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Football: Real Salt Lake's Onuoha says never feels 100% safe in US

4 hours 17 min ago
Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha has said he never feels completely safe in the United States, where he has lived since 2018, and has a "fear and distrust" of police in the country.

Johor sultan warns that he will dissolve state assembly if politicking continues

4 hours 19 min ago
JOHOR BAHRU: The Sultan of Johor has warned that he would dissolve the Johor state legislative assembly if politicking continues, more than three months after Perikatan Nasional (PN) ousted Pakatan Harapan (PH) and took over the state administration.  In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Jun 3) ...

Football: J League player tests positive for COVID-19

4 hours 25 min ago
Nagoya Grampus forward Mu Kanazaki has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the J.League club have said.

Temporary pact reached on funding South Korean workers at US bases

4 hours 25 min ago
The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it reached agreement with South Korea on a proposal for Seoul to fund thousands of Korean workers at U.S. bases who were put on unpaid leave earlier this year.

Middle East investor Utico says it ‘remains committed’ to rescue deal despite Hyflux criminal probe

4 hours 29 min ago
SINGAPORE: United Arab Emirates utility firm Utico said it "remains committed" to a S$400 million rescue deal with Hyflux, a day after authorities in Singapore launched criminal investigations into the troubled water treatment firm and its directors. “Utico remains committed to the restructuring ...

Football: Ighalo aiming to lift Manchester United after loan extension

4 hours 30 min ago
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo hopes to lift Manchester United "higher and higher" after extending his loan deal at the Premier League club from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of January 2021.

Myanmar court denies bail to Canadian preacher who defied COVID-19 ban

4 hours 33 min ago
YANGON: A Myanmar court on Wednesday (Jun 3) denied bail to a Canadian Christian preacher who held church services in defiance of a ban on gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 that led to infections in dozens of people including himself. David Lah, a Canadian of Burmese origin, and another ...

Cricket: Players must retrain brain to adopt virus measures, says Hussain

4 hours 34 min ago
Playing in empty stadiums is not ideal but a bigger challenge for players during England's home series against West Indies will be changing the way they shine the ball and keeping a lid on celebrations, former England captain Nasser Hussain has said.

India's COVID-19 cases cross 200,000, peak still weeks away

4 hours 36 min ago
India's coronavirus infections crossed 200,000, the health ministry said on Wednesday, and a peak could still be weeks away in the world's second most populous country.

On this day: Born Jun 4, 1965 - Mick Doohan, motorcycle world champion

4 hours 39 min ago
Mick Doohan dominated the top class of motorcycle racing for half a decade at the end of the last century, wiping the floor with the competition to win five consecutive 500cc world championships.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson offers visas for millions in Hong Kong

4 hours 43 min ago
LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday (Jun 2) he will offer millions of Hong Kongers visas and a possible route to UK citizenship if China persists with its national security law. "Many people in Hong Kong fear their way of life - which China pledged to uphold - is under ...

Tennis: 'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice

4 hours 43 min ago
Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic were among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody.

Australia confirms end to longest economic boom as fires, COVID-19 destroy growth

4 hours 44 min ago
SYDNEY: Australia's economy has fallen into recession, the country's treasurer said on Wednesday (Jun 3), after official data showed gross domestic product fell last quarter as entire business sectors were closed to fight the coronavirus. The AUD$2 trillion (US$1.39 trillion) economy contracted 0 ...

Google takes down Indian app that removed Chinese ones

4 hours 45 min ago
Alphabet Inc's Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

South Korea says kids with suspected COVID-19 syndrome had another disease

4 hours 45 min ago
SEOUL: Two children suspected to be South Korea's first cases of a life-threatening syndrome linked with COVID-19 were found to have contracted Kawasaki disease, a similar but separate infection, health authorities said on Wednesday (Jun 3).  The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Former staff member of drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre charged with taking bribes

4 hours 49 min ago
SINGAPORE: A former Teen Challenge (Singapore) staff member was charged in court on Wednesday (Jun 3) with taking bribes in the form of loans from residents of the rehabilitation centre, in exchange for being lenient with his supervision. Roy Evan Rajoo, 59, is also accused of attempting to obtain ...

Singapore's COVID-19 cases top 36,000 after 569 new infections reported

4 hours 49 min ago
SINGAPORE: The number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore crossed the 36,000 mark on Wednesday (Jun 3) with 569 new infections confirmed as of noon. The new cases bring the total number of cases in the country to 36,405. There were seven cases in the community, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in ...

NZ sport set for fans boost with end to COVID-19 curbs in sight

4 hours 49 min ago
WELLINGTON: Professional sport in New Zealand could welcome fans back to stadiums as early as next week with the government set to decide whether to lift all social distancing restrictions imposed to due the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will decide on Monday whether ...

UK talks to 'Five Eyes' allies about potential Hong Kong exodus

4 hours 55 min ago
Britain's foreign minister said he has spoken to "Five Eyes" allies about potentially opening their doors to Hong Kongers if Beijing's plans to impose a national security law on the city sparks an exodus.

Caffeine calling: London phone boxes serve up coffee after lockdown

5 hours 1 min ago
Amar Cafe runs out of two adjacent disused phone boxes in west London and specialises in coffee from Colombia.