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 2018-06-22 12:16 

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Hamilton fastest as Ericsson has fiery crash in France...

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was fastest for Mercedes in the first French Grand Prix practice in a decade on Friday with the session ......

 2018-06-22 12:10 

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Refugee chefs serve up treats at Brussels food festival...

BRUSSELS: In the bustling kitchen of the upscale Le Mess restaurant in Brussels, Majid Akbari crushes simmering tomatoes in steaming pots for a ......

 2018-06-22 12:06 

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Hands-free ticketing technology on trial at 4 MRT stations...

SINGAPORE: A new hands-free ticketing technology is on a six-month trial at four MRT stations making it easier for those with disabilities to ......

 2018-06-22 12:05 

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Czech government backs bill on same-sex marriage...

PRAGUE: The Czech government gave its backing on Friday to a bill which would make the country the first in formerly communist Europe to allow ......

 2018-06-22 12:00 

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Nerves over, Uruguay ready to play unshackled...

Comfortably through to the next stage of the World Cup but hardly lighting the tournament up with their play, Uruguay believe they will become ......

 2018-06-22 11:58 

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China's Hainan unveils plan to allow tourists to bypass censors...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG, REUTERS) - Hainan, the southern Chinese tropical island seeking to become a global tourism attraction, plans to allow foreign visitors access to currently blocked sites such as YouTube.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 11:55 

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Former WPP boss Sorrell denies visiting a prostitute...

Former WPP boss Martin Sorrell denied on Friday that he had visited a prostitute and paid using company money when asked on a stage in front of ......

 2018-06-22 11:51 

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Altantuya's murder: Najib Razak says there are attempts to implicate him despite the case being concluded...

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has accused "the opposition...

 2018-06-22 11:50 

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Italy asks Malta to take in, seize migrant rescue ship...

Italy on Friday urged Malta to take in a ship carrying more than 200 rescued migrants as the new government pressures European partners to ......

 2018-06-22 11:44 

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North, South Koreas to hold reunions for war-separated families in August...

SEOUL (AFP, REUTERS) - North and South Korea agreed Friday (June 22) to resume reunions for families separated by the Korean War in August - the first such meetings since 2015 and the latest step in a remarkable diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.. Read mor...

 2018-06-22 11:41 

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Greek PM hails Eurogroup debt decision...

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday a decision by euro zone's creditors to offer debt relief marked a definitive turn of the ......

 2018-06-22 11:30 

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Putin tells Moon - We'll keep working for Korean peninsula peace...

Russia intends to continue playing its part in the search for a solution to the weapons standoff on the Korean Peninsula, Russian President ......

 2018-06-22 11:30 

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In age of Trump, evangelicals back self-styled top US pimp...

He styles himself as America's best-known pimp, a strip-club owner who runs multiple brothels and looks set to win a seat as a Republican in the ......

 2018-06-22 11:27 

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Photographer Daryl Aiden Yow deletes all photos from Instagram account after plagiarism scandal...

Local photographer Daryl Aiden Yow has deleted all photos from his Instagram account, a day after making a public apology following allegations ......

 2018-06-22 11:25 

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BlackBerry quarterly results beat on software strength...

Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd on Friday reported quarterly revenue and profit that topped analysts' estimates, driven by strong growth in ......

 2018-06-22 11:20 

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China's Hainan says will partly lift 'Great Firewall' to lure foreign tourists...

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China's southern province of Hainan will offer foreigners unrestricted internet access to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as part ......

 2018-06-22 11:20 

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China's Hainan to allow foreign tourists unrestricted access to Internet...

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China's southern province of Hainan will offer foreigners unrestricted Internet access to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube as part ......

 2018-06-22 11:19 

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Football: Achilles, the 'psychic' cat, tips Brazil to finally get their World Cup campaign up and running against Costa Rica...

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Brazil might have made a slow start to their World Cup campaign but things are looking up, with feline fortune teller Achilles predicting a win against Costa Rica hours before kick off in St Petersburg on Friday (June 22).. Read more at...

 2018-06-22 11:17 

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Spotlight on Neymar as Brazil aim to find form...

SAINT PETERSBURG: Neymar's fitness will be under the microscope on Friday (Jun 22) as Brazil try to kickstart their World Cup campaign, anxious to ......

 2018-06-22 11:17 

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Parkour athletes worldwide gather in Singapore for Asian Parkour Championships...

SINGAPORE - A small group of young boys began doing parkour - running, vaulting and climbing over urban obstacles - in Singapore in 2004. The extreme sport has since then gained momentum as a movement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 11:15 

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Hamilton gets new engine but Mercedes won't say which one...

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and other drivers using Mercedes power units started French Grand Prix practice with new engines on ......

 2018-06-22 11:15 

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Satellite operator Echostar builds stake in bid target Inmarsat...

U.S. satellite operator Echostar has built a near 3 percent stake in Inmarsat , the British company that it is seeking to buy, stock exchange ......

 2018-06-22 11:11 

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Koreas to hold reunions for war-separated families in August...

SEOUL: North and South Korea agreed on Friday (Jun 22) to resume reunions in August for families separated by the Korean War. It would be the ......

 2018-06-22 11:11 

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Fagner in for injured Danilo as Neymar starts for Brazil...

Brazil made one change to their starting lineup for their second match of the World Cup against Costa Rica in St Petersburg on Friday, bringing in ......

 2018-06-22 11:10 

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Wall Street Week Ahead: Supercharged telecom sector could become investor favorite...

An overhauled telecommunications sector featuring most of the so-called FANG stocks could debut as Wall Street's hottest bet when it kicks off in ......

 2018-06-22 11:01 

The Strait Times

Woman under investigation for alleged false police report about $100,000 robbery...

SINGAPORE - A 42-year old woman suspected of lodging a false police report about a robbery early Friday (June 22) is under investigation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:53 

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Music teacher goes on trial for molesting student...

SINGAPORE - A 33-year-old music teacher has been accused of molesting his then 18-year-old student during two private cello lessons with her in 2016.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:48 

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Football: Touchy-feely Russian fan sorry for groping Colombian World Cup reporter...

BERLIN (AFP) - A Russian football fan apologised on Friday (June 22) for groping and kissing a German TV correspondent during a live telecast from the World Cup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:45 

Tech in Asia

This startup uses space-age tech to lower costs for fish farmers, and it just got funded...

Umitron will use the fresh $8.2m to hire more staff and to mass-produce its Umigarden product for monitoring aquaculture farms....

 2018-06-22 10:45 

The Strait Times

ST World Cup 2018 live blog: Brazil v Costa Rica...

Welcome to our World Cup 2018 live blog! Get the latest pre-match news, line-ups and results for the biggest matches at this year's tournament.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:44 

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Athletics: My team have 'heart and passion' for the sport, says SA presidential candidate Tang Weng Fei...

SINGAPORE - They are a group of individuals with differing experiences in sport but former Singapore Athletics (SA) president Tang Weng Fei and his team believe that, united by their passion for sport, they are the right people to lead athletics here.. Re...

 2018-06-22 10:40 

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Germany - Greek debt deal is a good signal for euro zone...

A deal on debt relief for Greece reached by Athens' euro zone creditors is a...

 2018-06-22 10:35 

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Saudi female accident inspectors prepare for women driving...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's first batch of women car accident inspectors are training to respond to incidents involving female drivers, who will be ......

 2018-06-22 10:32 

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Football: Diego Simeone rants about 'lost' Argentina and gaffe-prone goalkeeper Willy Caballero in leaked audio...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD (REUTERS) - Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said Argentina look lost and have no leadership after the 3-0 loss to Croatia which left them on the verge of a disastrous early exit from the World Cup, in an audio message leaked to Spanish...

 2018-06-22 10:30 

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Germany expects turnaround in World Cup 'final' with Sweden...

SOCHI, Russia: World Cup holders Germany face enormous pressure ahead of their second group match against Sweden, dubbed an...

 2018-06-22 10:16 

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A week's jail for cabby whose rash driving caused a collision...

SINGAPORE - Taxi driver N. Prama Kumar was overtaking a car when its driver sounded his horn. Unhappy at the move, he cut into the path of the car and jammed his brakes, causing the vehicle to hit his cab.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:16 

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Congo opposition leader Bemba expected home in July...

Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were quashed last month, is expected to return to Congo next month for ......

 2018-06-22 10:11 

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US medical device firm electroCore IPO price set at US$15 per share...

(This version of the story has been refiled to correct company designation to electroCore Inc from electroCore Llc in first paragraph) By Tamara ......

 2018-06-22 10:09 

The Strait Times

Football: England forward Raheem Sterling rounds on his media critics...

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling is baffled by the constant criticism of his lifestyle by a section of the media which convinces the 23-year-old that...

 2018-06-22 10:08 

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HP launches a speaker printer and new Envy, Pavilion laptops...

SINGAPORE - HP launched on Thursday (June 21) a compact inkjet printer that doubles up as a Bluetooth speaker, along with a portable photo printer and several new laptops.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:06 

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18 suspects arrested for involvement in public gaming activities, including mahjong...

SINGAPORE - Eighteen people were arrested on Wednesday (June 20) for allegedly participating in public gaming activities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:03 

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Greece 'turning a page' as eurozone declares crisis over...

ATHENS: The Greek government on Friday (Jun 22) said the country was...

 2018-06-22 10:03 

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Noble Group shares soar 36% on US$100m financing deal...

SINGAPORE: Shares in Noble Group surged 36 per cent on Friday (Jun 22) after the embattled commodities trader secured US$100 million in trade ......

 2018-06-22 10:00 

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Victims of an old failing, Peru and their fans will be missed...

MOSCOW: Peru's entertaining team and their colourful army of joyous fans will be sorely missed at the World Cup after the South Americans fell ......

 2018-06-22 10:00 

Tech in Asia

Asia news roundup: Meituan beats Ctrip at its own game, Taobao goes rural, and more...

A roundup of today's top tech headlines from across the region....

 2018-06-22 10:00 

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Casino and L'Oreal team up to launch new beauty stores...

PARIS: French supermarket chain Casino and cosmetics group L'Oreal are launching new beauty stores in Paris this weekend, the latest effort by ......

 2018-06-22 09:57 

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Saudi female car accident claims inspectors ready for women driving...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's first batch of women car accident inspectors are training to respond to incidents involving female drivers, who will be ......

 2018-06-22 09:48 

The Strait Times

A canal through Turkey? Presidential vote will test love for Erdogan's megaprojects...

ANKARA - From soaring bridges to a giant mosque to plans for the world's biggest airport, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has used gargantuan building projects as an engine of growth and a signature way of leaving an indelible stamp on his na...

 2018-06-22 09:47 

The Strait Times

The real discussions between India and China at SCO: The Statesman contributor...

In his article, the writer says India expressed its differences over China's Belt and Road project at the recent Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting while exploring new tie-ups with China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 09:46 

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Media criticism of my lifestyle is 'unbelievable': Sterling...

England and Manchester City playmaker Raheem Sterling is baffled by the constant criticism of his lifestyle by a section of the media which ......

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