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What Merkel, the belated feminist, did for women

Merkel admitted she had been 'shy' about the feminist label but said her thinking on the issue had evolved.

Yesterday

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UK's Princess Beatrice gives birth to baby girl, Queen Elizabeth's 12th great-grandchild

According to a statement, both mum and daughter are doing well.

21/9/2021 6:41:00 AM

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Giving birth under the Taliban

Pregnant women, new mothers and infants are bearing the brunt of a worsening healthcare crisis.

21/9/2021 2:16:00 AM

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Cricket: Security tightened around NZ women's team in England after threat

Cricket: Security tightened around NZ women's team in England after threat

21/9/2021 1:12:00 AM

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Afghan women outraged by new Taliban restrictions on work

Afghan women outraged by new Taliban restrictions on work

20/9/2021 6:30:00 PM

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Taliban orders women employees in Afghanistan's capital to stay at home, official says

Kabul's interim mayor said women whose jobs cannot be replaced by men such as public restrooms attendants are authorized to go to work, AP reported.

20/9/2021 2:30:00 PM

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Body found matching description of US missing woman Gabby Petito: FBI

Body found matching description of US missing woman Gabby Petito: FBI

20/9/2021 4:30:00 AM

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Germany faces long-term fight against African swine fever

Germany faces long-term fight against African swine fever

2/9/2021 12:38:00 AM

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France, Germany urge Iran to return speedily to nuclear deal talks

France, Germany urge Iran to return speedily to nuclear deal talks

1/9/2021 6:18:00 PM

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The mystery fever killing children in India

At least 50 people, most of them children, have died in a week, and Indian officials don't know why.

1/9/2021 5:00:00 PM

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Pope inadvertently quotes Putin to chide West's Afghan war

Pope Francis had cited Russia's Vladimir Putin while thinking he was quoting Germany's Angela Merkel.

1/9/2021 2:30:00 PM

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Is Dyson right in saying work from home makes firms less competitive?

Dyson said allowing flexible working on a long-term basis risks creating a “two-tier workforce”.

31/8/2021 1:15:00 PM

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South Africa detects new coronavirus variant, still studying its mutations

South African scientists have detected a new coronavirus variant with multiple mutations.

31/8/2021 11:11:00 AM

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ADB president Masatsugu Asakawa re-elected for second term

ADB president Masatsugu Asakawa re-elected for second term

31/8/2021 5:48:00 AM

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German train driver strike strands passengers and freight

German train driver strike strands passengers and freight

11/8/2021 11:21:00 PM

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Uber launches service with taxi drivers in Colombia

Uber launches service with taxi drivers in Colombia

11/8/2021 7:33:00 PM

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The travel recovery has started, Britain's Heathrow Airport says

Britain's Heathrow Airport said that passenger numbers surged in July as the government eased travel restrictions and a recovery was underway.

11/8/2021 1:30:00 PM

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'A big help': Philippines hands out cash to poor during COVID-19 lockdown

'A big help': Philippines hands out cash to poor during COVID-19 lockdown

11/8/2021 10:27:00 AM

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Delivery Hero to expand in Germany after Berlin return

Delivery Hero to expand in Germany after Berlin return

10/8/2021 8:48:00 AM

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Coffee and croissant in a French cafe? You'll need a COVID pass for that

In France, a health pass now has to be shown to eat in a restaurant, drink in a bar, access non-emergency treatment in a hospital or travel on an intercity train.

10/8/2021 6:00:00 AM

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Germany to stop free COVID-19 tests - report

The German government made the tests free for all in March to make a gradual return to normal life possible after a lockdown to break a third wave of COVID-19.

10/8/2021 2:26:00 AM

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69 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 20 unlinked infections

69 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 20 unlinked infections

9/8/2021 12:21:00 PM

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Oil drops 3per cent on China COVID-19 curbs and stronger dollar

Oil drops 3per cent on China COVID-19 curbs and stronger dollar

9/8/2021 11:30:00 AM

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Quiet but dignified National Day ceremonial parade marks Singapore’s 56th birthday amid tightened Covid-19 measures

Quiet but dignified National Day ceremonial parade marks Singapore’s 56th birthday amid tightened Covid-19 measures

9/8/2021 11:05:00 AM

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China reports more COVID-19 cases while some cities kick off new tests

China reports more COVID-19 cases while some cities kick off new tests

9/8/2021 10:31:00 AM

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58yo unvaccinated woman dies of Covid-19 complications, 92 local transmissions reported

Singapore — A 58-year-old Singaporean woman passed away from Covid-19 complications, the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported on Wednesday (Aug 4). In its dai

9/8/2021 8:58:00 AM

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Pregnant, COVID-19 positive Malaysian singer Siti Sarah Raisuddin dies

Pregnant, COVID-19 positive Malaysian singer Siti Sarah Raisuddin dies

9/8/2021 8:22:00 AM

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey ends 41-year Olympic drought

The Indian men's team won a bronze in Tokyo - their first Olympic medal since 1980.

6/8/2021 7:30:00 AM

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A hug, a hunk, a cockroach: Tokyo Olympics' most memorable non-sporting moments

A hug, a hunk, a cockroach: Tokyo Olympics' most memorable non-sporting moments

6/8/2021 2:05:00 AM

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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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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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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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Britain rows back on France quarantine, opens to more countries

Britain rows back on France quarantine, opens to more countries

5/8/2021 6:14:00 AM

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Olympics-Athletics-Ukraine's Kovalenko loses CAS appeal for Tokyo Games spot

Olympics-Athletics-Ukraine's Kovalenko loses CAS appeal for Tokyo Games spot

4/8/2021 12:34:00 PM

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan, rattling the Tokyo Olympic Games

Reports from Japan's Meteorological Agency said there was no threat of a tsunami from the earthquake.

4/8/2021 12:30:00 PM

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Tokyo Olympics: Freida Lim sets diving milestone, but doesn't advance

Tokyo Olympics: Freida Lim sets diving milestone, but doesn't advance

4/8/2021 11:52:00 AM

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Olympics-Sailing-France protest result of women's 470 race

Olympics-Sailing-France protest result of women's 470 race

4/8/2021 11:34:00 AM

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As China's recovery wobbles, economists expect more policy easing

As China's recovery wobbles, economists expect more policy easing

4/8/2021 11:18:00 AM

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Hugo Boss expects recovery to continue through 2021

Hugo Boss expects recovery to continue through 2021

4/8/2021 11:18:00 AM

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Covid-19 outbreak expected to derail Thailand hotels' recovery in Q2 and Q3 2021

4/8/2021 9:27:00 AM

Tokyo Olympics: Chantal Liew comes in 23rd in 10km marathon swim

Singapore marathon swimmer Chantal Liew finished 23rd out of 25 competitors in the women's 10km at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

4/8/2021 9:26:00 AM

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German startups launch mini-rocket challenge to SpaceX and co.

German startups launch mini-rocket challenge to SpaceX and co.


4/8/2021 6:49:00 AM

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Cloud computing firms hunt for startups to make it rain

4/8/2021 5:17:00 AM

Singapore shares fourth spot among best countries for unicorn startups

4/8/2021 5:16:00 AM

.StanChart's profit before tax jumps in H1 2021 on post-pandemic recovery, with Asia as main driver

4/8/2021 4:39:00 AM

New COVID-19 restrictions in France as virus cases rise

New COVID-19 restrictions in France as virus cases rise

4/8/2021 4:03:00 AM

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Tinder owner expects upbeat revenue, but COVID-19 recovery fears cast shadow

Tinder owner expects upbeat revenue, but COVID-19 recovery fears cast shadow

4/8/2021 1:23:00 AM

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Bonds take a breather, Tencent tumbles again

Bonds take a breather, Tencent tumbles again

3/8/2021 4:18:00 PM

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Germany plans Covid booster shots from September: draft text

Germany plans to start offering COVID-19 booster shots to the elderly and at-risk from 1 September.

3/8/2021 4:00:00 PM

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Huawei to invest US$100m in startup programme as it expands in cloud computing

3/8/2021 9:31:00 AM

Singapore records S$7.5 billion in luxury property transactions in first half of 2021

Singapore records S$7.5 billion in luxury property transactions in first half of 2021

3/8/2021 8:23:00 AM

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TPG-backed Indian e-commerce beauty startup Nykaa files for IPO

TPG-backed Indian e-commerce beauty startup Nykaa files for IPO

3/8/2021 8:08:00 AM

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Germany will offer Covid-19 vaccine booster shots starting in September

Germany will offer Covid-19 vaccine booster shots starting in September

3/8/2021 6:45:00 AM

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South Korea detects its first two cases of COVID-19 Delta Plus COVID-19 variant

South Korea detects its first two cases of COVID-19 Delta Plus COVID-19 variant

3/8/2021 6:27:00 AM

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Outside equities: bonds and how to get exposure

3/8/2021 5:37:00 AM

Tencent falls after China media calls online gaming 'spiritual opium'

Tencent falls after China media calls online gaming 'spiritual opium'

3/8/2021 5:34:00 AM

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Oil slumps 4% on concerns over demand and OPEC supply boost

Oil slumps 4% on concerns over demand and OPEC supply boost

2/8/2021 9:31:00 PM

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Ferrari boss has no fears over electric future

Ferrari boss has no fears over electric future

2/8/2021 8:12:00 PM

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Prosus invests US$194 million in Latin American tech holding Movile

Prosus invests US$194 million in Latin American tech holding Movile

2/8/2021 4:25:00 PM

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Grace Chow admits to dating Holiland heir

Show Lo's ex-girlfriend has found love again with Luo Hao

2/8/2021 1:00:00 PM

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Pioneer of Caribbean zouk music dies

In poor health after undergoing a kidney transplant, Jacob Desvarieux was taken to the hospital on 12 July after catching COVID-19.

2/8/2021 11:30:00 AM

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No appointment needed to get Covid-19 vaccination at 11 centres offering Moderna shot: MOH

No appointment needed to get Covid-19 vaccination at 11 centres offering Moderna shot: MOH

2/8/2021 10:50:00 AM

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SoftBank-backed Indian insurance startup Policybazaar files for US$810 million IPO

SoftBank-backed Indian insurance startup Policybazaar files for US$810 million IPO

2/8/2021 9:20:00 AM

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Cambodia to mix vaccines as booster shots to fight Covid-19

2/8/2021 7:00:00 AM

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US will not lock down despite surge driven by Delta variant, Fauci says

US will not lock down despite surge driven by Delta variant, Fauci says

2/8/2021 3:30:00 AM

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