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 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Has Government been too successful in trying to allay fears of people?...

When I recently visited an air-conditioned foodcourt which has a beer stall, I saw six people occupying three tables but facing one another to chit-chat while drinking beer, with the tables less than 1m apart (they had probably pulled the tables closer to...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

High energy prices restrain post-Covid recovery...

The path for India's post-pandemic economic recovery has become more arduous as it navigates strong headwinds brought on by a surge in global crude oil rates.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Energy crunch will drive up emissions but may spur green investment...

The global scramble for coal, oil and gas supplies is a reminder not only of the world's deep dependency on fossil fuels but also its vulnerability to destabilising price shocks, and the huge climate and health risks from burning carbon-intensive ener...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Priority schemes like the one relating to married child should be retained...

I find it odd that the majority of respondents in the public consultation on public housing in prime locations suggested removing Housing Board priority schemes in balloting exercises for public housing in prime areas (Many S'poreans want HDB priority...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

China's influence in South Asia growing: Report...

Early this month, Nepal's Minister of State for Health Umesh Shrestha announced that half of the country's population had received the Sinopharm vaccine from China. That added up to 149 million doses in total.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Why are UN climate talks important?...

SINGAPORE - Nations have been grappling with the growing threat of climate change for years and negotiations led by the United Nations (UN) have been a key way to tackle the crisis.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Biden says US will defend Taiwan; China warns against wrong signals...

BALTIMORE The United States would come to Taiwan's defence and has a commitment to defend the island China claims as its own, President Joe Biden has said, though the White House later said there was no change in policy towards the island.. Read more ...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

2 years' jail for coach who sent drugs via courier...

A volleyball coach who used courier firm Lalamove to deliver a package containing methamphetamine to a drug abuser was caught after the deliveryman took it to another flat by mistake.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Pity Workers' Party did not respond to points made...

I refer to Ms He Ting Ru's letter,...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Separate private-hire bidders from passenger car bidders...

Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums have increased significantly over the past few months, with the latest bidding exercise seeing a whopping increase of $12,244 in the Open category (COE prices soar ahead of smaller quota for Nov to Jan, Oct 21).. ...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Japan's first female top union head vows to fight workplace sexism...

TOKYO The first female head of Japan's largest trade union vowed yesterday to fight workplace sexism in a country where women still face pressure to...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

MOM to review proposals...

Proposals to ensure workplace fairness and support for workers will be considered by the Manpower Ministry. Nine proposals, including income relief for those who are involuntarily unemployed, were made by a task force to help professionals, managers and e...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

New role for incoming swim head coach...

The Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) will make changes to its high performance set-up, after a review of the organisation and the performance of the Republic's swimmers at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, its president Lee Kok Choy told The Straits Times ...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Fuel crisis powers demand for Indonesia's coal exports...

Despite positive outlook for coal, Indonesia's supplies hampered by prolonged wet season: Expert. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Everyday items to get more pricey...

GENEVA Consumers around the world are about to get socked with even higher prices on everyday items, companies from food giant Unilever to lubricant maker WD-40 warned this week as they grapple with supply difficulties.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Govt to consider PME task force's recommendations...

Proposals from the labour movement and employers' federation to ensure workplace fairness and support for local workers will be considered by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Blind spots in America's 'tech war' with China...

The release of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou last month and talk of an impending summit between presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, while welcomed, should not be interpreted as a reset of US-Sino relations. If anything, the competitive dime...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Carbon Copy: The state of play on the six key issues at UN climate conference COP26...

SINGAPORE - The United Nations climate change conference, COP26, will begin on Oct 31 in Glasgow.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Indonesia needs more than a military strategy for the Natunas...

A photo of Indonesian President Joko Widodo wearing a bomber jacket and standing next to a warship gun has become famous these last few years. It has been used in many media headlines and news articles, and was even on the cover of an academic book that e...

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Design News...

NATHAN YONG BIDS FAREWELL TO REASON WITH FLUID FORMS. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Mirror man...

A man wearing a suit made of mirrors is seen in a fashion and clothing exhibition in Teheran, Iran, last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Govt ramps up reopening plan...

Night entertainment venues will remain closed in 17 provinces during the initial stage of the country's reopening to vaccinated foreign visitors from 46 countries next month....

 2021-10-22 20:54 

Manila Bulletin

PROP UP: A snapshot of Bicol through the eyes of Robert Obiedo...

Plan a visit to Naga City and chances are you will choose to stay at the city's most well-known hotel—the Villa Caceres Hotel. What may not be immediately clear is the decades of ambition that has gone into this establishment, which incidentally...

 2021-10-22 20:49 

Channel NewsAsia

France pulls plug on massive Paris station revamp...

PARIS: French rail operator SNCF has scrapped plans for a controversial expansion of Europe's busiest train station, the Gare du Nord in Paris, with the government urging Wednesday a...

 2021-10-22 20:31 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Top seeds Sabalenka, Muguruza crash out in Moscow...

Russian world number 37 Ekaterina Alexandrova eases to a 6-3, 6-4 upset of Sabalenka.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 20:23 

The Strait Times

Dow ends at record, capping strong week for US stocks...

The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up 0.2 per cent at 35,677.02.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 20:13 

Jakarta Globe

Tencent Takes Minority Stake in MD Pictures...

The investment represents Tencent's positive outlook on the Indonesian content industry....

 2021-10-22 20:07 

The Strait Times

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's parting words to the EU: 'There's a lot to worry about'...

Merkel's sombre tone contrasted starkly with a celebratory send-off by the bloc's leaders.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 20:00 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Unilever Indonesia sales down 7.5% as virus curbs bite The consumer goods giant has attributed a significant decline in sales and profit to a challenging&n....
 2021-10-22 20:00 

Jakarta Post

One does not feel old, says 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth turned down the title "Oldie of the Year" by British publication, Old....
 2021-10-22 20:00 

The Strait Times

One Bernam, a mixed-use landmark development, marries rich heritage with growth potential, and accessibility to work and play...

Residents of the future One Bernam will get to enjoy the area's rich heritage, vibrant community and growth potential with its CBD location. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:55 

Channel NewsAsia

US, Europeans renew call for Iran diplomacy...

PARIS: The United States and three European powers agreed Friday (Oct 22) in consultations in Paris on the need for Iran to return quickly to talks amid growing alarm over a delay.Rob Malley, the US envoy on Iran, spoke with his counterparts from Britain,...

 2021-10-22 19:44 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 vaccines not linked to pregnancy loss; mixing vaccines may confer greater protection...

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review.COVID-19 vaccines not linked with pregnancy lossTwo studies in ma...

 2021-10-22 19:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Lebanon's Hezbollah warns Israel against drilling in disputed maritime border area...

BEIRUT: The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday (Oct 22) warned Israel against drilling for oil and gas in the disputed maritime border area between the two countries until the issue is resolved, and said the Iran-backed group would take action if...

 2021-10-22 19:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Buyer found for Bury FC and the club's home ground...

A buyer has been found for twice FA Cup winners Bury FC and their Gigg Lane stadium after the club were expelled from the Football League (EFL) in August 2019 due to financial problems, administrators said in a statement on Friday. Administrator Steven Wi...

 2021-10-22 19:13 

The Strait Times

Formula One: Dogged by engine issues, Mercedes dominate US grand prix opening practice...

Valtteri Bottas edges world champion Lewis Hamilton, with the rest of the field far back.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:13 

Inquirer.net

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BMW to phase out fossil-fuel burning engines from main plant by 2024...

BERLIN — BMW will stop making internal combustion engines at its main plant in Munich by 2024, its head of production said on Friday at a conference marking the start of production of its electric i4 model. The ICE engines currently made in Munich w...

 2021-10-22 19:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Biden, Macron discussed European defense, will meet in Rome: White House...

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday (Oct 22) discussed security cooperation in Africa, Europe and the Indo-Pacific, as the two countries work to mend fences after a rift over a US security pact with Britain an...

 2021-10-22 19:02 

Vietnam News

Swiss-Vietnamese deal enhances trade and cooperation between the two countries...

To improve trade performance and the international competitiveness of small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Switzerland and Vit Nam on Friday signed an agreement to implement the Trade Policy and Export Promotion (SwissTrade) project.nbsp;...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Football: Dortmund's Haaland out for a few weeks with hip injury...

Haaland had only just returned from a thigh problem.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Cycling: Hoogland storms to track cycling world time trial gold...

A sizzling 58.418sec ride wins gold at the track cycling world championships.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

Jakarta Post

Duran Duran drop new album 40 years after debut The new wave group are still going strong, releasing their 15th studio album, "Future Past"....
 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Has Government been too successful in trying to allay people's fear of Covid-19?...

When I recently visited an air-conditioned foodcourt which has a beer stall, I saw six people occupying three tables but facing one another to chit-chat while drinking beer, with the tables less than 1m apart (they had probably pulled the tables closer to...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

On Facebook: Should retail staff be allowed to sit during their shifts?...

Yes. Should provide a tall stool for them to sit as long as there is no customer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Covid-19 restrictions are necessary to prevent deaths...

Straits Times senior health correspondent Salma Khalik questioned why the Government has extended existing Covid-19 measures by another month (Better to bite bullet and open up than delay the inevitable, Oct 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: HDB priority schemes like the one relating to married child should be retained...

I find it odd that the majority of respondents in the public consultation on public housing in prime locations suggested removing Housing Board priority schemes in balloting exercises for public housing in prime areas (Many S'poreans want HDB priority...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Separate private-hire COE bidders from passenger car bidders...

Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums have increased significantly over the past few months, with the latest bidding exercise seeing a whopping increase of $12,244 in the Open category (COE prices soar ahead of smaller quota for Nov to Jan, Oct 21).. ...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Consider the trade-offs during times of restrictions...

As one of the wealthiest nations in the world, Singapore was able to buy vaccines early in the Covid-19 pandemic battle and achieve one of the highest vaccination rates in the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Pity Workers' Party did not respond to points made...

I refer to Ms He Ting Ru's letter,...

 2021-10-22 18:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada competition bureau has court order for Google advertising probe - statement...

OTTAWA : Canada's antitrust watchdog said on Friday it had obtained a court order to advance its investigation into whether Google's online advertising business is hurting competition, according to a statement.The Competition Bureau's court or...

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