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 2021-10-17 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Penalty helps Palmeiras return to winning ways in Brazil...

SAO PAULO : Palmeiras won for the first time in six league games on Sunday, when a second-half penalty gave them a 1-0 victory over visitors Internacional in Brazil's Serie A.The Copa Libertadores finalists last won on Sept. 18 against bottom club Cha...

 2021-10-17 21:54 

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Athletico own goal gives Fluminense 1-0 win in Curitiba...

CURITIBA : Fluminense won for the first time in four Brazilian league games on Sunday when an own goal gave them a barely deserved 1-0 victory at Athletico Paranaense.The own goal from Ivaldo lifted the visitors above their rivals - who themselves have no...

 2021-10-17 21:54 

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US administers 408.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC...

The United States has administered 408,265,959 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.The figures are up from the 407,446,961 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by Oct 16.The agency ...

 2021-10-17 21:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Thousands protest in El Salvador against Bukele government...

SAN SALVADOR: Thousands of people in El Salvador took to the streets on Sunday (Oct 17) to air a range of complaints against President Nayib Bukele, from adopting bitcoin as legal tender to firing Supreme Court judges, viewed by critics as a power grab.At...

 2021-10-17 21:49 

The Strait Times

As COP26 looms, Prince William awards debut Earthshot Prize...

Five winners, including those from Costa Rica, Italy and India, each received a million pounds (S$1.85 million). . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Syrian government, opposition agree to redraft constitution: Envoy...

GENEVA: The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said on Sunday (Oct 17) the government and opposition co-chairs of the Syrian Constitutional Committee had agreed to draft a new constitution.The drafting committee, comprising 45 representatives of Syria...

 2021-10-17 21:43 

Malay Mail Online

DBKL shuts down 41 premises for Covid-19 SOP violations...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — A total of 41 premises were ordered shut under Ops Patuh in 11 Kuala Lumpur parliamentary constituencies from Oct 1 to 15, according to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL). DBKL said the closures were made following checks at......

 2021-10-17 21:40 

Malay Mail Online

Draft Asterix story revealed by author's daughter...

PARIS, Oct 18 — The daughter of Rene Goscinny, one of the duo behind indomitable French comic-book star Asterix, has revealed that her father left a draft story featuring the Roman-bashing Gaulish warrior unfinished. "I often think about it,......

 2021-10-17 21:36 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Intellectual freedom at risk as politics creeps further into academia Concerns grow over the politicization of Indonesia's overarching research agency....
 2021-10-17 21:32 

Malay Mail Online

Kane ends goal drought as Spurs beat Newcastle...

NEWCASTLE, Oct 18 — Harry Kane scored his first Premier League goal of the season as Tottenham Hotspur overcame Newcastle United 3-2 at St James' Park on Sunday to prolong the hosts' winless run in a match that was briefly halted after a fan...

 2021-10-17 21:30 

Bangkok Post

Chiang Mai readies for high season...

Following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Sept 1, the tourism sector in Chiang Mai is eager to observe positive signals as more activities resume....

 2021-10-17 21:30 

Bangkok Post

Office sees potential for 1.3% GDP growth in 2021...

Thailand could achieve 1.3% economic growth this year, as forecast by the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO), said Pisit Puapan, director of the Bureau of Macroeconomic Policy....

 2021-10-17 21:30 

Bangkok Post

Thailand to stage top team events in 2022...

Thailand will host the Thomas & Uber Cup finals next year....

 2021-10-17 21:30 

Bangkok Post

Bangkok United edge Sharks in close duel...

True Bangkok United continued their impressive run in Thai League 1 with a 1-0 home victory over Chonburi on Sunday night....

 2021-10-17 21:29 

Malay Mail Online

Perfect Napoli retake top spot in Italy as Roma sunk by Juve...

ROME, Oct 18 — Napoli returned to the top of Serie A on Sunday after Nigerian international Victor Osimhen scored the only goal in a hard-fought 1-0 win against Torino. AC Milan had moved to the top of the table after battling back from two goals......

 2021-10-17 21:24 

Malay Mail Online

Ansu Fati inspires Barca to victory over Valencia at the start of crunch week...

MADRID, Oct 18 — Ansu Fati came to the rescue again on Sunday by scoring a sensational goal and earning a penalty in a 3-1 victory over Valencia as Barcelona got a big week off to a winning start. Memphis Depay slammed in the spot-kick and......

 2021-10-17 21:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

TUCP to DOLE: Probe 'no jab, no pay' scheme...

MANILA, Philippines — Some employers are unlawfully withholding the salary of their employees until they can prove that they have already been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a major labor organization claimed on Sunday. "(We) strongly condem...

 2021-10-17 21:16 

Malay Mail Online

Bayern crush Leverkusen to return to top of Bundesliga...

BERLIN, Oct 18 — Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry both scored twice as Bayern Munich rampaged to a 5-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen to return to the top of the Bundesliga on Sunday. After suffering a shock defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt two weeks ago.....

 2021-10-17 21:13 

Malay Mail Online

Guendouzi inspires Marseille to win over Lorient...

PARIS, Oct 18 — Matteo Guendouzi scored once and created two more goals as Marseille came from behind to defeat Lorient 4-1 on Sunday and earn their first Ligue 1 victory in four matches. Marseille supporters paid a series of tributes to......

 2021-10-17 21:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Ansu Fati stars on first start in almost a year as Barca beat Valencia...

BARCELONA: Ansu Fati marked his first start in almost a year by scoring one goal and creating another as Barcelona came from behind to beat Valencia 3-1 in La Liga at Camp Nou on Sunday.Despite being allowed a full capacity crowd for the first time since ...

 2021-10-17 21:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Conservative mayor Marki-Zay wins run-off to challenge Hungary's Orban...

BUDAPEST: Peter Marki-Zay, a conservative provincial mayor, was chosen as the unified opposition challenger to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at next year's election, after winning a primary vote on Sunday (Oct 17).Marki-Zay, a practising Catho...

 2021-10-17 21:08 

Malay Mail Online

Protests or not, Beijing Games are about unity, says IOC's Samaranch...

ATHENS, Oct 18 — Next year's Beijing Games has triggered protests over China's human rights record but the International Olympic Committee's point man for the event, Juan Antonio Samaranch, said the multi-sport extravaganza is about brin...

 2021-10-17 21:05 

The Strait Times

Thrashed in Tashkent: Tracking Tampines Rovers' sobering Asian Champions League debut...

TASHKENT,UZBEKISTAN - The mood in the locker room was sombre. One sat with his head buried in his hands, others stared blankly into space. No one was talking.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

New gumamela hybrid named after Briones...

MANILA, Philippines — A new hybrid of gumamela has been named after Education Secretary Leonor Briones. As part of its Women in Public Service series, the University of the Philippines Los Baos (UPLB) named the Hibiscus rosa-sinensis after Briones t...

 2021-10-17 21:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Recyclable, edible items take new form...

MANILA, Philippines — Milk cartons, face shields, bottles, as well as fried pork, shrimp and daing na bangus turned into model satellites, payloads, and scientific instruments after children participated in the Philippine Space Agency's satellit...

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

19 years of pain are over...

AARHUS (Denmark) Almost two decades of pain and heartbreak finally ended yesterday for Indonesian badminton as the men's team captured the Thomas Cup, beating fierce rivals and defending champions China 3-0 in a tense but ultimately one-sided final.. ...

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Vieira all set for 'emotional' return...

LONDON Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira is looking forward to an emotional return to Arsenal as he prepares to face his old club for the first time in his managerial career.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore's exports and China's GDP in focus...

Key Singapore, China data eyed as economies grapple with energy, supply chain crises.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Making law accessible to the ordinary person...

Most people are not able to understand legal language on their own. Though technically they can access the law, they are not in any position to vindicate their own rights or defend themselves against legal challenges.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Fishy business...

The Kangkar fish market, a wholesale market where fish auctions were held, on June 10, 1983.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Punggol LRT services hit by signalling fault...

Services on the Punggol LRT line were disrupted by a signalling fault for about 45 minutes yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Jury still out on Singapore's bus contracting model, five years on...

SINGAPORE - Lush Green or Bright Red?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

'Long road' as Fowler seeks end to drought...

LOS ANGELES Rickie Fowler, aiming to put a season of struggle behind him, fired a nine-under 63 on Saturday to grab a two-stroke lead over Rory McIlroy in the CJ Cup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Difficult trade-offs in ensuring system remains financially sustainable...

I am puzzled by Straits Times senior transport correspondent Christopher Tan's conclusion in his commentary,...

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Why does it cost so much to retain number for second-hand car?...

Many years ago, I bought a vehicle registration number and used it for my new car. I continued to use this number for all the new cars that I bought over the years. To transfer the vehicle registration number, I paid a fee of $100.. Read more at straitsti...

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

China tests new space capability with hypersonic missile: FT report...

WASHINGTON China has tested a new space capability with a hypersonic missile, the Financial Times reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Nine die of Covid-19 complications; 2,454 community cases, 601 in dorms...

Nine Singaporeans aged between 57 and 100 have died of complications linked to Covid-19, taking Singapore's virus death toll to 233.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Celebrities in Japan urge youth to vote amid public apathy...

Japanese celebrities are appealing to the young to vote in the general election on Oct 31, amid apathy towards a government branded as out of touch on bread-and-butter issues.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Most Thais against reopening, fear tourists will bring in cases: Poll...

BANGKOK A recent poll shows that most Thais are against reopening the country because they fear tourists will bring in new infections and that not enough locals have been vaccinated against Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

DSTA needs to change the way it delivers capabilities for SAF: CEO...

To avoid the proverbial mistake of preparing for the last war, the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) needs to change the way it works, said the agency's chief executive Mervyn Tan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

More thundery showers to come this month...

More thundery showers are expected in the second half of this month, with temperatures ranging between 24 deg C and 33 deg C on most days, Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Should your child take up a DSA offer?...

Before 14-year-old Kam Hooi Qian accepted a Direct School Admission (DSA) offer from Hua Yi Secondary School three years ago, she made sure to do her research.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Haiti gang kidnaps American missionaries and families...

PORT-AU-PRINCE As many as 17 American Christian missionaries and their families, including children, have been kidnapped by gang members in Haiti's capital of Port-au-Prince, according to US media reports.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Malaysia to get tough on those who refuse vaccinations...

KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian government will dish out doses of discomfort to those who do not have valid reasons to refuse a Covid-19 vaccination, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Making law accessible to the ordinary person...

The use of simpler language is one step in a broader effort to redesign the law to be. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Good source, but people need to use less energy...

Last month, Solar for Dover, a student-led team at United World College Dover, completed its eight-year goal of raising funds for more than 2,000 solar panels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Hariss eyes Suzuki Cup win...

There is a certain lightness to Hariss Harun these days, and gratitude is a big reason for this.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

14 suspected adverse events reported after over 230,000 booster shots...

There were 14 reports of suspected adverse events out of more than 230,000 booster jabs of Covid-19 vaccines given out since the national booster vaccination programme was rolled out on Sept 15.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Former factory boy guns for post of S. Korea's president...

Bold. Unconventional. Scandal-prone. These are words used to describe Mr Lee Jae-myung, the first confirmed candidate in South Korea's presidential race in March.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Drug trial for those with aggressive breast cancer...

An orally consumed anti-cancer drug known as Bexarotene offers new hope to patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) - an aggressive form of breast cancer that appears more frequently among women below 40.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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