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 2022-01-14 02:28 

Philippine Star

Undefeated Filipino boxer joins Donaire, Nietes at Probellum promotion...
 2022-01-14 02:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Spinal deformities among children increasing by about 300,000 annually in China...
 2022-01-14 02:25 

Malay Mail Online

Dorsey fintech firm Block wants bitcoin mining for all...

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 14 — Jack Dorsey on Thursday announced that his digital payments firm Block is building a system to make it easier for people to mine bitcoin. Dorsey said in a tweet that Block, formerly known as Square, is "officially......

 2022-01-14 02:24 

Channel NewsAsia

S Korea fin min says supplementary budget to be around 14 trln won...

SEOUL : South Korea will set a supplementary budget of around 14 trillion won ($11.78 billion) that will be mainly financed by issuing treasury bonds, the finance minister said on Friday....

 2022-01-14 02:24 

ABS-CBN

POEA nagbabala kontra job offer text scam...

MANILA - Kahit may pandemya, wala pa ring patawad ang mga scammer. Ito ang paalala ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) ukol sa mga kumakalat na text messages na nag-aalok ng mga pekeng employment opportunities sa abroad....

 2022-01-14 02:24 

Manila Bulletin

SunSmart Solar Power energizes and empowers remote barangays...

Solar powered equipment Officials of SunSmart Solar Power Technology Inc. recently met with the Women Institute for Social Enterprise in support of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC)'s whole-of-nation approach in...

 2022-01-14 02:19 

The Strait Times

South Korea raises rates amid inflation worries...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea's central bank raised its benchmark rate back to where it was before the Covid-19 pandemic on Friday Jan 14), seeking to restrain inflation and household debt growth as global policymakers move to end emergency stimulus t...

 2022-01-14 02:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Citi sells consumer banks in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to UOB Group...
 2022-01-14 02:16 

Philippine Star

Knicks trade for Reddish...
 2022-01-14 02:15 

Manila Bulletin

Santo Nio devotees advised to join fiesta masses online...

Devotees of the Child Jesus are invited to join the fiesta masses online on Sunday, Jan. 16, in observance of the Feast of the Santo Nio. Santo Nio de Tondo (Facebook image) Following the surge in coronavirus cases in the country, traditional festivities ...

 2022-01-14 02:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Five domestic banks shown YoY improvements in ESG scoring model, another three on a decline, says HLIB Research...
 2022-01-14 02:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada opens probe into Tesla's heating system following consumer complaints...

San Francisco : Canada's auto safety regulator said on Thursday it has opened an investigation into the heating system of Tesla Model 3 and Model Y vehicles following 16 consumer complaints about its performance during cold weather. Transport Canada s...

 2022-01-14 02:12 

Bangkok Post

Crocodile goes onto the menu...

Crocodile farms are offering the reptile's meat as a cheaper alternative to pork, the price of which has now soared to more than 200 baht per kilogramme....

 2022-01-14 02:11 

ABS-CBN

DOH working to lower cap on RT-PCR tests: Duque...

RT-PCR tests are priced at P2,800 for plate-based and P2,450 for GeneXpert in public laboratories, P3,360 for plate-based and P2,940 for GeneXpert in private laboratories....

 2022-01-14 02:10 

Manila Bulletin

2022 Samsung QLED and Lifestyle TVs have been recognized by leading global certification institutes for eye safety and color technology...

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that its 2022 QLED and Lifestyle TVs have been recognized by leading global certification institutes for eye safety and color technology. The news comes as the company announced its newest QLED and Lifestyle T...

 2022-01-14 02:09 

Manila Bulletin

Pateros' active COVID-19 cases rise by 61%...

Pateros has recorded an increase of 61 percent in the number of active coronavirus disease (COVID-19) amid the suspected spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant. According to the Pateros municipal government, as of Jan. 13, the active COVID-19 ...

 2022-01-14 02:06 

Jakarta Post

Elipitua Siregar faces Senzo Ikeda as ONE Championship introduces $50k performance bonus Indonesian mixed martial arts star Elipitua "the Magician" Siregar will now face Japanes....
 2022-01-14 02:05 

Cebu Daily News

43-year-old woman with P1.3M worth of 'shabu' arrested in Talisay City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 43-year-old woman was arrested with around a P1.3million worth of 'shabu' on Thursday evening, January 13, 2022, in barangay Tangke, Talisay City. Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, chief of Talisay City Pol...

 2022-01-14 02:04 

Malay Mail Online

UOB to acquire Citigroup's consumer banking business in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam for RM2.8b...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)'s subsidiaries will acquire Citigroup's consumer banking businesses, comprising its unsecured and secured lending portfolios, wealth management and retail deposit businesses in......

 2022-01-14 02:04 

Manila Bulletin

'Only urgent matters' will be taken up online by Sandiganbayan until Jan. 31...

Sandiganbayan Only "urgent matters" will be taken up by the Sandiganbayan through fully remote video conferencing until Jan. 31 when its offices are physically closed due to "rising cases of COVID-19 infection." In an administrative order,...

 2022-01-14 02:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Supermarket shelves go bare as Omicron disrupts US...

BETHESDA: As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 sweeps the United States, empty supermarket shelves have become the latest sign of the pandemic's ongoing disruption to the country's supply chains....

 2022-01-14 02:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19 clusters at US facilities may have triggered resurgence in Japan...
 2022-01-14 02:01 

Philippine Star

Last nine years all among 10 hottest-ever, says US...
 2022-01-14 02:01 

Malay Mail Online

Age and race no factor for Denzel Washington's Macbeth...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 14 — In the four centuries since Shakespeare wrote the Scottish Play, there has never been a Macbeth quite like Denzel Washington. A double-Oscar winner, he is regularly named the greatest actor of his era, and has already......

 2022-01-14 01:59 

Philippine Star

Woman flogged 100 times for adultery, partner gets 15 in Indonesia...
 2022-01-14 01:59 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korean hackers stole $400 million in cryptocurrency in 2021 - report...

SEOUL : North Korea launched at least seven attacks on cryptocurrency platforms that extracted nearly $400 million worth of digital assets last year, one of its most successful years on record, blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis said in a new report....

 2022-01-14 01:59 

Malay Mail Online

After Tesla, are Europe's drivers ready to embrace Lucid?...

PARIS, Jan 14 While Tesla is beating sales records in Europe, a new American manufacturer specialising in all-electric vehicles has announced its upcoming arrival on the Old Continent. Lucid intends to export its very first model, the Air, this......

 2022-01-14 01:59 

Manila Bulletin

Local businesses to support next leaders...

As political campaigning roars, Filipino businessmen said they are prepared to work with whoever gets elected and contribute to the economic development of the country. MAP logo In his virtual inaugural address, Management Association of the Philippines P...

 2022-01-14 01:58 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Top Xbox One Games Coming Out This Year...

What are some of the best Xbox One games for this coming year? The Microsoft Xbox One has incredible games planned for release this year. It doesn't matter if you own an Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox One Elite, or one of the newly released, next-genera...

 2022-01-14 01:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PM hopes Ponggal Festival can foster unity among 'Keluarga Malaysia'...
 2022-01-14 01:56 

Manila Bulletin

Curry, LeBron, Durant lead in early NBA All-Star voting...

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors looks on during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks on January 13, 2022 at the Fiserv Forum Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (AFP) Stephen Curry, LeBron James and Kevin Durant remained the leading vote-getters in...

 2022-01-14 01:54 

Malay Mail Online

Renault targets 100pc electric sales in Europe by 2030...

PARIS, Jan 14 French carmaker Renault wants electric vehicles to represent all its sales in Europe by 2030, upping a previous commitment of 90 percent, chief executive Luca de Meo said yesterday. "We have decided to prepare the conditions to......

 2022-01-14 01:54 

The Strait Times

UOB to buy Citi's consumer business in 4 Asean countries for about $4.9 billion...

UOB said it would also bring onboard Citibank's 5,000 employees in the four countries, including senior leadership, after the deal closes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-14 01:54 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea warns of 'stronger' action following new US sanctions...

SEOUL: North Korea on Friday (Jan 14) berated the Biden administration for imposing fresh sanctions against the country over its latest missile tests and warned of stronger...

 2022-01-14 01:52 

ABS-CBN

DFA suportado ang pagkakabuo ng Department of Migrant Workers...

MANILA Suportado ng Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) ang pagkakabuo ng Department of Migrant Workers (DMW). Ayon sa DFA, ang pagkakaroon ng sariling kagawaran para sa Pinoy migrant workers ay sumasalamin sa paninindigan ng bansa na magkaroon ng globall...

 2022-01-14 01:51 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa opens lower on profit-taking...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Bursa Malaysia opened lower today due to emerging profit-taking in selected heavyweights following recent gains, dealers said. At 9.25am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) declined 10.80 points to 1,558.71......

 2022-01-14 01:50 

Malay Mail Online

UK police say no probe yet into parties at PM's house during Covid-19 lockdown...

LONDON, Jan 14 British police will not investigate gatherings held in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's residence during a coronavirus lockdown unless an internal government inquiry finds evidence of potential criminal offences, the Metropolitan......

 2022-01-14 01:47 

Philippine Star

2 Pinays enter Forbes' 50 over 50 Asia list...
 2022-01-14 01:46 

Bangkok Post

Citi to sell Southeast Asian assets in $3.6 billion deal...

Citigroup Inc agreed to sell consumer-banking businesses in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to United Overseas Bank (UOB) Ltd for about S$4.9 billion (US$3.6 billion), as Chief Executive Officer Jane Fraser continues her push to simplify the New...

 2022-01-14 01:45 

Philippine Star

Road to net zero emissions by 2030: Here's how Unilever is doing it...
 2022-01-14 01:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Quiapo Church remains closed until Jan. 26...

MANILA, Philippines — The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene, popularly known as the Quiapo Church, will remain closed until January 26 due to the uptick of COVID-19 cases in the country. The Quiapo Church has been closed to the public since Janua...

 2022-01-14 01:43 

Manila Bulletin

Australia vows to enforce COVID rules ahead of Djokovic decision...

Novak Djokovic of Serbia attends a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 14, 2022. (AFP) Australia vowed Friday to enforce its COVID-19 vaccine border rules "rigorously" as a decision loomed on the...

 2022-01-14 01:42 

Philippine Star

Curry, Durant maintain lead in 2nd fan returns of NBA All-Star voting...
 2022-01-14 01:41 

Philippine Star

Australia vows to enforce COVID-19 rules ahead of Djokovic decision...
 2022-01-14 01:41 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit opens lower as oil prices drop...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — The ringgit has retreated from its gains over the past few days to open lower against the US dollar on Friday despite the weaker greenback, dragged down by the declining oil price, an analyst said. At 9.03am, the local......

 2022-01-14 01:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lacklustre Liverpool show Salah's true value...
 2022-01-14 01:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Potentially lower regulated return in RP3 could be negative for TNB, says CGS-CIMB Research...
 2022-01-14 01:37 

The Strait Times

US does not believe Russia has decided to invade Ukraine but ready if it does: Sullivan...

He says US ready to negotiate or respond robustly to any naked aggression. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-14 01:36 

Manila Bulletin

Get ready to experience a world full of creativity and imagination...

Chimeraland, the newest open world MMO (massively multiplayer online) game developed by Level Infinite, will be released in early 2022. Chimeraland Since the start of the game's pre-registration on December 16, Chimeraland managed to get 300,000 regis...

 2022-01-14 01:34 

Channel NewsAsia

China Evergrande set to rise 1.9per cent after bond payment extension...

HONG KONG : Shares of China Evergrande Group are set to open up 1.9per cent on Friday after the developer secured a crucial approval from onshore bondholders to delay payments on one of its bonds as more developers race to avert defaults.That compared to ...

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