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 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Aceh's female flogging squad in action...

BANDA ACEH The masked woman nervously approaches her target, shuffles into position and then unleashes a flurry of lashes - proving herself as the newest member of the first female flogging squad in Indonesia's Aceh province.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-01-28 21:00 

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STI tumbles on growing Wuhan coronavirus fears...

The local equity market faced a vicious sell-off on its return from the Chinese New Year holiday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Should we avoid a mall with a suspected case?...

A message about a suspected case of the Wuhan virus in a Woodlands mall, telling people to avoid the area, has been making the rounds on social media. More than 80 readers have written in to askST to ask whether this is true. Toh Ting Wei and senior healt...

 2020-01-28 21:00 

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Britain gives Huawei limited role in building 5G mobile network...

LONDON Britain will let Huawei Technologies play a limited role in building the country's next-generation mobile phone networks, denying a long-running attempt by the United States to have the Chinese tech giant barred.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Uproar in Malaysia over outbreak takes on racial, xenophobic tones...

The uproar in multiracial Malaysia over the perceived mishandling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak points to growing racial and xenophobic sentiments, especially among the country's Malay-Muslim majority.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

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Ole wants to mirror 'miracle in paris'...

LONDON Everyone wrote off Manchester United before they travelled to Paris Saint-Germain for the second leg of their last-16 Champions League clash last February.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

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Sturdy, competitively priced laptop...

The orange accents and LED strips of the Terra 15 gaming laptop - an extroverted look that departs from Aftershock's usual minimalist designs - are unlikely to cause a stir among gamers used to flashier designs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

James promises to return Lakers to glory days for Bryant...

LOS ANGELES National Basketball Association (NBA) star LeBron James said on Monday night he was...

 2020-01-28 21:00 

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Ergonomic Logitech gaming mouse great for right-handers...

The Logitech G604 Lightspeed is a wireless gaming mouse designed for players of the massivelymultiplayer online role-playing and multiplayer online battle arena games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bitcoin climbs to highest level since last November...

There is one asset escaping the pounding from the spreading coronavirus: bitcoin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Woman acquitted of not providing safe working environment for maid...

A woman, whose then domestic helper was caught on camera in 2017 cleaning a second-storey glass awning, was yesterday acquitted of failing to provide a safe working environment for the Filipina.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Airbus agrees to settle bribery allegations...

LONDON Airbus said it reached an agreement in principle with the authorities in Britain, France and the US to settle bribery allegations that have shadowed the European airplane manufacturer for years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Police warn of fake police website 'blocking' browsers...

The Singapore Police Force has warned the public of a fake police website that tries to trick people into divulging confidential information by claiming that their Web browsers have been...

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

NZ leader, feted overseas but under fire at home, announces Sept 19 election...

WELLINGTON New Zealanders will go to the polls in September, in a vote that will test whether Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's widespread popularity overseas is matched by support at home.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

NPR reporter barred from Pompeo trip after testy interview...

WASHINGTON The US State Department has removed a National Public Radio (NPR) reporter from the press pool for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's upcoming foreign trip, a press association and NPR said, days after Mr Pompeo angrily responded to another N...

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

World Briefs: Pakistani factory fire kills 11, injures 2...

LAHORE At least 11 people were killed and two others were injured yesterday after gas cylinders exploded at a perfume factory in the Pakistani city of Lahore, setting the building ablaze, officials confirmed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 21:00 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Many more expected to be quarantined as new measures kick in...

Many more people are expected to be quarantined in efforts to prevent the spread of the Wuhan virus here, as the definition of those who pose a risk has been widened.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 20:56 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: US developing vaccine to fight deadly China bug, say officials...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States said on Tuesday (Jan 28) it was developing a vaccine against a deadly virus that originated in China, and urged Beijing to step up its cooperation with international health authorities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 20:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Koepka says proposed new world tour might actually happen...

World number one Brooks Koepka said on Tuesday he thinks the Premier Golf League (PGL), a proposed series that could potentially overshadow the ......

 2020-01-28 20:43 

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Japan, US ready evacuations from China virus epicentre...

WUHAN, China: Japan and the United States on Wednesday (Jan 29) geared up to airlift hundreds of their citizens from ground zero of China's deadly ......

 2020-01-28 20:43 

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Japan, US evacuees leave Chinese virus epicentre as toll spikes...

WUHAN, Hubei: The US and Japan airlifted hundreds of their nationals from the centre of China's new virus epidemic on Wednesday (Jan 29), as the ......

 2020-01-28 20:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Lordstown Motors pursuing US$200 million US retooling loan, will show EV truck at Detroit show: CEO...

Electric pickup truck start-up Lordstown Motors is pursuing a US$200 million loan from a U.S. Energy Department program to retool a former General ......

 2020-01-28 20:22 

The Strait Times

Kobe Bryant's death: All nine bodies recovered from helicopter crash scene, says coroner...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Rescuers recovered the bodies of all nine victims from a helicopter crash near Los Angeles that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, the coroner's office said on Tuesday (Jan 28).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 20:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Earthquake of magnitude 7.7 strikes near Jamaica and Cuba...

MIAMI: A major 7.7 magnitude quake struck on Tuesday (Jan 28) in the Caribbean northwest of Jamaica, the US Geological Survey reported, raising ......

 2020-01-28 20:21 

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Caribbean quake rocks Cuban capital Havana...

HAVANA: A major 7.7 magnitude quake struck on Tuesday (Jan 28) in the Caribbean between Jamaica and Cuba, triggering a brief tsunami alert and ......

 2020-01-28 20:05 

The Strait Times

Magnitude 7.7 quake triggers tsunami warning for Caribbean countries...

MIAMI (REUTERS) - A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the sea south of Cuba on Tuesday (Jan 28), triggering warnings of "hazardous" tsunami waves up to a metre high for Cuba, Jamaica, and west to Mexico and Central America, but there wer...

 2020-01-28 20:00 

The Strait Times

ZF's customer-oriented collaborations and mobility innovations steer it to success...

Beyond delivering customer satisfaction as a one-stop replacement parts provider to meet automotive and industrial needs. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 19:50 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: Britain warns nationals against visiting mainland China...

LONDON (AFP) - The Foreign Office in London on Tuesday (Jan 28) warned British nationals against...

 2020-01-28 19:48 

Channel NewsAsia

US developing vaccine against deadly China virus: Officials...

WASHINGTON: The United States said on Tuesday (Jan 28) it was developing a vaccine against a deadly virus that originated in China, and urged ......

 2020-01-28 19:48 

Channel NewsAsia

US developing vaccine against deadly China virus: Officials...

WASHINGTON: The United States said on Tuesday (Jan 28) it was developing a vaccine against a deadly virus that originated in China, and urged ......

 2020-01-28 19:46 

Channel NewsAsia

US economy on path to 'solid' 2020 growth; budget deficits to top US$1 trillion...

The U.S. economy will grow at a...

 2020-01-28 19:46 

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US budget deficit to top US$1 trillion in 2020 despite strong economy, CBO says...

The U.S. economy will grow at a...

 2020-01-28 19:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada, isolated over Huawei 5G, is studying British decision...

Canada, the only member of an elite intelligence-sharing network yet to decide whether to allow the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd 5G ......

 2020-01-28 19:43 

The Strait Times

Kobe Bryant's death: Helicopter company had four crashes over 35 years...

LOS ANGELES (BLOOMBERG) - Island Express Helicopters, the California-based charter company involved in Sunday's crash that killed retired basketball star Kobe Bryant, has been involved in four previous crashes over the past 35 years, two of them fatal...

 2020-01-28 19:33 

The Strait Times

Ex-roommate of Harvey Weinstein accuser Mimi Haleyi backs up sexual assault allegation...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - The former roommate of Mimi Haleyi, one of the women who has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, took the stand on Tuesday (Jan 28) in the former Hollywood mogul's rape trial.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 19:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Renault says will reopen Wuhan plant with partner Dongfeng on February 10...

Renault will resume production at the factory it runs with Dongfeng Group in Wuhan, Hubei province and the epicenter of the outbreak of a new ......

 2020-01-28 19:30 

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China vows to slay 'devil' virus, as countries scramble to evacuate citizens...

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday (Jan 28) that China was sure of defeating a...

 2020-01-28 19:30 

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China vows to slay 'devil' virus, as countries scramble to evacuate citizens...

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday (Jan 28) that China was sure of defeating a...

 2020-01-28 19:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Ex-Argentine president Macri named to lead FIFA Foundation...

Former Argentine president Mauricio Macri has been appointed executive chairman of the FIFA Foundation, the organisation founded by world ......

 2020-01-28 19:23 

The Strait Times

Trump praises Mike Pompeo for feud with reporter over Ukraine question...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Donald Trump praised Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday (Jan 28) for blasting a journalist after a contentious interview last week with questions about Ukraine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 19:10 

Channel NewsAsia

How Facebook thinks its independent oversight board should work...

Facebook Inc recommended rules on Tuesday for how its independent oversight board will work and said a former human rights group director will ......

 2020-01-28 18:59 

The Strait Times

US charges three, including Harvard researcher, with lying about China ties...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - A Harvard University department chair and two Chinese nationals who were researchers at Boston University and a Boston hospital were charged on Tuesday (Jan 28) for lying about their links to the Chinese government.. Read more at st...

 2020-01-28 18:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada's Andreescu to make season debut at Fed Cup qualifier...

Reigning U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu will make her 2020 season debut next week as a member of the Canadian team that will face Switzerland ......

 2020-01-28 18:41 

Channel NewsAsia

China agrees to WHO sending experts to study virus...

GENEVA: China has agreed that the World Health Organisation will send international experts there as soon as possible to increase understanding of ......

 2020-01-28 18:41 

Channel NewsAsia

China agrees to WHO sending experts to study virus...

GENEVA: China has agreed that the World Health Organization (WHO) will send international experts there as soon as possible to increase ......

 2020-01-28 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Freeport CEO 'looking forward' to deals once expansion projects done...

Freeport-McMoran Inc , the world's largest publicly traded copper producer, would consider acquisitions, mergers or other deals once three ongoing ......

 2020-01-28 18:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Klopp stands firm on decision to field weakened team for FA Cup replay...

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has defended his decision to use his under-23 squad against Shrewsbury Town in their FA Cup fourth-round replay, ......

 2020-01-28 18:33 

The Strait Times

France confirms fourth case of coronavirus in elderly Chinese tourist...

PARIS (REUTERS) - France on Tuesday (Jan 28) reported that a fourth person was infected with the coronavirus, an elderly Chinese tourist.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-28 18:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Teenager Gauff to join Serena on US Fed Cup team...

Serena Williams will be joined by teenage sensation Coco Gauff as part of the U.S. team that will face Latvia in a Fed Cup qualifier next month, ......

 2020-01-28 18:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Countdown to recession: What an inverted yield curve means...

A dramatic rally in Treasuries this week led some key parts of the U.S. yield curve to reinvert, a signal that has traditionally been bearish for ......

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