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 2021-10-23 07:39 

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Some COVID-19 measures may be eased if weekly infection growth rate drops below 1: Lawrence Wong...

SINGAPORE: Singapore will ease some COVID-19 measures such as allowing household members to dine-in together if the weekly infection growth rate drops below 1, said co-chair of the multi-ministry task force Lawrence Wong on Saturday (Oct 23). The weekly i...

 2021-10-23 07:24 

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Australia overcome Japan in Oita to extend winning streak...

The Wallabies had a minor scare late in the game but held on to launch their end-of-season tour with a 32-23 victory over Japan in Oita on Saturday and extend their winning streak to five tests. Wingers Tom Wright and Jordan Petaia crossed for tries in th...

 2021-10-23 07:09 

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Raducanu's Romania run to be in front on empty stands...

There will be no fans to cheer Emma Raducanu when she plays in Romania, the home country of her father, next week after a government decision forced the organisers to host the WTA 250 tournament without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Oct. 25-...

 2021-10-23 06:29 

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Tokyo Kikai shareholders approve poison pill, setting up court battle...

TOKYO : Shareholders in Tokyo Kikai Seisakusho Ltd approved a...

 2021-10-23 06:09 

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Injury forces Federici to retire ahead of A-League season...

Former Australia goalkeeper Adam Federici has announced his retirement due to injury less than a month before the start of the new A-League season.The 36-year-old had been named captain at Macarthur FC following the retirement of Mark Milligan at the end ...

 2021-10-23 05:36 

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Ratings agency cuts China growth forecast on property woes...

BEIJING: Ratings agency Fitch on Thursday (Oct 21) cut its growth forecast for China's economy this year citing a slowdown in the country's colossal property sector, which is also facing headwinds over faltering real estate giant Evergrande.China ...

 2021-10-23 05:18 

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After the Rain: JJ Lin announces two-day concert in November...

The Singaporean singer took to Instagram on Friday (Oct 22) to tell his fans about it, calling the concert a "charity special"....

 2021-10-23 05:16 

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Australia's Melbourne enjoys weekend of eased COVID-19 curbs after long lockdown...

MELBOURNE: Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, began its first weekend out of the world's longest string of COVID-19 lockdowns with spontaneous street parties, live music and packed pubs, bars and restaurants.Home to about 5 million people...

 2021-10-23 05:01 

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North Korea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China...

SEOUL: North Korea on Saturday (Oct 23) accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its "reckless" backing of Taiwan, and said that the growing US military presence in the region constitutes a potential threat ...

 2021-10-23 04:58 

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New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak spreads to South Island...

AUCKLAND: New Zealand reported 104 new coronavirus infections on Saturday (Oct 23), including the first community case of the virus in the country's South Island in nearly a year, health officials said.Most of the new infections were reported in Auckl...

 2021-10-23 04:44 

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Doping-British para cyclist McBride gets three-year ban for use of ostarine...

British para-cyclist Erin McBride has been banned from all sport for three years following Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) for using the prohibited substance ostarine, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) said in a statement https://www.ukad.org.uk/news/british-para...

 2021-10-23 04:44 

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British para cyclist McBride gets three-year ban for use of ostarine...

LONDON: British para-cyclist Erin McBride has been banned from all sport for three years following Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) for using the prohibited substance ostarine, the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) said in a statement.McBride, a 23-year-old visual...

 2021-10-23 04:41 

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China passes law to cut homework pressure on students...

SHANGHAI: China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the...

 2021-10-23 04:19 

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Vietnam to open Phu Quoc island to vaccinated tourists in November...

HANOI: Vietnam plans to reopen the resort island of Phu Quoc to vaccinated foreign visitors in late November, authorities said, as the country looks to reboot its tourism industry after almost two years of closure.Phu Quoc, which lies around 10km off Camb...

 2021-10-23 03:39 

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Missing women's World Cup trophy found in attic after 15 years...

The original women's World Cup trophy has been found in the attic of a house belonging to an administrator's parents after going missing for more than 15 years, England's Rugby Football Union has said.The trophy had gone missing after England ...

 2021-10-23 03:39 

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Epic Games opposes Apple's effort to pause antitrust trial orders...
 2021-10-23 03:30 

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2 people taken to hospital after car crashes into Ulu Pandan Community Club...

SINGAPORE: A driver and his passenger were taken to hospital after their car crashed into Ulu Pandan Community Club on Friday (Oct 22) evening.The police said that they were alerted to the accident at 170 Ghim Moh Road at about 6.40pm on Friday. The drive...

 2021-10-23 03:30 

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Car crashes into Ulu Pandan Community Club, 2 taken to hospital...

SINGAPORE: A driver and his passenger were taken to hospital after their car crashed into Ulu Pandan Community Club on Friday (Oct 22) evening.The police said that they were alerted to the accident at 170 Ghim Moh Road at about 6.40pm on Friday. The drive...

 2021-10-23 03:09 

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Ronaldo backs Man Utd to adapt and overcome slow start...

Manchester United's players need time to adjust to each other and their playing styles, forward Cristiano Ronaldo said, encouraging his team to overcome their inconsistent start to the Premier League campaign.United brought in the likes of Ronaldo, fo...

 2021-10-23 02:27 

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EXPLAINER: Guns on movie sets: How does that work?...

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after Alec Baldwin fired a loaded weapon that was handed to him by an assistant director who mistakenly believed it was safe to use on...

 2021-10-23 02:27 

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Guns on movie sets: How does that work?...

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after Alec Baldwin fired a loaded weapon that was handed to him by an assistant director who mistakenly believed it was safe to use on...

 2021-10-23 02:03 

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Prop gun in Alec Baldwin accidental movie set shooting had live rounds: Police...

SANTA FE, New Mexico: Alec Baldwin was handed what was described as a safe...

 2021-10-23 00:51 

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UN fears 'mass atrocity crimes' in Myanmar as troops gather in north...

The United Nations said on Friday (Oct 22) it feared an even greater human rights catastrophe in Myanmar amid reports of thousands of troops massing in the north of the Southeast Asian country, which has been in chaos since a February coup....

 2021-10-23 00:24 

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US kills senior Al-Qaeda leader in Syria with drone strike...

The US military killed senior Al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar in a drone strike in Syria on Friday (Oct 22), a US Central Command spokesman said....

 2021-10-23 00:14 

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Barty pulls out of WTA Finals to focus on Australian Open preparations...

World number one Ash Barty will not defend her WTA Finals title in Mexico next month after the Wimbledon champion decided to bring an early end to her 2021 season.Barty won the season-ending tournament when it was last held in Shenzhen in November 2019 bu...

 2021-10-22 23:54 

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Japan ruling party heavyweight outlines economic security agenda...

TOKYO : The Secretary General of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party Akira Amari (LDP) on Saturday outlined the new government's policy of economic security focusing on the two pillars of...

 2021-10-22 23:54 

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Japan to focus on supply chain chokepoints in security push: Official...

TOKYO: Japan's economic security strategy will focus on two pillars of...

 2021-10-22 23:16 

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Meet Noodle, the TikTok pug who decides what your day will be like...

Jonathan Graziano's TikTok videos of his dog Noodle have raked in millions of views for not only bringing smiles to people but setting their moods for the day....

 2021-10-22 23:13 

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Old is new again: Why vintage clothes shopping is back...

It's all in the name of sustainability and you have to admit, there's a certain charm to wearing pre-loved clothes from a past era. With Singapore extending its Vaccinated Travel Lane to the US, you might want to consider checking out these stores...

 2021-10-22 23:12 

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Alec Baldwin heart-broken over prop gun accident, problems reported on movie set...

SANTA FE, New Mexico: Actor Alec Baldwin said on Friday (Oct 22) he was in shock over his accidental fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set, as reports emerg...

 2021-10-22 23:12 

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Alec Baldwin heart-broken over prop gun accident, problems reported on movie set...

SANTA FE, New Mexico: Actor Alec Baldwin said on Friday (Oct 22) he was in shock over his accidental fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set, as reports emerg...

 2021-10-22 23:09 

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Exercise is more important than weight loss for a longer life, study shows...

For better health and a longer life span, exercise is more important than weight loss, especially if you are overweight or obese, according to an interesting new review of the relationships between fitness, weight, heart health and longevity....

 2021-10-22 23:09 

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US would make awesome World Cup host, says Whitelock...

The United States would be an excellent place to host a Rugby World Cup given growing enthusiasm for the game and the country's track record for staging mega sporting events, All Blacks captain Sam Whitelock said on Friday.Speaking to reporters on the...

 2021-10-22 23:03 

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Paralysed at 20, she now fights for disability rights in Singapore...

Quadriplegic Fathima Zohra tells CNA Lifestyle that she hopes Singaporeans will...

 2021-10-22 22:59 

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Prop guns spark debate after cinematographer's death on set...

An on-set shooting death has reignited concern about the use of prop guns like the weapon actor Alec Baldwin discharged in the killing of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins while filming a movie in New Mexico.Some prop guns are non-firing facsimile weapons, ...

 2021-10-22 22:28 

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Family feuds, sibling rivalry: What this cult TV series tells us about family businesses...

Season 3 of the Emmy-winning HBO show Succession revolves around the coma-stricken, billionaire patriarch of a family business and his children, who compete to inherit his assets. But art imitates life: The plot has parallels to real-life magnates and the...

 2021-10-22 22:25 

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From Singapore to Vancouver: 5 TikTok accounts for a glimpse into the lives of the wealthy...

Yes, luxury TikTok is a thing. Want to have a look at the most extravagant houses, out-of-this-world supercars and lavish hotel stays? Simply follow these accounts....

 2021-10-22 22:15 

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The life of vets: Busier than ever as pet ownership rises, but they can't 'walk on water'...

More pet owners are treating their dogs, cats and even hamsters as part of the family. How does this affect the work of animal doctors? On The Red Dot follows three vet clinics for three months to find out....

 2021-10-22 22:09 

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Hollywood remembers cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' immense talent...

A heartbroken Hollywood rushed to pay tribute to cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on Friday after she was accidentally shot dead by actor Alec Baldwin on a movie set.The 42-year-old was working as director of photography on the New Mexico set of new Wester...

 2021-10-22 22:09 

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Wall St Week Ahead: Tech giants' earnings may be another test for markets at new highs...

NEW YORK : Investors are homing in on a flood of earnings reports from Wall Street's tech and Internet giants, as the high-growth stocks that have led markets higher for years face pressures from regulation, supply-chain snags and rising Treasury yiel...

 2021-10-22 22:09 

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Verstappen calls Hamilton 'idiot' as F1 rivals clash...

Red Bull's championship leader Max Verstappen called Lewis Hamilton a...

 2021-10-22 22:09 

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Verstappen calls Hamilton a 'stupid idiot' as F1 rivals clash...

:Formula One's title rivalry flared up on Friday with championship leader Max Verstappen calling Lewis Hamilton a...

 2021-10-22 22:01 

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Commentary: When adult children choose to move out, relationships can improve...

Marriage does not have to be the reason some adult children move out. Living apart can bring everyone closer, says writer Josephine Chia....

 2021-10-22 22:01 

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IN FOCUS: After losing parents to COVID-19, Malaysian children and caregivers are picking up the pieces...

It is always a traumatic process for children to suddenly lose their parents to illness. CNA looks at how COVID-19 has upended the lives of children in Malaysia....

 2021-10-22 22:01 

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Commentary: Goodbye A380, is this the end of the super jumbo passenger plane?...

COVID-19 may be partially at fault but so too are airlines when the promise of in-flight bars, lounging areas and other potential perks of the A380 never materialised, says NUS Business School's Associate Professor Nitin Pangarkar....

 2021-10-22 22:01 

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Commentary: Does time seem to creep by? Then reevaluate your feelings about the pandemic...

Your views on the pandemic relate to your sense of time, emotional states and how much you cooperate with COVID-19 rules, say researchers....

 2021-10-22 22:01 

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Commentary: Workplace safety on a film set isn't different from any other...

In a horrendous accident, a cinematographer has died and a director has been injured after American actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun while filming in New Mexico. Two filmmakers explain why a movie set has to take safety seriously....

 2021-10-22 21:59 

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Lambie wins men's pursuit gold as Ganna fails to make final...

ROUBAIX, France : Ashton Lambie of the United States won men's pursuit gold at the track cycling world championships on Friday with Italy's four-times champion Filippo Ganna having to settle for bronze after failing to qualify for the final.World ...

 2021-10-22 21:54 

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Tunisia imposes COVID-19 vaccine pass on Tunisians and all foreign visitors...

TUNIS: Tunisia is imposing COVID-19 vaccine passes on Tunisians and all foreign visitors, a presidential decree showed on Friday (Oct 22).Officials, employees and users are required to show a card proving inoculation against the coronavirus to access publ...

 2021-10-22 21:54 

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Fed's Powell says 'premature' to up rates despite inflation risk...

WASHINGTON: Despite a risk that high inflation in the United States could persist, it would be...

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