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September 15, 2022

Xi lands in Kazakhstan in first trip abroad since pandemic hit

He will go on to meet Putin on sidelines of summit of Beijing-led bloc in Uzbekistan

Xi lands in Kazakhstan in first trip abroad since pandemic hit

2 mins

US mulling over options for China sanctions over Taiwan

The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to sources familiar with the discussions.

US mulling over options for China sanctions over Taiwan

2 mins

She's the first S'porean woman to swim across English Channel

Kimberly Kwek

She's the first S'porean woman to swim across English Channel

3 mins

Ukraine seeks to extend counter-attack against Russians

Zelensky visits front line while Moscow says forces hitting back against areas recaptured

Ukraine seeks to extend counter-attack against Russians

2 mins

At least 99 killed in Azerbaijan and Armenia border clashes

Azerbaijan and Armenia have resumed fighting at their border despite appeals from the US and France for them to respect a Russia-brokered ceasefire, resulting in the worst death toll since a 2020 war.

At least 99 killed in Azerbaijan and Armenia border clashes

1 min

People in India simply won't accept 10-rupee coins

Indian central bank has roped in Bollywood legend to encourage people to use coins

People in India simply won't accept 10-rupee coins

2 mins

Wind batters Chinese city as typhoon makes landfall

Powerful gales and torrential rains battered Zhoushan in eastern China on Wednesday, as Typhoon Muifa made landfall at the port city.

Wind batters Chinese city as typhoon makes landfall

1 min

Kelantan Sultan's queen consort holds first public engagement

The new queen consort of Malaysia's Kelantan state held her first public engagement on Tuesday, following her recent secret marriage to Sultan Muhammad V.

Kelantan Sultan's queen consort holds first public engagement

1 min

Large crowds gather in London to pay final respects to Queen

Lying-in-state takes place at Westminster Hall from Wednesday till next Monday

Large crowds gather in London to pay final respects to Queen

2 mins

Biden hails anti-inflation Act as food, rent prices rise

He touts law on drug price caps, electric vehicle grants and minimum corporate tax

Biden hails anti-inflation Act as food, rent prices rise

2 mins

US must play greater role in global semiconductor decisions: Blinken

The United States should take on a greater role in the global semiconductor industry for the sake of its economy and security, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday.

US must play greater role in global semiconductor decisions: Blinken

1 min

Tesla defends China presence as key to goal of making 20m cars yearly

Tesla chairman Robyn Denholm has defended the US electric carmaker's focus on China and plans to expand further there, saying that reaching a goal of making 20 million vehicles a year by 2030 will require manufacturing capabilities on every continent.

Tesla defends China presence as key to goal of making 20m cars yearly

1 min

Joe Biden's industrial policy is big, bold and fraught with difficulty

From semiconductors to electric vehicles, the American government is going into business

Joe Biden's industrial policy is big, bold and fraught with difficulty

4 mins

Go beyond national culture to understand mask-wearing behaviour in Singapore

I read Straits Times mobile editor Jeremy Au Yong's article, "What makes Singapore Singaporean? Society's unique cultural traits offer a clue" (Sept 11), in detail and reflected on it.

Go beyond national culture to understand mask-wearing behaviour in Singapore

1 min

NEW EXEC DUO JOIN SINGAPORE TURF CLUB

Dayle Brown and Soo Lai Kwok take up senior racing managerial roles at Kranji

NEW EXEC DUO JOIN SINGAPORE TURF CLUB

2 mins

Suns owner fined $14m and banned for misconduct

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was suspended for one year and fined US$10 million (S$14 million) by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Tuesday, following an independent investigation into allegations over workplace misconduct.

Suns owner fined $14m and banned for misconduct

1 min

Wasteful Barcelona incur wrath of Xavi

Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez criticised his team's inability to convert their opportunities on Tuesday after losing 2-0 at Bayern Munich in a Champions League game which he insisted his men had "dominated".

Wasteful Barcelona incur wrath of Xavi

1 min

Crowds cheer twin Sri Lankan sports wins

The streets of Sri Lanka's capital have been jammed with crowds in recent months, as rage over an economic meltdown led to protests that dethroned a long-ruling political dynasty.

Crowds cheer twin Sri Lankan sports wins

3 mins

Singaporean CEO and lawyer joins the ranks of K-pop stars

Businessman David Yong is the latest artist to sign up with the same agency handling hit K-pop girl group Mamamooo

Singaporean CEO and lawyer joins the ranks of K-pop stars

4 mins

Queen's death puts The Crown on Netflix's Top 10 chart

The first season of Netflix series The Crown (2016 to present) has cracked the Top 10 chart after the death of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen's death puts The Crown on Netflix's Top 10 chart

1 min

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