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 2022-01-12 22:24 

The Strait Times

Omicron a welcome variant says Brazil's Bolsonaro amid surge...

He calls Omicron 'vaccine virus' and claims some experts say it signals end of pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-12 22:23 

ABS-CBN

Non-uniformed personnel ng PNP tiklo sa buy-bust sa Camarines Sur...

Sa kulungan ang bagsak ng non-uniformed PNP personnel matapos nitong kumagat sa anti-drug operation sa Barangay San Miguel, bayan ng Calabanga....

 2022-01-12 22:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Luxury fashion must stop producing leather goods to be truly ethical...

As one writer argues, luxury brands are helping to fuel a demand for animal products at a time when scientists say we should cut down their use....

 2022-01-12 22:22 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Ministry to expand Pioneer Air Transport Program in 2022 - ANTARA News...

The Transportation Ministry will expand the service coverage of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation's Pioneer Air Transport Program in 2022, ......

 2022-01-12 22:21 

ABS-CBN

Hinihinalang shabu, marijuana na ipinuslit sa umano'y padalang markers nasabat...

Tumambad sa mga awtoridad ang bulto-bultong hinihinalang shabu na ipinuslit sa package galing Nevada na dumating sa Clark, Pampanga Miyerkoles....

 2022-01-12 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Insurance tech firm TypTap delays US IPO...

HCI Group Inc on Wednesday postponed the initial public offering (IPO) of its insurance unit TypTap Insurance Group Inc, joining a growing list of companies rethinking their plans to go public due to volatile market conditions.TypTap confidentially filed ...

 2022-01-12 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

TypTap Insurance, Justworks delay US IPO plans amid stormy markets...

:Insurance tech company TypTap and human resources software firm Justworks postponed their U.S. initial public offerings (IPOs) on Wednesday, joining several companies rethinking their plans to go public due to volatile market conditions.TypTap Insurance ...

 2022-01-12 22:17 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Mataram city RSUD designated referral hospital for MotoGP - ANTARA News...

The Mataram City Regional Hospital (RSUD), West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province, has been designated as the referral hospital for officials and spectators ......

 2022-01-12 22:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Ronnie Spector, leader of the music group Ronettes, has died at 78...

Ronnie Spector, singer of the 1960s hits...

 2022-01-12 22:10 

Malay Mail Online

Valverde's extra-time winner gives Real 3-2 victory over Barcelona...

RIYADH, Jan 13 — Federico Valverde finished off a stunning move in extra time to give Real Madrid a 3-2 victory over rivals Barcelona in an exhilarating Spanish Super Cup semi-final in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. Real advanced to Sunday's final.....

 2022-01-12 22:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why a North Korean defected to South Korea then went home...

Given the discrimination and bullying North Korean defectors in South Korean face, it's no surprise that some rather tolerate poor living conditions in North Korea than endure more social stigmatisation in South Korea, says an international relations ...

 2022-01-12 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: More people are in pain from sitting at their desks all day...

While the pandemic has seen an uptick in people exercising, some have stopped physical activity for fear of catching the virus. This is leading to more suffering from musculoskeletal conditions, says a Tan Tock Seng Hospital physiotherapist....

 2022-01-12 22:05 

Malay Mail Online

West Ham up to fourth as Bowen double sinks Norwich...

LONDON, Jan 13 — West Ham United reclaimed their place in the Premier League's top four as they beat bottom club Norwich City 2-0 on Wednesday with in-form Jarrod Bowen scoring both goals. Bowen, touted for an England call-up by West Ham manager...

 2022-01-12 22:04 

Channel NewsAsia

New Zealand building consents rise in November...

WELLINGTON, Jan 13 : The number of new dwelling consents approved in New Zealand rose a seasonally adjusted 0.6 percent in November compared with a 2.1 percent drop in the previous month, data from Statistics New Zealand showed on Thursday.Excluding apart...

 2022-01-12 22:03 

Malay Mail Online

Chelsea ease past Tottenham into League Cup final...

LONDON, Jan 13 — Chelsea beat London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 thanks to Antonio Rudiger's first-half goal to complete an emphatic 3-0 aggregate triumph in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Leading 2-0 from last week's one-sided fir...

 2022-01-12 22:00 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Indonesia's GDP seen to grow 5.1% despite Omicron threat London-based investment bank HSBC forecasts "extremely strong" spending, "a lot of....
 2022-01-12 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 13...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 13, 2022.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-12 22:00 

Bangkok Post

New border crackdown to protect IP...

The Commerce Ministry is moving ahead with measures to prevent and suppress intellectual property (IP) infringements at border checkpoints, the latest move to build up confidence among trading partners and create a better investment environment....

 2022-01-12 21:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea ease past Tottenham into League Cup final...

LONDON : Chelsea beat London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 thanks to Antonio Rudiger's first-half goal to complete an emphatic 3-0 aggregate triumph in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday.Leading 2-0 from last week's one-sided first leg at Stamf...

 2022-01-12 21:58 

Malay Mail Online

Siti Nur Alia to get first ride with Spanish cycling team in March...

SEPANG, Jan 13 — Terengganu road cyclist, Siti Nur Alia Mansor will be commencing her first ride in a race with a Spanish team in March. Siti Nur Alia, who created history by becoming the first national and Asean woman rider to......

 2022-01-12 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

West Ham up to fourth as Bowen double sinks Norwich...

LONDON : West Ham United reclaimed their place in the Premier League's top four as they beat bottom club Norwich City 2-0 on Wednesday with in-form Jarrod Bowen scoring both goals.Bowen, touted for an England call-up by West Ham manager David Moyes, h...

 2022-01-12 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Valverde's extra-time winner gives Real 3-2 victory over Barcelona...

RIYADH : Federico Valverde finished off a stunning move in extra time to give Real Madrid a 3-2 victory over rivals Barcelona in an exhilarating Spanish Super Cup semi-final in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.Real advanced to Sunday's final and will face th...

 2022-01-12 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Valverde's extra-time strike gives Real 3-2 victory over Barcelona...

RIYADH :Federico Valverde finished off a stunning move in extra time to give Real Madrid a 3-2 victory over arch-rivals Barcelona in an exhilarating Spanish Super Cup semi-final on Wednesday.Real advanced to Sunday's final against the winners of Thurs...

 2022-01-12 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Comelec junks pleas to delay May 9 polls...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has "resoundingly4; rejected the petition to postpone the May 9 general elections and the petition to allow last-minute political aspirants. During the commission's weekly meetin...

 2022-01-12 21:43 

Malay Mail Online

Satellite technology to boost communication systems during disasters, says deputy minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) is planning to use satellite technology to improve communication systems in the face of disasters, said its Deputy Minister Datuk Zahidi Zainul Abidin. He said this......

 2022-01-12 21:43 

Manila Bulletin

Hope for the workaholics...

My nephew Alan describes me as the Aunt who was never there for birthdays, baptisms, and birthdays. I never found the time. Working with President Fidel V. Ramos took 24/7 and more. I used to go home at 1:00 P.M. after simulating the effects of tax reform...

 2022-01-12 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Comelec 'confident' there's no hacking...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday said it was "confident" that its servers had not been hacked, contrary to a report that they were breached and data that could affect the May 9 elections were stolen. &...

 2022-01-12 21:42 

Bangkok Post

KTC upbeat on large profits for this year...

Krungthai Card Plc (KTC), a non-bank company under Krungthai Bank Group (KTB), hopes to book large profits this year, supported by its new S-curve businesses....

 2022-01-12 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Comelec wants printing of ballots to start Jan. 17...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has pushed to Jan. 15 the release of the final list of candidates for the May 9 elections, according to Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. "Our estimate is to finish the final ballot f...

 2022-01-12 21:39 

Malay Mail Online

Ahmad Maslan: Umno to hold 2021 general assembly in March...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — The 2021 Umno General Assembly will take place for four days beginning March 16, says Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan. He said the Supreme Council meeting chaired by president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad......

 2022-01-12 21:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gov't eyes COVID-19 jabs for babies, toddlers starting April...

MANILA, Philippines — The national government wants to start vaccinating babies and toddlers 4 years old and younger this year, according to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., although the World Health Organization has not yet recommended any vaccine ...

 2022-01-12 21:36 

Channel NewsAsia

US to hold largest-ever offshore wind farm auction next month...

WASHINGTON: The US government announced on Wednesday (Jan 12) it will auction more than 480,000 acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey to build wind farms as part of its campaign to supply renewable energy to more than 10 million homes by 2030.Of...

 2022-01-12 21:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Pro-China governor opposes PH-US live-fire drills...

MANILA, Philippines — The Cagayan Valley region and the province of Cagayan are opposing plans by the Philippines and United States to hold live-fire military exercises as these would put potential Chinese economic investments in the region at risk,...

 2022-01-12 21:35 

The Strait Times

US stocks edge higher after hot inflation data...

Consumer price index sees biggest jump in decades, but price surge may be stabilising.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-12 21:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Colleges may resume in-person classes Jan. 31 CHEd...

MANILA, Philippines — Higher education institutions (HEIs) in areas under Alert Level 3 may start limited in-person classes in all degree programs by Jan. 31, according to an advisory released by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Tuesday ...

 2022-01-12 21:33 

Malay Mail Online

Thailand to introduce US$9 visitor fee from April...

BANGKOK, Jan 13 — Thailand will introduce a US$9 entry (RM38) fee for foreign visitors from April, officials said Wednesday, even as the kingdom seeks to lure travellers back and repair its Covid-battered tourism sector. Strict entry rules imposed.....

 2022-01-12 21:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel govt seeks 'compromise' after Bedouin unrest...

NEGEV: Israel's government on Wednesday (Jan 12) sought to ease tensions with Bedouin over a tree-planting project in the Negev desert, where unrest has continued for days in the latest test for a fragile coalition.About 200 Bedouin protesters in sout...

 2022-01-12 21:33 

Bangkok Post

Joint venture to support EV production...

National oil and gas conglomerate PTT Plc and its power generation arm Global Power Synergy Plc (GPSC) have formed a joint venture in the battery supply chain to support PTT's electric vehicle (EV) production....

 2022-01-12 21:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOH notes COVID spike in other Luzon regions...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 32,246 new COVID-19 cases as it observed a surge in infections in other regions apart from Metro Manila. "We're starting to see spikes in neighboring regions," He...

 2022-01-12 21:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOTR enforcing 'no vax, no ride' policy in Metro Manila amid jeers...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday ordered a "no vaccination, no ride" policy for all modes of public transportation in Metro Manila, citing its already high vaccination rate as justification to furthe...

 2022-01-12 21:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Errant refereeing plunges Cup of Nations into farce...

The Africa Cup of Nations descended into farce on Wednesday as Mali beat Tunisia 1-0 in a match prematurely halted by the referee, who later tried to restart the game only for the Tunisians to refuse to retake the field.Experienced Zambian official Janny ...

 2022-01-12 21:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gov't debt paper hit record on borrowing binge...

The value of outstanding debt securities issued by the government in the local market hit a record of P8.17 trillion in 2021 following the issuance of 5.5-year retail treasury bonds (RTBs) in December, according to the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr). The la...

 2022-01-12 21:27 

Malay Mail Online

Reports: Haaland to tell Dortmund of plans by late February...

BERLIN, Jan 13 — Borussia Dortmund can expect to know by the end of February whether star striker Erling Haaland will stay past the end of this season, according to reports in Germany. The 21-year-old was named Norway's footballer of the year......

 2022-01-12 21:26 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Fed's 2022 moves seen prompting BSP response...

Pressure on the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to start tightening its accommodative policy stance may be building up as Fitch Ratings now believes that the US Federal Reserve will raise its policy interest rate by 25 basis points twice this year and f...

 2022-01-12 21:24 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

SEC shifts to electronic filings amid Covid surge...

Starting today until further notice, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is activating a zero face-to-face transaction policy in its offices in Metro Manila amid the resurgence of COVID-19 cases to record highs. In a notice dated Jan. 11, the SEC...

 2022-01-12 21:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Turkey logs record daily COVID-19 cases at almost 78,000...

ISTANBUL: Turkey recorded 77,722 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, its highest daily figure of the pandemic, data showed, while the health minister said the Omicron variant would reduce the severity of the pandemic due to a lower hospitalisation ra...

 2022-01-12 21:23 

Malay Mail Online

Atalanta beat Venezia to reach Italian Cup quarters...

MILAN, Jan 13 — Atalanta reached the quarter-finals of the Italian Cup on Wednesday after seeing off Venezia 2-0 in Bergamo. Luis Muriel's cool finish in the 12th minute and Joakim Maehle's strike two minutes before the end decided an......

 2022-01-12 21:22 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Figaro group to grow store network by 50% at end-2022...

Using fresh ammunition from its ongoing initial public offering (IPO), restaurant chain operator Figaro Coffee Group (FCG) expects to end this year with about 150 stores across all brands, increasing further to 300 by end-2029. Based on the company's ...

 2022-01-12 21:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Army gets tank gunnery simulator...

MANILA, Philippines — In anticipation of the arrival of its newly procured fleet of light tanks, the Philippine Army has acquired a tank gunnery simulator to prepare and hone the skills of its troopers. The tank gunnery simulation system was deliver...

 2022-01-12 21:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Dip in infections only way PBA returns, says league chief...

Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) commissioner Willie Marcial has become a fan of the 6 o'clock news, and not the sports portions of it."I'm always waiting to see the numbers [of COVID-19] positive cases," the PBA chief told the Inqu...

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