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 2017-09-21 05:15 

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What is at stake for Uber in US bribery probe?... +
 2017-09-21 05:15 

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Man sets himself on fire outside New Zealand parliament... +
 2017-09-21 05:15 

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Armed group seeks legitimacy with Tripoli migrant deal, source says... +
 2017-09-21 05:14 

The Strait Times

Tokyo Governor Koike's allies seek to repeat local success in Japan national poll... +

TOKYO (Reuters) - With no platform, no party leader and not even a formal name, a nascent political party linked to popular Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a snap election that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to call for next m...

 2017-09-21 05:10 

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Avis, Hertz shares rise but remain in short-seller cross-hairs... +
 2017-09-21 05:10 

Channel NewsAsia

As Congo refugees pour over border, Angola's backing for Kabila in doubt... +
 2017-09-21 05:06 

The Strait Times

An ancient Chinese fishing community washes ashore... +

DATANG, CHINA (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) - Along southern China's snaking rivers, an ancient fishing community that once lived and worked exclusively on the water has been finding its way to land.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 05:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Police lock fans inside ground after clashes erupt outside... +
 2017-09-21 05:02 

The Strait Times

China to halt new projects in pollution 'red zones'... +

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will halt major projects in regions with high levels of pollution, the official Xinhua news agency reported late on Wednesday (Sept 20), underscoring an environmental crackdown that is starting to hit business around the country...

 2017-09-21 04:55 

The Strait Times

The spy who came in from the North... +

GWANGJU, SOUTH KOREA (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) - Condemned to death twice for spying, Seo Ok Ryol spent three decades in prison, most of it in solitary confinement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 04:51 

The Strait Times

Woman finds S$172k diamond ring - loot from heist - in Hong Kong park... +

HONG KONG - A woman found a diamond ring worth around HK$1 million (S$172,180) in Kowloon Park on Tuesday (Sept 19) afternoon, and the item has been confirmed to be one of nine pieces stolen in a daring daylight robbery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 04:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Tokyo Governor Koike's allies seek to repeat local success in Japan national poll... +
 2017-09-21 04:49 

Channel NewsAsia

SP Group inks deals with international start-ups to test compatibility for solar technologies... +
 2017-09-21 04:41 

The Strait Times

South Korea approves S$10.8m aid to North Korean children and pregnant women ... +

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea approved a plan on Thursday (Sept 22) to send US$8 million (S$10.8 million) worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea, the South's Unification Ministry said, as part of an aid policy that the government says remains unaffe...

 2017-09-21 04:28 

The Strait Times

Bank of Japan keeps monetary spigot open, board newcomer dissents... +

TOKYO (REUTERS) - The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady on Thursday (Sept 21) and maintained its upbeat view of the economy, signalling its conviction a solid recovery will gradually accelerate inflation towards its 2 per cent goal without additio...

 2017-09-21 04:25 

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Equifax says server first compromised in March... +
 2017-09-21 04:25 

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China says North Korean situation more serious by the day... +
 2017-09-21 04:24 

The Strait Times

Platoon mates of NSF who died in Australia back in Singapore... +

SINGAPORE - The platoon mates of full-time national serviceman Gavin Chan Hiang Cheng, who died in Australia during overseas drill Exercise Wallaby, are back in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 04:24 

The Strait Times

New Zealand calls in navy to beat jet fuel shortage before vote... +

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A New Zealand navy vessel will ferry diesel fuel around the country as the government rushes to alleviate a days-long fuel shortage that has cast air travel into disarray in the run-up to Saturday's (Sept 23) national election.....

 2017-09-21 04:22 

The Strait Times

PM Lee meets with Fujian Party Secretary You Quan... +

XIAMEN - Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met with Fujian Party Secretary You Quan on Thursday (Sept 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 04:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos with Abu Sayyaf links ... +
 2017-09-21 03:57 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Hurricane Maria's trail of destruction... +

Hurricane Maria is the second major storm to batter the Caribbean this month, leaving a trail of destruction that included leaving Puerto Rico without power. The hurricane is now heading towards the Dominican Republic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 03:54 

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Changi Airport passenger traffic up in August ... +
 2017-09-21 03:54 

The Strait Times

Darco clinches first set of infrastructure asset ownership projects, teaming up with InfraCo Asia in Vietnam... +

SINGAPORE - Mainboard-listed Darco Water Technologies and InfraCo Asia Development, a commercially managed infrastructure development firm, have teamed up for four municipal water treatment projects in Vietnam on a Design, Build, Own and Operate (DBOO) mo...

 2017-09-21 03:50 

The Strait Times

Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Rohingyain Rakhine... +

SITTWE (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar tried to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, with a witness saying protesters threw petrol bombs before police dispe...

 2017-09-21 03:50 

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Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya... +
 2017-09-21 03:50 

The Strait Times

10 things to know about Cavalli's new designer, in his own words... +

LONDON (NYTimes) - The newest mystery man on the Milan womenswear scene is Paul Surridge, the little-known designer hired in May to rejuvenate Roberto Cavalli, the Florentine fashion house famous for its flesh-baring, flamboyant designs. A Central St. Mar...

 2017-09-21 03:46 

Tech in Asia

Singapore’s first engineering-based incubator lends expertise to local startups... +

Learn how Innosparks plans to help accelerate startups’ product development at their launch event this October 3....

 2017-09-21 03:45 

The Strait Times

Biggest mistake is to think 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it': DPM Tharman on Singapore's education... +

SINGAPORE - The biggest mistake for Singapore's education system is to think that ...

 2017-09-21 03:35 

The Strait Times

Malaysia nabs another seven suspected Abu Sayyaf militants... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Seven suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) militants, including a 22-year-old man who was involved in clashes with Philippine security forces, were arrested in a series of anti-terror raids in Kuala Lumpur.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 03:35 

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Fat around the stomach is associated with a host of medical problems ... +
 2017-09-21 03:35 

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Fat around the stomach is associated with a host of medical problems ... +
 2017-09-21 03:32 

The Strait Times

Changi Airport handled 5.27m passengers in August; 7% year-on-year increase... +

SINGAPORE - Changi Airport handled 5.27 million passengers in August, a 7 per cent year-on-year increase.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 03:30 

The Strait Times

Asean Para Games: Swimmer Toh Wei Soong captures his second gold in Kuala Lumpur... +

SINGAPORE - Swimmer Toh Wei Soong bagged Singapore's fourth swimming gold of the ninth Asean Para Games (APG) after winning the men's S7 50m freestyle race on Thursday (Sept 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 03:30 

Today Online

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TODAY's morning brief for Thursday, Sept 21... +

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 2017-09-21 03:30 

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Iraq launches offensive on Hawija, an Islamic State-held region near oil city Kirkuk... +
 2017-09-21 03:29 

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China's top graft-buster to PM Lee: Battle against corruption in China will never end... +
 2017-09-21 03:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's ailing youth football: Is failure to win all in the mind?... +
 2017-09-21 03:24 

The Strait Times

China and US both think the other can solve North Korea crisis... +

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - US President Donald Trump has regularly called on China to stop North Korea's nuclear advancement, even saying in July it could ...

 2017-09-21 03:11 

The Strait Times

Opening of reconstructed OCBC building in Xiamen a symbol of enduring ties between Singapore and China: Heng Swee Keat... +

XIAMEN - The opening of a reconstructed OCBC building in Xiamen on Thursday morning (Sept 21) was held up as a symbol of the longstanding and enduring ties between Singapore and China by Singapore's Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat.. Read more at s...

 2017-09-21 03:07 

The Strait Times

Singapore business leaders rank terrorist and cyber attacks as biggest global risks... +

SINGAPORE - Business leaders in Singapore have ranked terrorist and cyber-attacks as the most concerning global risks in a new global survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-21 03:04 

The Strait Times

How to hack your brain and "upgrade" your nervous system - for $6,757... +

EDEN, Utah (NYTimes) - One morning last month a group of roughly 60 people, including doctors, CEOs and internet entrepreneurs, gathered under a big white dome to hear the mission statement of their host, a 45-year-old man named Jamie Wheal.. Read more at...

 2017-09-21 02:53 

The Strait Times

Today in Pictures, Sept 21, 2017... +

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 2017-09-21 02:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Woman finds stolen diamond ring worth HK$1m in Kowloon park: Report... +
 2017-09-21 02:50 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea approves US$8m aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later... +
 2017-09-21 02:45 

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Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for US$1.1 billion... +
 2017-09-21 02:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in US$1.1 billion deal... +
 2017-09-21 02:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in US$1.1b deal... +
 2017-09-21 02:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Google bets anew on smartphones, pays US$1.1b for HTC's Pixel division... +
 2017-09-21 02:45 

Tech in Asia

Video: Cashier-less stores are catching on in China... +

In China, where people are already used to paying with their phones, this staff-less store chain is hoping to make a big impression....

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