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‘I'm going to hug my mum tightly when I see her'

Tonight, Mr. Gold Poovan Devasagayam will finally get to hug his mother, whom he last saw nearly two years ago before he left for France.

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November 30, 2021

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR RACISM: ITTF

Table tennis body reacts after spectator hurls racial insult at Chinese player in Houston

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November 30, 2021

VACCINE RULES TANTAMOUNT TO ‘BLACKMAIL'

Djokovic’s dad blasts Tennis Australia, says nine-time champ may skip Melbourne Slam

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November 30, 2021

Taiwan and Europe must defend democracy together, says Tsai

Taiwan and Europe must work together to defend against authoritarianism and disinformation, President Tsai Ingwen told visiting lawmakers from the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia yesterday.

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November 30, 2021

Some adjust plans to dine out over fears of new virus variant

Some reschedule meals with friends, while eateries fret that rules will be tightened again

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November 30, 2021

Singapore, Malaysia aim to expand land VTL to general travellers

Talks will also begin on allowing S’pore cruise ships to call at Malaysian ports

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November 30, 2021

Shares of Macau casinos plunge amid arrests

Founder of gaming hub’s biggest junket operator among 11 people arrested

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November 30, 2021

Seoul delays easing curbs further amid rising cases, Omicron fears

South Korea yesterday said it has shelved plans to further relax Covid-19 curbs due to the strain on its healthcare system from rising hospitalisation and death rates as well as the threat posed by the new Omicron variant.

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November 30, 2021

PM Lee, Ismail discuss S'pore-Johor RTS Link, reviving HSR project

Republic open to fresh proposals from Malaysia on high-speed rail link to KL

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November 30, 2021

Philippines aims to vaccinate 9 million people in three days

Massive nationwide drive part of efforts to avoid possible surge due to Omicron variant

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November 30, 2021

Parents fret over twin threats even as Delhi schools reopen

Air pollution, Covid-19 still a worry but many want their kids to make up for learning losses

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November 30, 2021

New variant could cause S. Africa's daily cases to treble: Expert

The newly discovered Omicron variant is likely to fuel a surge in South Africa’s coronavirus cases, possibly causing daily infections to treble this week, a top epidemiologist warned yesterday.

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November 30, 2021

Man survives Guatemala-Miami flight hiding in landing gear compartment

A 26-year-old man survived a flight from Guatemala to Miami over the weekend after hiding in the airplane’s landing gear compartment, officials said.

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November 30, 2021

Horseback archery: Malaysians take a shot at ancient pastime

Riding a galloping horse under the blazing sun, Malaysian archer Zaharudin Rastam Yeop Mahidin fires an arrow at a target as a crowd cheers.

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November 30, 2021

Get SPL clubs adopted by districts to strengthen ties with community

Letter of the day

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November 30, 2021

From villain to hero, Tuchel praises his captain Jorginho

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel praised his captain Jorginho for overcoming a howler that gave Manchester United a breakaway goal and recovering his confidence to score a penalty that earned the English Premier League leaders a point on Sunday.

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November 30, 2021

Early childhood professionals lauded for their good work

New award also created to recognise their role in helping kids with developmental needs

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November 30, 2021

ComfortDelGro expands into construction logistics venture in China

Taxi operator ComfortDelGro yesterday said it has entered into a joint venture (JV) to start a transportation business delivering concrete in China.

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November 30, 2021

Celebrating close ties over Istana lunch

Menu, which had dishes loved by S’poreans and Malaysians, reflects close links: PM Lee

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November 30, 2021

Asia markets decline as jittery investors wait and see

No noticeable panic selling in the face of emerging info on Omicron virus variant

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November 30, 2021

Actors Chang Chen And Alyssa Chia Score First Wins

58th Golden Horse Awards

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November 29, 2021

Chan Wins After Par Save On Last Hole

Taiwanese delights in his first Asian Tour success in five years as Thai Sadom falters

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November 29, 2021

Firms To Adopt Digital Solutions, Innovate At New Kranji Facility

More than 40 SMEs will move to JTC development, set to be completed by Q1

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November 29, 2021

Greece Opens 2 More Holding Centres For Migrants As Part Of Tougher Policy

Greece has opened two more migrant holding centres on islands near Turkey as part of a tougher policy for managing migrant flows that has been criticised by rights groups.

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November 29, 2021

Jubilant Klopp Hails ‘Exceptional' Jota

With 21 goals in 46 appearances for Liverpool, Diogo Jota’s £41 million (S$75 million) transfer from Wolverhampton Wanderers in September last year has proven to be a snip.

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November 29, 2021

New Augmented Reality Centre For ITE College East Students

Mechanical engineering students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College East can pick up new skills in areas such as augmented reality (AR), with the opening of a new facility last week.

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November 29, 2021

Riot-Hit Solomon Islands' PM Vows To Defy Pressure To Resign

The Prime Minister of riot-hit Solomon Islands vowed yesterday to defy pressure to resign, saying violence that swept the capital had been orchestrated by a few people with “evil intention” to topple him.

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November 29, 2021

Singaporean Wins Young Sake Ambassador Award

Sake sommelier Oh Reuben Luke woke up to a pleasant surprise last month.

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November 29, 2021

Suu Kyi Due To Hear Verdict In Incitement Trial Tomorrow

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to hear the verdict in her incitement trial tomorrow, the first in a catalogue of judgments to be handed down in a junta court that could jail her for decades.

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The Straits Times
November 29, 2021

Vaccination Checks • People Cannot Be Left To Self-Regulate'

I agree with Mr Frank Lim Choo Beng that the onus is on diners to ensure that they are vaccinated before eating at hawker centres or coffee shops (Onus should be on diners to follow the rules, Nov 25).

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November 29, 2021

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