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 2022-05-20 14:10 

Manila Bulletin

Movie queen Susan Roces passes away...

Susan Roces Queen of Philippine Movies Susan Roces has passed away, according to an official statement from the Office of Senator Grace Poe released on Friday, May 20. She was 80. The full statement: "With great sadness, we announce the loss of our be...

 2022-05-20 14:10 

Manila Standard

Five more barangays in Marawi now energized...

Five more barangays in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur now have full power supply, indicating sustained progress of the massive government-led rehabilitation. Eduardo del Rosario, head of Task Force Bangon Marawi, led the ceremonial lighting of the five barang...

 2022-05-20 14:08 

Malay Mail Online

G7 offers US$9.5b new aid for Ukraine, ready with more...

KOENIGSWINTER (Germany), May 20 — The Group of Seven's financial leaders agreed on US$9.5 billion (RM41 billion) in new......

 2022-05-20 14:07 

Malay Mail Online

Borussia Dortmund part ways with coach Marco Rose...

BERLIN, May 20 — Head coach Marco Rose has left Borussia Dortmund after just one year in charge, the Bundesliga runners-......

 2022-05-20 14:05 

Malay Mail Online

Biden security staffer investigated in S.Korea for assault, say police...

SEOUL, May 20 — A member of the US President Joe Biden's security team is being investigated in Seoul for "drunkenly ass......

 2022-05-20 14:05 

Manila Standard

BI chief warns vs. scam using gov't officials' names...

Bureau of Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente has warned the public of an emerging online scam using the name of government officials. Morente cited received reports of unscrupulous individuals using his name, as well as other government officials, in ...

 2022-05-20 14:04 

Channel NewsAsia

US targets a second Abramovich plane over sanctions violations...

WASHINGTON: US authorities on Friday (May 20) moved to ground additional aircraft believed to be in violation of sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, including a second airplane owned by businessman Roman Abramovich.The Commerce Depar...

 2022-05-20 14:00 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Govt signs Rp 1 trillion deal on CISEM gas pipeline with Elnusa The first section of the CISEM pipeline is to run from Semarang to Batang and cost Rp 1.17 trillion ....
 2022-05-20 14:00 

Manila Standard

Diokno sees over 8.3% growth in Q2...

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said Friday he expects the second-quarter gross domestic product growth to be faster than the 8.3-percent expansion in the first quarter, as macroeconomic fundamentals remain strong despite the lingerin...

 2022-05-20 13:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police and Perhilitan still looking for tiger claimed to have been spotted in Hulu Klang...
 2022-05-20 13:57 

Channel NewsAsia

China seeks "whistleblowers" to plug aviation safety loopholes...

BEIJING : China's aviation regulator is seeking...

 2022-05-20 13:54 

Malay Mail Online

Osaka 'worried' over French Open return after 2021 withdrawal tennis...

PARIS, May 20 — Naomi Osaka admitted today that she was "worried" over her return to the French Open, fearing she had "o......

 2022-05-20 13:53 

Bangkok Post

Biden touts closer Asian ties on Korea visit...

SEOUL: President Joe Biden arrived in South Korea Friday, his first Asia trip as US leader, aiming to cement ties with regional security allies despite growing fears of a North Korean nuclear test....

 2022-05-20 13:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Focus:Big brands fret over China as middle-class spurns luxury...

SHANGHAI/MILAN : Chloe Kou, a 28-year old beauty brand marketing manager from Shanghai, won't be buying her usual...

 2022-05-20 13:49 

Malay Mail Online

UK and Mexico launch trade talks...

LONDON, May 20 — Britain and Mexico kicked off negotiations today to pin down a post-Brexit free trade deal, the UK gove......

 2022-05-20 13:45 

ABS-CBN

Measures vs COVID-19 helpful in avoiding monkeypox: DOH...

In a statement, the DOH said that monkeypox "has not been detected in the Philippines or at its borders."...

 2022-05-20 13:44 

Manila Bulletin

Comelec approves additional honoraria for poll workers...

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved the P2,000 additional honoraria for teachers as well as other members of the Electoral Boards (EBs) who served extended hours on election last May 9. Voters cast vote at Legarda Elementary School in Sampa...

 2022-05-20 13:43 

Philippine Star

Lotto results for May 20, 2022...
 2022-05-20 13:42 

Vietnam News

Hu Giang's investment promotion conference slated for June...

The Mekong Delta Province of Hu Giang will advertise its potential and strengths, promote trade and tourism whilenbsp;introducing a list ofnbsp;projects calling for investmentnbsp;during an upcomingnbsp;investment promotion conference in the locality.nbsp...

 2022-05-20 13:38 

Channel NewsAsia

Badosa on a learning curve as French Open start looms...

PARIS : Paula Badosa will enter the French Open as the third seed and is learning to cope with elevated expectations after her steady rise up the rankings. The 24-year-old Spaniard arrives in Paris for the claycourt Grand Slam having lost in the third rou...

 2022-05-20 13:37 

Malay Mail Online

Zverev says Nadal plays '30pc better' at Roland Garros tennis...

PARIS, May 20 — Alexander Zverev believes Rafael Nadal plays "30 per cent better" at Roland Garros as he backed either t......

 2022-05-20 13:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Jabeur brimming with confidence ahead of French Open...

PARIS : Tunisian Ons Jabeur has been marked as one of the big threats to world number one Iga Swiatek at the French Open this year and the 27-year-old is certainly not lacking in belief.Currently ranked at a career-high sixth, Jabeur won 11 straight match...

 2022-05-20 13:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Datakraf Solution strengthens offering with AT&T Cybersecurity partnership...
 2022-05-20 13:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lack of buying interest as a result of rising inflation, higher interest rates, and uncertainty...
 2022-05-20 13:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia's entertainment sector has begun to recover: ministry - ANTARA News...

The national entertainment sector has begun to recover and return to normalcy following an improvement in the COVID-19 situation in Indonesia, an official ......

 2022-05-20 13:26 

Malay Mail Online

Jailed tennis star Becker annoyed by 'fictitious' coverage, says lawyer Germany...

BERLIN, May 20 — Boris Becker is annoyed by some of the "fictitious" media coverage written about him since the former t......

 2022-05-20 13:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tumpat man nabbed with ketum leaves, juice and cough mixture...
 2022-05-20 13:24 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Women must innovate, adapt at work: deputy minister - ANTARA News...

Deputy Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Angela Tanoesoedibjo has urged Indonesian women to continue to innovate and adapt in the professional ......

 2022-05-20 13:24 

Jakarta Post

How can Indonesia improve REDD+ to stop deforestation? Indonesia's REDD+ program triggered an improvement in the country forest policies, yet it stil....
 2022-05-20 13:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bentong trader in hot soup after lodging false robbery report...
 2022-05-20 13:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Renault boss Luca de Meo could return to Japan in June - source...

The head of French carmaker Renault could return to Japan in June for the second time in two months, a source close to the matter told Reuters, a sign of intensifying talks with partner Nissan on a planned carve-out of its electric vehicle business.CEO Lu...

 2022-05-20 13:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Newcastle focused on securing top-10 finish, says Howe...

Relegation battlers Burnley can expect no favours from resurgent Newcastle United on Sunday as Eddie Howe's team try to clinch a top-10 finish at the end of a transformational season.When Howe took charge in November with Newcastle second from bottom ...

 2022-05-20 13:20 

Malay Mail Online

Huawei calls Canada 5G ban an 'unfortunate political decision'...

OTTAWA, May 20 — Huawei said today a ban on the Chinese telecoms giant from Canada's 5G networks was "an unfortunate pol......

 2022-05-20 13:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

High five not enough for Muthu...
 2022-05-20 13:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Number of UK monkeypox cases more than doubles to 20...

LONDON: The UK Health Security Agency said on Friday (May 20) that it had detected 11 new cases of monkeypox in England, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 20.Britain had previously reported a total of nine cases of the usually m...

 2022-05-20 13:13 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Slipping to fifth, Philippines counts on strong finish to push it up the standings...

HANOI---The Philippines' gold haul on Friday was so lean, it dropped the country to fifth place in the 31st Southeast Asian Games.But as Team Philippines heads to the final stretch of the biennial meet, there are more golds that could put the country ...

 2022-05-20 13:11 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Nearly 18kg of heroin seized at Woodlands Checkpoint in largest reported haul of drug since 2001...

SINGAPORE — Nearly 18kg of heroin was found in a car at the Woodlands Checkpoint, leading to the arrest of three suspects at several locations across Singapore, authorities said on Friday (May 20)....

 2022-05-20 13:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Dark times inspire Dakar artist at long-awaited African art biennale...

DAKAR : As the international art world flocks to Dakar for the African art biennale, Senegalese artist Fally Sene Sow only has to look out the window to find inspiration in the chaotic street market outside his studio in the capital.Normally colourful and...

 2022-05-20 13:07 

Vietnam News

More processing plants licensed to export pangasius to US...

The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department (NAFIQAD) has announced that the US has licensed six more Vietnamese pangasius processing factories to export to the market....

 2022-05-20 13:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore, Vietnam ink agreement to enhance interaction between parliamentarians...

HANOI: Singapore and Vietnam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to deepen interactions between parliamentarians from both sides, allowing them to find more areas of collaboration.The MOU was signed on Thursday (May 19) by Singapore Speaker of...

 2022-05-20 13:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Commuters fume as KL Sentral LRT breakdown leaves thousands stranded...
 2022-05-20 13:04 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore makes major heroin bust at Malaysia border...

SINGAPORE, May 20 — Singapore's anti-narcotics agency today announced the seizure of nearly 18kg (634oz) of heroin in a......

 2022-05-20 13:03 

Malay Mail Online

Why US oil price has caught up with Brent...

LONDON, May 20 — World oil markets experienced a rarity this week, as the price of the US benchmark contract, West Texas......

 2022-05-20 13:00 

Bangkok Post

Flash flood alert issued until Monday...

Weather forecasters are warning of sudden floods and runoff from heavy rain that is expected to continue in most parts of the country over the next three days....

 2022-05-20 12:59 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Hidilyn Diaz happy with her performance, says it's first step to Paris...

HANOI---Make no doubt about it, Hidilyn Diaz is tracing her steps back to the Olympics. Never mind the underwhelming performance with which she secured her second Southeast Asian Games gold medal on Friday here.The country's first and only Olympic cha...

 2022-05-20 12:56 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Bolster women's involvement in economic development: Deputy Minister - ANTARA News...

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Mahendra Siregar opined that women's involvement in the national and global economic development still needs to be ......

 2022-05-20 12:55 

Cebu Daily News

Mayor Suan says he has submitted pertinent documents for reopening of Mr. Liempo branches...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The camp of Cordova mayor-elect Cesar "Didoy" Suan said they have already submitted the necessary documents to re-open the around 30 "Mr. Liempo" branches in Cebu. Earlier, the Bureau of Internal Revenue...

 2022-05-20 12:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kok Leong reaches snooker semis...
 2022-05-20 12:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia eyes 587 GW power from clean energy plants by 2060 - ANTARA News...

Indonesia is planning to develop clean energy power plants to generate 587 gigawatts (GW) of power by 2060 as a form of the government's and ......

 2022-05-20 12:53 

Cebu Daily News

Alex Eala wins 3rd tennis bronze in SEA Games...

MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala settled for another bronze medal after falling to Thai rival Luksika Kumkhum, 4-6, 1-6, in the women's tennis singles semifinal of the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Friday at Hanaka Paris Ocean Park Centre Court i...

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