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 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Ocon's first win; Lewis leads c'ship again...

BUDAPEST Frenchman Esteban Ocon yesterday fended off Sebastian Vettel to take not only a maiden Formula One victory for Alpine but also his first career win.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Smooth entry at hawker centres, markets with TraceTogether...

Patrons queued and waited patiently yesterday morning to enter markets and hawker centres, which now require TraceTogether for entry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Young adults here continue to invest despite Covid-19 pandemic...

SINGAPORE - Young adults here are continuing to invest despite the pandemic, according to a survey out on Monday (July 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Rethink use of natural gas as transition fuel, climate groups urge...

Natural gas produces less planet-warming emissions than other fossil fuels when burned for energy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Songwriter Roy Loi closes music school...

Singer-songwriter Roy Loi closed his music school Imagine Music last June due to the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Old-fashioned romance and the lost art of snail mail...

Romantic dramas are often dismissed as "chick flicks", but Shailene Woodley and Felicity Jones stars of The Last Letter From Your Lover feel the genre is making a comeback.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Build confidence with small achievements...

Parents and teachers can play a part in turning around academically unmotivated kids, but they have to be equipped with the right tools and words to do so, said Professor John Wang from the National Institute of Education.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Chinese cities roll out mass testing for millions, impose travel curbs...

BEIJING Chinese cities rolled out mass testing for millions of people and imposed fresh travel restrictions as the health authorities battled to contain the country's most widespread coronavirus outbreak in months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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A Regency romp with pontianaks...

Regency romance gets a post-colonial spin in this delightful historical fantasy of dragons and pontianaks, which its Malaysian author has described as...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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'Very hard' but Chen just edges it...

TOKYO China's Chen Yufei yesterday claimed the women's badminton singles gold, denying Chinese Taipei a second straight night of success in the sport following the men's doubles title the previous night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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What growing avocados in Sicily tells us of climate change and the future of food...

At the fertile foothills of Mount Etna, Mr Andrea Passanisi surveys his avocado grove under Sicily's blue skies. He started growing the tropical fruit in what used to be his grandfather's vineyard and, helped by the warming climate, is now sending...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Tar Pau Nation: Easy, healthy meals with herbal chicken from Pokpok Keh...

Herbal chicken is one dish that can be chilled or frozen with little loss in quality when reheated. So I knew I wouldn't go very wrong with the food from Pokpok Keh, an eatery in Yio Chu Kang Road that specialises in the dish for delivery.. Read more ...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Yishun Community Hospital, Mandai workers' dorm among 10 new clusters...

There were 10 new Covid-19 clusters reported yesterday, including those at Yishun Community Hospital and Westlite Mandai Dormitory.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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China's conundrum in South China Sea...

One of the few places open only to tourists from China are the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Lebanon's hardship continues, a year after catastrophic blast...

BEIRUT On Aug 4 last year, a fire at the Beirut port ignited one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history. It disfigured the city, took more than 200 lives and shattered Lebanon's psyche.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Balancing environment and housing needs...

Singaporeans will welcome the Housing Board's announcement that it has revised plans for the 33ha Dover Forest, with public housing expected to be launched in the eastern half next year while the western half is to be left to preserve its biodiversity...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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350 released inmates and officers at Selarang test negative...

About 350 released inmates and officers at the work release centre in Selarang Park Complex have tested negative for Covid-19, after six cases were identified there.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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India scrutinising issue of right to be forgotten online...

Mr Ashutosh Kaushik, a 41-year-old actor, has sought his right to be forgotten (RTBF) in a recent petition at the High Court of Delhi.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Grounded pilots swamp recruiters in fight for jobs...

LONDON When Britain-based Goose Recruitment kicked off a recent campaign to find 30 Boeing 737 cargo pilots for a client in Europe, 400 resumes poured in within 48 hours. Most of the applicants used to fly commercial passenger jets.. Read more at straitst...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Navigating China's regulatory tsunami...

It is an unusual sight to have two bellwether education stocks plunging by over 50 per cent in a single day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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More sites for World Heritage fans to visit...

PARIS Mosques, mummies and a mining landscape. These are just some of the latest additions to the prestigious list of world heritage sites administered by Unesco, the United Nations' cultural agency.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Strengthen belief in self...

When a child believes he or she is not good in his or her studies and has low self-confidence, the child is unlikely to want to work hard in school.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Firms here seize opportunities to meet region's sustainability demands...

Climate change, record-high temperatures and deadly heatwaves are making air-conditioning a necessity rather than a luxury in many places around the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Poll: Young adults here still investing despite pandemic...

Young adults here are continuing to invest despite the pandemic, according to a survey out today.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Spurred by mum's death from liver cancer to take charge of health...

During a recent visit to a polyclinic, Ms Yong discovered that she has a fatty liver.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Kids who need help most are those who don't know that they need it...

I applaud The Straits Times team for organising the forum titled It's OK Not To Be OK with Education Minister Chan Chun Sing on Friday (Having 'trusted buddy' to turn to is key, Aug 1).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Malaysia's opposition MPs intend to show up in Parliament...

All eyes will be on Malaysia's Parliament today after opposition lawmakers insisted they would still turn up at the Lower House despite the special sitting being postponed by the Muhyiddin Yassin administration, amid an open row between the Premier an...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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S. Korea's exports hit record high on overseas demand...

SEOUL South Korean exports jumped to a record high last month as overseas demand for chips and biohealth products extended export growth to a ninth consecutive month, supporting an economic recovery facing headwinds from the country's worst Covid-19 o...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Recognised for going out of their way to help others...

As the head of the social development policy department at the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis), Mr Mohamad Zulfadhli Mohd Gazali, 40, often goes out of his way to help those who apply for financial aid.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Surprise in the fast lane...

If there was one thing Usain Bolt gave the world that was perhaps under-appreciated, it was surety.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Seven landmarks light up for National Day...

Seven civic, cultural and historic buildings in the Bras Basah-Bugis area, including the National Museum of Singapore in Stamford Road, received a red-and-white makeover yesterday night ahead of Singapore's 56th birthday celebrations this year.. Read ...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Myanmar junta chief names himself PM, vows to hold 'fair' election...

Myanmar's military junta yesterday declared itself as caretaker government of the embattled country, with junta chief Min Aung Hlaing named as prime minister.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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RECORD HEAT AND RAGING FIRES...

ANKARA Wildfires in southern Turkey forced more people to flee their homes yesterday as pressure on the government grew over its response to the deadly blazes. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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S'pore, a financial and innovation hub, can help green South-east Asia's energy sources...

SINGAPORE - Climate change, once thought a problem for future generations, is making its mark here and now.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Real-time monitoring system helps Go-Ahead Singapore keep their buses in top form...

The custom-built system also frees maintenance crew from some manual tasks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Millions of Americans risk losing their homes as virus cases surge...

WASHINGTON Millions of Americans could find themselves homeless as a nationwide ban on evictions expired yesterday, against a backdrop of surging coronavirus cases and political finger-pointing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Games Briefs: Horse euthanised due to lameness...

TOKYO A horse competing with Swiss rider Robin Godel at the Tokyo Olympics was put down yesterday, after appearing lame at a fence in the middle of the cross-country course the day before the medals ceremony for the equestrian event.. Read more at straits...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Slogan-filled billboards serve as pointers on Tibet's future...

The slogans shout out for the people to build a...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Bloom where you are planted, wherever you may go...

The Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) starts next week with the oral paper. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Pereira upbeat about today's 200m heat...

Singapore's top female sprinter Shanti Pereira says she is feeling...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Shelf Care: Sorcerer To The Crown is a Regency romp with pontianaks...

SORCERER TO THE CROWN. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Map to join Singapore's green dots...

Many people enjoy getting around on well-lit and paved paths, but shy, wild animals favour quiet and leafy routes when travelling from one forest patch to another.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Quahs lament Tokyo struggles...

The Quah siblings will depart Japan today searching for answers in the aftermath of a poor Olympic campaign.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Zverev says win can't be compared...

TOKYO World No. 5 Alexander Zverev claimed the biggest title of his career when he crushed Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-1 yesterday to win the men's tennis singles gold medal at the Olympics.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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3 Things to make you smile...

The latest craft-meets-book nerd craze is the Book Nook.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Fee waivers for 8 markets, food centres hit by closures...

Stallholders at eight markets and food centres managed by People's Action Party (PAP) town councils and have Covid-19 clusters identified will get some financial help during their closures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Ted Lasso's optimistic vibe rubs off on fans...

Up for 20 Emmys next month a record for a comedy series in its first season Ted Lasso was also one of the unlikeliest television hits of last year when it debuted on Apple TV+.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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From tinkering with toilet pipe to creating telemedicine platform...

From a young age, Major (Dr) Aaron Chua has enjoyed tinkering with things to improve them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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What growing avocados in Sicily tells us of climate change and the future of food...

At the fertile foothills of Mount Etna, Mr Andrea Passanisi surveys his avocado grove under Sicily's blue skies. He started growing the tropical fruit in what used to be his grandfather's vineyard and, helped by the warming climate, is now sending...

 2021-08-01 21:00 

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Experts working on map to help Singapore's wild animals navigate fragmented forests...

The map will be regularly fine-tuned to take into consideration new urban and scientific developments.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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