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 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Foxes will 'relish' title push despite injuries...

LONDON Brendan Rodgers has challenged Leicester to defy the odds, as a mounting injury crisis threatens to wreck their bid to finish in the English Premier League's top four.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Pressure did not get to 'brilliant' United...

LONDON Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted that Manchester United have not succumbed to the pressure of being touted as title challengers earlier in the season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Hot Bods...

On most days, I do compound exercises for my lower limbs and back, and my favourite machines in the gym are the stairmaster and squat rack.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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US multilateralism is coming back, except on trade...

After the end of the Trump presidency in January, multilateralists around the world heaved a collective sigh of relief.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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The Rat Trap lacks bite, but hits the mark...

Given how poorly the Year of the Rat went last year, it is not likely to be missed. And in this original play, written by Singaporean playwright Euginia Tan and directed by Hazel Ho, the symbol of the rat takes on dreadful dimensions - filth, addiction, e...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Newcomer's islandwide delivery, rates draw eateries...

Eateries say they are keen to go on board with airasia food because of its low commission and islandwide delivery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Over 82,000 people have taken 'cruises to nowhere' from S'pore...

More than 82,000 people have set sail on cruises, with no Covid-19 cases on board since the pilot programme started last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Ex-Barca chief Bartomeu released provisionally...

BARCELONA Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and his former adviser Jaume Masferrer were released yesterday after appearing before a judge investigating last year's...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Jail, caning for secret society member over gun possession...

Unhappy with members of another gang, a secret society member here bought a gun in Malaysia for about $1,400 and smuggled it into Singapore as he wanted to use it to...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Man spared the gallows four months ago walks free finally...

A Malaysian man who was spared the gallows over four months ago after the Court of Appeal cleared him of a capital drug charge finally walked out a free man yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Schemes enhanced to help firms go global and compete...

Businesses looking to expand overseas are able to do so at lower costs, with enhanced support schemes to defray such expenses.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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22 applications for Tech.Pass approved since January launch...

Some 22 applications for the Tech.Pass have been approved since the scheme was launched in mid-January. Disclosing this figure in Parliament yesterday, Minister of State for Trade and Industry Alvin Tan said that given the dynamism of the tech sector, the...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Aussie PM under pressure over rape claims involving minister...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing growing pressure over his handling of a series of alleged sexual assaults involving staff of his ruling coalition, including an alleged rape by a Cabinet member.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Malaysia easing movement restrictions...

Malaysia is lifting the movement control order imposed in the economic powerhouses of Selangor, Johor, Penang and the Kuala Lumpur federal territory, as daily cases tapered down and the country's vaccination drive hit the first week. . Read more at st...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Must-reads...

Asean foreign ministers yesterday urged the Myanmar military to desist from violence and respect the will of the Myanmar people, as the regime continued cracking down on protests against the coup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Making sure Singapore workforce is globally competitive...

We refer to the Forum letter,...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Chinese hackers targeting Indian vaccine-makers, firm alleges...

The issue of Chinese hackers has returned to the forefront in India, with allegations of their attempts to infiltrate the IT systems at two Indian vaccine-makers and their involvement in a power outage in Mumbai last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Impact of ear wax...

I had a dull ear ache and could hardly hear from my left ear when I woke up on the first day of 2021. What a start to the year, I thought.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Surge in sales of laptops, tablets during ongoing MCO...

The sales of laptops, tablets and other gadgets have soared in Malaysia, with some retailers and buyers complaining of a shortage as more people work from home and attend virtual classes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Lower eligible age to 18...

I refer to the joint reply by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Health (No parental consent needed for Covid-19 vaccination and phone call was not required, March 1).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot pregnant with her third child...

LOS ANGELES Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is a happy woman.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Sylvia Lim sparks exchange on translation of court documents...

The feasibility of translating court documents into other languages was the focus of an exchange between Second Minister for Law Edwin Tong and Ms Sylvia Lim (Aljunied GRC) yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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WTO's new chief begins uphill task of reforming trade body...

GENEVA The World Trade Organisation's new leader pledged to shake up the Geneva-based trade body, but Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's first speech as director-general stopped short of offering details on how she would change the way the WTO has operated ...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Malaysia to relax curbs a week after vaccination drive...

Malaysia will ease its public health restrictions and travel curbs from Friday, a week after kick-starting its mass inoculation campaign for Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Strategy to boost S'pore's position as global IP hub in the works...

Strengthening Singapore's position as a global hub for innovation, intangible assets (IA) and intellectual property (IP) over the next decade will help develop good jobs and skills in the growing sector, said Second Minister for Law Edwin Tong.. Read ...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Sunseap, Tenaga in tie-up to trial clean energy imports into Singapore...

Malaysia's largest electricity utility, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), and Singapore-based solar energy firm Sunseap Group announced yesterday that they are forming a joint venture to trial clean electricity imports into Singapore from Malaysia.. Read ...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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$50m boost for govt platform to solve tech challenges...

A government crowdsourcing initiative to help the public and private sectors solve technology challenges is getting a $50 million boost over the next five years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Paper to help financial institutions mitigate risks from remote working...

Extensive remote working arrangements open up financial institutions to multiple risks - some of them related to daily operations and information security and technology, and others to fraud and staff misconduct.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Novavax vaccine could get nod for US use by May, says CEO...

WASHINGTON Novavax's coronavirus vaccine could be cleared for use in the United States as soon as May if US regulators authorise it based on data from the company's British trial, which could be completed...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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FromTheBackbench...

NOMINATED MP SHAHIRA ABDULLAH. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Ambassador could have behaved more professionally...

I am writing to express my displeasure at how some safe distancing ambassadors (SDAs) conduct themselves in the course of their work.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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AIA inks $2m deal with SPL...

AIA Singapore has extended its title sponsorship of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) for another two years with an option of a further three, the life insurer and the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced yesterday.. Read more at straitstime...

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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2 workers killed in blaze were from Bangladesh...

Two workers who died as a result of the Tuas industrial fire last Wednesday - along with site supervisor Marimuthu S, a 38-year-old Indian national - have been identified.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Up to 200 smart locker stations to be deployed by April...

The first batch of up to 200 smart locker stations will be rolled out by next month, following a successful trial which started in December 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Kebun Baru pilots tech-integrated facility for elderly living alone...

A pilot integrated aged care facility with video-based technology to monitor elderly residents in a non-invasive manner has opened in Kebun Baru.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Military coup an 'enormous, tragic step back' for Myanmar: PM Lee...

The military coup in Myanmar is an enormous, tragic step back for the country, and the use of lethal force against civilians and unarmed demonstrators is just not acceptable, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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S'pore to strengthen status as global tech and business hub...

Singapore will strengthen its status as a global business and technology hub to ensure a sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Volcano on Sumatra spews ash...

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted yesterday morning, spewing a massive column of smoke and ash as high as 5km into the sky.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Firms restoring wages amid Singapore's economy recovery: Experts...

A report by DBS Bank found that the financial health of Singaporeans improved in the second half of last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Budget debate: MPs call for support to spur tourism sector, help for SMEs to attract local talent...

Mr Derrick Goh called for more plans for the tourism sector beyond the Covid-19 Resilience Package.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 21:00 

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Nasi padang business taps grant to streamline cooking process, reduce food waste...

SINGAPORE - Incorporating a combi oven in the cooking processes has allowed Istimewa Nasi Padang to increase its productivity and reduce food wastage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:47 

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Golden Globes TV audience plummets by more than half...

Just 6.9 million Americans tuned in to watch the three-hour ceremony for film and TV.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:27 

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Golf: Slumping Fowler in battle to keep major streak alive...

Fowler is 65th in the world rankings and without a top-10 finish since January 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:14 

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France's Macron tells Iran 'clear gestures' needed to revive nuclear deal...

Macron expressed deep concern regarding Teheran's decision to violate the accord.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

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Forum: Making sure Singapore workforce is globally competitive...

We refer to the Forum letter,...

 2021-03-02 20:00 

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Forum: Safe distancing ambassador could have behaved more professionally...

I am writing to express my displeasure at how some safe distancing ambassadors (SDAs) conduct themselves in the course of their work.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

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Forum: Improve quality of personnel responsible for workplace safety...

I refer to National Trades Union Congress assistant secretary-general Melvin Yong's call for a dedicated workplace safety and health monitor at each worksite (Tuas explosion: 3 workers dead, 5 in critical condition, Feb 26).. Read more at straitstimes...

 2021-03-02 20:00 

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Your picture: Rooftop farm's small plot serves only a small group of residents...

It seems that urban farms are now the trend (HDB rooftops to get more urban farms, Feb 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

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Forum: Free parking at HDB carparks can be offered only after residents' needs are met...

We thank Mr Roland Chan for his letter (Still waiting for carpark review after two years, Feb 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-02 20:00 

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Forum: Lower voting age to 18...

I refer to the joint reply by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Health (No parental consent needed for Covid-19 vaccination and phone call was not required, March 1).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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