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 2021-12-02 12:08 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte leads in inauguration of 143 social and tourism projects...

President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Zamboanga City on Thursday, December 2, to lead in the simultaneous inauguration of 143 social and tourism projects all over the country. In his speech during the inauguration ceremony, Duterte described the projects a...

 2021-12-02 12:08 

Manila Bulletin

NTC is 2021 Freedom of Information Champion...

In the recent 2021 Freedom of Information (FOI) Awards ceremony, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), through the Freedom of Information Project Management Office (FOI-PMO), conferred on the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC...

 2021-12-02 12:06 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar junta, Taliban condemn move to deny envoys seats at UN...

Myanmar's junta and the Taliban authorities of Afghanistan on Thursday slammed the United Nations for denying their chosen representatives seats at the world body....

 2021-12-02 12:05 

ABS-CBN

1MX Dubai 2021: Isang tulog na lang!...

DUBAI - Damang-damang ang excitement ngayon sa Dubai dahil isang tulog na lang - 1MX Dubai 2021 na!...

 2021-12-02 12:05 

Manila Bulletin

Pacman vows to go after corrupt government officials should he win presidency...

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Presidential aspirant Sen. Manny Pacquiao has warned to send to jail corrupt public officials should he win the presidency in next year's elections. He stressed that his anti-corruption advocacy will focus on the imposition...

 2021-12-02 12:03 

Malay Mail Online

PM: Keluarga Malaysia sales programme to begin in all parliamentary constituencies beginning Saturday...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — The government will organise the #Keluarga Malaysia (#Malaysian Family) sales programme simultaneously in all 222 parliamentary constituencies from this Saturday in an effort to ease the people's burden following the......

 2021-12-02 12:03 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Collaboration 'key' as Jokowi kicks off G20 presidency Indonesia kicks off its G20 presidency with global collaboration in mind and an appetite to make big....
 2021-12-02 12:00 

Cebu Daily News

Tawason declared drug-cleared barangay by PDEA-7...

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Another barangay in Mandaue City has been declared drug-cleared by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Barangay Tawason was declared a drug cleared barangay to...

 2021-12-02 12:00 

Manila Bulletin

Army: No overkill in deadly attack vs NPA in Iloilo...

ILOILO CITY — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) denied overkill in the December 1 attack against the New People's Army (NPA) that killed at least eight communist rebels in Miag-ao town, Iloilo province. "It was a justified use of for...

 2021-12-02 12:00 

Manila Bulletin

Gwen to Ace: 'Stop whining, face your cases like a man'...

CEBU CITY — Face your cases like a man. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia had this advice to former Tourism Secretary Ace Durano, who decried politics for his conviction for graft. "My advice to Mr. Durano: Face your cases like a man. Stop whining....

 2021-12-02 12:00 

The Strait Times

Asian Insider: China's vindication | Hong Kong, remade...

Asian Insider brings you insights into a fast-changing region from our network of correspondents and commentators.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 11:59 

Channel NewsAsia

India detects its first two cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant...

BENGALURU: India has detected its first two cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant, both in the southern state of Karnataka, a health ministry official said on Thursday (Dec 2), as the government urged more widespread testing....

 2021-12-02 11:58 

The Strait Times

Travellers told to be prepared for changes to year-end holiday plans as more Covid-19 Omicron cases surface...

Some customers have been spooked by South Korea's suspension of quarantine-free arrival for vaccinated visitors. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 11:58 

The Strait Times

India announces first two cases of Omicron variant...

Two men in southern Karnataka state, aged 66 and 46, had tested positive for the Omicron variant.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 11:57 

Bangkok Post

Singapore reports 2 Omicron variant cases...

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Thursday detected two imported cases of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, both of whom have been isolated, its health ministry said....

 2021-12-02 11:55 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

OJK, MUI should issue digital sharia economic development guidelines - ANTARA News...

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has urged the Financial Services Authority (OJK) and Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) to issue a regulation and a guideline to ......

 2021-12-02 11:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

DNeX well-positioned to benefit global semiconductor chips demand...
 2021-12-02 11:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Roma's Mourinho faces daunting reunion with in-form Inter...

ROME : Jose Mourinho may have made his name in Italy by leading Inter Milan to an unprecedented treble, but his AS Roma side are far from those heights and in need of a big result ahead of the Portuguese manager's reunion with his former employers. Mo...

 2021-12-02 11:54 

Malay Mail Online

Lee Chong Wei receives honorary doctorate from USM...

ARAU, Dec 2 — National badminton legend Datuk Lee Chong Wei was awarded an honorary doctorate in sports science in conjunction with the 58th Convocation of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) here today. USM Chancellor Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra......

 2021-12-02 11:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Soldier gets 15 years' jail, caning for sexual offence against daughter...
 2021-12-02 11:49 

Manila Bulletin

DOST-SEI partners with Knowledge Channel to bring STEM closer to students, teachers...

The Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) to bring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) closer to...

 2021-12-02 11:47 

Malay Mail Online

India announces first two cases of Omicron variant...

NEW DELHI, Dec 2 — India announced its first two cases of the highly infectious Omicron Covid variant today, months after a devastating wave of the virus killed more than 200,000 people around the country. Top health ministry official Luv Agarwal......

 2021-12-02 11:47 

Malay Mail Online

Israel calls on world powers to stop Iran nuclear talks immediately...

JERUSALEM, Dec 2 — Israel on Thursday urged world powers to halt nuclear talks with Iran immediately, citing a UN watchdog's announcement that Tehran has started producing enriched uranium with more advanced centrifuges. "Iran is carrying ou...

 2021-12-02 11:47 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Minister lauds West Manggarai's COVID-19 vaccination rate - ANTARA News...

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno lauded West Manggarai Government, East Nusa Tenggara, for achieving a 76.5% rate for the first ......

 2021-12-02 11:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Mylene Paat eager to learn in first overseas pro stint...

MANILA, Philippines---Mylene Paat isn't searching for the spotlight after signing a one-tournament deal with Nakhon Ratchasima Women's Volleyball Club in Thailand.The Chery Tiggo spiker joined a short list of Filipino volleyball players who will a...

 2021-12-02 11:46 

Malay Mail Online

Germany to impose restrictions on unvaccinated to break Covid surge...

BERLIN, Dec 2 — Germany is expected to impose restrictions on the unvaccinated today as it seeks to break a dramatic surge in daily coronavirus infections exacerbated by the discovery of the Omicron strain. Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and......

 2021-12-02 11:46 

Malay Mail Online

Johor says need at least two more weeks for additional Land VTL SOP after the rise of Omicron...

JOHOR BARU, Dec 2 — The Johor government said both Malaysia and Singapore will need about two weeks to a month to look into the need to implement additional or stringent standard operating procedure (SOP) for the Land Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL)......

 2021-12-02 11:45 

Bangkok Post

German leaders plan crackdown on unjabbed to tackle Covid surge...

BERLIN: German leaders including Chancellor Angela Merkel and her designated successor Olaf Scholz are expected to approve a de-facto "lockdown for the unvaccinated" on Thursday to combat surging Covid cases....

 2021-12-02 11:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Govt to set max wholesale price for chicken, eggs in a few days...
 2021-12-02 11:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

HSI celebrates International Day for Persons with Disabilities in virtual manner...
 2021-12-02 11:37 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Chua: COVID-19 as endemic mindset to sustain PH economic recovery...

MANILA, Philippines — The country's chief economist has urged to revisit how the government monitored COVID-19 cases by highlighting only severe infections and measuring deaths as a share of the population so that more Filipinos won't be sca...

 2021-12-02 11:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kelantan tables 2022 Budget with projected deficit...
 2021-12-02 11:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Bundesliga top spot up for grabs as Dortmund face Bayern...

BERLIN : The timing of Saturday's clash between hosts Borussia Dortmund and Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich could not have been better, with a point separating the teams and top spot up for grabs.With fans across Germany relishing a more competitive ...

 2021-12-02 11:33 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah CM to table 2022 state budget tomorrow...

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 2 — The Sabah 2022 Budget which will determine the state's financial direction next year is scheduled to be tabled at the 16th State Legislative Assembly here, tomorrow. Chief Minister's Department, in a statement today,.....

 2021-12-02 11:33 

Malay Mail Online

NRC chairman: Special committees set up to address manpower shortages, MSME cash flow issues...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — A special action committee has been set up to seek the best solution on manpower shortages in various sectors. National Recovery Council (MPN) chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the committee, led by the Ministry of Human.....

 2021-12-02 11:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MRSM Pendang ordered closed after three teachers test positive for Covid-19...
 2021-12-02 11:30 

The Strait Times

Households on wholesale electricity plan see power bills balloon in October...

Higher volatility of the market that month drove up average cost of electricity for households on these plans.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 11:30 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

IDX supports green investment development in capital market - ANTARA News...

Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) is continuing to support green investment development in the domestic capital market, with the adoption of environmental, ......

 2021-12-02 11:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Koperasi Permodalan Felda emerges as substantial shareholder of TAFI Industries...
 2021-12-02 11:29 

Malay Mail Online

Asia's informal workers risk losing out in green economy push, officials warn...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — Asia's huge pool of informal workers must not be left behind in the global push for greener economies, officials and experts said, warning of social repercussions if the transition away from fossil fuels leaves unprotected....

 2021-12-02 11:27 

Philippine Star

'Ousted' PFP chair files petition against Marcos candidacy...
 2021-12-02 11:25 

Manila Bulletin

Azkals willing to sacrifice holidays if Suzuki Cup stint extends up to finals...

Philippine Azkals The Philippine Azkals wouldn't mind dealing with the possibility of playing matches during the holiday season as long as they could give themselves a huge chance of winning the AFF Suzuki Cup for the first time. A semifinal appearanc...

 2021-12-02 11:24 

Manila Bulletin

Honda continues its advocacy through 'Teen Smart' program...

Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) spearheads another batch of "Teen Smart" road safety workshops for senior high school students. the program aims to strengthen the youth's consciousness on the concept of road safety, and deepen their sense o...

 2021-12-02 11:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Bank of Ireland fined 24.5 million euros over IT failures...

DUBLIN :Ireland's central bank has fined Bank of Ireland 24.5 million euros (US$27.8 million) over technology failures that the lender took more than a decade to fix.Handing down one of its largest ever penalties, the central bank on Thursday said tha...

 2021-12-02 11:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don't make teachers conduct Covid-19 screening on pupils...
 2021-12-02 11:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Two imported cases in Singapore test 'preliminarily positive' for Omicron COVID-19 variant: MOH...

SINGAPORE: Two passengers who arrived in Singapore from South Africa on a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight have tested...

 2021-12-02 11:22 

Vietnam News

President Phc wishes to lift Vit Nam-Russia trade by 15 times from current $5 billion...

Addressing the Vit Nam-Russia Business Forum that drew 80 firms from both sides in Moscow on Wednesday, Phc said Vit Nam is one of the 20 most successful countries globally in terms of foreign direct investment attraction....

 2021-12-02 11:21 

Manila Bulletin

Sara Duterte on Bong Go's withdrawal: For the sake of unity...

Vice Presidential aspirant Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio called Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go's withdrawal from the Presidential race as a move to unite all the supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte and her followers. "Matapos kong ...

 2021-12-02 11:20 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Former Garuda Select, national players join Indonesia All Stars squad - ANTARA News...

Several former players from Garuda Select and the Indonesia national team will join the Indonesia All Stars squad set to compete in the International Youth ......

 2021-12-02 11:19 

The Strait Times

Singapore detects first 2 imported Covid-19 cases who test preliminarily positive for Omicron...

Both cases were isolated upon arrival on Dec 1 and 19 others on the same SIA flight from Johannesburg have tested negative.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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