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 2018-12-10 09:12 

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2 dead, 12 injured after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG: Two people were killed and 12 injured when a runaway bus mounted a pavement and ran over several pedestrians in North Point on Monday ......

 2018-12-10 09:12 

Tech in Asia

Grants, incubators, and more: Here's how the Singapore government helps entrepreneurs...

More than 35 percent of founders and investors in Southeast Asia named Singapore as their first choice for establishing a startup....

 2018-12-10 09:11 

Channel NewsAsia

UN Secretary General seeks to promote global migration pact amid objections...

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to promote a global pact on migrant flows at a U.N. conference in Morocco on Monday, saying ......

 2018-12-10 09:08 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Bucks beat Raptors again in Eastern Conference showdown, DeRozan leads Spurs over Jazz...

(REUTERS) - Malcom Brogdon made two three-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night (Dec 9).. Read more at...

 2018-12-10 09:00 

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Israel joins anti-illegal funding body FATF...

Israel has been accepted as a member of a global inter-governmental body dedicated to combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a step ......

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Maid jailed for stuffing chilli padi into girl's mouth, hitting her...

SINGAPORE: An Indonesian domestic helper stuffed a chilli padi into the mouth of the seven-year-old girl she had been tasked to look after, before ......

 2018-12-10 08:57 

Tech in Asia

In brief: Google acquires Indian train timetable app...

Where Is My Train is said to be among the country's most-downloaded transportation apps....

 2018-12-10 08:52 

The Strait Times

Football: Former Man United star Park Ji-sung offers to quit S. Korea part-time youth role, distance a possible issue...

SEOUL (AFP) - Former Manchester United star midfielder Park Ji-sung has offered to step down from his youth administrative role at South Korea's football association, officials said on Monday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:46 

Channel NewsAsia

EU foreign ministers hope British parliament approves Brexit deal...

The European Union's foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday hoped the UK parliament would approve the bloc's Brexit deal with British ......

 2018-12-10 08:45 

Tech in Asia

A surprising number of countries now accept WeChat Pay or Alipay...

This is how Chinese tourists are taking their mobile payment methods global....

 2018-12-10 08:42 

The Strait Times

Global cleaning giant ISS to shed 100,000 jobs as it exits 13 countries...

COPENHAGEN (BLOOMBERG) - ISS of Denmark, the world's largest cleaning company, is planning to get rid of about 100,000 jobs - representing a fifth of its global workforce - as it exits 13 countries that were among its least profitable markets.. Read m...

 2018-12-10 08:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping Britain nuclear project...

Hitachi Ltd shares rose as much as 2.9 percent on Monday after Japan's TV Asahi reported the firm is considering scrapping its 3 trillion yen (US$26....

 2018-12-10 08:35 

The Strait Times

Gamer charged by Australian police after 'livestreaming assault'...

SYDNEY (AFP) - A Sydney gamer heard on a livestream allegedly hitting a woman was charged with assault by Australian police Monday (Dec 10), after the incident went viral on social media.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:29 

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7 terror suspects, including Abu Sayyaf member, arrested in Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian counter-terrorism police have arrested seven terror suspects, including a member of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group ......

 2018-12-10 08:27 

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EU Court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally...

LUXEMBOURG: Europe's top court ruled Monday (Dec 10) that Britain could halt Brexit without the approval of fellow EU member states, in a victory ......

 2018-12-10 08:26 

The Strait Times

TTSH dental patients treated with non-sterile equipment, may be at risk of infection...

SINGAPORE - Some patients had been treated with non-sterile equipment at Tan Tock Seng Hospital's (TTSH) dental clinic last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:23 

The Strait Times

Two dead after runaway school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG - Two people were killed and more than 10 others injured after a runaway school bus mounted a pavement in Hong Kong on Monday (Dec 10), South China Morning Post reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:23 

The Strait Times

Beyonce sings at concert to celebrate wedding of Indian tycoon's daughter...

MUMBAI - Even Singapore Airlines got a wedding...

 2018-12-10 08:22 

Tech in Asia

In brief: Paktor owner M17 Entertainment nets $25m in fresh funding...

The company will invest in R&D to boost technical capabilities and diversify its content....

 2018-12-10 08:21 

The Strait Times

UK can unilaterally stop Brexit: EU court...

LUXEMBOURG (REUTERS) - The European Union's top court ruled on Monday (Dec 10) that the British government may unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the bloc, without consulting the other member states.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:21 

Channel NewsAsia

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres to build its largest Singapore facility in Loyang...

The STT Loyang facility is expected to be completed by mid-2020....

 2018-12-10 08:20 

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South Korean taxi driver sets himself on fire in protest over carpool app...

A South Korean taxi driver set himself on fire and died on Monday to protest a carpooling service proposed by a company that operates the ......

 2018-12-10 08:13 

The Strait Times

Chinese fan blames Hong Kong actor Hugo Wong for her pregnancy...

HONG KONG - TVB actor Hugo Wong has been accused by a fan of abandoning her after she got pregnant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:10 

The Strait Times

Germany thrown into transport chaos as railworkers strike over wages...

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) - Germany was plunged into transport chaos on Monday (Dec 10) as most train services were halted by a railworkers' strike over pay, affecting millions of passengers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:08 

The Strait Times

Lion Air says November passenger numbers fell less than 5% after deadly crash...

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Lion Air said on Monday (Dec 10) that passenger numbers dropped by less than 5 per cent in November compared to a year earlier, after one of its Boeing Co 737 MAX jets crashed in late October killing all 189 people on board.. Read more...

 2018-12-10 08:01 

The Strait Times

Court orders 18-month probation for youth who ganged up with father to assault two men...

SINGAPORE- A 17-year-old, who found out that the boyfriend of his former girlfriend was looking for him near his home, told his father about the matter and both ganged up to attack the man.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Everton's Silva backs Richarlison to keep finding the net...

Everton manager Marco Silva is happy with the performances of his Brazilian forward Richarlison so far but says he has the potential to deliver ......

 2018-12-10 07:48 

The Strait Times

Chinese police detain prominent 'house' church leaders, members in latest move against unofficial religious groups...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China's most prominent Protestant...

 2018-12-10 07:30 

The Strait Times

Singtel's Dash e-wallet goes global with Visa and Apple Pay...

SINGAPORE - Apple fans can now use near-field communication (NFC) or tap-and-go technology, not just QR codes, to pay merchants worldwide with Singtel's mobile wallet app, Dash.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

'Time has come' - Chinese police detain prominent 'house' church leaders...

BEIJING: Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China's most prominent Protestant...

 2018-12-10 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

'Time has come': Chinese police detain prominent 'house' church leaders...

BEIJING: Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China's most prominent Protestant...

 2018-12-10 07:00 

The Strait Times

Money FM podcast: The Hot Seat - Fading momentum for 2019 global growth...

Chief economist and managing director for DBS group research Taimur Baig, shares his economic outlook for next year in this Money FM podcast.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:58 

Tech in Asia

A company was sold at $100m in 20 months. Welcome to the crazy world of startups....

Recently, our writer Jack Ellis told the incredible story on the fast rise and exit of Spin....

 2018-12-10 06:51 

The Strait Times

Malaysia police nab 7 suspected extremists linked to ISIS, Abu Sayyaf...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police said on Monday (Dec 10) they have thwarted terror plots with the arrests of six men and a woman with suspected militant links in a four-state swoop.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:50 

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Standard Chartered cuts jobs in UAE retail bank: sources...

Standard Chartered is cutting jobs in its retail bank in the United Arab Emirates, in part as more customers move to digital services, people ......

 2018-12-10 06:50 

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Standard Chartered cuts jobs in UAE retail bank: Sources...

DUBAI: Standard Chartered is cutting jobs in its retail bank in the United Arab Emirates, in part as more customers move to digital services, ......

 2018-12-10 06:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant...

TOKYO: Japanese prosecutors formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant ......

 2018-12-10 06:34 

The Strait Times

Global Migrant Festival in Singapore draws links among migration, labour and art...

SINGAPORE - From factory worker poets to libraries for foreign domestic helpers, a new festival this weekend aims to draw links among migration, labour and art around the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Indian state elections could halt Prime Minister Modi's winning streak...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of ......

 2018-12-10 06:27 

Channel NewsAsia

Campaigning underway in Bangladesh polls amid opposition arrests...

DHAKA: There is no opposition candidate for prime minister, hundreds of people have been arrested and incumbent premier Sheikh Hasina stands ......

 2018-12-10 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby Australia to decide on Cheika future by Christmas...

A decision on the future of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika should be...

 2018-12-10 06:23 

The Strait Times

New look and improved reader experience for The New Paper app...

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - If you follow The New Paper via the TNP app, you may have noticed some changes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan's SoftBank prices IPO, to raise US$23.5 billion with overallotment...

SoftBank Corp priced its initial public offering (IPO) at 1,500 yen per share and will sell an additional 160 million shares to meet strong ......

 2018-12-10 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

SoftBank's blockbuster IPO reaches US$23.5 billion after extra share sale...

SoftBank Corp priced its initial public offering (IPO) at 1,500 yen per share and will sell an additional 160 million shares to meet strong ......

 2018-12-10 06:20 

The Strait Times

Culture Vulture: Reading online comments instead of the text can be revealing and rewarding...

SINGAPORE - Last week, I learned that helicopters and pterodactyls have more in common with each other than meets the eye.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Gamer charged by Australia police after 'livestreaming assault'...

SYDNEY: A Sydney gamer heard on a livestream allegedly hitting a woman was charged with assault by Australian police Monday, after the incident ......

 2018-12-10 06:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Badminton: Lee Chong Wei to seek cancer all-clear before resuming training...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian badminton great Lee Chong Wei is to seek the all-clear from his doctors in Taiwan after his treatment for nose cancer, and ......

 2018-12-10 06:02 

The Strait Times

Theresa May faces decision day on whether to delay ill-fated Brexit vote...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - British Prime Minister Theresa May must decide on Monday (Dec 10) whether to put her Brexit deal to a vote in Parliament this week and risk a humiliating defeat that could plunge the United Kingdom into unprecedented political chaos.....

 2018-12-10 06:01 

The Strait Times

Book review: A history of human guilt in Sarah Perry's gorgeous, grisly Gothic novel Melmoth...

FICTION. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:00 

Tech in Asia

China has an "ethics committee for online games" but nobody knows what that means...

Nine games have allegedly been banned, but we don't know which ones....

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