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 2021-08-02 21:34 

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Stocks reverse to red, oil slips amid Delta variant anxiety...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 97.31 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 34,838.16.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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No booking required at 11 vaccination centres offering Moderna jab...

Singaporeans aged 18 and above can now walk in to 11 community vaccination centres to receive the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine without an appointment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Shoulder to shoulder in Kuala Lumpur...

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 2021-08-02 21:00 

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US out of women's football after shock loss...

TOKYO If there was ever a time to end the jinx, this was it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Lion-OCBC Securities China Leaders ETF begins trading...

The Lion-OCBC Securities China Leaders exchange-traded fund (ETF) began trading on the Singapore Exchange yesterday amid a rebound in Chinese stocks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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SAF conducts anti-terror drill at Marina Bay...

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) conducted a high-precision counter-terrorism drill in Marina Bay yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Man on a wire...

Italian tightrope walker Andrea Loreni taking a walk on the wild side on a steel cable near the dam of Ceresole Lake in north-western Italy on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Zoom settles user privacy lawsuit for $115m...

NEW YORK Zoom Video Communications has agreed to pay US$85 million (S$115 million) and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users' privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letti...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Two-year study to look into marine litter, microplastics...

A two-year study by the National Environment Agency (NEA) is under way to understand the levels and pathways of marine litter and microplastics in the waters in and around Singapore. And its results may be used to support recommendations for future initia...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Games Briefs: Wrestler Lopez wins historic fourth gold...

TOKYO Cuba's Mijain Lopez defeated Iakobi Kajaia of Georgia 5-0 to claim the gold medal in the wrestling men's Greco-Roman 130kg category yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Living their dreams in Tokyo...

While Singapore's 23 athletes have been at the forefront of Olympic action, a team of officials from the Republic have also been toiling away quietly behind the scenes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Wellness resorts eye 'long Covid' treatments as moneymaker...

To beat...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Experts believe India is far from achieving herd immunity...

A survey by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) that found two-thirds of the people in 70 districts had acquired antibodies against Covid-19 has sparked a debate on herd immunity.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Thundery showers likely in first half of Aug...

More thundery showers can be expected in the first half of this month, with daily temperatures ranging between 24 deg C and 33 deg C on most days.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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70 years and above: 96,000 still to make jab appointment...

More seniors are coming forward to be vaccinated, with about 1,000 signing up each day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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S'pore giving $135,000 to Asean's efforts to aid Myanmar...

Singapore will contribute US$100,000 (S$135,140) to Asean's humanitarian assistance unit as it begins preparations to provide aid to Myanmar, Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said yesterday after meeting his regional counterparts.....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Average of 160 work pass holders banned yearly for illegal work...

An average of 160 work pass holders have been debarred from working in Singapore each year between 2016 and last year for working illegally.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Jade sparkles to win floor exercise gold...

TOKYO Jade Carey redeemed herself from a disappointing performance in Sunday's vault final to come back the next day and win the gold medal on the floor exercise.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Asia's mobility industry is driving into the future...

Once a niche sector for investors, the global pandemic has lit a fire under the sustainable investing market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Aston Martin to appeal Vettel disqualification...

BUDAPEST Formula One team Aston Martin intend to appeal the disqualification of four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel from the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, with the exclusion costing the German a second-place finish.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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More aid for retrenched parents, those of stillborn or adopted kids...

More help is on the way for retrenched parents and those of stillborn and adopted children, as part of efforts to encourage Singaporeans to have more children.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Beijing to make the most of Winter Olympic venues...

Rust has set in on an 18ha blue-and-white beach volleyball stadium at Chaoyang Park in Beijing which, in its heyday, would reverberate with the sound of cheering from 22,000 spectators in the stands.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Pragmatist Haniyeh re-elected as Hamas leader...

GAZA CITY Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected unopposed, officials confirmed yesterday, furthering his grip on the Palestinian Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip after recent clashes with Israel.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Parliament: Sticking points remain in government support schemes for parents...

SINGAPORE - As part of efforts to get Singaporeans to have more children, changes to the Child Development Co-Savings Act will give more help to retrenched parents and those of stillborn and adopted children.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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IOC looking into Saunders' protest on medal podium...

TOKYO The United States Olympic & Paralympic (USOPC) Committee yesterday backed shot putter Raven Saunders after she made the first protest on a medal podium at the Tokyo Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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On social media...

GOING FOR SILVER: Local actor Joel Choo may be only 27, but has peeked into the future to see how he may look when he grows older.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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MPs share views, raise questions on Bill that will grant police officers more powers...

A police officer on patrol sees an increasingly agitated person waving a chopper around in a crowded area.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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All in for China battle...

Singapore will adopt a...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Malaysia anticipates cases to peak this month as vaccines start to show effect...

Malaysia expects to reach the peak of its record-breaking Covid-19 cases this month before the impact of the mass vaccination programme starts to show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Still playing a single mum looking for love...

You will hear actors say they hate being typecast, but after playing plucky single mothers on not one but two hit television comedies, Gilmore Girls (2000 to 2007) and Parenthood (2010 to 2015), actress Lauren Graham has made peace with it.. Read more at ...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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HDB will continue to exercise flexibility on case-by-case basis...

We refer to Forum letters relating to the Ethnic Integration Policy (EIP):...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Nightly curfew in Manila to be extended by two hours...

MANILA The Philippines will extend a night curfew in its capital Manila amid a tightening of curbs in the South-east Asian country to combat a potential surge in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19, a government official said.. Read more at straitstime...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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US resets its engagement with Asia...

That Mr Lloyd Austin, in May, became the first United States Secretary of Defence to include India on his maiden trip abroad - something usually reserved for America's allies - was a strong indication of the importance that Washington places on expand...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Satay or rendang pie, anyone?...

A visit to Australia would not be complete without a taste of its beloved meat pies, lamington cakes and Vegemite.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Public urged to be cautious in posting about plight of vulnerable folk...

In trying to help the vulnerable and the needy, the public should be cautious about taking photos and videos and posting about their plight on social media, said Minister of State for Social and Family Development Sun Xueling.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Kris Wu no longer on Chinese social media after arrest...

BEIJING After the Beijing police said last Saturday that they had arrested Kris Wu on rape allegations, almost all traces of the singer seem to have disappeared from Chinese social media.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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For SPH shareholders, offer is best available option on the table...

After waiting for what might seem like an eternity, shareholders of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) have an offer from Keppel Corporation to buy out their shares via a $3.4 billion part-cash, part-Reits (real estate investment trusts) offer.. Read more at ...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Bringing culture, art into sports...

The world came crashing down for British runner Derek Redmond, when he tore his hamstring during the 400m race at the 1992 Barcelona Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Debt is not a dirty word, but......

My article last month,...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Children under 12 have had only mild infection: Chan Chun Sing...

Children under 12 in Singapore infected with Covid-19 have had only a mild infection and none has needed intensive care or oxygen support, said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Stay-home guide for Tuesday: Create your own augmented reality, watch a Paul McCartney documentary and more...

Or explore a virtual festival featuring South-east Asian creatives.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Investors' watchdog, analysts positive on proposed deal...

Keppel Corp's bid to take Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) private has been described as a win-win solution by some analysts and the investor watchdog.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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A Cartoonist's View: Tang Wee Cheow, Aug 1, 2021...

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 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Ready for lift-off...

To be a space tourist, it takes a lot of spare change - and it may also help to have a billionaire dad.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Sticking points remain in govt support schemes for parents...

As part of efforts to get Singaporeans to have more children, changes to the Child Development Co-Savings Act will give more help to retrenched parents and those of stillborn and adopted children.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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F1 gods smile on Ocon for popular win...

Okay, we know what a key part Valtteri Bottas' inadvertent game of bowling played in the outcome of the Hungarian Grand Prix, when on the wet track he took himself, Lando Norris, Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc and Lance Stroll out in the first corner, ...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Jurong Fishery Port reopens with stricter measures...

The wholesale market at Jurong Fishery Port - the epicentre of the largest active Covid-19 cluster here - reopened for business last night after a two-week closure.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Unacademy value tops $4.6b in Temasek-led funding round...

BENGALURU India's online education start-up Unacademy said its valuation reached US$3.44 billion (S$4.6 billion) in a funding round led by Temasek, a nearly 10-fold increase in the past year and a half as the pandemic boosted demand for remote learnin...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Bite into McDonald's new Crispy Hainanese Chicken Burger...

McDonald's Singapore is launching a new locally inspired burger just in time for National Day on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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SPH: Offer for entire company preferable to lessen disruption...

The board of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) wanted to minimise disruption to business operations once its media arm had been hived off - and the offer from Keppel ticked the most boxes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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