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 2021-02-01 21:00 

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S'pore wants to grow manufacturing base, attract top players...

Singapore is working to grow its strong manufacturing base and attract top players to anchor their operations here, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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China's new Long March: Getting its messaging right...
 2021-02-01 21:00 

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One-sided positions may contribute to bullying of the young...

Speaking on behalf of a group of parents, I wish to share the experience the daughter of our friend went through in school.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Messi on target as coach underlines his worth...

BARCELONA Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman rallied behind Lionel Messi after the Argentinian star delivered a vintage performance in Sunday's 2-1 La Liga home win over Athletic Bilbao, hours after full details of the captain's lucrative contract were...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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UK makes formal request to join trans-Pacific trade pact...

LONDON Britain yesterday made a formal request to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), seeking membership of the 11-country deal to open new avenues for post-Brexit trade.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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MPs back carbon tax hike to fight climate change...

The carbon tax is one of the most important policy tools Singapore has to combat climate change, and raising it is the right approach, MPs said in Parliament yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Schools can be flexible in cases of gender dysphoria: Minister...

Where there are valid medical grounds, schools can exercise flexibility and work out practical arrangements for students diagnosed with gender dysphoria and undergoing hormone therapy if they face difficulties with certain school rules, Education Minister...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Conservation, climate a chance to take SG Together to next level...

In July 2019, this correspondent met the late Mr Subaraj Rajathurai - a stalwart of the nature community here - to discuss the Singapore Together movement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Singapore expresses grave concern...

Singapore yesterday expressed...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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AI sans ethics can endanger everyone...

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 2021-02-01 21:00 

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HK extends distancing curbs until after CNY...

HONG KONG Hong Kong will extend social distancing measures for a further two weeks until after the Chinese New Year holiday and will impose stricter testing rules when cases of Covid-19 are detected.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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SPH, GfK to debut biennial study measuring S'pore media consumption...

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has partnered market research company GfK to conduct a new biennial study on media consumption, using a novel single-source approach that combines survey data with digitally collected data.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Myanmar nationals in S'pore shocked, saddened by news...

Myanmar nationals in Singapore were shocked and saddened by the detention of their country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other top leaders, after a coup by the military yesterday morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Benefits of jab outweigh risks - 4 who had severe allergic reactions have recovered...

There were four people who experienced a rapid onset of severe allergic reactions after receiving their Covid-19 shots, but all have recovered, with none needing intensive care unit (ICU) support.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Myanmar military set to use direct rule to secure its future...

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 2021-02-01 21:00 

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The world is... RIGHT HERE waiting for you...

Chef Dave Pynt plates a Fremantle octopus tentacle, which he had grilled over jarrah hardwood, as a film crew captures the action at his modern barbecue restaurant Burnt Ends.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Hair on pillow and X-ray table not sanitised...

I was at a laboratory in Ang Mo Kio for an X-ray on Jan 22.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Silver swept up in trading frenzy while US senators call for probe...

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON Silver prices surged to a five-month high yesterday, silver-mining stocks leapt and coin-selling websites were swamped, as small-time investors piled in to the metal, the latest focus of a retail trading frenzy that has set financial ...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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New changes to law strictly limit use of contact tracing data...

Contact tracing data is reserved strictly for the fight against the coronavirus and investigations into the most serious crimes, under proposed legal changes that will override all other legislation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Myanmar military imposes year-long state of emergency...

Myanmar's military seized power and declared a year-long state of emergency yesterday, after detaining the country's democratically elected civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other ruling party officials.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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France's winter of discontent...

France is a nation under siege. From this week, its borders are sealed to outsiders, and even those arriving from neighbouring European Union countries will be allowed to cross the frontier only if they produce a vaccination document or a negative coronav...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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LO(HEI) and behold...

Mr Koh Beng Liang, 44, is the developer behind the viral DJ Beng lohei app that has been making the rounds ahead of Chinese New Year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Foodie getaway at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore...

Along Orchard Road, where luxury hotels are a dime a dozen, Four Seasons Singapore is a stalwart with personality. Rooms, including the 624 sq ft Premier Room where I stay, are fresh, bright and welcoming after a face-lift in 2018.. Read more at straitsti...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Recreational footballers want a fair playing field...

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, it was common to see weekend warriors on public football fields around the island enjoying a Sunday kick about.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Migrant workers in higher-risk dorms to be vaccinated first: Tan See Leng...

Migrant workers in dormitories will be vaccinated by the end of this year - the same timeline as for the rest of Singapore, Second Minister for Manpower Tan See Leng said in Parliament yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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France's winter of discontent...

France is a nation under siege. From this week, its borders are sealed to outsiders, and even those arriving from neighbouring European Union countries will be allowed to cross the frontier only if they produce a vaccination document or a negative coronav...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Banks' hopes of repayment fade with Hin Leong wind-up plan...

HSBC Holdings and other global banks owed US$3.5 billion (S$4.7 billion) by Hin Leong Trading may recoup less than expected from the collapsed Singapore oil trader after a sale process failed to attract bids for the company.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Klopp hails prolific Salah as Reds march on...

LONDON Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said he took off experienced midfielder James Milner in the second half of their 3-1 win at West Ham due to his concern about more injuries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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PM congratulates Viet leaders on getting re-elected...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has congratulated Mr Nguyen Phu Trong for getting re-elected as the general secretary of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Next Samsung, Apple watches could measure blood sugar levels...

Tech giants Samsung and Apple could be incorporating blood glucose monitoring technology into their new smartwatches.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Surprised to see dark clothes worn in CNY poster...

Chinese New Year is an important holiday for the Chinese, and comes with its own celebration etiquette.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Nobel Peace Prize: Trump's son-in-law nominated...

WASHINGTON Former White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his deputy, Mr Avi Berkowitz, were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their role in negotiating four normalisation deals between Israel and Arab nations known as the...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Green plan Agencies to set concrete targets...

Singapore is developing a green plan as part of its drive towards sustainability. Announced during the debate on a private member's motion, it will see government agencies setting...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Balancing stewardship of green spaces with land constraints...

Singapore is committed to stewarding and protecting its green spaces, but the country's physical constraints mean that some undeveloped sites will have to be tapped to meet land use needs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Men tune up at slimmer ATP Cup...

MELBOURNE After a wildly successful debut last year, the ATP Cup begins in more subdued circumstances in Melbourne today, with Novak Djokovic looking to get champions Serbia off to a flying start against Canada in the truncated team event.. Read more at s...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Heng gives breakdown of Budget allocations to combat pandemic...

A total of $13.8 billion was allocated for Covid-19 response operations by the Government in last year's Budget - one of three major areas of spending to protect lives and livelihoods in the pandemic, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterda...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Five new board members for Maritime and Port Authority...

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is getting five new board members for the next three years, said the Ministry of Transport yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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S'pore can develop into carbon services hub to contribute more...

Singapore may be small, but it can still punch above its weight on the climate change front by helping other countries cut their emissions, said Mr Henry Kwek (Kebun Baru) in Parliament yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Is displaying vehicle details a breach of privacy?...

It is common to see video clips on YouTube from SG Road Vigilante showing car camera recordings of vehicles on the roads.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Keeping their safe distance...

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Singaporeans have become very familiar with social distancing measures, but are local birds following similar rules too?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Update on cases...

New cases: 29 Imported: 29 (2 Singaporeans, 3 PRs, 3 dependant's pass holders, 2 long-term visit pass holders, 4 work pass holders, 10 work permit holders, 5 short-term visit pass holders) In community: 0 In dormitories: 0. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Game point, resellers...

Online marketplaces such as Carousell are the go-to platforms for many Singaporeans to buy anything from beauty products to electronic gadgets. And now, they are also a virtual shop space to purchase bookings at public sports facilities such as badminton ...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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STI ends first trading day of Feb in the red as caution takes hold...

Singapore equities ended the first trading day of February in the red as investors remained fairly cautious after a retreat on Wall Street and the declaration of a year-long state of emergency by Myanmar's military.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Feedback period for Dover Forest extended to March 1...

The public consultation period on the fate of the site known as Dover Forest will be extended by four weeks till March 1, said National Development Minister Desmond Lee yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Local firm in talks to buy BlueSG car-sharing outfit...

Home-grown transport and engineering group Goldbell is in advanced talks to buy over an electric car-sharing outfit in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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NCIS to get 'explosive'...

With its new season, the long-running police procedural NCIS hits a milestone few television series have - its 400th episode.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Businesses use slowdown in tourism to spruce up attractions...

Several businesses in the hospitality industry are using the slowdown in tourist arrivals to spruce up their attractions in preparation for a future upswing, said the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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Undergrad among local investors betting on GameStop...

Mr Lim, a final-year student at the National University of Singapore, has invested a total of $20,000 in GameStop shares.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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AI sans ethics can endanger everyone...

It was around this time a year ago that Singapore launched the second edition of the...

 2021-02-01 21:00 

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New law to allow e-documents for cross-border trade, LPAs...

Measures to reduce paperwork involved in cross-border trade by allowing digital documentation were approved yesterday, under changes to the law involving electronic transactions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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