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 2020-07-10 10:18 

Philippine Star

Killing ABS-CBN franchise bid signals weakening of democracy, deprives thousands of work — Drilon...

Drilon said that while the ABS-CBN as an institution can survive this difficult trial, its workers are the "real casualties of this unfortunate and politically-charged event."...

 2020-07-10 10:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dr Mahathir, 5 MPs distance themselves from 'Anwar as PM' proposal...
 2020-07-10 09:57 

Vietnam News

Digital transfomation expected to bring prosperity...

Vit Nam has a comparative advantage in digital transformation thank the country's largenbsp;number of strong telecommunications and IT businesses and a top official has said it's timenbsp;for the country to make a breakthrough in the field....

 2020-07-10 09:55 

Philippine Star

PNP calls on private security to back 'intensified enforcement' of quarantine rules...

A unit of the Philippine National Police on Wednesday issued a memorandum calling on private security to aid the PNP's effort to...

 2020-07-10 09:51 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Trillanes laments collapse of another pillar of fragile democracy...

MANILA, Philippines — "Another pillar of our fragile democracy has fallen." This was how former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV decried the death of ABS-CBN's franchise application at the House of Representatives. According to Trillanes, th...

 2020-07-10 09:50 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Parliament should safeguard against cartels in medical devices sector - ANTARA News...

House of Representatives' Commission XI, Puteri Anetta Komarudin, highlighted the need for the parliament to continually supervise COVID-19 handling ......

 2020-07-10 09:45 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Collaboration: Business Growth in the New Normal...

The economic downturn brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic can never be overstated. In the wake of the disease and the quarantines implemented to control it countless businesses have been forced to cease operations, and ultimately, close shop. Of course...

 2020-07-10 09:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

SDP's response to anti-trafficking group's petition...
 2020-07-10 09:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Canon unveils two new R series full-frame mirrorless cameras...
 2020-07-10 09:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penangites to enjoy Penang Bridge toll discount via RFID...
 2020-07-10 09:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Guidelines, SOP for boarding schools okayed...
 2020-07-10 09:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

13 new Covid-19 cases...
 2020-07-10 09:34 

Malay Mail Online

After being slammed for 'racist' ad, Cadbury Malaysia says brand prides itself in racial inclusivity (VIDEO)...

PETALING JAYA, July 10 — After being slammed on Instagram for a video that users say does not promote racial diversity, Cadbury Malaysia has promised that it will strive to do better. This comes after an advertisement titled "Salute the......

 2020-07-10 09:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Inquest on Nora Anne to begin Aug 24...
 2020-07-10 09:30 

Malay Mail Online

Dr M, five MPs bat for Shafie Apdal as Opposition's PM-to-be while Pakatan sticks with Anwar...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and five other MPs have distanced themselves from the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition's prime ministerial candidate and insisted that Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is the Opposition's best choice...

 2020-07-10 09:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

2nd week of July declared 'National Infection Prevention and Control Week'...

MANILA, Philippines — To promote health consciousness amid the COVID-19 pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the second week of July as the "National Infection Prevention and Control Week." "The State recognizes infection as ...

 2020-07-10 09:30 

Tech in Asia

A near-unicorn's struggles during Covid-19...

The struggles of a near-unicorn amid the pandemic, Coupang to buy Hooq's assets, and the startup that makes you less angry about your internet connection...

 2020-07-10 09:30 

Manila Standard

Slovenia backs mandatory virus tracing app...

Slovenians infected with the novel coronavirus or undergoing quarantine will soon be obliged to use a mobile phone contact tracing app, after parliament backed the measure late on Thursday....

 2020-07-10 09:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

READ: House TWG's report on denial of ABS-CBN's franchise bid...

MANILA, Philippines — The members of the House committee on legislative franchises on Friday handed their decision on the fate of ABS-CBN: A resounding "yes" to reject the network's bid for another 25-year franchise. Seventy affirmative ...

 2020-07-10 09:28 

The Strait Times

Football: Premier League admits VAR blunders...

LONDON (AFP) - The Premier League has admitted that VAR got penalty decisions wrong in all three matches on Thursday (July 9), as frustration mounts over the use of the technology in the English top-flight.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 09:26 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 cases in PH surge to 52,914; more deaths from Cebu reported...

The Department of Health on Friday announced 1,233 additional coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, and reported more deaths mostly from Cebu, which emerged as a new virus hotspot....

 2020-07-10 09:26 

Vietnam News

MoIT considers common retail power price...

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is considering allowing households to choose a common retail power price for their electricity consumption, said deputy minister Ho ng Quc Vng....

 2020-07-10 09:24 

The Strait Times

Motor racing: Mugello to host Ferrari's 1,000th Formula One race...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Italy's Mugello circuit will make its debut on the Formula One calendar in September to host Ferrari's 1,000th grand prix, the sport announced on Friday (July 10), with Russia's race in Sochi also confirmed.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-10 09:20 

Channel NewsAsia

UK economy to slump over 10%, debts to surge: Moody's...

Britain will suffer the sharpest peak-to-trough economic slump of any major economy this year, rating agency Moody's warned on Friday, while its ......

 2020-07-10 09:16 

The Strait Times

Illegal ivory trade shrinks while pangolin trafficking booms, UN says...

VIENNA (REUTERS) - The illegal global trade in ivory has shrunk while the trafficking of pangolins has soared, a UN report on wildlife crime based on four years' data said yesterday (Fri).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 09:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Ukraine's rocket firm to make electric buses for Korea...

KYIV: Ukrainian state company Pivdenmash, a leading producer of rocket boosters, will make 5,000 electric buses for South Korean firm Caris, ......

 2020-07-10 09:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Impact boss Henry kneels for 8 minutes, 46 seconds at MLS game...

Montreal Impact manager Thierry Henry took a knee for eight minutes and 46 seconds at the start of their Major League Soccer game against New ......

 2020-07-10 09:14 

ABS-CBN

ABS-CBN franchise death part of admin's 'kill, kill, kill' legacy: media watchdog head...

The death of ABS-CBN Corp's franchise application in the House of Representatives keeps with the alleged "kill, kill, kill" legacy of President Rodrigo Duterte's administration, a media watchdog said Friday, as he warned of a "even mor...

 2020-07-10 09:14 

Malay Mail Online

Motorsports Association of Malaysia releases detailed guide, as racing activities given green light during RMCO (VIDEO)...

PETALING JAYA, July 10 — Malaysian motorsports has officially been given the go-ahead. With this announcement, the Motorsports Association of Malaysia (MAM) is reminding everyone that as the fight against Covid-19 is "far from over", it was....

 2020-07-10 09:13 

Malay Mail Online

'Your safety is guaranteed', IGP tells journalists after Al Jazeera staff complain of death threats...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador today assured all journalists in the country of their safety, following death threat claims received by Al Jazeera staff. Several staff of the international broadcaster......

 2020-07-10 09:13 

Channel NewsAsia

New Hong Kong coronavirus cases stay high for 3rd day...

Hong Kong reported 38 new coronavirus cases on Friday, edging down from Thursday's 42 but broadly in line with a sharp increase that the city has ......

 2020-07-10 09:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Illegal ivory trade shrinks while pangolin trafficking booms, UN says...

The illegal global trade in ivory has shrunk while the trafficking of pangolins has soared, a U.N. report on wildlife crime based on four years' ......

 2020-07-10 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan Display aims to bring some panel production back from China after coronavirus...

Japan Display Inc aims to bring some automotive panel production back to Japan after the novel coronavirus outbreak disrupted its supply chain in ......

 2020-07-10 09:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

South Korea unleashes new property curbs amid soaring prices...
 2020-07-10 09:09 

Philippine Star

Economic managers revisit growth targets as pandemic drags on...

President Duterte's economic managers will revisit their growth targets this year as new data reveals the extent of damage caused by coronavirus pandemic on the economy, acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said Friday....

 2020-07-10 09:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Premier League admits VAR blunders...

The Premier League has admitted that VAR got penalty decisions wrong in all three matches on Thursday, as frustration mounts over the use of the ......

 2020-07-10 09:06 

Philippine Star

Entertainment, creatives fall victim to ABS-CBN franchise denial — solons...

"It is not just news that is curtailed but entertainment shows which represent the finest in the craft, delight the public, and inspire our people to be the best....

 2020-07-10 09:06 

The Strait Times

China points to shrimp as coronavirus carrier after salmon debacle...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China said samples of imported shrimp tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions again over whether the pathogen can spread through food or frozen products.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-10 09:03 

ABS-CBN

Palace claims neutrality as Congress fulfills Duterte threat against ABS-CBN franchise...

Malacaang said Friday it has maintained a "neutral" stance on the franchise application of ABS-CBN after lawmakers denied to grant the media giant a fresh 25-year license to operate in what is seen as a fulfillment of President Rodrigo Duterte'...

 2020-07-10 09:01 

Malay Mail Online

Asian markets tumble as infection rates jump...

HONG KONG, July 10 — Asian markets sank today as rising virus infection rates across the world put the brakes on the latest rally. Equities have shown a healthy resilience to the rapid spread of the disease around the world, with hopes for the......

 2020-07-10 09:01 

Malay Mail Online

Enforcement personnel deployment at border areas limited to five years, says Bukit Aman...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — To ensure that enforcement personnel assigned at the borders are not exposed to abuse of power, Bukit Aman's Integrity and Standard Compliance Department (JIPS) will see to it that their deployment at the border areas......

 2020-07-10 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Another record US virus count curbs risk appetite...

World stocks and oil prices were faltering on Friday as record-setting new coronavirus cases in several U.S. states led to worries that more ......

 2020-07-10 09:00 

Manila Standard

UK police watchdog to assess racial bias among officers...

The organisation which deals with police complaints in England and Wales on Friday announced a review into whether forces discriminate against ethnic minorities....

 2020-07-10 08:58 

Cebu Daily News

Siaton Mayor: P200K for info on killers of cop, city hall worker...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mayor Cezanne Fritz Diaz of Siaton town in Negros Oriental has offered a P200,000 reward to whoever can give a lead on the killing of a policeman and a City Hall employee, who were recently killed by unidentified motorcycle-...

 2020-07-10 08:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

13 remanded, 63 issued compounds for violating RMCO [NSTTV]...
 2020-07-10 08:57 

Malay Mail Online

Ismail Sabri: No more 250-pax limit on social events from July 15 as long as social distancing kept...

PUTRAJAYA, July 10 — The maximum number of participants or visitors for any religious, social and official functions will depend on the size of the event space and compliance of social distancing beginning July 15, said Senior Minister (Security......

 2020-07-10 08:57 

Malay Mail Online

85pc of consumers in Labuan face water supply disruption...

LABUAN, July 10 — An estimated 85 per cent of consumers in Labuan including in the town centre and nearly all 27 villages on the duty-free island have been experiencing water supply disruption since Tuesday (July 4). The water disruption is due to.....

 2020-07-10 08:56 

Cebu Daily News

DENR-7 to Cebu City: Explain cutting of trees in Guba...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has ordered a stop to the construction of a public cemetery in Barangay Guba, Cebu City until the city government has provided its plan to address the environme...

 2020-07-10 08:56 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOF warns of cybercrime surge as pandemic drives hike in online money transactions...

As more and more Filipinos go online for their financial transactions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, officials have warned of a surge in cybercrime as criminals also adjust to this "new normal." "With more commercial transactions going through cy...

 2020-07-10 08:55 

Malay Mail Online

Death of Macau's casino king comes as gambling hub faces new era...

HONG KONG, July 10 — Hong Kong's highest-profile officials and business people paid their respects today to Macau's gambling king, Stanley Ho, who built a business empire from scratch in the former Portuguese colony and became one of Asia...

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