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 2020-07-12 12:14 

The Strait Times

Football: Griezmann may miss season finale due to thigh injury...

MADRID (AFP) - Antoine Griezmann looks set to miss the rest of the season afer Barcelona said on Sunday (July 12) the France attacker had a thigh injury.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 12:05 

The Strait Times

Netanyahu vows relief as Israelis fume over virus-battered economy...

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday (July 12) pledged immediate financial aid to Israelis whose livelihoods have been devastated by the coronavirus, as his government faces mounting anger over its pandemic response.. Read more at...

 2020-07-12 11:53 

The Strait Times

DBS, Neo & Partners Global, win awards for use of financial information and technology...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - DBS Bank and home-grown finance and technology firm Neo & Partners Global clinched awards at the WatersTechnology Asia Awards 2020 last Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 11:45 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Singapore stocks seen helped by election as diversity increases...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Another mandate for Singapore's ruling party - along with the opposition winning its most seats ever - will boost the city-state's equities, according to analysts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 11:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Griezmann may miss season finale due to thigh injury...

Antoine Griezmann looks set to miss the rest of the season afer Barcelona said on Sunday the France attacker had a thigh injury....

 2020-07-12 11:29 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: West Coast PAP team grateful for majority support and has started work, says Iswaran...

The team's immediate priority is to set up a town council that will oversee municipal matters in both West Coast GRC and Pioneer SMC.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 11:17 

Channel NewsAsia

500,000 Hong Kongers cast 'protest' vote against new security laws...

HONG KONG: Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens queued to cast ballots over the weekend in what the Chinese-ruled city's opposition camp ......

 2020-07-12 11:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump's push to reopen schools amid COVID-19 part of bid to boost suburban standing...

President Donald Trump's demand for U.S. schools to fully reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic is central to an emerging re-election ......

 2020-07-12 11:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Pope 'very distressed' over Turkey's Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque...

Pope Francis said on Sunday he was hurt by Turkey's decision to...

 2020-07-12 11:00 

The Strait Times

Brooklyn Beckham, son of David Beckham, is engaged to actress Nicola Peltz...

Retired English footballer David Beckham is set to become a father-in-law after his son announced his engagement to actress Nicola Peltz.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:50 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Students who missed mother tongue language exams in June to be fairly assessed...

SINGAPORE - Students who missed parts of the O- and A-level mother tongue language examinations in June because of the Covid-19 pandemic will be fairly assessed and not disadvantaged, the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) has said.. Read ...

 2020-07-12 10:50 

Channel NewsAsia

China releases professor who criticised President Xi, friends say...

BEIJING: A Beijing law professor who has been an outspoken critic of China's President Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party was released on ......

 2020-07-12 10:45 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong singer Eason Chan performs charity concert in empty stadium...

Hong Kong singer Eason Chan has become the first singer to perform at the Hong Kong Coliseum after performing restrictions - imposed in light of the Covid-19 pandemic - were lifted.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing...

TEHRAN: Iran said that the misalignment of an air defence unit's radar system was the key...

 2020-07-12 10:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Hamburg sex workers demand Germany's brothels reopen...

Prostitutes demonstrated in Hamburg's red light district late on Saturday evening demanding that Germany's brothels be allowed to reopen after ......

 2020-07-12 10:16 

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Hungary imposes border checks, quarantine to prevent spread of virus...

Hungary has imposed new restrictions on cross-border travel as of next Wednesday in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a surge ......

 2020-07-12 10:10 

The Strait Times

Start-up city: Vietnam's young invest ideas in Ho Chi Minh...

HO CHI MINH CITY (AFP) - A tech-savvy population, a fast-growing economy, and the perks of being first in an emerging market - Vietnamese entrepreneur Le Thanh saw the potential in booming Ho Chi Minh City for his start-up transforming coffee grounds into...

 2020-07-12 10:09 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: MRT station cleaners, staff get care packs and notes of appreciation from volunteer group...

SINGAPORE - As a gesture of appreciation for their hard work amid the coronavirus pandemic, care packs filled with goodies were given out to cleaners and staff at various MRT stations by volunteer group Be Kind SG over the weekend.. Read more at straitsti...

 2020-07-12 10:07 

The Strait Times

Poland police hunt for fugitive ex-soldier and his puma...

WARSAW (AFP) - Polish police are on the hunt for a former soldier who fled into a forest with a puma to avoid handing it over to a zoo.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:05 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 pandemic causing some to have strange and bizarre dreams...

Concerns over the coronavirus pandemic have found their way into people's dreams, a development that psychologists say is common around traumatic events.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Poland police hunt for fugitive ex-soldier and his puma...

WARSAW: Polish police are on the hunt for a former soldier who fled into a forest with a puma to avoid handing it over to a zoo. About 200 ......

 2020-07-12 09:51 

The Strait Times

Spying claims are latest twist in Germany's Wirecard thriller...

BERLIN (AFP) - The plot thickens in the spectacular collapse of payments provider Wirecard: The Austrian man at large over Germany's worst financial fraud scandal may also have had links to secret services.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:49 

The Strait Times

Mixed martial arts: Usman grinds down Masvidal to retain UFC welterweight crown in Abu Dhabi...

(REUTERS) - Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman ground out a decision victory over Jorge Masvidal to keep his belt, and Alexander Volkanovski retained his featherweight title with a split decision victory over Max Holloway at the UFC 251 event in Abu Dhabi...

 2020-07-12 09:46 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Spurs coach Popovich feels safe in NBA 'bubble'...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - The move to create a...

 2020-07-12 09:45 

The Strait Times

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith, wife of actor Will Smith, admits to past affair with singer August Alsina...

American R&B singer August Alsina surprised many people on June 30 when he disclosed his alleged romance with Jada Pinkett Smith, the wife of actor Will Smith.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:27 

The Strait Times

Rising concern over freedom of expression under Malaysia's new government...

KUALA LUMPUR - Opposition politicians and civil society leaders in Malaysia are growing increasingly concerned about the government's approach towards freedom of expression, following a week in which it initiated criminal investigations against a medi...

 2020-07-12 09:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia reports 1,681 new COVID-19 cases: Health Ministry official...

Indonesia reported 1,681 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total count to 75,699, Health Ministry official Achmad Yurianto told a ......

 2020-07-12 09:20 

The Strait Times

Football: Premier League contacts clubs over need for distancing during games, says report...

LONDON (REUTERS) - The Premier League has contacted all 20 clubs in England's top-flight regarding their players' failure to adhere to social distancing guidelines during water breaks and goal celebrations, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Frid...

 2020-07-12 09:16 

The Strait Times

Football: Ronaldinho loses appeal for release from house arrest...

ASUNCION - Ronaldinho has been ordered to remain under house arrest in Paraguay after an appeal court judge refused a request to release the former Barcelona star and his brother.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:15 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong singer Andy Hui shows off his wedding ring while performing on social media...

HONG KONG - Hong Kong singer Andy Hui, who was caught in a cheating scandal with actress Jacqueline Wong last year, performed for the first time in 14 months on ViuTV's music show Chill Club on June 15.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:14 

The Strait Times

Malaysians under 21 unlikely to vote in snap polls despite voting age reforms...

KUALA LUMPUR - Younger Malaysians will not be able to vote if a snap election is called despite the fact that the voting age was reduced last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:06 

The Strait Times

Golf-Flawless play propels Justin Thomas to lead at Muirfield...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Justin Thomas shot a second consecutive six-under to seize the lead from Collin Morikawa at the third round of the Workday Charity Open in Dublin, Ohio on Saturday (July 11).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 09:06 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Workers' Party says it's reaching out to existing town councils for handover in Sengkang GRC...

SINGAPORE: The Workers' Party's (WP) Sengkang GRC team has reached out to the managing agents of existing town councils to facilitate the ......

 2020-07-12 09:00 

Tech in Asia

The fall of an ecommerce startup and other top stories this week...

A snapshot of articles we enjoyed the past few days, from the fall of a luxury e-tailer to the opportunities spotted by HR tech firms...

 2020-07-12 08:57 

The Strait Times

Basketball: ESPN suspends Wojnarowski over profane e-mail to senator...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS, AFP) ESPN suspended Adrian Wojnarowski late on Saturday night (July 11) without pay, according to reports, one day after the National Basketball Association (NBA) reporter sent a profane e-mail to Missouri Republican senator Josh Haw...

 2020-07-12 08:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Safety first for Spaniards voting amid new COVID-19 outbreaks...

Voters in northern Spain wore face masks and used hand sanitizer gel before entering polling stations on Sunday as Galicia and the Basque Country ......

 2020-07-12 08:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Tokyo confirms 206 new cases of COVID-19 infections on Sunday: Report...

Tokyo officials confirmed 206 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, public broadcaster NHK reported, as Japan's capital struggles with a ......

 2020-07-12 08:50 

The Strait Times

Safety first for Spaniards voting amid new coronavirus outbreaks...

BILBAO, SPAIN (REUTERS) - Voters in northern Spain wore face masks and used hand sanitiser gel before entering polling stations on Sunday (July 12) as Galicia and the Basque Country held regional elections while fighting localised outbreaks of Covid-19.. ...

 2020-07-12 08:48 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Wimbledon cancellation gives food for thought...

LONDON (AFP) - Strawberries and cream are just as much part of the Wimbledon experience as tennis in pristine whites on the lush green lawns of the All England Club.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:46 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong gets zero fee trading in blow to struggling brokers...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Less than a year since Charles Schwab reshaped the United States discount broker industry with zero-fee trading, a Hong Kong firm is following suit in a move set to deepen the pain for the city's many hard-pressed trading house...

 2020-07-12 08:45 

The Strait Times

Parliament test of Muhyiddin's majority could also yield timing for next Malaysian polls...

Topping the list of business when the House reconvenes are motions to replace the incumbent speaker and his deputy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Poles vote in presidential election that highlights country's deep divisions...

Poles were voting on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election that has highlighted the country's deep political divisions and may shape its ......

 2020-07-12 08:40 

The Strait Times

Football: Brazilian Match called off after 14 players test positive for Covid-19...

BRASILIA (REUTERS) - Authorities cancelled one of southern Brazil's biggest footballing derbies less than 24 hours before kick-off on Saturday (July 11) after 14 members of one side tested positive for Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:37 

The Strait Times

Football: Former Australia captain Jedinak retires...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Former Australia captain Mile Jedinak said he has retired from football, having stepped down from internationals in 2018 and not played a professional game since then.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:23 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Sights and sounds of a Covid election...

ST's Picture Desk brings you a video wrap of the last two weeks of hustings that shook the political scene.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:17 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Japan government urges urbanites to tour country, sparking virus fear...

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - A Japanese government campaign to spur domestic tourism has drawn both enthusiasm and ire, with some social media users telling urbanites to stay away from rural areas after Covid-19 cases hit a record high in Tokyo.. Read more at stra...

 2020-07-12 08:17 

The Strait Times

China economy rebounds in Q2 after virus hit: AFP poll...

BEIJING (AFP) - China returned to growth in the second quarter after the coronavirus pandemic handed the world's second largest economy its first contraction in decades, according to an AFP poll of analysts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia military academy hit by COVID-19 outbreak...

Nearly 1,300 people at a military academy in Indonesia have tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said, as the country struggles to ......

 2020-07-12 08:10 

The Strait Times

Indonesia military academy hit by coronavirus outbreak, nearly 1,300 test positive...

BANDUNG, INDONESIA (AFP) - Nearly 1,300 people at a military academy in Indonesia have tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said, as the country struggles to contain the epidemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 08:06 

The Strait Times

GE2020: Workers' Party considering new town council for Sengkang GRC instead of expanding Aljunied-Hougang Town Council...

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