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 2022-01-25 06:23 

Manila Bulletin

Pork supply still a big worry for inflation outlook BSP...

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is maintaining a manageable outlook for inflation and steady monetary policy for 2022 and 2023, and will continue to rely on government non-monetary interventions particularly in ensuring pork supply to temper price p...

 2022-01-25 06:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

At least 18 dead after clash, fire at club in Indonesia's West Papua...
 2022-01-25 06:19 

Manila Bulletin

Fil-Am actress Ivory Aquino to play DC Films' first trans character through 'Batgirl' movie...

Set to make movie history, DC Films and streaming platform HBO Max cast Fil-Am actress Ivory Aquino to play the first trans character in DC Extended Universe (DCEU) in a feature film. Aquino will be portraying Alysia Yeoh opposite Leslie Grace as the titu...

 2022-01-25 06:18 

Malay Mail Online

Liverpool university student loses nipples after taking up dare to freeze them with deodorant...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 — A university student in Liverpool, UK, lost his nipples after his schoolmates froze them with two cans of deodorant. The 19-year-old unidentified student said he was dared by his schoolmates four years ago to......

 2022-01-25 06:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Ericsson profit beats as more countries roll out 5G...

STOCKHOLM :Sweden's Ericsson on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter core earnings above market estimates, helped by higher sales of telecom gear as more countries roll out 5G networks offsetting a loss of market share in mainland China.The company's q...

 2022-01-25 06:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Ericsson's profit lifted by demand for 5G network equipment, China drags...

STOCKHOLM :Sweden's Ericsson on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter core earnings above market estimates, helped by higher sales of telecoms gear as more countries roll out 5G networks, offsetting a loss of market share in mainland China.Once a big market...

 2022-01-25 06:18 

Bangkok Post

Man arrested for gold shop robbery in Phetchabun...

A 40-year-old man was arrested in a paddy field in Phetchabun's Lom Klao district on Tuesday with gold necklaces a robber stole from a shop at a Big C store in nearby Lom Sak district on Monday....

 2022-01-25 06:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Retail reshapes with hybrid cloud and AI help meet consumer preferences...
 2022-01-25 06:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Reduce red-tape to expedite projects, says Sarawak CM...
 2022-01-25 06:16 

Bangkok Post

North Korea appears to have fired 2 cruise missiles...

North Korea appears to have fired two cruise missiles Tuesday morning toward waters off its east coast, according to a South Korean military official, ramping up a barrage of tests this month that have rattled regional security....

 2022-01-25 06:15 

Malay Mail Online

Subang Airport still under MAHB management, says transport minister...

SUBANG, Jan 25 Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong has reiterated that the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang remains under the management and operational oversight of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) although plans to......

 2022-01-25 06:15 

Philippine Star

Booker, Paul take charge as Suns roll over Jazz...
 2022-01-25 06:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Misuse of halal logo lands Penang company in hot soup...
 2022-01-25 06:14 

Channel NewsAsia

MAS tightens monetary policy in surprise off-cycle move: Why and what it means for you and me...

SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) tightened its monetary policy on Tuesday (Jan 25) in an unexpected inter-meeting move aimed at countering rising inflation.The central bank, which typically holds its policy meetings in April and Octobe...

 2022-01-25 06:14 

Manila Bulletin

IYCRMM: Historical fiction, crime, and journalism...

IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND: The four novels today include fine examples of historical fiction, and of how crime fiction today can blend both actual cases in history, and/or humor to great effect. Enjoy! Of thieves and triflers 'The Perfume Thief' b...

 2022-01-25 06:13 

Channel NewsAsia

THE CRYPTOVERSE-Teenage bitcoin throws an interest rate tantrum...

Bitcoin is growing up. The original cryptocurrency turns 13 this year and is showing signs of becoming a more mature financial asset - but watch out for the teenage tantrums.This drift towards the mainstream, driven by the big bets of institutional invest...

 2022-01-25 06:11 

Malay Mail Online

Home minister: Malaysia seeks holistic solutions to end modern slavery...

JAKARTA, Jan 25 Malaysia is committed to continue fighting modern slavery holistically so that its victims can be protected, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. He said the government's focus was not solely on managing the entry of......

 2022-01-25 06:08 

Malay Mail Online

Comeback kid Keys storms into Australian Open semi-finals...

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 — Having wallowed in a "deep, dark pit of despair" last season, Madison Keys booked her first Grand Slam semi-final spot in four years on Tuesday with a 6-3 6-2 upset of Barbora Krejcikova at the Australian Open. Keys'....

 2022-01-25 06:08 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Home minister issues instructions for extending PPKM in Java-Bali - ANTARA News...

Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian issued instructions for extending the implementation of restrictions on community activities (PPKM) for Java and ......

 2022-01-25 06:08 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia ends morning session broadly lower...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 Bursa Malaysia remained lower across-the-board at mid-day today on ongoing fears of a faster interest rate hike in the United States and geopolitical tensions in Russia and Ukraine, an analyst said. At 12.30pm, the benchmark......

 2022-01-25 06:08 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte's 'revelations' vs. Palace hopefuls based on 'vetted intel reports' Nograles...

President Duterte's upcoming revelations about the 2022 presidential aspirants will be backed by "vetted intelligence reports" to which only the Chief Executive would have access. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (Photo from The Cabinet Secret...

 2022-01-25 06:07 

Manila Bulletin

'Nightmare': Workers, students decry Japan virus entry ban...

TOKYO, Japan — Yanita Antoko has been waiting for over a year in Indonesia to join her husband in Japan. She has her papers and has closed her business selling homemade spice mixes, but remains shut out. A passenger walks with luggage at the arrival...

 2022-01-25 06:07 

Manila Bulletin

Tedros in one-man race to remain at WHO helm...

GENEVA, Switzerland — Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, one of the most recognisable figures of the global battle against Covid-19, will stand unopposed Tuesday for the nomination to continue heading the World Health Organization. WHO director-general Ted...

 2022-01-25 06:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Eight dead, 50 injured in Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon stadium crush...
 2022-01-25 06:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

IOI Corporation FFB output to be 'slight flattish' in 2022, impacted by labour shortage, says HLIB Research...
 2022-01-25 06:05 

ABS-CBN

Mga papasok ng Samal Island obligadong magpakita ng COVID-19 vaccination card...

Obligado nang magpakita ng COVID-19 vaccination card bago makapasok sa Island Garden City of Samal sa Davao del Norte, base sa pinakahuling kautusan....

 2022-01-25 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

DOJ seeks PNP assistance in probe, prosecution of killings in illegal drugs operations since 2016...

Department of Justice The Department of Justice (DOJ) has sought the cooperation of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the investigation and prosecution of policemen involved in killings during illegal drugs operations conducted since 2016. Of the 52...

 2022-01-25 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

'Public officials are duty bound to make their SALN public' — Diokno...

Senatorial candidate and human rights lawyer Jose Manuel "Chel" Diokno stressed on Tuesday, Jan. 25, that public officials and employees are duty bound to make their statement of assets and liabilities and net worth (SALN) public to prevent them f...

 2022-01-25 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

Pro-env't groups hail Davao-based hardware for heeding call to stop sale of leaded spray paints...

Environmental groups EcoWaste Coalition (EWC) and Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustainability (IDIS) commended Citi Hardware in Davao City on Tuesday, Jan. 25, for heeding their call to stop the sale of spray paint products with lead content....

 2022-01-25 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

DOE okays Singaporean-Filipino tie up for wind project...

The partnership of Singapore-headquartered The Blue Circle and Filipino firm CleanTech Global Renewable Inc. have secured a service contract from the Department of Energy (DOE) for their targeted 1,200-megawatt offshore wind farm installation in Bulalacao...

 2022-01-25 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

Two suspected bomb couriers slain in Sultan Kudarat...

ISULAN, SULTAN KUDARAT — Two suspected bomb couriers were killed after they shot it out with policemen who were conducting a checkpoint in Esperanza town on Monday, Jan. 24. PBrig. Gen. Alexander Tagum, Police Regional Office-12 director, identified...

 2022-01-25 06:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Techna-X subsidiary inks 5-year partnership with Borneo Eco Star to develop smart aquaculture platform...
 2022-01-25 06:03 

ABS-CBN

Lacson: No regrets withdrawing support from Erap in 2001...

Sen. Panfilo 'Ping' Lacson said he has no regrets over his decision to withdraw support as PNP chief from the Estrada administration in January 2001....

 2022-01-25 06:03 

Manila Bulletin

AMRO: Omicron slows down PH economic recovery...

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) expects the Philippine economy will grow at a much slower pace this year after the highly transmissible Omicron variant rattled the services sector's recovery. In its ASEAN+3 Regional Economic Outlook r...

 2022-01-25 06:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Medvedev playing both hero and villain at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE : Daniil Medvedev has tapped into the energy of the crowd at Melbourne Park by playing both hero and villain, while the world number two's mind games have also earned him comparisons with American great Jimmy Connors.Similarly to his run to ...

 2022-01-25 06:01 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea appears to have fired cruise missiles...

SEOUL: North Korea fired what appeared to be two cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast on Tuesday (Jan 25), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, days after a flurry of ballistic missile tests.South Korea's military is assessing the ...

 2022-01-25 06:01 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia regulator says financial firms banned from facilitating crypto sales...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (OJK) on Tuesday warned that financial firms are not allowed to offer and facilitate sales of crypto assets amid a boom in crypto trading in Southeast Asia's largest economy....

 2022-01-25 05:59 

Malay Mail Online

State ministries to submit annual report cards on Sabah Maju Jaya plan, says chief minister...

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 25 The Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) government has made it mandatory for all state ministries to submit 'report cards' on the Sabah Maju Jaya (SMJ) plan annually, said Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor. The Chief Minister said the......

 2022-01-25 05:59 

Philippine Star

'Best new year of my life': Claudine Barretto shares reconciliation with sister Marjorie...
 2022-01-25 05:57 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't all set for roll out of COVID-19 vaccination of kids aged 5 to 11 on Feb. 4 Galvez...

The vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of children aged five to 11 years old will officially kick off on February 4. The national government launches the COVID-19 vaccination of the general pediatric sector at a mall in Paraaque City o...

 2022-01-25 05:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PH seat distribution for Johor polls to be completed tomorrow...
 2022-01-25 05:55 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia to ready, impose travel bubble policy during G20 presidency - ANTARA News...

The government is readying a travel bubble scenario for leaders and delegates scheduled to attend the G20 summit, given the current trend of the COVID-19 ......

 2022-01-25 05:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Matrix celebrates Year of the Tiger with "Roaring Prosperity 2022"...
 2022-01-25 05:55 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Lacson says he won't turn PH into 'police state' if elected president...

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday he will not turn the Philippines into a "police state" if he is elected as president. Lacson, who previously served as chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), said he wants to ...

 2022-01-25 05:55 

Malay Mail Online

Melaka to provide free bus services to 32,800 B40 recipients, says exco...

MELAKA, Jan 25 The Melaka government will provide free and unlimited bus services to 32,800 individuals from the B40 group in the state. State Works, Transport, Public Facilities, Infrastructure and Flood Management Committee chairman Datuk......

 2022-01-25 05:53 

Cambodia Daily

ក្រុម​សិទ្ធិមនុស្ស​លោក ហ៊ុន សែន ថា​ខ្លួន​កំពុង​ធ្វើ​ច្បាប់​មួយ​ធានា​...

(OHCHR) Pradeep Wagle The Cambodia Daily [...] The post appeared first on The Cambodia Daily Khmer ....

 2022-01-25 05:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ismail Sabri: Govt committed to deliver its promises to the people...
 2022-01-25 05:52 

The Strait Times

German woman in dock over joining ISIS in Syria as teenager...

Her case had prompted soul searching in Germany on how a small-town girl became radicalised.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-25 05:51 

Manila Bulletin

Converge, Skycable top Netflix' ISP Speed Index...

Netflix Leaderboard December 2021 Converge, Skycable top Netflix' ISP Speed Index By EMMIE V. ABADILLA Fiber broadband operator Converge ICT Solutions Inc. and Sky Cable topped the Netflix Internet Service Provider (ISP) Speed Index Leaderboard at the...

 2022-01-25 05:50 

Cebu Daily News

Report to EOC if positive in home antigen test...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging those who took antigen tests at home to report positive results to them. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said that those the results ...

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