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 2021-10-26 05:53 

The Strait Times

Jail for S'pore man who forced teen to strip naked as an alternative to beating...

Two men gave him the option to strip naked to prove his sincerity in admitting his mistake for a punching incident.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-26 05:52 

Manila Bulletin

No walk-ins allowed in Pasay City's 'Vacc to the Future' pediatric vaccination...

The Pasay City government is not accepting walk-ins in its "Vacc to the Future" vaccination program for children ages 12 to 17. (Photo courtesy of Pasay City PIO / MANILA BULLETIN) Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano advised residents that there are two typ...

 2021-10-26 05:50 

Manila Bulletin

Brickbats vs. gov't just 'political noise', says Andanar...

CEBU CITYPolitical noise. This was how Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Andanar described the controversies hounding the administration particularly the Senate investigation involving Pharmally. "We all understand that it...

 2021-10-26 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Taiwan seen growing 4per cent in Q3 on pandemic hit, but exports help...

TAIPEI : Taiwan's trade-reliant economy is expected to have expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter due to the island's COVID-19 outbreak, a Reuters poll showed, though supported by export growth and healthy global demand for semiconductors...

 2021-10-26 05:49 

The Strait Times

Wealthy Singapore investors thinking of relocating family members: Survey...

SINGAPORE - More wealthy Singapore-based investors are thinking of relocating family members either to the Republic or elsewhere than their peers in the region, according to a report out on Tuesday (Oct 26) by Swiss asset manager Lombard Odier.. Read more...

 2021-10-26 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Rise in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of fast-changing variants: Health experts...

BEIJING: A jump in the number of people in China infected with bird flu this year is raising concern among experts, who say a previously circulating strain appears to have changed and may be more infectious to people.China has reported 21 human infections...

 2021-10-26 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Why China's developers have so much dollar debt...

Chinese real estate firms long prospered by selling a lot of dollar-denominated debt.This year hasn't been as kind: Their dollar bonds have lost about one-third of their value amid concerns about a liquidity crisis at one of the biggest:...

 2021-10-26 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Taiwan seen growing 4% in Q3 on pandemic hit, but exports help...

TAIPEI: Taiwan's trade-reliant economy is expected to have expanded at a slower pace in the third quarter due to the island's COVID-19 outbreak, a Reuters poll showed, though supported by export growth and healthy global demand for semiconductors....

 2021-10-26 05:48 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't loses 21K contact tracers in a week — Lorenzana...

Around 21,000 contact tracers lost their jobs in one week after their contracts were not renewed by the government, a task force official leading the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response bared Monday night, Oct. 25. File photo shows contact tr...

 2021-10-26 05:47 

The Strait Times

Asia suffered hottest year on record in 2020: UN...

The 38.0 deg C registered at Verkhoyansk in Russia is provisionally the highest known temperature anywhere north of the Arctic Circle.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-26 05:47 

Manila Bulletin

Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez's sweet wedding vows will melt your heart...

Celebrity couple Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez made hearts aflutter as they exchanged their wedding vows. Their wedding film, as shot by videographer Bob Nicolas, attests to this. "I can't imagine my life without you from here on because you...

 2021-10-26 05:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Popular Singapore restaurant receives complaints over booking system...

Magic Square first made its debut in 2018 as a showcase and incubator for talented young Singaporean chefs. It has now opened a permanent location but customers expressed disappointment over its ticketing system....

 2021-10-26 05:45 

Manila Bulletin

Pasig City's newly-hired teachers get free laptops...

The Pasig City local government distributed laptops with hard drives to the city's newly hired teachers as it ramps up its efforts to address the difficulties of online learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 40 new Department of E...

 2021-10-26 05:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Health Ministry studying Covid-19 vaccine jabs for children below 12...
 2021-10-26 05:43 

Malay Mail Online

Mercedes Benz Vietnam recalls nearly 1,800 C200 cars for inspection...

HANOI, Oct 26 Mercedes Benz Vietnam announced that 1,773 C200 cars manufactured from December 2014 to February 2018 will be recalled for inspection and a software update. The recall programme is expected to run until December 31, 2025.......

 2021-10-26 05:43 

The Strait Times

Investing in LNG infrastructure needed as natural gas is critical to clean energy transition: Low Yen Ling...

Renewable energy can't meet demand, so natural gas will still be key part of supply for decades, she said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-26 05:42 

Philippine Star

Indigenous Peoples Month: Apo Whang-od, Nas Academy reconcile; contract declared 'null and void'...
 2021-10-26 05:39 

Channel NewsAsia

UBS plans digital banking model for the mass affluent in America...

ZURICH : UBS wants to build a digitally scalable advice model for affluent clients in the Americas, it said on Tuesday as it reported third-quarter earnings.As part of its new 2025 strategic vision, which Chief Executive Ralph Hamers said would be present...

 2021-10-26 05:39 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy IGP: Police to deploy more than 7,000 personnel for Sarawak election...

KUCHING, Oct 26 More than 7,000 Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) officers and additional personnel will be involved in the upcoming 12th Sarawak state election, said Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim. He said the number of......

 2021-10-26 05:38 

Manila Bulletin

Cebu City eases COVID-19 restrictions...

CEBU CITY — Travel restrictions here have been eased as fully vaccinated travellers can now enter the city without presenting COVID-19 tests. Cinemas were also given the go signal to open but only for fully vaccinated individuals and limited to 50 p...

 2021-10-26 05:38 

Manila Standard

80 PNP SAF students conduct training in Clark...

Clark Freeport---The Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP SAF) recently held their training on Urban Counter-Revolutionary Warfare Course (UCRWC) at the former Clark Air Base Hospital inside this Freeport recently....

 2021-10-26 05:37 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Oops! DENR clarifies only kids aged 11, below not allowed in dolomite beach...

MANILA, Philippines — Kids aged 11 and below are not allowed to enter the dolomite beach at the Manila Bay, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said, Tuesday, clarifying an earlier statement that the ban includes 12-year-olds....

 2021-10-26 05:36 

ABS-CBN

Muling pagbubukas ng molecular lab ng Oriental Mindoro, may go signal na ng DOH...

Nabigyan na ng go signal ng DOH ang molecular laboratory ng Oriental Mindoro para muling makapagbukas, ayon kay Governor Humerlito "Bonz" Dolor....

 2021-10-26 05:36 

ABS-CBN

Baha sa 6 na bayan sa Oriental Mindoro, humupa na...

Humupa na ang baha sa ilang bayan sa Oriental Mindoro bunsod ng low pressure area....

 2021-10-26 05:36 

Manila Bulletin

FYE's 'Laugh Laban' online comedy star search unveils finalists...

Laugh Laban top 20 finalists Twenty comedians made it as the finalists in FYE channel's online comedy contest on kumu "Laugh Laban" and will compete to be the newest comedy star that will surely bring more fun and laughter to the world. Includ...

 2021-10-26 05:35 

Philippine Star

US lawmakers hold Trump ally in contempt for defying summons...
 2021-10-26 05:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Melaka polls: Minister reminds fellow cabinet members, all parties to comply with SOPs...
 2021-10-26 05:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Nordic IT services firm TietoEvry's quarterly profit beats expectations...

Nordic IT services provider TietoEvry reported on Tuesday third-quarter operating profit above analysts' expectations driven by strong growth in its software businesses.The Finnish company, which finalised the acquisition of Norway's Evry in Decem...

 2021-10-26 05:33 

Bangkok Post

Another Chinese property developer defaults...

HONG KONG: Modern Land reported a missed payment on Tuesday, the latest Chinese property developer to do so, adding to worries about spiralling effects of the debt crisis at behemoth China Evergrande Group and dragging on shares in the sector....

 2021-10-26 05:33 

Manila Bulletin

Enchong Dee on him being vocal about social issues: 'It's a responsibility'...

Enchong Dee is not bothered one bit that many are annoyed about him dipping his fingers in various social concerns. He believes it is actually his duty given his status as celebrity. The 32-year old actor told us in a recent interview: "I feel like it...

 2021-10-26 05:33 

Jakarta Post

Reinvigorate efforts to end TB Regionally, it is estimated that up to US$3 billion may be required annually to achieve the End TB t....
 2021-10-26 05:31 

Malay Mail Online

Bank Negara, Bank of Thailand announce expansion of ringgit-baht settlement framework...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Bank of Thailand (BoT) today announced the further expansion of the ringgit and baht settlement framework effective from December 1, 2021. In a joint statement, it said the latest framework......

 2021-10-26 05:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Feels like America has accepted Formula One, says Hamilton...

Lewis Hamilton had to settle for second but Formula One's most successful driver said Sunday's US Grand Prix in Austin still felt like a breakthrough for his sport.The race day crowd of 140,000 at the Circuit of the Americas surpassed the 135,000 ...

 2021-10-26 05:30 

Manila Standard

Samsung boss convicted, fined for anaesthetic misuse: Yonhap...

The de-facto leader of South Korea's sprawling Samsung group Lee Jae-yong was convicted Tuesday of illegally using the anaesthetic drug propofol, the latest legal travail to beset the multi-billionaire....

 2021-10-26 05:29 

Philippine Star

PETA starts screening performances with advocacy play 'Under My Skin'...
 2021-10-26 05:29 

Philippine Star

PLDT Home subscribers get exciting rewards when they pay bills via PayMaya...
 2021-10-26 05:29 

Channel NewsAsia

SK Hynix more upbeat than rivals on rising memory-chip demand...

SEOUL : SK Hynix forecast steady demand for memory chips on Tuesday as it posted its highest quarterly operating profit in nearly three years on the back of rising prices, striking a more bullish note than rivals including Micron.SK Hynix and other other ...

 2021-10-26 05:28 

ABS-CBN

'Niloloko natin ang tao': Isko hits 'guest candidates' practice in campaigns...

Senatorial candidates who wish to join Aksyon Demokratiko's 2022 Senate line-up "have to state that they believe in," Isko Moreno Domagoso said....

 2021-10-26 05:28 

Manila Bulletin

DOST open to share study on potential COVID-19 adjunct treatments to developers...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has expressed willingness to share the knowledge acquired in the clinical trials on potential adjunctive treatments for COVID-19 to drug developers. Department of Science and Technology The Philippines has c...

 2021-10-26 05:26 

The Strait Times

S'pore urges Myanmar to cooperate with Asean amid slow progress on peace efforts...

PM Lee Hsien Loong was speaking at a virtual Asean summit of regional leaders, with Myanmar's seat empty.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-26 05:26 

Manila Bulletin

SC extends to June 30, 2022 lawyers' notarial commissions...

Supreme Court For the third time during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court (SC) extended until June 30, 2022 the validity of notarial commissions issued to lawyers who act as notary public and whose job, among other legal work, are to witness the si...

 2021-10-26 05:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's manufacturing output contracts for the first time in almost a year...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's manufacturing output declined for the first time in almost a year in September, largely due to the pharmaceuticals segment, official data on Tuesday (Oct 26) showed.Factory output fell 3.4 per cent year-on-year in September, aft...

 2021-10-26 05:25 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Debts to illegal online lenders: To pay or not to pay? If disputed in court, loan agreements made by unlicensed businesses can be ruled illegal and therefo....
 2021-10-26 05:24 

ABS-CBN

Reklamo sa itatalagang Comelec commissioners pwedeng idulog sa CA...

Maaaring idulog sa Commission on Appointments kung may reklamo sa mga bagong poll commissioners na itatalaga ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte....

 2021-10-26 05:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man pleads guilty to two counts of sexual assault on teenage daughter...
 2021-10-26 05:23 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Maximizing ASEAN's renewable energy sources to drive decarbonization, energy resilience The main barriers to the maximization of renewable energy sources in ASEAN are instit....
 2021-10-26 05:22 

Malay Mail Online

State Cuepacs: Budget 2022 mustn't neglect Sarawak and Sabah civil servants...

KUCHING, Oct 26 — The Sarawak chapter of the Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) today expressed hope that the federal Budget 2022 will include the monthly cost of living allowance (Cola) for federal officers.....

 2021-10-26 05:21 

The Strait Times

Trio charged over plans to help man allegedly linked to $1.2 billion fraud flee S'pore...

They were each handed one charge of engaging in a conspiracy to intentionally obstruct the course of justice.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-26 05:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Clippers force 30 turnovers in rout of Blazers...

Hot-shooting Luke Kennard scored 23 points off the bench to help the Los Angeles Clippers roll to an easy 116-86 victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.Kennard made 8 of 10 field-goal attempts, including 6 of 7 from 3-point range...

 2021-10-26 05:21 

Manila Bulletin

This genderless jewelry collection spotlights Philippines' heritage and age-old artisanal works...

Homegrown jewelry brand Amami presents its 'Basilio' collection with pieces designed to be worn by anyone. Starting out as a passion project in 2017, Amami became a full-blown social enterprise when founders Danielle Tan and Christine Tiu "met...

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