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Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos published worldwide by Channel NewsAsia, an English-language news channel based in Singapore.

Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos published worldwide by Channel NewsAsia, an English-language news channel based in Singapore.

Warner injured, Smith shines as Australia seal series

Steve Smith led an imperious display from Australia's top-order batsmen with his second straight century as the hosts piled on a massive 389 for four against India's listless bowlers in the second one-day international in Sydney on Sunday.


Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies aged 46 after house fire

LAS VEGAS: Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, who spent years working to transform the city's downtown area, has died. He was 46. Hsieh was with family when he died on Friday (Nov 27), according to DTP...


US Supreme Court to weigh Trump bid to bar illegal immigrants ...

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court on Monday (Nov 30) is set to take up President Donald Trump's unprecedented and contentious effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population totals used to allocate US House of Representatives districts to sta...


Golf: Bezuidenhout takes second European tour title in four-sh...

Christiaan Bezuidenhout held his nerve to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship by four shots at Leopard Creek Country Club on Sunday as the rest of the contenders faltered in a dramatic finish.


Pope Francis, with new cardinals, warns Catholic Church agains...

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis, joined by the church’s newest cardinals in Mass on Sunday (Nov 29), warned against mediocrity as well as seeking out “godfathers” to promote one's own career. Eleven of the 13 new cardinals sat near the central altar o...


Police warn against phishing scam that uses fake Pizza Hut adv...

SINGAPORE: Police on Sunday (Nov 29) warned members of the public of a phishing scam involving fake advertisement for fast food chain Pizza Hut. The fake advertisements are on Facebook or Instagram and offer "cheap Pizza Hut deals", the police sa...


Half of Swiss support Responsible Business Initiative in early...

Half of Swiss voters on Sunday supported a constitutional amendment extending Swiss companies' liability over human rights abuses and environmental harm caused abroad, according to first estimates by Swiss broadcaster SRF.


Ethiopia's Yehualaw runs second-fastest women's half marathon ...

REUTERS: Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw ran the second-fastest women's half marathon in history on Sunday, completing the 21.09-kilometre course in New Delhi in one hour, four minutes and 46 seconds. The 21-year-old, whose previous personal be...


Dave Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader in Star Wars, dies

LONDON: Dave Prowse, the British weightlifter-turned-actor who was the body, though not the voice, of Star Wars archvillain Darth Vader, has died aged 85 Prowse died on Saturday (Nov 28) after a short illness, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sund...


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Thai protesters challenge king's military command

Thai anti-government protesters challenged on Sunday King Maha Vajiralongkorn's personal control over some army units to condemn the military's role in politics.


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South Korea bans year-end parties, some music lessons, as COVI...

South Korean authorities will consider tighter social distancing restrictions on Sunday to clamp down on economic activities after last week saw the fastest spread of infections since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Indian farmers defiant against reform as Modi tries to calm anger

NEW DELHI: Thousands of Indian farmers, angry over reform of the agriculture sector, held a third day of protests on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday (Nov 29), blocking roads into the city and defying a government appeal to move to a designa...


Rugby: Wales coach Pivac unhappy with referee after loss to En...

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has questioned some of referee Romain Poite's decisions in Saturday's 24-13 Autumn Nations Cup defeat by England and said he would talk to World Rugby about the Frenchman's performance.


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'Do you believe': Pakistan elephant set for flight after Cher ...

ISLAMABAD: Following years of public outcry and campaigning by American pop star Cher, the "world's loneliest elephant" was poised on Sunday (Nov 29) to embark on a mammoth journey from Pakistan to a sanctuary in Cambodia. The famed singer and Os...


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Hong Kong reports 115 COVID-19 cases, highest in nearly 4 months

Hong Kong reported 115 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, including 109 locally transmitted, the highest in nearly four months, as authorities battle a renewed wave of COVID-19.


Poland's 'revolution that we cannot stop'

WARSAW: For Klementyna Suchanow, one of the leaders of Poland's protest movement, mass demonstrations against a tightening of abortion laws have turned into "a real revolution" against the current government. Suchanow, an author and editor and on...


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Suicide car bomb kills 30 Afghan security officers

A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 26 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in recent months.


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Indonesia reports record daily rise in COVID-19 cases

JAKARTA: Indonesia reported on Sunday (Nov 29) its record daily rise in COVID-19 infections with 6,267 cases, bringing the total to 534,266, data from the country's COVID-19 task force showed. This was the third record high in a week for the coun...