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 2020-09-29 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Mason says handball rule could result in players risking injury...

The Premier League's stricter approach to the new handball law could result in players hesitating to use their arms to protect themselves during ......

 2020-09-29 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Mason says handball rule could result in players risking injury...

The Premier League's stricter approach to the new handball law could result in players hesitating to use their arms to protect themselves during ......

 2020-09-29 18:45 

Jakarta Post

Pompeo to meet Australia, India, Japan FMs in Tokyo...

Top diplomats from the United States, India, Australia and Japan will gather in Tokyo next week for rare face-to-face talks on tackling the coronavirus and strengthening co-operation, Japan said Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 18:44 

Jakarta Post

Tegal Council deputy speaker named suspect for holding crowded concert...

Tegal Police in Central Java named Tegal Council Deputy Speaker Wasmad Edi Susilo a suspect on Monday for holding a crowded dangdut concert last week in defiance of COVID-19 restrictions....

 2020-09-29 18:40 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Cabinet resolves to put Thailand under state of emergency until end October...

The Cabinet on Tuesday decided to extend the emergency decree by another month until the end of October in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19....

 2020-09-29 18:37 

Jakarta Globe

Indonesia Reports over 3,100 Covid-19 Deaths Month-to-Date...

More often than not, daily death toll has been reaching three digits since Sept. 1, including a record 160 last week....

 2020-09-29 18:37 

Jakarta Globe

Parents, Teachers Urged to Improve Children's Nutrition Literacy...

Parents and teachers should play an active role in instilling good eating habits in children....

 2020-09-29 18:37 

Jakarta Globe

Unlocking the Potential of Indonesia's E-Commerce Industry...

With sales expected to hit a $30 billion high at the end of 2020, the country's burgeoning e-commerce industry is only just getting started....

 2020-09-29 18:35 

Jakarta Post

'Music is not a crime': UN experts urge Nigeria to lift singer's death sentence...

UN rights experts asked Nigeria on Monday to release a 22-year-old singer who was condemned to death over an allegedly blasphemous song, and said the sentence broke international law....

 2020-09-29 18:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Leicester agree to sign centre back Fofana from St Etienne...

Premier League Leicester City have agreed to sign French central defender Wesley Fofana from St Etienne, the Ligue 1 club said on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 18:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Leicester agree to sign centre back Fofana from St Etienne...

Premier League Leicester City have agreed to sign French central defender Wesley Fofana from St Etienne, the Ligue 1 club said on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 18:30 

Jakarta Post

Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at lowest since 1967, warns World Bank...

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to lead to the slowest growth in more than 50 years in East Asia and the Pacific as well as China, while up to 38 million people are set to be pushed back into poverty, the World Bank said in an economic update on Mond...

 2020-09-29 18:27 

Jakarta Post

Soekarno-Hatta Airport to facilitate ‘no-destination’ flights amid economic downturn...

Soekarno-Hatta executive general manager Agus Haryadi said the airport would be ready to facilitate airlines that planned to offer flights to nowhere....

 2020-09-29 18:26 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam a development success story: WB official...

With its outstanding achievements over the past three decades, Vit Namnbsp;is a development success story and continues to perform well even amid the pandemic on a range of indicators, including trade, growth and human capital, Victoria Kwakwa, Vice Presi...

 2020-09-29 18:25 

The Strait Times

Russia reports 'non-standard' air leak on Space Station...

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia said on Tuesday (Sept 29) that astronauts had found an air leak in its section of the International Space Station (ISS), with a senior space official calling the air loss beyond expected levels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 18:19 

Jakarta Post

Thailand to slowly restart tourism with flight from China...

Thailand will receive its first foreign vacationers when a flight from China arrives next week, marking the gradual restart of a vital tourism sector battered by coronavirus travel curbs, a senior official said on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 18:17 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Two killed as brand new Samut Sakhon oil refinery bursts into flame...

Two people were killed in a fiery explosion at the GRD Energy oil refinery in Samut Sakhon during a test run....

 2020-09-29 18:15 

Jakarta Post

Explainer: Why the coronavirus death rate still eludes scientists...

Global deaths from COVID-19 have reached 1 million, but experts are still struggling to figure out a crucial metric in the pandemic: the fatality rate - the percentage of people infected with the pathogen who die....

 2020-09-29 18:12 

Philippine Star

Palace stands by IATF rule requiring senior citizens to stay home...
 2020-09-29 18:10 

Manila Standard

Source: Velasco next Speaker...

The term-sharing deal in the House of Representatives will push through as Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco will succeed Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano as Speaker by October 14, following their meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 18:08 

Manila Bulletin

Furniture maker makes it his business to help the community and its youth...

Thirty-two-year-old Peej Tolentino could still vividly remember the knee-high water that entered the garage at his family's small furniture workshop. He thought it was the end of their small business. But after picking up the (wood) pieces, literally,...

 2020-09-29 18:07 

The Strait Times

Football: Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara tests positive for Covid-19...

LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League champions confirmed on Tuesday (Sept 29).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 18:01 

Jakarta Post

Crew on first post-pandemic Greek cruise contract virus...

A dozen crew members on the first cruise ship to dock in Greece after the coronavirus lockdown have tested positive, the Greek coastguard said on Monday....

 2020-09-29 18:00 

Jakarta Post

Thailand's 'rule breaker' school uniforms challenge tradition...

In Thai classrooms, showing a rebellious or creative streak through what you wear is difficult.School uniform rules are strict, down to how pupils hair should be cut and the type of socks and shoes they are allowed to wear....

 2020-09-29 18:00 

Jakarta Post

100,000 retail workers on brink of furlough as consumption free-falls...

More than 100,000 workers in the retail industry face the risk of being furloughed as customers have been visiting rarely and spending little during the COVID-19 pandemic, associations have said....

 2020-09-29 18:00 

Manila Standard

New PH cases of 2k up total to 309,303—DOH...

The Philippines on Tuesday logged an additional 2,025 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 309,303, the Department of Health reported....

 2020-09-29 17:52 

The Strait Times

Hours before debate, Joe Biden releases tax returns and urges Donald Trump to do so, too...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Hours before his first debate with President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday (Sept 29) released his 2019 tax returns and his campaign called on Trump, who has come under fire for not releasing his ...

 2020-09-29 17:50 

Jakarta Post

Safe abortion crucial for women’s reproductive health...

Abortion remains a sensitive and controversial issue in many parts of the world....

 2020-09-29 17:50 

Manila Standard

DPWH opens biggest isolation facility in NCR...

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced the opening of the biggest quarantine facility in Metro Manila at Bagong Nayong Pilipino, Paraaque City....

 2020-09-29 17:47 

Jakarta Post

Singapore Airlines drops ‘flights to nowhere’ plan; will launch A380 'plane restaurant'...

Singapore Airlines said it developed these experiences after conducting a market study and a review that looked into factors such as environmental implications and financial viability....

 2020-09-29 17:45 

Jakarta Post

Australia's coronavirus infection trend falls in hotspot state...

Australias coronavirus hotspot state of Victoria on Tuesday reported 10 new infections in the past 24 hours, turning around a second contagion wave that only last month was infecting over 700 people every day....

 2020-09-29 17:42 

Manila Bulletin

Italian craftsman says local furniture industry would survive the crisis because of 'talented Filipinos'...

Luca Vezzaro is an Italian wood artist who has been residing in the Philippines for the past two decades. He is the founder of Four Legged Tiles, which was launched in 2017, specializing in the production of handcrafted wooden tiles, wall art decors, and ...

 2020-09-29 17:41 

The Strait Times

Disney confirms new Lion King film with Moonlight director...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Disney's blockbuster remake of The Lion King is getting a follow-up from Oscar-winning Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, the company told AFP on Tuesday (Sept 29).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 17:40 

Manila Standard

Rody won't quit; vows to rid graft in his last 2 yrs....

Despite his frustrations over corruption in the government, President Rodrigo Duterte will not actually resign, his spokesperson Harry Roque said Tuesday....

 2020-09-29 17:39 

Jakarta Post

Video reunions, closed cemeteries: Virus upends Korean festival...

Chuseok, which runs from Wednesday to Friday, is one of the two biggest festivals of the Korean year, and traditionally a time for family gatherings and ancestral rituals, with millions of people heading to their home towns and the countryside. But this y...

 2020-09-29 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Fed's Williams sees about three years for full US recovery...

The U.S. recovery from the coronavirus-linked recession has been more robust than expected, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday, ......

 2020-09-29 17:33 

Jakarta Post

Japan Airlines ditches 'ladies and gentlemen' for gender-neutral greetings...

Japan Airlines said on Monday it would swap ladies and gentlemen for gender-neutral greetings, following other global airlines in adopting more inclusive language for passengers....

 2020-09-29 17:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia reports 'non-standard' air leak on Space Station...

The International Space Station is leaking air in above-normal volumes, but the leak presents no danger to the Russian-American crew, the Russian ......

 2020-09-29 17:30 

Jakarta Post

Philippines' Duterte calls out Facebook after accounts taken down...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that Facebook could not stop him from promoting the objectives of his government, telling the social media giant that they should talk about its purpose in his country....

 2020-09-29 17:30 

Manila Standard

Palace raps Facebook censorship...

President Rodrigo Duterte's administration claimed Tuesday that Facebook was imposing censorship in the Philippines after the social media giant took down several propaganda networks in support of Duterte and his allies....

 2020-09-29 17:25 

Channel NewsAsia

US consumer confidence surges; goods trade deficit widens...

U.S. consumer confidence rebounded more than expected in September amid an improvement in labor market views, but it remained below levels that ......

 2020-09-29 17:25 

Channel NewsAsia

US consumer confidence posts biggest gain in 17 years; downside risks remain...

US consumer confidence rebounded more than expected in September amid an improvement in labor market views, but it remained below levels that ......

 2020-09-29 17:22 

The Strait Times

New York City to fine people who refuse to wear mask as coronavirus positive rate rises...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - New York City will impose fines on people who refuse to wear a face covering as the rate of positive tests for the novel coronavirus climbed above 3 per cent for the first time in months, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday (Sept 29)...

 2020-09-29 17:21 

ABS-CBN

Pondo para sa field trials ng Sputnik V vaccine at Philippine Virology Center, kinuwestiyon...

Kinuwestiyon ni Iloilo 1st District Rep. Janette Garin ang perang ginagastos ng pamahalaan para sa field trial ng Sputnik V sa Pilipinas sa ilalim ng DOST....

 2020-09-29 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Macclesfield Town expelled from National League...

Macclesfield Town have been expelled from the National League four days before the start of the 2020-21 season after receiving a court winding-up ......

 2020-09-29 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Macclesfield Town expelled from National League...

Macclesfield Town have been expelled from the National League four days before the start of the 2020-21 season after receiving a court winding-up ......

 2020-09-29 17:20 

Manila Standard

UP experts say lower 'repro' rate to flatten curve...

To flatten the curve of coronavirus infections in Metro Manila, authorities must cut down COVID-19's reproduction and positivity ratios to less than five percent or one in ten persons, researchers from the University of the Philippines who have been t...

 2020-09-29 17:16 

Philippine Star

Philippines logs 2,025 new cases; total rises to over 309,000...
 2020-09-29 17:16 

Philippine Star

Jeepney drivers run to SC against 'arbitrary' transportation policies during lockdown...
 2020-09-29 17:15 

Jakarta Post

France's new COVID-19 cases slow down, but hospitalizations up...

Frances increase of new COVID-19 cases sharply decelerated on Monday, as is always the case on that day given there are fewer tests conducted on Sundays, but hospitalizations and deaths linked to the disease shot up again....

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