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 2020-07-12 11:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Johor confident of hosting best-ever Malaysia Games...
 2020-07-12 11:32 

ABS-CBN

Palace says it will leave people's initiative on ABS-CBN franchise to High Court...

Malacaang on Sunday said it will leave the issue of granting a franchise to media giant ABS-CBN Corporation to the Supreme Court, after some groups said a people's initiative to revive the company's franchise bill is feasible....

 2020-07-12 11:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PBA teams to shoulder expenses if player tests positive for COVID-19...

MANILA, Philippines---PBA teams will take care of their players' hospital bills if they test positive for COVID-19, the league's Board of Directors decided during their meeting Saturday."The teams will take care of the hospital bills once a pl...

 2020-07-12 11:29 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: West Coast PAP team grateful for majority support and has started work, says Iswaran...

The team's immediate priority is to set up a town council that will oversee municipal matters in both West Coast GRC and Pioneer SMC.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 11:24 

ABS-CBN

'TWG report sa ABS-CBN franchise posibleng matagal nang ginawa'...

Hinimay ng ilang kongresista ang laman ng report ng technical working group ng House committee on legislative franchises, na naging basehan para patayin ang prangkisa ng ABS-CBN....

 2020-07-12 11:21 

Malay Mail Online

Syed Saddiq congratulates Singapore's youngest MP Raeesah Khan...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — One of Malaysia's youngest MPs, Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman, today congratulated his Singaporean counterpart Raeesah Khan, who is set to be sworn in as the island nation's youngest MP in its history. Today Online reporte...

 2020-07-12 11:17 

Channel NewsAsia

500,000 Hong Kongers cast 'protest' vote against new security laws...

HONG KONG: Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens queued to cast ballots over the weekend in what the Chinese-ruled city's opposition camp ......

 2020-07-12 11:17 

ABS-CBN

Mga guro gumawa ng paraan para mahikayat ang mga estudyante na mag-enroll...

Kaniya-kaniyang paraan ngayon ang mga guro para hikayatin ang mga estudyante na mag-rehistro para sa darating na pasukan....

 2020-07-12 11:13 

Cebu Daily News

Talisay fire destroys 15 houses, displaces 30 families...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An afternoon fire destroyed 15 houses and displaced at least 30 families individuals in Purok Lingko, Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City on Sunday, July 12, 2020. Fire Aide Miller Bailo of the Talisay City Fire Station said fi...

 2020-07-12 11:12 

Malay Mail Online

Statistics Dept: 1.9 million Kelantanese to participate in Malaysia Census 2020...

KOTA BARU, July 12 — A total of 1.9 million Kelantanese are involved in the Population and Housing Census of Malaysia, which began on July 7, said Kelantan Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM) director Zuraidy Zainal Abidin. He said the census.....

 2020-07-12 11:07 

ABS-CBN

West PH Sea award is 'non-negotiable', DFA says on 4th anniv of legal victory...

The Philippines' arbitration victory against China is "non-negotiable", the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday on the 4th anniversary of the verdict....

 2020-07-12 11:06 

Malay Mail Online

Abu Dhabi fund suspends debt service repayments for countries, companies...

DUBAI, July 12 — Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has suspended debt service repayments for some countries and companies for the year, the state-financed fund said today. The fund provides financial assistance to companies in the United Arab......

 2020-07-12 11:05 

Jakarta Post

The music we listen to in our teens and 20s really does stay with us for life...

The music we listen to between the ages of ten and 30 could give us memories that stay with us throughout our lives, according to UK research....

 2020-07-12 11:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump's push to reopen schools amid COVID-19 part of bid to boost suburban standing...

President Donald Trump's demand for U.S. schools to fully reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic is central to an emerging re-election ......

 2020-07-12 11:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Police find a hectare of cannabis field in Bandung - ANTARA News...

The Cimahi District Police found a hectare of cannabis field on Sunday in the forest area of Mount Bukit Tunggul in Cilengkrang Subdistrict, located between ......

 2020-07-12 11:01 

Malay Mail Online

Agong expresses pride, congratulates Dr Masliza on Oxford University appointment...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today congratulated Dr Masliza Mahmod on her appointment as Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Oxford University, United Kingdom....

 2020-07-12 11:00 

Channel NewsAsia

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

Pope Francis said on Sunday he was hurt by Turkey's decision to...

 2020-07-12 11:00 

The Strait Times

Brooklyn Beckham, son of David Beckham, is engaged to actress Nicola Peltz...

Retired English footballer David Beckham is set to become a father-in-law after his son announced his engagement to actress Nicola Peltz.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:59 

Bangkok Post

500,000 Hong Kongers cast 'protest' vote...

HONG KONG: Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens queued to cast ballots over the weekend in what the Chinese-ruled city's opposition camp says is a symbolic protest vote against tough national security laws directly imposed by Beijing....

 2020-07-12 10:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: Singapore adds 178 new cases today...
 2020-07-12 10:53 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

On 4th anniversary of arbitral win vs China, PH insists award 'non-negotiable'...

MANILA, Philippines — The unanimous award by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the South China Sea case rendered in favor of the Philippines is "non-negotiable." Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. said this on Sunday as ...

 2020-07-12 10:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Collaboration will determine future of travel...
 2020-07-12 10:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

National women's sevens coach Nik looking for talents from other sports...
 2020-07-12 10:50 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Students who missed mother tongue language exams in June to be fairly assessed...

SINGAPORE - Students who missed parts of the O- and A-level mother tongue language examinations in June because of the Covid-19 pandemic will be fairly assessed and not disadvantaged, the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) has said.. Read ...

 2020-07-12 10:50 

Channel NewsAsia

China releases professor who criticised President Xi, friends say...

BEIJING: A Beijing law professor who has been an outspoken critic of China's President Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party was released on ......

 2020-07-12 10:49 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia's virus cases accelerate past 75,000...

The number of coronavirus cases in Indonesia exceeded 75,000 as infections in the two largest hotspots continued to accelerate after the government eased physical-distancing curbs more than a month ago....

 2020-07-12 10:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

115 immigration detainees test positive for Covid-19...
 2020-07-12 10:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

8 immigration detainees test positive for Covid-19...
 2020-07-12 10:45 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong singer Eason Chan performs charity concert in empty stadium...

Hong Kong singer Eason Chan has become the first singer to perform at the Hong Kong Coliseum after performing restrictions - imposed in light of the Covid-19 pandemic - were lifted.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Adam shows promise in Algarve...
 2020-07-12 10:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man jumps out of car before it crashes into Klang river...
 2020-07-12 10:33 

Malay Mail Online

Palm oil boycott leads to use of more land for less-efficient vegetable oils, says UN advisor...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Boycotting problematic commodities implicated in deforestation will only lead to exports of those same commodities being redirected to regions with far lower environmental standards, says advisor to the United Nations......

 2020-07-12 10:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Rugby: Ex-England full-back Abendanon in retirement U-turn to join Vannes...
 2020-07-12 10:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing...

TEHRAN: Iran said that the misalignment of an air defence unit's radar system was the key...

 2020-07-12 10:24 

Bangkok Post

Tents, barrier removed from famous Phetchabun cliff...

PHETCHABUN: The owners of land plots leading to the tip of Pha Hua Sing, a famous cliff on Phu Thap Boek, have removed some permanent structures that spoiled the scenery and reopened the path for visitors to the photogenic area....

 2020-07-12 10:23 

Bangkok Post

Three arrested with 1,199kg 'ice'...

SURAT THANI: Three men were arrested and 1,199 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, or ice, in their possession seized by police in Phun Phin district of this southern province Saturday, police said....

 2020-07-12 10:22 

Malay Mail Online

Police deny viral message on alleged spread of Covid-19 in Seremban UTC...

SEREMBAN, July 12 — Police today denied a message which went viral on the social media since yesterday of the supposed spread of the Covid-19 pandemic at the Seremban Urban Transformation Centre (UTC). Seremban District Police Chief ACP Mohd Said......

 2020-07-12 10:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Hamburg sex workers demand Germany's brothels reopen...

Prostitutes demonstrated in Hamburg's red light district late on Saturday evening demanding that Germany's brothels be allowed to reopen after ......

 2020-07-12 10:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Hungary imposes border checks, quarantine to prevent spread of virus...

Hungary has imposed new restrictions on cross-border travel as of next Wednesday in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a surge ......

 2020-07-12 10:12 

Malay Mail Online

Johor confident of hosting best ever Sukma games, says MB...

JOHOR BAHRU, July 12 — Johor is confident of hosting the best ever Malaysia Games (Sukma) when the 20th edition of the biennial national multi-sport event takes place there next year. Menteri Besar Datuk Ir Hasni Mohammad said this......

 2020-07-12 10:12 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta archdiocese allows three Greater Jakarta churches to resume Sunday service...

The number of Sunday service attendees will be limited and worshipers are required to adhere to strict health protocols....

 2020-07-12 10:11 

Malay Mail Online

Baleh hydro project on track despite MCO, Covid-19, says Sarawak Energy...

KUCHING, July 12 — Sarawak Energy says its 1,285MW Baleh hydroelectric project (HEP) located in Kapit division, central Sarawak, is on track to meet major milestones despite the challenges of managing the movement control order (MCO) limitations......

 2020-07-12 10:10 

The Strait Times

Start-up city: Vietnam's young invest ideas in Ho Chi Minh...

HO CHI MINH CITY (AFP) - A tech-savvy population, a fast-growing economy, and the perks of being first in an emerging market - Vietnamese entrepreneur Le Thanh saw the potential in booming Ho Chi Minh City for his start-up transforming coffee grounds into...

 2020-07-12 10:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

New Covid-19 cluster detected in Kuching...
 2020-07-12 10:09 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: MRT station cleaners, staff get care packs and notes of appreciation from volunteer group...

SINGAPORE - As a gesture of appreciation for their hard work amid the coronavirus pandemic, care packs filled with goodies were given out to cleaners and staff at various MRT stations by volunteer group Be Kind SG over the weekend.. Read more at straitsti...

 2020-07-12 10:07 

The Strait Times

Poland police hunt for fugitive ex-soldier and his puma...

WARSAW (AFP) - Polish police are on the hunt for a former soldier who fled into a forest with a puma to avoid handing it over to a zoo.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:05 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 pandemic causing some to have strange and bizarre dreams...

Concerns over the coronavirus pandemic have found their way into people's dreams, a development that psychologists say is common around traumatic events.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-12 10:04 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department launches mountain cave search and rescue team at Mulu National Park...

KUCHING, July 12 — The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) today launched the Mountain Cave Search and Rescue (Moscar) team to enhance its readiness to face emergency situations at the Mulu National Park here. Sarawak JBPM director Khirudin......

 2020-07-12 10:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: 14 new cases, new cluster emerges...
 2020-07-12 10:01 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

East Kalimantan is striving to eliminate child marriages - ANTARA News...

East Kalimantan has been striving to eliminate underage marriages as the province's child marriage rate is recorded at 13.9 percent or higher than that of ......

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