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 2021-08-03 21:03 

Jakarta Post

China gaming shares dive after 'spiritual opium' warning Shares of Tencent and other major Chinese gaming companies plummeted Tuesday after a state-run media....
 2021-08-03 21:00 

Jakarta Post

Disabled workers fear COVID-19 silver lining to fade as 'old normal' returns For others, especially those with debilitating chronic illnesses, being able to work from home is es....
 2021-08-03 21:00 

Jakarta Post

Sun-seekers enjoy European summer 'workcation' before office return Combining holiday destinations with remote work is a growing trend in Spain and Portugal's sunni....
 2021-08-03 20:40 

Jakarta Post

International efforts 'urgent' to avoid Myanmar becoming global COVID-19 epicenter Myanmar's NUG foreign minister and regional experts have raised a red flag to the international ....
 2021-08-03 20:38 

Jakarta Post

TED talks seek to inject optimism into pandemic gloom A TED conference under the theme "The Case for Optimism" on Monday threw down the gauntlet....
 2021-08-03 20:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Meralco suspends disconnection during lockdown...

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on Tuesday said it was suspending for two weeks the disconnection of services for customers with unpaid bills in Laguna, which has been placed on modified enhanced community quarantine from Aug. 1 to Aug. 15 and in Metro ...

 2021-08-03 20:33 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOTr: Present transport capacity retained...

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Tuesday said the current public transport supply and capacity in Metro Manila will be retained during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from Aug. 6 to Aug. 20. Public utility vehicles, such as buses and jee...

 2021-08-03 20:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOJ: Inquest proceedings to be conducted online...

State prosecutors will have to conduct inquest proceedings online after the government imposed the strictest lockdown in the National Capital Region amid the spread of the more contagious Delta variant, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Tuesday. ...

 2021-08-03 20:29 

The Strait Times

Singer R. Kelly appears in New York court before sex abuse trial begins...

The singer is accused of racketeering, sexual abuse and bribery charges. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:24 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki patay matapos tagain habang tulog sa Ilocos Norte...

Patay ang isang 53-anyos na lalaki matapos itong tagain at saksakin ng itak sa Barangay Elizabeth sa bayan ng Marcos, Ilocos Norte Lunes ng umaga....

 2021-08-03 20:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics: 'It means more than all the golds' says Biles after priceless beam bronze...

TOKYO: Anyone harbouring illusions as to the value Simone Biles attached to the bronze she won on the beam at the Olympics on Tuesday (Aug 3) were ......

 2021-08-03 20:21 

ABS-CBN

Magsasaka na nabaril ng pulis sa Marinduque, nailibing na...

Nailibing na nitong Martes ang mga labi ni Alberto Delos Reyes, ang magsasakang nabaril at napatay ng pulis sa Barangay Sitio Pag-asa, Barangay Caigangan sa bayan ng Buenavista....

 2021-08-03 20:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Activision Blizzard annual sales forecast disappoints...

Activision Blizzard Inc's full-year forecast for adjusted sales came in below analysts' estimates on Tuesday, as the easing of curbs weaken the ......

 2021-08-03 20:19 

ABS-CBN

PH receives more than 3 million Moderna vaccine doses donated by US...

COVID-19 vaccinations are to be ramped up in Metro Manila as it prepares to go under another lockdown beginning Friday....

 2021-08-03 20:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Lyft posts adjusted profit three months ahead of target as rides rebound...

Lyft Inc on Tuesday posted an adjusted quarterly profit three months ahead of target, as it kept costs down while rides rebounded....

 2021-08-03 20:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Tinder owner expects upbeat revenue as social life returns...

Match Group Inc forecast third-quarter revenue above estimates on Tuesday, as more users pay for its dating apps to connect with others both ......

 2021-08-03 20:10 

Jakarta Post

Top Japan medic urges nationwide state of emergency amid COVID-19 surge The call by JMA President Toshio Nakagawa followed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's announcement ....
 2021-08-03 20:09 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

3.76 million Filipinos jobless in June...

MANILA, Philippines — The number of jobless Filipinos increased to 3.76 million in June, equivalent to 7.7 percent of the labor force, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday. Although the number was up by 30,000 from 3.73 mill...

 2021-08-03 20:07 

ABS-CBN

Hawaii to allow travelers from Manila to skip mandatory 10-day quarantine...

MANILA - The state of Hawaii has allowed travelers from Manila to skip the state's mandatory 10-day quarantine upon arrival....

 2021-08-03 20:06 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'Pandemic scarring' to worsen social inequality in PHMoody's...

Debt watcher Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said the pandemic-inflicted "deep" economic scarring in the Philippines—one of the worst in Asia-Pacific—would exacerbate social inequality due to job losses and households revertin...

 2021-08-03 20:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Positive Q2 earnings reports perk up PH bourse; index back to 6,500...

The local stock barometer rallied back to the 6,500 territory on Tuesday as investors took heart from the recent flow of second quarter corporate earnings reports that mostly indicated resilience despite the reimposition of tighter lockdown protocols in M...

 2021-08-03 20:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Resilient units shore up ALI bottom line in Q2; 6-mo profit up 34% to P 6B...

Property giant Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) boosted its second quarter net profit from a quarter ago as well as from the low base seen year-on-year as resilient residential development and office leasing businesses made up for the slack in the shopping mall and ...

 2021-08-03 20:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's Del Monte Pacific delays Philippine unit IPO on COVID-19 surge...

Food and beverages firm Del Monte Pacific said on Wednesday (Aug 4) it would delay the initial public offering of its Philippine unit, as the ......

 2021-08-03 20:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Stay away from fake investment 'gurus,' public warned...

The Philippine Stock Exchange has warned against self-styled investment gurus and fund managers giving stock recommendations using various social media platforms but are not licensed to do so. In a fireside chat with the Shareholders Association of the Ph...

 2021-08-03 20:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Aboitiz Power bets big on RE, allots P 190B for next 10 yrs...

Aboitiz Power Corp. is looking at spending P190 billion in the next 10 years to grow its renewable energy portfolio. This means adding 3,700 megawatts of generating capacity to AboitizPower's "Cleanergy" assets. If realized, the company will a...

 2021-08-03 20:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

BIZ BUZZ: Trouble at the SRA...

Insiders know that there has long been a brewing rift among members of the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) board, but it may have recently reached its tipping point. Biz Buzz learned that SRA board members Roland Beltran and Emilio Yulo had filed a ...

 2021-08-03 20:01 

Jakarta Post

Parts of Wuhan city locked down after COVID-19 cases confirmed Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, will conduct citywide COVID-19 nucleic acid testing, the offic....
 2021-08-03 20:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

2 cement projects, 1 mass housing venture worth P 29B get incentives...

The Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) has approved the grant of tax incentives to a mass housing project and two cement manufacturing plants, all of which are proposed to be located outside Metro Manila and are worth a total of P29.4 billion, the Depa...

 2021-08-03 20:00 

The Strait Times

She's wild about conserving sharks and rays...

James Cook University marine science PhD student Naomi Clark-Shen hopes to boost the conservation of the little-known blackspot sharks and blue-spotted maskrays with her novel research into their life history. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 20:00 

The Strait Times

How can I learn more about the kampung spirit?...

Designers of residential estates often try to foster the kampung (village) spirit of yesteryears through innovative planning of common spaces.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 19:59 

ABS-CBN

Iloilo City announces hard lockdown to curb spread of COVID-19...

A hard lockdown is imposed on Iloilo City as it records a rise in COVID-related deaths....

 2021-08-03 19:58 

Jakarta Post

Sex toys to tea: Taiwan celebrity loses China endorsements in Olympic row Taiwan's defeat of China in the Olympic men's doubles badminton final has reignited national....
 2021-08-03 19:49 

Jakarta Post

Credit lender Kredivo to go public via $2.5 billion SPAC merger FinAccel on Monday agreed to go public through a merger with a blank-check firm, valuing the parent ....
 2021-08-03 19:46 

The Strait Times

US' Blinken says he is launching strategic dialogue with Indonesia...

He was speaking at talks in Washington with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 19:39 

Manila Bulletin

New smoking cessation modules for healthcare practitioners developed...

A new smoking cessation module that will be used to train healthcare practitioners give counsel and recommend treatment for people who want to stop the habit will be launched soon under the collaboration of Johnson & Johnson Philippines (J&J), through its...

 2021-08-03 19:35 

Jakarta Post

France's Sanofi expands mRNA drive with US firm purchase Sanofi will buy Translate Bio, with which it has been working to develop an mRNA Covid jab, for $3.2....
 2021-08-03 19:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket-Fourth West Indies v Pakistan T20 washed out as visitors clinch series...

REUTERS: Rain allowed only three overs of play as the final Twenty20 international between the West Indies and Pakistan in Guyana on Tuesday ......

 2021-08-03 19:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Dressel hopes to keep a low profile despite Olympic triumph...

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel said he does not want his life to change after he boosted his profile by picking up five Olympic gold medals in Tokyo. ......

 2021-08-03 19:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Blinken launching strategic dialogue with Indonesia...

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday (Aug 3) he was launching a...

 2021-08-03 19:00 

The Strait Times

Football: Fabinho signs new Liverpool deal...

LONDON(AFP) - Liverpool midfielder Fabinho has signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League club, they announced on Tuesday (Aug 3).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:46 

The Strait Times

Football: Covid-19 rules behind Kane's absence from Spurs training, reports say, amid Man City transfer talk...

Kane was a no-show on Monday and Tuesday for a coronavirus test and a fitness assessment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:35 

Jakarta Post

US dismisses Myanmar election plan, urges ASEAN pressure Blinken is participating virtually in a week of talks involving foreign ministers of the Association....
 2021-08-03 18:32 

The Strait Times

Golf: PGA, European tours co-sanction three events in 2022...

The Scottish Open and two US events will be co-sanctioned.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-08-03 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

EA pins hopes on new mobile games as lockdown boost fades...

Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc's big bet on mobile gaming will be tested in its quarterly results on Wednesday, as pandemic restrictions ......

 2021-08-03 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf-With Olympic gold in tow, Schauffele ready for PGA Tour return...

Olympic men's golf champion Xander Schauffele said on Tuesday he is ready to get back to work on the PGA Tour this week in Memphis, Tennessee, ......

 2021-08-03 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Online brokerage Robinhood jumps 29per cent to surge past offer price...

Robinhood Markets finally on Tuesday got the share bounce that was predicted for last week's much-hyped Nasdaq launch, jumping as much as 29per ......

 2021-08-03 18:07 

Jakarta Post

Amazon to launch 'Lord of the Rings' series in September 2022 The streaming service hopes that the yet-to-be-titled series will rival the success of "Game of....
 2021-08-03 18:06 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Industry Ministry seeking to build gaming industry ecosystem - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian Ministry of Industry has said it would continue to encourage the development of the local gaming industry by strengthening its value chain ......

 2021-08-03 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Residents who refuse essential improvements will bear future repair costs...

We refer to Ms Anita Wong Moh Chun's letter,...

 2021-08-03 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Provide higher level of re-employment support to older workers...

Mr Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, suggested providing re-employment support as a trampoline to help people bounce back if they fall (Consider having modest minimum wage: MAS chief, July 23).. Read more at straitstime...

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