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 2021-07-29 13:05 

The Strait Times

Armenia to request Russian military deployment on Azerbaijan border...

YEREVAN (AFP) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Thursday (July 29) he would request the deployment of Russian border guards along his country's frontier with Azerbaijan to prevent further escalation after new clashes.. Read more at str...

 2021-07-29 13:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Malta government carries responsibility for journalist's murder, inquiry finds...

VALLETTA: An independent inquiry into the car bomb murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia found on Thursday (Jul 29) that the ......

 2021-07-29 13:03 

Malay Mail Online

Vondrousova thumps Svitolina to reach Olympic final...

TOKYO, July 29 — Czech Marketa Vondrousova set up an Olympic women's tennis final against Belinda Bencic by hammering Ukraine's Elina Svitolina todayin Tokyo. Svitolina was the highest-ranked player left in the draw after shock early exits f...

 2021-07-29 13:03 

Malay Mail Online

Johor announces RM4.15m additional allocation to help those affected by Covid-19...

JOHOR BARU, July 29 — Johor has announced an additional allocation of RM4.15 million to help those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the state. Its Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad said the state government yesterday agreed to provide the......

 2021-07-29 13:02 

Manila Bulletin

Sanya Lopez remains a Kapuso, reveals her dream roles...

Sanya Lopez (GMA Network) Kapuso star Sanya Lopez is ready for some serious projects! This after Sanya revealed her dream roles when she renewed her ties with GMA Artist Center during a contract signing held on July 29. Sanya announced that several projec...

 2021-07-29 13:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Water polo-Italy and Greece seal quarter-final berths...

World champions Italy became the first team to book a berth in the quarter-finals of the men's water polo competition at the Olympics after coming ......

 2021-07-29 12:59 

Malay Mail Online

Top German court strikes down Facebook rules on hate speech...

BERLIN, July 29 — A top German court has ruled that Facebook acted illegally in taking down racist posts and blocking the account of their author because the social network failed to inform the user or give a reason for shutting them down.......

 2021-07-29 12:59 

ABS-CBN

'This is not my work': Duterte lauds China, DPWH for Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge...

President Rodrigo Duterte and Thursday honored China and the public works department for the completion of a Beijing funded bridge that would connect Mandaluyong and Makati cities....

 2021-07-29 12:59 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo OK with meeting Trillanes on 2022 plans—spox...

Vice President Leni Robredo is willing to face Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to talk about the preparations for the May 2022 polls, her spokesperson said on Thursday, July 29. Vice President Leni Robredo and former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV (OVP/ Trilla...

 2021-07-29 12:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

12,930 Covid-19 recoveries today, highest daily recovery recorded...
 2021-07-29 12:56 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jokowi urges BMKG to increase disaster mitigation, management capacity - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo has called on the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) to increase its disaster mitigation and adaptation management ......

 2021-07-29 12:55 

The Strait Times

ST News Night: Malaysia's PM Muhyiddin urged by allies to resign...

SINGAPORE - Get the latest news and updates on The Straits Times' News Night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-29 12:55 

Manila Bulletin

Diaz moves on from '2019 matrix' tagging with 'peace of mind'...

For Hidilyn Diaz, what matters now the most is the peace of mind she attained after bagging the country's first gold medal in the Olympics. Hidilyn Diaz (AFP) Moving on from past adversities, Diaz, the first Filipino to capture gold medal for the Phil...

 2021-07-29 12:52 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Four-pronged approach to expedite credit growth in 2021: BI - ANTARA News...

Senior Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) Destry Damayanti drew attention to at least four strategies that can drive banking credit growth in ......

 2021-07-29 12:52 

Channel NewsAsia

UK could hit 40C soon due to climate change: Report...

LONDON: Britain has become wetter and warmer as a result of climate change, with the country's 10 hottest years in more than a century occurring ......

 2021-07-29 12:52 

Bangkok Post

Bangkok hospitals pushed to brink...

Hospitals in Bangkok and surrounding provinces are running out of beds due to a jump in Covid-19 patients, a health official said on Thursday, as the country reported a record number of infections for the fourth time this week....

 2021-07-29 12:51 

Malay Mail Online

Health Ministry find three out of 36 new Covid-19 clusters from Haji Raya Haji SOP breakers...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — A total of 36 new Covid-19 clusters were identified today, bringing the total number of active clusters in Malaysia to 1,064. Out of the 36 new clusters, 18 involved workplaces like construction sites and factories, seven......

 2021-07-29 12:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Thai hospitals short of beds as Covid cases soar...
 2021-07-29 12:49 

The Strait Times

Iran negotiating process cannot go on indefinitely, says Blinken...

Parties involved in the negotiations have yet to say when they might resume.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-29 12:46 

ABS-CBN

Pagbabakuna iniisip palawakin pa sa gitna ng Delta variant...

Mas marami ang kailangan bakunahan laban sa COVID-19 ngayong nakapasok na ang Delta variant sa Pilipinas....

 2021-07-29 12:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Fencing-ROC wins gold in women's team foil...

The Russian Olympic Committee won gold in the women's team foil fencing competition in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 12:45 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

PPKM posts must apply end-to-end integrated approach against COVID-19 - ANTARA News...

Head of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Lieutenant General Ganip Warsito believes that for optimally handling the COVID-19 pandemic, the process should be ......

 2021-07-29 12:44 

Malay Mail Online

Nokia beats expectations with strong second quarter...

HELSINKI, July 29 — Network equipment maker Nokia revised up its 2021 outlook today as it posted an almost four-fold increase in profits for the second quarter. The Finnish telecoms giant announced a net profit of 344 million euros (US$408......

 2021-07-29 12:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Aidiladha visiting leads to 3 of 36 new clusters today...
 2021-07-29 12:41 

Manila Bulletin

Paranaque barangay placed under granular and calibrated lockdown...

The Paranaque City government placed Tramo Dos in Barangay San Dionisio under a five-day granular and calibrated lockdown. In a text message by Atty. Fernando Soriano, city administrator, said the lockdown in the area starts today, July 29, and will last ...

 2021-07-29 12:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Top German court strikes down Facebook rules on hate speech...

A top German court has ruled that Facebook acted illegally in taking down racist posts and blocking the account of their author because the social ......

 2021-07-29 12:39 

Manila Bulletin

EJ Obiena saddened by Sam Kendricks pullout after being hit with COVID-19 in Tokyo...

EJ Obiena Pole vaulter EJ Obiena is saddened by the news that world No. 2 Sam Kendricks of United States wouldn't be competing in the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19. Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) spokesm...

 2021-07-29 12:35 

Malay Mail Online

McIlroy '100pc' backs Biles over Olympic withdrawal...

KAWAGOE, July 29 — Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy backed Simone Biles over her Olympic withdrawal today, saying the superstar gymnast was "100 per cent" right to prioritise her mental health. The Northern Irishman, speaking afte...

 2021-07-29 12:35 

Malay Mail Online

Tokyo 2020: Hopes on Hup Wei, Azreen to clear first round...

TOKYO, July 29 — As the track and field events get underway at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics tomorrow, the Malaysian athletics camp is pinning hopes on high jumper Lee Hup Wei and sprinter Azreen Nabila Alias to at least clear their opening round......

 2021-07-29 12:35 

Channel NewsAsia

IMF sees "critical role" as world transitions to digital money...

The International Monetary Fund must ramp up its resources as it seeks to...

 2021-07-29 12:35 

Philippine Star

Bela Padilla shares how she remained friends with ex-flame Neil Arce, Angel Locsin...
 2021-07-29 12:34 

Malay Mail Online

Singaporean's fairytale run to Tokyo table tennis semis ends in tears, pain...

TOKYO, July 29 — A Singaporean table tennis player reduced to a wheelchair just a few months ago was left in tears today after her surprise run at the Tokyo Olympics met a painful end in the semi-finals. Yu Mengyu, the 26th seed at the......

 2021-07-29 12:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

China accuses BBC of 'fake news' over floods reporting...
 2021-07-29 12:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Now Najib calls for PM to step down...
 2021-07-29 12:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Athletics-Without Bolt the 100m is suddenly a race again...

The post-Usain Bolt era in the Olympic 100 metres begins this weekend as the United States seek to regain supremacy in the event they dominated ......

 2021-07-29 12:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Carvajal signs new Real Madrid deal until 2025...

Real Madrid right back Dani Carvajal has signed a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2025, the La Liga team said on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 12:29 

Malay Mail Online

Shell profits from oil recovery, rewards investors...

LONDON, July 29 — Royal Dutch Shell today logged bumper second-quarter profits as oil prices recovered from Covid fallout, and rewarded investors with a buyback and dividend hike. Net profit hit US$3.4 billion (2.9 billion) in the three months......

 2021-07-29 12:26 

Manila Bulletin

Why Maria Isabela Galeria did not pursue application for MUP 2021...

Maria Isabela Galeria (Instagram) Fashion model Maria Isabela Galeria is one of the most-awaited candidates in the Miss Universe Philippines Competition this year. Her fans, however, were disappointed when she did not push her application in the national ...

 2021-07-29 12:26 

The Strait Times

EU extends deadline to resolve Hungary Covid fund row over LGBTQ law...

The EU executive is has yet to give Hungary the greenlight for its S$11.25 billion plan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-29 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby-Erasmus airs grievances over Lions tour refereeing in hour-long video...

South Africa's director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus, posted an hour-long video on Twitter on Thursday airing his grievances over the refereeing in ......

 2021-07-29 12:24 

ABS-CBN

Ilang residente sa Central Luzon, Occidental Mindoro binaha, inilikas...

Puwersahang inilikas ang ilang residente dahil sa baha sa lalawigan ng Bataan....

 2021-07-29 12:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PMO: Revocation of Emergency Ordinances in accordance with law, constitution...
 2021-07-29 12:23 

Cebu Daily News

CDN Digital disowns this FB account...

Netizens and our own CDN Digital social media team have informed us about a Facebook account that apparently parodies our official FB account. We'd like to inform the public, particularly our readers, that this FB account (please see photo above) is i...

 2021-07-29 12:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ho Wah Genting appoints new chairman...
 2021-07-29 12:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Djokovic says he's 'getting better' after cruising into Olympic semis...
 2021-07-29 12:20 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Walk-in vaccination for senior citizens in Penang from Aug 2, says CM...

GEORGE TOWN, July 29 — Starting August 2 and 3, senior citizens in Penang can walk into four vaccination centres (PPV) that have been identified to receive their Covid-19 vaccine, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said. Chow said the decision was made......

 2021-07-29 12:19 

ABS-CBN

Trillanes, Robredo camp nagsagutan tungkol sa halalan 2022...

Nagsagutan ang mga kampo nina dating Sen. Antonio Trillanes at Vice President Leni Robredo....

 2021-07-29 12:18 

Malay Mail Online

UK bank Lloyds logs soaring profit on Covid recovery...

LONDON, July 29 — British bank Lloyds said today that first-half net profits surged on lower-than-expected credit losses as the economy extended its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Profit after tax soared to 3.9 billion in the six months to......

 2021-07-29 12:16 

Manila Bulletin

Caloocan officials deny 'malicious' congratulatory message for Hidilyn Diaz...

Caloocan City officials whose photos appeared larger than Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz in a purported congratulatory poster said that the art card did not come from them nor the local government. In a statement, Caloocan City 1st District Rep. Along...

 2021-07-29 12:14 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: SDMC says five new clusters detected in Sarawak...

KUCHING, July 29 — Five new Covid-19 clusters were detected in Sarawak, of which four are community clusters, and the other a workplace cluster bringing the total number of active clusters in the state to 78. The Sarawak State Disaster Management......

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