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 2019-10-14 02:21 

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Hong Kong gears up for another protest after latest weekend of unrest...

Hong Kong activists plan to rally on Monday evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with ......

 2019-10-14 02:09 

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Under-pressure Australian banks face fresh inquiry...

Australia on Monday announced the country's consumer watchdog would investigate mortgage pricing after the country's largest banks refused to pass ......

 2019-10-14 02:08 

The Strait Times

Siemens, Alstom to set up signalling simulation centres here: Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan...

SINGAPORE - Engineering groups Siemens and Alstom will be setting up signalling simulation centres for the Downtown and Thomson-East Coast lines in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 02:06 

The Strait Times

Lawyer Jeffrey Ong, allegedly linked to missing $33 million, faces 4 new charges...

SINGAPORE - A lawyer who vanished after more than $33 million parked at his firm went missing was on Monday (Oct 14) slapped with four new charges, including one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) as an attorney.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 01:36 

The Strait Times

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35...

TOKYO (AFP) - Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching on Monday (Oct 14) for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 01:24 

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Gymnastics: Nikita Nagornyy claims vault gold as Russia enjoy landmark week at world championships...

STUTTGART (REUTERS) - Nikita Nagornyy won the vault title for his third gold medal at the world gymnastics championships in Stuttgart, while teammate Artur Dalaloyan ensured a one-two Russian finish on Sunday (Oct 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 01:18 

Tech in Asia

On growing up, getting big, and doing great...

It's always heartening to see the region's tech community get together. We haven't reached our goal yet, but the signs are looking very promising....

 2019-10-14 01:10 

The Strait Times

Singapore-listed Yoma in tie-up with Ayala unit for renewable energy projects in Myanmar...

SINGAPORE - Myanmar-focused Yoma Strategic Holdings said on Monday (Oct 14) it will form a strategic partnership with AC Energy, the energy platform of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corporation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 01:02 

The Strait Times

France says securing military in Syria as US begins withdrawal...

PARIS (REUTERS) - France said on Monday (Oct 14) it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in north-eastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area following a Turkish offensive again...

 2019-10-14 01:00 

The Strait Times

Asia shares cheered by US-China trade progress...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Asian share markets pushed higher on Monday (Oct 14) as signs of progress in the US-China trade standoff whetted risk appetites, while pressuring safe-haven bonds and the yen.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 00:59 

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Golf: Sweden's Jesper Parnevik misses chance for 'mulligan' in rare rules incident...

CARY, NORTH CAROLINA (REUTERS) - A bizarre incident involving Swede Jesper Parnevik during a professional tournament on Sunday (Oct 13) was so unusual that officials had to consult the game's ruling body for clarification.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2019-10-14 00:54 

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Singing and dancing, Haitians flock to streets in anti-government protest...

Thousands of Haitians packed the streets in Port-Au-Prince on Sunday to call for President Jovenel Moise's resignation, singing and dancing in a ......

 2019-10-14 00:40 

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Parnevik misses chance for 'mulligan' in rare rules incident...

A bizarre incident involving Swede Jesper Parnevik during a professional tournament on Sunday was so unusual that officials had to consult the ......

 2019-10-14 00:40 

The Strait Times

Athletics: Brigid Kosgei pays tribute to crowds as she shatters Paula Radcliffe's marathon world record in Chicago...

CHICAGO (REUTERS/AFP/NYTIMES) - Kenyan Brigid Kosgei broke Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old women's marathon world record but former Alberto Salazar-coached athletes, including Mo Farah, were never a factor in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday (Oct 13)....

 2019-10-14 00:35 

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Supporters of Tunisia's Saied celebrate his projected presidential win...

Independent candidate Kais Saied won a clear victory in Sunday's presidential election in Tunisia, two exit polls projected, although no official ......

 2019-10-14 00:35 

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Lanto a name to remember with Houston Open victory...

Lanto Griffin will be known for more than his unusual name after winning the Houston Open by one stroke on Sunday....

 2019-10-14 00:30 

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Penalty gives Sao Paulo 1-0 win over city rival Corinthians...

A second half penalty from Reinaldo was enough to give Sao Paulo a 1-0 win over city rivals Corinthians in front of 37,000 home fans on Sunday....

 2019-10-14 00:26 

The Strait Times

Stocks to watch: F&N, Tuan Sing, Yoma Strategic, GKE Corp, Hatten Land, ASL Marine...

SINGAPORE - The following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Monday (Oct 14):. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 00:25 

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MAS reduces pace of appreciation for Singdollar 'slightly' amid slow growth...

SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is reducing the pace of the Singapore dollar's appreciation "slightly", in line with market ......

 2019-10-14 00:20 

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FIFPro calls for halt to women's football tournament in Quito amid unrest...

Global footballers' union FIFPro on Sunday called for the suspension of the women's Copa Libertadores tournament in Ecuador as several players ......

 2019-10-14 00:15 

The Strait Times

Malaysian police chasing terror money trail of suspects linked to militant group Tamil Tigers...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police is pursuing the terrorism money trail of arrested Malaysians linked to the banned Sri Lankan militant group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 00:12 

The Strait Times

MAS reduces Singdollar appreciation rate 'slightly'; first easing in over 3 years...

SINGAPORE - A widely expected move for the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to ease Singdollar policy slightly has come to pass, on the back of slower economic growth this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 00:03 

The Strait Times

Nobel season wraps up with Economics Prize...

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - This year's Nobel season has only honoured one woman - Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature - with just one prize left to be announced on Monday (Oct 14): the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years...

 2019-10-14 00:02 

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Golf: Griffin holds on to win Houston Open by one stroke...

LOS ANGELES: Six years ago, Lanto Griffin had less US$200 in his bank account, so he decided to caddie for his friend and fellow pro golfer Willy ......

 2019-10-14 00:01 

The Strait Times

Singapore narrowly dodges technical recession as economy grows 0.1% in Q3: Flash data...

The figures fell short of analysts' prediction of 0.2% growth.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 00:00 

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Singapore economy grows 0.1% in Q3, avoids technical recession...

SINGAPORE: The Singapore economy grew 0.1 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the third quarter, advance estimates from the Ministry of Trade and ......

 2019-10-14 00:00 

Tech in Asia

HR and payroll startup Sprout gets $6m injection from NY-based Point72 Ventures...

The company dives into predictive analytics....

 2019-10-13 23:38 

The Strait Times

Mysterious stock surge produces Indonesia's newest billionaire...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Ask Nico Purnomo Po about the world-beating stock rally that turned him into Indonesia's latest billionaire, and he'll tell you the market is rewarding his property company's ability to complete big projects in prime lo...

 2019-10-13 23:35 

The Strait Times

Spain readies for landmark ruling on Catalan independence trial...

MADRID (REUTERS) - Spain's Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday (Oct 14) its highly-anticipated verdict in the trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders over their role in the region's 2017 banned referendum and short-lived independence de...

 2019-10-13 23:32 

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Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather...

Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that ......

 2019-10-13 23:32 

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As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its ......

 2019-10-13 23:24 

The Strait Times

SGX eyes smaller deals as bourse mergers implode...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - As global bourses come to terms with the failure of the latest mega-merger, Singapore Exchange (SGX) is sticking to its incremental approach.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 23:23 

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Russia bombed four Syria hospitals in 12 hours: Report...

Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times ......

 2019-10-13 23:17 

The Strait Times

India tightens security clampdown ahead of divisive temple ruling...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Authorities have tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian flashpoint city of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ruling over the disputed site fiercely contested between Hindus and Muslims.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2019-10-13 23:10 

The Strait Times

Top stories from The Straits Times on Monday, Oct 14...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Monday, Oct 14.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 23:05 

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Flamengo win again to stay top in Brazil...

Bruno Henrique scored twice as Brazilian league leaders Flamengo extended their unbeaten run to 15 games with a 2-0 win over Athletico Paranaense ......

 2019-10-13 23:01 

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Austria close in on Euro 2020 with win in Slovenia...

Austria closed in on a place at Euro 2020 when a first-half goal from defender Stefan Posch gave them a crucial 1-0 win away to toothless ......

 2019-10-13 23:00 

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Gundogan powers Germany to victory after Can sees red...

Germany overcame an early red card to Emre Can and eventually eased to a 3-0 victory away to Estonia on Sunday in a Euro 2020 qualifier to go ......

 2019-10-13 22:57 

The Strait Times

As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally...

 2019-10-13 22:55 

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Substitutes take Poland to Euro 2020 with North Macedonia win...

Poland left it late before goals from substitutes Przemyslaw Frankowski and Arkadiusz Milik, both set up by Robert Lewandowski, gave them a 2-0 ......

 2019-10-13 22:51 

The Strait Times

Forum: Clear footpaths and get more people walking...

I applaud the Government for banning advertisements of packaged drinks with very high sugar content.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 22:50 

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Barca women cry foul over 'lamentable' pitch...

REUTERS: Barcelona's women's team have complained about the state of the pitch in their 1-0 win away to Sporting Club de Huelva in the Liga ......

 2019-10-13 22:36 

The Strait Times

SoftBank seeks control of WeWork through financing package: WSJ...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - SoftBank Group Corp has prepared a financing package for WeWork Companies Inc that would give it control over the shared office space company, the Wall Street Journal reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 22:31 

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Rakhine rebels abduct dozens after storming Myanmar bus...

YANGON: Suspected ethnic Rakhine rebels disguised as a sports team stormed a bus in rural Myanmar and took 31 hostages - mostly off-duty ......

 2019-10-13 22:26 

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Spain readies for landmark ruling on Catalan independence trial...

MADRID: Spain's Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday (Oct 14) its highly-anticipated verdict in the trial of 12 Catalan separatist ......

 2019-10-13 22:25 

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SoftBank seeks control of WeWork through financing package: WSJ...

SoftBank Group Corp. has prepared a financing package for WeWork Companies Inc that would give it control over the shared office space company, ......

 2019-10-13 22:25 

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SoftBank seeks control of WeWork through financing package: Report...

SoftBank Group Corp. has prepared a financing package for WeWork Companies Inc that would give it control over the shared office space company, ......

 2019-10-13 22:21 

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Commentary: The four-day work week is necessary. Here's how to make it happen...

Yet sadly, no country stands anywhere close to achieving a 15- or even 30-hour work week in the next ten years, says University of Leeds' David ......

 2019-10-13 22:20 

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Commentary: Mandatory nutrition labels? The bitter truths about our sugar problem...

False assumptions and fixed mindsets are the root issues behind our diabetes problem. Will the new nutrition labels fix these? Ian Tan explores ......

 2019-10-13 22:20 

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The Big Read: With youths more open about mental health, it's time others learn to listen...

SINGAPORE: Three weeks into depression, 27-year-old Clement (not his real name) was told to "get over it". When Rachel (not her real name), 26, ......

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