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 2021-07-31 23:46 

Jakarta Post

Doctors in Saudi separate Yemeni baby from twin A team of doctors in Saudi Arabia has separated a Yemeni baby from her parasitic twin, authorities s....
 2021-07-31 23:45 

ABS-CBN

Misa sa NCR, balik online muna...

Ipinagbawal ulit ang mga pagsisimba sa loob ng simbahan sa Kamaynilaan simula ngayong Linggo matapos ipatupad ang mas mahigpit na quarantine classification sa gitna ng patuloy na banta ng COVID-19....

 2021-07-31 23:40 

Manila Bulletin

Israelis protest as rising COVID cases trigger new rules...

TEL AVIV, Israel — Several hundred Israelis demonstrated Saturday in Tel Aviv against new coronavirus restrictions and vaccines as positive cases and hospitalisations rose to levels not seen in months. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN The health ministry report...

 2021-07-31 23:40 

Manila Bulletin

Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Greenland's ice sheet has experienced a "massive melting event" during a heatwave that has seen temperatures more than 10 degrees above seasonal norms, according to Danish researchers. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Since Wed...

 2021-07-31 23:40 

Manila Bulletin

Dozen homes destroyed, five hospitalized in Greece forest fire...

ATHENS, Greece — Around a dozen homes were destroyed and five people were hospitalised with breathing problems Saturday in a forest fire near Patras, Greece's third largest city, authorities said. 000_9HV4WWFirefighters work on a fire, in Labiri...

 2021-07-31 23:38 

Jakarta Post

Iran leader grants clemency to over 2,800 prisoners Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has granted clemency to more than 2,800 jailed conv....
 2021-07-31 23:37 

Malay Mail Online

Juve confident of signing Locatelli after 'suitable offer' to Sassuolo...

MILAN, Aug 1 — Juventus are confident of signing Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli after making a "suitable offer" to Serie A rivals Sassuolo, the Turin club's director Pavel Nedved said on Saturday. Locatelli, 23, burst into the limel...

 2021-07-31 23:33 

Malay Mail Online

US teen Nakashima reaches second successive ATP final...

LOS ANGELES, Aug 1 — American teenager Brandon Nakashima reached his second ATP final is as many weeks by coming from behind to beat Emil Ruusuvuori 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the Atlanta Open on Saturday. The 19-year-old Nakashima, who upset top seeded......

 2021-07-31 23:30 

Manila Standard

Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet...

Greenland's ice sheet has experienced a "massive melting event" during a heatwave that has seen temperatures more than 10 degrees above seasonal norms, according to Danish researchers....

 2021-07-31 23:29 

Philippine Star

Morato succumbs to COVID-19, 87...
 2021-07-31 23:17 

Malay Mail Online

China, Australia ramp up Covid curbs as Delta variant spreads...

BEIJING, Aug 1 — China and Australia ramped up Covid-19 curbs yesterday as Delta variant cases surged and tens of thousands rallied in France against restrictions designed to stop the pandemic. The Delta variant, which was first identified in......

 2021-07-31 23:10 

The Strait Times

How to do less and stay creative in a digital world...

Earlier this year, when my daughter graduated from high school, she found herself at a loose end. After months of a punishing schedule to prepare for a tough examination, she felt lost.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 23:08 

Malay Mail Online

UK warns Covid monitor devices work less well for darker skin...

AUGUST 1 — Britain's state-run healthcare service warned Saturday that devices used by people with Covid to monitor blood-oxygen levels at home may give inaccurate readings for people with darker skin. The warning concerned pulse oximeters,......

 2021-07-31 23:01 

Jakarta Post

Countries need to be more ambitious in climate goals: UN Countries that have signed up to the Paris accord to tame climate change need to be more ambitious i....
 2021-07-31 23:00 

Manila Standard

China says Delta variant behind virus surge...

China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces....

 2021-07-31 22:52 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Jamaica's Thompson-Herah scorches to Tokyo Olympics 100m glory...

TOKYO - Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah delivered the first seminal moment of the Olympic athletics programme on Saturday when she became the second-fastest woman in history when leading a scorching Jamaican clean sweep of the 100 metres final.Th...

 2021-07-31 22:50 

Jakarta Post

Judo medallists stripped of Olympic passes over Tokyo sightseeing trip Two judo silver medallists from Georgia were stripped of their Tokyo 2020 accreditation for breaking....
 2021-07-31 22:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Creative Capital: The Singaporean who wrote her first novel to escape loneliness during the pandemic...

Publisher Penguin Random House bought two books from 23-year-old Stanford University graduate Kyla Zhao The Fraud Squad and an unwritten second book for six figures each....

 2021-07-31 22:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Creative Capital: The Singaporean who wrote her first novel to escape loneliness during the pandemic...

Publisher Penguin Random House bought two books from 23-year-old Stanford University graduate Kyla Zhao The Fraud Squad and an unwritten second book for six figures each....

 2021-07-31 22:44 

Cebu Daily News

'War has changed', CDC says, calling for new response to Delta variant...

The war against COVID-19 has changed because of the highly contagious Delta variant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking. An internal CDC document ...

 2021-07-31 22:37 

The Strait Times

5 things to know about Chinese stocks...

There could be more benefits of investing in Chinese securities than reasons for staying away. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 22:33 

Philippine Star

UK envoy ends tour of duty in Philippines...
 2021-07-31 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

'With school counsellors, it's really hit-or-miss': Behind the challenge of safeguarding student mental health...

As recent events throw a spotlight on the mental health of Singapore's youth, questions have been raised on how equipped schools are to help this ......

 2021-07-31 22:30 

Manila Standard

Turkey battles forest fires for fourth day...

Fire crews tackled blazes for a fourth day as the number of people killed in forest fires sweeping through southern Turkey rose to six on Saturday, state media reported....

 2021-07-31 22:28 

Manila Bulletin

This rainy season, take advantage of Beko's technologies to help improve your well-being...

Beko's world-class refrigerators are the perfect fit for our "new normal" lifestyle. Europe's No. 1 Appliance Brand believes that making products equipped with the latest technologies help improve the wellbeing of today's consumers. As...

 2021-07-31 22:25 

The Strait Times

Actor Chen Tianwen goes viral on TikTok with behind-the-scenes stunt clip...

SINGAPORE - Veteran actor Chen Tianwen's latest clip on TikTok has gone viral, with more than 155,000 views within 17 hours of its upload.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Bogor volunteers bury those who died at home, as COVID-19 stretches Indonesia's healthcare system...

BOGOR, Indonesia: The sun was blazing hot when four volunteers from the local COVID-19 task force, draped in full personal protective gear, ......

 2021-07-31 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Relawan pemulasaraan di Bogor jemput jenazah dari rumah-rumah seiring melemahnya sistem kesehatan Indonesia akibat COVID-19...

BOGOR, Indonesia: Panas begitu menyengat saat empat sukarelawan dari gugus tugas COVID-19 setempat, berlapiskan alat pelindung diri lengkap, turun ......

 2021-07-31 22:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Even if I knew a pandemic would hit, I would still choose nursing...

Songs have been sung and applause given but the work is hard and can push people to their limits. Christopher Soh, an assistant nursing director ......

 2021-07-31 22:17 

The Strait Times

Protesters demand probe into Canada indigenous schools...

MP calls on the government to...

 2021-07-31 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: What happens if people stay unvaccinated? The US shows the answer...

The US has split into "two Americas," one of the unvaccinated and one of the vaccinated. The differences in deaths and hospitalisations between ......

 2021-07-31 22:15 

The Strait Times

Dennis Chew reveals Aunty Lucy was killed off as some could not accept the drag role...

SINGAPORE - Actor-DJ Dennis Chew has opened up on why his popular Aunty Lucy cross-dressing character was so short-lived.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 22:13 

Channel NewsAsia

As Singapore gets the gardening bug, NParks stresses importance of being considerate to neighbours...

SINGAPORE: Exit the lift and turn the corner on the 10th floor of this Woodlands block and you will be greeted by a lush garden. Several layers ......

 2021-07-31 22:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Myanmar is turning into a super-spreader COVID-19 state...

A mismanagement of the crisis and a collapsing health sector is imposing unspeakable suffering on the poor, say two observers....

 2021-07-31 22:13 

Channel NewsAsia

F&B veterans brace themselves for new rules when dining in reopens...

The latest curbs have dealt yet another blow to eateries struggling to find their footing. Two F&B operators speak to CNA's Heart of the Matter ......

 2021-07-31 22:06 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Ruud emulates Murray with third successive title win...

Norwegian 22-year-old wins the Kitzbuhel clay court tournament after taking titles in Bastad and Gstaad.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 22:01 

Malay Mail Online

Ruud emulates Murray with third successive title...

KITZBUHEL, Aug 1 — Norway's Casper Ruud on Saturday became the first player since Andy Murray in 2011 to win three ATP titles in as many weeks. World number 14 Ruud defeated 97th-ranked Pedro Martinez of Spain 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 in the rain-hit final...

 2021-07-31 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Aug 1...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Aug 1, 2021.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 21:56 

Malay Mail Online

US Senate in rare Saturday session on US$1t infrastructure bill...

NEW YORK, Aug 1 — The US Senate in a rare Saturday session worked on a bill that would spend US$1 trillion (RM4.2 trillion) on roads, rail lines and other infrastructure, as lawmakers from both parties sought to advance President Joe Biden's top...

 2021-07-31 21:56 

Channel NewsAsia

US official lands in Sudan to support democratic transition...

The US official who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on genocide landed on Saturday (Jul 31) in Sudan, aiming to support the country's fragile ......

 2021-07-31 21:49 

Malay Mail Online

Khairy vows to tighten SOPs at mega PPVs to reduce Covid infection risks...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — The standard operating procedures (SOPs) at vaccination centres (PPVs) especially the mega-scale PPVs will be tightened and enhanced to reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme......

 2021-07-31 21:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PH at risk of political violence, says UK insurance firm...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is at "very high" risk of political violence due to President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war against drugs and the still-present threat of religious extremists, according to the latest risk assessment ...

 2021-07-31 21:48 

Channel NewsAsia

19 bodies reburied amid protests in search for tvictims...

The bodies of 19 people exhumed from a Tulsa cemetery during a search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre were reburied during a closed ......

 2021-07-31 21:47 

The Strait Times

US military aids Israel-managed tanker attacked off Oman...

The US Navy added that the ship was most likely hit by a drone strike.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

No basis for taxing Olympians' rewards former House Speaker Alvarez...

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has "no legal basis" to tax the earnings and rewards of Olympic gold medalist and weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and other Olympic winners. Davao del Norte Rep. and former Speaker Pantale...

 2021-07-31 21:43 

Malay Mail Online

Environment Dept probing allegations of pollution at Sungai Kim Kim in Johor...

JOHOR BARU, Aug 1 — The Department of Environment (DoE) is investigating complaints from the public who claimed that Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, here was polluted with a bad odour and black river water on July 28. DoE in a statement......

 2021-07-31 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

House eyes P173-B Bayanihan 3...

MANILA, Philippines — With senators and economic managers unwilling to consider a new aid law after the government failed to spend the funds allocated in an earlier version, House leaders said Congress should still pass a supplemental budget even if...

 2021-07-31 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Duterte 'diluted' PH win vs China, says retired ICC judge...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte himself "diluted" the validity of the Philippines' 2016 arbitral court victory by openly expressing his ambivalence about its legality in his State of the Nation Address (SONA), according t...

 2021-07-31 21:39 

Malay Mail Online

Penang Perikatan firmly behind Muhyiddin, says Shabudin...

GEORGE TOWN, Aug 1 — Penang Perikatan Nasional (PN) has unanimously pledged its support to the PN government under the leadership of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Penang PN chairman Datuk Shabudin Yahaya, in a......

 2021-07-31 21:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Senate probe of Bicol activists' slay sought...

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila de Lima on Saturday called for an "urgent and impartial" investigation of the killing of two activists in Albay, just hours before President Duterte delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) and ordere...

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