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 2021-10-25 23:37 

Malay Mail Online

US envoy says Iran nuclear deal effort is at 'critical phase'...

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 — Efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are at a "critical phase" and Tehran's reasons for avoiding talks are wearing thin, a US official said yesterday while raising the possibility of further diplomacy even if...

 2021-10-25 23:35 

Bangkok Post

Post-Covid EV industry surge anticipated...

Startups venturing into electric vehicle (EV) businesses expect to see rapid post-pandemic growth of the industry, with more charging facilities and EV-sharing service platforms to serve new urban lifestyles....

 2021-10-25 23:34 

Malay Mail Online

Petrol price hits record high at UK pumps...

LONDON, Oct 26 The price of petrol in Britain hit a record high of 149.94 pence (RM8.51) per litre, the RAC motoring organisation said yesterday. The previous record at the pumps, set in April 2012, was broken on Sunday as global oil prices rise......

 2021-10-25 23:33 

Malay Mail Online

Turkey and West climb down from brink of biggest diplomatic crisis...

ANKARA, Oct 26 — Turkey and its Western allies climbed down from a full-blown diplomatic crisis yesterday after foreign embassies said that they abide by diplomatic conventions on non-interference, averting a threatened expulsion of 10......

 2021-10-25 23:32 

Philippine Star

Japan's Princess Mako to marry after years of controversy...
 2021-10-25 23:32 

Manila Bulletin

GOSSIP GIRL: Andrew E's secrets to 30 years of success...

Andrew E Probably the humblest man I know is Andrew E. For a span of 30 years now, he is still at the top of his career with his most recent movie "Shoot Shoot" belonging to the top 10 movies to watch in the Vivamax streaming app. A few days ago, ...

 2021-10-25 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

Former senator and presidential candidate Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos bared that he might get estranged brothers Jingoy Estrada and JV Ejercito, both former senators, to join hands in a senatorial lineup that he will put together. Partido Demokrat...

 2021-10-25 23:30 

Bangkok Post

Conceiving safer payments...

Related parties share a common view that the security bar must be further raised by both users and service operators to prevent cybercrime regarding online payment transactions....

 2021-10-25 23:30 

Manila Standard

Iran reopens to vaccinated tourists after 20 months...

Iran has reopened its doors to tourists vaccinated against COVID-19 after almost 20 months of closure due to the pandemic, media in the Islamic republic said Monday....

 2021-10-25 23:30 

Bangkok Post

More secure payment needed...

Related parties share a common view that the security bar must be further raised by both users and service operators to prevent cybercrime regarding online payment transactions....

 2021-10-25 23:28 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak minister Abdul Karim says he prefers no open campaign, no open rally for state polls...

KUCHING, Oct 26 Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah calls for no open campaign and no open rally to facilitate the next Sarawak election. "No open campaigning or no open rally does not mean that democracy......

 2021-10-25 23:28 

Channel NewsAsia

UN chief appoints Singaporean sociologist Noeleen Heyzer as new Myanmar special envoy...

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Monday (Oct 25) that he had named Singaporean sociologist Noeleen Heyzer as the new special envoy to Myanmar.She will replace Christine Schraner Burgener of Switzerland.Heyzer, 73, has hel...

 2021-10-25 23:24 

Channel NewsAsia

SPAC linked to Trump social media venture edges lower as short seller targets...

Shares of the blank-check acquisition company that plans to publicly list former U.S. President Donald Trump's new social media venture fell on Monday after an eye-watering rally last week, as a short-seller said it was betting against the company.Dig...

 2021-10-25 23:24 

Malay Mail Online

S&P 500, Dow close at new highs as Facebook starts heavy earnings week...

NEW YORK, Oct 26 The Dow Industrials and S&P 500 closed at record highs yesterday, as earnings season kicked in to high gear in one of the heaviest reporting weeks of the quarter with bellwethers in multiple sectors poised to announce......

 2021-10-25 23:23 

The Strait Times

Climate migration predicted to rise in India as extreme weather worsens...

Seasonal migration was high among people affected by droughts and floods that damaged crops, or by cyclones that hampered fishing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 23:23 

Malay Mail Online

Seven killed, 140 hurt in protests against Sudan military coup...

KHARTOUM, Oct 26 — Sudan's military seized power from a transitional government yesterday and a health ministry official said seven people were killed by gunfire and 140 injured in clashes between soldiers and street protesters. The leader of......

 2021-10-25 23:22 

Bangkok Post

Ministry aims to keep living costs in check...

The Commerce Ministry's Internal Trade Department is keeping a close watch on the prices of essential and agricultural products for the remainder of the year as floods are affecting parts of the country and energy prices are rising....

 2021-10-25 23:17 

Philippine Star

Children to be exempt from US travel vaccine requirements...
 2021-10-25 23:17 

Manila Bulletin

Pasig LGU to start Barangay Coding Scheme for Undas 2021...

The Pasig City local government will start on Tuesday, Oct. 26, the implementation of its Barangay Coding Scheme for Undas 2021. MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO The scheme will be implemented in all public and private cemeteries and columbariums in the city in...

 2021-10-25 23:14 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea's Q3 GDP grows at slower pace, misses forecast...

SEOUL : South Korea's economy grew at a slower pace in the third quarter, as robust exports were offset by weak domestic demand and construction and facility investments, data from the Bank of Korea showed on Tuesday.Gross domestic product (GDP) grew ...

 2021-10-25 23:14 

Channel NewsAsia

S Korea's Q3 GDP miss forecasts, supply disruptions add pressure...

SEOUL : South Korea's economic grew at a slower-than-expected pace in the third quarter, as subdued private consumption and weak construction and facility investment offset robust exports.Gross domestic product (GDP) grew a seasonally adjusted 0.3per ...

 2021-10-25 23:12 

Malay Mail Online

Global stocks gain as upbeat Wall Street earnings lift outlook...

NEW YORK, Oct 26 Global stocks rose and Treasury yields dipped yesterday with major Wall Street benchmarks hitting fresh records, buoyed by a robust start to the US corporate earnings season and an improving economic outlook. A large proportion......

 2021-10-25 23:12 

The Strait Times

Longer Covid-19 school closures seen denting students' future earnings...

Welfare losses are about 0.8 percentage point larger for the poorer children, according to a paper circulated on Monday (Oct 25) by the National Bureau of Economic Research.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 23:11 

Manila Bulletin

Seniors, PWDs in Antipolo City to receive Christmas gift packs in November...

Antipolo seniors and persons with disability (PWDs) who are registered with the Antipolo City government will be receiving Christmas gift packs starting next month. In his announcement on the Facebook page of Mayor Andrea Bautista Ynares, city government ...

 2021-10-25 23:10 

Malay Mail Online

Apple likely to face DoJ antitrust suit, says report...

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26 The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has accelerated its two-year-old antitrust probe on Apple Inc in the last several months, increasing the likelihood of a lawsuit, the Information reported yesterday. Lawyers for the DoJ......

 2021-10-25 23:09 

Channel NewsAsia

EU tech rules should curb cloud computing providers, study says...

BRUSSELS : Draft EU rules to curb the power of Amazon, Apple, Alphabet unit Google and Facebook should also tackle cloud computing services providers over potential anti-competitive practices, a study said on Tuesday.The report coincides with concerns tha...

 2021-10-25 23:09 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Jokowi calls for implementation of ASEAN travel corridor President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo called for an immediate implementation of an ASEAN travel....
 2021-10-25 23:08 

Manila Bulletin

KZ drops first int'l single '11:59'...

KZ Tandingan KZ Tandingan's newly released soulful track "11:59" has a special place in her heart not only as her first internationally released single but also because she considers it closest to who she is as an artist. "Out of all the s...

 2021-10-25 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

Tesla tops US$1t in market value as Hertz deal fuels latest surge...

NEW YORK, Oct 26 Tesla became the latest US tech giant to hit US$1 trillion (RM4.15 trillion) in market value yesterday as investors cheered a large order from Hertz and shrugged off criticism from a US auto safety official. Shares of Elon......

 2021-10-25 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

Barcelona to play Boca Juniors in friendly tribute to Maradona...

SAO PAULO, Oct 25 — Spanish club Barcelona will play Argentine giants Boca Juniors in a December tribute match to mark the one year-anniversary of the death of their former player Diego Maradona, the two clubs announced yesterday. "FC Barcelona....

 2021-10-25 23:04 

Manila Bulletin

More than half of Afghans face 'acute' food crisis: UN agencies...

KABUL, Afghanistan — More than 22 million Afghans will suffer food insecurity this winter, they said, as a drought driven by climate change adds to the disruption caused by the chaotic Taliban takeover of the country. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN "This ...

 2021-10-25 23:00 

Cebu Daily News

CIDG-7 nabs alleged hitman linked to slain Cebu drug lords, appeals to public to help them catch more criminals...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) has turned to the public for help and appealed to them to report any person, who were engaging in illegal activities. This after the CIDG-7 arrested ...

 2021-10-25 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

'Coup' in Sudan: What we know...

KHARTOUM The events unfolded as Sudan was navigating a precarious transition to civilian rule, and came more than two years after the end of decades of dictatorship under president Omar al-Bashir. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Here's what we know about Monday&...

 2021-10-25 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Used car market likely to enjoy continued growth...

Thailand's used car market is expected to continue growing, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic which boosted its growth to 20-30%, said the Association of Used Cars....

 2021-10-25 23:00 

Bangkok Post

PM backs B100m NYE plan...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has defended the government's plan to spend some 100 million baht to secure K-pop sensation Lalisa "Lisa" Manobal of Blackpink and Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli for the New Year's Eve celebrations....

 2021-10-25 23:00 

Manila Standard

South Africa's Aspen launches anaesthetics production line...

South African pharmaceutical firm Aspen on Monday opened a world-leading anaesthetics production line that will guarantee local supply and meet growing global coronavirus-linked demand for the drugs....

 2021-10-25 22:59 

Malay Mail Online

Recognising Myanmar junta won't stop violence, says outgoing UN envoy...

NEW YORK, Oct 26 — Recognising Myanmar's junta as the country's government would not stop growing violence, the outgoing United Nations special envoy on Myanmar said yesterday, warning such a move would push the country toward instability an...

 2021-10-25 22:57 

The Strait Times

Brazil to hasten end to illegal deforestation, vice-president says...

Mr Hamilton Mourao said forest fires in the Amazon region had dropped significantly, by about 40 per cent this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 22:54 

Manila Bulletin

Sudan general dissolves transitional authorities, declares state of emergency...

The chairman of Sudan's ruling body General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Monday announced the dissolution of the transitional government and the sovereign council and declared a nationwide state of emergency. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Just hours after the inf...

 2021-10-25 22:54 

Manila Bulletin

Moderna reports positive results for COVID vaccine in younger children...

US biotech firm Moderna said Monday its COVID vaccine was safe and produced a strong immune response in children aged 6-11, adding it would submit trial data to global regulators soon. (AFP/MANILA BULLETIN) The news comes as a panel of government advisors...

 2021-10-25 22:51 

Manila Bulletin

Introducing Hero and his entrancing debut single 'Katulad'!...

Hero Things are going the right way for Universal Records Philippines' most recently signed hip-hop artist Hero . The rapper, whose real name is Airon Paul Bayani is a young gun brimming with talent . After being featured in Gloc-9 's 44 Challenge...

 2021-10-25 22:50 

Malay Mail Online

'Facebook Papers' hit as platform reports billions in profit...

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26 Facebook announced over US$9 billion (RM37.4 billion) in quarterly profits yesterday, hours after a US news collective published a deluge of withering reports arguing the company prioritises its growth over people's safety.......

 2021-10-25 22:46 

ABS-CBN

Halos P7-M halaga ng shabu nasabat sa Pasay; 2 binata tiklo...

Depensa ng isa sa mga suspek, iniutos lang sa kaniya na dalhin ang paper bag na may lamang droga....

 2021-10-25 22:45 

Jakarta Post

Myanmar threatens to skip ASEAN summit over junta chief's exclusion Myanmar has been in turmoil since the generals ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a February....
 2021-10-25 22:41 

Bangkok Post

Biden to be first US president to join Asean summit in four years...

WASHINGTON/BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: US President Joe Biden will take part in a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Tuesday, the first time in four years Washington will engage at the top level with a bloc it sees as key to its st...

 2021-10-25 22:39 

The Strait Times

Amazon signs deal with British spy agencies to boost use of AI for espionage...

Britain's GCHQ spy agency championed the procurement of a high-security cloud system.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 22:39 

Malay Mail Online

KL mayor: Changes in Federal Hill part and parcel of city evolution...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 Even as concerned Kuala Lumpur residents continue to push for the authorities to preserve Bukit Persekutuan, KL Mayor Datuk Seri Mahadi Che Ngha has clarified City Hall's position on the matter. Mahadi said the residents as......

 2021-10-25 22:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Airbus executive says output goal based on jet deals...

BOGOTA : A senior Airbus official on Monday defended the European planemaker's output goals after it clashed with leasing companies worried about overproduction of jetliners.Airbus hopes to almost double production of its best-selling A320 family as a...

 2021-10-25 22:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Comedian Dave Chappelle addresses Netflix transgender controversy in full for first time...

Editor's note: Attention to strong language in paragraph 4 that could offend some readersComedian Dave Chappelle on Monday addressed the transgender controversy at Netflix https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/netflix-workers-stage-walk-out-o...

 2021-10-25 22:34 

Manila Bulletin

Israel holds largest-ever air force drill with UAE visit...

OVDA, Israel — Amir Lazar, chief of Israeli air force operations, told reporters the drills "don't focus on Iran", but army officials have said the Islamic republic remains Israel's top strategic threat and at the centre of much of i...

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