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 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Soo Kee Group launches bullion business... +

Home-grown jeweller Soo Kee Group yesterday made its foray into the potentially lucrative bullion business, marked by the company as one of its key future growth drivers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Kerry voices support for talks between Philippines and China... +

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he supports the resumption of talks between China and the Philippines over their competing claims in the South China Sea, even as Australia, Japan and the US jointly urged Beijing to abide by a July 12 arbitral tr...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Stepping up support for former drug offenders... +

The Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association's (Sana's) new Step-Up Centre for former offenders seeking financial, emotional and employment support was officially opened by Parliamentary Secretary of Home Affairs Amrin Amin (right) yesterday.. Read mo...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Packed with panty of fun... +

The story: At the end of HK Forbidden Super Hero (2013), Kyosuke Shikijo (Ryohei Suzuki) - in his alter-ego as Hentai Kamen (literally, Pervert Mask) - has defeated villain Tamao Ogane (Tsuyoshi Muro).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

No regret over cutting-edge protest... +

CHICAGO Pitcher Chris Sale says it was the Chicago White Sox putting ...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

The triathlete's ideal toolkit... +

The Polar V800 Javier Gomez Noya Special Edition is an updated version of last year's premium GPS running watch, theV800, with more accessories for triathletes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Blonds have more fun... +

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 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Music reviews: 16 years after their debut album, The Avalanches return with another masterpiece... +

To say that there is a gap between the release of Australian electronic trio The Avalanches' debut and sophomore albums is an understatement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Employment Pass holders must soon have higher minimum pay... +

From January next year, foreign professionals will need to be paid at least $3,600 a month if firms want to hire them on Employment Passes (EPs), up from $3,300 now.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Company briefs :Sheng Siong Group... +

Supermarket operator Sheng Siong Group reported an 11.3 per cent rise in second quarter net profit to $15.2 million.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

SIA Engg's Q1 profits surge to $200m... +

First-quarter net profit at Singapore Airlines' engineering arm jumped almost five-fold to $198.4 million, mainly due to gains from the divestment of subsidiaries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise... +

SAN FRANCISCO When senior Yahoo executives gathered for a management retreat in 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Fullerton eyes defence, China real estate... +

Demand for Asian fixed-income assets continues to rise as investors remain stuck in a low-growth world where bond yields in many developed markets have dipped below zero.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Medallist hit by ban... +

Five canoeists, including a gold medallist and a five-time world champion, and two modern pentathletes became the latest Russian competitors to be banned from next month's Rio Olympics after an explosive report revealed state-run doping across Russian...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

The wonders behind the game when Lego and Star Wars join forces... +

Having played a couple of Lego- based movie games, it never fails to fascinate me whenever a new title is released. I enjoy discovering how that familiar Lego signature is mashed with the source material into something that is fun to play for many hours.....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Raise a toast to imperfect mums... +

Mila Kunis' biggest worry as a new mother is that one-year-old Wyatt, her daughter with husband Ashton Kutcher, is going to be spoilt rotten.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Human analytics and the future of work... +

Factory workers at the Western Electric Company, based just outside 1920s Chicago, were found to be more motivated and productive because of social factors rather than monetary incentives and good working conditions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sanders supporters march in protest... +

Waves of protesters marched from Philadelphia's City Hall to the Democratic National Convention site at Wells Fargo Centre, with some attempting to climb barricades manned by police, showing frustration and disunity among Democrats on the first day of...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Buzzing: LVMH to sell Donna Karan... +

For only the second time in its almost 30-year history, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the largest luxury conglomerate in the world, is selling a fashion brand.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Taking research fraud seriously... +

A data falsification scandal in publicly funded research, which has rocked three Singapore institutions, provides another wake-up call to the academic community to guard against the abuse of the trust placed in scholarship. The misdeeds of the fraudulent ...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Man gets jail and cane for trying to rob teen girl... +

Desperate for money, a man followed a teenager walking alone into a residential estate in Upper Thomson to rob her.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Aussie PM orders probe into abuse of teen inmates... +

SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of a video showing prison guards tear gassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded boy to a chair.. Read m...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Michelle, the belle of the party... +

PHILADELPHIA (Pennsylvania) Democrats divided over the future of their party agreed on at least one thing as their national convention opened in Philadelphia: Mrs Michelle Obama was a star.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Matt Damon is fine that the Jason Bourne franchise is now bigger than just him... +

The O.J. is back. The Original Jason - or, some might say, the Only Jason - is returning this week to the cinema for the fifth movie bearing the Bourne name.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

The name's Bong - Agent Bong... +

Agent Bong - bong means help in Cantonese - was released in Hong Kong in April last year, and began operations in Singapore early this year. The platform is an app available on both iOS and Android app stores.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

The audacity of hope - from the Russian side of the curtain, presumably... +

PHILADELPHIA Any suggestion that a US presidential candidate could be in cahoots with Moscow would, in previous eras, have spelt instant political disaster. But the times are changing. On Monday, the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump felt able...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sendhelper screens the suppliers... +

Sendhelper was launched in May last year, and is available as an app on both iOS and Android devices.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

PSLE changes: Mixed effects on pupils of different abilities... +

From 2021, the current PSLE T-score system will be replaced by eight wider grade bands. The revamp is intended to reduce the over-emphasis that parents and pupils currently place on academic achievement and to shift emphasis towards a child's holistic...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Democrats' convention off to bad start... +

The Democratic National Convention got off to a nightmare start for Mrs Hillary Clinton, as delegates upset with the treatment of Senator Bernie Sanders filled the first day with just the sort of yelling, bickering and heckling the party had tried so hard...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Priest killed in France; ISIS claims attack... +

PARIS Two men stormed a parish church in northern France yesterday morning and took several hostages, killing a priest and critically injuring another person before both attackers were shot dead by police.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Grace and speed on the ice at The Rink in JCube... +

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 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

MCT selling new units to raise at least $1b for acquisition... +

Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) is selling new units to raise a minimum of $1.02 billion to partially fund the acquisition of the office and business park components of Mapletree Business City (Phase 1).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Disquiet as citizens clamour for end to terror madness ... +

Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has ordered the police and security services to boost their presence at airports and train stations and carry out stop-and-search operations across the country after a Syrian asylum seeker who blew himsel...

 2016-07-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bangladeshi cops kill 9 suspects 'planning mass attack'... +

DHAKA Bangladeshi police yesterday killed nine suspected extremists believed to be planning another mass attack following a deadly cafe assault this month, the country's police chief said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 20:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Dow slips ahead of Fed's policy announcement... +

The Dow finished in the red on Tuesday, in part due to disappointing results from McDonald's, as investors awaited a policy announcement by the US Federal Reserve....

 2016-07-26 20:46 

The Strait Times

Dow falls on weak McDonald's earnings... +

NEW YORK (AFP) - The Dow finished in the red Tuesday (July 26), in part due to disappointing results from McDonald's, as investors awaited a policy announcement by the US Federal Reserve.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-07-26 20:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Tinder owner Match Group's revenue rises more than expected... +

Match Group Inc , owner of dating services Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid, reported a bigger-than-expected increase in quarterly revenue as more people signed up for paid subscriptions....

 2016-07-26 20:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple sells more iPhones than expected in third quarter... +

Apple Inc's iPhone sales fell for the second straight quarter, although the 15 percent drop was less than feared....

 2016-07-26 20:35 

Channel NewsAsia

IOC's Bach is part of doping problem, says discus champion Harting... +

Germany's Olympic discus champion Robert Harting has launched a stinging attack on International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, describing him as part of the problem in the fight against doping....

 2016-07-26 20:35 

Today Online

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India's parliament passes controversial child labor bill... +

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's parliament on Tuesday approved a controversial law that would allow children to work for family businesses, despite widespread concern by the United Nations and other rights advocates that it will push more...

 2016-07-26 20:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Dow falls on weak McDonald's earnings... +

The Dow finished in the red on Tuesday, in part due to disappointing results from McDonald's, as investors awaited a policy announcement by the US Federal Reserve....

 2016-07-26 20:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Gasoline glut worries hit US oil prices... +

Oil prices in New York dipped on Tuesday but edged up in London as lofty levels of product supplies again pressured the market....

 2016-07-26 20:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Man shot in Swedish mall, no links to militants - police... +

An unidentified assailant shot and wounded a man in a shopping mall in the Swedish city of Malmo on Tuesday, but police said the attack had nothing to do with recent Islamist militant violence elsewhere in Europe....

 2016-07-26 20:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Twitter reports slowest quarterly revenue growth since IPO... +

Twitter Inc reported its slowest growth in quarterly revenue since going public in 2013 as the company faces intensifying competition from fast-growing competitors such as Snapchat and Instagram....

 2016-07-26 20:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Hillary poised for nomination as Bill seeks Democrats' unity... +

Hillary Clinton stood poised to formally win her party's presidential nomination on Tuesday, as her husband Bill was tasked with the speech of the night - steeling fractious Democrats for the White House fight against Republican Donald Trump....

 2016-07-26 20:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite - aide... +

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has decided not to attend the torch ceremony opening the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, an aide said on Tuesday, one day after she said in an interview she would not play second fiddle to interim President Michel Temer...

 2016-07-26 20:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

1MDB says 2013, 2014 audited financial statements should be disregarded... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Troubled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) has decided that its 2013 and 2014 audited financial statements should be disregarded, pending a court decision on the civil lawsuit filed by the United States last week to recover more than US$1...

 2016-07-26 19:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Air France week-long strike to see cancellations... +

Air France said on Tuesday a week-long strike from Wednesday by flight crews will see the carrier scrap 30 percent of domestic and medium-haul flights at the height of the busy holiday period....

 2016-07-26 19:43 

Channel NewsAsia

Spain calls in army as wildfire reaches nature reserve... +

Spanish troops intervened on Tuesday as a wildfire near the eastern city of Valencia spread to a nature reserve after laying waste to some 1,400 hectares of land, regional authorities said....

 2016-07-26 19:30 

Channel NewsAsia

China's LeEco to buy US TV maker Vizio for US$2 billion... +

China's Le Holdings Co Ltd , also known as LeEco, said on Tuesday it would buy U.S. consumer electronics company Vizio Inc for US$2 billion....

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