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21 August 2019, Wednesday

Ronda Rousey nearly loses finger in filming accident

Ronda Rousey nearly loses finger in filming accident

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James Bond 25 film title finally revealed – and it seems he's a very busy man

James Bond 25 film title finally revealed – and it seems he's a very busy man

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Top seeds Paire, Shapovalov advance at Winston-Salem Open

Top seeds Paire, Shapovalov advance at Winston-Salem Open

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Snapped up: Pre-wedding photo industry booms in China

Snapped up: Pre-wedding photo industry booms in China

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Do Sony and Marvel Expect Fans to Pretend Spider-Man Was Never in the MCU?

It’s tough to imagine how Marvel and Sony could, moving forward, just not have Spider-Man around anymore without confusing viewers.

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South Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food

South Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food

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Mother and daughter get jail for two-hour shoplifting spree along Orchard Road

Mother and daughter get jail for two-hour shoplifting spree along Orchard Road

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OCBC in talks with Singtel about virtual bank license, say sources

.OCBCBank in talks with Singtel about virtual bank license, say sources

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Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the country

Jack Letts, a Muslim convert whose father is Canadian, left Britain for Syria in 2014 when he was 18.

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Man jailed after being caught trying to steal bra with an umbrella

The man had tried and failed to steal a bra from a pole hanging on the second floor of a housing block in Yishun.

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US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats

US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid NorthKorea, China threats

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Indonesia's leaders scramble for dialogue with Papuans after riots break out

Indonesia's leaders scramble for dialogue with Papuans after riots break out

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In high-tech Japan, cash is still king

In high-tech Japan, cash is still king

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When My 3-Year-Old Asked Me Why She Has a Disability

“Why do my friends get to stay and play outside and I have to go to therapy?” 😢

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Shamed Chinese tourists apologise after smashing up ancient stalactite

Shamed Chinese tourists apologise after smashing up ancient stalactite

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33 units at Parklane Shopping Mall up for sale with S$55.7m indicative price

33 units at Parklane Shopping Mall up for sale with S$55.7m indicative price

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Trump cancels Denmark visit over after rebuff over Greenland

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US ports brace for surge of imports ahead of new tariffs on China

US ports brace for surge of imports ahead of new tariffs on China

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Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources. YahooFinance

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How Pepe the Frog became face of Hong Kong protests, despite being hate symbol in US

How Pepe the Frog became face of Hong Kong protests, despite being hate symbol in US

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Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

In Berlin, Johnson will be received with military honours before his talks with Merkel.

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In high-tech Japan, cash is still king

In high-tech Japan, cash is still king

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What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man

How will Marvel Studios deal with Spider-Man swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after their deal with Sony collapsed?

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Australia's focus on winning tests, not hitting helmets - Langer

Australia's focus on winning tests, not hitting helmets - Langer

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Boris Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

BorisJohnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks

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Alibaba postpones up to US$15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: Sources

Alibaba postpones up to US$15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: Sources

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France lock Gabrillagues likely to miss World Cup after six-week ban

France lock Gabrillagues likely to miss World Cup after six-week ban

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Woman with Down syndrome becomes mail carrier for a day, fulfilling childhood dream

One of her favourite moments was meeting a dog named Jay, said the 21-year-old.

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Fukushima radiation becomes latest Japan-South Korea sore point

Fukushima radiation becomes latest Japan-South Korea sore point

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North Korea hints at readiness to continue developing new weapons

NorthKorea hints at readiness to continue developing new weapons

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Japan, China, South Korea to coordinate trilateral summit amid soured ties

Japan, China, South Korea to coordinate trilateral summit amid soured ties

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People in protest-hit Hong Kong eye Malaysia's second-home programme

People in protest-hit HongKong eye Malaysia's second-home programme

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Did Tom Holland Just Lose His Job As Spider-Man?

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10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world

After Zika spread to the United States in 2016, experts warned that more life-threatening diseases could be carried from the tropics.

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US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats

US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid North Korea, China threats

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Hong Kong authorities still searching for answers over woman’s brutal eye injury

Hong Kong authorities still searching for answers over woman’s brutal eye injury

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UK says to skip most EU meetings from Sept 1: government

'From now on we will only go to the meetings that really matter,' said UK's Brexit Secretary.

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Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires

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Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital enters Singapore with US$100 million

Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital enters Singapore with US$100 million. YahooFinance

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Vegan product review startup abillionveg raises US$2m in seed funding

Vegan product review startup abillionveg raises US$2m in seed funding

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Two men charged in separate cheating cases

Two men charged in separate cheating cases

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Paralympic chief hails Tokyo 2020 prep but hotels 'biggest concern'

Paralympic chief hails Tokyo 2020 prep but hotels 'biggest concern'

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Uber-rival Bolt enters European food delivery business

Uber-rival Bolt enters European food delivery business

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Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to US$15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to US$15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources

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Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month

Facebook's plans to launch Libra next year have prompted warnings that it must be closely regulated to avoid any disruption to the international financial system.

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Pompeo urges China to respect Hong Kong protesters' rights

Pompeo urges China to respect Hong Kong protesters' rights

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HDB sales exercise pushed to September so buyers can benefit from upcoming changes: Lawrence Wong

HDB sales exercise pushed to September so buyers can benefit from upcoming changes: Lawrence Wong

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US approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

US approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

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Protesting US athletes receive 12-months probation

Protesting US athletes receive 12-months probation

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Poo to the rescue: How faecal transplants can save starving koalas

Poo to the rescue: How faecal transplants can save starving koalas

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Sorry, Tom Holland: Spider-Man may be kicked out of the MCU

Sorry, Tom Holland: Spider-Man may be kicked out of the MCU

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Tickets on sale for Lions' opening home matches for 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Singapore are drawn into a tough Group D, together with Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Yemen and Palestine.

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Elderly man killed by falling wine bottle at condo

Elderly man killed by falling wine bottle at condo

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Five held in France for urging attacks on G7 police

More than 13,000 security forces have been drafted in to police the G7 summit in Biarritz in France this weekend.

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YouTube plans to end targeted ads on videos aimed at kids

YouTube plans to end targeted ads on videos aimed at kids. YahooFinance

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Marvel films to lose Spider-Man as Sony deal breaks down: reports

According to Deadline, Marvel parent Disney had wanted to significantly increase its financial stake in future Spider-Man films, while Sony refused to alter the existing terms.

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Over half of SMEs see drop in profit margins as Singapore economy slows: SCCCI

Over half of SMEs see drop in profit margins as Singapore economy slows: SCCCI

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70 evacuated from SGH after fire breaks out

70 evacuated from SGH after fire breaks out

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9 Small Cat Breeds That Don’t Grow Over 10 Pounds

Did you know that the Singapura is unofficially the world’s smallest cat?

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Australia to join US in Gulf maritime security mission: PM Morrison

Australia to join US in Gulf maritime security mission: PM

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Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong consulate is feared detained in China

Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong consulate is feared detained in China

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Anwar: Malaysia is for all, with equal rights and freedom

'Exceptions only apply to the national language, national religion and rulers’ special privileges,' Anwar said.

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Home matches key in World Cup qualifiers: Tatsuma Yoshida

Home matches key in World Cup qualifiers: Tatsuma Yoshida

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Facebook launches tool to let users control data flow

Facebook launches tool to let users control data flow. YahooFinance

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Worker at Britain’s Hong Kong consulate is feared detained in China

Missing worker from Britain’s Hong Kong consulate may be held in China

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Condom manufacturer introduces ‘rendang’ edition to spice things up

Only available for a brief period in Malaysia.

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More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: Report

More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: Report

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Brazil bus hijacker, armed with fake gun, killed by police

Around 31 people were stuck on the vehicle throughout the terrifying four-hour ordeal, but no one was hurt.

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Condom manufacturer introduces ‘rendang’ edition in Malaysia to spice things up

Condom manufacturer introduces ‘rendang’ edition in Malaysia to spice things up

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Hong Kong: Stocks start with fresh losses

HongKong: Stocks start with fresh losses

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Expedia puts Asia front and centre in global push

BT EXCLUSIVE: Expedia puts Asia front and centre in global push

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Trump delays Denmark PM talks over lack of interest in Greenland sale

Trump delays Denmark PM talks over lack of interest in Greenland sale

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Huawei founder sees ‘live or die moment’ from US uncertainty

The company’s internal estimates show it expects to sell 60 million fewer phones in 2019 than it would have done without the US impositions.

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Singapore shares open lower on Wednesday; STI down 0.3% to 3,127.37

Singapore shares open lower on Wednesday; STI down 0.3% to 3,127.37

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Rohingya Muslims say they don't want to return to Myanmar

'We want a guarantee of citizenship first and they must call us Rohingya, then we can go.'

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SPH Reit launches S$1b multicurrency debt programme; in talks for potential acquisition

.official_sph Reit launches S$1b multicurrency debt programme; in talks for potential acquisition

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Malaysia: Shares open lower on Wednesday

Malaysia: Shares open lower on Wednesday

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses estimates as competition hots up at home

On the other hand, Huawei has received a lot of support from Chinese customers who are buying the company's phones after it was blacklisted by US.

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Asian shares fall on recession fears; eyes on Fed minutes

Asian shares fall on recession fears; eyes on Fed minutes

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'You prepare for war': How one US firm tried escaping Trump's China tariffs

'You prepare for war': How one US firm tried escaping Trump's China tariffs

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Trump delays Denmark PM talks over lack of interest in Greenland sale

Trump delays Denmark PM talks over lack of interest in Greenland sale

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President of Uruguay says he may have lung cancer

President of Uruguay says he may have lung cancer

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Matrix 4 announced with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss returning

Matrix 4 announced with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss returning

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Facebook hiring journalists to curate its new News Tab

Facebook hiring journalists to curate its new News Tab

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UOB, OCBC and DBS lead in study of Asean sustainable banking

UOB, OCBCBank and dbsbank lead in study of Asean sustainable banking

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Thai police seek three more suspects in Bangkok blasts

According to a police spokesman, all suspects are from the 'deep south' – region where an insurgency has killed 7,000 people since 2004.

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70 people evacuated after fire breaks out at Singapore General Hospital

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US airport in San Francisco bans small plastic water bottles in bid for zero waste

US airport in SanFrancisco bans small plastic waterbottles in bid for zero waste SFO

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Singapore shuttler Yeo Jia Min stuns world No. 1 Akane Yamaguchi at World Championships

The 20-year-old is a former junior world No. 1 and is currently ranked world No. 32.

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Cardinal George Pell loses appeal on child sex abuse charges

Convicted paedophile cardinal George Pell had his appeal against child sex abuse charges rejected by an Australian court on Wednesday.

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Synagie to provide brand store services for Lazada

Synagie to provide brand store services for Lazada

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Stocks to watch: Singtel, OUE C-Reit, OUE H-Trust, Del Monte, Soilbuild Reit

Stocks to watch: Singtel, OUE C-Reit, OUE H-Trust, Del Monte, Soilbuild Reit

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Striking a balance in market regulation

HOCK LOCK SIEW: Striking a balance in market regulation

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TODAY's morning brief for Wednesday, Aug 21

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Hong Kong officers arrested for beating man in hospital

A video had emerged of two uniformed officers assaulting the man on a hospital trolly with batons and holding a cloth over his mouth.

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How Singapore's second billion-dollar startup is revolutionising retail

How Singapore's second billion-dollar startup is revolutionising retail

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Del Monte to close 2 US facilities, sell another as it moves to asset-light strategy

Del Monte to close 2 US facilities, sell another as it moves to asset-light strategy

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CAYE MediSave contributions to be piloted from 2020 for freelancers hired by Govt: Josephine Teo

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Goldman CEO memo calls Apple Card 'a beginning' on launch day

iPhone users can now apply for the Apple Card, which charges no annual fees, through Apple's Wallet app.

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