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 2020-01-24 10:25 

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Japan ruling party lawmakers to float idea of issuing digital currency...

TOKYO: A group of ruling party lawmakers are working on a proposal for Japan to issue its own digital currency, one of the members said, in a sign ......

 2020-01-24 10:22 

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Tennis: Crushed Serena Williams says shock exit 'not cool' but Grand Slam record bid will go on...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) -...

 2020-01-24 10:21 

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US warns of possible counter-measures against Czech digital tax...

PRAGUE: The Czech Republic could face U.S. counter-measures if it introduces a planned 7per cent digital tax aimed at global internet giants, the U.S....

 2020-01-24 10:15 

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Forum: On Facebook...

Should the road tax formula be updated to consider a vehicle's environmental impact?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 10:12 

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Uber Eats acquisition might help Zomato lure investments from SoftBank, source says...

SoftBank has not invested in any foodtech company in India, yet....

 2020-01-24 10:10 

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Forum: AI could minimise prescription errors...

Despite the best efforts of doctors and pharmacists, prescription errors will occur (More checks and controls needed in healthcare, by Mr Ong Kok Lam, Jan 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 10:10 

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Forum: Worried about carbon monoxide levels at Woodlands Checkpoint...

I think it is time the relevant authorities install carbon monoxide detectors at key spots at the Woodlands Checkpoint.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 10:05 

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Forum: Prescription wrongly keyed into patient's record...

We thank Mr Ong Kok Lam for his feedback (More checks and controls needed in healthcare, Jan 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 10:00 

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Asian Insider Podcast: Ground Zero Wuhan - China battles to contain new Coronavirus...

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 2020-01-24 09:59 

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Wuhan virus in Singapore: What can you do?...

SINGAPORE: Doctors have urged members of the public to remain calm and observe proper hygiene practices, as the number of confirmed coronavirus ......

 2020-01-24 09:57 

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Tennis: Coco Gauff, 15, stuns title-holder Osaka at Australian Open...

Unseeded 15-year-old Coco Gauff beat reigning champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets in a major upset at the Australian Open on Friday....

 2020-01-24 09:52 

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Beijing to close section of Great Wall, other tourist sites...

BEIJING: China announced Friday (Jan 24) it will close a section of the Great Wall and other famous Beijing landmarks to control the spread of a ......

 2020-01-24 09:49 

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Beijing, Shanghai urge people from virus outbreak areas to stay at home for 14 days...

Beijing city government has urged residents returning from coronavirus outbreak areas to stay at home for 14 days to prevent its spread, the ......

 2020-01-24 09:46 

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Tennis: Defending champion Naomi Osaka fizzles out of Australian Open, shocked by prodigy Coco Gauff...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Defending champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open on Friday (Jan 24), falling 6-3, 6-4 in a stunning upset by American teenage sensation Coco Gauff in the third round.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 09:45 

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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Jan 24...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Friday, Jan 24.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 09:41 

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Defending champion Osaka fizzles out of Australian Open...

MELBOURNE: Defending champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open on Friday, falling 6-3 6-4 in a stunning upset by American ......

 2020-01-24 09:41 

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Teenager Gauff ends Osaka's title defence in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE: Coco Gauff continued her dream run at the Australian Open on Friday when the 15-year-old knocked out defending champion Naomi Osaka 6-3 ......

 2020-01-24 09:41 

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Teenager Gauff stuns Osaka in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE: With composure that belied her age, Coco Gauff claimed the biggest win of her young career on Friday with a stunning upset of defending ......

 2020-01-24 09:21 

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Catholic Church in Singapore exempts members who are sick from attending Mass...

SINGAPORE - The Catholic Church in Singapore is exempting its members who are unwell or showing flu-like symptoms from attending Mass where crowds are present.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 09:17 

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Wuhan virus in Singapore: What we know about the confirmed cases...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced Singapore's first case of the Wuhan virus on Thursday (Jan 24), with another two cases confirmed ......

 2020-01-24 09:07 

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Chinese tourist who evaded health checks in France claims to have no symptoms of Wuhan virus...

PARIS: A Chinese tourist from Wuhan who said she evaded health checks at customs and successfully entered France has claimed to be free of ......

 2020-01-24 09:03 

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Wuhan virus panic causes face mask supplies to run out in Asia...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Face masks and hand sanitisers are becoming must-have accessories from Hong Kong to Japan as a deadly virus spreads across Asia. The only problem is getting hold of them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 09:00 

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Athletics - Bikila, Debele triumph as Ethiopians dominate Dubai Marathon...

REUTERS: Olika Adugna Bikila won the men's Dubai Marathon on Friday ahead of Kenyan Eric Kiprono Kiptanui and Ethiopian compatriot Tsedat Abeje ......

 2020-01-24 09:00 

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Will Mahathir still need Pakatan?: Sin Chew Daily columnist...

In the article, the author says that Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is facing much bigger pressure from within, having lost five consecutive by-elections.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 09:00 

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Merkel's Cold War caution on the button: China Daily...

In its editorial, the paper says that as a far-sighted Western leader who has been through the Cold War era, German Chancellor Angela Merkel knows the world cannot afford to see history repeat itself.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 08:55 

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Hospitals in China's virus epicentre of Wuhan launch public appeals for supplies...

BEIJING (Reuters) - Hospitals in Wuhan, the central Chinese city at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak, are calling on public support for protective supplies such as masks and suits, as supplies run low and the number of cases grows daily.. Read more at...

 2020-01-24 08:39 

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Tennis: No-nonsense Novak Djokovic cruises towards record eighth Melbourne title...

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Novak Djokovic barely got out of first gear in a sizzling performance to thrash Yoshihito Nishioka and move into the Australian Open fourth round on Friday (Jan 24), closing in on a record eighth title.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 08:30 

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Rain delays play at start of fourth test...

Rain delayed the toss and the start of play on the opening day of the fourth and final test between South Africa and England, with poor weather ......

 2020-01-24 08:30 

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Archer out again as England win toss...

England's Jofra Archer was ruled out of the fourth and final test against South Africa at The Wanderers as the tourists' captain Joe Root won the ......

 2020-01-24 08:30 

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Crawley leads the way as England make positive start...

Zak Crawley scored a maiden test 50 as England made a confident start to the fourth and final test against South Africa and were 100 runs without ......

 2020-01-24 08:30 

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Cricket: Crawley hits maiden 50 but South Africa fight back...

Zak Crawley scored a maiden test 50 as England made a confident start to the fourth and final test against South Africa and were 100 runs without ......

 2020-01-24 08:27 

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Wuhan virus: Eight in isolation in Johor Baru after coming into contact with patient in Singapore...

IPOH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Eight people have been isolated and are being monitored by health officers at a hotel in Johor Baru for symptoms related to the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 08:22 

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Swimming: Japan's Hagino eyes Tokyo gold after Olympic hangover...

Japan's Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino admits he was swimming...

 2020-01-24 08:16 

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Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble - sources...

Athletics' ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike's popular ......

 2020-01-24 08:05 

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Italy watchdog launches non-compliance proceedings against Facebook...

Italy's competition watchdog has launched proceedings against Facebook for non-compliance with a previous request it had made regarding improper ......

 2020-01-24 08:01 

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Patients' travel history, dedicated isolation areas: GPs take measures in wake of Wuhan virus...

SINGAPORE: Measures are in place at general practitioner (GP) clinics to ensure that suspected cases of the Wuhan virus are screened and dealt ......

 2020-01-24 08:01 

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Failure to deliver: Japan mailman hoarded post for years...

A former Japanese postman faces possible charges after police discovered he stockpiled a mountain of mail at his home, reportedly saying it was ......

 2020-01-24 07:57 

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Failure to deliver: Japan mailman hoarded post for years...

TOKYO (AFP) - A former Japanese postman faces possible charges after police discovered he stockpiled a mountain of mail at his home, reportedly saying it was...

 2020-01-24 07:56 

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Mastercard invests in Temasek-backed POS provider Pine Labs...

The deal could boost Pine Labs' valuation to more than US$1 billion, according to a report....

 2020-01-24 07:55 

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Rugby - Du Toit adds SA Rugby prize to crown of world's best player...

World Cup winning flank Pieter-Steph du Toit has been named as South African Rugby Player of the Year, retaining the prize he won last year and ......

 2020-01-24 07:46 

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Takeaway says 90per cent of Just Eat shareholders have tendered shares...

Dutch online food ordering service Takeaway.com said on Friday that 90.2per cent of Just Eat shareholders have tendered shares to its takeover ......

 2020-01-24 07:40 

The Strait Times

Malaysian rights group sues Minister K Shanmugam in KL over Pofma correction order...

KUALA LUMPUR - A Malaysia-based rights group is suing Singapore's Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam for issuing an order, under Singapore's fake news law, to correct statements it made on the country's execution method.. Read more at straitst...

 2020-01-24 07:35 

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Nestle teams up with Canadian plant-based ingredients makers...

Food group Nestle has teamed up with Canadian plant-based food ingredient makers Burcon and Merit to speed up innovation in the fast-growing ......

 2020-01-24 07:35 

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Nestle teams up with Canadian plant-based ingredient makers...

Food group Nestle SA said on Friday it has teamed up with small Canadian plant-based food ingredient makers Burcon and Merit Functional Foods, ......

 2020-01-24 07:26 

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Wuhan virus outbreak: At a glance...

SINGAPORE: Ahead of Chinese New Year, China is battling a growing health crisis caused by an unknown coronavirus that has infected hundreds and ......

 2020-01-24 07:24 

The Strait Times

Golf: Tony Finau, citing family reasons, pulls out of controversial Saudi event but big names confirmed...

(REUTERS) - World No. 16 golfer Tony Finau has withdrawn from next week's Saudi International, citing family reasons.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 07:22 

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Hospitals in China's virus epicentre launch public appeals for supplies...

Hospitals in the central Chinese city at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak are calling on public support for protective supplies such as masks ......

 2020-01-24 07:10 

The Strait Times

Ng Ser Miang appointed to lead Wada's finance and admin committee...

SINGAPORE - Veteran Singapore sports administrator Ng Ser Miang has been appointed chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (Wada) finance and administration committee.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-24 07:08 

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Two more people test positive for Wuhan virus in Singapore; total of 3 confirmed cases: MOH...

SINGAPORE: Two more people have tested positive for the Wuhan virus in Singapore, bringing the total number of cases to three, the Ministry of ......

 2020-01-24 07:08 

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Indian insurtech firm Digit to raise $84m in equity funding...

The new funding round would bring the company's total capital raised to US$224 million....

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