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Table tennis: Singapore's Feng Tianwei excited to compete on home soil again

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - Feng Tianwei does not remember the last time she played in Singapore ... 11 told The Straits Times. "It's nice to be back in Singapore competing again where there are so many people supporting me. Playing in Singapore always feels more familiar and I'm more used to it.".
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Supply chains, interrupted: Retailers in S'pore race to replenish festive stocks

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - With just three weeks to go until Christmas, ... A PSA Singapore spokesman told The Straits Times that in the first 10 months of this year, the port operator handled 30.87 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 2.2 per cent increase over the same period last year.
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Supply chains, interrupted: How Singapore and the world are coping with disruptions

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
Why a bicycle takes 40 days to reach Singapore. The Straits Times reporters tracked a bicycle order from China to Singapore - before and after - global supply chains broke down ... Inflation is the immediate threat, of course, but another longer-term risk looms for Singapore, given that it is mainly a producer of intermediate goods and components.
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Feng excited to be home

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
Feng Tianwei does not remember the last time she played in Singapore ... 11 told The Straits Times. "It's nice to be back in Singapore competing again where there are so many people supporting me. "Playing in Singapore always feels more familiar and I'm more used to it." ... Playing in Singapore always feels more familiar and I'm more used to it.
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Global stocks wobble as Didi delisting revives US-China worries

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
Singapore's Straits Times Index was up 0.3 per cent at 11.13am ... "Delistings starting to happen gives some jitters over the uncertainty as to how this impacts on the broader US-China picture," said Bank of Singapore analyst Moh Siong Sim.
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Chain effect: Fighting the global supply strain

Straits Times 03 Dec 2021
A PSA Singapore spokesman told The Straits Times that in the first 10 months of this year, the port operator handled 30.87 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 2.2 per cent increase over the same period last year ... Shipping costs to Singapore from the US have trebled and it costs six times more to ship from Perth, said Mr Laurence.
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Robbers hit six ships in Singapore Strait in a month

Seatrade Maritime News 02 Dec 2021
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has issued another warning on vessel boardings by robbers in the Eastbound lane of the Singapore Strait ... Of the incidents in the eastbound lane of  Singapore Strait two were off Nongsa Point, Batam Island and three off Tanjung Pergram, Bintan Island, both in Indonesia.
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Subscriber Picks: Do vaccines work against Omicron? | Discover December specials from ST

Straits Times 02 Dec 2021
Subscriber picks is a weekly curation of the best from The Straits Times - where we bring you exclusive reports, in-depth analyses, and the latest happenings in Singapore and beyond.
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Pet peacocks are allowed but must be kept securely, says NParks after girl was attacked

Straits Times 02 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - Peacocks can be kept as pets in Singapore, but there are rules that owners must abide by. Responding to queries by The Straits Times following a pet peacock attack on a three-year-old girl in Serangoon Garden, the National Parks Board (NParks) said on Thursday (Dec 2) ...
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Grab shares up 18% in milestone Nasdaq debut

Straits Times 02 Dec 2021
National University of Singapore Business School's Professor Lawrence Loh told The Straits Times that Grab's listing will allow it to grow and provide an even greater suite of offerings for consumers, such as digital banking ... Here are some milestones of the Singapore-headquartered company.
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Pet peacocks allowed, must be securely kept: NParks

Straits Times 02 Dec 2021
Peacocks can be kept as pets in Singapore, but there are rules that owners must abide by. Responding to queries by The Straits Times following a pet peacock attack on a three-year-old girl in Serangoon Garden, the National Parks Board (NParks) said yesterday that members of the ...
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Asia shares in choppy trade as Omicron worries leave markets on edge; STI down 0.3%

Straits Times 02 Dec 2021
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Asian stocks were mixed in choppy trading on Thursday (Dec 2) after a sharp reversal on Wall Street on concerns about the spread of the Omicron virus strain ... However, Japan's Nikkei lost 0.6 per cent and Singapore's Straits Times Index dropped 0.3 per cent ... Spot gold slid 0.12 per cent to US$1,780 an ounce ....
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SPH Media Trust launch: Amid change, staying true to ST's mission

Straits Times 01 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - A new chapter begins in the long and storied history of this newspaper, which has been serving Singapore and the region around it since 1845. Over its 176 years, The Straits Times has seen many ebbs and flows in its fortunes ... serving audiences in Singapore, and beyond, with credible and reliable news and content they trust.
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Singaporean students organise youth summit to discuss global issues

Straits Times 01 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE - In March, student Shyna Zhuoying Gunalan launched the Singapore chapter of global activist organisation Dear Asian Youth ... Hwa Chong Institution student Shyna, 17, who is the secretary general of the summit, told The Straits Times that she opened the Singapore chapter after being inspired by Dear Asian Youth's activist work on Instagram.
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Amid change, staying true to ST's mission

Straits Times 01 Dec 2021
Over its 176 years, The Straits Times has seen many ebbs and flows in its fortunes.�.
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