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AseanPlus News 17 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Police: We didn’t bow to pressure

JAKARTA: The National Police have brushed off speculation that they bowed to pressure from conservative Muslims in deciding to charge Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama with blasphemy.

TECH 28 May 2018 | 2:30 AM

Smartphone app not good enough to track blood pressure in pregnancy

A smartphone app may not be an effective method of measuring blood pressure in pregnant women, a small experiment suggests.

World 14 Nov 2017 | 12:07 AM

High blood pressure is redefined as 130 in US, not 140

LOS ANGELES: High blood pressure was redefined Monday (Nov 13) by the American Heart Association, which said the disease should be treated sooner, when it reaches 130/80 mm Hg, not the previous limit of 140/90.

World 26 May 2018 | 6:24 AM

U.S. 'maximum pressure' on North Korea faces test with summit in limbo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. efforts to sustain and possibly intensify its "maximum pressure" campaign on North Korea are entering a perilous phase as a potential breakdown in diplomacy with Pyongyang raises fears that China may loosen its enforcement of international sanctions.

TECH 21 Mar 2017 | 2:30 AM

Web-based counselling lowers blood pressure as much as meds: study

People who received regular lifestyle counselling online were able to lower their blood pressure as much as a medication would, researchers said.

Metro News 23 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Mall abuzz over new pressure cooker

CUCKOO Carnival made a five-day stop at IOI City Mall, Putrajaya, where participants were given the chance to catch a glimpse of their wide range of mild-alkaline water purifiers, air purifiers and pressure multi-cookers.

Football 27 Jun 2018 | 11:38 PM

Wearing Argentina shirt is heavy pressure, says Crespo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Argentina striker Hernan Crespo said the fact the team's players burst into tears after beating Nigeria 2-1 on Tuesday to sneak into the World Cup last 16 was a sign of the enormous pressure that comes with playing for the national team.

World 27 Aug 2017 | 9:49 PM

U.N.'s Guterres sees no pressure from Yemen coalition on child rights report

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Nations faces "no pressure" from a Saudi-led coalition over a draft U.N. report on child deaths in Yemen, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday, amid rising concern over civilian casualties from the alliance's air raids.

World 25 Feb 2019 | 4:56 PM

Sanctions still biting but pressure waning ahead of Trump-Kim summit

HANOI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump says sanctions on North Korea are "on in full" ahead of his summit with leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi this week, but analysts say time is running out on Washington's "maximum pressure" campaign.

Football 04 Feb 2019 | 12:33 AM

Klopp dismisses talk of Liverpool crumbling under pressure

(Reuters) - Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says his team have shown they are mentally equipped to handle a title run-in, having acquitted themselves well in high-pressure situations over the past few years.