Monday August 2 2021
1-HR PM2.5: 4-14
Singapore 34°C/24°C
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Session called off after 11 Covid-19 cases were found among attendees; DPM denied postponement was due to politics.

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So crazy it is to feel, at least for a brilliant, beautiful while, that a 100m Olympic champion, or medallist, can come from Asia, says Rohit Brijnath.

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ST correspondents in India, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia report on how students there have fared.
In this week's edition, get up to speed on Malaysia’s political crisis after Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin was asked to quit by his allies over a royal rebuke. Also, learn about how it now costs more to die in Indonesia as undertakers profiteer even as many succumb to Covid-19 in their homes.
A record 18 start-ups became unicorns this year, most of them in fintech, software services and e-commerce.
On Saturday, Thailand reported a daily record of 18,912 new Covid-19 cases with 178 fatalities.




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