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 2021-01-21 07:10 

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India parliament panel to question Facebook on WhatsApp's privacy terms - source...

An Indian parliamentary panel on Thursday will question Facebook executives on concerns around WhatsApp's privacy policy changes, a source said, ......

 2021-01-21 06:59 

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Then and now: Wuhan bustles a year after world's first COVID-19 lockdown...

Barriers still enclose Wuhan's notorious seafood market - one of the few immediate reminders that the city was once the epicentre of the ......

 2021-01-21 06:50 

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Sri Lanka reopens to tourists after 10 months...

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka reopened to foreign tourists on Thursday (Jan 21) after a nearly 10-month closure that cut deeply into the Indian Ocean island ......

 2021-01-21 06:48 

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Rescuers scramble to free Chinese miners trapped underground...

Chinese rescuers drilled deep into the ground Thursday in an increasingly desperate bid to save 21 miners now trapped for almost two weeks, with ......

 2021-01-21 06:41 

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Man arrested after assaulting, robbing victim of handphone and S$200...

SINGAPORE: A 43-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting and robbing a victim of his handphone and S$200 in cash, said the police ......

 2021-01-21 06:28 

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Man first to be jailed for spate of wire thefts from vacant school that cost S$480,000 in repairs...

SINGAPORE: During the COVID-19...

 2021-01-21 06:02 

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Commentary: We need to talk about how Donald Trump's presidency wasn't a complete disaster...

The former president has come under fire after the US Capitol storming. While America prepares to turn a page on his term, Americans should be ......

 2021-01-21 05:59 

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Mandatory COVID-19 tests for cargo drivers entering Singapore from Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints...

SINGAPORE: Cargo drivers entering Singapore from Malaysia via the Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints will be required to be tested for COVID-19 ......

 2021-01-21 05:25 

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Challenger Series set for 'ghost races' with US team sidelined...

REUTERS: With American Magic still working to repair the damage to their boat after capsizing on Sunday, America's Cup organisers said this ......

 2021-01-21 05:21 

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Nora Quoirin: Family to challenge Malaysian inquest ruling on French-Irish teen's death...

The family of French-Irish teenager Nora Quoirin will challenge an inquest ruling that she died by misadventure after vanishing in the Malaysian ......

 2021-01-21 05:13 

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No adverse reactions, says NCID as healthcare workers get second COVID-19 vaccine dose...

SINGAPORE: Thirty-nine out of 40 healthcare workers from the National Centre of Infectious Diseases (NCID) who were the first to be vaccinated ......

 2021-01-21 04:58 

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'Queen Bee' firms to mobilise other employers to uplift their sectors' capabilities: Lawrence Wong...

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Government is partnering with industry leaders to uplift the capabilities of their sectors by engaging in workforce ......

 2021-01-21 04:50 

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Impey set to leave role as New Zealand Rugby chairman...

REUTERS: New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chairman Brent Impey said on Thursday he will leave the role...

 2021-01-21 04:49 

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Taiwan-Biden ties off to strong start with inauguration invite for top diplomat...

Taiwan's relationship with its most important global backer the United States has gotten off to a strong start with President Joe Biden's new ......

 2021-01-21 04:45 

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Departing US FCC chair warns of threats to telecoms from China...

Outgoing U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai said potential Chinese espionage and threats to U.S. telecommunications ......

 2021-01-21 04:30 

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BlackRock to add bitcoin as eligible investment to two funds...

BlackRock Inc is adding bitcoin futures as an eligible investment to two funds, a company filing showed, in a move to bring the world of ......

 2021-01-21 04:15 

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Rooney expects Derby takeover to go ahead despite delay...

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney said he expects the proposed takeover of the Championship club to go ahead but would remain in his role even if ......

 2021-01-21 04:15 

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Starboard seeks to take control of Corteva board, oust CEO - WSJ...

Starboard LP is planning to take control of agricultural company Corteva Inc's board and replace its Chief Executive Officer Jim Collins, The Wall ......

 2021-01-21 04:10 

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COVID-19 vaccinations begin for Singapore Armed Forces personnel...

SINGAPORE: COVID-19 vaccinations have begun for Singapore Armed Forces personnel, with plans in place to vaccinate the majority of active forces ......

 2021-01-21 03:46 

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2021 Joint Admissions Exercise posting results to be released next Thursday...

SINGAPORE: The posting results for the 2021 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) will be released at 9am on Jan 28, the Ministry of Education said on ......

 2021-01-21 03:35 

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Senate panel to meet on Yellen nomination for Treasury on Friday...

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate Finance Committee scheduled a meeting for Friday to consider the nomination of Janet Yellen for Treasury ......

 2021-01-21 03:30 

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PM hits out at Cricket Australia over national day marketing...

Australia's Prime Minister has taken a swipe at Cricket Australia over their marketing of matches on Jan. 26, when the country observes a national ......

 2021-01-21 03:25 

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Lennon says Celtic not in crisis despite winless run...

Neil Lennon vowed to fight on as Celtic manager despite being held to a 2-2 draw by Livingston in the Scottish Premiership on Wednesday that left ......

 2021-01-21 02:55 

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Twitter says it locked account of China's US embassy over Xinjiang-related tweet...

Twitter has locked the account of China's U.S. embassy for a tweet that defended China's policies in the Xinjiang region, which the U.S. social ......

 2021-01-21 02:55 

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Twitter locks account of China's US embassy over its defence of Xinjiang policy...

Twitter has locked the account of China's U.S. embassy for a tweet that defended China's policies in the Xinjiang region, which the U.S. social ......

 2021-01-21 02:52 

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Biden's return to Paris pact just a first step for US climate action...

WASHINGTON: As Joe Biden led the United States back into the Paris Agreement on climate change, after taking office on Wednesday (Jan 21), ......

 2021-01-21 02:51 

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Oxford scientists preparing COVID-19 vaccine versions to combat emerging variants: Report...

LONDON: Oxford scientists are preparing to rapidly produce new versions of their vaccine to combat emerging more contagious COVID-19 variants ......

 2021-01-21 02:50 

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In hidden message on White House website, Biden calls for coders...

WASHINGTON: The recently updated website for President Joe Biden's White House carried an invitation for tech specialists savvy enough to find it....

 2021-01-21 02:50 

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Inter hammer leaders Sao Paulo to go top in Brazil...

Brazil's rollercoaster league title race took another dramatic turn on Wednesday when International thrashed Sao Paulo 5-1 away from home to ......

 2021-01-21 02:27 

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Australia posts zero COVID-19 cases, state chief calls for 'Pacific bubble'...

Australia recorded a fourth day of zero coronavirus cases on Thursday (Jan 21), prompting the chief of the country's most populous state to call ......

 2021-01-21 02:25 

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Singapore welcomes US return to Paris Agreement on climate change: MFA...

SINGAPORE: Singapore welcomes the United States' announcement that it is rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Ministry of Foreign ......

 2021-01-21 02:19 

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Twitter locks account of China's US embassy over Xinjiang-related tweet...

SHANGHAI: Twitter has locked the account of China's US embassy for a tweet that defended China's policies in the Xinjiang region, which the ......

 2021-01-21 02:15 

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760 up, Cristiano Ronaldo hailed as most prolific goalscorer...

REUTERS: Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as the most prolific professional goalscorer in the history of the game on Wednesday after notching his ......

 2021-01-21 01:56 

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Tennis: Singapore to host first ATP 250 tournament next month...

SINGAPORE: Singapore will host an ATP 250 tennis tournament next month, under strict COVID-19 measures and travel protocols for players and ......

 2021-01-21 01:54 

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'No plan, no Q, nothing': QAnon followers reel as Biden inaugurated...

SAN FRANCISCO: For three years, adherents of the sprawling QAnon conspiracy theory awaited a so-called Great Awakening, scouring anonymous web ......

 2021-01-21 01:45 

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China sees rise in new COVID-19 cases despite curbs...

China reported a rise in new COVID-19 cases despite a flurry of recent measures to contain the latest outbreak in the northeast, with Heilongjiang ......

 2021-01-21 01:45 

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China to test Chinese New Year travellers for COVID-19; Shanghai reports new cases...

BEIJING: China plans to impose strict COVID-19 testing requirements during the Chinese New Year holiday season, when tens of millions of people ......

 2021-01-21 01:37 

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Rich nations 'hugely exaggerate' climate finance: Study...

PARIS: Rich countries have over-reported finance to help countries adapt to the impacts of climate change by US$20 billion over the last decade, ......

 2021-01-21 01:05 

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Tesla fourth-quarter registrations in California jump 63per cent: data...

Tesla Inc's vehicle registrations in the U.S. state of California jumped nearly 63per cent during the fourth quarter compared with last year, ......

 2021-01-21 00:50 

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Analysis: Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns...

Jack Ma's 50-second video reappearance may have buoyed Alibaba Group's shares, yet it has done little to resolve the Chinese e-commerce giant's ......

 2021-01-21 00:50 

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Jack Ma's reappearance fails to soothe all investor concerns...

NEW YORK: Jack Ma's 50-second video reappearance may have buoyed Alibaba Group's shares, yet it has done little to resolve the Chinese e-commerce ......

 2021-01-21 00:46 

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Late goals steal point for Gremio in title battle...

Substitute Everton scored for Gremio just four minutes after coming on against Atletico Mineiro on Wednesday, winning his side a crucial point in ......

 2021-01-21 00:35 

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Chinese telecom firms seek review of NYSE delisting decision...

Telecom companies China Unicom Hong Kong, China Mobile and China Telecom Corp said on Thursday (Jan 21) they had requested the New York Stock ......

 2021-01-20 23:55 

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Asian stocks set for strong start after day of gains on Wall Street...

Asian markets were set to rise on Thursday after U.S. stocks closed at record highs on hopes that newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden would ......

 2021-01-20 23:55 

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Asian stocks at record highs as Biden inauguration lifts stimulus hopes...

Asian markets were set to rise on Thursday after U.S. stocks closed at record highs on hopes that newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden would ......

 2021-01-20 23:55 

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Asian stocks climb to record highs on Biden stimulus hopes...

Asian markets were set to rise on Thursday after U.S. stocks closed at record highs on hopes that newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden would ......

 2021-01-20 23:20 

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Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims...

U.S. President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his Republican ......

 2021-01-20 23:20 

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On Day One, Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims...

US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday (Jan 20), undoing policies put in place by his ......

 2021-01-20 23:07 

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Democrats gain US Senate control as new members take oath...

Democrats gain US Senate control as new members take oath...

 2021-01-20 23:05 

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Biden announces return to global climate accord, new curbs on US oil industry...

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced America's return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change, the centerpiece of ......

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