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 2020-10-23 00:07 

Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta travel agencies eye small groups of travelers to boost business...

Yogyakarta Tourism Agency head Singgih Raharjo said on Tuesday that the province had started to see a recovery in visitor numbers, with some 5,000 daily visits recorded on weekdays and 40,000 on weekends....

 2020-10-23 00:05 

Ecns.cn

China to improve export control list: spokesperson...

The Ministry of Commerce will further improve the country's export control list and release it in due course, an official said Thursday....

 2020-10-23 00:05 

Ecns.cn

Tibetan epic King Gesar revived in rural school...

To preserve the fading oral tradition, the school established an extracurricular class in 2016 focusing on the learning of the epic of King Gesar....

 2020-10-23 00:05 

Ecns.cn

Beijing horticultural expo park receives 400,000 visitors...

The park at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District has received 400,000 visitors since it reopened to the public in March this year....

 2020-10-23 00:05 

Jakarta Post

NASA asteroid surface sampling likely successful...

NASA released its first images of a sampling operation carried out on the asteroid Bennu, which appeared to show successful recovery of rock and dust, or as one official put it, the kind of mess we were hoping for....

 2020-10-23 00:05 

The Hindu

Madhavaram market to work till afternoon for festive sales...

Following a demand from fruit merchants, the Madhavaram temporary market will remain open till afternoon due to the festive season. This was decided at a meeting held in the market on Thursday. Wholes...

 2020-10-23 00:04 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Covid: Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka too say they'll give free vaccine doses...

India News: NEW DELHI: A Covid vaccine might still be some time away, but it's already raining promises of free vaccination across states....

 2020-10-23 00:03 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Hariri faces tough task to form independent Cabinet due to parties' sway: Analysts...

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri faces an uphill struggle to quickly form a new government of nonpartisan specialists to enact urgent reforms due to the sway of the entrenched political parties, analysts said Thursday....

 2020-10-23 00:00 

Jakarta Post

France teacher's killer had 'contact' with militants in Syria...

Seven people have been charged with complicity after 18-year-old Chechen Abdullakh Anzorov killed Samuel Paty on Friday, including two teenagers who helped him identify the teacher....

 2020-10-23 00:00 

The Hindu

U.S., India will 'probably', 'certainly' discuss LAC situation, says Senior U.S. Official...

Two U.S. secretaries would also meet with PM Modi to discuss ways to advance the U.S.- India partnership, says David Thompson...

 2020-10-23 00:00 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

The lost generation...

Noah was a survivor but he failed to reach the people of his time as Abraham did..Was that due to lack of faith in himself or in the people?...

 2020-10-22 23:56 

The Hindu

Russian hackers targeting state, local networks, says U.S....

U.S. officials attribute the activity to a state-sponsored hacking group variously known as DragonFly and Energetic Bear in the cybersecurity community...

 2020-10-22 23:55 

The Hindu

Claims on dinosaur eggs to be verified...

Perambalur residents unearthed 25 egg-shaped objects from an irrigation tank...

 2020-10-22 23:54 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Live: Hunter Biden ex-associate Tony Bobulinski holds press conference...

Tony Bobulinski will attend Thursday night's debate as guest of President Trump....

 2020-10-22 23:52 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Trump posts unedited '60 Minutes' interview before it airs...

President Donald Trump posted his full, unedited interview with "60 Minutes" on Facebook before the show's scheduled Sunday broadcast....

 2020-10-22 23:52 

The Hindu

Tutorials on K-Pop singing and dancing to be released...

Event will be part of Korean Cultural Week celebrations...

 2020-10-22 23:49 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

US sanctions two Hezbollah officials...

Nabil Qaouk and Hassan Al-Baghdadi sanctioned by US for being officials or leaders of Hezbollah, a US-designated terrorist organization....

 2020-10-22 23:45 

Jakarta Post

Jokowi inaugurates sugar factory in Southeast Sulawesi...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo inaugurated a sugar factory in Bombana regency, Southeast Sulawesi, during an official work visit on Thursday....

 2020-10-22 23:43 

Haaretz Daily

Haaretz cartoon...
 2020-10-22 23:40 

The Hindu

Coronavirus | With 3,077 new cases, Tamil Nadu's tally surpasses 7 lakh...

State added one lakh cases in the last 21 days; Chennai reports 833 infections...

 2020-10-22 23:39 

The Hindu

Physics is easy if problems can be visualised, say experts...

If students can visualise the situations in three-dimension and apply the concepts, they would be able to solve the problem, according to teachers....

 2020-10-22 23:34 

Nikkei Asian Review

US presidential debate: Trump and Biden face off one last time...

NEW YORK -- With less than two weeks until election day, U.S. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will hold their second and fi...

 2020-10-22 23:34 

Jakarta Post

Ferragamo family explores stake sale to drive Italian fashion brand revamp: Sources...

The family owners of Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo have held informal talks with financial investors to sell a minority stake in their holding firm as they seek to turn around the luxury brand and cope with the fallout of COVID-19....

 2020-10-22 23:32 

Borneo Bulletin

114 dead, 21 missing in Vietnam's floods, landslides...

HANOI (XINHUA) - Floods, landslides and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 114 people dead and 21 others missing in central Vietnam....

 2020-10-22 23:32 

Republic World

US Election 2020: Trump slams final Presidential Debate host Kristen Walker as far worse...

With just hours to go for the final Presidential Debate, US President Donald Trump has criticised the moderator Kristen Walker and called her 'Far Worse'....

 2020-10-22 23:32 

The Hindu

Maharashtra withdraws consent to CBI...

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew the general consent given to the Central Bureau of Investigation, curtailing its powers in the State. Following the decision, the CBI will now have to...

 2020-10-22 23:31 

Al Arabiya

Saudi Royal Navy-commanded CTF seizes over 450 of methamphetamine, largest bust ever...

The Combined Maritime Forces (CTF) currently commanded by the Saudi Royal Navy has seized over 450 kilograms of methamphetamine, the largest seizure of its...

 2020-10-22 23:30 

Borneo Bulletin

Landslide kills 11 miners in Indonesia...

MUARA ENIM, INDONESIA (AFP) - A landslide sparked by heavy rains has killed 11 miners in Indonesia, authorities said yesterday, marking the latest in....

 2020-10-22 23:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH publishes Covid-19 'Green List' of countries...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced a new Covid-19 'Green List' of low-risk countries, which came into effect yesterday....

 2020-10-22 23:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

EAA, partners call for urgent investment in education...

An unprecedented global coalition of organisations has called for urgent investment in education to prevent a generational catastrophe....

 2020-10-22 23:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

1,400 days behind bars and counting for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein...

Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein has spent 1,400 days in prison under arbitrary and illegal detention by the Egyptian authorities, without trial or conviction....

 2020-10-22 23:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Infantino rules out holding Qatar World Cup without fans...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino yesterday ruled out hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar without fans....

 2020-10-22 23:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Panel highlights Qatar's successful implementation of labour reforms...

A panel discussion highlighted the achievements secured by Qatar in implementing labour reforms, thereby protecting the workers and ensuring their rights....

 2020-10-22 23:29 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH reports 127,328 total Covid recoveries...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced yesterday 252 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, in the last 24 hours, of which 225 are from community cases and 27 from travellers returning from abroad....

 2020-10-22 23:28 

Borneo Bulletin

Myanmar sees gradual decline in COVID-19 positivity rate...

YANGON (XINHUA) - Myanmar has seen a gradual decline in daily testing positivity rate of COVID-19 so far, a health expert told Xinhua yesterday."The....

 2020-10-22 23:26 

Borneo Bulletin

Sri Lanka closes fish market, expands curfew...

COLOMBO (AP) — Sri Lanka's main fish market was closed yesterday and a curfew widened as a COVID-19 outbreak grows.The government imposed the curfew....

 2020-10-22 23:26 

NHK

Amnesty International: 56 dead in Nigeria protests...

Amnesty International says at least 56 people have been killed in Nigeria amid widespread protests against police violence....

 2020-10-22 23:25 

Al Jazeera

US sanctions Iranian groups for 'attempted election interference'...

The US accuses Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, among other groups, of trying to interfere in upcoming contest....

 2020-10-22 23:24 

Manila Bulletin

Kapamilya Channel now available on Cignal Channel 22...

More viewers can watch the latest entertainment and news from Kapamilya Channel, now available on Cignal satellite TV channel 22. Viewers of Kapamilya Channel can look forward to fresh episodes of the mystery music game show "I Can See Your Voice,"...

 2020-10-22 23:23 

Borneo Bulletin

Belgian Foreign Minister in intensive care with Covid-19...

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes, who was caretaker prime minister during the first wave of the coronavirus, has been admitted to....

 2020-10-22 23:21 

Cebu Daily News

Paul McCartney to release solo album in December...

LONDON — Paul McCartney will release "McCartney III" in December, a new collection of stripped-back songs all written, performed and produced by the ex-Beatle, 50 years after his first solo album. Recorded this year in Sussex in southern Eng...

 2020-10-22 23:20 

The Hindu

Ramadoss hits out at govt. for not fulfilling people's demands...

PMK founder praises Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister for undertaking welfare measures...

 2020-10-22 23:18 

Malay Mail Online

Intel shares tumble as pandemic hits results...

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 — Computer chipmaker Intel saw shares slide yesterday after reporting weak sales for its data center and internet of things operations that overshadowed improvement in the personal computer market. Third-quarter profits......

 2020-10-22 23:18 

Borneo Bulletin

KFC's cheeky comment after Prince William seen peeking into outlet...

NDTV - After photos of Prince William peeking into a KFC restaurant went viral on social media, the fast-food chain took the opportunity to....

 2020-10-22 23:17 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia's lab problems persist, testing rate remains below 1%...

Indonesias low testing rate has persisted seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, as laboratories throughout the archipelago face problems ranging from limited testing kits to delays in reported results....

 2020-10-22 23:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Israel delegation visited Sudan in push to normalise ties...

An Israeli delegation has visited Sudan to discuss normalising relations following the Jewish state's US-brokered deals with UAE and Bahrain, sources in Khartoum and Jerusalem said Thursday....

 2020-10-22 23:15 

Cebu Daily News

City dad wants more funds for flooding in Cebu City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo wants more funding for the drainage and anti-flooding projects in the city following the massive flash floods in the past week. In a privilege speech, Guardo said that the flash flood was cau...

 2020-10-22 23:15 

Borneo Bulletin

Rare white sea turtle found on South Carolina beach...

KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina (AP) — Volunteers checking sea turtle nests on a South Carolina beach in the United States (US) came upon a....

 2020-10-22 23:15 

BloombergQuint

Senate Skepticism on Pre-Election Stimulus Vote Spreads to House...

Senate Skepticism on Pre-Election Stimulus Vote Spreads to House...

 2020-10-22 23:15 

Malay Mail Online

Stock markets see modest gains as virus cases spike...

NEW YORK, Oct 23 — Global stock markets saw modest gains yesterday following losses the previous session, with investors spooked by a sharp rise in coronavirus cases and continued uncertainty over a pre-election stimulus package in Washington. New.....

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