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The Manchester HIghline could soon be reality
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.
Larry Chen, the former school teacher who became one of the world’s richest people, has lost his billionaire status as China cracks down on its private education sector.
A pilot scheme to find 800 rooms at hotels and guest houses to use as transitional accommodation for residents waiting for public flats in Hong Kong has tripped over red tape, according to a partnering non-profit organisation. The programme is intended to provide the residents with at least two years’ housing. But according to the Society for Community Organisation (SoCO), many guest houses are licensed annually and the lack of absolute certainty over their future makes it difficult to offer lon
The series is dedicated to inspirational men and women in Singapore leading healthy and active lifestyles. This week: hawker Walter Tay.
China has for the first time given the US a list of red lines and remedial action it must take to repair relations, including lifting sanctions and dropping its extradition request for Huawei financial chief Meng Wanzhou. Chinese foreign vice-minister Xie Feng told US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman on Monday morning that US-China relations had reached a “stalemate” and faced “serious consequences”, according to a Chinese foreign ministry statement. “The foundational reason is that some
Penalising those involved in Singapore's KTV cluster of COVID-19 cases would discourage people from coming forward for testing and make it more difficult to contain the outbreak, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Monday (26 July).
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On a remote island in Breidafjordur Bay off the west coast of Iceland, a thousand-year-old harvest takes place -- the hunt for elusive eiderdown, used to make some of the world's best duvets and quilts.
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.
Malaysia's government will not extend a controversial coronavirus state of emergency beyond August 1, a minister said Monday, as parliament convened after a months-long suspension that sparked widespread anger.
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.
Even after the US$5.8 billion rout that dealt a blow to some 15 companies from TAL Education to New Oriental Education and Technology Group, China’s after-school tutoring stocks probably have further to drop. Investment banks rushed to cut their recommendations and price targets on the tutoring sector at the weekend after Beijing unveiled tough new rules to overhaul an industry that is worth about US$100 billion. China International Capital Corp (CICC) has lowered its share price estimates on T
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.
Former Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has been charged with illegally incurring election expenses through the purchase of newspaper adverts to promote a tactical voting scheme ahead of the 2016 Legislative Council polls. The Occupy movement co-founder, already in jail awaiting trial under the national security law, was one of three people charged on Monday with engaging in illegal conduct during the 2016 race by racking up expenses despite not being a candidate. The investigation by
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.
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.
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.
With a home ground advantage and attractive bonuses dangled by the Nippon Badminton Association, Japan is strongly poised to win all five badminton golds at the Tokyo Games.
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.