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 2021-08-03 14:33 

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DPM Heng and other ex-police officers in House speak in support of commemorating Singapore Police Force...

DPM Heng Swee Keat, Mr Patrick Tay and Mr Melvin Yong recalled some of their experiences during their police career.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:18 

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China orders movement controls, lockdowns amid summer Covid-19 flare-up...

An Air China flight from Russia is believed to have sparked this cluster of infections. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:16 

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British rapist caught decades later thanks to daughter's DNA...

A British court jailed a rapist for 11 years. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:12 

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HPB improves monitoring of fitness trackers after wastage of 341,000 trackers worth $5.39 million...

Audits as well as physical stock checks of such trackers are now done twice a year instead of annually.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 14:07 

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Olympics: Brazil down Mexico on penalties, will meet Spain in men's football final...

The defending champions defeated Mexico 4-1 on penalties following a goalless draw after 120 minutes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:58 

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No let up in efforts by Govt to improve lives of Singapore women, says Sun Xueling...

Outcomes from Conversations on Singapore Women's Development Outcomes discussions will form the basis of a White Paper.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:54 

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NEA rolls out safe management measures, regular testing regime at hawker centres and markets...

All but five hawker centres and markets that were closed for deep cleaning have reopened with stricter measures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:29 

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Police raid 154 establishments, including unlicensed KTV-style outlets, in a week...

84 people are under investigation after raids on 76 massage outlets, 78 public entertainment outlets.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:27 

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US V-P Kamala Harris will reject China's claim in the South China Sea during trip to Asia...

Coronavirus, vaccinations and quality of vaccines will also be a top priority for the V-P.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:20 

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Olympics: Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah wins 200m to seal athletics double...

She clocked 21.53sec, the second-fastest time in history, to win a record fourth individual gold.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:17 

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China to release climate roadmap 'very soon', says special envoy for climate change...

BEIJING - China will...

 2021-08-03 13:15 

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More doctors in Singapore face burnout, anxiety amid the pandemic...

SINGAPORE - Doctors in Singapore show signs of increased burnout and psychological distress because of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to three recently released studies of healthcare workers here.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 13:00 

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ST News Night: Teen who suffered cardiac arrest after Covid-19 jab is on the road to recovery...

SINGAPORE - Get the latest news and updates on The Straits Times' News Night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:59 

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UAE lifts ban on transit flights including from India and Pakistan...

Dubai state carrier Emirates welcomed the government's decision. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:59 

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Elderly and immunocompromised will be first in line for Covid-19 booster shots if needed...

The efficacy of the vaccines could be waning a bit faster for the elderly than the rest of the population.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:54 

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Public trust in its officers among keys to S'pore police's success in keeping country safe: Shanmugam...

The criminal justice system, the quality of the leadership in the force also among factors.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:47 

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Two years' jail for man who misappropriated electrical cables worth nearly $292k...

SINGAPORE - A 35-year-old man exploited a loophole in his engineering company's procedures, misappropriating close to $292,000 worth of new electrical cables it had purchased.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:43 

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13 people test positive for Covid-19 at 5 community surveillance testing sites: MOH...

Three tested positive at the testing operation for residents of Block 510 West Coast Drive.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:37 

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Only 75% of Covid-19 vaccines sent to Indonesian provinces were administered...

Highly populated provinces - such as West Java and East Java - are among those moving at the slowest pace.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:27 

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Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine falls short on antibodies in Budapest study...

25.9% of people didn't have the minimum antibody level of 50 AU per millilitre.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:21 

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China, India agree to pull troops near site of deadly clash...

A demilitarised zone will be created after the troops and artillery withdraw.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 12:06 

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Olympics: CDM Ben Tan believes S'pore sailors 'within striking distance' of medal...

ENOSHIMA, Japan - Singaporean sailors Kimberly Lim and Cecilia Low are...

 2021-08-03 11:26 

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Vietnam minister says Covid-19 vaccine rollout 'too slow' in many areas...

Vietnam has only fully vaccinated 700,000 people, or less than 1% of the country's 98-million people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 11:20 

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Iraq says US to return 17,000 ancient artifacts looted after invasion...

The artifacts include a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 11:20 

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Indonesia begins work on Southeast Asia's largest floating solar plant...

Indonesia aims to have 23 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 11:13 

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North Korea criticises Britain for plan to deploy warships in Asia...

North Korea called the move a...

 2021-08-03 11:09 

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STI dips 0.38% with most Asian bourses also down on Delta variant concerns...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Singapore stock market declined on Tuesday, along with most Asian bourses as investors were concerned that the flare-ups in China and the United States caused by the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus might wreak havoc...

 2021-08-03 11:00 

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GZERO VIDEO: Make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory...

Vaccination rates in Canada, the UK, and the EU have already, or about to, surpass vaccination rates in the US.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 11:00 

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China Perspective Podcast: How China is containing new Covid-19 Delta variant spread...

Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:57 

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Remembered in Parliament: 125 police officers in S'pore killed in the line of duty since 1901...

The Singapore Police Force began keeping records of fallen officers only from 1901.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:56 

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Pakistan reaches 1 million Covid-19 shots a day after warning unvaccinated face penalties...

Out of a population of 220 million, only 6.7 million have been fully vaccinated.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:55 

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33 people convicted or warned over roadblock evasion in past 5 years; 2 directly caused injury to police...

This is out of about 8,000 roadblocks conducted each year from 2016 to last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:55 

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33 people convicted or warned over roadblock evasion in past 5 years; 2 directly caused injury to police...

This is out of about 8,000 roadblocks conducted each year from 2016 to last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:54 

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Football: New Roma signing Shomurodov targets trophies, while goalie Sirigu leaves for Genoa...

(REUTERS) - Eldor Shomurodov set his sights on silverware after the Uzbekistani striker completed a move to Roma from Genoa on Monday (Aug 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:42 

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China to release updated climate plans 'in near future': Envoy...

China is reluctant to commit to a cap of 1.5 deg C.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:40 

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Kris Wu accused of rape: Outpouring of zealous fan love in China for the Chinese-Canadian star...

BEIJING - When Chinese-Canadian star Kris Wu was reported to have been arrested on suspicion of rape last Saturday (July 31), his fans came up with all kinds of audacious ideas to help him.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:38 

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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Aug 3...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Tuesday, Aug 3.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:36 

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Analysts endorse Keppel's offer to take SPH private...

Most of them also upgraded their target valuations for Keppel to above $6.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:20 

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Missile units to be deployed on Ishigakijima island...

TOKYO (THE JAPAN NEWS/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Defence Ministry plans to deploy Ground Self-Defence Force (GSDF) missile units with 500 to 600 personnel on Ishigakijima island in Okinawa Prefecture by the end of fiscal 2022, sources said.. Read more at s...

 2021-08-03 10:16 

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Challenging to have laws to keep dialysis patients at work, more flexible arrangements needed: Koh Poh Koon...

SINGAPORE - Rather than legislating requirements for more childcare leave or for dialysis patients to remain in the workforce, the Government will continue to encourage more employers to offer flexible work arrangements to deal with these challenges, said...

 2021-08-03 10:15 

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Hot Bods: High intensity speed and agility circuits; rapid cardio...

SINGAPORE - Meet this week's hot bods - airbrush artist Andre John Morton, 35, and broadcast producer Ramizah, 32.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:14 

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Umno minister quits Cabinet, piling on the pressure on Malaysian PM Muhyiddin...

Lenggong MP Shamsul Anuar Nasarah was the Energy and Natural Resources Minister.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:12 

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Actor Kim Yong-gun, 75, allegedly forced girlfriend, 36, to go for abortion...

SEOUL - South Korean veteran actor Kim Yong-gun has been sued by his girlfriend, who is 39 years his junior, after he allegedly tried to force her to go for an abortion.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:04 

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98 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, including 31 unlinked...

This is the first time since July 18 that Singapore has reported fewer than 100 locally transmitted cases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 10:00 

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Washington Report Podcast: How Florida has become epicentre of US Covid-19 Delta variant spread...

Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 09:59 

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Olympics: China's Guan Chenchen wins gymnastics balance beam as Simone Biles returns to clinch bronze...

The US gymnastics superstar walked into the arena to a loud cheer and put in a solid routine ending.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 09:56 

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Singapore-based non-profit group donates 8 beach cleaning machines to Sri Lanka...

In May, a Singapore-registered vessel caught fire and spilled oil, chemicals and plastic pellets into the sea off the coast of Colombo.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 09:49 

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22 months' jail for man who entered ex-girlfriend's flat using duplicated keys, stole cash and jewellery...

He stole $12,500 in cash, and jewellery worth more than $27,000 that he later pawned. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 09:45 

The Strait Times

In Pakistan city, green scheme for polluting bus owners inches along...

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - When Mukhtiar Ahmed heard that a new public transport system with air-conditioned buses was coming to the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar, he worried his customers would desert the beat-up people ca...

 2021-08-03 09:45 

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Religion linked to better mental health, says study done in Singapore...

People with a religion were found to have a higher total positive mental health score.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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