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 2022-06-24 04:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia's May CPI up 2.8% year-on-year, higher than forecast...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.8 per cent from a year earlier in May, government data showed on Friday (Jun 24). The rise was more than the 2.6 per cent expansion forecast by 17 economists in a Reuters poll. In April, the i...

 2022-06-24 04:07 

Malay Mail Online

Author JK Rowling tricked by Russian pranksters impersonating Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — JK Rowling was recently tricked into believing she was on a Zoom call with President Volodymyr Z......

 2022-06-24 04:07 

Malay Mail Online

Author JK Rowling tricked by Russian pranksters impersonating Ukraine president...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — JK Rowling was recently tricked into believing she was on a Zoom call with President Volodymyr Z......

 2022-06-24 04:06 

Malay Mail Online

Macau locks down some buildings as Covid infections creep up...

MACAU, June 24 Authorities in Macau have locked down several residential buildings as the world's biggest gambling......

 2022-06-24 04:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Umno sources confirm Tajuddin dropped as MKT member...
 2022-06-24 04:04 

Malay Mail Online

PAS religious leader says better for party to use own logo for GE15...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — PAS spiritual leader Datuk Hashim Jasin said the party is better of using its own logo in the 15......

 2022-06-24 04:02 

The Strait Times

US teen acquitted of shooting protesters to launch 'shooting' video game...

In the game, a cartoon version of Kyle Rittenhouse blasts away at turkey characters labelled 'fake news'. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 04:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Shuttler Justin wins Croatian Open...
 2022-06-24 04:00 

Malay Mail Online

Over 70 evacuated as flash floods hit Klang, Kuala Langat this morning...

SHAH ALAM, June 24 — Two areas in Klang and Kuala Langat near here have been hit by flash floods following heavy rain fo......

 2022-06-24 04:00 

Manila Bulletin

Comelec: Maguindanao plebiscite scheduled on Sept. 17...

Comelec/MB The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that a plebiscite to decide whether to divide Maguindanao into two provinces will be conducted on Sept. 17. This was stated in the poll body's Resolution No. 10797 that was promulgated last June 22...

 2022-06-24 03:57 

Malay Mail Online

UK PM Johnson's Conservatives lose two by-elections...

LONDON, June 24 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was defeated in two parliamentary by-elec......

 2022-06-24 03:57 

Malay Mail Online

UK PM Boris Johnson under pressure after losing two parliamentary seats...

LONDON, June 24 Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party lost two parliamentary seats today, prompting the......

 2022-06-24 03:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Macao locks down some buildings as COVID-19 infections creep up...

Authorities in Macao have locked down several residential buildings as the world's biggest gambling hub tries to contain a rising number of COVID-19 cases that have ground the city to a halt, apart from casinos which mostly remain open. The former Por...

 2022-06-24 03:57 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year: Study...

PARIS: COVID-19 vaccines prevented nearly 20 million deaths in the first year after they were introduced, according to the first large modelling study on the topic released on Friday (Jun 24). The study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, is bas...

 2022-06-24 03:56 

Manila Bulletin

Meralco, First Philec pursue solutions to decarbonize power industry...

First Philec, Inc., of the Lopez Group and Pangilinan-led Manila Electric Company (Meralco) are partnering to explore next-generation solutions to help decarbonize the local power industry. Meralco officials attended a two-day gathering, called "First...

 2022-06-24 03:53 

Malay Mail Online

Zelensky: Ukraine's EU candidacy will strengthen Europe as Russia threatens freedom...

KYIV, June 24 President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine's formal candidature to join the European Union was a big s......

 2022-06-24 03:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#JOM! GO: More than 4 million visitors at Jeddah Season#JOM! GO: More than 4 million visitors at Jeddah Season...
 2022-06-24 03:52 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Singapore begins importing renewable energy from Laos through Thailand and Malaysia...

SINGAPORE — Singapore started importing renewable energy from Laos through Thailand and Malaysia on Thursday (June 23), after an initial two-year power purchase agreement was signed between Keppel Electric and Laos' state-owned Electricite du La...

 2022-06-24 03:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

US sportswear firm Nike leaving Russian market permanently...
 2022-06-24 03:51 

Bangkok Post

Face mask mandate lifted...

The government has lifted its face mask mandate and advised vulnerable and infected people to still use masks for the sake of personal and public health....

 2022-06-24 03:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

If PNoy were alive, talk wouldn't be about the heart but about country, says priest...

MANILA, Philippines — If former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III were alive, the discussion would be about the country, and not the matters of the heart. Fr. Jose Ramon Villarin had this to say Friday during the Holy Mass to commemorate...

 2022-06-24 03:46 

The Strait Times

US complaints against airlines soar as on-time arrivals fall amid record demand...

The authorities received 5,079 complaints in April, a 320 per cent increase from the number in April 2019. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 03:45 

Channel NewsAsia

ShopBack raises US$80 million in new funding round...

SINGAPORE: Shopping and rewards platform ShopBack has raised US$80 million of new capital in a funding round led by Asia Partners. The Series F round brings the total capital raised by Singapore-based ShopBack to more than US$230 million. ShopBack said th...

 2022-06-24 03:43 

Philippine Star

Playpark Launchpad 2022: Playpark reveals upcoming mobile and PC games for Philippines, Southeast Asia...

Playpark, Inc. a subsidiary of Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited, announced the release of their incoming online games, namely Elyon SEA-Ascent Infinite Realm, Dream of a New World SEA, Tera Classic SEA and Noah's Heart SEA....

 2022-06-24 03:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

NBA: Pistons acquire Kemba Walker in three-team deal...

Four-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker reportedly was shipped from the New York Knicks to the Detroit Pistons on Thursday as part of a three-team, draft-night trade.The Charlotte Hornets selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick, and he ...

 2022-06-24 03:38 

Channel NewsAsia

Same but different: Who's who in Netflix's Money Heist: Korea Joint Economic Zone?...

The Korean remake of the hit Spanish series starts streaming on Friday (Jun 24)....

 2022-06-24 03:35 

Manila Standard

Supreme Court says Americans have right to carry guns in public...

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans have a fundamental right to carry a handgun in public, a landmark decision with far-reaching implications for states and cities across the country confronting a surge in gun violence. The 6-3 decision str...

 2022-06-24 03:35 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

New Yorkers slam 'stupid' high court gun ruling, Republicans celebrate...

NEW YORK — From the streets of New York to the corridors of Congress, Americans expressed both outrage and delight at the Supreme Court's striking down of a gun law Thursday (June 23), reflecting the country's bitter divide....

 2022-06-24 03:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

EU leaders grant Ukraine, Moldova EU candidate status...
 2022-06-24 03:32 

Philippine Star

Saso slips to joint 15th on late foldup; Chun leads by 5...

Yuka Saso missed turning in a Top 5 start with a wobbly finish, slipping to a share of 15th instead with a 72, eight strokes behind a fiery In Gee Chun of Korea....

 2022-06-24 03:30 

The Strait Times

Fired Barclays CEO turns 1m into 600m start-up...
 2022-06-24 03:30 

The Strait Times

Fired Barclays CEO turns 1m into 600m start-up...

Antony Jenkins is plotting the future of global banking. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 03:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Missing divers: Boat operator, resort owners fined RM5,000...
 2022-06-24 03:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Dollar stumbles as rate path fuels recession worries...

TOKYO : The U.S. dollar slipped against its major peers on Friday, on course for its first weekly decline this month as investors assess the path for Federal Reserve policy and whether aggressive rate hikes would trigger a recession.The dollar index, whic...

 2022-06-24 03:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

US justice officials describe Trump's 'brazen' manipulation...
 2022-06-24 03:19 

Cebu Daily News

SM reinvents 'Building on Stilts' as a Climate Resilient Design for the Future...

Floods and rising water levels brought about by typhoons are perennial problems in Marikina city, which is considered as one of the low-lying areas of Metro Manila. During typhoons, Marikina River's water can rise up to 23 meters compared to its norma...

 2022-06-24 03:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kongers reflect on Taiwan, an imperfect exile...

TAIPEI: For Lam Wing-kee, a Hong Kong bookstore owner who was detained by police in China for five months for selling sensitive books about the Communist Party, coming to Taiwan was a logical step. An island just 640km from Hong Kong, Taiwan is close not ...

 2022-06-24 03:16 

Malay Mail Online

MCMC: Celcom, Digi and UMobile failed to meet broadband service standards at several locations...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will act against telco companies s......

 2022-06-24 03:16 

Malay Mail Online

MCMC: Celcom, Digi and U Mobile failed to meet broadband service standards at several locations...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will act against telco companies s......

 2022-06-24 03:16 

The Strait Times

World leaders seek united front for Ukraine as war rages on...

International unity will be put to the test during the upcoming G-7 and Nato summits. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-06-24 03:15 

Cebu Daily News

Free refresher course on AIBA rules to be held by Pinay boxing judge, ref at CCSC...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A national-level boxing refresher course will highlight the upcoming Palarong Pambansa Boxing VisMin Cup from July 10 to 11, 2022, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). The refresher course, according to tournament manager ...

 2022-06-24 03:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

All-new Toyota Veloz launching soon, open for booking...
 2022-06-24 03:14 

Manila Bulletin

DOH reminds public: Second Covid-19 booster shot only for specific sectors for now...

Coronavirus vaccines have been prepared for distribution at a vaccination site in Manila on May 18, 2021. (Ali Vicoy/Manila Bulletin) The Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public that the second booster shot of Covid-19 vaccines are being given only...

 2022-06-24 03:13 

Malay Mail Online

Asian markets rise as recession talk tempers rate hike expectations...

HONG KONG, June 24 — Stocks rose in Asia on Friday following another rally on Wall Street as investors try to process ce......

 2022-06-24 03:12 

ABS-CBN

Guanzon says 'no ethical issue' in Comelec allowing her party-list substitution...

P3PWD party-list Rep. Rowena Guanzon said Friday there was 'no ethical issue' in the Commission on Elections' move allowing her to substitute....

 2022-06-24 03:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Eyewitness at Ayungin: Chinese force, PH grit...

AYUNGIN SHOAL, West Philippine Sea—China is closely watching this patch of reef, one of the maritime features occupied by the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea, as if ready to seize it at the earliest opportunity to establish firm control over ...

 2022-06-24 03:10 

Malay Mail Online

World leaders seek united front for Ukraine as war rages on...

BERLIN, June 24 World leaders including US President Joe Biden will seek to close ranks at back-to-back summits fro......

 2022-06-24 03:10 

Malay Mail Online

Arul Kanda: Najib concerned 1MDB audit report could become political ammo against him...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was concerned the auditor-general's completed audit r......

 2022-06-24 03:09 

Manila Bulletin

Saso trails leader by eight strokes in KPMG Women's PGA Championship...

Yuka Saso shot an even-par 72 while Bianca Pagdanganan and Dottie Ardina struggled at the start of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship in Bethesda, Maryland Thursday (Friday in Manila). Yuka Saso (AFP) Saso, who is still seeking her first title this yea...

 2022-06-24 03:08 

Manila Bulletin

Another minor gunned down in Bacolod...

BACOLOD CITY — Two days after a minor was killed here, another minor was gunned down by unidentified armed men, this time at Abada Escay Zone 3, Barangay Vista Alegre Thursday, June 23. ANOTHER shooting incident in Bacolod City killed a 14-year-old ...

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