Sterling hits 31-year low

LONDON – British 10-year government borrowing costs sank below 1 per cent on Monday for the first time ever and sterling tumbled to a fresh 31-year low against the dollar as investors bet Britain’s vote to leave the EU will trigger a Bank of England rate…

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SIA jet makes emergency return to Changi, bursts into flames on runway – TODAYonline


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SIA jet makes emergency return to Changi, bursts into flames on runway
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SINGAPORE — About two hours into an early Monday morning flight from Singapore to Milan, Italy, the pilot of Singapore Airlines Flight SQ368 announced over the public address system that the plane would have to turn back. An engine-oil warning message …
Cause of dramatic Singapore Air 777 fire could take months to figure outUSA TODAY
SIA flight catches fire while making emergency landing in SingaporeChannel News Asia
A Passenger Jet Caught Fire in Singapore And Lit Up Social MediaTIME
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Malaysia's PM Najib announces cabinet reshuffle; appoints new ministers – Channel News Asia


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Malaysia’s PM Najib announces cabinet reshuffle; appoints new ministers
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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday (Jun 27) reshuffled his cabinet, announcing two new ministerial appointments. Posted 27 Jun 2016 15:36; Updated 27 Jun 2016 20:31. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …
PM Najib reshuffles cabinet amid speculation of snap pollTODAYonline
A year after 1MDB: Malaysia PM Najib takes hardline turnThe Straits Times
Malaysia’s Najib appoints new ministers to strengthen coalitionTimes of Oman
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Brexit: Europe's media eye more referendums – BBC News


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Brexit: Europe’s media eye more referendums
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The prospect of Brexit-style referendums in other European countries is a major concern of European commentators today, against the background of a growing consensus that the EU needs root-and-branch change if it is to survive this challenge.
EU must stop others following Britain out of the door, Angela Merkel warnsDaily Mail
Brexit campaign wipes its homepage amid accusations of false promisesCNET

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Armenia expects wider recognition of 'genocide' after German vote, pope's remarks – Channel News Asia


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Armenia expects wider recognition of ‘genocide’ after German vote, pope’s remarks
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Armenia expects more countries to recognise the 1915 massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire a century ago as a “genocide” after remarks by Pope Francis and the stance taken by Germany’s parliament, its president said. Posted 27 Jun 2016 19:25.
Papal Power: 12 times Pope Francis proved he is a pioneer with a heart of goldIndia Today
Today’s 5 things: Brexit. Pope Francis. West VirginiaCNN
Pope Francis says Christians should apologize to gay peopleUSA TODAY
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Over half UK shadow ministers quit in crisis for Labour leader Corbyn – Channel News Asia


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Over half UK shadow ministers quit in crisis for Labour leader Corbyn
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Corbyn, widely criticised for his lukewarm support for the Remain camp, said he will not betray the trust of the party members who elected him, and vowed to “reshape” his shadow cabinet starting on Monday (Jun 27). Posted 27 Jun 2016 07:54; Updated 27 …
Brexit: UK government shifts to damage controlCNN
No deal is possible between Jeremy Corbyn and his enemies. Labour must splitTelegraph.co.uk
‘The plotters should be ashamed’: Labour voters on why Corbyn should stay – or goThe Guardian
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Car-free Sundays to resume in October, could cover wider area – TODAYonline


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Car-free Sundays to resume in October, could cover wider area
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Big turn-out for morning exercises on Car-Free Sunday. Photo: Wee Teck Hian/TODAY. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. By. Amanda Lee. -. LeeGuiPing@mediacorp.com.sg -. Published: 3:25 PM, June 26, 2016. Updated: 10:22 PM, June 26, …
Car-Free Sunday to be extended after 2-month hiatusChannel News Asia

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What is Article 50? The key to Brexit – AsiaOne


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What is Article 50? The key to Brexit
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BRUSSELS – It consists of just five short, vaguely worded paragraphs, but Article 50 of the European Union’s 2007 Lisbon Treaty will decide how Britain leaves – and it is already causing problems. The short section buried in the laws that govern the EU
Europe demands prompt divorce from divided BritainChannel News Asia
British bracing for world economy to punish UK for ‘Brexit’Yahoo Singapore News
The startling human toll of BrexitWashington Post
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Death toll may rise in destructive California wildfire – Reno Gazette Journal


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Death toll may rise in destructive California wildfire
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LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — Lighter winds are helping firefighters make gains on a voracious and deadly wildfire in central California that has burned 150 homes and claimed two lives. The toll may rise. Firefighters may have found human remains Saturday …
At least 150 homes destroyed in deadly California fireDaily Mail
The Latest: Deadly California wildfire 10 percent containedSan Francisco Chronicle
Deadly California wildfire destroys 150 homes, more threatenedThe Straits Times
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Malaysia PM sacks former deputy from party, still considering cabinet reshuffle – Daily Mail

Malaysia PM sacks former deputy from party, still considering cabinet reshuffle
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 (Reuters) – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday sacked his former deputy from the ruling party and said he needed more time to think about a cabinet reshuffle. Former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin was …

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Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat discharged after 'excellent recovery' – AsiaOne


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Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat discharged after ‘excellent recovery’
AsiaOne
SINGAPORE – Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was discharged from Tan Tock Seng Hospital today (June 25) after making an “excellent recovery” from a stroke. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the 54-year-old’s stroke had …
Minister Heng Swee Keat discharged from hospital; he has made excellent recovery: PMOThe Straits Times

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Over a million sign UK petition for second EU vote – AsiaOne


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Over a million sign UK petition for second EU vote
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Millions of Britons began voting Thursday (June 23) in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could tear up the island nation’s EU membership and spark the greatest emergency of the bloc’s 60-year history. Photo: Reuters. AFP Saturday, Jun 25, 2016.
Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorceTODAYonline
The Americans’ guide to understanding Brexit: your questions answeredThe Guardian
Germany, France press Britain for quick EU divorceYahoo Singapore News
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Muhyiddin's division leaders stand by him – Free Malaysia Today


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Muhyiddin’s division leaders stand by him
Free Malaysia Today
Pagoh Umno branch heads and Youth wing reject Supreme Council decision to expel deputy president. umno johor. PETALING JAYA: Muhyiddin Yassin’s supporters in his former Umno division of Pagoh and its Youth wing are standing by him despite his …
Malaysia PM sacks former deputy from party, still considering cabinet reshuffleChannel News Asia

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Irish leaders dismiss call for unity vote after Brexit – Channel News Asia


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Irish leaders dismiss call for unity vote after Brexit
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The leaders of Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland dismissed a call Friday for a vote on unification after Britain’s shock decision to leave the European Union. Posted 25 Jun 2016 03:57. PHOTOS. Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny
Charlie Weston: What ‘Leave’ means for your pocket, pension and getting work in BritainIrish Independent
Government to review economic forecast under Brexit ‘contingency plan’Irish Times
EU Referendum: Rise in enquiries for second passportsBBC News
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DPP caucus accuses China of 'blackmailing, coercing' Taiwan – Focus Taiwan News Channel


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DPP caucus accuses China of ‘blackmailing, coercing’ Taiwan
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Taipei, June 25 (CNA) The legislative caucus of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) reacted angrily Sunday to China’s suspension of official communications with Taiwan, saying that forcing Taiwanese to accept its version of the “1992 …
China suspends communications with TaiwanKhaleej Times
China Halts Taiwan Liaison Link on Lack of One-China SupportBloomberg
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Global banks seek to reassure after Brexit vote – Channel News Asia


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Global banks seek to reassure after Brexit vote
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Global banks sought to reassure investors and clients Friday (Jun 24) that they will absorb the impact of Britain’s vote to leave the EU, with US giant JPMorgan warning that financial sector jobs may leave Britain. Posted 24 Jun 2016 21:00; Updated 24
‘Explosive shock’ as Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quitsAsiaOne
Fear, loathing and a brutal murder: How the Brexit vote unfoldedTODAYonline
Europeans in Britain worry about future after Brexit voteThe Straits Times
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Brexit: What does it mean for UAE travellers to Britain? – Khaleej Times


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Brexit: What does it mean for UAE travellers to Britain?
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The decision has sent stock markets crashing, and the Pound sterling has eroded more than 10 per cent of its value. Related News. Britons celebrate, bemoan EU exit vote. 24 June 2016. EU chief vows bloc will stay united after Britain exit vote. 24 June
Singapore Dollar Drops Most in 10 Months as U.K. Chooses BrexitBloomberg

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Obama says he respects Brexit decision, relationship with Britain will endure – The Straits Times


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Obama says he respects Brexit decision, relationship with Britain will endure
The Straits Times
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – United States President Barack Obama on Friday (June 24) said the United States’ relationship with both the United Kingdom and the European Union would endure in the wake of Britain’s decision to leave the Brexit referendum.
Obama: EU and Britain both ‘indispensable partners’Channel News Asia
Obama says ‘we respect their decision’ after Britain quits EUDaily Mail
US, businesses, institutions somber after Brexit voteUSA TODAY
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Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre – Washington Post


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Donald Trump’s Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre
Washington Post
Donald Trump is in the midst of a two-day trip to Scotland, a visit that happened to coincide with Britain voting on Thursday to leave the European Union — an absolutely seismic moment in the history of the EU. Trump gave a press conference early
Britain’s exit from Europe should leave Hillary Clinton shaking in her bootsDaily Mail
Make Britain Great Again? Donald Trump’s Remarkable Reaction To ‘Brexit’NPR
Trump on Brexit: America is nextCNN International
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