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 2020-11-24 22:10 

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Football: Fernandes bags brace as Manchester United sink Basaksehir...

Fernandes doubled the lead before passing up a hat-trick chance.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Nov 25...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Nov 25, 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:57 

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Football: Youthful Barca, Juventus seal knockout places in Champions League...

KYIV (REUTERS) - An inexperienced Barcelona side missing Lionel Messi and many other first-team regulars eventually cruised to a 4-0 win away to Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday (Nov 24) to reach the Champions League knockout stages for the 17th consecutive season....

 2020-11-24 21:23 

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Swiss woman arrested after attacking two in Lugano department store, terror link suspected...

ZURICH (REUTERS) - A Swiss woman grabbed a woman by the neck and wounded another in the neck with a serrated knife in a department store in the southern Swiss city of Lugano on Tuesday (Nov 24) in what federal prosecutors called a suspected terror attack....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Former child star turns 40...

BEIJING Remember Jin Ming, the famous Chinese child star of the 1990s?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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US creating chaos in Asia, says Chinese mission in Philippines...

MANILA China's embassy in the Philippines has denounced the United States for...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Campaign reminds people to stay alert...

We thank Mr Jonathan Boon for his feedback (Make telcos verify legitimacy of phone numbers to tackle spoof calls, Nov 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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4,000 fans can return to some English stadiums...

LONDON Some English Premier League (EPL) clubs can look forward to welcoming back spectators in highly limited numbers next month for the first time since March, following an announcement by the British government on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Next year's CNY bazaar in Chinatown called off...

There will be no Chinese New Year bazaar in Chinatown next year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Trump administration gives green light for transition to Biden presidency...

WASHINGTON After weeks of waiting, President Donald Trump's administration cleared the way for President-elect Joe Biden to transition to the White House, giving him access to briefings and funding even as Mr Trump vowed to continue fighting the elect...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Woman suing PUB over fall accused of faking mental illness...

The lawyer defending national water agency PUB against a lawsuit from a woman who fell into an open manhole five years ago accused her of faking her mental illness yesterday in an ongoing trial.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Sinda distributes back-to-school kits with vouchers for the needy...

As Covid-19 infections spiked and people hunkered down in their homes in March, Ms Senthamarai V. Subramaniam, 38, lost her job as a night market sales assistant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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88 honoured for $8.67m contributions to heritage...

After 16 years, a pair of watches that once belonged to the late Mr and Mrs Lee Kuan Yew were reunited in the National Museum of Singapore's (NMS) Singapore History Gallery last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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GM to recall 7m vehicles worldwide over air bag concerns...

WASHINGTON General Motors will recall 7 million vehicles worldwide with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators after a US safety agency said on Monday that it had rejected the carmaker's petition to avoid the callback.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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18 new imported cases; none in community for 14th straight day...

There were 18 new coronavirus cases announced yesterday, all of which were imported, including 13 who are foreign domestic workers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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SPH Reit manager defends not disclosing salaries of key personnel...

The manager of SPH Reit on Monday defended its decision not to disclose the salaries of its key management personnel in the real estate investment trust's (Reit) latest annual report, in response to a query from the Singapore Exchange (SGX).. Read mor...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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On social media...

CELEBRATING 73 WITH OLD AND RECENT PHOTOS: Hong Kong veteran actor Shek Sau turned 73 last Saturday and was happy to let fans see how well he has aged. On Sunday, Shek, whose real name is Bill Chan, posted nine photos of himself - from the time he was a c...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Thai police to deploy thousands for protest over King's powers...

BANGKOK Thai police will deploy nearly 6,000 officers today at the office that manages the royal fortune as the kingdom braces itself for a demonstration by protesters demanding that King Maha Vajiralongkorn give up personal control of the assets.. Read m...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Mapletree buys 1.3 million sq ft site in Japan for warehouse facilities...

Mapletree Investments has entered the Kyushu logistics market by acquiring a prime land plot spanning 116,319 sq m, or nearly 1.3 million sq ft.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Events sector gearing up to help Republic retain its edge...

With several pilot events under way and others to come, Singapore's meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) industry is gearing up to ensure that the Republic retains its position as a leading Mice hub.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Next 48 Hours...

TODAY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Britain mulls over pulling its judges from Hong Kong's top court...

LONDON Britain is considering pulling its judges out of Hong Kong's highest court, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said, in its latest response to what it considers China's breaches of its international obligations in the territory.. Read more ...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Will bitcoin hit US$100,000 in 2021? All bets are off...

NEW YORK Bitcoin investors, which include top hedge funds and money managers, are betting the virtual currency could more than quintuple to as high as US$100,000 in a year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Aim is to offer expert health content...

We thank Dr Desmond Wai for his feedback (Websites ranking doctors need to be regulated, Nov 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Japan limits domestic travel push...

TOKYO Japan has paused its domestic Go To Travel promotion campaign in two cities following sharp rises in Covid-19 infections, a minister said yesterday, in a blow to Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's plan to help prop up regional economies.. Read more...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Lost amid Hypnotic Labyrinth...

An untitled artwork by Austrian artist Peter Kogler seen last Thursday at the group art exhibition Immaterial/Re-material: A Brief History Of Computing Art at UCCA Centre for Contemporary Art in Beijing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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S'pore appoints new envoys; Egyptian, Indonesian envoys present credentials...

Ms Teo Lay Cheng, who was director of strategic communications at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), has been appointed Singapore's next Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia, said MFA yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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95% of over 12,000 jobs available in ICT sector are for PMETs...

More than 12,000 jobs are on offer in the infocomm technology (ICT) sector, with the bulk of them - about 95 per cent - for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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New tie-up to boost skills of those helping children from needy homes...

A scheme to help young children from low-income homes is getting a boost with a new tie-up among several partners to provide training across different fields for practitioners.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Jaws now lurks in Oscars museum...

LOS ANGELES Over four decades after terrorising beachgoers in Jaws (1975), the blockbuster movie's 7.6m shark model has been installed at the long-awaited Oscars museum in Los Angeles, it was announced on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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16 foreigners deported after security investigation...

Investigations were launched into 37 people, and 16 foreigners among them have been deported, as Singapore went on heightened security alert in the wake of recent terror attacks in France.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Risk of fresh global downturn even as vaccine nears...

NEW YORK The surging pandemic is stoking fears of a fresh downturn for the world economy, heaping pressure on central banks and governments to lay aside other concerns and do more to spur demand.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Defiant Americans shrug off Thanksgiving travel advice...

NEW YORK Millions of Americans appeared to be shrugging off public health warnings and travelling ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, likely fuelling an alarming surge in Covid-19 infections.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Make it simpler and more convenient to update address...

Changing one's residential address on the NRIC should be a simple one-stop process like the current system of doing so at police posts (Why and how to update your address on NRIC, Nov 23). This will be phased out by Dec 1.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Red-carded Pepe sorry for letting Arsenal down...

LONDON Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe has apologised after being sent off for headbutting Leeds defender Ezgjan Alioski in Sunday's goal-less draw in the Premier League.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Spirited Wolves force stalemate in 'chess' match...

LONDON Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo saluted his side's fighting spirit after they fought back to claim a point against Southampton in a 1-1 draw on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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New system may shorten quarantine for travellers to England...

LONDON England will introduce a system on Dec 15 that lets passengers arriving from high-risk countries take a Covid-19 test after five days of quarantine and be released from further self-isolation if they test negative.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Helping home-grown firms compete globally benefits S'poreans: Chan...

Singapore must develop the next generation of home-grown companies that will not only boost the local economy but also compete in the global arena.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Bangladeshi construction worker arrested for terrorism-related activities...

A 26-year-old Bangladeshi construction worker was picked up under the Internal Security Act earlier this month for his involvement in terrorism-related activities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Online spectacle from Dua Lipa...

It had seemed like 2020 would be another fantastic year for British pop singer Dua Lipa.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Small businesses in S. Korea reel from new clampdown...

SEOUL A new round of social distancing rules took effect yesterday in the South Korean capital, dealing a blow to small-business owners despite brighter hopes for economic recovery after earlier success in battling the coronavirus.. Read more at straitsti...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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MAS rolls out world's first green loan grant scheme...

Companies of all sizes will get more support in securing green and sustainability-linked loans with a new grant scheme launched by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Swedish PM warns of rising virus threat in rare address...

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has used a rare address to warn of the growing threat the coronavirus poses, amid fears the strategy used so far may not be enough to fight an increasingly deadly pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Forum: Time to redesign environment to reduce reliance on foreign labour...

Covid-19 has reminded Singaporeans that we have many foreign workers doing jobs that are essential to keep our city state clean and safe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Sports World: Referees get final decision on handball...

LONDON The International Football Association Board has clarified its new handball rules following a series of controversial decisions since their introduction last year. Football's rule-making body on Monday said that the final judgment remains with ...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Trust in process the key for Stags...

Gavin Lee has watched his side throw away winning positions in three of their last four games but the Tampines Rovers coach remains a picture of calm as the Singapore Premier League (SPL) season reaches its climax.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Doctors value efficacy over customer experience...

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to find a five-star therapist like we find a five-star restaurant? Some websites and services certainly think so, and have created this service for consumers to find the best-reviewed doctors and the top-ranking psycholo...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Malaysia sees record rise in cases for second day running...

PUTRAJAYA Malaysia recorded 2,188 new coronavirus cases yesterday, beating the record of 1,882 for its highest daily total set the previous day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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Ex-Goldman banker says he warned bosses about Jho Low, 1MDB...

NEW YORK Former Goldman Sachs Group banker Roger Ng has asked for the foreign bribery case against him to be dismissed, saying he...

 2020-11-24 21:00 

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STI up 1.5% as certainty grows over US presidential succession...

Singapore shares advanced yesterday following news of United States President Donald Trump giving the green light for President-elect Joe Biden to proceed with his White House transition, boosting the already-positive sentiment from prospects of an econom...

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