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Pandemic deepened political divisions in most nations - but not in Singapore, survey finds

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 12:44
August 12, 2022 12:44 PM

Most respondents in Singapore, Hungary, Israel and Sweden felt that their country's handling of the coronavirus showed their nations' strengths.

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The future of work in a post-Covid world: Daily Star contributor

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 12:20
August 12, 2022 12:20 PM

The writer says companies must create a new, human-centric model for the hybrid environment.

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Putting the pedal on electric vehicles: Kathmandu Post

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 12:20
August 12, 2022 12:20 PM

The paper says it is doubtful that buyers will embrace electric vehicles until they can match the convenience of conventional vehicles.

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Indian, Pakistani siblings reunite 75 years after countries' partition

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 12:01
August 12, 2022 12:01 PM

After numerous phone calls and the assistance of Pakistani YouTuber Nasir Dhillon, Sika was able to be reunited with Sadiq.

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New Zealand rescuers tries to save 10 stranded dolphins

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:48
August 12, 2022 11:48 AM

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - Rescuers in New Zealand were on Friday (Aug 12) trying to save 10 dolphins stranded on a remote beach, soaking them with buckets of water until the tide comes in to hopefully take them back out to sea.

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Two jailed for clash that led to rare Hong Kong protest death

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:47
August 12, 2022 11:47 AM

HONG KONG (AFP) - A Hong Kong court on Friday (Aug 12) jailed two young men in relation to a violent clash during the city's political unrest in 2019 that killed an elderly man.

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La Nina set to continue, possibly weaken in coming months: US forecaster

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:45
August 12, 2022 11:45 AM

La Nina conditions occur every three to five  years.

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Shanghai finds first Covid cases in a week; Hainan stays elevated

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:07
August 12, 2022 11:07 AM

Financial hub reports 7 infections, snapping seven-day zero streak.

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Samsung's Lee Jae-yong pardoned by South Korea, may rejoin board

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:06
August 12, 2022 11:06 AM

Samsung's shares rose 1.3 per cent in Seoul on the news.

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Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong, convicted of bribery, gets South Korean presidential pardon

SCMP Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 11:06
The justice ministry said the billionaire will be ‘reinstated’ to give him a chance to ‘contribute to overcoming the economic crisis’ of the country.
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'Hopeless': Chinese homebuyers run out of patience with developers

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 10:51
August 12, 2022 10:51 AM

Many have stopped mortgage payments, fearing they may never possess the units they bought.

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Lee Jae-yong: Why South Korea just pardoned the Samsung 'prince'

BBC Asia News - Fri, 2022-08-12 10:29
Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.
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Philippine tycoon and Duterte supporter Uy's business may face $959m debt bill

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 09:59
August 12, 2022 9:59 AM

Company owes Bank of China’s units in Manila, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Japanese lawmaker meets Myanmar junta as Tokyo calls for filmmaker's release

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 09:43
August 12, 2022 9:43 AM

Toru Kubota was arrested on July 30 as he was filming a protest.

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New Zealand welcomes back first cruise ship since Covid-19 pandemic began

SCMP Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 08:59
The Pacific Explorer docked in Auckland with about 2,000 guests and crew as part of a 12-day return trip to Fiji that left from Sydney.
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Malaysia to table political funding Bill in October

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 08:07
August 12, 2022 8:07 AM

Currently, there are no laws to regulate and monitor political funds.

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Who is Sir Ganga Ram and why his legacy lives on in India and Pakistan?

BBC Asia News - Fri, 2022-08-12 07:50
Hospitals built by Sir Ganga Ram still exist in both countries but not much is known about him.
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Hong Kong's population drops by record as people flee Covid-19 curbs

Straits Times Asian News - Fri, 2022-08-12 07:48
August 12, 2022 7:48 AM

Some 121,500 left, trimming the population to 7.29 million.

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Darlings: Bollywood's dark comedy on domestic violence wows India

BBC Asia News - Fri, 2022-08-12 07:44
Darlings, starring Alia Bhatt, is the story of a young couple in love - and violence and revenge.
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Why Hong Kong is seeking solace in Cantopop

BBC Asia News - Fri, 2022-08-12 07:42
Traumatised by political upheaval, Hong Kongers are reviving their interest in local pop music.
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