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 2017-09-22 01:22 

The Strait Times

Football: Costa exit, Hazard return lift Conte ahead of Chelsea's visit to Stoke... +

STOKE-ON-TRENT (AFP) - Antonio Conte was left frustrated by Chelsea's failure to beat Arsenal last weekend, but the Blues boss has been given a lift ahead of Saturday's trip to Stoke City by Eden Hazard's return to prominence and the end of th...

 2017-09-22 01:22 

The Strait Times

Olympics: France to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great in South Korea... +

PARIS (REUTERS) - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday, raising the first major doubts by a participating country ove...

 2017-09-22 01:11 

The Strait Times

Asia stocks edge lower, focus turns to China markets after ratings cut... +

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Asian stocks slipped on Friday (Sept 22) but showed signs of steadying as the dust began to settle after the Federal Reserve's hawkish policy statement, while investors looked to see how Chinese financial markets would react to a dow...

 2017-09-22 01:11 

The Strait Times

Bangladesh urges UN-supervised safe zones in Myanmar for Rohingya Muslims... +

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) - Bangladesh's prime minister has proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2017-09-22 01:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive - Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report... +
 2017-09-22 01:10 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea's Kim says will make 'deranged' Trump pay dearly for UN speech... +
 2017-09-22 01:09 

The Strait Times

US music industry soars as streaming hits 30 million subscriptions... +

NEW YORK (AFP) - The American music industry on Wednesday reported soaring growth in the first half of the year as streaming subscriptions reached 30 million and long-sagging CD sales levelled out.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 01:09 

The Strait Times

Golf: Stanley leads Tour Championship, Spieth in the wings... +

ATLANTA (AFP) - Kyle Stanley got off to a hot start and outshone the big guns to lead after the opening round of the Tour Championship Thursday but Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are poised to strike.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 01:05 

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Asia stocks edge lower, focus turns to China markets after ratings cut... +
 2017-09-22 01:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Facing crime wave, residents in South Sudan capital pay police for protection... +
 2017-09-22 01:03 

The Strait Times

Singapore shares open 0.12% lower on Friday... +

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Friday (Sept 22), with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,210.03 in early trade, down 0.12 per cent, or 3.79 points.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 01:01 

The Strait Times

US to weigh into challenging issues at Ottawa Nafta talks: Chief negotiator... +

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States will present new text proposals and begin to weigh into thornier issues of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) in the third round of negotiations starting in Ottawa on Saturday (Sept 23), US chief negot...

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Tech in Asia

Video: Humanoid robot makes for a great girlfriend in music video... +

Sophia, the humanoid robot who once joked that she'd like to destroy humans, shows her softer side. She gives great shoulder rubs....

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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Trump to add North Korea sanctions, allies call for strict enforcement... +

NEW YORK - American President Donald Trump said last night the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea, while Washington's allies have called for enforcing existing international sanctions as the best way to get Pyongyang to give up its....

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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Ya Kun among local firms readying staff for terrorist attacks... +

SINGAPORE - For food and beverage company Ya Kun, security is no longer just about theft or robbery, but it is also about the threat of a terror attack, said its executive chairman Adrin Loi. Amid the heightened security climate, Ya Kun is among some......

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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Cool car gear: Nifty items that will up your on-the-road ante... +

SINGAPORE - When it comes to the drive experience, sometimes a little tech goes a long way, whether it's simple things like gadgets or apps or, well, a whole new system upgrade for your car. Here, are a few new things out there than can help pimp your rid...

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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Most Spore brands not transparent about palm oil usage, says WWF... +

SINGAPORE - Two-thirds of homegrown Singapore brands are not transparent about their palm oil usage, and almost eight in 10 do not source for sustainable palm oil, said the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) yesterday. A WWF study, Palm Oil Buyers' Scorecar...

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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Financial ties with Beijing will continue to be strengthened: Heng Swee Keat... +

XIAMEN - Singapore and China will continue to strengthen financial ties in investments, regulatory cooperation, cross-border capital market activities and emerging technologies, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday. Speaking at an unveiling cere...

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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Amanah eyes a progressive Muslim ideology in Malaysia... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Amanah may be the smallest party in Malaysia's opposition Pakatan Harapan (PH) bloc, but its importance goes beyond its ability to bring in votes, said party president Mohamad Sabu. Unlike its colleagues, Amanah sees itself as the bulwark.....

 2017-09-22 01:00 

Today Online

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The new GLA 180 is a great entry model to the world of Mercedes-Benz... +

SINGAPORE - The importance of the crossover or Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment cannot be underestimated. This is why Mercedes-Benz has a wider range of such models than any other car manufacturer. Where the local market is concerned, entry to this wo...

 2017-09-22 00:55 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong suspects false health certificates used for Brazil meat... +

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Hong Kong authorities on Thursday (Sept 21) suspended meat imports from a Brazilian exporter and two producers on suspicions that health certificates had been falsified for 10 shipments of frozen chicken feet and livestock o...

 2017-09-22 00:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil prices steady ahead of OPEC meeting on supply cut extension... +
 2017-09-22 00:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Death row inmate in Malaysia bites off prison wardens earlobe... +
 2017-09-22 00:52 

The Strait Times

Where the wild things are: China's art dreamers at the Guggenheim... +

BEIJING (NYTimes) - The signature work at Art And China After 1989, a highly anticipated show that takes over the Guggenheim on Oct 6, is a simple table with a see-through dome shaped like the back of a tortoise. On the tabletop hundreds of insects and re...

 2017-09-22 00:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Facebook to overhaul political ads after threat of US regulation... +
 2017-09-22 00:49 

The Strait Times

Sun Rosier condo fetches $271m in latest en-bloc sale... +

SINGAPORE - Owners of the 78 units of Sun Rosier are set to pocket between S$2.86 to S$4.77 million each after the condominium off Bartley Road fetched a top bid of S$271 million in Singapore's latest collective sale, about 15 per cent more than their...

 2017-09-22 00:33 

The Strait Times

Milan Fashion Week: Prada designer says her work more important than sales... +

MILAN (AFP) - Miuccia Prada delivered an unflinching defence Thursday of her creative leadership of the flagging luxury giant that bears her name, saying her work is more important than sales.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 00:32 

The Strait Times

Tipper truck involved in accident on PIE near Kallang Way exit... +

SINGAPORE - A tipper truck was involved in an accident along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Friday (Sept 22) morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 00:30 

Tech in Asia

They want to bring cryptocoins to the ‘unbanked’... +

With a US$25 million ICO prepped for October, the Telcoin team has come up with a novel way to get people to actually use its cryptocurrency....

 2017-09-22 00:25 

The Strait Times

Late rocker Frank Zappa back on tour as hologram... +

NEW YORK (AFP) - Experimental rocker Frank Zappa, prolific in his life and even in death through a string of posthumous releases, is heading back on tour as a hologram.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 00:20 

The Strait Times

Trees removed due to upgrading works... +

We thank Mr George Pasqual for his letter (Heavy pruning of trees in Seletar a concern; Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 00:19 

The Strait Times

Let's rally around those with mental illness... +

I agree with Miss Lee Kay Yan that labelling people with mental illness and calling the police instead of linking up with the Institute of Mental Health is not the right approach to destigmatising mental illness (Be empathetic towards anyone with mental i...

 2017-09-22 00:15 

The Strait Times

Apple's iPhone 8 launches in Singapore, first major product launch in Orchard Road store... +

SINGAPORE - The Apple Store on Orchard Road opened its doors at 8am on Friday (Sept 22) to customers looking to get their hands on the newest iPhone 8.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-22 00:10 

Channel NewsAsia

BYU lifts decades-long ban on caffeinated soft drink sales... +
 2017-09-21 23:52 

The Strait Times

The ST Guide To... spotting fake news... +

Around the world, governments and news organisations are focusing their attention on fighting the spread of misinformation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 23:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Klopp looks for boost after troubled spell... +
 2017-09-21 23:44 

The Strait Times

In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries... +

SEOUL (REUTERS) - Soon after North Korea tested its sixth and largest nuclear bomb earlier this month, You Jae Youn, a 32-year-old South Korean office worker, swiftly put the news behind her to focus on more immediate worries. ...

 2017-09-21 23:35 

Channel NewsAsia

In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries... +
 2017-09-21 23:30 

Channel NewsAsia

US to present new proposals at next NAFTA talks: negotiator... +
 2017-09-21 23:29 

The Strait Times

Hewlett Packard Enterprise said to plan about 5,000 job cuts in US and abroad... +

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Hewlett Packard Enterprise is planning to cut about 10 per cent of its staff, or at least 5,000 workers, according to people familiar with the matter, part of a broader effort to pare expenses as competition mounts.. Read more at st...

 2017-09-21 23:20 

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Golf: Stanley leads Tour Championship, Spieth in the wings... +
 2017-09-21 23:20 

The Strait Times

Olam opens US$150m feed mills to spur Nigeria food business... +

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BLOOMBERG) - Olam International opened US$150 million (S$202.6 million) animal-feed mills and poultry farms in Nigeria to boost its agribusiness venture in Africa's biggest food market by population.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 23:15 

Channel NewsAsia

China's small factories fear 'rail Armageddon' with orders to ditch trucks... +
 2017-09-21 23:09 

Channel NewsAsia

UK banks to check immigration status from January... +
 2017-09-21 23:00 

Tech in Asia

Grab partners with online maps provider that rivals Google Maps... +

Here Technologies is owned by a consortium of German automakers BMW, Mercedes, and Audi, and plans to expand its navigation tech to driverless cars and robots....

 2017-09-21 23:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Mugabe at UN stands up to 'Giant Gold Goliath' Trump... +
 2017-09-21 22:53 

Channel NewsAsia

House-cleaning, walking to work, staves off death: Study... +
 2017-09-21 22:38 

The Strait Times

Bangladesh will 'beef up international pressure' for repatriation of Rohingya: Minister... +

Bangladesh, now hosting at least 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, has not been able to repatriate any of them for over a decade and plans to raise pressure on its neighbour to accept them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 22:33 

The Strait Times

Pioneering a cure for cancer... +

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 2017-09-21 22:28 

The Strait Times

Kim Jong Un vows to make Donald Trump 'pay dearly' for threatening North Korea... +

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said in a rare statement on Friday (Sept 22) that the North will consider the ...

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