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 2020-09-27 02:28 

Manila Bulletin

Access road to Bohol's tourist destinations paved with concrete...

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Sunday reported the completion of a road concreting project along Catigbian-Canmano Road's Catigbian Section that provides access to some of Bohol's tourist destinations. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE ...

 2020-09-27 02:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Estee Lauder pays Nasa RM533k for product photo shoot in space...
 2020-09-27 02:27 

The Strait Times

'Disorder, debacle, rebellion': Backers turn on Britain's PM Boris Johnson...

LONDON (AFP) - Described as dejected and dogmatic even by his partisans, Mr Boris Johnson is enduring a torrid time in his tumultuous premiership, and worse may lie ahead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-27 02:25 

Manila Bulletin

DPWH builds additional quarantine facilities in Davao airport...

The Department of Public Works and Highways is building additional quarantine or isolation facilities at the Davao airport for arriving air passengers. DPWH/ FACEBOOK/ MANILA BULLETIN In a statement on Sunday, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that he ha...

 2020-09-27 02:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Tyler Technologies says clients reported suspicious logins after hack...

SAN FRANCISCO: Software vendor Tyler Technologies said Saturday that some of its customers have reported suspicious logins in the days since ......

 2020-09-27 02:18 

Cebu Daily News

Inquirer president appointed to WAN-Ifra executive board...

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Daily Inquirer president and chief executive officer Alexandra Prieto-Romualdez has been appointed to the Executive Board of Directors of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra). Based in P...

 2020-09-27 02:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kita Prihatin a lifebouy for people affected by Covid-19...
 2020-09-27 02:11 

Manila Bulletin

317 Filipinos repatriated from Lebanon...

A total of 317 Filipinos from Beirut, Lebanon returned safely to the Philippines Saturday following the order of President Duterte amid the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of the President (OP) announced. DFA/ MANILA BULLETIN In a statement, t...

 2020-09-27 02:11 

Inquirer.net

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Drilon on P10-B SAP 'savings': Leniency in cash aid distribution would've been more helpful...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) should have been more "lenient" in distributing cash aid under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP), considering that many Filipinos lost their livelihoods due to...

 2020-09-27 02:07 

Manila Bulletin

Complete health protocols for prov'l buses sought...

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles sought complete health protocols before provincial bus operations resume on Sept. 30 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (PNA / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Nograles made the statement as 1...

 2020-09-27 02:07 

Jakarta Post

Landmine detection rat wins top UK animal bravery award...

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. A five-year-old giant African pouched rat called Magawa, however, has to be one of the worlds most unlikely life-savers....

 2020-09-27 02:03 

Cebu Daily News

Central Visayas logs more active cases than recoveries from Sept. 20-26...

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) logged a total of 421 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the region in the last seven days, from September 20 to 26, 2020, exceeding the 380 recoveries ...

 2020-09-27 02:02 

Malay Mail Online

Swaggering Trump goes into first Biden debate eager to fight...

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 — Donald Trump always fancied himself streetwise, a real tough guy, and at the first presidential debate with Joe Biden next week he'll be wearing the verbal brass knuckles. Trump, 74, is not a leader comfortable with the......

 2020-09-27 02:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Elderly couple prove that real love stories never have endings!...
 2020-09-27 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NST175: Japan Airline crash changed my life...
 2020-09-27 02:00 

Manila Standard

Coronavirus could overwhelm France, top doctor warns...

France will face a months-long coronavirus epidemic that will overwhelm its health system if something does not change, one of the country's top medical figures warned Sunday....

 2020-09-27 01:58 

Manila Bulletin

4 PH volcanoes continue seismic activities, manifesting 'abnormal' state...

Seismic activities continue to be detected in four active volcanoes which manifest that they are still under "abnormal" state. TAAL VOLCANO (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) During their 24-hour observation period from Saturday to Sunday, Philippine In...

 2020-09-27 01:53 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Proposed 2021 nat'l budget 'unresponsive' to pandemic needs — Drilon...

MANILA, Philippines — It appears that the proposed 2021 national budget was not tailored to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Sunday. Drilon criticized the absence of funds for the ...

 2020-09-27 01:53 

Malay Mail Online

Mukhriz: Pejuang not backing Anwar to form new government...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang) is not throwing its support behind PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to form a new federal government, Pejuang president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir has reportedly said. Mukhriz noted......

 2020-09-27 01:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ukraine plane crash survivor dies as toll climbs to 26...
 2020-09-27 01:47 

Malay Mail Online

Mustafa Centre, Singapore food court at Marina Bay Sands among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious...

SINGAPORE, Sept 27 — Mustafa Centre and the food court at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. In its evening update on the coronavirus......

 2020-09-27 01:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Saga of memories: A young man invokes the memories of our nation's first Proton Saga...
 2020-09-27 01:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Indonesia sees almost 4,500 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours...
 2020-09-27 01:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Global Covid-19 deaths soar to 993,438...
 2020-09-27 01:34 

Cebu Daily News

DOH rejects business groups' bid to ease face shield requirement at work sites...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) rejected on Saturday a call from some business groups to exempt factory and office workers from wearing face shields at work, saying personal protective equipment (PPE) remains crucial in fighting...

 2020-09-27 01:31 

Manila Bulletin

Nograles: Some Metro Manila cities may now seek less strict quarantine...

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said some Metro Manila cities may actually appeal for less strict quarantine classifications due to their improving COVID-19 situation. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Nograles made the statem...

 2020-09-27 01:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Biden likens Trump to Nazi Goebbels...
 2020-09-27 01:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Of mooncakes and moon-landing...
 2020-09-27 01:29 

Philippine Star

Casimero makes easy work of Ghanian foe, retains bantamweight belt...
 2020-09-27 01:29 

Malay Mail Online

Senate confirmation hearings likely to start Oct. 12 for Barrett, Trump says...

WASHINGTON, Sept 27 — US President Donald Trump said the US Senate will likely open hearings on his third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Oct. 12 and he expected a full Senate vote before the Nov. 3 election. Trump told reporters at......

 2020-09-27 01:22 

Cebu Daily News

Lapu-Lapu City discourages use of 'homestay' app as it reopens tourism industry...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Citing its "weak monitoring mechanisms," the Lapu-Lapu City Government discourages tourism players and tourists to book their vacation trips using applications that offer homestays. This was just one of the new rules the cit...

 2020-09-27 01:22 

ABS-CBN

'For a very nice Christmas', gov't urged to place Metro Manila under GCQ until end-October...

A public health expert on Sunday urged government to keep Metro Manila under general community quarantine (GCQ) until Oct. 31 to better prepare the country for the holiday celebrations in December....

 2020-09-27 01:21 

Philippine Star

Trump names 'brilliant' conservative to US Supreme Court...
 2020-09-27 01:19 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah win strengthens Muhyiddin's position ahead of GE15, but national outcome may vastly differ, say analysts...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's position going into the 15th general election looks more solid after yesterday's electoral victory in Sabah by the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) alliance that includes his party...

 2020-09-27 01:19 

The Strait Times

'Everything is uncertain': Coronavirus rages in Argentina, cases top 700,000...

BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) - Argentina's coronavirus infections topped 700,000 on Saturday (Sept 26) with new daily infections and deaths among the top five globally, Reuters data showed, despite seven months of quarantine that have ravaged the frail econ...

 2020-09-27 01:18 

Manila Bulletin

Coronavirus could overwhelm France, top doctor warns...

France will face a months-long coronavirus epidemic that will overwhelm its health system if something does not change, one of the country's top medical figures warned Sunday. A person has a PCR test carried out at an open air clinic testing for the n...

 2020-09-27 01:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

FUTURE PROOF: Building homes with 3D printing...
 2020-09-27 01:15 

Channel NewsAsia

China reports 14 new COVID-19 cases...

SHANGHAI: China reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (Sep 26), compared with 15 cases announced a day earlier, the national health authority ......

 2020-09-27 01:13 

Manila Bulletin

Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz tomorrow...

The faithful are invited to join the Eucharistic celebration at 8:30 a.m. and at 12:15 p.m. today, Sept. 27, in honor of San Lorenzo Ruiz whose feast day will be marked tomorrow, Sept.28. PINTEREST/ MANILA BULLETIN The holy masses will be streamed live fr...

 2020-09-27 01:13 

The Strait Times

Senate confirmation hearings likely to start Oct 12 for Amy Coney Barrett, Trump says...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said the US Senate will likely open hearings on his third Supreme Court nominee, Ms Amy Coney Barrett, on Oct 12 and he expected a full Senate vote before the Nov 3 election.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-27 01:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Chelsea hit back to draw at West Brom, Man Utd snatch 100th-minute win at Brighton...
 2020-09-27 01:09 

Manila Bulletin

LPA, Habagat to induce rain showers...

The combined effects of a low pressure area (LPA) and southwest monsoon or "habagat" may continue to bring scattered rains over Northern Luzon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)....

 2020-09-27 01:09 

Malay Mail Online

N.Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain S.Korean, reports KCNA...

SEOUL, Sept 27 — North Korea said it was searching for the body a South Korean man killed by its troops, but warned that South Korean naval operations in the area threatened to raise tensions, state media reported today. North Korean leader Kim......

 2020-09-27 01:06 

The Strait Times

From big family to US high court, Amy Coney Barrett 'used to being in group of nine'...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - As the parent of seven children, Ms Amy Coney Barrett knows about working with a large group: it is an experience she will have again if confirmed as the ninth justice on the US Supreme Court - and its first mother with school-age c...

 2020-09-27 01:06 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 could overwhelm France, top doctor warns...

France will face a months-long coronavirus epidemic that will overwhelm its health system if something does not change, one of the country's top ......

 2020-09-27 01:05 

Jakarta Post

California city bans junk food from checkout aisles...

Berkeley in northern California will ban the sale of junk food from supermarket checkout displays -- becoming the first US city to do so, according to local media....

 2020-09-27 01:00 

Cebu Daily News

'Coordinated inauthentic behavior'...

Last Sept. 22, the head of Facebook's Security Policy — Nathaniel Gleicher — announced that, following a thorough investigation, Facebook took down two separate networks for violating FB's policy on "coordinated inauthentic behavio...

 2020-09-27 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kita Prihatin: Trauma from job loss gives way to calluses, satisfaction...
 2020-09-27 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MONEY THOUGHTS: Warren Buffett: 4 enriching lessons from the 1980s...
 2020-09-27 01:00 

The Strait Times

Indians try to save a Kerala nurse on death row in war-torn Yemen...

BANGALORE - Indian expatriates from 50 countries are grappling with the complications of trying to save a Kerala nurse on death row in Yemen in the middle of a war that's killed thousands.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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