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 2019-03-20 10:20 

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Indian jeweller Modi arrested in London, British police say...

Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi had been arrested in London on behalf of the Indian authorities, British police said on Wednesday....

 2019-03-20 10:18 

The Strait Times

More news on China with Caixin Global...

Readers can now expect to get more insights into business and politics in China, with a new partnership between The Straits Times and Caixin Global.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 10:14 

The Strait Times

Read more on US-Asia ties with ST's new partnership with Ian Bremmer's GZERO Media...

The Straits Times' partnership with GZERO Media entails a content-sharing agreement between the two news websites. GZERO is a subsidiary of the Eurasia Group founded by well-known American foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2019-03-20 09:58 

The Strait Times

Indian jeweller Modi arrested in London over alleged bank fraud, British police say...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi has been arrested in London on behalf of the Indian authorities, British police said on Wednesday (March 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 09:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Travel vlogger Nas Daily to move to Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Popular travel vlogger Nuseir Yassin, better known as Nas, said on Wednesday (Mar 20) that he will move to Singapore next month. The ......

 2019-03-20 09:56 

The Strait Times

US Air Force commander calls on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen during 3-day visit...

SINGAPORE - The Commander of the United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) met with Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) on Wednesday (March 20) morning, as the US General's three-day introductory visit came to a close.. ...

 2019-03-20 09:53 

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Indonesia's Papua set for mass burial as flood death toll tops 100...

Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua is planning to hold mass burials for the victims of flash floods, as the death toll from the disaster ......

 2019-03-20 09:46 

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China welcomes new Kazakh leader, an 'old friend'...

China on Wednesday welcomed the new president of Kazakhstan as an...

 2019-03-20 09:45 

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Counting the cost: Nissan unpicks Ghosn legacy of 'high-handedness' and 'wrongdoings'...

In September 2007, despite weighty responsibilities at the helm of Nissan Motor Co and alliance partner Renault SA, Carlos Ghosn found time to get ......

 2019-03-20 09:43 

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Piles of pigs: Swine fever outbreaks go unreported in rural China...

BAODING, China: When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry breeding farm in northern China began dying in growing numbers in early January, it looked ......

 2019-03-20 09:43 

The Strait Times

Asian Insider March 20: Morrison vs Erdogan...

Greetings! In today's Asian Insider: Fresh revelations on the Boeing 737 Max 8, Australia is miffed with Erdogan and Japan's abuse shame. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 09:37 

Tech in Asia

Travis Kalanick's fund invests in Indonesian cargo startup...

The startup's run by an ex-Uber exec....

 2019-03-20 09:35 

The Strait Times

James Corden tapped to host Tony Awards again...

NEW YORK (DPA) - The Late Late Show's James Corden will hit the stage again for the 73rd Tony Awards show this summer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 09:27 

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Indonesia's Aceh whips amorous couples...

A group of unmarried couples were whipped in Indonesia's Aceh province on Thursday after they were caught behaving amorously -- a crime under the ......

 2019-03-20 09:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Trial of former Nissan boss Ghosn's expected to start in September: NHK...

The trial of former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn on charges of under-reporting his salary is expected to start in September, public ......

 2019-03-20 09:25 

The Strait Times

Piles of pigs: Swine fever outbreaks go unreported in rural China...

BAODING, CHINA (REUTERS) - When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co Ltd breeding farm in northern China began dying in growing numbers in early January, it looked increasingly likely that the farm had been struck by the much feared African swine fever, an incu...

 2019-03-20 09:21 

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Haka ring out as New Zealand deals with trauma of shootings...

Members of rival New Zealand gangs gathered in unity on Wednesday to slap their thighs, thump their chests and stick out their tongues in a ......

 2019-03-20 09:21 

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Tokyo unveils 'cherry blossom' Olympic torch...

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower ......

 2019-03-20 09:20 

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British PM May to request short delay to Brexit...

Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a divorce deal ratified left the United ......

 2019-03-20 09:12 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Tokyo unveils 'cherry blossom' Olympic torch...

TOKYO (AFP) - Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday (March 20) unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin in coming days.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 09:12 

The Strait Times

Aware extends operating hours of women's helpline after calls rose 32 per cent last year...

SINGAPORE - A 32 per cent rise in calls from women facing issues such as marital problems, abuse or psychological distress last year has led the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware) to expand operations to cope with the increase.. Read mor...

 2019-03-20 09:11 

Channel NewsAsia

SAP signals cloud intent as it ousts top in-house programmers...

When business software company SAP announced in January it would lay off 4,400 staff, Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic described the ......

 2019-03-20 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Bulgaria winger Despodov to miss start of Euro qualifiers...

Winger Kiril Despodov will miss Bulgaria's first Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Friday against Montengero due to muscle fatigue, the Bulgarian ......

 2019-03-20 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia wins best environment story at Asian Environmental Journalism Awards...

SINGAPORE: Fifteen journalists and media outlets were on Wednesday (Mar 20) recognised for their outstanding reporting on environment-related ......

 2019-03-20 09:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Finance manager in scheme that triggered S$8 billion 2013 penny stock crash pleads guilty...

SINGAPORE: A man implicated in a scheme that created the largest losses in any case of market manipulation in Singapore was sentenced to three ......

 2019-03-20 09:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Kenyan police seize US$20 million of counterfeit banknotes from deposit box...

NAIROBI: Kenyan police have seized US$20 million of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of ......

 2019-03-20 09:00 

The Strait Times

Philippines' maritime security and the Mutual Defence Treaty: Daily Inquirer columnist...

MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) -...

 2019-03-20 09:00 

The Strait Times

Fair probe: Korea Herald...

In its editorial, the paper says high-profile crime cases put fairness and independence of law enforcement in South Korea to the test.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Cyclone Trevor causes Australia power outages, set to strengthen...

CAIRNS, Australia: A powerful tropical cyclone that lashed the northeast coast of Australia, closing ports and causing power outages, is expected ......

 2019-03-20 08:58 

The Strait Times

Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund mulls closing London office...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, is considering closing its London office to cut operating costs as uncertainty over the UK's exit from the European Union looms.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:58 

Channel NewsAsia

Expect 'no decision' on Brexit at this week's EU summit: Juncker...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday it was unlikely the EU would reach any decision on Brexit at this week's summit, ......

 2019-03-20 08:56 

The Strait Times

Charity's pop-up market provides fresh healthy food to families in need...

SINGAPORE - With five children under her care, single mother Siti Aidah Abdullah usually does not have much say in what food she and her children eat.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:50 

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Hermes posts 15% rise in net profit on buoyant Asian demand...

PARIS: Upmarket handbag maker Hermes , one of the luxury brands still riding high on strong demand from Asian clients, said on Wednesday (Mar 20) ......

 2019-03-20 08:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan government downgrades economy view as US-China trade war bites...

Japan's government downgraded its assessment of the economy in March for the first time in three years, blaming a bruising U.S.-China trade war ......

 2019-03-20 08:47 

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Crisis at India's Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike...

India's Jet Airways was fighting multiple crises Wednesday after grounding six planes, leaving it with only a third of its fleet flying, while ......

 2019-03-20 08:41 

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China to invite European diplomats to Xinjiang in new diplomatic push...

China will invite Beijing-based European diplomats to visit its far western region of Xinjiang, the foreign ministry told Reuters, furthering its ......

 2019-03-20 08:39 

The Strait Times

Irish trade mission seeks deeper ties with Singapore, Asia with Brexit looming...

SINGAPORE - Four Irish companies have pledged to set up new offices here to strengthen their Asian footprint, during a two-day trade and investment mission to Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:39 

The Strait Times

Schizophrenic given mandatory treatment order for attacking his mother...

SINGAPORE - A man with schizophrenia, who felt that his mother was nagging him, flew into a rage and attacked the elderly woman causing her to suffer two broken ribs and bruises.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:33 

The Strait Times

Santana, CCR's John Fogerty join younger acts like Jay-Z and Janelle Monae at Woodstock 50...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Contemporary heavyweights including Jay-Z and Chance The Rapper will headline this year's Woodstock festival marking the 50th anniversary of the legendary event.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:31 

The Strait Times

Crisis at India's Jet worsens as it grounds planes, faces strike...

MUMBAI (AFP) - India's Jet Airways was fighting multiple crises on Wednesday (March 20) after grounding six planes, leaving it with only a third of its fleet flying, while pilots have threatened to walk out and a major shareholder is reportedly lookin...

 2019-03-20 08:23 

Tech in Asia

What makes China a tough yet exciting market for SaaS...

Moka CEO and co-founder Orion Zhao talks about being a "sea turtle," recruiting and managing talent, and taking on China's SaaS market....

 2019-03-20 08:23 

The Strait Times

Chinese actor Wu Jing named Asia's most handsome face, BlackPink's Lisa tops female list...

SHANGHAI - Wu Jing has scaled a new summit even as he gets busy shooting a Mount Everest film.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-03-20 08:21 

Tech in Asia

With Mobike leaving, Singapore's bike-sharing boom looks over. Here's what's next...

I, for one, welcome our new e-scooter overlords....

 2019-03-20 08:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Club rivalries will not split England camp, says Kane...

England's team spirit under manager Gareth Southgate has helped players from competing clubs to set aside their rivalries when they report for ......

 2019-03-20 08:19 

Channel NewsAsia

'My special little one': A Christchurch father's message to slain son...

John Milne sits on his bed and sobs as he pens an anguished letter to his murdered teenage son Sayyad -- one of 50 people killed in the ......

 2019-03-20 08:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Man sacked, deported from UAE for 'celebrating' Christchurch mosque shootings...

DUBAI: A company in the United Arab Emirates said an employee was fired and deported after he allegedly celebrated the mass killing of Muslims in ......

 2019-03-20 08:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Dongfeng-Nissan JV says mid-term China sales plan has not changed...

Nissan Motor's China joint venture with Dongfeng has not made any changes to its mid-term China sales plan, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on ......

 2019-03-20 08:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Indian girl, 12, 'raped and killed' by brothers, uncle...

Two brothers have been arrested in India for allegedly raping their 12-year-old sister who was later beheaded with a sickle, police said Wednesday....

 2019-03-20 08:13 

The Strait Times

Boeing faces rare criminal probe of certification process after two 737 MAX crashes...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - US federal authorities began a criminal probe of the certification process for the new 737 MAX planes, after the first of two catastrophic crashes since October, according to a person who wasn't authorised to speak about the inv...

 2019-03-20 08:13 

The Strait Times

Miley Cyrus breaks down at memorial service for former The Voice contestant...

LOS ANGELES - Miley Cyrus is a seasoned professional but, on Monday (March 18), she just could not compose herself to sing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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