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GE2020: PAP wins with reduced vote share of 61.24%; WP claims two GRCs including new Sengkang GRC

10 hours 51 min ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) has clinched 61.24 per cent of the votes in this year’s General Election, but a swing to the Opposition saw the Workers’ Party (WP) make inroads into Parliament by claiming its second Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in polls held amid the COVID-19 ...

6 US states see record surges in COVID-19 cases, Florida becomes epicentre

10 hours 59 min ago
Florida confirmed its place as an emerging epicenter of the COVID pandemic in the United States on Friday by reporting its second sharpest daily rise in cases, while Walt Disney Co. prepared to reopen its flagship theme park in Orlando to the chagrin of some employees.

COVID-19 exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

11 hours 8 min ago
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a clash among medical experts over disease transmission that stretches back nearly a century - to the very origins of germ theory.

GE2020: PAP has a ‘clear mandate’, but popular vote share ‘not as high’ as hoped: PM Lee

11 hours 8 min ago
SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) has a “clear mandate”, but the percentage of the popular vote is not as high as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had hoped for, he said following the results of the 2020 General Election (GE). The PAP won 83 out of 93 seats in Parliament, and 61.2 per cent ...

Amazon.com bans, then un-bans TikTok app from employee mobile devices

11 hours 28 min ago
Amazon.com Inc has requested employees remove the TikTok video sharing app from their mobile devices by July 10 over "security risks," according to a memo to employees seen by Reuters.

A lower-priced Ferrari? The Ferrari Roma makes its debut in Singapore

11 hours 31 min ago
Ferrari’s new grand tourer is priced from S$888,000 (exclusive of COE), making it the second most 'affordable' Prancing Horse after the Portofino.

Tesla to hold annual shareholder meet and 'Battery Day' on Sep 22

11 hours 48 min ago
Tesla Inc will hold its annual shareholder meeting in person on Sept. 22 at its Fremont factory in California, the electric carmaker said on Friday.

Thinking of deep cleaning your home? Here’s what you need to look out for

11 hours 52 min ago
Cleaning experts in Singapore share their tips on keeping viruses and germs at bay indoors.

Football: Relentless Real can almost touch title after eighth win in a row

11 hours 54 min ago
Real Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title in three years by beating free-falling Alaves 2-0 at home on Friday, overcoming a number of high-profile absences to secure their eighth consecutive victory.

Football: Premier League contacts clubs over need for distancing during games, report says

11 hours 54 min ago
The Premier League has contacted all 20 clubs in England's top-flight regarding their players' failure to adhere to social distancing guidelines during water breaks and goal celebrations, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday (Jul 10).

Prosecutors may not get Trump tax records until after election, experts say

12 hours 9 min ago
New York City prosecutors are very likely to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns after a major US Supreme Court ruling, but it may not happen before the Nov. 3 election if he argues in lower courts as expected that their request was too broad and made in bad faith, legal experts said.

Commentary: Controversies over COVID-19 research show the messy progress of science

12 hours 11 min ago
The scrutiny and subsequent retraction of papers on coronavirus drugs indicate that science is working, says an observer.

Commentary: I’m not going to the pub just yet

12 hours 11 min ago
COVID-19 guidance may make British pubs more welcoming, but many still hesitate dropping by for a drink, says the Financial Times' Henry Mance.

Catfish, betta and flower horn: How COVID-19 spawned interest in fish keeping among Indonesians

12 hours 11 min ago
JAKARTA: When Teguh Satrio chanced upon a video on breeding dozens of catfish in a plastic bucket in late May, he was intrigued. “All it took to breed catfish was a space no bigger than a bucket? Is that true?”  “I found myself browsing article after article on how to breed catfish. I spent hours ...

GE2020: Workers’ Party candidates need to keep their feet 'firmly grounded', says Pritam Singh

12 hours 11 min ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers’ Party's candidates need to keep their feet "firmly grounded" after poll results which saw it take a second Group Representation Constituency, party chief and now leader of the opposition Pritam Singh said on Saturday (Jul 11). “Indeed, I’m very grateful to all the voters in ...

Commentary: Is national security a good reason to ban TikTok?

12 hours 11 min ago
Indian and US lawmakers may be influenced by factors beyond national security in cracking down on TikTok, say observers.

Premier League contacts clubs over need for distancing during games - report

12 hours 41 min ago
The Premier League has contacted all 20 clubs in England's top-flight regarding their players' failure to adhere to social distancing guidelines during water breaks and goal celebrations, the Telegraph newspaper reported https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2020/07/10/exclusive-government-warns ...

GE2020: Workers' Party retains Aljunied GRC with wider margin against PAP

12 hours 46 min ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers’ Party (WP) has retained Aljunied GRC with 59.93 per cent of the vote against the 40.07 per cent garnered by the People’s Action Party (PAP). The WP team got 85,603 votes versus the PAP's 57,244 votes. There were 1,582 rejected votes. The WP’s margin of victory this time is ...

Batman to get new spinoff police TV series on streaming platform HBO Max

12 hours 48 min ago
HBO Max said the original drama series would be produced by Matt Reeves, director of the upcoming Warner Bros movie The Batman that stars Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader with no special superpowers.

Johnny Depp calls ex-wife Amber Heard or friend defecating in their bed a 'fitting end' to marriage

12 hours 51 min ago
Heard, who has also been in court for Depp's appearances in the witness box, is due to give evidence herself next week as is Depp's former long-term partner Vanessa Paradis and ex-girlfriend, actress Winona Ryder.

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