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 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...

 2021-09-26 10:07 

Bangkok Post

China's Xi warns of 'grim' Taiwan situation in letter to opposition...

TAIPEI: The situation in the Taiwan Strait is "complex and grim", Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote in a congratulatory letter on Sunday to the newly elected leader of Taiwan's main opposition party, who has pledged to renew talks with Beijin...

 2021-09-26 10:07 

Manila Bulletin

DOH reports over 20K more COVID-19 cases, no death anew due to system glitch...

DOH The Department of Health (DOH) said another 20,755 people were infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) nationwide, while no new deaths were recorded for three straight days already as technical issues still hounded the DOH's system. Based...

 2021-09-26 10:06 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Nemangkawi task force continues crackdown on terrorists in Kiwirok - ANTARA News...

Papua Police Chief Insp.Gen.Mathius Fakhiri affirmed that extra personnel of Nemangkawi Task Force, sent to Kiwirok Sub-district, Pegunungan Bintang District, ......

 2021-09-26 10:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Ethiopian Adola digs deep to win Berlin marathon, Bekele third...

BERLIN : Ethiopian Guye Adola survived a midway comeback from race favourite Kenenisa Bekele and a late surge from Kenyan Bethwel Yegon to power to victory in the Berlin marathon on Sunday.Yegon finished in second place ahead of Bekele, who had to settle ...

 2021-09-26 09:59 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea urges North Korea to restore hotlines for any talks...

SEOUL: South Korea on Sunday (Sep 26) urged North Korea to restore dormant communication hotlines, a day after the North repeated an offer to open conditional talks.The North might be seeking to extract concessions about two weeks after it raised tensions...

 2021-09-26 09:59 

Malay Mail Online

JPJ conducting special operation nationwide to nab red light violators, says deputy D-G...

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 26 — The Road Transport Department (JPJ) is now actively conducting a special operation code named 'Ops Merah' nationwide to combat the issue of frequent red light violations, especially among food delivery service......

 2021-09-26 09:58 

Channel NewsAsia

7 people arrested in Ang Mo Kio over illegal horse betting and remote gambling activities...

SINGAPORE: Seven people were arrested on Saturday (Sep 25) on suspicion of illegal horse betting and remote gambling activities, the police said on Sunday.The six men and one woman, aged between 30 and 72, were arrested during an enforcement operation alo...

 2021-09-26 09:55 

Manila Bulletin

Concepcion calls for review of guidelines for unvaccinated people in new Alert Levels System...

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion urged the government's pandemic task force to review the guidelines on access for fully vaccinated individuals under the new Alert Levels System being piloted in Metro Manila. Presidential Advi...

 2021-09-26 09:53 

Cebu Daily News

Lapu-Lapu cops eye supplier of Cebu City drug dealer caught with P7M shabu...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu policemen are going after the supplier of the suspected Cebu City drug dealer, who was caught with P7 million worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pajo this city on Saturday evening, Sep...

 2021-09-26 09:47 

Bangkok Post

Japan's Princess Mako to give up one-off payment in controversial marriage...

TOKYO: Japan's Princess Mako is set to forego a one-off million-dollar payment for giving up her royal status to wed a college classmate, media said on Saturday, clearing the way for a marriage delayed for years by controversy over her fiance....

 2021-09-26 09:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

UK police arrest 38-year-old man over teacher's murder...
 2021-09-26 09:43 

Manila Bulletin

Lakas-CMD fielding Enrile daughter as congressional bet in Cagayan...

Political party Lakas-CMD will field businesswoman Katrina Gloria Ponce Enrile, daughter of former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, as its official congressional bet in the first district of Cagayan. Lakas-CMD President Ferdinand Martin Romualdez The y...

 2021-09-26 09:40 

Malay Mail Online

WHO must let all stakeholders have a say on tobacco control — Jo Furnival...

SEPT 26 — The World Health Organisation (WHO) is meeting for its ninth Congress of the Parties (COP9) from November 8-13, and a Meeting of the Parties (MOP2) to the Illicit Trade Protocol from November 15-17 in The Hague, Netherlands,......

 2021-09-26 09:40 

Malay Mail Online

China's cryptocurrency exchange Huobi to clean up existing mainland clients by end-2021...

BEIJING, Sept 26 — Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global said today it had stopped taking new mainland customers from Friday and would end contracts with mainland clients by the end of the year to comply with local regulations. China's......

 2021-09-26 09:38 

Malay Mail Online

Sudirman Cup: Youngsters feel the heat but ready to rock, says Zii Jia...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 —The pressure is on and the young Malaysian shuttlers are already feeling the heat as the mixed team Sudirman Cup tournament officially begins in Vantaa, Finland today. National team skipper Lee Zii Jia, while admitting this,.....

 2021-09-26 09:37 

The Strait Times

Titoudao actress Koe Yeet up for best newcomer award at Busan film festival...

SEOUL - Malaysian actress Koe Yeet has been nominated for the best newcomer actress award at the Asian Contents Awards (ACA), run by the Busan International Film Festival.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-26 09:35 

Philippine Star

Jonson mother to Ongpin: Shed light on death...
 2021-09-26 09:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Shiga offers free admission for Filipinos in first Kiefer-Thirdy B.League clash...

MANILA, Philippines---Shiga is pulling out all the stops to make sure that the first game between brothers Kiefer and Thirdy Ravena in the B.League will be nothing short of a spectacle.Kiefer';s Shiga faces Thirdy's San-En on October 2 and 3 with t...

 2021-09-26 09:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Women win big at San Sebastian Film Festival...

SAN SEBASTIAN : Women were the big winners at the final night of the San Sebastian Film Festival on Saturday, which saw American actress Jessica Chastain share the top acting prize with 16-year-old Danish actress Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl.Romanian movi...

 2021-09-26 09:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Cub Prix supremo Ron not in a rush...
 2021-09-26 09:30 

Tech in Asia

Why Stripe might need to buckle up for a bumpy ride in Indonesia...

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 2021-09-26 09:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi to clean up existing mainland clients by end-2021...

BEIJING : Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global said on Sunday it had stopped taking new mainland customers from Friday and would end contracts with mainland clients by the end of the year to comply with local regulations. China's regulators in...

 2021-09-26 09:25 

ABS-CBN

Pharmally official na umamin sa 'swindling' hindi na makontak: Gordon...

Hindi na makontak ng Senate blue ribbon committee ang isang opisyal ng Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. na umaming sini-swindle ng kompanya ang gobyerno....

 2021-09-26 09:23 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong denies work visas to dozens of Cathay Pacific pilots seeking to relocate to city...

HONG KONG: Immigration officials in Hong Kong have denied work visas to dozens of overseas Cathay Pacific pilots seeking to relocate to the city, prompting the airline to terminate their employment....

 2021-09-26 09:22 

Manila Bulletin

PH skaters bid Beijing Olympic hopes goodbye...

Filipino-Canadian Edrian Celestino and Filipino-American Sofia Frank bid their 2022 Beijing Olympic hopes goodbye after finishing their figure skating campaign in the Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf, Germany over the weekend. Filipino skaters Edrian Celest...

 2021-09-26 09:20 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy minister: Terengganu Chemistry Dept to be East Zone's one-stop criminal forensics centre...

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 26 — The Terengganu Chemistry Department will become a one-stop centre to handle samples from criminal cases in the East Zone from January next year. Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Ahmad Amzah Hashim said.....

 2021-09-26 09:19 

Channel NewsAsia

India end Australian women's 26-match ODI winning streak...

Australian women's world record 26-match winning streak in one-day internationals came to an end after India pulled off their highest-ever run chase to defeat Meg Lanning's team by two wickets in the third ODI on Sunday.India held their nerve to w...

 2021-09-26 09:12 

The Strait Times

Second worker dies from Tuas Incineration Plant explosion...

The executive engineering manager died after succumbing to his injuries on Sunday, said NEA.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-26 09:09 

Philippine Star

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 2021-09-26 09:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Behave normally, UK transport minister tells Britons queuing for fuel...

BRIGHTON, England: Transport Minister Grant Shapps on Sunday (Sep 26) called on Britons to behave normally when buying petrol, saying there was no shortage of fuel and the government was stepping in to ease a shortage of drivers bringing it to petrol stat...

 2021-09-26 09:06 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Norris would rather be on pole somewhere other than Sochi...

McLaren's Lando Norris celebrated the first Formula One pole position of his career at the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday but he would rather it had been somewhere else.The Sochi Olympic circuit's long and fast pit straight allows the driver immed...

 2021-09-26 09:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Engineering manager dies of injuries 3 days after blast in switchgear room at Tuas incineration plant...

SINGAPORE: A National Environment Agency (NEA) officer died of his injuries on Sunday (Sep 26) morning after a blast in an electrical switchgear room at Tuas incineration plant on T...

 2021-09-26 09:05 

The Strait Times

Gymnastics: US Olympic star Aly Raisman opens up about sexual abuse in TV special...

(REUTERS) - Two-time Olympian gymnast and sexual abuse survivor Aly Raisman is sharing her story of resilience and healing in a new television special, Aly Raisman: Darkness To Light.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-26 09:04 

ABS-CBN

Imbestigasyon ng Special Task Group sa pagkamatay ng PNPA cadet, patuloy...

Patuloy pa rin ang imbestigasyon ng Special Task Group Magsayo sa pagkamatay ni PNPA cadet Karl Magsayo....

 2021-09-26 09:04 

Channel NewsAsia

China's Geely to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations by 2025...

BEIJING : China's Geely aims to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations for electric vehicles (EV) globally by 2025, as sales grow in the world's biggest vehicle market, the automaker said in a statement on Sunday.A battery swapping station allows ...

 2021-09-26 09:02 

Malay Mail Online

Environment Ministry committed to making Malaysia regional water hub by 2040, says minister...

REMBAU, Sept 26 — The Environment and Water Ministry (Kasa) and Economic Planning Unit (EPU) have included the Water Sector Transformation Plan 2040 (WST 2040) into the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) to make the water sector an engine of economic......

 2021-09-26 08:59 

The Strait Times

Pool: S'pore's Aloysius Yapp records 'breakthrough' win at Michigan 10-ball Open...

His recent fine run has propelled him to the world No. 5 ranking, the highest ever by a Singaporean.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-26 08:57 

Malay Mail Online

Socso paid RM11.19m in compensation to employees infected with Covid-19 at workplaces, says deputy minister...

PENDANG, Sept 26 — The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has paid over RM11.19 million in compensation to employees infected with Covid-19 at workplaces, involving 15,036 cases, as of Sept 18. Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Awang Hashim......

 2021-09-26 08:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Physician reminds of SOP compliance ahead of possible interstate travel ban lift...
 2021-09-26 08:50 

Malay Mail Online

Israeli troops kill four Hamas members in West Bank raids, say military...

RAMALLAH, Sept 26 — Israeli troops killed at least four Hamas soldiers in gun battles during raids today against one of the group's cells in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli military spokesman said. Israeli officials have long voiced concern.....

 2021-09-26 08:49 

Malay Mail Online

Ruling left favoured as Portugal votes in local polls...

LISBON, Sept 26 — Portugal voted in local elections today, with the Socialists of Prime Minister Antonio Costa expected to win, though with a smaller margin than four years ago. The election comes after the Costa government on Thursday announced......

 2021-09-26 08:49 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy minister: Govt to announce terms and conditions related to Tabung Haji RCI soon...

PASIR PUTEH, Sept 26 — The government will soon announce the terms and conditions of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) set up to investigate issues related to the Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH). Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department.....

 2021-09-26 08:49 

Cebu Daily News

Bohol boxers ready to rumble in 'Kumong Bol-anon'...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The PMI Bohol Boxing Stable pugs are ready for war in the first "Kumong Bol-anon" fight card by passing the official weigh-in earlier today, Sunday, Sept 26, in Dauis town, Bohol. The Bohol boxers, unbeaten Suganob si...

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