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 2022-12-05 13:30 

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Rawalpindi among England's greatest away triumphs, says Stokes...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan : England's 74-run victory over Pakistan on a lifeless Rawalpindi track will rank among their greatest test victories away from home, captain Ben Stokes said on Monday.England pulled off a memorable victory in fading light and bar...

 2022-12-05 13:29 

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World Cup fever boosts business for sports stores, some restaurants in Singapore...

Merchandise of the Japanese and South Korean teams is high in demand after both Asian nations advanced to the World Cup knockout stage....

 2022-12-05 13:29 

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Area along Punggol Promenade Nature Walk cordoned off after cyclist injured in wild boar incident...

SINGAPORE: An area along Punggol Promenade Nature Walk has been cordoned off following an incident involving a cyclist and a wild boar, the National Parks Board (NParks) said on Monday (Dec 5). NParks said that it was alerted to the incident along a park ...

 2022-12-05 13:12 

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Russian oil selling at $79/barrel in Asia on Monday, well above price cap...

Russia's ESPO oil blend from the Far Eastern port of Kozmino was selling for around $79 a barrel in Asian markets on Monday - almost a third higher than the price cap imposed on Russian oil by the G7 and European Union - according to Refinitiv data an...

 2022-12-05 13:01 

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Former CFO of thumbdrive inventor Trek 2000 jailed, fined for multiple offences...

Gurcharan Singh was convicted of several charges such as conspiring with others to falsify Trek 2000's financial statements....

 2022-12-05 12:57 

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Mysteries of universe in focus for South African mega telescope...

CARNARVON, South Africa : South African officials and scientists on Monday celebrated a milestone towards building the world's largest radio astronomy instrument, which is co-hosted with Australia and aims to unlock mysteries of the universe.The const...

 2022-12-05 12:45 

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Lyon gives John Textor final deadline of Wednesday to buy club...

Olympique Lyonnais (OL) has given American investor John Textor's Eagle Football Holdings LLC until Wednesday to reach a final and unconditional agreement to buy the French Ligue 1 football club, OL said on Monday.Billionaire Textor has bought stakes ...

 2022-12-05 12:20 

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Wales reappoint Gatland as coach in place of Pivac...

Wales have appointed former boss Warren Gatland as their head coach to replace Wayne Pivac after a review of the Autumn internationals, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) said in a statement on Monday....

 2022-12-05 12:20 

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Gatland returns as Wales coach in place of Pivac...

:Wales have reappointed Warren Gatland, their most successful and longest-serving coach, to replace Wayne Pivac after a review of the Autumn internationals, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) said in a statement on Monday.Wales slipped to a ninth defeat in 12 te...

 2022-12-05 12:15 

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URA launches tender for Marina South residential site under government land sales programme...

The plot at Marina Gardens Lane is located next to Gardens by the Bay....

 2022-12-05 12:14 

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Morocco gearing up for another 'final' against Spain...

DOHA : Morocco will start Tuesday's last-16 World Cup clash against Spain as underdogs but they are ready to play another...

 2022-12-05 12:09 

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Vietnam central bank raises cap on 2022 credit growth...

HANOI :Vietnam's central bank said on Monday it had raised its 14 per cent cap on the local banking system's credit growth for this year by 1.5-2.0 per centage points.The move comes after the local property and financial markets have faced a credi...

 2022-12-05 12:05 

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BIS warns of $80 trillion of hidden FX swap debt...

LONDON : The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has warned that pension funds and other 'non-bank' financial firms now have more than $80 trillion of hidden, off-balance sheet dollar debt in the form of FX swaps. Dubbed the central bank to t...

 2022-12-05 12:00 

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England beat Pakistan by 74 runs in Rawalpindi test...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan : England beat Pakistan by 74 runs in the opening test in Rawalpindi in fading light on Monday, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.England amassed 657 in their first innings and declared their second on 264-7, setting Pakist...

 2022-12-05 12:00 

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Brave England seal memorable victory over Pakistan...

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan :England pulled off a stunning 74-run victory over Pakistan in the first test on Monday, claiming the final wicket in rapidly fading light to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.The visitors amassed 657 in their first innings an...

 2022-12-05 11:55 

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France's Sarkozy seeks to overturn corruption conviction at appeal hearing...

PARIS: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will try to convince a Paris court to overturn his March 2021 conviction for bribery and influence-peddling at an appeal hearing starting on Monday (Dec 5). The initial trial saw Sarkozy sentenced to three ye...

 2022-12-05 11:38 

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AG&P aims for its first LNG terminal in India by 2024 end - official...

SINGAPORE : Singapore-based Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific is looking to set up its first liquefied natural gas terminal in India by 2024 end, a top company official said, although it is evaluating other sites as an alternative to the terminal's location ...

 2022-12-05 11:35 

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Russia says oil price cap won't stop it from financing Ukraine war effort...

LONDON: Russia said on Monday (Dec 5) that a Western price cap on its oil would destabilise global energy markets but would not affect its ability to sustain what it calls its...

 2022-12-05 11:29 

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Rising volunteerism in Singapore boosted by youth action, new outreach initiatives...

International Volunteer Day falls on Dec 5 annually, a day marked by the United Nations since 1985, to recognise and promote the tireless work of volunteers globally....

 2022-12-05 11:14 

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China's Sunshine Insurance to raise $863 million in Hong Kong IPO -sources...

China's Sunshine Insurance Group plans to price its shares at HK$5.83 each in its Hong Kong initial public offering to raise HK$6.7 billion ($863 million), according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter.The sources could not be named as ...

 2022-12-05 11:07 

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Cross Island Line: Construction of tunnel under Central Catchment Nature Reserve to begin in 2023...

The tunnel will link the planned Turf City and Bright Hill stations on the Cross Island Line....

 2022-12-05 11:07 

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Prehistoric 'wonderfully weird beast' Whatcheeria grew big quickly...

WASHINGTON : It looked like a cross between a crocodile and a salamander - and definitely was not an animal to be messed with. Long before the dinosaurs or even the advent of the earliest true amphibians and reptiles, a unique creature called Whatcheeria ...

 2022-12-05 10:49 

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Russia to sell discounted crude to Pakistan, minister says...

ISLAMABAD : Russia has decided sell crude oil to Pakistan at a discounted price, Pakistan's minister for petroleum said on Monday.He added that Russia would also give petrol and diesel to Pakistan at discounted prices and has invited Pakistan to initi...

 2022-12-05 10:49 

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Russia to sell discounted crude to Pakistan - minister...

ISLAMABAD :Russia will sell crude oil to Pakistan at a discounted price, Pakistan's state minister for petroleum said on Monday, days after he led a government team to Moscow to negotiate the deal.Russia will also give discounted petrol and diesel to ...

 2022-12-05 10:47 

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Morocco's Hakimi up against country of his birth at World Cup...

DOHA : Achraf Hakimi was born in Madrid but will have little hesitation plotting the downfall of Spain when he and his Moroccan teammates take on the 2010 World Cup winners on Tuesday.The flying wingback is one of the key players in the north African outf...

 2022-12-05 10:45 

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Turkey says it expects more extraditions from Sweden...

ANKARA: Sweden's extradition to Turkey last week of a Kurdish man with alleged terrorism links is a...

 2022-12-05 10:09 

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Ghana's Swoove says set to deliver growth after startup contest...

ACCRA : As a pair of motor-cyclists from Ghanaian startup Swoove zipped along Accra's back streets with deliveries last week, a team of software engineers tracked their progress on screens.Swoove's founders say because it started out during tough ...

 2022-12-05 10:09 

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South Africa's Ramaphosa awaits ANC panel decision on his fate...

JOHANNESBURG: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's fate was hanging in the balance on Monday (Dec 5) ahead of a meeting of the executive committee of the governing party to discuss allegati...

 2022-12-05 10:02 

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Griezmann thankful for thankless role in France side...

DOHA : France's Antoine Griezmann has yet to score as he toils away at this World Cup, but the attacking midfielder could not care less as he is enjoying his comeback at the highest level with the defending champions.Griezmann, whose job is to link th...

 2022-12-05 09:53 

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Malaysian ministers to take 20% pay cut: PM Anwar after chairing first Cabinet meeting...

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia's Cabinet ministers under the unity government have agreed to take a 20 per cent cut in their monthly salaries, said Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. He said that during a sp...

 2022-12-05 09:43 

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Putin ally joins tech giant Yandex...

MOSCOW: A long-time ally of President Vladimir Putin, Alexei Kudrin, said Monday (Dec 5) he will be joining Yandex as the Kremlin seeks to tighten its grip on Russia's top technology giant. The announcement from the former finance minister comes after...

 2022-12-05 09:34 

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India tax panel may not reach consensus on taxing online gaming - source...

NEW DELHI : A panel of Indian state finance ministers has yet to submit its report on taxation of the booming online gaming sector that is crucial to a final decision on how the levies should be imposed, a senior government official said on Monday.The pan...

 2022-12-05 09:32 

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North Korea fires more than 100 artillery rounds in military drill: South Korea...

SEOUL: North Korea fired about 130 artillery shells into the sea off its east and west coasts on Monday (Dec 5), South Korea's military said, in the latest apparent military drill n...

 2022-12-05 09:30 

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Tesla sold 100,291 China-made vehicles in Nov -Xinhua...

SHANGHAI : Tesla Inc delivered 100,291 China-made electric vehicles (EVs) in November, the highest monthly sales since its Shanghai factory opened in late 2020, a Xinhua report said on Monday.The number marks a 40 per cent increase from October and 89.7 p...

 2022-12-05 09:24 

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China's CMOC threatens legal action over Congo cobalt mine export block...

JOHANNESBURG: China's CMOC Group could take legal action against Congo's state mining company Gecamines, a spokesman for the Chinese mining firm said, after having exports blocked from Tenke Fungurume, the world's second-biggest cobalt mine, f...

 2022-12-05 09:13 

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Saudi Arabia set to host 2027 Asian Cup after India withdraws bid...

Saudi Arabia is the sole remaining bidder to host the 2027 Asian Cup after India's federation withdrew its bid, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Monday.The AFC's executive committee shortlisted bids from India and Saudi Arabia in Oct...

 2022-12-05 09:11 

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Engineering firm ordered to stop lifting, demolition work after crane topples at Universal Studios Singapore...

SINGAPORE: An engineering firm has been instructed to cease all lifting operations and demolition activities after a crane toppled in Universal Studios Singapore on Saturday (Dec 3). The accident occurred at around 3.40pm on Saturday, as the crawler crane...

 2022-12-05 09:11 

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China revises rules for provision of online ride-hailing services...

BEIJING : China has revised rules for the provision of online ride-hailing services, the Ministry of Transport said on Monday. Ride-hailing companies can be fined up to 30,000 yuan ($4,315) for failing to obtain operating permits, according to a statement...

 2022-12-05 09:00 

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Stocks rise as China eases more COVID-19 measures...

HONG KONG: Most stocks rose on Monday (Dec 5) as traders welcomed more easing of strict COVID-19 containment measures in China that have hammered the world's number-two economy. The moves helped offset...

 2022-12-05 08:53 

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National Library Building to host free screenings of World Cup final, third-place playoff...

Football fans can catch both matches on a 300-inch screen on Dec 17 and Dec 18....

 2022-12-05 08:42 

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Anwar's decision to hold finance minister post due to 'extraordinary circumstances': Malaysian economic minister...

The decision was tough because various parties in the unity government wanted the finance minister post to be on their side, said Rafizi Ramli....

 2022-12-05 08:40 

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Singapore's weekly dengue numbers 'still high' at 200 to 300 cases: NEA...

SINGAPORE: There are between 200 to 300 weekly cases of dengue in Singapore currently - figures that are...

 2022-12-05 08:17 

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'Depraved sexual predator' given 31 years' jail, caning for preying on 20 victims in 'sextortion' scheme...

Lin Rongxin targeted young girls and tricked them into having sex with him under the guise of another persona....

 2022-12-05 08:08 

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China's trade likely shrank further in November as external, local demand weakened: Reuters poll...

BEIJING : China's exports and imports likely contracted further in November due to weakening global demand, production disruptions and waning demand at home amid widespread pandemic controls, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.Data for November are expec...

 2022-12-05 08:08 

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After doom and gloom, China's propaganda shifts gears on COVID-19...

BEIJING: Once dominated by doom and gloom coverage of the dangers of the virus and scenes of pandemic chaos abroad, China's tightly controlled media has dramatically shifted tone as the country tentatively moves away from zero-COVID. Long anchored to ...

 2022-12-05 08:08 

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After doom and gloom, China's propaganda shifts gears on COVID-19...

BEIJING: Once dominated by doom and gloom coverage of the dangers of the virus and scenes of pandemic chaos abroad, China's tightly controlled media has dramatically shifted tone as the country tentatively moves away from zero-COVID. Long anchored to ...

 2022-12-05 08:08 

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China's trade likely shrank further in Nov as external, local demand weakened: Reuters poll...

BEIJING: China's exports and imports likely contracted further in November due to weakening global demand, production disruptions and waning demand at home amid widespread pandemic controls, a Reuters poll sh...

 2022-12-05 07:39 

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Indonesia set to pass new criminal code that will ban sex outside marriage...

JAKARTA: Indonesia is expected to ratify sweeping changes to its criminal code on Tuesday (Dec 6), senior officials confirmed, in a legal overhaul that critics say could wind back hard-won democratic freedoms and police morality in the Southeast Asian nat...

 2022-12-05 07:23 

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Lack of proper safe work procedures led to 4 workplace fatalities: MOM...

SINGAPORE: Summit Gas Systems (SGS) has been fined S$270,000 under Section 20 Workplace Safety and Health Act after a fatal fire at its workplace on June 21, 2019 left an employee dead, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in a press release on Monday (Dec...

 2022-12-05 07:19 

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Russia's Kudrin accepts role as adviser to tech giant Yandex...

MOSCOW : Alexei Kudrin, who resigned as head of Russia's Audit Chamber last week, said on Monday he had accepted an offer from technology giant Yandex to become an adviser on corporate development. Yandex last month announced a review of a possible sw...

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