SINGAPORE: A Malaysian construction worker who wished to be known only as Muhd Hassan, was left in the lurch after he received a termination letter from his company late last month. The 31-year-old Johor resident had been working for a Singapore-based company over the last three years, but suddenly found himself out of a job. Advertisement
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FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen on the door of Holy Angels catholic church in Hale Barns, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Hale Barns, Britain, May 5, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – British places of worship will reopen for individual prayer from June 15, after being closed to the public in
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NIJMEGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) – Dutch youth hit the club on Saturday, sort of, in one of the country’s first attempts to resume night life after the coronavirus outbreak, with social distancing rules still in place. People attend the first “corona-proof” dance event following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nijmegen, Netherlands June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during question period at the House of Commons in London, Britain June 3, 2020. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Three opinion polls released in Britain on Saturday showed support falling for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, as public confidence in the government’s handling
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VENNA: OPEC and its allies were holding talks via video conference Saturday (Jun 6) to assess their current deal to slash production as oil prices tentatively recover on easing coronavirus lockdowns. The 13-member cartel and other oil producing nations such as Russia and Mexico are discussing an agreement reached in April to boost prices, which
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LONDON (Reuters) – British anti-racism protesters briefly clashed with mounted police on Saturday after thousands gathered in central London to voice their anger at police brutality after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Police officers on horses are seen as police clash with demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest near Downing street in
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ANNA, Illinois/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Before sundown on Thursday around 150 protesters marched down the main street in Anna, Illinois, past Bob’s Tavern, Oasis of Grace Church, Douglas Skating Rink and Casey’s General Store holding homemade signs and chanting “black lives matter.” Protesters rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd in
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SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 344 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Saturday (Jun 6) and recorded one more death, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH). This takes the total number of coronavirus infections in Singapore to 37,527, with the number of fatalities at 25. Advertisement Advertisement A 41-year-old male Chinese national, known as Case 11714, died on Thursday,
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NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested a plantation worker and are hunting two others after a pregnant elephant died after eating fruit laced with explosives, officials said Saturday (Jun 6), in a case that shocked the country. The elephant died in agony last week in the southern state of Kerala, the latest casualty of a
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Demonstrators gather as they hold Lebanese flags during a protest against the government performance and worsening economic conditions, in Beirut, Lebanon June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Aziz Taher BEIRUT (Reuters) – Several hundred Lebanese protestors took to the streets on Saturday, with some throwing stones and demanding the government resign over its handling of a deep economic
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