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 2021-09-19 11:39 

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Cricket: Former NZ all-rounder Cairns faces 'long road to recovery' after spinal stroke...

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said he faces a...

 2021-09-19 11:20 

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Malaysia's health frontliners, elderly to get COVID-19 booster shots once 80% of adults are vaccinated...

KUALA LUMPUR: High-risk individuals including healthcare frontliners and the elderly with comorbidities will receive their COVID-19 vaccine booster shots once 80 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have received their two doses. These third doses...

 2021-09-19 10:59 

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Football: French League to meet after Lens v Lille crowd trouble...

PARIS : The disciplinary committee of the French League (LFP) will meet on Monday to discuss the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's RC Lens v Lille derby, the LFP said on Sunday....

 2021-09-19 10:47 

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Greek PM says climate crisis is with us and cost of ignoring it 'unimaginable'...

ATHENS: Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, the Greek prime minister said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable, with mankind possibly struggling to survive beyond the turn of the next century.Greece, T...

 2021-09-19 10:24 

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Protesters call to 'kick out' Thai PM on coup anniversary...

BANGKOK: Hundreds of protesters drove through Bangkok's streets on Sunday (Sep 19) to mark the 15th anniversary of a military coup that ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.The billionaire ex-prime minister - now living in self-exile - has ...

 2021-09-19 10:12 

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In a major shift, Canada election heralds more government spending...

OTTAWA: Canada spent hundreds of billions of dollars to aid workers and keep businesses afloat during the pandemic, causing its national debt to soar. But the usually frugal Canadians don't seem to mind.Monday's (Sep 20) snap election is expected ...

 2021-09-19 10:10 

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UAE central bank sees COVID-19 increasing money-laundering risks...

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates central bank sees increased risks of illicit financial flows emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, including money-laundering and terrorism financing, it said in a report published on Sunday (Sep 19).The use of unlicensed mo...

 2021-09-19 09:39 

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Royals, underdogs, friends and Baby Yoda - it's time for the Emmys...

LOS ANGELES : Lavish royal series...

 2021-09-19 09:39 

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Football: Former England striker Greaves dies aged 81...

LONDON: Former England striker Jimmy Greaves has died at the age of 81, Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur said on Sunday (Sep 19).Greaves, who suffered a stroke six years ago, started his career with Chelsea and scored a then club record 124 league go...

 2021-09-19 09:29 

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Triathlon: World sprint and relay championships in Bermuda cancelled due to COVID-19...

This year's World Triathlon sprint and relay Championships have been called off due to a surge in COVID-19 infections in Bermuda, organisers said on Sunday (Sep 19).The event was scheduled for Oct 15-17 in Bermuda, where COVID-19 cases are at their pe...

 2021-09-19 09:19 

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Hong Kong opposition trade union group to disband...

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong opposition trade union coalition, the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), said on Sunday (Sep 19) it would disband, adding to several civil society organisations that have ceased operating in the financial hub this year...

 2021-09-19 09:00 

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao accepts nomination as presidential candidate in Philippines 2022 election...

MANILA: Boxing star Manny Pacquiao on Sunday (Sep 19) accepted his nomination as presidential candidate in the Philippines' 2022 election. A faction of the country's ruling political party had earlier on Sunday nominated Pacquiao as the party'...

 2021-09-19 08:45 

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Hospital wards 'under pressure', younger vaccinated COVID-19 patients encouraged to recover at home: Ong Ye Kung...

SINGAPORE: Accident and emergency (A&E) departments and general wards in Singapore's hospitals are coming...

 2021-09-19 08:44 

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UK will be 'hard-headed' in defending interests, foreign minister says of security deal...

LONDON: Britain's new security pact with Australia and the United States shows its readiness to be...

 2021-09-19 08:30 

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Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after polls...

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin's party was set on Sunday (Sep 19) to retain a majority in parliament on the last day of three-day elections in which most Kremlin critics were barred from running.The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented...

 2021-09-19 08:19 

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Exclusive: US trade official called India's Mastercard ban 'draconian' - emails...

NEW DELHI : A senior U.S. trade official privately criticised India's July decision to ban Mastercard Inc from issuing new cards, calling it a...

 2021-09-19 08:19 

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US trade official called India's Mastercard ban 'draconian': Emails...

NEW DELHI: A senior US trade official privately criticised India's July decision to ban Mastercard from issuing new cards, calling it a...

 2021-09-19 07:25 

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Myanmar military convoy hit by roadside bomb near Yangon, says junta...

YANGON: Myanmar anti-junta dissidents have carried out a bomb attack on security forces near Yangon, with several killed in an ensuing firefight, the military and media said.The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since the military toppled Aung Sa...

 2021-09-19 06:34 

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Cricket: Broad urges ECB to ensure players comfortable for Ashes tour amid travel curbs...

England seamer Stuart Broad doubted whether Australia's travel and quarantine restrictions would lead to a postponement of the end-of-year Ashes series but he said players would want to be promised the best possible environment for the tour.England pl...

 2021-09-19 05:53 

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Australia reports 1,607 COVID-19 cases as states learn to live with virus...

MELBOURNE: Australia reported 1,607 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Sep 19) as states and territories gradually shift from trying to eliminate outbreaks to living with the virus.Victoria, home to about a quarter of Australia's 25 million people, recorde...

 2021-09-19 05:37 

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Former Malaysia PM Najib may seek re-election to parliament despite conviction...

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has not ruled out seeking re-election to parliament within the next two years, he told Reuters in an interview, undeterred by a corruption conviction that would block him from running.Najib's g...

 2021-09-19 05:29 

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Rugby: Flyhalf Carreras can be proud of Pumas performance, says coach Ledesma...

Argentina coach Mario Ledesma praised the performance of Santiago Carreras after the 23-year-old excelled for the Pumas in his new role as flyhalf against New Zealand in their Rugby Championship clash in Brisbane on Saturday.Carreras was shifted from full...

 2021-09-19 05:28 

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Living with Alzheimer's: China's health time bomb...

BEIJING: The first time Chen Shaohua went missing and was picked up by police, the 68-year-old's family put it down to confusion.When he disappeared a second time, they realised he was deeply unwell - but it was already too late....

 2021-09-19 05:09 

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Football: 'I've been through hell and back' - Man Utd's Jones opens up on injury issues...

Manchester United defender Phil Jones had been...

 2021-09-19 05:08 

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New Zealand sees small increase in daily COVID-19 cases over weekend...

New Zealand reported 24 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Sep 19), up from 20 on Saturday, showing an upturn after several days of lower numbers, as the country's largest city Auckland awaits to hear if...

 2021-09-19 04:58 

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China halts Taiwan sugar apple, wax apple imports to prevent disease...

BEIJING: China will suspend sugar apple and wax apple imports from Taiwan to prevent disease carried by a pest found on the fruits from entering the country, its customs office said on Sunday (Sep 19).The General Administration of Customs in China had rep...

 2021-09-19 04:41 

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Indonesian militant leader killed in shootout, police say...

JAKARTA: Indonesian security forces have killed the leader of militant group East Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT), which has ties with Islamic State, police said on Sunday (Sep 19).A joint operation by military and police personnel killed Ali Kalora in a shoot...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

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Evergrande begins repaying investors with discounted properties - Bloomberg News...

China Evergrande Group kicked off a process on Saturday to repay investors in its overdue investment products with discounted properties, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday. Investors who opt for discounted real estate in lieu of cash can start contactin...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

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China defends clampdown on tech firms in a meeting with Wall St execs - Bloomberg News...

China's top securities regulator defended their crackdown on various industries in a private meeting with Wall Street executives, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday.Investors' concerns over the regulatory crackdown has led to sharp sell-offs on C...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

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China defends clampdown on tech firms in a meeting with Wall St execs: Report...

China's top securities regulator defended their crackdown on various industries in a private meeting with Wall Street executives, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday (Sep 18).Investors' concerns over the regulatory crackdown has led to sharp sell-...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

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Evergrande begins repaying investors with discounted properties: Report...

China Evergrande Group kicked off a process on Saturday to repay investors in its overdue investment products with discounted properties, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday.Investors who opt for discounted real estate in lieu of cash can start contacting...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

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Evergrande begins repaying wealth product investors with property...

BEIJING :Cash-strapped developer China Evergrande Group has begun repaying investors in its wealth management products with real estate, a unit of its main Hengda Real Estate Group Co Ltd unit said.Evergrande, with over US$300 billion in liabilities, is i...

 2021-09-19 04:24 

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China defends clampdown on tech firms in a meeting with Wall St executives: Report...

China's top securities regulator defended their crackdown on various industries in a private meeting with Wall Street executives, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday (Sep 18).Investors' concerns over the regulatory crackdown has led to sharp sell-...

 2021-09-19 04:14 

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World leaders return to UN with focus on COVID-19 pandemic, climate...

UNITED NATIONS: World leaders are returning to the United Nations in New York this week with a focus on boosting efforts to fight both climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, which last year forced them to send video statements for the annual gathering....

 2021-09-19 03:56 

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Australia says it was 'upfront' with France over submarine deal as crisis continues...

MELBOURNE : Australia was...

 2021-09-19 03:56 

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Australia defends its handling of French submarine deal...

SYDNEY: Australia defended its scrapping of a deal for French submarines on Sunday (Sep 19), saying the government had raised concerns to Paris for months, as a new deal with the United States and Britain continued to fuel a multinational diplomatic crisi...

 2021-09-19 03:24 

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Football: Former Brazil midfielder Paulinho leaves Al Ahli...

Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli have parted ways with former Brazil midfielder Paulinho by mutual consent due to emergency circumstances, the club said on Saturday, less than two months after the 33-year-old signed for the Jeddah-based team. Paulinho joined Al...

 2021-09-19 02:34 

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Rugby: Wins over Springboks will give Australia belief, says Rennie...

Head coach Dave Rennie is confident back-to-back Rugby Championship wins over world champions South Africa will give Australian fans a much-needed boost after three confidence-sapping defeats against New Zealand.The Wallabies handed the Springboks a 30-17...

 2021-09-19 02:03 

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Fed expected to stay cautious as economy sends mixed signals...

WASHINGTON: With the United States on the upswing from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve is expected to weigh in next week on whether the economy is healthy enough to begin withdrawing stimulus measures credited with aiding the revival.But the tw...

 2021-09-19 01:29 

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Israel captures last two prisoners who escaped from Gilboa prison, say Israeli police...

CAIRO: Israeli police on Sunday (Sep 19) captured the last two of six Palestinian militants who had escaped from a maximum security prison more than 10 days ago, the police announced on Twitter, saying the two men were found in the eastern district of Jen...

 2021-09-19 01:13 

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K-pop star IU marks 13th anniversary in showbiz with 850 million won donation...

The 29-year-old donated 500 million won (S$570,000) in celebration of her birthday in May....

 2021-09-19 00:24 

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Football: Atletico Mineiro win again to stay top in Brazil...

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil : Diego Costa and Hulk scored shortly before half time and Eduardo Vargas added a late penalty to give Atletico Mineiro a 3-0 win over Sport on Saturday and extend their lead at the top of Brazil's Serie A to seven points.Costa,...

 2021-09-18 23:31 

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SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida...

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida's coast on Saturday (Sep 18), completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Ea...

 2021-09-18 22:54 

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Football: Pele continues recovery, undergoes physiotherapy in hospital...

SAO PAULO : Soccer legend Pele continues to recover from colon surgery, with his family posting a video of the 80-year-old Brazilian smiling while undergoing physiotherapy in his Sao Paulo hospital room.The former Santos, Brazil and New York Cosmos player...

 2021-09-18 22:32 

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This Singapore start-up created a chatbot that can understand Singlish...

Meet Jennifer Zhang, co-founder of WIZ.AI, a company that created chatbots that can understand local Southeast Asian languages and accents, including Singlish, to provide customer support....

 2021-09-18 22:21 

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How to protect children from vicious trolls who infiltrate online games and chats...

Caregivers can't control everything children are exposed to, but parents can empower them to handle difficult situations online. Internet safety experts explain how....

 2021-09-18 22:21 

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Do you really have to kiss your lipstick goodbye in a pandemic? Perhaps not...

Things might never return to...

 2021-09-18 22:20 

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How do you age gracefully? An 80-year-old wellness expert weighs in...

Inspired by a new book, Stupid Things I Won't Do When I Get Old, The New York Times' Jane E Brody takes stock of her life and decides what she needs to reconsider....

 2021-09-18 22:20 

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Creative Capital: Singapore's Macaron queen now designs colourful clothes 'with love'...

Eileen Tay first made a name for herself with ET Artisan Sweets. But the 39-year-old entrepreneur changed gears with Elizabeth Little, an online clothing brand that makes "playful vintage-inspired ethical heirlooms, carefully crafted with love and com...

 2021-09-18 22:19 

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Sean Penn aids vaccine drive with CORE, a nonprofit for hard-to-reach communities...

CORE, which stands for Community Organized Relief Effort, offers vaccines in Washington, DC, Oakland, California, New Orleans, Chicago, Los Angeles and a county in North Carolina. Penn started the organisation in 2010 after a catastrophic earthquake claim...

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