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 2021-12-03 08:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong court finds former bourse exec not guilty of graft...

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong court said on Friday (Dec 3), Eugene Yeoh, former co-head of IPO vetting at the financial hub's stock exchange operator, was not guilty of receiving bribes to look favourably on listing applications.IPO consultant Richard Lum, w...

 2021-12-03 08:10 

The Strait Times

Philippines court to allow Nobel laureate Ressa to go to Norway...

The Philippine Court of Appeals noted that...

 2021-12-03 08:09 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Police on national borders to prevent Omicron transmission: President - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has instructed the police force, especially the regional police guarding the national borders, to take anticipatory measures ......

 2021-12-03 08:09 

Manila Bulletin

KKDAT, NYC to hold peace summit for youth leaders on Dec. 14...

The Kabataan Kontra Droga at Terorismo (KKDAT), in close partnership with the National Youth Commission (NYC), and other agencies organized the 2021 Regional Youth Leaders for Peace Summit. (File Photo / National Youth Commission) The summit will be held ...

 2021-12-03 08:07 

ABS-CBN

Philippines reports lowest number of active cases in more than a year...

The Philippines on Friday reported 544 new COVID-19 cases, the 10th consecutive day it recorded less than 1,000 new infections, data from the health department showed....

 2021-12-03 08:07 

ABS-CBN

Paano malalaman kung puwede nang magpa-booster shot vs. COVID-19?...

Para malaman kung eligible na sa booster shots, dapat lagpas 6 na buwan na mula nang makumpleto ang dalawang doses ng COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-12-03 08:07 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo says pandemic response must be next President's main focus...

Presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo believes the government lacks focus in its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response, saying the country's economy could have been reopened much sooner if the administration had done its homework from th...

 2021-12-03 08:06 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

SM Supermalls unites with gov't for Bayanihan Bakunahan...

In its bid to further ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in the Philippines, SM Supermalls joined the government's endeavor to inoculate 9 million Filipinos nationwide, starting November 29 until December 1. Dubbed Bayanihan Bakunahan, the three...

 2021-12-03 08:06 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak police chief: 5,522 policemen on duty for state election...

KUCHING, Dec 3 — A total of 5,522 members of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), including officers, will be on duty on nomination day and throughout the 12th Sarawak state election campaign period up to polling day. Sarawak Police......

 2021-12-03 08:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Digital tracking device for international travellers from high-risk Covid-19 countries [NSTTV]...
 2021-12-03 08:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

SOP for Sarawak state election almost ready - Khairy...
 2021-12-03 08:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

SOP for Sarawak state election almost ready - Khairy [NSTTV]...
 2021-12-03 08:04 

The Strait Times

Latvia, Singapore sign defence cooperation memorandum...

This is to strengthen cooperation in areas such as exchanges in defence policy, total defence and citizen engagement.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 08:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

COVID, polls seen as top risks to 2022 economic recovery...

MANILA, Philippines—President Rodrigo Duterte's economic team has flagged a prolonged pandemic and next year's presidential elections as potential spoilers to sustained recovery from the slump wrought by COVID-19. The Cabinet-level Developme...

 2021-12-03 08:02 

ABS-CBN

Gov't abolishes Ilocos-based tomato processing firm...

Government this week abolished food processing center Northern Foods Corporation (NFC), according to a document that Malacaang released on Friday....

 2021-12-03 08:01 

The Strait Times

Sentosa uses mirrors and warning signs to prevent peacocks from attacking visitors, cars...

The island is home to more than 60 peafowl.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 08:00 

Manila Bulletin

The Heist is up...

If you still don't associate the name "Professor" with an elaborate heist scheme or "Tokyo" with a fiery, unpredictable badass, then you're missing out on one adrenaline-packed show. Money Heist, a Netflix-produced Spanish series, ...

 2021-12-03 08:00 

The Strait Times

The Chic Home: Creature comforts in 100-year-old black-and-white home...

SINGAPORE - When expatriate couple Anjali and Vickram Mangalgiri moved to Singapore in 2012, they wanted ahome that was special.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 08:00 

The Strait Times

Cast your vote for The Straits Times Car of the Year 2021...

SINGAPORE - Keep calm and carry on, so says a 1939 British wartime poster. Wise words to live by, especially in these trying times.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 07:59 

The Strait Times

Hiroshima attack flame offered for Pearl Harbour memorial...

It was kept alive first in a private home before being moved to a peace tower in Japan's Fukuoka in 1968.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 07:58 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam's manufacturing continues improvement in November...

The Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) ticked up to 52.2 in November from 52.1 in October, signalling a second successive modest improvement in business conditions....

 2021-12-03 07:57 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DeMar DeRozan, Bulls too much for Knicks...

DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and Nikola Vucevic and Zach LaVine each added 27 to lift the visiting Chicago Bulls to a 119-115 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.DeRozan made 12 of 19 shots from the floor and 10 of 11 from the free-throw ...

 2021-12-03 07:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trailer mishap leads to collapse of 14 utility, telco poles in Slim River...
 2021-12-03 07:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trailer mishap leads to collapse of 14 utility, telco poles in Slim River [NSTTV]...
 2021-12-03 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

PH stocks continue recovery...

Stocks rose again but closed off the day's peak as investor sentiment was boosted by gains in US bourses. The main index gained 22.65 points or 0.32 percent to close at 7,055.19 as sub-indices were evenly mixed with the Property sector advancing the m...

 2021-12-03 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

Go for Gold-Air Force edges Global Remit, books finals in Champions League...

Photo from PNVF Go for Gold-Air Force Aguilas rose from an opening-set stumble and downed Global Remit, 26-28, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19, for a spot in the finals of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League for Men at the Aquamarine...

 2021-12-03 07:56 

ABS-CBN

De Guzman vows to rid BOC of corruption if elected president...

De Guzman on Friday said he would use his background on customs administration to fight corruption in the graft-ridden Bureau of Customs....

 2021-12-03 07:56 

Channel NewsAsia

'Game changer': Laos opens China-built railway line...

BANGKOK: Laos is set to open a US$6 billion China-built railway on Friday (Dec 3), with debt concerns balanced against hopes that it could boost the reclusive nation's struggling economy.The 414km route took five years...

 2021-12-03 07:55 

Manila Bulletin

Retaliatory attacks seen after DI leader, 4 others slain in clash...

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Military forces in this province are bracing for possible retaliatory attacks from the Daulah Islamiya (DI) terrorist group following the death of the group's leader in Mamasapano town. Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, Army's 6th I...

 2021-12-03 07:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Advent, Aurora withdraws US$8 billion bid for Swedish drugmaker Sobi...

STOCKHOLM : U.S. private equity firm Advent International and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund on Friday said they are withdrawing their bid for Swedish drugmaker Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi), citing a low acceptance level.Sobi in September agreed to an U...

 2021-12-03 07:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Shares in drugmaker Sobi tumble as Advent, Aurora withdraw US$8 billion bid...

STOCKHOLM :Shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) plunged 23per cent on Friday after U.S. private equity firm Advent International and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund said they were withdrawing their bid for the drugmaker. The Swedish company in ...

 2021-12-03 07:53 

Channel NewsAsia

'Game changer': Laos opens China-built railway line...

BANGKOK: Laos is set to open a US$6 billion China-built railway on Friday (Dec 3), with debt concerns balanced against hopes that it could boost the reclusive nation's struggling economy.The 414km route took five years...

 2021-12-03 07:53 

The Strait Times

Three BTS members pocket $11.5m from sale of agency shares...

Jin, J-Hope and RM unloaded a combined 31,986 shares in Hybe between Oct 13 and Nov 9, according to a regulatory filing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-03 07:52 

Vietnam News

National promotion month launched...

A national promotion month - Vit Nam Grand Sale 2021 - was launched on Wednesday....

 2021-12-03 07:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Airports, airlines must adapt to challenges of new Covid-19 variants...
 2021-12-03 07:51 

Malay Mail Online

Vietnam police smash US$3.8b cryptocurrency ring...

HO CHI MINH CITY, Dec 3 — Vietnamese police have smashed a huge cryptocurrency ring worth around US$3.8 billion (RM16.1 billion), state media said Friday, as authorities battle rampant illegal gambling in the country. Fifty-nine people were......

 2021-12-03 07:51 

ABS-CBN

Philippines rolls out COVID-19 booster shots for adults...

The Philippines on [Friday] rolled out COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for adults....

 2021-12-03 07:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sarawak election: PKR reduces seats to avoid overlapping with DAP...
 2021-12-03 07:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer: Li stands down as China head coach...

HONG KONG : Li Tie has resigned as head coach of China's national team and been replaced by former team mate Li Xiaopeng, the Chinese Football Association announced on Friday.The former Everton midfielder quit amid growing criticism of his team's ...

 2021-12-03 07:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia clocks 5,551 new Covid-19 cases...
 2021-12-03 07:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Effect of graduate unemployment on nation's growth...
 2021-12-03 07:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Spurs swamp Blazers, earn season-best third straight win...

Bryn Forbes led all scorers with 18 points as the visiting San Antonio Spurs took charge early and cruised to a 114-83 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday to capture their season-high third straight victory.The Spurs never trailed, amassing a ...

 2021-12-03 07:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Convicted ex-head of world athletics Lamine Diack dies at 88...

DAKAR : Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics' governing body who was convicted of corruption last year, died at home in Senegal on Friday at the age of 88, his son told Reuters. (Reporting by Diadie Ba; Writing by Nellie Peyton; Editing by...

 2021-12-03 07:44 

Manila Bulletin

5 cases of Omicron variant confirmed in New York state: governor...

New York, United States -The state of New York has confirmed five cases of the coronavirus Omicron variant, Governor Kathy Hochul said Thursday, bringing the total number of US detections of the new strain to eight. "New York State has confirmed five ...

 2021-12-03 07:44 

Manila Bulletin

Meralco rates to go up in December billing...

Customers of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will need to allocate higher budget for their electric bills this December, as the utility firm already indicated upticks in rates in the current billing cycle. "The prevailing high coal prices in the wor...

 2021-12-03 07:43 

ABS-CBN

Alert 5 over Omicron? Gov't says metrics 'transparent', alerts won't be raised haphazardly...

Government said it had transparent metrics for tightening curbs and would not raise COVID-19 alert levels haphazardly over the Omicron variant....

 2021-12-03 07:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

CAP to consumers: Plant own veges to reduce the burden of price increase...
 2021-12-03 07:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why we probably won't have answers about Omicron variant for weeks...

Scientists are scrambling to conduct experiments and study real-world data about the transmissibility and potential to escape vaccines, but that's going to take time, says a researcher....

 2021-12-03 07:40 

Philippine Star

'Berlin': 'Money Heist' spin-off arriving on Netflix...

Bella ciao,...

 2021-12-03 07:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Euro clubs seek FIFA talks over Omicron fears at Africa Cup of Nations...

The European Club Association's (ECA) board said it is seeking urgent talks with FIFA over the safety of players set to compete in next month's Africa Cup of Nations and in international games early next year.Countries around the world have introd...

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