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 2021-09-26 11:29 

The Strait Times

Eateries observe rise in patrons dining out in larger groups before restrictions kick in...

SINGAPORE - More diners turned up at some eateries in Singapore over the weekend to satisfy their hunger for good food and good company, before restrictions limiting group sizes kick in on Monday (Sept 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-26 11:26 

Tech in Asia

Ninja Van raises $578m from AIibaba and existing investors...

The new investment likely puts its valuation past US$1 billion....

 2021-09-26 11:21 

Malay Mail Online

SDMC: Only nine cases of lung infection out of 2,943 Covid-19 cases in Sarawak...

KUCHING, Sept 26 — Only nine out of 2,943 Covid-19 positive cases in Sarawak today involved patients with lung infection which required oxygen and ventilator aid. A Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) announcement said the remaining.....

 2021-09-26 11:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Socso paid over RM11 million in compensation to those who contracted Covid-19 at workplaces...
 2021-09-26 11:13 

Malay Mail Online

MMEA detains over 100 merchant ships for illegal anchoring in Johor waters...

JOHOR BARU, Sept 26 — A total of 101 merchant ships have been detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) from early January until today for illegal anchoring offences in eastern Johor waters, with Singapore chalking up the......

 2021-09-26 11:09 

Bangkok Post

Patients evacuated after floods ravage Chaiyaphum hospital...

Rescuers worked feverishly to evacuate forty patients as Bamnet Narong Hospital in Chaiyaphum was flooded on Sunday morning, seriously damaging the facility....

 2021-09-26 11:07 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Cabagnot hits winner, San Miguel escapes NorthPort for 1-0 lead...

MANILA, Philippines---Alex Cabagnot had the sweetest return as he rescued San Miguel from defeat at the hands of NorthPort, 88-87, to take Game 1 of their best-of-three quarterfinals in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday at DHVSU Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga....

 2021-09-26 11:06 

Cebu Daily News

Labangon cop chief makes call to landlords after P1M drug bust...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Landlords especially in Labangon, Cebu City, should check the identification cards of their renters and to coordinate with police if they notice suspicious errands that their renters do. Police Major Janelito Marquez, Labang...

 2021-09-26 11:06 

Malay Mail Online

Health minister: Petra Jaya Hospital expected to start operation in 2024...

KUCHING, Sept 26 — Petra Jaya Hospital is expected to be fully operational by 2024, says Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said a new contractor had been appointed and construction work on the site had begun since January. "It will take some...

 2021-09-26 11:06 

Manila Bulletin

PNP campaign to ensure clean and orderly elections on the right track- Eleazar...

The campaign to ensure the peaceful and honest conduct of the 2022 elections is on the right track with the series of operations that led to the arrest of gun-runners and members of partisan armed groups and the confiscation of loose guns, the Philippine ...

 2021-09-26 11:05 

ABS-CBN

3 million more Sinovac COVID-19 jabs arrive in Philippines...

The Philippines on Sunday received over 3 million more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine as the country logged over 20,000 new cases of the disease....

 2021-09-26 11:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Taliban ask airlines to resume international flights to Afghanistan...

The Taliban government in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday (Sep 26) for international flights to be resumed, promising full cooperation with airlines and saying that problems at Kabul airport had been resolved.The statement from the foreign affairs ministry...

 2021-09-26 11:04 

Manila Bulletin

Last-gasp split push lifts ECHO over gallant TNC...

Photo from MPL Philippines By REYNALD MAGALLON ECHO survived a gallant stand from TNC Pro Team on a last gasp split push from Benedict "BennyQT" Gonzales and Aaron "Hadess" Lazaro to take a 2-1 victory in MPL Philippines Season 8 on Sunday...

 2021-09-26 11:03 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

IDI assists healthcare workers surviving Kiwirok's terrorist attack - ANTARA News...

The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI....

 2021-09-26 11:03 

Philippine Star

Makabayan backs Bayan Muna's Colmenares, KMU's Labog for Senate...
 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Asiamoney names BPI as best bank for CSR...

Bank of the Philippine Islands, through BPI Foundation, was recognized as the "Best Bank for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Philippines" by the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2021. This is for the bank's role in the country's pus...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Feed millers raise concern over declining local corn production...

The Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc. (PAFMI) has raised concern over insufficient local corn production and is urging the government and local producers to address the urgent need to ensure reliability and consistency of supply in the country. ...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Megaworld's shopping app lists over 1,000 brands...

Megaworld Corporation's all-in-one, on-demand lifestyle delivery app PICKAROO announced that it has now listed more than 1,000 well-known brands and more than 150,000 products across different categories. "We have been carefully curating and selec...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

D&L to beef up R&D...

D&L Industries Inc., which prides itself on being an innovation powerhouse in the country, plans to continue to beef up its research and development (R&D) investments to develop more innovative products despite the uncertainties due to the pandemic. The f...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Commercial vessels continue to fish illegally in PH waters report...

The number of commercial vessels fishing in municipal waters across different parts of the Philippines has gone down, but only a mere decline of 4.7 percent despite the pandemic, international marine conservation group Oceana observed. Data released by Oc...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Stock market investors are cautiously optimistic...

The local stock market is seen to be cautiously optimistic this week although it is still uncertain if it will have enough steam to breach, and stay above, the 7,000 resistance level. "The local market may still take cues from our COVID-19 situation. ...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Corn importation now a necessity...

Amid lack of government support, the Philippines has been slacking in corn production. The situation has gone so bad that importation has already become a necessity. CORN Roger Navarro, president of the country's largest group of corn producers Philip...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't subsidies soar on PhilHealth claims...

Despite difficulties in raising revenues amid the pandemic, the national government opted to increase the amount of subsidy it extended to state-owned corporations due to mounting health insurance claims. Data from the Bureau of the Treasury revealed that...

 2021-09-26 11:00 

The Strait Times

SCDF search platoon's dogs showcase height rescue skills...

They are trained to ascend and descend on the rope system in rescues where they have no other way to reach casualties.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-26 10:59 

Malay Mail Online

MB says Perak will not rush into reopening Pangkor to public...

LUMUT, Sept 26 — The Perak state Government is not rushing but still looking into all possibilities before deciding to reopen Pangkor Island to the public. Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad said the main benchmark to the reopening of the tourist......

 2021-09-26 10:59 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Russell's form shows Williams not that bad, says Verstappen...

George Russell's stunning form in qualifying and races this season shows that his Williams car is not as bad as people think, according to Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen.The Briton qualified third for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix af...

 2021-09-26 10:57 

Manila Bulletin

Cabagnot saves the day as San Miguel withstands Bolick-led NorthPort...

Photo from PBA Alex Cabagnot sank a jumper with 1.5 seconds left to cap off a triumphant return as San Miguel Beer escaped past NorthPort, 88-87, to steal the opener of their best-of-three quarterfinal series in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Don Honorio V...

 2021-09-26 10:55 

Borneo Bulletin

254 new COVID cases, total 6540...

254 new COVID-19 casesBrunei Darussalam adds 254 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 3 new clusters, bringing the total number....

 2021-09-26 10:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Wise to wait for 90 per cent adult vaccination rate before allowing interstate travel'...
 2021-09-26 10:52 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

President has asked to open South Kalimantan's Sei Alalak bridge soon - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo has asked to immediately open the South Kalimantan's Sei Alalak bridge that connects Banjarmasin City and Barito ......

 2021-09-26 10:50 

The Strait Times

Israeli troops kill four Hamas militants in West Bank raids: Military...

RAMALLAH, WEST BANK (REUTERS) - Israeli troops killed four Hamas militants in gun battles during raids on Sunday (Sept 26) against one of the group's cells in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli military spokesperson said.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2021-09-26 10:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Airport reopens on Spanish island roiled by volcano eruption...

LA PALMA, Spain: The airport on the Spanish island of La Palma reopened on Sunday (Sep 26) and authorities allowed some evacuated residents to collect belongings from their homes, as an erupting volcano continued to roar but lava flows remained slow.The i...

 2021-09-26 10:48 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy tourism minister: Theme parks in Malaysia may reopen to public in Nov after Covid-19 vaccination for adults hits 90pc...

IPOH, Sept 26 — Theme parks nationwide will be allowed to open after the country's vaccination rate among its adult population has reached 90 per cent, scheduled end of November, said Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Santhara...

 2021-09-26 10:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nur Sajat: Government ready to provide guidance, counselling, says Idris...
 2021-09-26 10:46 

Manila Bulletin

3M gov't-procured Sinovac jabs delivered; total supply nears 70 M...

Three million more doses of Sinovac's CoronaVac vaccine that were procured by the government from China were delivered late Sunday afternoon, Sept. 26. The shipments carrying three miion doses of Sinovac CoronaVac vaccine arrive at NAIA Terminal 2 on ...

 2021-09-26 10:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

JPJ conducting special ops to nab red light violators...
 2021-09-26 10:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Petra Jaya Hospital expected to begin operations in 2024...
 2021-09-26 10:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Boxing-Usyk says heavyweight title can't compare with Olympic gold...

LONDON : New heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk said his stunning victory over Anthony Joshua in London on Saturday gave him less satisfaction than winning Olympic gold in the same city in 2012.Former undisputed cruiserweight champion Usyk gave a b...

 2021-09-26 10:34 

Manila Bulletin

2 more RVM nuns succumb to COVID-19...

By Aaron Dioquino The Congregation of the Religious Virgin Mary (RVM) in Quezon City confirmed on Sunday, Sept. 26, that two more nuns have died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The death of the nuns were reported on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, an...

 2021-09-26 10:31 

Philippine Star

Metro Manila seen easing to Alert Level 3...
 2021-09-26 10:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Abueva paces BPC race with TNT rookie Williams, Bolick close behind...

MANILA, Philippines---Calvin Abueva is on track to get his second Best Player of the Conference as he leads all players in statistical points at the end of the elimination round in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup.Magnolia's mercurial forward accumulated 3...

 2021-09-26 10:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Former France international Nasri hangs up his boots...

Former France midfielder Samir Nasri announced on Sunday that he was officially retiring from professional football after a career that started in 2004.Nasri, 34, served an 18-month doping suspension from 2018, an episode that he said changed his way of s...

 2021-09-26 10:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Theme parks may reopen in November...
 2021-09-26 10:26 

Malay Mail Online

Foreign minister: Special advisor Ahmad Azam to help facilitate Malaysia's humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Commissioner to the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Datuk Ahmad Azam Ab Rahman has been appointed as Foreign Minister's special advisor on Afghanistan.......

 2021-09-26 10:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Boxing-'I'm no sulker and I'll get back to grind,' says Joshua after Usyk loss...

LONDON : Deposed heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua said he would not waste time sulking after his unanimous points defeat by classy Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk in London on Saturday.The 31-year-old Londoner was unable to counter the superior boxing skills ...

 2021-09-26 10:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pending court case will proceed if Nur Sajat extradited...
 2021-09-26 10:22 

The Strait Times

Iceland's ruling coalition boosts majority, final election results show...

REYKJAVIK (REUTERS) - Iceland's ruling left-right coalition strengthened its majority after a national election held on Saturday (Sept 25) despite Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir losing ground, final results showed on Sunday.. Read more at straitst...

 2021-09-26 10:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Government to announce Tabung Haji RCI terms soon...
 2021-09-26 10:12 

ABS-CBN

Philippines confirms over 20k new COVID-19 cases, no deaths due to technical glitch...

The Philippines confirmed 20,755 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the country's total to 2,490,858 as the more transmissible Delta variant continued to spread....

 2021-09-26 10:10 

Manila Bulletin

PFDA, CDA to expand 'isDA ON THE GO'...

The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) will partner with Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) in a bid to expand the operations of isDA ON THE GO's (iOTG) nationwide. A Memorandum of Understanding between the PFDA and CDA will soon b...

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