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 2021-01-27 22:48 

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Football: Pickford mistake earns Leicester point at Everton...

Pickford let Youri Tielemans's shot squirm into the net in the 67th minute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 22:40 

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Football: Man United stunned by home loss to bottom club Sheffield United...

Substitute Oliver Burke grabs the 74th-minute winner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 28...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 28, 2021.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:59 

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Apple tops Wall Street expectations on record iPhone revenue, China sales surge...

New 5G iPhones helped push handset revenue to a new record and sparked a 57 per cent rise in China sales.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:20 

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Dow ends ugly session 2.1% lower on growth, valuation worries...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street stocks ended a bruising session sharply lower on Wednesday (Jan 27) amid worries over excessive equity valuations and as the Federal Reserve offered a cautious economic outlook due to Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:03 

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Fed remains in crisis-fighting mode as recovery appears to moderate...

Key overnight interest rate stays near zero.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Rejecting incendiary material a must to avert far-right terror...

How did a white supremacist terrorist who killed 51 people in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, two years ago influence a 16-year old student in Singapore to plan acts of terror on two mosques near his home on the second anniversary of the attacks...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Female-driven films in the spotlight...

Soldiers-versus-monsters flicks tend to be unapologetically cheesy. Too often, they get lazy, with the irony curdling into insincerity and the gore becoming just another overused prop.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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On clould nine playing a strong, flawed heroine...

In the action horror thriller Shadow In The Cloud, actress Chloe Grace Moretz and director Roseanne Liang hope to channel Sigourney Weaver from the Alien films (1979 to 1997) and show that a woman can be just as savage as a man.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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In the race against Covid-19 variants, how quickly can drugmakers respond?...

It was the fastest vaccine development in history. But now pharmaceutical companies are preparing to do it all over again.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Raising limit will improve traffic flow...

I agree with Mr Yeo Thye Lye's suggestion to raise the speed limit on expressways to 110kmh (Consider higher speed limit on expressways, Jan 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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S'porean, 16, held under ISA for plan to attack mosques...

A 16-year-old Singaporean student has been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) after the authorities uncovered his plans to attack two mosques and kill worshippers in Singapore on March 15 - the second anniversary of the Christchurch terror att...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Time taken to trace contacts of Covid-19 patients halved...

Tracing the steps of a Covid-19 patient, such as where he ate lunch last week, can be laborious, often because many people cannot remember mundane matters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Feel the Force, do you?...

Darth Vader's imposing outfit, Princess Leia's famous bikini and Jabba the Hutt's remotecontrolled eyes are just some of the original costumes and props on display at Star Wars: Identities. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Retiree donates $1 million to start the Sunshine Trust to give a light of hope to those in need...

SINGAPORE - Mr Rajan Jain, 67, is not some fabulously rich multi-millionaire, but he is donating $1 million to start a charitable trust to help those in need.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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New lab helps docs customise treatment for chronic diseases...

A cutting-edge research lab that will allow doctors to offer personalised treatment of patients with chronic diseases like hypertension was officially opened yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Improvements rolled out in SAF after NSF's heatstroke death...

A five-member panel was convened in May 2018 to review the existing strategy for heat injury prevention and management in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) after the death of 19-year-old full-time national serviceman (NSF) Dave Lee Han Xuan.. Read more at ...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Thumbs up for cleaner of Pek Kio Market toilet...

I would like to thank those who do menial work that sometimes does not earn them any gratitude, such as road sweepers, rubbish collectors and toilet cleaners.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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On social media...

SUPERMODEL'S NEW LEASE OF LIFE: American supermodel Christie Brinkley, who turns 67 on Feb 2, flaunted her toned body in a mirror selfie (above) which she posted on Instagram on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Biden takes steps to address racial divide, promises more action...

WASHINGTON President Joe Biden said on Tuesday it was...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Do more to help migrant spouses...

During the circuit breaker period, the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware) saw an unprecedented spike in the number of calls to the Women's Helpline.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Must-reads...

A 16-year old Singaporean student has been detained under the Internal Security Act after the authorities uncovered the Protestant Christian's plans to attack two mosques and kill worshippers in Singapore on March 15 this year - the second anniversary...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Keeping up with Kane Lim...

Reality series Bling Empire's Singaporean star Kane Lim seems fearless and up for anything on the Netflix reality show about ultra-rich Asians living in Los Angeles.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Critics spur Reds on: Klopp...

LONDON Liverpool may have their backs against the wall in the Premier League but the negative coverage of the team will only spur them on to bounce back in the title race, manager Jurgen Klopp said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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ST photojournalists share their experiences covering pandemic...

The sight of 30 pairs of frustrated eyes peering out of their rooms to greet him as he entered the S11 dormitory in Punggol is one image Mr Mark Cheong will carry with him from his work covering the pandemic as a photojournalist for The Straits Times.. Re...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Many layers of security to protect transactions...

We thank Mr Teo Hoon Seng for his questions on the usage of digital tokens in online banking security (Is security of online banking based solely on not losing one's phone?, Jan 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Have modified competitions to let athletes play competitively...

It is great that the Singapore Hockey Federation has come up with new competitions for athletes to participate in, as the pandemic continues to hinder the local sporting scene (3v3 as hockey gets creative, Jan 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Star Wars exhibition makes final stop at ArtScience Museum...

SINGAPORE - Darth Vader's imposing outfit, Princess Leia's famous bikini and Jabba the Hutt's remote-controlled eyes are just some of the original costumes and props on display at Star Wars: Identities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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16-year-old to get religious, psychological counselling while studying in detention...

The 16-year-old student who was detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for planning terrorist attacks on two mosques will receive Christian religious counselling to correct the radical ideology he has imbibed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Sports World: ECA chief fears 8.5b hit for European clubs...

MILAN The head of the European Club Association, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli, says the game is facing much heavier losses than predicted because of the Covid-19 pandemic with no fan return to stadiums in sight this season.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Tennis players are 'privileged'...

MELBOURNE Rafael Nadal feels tennis players are privileged to be able to compete at the Australian Open amid the Covid-19 pandemic and urged his peers to have a wider perspective of the strict health measures in the country.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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When India asked: Is that all you got, Australia?...

There's this moment midway through the classic Rumble in the Jungle fight in Zaire when Muhammad Ali, lighter and older than the heavy-hitting reigning heavyweight George Foreman, grabs the bigger boxer and whispers into his ear after enduring a fusil...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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The Flaming Lips rock on with 'space bubbles'...

OKLAHOMA American rock band The Flaming Lips have come up with a creative way to put on live shows in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic - putting themselves and their audience members in protective...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Blackpink gear up for The Show...

The wildly successful South Korean girl group Blackpink - comprising Jisoo, Jennie, Lisa and Rose - are gearing up for their highly anticipated Jan 31 live online concert, titled The Show, to be hosted on YouTube.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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An understated elegance waiting to be appreciated...

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 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Google revives launch plan for news portal in Australia...

SYDNEY Google is reviving plans to launch its own news website in Australia within weeks, according to a local media outlet contracted to provide articles for the venture, as the search giant fights world-first proposed laws on content payments.. Read mor...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Juno star Elliot Page files for divorce...

Canadian actor Elliot Page and dancer-choreographer Emma Portner are splitting up after three years of marriage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Diabetes S'pore to deploy AI system for screening of patients...

In order to screen for early signs of diabetic eye conditions more efficiently, Diabetes Singapore will deploy an artificial intelligence (AI) system which can analyse and produce results for an eye scan within minutes, instead of about an hour.. Read mor...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Music Charts...

APPLE MUSIC. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Transport workers lauded for kind acts...

Taxi driver Henry Koh, 44, was returning to his vehicle after getting coffee in West Coast last June when he was approached by a migrant worker who was clearly agitated.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Private flat sales to foreign buyers fall to 17-year low...

The number of private apartments in Singapore snapped up by foreigners fell to a 17-year low last year as travel restrictions and lockdowns in various countries deterred them from coming here.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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NSF died of heatstroke, with no foul play: Coroner...

The State Coroner has found that full-time national serviceman (NSF) Dave Lee Han Xuan, 19, died of heatstroke in 2018 and that there was no basis to suspect foul play in the case.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Churches say youth's actions unrepresentative of Christian teachings...

The National Council of Churches of Singapore (NCCS) and other Christian leaders here yesterday expressed sadness, shock and concern at the revelation that a local teenager of Protestant faith had plotted to attack two mosques and kill Muslim worshippers ...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Tuchel to prove worth in 'most exciting league'...

LONDON Thomas Tuchel yesterday took charge of his first game, welcoming Wolves to Stamford Bridge, after being appointed as Chelsea manager on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Singapore must continue to tackle inequality: Masagos...

Singapore's current and future challenge is to ensure that those on the lower rungs continue to be able to progress upwards along with the rest of society, said Minister for Social and Family Development Masagos Zulkifli yesterday.. Read more at strai...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Certis to hire 100 people and upskill workforce...

Certis will be hiring 100 more people to support its business transformation as the pandemic has accelerated the pace of digitalisation, the company announced in a statement yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Ant IPO possible if issues resolved: China's central bank...

BEIJING Ant Group could resume its plans for an initial public offering (IPO) once problems are resolved, China's central bank chief said, offering some relief to global investors seeking signs on what the future holds for the world's largest fint...

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Games for regeneration...

In this turbulent coronavirus era, Sebastian Coe knows it would be foolhardy to guarantee anything, much less the staging of a global event as huge as the Olympic Games that has already been postponed from last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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JTC unveils plans to spruce up wafer fab parks...

Initiatives are being rolled out to improve conditions in the electronics industry with the aim of attracting more workers and boosting growth opportunities in the sector.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:00 

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Rise of right-wing extremism here worrying: Minister...

The rise of right-wing extremism creeping into Singapore is a worrying development, and is part of a larger wave sweeping across the world, said Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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