14 January 2021, Thursday News

14 January 2021, Thursday

Bitcoin surge helps lift Grayscale assets to record US$20 billion in 2020

Bitcoin surge helps lift Grayscale assets to record US$20 billion in 2020

14/1/2021 11:47:00 PM

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Canada's Trudeau urges unified front against China detentions, says all nations vulnerable

Canada's Trudeau urges unified front against China detentions, says all nations vulnerable

14/1/2021 11:10:00 PM

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Google completes Fitbit deal amid antitrust concerns

Google completes Fitbit deal amid antitrust concerns

14/1/2021 11:10:00 PM

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Toyota settles US probe into delayed emissions defect reports for US$180 million

Toyota settles US probe into delayed emissions defect reports for US$180 million

14/1/2021 11:10:00 PM

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GE alleges Siemens Energy used stolen trade secrets to rig contract bids

GE alleges Siemens Energy used stolen trade secrets to rig contract bids

14/1/2021 10:43:00 PM

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MotoGP adds test days to Qatar schedule

MotoGP adds test days to Qatar schedule

14/1/2021 10:25:00 PM

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US imposes sanctions on Chinese officials, oil giant over South China Sea 'coercion'

US imposes sanctions on Chinese officials, oil giant over South China Sea 'coercion'

14/1/2021 9:59:00 PM

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Brazil to start vaccinating Jan 20, as UK bars travelers over new COVID-19 variant

Brazil to start vaccinating Jan 20, as UK bars travelers over new COVID-19 variant

14/1/2021 9:59:00 PM

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Football: Ferguson, Rooney praise Man Utd's Rashford for fighting child food poverty

Ferguson, Rooney praise Man Utd's Rashford for fighting child food poverty

14/1/2021 9:59:00 PM

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Exclusive: Trump administration adds China's Comac, Xiaomi to Chinese military blacklist

Exclusive: Trump administration adds China's Comac, Xiaomi to Chinese military blacklist

BoycottChina
They are not private companies at all. They are all controlled by CCP.

14/1/2021 9:22:00 PM

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Tennis: Murray's Australian Open participation in doubt after positive COVID-19 test

Tennis: Murray's Australian Open participation in doubt after positive COVID-19 test

14/1/2021 9:22:00 PM

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Man found guilty of offering S$100 bribe to stop LTA enforcement officer from seizing oBike bicycle

Man found guilty of offering S$100 bribe to stop LTA enforcement officer from seizing oBike bicycle

14/1/2021 9:14:00 PM

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Daimler to cut production over chip shortage: Handelsblatt

Daimler to cut production over chip shortage: Handelsblatt

14/1/2021 8:34:00 PM

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Wells Fargo close to deal with buyout firms for asset management business

Wells Fargo close to deal with buyout firms for asset management business

14/1/2021 8:31:00 PM

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Record daily German COVID-19 deaths spark Merkel 'mega-lockdown' plan

Record daily German COVID-19 deaths spark Merkel 'mega-lockdown' plan

14/1/2021 8:25:00 PM

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Washington locks down, Delta bans guns to DC ahead of inauguration

Washington locks down, Delta bans guns to DC ahead of inauguration

14/1/2021 8:25:00 PM

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Dow, Nasdaq hit record highs as focus turns to Biden's stimulus speech

Dow, Nasdaq hit record highs as focus turns to Biden's stimulus speech

I thought Donnie said the Dow would crash if he didn’t win. Wow another thing he got wrong.

14/1/2021 8:25:00 PM

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Washington locks down, Delta bans guns to D.C. ahead of inauguration

Washington locks down, Delta bans guns to DC ahead of inauguration

14/1/2021 8:18:00 PM

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Explainer: What led to Malaysia’s second major lockdown and its state of emergency

Explainer: What led to Malaysia’s second major lockdown and its state of emergency

14/1/2021 8:17:00 PM

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Australia to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from Oregon

A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000km Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia. Now authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk and plan to kill it.

14/1/2021 8:00:00 PM

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Italy reports 522 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, 17,246 new cases

Italy reports 522 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, 17,246 new cases

14/1/2021 7:59:00 PM

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World facing 'catastrophic' temperature rises: UN

World facing 'catastrophic' temperature rises: UN

14/1/2021 7:59:00 PM

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Doctor who declared Trump 'healthiest' president ever dies

Doctor who declared Trump 'healthiest' president ever dies

14/1/2021 7:38:00 PM

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Football: Real's Jovic completes loan return to Eintracht

Football: Real's Jovic completes loan return to Eintracht

14/1/2021 7:38:00 PM

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Football: Colombia appoint Rueda as national team coach

Football: Colombia appoint Rueda as national team coach

14/1/2021 7:38:00 PM

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Sole COVID community case is a para-veterinarian with Police K-9 Unit; 44 new infections imported

UPDATE: Sole COVID community case is a para-veterinarian with Police K-9 Unit; 44 new infections imported

14/1/2021 7:32:00 PM

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Football: Under-fire Chelsea manager Lampard wary of improving Fulham

Football: Under-fire Chelsea manager Lampard wary of improving Fulham

14/1/2021 7:32:00 PM

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Exclusive: Toyota settles US probe into delayed emissions defect reports for US$180 million - filing

Exclusive: Toyota settles US probe into delayed emissions defect reports for US$180 million - filing

14/1/2021 7:32:00 PM

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Football: Bielsa to study Bayern template as he seeks to lift Leeds

Football: Bielsa to study Bayern template as he seeks to lift Leeds

14/1/2021 7:06:00 PM

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Frenchman Peterhansel one stage away from 14th Dakar win

Frenchman Peterhansel one stage away from 14th Dakar win

14/1/2021 7:06:00 PM

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French government hardens stance against Carrefour takeover

French government hardens stance against Carrefour takeover

14/1/2021 7:06:00 PM

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US: Dow, Nasdaq hit record highs as focus turns to Biden's stimulus plan

US: Dow, Nasdaq hit record highs as focus turns to Biden's stimulus plan

14/1/2021 7:02:00 PM

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EXPLAINER: Barring Trump from holding office again

Now that Trump has been impeached by the US House of Representatives a second time, keeping him from holding office again could be Congress' next step.

14/1/2021 6:55:00 PM

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World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia

It's the life-sized picture of a wild pig.

14/1/2021 6:55:00 PM

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45 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 in community

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 45 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Thursday (Jan 14), said the Ministry of Health (MOH). There is one case in the ...

14/1/2021 6:48:00 PM

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Samsung launches new flagship Galaxy S smartphone early, targets remote workers, gamers

Samsung launches new flagship Galaxy S smartphone early, targets remote workers, gamers

14/1/2021 6:46:00 PM

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Rugby: Wales hit by Williams ban for Six Nations opener

Rugby: Wales hit by Williams ban for Six Nations opener

14/1/2021 6:46:00 PM

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Jem mall, Chong Pang City market and food centre among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

14/1/2021 6:43:00 PM

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Football: Southampton striker Ings tests positive for COVID-19

Southampton striker Ings tests positive for COVID-19

14/1/2021 6:40:00 PM

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Football: Forgotten man Ramsey finally finding his feet at Juventus

Football: Forgotten man Ramsey finally finding his feet at Juventus

14/1/2021 6:40:00 PM

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Russian athletes propose 'Katyusha' folk song to replace anthem - reports

Russian athletes propose 'Katyusha' folk song to replace anthem - reports

14/1/2021 6:40:00 PM

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Philippines' Duterte says presidency no job for a woman

Philippines' Duterte says presidency no job for a woman

14/1/2021 6:31:00 PM

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Fourth U.S. lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19 after U.S. Capitol attack

Fourth US lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19 after US Capitol attack

14/1/2021 6:28:00 PM

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Netizens Say Angie Chiu, 66, Looks More Like 41-Year-Old Zhang Ziyi’s Grandmother Instead of Her Mum In New Drama

14/1/2021 6:00:00 PM

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Affirm's Nasdaq debut values GIC's stake at US$2.1b

Affirm's Nasdaq debut values GIC's stake at US$2.1b

14/1/2021 5:46:00 PM

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WHO deplores 95% of vaccine doses limited to 10 countries

14/1/2021 5:45:00 PM

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Zoe Tay’s My Guardian Angels, English Soap Opera Kin Rule Mediacorp’s List Of Most-Watched Dramas Of 2020

14/1/2021 5:15:00 PM

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About 27,000 marine sector workers tested for Covid-19 in 'one-time sweep'; vaccinations have started, says MPA

SINGAPORE — About 27,000 shore-based personnel were tested for Covid-19 in a

14/1/2021 5:07:00 PM

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Bitter Senate impeachment trial of Trump could bog down Biden's first days

14/1/2021 4:45:00 PM

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PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

14/1/2021 4:44:00 PM

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ASML CEO sees US-China trade antagonism outlasting Trump

ASML CEO sees US-China trade antagonism outlasting Trump

14/1/2021 4:37:00 PM

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About 27,000 marine sector workers tested for COVID-19 in 'one-time sweep'; vaccinations have started, says MPA

About 27,000 marine sector workers tested for COVID-19 in 'one-time sweep'; vaccinations have started, says MPA

14/1/2021 4:37:00 PM

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Microsoft, Cigna form coalition for digital records of COVID-19 vaccination

Microsoft, Cigna form coalition for digital records of COVID-19 vaccination

14/1/2021 4:37:00 PM

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Have an NMP represent the religious sector to enhance Singapore’s secularism: Panellist

Have an NMP represent the religious sector to enhance Singapore’s secularism model: Panellist

14/1/2021 4:26:00 PM

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Irene Wan Wows Netizens With Photos Of Her With A Horse “In Her Living Room”

14/1/2021 4:16:00 PM

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Yangzijiang inks deal for 30% stake in new Chinese LNG joint venture

Yangzijiang inks deal for 30% stake in new Chinese LNG joint venture

14/1/2021 4:15:00 PM

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Nokia signs up Google for building cloud-based 5G network

Nokia signs up Google for building cloud-based 5G network

14/1/2021 4:11:00 PM

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Sentosa Cove’s pink waters could be caused by algae bloom due to recent heavy rain, experts say

Sentosa Cove’s pink waters could be caused by algae bloom due to recent heavy rain, experts say

14/1/2021 4:06:00 PM

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Fire destroys homes of thousands in Rohingya refugee camps: UNHCR

Fire destroys homes of thousands in Rohingya refugee camps: UNHCR

14/1/2021 4:05:00 PM

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US pigeon becomes feathered fugitive after straying 14,480 kilometres

US pigeon becomes feathered fugitive after straying 14,480 kilometres

14/1/2021 3:48:00 PM

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Social media giants mishandled Trump: Wikipedia founder

Social media giants mishandled Trump: Wikipedia founder

14/1/2021 3:34:00 PM

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Virus again delays Japan 'Super Mario' theme park opening

The first ever 'Super Mario' theme park was originally set to open in July 2020 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.

14/1/2021 3:31:00 PM

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Coronavirus fails to deter India's massive Ganges pilgrimage

14/1/2021 3:30:00 PM

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Pope Francis, ex Pope Benedict both get Covid-19 vaccine - Vatican

Pope Francis, ex Pope Benedict both get COVID vaccine: Vatican

14/1/2021 3:29:00 PM

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Hin Leong Trading's judicial managers given more time to restructure troubled firm

Hin Leong Trading's judicial managers given more time to restructure troubled firm

14/1/2021 3:14:00 PM

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Instagram influencers are a vaccine priority in wary Indonesia

Indonesia has decided to include influencers alongside almost 1.5 million healthcare workers in the priority group for COVID-19 vaccines.

14/1/2021 3:00:00 PM

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The late Goo Hara's Twitter account hacked for the second time

Much to the dismay of fans, a report on Allkpop on January 14 says the Twitter account of the late Goo Hara has been hacked once again. A year ago, an anonymou

14/1/2021 2:58:00 PM

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People should get themselves vaccinated instead of waiting for another brand: Lawrence Wong

Singapore – Minister for Education Lawrence Wong, said on Wednesday (Jan 13) that people should get themselves vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccine wh

14/1/2021 2:57:00 PM

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Gary Chaw praised for saving stray dog

Malaysian-born Taiwan-based singer Gary Chaw received praised on social media for rescuing a stray dog knocked by a car in hit-and-run incident in the republic,

14/1/2021 2:56:00 PM

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Divorced couple go to High Court to decide who gets to have reunion dinner with son

Singapore – A divorced couple in Singapore went to court in hopes of settling an ongoing dispute as to who gets to have reunion dinners with their 13-year-old

14/1/2021 2:55:00 PM

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Ho Ching shares post defending Chan Chun Sing

Singapore—On her Facebook page Madam Ho Ching showed support for Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing, not only once, but twice. Part of Mr Chan’s jo

14/1/2021 2:51:00 PM

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BlackRock fourth-quarter profit jumps 20per cent as AUM touches record high

BlackRock fourth-quarter profit jumps 20per cent

14/1/2021 2:45:00 PM

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Biden to unveil plan to pump US$1.5 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

Biden to unveil plan to pump US$1.5 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

14/1/2021 2:32:00 PM

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US bans all imports of cotton and tomato products from Xinjiang, citing allegations of forced labour

The ban is effective immediately.

14/1/2021 2:30:00 PM

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Wells Fargo CEO to unveil cost-cutting plan

Wells Fargo CEO to unveil cost-cutting plan

14/1/2021 2:27:00 PM

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BC Partners eyeing investment in Inter Milan: sources

BC Partners eyeing investment in Inter Milan: sources

14/1/2021 2:27:00 PM

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China demands US lift Xinjiang cotton, tomato import ban

China demands US lift Xinjiang cotton, tomato import ban

14/1/2021 2:27:00 PM

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Villa v Everton postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Villa v Everton postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

14/1/2021 2:13:00 PM

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Airlines face more turbulence before vaccine relief

Airlines face more turbulence before vaccine relief

14/1/2021 2:06:00 PM

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South Africa's Boucher confident of team safety on Pakistan tour

South Africa's Boucher confident of team safety on Pakistan tour

14/1/2021 2:06:00 PM

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WhatsApp scrambles as users in big Indian market fret over privacy

WhatsApp scrambles as users in big Indian market fret over privacy

14/1/2021 2:06:00 PM

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9 NMPs chosen including ex-national swimmer Mark Chay and academic Hoon Hian Teck

All of them are first-time NMPs.

14/1/2021 2:03:00 PM

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SLB Development H1 net profit stable year on year at S$5.54m

SLB Development H1 net profit stable year on year at S$5.54m

14/1/2021 2:01:00 PM

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Virus again delays Japan 'Super Mario' theme park opening

TOKYO — The opening of the first ever

14/1/2021 2:01:00 PM

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Indonesian plane crash follows years of safety reforms

Indonesia's aviation industry is notorious for ill-maintained runways, a lack of trained pilots and a wide range of other safety issues.

14/1/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Lawyer, others arrested by Hong Kong national security unit

The 11 people arrested are suspected of helping the 12 Hong Kong youth who were detained at sea by mainland Chinese authorities while attempting to sail to Taiwan last August.

14/1/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Expand the CMIO model to accommodate people’s desires on how they want to be identified: Panellists

14/1/2021 1:48:00 PM

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Testing snag keeps two WHO China probe experts in Singapore

Testing snag keeps two WHO China probe experts in Singapore

14/1/2021 1:45:00 PM

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PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

PepsiCo aims for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

14/1/2021 1:41:00 PM

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Andy Murray tests positive for COVID-19, STV says

Andy Murray tests positive for COVID-19, STV says

14/1/2021 1:34:00 PM

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Facing criticism over slow rollout, Bulgaria starts COVID-19 vaccinations

Facing criticism over slow rollout, Bulgaria starts COVID-19 vaccinations

14/1/2021 1:34:00 PM

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Instagram influencers are a vaccine priority in wary Indonesia

Instagram influencers are a vaccine priority in wary Indonesia

14/1/2021 1:34:00 PM

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Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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14/1/2021 1:33:00 PM

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China critic Mike Chen tells Uncle Roger to educate himself after deleting video to appease Chinese fans

“I hold no animosity towards Nigel for what he did, because it’s hard to stand up to the CCP’s tactics,' said former collaborator and China critic Mike Chen.

14/1/2021 1:30:00 PM

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Man found guilty of offering S$100 bribe to stop LTA enforcement officer from seizing oBike

Man found guilty of offering S$100 bribe to stop LTA enforcement officer from seizing oBike

14/1/2021 1:27:00 PM

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Philippines' Duterte defends purchase of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Philippines' Duterte defends purchase of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

14/1/2021 1:27:00 PM

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Turkey begins administering Sinovac shot to health workers

Turkey begins administering Sinovac shot to health workers

14/1/2021 1:20:00 PM

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Dismembering the mafia, one child at a time

Dismembering the mafia, one child at a time

14/1/2021 1:19:00 PM

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Testing snag keeps two WHO China probe experts in Singapore

Two members of WHO mission to China still in Singapore for Covid-19 checks: WHO

14/1/2021 1:15:00 PM

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Hong Kong's first website takedown under national security law confirmed

Hong Kong's first website takedown under national security law confirmed

14/1/2021 1:13:00 PM

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