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 2019-07-21 08:32 

Manila Bulletin

Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats...

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he's even saying it at all....

 2019-07-21 08:27 

Manila Bulletin

Fan suffers fatal heart attack while watching Pacquiao-Thurman fight...

A 68-year-old boxing fan died from suspected heart attack while watching the fight between Senator Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman in a covered court in Marikina City on Sunday....

 2019-07-21 08:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Anwar: PKR will continue to work as a team...
 2019-07-21 08:20 

Manila Bulletin

BOC tightens watch on importers, orders them to register...

Representatives of importers and other stakeholders have been ordered to register with the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as part of its stricter watch over transactions....

 2019-07-21 08:19 

Manila Bulletin

Hong Kong locks down as thousands gather for latest anti-extradition bill rally...

HONG KONG - Thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday for the latest in a series of mass protests over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and revived public opposition to Beijing's tight...

 2019-07-21 08:16 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Isko congratulates Pacquiao for winning WBA crown...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso hailed boxing champion Sen. Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao's victory and said the latter is an example of someone who triumphed over poverty through hard work....

 2019-07-21 08:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lam Thye calls for task force to address school bullying...
 2019-07-21 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

'Angel's Burger' opens 11th commissary in Marikina City...

A family-owned company that operates the popular burger joint "Angel's Burger" opened its state-of-the-art commissary in Marikina City on Sunday....

 2019-07-21 08:07 

Manila Bulletin

Hontiveros hoping Duterte will explain his foreign policy in SONA...

Incumbent Senator Risa Hontiveros is hoping that President Rodrigo Duterte will finally discuss his foreign policy in his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 22....

 2019-07-21 08:05 

Manila Bulletin

US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea...

HANOI, Vietnam — The United States said it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam accuses Beijing of violating its sovereignty....

 2019-07-21 08:04 

Manila Bulletin

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson...

TOKYO — Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday....

 2019-07-21 08:02 

Manila Bulletin

FDA issues warning against 4 food products...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against consuming four food products that were found unregistered with the agency....

 2019-07-21 08:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sultan Selangor, Tengku Permaisuri take part in tree-planting programme...
 2019-07-21 08:00 

Malay Mail Online

Lavender back in fashion with French farmers...

CHATUZANGE-LE-GOUBET (France), July 21 — Working its way across a purple-green field in southern France, a claw-fitted tractor harvests plants of lavender destined to become essential oil as a traditional sector stages a modest comeback. "They.....

 2019-07-21 08:00 

The Strait Times

US wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape...

COLOMBO (REUTERS) - The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television ...

 2019-07-21 07:59 

Manila Bulletin

'Open City' for SONA protesters; NCRPO to waive 'usual security measures'...

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will be converting Commonwealth Avenue and nearby areas outside the Batasan Pambansa in Quezon City into a virtual "open city" for protesters, the most gracious offer so far for anti-administration...

 2019-07-21 07:59 

The Strait Times

All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV...

DUBAI (REUTERS) - The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday (July 21).. Read more at st...

 2019-07-21 07:59 

Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin ran the Apollo 11 story in 1969...

"Robot 'digger' lands? Apollo 11 catching up,"This was the Manila Bulletin's headline on July 20, 1969, some 50 years ago....

 2019-07-21 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

Ukrainian leader seeks backing to fight corruption in vote...

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainians are voting in an early parliamentary election in which the new party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes....

 2019-07-21 07:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PacMan downs Thurman to capture WBA crown...
 2019-07-21 07:56 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo expects 'inspirational' SONA from Duterte...

Vice President Leni Robredo wants Duterte to deliver an "inspirational" SONA that will unify the country and the Filipino people....

 2019-07-21 07:55 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki inatake sa puso habang nanonood ng laban ni Pacquiao...

Namatay nitong Linggo sa Cebu City ang isang 41 anyos na lalaki nang atakihin sa puso habang nanonood ng laban ni Manny Pacquiao at Keith Thurman....

 2019-07-21 07:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Locked gate sees victims being carried over wire fence to escape blaze...
 2019-07-21 07:49 

Manila Bulletin

It's all systems go for Duterte's fourth SONA House officials...

It's all systems go for the fourth State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte (SONA)....

 2019-07-21 07:48 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Vessel with 25 passengers aboard sinks on Ketapang waters...

As the search for Mega Tug Boat's four missing crew members is still under way, the Search and Rescue Office in Pontianak, West Kalimantan Province, was reported that MV Arta Jaya carrying 25 passengers aboard has sunk around ......

 2019-07-21 07:44 

Bangkok Post

Free-range duck raisers also hit by drought...

PHITSANULOK: The ongoing dry spell has affected not only rice-growing farmers but also free-ranging duck raisers who say they are producing fewer and smaller eggs than usual, according to farmers in this central northern province....

 2019-07-21 07:43 

Manila Bulletin

A 'shy, talented drawer' mourner remembers friend lost in Japan arson attack...

KYOTO, Japan - The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink. But on Sunday, one was mourning the other, a victim of the arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that has claimed 34 ...

 2019-07-21 07:43 

Bangkok Post

Pasak Jolasid dam now less than 5% of capacity...

LOP BURI: Pasak Jolasid dam in tambon Nong Bua of Patthana Nikhom district now has only 46 million cubic metres of water left, or only 4.82% of its full capacity of 960 milllion cubic metres, according to media reports....

 2019-07-21 07:41 

Manila Bulletin

Sotto expects no changes in Senate leadership...

Senator Vicente Sotto III on Sunday said he was expecting no "fireworks" when they elect the Senate President at the opening of the first regular session of the 18th Congress on Monday....

 2019-07-21 07:40 

The Strait Times

Female suicide bomber kills six in north-west Pakistan...

PESHAWAR (AFP) - A female suicide bomber killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive north-west Sunday (June 21) in an attack claimed by the Taleban, officials said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 07:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Agong offers condolences to families of fire victims in Kuantan...
 2019-07-21 07:38 

The Strait Times

Ukraine comedian president's party tipped to win Parliament vote...

KIEV (AFP) - Ukrainians on Sunday (July 21) went to the polls to elect a new Parliament as comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelensky seeks to bring in political novices and consolidate his power.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 07:37 

Malay Mail Online

Despite Azmin and others' absence, Anwar sees PKR leaders retreat as a success...

PORT DICKSON, July 21 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim considered the party's three-day retreat here a success notwithstanding the notable absence of his deputy, Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, and several other senior leaders. Anwar also......

 2019-07-21 07:37 

Manila Bulletin

Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum...

KIESZTHELY, Hungary - A vast and "unique" trove of antique and Roman-era coins, unearthed in what was one of Hungary's wartime Jewish ghettos, is proving a conundrum for historians....

 2019-07-21 07:32 

Manila Bulletin

Water level at Angat Dam continues to rise...

The water level at Angat Dam continued to rise on Sunday—but only slightly....

 2019-07-21 07:31 

Bangkok Post

Cambodia government orders strict registration of foreigners...

Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng has instructed all residence owners around the country of the need to report foreigners who come to stay in their residences to strengthen immigration law enforcement....

 2019-07-21 07:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong locks down as thousands gather for latest anti-extradition bill rally...

HONG KONG: Thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday (Jul 21) for the latest in a series of mass protests over an extradition ......

 2019-07-21 07:28 

Malay Mail Online

Arsenal next-gen ready to 'take on the world', says youngster Saka...

NORTH CAROLINA, July 21 — After impressing in a starting role for Arsenal in their 3-0 win over Fiorentina yesterday, 17-year-old Bukayo Saka said he is ready to "take on the world" as part of an exciting next generation of talent. Arsenal.....

 2019-07-21 07:23 

Manila Bulletin

Female suicide bomber kills six in northwest Pakistan...

A female suicide bomber killed six people -- including two policemen -- in Pakistan's restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said....

 2019-07-21 07:23 

Manila Bulletin

Johnson bracing to become Britain's Brexit PM...

Boris Johnson is expected to become Britain's next prime minister this week, vowing to deliver Brexit on October 31 come what may, in the face of fierce opposition in parliament....

 2019-07-21 07:22 

Malay Mail Online

SOS Mediterranee relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya...

PARIS, July 21 — Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said today it has relaunched migrant rescue operations off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon efforts using its ship Aquarius. SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF)......

 2019-07-21 07:22 

ABS-CBN

Velasco confident Cayetano will secure House Speakership...

Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano will assume the House Speaker post, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco said Sunday....

 2019-07-21 07:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Watch: Netizens see red over two little 'daredevils' on moving car...
 2019-07-21 07:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby - Rusty All Blacks have plenty of room for improvement...

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will breathe a huge sigh of relief that his final preparations for the Rugby World Cup got off to a winning start, ......

 2019-07-21 07:20 

ABS-CBN

Lalaking 'nanggahasa' sa kapatid ng nobya arestado sa San Juan...

Naaresto noong hapon ng Sabado sa San Juan City ang isang 19 anyos na lalaki na umano ay nanggahasa sa 16 anyos na kapatid na babae ng kaniyang nobya....

 2019-07-21 07:18 

Malay Mail Online

Female suicide bomber kills six in northwest Pakistan...

PESHAWAR, July 21 — A female suicide bomber killed six people — including two policemen — in Pakistan's restive northwest today in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials said. The attack happened at the entrance of a hospital in...

 2019-07-21 07:17 

Manila Bulletin

Reward for booth teller who returned $10,000...

IBAAN, Batangas — Jaymart Perez Manlimid, 23, was on his third day on the job last May 3 as a toll booth teller but couldn't concentrate on his work because he was preoccupied with his motorcycle's monthly instalment which was overdue....

 2019-07-21 07:16 

The Strait Times

Iran's oil tanker seizure sparks questions over owners and flags...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Escalating tensions in the Middle East's biggest shipping chokepoint is raising speculation over who is responsible for tankers ensnared in the hostilities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 07:14 

Manila Bulletin

Iran says its seizure of British ship a 'reciprocal' move...

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain's role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski ...

 2019-07-21 07:14 

Malay Mail Online

All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe, Iranian TV reports...

DUBAI, July 21 — The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV today. "All 23 crew members....

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