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 2022-05-18 04:00 

Cebu Daily News

Mj Lastimosa shares 'real cr moments'...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— How much time do ladies usually spend when using the comfort room? Forever! And Mj Lastimosa tells us why. In a recent Instagram posts, the beauty queen shared snaps of what she normally does when inside the ladies room take ...

 2022-05-18 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar resistance urges West to provide arms for fight against junta...

The defence chief of Myanmar's shadow government has called for international help to arm its resistance forces fighting the ruling military, requesting support similar to that being given to Ukrainians battling invading Russian troops.The people of U...

 2022-05-18 04:00 

Manila Standard

More than 100,000 people officially missing in Mexico...

By Yussel Gonzalez More than 100,000 people are now listed as missing in violence-wracked Mexico, a grim milestone that the United Nations rights chief on Tuesday called "a tragedy of enormous proportions." Rights groups appealed for urgent action...

 2022-05-18 03:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Knight Frank Asia-Pacific prime office rental index up eight per cent in the first quarter of 2022...
 2022-05-18 03:59 

Manila Bulletin

Malacaang condoles with UAE on president's passing...

Malacaang on Wednesday expressed its condolences to the government and the people of the United Arab Emirates on the passing of its president, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In a statement, Malacaang said President Duterte described His ...

 2022-05-18 03:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More Covid-19 recoveries than new infections yesterday...
 2022-05-18 03:57 

Manila Bulletin

DFA maintains mandatory evacuation order to Filipinos in 4 Ethiopia regions...

The mandatory evacuation order for Filipinos in four regions in Ethiopia remains after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintained the alert level 4 enforced in the areas. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Alert level 4 was maintained in the Tigray...

 2022-05-18 03:56 

The Strait Times

White Supremacist terrorism on fertile ground in the United States...

White supremacism, once on the margins, is now edging into the mainstream, analysts say.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-05-18 03:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Drill experts assist in Preah Vihear 7th staircase repairs...

The World Monuments Fund has sent experts to help drill the natural rock of the ancient staircase north of the Preah Vihear temple, which was damaged by water pooling under the stone. Steel will be added to strengthen the foundation....

 2022-05-18 03:54 

Phnom Penh Post

PRASAC says its registered capital raised 33% to $0.4B...

Prasac Microfinance Institution Plc announced that it has increased its registered capital by one-third to 1.6 trillion riel ($400 million) as it seeks to emerge as a full-fledged commercial bank after spending many years in the pursuit....

 2022-05-18 03:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Kampong Chhnang town recognised for ODF status...

The Ministry of Rural Development has officially recognised Kampong Chhnang town as the first district-level administrative region in the namesake province to achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. This contributes significantly to the government'...

 2022-05-18 03:54 

The Strait Times

China home prices drop for eighth month amid Covid-19 lockdowns...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China's home prices fell for an eighth month in April as measures to alleviate the real estate downturn failed to revive buyer confidence amid Covid outbreaks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-05-18 03:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Bhutan looks to taxis to jump-start stalled electric vehicle push...

THIMPHU: As night sets in, Dorji Wangchuk plugs his electric car into a charging station, then starts thumbing his rosary and mumbling prayers while he waits the half hour before he can continue driving his taxi around Bhutan's capital, Thimphu.He swa...

 2022-05-18 03:54 

Bangkok Post

Singapore denies entry to Indonesian cleric, cites extremism concerns...

Singapore said late on Tuesday border officials in the city-state had denied entry to an Indonesian Muslim cleric, citing what it said were Abdul Somad Batubara's "extremist and segregationist teachings"....

 2022-05-18 03:53 

Bangkok Post

More rain for Greater Bangkok, Central Plains...

The Meteorological Department forecast is for heavy rain in most parts of the Central Plains, including Greater Bangkok, on Wednesday and into Thursday....

 2022-05-18 03:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysian police bust international syndicate that smuggled drugs in crayons...

GEORGE TOWN: An international drug syndicate that smuggled drugs in crayons and exported them via courier companies was busted after a man was arrested in Penang, Malaysian police said on Tuesday (May 17).North East district police chief ACP Soffian Santo...

 2022-05-18 03:50 

Phnom Penh Post

Industry expects salt shortage and imports as yield hopes melt away...

Unseasonal rains and adverse climatic conditions have decimated Cambodia's salt production, and as the harvest season comes to a close, industry insiders fear output could end up as low as one-fifth of last year's levels, obliging the Kingdom to i...

 2022-05-18 03:50 

Phnom Penh Post

Bike exports rise 54% in Jan-Apr...

Cambodia exported more than $300 million worth of bicycles to international markets in the first four months of 2022, an increase of 54 per cent year-on-year, according to latest figures from the Ministry of Commerce....

 2022-05-18 03:50 

Phnom Penh Post

Pursat encroachers told to clear out...

The Pursat Provincial Hall has warned of administrative action without exception against those who have illegally encroached on or occupied land in the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary....

 2022-05-18 03:49 

Phnom Penh Post

The Mekong rebounding from drought, MRC reports...

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) warned that by July, drought conditions could prevail in western Cambodia, though soil moisture is showing significant improvement over 2020 and 2021....

 2022-05-18 03:48 

Manila Bulletin

ANI extends e-commerce platform to agrarian reform beneficiaries...

Publicly-listed AgriNurture Inc. (ANI) of businessman Antonio Tiu is including agrarian reform beneficiaries in its e-commerce platform in order to connect them with merchants in the Philippines and other countries. To do this, ANI has signed a Memorandum...

 2022-05-18 03:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kim slams negligent officials over spiralling N. Korea Covid outbreak...
 2022-05-18 03:45 

Philippine Star

41-year-old Marestella Sunang proves age is just a number with strong SEA Games finish...
 2022-05-18 03:45 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia mixed at mid-morning, CI up 0.39pc...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 Bursa Malaysia was mixed at mid-morning today amidst cautious trading. At 11.03am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose by 6.08 points to 1,554.68 from Tuesday's close of 1,548.60. The benchmark index opened 5.55......

 2022-05-18 03:45 

Bangkok Post

Kim slams negligent officials over spiralling N. Korea Covid outbreak...

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the negligence and laziness of state officials worsened the country's Covid outbreak, state media reported Wednesday, as the number of known cases crossed 1.7 million....

 2022-05-18 03:44 

Philippine Star

Butler sizzles with 41 points as Heat sink Celtics in series opener...
 2022-05-18 03:43 

Philippine Star

Ninja Van Philippines celebrates people behind excellent customer service...
 2022-05-18 03:43 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korean leader Kim slams officials' 'immaturity' in response to COVID-19 outbreak...

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un slammed his country's response to its first confirmed COVID-19 outbreak as immature, accusing government officials of inadequacies and inertia as fever cases swept the country, state media reported on Wednesday (...

 2022-05-18 03:41 

Philippine Star

Gilas women reassert mastery over Thais for 2-0 SEA Games start...
 2022-05-18 03:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Toyota taps wells to beat water supply disruption in central Japan...

TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp is using well water at its factories to avoid the impact of an industrial water supply disruption in central Japan, a spokesperson said on Wednesday (May 18(A leakage at a water facility in the Aichi prefecture has disrupted indus...

 2022-05-18 03:40 

Malay Mail Online

Penang mayor: Lower terrace of Esplanade promenade designed to showcase heritage seawall...

GEORGE TOWN, May 18 — The lower terrace of the newly completed Esplanade seawall was designed to showcase a portion of the heritage seawall dating back to 1807, Penang Island City Council Mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang said today. The lower section,......

 2022-05-18 03:38 

Philippine Star

41-year-old Marestella Sunang proves age is just a number with strong SEA Games finish...
 2022-05-18 03:35 

The Strait Times

5 past examples of deliberate plane crashes...

In the wake of the recent China Eastern airlines crash, we take a look at past incidents of deliberate plane crashes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-05-18 03:35 

Manila Standard

Butler brings heat as Miami sink Boston in series opener...

Jimmy Butler scored 41 points as the Miami Heat produced a devastating comeback to defeat the Boston Celtics 118-107 in their opening Eastern Conference finals series clash on Tuesday. Butler led a revitalized Miami second-half display as the Heat transfo...

 2022-05-18 03:33 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia continues to see downward trend in new Covid-19 infections, total active cases...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — The number of new Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has continued its downward trend with 1,404 infections reported nationwide in the last 24 hours, compared to 1,697 the day before. This is after a sharp rise in cases, reaching a......

 2022-05-18 03:30 

Manila Bulletin

88 ballot boxes manually audited so far—Comelec...

Comelec/MB The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and its partners have so far finished manually auditing 88 ballot boxes. Based on its latest random manual audit (RMA) bulletin, the data was as of May 17. The RMA committee is currently processing 16 ballo...

 2022-05-18 03:28 

Cebu Daily News

Gwen to raise honoraria for village workers...

CEBU CITY, Philippines In fulfillment of a promise that she made during the campaign period, governor-elect Gwendolyn Garcia vowed to raise the honoraria for barangay workers in the province. Garcia said she will push through with her plans to increase th...

 2022-05-18 03:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Netflix trims staff to weather slowing growth...

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix on Tuesday (May 17) said it laid off about 2 per cent of its staff in a belt-tightening move after growth slowed at the once-booming streaming television service....

 2022-05-18 03:26 

Philippine Star

Sources: Kai Sotto to work out with Knicks next week...
 2022-05-18 03:24 

Philippine Star

Megaworld clarifies it paid all its taxes after BIR fiasco...
 2022-05-18 03:23 

Malay Mail Online

Biden attacks white supremacist 'poison' after racist shooting...

BUFFALO, May 18 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday called out what he branded the "poison" of white supremacist ideology behind a deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and said that racism is being stoked for political gain. Speaking in t...

 2022-05-18 03:22 

The Strait Times

Elon Musk's SpaceX poised to become most valuable US start-up...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX is poised to become the most valuable US start-up as its valuation rose to over US$125 billion (S$173 billion) in an ongoing share sale in the secondary market, sources familiar with the matter told ...

 2022-05-18 03:22 

Manila Bulletin

Possibility of afternoon or evening rains remains high due to localized thunderstorms — PAGASA...

(MANILA BULLETIN) Rains may continue over several parts of the country as there is still a high chance of rains in the afternoon or evening caused by localized thunderstorms, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services A...

 2022-05-18 03:19 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore Home Ministry: Indonesian preacher Abdul Somad, 'known to preach extremist and segregationist teaching', denied entry into country...

SINGAPORE, May 18 — Indonesian preacher Abdul Somad was denied entry into Singapore on Monday (May 16) because he is "known to preach extremist and segregationist teachings, which are unacceptable in Singapore's multi-racial and......

 2022-05-18 03:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More than 100,000 South Korean foreign residents eligible to vote...
 2022-05-18 03:16 

Philippine Star

'Naging kami eventually': Heart Evangelista gets candid about one-night stand experience...
 2022-05-18 03:15 

Malay Mail Online

Research houses positive on PetChem on plan to acquire Sweden's Perstorp...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 Research houses have maintained their positive stance on Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PCG) following its announcement to acquire Perstorp Holding AB. PCG, Malaysia's leading integrated chemicals producer, said it has signed......

 2022-05-18 03:13 

The Strait Times

China economy czar vows to back tech firms after crackdown...
 2022-05-18 03:13 

Malay Mail Online

Florida man arrested for misusing 911 to call police to arrest US President Joe Biden, ' release drug lord El Chapo...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — A man in Florida, US, is out on a US$150 (RM657) bond after being arrested earlier for calling 911 to inform police that President Joe Biden should be jailed. Jacob Ryan Philbeck who made a total of three calls in a span of......

 2022-05-18 03:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Dusty demise for NASA Mars lander in July as power dwindles...

CAPE CANAVERAL: A NASA spacecraft on Mars is headed for a dusty demise.The Insight lander is losing power because of all the dust on its solar panels. NASA said Tuesday (May 17) it will keep using the spacecraft's seismometer to register marsquakes un...

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