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 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Pereira hails 'crazy' Tokyo run...

The world's fastest woman casually brushed shoulders with Singapore's quickest yesterday morning at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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From video screen to ring...

As a teenager, Sean Tan spent most of his time playing video games featuring World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) fighters, including his idol and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Pajaree gets first win; Sorenstam's a 'dream come true'...

LONDON Thailand's Pajaree Anannarukarn beat American Emma Talley on the second hole of a play-off to win the LPGA World Invitational title on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Kitchen Culture files CAD report on 'payroll irregularities'...

Kitchen Culture Holdings lodged a report last Friday with the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) in relation to...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Welcome mat rolled out for fans at cycling...

IZU (Japan) After more than a week of spectator-less Olympic arenas, fans arrived at the Izu Velodrome yesterday to catch the action in close quarters, a welcome tonic for the Tokyo Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Yishun Community Hospital cluster emerged in ward where most patients are over 60...

Yishun Community Hospital, where a new Covid-19 cluster was reported on Sunday, said yesterday that the infections broke out in a ward with 32 patients who are mostly above 60 years old.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Latest flare-up in the Gulf seen as warning from Iran...

Tensions are growing between Western governments and Iran after an oil tanker operated by an Israeli-owned company was attacked by self-destructing...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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HK singer charged with corruption for singing at opposition rally in 2018...

Popular Cantopop singer Anthony Wong has been charged with corruption for singing two songs at a 2018 Hong Kong rally held by the opposition.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Every citizen has a part to play for a better future...

As we move towards the nation's birthday on Aug 9, I am starting to think about what Singaporeans and the Government can do to move to a better tomorrow.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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SPH and Keppel: A brief history...

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) was incorporated on Aug 4, 1984, as a holding company for the merger of several publishing companies to cut costs and reduce duplication of resources. It listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) mainboard later in the year.. R...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Singaporeans have it good in many ways...

I read with amusement Professor Peter A. Coclanis' commentary (Singaporeans, you think you've got problems? Think again, July 31).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Facebook's next frontier - the metaverse. What does that mean?...

Advertising dominates Facebook's social-networking business model. Zuckerberg's move to create a virtual world raises the possibility of new revenue sources.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Global Affairs: What to make of the 'dragon-bear' alliance...

While military strategists should not neglect the implications of closer China-Russian ties, questions remain over political efforts to keep the two apart. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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S'pore shares close in the red, bucking regional uptrend...

Singapore's stock market was one of the rare few in Asia that closed in the red yesterday, when even China managed to shrug off its lacklustre industrial activity data to go higher as investors were in the...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Why the commercial cloud is key to a digital government...

The pressure of using commercial cloud technologies had never been so intense for governments until the Covid-19 pandemic hit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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57 cleaning firms fined for Progressive Wage Model breaches...

A total of 57 licensed cleaning companies have been fined for failing to comply with requirements under the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for the cleaning sector, such as failing to pay eligible cleaners bonuses or progressive wages.. Read more at straitst...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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NZ's hubbard lifts olympic inclusiveness...

TOKYO Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard became the first transgender woman to compete at the Olympic Games yesterday, but her Tokyo dream was cut short when she crashed out of her final early.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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What to expect if you have 1,000 SPH shares...

Under Keppel's offer to take Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) private, shareholders will receive a total consideration of $2.099 per share.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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The global struggle to put a lid on Covid-19 continues...

Israel was the world's pacesetter in national vaccination drives. It began last December and by March 20, more than half of its nine million people had been fully vaccinated.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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JJ Lin issues legal statement refuting involvement in sex scandal...

Singapore singer JJ Lin has issued a swift rebuttal to nasty talk about him in the wake of the scandal over Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu, who was recently arrested over rape allegations.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Singapore's smooth operators at the Games...

Almost 10 years after retiring from international table tennis, Singaporean Zena Sim has fulfilled her dream of participating at the Olympics.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Kim's sister warns S. Korea against military drill with US...

SEOUL Ms Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has said that if South Korea carries out a planned joint military exercise with the United States it will damage the resolve of the two Koreas to rebuild relations, state media KCNA repo...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Facebook's next frontier - the metaverse. What does that mean?...

Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg wants to reinvent Facebook. He has been telling analysts and journalists that he wants the company to lead the way to a completely different Internet.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Divers take first look at underwater sculpture museum...

Divers enjoying a view of sculptures at the inauguration of the Ayia Napa Underwater Sculpture Museum in Ayia Napa, Cyprus, on Sunday. At the museum, visitors will be able to take a tour in an underwater forest, the first of its kind. The project was insp...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Firms cannot rely on them to survive...

In times of uncertainty, people would generally save rather than spend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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'I wouldn't have won without coffee'...

TOKYO Dutch runner Sifan Hassan yesterday took a first, giant step in her bid for an unprecedented Olympic treble when she sprinted to gold in the 5,000m - but admitted she had been...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Asia's factory activity hit by rising costs, new Covid-19 wave...

TOKYO Asia's factories hit a rough patch last month as rising input costs and a new wave of Covid-19 infections overshadowed solid global demand, highlighting the fragile nature of the region's recovery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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MPs air views on proposed changes to baby benefits...

Extending benefits to a wider group of parents is a step in the right direction, but could the Baby Bonus cash portion be given to single unwed parents as well, asked Mr Louis Ng (Nee Soon GRC).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Umno said to be keen on having its V-P replace Muhyiddin...

Umno has been weighing up a bold move to replace Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, with his newly minted deputy Ismail Sabri Yaakob emerging as a contender.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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

Many wonder why the US, a big-time debtor, is considered a success and a safe haven for skittish investors. To unravel the mystery, we must first understand the role of debt, and not just in the US economy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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What to make of the 'dragon-bear' alliance...

Over 10,000 Russian and Chinese troops are currently poised to launch a big joint exercise in the vast and largely arid plains of China's Ningxia region, adjacent to the Yellow River.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Great Eastern's net profit falls 22% in 2nd quarter...

Great Eastern Holdings yesterday posted a net profit of $232.3 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 22 per cent lower than the $297.5 million a year ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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At a skilful Games there is still room for spirit...

A Hungarian runs into her hurdle. A Jamaican trips and falls over hers. Dreams left in an ungainly heap. It is the 100m hurdles semi-finals and the cameras are busy with the winner. These are the forgotten runners who failed and fell.. Read more at strait...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Workfare: Nine in 10 self-employed workers qualified...

Lower-wage self-employed people must contribute to their MediSave account to qualify for government payouts to supplement their income.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Comfort Cooking...

For vegetable recipes that require minimal cooking, I regularly turn to healthier Korean-style side dishes of sigeumchi namul (seasoned spinach) and sukju namul (seasoned mung bean sprouts).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Next 48 hours...

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

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin kicks off official visit to Japan...

Singapore's Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, who is in Tokyo for the Olympic Games, made an official visit to both Houses of the Japanese legislature yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Call for more donations to Rare Disease Fund to help more kids...

More donations will enable the Rare Disease Fund (RDF) to widen access to treatment and costly medication for children suffering from rare diseases, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Keppel sees sufficient firepower for other growth areas after SPH acquisition...

Even after its proposed acquisition of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Keppel Corp expects to have sufficient firepower for more investments in other growth segments...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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On Facebook...

Should schools give students more leeway if they need a break for mental health reasons?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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China orders investigation into deadly Henan floods...

BEIJING China's State Council will launch an investigation, after the death toll from the flooding in central Henan province surged from 99 to 302, according to official media reports.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Indonesia prolongs partial lockdown for a week after cases fall...

Indonesia has extended its partial lockdown for a week, after its month-long restrictions successfully lowered the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Java and Bali.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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34-year-old seaman from Ukraine dies of Covid-19; 10 new clusters emerge...

A seaman with Covid-19 died of complications from the virus on Sunday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its update last night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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TADM's role is to mediate, not adjudicate...

We refer to the letter,...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Hong Kong recalibrates pandemic strategy...

As Hong Kong clocks almost two months, or 56 days, with no local coronavirus cases, its officials are rolling out a recalibrated strategy - from cutting quarantine periods for vaccinated visitors to ramping up vaccination for civil servants and school sta...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Woman who helped scammers move over $2m out of S'pore jailed for 7-plus years...

A woman helped Nigerian scammers move more than $2 million out of Singapore, providing them with over 20 bank accounts to receive their criminal proceeds.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Brisbane extends lockdown and soldiers patrol Sydney as Australia ramps up curbs...

SYDNEY Australia's Queensland state has extended a Covid-19 lockdown in its capital Brisbane, while soldiers began patrolling Sydney in New South Wales to enforce stay-at-home rules as the country struggles to stop the highly contagious Delta variant ...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Spot the whale shark...

A whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in the Sea of Cortez at Bahia de los Angeles in the state of Baja California, Mexico. The area is one of the best sites for the whale shark-sighting season, which kicked off last month and runs till November.. Read more at ...

 2021-08-02 21:00 

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Opposition MPs renew calls for Muhyiddin to resign...

Malaysia's opposition MPs yesterday gathered at the capital's Merdeka Square and renewed calls for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to resign, as they protested against his government's decision to postpone the final day of a special sitting in...

 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...

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