South East Asia

» Auto updated continuously

 2021-09-16 23:15 

Malay Mail Online

Mystery disappearance of US road-tripper grips nation...

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 — American authorities have launched a massive search for a 22-year-old woman who mysteriously vanished during a road trip with her boyfriend, now declared a "person of interest" in a case gripping the nation. Gabrielle.....

 2021-09-16 23:14 

Malay Mail Online

In Johor Baru, cops catch 14 for partying with drugs and alcohol on Malaysia Day...

JOHOR BARU, Sept 17 — While many Malaysians observed Malaysia Day privately due to Covid-19 restrictions, a group of 14 people here were arrested celebrating the national holiday with a drug and alcohol party. The party-goers, consisting of seven......

 2021-09-16 23:13 

The Strait Times

British study to test mixed Covid-19 vaccine dose schedules in children...

The study will try to determine the best approach to second doses in adolescents given a small risk of heart inflammation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 23:12 

Malay Mail Online

Brazil turns the tide with Covid-19 vaccines...

BRASILIA, Sept 17 — Despite a slow start plagued by much controversy that still haunts President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's coronavirus vaccination campaign is now one of the fastest-paced and farthest-reaching in the world. While boasting a......

 2021-09-16 23:11 

Channel NewsAsia

This plant-based resto-bar has cactus drinks, jackfruit tacos and... fungi tables?...

Located at Chijmes, Analogue is the latest venture from Vijay Mudaliar of acclaimed cocktail bar Native. And it's not just the food and drinks that are sustainable the bar counter's made out of recycled plastic bottles, too....

 2021-09-16 23:10 

Malay Mail Online

Napoli fight back to deny Leicester in Europa League clash as Lyon sink Rangers...

LEICESTER, Sept 17 Striker Victor Osimhen scored a second-half brace as Napoli fought back to earn a 2-2 draw at Leicester City in a pulsating Europa League Group C clash today. Scottish champions Rangers suffered a 2-0 home defeat by Olympique......

 2021-09-16 23:08 

Malay Mail Online

IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China...

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 — IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China. Based on the findings, the......

 2021-09-16 23:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Skincare in your 20s: Everything you need to know from basic cleansing to age-proofing...

Should you start using a serum? Is eye cream a must? A dermatologist tells CNA Lifestyle what youthful skin really needs in terms of skincare....

 2021-09-16 23:07 

The Strait Times

Where workers age fastest, robots take on more jobs: Study...

The research showed age alone accounted for 35 per cent of the variation between countries in their adoption of robots.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 23:07 

Manila Bulletin

Outsourcing Industry is Cautiously Optimistic of the Future, Urges Meralco Support for WFH Strategy...

Meralco De-risking strategies of global companies amid the COVID-19 pandemic can bolster the growth of the Philippine IT and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry, with total headcount potentially exceeding the end-2022 forecast of 1.43 million di...

 2021-09-16 23:06 

Channel NewsAsia

How this Singaporean went from shopaholic hoarder to zero-waste champion...

The ultimate detox? Fashionista Jasmine Tuan started Cloop Fashion Swap to reduce fashion overconsumption and waste in Singapore....

 2021-09-16 23:05 

The Strait Times

UN to continue honour system for Covid-19 vaccination in high-level conference week: Spokesman...

The General Assembly high-level week, or the General Debate, begins on Tuesday (Sept 21). . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 23:04 

Malay Mail Online

Australia says more US troops to come, eyes missile work...

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 — Australia said Thursday that more US troops will rotate through the island nation and that the allies will cooperate on missile development, the latest joint steps amid shared concerns over a rising China. Australia announced.....

 2021-09-16 23:03 

Manila Bulletin

MRSGI ramps up e-commerce program...

MRSGI e-commerce program pic Metro Retail Stores Group Inc. (MRSGI) is accelerating its e-commerce initiatives and developing its digital assets to build what it calls the METRO Digital Ecosystem. The program leverages on the development of a combination ...

 2021-09-16 23:02 

Manila Bulletin

Filipino Creators Support the Deaf Community on TikTok...

TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, is home to an incredibly diverse and vibrant community of creators. The platform proudly fosters an inclusive environment that makes users feel comfortable expressing themselves creatively, and ...

 2021-09-16 23:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Sarimah, Damian cheer sad souls...
 2021-09-16 23:00 

The Strait Times

Golf: Reavie leads at Silverado as Rahm struggles on greens...

Reavie's patience paid off as he bounced back from an early bogey at the 14th hole with birdies at the 16th and 17th.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 23:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: TV9 brings more happiness with new tagline...
 2021-09-16 23:00 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City to hold wider coastal cleanup on Sept. 18...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is set to hold the 5th city-wide coastal cleanup on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in 21 major riverside and coastal areas. Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson for the Cebu City Coastal Management Task Forc...

 2021-09-16 23:00 

The Strait Times

Kim Kardashian shares memes of her Met Gala outfit...

LOS ANGELES - Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has seen the memes spawned from her all-black, all-covered-up outfit for the 2021 Met Gala on Monday (Sept 13) and she appears to be amused.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Govt plans out booster shots...

The government will provide a booster shot against Covid-19 for those who received alternative vaccines, according to Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul....

 2021-09-16 22:59 

Malay Mail Online

US lawyer 'who tried to stage his own murder' charged with insurance fraud...

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 — A prominent US lawyer who allegedly attempted to stage his own murder was charged on Thursday with insurance fraud and lying to the police in the latest twist in a bizarre crime saga. Alex Murdaugh, 53, whose wife and......

 2021-09-16 22:55 

The Strait Times

Three countries refute Nicki Minaj's claim that vaccine causes swollen testicles...

LOS ANGELES - The governments of the United States, Britain and Trinidad have spoken out after a controversial tweet by rapper Nicki Minaj went viral.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:52 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong teachers exit under shadow of security law, schools scramble to fill gaps...

Several principals said teachers were departing this year at about twice the normal rate, leaving some of them scrambling for new recruits.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:51 

Jakarta Post

Malaysian holiday island opens as tourism restarts With the outbreak gradually easing, Langkawi, one of tropical Malaysia's premier holiday destina....
 2021-09-16 22:50 

The Strait Times

Rolling Stone puts BTS' Dynamite on its list of 500 all-time greatest songs...

LOS ANGELES - American magazine Rolling Stone has completely revamped its influential list of the 500 greatest songs of all time - and South Korean boy band BTS' Dynamite is on it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:49 

The Strait Times

Malaysia says auditor KPMG to pay $108 million in 1MDB settlement...

The settlement will conclude a lawsuit filed against the auditor in July.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics: LA28 Games will be 'on time and on budget', says new CEO...

LOS ANGELES : Kathy Carter, who this week was named CEO of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee, said the Games will be both fiscally sound and leave a lasting impact on the host city. Carter told Reuters the...

 2021-09-16 22:44 

The Strait Times

US Covid-19 booster debate comes down to pivotal meeting of FDA advisers...

The White House's plan to begin offering boosters to almost all vaccinated adults starting next week has raised concerns.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:43 

Malay Mail Online

Veteran fishermen plead for Penang three-island reclamation project to be approved for the sake of future generations...

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 17 — There are about 700 fishermen and residents in Permatang Damar Laut who are fully supportive of the controversial three-island reclamation project off the southern coast of Penang island, according to some veteran fishermen......

 2021-09-16 22:42 

Jakarta Post

Retired passenger jet perched on Bali cliff to lure tourists A retired Boeing passenger jet has been hauled to the top of a seaside cliff in Bali to lure tourist....
 2021-09-16 22:39 

The Strait Times

Renault plans to cut 2,000 jobs in France as it shifts to electric cars...

PARIS (BLOOMBERG) - Renault plans to eliminate 2,000 more jobs while still making nine new models in France as the struggling automaker reshapes operations in its home country and shifts to electric vehicles (EVs).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:37 

The Strait Times

Two in three Latin American kids still not back in classroom: Unicef...

Unicef said some 47 million children in the region have resumed schooling, but nearly 86 million remain out of the classroom.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Meet the British MD of Jaguar Land Rover, who speaks Korean...

In the first of a new series, The Backseat Interview, we take a ride with Alistair Scott, managing director of Jaguar Land Rover APAC, in the back of a Range Rover, and chat about his getting lost in the Gobi desert, the future of electric vehicles and hi...

 2021-09-16 22:35 

Jakarta Post

Duterte daughter to seek re-election as mayor, despite calls for presidency run Sara Duterte-Carpio, 43, who replaced her father as mayor, has topped every opinion poll on preferre....
 2021-09-16 22:34 

Manila Bulletin

Knowledge Channel airs curriculum-based videos as school opens...

Millions of Filipino students, their parents, and teachers will welcome the new school year with continued support in distance education as curriculum-based video lessons developed by Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. begin airing on A2Z and Knowledge Cha...

 2021-09-16 22:33 

Bangkok Post

AQ hotels see occupancy rates plummet...

Alternative quarantine (AQ) hotels are enduring their lowest occupancy rates, amid signs that infection levels have peaked and speculation that the quarantine period could be reduced....

 2021-09-16 22:32 

Manila Bulletin

LG launches OLED Madness Roadshow...

4 LG OLED TV LG Philippines, together with its dealer partners, wants you to experience television like never before. Dubbed as the LG OLED Madness Roadshow, LG set-up pop-ups across Metro Manila and Regional cities. These displays were made so that custo...

 2021-09-16 22:29 

Manila Bulletin

Catch Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Coldplay, Maroon 5, and more live for free on Smart's GigaPlay App...

Kick off the "Ber" season with great music from the best and hottest international acts at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021. This September, leading mobile services provider Smart Communications Inc. is bringing the annual music event hosted by...

 2021-09-16 22:28 

The Strait Times

Taro Kono seen as top contender as Japan PM race set to start...

The winner of the Sept 29 election will become prime minister.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:27 

Manila Bulletin

HP offers Sodexo Mobile passes for each purchase of HP Ink Tank or Smart printer until October...

HP Sodexo Because of all the hard work that everyone has put into this year thus far whether working from home or helping the little ones with their at-home schooling or even both HP would like to give everyone a pat on the back, to cheer them on, and to ...

 2021-09-16 22:26 

The Strait Times

Brazil turns the tide with Covid-19 vaccines...

Brazil is administering the third-most doses daily - some 1.5 million on average per day in the last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-16 22:26 

Manila Bulletin

Fab Five: Ford Territory Owners Reveal Their Top 5 Favorite Features...

Today's car consumers have become more discerning and sophisticated when it comes to their preferences. The SUV has become a popular choice for Filipino buyers over the years, thanks to its versatility, practicality, driving performance, and value for...

 2021-09-16 22:25 

Manila Bulletin

Ford Philippines Unveils 'Future Vehicles' Page on Website...

The Ford Territory is officially marking its first launch anniversary in the Philippines with a string of milestones and achievements in the local automotive industry. The Ford Territory first arrived in the country last August 14, 2020, setting a new sta...

 2021-09-16 22:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia says more US troops to come, eyes missile work...

WASHINGTON: Australia said on Thursday (Sep 16) that more US troops will rotate through the island nation and that the allies will cooperate on missile development, the latest joint steps amid shared concerns over a rising China.Australia...

 2021-09-16 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Does being away from your smartphone give you anxiety?...

It's not you but the fact that you are expected to do everything and be available 24/7 that's making things worse, say two researchers....

 2021-09-16 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Does being away from your smartphone give you anxiety?...

It's not you but the fact that you are expected to do everything and be available 24/7 that's making things worse, say two researchers....

 2021-09-16 22:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: You're less likely to get long COVID if you're vaccinated...

Vaccination doesn't prevent all COVID-19 infections, but is important in preventing persistent symptoms after COVID-19 infection, says an infectious disease physician....

 2021-09-16 22:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Unum to launch vaccine verification tool for companies to manage federal mandate...

Insurer Unum Group said on Thursday it will launch a new digital product to help companies verify vaccination status of employees, days after the Biden administration mandated large employers should have their workers inoculated against COVID-19. Unum wil...

 2021-09-16 22:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: North Korean missiles tests Kim Jong Un won't stop and options are shrinking...

North Korea has made impressive strides in missile technology, which is bad news for the US, South Korea and the world, says Professor Robert E Kelly....

  • Need an account?  
    or