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 2022-08-13 00:02 

Malay Mail Online

Ukraine, Russia blame each other for nuclear plant shelling...

KYIV, Aug 13 Ukraine and Russia accused each other yesterday of risking catastrophe by shelling Europe's largest nu......

 2022-08-13 00:00 

Cebu Daily News

Poverty seen from below...

The scale of poverty as seen from below, by the people, is very much larger than as seen from above, by the bureaucracy. Nearly half of household heads in the nation rate their families as Mahirap (Poor), only one-fifth rate themselves as Hindi Mahirap (N...

 2022-08-13 00:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ministry asked to define illegal racing...
 2022-08-13 00:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ollerenshaw agrees with AFC decision to change ACL, AFC Cup schedules...
 2022-08-13 00:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Brain cancer alters these 2 young adults' lives, including the way they eat, speak and read...

SINGAPORE — Ms Vivian Tan used to be a competitive straight-A student and Mr Benjamin Lim was an avid cyclist holding down a packing job in the logistics sector....

 2022-08-13 00:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

The Big Read in short: The rise of TikTok and its profound impact on society...

SINGAPORE — Driven to "insanity and boredom" while being stuck at home during the partial lockdown in 2020, Ms Nicole Liel turned to a new social media app that her social circle has been using to pass her time....

 2022-08-13 00:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

The Big Read: Watch out Facebook (and the world), as pandemic-fuelled TikTok boom unleashes the good, bad and ugly...

SINGAPORE — Driven to "insanity and boredom" while being stuck at home during the partial lockdown in 2020, Ms Nicole Liel turned to a new social media app that her social circle has been using to pass her time....

 2022-08-12 23:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Aishah hits all the right notes...
 2022-08-12 23:51 

Malay Mail Online

Barca register four new signings after triggering final 'economic lever'...

BARCELONA, Aug 13 Barcelona have registered four of their newly signed players ahead of their opening game of the s......

 2022-08-12 23:47 

Malay Mail Online

Audi, Porsche, Kia say US EV buyers will lose tax credit under legislation...

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 — Audi of America, Kia Corp and Porsche said yesterday that buyers of its electric vehicles will lose......

 2022-08-12 23:45 

Malay Mail Online

Salman Rushdie, novelist who drew death threats, on ventilator after New York stabbing...

NEW YORK, Aug 13 Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who spent years in hiding after Iran urged Muslims to kil......

 2022-08-12 23:44 

Manila Bulletin

Over 150 endangered vultures poisoned to death in southern Africa...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa At least 150 critically-endangered vultures were poisoned to death in separate incidents in Botswana and South Africa, conservationists said Friday, warning the killings pushed the birds closer to extinction. AFP/ MANILA BULLETI...

 2022-08-12 23:43 

Bangkok Post

KBank eyeing regional AMC market...

Kasikornbank (KBank) has studied bad asset management business in the Asian market, in line with the region's higher distressed debt because of the Covid-19 pandemic, said a KBank executive....

 2022-08-12 23:42 

Manila Bulletin

French region urges youth meningitis vaccinations after death...

LYON, France Officials in southeast France said Friday they were urging some 56,000 young people to get vaccinated against meningitis, after 12 cases over the past year that led to at least one death. The alarming number of Meningococcal B cases may be li...

 2022-08-12 23:39 

Manila Bulletin

Czech firefighters put out huge forest fire after 20 days...

PRAGUE, Czech Republic Czech firefighters have put out a forest fire in a national park on the country's northern border with Germany after 20 days, the interior minister said on Friday. The largest fire in Czech history broke out in the Bohemian Swit...

 2022-08-12 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

Ukraine in default according to Fitch and S&P...

KYIV, Aug 13 — Global rating agencies S&P and Fitch yesterday lowered Ukraine's foreign currency ratings to selective de......

 2022-08-12 23:31 

Manila Bulletin

Polio found in New York City wastewater...

NEW YORK, United States Polio has been detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus that causes the disease is likely circulating there, health authorities said Friday, calling on residents of the Big Apple to make sure they are vaccinated...

 2022-08-12 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

At least 11 killed in Montenegro shooting...

PODGORICA, Montenegro A shooter killed at least 11 people including two children in a mass shooting in Montenegro's central city of Cetinje on Friday, officials said, in one of the deadliest violent incidents to rock the Adriatic nation. Emergency ser...

 2022-08-12 23:29 

Malay Mail Online

Benzema, Ronaldo and Haaland nominated for Ballon d'Or, Messi misses out...

PARIS, Aug 13 Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema is among the 30 nominees on the shortlist for the prestigious men's......

 2022-08-12 23:28 

Manila Bulletin

Foreigners flock to Canada for monkeypox vaccine...

MONTREAL, Canada With the monkeypox vaccine in short supply in the United States, thousands of foreigners, including Americans are flocking to Montreal to get their shots. The capital of Quebec province, located about 70 kilometers (43 miles) north of the...

 2022-08-12 23:26 

Malay Mail Online

Kuching to host Malaysia's first ever conference on shamanism...

KUCHING, Aug 13 — Kuching will be host to the country's first ever conference on shamanism, to be held from August 25 to......

 2022-08-12 23:24 

Manila Bulletin

Ex-vice mayor gunned down in Batangas...

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Laguna A former vice mayor was shot dead Thursday, August 11, in Sitio Cupang, Barangay Tayuman, Lobo, Batangas. Police Capt. Roy Cuevas, Lobo police chief, identified the victim as Romeo Sulit, 61, vice mayor of Lobo from ...

 2022-08-12 23:23 

Malay Mail Online

N.Korea lifts mask mandate, distancing rules after declaring Covid victory...

SEOUL, Aug 13 North Korea has dropped a face mask mandate and other social distancing rules as leader Kim Jong-un d......

 2022-08-12 23:21 

Channel NewsAsia

'No premeditation': Man given life sentence for murdering wife in UK was mentally and physically worn down after fall, says judge...

But as Fong Soong Hert held a pillow over his wife's face, he had...

 2022-08-12 23:19 

Malay Mail Online

Devotees gather at Kuching's Carpenter Street temple for Hungry Ghost Festival...

KUCHING, Aug 13 — A large number of devotees and curious members of the public gathered at Hiang Thian Siang Ti Temple i......

 2022-08-12 23:18 

Malay Mail Online

Actress Anne Heche dies after life support turned off...

LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 Hollywood actor Anne Heche has been declared legally dead, one week after she crashed her car i......

 2022-08-12 23:16 

Manila Bulletin

Hit Koreanovelas air back-to-back on GMA Telebabad this Aug. 15...

There's no stopping GMA Heart of Asia from bringing good vibes to its loyal viewers as the well-loved Korean dramas "The Red Sleeve" and "About Time" air back-to-back starting this Aug. 15 on GMA Telebabad. "The Red Sleeve" is ...

 2022-08-12 23:16 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy communications minister: 'Mat Kilau' film inspires fighting spirit against colonialism...

PADANG BESAR, Aug 13 — The film Mat Kilau carries a strong message on the hardships faced by our freedom fighters in fre......

 2022-08-12 23:12 

Manila Bulletin

Noli encounters 'fancy chickens' in 'KBYN: Kaagapay ng Bayan'...

Did you know about the loud and proud chicken? Noli de Castro introduces these rare and expensive ornamental chickens in Nueva Ecija this Sunday (Aug. 14) on "KBYN: Kaagapay ng Bayan." These fancy chicken breeds, like the Malaysian Serama and the ...

 2022-08-12 23:12 

Cebu Daily News

Student groups slam West Visayas State University hiring of First Lady...

ILOILO CITY—Student organizations in this city have criticized the West Visayas State University (WVSU) administration for hiring First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos as one of the newest faculty members at its College of Law. The National Union of People...

 2022-08-12 23:08 

Manila Bulletin

Cardo and Darna join forces live this Sunday on 'ASAP 'Natin 'To'...

A grand heroic celebration comes viewers' way as the stars of "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" and "Mars Ravelo's Darna" bring exciting performances alongside your ASAP family live this Sunday (Aug. 14) on "ASAP Natin 'To" o...

 2022-08-12 23:05 

Manila Bulletin

'Lolong' introduces more characters as top-rating TV series enters new chapter...

Beginning Aug. 15, viewers are in for more revelations and action-packed scenes as the biggest adventure-serye on Philippine primetime, 'Lolong,' enters a new chapter. Beginning August 15, viewers are in for more revelations and action-packed scen...

 2022-08-12 23:01 

The Strait Times

Salman Rushdie stabbed: The 1989 fatwa against the Indian-born novelist...

Friday's knife attack on Rushdie comes more than 33 years after the fatwa against him by Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-08-12 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

'We are part of 'Keluarga Malaysia' too': Born abroad to a Malaysian mother, a daughter's decades-long struggle for citizenship...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Since childhood, Tehmina Kaoosji has fought an uphill battle to be recognised as a Malaysian citi......

 2022-08-12 23:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Aug 13...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Aug 13, 2022. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-08-12 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Sathit foresees end to list-MP tussle...

A last-ditch effort to settle the wrangle over the calculation of list-MPs will succeed on Monday provided the quorum is met, said Sathit Pitutecha, chair of the parliamentary panel scrutinising the organic bill that governs the calculation method....

 2022-08-12 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Provinces on alert for more floods...

Flood alerts have been issued in 11 provinces, including Bangkok, after severe runoff unleashed by Tropical Storm Mulan flowed downstream from the North, according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation....

 2022-08-12 22:58 

The Strait Times

After years in hiding in London, Salman Rushdie lived freely in New York...

Rushdie's status as a high-profile author and champion of free speech has made him a celebrity. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-08-12 22:56 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

US stocks post weekly gains after better inflation data...

NEW YORK Wall Street stocks concluded a positive week on a winning note, rising Friday on improving investor sentiment following better US inflation data earlier in the week. All three major indices finished firmly higher as markets rode the wave from con...

 2022-08-12 22:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Barca register four new signings after triggering final 'economic lever'...

Barcelona have registered four of their newly signed players ahead of their opening game of the season at home to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, a LaLiga source has told Reuters.Midfielder Franck Kessie, defender Andreas Christensen and forwards Robert Lewan...

 2022-08-12 22:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Willian leaves Corinthians after death threats...

Brazil forward Willian has left local side Corinthians after receiving death threats, the former Arsenal and Chelsea player said.The 34-year-old went on a free transfer to Corinthians last summer, but the return has been everything but pleasant for the wi...

 2022-08-12 22:47 

Bangkok Post

Smartphone sales set to struggle in 2022...

Thailand's smartphone market is expected to experience flat growth or even decline this year due to the economic slump and a weaker baht, but flagship 5G smartphones, loans and trade-in programmes could help prop up the segment, according to IT produc...

 2022-08-12 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo talks tech, Princess Diana and paying it forward through education...

The designer's journey from Penang to the pinnacle of the global fashion world is legendary. CNA Luxury met up with Choo in Bangkok where he talks about his stratospheric rise and the lessons he has learned along the way....

 2022-08-12 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

US lawmakers pass landmark climate, health plan in big win for Biden...

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers on Friday (Aug 12) adopted President Joe Biden's sprawling climate, tax and health care plan - a major win for the veteran Democrat that includes the biggest ever American investment in the battle against global warming. Passa...

 2022-08-12 22:42 

The Strait Times

US stocks post weekly gains after better inflation data...

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 1.3 per cent to 33,761.05. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-08-12 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

What if getting Alzheimer's Disease is my destiny?: Children of patients fear their own future diagnosis...
 2022-08-12 22:35 

Channel NewsAsia

YouTube plans to launch streaming video service - WSJ...

Alphabet Inc's YouTube is planning to launch an online store for streaming video services, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.The company has renewed talks with entertainment companies about participating in the platform, which it is referring...

 2022-08-12 22:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Why even 2 minutes of walking after a meal will improve your health...
 2022-08-12 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

A beginner's guide to campervanning in Australia: How to plan and enjoy the great outdoors on wheels...

It's all about spontaneity, but a little planning can't hurt. Here's a guide to campervanning for beginners who may not have gone camping before....

 2022-08-12 22:24 

Jakarta Post

EU presidency mulls visa ban for all Russians "The flat halting of Russian visas by all EU member states could be another very effective sanc....

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