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 2020-07-04 12:52 

The Strait Times

Cue sports: Billiards, pool halls fill up after reopening, but operators not rejoicing yet...

SINGAPORE - Pent-up demand for pool and billiards tables saw factory worker Boon Chua and his two friends having to visit two cue sports centreson Saturday (July 4) before they were able to get a table at Pool Fusion at Middle Road.. Read more at straitst...

 2020-07-04 12:50 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Number of Indian MPs in Parliament reflects population make-up, says Shanmugam...

SINGAPORE - Though the first goal of the PAP is meritocracy, representing each race in Parliament according to the make-upof the country is also important, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 12:48 

The Strait Times

Diver dies in Australia shark attack...

BRISBANE (AFP) - A man died Saturday (July 4) after being attacked by a shark while spearfishing off Australia's east coast, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 12:42 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Singapore's progressive wage model allows workers to 'move up the ladder', says Josephine Teo...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's progressive wage model is better than having a minimum wage or living wage as it "provides a way for people to move ......

 2020-07-04 12:42 

The Strait Times

Attractions reopen to cautious crowds, with strict safety measures in place...

SINGAPORE - Attractions such as Universal Studios Singapore (USS) and the Singapore Zoo buzzed with guests once again on Saturday (July 4), with a slew of safety measures in place to keep visitors safe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 12:15 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Time to move on from 10m population dispute says SDP, accuses PAP of 'desperation'...

SINGAPORE - Singapore Democratic Party leaders Paul Tambyah and Chee Soon Juan said it was time for the election campaign to move on from the 10 million population dispute - but not before accusing the PAP of...

 2020-07-04 11:55 

The Strait Times

Jokowi's relations with ruling party hit low point amid claims administration gives strategic posts to outsiders...

JAKARTA - The mercurial relations between President Joko Widodo and the elites of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) have again hit a low point - this time over the appointment of non-party figures to the notoriously high-paying senior ma...

 2020-07-04 11:52 

The Strait Times

Motor racing: Hamilton completes F1 Austrian Grand Prix practice sweep as Latifi crashes...

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA (REUTERS) - Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton completed a sweep of Austrian Grand Prix practice on Saturday (July 4) with his Mercedes team again one-two on the time sheets, while Canadian rookie Nicholas Latifi crashed his W...

 2020-07-04 11:42 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: 101 overseas Singaporeans won't get to vote due to glitch in ICA system...

SINGAPORE - Some overseas Singaporeans will not get to vote in the general election as a result of a glitch in the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority's (ICA) system.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 11:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Hamilton completes Austrian practice sweep, Latifi crashes...

Six-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton completed a sweep of Austrian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, with his Mercedes team again one-two ......

 2020-07-04 11:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Formula 1: Hamilton completes Austrian practice sweep, Latifi crashes...

SPIELBERG, Austria: Six-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton completed a sweep of Austrian Grand Prix practice on Saturday (Jul 4), with his ......

 2020-07-04 11:40 

Channel NewsAsia

No days off for Liverpool under Klopp, says Oxlade-Chamberlain...

REUTERS: The hard work has not stopped for Premier League champions Liverpool under manager Juergen Klopp despite ending a 30-year wait for the ......

 2020-07-04 11:37 

The Strait Times

Family of Singaporean swept into sea in Western Australia hopeful even as search efforts prove unsuccessful...

SINGAPORE - Five days after Mr Goh Heng Yi was swept into the sea by waves at Australia's western coast, his family is still hoping for a miracle.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 11:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Miller's late try ensures Brumbies hold off Rebels...

SYDNEY: Replacement Will Miller scored a 77th-minute try as the ACT Brumbies held off a fast-finishing Melbourne Rebels to record a 31-23 victory ......

 2020-07-04 11:28 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: East Coast GRC to be a good place for families and seniors, says Heng Swee Keat...

SINGAPORE - East Coast must be a good place for families to raise children and seniors to grow old in, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Saturday (July 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 11:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran imposes new curbs as COVID-19 toll rises...

Iranians who do not wear masks will be denied state services and workplaces that fail to comply with health protocols will be shut for a week, ......

 2020-07-04 11:08 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: East Coast-Fengshan Town Council says uniformed workers seen with PAP bags were not doing its work...

SINGAPORE - The East Coast-Fengshan Town Council says it has reminded its estate cleaning contractor to observe its guidelines, after netizens had asked why town council workers were distributing bags bearing the logo of the People's Action Party (PAP...

 2020-07-04 11:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Bess named in England squad for first Windies test, Moeen left out...

Spinner Dom Bess was named in England's 13-man squad for the first test against West Indies and there was no place for Moeen Ali among nine ......

 2020-07-04 11:02 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: 101 overseas Singaporeans unable to vote due to 'glitch' in ICA system...

SINGAPORE: A total of 101 Singaporeans living overseas will not be able to vote in the 2020 General Election because of a glitch in the system ......

 2020-07-04 11:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Five Armenian clubs disqualified, 45 get life bans for match-fixing...

REUTERS: The Armenian Football Federation (FFA) suspended the country's second tier with immediate effect and disqualified five teams after ......

 2020-07-04 10:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippine officials faked data showing ex-Wirecard exec in country...

Philippine immigration officers falsified records to show ex-Wirecard executive Jan Marsalek briefly visited the country after he was sacked from ......

 2020-07-04 10:44 

The Strait Times

Democracy books disappear from Hong Kong libraries...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Books written by prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have started to disappear from the city's libraries, online records show, days after Beijing imposed a draconian national security law on the finance hub.. Read more at straits...

 2020-07-04 10:34 

The Strait Times

Golf: Chris Kirk and Webb Simpson share US PGA lead in Detroit at halfway mark, with six players a shot back...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Chris Kirk, seeking his first US PGA Tour title since 2015, and recent winner Webb Simpson shared the lead on Friday (July 3) after the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, Michigan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 10:30 

Channel NewsAsia

All COVID-19 tests in Formula One have been negative...

SPIELBERG, Austria: All Formula One drivers, teams and personnel have tested negative for COVID-19 ahead of the season-opening Austrian Grand ......

 2020-07-04 10:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Polls close in tightly contested Australian by-election...

Polling closed on Saturday in an Australian by-election being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Scott Morrison's handling of bushfires and ......

 2020-07-04 10:18 

The Strait Times

Harassment findings against top judge in Australia prompt calls to improve workplace safety for women...

SYDNEY - The revelation that a former Australian High Court judge, Dyson Heydon, allegedly sexually harassed multiple younger women has stunned the legal profession and prompted moves to overhaul workplace practices.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 10:11 

The Strait Times

This week's top reads from The Straits Times...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the week's top reads.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 10:11 

The Strait Times

Australia locks down high-rise apartments as virus cases spike...

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Thousands of residents in several high-rise apartments in Melbourne went into lockdown for at least five days on Saturday (July 4), as officials struggle to control a virus outbreak in Australia's second biggest city.. Read more at s...

 2020-07-04 09:30 

Tech in Asia

A startup in Asia got $750m in funding this week...

The latest startup deals in Asia: A company raised US$750 million from Sequoia Capital, Visionfund and more....

 2020-07-04 09:25 

The Strait Times

The Big Story: Weekend campaigning in full force as party leaders lend support on walkabouts across S'pore...

SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' (ST) weekday talk show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 09:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Two top Ubisoft execs leave during sexual harassment probe...

Two top executives from one of the world's largest gaming companies have left the firm during an investigation into allegations of sexual ......

 2020-07-04 09:11 

The Strait Times

Lockdown lifted in Britain but fears of a resurgence in Covid-19 persist...

DEVON - The lockdown officially lifted yesterday (July 4) across England after nearly 15 weeks although people had been casting a blind eye to the restrictions way before this. Call it lockdown fatigue or the Dominic Cummings effect, but after Boris Johns...

 2020-07-04 09:11 

The Strait Times

WHO says first alerted to virus by its office, not China...

GENEVA (AFP) - The World Health Organisation has updated its account of the early stages of the Covid crisis to say it was alerted by its own office in China, and not by China itself, to the first pneumonia cases in Wuhan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 09:08 

The Strait Times

Bicycles are pushing aside cars on Europe's city streets...

BERLIN (BLOOMBERG) - Bikes are increasingly muscling aside cars on Europe's city streets, as the coronavirus accelerates a shift towards pedal power.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 09:04 

Channel NewsAsia

A lifeline for Sembcorp Marine...

Troubled Sembcorp Marine is getting a reprieve. Money Mind makes sense of the recapitalisation deal for the marine firm....

 2020-07-04 09:03 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Make 'full use' of jobs and skills package to keep training, DPM Heng tells firms and workers...

SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Saturday (Jul 4) urged employers and workers to continue with training by making "full use" of ......

 2020-07-04 09:00 

The Strait Times

India sets ambitious Covid-19 vaccine plan as outbreak surges...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - India has set an ambitious timeline for its first potential coronavirus vaccine - from human trials to general use in six weeks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 08:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby: Foreign club switch would rule Tuilagi out of England selection, says RFU...

England centre Manu Tuilagi cannot represent the national team if he joins a foreign club after his departure from Leicester Tigers, with the ......

 2020-07-04 08:46 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: PPP's Goh Meng Seng calls on Government to specify a projected population figure...

SINGAPORE: The People's Power Party's (PPP) sole candidate for the General Election Goh Meng Seng said the Government should state a specific ......

 2020-07-04 08:42 

The Strait Times

Wirecard ex-COO Marsalek's entry into Philippines was faked, minister says...

MANILA (REUTERS) - Immigration records showing Wirecard's former chief operating officer Jan Marsalek arrived in the Philippines on June 23 and departed for China the next day were falsified, Philippines Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Satu...

 2020-07-04 08:39 

The Strait Times

Athletics: US sprinter Gabrielle Thomas cleared by AIU in whereabouts failure case...

(REUTERS) - American sprinter Gabrielle Thomas' provisional suspension for allegedly failing to make herself available for anti-doping tests has been lifted, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday (July 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 08:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Paris Louvre museum reopens on Monday after crippling losses due to COVID-19...

PARIS: The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum and home to the Mona Lisa, reopens on Monday (Jul 6) but with coronavirus restrictions ......

 2020-07-04 08:33 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Political parties must produce 'concrete plans', not just 'broad statements', says Shanmugam...

SINGAPORE: Political parties contesting in the General Election must produce "concrete plans" to deal with issues faced by Singaporeans, not just ......

 2020-07-04 08:24 

The Strait Times

More bodies to be buried in mass grave after Myanmar jade mine landslide...

HPAKANT (REUTERS) - Dozens more jade miners killed in a landslide in northern Myanmar will be buried on Saturday (July 4), a local official said, after 77 others were interred in a mass grave on Friday following one of the worst mining accidents in the co...

 2020-07-04 08:24 

The Strait Times

Paris Louvre museum reopens July 6 after crippling losses...

PARIS (AFP) - The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum and home to the Mona Lisa, reopens on Monday (July 6) but with coronavirus restrictions in place and parts of the complex closed to visitors.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 08:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Rusty' Carter happy with club hitout in return to New Zealand rugby...

Former All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter gave himself a pass mark after his first game of rugby in New Zealand since 2015 but was not expecting to ......

 2020-07-04 08:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Argentina economy to shrink 12% in 2020 as COVID-19 pandemic batters output: Poll...

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina's economy is expected to contract by 12 per cent in 2020, a monthly central bank poll of analysts showed on Friday (Jul ......

 2020-07-04 08:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Vietnam to sell remaining 36% stake in largest brewer Sabeco...

HANOI: Vietnam's government will sell its remaining 36 per cent stake in the country's largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to ......

 2020-07-04 08:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Seven police hurt in violence at London music event...

LONDON: Seven police officials were injured in violence at an unlicensed musical event in the British capital as they sought to break up a crowd ......

 2020-07-04 07:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore reports 185 new COVID-19 infections, with 9 in the community and 1 imported case...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 185 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday (Jul 4), including nine community cases. This brings the total number of ......

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