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 2021-03-05 02:11 

Manila Bulletin

realme 7 retail price slashed...

Coming at the heels of the well-received launch of digital lifestyle experience realme TechLife and the recent cutback on the realme 7 Pro selling price, the leading smart technology company reinforces its aim of making interconnectivity attainable for ev...

 2021-03-05 02:07 

Manila Bulletin

FDA warns use of these pregnancy test kits...

With pregnancy rates going higher this pandemic, parents and soon-to-be parents are stocking up on pregnancy test kits. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on two unregistered pregnancy kits: Fertility series HCG colloidal gold rapid s...

 2021-03-05 02:06 

Malay Mail Online

China says will deter Taiwan independence but seek peaceful ties...

BEIJING, March 5 — China will resolutely deter any separatist activity seeking Taiwan's independence but is committed to promoting the peaceful growth of relations across the Taiwan Strait and China's "reunification", Premier Li Keqi...

 2021-03-05 02:05 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Education Ministry to investigate SPM leak claims if more information emerges...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Deputy Education Minister Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon said an investigation will be carried out over claims that Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) History Paper was leaked if they received more information. English daily The......

 2021-03-05 02:04 

New Straits Times

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Peru issues tsunami alert after New Zealand quake...
 2021-03-05 02:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Project management companies to monitor Pan-Borneo Highway...
 2021-03-05 02:04 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit lower vs US dollar on surging US bond yields...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The ringgit opened lower versus the US dollar on Friday due to the strengthening greenback, which was supported by the surging US bond yields, dealers said. At 9.03am, the local currency slipped to 4.0680/0730 against the......

 2021-03-05 02:04 

The Strait Times

Orchard Towers murder: Man sentenced to jail, caning after pleading guilty to reduced charge...

Tan Hong Sheng, now 24, was the sixth person linked to the case who was dealt with in a district court.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-03-05 02:03 

Channel NewsAsia

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

TOKYO: The remains of a woman who went missing in the devastating 2011 Japan tsunami have been found and identified, police said on Friday (Mar ......

 2021-03-05 02:01 

The Strait Times

MMA: DraftKings becomes UFC's first sportsbook in deal worth US$350 million...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced on Thursday (March 4) that DraftKings will become the mixed martial arts organisation's first official sportsbook and daily fantasy partner in the United States and Canada afte...

 2021-03-05 02:01 

Malay Mail Online

McIlroy has five-birdie run to share PGA lead at Bay Hill...

MIAMI, Mar 5 — Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy made five consecutive birdies in his self-declared best round of the year to share the lead after yesterday's start of the US PGA Arnold Palmer Invitational. The 31-year-old from Northern......

 2021-03-05 02:00 

Malay Mail Online

Health minister says interstate travel may happen by March 18 if Covid-19 numbers are low...

KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The current interstate travel ban may be lifted as early as March 18 if Malaysia's Covid-19 infection numbers dwindle to manageable levels, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said. He said his ministry will make the...

 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

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#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

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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

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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

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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......

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