NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid

NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid

NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid
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NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid

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US says UN COVID-19 meeting is stage for Chinese 'propaganda'

US says UN COVID-19 meeting is stage for Chinese 'propaganda'
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The United States on Wednesday claimed a United Nations meeting of world leaders on ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:31:13 +0800

Biden set to revamp US trade tactics - but not policy

Biden set to revamp US trade tactics - but not policy
CNA

President-elect Joe Biden undoubtedly has plans to roll back many of President Donald Trump's ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:19:38 +0800

Commentary: Need to get something done? Get into the right zone

Commentary: Need to get something done? Get into the right zone
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We associate the term "getting in the zone" to mean an intense, productive period ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:10:39 +0800

Commentary: How trendsetting brand Topshop fell behind the times

Commentary: How trendsetting brand Topshop fell behind the times
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The stalwart of teen and 20-something fashion was too fixated on brick-and-mortar retail, says ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:10:38 +0800

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo strongly criticised Turkey at a NATO ministerial meeting, ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:08:07 +0800

Germany to extend COVID-19 restrictions until Jan 10: Merkel

Germany to extend COVID-19 restrictions until Jan 10: Merkel
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Germany will extend restrictive measures designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus until ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 06:02:41 +0800

France new COVID-19 cases above 14,000, hospitalisations down

France new COVID-19 cases above 14,000, hospitalisations down
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French health authorities on Wednesday reported 14,064 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 05:04:54 +0800

Biden will have to make early decision on North Korea: Adviser

Biden will have to make early decision on North Korea: Adviser
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The incoming U.S. administration will have to make an early decision on what approach ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:49:14 +0800

Fossil fuel production far exceeds climate targets, UN says

Fossil fuel production far exceeds climate targets, UN says
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The world's governments plan to produce more than double the amount of coal, oil ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 04:15:13 +0800

UN chief says US leadership key to fight climate emergency

UN chief says US leadership key to fight climate emergency
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Wednesday (Dec 2) that humanity is waging ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:59:34 +0800

Iran watchdog passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting UN inspections

Iran watchdog passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting UN inspections
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Iran's Guardian Council watchdog body approved a law on Wednesday (Dec 2) that obliges ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:49:05 +0800

EU criticises 'hasty' UK approval of COVID-19 vaccine

EU criticises 'hasty' UK approval of COVID-19 vaccine
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The European Union criticised Britain's rapid approval of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine on ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 02:07:40 +0800

WHO reviewing Pfizer vaccine for possible emergency listing: Statement

WHO reviewing Pfizer vaccine for possible emergency listing: Statement
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The World Health Organization said on Wednesday (Dec 2) it had received data from Pfizer and ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:41:16 +0800

Moderna CEO expects emergency use nod for COVID-19 vaccine shortly after FDA's Dec 17 meet

Moderna CEO expects emergency use nod for COVID-19 vaccine shortly after FDA's Dec 17 meet
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Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine could get emergency use authorization within 24 to 72 hours ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 01:02:37 +0800

UK PM Johnson might take COVID-19 shot on TV, but won't jump queue: Press secretary

UK PM Johnson might take COVID-19 shot on TV, but won't jump queue: Press secretary
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson might be persuaded to take a COVID-19 vaccination on ...

  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 00:15:50 +0800

Germany to keep restaurants, hotels closed until Jan 10: Sources

Germany to keep restaurants, hotels closed until Jan 10: Sources
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Germany is planning to extend restrictions on restaurants and hotels until Jan. 10, sources ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:54:33 +0800

Putin orders Russia to begin mass COVID-19 vaccinations

Putin orders Russia to begin mass COVID-19 vaccinations
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MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian authorities on Wednesday (Dec 2) to begin mass ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 23:07:01 +0800

2020 likely world's second-hottest year, UN says

2020 likely world's second-hottest year, UN says
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This year is on track to be the second hottest on record, behind 2016, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:51:02 +0800

EU stops short of advising against holiday travel over COVID-19

EU stops short of advising against holiday travel over COVID-19
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BRUSSELS: As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:48:52 +0800

Climate change biggest threat to natural World Heritage sites

Climate change biggest threat to natural World Heritage sites
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Climate change has become the biggest threat to UN-listed natural world heritage sites like ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:29:23 +0800

WeChat blocks Australian prime minister in doctored image dispute

WeChat blocks Australian prime minister in doctored image dispute
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The Chinese social media platform WeChat blocked a message by Australia Prime Minister Scott ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:16:14 +0800

WHO tightens guidelines on mask-wearing in COVID-19 areas

WHO tightens guidelines on mask-wearing in COVID-19 areas
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GENEVA: People living in areas with where COVID-19 is spreading should always wear masks ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:04:18 +0800

COVID-19 vaccinations in Germany will take over a year: Expert panel head

COVID-19 vaccinations in Germany will take over a year: Expert panel head
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It will take until 2022 to vaccinate the whole population of Germany against COVID-19 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:58:26 +0800

EU warns of risks of COVID-19 vaccine race after UK approval of Pfizer shot

EU warns of risks of COVID-19 vaccine race after UK approval of Pfizer shot
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BRUSSELS: The European Union's drug watchdog and lawmakers warned against hasty approvals of COVID-19 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:40:07 +0800

Interpol warns that COVID-19 vaccines could be targeted by criminals

Interpol warns that COVID-19 vaccines could be targeted by criminals
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PARIS: The Interpol global police co-ordination agency warned on Wednesday (Dec 2) that organised ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:05:36 +0800

Biden vows no quick rollback of Trump's China tariffs

Biden vows no quick rollback of Trump's China tariffs
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NEW YORK: Joe Biden will not immediately cancel the Phase 1 trade agreement that President ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:04:42 +0800

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India
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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka and southern India battened down the hatches for the second time ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:52:04 +0800

Japan residents to get free COVID-19 vaccine

Japan residents to get free COVID-19 vaccine
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TOKYO: Japan will give free COVID-19 vaccines to all of its residents under a ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:50:54 +0800

COVID-19: France to make borders checks to stop people skiing abroad

COVID-19: France to make borders checks to stop people skiing abroad
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PARIS: France will make random borders checks to stop people getting infected with COVID-19 ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:46:27 +0800

UK's Johnson hails 'fantastic' news of vaccine authorisation

UK's Johnson hails 'fantastic' news of vaccine authorisation
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LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it was "fantastic" that the country's medicines ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:00:37 +0800

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use, first in the world

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use, first in the world
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LONDON: Britain on Wednesday (Dec 2) became the first country in the world to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:27:49 +0800

No local COVID-19 cases for weeks, Australia's New South Wales resumes dancing, religious services

No local COVID-19 cases for weeks, Australia's New South Wales resumes dancing, religious services
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Australia's most populous state said that from Monday it would remove limits on the ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:04:31 +0800

Biden would not immediately remove Phase 1 trade agreement with China: Report

Biden would not immediately remove Phase 1 trade agreement with China: Report
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NEW YORK: United States President-elect Joe Biden has said that he will not immediately act ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:14:44 +0800

Backing Australia, US State Department says China hit 'new low' with doctored image

Backing Australia, US State Department says China hit 'new low' with doctored image
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SYDNEY: The United States has called China's use of a digitally manipulated image of ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:56:52 +0800

New Zealand declares climate emergency, promises carbon neutral government by 2025

New Zealand declares climate emergency, promises carbon neutral government by 2025
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WELLINGTON: New Zealand promised its public sector would become carbon neutral by 2025 as ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:51:35 +0800

Trump vows defence Bill veto unless Internet liability shield scrapped

Trump vows defence Bill veto unless Internet liability shield scrapped
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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (Dec 1) he will veto the National ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:48:36 +0800

Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump teased running again for president in 2024 as he hosted ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:38:43 +0800

US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme

US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme
CNA

WASHINGTON: The United States Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funnelling ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:03:05 +0800

US plans for first COVID-19 vaccines as pandemic deaths surge again

US plans for first COVID-19 vaccines as pandemic deaths surge again
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WASHINGTON: Top US health officials announced plans on Tuesday to begin vaccinating Americans against ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:49:38 +0800

Biden pledges help 'on the way' for US economy

Biden pledges help 'on the way' for US economy
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WILMINGTON, Delaware: President-elect Joe Biden presented his economic team on Tuesday (Dec 1) and pledged ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:16:11 +0800

CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test

CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test
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WASHINGTON: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is set to shorten the recommended ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 09:21:32 +0800

Parliamentarians from 18 countries urge Hong Kong to intervene in China detention case

Parliamentarians from 18 countries urge Hong Kong to intervene in China detention case
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More than 150 parliamentarians from 18 countries have called on Hong Kong leader Carrie ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 09:05:11 +0800

Australia's prime minister sends WeChat message to Chinese diaspora in spat

Australia's prime minister sends WeChat message to Chinese diaspora in spat
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SYDNEY: Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has used Chinese social media platform WeChat to ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:42:40 +0800

US prosecutors investigating potential scheme to pay bribe for Trump pardon

US prosecutors investigating potential scheme to pay bribe for Trump pardon
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WASHINGTON: The United States Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funnelling ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:28:59 +0800