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 2020-07-11 21:00 

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WP team to establish new town council in Sengkang...

The Workers' Party (WP) team that won Sengkang GRC will establish a new town council after the party discusses how it wants to proceed with the matter, said its secretary-general Pritam Singh.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Uproar over identity theft scandal in China's high-stakes college exam...

BEIJING As millions of Chinese students sat a gruelling university entrance exam this month, stories of how an identity theft scandal robbed hundreds of previous candidates of their dreams have set social media alight.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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More than just bragging rights...

LONDON Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has said that his first north London derby today in the Premier League is not a match that will decide...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Cruising out of Covid-19...

Around 30 million people worldwide were expected to cruise last year, and the industry was experiencing extraordinary growth, year on year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Most opposition parties see gains in vote share...

While the Workers' Party created history by taking two group representation constituencies, and the new Progress Singapore Party (PSP) did well enough to win 40.85 per cent of valid votes for the 24 seats it contested, smaller parties rode the wave of...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Weekly tweetbits...

Olympia Lightning Bolt... Usain Bolt shared the first photo of his daughter with girlfriend Kasi Bennett. The baby was born on May 17.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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WHO urges stronger measures as flare-ups spark new closures...

GENEVA The World Health Organisation has urged countries grappling with the coronavirus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein in the deadly disease, as some nations impose fresh restrictions on citizens.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Prominent Canadians back release of Huawei CFO...

OTTAWA The letter circulated by Huawei Technologies was blunt. Canada is becoming dangerously entangled in the diplomatic feud between Washington and Beijing, it said, and there is only one answer: for Mr Justin Trudeau's government to free the state-...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Tributes for England great Charlton...

LONDON Jack Charlton, a World Cup winner with England and who became the darling of Ireland after leading its national team to unprecedented success as manager, has died aged 85.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Shanmugam gives take on race relations, PAP loss in Sengkang...

It is clear the younger generation takes a different approach to race relations, and that deserves more attention, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Tight deadline for Harvard's 'change plan' under new policy...

MASSACHUSETTS/CALIFORNIA Harvard University's legal battle with the Trump administration over a new government rule barring visas for foreign students taking online-only classes in the United States features some all-nighter deadlines.. Read more at s...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Law allowing tiger, pangolin farming risks 'fuelling demand'...

YANGON Conservationists have warned that a sudden change in Myanmar's law allowing the commercial farming of tigers, pangolins and other endangered species risks further fuelling demand in China for rare wildlife products.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Polling Day pains might have compounded voter frustration...

Snaking queues that greeted some voters at polling stations last Friday were likely to have swung some votes away from the People's Action Party (PAP), observers said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Liverpool finally held at home, Norwich relegated...

Jay Rodriguez equalising for Burnley in the 69th minute to hold English Premier League champions Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at Anfield yesterday. The Reds opened the scoring through Andrew Robertson in the 34th minute but failed to win at home in the league ...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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New Covid-19 record set for third straight day...

WASHINGTON New coronavirus cases rose by more than 69,000 across the United States on Friday, setting a record for the third consecutive day as Walt Disney Co stuck to its plans to reopen its flagship theme park in hard-hit Florida.. Read more at straitst...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Victoria state warns of situation getting worse amid more cases...

SYDNEY Australia's second most populous state yesterday reported one of its highest daily increases in coronavirus infections and warned the numbers would get worse before they got better as its capital city began its first weekend of a six-week lockd...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Loving the reopened attractions...

Their relatives loved the place, but they had never been there. So when the opportunity finally came for Madam Zainah Anang, 56, and her daughter Nur Diana, 23, to visit Madame Tussauds Singapore, they seized it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Mayor's case shows scale of sexism in South Korea, say activists...

SEOUL The magnitude of South Korea's sexism problem has been illustrated by the case of a top politician and women's rights advocate who was accused of sexual harassment and then took his own life, activists say.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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China lays claim to wildlife area in third border dispute with Bhutan...

Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan kingdom squeezed between two giant neighbours - India and China - prefers to maintain a low profile.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Elon Musk's fortune up $8.5b, soars past Buffett in billionaire ranking...

NEW YORK Mr Elon Musk is now richer than Mr Warren Buffett.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Experience the world - in cosy, virtual tours...

It is not the end of the world for travel lovers deprived of an escape to elsewhere during the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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WP's Pritam vows to do his best as Leader of the Opposition...

Workers' Party chief Pritam Singh yesterday pledged to do his best as the Leader of the Opposition, responding to the announcement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that the WP leader would be appointed to a newly created position and given staff and ...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Bus driver beaten up for insisting on mask rule dies...

BAYONNE (France) A French bus driver who was badly beaten by passengers after he asked them to wear face masks in line with coronavirus rules has died, his family said, sparking tributes from political leaders who condemned his...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Pretty storage for your mask...

Now that you are allowed to dine at restaurants but have to mask up when you are out, you may face a small problem: Where do you keep your mask while you are eating?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Revelling in rain at the Red Bull Ring...

SPIELBERG Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is relishing the rainy days after storming to pole position in difficult qualifying conditions at the Red Bull Ring yesterday, more than a second ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Kids climbing the walls...

The Lai kids used to do their homework at the dining table, which was placed in the balcony of their condominium apartment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

1st Test England v West Indies: Day 5 (Singtel TV Ch123 & StarHub Ch236, 6pm).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Check in to a new normal...

Leisure travel will not be making a comeback anytime soon, but hotels will soon be able to offer the next best thing, with staycations set to resume in the weeks ahead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Myanmar jade mine tragedy linked to political roadblocks...

Landslides happen with grim regularity in Myanmar's jade mines, yet the latest one on July 2, which left more than 170 people dead, was particularly shocking.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Floral adventure with a dog in Kyoto...

A globetrotter buddy pings me on WhatsApp one Sunday afternoon at 2.50pm....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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How WP won over Sengkang...

One of the early signs that not all may be well came midway in the campaign.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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PM Lee: Poll results a 'clear mandate' for PAP...

The People's Action Party (PAP) has received a clear mandate in the general election, but the results also show a desire for a diversity of voices in Parliament, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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US Department of Justice links $957m luxury yacht Topaz with 1MDB scandal...

In a stunning, but little-noticed, disclosure on June 30, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) stated that the superyacht, Topaz, estimated to be valued at US$688 million (S$957 million) and ranked as the seventh-largest in the world, was purchased in part ...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Facebook considering political-ad ban ahead of US election: Sources...

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook is considering imposing a ban on political ads on its social network in the days leading up to the US election in November, according to people familiar with the company's thinking.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Another student at Jurong West Secondary tests positive for virus...

One of the new community coronavirus patients announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday night is a Secondary 1 student from Jurong West Secondary School who is linked to a previously confirmed case from the school.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Winning PAP teams head out to thank residents for support...

Hours after the final results of Friday's general election were announced, candidates from a number of winning People's Action Party (PAP) teams were out at markets and hawker centres to thank residents for their support.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Trump commutes ex-campaign adviser's sentence for 7 felony crimes...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of long-time friend Roger Stone for seven felony crimes, using the power of his office to spare a former campaign adviser days before Stone was to report to a federal prison to serve a 40-month t...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Ahead of the curve...

It is easy to look at a blindingly beautiful star such as Priyanka Chopra Jonas and think:...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Floods, landslides kill 23 in Nepal...

KATHMANDU Heavy rains triggered flash floods and landslides that killed at least 23 people and displaced thousands in western Nepal, officials said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Party leaders seek to heal rifts after heat of hustings...

An unusual and hard-fought election, in which the opposition made significant gains, gave way to a sense of solidarity yesterday as political parties and politicians set aside their differences and promised to work for the good of Singapore.. Read more at...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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A responsible opposition crucial to win investors' confidence: PM...

The People's Action Party (PAP) has earned a...

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Indonesia beefs up cyber security after data breaches...

Indonesia is pushing ahead with a data protection law, following a series of high-profile data breaches in recent months at some of its biggest e-commerce companies.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Sports World: Real could win La Liga with victory tomorrow...

MADRID Real Madrid could win the La Liga title tomorrow after a routine 2-0 home win over Alaves on Friday put them within touching distance of Spanish football's top-flight title.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Savour a taste of Russia in pancakes...

Outside Moscow, in a dacha or countryside summer house, Ms Anna Belousova, 30, shows virtual tourists how to make cottage-cheese pancakes from a family recipe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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US, India congratulate PM Lee on election victory...

The United States has congratulated Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the People's Action Party on their victory in Friday's election.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Action-starved SPL fans can watch online competition...

The Singapore Premier League has been put on ice since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but players and fans could reconnect from this weekend via the SPL's first video game tournament.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Rise of TikTok family acts...

What happens when you cannot hold magic shows during the circuit breaker period? You create magic videos on TikTok instead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Thousands line up to pay respects to late Seoul mayor...

Tears welled up in Ms Yi Bong-mi's eyes as she stood in line in front of Seoul's city hall, among hundreds of others who turned up yesterday afternoon to pay respects to the late mayor Park Won-soon at a memorial altar.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Opposition leader post a very significant move, says ESM Goh...

Workers' Party (WP) chief Pritam Singh will be formally designated the Leader of the Opposition, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-11 21:00 

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Team Sengkang...

Mr Chua is a political newcomer. As an equity research analyst at global investment bank Credit Suisse, he advises investors on whether they should put money in a particular company.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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