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 2020-07-06 04:06 

ABS-CBN

Terror law 'like a nightmare' for martial law survivors: Chiz...

The new anti-terrorism law is "like a nightmare being brought back again" for some critics who lived through the martial law under President Ferdinand Marcos, said former senator and Sorsogon Governor Francis "Chiz" Escudero said Monday....

 2020-07-06 04:03 

ABS-CBN

Taguig naglagay ng exercise safe zones...

Nagtalaga ang Taguig city government ng "safe zone" para sa mga residente nitong gustong mag-ehersisyo....

 2020-07-06 03:59 

ABS-CBN

When coronavirus robs you of your sense of smell...

Anosmia -- the loss of one's sense of smell -- may be an invisible handicap, but is psychologically difficult to live with and has no real treatment. And it is the price that an increasing number of people are paying after surviving a brush with the c...

 2020-07-06 03:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PM: Up to gov't to realise rosy forecast for Malaysia's economy...
 2020-07-06 03:50 

Malay Mail Online

City in China's Inner Mongolia warns after suspected bubonic plague case...

BEIJING, July 6 — Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning yesterday, one day after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague. The health committee of the city of Bayan Nur issued the......

 2020-07-06 03:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Foreign investors offload RM339m net of Malaysian stocks...
 2020-07-06 03:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Meralco to refund consumers who paid their installment plan in full...

MANILA, Philippines — Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) consumers, who are entitled to pay in installments but paid their bills in full even through their credit cards, may refund their pay. Meralco chief executive officer and president Ray Espinosa ann...

 2020-07-06 03:45 

ABS-CBN

Lalaking nagnakaw umano ng 2 luncheon meat arestado sa Maynila...

Ikinulong ang 53 anyos na lalaki dahil sa pagnanakaw umano ng canned goods sa isang grocery store sa Paco, Maynila....

 2020-07-06 03:43 

Malay Mail Online

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras...

DHARAMSALA, July 6 — The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom today, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras and teachings. Inner World kicks off with the track One Of My Favourite Prayers and continues with the exiled......

 2020-07-06 03:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Children and posture...
 2020-07-06 03:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

8 cars, 53 motorcycles go up in smoke in Gombak blaze...
 2020-07-06 03:34 

Malay Mail Online

When Covid-19 robs you of your sense of smell...

PARIS, July 5 — "What I miss most is the smell of my son when I kiss him, the smell of my wife's body," says Jean-Michel Maillard. Anosmia — the loss of one's sense of smell — may be an invisible handicap, but is psycholo...

 2020-07-06 03:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PNP chief: Dismissal in 15 days for 2 cops tagged in teenage girl's killing...

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Archie Gamboa wants the dismissal from service of two Ilocos Sur police officers tagged in the killing of a 15-year-old girl who earlier filed an acts of lasciviousness complaint agai...

 2020-07-06 03:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Burmese Python' tests positive for Covid-19...
 2020-07-06 03:30 

Malay Mail Online

Lawyers group condemns cops' harassment of Parlimen Digital participants...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — The police should stop their "unwarranted probe" into the participants of the recent youth-led Parlimen Digital session as they have not broken any laws, said human rights advocate group, Lawyers for Liberty. In a......

 2020-07-06 03:28 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia among countries recognised as having successfully dealt with Covid-19 pandemic, says Muhyiddin...

PUTRAJAYA, July 6 — Malaysia has been recognised as one of the most successful countries in the world in handling and controlling the Covid-29 pandemic, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Addressing about 250 staff of the Prime......

 2020-07-06 03:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Umno gets back its RM192 million, withdraws contempt proceedings...
 2020-07-06 03:22 

Malay Mail Online

Muhyiddin tells Putrajaya to move with times as country rebuilds post-Covid-19...

PUTRAJAYA, July 6 — The procedure and way of working in the government must be reviewed to help the country rebuild itself in the new normal post-Covid-19, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He said the old ways were no longer suitable......

 2020-07-06 03:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Uber, Postmates agree on US$2.65 billion all-stock deal: Bloomberg News...

Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed on a deal to buy food-delivery app Postmates Inc in a US$2.65 billion all-stock agreement, ......

 2020-07-06 03:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PM tells civil servants not to let red tape hinder Covid-19 recovery efforts...
 2020-07-06 03:16 

Phnom Penh Post

Ministry: Over 3,450 court cases cleared...

The Ministry of Justice has announced that one month after putting in place a campaign to clear the backlog of court cases in the capital and provinces, 3,454 of the nearly 40,000 criminal cases have been cleared. The ministry expects the remaining cases ...

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

Lower Sesan II dam substation injects Ratanakkiri with 50MW more power...

The 400MW Lower Sesan II Hydropower Dam will provide Ratanakkiri province with 50MW of electricity via a newly completed substation that was officially launched last week, said a provincial electricity authority official....

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

Protected land given to people...

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered three ministries to allocate land in protected areas, including wildlife sanctuaries, to the people. Possible recipients can receive previously banned land if they can show they are truly dependent and lived there for ma...

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

Two men steal Buddha statues, sent to court...

Prey Veng provincial police on Sunday sent two suspects to court for the theft of 14 Buddha statues from a pagoda....

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

Cabinet okays new draft laws...

The Cabinet approved two new draft laws on Friday one on the management, use and handling of state property and another on commercial gambling management said a press release issued by the Council of Ministers....

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

Artisans knitting a new career path...

The Artisans' Association of Cambodia (AAC), a membership-based organisation for craft producers and sellers, seeks government support in pursuing economic diversification beyond the coronavirus-hit tourism sector. The AAC comprises 36 handicraft grou...

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

Coffee maker roasted for producing fake product...

The Ministry of Interior's Counter Counterfeit Committee will send a suspect to court on Monday after she allegedly roasted coffee mixed with soybeans and other ingredients, creating a product which could pose a high risk to consumers' health....

 2020-07-06 03:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Indonesian farmers urged to grow crops that elephants do not eat...
 2020-07-06 03:15 

Phnom Penh Post

NagaWorld casinos set to reopen, schools to follow...

NAGACORP Ltd has requested that it be allowed to reopen its NagaWorld integrated resorts in Phnom Penh after the government recently approved casinos to operate again, provided they follow Covid-19 prevention measures set by the Ministry of Health....

 2020-07-06 03:15 

Malay Mail Online

Uber, Postmates agree on US$2.65b all-stock deal, reports Bloomberg News...

NEW YORK, July 6 — Ride-sharing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed on a deal to buy food-delivery app Postmates Inc in a US$2.65 billion (RM11.35 billion) all-stock agreement, Bloomberg News reported late yesterday, citing people familiar......

 2020-07-06 03:14 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: 4th of July fireworks...

Spectacular fireworks lit up the night sky across the US as the country celebrated its Independence Day on July 4, 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-06 03:12 

Malay Mail Online

Cops to quiz Bersih 2.0 chairman over Facebook post urging protest against 'Sheraton Move'...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — Election watchdog Bersih 2.0 said today its chairman Thomas Fann has been called in by the police for questioning tomorrow over a post on the group's Facebook page back in February 29. Fann is being investigated under......

 2020-07-06 03:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Chile crosses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths as president announces aid package...

Chile recorded 10,159 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, as President Sebastian Pinera announced a $1.5 billion aid package to help the middle class, ......

 2020-07-06 03:09 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Day 7 on the campaign trail...

SINGAPORE: It is the week of the General Election and more walkabouts are expected, although online rallies will continue due to the threat of ......

 2020-07-06 03:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penang tunnel scandal: MACC arrives at Komtar to continue probe...
 2020-07-06 03:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Brexit talks move to London after tough week in Brussels...

Britain's separation talks with the European Union resume Monday with few signs of compromise on a new trade agreement and time running out to ......

 2020-07-06 03:04 

Malay Mail Online

Brexit talks move to London after tough week in Brussels...

LONDON, July 6 — Britain's separation talks with the European Union resume today with few signs of compromise on a new trade agreement and time running out to avoid a messy split. London will host EU negotiator Michel Barnier after a round of......

 2020-07-06 03:03 

ABS-CBN

'Nobody' can release terror suspects from 24-day warrantless detention: lawyer...

"Nobody" can interfere with the 24-day arrest of terror suspects under the new Anti-Terror Law that critics say could be used to target government critics, a lawyer who is leading the Supreme Court challenge against the measure said Monday....

 2020-07-06 03:02 

Philippine Star

TJ Monterde on wedding with KZ Tandingan, launching mainstream Bisaya songs...

Singer TJ Monterde revealed that his wedding with fellow recording star KZ Tandingan will be delayed due to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic....

 2020-07-06 03:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PNP logs 22 more COVID-19 cases, overall tally jumps to 902...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded 22 more confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases within its ranks, increasing the total number of infections in the national police force to 902. Four hundred fourtee...

 2020-07-06 03:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: What Malaysians searched for in June...
 2020-07-06 03:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Post-Covid-19: Entertainment clubs can convert to restaurants...
 2020-07-06 03:00 

Manila Standard

Rocket fired at Baghdad airport, no explosion: security source...

A rocket landed near Baghdad airport overnight but did not explode, an Iraqi security source said, after two other rocket attacks targeted American diplomatic and military installations at the weekend....

 2020-07-06 02:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Saudi Arabia announces Haj health measures for domestic pilgrims...

Saudi Arabia announced health protocols to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the 2020 haj season, banning gatherings and meetings ......

 2020-07-06 02:54 

ABS-CBN

Walang cellphone, walang pang-load: Mga tsuper hirap makabalik pasada dahil walang QR code...

MAYNILA — Nahihirapan ang ilang mga tsuper sa pagbabalik pasada dahil sa kawalan ng internet access at cellphone para makagamit ng QR code, ayon sa national president ng isang transport group nitong Lunes....

 2020-07-06 02:53 

The Strait Times

Virgin Australia bondholders seek permission to put forward sale alternative...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Virgin Australia Holdings bondholders have applied to the Takeovers Panel for approval to allow them to make an alternative proposal to creditors for the sale of the airline to private equity group Bain Capital, the panel said on Monday...

 2020-07-06 02:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Looters target Myanmar temple treasures in tourist slump...

A squad of armed police patrol Myanmar's sacred site of Bagan under the cover of night, taking on plunderers snatching relics from temples ......

 2020-07-06 02:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Senior legal officer claims trial to two counts of bribery...
 2020-07-06 02:51 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19: Bolivian health minister tests positive as virus hits cabinet...

Bolivian Health Minister Eidy Roca has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the third member of the cabinet to be infected in four days, interim ......

 2020-07-06 02:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nine, including toddler, injured in Kepala Batas road crash...

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