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 2021-09-17 23:57 

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Cue sports: Aloysius Yapp beats world No.1, now in semi-final of US Open 9-Ball Pool C'ships...

SINGAPORE - The incredible run of form of top local pool player Aloysius Yapp continued on Friday (Sept 17) at the US Open 9-Ball Pool Championships in Atlantic City, after he beat the world's top-ranked player Shane van Boening 11-5 in the competitio...

 2021-09-17 22:41 

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Governments face tough call on risky reopenings as Covid-19 persists...

SINGAPORE - Save the economy or save more lives? It's a tough call that governments around the world have repeatedly been forced to make throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 22:13 

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Football: Klopp says Thiago has 'much more' to give Liverpool...

Klopp hopes a clean bill of health will allow the former Barca player to shine at the heart of Liverpool's midfield.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Wall Street closes rollercoaster week sharply lower...

All three major US stock indexes lost ground.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Letter of the week: A self-motivated child will do well in any school...

Starting primary school education is a major milestone for children. Most if not all parents would want the best for their children.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Letter of the week: How can customers be accountable for OTP fraud?...

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 2021-09-17 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Sept 18...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Sept 18, 2021.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:12 

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Football: Newcastle and Leeds stay in doldrums after 1-1 draw...

Leeds missed a string of chances in an action-packed first half.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Jack free and overjoyed after doping ban ruling...

SYDNEY Australian swimmer Shayna Jack yesterday said that she was...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Deterring efforts to interfere domestically...

New powers to enable the authorities to counter foreign attempts to influence domestic politics, incite social tensions or sway key national decisions are contained in a new Bill tabled in Parliament this week. If passed into law, these powers will enhanc...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Deterring efforts to interfere domestically...

New powers to enable the authorities to counter foreign attempts to influence domestic politics, incite social tensions or sway key national decisions are contained in a new Bill tabled in Parliament this week. If passed into law, these powers will enhanc...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Don't look beyond drops of god...

1 Gameplayer Times has shown a liking for the dirt and his latest trial was nothing short of impressive. He has drawn well, too. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Rise in tech support scams targeting people in Singapore: Study...

More people here have been targeted by scammers claiming to help them with technical support issues, with the police receiving twice as many reports of such ruses last year amid a Covid-19-fuelled rise in online scams.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Furniture of the future...

Forget the post-pandemic "new normal" and prepare for "normal" instead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Over 35,800 to get second round of direct rental aid from Sept 22...

More than 35,800 tenants and owner-occupiers will receive their second Rental Support Scheme (RSS) payouts from Sept 22.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Trade between S'pore, Sichuan rises more than 10% in first half...

Bilateral trade between Singapore and China's Sichuan province grew more than 10 per cent year on year between January and June this year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Race to succeed Japan PM Suga heats up...

Who will lead Japan's ruling party into the next general election? Japan correspondent Walter Sim reports.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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New chief executive to helm Muis from Nov 1...

The man who led an elite team of rescuers into a Circle Line construction site at Nicoll Highway when it collapsed in 2004 will be the next chief executive of the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Japan's former foreign minister Kishida toughens up, shedding his meek persona...

TOKYO - Looking at his curriculum vitae, Mr Fumio Kishida ticks all the right boxes for becoming Japanese prime minister.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Takaichi goes from biker chick to premier hopeful...

TOKYO A relative unknown outside of Japan until weeks ago, Ms Sanae Takaichi is fast burnishing her credentials to become Japan's first female prime minister.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Getting mild infection after jab is good news...

Getting infected but not sick is the best thing that could happen to someone who has been vaccinated, as this could protect him against future coronavirus variants, said Professor Ooi Eng Eong of the Duke-NUS Medical School.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Time to prepare for endemic phase...

The world is at a crossroads. Almost two years since Sars-CoV-2 was detected, some countries globally are returning to normal, or something very close.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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On Facebook...

There shouldn't be any priority admissions. All places should be balloted.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Refocus on long-term healthcare issues: Heng...

Covid-19 has shown what can be achieved when there is a concerted and determined global effort to tackle a serious public health issue, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Nuno curses injury luck...

LONDON Tottenham could be without nine first-team members for their English Premier League home game with Chelsea tomorrow.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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I've seen the light... bright lights: Arteta...

LONDON Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta still sees a bright future for the beleaguered English Premier League club, despite overseeing their worst start to a season for 67 years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Japan's old guard, mavericks battle for supremacy in LDP poll...

The winner will be the face of Japan's ruling party going into GE that must be called by November.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Asian air regulators set to retaliate against EU over flight slot rules...

LONDON Regulators in Asian hubs such as Singapore and Hong Kong have threatened to retaliate against European Union plans to force airlines to start using take-off and landing slots frozen during the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could oblige Europe&#...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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On social media...

AMUSED BY MET GALA MEMES: Reality television star Kim Kardashian has seen the memes spawned from her all-black, all-covered-up outfit (above) for the 2021 Met Gala on Monday and she appears to be amused.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Sydney pilots home quarantine; NZ extends bubble suspension...

SYDNEY Australia will trial a home quarantine system for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving in Sydney, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said yesterday, as the country moves to reopen its borders despite persistent Covid-19 cases.. Read more a...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Dormitory operators raise concerns about higher costs...

Dormitory operators raised concerns about higher costs from improved standards for new migrant worker dormitories, while employers expressed uncertainty about its impact on their bottom line.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Japan's durian-loving vaccination minister Kono tones down divisive maverick image...

TOKYO - In 2009, after the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lost power in a general election, Mr Taro Kono decided to run for the party presidency to wipe out the...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Lover of fast cars falls for South Korean limo...

Mr Roy Chua has always loved fast cars and has owned several of them, including the Honda Civic Type R, Audi S3 and, most recently, Mitsubishi Evo X SST, a performance sedan which completes the century sprint in five seconds.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Durian-loving Kono tones down divisive maverick image...

TOKYO In 2009, after the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lost power in a general election, Mr Taro Kono decided to run for the party presidency to wipe out the...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Rahm stomachs illness with eye on Ryder Cup...

SAN FRANCISCO World No. 1 Jon Rahm's Ryder Cup prep week has not gone quite according to plan after a stomach ailment, but he said he was improving following an even-par 72 in the first round of the Fortinet Championship, the first event of the 2021-2...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Four contenders kick off race to succeed PM Suga...

Four veteran politicians from Japan's ruling party filed their bids yesterday in the race to succeed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, with voting set for Sept 29.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Harvest will be rich, but workers are few: Aussie farms grapple with border closures...

Farmers fear their expected bumper crops after a period of drought-busting rain will rot.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Pep not sorry over plea...

LONDON Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola yesterday refused to apologise for urging fans to show up in greater numbers for today's Premier League home game against Southampton.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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A tale of two SUVs...

To be clear, this is not a comparative review. It is a highlight of two attractive sport utility vehicles (SUVs) on either end of a price spectrum, both from the expansive Volkswagen Group.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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HK won't open up before vaccination hits 80%...

HONG KONG Hong Kong will not shift its zero-tolerance Covid-19 strategy to one of...

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Top Glove's Q4 earnings plunge 48% on slower sales...

Malaysia's Top Glove Corp yesterday posted a 48 per cent drop in its fourth-quarter earnings as the steady roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines worldwide dampened the demand for gloves.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Youth find help for mental health issues through TikTok...

More than 160 young people have reached out to mental health organisations for help through video-sharing platform TikTok since it began its Youth for Good initiative in December last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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SGX expecting first Spac listing in weeks, hopeful of more IPOs...

The first application for a special purpose acquisition company (Spac) to list here is expected in a matter of weeks, said Singapore Exchange (SGX) chief executive Loh Boon Chye yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Collect self-test kits from 100 vending machines in 56 places...

SCAN TO READ. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Aukus deal's significance goes beyond submarines...

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 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Worries as number of infected children in Malaysia surges...

Concern is mounting in Malaysia as the number of children succumbing to Covid-19 surges and parents are especially worried because schools are due to reopen in just two weeks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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How efforts to engage citizens' minds can come to nought...

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 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Countries weigh need for booster shots...

Here are the options countries are considering:. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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New institute to study plant use for medicinal advances...

A new research institute was launched here yesterday to drive advancements in the biological, health and pharmacological sciences through the study of plants and natural ecosystems.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Freeze, talk and trade: the 3 principles of peace...

Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping finally had a 90-minute conversation on the ninth day of the ninth month of the year. The whole world should breathe a huge sigh of relief. Such direct talks can prevent wars. Indeed, in this case, we may have prevented...

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