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 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 ......

 2020-07-04 07:51 

The Strait Times

185 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 9 in the community...

There is also one imported case involving a PR who was placed on stay-home notice after arriving in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 07:51 

Channel NewsAsia

'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative against security law...

Hong Kongers are finding creative ways to voice dissent after Beijing blanketed the city in a new security law and police began arresting people ......

 2020-07-04 07:31 

The Strait Times

India coronavirus cases hit record high amid monsoon rain...

MUMBAI (REUTERS) - India recorded its highest single-day spike of coronavirus cases on Saturday (July 4), with over 22,000 new cases and 442 deaths, as infections rose in the western and southern parts of the country amid heavy monsoon rains.. Read more a...

 2020-07-04 07:21 

The Strait Times

'Hidden language': Hong Kongers get creative against security law...

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kongers are finding creative ways to voice dissent after Beijing blanketed the city in a new security law and police began arresting people displaying now forbidden political slogans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 07:15 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: WP chief Pritam Singh says its goal is not to needle the PAP, acknowledges hard task of creating jobs...

SINGAPORE - Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh said the party will play a constructive role in Parliament and not needle the People's Action Party (PAP), as he acknowledged the difficult task ahead for the Government in creating jobs.. Read more at...

 2020-07-04 07:13 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend tested positive for coronavirus...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The girlfriend of US President Donald Trump's eldest son has tested positive for coronavirus, US media reported Friday (July 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 07:07 

The Strait Times

North Korea says no need to sit down with US for talks...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than...

 2020-07-04 07:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia's Victoria reports 108 COVID-19 cases, biggest jump in more than three months...

Australia's second most-populous state, Victoria, reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases since late March on Saturday, forcing it to ......

 2020-07-04 06:47 

The Strait Times

Australia's Victoria state reports 108 new coronavirus cases, biggest jump in over 3 months...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australia's second most-populous state, Victoria, reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases since late March on Saturday (July 4), forcing it to expand stay-at-home orders to two more suburbs and sending nine public housing tow...

 2020-07-04 06:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Tokyo reports more than 100 new COVID-19 infections for third consecutive day...

Tokyo confirmed about 130 new cases of infections of the coronavirus on Saturday, a third consecutive day with more than 100 new cases, public ......

 2020-07-04 06:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend coronavirus positive...

WASHINGTON: The girlfriend of President Donald Trump's eldest son has tested positive for coronavirus, US media reported Friday (Jul 3). Kimberly ......

 2020-07-04 06:22 

The Strait Times

Tokyo reports new coronavirus infections of over 100 for a third day, NHK says...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Tokyo confirmed about 130 new cases of infections of the coronavirus on Saturday (July 4), a third consecutive day with more than 100 new cases, public broadcaster NHK reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Is opposition checking or 'checkmating' the Government? Chan Chun Sing says voters have to decide...

SINGAPORE: Voter are...

 2020-07-04 06:16 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: WP and PAP's East Coast teams meet at walkabout in Bedok...

SINGAPORE - There is a need to reach out to less tech-savvy elderly residents amid the e-rallies and other election events taking place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said Workers' Party (WP) East Coast GRC candidate Dylan Ng.. Read more at stra...

 2020-07-04 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan retires at 36...

China's two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, arguably the greatest badminton player of all time, announced his retirement on Saturday aged 36....

 2020-07-04 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Sharp says sticking to plans to list Dynabook PC unit in FY2021...

Japan's Sharp Corp said on Saturday it is sticking to an original plan to list its laptop making unit in the business year from next April, ......

 2020-07-04 06:00 

The Strait Times

Home-based learning: What have we learnt from the great HBL experiment?...

SINGAPORE - As students of all levels returned to school this past week, it was announced that home-based learning (HBL) is here to stay.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 05:58 

The Strait Times

China's era of mega-dams is ending as solar and wind power rise...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - It's the beginning of the end for the era of mega-dam building in China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 05:45 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Important to listen to concerns 'face to face', bring government schemes to the ground: Desmond Lee...

SINGAPORE: As a new candidate in West Coast GRC, it is "very important" to listen to the concerns of the people and "to do so face-to-face" no ......

 2020-07-04 05:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Smith backs struggling Villa to achieve 'Mission Impossible'...

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has backed his struggling team to pull off...

 2020-07-04 05:39 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: AHTC finances are healthy; no possibility of opposition government this election, says Pritam Singh...

SINGAPORE: The finances of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) are healthy and the Workers' Party (WP) has produced a newsletter to explain ......

 2020-07-04 05:37 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea says no need to sit down with US for talks...

SEOUL: North Korea does not feel the need to have talks with the United States, which would be nothing more than...

 2020-07-04 05:35 

The Strait Times

China's badminton superstar Lin Dan announces retirement...

BEIJING (XINHUA, AFP) - China's two-time Olympic badminton champion announced his retirement in a social media post on Saturday (July 4), thanking his family and fans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 05:25 

The Strait Times

Two believed dead, 10 missing in southern Japan storms...

KYUSHU (BLOOMBERG) - Two people rescued from a mudslide showed no vital signs and about 10 others were missing after heavy rains lashed Kyushu island in southern Japan, Kyodo News reported on Saturday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 05:12 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong officials disappointed at Canada's move to suspend extradition pact...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Senior officials in Hong Kong said on Saturday (July 4) they were...

 2020-07-04 05:07 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: PAP and PSP contest in West Coast 'not about personalities', says Iswaran...

SINGAPORE: Framing the contest between the People's Action Party (PAP) and the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) in West Coast GRC as a choice ......

 2020-07-04 05:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong officials disappointed at Canada's move to suspend extradition pact...

HONG KONG: Senior officials in Hong Kong said on Saturday (Jul 4) they were...

 2020-07-04 05:06 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Covid-19 crisis should be focus of all parties, says Chan Chun Sing at half-time of GE campaign...
 2020-07-04 05:05 

The Strait Times

Japan sends troops to the rescue as rains pound southern Kyushu...

KYUSHU (REUTERS) - Japan is sending thousands of troops to join rescue operations on the southern island of Kyushu, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday (July 4), after 13 people went missing in unprecedented torrential rains that threaten floods an...

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