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 2021-07-24 15:59 

Philippine Star

POGO tax bill enacted soon Salceda...
 2021-07-24 15:59 

Philippine Star

A father's wish for Obiena...
 2021-07-24 15:59 

Philippine Star

Philippines to achieve population protection within the year...
 2021-07-24 15:59 

Philippine Star

Nievarez resumes quest against heavyweights...
 2021-07-24 15:54 

Manila Bulletin

DSWD logs 4,585 evacuee-families...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Saturday, July 23, that more than 4,500 families or more than 19,400 individuals displaced by typhoon "Fabian" are currently taking temporary shelter in evacuation centers. (MANILA BULLE...

 2021-07-24 15:52 

The Strait Times

Amid disparate efforts to curb Covid-19 pandemic, Yangon residents hang yellow flags to call for aid...

BANGKOK - For days, Ms Thuzar Myint wept in despair. Five out of six people in her household - including herself - were down with Covid-19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 15:52 

Philippine Star

Richest man leaves earth for 11 minutes...
 2021-07-24 15:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DPWH projects seen to boost trade and tourism in Region 9...

Bright opportunities abound in a region touted as the Philippines' gateway to the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA). Region IX or Zamboanga Peninsula, located at the southernmost portion of the Philippine archipe...

 2021-07-24 15:47 

Philippine Star

PNP chief orders cops to make sure kids stay indoors...
 2021-07-24 15:43 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gov't has P45 billion in 2022 budget to buy more COVID-19 vaccines...

MANILA, Philippines — The government already has P45 billion in the budget for 2022 set aside for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominquez III said Saturday in the weekly taped briefing with President Rodrigo Duterte. &#...

 2021-07-24 15:42 

Philippine Star

Curfew hours in Metro Manila extended to 10pm - 4am...
 2021-07-24 15:42 

Philippine Star

17 more Delta variant cases detected...
 2021-07-24 15:40 

Manila Standard

DILG orders PNP to hunt down Magpali gun-for-hire gang...

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao has directed the Philippine National Police to go after a gun-for-hire group led by dismissed police colonel Wilson Magpali....

 2021-07-24 15:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Cities by the water...

By 2022, property experts are convinced that this flourishing fourth central business district (CBD) will join the ranks of Bonifacio Global City, Makati City and Ortigas Center. Known as the Bay City or the Manila Bay Freeport Zone, this rising waterfron...

 2021-07-24 15:37 

The Strait Times

Protesters opposed to Covid-19 measures clash with police in Paris...

PARIS (REUTERS) - French anti-riot police fired teargas on Saturday (July 24) as clashes broke out during protests in central Paris against Covid-19 curbs and vaccination, local television reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 15:36 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Papua struggles to bring COVID-19 cases under control - ANTARA News...

Papua has been struggling to cope with a drastic rise in COVID-19 cases over the past few weeks, with the Delta variant of the coronavirus beginning to tighten ......

 2021-07-24 15:33 

Vietnam News

UK chartered accountants institute, finance ministry to improve Vietnam's accounting standards...

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Finance to improve the quality of human resources and accelerate the development accounting and auditing to facilitate Viet Nam's...

 2021-07-24 15:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

REIT to further buoy property post-COVID-19...

In my previous columns on real estate investment trust (REIT), I mentioned that the successful launch of REITs in the Philippines bodes well for the property market and the Philippine economy in general. For one, it is likely to attract more foreign inves...

 2021-07-24 15:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy reports five daily COVID-19 deaths, 5,140 new cases...

Italy reported five coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 17 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new ......

 2021-07-24 15:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Tourism Minister urges students to help revive economy - ANTARA News...

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno has urged students to become agents of revival in Indonesia's creative economy sector to ......

 2021-07-24 15:25 

The Strait Times

Fourteen dead in China warehouse fire...

12 seriously injured and rescue work is still under way in Changchun.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 15:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket-Pakistan Super League to be held in Jan-Feb window next year...

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in January and February next year, the country's cricket board said on Saturday following a meeting ......

 2021-07-24 15:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Residents of flood-hit German towns tell of short lead time...

AHRWEILER, Germany: Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. What nobody told him, he says, was how ......

 2021-07-24 15:18 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Govt warns of stern action against health protocol violators: Mahfud - ANTARA News...

The government will take strict action against demonstrators found violating health protocols on the grounds they can endanger public safety, Coordinating ......

 2021-07-24 15:17 

Malay Mail Online

Nearly 60,000 Felda settlers agree to conditional loan adjustment, says Mustapa...

GERIK, July 24 — A total of 58,481 out of the 95,236 Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) settlers agreed to sign the Conditional Settlers Loan Adjustment agreement, as of yesterday, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department......

 2021-07-24 15:17 

Malay Mail Online

Crowdfunding raises over 30k for German flood victims...

ERFTSTADT, Germany, July 24 — A entrepreneur from eastern Germany who raised more than 30,000 (RM149,258) to help victims of the catastrophic floods that hit western areas last week, arrived in hard-hit Erftstadt today with machinery to help......

 2021-07-24 15:12 

Borneo Bulletin

New dual programme for locals to learn new skills...

The Manpower Industry Steering Committee Working Group in Construction (MISC-WG Construction), a committee under the Manpower Planning and Employment Council (MPEC) with the Institute....

 2021-07-24 15:12 

Channel NewsAsia

US to stress need for 'guardrails' in Sherman's talks in China...

WASHINGTON: US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will make clear to China in upcoming talks that Washington welcomes competition with ......

 2021-07-24 15:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Deputy Dewan Rakyat Speaker tests negative for Covid-19...
 2021-07-24 15:11 

Malay Mail Online

Empty syringe issue: Police urge recipients to lodge report...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Police have advised vaccine recipients to lodge a report if they suspect they have been injected with an empty syringe so that further investigations can be carried out. In a statement today, Bukit Aman Criminal......

 2021-07-24 15:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Hungary's Szilagyi in dreamland after making Olympic fencing history...

Hungary's Aron Szilagyi made Olympic fencing history on Saturday (Jul 24) in Tokyo as he took the sabre title for a third time in a row....

 2021-07-24 15:11 

Malay Mail Online

US to stress need for 'guardrails' in Sherman's talks in China...

WASHINGTON, July 24 — US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will make clear to China in upcoming talks that Washington welcomes competition with Beijing, but there needs to be a level playing field and guardrails to prevent that spilling over.....

 2021-07-24 15:11 

Borneo Bulletin

58 vehicle fires in past six months...

January 18 to July 18 saw 58 vehicle fires, Fire and Rescue Department and Land Transport Department statistics revealed, with the main causes being....

 2021-07-24 15:09 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Govt allows tobacco factories to delay tax payment - ANTARA News...

The Ministry of Finance has decided to allow tobacco factory owners to delay paying taxes by a maximum of 90 days, as part of non-fiscal stimulus ......

 2021-07-24 15:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Rehearsals underway for royal get-together...

A rehearsal for His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang....

 2021-07-24 15:08 

Malay Mail Online

Education minister says teacher transfer issue in final phase of review...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The Ministry of Education (MOE) is currently in the final phase of reviewing a more efficient and comprehensive approach regarding the country's teacher transfer policy. Senior Education Minister Datuk Mohd Radzi Jidin......

 2021-07-24 15:07 

The Strait Times

US to stress need for 'guardrails' in Deputy Secretary of State Sherman's talks in China...

Guardrails can prevent competition spilling over into conflict.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 15:04 

Malay Mail Online

West African nature reserve escapes endangered listing...

JOHANNESBURG, July 24 — A west African nature reserve spanning Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger yesterday escaped a UNESCO listing as under threat despite the jihadist conflict harrowing the Sahel region. South Africa convinced the UN body's World....

 2021-07-24 14:57 

Malay Mail Online

China claim early Olympic golds, Carapaz wins cycling crown...

TOKYO, July 24 — China claimed three gold medals on the first day of the Tokyo Olympics today and cyclist Richard Carapaz became just the second competitor in Ecuador's history to top the podium, with victory in the road race. As the troubled......

 2021-07-24 14:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics: Denmark brush aside Japan as European teams make strong starts in handball...

World handball champions Denmark started their bid to capture back-to-back Olympic gold medals by thrashing hosts Japan 47-30 in their opener at ......

 2021-07-24 14:50 

Malay Mail Online

'Great Spas of Europe' added to World Heritage list...

PARIS, July 24 — A group of major European spa towns was added to the highly prized World Heritage list today for their "exceptional testimony to the European spa phenomenon" from the 18th century to the 1930s, UNESCO said. This includes Bad...

 2021-07-24 14:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia may allow dining-in, more social activities for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia may ease some restrictions for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including allowing them to dine in at ......

 2021-07-24 14:46 

The Strait Times

The Champion's Challenge: A closer look at Joseph Schooling's Olympic gold-medal swim...
 2021-07-24 14:46 

Jakarta Post

What you need to know right now about Tokyo Olympics Here's what you need to know about the Tokyo Games:...
 2021-07-24 14:44 

ABS-CBN

QC evacuates more than 700 families due to habagat-triggered floods...

City disaster-mitigation officials have been conducting council plannings and meetings to ensure the safety of residents residing in low-lying areas....

 2021-07-24 14:43 

Manila Bulletin

DSWD provides more than P1-M worth of relief aid to flood victims in Oriental Mindoro...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has already provided more than P1 million worth of relief assistance to flood victims in Oriental Mindoro. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The DSWD reported this on Saturday, July 24, as it expressed re...

 2021-07-24 14:41 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Birth certificate essential for ensuring children's rights: KPAI - ANTARA News...

Parents need to obtain birth certificates for their children to ensure their rights as Indonesian citizens are protected once they grow up, Rita Pranawati, ......

 2021-07-24 14:40 

Malay Mail Online

Women's ministry says open to suggestions on food basket programme...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) is always open to suggestions to improve the implementation of the Bakul Prihatin Negara (BPN) programme. It said in a statement today that the implementation......

 2021-07-24 14:30 

ABS-CBN

PH health workers won't be able to handle Indonesia-like COVID surge, says group...

Robert Mendoza of the Alliance of Health Workers said job vacancies at hospitals have yet to be filled due to the early retirement and resignation of colleagues....

 2021-07-24 14:30 

Malay Mail Online

US bounce back on goal-laden day in Olympic women's football...

TOKYO, July 24 — The United States bounced back from their embarrassing opening defeat by Sweden in the Tokyo Olympics women's football competition, thrashing New Zealand 6-1 today, while Britain and the Swedes reached the quarter-finals. The......

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