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 2021-03-05 03:39 

The Strait Times

Molestation cases on the rise, average of 1,190 a year between 2016 and 2020...
 2021-03-05 03:39 

Malay Mail Online

DAP backs national Covid-19 vaccination, but urges Khairy to finetune programme for smoother rollout...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The DAP today expressed its full support for the government's National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (NCIP), which they hope will be implemented as fast as possible for the benefit of all Malaysians. In a joint......

 2021-03-05 03:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

How vaccines became ammunition in global diplomacy...
 2021-03-05 03:34 

Manila Bulletin

'Moral responsibility': Media practitioners turn to DepEd for help over alleged 'inhumane' treatment under a production firm...

Several media practitioners, who worked on lessons for the television-based instruction used under distance learning of the Department of Education (DepEd) this school year, are appealing to the agency to help them in their plight for "justice and res...

 2021-03-05 03:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PM: Let's escape the middle-income trap...
 2021-03-05 03:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PSE suspends Abra Mining trades...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Stock Exchange indefinitely suspended trading on Beloy family-led Abra Mining and Industrial Corp. starting Friday for violating the rules on the listing and trading of fully-paid shares. Citing a report from the...

 2021-03-05 03:31 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore says 'national shame' for armed forces to use weapons against own people...

SINGAPORE, March 5 — Singapore's foreign minister said today it was a "national shame" for the armed forces of a country to use weapons against their own people as he called on Myanmar's military rulers to seek a peaceful solution to...

 2021-03-05 03:30 

The Strait Times

Harper's Bazaar debuts virtual fashion show with Lamborghini and Lai Chan designs...

SINGAPORE - In an industry first, fashion publication Harper's Bazaar Singapore organised a fashion show that melded the real and virtual worlds.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-05 03:29 

Malay Mail Online

PM Muhyiddin on one-day visit to Perlis...

KANGAR, March 5 — Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin arrived here today for a one-day working visit to Perlis and see for himself the development of the state. The Prime Minister and his entourage arrived at the State Legislative Assembly Complex at 9.30am......

 2021-03-05 03:29 

Manila Bulletin

Kim Chiu recalls ambush incident a year ago, thankful she's still alive...

Kim Chiu Kim Chiu has recently visited a church as she remembers the shooting incident she was embroiled in a year ago. "3.4.2020 the day that I almost lost it without knowing the reason why? I am truly saved by his grace," Kim wrote. According to...

 2021-03-05 03:28 

Malay Mail Online

Honda launches advanced self-driving cars in Japan...

TOKYO, Mar 5 — Honda launched the world's most advanced self-driving car licenced for the road today, releasing an initial batch of 100 models in Japan. The Legend is capable of adaptive driving in lanes, as well as passing and switching lanes.....

 2021-03-05 03:28 

Cebu Daily News

Alien 'super-Earth' may offer clues about atmospheres on distant worlds...

WASHINGTON Scientists have spotted a planet orbiting a star relatively near our solar system that may offer a prime opportunity to study the atmosphere of a rocky Earth-like alien world the type of research that could aid the hunt for extraterrestrial lif...

 2021-03-05 03:26 

Channel NewsAsia

'Pilgrim of peace' Pope Francis heads to war-scarred Iraq...

Pope Francis starts a historic trip to war-battered Iraq on Friday (Mar 5), defying security fears and the COVID-19 pandemic to comfort one of the ......

 2021-03-05 03:24 

Philippine Star

Wesley So officially becomes US citizen, says US Chess Federation...
 2021-03-05 03:24 

ABS-CBN

Trak na may kargang mais naaksidente, 4 patay...

Patay ang apat na katao matapos maaksidente ang isang trak na may karga na mais sa Barangay Apelo, sa bayan ng Sara sa Iloilo, Biyernes ng madaling araw....

 2021-03-05 03:23 

Manila Bulletin

Pope grants plenary indulgence for 500th year of Christianity in PH...

Pope Francis has issued a decree granting a jubilee year with the inherent plenary indulgence for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines. Pope Francis greets the faithful at the Angelus on Sunday, Sept. 20. (VATICAN MEDIA ...

 2021-03-05 03:23 

Manila Bulletin

Violators of face mask ordinance in Navotas City to undergo RT-PCR test as penalty...

Instead of paying fines, Navotas City residents who will be caught not wearing their face masks properly will have to undergo RT-PCR (reverse transcript polymerase chain reaction) tests for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as penalty. Navotas Mayor Toby Tia...

 2021-03-05 03:22 

Manila Bulletin

KZ Tandingan urges everyone to support 'Gabay,' 'Raya and the Last Dragon'...

KZ Tandingan is beyond thankful for the opportunity to sing 'Gabay' on Disney's "RAYA and The Last Dragon." Now, KZ encourages everyone to support her and the South East Asian theme inspired animated film from Disney. On her appearance...

 2021-03-05 03:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Daily US Covid cases below 40,000 for first time in months...
 2021-03-05 03:21 

ABS-CBN

Metro Manila water supply sufficient for 'summer' - NWRB...

Metro Manila will have sufficient water supply to last until the hot dry season, the state regulator said Friday....

 2021-03-05 03:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Australia housing to rise 10 per cent in 2021, risks ahead, Goldman says...
 2021-03-05 03:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Coway Malaysia introduces affordable battery-operated bidet with high-end features...
 2021-03-05 03:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#JOM! EAT: No mediocre feast...
 2021-03-05 03:16 

Philippine Star

Inflation ng Pebrero bumilis ng 4.7%, presyo ng langis, pagkain salarin...
 2021-03-05 03:16 

Cebu Daily News

Standhardinger traded to Ginebra for Slaughter...

MANILA, Philippines— Barangay Ginebra has traded away center Greg Slaughter to NorthPort in exchange for Christian Standhardinger. The trade, which was approved by the PBA trade committee on Thursday, March 4, 2021, officially ended Slaughter's ...

 2021-03-05 03:15 

Philippine Star

LeBron James, Bugs Bunny ball out in 'Space Jam 2' first look...
 2021-03-05 03:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Ancelotti expects more sacrifices from Everton in chasing Champions League dream...

Everton must step up their efforts and make more sacrifices in chasing Champions League qualification, manager Carlo Ancelotti said after a win at ......

 2021-03-05 03:15 

Manila Bulletin

Pia Wurtzbach back in Manila after vacation abroad...

Pia Wurtzbach Home sweet home! Pia Wurtzbach has shared that she has "safely" landed in Manila after several months of traveling abroad. Recall that the Miss Universe 2015 flew to London last December and she spent the holidays with boyfriend Jere...

 2021-03-05 03:14 

Malay Mail Online

Water interruption in Terengganu: Authorities say three districts affected, supply expected to be fully restored by 5am tomorrow...

KUALA TERENGGANU, March 5 — A total of 40,200 accounts in three districts, namely Kuala Terengganu, Kuala Nerus and Marang, are experiencing water supply interruption and low water pressure due to technical problems at the Kepong 1 Plant, Serada......

 2021-03-05 03:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Theme parks, zoos ready to welcome visitors...
 2021-03-05 03:13 

Manila Bulletin

Avail of gadget loans from Land Bank, students urged...

Senator Grace Poe is urging students in need of gadgets for online learning to avail of the loans offered by Land Bank of the Philippines. Sen. Grace Poe (FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The chairperson of the Senate banks committee said Land Bank&...

 2021-03-05 03:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Man charged with breaching stay-home notice after leaving hotel twice to meet wife in car...

SINGAPORE: A Singapore permanent resident (PR) was charged on Friday (Mar 5) after twice leaving the hotel where he was serving his stay-home ......

 2021-03-05 03:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

World's most advanced self-driving car launched in Japan...
 2021-03-05 03:10 

Phnom Penh Post

YCH signed on for major logistics hub...

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Singapore-based YCH Group on March 4 signed a Framework of Agreement (FA) to develop the highly-anticipated Phnom Penh Logistics Complex (PPLC) in a move to integrate Cambodia's logistics system into regi...

 2021-03-05 03:10 

Channel NewsAsia

VAR killing excitement, says Fulham boss Parker...

Fulham manager Scott Parker took aim at the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system and said it was killing football's excitement after his side had ......

 2021-03-05 03:09 

Manila Bulletin

'Mr. Queen' actor Na In-woo eyed to replace Ji Soo in 'River Where the Moon Rises'...

Actors Na In-woo in 'Mr. Queen' (left) and Ji Soo in 'River Where the Moon Rises' (Instagram) Hit Korean drama "Mr. Queen" actor Na In-woo has been offered to replace embattled actor Ji Soo in the currently airing drama "River ...

 2021-03-05 03:09 

Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia's Covid cluster cases hit 425...

The Ministry of Health on March 5 confirmed 23 new cases of Covid-19 linked to the February 20 community transmission, bringing the total to 425 in just nearly two weeks....

 2021-03-05 03:08 

Manila Bulletin

Check out these Disney tunes officially recorded by Filipino singers...

As we wait for KZ Tandingan's 'Gabay,' let's look back to the Disney hits performed by Filipino artists DISNEY VOICES From left: Moira dela Torre, Rachelle Ann Go, Darren Espanto, Sarah Geronimo, Morissette Amon, Janella Salvador, and Iigo...

 2021-03-05 03:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Surging bond yields push Asian shares to one-month lows...

Asian stocks skidded to one-month lows on Friday as rising U.S. Treasury yields again rattled equity investors while hoisting the dollar to a ......

 2021-03-05 03:03 

Manila Bulletin

Poor can no longer afford poor man's fish fishers' group...

A fisherfolk group urged the government Friday, March 5, to provide support to small fishers, as it lamented the skyrocketing market prices of mackerel scad, or more popularly known as galunggong. (USAID PH FACEBOOK / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Fishers...

 2021-03-05 03:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hong Kong turns empty hotels into apartments as tourists vanish...
 2021-03-05 03:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

ASEM meeting postponed due to Covid-19 fears...
 2021-03-05 03:01 

Manila Bulletin

Exhibit featured Paraaque dolls and the 'sunduan' tradition...

Capturing an age-old romantic custom Tradition and heritage are among the vital things that makes a place, a society unique. Unlike natural resources, the two are lived by the people, creating a social personality that identifies a specific area. For Para...

 2021-03-05 03:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Coach launches the Pillow Tabby bag...
 2021-03-05 03:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Khazanah's 2020 profit down, to pay higher dividendstill...
 2021-03-05 03:00 

Tech in Asia

Tech in Asia Explains: Capitalization tables...

In this episode of Tech in Asia Explains, Expara Ventures CEO and managing director Douglas Abrams, Carro CEO Aaron Tan, and Alodokter CEO and co-founder Nathanael Faibis explain the key role that the cap table plays in a startup's bid to succeed....

 2021-03-05 02:59 

Manila Bulletin

Israel, Denmark, Austria agree deal for vaccine development...

JERUSALEM, Israel (AFP) Leaders from Israel, Austria and Denmark announced Thursday in Jerusalem an alliance for the development and production of future generation coronavirus vaccines, a deal that has already sparked criticism in Europe. Pharmacist Anto...

 2021-03-05 02:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Vietnam passes law to curb cruelty to animals...
 2021-03-05 02:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

China's parliament opens with focus on Hong Kong democracy...
 2021-03-05 02:56 

Manila Bulletin

California earmarks 40% vaccines for poorest as inequality concern grows...

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) California will set aside nearly half of its next batch of vaccines for people living in its most disadvantaged zip codes, as concern grows over a yawning gap in the pandemic's impact on rich and poor, Governor Gavin N...

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