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 2021-09-18 00:04 

Malay Mail Online

Some US hospitals forced to ration care amid staffing shortages, Covid-19 surge...

TEXAS, Sept 18 — Surges in coronavirus cases in several US states this week, along with staffing and equipment shortages, are exacting a mounting toll on hospitals and their workers even as the number of new admissions nationwide ebbs, leading to......

 2021-09-18 00:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Virus punctures Asian track championships...
 2021-09-18 00:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia's Sharvin set for league in Nepal...
 2021-09-18 00:03 

Malay Mail Online

Former R. Kelly assistant testifies about singer's sexual activity, 'apology letter'...

NEW YORK, Sept 18 — A former assistant to R. Kelly testified on Friday she once saw him engage in sexual activity with one of the women he is charged with abusing, as prosecutors neared the end of presenting their sex trafficking case against the......

 2021-09-18 00:03 

New Straits Times

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Opportunity for Letshanaa...
 2021-09-18 00:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don't show fear: Steffi...
 2021-09-18 00:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Brit-boost for national juniors...
 2021-09-18 00:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Premier League becoming a joke as it gets smaller and smaller...
 2021-09-18 00:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Harimau to play Jordan, Uzbekistan in friendlies...
 2021-09-18 00:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Please let fans back into stadiums'...
 2021-09-18 00:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Two seasons of cancellations...
 2021-09-18 00:00 

Cebu Daily News

2022...

Elections are just around the corner, and it's feeling strangely familiar to one we went through 35 years ago. Corruption, scandal, a wounded economy; the only difference is a pandemic. It's time to put some more serious thinking and effort to pre...

 2021-09-18 00:00 

New Straits Times

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More than skin deep...
 2021-09-17 23:59 

Malay Mail Online

Fashion Week: Prada to stage simultaneous shows in Milan and Shanghai...

MILAN, Sept 18 After more than a year of digital shows, luxury fashion houses seem keen to make up for lost time and, more importantly, to continue reaching out to wider audiences. Not content with holding a real-world show in Milan to present......

 2021-09-17 23:57 

The Strait Times

Cue sports: Aloysius Yapp beats world No.1, now in semi-final of US Open 9-Ball Pool C'ships...

SINGAPORE - The incredible run of form of top local pool player Aloysius Yapp continued on Friday (Sept 17) at the US Open 9-Ball Pool Championships in Atlantic City, after he beat the world's top-ranked player Shane van Boening 11-5 in the competitio...

 2021-09-17 23:53 

Malay Mail Online

Back on the catwalk: Live shows return at London Fashion Week...

LONDON, Sept 18 Catwalk shows resume at London Fashion Week yesterday, after previous editions of the landmark industry event were forced online by the coronavirus pandemic. The sight of models and audiences together again will be a welcome......

 2021-09-17 23:50 

Manila Bulletin

Work-related accidents, illnesses kill nearly 2 M each year: UN...

Geneva, Switzerland — Work-related illnesses and injuries kill nearly two million people annually, largely due to long working hours, the UN said Friday, warning that the pandemic was likely to worsen the situation. The first-ever joint assessment b...

 2021-09-17 23:48 

Malay Mail Online

Rock-bottom prices and hearty, home-style fare: Welcome to Paris' 'bouillon' restaurants...

PARIS, Sept 18 Dishes of yesteryear, rock-bottom prices and all in pleasant surroundings, that's what's on offer at Paris's famous bouillon restaurants. These relics of another age are now firmly back in fashion, filling foodies with joy and.....

 2021-09-17 23:48 

Cebu Daily News

Comelec says no alternative voting for COVID patients...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has declined to allow COVID-19 positive patients to vote online or via text message, its spokesperson James Jimenez said on Friday. "As to the possibility of alternative means of voting...

 2021-09-17 23:42 

Manila Bulletin

Lorenzana, Australian counterpart engage in first bilateral talk...

Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana held a telephone conversation with Australian Minister for Defence Peter Dutton on Friday, September 17 — the first time that the officials had a bilateral talk since the latter assumed...

 2021-09-17 23:40 

Malay Mail Online

Surprise may be key to 'Mozart effect' on epilepsy, says study...

NEW HAMPSHIRE, Sept 18 A Mozart sonata that can calm epileptic brain activity may get its therapeutic power thanks to melodies that create a sense of surprise, according to a study published Thursday. The research on 16 patients hospitalised......

 2021-09-17 23:39 

Malay Mail Online

Baidu's self-driving taxis are popping up all across China's megacities...

SHANGHAI, Sept 18 — The battle is on between Alphabet in the United States and Baidu in China in regards to the development, launch and rollout of self-driving taxicabs. Baidu recently announced the launch of a test programme in five major cities,.....

 2021-09-17 23:38 

Manila Bulletin

Vaccine nasal sprays aim to 'shut door' on virus...

PARIS, France — Could delivering Covid-19 immunity directly to the nose — the area of the body via which it is most likely to be transmitted — help conquer the pandemic? The World Health Organization says clinical trials are underway to ...

 2021-09-17 23:38 

Manila Bulletin

World on 'catastrophic' path to 2.7C warming: UN chief...

PARIS, France — A failure to slash global emissions is setting the world on a "catastrophic4; path to 2.7 degrees Celsius heating, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Friday just weeks before crunch climate talks. His comments come as a United N...

 2021-09-17 23:35 

Manila Bulletin

Moderna COVID vaccine edges Pfizer in new US research...

WASHINGTON, United States — A new study released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday is the latest to suggest the Moderna Covid vaccine confers better long-term protection against hospitalization than Pfizer. CDC res...

 2021-09-17 23:34 

Malay Mail Online

US tycoon Robert Durst guilty of Beverly Hills murder of best friend...

LOS ANGELES, Sept 18 — US real estate scion Robert Durst was Friday convicted of killing his best friend to prevent her talking to police about his wife's disappearance. Durst, a multi-millionaire who was the subject of explosive HBO documentary...

 2021-09-17 23:32 

Antara News

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Taxation bill to reduce carbon emissions, boost green economy: govt - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian Government is encouraging green economy by regulating the collection of carbon taxes in the General Provisions of Taxation Bill (KUP), which ......

 2021-09-17 23:32 

Malay Mail Online

Beckham increases ownership stake in MLS club Inter Miami...

MIAMI, Sept 18 Former England captain David Beckham has increased his ownership stake in Inter Miami, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club said yesterday. Inter Miami, who made their MLS debut last year, said in a news release that co-owners......

 2021-09-17 23:32 

Manila Bulletin

Coughs and lethargy: Lions, tigers at Washington zoo catch COVID...

WASHINGTON, United States — Six lions and three tigers at the National Zoo in Washington have tested positive COVID-19 and are undergoing treatment after falling unwell, the zoo said Friday. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN "Last weekend, animal keepers obs...

 2021-09-17 23:31 

Malay Mail Online

Huge cocaine seizure in Netherlands...

THE HAGUE, Sept 18 — Dutch customs officers have seized over 4,000 kilograms (8,800 pounds) of cocaine in the port of Rotterdam, one of the biggest seizures in the country, the public prosecutor's office said on Friday. The smuggled drugs, with....

 2021-09-17 23:30 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM UAE AI company Group 42 looking to invest in Indonesia Abu Dhabi-based Group 42, which specializes in artificial intelligence, is looking for investment op....
 2021-09-17 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

The Department of Education (DepEd) declared that it was ready to implement pilot face-to-face classes, and was just awaiting the go-signal from President Duterte to do so. Meanwhile, there was some political activity at Vice President Leni Robredo's ...

 2021-09-17 23:28 

Antara News

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BRI affirms commitment to accelerating wage subsidy distribution - ANTARA News...

State-owned Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) has affirmed its commitment to accelerating the distribution of funds under the wage subsidy program ......

 2021-09-17 23:28 

Malay Mail Online

World Bank and IMF: Washington's scandal-prone giants...

NEW YORK, Sept 18 — eKristalina Georgieva is in the hot seat following revelations over her conduct at the World Bank, where she held a senior managment role before being tapped to lead the International Monetary Fund. An independent investigation.....

 2021-09-17 23:27 

Malay Mail Online

Newcastle and Leeds stay in doldrums after 1-1 draw...

NEWCASTLE, Sept 18 Newcastle United and Leeds United fought out a 1-1 draw in an entertaining Premier League clash at St James' Park today and the result did neither side any favours as it stretched their winless starts to five games. The result......

 2021-09-17 23:26 

Manila Bulletin

Macron says 50 M vaccinated in France with at least one jab...

PARIS, France The number of people in France who have received at least one jab against COVID-19 has crossed the 50-million mark, President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday. Macron made the announcement in a video posted on social media in which he also sai...

 2021-09-17 23:26 

Manila Bulletin

Ukraine on verge of deadliest COVID wave: experts...

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine is on the brink of its most deadly period of the coronavirus pandemic, medical experts in the ex-Soviet country warned Friday, with vaccination rates struggling and infections on the rise. The country of 40 million people and...

 2021-09-17 23:24 

Malay Mail Online

Defiant Bruce convinced Newcastle will bounce back after 1-1 draw with Leeds...

NEWCASTLE, Sept 18 Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce was adamant his side would claw their way out of the Premier League relegation zone after a 1-1 home draw with Leeds United left them still looking for their first win of the season. The......

 2021-09-17 23:24 

Malay Mail Online

US admits strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians, not IS militants...

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 — A top general admitted the United States had made a "mistake" when it launched a drone strike against suspected Islamic State militants in Kabul, killing 10 civilians including children instead during the frenzied final...

 2021-09-17 23:22 

Manila Bulletin

Cha-Cha Caete levels up with latest song 'Agwat'...

Cha-Cha Caete Cha-Cha Caete trades her sweet image for a serious persona in her latest song "Agwat" under Star Music. " I guess her 'makulit' days are indeed behind her because Cha-Cha (Caete) is always laser-focused on the set, and th...

 2021-09-17 23:22 

Antara News

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Minister Sumadi readies 23,000 vaccine doses for Yogyakarta residents - ANTARA News...

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said 23 thousand COVID-19 vaccine doses have been prepared for residents in Yogyakarta Province to ......

 2021-09-17 23:18 

Malay Mail Online

Allegations of favouring China could erode confidence in IMF chief...

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 — A storm of controversy threatens to undermine Kristalina Georgieva's leadership of the IMF as experts, US lawmakers and the Treasury scrutinise her actions in a former senior role at the World Bank. The situation also could...

 2021-09-17 23:17 

Malay Mail Online

Pele briefly back in ICU but now 'stable', says hospital...

SAO PAULO, Sept 18 Brazilian football legend Pele, 80, was briefly transferred back to an intensive care unit yesterday after suffering breathing difficulties but is now stable, said the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, where he underwent......

 2021-09-17 23:12 

Manila Bulletin

SpaceX tourists talk to Tom Cruise from orbit, provide update on flight...

WASHINGTON, United States — Four space tourists orbiting the Earth in a SpaceX capsule at 17,500 miles per hour (28,162 kph) talked to movie star Tom Cruise on Friday and provided a live update about life aboard the spacecraft. The first space touri...

 2021-09-17 23:12 

Manila Bulletin

UN chief calls for solidarity on Int'l Day of Peace...

UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for solidarity and unity on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, which falls on Sept. 21. This year's International Day of Peace comes at a time when humanity is ...

 2021-09-17 23:12 

Manila Bulletin

FDA panel backs COVID-19 booster dose for elderly, high...

WASHINGTON — An advisory panel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) endorsed on Friday a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine six months after full vaccination in people 65 and older and for individuals at high risk for se...

 2021-09-17 23:11 

Malay Mail Online

US panel recommends Covid boosters for people 65 and older...

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 — A panel of leading US medical experts advising the government voted in favour of authorising boosters of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for everyone aged 65 and up, as well as people at high risk of developing severe Covid......

 2021-09-17 23:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Time for a kitchen upgrade? Check out these nifty new appliances...

From coffee machines to cookware, jazz up your kitchen space with our edit of the latest doodads to hit the market....

 2021-09-17 23:07 

Channel NewsAsia

A staycation on Sentosa with a side of Singapore colonial history...

While on a staycation at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa, this writer gets a lesson on Singapore's colonial military history....

 2021-09-17 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row...

PARIS, Sept 18 — France on Friday recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia for consultations in a ferocious row over the scrapping of a submarine contract, an unprecedented step that revealed the extent of French anger against......

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