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Singapore reports 6,168 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore reports 6,168 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore, June 26 (UNI/Xinhua) Singapore reported 6,168 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,403,242.

Of the new cases, 5,654 were local transmissions and 514 were imported cases. Among the local cases, 450 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 5,204 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

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SL for one-time multiple entry visa to tourists

09 Aug 2022 | 3:55 PM

By Duruthu Edirimuni Chandrasekera
Colombo, Aug 9 (UNI) The Sri Lankan Cabinet has agreed to issue a one-time multiple entry visas to tourists for one year in a bid to attract much-needed foreign exchange.

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Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies aged 84

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake dies aged 84

09 Aug 2022 | 3:13 PM

Tokyo, Aug 9 (UNI) Revolutionary Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, who designed iconic turtle neck jumpers for Steve Jobs, has died, aged 84, his company has announced.

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China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

09 Aug 2022 | 3:00 PM

Beijing, Aug 9 (UNI) China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday as the seventh typhoon of this year is approaching the country's southern coastal areas.

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Amid unprecedented probe, Reps ready to close rank around Trump

Amid unprecedented probe, Reps ready to close rank around Trump

09 Aug 2022 | 1:54 PM

Mar-a-Lago(US), Aug 9 (UNI) Former US President Donald Trump compared FBI's "raid" on his Florida home to the Watergate scandal amid the January 6 Capitol attack hearing underway while US national security experts called the search "unprecedented".
Trump said FBI agents on Monday broke into a safe at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach while he was away in New York. The former president, who is preparing for third term in 2024, called the raid "weaponisation of the Justice System".

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