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 2020-07-12 13:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Messi tees up victory as Barcelona cling on to fading title hopes...

Lionel Messi made it 20 assists for the season in Barcelona's stodgy 1-0 win over Real Valladolid on Saturday, even as his team's La Liga challenge appears almost over.Messi teed up Arturo Vidal's winner at Jose Zorilla to become the first pla...

 2020-07-12 13:04 

Jakarta Post

Absence of US tourists hammers Italy's Amalfi coast...

With its white and multicolored houses perched on the mountainside above the crystalline waters of the Mediterranean, Italys Amalfi coast is an ideal holiday location but it is suffering....

 2020-07-12 13:03 

Malay Mail Online

Muhyiddin attends briefing by Perikatan MPs ahead of Parliament sitting tomorrow...

PUTRAJAYA, July 12 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today attended a closed-door briefing with Perikatan Nasional (PN) members of Parliament (MPs) ahead of the Dewan Rakyat sitting tomorrow. The two-hour briefing was held at Dewan Seri......

 2020-07-12 12:59 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Boxing champions Fury, Joshua included in UFC 4 video game...

MANILA, Philippines---Boxing video games may be a thing of the past, or the future if developers put their minds into it.But for now, boxing fans will have to settle for heavyweight champions Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua as add-ons in the upcoming UFC 4 ...

 2020-07-12 12:55 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

LBC on 5-day suspension of cargo service...

Courier LBC Express Inc. has announced a five-day suspension of its parcel and cargo forwarding services from July 12 to 16 to address backlogs while installing safety reinforcements. LBC is moving to equip its branches with protective shields, install di...

 2020-07-12 12:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Majority of Filipinos support license renewal for embattled ABS-CBN: Poll...

Three out of four Filipinos wanted Philippine lawmakers to renew a 25-year license for the country's top broadcaster, a survey by a private ......

 2020-07-12 12:49 

Malay Mail Online

Qatar's top bank Q2 profit slides over Covid-19...

DOHA, July 12 — Qatar National Bank, the largest lender in the Middle East, said today its net profits for the second quarter sank over the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. QNB net profit in the second quarter plunged 25.8 per cent to 2.84......

 2020-07-12 12:44 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesia military academy hit by virus outbreak...

BANDUNG, July 12 — Nearly 1,300 people at a military academy in Indonesia have tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said, as the country struggles to contain the epidemic. The Indonesian Army Officer Candidate School in the country's...

 2020-07-12 12:43 

Malay Mail Online

Pope 'very distressed' over Turkey's Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque...

VATICAN CITY, July 12 — Pope Francis said today he was "very distressed" over Turkey's decision to convert the Byzantine-era monument Hagia Sophia back into a mosque. "My thoughts go to Istanbul. I'm thinking about Hagia Sophia. ...

 2020-07-12 12:40 

Manila Standard

Mixed reaction on UK visa offer to HK...

Hong Kong expatriates living in Britain have welcomed London's pledge of "a pathway to future citizenship" for millions of the territory's residents after China imposed a controversial security law there....

 2020-07-12 12:39 

Malay Mail Online

Brawn warns F1 circus to avoid Covid-19 complacency...

SPIELBERG, July 12 — Formula One boss Ross Brawn today warned the travelling Formula One circus to avoid any complacency despite reporting zero positive results after more than 8,000 tests for coronavirus. Speaking shortly before the weekend's.....

 2020-07-12 12:37 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOLE: 2nd batch of OFW remains from Saudi Arabia to arrive on July 20...

MANILA, Philippines — The second batch of the remains of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died in Saudi Arabia will arrive later than earlier expected. This is after the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that the arrival date o...

 2020-07-12 12:36 

Cebu Daily News

Sogod mayor warns residents of possible community transmission...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government unit (LGU) of Sogod town northern Cebu has warned their constituents that community transmission of SARS-CoV-2, which causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may have already begun in the town fol...

 2020-07-12 12:35 

Malay Mail Online

Al-Quran and Fardu Ain school sessions to reopen on Aug 2, says minister...

PUTRAJAYA, July 12 — Al-Quran and Fardu Ain (Kafa) classes for schools in Group A states, namely in Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu, will reopen starting August 2. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Senator......

 2020-07-12 12:33 

The Strait Times

Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai tests positive for coronavirus: Indian official...

MUMBAI (AFP) - Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus, a Mumbai city authority official said on Sunday (July 12), just a day after her actor father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan said he was in hospital with the infectious dise...

 2020-07-12 12:32 

ABS-CBN

Higit 600,000 trabaho iaalok sa online job fair sa Setyembre...

Sa gitna ng problema sa kawalan ng trabaho, isang malawakang online job fair ang ilulunsad ng Civil Service Commission katuwang ang iba't ibang kompanya....

 2020-07-12 12:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Sudan to allow drinking alcohol for non-Muslims, bans female genital mutilation...

Sudan will permit non-Muslims to consume alcohol and strengthen women's rights, including banning female genital mutilation (FGM), its justice ......

 2020-07-12 12:31 

Jakarta Post

Whale of a time: Orcas make an appearance in Indonesian waters...

According to the Environment and Forestry Ministry, it was a common occurrence for orcas to appear in Indonesian waters because of their migration pattern....

 2020-07-12 12:30 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Progress Singapore Party will continue serving residents, to decide on NCMP seats on Monday, says Tan Cheng Bock...

SINGAPORE - The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) will continue to serve residents across Singapore despite not winning any constituencies in last Friday's general election, said party chief Tan Cheng Bock on Sunday (July 12).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2020-07-12 12:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Touchless: How the world's busiest airport envisions post-COVID travel...

With COVID-19 ravaging the aviation industry, airlines and airports worldwide are reining in costs and halting new spending, except in one area:...

 2020-07-12 12:30 

Manila Standard

Disney World reopens as US virus death toll surges...

Disney World is known as "The Most Magical Place on Earth" but as the Florida theme park reopened Saturday, it was counting on a bit of science—masks, social distancing, hand sanitizer—to stave off the coronavirus....

 2020-07-12 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore 'optimistic' RTS Link project discussions can be concluded by Jul 31 deadline: MOT...

SINGAPORE: Singapore is...

 2020-07-12 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Brawn warns F1 circus to avoid COVID-19 complacency...

Formula One boss Ross Brawn on Sunday warned the travelling Formula One circus to avoid any complacency despite reporting zero positive results ......

 2020-07-12 12:23 

Malay Mail Online

Police: Drunk driver crashes into mosque gates in Penang...

BUKIT MERTAJAM, July 12 — A man believed to be driving under the influence suffered serious injuries after his car crashed into the gates of the Jamek Tengah Berapit Mosque in Jalan Berapit here early this morning. Seberang Perai Tengah police......

 2020-07-12 12:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing...
 2020-07-12 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Barca's Griezmann injured, likely to miss title run-in...

Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann is set to miss his side's final two La Liga games after sustaining a thigh injury during Saturday's 1-0 win ......

 2020-07-12 12:20 

Manila Standard

Iron Dome inventor seeks virus 'game-changer'...

Daniel Gold, who led the team that invented Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, has a history of safeguarding the country against what he identifies as existential threats....

 2020-07-12 12:19 

Malay Mail Online

Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over new virus wave...

COLOMBO, July 12 — Sri Lanka's ruling party today called off its rallies ahead of upcoming parliamentary elections and delayed the international airport's reopening over a surge in virus cases. The South Asian country of 21 million lifted it...

 2020-07-12 12:14 

Malay Mail Online

Fire and Rescue Dept conducts sanitisation operation at Parliament building ahead of Dewan Rakyat sitting tomorrow...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — As part of preparations for the Dewan Rakyat sitting tomorrow, the Hazardous Materials Unit (Hazmat) of the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department (JPBM) today conducted a sanitation operation at the Parliament building......

 2020-07-12 12:14 

The Strait Times

Football: Griezmann may miss season finale due to thigh injury...

MADRID (AFP) - Antoine Griezmann looks set to miss the rest of the season afer Barcelona said on Sunday (July 12) the France attacker had a thigh injury.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 12:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai tests positive for coronavirus...
 2020-07-12 12:11 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Palace: Let SC decide if people's initiative can revive ABS-CBN franchise...

MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang on Sunday said it will let the Supreme Court decide whether or not a people's initiative may be used to revive the franchise application of embattled media giant ABS-CBN. In a statement, presidential spokesperson ...

 2020-07-12 12:10 

Manila Standard

Humble radish goes best with champagne...

Forget Beluga caviar, foie gras, smoked salmon or ortolan, the tiny bird that French gourmets put a napkin over their heads to eat so they can savor every last second of their unique aroma....

 2020-07-12 12:05 

The Strait Times

Netanyahu vows relief as Israelis fume over virus-battered economy...

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday (July 12) pledged immediate financial aid to Israelis whose livelihoods have been devastated by the coronavirus, as his government faces mounting anger over its pandemic response.. Read more at...

 2020-07-12 12:01 

Jakarta Post

Louis Vuitton quits Paris to show in China and Japan...

Louis Vuitton is taking its mens fashion collections on the road for the first time, with shows in China and Japan rather than Paris....

 2020-07-12 11:59 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Games maker Ubisoft shakes up staff amid misconduct probe...

PARIS --- French gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives and promising zero tolerance for "toxic" staff behavior following an internal investigation of misconduct and media reports of sexual harassm...

 2020-07-12 11:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man found dead in hotel room with a note...
 2020-07-12 11:53 

The Strait Times

DBS, Neo & Partners Global, win awards for use of financial information and technology...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - DBS Bank and home-grown finance and technology firm Neo & Partners Global clinched awards at the WatersTechnology Asia Awards 2020 last Thursday (July 9).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 11:51 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DFA: 50 more Filipinos abroad contract COVID-19, total now at 8,854...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday reported that 50 more Filipinos abroad have contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the total number of infected overseas Filipinos to 8,854. 12 July 202...

 2020-07-12 11:48 

ABS-CBN

People's initiative para sa ABS-CBN franchise iminungkahi...

Matapos ibasura ng House franchise committee ang franchise renewal bills ng ABS-CBN, lumutang ang posibilidad ng isang people's initative para muling umere sa himpapawid ang Kapamilya network....

 2020-07-12 11:47 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore GE: PSP to announce who will take 2 NCMP seats after exco meeting...

SINGAPORE, July 12 — Progress Singapore Party (PSP) chief Tan Cheng Bock said today the party is still deciding on which two members will take the Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) seats available to it, and will likely make its......

 2020-07-12 11:47 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Tourism minister welcomes Lake Toba named as UNESCO's Global Geopark - ANTARA News...

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy/Head of the Tourism and Creative Economy Board Wishnutama Kusubandio welcomed the UNESCO's decision to include ......

 2020-07-12 11:45 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Singapore stocks seen helped by election as diversity increases...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Another mandate for Singapore's ruling party - along with the opposition winning its most seats ever - will boost the city-state's equities, according to analysts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 11:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pope 'very distressed' over Turkey's Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque...
 2020-07-12 11:44 

Cebu Daily News

30-year-old man dies after attending 'COVID-19 party': 'I made a mistake'...

A 30-year-old man, who thought the coronavirus was a hoax, died after attending a "COVID-19 party" in Texas, United States. The said parties are held by young people diagnosed with the disease to see if they and their friends can beat the virus, a...

 2020-07-12 11:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

King congratulates Dr Masliza over Oxford appointment...
 2020-07-12 11:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Griezmann may miss season finale due to thigh injury...

Antoine Griezmann looks set to miss the rest of the season afer Barcelona said on Sunday the France attacker had a thigh injury....

 2020-07-12 11:40 

Bangkok Post

Philippines says no compromise on 2016 sea victory against China...

The Philippines will adhere without compromise to a 2016 court victory that nullified China's claims in most of the South China Sea, its top diplomat said....

 2020-07-12 11:39 

ABS-CBN

Virtual tour guiding isinusulong ng Tourism dep't...

Isinusulong ng Department of Tourism ngayon ang virtual tour guiding....

 2020-07-12 11:35 

Cebu Daily News

Faithful urged: Heed Christian's calling, follow health protocols...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As more churchgoers may be accommodated in churches under areas under modified general community quarantine, like in most parts of Cebu province, Catholic faithful are reminded to adhere to health protocols as signs of Chris...

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