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 2022-05-18 08:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

UK Tory MP accused of sexual offences freed on bail...
 2022-05-18 08:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Stop work order issued after roofing of two heritage godowns illegally torn down...
 2022-05-18 08:02 

Malay Mail Online

Sources: China in talks with automakers on EV subsidy extension...

SHANGHAI, May 18 — China is in talks with automakers about extending costly subsidies for electric vehicles (EV) that were set to expire in 2022, aiming to keep a key market growing as the broader economy slows, three people familiar with the......

 2022-05-18 08:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Safe drinking water access in Indonesia reaches 11 percent: VP - ANTARA News...

Access to safe drinking water in Indonesia currently only reaches 11 percent, Indonesian Vice President Ma'ruf Amin stated during the Sanitation and Water ......

 2022-05-18 08:02 

Manila Bulletin

'Shabu' worth P8-million seized from seven pushers nabbed in Central Visayas drug-busts...

CEBU CITY — Packs of suspected shabu worth more than P8 million were seized in a series of anti-illegal drug operations in Central Visayas on Wednesday. The biggest haul came from Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City where authorities found 700 grams of...

 2022-05-18 08:02 

Bangkok Post

Industrial confidence at five-month low...

Thailand's industries sentiment index dropped to a five-month low in April, hit by higher production costs as Russia's invasion of Ukraine pushed up the price of energy and raw materials, an industries group said on Wednesday....

 2022-05-18 08:01 

Vietnam News

Stock exchanges to disclose self-trading data before May 23...

The State Securities Commission (SSC) sent an official dispatch to stock exchanges, requesting disclosure of information for proprietary trading of securities companies...

 2022-05-18 08:00 

Malay Mail Online

PM: From today, no AP required to import food into Malaysia...

PUTRAJAYA, May 18 — The government has agreed not to impose with immediate effect, the approved permit (AP) requirement to import foodstuffs into the country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said this decision was reached at.....

 2022-05-18 07:58 

Vietnam News

IEEFA: Vit Nam's manufacturing future rests on a credible renewable energy game plan...

Global market exposure is an impetus for the government to support the power sector's decarbonisation...

 2022-05-18 07:57 

Channel NewsAsia

UK inflation jumps to 40-year peak...

LONDON: Britain's annual inflation rate surged to a 40-year high last month on rocketing energy costs, official data showed Wednesday (May 18), sparking opposition calls for the government to announce an emergency budget to combat a cost-of-living cri...

 2022-05-18 07:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Yuna saddened by death of 17-month-old niece due to Covid-19...
 2022-05-18 07:56 

Vietnam News

MPI supports digital transformation for SMEs in Ninh Thun...

As the central coastal province of Ninh Thun shifted to more service industries, most of its 4,000 small businesses have been told to go digital....

 2022-05-18 07:55 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Delegates should draw inspiration from 'angklung' to work coherently - ANTARA News...

The 2022 G20 Digital Economy Working Group (DEWG) Chairperson Mira Tayyiba urged delegations to function harmoniously in reaching joint agreements on issues ......

 2022-05-18 07:55 

Manila Bulletin

Arroyo doubles down on endorsement of Romualdez for House Speaker...

Returning Pampanga 2nd district Rep. and former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo doubled down on her endorsement of House Majority Leader and Leyte 1st district Rep. Martin Romualdez's potential speakership in the upcoming 19th Congress. From left to...

 2022-05-18 07:55 

Manila Bulletin

Angara hopes new Senate majority will respect 'equity of the incumbent'...

Senator Sonny Angara on Wednesday assured that he has no problem relinquishing the committees he is handling presently at the Senate to other senators who would comprise the new majority bloc in the 19th Congress but hopes that the principle of the "e...

 2022-05-18 07:55 

Bangkok Post

Britain's inflation rate surges to a 40-year high of 9%...

UK inflation rose to its highest level since Margaret Thatcher was prime minister 40 years ago, adding to pressure for action from the government and central bank....

 2022-05-18 07:55 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

How To Take 17 Days Of Leave & Get 54 Days Off In 2023 — Best Days To Chope Leave To Maximise Public Holidays...

Two of the public holidays in 2023 fall on Saturdays....

 2022-05-18 07:54 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 pandemic or not, Beijing diners won't be denied their Peking duck...

BEIJING: As restaurants in the Chinese capital drift in the doldrums of a COVID-19 ban on dining in, one eatery manager and his army of chefs have set up stalls on the pavement to keep alive some of the old...

 2022-05-18 07:54 

Manila Bulletin

Police arrest two alleged drug pushers in separate buy-busts in Bacolod and Dumaguet...

BACOLOD CITY Two alleged drug pushers were arrested in separate buy-bust operations here and in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, as authorities kept their unrelenting drive against illegal drugs and other forms of criminality. In Dumaguete City, Davi Bend...

 2022-05-18 07:51 

Malay Mail Online

Foreign visa system trial: Envelope containing cash payments to Zahid delivered in-person late at night on a monthly basis for political donation, witness tells court...

SHAH ALAM, May 18 — A brown envelope containing cash payments from Ultra Kirana Sdn Bhd (UKSB) amounting to several hundred thousand in Singapore dollars was delivered in person to Datuk Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's residence late at night on a monthly....

 2022-05-18 07:51 

Malay Mail Online

Viral video of men burning fireworks for 'birthday boy Mustafa' near Setia Alam toll plaza result in their arrest...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — A group of five smartly-dressed men have been nabbed by police after a video of them burning fireworks by the roadside of Setia Alam's toll plaza went viral. The short clip, which was initially uploaded on TikTok, features...

 2022-05-18 07:50 

Manila Bulletin

Powerhouse One Cebu Party to hold mass oath-taking...

CEBU CITY The influential One Cebu Party is set to hold a mass oath-taking for all its candidates that won in the May 9 national and local elections, and this includes the party's president herself, Governor Gwen Garcia. The governor made the announce...

 2022-05-18 07:48 

Malay Mail Online

S.Korea will not discuss currency swap during Biden visit, says official...

SEOUL, May 18 Forming a currency swap agreement with the United States is unlikely to be discussed during President Joe Biden's visit this week as a way of countering the won's persistent decline, a senior South Korean official said today.......

 2022-05-18 07:47 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Umno division told to snub Tengku Zafrul amid alleged bid for Kuala Selangor...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — An Umno division in Selangor has allegedly called on its members to boycott programmes involving finance minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz, amid talks that he is eyeing the Kuala Selangor parliamentary seat in the.....

 2022-05-18 07:46 

ABS-CBN

Dalagita patay sa tama ng kidlat habang naliligo sa ulan...

Patay ang isang 15 anyos na babae matapos siyang tamaan ng kidlat sa Pangasinan nitong Linggo ng hapon....

 2022-05-18 07:46 

Manila Standard

How these top-performing sellers grow their businesses thru Shopee's mega sales...

In the Philippines, double day dates such as 9.9 and 11.11 have become highly anticipated due to shopping festivals offered by platforms such as Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. In fact, last year over 2 billion items ...

 2022-05-18 07:45 

ABS-CBN

Govt allows 2nd COVID-19 booster jab for elderly, healthcare workers...

Health workers and the elderly may now receive a second booster jab against COVID-19, the health department said....

 2022-05-18 07:45 

Bangkok Post

Italy marks 30th anniversary of murder of anti-mafia judge Falcone...

ROME: Thirty years ago, the Sicilian mafia killed judge Giovanni Falcone with a bomb so powerful it was registered by experts monitoring volcanic tremors from Etna on the other side of the island....

 2022-05-18 07:45 

Bangkok Post

Sony brings zero-carbon goal forward 10 years to 2040...

TOKYO: Japanese giant Sony brought forward its deadline for reaching carbon neutrality by a decade on Wednesday, saying it is now targeting net-zero emissions across its business by 2040....

 2022-05-18 07:43 

Manila Bulletin

Innovative new web series 'Ming Tomas' will make viewers laugh and want to fall in love...

Tomas (Anton Nolasco) and Ming (Queen Semana) share a moment of kilig in the new Ming Tomas web series When so much media nowadays seems to be about challenging things happening around us, romcoms offer us a breath of fresh air. At their very best, romant...

 2022-05-18 07:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Musician and academician Dr Wan Zawawi dies...
 2022-05-18 07:39 

Manila Standard

We need new DOTr head, transport coalition appeals to BBM...

A strong coalition of the public transportation sector has appealed to presumptive President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. to replace the Department of Transportation (DOTr) with a new head amid speculations that the incumbent, Secretary Arthur Tugade, will be re...

 2022-05-18 07:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ferrotec Holdings sets up new manufacturing facility at Kulim Hi-Tech Park...
 2022-05-18 07:37 

Manila Bulletin

DOH OKs 2nd Covid-19 vax booster shot for senior citizens, health workers...

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 30, 2021 a doctor vaccinates a patient against Covid-19 at a vaccination center in Sonthofen, southern Germany, amid the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Germany's parliament on April 7, 2022 reject...

 2022-05-18 07:36 

Channel NewsAsia

US Air Force says it conducted successful hypersonic weapon test...

WASHINGTON: The US Air Force said on Monday (May 16) it had conducted a successful test of a hypersonic weapon, which flew at five times the speed of sound. The test was conducted on Saturday off the coast of Southern California when a B-52 bomber release...

 2022-05-18 07:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Teen gets probation for running online sex scams, lying to police...

SINGAPORE: An 18-year-old teenager was on Wednesday (May 18) given one-and-a-half years' probation for offences including running online sex scams and lying to the police.The teen cannot be named as he was under 18 at the time of the offences and ther...

 2022-05-18 07:35 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia remains higher at mid-afternoon...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) trended higher at mid-afternoon today as buying in selected heavyweights, led by Public Bank Bhd and IHH Healthcare Bhd, continued to support the barometer index. At 3pm, the FBM KLCI......

 2022-05-18 07:34 

Philippine Star

PNP ready to deploy more forces to secure special elections in Lanao del Sur...
 2022-05-18 07:34 

Philippine Star

Broadcaster Mon Tulfo arrested in Manila over cyber libel...
 2022-05-18 07:31 

Malay Mail Online

Finland, Sweden apply to join Nato as Russia pummels Ukraine...

KYIV, May 18 — Finland and Sweden formally applied to join Nato today, prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and triggering one of the most significant changes in Europe's security architecture in decades. The applications came after more...

 2022-05-18 07:29 

Manila Bulletin

'Senior Year,' 'The Takedown,' 'Ozark,' 'Welcome to Eden' top Netflix's weekly chart...

Rebel Wilson's "Senior Year" took the No. 1 spot as the most watched English film on Netflix. Netflix released its latest Global Top 10 of the most watched shows and films on the platform from May 9 to 15. The No. 1 most watched films and show...

 2022-05-18 07:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Teacher claims trial to two counts of abuse of power...
 2022-05-18 07:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Teacher claims trial to two counts of abuse of power [NSTTV]...
 2022-05-18 07:28 

Manila Bulletin

NYC encourages public to join #RaiseYourHandForKids challenge for child labor awareness...

National Youth Commission The National Youth Commission (NYC) on Wednesday, May 18, urged everyone to take part in the #RaiseYourHandForKids challenge in line with the ongoing 5th Global Conference for the Elimination of Child Labor. The said conference, ...

 2022-05-18 07:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Minister supports digital economy ecosystem development in Indonesia - ANTARA News...

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno encourages the development of a digital ecosystem in a bid to expedite growth of the economy and create as ......

 2022-05-18 07:26 

Manila Bulletin

PetroEnergy income up 48% to P253 M...

Yuchengco-led PetroEnergy Resources Corporation (PERC) registered robust 48 percent increase in net income to P253 million in the first quarter this year versus a leaner P170 million in the same period last year. From that financial outcome, the company e...

 2022-05-18 07:25 

Cebu Daily News

Students in Cebu City want return of face-to-face classes...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bring back face-to-face classes. This was the appeal of Cebu City students in the mountain barangays on the third day of the implementation of limited face-to-face classes in 13 selected public schools. The Junior High stude...

 2022-05-18 07:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lam Thye: Incorporate Vision Zero concept at workplace for safer work environment...
 2022-05-18 07:24 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Covid or no Covid, Beijing diners won't be denied their Peking duck...

BEIJING — As restaurants in the Chinese capital drift in the doldrums of a Covid ban on dining in, one eatery manager and his army of chefs have set up stalls on the pavement to keep alive some of the old magic and drum up sales of their big seller,...

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