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 2021-09-23 04:44 

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Golf: Garcia's wife calls on US Ryder Cup fans to cheer not jeer...

The American wife of Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia has called on her compatriots to show European players respect during the Ryder Cup after being embarrassed by some U.S. fans at the 2016 competition in Minnesota.Angela Akins said she hoped there would be...

 2021-09-23 04:44 

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Golf: Garcia's American wife calls on US Ryder Cup fans to cheer not jeer...

:The American wife of Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia has called on her compatriots to show European players respect during the Ryder Cup after being embarrassed by some U.S. fans at the 2016 competition in Minnesota.Angela Akins said she hoped there would b...

 2021-09-23 04:44 

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Garcia's American wife calls on US Ryder Cup fans to cheer not jeer...

:The American wife of Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia has called on her compatriots to show European players respect during the Ryder Cup after being embarrassed by some U.S. fans at the 2016 competition in Minnesota.Angela Akins said she hoped there would b...

 2021-09-23 04:42 

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US court orders Facebook to release records of anti-Rohingya content: Report...

A United States federal judge has ordered Facebook to release records of accounts connected to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the social media giant had shut down, the Wall Street Journal reported.The judge in Washington criticised Facebook for fa...

 2021-09-23 04:35 

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Inclusiveness, sustainability among key priorities for Indonesia's G20 presidency: President Jokowi...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said inclusiveness and sustainability would be among the country's priorities when it assumes the G20 presidency next year. Jokowi, as the p...

 2021-09-23 04:34 

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Australia's Commonwealth Bank mocks Apple's 'pro-competition' claim...

SYDNEY : Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the country's largest lender, accused Apple Inc on Thursday of uncompetitive behaviour over control of payments on its phones, which have grown to about a third of all consumer payments.The remarks come after t...

 2021-09-23 04:34 

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Australia's Commonwealth Bank mocks Apple's 'pro-competition' claim...

SYDNEY: Commonwealth Bank of Australia accused Apple on Thursday (Sep 23) of uncompetitive behaviour over control of payments on its phones, which have grown to about a third of all in-person payments the country's largest lender processes.Matt Comyn,...

 2021-09-23 04:24 

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Supply chain snarls could cost automakers US$210 billion this year, forecast finds...

DETROIT : Global automakers could lose US$210 billion in revenue this year because of supply chain disruptions, nearly double a forecast earlier this year, consulting firm Alixpartners said Thursday.A shortage of semiconductors is just part of the problem...

 2021-09-23 04:15 

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Japan doubles COVID-19 vaccine donation pledge to 60 million doses...

TOKYO: Japan will double its COVID-19 vaccine donations intended for needy countries to about 60 million doses, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said at a virtual summit on Thursday (Sep 23).The pledge adds to a previous agreement to provide 30 million doses...

 2021-09-23 04:13 

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Command and conquer: Game-like system helps SAF choose weapons on battlefield more effectively...

SINGAPORE: The interface of the Singapore Armed Forces' (SAF) new command and control information system (CCIS) is similar to what you would find on any war strategy video game.The left side of the screen shows a mission portal indicating all that nee...

 2021-09-23 04:09 

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Rugby: Hodge starts, O'Connor back on the bench for settled Wallabies...

MELBOURNE : Reece Hodge will make his first Wallabies start of the year when Australia take on Argentina in the Rugby Championship on Saturday after getting the nod over James O'Connor at fullback for the Townsville test. Hodge replaces the injured To...

 2021-09-23 03:54 

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Runner Soh Rui Yong loses defamation suit, ordered to pay Ashley Liew S$180,000 in damages...

SINGAPORE: Athlete Soh Rui Yong has lost a defamation suit mounted by fellow marathoner Ashley Liew, and must pay the latter damages of S$180,000. Of this amount, S$60,000 is in aggravated damages due to factors including Soh's conduct and role in pub...

 2021-09-23 03:50 

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Woman charged over not paying maid's salary for a year...

SINGAPORE: A woman who allegedly did not pay her former domestic worker's salary for a year has been charged, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Thursday (Sep 23).Santa Maria Michelle Theresa, 56, is accused of not paying her maid's salary fro...

 2021-09-23 03:49 

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China will buy 8,700 new planes over next 20 years: Boeing...

BEIJING: Chinese airlines are likely to buy 8,700 planes worth US$1.47 trillion over the next 20 years, Boeing said on Thursday (Sep 23).The American planemaker's latest estimate for the period to 2040 is 1.2 per cent higher than its previous predicti...

 2021-09-23 03:49 

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Taiwan says it plans to contribute to global fund on fighting pandemics...

TAIPEI: Taiwan plans to contribute to a new fund run by the World Bank fund to fight pandemics and will also share vaccines globally once it has enough domestic supply, former Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen told a virtual summit on COVID-19.US Presi...

 2021-09-23 03:44 

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Thai domestic car sales slump 38.8per cent y/y in August...

BANGKOK : Domestic car sales in Thailand fell 38.8per cent in August from a year earlier to 42,176 vehicles, the Federation of ThaiIndustries (FTI) said in a statement on Thursday.In July, sales dropped 11.62per cent year-on-year. Thailand imposed stricte...

 2021-09-23 03:44 

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Thai car sales slump to 15-month low in Aug on outbreak curbs...

BANGKOK : Thailand's domestic car sales tumbled 38.8per cent in August from a year earlier as stricter coronavirus containment measures hit economic activity, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said on Thursday.However, the curbs, imposed in July...

 2021-09-23 03:39 

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Three Audi cars up for grabs at this amateur golf tournament in Sentosa...

The Singapore leg of the Audi quattro Cup will tee off on Sep 28 at the Sentosa Golf Club. Here's what to expect....

 2021-09-23 03:34 

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Football: Chelsea's Werner pleased to get off the mark...

Chelsea striker Timo Werner said it was good to hear the fans sing his name again after he scored his first goal of the season in their shootout win over Aston Villa in the League Cup third round on Wednesday.The German forward, who lost his place in the ...

 2021-09-23 03:22 

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Worker dies after being run over by concrete pump truck at construction site...

SINGAPORE: A worker died last week after being struck by a concrete pump truck at a construction site.The 37-year-old Indian national was acting as a traffic controller near the gate of a worksite at Bedok North on Sep 17 when he was struck by a truck tha...

 2021-09-23 03:21 

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New Zealand's Ardern says lockdowns can end with high COVID-19 vaccine uptake...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday (Sep 23) the country should aim for a 90 per cent-plus rate of inoculation, and could drop strict coronavirus lockdown measures once enough people were vaccinated.New Zealand eliminate...

 2021-09-23 02:59 

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Football: Slow starts a concern for Solskjaer after Cup exit...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Manchester United must eliminate the...

 2021-09-23 02:54 

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Football: Bruno Henrique double gives Flamengo first leg Libertadores lead...

RIO DE JANEIRO : Bruno Henrique scored twice in the first half as Brazilian side Flamengo beat Ecuador's Barcelona 2-0 in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final on Wednesday.Flamengo, champions in 2019, took the lead after 21 minutes with...

 2021-09-23 02:44 

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SoftBank-backed Oyo to file for US$1 billion IPO next week - ET...

BENGALURU : SoftBank Group-backed Indian hospitality startup Oyo Hotels and Rooms is expected to file for an initial public offering next week to raise around US$1 billion, the Economic Times reported, citing banking sources. (Reporting by Rama Venkat in ...

 2021-09-23 02:44 

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SoftBank-backed Oyo to file for US$1.2 billion IPO next week - source...

BENGALURU :SoftBank Group-backed Indian hospitality startup Oyo Hotels and Rooms is expected to file for an initial public offering (IPO) next week to raise around US$1 billion, a source told Reuters on Thursday. The hotel aggregator is looking to list in...

 2021-09-23 02:39 

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Asian shares gain but Evergrande jitters keep investors on edge...

HONG KONG : Asian shares moved higher on Thursday, supported by some positive news from struggling developer China Evergrande Group, while the dollar held near a one-month top after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a hawkish tilt overnight. However, investor...

 2021-09-23 02:39 

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Asian shares perk up but Evergrande jitters keep investors on edge...

HONG KONG : Asian shares made cautious gains on Thursday, supported by some positive news from cash-strapped developer China Evergrande Group, while the dollar held near a one-month top after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a hawkish tilt overnight. However...

 2021-09-23 02:39 

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Stocks shrug off hawkish Fed, Evergrande soars in China...

LONDON : World markets rallied on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed plans to start reeling in stimulus, Norway became the first rich economy to raise rates since COVID struck and China Evergrande shares leapt ahead of a crucial debt paymen...

 2021-09-23 02:39 

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Stocks soar, dollar sags as investors weigh Fed, Evergrande...

NEW YORK/LONDON : World stock markets rallied on Thursday and the U.S. dollar retreated from one-month highs as risk appetite heated up as investors digested the Federal Reserve's plans for reining in stimulus and worries about contagion from China Ev...

 2021-09-23 02:39 

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Stocks surge, dollar sags as investor risk appetite expands...

NEW YORK/LONDON :World stock markets rallied on Thursday and the U.S. dollar retreated from one-month highs as investors digested the Federal Reserve's plans for reining in stimulus and worries about contagion from China Evergrande eased, aiding risk ...

 2021-09-23 02:39 

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Stocks surge, dollar sags as investors digest Fed, Evergrande...

NEW YORK/LONDON : World stock markets rallied on Thursday and the U.S. dollar retreated from one-month highs as worries faded about contagion from China Evergrande and as investors digested the Federal Reserve's plans for reining in U.S. stimulus.Wall...

 2021-09-23 02:29 

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PetroVietnam Gas says deal signed with AES on LNG joint venture...

HANOI : PetroVietnam Gas has signed an agreement with AES Corp to form a joint venture to operate an LNG terminal in Vietnam, the Vietnamese firm said on Thursday. The joint venture, LNG Son My, is part of a US$1.3 billion LNG-to-power complex in the cent...

 2021-09-23 02:29 

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Australia sues Neoen for lack of power from its Tesla battery reserve...

MELBOURNE : Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has filed a lawsuit against Neoen SA, saying the French firm's Tesla...

 2021-09-23 02:21 

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South Korea urges more testing over fear of holiday COVID-19 surge...

SEOUL: South Korean authorities warned people returning from a holiday to get tested even for the mildest COVID-19 type symptoms, especially before clocking in for work amid a new surge in coronavirus cases in and around the capital.The country, which has...

 2021-09-23 02:19 

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Oil climbs on tight supply, renewed risk appetite...

MELBOURNE : Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending strong gains overnight with fuel demand growing and crude stocks declining as production remains hampered in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after two hurricanes.The market was also supported by a broader switch ...

 2021-09-23 02:19 

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Oil prices rise, hit 2-month highs on supply worries...

NEW YORK :Oil prices rose on Thursday, with Brent crude touching its highest level in more than two months, supported by growing fuel demand and a draw in U.S. crude inventories as production remained hampered in the Gulf of Mexico after two hurricanes. S...

 2021-09-23 02:14 

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Rugby: World Rugby recommend maximum 15 minutes full contact training per week...

SYDNEY : World Rugby are suggesting elite players have a maximum of 15 minutes of full contact training per week as part of new guidance aimed at improving player welfare. The global governing body issued the...

 2021-09-23 02:14 

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Taiwan says 'risk' to its Trans-Pacific trade pact application if China joins first...

TAIPEI: There is a...

 2021-09-23 02:09 

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Rugby: All Blacks bring back big guns for Springboks test...

MELBOURNE : All Blacks coach Ian Foster has recalled Beauden Barrett at flyhalf and restored his big guns to the pack for the Rugby Championship test against South Africa in Townsville on Saturday. Scott Barrett and Brodie Retallick come back into the sec...

 2021-09-23 02:08 

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US, UK welcome China end to coal funding but seek more...

UNITED NATIONS: The United States and Britain on Wednesday (Sep 22) welcomed China's promise to end funding for coal projects overseas, but voiced hope that the world's largest emitter would also do m...

 2021-09-23 02:06 

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A sip into your new lifestyle: Auchentoshan invites satisfying micro moments...

The triple-distilled single malt whisky is personality in a glass....

 2021-09-23 01:44 

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Cricket: British PM Johnson asks Australia to help resolve Ashes stand-off...

MELBOURNE : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison to help ease strict quarantine rules to allow the families of England's cricketers to tour with the players during the upcoming Ashes series.England p...

 2021-09-23 01:09 

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5 banking innovations that 5G will unlock...

The new global wireless standard will transform financial services by enabling the full potential of the cloud, facilitating smart transactions and accelerating credit processes....

 2021-09-23 01:05 

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Impossible Foods to roll out meatless pork in Singapore, Hong Kong, US...

HONG KONG: Impossible Foods is rolling out its meatless pork product in Hong Kong in October and Singapore later in the year as it tries to bolster its footprint in the fast-growing plant-based food space.The California-based company said the ground mince...

 2021-09-23 00:59 

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Olympics: USOPC will require COVID-19 vaccine for all US athletes at Beijing Games...

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee on Wednesday said all American athletes hoping to compete at the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 00:59 

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USOPC will require COVID-19 vaccine for all US athletes at Beijing Games...

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee on Wednesday said all U.S. athletes hoping to compete at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 00:35 

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Melbourne faces more anti-lockdown protests as daily COVID-19 cases hit pandemic high...

SYDNEY: Police in Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne prepared for a fourth day of anti-lockdown protests on Thursday (Sep 23) after more than 200 arrests a day earlier, while COVID-19 cases across...

 2021-09-23 00:26 

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China's Evergrande faces key deadline, investors await outcome...

HONG KONG/NEW YORK: China's embattled property developer Evergrande faced a Thursday (Sep 23) deadline to pay interest on one of its dollar bonds, in a crucial moment for global investors worried that its malaise could spread beyond the country's ...

 2021-09-23 00:07 

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US FDA authorises third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for older Americans...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday (Sep 22) authorised a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those aged 65 and older and some high-risk Americans, paving the way for a quick roll-out of the shots.The booster dose i...

 2021-09-23 00:07 

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US authorises Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster for the elderly and high-risk...

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday (Sep 22) authorised the use of boosters of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people aged over 65, as well as adults at high risk of severe disease and those in high-exposure jobs.The announcement means a s...

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