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 2021-10-22 20:31 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Top seeds Sabalenka, Muguruza crash out in Moscow...

Russian world number 37 Ekaterina Alexandrova eases to a 6-3, 6-4 upset of Sabalenka.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 20:23 

The Strait Times

Dow ends at record, capping strong week for US stocks...

The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up 0.2 per cent at 35,677.02.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 20:13 

Jakarta Globe

Tencent Takes Minority Stake in MD Pictures...

The investment represents Tencent's positive outlook on the Indonesian content industry....

 2021-10-22 20:07 

The Strait Times

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's parting words to the EU: 'There's a lot to worry about'...

Merkel's sombre tone contrasted starkly with a celebratory send-off by the bloc's leaders.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 20:00 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Unilever Indonesia sales down 7.5% as virus curbs bite The consumer goods giant has attributed a significant decline in sales and profit to a challenging&n....
 2021-10-22 20:00 

Jakarta Post

One does not feel old, says 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth turned down the title "Oldie of the Year" by British publication, Old....
 2021-10-22 20:00 

The Strait Times

One Bernam, a mixed-use landmark development, marries rich heritage with growth potential, and accessibility to work and play...

Residents of the future One Bernam will get to enjoy the area's rich heritage, vibrant community and growth potential with its CBD location. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:55 

Channel NewsAsia

US, Europeans renew call for Iran diplomacy...

PARIS: The United States and three European powers agreed Friday (Oct 22) in consultations in Paris on the need for Iran to return quickly to talks amid growing alarm over a delay.Rob Malley, the US envoy on Iran, spoke with his counterparts from Britain,...

 2021-10-22 19:44 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 vaccines not linked to pregnancy loss; mixing vaccines may confer greater protection...

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review.COVID-19 vaccines not linked with pregnancy lossTwo studies in ma...

 2021-10-22 19:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Lebanon's Hezbollah warns Israel against drilling in disputed maritime border area...

BEIRUT: The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday (Oct 22) warned Israel against drilling for oil and gas in the disputed maritime border area between the two countries until the issue is resolved, and said the Iran-backed group would take action if...

 2021-10-22 19:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Buyer found for Bury FC and the club's home ground...

A buyer has been found for twice FA Cup winners Bury FC and their Gigg Lane stadium after the club were expelled from the Football League (EFL) in August 2019 due to financial problems, administrators said in a statement on Friday. Administrator Steven Wi...

 2021-10-22 19:13 

The Strait Times

Formula One: Dogged by engine issues, Mercedes dominate US grand prix opening practice...

Valtteri Bottas edges world champion Lewis Hamilton, with the rest of the field far back.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:13 

Inquirer.net

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BMW to phase out fossil-fuel burning engines from main plant by 2024...

BERLIN — BMW will stop making internal combustion engines at its main plant in Munich by 2024, its head of production said on Friday at a conference marking the start of production of its electric i4 model. The ICE engines currently made in Munich w...

 2021-10-22 19:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Biden, Macron discussed European defense, will meet in Rome: White House...

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday (Oct 22) discussed security cooperation in Africa, Europe and the Indo-Pacific, as the two countries work to mend fences after a rift over a US security pact with Britain an...

 2021-10-22 19:02 

Vietnam News

Swiss-Vietnamese deal enhances trade and cooperation between the two countries...

To improve trade performance and the international competitiveness of small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Switzerland and Vit Nam on Friday signed an agreement to implement the Trade Policy and Export Promotion (SwissTrade) project.nbsp;...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Football: Dortmund's Haaland out for a few weeks with hip injury...

Haaland had only just returned from a thigh problem.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Cycling: Hoogland storms to track cycling world time trial gold...

A sizzling 58.418sec ride wins gold at the track cycling world championships.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

Jakarta Post

Duran Duran drop new album 40 years after debut The new wave group are still going strong, releasing their 15th studio album, "Future Past"....
 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Has Government been too successful in trying to allay people's fear of Covid-19?...

When I recently visited an air-conditioned foodcourt which has a beer stall, I saw six people occupying three tables but facing one another to chit-chat while drinking beer, with the tables less than 1m apart (they had probably pulled the tables closer to...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

On Facebook: Should retail staff be allowed to sit during their shifts?...

Yes. Should provide a tall stool for them to sit as long as there is no customer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Covid-19 restrictions are necessary to prevent deaths...

Straits Times senior health correspondent Salma Khalik questioned why the Government has extended existing Covid-19 measures by another month (Better to bite bullet and open up than delay the inevitable, Oct 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: HDB priority schemes like the one relating to married child should be retained...

I find it odd that the majority of respondents in the public consultation on public housing in prime locations suggested removing Housing Board priority schemes in balloting exercises for public housing in prime areas (Many S'poreans want HDB priority...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Separate private-hire COE bidders from passenger car bidders...

Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums have increased significantly over the past few months, with the latest bidding exercise seeing a whopping increase of $12,244 in the Open category (COE prices soar ahead of smaller quota for Nov to Jan, Oct 21).. ...

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Consider the trade-offs during times of restrictions...

As one of the wealthiest nations in the world, Singapore was able to buy vaccines early in the Covid-19 pandemic battle and achieve one of the highest vaccination rates in the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 19:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Pity Workers' Party did not respond to points made...

I refer to Ms He Ting Ru's letter,...

 2021-10-22 18:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada competition bureau has court order for Google advertising probe - statement...

OTTAWA : Canada's antitrust watchdog said on Friday it had obtained a court order to advance its investigation into whether Google's online advertising business is hurting competition, according to a statement.The Competition Bureau's court or...

 2021-10-22 18:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Dortmund's Haaland out for a few weeks with hip injury...

Borussia Dortmund's Norway striker Erling Haaland is set to spend a few weeks on the sidelines after picking up a hip injury, manager Marco Rose said on Friday. Haaland only returned from a thigh problem last week, scoring twice in a 3-1 win over Main...

 2021-10-22 18:48 

The Strait Times

Biden and Macron discuss 'stronger' European defence in phone call...

Washington is seeking to mend ties after a bitter row over submarine contracts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 18:30 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM BCA eyes corporate bonds to boost loan growth The strategy is BCA's response to slow loan growth in the consumer and small business segments.....
 2021-10-22 18:12 

ABS-CBN

Over 1 million more Pfizer-BioNTech jabs arrive in PH...

Authorities said the recent shipment was purchased by government through the help of the Asian Development Bank....

 2021-10-22 18:10 

Manila Standard

No jab? No case to lose job...

Under fire for saying employers could fire unvaccinated employees, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reversed himself yet again, saying that companies cannot fire workers who refuse to get vaccinated but are allowed to order them not to report to work....

 2021-10-22 18:03 

The Strait Times

Formula One: Bottas takes five-place grid penalty for sixth engine...

He joins Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel and Williams' George Russell, who have also been penalised.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 18:00 

Jakarta Post

Cleaning bones: Maya community honors the dead This year, the ritual, usually held in late October before Mexico's Day of the Dead festival, is....
 2021-10-22 18:00 

Jakarta Post

Renewable energy jobs grew globally in 2020 despite COVID-19 crisis Countries expanding clean energy employment include Vietnam and Malaysia, which export solar equipme....
 2021-10-22 18:00 

Manila Standard

Second phase of vax for kids rolls out, adds more hospitals...

The second phase of pediatric vaccination against COVID-19 began Friday, as the government rolled out the campaign to the entire National Capital Region....

 2021-10-22 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

NBA-Kanter denounces China's human rights record again amid backlash...

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter posted a new video on Friday denouncing China's human rights record regarding Uyghur people and other Muslim minorities.The video comes two days after Kanter, who has a history of activism speaking out against his nat...

 2021-10-22 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Bottas takes five-place grid penalty for sixth engine...

Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas will have a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix after taking his sixth engine of the Formula One season.Drivers are allowed only three engines without penalty and Bottas has alre...

 2021-10-22 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

NBA's Kanter denounces China's human rights record again amid backlash...

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter posted a new video on Friday (Oct 220 denouncing China's human rights record regarding Uyghur people and other Muslim minorities.The video comes two days after Kanter, who has a history of activism speaking out agains...

 2021-10-22 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Dogged by engine issues, Mercedes dominate opening practise in Texas...

AUSTIN: Despite further engine issues, Mercedes dominated Friday's (Oct 220 opening practice for the United States Grand Prix with Valtteri Bottas edging world champion Lewis Hamilton and the rest of the field far back.Bottas, who will face a five-pla...

 2021-10-22 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Mercedes not ruling out another grid drop for Hamilton...

:Mercedes would not rule out Formula One title contender Lewis Hamilton taking another engine penalty this season after team mate Valtteri Bottas incurred a five-place drop at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday.Bottas, who was fastest in first practice for Sun...

 2021-10-22 17:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Green activist hid in Louvre loos before gatecrashing Louis Vuitton's show...

PARIS: Marie Cohuet hid in a lavatory inside the Louvre art museum for over two hours, plotting her gatecrashing of Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Week show in protest at the environmental damage that activists say is caused by the fashion industry.Aft...

 2021-10-22 17:50 

Jakarta Post

Thailand allows vaccinated tourists from 40-plus countries The 46 countries and territories is a significant jump from the 10 initially announced last week by ....
 2021-10-22 17:50 

Manila Standard

In-person college classes in low-risk areas eyed...

The possibility of face-to-face classes by January in areas with low COVID-19 cases is being studied by the Commission on Higher Education or CHED....

 2021-10-22 17:49 

ABS-CBN

New Delta variant mutation yet to be detected in PH: DOH...

Medical experts are monitoring a sublineage of the highly infectious Delta COVID variant....

 2021-10-22 17:44 

The Strait Times

Football: Salah wants extended Liverpool stay but says future 'not in my hands'...

Salah has a contract with Liverpool until June 2023.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-10-22 17:41 

ABS-CBN

VP aspirant Walden Bello swings hard against presidential bets...

The gloves are off as vice-presidential aspirant Walden Bello comes out swinging against several presidential bets....

 2021-10-22 17:40 

Manila Standard

Solons favor government control on oil prices...

The chairman of the House committee on energy on Friday supported a Department of Energy (DOE) recommendation to amend the Oil Deregulation Law, to allow the government to intervene to address sudden and prolonged oil price hikes....

 2021-10-22 17:35 

ABS-CBN

Detained Pharmally official cries foul over Senate probe...

A Pharmally official ordered detained by the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee accuses the panel of unfair treatment....

 2021-10-22 17:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada criticizes proposed US EV tax credit, says could harm auto sector...

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA : The Canadian government on Friday warned that U.S. legislative proposals to create new electric vehicle tax credits for American-built vehicles could harm the North American auto industry and run afoul of trade agreements, according to...

 2021-10-22 17:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada says proposed US EV tax credit could harm sector...

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA :The Canadian government on Friday warned that U.S. proposals to create new electric vehicle tax credits for American-built vehicles could harm the North American auto industry and fall foul of trade agreements, according to a letter see...

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