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 2022-01-16 22:40 

ABS-CBN

Babae patay sa banggaan ng motorsiklo, trailer truck sa Malate...

Dead on arrival sa ospital ang isang 45 anyos na babae na lulan ng motorsiklo na bumangga sa isang truck sa Malate, Maynila nitong Linggo....

 2022-01-16 22:39 

Manila Bulletin

JEM starts with 2 for 2022: Her own rendition of songs of Moonstar88 and 6cyclemind...

JEM Jem releases her new single "Huwag Na" which came from one of 6cyclemind's songs in its rich catalog. This is her second installment to her upcoming EP, which includes her rendition of Moonstar88's crowd favorite "Gilid." Maysh...

 2022-01-16 22:39 

Bangkok Post

Demographic doomsday...

Having endured the pandemic for the last two years, Thailand's workforce gradually changed over that period as many unemployed people started to run their own business or work as freelancers....

 2022-01-16 22:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Equatorial Guinea upset holders Algeria in Cup of Nations shock...

DOUALA : Esteban Obiang scored 20 minutes from time as Equatorial Guinea pulled off one of the great Africa Cup of Nations finals upsets with a 1-0 win over defending champions Algeria on Sunday.The shock Group E result leaves Algeria bottom of the standi...

 2022-01-16 22:30 

Jakarta Post

Djokovic's court defeat to shake up Australian Open draw The world number one had been favourite to win a 10th title at Melbourne Park and claim a 21st Grand....
 2022-01-16 22:30 

Bangkok Post

A 'welfare city' challenge...

The former president of King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) has vowed to turn Bangkok into a welfare city if he is elected as the capital's next governor....

 2022-01-16 22:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Atalanta halt Inter's winning run with Bergamo draw...

ROME : Inter Milan dropped points in Serie A for the first time in more than two months as Atalanta held the league leaders to an entertaining 0-0 draw on Sunday to end their eight-match winning run. Atalanta goalkeeper Juan Musso produced a spectacular s...

 2022-01-16 22:28 

Manila Bulletin

Birdwatchers flock for glimpse of rare snowy owl in US capital...

WASHINGTON, United States — The white dome of the US Capitol shines through the night, illuminating a small group huddled down the hill, bundled tightly against the winter cold and carrying long-lens cameras and binoculars. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN The ...

 2022-01-16 22:26 

Manila Bulletin

U.S. sees highest rate of children COVID-19 hospitalizations...

WASHINGTON — U.S. pediatric hospitalizations related to COVID-19 are at the highest level since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest data of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Parents and children sled in Dumbo,...

 2022-01-16 22:24 

The Strait Times

Anti-Covid-19 vaccine far-right rally attracts hundreds in Hungary...

The group has been campaigning on a fierce anti-vaccine message ahead of April 3 elections.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 22:21 

Channel NewsAsia

A day in the life of ... Singapore Watch Club founder Tom Chng...

Singapore Watch Club (SWC) founder Tom Chng takes the new Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon Light Up connected watch out for a spin....

 2022-01-16 22:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Marseille held by 10-man Lille in Ligue 1...

MARSEILLE, France : Olympique de Marseille were held to a 1-1 home draw by 10-man Lille on Sunday as they missed the chance to rejoin Nice in second place in Ligue 1.Cengiz Under salvaged a point for Marseille as he cancelled out Sven Botman's opener ...

 2022-01-16 22:13 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Indonesia reinstates embassy in Kabul but holds off official recognition of Taliban Indonesia has reinstated its representative office in Kabul mainly to coordinate and monitor the dis....
 2022-01-16 22:11 

Manila Bulletin

South Korean leader hails K-pop impact on Mideast trip...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — South Korea's soft power matches its economic achievements, President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday at the start of a Middle East tour expected to focus on business and trade opportunities. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN K-pop s...

 2022-01-16 22:11 

Manila Bulletin

Baby dead from COVID-19 in Qatar: ministry...

DOHA, Qatar — A three-week-old baby has died from Covid-19 in Qatar, the health ministry said on Sunday, reporting a rare child fatality from the illness in the Gulf country. "A three-week-old baby has sadly died as a result of severe infection ...

 2022-01-16 22:11 

Manila Bulletin

Election fraud belief undimmed for Trump fans, despite party hopes...

FLORENCE, United States — Jonathan Riches has been to 40 Donald Trump rallies and fervently believes the last US presidential election was stolen. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Like thousands of others who spent hours in a dusty field in Arizona this weekend...

 2022-01-16 22:11 

Manila Bulletin

Huge Tonga volcanic eruption caused 'significant damage'...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, but the full extent was unclear with comm...

 2022-01-16 22:11 

Manila Bulletin

New York moving over Omicron peak as cases fall...

NEW YORK COVID-19's current crisis appears to be mirroring the projections made by officials and health experts that cases in New York are beginning to dip as sharply as they rose around Christmas, local media reported on Sunday. People walk past a CO...

 2022-01-16 22:10 

Jakarta Post

Casualty reports awaited from Tonga with communications mostly down An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves ....
 2022-01-16 22:09 

The Strait Times

Britain's PM Johnson plans to scrap Covid-19 self-isolation law...

Mr Johnson wants to permanently revoke emergency coronavirus laws as Britain's Covid-19 cases continue to fall.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 22:05 

The Strait Times

Biden, Japan PM Kishida to hold bilateral talks on Friday: White House...

The two leaders are set to discuss their two nations' economies, security matters, climate change and other bilateral issues. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 22:04 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Indonesia eases travel curbs amid encouraging Omicron studies The government has lifted its travel ban on countries with severe COVID-19 transmission and reduced ....
 2022-01-16 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 17...

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 2022-01-16 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: This Great Resignation isn't as significant as it's made out to be...

The resignation figures in the US may be an over-exaggeration of the situation when put into perspective, says a lecturer....

 2022-01-16 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Should drivers aged 70 and above still drive?...

While driving provides an irreplaceable sense of freedom and mental wellbeing, elderly drivers are at higher risk of sustaining heavy or fatal injuries in the event of a car accident, says UK expert....

 2022-01-16 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

The Big Read: At your service — or perhaps not, as manpower crunch worsens for hotels and restaurants...

SINGAPORE: After forking out more than S$2,000 for a three-night staycation at Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa in November last year, Ms Wendy Chong and her family were told that their room was not ready when they arrived at the scheduled check-in time. Th...

 2022-01-16 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Do we dump office chores no one wants to do on admin staff?...

Our unconscious bias at work often leads us to pass the buck on planning team meetings, arranging for corporate gifts on special occasions and more to mostly female executive admin staff. This has to stop, says SUSS' Dr Tania Nagpaul....

 2022-01-16 22:00 

Malay Mail Online

Marseille held by Lille as Rennes thrash sorry Bordeaux...

PARIS, Jan 17 — Rennes ended a run of three successive Ligue 1 defeats by crushing 10-man Bordeaux 6-0 on Sunday to plunge Vladimir Petkovic's struggling side into the relegation zone. Bordeaux have won just three times in 21 league games under....

 2022-01-16 21:56 

Malay Mail Online

Fire Dept: Bodies of duo recovered at Sungai Masai...

JOHOR BARU, Jan 17 — A fun outing for six young boys at Sungai Masai, near Taman Masai Utama, here yesterday turned tragic after two of them drowned. Johor Zone 1 Fire and Rescue Department Asst Supt Hamdan Ismail said the body of Sharif Mohd......

 2022-01-16 21:52 

Manila Bulletin

Automotive sales are on the rise...

The automotive market in the Philippines made a decent comeback in 2021. Total sales of around 280,000 vehicles translates to a 16 percent growth over 2020. This is a very welcome and encouraging development for the industry. Of course, it can be argued t...

 2022-01-16 21:51 

Malay Mail Online

'The Continent': Africa's ambitious newspaper, designed for WhatsApp...

CAPE TOWN, Jan 17 — Late one night, South African journalist Simon Allison woke up his wife with an idea: a weekly African newspaper for Africans, distributed via WhatsApp. She told him to go back to sleep, and "keep it for the morning". But...

 2022-01-16 21:50 

Bangkok Post

Ministry nixes land and building tax cut...

The Finance Ministry will not consider this year extending the period of the land and building tax reduction because of the fiscal burden, says Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith....

 2022-01-16 21:44 

The Strait Times

US surgeon general warns that Omicron has not yet peaked...

The next few weeks would be very tough as hospitalisations and deaths rise, he said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 21:37 

Malay Mail Online

Harrison hat-trick inspires Leeds to win at West Ham...

LONDON, Jan 17 — West Ham United squandered a chance to cement fourth spot in the Premier League as they lost 3-2 at home to Leeds United on Sunday with Jack Harrison scoring a hat-trick for the visitors. After three successive wins West Ham had......

 2022-01-16 21:37 

Malay Mail Online

Liverpool go second with comfortable win over Brentford...

LIVERPOOL, Jan 17 — Liverpool climbed to second in the Premier League after goals from Fabinho, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Takumi Minamino earned them a 3-0 win over Brentford at Anfield on Sunday. The win moved Jurgen Klopp's side above......

 2022-01-16 21:35 

The Strait Times

Ukraine says has 'evidence' Russia behind cyberattack...

Microsoft has warned the hack could be far worse than first thought.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 21:33 

Bangkok Post

Pheu Thai eyes landslide...

The main opposition Pheu Thai Party underwent a restructuring of its executive board in October last year under new leader Cholnan Srikaew, who vowed his party will not settle for anything less than a landslide victory in the next general election....

 2022-01-16 21:30 

Bangkok Post

First Omicron death reported...

Thailand on Sunday reported its first death from the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant....

 2022-01-16 21:28 

Malay Mail Online

Betis knock out Sevilla after suspended game resumes in 39th minute without fans...

MADRID, Jan 17 — Real Betis and Sevilla resumed their suspended Copa del Rey match in the 39th minute and behind closed doors on Sunday as Sergio Canales sealed a 2-1 victory to send Betis into the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey. The game was......

 2022-01-16 21:27 

The Strait Times

French parliament approves Covid-19 vaccine pass...

The new law will require people to have a vaccine certificate to enter public places like restaurants.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 21:25 

The Strait Times

Airlines cancel over 2,700 US flights as winter storm hits US East Coast...

American Airlines is allowing customers affected by the weather to rebook flights without a fee.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-16 21:25 

Malay Mail Online

Premier League faces fan fury for flurry of postponements...

LONDON, Jan 17 — The Premier League stands accused of overseeing a farce after agreeing to Arsenal's request to postpone their trip to Tottenham with the Gunners reportedly missing just one player due to coronavirus. Sunday's north London......

 2022-01-16 21:18 

Malay Mail Online

Adelaide local Kokkinakis wins his first ATP title...

ADELAIDE, Jan 17 — Home favourite Thanasi Kokkinakis claimed the first ATP title of his career Saturday after downing fellow big-server Arthur Rinderknech in three sets at the Adelaide International final. The Australian prevailed 6-7 (8/6), 7-6......

 2022-01-16 21:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Late Longhurst goal earns Hammers 1-1 draw with Spurs...

LONDON : Kate Longhurst scored deep into stoppage time to snatch a point for West Ham United as they drew 1-1 with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday despite playing much of the second half of their Women's Super League clash with 10 players. After a gritty ...

 2022-01-16 21:13 

Malay Mail Online

Alonso has surgery to remove plates from jaw...

MADRID, Jan 17 — Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has had surgery to remove the titanium plates fitted to his jaw after a road accident while cycling last February. The 40-year-old Alpine driver, speaking during the weekend's......

 2022-01-16 21:10 

Inquirer.net

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At least 1.04 million Metro Manila residents may have COVID-19 OCTA Research...

MANILA, Philippines — The independent analytics group OCTA Research on Sunday estimated that Metro Manila's actual COVID-19 cases could be six to 15 times higher than the official numbers being reported by the Department of Health (DOH) in its d...

 2022-01-16 21:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Huge Tonga volcanic eruption caused 'significant damage'...

WELLINGTON:...

 2022-01-16 21:08 

Malay Mail Online

Real Madrid beat Athletic 2-0 to claim Super Cup title...

RIYADH, Jan 17 — Real Madrid were crowned Spanish Super Cup champions after goals from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema earned them a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Real took the lead in the 38th minute after Rodrygo sprinted.....

 2022-01-16 21:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Real Madrid defeat Athletic Bilbao to win Spanish Super Cup...

RIYADH: Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup by beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 on Sunday (Jan 16) as Luka Modric and a Karim Benzema penalty secured a comfortable victory in Saudi Arabia.Modric's curling finish towards the end of the first half and Benz...

 2022-01-16 21:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Real Madrid beat Athletic 2-0 to claim Super Cup title...

RIYADH : Real Madrid were crowned Spanish Super Cup champions after goals from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema earned them a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Real took the lead in the 38th minute after Rodrygo sprinted past two defend...

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