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 2021-08-01 06:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

VistaJet thrives on private jet demand amid Covid-19 pandemic, says founder Thomas Flohr...
 2021-08-01 06:55 

Manila Bulletin

Driver murdered while sleeping on a hammock in Cagayan...

BALLESTEROS, Cagayan A 35-year-old driver was stabbed to death while sleeping on a hammock in P4 Payagan East here Saturday, July 31. Police identified the victim as Elvis Tabalanza, 35. Investigation showed that the suspect, Dexter Urbano, laborer, of Ag...

 2021-08-01 06:54 

Malay Mail Online

Special Senate sitting also postponed due to Covid risk...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — The special Dewan Negara sitting scheduled from Aug 3 to 5 has now also been postponed until further notice. According to a notice dated today issued by Dewan Negara secretary Muhd Sujairi Abdullah to Senate members,......

 2021-08-01 06:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sirim to help in development of Covid-19 vaccine...
 2021-08-01 06:53 

Malay Mail Online

Afghan forces battle to thwart Taliban assaults on key cities...

KANDAHAR (Afghanistan), Aug 1 — Afghan government forces struggled against Taliban assaults on several major cities today as the insurgents stepped up a nationwide offensive that saw a key airport in the south come under rocket fire overnight.......

 2021-08-01 06:50 

ABS-CBN

Sunday lockdown muling ipinatupad sa Zamboanga City...

Muling ipinatupad ngayong Linggo sa Zamboanga City ang "Sunday lockdown" sa harap ng banta ng mas nakahahawang Delta variant ng COVID-19....

 2021-08-01 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Sky News Australia says suspended from YouTube for one week...

Sky News Australia said on Sunday it has been temporarily suspended by the video-sharing site YouTube following the platform's review of content ......

 2021-08-01 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

YouTube suspends Sky News Australia channel, citing COVID-19 misinformation...

SYDNEY: YouTube said on Sunday (Aug 1) it had barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for one week, citing concerns about COVID-19 ......

 2021-08-01 06:47 

Manila Bulletin

Vice Ganda pokes fun at long-delayed 'Darna' project...

Vice Ganda Comedian Vice Ganda recently made a joke about the "Darna" project, which has been postponed several times. During the recent episode of "It's Showtime," the topic was brought up when Vice asked the "Reina ng Tahanan"...

 2021-08-01 06:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kelantan woman duped by 'European boyfriend' in love scam...
 2021-08-01 06:46 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo returns to work after negative COVID-19 test...

Vice President Leni Robredo tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after her exposure to an infected person last week, she announced on Sunday, August 1. Vice President Leni Robredo (OVP photo) Speaking on her weekly radio show, "BISEr...

 2021-08-01 06:45 

Bangkok Post

Afghan forces battle to thwart Taliban assaults on key cities...

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: Afghan government forces struggled against Taliban assaults on several major cities Sunday as the insurgents stepped up a nationwide offensive that saw a key airport in the south come under rocket fire overnight....

 2021-08-01 06:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

No place for vaccine arrogance...
 2021-08-01 06:44 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jakarta governor visits two Sumatran tigers contracting COVID-19 - ANTARA News...

Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan visited two Sumatran tigers ( Panthera tigris sumatrae) contracting COVID-19 and undergoing isolation at the Ragunan Zoo, ......

 2021-08-01 06:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Heatwave hits Hokkaido, site of Olympic marathon...

Japan's northern Hokkaido region was supposed to offer cooler climes for next week's Olympic marathons and race walks, but now the area is ......

 2021-08-01 06:44 

Manila Bulletin

Chinese-Filipino general's role in strengthening PH-China ties cited...

Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian has paid tribute to General Ye Fei, also known as Sixto Mercado Tiongco, who fought for China's independence and helped in the founding of a "new China." Huang described Fei as "a soldier ...

 2021-08-01 06:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Heatwave hits Japan site of Olympic marathon...

TOKYO --- Japan's northern Hokkaido region was supposed to offer cooler climes for next week's Olympic marathons and race walks, but now the area is battling a heatwave.Olympic organisers moved the two events from Tokyo in 2019, worried that even ...

 2021-08-01 06:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Cycling-Gamble pays off as Worthington cooks up BMX gold...

TOKYO: They say if you can't stand the heat then get out of the kitchen, but British BMX freestyler Charlotte Worthington was as cool as a ......

 2021-08-01 06:38 

The Strait Times

Mexico holds referendum on prosecuting ex-presidents...

Mexico is ranked 124th out of 179 on Transparency International's world corruption perceptions index.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 06:38 

Philippine Star

Millions of Americans risk eviction as virus cases spike...
 2021-08-01 06:37 

Philippine Star

Simone Biles withdraws from another Olympic final: USA Gymnastics...
 2021-08-01 06:34 

Bangkok Post

Thailand 2031: A Glimpse into the Future...

Why 2031? The next decade is likely to become seen as a milestone era during which the world accelerated into a period of development and prosperity having successfully turned the page of one of the worst chapters in modern history after Covid-19 shook th...

 2021-08-01 06:32 

Malay Mail Online

Interim PM claims merely rumours, says Ismail Sabri...

BERA, Aug 1 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today described claims that he will be appointed interim prime minister as merely rumours in media portals and social media. He said such rumours were probably ignited to muddle......

 2021-08-01 06:32 

Malay Mail Online

Saying #Lawan rally went by the book, Suhakam urges cops to drop case against organisers...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — The #Lawan rally in the city yesterday was uneventful and consistent with Malaysians' right to assembly, the Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) said today based on its monitoring of the event. The commission commended both.....

 2021-08-01 06:32 

Manila Bulletin

2 sisters killed in Sorsogon fire...

CAMP OLA, Albay Two sisters died in a fire that razed five houses in Barangay Tablac, Matnog, Sorsogon, Saturday, July 31. Police Major Malu Calubaquib, Police Regional Office (PRO) 5 spokesperson, identified the victims as "Tinay," 18, and "B...

 2021-08-01 06:30 

Philippine Star

A year after the mushroom cloud, Lebanon still bleeds...
 2021-08-01 06:30 

Philippine Star

Djokovic 'not sure' about US Open fitness after Olympics nightmare...
 2021-08-01 06:29 

Channel NewsAsia

100-year-old former death camp guard to go on trial in Germany: Report...

FRANKFURT: A 100-year-old former guard at the Sachsenhausen Nazi concentration camp near Berlin will face trial in the autumn, 76 years after the ......

 2021-08-01 06:27 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Sean Strickland pummels Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night...

Sean Strickland dominated Uriah Hall on Saturday at the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas, winning their middleweight fight by unanimous decision.Strickland extended his winning streak to five with a 50-44, 50-45, 49-46 tally. Strickland landed a...

 2021-08-01 06:27 

The Strait Times

Sumatran tigers at Jakarta zoo recovering from coronavirus...

The tigers have undergone 10 to 12 days of treatment and are gradually showing signs of recovery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 06:27 

Manila Bulletin

PH Red Cross warns public against fake accounts of its official...

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has warned the public against fake social media and mobile wallet accounts posing as one of its officials being reportedly used for fraudulent transactions. (Philippine Red Cross / MANILA BULLETIN) "The Philippine Red Cr...

 2021-08-01 06:26 

ABS-CBN

Panukalang paiksiin ang interval ng 2 dose ng COVID-19 vaccine tinutulan...

Tinutulan ng vaccine expert panel ng Pilipinas ang mga panukala na paikliin ang pagitan ng una at ikalawang dose ng COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-08-01 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Sailing-Italy's Tita and Banti heading for Nacra sailing medal...

The Italian pairing of Ruggero Tita and Caterina Banti head into Tuesday's medal race in the Nacra mixed class guaranteed a medal after another ......

 2021-08-01 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Cycling-Backyard BMX park vaults Australia's Martin to freestyle gold...

Australia's Logan Martin won the inaugural men's Olympic BMX freestyle event on Sunday, a feat he said was thanks to his ingenious training ......

 2021-08-01 06:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

French boxer disqualified, protests with sit-in at ringside...

TOKYO--- French super heavyweight Mourad Aliev remained seated at ringside for nearly an hour after being disqualified in his fight on Sunday, a call he furiously protested with kicks in the air and offensive gestures.When the referee stopped his bout aga...

 2021-08-01 06:21 

Manila Bulletin

Kris Aquino tells fans: 'See you on 8/8'...

Kris Aquino If plans do not miscarry, Queen of All Media Kris Aquino will make her first public appearance on Aug. 8. since the demise of her brother former President Noynoy Aquino last June 24. "See you sa 8/8," wrote Kris in the comment section ...

 2021-08-01 06:21 

Philippine Star

Durant leads Team USA to Olympics knockout stage...
 2021-08-01 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Golf-Schauffele within reach of gold medal at Tokyo...

Xander Schauffele had one hand on the gold medal as the final groups made the turn at the Olympic golf on Sunday after the American made a ......

 2021-08-01 06:20 

Manila Bulletin

Angat Dam's water level gradually rising...

The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) in Bulacan is still closely monitoring the water levels of the three big dams in the province — Angat, Ipo, and Bustos. The PDRRMC said that despite the normal weather conditions...

 2021-08-01 06:18 

Cebu Daily News

Bea Alonzo's Thursday barkada reunites...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The "One More Chance" Thursday barkada is back! Not on the big screen but in a Bea Alonzo's vlog segment called "Bea Does." This is the segment where Alonzo tries to do new things or the ordinary ones with...

 2021-08-01 06:17 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Juvic Pagunsan wraps up Olympics golf campaign...

MANILA, Philippines---Juvic Pagunsan had a disappointing end to his first Summer Games, finishing 55th in the 60-man field in the men's individual golf competition of the Tokyo Olympics at Kasumigaseki Country Club Sunday.The 43-year-old Japan Tour ve...

 2021-08-01 06:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Wrestling-'New superstar' Lopez Nunez off to a flyer in record bid...

Cuban Mijain Lopez Nunez got off to flying start in his bid to become the first four-times Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling on Sunday ......

 2021-08-01 06:13 

The Strait Times

100-year-old former death camp guard to go on trial in Germany...

While the number of suspects in Nazi crimes is dwindling, prosecutors are still trying to bring individuals to justice.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-01 06:12 

Manila Bulletin

Public told: Get vaccinated with any vaccine available during 2-week lockdown...

A doctor on Sunday, August 1, urged the public to get vaccinated with any vaccine brand available during the two-week lockdown in Metro Manila amid the threat of the Delta variant. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN) "Para sa mga nagdadalawang-isip sa bakun...

 2021-08-01 06:11 

Manila Bulletin

Only fully vaccinated people can enter Iloilo City Hall for 1 week starting Aug. 2...

ILOILO CITY For a week starting Monday, Aug. 2, only fully vaccinated persons can enter the Iloilo City Hall. "This is to minimize the possibility of infection due to the threat of the Delta variant," said Mayor Jerry Treas in a statement Sunday, ...

 2021-08-01 06:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Swimming-Medals in minutes for sprint couple Blume and Manaudou...

Moments before winning her bronze medal in Tokyo on Sunday, Denmark's Pernille Blume had a double dose of Olympic nerves and battled to stay ......

 2021-08-01 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea's record-breaking Olympic archer fought sexism from day one...

TOKYO: South Korea's An San was ice-cool as she defied online sexist abuse to seal a hat-trick of gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics, but the ace ......

 2021-08-01 06:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

US star Dressel wins 50m freestyle for fourth Tokyo gold...

Caeleb Dressel claimed his fourth Tokyo gold and earned the title of world's fastest swimmer Sunday with an Olympic-record 21.07 seconds in the 50m freestyle final.The American was untouchable in an event he has dominated in recent years, hitting the ...

 2021-08-01 06:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police record statement from durian giveaway event organiser...
 2021-08-01 06:01 

Manila Bulletin

Palace celebrates Marcial's victory in Olympics...

Malacaang was elated as Filipino boxer Eumir Marcia bagged the country's third medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday, August 1. Eumir Marcial (AIBA Photo) Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque made the statement after Marcial booked a spot in the se...

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