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 2020-07-03 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

DeChambeau motors into share of early lead in Detroit...

Bryson DeChambeau birdied his final hole to cap an error free five-under 67 and grab a share of the early second round lead with three others at ......

 2020-07-03 19:25 

ABS-CBN

Soccsksargen nagtala ng 11 kaso ng coronavirus sa loob ng 2 araw...

Nagtala ng labing-isang kaso ng coronavirus disease sa Soccsksargen Region sa loob ng dalawang araw simula noong Huwebes, ayon sa mga health officials ng rehiyon....

 2020-07-03 19:24 

Jakarta Post

Mask for Indonesia: Artists, brands collaborate to fight pandemic, one mask at a time...

Wearing a mask has become the new normal a must-have item when you venture outside of your home....

 2020-07-03 19:18 

The Strait Times

Berlin drops derogatory name for metro station after protests...

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Berlin's public transport company BVG said it would rename a city centre metro station that has become notorious for bearing a name based on a derogatory word for black people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 19:15 

Jakarta Post

Swiss restrict entry from 29 countries to prevent coronavirus spread...

Travellers to Switzerland from 29 countries will from July 6 have to register with the authorities and go into self-isolation to prevent a resurgence of the coronavirus, the government said on Thursday....

 2020-07-03 19:13 

Jakarta Post

'Bumbu': First Indonesian culinary e-magazine published in French...

The Bumbu culinary arts magazine targets French people who wish to understand Indonesian cuisine....

 2020-07-03 19:03 

Jakarta Post

Millions switch to 'local TikToks' after India bans Chinese apps...

Millions of Indians have joined homegrown social media platforms since New Delhi banned a slew of Chinese apps, including TikTok, amid growing tensions between the giant neighbors....

 2020-07-03 19:01 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Immigration Bureau mulls further visa extension for stranded foreigners...

The Immigration Bureau is discussing the possibility of extending visa amnesty for foreigners stranded in Thailand, Foreign Ministrys deputy spokesperson Natapanu Nopakun said at the daily Covid-19 briefing on Friday (July 3)....

 2020-07-03 19:00 

Jakarta Post

Malaysia suspends Pakistan pilots after license fraud revelation...

Malaysias aviation regulator has temporarily suspended pilots employed by domestic airlines who hold Pakistani licenses, after the government of the South Asian nation revealed that many pilots had dubious qualifications....

 2020-07-03 18:52 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Portugal fumes at exclusion from Britain's safe travel list...

LISBON (REUTERS) - Portugal's tourism sector reacted with fury and disbelief at Britain's decision to maintain a quarantine regime for travellers coming from Portugal despite having a higher number of coronavirus cases and deaths.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-03 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Recreational game set to resume in England from July 11...

The British government said on Friday that recreational cricket which has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be allowed to resume ......

 2020-07-03 18:45 

Jakarta Post

Vietnam's 'first trans dad' shows LGBT+ openness and challenges...

When Dao Minh Khang halted his hormone therapy last year, little did he know he would quickly get pregnant and become Vietnams first transgender father....

 2020-07-03 18:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Havana stirs to life without tourists and amid scarcity...

HAVANA: The Cuban capital stirred to life on Friday (Jul 3) after more than three months of lockdown but there were no signs of tourists on ......

 2020-07-03 18:40 

The Strait Times

Jamal Khashoggi murder trial told oven was lit after killing...

ISTANBUL (REUTERS) - A Saudi consulate worker in Istanbul told a Turkish court on Friday (July 3) he had been asked to light a tandoor oven less than an hour after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered the building where he was killed.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-03 18:39 

Channel NewsAsia

UK, Indian firm salvage satellite operator Oneweb...

LONDON: The UK government and Indian telecoms giant Bharti are to take control of the collapsed satellite firm Oneweb, they said on Friday (Jul ......

 2020-07-03 18:39 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia asks Singapore to reopen borders as Bintan 'ready to receive tourists'...

The Indonesian government has asked Singapore to soon reopen its borders, particularly those that connect the city state to the tourist areas of Bintan and Batam in Riau Islands, which have been closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-03 18:30 

Jakarta Post

Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters...

Vietnam and the Philippines on Thursday criticized Chinas holding of military drills in a disputed part of the South China, warning it could create tension in the region and impact Beijings relationship with its neighbors....

 2020-07-03 18:30 

Jakarta Post

Disney+ unveils 'Marvel's 616', 'Phineas & Ferb', 'The Right Stuff' for Comic-Con@Home...

Comic-Cons annual San Diego expo may have been cancelled but momentum is increasing for online replacement Comic-Con@Home....

 2020-07-03 18:27 

ABS-CBN

Archbishop Villegas: PH 'taking the wrong path' in anti-terror law...

MANILA - Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas on Friday lamented President Rodrigo Duterte's signing of the controversial anti-terror bill, saying the Philippines is "taking the wrong path."...

 2020-07-03 18:26 

The Strait Times

WHO urges countries to 'wake up' and halt coronavirus...

GENEVA (AFP) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday (July 3) urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to...

 2020-07-03 18:22 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

More than 1,700 medical tourists arriving this month...

More than 1,700 medical tourists have registered to enter Thailand from July 1 but strict quarantine will prevent any from importing Covid-19, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced today (July 3)....

 2020-07-03 18:19 

The Strait Times

Russia's Vladimir Putin mocks US embassy for flying rainbow flag...

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - President Vladimir Putin on Friday (July 3) mocked the US embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the sexual orientation of its staff.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 18:15 

Jakarta Globe

Judge in Pertamina Graft Case Joins Company's Subsidiary...

Anwar was the only judge who ruled in favor of Karen Agustiawan at the district court level....

 2020-07-03 18:15 

Jakarta Globe

Indonesia's Coronavirus Cases Top 60,000, Active Cases below 50 Pct...

It's for the first time since the outbreak the number of active cases has gone below 50 percent of confirmed cases....

 2020-07-03 18:15 

Jakarta Globe

District Head and His Top Councillor Wife Arrested for Alleged Graft...

The couple were in the spotlight as both took command of the executive and legislative branches....

 2020-07-03 18:15 

Jakarta Globe

Local Batik Artisans Turn Masks to Fashionable Gear...

Tenants of Marunda Apartment put artistic value on face masks with hand-made Batik patern....

 2020-07-03 18:15 

Jakarta Post

World's e-waste ‘unsustainable’, says UN report citing China, India and US...

The Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report found that the world dumped a record 53.6 million tons of e-waste last year. Just 17.4% was recycled....

 2020-07-03 18:14 

Jakarta Post

P2P lending helps SMEs earn more, scale up business: Research...

Minister says fintech lending needed to cater to SMEs while the global economy was in a recession....

 2020-07-03 18:13 

The Strait Times

Football: Failure to qualify for Europe won't change Everton's plans, says Ancelotti...

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Everton are targeting European qualification this season but failure to secure a continental berth will not change the Premier League club's long-term plans, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday (July 3).. Read more at...

 2020-07-03 18:10 

Manila Standard

Rody okays anti-terror bill...

President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the controversial anti-terrorism bill that seeks to strengthen the country's ability to combat terrorism, but which the political opposition and human rights groups denounce as a dangerous measure that is pron...

 2020-07-03 18:09 

Jakarta Post

'It's not true': Fatmawati Hospital denies cutting bonuses, salaries of medical workers...

Fatmawati General Hospital in South Jakarta has denied news about Idul Fitri holiday bonus (THR) and salary cuts, as reported by The Jakarta Post on May 21....

 2020-07-03 18:02 

Jakarta Post

Baskin-Robbins hires BTS as to represent August flavor...

Baskin-Robbins said it has hired K-pop boy band BTS to promote the flavor of the month in August....

 2020-07-03 18:00 

Jakarta Post

Russian fund steps up production of anti-viral drug approved by Moscow for COVID-19...

Russias sovereign wealth fund said on Thursday it will step up the production of the anti-viral drug Avifavir, an anti-influenza medicine which the Russian government has granted preliminary approval for treatment of COVID-19 patients....

 2020-07-03 18:00 

Manila Standard

Government steps up bid to test asymptomatic people...

The government will further ramp up its efforts by conducting tests even to people who are not exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Malacaang said on Friday....

 2020-07-03 17:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Khashoggi murder trial told oven was lit after killing...

ISTANBUL: A Saudi consulate worker in Istanbul told a Turkish court on Friday (Jul 3) he had been asked to light a tandoor oven less than an hour ......

 2020-07-03 17:56 

The Strait Times

Netflix stands by film 365 Days accused of glorifying sex trafficking...

LONDON (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Netflix said on Friday (July 3) it will continue to stream the Polish film 365 Days amid calls for its withdrawal including by British singer Duffy who said it glamorised...

 2020-07-03 17:56 

Jakarta Post

Dengue fever cases still on the rise despite seasonal change in some regions...

The number of dengue fever cases nationwide has doubled to more than 70,000 since March, despite the onset of the dry season in nearly half of all regions across the archipelago....

 2020-07-03 17:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Failure to qualify for Europe won't change Everton's plans, says Ancelotti...

Everton are targeting European qualification this season but failure to secure a continental berth will not change the Premier League club's ......

 2020-07-03 17:50 

Manila Standard

DND chief sees 80% chance of MM easing quarantine...

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday said there is an 80 percent chance that restrictions would be eased in areas currently under a general community quarantine (GCQ), even as the government reported 1,531 more COVID-19 cases, bringing total infec...

 2020-07-03 17:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Rescue boat with 180 migrants in state of emergency: Charity group...

ROME: Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said on Friday (Jul 3) its rescue boat carrying 180 migrants was in crisis and needed to disembark ......

 2020-07-03 17:46 

Jakarta Post

KPK arrests East Kutai regent, legislative council speaker for alleged graft...

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has arrested East Kutai Regent Ismunandar and his wife, East Kutai Legislative Council (DPRD) speaker Encek UR Firgasih, along with 13 others on Thursday evening for alleged corruption in goods and services proc...

 2020-07-03 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

GE2020: Singapore's education system prepares young people to have flexibility, skills to prepare for any job, says SM Teo...

SINGAPORE: While the job landscape has changed, Singapore's education system will enable its young people to have the flexibility, values and ......

 2020-07-03 17:45 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Trade Ministry eyes North African market for processed food exports - ANTARA News...

The Ministry of Trade is looking to tap into the North African market to boost exports of food and beverages produced in Indonesia — one of the ......

 2020-07-03 17:45 

Jakarta Post

Hong Kong activists discuss 'parliament-in-exile' after China crackdown...

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to keep the flame of democracy alive and send a message to China that freedom cannot be crushed, campaigner Simon Cheng told Reuters....

 2020-07-03 17:45 

The Strait Times

Forum: Why it isn't fair for managing agents to receive JSS payouts...

Ms Angeline Koh's letter raises a pertinent point regarding Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) payouts for managing agents of condominiums (Condo managing agents should pass on JSS payouts to clients, June 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 17:45 

The Strait Times

Forum: Loud, speeding vehicles a big nuisance...

There has been an increase in the number of vehicles that speed and produce explosive sounds in Woodlands Avenue 10 in the past few months.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 17:45 

The Strait Times

Forum: Putting site staff directly under condo management corporation's employment removes ambiguity...

I refer to the letters by Ms Angeline Koh (Condo managing agents should pass on JSS payouts to clients, June 27) and the Association of Strata Managers (Managing agents have also been affected by Covid-19 pandemic, July 2).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-03 17:43 

Channel NewsAsia

Ryanair flight makes emergency landing in Greece after reporting fire...

ATHENS: A Ryanair flight with 164 people on board made an emergency landing at Thessaloniki airport on Friday (Jul 3) after reporting a fire, ......

 2020-07-03 17:40 

Manila Standard

PH to dispose of assets for vaccine buy...

The government will sell its assets to generate funds to purchase vaccines for the coronavirus disease once it becomes available to address the crisis, Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Friday....

 2020-07-03 17:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Enhance integration of dental and medical education in Singapore...

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that apart from volunteering in clinical testing, dentists are mostly confined to their practices.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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