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 2021-03-07 13:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Missing 13-year-old girl found drowned...
 2021-03-07 12:59 

Manila Bulletin

APMC announces suspension of face-to-face internship and clinical clerkship rotation in NCR...

With the recent surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases, the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges announced the suspension of face-to-face internship and clinical clerkship rotation in hospitals in the National Capital Region. (FLICKR / F...

 2021-03-07 12:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

We are all heroes for being united against the pandemic...
 2021-03-07 12:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Papua provincial govt urged to allocate endowment fund for education - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian finance ministry has urged the Papua provincial government to allocate an endowment fund to finance human resources development and education ......

 2021-03-07 12:53 

Manila Bulletin

Covax completes shipment of first tranche of AstraZeneca vaccines to PH...

The delivery of the first batch of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines secured by the national government from the Covax facility has finally been completed with the arrival of 38,200 more doses from British-Swede drugmaker AstraZeneca pharmaceuticals...

 2021-03-07 12:49 

Malay Mail Online

Despite RMCO, roadblocks continue in Putrajaya to control inter-district travel...

PUTRAJAYA, March 7 — There are still police roadblocks around Putrajaya despite it being placed under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) since March 5, said Putrajaya District Police chief ACP Mohd Fadzil Ali. He said that roadblocks and......

 2021-03-07 12:48 

ABS-CBN

Pagdami ng COVID-19 cases bumilis dahil sa variants: OCTA Research...

Naniniwala ang OCTA Research Group na mas bumilis ang pagdami ng mga kaso ng COVID-19 dahil sa United Kingdom at South African variants ng virus na natuklasan sa bansa....

 2021-03-07 12:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

30 individuals compounded for violating SOP in Sabah...
 2021-03-07 12:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Activities at entertainment outlets top SOP violation...
 2021-03-07 12:45 

Malay Mail Online

Burnley say defender Pieters abused online after Arsenal draw...

LONDON, March 7 — Burnley said today that defender Erik Pieters was subjected to online abuse after yesterday's 1-1 Premier League home draw with Arsenal in which the Dutchman was sent off before getting a reprieve from the Video Assistant......

 2021-03-07 12:43 

Manila Bulletin

Kim Molina, John Arcilla call for donation to help Sarah Geronimo's dog actor's trainer...

Tristan Huertas with Milo Actors Kim Molina and John Arcilla have started a campaign to raise funds for dog trainer Tristan Huertas who underwent a bypass surgery procedure recently. Tristan is the owner and trainer of the dog actor Milo, who played the r...

 2021-03-07 12:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pearly-Thinaah bag first World Tour title in Basel...
 2021-03-07 12:40 

Malay Mail Online

Austria suspends AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine batch after death...

ZURICH, March 7 — Austrian authorities have suspended inoculations with a batch of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine as a precaution while investigating the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots, a health agency said today....

 2021-03-07 12:35 

Manila Bulletin

'Hoy gising!' : PH Red Cross calls out DOH, PhilHealth for snail-paced action on inclusion of saliva test in benefit package...

Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Senator Richard Gordon insisted Sunday, March 7, that the saliva reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test should be urgently included in the benefit package of the ...

 2021-03-07 12:31 

Manila Bulletin

Makabayan solons condemn Sunday 'bloodbath' in Southern Tagalog...

Makabayan bloc solons on Sunday, March 7 said President Duterte was indeed serious in his order to "shoot and kill" and "ignore human rights" when the military staged a series of "tokhang-style raids" that resulted in deaths and ar...

 2021-03-07 12:29 

ABS-CBN

Online kampanya para sa Palawan plebiscite umarangkada na...

Umarangkada na ang pangangampanya para sa plebisito sa paghahati ng Palawan sa 3 probinsiya....

 2021-03-07 12:27 

Malay Mail Online

Domestic workers are not servants, says NGOs calling for amendment of Employment Act 1955 to protect the vulnerable group...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — Women's aid organisations have started a campaign to change laws that exempt domestic workers from protection under the Employment Act (EA) 1955, leaving them classified as "servants" and claimless to basic rights...

 2021-03-07 12:16 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi-led coalition intercepts 10 Houthi drones, says state media...

RIYADH, March 7 — A Saudi-led military coalition intercepted 10 drones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels today, state media reported, in a sharp escalation in cross-border attacks on the kingdom. The coalition — fighting in Yemen alongside...

 2021-03-07 12:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

More than 240,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to be sent nationwide this week — Galvez...

MANILA, Philippines — More than 240,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines developed by British-Swede firm AstraZeneca will be sent to all regions this week, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Sunday. Galvez said 54,500 doses of the vaccine have alrea...

 2021-03-07 12:08 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Israel re-opens restaurants, bars with 40pc of country fully vaccinated...

JERUSALEM, March 7 — Israel took another step towards post-pandemic normalcy today, opening restaurants, bars and cafes to vaccinated "green pass" holders, with about 40 per cent of the population fully inoculated against the coronavirus.......

 2021-03-07 12:00 

Malay Mail Online

World No.1 record in the bag, Djokovic focuses on more majors...

MELBOURNE, March 7 — Novak Djokovic will realise one of his long-cherished goals tomorrow when he eclipses Roger Federer's all-time record for most weeks as the men's world number one, holding the top ranking for the 311th week. The......

 2021-03-07 11:55 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia optimizes role of industry to spur economic recovery - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian Government is optimizing the role of industry to spur the national economic recovery by issuing policies and stimulus meeting the needs of ......

 2021-03-07 11:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

African swine fever spreads to more Sabah districts...
 2021-03-07 11:54 

Malay Mail Online

Hundreds of houses destroyed by twin tremors in Greece...

ATHENS, March 7 — Twin earthquakes in Greece last week have left around 900 houses uninhabitable, media reported today, while strong aftershocks continue to strike fear into people made homeless and looking for shelter. Wednesday and Thursday's....

 2021-03-07 11:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Another village in Sarawak put under EMCO...
 2021-03-07 11:48 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

West Sumatra's exports reached US$212.08 million in January 2021 - ANTARA News...

The value of West Sumatra's exports reached US$212.08 million in January 2021, or a decrease by 8.33 percent from US$231.06 million in the previous ......

 2021-03-07 11:44 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19 reaches previously Covid-free New Caledonia...

NOUMEA, March 7 — The remote Pacific territory of New Caledonia, one of the few places on the planet to have avoided Covid-19, is to go into strict lockdown after detecting nine cases, local officials said today. The outbreak on the French......

 2021-03-07 11:43 

Cebu Daily News

Noon fire razes house in Naga, P100K in property lost...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An estimated P100,000 worth of property was lost after a noontime fire today, March 7, 2021, razed a house in Barangay West Poblacion, Naga City in southern Cebu. The fire that destroyed the house owned by a 75-year-old resi...

 2021-03-07 11:40 

Manila Bulletin

STREAMING REVIEWS: The 2nd Week of March 'Explosions'...

For this second March week, a trio of releases aim to bring some explosive-ness into our lives. With Eddie Murphy, it's a laugh explosion that's been on hiatus for 33 years. While in the case of Pixie, it's guns and smart humor exploding acros...

 2021-03-07 11:34 

ABS-CBN

Additional 38,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrive in Manila...

An additional 38,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from British-Swedish drug firm AstraZeneca arrived in Manila Sunday night....

 2021-03-07 11:34 

Bangkok Post

Marchers shrug off police warning, rally at Democracy Monument...

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied at Democracy Monument on Sunday in defiance of a police warning that the gathering would breach the emergency decree....

 2021-03-07 11:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Love for heavy-duty tasks turns nurse into firefighter...
 2021-03-07 11:33 

Malay Mail Online

Global players brainstorm to boost Covid-19 vaccine output...

GENEVA, March 7 — Global players are gathering online from tomorrow to brainstorm ways to rapidly boost vaccine production and fight a still-virulent coronavirus that has hobbled the world for 14 months. Giving impetus to the meeting is a warning......

 2021-03-07 11:29 

Manila Bulletin

FIRST TIME: Julia Barretto posts sweet snap with Gerald Anderson...

Julia Barretto has no more reasons to hold back as she posted a sweet birthday greeting to her boyfriend Gerald Anderson. The post shows Gerald kissing Julia in the cheeks, with the caption: "Everyday I celebrate with you, but today I am extra gratefu...

 2021-03-07 11:27 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

38,400 more AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines arrive in PH...

MANILA, Philippines — Some 38,400 doses of vaccines developed by British-Swede pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca arrived in the Philippines on Sunday, the National Task Force against COVID-19 said. TINGNAN: Lumapag na sa Pilipinas ang eroplanong may d...

 2021-03-07 11:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

ECRL is nearly 21 per cent complete - Mohd Zuki...
 2021-03-07 11:26 

Manila Bulletin

Galvez defends vaccination of select gov't officials ahead of healthcare workers...

Government officials who were vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ahead of healthcare workers are not cutting the line in the government's priority list, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. insisted Sunday. Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (NTF...

 2021-03-07 11:25 

Malay Mail Online

Merkel's bloc slumps in polls on German coronavirus woes...

BERLIN, March 7 — Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc hit a one-year low today, a key survey showed, hammered by growing anger over a sluggish vaccine rollout and a mask-procurement scandal. Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc....

 2021-03-07 11:25 

Manila Bulletin

PNP Chief receives Marian image from rector of Manila Cathedral...

The rector of the Manila Cathedral on Sunday, March 7, gave Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Gen. Debold Sinas an image of the Immaculate Conception. Father Reginald Malicdem gave the image to Sinas who attended Mass at the cathedral together with m...

 2021-03-07 11:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Two nabbed for posing as royal family member, using fake 'Datuk' title...
 2021-03-07 11:17 

Malay Mail Online

China says it's ready to provide vaccines to overseas Chinese, Olympians...

BEIJING, March 7 — China said today it has plans to set up Covid-19 vaccination stations to vaccinate Chinese citizens abroad and is also ready to work with the International Olympic Committee to help provide vaccines to Olympic athletes for......

 2021-03-07 11:16 

The Strait Times

The US is disrupting security in South China Sea: Chinese Foreign Minister...

Yet he urged South-east Asian countries to press ahead with negotiations on a code to manage maritime and territorial disputes in the contested waters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 11:13 

Manila Bulletin

Not a toy gun: Rookie cop plays with his gun, accidentally kills inmate in Aurora...

This rookie cop could either be sleeping or simply did not take his gun safety lessons seriously. Or maybe, just maybe, he has been watching too much cowboy movies. (Photo via Aaron Recuenco) Patrolman Christian Torres is now on the brink of being kicked ...

 2021-03-07 11:13 

The Strait Times

Biden order attempts to blunt Republican efforts to restrict voting...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Sunday (March 7) mandating federal departments and agencies increase efforts to help Americans register to vote, as the White House looks for ways to offset Republican efforts to...

 2021-03-07 11:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: 5 more workplace clusters detected...
 2021-03-07 11:12 

Malay Mail Online

Seven dead in Algeria floods, says civil protection...

ALGIERS, March 7 — At least seven people died and three were unaccounted for after floods caused by torrential rains in northwestern Algeria, the country's civil protection agency said. Three men, two women, a five-year-old boy and a girl......

 2021-03-07 11:11 

The Strait Times

Deliveroo riders to get cash bonus if potential IPO goes through...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Deliveroo riders in Singapore could receive payments ranging from S$370 to as much as S$18,500 if the food delivery startup's planned listing in London goes through.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 11:05 

The Strait Times

China to issue 'health certificates' for travel; open to vaccinate athletes for Games: Foreign Minister...

Beijing will also be launching operation...

 2021-03-07 11:03 

Manila Bulletin

4 active volcanoes in PH still on Alert Level 1...

Four active volcanoes in the country have been on Alert Level 1 and were being monitored by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) due to their continued volcanic activities. (ALI VICOY / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Phivolcs s...

 2021-03-07 11:03 

The Strait Times

Innopac's bid for judicial management dismissed due to unsuccessful application to adjourn court hearing...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Innopac Holdings has clarified that its application to be placed under judicial management (JM) has been dismissed as a result of an unsuccessful application to adjourn the court hearing for the application.. Read more at ...

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