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Myanmar junta to put Suu Kyi on trial for corruption

The 76-year-old Nobel laureate will face a new trial on four charges of corruption beginning on 1 October.

17/9/2021 1:45:00 PM

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Myanmar junta to put Suu Kyi on trial for corruption

17/9/2021 12:15:00 PM

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Sydney pilots COVID-19 home quarantine as Australia looks to reopen border

Sydney pilots COVID-19 home quarantine as Australia looks to reopen border

17/9/2021 8:07:00 AM

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

The study showed higher rates of infection among people vaccinated roughly 13 months ago compared with those vaccinated roughly eight months ago.

16/9/2021 4:00:00 PM

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Delta outbreak in China’s Fujian puts more than 50 children in hospital isolation

The Fujian outbreak is China’s first to include a significant number of schoolchildren.

16/9/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protection wanes, makes case for booster

16/9/2021 2:53:00 AM

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Myanmar coup can lead to disaster for China's interests: Report

Beijing was in a complex situation of whom to take a side in Myanmar.

13/9/2021 7:00:00 AM

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Here's Why Myanmar Protesters Use the Three-Finger Salute From 'The Hunger Games'

The gesture was adopted by pro-democracy movements in Thailand and Hong Kong as well as Myanmar, and now, it is a symbol of resistance.

13/9/2021 5:28:00 AM

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The foreign legion of YouTubers defending China

BEIJING — With YouTube videos

13/9/2021 4:16:00 AM

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Shanghai suspends schools, flights as Typhoon Chanthu approaches mainland China

Shanghai suspends schools, flights as Typhoon Chanthu approaches mainland China

13/9/2021 3:57:00 AM

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China plans to break up Ant's Alipay and force creation of separate loans app - FT

China plans to break up Ant's Alipay and force creation of separate loans app - FT

13/9/2021 3:28:00 AM

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‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games to appeal ruling in Apple case

‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games to appeal ruling in Apple case

12/9/2021 10:39:00 PM

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Tennis: Raducanu, Fernandez mark depth of women's game, signal enticing future

Tennis: Raducanu, Fernandez mark depth of women's game, signal enticing future

12/9/2021 2:46:00 PM

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Blackstone scraps $3bn takeover of property giant Soho China

Blackstone has abandoned a planned US$3 billion purchase of Chinese property developer Soho China, with antitrust authorities yet to approve the deal. YahooFinance

12/9/2021 8:45:00 AM

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The foreign legion of YouTubers defending China

The foreign legion of YouTubers defending China

12/9/2021 7:43:00 AM

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Why a Hong Kong artist chose 'self-exile' in Taiwan

Why a Hong Kong artist chose 'self-exile' in Taiwan

12/9/2021 6:33:00 AM

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Why does coffee sometimes make us tired? Here's the reason why

Why does coffee sometimes make us tired? Here's the reason why

12/9/2021 2:32:00 AM

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Serbian protesters demand more action to stop industrial pollution

Serbian protesters demand more action to stop industrial pollution

11/9/2021 9:05:00 PM

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China tells Alibaba, Tencent to open platforms up to each other: Report

China tells Alibaba, Tencent to open platforms up to each other: Report

11/9/2021 1:45:00 PM

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The ‘world’s first bubble tea’ gaming PC costs over S$10,000 – but it’s not for sale

The ‘world’s first bubble tea’ gaming PC costs over S$10,000 – but it’s not for sale

11/9/2021 9:23:00 AM

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Myanmar military releases anti-Muslim monk

Myanmar's junta said on Monday it had released a firebrand anti-Muslim Buddhist monk jailed by Aung San Suu Kyi's toppled government on sedition charges.

7/9/2021 6:03:00 AM

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Myanmar military releases anti-Muslim monk

Myanmar military releases anti-Muslim monk

7/9/2021 2:04:00 AM

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Myanmar junta agrees to ASEAN call for ceasefire to distribute aid - Kyodo

Myanmar's military rulers have agreed to an ASEAN call for a ceasefire until the end of the year.

6/9/2021 12:30:00 PM

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David Beckham's son Romeo signs first professional football contract

The 19-year-old has reportedly agreed a deal with USL League One side Fort Lauderdale.

6/9/2021 11:00:00 AM

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Asean growth tracker indicates weak start to Q3: Oxford Economics

6/9/2021 9:14:00 AM

Anonymous Myanmar photographer wins major photojournalism award

The photographer, who remained unnamed for security reasons, scooped the Visa d'Or for News, for his coverage of the troubled nation's pro-democracy protests and bloody military crackdown.

6/9/2021 6:02:00 AM

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Football: On night of draws, Uruguay excel with 4-2 win over Bolivia

Football: On night of draws, Uruguay excel with 4-2 win over Bolivia

6/9/2021 3:52:00 AM

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Motor racing: Zandvoort turns orange in expectation of Verstappen win

Motor racing:Zandvoort turns orange in expectation of Verstappen win

5/9/2021 2:52:00 PM

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Qatar to operate daily aid flights to Afghanistan

Qatar to operate daily aid flights to Afghanistan

5/9/2021 1:46:00 PM

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Taiwan scrambles jets against renewed Chinese military activity

Taiwan scrambles jets against renewed Chinese military activity

5/9/2021 1:40:00 PM

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Japan's COVID-19 vaccine minister favoured for PM; Takaichi wins backing: Reports

Japan's COVID-19 vaccine minister favoured for PM; Takaichi wins backing: Reports

5/9/2021 1:29:00 PM

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'Silent crisis' looms as US to end COVID-19 aid for millions of jobless

'Silent crisis' looms as US to end COVID-19 aid for millions of jobless

5/9/2021 5:53:00 AM

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Remote work: Who wins and who loses when companies can hire from anywhere?

Remote work: Who wins and who loses when companies can hire from anywhere?

5/9/2021 3:40:00 AM

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One Major Side Effect of Not Drinking Enough Water, Say Dietitians

Remember to hydrate!

5/9/2021 2:33:00 AM

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Tennis:Medvedev resumes hunt for maiden major against 'tricky' Evans

Tennis:Medvedev resumes hunt for maiden major against 'tricky' Evans

5/9/2021 2:08:00 AM

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Kabul airport reopens to receive aid, domestic flights restart

Kabul airport reopens to receive aid, domestic flights restart

4/9/2021 10:26:00 PM

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China envoy visits Myanmar as new route to Indian Ocean opened

While most Western countries have condemned Myanmar's army for ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, China has taken a softer line and said its priorities are stability and not interfering in its neighbour.

2/9/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Ex-Sinopec executive Cao investigated by China anti-graft agency

Ex-Sinopec executive Cao investigated by China anti-graft agency

1/9/2021 3:22:00 PM

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China to step up financing support for small firms

China to step up financing support for small firms

1/9/2021 3:22:00 PM

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China beats Taiwan to the punch in announcing new vaccine delivery

China said the first 932,000 shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will arrive in Taiwan on Thursday.

1/9/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Taiwan says China can 'paralyse' its defences, threat worsening

China's armed forces can 'paralyse' Taiwan's defences and are able to fully monitor its deployments, the island's defence ministry said.

1/9/2021 1:30:00 PM

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Debt-laden China Evergrande promises buyers it will complete homes

Debt-laden China Evergrande promises buyers it will complete homes

1/9/2021 1:05:00 PM

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China rolls out new data law over 'national security' fears

China rolls out new data law over 'national security' fears

1/9/2021 7:05:00 AM

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Rohingya children stage 'genocide' anniversary protest in Bangladesh camp

Children as young as five took part in the surprise 15-minute march in the Kutupalong camp on Wednesday to demand justice for the thousands of Rohingya reported killed in the crackdown.

26/8/2021 5:30:00 AM

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Moderna completes filing process for full approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna's completed submission includes data from a late-stage study that showed 93% vaccine efficacy, even through six months after administration of the second dose, the company said.

26/8/2021 1:57:00 AM

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Exclusive-Retailers and unions extend legally-binding worker safety accord in Bangladesh - sources

Exclusive-Retailers and unions extend legally-binding worker safety accord in Bangladesh - sources

25/8/2021 1:10:00 PM

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Baby Delivered Mid-Flight From Afghanistan, 2 Others Born On Arrival

At least one of the children was a girl, although it is not clear whether any of them automatically qualify as American citizens.

25/8/2021 10:13:00 AM

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Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

24/8/2021 9:59:00 PM

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Cycling: Roglic falls off bike and loses red jersey as Storer takes stage

Cycling:Roglic falls off bike and loses red jersey as Storer takes stage

24/8/2021 7:14:00 PM

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Afghans in Indonesia protest Taliban, demand resettlement

The protesters took to the streets outside the UN refugee agency’s office in the capital, Jakarta, with many saying they’re extremely worried about their families back home.

24/8/2021 11:42:00 AM

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Singapore's leverage in Myanmar 'overestimated': Vivian Balakrishnan

There are claims by human rights groups that Burmese generals have investments and bank accounts in Singapore.

23/8/2021 12:36:00 PM

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All employers urged to adopt COVID-19 'vaccinate or regular test' as company policy: Tripartite partners

All employers urged to adopt COVID-19 'vaccinate or regular test' as company policy: Tripartite partners

23/8/2021 12:18:00 PM

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Any decision on ceasing TraceTogether should not be 'politicised': Vivian

The decision on whether to cease its use should be guided by science, said Singapore's Foreign Minister.

23/8/2021 10:09:00 AM

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US Vice President Kamala Harris lands at Paya Lebar Air Base for official visit to Singapore

US Vice President Kamala Harris lands at Paya Lebar Air Base for official visit to Singapore

22/8/2021 6:59:00 AM

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US Vice President Kamala Harris lands at Paya Lebar Air Base for official visit to Singapore

US Vice President Kamala Harris lands at Paya Lebar Air Base for official visit to Singapore

22/8/2021 6:13:00 AM

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Singapore, US relations have always been ‘on track’, says Vivian Balakrishnan

Singapore, US relations have always been ‘on track’, says Vivian Balakrishnan

22/8/2021 1:27:00 AM

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Myanmar arrests two more journalists as post-coup media crackdown continues

Myanmar arrests two more journalists as post-coup media crackdown continues

21/8/2021 7:39:00 PM

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Singapore says ASEAN not as effective as hoped in Myanmar

'(ASEAN is) not as effective or as quick as we would have hoped for. But this is a difficult situation,' foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan said.

20/8/2021 1:20:00 PM

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Singapore will remain an open economy, approach ‘has not and will not change’: Ong Ye Kung

Singapore will remain an open economy, approach ‘has not and will not change’: Ong Ye Kung

20/8/2021 12:18:00 PM

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Air travel bubble scrapped: Singapore, Hong Kong ‘agree not to pursue further discussions’, says MOT

Air travel bubble scrapped: Singapore, Hong Kong ‘agree not to pursue further discussions’, says MOT

19/8/2021 2:06:00 PM

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Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble not able to take off: Iswaran

Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble not able to take off: Iswaran

19/8/2021 1:50:00 PM

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Third Pfizer dose 86% effective in over 60s, Israeli HMO says

Third Pfizer dose 86% effective in over 60s, Israeli HMO says

18/8/2021 5:31:00 PM

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Death toll since Myanmar coup tops 1,000, says activist group

18/8/2021 3:15:00 PM

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Singapore unicorn Pine Labs allegedly hit by ransomware; bank clients may be impacted, AUM for Asean-focused PE, venture capital industry at US$37b, more than doubling in five years at

18/8/2021 1:32:00 PM