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 2021-09-26 09:59 

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South Korea urges North Korea to restore hotlines for any talks...

SEOUL: South Korea on Sunday (Sep 26) urged North Korea to restore dormant communication hotlines, a day after the North repeated an offer to open conditional talks.The North might be seeking to extract concessions about two weeks after it raised tensions...

 2021-09-26 09:58 

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7 people arrested in Ang Mo Kio over illegal horse betting and remote gambling activities...

SINGAPORE: Seven people were arrested on Saturday (Sep 25) on suspicion of illegal horse betting and remote gambling activities, the police said on Sunday.The six men and one woman, aged between 30 and 72, were arrested during an enforcement operation alo...

 2021-09-26 09:34 

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Women win big at San Sebastian Film Festival...

SAN SEBASTIAN : Women were the big winners at the final night of the San Sebastian Film Festival on Saturday, which saw American actress Jessica Chastain share the top acting prize with 16-year-old Danish actress Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl.Romanian movi...

 2021-09-26 09:29 

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Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi to clean up existing mainland clients by end-2021...

BEIJING : Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global said on Sunday it had stopped taking new mainland customers from Friday and would end contracts with mainland clients by the end of the year to comply with local regulations. China's regulators in...

 2021-09-26 09:19 

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India end Australian women's 26-match ODI winning streak...

Australian women's world record 26-match winning streak in one-day internationals came to an end after India pulled off their highest-ever run chase to defeat Meg Lanning's team by two wickets in the third ODI on Sunday.India held their nerve to w...

 2021-09-26 09:07 

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Behave normally, UK transport minister tells Britons queuing for fuel...

BRIGHTON, England: Transport Minister Grant Shapps on Sunday (Sep 26) called on Britons to behave normally when buying petrol, saying there was no shortage of fuel and the government was stepping in to ease a shortage of drivers bringing it to petrol stat...

 2021-09-26 09:06 

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Engineering manager dies of injuries 3 days after blast in switchgear room at Tuas incineration plant...

SINGAPORE: A National Environment Agency (NEA) officer died of his injuries on Sunday (Sep 26) morning after a blast in an electrical switchgear room at Tuas incineration plant on T...

 2021-09-26 09:04 

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China's Geely to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations by 2025...

BEIJING : China's Geely aims to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations for electric vehicles (EV) globally by 2025, as sales grow in the world's biggest vehicle market, the automaker said in a statement on Sunday.A battery swapping station allows ...

 2021-09-26 08:42 

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Russia President Putin ends COVID-19 self-isolation with Siberian fishing trip...

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent several days on holiday in Siberia where he was hiking and fishing, the Kremlin said on Sunday (Sep 26), following a short spell in self-isolation as a precautionary measure against COVID-19.Putin said in...

 2021-09-26 08:34 

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Federer feels worst is behind him but not rushing return...

Roger Federer says he is...

 2021-09-26 08:01 

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How Germany's complex electoral system works...

BERLIN: Germany's Bundestag lower house of parliament could swell to a size never seen before after Sunday's (Sep 26) election, thanks to a complex voting system that combines directly elected MPs with proportional representation.Post-war Germany&...

 2021-09-26 07:55 

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Grapple gangs: Afghan fighters seek glory on a dusty Kabul field...

KABUL: Every weekend, fighters from around Afghanistan gather on a public field in the capital to pit their skills against each other in a sport that is a mix of judo and wrestling.The informal gatherings attract big partisan crowds, with fans cheering fo...

 2021-09-26 07:51 

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Olaf Scholz: The Social Democrat channelling Merkel in succession bid...

BERLIN: Olaf Scholz, the centre-left Social Democrat (SPD) candidate to succeed Angela Merkel, is one of Germany's most influential politicians, with a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.As finance minister and vice-chan...

 2021-09-26 07:25 

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Turkey could buy more Russian missiles despite US warnings...

ISTANBUL: Turkey's president has said he would consider buying a second Russian missile system in defiance of strong objections by the United States.In an interview with American broadcaster CBS News, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would h...

 2021-09-26 07:09 

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Matildas to play at home after 18 months in Brazil series...

Australia's Matildas will play at home for the first time in more than 18 months after the country's soccer federation on Sunday announced a two-game friendly series against Brazil next month.The matches on Oct. 23 and Oct. 26 in Western Sydney wi...

 2021-09-26 07:00 

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China's Xi warns of 'grim' Taiwan situation in letter to opposition...

TAIPEI: The situation in the Taiwan Strait is...

 2021-09-26 06:49 

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Singapore's Ninja Van raises US$578 million in funding round, adds Alibaba as investor...

SINGAPORE: Logistics provider Ninja Van has added Alibaba Group as a new investor after raising US$578 million in a late stage funding round, the Singapore-based firm said on Sunday (Sep 26).Existing investors in the Series E funding round include existin...

 2021-09-26 06:44 

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Australian PM refuses to commit to phasing out fossil fuels...

MELBOURNE: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison refused to commit to phasing out fossil fuels as a major climate conference approaches, while his deputy doubled down on opposing targets for net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases.Australia, the world&#...

 2021-09-26 06:39 

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Australian Kyrgios heads home from Laver Cup, unsure of future...

Australian Nick Kyrgios said on Saturday the Laver Cup in Boston was his last event this year and that he was unsure how long he would continue to play professional tennis.Playing for Team World at the men's team event, the mercurial Australian lost h...

 2021-09-26 06:38 

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Concerned United Nations can only sidestep Myanmar crisis...

BANGKOK: In his speech last week to open the UN General Assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres bracketed Myanmar with Afghanistan and Ethiopia as nations for whose people "peace and stability remain a distant dream."He declared unwavering su...

 2021-09-26 06:33 

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Race wide open as Germany votes in post-Merkel election...

BERLIN: Germany votes on Sunday (Sep 26) in one of the most unpredictable elections in its recent history, with Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats in a tight race for her crown as she prepares to leave the political sta...

 2021-09-26 06:29 

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Knee injury sidelines Kubo ahead of Japan's World Cup qualifiers...

Takefusa Kubo will not be called up for Japan's World Cup qualifiers against Saudi Arabia and Australia after the playmaker was ruled out for up to four weeks with a knee injury.Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu confirmed he would not include the 20-year-ol...

 2021-09-26 06:24 

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Credit Suisse board backs CEO, chairman tells SonntagsBlick...

ZURICH : Credit Suisse's board of directors is convinced Chief Executive Thomas Gottstein is the right person to strategically realign the bank by curbing risk appetite, the Swiss bank's chairman said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday. ...

 2021-09-26 05:54 

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Man United's Fernandes vows to bounce back after penalty miss...

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes was left frustrated after missing his stoppage-time penalty in Saturday's 1-0 Premier League defeat https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/fernandes-misses-last-gasp-penalty-villa-shock-man-united-2021-09...

 2021-09-26 05:44 

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Mixed Martial Arts-Volkanovski, Shevchenko retain titles at UFC 266...

LAS VEGAS, United States : Australian champion Alexander Volkanovski won a unanimous decision victory over Brian Ortega to successfully defend his featherweight title and Valentina Shevchenko dominated Lauren Murphy to retain the flyweight belt at UFC 266...

 2021-09-26 05:34 

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'Miracle at Medinah' will be on Europe's minds, says captain Harrington...

Memories of the...

 2021-09-26 05:29 

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Shane Pow went through 'lowest point' serving time; joins Li Nanxing's agency...

For drink driving, the actor was sentenced to five weeks' jail, which he completed last month....

 2021-09-26 05:23 

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Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre to close for 3 days after COVID-19 cases detected; 'some' supply disruption expected: SFA...

Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre will be closed for three days from Monday (Sep 27) after COVID-19 cases were discovered. The temporary closure is expected to cause...

 2021-09-26 04:54 

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Pumas coach Ledesma rues handing easy points to Wallabies...

Coach Mario Ledesma was left to regret a series of missed opportunities as Argentina slipped to another loss in The Rugby Championship against Australia in Townsville on Saturday.The Pumas remain without a win in the opening five matches in the competitio...

 2021-09-26 04:44 

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China steps up funding oversight of Evergrande property projects: Report...

BEIJING: Several local governments in China have set up special custodian accounts for property projects of its most indebted developer, Evergrande, to protect funds earmarked for housing projects from being diverted, media outlet Caixin said.Reeling unde...

 2021-09-26 04:39 

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Tesla Shanghai to make 300,000 cars Jan-Sept despite chip shortage - sources...

BEIJING : Tesla Inc's Shanghai factory is expected to produce 300,000 cars in the first nine months of the year, capped by a delivery rush in the end of the July-September quarter, despite a global semiconductor shortage, two sources said. The factory...

 2021-09-26 04:09 

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Europe are not out of the Ryder Cup fight, says Lowry...

Europe will need to produce a historic comeback in the final session on Sunday to retain the Ryder Cup, but Shane Lowry insisted he would not be giving up. Lowry kept Europe's title hopes alive as he secured a vital point on Saturday alongside Tyrrell...

 2021-09-26 03:59 

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Frustrated coach Rennie wants Wallabies to be more ruthless...

Coach Dave Rennie has called on his Australia side to be more ruthless, despite seeing the Wallabies notch up a third win in a row with a 27-8 victory over Argentina in Townsville on Saturday night.The win against Mario Ledesma's Pumas came after succ...

 2021-09-26 03:54 

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Australia's Victoria state records second-highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases...

MELBOURNE: Australia's Victoria state reported 779 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Sunday (Sep 26), off the previous day's record high as the country's prime minister presses state leaders to be ready to reopen once they meet vaccina...

 2021-09-26 03:24 

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At least 3 people killed, multiple people injured after US train derailment...

At least three people died on Saturday (Sep 25) and multiple passengers were injured after seven cars of an Amtrak train went off the rails in the US state of Montana.The National Transportation Safety Board said late on Saturday it will investigate the i...

 2021-09-26 03:14 

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DeChambeau to face Garcia in Sunday's singles as US close on Ryder Cup win...

American Bryson DeChambeau will face Spain's Sergio Garcia in the singles competition on Sunday, while Olympic champion Xander Schauffele will face four-time major winner Rory McIlroy as the United States require just 3-1/2 points on the final day to ...

 2021-09-26 02:41 

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Singapore tells UN General Assembly it will help small states with digitalisation and COVID-19 recovery...

SINGAPORE: Singapore will run programmes from 2022 to 2023 to help small states with digital transformation and COVID-19 recovery, Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Saturday (Sep 25...

 2021-09-26 02:39 

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Nienaber defends Springboks' approach after third straight loss...

South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber defended his team's approach to their meeting with New Zealand on Saturday after seeing the Springboks slip to a third consecutive loss in the Rugby Championship with a 19-17 defeat at the hands of All Blacks.The re...

 2021-09-26 02:04 

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US players getting Ryder Cup celebrations started early...

KOHLER, Wisconsin : The United States needs a few more points to clinch the Ryder Cup but Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger got the party started a little early on Saturday, chugging beers on the first tee while their team mate were out on Whistling Straits...

 2021-09-26 02:00 

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Students on quarantine or health risk warning may sit for PSLE, national year-end exams: MOE...

SINGAPORE: Students who are on quarantine order or health risk warning may be allowed to sit for their national year-end examinations if they test negative for COVID-19, said the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board ...

 2021-09-26 01:49 

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Foster urges All Blacks to complete Rugby Championship grand slam...

Coach Ian Foster wants his All Blacks to focus on claiming their own grand slam next weekend when they face South Africa looking for a clean sweep in The Rugby Championship after handing the world champions a narrow loss on Saturday.Jordie Barrett's l...

 2021-09-26 00:19 

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Guedes double against old club gives Corinthians derby win...

SAO PAULO : Roger Guedes scored twice against his old club as Corinthians beat Palmeiras 2-1 in a tense Sao Paulo derby in Brazil's Serie A on Saturday.Guedes volleyed the opening goal after 20 minutes but Gabriel Menino equalised on the stroke of hal...

 2021-09-25 23:54 

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Demonstrators in northern Chile protest against Venezuela migrants...

IQUIQUE: About 3,000 people marched on Saturday (Sep 25) in the northern Chilean port city of Iquique to protest the presence of undocumented Venezuelans, with some demonstrators scuffling with migrants and a radical fringe setting fire to belongings at a...

 2021-09-25 23:00 

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Malaysian startup reveals 'world's first' adhesive unisex condom...

Founder and gynaecologist Dr John Tang believes the Wondaleaf unisex condom could help relieve issues of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted disease....

 2021-09-25 22:53 

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Upgrading? Here's what you can do with an old mobile device...

Don't just dump your old device - there are lots of things you can do with it....

 2021-09-25 22:53 

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Dry eyes afflict many of us. Here's what to do about it....

One in five adults suffers from dryness of the eye. If you're desperate for relief, here are a few things you can try....

 2021-09-25 22:52 

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Creative Capital: The artist who paints mouthwatering food in watercolour...

Victoria Moey is based in Sweden but indulges her love for home by making watercolour paintings of her favourite Singapore food with her platform Plate.to.Paper....

 2021-09-25 22:49 

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Ronny Chieng's dad gifted him a Rolex watch just before he passed away...

In an episode of Talking Watches by Hodinkee, the Malaysia-born, Singapore-raised actor and comedian talks about the sentimental timepiece and other favourites in his watch collection....

 2021-09-25 22:43 

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France to double COVID-19 vaccine doses for poorer countries...

PARIS: France will double the number of vaccine doses it will send to poorer countries to 120 million, President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Saturday (Sep 25), in a video broadcast during the Global Citizen concert in Paris....

 2021-09-25 22:43 

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UK warned visa plan to fix truck driver shortage will not solve crunch...

LONDON: Britain's decision to issue temporary visas for 5,000 foreign truck drivers is a short-term fix that will not solve an acute labour shortage that risks major disruption for retailers in the run-up to Christmas, business leaders have warned.Lon...

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