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 2021-12-03 09:47 

Manila Bulletin

Manila RTC junks criminal raps filed vs Sulpicio Lines VP Go in 2009 sinking of Princess of Stars...

Regional Trial Court The Manila regional trial court (RTC) has dismissed the criminal charges filed against former Sulpicio Lines, Inc. (SLI) Vice President Edgar S. Go in connection with the deaths of 227 passengers in the 2009 sinking of passenger ship ...

 2021-12-03 09:45 

Malay Mail Online

Pope Francis to give open-air mass on Cyprus visit...

NICOSIA, Dec 3 — Pope Francis was set to speak to thousands of Catholics at an open-air mass in Cyprus today, the second day of a visit to the divided island that has focused heavily on the plight of migrants. As a gesture of solidarity to those......

 2021-12-03 09:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah 2022 Budget: Civil servants to get half-month salary special payout...
 2021-12-03 09:43 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

MK considers implications of revoking omnibus law immediately - ANTARA News...

Constitutional Court's (MK's) decision to grant a two-year grace period to the government to amend the Omnibus Law on Job Creation rather than ......

 2021-12-03 09:42 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Regulation on sexual violence a progressive measure: Official - ANTARA News...

Issuance of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Ministerial Regulation Number 30 of 2021 is a progressive step by the government to end violence ......

 2021-12-03 09:42 

Malay Mail Online

Cops cordon off Sogo sidewalk ahead of protest against price hikes...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 — The police today cordoned off a large section of civilian sidewalk in front of Sogo Kuala Lumpur shopping mall here ahead of a planned protest this evening. The cordoned-off area is often used to stage numerous public......

 2021-12-03 09:42 

ABS-CBN

Pharmally execs fail to find crucial financial documents...

During the continuation of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee's probe, Pharmally Secretary Mohit Dargani and its director Linconn Ong said they do not know where to really find the boxes....

 2021-12-03 09:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah tables surplus state budget for next year...
 2021-12-03 09:38 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 patients in PGH now down to 54 spox...

The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) now only has 54 confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, the hospital's lowest tally in more than a year, its spokesperson said on Friday, Dec. 3. (MB FILE PHOTO) "We have about 350 beds reserved for...

 2021-12-03 09:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More Malaysians pivoting businesses online, says Shopee...
 2021-12-03 09:35 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah tables surplus Budget for 2022; bonus for state civil servants in January...

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 3 — The Sabah government today tabled a surplus state Budget of RM110.68 million for 2022. It proposed RM4.596 billion on state expenditure as it estimates revenue to roll in at RM4.707 billion. Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri......

 2021-12-03 09:34 

Manila Bulletin

PH medical device industry seen growing 8.8% annually — DTI...

The local medical device industry is projected to grow 8.8 percent annually to reach $884.3 million in two years, according to Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez Lopez said this during the Philippine E...

 2021-12-03 09:33 

The Strait Times

DBS chief Piyush Gupta apologises for bank's worst outage in a decade; full review to be done...
 2021-12-03 09:29 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak polls: PKR announces 27 candidates...

KUCHING, Dec 3 — PKR today announced the names of 27 candidates who will represent the party in the Sarawak state election slated on December 18. Sarawak PKR Leadership Council secretary Joshua Jabeng said after much consideration, the party......

 2021-12-03 09:28 

Manila Bulletin

Typhoon's extension to continue to bring scattered rains over VisMin, Palawan...

(SCREENGRAB FROM PAGASA YOUTUBE CHANNEL) The trough or extension of a typhoon with the international name "Nyatoh" may still bring light to heavy rains over Visayas and Mindanao, including some parts of Palawan in the next 24 hours, the Philippine...

 2021-12-03 09:27 

Channel NewsAsia

South Africa hit by fourth COVID-19 wave driven by Omicron...

CAPE TOWN: South Africa is being hit by a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant which has been detected in seven of the country's nine provinces, Health Minister Joe Phaahla said on Friday (Dec 3).Omicron, which has raised g...

 2021-12-03 09:27 

The Strait Times

Universities, polytechnics join hands with Dell to develop tech-related curriculum...

SINGAPORE - Students in several universities and polytechnics here can look forward to new curriculum related to emerging technologies - such as cloud computing - in the next few years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 09:25 

ABS-CBN

Give Duterte time to pick second preferred successor, spox urges supporters...

President Duterte should have some time to choose which of the remaining presidential contenders he would endorse, his acting spokesman said....

 2021-12-03 09:25 

The Strait Times

The Big Story: More countries detect cases of Omicron Covid-19 variant...

Catch the latest news video reports on The Big Story, The Straits Times' weekday online news programme.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 09:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Vienna talks is for the removal of sanctions...
 2021-12-03 09:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Social media users in China dodge censors to discuss Peng Shuai case online...

BEIJING: With coded references to...

 2021-12-03 09:23 

Cebu Daily News

Have a holistic healthcare experience at The Hospital at Maayo...

What concerns you the most when looking for the right medical care and attention from a hospital? Is it the location? Its facilities? The environment? Top-notch services? or the convenience? In one of Cebu's bustling cities, Mandaue City, is a newly-o...

 2021-12-03 09:23 

Manila Bulletin

Japan donates medical equipment to Balete, Batangas rural health unit...

Much-needed medical equipment worth P5.2-million were donated by Japan government to a rural health unit in Batangas Friday, Dec. 3. (Photo courtesy of the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines) Third Secretary Yumi Yamada of the Embassy of Japan led the tu...

 2021-12-03 09:22 

Manila Bulletin

BTS: See you in Seoul, March 2022...

We can finally watch BTS live, ARMYs! Inglewood, CA Today was the fourth day of the first-ever physical concert of BTS in two years, and they had a special announcement as the end screen of the event streamed online. BTS' latest concert announcement A...

 2021-12-03 09:21 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jokowi presses for actions to address declining public satisfaction - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has instructed government officials to correct the decline in the national democracy index and public satisfaction with law ......

 2021-12-03 09:20 

Philippine Star

Most Asia markets rise with oil prices on easing Omicron fears...
 2021-12-03 09:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

5,522 policemen on duty for Sarawak state election...
 2021-12-03 09:19 

Channel NewsAsia

NASA chief to visit Russia in H1 2022 -Ifax cites Roscosmos...

MOSCOW : NASA chief Bill Nelson will visit Russia in the first half of 2022 to discuss further cooperation on the International Space Station (ISS), the Interfax news agency reported on Friday, citing Russia's space agency Roscosmos. U.S. officials sa...

 2021-12-03 09:18 

Malay Mail Online

Omicron spreads in US, Australia...

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 — The United States and Australia announced their first locally transmitted cases of the Omicron variant as authorities worldwide rushed today to stem the spread of the heavily mutated strain of Covid-19. The World Health......

 2021-12-03 09:15 

The Strait Times

Rice to bananas: How inflation has affected the prices of five grocery items in Singapore...

Here's a look at the monthly average retail prices of rice, sea bass, bananas, kailan and fresh milk from 2017 to 2021.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 09:14 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Several provinces to experience increase in rain cloud growth: BMKG - ANTARA News...

Several provinces in Indonesia will experience an increase in the growth of rain clouds, as they are triggered by extreme weather and atmospheric wave ......

 2021-12-03 09:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Z Holdings to buy back up to 1.35per cent of shares worth 68 billion yen...

TOKYO : Z Holdings, a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp, will buy back up to 1.35per cent of its shares worth 68 billion yen (US$599.54 million), it said in a statement on Friday.(US$1 = 113.4200 yen) (Reporting by Sakura Murakami. Editing by Jane Merriman)...

 2021-12-03 09:08 

Manila Bulletin

Scammers now use 'group chats' telcos...

pldt-smart-2016 Fraudsters now use group chats to fleece money from victims, according to PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) cybersecurity teams. Links found in newer scam text messages direct customers to group chats in the messaging applic...

 2021-12-03 09:07 

The Strait Times

Taliban release decree saying women must not be forced into marriage...

But decree failed to mention female access to education or work outside the home.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 09:06 

ABS-CBN

THROWBACK: Responsableng Pagmomotorsiklo | Sports U...

Gusto mo ba'ng matuto magmotorsiklo, Kapamilya? Dapat matuto ka rin kung papaano maging responsableng motorista....

 2021-12-03 09:04 

ABS-CBN

Daulah Islamiyah leader, 4 others killed in Mamasapano clash...

According to the military, Daulah Islamiyah's new amir Asim Karinda alias Abu Azim was a trained IED fabricator and bomb maker....

 2021-12-03 09:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: New Zealand's Cairns not sure he will walk again after spinal stroke...

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said he is not sure if he will walk again but that he is lucky to be alive after suffering a spinal stroke following life-saving treatment for a torn artery in August.The stroke left the 51-year-old paralysed fr...

 2021-12-03 09:03 

Malay Mail Online

More people evacuated due to floods in Terengganu, according to SDMC...

KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 3 — The number of flood victims in Terengganu continues to increase, totalling 135 people from 44 families at 4pm today, from 45 people, involving 10 families in the morning. A statement released by the Terengganu Disaster......

 2021-12-03 09:03 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

The National Task Force (NTF) on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hails the country's vaccination program, which has been hailed as having the fourth highest daily vaccination rate in the world. And it is perhaps this high vaccination rate that has led ...

 2021-12-03 09:01 

Malay Mail Online

Penang accumulated reserves of RM1.82b in 2020, says CM...

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 3 — The Penang government accumulated reserves amounting to RM1.82 billion for 2020 after spending a large allocation on helping those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government spent.....

 2021-12-03 09:00 

The Strait Times

13 people with disabilities win Goh Chok Tong Enable Awards for their achievements...

A ceremony was held on Friday at the Istana, where President Halimah Yacob was the guest of honour.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 09:00 

The Strait Times

Fast Lane: BMW iX arrives, bolder look for Kia Niro, refreshed Skoda Karoq and more...

BMW iX starts at $391,888. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 08:59 

Malay Mail Online

Hong Kong court finds former bourse exec not guilty of graft...

HONG KONG, Dec 3 — A Hong Kong court said today that Eugene Yeoh, former co-head of IPO vetting at the financial hub's stock exchange operator, was not guilty of receiving bribes to look favourably on listing applications. IPO consultant Richard...

 2021-12-03 08:59 

Channel NewsAsia

OPEC+ output increase adds to Goldman's bullish oil market view...

Goldman Sachs said current oil price levels offer 'compelling' opportunities for investors to reposition for an ongoing structural bull market and OPEC's decision to increase output only supports this upbeat view. The Organization of Petroleum...

 2021-12-03 08:59 

Manila Bulletin

Christmas outlook remains 'positive' despite threat of Omicron variant, says OCTA...

The Manila Hotel's Christmas Tree (NOEL PABALATE) Independent research group OCTA is still optimistic that the Philippines will have a "merry" Christmas this year even with the looming threat of the Omicron variant of coronavirus disease (COVI...

 2021-12-03 08:59 

Manila Bulletin

PH still sees below 1K COVID-19 cases for 10th straight day...

**media[50661]** The Philippines confirmed 544 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Friday, Dec. 3 the tenth day in a row that daily infections remain fewer than 1,000. The country's cumulative tally stood at 2,833,878 — with 0.5 percent ...

 2021-12-03 08:54 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: 34 students, lecturers at N. Sembilan Matriculation College test positive, says Kuala Pilah SDMC...

SEREMBAN, Dec 3 — Thirty-one students and three lecturers at the Negri Sembilan Matriculation College (KMNS) in Kuala Pilah, near here, were tested positive for Covid-19. Kuala Pilah Security and Disaster Management Committee chairman Mohd Faizal......

 2021-12-03 08:53 

Vietnam News

Local exporters must strictly comply with EU regulations to avoid losses...

The European Union has a large demand for imported agricultural products and, thanks to thenbsp;EU - Vit Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), Vietnamese businesses have a unique opportunity to take advantage of this. However,nbsp;local businesses need to str...

 2021-12-03 08:52 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Richard Juan embarks on a passion project 'The Juan in West Kowloon' to feel closer to home...

As international travel slowly resumes, many Filipinos with family abroad are hoping to reunite with their families soon. Ask Filipino-born TV personality and host Richard Juan and he will tell you that making a trip back to Hong Kong to see his family wi...

 2021-12-03 08:52 

Vietnam News

Enterprises need to ensure food safety standards for exports...

Vietnamese enterprises need to change their perception of food safety and improve the quality of agricultural products to meet the requirements of the EU market....

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