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 2020-07-04 02:14 

Malay Mail Online

Bachok boat tragedy: MMEA extends SAR operations to 450 nautical miles...

BACHOK, July 4 The search and rescue (SAR) operations to locate two more missing anglers in the capsized boat tragedy in the waters off Bachok enters its sixth day today and will be extended to a radius of 450 square nautical miles from the......

 2020-07-04 02:13 

Philippine Star

How Toyota stays resilient for Filipino employees, customers amid COVID-19 crisis...

Here, we showcase the strengths and qualities that promise the Toyota Sure Advantage....

 2020-07-04 02:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

WHO tells countries to 'wake up' and halt virus...
 2020-07-04 02:10 

Philippine Star

Coach Tim Cone is here to stay...

Despite being American-born, Cone grew up in the Philippines and has long been a household name in the country's basketball scene and plans to stay that way....

 2020-07-04 02:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Canadian ethics watchdog launches new investigation into Trudeau...

OTTAWA: Canada's ethics watchdog said on Friday (Jul 3) he has launched an investigation into Justin Trudeau, after a controversial contract to ......

 2020-07-04 02:05 

Jakarta Post

Hollywood weighs how to foster lasting Black inclusion...

Hollywood came under intense scrutiny for a lack of diversity in 2015 when the #OscarsSoWhite movement spotlighted the dearth of Black nominees for the film industrys highest honors....

 2020-07-04 02:03 

Philippine Star

2nd version of local test kit passes review...

Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Pea said the department will resume the mass distribution of the second version or second generation GenAmplify rapid novel coronavirus disease 2019 diagnostic kits after these passed confirmatory tests of t...

 2020-07-04 02:03 

Malay Mail Online

Fiat, PSA stick to merger deal after dividend cut report Structure, terms of merger 'unchanged', says FCA spokesman...

MILAN, July 4 — Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and PSA said yesterday they were sticking to the merger plan signed last year after a newspaper said the carmakers were looking at spinning off assets to cut a planned 5.5 billion (RM26.5 billion) cash payout......

 2020-07-04 02:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

China to phase out sale of live poultry at food markets...
 2020-07-04 01:59 

Malay Mail Online

Post-apocalyptic 'Fallout' unvaulted as 'Westworld' producers' new show for Amazon (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, July 4 — Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan of Westworld are on board to adapt iconic video game franchise Fallout for Amazon Studios via their production company Kilter Films. The Fallout franchise is set in an alternative future, one where.....

 2020-07-04 01:58 

ABS-CBN

Anti-terror law takes effect on July 18; Supreme Court fight looms...

MANILA — The contentious anti-terrorism law will take effect in 2 weeks, Malacaang confirmed Saturday, as critics who feared the legislation could be used to silence dissent prepared to challenge it before the Supreme Court....

 2020-07-04 01:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Bolsonaro fans applaud his maverick COVID-19 response...

As the number of dead from coronavirus shot up in Brazil, the popularity of far right President Jair Bolsonaro has remained unchanged....

 2020-07-04 01:51 

ABS-CBN

Senator mulls Supreme Court fight vs anti-terror law...

Opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros said Saturday she was looking into challenging before the Supreme Court a contentious anti-terrorism bill that President Rodrigo Duterte approved this week and which critics feared would be used to silence dissent....

 2020-07-04 01:50 

Malay Mail Online

Early results reveal 31 MLB players tested positive for Covid-19...

LOS ANGELES, July 4 A total of 31 players tested positive for the coronavirus in Major League Baseball's (MLB) first round of mass testing to prepare for the start of the delayed season. The 31 players, and seven additional staff members, make......

 2020-07-04 01:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Train rams van, killing 22 Pakistan pilgrims...
 2020-07-04 01:45 

Malay Mail Online

Daimler seeks to sell French factory in production overhaul...

FRANKFURT, July 4 — Daimler will seek to sell its factory in Hambach, France, as part of an overhaul of its production system, the German carmaker said yesterday, prompting France's finance minister to urge the company to reconsider. The move......

 2020-07-04 01:45 

The Strait Times

Trudeau faces probe for $900 million Canada charity contract...

OTTAWA (BLOOMBERG) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a probe over his government's decision to award a contract worth more than C$900 million (S$925 million) to an organisation that he and his family have ties to.. Read more at strait...

 2020-07-04 01:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

US marks record 57,683 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours...
 2020-07-04 01:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Old soldier Firhan back in squad of young guns...
 2020-07-04 01:40 

Malay Mail Online

European stocks slide as surge in virus cases hits rebound hopes...

NEW YORK, July 4 — European stocks fell yesterday after gaining ground during the week as a surge in US coronavirus cases made investors less optimistic about prospects for a rebound in the global economy. After opening largely flat, the......

 2020-07-04 01:39 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR driver to test positive for virus...

INDIANAPOLIS --- Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,The 44-year-old Johnson is the first driver in any NASCAR series to test positive and t...

 2020-07-04 01:37 

Manila Standard

Canadian ethics watchdog launches new investigation into Trudeau...

Canada's ethics watchdog said Friday he has launched an investigation into Justin Trudeau, after a controversial contract to manage a major government program was awarded to a charity with links to the prime minister's family....

 2020-07-04 01:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

40 massacred in Mali village attacks...
 2020-07-04 01:32 

Philippine Star

Energy Development Corporation: Notice of Annual Stockholders' Meeting...

Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the stockholders of Energy Development Corporation (the "Company") will be held virtually on July 28 at 10 a.m....

 2020-07-04 01:26 

Manila Standard

US marks record 57,683 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours: tracker...

Washington, United States | The US notched 57,683 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours Friday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed, the third consecutive day with record numbers of new infections....

 2020-07-04 01:23 

Cebu Daily News

Mandaue City close to breaching 1, 000-mark in COVID-19 cases...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu Mandaue City now has a total of 943 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 with the addition of 56 new cases of the infection on Friday. The youngest of the new cases is a 10-year-old boy from Barangay Mantuyong while the oldes...

 2020-07-04 01:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Red Eagles still waiting for foreign duo to fly in...
 2020-07-04 01:18 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Day 5 on the campaign trail...

SINGAPORE: It is now less than a week until Polling Day, and candidates are kicking off a weekend of campaigning. This comes after the ......

 2020-07-04 01:17 

ABS-CBN

Duterte asks troops: Calm down, let NBI probe killing of 4 soldiers by cops...

President Rodrigo Duterte has appealed to government troops to "calm down" and let a third party investigate the alleged killing of 4 soldiers by policemen in the rebel stronghold of Sulu province, his spokesperson said Saturday....

 2020-07-04 01:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Global Covid-19 death toll hits 522,246...
 2020-07-04 01:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Chini voters arrive early, observe Covid-19 SOPs...
 2020-07-04 01:12 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: How a new spin studio in KL launched even as the lockdown stopped it from opening...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — How many brands can say a global pandemic was part of their origin story? Well, a new spin studio tucked away in Damansara Heights will be one of the very few. Just two weeks before Journey was to open, the whole country......

 2020-07-04 01:10 

Malay Mail Online

Authorities seize fake motorcycle spare parts worth RM34,597 in Kepong raid...

PUTRAJAYA, July 4 The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) raided a company suspected of selling fake motorcycle spare parts and seized items worth RM34,587 in Kepong, yesterday. KPDNHEP enforcement director Datuk Iskandar......

 2020-07-04 01:06 

The Strait Times

Several US states post record Covid-19 cases, curfew ordered in Miami...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Alabama and several other states reported record increases in coronavirus cases on Friday (July 3) as Florida's most populous county imposed a curfew ahead of the Independence Day weekend and Arkansas joined a push towards manda...

 2020-07-04 01:03 

Jakarta Post

Summit takes place on submarine in 'Steel Rain 2'...

Director takes more realistic approach to inter-Korean conflict in second film....

 2020-07-04 01:02 

Malay Mail Online

Communications minister encourages public to visit cinemas, support local film industry...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has called on the public to help revitalise the country's film and entertainment industry by visiting cinemas albeit adhering to the set standard operating......

 2020-07-04 01:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

WHO first alerted to virus by its office, not China...
 2020-07-04 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Squash: Harleein luckier than other athletes...
 2020-07-04 00:47 

Malay Mail Online

Leicester boss Rodgers has faith in Vardy despite goal drought...

LONDON, July 4 Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers says he is not concerned about Jamie Vardy's goal drought, as he searches for a win to reignite the Foxes' challenge for a Champions League spot. The 33-year-old's only goals of 2020 came in the...

 2020-07-04 00:47 

Malay Mail Online

Scaled-down Czech film festival opens in empty auditorium...

PRAGUE, July 4 — A Czech film festival disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic unveiled a scaled-down programme of movies yesterday with an opening ceremony in an empty auditorium and a star-free red carpet. The Karlovy Vary International Film......

 2020-07-04 00:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Chini voters begin casting ballots under new normal...
 2020-07-04 00:46 

The Strait Times

Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on July 4...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, July 4.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-04 00:46 

Cebu Daily News

Group tells Duterte to repeal ATB, prioritize COVID-19 response...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Health Alliance for Democracy (HEAD) Cebu Chapter has expressed condemnation on the signing of the Anti-Terror Bill into law while it also stands in unity with other groups and individuals who are calling on the government t...

 2020-07-04 00:45 

Malay Mail Online

Love it or loathe it: The delicious dilemma of 'petai' fried rice...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Cooking with rice feels like going back to the basics, every grain a homage to traditions and to good eating. I've made sushi. I've made wild mushroom risotto topped with a single poached egg. I've even created my....

 2020-07-04 00:45 

Bangkok Post

Air France, Hop! to shed 7,580 jobs...

PARIS: Air France management said Friday it planned to eliminate 7,580 jobs at the airline and its regional unit Hop! by the end of 2022 because of the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-07-04 00:40 

Malay Mail Online

Saroj Khan, choreographer of over 2,000 Bollywood songs, dies at 71...

NEW DELHI, July 4 — Bollywood's first female choreographer Saroj Khan, whose sizzling dance routines breathed life into hundreds of films, died yesterday, triggering further heartbreak in an industry already reeling from a string of recent......

 2020-07-04 00:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Reezal confident motorsports will roar back soon...
 2020-07-04 00:35 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Israeli, UAE technology firms pen deal on virus research...

JERUSALEM --- A state-linked technology company in the United Arab Emirates has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defense firms to research ways of combating the coronavirus pandemic.The agreement, announced late Thursday, comes just weeks after...

 2020-07-04 00:33 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Police question cover designer of 'Rebirth' book banned over state crest...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Federal police said they have questioned the graphic artist behind the cover of the book, Rebirth, that was banned on Tuesday for allegedly demeaning the Malaysian state crest. According to Malaysiakini, Bukit Aman Criminal......

 2020-07-04 00:32 

Malay Mail Online

Air France and sister airline to cut 7,580 jobs...

PARIS, July 4 — Air France confirmed plans to cut some 7,500 jobs including 1,000 at sister airline HOP! yesterday, as staff protested over its response to the collapse in travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. The French flag carrier, part of......

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