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 2021-04-23 05:54 

Manila Bulletin

Two cigarette manufacturers in eco-zones defy PEZA suspension order for producing illicit tobacco products...

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has suspended the operations of two errant cigarette manufacturers involved in illicit cigarette trade but both companies defied the suspension order. (PIXABAY / FILE PHOTO) Lawmakers have found out that GB Gl...

 2021-04-23 05:42 

The Strait Times

South-east Asia NGOs urge Asean to include ousted Myanmar lawmakers in crisis summit...

They said the invitation to the junta chief to attend the summit provides legitimacy to his campaign against Myanmar's people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:40 

The Strait Times

Indonesian maid who stabbed employer more than 90 times gets life imprisonment for murder...

The victim sustained 94 knife wounds, most of which were on her head and neck.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:39 

Manila Bulletin

With kids deprived of play, collector puts up toy panty in Laguna...

Keeping in mind the children who have been deprived of play during the pandemic, a collector decided to put up a community toy pantry in San Pedro, Laguna. (RICHARD LICOP / MANILA BULLETIN) Richard Licop, 27, said he has given away 100 toys from his pantr...

 2021-04-23 05:37 

The Strait Times

China's booming economy is fuelling alternative yuan trades...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Optimism over China's economy is fuelling some alternative bets in the foreign-exchange market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:35 

The Strait Times

Russia scrambles fighter jet to accompany US spy plane...

A Russian fighter crew reportedly escorted a US Air Force RC-135 strategic reconnaissance aircraft over the waters of the Pacific Ocean.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:33 

The Strait Times

Duterte's daughter stays top in poll on Philippine president candidates...

She recently said there was no chance she would run next year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:32 

Manila Bulletin

San Fernando City in La Union shifts to GCQ...

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union The city of San Fernando here will be under general community quarantine (GCQ) starting on Saturday (April 24) until May 7. Governor Francisco Emmanuel Ortega III(La Union PIO / MANILA BULLETIN) In Executive Order No. 16 issued...

 2021-04-23 05:31 

Manila Bulletin

Our Lady of Antipolo visits Quiapo Church...

There is no need to go to Antipolo to venerate the image of the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage as the image will be at Quiapo Church in Manila until the end of this month. The image arrived at Quiapo Church on Thursday, April 22 for a visit. Quiapo Chu...

 2021-04-23 05:27 

Manila Bulletin

Gilas to face S. Korea twice as FIBA reveals Clark bubble schedule...

The schedule of Gilas Pilipinas and eight other countries that will see action in the third and final window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers in Clark, Pampanga were released Friday, April 23. Gilas is scheduled to take on rival South Korea on June 16 and ...

 2021-04-23 05:27 

Phnom Penh Post

Preah Sihanouk placed in two-week lockdown...

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kuch Chamroeun has decided to place the country's main coastal tourist attraction in lockdown for two weeks to curb the spread of Covid-19 there, with 81 infections reported on April 22 alone....

 2021-04-23 05:26 

Phnom Penh Post

Agricultural exports rake in $3.4 billion in 2020...

Cambodia exported more than 13 million tonnes of agricultural products last year, reaping in $3.433 billion, according to a new report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries....

 2021-04-23 05:26 

Phnom Penh Post

Katribu bringing inclusivity, sustainability to the Kingdom's chocolate 'guardians'...

Chocolate by H has launched its Katribu "bean-to-bar"; range, with the Phnom Penh-based maker of premium Belgian-style chocolates not only showcasing Cambodian cacao, but also helping support the farmers who produce it....

 2021-04-23 05:26 

Phnom Penh Post

Allowances, alms offered to officers, monks...

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng provided more than $87,000 in allowances to on-duty officers amid the lockdown of Phnom Penh and adjacent Kandal provincial town Takmao....

 2021-04-23 05:25 

Manila Bulletin

Goods from Angel Locsin's community pantry for distribution in the area...

The goods from the community pantry of actress Angel Locsin in Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon city will be distributed to the residents in the area after it was halted due to violation of health protocols. "Baka po ipahatid na lang din po namin kung ano...

 2021-04-23 05:23 

The Strait Times

Singapore inflation continues rebound in March on higher services costs...

This comes after it turned positive in February for the first time in a year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:21 

The Strait Times

Xi's next target in tech crackdown is China's vast reams of data...

The big question now is how he will get the companies to share key data.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Selangor civil servants to get at least RM1k Raya incentive...
 2021-04-23 05:14 

The Strait Times

China's insatiable demand for luxury goods gets own cargo route...

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Alibaba Group Holding's logistics arm is launching direct cargo flights between Singapore and China's Hainan Island, seeking to bolster the supply of luxury goods for voracious Chinese shoppers after the pandemic halted glo...

 2021-04-23 05:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Targeted approach to help economy working, says PM...
 2021-04-23 05:13 

Jakarta Post

Save our sailors...

In terms of submarine fleet, Indonesia, dubbed the worlds largest archipelagic state, lags behind fellow ASEAN member countries....

 2021-04-23 05:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Green gets Australia contract, Wade and Pucovski miss out...

SYDNEY: All-rounder Cameron Green was awarded a Cricket Australia central contract for the first time on Friday but fellow young gun Will ......

 2021-04-23 05:11 

The Strait Times

Indonesia government says it supports renewables despite blocked geothermal project...

JAKARTA - A long-running battle between villagers and developers of a geothermal plant in Java has exposed the trouble some investors face when building green energy projects in Indonesia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 05:11 

Manila Bulletin

Amidst virus spike, InLife continues to offer free COVID-19 insurance for essential workers...

Medical frontliner (Photo from Pexels) As coronavirus infections escalate in the country, Insular Life (InLife) is strongly driving the push to offer free COVID-19 insurance to help essential workers cope with the disease. The free insurance cover is unde...

 2021-04-23 05:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Kohli has big expectations for 'great talent' Padikkal...

Devdutt Padikkal seems to have impressed two of the most important figures in Indian cricket after the opener's whirlwind century powered Royal ......

 2021-04-23 05:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Boss who beat up bodyguards for fasting back in court...
 2021-04-23 05:08 

Malay Mail Online

Muhyiddin: Domestic Trade Ministry should work with other agencies to tackle consumer goods price hike...

PUTRAJAYA, April 23 Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin wants the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) to work together with other relevant agencies in tackling the issue of consumer goods price hike through continuous......

 2021-04-23 05:07 

Jakarta Post

Unlocking Indonesian agriculture’s digital future...

Public and private bodies could invest in farmer education to demonstrate new technology....

 2021-04-23 05:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Japan's 50 richest see collective wealth swell to US$249 billion...
 2021-04-23 05:04 

Philippine Star

Japan faces new virus emergencies, three months before Olympics...

Japan's government is to declare virus states of emergencies in Tokyo and three other regions on Friday, exactly three months before the Olympic opening ceremony, as new infections surge....

 2021-04-23 05:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: A feminist social network wins digital innovation prize...
 2021-04-23 05:03 

Philippine Star

Hawks' Young to miss at least two games with sprained ankle...
 2021-04-23 05:02 

ABS-CBN

Palace: PhilHealth debit-credit reimbursement expands to all high, critical risk areas...

State medical insurer PhilHealth's faster method of reimbursing the claims by hospitals will now be implemented in all high and critical risk areas for COVID-19, Malacaang said on Thursday....

 2021-04-23 05:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Samsung Group's USD11.7 billion tax due by month end...
 2021-04-23 05:01 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah govt announces RM500 Aidilfitri bonus for state civil service...

KOTA KINABALU, April 23 Following the announcement that of Hari Raya bonuses to be paid out to federal civil servants, the state Gabungan Rakyat Sabah government said the state civil service will also be getting a Raya bonus. Sabah chief......

 2021-04-23 05:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

AirAsia extends financial services via airasia money...
 2021-04-23 05:00 

Malay Mail Online

Former Convent Bukit Nanas students want school to be declared a heritage site...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 Just last week, the 122-year-old Convent Bukit Nanas (CBN) here was in danger of losing everything as the lease for the land it was sitting on expires this September and the school was told it would not be renewed. Amid......

 2021-04-23 04:58 

Manila Bulletin

PH nurse and crooner Jojo Sebastian wins in Australia's Miss and Mister Diamond Int'l pageant...

Jojo Sebastian Nursing Unit Manager Orthopedics of the Sydney Metropolitan Hospital, events host and concert performer Jojo Sebastian feels he is on seventh heaven right now after being proclaimed as the male victor in the recently concluded Australia'...

 2021-04-23 04:57 

Malay Mail Online

Thirty five 'girlfriends': Japanese man arrested after using fake birthday dates to swindle gifts...

PETALING JAYA, April 23 A Japanese man was arrested after swindling gifts and cash from 35 women. Takashi Miyagawa, 39, pretended to be in a serious relationship with all of his 35 "girlfriends"; by constantly changing his birthday dates to......

 2021-04-23 04:57 

Philippine Star

Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid pay tribute to community pantry organizers, contributors...

Celebrity couple Regine Velasquez and Ogie Alcasid paid tribute to community pantry organizers and contributors by singing Corrinne May's "Five Loaves and Two Fishes."...

 2021-04-23 04:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Samsung showcases new innovations in LED TVs...
 2021-04-23 04:55 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore PIE fatal accident: Second migrant worker dies from injuries...

SINGAPORE, April 23 — A second migrant worker who was involved in Tuesday's accident on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) has died from his injuries, the Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC) said today. The accident, which happened around 6am that......

 2021-04-23 04:55 

Philippine Star

FDA: 24 naturukan ng COVID-19 vaccine namatay pero 'di pa dahil sa bakuna...

Dalawang dosena na ang namamatay matapos maineksyunan laban sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa Pilipinas — pero wala pa rito ang napatutunayang idinulot dahil mismo sa bakuna....

 2021-04-23 04:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Half of those detained by Kelantan MACC last year were from enforcement agencies...
 2021-04-23 04:54 

Manila Bulletin

Angel Locsin apologizes over community pantry's chaos...

Actress Angel Locsin on Friday said causing chaos and harm was not her intention in opening a community pantry in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City and apologized for it. "Hindi po ito ang gusto ko... Sa mga naabala ko po dito, pasensya na po, hindi...

 2021-04-23 04:53 

ABS-CBN

PH fires 2 fresh diplomatic protests vs China over West Philippine Sea incursions...

According to the statement, the DFA lodged the diplomatic protests on Wednesday due to the "continued deployment, lingering presence, and activities of Chinese vessels" in the country's maritime zones, most especially in the West Philippine Se...

 2021-04-23 04:53 

Manila Bulletin

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 2021-04-23 04:52 

Philippine Star

Lakers' James wants accountability; Trump vents anger at NBA star...

NBA star LeBron James deleted a Twitter post regarding the fatal police shooting of a 16-year-old Black girl in his home state of Ohio, later explaining he seeks greater accountability....

 2021-04-23 04:51 

Philippine Star

Angel Locsin sorry over birthday community pantry that turned into nightmare after an elderly died...

Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin apologized over her community pantry which turned into a nightmare after people flocked to the area and disregarded social distancing, which left a senior citizen dead....

 2021-04-23 04:51 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak moots alternate Covid-19 vaccine registration for those in far-flung areas...

KUCHING, April 23 The state government will propose its own system of registration for the Covid-19 vaccination programme involving those in the interior areas without handphones to Putrajaya, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said......

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