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 2022-12-09 18:25 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Playing with paradise: Defunct Bali golf course another Trump fiasco Nearly a decade ago, the real estate mogul and future US president signed a deal to license his name....
 2022-12-09 18:17 

Jakarta Post

Japanese billionaire Maezawa picks K-pop star TOP, DJ Steve Aoki to join SpaceX moon trip Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa on Friday revealed that K-pop star TOP and DJ Steve Aoki will be....
 2022-12-09 18:16 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ECOP sees PH jobs situation improving in 2023...

An employers' group is seeing better prospects for the country's workers in 2023, pinning their hopes that global headwinds which affected industries, and hence the job market, will abate next year. Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP...

 2022-12-09 18:14 

Jakarta Post

US sues to block Microsoft's blockbuster buyout of gaming giant Activision The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday sued to block Microsoft's US$69 bil....
 2022-12-09 18:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ERC rejects NGCP's plea to defer rate reset...

Consumers will continue to pay the existing rates for electricity transmission after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) denied National Grid Corporation of the Philippines' (NGCP) petition to delay the periodic reassessment of the latter's per...

 2022-12-09 18:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Philex won't cease Padcal operations until 2027...

Pangilinan-led Philex Mining Corp. is extending the life of its Padcal mine in Tuba, Benguet until end-2027, citing studies the site can still yield a considerable amount of mineral resources that can boost earnings. In a disclosure, the country's lar...

 2022-12-09 18:10 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM BDF convenes amid democratic backsliding This year, the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) was held during a turbulent time for democracies globally,....
 2022-12-09 18:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ICTSI shares surge following 'shallow' US recession forecast...

The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) saw a modest rebound from the previous session's selloff while billionaire Enrique Razon Jr.'s International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) rallied despite global recession concerns. By the clos...

 2022-12-09 18:08 

Jakarta Post

Thousands of police officers to guard Jokowi son's wedding The Central Java Police will deploy 2,188 personnel to maintain security at the wedding reception of....
 2022-12-09 18:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Croatia oust favourites Brazil 4-2 on penalties to reach semi-final...
 2022-12-09 18:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia Boxing Council instituted officially - ANTARA News...

Boxing organizations in Indonesia have continued to grow with another one, the Indonesia Boxing Council (DTI), which was initiated by a number of Indonesian ......

 2022-12-09 17:55 

Jakarta Post

'Proud' Surinamese back Dutch World Cup stars On a pitch beneath the Amsterdam tower blocks where they grew up, two young friends of Surinamese or....
 2022-12-09 17:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Croatia beat Brazil on penalties to reach World Cup semis...

DOHA: Croatia beat Brazil 4-2 on penalties on Friday (Dec 9) to set up a World Cup semi-final against Argentina or the Netherlands. The match finished 1-1 after extra time, with Bruno Petkovic cancelling out Neymar's brilliant solo opener....

 2022-12-09 17:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Neymar draws level with Pele as Brazil's top goalscorer...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar : Neymar scored in extra time as Brazil were winning 1-0 against Croatia in their World Cup quarter-final on Friday to reach 77 goals and draw level with Pele as the team's top scorer, a record held by the Brazilian great for 51 years...

 2022-12-09 17:35 

Jakarta Post

EU palm oil use and imports seen plummeting by 2032 In its 2022-2032 Agricultural Outlook, the Commission projected palm oil would account for 9 percent....
 2022-12-09 17:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive-Biden administration drafting executive order to simplify space rules -sources...

WASHINGTON : U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is drafting an executive order intended to streamline approval for private rocket launches amid a broader effort to bring legal and regulatory clarity for American companies on everything from spa...

 2022-12-09 17:30 

Manila Standard

PBBM out as MWF chairman...

DOF chief to take post instead to keep wealth fund mgt. non-politicized Lawmakers on Friday said they would remove the President as chairman of the board of the Maharlika Wealth Fund (MWF) as the proposed sovereign wealth fund continued to draw criticism ...

 2022-12-09 17:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Strengthen health protocols to prevent BN.1 transmission: PAEI - ANTARA News...

Head of the professional development division of the Indonesian Epidemiologists Association (PAEI) Masdalina Pane on Friday urged people to ......

 2022-12-09 17:24 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Sawahlunto mine explosion: SAR team retrieves body of 10th victim - ANTARA News...

A joint Search and Rescue (SAR) team retrieved the body of the 10th miner who died in a coal mine explosion in Sawahlunto city, West Sumatra, on ......

 2022-12-09 17:20 

Manila Standard

PH boosts air defense with two modern choppers...

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday assured the Philippine Air Force (PAF) that he would fully support its vision to become world-class as he led the ceremonial blessing of two new T-129 ATAK helicopters in Malacaang. The President expressed hope tha...

 2022-12-09 17:13 

The Strait Times

Britain's King Charles meets Wrexham football club's Hollywood owners...

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney took control of the lowly Welsh club in 2021. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-12-09 17:13 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Need for joint monitoring of energy transition financing - ANTARA News...

The G20 Summit this year resulted in the 52-point Bali Leaders' Declaration reflecting the stance of the G20 leaders, with point number 12 stressing their ......

 2022-12-09 17:11 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Digital economy push part of efforts to support growth: Minister - ANTARA News...

Accelerating digital-based economic transformation is one of the government's efforts to support national economic growth, Coordinating Minister for ......

 2022-12-09 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Putin says loss of trust in West will make future Ukraine talks harder...

LONDON: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday (Dec 9) that Russia's near-total loss of trust in the West would make an eventual settlement over Ukraine much harder to reach, although contacts between Russian and US intelligence services were at leas...

 2022-12-09 17:10 

Manila Standard

Big-time oil price rollback up next week...

Consumers can expect a big-time rollback of as much as P4 per liter by next week, an official from the Department of Energy said Friday. Rodela Romero, Department of Energy director for the Oil Industry Management Bureau, said that based on the four-day t...

 2022-12-09 17:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Ukraine's Nobel laureate wants Putin brought to justice...

OSLO: The co-winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Ukraine's Oleksandra Matviichuk, called on Friday (Dec 9) for Russian President Vladimir Putin to be brought before an international tribunal. Speaking to reporters in Oslo on the eve of the No...

 2022-12-09 17:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Analysis:Turbulence still haunts LME nickel, months on from trade debacle...

LONDON : With memories still fresh of the nickel market meltdown in March, the industry didn't need a reminder about just how dysfunctional the London Metal Exchange's (LME) nickel contract has become; but last month it got one anyway.Months after...

 2022-12-09 17:03 

Jakarta Post

US Congress passes bill to protect same-sex marriage The vote in the House of Representatives saw 39 Republicans join a united Democratic majority in a r....
 2022-12-09 17:01 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Middle powers must assert more influence, forum hears Panelists at an Asia-Pacific security cooperation forum have urged middle powers like Indonesia in A....
 2022-12-09 17:00 

Manila Standard

Meralco rate hike set, but lower than ERC estimate...

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on Friday confirmed higher power rates in December and January, but not as high as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) estimated a day earlier. Customers of Meralco can expect higher power rates after the company finishes ...

 2022-12-09 17:00 

Jakarta Post

Twenties: 20 recommendations for museum dates in Indonesia Here are 20 local museums and art galleries in Indonesia to go on museum dates....
 2022-12-09 17:00 

Jakarta Post

Backstreet Boy Nick Carter sued over alleged 2001 rape of teen A woman with cerebral palsy who claims she was raped as a teenager by Backstreet Boys star Nick Cart....
 2022-12-09 16:58 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil and Croatia locked at 0-0 after 90 minutes...

AL RAYYAN, Qatar : Brazil and Croatia's World Cup quarter-final went into extra time on Friday, with the two sides locked at 0-0 after 90 minutes.Through a tense opening half there was nothing to separate the Brazilians and their 2018 runners-up oppon...

 2022-12-09 16:57 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Cianjur rebuilds after devastating quake, but experts urge caution With post-earthquake reconstruction in full swing, experts called on authorities to make Cianjur an ....
 2022-12-09 16:55 

ABS-CBN

Airport authorities seize P17-M worth of shabu in Pasay...

According to NAIA-IADITG, the yielded suspected illegal drugs weighed around 2,504 grams....

 2022-12-09 16:50 

Manila Standard

Mr. Marcos to hold 10 bilateral talks during ASEAN-EU summit...

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will hold bilateral talks with at least 10 heads of government from the European Union starting Monday to bolster Philippine ties with the Western world, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday. DFA Assistant Secretary...

 2022-12-09 16:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Elton John quits Twitter...

British musician Elton John quit Twitter on Friday, the latest high-profile celebrity to leave the social media platform following its acquisition by billionaire Elon Musk. John, who is currently on his last-ever global tour, blamed Twitter's recent p...

 2022-12-09 16:40 

The Strait Times

Kremlin critic Yashin jailed over remarks on Russia's war in Ukraine...

He had described as a "massacre" the alleged murder of civilians in Bucha, a town near Ukraine's capital Kyiv. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-12-09 16:40 

Manila Standard

Angelo Jimenez named as 22nd president of UP...

The University of the Philippines Board of Regents has named former faculty regent Angelo Jimenez as the 22nd president of the country's 114-year-old premier state university. "Angelo Jimenez is the 22nd President of the University of the Philippi...

 2022-12-09 16:31 

The Strait Times

EU warns antibody drugs poor against new Covid-19 strains...

Antibody treatments include AstraZeneca's Evusheld, Roche's Ronapreve, and GSK and Vir's Xevudy. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-12-09 16:30 

Manila Standard

'Defer SSS, PhilHealth hikes in '23'...

Employers want the government to postpone the anticipated increase in contributions to the Social Security System (SSS) and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in 2023, saying businesses are just recovering from the effects of the pandemi...

 2022-12-09 16:28 

ABS-CBN

Visayas areas bracing for floods amid tropical cyclone threat...

Areas in the Visayas region are preparing for possible floods as a low-pressure area is expected to intensify into a tropical cyclone this weekend....

 2022-12-09 16:25 

Philippine Star

PAGASA: LPA may become tropical cyclone by Saturday...
 2022-12-09 16:25 

Philippine Star

DOH to ask for COVID-19 state of calamity extension if CDC law fails to pass this year...
 2022-12-09 16:25 

Philippine Star

Marcos to discuss post-pandemic recovery at EU summit...
 2022-12-09 16:23 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Ceremonial funeral for NSF who died from Henderson Road blaze; first firefighter to perish during an operation: SCDF...

SINGAPORE — The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will be holding a ceremonial funeral to honour Edward H Go, the full-time national serviceman (NSF) who died from the blaze at Henderson Road on Thursday (Dec 8) — the first firefighter in S...

 2022-12-09 16:23 

ABS-CBN

Who is UP's new President?...

A lawyer and former student leader is elected as the 22nd President of the University of the Philippines....

 2022-12-09 16:20 

Manila Standard

DOH wants data before declaring HFMD outbreak...

The declaration of a hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak should be backed by scientific data, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. This developed as more than 132,000 persons received their first booster against COVID-19 during the 3-day &...

 2022-12-09 16:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Two French players handed life bans for match-fixing...

French players Mick Lescure and Jules Okala have been given life bans from tennis after investigations into multiple incidents of match-fixing since 2014, the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) said on Friday.The 29-year-old Lescure, who peaked ...

 2022-12-09 16:19 

ABS-CBN

Critics slam controversial housing proposal to create 'Maharlika fund'...

The economic team of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr rallies behind a housing proposal to create the country's first-ever sovereign wealth fund....

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