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December 10, 2022

China braces itself for Covid-19 surge after easing of curbs

Long lines at Beijing hospitals, fever meds and antigen test kits run out at pharmacies

3 mins

AXA Singapore to stop offering travel and home insurance

AXA Singapore is axing home and travel insurance just months after its abrupt exit from the motor and commercial insurance business.

2 mins

Razer gets $8.7m in damages in suit against IT vendor over data leak

Gaming hardware company Razer has won its lawsuit against an IT vendor over a data leak, and was awarded US$6.5 million (S$8.7 million) in damages by the High Court on Friday.

2 mins

Praise and criticism for Biden deal after prisoner exchange

President Joe Biden's move to exchange a notorious arms dealer for basketball star Brittney Griner, without a deal for former US Marine Paul Whelan, was celebrated by much of his party while opening him to criticism the deal was lopsided and risks detentions of more Americans abroad.

Praise and criticism for Biden deal after prisoner exchange

2 mins

China makes first delivery of locally built passenger jet

China on Friday announced the first delivery of its new domestically produced passenger jet, with the aircraft expected to make its commercial debut early in 2023.

China makes first delivery of locally built passenger jet

1 min

Britain sanctions 30 people over human rights abuse, corruption

Britain on Friday announced sanctions targeting 30 people around the world whom it described as \"corrupt political figures, human rights violators and perpetrators of conflict-related sexual violence\".

1 min

Anwar names 27 deputy ministers to complete his leadership team

They will be sworn in on Sat; Malaysian PM reaffirms pledge to fight corruption

2 mins

Four Chinese nationals in Australia charged over $135m scam

Australian police charged four Chinese nationals on Friday over an online investment scam based mainly in the United States, which the authorities said caused losses of more than US$100 million (S$135 million) worldwide.

1 min

Xi meets Gulf Arab leaders in milestone summit

Event showcases Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince as aspiring leader of Middle East

Xi meets Gulf Arab leaders in milestone summit

2 mins

Iran triggers outrage with first hanging linked to Mahsa Amini protests

Iran faced international condemnation on Friday, a day after carrying out its first known execution over the protests that have shaken the regime for nearly three months, leading to calls for even more demonstrations.

Iran triggers outrage with first hanging linked to Mahsa Amini protests

2 mins

Modi to skip summit after Putin's Ukraine N-bomb threats

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be holding an annual in-person summit with Mr Vladimir Putin after the Russian President threatened to use nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine, according to sources.

2 mins

US Congress passes Bill protecting same-sex marriages

Vote gives federal recognition amid concern that apex court could reverse support

US Congress passes Bill protecting same-sex marriages

2 mins

Pakistan, S'pore look at increasing exports in food, agricultural products

Pakistan and Singapore are looking forward to increasing exports in food and agricultural products, said the foreign ministers of both countries.

Pakistan, S'pore look at increasing exports in food, agricultural products

1 min

Credit Suisse raises $5.8b capital after wild ride

Credit Suisse Group completed a 4 billion franc (S$5.8 billion), two-pronged capital increase, giving chief executive officer Ulrich Koerner the funds needed to embark on a comprehensive restructuring of the troubled lender.

2 mins

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