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 2017-03-29 22:28 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Fognini stuns Nishikori in Miami... +

MIAMI (AFP) - Italian Fabio Fognini, ranked 40th in the world, upset second seed Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Wednesday (March 29).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, March 30 edition... +

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, March 30, 2016.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:42 

Channel NewsAsia

US senator warns of Russian interference in French election... +

The head of the powerful Senate Intelligence Committee warned on Wednesday that Russia is interfering in the French election just as it did in the US presidential campaign last year....

 2017-03-29 21:38 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka becomes unpaid White House employee... +

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Ivanka Trump said on Wednesday (March 29) she would work in the White House in an unpaid, informal advisory role to the President as she sought to allay ethics concerns about working there.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Rare image of younger Harriet Tubman to be auctioned in New York... +

A photograph of Harriet Tubman, believed to be the earliest-known image of the anti-slavery crusader and showing her as younger than she is normally depicted, will go up for auction in New York on Thursday....

 2017-03-29 21:28 

The Strait Times

Small British territory of Gibraltar says it will 'be no victim of Brexit'... +

GIBRALTAR (AFP) - Gibraltar will ...

 2017-03-29 21:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Banned Turkish distance runners to lose Olympic medals... +

Turkish female distance runners Elvan Abeylegesse and Gamze Bulut are set to be stripped of silver medals from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games after being handed bans for doping on Wednesday....

 2017-03-29 21:22 

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Amos Yee remains detained in the US despite being granted asylum... +

SINGAPORE - Singaporean teen blogger Amos Yee remains detained in the United States despite being granted asylum last Friday, the law firm representing him said. Amos, 18, has been detained in the US since Dec 16 last year. In a media update on Wednesday....

 2017-03-29 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Konta into Miami Open semi-finals after Halep battle... +

Britain's Johanna Konta fought back from a set down to beat Romania's Simon Halep 3-6, 7-6(9/7), 6-2 and claim a spot in the semi-finals of the Miami Open on Wednesday....

 2017-03-29 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

HPV vaccination during pregnancy show no ill effects... +

New evidence from a Danish nationwide study suggests that Sanofi Pasteur's quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV), marketed as Gardasil, is not dangerous in the unusual case when it is inadvertently given during early pregnancy....

 2017-03-29 21:19 

The Strait Times

Oil shares gain as US stocks end mostly higher... +

NEW YORK (AFP) - Gains by petroleum-linked shares helped US stocks finish mostly higher on Wednesday (March 29) amid lingering uncertainty over Britain's move to formally launch negotiations to leave the European Union.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil shares gain as US stocks end mostly higher... +

Gains by petroleum-linked shares helped US stocks finish mostly higher on Wednesday amid lingering uncertainty over Britain's move to formally launch negotiations to leave the European Union....

 2017-03-29 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil eyeing presidential visit to White House - sources... +

Brazilian and U.S. officials are in talks about a White House visit by President Michel Temer to discuss bilateral trade and investment issues, two sources in Temer's office said on Wednesday....

 2017-03-29 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Suicide truck bomb kills at least 17 in south Baghdad - police sources... +

A suicide truck bomb blew up at a checkpoint in the south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 60, police sources said....

 2017-03-29 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel says to cut another US$2 million from its UN contribution... +

Israel said on Wednesday it would cut a further US$2 million (1.61 million) from its already reduced contribution this year to the United Nations in protest at resolutions taken against it at the world body's various forums....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Missing Taiwan activist: China says he is suspect in probe over security... +

BEIJING A Taiwanese man who had gone missing in China is being investigated on suspicion of harming national security, China's government said yesterday, in a case that has caused alarm on the self-ruled and democratic island Beijing claims as its ow...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

MRT pioneer Terry Hulme dies, aged 88... +

MRT pioneer Terry Hulme, who mentored scores of civil engineers and helped with the rescue of survivors during the Hotel New World collapse, has died after a brief illness at the age of 88.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

The little voice that wants to be heard... +

He does not have a glittering CV in football or any other sport.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Trump faces bruising battle over coal order... +

WASHINGTON By signing an executive order to undo Obama-era regulations to curb greenhouse gas emissions, President Donald Trump has set himself up for a bruising fight with US states and green groups who view the decision as a setback to global efforts t...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Blanket bag lookalike sells well... +

It looks like a blanket bag out of your grandmothers closet, but Balenciagas Blanket Square tote seems to be selling well here, despite the flak it has received.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tokyo signals shift in pacifist stance... +

Japan will deploy its largest warship, the Izumo, through the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean in May and put its sister ship, Kaga, into service last week in what analysts say amounts to a show of force against Beijing's militarisation of a waterw...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

25 years' jail for duo behind Malaysia terror act... +

KUALA LUMPUR Two men have been sentenced to 25 years in jail each for throwing a hand grenade and injuring eight people at the Movida nightclub in Puchong last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Shuran posts PB at world C'ships... +

Yu Shuran made a historic debut for Singapore at the International Skating Union World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki yesterday and came tantalisingly close to creating another milestone. But it was not to be.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Ex-SJI school ahead of curve in architecture ... +

It seems improbable that the defining architectural features of the old St Joseph's Institution (SJI) campus came about by accident.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

US, Japan test Xi with Taiwan outreach ahead of Trump meet... +

HONG KONG The United States and Japan are taking steps towards upgrading ties with Taiwan, risking a run-in with China as President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping prepare for a first meeting in Florida next week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

24 win gold, silver at Best Asian Restaurants awards... +

It may be only six months old, but modern Chinese restaurant VLV at Clarke Quay has already emerged a front runner in the dining scene here.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

HDB farmers in a concrete jungle ... +

Whoever says you need a big plot of land to be a farmer has never met Ms Kit Yong, 56.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Vikander as Lara Croft... +

The first pictures of Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, 28, as Lara Croft in the reboot of the action film Tomb Raider have been released.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Quick fix for skin... +

To cater to the time-strapped individual, more skincare labels and spas are now offering express facials that take 30 minutes or less.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Returning Sharapova cites fight for 'truth'... +

RANCHO MIRAGE Maria Sharapova says she feels vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension, adding that she ...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Dynamic pricing for cabs kicks off... +

Grab's new dynamic pricing option for taxis was rolled out yesterday, with commuters generally giving it positive reviews as fares were fixed upfront and on occasion cheaper.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Man found dead inside belly of python... +

JAKARTA An Indonesian man has been found dead inside the belly of a 7m-long python, according to a local media report.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Real would pay world-record fee for Hazard: Calderon... +

LONDON Real Madrid's public pursuit of Eden Hazard continued on Tuesday with the Spanish football club's former president, Ramon Calderon, suggesting that they would be prepared to pay Chelsea a world-record 100 million (S$173.62 million) transfe...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

We can all do our part to strengthen cyber security... +

We thank Mr Darren Chan for his letter stating that a collective effort among agencies is needed to deter impersonators from setting up fake social media accounts (Adopt a strong stance against impersonation in cyberspace; March 22).. Read more at straits...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Nuclear power: More bad than good... +

Safety is just one of the reasons why it is not feasible for Singapore to opt for nuclear power (Nuclear power merits consideration as one of multiple energy sources; last Monday).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Track pop stardom with an app... +

LOS ANGELES When her debut album is released in June, pop singer Verite will be able to learn in hours how much she is making just by looking at her mobile phone.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Lively exchange on role of the media at Big Quiz talk... +

The media needs to take charge and lead the way in providing accurate information in an environment dominated by fake news now.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Samsung seeks to woo back users with new S8... +

Samsung launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, yesterday, at a crucial period for the company as it seeks to shake off the damage from a global recall of its Note7 handsets and the arrest of its vice-chairman.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Furore as chess boss denies resigning... +

MOSCOW International chess governing body Fide was plunged into controversy on Tuesday after announcing its long-time president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov had resigned in a statement which he has dismissed as ...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

143 volunteers ready to help young suspects... +

They will sit by a young suspect's side during a police interview, intervene if the teen appears agitated or unable to understand a question, and take notes of the entire process.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Beijing to hold direct talks with Manila... +

MANILA China and the Philippines will hold direct talks on their maritime dispute in May, Filipino officials said yesterday, as President Rodrigo Duterte seeks stronger economic ties with Beijing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Plans to turn Kallang River area into a lifestyle hub... +

As Singapore's longest river traces its sinuous route from Lower Peirce Reservoir to the coast in Nicoll Highway, expressways and industrial estates take a toll on the scenery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Influence of Bugis in many place names... +

Mention ...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

EU blocks takeover of London Stock Exchange... +

BRUSSELS European Union regulators dealt a final blow to Deutsche Boerse's planned takeover of London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group, a symbolic block on EU-UK integration, on the same day that Britain formally served notice of its decision to quit the E...

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

TV host scores lead role in Crazy Rich Asians... +

Singapore-based host-presenter Henry Golding has landed the lead role in the upcoming big- screen adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians, according to an exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Studios sprinkle stardust on CinemaCon... +

LAS VEGAS Some of Hollywood's biggest movie studios took centre stage at CinemaCon on Tuesday - bringing a vast array of stars to promote their upcoming slates of blockbusters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

HK mall accident sparks debate on safety of long escalators... +

HONG KONG Last week's shocking escalator accident at a busy shopping mall has renewed debate on whether long escalators are more likely to malfunction.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Missing attacker caused victim's death in 2015 brawl... +

A dispute over donations led to a brawl that left catering safety officer Tay Eng Soon, 53, dead after his attacker punched his face twice.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

Rise in starting salaries for SUTD grads... +

The starting salary for graduates from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) has gone up, a survey released yesterday showed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-29 21:00 

The Strait Times

How Asean's vision can jive with China's belt and road initiative... +

Asean members face a number of challenges, including internal divisions and the fact that good infrastructure is desperately needed for smaller and poorer members to attract foreign direct investment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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