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 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 05:07 

Jakarta Post

Unlocking Indonesian agriculture’s digital future...

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

 2021-04-23 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 04:54 

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 

Manila Bulletin

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 2021-04-23 04:50 

Manila Bulletin

Oscar-winning and nominated movies available on Sky...

SKY subscribers can watch three of this year's Oscar Best Picture nominees via Netflix and see why "Mank," "The Trial of Chicago 7," and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" are considered among the finest US films in 2020. The biogr...

 2021-04-23 04:47 

Manila Bulletin

Louis Vuitton unveils new House Ambassadors: BTS...

BTS in Louis Vuitton outfits (Instagram) Luxury brand Louis Vuitton has revealed that K-pop superstars BTS are its new House Ambassadors. "BTS for Louis Vuitton. Joining as new House Ambassadors, the world renowned Pop Icons [BTS] @bts.bighitofficial ...

 2021-04-23 04:45 

Manila Bulletin

A collaboration to combat financial crimes...

Amid the boom of cashless payments in the Philippines, leading digital financial services firm PayMaya has signed an Information-Sharing Protocol (ISP) agreement with the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) to help the government in its efforts to preven...

 2021-04-23 04:43 

Manila Bulletin

'Tagoyaman Fernando' flies back into the forest on Earth Day...

DAVAO CITY After six months of rehabilitation, a rescued Philippine Eagle named Tagoyaman Fernando was released back into the forest in Bukidnon province on Thursday, April 22. FREE AGAIN. Tagoyaman Fernando, the Philippine Eagle rescued in San Fernando, ...

 2021-04-23 04:42 

Manila Bulletin

PH gets 'vote of confidence' from R&I...

The Duterte administration's economic managers said the decision by the Rating and Investment Information Inc. (R&I) keeping the Philippines' investment grade status was a vote of confidence on the economy's COVID-19 recovery and growth prospe...

 2021-04-23 04:37 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Olivarez welcomes use of antigen tests...

Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez said on Friday (April 23) that local government units (LGUs) were allowed to use antigen tests for quick detection and tracing of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases. Paraaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez (FACEBOOK/MANILA...

 2021-04-23 04:33 

Manila Bulletin

QC Task Force Disiplina to apprehend individuals violating curfew hours at Community Pantries...

The Quezon City Task Force Disiplina will apprehend people lining up at community pantries during curfew hours starting Saturday, April 24. According to QC Task Force Disiplina head Rannie Ludovica, they already informed the organizers of the community pa...

 2021-04-23 04:30 

Manila Bulletin

Manila RTC denies activist'splea to nullify search warrant...

The Manila regional trial court (RTC) has denied the plea to nullify the search warrant it issued against one of the seven activists who were arrested during the celebration of the International Human Rights Day last Dec. 10. Denied was the motion filed b...

 2021-04-23 04:29 

The Strait Times

Longer waiting time for homes; increased costs as a result of tighter Covid-19 curbs on migrant workers: Contractors Association...

Projects have been knocked back by between nine and 12 months due to a labour crunch.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 04:27 

Manila Bulletin

FDA: Most of 24 fatalities reported after COVID-19 vaccination 'coincidental'...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday, April 23, reported that 24 deaths have been recorded following vaccination in the country. But the country's food and drug regulatory agency noted that most of the fatalities were classified as "co...

 2021-04-23 04:24 

Manila Bulletin

Angel Locsin apologizes for chaos at community pantry...

Actress Angel Locsin immediately issued an apology minutes after the tragedy that occurred at a community pantry she organized in celebration of her 36th birthday recently. "Pasensya na po. Hindi po ito ang intensyon ko. Gusto ko lang po makatulong sa...

 2021-04-23 04:23 

Philippine Star

Five Philippine universities enter THE Impact Rankings...

The Ateneo de Manila University emerged as the top higher education institution in the Philippines in terms of actions taken toward the SDGs....

 2021-04-23 04:23 

Philippine Star

PhilHealth told: Don't delay reimbursing hospitals...
 2021-04-23 04:22 

Manila Bulletin

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 2021-04-23 04:16 

The Strait Times

More than 4 years' jail for woman in scam to try to obtain over $1 million in loan...

She pleaded guilty last month to nine charges for offences including cheating and forgery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 04:15 

Cebu Daily News

City Hall employee, cousin nabbed for illegal drugs...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man working at the city hall here was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Police Major Joey Bicoy, the chief of City Intelligence Unit of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office, identi...

 2021-04-23 04:15 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't mulls 'economic sabotage' raps versus erring power firms...

The power generation companies (GenCos) that are experiencing prolonged outages on their generation facilities could face anti-competitive behavior and economic sabotage raps because they have been violating government-enforced laws and policies, accordin...

 2021-04-23 04:11 

The Strait Times

Golf: Jessica Korda stretches lead to three strokes at LPGA LA Open...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Jessica Korda fired six birdies in a six-under 65 on Thursday (April 22) to push her lead at the LPGA Los Angeles Open to three strokes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 04:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pulau Sembilan set to reopen...
 2021-04-23 04:10 

Bangkok Post

Insurgent killed, two arrested in clash with rangers in Narathiwat...

NARATHIWAT: One man was shot dead and two others arrested during an armed clash with rangers following an attack on a defence volunteer outpost in Yi-ngo district overnight....

 2021-04-23 04:10 

Manila Bulletin

ShopeePay now accepts debit cards for convenient top ups...

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, makes it easier for users to top up their ShopeePay mobile wallets with the all-new debit card integration feature. The digital economy in the Philippines has seen a solid annual growth...

 2021-04-23 04:08 

The Strait Times

S. Korea widens public access to Covid-19 self-test kits amid surge...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea granted conditional approval on Friday (April 23) that will allow the public to use two coronavirus self-test kits for the first time, as a surge in infections has rekindled calls to step up testing.. Read more at straitstime...

 2021-04-23 04:07 

The Strait Times

New York City sues Exxon, Shell, BP over ads saying products are 'cleaner'...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - New York City sued three major oil companies for allegedly running deceptive ads claiming their products are...

 2021-04-23 04:06 

The Strait Times

Wild horses flourish in Chernobyl 35 years after explosion...

CHERNOBYL, UKRAINE (AFP) - Down an overgrown country road, three startled wild horses with rugged coats and rigid manes dart into the flourishing overgrowth of their unlikely nature reserve: the Chernobyl exclusion zone.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 04:06 

Manila Bulletin

Tatay Gimmy makes life better one cup of taho at a time...

Tatay Gimmy gives away free taho Giving, whether in the wake of a disaster or on any ordinary day, makes a world of difference. As lawyer, writer, and orator Robert Ingersoll once said, "We rise by lifting others." Individuals, non-profit organiza...

 2021-04-23 04:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Fattah Amin wins Best Actor award at WFC Singapore...
 2021-04-23 04:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Unemployed man claims trial to hitting food delivery rider...
 2021-04-23 04:05 

Channel NewsAsia

PIE lorry accident: Second worker dies in hospital...

SINGAPORE: A second worker involved in a traffic accident involving a lorry along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) earlier this week has died, the ......

 2021-04-23 04:05 

Manila Bulletin

'The Way of the Househusband' is an anime you should be watching...

What happens when a yakuza boss retires? Watch this anime to find out. Still on the quest to find your next series to binge? Worry not, as there are a ton of titles you might've not been noticing but are worth that screen time. One of these is a recen...

 2021-04-23 04:00 

Tech in Asia

The Wild West of secondary markets in Southeast Asia...

Watch Golden Gate Ventures partner Michael Lints and Fundnel CFO Khai Lin Sng break down everything you need to know about secondary markets....

 2021-04-23 04:00 

The Strait Times

Malaysia's Petronas raises US$3b from bond offering...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's national oil company Petroliam Nasional Berhad, or Petronas, said on Friday it had raised US$3 billion from a bond offering to refinance debt and for other corporate purposes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 04:00 

Tech in Asia

Indonesia's ecommerce logistics giants brace for a price war...

As these companies raise funds in the hundreds of millions of dollars and secure valuations worth a billion or more, a price war may be imminent....

 2021-04-23 04:00 

Tech in Asia

The future of work brings new security risks to tackle...

Enterprise security is evolving....

 2021-04-23 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Less waste generated in Singapore in 2020, recycling rates drop due to impact of COVID-19...

SINGAPORE: Overall waste generation in Singapore declined in 2020 for the fourth consecutive year, with less waste being sent to the Semakau ......

 2021-04-23 04:00 

Manila Bulletin

What fruits and vegetables to eat to meet the five-a-day health requirement...

There has been a long-standing nutritional guideline that says consuming five servings of a variety of fruits and vegetables daily can help people live longer. People who consumed five servings, composed of two fruits and three vegetables, daily had a 12 ...

 2021-04-23 03:59 

Manila Bulletin

There's gold in Jala-jala...

We've been in prison for over a year now. And any chance I get to go out, as long as it's safe, I go for it. When we did the show for "Footprints" and had to travel to the north of Luzon, it reminded me of what life was like before this pa...

 2021-04-23 03:57 

Malay Mail Online

FBM KLCI slightly lower at mid-morning after choppy trade...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Bursa Malaysia seesawed between meagre gains and losses at mid-morning trading amid continued Covid-19 jitters and a slump on Wall Street overnight. At 11.15am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia......

 2021-04-23 03:57 

ABS-CBN

Condom, pills, kasama sa ipinamimigay sa community pantry sa Davao City...

Kakaiba ang community pantry sa Purok 9, Barangay 76-A sa Davao City dahil bukod sa mga pagkain, nagpapamigay din sila ng libreng contraceptives tulad ng condoms at pills, at sinamahan pa maging ng lubricant....

 2021-04-23 03:56 

Manila Bulletin

BuCor unmoved on road closurewithin NBP in Muntinlupa City...

O n ly one public university from the Philippines Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) is ranked among the world's best universities in this year's Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings . **media[1983]** T he Commission on Higher Education ...

 2021-04-23 03:55 

Malay Mail Online

Another 'legendary' Kancil surfaces with broken doors and flat tyres, this time spotted in Kepong (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 Another infamous "legendary" Perodua Kancil has been spotted. This time, the car had broken doors and flat tyres and was seen in Kepong. It has duly made its way to social media via video clips. On Thursday, Kepong MP......

 2021-04-23 03:55 

Malay Mail Online

MIDF Research maintains 'buy' call on Top Glove...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — MIDF Research has maintained its "buy" call on Top Glove Corporation Bhd with an unchanged target price (TP) of RM8.29. In a note today, it said the call was backed by Top Glove's attractive......

 2021-04-23 03:54 

ABS-CBN

Duque vaccinated against COVID-19 at DOH...

MANILA — Almost two months after the start of the vaccine rollout in the Philippines, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III was finally vaccinated against COVID-19 alongside health workers at the Department of Health gymnasium on Friday....

 2021-04-23 03:53 

The Strait Times

US climate summit: What's the global economic response to climate change?...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - World leaders participating in the virtual Earth Day summit are unanimous: fighting climate change will be good for economic growth worldwide.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-23 03:51 

Phnom Penh Post

Private clinics, hospitals get nod to use Covid-19 rapid testing devices...

Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng issued a decision allowing licensed private health services to use rapid Covid-19 testing devices, known as the Rapid Antigen Test for Covid-19, to test samples across the entire country....

 2021-04-23 03:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kuih seller charged with murdering police constable...

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