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Europe · Paris

France asks citizens to wear masks again in public transport

Coverage: 10 sources
France reported new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the highest figure for a Monday since April 18. The number of people hospitalised for the disease fell to a six-month low of 13,876 on June 18 but it has since increased by 1,223 to 15,099, a four-week high.See the Story
Nature · Kabul

Afghanistan earthquake survivors unsafe as aftershocks continue, official says

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Afghanistan's most destructive earthquake in decades struck a remote southeastern region near the Pakistani border on Wednesday last week. At least 1,000 people were killed, injuring 3,000 and destroying 10,000 homes. Among the dead were 155 children, with nearly 250 children injured and 65 orphaned.See the Story
Europe · Berlin

Pats on back, all smiles as Macron, Johnson appear to bury hatchet for G7

34% Center coverage: 9 sources
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to bury the hatchet on Sunday. With pats on the back and smiles the two leaders jovially exchanged pleasantries at the start of their bilateral meeting. French officials said the Northern Ireland protocol had not been part of bilateral talks on Sunday and that on the contrary the two sides had decided to improve their relationship.See the Story
Europe · London

Ukraine war: Keep up unity amid war fatigue, says PM

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
Prime minister will pledge £429m in guarantees for World Bank lending. He will attend the G7 summit in Germany and Nato's meeting in Madrid. By-election defeats in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton have led to calls for a change in leadership.See the Story
Beijing · Beijing

China's industrial profits slump for second month in May

Coverage: 5 sources
Industrial profit grew 1.0 per cent in January-May compared with a 3.5 per cent gain in the first four months. The industrial profits data covers large firms with annual revenues above 20 million yuan ($2.98 million) from their main operations. ($1 = 6.7190 Chinese yuan)See the Story
Asia

Man originally charged with murder of Felicia Teo given discharge not amounting to acquittal

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Ahmad Danial Mohamed Rafa'ee was granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal for his murder charge on Monday. The 37-year-old can still be prosecuted for the alleged offence in the future should new evidence emerge, for instance. Ahmad has been remanded since his arrest in mid-December 2020 as murder is a non-bailable offence in Singapore.See the Story
Business

Powell’s path to 2% inflation needs luck or, failing that, pain: 'We can’t afford to be fooled again on this, or else it’s going to get beyond us'

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell sees two possible paths for the economy and monetary policy over the next year: With some luck, inflation will cool with the help of more supply. And if that fails, the Fed won’t hesitate to impose a more painful solution.See the Story
Asia · Singapore

103 people arrested during islandwide checks on 1,500 nightlife, entertainment outlets

Coverage: 2 sources
SINGAPORE: A total of 103 people were arrested following islandwide checks on 1,543 public entertainment and nightlife outlets, the police said on Monday (Jun 27).  The enforcement operations were conducted between Apr 19 and Jun 14 this year as part of ongoing efforts to ensure a safe resumptionSee the Story
Asia · Singapore

How Oceanus tapped technology to transform its abalone business

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A decade ago, abalone producer Oceanus Group faced major difficulties keeping track of its farm operations in China. Read more at straitstimes.com.See the Story
Asia · Singapore

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on June 28

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Read more at straitstimes.com.See the Story
Asia · Singapore

Veteran engineer is first Singaporean to get Dutch knighthood

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
SINGAPORE - A self-described "kampung boy" from Bukit Panjang, veteran engineer Chia Way Seng, 64, never thought that he would one day receive a knighthood. Read more at straitstimes.com.See the Story
Innovation · Singapore

Experimentation and innovation all in a day's work at this public service agency

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
As society's challenges evolve, public servants at forward-looking organisations like the CPF Board have to quickly adapt to the unexpected and be bold to try new ideas. Read more at straitstimes.com.See the Story

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