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 2022-09-29 22:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

N.Korea fires ballistic missiles after US VP Harris tours DMZ...
 2022-09-29 22:38 

Jakarta Globe

Ex-Ambon Mayor Indicted for Accepting Rp 11b in Bribes...

The two-term mayor has accepted payments from many individuals and businesses in return for business licenses and lucrative projects....

 2022-09-29 22:38 

Jakarta Globe

Girlfriend of Slain Policeman Yosua Demands Justice...

The Attorney General's Office said they will submit the case to the South Jakarta District Court as soon as next week....

 2022-09-29 22:33 

Channel NewsAsia

US imposes new sanctions on Iran oil exports, targets Chinese firms...

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday (Sep 29) imposed sanctions on companies it accused of involvement in Iran's petrochemical and petroleum trade, including five based in China, pressuring Tehran as it seeks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal....

 2022-09-29 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

CNA Explains: Corruption allegations against Indonesia's Papua governor and the anti-graft agency's next moves...

Papua Governor Lukas Enembe has denied wrongdoing and wants to seek medical treatment in Singapore....

 2022-09-29 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: The COVID-19 pandemic has made us less agreeable...

Personality changes go some way in explaining the decrease in well-being we've seen during the pandemic, says a psychologist....

 2022-09-29 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

CNA wins global gold for Best News Website at Digital Media Awards Worldwide 2022...

Past winners include The Washington Post and The Guardian....

 2022-09-29 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Imperfect AI-driven justice may be better than none at all...

Some fear automation reinforces bias and dehumanises people, but "robot judges" can also tackle backlogs and make the legal process more accessible, says the Financial Times' Jemima Kelly....

 2022-09-29 22:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: How would Putin use nuclear weapons if he escalates Ukraine war?...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again threated to use nuclear weapons. What if he's not bluffing this time, asks Robert E Kelly....

 2022-09-29 22:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan's Daikin says it will assemble air conditioners in Nigeria as it renews Africa expansion...

TOKYO : Daikin Industries will begin assembling air conditioners in Nigeria as the Japanese company renews a push into Africa that had been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the company's India business said on Thursday....

 2022-09-29 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

From the boardroom to a glitzy soiree, it's time to make a style statement with Brunello Cucinelli...

With parties and social events back in full force, it is time to update your pandemic wardrobe with special occasion pieces from Brunello Cucinelli's fall/winter 2022 collection for when you need to dial up the style quotient. In partnership with Brun...

 2022-09-29 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Airlines add flights, travel agency bookings spike as Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan ease border restrictions...

The three destinations all relaxed COVID-19 measures in the past week, prompting increased demand for flights and tour packages....

 2022-09-29 21:59 

The Strait Times

Iran protests over young woman's death continue, 83 said killed...

State TV said police had arrested a large number of...

 2022-09-29 21:56 

Malay Mail Online

El Salvador official jailed for role in FIFA graft scandal...

NEW YORK, Sept 30 — The former head of El Salvador's football federation was jailed for 16 months on Thursday for his ro......

 2022-09-29 21:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

US VP Kamala Harris says she'll be in PH later this year...

AMP BONIFAS, South Korea — US Vice President Kamala Harris said on Thursday she is going to visit the Philippines later this year. Harris made the remark as she visited the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea after arriving in ...

 2022-09-29 21:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Shopee PH gets flak for getting Toni Gonzaga...

MANILA, Philippines — No more adding to one of the carts, then? Shopee, a leading e-commerce operator found itself under fire after announcing two major decisions this week that appeared to many Filipinos to be conflicting: downsizing its local staf...

 2022-09-29 21:46 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Postponed barangay, SK polls up for Marcos signing...

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Wednesday ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the bill postponing the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to October 2023. Following the ratification of the bill in...

 2022-09-29 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

NCR at increased COVID risk again...

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila has been classified as "moderate risk" for COVID-19 transmission amid an upswing in cases, but the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday maintained that the infection trends in the National Capital Region ...

 2022-09-29 21:43 

Malay Mail Online

PM Ismail Sabri arrives home after working visit to Abu Dhabi...

SEPANG, Sept 30 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob arrived back in Malaysia tonight after completing his wo......

 2022-09-29 21:43 

Jakarta Post

All the good things: Sept. 29 The Jakarta Post offers outside-the-box recommendations on what to watch, read, listen to, visit and....
 2022-09-29 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Marcos thanks ADB, meets Sri Lankan leader...

MANILA, Philippines — President Marcos on Thursday thanked the Mandaluyong-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) for its help at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic during the annual meeting of the bank's 66 governors. The meeting was chaired by Sr...

 2022-09-29 21:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple senior exec leaves iPhone maker after remark in viral video...

Apple Inc's Tony Blevins, a key player in the company's supply chain operations, is leaving the iPhone maker, the company confirmed on Thursday, without providing a reason.The move comes after a TikTok video of the executive making a crude remark ...

 2022-09-29 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

House okays budget; ways to go in Senate...

MANILA, Philippines — As expected, the Marcos administration's supermajority in the House of Representatives passed on Wednesday night the P5.268-trillion national budget for 2023, the first spending bill proposed by President Marcos. House Bill...

 2022-09-29 21:38 

The Strait Times

US stocks back in the red as Apple slumps...

Dow Jones Industrial Average loses 1.5 per cent, S&P 500 drops 2.1 per cent. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-09-29 21:38 

Malay Mail Online

IGP: Woman kidnapped in Tumpat rescued, brought home from Thailand...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 — A cosmetics product agent who was kidnapped at her home in Tumpat, Kelantan on Sept 13 has been......

 2022-09-29 21:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'Work-from-everywhere' covered by telecommute law...

MANILA, Philippines — The new implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for Republic Act No. 11165, or the Telecommuting Act of 2018, covers not only "work-from-home" but all "work-from-everywhere" arrangements, a senior labor officia...

 2022-09-29 21:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

14 Marcos picks bypassed...

MANILA, Philippines — President Marcos will have to reappoint 14 members of his Cabinet after the Commission on Appointments (CA) was forced to bypass their nomination to attend to pressing legislation before Congress started its recess on Wednesday...

 2022-09-29 21:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Robredo's tarpaulin portrait at Palace just a 'placeholder'...

MANILA, Philippines — A portrait of Leni Robredo hangs in the gallery of vice presidents at the Presidential Museum and Library at Malacaang. But on closer inspection, hers is different from the other oil-on-canvas paintings. It's just a printou...

 2022-09-29 21:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Congress approves SIM registration bill...

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Wednesday night ratified the bicameral committee report on a measure requiring the registration of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards, a measure seen to curb the proliferation of text spam an...

 2022-09-29 21:32 

Malay Mail Online

If you want to relax, listen to the voice of Sir David Attenborough...

LONDON, Sept 30 — Some people have more relaxing voices than others. This is the case of many celebrities like American......

 2022-09-29 21:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

New PS-DBM director says DepEd laptop MOA 'not legal'...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) went ahead with the bidding for P2.4 billion worth of laptops without a valid authorization to transfer funds to the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM) as...

 2022-09-29 21:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DA: Karding farm damage to jack up rice, veggie prices...

MANILA, Philippines — Consumers should brace for an increase of as much as 20 percent in the retail prices of rice and vegetables after Super Typhoon "Karding" (international name: Noru) wreaked havoc on the country's farm sector, the De...

 2022-09-29 21:30 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Agriculture Ministry under pressure to release detained imports The Indonesian Ombudsman has urged the Agriculture Ministry and other government bodies to solve a h....
 2022-09-29 21:28 

Malay Mail Online

Crowds build for reopening of Windsor Castle...

LONDON, Sept 30 — Hundreds of people lined up on Thursday outside Windsor Castle, as the landmark royal residence and it......

 2022-09-29 21:26 

The Strait Times

US charges Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska with violating sanctions...

Deripaska is said to have used the US financial system to maintain three luxury properties, and bought a US music studio. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-09-29 21:24 

Malay Mail Online

Spotify is stepping up efforts to drive hateful content from its platform...

NEW YORK, Sept 30 — Spotify is fighting the same battle against hateful content as Meta, Twitter and other social platfo......

 2022-09-29 21:21 

Malay Mail Online

Why Netflix's latest series about Jeffrey Dahmer is causing a social media storm...

NEW YORK, Sept 30 — The show of the moment, DAHMER — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is proving a hit for Netflix. But......

 2022-09-29 21:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Hummel stance on Qatar human rights is strategic decision, say industry experts...

Hummel's decision to tone down the details of Denmark's World Cup kit in protest against Qatar's human rights record was driven by the company's desire to be seen as a purpose-driven brand, industry experts told Reuters on Thursday. The Da...

 2022-09-29 21:18 

The Strait Times

Ukraine calls emergency meeting of security chiefs, major decisions expected...

It is being held in the wake of Russian plans to annex four Ukrainian regions. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-09-29 21:18 

Malay Mail Online

These musicians are looking out for your mental health...

NEW YORK, Sept 30 — From depression and anxiety to financial instability, the mental health of musicians is often put to......

 2022-09-29 21:15 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar court jails Suu Kyi, Australian economist for 3 years Turnell was also found guilty of violating an immigration law, and was ordered to concurrently serve....
 2022-09-29 21:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Palawan folk reject joint project with China...

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — Kalayaan town in Palawan has rejected proposals to conduct joint oil and gas exploration between the government and China in the West Philippine Sea, where its only village Pag-Asa is located. The municipal government formaliz...

 2022-09-29 21:13 

Malay Mail Online

May the force be with Ukraine: 'Star Wars' actor backs drone drive...

LOS ANGELES, Sept 30 — Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, announced Thursday his suppo......

 2022-09-29 21:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

UP readies face-to-face classes in November...

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines (UP) on Thursday said it was set to allow 100-percent face-to-face classes in all undergraduate courses starting in the second semester, or November, this year. In a phone interview, UP Vice Pr...

 2022-09-29 21:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

11 outstanding women in nation's service named...

The TOWNS Foundation on Thursday announced the 11 women who were named The Outstanding Women in Nation's Service (TOWNS) for 2022. The awardees were Ani Rosa Almario (education and entrepreneurship), Rubilen Amit (sports), Dr. Pia Bagamasbad (molecula...

 2022-09-29 21:09 

Malay Mail Online

Barclays to pay US SEC US$361m on over-issuance of securities...

NEW YORK, Sept 30 — Barclays Plc BARC.L and an affiliate on Thursday agreed to pay US$361 million (RM1.6 billion) to set......

 2022-09-29 21:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Cuba turns lights back on in parts of Havana, elsewhere still dark after Ian...

HAVANA: Cuba had begun to progressively restore power to the capital Havana by early on Thursday (Sep 29), according to Reuters witnesses and official reports, but vast swaths of the Caribbean island nation still remained in the dark following the passage...

 2022-09-29 21:06 

Malay Mail Online

Neymar backs Bolsonaro in Brazil vote...

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 30 — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro got a celebrity endorsement Thursday for his re-election bi......

 2022-09-29 21:03 

Malay Mail Online

Spurs boss Conte dismisses talk of Juventus link...

LONDON, Sept 30 — Tottenham manager Antonio Conte on Thursday hit out at "disrespectful" claims he could quit the Premie......

 2022-09-29 20:59 

Malay Mail Online

EU grapples with runaway energy prices...

BRUSSELS, Sept 30 — The EU on Friday will seek urgent ways to bring down skyrocketing energy prices as winter looms, wit......

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