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 2017-06-26 12:15 

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Girls as dessert: Thai sex scandal exposes grim tradition... +

BANGKOK - When senior bureaucrats visited the remote Thai province where local official Boonyarit worked, the routine was often the same: welcome them with the finest food and drink and then bring out the teen girls, often referred to as "dessert". The......

 2017-06-26 11:43 

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Hong Kong student, 24, cheated of S$783,000 in phone scam... +

A 24-year-old Hong Kong student was reportedly cheated of HK$4.4 million (S$783,000), reportedly one of the largest amounts swindled in a phone scam in Hong Kong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 11:29 

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'Troll's Penis' to be re-erected in Norway... +

OSLO (AFP) - Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euros to repair an eye-catching penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed on Monday (June 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 11:24 

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May's Conservatives sign power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP... +
 2017-06-26 11:20 

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Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says terrorists use it... +
 2017-06-26 11:16 

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Curb seat-hogging at cafes... +

Many cafes these days look like libraries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 11:10 

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Pharmacy executive tied to 2012 US meningitis outbreak to be sentenced... +
 2017-06-26 11:10 

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Thailand charges activist for defying junta orders... +
 2017-06-26 11:05 

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Seattle Genetics, Takeda lymphoma drug succeeds late-stage trial... +
 2017-06-26 10:56 

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Indonesia police find ISIS propaganda targeting children... +

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Indonesian police have found hundreds of books containing Islamic State (ISIS) propaganda targeting children at the home of a suspect arrested in connection with the stabbing death of an officer, a police spokesman said on Monday (June...

 2017-06-26 10:55 

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Firefighters battle flames near Spanish lynx wildlife reserve... +
 2017-06-26 10:50 

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Rubbish piles raise health fears in strike-hit Greece... +
 2017-06-26 10:45 

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Madrid city council flies the rainbow flag for WorldPride... +
 2017-06-26 10:40 

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No definite arrangements in place for Putin-Trump meeting - Kremlin... +
 2017-06-26 10:40 

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Indonesia police find Islamic State propaganda targeting children... +
 2017-06-26 10:40 

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US warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning-container ship captain... +
 2017-06-26 10:35 

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China seeks ping-pong diplomacy to defuse coaching row... +
 2017-06-26 10:30 

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Football: Chelsea players cook up a storm ahead of ICC Singapore... +

SINGAPORE - While the prospect of the reigning English champions strutting their stuff at the National Stadium is tantalising enough, Chelsea have gone a step further to whet local fans' appetite.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 10:30 

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US warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning: container ship captain... +
 2017-06-26 10:30 

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Romania's Social Democrats pick former economy minister Tudose for PM... +
 2017-06-26 10:26 

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Anger grows in Pakistan town after 3 attacks in 6 months... +
 2017-06-26 10:24 

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Athletics: Japanese prodigy Abdul Hakim Sani Brown eyes big scalps at World Championships... +

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japanese teenager Abdul Hakim Sani Brown is eyeing bigger scalps at the World Championships in London after completing an impressive sprint double of national titles over the weekend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 10:20 

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Commentary: The surprising resilience of cash transactions... +
 2017-06-26 10:15 

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Abducted priest seen alive as Islamists hold out in Philippines ... +
 2017-06-26 10:14 

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Formula One: Irate Lewis Hamilton calls Sebastian Vettel 'a disgrace'... +

AZERBAIJAN (REUTERS) - Lewis Hamilton accused Formula One (F1) rival Sebastian Vettel of disgracing himself and deliberately driving into his car as a bitter clash between the two world championship rivals dominated Sunday's Grand Prix in Azerbaijan.....

 2017-06-26 10:08 

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Job cuts, branch closures loom for Italy's troubled banks... +
 2017-06-26 10:05 

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Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect... +
 2017-06-26 10:05 

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'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli heads into fraud trial... +
 2017-06-26 10:05 

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Italy's centre-right wins in local elections, in blow to Renzi... +
 2017-06-26 10:03 

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Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo glory contrasts with Max Verstappen misfortune... +

BAKU (REUTERS) - Daniel Ricciardo's unexpected triumph contrasted starkly with Max Verstappen's latest early exit with mechanical problems as Red Bull pondered a day of mixed fortunes at Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.. Read more at straitstim...

 2017-06-26 10:00 

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Motor racing - The gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel... +
 2017-06-26 10:00 

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Nestle 'committed' to strategy as activist investor moves in... +
 2017-06-26 10:00 

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Loyang Point given new lease of life after two-year facelift... +

SINGAPORE - Sheltered linkways, more parking spaces and a wider variety of shops - including more dining options - are among the features residents in Pasir Ris can enjoy at the refurbished Loyang Point shopping complex. Loyang Point is one of the six Hou...

 2017-06-26 09:55 

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Formula One: Record-breaker Lance Stroll realises podium dream... +

BAKU (REUTERS) - Canadian teenager Lance Stroll has described Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix as a dream come true after he capitalised on a chaotic race to hold his nerve and finish third for Williams.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 09:55 

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English County Championship gears up for day-night games... +
 2017-06-26 09:51 

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Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation in Gulf row... +

RIYADH (Reuters) - Bahrain's foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday (June 26) of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to Doha's decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory.. Read ...

 2017-06-26 09:51 

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Olympics: N Korea dismiss Moon call for united Pyeongchang team... +
 2017-06-26 09:50 

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Cricket - South Africa name three uncapped players for England series... +
 2017-06-26 09:45 

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Golf: Ryu takes No. 1 ranking after Arkansas win... +

(THE SPORTS XCHANGE) - Ryu So Yeon of South Korea shot a two-under par 69 to win the NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday at Rogers, Arkansas.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 09:45 

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Western Digital won't consent to SK Hynix participation in Toshiba chip unit sale... +
 2017-06-26 09:36 

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Golf: Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers Championship... +

(REUTERS) - Jordan Spieth clinched his 10th PGA Tour victory in the same way as his first, by holing a bunker shot to win the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 09:32 

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Tennis: Petra Kvitova looking to Wimbledon after comeback title... +

Birmingham, United Kingdom (AFP) - Petra Kvitova said on Sunday that coming back from a set down to win her first title since suffering a career-threatening injury has given her added confidence ahead of Wimbledon, which starts on July 3.. Read more at st...

 2017-06-26 09:30 

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Search ongoing for man who reportedly fell into water near Clarke Quay... +
 2017-06-26 09:29 

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South Africa imposes countrywide ban of sale of live hens to contain avian flu... +

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has placed a general ban on the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control an outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu, but no humans have been affected, the government said on Monday (June 26).. Rea...

 2017-06-26 09:25 

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Iraqi military says it has captured Mosul neighbourhood from Islamic State... +
 2017-06-26 09:21 

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UK PM May nears deal to prop up government with Northern Irish DUP... +
 2017-06-26 09:20 

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Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracy... +
 2017-06-26 09:20 

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Hong Kong's youth press campaign despite China's rejection of full democracy... +
 2017-06-26 09:19 

The Strait Times

Keppel Corp unveils US$368 million investment in Shanghai office tower and retail development... +

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Keppel Corporation is ramping up its investments in China's commercial hub of Shanghai with the US$368 million purchase of a 70 per cent stake in a major office and retail building.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-26 09:15 

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South Africa imposes countrywide ban of sale of live hens to contain avian flu... +

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