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 2021-09-23 12:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Britain's non-recognition of Africa-administered vaccines regrettable: African Union...

NAIROBI: The African Union's (AU) top health official called Britain's lack of recognition of coronavirus vaccines administered in Africa regrettable, saying on Thursday (Sep 23) it sends a confusing public health message.England announced last we...

 2021-09-23 12:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Evergrande's EV unit has stopped paying staff, factory suppliers - Bloomberg News...

China Evergrande Group's electric vehicle unit has stopped paying its staff and factory suppliers, according to a Bloomberg News report on Thursday. (Reporting by Sohini Podder in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)...

 2021-09-23 12:47 

Philippine Star

US judge orders Facebook to release anti-Rohingya content for genocide case...
 2021-09-23 12:46 

Manila Bulletin

LOOK: 9-year-old is youngest person to virtually run 100km...

Amazing feat! The past few months have been challenging for everyone, especially for children to run around and join a virtual race. But nothing can stop nine-year-old Nacho Arroyo from finishing a virtual 100 km race hosted by The Bayanihan Race. On thei...

 2021-09-23 12:46 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia lobbies Saudi Arabia for Umrah permits - ANTARA News...

The acting director general of Hajj and Umrah at the Indonesian Religion Affairs Ministry has lobbied the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Indonesia to allow ......

 2021-09-23 12:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kelantan police question man over posting of unvaccinated individual dining in...
 2021-09-23 12:46 

Malay Mail Online

Lukaku questions impact of taking knee in battle against racism...

LONDON, Sept 23 — Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has questioned the impact of taking the knee in the battle against racism, saying today that it was possible to take "stronger positions". Lukaku's Chelsea team mate, Marcos Alonso, this we...

 2021-09-23 12:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Verstappen will not admit to feeling the pressure, says Hamilton...

Max Verstappen is under pressure as he fights for a first Formula One title but will not admit to it affecting him, seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday.The 23-year-old is five points clear of his Mercedes rival after 14 of 22 races ...

 2021-09-23 12:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Verstappen laughs off Hamilton's pressure comments...

Max Verstappen hit back with sarcasm on Thursday after seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton suggested his young Red Bull rival was feeling the pressure of a first title tilt....

 2021-09-23 12:43 

ABS-CBN

Babae, patay matapos pagsasaksakin ng sariling anak sa Pangasinan...

Patay ang isang 40 anyos na babae matapos siyang pagsasaksakin ng kaniyang anak sa loob ng kanilang bahay sa Pangasinan nitong Martes....

 2021-09-23 12:43 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore: Marathoner Ashley Liew wins defamation suit against teammate Soh Rui Yong, who has to pay S$180,000 in damages...

SINGAPORE, Sept 23 — National marathoner Ashley Liew has won a high-profile defamation suit against teammate Soh Rui Yong, who was ordered by a district court to pay S$180,000 in damages. This sum includes S$60,000 in aggravated damages, partly......

 2021-09-23 12:42 

Malay Mail Online

Finance minister: RM12.43b SME soft loans approved by local banks as of Sept 10...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Applications for RM12.43 billion under the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Soft Loans have been approved by local banks and accepted by SMEs as of September 10, 2021. Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz.....

 2021-09-23 12:40 

Manila Bulletin

Private schools commend Senate for stopping their 'collapse' amidst the pandemic...

Associations of private schools lauded members of the Senate for "crossing party lines" to pass a bill on second reading that will "prevent the collapse of proprietary educational institutions" in the face of a massive increase in tax rate...

 2021-09-23 12:37 

Malay Mail Online

AirAsia expects strong recovery for air travel soon...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — AirAsia expects a strong recovery for air travel in all key domestic destinations and for international flights to resume in the near future, complemented by stringent health and safety protocols that the airline has put in.....

 2021-09-23 12:37 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor Sultan, Raja Muda express sadness over Worden's demise...

SHAH ALAM, Sept 23 — The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah have expressed their sadness and sympathy over the death of former Selangor football coach Ken......

 2021-09-23 12:35 

Cebu Daily News

Donaire says he is fighting in December 'with whoever steps in the ring'...

MANILA, Philippines—Nonito Donaire is adamant that he will be defending his WBC bantamweight title in December, it's just a question of who he will be fighting. The WBC ordered Donaire to fight mandatory challenger and interim champion Reymart G...

 2021-09-23 12:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Volkswagen culture to blame for silence over emissions scandal, ex-manager says in trial...

BRAUNSCHWEIG: A former Volkswagen manager, who is on trial over the carmaker's emissions-cheating scandal, blamed company culture on Thursday for his and others' silence on the matter, but said he would have acted differently had he known the cons...

 2021-09-23 12:34 

Channel NewsAsia

VW culture to blame for silence over emissions scandal, ex-manager says in trial...

BRAUNSCHWEIG : A former Volkswagen manager, who is on trial over the carmaker's emissions-cheating scandal, blamed company culture on Thursday for his and others' silence on the matter, but said he would have acted differently had he known the con...

 2021-09-23 12:33 

Malay Mail Online

Harimau Malaya to face Jordan, Uzbekistan in international friendlies...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The national football team will take on world number 93 Jordan and world number 84 Uzbekistan in two Tier-1 International friendlies next month. The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) today announced that coach Tan......

 2021-09-23 12:33 

ABS-CBN

Duterte may banat na naman kay Gordon...

May panibagong banat na naman si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte kay Sen. Richard Gordon....

 2021-09-23 12:30 

Malay Mail Online

Police open investigation paper on famous preacher after Telegram posts go viral...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The police have opened an investigation paper on an individual described as "a well-known preacher" after lewd videos and messages allegedly linked to him made the rounds on social media platform, Telegram, recently.....

 2021-09-23 12:29 

ABS-CBN

OFW remittances, nakabawi kahit may pandemya...

MANILA - Inanunsyo ng Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) na nakabawi ang OFW remittances ngayong taon kahit may pandemya....

 2021-09-23 12:28 

The Strait Times

Homes destroyed and food trashed as Myanmar military tries to quell 'people's defensive war'...

BANGKOK - Flaring armed conflict between Myanmar's military regime and groups resisting the Feb 1 coup is laying waste to villages in the heartland, some two weeks after the shadow National Unity Government (NUG) declared a...

 2021-09-23 12:28 

ABS-CBN

Mga huling sandali ni Bree Jonson kita sa CCTV...

Inilabas ng pulisya ang CCTV footage ng mga huling sandali ng artist na si Bree Jonson bago ito natagpuang patay....

 2021-09-23 12:28 

The Strait Times

Malaysia, Singapore to discuss possibility of reopening borders soon: Malaysian Foreign Minister...

Lawmakers have raised the plight of Malaysians who have not seen their families since borders closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 12:28 

Tech in Asia

Ex-Gojek employees raise $550k for home construction platform...

Kolo aims to make searching for home improvement services and designs easier for users....

 2021-09-23 12:27 

The Strait Times

Apex court orders retrial for two men on death row for alleged drug trafficking...

SINGAPORE - The Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial for two men currently on death row for alleged drug trafficking.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 12:25 

The Strait Times

Asian Insider: Aukus and Asia | Evergrande crisis...

Asian Insider brings you insights into a fast-changing region from our network of correspondents and commentators.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 12:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Britain to front-run capital rules on crypto if need be, says Bank of England...

LONDON : Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday he would front-run global rules if necessary to avoid Britain's banks building up big exposures to cryptoassets that were not backed by sufficient capital.The global Basel Committee o...

 2021-09-23 12:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Lukaku questions impact of taking knee in battle against racism...

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has questioned the impact of taking the knee in the battle against racism, saying on Thursday that it was possible to take...

 2021-09-23 12:23 

Channel NewsAsia

China opposes Taiwan joining Pacific trade deal...

TAIPEI: China on Thursday (Sep 23) said it opposed Taiwan joining a major trans-Pacific trade deal just days after Beijing said it wanted to become a member of the same agreement....

 2021-09-23 12:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Nibali returns to Astana after five years...

ASTANA : Vincenzo Nibali has rejoined AstanaPremier Tech five years after leaving, the Kazakh team said on Thursday. Astana announced the 36-year-old's arrival for the 2022 season with a number of cryptic posts on their social media channels, but they...

 2021-09-23 12:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Donaire says he is fighting in December 'with whoever steps in the ring'...

MANILA, Philippines---Nonito Donaire is adamant that he will be defending his WBC bantamweight title in December, it's just a question of who he will be fighting.The WBC ordered Donaire to fight mandatory challenger and interim champion Reymart Gaball...

 2021-09-23 12:17 

ABS-CBN

'Granular lockdowns sa NCR nakikitang epektibo sa ngayon'...

Nakikita na may epekto sa ngayon ang granular lockdowns na ipinapatupad sa Metro Manila....

 2021-09-23 12:17 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy CM calls for Water Dept revamp to solve water supply woes in Sabah...

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin has called for a revamp of the state Water Department in efforts to find ways to resolve the water supply problem in Sabah. The Works Minister during the question and......

 2021-09-23 12:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

KRI proposes life annuity under Social Insurance Pension...
 2021-09-23 12:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Norway rules out mandating vaccines ahead of Beijing Games...

STOCKHOLM : Norway, the most successful country in the history of the Winter Olympics, will not follow in the footsteps of the United States and insist that those travelling to the Beijing Games are vaccinated against COVID-19, a representative told Reute...

 2021-09-23 12:14 

Cebu Daily News

Wedding coordinator apologizes, promises to refund newlywed couple he scammed...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The wedding coordinator who was accused of scamming a newlywed couple from Minglanilla town in southern Cebu has reportedly asked for forgiveness and promised to refund the amount that he scammed from the couple. This was disclo...

 2021-09-23 12:13 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

SMOORE outlines its mission of “atomization making life better” at GTNF 2021 - ANTARA News...

SMOORE, a global leader in offering vaping technology solutions, today has made its mark at The Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) 2021. Senior Vice ......

 2021-09-23 12:12 

Manila Bulletin

Isko's running mate, Willie Ong, resigns from Lakas-NUCD...

Dr. Willie T. Ong tendered his resignation as member of Lakas-NUCD to join following his acceptance of Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso's offer to run as vice president of Aksyon Demokratiko, a political party founded by the late Sen. Ra...

 2021-09-23 12:11 

Cebu Daily News

Five Cebuana transgender women vie for Miss Int'l Queen PH...

GINATILAN, CEBU — Cebu will have five representatives for this year's Miss International Queen Philippines. The five are Maria Hard, Shane Lee Ahn, Roxam Delos Santos, Stephie Venice Cabahug, and Fuschia Ann Ravena. Maria Hard, 22, BS Education ...

 2021-09-23 12:09 

Malay Mail Online

No teen will be left behind, not even the undocumented, pledges MoH of Covid-19 jabs...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The Ministry of Health (MoH) has promised that it will make Covid-19 vaccinations available to all teenagers aged 12 to 17 who are living in Malaysia, irrespective of their citizenship status. Dr Saidatul Norbaya Buang, a......

 2021-09-23 12:07 

ABS-CBN

SWS says 'fear factor' in surveys 'very hard to measure'...

The SWS acknowledged it was very hard to measure potential fear of government among respondents, which some say could influence survey results....

 2021-09-23 12:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Nazrief Nazri's 2-month-old baby positive with Covid-19...
 2021-09-23 12:06 

ABS-CBN

Bilang ng nade-deploy na OFW tumaas ngayong 2021: POEA...

Bahagyang tumaas ang bilang ng mga nade-deploy na OFW, ayon sa POEA....

 2021-09-23 12:05 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Vice President calls for better testing, tracing, isolation - ANTARA News...

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has called for better and more rigorous testing, tracing, isolation to anticipate any spike in COVID-19 transmission in ......

 2021-09-23 12:01 

Manila Bulletin

Yulo tops floor exercise, bronze in vault...

Photo by Munehiro Kugimiya Carlos Yulo returned to competition after his Tokyo Olympics campaign by capturing one gold and one bronze medal in the 2021 All-Japan Senior and Masters Gymnastics Championships in Yamagata Thursday. Yulo ruled the floor exerci...

 2021-09-23 12:00 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

New border crossing in Jagoi Babang to revive economy: Legislator - ANTARA News...

Construction of a new border crossing in Jagoi Babang Sub-district, Bengkayang District, West Kalimantan, will revive the local economy, deputy speaker of the ......

 2021-09-23 12:00 

Manila Bulletin

PH dollar surplus hits $1-B in August...

The Philippines' dollar deficit narrowed in the first eight-months of the year after its overall balance of payments (BOP) position registered a $1.04 billion surplus in August, the central bank reported. Philippines' end-August BOP deficit is red...

 2021-09-23 11:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Samsung in talks with Tesla to make next-gen self-driving chips -Korea Economic Daily...

SEOUL : Samsung Electronics is in talks with Tesla to make Tesla's next-generation self-driving chips based on Samsung's 7-nanometre chip production process, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday. Since the beginning of this year, Tesla an...

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