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 2022-08-10 00:16 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Record rain leaves at least 8 dead in South Korean capital...

SEOUL — At least eight people died in and around Seoul overnight, South Korean authorities said on Tuesday (Aug 9), after torrential rain knocked out power, caused landslides and left roads and subways submerged....

 2022-08-10 00:13 

Philippine Star

Aldin Ayo: 'No formal commitment yet to coach Converge'...
 2022-08-10 00:13 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Tesla discloses lobbying effort to set up factory in Canada...

Tesla Inc is lobbying the Ontario government as part of an effort to set up an "advanced manufacturing facility" in Canada, a filing by the electric-vehicle maker to the province's Office of the Integrity Commissioner showed. The company's...

 2022-08-10 00:12 

Malay Mail Online

Former Twitter employee is convicted in Saudi spy case...

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10 A former Twitter Inc manager accused of spying for Saudi Arabia was convicted yesterday on si......

 2022-08-10 00:12 

Malay Mail Online

Former Man United star Giggs 'headbutted' ex-girlfriend in face, court hears...

LONDON, Aug 10 — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs headbutted his former girlfriend in the face as she tried to e......

 2022-08-10 00:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Highs and lows at the Games...
 2022-08-10 00:08 

Malay Mail Online

Reports: FBI agents seize cellphone of Republican congressman...

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 FBI agents yesterday seized the cellphone of Republican congressman Scott Perry, according to me......

 2022-08-10 00:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia's economy likely grew at the fastest pace in a year in April-June - Reuters poll...

BENGALURU : Malaysia's economy grew at its fastest pace in a year last quarter, thanks to a strong rebound in private consumption and buoyant exports, but a global economic slowdown poses a significant risk to the outlook, a Reuters poll found.The Aug...

 2022-08-10 00:04 

Malay Mail Online

No charges for white woman whose accusation led to Emmett Till lynching...

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 A grand jury in Mississippi declined to indict a white woman whose accusation that Black teenage......

 2022-08-10 00:03 

Channel NewsAsia

The Flash actor Ezra Miller charged with felony burglary in Vermont...

Miller was charged with stealing several bottles of alcohol from a residence while the homeowners weren't present....

 2022-08-10 00:01 

Malay Mail Online

Does wine consumed on vacation taste the same at home?...

TUSCANY, Aug 10 From the sound of the cork to the type of music being played, many factors influence our perception......

 2022-08-10 00:00 

Cebu Daily News

In hatred and in haste...

A few weeks ago, I was a keynote speaker for a national conference for educators. I talked about teaching critical thinking, which includes encouraging kids to read beyond headlines—and to read carefully before commenting on anything, whether online...

 2022-08-10 00:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

We need to save diving and athletics...
 2022-08-10 00:00 

Manila Standard

Russia says Crimea airbase blast was ammo detonation, not attack...

Moscow insisted Tuesday that major blasts at a key military airbase on the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula were caused by exploding ammunition rather than Ukrainian fire. Dramatic amateur footage shared on social media appeared to show panicked holidayma...

 2022-08-09 23:58 

Manila Bulletin

'Mars Ravelo's Darna': A modern-day retelling of Darna's heroism premieres on Aug. 15...

Jane De Leon Today's generation of viewers will finally witness Darna come alive to manifest her superpowers, bare her humanity and love for family, and empower audiences with her bravery in ABS-CBN Entertainment's " Mars Ravelo's Darna &#...

 2022-08-09 23:58 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

One killed as blasts rock Russia base in Crimea, Kyiv not taking responsibility...

LONDON — One person was killed on Tuesday (Aug 9) when a Russian air base near seaside resorts in the annexed Crimean peninsula was rocked by blasts that Moscow said were detonations of stored ammunition, not the result of any attack....

 2022-08-09 23:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Lenovo reports flat revenue growth, slowest in eight quarters, as demand wanes...

HONG KONG : China's Lenovo Group (0992.HK), the world's biggest maker of personal computers, reported flat quarterly revenue growth, narrowly beating market estimates, marking its slowest growth in eight quarters. Total revenue was virtually flat ...

 2022-08-09 23:56 

Channel NewsAsia

China's Lenovo reports flat revenue, weakest in eight quarters...

HONG KONG : Lenovo Group, the world's biggest maker of personal computers, reported flat revenue for the April-June quarter when many Chinese cities were hit by COVID-19 lockdowns, marking its most subdued result in eight quarters. Total revenue came ...

 2022-08-09 23:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Man charged with killing Muslim men in US...

LOS ANGELES: US police hunting the killer of four Muslim men in a New Mexico city said Tuesday (Aug 9) they have arrested their...

 2022-08-09 23:54 

Malay Mail Online

Twitter says loading issues fixed after user complaints...

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10 — Twitter Inc said yesterday it had fixed issues after thousands of users reported that they were......

 2022-08-09 23:54 

Channel NewsAsia

As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal...

Created by the late Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Spider-Man appeared in comics as early as June 1962, although the canon date of his debut is Aug 10, 1962, in Marvel's Amazing Fantasy #15....

 2022-08-09 23:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan July wholesale prices rise 8.6% yr/yr...

TOKYO :Japanese wholesale prices rose 8.6 per cent in July from a year earlier, data showed on Wednesday, slowing from the previous month's pace in a sign inflationary pressure from higher global raw material costs may be easing.The increase in the co...

 2022-08-09 23:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan's wholesale inflation moderates on easing global commodity pressure...

TOKYO :Japanese wholesale prices rose 8.6 per cent in July from a year earlier, data showed on Wednesday, slowing from the previous month's pace in a sign inflationary pressure from higher fuel and raw material costs was easing.But price growth accele...

 2022-08-09 23:54 

Philippine Star

Serena Williams says 'countdown' to retirement has started...
 2022-08-09 23:54 

Manila Bulletin

EU taps Moderna for more Covid variant jabs...

BRUSSELS, Belgium- The EU said Tuesday is has struck an agreement with Moderna to delay deliveries of Covid vaccines in order to boost the likelihood of receiving jabs against Omicron variants. "Doses originally scheduled for delivery in the summer wi...

 2022-08-09 23:52 

Philippine Star

Supreme Court upholds amparo as legal remedy vs EJK, threats...
 2022-08-09 23:52 

Malay Mail Online

Dollar edges higher as traders await US inflation report...

NEW YORK, Aug 10 — The safe-haven dollar edged higher on Tuesday, erasing earlier losses as risk appetite dwindled ahead......

 2022-08-09 23:51 

Philippine Star

US to provide $89 mn for Ukraine demining...
 2022-08-09 23:50 

Manila Bulletin

WHO decries Brazil monkey attacks over pox fears...

GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organization stressed Tuesday that monkeypox outbreaks were not linked to monkeys, following a number of reported attacks on the primates in Brazil. "What people need to know is that the transmission we are seeing ...

 2022-08-09 23:49 

Malay Mail Online

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron's warning renews tech rout...

NEW YORK, Aug 10 — The Nasdaq closed down yesterday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip makers......

 2022-08-09 23:49 

Manila Bulletin

FBI raid on Trump's home ignites political firestorm...

WASHINGTON, United States Top Republican leaders flung their support behind former US president Donald Trump on Tuesday after an extraordinary FBI raid on his palatial Florida residence sparked a political firestorm in an already bitterly divided country....

 2022-08-09 23:47 

Manila Bulletin

Last month one of hottest Julys on record: UN...

GENEVA, Switzerland Last month marked one of the three hottest Julys ever recorded, with global temperatures measuring nearly half a degree above average, the United Nations' weather agency said Tuesday. "The world just had one of the three warmes...

 2022-08-09 23:45 

Philippine Star

Biden signs ratification of Finland, Sweden NATO bids...
 2022-08-09 23:45 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

S'pore celebrates 57th birthday in full force, with first large scale NDP since pandemic capturing the highs and lows...
 2022-08-09 23:44 

Manila Bulletin

Record rainfall, flooding in Seoul kill seven...

SEOUL South Korea Subway stations and major roads were underwater in the South Korean capital Seoul after record-breaking rains caused severe flooding, with at least seven people dead and seven more missing, officials said Tuesday. Cars damaged by flood w...

 2022-08-09 23:41 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Red Lion parachutist stretchered off during National Day Parade after incident at landing...
 2022-08-09 23:41 

Manila Bulletin

New US strategy to make monkeypox vaccine go further...

WASHINGTON, United States US health authorities on Tuesday authorized a new procedure for injecting the monkeypox vaccine that should make it possible to inoculate more people with the same amount of the drug, at a time when doses are running short in the...

 2022-08-09 23:41 

Manila Bulletin

Firefighters, helicopters battle to contain Cuba fuel depot blaze...

MATANZAS, Cuba Helicopters and firefighters battled Tuesday to contain a days-old blaze at a fuel depot in Cuba that has already destroyed four tanks and was threatening four more. Firefighters work in the area where the massive fire at a fuel depot spark...

 2022-08-09 23:40 

The Strait Times

Explainer: Will Ukraine grain deal ease global food crisis?...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has spurred food price inflation by driving up prices of both grains and energy. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-08-09 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

Authorities: New US strategy to make monkeypox vaccine go further...

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 US health authorities yesterday authorized a new procedure for injecting the monkeypox vaccine that......

 2022-08-09 23:37 

Manila Bulletin

Brad Pitt vows never to work again with these four Hollywood stars...

Brad Pitt at the 'Bullet Train' Gala Screening in Leicester Square, London, on July 20. Oscar awardee Brad Pitt has a list of stars he will never work again. This was revealed by his "Bullet Train" co-star Aaron Taylor-Johnson in an interv...

 2022-08-09 23:37 

The Strait Times

Coinbase posts loss as crypto market turmoil hits trading volumes...

BENGALURU (REUTERS) - Coinbase Global reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss as investors worried by this year's rout in risky assets shied away from trading in cryptocurrencies, sending its shares down 6 per cent after the bell on Tuesday (Au...

 2022-08-09 23:34 

Channel NewsAsia

US approves US$89 million in aid to clear landmines, ordnance in Ukraine...

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has approved US$89 million worth of assistance to help Ukraine equip and train 100 teams to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance for a year, an official said on Tuesday (Aug 9). The funding is the largest US demining...

 2022-08-09 23:33 

Bangkok Post

T1 ready for big kick-off this weekend...

The new Thai League 1 season will kick off with a bang, the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) said on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 23:32 

Bangkok Post

Navy may take sub engines from China...

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) could accept Chinese-made engines for the S26T Yuan-class submarine it is in the process of buying, it was revealed on Tuesday....

 2022-08-09 23:31 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Pop music and 'Grease' star Olivia Newton-John dies at age 73...
 2022-08-09 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

In hope or despair, Kenyans choose new president from familiar faces...

NAIROBI, Aug 10 Kenyans voted in national elections yesterday, but turnout was unusually low amid voter apathy and......

 2022-08-09 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

LIV Golf trio denied chance to play in PGA playoffs...

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10 — A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by three LIV Golf players for a temporary restrainin......

 2022-08-09 23:30 

Manila Standard

Jury finds ex-Twitter worker spied for Saudi royals...

A former Twitter worker was found guilty on Tuesday of spying for Saudi officials keen to unmask critics on the platform. Ahmad Abouammo was pronounced guilty on criminal counts including money laundering, fraud, and being an illegal agent of a foreign go...

 2022-08-09 23:28 

Malay Mail Online

Germany plans tax changes to help households cope with inflation...

BERLIN, Aug 10 — Germany's finance ministry plans to raise income tax thresholds and slightly increase child benefits in......

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