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 2021-05-08 14:48 

Borneo Bulletin

Maldives arrests two over attack on ex-president...

MAL (AFP) - Maldives police have arrested two people over an assassination attempt on former president Mohamed Nasheed who has been taken off life....

 2021-05-08 14:47 

The Strait Times

Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties...

JEDDAH (AFP) - Saudi Arabia and Pakistan signed agreements on Saturday (May 8) to improve ties, after months of strained relations between the close allies over the disputed region of Kashmir.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-08 14:47 

Manila Bulletin

25 Killed, 52 Wounded In Blast Near Afghan School: Interior Ministry...

A blast outside a school in the Afghan capital on Saturday killed at least 25 people and wounded another 52 including students, the interior ministry said. "Sadly, 25 martyrs and 52 wounded people have been evacuated to hospitals from the site," m...

 2021-05-08 14:47 

Borneo Bulletin

Pakistan in holiday shutdown as virus cases soar...

ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistan on Saturday began a nine-day shutdown affecting travel and tourist hotspots in a bid to prevent a surge in COVID-19....

 2021-05-08 14:46 

Malay Mail Online

Bangladesh detects first cases of Indian coronavirus variant...

DHAKA, May 8 — Bangladesh has detected its first case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India, the country's health directorate said today, weeks after it sealed its borders with its neighbour. Six cases of the......

 2021-05-08 14:46 

Malay Mail Online

Myanmar's junta brands rival government a terrorist group...

YANGON, May 8 —Myanmar's military rulers have branded a rival National Unity Government a terrorist group and blamed it for bombings, arson and killings, state-controlled media said today. Myanmar's army has struggled to impose order since.....

 2021-05-08 14:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Pope Francis backs waivers on intellectual property rights for vaccines...

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Saturday (May 8) supported waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, backing a proposal by US ......

 2021-05-08 14:45 

Malay Mail Online

Perak FC CEO: Training boycott incident due to slight misunderstanding...

IPOH, May 8 — The training session boycott by Perak FC players last night was due to a slight misunderstanding, says the club's chief executive officer Rizal Ali Naizali. He said, however, the matter had been resolved through a discussion with.....

 2021-05-08 14:40 

Manila Standard

In fight against COVID variants, some firms target T cell jabs...

Getting COVID vaccines into the arms of the world's population is an international priority but will today's jabs stay effective against virus variants that are spreading across the globe?...

 2021-05-08 14:33 

ABS-CBN

Cybersex den sa Camarines Sur: 14 menor de edad, nailigtas; 4 operator, arestado...

Nasa 14 na kabataang menor de edad ang nailigtas nang salakayin ng mga pulis ang isang cybersex den sa Camarines Sur nitong Biyernes, Mayo 7....

 2021-05-08 14:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Spurs top-four hopes hang by a thread after Leeds defeat...
 2021-05-08 14:30 

Channel NewsAsia

EU agrees to potentially buy 1.8 billion doses of Pfizer-BioNTech jab...

BRUSSELS: The European Union cemented its support for Pfizer-BioNTech and its novel COVID-19 vaccine technology on Saturday (May 8) by agreeing to ......

 2021-05-08 14:30 

Manila Standard

Trump admin obtained phone records of three Post journalists...

The Trump administration secretly obtained the phone records of Washington Post journalists who reported on allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the newspaper reported Friday, prompting concerns over freedom of speech....

 2021-05-08 14:29 

Jakarta Post

US stocks end at records as weak jobs data boost stimulus hopes...

Economists had projected the economy would add a million positions as vaccines and government stimulus measures allow business to return to normal in the worlds largest economy....

 2021-05-08 14:22 

Cebu Daily News

Aquastars trip Specialists, send VisMin Cup title series to winner-take-all...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The trophy was ready to be awarded, the balloons and confetti were waiting to rain down from the rafters for the KCS Computer Specialists Mandaue City. But the MJAS Zenith Talisay City Aquastars rained on the Computer Special...

 2021-05-08 14:21 

Phnom Penh Post

PM: Don't set Covid-19 vaccination as condition for work...

Prime Minister Hun Sen on May 8 told the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training to work with factories and enterprises and refrain from setting Covid-19 vaccination as a condition for resuming work....

 2021-05-08 14:21 

Manila Bulletin

De Lima scores DOH for allowing mixed-use of vaccines after Duterte 'tantrum'...

Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday, May 8, hit the Department of Health (DOH) for allowing persons to receive different brands of COVID-19 vaccines after President Duterte ordered the recall of Sinopharm vaccines donated by China. Senator Leila de Lima (Se...

 2021-05-08 14:20 

Phnom Penh Post

Be extra vigilant for Covid symptoms, hospitals told...

The Ministry of Health told all state hospitals and maternity facilities to be extra vigilant for Covid-19 symptoms among patients....

 2021-05-08 14:20 

Manila Standard

Defects, damage suspected in Mexico metro disaster...

The collapse of a Mexico City metro overpass that left 26 people dead could have been caused by defects in the steel beams or damage to the joints, experts told AFP....

 2021-05-08 14:19 

Manila Bulletin

Duckey-less Bren blanks Work Auster again to keep MPL upper bracket hopes alive...

Defending champion Bren Esports bucked the absence of its coach Francis "Duckey" Glindro as it swept Work Auster Force anew, 2-0, to keep its MPL Philippines Season 7 Playoffs upper bracket dream alive on Saturday night, May 8....

 2021-05-08 14:15 

Manila Standard

Ched fetes Salceda with 'Father of Free Tuition in College' award...

The Commission on Higher Education has honored Albay Rep. Joey Salceda with the "Father of Free Tuition in College" award, a special recognition for his having crafted the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education (UAQTE) law....

 2021-05-08 14:14 

Channel NewsAsia

China to restrict mobile app news notifications in Internet clampdown...

SHANGHAI: China's Internet watchdog said on Saturday (May 8) that it will ban some mobile app notifications and tighten regulations as the ......

 2021-05-08 14:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Derby stay up after dramatic draw with Sheffield Wednesday...

Derby County narrowly escaped relegation after drawing 3-3 with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday on a final day of high drama at the bottom of the ......

 2021-05-08 14:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Derby stay up after dramatic draw with Sheffield Wednesday...

Derby County narrowly escaped relegation after drawing 3-3 with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday on a final day of high drama at the bottom of the ......

 2021-05-08 14:10 

Manila Standard

Jerusalem clashes wound over 200...

Israel braced for more protests Saturday after clashes at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound wounded more than 200 people and as the US, EU and regional powers urged calm after days of escalating violence....

 2021-05-08 14:06 

Channel NewsAsia

China urges UN states not to attend Xinjiang event next week...

NEW YORK: China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United States and Britain on the ......

 2021-05-08 14:05 

The Strait Times

In a stand or on a field, mothers never stop...

Mums are drivers, caterers, huggers, practice partners... and no one gives them a prize for it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-08 14:05 

Manila Bulletin

From community pantry to community adoption: Schools in Oriental Mindoro set up 'Agap Kalinga', 'Brave' pantries for Mangyans, needy families...

Several schools in Oriental Mindoro have set up their own community pantries to help needy families and Mangyan communities. In a Facebook post, the Department of Education (DepEd) lauded the efforts of Managpi National High School (MNHS) and Nag-iba Nati...

 2021-05-08 14:04 

Malay Mail Online

No cross state, district movements without police permit nationwide for four weeks starting Monday...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 —Effective Monday, all interstate and inter-district activities throughout the country will not be allowed without police permission, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. The......

 2021-05-08 14:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Retail associations say HIDE system 'grossly unfair'...
 2021-05-08 14:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Neymar extends PSG contract until 2025...

PARIS: Brazil forward Neymar has signed a new contract with Paris St Germain that will keep him in the French capital until 2025, the Ligue 1 ......

 2021-05-08 14:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Neymar extends PSG contract until 2025...

PARIS: Brazil forward Neymar has signed a new contract with Paris St Germain that will keep him in the French capital until 2025, the Ligue 1 club ......

 2021-05-08 13:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Government needs to revisit SOP, says Dr Noor Hisham...
 2021-05-08 13:44 

Malay Mail Online

Bomb attack on former Maldives president linked to Islamic extremists, police say...

MALE, May 8 — Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is conscious after life-saving surgery, his family said today, as police made two arrests in connection with a blast they said was being treated as a terror attack. Nasheed, the president of......

 2021-05-08 13:44 

Malay Mail Online

Health D-G: Pasai cluster in Sarawak saw 2,693 positive cases, 29 deaths caused by interstate travel...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The Ministry of Health has detected a potential Covid-19 super spreader which has led to some 2,693 infections and 29 deaths within the longhouse communities in Sarawak. In a press conference today, Health director-general......

 2021-05-08 13:44 

Malay Mail Online

Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter ant-junta protesters...

N'DJAMENA (Chad), May 8 — Chadian police fired tear gas y to disperse protesters, who defied a ban to demonstrate against the junta that took power after longtime ruler Idriss Deby Itno died fighting rebels. Military authorities late Friday......

 2021-05-08 13:43 

The Strait Times

Football: Spurs' top-four Premier League bid hit by loss at Leeds...

They have three games to make up five-point deficit to fourth-placed Chelsea, who play City later.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-08 13:41 

ABS-CBN

BFAR raises red tide alert in 4 more coastal areas in Visayas, Mindanao...

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Saturday cited four more areas that were found positive for paralytic shellfish poison or red tide....

 2021-05-08 13:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Spurs top-four bid hit by loss at Leeds...

Tottenham Hotspur's slim hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four faded as goals from Stuart Dallas, Patrick Bamford and Rodrigo ......

 2021-05-08 13:34 

The Strait Times

China to restrict mobile app news notifications in Internet clampdown...

Not clear which apps or social media accounts will be affected.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-08 13:34 

Malay Mail Online

Low Yat Group patriarch Low Yow Chuan dies aged 88...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Low Yat Group chairman Tan Sri Low Yow Chuan has passed away at age 88 today. According to a news report, one of his family members was quoted as saying that Low's funeral will be held on Wednesday (May 12). The group is......

 2021-05-08 13:34 

Philippine Star

Lotto results for May 8, 2021...
 2021-05-08 13:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Premises flagged under HIDE to close for three days...
 2021-05-08 13:31 

Malay Mail Online

Verstappen shades Hamilton in Barcelona final practice...

BARCELONA, May 8 — Red Bull's Max Verstappen finally got the better of the men from Mercedes at the third attempt in practice when clocking the fastest lap in today's closing session for the Spanish Grand Prix. Eclipsed by Valtteri Bottas in...

 2021-05-08 13:30 

Malay Mail Online

Real, Barca, Juventus defend Super League in face of UEFA 'threats'...

ROME, May 8 — Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus today defended the aborted Super League project in the face of "threats" from UEFA. The three clubs are the only ones from the original 12 yet to renounce the proposed competition that would....

 2021-05-08 13:30 

Malay Mail Online

Ramos injured again amid doubts over Real Madrid future...

MADRID, May 8 — Sergio Ramos has suffered a hamstring injury, Real Madrid announced today, raising the possibility the defender has played his last game for the club. Ramos will not be available now for Madrid's game against Sevilla today,......

 2021-05-08 13:29 

Manila Bulletin

Vera grateful to be part of Sanford MMA training camp...

ONE heavyweight champion Brandon Vera is grateful for the learning experience after spending training camp with Florida-based stable Sanford MMA....

 2021-05-08 13:29 

Malay Mail Online

Neymar extends PSG contract to 2025...

PARIS, May 8 — Neymar has agreed a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain until 2025, the reigning French champions announced today. The Brazilian has claimed three Ligue 1 titles with the Parisians since arriving in 2017 from Barcelona for......

 2021-05-08 13:28 

Malay Mail Online

Hazard apologised to me, the players and the club, says Zidane...

MADRID, May 8 — Zinedine Zidane said today Eden Hazard had apologised to him, the players and the club for laughing with Chelsea players after Real Madrid's Champions League exit earlier this week. Hazard joked with Chelsea's Kurt Zouma......

 2021-05-08 13:28 

Malay Mail Online

Police: Teens among 15 nabbed while having drug-laced wild party in Penang...

BUKIT MERTAJAM, May 8 — Police arrested 15 individuals including two teenagers during a raid on a wild party at a house in Taman Sri Ramai, here last night. Seberang Perai Tengah police chief ACP Shafee Abd Samad said following a tip off and......

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