The Straits Times - June 10, 2022
The Straits Times - June 10, 2022
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In this issue
June 10, 2022
S’pore, China sign defence pacts to boost education, academic exchanges
Reaffirming commitment to boost bilateral defence tie-ups
US-China ties in focus as Shangri-La Dialogue returns
Russian invasion of Ukraine also set to be in spotlight at security summit
Japan keen to work with Asean on after-effects of Ukraine war
PM Kishida also plans to invite Asean leaders to his country for a summit to mark 50 years of ties
Delhi, Hanoi deepen defence ties, with eye on Beijing
Mutual logistics agreement part of India’s aim to step up maritime presence in Indo-Pacific
China’s top Taiwan affairs official may be next foreign minister
Former ambassador to UN Liu Jieyi emerges as top contender to succeed Wang Yi
Parts of Shanghai in lockdown again; new cases pop up in Beijing
A fresh Covid-19 alert was in force in Beijing and Shanghai yesterday after parts of China’s largest economic hub imposed new lockdown restrictions.
Malaysia to set up chicken ‘stockpiles’ to tackle shortage
Malaysia said yesterday that it will seek to stock up on chicken as part of measures to secure domestic supplies and control rising food prices, amid a ban on exports of the poultry.
Ukraine says troops holding on to key eastern city, advance in south
Forces in Sievierodonetsk say they need more artillery to offset Russia’s firepower
US asks if China and Russia favour their ties over world security
Diplomat faults their vetoes of more UN sanctions on N. Korea
Climate change erased a fifth of vulnerable nations’ wealth: Report
Climate-vulnerable countries said research shows disasters and weather patterns driven by global warming have wiped out around a fifth of their economic growth, amid growing calls for funding to help nations hammered by weather extremes.
US House passes gun control Bill but Senate set to defeat it
The US House on Wednesday voted nearly along party lines to bar the sale of semi-automatic weapons to people under the age of 21 and ban the sale of large-capacity magazines, acting as traumatised parents of victims and survivors of mass shootings made wrenching appeals for Congress to act on gun violence.
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A train bell rouses a Thai grandmother dozing at her fruit and flower stall, sending her rushing to fold in her awning before the locomotive slowly rumbles past, so close that it almost touches her wares.
Global push to drive down cost of technology to remove CO2
Money flowing into emerging CO2 removal technologies; five global firms pledge to buy carbon removal offsets
Big jump in clean hydrogen projects, but challenges remain
Across the globe, there are ambitious plans to ramp up production of hydrogen fuel, which is increasingly regarded as a key part of the global clean energy economy that will power nations while cutting polluting greenhouse gas emissions.
Furore over sex offender’s presence at young girls’ fashion walk
Man convicted of having sex with minor took part in last Saturday’s event while out on bail
Lakepoint’s collective sale tender closes with no bid; private treaty talks to come
Lakepoint Condominium closed its collective sale tender without bids and is now entering into private treaty negotiations with interested parties, said exclusive marketing agency PropNex Realty in a statement on Wednesday.
Units at Cape Royale in Sentosa to be up for sale, 9 years after completion
Launch tipped for end of June; call for marketing proposals understood to have been made
ECB to raise rates by quarter point in July, signals larger hike ahead
Decisions follow unexpectedly steep surge in euro-area inflation
$22b fall in Top Glove’s market value since height of pandemic
Glove maker’s profit hit by factors like softer demand as world learns to live with Covid-19
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Boston bounce back to triumph 116-100 in Game 3 and take a 2-1 series lead at home
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