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SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Philippines FOI project now partnered with 18 universities, colleges

MONCADA, Tarlac, Aug. 6 (PIA) -- Freedom of Information Project Management Office (FOI-PMO) now has 18 State Universities and Colleges ...

Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K's Mankote sector

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 9 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday violated ceasefire by firing with small arms and shelling ...

Man shoots sister 'for honour' in Pakistan's Karachi

Karachi [Pakistan], Aug 9 (ANI): A man shot his sister in the head for 'honour' in Karachi's Clifton area on ...

Vietnam confirms 21 new COVID-19 cases, total count reaches 810

Hanoi [Vietnam] Aug 9 (ANI/VNA): Vietnam reported 21 more coronavirus cases on August 8 evening, taking the national count to ...

England beat Pakistan in 1st Test after thrilling run-chase

Pakistan 1st Innings 326 (Shan Masood 156, Babar Azam 69; S Broad 3-54, J Archer 3-59)England 1st Innings 219 (O ...

AU: 'Aggressive, Bold' Action Needed to Combat COVID-19 in Africa

The African Union says "aggressive and bold" action is needed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak on the continent.More than one ...

BSF shoots dead Pakistan intruder on border

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Pakistani intruder who was trying to ...

India, Pak must resolve hydroelectric system dispute: WB

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 8 (ANI): World Bank has expressed its inability to take an independent decision on the appointment of ...

'Gilgit-Baltistan will grow if it integrates with Ladakh'

Washington [US], Aug 08 (ANI): According to a political activist from Gilgit Baltistan, Senge H. Sering, if the region under ...

SPMC acts to prevent further infection of frontliners

DAVAO CITY, August 7 (PIA) - With 131 employees infected with the coronavirus disease as of August 6, 2020, the ...

Davao City intensifies stay-at-home campaign

DAVAO CITY, August 8 (PIA) - The City Government of Davao has intensified the staying home campaign and the campaign ...

Pakistan To Allow All International Flights From August 9

Pakistan has announced that it will fully resume international flights from August 9, more than four months after it suspended ...

Ollie Robinson to join England's squad for second Test against Pak

London [UK], Aug 8 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Saturday confirmed that Ollie Robinson will be ...

Protecting frontliners spares working children from COVID-19

DAVAO DEL NORTE, AUG 6 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Davao del Norte field office has ...

LeT terror financing network busted in Jammu, 6 held

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 8 (ANI): With the arrest of six accused, police have busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) ...

SLC appoints Lanka de Silva as interim head coach of women's team

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 8 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka's Test wicket-keeper, Lanka de Silva, has been appointed as the interim ...

Islamabad HC forms larger bench on Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 8 (ANI): Bowing down to India's diplomatic pressure, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has formed a larger ...

England add Robinson to squad for second Test against Pakistan

Ollie Robinson will join the England squad ahead of next week's second Test against Pakistan at Southampton, the England and ...

Nepal re-introduces odd-even system amid rise in COVID cases

Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 5 (ANI): Nepal's Ministry of Home Affairs has re-introduced odd-even system of vehicle rationing scheme in places ...

U'khand: Nepal installs CCTVs at No Man's Land in Bambasa

Champawat (Uttarakhand) [India], August 6 (ANI): Kanchanpur administration of Nepal government has installed CCTV cameras at No Man's Land in ...

Nepal govt offices to remain shut for15 days due to COVID-19

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 7 (ANI): Amid the continuous surge in coronavirus cases in Nepal, the Chief District Officers of Kathmandu ...

Nepal FM expresses condolences to Kerala plane crash victims' kin

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 8 (ANI): Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali on Saturday expressed condolences to the bereaved families of victims ...

'Confident India can stand solo against China in future border issue'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Aug 8 (ANI): Post the violent June 15 Galwan Valley clashes, India has shown the confidence of standing ...

Pakistan forced to pay back Saudi USD 1 billion

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 8 (ANI): Pakistan has recently paid back USD 1 billion to Saudi Arabia, reiterating the fact that ...

Shakib Al Hasan set to start training in Bangladesh from September

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug 8 (ANI): Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is all set to start training at his alma mater, ...

500 years of Christianity celebration pushed back due to COVID-19

PARAnAQUE CITY, Aug 8 (PIA) -- The Celebration of the 500 years of Christianity will be moved by one year, ...

QC encourages self-reporting of all probable, positive COVID-19 cases

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug 8 (PIA) -- The Quezon City encourages residents and employees working in the city that are probable ...

Cebuano News: Dugang 8 nga kaso sa COVID-19 natala sa Ozamiz

OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, Agosto 8 (PIA)-Aduna'y nadugang nga walo ka mga indibidwal nga nagpositibo sa COVID-19 sa syudad.Lima niini ...

Wirecard suspected of lending to partner firms before collapse

German prosecutors suspect Wirecard extended large loans to partner companies before its implosion in June, at a time when the ...

Seeds hold largely to form on Day 1 of Countdown Cup

The first day of the Overwatch League's Countdown Cup on Friday saw both blowouts and nail-biters alike, as the American ...

Asia Album: Enjoy orchid exhibition at its blooming best in Thailand

A visitor takes pictures during an orchid exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak) BANGKOK, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) ...

Mushtaq Ahmed backs 'lethal' Pakistan leg-spinners against England

Chris Woakes hails 'miracle man' Ben Stokes as England fight back against PakistanAnd the pair will be expected to be ...

Laos Tightens Border Controls as COVID Cases Surge in Vietnam

Laos is tightening controls along its eastern border to prevent COVID-19 from entering with visitors from neighboring Vietnam, where cases ...

US condoles loss of lives in Kerala plane mishap

Washington DC [USA], Aug 8 (ANI): The United States department extended condolences to "family and friends" of those killed in ...

How Philippines Got Runaway COVID-19 Caseload, an Outlier in Asia

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The Philippines has become a COVID-19 outlier in East Asia with a runaway caseload because initial stay-home ...

Afghan says closure of terrorists sanctuaries will be effective

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Afghanistan on Friday said it considers closure of terrorist sanctuaries to be effective and beneficial ...

India slams Pak over cross border terrorism in UNSC

New York [US], Aug 7 (ANI): In a strong attack on Pakistan over cross-border terrorism, India said on Friday that ...

OPINION | SA's lockdown: don?t be blinded by blue-sky fantasies

testing rates. Perhaps most importantly, 50 people died in police custody or as a result of security force action in ...

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Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

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