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 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 

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 07:55 

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 07:43 

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 07:41 

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 07:38 

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 07:28 

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....

 2019-07-21 07:10 

Philippine Star

'Manny Pacquiao beat me': Keith Thurman lauds Pacman after defeat...

Keith Thurman took to twitter shortly after the bout and congratulated Manny Pacquiao on the win. by Luisa Morales...

 2019-07-21 07:07 

Manila Bulletin

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

DUBAI - 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....

 2019-07-21 07:07 

Manila Bulletin

330 tons of garbage collected at Baseco in just 3 weeks...

About 30,000 kilograms of garbage, mostly single-use plastics, have been collected along the Baseco Beach in Manila within just two weeks of cleanup operations....

 2019-07-21 07:07 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Catriona Gray raises Philippine flag during Pacquiao-Thurman bout...

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray served as the flag bearer during the boxing match. by Rosette Adel...

 2019-07-21 07:06 

Malay Mail Online

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

KYOTO, July 21 — The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink. But today, one was mourning the other, a victim of the arson attack on a Japanese animation studio that has......

 2019-07-21 07:06 

Jakarta Post

Manmade ruin adds 7,000 species to endangered 'Red List'...

Mankinds destruction of nature is driving species to the brink of extinction at an unprecedented rate, the leading wildlife conservation body warned Thursday as it added more than 7,000 animals, fish and plants to its endangered Red List....

 2019-07-21 07:05 

Manila Bulletin

De Lima to Duterte: Stop the lies, crude jokes...

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Sunday said she hopes President Duterte would do away with his crude jokes and lies when he delivers his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 22....

 2019-07-21 07:04 

Manila Bulletin

Indonesian soldier killed in fresh Papua attack...

An Indonesian soldier was killed in a gun battle with separatist rebels in the restive province of Papua as he guarded a building site, the military has said....

 2019-07-21 07:02 

Manila Bulletin

Japan votes for upper house; Abe's party seen as favorite...

TOKYO — Japanese were voting Sunday in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority....

 2019-07-21 07:01 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte stumbled, had setbacks but continues to stay on top...

The country's firebrand leader had some moments of stumbles and setbacks but managed to stay on top on his third year in office....

 2019-07-21 07:00 

Manila Bulletin

More than 1,000 firefighters battle Portugal wildfires...

More than a thousand firefighters battled Sunday to control wildfires in central Portugal that have forced village evacuations, in a region where dozens were killed in huge blazes in 2017....

 2019-07-21 07:00 

Malay Mail Online

Move over Hollywood, tourist island Cyprus is ready to roll...

NICOSIA, July 21 — Watch out Hollywood and Bollywood, the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus that has built a reputation as a tourist magnet thanks to its pristine beaches wants a piece of the action: Enter "Olivewood" and Nicolas Cage.....

 2019-07-21 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia...

TUNIS - Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country....

 2019-07-21 06:56 

Manila Bulletin

Catholic Priest on Bikoy Charges: To be critical is not seditious...

The filing of sedition charges against some members of the clergy is meant to scare and silence critics of the administration, according to a Catholic priest....

 2019-07-21 06:55 

ABS-CBN

Grupo may 'patikim' na protesta sa bisperas ng SONA...

Nagsagawa ang grupong BAYAN ng kilos protesta nitong Linggo sa Mendiola, na anila'y patikim sa mga rally na aasahan sa Lunes, araw ng ika-4 na SONA ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte....

 2019-07-21 06:55 

Manila Bulletin

Crime rate down; drug death toll up...

Three years after President Duterte launched his war on drugs, the Philippine National Police (PNP) is continuously being hounded by controversies ranging from allegations on human rights abuses and costly operational blunders....

 2019-07-21 06:52 

The Strait Times

US expresses concern over China-Vietnam standoff and Chinese oil, gas activities in South China Sea...

WASHINGTON - The United States has weighed in on an ongoing standoff between Vietnam and China over Chinese operations in the South China Sea, urging Beijing to cease interfering with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters.. Read more at straitstim...

 2019-07-21 06:52 

ABS-CBN

Duterte to discuss corruption, drugs, West PH Sea in 4th SONA...

President Rodrigo Duterte will discuss corruption, illegal drugs, criminality, rebellion, and issues about the West Philippine Sea among others in his fourth State of the Nation Address, Malacaang said Sunday....

 2019-07-21 06:51 

Manila Bulletin

Belmonte pens 14-point executive agenda; decentralization lies at its core...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte is keen on providing a much improved delivery of efficient and responsive social services through her comprehensive executive agenda that will create lasting change in the locality....

 2019-07-21 06:48 

Manila Bulletin

Goal: Get 6M Pinoys out of poverty...

Efforts to attain the Duterte administration's goal of lifting six million Filipinos out of poverty has gathered steam in the past three years....

 2019-07-21 06:45 

ABS-CBN

WATCH: Cheers erupt across PH as Pacquiao defeats Thurman...

Cheers were heard across the country as Sen. Manny Pacquiao defeated Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight title via split decision....

 2019-07-21 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Brilliant Pacquiao downs Thurman to capture WBA crown...

LAS VEGAS: Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to become the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history with a thrilling split decision victory over WBA champion Keith Thurman on Saturday....

 2019-07-21 06:44 

Manila Bulletin

EcoWaste cites Angeles City government for immediate action on mercury laced skin products...

Environmental group EcoWaste Coalition has cited the Angeles City government for its swift response to the report of the unlawful sale of mercury-contaminated skin whitening products in the locality....

 2019-07-21 06:38 

Philippine Star

Sports stars come out to watch #PacquiaoThurman...

Among the 14,000-strong sellout crowd were high profile sports personalities. by Luisa Morales...

 2019-07-21 06:37 

Manila Bulletin

DPWH rolls out road projects to solve EDSA, C-5 traffic...

Decongesting the major thoroughfares in Metro Manila has been the key goal of the infrastructure department since 2016, so constructing several bypass roads and elevated expressways around the metropolis was seen as the long-term solution for the lingerin...

 2019-07-21 06:36 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Soldier securing Trans-Papua road project dies of shot wound: mily...

An Indonesian soldier died of a serious shot wound on his waist after a group of armed Papuan separatists launched a hit-and-run attack on the army personnel securing the construction process of a bridge in Yuguru Subdistrict, ......

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