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 2021-08-02 10:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive-Ethiopia to reopen bidding for second telecoms licence, officials say...

ADDIS ABABA -Ethiopia will reopen bidding for its second telecoms operator licence this month, two senior government officials said on Monday, ......

 2021-08-02 10:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Equestrian-Britain win team eventing gold medal...

Britain's Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen won team gold in equestrian eventing at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday....

 2021-08-02 10:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Equestrian-Britain win team eventing gold after decades in 2nd place...

Britain's Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen won team gold in equestrian eventing at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday....

 2021-08-02 10:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

England's Mings reveals mental health issue before Euro 2020...
 2021-08-02 10:45 

The Strait Times

Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on Aug 2...

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Monday, Aug 2.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 10:45 

Manila Standard

US, UK, Israel blame Iran for tanker attack...

Jerusalem---Israel's key allies the United States and Britain joined it Sunday in blaming Iran for a deadly tanker attack off Oman, despite Tehran's denials, and Washington vowed an "appropriate response."...

 2021-08-02 10:41 

The Strait Times

Efforts to make mental health treatment more affordable, optimise insurance coverage for Singaporeans...

Govt is also looking at the provision of infrastructure to deal with Singapore's needs. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 10:41 

Malay Mail Online

American Carey wins women's gymnastics floor gold at Olympics...

TOKYO, Aug 2 American Jade Carey won women's gymnastics floor gold at the Olympics today in a quick upturn in fortune after disappointing in the vault final 24 hours earlier. The 21-year-old from Arizona tumbled her way to a score of 14.366 to......

 2021-08-02 10:41 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Mindset change, serving culture are main basis for ASN: legislator - ANTARA News...

Core values and employer branding that President Joko Widodo set for state civil apparatus (ASN) must be embraced with a change in mindset and serving ......

 2021-08-02 10:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's athletes should be held accountable for Olympic performances, but line drawn at 'malicious' criticism: Edwin Tong...

ENOSHIMA, Japan: Singapore's athletes at the Olympic Games have a responsibility to be held accountable for their performances but there is a ......

 2021-08-02 10:40 

Manila Standard

20 dead, 300k stranded in flood-hit Bangladesh area...

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh---Monsoon floods and landslides have cut off more than 300,000 people in villages across southeast Bangladesh and killed at least 20 people, including six Rohingya refugees, officials said Friday....

 2021-08-02 10:39 

ABS-CBN

Ilang ospital, LGU nakapagtatala na ng mas maraming COVID-19 cases...

Patuloy ang pagdami ng COVID-19 cases sa Philippine General Hospital....

 2021-08-02 10:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kuching cops bust online gambling syndicate operating from terraced house...
 2021-08-02 10:38 

ABS-CBN

Comelec debunks fake news: Pinoys don't need specific ID, vaccination to vote in 2022...

An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday issued clarification against several misinformation meant as "voter suppression tactic" ahead of the 2022 national elections....

 2021-08-02 10:37 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit ends lower against US dollar...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — The ringgit closed marginally weaker against the US dollar on Monday on concerns over the continuously high number of daily Covid-19 cases in the country, which recorded 15,764 cases today, said an analyst. At 6pm, the local......

 2021-08-02 10:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

SEEK Asia appoints Vic Sithasanan as JobStreet Malaysia's new MD...
 2021-08-02 10:35 

Manila Standard

Ismail Haniyeh reelected leader of Hamas group...

Gaza City---Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected unopposed, officials confirmed Monday, furthering his grip over the Palestinian Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip after recent clashes with Israel....

 2021-08-02 10:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

In Sabah first, noodle factory fined for using expired halal certificate...
 2021-08-02 10:33 

Malay Mail Online

PM: Labuan, Perlis and Sarawak to enter Phase 3 of NRP on Aug 4...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced this evening that three states, Perlis, Sarawak and Labuan, will enter Phase 3 of the National Recovery Plan (NRPP) starting August 4. In a statement on his Facebook,......

 2021-08-02 10:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, including 25 unlinked...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections as of noon on Monday (Aug 2), including 25 with no links to previous ......

 2021-08-02 10:32 

Channel NewsAsia

34-year-old imported COVID-19 case dies; 106 new locally transmitted infections in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: A 34-year-old imported COVID-19 case died in Singapore on Sunday (Aug 1) from complications due to the disease, said the Ministry of ......

 2021-08-02 10:32 

ABS-CBN

415,000 more doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Philippines...

At least 415,000 more doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the United Kingdom, arrived in the Philippines on Monday....

 2021-08-02 10:31 

Philippine Star

Group seeks return of Filipino, Panitikan as core subjects in college...
 2021-08-02 10:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Death toll from flooding in China's Henan province jumps to 302...

BEIJING: More than 300 people died in recent flooding in China's Henan province, authorities said on Monday (Aug 2), three times the previously ......

 2021-08-02 10:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai central bank expected to hold rate at record low amid COVID-19 surge - Reuters poll...

Thailand's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rate at a record low 0.50per cent on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ......

 2021-08-02 10:30 

Manila Standard

Aid group: More than 700 saved from Mediterranean this weekend...

Marseille---Rescue ships picked up more than 700 people trying to cross the Mediterranean in makeshift vessels this weekend, mainly off the coasts of Libya and Malta, a migrant aid group said Sunday....

 2021-08-02 10:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ivory to develop residential properties worth RM2bil in Kedah's AirportCity project...
 2021-08-02 10:28 

The Strait Times

106 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, including 25 unlinked...

Seven of the cases are seniors above 70 who are partially vaccinated or unvaccinated, and at risk of serious illness.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 10:27 

Cebu Daily News

Mayor Cortes on late councilor Del Mar: He was one of the city's treasures...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes described the late councilor Carmelino "Jun" Del Mar Jr. as "one of the city's treasures" who was a workhorse in the city council. Cortes said this after confirming that Del Mar ...

 2021-08-02 10:27 

Malay Mail Online

Dollar resumes downtrend after worst week since May...

LONDON, Aug 2 — The dollar lurched lower today, back towards the one-month lows hit last week when it became clear the Fed was in no hurry to tighten policy and policymakers broadly shared Chairman Jerome Powell's view that rate rises were "...

 2021-08-02 10:27 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore train service between Ang Mo Kio and Yishun MRT stations disrupted after commuter climbed onto tracks...

SINGAPORE, Aug 2 — Train services between Ang Mo Kio and Yishun MRT stations on the North-South Line were disrupted at about 1.55pm for about 25 minutes today, after a female commuter climbed over the half-height platform screen doors at Yio Chu......

 2021-08-02 10:27 

Manila Bulletin

'Itaga Mo Sa Bato' art exhibit criticized for its 'homophobic and misogynistic messages'...

Artist Chalk Zaldivar's latest exhibit features gravestones engraved with statements such as 'Pansexual, scientific name ng malandi' and 'Hindi naghihirap ang babaeng may suso ' Filipino artist Chalk Zaldivar is being criticized for hi...

 2021-08-02 10:26 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 cases tumaas sa maraming siyudad, probinsiya: DOH...

Kalahati ng mga siyudad at probinsiya sa buong Pilipinas ang nakitaan ng pagtaas ng mga kaso ng COVID-19....

 2021-08-02 10:25 

ABS-CBN

Philippines' COVID-19 Delta variant death toll climbs to 9: DOH...

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday confirmed that 9 COVID-19 Delta variant carriers in the country have died, while 17 patients who tested positive for the more contagious strain are classified as active cases....

 2021-08-02 10:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Italy hails Olympic track and field heroes...
 2021-08-02 10:25 

Manila Standard

TikTok star Barajas, friend shot dead in unprovoked hit at cinema...

Los Angeles---TikTok star Anthony Barajas has died after being shot at a California movie theater in what authorities described as a "random and unprovoked" attack....

 2021-08-02 10:24 

Malay Mail Online

Immigration D-G: Repatriation programme counters moved to KLIA's level 2 short-term car park...

SEPANG, Aug 2 The repatriation process of undocumented migrants under the government's recalibration programme at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has been moved to the Short Term Car Park located at Level 2, Block B. The......

 2021-08-02 10:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Ex-AOA member Kwon Mina attempts suicide...
 2021-08-02 10:22 

Malay Mail Online

China's Liu wins gymnastics rings gold at Olympics...

TOKYO, Aug 2 Liu Yang won the men's gymnastics rings gold at the Olympics today, with You Hao completing a one-two for China. Eleftherios Petrounias, Greece's defending champion from the Rio Games, took the bronze. Liu, 26, who took team......

 2021-08-02 10:21 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki sa Capiz pinagsasaksak sa harap ng pamilya; suspek timbog...

Patay ang isang lalaki sa Dao, Capiz nitong Linggo ng hapon matapos siyang saksakin sa Barangay Lacaron sa harap mismo ng kaniyang mag-ina....

 2021-08-02 10:21 

Manila Bulletin

BPI aims to lead digital banking market...

Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is competing in the digital space as is, not as a formal digital bank, via a suite of apps for each customer segments to get as much of the growing digital market in less time, according to its president and ...

 2021-08-02 10:20 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore allows walk-in at 11 Moderna Covid-19 vaccination centres...

SINGAPORE, Aug 2 — No prior appointment is needed from today at the 11 Moderna Covid-19 vaccination centres in Singapore, announced the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH). It is aimed to further increase the convenience for all Singaporeans,......

 2021-08-02 10:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sim Leisure expects investment on new Escape Cameron Highlands to breach RM100mil...
 2021-08-02 10:20 

The Strait Times

Football: England's Mings reveals mental health issue before Euro 2020...

LONDON (AFP) - England defender Tyrone Mings has revealed he struggled with mental health problems at the start of Euro 2020 after critics questioned whether he deserved a place in the team.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-02 10:20 

Manila Bulletin

Mark your calendars! Perseids meteor shower set to reach peak on August 12-13...

(PIXABAY) The annual Perseids meteor shower is set to reach its peak on Aug. 12-13 with as many as 50 meteors per hour, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its August astronomical diary. "I...

 2021-08-02 10:18 

Bangkok Post

Protest leader arrested outside police bureau...

Protest leader Jatupat "Pai Daodin" Boonpathararaksa was arrested on Monday during a rally in front of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) demanding the release of protesters detained during anti-government demonstrations on Sunday....

 2021-08-02 10:17 

Malay Mail Online

China beat Germany to win Olympic gold in women's team sprint...

SHIZUOKA, Aug 2 China edged out Germany to win the first track cycling gold of the Tokyo Olympics in the women's team sprint today after earlier breaking the world record. China set a new world best of 31.804sec in the heats and were then too......

 2021-08-02 10:17 

Tech in Asia

Indian B2B wholesale platform nets $3.5m in seed round from Sequoia's Surge...

Apnaklub is also one of 23 early-stage startups that were selected for investment as part of Surge's fifth cohort....

 2021-08-02 10:16 

The Strait Times

Rugby: Lions prop Sinckler cited for biting in second Test v Boks...

CAPE TOWN (REUTERS) - British and Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler has been cited for an alleged biting incident in the second Test defeat by South Africa on Saturday (July 31), on the same day fullback Stuart Hogg denied he had been involved in a similar i...

 2021-08-02 10:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Financial regulators urgently need to get a grip on 'Big Tech' - BIS...

Central banks and financial regulators urgently need to get to grips with the growing influence of 'Big Tech', according to top officials from ......

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