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 2021-07-24 06:46 

Manila Bulletin

'Cebu City can no longer support another lockdown'...

CEBU CITY Resources here are already depleted that it can no longer support another round of lockdown, the chief of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) of this city said. City Councilor Joel Garganera was responding to queries on whether the city can st...

 2021-07-24 06:46 

Manila Bulletin

Over 13K evacuate in flood-hit Marikina City — OCD...

More than 13,000 residents were forced to flee in Marikina City after their homes were submerged in floodwater caused by monsoon rains and enhanced by typhoon "Fabian," the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) reported Saturday morning, July 24. More tha...

 2021-07-24 06:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man, in his 80s, rescued in Sg Bakap fire...
 2021-07-24 06:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Rowing-Britain dealt setback in men's eight, Netherlands advances...

Britain's title defence in the men's eight got off to a rocky start in Tokyo on Saturday, as the Netherlands scored a stunning victory to force ......

 2021-07-24 06:44 

Phnom Penh Post

CCF seizes 30,900 liters of fake sanitiser capital...

Officials from the Directorate-General of Consumer Protection, Competition and Fraud Repression (CCF) seized a total of 30,900 litres of counterfeit sanitiser in the capital's Dankgor district on July 22-23....

 2021-07-24 06:44 

Phnom Penh Post

Prey Veng shuts market amid Covid...

The Prey Veng Provincial Administration has decided to shut a Prey Veng town market for two weeks through August 6 after several vendors there tested positive for Covid-19....

 2021-07-24 06:41 

Manila Bulletin

DOST assures P1.7-B unused scholarship funds will be retuned to gov't coffers...

The unused scholarship funds amounting to P1.7 billion will be returned to the government coffers, the Science Education Institute (SEI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has assured. (DOST-SEI) DOST-SEI Director Dr. Josette Biyo assured ...

 2021-07-24 06:38 

Malay Mail Online

Despite announcement of more benefits, HartalDoktorKontrak says planned strike will go on...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Members of the #HartalDoktorKontrak movement today said their planned July 26 strike will proceed, after expressing dissatisfaction with the government's announcement of improved benefits and contract extensions......

 2021-07-24 06:37 

Philippine Star

Creamline, Chocho Mucho put perfect records on the line...
 2021-07-24 06:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pahang to reopen tourism destinations under green bubble next month...
 2021-07-24 06:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Table tennis: Clarence Chew wins first match at Olympics, progresses to next round...

TOKYO: Singapore's Clarence Chew progressed to the second round of the men's singles at the Tokyo Olympics after he upset Senegal's Ibrahima Diaw 4-2....

 2021-07-24 06:31 

Philippine Star

Wesley So Cup semis: Cordova, Antipolo look to continue giant-killing ways...
 2021-07-24 06:29 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ex-VP Binay to run for senator under Lacson-Sotto tandem...

MANILA, Philippines — Former Vice President Jejomar Binay will run for senator under the tandem of Senator Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Vicente Sotto III, the Senate President announced Saturday. Sotto is vying for the vice presidency with La...

 2021-07-24 06:29 

Manila Bulletin

1 dead, 2 hurt as falling pine tree pins taxi in Baguio...

BAGUIO CITY A call center agent was killed while her two relatives were injured when a pine tree fell on the taxi they were riding in Camp 8, Kennon Road here Friday, July 23. Baguio City Police Office director Police Col. Glen Lonogan identified the fata...

 2021-07-24 06:22 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Singapore paddler Clarence Chew beats Senegalese to reach second round...

The world No. 186 paddler beat world No. 71 Ibrahima Diaw 4-2 (11-4, 4-11, 11-3, 13-11, 3-11, 12-10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 06:19 

Manila Bulletin

Senators want Duterte to lay out plans for PH's recovery on last SONA...

Senators are not only expecting President Duterte to tout his accomplishments in the last five years, but also his plans to jumpstart the Philippines' recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic beyond his term. President Rodrigo Duterte (File photo/Malacaang...

 2021-07-24 06:17 

The Strait Times

Hanoi goes into lockdown as Covid-19 cases soar...

Authorities reported more than 7,000 new infections across the nation on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 06:15 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Horse's bad tooth ends dressage dream...

Austrian Victoria Max-Theurer's 11-year-old horse, Abegglen NRW, had been behaving strangely in training and a health check on Friday revealed a tooth infection.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 06:14 

Cebu Daily News

Derek Ramsay thanks Ellen Adarna for 'bringing so much happiness' into his life...

Actor Derek Ramsay seems happier than ever with fiance Ellen Adarna, whom he labeled as "#soontobemrsR." Ramsay emphasized just how Adarna brings "so much happiness" into his life via an appreciation post on Instagram yesterday, July 23. T...

 2021-07-24 06:14 

Manila Bulletin

PH Red Cross gears to help in rescue operations as Marikina River overflows...

The Philippine Red Cross has deployed its assets and personnel to assist in rescue operations in Marikina City, as the Marikina River swelled over the weekend due to heavy rains. Photo from Philippine Red Cross "We immediately deployed the amphibian t...

 2021-07-24 06:14 

Manila Bulletin

Former Press Sec Gomez passes away...

Former Press Secretary Tomas "Buddy" Gomez III passed away while on a spiritual pilgrimage in Spain, according to a family member. Former Press Secretary Tomas Gomez III passed away on July 22, 2021, his daughter Karen Gomez Dumpit confirmed in a ...

 2021-07-24 06:13 

The Strait Times

Bail revoked for woman who failed to wear mask at MBS and other places; now faces 22 charges in all...

Phoon Chiu Yoke, 53, has been remanded in custody.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 06:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Russia holds on to beat host Japan in 33 Olympic debut...

TOKYO--- Yulia Kozik drained a two-point jumper to give the Russian women's team a victory over the Japanese hosts in the Olympic debut of 3x3 basketball on Saturday.The heavily favored Russian Olympic Committee team never trailed in the physical matc...

 2021-07-24 06:09 

The Strait Times

Naomi Osaka in Olympic spotlight, but biracial Japanese face struggles...

TOKYO (AFP) - Emili Omuro was thrilled by Naomi Osaka's star turn at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, but the biracial teenager says Japan must do more to accept people of mixed heritage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Swimming-Peak shape Peaty set to rule in Tokyo...

Nothing at the Olympics is certain, but the prospect of Adam Peaty winning the 100 metres breaststroke gold in Tokyo is about as close to it as it ......

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Tokyo Games organisers say they tried to find solutions for breastfeeding moms...

Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they have tried to find solutions to encourage athletes with young children after a Spanish swimmer earlier this week said she had to leave her breastfeeding infant at home https://www.reuters.com/article/olympic...

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Tokyo Games organisers say they tried to find solutions for breastfeeding moms...

Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they have tried to find solutions to encourage athletes with young children after a Spanish swimmer earlier this week said she had to leave her breastfeeding infant at home https://www.reuters.com/article/olympic...

 2021-07-24 06:04 

Philippine Star

Naomi Osaka just had her 'greatest athletic achievement'...
 2021-07-24 06:04 

Malay Mail Online

Black Flag convoy drive around KL to drum up support for July 31 protest...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 A convoy of 10 cars drove around the city centre today with black flags to indicate objection towards the government, under close watch by the police. The cars made their way from Menara UOA, Bangsar Utama and spent about......

 2021-07-24 06:03 

Manila Bulletin

Pasay City LGU cancels vaccination due to heavy rains...

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano announced that the scheduled vaccination on July 24 was cancelled because of heavy rains that caused flooding in many parts of Metro Manila. Rubiano made the announcement in the city government's official Facebook ...

 2021-07-24 06:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

14,000 displaced by monsoon rains in Luzon — NDRRMC...

MANILA, Philippines — Some 14,000 persons from different parts of the country have been evacuated as heavy rains spawned by the southwest monsoon or "habagat" enhanced by Typhoon Fabian persist, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Manag...

 2021-07-24 06:02 

Philippine Star

K-drama addict Ruby Rodriguez shares her recommendations...
 2021-07-24 06:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Japan win beach volley opener by default as COVID-hit Czechs withdraw...

Japan's Miki Ishii and Megumi Murakami won the first women's match of the beach volleyball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics by default after their Czech opponents withdrew due to COVID-19.Marketa Nausch-Slukova tested positive earlier this week, f...

 2021-07-24 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Shooting-Korean great Jin eliminated in 10m pistol event...

Shooting great Jin Jong-oh's quest for a record-extending fifth individual Olympic gold did not succeed as the South Korean failed to qualify for ......

 2021-07-24 06:00 

The Strait Times

Chill pill: What have you done, KTV bros?...

Sensing the lust for vengeance bubbling in your veins, I believe we are a nation eager to hear words of healing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 05:58 

Malay Mail Online

White House: Biden assures Afghan president of continued US support...

WASHINGTON, July 24 With the last US forces on the way out of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden assured President Ashraf Ghani of US diplomatic and humanitarian support on Friday as Taliban advances piled pressure on the US-backed government......

 2021-07-24 05:58 

ABS-CBN

Cory admin Press Secretary Buddy Gomez dies during pilgrimage...

Tomas "Buddy" Gomez III, who served as press secretary under former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, has passed away, his family confirmed on Saturday....

 2021-07-24 05:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Almost 16.5mil Covid-19 vaccine doses administered as of July 23...
 2021-07-24 05:58 

Manila Bulletin

Public warned of stricter protocols amid Delta variant threat...

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) advised the public on Saturday, July 24, that stricter health and safety restrictions will be implemented following the confirmation of not only cases and death but also local transmission of the ...

 2021-07-24 05:56 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Syrian 12-year-old, Tokyo Olympics' youngest competitor, exits in first round...

TOKYO---Syria's Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round on Saturday, snapping a selfie with her Austrian opponent to remember the occasion.Zaza was battling an oppo...

 2021-07-24 05:56 

Malay Mail Online

MACC nabs district officer and surveyor over alleged bribery in Selangor...

PUTRAJAYA, July 24 A district officer and a quantity surveyor have been remanded for allegedly receiving bribes from a contractor in Selangor, bringing to five the number of people arrested so far. Putrajaya Magistrate Wira Abdul Halim today......

 2021-07-24 05:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Olmypics-Surfing-As Games debut draws near, surfers hope for big waves to show tricks...

TOKYO: New Zealand's surfing team are looking forward to showcasing the very best of their sport when it makes its Olympic debut at the Tokyo ......

 2021-07-24 05:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Archery-Unvaccinated US archers say COVID shot 'personal choice'...

Two American archers said on Saturday they were free to choose whether or not they get vaccinated against COVID-19, after a U.S. Olympic swimming ......

 2021-07-24 05:53 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Central Java residents scramble for vaccines: Governor Pranowo - ANTARA News...

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo highlighted the high level of enthusiasm among the residents to get vaccinated during a teleconference briefing with Vice ......

 2021-07-24 05:52 

The Strait Times

Fears UK public may be deleting Covid app to avoid isolating...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Politicians and scientists in the UK are concerned that people are deleting the official Covid-19 mobile phone app, or at least switching off its tracing function, to avoid having to self-isolate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Boxing-World champ Petecio takes step toward maiden women's gold...

Reigning world champion Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines took a first step towards maiden Olympic gold in women's featherweight boxing on ......

 2021-07-24 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Gymnastics-Dalaloyan reaches all-around final despite recent Achilles injury...

Russian gymnast Artur Dalaloyan prevailed over a recent Achilles injury to clinch an unlikely spot in the all-around final at the Tokyo Olympics ......

 2021-07-24 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Cycling-Van Vleuten says Olympic gold would mean less than world titles...

Dutch favourite Annemiek Van Vleuten says winning the Olympic road race at the Tokyo Games on Sunday would rank below her three world titles ......

 2021-07-24 05:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

King, Queen offer condolences to Latifah Sidek's family...
 2021-07-24 05:49 

Manila Bulletin

Dow ends above 35,000 for first time as US stocks hit records...

NEW YORK (AFP) US stocks rocketed to fresh records Friday, with the Dow finishing above 35,000 for the first time, in anticipation of more blowout earnings next week after this week's positive round of results. All three major indices finished the wee...

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