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 2021-09-18 21:00 

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200 arrested in violent clashes at anti-lockdown rally in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE Several police officers were wounded and hundreds of protesters were arrested in Australia's second-most populous city yesterday in violent clashes at an anti-lockdown march.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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No pro-China pressure put on World Bank staff, says ex-CEO...

WASHINGTON International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva has denied allegations that she pressured World Bank staff to alter data to favour China during her time as World Bank chief executive officer, as the IMF's executive board launched a f...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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F&B outlets in CBD hardest hit with people working from home...

Eateries have seen a drop in business over the last two weeks, following the Government's advisory on Sept 6 for the public to cut down on social gatherings.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Langkawi reopens to domestic tourists but some cautious...

LANGKAWI Five-star hotels on Malaysia's Langkawi island are reporting high occupancy with attractive promotional rates being offered, as the island is reopened for domestic travellers fully vaccinated against Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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It's home learning for primary kids...

All Primary 1 to 5 pupils and special education school pupils will go on full home-based learning from Sept 27 until Oct 6, amid a spike in Covid-19 cases. Yesterday, 1,009 new cases were detected here.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Food prices set to soar amid labour crunch...

Across the world, a dearth of workers is shaking up food supply chains.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Bestsellers...

FICTION. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Catch sword swallowing, acrobatic roller-skating at La Clique...

Heather Holliday swallows swords and eats fire for a living, but you would not be able to guess that just by looking at her.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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US tycoon Robert Durst found guilty of murdering best friend...

LOS ANGELES A California jury has found multimillionaire real estate heir Robert Durst guilty of murdering his best friend Susan Berman in 2000, the first homicide conviction for a man suspected of killing three people in three states over the past 39 yea...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Organisations serving the elderly cut down on physical interactions...

SINGAPORE - Every week, Mr Chew Teck Sang, 72, calls about 10 seniors living in rental flats in Bendemeer to check on how they are coping amid the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Moderna vaccine edges Pfizer jab in new US study...

WASHINGTON A new study released by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the latest to suggest that the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine gives better long-term protection against hospitalisation than the Pfizer jab.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Yapp topples world No. 1...

He was trembling before and after his match, but crucially, Aloysius Yapp was steady during it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Doctor out cycling with friends delivers baby at bus stop...

At first, he thought an accident had occurred, so was not prepared for a woman giving birth.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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City stalemate sees them 3 points behind Liverpool...

LONDON Manchester City were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Southampton in the English Premier League yesterday, despite being handed a reprieve by the VAR (video assistant referee) that led to Kyle Walker's red card being overturned.. Read more at ...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Learning from younger Singaporeans about building community...

The older I get, the more I realise I need to learn from people younger than me.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Blues not at best but tough to beat: Boss...

LONDON Chelsea are not yet playing at their best but are doing enough to ensure they remain a tough side to beat in the Premier League, manager Thomas Tuchel said on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Covid-19 celebrity weddings...

Celebrity couples who tied the knot during the Covid-19 pandemic had to go low-key, forgoing the usual high-profile coverage, lavish setting and star-studded guest list.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Chelsea manager Tuchel is the king of clean sheets...

Tottenham were ahead of Chelsea. Only on goal difference, admittedly, but with a game in hand. It was as recently as February, when they last met. It was Thomas Tuchel's third game as Chelsea manager but his first against elite opponents. In the oppos...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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'My toughest assignment': Khaw Boon Wan on his new role as SPH Media Trust chairman...

Mr Khaw Boon Wan came out of retirement to chair SPH Media Trust. He tells Executive Editor Sumiko Tan what his priorities are.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Rahm gets early Ryder Cup prep after Fortinet exit...

SAN FRANCISCO World No. 1 Jon Rahm of Spain can now focus on preparing for next week's Ryder Cup after missing the cut at the Fortinet Championship on Friday, as Maverick McNealy capped a wild eight-under 64 with a chip-in eagle to grab the halfway le...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Other titles to check out...

THE UPPER WORLD. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Don't sideline access amid pandemic...

Whenever Mr Mohd Hussain Abdul Jabbar, 62, visited a mall in his teens, his friends had to carry him in his wheelchair up the stairs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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SPH Media Trust chairman Khaw Boon Wan sets his sights on accelerating digital transformation in newsrooms...

Resources in ST newsroom to be expanded, TNP to go fully digital and BT newsroom to lead in transformation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Boks lose game, top spot...

MELBOURNE Australia coach Dave Rennie praised his team's...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Young and in over their heads with $80k debt...

SINGAPORE - Two young Singaporeans have become record-holders of sorts after they dabbled in risky and complex investments that bewilder even many adults.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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More financial, emotional support ahead for caregivers...

Women often have additional caregiving responsibilities, caring either for children or elderly parents.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Why what victim wore could matter...

For reasons as simple as locating the victim on closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage, or retrieving items for forensic analysis, what the victim wore during the assault is important to uncover the facts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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No longer cool to live near the office?...

(BLOOMBERG) - Affluent New Yorkers used to pay a premium to live in apartments that are within walking distance to their offices in the city. The pandemic has turned that calculus upside down.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Red Devils can win EPL this year: Moyes...

LONDON Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United must...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Indian firms building eco-friendly and affordable air taxis...

Professor Satya Chakravarthy works out of a five-storey building, heading the world's largest combustion research centre.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Widening protection for gig workers...

The advisory committee on platform workers met for the first time last week and said it does not rule out making legislative changes to protect gig workers. This should be a welcome assurance to such workers who need better safety nets. The committee'...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Luxury properties in S'pore selling like hot cakes...

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 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Why knowing sexual history helps police...

It might be a deeply personal issue for some, and others might even be offended when asked.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Young leaders lauded for projects to help the less privileged...

Mr Alwis Lim, 18, spent three evenings every week between January and March this year getting to know primary and secondary school children living in rental flats in Kebun Baru.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Wu Zetian with bound feet and as a pilot? You bet...

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 2021-09-18 21:00 

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'My toughest assignment'...

When Mr Khaw Boon Wan retired from 42 years of public service in June last year, he knew exactly how he would spend his days.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Formidable blend of genres that is also a delight...

FANTASY. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Helping S'pore women make further progress...

More equal opportunities in the workplace. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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SPH restructuring - the backstory...

On Sept 10, 97.55 per cent of shareholders of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) voted in favour of a plan by the company to hive off its media business, paving the way for the formation of a company limited by guarantee (CLG) called SPH Media Trust.. Read mo...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Why the young don't view 'debt' as a problem...

SINGAPORE - Most of us would probably have sleepless nights and no end to anxiety if our credit cards have debt that keeps piling up by the thousands of dollars.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Britain simplifies rules for travel to England in boost to tourism sector...

LONDON Britain has simplified rules for international travel to England in a boost to the tourism industry, including scrapping the need for fully vaccinated passengers to take expensive Covid-19 tests on arrival from low-risk countries.. Read more at str...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Tales beyond the borders of reality...

In a futuristic underground cemetery, machines dispense electronic prayers for the departed. A man's shadow splits into two. A serial killer stalks Singapore, posing victims in tableaux inspired by South-east Asian art.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Malaysia urges peace, warns of arms race following Aukus pact...

PETALING JAYA Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob reminded his Australian counterpart that Malaysia upholds the principle of preserving the Asean region as a Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Helping rape victims who come forward...

In the sleepless hours after she had been raped by a man she once thought she would marry, Bella (not her real name), felt lost.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Women should get more equal opportunities at workplace: PM...

Women should have real choices between work and family commitments, and be given more equal opportunities at the workplace, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Masks from Temasek Foundation: More than 2.6m boxes collected...

SINGAPORE - When Ms Chong Lee Lee, 56, went to Northpoint Cold Storage days after Temasek Foundation began its mask distribution exercise, there was no stock.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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France recalls US, Australia envoys amid submarine row...

PARIS/CANBERRA/WASHINGTON France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia after it recalled its ambassadors from both countries over a trilateral security deal which sank a French-designed submarine contract wit...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Fighting bigotry is everyone's business...

I am fearful of a gap-toothed seven-year-old with an abiding love for L.O.L Surprise dolls. I am apprehensive about a time 14 years from now when she might ask me: So what sort of world have you left us? What type of citizen were you?. Read more at strait...

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Singaporeans still out and about but more cautious as daily cases rise...

Many are taking more precautions like avoiding crowded areas.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-18 21:00 

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Afghan girls left out as secondary school boys resume classes...

KABUL Girls were excluded from returning to secondary schools in Afghanistan yesterday, after the country's new Taliban rulers ordered only boys and male teachers back to the classroom.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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