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 2021-07-31 15:45 

Malay Mail Online

Swiss Bencic beats Vondrousova to win women's singles gold...

TOKYO, July 31 — World number 12 Belinda Bencic dug deep to overpower the Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova 7-5 2-6 6-3 today and win the Tokyo Games women's singles title, becoming the first Swiss woman to earn an Olympic tennis gold. Th...

 2021-07-31 15:44 

Malay Mail Online

Cops to call up cosmetics entrepreneur for breaching Covid-19 SOPs at PJ durian party...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Police will call up a cosmetics entrepreneur to give a statement for allegedly violating the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of Phase One of the Movement Control under the National Recovery Plan (PPN). Petaling Jaya......

 2021-07-31 15:39 

Manila Bulletin

Special treats! Business establishments to offer discounts to gov't workers in September...

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced Saturday, July 31, that its partners from private sectors will be extending special promos and discounts to all government workers for the whole month of September. (CSC Facebook page) The CSC said Anthony Audi...

 2021-07-31 15:36 

Malay Mail Online

MB says Selangor to achieve Covid-19 herd immunity within a month...

SHAH ALAM, July 31 — Selangor is expected to achieve herd immunity in less than a month following an integrated collaboration between the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) and the Selangor Vaccination Programme (SelVAX) under the......

 2021-07-31 15:35 

Malay Mail Online

Hamilton on pole in Hungary...

BUDAPEST, July 31 —Seven-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix today with teammate Valtteri Bottas alongside on the front row. Red Bull's championship leader Max Verstappen qualified...

 2021-07-31 15:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's Bolsonaro says oil company Petrobras will pay for free LPG...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday evening that state-controlled company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, known as Petrobras, has 3 billion ......

 2021-07-31 15:34 

ABS-CBN

Kabiyak ni Noli de Castro at ex-ABS-CBN exec Arlene sumakabilang buhay na...

Sumakabilang buhay na ang dating vice president ng ABS-CBN Current Affairs department at kabiyak ni "Kabayan" Noli De Castro na si Arlene Sinsuat-De Castro. Si "Tita Arlene" ang nasa likod ng tagumpay ng mga bigating programa ng ABS-CBN ga...

 2021-07-31 15:31 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

COVID-19: Active cases fall to 19,000 in Jakarta: governor - ANTARA News...

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Jakarta has dropped to 19,656 as of Saturday (July 31, 2021), according to data provided on the official government ......

 2021-07-31 15:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Britain's COVID-19 cases down by 33% over past week...

Britain has reported 26,144 new cases of COVID-19, government data showed on Saturday, meaning the fall in cases between July 25 and July 31 stood ......

 2021-07-31 15:26 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

UPNVJ, Jakarta Police roll out mass vaccinations for residents - ANTARA News...

The Veteran National Development University Jakarta (UPNVJ), in collaboration with Jakarta Metro Jaya Police and several parties, conducted a mass vaccination ......

 2021-07-31 15:26 

Cebu Daily News

Sarah Geronimo to sing Acer Day 2021 official song...

Acer officially welcomes Sarah Geronimo as their newest celebrity ambassador. Everyone will definitely be in for a treat as the Popstar Royalty will be headlining their upcoming song for #AcerDay2021. Acer's biggest annual brand event is back, and thi...

 2021-07-31 15:25 

Malay Mail Online

Police: Man found dead on Tanjung Sepat roadside was Covid-19 positive...

SHAH ALAM, July 31 — A man who was found sprawled unconscious by the roadside of Jalan 3 Tepi Laut, Tanjung Sepat, Kuala Langat, near here, on Wednesday (July 28), as viraled on social media, was confirmed positive for Covid-19. Kuala Langat......

 2021-07-31 15:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Albany diocese covered up priest abuse for decades: Bishop...

Bishop: Albany diocese covered up priest abuse for decades...

 2021-07-31 15:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Albany diocese covered up priest abuse for decades: Bishop...

Bishop: Albany diocese covered up priest abuse for decades...

 2021-07-31 15:24 

The Strait Times

Britain's Covid-19 cases down by 33% over past week...

Britain reported 26,144 new cases of Covid-19, government data showed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 15:18 

ABS-CBN

Budget chief Avisado to go on sick leave after bout with COVID-19...

MANILA — Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado will be on sick leave for around two weeks starting Monday after contracting COVID-19....

 2021-07-31 15:18 

Malay Mail Online

Anwar blames J-Kom for rumour of his audience with Agong...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today blamed alleged propaganda by Department of Community Communications (J-Kom) for a rumour that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong would be holding an audience with him. The PKR......

 2021-07-31 15:14 

Malay Mail Online

117 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 42 unlinked infections and 26 new ones in Jurong Fishery Port cluster...

SINGAPORE, July 31 — Singapore today (July 31) recorded 117 new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19, including 42 that are not linked to earlier infections. Another 26 cases were added to the cluster at Jurong Fishery Port, bringing it to......

 2021-07-31 15:12 

Manila Bulletin

Victolero lauds Barroca for stepping up sans injured star Paul Lee...

Magnolia coach Chito Victolero cited that the veteran experience of Mark Barroca is an instrumental factor for the team's 105-83 win against the TerraFirma Dyip in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City Friday, July 30. M...

 2021-07-31 15:11 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia's deputy finance minister explains rationale behind PPKM - ANTARA News...

Deputy Minister of Finance Suahasil Nazara on Saturday explained the reasons that prompted the government to enforce the public activity ......

 2021-07-31 15:10 

Phnom Penh Post

Preah Vihear shuts market amid Covid...

The Preah Vihear Provincial Administration has decided to shut Kampong Pranak market in Preah Vihear town's Kampong Pranak commune for two weeks through August 12 after Covid-19 cases were detected there....

 2021-07-31 15:09 

The Strait Times

Motor racing: Hamilton leads Mercedes front-row lockout in Hungarian GP qualifying...

(REUTERS) - Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who handed Mercedes a front-row lockout in Saturday's (July 31) qualifying for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2021-07-31 15:07 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Health Minister observes Pangudi Luhur's COVID-19 vaccination centre - ANTARA News...

Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin observed a vaccination drive that the Pangudi Luhur Vaccination Center on Brawijaya 4 street, South Jakarta conducted ......

 2021-07-31 15:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Switzerland's Bencic beats Vondrousova to win Olympic tennis title...
 2021-07-31 15:00 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Failure to adhere to health protocols behind Indonesia's COVID surge - ANTARA News...

Failure in adhering to the health protocols has contributed to the rise in COVID-19 positive cases and the death rate in Indonesia, the University of ......

 2021-07-31 15:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Tebas dismisses court ruling asking UEFA to revoke action against Super League trio...

La Liga president Javier Tebas dismissed a Madrid court's decision asking UEFA to revoke action against the founding clubs of the European Super ......

 2021-07-31 14:59 

Malay Mail Online

Nine PPVs to implement walk-in vaccination in Klang Valley from August 2...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Nine selected vaccination centres (PPVs) will conduct walk-in vaccination operation for residents in the Klang Valley starting August 2. The Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) in a statement today said the PPVs are KL......

 2021-07-31 14:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man found dead in Tanjung Sepat died of Covid-19...
 2021-07-31 14:57 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Swimming GOAT Katie Ledecky will stick around as she relishes rivalry with Ariarne Titmus...

TOKYO - With 22 top-level gold medals, seven at the Olympics and 15 at the World Championships, Katie Ledecky is the most decorated female swimmer of all time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 14:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Turkey battles forest fires for fourth day...
 2021-07-31 14:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Element of surprise key to corruption eradication efforts: UII Rector - ANTARA News...

Maintaining an element of surprise in corruption eradication efforts is key to rid Indonesia of graft, Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) Yogyakarta Rector ......

 2021-07-31 14:52 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Switzerland's Bencic beats Vondrousova to win women's tennis title...

TOKYO (AFP) - Belinda Bencic became the first Swiss woman to win the Olympic women's tennis singles title with a battling three-set victory over Czech Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday (July 31).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 14:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Swiss Bencic beats Vondrousova to win women's singles gold...

World number 12 Belinda Bencic dug deep to overpower the Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova 7-5 2-6 6-3 on Saturday and win the Tokyo Games ......

 2021-07-31 14:49 

Malay Mail Online

Needless for MPs to debate Emergency Ordinance after it lapses, says Dewan Negara president...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — It will be "highly superfluous" for Members of Parliament to debate the Emergency Ordinance (EO) in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday as the EO will lapse tomorrow, former Dewan Negara president Tan Sri SA Vigneswaran said.....

 2021-07-31 14:46 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

22,000 university students to teach school children in 491 regions - ANTARA News...

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology has said it is sending 22 thousand university students to teach at 3,593 primary and junior high ......

 2021-07-31 14:44 

The Strait Times

Vietnam to extend lockdown throughout southern region as Covid cases soar...

It reported 8,624 new infections late on Saturday, with most of the confirmed cases detected in the south.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 14:40 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Eco-friendly capsule hotel in Lake Toba draws tourists - ANTARA News...

An eco-friendly capsule hotel, which has been built as a travel destination in North Sumatra Province's strategic Lake Toba area by the Ministry of ......

 2021-07-31 14:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Weightlifter El-Bakh wins Qatar's first Olympic gold...
 2021-07-31 14:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Handball: ROC, Sweden book quarter-final berths, Norway stay unbeaten...

The Russian Olympic Committee breathed life into their handball title defence by beating France 28-27 in a rematch of their Rio 2016 final clash ......

 2021-07-31 14:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Formula 1: Hamilton leads Mercedes front row lockout in qualifying for Hungarian GP...

Seven-times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with teammate Valtteri ......

 2021-07-31 14:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Athletics-Thompson-Herah scorches to 100m glory, closes on Flo-Jo...

Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah delivered the first seminal moment of the Olympic athletics programme on Saturday when she became the ......

 2021-07-31 14:34 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Ministry pushes higher fishery exports to Middle East - ANTARA News...

Seeking to boost fishery exports to the Middle East, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has asked businesses to study provisions related to the ......

 2021-07-31 14:33 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

265 West Sumba prisoners get second COVID dose - ANTARA News...

As many as 265 prisoners at the Waikabubak Penitentiary in West Sumba District, East Nusa Tenggara Province, have received the second dose of ......

 2021-07-31 14:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia reports pressure drop in space station service module...

MOSCOW: The head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency said on Saturday (Jul 31) that pressure in a Russian service module on the International Space ......

 2021-07-31 14:30 

The Strait Times

Deadly, more transmissible Covid-19 variant can't be ruled out, but chances are low: Experts...

No such immediate threat, and that gives Singapore a chance to get more vaccinated. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 14:22 

The Strait Times

Olympics: Singapore sailors Cecilia Low, Kimberly Lim rejoice at 'unreal' achievement...

TOKYO - After six years of hard work since their partnership began in 2015, Singapore sailors Cecilia Low and Kimberly Lim can finally claim to be on top of the world, even if it was for just 33 minutes and 47 seconds.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-31 14:20 

Bangkok Post

Hospital turns to containers for body storage...

Thammasat University Hospital, overwhelmed by Covid-19 deaths, has begun storing bodies in refrigerated containers, a measure it last took during the devastating 2004 tsunami....

 2021-07-31 14:19 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

wage subsidy recipients use aid for daily needs during pandemic: govt - ANTARA News...

Deputy Minister of Finance Suahasil Nazara expects beneficiaries of the wage subsidy program (BSU) to utilize the offered aid to cater to their daily needs ......

 2021-07-31 14:10 

Malay Mail Online

UN calls on countries need to be more ambitious in climate goals...

PARIS, July 31 — Countries that have signed up to the Paris accord to tame climate change need to be more ambitious in their own national efforts, the UN's climate chief said today. Only just over half of countries that are party to the accord.....

 2021-07-31 14:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Taliban and Afghan forces clash again outside Herat city...

Afghan and Taliban forces clashed again on the outskirts of Herat Saturday, a day after a police guard was killed when a United Nations compound ......

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