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 2021-04-22 20:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Consider the effects of urbanisation in sustainable drainage plans...

In 1972, PUB finished constructing a canal that runs from Bukit Timah Road/Dunearn Road near Sixth Avenue to Clementi Road, to contain the frequent floods in the areas.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 20:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Take care of migrant workers as we do our own children...

It is time to ensure safe transportation for migrant workers (PIE accident leaves one dead, 16 injured, April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 20:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Recognise efforts of medical lab professionals too in fight against Covid-19...

Not all heroes wear capes; some wear laboratory coats.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 20:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Build memorial at Alexandra Hospital as reminder to cherish freedom...

I was indignant to read that Japanese soldiers committed the Alexandra Hospital massacre of Feb 14, 1942, while pursuing Allied troops who had fired at them from the hospital grounds (Archaeological survey being conducted at Alexandra Hospital, April 20)....

 2021-04-22 19:58 

The Strait Times

US to send reinforcements to protect troop withdrawal from Afghanistan...

General Kenneth McKenzie repeats US military concerns that the withdrawal could allow the Taleban to advance.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 19:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Ibrahimovic agrees contract extension with AC Milan...

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the Serie A club beyond his 40th birthday....

 2021-04-22 19:46 

The Strait Times

US Senate passes hate crimes Bill after Asian American attacks...

The 94-1 bipartisan vote responds to growing calls for action, including from President Joe Biden.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 19:46 

Channel NewsAsia

British archer Folkard back for fifth Games after giving birth...

LONDON: Naomi Folkard said after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics that she was ready to retire from archery because she needed to get a life ......

 2021-04-22 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Atletico see off Huesca to stay in control of La Liga title race...

Atletico Madrid stayed in control of La Liga's title race by beating struggling Huesca 2-0 at home on Thursday (Apr 22) with goals in each half by ......

 2021-04-22 19:37 

Jakarta Globe

BMW Introduces M Performance Parts to Indonesian Enthusiasts...

Not just the look, M Performance parts also add some performance for racing experience behind the steering wheel....

 2021-04-22 19:37 

Jakarta Globe

Without Sight, There is Still Light...

Raudlatul Makfufin —an Islamic boarding school for the visually impaired— teaches their students how to read the Koran in braille....

 2021-04-22 19:37 

Jakarta Globe

Neighbors Offer Help as Search for Missing Indonesian Submarine Continues...

Singapore was the first to deploy personnel and a rescue vessel within hours since the news broke....

 2021-04-22 19:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Pfizer COVID-19 shot effective for people with chronic diseases: Israel study...

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is effective at preventing symptomatic and severe disease in people with some chronic ......

 2021-04-22 19:31 

Jakarta Post

Sailors on missing KRI Nanggala submarine have oxygen until Saturday...

The defence officials were speaking at a news conference a day after the 44-year-old submarine went missing while conducting a torpedo drill north of the island of Bali. The chief of staff said weather conditions for the search and rescue efforts were cal...

 2021-04-22 19:22 

The Strait Times

US stocks fall on reports Biden eyeing big tax hike...

Biden reportedly plans to almost double the capital gains tax.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 19:14 

Jakarta Post

Ex-nun seeks justice against priest for ‘deceptive sexual abuse’ (Part 3 of 3)...

A woman has been struggling with mental health issues as she seeks justice for the alleged sexual abuse and deception that she experienced as a nun, when a priest in her diocese in Sumba got her pregnant and continues to find refuge in the Catholic Church...

 2021-04-22 19:12 

Vietnam News

The Mekong Connect centre on Ph Quc brings local specialties closer to tourists...

The Mekong Connect, a centre for food and tourism products from the Mekong Delta provinces, officially opened on Ph Quc Island on Wednesday....

 2021-04-22 19:08 

Jakarta Post

China warns of 'serious harm' to relations as Australia scraps BRI deal...

Canberra pulled the deal with Victoria state late Wednesday, in a move destined to provoke Beijing but justified by the Defence Minister as necessary to prevent Australia hosting a giant infrastructure scheme used for propaganda....

 2021-04-22 19:08 

Jakarta Post

Capital punishment on rise in Indonesia, driven by drug offenses: Amnesty...

Indonesia recorded an increase in the number of death sentences last year, mostly for drug offenders, and with the COVID-19 pandemic prompting many trials to be held online, due process of law is at risk, according to Amnesty International....

 2021-04-22 19:04 

Jakarta Post

Halodoc raises $80m in series C funding to focus on vaccine rollout...

After piloting vaccination drive-thru clinics with the government in Jakarta and Bali earlier this year, the telemedicine start-up says it will use the new funds to help coordinate the vaccine rollout....

 2021-04-22 18:52 

Philippine Star

Worried police have profiled you? IBP has guidance on what to do...

If police asked for your personal data and you fear that you have been profiled, Integrated Bar of the Philippines President Domingo Egon Cayosa gives guidance on what to do....

 2021-04-22 18:52 

Philippine Star

500K more Sinovac doses arrive in Manila...
 2021-04-22 18:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Cristante stunner earns Roma draw with 10-man Atalanta...

Atalanta missed the chance to go second in Serie A on Thursday (Apr 22) as AS Roma fought back to earn a 1-1 draw against the 10-man visitors at ......

 2021-04-22 18:48 

The Strait Times

Renewable energy boost at heart of national climate plan for China...

It plans to boost its use of renewable energy to reduce its reliance on coal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

France may grant early COVID-19 vaccine access to obese people, says minister...

French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Thursday the authorities were considering granting early access to COVID-19 vaccine to people ......

 2021-04-22 18:38 

Channel NewsAsia

French PM confirms COVID-19 travel restrictions to be lifted May 3...

French Prime Minister Jean Castex confirmed on Thursday (Apr 22) that domestic travel restrictions will be lifted on May 3 and that secondary ......

 2021-04-22 18:34 

ABS-CBN

Chinese boats keep up steady presence at Julian Felipe Reef, says US ship tracker...

Activity of fleet over the last two years defies commercial explanation, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says....

 2021-04-22 18:32 

The Strait Times

Czechs order Russia to pull out most embassy staff in worsening spy row...

The move requires Russia to have the same number of envoys as the Czech Republic has in Moscow.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 18:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Kohli becomes first batsman to score 6,000 IPL runs...

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli became on Thursday the first batsman to score 6,000 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL)....

 2021-04-22 18:30 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar crisis summit a test for ASEAN's credibility: Thailand...

Security forces in Myanmar have killed at least 739 people since a February 1 military coup ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, according to a local monitoring group....

 2021-04-22 18:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Barcelona call Super League historic opportunity, wary of making rash decision...

BARCELONA: Barcelona have justified signing up to the European Super League by saying it was a...

 2021-04-22 18:15 

The Strait Times

As India is added to travel red-list, Britain finds 55 more cases of coronavirus variant...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain found 55 more cases of the B.1.617 coronavirus variant first detected in India in latest weekly figures, Public Health England said on Thursday (April 22), with India set to be added on the travel red list from Friday morning.. ...

 2021-04-22 18:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Czechs to cut Russian diplomat numbers amid spat...

The Czech government said Thursday it would slap a ceiling on the Russian embassy workforce as part of a spiralling diplomatic row, which means ......

 2021-04-22 18:07 

The Strait Times

Golf: Aussie golfer Adam Scott withdraws from Olympics, says report...

The timing of the July 29-Aug 1 tournament in Japan doesn't fit into Scott's schedule.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Nadal downs battling Nishikori to reach Barcelona quarter-finals...

Rafael Nadal needed to go the distance for the second successive day in Barcelona, defeating Japan's Kei Nishikori to make the last-eight and stay ......

 2021-04-22 17:56 

The Strait Times

Biden eyeing capital gains tax as high as 43.4% for wealthy...

The plan would boost the capital gains rate to 39.6 per cent for those earning US$1 million (S$1.3 million) or more.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 17:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Pliskova fights back to set up clash with Barty in Stuttgart...

Karolina Pliskova will face world number one Ashleigh Barty in the quarter-finals of Stuttgart's WTA clay-court tournament after seeing off Jelena ......

 2021-04-22 17:51 

ABS-CBN

2 lalaki tiklo sa tangka umanong magpuslit ng marijuana sa Isabela...

Nasa 6 na marijuana brick at 1 nakabalot ng tubular form na marijuana ang nakumpiska sa quarantine checkpoint sa lungsod ng Santiago....

 2021-04-22 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

The spending strains of Europe's top soccer leagues...

LONDON: The furore created by what looks to be a now-failed plan for a breakaway European soccer 'Super League' was born out a need to ......

 2021-04-22 17:43 

ABS-CBN

Criminology student timbog matapos makuhanan umano ng shabu sa Cotabato...

Tumatanggap umano ang suspek ng motorsiklo bilang pambayad o kapalit ng kaniyang ibinebentang droga....

 2021-04-22 17:40 

Manila Standard

Oust 'Red hunters'—Sotto...

Senate President Vicente Sotto III pushed back against moves by some senators to defund the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), saying it would be hasty to end a program because of irresponsible statements from some of i...

 2021-04-22 17:35 

The Strait Times

Football: Uefa weighs Super League revenge and changing Euro host cities...

Members are set to meet with revenge on their minds following the attempted Super League breakaway.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 17:32 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Pliskova fights back to set up clash with Barty in Stuttgart...

Pliskova sees off Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in a three-set battle.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 17:30 

Jakarta Post

Six sentenced to death for masterminding Mako Brimob riot...

On Wednesday, the court found the defendants, aged between 25 and 54, guilty of committing terrorism in the May 2018 incident at the Mobile Brigade headquarters, according to court officials....

 2021-04-22 17:30 

Manila Standard

Catnap photo depicts heavy frontline load...

If a person saves a life, they call him or her a hero. If a person saves a thousand lives, they call him or her a nursing attendant....

 2021-04-22 17:21 

The Strait Times

Golf: No. 1 Johnson, DeChambeau among 48 into US Open field...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Top-ranked Dustin Johnson, defending champion Bryson DeChambeau and seven other past winners were among 48 golfers named on Thursday (April 22) to the 2021 US Open field on exemptions by the US Golf Association.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2021-04-22 17:20 

Manila Standard

Community pantries breed variants, spread to E. Timor...

From community pantries for humans and fur babies to "pan-tree" seedlings aimed at boosting food security, the spirit of bayanihan has reached the shores of East Timor after a Filipino vice consul broached the idea to Timorese friends and fellow d...

 2021-04-22 17:18 

ABS-CBN

Negosyante patay sa pamamaril habang nagja-jogging sa Ilocos Norte...

Ayon sa pulisya, bukod sa pagiging negosyante ng biktima, pulitika ang isa pa sa mga pinag-aaralang anggulo sa pagpaslang na naganap sa bayan ng Paoay....

 2021-04-22 17:14 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Nadal downs battling Nishikori to reach Barcelona quarter-finals...

Nadal will next face Britain's Cameron Norrie, a fellow left-hander, for a place in the semi-finals.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-22 17:10 

ABS-CBN

Gordon: COVID vaccine program will take 5 years to compete at current pace...

"With the last 7-day average of 43,835 (vaccinations), it will take 4.8 years or until 2026 to complete 70 percent vaccination of the 77 million Filipinos," said Senator Gordon....

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