ST Foreign Desk

ST Foreign Desk


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Responding to Trump, UPS and FedEx say they already fight illegal drug shipments

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Trump jacks up #tariffs  on Chinese imports in latest tit-for-tat move

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Man shot dead by cyclist in broad daylight in German capital

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#Google doesn't want staff debating politics at work anymore

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Both Koreas agree to: - turn #DMZ  into a "peace zone"; - discontinue hostile acts as part of efforts to formally end Korean War; - hold a reunion for divided families on Aug 15; - push for 3-way or 4-way talks that also involve the US and China#InterKoreanSummit 

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#SouthKorea gripped by large-scale anti-government protest in Seoul

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JUST IN: #China , #SouthKorea  agree to get relations back on track after #Thaad  fallout

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Polls have opened in #Thailand  for the first election since a 2014 coup. A high turnout is expected for the election which pits the military-backed government against veteran opposition parties. Election2019#ThailandElection2019 

#ThaiCaveRescue: First 3 boys escape from flooded #ThamLuang  cave - Thai reports

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Meet the hot millionaire who is willing to pay $50,000 for a personal assistant to travel the world with

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Close to S$944m from #1MDB  state fund went into Najib's personal account: Report

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#Putin on terrorism: "To forgive them is up to God, but to send them to him is up to me'

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