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 2020-07-08 04:15 

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COVID-19 a once-in-a-century opportunity to boost digital transformation, says Vietnam minister...

HANOI — The COVID-19 pandemic was offering a once-in-a-century opportunity for Vit Nam to boost digital transformation on a national scale, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyn Mnh Hng said at the ministry's conference on Monday. Hng...

 2020-07-08 04:15 

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DA launches new finance program to encourage millennials do agribusiness...

MANILA, Philippines — With only a few millennials seeing a future in agriculture, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has launched its first digitized financing program to bridge one gap that hinders the youth from venturing into agribusiness: the la...

 2020-07-08 04:06 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19 drags AirAsia Group to net loss of RM967.15m in Q1...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 The Covid-19 pandemic took a serious toll on AirAsia Group Bhd financial performance, pushing the airline group to record a net loss of RM967.15 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 (1Q20), against a net profit......

 2020-07-08 04:00 

ABS-CBN

Kabuhayan ng ilang residente ng Iloilo City umaaray dahil sa oil spill...

Umaaray ang ilang residente sa Iloilo City sa epekto ng oil spill sa kanilang kabuhayan....

 2020-07-08 03:57 

Malay Mail Online

Sime Darby Plantation says will clear up child, forced labour allegations with anti-human trafficking group...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) said today it will reach out to anti-trafficking group Liberty Shared, following the latter's petition with Washington alleging child and forced labour practices involving the local firm. In...

 2020-07-08 03:54 

ABS-CBN

Bato: 'Dissolve' PNP, gov't if we don't trust drug war statistics...

The Philippines should just "dissolve" its government and police if the public does not trust the statistics on the war on drugs, said its former leader Sen. Bato dela Rosa, after the United Nations reiterated its call for accountability on deaths...

 2020-07-08 03:50 

Malay Mail Online

Beyond MCO: IJN implements stringent measures to ensure patients' safety...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the healthcare industry to confront unprecedented challenges. Closer to home, ever since the virus started its spread across South-east Asia, followed by the local implementation of the......

 2020-07-08 03:50 

Bangkok Post

BoT minutes: Financial system vulnerable as pandemic hits economy...

Thailand's financial system had become more vulnerable due to a weaker-than-expected economic outlook amid the coronavirus outbreak, minutes from the latest central bank policy meeting showed on Wednesday....

 2020-07-08 03:49 

ABS-CBN

Poe urges gov't to clarify aid plan for jeepney drivers...

Sen. Grace Poe on Wednesday called on the national government to clarify how they would help jeepney drivers during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis, noting that drivers would lose income even if they resume operations during the global pand...

 2020-07-08 03:48 

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Erwan Heussaff and Lark Team Up to Help Small Food Businesses in the Philippines...

As a result of the pandemic and its effect on the Philippine economy, several small businesses have been forced to halt operations or close up shop completely. This has been happening to companies across multiple trades, including those in the food indust...

 2020-07-08 03:40 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia stays higher at mid-morning...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 Shares on Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-morning, supported by buying interest in heavyweight stocks led by the finance sectors. Public Bank and Maybank were the main contributors to the barometer index. At 11am, the......

 2020-07-08 03:31 

ABS-CBN

UP Los Baos grad leads development of COVID-19 test in Switzerland...

A graduate of the University of the Philippines Los Baos is leading the development of COVID-19 testing technology in Switzerland, the state university said Tuesday....

 2020-07-08 03:30 

Manila Standard

Ignoring outrage, Trump makes good on WHO pullout...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization, making good on threats to deprive the UN body of its top funding source over its response to the coronavirus....

 2020-07-08 03:28 

ABS-CBN

Bato twits UN rights chief: Who is she to criticize drug war?...

Sen. Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa questioned Thursday the basis of the United Nations' top rights official in renewing calls for accountability in the Philippines' anti-narcotics war that he once led....

 2020-07-08 03:28 

Malay Mail Online

US, S. Korean officials discuss N. Korea strategy as Pyongyang rejects talks...

SEOUL, July 8 — The US point man for North Korea met with South Korean officials in Seoul today for wide-ranging talks, overshadowed by Pyongyang's insistence that it has no intention of returning to denuclearisation negotiations any time soon.....

 2020-07-08 03:28 

Bangkok Post

One drowns, one missing while collecting shellfish in South...

SURAT THANI: A woman was washed out to sea and drowned, and her daughter-in-law was missing, while collecting molluscs at a beach in Chaiya district on Tuesday, police said....

 2020-07-08 03:27 

Malay Mail Online

RMCO food delivery: Get your tacos fix from KL's legendary Curbside Cantina...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Hooray, it's Wednesday! And that means you get to order tacos from Curbside Cantina from today till Saturday. The food truck which started back in 2014 is one of the pioneers of the scene with their Mexican food. Think tac...

 2020-07-08 03:24 

ABS-CBN

Court orders arrest of PMA cadets, officials in Dormitorio hazing death...

The Baguio City Regional Trial Court Branch 5 has issued warrants of arrest against 6 cadets and officials of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) involved in the hazing death of Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio....

 2020-07-08 03:23 

Philippine Star

WHO reviewing new evidence on airborne coronavirus range...
 2020-07-08 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

More than 10,000 workers suspended...

More than 10,000 workers at 18 factories in Svay Rieng province have been suspended because of Covid-19, said provincial deputy governor Ros Pharith. Home to 11 special economic zones, Pharith said Svay Rieng has not been spared as the pandemic takes a to...

 2020-07-08 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Laotian charged for sailing into Stung Treng with 7kg meth...

A Laotian man was detained on Monday in Stung Treng province after police found 7kg of methamphetamine on him as he sailed into Cambodia on a boat. Anti-Drug Department deputy director Yin Panharith, who led the operation, identified the suspect as Phit N...

 2020-07-08 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Seven held for kidnapping...

Seven Chinese nationals were arrested on Monday in connection with a kidnapping in Commune IV's Village 5 in Sihanoukville, Preah Sihanouk province. The Chinese victim was rescued. National Military Police spokesman Eng Hy said on Tuesday that he had ...

 2020-07-08 03:21 

Phnom Penh Post

Deputy governor, tycoon charged over bribery case...

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has charged Battambang provincial deputy governor Sou Arafat with bribery along with his alleged accomplice Oknha Sorng Thorn, a private landowner. The corruption charges, which were investigated by the Anti-Corruption Unit ...

 2020-07-08 03:21 

Phnom Penh Post

Nod given for school exams...

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport announced that State-run higher educational institutions can hold examinations to end the academic year, while private schools can organise grade 9 and grade 12 examinations at their premises for two days....

 2020-07-08 03:21 

Phnom Penh Post

PM marks temple's UNESCO listing...

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday posted a congratulatory message on Facebook to mark the 12th anniversary of the listing of the Temple of Preah Vihear on UNESCO's World Heritage List. "July 7, 2020, marks the 12th anniversary of the inscription o...

 2020-07-08 03:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Freakish' Greenwood is Man Utd's new baby-faced assassin...
 2020-07-08 03:17 

Malay Mail Online

Women's rights group urges think tank IRF to investigate sexual harassment claims...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has urged local think tank Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF) today to initiate an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations involving one of its senior......

 2020-07-08 03:11 

Philippine Star

EDITORIAL - 95,590 by August...

By the end of August, cases of coronavirus disease 2019 in the country could hit from 61,332 to 95,590....

 2020-07-08 03:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Raising foreign student enrolment post-Covid-19...
 2020-07-08 03:09 

Malay Mail Online

Trump says Kanye West White House bid 'interesting'...

WASHINGTON, July 8 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday that rapper Kanye West's declaration that he is running for president was "very interesting." Responding to West's claim that he would run against Trump — for whom t...

 2020-07-08 03:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Next, Zalando and Amazon drop Boohoo over worker rights allegations...

BERLIN/LONDON: Retailers Next Plc, Zalando SE and Amazon.com Inc are delisting products made by Britain's Boohoo Group Plc following a media ......

 2020-07-08 03:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Arm to transfer software businesses to SoftBank, focus on chips...

REUTERS: Arm Ltd plans to transfer two software businesses to its Japan-based parent, SoftBank Group Corp, in a strategic shift to focus on ......

 2020-07-08 03:05 

Manila Standard

QC Mayor Joy Belmonte tests positive for coronavirus...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte revealed Wednesday that she tested positive for the novel coronavirus....

 2020-07-08 03:05 

Bangkok Post

Nasa demands fixes for Boeing space capsule's software...

WASHINGTON: Nasa has drawn up a list of 80 recommendations that US aerospace giant Boeing will have to address before attempting to refly its Starliner space capsule, following the failure of an uncrewed test last year....

 2020-07-08 03:03 

The Strait Times

Thousands protest as Serbia reimposes coronavirus curfew...

BELGRADE (AFP) - Serbian police fired tear gas as disperse thousands of protesters flooded into Belgrade on Tuesday night (July 7), angry at the return of a weekend coronavirus curfew.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 03:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Maid charged with murder of 95-year-old woman at Recreation Road home...

SINGAPORE: A foreign domestic worker was charged on Wednesday (Jul 8) with the murder of a 95-year-old woman. Myanmar national Sandar Htoo, 34, ......

 2020-07-08 03:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Get your face mask from these local brands...
 2020-07-08 03:00 

Channel NewsAsia

US general says he is not convinced Russian cash led to US deaths in Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON: A top US general said on Tuesday (Jul 7) he was not convinced any Russian bounties resulted in the deaths of US troops in Afghanistan, ......

 2020-07-08 03:00 

ABS-CBN

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte tests positive for COVID-19...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the official announced Wednesday,...

 2020-07-08 02:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Microsoft, LinkedIn launch initiative for the unemployed...
 2020-07-08 02:59 

Malay Mail Online

Civil societies warn of witch hunt against legal migrants after Immigration Dept reveals Bangladeshi's personal details in circular...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The Immigration Department's circular seeking public information on a Bangladeshi national for investigation over a documentary which carried allegations of mistreatment of migrant workers in Malaysia could possibly......

 2020-07-08 02:57 

Malay Mail Online

US general say he is not convinced Russian cash led to US deaths in Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON, July 8 — A top US general said yesterday he was not convinced any Russian bounties resulted in the deaths of US troops in Afghanistan, even as he acknowledged his concerns about Russian intentions toward the United States. US officials.....

 2020-07-08 02:56 

The Strait Times

Groups take programmes for low income families online during Covid-19: Desmond Lee...

SINGAPORE - When the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to face-to-face community programmes, groups working to help low-income families with children took their programmes online.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-08 02:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Premier League clubs must donate funds to lower divisions: Bruce...

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has said Premier League clubs must donate funds to teams in lower divisions or many will face collapse due to ......

 2020-07-08 02:55 

Malay Mail Online

Tokyo stocks open lower after Wall Street drop...

TOKYO, July 8 Tokyo stocks opened lower on Wednesday, with investor sentiment hit by a downswing on Wall Street. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.64 per cent, or 144.63 points, to 22,470.06 in early trade while the broader Topix index was......

 2020-07-08 02:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

New law aims for long-term stability, safety of Hong Kong...
 2020-07-08 02:53 

The Strait Times

Climate change turning US mountain lakes green with algae...

PARIS (AFP) - Global warming is turning clear mountain lakes green in the western United States because of an increase in algae blooms...

 2020-07-08 02:53 

Malay Mail Online

Japan issues fresh rain disaster warnings as toll hits 54...

KUMAMOTO, July 8 — Japan issued fresh landslide and flooding warningstoday as torrential rain moved over the centre of the country and the death toll from days of downpours rose to 54. Heavy rains that began early Saturday on the island of Kyushu......

 2020-07-08 02:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Long queues at Australian border closed by COVID-19...

SYDNEY: Long queues of cars banked up on either side of one of Australia's busiest internal border crossings on Tuesday (Jul 8) after it was ......

 2020-07-08 02:52 

Inquirer.net

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Group tells gov't to cover wet season crops with insurance...

MANILA, Philippines — A non-government organization on Wednesday asked the government to cover the wet season crops with crop insurance, citing threats to incomes of farmers, and the need for the steady production of food during the COVID-19 pandemi...

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