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 2021-10-25 18:47 

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Brazil plans combative strategy for climate talks...

BRASILIA: President Jair Bolsonaro's government will pursue a confrontational negotiating strategy at the upcoming UN climate summit, renewing calls for other countries to pay Brazil to preserve the Amazon, the vice president said Monday (Oct 25).Vice...

 2021-10-25 18:44 

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Russia's Delimobil targets over US$900 million valuation in US IPO...

Russian car-sharing company Delimobil Holding S.A. said on Monday it would look to raise as much as US$240 million in a U.S. initial public offering at a valuation of more than US$900 million.The company plans to sell 20 million American Depositary Shares...

 2021-10-25 18:36 

The Strait Times

EU drug regulator backs Moderna's Covid-19 booster vaccine for over-18s...

It is the second Covid-19 booster vaccine to be approved in the EU.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:30 

Manila Standard

PUV drivers get P1 billion subsidy...

The government will be granting fuel subsidies worth P1 billion to 178,000 drivers of public utility vehicles to offset the rising prices of fuel and oil products up to the end of the year....

 2021-10-25 18:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Blue Origin, Boeing chart course for 'business park' in space...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called...

 2021-10-25 18:26 

The Strait Times

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's fortune surges $39 billion on Hertz order...

About two-thirds of Musk's net worth is tied directly to shares and options in Tesla.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:25 

Jakarta Post

China will uphold world peace, Xi says The comments come after Taiwan said this month that military tension with China was at its worst in ....
 2021-10-25 18:20 

Manila Standard

Oil firms urged: Give rebates to customers...

The Department of Energy (DOE) has asked oil industry players to offer discounts and promotions to their customers amid the continuous fuel price hikes since January, Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Monday....

 2021-10-25 18:14 

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Amazon's Staten Island warehouse workers file petition for union election - NLRB...

Amazon.com Inc's warehouse workers in New York's Staten Island have filed for a petition to form a union, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said on Monday. (Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru)...

 2021-10-25 18:14 

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Europe drug regulator backs use of Moderna's COVID-19 booster vaccine...

The European Union's drug regulator on Monday (Oct 25) said it has concluded in its review that Moderna's COVID-19 booster vaccine may be given to people aged 18 years and above, at least six months after the second dose.It is the second COVID-19 ...

 2021-10-25 18:10 

Manila Standard

Duterte 'congratulates' Senate for challenging his order in SC...

President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday welcomed the decision of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to question before the Supreme Court the legality of his order barring Cabinet officials from attending hearings into the alleged misuse of multibillion-peso COV...

 2021-10-25 18:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Erdogan steps back from threat to expel Western envoys...

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday (Oct 25) backed down from his threat to expel 10 Western ambassadors over their joint statement of support for a jailed civil society leader.He spoke after the United States and several of the other...

 2021-10-25 18:06 

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Saudi pledges more than US$1 billion in 'green era' initiatives...

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler pledged more than US$1 billion for new global environmental initiatives on Monday (oct 25), taking further steps to bolster the green credentials of the world's top oil exporter.Two days after targeting carbon...

 2021-10-25 18:06 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Young women are breaking the silence of French immigrants A reckoning, led by young female writers, filmmakers, and researchers, is belatedly underway in Fran....
 2021-10-25 18:05 

The Strait Times

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin announces plans for private space station...

The space station, called Orbital Reef, will be able to house up to 10 people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:04 

Channel NewsAsia

The statistics are stacking up in favour of Verstappen...

LONDON : One retirement could change everything but the statistics are stacking up for Red Bull's Max Verstappen as he seeks to deny Lewis Hamilton a record eighth Formula One championship this season.Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix victory L1N2RK0GH at ...

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Artistic talent is not limited by one's age...

Many of the recent arts prizes, residencies, grants and initiatives that support and promote artistic talent in Singapore often include an upper age limit (often 30 to 50 years old) in the eligibility criteria for applicants.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Move to bring more maids in seems like a step backwards...

I was nonplussed by the announcement that the Ministry of Manpower will increase the number of foreign domestic workers (FDWs) entering the country from 200 a week to 1,000 a week (Three 'brakes' to slow down infection rate, curb transmission: Min...

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Consider using ARTs at eateries to allow bigger groups to dine...

Finance Minister Lawrence Wong has set out clear parameters for what conditions need to be met before Covid-19 restrictions are eased (5 from same household can dine out together if situation improves, Oct 24). This has cleared up some concerns over incon...

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

On Facebook: Should enforcement be stepped up to curb the problem of idling vehicles?...

Those who live on the first storey or other lower storeys (of a building) should be very familiar with this problem.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Make it clear that those exempted from vaccination-differentiated measures must behave responsibly...

I read with mixed emotions about the approach being taken with those who are certified to be medically ineligible for all vaccines under the national vaccination programme (Concessions for the medically ineligible, Oct 24). They will be exempted from vacc...

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Showing love to employees makes bosses better leaders...

The article...

 2021-10-25 18:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Important to stay united amid differentiated measures...

More vaccination-differentiated measures are being adopted in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:00 

Manila Standard

PH now rated low-risk; WHO remains wary...

The Philippines is currently at low risk for COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 17:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Biden to be first US president to join ASEAN summit in four years...

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden will take part in a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday (Oct 26), the first time in four years Washington will engage at the top level with a bloc it sees as key to its strat...

 2021-10-25 17:54 

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Cryptocurrencies post record inflows in latest week -CoinShares data...

NEW YORK : Cryptocurrency products and funds had record inflows last week to the tune of US$1.5 billion, their 10th straight week of investments, as optimism soared with the trading of bitcoin exchange traded funds, a report from digital asset manager Coi...

 2021-10-25 17:50 

Manila Standard

Palace sets to vax 1.5 million people a day before Christmas as stocks mount...

With the continuous arrival of millions of COVID-19 vaccines, Malacanang vowed to ramp up the government's vaccination efforts to inoculate at least 1.5 million a day before Christmas....

 2021-10-25 17:47 

Antara News

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Changes in govt policies due to COVID situation: spokesperson - ANTARA News...

The government's ever-changing policies have been in response to the development of the COVID-19 situation in Indonesia, government spokesperson for ......

 2021-10-25 17:45 

ABS-CBN

Pinoy products take spotlight in Damascus International Charity Bazaar...

DAMASCUS, SYRIA As countries in the Middle East gear up for the resumption of normal life in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Syria also opens up to public gatherings and events such as the recent International Charity Bazaar held at the Dama Rose Hote...

 2021-10-25 17:43 

Jakarta Post

Calls to ban guns on movie sets grow after Baldwin shooting A petition on the website change.org calling for a ban on live firearms on film sets and better work....
 2021-10-25 17:40 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Ministry, PLN collaborate to meet power needs of all villages - ANTARA News...

The Ministry of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration and state-owned electricity company PT PLN (Persero) have agreed to ......

 2021-10-25 17:40 

Manila Standard

Pagasa marks start of 'amihan' season...

Brace for colder days due to the onset of the northeast monsoon or "hanging amihan."...

 2021-10-25 17:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Afghanistan's Mujeeb and Rashid destroy Scotland in Sharjah romp...

SHARJAH : Afghanistan appeared unperturbed by their uncertain future in international cricket as Mohammad Nabi's men dished out a 130-run shellacking to Scotland in Group II at the Twenty20 World Cup on Monday.The governing International Cricket Counc...

 2021-10-25 17:30 

Vietnam News

HCM City, industrial provinces seek ways to get COVID returnees back...

Cu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces, HCM City and Bnh Dng Province will organise a job fair on October 29 for workers who returned to their hometowns to escape the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2021-10-25 17:30 

Manila Standard

Minors can't go to dolomite beach after overcrowding...

Minors, or those aged 17 and below, are not yet allowed to visit the Manila Bay dolomite beach amid the COVID-19, Malacanang said, as it warned the public against complacency in the midst of the pandemic....

 2021-10-25 17:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Rogers shares slide as battle for control of board deepens...

TORONTO :Shares in Rogers Communications Inc tumbled more than 6per cent on Monday as a family feud over the control of the board deepened after rival factions claimed they were in charge of one of Canada's largest telecom companies.Late on Sunday, fo...

 2021-10-25 17:20 

Manila Standard

Briones: In-person classes set in 90 public schools on Nov. 15...

Ninety public schools have been approved thus far to continue with the pilot run face-to-face classes in the country set to start on November 15, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said Monday....

 2021-10-25 17:10 

Manila Standard

Palace: Drug war 'not perfect'...

As with any other program, the government can't claim to be perfect in its anti-narcotics crackdown, Malacaang said Monday, after the Justice Department released information that indicated foul play in dozens of drug killings at the hands of policemen...

 2021-10-25 17:04 

Channel NewsAsia

UK government's media tactics clash with parliamentary tradition...

LONDON: The speaker of Britain's House of Commons chided the government on Monday (Oct 25) for releasing chunks of its upcoming budget to the media before announcing it to lawmakers, suggesting ministers should resign over the affront.Finance minister...

 2021-10-25 17:04 

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Portugal budget bickering risks triggering snap election...

LISBON: Portugal's Socialist government could be on the verge of collapse after six years of minority rule, with the administration's former hard-left allies threatening to vote against the 2022 budget later this week.President Marcelo Rebelo de S...

 2021-10-25 17:03 

The Strait Times

EU's Northern Ireland proposals don't go far enough: UK Brexit minister...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Brexit minister David Frost said on Monday (Oct 25) that the European Union's proposals to solve the problem of trade involving Northern Ireland did not go far enough and significant gaps remained between the two sides.. Rea...

 2021-10-25 17:01 

Philippine Star

WHO: 3 million elderly Filipinos still unvaccinated vs COVID-19...
 2021-10-25 17:00 

Manila Standard

Rody attending Asean Summit talks virtually...

President Rodrigo Duterte will attend virtually the 38th and 39th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and related summits from Oct. 26 to 28 at Bandar Seri Begawan, capital of Brunei, Malacanang said....

 2021-10-25 16:57 

Channel NewsAsia

UK's Johnson urges Putin to advance Russia's net zero target to 2050...

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to bring forward by 10 years Russia's target for achieving net zero carbon emissions, Johnson's office said on Monday (Oct 25) after the two leaders spoke by phone...

 2021-10-25 16:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Russian COVID-19 cases hit record high as eastern Europe imposes new curbs...

BUCHAREST: Russia reported a record high number of daily COVID-19 cases and some central European countries imposed fresh restrictions on Monday (Oct 25), as a new wave of the pandemic gathered pace.In Asia, the Red Cross called for urgent help for Papua ...

 2021-10-25 16:56 

Channel NewsAsia

US to outline Nov 8 international travel reopening, COVID-19 vaccination rules...

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration plans to unveil on Monday (Oct 25) its detailed rules requiring nearly all foreign air visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Nov 8, sources told Reuters.The White House first disclosed on Sep 20 it would...

 2021-10-25 16:54 

The Strait Times

After drought, US west coast slammed by 'bomb cyclone'...

The rain caused multiple floods and mudslides, blocking roads, while winds of more than 100kmh tore trees and roofs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 16:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Millions of Venezuelan students return to school after COVID-19 closures...

CARACAS: Venezuela on Monday (Oct 25) reopened public schools and universities which serve more than 11 million students, after a long closure amid the coronavirus pandemic, though some schools remained closed for repairs or because of lack of staff.Presi...

 2021-10-25 16:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Tesla drives over US$1 trillion as investors bet the EV future is now...

Tesla surpassed US$1 trillion in market capitalisation on Monday (Oct 25) after landing its biggest-ever order from rental car company Hertz, a deal that reinforced the electric car leader's ambiti...

 2021-10-25 16:35 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 cluster emerges at IMH, operations unaffected...

Cluster has 116 cases - 108 inpatients and eight staff from both inpatient and outpatient settings. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

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