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 2018-07-19 07:21 

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Partnerships essential to Singapore's sustainable development: Masagos...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's progress in areas of sustainable development is testament to the...

 2018-07-19 07:19 

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Tongue-lashings from North Korea's Kim underscore shift in focus to economy...

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's strident rebukes of officials during recent trips to industrial sites were aimed at rallying support at ......

 2018-07-19 07:10 

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EU mulls coal, pharma, chemicals tariffs if US hits cars: Wiwo...

The European Union will consider introducing tariffs on coal, pharmaceuticals and chemical products from the United States if President Donald ......

 2018-07-19 07:10 

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Fiat Chrysler CEO could miss second quarter presentation: media...

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, who is recovering from a shoulder operation, may not be present to discuss the company's second-quarter ......

 2018-07-19 07:05 

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Death toll from India building collapse hits nine...

NEW DELHI: The death toll from a collapsed apartment block outside Delhi rose to nine on Thursday (Jul 19) as emergency workers pulled four more ......

 2018-07-19 06:55 

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Ethiopia appoints ambassador to Eritrea - Fana TV...

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades, the latest sign of the Horn of Africa neighbours restoring ......

 2018-07-19 06:51 

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Baptism at sea for first women to join France's nuclear subs...

ILE LONGUE, France: Drinking a bowl of seawater followed by a glass of champagne, four French officers stood out during the traditional...

 2018-07-19 06:35 

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Novartis to pay 95 mln euros to Galapagos, MorphoSys for skin drug...

Novartis said on Thursday it will pay 95 million euros (US$110.49 million) to Galapagos and MorphoSys to license a prospective medicine targeting ......

 2018-07-19 06:34 

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Weinstein lawyers claim actress Ashley Judd made sexual 'deal' with disgraced mogul...

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are calling on a US judge to dismiss a lawsuit from actress Ashley Judd -- who accuses the disgraced mogul of ......

 2018-07-19 06:29 

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Kygo to perform in Singapore on Nov 5...

SINGAPORE: Norwegian DJ Kygo will hold his first concert in Singapore on Nov 5. Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll, who goes by the stage name Kygo, will be in ......

 2018-07-19 06:25 

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Skripal Novichok poisoning suspects identified: Press Association...

UK investigators believe they have identified the suspected perpetrators behind the Novichok nerve agent attack on the Skripals, the Press ......

 2018-07-19 06:11 

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SAP raises outlook as cloud growth "unleashed"...

Germany's SAP announced forecast-beating results on Thursday and raised its outlook as growth in its cloud business accelerated, with CEO Bill ......

 2018-07-19 06:11 

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Exclusive: Investment firms fight to inject cash in Brazil carrier Oi...

SAO PAULO: Three distressed asset funds have sued for the right to participate in a 4 billion reais (US$1 billion) capital increase for Brazilian ......

 2018-07-19 05:55 

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Amazon hands goodwill to eBay with move to shut Australians out of overseas sites...

Australian home entertainment installer Paul Boon has relied for years on Amazon.com Inc's U.S. website for cheap wall racks and other parts to ......

 2018-07-19 05:45 

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Joaquin Phoenix's Joker set to drive movie-goers crazy in 2019...

The standalone origins movie, which looks at the early days of Batman's nemesis, will be released in October, sandwiched between Shazam! and ......

 2018-07-19 05:31 

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Russian warship wreck believed to hold US$130b in gold found off South Korea: Reports...

SEOUL: A South Korean salvage team has reportedly found the wreckage of a Russian warship that is believed to contain about US$130 billion in ......

 2018-07-19 05:28 

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Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law...

JERUSALEM: Israel's parliament on Thursday (Jul 19) adopted a law defining the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people, provoking fears ......

 2018-07-19 05:25 

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SoftBank's Masayoshi Son says Japan is "stupid" for not allowing ride-sharing...

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son slammed on Thursday the Japanese government's ride-sharing ban and said the country had fallen ......

 2018-07-19 05:23 

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Rapes and beatings: The torments of South Korea's young athletes...

SEOUL: When Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then he ......

 2018-07-19 05:15 

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R&A - Amateur game key to closing gender pay gap in pro golf...

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland: While gender equality is clearly prevalent in tennis, Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber both scooped US$2.94 million for ......

 2018-07-19 05:11 

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Lava from Kilauea 'collapse explosion' destroys Hawaii structures...

HAWAI'I: A...

 2018-07-19 05:10 

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Australian PM says Pope must sack archbishop convicted of concealing child sex abuse...

SYDNEY: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday (Jul 19) that Pope Francis must sack an Australian archbishop convicted of concealing ......

 2018-07-19 05:00 

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Obiang targets key West Ham role after injury setback...

West Ham United midfielder Pedro Obiang is eager to play an influential role in the upcoming Premier League campaign after being restricted by ......

 2018-07-19 04:43 

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Singapore ratifies new trans-pacific trade deal...

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Thursday (Jul 19) ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), becoming the ......

 2018-07-19 04:40 

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Evacuation of two pro-Assad Syrian villages complete - Ikhbariya TV...

The evacuation of all civilians from two loyalist Syrian villages that were besieged by rebels in the northwest is complete, Syria's Ikhbariya ......

 2018-07-19 04:24 

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Man who molested sister's friend at own birthday party in Downtown East gets jail, caning...

SINGAPORE: It was meant to be a joyous occasion, but it took a turn when the birthday boy molested one of the partygoers - who was his own ......

 2018-07-19 04:15 

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Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence...

MENLO PARK, United States: Facebook on Wednesday (Jul 18) built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous ......

 2018-07-19 03:51 

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Japan exports to US fall, business mood sours amid fears of trade war...

Japan's exports to the United States fell for the first time in 17 months and Japanese business sentiment soured amid worries about U.S. President ......

 2018-07-19 03:46 

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Mahathir says unaware of Jho Low's arrest but hopes he has been caught...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (Jul 19) he hopes China will hand over financier Jho Low, who is wanted ......

 2018-07-19 03:33 

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Malaysia to negotiate deferment of High-Speed Rail with Singapore: Mahathir...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said his government will look to negotiate with Singapore the deferment of the High-Speed ......

 2018-07-19 03:33 

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Director hit with record S$57,000 fine for offences under Companies Act...

SINGAPORE: Company director Lawrence Fong Kok Liong has been fined a record S$57,000 for 38 charges, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory ......

 2018-07-19 03:15 

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Wilshere hoping to boost England chances with West Ham move...

Jack Wilshere hopes his move to West Ham United from Arsenal will rekindle his international career....

 2018-07-19 03:00 

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Olympics - Softball to give Tokyo 2020 symbolic start...

A softball game in Fukushima prefecture will give the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a symbolic start after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ......

 2018-07-19 03:00 

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Man United defender Dalot ruled out until September - Mourinho...

Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot will miss the start of the Premier League season due to a knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho has said....

 2018-07-19 02:56 

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Malaysia arrests 7 terror suspects, including man who threatened to kill king, PM Mahathir...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police have arrested seven terror suspects, including an unemployed man who threatened to kill the king, Prime Minister ......

 2018-07-19 02:56 

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South Korea court orders compensation to victims of 2014 ferry sinking...

SEOUL: A South Korean court ruled on Thursday that the government and the operator of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 killing 304 people ......

 2018-07-19 02:50 

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ComfortDelGro's new fully electric taxis go on trial in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Two fully electric taxis with fast-charging capabilities have gone on trial in Singapore, ComfortDelGro Taxi announced on Thursday (Jul ......

 2018-07-19 02:43 

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Street by street, gutted Syrian town begins modest reconstruction...

HARASTA, Syria: Khaled's delicate hands were accustomed to cutting and styling hair in his Syrian hometown Harasta. Now, they're hauling concrete ......

 2018-07-19 02:25 

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Xi's campaign to draw people back to greying rural China faces uphill battle...

SHUANGFENG COUNTY, China: Liu Deke, 73, puffed away on a roll-up as he threshed stalks of dried rapeseed on a large canvas sheet. Nearby, plumes ......

 2018-07-19 02:00 

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Asian shares higher on US earnings but trade worries rattle offshore yuan...

Asian shares made early gains on Thursday as upbeat Wall Street earnings supported global investor sentiment, although trade war jitters pushed ......

 2018-07-19 01:57 

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Japan trade balance returns to surplus after dip...

Japan logged a trade surplus in June, after booking a deficit the previous month, official data showed Thursday, with exports rising despite ......

 2018-07-19 01:55 

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Wheelock unit launches offer for Singapore subsidiary...

SINGAPORE: A unit of Hong Kong-based developer Wheelock and Co said on Thursday (Jul 19) it had launched an offer for all the shares of ......

 2018-07-19 01:30 

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Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth's surface...

WASHINGTON: There's a load of bling buried in the Earth. More than a quadrillion tons of diamonds to be exact - or one thousand times more than ......

 2018-07-19 01:26 

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US man walks 32km for first day of work, gets big reward...

MIAMI: Young Walter Carr did not want to miss his first day of work as a mover. So when his car broke down and he was unable to find a ride, he ......

 2018-07-19 00:40 

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Migrant rescue boat heads for Spain with bodies, row simmers with Italy...

ON BOARD THE OPEN ARMS, Mediterranean: A sea rescue charity is taking a lone survivor and the bodies of two dead migrants found at sea to Spain, ......

 2018-07-19 00:30 

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Soccer-Canada target Costa Rica in CONCACAF race to 2022...

Canada have Costa Rica in their crosshairs as they begin their drive towards the 2022 World Cup but coach John Herdman says that with the right ......

 2018-07-19 00:30 

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Thailand's cave boys wake up at home for first time in weeks...

Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks on Thursday, with many rising at dawn to take ......

 2018-07-19 00:30 

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Qatar ploughs ahead with World Cup plans despite crises...

Last year, Qatar's finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi said his country was determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well ......

 2018-07-19 00:14 

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3 people arrested for misusing their boarding passes at Changi Airport...

SINGAPORE: The police on Wednesday (Jul 18) issued a warning after arresting three people for misusing their boarding passes at the transit area ......

 2018-07-19 00:12 

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WhatsApp seeks to stem fake news ahead of Pakistan election...

The hugely popular WhatsApp messaging service began a week-long publicity campaign in Pakistan Wednesday offering tips to spot fake news, days ......

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