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 2022-07-04 23:30 

Manila Standard

Markets react badly to Argentina economy minister appointment...

Argentina's peso fell sharply against the US dollar on the informal market Monday after the appointment of a new economy minister who sought to calm investor jitters by vowing to pursue "fiscal balance." Silvina Batakis was named on Sunday aft...

 2022-07-04 23:29 

The Strait Times

Singapore Kitchen Equipment under CAD probe...

The firm was asked to produce various documents to assist with an investigation into an offence. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 23:27 

Malay Mail Online

Zelensky says Ukrainian forces undeterred; Russia hails Luhansk victory...

KYIV, July 5 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said yesterday his armed forces were undeterred in their effort......

 2022-07-04 23:26 

ABS-CBN

Babae patay sa pamamaril malapit sa bahay sa Tondo...

Hindi ngayon alam ng asawa kung paano bubuhayin ang kanyang limang maliliit pang mga anak....

 2022-07-04 23:25 

Malay Mail Online

Markets react badly to Argentina economy minister appointment...

BUENOS AIRES, July 5 — Argentina's peso fell sharply against the US dollar on the informal market yesterday after the ap......

 2022-07-04 23:24 

The Strait Times

In Putin's Russia, the arrests are spreading quickly and widely...

Ideological purity is becoming an ever more important priority for Russian authorities, one analyst said. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 23:21 

Malay Mail Online

Suspect captured in shooting at July 4 parade in Chicago's Highland Park suburb...

HIGHLAND PARK (Illinois), July 5 Police today captured a person of interest associated with a shooting that killed......

 2022-07-04 23:17 

Bangkok Post

40 tonnes of drugs to go up in smoke this week...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and narcotics suppression authorities on Monday inspected more than 40 tonnes of confiscated illegal drugs worth over 34.6 billion baht before they are incinerated at a designated facility this week....

 2022-07-04 23:16 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Health Ministry prepares road map for KRIS program - ANTARA News...

The Health Ministry has established a road map for the standard inpatient class (KRIS) program's infrastructure under the National Health Insurance ......

 2022-07-04 23:16 

Manila Bulletin

Meet Ace The Hound in 'DC League of Super-Pets'...

He won't sit or stay, but trust that he'll save you any day. Kevin Hart is the voice of Ace in Warner Bros. Pictures' animated action adventure "DC League of Super-Pets." Check out the featurette "Meet the Pets Ace the Hound" b...

 2022-07-04 23:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Bans on Poulter, Harding and Otaegui temporarily lifted for Scottish Open...

Britain's Ian Poulter, South Africa's Justin Harding and Spain's Adrian Otaegui will be able to play in the July 7-10 Scottish Open after their bans were lifted pending the result of appeals, Europe's DP World Tour said on Monday.The Tour ...

 2022-07-04 23:12 

The Strait Times

Detained in Russia, WNBA star Griner makes freedom appeal to Biden...

The US basketball player is charged with intentionally importing narcotics into Russia. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 23:12 

ABS-CBN

P102 million worth of suspected shabu seized from 2 Chinese in Malate...

PDEA operatives conducted the drug bust in a parking lot along Barangay 720, leading to the arrest of two Chinese nationals....

 2022-07-04 23:10 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Booster shot to be made mobility requirement in two weeks: minister - ANTARA News...

Booster vaccination would be made mandatory for entry to public places and travel in two weeks' time at the latest, Coordinating Minister for Maritime ......

 2022-07-04 23:08 

The Strait Times

Seletar Airport eyes future as a flying taxi hub...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Just 20 minutes north-west of Singapore's Changi Airport - regularly voted the world's best - is Seletar Airport, the Republic's second, and far well less known, airfield. It's predominantly where the super rich lan...

 2022-07-04 23:07 

Malay Mail Online

WNBA star Griner makes freedom appeal to Biden...

NEW YORK, July 5 — US WNBA basketball star Brittney Griner has made a direct plea to President Joe Biden to stand up......

 2022-07-04 23:07 

Channel NewsAsia

S Korea June consumer inflation hits near 24-yr high, exceeds expectations...

SEOUL : South Korea's consumer prices rose more than expected in June to hit the fastest pace in nearly 24 years, government data showed on Tuesday.The consumer price index (CPI) rose 6.0 per cent in June from a year before, speeding up from a 5.4 per...

 2022-07-04 23:07 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea June consumer inflation hits near 24-year high, exceeds expectations...

SEOUL: South Korea's consumer prices rose more than expected in June to hit the fastest pace in nearly 24 years, government data showed on Tuesday (Jul 4). The consumer price index (CPI) rose 6.0 per cent in June from a year before, speeding up from a...

 2022-07-04 23:07 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea June inflation hits near 24-year high, fan larger rate hike chances...

SEOUL: South Korea's June inflation accelerated to the fastest pace since the Asian financial crisis, fanning expectations the central bank could deliver a 50 basis point rake hike for the first time next week to cool prices and curb capital outflows....

 2022-07-04 23:01 

The Strait Times

Biden urges unity on Independence Day despite economic worries and deep divisions in US...

He said Americans are worried about division within the country and an economy that...

 2022-07-04 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

Buy now, pay later services: Users weigh in on whether they are risky or helpful...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — Aaron SM, 27, made use of buy now, pay later (BNPL) services precisely once and got hounded by SP......

 2022-07-04 23:00 

Manila Standard

Hot dog eating champ wins again in July 4 contest in New York...

A man with the playful name Joey Chestnut wolfed down 63 hot dogs in 10 minutes Monday to win the annual July 4 competitive eating contest featuring America's quintessential cookout food on Coney Island in New York. Chestnut has now won 15 times but o...

 2022-07-04 22:53 

Channel NewsAsia

WNBA star Griner makes freedom appeal to Biden...

U.S. WNBA basketball star Brittney Griner has made a direct plea to President Joe Biden to stand up for her in an emotional letter sent to the White House on Monday as she remains detained in Russia on drug charges.Griner, who was held at a Moscow airport...

 2022-07-04 22:51 

The Strait Times

Thousands of US travellers inconvenienced by flight delays and cancellations...

More than 1,400 flights were cancelled and over 14,000 delayed over the US holiday weekend. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 22:43 

Channel NewsAsia

This Bordeaux winemaker is changing the industry by making the vineyards self-sustaining...

For 18 years, Thomas Duroux has steered Chateau Palmer into the new world of biodynamic viticulture and launched a new trendsetting sales programme. CNA Luxury had a chat with the CEO of the innovative Bordeaux estate when he was recently in Singapore....

 2022-07-04 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Ukraine now says no troops yet on recovered Snake Island to raise its flag...

KYIV: The Ukrainian flag has been delivered by helicopter to Snake Island in the Black Sea after Russian forces withdrew from the strategic outpost last week, and it will be raised as soon as Ukraini...

 2022-07-04 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Health experts debunk myths on vaping: Does it really help smokers quit? What chemicals are you inhaling?...

E-cigarettes are banned in Singapore and getting caught vaping will get you a hefty fine, but that hasn't stemmed the rising number of offence cases in recent years. CNA Lifestyle asks doctors and pharmacists all about vaping....

 2022-07-04 22:40 

Bangkok Post

Bangkok tops poll of regional cities...

Bangkok on Monday topped a poll of the top 10 cities in Southeast Asia, as voted for by visitors to the Travel + Leisure website (travelandleisure.com)....

 2022-07-04 22:34 

Vietnam News

Market mixed due to rising selling force...
 2022-07-04 22:33 

Bangkok Post

GH Bank promises only small increases in mortgage rates...

Interest rates on mortgages are expected to rise this year but will not surge to the levels they reached during the 1990s real estate boom, said Government Housing Bank (GH Bank) president Chatchai Sirilai....

 2022-07-04 22:30 

The Strait Times

Zelensky says Ukraine is in talks with Turkey, UN on grain exports...

News reports have suggested in recent weeks that such talks would soon be taking place in Turkey. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 22:30 

Manila Standard

Chile president receives draft constitution...

Chile's constitutional convention on Monday handed its proposed new constitution to President Gabriel Boric ahead of a planned September referendum on adopting the text. The convention, made up of 154 members who are mostly political independents, spe...

 2022-07-04 22:29 

The Strait Times

Deadly US mass shootings in 2022...

The Gun Violence Archive defines mass shooting as one in which at least four are wounded or killed, not including the shooter. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 22:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Brittney Griner sends letter to White House in plea for help...

WNBA star Brittney Griner, detained in Russia for more than four months, wrote a letter sent by her representatives to the White House appealing to President Joe Biden for help to bring her home....

 2022-07-04 22:23 

Bangkok Post

PM orders upgrade work on Benjakitti Park sped up...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed relevant agencies to expedite the further development of Benjakitti Forest Park ahead of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit the Queen Mother's birthday celebrations on Aug 12....

 2022-07-04 22:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Zelenskyy says Ukraine is in talks with Turkey, UN on grain exports...

Ukraine is holding talks with Turkey and the United Nations to secure guarantees for grain exports from Ukrainian ports, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Monday (Jul 4)....

 2022-07-04 22:20 

The Strait Times

Keeping phones running in wartime pushes Kyivstar to the limit...

About 10% of the company's network can't function because Russia switched off base stations and captured hardware. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 22:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Norrie last Briton standing at Wimbledon but eager to lead the way...

LONDON : Cameron Norrie, the last Briton standing at Wimbledon, has urged the home fans to get behind him when he plays his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final, against Belgian David Goffin, on Court One on Tuesday.British hopes faded when Emma Raducanu and A...

 2022-07-04 22:15 

Jakarta Post

Turkish inflation hits two-decade high of 78.6% But unofficial estimates published by Turkish economists showed prices rising at more than double th....
 2022-07-04 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why toxic workplaces can mean bullying colleagues...

Bullying, abusive bosses often characterise toxic workplaces but perceived rivalry may lead some colleagues to join in, say Hong Kong Baptist University School of Business' Erica Xu and Xu Huang....

 2022-07-04 22:11 

Bangkok Post

Domestic market to reach a peak in Q3...

Domestic tourism is expected to record the highest level of travel sentiment in the third quarter since the pandemic thanks to a shift towards an endemic approach and several long holidays, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT)....

 2022-07-04 22:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Central banks should keep their cool on inflation or risk making things worse...

The cost of living crisis is causing real suffering but policymakers need to be sure challenges are really durable before sacrificing jobs and growth, says the Financial Times' Martin Sandbu....

 2022-07-04 22:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: COVID-19 has not disrupted supply chains as much as assumed...

Recent output disruptions may have more to do with the explosion in pent-up demand and the unevenness of the recovery that preceded the Ukraine war, says a researcher....

 2022-07-04 22:00 

Manila Standard

MARCVENTURES HOLDINGS, INC.: Notice of the Annual Stockholders' Meeting...

The post MARCVENTURES HOLDINGS, INC.: Notice of the Annual Stockholders' Meeting appeared first on Manila Standard ....

 2022-07-04 22:00 

The Strait Times

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

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, July 5, 2022. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-07-04 22:00 

Bangkok Post

Ministry, BMA panel to tackle overhead cables...

The Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) have agreed to set up a joint committee to ramp up efforts to move overhead telecom cables underground....

 2022-07-04 21:57 

Channel NewsAsia

I do what I want, says Kyrgios after breaking Wimbledon dress code...

LONDON : Even on a day when his on-court behaviour was exemplary, Nick Kyrgios could not resist poking his nose at authority and Wimbledon's all-white clothing rules.The 27-year-old Australian has already picked up two fines so far at the tournament a...

 2022-07-04 21:55 

Bangkok Post

Party-list voting to face fresh scrutiny...

A fierce debate is expected in parliament on Tuesday as MPs and senators hold a joint session to examine proposed amendments to two organic laws aiming to accommodate a dual-ballot election system following second and third readings....

 2022-07-04 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Halep ready to hoist Venus Rosewater Dish for a second time...

LONDON : Earning the right to wear the purple Wimbledon member's badge meant the world to Simona Halep and a day after the 2019 champion showed off her prized possession during Centre Court's centenary celebrations she was back doing what she does...

 2022-07-04 21:47 

Manila Bulletin

Philippine economy in good hands...

Part 1 Having been involved in advising Presidents and other government officials since 1986, I can make the bold statement that the Philippine economy has never been in better hands than in the incoming Administration of President Ferdinand (Bongbong) R....

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