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 2021-07-24 13:04 

Manila Bulletin

Carlos Yulo misses floor exercise final but gains berth in vault...

000_9G263Q Carlos Yulo failed to qualify in the finals in his pet event, the mens' floor exercise, but earned a spot in the vault of the artistic gymnastics in the Tokyo Olympics Saturday night. Yulo's bid to extend his dominance in the floor exer...

 2021-07-24 13:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Carlos Yulo makes vault final in Tokyo Olympics after floor exercise exit...

MANILA, Philippines --- Carlos Yulo secured a spot in the Artistic Gymnastics men's vault final of the Tokyo Olympics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Japan.Yulo remained in the running for a medal in Tokyo after he placed sixth in vault with a score of...

 2021-07-24 13:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Vietnam reports record 7,968 new COVID-19 cases...

HANOI: Vietnam's health ministry reported 7,968 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday (Jul 24), a second record daily increase in a row after ......

 2021-07-24 13:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

PT Sparco focuses on oxygen distribution to West Kalimantan pharmacies - ANTARA News...

PT Sparco, as the oxygen distributor in Kubu Raya, will accord priority to the distribution of oxygen at all pharmacies in West Kalimantan, Director of PT ......

 2021-07-24 13:01 

Malay Mail Online

Macron meets Japan PM on Olympic visit...

TOKYO, July 24 — French President Emmanuel Macron met his Japanese counterpart today and took in some Olympic judo action after watching Tokyo 2020's opening ceremony in a nearly empty stadium. Macron is in Tokyo for the virus-postponed summer.....

 2021-07-24 13:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Taekwondo: Thailand's Panipak Wongpattanakit wins women's 49kg gold at Tokyo Olympics...

Thailand's Panipak Wongpattanakit, the bronze medallist in Rio five years ago, beat Spanish teenager Adriana Cerezo Iglesias to win the women's ......

 2021-07-24 12:57 

Manila Bulletin

Agri losses due to 'Fabian' reach P12.38M...

Agricultural losses left by the onslaught of typhoon Fabian reached P12.38 million, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Saturday, July 24. (Photo courtesy of the Department of Agriculture) Based on the department's latest assessment, the agricu...

 2021-07-24 12:54 

Malay Mail Online

DPM: 49 more premises including factories ordered to close yesterday...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — A total of 49 premises involving factories, businesses and construction sites were ordered to close yesterday for breaching the standard operating procedures (SOP) set by the government to curb the spread of the Covid-19......

 2021-07-24 12:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Perikatan Nasional seeking to correct under-investment in public healthcare...
 2021-07-24 12:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Lebanon can't handle next COVID-19 wave: Hospital chief...

BEIRUT: Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has piled pressure on hospitals, leaving them ill-equipped to face any new wave of the coronavirus, a ......

 2021-07-24 12:51 

Malay Mail Online

Taxis and tuk-tuks come to a standstill after Thai virus surge...

BANGKOK, July 24 — Tuk-tuks and garishly coloured taxis that once weaved through chaotic Bangkok traffic are sitting idle in storage as a fresh coronavirus surge scuttles hopes of relief for Thailand's tourism-dependent economy. The kingdom is.....

 2021-07-24 12:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Cycling-Volcano training sends Ecuador's Carapaz on path to gold...

A brutally tough Olympic road race course wore down most of the 130 riders who set off from Musashinonomori Park in stifling heat on Saturday but ......

 2021-07-24 12:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Water Polo-US, Spain set scoring records on dire day for debutants...

World champions the United States began their quest for a third straight Olympic gold medal in women's water polo by storming into the record ......

 2021-07-24 12:50 

Channel NewsAsia

GM, Cruise sue Ford to block use of 'BlueCruise' name for hands-free driving...

General Motors Co and its Cruise robo-taxi subsidiary have filed a lawsuit to stop Ford Motor Co from using the name...

 2021-07-24 12:49 

The Strait Times

Amnesty urges moratorium on surveillance technology in Pegasus scandal...
 2021-07-24 12:49 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Hungary's Szilagyi wins gold in men's sabre individual...

The 31-year-old became the first man ever to win three gold fencing medals in an individual discipline.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 12:48 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Industry Ministry prepares self-isolation facilities for 500 patients - ANTARA News...

Around five self-isolation facilities, equipped to accommodate a total of 500 COVID-19 patients, have been prepared by the Industry Ministry in five major ......

 2021-07-24 12:48 

Bangkok Post

Vietnam reports record 7,968 Covid cases...

More than two-thirds of the cases are in Ho Chi Minh City, the ministry said in a statement....

 2021-07-24 12:46 

The Strait Times

Afghanistan imposes night curfew to stem Taleban advance...

The curfew is imposed across 31 of its 34 provinces to curb violence unleashed by Taleban.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 12:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Hungarian Szilagyi wins gold in men's sabre individual...

Hungarian Aron Szilagyi, 31, won gold in the men's individual sabre fencing competition on Saturday, becoming the first man ever to win three gold ......

 2021-07-24 12:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics: Britain's Peaty on fire but Japanese Seto sinks in Olympic pool...

Britain's Adam Peaty clocked a scorching heat time Saturday to kickstart the defence of his Olympic 100m breaststroke crown on the opening day at ......

 2021-07-24 12:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man on fire runs 100m for help...
 2021-07-24 12:42 

Manila Bulletin

PNP: Gun ban in Metro Manila until July 28...

Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), has ordered the suspension of the privilege to carry firearms outside residence in Metro Manila as part of the security measures for the last State of the Nation Address of Pre...

 2021-07-24 12:41 

Phnom Penh Post

Governor: Covid subsides in capital...

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng said the Covid-19 situation in the capital's 14 districts has eased, with only two districts still recording a high number of infections....

 2021-07-24 12:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Muhyiddin: NRP is progressive, dynamic, inclusive...
 2021-07-24 12:39 

Manila Bulletin

Fire hits warehouse in Paraaque City...

A fire broke out in a warehouse in San Dionisio Paraaque City on Saturday evening. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Public Information Office, the fire reached the 1st alarm at around 7:41 p.m. and 2nd alarm at 7:47 p.m. The fire was raise...

 2021-07-24 12:38 

Malay Mail Online

Hair today, green tomorrow: UK stylists join eco-drive...

LONDON, July 24 — Hairdressers across Britain are being urged to do their bit for the environment by recycling snipped-off hair to help clean up oil spills, make compost or generate energy. At an east London salon, Fry Taylor, one of the founders......

 2021-07-24 12:37 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd offers up to P500,000-research grant to personnel under BERF...

The Department of Education (DepEd) is offering a research grant amounting to P500,000 to its qualified personnel who will submit proposals in line with the theme "Supporting and Assessing Learning Continuity" and "Mother Tongue-Based Multilin...

 2021-07-24 12:36 

Vietnam News

Central city lures investment in mid COVID-19 hit...

The US's Vector Fabrication Inc has been scouting locations in central Vit Nam for a Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) factory with an estimated investment of US$60 million, according to the Head of the Nng Hi-tech Park and Industrial Zones Auth...

 2021-07-24 12:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Carlos Yulo fails to advance to floor exercise final in Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO---Carlos Yulo on Saturday failed to qualify for the floor exercise final, crashing out of the event on where he was expected to win the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.Yulo fumbled a landing early in his routine, scoring low on execution to finish ...

 2021-07-24 12:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nine areas in Perak, Pahang, Kedah, Sabah to go under EMCO...
 2021-07-24 12:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Amnesty urges moratorium on surveillance technology in Pegasus scandal...

PARIS: Allegations that governments used phone malware supplied by an Israeli firm to spy on journalists, activists and heads of state have ......

 2021-07-24 12:30 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

As COVID cases spread, Papuans urged to remain vigilant - ANTARA News...

The Papua COVID-19 task force has asked locals to remain vigilant as coronavirus infections have currently spread to 18 districts and cities in the province ......

 2021-07-24 12:29 

Manila Bulletin

Family of seven loses home in Angono landslide...

A family of seven was rendered homeless after a landslide toppled their shanty located on a hill at the height of heavy downpour in Angono, Rizal, early Saturday morning. (From Barangay San Isidro, Angono, Rizal's Facebook page/MANILA BULLETIN) In a p...

 2021-07-24 12:24 

Manila Bulletin

Lacson: Draft resolution seeks to oust Sotto as Senate chief...

There has been an attempt to oust Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III for announcing his plan to run for vice president, Senator Panfilo Lacson bared on Saturday, July 24. Senate President Vicente Sotto III (Office of Sen. Sotto/https://vice...

 2021-07-24 12:23 

ABS-CBN

Di magpapakawala ng tubig sa mga dam sa kabila ng pag-ulan — water resources board...

Tinukoy ng National Water Resources Board ang mga dam ng Angat, Magat at San Roque na sumasakop sa malaking bahagi ng Luzon....

 2021-07-24 12:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hanoi goes into lockdown as virus cases soar...
 2021-07-24 12:22 

The Strait Times

I grew up with majority blindspot, not Chinese privilege, says actor Tay Ping Hui...

He spoke at a dialogue on the role of the Chinese community in upholding Singapore's multicultural fabric.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

China's Sun wins women's epee individual gold...

China's Sun Yiwen won the women's individual epee fencing gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-07-24 12:17 

The Strait Times

Tripartite work group looking at all options in improving support for lower-wage workers...

Among the suggestions is complementing the current progressive wage model with a minimum wage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 12:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Archery-South Korean coaches around every corner in Tokyo...

Wherever there is a bow and arrow at the Tokyo Olympics, a South Korean won't be far away....

 2021-07-24 12:15 

The Strait Times

Youth passion on social issues is positive, but patience is key to societal changes: Sim Ann...
 2021-07-24 12:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia, Indonesia agree to discuss MoU on domestic workers...
 2021-07-24 12:10 

The Strait Times

Singapore's ethnic harmony made possible because majority knew what was at stake, says Shanmugam...

Chinese colliding with minority races could cause unease and pushback that would leave everyone worse off.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 12:10 

The Strait Times

Indonesia's accelerated vaccination drive hits a speed bump as cell culture takes 1 months...

JAKARTA - Indonesia's accelerated vaccination drive has hit a speed bump as its stock of Covid-19 vaccines ready for use is almost fully utilised, preventing it from meeting the target of one million jabs a day in the past week.. Read more at straitst...

 2021-07-24 12:08 

Cebu Daily News

Roxas Vanguards bury depleted MisOr for 4th straight win...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Petra Cement-Roxas Vanguards made easy work of the undermanned MisOr Brew Authoritea on Saturday, 113-87, for its fourth straight victory in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Mindanao leg at the Pagadian C...

 2021-07-24 12:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Macron meets Japan PM on Olympic visit...

TOKYO: French President Emmanuel Macron met his Japanese counterpart on Saturday (Jul 24) and took in some Olympic judo action after watching ......

 2021-07-24 12:08 

Malay Mail Online

PM: There is still fiscal space to continue to help the people...

PUTRAJAYA, July 24 — The government still has fiscal space although limited to fund economic stimulus packages to continue to help the people, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He said the country's economic management, as certified....

 2021-07-24 12:07 

The Strait Times

Recent incidents do not mean S'pore has become racist; race policies may need updating: Edwin Tong...

SINGAPORE - Recent racist incidents here do not indicate that Singapore has become a racist society, but they are a reminder that the country cannot assume the policies to ensure racial harmony over the years have been perfect solutions, said Minister for...

 2021-07-24 12:06 

ABS-CBN

Kilos-protesta para sa huling SONA ni Duterte kasado na...

Mahigpit namang hinikayat ng Philippine National Police na gawing virtual na lang ang protesta dahil sa banta ng Delta COVID-19 variant....

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