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The American dictionary of reference Merriam-Webster on Monday revealed "vaccine" to be its word of the year for 2021, reflecting both the hopes and deep divisions sparked by vaccination as the world wrestled with year two of the Covid-19 pandemic.
India's parliament voted Monday to scrap agricultural reform laws that sparked a year of huge protests by farmers, after a surprise U-turn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Louis Vuitton will present the final collection by designer Virgil Abloh in Miami on Tuesday, following his death from cancer at the age of 41.
Travellers from South Africa face difficulties getting out of the country as nations impose restrictions on them
Six individuals have been issued a warning by the police for being involved in an illegal protest outside the Ministry of Education headquarters earlier this year.
Jack Dorsey, who stepped down as CEO of the social media giant Twitter Monday, is perhaps best known as the man who kicked former US president Donald Trump off the platform he used to court supporters and attack his critics.
Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (22 to 28 November):
Cheng Lee Meng, 62, first claimed he was conducting "works", then “prayers”, then later it was for pandan leaves.
India's central bank said on Monday it would initiate bankruptcy proceedings against Reliance Capital Ltd, superseding the non-banking financial company's board on governance concerns. Chaired by Anil Ambani, the younger brother of Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Capital has welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to resolve the firm's debt in accordance with the insolvency and bankruptcy code. The company said it would co-operate with the RBI-appointed administrator, Nageswar Rao Y, a former executive director at Bank of Maharashtra Ltd.
Josephine Baker's cenotaph carried into Paris's Pantheon before ceremony
Iran's nuclear sites
Lionel Messi admitted winning the Copa America with Argentina might have been the determining factor in him claiming the men's Ballon d'Or prize for the seventh time after a turbulent year, as Spain's Alexia Putellas took the women's award.
A Christmas beer made from green peas and marinated red cabbage has become a festive hit in Iceland, flying off the shelves within hours.
SINGAPORE — Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong on Tuesday (30 November) outlined the measures the Singapore government is taking in response to the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 variant. Gan is also co-chair of the Multi-ministry Taskforce that is spearheading the authorities efforts to combat the ongoing pandemic. (Video courtesy of Mediacorp) Related stories: No COVID cases of Omicron variant detected in Singapore so far: Ong Ye Kung Any COVID Omicron cases not allowed to undergo home recovery: Ong Ye Kung Air travellers to Singapore must take PCR test from 3 December
International talks on Iran's nuclear programme restarted Monday after a five-month hiatus with Tehran "determined" to reach a deal as analysts warn of major obstacles to any speedy resumption of the 2015 nuclear deal.
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday, destroying buildings including a church tower, injuring at least 10 people and sending shock waves across the region.
The Trump International Hotel is the third-tallest building in the nation's capital
BENGALURU (Reuters) -India's health ministry said on Tuesday states should ramp up COVID-19 testing as the world battles the new coronavirus variant Omicron, while some cities delayed the reopening of schools as a precautionary measure. The ministry also said the Omicron variant "doesn't escape RT-PCR and RAT (testing)", appeasing some concerns among domestic health workers that changes in the spike protein of the virus could lead to conventional tests failing to detect the variant. It comes as the ministry warned https://www.reuters.com/world/india/fall-covid-19-testing-worries-indian-authorities-2021-11-24 state governments last week that a recent fall in testing could undermine India's efforts to contain the pandemic.
Over 100 esports athletes are scheduled to compete in the event at Resorts World Sentosa on Dec 18 and 19, with some flying in from Africa, Asia and South America.
Despite the uncertainties on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines on the new Omicron variant, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said that this is "absolutely the wrong time" to argue against vaccination.