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 2021-09-19 10:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Protesters call to 'kick out' Thai PM on coup anniversary...

BANGKOK: Hundreds of protesters drove through Bangkok's streets on Sunday (Sep 19) to mark the 15th anniversary of a military coup that ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.The billionaire ex-prime minister - now living in self-exile - has ...

 2021-09-19 10:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MoU weakens check and balance role, says Warisan Chief...
 2021-09-19 10:12 

Channel NewsAsia

In a major shift, Canada election heralds more government spending...

OTTAWA: Canada spent hundreds of billions of dollars to aid workers and keep businesses afloat during the pandemic, causing its national debt to soar. But the usually frugal Canadians don't seem to mind.Monday's (Sep 20) snap election is expected ...

 2021-09-19 10:11 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Industry Ministry proposes WRS to spur local tobacco absorption - ANTARA News...

The Industry Ministry has proposed the imposition of warehouse receipt system (WRS) to spur local tobacco absorption in the tobacco industry.The system is ......

 2021-09-19 10:10 

Channel NewsAsia

UAE central bank sees COVID-19 increasing money-laundering risks...

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates central bank sees increased risks of illicit financial flows emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, including money-laundering and terrorism financing, it said in a report published on Sunday (Sep 19).The use of unlicensed mo...

 2021-09-19 10:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Applicants who fail to get place in public universities can appeal...
 2021-09-19 10:08 

ABS-CBN

DILG exec pabor sa paglalagay ng 'marking' sa bahay ng mga may COVID-19...

Pabor ang isang opisyal ng Department of the Interior and Local Government sa paglalagay ng house marking sa bahay ng mga pamilyang nagpo-positibo sa COVID-19....

 2021-09-19 10:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after polls...
 2021-09-19 10:06 

Bangkok Post

Huge drug hauls in Songkhla, 2 arrested...

SONGKHLA: Police seized a total of 882,000 methamphetamine pills and 5.6 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in two separate actions in Hat Yai and Bang Klam districts last week, Provincial Police Region 9 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Ronnasin Pusara said a...

 2021-09-19 10:05 

Malay Mail Online

Bomba D-G: 90pc of firemen nationwide fully vaccinated against Covid-19...

KOTA BARU, Sept 19 — Ninety per cent out of the total 14,500 fire personnel nationwide have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, said Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid. He said the remaining 10......

 2021-09-19 10:04 

The Strait Times

Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends Covid-19 pass...

ROME (AFP) - Bookings for coronavirus vaccines in Italy spiked this week after the government said all employees must show proof of a jab, negative test or recent recovery from Covid-19, authorities said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 10:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Slaughter, NorthPort bounce back with OT win over Rain or Shine...

MANILA, Philippines---Greg Slaughter put together commendable efforts on both ends to will NorthPort past Rain or Shine in overtime, 91-88, Sunday and bounce back from a gut-wrenching loss to Magnolia just two nights ago.Left out in the final play in the ...

 2021-09-19 10:03 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Pertamina wins four awards in ISDA 2021 - ANTARA News...

State-run oil company PT Pertamina (Persero) won four awards in the Indonesia Sustainable Development Goals Award (ISDA) 2021.The four awards are The Top ......

 2021-09-19 10:00 

The Strait Times

Cricket: NZ players reach Dubai after 'credible threat' derailed Pakistan tour...

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - New Zealand was warned of a...

 2021-09-19 10:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Former England great Jimmy Greaves dies aged 81...
 2021-09-19 10:00 

Manila Bulletin

Iwa Moto proud of Sen. Panfilo Lacson...

Iwa Moto Actress Iwa Moto said she is proud of Senator Panfilo Lacson Sr. as she shared a video of the presidential candidate on Instagram. "So proud of this man! @iampinglacson. Courage, integrity, and loyalty. #WeNeedALeader2022," Iwa wrote. Lac...

 2021-09-19 09:56 

The Strait Times

Singers Wang Leehom, Vivian Hsu apologise for Covid-19 gathering...

Wang is required by law to monitor his health for another seven days after the end of quarantine. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

500,000 cases of Covid-19 digital vaccination certs failure resolved...
 2021-09-19 09:53 

The Strait Times

Athletics: Bromell sets world-leading time in 100m after Tokyo disappointment...

NAIROBI (REUTERS) - Trayvon Bromell banished his Olympic disappointment and beat his own world-leading time in the 100 metres on Saturday (Sept 18), winning the Kip Keino Classic in 9.76 seconds in Nairobi.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:52 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ariel Vanguardia replaces Nash Racela as Blackwater coach...

MANILA, Philippines---Blackwater has appointed its alternate governor and veteran mentor Ariel Vanguardia as the club's interim coach, replacing Nash Racela.The development comes on the heels of the Bossing's winless campaign this tournament. The ...

 2021-09-19 09:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Non-health related vaccine refusal among civil servants to be discussed...
 2021-09-19 09:49 

Malay Mail Online

Khairy targets early Oct roll-out of Covid-19 booster shots for frontliners, vulnerable groups...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin announced today that he has set early October as the target for the administration Covid-19 vaccine booster shot for high-risk groups. During the Kedah Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force......

 2021-09-19 09:48 

The Strait Times

Taiwan threatens to take China to WTO in new spat over fruit...

Relations between Taipei and Beijing are at their lowest in decades.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:48 

Philippine Star

Former Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman, 68...
 2021-09-19 09:46 

The Strait Times

Football: Former England player Jimmy Greaves dies aged 81...

LONDON (AFP) - The former England striker Jimmy Greaves has died aged 81, his former club Tottenham Hotspur announced on Sunday (Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:44 

Malay Mail Online

Higher Education Dept director: Applicants who failed to get a place in public universities may send in appeal...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Applicants who failed to get a place in Public Universities (UA) may submit an appeal, 11 days after the announcement to check the results of admissions to UAs for the 2021/2022 session on Wednesday (September 15). The......

 2021-09-19 09:40 

Malay Mail Online

Blast targets Taliban truck in eastern Afghan city...

KABUL, Sept 19 — A pickup truck carrying Taliban fighters was the target of a bomb in the Afghan city of Jalalabad today, local media reported, a day after at least two people were killed in a series of blasts in the area. , which one journalist......

 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 09:38 

The Strait Times

Malaysia to start administering Covid-19 booster shots...

The jabs will be prioritised for front-liners, those immunocompromised and elderly people with comorbidities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:36 

Manila Bulletin

Rookie cop gives birth inside COVID isolation facility at Camp Crame...

A ray of hope and joy flickered inside an isolation facility at Camp Crame in Quezon City after a healthy baby boy was born from a policewoman who is being treated for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Thanks to the assistance of a police doctor and a c...

 2021-09-19 09:31 

Malay Mail Online

Rina Harun says ministry focuses on helping Covid-19 orphans regain emotional stability...

SEPANG, Sept 19 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) will focus on regaining the emotional stability of the children who lost their parents due to Covid-19 to help them live a normal life. Its Minister Datuk Seri Rina......

 2021-09-19 09:30 

Tech in Asia

Is BNPL losing steam?...

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 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 09:28 

Philippine Star

Slaughter stands tall as Northport outlasts Rain or Shine in OT...
 2021-09-19 09:27 

Manila Bulletin

Former COA chief notes DOH role in overpriced supply purchases...

The Department of Health (DOH) played a major role in the procurement by government of allegedly overpriced face masks and face shields at the height of the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. DOH logo virus background Former Commission on Aud...

 2021-09-19 09:23 

Malay Mail Online

Perak MB: Cracks on Jalan Simpang Pulai-Blue Valley could get worse if rains continue...

IPOH, Sept 19 — The cracks on Federal Route 185 involving Jalan Simpang Pulai-Blue Valley here heading towards Cameron Highlands, Pahang could get worse if rains continue at the location, said Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad. He said the......

 2021-09-19 09:22 

The Strait Times

SIA and Changi Airport come out tops in new travel awards launched by Newsweek...

SIA was named the winner in the international airline category, while Changi Airport took the international airport prize.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:21 

Philippine Star

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 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 09:16 

Bangkok Post

Car mob rallies against tanks, troops and Prayut...

More than 1,000 cars, motorcycles and other vehicles set off from Asoke intersection in heavy rain, the beginning of a "car mob" rally set to wind through the streets of the capital in another bid to oust Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha....

 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 09:09 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ex-Brazil midfielder Paulinho leaves Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli...

Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli have parted ways with former Brazil midfielder Paulinho by mutual consent due to emergency circumstances, the club said on Saturday, less than two months after the 33-year-old signed for the Jeddah-based team.Paulinho joined Al ...

 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...

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