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 2021-10-25 20:32 

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BI personnel banned from posting videos on TikTok...

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) warned its personnel on Monday that they could be held administratively liable for posting videos of themselves singing or dancing while wearing their uniform on the video-sharing app TikTok. Immigration Port Operations chie...

 2021-10-25 20:30 

Jakarta Post

Choosing and consuming: Sustainability key to Indonesia's food waste problem With the increased focus on sustainability in recent times, a greener, more responsible way of livin....
 2021-10-25 20:30 

Jakarta Post

Remains of 'Big John', largest known triceratops, fetch nearly $8 mln Big John - named after the owner of the land where the dinosaur's bones were found - roamed mode....
 2021-10-25 20:29 

The Strait Times

In face of hack attacks, US State Department to set up cyber bureau...

The US is facing a growing hacking problem, specifically a surge of ransomware attacks on infrastructure.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 20:29 

Channel NewsAsia

US great Lloyd says she won't stray far from the sport in retirement...

NEW YORK : Twice World Cup winner Carli Lloyd will put on the United States jersey one last time on Tuesday but was adamant she would not be leaving the sport of soccer entirely.With two Olympic golds and the fourth-highest total of international goals to...

 2021-10-25 20:24 

Channel NewsAsia

US agency asks Tesla about changes to driver assistance system...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday it was aware of reported changes to Tesla's Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta advanced driver assistance system and had contacted the automaker for more information.Tesla Chief Executive Elon M...

 2021-10-25 20:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Pressure mounts for ban on real guns in Hollywood after Baldwin set tragedy...

LOS ANGELES : The fatal shooting accident on the set of an Alec Baldwin movie has prompted calls for a ban on the use of real guns in TV shows and movies, with two producers already saying they will stop the practice....

 2021-10-25 20:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Amazon signs deal with British spy agencies to boost use of AI for espionage -FT...

Britain's three spy agencies have given a contract to Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud service unit, to host classified material in a deal aimed at boosting the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence for espionage, the Financial Time...

 2021-10-25 20:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Facebook forecasts Q4 revenue below estimates as Apple's privacy rules bite...

:Facebook Inc on Monday warned that Apple Inc's new privacy rules would weigh on its digital business in the current quarter, after the social media company reported quarterly revenue below market expectations.The company expects fourth-quarter revenu...

 2021-10-25 20:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Facebook invests billions in metaverse efforts as ad business suffers...

:Facebook Inc said on Monday it will break out its division focused on hardware, virtual and augmented reality into a new reporting segment, as its main advertising businesses face...

 2021-10-25 20:14 

Jakarta Globe

Government Slashes PCR Test Cost to $21...

It was the second time in the last two months that the government intervenes in the making of Covid-19 test tariff....

 2021-10-25 20:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Facebook invests billions in metaverse efforts as ad business slows...

Facebook said on Monday (Oct 25) it will start breaking out the financials for its virtual and augmented reality unit, an announcement that comes as its main advertising businesses face...

 2021-10-25 20:06 

Inquirer.net

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End-Sept budget deficit widens to P 1.14T, up 29.6%...

The end-September budget deficit widened by 29.6 percent year-on-year to P1.14 trillion due to higher, but still below-program, government spending during the first nine months. The Bureau of the Treasury's cash operations report released on Monday sh...

 2021-10-25 20:05 

Inquirer.net

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COVID-19 cost PH economy $43B in 2020, says JCER...

The COVID-19 pandemic shed $43 billion from the Philippine economy last year—the eighth-highest economic toll among 15 Asian economies, as the tourism- and services-dependent region suffered from lockdowns to contain the deadly coronavirus, the thin...

 2021-10-25 20:05 

Inquirer.net

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Rosario doubtful for Game 4 due to dislocated finger, spinal shock; TNT and Magnolia look to dig deep with both teams hurting...

Paul Lee, Magnolia's lethal weapon, has been playing through pain throughout the conference. He has dealt with an assortment of injuries, from his hamstring to his knees, and now his shoulder.But the veteran guard simply refuses to be slowed down by t...

 2021-10-25 20:04 

Inquirer.net

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PSEi taking a 'nice pause' to set up Christmas momentum...

The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange (PSEi) saw a "healthy pullback" on Monday as it prepares for another leg up in the coming weeks on more positive economic prospects. On Monday, the PSEi dropped 1.07 percent, or 78.07 points, to 7,211.54 whi...

 2021-10-25 20:03 

Inquirer.net

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Expect pork prices to remain elevated...

Due to delays in importation, pork supply would remain short by 278,600 metric tons by year-end and would keep prices elevated, the state planning agency National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said. In a report on Monday, Neda also projected a...

 2021-10-25 20:02 

Inquirer.net

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SMC eyes Sangley semicon hub...

Foods, drinks and infrastructure conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) wants to build a manufacturing hub in Sangley, Cavite, as the local government struggles to get its $10-billion international airport project off the ground. Ramon S. Ang, president of S...

 2021-10-25 20:01 

Inquirer.net

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Limits of data privacy...

Data privacy got an undeserved black eye at the hearing of the Senate blue ribbon committee on the sale of medical supplies to the government by Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. Despite a measly subscribed capital stock of P625,000, no sales revenues in 201...

 2021-10-25 20:00 

Jakarta Post

NFT collector group buys Wu-Tang Clan album The album was previously owned by Martin Shkreli, a disgraced executive sentenced to prison for frau....
 2021-10-25 19:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Afghanistan fans flock to Sharjah as team wins T20 World Cup opener...

Afghanistan supporters donning national colours gathered in Sharjah to cheer on the team, who opened their Twenty20 World Cup campaign with a commanding 130-run win over Scotland L4N2RL3BB on Monday.Afghanistan's top order fired their side to an impos...

 2021-10-25 19:30 

Jakarta Post

Alec Baldwin was aiming at camera when gun discharged - affadavit The affidavit provided additional details about Thursday's accidental shooting in New Mexico tha....
 2021-10-25 19:30 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Taiwan's Foxconn shows interest in Indonesia's EV industry The announcement comes as Foxconn seeks to diversify away from the production of consumer electronic....
 2021-10-25 19:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran's enrichment to high levels at Natanz plant is expanding, IAEA says...

VIENNA: Iran is expanding its enrichment of uranium beyond the highly enriched threshold of 20 per cent purity at a Natanz plant where it is already enriching to 60 per cent, but the new activity does not involve keeping the product, the UN nuclear watchd...

 2021-10-25 19:21 

The Strait Times

Biden signs order imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions...

Severe travel restrictions on China, India and much of Europe will be lifted effective Nov 8.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 19:20 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Saudi ex-spy says MBS sent death squad to assassinate him: report In an interview with US broadcaster CBS News' "60 Minutes", Saad Aljabri -- formerly a....
 2021-10-25 19:10 

ABS-CBN

Bahagi ng Davao City binaha dahil sa malakas na ulan; search, rescue ops isinagawa...

May ilang lugar na abot hanggang bubong ng mga bahay ang lebel tubig....

 2021-10-25 19:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Learn some manners on F1 grid, Brundle tells VIP minders...

Former Formula One racer turned television commentator Martin Brundle suggested the minders of VIP quests...

 2021-10-25 19:06 

ABS-CBN

Inendorso man o hindi, Escudero sinigurong bukas ang Sorsogon sa mga 'presidentiable'...

Sa ngayon, wala pang pinangalanan si Escudero kung sino ang susuportahang kandidato sa pagkapangulo....

 2021-10-25 19:04 

Channel NewsAsia

US State Department to establish new cyber bureau led by ambassador...

WASHINGTON : The U.S. State Department said on Monday it plans to establish a bureau of cyberspace and digital policy that will be led by a Senate-confirmed ambassador at large, spokesperson Ned Price said.Price told a regular press briefing the new burea...

 2021-10-25 19:04 

Channel NewsAsia

In face of hack attacks, US State Department to set up cyber bureau...

WASHINGTON :The U.S. State Department plans to establish a bureau of cyberspace and digital policy in the face of a growing hacking problem, specifically a surge of ransomware attacks on U.S. infrastructure.State Department spokesperson Ned Price said a S...

 2021-10-25 19:00 

Jakarta Post

Alec Baldwin seen consoling family of slain cinematographer as set problems mount Concerns about the safety protocols on the set of 'Rust' are also raised following the death....
 2021-10-25 18:52 

Philippine Star

PNP chief orders deployment of more cops to Manila dolomite beach...
 2021-10-25 18:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Afghan fans forget crisis as T20 World Cup team plays...

KABUL: None of the cricket fans captivated by the T20 World Cup have more reason than the Afghans to want to lose themselves in a moment of sporting joy.Afghanistan's opening match on Monday (Oct 25) against Scotland came just ten weeks after Taliban ...

 2021-10-25 18:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Conviction of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' should be thrown out, lawyer argues...

NEW YORK: A lawyer for Joaquin...

 2021-10-25 18:49 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Under growing pressure, Russian stand-ups vow to joke on The growing popularity of Russian standup sketches has attracted the watchful eye of the authorities....
 2021-10-25 18:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Hurricane Rick loses steam as it moves further inland Mexico...

MEXICO CITY: Hurricane Rick's strong winds lost some steam as the storm moved further inland on Monday (Oct 25), though its heavy rains still had the potential to trigger flash flooding and mudslides, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) and local a...

 2021-10-25 18:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Colombian shelters prepare for migrant influx as Venezuela reopens border...

CHUSACA, Colombia: Shelters in Colombia are preparing for increasing numbers of impoverished migrants arriving on foot after Venezuela reopened its border with its Andean neighbor, many of them children in need of food, medical attention and the chance to...

 2021-10-25 18:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil plans combative strategy for climate talks...

BRASILIA: President Jair Bolsonaro's government will pursue a confrontational negotiating strategy at the upcoming UN climate summit, renewing calls for other countries to pay Brazil to preserve the Amazon, the vice president said Monday (Oct 25).Vice...

 2021-10-25 18:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia's Delimobil targets over US$900 million valuation in US IPO...

Russian car-sharing company Delimobil Holding S.A. said on Monday it would look to raise as much as US$240 million in a U.S. initial public offering at a valuation of more than US$900 million.The company plans to sell 20 million American Depositary Shares...

 2021-10-25 18:36 

The Strait Times

EU drug regulator backs Moderna's Covid-19 booster vaccine for over-18s...

It is the second Covid-19 booster vaccine to be approved in the EU.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:30 

Manila Standard

PUV drivers get P1 billion subsidy...

The government will be granting fuel subsidies worth P1 billion to 178,000 drivers of public utility vehicles to offset the rising prices of fuel and oil products up to the end of the year....

 2021-10-25 18:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Blue Origin, Boeing chart course for 'business park' in space...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called...

 2021-10-25 18:26 

The Strait Times

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's fortune surges $39 billion on Hertz order...

About two-thirds of Musk's net worth is tied directly to shares and options in Tesla.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-25 18:25 

Jakarta Post

China will uphold world peace, Xi says The comments come after Taiwan said this month that military tension with China was at its worst in ....
 2021-10-25 18:20 

Manila Standard

Oil firms urged: Give rebates to customers...

The Department of Energy (DOE) has asked oil industry players to offer discounts and promotions to their customers amid the continuous fuel price hikes since January, Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Monday....

 2021-10-25 18:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Amazon's Staten Island warehouse workers file petition for union election - NLRB...

Amazon.com Inc's warehouse workers in New York's Staten Island have filed for a petition to form a union, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said on Monday. (Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru)...

 2021-10-25 18:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Europe drug regulator backs use of Moderna's COVID-19 booster vaccine...

The European Union's drug regulator on Monday (Oct 25) said it has concluded in its review that Moderna's COVID-19 booster vaccine may be given to people aged 18 years and above, at least six months after the second dose.It is the second COVID-19 ...

 2021-10-25 18:10 

Manila Standard

Duterte 'congratulates' Senate for challenging his order in SC...

President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday welcomed the decision of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to question before the Supreme Court the legality of his order barring Cabinet officials from attending hearings into the alleged misuse of multibillion-peso COV...

 2021-10-25 18:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Erdogan steps back from threat to expel Western envoys...

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday (Oct 25) backed down from his threat to expel 10 Western ambassadors over their joint statement of support for a jailed civil society leader.He spoke after the United States and several of the other...

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