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 2022-01-13 09:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Globe supports employee welfare and local communities in recovering from Typhoon Odette...

The devastation that Typhoon Odette brought was felt across several areas in the Philippinesmainly Palawan, and the Visayas and Mindanao regions. Globe's own employees were not spared. At least 630 employees were affected by the severe weather disturb...

 2022-01-13 09:36 

Manila Bulletin

4 more DOJ employees in Manila COVID infected...

Department of Justice Four more employees of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in its main offices in Manila are infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). There are now 63 active COVID cases compared to the 59 cases which had been recorded as of las...

 2022-01-13 09:34 

Malay Mail Online

Melaka CM: 35 pig farms in Paya Mengkuang gazetted as African Swine Fever outbreak and control areas...

JASIN, Jan 13 — The Melaka government has gazetted 35 pig farms in Paya Mengkuang, Masjid Tanah as African Swine Fever (ASF) disease outbreak and control areas. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali said the gazetting was to control the spread.....

 2022-01-13 09:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Newcastle sign New Zealand striker Wood from relegation rivals Burnley...

:Newcastle United have signed New Zealand striker Chris Wood from relegation rivals Burnley on a two-and-a-half-year deal, the two Premier League clubs announced on Thursday. The clubs did not disclose financial details of the transfer but British media r...

 2022-01-13 09:33 

Cebu Daily News

Celebrate Sinulog weekend at bai Hotel Cebu...

Are you prititit ready? Experience one of the grandest festivals in the country at Your Host In The South, bai Hotel Cebu. Gear up as they've prepared not only the traditional Sinulog dance but also a banquet of your Filipino fiesta favorites at CAF b...

 2022-01-13 09:32 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam has 683,600 operational firms: economic census...

As of December 31, 2020, Vit Nam counted 683,600 operational enterprises, up 35.3 percent from 2016, the 2021 economic census revealed....

 2022-01-13 09:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Trickle of humanitarian aid enters North Korea as border closure drags on...

SEOUL: After nearly two years of border closures to protect North Korea against the pandemic, some humanitarian aid is trickling into the country, though shipments of key supplies including food remain blocked, according to United Nations organisations.Th...

 2022-01-13 09:30 

Malay Mail Online

Fast Retailing reports record first-quarter performance...

TOKYO, Jan 13 — Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing posted a record first-quarter profit today and kept its yearly forecast unchanged, even as business in the key market of mainland China was hit by virus restrictions. The Japanese casualwear behemoth......

 2022-01-13 09:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Gauff says loss to Barty an important lesson to raise game...

ADELAIDE : American Coco Gauff said her loss to world number one Ash Barty in last week's Adelaide International 1 WTA tournament was an important lesson on what she needs to do to raise her level ahead of the Australian Open.Gauff, ranked 19 in the w...

 2022-01-13 09:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Kazakhstan: Russia-led alliance's troops prepare to pull out...

MOSCOW: Troops of a Russia-led security alliance were preparing to pull out of Kazakhstan on Thursday (Jan 13), the Russian Defense Ministry said.The withdrawal comes only a week after they were d...

 2022-01-13 09:26 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jokowi rides motorbike to check preparation for 2022 Mandalika MotoGP - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) rode a custom metallic green motorbike to the Mandalika Circuit in Central Lombok District, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Province, ......

 2022-01-13 09:26 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia to expedite foreign labour recruitment with Indonesia for construction sector, says minister...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 13 — Malaysia intends to expedite the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing process with Indonesia in relation to the recruitment of foreign workers for the construction sector, said Senior Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah.....

 2022-01-13 09:25 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update January 13...

It was another record-breaking day for the Philippines in terms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections. Thursday set the new highest single-day tally for fresh COVID-19 cases at 34,021, beating the previous record of 33,169 that was set only last Mo...

 2022-01-13 09:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Customs office will aid in POIC port's growth...
 2022-01-13 09:25 

Manila Bulletin

Malabon City opens pre-registration for 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose and booster shot...

The local government of Malabon said individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine outside the city can pre-register to get their second dose in its vaccination sites. Individuals who want to get their booster shot may also pre-register at...

 2022-01-13 09:22 

Channel NewsAsia

India's big cities could see COVID-19 cases peak next week, say experts...

NEW DELHI: New COVID-19 infections in Indian cities such as capital New Delhi and Mumbai could peak next week after rising rapidly, experts said on Thursday (Jan 13), as the country reported the highest number of daily cases since late May.The 247,417 new...

 2022-01-13 09:22 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd urged to come up with 'decisive action' on calls for academic health break...

While they consider the move of the Department of Education (DepEd) to allow suspension of classes in high-risk areas, teachers groups on Thursday, Jan. 13, urged the agency to come up with a more "decisive action" on the matter. DepEd / MANILA BU...

 2022-01-13 09:20 

Vietnam News

VN banks expect to sell more shares to foreign investors in 2022...

A number of Vietnamese banks plan to sell more shares to foreign investors in 2022 as part of set strategies....

 2022-01-13 09:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

ECRL's Genting tunnel TBM excavation by March...
 2022-01-13 09:19 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Prioritize retail sector in 2022 PEN fund allocation: Researcher - ANTARA News...

A senior researcher of the National Research and Innovation Agency's (BRIN's) Economic Research Centre suggested that the National Economic Recovery ......

 2022-01-13 09:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Namewee is back, arrest warrant lifted...
 2022-01-13 09:19 

Malay Mail Online

Finance Ministry: Malaysia received RM340m from KPMG for 1MDB settlement...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — The Malaysian government announced today that it has received the remittance of US$80 million (RM340.92 million) from the out-of-court settlement related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) from international audit firm......

 2022-01-13 09:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More power, premium Harman Kardon audio for 2022 Volkswagen Passat R-Line...
 2022-01-13 09:16 

Malay Mail Online

In Terengganu, six men remanded over fake Covid-19 vaccination certificates, say police...

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 13 — Six men have been remanded to facilitate investigations after they were suspected of receiving payment to provide fake Covid-19 vaccination certificates in Terengganu. Terengganu Commercial Crime Investigation Department.....

 2022-01-13 09:15 

Vietnam News

Government resolution sets 2022 growth target at 6 to 6.5 per cent...

The Government has issued a resolution on tasksnbsp;for the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget estimate in 2022 with a target of 6 to 6.5 per cent growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and US$3,900 GDP per capita....

 2022-01-13 09:12 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Rejecting death penalty not meant to protect rapist: rights body - ANTARA News...

The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) said its rejection of death penalty against Herry Wirawan, an Islamic boarding school's owner, who ......

 2022-01-13 09:09 

Malay Mail Online

Federal Court reserves decision in NFCorp executive chairman's appeal in defamation suit...

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 13 — The Federal Court has reserved its decision in the appeal brought by National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) executive chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Salleh Ismail and his company in a defamation suit filed against former......

 2022-01-13 09:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pavilion Bukit Jalil launches 'Prosperous, Bountiful and Joyful' CNY celebration...
 2022-01-13 09:09 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOF backs Neda on higher pork imports, lower tariffs until December 2022...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Finance (DOF) on Thursday (Jan. 13) pushed for an extension until end of 2022 of validity of an underutilized executive order issued last year raising pork import volume and lowering tariff. This backed up a c...

 2022-01-13 09:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Man on trial for sexual offences against girlfriend's underage daughter and son over multiple years...

SINGAPORE: A man is accused of preying sexually on his girlfriend's underage daughter and son, with the children keeping the truth from their mother until 10 years passed and she was vexed over her daughter's seeming rebelliousness.Her son then to...

 2022-01-13 09:08 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Oil prices fall as global Omicron surge clouds fuel demand view...

MELBOURNE — Oil prices slipped on Thursday, trimming big gains from the previous two sessions, amid uncertainty over near-term demand as cases of the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus surge around the globe. U.S. West Texas Interm...

 2022-01-13 09:08 

Cebu Daily News

No lockdown in Cebu City for Alert Level 3...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be no lockdown in Cebu City with the raising of the Alert Status to Level 3 starting January 14 until January 31, 2022. Mayor Michael Rama said that the city did not see the need for further restrictions as alread...

 2022-01-13 09:08 

Manila Bulletin

How DENR will celebrate Solid Waste Management Act's 21st anniversary...

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act or Republic Act 9003 (RA 9003) through a month-long of environmental-related activities until Feb. 2. In a statemen...

 2022-01-13 09:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

No prima facie case, Filipina freed of drug trafficking...
 2022-01-13 09:06 

Malay Mail Online

European stocks drop at open after Asia losses...

LONDON, Jan 13 — European stock markets fell at the open today following losses in Asia, as investors tracked developments surrounding strong inflation and the Omicron variant. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index fell 0.2 per cent to 7,538.62......

 2022-01-13 09:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

New data finds AstraZeneca booster generates higher antibodies against Omicron...
 2022-01-13 09:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Hosting Cup of Nations 'irreversible achievement' for Cameroon...

YAOUNDE, Cameroon:...

 2022-01-13 09:03 

Philippine Star

Instagram official: Nadine Lustre shares rumored boyfriend's photo for first time...
 2022-01-13 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

Sara reaffirms loyalty to Bongbong amid calls to partner with Isko...

Vice presidential candidate Sara Duterte-Carpio on Thursday, Jan. 13 rejected supposed calls for her to run alongside aspiring president Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso for the upcoming elections as she reaffirmed her loyalty to another president...

 2022-01-13 08:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police urged to conduct checks at healthcare facilities...
 2022-01-13 08:56 

Manila Bulletin

Bayan Muna solon welcomes Comelec rejection of PDP-Laban petition...

Bayan Muna Rep. Ferdinand Gaite on Thursday, Jan. 13 said the Commission on Elections was correct in junking the PDP-Laban Cusi wing petition for the reopening of the filing of certificates of candidacy. Rep. Ferdinand Gaite-Bayan Muna Gaite said the fili...

 2022-01-13 08:55 

Channel NewsAsia

UN envoy urges 'inclusive' ASEAN approach to Myanmar crisis...

A United Nations special envoy has urged Southeast Asian countries to support international efforts to engage all sides in the crisis in army-ruled Myanmar, days after a top regional leader travelled there to meet its junta chief.Noeleen Heyzer, the secre...

 2022-01-13 08:54 

Malay Mail Online

Trickle of humanitarian aid enters North Korea as border closure drags on...

SEOUL, Jan 13 — After nearly two years of border closures to protect North Korea against the pandemic, some humanitarian aid is trickling into the country, though shipments of key supplies including food remain blocked, according to United Nations.....

 2022-01-13 08:54 

Malay Mail Online

New data finds AstraZeneca booster generates higher antibodies against Omicron...

LONDON, Jan 13 —AstraZeneca said today preliminary data from a trial it conducted on its Covid-19 shot, Vaxzevria, showed it generated a higher antibody response against the Omicron variant and others, including Beta, Delta, Alpha and Gamma, when......

 2022-01-13 08:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Shell aims to increase EV charging infrastructure in Malaysia, Singapore by 2025...
 2022-01-13 08:52 

Malay Mail Online

Plantation Industries Ministry and stakeholders to discuss five-year plan to promote palm oil, says minister...

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 13 — The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC), agencies, and industry players will come together to come up with a five-year plan to promote Malaysian palm oil. MPIC Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin said the......

 2022-01-13 08:51 

Malay Mail Online

Securities Commission to call up Azam Baki's brother over MACC chief's stock trading...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — The Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) will be calling up the brother of Tan Sri Azam Baki for an interview over alleged violation of stock trading laws by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief......

 2022-01-13 08:51 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

PMK minister pushes for accelerating production of Merah Putih vaccine - ANTARA News...

Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture (PMK) Muhadjir Effendy urged relevant authorities to expedite production of the Merah Putih vaccine, ......

 2022-01-13 08:51 

Manila Bulletin

FDA: Pfizer expresses intent to apply for EUA for COVID-19 pill Paxlovid...

FDA US Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has expressed intention to apply for an emergency use authorization (EUA) for its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pill Paxlovid, the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. "Mayroon pong intensiyon ang P...

 2022-01-13 08:51 

Manila Bulletin

CIDG busts cryptocurrency scam ring in Pampanga raid...

Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have arrested 93 officials and employees of a company allegedly involved in cryptocurrency scam in a raid in Mabalacat City in Pampanga. CIDG director Police Maj. Gen. Albert Ignatius Fer...

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