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 2021-11-25 08:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Pakistan petrol retailers start nationwide strike as profit margins drop...

ISLAMABAD : Pakistan's petrol retailers began a nationwide strike on Thursday as the main industry body flagged low profit margins, exacerbated by the government's move to raise taxes and boost revenue under its agreements with the International M...

 2021-11-25 08:14 

The Strait Times

Golf: Morikawa, McIlroy to start 2022 season in Abu Dhabi...

LONDON (REUTERS) - World No. 2 Collin Morikawa and four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy will begin their 2022 DP World Tour season at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship in January.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 08:12 

Malay Mail Online

Migrate to 4G before 3G network shuts down, MCMC tells consumers...

CYBERJAYA, Nov 25 — Users of 3G mobile phones or devices have been urged to quickly migrate to 4G network before 3G service in Malaysia is completely switched off on December 31, said the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).......

 2021-11-25 08:12 

Manila Bulletin

'Digital, online protection is basic human right' — CHR...

Commission-on-Human-Rights Stressing that "online and digital protection is a basic human right," the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) lauded the National Privacy Commission (NPC) for its swift action against the rampant spam text messages of synd...

 2021-11-25 08:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Self-test saliva antigen rapid test kit available at RM4.90 each...
 2021-11-25 08:11 

The Strait Times

Malaysian business operators brace themselves for fresh Covid-19 wave...

Some are taking safety measures on their own by limiting physical interactions with customers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 08:11 

The Strait Times

Digital kiosks launched in Bukit Gombak, Clementi to help heartland minimarts reach customers 24/7...

As part of a year-long pilot programme, 11 unmanned digital kiosks, stocked by family-run heartland minimarts, have been placed at HDB blocks in Bukit Gombak and Clementi.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

65.5 million registered voters so far -Comelec...

There are already 65.5 million voters in the May 2022 polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Thursday. Comelec/MB "As of today the projected number of voters for 2022 stands at 65.5 million," Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said in a...

 2021-11-25 08:10 

The Strait Times

Taylor Swift breaks American Pie's 50-year record for longest No.1 hit...

American Pie had held the rank of longest ever number-one hit since it first hit the charts in January 1972.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 08:10 

Malay Mail Online

Cathay Pacific to cut flights as Hong Kong Covid rules bite...

HONG KONG, Nov 25 — Cathay Pacific today said it will slash passenger flights into Hong Kong next month as the city's strict travel curbs continue to keep international travellers away at a time when rivals are seeing their prospects improve.......

 2021-11-25 08:10 

Manila Bulletin

Petro Gazz whips Perlas, ends Champions League on high note...

The Petro Gazz Angels ended their Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League campaign on a high note after defeating the Tuguegarao Perlas Spikers, 25-11, 26-24, 19-25, 25-20, at the Aquamarine Recreational Center Thursday, Nov. 25....

 2021-11-25 08:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Morikawa, McIlroy to start 2022 season in Abu Dhabi...

World number two Collin Morikawa and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy will begin their 2022 DP World Tour season at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship in January.The 24-year-old Morikawa, who won this year's British Open, ended the season as the Europ...

 2021-11-25 08:09 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia court orders government to amend controversial labour law...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the government to amend parts of a new job creation law within two years, citing procedural flaws in how the controversial legislation was handled....

 2021-11-25 08:08 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Milrem Robotics led iMUGS Consortium demonstrates deployment of unmanned systems - ANTARA News...

The iMUGS Consortium, in charge of a 32,6 MEUR project developing the European standard unmanned ground system (UGS), demonstrated how defence forces can use ......

 2021-11-25 08:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Widower molested woman who looked like his late wife, gets jail...

SINGAPORE: Thinking that a stranger resembled his late wife, a widower followed the woman and later molested her as she tried to exit a lift.Sim Kah Hwee, 35, was jailed for 10 days on Thursday (Nov 25) for one count of molestation.The court heard that Si...

 2021-11-25 08:06 

Manila Bulletin

SPNEC to attract investors and partners with vast landholdings...

Solar Philippines Nueva Ecija Corporation (SPNEC), just like its parent company Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings Inc., is banking not just on its future solar power generation capacity but also on its vast landholdings to attract both stock market...

 2021-11-25 08:03 

Channel NewsAsia

2 people investigated for allegedly instigating others to overwhelm public hotlines with calls...

SINGAPORE: Two people are being investigated for their alleged involvement in instigating others to...

 2021-11-25 08:01 

Malay Mail Online

Rush for VTL bus tickets: In Singapore, some Malaysians wishing to head home frustrated at long wait times, website crashes...

SINGAPORE, Nov 25 — After almost two years of not seeing their families, Malaysians living here rushed today to book tickets on the designated buses that have been appointed to ply the land route on the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between......

 2021-11-25 08:01 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam, Russia boost agricultural, aquatic trade ties...

Vit Nam and Russia have vowed to boost agricultural andnbsp;aquatic trade tiesnbsp;during a webinar to study the Russian market and increase the export of agricultural and aquatic products to the country....

 2021-11-25 08:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Australia deploys peacekeepers as riots rock Solomon Islands...
 2021-11-25 08:00 

ABS-CBN

Children shouldn't be 'locked inside houses' but crowded areas not OK - DOH...

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reiterated that minors and members of the vulnerable sector should not be brought to crowded areas because this defeats the intention of an eased quarantine....

 2021-11-25 08:00 

Vietnam News

HCM City pilots price stabilised sale points to benefit factory workers...

The HCM City Department of Industry and Trade has begun a programme called 'Mobile price-stabilisation sales points' at export processing zones and industrial parks to ensure workers there can buy safe foods at fair prices....

 2021-11-25 08:00 

The Strait Times

Takashimaya takeover: Proudly S'porean fashion brands spice up the luxury mall...

The Orchard Road mall has refreshed its tenant line-up to include more local flavour. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 07:59 

The Strait Times

Looting and fires break out during Covid-19 protests on France's Martinique...

France's Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe have been hit by unrest due to anger over Covid-19 measures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 07:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan raises view on consumption, downgrades exports in Nov report...

TOKYO : Japan raised its view on consumption for the first time in 13 months as service spending picked up but downgraded that on exports and production due to persistent supply issues and a slowdown in China's economy.On that mixed note, the governme...

 2021-11-25 07:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Spain's market regulator scolds soccer star Iniesta for promoting Binance...

MADRID : The Spanish market regulator scolded soccer star Andres Iniesta on Wednesday evening after he promoted cryptocurrency exchange platform Binance on his Twitter and Instagram accounts....

 2021-11-25 07:59 

Manila Bulletin

DOE asked to rescind approval of Malampaya stake sale to Udenna...

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has asked the Department of Energy (DOE) to rescind the approval it granted to Udenna Corporation for the acquisition of the 45 percent shareholdings of Chevron Corporation in the multi-billion Malampaya deep wa...

 2021-11-25 07:58 

Cebu Daily News

PSC sends Mediation Submission Agreement to Obiena and Patafa...

CEBU CITY, Philippines The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has intervened in the rift between Olympian pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) through a Mediation Submission Agreement. According to the P...

 2021-11-25 07:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Just set the time and place, we come to you' - Kedah MACC chief...
 2021-11-25 07:53 

The Strait Times

Vegetable prices in S'pore jump after wet weather in Malaysia...

The prices of some vegetables have almost doubled from a few weeks ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-11-25 07:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Tutor jailed for molesting 15-year-old student, begged his parents for forgiveness when caught...

SINGAPORE: A part-time tutor molested a 15-year-old boy while giving him tuition, fantasising that the teenager...

 2021-11-25 07:52 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Rockets rally, take down Bulls to end 15-game skid...

Danuel House Jr. scored 18 points off the bench and served as the spark plug as the Houston Rockets snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 118-113 win over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Wednesday at Toyota Center.House nailed a 3-pointer with 2:23 left to...

 2021-11-25 07:52 

Bangkok Post

Prime minister had 'good talk' with Huawei...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he had a good, productive discussion with the founder of Huawei Technologies Co....

 2021-11-25 07:52 

Bangkok Post

Thailand Prime Minister meets Huawei CEO to promote collaboration on digital transformation and talent development...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he had a good, productive discussion with the founder of Huawei Technologies Co....

 2021-11-25 07:51 

Malay Mail Online

US should not have any illusions about Taiwan, says China...

BEIJING, Nov 25 There is no room for compromise over Taiwan and the United States should not have any illusions about this, China's Defence Ministry said today, adding that Washington had of late made a series of "provocations4; on several......

 2021-11-25 07:50 

Channel NewsAsia

US should not have any illusions about Taiwan, says China...

BEIJING: There is no room for compromise over Taiwan and the United States should not have any illusions about this, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday (Nov 25), adding that Washington had of late made a series of...

 2021-11-25 07:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mercato to have six stores nationwide by year-end...
 2021-11-25 07:50 

Bangkok Post

Candidate for TAO chairman wounded by gunman...

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A candidate for TAO chairman in the Nov 28 local elections was shot and wounded by a motorcycle gunman in Ron Phibun district on Thursday morning....

 2021-11-25 07:49 

ABS-CBN

Filipinos warned to stay on guard as Europe battles COVID-19 surge...

A public health expert on Thursday warned the public to be on guard despite a declining trend in COVID-19 cases....

 2021-11-25 07:48 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Government targets US$21.28 billion investment in mining sector - ANTARA News...

The government targets to reap an investment of US$21.28 billion in the mining sector by increasing the added value for minerals, with some commodities' ......

 2021-11-25 07:48 

Manila Bulletin

NCAA eyes training restart in January...

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) along with Department of Health (DOH) have started inspecting the training venues for the athletes as the league eyes the the return of training under a bubble setup in January 2022. NCAA management comm...

 2021-11-25 07:46 

Malay Mail Online

Syed Saddiq wins bid to transfer CBT, money laundering cases to High Court...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 — The trial of Muar Member of Parliament Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, who is facing four charges of criminal breach of trust (CBT), misappropriation of funds and money laundering will be heard at the High Court here. This......

 2021-11-25 07:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Chinese city eases rules for developers amid cash crunch...
 2021-11-25 07:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Happy feet: Volunteer pedicurists help Hong Kong's elderly...

HONG KONG: Gently unwrapping clingfilm covering the old man's damaged feet - skin darkened and cracked, nails lumpen and deformed - the Hong Kong beautician doesn't flinch. Instead she picks up her tools and starts working.Once to twice a month, C...

 2021-11-25 07:44 

Manila Bulletin

FGen's contest draws interesting climate change solutions...

Clean energy leader First Gen Corporation has received interesting entries in a rigorous two-month competition among hundreds of students and Lopez Group employees who responded to a First Gen challenge to suggest solutions to climate change and to other ...

 2021-11-25 07:43 

Malay Mail Online

North Korean man to be executed by firing squad for smuggling in, selling 'Squid Game'...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 — A North Korean man has been sentenced to death by firing squad for smuggling and selling copies of Squid Game after authorities at the hermit kingdom caught seven secondary school students watching the global hit show. The......

 2021-11-25 07:43 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Ministry sends devices to health posts to prevent maternal deaths - ANTARA News...

The Ministry of Health is in the process of delivering ultrasonography devices to all public health centers (Puskesmas) in Indonesia to improve early ......

 2021-11-25 07:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Cops will not reclassify Prasana Diksa's case as missing person...
 2021-11-25 07:41 

Malay Mail Online

Robbery suspects in Mexico caught, tied up, faces painted like Joker by vigilantes...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 Robbery suspects in Mexico found themselves tied up to a lamp post and their faces painted like the comic character, Joker. The first two suspects, a man and a woman, were busted for stealing a woman's purse in the city of......

 2021-11-25 07:40 

Philippine Star

Olay, Keith Haring come together to bring Filipinas fearless glow...

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