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 2017-02-21 00:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Asian stocks steady, euro pressured by French election worries... +

Asian stocks held near 1-1/2-year highs in subdued early trade on Tuesday as a holiday in the United States left investors with few catalysts, while the euro nursed overnight losses as lingering concerns about the looming French election rattled its bonds...

 2017-02-21 00:46 

The Strait Times

Asian stocks steady, euro pressured by French election worries... +

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Asian stocks held near 1-1/2-year highs in subdued early trade on Tuesday (Feb 21) as a holiday in the United States left investors with few catalysts, while the euro nursed overnight losses as lingering concerns about the looming Fr...

 2017-02-21 00:45 

Tech in Asia

‘Sometimes you have to go out and get drunk’: 8 ways to become a sales rockstar... +

A co-founder with a multi-million dollar exit, an Infosys marketing head, and Lucep’s co-founder divulge tips on how to bag deals....

 2017-02-21 00:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Islamic State linked group expands foothold in southern Syria near Israel... +

Islamic State-linked Syrian militant groups on Monday launched a surprise attack on moderate rebels in southwestern Syria near the Golan Heights near where the Jordanian and Israeli borders converge, seizing several villages and a large town, rebels and w...

 2017-02-21 00:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba wants to raise at least US$8.8 billion from sale of chip unit majority stake: source... +

Toshiba Corp wants to raise as least 1 trillion yen (US$8.83 billion) from the sale of a majority stake in its NAND flash memory business to plug a hole in its finances from a US$6.3 billion writedown of its U.S. nuclear unit, a source said....

 2017-02-21 00:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Outspoken general named Trump's top security adviser... +

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors....

 2017-02-21 00:38 

The Strait Times

Britons say economy their top concern, overtaking immigration: Poll... +

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britons are now more concerned about the economy than they are about terrorism or immigration, a survey showed on Tuesday (Feb 21), another sign that consumers are feeling increasingly worried about Britain's decision to leave the E...

 2017-02-21 00:15 

Channel NewsAsia

No Samuels in Windies ODI squad for England series... +

West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been left out of their 15-man squad for the upcoming One Day International (ODI) series against England....

 2017-02-21 00:00 

The Strait Times

GLP signs 106,000 sqm of leases with service providers in China... +

SINGAPORE - GLP, a provider of modern warehouse facilities, has signed 106,000 square metres (1.1 million square feet) of new leases with third party logistics (3PL) companies in China over the past two months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-21 00:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Budget 2017: Fiscally prudent with preference for wiser targeted help, say economists... +

Rather than taking on a broad-brush approach, Budget 2017 contains a suite of targeted support measures for businesses that are 'wiser' and may have a higher chance of succeeding, economists told Channel NewsAsia....

 2017-02-20 23:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Former Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic dead at 21... +

Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic died unexpectedly over the weekend....

 2017-02-20 23:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Light plane crashes into shopping centre near Melbourne... +

A small plane carrying five people crashed into a shopping centre near an airport outside Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, on Tuesday and officials said an unknown number of people may have been killed....

 2017-02-20 23:49 

The Strait Times

YouTube to stop playing unskippable 30-second ads... +

You can soon kiss those pesky, unavoidable advertisments on YouTube goodbye.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 23:43 

The Strait Times

Novelist John Irving attacks 'intolerant' Trump in defence of political awards speeches... +

LONDON (The Guardian) - Oscar-winning novelist John Irving has taken aim at United States President Donald Trump over the latter's threat to LGBT and abortion rights as well as religious-based bigotry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 23:43 

The Strait Times

Robin Hood rides into Croatia for new film produced by Leonardo DiCaprio... +

ZAGREB (AFP) - After hosting Star Wars and Game Of Thrones, Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham on Monday for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 23:31 

The Strait Times

Spider-Man art burglar who stole Matisse and Picasso works gets eight years in prison... +

PARIS (NYTimes) - A cat burglar was handed an eight-year prison sentence by a criminal court here on Monday for stealing five masterpieces from one of the city's finest museums.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 23:31 

The Strait Times

Light plane carrying five people crashes into shopping mall near Melbourne ... +

SYDNEY (REUTERS) A small plane carrying five people crashed into a shopping centre near an airport outside Melbourne, Australias second-largest city, on Tuesday and officials said an unknown number of people may have been killed.. Read more at straitstim...

 2017-02-20 23:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Light plane crashes near Melbourne in Australia... +

Sky Television said the aircraft was a five-seater and showed burning wreckage at the shopping centre, and fire crews hosing down debris. Essendon Airport is a small airfield mainly used by light planes....

 2017-02-20 23:24 

The Strait Times

Musician Drake says Grammys pigeon-holed him as black artist... +

New York (AFP) - Drake, the world's top-selling artist last year, has accused the Grammys of pigeonholing him as a rapper because he is black and said he does not want his latest awards.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 23:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan's domestic tourism... +

Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan's once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by the Taliban....

 2017-02-20 23:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Merkel's conservative moves ahead of SPD in latest poll by INSA... +

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Christian Social Union (CSU) sister party moved back in front of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) in an INSA poll for Bild newspaper published on Monday....

 2017-02-20 22:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Newcastle on top again after adding to Villa pain... +

Newcastle United moved back to the top of the English Championship (second-tier) with a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa at St James' Park on Monday that heaped more pressure on the ailing former European champions....

 2017-02-20 22:51 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Russia's ambassador to UN dies in New York at 64... +

NEW YORK - Russia's envoy to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin died suddenly on Monday (Feb 20), the foreign ministry said, without giving details of the cause. "On February 20, the Permanent Representative of Russia in the UN Vitaly Churkin unexpectedly ...

 2017-02-20 22:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Thousands of anti-Trump protesters say 'not my president'... +

About 10,000 anti-Trump protesters marched in New York to shouts of "not my president!" on Monday, joined by others in cities across the United Nations as the nation celebrated its Presidents Day holiday....

 2017-02-20 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Burberry turns to artist Henry Moore for latest London Fashion Week show... +

British artist Henry Moore provided the inspiration for luxury label Burberry's latest collection at London Fashion Week on Monday, with models strutting amid his sculptures in neutral designs influenced by his work....

 2017-02-20 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Refugee claimants from US strain Canada's border resources... +

Canadian police said on Monday they have bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and border authorities have created a temporary refugee centre to process a growing number of asylum seekers crossing from the United States....

 2017-02-20 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Ton up for Walcott as Arsenal end Sutton's dream Cup run... +

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott scored his landmark 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 win at Sutton United in the FA Cup on Monday as they safely negotiated the minefield of a visit to the minor league team and secured a place in the quarter-finals....

 2017-02-20 22:19 

The Strait Times

Football: Ton-up Theo Walcott ends Sutton's FA Cup dream in 2-0 Arsenal win... +

LONDON (AFP) - Theo Walcott scored his 100th Arsenal goal as Arsene Wenger's side ended non-league minnows Sutton United's FA Cup fairytale with a 2-0 victory in the FA Cup on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Ton-up Walcott ends Sutton's FA Cup dream... +

Theo Walcott scored his 100th Arsenal goal as Arsene Wenger's side ended non-league minnows Sutton United's FA Cup fairytale with a 2-0 victory in the FA Cup on Monday....

 2017-02-20 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

McIlroy plays with Trump, tunes up for comeback: reports... +

World number three Rory McIlroy, eyeing a comeback next week from injury, continued his tune-up with a round with U.S. President Donald Trump in south Florida on Sunday, it was reported....

 2017-02-20 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Pique annoyed by Barca fans' booing of coach Luis Enrique... +

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has decried the fans who booed manager Luis Enrique and the players in Sunday's laboured 2-1 home win over Leganes in La Liga as having a short-term memory....

 2017-02-20 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Feb 21 edition... +

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Feb 21, 2017.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 21:55 

Channel NewsAsia

General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser... +

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors....

 2017-02-20 21:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Man City's Kompany to miss Monaco Champions League match... +

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will miss their Champions League last-16, first leg clash at home to Monaco on Tuesday because of injury, said manager Pep Guardiola....

 2017-02-20 21:30 

The Strait Times

Home page post Budget 2017 - Feb 21, 2017... +

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 2017-02-20 21:30 

The Strait Times

Business Landing Page post Budget 2017 - Feb 21, 2017... +

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 2017-02-20 21:30 

The Strait Times

Singapore Landing Page post Budget 2017 - Feb 21, 2017... +

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 2017-02-20 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy's anti-discrimination chief quits after gay sex club scandal... +

The head of Italy's anti-discrimination office resigned on Monday after accusations that government funds meant to promote diversity projects and tackle racism had been earmarked for gay sex clubs masquerading as cultural centres....

 2017-02-20 21:20 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Body, believed to be of missing hiker Steward Lee, found on top of HDB carpark... +

SINGAPORE - A body, believed to be that of missing hiker Steward Lee, was found at the top level of a multi-storey carpark in Bukit Panjang on Monday evening (Feb 20), the police said. Mr Lee, 27, has been missing since last Friday, sparking a massive sea...

 2017-02-20 21:15 

Channel NewsAsia

South Africa's Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling ANC... +

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday he sees a "difficult political year" for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) but that he saw "green shoots" of economic growth....

 2017-02-20 21:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump names H.R. McMaster as national security advisor... +

President Donald Trump named US Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster as his new national security advisor on Monday, taking over the post left vacant after Michael Flynn's resignation....

 2017-02-20 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Burger King and Tim Hortons owner nears deal to buy Popeyes - sources... +

Restaurant Brands International Inc, owner of the Burger King and Tim Hortons fast-food chains, is nearing a deal to acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Wilmar profit up 70% in Q4 on price, sales boost... +

Higher commodity prices and strong sales helped agribusiness group Wilmar International end the year on a high.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

A giant Paddle Pop in the sky?... +

An unusual rainbow, said to be a rare fire rainbow, caught the eye of residents in several parts of Singapore yesterday afternoon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Giving couples a shot at wedded bliss... +

An Indian groom taking a selfie photo during a mass marriage ceremony in Bhopal, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore stocks down on profit-taking... +

Singapore shares closed lower on profit-taking and insufficient cues from what some traders called an ...

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Clubs' practice plea fails... +

It is set to be a night to showcase their football skills under the iconic dome - the first time an S-League encounter will take place under the new National Stadium's floodlights.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Price hike to secure future supply... +

Water prices in Singapore will increase by up to 30 per cent in two phases, on July 1 this year and July 1 next year, in the country's first price hike for water in 17 years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

A budget for today - and tomorrow... +

Against a backdrop of rapid technological change and global uncertainty, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered a Budget yesterday that addresses Singaporeans' immediate concerns while laying the groundwork for future growth.. Read more at straitst...

 2017-02-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

Fresh herbs add flavour to plain fish... +

It's that time of the year when I look for recipes that deliver maximum flavour but with less bulk and calories, after the mad feasting of recent months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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