listen?....

 2019-12-10 02:56 

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Ford to nearly halve its 2018 before interest and taxes loss in China...

U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co. said on Monday it expects its full year 2019 loss, before interest and taxes, from China to be nearly halved from ......

 2019-12-10 02:54 

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China inflation fastest since 2012 on surging pork prices...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China's consumer inflation accelerated to a seven-year high in November while producer prices extended their run of declines, complicating the central bank's efforts to support the economy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 02:51 

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Honda's Hachigo seizes the wheel as quality crisis hits profits...

At a two-day gathering for Honda's suppliers in March, Chief Executive Takahiro Hachigo sounded the alarm....

 2019-12-10 02:43 

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Probation for speeding e-scooter rider who collided into pedestrian...

SINGAPORE: A pizza deliveryman who collided into a pedestrian while speeding on his electric scooter was sentenced to six months' probation on ......

 2019-12-10 02:36 

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says cabinet reshuffle is not her immediate task...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (Dec 10) a cabinet reshuffle was not her immediate task, but rather restoring law and order, as the Chinese-ruled city grapples with more than six months of sometimes violent anti-governmen...

 2019-12-10 02:35 

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Australia cartel case against Citi, Deutsche delayed by late night witness statement...

An Australian criminal cartel lawsuit against Citigroup Inc and Deutsche Bank AG was postponed on Tuesday after defense lawyers complained the ......

 2019-12-10 02:27 

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Co-inventor of barcode dies aged 94...

MIAMI (AFP) - US engineer George J Laurer, who co-invented the barcode and helped to transform the retail world in the 1970s, has died at age 94.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 02:19 

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Great day for losers: Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney gets prestigious French medal...

PARIS (AFP) - The Wimpy Kid has finally done good - and his creator Jeff Kinney has even got a medal from France to prove it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 02:18 

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Afghanistan documents reveal pain and familiar frustrations...

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Lawmakers, veterans and experts have expressed shock and resignation after a Washington Post report on Monday (Dec 9) unveiled 18 years of distortion by US officials over the prosecution of the war in Afghanistan.. Read more...

 2019-12-10 02:05 

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Frozen 2 soundtrack debuts at No. 1 on Billboard chart, without a Let It Go so far...

NEW YORK (NYTimes) - In 2014, the soundtrack to Disney's Frozen topped the Billboard album chart. At the time, it seemed like a fluke - no album from an animated film had gone to No. 1 in almost a decade - but Frozen wound up dominating the chart for ...

 2019-12-10 02:02 

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Macau casinos face biggest threat to growth in 5 years...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Two decades after Macau returned to Chinese rule, a shift that catalyzed its emergence as the world's biggest gambling hub, casinos are facing serious obstacles to their future growth.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 01:54 

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Hong Kong police say bombs left in school grounds defused...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police said they defused two homemade nail bombs discovered in the grounds of a school, and are investigating whether the ......

 2019-12-10 01:49 

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What are the articles of impeachment Trump may face?...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote as soon as this week to recommend formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump ahead of a full vote by the Democratic-led House of Representatives possibly next week....

 2019-12-10 01:35 

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Flamengo big winners at Brazil's Player of the Year awards...

Flamengo were the big winners at Monday's Player of the Year awards in Brazil with the Rio de Janeiro club taking the best player, coach and goal ......

 2019-12-10 01:33 

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IT company drops lawsuit against 27 parties, ending three-year-long dispute...

SINGAPORE - IT company StreetSine Singapore has dropped its lawsuit against the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV) and 26 other parties, marking the end to a three-year-long dispute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 01:33 

The Strait Times

Surveyors' institute accepts automated property valuation; StreetSine drops court action...

SINGAPORE - Information technology company StreetSine Singapore has dropped its lawsuit against the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV) and 26 other parties, marking the end of a three-year dispute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 01:33 

The Strait Times

Surveyors' institute, StreetSine reach understanding on automated valuation models; court action ends...

SINGAPORE - Information technology company StreetSine Singapore has dropped its lawsuit against the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV) and 26 other parties, marking the end of a three-year dispute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 01:32 

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Trans woman puts Chinese law to the test in landmark case...

HANGZHOU, China: Earlier this year, shortly after completing gender-reassignment surgery, a Chinese transgender woman surnamed Yang was fired from ......

 2019-12-10 01:31 

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Sydney SOLAS yacht race cancelled as thick smoke shrouds city...

SYDNEY: The SOLAS Big Boat Challenge was cancelled Tuesday (Dec 10) after thick bushfire smoke sent visibility plummeting on Sydney Harbour. ......

 2019-12-10 01:30 

The Strait Times

When will Rahul reclaim post?: Statesman columnist...

In her article, the author says that now that the graph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has fallen sharply due to the state of the economy, Rahul Gandhi is finding himself ready to return under changed circumstances.. Read more at straits...

 2019-12-10 01:30 

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Moon's soft policy towards Pyongyang could have hard consequences: Korea Herald...

In its editorial, the paper advises Seoul to be more resolute in urging the North to stay on the track of dialogue and refrain from provocative acts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 01:25 

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Former British spy and FBI source Steele was friends with Ivanka Trump...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - A former British spy who was a source for the FBI in its probe of Mr Donald Trump's presidential campaign had an extended friendship with Ms Ivanka Trump, the President's daughter, a source familiar with the friendship said ...

 2019-12-10 01:23 

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Hong Kong police defuse homemade bombs left in school grounds designed 'to kill and to maim'...

Bomb disposal officers rushed to Wah Yan College in Wanchai district after a janitor noticed the two devices, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 01:21 

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US athlete who inspired 'ice bucket challenge' dies at 34...

NEW YORK (AFP) - A former US college baseball player who helped inspire the global phenomenon known as the...

 2019-12-10 01:20 

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US captain Woods does not expect Presidents Cup galleries to abuse Reed...

United States captain Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he does not expect teammate Patrick Reed to be subjected to abuse by fans at the upcoming ......

 2019-12-10 01:14 

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Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban...

PARIS (REUTERS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday (Dec 9) that Moscow had grounds to appeal a decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) to bar Russia from major sporting events, a move he said violated the Olympic charter.. Read more...

 2019-12-10 01:13 

The Strait Times

UN calls for truce around next year's Tokyo summer Olympics...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution on Monday (Dec 9) urging all nations to observe a truce during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, saying sports can play a role in promoting peace and tolerance and preventing...

 2019-12-10 01:13 

The Strait Times

Deadline to register for shares in new Noble extended to March 19...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Investors still holding on to shares of the formerly Singapore Exchange-listed Noble Group, or...

 2019-12-10 01:05 

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Russia ready to help Germany in row over Georgian's murder: Putin...

PARIS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday (Dec 9) said Moscow was ready to help Germany in the investigation over the murder of a Georgian ......

 2019-12-10 01:04 

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Man who ate US$120,000 banana at art show says 'I'm not sorry'...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - A performance artist who ate a banana taped to a wall that was an artwork valued at US$120,000 (S$163,000) said his actions were not vandalism and he does not regret his snack at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida.. Read more at strait...

 2019-12-10 01:02 

The Strait Times

Apple has 'deep concerns' that ex-employees accused of theft will flee to China...

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) - Apple Inc on Monday (Dec 9) told a federal court it has...

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