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India readies a domestic open network e-commerce rival for Amazon and Walmart

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 17:47
May 14, 2022 5:47 PM

The government-backed Open Network for Digital Commerce is positioned to rival Amazon and Flipkart in India.

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Indonesians hit hard by rising inflation

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 17:32
May 14, 2022 5:32 PM

In April alone, gasoline prices spiked by nearly 40% and prices of household items surged too with a tax hike.

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Goldman agrees to settle suit over Malaysia's 1MDB fund for S$110.6 million

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 16:32
May 14, 2022 4:32 PM

The money will be used to pay for "compliance activities" at the bank.

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It takes two to mango: climate change, higher costs threaten India’s ‘king of fruits’

SCMP Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 16:30
Mangoes are an integral part of Indian history, culture, mythology and religion. But extreme temperatures and unseasonal rains have badly dented harvests.
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Two decades 'long enough' for elderly Thai man who kept dead wife's body out of love

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 16:30
May 14, 2022 4:30 PM

His has been branded an 'endless love story' by those who have come to know of the case.

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Trio jailed for Hong Kong's priciest art heist

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 16:13
May 14, 2022 4:13 PM

The three carried out a record-breaking $887 million art heist.

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After a decade of growth, Malaysia's DAP in danger of brain drain

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 16:08
May 14, 2022 4:08 PM

Ouster of three Oxbridge MPs at the Democratic Action Party's party polls may mark a turn to populist politics. 

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India's proposed star-based rating system for packaged food a 'disaster in the making'

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 15:58
May 14, 2022 3:58 PM

The front-of-package labelling system is intended to deter consumption of unhealthy processed food.

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India's proposed star-rating system for packaged food a 'disaster in the making'

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 15:58
May 14, 2022 3:58 PM

NEW DELHI - Health experts and consumer rights advocates in India are up in arms about a proposed star-based, front-of-package labelling (FOPL) system intended to deter consumption of unhealthy processed food.

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Sri Lanka eases curfew as new PM seeks to form cabinet

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 15:56
May 14, 2022 3:56 PM

The government lifted the curfew from 6am (8.30am Singapore time) on Saturday until 6pm.

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Coronavirus: Singapore citizens dashing to apply for passports as borders reopen

SCMP Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 15:30
The number of passport applications has spiked to more than 7,000 a day, peaking at 14,000 – that compares with about 2,000 a day before the pandemic.
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Malaysian job scam victim tells of 'prison', beatings in Myanmar

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 14:50
May 14, 2022 2:50 PM

Trafficked people from Malaysia, Taiwan and China are being held in prison-like conditions, the victim said.

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North Korea: Covid outbreak a great disaster, says Kim Jong-un

BBC Asia News - Sat, 2022-05-14 13:44
North Korea's leader blames the outbreak on bureaucratic and medical incompetence.
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Biden hails ‘new era’ in US-Asean ties, as summit closes with wide-ranging pledge

SCMP Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 13:22
Joint statement includes deal to ensure freedom of navigation in the South China Sea – often a source of US-China confrontation.
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Ukraine war: India prohibits wheat exports, supplies already constrained by Russia-Ukraine conflict to be affected

SCMP Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 13:10
The world was counting on India, the second-largest wheat producer to alleviate supply constraints sparked by the war in Ukraine.
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Shanghai hunkers down for final Covid-19 battle

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 12:28
May 14, 2022 12:28 PM

The city hopes to come out of its six-week-old lockdown later this month.

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Australia's PM vows to 'empathise' more if re-elected

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 12:01
May 14, 2022 12:01 PM

He has been accused by the opposition of making a desperate political manoeuvre.

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Australia election: who’s leading, is Morrison or Albanese tougher on China, why has the PM been called a ‘bully’?

SCMP Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 12:00
Opinion polls suggest Anthony Albanese’s Labor party is ahead of incumbent PM Scott Morrison’s ruling conservative coalition, but surveys have not been a good predictor of election outcomes.
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Coronavirus: North Korea’s Kim Jong-un says Covid-19 ‘great turmoil’ as 21 new deaths reported

SCMP Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 11:15
Kim Jong-un ripped into senior ruling party and government officials over what he described as a serious lapse in national efforts to fend off Covid-19.
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India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect

Straits Times Asian News - Sat, 2022-05-14 11:02
May 14, 2022 11:02 AM

MUMBAI (REUTERS) - India has prohibited wheat exports with immediate effect, the government said in a notification late on Friday (May 13), as the world's second-biggest wheat producer tries to calm local prices.

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