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 2021-03-05 02:00 

Manila Bulletin

Dawn Zulueta grateful at 52...

Dawn Zulueta She doesn't seem to age as Dawn Zulueta is truly glowing! In her recent Instagram post, the veteran actress wrote: "A year ago today, I had no idea that in just a matter of days the world would turn itself inside out due to the #covid...

 2021-03-05 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Maxis and Team Secret in pact to empower Malaysian gamers...
 2021-03-05 02:00 

Manila Bulletin

EU commits to provide affordable, fair access to COVID-19 vaccines for Filipinos...

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring equitable access to vaccines, tests, and treatments following the arrival of the first 487,200 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in Manila, Thursday night. This file illustration photo...

 2021-03-05 01:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Helping contractors stay afloat...
 2021-03-05 01:57 

Manila Bulletin

Quota reached! TPB suspends subsidized swab tests for travelers at PCMC...

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) has suspended applications for its subsidized reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) at the Philippine Children's Medical Center (PCMC) for travelers due to the overwhelming number of registrants. &...

 2021-03-05 01:55 

The Strait Times

Golf: 'Tired' Nelly Korda in three-way tie for lead at Drive On Championship...

OCALA, FLORIDA (REUTERS) - Nelly Korda tried to catch her breath in the three days between winning the Gainbridge LPGA tournament in Orlando and beginning play in the Drive On Championship in Ocala, Florida, this week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-05 01:55 

Malay Mail Online

Body of woman missing in Japan 2011 tsunami identified decade on...

TOKYO, Mar 5 — The remains of a woman who went missing in the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami have been found and identified, police said today, days before the 10th anniversary of the disaster. "Skeletal remains including a skull were found on.....

 2021-03-05 01:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil extends gains on OPEC+ supply restraint...

Oil prices rose early on Friday, adding to big gains overnight after OPEC and its allies agreed to not increase supply in April as they await a ......

 2021-03-05 01:55 

Manila Bulletin

Glaiza de Castro calls out bank for 'hacked' credit card...

Glaiza de Castro Glaiza de Castro couldn't help but express disappointment over the "stress" that her "hacked" credit card has been given her. The newly-engaged star even called out the said bank on her Twitter account. "Una, na ha...

 2021-03-05 01:54 

Philippine Star

COVID-19 frontliners elated as Sinovac jabs arrive in BARMM...
 2021-03-05 01:54 

Manila Bulletin

OFWs in Iraq urged to watch apostolic visit of Pope Francis...

An official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People has asked overseas Filipino workers in Iraq to watch the "historic" visit of Pope Francis there. Bishop Ruperto Santos(CBC...

 2021-03-05 01:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Body of woman missing in Japan 2011 tsunami identified decade on...
 2021-03-05 01:53 

Manila Bulletin

2020 piracy exceeds 2013-19 total due to pandemic IPOPHL...

The coronavirus pandemic has also triggered a spike in reports related to piracy and intellectual property rights in 2020 — even exceeding the total cases recorded by the government from 2013 to 2019. At a House hearing Thursday, March 4, Intellectu...

 2021-03-05 01:53 

Channel NewsAsia

China's parliament opens with focus on Hong Kong democracy...

BEIJING: China's parliament opened on Friday (Mar 5) with eliminating Hong Kong's political opposition on the agenda, a day after dozens of ......

 2021-03-05 01:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Oriental Magpie-robin flying head on into turbulent times...
 2021-03-05 01:50 

Manila Bulletin

PH eyes evacuation of more Filipinos from Myanmar as turmoil escalates...

Following the deadly clashes in Myanmar that resulted in the death of 38 anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, the Philippines is poised to issue an advisory to all Filipino nationals to leave that country while it is still possible to do so. Foreign Affairs...

 2021-03-05 01:47 

Manila Bulletin

China's parliament opens with focus on Hong Kong democracy...

BEIJING, China (AFP) China's rubber-stamp parliament opened Friday with eliminating Hong Kong's political opposition on the agenda, a day after dozens of democracy campaigners in the city were jailed. Journalists arrive at the Great Hall of the Pe...

 2021-03-05 01:47 

Manila Bulletin

Philips Gaming Monitors launches the Vanguard Cup 2021...

Philips Gaming Monitors officially announces their first Valorant tournament. The Philips Gaming Monitor Vanguard Cup is a tournament geared to bring out the best in the current line up of teams in the country. The tournament is open to all Valorant teams...

 2021-03-05 01:45 

Philippine Star

US tightens export controls to Myanmar after protesters killed...
 2021-03-05 01:45 

Manila Bulletin

New Zealand lifts tsunami evacuation orders after Pacific quakes...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) New Zealand lifted tsunami evacuation orders covering large swathes of its coastline Friday, declaring "the largest waves have now passed" after a swarm of powerful offshore earthquakes. A deserted beach is pictured f...

 2021-03-05 01:45 

Bangkok Post

Mount fires Chelsea as Liverpool crash, Everton boost top four bid...

LONDON: Mason Mount fired Chelsea into fourth place in the Premier League as the midfielder's superb strike clinched a 1-0 win against troubled Liverpool, while Everton boosted their top four bid with a 1-0 victory at West Brom on Thursday....

 2021-03-05 01:45 

Bangkok Post

Forgotten mausoleum of Roman emperor Augustus reborn...

ROME: A newly renovated colossal mausoleum for the founder of the Roman empire Augustus has reopened to the public in the Italian capital after centuries of neglect....

 2021-03-05 01:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Stillbirths linked to Covid-19 alarm Ireland...
 2021-03-05 01:43 

Manila Bulletin

New evidence shows COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against variants...

CHICAGO, United States (Xinhua) — A research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that three new, fast-spreading variants of the virus that cause COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form of the ...

 2021-03-05 01:42 

Manila Bulletin

Wence Trajano: Photographing the Malolos of his time...

FYA! This 25-year-old artist from Bulacan understands how being at the right place to capture the right moment is crucial in snapping beautiful photos There is no shortage of young, up-and-coming talent in the local art scene. Most of the time, what many ...

 2021-03-05 01:41 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 pandemic causes unprecedented poverty rise in LatAm in 2020 — UN...

SANTIAGO, Chile (Xinhua) — Latin America reached unprecedented levels of poverty and extreme poverty in 2020 not seen in recent years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sa...

 2021-03-05 01:41 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia opens lower...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Bursa Malaysia opened mixed today amidst the weaker Wall Street performance overnight. At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) edged up 0.04 of-a-point to 1,581.3 from 1,581.26 at yesterday's close. T...

 2021-03-05 01:39 

Philippine Star

From free courses to job opportunities: Online academy is conditioning Filipinas for greater...
 2021-03-05 01:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

IPT students exempted from Covid-19 screening fee...
 2021-03-05 01:38 

Manila Bulletin

More US states drop mask mandates amid increasing variant infections...

WASHINGTON, United States (Xinhua) — More US states have announced plans to drop mask mandates amid still high baseline levels of new COVID-19 cases nationwide and increasing variant infections, drawing criticism from health experts. A woman looks a...

 2021-03-05 01:37 

Channel NewsAsia

China restores GDP growth target after economic rebound...

BEIJING: China on Friday (Mar 5) restored its annual economic growth target, setting it at above 6 per cent, and pledged to create more jobs in ......

 2021-03-05 01:35 

The Strait Times

Golf: Rory McIlroy jumps into lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational...

ORLANDO (REUTERS) - Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy shot a six-under 66 on Thursday (March 4) and was tied for the lead with Canada's Corey Conners after the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando.. Rea...

 2021-03-05 01:35 

Channel NewsAsia

US 10-year Treasuries borrowing rate in repo market goes negative, indicating stress...

The cost of borrowing U.S. 10-year Treasuries in the overnight repurchase, or repo market, went deeply negative on Thursday, analysts said, as ......

 2021-03-05 01:35 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19 pandemic having major impact on childhood cancer care, says study...

PARIS, March 5 — The pandemic has had a "substantial"; impact on childhood cancer care worldwide, with a marked rise in the number of patients abandoning treatment altogether, new research showed yesterday. Covid-19 has placed huge pressure o...

 2021-03-05 01:35 

Jakarta Post

Royal row with Harry and Meghan heats up before Oprah interview...

The explosive claim is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated public relations battle between the British institution and the US-based couple....

 2021-03-05 01:33 

Malay Mail Online

How Tesla's search popularity has skyrocketed since 2010...

SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 5 — Carmaker Tesla has seen the biggest gain in popularity online in the last 10 years. South Korea'a Kia and Hyundai, plus the British car brand Rolls-Royce, also feature among the automakers that have been increasingly......

 2021-03-05 01:31 

Malay Mail Online

CMCO delivery: Awesome rice bowls and drinks from KL's Three Guys Cafe...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — It's funny how I get to explore more new places when I am sitting at home. For instance, I have not visited MAHSA Avenue even though I've probably driven past it many times but I'm ordering my lunch from one of th...

 2021-03-05 01:31 

Malay Mail Online

Royal row with Harry and Meghan heats up before Oprah interview...

LONDON, March 5 — Meghan Markle has accused the British royal family of peddling lies against herself and her husband Prince Harry, in an escalating transatlantic war of words before a tell-all interview with US chat show host Oprah Winfrey. The......

 2021-03-05 01:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

WHO: Covid-19 kills more African men than women...
 2021-03-05 01:30 

Malay Mail Online

When a pandemic gatecrashed the Berlin film festival...

BERLIN, Mar 5 — Coronavirus pushed this week's Berlin film festival entirely online, as the industry grapples with new realities and directors harness the drama of the pandemic. After Cannes was cancelled last year and this winter's Sundance...

 2021-03-05 01:29 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

QC solon pushes for early voting for senior citizens, PWDs in 2022 elections...

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker in the House of Representatives is pushing for early voting for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the May 2022 elections. In filing House Bill No. 8756, Quezon City Rep. Precious Hipolito Castel...

 2021-03-05 01:27 

Malay Mail Online

Five lows in Meghan and Harry's rift with royals...

LONDON, March 5 — When the American mixed-race actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, it seemed to signal a new era of openness and diversity for the British royal family. But the fairytale turned sour, with reports of rows and rifts......

 2021-03-05 01:27 

The Strait Times

No change to Straits Times Index components following March review...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - There are no changes to the constituents of the Straits Times Index (STI) following the March 2021 quarterly review.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-05 01:23 

ABS-CBN

Guilty until proven innocent: Solon blasts bill that automatically presumes drug suspects guilty...

A lawmaker on Friday slammed as "patently unconstitutional"; a bill in the House of Representatives amending the country's drugs law that presumes drug suspects guilty until proven innocent....

 2021-03-05 01:21 

The Strait Times

China sets GDP growth target of over 6 per cent this year...

China was the only major economy in the world to post a positive expansion last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-05 01:21 

Manila Bulletin

Inflation picks up at 4.7% in Feb....

A vegetable seller tends to a client at Paco Market. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The rate of increase in consumer prices accelerated further last month to its highest level since January 2019 due to higher costs of meat, fish and rice, the Ph...

 2021-03-05 01:19 

Malay Mail Online

Three Malaysians among 18 new imported Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore on Thursday...

SINGAPORE, March 5 — Three Malaysians were among 18 new imported Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore on Thursday, said the republic's Ministry of Health. All three of them arrived from their home country and were asymptomatic, said the ministry...

 2021-03-05 01:16 

The Strait Times

Broadcom CEO says demand is 'real' as chip orders flood in...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Broadcom chief executive officer Tan Hock Eng said customers are beefing up semiconductor orders at an unprecedented pace and tried to quell concern that this will create a glut later on.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-05 01:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trump to be allowed back on YouTube when 'risk of violence' falls...
 2021-03-05 01:15 

Jakarta Post

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin faces cracks in ruling coalition as poll nears...

The move is a blow to Muhyiddin as he is widely expected to call for a national election after August when the countrys COVID-19 state of emergency is scheduled to be lifted....

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