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Germany's BioNTech, which developed a coronavirus vaccine with US giant Pfizer in record time, said Monday it aimed to start trialling a malaria vaccine next year using the same breakthrough mRNA technology.
It would have been wrong to treat all KTV operators who wanted to pivot to food & beverage (F&B) activities as "crooks", said K Shanmugam.
Triumphant weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will now forget the years of exile, sacrifice, training and nutrition that took her to the Philippines' first Olympic gold by tucking into her favourite sweet passions, cheesecake and bubble tea.
A 38-year-old man who sexually assaulted his girlfriend's young daughter was on Monday (26 July) jailed for 12-and-a-half years with 15 strokes of the cane.
Singapore paddler Feng Tianwei kickstarted her fourth Olympic appearance with a 4-1 women's singles victory over Spain's Maria Xiao.
The Ministry of Health on Monday (26 July) reported 135 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 64,314.
The United States said Monday it would maintain restrictions on international travel into the country, sidestepping European pressure, pointing to a surge of cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant at home and abroad.
Hong Kong's Olympic delegation on Monday came to the defence of a badminton player who was criticised by Chinese nationalist politicians for wearing a black T-shirt at the Tokyo Games.
Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has recently submitted the required safety data for its CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine as part of its application for the Pandemic Special Access Route approval, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said.
The “boyfriend/girlfriend” category for entry into Singapore that was introduced during the pandemic had to be removed due to cases of abuse by applicants, Minister K Shanmugam said .
Hundreds of junior doctors at state-run Malaysian hospitals staged walkouts Monday demanding better conditions as the country faces its worst coronavirus outbreak yet.
The leading cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, surged overnight reaching $39,000, a level it hasn't reached since last June. The reason? It appears to be tied to the circulation of a rumor that Amazon is considering accepting some cryptocurrencies as payment by the end of the year.
Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history on Monday when she became the first athlete from the Philippines to win an Olympic gold medal.
Losses at India's Tata Motors narrowed between April and June, boosted by a 108-percent jump in revenues, the company said Monday, even as Covid-19 lockdowns and semi-conductor shortages hit its bottom line.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Monday visited the disputed Kuril Islands and said authorities wanted to establish a free economic zone there, sparking a protest from Japan.The Kurils, which lie north of Japan's Hokkaido island, have been controlled by Moscow since they were seized by Soviet troops in the dying days of World War II.
Myanmar's junta on Monday cancelled the results of 2020 polls won by Aung San Suu Kyi's party, announcing they were not "free and fair" almost six months after deposing the Nobel laureate in a coup.
Those who are not fully vaccinated could soon be disallowed from dining in at restaurants or using gyms, said Finance Minister Lawrence Wong on Monday (26 July).
Singapore shuttler Loh Kean Yew opened his men's singles Olympic campaign with a 21-15, 21-12 win over Aram Mahmoud from the Refugee Olympic Team.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hailed his signature drug war policy Monday, but lamented there was a "long way" to go in the controversial crackdown that has killed thousands of people.
The central African state of Equatorial Guinea announced Monday it was closing its embassy in London after Britain imposed sanctions against the son of its veteran president over corruption allegations.