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 2022-01-16 06:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: 3,010 new cases...
 2022-01-16 06:00 

Manila Bulletin

Cops foil bombing in Lamitan City...

ZAMBOANGA CITY State security forces foiled a bomb attack against an aspirant for town mayor as they prevented an improvised explosive device from blowing up Saturday, Jan. 15, in Lamitan City, Basilan province. Maj. Nurhaib Bungkac, Lamitan City police c...

 2022-01-16 05:59 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia's new Covid-19 cases down a notch to 3,010...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) has logged 3,010 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The latest figure represents a decrease of 64 cases from the 3,074 new infections recorded yesterday. It also brings the total number of......

 2022-01-16 05:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mixed 2021 for UMW Toyota & Perodua, but still solid for UMW Group...
 2022-01-16 05:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MPV realty to attract investment in Malaysian properties through trusts...
 2022-01-16 05:51 

ABS-CBN

Delay in release of returning OFWs' virus test results already resolved: OWWA...

The delay in the release of COVID-19 test results of returning OFWs had been fixed, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration said Sunday....

 2022-01-16 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Corica looks for balance to get Sydney through fixture pile-up...

Sydney FC coach Steve Corica said he will look to strike a balance between rotating his squad and maintaining momentum amid a congested fixture schedule as the five-times champions bid to keep their two-pronged trophy challenge on track.Sydney were held 1...

 2022-01-16 05:49 

Manila Bulletin

PH Navy to build facilities in Dinagat Islands...

The Philippine Navy (PN) disclosed Sunday, Jan. 16, that it will build naval facilities in Dinagat Islands to ensure easy access to the island province which could be crucial especially in times of calamities and disasters. A Deed of Usufruct is signed by...

 2022-01-16 05:48 

Malay Mail Online

DAP's Gobind to AG: Explain why SC, MACC investigations shouldn't be seen as 'compromised'...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo has questioned the decision to allow the Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate each other over the conduct of their top......

 2022-01-16 05:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

85,134 tonnes of flood waste cleared in 6 states...
 2022-01-16 05:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jobless man nabbed on suspicion of decapitating own mother...
 2022-01-16 05:45 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore Reform Party's Charles Yeo arrested for alleged criminal breach of trust, forgery, say police...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Reform Party chairman Charles Yeo was one of two people arrested on Tuesday (Jan 12) for alleged offences of criminal breach of trust and forgery, said the police yesterday in a statement that also rebutted some claims made by......

 2022-01-16 05:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

All hostages released after being held at Texas synagogue...
 2022-01-16 05:42 

Manila Bulletin

3.5-magnitude quake hits Aurora...

An earthquake with a magnitude measuring 3.5 hit Aurora around 11:57 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16, said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). File Photo / Phivolcs The epicenter of the quake was traced seven kilometers northeast of...

 2022-01-16 05:41 

Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: Late Japan PM Kaifu will always be remembered...

Prime Minister Hun Sen has extended his condolences to the Japanese people and bereaved family of former Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu who passed away on January 2 at the age of 91....

 2022-01-16 05:41 

Phnom Penh Post

Sovannaphum Life kicks off New Year with 'Mission No 1 in 2022' target...

Sovannaphum Life Assurance Plc a leading life insurance company, and one with financial strength and trust kicked off the New Year with the target of "Mission No1 in 2022"....

 2022-01-16 05:41 

Phnom Penh Post

Ten rare animal species spotted in three provinces...

The Environment Ministry on January 14 showed the images of rare animal species caught on motion-sensor cameras installed in natural protected areas in Pursat, Battambang and Koh Kong provinces....

 2022-01-16 05:41 

Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia records 14 more Omicron community cases...

The Ministry of Health on January 16 reported 23 new Covid-19 cases, nine of which were imported and all were confirmed to be the Omicron variant....

 2022-01-16 05:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Absence of Djokovic to echo at Melbourne Park...

MELBOURNE : The absence of Novak Djokovic will be keenly felt at Melbourne Park on Monday as a lucky loser takes the place of a 20-times Grand Slam champion when the first round of the Australian Open gets underway.Djokovic had been scheduled to play fell...

 2022-01-16 05:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Djokovic to play late match at Rod Laver Arena, pending court decision...

MELBOURNE : World number one Novak Djokovic will play the late match of the evening session at Rod Laver Arena against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic when the Australian Open starts on Monday, pending a court decision.Defending champion Djokovic is appeali...

 2022-01-16 05:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kinabalu Park expects more tourists this year...
 2022-01-16 05:37 

Manila Bulletin

Quezon City's air temperature drops to 19.7C; shear line to bring isolated rains in Mindanao...

Amid the continuous surge of the northeast monsoon, locally known as "amihan", a record-breaking temperature of 19.7 degrees celsius (C) was recorded in Science Garden, Quezon City around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16, the Philippine Atmospheric, G...

 2022-01-16 05:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Efficient maintenance culture needed in Malaysia...
 2022-01-16 05:35 

Malay Mail Online

Shuttler Tze Yong vows to catch up on speed...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — After displaying an impressive form to reach till semi-finals in his maiden Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Super 500 event (third-tier), Ng Tze Yong vows to improve his stamina and speed to be able to rub......

 2022-01-16 05:35 

Manila Bulletin

Metro Manila's COVID-19 growth rate further declines to 2% OCTA...

The daily growth rate of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Metro Manila has further decreased to two percent, indicating two possible scenarios: the number of infections in the region is close to peak or that the trend of new cases is limited by the testi...

 2022-01-16 05:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian Open order of play on Monday...

MELBOURNE : Order of play on the main showcourts on the first day of the Australian Open on Monday (play begins at 0000 GMT, prefix number denotes seeding):ROD LAVER ARENATatjana Maria (Germany) v 5-Maria Sakkari (Greece)Camila Osorio (Colombia) v 13-Naom...

 2022-01-16 05:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Desaru resort retains all employees on full pay during pandemic...
 2022-01-16 05:28 

Philippine Star

Nuggets send Lakers reeling to 3rd straight loss; Sixers cool off Heat...
 2022-01-16 05:10 

Manila Bulletin

Imee Marcos: Congress must prevent failure of elections from happening in May 2022...

Senator Imee Marcos on Sunday called on Congress to convene the joint congressional oversight committee (JCOC) at the soonest time possible to discuss mechanisms on how to prevent a failure of elections from happening in the upcoming May 2022 polls. Last ...

 2022-01-16 05:08 

Manila Bulletin

PLDT High Speed Hitters sign Arado, De Leon and Mendrez...

Photo from High Speed Hitters' Facebook page The PLDT High Speed Hitters have signed Kath Arado, Jessey De Leon and Mean Mendrez as part of their revamping process for the upcoming Premier Volleyball League 2022 season, the team announced Sunday. The ...

 2022-01-16 04:58 

Bangkok Post

43 more arrested for illegal entry on western border...

KANCHANABURI: Forty-three Myanmar job seekers were arrested late on Saturday night for illegal entry in Muang district, police said....

 2022-01-16 04:56 

Malay Mail Online

Disgruntled landlord and unpaid electricity bills lead to drug ring in Perak, RM111m ketamine seized...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — The police have crippled a drug processing ring that was operating out of Pusing, Perak, recovering RM111 million in narcotics. The federal police's new Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) director Datuk......

 2022-01-16 04:52 

Malay Mail Online

Umno veep says holding Johor state polls not irresponsible when govt 'fragile'; chides Amanah for being afraid of losing...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — It would not be irresponsible to call for snap polls in Johor as the government can continue to give out aid to the public even during elections, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said today. Amid......

 2022-01-16 04:48 

Malay Mail Online

A total of 85,134 tonnes of flood waste cleared in six states...

MUAR, Jan 16 — A total of 85,134 tonnes of flood waste has been cleared in six states affected by the disaster as of yesterday. Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Abd Muttalib said the clean-up works......

 2022-01-16 04:45 

Manila Bulletin

DOE lists 2,619MW eligible RE capacity...

The Department of Energy (DOE) has listed 2,619 megawatts of eligible renewable energy (RE) capacity that can be granted incentives under the Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in the energy sector. RPS is an incentive mechanism for RE investments in the...

 2022-01-16 04:44 

Malay Mail Online

Australia's daily Covid-19 infections dip below 100,000...

SYDNEY, Jan 16 — Australia's daily coronavirus infections on Sunday fell below 100,000 for the first time in five days, amid expectations that the Omicron wave had neared its peak in New South Wales, the worst-hit state. A total of 85,824 cases....

 2022-01-16 04:43 

Manila Bulletin

Bettor from Albay bags P65.9-M Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot prize...

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Sunday, Jan. 16, announced that a lone bettor from Albay has won the P65.9-million jackpot prize for Grand Lotto 6/55. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) In an advisory posted on its Facebook p...

 2022-01-16 04:40 

Cebu Daily News

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands...

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's m...

 2022-01-16 04:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Djokovic needs our support, Kyrgios tells players...

MELBOURNE : Nick Kyrgios said Novak Djokovic has thanked him for his support during his visa controversy but the Australian called on his fellow professionals to stand up for the world number one as he awaits a court verdict on whether he can remain in th...

 2022-01-16 04:33 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Soldiers help locals near Indonesia-PNG border build a mosque - ANTARA News...

Indonesian soldiers, stationed near Indonesia and Papua New Guinea's border area in Pitewi Arso Village of Keerom District, Papua Province, helped locals ......

 2022-01-16 04:33 

Manila Bulletin

FDA warns against unauthorized sale of molnupiravir...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday, Jan. 16, warned all healthcare professionals and the public against buying molnupiravir, an investigational drug used in the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), from unauthorized entities. (Photo ...

 2022-01-16 04:31 

Manila Bulletin

Correct lagundi dosage seen to relieve COVID-19 symptoms — DOST...

The project leader of the lagundi clinical trial conducted by the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) and the Department of Science and Technology Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD), reminded the public to follow th...

 2022-01-16 04:29 

Manila Bulletin

Online oathtaking of new radiologic, x-ray technologists set on Jan. 31...

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that passers of the Licensure Examination for Radiologic Technologists and X-ray Technologists will have their online oathtaking on Jan. 31. (PRC / MANILA BULLETIN) Spearheaded by PRC Baguio, PRC Rosa...

 2022-01-16 04:25 

Manila Bulletin

Army officer nabbed for gun ban violation, 14 others for illegal cockfighting in Taguig...

The police arrested an army officer for alleged illegal possession of a firearm and violation of the Commission on Elections' gun ban together with 14 others who were busted for illegal cockfighting in Taguig on Jan. 15. According to the Taguig police...

 2022-01-16 04:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trump rallies faithful in Arizona...
 2022-01-16 04:17 

The Strait Times

Ecuador expands sea life protections around Galapagos...

PUERTO AYORA (AFP) - Ecuador has created a massive new marine reserve north of its Galapagos islands, forming a Pacific corridor up to Costa Rica's Cocos Island National Park to preserve species of migratory fauna, such as sharks.. Read more at strait...

 2022-01-16 04:11 

Manila Bulletin

Velasco: House to resume sessions on Monday with limited number of members, staff physically present...

The House of Representatives will resume its session on Monday, Jan. 17, with less than a month left to pass on final reading two priority bills before adjourning for the upcoming elections. House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said lawmakers will only have t...

 2022-01-16 04:08 

Manila Bulletin

Pandemic and All-Hazard Preparedness Act should be enacted, says Escudero...

If he wins a Senate seat in the May 2020 elections, Sorsogon Gov. Francis "Chiz" Escudero plans to revive the late Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago9;s Pandemic and All-Hazard Preparedness Act which will boost the country's capacity to respo...

 2022-01-16 04:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Keys keen to avoid return to 'dark pit of despair'...

MELBOURNE : Madison Keys is cautiously optimistic she has found a way out of the...

 2022-01-16 04:03 

Manila Bulletin

'Provide one RT-PCR machine per province; it's only P10M per unit — Escudero...

Senatorial aspirant Sorsogon Gov. Francis "Chiz" Escudero on Sunday, Jan. 16, appealed to the national government to provide one RT-PCR machine per province as this will only cost around P10 million per unit. Senatorial aspirant Sorsogon Gov. Fran...

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