Football: Klopp hails Mane’s 100th Liverpool goal as ‘massive achievement’

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LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp saluted Sadio Mane after the Senegal star's 100th Liverpool goal inspired a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace that sent his side top of the Premier League on Saturday (Sep 18). Mane's milestone strike came in his 224th appearance for the Reds, breaking Palace's rearguard action late in the first half at Anfield. Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and...

Australia to Go Nuclear – Asia Sentinel

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By: Murray HunterIn a major departure from 50 years of non-nuclear policy, Australia is changing direction to power its submarine fleet with nuclear power in a new partnership with the United States and the UK. The US, according to an agreement announced by US President Joe Biden, will share secret nuclear technology in a newly formed trilateral security partnership called...

US antitrust regulators eyeing Big Tech’s little startups buys

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US antitrust regulators signaled earlier this week that greater scrutiny of US ‘Big Tech’ giants’ acquisitions of smaller startups was possible — a potential new avenue in efforts to curb the dominance of the companies. Google’s parent Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft have carried out hundreds of deals in recent years, involving startups with terms that were too...

Anti-Junta Townships in Myanmar Fear Internet Shutdowns Signal Imminent Military Offensive — Radio Free Asia

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Residents of townships in Myanmar where authorities have shut down access to the internet say they fear an imminent military offensive amid an information lockdown and increase in arrests since the shadow National Unity Government (NUG) declared...

Intellasia East Asia News – 2021 Miso Market Outlook and Opportunities Report

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Philippines won’t co-operate with ICC probe of ‘war on drugs’, says presidential spokesman, Asia News

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MANILA - The Philippines will not cooperate with a formal investigation launched by the International Criminal Court (ICC) into possible crimes against humanity committed in President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs", a presidential spokesman said. Judges at the ICC on Wednesday (Sept 15) approved a formal probe into Mr Duterte's signature anti-narcotics campaign in which thousands have died, a move...

Around 3,200 seniors receive booster jabs against COVID-19 as programme begins

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Mr Ong said 30 residents at NTUC Health Nursing Home in Geylang East, where a mobile vaccination team was deployed, also received their shots. The teams "will continue to reach out to our seniors at home", he added.  "To extend our reach, we are working with key agencies and stakeholders such as The People's Association and the Silver Generation Office to engage,...

Google says it offers more than US$ 10 billion in consumer benefits in S Korea

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SEOUL : Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday its presence in South Korea equates to nearly 12 trillion won (US$10.16 billion) in economic benefits for its users, as the U.S. tech giant faces increased scrutiny from regulators and politicians. Google's announcement came a day after South Korea's antitrust agency fined Google 207 billion won...

Beijing’s Cautious Stance in Afghanistan

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By: Salman Rafi SheikhEven though the chaos didn’t happen that Beijing feared would follow the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the relatively “peaceful transition” to Taliban rule is unlikely to make Beijing flood Afghanistan with investments. While the Taliban may be eager to have China on board, Beijing is unlikely to commit unless it can be sure of reasonable...

Apple gains PR win with small developer concessions, loses out on others

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Back when Microsoft released Windows 95, the satirical comic strip Doonesbury noted...