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 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

New buildings must meet tighter standards for energy efficiency...

All new buildings here will have to meet tighter standards for energy efficiency from the end of this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Valencia chief says top politician 'irresponsible'...

Valencia president Anil Murthy has hit out at Ximo Puig, President of the Generalitat Valenciana regional government, for what he described as...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

HDB flats remain hot with 23 million-dollar units sold last month...

Housing Board flats remain a hot commodity with a record 23 units changing hands last month for a million dollars or more, while overall resale prices rose for the eighth straight month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Working smart with tech's help...

It is not always true that many hands mean less work.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Data of 580,000 SIA customers leaked in security breach...

About 580,000 Singapore Airlines (SIA) customers have been affected by a data leak at an external firm.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore shares buck regional trend to rise 0.48%...

Local shares dodged the bullet that caught key regional indexes yesterday and triggered a sea of red ink from Shanghai to South Korea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sports World: Reds, Leipzig heading back to Budapest...

LONDON Liverpool will return to Budapest to play RB Leipzig in their Champions League last-16, second-leg match due to Covid-19 travel restrictions between Britain and Germany, Uefa said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

ExxonMobil scales back ambitions for oil, gas output...

HOUSTON ExxonMobil is lowering its ambitions for oil and gas production as it focuses on cutting costs and preserving dividends to win back investors that have soured on the company after years of overspending.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Myanmar police break up protests again...

YANGON Police in Myanmar yesterday broke up demonstrations in several places with tear gas and gunfire as protesters took to the streets again, undeterred by the rising death toll in a crackdown on opponents of last month's military coup.. Read more a...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Friyay!: What to watch...

A new Disney princess is in town. Raya (voiced by Kelly Marie Tran, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 2017) is the first South-east Asian princess in the Disney universe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Friyay! :My perfect weekend...

Senior Culture Correspondent. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Friyay!: Where to chill...

South Korean singer Wonho (in red vest), a former member of boy band Monsta X, is known for his sculpted physique and love of exercise.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Prayer and worship...

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 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore lays out plans for green and sustainable future...

Singapore is setting out towards a sustainable future as it recovers from Covid-19, with seven ministers detailing the country's green plans in Parliament during an omnibus session yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singles can apply for public rental flats without first finding flatmate in pilot...

Singles will be able to apply for public rental flats without having to first find a flatmate, under a new pilot that will be rolled out later this year, Minister of State for National Development Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim said yesterday.. Read more at str...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

DBS applies for Sen Yue, unit to go under judicial management...

DBS Bank has applied to the High Court to have the Sen Yue Holdings waste-management group and its subsidiary placed under judicial management, the firm announced.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Consumers, banks must play their part in preventing fraud: Ong...

Credit card issuers such as banks have invested considerable resources in building fraud surveillance systems and controls to combat card fraud, and these systems have been enhanced over the years in response to changing technologies and methods used by f...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

81-year-old whose husband tested positive earlier is sole community case...

An 81-year-old Singaporean woman was confirmed to have Covid-19, after her 82-year-old retiree husband became infected.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Woman jailed for cheating banks into giving $1.8m in loans...

A 50-year-old woman was jailed for 4 years on Wednesday for cheating multiple banks into disbursing about $1.8 million in loans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Not a viable option for now given charging constraints...

There has been a lot of buzz online about electric vehicles (EVs) since the Budget was announced last month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

New face of retail...

They have as little as a few hundred followers, yet can make thousands of dollars a month by recommending products on their social media channels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Events entertainer turns beauty boss...

This time last year, singing in pubs, clubs and at weddings five or six nights a week was Ms Elyse Liang's main source of income.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Daily water use surged last year as more people stayed home...

Each person in Singapore used 154 litres of water a day last year, up from the 141 litres they used daily in 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Blinken singles out China as biggest geopolitical test for US...

The United States' top diplomat has called America's relationship with China the biggest geopolitical test of the century, elevating it to one of the Joe Biden administration's key foreign policy concerns alongside other challenges like promot...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Boxing granny fights for her health against Parkinson's...

ANTALYA Donning shiny gloves and purple sneakers, 75-year-old Nancy Van Der Stracten hops into the boxing ring and starts punching in a fight against severe symptoms of Parkinson's disease.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

JJ Lin spotted wearing $350,000 watch...

Sharp-eyed netizens have noticed something special about JJ Lin's cycling attire.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

New scheme to support alliances in built environment sector...

The push to accelerate transformation and boost the resilience of Singapore's built environment sector will intensify through a new scheme that supports alliances among developers, builders, consultants and sub-contractors.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Moving from poverty eradication to 'rural revitalisation'...

As lawmakers gather today for their annual parliamentary session, high on the agenda is to prevent a return to poverty, improve the livelihoods of rural residents and make changes to Hong Kong's electoral system, said a senior official ahead of the me...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Important that all companies have safety and health representatives...

I thank Mr Bernard Chua for his views on how we can build a better and safer workplace (Improve quality of personnel responsible for workplace safety, March 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Insurance doctor panels face poor prognosis...

They disrupt the specialist care system, restrict patients' choice and are not needed, given the new fee benchmarks as well as rules on co-payments and deductibles to curb medical costs. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

From The Backbench...

The upper levels of multi-storey carparks are often under-utilised, said Associate Professor Lim, who suggested that they be used for businesses like laundromats.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Public sector aims to peak carbon emissions five years before 2030 national target...

The public sector wants to lead by example on climate change, by bringing down the carbon emissions it produces ahead of national targets, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Cat in a spat: Scrapping Dr Seuss books is not cancel culture...

Kate Cantrell and Sharon Bickle. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

World cruises sell out more than a year in advance...

NEW YORK After a year of isolation and lockdowns, four months on a ship is looking pretty good to super fans of cruises.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Merkel lays out path to ease German lockdown...

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel has set out a plan to gradually unwind restrictions on Europe's largest economy, bowing to pressure from the pandemic-weary public.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Use public funds to wean people off cars instead of promoting EVs...

Petrol duties were raised as part of the Republic's larger push towards a more sustainable future (Petrol duties raised for first time in six years, Feb 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Relook how some laws are exempt from judicial review: MP...

Mr Murali Pillai (Bukit Batok) yesterday called for a relook of how certain laws are exempted from being reviewed by the courts, saying Singaporeans desire greater checks and balances.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Hosts have final say on foreign fans, says IOC...

TOKYO The decision whether to allow overseas spectators to attend the Summer Games is up to Japan, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said yesterday, signalling that it is up to the host nation to decide on foreign fans in venues.. Re...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Business insurance premiums rising amid pandemic: Report...

Insurance pricing is increasing across most lines of business in Singapore, as the industry reacts to recent losses and uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report released yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Efforts to sanitise public spaces to be ramped up...

A regime to clean up and disinfect public spaces will be rolled out progressively, targeting more than 2,000 high-risk premises such as pre-schools, schools, and youth and eldercare facilities from July.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Aaron Kwok goes on an art-buying spree...

HONG KONG Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok, who is known for his love of fast cars, has now turned his attention - and spending power - to buying art.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Three rising economic identities of women...

As the global Covid-19 vaccine roll-out promises light at the end of the tunnel, the world is still accounting for the pandemic's disproportionate impact on women and, consequently, the sacrifices they have made during this time - whether it is at wor...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Must-reads...

Singapore is setting out towards a sustainable future as it recovers from Covid-19, with seven ministers detailing the country's green plans in Parliament yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sentosa to become carbon-neutral destination by 2030...

Sentosa will be transformed into a carbon-neutral destination by 2030 as part of a long-term sustainability plan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Schools to roll out green plans to reduce carbon emissions...

An Eco-Stewardship Programme will be launched in all schools, from primary to pre-university, under the Ministry of Education (MOE).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Thai navy's purrfect rescue...

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 2021-03-04 21:00 

Bangkok Post

Prayut orders probe into army info-ops...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday said he had ordered the Defence Ministry to look into allegations made by international media that the military had for political purposes been using social media to covertly influence and exacerbate unrest in ...

 2021-03-04 21:00 

The Strait Times

Greener tomorrow: Key initiatives in S'pore's sustainability plans...

Singapore is growing greener by the minute, with efforts to battle climate change ramped up on all fronts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-04 20:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar army's pick as UN envoy resigns in diplomatic power struggle...

Myanmar's newly-appointed ambassador to the United Nations has resigned, saying that his predecessor -- who was fired by the military junta -- ......

 2021-03-04 20:59 

Jakarta Post

Honda to start selling world's first level-3 autonomous car on Friday...

It is the worlds first vehicle sold in the market which allows the driver to engage in different tasks such as reading and watching TV behind the wheel in certain conditions such as when the car is in congested traffic on expressways, the Japanese transpo...

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