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 2018-10-16 21:15 

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Football: Groeneveld bags first Dutch goal in friendly draw with Belgium...

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - Netherlands' Nigerian-born forward Arnaut Groeneveld scored his first international goal to secure a 1-1 draw at neighbours Belgium in a friendly at the King Baudouin Stadium on Tuesday (Oct 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Testy showdown between Low and Davinder over language use...

From spelling out certain words to giving the definition of others, yesterday's trial saw Senior Counsel Davinder Singh and former Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang taking digs at each other in the course of a three-hour hearing.. Read more at ...

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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World Briefs : President Trump fully supports me: Mattis...

US Defence Secretary James Mattis said President Donald Trump has assured him of his full support, one day after Mr Trump appeared to cast doubt over the Pentagon chief's fate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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PUB to take action against contractor for polluting Bukit Timah canal...

A contractor will be taken to task for polluting a canal in Bukit Timah with silt, the PUB said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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NTU should not be faulted for exclusive job fair...

Mr Ethan Chong's letter has brought some pragmatism into the emotive elitism debate (GPA represents undergrads' hard work over long period of time; Oct 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Go Ahead Quote Me...

People are saying about this picture: 'Oh great, they're making movies with female leads.' In the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, they used to do it all the time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Google fine-tunes vision for smartphones...

The sheer amount of leaks that preceded the launch of Google's latest Pixel smartphones last week and the buzz that followed it might lead one to believe that Google is neck and neck in market dominance with Apple and Samsung.. Read more at straitstim...

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Tan Kheng Hua scores roles in foreign shows...

Fresh off the success of Hollywood romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians, Singaporean actress Tan Kheng Hua has signed with international talent agents and is scoring more roles in film and television shows abroad.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Tech can help S'pore beat size, labour constraints: Chun Sing...

How does a tiny country like Singapore compete for business against bigger countries not held to ransom by price or size constraints?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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53 suspects arrested for various offences in 3-day police operation...

Forty-seven men and six women were arrested for various offences in a three-day police operation last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Flower power in Tasmania...

Every year from late September to mid-October, there is an explosion of colour at the Table Cape Tulip Farm near Wynyard, in north-west Tasmania, Australia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Man admits assaulting his own parents...

A man with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) flew into a rage when he saw his father using the same piece of tissue to wipe his mouth as well as his nose.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Fifa 19 still the best in football simulation...

Fifa 19 is the latest iteration of Electronic Arts' hugely successful Fifa football simulation video game series. The franchise has been around since 1993. It is no mean feat for any video game series to still be around after a quarter of a century.. ...

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Grab launches measures to bolster safety standards...

Ride-hailing firm Grab rolled out a number of initiatives yesterday designed to improve safety standards for both commuters and drivers, including enhancements to its app and training programmes for drivers and delivery partners.. Read more at straitstime...

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Fandi hails fighting spirit...

If Fandi Ahmad's approach for the national football team could be summarised, it would be encapsulated in a piece of action in the 74th minute of last night's 2-1 friendly win over Cambodia in Phnom Penh.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 21:00 

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Over 80 S'pore firms taking part in Shanghai trade fair...

More than 80 Singapore companies will be taking part next month in an international trade fair in China, one focused solely on imports to the world's largest market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 20:31 

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Cuban diplomats at UN stage noisy protest at US event...

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Cuban diplomats shouted slogans and noisily pounded tables at the United Nations on Tuesday (Oct 16), disrupting a meeting organised by the United States on the plight of Cuban political prisoners.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 19:53 

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Trump says Saudi prince denies knowing what happened at consulate...

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (Oct 16) that Saudi Arabia's crown prince told him he did not know what had happened in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing two...

 2018-10-16 19:20 

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Trump calls porn star 'Horseface' and senator 'Pocahontas'...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A budding diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia, Hurricane Michael's wreckage to clean up, stock market jitters, and... President Donald Trump's standout act Tuesday was to brand porn star Stormy Daniels...

 2018-10-16 18:23 

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Swiss city bans human body expo over fears Chinese convicts used...

GENEVA (AFP) - A controversial exhibition which includes preserved human bodies was banned on Tuesday (Oct 16) by the Swiss city of Lausanne over fears that the remains of tortured and executed Chinese prisoners were on display.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2018-10-16 17:37 

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Armenian PM resigns to clear way for snap election...

YEREVAN (REUTERS) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday (Oct 16) he was resigning from his post in order for parliament to be dissolved and an early election held.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 17:12 

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Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe...

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - US tech giant Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using its popular Google Play app store and also allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system to comply with an EU antitrust order.. Rea...

 2018-10-16 16:17 

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Leading US senator accuses Saudi prince of ordering Khashoggi killing...

US Senator Lindsey Graham on Tuesday also called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Salman a...

 2018-10-16 15:52 

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AHTC trial: Low Thia Khiang puts "political supporters ahead of residents' interests", says lawyer...

That would have been the...

 2018-10-16 15:44 

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Operator and tenants of Jurong West Hawker Centre discuss alternatives to controversial tray-return system...

SINGAPORE - Modifications to a tray-return system that has stirred unhappiness at Jurong West Hawker Centre were floated during a meeting on Tuesday (Oct 16) between some hawkers and the centre's operator.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 15:17 

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Royal sister-in-law Pippa Middleton gives birth to her first child...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Pippa Middleton, younger sister of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to her first child, a boy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 15:11 

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US black child's backpack brushes against a woman. She calls 911 to report a sexual assault...

NEW YORK (WASHINGTON POST) - A New York woman became the subject of ridicule and hatred on social media after she falsely accused a boy of groping her while she was shopping inside a deli.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 15:00 

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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed hands half of Cabinet to women, including defence job...

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday (Oct 16) unveiled a downsized Cabinet where, in a first, half the members are women, a top official said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 14:52 

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ST responds to criticism of reports on 1MDB...

The Straits Times has dismissed criticism by a Malaysian MP who said the newspaper got its facts wrong in two recent articles on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) saga.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 14:36 

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DPM Teo Chee Hean to meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, officials...

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean is in Israel for the third leg of his journey through the Middle East during which he will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli leaders.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 14:31 

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Owner of $14m Sentosa Cove villa sues developer over alleged defects...

SINGAPORE - A $14 million Sentosa Cove dream home turned into an...

 2018-10-16 14:13 

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Maserati driver who drove against traffic along Lorong Chuan at high speed to be charged...

SINGAPORE - A 49-year-old Maserati driver who drove against traffic is expected to be charged in court on Wednesday (Oct 17) for dangerous driving, police said on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 14:07 

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Singapore companies should aim for the 'lion logo' as a mark of trust and quality: Chan Chun Sing...

SINGAPORE - Singapore is known as the Lion City, but the maned animal also has a positive connotation in the corporate world - that of business excellence.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 14:02 

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Football: Jose Mourinho charged by English FA over abusive language after Newcastle win...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for abusive language following his side's Premier League win over Newcastle United this month, English football's governing body said on Tuesda...

 2018-10-16 14:02 

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Chaos and frustration as Hong Kong train network is disrupted during rush hour...

HONG KONG - The MTR disruption during rush hour on Tuesday morning (Oct 16) - caused by an unprecedented signalling fault - was the worst Ms Trax Chin had ever experienced on the train network.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 13:44 

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Football: Lions come from behind to beat Cambodia 2-1 for their third win in four matches under Fandi Ahmad...

SINGAPORE - The national football team won for the third time in four matches under interim national coach Fandi Ahmad when they came from behind to beat Cambodia 2-1 in a friendly in Phnom Penh last night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 13:39 

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Keep developing new skills to stay relevant, Masagos urges Singapore grads from Egypt's Al Azhar...

Keep up the hard work and continue developing new skills in order to stay relevant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 13:30 

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Huawei continues triple-camera trend with new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones...

LONDON - Chinese smartphone maker Huawei, which started the triple-camera trend on smartphones in early 2018, is continuing on the same path with its latest Mate 20 series.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 13:10 

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$90k worth of Singaporean currency seized in Indonesia's latest corruption raid...

JAKARTA - Indonesia's anti-graft agency KPK has confiscated almost S$140,000 in cash - including Singapore currency - which it suspects that a property company was using to bribe local government officials in Bekasi, a satellite town of Jakarta.. Read...

 2018-10-16 13:00 

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At least six dead in Morocco train crash: Public TV...

RABAT (AFP) - A train derailed near the Moroccan capital killing at least six people and injuring more than 70 others on Tuesday (Oct 16), public television 2M said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 12:42 

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Man admits assaulting parents with metal pole, breaking three of his mother's ribs...

SINGAPORE - A man with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) flew into a rage when he saw his father using the same piece of tissue to wipe his mouth as well as his nose.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 12:41 

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China unveils plan for Hainan free trade zone, says effort unprecedented...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China on Tuesday (Oct 16) granted the southern province of Hainan free trade zone (FTZ) status, vowing to significantly ease restrictions on foreign investment on the island in sectors from agriculture to medical services.. Read more a...

 2018-10-16 12:33 

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Football: England players run riot on Instagram after upset win over Spain in Uefa Nations League...

(REUTERS) - England's footballers could not wait to revel on social media following their 3-2 win over Spain in the Uefa Nations League on Monday (Oct 15), the nation's first victory on Spanish soil for 31 years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 12:32 

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Expect less rain, a few warm days in last two weeks of October: Weatherman...

SINGAPORE - Expect less rain and a few warm days in the next two weeks, the weatherman said on Tuesday (Oct 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 12:24 

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53 arrested for various offences, including gambling and vice, in three-day operation...

SINGAPORE - Forty-seven men and six women were arrested for various offences in a three-day police operation last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 11:55 

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Tennis: World No. 1 Simona Halep pulls out of Kremlin Cup and could miss WTA Finals in Singapore...

MOSCOW (AFP) - Romania's world No. 1 tennis player Simona Halep on Tuesday (Oct 16) withdrew from the Kremlin Cup, a joint WTA and ATP event, due to concerns over an ongoing back injury.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 11:42 

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Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery: Report...

PHNOM PENH (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Cambodia's construction boom is built in part with...

 2018-10-16 11:30 

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Welcome to roboshop - Singapore's first cashless, automated supermarket...

SINGAPORE - A new supermarket in Pasir Panjang does not accept cash. And even if it did, there are no cashiers to accept it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-16 11:25 

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AHTC trial: Testy exchange after Low Thia Khiang surprises lawyer by asking for an interpreter...

SINGAPORE - The eighth day of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit involving three Workers' Party (WP) MPs was off to a fiery start when Senior Counsel Davinder Singh expressed surprise and serious concern that former WP chief Low Thia Khiang would give his ...

 2018-10-16 11:24 

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North Korea releases South Korean after illegal border crossing...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea released a South Korean who illegally crossed the border into the North, South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Tuesday (Oct 16), as relations between the two sides show a steady thaw.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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