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 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Legal recourse for minors affected by media coverage identifying them...

The Children and Young Persons Act (CYPA) offers legal recourse to minors 18 and under who may be affected by media coverage of events involving them, such as the publishing of information that reveals their identity.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Singapore is always prudent with debt, with no net debt...

Professor Linda Lim's commentary,...

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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New South Wales could ease lockdown if vaccination rate hits 50%...

CANBERRA Australia's New South Wales (NSW), home to Sydney, has said it could ease a Covid-19 lockdown that demands five million people stay at home until the end of this month if 50 per cent of the population is vaccinated, even as new infections lin...

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Blinken to meet South-east Asian ministers virtually this week...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is committed to an active role in the region as he virtually meets South-east Asian ministers every day this week, said senior US officials on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Contract options limited while waiting to move to new house...

I recently sold my house, and am staying at an interim place before my new house is ready.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Next 48 hours...

TODAY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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TV host Dee Hsu is latest target of China's Olympic trolls...

TAIPEI Taiwanese television host Dee Hsu found herself under fire from Chinese Internet users after referring to Taiwan's Olympians as...

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Visits to region by top US officials are highly valued: PM...

Visits by top American leaders, such as Vice-President Kamala Harris's trip to Singapore and Vietnam in a fortnight's time, are greatly valued and show that the US is investing the bandwidth and resources in the region, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Lo...

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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DPM Heng joins calls to commemorate 200 years of police force...

An incident early in Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat's police career stayed with him and shaped his views on the importance of Singapore's approach to community policing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Elaine seals double-double win...

TOKYO Elaine Thompson-Herah made Olympic history yesterday, blazing to victory in the 200 metres to complete an unprecedented women's sprinting...

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Old giant takes small steps back into hockey limelight...

Gold. Everyone waits for it in India. One particular Olympic one, the hockey one, the one wrapped in history, coated in hope and still a little out of reach.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Happy news for panda mum...

There was double happiness for giant panda Huan Huan, which means...

 2021-08-03 21:00 

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Golf: SGA celebrates 'diamond jubilee', ready to tackle new challenges...

In the 1980s, the sport enjoyed a boon with almost 80,000 people playing the game.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:53 

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US stocks rebound, lifting S&P 500 to fresh record...

NEW YORK (AFP) - The S&P 500 finished at a fresh record on Tuesday (Aug 3) as US stocks shook off early weakness and closed higher behind strength in industrials and energy shares.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:46 

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Truck collides with bus in Mali, killing 41...

A report says the truck's driver lost control after a tyre burst and the vehicle swerved into the path of the bus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:29 

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Singer R. Kelly appears in New York court before sex abuse trial begins...

The singer is accused of racketeering, sexual abuse and bribery charges. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:00 

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She's wild about conserving sharks and rays...

James Cook University marine science PhD student Naomi Clark-Shen hopes to boost the conservation of the little-known blackspot sharks and blue-spotted maskrays with her novel research into their life history. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:00 

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How can I learn more about the kampung spirit?...

Designers of residential estates often try to foster the kampung (village) spirit of yesteryears through innovative planning of common spaces.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 19:46 

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US' Blinken says he is launching strategic dialogue with Indonesia...

He was speaking at talks in Washington with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 19:00 

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Football: Fabinho signs new Liverpool deal...

LONDON(AFP) - Liverpool midfielder Fabinho has signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League club, they announced on Tuesday (Aug 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:46 

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Football: Covid-19 rules behind Kane's absence from Spurs training, reports say, amid Man City transfer talk...

Kane was a no-show on Monday and Tuesday for a coronavirus test and a fitness assessment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:32 

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Golf: PGA, European tours co-sanction three events in 2022...

The Scottish Open and two US events will be co-sanctioned.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Residents who refuse essential improvements will bear future repair costs...

We refer to Ms Anita Wong Moh Chun's letter,...

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Provide higher level of re-employment support to older workers...

Mr Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, suggested providing re-employment support as a trampoline to help people bounce back if they fall (Consider having modest minimum wage: MAS chief, July 23).. Read more at straitstime...

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Plenty of positives to take away from Singaporeans' performance at the Olympics...

There has been a lot of criticism on social media platforms of the performance of the Singapore contingent at the ongoing Olympic Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Constructive criticism will spur Joseph Schooling on even more...

Joseph Schooling's failure to defend his 100m butterfly title at the Olympic Games has drawn opposing reactions from Singaporeans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Broadband contract options limited while waiting to move to new house...

I recently sold my house, and am staying at an interim place before my new house is ready.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Singapore is always prudent with debt, with no net debt...

Professor Linda Lim's commentary,...

 2021-08-03 18:00 

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Forum: Enable faster, easier access to mental health services...

I welcome the Ministry of Education's plan to increase the number of counsellors in schools (Steps taken to ease student stress and keep schools safe, July 28).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 17:46 

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Wildfire engulfs houses in suburbs of Athens...

More than 300 firefighters with 35 vehicles and 10 aircraft battled the blaze.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 17:31 

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Tennis: Zverev eyes US Open after Olympic triumph...

BERLIN (AFP) - Newly-crowned Olympic men's tennis champion Alexander Zverev arrived home in Germany to a hero's welcome on Tuesday (Aug 3) before turning his attention to attempting to win a first Grand Slam title at the US Open later this month.....

 2021-08-03 16:58 

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Protests as 9-year-old low-caste girl raped, killed in India's capital...

Hundreds take to New Delhi's streets demanding the death penalty for the four men accused of the crime.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 16:58 

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Protests as 9-year-old girl raped, killed in India's capital...

Hundreds take to New Delhi's streets demanding the death penalty for the four men accused of the crime.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 16:33 

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Powerful explosion, gunfire hit Kabul near 'Green Zone'...

The target of the car bomb blast is said to be a member of Parliament.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 16:24 

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'Potential hijack' under way off UAE coast, says British maritime trade agency...

At least five ships in the sea between the UAE and Iran update their AIS tracking status to...

 2021-08-03 16:10 

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New York governor Andrew Cuomo 'sexually harassed multiple women'...

New York state's attorney-general announces the findings of an independent probe into allegations against Cuomo.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 15:59 

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8 new Covid-19 clusters in Singapore, including a new one at Changi General Hospital...

Three cases have been linked to the CGH cluster.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 15:55 

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US Pentagon locked down after shooting at subway station...

Employees were ordered to shelter in place amid reports of several gunshots and injuries in the station.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 15:45 

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Olympics: Apriyani Rahayu's dad hails daughter's badminton gold...

KENDARI, INDONESIA (AFP) - As Ameruddin Pora's relatives gathered in his living room, shouting at the final of the Olympics badminton women's doubles, he locked himself in his room to watch his daughter win Indonesia's historic gold medal.. Re...

 2021-08-03 15:43 

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Gender equality not just a women's issue, says WP's He Ting Ru in private member's motion...

SINGAPORE - Gender equality will benefit all of society and it should not be viewed as simply a women's issue, or as a war between genders, said Ms He Ting Ru (Sengkang GRC).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 15:21 

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Boeing delays key uncrewed test flight of Starliner capsule to space station...

A weather update had placed the chances of launch at only 50 per cent.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 15:19 

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WP MP Leon Perera calls for lower rents for hawkers, creation of hawker academy and Hawker's Day...

He asked to introduce a Hawkers' Day on Dec 16 - the day Singapore hawker culture was added to the Unesco list.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 15:18 

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China applicants replace EU students at UK universities after Brexit...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Chinese applications to UK universities now outstrip the total number of would-be students from the European Union, highlighting the impact of Brexit and the sector's growing reliance on China even as relations cool between London...

 2021-08-03 15:14 

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Visits to region by top US officials, including V-P Kamala Harris, are highly valued: PM Lee...

PM Lee also noted the United States' renewed emphasis on multilateralism. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:55 

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S'pore researchers develop new treatment to resolve post-cataract surgery eye inflammation...

SINGAPORE - Patients who have undergone cataract surgery have to apply steroid eye drops every three to four hours in a day, for up to one month or longer, in order to control eye inflammation that occurs after the surgery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:49 

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All Singaporeans can soon walk in to get Pfizer Covid-19 jabs...

Singapore aims to get about 80 per cent of its population fully vaccinated by early next month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:46 

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WP MP's allegations of police mishandling sexual assault case are serious, says Desmond Tan...

He said Ms Raeesah needed to provide more details so that the authorities can investigate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:45 

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Olympics: Simone Biles leaves with a medal and a message...

For 72-odd seconds, Simone Biles is somewhat her old, assured, balanced, competitive self. For 72 seconds she's focused on a balance beam 5m long and 10cm wide. For 72 seconds she's not a curiosity, a debate, a role model, a hate figure.. Read mor...

 2021-08-03 14:38 

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Alibaba earnings down as China tech giants face turmoil...

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group said Tuesday that it posted lower profit but maintained steady revenue growth, indicating that a government crackdown on the country's tech giants was having little impact on its core business.....

 2021-08-03 14:35 

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NYC to require restaurant customers to show Covid-19 vaccination proof...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - New York City will require proof of vaccination for workers and customers at indoor restaurants and gyms, according to Mr Bill Neidhardt, the mayor's press secretary.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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