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 2016-08-25 07:35 

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Three family members slashed to death after man runs amok in Malacca: Reports... +

Three members of a family have died after being viciously attacked by a man in Malacca. ...

 2016-08-25 07:25 

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Wales manager Coleman questions Arsenal decision to play Ramsey... +

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey's injury could have been prevented, Wales manager Chris Coleman has said, adding he was surprised the Euro 2016 semi-finalist was rushed back for the opening Premier League game against Liverpool....

 2016-08-25 07:20 

The Strait Times

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen oversees first war games, urges army to improve performance... +

PINGTUNG, TAIWAN (AFP) - Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen urged the island's army to improve its performance after a string of accidents, promising to help upgrade equipment as she presided over military drills on Thursday (Aug 25).. Read more at stra...

 2016-08-25 07:14 

The Strait Times

Family slashed to death in their sleep in Malacca... +

MALACCA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three people from a single family were slashed to death in a brutal attack at Kampung Bertam Hilir early on Thursday (Aug 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 07:10 

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Pizza by drone - unmanned air delivery set to take off in New Zealand... +

A New Zealand pizza chain aims to become the world's first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne supply chain dispensing with people....

 2016-08-25 07:07 

The Strait Times

A day in the life of an Industrial Relations Officer... +

The Straits Times - Get latest breaking news, business, sports, lifestyle, tech & multimedia and more news in Singapore, Asia & rest of the world at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 07:07 

The Strait Times

Man attacked by teen girls in deadly Malaysia Facebook spat was 'a nice and caring person'... +

GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Factory worker A. Rajeswari is saddened that many are blaming her and her daughter over the death of her uncle after a scuffle with a group of girls.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 07:07 

The Strait Times

4 tips for a stress-free drive... +

The Straits Times - Get latest breaking news, business, sports, lifestyle, tech & multimedia and more news in Singapore, Asia & rest of the world at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 07:06 

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Former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou pays respects to former Singapore president S R Nathan in Taipei... +

TAIPEI - Former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou dropped by the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei on Thursday (Aug25) to pay his last respects to former Singapore president S R Nathan, bowing three times.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 06:59 

The Strait Times

New Zealand chain set to make pizza deliveries by drone... +

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - A New Zealand pizza chain aims to become the world's first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne supply chain dispensing w...

 2016-08-25 06:54 

The Strait Times

Football: Ajax miss out on Champions League group stage, while Man City ease through... +

BERNE (Reuters) - Four-time European champions Ajax Amsterdam missed out on the Champions League group stage after losing 4-1 to Rostov, as Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach eased through the playoffs on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2016-08-25 06:32 

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Myanmar weighs damage after earthquake rattles Bagan pagodas... +

Officials picked through the wreckage of toppled spires and crumbling temple walls in Myanmar's ancient capital Bagan on Thursday after a powerful earthquake rattled the top tourist destination, leaving three dead....

 2016-08-25 06:30 

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Slovenian PM nominates finance minister official Erman as new finance minister - report... +

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has nominated state secretary at the finance ministry Mateja Vranicar Erman for the post of finance minister, state-owned Radio Slovenia reported on Thursday....

 2016-08-25 06:13 

The Strait Times

Singapore private banks under scrutiny for earning bonuses by selling risky debt: MAS... +

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Singapore's private banks are coming under scrutiny for earning bonuses by selling risky debt, as the city sees an unprecedented wave of defaults. The The Monetary Authority of Singapore says an industry group is reviewing the ...

 2016-08-25 06:10 

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Newspaper says it uncovered KFC's secret recipe... +

The Chicago Tribune sent a reporter to write a story about Corbin, Kentucky -- a small lakeside town where the first KFC chicken was served more than 75 years ago, and the hometown of KFC founder Harland Sanders....

 2016-08-25 06:00 

The Strait Times

Maybank's Q2 profit slides 27%, sees loans growth slowing at home... +

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's biggest lender Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) forecast on Thursday (Aug 25) that domestic loans growth would slow, as it posted a 27 per cent drop in second-quarter net profit due to a surge in allowances for impairm...

 2016-08-25 06:00 

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Yedlin joins Newcastle on five-year deal... +

DeAndre Yedlin has joined Championship (second tier) side Newcastle United on a five-year deal from Tottenham Hotspur for an undisclosed fee, the clubs have announced....

 2016-08-25 05:50 

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Slovenian PM nominates Erman for the post of finance minister - report... +

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has nominated state secretary at the finance ministry Mateja Vranicar Erman for the post of finance minister, state-owned Radio Slovenia reported on Thursday....

 2016-08-25 05:50 

The Strait Times

HSBC Singapore names Anurag Mathur head of retail banking and wealth management... +

SINGAPORE - HSBC Bank (Singapore) has appointed Anurag Mathur as head of its retail banking and wealth management (RBWM) business in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 05:45 

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Honda looks to revamped Acura NSX to fire up brand... +

With its aggressive design and six-figure price tag, Honda Motor Co's revamped NSX is a far cry from its "cheap and cheerful" Civic sedans, but the automaker is betting the sports car launched in Japan on Thursday will turbo-charge its brand image....

 2016-08-25 05:35 

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Indonesian navy finds fuel tanker taken by own crew... +

The MT Vier Harmoni was initially feared to have been hijacked after setting sail from Malaysia, in waters that have suffered a string of pirate attacks in recent times....

 2016-08-25 05:35 

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Central bankers eye public spending to plug US$1 trillion investment gap... +

While markets wait for Janet Yellen's latest message about the direction of monetary policy, the Federal Reserve chief and her colleagues already have one for politicians: the U.S. economy needs more public spending to shift into higher gear....

 2016-08-25 05:35 

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Novartis announces positive phase III results for MS drug siponimod... +

Novartis AG said a late-stage study showed its oral, once-daily BAF312, or siponimod, reduced the risk of disability progression in a severe form of multiple sclerosis....

 2016-08-25 05:31 

The Strait Times

Road closures for S R Nathan's state funeral procession on Friday... +

SINGAPORE - Several roads will be closed for the state funeral procession of former president S R Nathan on Friday (Aug 26), the police and Land Transport Authority said in a release.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 05:30 

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Myanmar sends police, soldiers to protect ancient temples damaged in quake... +

Myanmar sent truckloads of soldiers and squadrons of police to protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan on Thursday, a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged in a powerful earthquake....

 2016-08-25 05:29 

The Strait Times

Myanmar sends police, soldiers to protect ancient temples damaged in earthquake... +

BAGAN/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar sent truckloads of soldiers and squadrons of police to protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan on Thursday (Aug 25), a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged...

 2016-08-25 05:26 

The Strait Times

Aussie supermarket giant Woolworths posts $1.27b annual loss... +

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian supermarket giant Woolworths on Thursday (Aug 25) reported a huge annual net loss of A$1.23 billion (S$1.27 billion), its first since listing more than two decades ago, following a failed push into hardware and a slump in food sa...

 2016-08-25 05:25 

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Exclusive: Companies made deals that could run afoul of US whistleblower rules... +

Wells Fargo , Advanced Micro Devices and Fifth Third Bank have in recent years agreed to settlement deals that seek to muzzle former employees in ways that some lawyers said could violate U.S. whistleblower protection laws....

 2016-08-25 05:25 

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CrowdStrike, other cybersecurity firms rejoining industry cooperative... +

Some information security companies that were shut out of the leading system for sharing data on malicious software are revealing more about how their own systems work in hopes of rejoining the cooperative effort, a shift that should improve protections f...

 2016-08-25 05:17 

The Strait Times

Indonesian navy finds fuel tanker taken by own crew due to commercial dispute... +

JAKARTA (AFP) - Indonesia's navy said on Thursday that it had found a tanker carrying almost US$400,000 (S$542,000) worth of diesel that was taken by its own crew last week due to a commercial dispute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 05:13 

The Strait Times

State funeral procession for former president S R Nathan to start at 2pm on Friday... +

SINGAPORE - There will be a state funeral procession for the late former president S R Nathan on Friday (Aug 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 05:08 

The Strait Times

Today in pictures, August 25, 2016... +

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 2016-08-25 05:06 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong independence activists say they were harassed by pro-China media... +

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Activists who have advocated independence for Hong Kong say they have been harassed or followed by pro-China local newspapers in recent months, while Beijing has stepped up its rhetoric against what it calls the ...

 2016-08-25 05:06 

Channel NewsAsia

7 eulogies for Mr S R Nathan at State Funeral on Friday... +

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Mr Chan Chun Sing and Professor Tommy Kohare among those delivering eulogies at the funeral service for former President S R Nathan....

 2016-08-25 05:04 

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Italy quake toll hits 247 as rescuers hunt for survivors... +

Hundreds of people spent a chilly night in hastily assembled tents with the risk of aftershocks making it too risky for them to return home. Scores of buildings were reduced to dusty piles of masonry in communities close to the epicentre of the quake, whi...

 2016-08-25 05:01 

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State Funeral Procession for S R Nathan to pass significant landmarks... +

The State Funeral Procession will start at 2pm on Aug 26, and will pass landmarks such as City Hall, Fullerton Hotel and NTUC Centre en route to the University Cultural Centre....

 2016-08-25 05:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Crowds throng Parliament House to pay last respects to former President... +

As S R Nathan's body lay in state, snaking queues formed outside Parliament House on Thursday (Aug 25), with members of the public lining up to pay their last respects to Singapore's longest serving President....

 2016-08-25 04:58 

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Fashion group FJ Benjamin secures exclusive distribution rights for Marc Jacobs... +

Fashion and lifestyle group FJ Benjamin said on Thursday (Aug 25) it has secured exclusive rights to distribute the Marc Jacobs brand in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia....

 2016-08-25 04:56 

The Strait Times

Tharman to address Indian government leaders in Delhi on Friday... +

SINGAPORE - Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam is visiting Delhi on Friday (Aug 26) to address top policy-makers on ...

 2016-08-25 04:43 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Paying last respects to S R Nathan as he lies in state at Parliament House ... +

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 2016-08-25 04:30 

Channel NewsAsia

HK independence activists claim harassment from pro-China media... +

Activists who have advocated independence for Hong Kong say they have been harassed or followed by pro-China local newspapers in recent months, while Beijing has stepped up its rhetoric against what it calls the "dangerous absurdity" of independence....

 2016-08-25 04:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian... +

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze....

 2016-08-25 04:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia's Cooper recalled to face All Blacks... +

Australia flyhalf Quade Cooper has been recalled to the starting lineup for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand after a raft of injuries to the inside backs forced coach Michael Cheika to shake up his backline....

 2016-08-25 04:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Norway's women join the draft... +

Norway has drafted in women to do compulsory military service....

 2016-08-25 04:10 

The Strait Times

Canon finally launches EOS 5D Mark IV full-frame DSLR... +

SINGAPORE - It took four years, but Canon finally launched the fourth version of its popular EOS 5D full-frame DSLR.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 04:00 

The Strait Times

Steady stream of people arrive at Parliament House to pay final respects to S R Nathan... +

SINGAPORE - Singaporeans from all walks of life recounted fond memories of former president S R Nathan as they paid their last respects to him on Thursday (Aug 25) at Parliament House where his body is lying in state.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Uber to pull out of Macau in September - Macau media... +

Global ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc will pull out of the gambling hub of Macau on September 9, less than 10 months after it launched there, Macau media reported, citing a letter they said was sent by Uber's Asia regional chief....

 2016-08-25 03:53 

The Strait Times

Tough road for Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-Wen as popularity falls after rocky start to presidency... +

TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen is battling falling popularity and increased pressure from Beijing as she approaches 100 days in office marred by controversy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-08-25 03:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Online food delivery industry 'vibrant', but exclusive agreements may hamper competition... +

Competition Commission Singapore says new entrants are currently competing aggressively and market shares are "changing significantly"....

 2016-08-25 03:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Japanese lorry driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian... +

A Japanese lorry driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two pedestrians, killing one and injuring the other, state broadcaster NHK said, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze....

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