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Jan 14, 2021 10:15 AM

China reports first Covid-19 death in eight months

[BEIJING] China reported a death from Covid-19 on Thursday - its first in eight months - as the country battles to...

Jan 10, 2021 12:43 PM

Indonesia finds body parts, debris, detects emergency signal of crashed jet

[JAKARTA] Indonesia detected signals on Sunday that could come from a flight recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that...

Jan 5, 2021 12:38 PM

NTUC leader and prominent unionist Mahmud Awang dies, aged 93

[SINGAPORE] Mahmud Awang, one of the founders of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), and its first caretaker...

Dec 29, 2020 05:50 AM

Thailand reports first Covid-19 death since Nov

THAILAND reported its first coronavirus death in almost two months as a resurgence in the outbreak tied to migrant...

Dec 27, 2020 02:23 PM

Adios Maradona and the best ever Bond: Notable deaths in 2020

[PARIS] From legendary actors Kirk Douglas and Sean Connery to matriarch of the US Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsberg...

Dec 26, 2020 07:20 AM

Yoozoo Games CEO Lin dies at 39 amid poisoning probe

[NEW YORK] Lin Qi, the chief executive officer of Chinese video-game publisher Yoozoo Games, has died after being...

Dec 19, 2020 11:27 AM

Ray Dalio says son killed in car accident in Connecticut

[SINGAPORE] Billionaire hedge fund investor Ray Dalio said in a post on Twitter that his 42-year-old son was killed...

Dec 14, 2020 10:50 PM

Lockdown on Malaysia's Top Glove facilities lifted

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian authorities lifted a month-long lockdown on dormitories housing Top Glove Corp workers on...

Dec 14, 2020 02:02 PM

Top Glove reports worker death due to Covid-19, first since outbreak at firm

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's Top Glove reported on Monday that one its workers died after contracting Covid-19, the...

Nov 29, 2020 03:02 PM

Zappos founder Tony Hsieh dies at 46; Bezos mourns untimely loss

[SEATTLE] Tony Hsieh, the retired chief executive of Zappos.com who revolutionised the online shoe industry and...

Nov 29, 2020 02:49 PM

Sport pays tribute to Maradona with tears, applause, silence, banners and song

[PARIS] On the first weekend of sporting action since the death of Diego Maradona, sports, leagues and teams round...