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 2021-09-19 09:48 

Philippine Star

Former Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman, 68...
 2021-09-19 09:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Royals, underdogs, friends and Baby Yoda - it's time for the Emmys...

LOS ANGELES : Lavish royal series...

 2021-09-19 09:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Former England striker Greaves dies aged 81...

LONDON: Former England striker Jimmy Greaves has died at the age of 81, Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur said on Sunday (Sep 19).Greaves, who suffered a stroke six years ago, started his career with Chelsea and scored a then club record 124 league go...

 2021-09-19 09:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Triathlon: World sprint and relay championships in Bermuda cancelled due to COVID-19...

This year's World Triathlon sprint and relay Championships have been called off due to a surge in COVID-19 infections in Bermuda, organisers said on Sunday (Sep 19).The event was scheduled for Oct 15-17 in Bermuda, where COVID-19 cases are at their pe...

 2021-09-19 09:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong opposition trade union group to disband...

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong opposition trade union coalition, the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), said on Sunday (Sep 19) it would disband, adding to several civil society organisations that have ceased operating in the financial hub this year...

 2021-09-19 09:13 

ABS-CBN

Pacquiao launches bid to be President in 2022...

Sen. Manny Pacquiao accepted his nomination for the presidency during his PDP-Laban faction's national assembly in Quezon City....

 2021-09-19 09:13 

The Strait Times

Football: Lionesses raring to go against Indonesia at AFC Asian Cup qualifiers...

SINGAPORE - It has been two years since the Lionesses have stepped onto a pitch for an international game and the national women's football team are itching for a return to action at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup qualifi...

 2021-09-19 09:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Help for stricken football legend Zulkifli Norbit...
 2021-09-19 09:10 

Malay Mail Online

Perak MB: Viral message of Orang Asli Covid-19 patients in Gopeng fleeing into jungle not true...

IPOH, Sept 19 — The viral message claiming that 250 Orang Asli Covid-19 patients in Gopeng have fled into the jungle is false, said Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad. He said this was confirmed after bringing up the matter, which has gone......

 2021-09-19 09:04 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 delays work to rebuild collapsed viaduct in Changi, now due to open in Q2 2022...

SINGAPORE - A long-delayed road project in Changi will be further delayed, another in a list of infrastructural projects derailed by the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Crackdown on syndicates selling fake Covid-19 vaccination certificates...
 2021-09-19 09:03 

Manila Bulletin

Greg Slaughter plays hero as NorthPort escapes Magnolia in OT...

Photo from PBA Greg Slaughter blocked Gabe Norwood's game-tying three in the final seconds to secure NorthPort's 91-88 overtime victory over Rain or Shine on Saturday, Sept. 19 in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Don Honorio Ventura State University ...

 2021-09-19 09:03 

Manila Bulletin

PDP-Laban faction endorses Manny Pacquiao as presidential bet for May 2022 polls...

The Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban (PDP-Laban) led by Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Sunday, Sept. 18 officially endorsed the presidential bid of Philippine boxing icon and Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao for the May 20...

 2021-09-19 09:00 

The Strait Times

Sembcorp Marine moves ahead with expanded shareholder base after rights issue...

Some long-time observers of the company attribute the strong reception to a...

 2021-09-19 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Boxer Manny Pacquiao accepts nomination as presidential candidate in Philippines 2022 election...

MANILA: Boxing star Manny Pacquiao on Sunday (Sep 19) accepted his nomination as presidential candidate in the Philippines' 2022 election. A faction of the country's ruling political party had earlier on Sunday nominated Pacquiao as the party'...

 2021-09-19 08:59 

Manila Bulletin

Gretchen Barretto shows off skills in catching chicken...

Gretchen Barretto Actress-socialite Gretchen Barretto maintained her gracefulness as she showed off her skills in catching a chicken. This could be seen in the video she recently uploaded on Instagram. Gretchen even used the hashtag "#pitmasters"; ...

 2021-09-19 08:59 

ABS-CBN

San Carlos Bishop Gerardo Alminaza tests positive for COVID-19 anew...

Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of the Diocese of San Carlos in Negros Occidental has tested positive for COVID-19 again....

 2021-09-19 08:58 

Malay Mail Online

Miti: Malaysia looking forward to welcoming China in CPTPP as early as next year...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — As one of the pioneer members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Malaysia is looking forward to welcoming economic powerhouse China into the fold, anticipated to be as......

 2021-09-19 08:54 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Pimentel PDP-Laban faction declares Pacquiao as presidential bet for 2022...

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao is the presidential candidate for the 2022 national elections of the PDP-Laban wing which is led by him and Senator Koko Pimentel. Pacquiao was declared as the presidential candidate of PDP-Laban during t...

 2021-09-19 08:54 

The Strait Times

Rugby: Winning Tests more important than being No. 1, says All Blacks coach...

BRISBANE (AFP) - All Blacks coach Ian Foster insists winning Test matches is all that matters, downplaying their return to the top of the world rankings as...

 2021-09-19 08:53 

Malay Mail Online

Under-fire Australian minister resigns over anonymous donation...

SYDNEY, Sept 19 — An under-fire Australian minister who accepted an anonymous donation to sue public broadcaster ABC after it published rape allegations against him has resigned, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced today. The accusation that......

 2021-09-19 08:52 

The Strait Times

Singer-actress IU spearheads donation worth about $1m for anniversary...

She personally contributed about half of the donation of items such as food and clothing. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:51 

Malay Mail Online

Boxer Manny Pacquiao nominated as presidential candidate for Philippines 2022 election...

MANILA, Sept 19 — A faction of the Philippines' ruling political party today nominated boxing star Manny Pacquiao as the party's presidential candidate for the 2022 election, his close ally Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III said.....

 2021-09-19 08:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

70 per cent of Social Welfare nurseries staff vaccinated...
 2021-09-19 08:48 

Malay Mail Online

Examination Board: 8,077 candidates in Malaysia to resit SPM from Sept 21...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 — The Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia Ulangan (SPMU) 2021 will be conducted from Sept 21 to 23 with 8,077 candidates registered to sit for the examination. The Examination Board (LP) in a statement today said 1,568 examination......

 2021-09-19 08:48 

The Strait Times

Football: Pele continues recovery, undergoes physiotherapy in hospital...

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Football legend Pele continues to recover from colon surgery, with his family posting a video of the 80-year-old Brazilian smiling while undergoing physiotherapy in his Sao Paulo hospital room.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:47 

The Strait Times

Britain's Boris Johnson has a chance to build on submarine coup with Biden talks...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will land in the United States this week on his first trip outside of Europe since the start of the pandemic with his most critical relationship - that with US President Joe Biden - at a delicate j...

 2021-09-19 08:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Resort GM applies 'Keluarga Malaysia' concept in caring for employees...
 2021-09-19 08:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Hospital wards 'under pressure', younger vaccinated COVID-19 patients encouraged to recover at home: Ong Ye Kung...

SINGAPORE: Accident and emergency (A&E) departments and general wards in Singapore's hospitals are coming...

 2021-09-19 08:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

8,077 candidates to re-sit SPM papers from Sept 21...
 2021-09-19 08:44 

Channel NewsAsia

UK will be 'hard-headed' in defending interests, foreign minister says of security deal...

LONDON: Britain's new security pact with Australia and the United States shows its readiness to be...

 2021-09-19 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

LPA, ITCZ may continue to bring rain showers over parts of Luzon, W. Visayas — PAGASA...

(PIXABAY) Scattered rain showers due to the combined effects of the low pressure area (LPA) and intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) may prevail over parts of Luzon and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administra...

 2021-09-19 08:43 

The Strait Times

US nears deal for 500 million Pfizer doses to give abroad...

A deal is expected to be announced in the coming days, ahead of an international Covid-19 summit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:43 

Philippine Star

Cebu Pacific gifts Philippine para athletes free flights...
 2021-09-19 08:41 

The Strait Times

Under-fire Australian minister resigns over anonymous donation...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the minister had resigned to avoid any real or perceived conflict of interest over the unknown donor.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:40 

The Strait Times

Golf: McNealy rallies late to grab share of the lead in Napa...

SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Jim Knous fired a seven-under 65 on Saturday to vault up the leaderboard and into a first-place tie with Maverick McNealy after 56 holes of the Fortinet Championship in Napa, California.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:40 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong opposition trade union group to disband...

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong opposition trade union coalition, the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, said on Sunday it would disband, adding to several civil society organisations that have ceased operating in the financial hub this year....

 2021-09-19 08:39 

Malay Mail Online

New Covid-19 cases drop to below 15,000-mark in Malaysia after almost two months to 14,954...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Malaysia recorded 14,954 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, dipping below the 15,000-case mark since July 26. Malaysia last recorded 14,516 cases on July 26. The new cases were 594 fewer than yesterday's......

 2021-09-19 08:38 

The Strait Times

Ayer Rajah Food Centre closed until Wednesday after Covid-19 cases detected...

SINGAPORE - Ayer Rajah Food Centre in West Coast will be closed until Wednesday (Sept 22) after some stallholders and cleaners there tested positive for Covid-19 during their regular testing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:38 

Manila Bulletin

Tabuena takes solo lead in Idaho...

Miguel Tabuena Former Philippine Open champion Miguel Tabuena produced a remarkable performance as he fired nine birdies on his way to a nine-under par 63 effort in the second round of the Idaho Open Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the Quail Hollow Golf Cl...

 2021-09-19 08:34 

ABS-CBN

Pagkalat ng COVID-19 bumabagal: OCTA...

Iginiit ng OCTA Research Group na bumabagal na ang pagkalat ng COVID-19 sa bansa....

 2021-09-19 08:32 

The Strait Times

Golf: Overnight rain washes out play at LPGA Portland Classic...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - World No. 2 Ko Jin-young will have to wait to try to build on her lead at the LPGA Portland Classic, where an overnight downpour forced play to be cancelled on Saturday (Sept 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ministry wants community Internet centres to focus on digital economy...
 2021-09-19 08:31 

Malay Mail Online

Khairy: MOH to discuss with JPA on penalties for civil servants refusing Covid-19 vaccination...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) will discuss penalties for government staff refusing to get vaccinated against Covid-19, Health Ministry Khairy Jamaluddin said today. During the Kedah Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF)......

 2021-09-19 08:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after polls...

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin's party was set on Sunday (Sep 19) to retain a majority in parliament on the last day of three-day elections in which most Kremlin critics were barred from running.The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented...

 2021-09-19 08:28 

The Strait Times

McDonald's to continue running Ridout Tea Garden outlet in Queensway after winning tender...

It previously said it would cease operations there in December upon the expiry of its tenancy agreement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

14,954 new Covid-19 cases today...
 2021-09-19 08:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Over 1,600 Orang Asli in Gua Musang vaccinated...
 2021-09-19 08:26 

The Strait Times

Cambridge law grad, former IMH peer support specialist in new batch of Duke-NUS medical students...

SINGAPORE - One is a fresh law graduate from the University of Cambridge, while the other is a creative media professional turned peer support specialist at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 08:26 

Philippine Star

Virus lockdown end in sight for Australia's second-largest city...

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