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 2019-12-05 11:05 

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No apology for Elon Musk from British diver at 'pedo guy' defamation trial...

The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a...

 2019-12-05 11:04 

The Strait Times

SEA Games: Defending champion Joseph Schooling loses 50m butterfly gold to teammate Teong Tzen Wei...

Teong stopped the clock at 23.55 seconds while Schooling finished in 23.61sec to settle for the silver.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 11:04 

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As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court...

LUCKNOW, India: A 23-year-old rape victim was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in the ......

 2019-12-05 11:03 

The Strait Times

All town councils including AHTC submitted clean financial statements; MND asks why Sylvia Lim, Low Thia Khiang remain involved in financial matters...

SINGAPORE - All 16 town councils submitted clean accounts this year to the Ministry of National Development (MND), including the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council run by the Workers' Party which did so for the first time in eight years.. Read more at stra...

 2019-12-05 10:57 

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Indonesian faints during whipping for Sharia-banned sex...

IDI, Indonesia: An Indonesian man who fainted as he was being whipped for pre-marital sex Thursday (Dec 5) was revived to receive the rest of his ......

 2019-12-05 10:55 

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Atletico seek quick fix at Villarreal in transitional season...

Atletico Madrid's seemingly unshakeable position as Spain's third force has come under threat following a slide in form and they desperately need ......

 2019-12-05 10:48 

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All town councils have unqualified financial statements for FY2018...

SINGAPORE: All 16 town councils had unqualified financial statements for the 2018 financial year, the Ministry of National Development (MND) said ......

 2019-12-05 10:47 

The Strait Times

NTU student expelled after allegedly recording video of woman showering on campus...

SINGAPORE - A teenage Nanyang Technological University (NTU) student has been expelled after he allegedly used his mobile phone to record a video of a woman showering on campus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 10:45 

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Football: UAE sack Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk...

The United Arab Emirates have sacked their Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk after only nine months in the job....

 2019-12-05 10:41 

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Swimming: Teong Tzen Wei stuns defending champion Joseph Schooling to win 50m butterfly at SEA Games...

CLARK: Teong Tzen Wei upset Asian record holder and SEA Games defending champion Joseph Schooling to win gold in the 50m butterfly on Thursday ......

 2019-12-05 10:41 

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Swimming: Teong Tzen Wei stuns defending champion Joseph Schooling to win 50m butterfly at SEA Games...

NEW CLARK CITY: The familiar strains of Majulah Singapura sounded through the speakers of the New Clark City Aquatic Centre on Thursday (Dec 5) ......

 2019-12-05 10:40 

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MND remains concerned over AHTC financial affairs, could take regulatory action...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of National Development (MND) said on Thursday (Dec 5) that it was concerned over Ms Sylvia Lim and Mr Low Thia Kiang's ......

 2019-12-05 10:39 

The Strait Times

Singapore Polytechnic team turns ash from waste into building material, sound barrier, water decontaminant...

SINGAPORE - At a time when Singapore is trying to find new methods to manage its waste and extend the life of Semakau Landfill, a team of students and researchers from Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has found a way to turn trash into treasure.. Read more at s...

 2019-12-05 10:37 

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E-sports levels up with SEA Games debut...

E-sports took a step into the sporting mainstream on Thursday (Dec 5) as it made its debut at the Southeast Asian Games, becoming a medal event ......

 2019-12-05 10:19 

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Underwater hockey: Clean sweep for Singapore as they win SEA Games gold again...

CLARK, Philippines: Singapore's underwater hockey teams have won all four golds on offer in the sport at the 30th SEA Games after the women's and ......

 2019-12-05 10:18 

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Auschwitz survivor's 'duty to the dead'...

Leon Schwarzbaum is one of the last survivors of Auschwitz -- the Nazi death camp that Chancellor Angela Merkel will be visiting for the first ......

 2019-12-05 10:13 

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Grab launches numberless card with Mastercard...

Grab has launched Asia's first numberless card with Mastercard, the ride-hailing firm announced on Thursday (Dec 5), cementing its position as a ......

 2019-12-05 10:10 

The Strait Times

SIA apologises after flight to New Delhi delayed by almost 17 hours...

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has released a statement on Thursday (Dec 5) apologising for a flight delay on Nov 29 which saw passengers travelling to New Delhi departing almost 17 hours after their scheduled time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 10:05 

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StanChart marathon shifted to evening so more people could join in: SportSG...

SINGAPORE: This year's Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon was moved from the morning to the evening so that more people could join in, said ......

 2019-12-05 10:00 

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Football: Singapore open SEA Games goal account in inconsequential win over Brunei...

MANILA: Ikhsan Fandi scored a hat-trick as Singapore's Under-22 side thumped Brunei 7-0 in their final match at the SEA Games on Thursday (Dec 5)....

 2019-12-05 10:00 

The Strait Times

Life Picks Podcast: How to catch DJs Tiesto and Don Diablo in Singapore...

Every Thursday, The Straits Times highlights the best films, concerts, restaurants and arts events you can catch in Singapore over the coming weeks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 09:59 

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Israel's foreign minister says he hopes Corbyn loses British election...

Israel's foreign minister said on Thursday that he hopes Jeremy Corbyn loses next week's British election, citing allegations of anti-Semitism ......

 2019-12-05 09:55 

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GM, LG Chem to announce EV battery joint venture in Ohio...

South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday it would invest US$916 million in its U.S. subsidiary by 2023 to set up an electric vehicle battery joint ......

 2019-12-05 09:55 

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GM, LG Chem announce US$2.3 billion EV battery venture in Ohio...

South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday it would invest US$916 million in its U.S. subsidiary by 2023 to set up an electric vehicle battery joint ......

 2019-12-05 09:55 

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GM, LG Chem set US$2.3 billion electric vehicle battery venture in Ohio...

General Motors Co .and South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday they will invest US$2.3 billion to set up an electric vehicle battery cell joint ......

 2019-12-05 09:55 

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GM, LG Chem to build US$2.3 billion electric vehicle battery plant in Ohio...

General Motors Co .and South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday they will invest US$2.3 billion to set up an electric vehicle battery cell joint ......

 2019-12-05 09:49 

The Strait Times

Man nabbed for beheading woman, eating her brain in Philippines...

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Police arrested a young man suspected of beheading a woman and eating her brain in Talisayan town, Misamis Oriental province on Thursday (Dec 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 09:38 

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Anwar denies allegations of sexual misconduct, police report lodged...

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat's president Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday (Dec 5) denied allegations of sexual misconduct made by a former party ......

 2019-12-05 09:31 

The Strait Times

SEA Games: Nazri Sutari gets Singapore's first gold in combat sambo...

SINGAPORE - Nazri Sutari delivered Singapore's first SEA Games gold medal in sambo on Thursday (Dec 5) after beating Indonesia's Jason Sim by eight points to win the men's combat sambo under-82kg at the Angeles University Foundation Gymnasium ...

 2019-12-05 09:30 

The Strait Times

Star Wars fans queue overnight for The Rise Of Skywalker advance Imax tickets...

SINGAPORE - Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, the grand finale of the decades-long Star Wars saga, will open in cinemas on Dec 19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 09:27 

The Strait Times

China too distracted to worry about Taiwan: Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - China has too many other issues to worry about at the moment - from protests in Hong Kong to a slowing economy - to give much thought to Taiwan, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said on Thursday (Dec 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 09:27 

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Huawei cancels new phone launch in Taiwan after China row...

Tech giant Huawei has cancelled the launch of a flagship phone and watch in Taiwan after Taipei imposed a temporary ban on some of its products ......

 2019-12-05 09:25 

The Strait Times

The Big Story: ST Asian of the Year, Sasa's shocking exit and Young Lions' performance at SEA Games...

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

 2019-12-05 09:05 

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Football: 1970s revisited as leaders Gladbach seek to beat Bayern...

REUTERS: Borussia Moenchengladbach trying to bring down the mighty Bayern Munich after years of Bavarian dominance might sound like a line from a ......

 2019-12-05 09:05 

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At least 57 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast: UN agency...

DAKAR: Up to 57 people have died after a ship from Gambia carrying around 150 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania on Wednesday (Dec 4), the ......

 2019-12-05 09:02 

The Strait Times

5 arrested for late-night brawl along Lorong 1 Geylang...

SINGAPORE - The police have arrested five men for getting into a brawl along Lorong 1 Geylang on Wednesday (Dec 4).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 09:02 

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Marsiling-Yew Tee Town Council apologises for wrong Tamil translation in newsletter...

SINGAPORE: Marsiling-Yew Tee Town Council on Thursday (Dec 5) apologised for errors in its Tamil translation of a police advisory in its ......

 2019-12-05 08:55 

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Kosgei targets Olympic gold after smashing world record...

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, the fastest-ever woman marathon runner, has set her sights on next year's Olympic games, where a win will solidify her ......

 2019-12-05 08:55 

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Athletics: Kosgei targets Olympic gold after smashing world record...

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei, the fastest-ever woman marathon runner, has set her sights on next year's Olympic games, where a win will solidify her ......

 2019-12-05 08:55 

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India's poor fight desperate battle to find work as slowdown bites...

The hunt for work becomes more desperate every day on Delhi's street corner labour markets as India's economic slowdown bites deeper, piling ......

 2019-12-05 08:50 

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Fiat Chrysler disagrees with Italy tax agency on underestimating US business...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has challenged Italy's tax authority which has said the car company had underestimated the value of its U.S....

 2019-12-05 08:43 

The Strait Times

Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone engaged to Saturday Night Live writer/director...

The announcement - in the form of a heart emoji - went straight to the heart of the matter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 08:40 

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UK's Javid: chances of ending Brexit transition without EU trade deal are remote...

Britain is unlikely to cut off ties to the European Union at the end of 2020 without having a free trade deal in place, finance minister Sajid ......

 2019-12-05 08:39 

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Trump on quest for foreign wins - and drama - in election year...

President Donald Trump has shattered norms and niceties on the world stage in his nearly three years in office. Entering an election year, Trump ......

 2019-12-05 08:35 

The Strait Times

Supermarket worker jailed six months for trying to poison colleague with insecticide...

SINGAPORE - A supermarket employee, angry that his colleague had scolded him for sleeping in the toilet during work hours, decided to poison him by pouring a bottle of insecticide into the colleague's drink.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 08:33 

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Besieged Castle: Folau not only problem for Rugby Australia boss...

Australian rugby was already in crisis when Raelene Castle took over but the problems refuse to go away for the chief executive -- even after ......

 2019-12-05 08:32 

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UN says online anti-vaxxers fuelling Samoa measles deaths...

Social media giants must crack down on anti-vaccination posts that are fuelling Samoa's deadly measles epidemic from afar, UNICEF's Pacific ......

 2019-12-05 08:30 

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BP increases stake in Lightsource BP to 50per cent from 43per cent: statement...

BP is increasing its stake in Lightsource BP to 50per cent from its current 43per cent, the solar energy developer said in a statement on Thursday....

 2019-12-05 08:29 

The Strait Times

Golf: 'Your eyes burn': Golfer in mask as smoke shrouds Australian Open...

SYDNEY (AFP) - Players complained of stinging eyes with one forced to wear a face mask as toxic smoke from bushfires choking Sydney blighted the opening round of golf's prestigious Australian Open on Thursday (Dec 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-05 08:27 

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China too distracted to worry about Taiwan, Taipei mayor says...

TAIPEI: China has too many other issues to worry about at the moment, from protests in Hong Kong to a slowing economy, to give much thought to ......

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