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 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Hamilton revving up for inaugural triple-header...

LE CASTELLET (France) Lewis Hamilton can expect a welcome boost in engine power this weekend as Formula One embarks on an unprecedented triple-header at a French Grand Prix returning to the calendar after a decade's absence.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Salmonella scare leads to recall of Kellogg's cereal...

Consumers in Singapore who have bought Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal are advised to dispose of the product immediately due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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KL could extend tax breaks for key foreign investment: Mahathir...

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia could extend new tax incentives for foreign investment in areas such as technology if companies promise to create better-paying jobs for Malaysians, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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'Fixing' RI not the solution to problem of social divide...

When social issues are tossed up in discussions, schools such as Raffles Institution (RI) are believed to perpetuate these problems, with allegations that bringing together high achievers in the classroom breeds elitism and segregation.. Read more at stra...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Wedding comedy lacks depth...

This comedy about Shuyu (Taiwanese actress An) and the series of unfortunate events leading up to her wedding takes an interesting onion-layer approach in its story-telling - it opens with an intriguing scene of a runaway bride making for the hills down a...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Eastspring's Donald Kanak re-elected EU-Asean Business Council chairman...

The EU-Asean Business Council (EU-ABC) has re-elected Mr Donald Kanak as its chairman for a second two-year term, the council said in a press statement yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Odette moves up to No. 28...

Singapore has a new entry on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list, replacing Restaurant Andre which has closed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Van Ness Wu and Singaporean wife split...

TAIPEI It's official. Taiwan-based American singer Van Ness Wu and Singaporean designer Arissa Cheo have divorced after a five-year marriage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Yemeni troops seize control of Hodeida airport...

KHOKHA (Yemen) Yemeni forces seized Hodeida airport yesterday in a major step towards retaking the rebel-held port city after a week of fighting that has left nearly 350 people dead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Unfit Murray may miss Wimbledon...

LONDON Andy Murray has admitted that he may not enter Wimbledon this year. After his comeback ended in defeat at the Queen's Club Championships on Tuesday, the two-time All England Club champion is unsure whether his body can cope with the physical de...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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M&A appetite up among oil and gas firms...

The better economic environment has revived the appetite for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) among oil and gas firms, according to a new report out yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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State Of Play...

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 2018-06-20 21:00 

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With GST scrapped, Malaysia's inflation expected to decline...

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysians, who already enjoy one of South-east Asia's lowest inflation rates, are getting an added boon with the removal of a consumption tax.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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NGO blasts Benetton for ads featuring rescued migrants...

MARSEILLE French charity SOS Mediterranee has blasted clothing giant Benetton over an advertising campaign featuring a photo of migrants being rescued at sea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Crying toddler photo sparks $6.8m of help for migrant families...

NEW YORK It all started with a viral photo of a toddler crying as her mother was detained at the border.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Army combat soldiers get new uniforms that cool faster...

Singapore Armed Forces soldiers are now wearing new, cooler and faster-drying hybrid uniforms when training out in the field, reducing the risk of heat injuries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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KL to reassess troops' presence in Saudi Arabia...

PETALING JAYA The Malaysian government is reassessing the decision of the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) administration to station Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) troops in Saudi Arabia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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A chance for France to stake their claim...

EKATERINBURG With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru today.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Home Briefs: Drink driving suspect arrested after crash...

A 25-year-old driver was arrested for suspected drink driving after an accident with a motorcycle in Marine Parade yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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European firms prefer talks to tariffs on China: Poll...

European firms have the same complaints as American ones about China's unfair practices that disadvantage them, but they reject the US use of trade tariffs to try to change Chinese behaviour.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Japan manufacturers' confidence up for 2nd month...

TOKYO Japanese manufacturers' confidence improved for a second straight month in June but the service sector's mood slumped from May's record high level, a Reuters poll found, suggesting some fragility in the outlook after a first-quarter cont...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Cop jailed one year for being gang member...

A police officer was sentenced to one year in jail yesterday for being a senior member of a secret society and the headman of a motor-cycle gang.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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#stworldcup...

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 2018-06-20 21:00 

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SAF can improve heat injury prevention: Panel...

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) can improve its prevention against heat injuries and its response to them, a review panel has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Toyota gains an edge with $1.4b Grab stake...

TOKYO By pumping US$1 billion (S$1.4 billion) into ride-hailing firm Grab, Toyota Motor Corp stands to gain a passenger-side view of tens of thousands of cars across Southeast Asia, tracking how fast they drive, how far they travel and the time they spend...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Hot Tracks...

How much do we actually know about the composer Jacques Offenbach (1819 to 1880)?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Food as medicine...

Singapore has declared war on diabetes. Among the initiatives to combat the disease, the Ministry of Health has set aside $15 million to support the food industry in developing lower-sugar desserts, sauces and beverages, while the Health Promotion Board a...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Mixed response to rapper's death...

ATLANTA Rap superstar Kanye West wrote:...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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National Institute of Education to get new director...

A new director will head the National Institute of Education (NIE) from July 1, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) announced yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Fans win after own goals by telco Optus...

Telco Optus will allow the World Cup games earmarked for its paid-for streaming service in Australia to be shown for free on government-owned TV channel SBS until the end of the group stage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Asia Briefs: Duterte gives nod to $7.6b military upgrade...

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved a five-year plan to spend 300 billion pesos (S$7.6 billion) to modernise the outdated military, defence officials said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Halting war games with US a joint decision: S. Korea...

South Korea's top diplomat has said the halting of military drills with the United States is a joint decision taken by the two allies, but warned that it can be reversed if things go awry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Top 10 Movies...

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 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Company Briefs: Quantifeed...

Hong Kong-based robo-advice provider Quantifeed has raised US$10 million (S$13.6 million) of Series B funding to open a Singapore office and boost its research and development (R&D) efforts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Ferry in Lake Toba disaster thought to be four times overloaded...

SIMALUNGUN (Sumatra) Divers and an underwater drone yesterday joined a fleet of rescue vessels in Indonesia's search for at least 192 passengers missing two days after an overcrowded wooden ferry sank in one of the world's deepest volcanic lakes, ...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Pyongyang may soon start return of US troop remains...

WASHINGTON North Korea may soon return the first of 200 sets of remains of American soldiers who died during the Korean War, after an agreement reached last week by Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, a US official has said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Trump to sign order to stop separating families...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump yesterday said he would sign an executive order to solve the problem of illegal immigrant families being separated at the southern US border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad.. Read more at strait...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Kim's China trip shows shift in focus to economy...

BEIJING North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yesterday visited an agricultural sciences park and Beijing's rail traffic control centre before wrapping up a two-day visit to Beijing, his third trip to China this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Constitution heeded on Selangor chief minister post: Sultan...

KUALA LUMPUR The Selangor ruler yesterday waded into a controversy involving the appointment of the state's new menteri besar, in an unusual move by a Malaysian sultan to defend his action.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Govt data shows slight gains in health of N. Korean children: UN...

GENEVA New data from North Korea shows a...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Suarez the centurion sends Uruguay to last 16...

Luis Suarez's sense of the occasion was in evidence as he scored Uruguay's opener in the 23rd minute in a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia at the Rostov Arena.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Get fit and fab at SPH's fitness festival...

Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy a weekend of fun at Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) first sports, fitness and lifestyle festival next month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Walt Disney and Pixar get new heads...

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney tapped Frozen film-maker Jennifer Lee to become chief creative officer of its namesake animation studio, helping set a new course for the business after the departure of disgraced visionary John Lasseter.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Cooking science in the lab...

In cooking, agar is widely used in Asian desserts such as agar-agar.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Outclassed and out of Asiad?...

National Under-23 coach Fandi Ahmad used 11 of his substitutes in last night's 2-0 loss to Myanmar's U-23 side to give his players as much international exposure as possible. It was also, however, a lesson in the gulf in standards as the hosts wer...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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New $14m centre aims to improve maritime safety...

A Centre of Excellence in Maritime Safety (CEMS) will open at Singapore Polytechnic (SP) later this year at a cost of $14 million.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Croatia on a stop-Messi mission...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD Argentina's over-reliance on Lionel Messi has led Croatia to believe that they can beat Jorge Sampaoli's men today as long as they keep the Barcelona star striker quiet.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Will Ferrell to star in Eurovision movie...

LOS ANGELES Comedy star Will Ferrell is set to direct and appear in a Netflix movie based on the Eurovision Song Contest, a glitzy annual musical extravaganza known for its over-the-top costumes, media reports said on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Rotate street hawkers at Orchard to stay fresh...

The new study to revive Orchard Road seems to be doing little more than rehashing ideas that have been surfaced over and over again through the years ($1.3m study to help rejuvenate Orchard Rd; June 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-20 21:00 

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Scoot launches service to Berlin, its third long-haul destination...

Budget airline Scoot's inaugural flight to Berlin - its third long-haul service - was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute and cheers as it landed in the German capital at 7am yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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