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 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Limp loss a lesson for Lampard...

LONDON If results do not go their way, Chelsea could be down to fifth place by tomorrow and out of the Champions League places.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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HK expats laud Britain's citizenship pathway offer...

LONDON Hong Kong expatriates living in Britain have welcomed London's pledge of...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Pandemic's impact on pollution...

When I took a walk around my neighbourhood recently, I was enraptured by the scenery, more so than ever before the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Spying claims is latest twist in Wirecard scandal...

BERLIN The plot thickens in the spectacular collapse of payments provider Wirecard: The Austrian man at large over Germany's worst financial fraud scandal may also have had links to secret services.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Younger Malaysians won't be able to vote in event of snap polls...

Younger Malaysians will not be able to vote if a snap election is called despite the fact that the voting age was reduced last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Nearly 1,300 test positive for virus at Indonesian military academy...

BANDUNG (Indonesia) Nearly 1,300 people at a military academy in Indonesia have tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said, as the country struggles to contain the epidemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Depp says wife-beating claim turned him into 'Quasimodo'...

LONDON Hollywood legend Johnny Depp last Friday accused Britain's The Sun tabloid of turning him from...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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30 Days Of Art With NAC: Pandemic through a fresh Lens...

Sriwana, founded in 1950, is one of the oldest performing arts groups in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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EPL clubs told to maintain social distancing rules...

LONDON The Premier League has contacted all 20 clubs in England's top flight regarding their players' failure to adhere to social distancing guidelines during water breaks and goal celebrations, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday.. R...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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David and Victoria Beckham's son is engaged...

LONDON Retired English footballer David Beckham is set to become a father-in-law after his son announced his engagement to actress Nicola Peltz.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Stealing art in Tokyo and it is all legal...

TOKYO The Tokyo art exhibit opened to enthusiastic visitors, but many of those circulating were not just there to soak in some culture - they were casing the joint for a midnight raid.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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What happened to efficiency of past elections?...

On Polling Day, I accompanied my mother to the polling station. However, the experience was unlike that in the previous general election when voting was a breeze and took us less than 10 minutes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Help for non-profits to get pro bono creative work done...

Making Meaning, a new website launched in May, hopes to connect creative professionals here with non-profits to support these organisations that are struggling amid the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Fearless Mason has killer instinct: Ole...

LONDON Manchester United have spent more than 1 billion (S$1.76 billion) on new players over the past nine years, but their latest revival owes much to a homegrown star in 18-year-old academy graduate Mason Greenwood.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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World Briefs: UK to spend $1.2b on border infrastructure...

LONDON Britain will spend 705 million (S$1.2 billion) on border infrastructure to help keep trade flowing after its transition deal with the European Union expires at the end of the year, Cabinet Secretary Michael Gove said yesterday.. Read more at strait...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Tharman explains appearance of Ivan Lim on live stream...

Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam yesterday explained the appearance of Mr Ivan Lim during a Facebook live stream, saying it was a move to acknowledge his work and allow him to thank residents for their support.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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PSP vows to continue serving residents across Singapore...

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) will continue to serve residents across Singapore despite not winning any constituencies in last Friday's general election, said party chief Tan Cheng Bock yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Punchlines: July 13, 2020...

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 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Thomas teases Woods over return...

WASHINGTON After taking the 54-hole lead on Saturday in the Workday Charity Open, Justin Thomas then took a friendly shot at his good friend Tiger Woods.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Fund lends a helping hand to Covid-19 initiatives...

A new fund set up by Temasek Trust earlier this year has so far given out $1.6 million to 52 initiatives, which have provided help for more than 125,000 beneficiaries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Stay focused on Covid-19 situation here...

On May 26, Professor Teo Yik Ying, dean of the National University of Singapore's Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, said that the number of daily confirmed Covid-19 cases in dormitories was likely to fall below 100 in three to four weeks' tim...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Start-up city: Vietnam's young invest ideas in Ho Chi Minh...

HO CHI MINH CITY A tech-savvy population, a fast-growing economy, and the perks of being first in an emerging market - Vietnamese entrepreneur Le Thanh saw the potential in booming Ho Chi Minh City for his start-up transforming coffee grounds into masks.....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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HK opposition: 500,000 voted in primaries...

HONG KONG Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents defied concerns about social distancing and a new security law to vote in two-day primaries held by pro-democracy opposition parties.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Aishwarya Rai tests positive as Covid-19 affects her family...

MUMBAI Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus, just a day after her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan said he was in hospital with the infectious disease.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Tan Chuan-Jin: PAP will have to review broader issues behind vote swing...

The People's Action Party (PAP) will have to examine what are the broader issues that caused a swing in votes against it at the general election, said Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Poland votes in tight presidential election...

WARSAW Poles began voting yesterday in a knife-edge presidential election between a populist incumbent closely allied with United States President Donald Trump and a Europhile liberal who wants to restore ties with Brussels.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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ICA foils attempt to smuggle 1,500 packs of e-cigarette refills...

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has foiled an attempt to smuggle 1,500 packs of e-cigarette refills transported by a Malaysia-registered lorry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Top US banks set for worst quarter since financial crisis...

WASHINGTON US banks had only a few weeks' experience with the full-blown pandemic when they last tried to forecast how bad things would get. Now, they are about to reveal what three more months of Covid-19 did to the industry.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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S'pore tops index as key global shipping hub for 7th straight year...

Singapore retained its top position as the world's most important shipping hub on the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Unknown risks lurk within NBA 'bubble'...

ORLANDO League doctors and officials are concerned about the lingering health effects for National Basketball Association (NBA) players who contract the coronavirus, ESPN reported on Saturday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Japan's bid to spur domestic tourism draws ire and praise...

TOKYO A Japanese government campaign to spur domestic tourism has drawn both enthusiasm and ire, with some social media users telling urbanites to stay away from rural areas after Covid-19 cases hit a record high in Tokyo.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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City proud of European spot...

LONDON Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City deserve their place in the Champions League next season, as the club find out today whether their two-season ban from European competitions will be overturned.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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On social media...

ANDY HUI'S WEDDING BAND INTACT: Hong Kong singer Andy Hui, who was caught in a cheating scandal with actress Jacqueline Wong last year, performed for the first time in 14 months on ViuTV's music show Chill Club on June 15. . Read more at straitsti...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Jada Pinkett Smith admits to past affair...

LOS ANGELES American R&B singer August Alsina surprised many people on June 30 when he disclosed his alleged romance with Jada Pinkett Smith, wife of actor Will Smith.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Youth homes tweak activities to keep residents' spirits up...

For almost two months, residents at the Singapore Girls' Home and Singapore Boys' Home were unable to receive face-to-face parental visits because of circuit breaker measures put in place to minimise the risk of coronavirus transmission.. Read mor...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Muhiyiddin's majority set to be tested in Parliament today...

Nearly five months of uncertainty over whether Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin commands a legitimate majority will likely end today when his government attempts to replace the Speaker of Parliament.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Thailand planning human trials of potential vaccine, with 2021 roll-out...

BANGKOK Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the coronavirus and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said, aiming for a vaccine that could be ready for use by the second half of next year.. Read more at straitst...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Over 3,600 join National Chinese Challenge...

More than 3,600 students took part in the National Chinese Challenge this year, setting a new record of participation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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All-female online charity concert to help women in need...

To support underprivileged women during the coronavirus pandemic, two women from the music industry have stepped up to organise a virtual charity concert that features 11 home-grown and international female singer-songwriters.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Countries on high alert with no let-up in virus resurgence...

A state of high alert prevailed over the weekend in countries seeing a resurgence of the coronavirus, with governments in Australia, Japan and Indonesia, among others, repeating warnings for people to comply with social distancing rules in an effort to co...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Trump appears in public wearing mask at military medical facility...

BETHESDA (Maryland) US President Donald Trump, who had avoided wearing a mask in public even as the coronavirus pandemic spread, has donned one at a military medical facility outside Washington where he was to meet wounded soldiers and front-line healthca...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Don't lower voting age to 18 for now...

During GE2020, several political parties, including the Workers' Party and the Singapore People's Party, proposed that the voting age be lowered to 18.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Yas, UFC's Fight Island's a blast...

ABU DHABI When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White first floated his...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Beef on rice a one-dish meal...

Comfort food does not have to be complicated. Stir-fried beef on rice is one of my favourite dishes to cook at home.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Yio Chu Kang's rookie MP unfazed by task of running SMC...

Being a political rookie running a new single-member constituency does not faze Mr Yip Hon Weng, the newly elected MP for Yio Chu Kang SMC.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Eason Chan holds charity concert in empty stadium...

Hong Kong singer Eason Chan has become the first singer to perform at the Hong Kong Coliseum after performing restrictions at the venue - imposed in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic - were lifted.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Misaligned radar led to Ukraine jet downing: Iran...

TEHERAN Iran has said that the misalignment of an air defence unit's radar system was the key...

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Holding and using phone while riding PMD, bicycle to be banned...

From next month, those under 16 years old can be fined or even jailed for riding an electric scooter without adult supervision.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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Students build ACS (I) campus on Minecraft...

Students who visited the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (ACS(I)) campus for its open house activities did not set foot on the red bricks of its assembly square.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 21:00 

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UK set to make masks mandatory in shops...

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is this week set to make it mandatory to wear face masks in shops, according to news reports, soon after telling Britain it was only optional.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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