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 2022-01-17 06:16 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia's new Covid-19 cases fall to 2,342 cases today...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Malaysia recorded 2,342 new Covid-19 cases today as compared to 3,010 cases yesterday. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brings the cumulative number of Covid-19 cases nationwide now to......

 2022-01-17 06:16 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Pertamina discovers oil, gas resources in Jambi - ANTARA News...

State-owned oil and gas firm PT Pertamina has discovered oil and gas reserves at the Sungai Gelam Timur exploration well-001 (SGET-001) located in Muaro ......

 2022-01-17 06:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia-developed NX-UVC Shield safe for humans, lethal fot viruses...
 2022-01-17 06:15 

Manila Bulletin

Mitsubishi Motors PH taps IBM...

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC), the country's second largest car company, has partnered with technology provider IBM as part of its digital transformation strategy. In a statement, IBM said it has successfully implemented a Vehicle Managem...

 2022-01-17 06:14 

Philippine Star

Gov't grants tax breaks to Mindanao-based cement project...
 2022-01-17 06:12 

Manila Bulletin

2021 crime rate drops in Western Visayas by 18%...

ILOILO CITY — In 2021, criminal incidents in Western Visayas region were reduced by 18.45 percent. Data from Police Regional Office (PRO-6) showed that there were a total of 17,710 crime incidents in 2021. There was a decline of 4,008 incidents in c...

 2022-01-17 06:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: 'Scream' reigns at US box office, ousting 'Spider-Man'...
 2022-01-17 06:11 

Manila Bulletin

Vape Law is Duterte legacy, top Filipino doctors say...

As a staunch anti-smoking advocate, President Duterte will leave a lasting legacy when he signs the vape bill into law as millions of Filipino smokers will now have a less harmful option to move away from cigarettes if they find it hard to quit, four prom...

 2022-01-17 06:09 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Devin Booker helps Suns demolish Pistons...

Devin Booker scored 30 points in 30 minutes, and the visiting Phoenix Suns rolled past the Detroit Pistons 135-108 on Sunday afternoon.Booker made 11 of 18 field-goal attempts and sat out the fourth quarter. Cameron Payne had 20 points, five rebounds and ...

 2022-01-17 06:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nadal makes scorching start in bid for record 21st Slam...
 2022-01-17 06:06 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Respond to NFT trend by increasing digital literacy skills: Ministry - ANTARA News...

Communication and Informatics Ministry's spokesperson, Dedy Permadi, deemed it crucial for people to bolster their digital literacy skills to respond to ......

 2022-01-17 06:05 

Malay Mail Online

Nanta: Putrajaya set aside RM680m to stabilise prices of goods...

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 17 — The government has allocated RM680 million for the Price Standardisation, Price Stabilisation and General Use Flour Subsidy programmes this year, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri......

 2022-01-17 06:05 

Manila Bulletin

Police: 1 Bilibid escapee killed in Muntinlupa...

One of the three prisoners who escaped from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa on Jan. 17 was killed during manhunt operations by authorities. The Muntinlupa police identified the fatality as Pacifico Adlawan, 49, a native of Surigao del Sur, who ...

 2022-01-17 06:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Nadal launches Grand Slam record bid by steamrolling Giron...

MELBOURNE : Rafa Nadal launched his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title with a 6-1 6-4 6-2 trouncing of American Marcos Giron on Monday to reach the second round of the Australian Open.With Djokovic sent packing by Australian authorities and Roger Fede...

 2022-01-17 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

BSP handled P540-M worth of consumer complaints in 2021...

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has processed P540-million worth of financial consumers' complaints and concerns in 2021 via its Consumer Assistance Management System (CAMS), according to BSP Governor Benjamin E. Diokno. BSP Governor Benjamin E....

 2022-01-17 06:03 

Manila Bulletin

PBA chief graces PSA Forum...

What lies ahead on the PBA Governors Cup following the abrupt postponement of its games with the current spike of COVID-19 cases in NCR Plus? Commissioner Willie Marcial will provide answers on the matter as he appears in the virtual Philippine Sportswrit...

 2022-01-17 06:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: HK actress Michelle Reis beats life-threatening illness...
 2022-01-17 06:01 

Philippine Star

Pagpatay sa mag-asawang Anakpawis members pinaiimbestigahan sa CHR...
 2022-01-17 06:01 

ABS-CBN

SC affirms ruling dismissing Pichay from LWUA, barring him from public office...

The Supreme Court has upheld an Ombudsman ruling dismissing ex-congressman Prospero Pichay, Jr. as head of the Local Water Utilities Administration....

 2022-01-17 06:00 

Manila Bulletin

New electrical engineers to take oath on Jan. 21...

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that passers of the Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination will have their online oathtaking on Jan. 21. (PRC / MANILA BULLETIN) The online oathtaking at 2 p.m. will be spearheaded by PRC Lucena th...

 2022-01-17 06:00 

Manila Bulletin

EASL getting a lot of interest ahead of official launch...

It has yet to formally take off, but interest on the East Asia Super League (EASL) is fast gaining ground around the region. Inquiries about the fledgling league set for an early October launch have been non-stop since its formation was first unveiled in ...

 2022-01-17 05:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Bencic advances but says still not 100per cent after COVID-19...

Belinda Bencic moved into the Australian Open second round on Monday with a 6-4 6-3 win over France's Kristina Mladenovic but the Olympic champion said she is still not at her best after testing positive for COVID-19 last month.The 24-year-old, who ha...

 2022-01-17 05:59 

Bangkok Post

Why thieves are snatching French bulldogs across the US...

WASHINGTON - The two thieves who brutally robbed 27-year-old Marieke Bayens at gunpoint on a California street were not after her purse -- or her. They wanted the little dog at the end of her leash: Merlyn, a French bulldog....

 2022-01-17 05:59 

Manila Bulletin

Roque says Senate bill discriminatory against China-owned enterprises...

Former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17 assailed as unconstitutional the Senate amendment to the 1936 Public Service Act as it allegedly seeks to prohibit state-owned enterprises to engage in public services. Now running for se...

 2022-01-17 05:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Bencic advances but says still not 100% after COVID-19...

Belinda Bencic moved into the Australian Open second round on Monday (Jan 17) with a 6-4 6-3 win over France's Kristina Mladenovic but the Olympic champion said she is still not at her best after testing positive for COVID-19 last month.The 24-year-ol...

 2022-01-17 05:58 

Manila Bulletin

Magsayo all set vs Russell...

Unbeaten Filipino boxer Mark Magsayo is ready to wage war with reigning WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City in New Jersey on Saturday, Jan. 22 (Sunday in Manila). Mark Magsayo and Gary Russell Jr. (...

 2022-01-17 05:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan to expedite booster shots, bolster island defence: PM Kishida...

TOKYO: Japan will bring forward COVID-19 vaccination booster shots by as much as two months, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday (Jan 17), as the highly transmissible Omicron variant sends infectio...

 2022-01-17 05:55 

Manila Bulletin

Fire hits homes in QC...

A fire gutted a residential area in Purok 13, Apo 2, Brgy. Tandang Sora in Quezon City on Monday afternoon, Jan. 17. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Public information said that the fire was raised to first alarm at around 1:14 p.m. and to second alar...

 2022-01-17 05:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Recruiter who redeemed 397 Temasek face mask kits using FIN numbers of foreign workers gets jail...

SINGAPORE: Thinking that certain foreign employees were less likely to redeem free mask kits distributed by the Temasek Foundation during the COVID-19 pandemic, a recruiter used their foreigner identification numbers (FINs) to redeem 397 sets for herself....

 2022-01-17 05:51 

ABS-CBN

Gov't agencies can give home care kits to COVID-stricken workers: CSC...

Government agencies are allowed to distribute COVID-19 home care kits to their workers, the CSC said....

 2022-01-17 05:51 

Bangkok Post

Omicron penetrates China's political, financial and tech hubs...

Omicron has breached the political, financial and technology centres of China for the first time, putting pressure on the country's response to the more transmissible variant as it awaits the Winter Olympics starting in less than three weeks....

 2022-01-17 05:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Son-in-law of ex-Kazakh president quits business lobby after deadly unrest...

NUR-SULTAN: The influential son-in-law of Kazakhstan's ex-president resigned as head of the leading business lobby on Monday (Jan 17) not long after public anger at perceived corruption in the Central Asian country boiled into a deadly crisis.Followin...

 2022-01-17 05:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Son-in-law of ex-Kazakh president quits business lobby after deadly unrest...

NUR-SULTAN: The influential son-in-law of Kazakhstan's ex-president resigned as head of the leading business lobby on Monday (Jan 17) not long after public anger at perceived corruption in the Central Asian country boiled into a deadly crisis.Followin...

 2022-01-17 05:49 

Cebu Daily News

NPA's recruitment of minors in the Visayas still a concern, says VISCOM official...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The recruitment of minors by the New People's Army in the Visayas remains to be a concern, according to an official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Visayas Command (VISCOM). Major Israel Galorio, information...

 2022-01-17 05:49 

Malay Mail Online

Japan to expedite booster shots, bolster island defence, says PM Kishida...

TOKYO, Jan 17 — Japan will bring forward Covid-19 vaccination booster shots by as much as two months, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday, as the highly transmissible Omicron variant sends infections soaring nationwide. In a policy speech......

 2022-01-17 05:46 

Malay Mail Online

Why thieves are snatching French bulldogs across the US...

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 — The two thieves who brutally robbed 27-year-old Marieke Bayens at gunpoint on a California street were not after her purse — or her. They wanted the little dog at the end of her leash: Merlyn, a French bulldog. From New Yo...

 2022-01-17 05:45 

Malay Mail Online

DBKL to provide transit houses for Setapak Jaya fire victims...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will provide transit houses to the two families whose houses were destroyed in a fire that broke out at a public housing (PA) flat in Setapak Jaya here, by tomorrow at the latest. City Mayor.....

 2022-01-17 05:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Instead of playing centre court in Australia, Djokovic takes selfies in Dubai...

DUBAI : On the first day of the Australian Open, the world's best male tennis player was taking selfies with fans at a Dubai airport arrivals gate.Instead of warming up for his first scheduled match on centre court at Melbourne Park in front of thousa...

 2022-01-17 05:43 

Channel NewsAsia

Telenor to divest stake in Myanmar's Wave Money to Yoma for US$53 million...

SINGAPORE: Norwegian telecom firm Telenor has agreed to sell its 51 per cent stake in Myanmar's Wave Money, a digital payment service provider, for US$53 million to a subsidiary of Yoma Strategic, the companies said in a joint statement on Monday (Jan...

 2022-01-17 05:42 

Manila Bulletin

Malacaang respects Comelec decision on Marcos candidacy...

Malacaang respects the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to junk the petition to cancel the certificate of candidacy (COC) of presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (Malacaang photo) ...

 2022-01-17 05:40 

Malay Mail Online

Angry woman in China shreds 32 wedding gowns after bridal salon refuses to return deposit money (VIDEO)...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 17 — A woman in China went berserk by shredding 32 wedding dresses after a bridal salon refused to return her deposit money following a cancelled order. Daily Mail reported that the incident happened after the salon informed the.....

 2022-01-17 05:39 

Manila Bulletin

New BTS merchandise awaits at the pop-up...

Apparel, stationery, and even household items that will make any army member giddy The Filipino army fans have proven that they can't get enough of BTS, and with the success of its first BTS pop-up store last year, SM Megamall is offering another wave...

 2022-01-17 05:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Malaysia's natural beauty attracting foreign productions...
 2022-01-17 05:37 

Manila Bulletin

BSP: NBI tasked to prosecute brains behind bank hacking incident...

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will pursue the filing of criminal cases against the brains behind the series of bank hacking incident that were reported in December 2021, an official of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Monday. Mel...

 2022-01-17 05:36 

Manila Bulletin

NPA rebel dead, 4 captured in Negros Oriental clash...

BACOLOD CITY — An alleged member of the New People's Army (NPA) was killed in a clash with the Army's 62nd Infantry Battalion (IB) at Sitio Manlibod, Barangay Sandayao, Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on Saturday. According to the Army, the...

 2022-01-17 05:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Asian markets mixed as Fed hikes loom, China growth slows...

HONG KONG Asian investors started the week on a cautious note Monday as they assessed the outlook ahead of an expected series of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while data showed growth in China's economy slowed at the end of last year. Wh...

 2022-01-17 05:34 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia ends morning session weaker...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Bursa Malaysia ended the morning trading session lower amidst the bearish sentiment in the local market, dealers said. At 12.30pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) declined 11.06 points to 1,544.27 from......

 2022-01-17 05:34 

Malay Mail Online

Canadian woman sets up non-profit organisation to rehome animals of senior or terminally ill pet owners...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — A Canadian woman has started a non-profit organisation to help rehome animals of senior or terminally ill pet owners. Speaking to People, Angela Rafuse from Halifax, Nova Scotia, said she got the idea to set up My......

 2022-01-17 05:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Cummins wins Ashes and hearts with Khawaja gesture...

Pat Cummins' leadership qualities were on full display even after his side sealed a 4-0 Ashes series win on Sunday as he ensured Usman Khawaja, the first Muslim cricketer to play for Australia, was not showered by champagne amid the celebrations.As hi...

 2022-01-17 05:32 

Manila Bulletin

Osaka into second round after Djokovic saga at Australian Open...

Japan's Naomi Osaka hits a return against Colombia's Camila Osorio during their women's singles match on day one of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 17, 2022. (AFP) Defending women's champion Naomi Osaka breeze...

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