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 2021-03-04 10:56 

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Table tennis: Singapore's Yu Mengyu stuns Japanese starlet Miu Hirano in Doha...

She trails for whole of deciding game before surviving match point in WTT Doha event.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:46 

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Over $1.2 million raised by UOB's annual CNY charity fundraiser...

The money will go to four organisations supporting art, children and education, including the ST School Pocket Money Fund.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:45 

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Young mum ventures into social commerce to make time for son...

Former financial consultant Aow Shi Hui now distributes niche consumer brands on social media.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:45 

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Rise of social sellers: One-woman ventures in social commerce take off...

A new breed of entrepreneurs are promoting products via live streams and videos.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:45 

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Events singer turns beauty boss amid pandemic...

Hit by Covid-19, former entertainer Elyse Liang now sells beauty products on Instagram Stories. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:45 

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Mum of five runs 2 hawker stalls and sells beauty masks online...

Shirli Ling turned to social selling when profit at her hotpot stall plunged during the circuit breaker.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:39 

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Budget debate: Singles need not find flatmate to apply for public rental flats under upcoming pilot scheme...

HDB will set aside a few floors in some rental blocks and appoint a social service agency to manage the flats.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:31 

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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on March 4...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, March 4.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:30 

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Arts Picks: Tea parties and circus dance at Esplanade's children's festival...

The Esplanade launches a new festival of music, theatre and dance for children aged 12 and below.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:20 

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Calling for help for those in need among upgrades to OneService app...

Users will be able to alert the authorities when they see someone in need of help.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 10:11 

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Two Malaysian women killed when part of a bridge construction collapsed in KL...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two women were crushed to death when a section of a pedestrian bridge under construction in Kuala Lumpur collapsed on Wednesday evening (March 3) and fell on the van they were in.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:59 

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Vaccine passport, lower marriage age on the table for China's top political advisory meeting...

BEIJING - As early spring smog descended on Beijing yesterday, Tiananmen Square, the political heart of the city, was under a massive security lockdown.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:57 

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Singaporeans strongly advised to leave Myanmar: Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

MFA also asked Singaporeans to avoid travelling to the country.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:46 

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Budget debate: HDB flat-buying process to be streamlined; buyers can apply for bank loan on flat portal...

These are among the new initiatives to be rolled out this year to further streamline the process of buying and selling of a HDB flat.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:45 

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$315m to expand and enhance parks, park connector network and recreational routes...

A new 62km-long walking and cycling route linking Tuas to Changi is in the works.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:44 

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Ji Soo apologises for school bullying, may be replaced in K-drama...
 2021-03-04 09:44 

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Budget debate: New scheme to spur alliances aims to boost transformation of Singapore's built environment sector...

Singapore - The push to accelerate transformation and boost the resilience of Singapore's built environment sector will intensify through a new scheme that supports strategic alliances among developers, builders, consultants and sub-contractors, Minis...

 2021-03-04 09:41 

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Budget debate: Limiting resale buyers, longer MOP among ideas to prevent lottery effect for future HDB flats in prime areas...

This is to ensure that public housing remains inclusive for all Singaporeans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:41 

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NUS and NTU continue to rank well globally in QS university rankings, NTU materials science course overtakes MIT for top rank...

NTU has also overtaken MIT to become the world's leading institution for the study of materials science.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:25 

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The Big Story: No more new diesel cars, taxis in S'pore from 2025...

SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:20 

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Motor racing: US-owned Haas F1 team sports a Russian look with Uralkali...

LONDON (REUTERS) - The US-owned Haas Formula One team presented their 2021 car in Russian colours on Thursday (March 4) with potash producer Uralkali, owned by the billionaire father of new Russian driver Nikita Mazepin, joining as title sponsor.. Read mo...

 2021-03-04 09:09 

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US' Blinken, Austin set to visit Japan from March 15: Sources...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin are making arrangements to visit Japan from March 15 for foreign policy and security talks, two government sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursd...

 2021-03-04 09:06 

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Italy to give just one Covid-19 vaccine shot to those previously infected...

The recommendation applies to people diagnosed with Covid-19 between three and six months previously. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 09:00 

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Biden risks border crisis as migrant children fill up shelters...

A spike in migrant crossings - particularly by unaccompanied children - threatens to overwhelm government shelters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:53 

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Australia minister 'sorry' for calling alleged rape victim a 'lying cow'...

Australia's scandal-hit government on Thursday (March 4) apologised for calling an alleged rape victim a...

 2021-03-04 08:50 

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Aaron Kwok goes on an art-buying spree...

HONG KONG - Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok, who is known for his love of fast cars, has now turned his attention - and spending power - to buying art.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:30 

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Female doctor killed in eastern Afghanistan after murder of media workers...

The doctor was killed after a magnetic bomb was attached to the vehicle she was travelling in.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:27 

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Football: Valencia president accuses regional politician of 'irresponsible attacks' on Peter Lim's company...

Club is 14th in La Liga, five points off the relegation zone with 13 games left.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:24 

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How cleaning company Chye Thiam did more work with fewer hands...

Autonomous robots freed up cleaners who could focus on other tasks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:13 

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Covid-19 vaccines bring relief to Malaysia's front-liners battling the pandemic...

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian front-liners who have been battling the coronavirus pandemic over the last one year expressed relief and hope as they received their first dose of the much-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:11 

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New Zealand arrests two people over threats against mosques in 2019 terror attacks...

Christchurch is preparing for the second anniversary of the horrific attack that killed 51 Muslims.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 08:11 

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19 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, with 1 in the community and 18 imported...

SINGAPORE - There were 19 new coronavirus cases confirmed as at noon on Thursday (March 4) - one in the community and 18 imported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:53 

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Commonwealth Secondary School nurturing next generation of environmental stewards...

The school created eco habitats on campus such as a rainforest and a wetland, to educate students on sustainable living.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:52 

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Motor racing: Aston Martin expect to get the best out of Vettel...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Aston Martin say they can give Sebastian Vettel what he wants this season and get the best out of the four-time Formula One world champion as he starts afresh after recent struggles at Ferrari.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:51 

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Lithuania to open trade representation office in Taiwan despite China's opposition...

Beijing urges Lithuania to stick to the...

 2021-03-04 07:46 

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Boxing: Promoter Arum says fight between Fury and Joshua agreed...

(REUTERS) - Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua will fight this year with...

 2021-03-04 07:46 

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5 women who rule the fashion industry...

Last month, fashion influencer Margaret Zhang was named the editor-in-chief of Vogue China, one of the biggest magazines in the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:46 

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Three Myanmar police constables cross over to India seeking refuge...
 2021-03-04 07:39 

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Football: We never threw away the Cup, says proud Barca boss Koeman...

BARCELONA (REUTERS) - Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman praised his side for their never-say-die attitude after they reached the King's Cup final with a 3-0 win after extra time over Sevilla on Wednesday (March 3) to pull off the latest in a series of gre...

 2021-03-04 07:35 

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Budget debate: MOE's 4Cs sustainability plan aims to cut school emissions by two-thirds by 2030...

SINGAPORE - An...

 2021-03-04 07:30 

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Style News: Chanel's tweed-inspired high jewellery, new launches from Aesop and Sisley...

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 2021-03-04 07:30 

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Theatre review: Pangdemonium's Girls & Boys is an emotional rollercoaster...

Nikki Muller charms solo in this show as a modern woman whose seemingly perfect life is disrupted.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:30 

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Facebook group Singapore Home Cooks is now a business with more than 10 employees...

Ms Cassandra Xu never imagined that her humble hobby-based Facebook group would one day bring thousands of like-minded individuals together to share their passion for cooking.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:22 

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Man molested woman while out on bail for outraging the modesty of a 10-year-old girl...

A man who was out on bail for molesting a 10-year-old girl committed a similar offence just over a year later, targeting a 21-year-old woman while riding a bus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:17 

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Northern Irish loyalist paramilitaries withdraw support for 1998 peace deal: Media...

This was due to concerns over the Brexit deal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 07:15 

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ByteDance developing Clubhouse-like app for China amid copycat rush: Sources...

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - TikTok owner ByteDance is working on a Clubhouse-like app for China, sources familiar with the matter said, as the global success of the US-based audio chat service inspires a rush of copycats in the country.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2021-03-04 07:15 

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Food Picks: Handmade noodles, Hainanese fare...

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 2021-03-04 07:12 

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Budget debate: As more people stayed at home, per capita daily use of water shot up in 2020...

Each person in Singapore used 154 litres of water a day in 2020, up from the 141 litres they used daily in 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 06:59 

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Listen: What's the future of Singapore's patchwork forest?...
 2021-03-04 06:58 

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South Korea's top prosecutor resigns in fight with President Moon over investigative powers...

Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl's public support has risen in the simmering battle with Mr Moon Jae-in over prosecutorial powers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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