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 2021-03-07 09:09 

Malay Mail Online

Iran's Rouhani urges Europe to avoid 'threats or pressure'...

TEHRAN, March 7 — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani today urged Europe to avoid "threats or pressure" in any negotiations with Tehran, as he received Ireland's foreign minister amid diplomatic efforts to revive a landmark nuclear deal....

 2021-03-07 09:08 

The Strait Times

Iran president Rouhani urges Europe to avoid threats or pressure over nuclear deal...

European parties and Teheran have been trying to salvage the accord after Trump unilaterally withdrew from it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 09:07 

Malay Mail Online

M'sian who escaped gallows in Singapore shares feelings...

SINGAPORE, March 7 — "I woke up this morning, my hands were shaking," said Beh Chew Boo, a Malaysian who was acquitted of all his five charges of bringing drugs to Singapore, and escaped the gallows. Bernama had the opportunity to meet the.....

 2021-03-07 09:06 

Manila Bulletin

Sunday Bloody Sunday! 9 dead, 6 arrested in a series of raids vs 'Left-leaning' groups in CALABARZON...

At least nine people were reportedly killed while three others were arrested in a series of operations conducted in the provinces of Cavite, Batangas, Laguna and Rizal against leaders and members of various groups being linked to communist rebels on Sunda...

 2021-03-07 09:05 

ABS-CBN

Operasyon ng mga sinehan, arcade pinatitigil ng Metro Manila mayors...

Pinatitigil ng mga mayor sa Metro Manila ang operasyon ng mga sinehan at arcarde dahil sa pagtaas ng bilang ng mga kaso ng COVID-19, ayon kay Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Benhur Abalos Jr....

 2021-03-07 09:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

12MP to be tabled once Parliament reconvenes...
 2021-03-07 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

SMC to convert portions of head office space into small urban farms for support staff to grow fresh food, earn more...

San Miguel Corporation is building its first urban farm within its sprawling head office complex in Ortigas to help build self-sufficiency among its support staff and help put agriculture back into the spotlight. Under the program, interested employees an...

 2021-03-07 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

Blachowicz stuns previously-unbeaten Adesanya at UFC 259...

Photo from Jan Blachowicz's Instagram account Jan Blachowicz upset the odds with a grinding unanimous points decision over the previously unbeaten Israel Adesanya to retain his world light heavyweight title at UFC 259 in Las Vegas on Sunday. "If I...

 2021-03-07 08:59 

Malay Mail Online

Man Utd's Fernandes brushes off criticism of big-game record...

LONDON, March 7 — Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has brushed off criticism over his performances against the Premier League's top clubs, saying his impact should not be judged solely on goals and assists. Fernandes has made a big.....

 2021-03-07 08:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MH370: Seven years on still no closure...
 2021-03-07 08:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Iraq's Mosul...

MOSUL, Iraq: Pope Francis prayed Sunday (Mar 7) for...

 2021-03-07 08:49 

Malay Mail Online

China says hopes US will remove 'unreasonable' restrictions on cooperation...

BEIJING, March 7 — The Chinese government's top diplomat, Wang Yi, said today that Beijing is willing to communicate with the United States on the basis of mutual respect and hopes Washington will remove all "unreasonable4; restrictions o...

 2021-03-07 08:47 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Unbowed by setbacks, Loiter knows anything is possible with hard work, determination...

Singaporean, 18, is upbeat about her US college career.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Filipino domestic worker shows the positives of life in Lebanon using TikTok...

BEIRUT — There is almost nothing Raquel Barrion doesn't know about the two Lebanese children she has looked after since they were babies. But one day, the Filipina domestic worker decided to find out how much they knew about her. Barrion, 39, wa...

 2021-03-07 08:47 

Manila Bulletin

MARCHING ON: AOS vs. ASAP Which Sunday noontime show trended on March 7...

' AOS' opening number It may be hot outside, but so are these performances from "All Out Sundays" and "ASAP Natin 'To," but which show made it to the Twitter trend list? "All Out Sundays" turned up the heat with Julie A...

 2021-03-07 08:45 

Bangkok Post

Swiss vote on 'burqa ban'...

GENEVA: Switzerland votes Sunday on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite women in Islamic full-face veils being an exceptionally rare sight in Swiss streets....

 2021-03-07 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

DOH records 3K plus new COVID-19 cases for third straight day...

The Department of Health on Sunday again recorded more than 3,000 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) The March 7 case bulletin of the DOH showed 3,276 new cases, bringing the total number of cases in th...

 2021-03-07 08:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gorayeb: Getting Dimaculangan was PLDT's top priority...

MANILA, Philippines --- PLDT Home Fibr was left in a bind when the competing teams in the Premier Volleyball League started signing players left and right.Head coach Roger Gorayeb found himself at a disadvantage after most of the top players have already ...

 2021-03-07 08:39 

Cebu Daily News

New COVID-19 cases in PH breach 3,000-mark for 3rd straight day...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) reported an additional 3,276 cases of COVID-19, pushing the number of total active coronavirus cases in the Philippines to 36,043. This is the third straight day that the DOH reported new cases th...

 2021-03-07 08:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Researcher says alien fish in rivers will cause ecological, economic harm...
 2021-03-07 08:37 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

UAE's first independent digital banking platform launches...

DUBAI — The first independent digital banking platform in the United Arab Emirates launched on Sunday, a neobank hoping to become a leader in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Dubai-based YAP does not have a banking license itself but has part...

 2021-03-07 08:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Cars stuck in floodwater as rain batters Melaka...
 2021-03-07 08:33 

The Strait Times

Football: United's Fernandes brushes off criticism of big-game record...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has brushed off criticism over his performances against the Premier League's top clubs, saying his impact should not be judged solely on goals and assists.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:32 

Malay Mail Online

Mustapa: 12th Malaysia Plan to be tabled once Parliament is allowed to sit...

JELI, March 7 — The 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) will be tabled once Parliament is allowed to sit, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said. He said the 12MP is ready for tabling and it is constantly......

 2021-03-07 08:30 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

A sudden surge in the incidence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Metro Manila has alarmed authorities, and this could affect plans for the lowering of quarantine restrictions in the metropolis. But apart from stories on the pandemic, we have also ...

 2021-03-07 08:30 

Philippine Star

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Iraq's Mosul...
 2021-03-07 08:29 

Channel NewsAsia

China's top diplomat says Hong Kong needs electoral reform for 'brighter future'...

The Chinese government's top diplomat State Councillor Wang Yi on Sunday said the electoral system in Hong Kong must be improved for long-term ......

 2021-03-07 08:28 

Malay Mail Online

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Iraq's Mosul...

MOSUL, March 7 — Pope Francis prayed today for "victims of war" outside a centuries-old church in Iraq's Mosul, where the Islamic State group ravaged one of the world's oldest Christian communities until the jihadists' defeat thr...

 2021-03-07 08:26 

Manila Bulletin

Bidding for P392-M Youth Convergence Center in Baguio slated...

BAGUIO CITY Mayor Benjamin Magalong has disclosed that the bidding for the construction of the P392-million Youth Convergence Center within the Baguio Athletic Bowl here will be held by the end of March or early April. Mayor Benjamin Magalong (JJ Landingi...

 2021-03-07 08:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah seeking to restore the right to collect revenues from marine products...
 2021-03-07 08:23 

ABS-CBN

PH logs more than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases bringing tally to over 594,000...

The Philippines confirmed 3,276 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday bringing the country's total to 594,412....

 2021-03-07 08:20 

Manila Bulletin

Advocacy group appeals to gov't to seriously study the resumption of face-to-face classes...

Advocacy group Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) asked Sunday, March 7, the Duterte government to seriously study and consider the proposals seeking the resumption of face-to-face classes, particularly in areas with zero cases of coronavirus diseas...

 2021-03-07 08:20 

Philippine Star

PSG to continue enforcing 'very strict' measures to ensure Duterte's safety...
 2021-03-07 08:19 

Cebu Daily News

Blachowicz edges Adesanya to retain UFC crown; Nunes wins, makes it 12 in a row...

Jan Blachowicz bounced back from a slow start to outpoint Israel Adesanya and retain his light heavyweight title after an enthralling tactical battle at UFC 259 in Las Vegas on Saturday. In the co-main event, Amanda Nunes blasted Megan Anderson en route t...

 2021-03-07 08:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Invasive fish species reared at abandoned mines moving into major rivers...
 2021-03-07 08:18 

The Strait Times

Wedding No. 5: Actor Nicolas Cage, 57, marries 26-year-old girlfriend...

Ms Riko Shibata is more than 30 years younger than him and four years younger than his elder son.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:15 

The Strait Times

On Women's Day, a few questions on fairness...

If you're a sports fan I have a few questions for you on International Women's Day (March 8).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:10 

Cebu Daily News

DepEd-7 eyes survey to know how many teachers want the vaccine...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) plans to conduct a survey of their teachers within the week to identify those who are willing to have the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Dr. Salustiano ...

 2021-03-07 08:09 

Manila Bulletin

Kris Aquino to bashers: 'You picked the wrong children to harass and bully'...

Kris Aquino (center) and sons Josh (left) and Bimby Kris Aquino could not stand the tremendous amount of "gay" and "pregnant girlfriend" rumors on top of the below-the-belt comments that some heartless netizens are throwing at her family, ...

 2021-03-07 08:08 

The Strait Times

Swiss vote on 'burqa ban'...

GENEVA (AFP) - Switzerland votes Sunday (March 7) on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite women in Islamic full-face veils being an exceptionally rare sight in Swiss streets.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:07 

The Strait Times

International Women's Day: Singapore athletes share their sporting inspirations...

Their picks include Olympic champions, fellow local sportswomen.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:07 

The Strait Times

Electoral changes in Hong Kong 'necessary' for city's stability: China foreign minister...

Wang Yi says emphasis on patriotism is justified and reasonable.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:06 

Malay Mail Online

International Women's Day 2021 commentary — UNFPA...

MARCH 7 — This dictates that women be able to exercise rights and choices as embodied in the landmark Programme of Action that stemmed from the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo where 179 countries agreed,.....

 2021-03-07 08:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Show proof, don't just accuse, says Takiyuddin...
 2021-03-07 08:03 

Philippine Star

MPBL dedicates Lakan Season finals resumption to frontliners...
 2021-03-07 08:01 

The Strait Times

WhatsApp scam alert: Beware of suspicious messages asking for personal information, banking details...

They might be impersonated by a scammer hoping to obtain banking credentials or one-time passwords. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-07 08:00 

Manila Bulletin

MRT-3 to give free rides to women on March 8, too...

The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) will also be giving free rides to female passengers on Monday, March 8 in celebration of International Women's Day. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN FILE) The good news was announced by the MRT-3 management on its Face...

 2021-03-07 08:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Man Utd's Fernandes brushes off criticism of big-game record...

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has brushed off criticism over his performances against the Premier League's top clubs, saying his ......

 2021-03-07 07:56 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Robredo cautions public vs complacency despite vaccine rollout...

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday cautioned the public against complacency despite the ongoing vaccine rollout amid the rising numbers of new COVID-19 cases. In her weekly radio show, Robredo sounded the alarm over the more...

 2021-03-07 07:55 

Bangkok Post

Chadchart favoured for Bangkok governor: poll...

Former transport minister Chadchart Sittipun is leading other contenders to be the new Bangkok governor in a National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) poll released on Sunday....

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