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  LATEST PARENTING & EDUCATION NEWS & HEADLINES, TOP STORIES TODAY - THE STRAITS TIMES
Oct 28, 2020, 5:00 am Oct 27, 2020, 8:25 pm Oct 27, 2020, 5:30 pm Oct 27, 2020, 4:34 pm Oct 27, 2020, 4:00 am Oct 26, 2020, 5:00 am Oct 25, 2020, 5:00 am By registering, you agree to our T&C and Privacy Policy. SPH Digital News / Copyright © 2020 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Co. Regn. No. 198402868E. All rights reserved We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our...
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  LATEST COMPANIES & MARKETS NEWS & HEADLINES, TOP STORIES TODAY - THE STRAITS TIMES
Oct 30, 2020, 6:02 am Oct 30, 2020, 5:00 am Oct 30, 2020, 1:41 am By registering, you agree to our T&C and Privacy Policy. SPH Digital News / Copyright © 2020 Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Co. Regn. No. 198402868E. All rights reserved We have been experiencing some problems with subscriber log-ins and apologise for the inconvenience caused. Until we resolve the issues, subscribers need not log in to access ST Digital articles. But a log-in is still required for our...
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  ROBINSONS TO CLOSE LAST STORES AT THE HEEREN AND RAFFLES CITY, SINGAPORE NEWS & TOP STORIES - THE STRAITS TIMES
The retailer said that its employees were informed on Friday by management and the provisional liquidators of the liquidation.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO Shoppers queue outside the Robinsons store at The Heeren on Oct 30, 2020.ST PHOTO: PRISCA ANG Workers at the Robinsons store in Raffles City packing items from shelves into carton boxes on Oct 30, 3030.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO Shoppers at the Robinsons store at Raffles City on Oct 30, 2020.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO Share gift link below with your friends and family. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. Please sign up or log...
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  ROBINSONS TO CLOSE STORES: DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH ONE OF S'PORE'S OLDEST HOME-GROWN DEPARTMENT STORES, SINGAPORE NEWS & TOP STORIES - THE STRAITS TIMES
Robinsons is liquidating its two department stores at The Heeren and Raffles City Shopping Centre.PHOTOS: ST FILE Share gift link below with your friends and family. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. Please sign up or log in to continue reading the article. Already have an account? Log in. The gift link for this subscriber-only article has expired. Get unlimited access to The Straits Times and more at S$ 0.99/month. Get unlimited access at $0.99/month* Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3...
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  NUMBER OF EMPLOYED LOCALS REBOUNDED TO ALMOST PRE-COVID-19 LEVELS, BUT RETRENCHMENTS CONTINUE TO RISE: MOM, JOBS NEWS & TOP STORIES - THE STRAITS TIMES
Number of employed locals rebounded to almost pre-Covid-19 levels, but retrenchments continue to rise: MOM Around 2.34 million Singaporeans and permanent residents were employed in September.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH Share gift link below with your friends and family. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. Please sign up or log in to continue reading the article. Already have an account? Log in. The gift link for this subscriber-only article has expired. Get unlimited access to The Straits Times and more at S$ 0.99/month. Get unlimited access at $0.99/month* Get...
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  THE STRAITS TIMES REVAMP: STAYING TRUSTED, TIMELY AND TRUE, SINGAPORE NEWS & TOP STORIES - THE STRAITS TIMES
The Straits Times revamp: Staying trusted, timely and trueOct 30, 2020, 5:00 am SGT The ways a story can be told have evolved since 1845 – when The Straits Times was founded – as have the ways readers now keep themselves informed. To mark the paper’s 175th anniversary and to serve its readers even better, ST is launching its new liquid content lineup on Friday (Oct 30). As the world changes, ST aims to bring you the stories that matter in the same timely, authoritative and credible manner that the paper has held itself to for over a century. ST editor Warren Fernandez, who is also...
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  MALAYSIA'S MAHATHIR DEFENDS HIMSELF AS HE GETS MORE FLAK OVER 'KILL FRENCH PEOPLE' TWEET, EUROPE NEWS & TOP STORIES - THE STRAITS TIMES
Dr Mahathir Mohamad's comments came at a time of heightened tensions in France.PHOTO: REUTERS Share gift link below with your friends and family. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. Please sign up or log in to continue reading the article. Already have an account? Log in. The gift link for this subscriber-only article has expired. Get unlimited access to The Straits Times and more at S$ 0.99/month. Get unlimited access at $0.99/month* Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months* *Terms and...
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  DESPITE ANGER AT PM MUHYIDDIN, UMNO FACTIONALISM DIFFUSES PRESSURE ON EMBATTLED PREMIER, SE ASIA NEWS & TOP STORIES - THE STRAITS TIMES
Despite anger at PM Muhyiddin, Umno factionalism diffuses pressure on embattled premier The meeting on Oct 29 ended with Umno president Zahid Hamidi repeating that it will back Budget 2021.PHOTO: BERNAMA Share gift link below with your friends and family. They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account. Please sign up or log in to continue reading the article. Already have an account? Log in. The gift link for this subscriber-only article has expired. Get unlimited access to The Straits Times and more at S$ 0.99/month. Get unlimited access at $0.99/month* Get access to...
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  CNA - BREAKING NEWS, LATEST SINGAPORE, ASIA AND WORLD NEWS
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners Ahead of the opening of Southeast Asia’s first Casa Loewe boutique in Singapore, creative director Jonathan Anderson shares ... For F&B outlets, COVID-19 is a wake-up call. Here are seven changes they can make A bloated restaurant scene and a risky business model were among the things that had gone wrong with the pre-pandemic F&B sector. Around the world, a woman’s consumption of alcohol often becomes a thorn in the side of her reputation and the veracity of her...
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  SINGAPORE’S JOBLESS RATE CLIMBS TO 3.6%; MORE THAN 20,000 RETRENCHED YEAR-TO-DATE - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners Singapore’s jobless rate climbs to 3.6%; more than 20,000 retrenched year-to-date A man wearing a face mask in the Raffles Place financial business district in Singapore on Apr 14, 2020. (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman) SINGAPORE: Singapore’s unemployment rate rose to 3.6 per cent in September but at a slower rate compared to previous months, as the country reopened from a COVID-19-induced slowdown.Even then, officials warned that labour market conditions will stay soft amid...
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  SINGAPORE’S LABOUR MARKET COULD BOTTOM OUT BY END-2020, BUT UNEVEN RECOVERY MAY WIDEN INCOME GAP: ANALYSTS - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners Singapore’s labour market could bottom out by end-2020, but uneven recovery may widen income gap: Analysts Office workers wearing masks at Raffles Place. (Photo: Gaya Chandramohan) SINGAPORE: Singapore’s labour market is likely to bottom out by the end of this year, but the recovery will be uneven, said economists.According to figures released on Friday (Oct 30), the country’s unemployment rate rose to 3.6 per cent in September from 3.4 per cent in August. The number of...
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  ROBINSONS TO CLOSE LAST 2 STORES IN SINGAPORE DUE TO WEAK DEMAND - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners Robinsons at The Heeren. (Photo: Robinsons) SINGAPORE: After more than 160 years in Singapore, Robinsons is closing its last two department stores at The Heeren and Raffles City Shopping Centre.Robinsons, which is owned by the Al-Futtaim Group, said in a press release on Friday (Oct 30) the decision came on the back of changing retail buying patterns and weak demand made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. Robinsons has begun the liquidation process for the two stores and...
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  GOODBYE ROBINSONS: A LOOK AT THE DEPARTMENT STORE'S 160 YEARS IN SINGAPORE - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners SINGAPORE: Robinsons announced on Friday (Oct 30) that it will , after more than 160 years in the country.Robinsons said it has begun the liquidation process for its stores at The Heeren and Raffles City Shopping Centre, following "significant shifts from offline to online spending" among customers and weakened demand exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company will also close two stores in Malaysia.Here are some things you may not know about Robinsons:ROBINSONS...
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  JOHOR BAHRU DISTRICT NOW A COVID-19 RED ZONE - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners The skyline of Johor Bahru, as seen from neighbouring Singapore. (Photo: Roslan RAHMAN / AFP) KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Bahru district was declared a red zone on Thursday (Oct 29), said Johor health and environment committee chairman R Vidyananthan. In a statement on Friday, Mr Vidyananthan said that information retrieved showed that most reported cases there involved the spread of the virus among family members and at workplaces. “Considering this, the state health department...
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  RESIDENTS IN LANDED ESTATES AT HIGHER RISK OF GETTING DENGUE AS CASES REMAIN HIGH: NEA - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners File photo of an NEA officer supervising a fogging operation in Geylang. (Photo: Try Sutrisno Foo) SINGAPORE: People living in landed residential estates face a higher risk of getting dengue as homes there have a higher incidence of Aedes mosquito breeding, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Friday (Oct 30). A total of 32,806 dengue cases have been reported this year as of Thursday, said NEA in the media release. There were 15,998 dengue cases for the whole of...
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  NO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS AT SENTOSA? WE TRIED A CREEPY TOUR INSTEAD - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners With Universal Studios Singapore's HHN cancelled, why not try a walking tour of Singapore’s war sites, complete with creepy real-life tales. Don't forget to watch the video! Oriental Travel and Tours' co-founder and guide Jasmine Tan is a master at telling real-life anecdotes of her suspicious encounters during The Creepy Tales of Singapore tour.  (Photo: Joyee Koo) With Universal Studios Singapore’s annual Halloween Horror Nights (responsibly) cancelled for the 2020...
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  FRANCE ON 'EMERGENCY' FOOTING AFTER KNIFEMAN KILLS 3 AT CHURCH - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners French police at the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice in southern France, when a knifeman killed three people. (Photo: AFP/Valery Hache) NICE: A knife-wielding man in southern France on Thursday (Oct 29), practically beheading a 60-year-old woman in what President Emmanuel Macron called an "Islamist terrorist attack".The 21-year-old Tunisian migrant, who had a copy of the Quran and three knives with him, shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest) when approached by police...
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  CHURCH ATTACK IN NICE: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners A French soldier stands in front of Notre-Dame church, where a knife attack took place, in Nice, France Oct 29, 2020. (Photo: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard) NICE: A knife attacker , cutting the throat of at least one woman, inside a church in Nice on the French Riviera on Thursday (Oct 29).The brutal killings come only two weeks after a French teacher was decapitated outside his school north of Paris by an Islamist extremist –the teacher had shown his pupils cartoons of the...
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  JAPAN CROSSES 100,000 COVID-19 CASES, 9 MONTHS AFTER FIRST INFECTION - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners Japan crosses 100,000 COVID-19 cases, 9 months after first infection People wearing face masks shop around at a secondhand book store in Tokyo on Thursday, Oct 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae) TOKYO: Japan’s coronavirus cases have topped 100,000, nine months after the first case was found in mid-January, the health ministry said on Friday (Oct 30).The country confirmed 808 new infections on Thursday, bringing the cumulative COVID-19 cases to 100,334, including 712 people...
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  FORMER FOODPANDA DELIVERYMAN JAILED FOR INCITING VIOLENCE AFTER LTA BANNED E-SCOOTERS ON FOOTPATHS - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners A foodpanda rider on an e-scooter. (File photo: TODAY) SINGAPORE: After the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced a ban on electric scooters on footpaths, a foodpanda deliveryman sent a message to a chat group calling for a riot.Benny Mok Swee Tian, 35, was given eight weeks' jail and a fine of S$500 on Friday (Oct 30) after pleading guilty to a charge each of communicating an incitement to violence and theft. Mok was a food deliveryman at the time of the crime and...
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  MAS ISSUES PROHIBITION ORDERS TO 2 FORMER BANK EMPLOYEES FOR FRAUD, DISHONEST CONDUCT - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners MAS issues prohibition orders to 2 former bank employees for fraud, dishonest conduct The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) building in Singapore. (Photo: AFP/Roslan Rahman) SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued prohibition orders to two former bank employees for fraud and dishonest conduct, it said on Friday (Oct 30).The orders, issued to Lu Chor Sheng and Tan Swee Thiam Timothy, took effect from Thursday. The cases were unrelated and both have...
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  VIETNAM TACKLES TYPHOON'S DEADLY AFTERMATH AS NEW STORM THREATENS REGION - CNA
meREWARDS lets you get coupon deals, and earn cashback when you complete surveys, dine, travel and shop with our partners Women walk along a flooded road after their village was isolated by the Dakdrinh Hydropower discharge in the Typhoon Molave aftermath, in Tinh An village, Quang Ngai province, Vietnam on Oct 29, 2020. (Photo: Reuters/Thanh Hue) HANOI: Rescue teams searched for more signs of life on Friday (Oct 30) after a series of deadly landslides in central Vietnam unleashed by heavy rains from , as yet another powerful storm barrelled towards the Southeast Asia region.Helicopters,...
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  MAN WHO POSTED ABOUT WANTING TO 'PUT DOWN' ADOPTED DOG APOLOGISES AFTER BEING SLAMMED
Posted on 30 October 2020 | 705 views | 0 commentsSubmitted by Stomper , This story was submitted via Facebook. Click  to join our Facebook page.A netizen has apologised for posting about wanting to "put down" his dog — which he had adopted — and clarified that they were words made in "a heat of anger".Stompers A and W alerted Stomp to the Facebook user's posts and shared screenshots.The Facebook user had posted about Sofie the mongrel on August 23 in hopes of rehoming her permanently.According to him, Sofie was found with her siblings at a construction site when she was just a puppy. She...
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  INSTAGRAMMER POSTS VIDEO OF FRIEND DRIVING AT 184KMH ALONG EXPRESSWAY, SAYS 'SPEEDING IS NOT OKAY'
Search formSearch Instagrammer posts video of friend driving at 184kmh along expressway, says 'speeding is not okay' Posted on 30 October 2020 | 1,076 views | 1 commentSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Web contribution .Stomper Jack was shocked when he saw that a girl posted a video of her friend speeding at 184kmh along an expressway.The video, which was posted on Instagram Stories, caught Jack's attention on Friday (Oct 30) at 4.50am and he shared it with Stomp.In the video, the youth inserted a caption that said: "speeding is not okay".Her friend can be seen...
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  3 ARRESTED FOR SELLING COUNTERFEIT GOODS ONLINE, OVER $40K WORTH OF ITEMS SEIZED
Search formSearch 3 arrested for selling counterfeit goods online, over $40k worth of items seized Posted on 30 October 2020 | 1,968 views | 0 commentsOne man and two women, aged between 34 and 40, were arrested on Wednesday (Oct 28) for their suspected involvement in online sales of counterfeit goods.The police said in a statement that officers from the Criminal Investigation Department conducted raids at Lorong Ong Lye, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 and Anchorvale Road, resulting in the arrests.During the operation, 3,200 pieces of trademark-infringing goods comprising apparel, fragrance and...
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  POLICE LOOKING FOR PERSON INVOLVED IN SHOP THEFT AT BUGIS JUNCTION
Posted on 30 October 2020 | 680 views | 1 commentThe police are looking for the person shown in the image to assist with investigations into a case of shop theft which took place at 200 Victoria Street on September 26.200 Victoria Street is the address of Bugis Junction shopping mall.Anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800- 255-0000 or submit information online at . All information received will be kept strictly confidential.Get more of Stomp's latest updates by following us on , , , and .Related StoriesMore About:  Hot Topics This Week!xModal Header...
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  2 INJURED AFTER BEING HIT BY LARGE CEILING FAN AT TAMPINES COFFEE SHOP
Posted on 30 October 2020 | 1,642 views | 10 commentsNg Wei KaiOctober 29, 2020An incident involving a large ceiling fan injured two customers at a coffee shop in Tampines on Wednesday night (Oct 28).The injured patrons are understood to be a young man and an elderly woman who were seated at the same table.The Singapore Civil Defence Force said  it received a call for assistance at Block 201D Tampines Street 21 at about 7.10pm on Wednesday. Two people were taken to Changi General Hospital.The coffee shop's owner, Mr K.B. Soh, told The Straits Times that the fan had undergone yearly...
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  WOODLANDS RESIDENT TURNS LIFT LOBBY INTO 'PERSONAL GYM'
Posted on 28 October 2020 | 49,698 views | 40 commentsSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Web contribution .A resident turned the lift lobby at Block 621 Woodlands Drive 52 into his 'personal gym'.Stomper Wong, who is also a resident at the block, was frustrated when he saw that the lift lobby was cluttered with gym equipment on Monday (Oct 26) at 8pm and shared a photo with Stomp.In the photo, the gym equipment can be seen taking up a large space at the lift lobby."This is frustrating, inconsiderate and not how a public area should be used," Wong said."How can the...
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  WATCH: SCDF OFFICERS RESCUE WOMAN SITTING ON LEDGE OF VERTE XBUILDING IN UBI
Posted on 28 October 2020 | 39,634 views | 27 commentsSubmitted by Stomper , Click to submit a story or submit it to our A 42-year-old woman was rescued from the ledge of the Vertex building at 33 Ubi Avenue 3 on Wednesday (Oct 28) and was subsequently arrested.In response to Stomp queries, the police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they received a call for assistance at around 1.10pm.A woman was found sitting on the ledge.The SCDF told Stomp that it deployed a safety life air pack as a precautionary measure and a net to rescue the woman.Stompers Anon and Mark contributed...
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  COUPLE 'FOOLING AROUND' IN LIDO CINEMA GIVEN WARNING, ACTION TAKEN AGAINST STAFF WHO LEAKED VIDEO: SHAW THEATRES
Search formSearch Couple 'fooling around' in Lido cinema given warning, action taken against staff who leaked video: Shaw Theatres Posted on 27 October 2020 | 104,827 views | 36 commentsSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Web contribution .A couple was caught behaving inappropriately in a cinema at Shaw Theatres Lido and CCTV footage of the incident was sent to Stomp.Stomper M, who identified herself as a friend of a Shaw Theatres employee, said the incident occurred on October 15, at around 8.15pm.M said: "My friend saw this couple through the CCTV during one...
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  CYCLIST DIES IN HOSPITAL AFTER HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENT WITH TRUCK AT BEDOK JUNCTION, MAN ARRESTED
Search formSearch Cyclist dies in hospital after hit-and-run accident with truck at Bedok junction, man arrested Posted on 26 October 2020 | 68,431 views | 42 commentsSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Facebook. Click  to join our Facebook page.A 48-year-old cyclist died in hospital after an accident with a truck at the junction of New Upper Changi Road and Bedok North Road on Monday (Oct 26).The police told Stomp that they were alerted to the hit-and-run accident at 11.42am.The male cyclist was taken to Changi General Hospital, where he subsequently died.A 67-year-old man...
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  GIRL, 8, FLUNG OUT OF VAN AFTER ACCIDENT WITH AUDI IS STILL IN COMA WITH HEAD INJURY AND LEGS BROKEN
Search formSearch Girl, 8, flung out of van after accident with Audi is still in coma with head injury and legs broken Posted on 26 October 2020 | 41,080 views | 94 commentsSubmitted by Stomper , , , This story was submitted via Facebook. Click  to join our Facebook page.Click to submit a story or submit it to our Oct 26, 2020An eight-year-old girl who is in intensive care after being flung out of a van during an accident in Woodlands last Friday is still in a coma, her father told the media yesterday morning.The 45-year-old man, who wanted to be known only as Mr Tan, told...
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  12 ARRESTED FOR RIOTING AT CANBERRA STREET, ANOTHER 2 MEN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL
Search formSearch 12 arrested for rioting at Canberra Street, another 2 men taken to hospital Posted on 26 October 2020 | 25,771 views | 31 commentsSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Facebook. Click  to join our Facebook page.Seven men and five women were arrested in relation to a case of rioting that occurred at Block 103B Canberra Street in the wee hours of Sunday (Oct 25).Stomper Panda, a resident in the vicinity, shared photos of the incident after noticing a commotion.She said: "They were fighting."In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the...
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  MAN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER BEING "BEATEN UP" OUTSIDE SERANGOON ROAD RESTAURANT
Posted on 22 October 2020 | 27,845 views | 30 commentsSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Facebook. Click  to join our Facebook page.A 41-year-old man was taken to hospital after a physical altercation outside a restaurant along Serangoon Road on Friday (Oct 16).Stomper Honey said his friend's son had been eating at Usman's Restaurant at around 12.20am when he noticed a fight outside.Honey said: "A few men were beating up a guy and police were called."In a video that Honey shared, several men are seen in a tussle. A man in a short-sleeved white shirt can be seen punching...
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  MAN ALLEGEDLY THREATENED TO PUNCH AND THROW HOT COFFEE ON STAFF AT YISHUN STALL OVER 15-MIN WAIT
Posted on 08 October 2020 | 36,714 views | 33 commentsA man allegedly threatened to punch and throw hot coffee on staff at a nasi lemak stall in Yishun Park Hawker Centre due to the supposedly long wait for his food.Nasi Lemak Ayam Taliwang shared about the incident on its and said it occurred on Sep 27.According to the stall, a woman had ordered two nasi lemak sets at around 10.21am and was informed of a 15-minute wait, which she agreed to.Five minutes later at 10.26am, her husband "came and asked for the food", said the stall.The stall added: "He was informed of the waiting time and he...
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  BEATTY SEC ANGEL WHO AIDED 91-YEAR-OLD WOMAN: 'NOTHING IS A BARRIER IF YOU WANT TO HELP SOMEONE'
Helping someone should come from the heart and you should go all out to do it regardless of any barriers faced along the way. That is the mindset 14-year-old Erlene Ang Kai Yi had when she helped an elderly woman with her heap of cardboard along Kelantan Lane on March 18. Read more at...
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  MOVER WHO RETURNED $50K CASH THAT CUSTOMER FORGOT ABOUT: 'MY TATTOOS DO NOT DETERMINE MY ACTIONS'
Posted on 15 January 2019 | 54,311 views | 31 commentsIt started out as just another ordinary working day for professional mover Jake Tan -- until he discovered a bag containing $50,000 cash inside.While some might experience a dilemma or even temptation when faced with such a large sum of money, Jake swiftly alerted his employer instead.Jake, who has been working for Prestige Moving Services since June 2018, told Stomp that the incident occurred on Dec 1 last year.He and a team of around 10 colleagues were wrapping and moving furniture out of a family's landed apartment at around 4pm.The...
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  BRAVE SIBLINGS SAVE 16-YEAR-OLD BIRTHDAY BOY FROM DROWNING AT MARYMOUNT VIEW CONDO
Posted on 28 December 2018 | 20,050 views | 17 commentsSubmitted by Stomper Click to submit a story or submit it to our Two young siblings heroically pulled a struggling 16-year-old boy out of a 2.4-metre deep pool at Marymount View condominium on Christmas Day, saving him from drowning.Stomper Lim, who is a friend of the boy's mother, relayed this story of the brave pair.Mr Lim explained that the teenage boy and his family had come to Singapore from Malaysia for a short trip during the festive season.On Dec 25, Mr Lim organised a party at his home in the condominium to celebrate the boy's...
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  HEROIC CABBY WHO SAVED STOMPER IN DISTRESS GETS STOMP GOODY BAG: "I WAS WORRIED FOR HER"
Posted on 14 December 2018 | 9,549 views | 12 commentsHeroic taxi driver Mr Lim Soo Heng received a Stomp Goody Bag after he came to the rescue of a damsel in distress along Straits Boulevard by replacing her punctured tyre on Dec 3.Stomp reached out to him and presented him with the Goody Bag for taking time out of his work schedule to help Stomper Suelyn.Stomp previously reported on the incident, when a grateful .Mr Lim said he was headed towards Gardens by the Bay at about 8.50pm, when he saw Suelyn standing by her car at the side of the road.He said: “I saw a helpless woman standing by...
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  VIDEO OF MAN ATTACKING MCDONALD'S EMPLOYEE FOR TELLING HIM TO WEAR MASK HAPPENED IN HONG KONG, NOT BUGIS JUNCTION
Search formSearch Video of man attacking McDonald's employee for telling him to wear mask happened in Hong Kong, not Bugis Junction Posted on 16 July 2020 | 33,811 views | 16 commentsClick to submit a story or submit it to our Footage of a man punching and kicking a McDonald's employee happened at an outlet in Hong Kong and not at Bugis Junction in Singapore.A Stomper alerted Stomp to the video circulating on social media with "Bugis junctions" ​​captioned on it.According to , the incident happened at a McDonald’s outlet in Tuen Mun at around 3am on Tuesday (July 14).In the video,...
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  BEWARE OF FAKE 'POLICE BULLETIN' ABOUT ROBBERS GOING DOOR-TO-DOOR TO DISTRIBUTE MASKS
Posted on 27 May 2020 | 2,766 views | 1 commentJean IauMay 26, 2020Beware of a fake bulletin about people going door-to-door to subdue residents and rob their homes under the pretence of distributing face masks, the police said on Tuesday (May 26).The false text message, purportedly from the police, claims that the people mentioned in the bulletin say they are distributing masks under a new government initiative.The message also claims that residents are made to try on the masks, believed to be doused with chemicals, to make them lose consciousness before their homes are robbed.The police...
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  OTTER FAMILY VISITED KK WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, BUT DID NOT FEAST FROM KOI POND
Search formSearch Otter family visited KK Women's and Children's Hospital, but did not feast from koi pond Posted on 11 May 2020 | 22,884 views | 19 commentsClick to submit a story or submit it to our KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) has clarified that a video showing otters munching on koi fish in a pond was not taken on its premises.A that surfaced last week shows otters from the Zouk family paying a visit to KKH.In the one-minute video, a security officer can be seen trying to divert the cute creatures away from traffic and guiding them to safety.KKH, which posted...
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  THE POWER OF STOMP AND HOW WE GET THINGS DONE
Posted on 06 May 2016 | 22,213 views | 2 commentsWith its extensive social media reach, strong branding and ability to make things go viral in almost no time, Stomp is a force to be reckoned with.As a citizen journalism and breaking news website, Stomp gives readers a voice and acts as a platform for their opinions to be heard. However, we also do more than just that.Our brand new section, , will highlight examples of how we have a made a difference to the lives of our contributors and readers.Reuniting people with loved ones and prized belongingsStomp has proven just how powerful we are as...
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  TOWN COUNCIL PUTS UP BOLLARDS AT BOON LAY AFTER STOMP REPORT ON DRIVER WHO CUT THROUGH PLAYGROUND
Posted on 05 November 2019 | 8,007 views | 15 commentsSubmitted by Stomper Click to submit a story or submit it to our West Coast Town Council has put up bollards near Block 183A Boon Lay Avenue after Stomp reported on a on Aug 29.Residents were shocked and some were shouting when the car travelled along the footpaths and community areas.Stomper Rick updated Stomp after the bollards had been erected at spaces where vehicles may have been able to squeeze through.A spokesman from West Coast town concil confirmed with Stomp on Monday (Nov 4) that the bollards were put up by them."I would...
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  TOWN COUNCIL ALERTS NEA TO HIGH-RISE LITTERING AT YISHUN BLOCK AFTER STOMPER FINDS NOODLES ON HER LAUNDRY
Posted on 06 November 2019 | 12,249 views | 24 commentsSubmitted by Stomper Click to submit a story or submit it to our Nee Soon Town Council has alerted the National Environment Agency (NEA) to high-rise littering at Block 217 Yishun Street 21 after a Stomper found noodles on her just-washed laundry on Sunday (Nov 3).Stomper Zema alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos of the noodles that had soiled a freshly-laundered towel she had hung out to dry.She said that this is not the first time this has happened and that she has been experiencing this since June."Every Saturday or...
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  COLD STORAGE STAFF MEMBER COUNSELLED AFTER STOMPER SEES HER USING BARE HAND TO MAKE SANDWICH
Posted on 09 December 2019 | 15,154 views | 21 commentsSubmitted by Stomper This story was submitted via Stomp App contribution.Cold Storage told Stomp it has counselled one of its team members after a Stomper saw the woman using her bare hand to make sandwiches on Dec 4.Stomper Sharonrocky told Stomp she was passing by the sandwich section of the supermarket at Fusionopolis at about 8.45am when she witnessed the incident."I was shocked," she said."I saw this staff member managing the sandwich section and wearing a glove on her left hand."However, she was touching the lettuce with her bare...
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  MAN RETURNS CANBERRA RESIDENT'S MINI BICYCLE AFTER STOMP REPORT -- BUT NOT BEFORE TAKING PHOTO
Posted on 28 May 2020 | 18,289 views | 56 commentsSubmitted by Stomper Click to submit a story or submit it to our A man who was from a Housing Board (HDB) corridor has returned the toy to its original spot.Stomper Wisely, a resident at Eastcrown @ Canberra, had earlier shared CCTV footage of the May 23 incident after finding his miniature bicycle missing.The Stomper said in a May 26 article that he hoped the man would return the miniature bicycle after seeing the video — a wish that has since come true.Wisely told Stomp on Wednesday (May 27) that the man had placed the item back in the...
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  MAN REUNITED WITH MACBOOK AFTER STOMP APPEAL -- AND KIND SOUL WHO FOUND IT EVEN DECLINES REWARD
Posted on 24 July 2020 | 6,497 views | 19 commentsSubmitted by Stomper Click to submit a story or submit it to our A man was overjoyed to have found his misplaced MacBook Pro after posting an appeal to find it on Stomp.Stomp had earlier posted a photo of Stomper Farhan's missing laptop on Wednesday (July 22) after he had misplaced it in a car park at Geylang. UPDATE: The laptop has been found! Thank you for your help!Stomper Farhan is desperately looking for his MacBook Pro...Posted by on After the photo of the laptop was published on Stomp's social media platforms, Stomper AL saw the...
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  LATEST SINGAPORE FOOTBALL NEWS & HEADLINES, TOP SPORTS STORIES TODAY - THE NEW PAPER
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  FOUR LOCAL DISHES MAKE IT IN BEST TRADITIONAL FOOD IN THE WORLD LIST, LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - The best chilli crab in the world can be found at Jumbo Seafood and the best laksa at National Kitchen by Violet Oon. So claims TasteAtlas' Top 100 list of Best Traditional Food in the World, based on more than 63,000 ratings on the online search engine and compendium of... Read more at...
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  FORMER ITE LECTURER PLEADS GUILTY AFTER TAKING 335 UPSKIRT VIDEOS | THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - A lecturer from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) pleaded guilty yesterday to taking upskirt videos of women in malls. Chia Teck Huat, 41, was a senior lecturer at ITE and used modified pinhole cameras hidden in a laptop bag on his voyeuristic... Read more at...
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  SOME PATIENTS EXPERIENCED SIDE EFFECTS AFTER FLU SHOTS: MOH, LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - Several people here have experienced mild discomfort after receiving the flu vaccines linked to post-vaccination deaths in South Korea, said the Health Ministry (MOH) on Wednesday. Its spokesman told The New Paper that the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) received two... Read more at...
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  TWO INJURED AT TAMPINES COFFEE SHOP AFTER LADDER HITS CEILING FAN, LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - It was a moment of carelessness by a repairman that caused a large ceiling fan at a Tampines coffee shop to dislodge and spin out of control, injuring a 20-year-old man and an 82-year-old woman. The incident at 21 Street Eating House at Block 201 Tampines Street 21 occurred... Read more at...
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  40 MEN TO WALK IN HEELS TO SHOW SUPPORT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - A group of 40 men will strut a mile down Raffles Place in high heels to show their support against domestic violence and abuse. The fund-raising event, A Mile In Her Shoes, is organised by jewellery brand Luxequisite, and fine-dining restaurant, Sinfonia Ristorante, and... Read more at...
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  HOUGANG HERITAGE TRAIL FEATURES HISTORIC PLACES OF WORSHIP, LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - Along a 3km stretch of Upper Serangoon Road are three religious institutions that have stood the test of time. The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hougang Tou Mu Kung and Haji Yusoff Mosque have a combined age of almost four centuries, with the church and... Read more at...
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  LONG QUEUES FOR TRACETOGETHER TOKENS AT MARSILING COMMUNITY CLUB, LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - Long queues formed at Marsiling Community Club yesterday as national distribution of TraceTogether tokens resumed in a limited fashion. Marsiling is the first community centre where tokens are available again, after distribution was halted on Wednesday by the Smart Nation... Read more at...
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  YOUTH WHO MOLESTED YOUNGER COUSIN GETS REFORMATIVE TRAINING | THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - From the age of 13, he began molesting his younger cousin, eventually penetrating her and making her perform sex acts on him. The now 20-year-old was caught in 2017, when the victim thought she was pregnant. Yesterday, he was sentenced to reformative training for at least a... Read more at...
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  MANCHESTER UNITED’S MARCUS RASHFORD, MAN OF THE MOMENT: BUXTON, LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Football News - It's hard to know whether defenders or politicians currently fear Marcus Rashford more. The Manchester United striker has become a shining example on and off the pitch, earning acclaim for his main stock in trade as much as tackling social inequality. A quickfire... Read more at...
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  NO QUARANTINE FOR CHINA, AUSTRALIA'S VICTORIA STATE TRAVELLERS , LATEST SINGAPORE NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Singapore News - Travellers from China and Australia's state of Victoria will be allowed to fly into Singapore from next Friday without the need for quarantine, provided they pass a Covid-19 test on arrival. The unilateral move comes as the Republic continues to ease its border restrictions... Read more at...
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  CHURCH SEXTON AMONG 3 KILLED IN TERROR ATTACK IN FRANCE, LATEST WORLD NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
World News - PARIS/NICE: As he did every day, the sexton of the Notre Dame church in the French city of Nice opened up the doors at around 8.30am (3.30pm, Singapore time) yesterday. There were few people around; the first Mass of the day was not due to start for another... Read more at...
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  ANNE HATHAWAY'S MAKEOVER IN THE WITCHES SET HER SCREAMING, LATEST MOVIES NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Movies News - The Covid-19 pandemic may have shuttered cinemas around the world and pushed The Witches from a theatrical release to being made available on HBO Max in the US. But its star Anne Hathaway is just glad the fantasy-comedy, which opens here on Nov 5 and is based on Roald... Read more at...
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  MAKANSUTRA: COVID-PROOF BEEF NOODLE, NGOH HIANG AND NONYA DRY LAKSA, LATEST MAKAN NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Makan News - Covid or no Covid, deliciousness lives on in Singapore. I was recently asked by a CNN journalist if our food has been affected in any way by the pandemic, which the rest of the world is still in the thick of. I was stumped, and in my attempt to find some... Read more at...
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  DON’T MISS OUT ON THESE GREAT BUYS AND EXPERIENCES, LATEST SHOPPING NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Shopping News - FAIRPRICE Enjoy a taste of the recently launched Impossible Beef Made From Plants at FairPrice Xtra VivoCity from now till Nov 1, 12pm to 8pm. The interactive in-store event located near the meat chiller section will serve up plant-based Impossible Bao, and includes a... Read more at...
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  COLLECT STAMPS AND WIN VOUCHERS AT FAIRPRICE STORES, LATEST SHOPPING NEWS - THE NEW PAPER
Shopping News - Make your grocery trips less mundane and more worthwhile with new deals and extra rewards galore when you shop at FairPrice next month. From now till Nov 18, spend a minimum of $30 in a single receipt at six participating FairPrice stores and collect one stamp on a stamp... Read more at...
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  LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT LATEST NEWS & HEADLINES - THE BUSINESS TIMES
Hello, your email is unverified. Please confirm for access to all your SPH accounts. THE largest value-creating transformations in technology involve two things: winning a platform battle, and accelerating growth by either repositioning the core business or extending its... THE year 2020 has challenged many assumptions on globalisation and, by extension, disrupted global businesses at an unprecedented level, as a result of closed borders to curb the spread of Covid-... JUST as you think you have conquered it, it jumps up again, like a weevil in the rice. Covid-19 is not for early...
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  THE RAFFLES CONVERSATION, WEEKLY NEWS & HEADLINES - THE BUSINESS TIMES
Hello, your email is unverified. Please confirm for access to all your SPH accounts. CHANGE starts at home. TO LOSE is to win. That's the mantra that Melissa Kwee, CEO of National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), abides by. THE trauma of fleeing a war-torn country as a refugee is one that could make or break a person. For Omar Shokur, who fled Afghanistan in 1990 at age 14 with his family, the experience was painful... DHEERAJ Pandey is the quintessential US immigrant success story. He has achieved success by sheer dint of hard work, talent, and a risk-taking instinct. In 1997,...
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  ASEAN BUSINESS: HOME - THE BUSINESS TIMES
Hello, your email is unverified. Please confirm for access to all your SPH accounts. AS Asia's massive infrastructure needs continue to grow, it is clear that traditional bank debt alone is not enough to... By: Natalie ChoyFri, Oct 30, 2020Fri, Oct 30, 2020 - 5:50 AM THE Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on investments in Asia-Pacific's (Apac) private financial technology (fintech)... By: Rachel MuiFri, Oct 30, 2020Fri, Oct 30, 2020 - 5:50 AM The rapid availability of funding is more important than the form this cash injection takes, according to Iseas-Yusof...By: Sharon...
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  ROBINSONS SINGAPORE THROWS IN THE TOWEL AFTER 162 YEARS, CONSUMER - THE BUSINESS TIMES
ROBINSONS Singapore, one of the oldest retailers in the Republic with more than a century in business, will close down for good following losses in recent years. But its last two stores at The Heeren and Raffles City Shopping Centre may remain open for a while more for final sales. Read more at The Business...
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  DBS SEES SHADES OF 'GREEN PREMIUM' IN ASIAN PROJECT BONDS, BANKING & FINANCE - THE BUSINESS TIMES
Hello, your email is unverified. Please confirm for access to all your SPH accounts. Fri, Oct 30, 2020 - 5:50 AM While the market is hungry for more investment-grade green project bonds, there remains a supply-demand mismatch in the region. "This is a developing space. The markets are still learning how to fine-tune the bond structures and their pricing (in line with the) stage of development in Asia." - Mr Lee. AS Asia's massive infrastructure needs continue to grow, it is clear that traditional bank debt alone is not enough to plug the widening gaps. And the need for over US$26 trillion...
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  CHINESE FINTECH RAISES US$2.4B AHEAD OF US LISTING, GARAGE - THE BUSINESS TIMES
[BEIJING] Financial technology firm Lufax has raised US$2.4 billion ahead of its Wall Street debut Friday, a report said, marking one of the best US initial public offerings (IPOs) by a Chinese company this year, despite flaring tensions between Beijing and Washington. Read more at The Business...
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  BT MONEY HACKS: EVOLVING YOUR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO FOR RISK AND LIQUIDITY (EP 82), WEALTH & INVESTING - THE BUSINESS TIMES
Hello, your email is unverified. Please confirm for access to all your SPH accounts. BT Money Hacks: Evolving your investment portfolio for risk and liquidity (Ep 82)Mon, Oct 26, 2020 - 6:00 PM Synopsis: Updated fortnightly on Mondays, The Business Times breaks down useful financial tips. This episode talks about how to evolve your investment portfolio as you move through life on your path to retirement. It is brought to you by UOB Asset Management (UOBAM). By signing up, you agree to our and . Tell us what you think. Email us at BT's digital editor Chris Lim hosts Dharmo Soejanto, head...
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  COMPANIES & MARKETS LATEST NEWS & HEADLINES - THE BUSINESS TIMES
Hello, your email is unverified. Please confirm for access to all your SPH accounts. MAINBOARD-LISTED integrated fish service provider Qian Hu has appointed Yap Kok Cheng as its new chief executive, replacing Kenny Yap. NANOFILM Technologies on Friday ended its first day trading on the main board at S$2.91, 12.4 per cent or S$0.32 above its initial public offering (IPO) price of S$2.59. INVESTOR optimism gave Keppel Corp's share price a boost on Friday, after the conglomerate announced it was back in the black for the July-September period versus the previous quarter's...
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  HOT STOCK: KEPPEL RISES 5.4% ON RETURN TO PROFITABILITY, COMPANIES & MARKETS - THE BUSINESS TIMES
INVESTOR optimism gave Keppel Corp's share price a boost on Friday, after the conglomerate announced it was back in the black for the July-September period versus the previous quarter's S$697.6 million net loss. Read more at The Business...
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  BUSINESS & ECONOMY | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. ABOUT USFounded in 2013, The Independent News & Media is a Singapore based news media company. Contact us: FOLLOW US © The Independent News & Media Pte Ltd,...
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  SYLVIA LIM SAYS SHE RESPECTS PAP LOYALISTS AFTER VISITING RULING PARTY SUPPORTER’S HOME | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. says she respects loyalists after visiting ruling party supporter's... The resident had on display two framed photos of founding Prime Minister and one framed photo of his son, current Prime Minister , decorated with fairy lights Opposition leader indicated her respect for ruling party loyalists after a recent round of house visits at her Aljunied GRC ward, last weekend. One of the homeowners the Workers’ Party () chairman visited was a People’s Action Party () supporter who had decorated their home with photos of PAP leaders. The...
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  CALVIN CHENG SAYS THE WAY RAFFLES HALL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SPEAKERS REPLACED WAS COWARDLY | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. says the way Raffles Hall alumni association speakers replaced was... “If someone somewhere whispered or gave instructions that this talk be cancelled, that person should have the testicular fortitude to step forward and take responsibility. Say why," said Mr Cheng A webinar organised by Raffles Hall association, which is scheduled for this Sunday evening (Nov 1) was originally supposed to have Professor George as well as fellow academic , the authors of a book published last week entitled as speakers. However, after abruptly replacing the speakers the...
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  S’PORE TO MOVE AWAY FROM FINGERPRINT SCANNING AT ICA AND EVENTUALLY DO AWAY WITH PASSPORTS WHEN TRAVELLING | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. S'pore to move away from fingerprint scanning at and eventually do... SINGAPORE – Singapore is working towards moving away from fingerprint scanning at the () and replacing these with iris and facial scanners instead. On October 28, 2020, the ICA announced in a press release that they have been moving towards having all of Singapore’s land, sea and air checkpoints to begin using this as a primary method while fingerprinting will be used as a secondary biometric identifier only if travellers are unsuccessful using the iris and facial...
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  14 MONTHS’ JAIL FOR MAID WHO DIPPED BABY GIRL’S HAND INTO HOT POT | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. 14 months’ jail for maid who dipped baby girl’s hand into hot... In a shocking revelation, a Singaporean mum found out that the second-degree burns her 16-month old daughter suffered were a deliberate attempt by her maid to end her employment. In a viral Facebook post on Tuesday (Jan 21), the child’s mother wrote that on Jan 14, her older 8-year-old child called her husband said that their baby had suffered a burnt hand. When the parents rushed their baby to a nearby clinic, the doctor thought it was too serious a burn and referred them to the Accident...
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  SENGKANG TC PAYMENT ISSUE FOR SERVICE AND CONSERVANCY CHARGES RESOLVED | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. By early Thursday morning, SKTC announced that its cash payment system was working, and apologised for the inconvenience of the day before Singapore—It was not smooth sailing for the Workers’ Party () on the first day that it took over the management of on Wednesday (Oct 28). In a Facebook post, it announced that IT issues made (SKTC) unable to receive cash payments at its offices for service and conservancy charges, but as of Thursday morning, the issue has fortunately been resolved. The Buangkok, Compassvale, and Rivervale wards, formerly...
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  WP POLITICIAN WEIGHS IN ON NUS RAFFLES HALL’S CONTROVERSY OVER THE ‘UN-INVITE’ OF CHERIAN GEORGE AND DONALD LOW | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. politician weighs in on NUS Raffles Hall’s controversy over the ‘un-invite’... “This sort of un-invite has to stop. We need more openness in society to listen to diverse views,” said Yee Jenn Jong Workers’ Party () politician Yee Jenn Jong weighed in on the recent controversy surrounding the webinar, which is scheduled for this Sunday evening (Nov 1) that was originally supposed to have Professor George as well as fellow academic Donald Low, the authors of a book published last week entitled “ vs : The Party’s struggle to adapt to a changing Singapore,”...
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  2 KINDS OF DOCTORS: NETIZENS COMPARE PSP’S TAN CHENG BOK WITH PAP’S KOH POH KOON | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. 2 kinds of doctors: Netizens compare PSP’s Tan Cheng Bok with ’s... Some netizens have suggested perhaps unfairly, that Dr Koh's post was self-serving and somewhat boastful and compared him with Dr Tan who has 'heart for the people' Singapore—After Member of Parliament ( GRC) put up a Facebook post that began with “Am I really a doctor?,” one unexpected result was that netizens began to compare him with another doctor who has spent many years in public service, Progress Singapore Party’s (PSP) Tan Cheng Bock. A meme on the put pictures of the two...
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  TOWARD ENDING THE ‘PANDEMIC OF INEQUALITY’? RESTRICTIONS EASED FOR MIGRANT WORKERS IN DORMS | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. Toward ending the ‘pandemic of inequality’? Restrictions eased for in... Eligible workers will be able to visit recreation centres (RCs) and have access to F&B outlets, minimarts, telecommunications shops, barbers and remittance services located in the RCs Singapore—More restrictions on living in dormitories will be eased starting from Oct 31, as those who test negative for Covid-19 will be allowed to visit recreation centres on their rest days, . This is raising hopes that it is a step toward ending what some have considered to be a “pandemic of...
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  “SURVIVAL IS NOT THE ONLY GOAL,” HO CHING WARNS YOUNG PEOPLE OF COVID-19’S LONG-TERM EFFECTS | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. “Survival is not the only goal,” warns young people of... “Survival is not the only goal,” Ho Ching warns young people of Covid-19’s long-term effects Singapore—, Temasek’s CEO and wife of Prime Minister , took to to warn everyone, especially young people, to be vigilant over the next six months as Europe, the United States and other countries are experiencing second waves of Covid-19 infections. “Even countries with low rates in 1st half of the year, are now seeing big surges. Holland has run out of hospital beds, and is asking Germany to help take...
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  JOSEPHINE TEO’S 2018 COMMENT ON MINIMUM WAGE RECIRCULATES | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. FB Screengrab: Wake Up, Singapore Singapore—With the issue hotly debated in Parliament recently, it comes as no surprise that remarks made by on the issue two years ago are circulating online once more. The Workers’ Party () and other opposition parties have been proponents for imposing a minimum wage, while the Government has advocated for the Progressive Wage Model (PWM), which is based on the consensus of the tripartite alliance. WP head and Leader of the Opposition started the ball rolling on the issue with an Oct 12 Facebook post wherein he...
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  MOM TESTIFIES IN COURT THAT SHE FELT “LIKE KILLING HIM” AFTER FINDING OUT HUSBAND WAS ABUSING SON | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. Mom testifies in court that she felt "like killing him" after finding... SINGAPORE – A woman told the court on Wednesday (October 28) that she felt “like killing him” when she found out that her husband had been abusing her son since he was just 8 years old. A report on shared that the woman was testifying in a sex abuse trial of her second husband, who was the stepfather of her son. According to the mom, she believed that her husband began to act strangely because he was interested in the teenage son’s new girlfriend. But her son would reveal to her...
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  “NUS WANTED THE EVENT CANCELLED,” CHERIAN GEORGE ON RAFFLES HALL ASSOCIATION WEBINAR | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. " wanted the event cancelled,” on Raffles Hall Association webinar “NUS wanted the event cancelled,” Cherian George on Raffles Hall Association webinar Facebook screengrab: Cherian George, Donald Low Singapore—Professor , one of the speakers who was abruptly replaced for a webinar titled “Public Discourse Truth & Trust” organized by Raffles Hall Association, said that he had been informed by the organizer last Friday (Oct 23) that the National University of Singapore () had wanted to cancel the event, according to a report from . The webinar,...
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  CHEE SOON JUAN: DESPITE THE RHETORIC THAT OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM IS NUMBER ONE, THE GOVT IMPORTS FOREIGNERS IN THE MILLIONS | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. : Despite the rhetoric that our education system is number... Chee Soon Juan: Despite the rhetoric that our education system is number one, the govt imports foreigners in the millions “The can’t have it both ways – if we have such a vaunted education system, we should be able to produce local workers, graduates and entrepreneurs to drive our own economy," said Dr Chee Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr outlined reasons as to the “desperate need” to reform Singapore’s education system. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Oct 28),...
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  DRS NOOR HISHAM, BLOOMFIELD AND FAUCI – COVID’S HEROIC TRIO | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. Drs Noor Hisham, Bloomfield and Fauci – Covid’s heroic trio (FILES) In this file photo Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases speaks during a meeting with US President and Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards D-LA in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on April 29, 2020. - Top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci will May 12, 2020 warn the Senate the United States will see "needless suffering and death" from the coronavirus if it tries to reopen too soon, The New York Times reported....
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  MINIMUM WAGE: JAMUS LIM SAYS DON’T RELY ON FOLKSY WISDOM, THE STAT SAYS “ONLY” 32,000 WORKERS, SO WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. : says don’t rely on folksy wisdom, the stat... Minimum wage: Jamus Lim says don’t rely on folksy wisdom, the stat says “only” 32,000 workers, so what are we waiting for? Leaders of individual trade unions in Singapore seldom make noises in public. Usually, their umbrella NTUC big brother, one leg of the tripartite system here, will do all the talking for them. Until Associate Professor spoke on Thursday October 16 about the wisdom of not relying on the folksy wisdom and beliefs of union leaders. At least two of these allegedly folksy leaders have...
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  A HONG KONGER’S MEMORIES OF LEE KUAN YEW, SINGAPORE AND SINGAPOREANS | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. A Hong Konger’s memories of , Singapore and Singaporeans A Hong Konger’s memories of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore and Singaporeans The late knew how to talk to and persuade people, recalled , a Hong Kong lawyer, when he met Singapore’s first Prime Minister during the 1970s. “I spoke to Lee once in London. I met him many times. He could judge from my accent that I was from Hong Kong. Lee was a sharp man. He arrived at the main issue point-blank. He was austere and incorrupt himself. That is a very unique and rare trait among politicians in Asia or any part of...
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  LEE KUAN YEW’S GRANDSON LINKED TO 2 NOBEL LAUREATES | THE INDEPENDENT SINGAPORE NEWS
A password will be e-mailed to you. The two are winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Paul Milgrom and Alvin Roth , the grandson of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister , is academically linked to two winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Paul Milgrom and Alvin Roth. Milgrom, a professor at Stanford University, and Muriel Niederle, another economics professor at Stanford, were the two main advisors of Shengwu when he did his PhD at the US University, Shengwu confirmed to the Independent by email. “I’m indebted to both Paul and Muriel for their mentorship and kindness,” said Shengwu, an...
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  ASIAN MARKETS MIXED AS VIRUS SURGES IN US, EUROPE
News2428 Oct 2020, 18:42 GMT+10 The fresh surge in coronavirus cases across the United States and Europe weighed on Asian markets Wednesday, while investors have essentially given up on the chances of a new stimulus out of Washington.With US lawmakers unlikely to agree any new rescue package before Tuesday's election, analysts said the new wave of virus infections and lingering uncertainty over the vote would mean equities face a wobbly few days.European leaders are being forced to revert to strict, economically damaging measures to control the spread of the virus as some record a spike in...
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  MARKET EXCHANGE RATES IN CHINA -- OCT. 30
Xinhua30 Oct 2020, 12:05 GMT+10 BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System: Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan U.S. dollar 100 672.32 Euro 100 784.63 Japanese yen 100 6.4268 Hong Kong dollar 100 86.722 British pound 100 869.05 Australian dollar 100 472.73 New Zealand dollar 100 445.39 Singapore dollar 100 491.86 Swiss franc 100 734.06 Canadian dollar 100 504.62 Malaysian ringgit 61.832 100 Ruble 1,174.05 100 Rand 243.93...
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  LAOS CONFIRMS NO NEW DEATH FROM DENGUE FEVER FOR 37 DAYS
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 21:18 GMT+10 VIENTIANE, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Dengue cases in Laos have continued to rise, but no new death from the disease have been reported for 37 days. Deputy director general of the Department of Communicable Disease Control under the Lao Ministry of Health, Phonepaserd Sayamoungkhoun, told a press conference in Lao capital Vientiane on Thursday that dengue cases in Laos have risen to 7,512 with 12 deaths since January. The highest number of dengue patients were reported in Lao capital Vientiane at 1,713 with four deaths, while 876 cases and two deaths were reported...
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  ROUNDUP: SINGAPORE STOCKS END DOWN 1.32 PCT
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 20:44 GMT+10 SINGAPORE, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Singapore shares closed 1.32 percent lower on Thursday, as fresh lockdowns in Europe and the United States due to surge in coronavirus cases and the possibility of a contested U.S. presidential election next week weighed on investors' sentiment. U.S markets suffered the biggest drop since June on Wednesday as rising coronavirus infections and tougher lockdowns added to worries about the economic fallout from the pandemic. Other than the disappointment over the failure to agree on an economic aid package before the November 3...
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  VIETNAM'S FOREIGN INVESTMENT INFLOW DOWN 19.4 PCT IN FIRST TEN MONTHS
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 18:59 GMT+10 HANOI, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam attracted 23.5 billion U.S. dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first 10 months of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 19.4 percent, its General Statistics Office reported on Thursday. Specifically, Vietnam licensed 2,100 new FDI projects with total registered capital of 11.7 billion U.S. dollars, and saw 907 operational FDI projects raise capital by 5.7 billion U.S. dollars in total. Between January and October, foreign investors also spent 6.1 billion U.S. dollars buying shares and contributing capital to...
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  NEW ZEALAND REPORTS 6 NEW IMPORTED CASES OF COVID-19
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 13:18 GMT+10 WELLINGTON, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported six new cases of COVID-19 detected in managed isolation facilities and no new community cases on Thursday. All six cases were identified during routine testing around day 3 of their stay in managed isolation. One person arrived from the Netherlands via Singapore on Oct. 23, and four people arrived from India on Oct. 24. Details of the sixth person's arrival is still being worked on, according to the Ministry of Health. Two previously reported cases are now considered to have recovered, bringing the total...
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  MARKET EXCHANGE RATES IN CHINA -- OCT. 29
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 12:18 GMT+10 BEIJING, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System: Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan U.S. dollar 100 672.60 Euro 100 790.00 Japanese yen 100 6.4457 Hong Kong dollar 100 86.778 British pound 100 873.10 Australian dollar 100 474.11 New Zealand dollar 100 446.77 Singapore dollar 100 492.60 Swiss franc 100 738.37 Canadian dollar 100 505.02 Malaysian ringgit 61.91 100 Ruble 1,176.12 100 Rand...
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  FRENCH AND SAUDI STABBING ATTACKS LEAVE 3 DEAD, SEVERAL INJURED
France2430 Oct 2020, 00:49 GMT+10 NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice in southern France. A suspect has been arrested in the attack, which Nice's mayor has described as an act of terrorism. At around 9:00am on Thursday, an unidentified suspect killed three people and injured several others at a church in central Nice. Two of the victims were killed inside the church and at least one them was beheaded, according to a police source. The third victim died while seeking help in a nearby bar. The suspect was...
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  GOLDEN BEAR EMBRACES TRUMP, URGES OTHERS TO VOTE HIM BACK IN
By Jay Jackson, Singapore News.Net29 Oct 2020, 23:31 GMT+10 Golfing great has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also urging others to follow suit. The friend and business partner of the president is recommending Americans consider Trump for another four years. "It's not a personality contest, it's about patriotism," he said Thursday in a tweet. Mr Trump shared the post on his Twitter page, thanking his friend. "Jack, this is a Great Honor. Thank you!" he tweeted. Nicklaus, who often plays golf with the president said he has come to know him more since...
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  EDWARD SNOWDEN AS A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF RUSSIA TO AVOID DEPORTATION
Pressenza29 Oct 2020, 20:39 GMT+10 MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden has been living in exile in Russia since 2013 when he disclosed the American secret services' programs of massive surveillance. Snowden's lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, announced the decision of the Russian government to grant him an open-ended residence permit on Thursday. Russia had granted Snowden a residence permit in 2013, which expired in 2020.The United States has requested his extradition for violating...
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  TWITTER USERS IN THIRD QUARTER UP BY 29 PERCENT
Xinhua30 Oct 2020, 15:23 GMT+10 SAN FRANCISCO, California, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. social media company Twitter Inc. Thursday said it saw a revenue of $936 million in the third quarter of 2020, up 14 percent year on year. Its net income was $28.66 million in July-September, or 0.04 cents per share, compared with a net income of $37 million, or 0.05 cents per share in the same period of the previous year, according to the San Francisco company. The company's net cash provided by operating activities in the quarter was $215 million compared to $336 million in the same period last year. "We...
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  IN LAST 4 YEARS CHINA HAS BUILT THREE WORLD-CLASS AIRPORT CLUSTERS
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 23:53 GMT+10 XIAMEN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward in building world-class airport clusters, said a senior civil aviation official Thursday. The sector has gained progress in construction scale, speed, investment and effect over the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), said Dong Zhiyi, deputy head of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Dong made the remarks at a conference held in east China's Xiamen, focusing on China's civil airport development. Over the 2016-2020...
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  U.S. STOCKS CLAW BACK SOME LOSSES AFTER STRONG GDP
Xinhua/Big News Network30 Oct 2020, 07:53 GMT+10 NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday, recouping some of the massive losses they suffered in the prior session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 139.16 points, or 0.52 percent, to 26,659.11. The S&P 500 increased 39.08 points, or 1.19 percent, to 3,310.11. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 180.72 points, or 1.64 percent, to 11,185.59. Ten of the 11 primary S&P 500 sectors advanced, with energy closing up 3.2 percent, leading the gainers. Health care dipped 0.71 percent, the...
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  TRUMP PROMISES BEST STIMULUS PACKAGE EVER, AFTER ELECTION
Voice of America29 Oct 2020, 17:43 GMT+10 WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and congressional elections.Despite months of negotiations, the White House and Republican and Democratic lawmakers have been unable to reach an agreement to provide more money for American families, businesses and unemployed workers, even as the number of new infections surges by 60,000 to 70,000 a day.Congress, in a bipartisan accord, approved $3 trillion in coronavirus relief to families, businesses and jobless workers in the...
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  BIDEN AND TRUMP OFFER TWO DISTINCT DIRECTIONS FOR U.S. TO GO IN
Voice of America29 Oct 2020, 02:31 GMT+10 WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election should have no difficulty distinguishing between the two men on policy questions. The differences in the candidates' positions on a large variety of issues - climate, taxes, trade, race relations, national security, immigration, and above all the handling of the coronavirus pandemic - are stark and provide voters with two very distinct options for the direction of the country over the coming four years. In...
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  BEIJING UNDERWAY RAILWAY STATIONS TO BE FITTED WITH AED DEVICES
Xinhua29 Oct 2020, 01 GMT+10 BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Beijing plans to install automated external defibrillator (AED) devices in the city's 104 stations on seven subway lines by the end of this year in case of passenger emergencies, the Beijing Youth Daily reported Wednesday. At present, 22 stations on Line 1, and stations with massive passenger flows on Line 4, have completed the AED installation. By the end of 2022, all of the city's rail transit stations will be equipped with the lifesaving devices, said the newspaper, citing sources from local transport and health authorities. An...
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  INDIA TO THE FORE AS U.S. CONTINUES PUSHING BACK ON CHINA
ANI/Big News Network28 Oct 2020, 11:49 GMT+10 NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, the Indian capital, signing the foundational Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) and expanding their defence cooperation as visiting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the United States will stand with India as it confronts threats to its sovereignty and liberty, and referred to the sacrifice of 20 Indian soldiers who were killed in a clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley in June this year.After the 22 dialogue,...
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  CHINESE AND RUSSIAN SPONSORSHIP OF U.S. BROADCASTS TARGETED BY FCC
Voice of America28 Oct 2020, 07:48 GMT+10 WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio broadcasters to publicly disclose if any of their content is sponsored by foreign governments. The "American people deserve to know when a foreign government has paid for programming, or furnished it for free, so that viewers and listeners can better evaluate the value and accuracy of such programming," the proposal, which was released Monday, reads. According to the new requirements, broadcasters would be required to...
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  ISSUER DIRECT REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2020 RESULTS
ACCESSWIRE30 Oct 2020, 06:13 GMT+10 Platform and Technology Revenue Increased 33% to $3.6 million, 74% of Total Revenue; Year-over-Year EBITDA more than doubled to $1.4 Million, or 29% of revenueRALEIGH, NC / ACCESSWIRE / October 29, 2020 / (NYSE American:) (the 'Company'), an industry-leading and company, today reported its operating results for the three months ended September 30, 2020.Brian Balbirnie, CEO of Issuer Direct, commented, 'The third quarter was another record quarter for us in terms of operating income, EBITDA and customer wins, as we continue to capitalize on our virtual...
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  PACIFIC GREEN BUILDS OUT SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM APPOINTING XAVIER LARA AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER
ACCESSWIRE27 Oct 2020, 23:01 GMT+10 DOVER, DE / ACCESSWIRE / October 27, 2020 / Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the 'Company' or 'PGTK', (OTCQB:PGTK)) announces the appointment of Xavier Lara as Senior Vice President, Concentrated Solar Power, effective October 26, 2020.Xavier is one of the pre-eminent experts in the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) sector, with over twenty-five years' experience, including various senior-level roles for AELIUS Engineers and Consultants, Empresarios Agrupados, ACWA Power and NextEra Energy. Xavier joins Pacific Green having recently served as Project...
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