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November 09, 2022

US votes with Biden agenda at stake and Trump in the wings

Americans headed to the polls on Tuesday in the midterm elections, in which Republicans are chasing a congressional majority that would hobble Democratic President Joe Biden's agenda and serve as a springboard for another White House run by Mr Donald Trump.

US votes with Biden agenda at stake and Trump in the wings

3 mins

In Georgia, Senate control may come down to economy and inflation woes

Two weeks ago, when a man broke into a church building in the gentrifying neighbourhood of Pittsburgh in Atlanta, Georgia, it was not computers he took but food.

In Georgia, Senate control may come down to economy and inflation woes

3 mins

Anwar received with fanfare in Tambun, but victory not certain

Pakatan Harapan (PH) president Anwar Ibrahim's procession to the Tambun nomination centre on Saturday was accompanied by a motley crew of percussionists.

Anwar received with fanfare in Tambun, but victory not certain

2 mins

Mentor-protege clash opposition set to test hold in Gombak

In 2020, Datuk Seri Azmin defected from PKR and the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, and will now defend the seat as a member of rival Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), which leads the Perikatan Nasional alliance.

Mentor-protege clash opposition set to test hold in Gombak

2 mins

Tourists and foreigners living here paid half of GST in 2018 and 2019

Tourists and foreigners in Singapore accounted for close to $3 billion, or about half of the net annual goods and services tax (GST) paid by households and individuals in 2018 and 2019, Senior Minister of State for Finance Chee Hong Tat said on Tuesday.

Tourists and foreigners living here paid half of GST in 2018 and 2019

2 mins

Jokowi readies G-20 deals to showcase Indonesia's growing clout

Indonesian President seeking to leave behind a legacy of growth and investment

Jokowi readies G-20 deals to showcase Indonesia's growing clout

3 mins

S'pore helps direct rescue of 305 people from sinking ship off coast of Vietnam

They have safely arrived in Vung Tau after being picked up by a Japan-flagged vessel

S'pore helps direct rescue of 305 people from sinking ship off coast of Vietnam

1 min

At least 15,000 killed by heat in Europe this year: WHO

At least 15,000 people have died in Europe because of hot weather in 2022 so far, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, with Spain and Germany among the worst-affected countries.

At least 15,000 killed by heat in Europe this year: WHO

1 min

Ukraine to fight on as US calls for talks

Kyiv wants 'genuine' dialogue, says Russia must first relinquish occupied territor

Ukraine to fight on as US calls for talks

3 mins

HK to host more events while keeping Covid-19 rules, says city's leader

Hong Kong will not scrap its policy of placing limited restrictions on new arrivals, but will implement special rules to host big international events, the city's leader said, dashing hopes for an immediate easing of Covid-19 curbs.

HK to host more events while keeping Covid-19 rules, says city's leader

1 min

Myanmar rebels risk life and limb to produce DIY weapons

Such munitions are more bark than bite but still lethal and can demoralise army

Myanmar rebels risk life and limb to produce DIY weapons

3 mins

Police launch probe into failed assassination bid on ex-PM Khan

Pakistani police on Tuesday launched a criminal investigation into a failed assassination attempt on former prime minister Imran Khan, saying one shooter was involved - against Mr Khan's assertion that there were two of them.

Police launch probe into failed assassination bid on ex-PM Khan

1 min

Father sues debate association over son's suicide

31-year-old died a day after claims of sexual misconduct against him were made public

Father sues debate association over son's suicide

3 mins

New national plan to support, uplift families at different stages

It includes more help for ageing families, portal to boost access to adoption matters

New national plan to support, uplift families at different stages

3 mins

Fortunes of China's super rich plunge as economy slows

11% fall in number making it to Hurun list; their total wealth drops 18%

Fortunes of China's super rich plunge as economy slows

2 mins

S'pore ranks 5th among 30 economies in Sustainable Trade Index

Republic performs well on trade costs and openness, and in exchange rate stability

S'pore ranks 5th among 30 economies in Sustainable Trade Index

2 mins

CASH COVE IN THE ZONE FOR ANOTHER PAYDAY

Alwin Tan-trained gelding catches the eye on the track

CASH COVE IN THE ZONE FOR ANOTHER PAYDAY

3 mins

Griffin helps buck Milwaukee's winning trend

9-1 - After a franchise record nine-game winning run to start the NBA season, the Milwaukee Bucks' streak was finally ended by the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.

Griffin helps buck Milwaukee's winning trend

2 mins

Azam's form crucial for Pakistan in T20 semis

Pakistan's best is yet to come and struggling skipper Babar Azam is due \"something very special\" in their cricket Twenty-20 World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Wednesday, team mentor Matthew Hayden warned.

Azam's form crucial for Pakistan in T20 semis

2 mins

NEYMAR READY TO FINALLY COME GOOD

His form and attitude signal Brazil have great chance of winning a sixth World Cup

NEYMAR READY TO FINALLY COME GOOD

2 mins

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