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 2021-10-19 16:13 

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Bulgaria makes COVID-19 'health pass' obligatory for leisure activities...

SOFIA: Bulgaria will make a COVID-19...

 2021-10-19 16:05 

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MOH eases overseas travel rules for all healthcare workers...

SINGAPORE: Healthcare workers can now apply for leave to travel overseas and resume work when they return....

 2021-10-19 16:04 

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At least 50per cent of Aston Martin car sales should be electric by 2030, says CEO...

LONDON : At least 50per cent of British luxury carmaker Aston Martin's sales should be electric models by 2030, the company's top executive said on Tuesday....

 2021-10-19 15:53 

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Man on trial over footballer Sala's plane death motivated by money: Prosecutor...

LONDON: A 67-year-old man was on Tuesday (Oct 19) accused in a British court of being motivated by money for arranging a flight that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala without the proper licences.David Henderson is alleged to have organised the ill...

 2021-10-19 15:49 

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US FCC commissioner wants new restrictions review for Chinese dronemaker DJI...

WASHINGTON : A Republican member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday said he wants the U.S. telecommunications regulator to begin the process of imposing new restrictions on Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co.FCC Commissioner B...

 2021-10-19 15:44 

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Volkswagen executive sees global chip shortage running well in 2022...

DETROIT : Volkswagen AG's top Americas executive said on Tuesday the global chip shortage will run well into next year....

 2021-10-19 15:43 

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Nearly 7 in 10 Premier League players double-jabbed against COVID-19...

LONDON: Sixty-eight percent of Premier League players have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus, the English top flight confirmed on Tuesday (Oct 19) following criticism of hesitancy among footballers.Reports earlier this month suggested only seven o...

 2021-10-19 15:34 

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China coal prices plunge from record high as govt considers intervention...

BEIJING :China's coal futures fell 8per cent to their downward limit in night trading on Tuesday as the state planner said it was looking at ways to intervene and bring record high prices of the fuel back down to a...

 2021-10-19 15:34 

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China's Xi faces resistance to property-tax plan - WSJ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing resistance over a nationwide property tax aimed at curbing housing speculation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of government deliberations.Earlier this year, Xi assigned to ...

 2021-10-19 15:29 

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Premier League says 68per cent of players fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Premier League said on Tuesday that 81per cent of players in England's top flight have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose while 68per cent of them were fully vaccinated.British media had reported last month that only seven of England's...

 2021-10-19 15:29 

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Premier League says 68% of players fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Premier League said on Tuesday (Oct 18) that 81 per cent of players in England's top flight have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose while 68 per cent of them were fully vaccinated.British media had reported last month that only seven of En...

 2021-10-19 15:19 

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Comcast, Walmart team up to sell smart TVs with the media firm's software...

(Add dropped word 'said' in paragraph 1):Comcast Corp has launched smart TVs that run on its operating system and will be sold in the United States at Walmart Inc stores and in the coming weeks at the retailer's website, the media giant said o...

 2021-10-19 15:14 

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MTV says Budapest EMAs to show solidarity with LGBTQ+ community...

LONDON : MTV is going ahead with plans to hold its Europe Music Awards in Budapest next month, it said on Tuesday, to show solidarity with Hungary's LGBTQ+ community following a June law banning the...

 2021-10-19 15:09 

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George recalled to England squad after Cowan-Dickie withdraws...

England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie has been ruled out of England's November tests with an ankle injury, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday, with Jamie George called up as his replacement.Cowan-Dickie, who has won 31 caps for England, sustain...

 2021-10-19 15:09 

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Tohoku Electric buys six LNG cargoes from BP in short-term deal...

TOKYO: Japan's Tohoku Electric Power has signed a contract with BP for six cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG), two trading sources told Reuters, avoiding paying record high prices on the spot market for short-term supplies.The cargoes will be deli...

 2021-10-19 14:59 

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Philippines defends gas deal with president's ally after graft complaint...

MANILA : The Philippines' energy ministry on Tuesday defended the sale of an oil and gas concession to a firm controlled by an ally of President Rodrigo Duterte, dismissing a graft complaint that alleged preferential treatment as...

 2021-10-19 14:59 

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Solskjaer confident of handling pressure ahead of difficult games...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he has no concerns about his position at the club after a disappointing run of results, adding he can handle the mounting pressure on him ahead of a testing run of fixtures.United have dropped...

 2021-10-19 14:56 

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Seven more COVID-19 deaths, 3,994 new cases in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,994 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Tuesday (Oct 19) as seven more people died from complications due to the virus.The fatalities are five men and two women aged between 57 and 90 years. Three of them were unvaccinated aga...

 2021-10-19 14:54 

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NBA-Opening-night rosters to feature 109 international players...

Opening-night squad lists for the National Basketball Association's 2021-22 season, which begins later on Tuesday, will feature 109 international players from 39 countries, according to the league.Canada remains the most represented country outside of...

 2021-10-19 14:34 

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China's EV sales expected to exceed 35per cent in 2025, Xpeng CEO says...

BEIJING : New energy vehicles (NEV) are expected to make up over 35per cent of new vehicle sales in China in 2025, He Xiaopeng, the chief executive of electric car maker Xpeng Inc said at the Reuters Events Automotive Summit.China, the world's biggest...

 2021-10-19 14:29 

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Tuchel backs Chelsea players to handle heavy workload...

A heavy workload for Chelsea's international players may have contributed to their lack of freshness on the pitch in recent games, manager Thomas Tuchel said on Tuesday, but the German backed them to rise to the challenge of competing on all fronts.Tu...

 2021-10-19 14:21 

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Net zero: Just patching over emissions or path for saving planet?...

LONDON: More than 190 countries committed in 2015 to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in an effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change such as drought, flooding and loss of species.Scientists say brin...

 2021-10-19 14:04 

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Solskjaer hails Rashford's charity work after 'prioritise football' comment...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday that he was proud of Marcus Rashford's charity initiatives, as he clarified his comments on the England international forward needing to...

 2021-10-19 13:44 

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Volcanic eruption on Spanish island hits one-month mark...

MADRID: A volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma which has destroyed large swathes of land and buildings marked its first month on Tuesday (Oct 19) with no end in sight.The volcano on one of the Canary Islands off northwest Africa erupted on ...

 2021-10-19 13:44 

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Serie A involves sports media agencies to cut TV revenue shortfall - sources...

MILAN : Italy's top-flight soccer clubs agreed on Tuesday to involve media rights agencies in brokering the sale of Serie A pay-TV licences in the Middle East and North Africa to cut a shortfall in its media revenue, two sources familiar with the matt...

 2021-10-19 13:44 

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Germany's RWE expects to spend US$21 billion in Britain by 2030...

FRANKFURT : RWE, Germany's largest power producer, said on Tuesday total investment into green technologies and infrastructure in Britain are expected to amount to 15 billion pounds (US$21 billion) by 2030....

 2021-10-19 13:44 

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Germany's RWE expects to invest US$21 billion in Britain by 2030...

FRANKFURT :RWE, Germany's largest power producer, said on Tuesday it expects its investment in green technologies and infrastructure in Britain to reach 15 billion pounds (US$21 billion) by 2030.That includes the already announced 5 billion pounds RWE...

 2021-10-19 13:43 

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Indonesia's Jokowi urges developed countries to commit to climate funding goals...

BEBATU, Indonesia: Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged developed countries on Tuesday (Oct 19) to commit to their pledge to provide financing for poorer countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at this month's UN climate conference.Rich countri...

 2021-10-19 13:39 

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Lazio owner Lotito's ban reduced to two months after appeal...

ROME : Lazio president Claudio Lotito's ban for COVID-19 protocol violations was reduced to two months by the federal appeal court on Tuesday. The Serie A club's owner was appealing against a 12-month ban handed to him by the Italian Football Fede...

 2021-10-19 13:33 

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Ireland to allow nightclubs to reopen, but keeps some COVID-19 curbs...

DUBLIN: Ireland will allow nightclubs to reopen for the first time since March 2020 but stepped back on Tuesday (Oct 19) from plans to drop almost all COVID-19 restrictions in response to a rise in infections in one of the world's most vaccinated coun...

 2021-10-19 13:24 

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Exclusive-Indonesia plans to 'hit the brakes' on raw commodity exports - president...

BEBATU, Indonesia: Indonesia is planning to...

 2021-10-19 13:19 

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Oracle's NetSuite adds banking features to its software; HSBC is first partner...

Oracle Corp's NetSuite on Tuesday said it will put automated banking features into its accounting software for businesses, with HSBC Holdings Plc as its first partner to automatically send and receive money and reconcile accounts.Oracle NetSuite sells...

 2021-10-19 13:14 

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Israeli startup AIR unveils flying vehicle to be used 'like cars'...

LONDON : Israeli startup AIR on Tuesday unveiled its first...

 2021-10-19 13:03 

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92 people caught breaching COVID-19 measures at hawker centres during 'stepped-up' enforcement action: NEA...

SINGAPORE: Enforcement action was taken against 92 people for breaching COVID-19 measures at hawker centres over three days last week, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Tuesday (Oct 19).They were found gathering in groups of more than two, fai...

 2021-10-19 12:54 

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One does not feel old, says 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth...

LONDON : Britain's 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth, who has reigned over her nation for almost seven decades, says she feels too young at heart be awarded the title...

 2021-10-19 12:54 

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Improved results help Juventus remain calm Allegri...

TURIN : A run of five consecutive wins in all competitions has calmed Juventus down after a sluggish start to the season, coach Massimiliano Allegri said ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Zenit St Petersburg. The Turin club began their S...

 2021-10-19 12:49 

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Best Electricity becomes latest power provider to quit Singapore market...

SINGAPORE: Best Electricity announced on Tuesday (Oct 19) that it is exiting the Singapore market, becoming the third company to do so in a week. "Unexpected volatile conditions" in the energy market have made it "extremely difficult" to c...

 2021-10-19 12:44 

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Abu Dhabi's tech hub sees surge of interest from start-ups...

DUBAI : Abu Dhabi's new technology hub says it has seen a surge in interest from start-up firms in the United Arab Emirates and abroad despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic last year, amid increased optimism from the sector.Hub71, ba...

 2021-10-19 12:40 

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Russia proposes week-long workplace shutdown as COVID-19 deaths hit new record...

MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday (Oct 19) proposed to shut workplaces for a week at the start of November as its daily COVID-19 death toll hit a new record and a sharp rise in cases continued, leading to fresh calls from the Kremlin for people to get vaccinated....

 2021-10-19 12:39 

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Snap launches studio to create augmented reality ads...

Snap Inc said on Tuesday it is launching a studio to help brands create augmented reality advertising and experiences, part of a move to popularize the use of technology that can overlay computer-generated images onto a person's view of the real world...

 2021-10-19 12:30 

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How Kim Jong Un keeps advancing his nuclear programme...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has shown no interest in resuming talks with the US after agreeing in 2018 to work towards "complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".Instead, he has been busy making his nuclear-equipped arsenal bigger, de...

 2021-10-19 12:29 

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Bayern Munich's Goretzka, Davies to miss Benfica trip...

MUNICH, Germany : Bayern Munich will be without full back Alphonso Davies and midfielder Leon Goretzka when they face Benfica in Lisbon on Wednesday for their Champions League Group E encounter.Goretzka is out with a cold while Davies, also nursing a cold...

 2021-10-19 12:24 

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Chipmaker GlobalFoundries targets valuation of about US$25 billion in US IPO...

:Chipmaker GlobalFoundries, owned by Abu Dhabi's sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co, is aiming for a valuation of about US$25 billion in its initial public offering in the United States.The IPO, one of the most hotly anticipated listings, is...

 2021-10-19 12:19 

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IMF cuts Asia's growth forecast, warns of supply chain risks...

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday slashed this year's economic growth forecast for Asia and warned that a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections, supply chain disruptions and inflation pressures pose downside risks to the outlook.China's econo...

 2021-10-19 12:15 

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IMF welcomes new Japan premier's stimulus plan, focus on income gap...

TOKYO : The International Monetary Fund welcomes the plan by Japan's new prime minister to deploy a fresh stimulus package as well as his focus on tackling inequality as necessary to mitigate the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic.Prime Min...

 2021-10-19 12:15 

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Alien world under Austria's doomed glaciers tells tale of their collapse...

JAMTALFERNER GLACIER, Austria : Scientists are venturing inside otherworldly ice caves growing beneath Austria's doomed glaciers to study why they are melting even faster than expected, and understand the fate that will befall glaciers elsewhere if cl...

 2021-10-19 12:04 

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Russian space movie director says moon or Mars could be next...

MOSCOW : Russian film director Klim Shipenko said on Tuesday he was up for making a movie on the moon or even Mars after returning from 12 days of shooting aboard the International Space Station that transformed his ideas about the possibilities of cinema...

 2021-10-19 11:59 

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China central bank will emphasize regulation, development of internet finance sector -state media...

BEIJING : China will emphasize both the regulation and development of the internet finance sector, state television quoted Guo Shuqing, Communist party chief of the People's Bank of China, as saying.Most financial problems on China's internet plat...

 2021-10-19 11:54 

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Doucoure faces spell out with foot injury-reports...

Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure will undergo surgery for a suspected broken metatarsal on his foot and the Frenchman faces several weeks out of action, British media reported on Tuesday.The in-form 28-year-old, who joined the Premier League club fro...

 2021-10-19 11:54 

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Everton say Doucoure does not need surgery for foot injury...

:Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure suffered a foot injury in last Sunday's 1-0 defeat by West Ham United and will undergo further medical tests to determine the full extent of the problem, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.British media repo...

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