05 August 2021, Thursday News

Latest News On 05 August 2021, Thursday

Experts say Delta variant can make vaccinated people highly infectious, but jabs still reduce severity

Hong Kong — A fully vaccinated man in Hong Kong was found to be highly infectious after testing positive for the Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus. The 2

5/8/2021 5:24:00 PM

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Inconsiderate resident leave items in lift, netizen complains

Singapore — A member of the public spoke on Reddit, a popular social news website and forum about an inconsiderate resident who deposited unwanted belongings

5/8/2021 5:29:00 PM

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Macaque wears face mask, leads by example

Singapore — With mask-wearing now a requirement when stepping out in public, it appears that a macaque has decided to do its part in being socially responsibl

5/8/2021 5:31:00 PM

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Deere, Bear Flag aim to automate tractors as 'fast as possible'

Deere, Bear Flag aim to automate tractors as 'fast as possible'

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Soccer-Man City sign Grealish from Villa in British record 100 million pounds deal

Soccer-Man City sign playmaker Grealish from Villa in record 100 million pounds deal

5/8/2021 11:14:00 PM

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UN concerned about unused COVID-19 vaccines, can help if governments ask

UN concerned about unused COVID-19 vaccines, can help if governments ask

5/8/2021 11:14:00 PM

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Olympics-Athletics-American Nageotte overcomes shaky start to vault to gold

Olympics-Athletics-American Nageotte overcomes shaky start to vault to gold

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Ethereum software upgrade activated; ether reverses losses, trades up

Ethereum software upgrade activated; ether reverses losses, trades up

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Olympics-Baseball-US advances to golden game with Japan, South Korea to play for bronze vs Dominicans

Olympics-Baseball-US advances to golden game with Japan, South Korea to play for bronze vs Dominicans

5/8/2021 10:08:00 PM

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Soccer-UEFA charge Sparta Prague after alleged racial abuse

Soccer-UEFA charge Sparta Prague after alleged racial abuse

5/8/2021 9:24:00 PM

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Former soccer player Ballack's teenage son Emilio dies in four-wheel crash

Former soccer player Ballack's teenage son Emilio dies in four-wheel crash

5/8/2021 9:17:00 PM

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US COVID-19 cases hit six-month high, Florida grapples with surge

US COVID-19 cases hit six-month high, Florida grapples with surge

5/8/2021 9:17:00 PM

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Football: Messi to leave Barcelona due to financial constraint

Soccer-Messi to leave Barcelona due to financial constraint - club statement

5/8/2021 9:17:00 PM

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Wife of Kremlin critic Navalny delivers borsch and cherries in 3-day prison visit

Wife of Kremlin critic Navalny delivers borsch and cherries in 3-day prison visit

And love

5/8/2021 8:05:00 PM

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Amazon delays office return until January as COVID-19 cases surge

Amazon delays office return until January as COVID-19 cases surge

5/8/2021 8:12:00 PM

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Belarus sprinter talks of defection after forced Olympic exit

Belarus sprinter talks of defection after forced Olympic exit

5/8/2021 8:12:00 PM

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Increase in number of Covid-19 patients in ICU; 10 new clusters detected

5/8/2021 7:38:00 PM

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Jin Air’s Sabah-Themed ‘Flight to Nowhere’ Takes Off

On 25 July, 96 passengers boarded a Kota Kinabalu-themed ‘flight to nowhere’ departing from Incheon International Airport.

5/8/2021 6:55:00 PM

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Apple plans to scan US iPhones for child abuse imagery - FT

Apple plans to scan US iPhones for child abuse imagery - FT

5/8/2021 7:00:00 PM

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Olympics-Table Tennis-China sweep Japan to win women's team gold, extend unbeaten record

Olympics-Table Tennis-China sweep Japan to win women's team gold, extend unbeaten record

5/8/2021 7:00:00 PM

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Eleven-year-old boy becomes Shopee seller to earn money to buy a smartphone so he won’t miss his online studies

The 11-year-old boy in Malaysia said he has received about 300 orders in the past nine days since becoming a Shopee seller.

5/8/2021 6:15:00 PM

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10 new COVID clusters; 1 renamed to North Bridge Rd market

UPDATE: 10 new COVID clusters; 1 renamed to North Bridge Rd market

5/8/2021 6:22:00 PM

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Food Delivery Apps Whetting Up Singapore's Appetite

New local players have entered the food delivery space recently – complete with promotions 😋

5/8/2021 6:30:00 PM

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Enviro-Hub enters sale-and-purchase agreement for Pastel Glove

5/8/2021 5:14:00 PM

Chip Eng Seng posts S$99k H1 net profit, reversing year-ago loss

5/8/2021 6:04:00 PM

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding H1 net profit up 39% amid fall in revenue

5/8/2021 6:20:00 PM

Singapore eases border measures for travellers from Taiwan as COVID-19 situation improves

Travellers from Taiwan to Singapore who test negative for COVID19 on arrival to be able to go about their activities; will not need to serve stay-home notice

還沒有清零,天天都有人死了。

5/8/2021 6:41:00 PM

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VW delivered 5,800 ID. electric vehicles in China in July

VW delivered 5,800 ID. electric vehicles in China in July

5/8/2021 6:10:00 PM

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Olympics-Athletics-'Embarrassing and ridiculous' - US men under fire

Olympics-Athletics-'Embarrassing and ridiculous' - US men under fire

5/8/2021 6:10:00 PM

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Olympics-Unitards to period-proof tights; brands embrace women's sportswear revolution

Olympics-Unitards to period-proof tights; brands embrace women's sportswear revolution

5/8/2021 6:10:00 PM

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79-year-old Singaporean man dies of Covid-19 complications; third such death in 4 days, death toll reaches 40

5/8/2021 6:10:00 PM

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Moderna says its COVID-19 shot 93% effective six months after second dose

Moderna says its COVID-19 shot 93% effective six months after second dose

5/8/2021 5:21:00 PM

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Bangladesh street kitchens battle to keep free food on the menu

Mohammad Masud braves Dhaka's sweltering summer heat to pedal across the Bangladeshi capital in his rickshaw and queue at one of the last charities still feeding those left destitute by the pandemic.

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Malaysian actor Aeril Zafrel baffled after testing positive for Covid-19 for second time this year despite staying home

“Does this happen to others? Staying at home but still positive?”

5/8/2021 5:30:00 PM

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Ethereum software upgrade activated; ether, bitcoin down

Ethereum major upgrade activated; ether stays lower

Price Update 😏

5/8/2021 5:25:00 PM

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VW delivered 5,800 ID. electric vehicles in China in July

VW delivered 5,800 ID. electric vehicles in China in July

5/8/2021 5:25:00 PM

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Italy to help publishers get paid by online giants for content - draft

Italy to help publishers get paid by online giants for content - draft

5/8/2021 5:25:00 PM

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Mattel creates Barbie doll for scientist who designed the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Mattel, the maker of Barbie, has created a doll of the scientist who designed the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine Prof Dame Sarah Gilbert.

5/8/2021 5:00:00 PM

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Most Children Recover Quickly From COVID-19, but Some Have Lingering Symptoms, a Study Says

The findings suggest that what has sometimes been called “long COVID” may be rarer in children than adults.

5/8/2021 5:00:00 PM

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Social entrepreneur speaks out about Nas Daily’s ‘neocolonialist narrative’ amidst Whang-Od Academy fallout

Social entrepreneur speaks out about Nas Daily’s ‘neocolonialist narrative’

5/8/2021 5:03:00 PM

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Chaos at Manila vaccine sites as thousands rush to get shots before lockdown

5/8/2021 4:46:00 PM

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Olympics: Second best in the world, but still saying sorry

5/8/2021 5:01:00 PM

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Woman fined for keeping 16 dogs without licence, not taking sick dog to vet

5/8/2021 5:03:00 PM

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Challenger's H1 net profit steady at S$9.3m

5/8/2021 4:22:00 PM

Singer Rihanna is officially a billionaire: Forbes

Singer Rihanna is officially a billionaire: Forbes

5/8/2021 1:31:00 PM

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F&N profit edges up 1% for 9M on higher beverage and dairy sales

5/8/2021 2:52:00 PM

Roxy-Pacific Holdings H1 net profit more than doubles to S$5.9m

5/8/2021 3:32:00 PM

Hong Leong Finance H1 net profit rises 22.4% to S$44.7m

5/8/2021 4:15:00 PM

6 months’ jail for cook who molested domestic worker in lift in Chai Chee

5/8/2021 3:31:00 PM

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Sexual misconduct complaints against NUS students rose in first half of 2021 year-on-year: NUS report

Sexual misconduct complaints against NUS students rose in first half of 2021 year-on-year: NUS report

NUS is now National University of Sensualism?
And may be you can also go back to Uni and get a refund coz higher education certainly didn't elevate your thinking on the power of journalism to hold power to account. And if you did masters, may be can get double refund!

5/8/2021 3:31:00 PM

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HDB resale prices rose 0.5 per cent in July, lowest monthly rise in 12 months: SRX data

HDB resale prices rose 0.5 per cent in July, lowest monthly rise in 12 months: SRX data

5/8/2021 4:07:00 PM

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Cricket: Rohit falls before lunch, India eye lead against England

Cricket: Rohit falls before lunch, India eye lead against England

5/8/2021 4:14:00 PM

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Biden to offer temporary 'safe haven' to Hong Kong residents in US

Biden to offer temporary 'safe haven' to Hong Kong residents in US

thought commies have lots of hunter biden naked photos
Go to the US to be 3rd class in the worlds most racist country? Or stay in HK among fellow Chinese? Go figure

5/8/2021 4:14:00 PM

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Athletics: Bahamas' Gardiner wins Olympic men's 400m gold

Athletics: Bahamas' Gardiner wins Olympic men's 400m gold


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Analysis: Stagflation? Recession? Bond market messages puzzle investors

Analysis: Stagflation? Recession? Bond market messages puzzle investors

Worst Central banker of ALL time!!

5/8/2021 3:16:00 PM

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Olympics-Water polo-US survive ROC fright to reach final against Spain

Olympics-Water polo-US survive ROC fright to reach final against Spain

5/8/2021 3:23:00 PM

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Later school start times ‘make sense’ for adolescents, who have natural tendency to fall asleep later: Experts

Later school start times ‘make sense’ for adolescents, who have natural tendency to fall asleep later: Experts

5/8/2021 3:23:00 PM

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Jail for IT engineer who stole 21 laptops from MOH meant for Covid-19 work, sold most on Carousell

Jail for IT engineer who stole 21 laptops from MOH meant for Covid-19 work, sold most on Carousell

No wonder so many Covid-19 clusters
Fyi, HPB surplus of fitness tracker worth $5 million also taxpayer money. What disiplinary action meted out? sporeMOH

5/8/2021 2:55:00 PM

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ByteDance to close some tutoring ops after clampdown - sources

ByteDance to close some tutoring ops after clampdown - sources

5/8/2021 3:08:00 PM

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Athletics: As times shrink, shoe debate grows

Athletics: As times shrink, shoe debate grows

5/8/2021 3:08:00 PM

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Malaysia's AirAsia nets US$56.8 million from Fly Leasing merger

Malaysia's AirAsia nets US$56.8 million from Fly Leasing merger

5/8/2021 3:08:00 PM

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UK police arrest 11 for racist tweets to England footballers

UK police arrest 11 for racist tweets to England footballers

5/8/2021 2:19:00 PM

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Yelp adds features on vaccine status as coronavirus infections rise

Yelp adds features on vaccine status as coronavirus infections rise

5/8/2021 2:19:00 PM

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ByteDance to close some tutoring ops after clampdown - sources

ByteDance to close some tutoring ops after clampdown - sources

5/8/2021 2:26:00 PM

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Moderna says its Covid-19 shot 93% effective 6 months after second dose

5/8/2021 2:31:00 PM

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Ignoring WHO call, Germany, France to give COVID-19 vaccine boosters

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for a halt to vaccine boosters until at least the end of September, saying it was unacceptable for rich countries to use more of the global vaccine supply.

5/8/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Malaysian boy, 11, becomes Shopee seller to earn money to buy smartphone for online studies

Such a smart boy! surely will become successful in future! His family must be so proud of him.
work smarter..not harder

5/8/2021 2:01:00 PM

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Olympics-Athletics-As times shrink, shoe debate grows

Olympics-Athletics-As times shrink, shoe debate grows

5/8/2021 2:10:00 PM

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Moderna's COVID-19 shot 93% effective 4 to 6 months after second dose

Moderna's COVID-19 shot 93% effective 4 to 6 months after second dose

My interpretation is that at the 6th month, it remains 93% effective.
What about after 6 months?

5/8/2021 2:10:00 PM

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Asian companies see earnings upgrade for 13th month - Refinitiv data

Asian companies see earnings upgrade for 13th month - Refinitiv data

5/8/2021 2:10:00 PM

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6 months’ jail for cook who molested domestic worker in lift in Bedok

Is this a surprise! Mental health is becoming crazy.

5/8/2021 1:35:00 PM

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Taiwan's Foxconn buys US$90.8 million wafer plant from Macronix, eyeing EV chips

Taiwan's Foxconn buys US$90.8 million wafer plant from Macronix, eyeing EV chips

5/8/2021 1:33:00 PM

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Olympics-Boxing-Russian Batyrgaziev delivers on golden promise

Olympics-Boxing-Russian Batyrgaziev delivers on golden promise

5/8/2021 1:33:00 PM

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Ignoring WHO call, Germany, France to give COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Ignoring WHO call, Germany, France to give COVID-19 vaccine boosters

5/8/2021 1:33:00 PM

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ByteDance to close some tutoring ops after clampdown - sources

ByteDance plans to lay off teachers, sales and advertising employees in its education business after China's clampdown.

5/8/2021 1:15:00 PM

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98 new COVID cases in Singapore, 38 unlinked

JUST IN: 98 new COVID cases in Singapore, 38 unlinked

5/8/2021 1:21:00 PM

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The 'Delta Plus' variant has spread to nearly 30 countries, but low case numbers are a sign it won't overtake Delta

It's not yet clear whether Delta Plus is more transmissible than Delta.

5/8/2021 1:30:00 PM

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Nintendo reports slump in quarterly sales for its flagship Switch console

Nintendo reports slump in quarterly sales for its flagship Switch console

5/8/2021 1:19:00 PM

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Thai inflation rate slows to 0.45% in July, below forecast

Thai inflation rate slows to 0.45% in July, below forecast

5/8/2021 1:19:00 PM

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Soccer-Leicester defender Fofana breaks leg in pre-season friendly

Soccer-Leicester defender Fofana breaks leg in pre-season friendly

5/8/2021 1:19:00 PM

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Grim toil for morgue workers as Thai virus cases rise

5/8/2021 1:01:00 PM

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96 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 38 unlinked infections

5/8/2021 1:22:00 PM

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Commentary: Why we should care about caring in schools

Commentary: Why we should care about caring in schools

5/8/2021 12:30:00 PM

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Melbourne back in lockdown as Sydney sees record Covid-19 tally

5/8/2021 12:45:00 PM

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Singapore banks ride wave of recovery, but keeping an eye out for Asean

5/8/2021 12:37:00 PM

Olympics-Cycling-Dutch rider Braspennincx claims surprise gold in keirin

Olympics-Cycling-Dutch rider Braspennincx claims surprise gold in keirin

5/8/2021 12:41:00 PM

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Malaysia grants conditional approval for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Malaysia grants conditional approval for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

5/8/2021 12:41:00 PM

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Hong Kong activist singer cleared of 'corrupt conduct' charge

Hong Kong activist singer cleared of 'corrupt conduct' charge

5/8/2021 12:41:00 PM

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Olympics-Athletics-Italy's Stano wins 20km race walk with late surge

Olympics-Athletics-Italy's Stano wins 20km race walk with late surge

Fact is they are all running.

5/8/2021 12:26:00 PM

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ByteDance to lay off staff, close businesses over China tutoring clampdown -sources

ByteDance to lay off staff, close businesses over China tutoring clampdown -sources

5/8/2021 12:26:00 PM

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Germany to give COVID-19 vaccine boosters to vulnerable groups in September

Germany to give COVID-19 vaccine boosters to vulnerable groups in September

5/8/2021 12:26:00 PM

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Tokyo logs record 5,042 cases as infections surge amid Games

Nationwide, Japan reported more than 14,000 cases on Wednesday.

5/8/2021 11:56:00 AM

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Tokyo's Olympic legacy: forcing mental health centre stage

Simone Biles's struggles with a mental block have been one of the biggest talking points in the Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo2020 TokyoOlympics

5/8/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Rui En Is Now On Instagram; Gets 8K Followers In 2 Hours

5/8/2021 11:45:00 AM

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Daily Covid-19 cases at another record high as Malaysia notches 20,596 new infections

5/8/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Indonesia finds Covid-19 deaths more than three times higher for the unvaccinated

5/8/2021 12:15:00 PM

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Indonesia finds COVID-19 deaths more than three times higher for the unvaccinated

Indonesia finds COVID-19 deaths more than three times higher for the unvaccinated

Proof that Sinovac-vaccine is effective against severe covid-19 and hospitalization.
预料中的

5/8/2021 12:12:00 PM

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Olympics-Cycling-Kenny's defence of sprint title ended by Lavreysen

Olympics-Cycling-Kenny's defence of sprint title ended by Lavreysen

5/8/2021 12:12:00 PM

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ByteDance to lay off staff, close businesses over China tutoring clampdown - sources

ByteDance to lay off staff, close businesses over China tutoring clampdown - sources

5/8/2021 12:12:00 PM

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Koh Dengshan leads 5th leg of S'pore Pro Series Invitational

Koh Dengshan leads 5th leg of S'pore Pro Series Invitational

5/8/2021 5:45:00 AM

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