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 2021-12-02 10:15 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei logs 21 new COVID-19 cases...

One COVID-19 patient has died due to existing health ailments, while Brunei Darussalam adds 21 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, according....

 2021-12-02 10:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Iran says nuclear deal 'within reach' if West shows goodwill...
 2021-12-02 10:14 

Malay Mail Online

AirAsia revises dates related to rights issue due to FT public holiday...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — AirAsia Group Bhd has revised several important dates for its rights issue of RM978.51 million redeemable convertible unsecured Islamic debt securities (RCUIDS) with free warrants following the declaration of a public holiday.....

 2021-12-02 10:14 

ABS-CBN

'Ganito ba sila katakot?' Robredo camp hits removal of supporters' tarps, posters...

Vice President Leni Robredo's camp slammed the takedown of campaign materials promoting her presidential run....

 2021-12-02 10:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive - Softbank led funding round for sustainability start-up Clarity AI...

LONDON : Softbank Group Corp's Vision Fund 2 has led the latest funding round for sustainability data technology platform Clarity AI, alongside existing investors including BlackRock, valuing the start-up at US$450 million, its founder told Reuters.Th...

 2021-12-02 10:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Rory McIlroy defends players' right to compete in Saudi Arabia...

Rory McIlroy said he viewed golfers as "independent contractors" and that the PGA and European tours should allow players to compete in the Saudi International in February.The Saudi International, which will be on the Asian Tour schedule in 2022, ...

 2021-12-02 10:13 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Neda chief Chua: Remove all barriers to vaccination...

MANILA, Philippines—As the COVID virus mutates and continues to pose health risks amid the prolonged pandemic, the country's chief economist is pushing for yearly booster shots which the government can still provide for free next year but would ...

 2021-12-02 10:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Biden opens winter battle against COVID-19...

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden will announce Thursday (Dec 2) a winter campaign against COVID-19, with new testing requirements for travellers and a surge in vaccination efforts - but no clear path to defeating the pandemic he was elected to confront.Bid...

 2021-12-02 10:12 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah launches sentencing guideline on forest crimes...

SANDAKAN, Dec 2 — A guideline on sentencing for forest crimes in Sabah was launched today to assist the court in achieving uniformity and consistency in sentencing in such cases. Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim.....

 2021-12-02 10:10 

Manila Bulletin

Total deployment ban in conflict-hit countries remains — POEA...

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has imposed a total ban on the deployment of Filipino migrant workers to Ethiopia due to the current conflict there. (Jansen Romero/MANILA BULLETIN File Photo) POEA Administrator Bernard P. Olalia s...

 2021-12-02 10:09 

Channel NewsAsia

India's Swiggy to invest US$700 million in grocery delivery service Instamart...

BENGALURU : SoftBank-backed Indian food delivery startup Swiggy said on Thursday it would invest US$700 million in its grocery delivery service Instamart, to strengthen its footing in a highly competitive domestic market.First launched in the Indian citie...

 2021-12-02 10:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

UK approves GSK Covid drug, appears effective against Omicron...
 2021-12-02 10:07 

Malay Mail Online

Fewer children requiring care, protection from institutions in 2020, says chief statistician...

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 2 — The number of children needing care and protection from the relevant institutions for children dropped by 8.2 per cent to 5,858 in 2020 from 6,382 in 2019, according to the Children Statistics, Malaysia, 2021, issued today.......

 2021-12-02 10:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NanoMalaysia inks US$30mil multi-party MoA with Korean companies to export EV micro-mobility components in Asean...
 2021-12-02 10:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man gets 20 years' jail, 10 strokes for raping his daughter...
 2021-12-02 10:05 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 booster shots puwede na sa edad 18 pataas: DOH...

Puwede nang magpabakuna ng COVID-19 booster shot simula Biyernes ang lahat ng mga edad 18 pataas na wala sa unang 3 priority group, sabi ngayong Huwebes ng Department of Health....

 2021-12-02 10:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Alec Baldwin to give his account of fatal 'Rust' shooting...

LOS ANGELES : Alec Baldwin's first public account of the fatal shooting on the set of his movie...

 2021-12-02 10:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Williams F1 team boss Capito tests positive for COVID-19...

LONDON : Williams Formula One principal and chief executive Jost Capito has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be in Saudi Arabia for the penultimate race of the season, the team said on Thursday.The race in Jeddah is the first since the death of t...

 2021-12-02 10:04 

ABS-CBN

Comelec seeks response on Marcos allies' call for case dismissal...

Comelec ordered the camp of Marcos and petitioners seeking his disqualification to respond to intervenors pushing for the dismissal of the case....

 2021-12-02 10:04 

Malay Mail Online

Proton sales in Nov up 24.3pc, surpass 100,000 sales barrier for the third consecutive year...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — Proton sales in November improved 24.3 per cent year-on-year to 14,187 units, raising the national carmaker's year-to-date sales to 100,566 units, which is its third successive year to break through the 100,000 sales......

 2021-12-02 10:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

The Linc KL will be fully occupied by next year...
 2021-12-02 10:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Kai Sotto to sit out 36ers' NBL opener due to knee soreness...

MANILA, Philippines---Kai Sotto's debut will have to wait a bit longer after Adelaide announced on Thursday that the young center will not suit up for its NBL season opener against Perth.The 7-foot-2 Sott is suffering from knee soreness prolonging his...

 2021-12-02 10:02 

Manila Bulletin

'Are they this afraid?' Robredo spox decries takedown of VP posters, tarps...

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo was not amused by individuals taking down her posters, tarpaulins, and pink ribbons, which were installed by her supporters in some parts of the country. Vice Presidential spokesman Barry Gutierrez (OVP) Robredo'...

 2021-12-02 10:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'A widow challenging a Marcos anew': new CBCP head draws parallels in history...

MANILA, Philippines — Newly-installed Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Bishop Pablo Virgilio David on Wednesday drew parallels between historic events in 1986 and now, when two widows faced what appeared to be insurmou...

 2021-12-02 10:00 

Vietnam News

HNX to develop commodity derivative market...

The H Ni Stock Exchange (HNX) is researching and developing derivative products which depend not only on indices but also on single stocks.nbsp;...

 2021-12-02 10:00 

The Strait Times

ST Sports Talk Podcast: Ryan Giggs and Nicky Butt on Man United woes...

The Straits Times tackles the biggest sports talking points every month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 09:59 

Channel NewsAsia

IOC says it has held second video call with Peng Shuai...

BERLIN :The International Olympic Committee has held a second video call with doubles former world number one Peng Shuai amid concerns about the Chinese tennis player's wellbeing, the IOC said in a statement on Thursday.The IOC said it held the call, ...

 2021-12-02 09:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Najib seeks new evidence to be heard before appeal decision on Dec 8...
 2021-12-02 09:59 

Channel NewsAsia

IOC says it has held second video call with Peng Shuai...

BERLIN: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has held a second video call with doubles former world number one Peng Shuai amid concerns about the Chinese tennis player's wellbeing, the IOC said in a statement on Thursday (Dec 2).The IOC said it h...

 2021-12-02 09:57 

Malay Mail Online

BWF World Tour Finals: Zii Jia's smooth run continues...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — National top men's singles shuttler Lee Zii Jia continued his winning run in the BWF (Badminton World Federation) World Tour Finals 2021 as he clobbered Toma Junior Popov of France in the Group B second match at Bali,......

 2021-12-02 09:51 

Malay Mail Online

Local medical graduate output below Health Ministry's projection, says higher education minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — The output of local medical graduates is below the Health Ministry's (MOH) projected requirements, said Higher Education (MOHE) Minister Datuk Seri Noraini Ahmad. She said the MOH's Strategic Plan 2016-2020's target...

 2021-12-02 09:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Those who took Sinovac, Sinopharm COVID-19 jabs reminded to get 3rd dose to keep vaccination status...

SINGAPORE: People who have received two doses of the Sinovac or Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine are reminded to take their third dose to be considered fully vaccinated.The Ministry of Health (MOH) said that since Wednesday (Dec 1), it has been progressively se...

 2021-12-02 09:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong's departing residents withdrew US$334 million in pension funds in Q3...

HONG KONG : Hong Kong residents leaving the city for good withdrew a total of HKUS$2.604 billion (US$334 million) from their Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) pension accounts in the third quarter of 2021, up 52.8per cent from a year earlier, government data...

 2021-12-02 09:49 

ABS-CBN

Lacson says PH vaccine strategy must focus on incentives...

Presidential aspirant Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson said the government should balance incentives and some forms of sanction in its vaccination strategy....

 2021-12-02 09:49 

Malay Mail Online

FAO: World food prices climb in November, stay at 10-year peak...

ROME, Dec 2 — World food prices rose for a fourth straight month in November to remain at 10-year highs, led by strong demand for wheat and dairy products, the UN food agency said today. The Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) food price.....

 2021-12-02 09:49 

Cambodia Daily

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? (13 colonies) () (Life, Liberty and the Pursuit [...] The post appeared first on The Cambodia Daily Khmer ....

 2021-12-02 09:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Myanmar junta, Taliban condemn move to deny envoys seats at UN...
 2021-12-02 09:46 

Bangkok Post

Philippines activists push new petition seeking Marcos election ban...

MANILA: Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the early frontrunner for the Philippines presidency, was hit by another formal complaint on Thursday, as long-time opponents of his powerful family pile pressure on authorities to disqualify him from elections next year....

 2021-12-02 09:46 

Manila Bulletin

Valenzuela City gov't to distribute Christmas gift packs to senior citizens...

Senior citizens in Valenzuela City will receive gift packs under the city's "Pamaskong Handong" program from Dec. 11 to 18, the local government announced on Thursday, Dec. 2. The distribution will be held in various barangay halls and courts ...

 2021-12-02 09:45 

The Strait Times

Rooftop bar Loof closing in February, looking for new home...

The Lo & Behold Group is looking for a new location.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 09:44 

Channel NewsAsia

China aviation authority issues airworthiness directive on Boeing 737 MAX...

BEIJING : China's aviation authority on Thursday issued an airworthiness directive on the Boeing 737 MAX which will help pave the way for the model's return to service in China after more than two and a half years.The directive instructs airline o...

 2021-12-02 09:44 

The Strait Times

VTL travellers from Singapore exempted from South Korea's new quarantine rules...

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Singapore says VTL arrangement will proceed without change at the moment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 09:44 

The Strait Times

VTL travellers from Singapore exempted from South Korea's new quarantine rules...

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Singapore says VTL arrangement will proceed without change at the moment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 09:44 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor may increase number of seats in state assembly, says state exco...

SHAH ALAM, Dec 2 — The state government has not ruled out the possibility of increasing the number of seats in the Selangor state legislative assembly taking into account the rise in the number of voters aged 18 to 20 and increase in population......

 2021-12-02 09:43 

The Strait Times

High Court dismisses civil case filed by 17 death row inmates alleging racial bias...

They did not have specific evidence to support claim that they were treated differently because of their ethnicity.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-02 09:43 

Manila Bulletin

6 fishermen stranded in China return to PH after 7 months...

After seven months, six fishermen who were stranded on the coast of China finally returned to the country. And the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) are still working for the return of 23 more remai...

 2021-12-02 09:43 

Manila Bulletin

DPWH eyes construction of a new bridge in Southern Leyte...

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is eyeing the construction of a new bridge that keep the inter-island connectivity in Southern Leyte. DPWH Secretary Roger G. Mercado announced the proposal during his visit and coordination meeting on th...

 2021-12-02 09:42 

Manila Bulletin

Lighting ceremony marks beginning of UST's Paskuhan...

The University of Santo Tomas formally began its traditional Paskuhan celebrations with a lighting ceremony for its campus dcor and the Eucharistic Celebration at the Plaza Mayor. It was livestreamed through the official UST Facebook page on November 27, ...

 2021-12-02 09:41 

Philippine Star

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 2021-12-02 09:40 

Phnom Penh Post

Police issue year in review report on drug busts...

Through the end of November this year, the police have seized nearly two tonnes of illegal drugs and detained over 10,000 people including more than 300 foreigners for drug-related offences, according to an anti-drug department official....

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