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 2021-01-16 15:33 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

South Kalimantan: Floods force 112,709 people to flee home - ANTARA News...

Floods that have inundated several parts of South Kalimantan province in the past few days have claimed five lives and compelled 112,709 people to leave their ......

 2021-01-16 15:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Workers face anxious moments as landslide strikes near factory...
 2021-01-16 15:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

New format for 20th Toyota Eco Youth programme, prize pool doubled...
 2021-01-16 15:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's Bolsonaro to allow China's Huawei in 5G auctions...

Brazil's government will not seek to bar Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from 5G network auctions slated for June this ......

 2021-01-16 14:57 

Channel NewsAsia

MOE says 'not true' that it interfered with transgender student's hormone therapy...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Saturday (Jan 16) that allegations of its interference with a transgender student's decision to ......

 2021-01-16 14:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Takiyuddin: Emergency not to prevent election...
 2021-01-16 14:35 

Manila Bulletin

Health protocols set for bubble training in Laguna...

PSC national training director Marc Velasco (PSA Images) As athletes from boxing, karate and taekwondo enter the Inspire Sports Academy for bubble training in preparation for different Tokyo Olympics qualifiers, national training director Marc Velasco sai...

 2021-01-16 14:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sarawak to be placed under 14-day CMCO from Jan 18...
 2021-01-16 14:33 

The Strait Times

Football: West Brom come from behind to beat Wolves 3-2 in tight derby...

WOLVERHAMPTON (REUTERS) - West Bromwich Albion recorded their first win under Sam Allardyce as they beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 in a see-saw Black Country derby in the Premier League on Saturday (Jan 16), with Matheus Pereira scoring twice from the s...

 2021-01-16 14:31 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

BMA hikes fares on some Green Line routes...

Fares on some of the Green Line routes have been hiked by Bt3 per station....

 2021-01-16 14:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

No names yet from opposition on Emeregncy special committee...
 2021-01-16 14:30 

The Strait Times

Pakistan approves AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use...

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency use in Pakistan, the health minister said on Saturday, making it the first coronavirus vaccine to get the green light for use in the South Asian country.. Read more a...

 2021-01-16 14:28 

The Strait Times

Biden nominates veteran diplomats for top State posts...

Mr Biden also nominated Ms Victoria Nuland to be Under Secretary for Political Affairs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-16 14:26 

Malay Mail Online

Nobody has bridged gap to Juventus, says Inter Milan coach Conte...

ROME, Jan 16 — Inter Milan head coach Antonio Conte believes Italian champions Juventus remain the team to beat in Serie A ahead of their meeting at San Siro tomorrow. The Turin club have won the league title for nine consecutive years but......

 2021-01-16 14:22 

Malay Mail Online

New German conservative leader pledges to fight democracy's enemies...

BERLIN, Jan 16 — Armin Laschet, the newly elected centrist leader of Germany's conservative Christian Democrats, pledged dialogue with all the country's democratic parties, adding that these were times in which democrats had to stand togethe...

 2021-01-16 14:19 

Malay Mail Online

Biden nominates veteran diplomats for top State posts...

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — Democratic President-elect Joe Biden today nominated US foreign policy veteran Wendy Sherman, a key negotiator of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, to be the No. 2 official at the State Department. Biden also nominated Victoria.....

 2021-01-16 14:14 

Cebu Daily News

Lawyer, municipal councilor, 7 others nabbed for illegal cockfighting in Tuburan...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Nine individuals including a lawyer and a municipal councilor were arrested around noon of January 15 after they were caught engaging in illegal cockfighting in Purok 1, Sitio Matnog, Barangay Putat, Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu....

 2021-01-16 14:14 

The Strait Times

All travellers to Singapore need to take Covid-19 PCR test on arrival from Jan 25...

Foreign workers will also need to take PCR and serology tests once they arrive in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-16 14:14 

Malay Mail Online

Law minister Takiyuddin says Opposition yet to submit names for Emergency advisory panel...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said today the Opposition has not named its candidates for the Independent Special Committee to advise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on when to end Emergency rule. The Emergency is scheduled to end August.....

 2021-01-16 14:13 

Malay Mail Online

NASA's Boeing moon rocket set for 'once-in-a-generation' ground test...

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — NASA's Boeing-built deep space exploration rocket, Space Launch System (SLS), is set to fire its behemoth core stage for the first time today, a crucial test for a years-delayed US government project facing mounting pressure...

 2021-01-16 14:11 

Channel NewsAsia

All travellers, including Singaporeans, to take COVID-19 test upon arrival in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will put in place more stringent border measures to manage the risk of imported COVID-19 cases, including ......

 2021-01-16 14:03 

The Strait Times

Designated flight spaces for leisure drones to be announced...

SINGAPORE - Mr Farhan Tahir meets up every weekend with his friends to fly their drones in empty fields across Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-16 14:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

SAR team hands 17 body bags to police's DVI team - ANTARA News...

The search and rescue (SAR) team has collected 17 more body bags from the site of the Sriwijaya Air plane crash and handed them to the National Police's ......

 2021-01-16 14:00 

Manila Standard

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesian quake...

Rescuers scrambled to find buried survivors Saturday after a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island killed dozens, injured hundreds and left more feared trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings....

 2021-01-16 14:00 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Nonthaburi gambling den operators get jail sentence...

The Nonthaburi Provincial Court on Friday jailed Somjit Hinkerd and Sorasak Janthamanee for jointly operating a gambling den in the Bang Bua Thong district of Nonthaburi province....

 2021-01-16 13:57 

Malay Mail Online

Nepal team claim first winter ascent of Pakistan's K2...

ISLAMABAD, Jan 16 — A team of Nepali climbers today made history after becoming the first to summit Pakistan's K2 in winter, singing their country's national anthem as they reached the top. Dozens of mountaineers have been competing over the...

 2021-01-16 13:56 

Malay Mail Online

RM45 million from Covid-19 fund distributed, says National Disaster Management Agency...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — A total RM45 million from the Covid-19 Fund has been distributed the next-of-kin of the victims who have died from the pandemic and to those whose incomes were affected by the scourge. National Disaster Management......

 2021-01-16 13:50 

Manila Standard

Hong Kong slams Washington for 'insane' sanctions...

Hong Kong on Saturday hit back at the United States over its latest sanctions on six pro-China officials, slamming the move as "insane, shameless and despicable."...

 2021-01-16 13:48 

Malay Mail Online

Thai students mark Teachers' Day with paint-soaked protest...

BANGKOK, Jan 16 — Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand's Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of several protests that took place across the capital......

 2021-01-16 13:40 

Manila Standard

Trump to skip Joe Biden's inauguration...

By the time Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US president Wednesday, his scandal-tainted predecessor Donald Trump will already be far away, having helicoptered out of the White House a last time earlier that morning, an official said Friday....

 2021-01-16 13:39 

Malay Mail Online

Key battles in Liverpool's Man United showdown...

LONDON, Jan 16 — When Liverpool and Manchester United clash at Anfield tomorrow, there will be more at stake than just the usual bragging rights. The bitter rivals are engaged in a battle for the Premier League title, with leaders United sitting......

 2021-01-16 13:37 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Upper Thailand gets warmer, rains ease in the South...

The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Saturday that the weakening high-pressure system over upper Thailand would push temperatures up by 1-3 degrees Celsius....

 2021-01-16 13:35 

Malay Mail Online

Three National Sports Institute officials test positive for Covid-19...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Three National Sports Institute (NSI) officials, who are involved in the quarantine-based centralised training camps, tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday (Jan 12), said its chief executive officer, Ahmad Faedzal Md......

 2021-01-16 13:30 

Manila Standard

National Guard activated amid possible unrest...

By the time Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US president Wednesday, his scandal-tainted predecessor Donald Trump will already be far away, having helicoptered out of the White House a last time earlier that morning, an official said Friday....

 2021-01-16 13:27 

Malay Mail Online

Pfizer, BioNTech to limit delays of vaccine shipments to one week...

PARIS, Jan 16 — Pfizer and BioNTech said today they will limit the delays of their vaccine deliveries to just one week, after fears in Europe that shipments of the jabs could be slowed for up to a month. The US drugmaker and its German partner......

 2021-01-16 13:25 

Manila Bulletin

Pat Aquino sees stronger Gilas women's program...

National University women's basketball head coach Patrick Aquino (Photo from UAAP) Gilas Pilipinas women's coach Patrick Aquino said that the opportunity he got in discovering new talents in the US with Filipino lineage will be big in the continue...

 2021-01-16 13:23 

The Strait Times

Thai students mark Teachers' Day with paint-soaked protest...

A female student in a school uniform threw blood-red paint at the Education Ministry's entrance.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-16 13:22 

Manila Bulletin

6 killed in military chopper crash in Bukidnon...

DAVAO CITY A Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter on a re-supply mission crashed in the mountainous village of Sitio Nahigit, Barangay Bulonay in Imapsug-ong, Bukidnon, around 2 p.m., Saturday, killing all six military personnel onboard. Police Sr. Maste...

 2021-01-16 13:22 

Manila Bulletin

7 killed in military chopper crash in Bukidnon...

By Keith Bacongco and Aaron Recuenco DAVAO CITY A Philippine Air Force (PAF) helicopter on a re-supply mission crashed in the mountainous village of Sitio Nahigit, Barangay Bulonay in Imapsug-ong, Bukidnon, around 2 p.m., Saturday, killing all six militar...

 2021-01-16 13:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: COVID cases on player flights leave Australian Open buildup in disarray...

The build-up to next month's Australian Open was thrown into disarray on Saturday when 47 players were forced into two weeks of strict hotel ......

 2021-01-16 13:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MCO, Emergency can shield people from more hardship...
 2021-01-16 13:20 

Manila Standard

'Friend' China to donate one million vaccine doses to Cambodia: PM...

China will donate one million doses of its Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Cambodia, the kingdom's strongman premier Hun Sen has said, thanking "friend" Beijing for its generosity....

 2021-01-16 13:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MCO 2.0: Sabah to give one-off RM300 financial aid...
 2021-01-16 13:12 

The Strait Times

ISIS-linked militants seize military base in north-east Nigeria...

Machine-gun wielding fighters from Islamic State West Africa Province attacked the base in the town of Marte.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-16 13:10 

Channel NewsAsia

NASA's Boeing moon rocket set for 'once-in-a-generation' ground test...

NASA's Boeing-built deep space exploration rocket, Space Launch System (SLS), is set to fire its behemoth core stage for the first time on ......

 2021-01-16 13:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PMO denies RM35 million allocation to build Pagoh community hall...
 2021-01-16 13:10 

Manila Standard

India starts massive vaccine drive...
 2021-01-16 13:10 

Bangkok Post

Seven arrested as activists and police face off...

At least seven people were arrested in confrontations between police and small groups of pro-democracy activists at two locations in Bangkok on Saturday....

 2021-01-16 13:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippines, China vow cooperation for post-pandemic recovery...

Foreign ministers of China and the Philippines on Saturday committed to prioritising post-pandemic recovery efforts as senior Chinese diplomat ......

 2021-01-16 13:06 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesian Semeru volcano erupts, spews ash 5kms into sky...

JAKARTA, Jan 16 — A volcano in Indonesia's East Java province erupted today, spewing ash and smoke as high as an estimated 5.6 kilometres into the sky, according to data from the geological agency at the country's energy ministry. Indonesia....

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