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 2022-07-05 06:30 

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MINDEF prepared to allow more to disrupt NS to train and compete in international competitions...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) is prepared to allow more people to disrupt their full-time National Service (NS) to train and compete in international competitions, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told Parliament on Tuesday (Jul 5). Dr Ng acknowl...

 2022-07-05 06:25 

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Sydney floods force thousands more to flee...

SYDNEY: Rain-swollen rivers spilled mud-brown waters across swathes of Sydney on Tuesday (Jul 5), swamping homes and roads while...

 2022-07-05 06:17 

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Ireland's Sexton fit to play second test against All Blacks...

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has been passed fit to play in the second test of their three-match series against New Zealand in Dunedin on Saturday.Sexton was taken off with a suspected concussion during their 42-19 defeat to the All Blacks in the series ...

 2022-07-05 06:16 

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Families' pain still raw ahead of Italy bridge trial...

GENOA: The screams of people trapped under a collapsed bridge in Genoa in 2018 still torment those who witnessed the deadly disaster, for which 59 people go on trial this week. The Morandi highwa...

 2022-07-05 05:52 

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Japan, S. Korea buyers not yet asked to pay roubles for Russian LNG imports...

Major Asian buyers of Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) said they have yet to receive a request to pay for supplies in Russian roubles after a senior manager at gas producer Gazprom floated a proposal to expand the payment scheme.The rouble payment prop...

 2022-07-05 05:52 

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Japan, South Korea buyers not yet asked to pay roubles for Russian LNG imports...

Major Asian buyers of Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) said they have yet to receive a request to pay for supplies in Russian roubles after a senior manager at gas producer Gazprom floated a proposal to expand the payment scheme. The rouble payment pro...

 2022-07-05 05:50 

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Current COVID-19 wave 'will not be as severe' as earlier Omicron wave: Ong Ye Kung...

Indications show Singapore is...

 2022-07-05 05:44 

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Heatwaves expected to sweep northern China in next two weeks...

BEIJING: Heatwaves are predicted to sweep through northern China in the next two weeks, with more than 250 million people expected to grapple with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius in some regions. For four to six days, the regions of Xinjiang, In...

 2022-07-05 05:26 

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5 men arrested for suspected drug offences in Jalan Bukit Merah, more than 1kg of Ice seized...

SINGAPORE: Five men were arrested for suspected drug activities during a raid in Jalan Bukit Merah on Monday (Jul 4). Drugs with an estimated street value of S$223,000 were seized, comprising about 1.06kg of Ice, 147g of heroin and 1g of cannabis, said...

 2022-07-05 05:17 

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Australia should look to co-host men's World Cup, says Football Australia chief...

Australia should explore the possibility of a regional bid to co-host the men's football World Cup after it stages the women's event with New Zealand next year, Football Australia Chief Executive James Johnson said on Tuesday.Johnson said another ...

 2022-07-05 05:13 

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Cryptoverse: The bonfire of the NFTs...

The NFT dream isn't dead, but it's taken a big non-fungible beating.The market shone gloriously last year as crypto-rich speculators spent billions of dollars on the risky assets, pumping up prices and profits. Now, six months into 2022, it's ...

 2022-07-05 05:01 

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McDowell gets messages telling him to 'go die' after LIV Golf comments...

Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell said he regrets even speaking about his decision to join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series after receiving messages on social media from people telling him to...

 2022-07-05 05:00 

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Samsung Q2 solid on server-chip demand, smartphones cloud outlook...

SEOUL : Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is likely to turn in its best April-June profit since 2018 with a 15 per cent year-on-year rise, as lingering demand for its memory chips from server customers offsets lower sales to inflation-hit smartphone makers.Opera...

 2022-07-05 04:42 

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Malaysia end-June palm oil stocks hit 7-month high as exports drop...

KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia's palm oil inventories at end-June likely climbed to their highest levels in seven months, as exports plunged following top producer Indonesia's return to the export market, a Reuters survey showed on Tuesday.Stockpiles in ...

 2022-07-05 04:38 

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Hyundai Motor's South Korea trade union aims to resume annual wage talks...

SEOUL : The union that represents Hyundai Motor Co's South Korean workers said on Tuesday it plans to resume a week of wage talks with management on Wednesday, staving off any immediate prospect of a walkout in a protracted industrial dispute. The tal...

 2022-07-05 04:24 

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Japan's huge fiscal stimulus stuck in implementation trap...

TOKYO : Japan has been left with unspent budget totalling 22.4 trillion yen ($161.41 billion) from the last fiscal year, a draft seen by Reuters showed on Tuesday, which analysts say may raise questions about the way stimulus measures are implemented.The ...

 2022-07-05 04:20 

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After losing Luhansk, Ukraine forces regather for defence of Donetsk...

KYIV : Russian forces set their sights on their next objectives in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk province, after President Vladimir Putin claimed victory in neighbouring Luhansk province as the t...

 2022-07-05 04:18 

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China mulls dipping into pork reserves to rein in costs...

BEIJING: Chinese authorities could dip into strategic pork reserves in a bid to rein in prices of the staple meat, Beijing's top economic planner said on Tuesday (Jul 5). Pork prices in the world's second-biggest economy spiked late last month, wi...

 2022-07-05 04:12 

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OCBC phishing scam: Man gets reformative training for money laundering...

SINGAPORE: A 21-year-old man linked to the OCBC phishing scams last year was on Tuesday (Jul 5) sentenced to reformative training for at least a year. Leong Jun Xian is the first to be dealt with by the court among those accused of being involved in the s...

 2022-07-05 03:58 

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Man jailed for taking nude videos of ex-girlfriend with spy camera...

SINGAPORE: A man was jailed for eight weeks on Tuesday (Jul 5) for taking nude videos of his ex-girlfriend with a spy camera in the room that they used to share. The 48-year-old man pleaded guilty to one charge of insulting the woman's modesty. Anothe...

 2022-07-05 03:57 

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Hong Kong considers shorter COVID-19 quarantine for travellers: Lee...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong will look into shortening COVID-19 quarantine requirements for travellers, while still aiming to curb the spread of the virus and prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed, the city's new leader John Lee said on Tuesday (Jul 5). Le...

 2022-07-05 03:53 

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KFC marks 45 years in Singapore with immersive installation and fried chicken party...

The fried chicken joint will be using the installation and celebrations to also mark International Fried Chicken Day, and promises something for fans of all ages....

 2022-07-05 03:51 

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Officials investigate racist abuse allegations at Edgbaston test...

Warwickshire County Cricket Club said officials are investigating allegations of racist behaviour among members of the crowd at Edgbaston on the fourth day of the fifth test between England and India.A number of supporters said on Twitter they had been ta...

 2022-07-05 03:31 

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Exclusive: China plans $75 billion infrastructure fund to revive economy - sources...

BEIJING : China will set up a state infrastructure investment fund worth 500 billion yuan ($74.69 billion) to spur infrastructure spending and revive a flagging economy, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.China's economy h...

 2022-07-05 03:31 

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China to set up state infrastructure fund worth $75 billion - sources...

BEIJING : China will set up a state infrastructure investment fund worth 500 billion yuan ($74.69 billion) to spur infrastructure spending and revive a flagging economy, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.China will issue 2023...

 2022-07-05 03:31 

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Exclusive: China to set up infrastructure fund worth $75 billion to revive economy - sources...

BEIJING : China will set up a state infrastructure investment fund worth 500 billion yuan ($74.69 billion) to spur infrastructure spending and revive a flagging economy, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.China's economy h...

 2022-07-05 03:31 

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Russia's Lavrov to visit Hanoi ahead of G20 meeting...

HANOI: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will fly to Hanoi on Tuesday (Jul 5) for a two-day visit to Vietnam before heading to a G20 meeting later this week in Indonesia, the Vietnamese government said. The visit at the invitation of Vietnamese Forei...

 2022-07-05 03:28 

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Asia stocks edge higher; growth, inflation fears check gains...

HONG KONG : Asian shares inched up on Tuesday morning as positive economic data and hints of easing Sino-U.S. tensions offered some respite to the recent sell-offs, though persistent fears about a global recession and sky-high inflation kept most buyers a...

 2022-07-05 03:16 

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'Guerrilla' sales, crowdsourcing: Japan's game console crunch...

TOKYO: It's still dark when the line starts forming outside an electronics store in Tokyo, as desperate gamers try to snag the latest PlayStation or Xbox despite chronic shortages in Japan. The consoles made by Sony and Microsoft have been hard to buy...

 2022-07-05 03:14 

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Indonesia raises palm oil export quota, has issued 2.4 million T permits -official...

JAKARTA : Indonesia has raised the palm oil export quota to seven times the amount producers have sold domestically compared with five times previous as part of efforts to reduce inventories, a Trade Ministry official said on Tuesday.The ministry has as o...

 2022-07-05 03:11 

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Australia floods worsen as thousands more Sydney residents evacuate...

SYDNEY: Torrential rains kept battering Australia's east coast on Tuesday (Jul 5), intensifying the flood crisis in Sydney as thousands more residents were ordered to leave their homes after rivers swiftly rose past danger levels. About 50,000 residen...

 2022-07-05 02:57 

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Aussie ascendant before RBA; yen pressured by rising US yields...

TOKYO : The Australian dollar ticked higher on Tuesday ahead of an expected half-point increase in the Reserve Bank's policy rate, while the yen slid against the greenback amid a rise in U.S. Treasury yields.The Aussie and New Zealand dollars were als...

 2022-07-05 02:53 

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Macao COVID-19 outbreak hits more than 900 as infections spread...

HONG KONG: Macao reported 89 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday (Jul 5), taking the total to more than 900 infections since mid-June, as authorities in the world's biggest gambling hub race to contain its largest outbreak since the pandemic began. More ...

 2022-07-05 02:49 

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Taiwan June exports seen rising faster as supply chains woes ease - Reuters poll...

TAIPEI : Taiwan's exports likely rose for the 24th straight month in June and at a faster clip than in May, thanks to easing supply chain woes and stronger technology demand, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.Taiwan, a global hub for chip production an...

 2022-07-05 02:44 

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South Korea President vows to reform public enterprises...

SEOUL : South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol on Tuesday said the government will aggressively cut expenditure and sell assets at public enterprises to better allocate public spending for growing welfare demand. Speaking at a policy meeting, Yoon said he wi...

 2022-07-05 02:35 

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Yellen raises concerns of China's 'unfair' economic practices in call with Liu...

WASHINGTON : U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen raised concerns about what the U.S. calls China's...

 2022-07-05 02:31 

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New Zealand players sign five-year equal pay deal...

New Zealand Cricket and the players' association signed a five-year deal on Tuesday that will see male and female cricketers receive equal pay.The agreement will see women's players at both international and domestic level receive the same match f...

 2022-07-05 02:22 

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S Korea to lift nuclear power's share of energy mix to 30% by 2030...

SEOUL : South Korea's industry ministry announced on Tuesday it will increase the contribution of nuclear power in the country's power mix to 30 per cent or more by 2030.South Korea's new president, Yoon Suk-yeol, has rejected the idea of phas...

 2022-07-05 02:22 

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South Korea to lift nuclear power share of energy mix to 30% by 2030...

SEOUL: South Korea plans to increase the contribution of nuclear power in the country's power source mix to 30 per cent or more by 2030 from 27.4 per cent in 2021, the industry ministry said on Tuesday (Jul 5). South Korea's new president, Yoon Su...

 2022-07-05 02:22 

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S Korea to lift nuclear share of energy mix to 30% by 2030 from 27% last year...

SEOUL :South Korea plans to increase the contribution of nuclear power in the country's energy mix to 30 per cent or more by 2030 from 27 per cent in 2021, the industry ministry said on Tuesday, pledging to resume stalled construction work on two reac...

 2022-07-05 02:21 

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Workplace safety breaches double to more than 9,000 in first six months of 2022: MOM...

SINGAPORE: There were more than 9,000 workplace safety breaches that the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) took enforcement action against in the first six months of 2022. This was double the number of such breaches in the same period last year, Manpower Ministe...

 2022-07-05 02:16 

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Samsung to invest $500 million in Mexico, foreign minister says...

Samsung Electronics will invest $500 million in Mexico in order to increase production of home appliances in the country, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday.On Twitter, Ebrard said the investment will be in the northern border city of ...

 2022-07-05 02:14 

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Thai June headline CPI +7.66 y/y, beats forecast...

BANGKOK : Thailand's headline consumer price index (CPI) jumped 7.66 per cent in June from a year earlier, a stronger increase than expected, driven up by higher energy prices, the commerce ministry said on Tuesday.That compared with a forecast for a ...

 2022-07-05 02:11 

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Taiwan's Foxconn raises full-year outlook on strong tech demand...

TAIPEI : Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, raised its full-year business outlook on Monday thanks to strong sales of smartphones and servers despite concerns of slowing demand due to rising inflation. Like other glo...

 2022-07-05 01:59 

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China says Vice Premier Liu had 'constructive' exchange with US Yellen...

BEIJING : China's commerce ministry said Vice Premier Liu He had a...

 2022-07-05 01:50 

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China's June services activity expands at fastest in almost a year - Caixin PMI...

BEIJING : China's services activity snapped three months of decline in June and grew at the fastest rate in almost a year as easing COVID curbs revived demand, although firms remained cautious about hiring, a private-sector survey showed on Tuesday.Th...

 2022-07-05 01:48 

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All Blacks lose locks Whitelock, Vaa'i for second Ireland test...

All Blacks locks Sam Whitelock and Tupou Vaa'i have been ruled out of New Zealand's second test against Ireland in Dunedin on Saturday.Whitelock, who became the All Blacks' second-most capped player at the weekend, could also miss the third te...

 2022-07-05 01:17 

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Brent up as strike in Norway threatens to disrupt oil, gas output...

SINGAPORE : Brent crude futures extended gains on Tuesday as a strike in Norway is expected to disrupt oil and gas output, fanning tight supply worries.Brent crude futures rose 82 cents, or 0.7 per cent, to $114.32 a barrel by 0105 GMT after a 2.4 per cen...

 2022-07-05 01:16 

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Philippines June inflation at 6.1% year-on-year, tops market forecasts...

MANILA: Philippine annual inflation surged to 6.1 per cent in June, pulling away from the official 2 per cent to 4 per cent target band, due mainly to higher energy costs and prices of some food items, the statistics agency said on Tuesday (Jul 5). The he...

 2022-07-05 01:16 

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Philippine inflation near 4-year high, cements prospect of more rate hikes...

MANILA : Philippine inflation surged to the highest level in nearly four years in June, cementing expectations for more interest rate hikes and increasing the prospect of the central bank acting more aggressively to temper price pressures.The consumer pri...

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