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 2021-01-19 09:50 

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Thailand defends royal company's role in COVID-19 vaccine strategy...

Thailand's government defended its coronavirus vaccine strategy on Tuesday against opposition criticism that it is too reliant on a company owned ......

 2021-01-19 09:46 

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Tennis: 2 players test positive for COVID-19 in new Australian Open blow...

MELBOURNE: Two Australian Open tennis players have tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said on Tuesday (Jan 19), in a new blow ......

 2021-01-19 09:40 

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Oil prices rise as investors look to higher demand seen in second half...

Brent crude futures edged up on Tuesday as optimism that government stimulus will buoy global economic growth and oil demand trumped concerns that ......

 2021-01-19 09:37 

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COVID-19: Pilot for reopening of nightclubs, karaoke outlets delayed amid rise in community cases...

SINGAPORE: A pilot programme for some nightclubs and karaoke outlets to reopen with COVID-19 safety measures in place has been deferred until ......

 2021-01-19 09:35 

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Japan eyes use of robots to boost COVID-19 testing as Olympics loom...

TOKYO: Japan's health minister watched a demonstration on Tuesday of a prototype automated COVID-19 testing machine that uses a robotic arm to ......

 2021-01-19 09:34 

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Man arrested for allegedly spending more than S$2,000 on credit card he found...

SINGAPORE: A 52-year-old man was arrested on Monday (Jan 18) for allegedly making unauthorised transactions worth more than S$2,000 with a found ......

 2021-01-19 09:28 

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Taiwan cancels major festival as domestic COVID-19 cases rise...

TAIPEI: Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan 19) cancelled a major festival during the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday as the island reported four locally ......

 2021-01-19 09:25 

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Man arrested after entering sleeping neighbour's home and kissing her...

SINGAPORE: A 33-year-old man will be charged in court on Wednesday, having been accused of letting himself into his neighbour's unit and kissing ......

 2021-01-19 09:00 

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Doctors cast doubt on South Korea's COVID-19 herd immunity goal...

Medical experts say the South Korea governent is not taking the steps necessary to achieve its goal of reaching herd immunity to the coronavirus ......

 2021-01-19 08:56 

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'Arson' destroys four UNICEF schools in Cox's Bazar Rohingya camps...

Four UNICEF schools for Rohingya children in refugee camps in Bangladesh have been destroyed in a fire, officials said Tuesday, with the UN ......

 2021-01-19 08:54 

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Profit at Chinese state industry rises with COVID-19 recovery...

BEIJING: Profit at state-owned companies that dominate China's banking, oil and most other industries rose by as much as 25 per cent last year as ......

 2021-01-19 08:45 

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'Greatest Test victory': India's Gabba heroes light up social media...

Social media was abuzz Tuesday after India secured a historic fourth Test and series win over Australia by three wickets after a thrilling final day....

 2021-01-19 08:39 

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Germany set to tighten work-from-home rules amid fears of COVID-19 variants...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to agree with regional leaders on Tuesday stricter requirements for working from home among other ......

 2021-01-19 08:25 

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Changi General Hospital to pay S$326,620 to estate of woman who died after delay in lung cancer diagnosis...

SINGAPORE: A court has awarded S$326,620 in damages to the estate of a woman who died after winning a court battle with Changi General Hospital ......

 2021-01-19 08:14 

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4 community cases among 30 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 30 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Tuesday (Jan 19), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its preliminary daily update....

 2021-01-19 08:14 

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Another COVID-19 cluster formed; 4 community cases among 30 new infections in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Four community cases were among the 30 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Tuesday (Jan 19). Two of the ......

 2021-01-19 08:10 

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China's Geely to work on smart car technologies with Tencent...

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Tencent Holdings Ltd to develop smart vehicle cockpit and ......

 2021-01-19 08:00 

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Cricket: India win Gabba thriller, claim series 2-1...

BRISBANE: Rishabh Pant unleashed a Twenty20-style batting assault to fire India to an incredible three-wicket win in the fourth test decider on ......

 2021-01-19 08:00 

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Cricket: Record-breaking India clinch Australia Test series in Gabba thriller...

BRISBANE: India pulled off a record run-chase in a thrilling final session to hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane's Gabba ground since ......

 2021-01-19 07:55 

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Thai court gives record 43-year sentence for insulting king...

Thai court gives record 43-year sentence for insulting king...

 2021-01-19 07:50 

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Philippine protest over permission for security forces to enter university...

Philippine students and activists protested on Tuesday against a government decision to allow security forces to patrol the campuses of the ......

 2021-01-19 07:46 

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India win fourth test, seal series 2-1...

REUTERS: India won the fourth and final test against Australia by three wickets in Brisbane after tea on day five on Tuesday. India sealed ......

 2021-01-19 07:42 

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Out-of-control truck kills 15 on Indian roadside...

An out-of-control dumper truck crushed fifteen people to death as they slept by the roadside early Tuesday in western India, authorities said....

 2021-01-19 07:36 

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China's market regulator approves Cisco buy of Acacia, with some curbs...

China's market regulator said on Tuesday it has approved plans for Cisco Systems Inc's. purchase of Acacia Communications Inc, as long as both ......

 2021-01-19 07:31 

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81-year-old man to be charged for operating unlicensed massage establishments...

SINGAPORE: An 81-year-old man will be charged on suspicion of running two unlicensed massage establishments in Hougang and Aljunied, the police ......

 2021-01-19 07:25 

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Basketball: Warriors rally from 14 down in 4th, beat Lakers 115-113...

Warriors rally from 14 down in 4th, beat Lakers 115-113...

 2021-01-19 07:18 

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Trade bodies issue joint statement to support fair hiring and employment practices...

SINGAPORE: Nearly 30 trade associations and chambers have come together to issue a joint statement on Tuesday (Jan 19) pledging support for fair ......

 2021-01-19 07:16 

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Football: Man United v Liverpool game sparks complaints from colour-blind fans...

REUTERS: Sunday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United prompted...

 2021-01-19 06:14 

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Philippines now free of H5N6 bird flu, but monitoring another strain...

MANILA: The Philippines is now free of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus, the Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday (Jan 19), citing a ......

 2021-01-19 05:54 

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Indonesia Sriwijaya Air crash investigator hopes for recovery of cockpit voice recorder...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's air accident investigator is still hoping to recover the cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet to better ......

 2021-01-19 05:54 

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Australia says 'no' to tennis stars amid calls for quarantine change...

Australian authorities said mandatory hotel quarantine for people arriving for the Australian Open tennis tournament was essential to stop ......

 2021-01-19 05:45 

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Logitech lifts annual forecasts for third time as quarterly profit soars...

Logitech International on Tuesday raised its annual forecasts and reported a more than three-fold jump in quarterly adjusted operating income, ......

 2021-01-19 05:42 

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Condominium neighbours in court over woman's alleged splashing of water, bouncing of basketball...

SINGAPORE: A woman went on trial on Tuesday (Jan 19) for allegedly abusive behaviour, such as repeatedly splashing water down into her first-floor ......

 2021-01-19 05:36 

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After seeing floods, Indonesian leader Joko Widodo to visit quake zone...

MAMUJU, Indonesia: Relief workers worked to clear up rubble of collapsed buildings on Tuesday (Jan 19) on an Indonesian island where a deadly ......

 2021-01-19 05:31 

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Rescuers in phone contact with workers trapped in China mine...

BEIJING: Rescuers are in telephone contact with workers trapped for more than a week following an explosion in a gold mine in China and have been ......

 2021-01-19 05:23 

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Singapore Airlines receives highest rating for 'hospital-grade' health and safety in global audit...

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines has received the highest rating in a global audit of airlines' health and safety standards amid the COVID-19 ......

 2021-01-19 05:21 

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Turkey imposes advertising ban on Twitter, Periscope, Pinterest...

Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest under a new social ......

 2021-01-19 05:21 

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Turkey slaps ad ban on Twitter under new social media law...

Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest under a new social ......

 2021-01-19 05:21 

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Fowler confident reputation is intact at East Bengal...

Robbie Fowler does not feel he put his reputation on the line despite taking charge at SC East Bengal just weeks before the start of the Indian ......

 2021-01-19 04:19 

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In farewell video, Melania Trump says be passionate, but not violent...

WASHINGTON: United States First Lady Melania Trump released a farewell message on Monday (Jan 18) as she prepares to leave the White House, saying ......

 2021-01-19 04:16 

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Probation for NSF who cheated Government out of S$2,500 in COVID-19 grants...

SINGAPORE: A full-time national serviceman was given 18 months' probation on Tuesday (Jan 19) for cheating the Government out of S$2,500 in ......

 2021-01-19 04:01 

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Taiwan military stages drill aimed at repelling China attack...

HSINCHU, Taiwan: Taiwanese troops using tanks, mortars and small arms staged a drill on Tuesday (Jan 19) aimed at repelling an attack from China, ......

 2021-01-19 03:28 

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Vietnam cracks down on dissent ahead of key Communist Party congress, activists say...

As Vietnam's ruling Communist Party gears up for its most important meeting in years, its leadership has presided over an intensified crackdown on ......

 2021-01-19 03:16 

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Trump orders assessment of security risks of Chinese drones...

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order directing U.S agencies to assess any security risks from Chinese-made drones in ......

 2021-01-19 03:05 

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US asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news...

The United States has urged Australia to abandon its plan to force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their news content, saying there ......

 2021-01-19 02:59 

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Tennis: Kyrgios slams 'tool' Djokovic as Australian Open tensions run high...

MELBOURNE: Australia's Nick Kyrgios dismissed world number one Novak Djokovic as a...

 2021-01-19 02:56 

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COVID-19 pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan...

TOKYO: Yuichiro welled up as he collected a food parcel at a Tokyo outreach event offering help to the growing number of Japanese pushed into ......

 2021-01-19 02:53 

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Pakistan approves China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use...

Pakistan on Monday approved the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, a government statement said, two days after AstraZeneca's ......

 2021-01-19 02:39 

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Japan urges South Korea to drop wartime compensation demands...

TOKYO: Japan's foreign minister accused South Korea on Monday (Jan 18) of worsening already strained ties by making...

 2021-01-19 02:31 

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says city to extend social distancing measures...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the government will extend social distancing measures due to expire this week as the city remains on ......

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