25 May 2020


Asia Today: More Australians in class, Tokyo measure to ease (4)
By The Associated Press Mon., May 25, 2020 BANGKOK - Students in two more Australian states returned to school full- time Monday as numbers of COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the country fall. New South Wales and Queensland states joined the less populous Western Australia and South Australia states and the Northern Territory in resuming face-to-face learning instead of studying from home online.
Balbir Singh Sr dies without getting to see his lost memorabilia one last time (3)
One of India's greatest hockey players who won three Olympic gold medals in a stellar career, Balbir Singh Sr. died at a hospital in New Delhi on Monday after battling multiple health issues for over two weeks. Press Trust of India New Delhi May 25, 2020 UPDATED: May 25, 2020 13:14 IST File Photo HIGHLIGHTS Balbir Singh Sr.
Unsung equestrian heroes champing at the bit after virus lockdown (3)
AFP/Dublin Showjumping groom Sean Vard with horse Clooney 51. - AFP Adrian Bolger, one of four joint head lads to leading Irish trainer Jessica Harrington, has had to oversee the daily care of 50 horses and keep up the levels of morale among his staff during the lockdown. For every jockey who wins the Cheltenham Gold Cup or showjumper crowned champion, there are unsung heroes taking care of the horses that carry the riders to glory.
Dollar holds advantage as Hong Kong tensions test risk-wary investors (6)
Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar edged higher against most Asian units on Monday as worries about a standoff between the United States and China over civil liberties in Hong Kong fuelled demand for safe-haven currencies. FILE PHOTO: A man displays US dollar notes after withdrawing cash from a bank in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 9, 2019.
Andrew Bogut to leave Sydney Kings (2)
Video PlayerClose SYDNEY, May 25 (Xinhua) - Sydney Kings center Andrew Bogut has announced that he will not extend his contract with the Australian National Basketball League side. "I have decided not to sign with the Sydney Kings, or any professional sporting team for that matter for the time being," wrote Bogut on Twitter. "This by no means is a retirement note, but simply saying any concrete decisions are too hard to be made at this point in time."
In news