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 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Getai goes modern at Getai Soul festival... +

There will be no feathers or sequins at the music festival Getai Soul, taking place at Pearls Hill City Park tomorrow and on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

26th European Union Film Festival, The Witch, Everybody Wants Some and Assassination Classroom 2... +

Japanese student Norie Tsuruta travels to Latvia to study the nearly extinct Suiti community.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore-JB cabbies call for brakes on touts... +

Whether you are at City Square mall in Johor Baru (JB) or the Ban San Street terminal near Bugis on any evening, you might find yourself accosted by touts hawking taxi services to ...

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Home Briefs: Women's group appoints its first male CE0... +

The 64-year-old Singapore Muslim Women's Association (PPIS) has appointed its first male chief executive officer (CEO).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Hour at the Museum: The X-Hibition by Leica Camera Asia Pacific... +

The X-Hibition by Leica Camera Asia Pacific showcases photographs taken by seven amateur and semi-professional photographers such as dessert chef Janice Wong and architect-business owner Bu Shukun, each capturing his or her favourite portraits and landsca...

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Best Burger Joint in town?... +

During a trip to New York last year, one of my most memorable meals was not at the three-Michelin- starred Per Se, but at a humble burger joint.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Eric Bana shows his funny side in Netflix comedy... +

Australian actor Eric Bana got his start as a comedian on television, but you would not know it from his movie resume.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Punchlines: May 6, 2016... +

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 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Staying alert to very real terror threat... +

This week's dramatic announcement of a second group of radicalised Bangladeshi workers here has understandably set off questions on a host of issues. Inevitably, the arrests will create some uneasiness about activities of certain groups of foreign wor...

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Check out three outdoor parties this weekend... +

The sweltering heat is not stopping three party organisers from holding their events outdoors this weekend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Don't swat this Robo-roach... +

The cockroach may be the planets most loathed insect, but scientists have recently unveiled a prototype robot that mimics this critters soft body, resilient shell and nimble movements - features that could one day play a key role in search-and-rescue oper...

 2016-05-05 20:56 

The Strait Times

Canadian wildfire explodes in size, forces more evacuations... +

LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (REUTERS) - A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps and shelters north of the city.. Read more at strai...

 2016-05-05 20:55 

Channel NewsAsia

FireEye names Mandia CEO, cuts full-year revenue forecast... +

Cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc said on Thursday that Chief Executive David DeWalt would step down from that role on June 15 and be succeeded by President Kevin Mandia....

 2016-05-05 20:45 

Today Online

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PAP is not better than the SDP: Dr Chee... +

SINGAPORE - Voting for the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) in the Bukit Batok by-election is a "win-win situation", said party chief and candidate Chee Soon Juan in his final appeal to residents of the Single-Member Constituency on Thursday (May 5) night...

 2016-05-05 20:45 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Mercury a black speck as it makes rare transit of sun on Monday... +

CAPE CANAVERAL - Earthlings are in for a treat on Monday (May 9) as Mercury makes a relatively rare transit of the sun. The solar system's smallest, innermost planet will resemble a black dot as it passes in front of our big, bright star. The last time......

 2016-05-05 20:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Dorsey's Square posts better-than-expected revenue... +

Square Inc , the mobile payments company run by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, reported a better-than-expected 51.4 percent jump in quarterly revenue as customers processed more transactions through its network....

 2016-05-05 20:39 

The Strait Times

US stocks flat ahead of April jobs report... +

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street stocks finished little changed on Thursday as investors avoided new bets ahead of Friday's April US jobs report.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 20:36 

Channel NewsAsia

US stocks flat ahead of April jobs report... +

Wall Street stocks finished little changed on Thursday as investors avoided new bets ahead of Friday's April US jobs report....

 2016-05-05 20:35 

Channel NewsAsia

'Call of Duty' maker Activision's revenue, profit beat estimates... +

Activision Blizzard Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit due to strong demand for its popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops III" videogame....

 2016-05-05 20:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Health supplements maker Herbalife sales rise after five quarters of fall... +

Herbalife Ltd's quarterly sales rose 1.3 percent, the first rise after five quarters of decline, as demand increased for its health supplements in North America and China....

 2016-05-05 20:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Teva Pharm finalizing asset sales to clear Allergan deal: source... +

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is finalizing as much as US$2 billion in asset sale agreements to win U.S. antitrust clearance for its US$40.5 billion acquisition of Allergan Plc's generic drug portfolio, according to a source familiar with the matter....

 2016-05-05 20:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil prices rise as wildfire curbs Canada output... +

Petroleum prices finished modestly higher on Thursday as a huge wildfire in Canada's oil-sands region curbed production....

 2016-05-05 20:09 

Today Online

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'Dictator' Duterte facing coup rumours in Philippines... +

MANILA - Anti-establishment Philippine politician Rodrigo Duterte's rollicking ride to presidential favouritism has triggered warnings of a coup should he win next week's election, with opponents warning that he is a dictator in the making. The Philippine...

 2016-05-05 20:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Mexican exhibit sheds light on lives of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera... +

Personal letters, manuscripts and photographs belonging to Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera that had been locked away for decades are the focus of a new exhibition about the lives and relationship of two of Mexico's most celebrated artists....

 2016-05-05 19:57 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

PAP and SDP wrap up campaigning for Bukit Batok by-election with rallies... +

SINGAPORE - The two candidates for the Bukit Batok by-election made their final arguments to voters on Thursday night (May 5) as the official campaign period drew to a close. Friday is Cooling-Off Day, where campaigning is not allowed and election adverti...

 2016-05-05 19:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Indian Lahiri sets clubhouse pace at Quail Hollow... +

Anirban Lahiri took the clubhouse lead as Rory McIroy recovered from a poor start and a case of the hooks to haul his way back into a reasonable position in the Wells Fargo Championship first round on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 19:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Khan pledges to give Alvarez a lesson in the ring... +

Challenger Amir Khan readily accepts that he is a huge underdog for his WBC middleweight title clash with Mexican Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday but has promised to give his much bigger opponent "a boxing lesson"....

 2016-05-05 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Political thriller 'Extreme Prey' tops US fiction bestseller list... +

"Extreme Prey," the latest political thriller from John Sandford, debuted at the top of the U.S. fiction bestseller chart on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 19:36 

The Strait Times

Yen surge threatens Japanese companies: Abe... +

LONDON (AFP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that ...

 2016-05-05 19:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Depression reigns as EU presidents debate future of Europe... +

The presidents of Europe's three main institutions on Thursday presented a bleak picture of the European Union, saying the 28-nation bloc lacked leadership and was descending into petty, nationalistic politics....

 2016-05-05 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Windows 10 spreads to 300 million devices... +

Microsoft announced on Thursday that its latest Windows operating system designed to work on laptops, desktops, smartphones, Xbox One consoles and more is powering 300 million devices around the world....

 2016-05-05 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Leicester provide inspiration to the world-vice-chairman... +

Leicester City's remarkable journey from 5,000-1 outsiders to Premier League champions is an "inspiration for the whole world", says vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha....

 2016-05-05 19:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Thousands flee western Canada's raging wildfires... +

Residents fleeing a voracious wildfire in western Canada's Fort McMurray thronged a tiny hamlet several hours away on Thursday as firefighters battled to contain the raging blaze consuming a huge section of Alberta's oil sands region....

 2016-05-05 19:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Refugees face higher diabetes risk in poor neighborhoods... +

When refugees end up in poor neighborhoods in a new land, they may also end up with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study suggests....

 2016-05-05 19:09 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump hires finance chief as campaign goes national... +

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Donald Trump named a former Goldman Sachs partner as his new finance chairman on Thursday, as the presumptive Republican nominee seeks to raise US$1 billion (S$1.3 billion) for his November showdown with likely Democratic standardbearer...

 2016-05-05 19:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Athletes can trust drug tests despite lab bans - WADA chief... +

With four laboratories under suspension the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency moved on Thursday to reassure jittery athletes that they can have confidence in testing protocols ahead of the Rio Olympics....

 2016-05-05 18:57 

The Strait Times

At least 28 dead in air raids on Syria displaced camp near Turkey: Monitor... +

BEIRUT (AFP) - At least 28 civilians, including women and children, were killed on Thursday in air strikes on a displaced camp in northern Syria near the Turkish border, a monitor said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 18:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Japanese PM hopes for peace progress with Putin... +

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he hoped to make progress on a World War II peace treaty with Russia and a long-simmering territorial dispute in talks on Friday with President Vladimir Putin....

 2016-05-05 18:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Shift in Saudi oil thinking deepens OPEC split... +

As OPEC officials gathered this week to formulate a long-term strategy, few in the room expected the discussions would end without a clash. But even the most jaded delegates got more than they had bargained with....

 2016-05-05 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

SAP teams up with Apple to bring SAP's HANA to iOS... +

Apple Inc is taking another step into the corporate computing world by partnering with SAP to develop apps that run the German company's widely used business software on smartphones and tablets, the two companies said on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 18:39 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Immature Tomic not committed enough - Djokovic... +

MADRID (AFP) - World number one Novak Djokovic has encouraged troubled Australian star Bernard Tomic to take his profession more seriously after he spectacularly gave up in losing to Fabio Fognini at the Madrid Masters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 18:37 

Today Online

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PAPs Murali asks for residents mandate... +

SINGAPORE - Making his final pitch for the Bukit Batok by-election, Mr Murali Pillai of the People's Action Party asked voters to give him a "very strong mandate" so that he could continue to serve them. "This is not about myself, this is about you, servi...

 2016-05-05 18:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Evacuees find safe haven as wildfires engulf Canada oil region... +

Sitting on the tailgate of his truck, strumming his guitar, the only item that he was able to salvage in a hurried evacuation of Fort McMurray as wildfires raged closer to the Canadian oil city, Alan Javierto says: "I just want to go home."...

 2016-05-05 18:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Yen surge threatens Japanese companies: PM Abe... +

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that "drastic fluctuations" in the yen's value risked having a major impact on the trade prospects of Japanese companies....

 2016-05-05 18:23 

The Strait Times

Windows 10 spreads to 300 million devices... +

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Microsoft announced on Thursday that its latest Windows operating system designed to work on laptops, desktops, smartphones, Xbox One consoles and more is powering 300 million devices around the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Israeli shelling kills Gaza woman in first clashes since 2014... +

A Palestinian woman was killed when Israeli tank shells hit her home in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, the second day of exchanges of fire with Hamas fighters....

 2016-05-05 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Weight Watchers shares ride Oprah wave... +

Shares of Weight Watchers International Inc rose nearly 16 percent on Thursday after the weight management company rode the Oprah Winfrey wave to post its first growth in North American subscribers in at least two years....

 2016-05-05 18:08 

The Strait Times

Singer Prince had painkiller Percocet in his system - reports... +

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Music superstar Prince's autopsy found the painkiller Percocet in his system, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and KSTP-TV reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the investigation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 18:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Thousands march at Auschwitz to honour victims... +

Thousands of young Jews from 40 nations marched alongside a handful of Holocaust survivors and Polish teenagers on Thursday in homage to the victims of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau WWII death camp in southern Poland....

 2016-05-05 17:59 

The Strait Times

ST Epaper 20160506... +

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