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 2022-08-10 07:19 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Energy chief tells senators: No magic wand to instantly bring down power rates...

MANILA, Philippines — There is no "magic wand" to change things overnight, Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla told senators on Wednesday regarding the issue of high power rates in parts of the country. During the hearing of the Senate committe...

 2022-08-10 07:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai central bank hikes key rate by 25 bps to tame inflation...

BANGKOK : Thailand's central bank raised its key interest rate for the first time in nearly four years on Wednesday, lifting it by a quarter point as expected to fight surging inflation as the economic recovery gains momentum.The Bank of Thailand'...

 2022-08-10 07:17 

Manila Bulletin

Rico Blanco returns to concert scene after two years...

By Carissa Alcantara Award-winning musician and OPM rock Icon returns to the concert scene at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City on Sept. 11. Dubbed "Rico Blanco", this is Rico's first major concert in two years. The show is prod...

 2022-08-10 07:16 

Manila Bulletin

China warns it will not tolerate Taiwan 'separatists'...

BEIJING, China — China on Wednesday vowed zero tolerance for "separatist activities" in Taiwan and reaffirmed that it would take the self-ruled island by force if necessary. A man reads a newspaper about China's military exercises encirc...

 2022-08-10 07:16 

Manila Bulletin

Stricter security measures in place at conclusion of Pasigarbo sa Sugbo in Cebu City...

CEBU CITY Stricter security measures will be enforced at the culmination of the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo Festival on August 28 at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). CEBU Gov. Gwen Garcia leads a meeting with mayors at the provincial capitol in Cebu City to dis...

 2022-08-10 07:12 

Manila Bulletin

Nathalie Hart just got engaged...

Hottie Nathalie Hart is off the market. She just said yes to boyfriend Brad Robert's proposal. https://www.instagram.com/p/ChECIlYPBbB/ Nathalie proudly shared photos from the event via Instagram. "Second chapter: I said yes," she wrote, using...

 2022-08-10 07:11 

Bangkok Post

Karaoke shop owner charged, underage girls found in shop...

NAKHON SAWAN: The owner of a karaoke shop in Lat Yao district was arrested when local officials raided the premises in the early hours of Wednesday and found 14 scantily glad teenage girls serving drinks, two of them under 18-years-old....

 2022-08-10 07:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MISC consortium awarded long-term charter parties by QatarEnergy...
 2022-08-10 07:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Peruvian police raid presidential palace in search of president's sister-in-law...
 2022-08-10 07:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

DOSM: BCI without steel bars in Malaysia increases by 0.3-24.2 pct in July...
 2022-08-10 07:06 

Manila Bulletin

1 M tourists visit Boracay from January to July...

ILOILO CITY More than one million tourists visited world-famous Boracay Island for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. TOURISTS stroll on the white sand beach of Boracay Island in Aklan. (Tara Yap) The Department of Tourism (DOT)-Region 6 rec...

 2022-08-10 07:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lagenda Properties intends to start a brand-new development in Perak with a GDV of RM920mil...
 2022-08-10 07:05 

Manila Bulletin

Angara echoes Marcos' call for more public-private partnerships...

Senator Sonny Angara expressed support for the recent call of President Marcos Jr. for local government units (LGUs) to work with the private sector in their projects. Angara, chairman of Senate Committee on Finance, believed public-private partnerships (...

 2022-08-10 07:04 

Malay Mail Online

Shelling kills 13 in Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk region, says governor...

KYIV, Aug 10 At least 13 people died after shelling overnight in Ukraine's central Dnipropetrovsk region, governor......

 2022-08-10 07:04 

Malay Mail Online

Zahid shoots back at Muhyiddin, says Perikatan failed in governing Malaysia during crisis...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has shot back at Perikatan Nasional (PN) chairman Ta......

 2022-08-10 07:03 

Manila Bulletin

First sighting of PH tarsier in Tacloban City announced...

The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) on Wednesday, Aug.10, announced the first sighting of Philippine tarsier (Tarsius [Carlito] syrichta) in Tacloban City UPV Tacloban College Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (FA...

 2022-08-10 07:03 

Manila Bulletin

'Scrap DBM procurement service, PITC' — Rep. Recto...

Deputy Speaker and Batangas 6th District Rep. Ralph Recto on Wednesday, Aug. 10, called on President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to dismantle the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the Philippine International Trading Corp. ...

 2022-08-10 07:02 

Manila Bulletin

DSWD chief seeks to fast-track graduation, exit of 'non-poor' 4Ps beneficiaries...

Department of Social Welfare and Development Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo has urged the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) National Program Management Office (NPMO) to expedite the graduation activiti...

 2022-08-10 07:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MPOB: CPO stockes up 2.79 pct in July 2022...
 2022-08-10 06:58 

Malay Mail Online

China warns it will not tolerate Taiwan 'separatists'...

BEIJING, Aug 10 China today vowed zero tolerance for "separatist activities" in Taiwan and reaffirmed that it would......

 2022-08-10 06:54 

Bangkok Post

Books, bleak future and a fight...

Independent bookstores are disappearing from the streets but this one near Democracy Monument, which started by selling CDs, is trying to hold on to its business. (Video | Jetjaras Na Ranong)...

 2022-08-10 06:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Sri Lanka's ousted president expected to go to Thailand: Sources...

Sri Lanka's ousted president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is expected to arrive in Thailand on Thursday (Aug 11), seeking temporary shelter in a second Southeast Asian country after fleeing his island nation last month amid mass protests, two sources said. Ra...

 2022-08-10 06:52 

Manila Bulletin

Minority solons want to probe delisting of 1.3-M Pinoys from 4Ps...

Lawmakers of the House minority bloc want to investigate the delisting of 1.3 million Filipinos as beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). (From left to right) Abalos, Brosas, OFW Party-list Rep. Marissa Magsino, and Lee at the Min...

 2022-08-10 06:51 

Manila Bulletin

DND processes formal scrapping of chopper deal with Russia...

The Department of National Defense (DND) announced Wednesday, August 10, that it was formalizing the termination of a contract with a Russian company for the procurement of 16 units of Mil Mi-17 heavy-lift helicopters for the Philippine Air Force (PAF). D...

 2022-08-10 06:50 

Philippine Star

Despite global headwinds, FDI improves in May...
 2022-08-10 06:49 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Market operations should be intensified to reduce food inflation: BI - ANTARA News...

Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Perry Warjiyo pressed for intensifying market operations at the central and regional levels to bring down food inflation to six ......

 2022-08-10 06:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Taliban torn over reforms one year after seizing power...
 2022-08-10 06:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Take criticism positively, PSD director-general tells civil servants...
 2022-08-10 06:42 

Manila Bulletin

2 minors drown in fishpond in Pangasinan...

URBIZTONDO, Pangasinan Two minors drowned in a fishpond in Barangay Pasibi West here Tuesday, August 9. RESCUERS attempt to revive a minor drowning victim in Urbiztondo, Pangasinan Tuesday. (Police photo) Police identified the victims as Bryan Paragas, 11...

 2022-08-10 06:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Feng Tianwei becomes first Singaporean to win outstanding athlete award at Commonwealth Games...

The David Dixon Award is given to the Commonwealth Games athlete who has showcased an...

 2022-08-10 06:35 

ABS-CBN

Brigada Eskwela bago ang in-person classes, idinaos sa maraming paaralan...

Masigasig ang mga guro, magulang, at iba pang miyembro ng komunidad sa pagbabayanihan para maglinis, mag-ayos at ihanda ang mga eskwelahan sa unang face-to-face classes makalipas ang dalawang taon....

 2022-08-10 06:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DBM releases P1.5 billion to fund P10,000-shelter aid for Typhoon Odette victims...

MANILA, Philippines — Funding worth PP1.58 billion has been released to bankroll the emergency shelter assistance for victims of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) disclosed this Wednesday, adding...

 2022-08-10 06:34 

Bangkok Post

Sri Lanka's ousted president believed heading to Thailand...

Sri Lanka's ousted president Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to arrive in Thailand on Thursday, seeking temporary shelter in a second Southeast Asian country after fleeing his island nation last month amid mass protests, two sources said....

 2022-08-10 06:32 

Philippine Star

LPA, monsoon to continue affecting parts of western Luzon...
 2022-08-10 06:32 

Philippine Star

COVAX to replace expired Philippine vaccines...
 2022-08-10 06:30 

Manila Standard

ICE to see you again at SM Skating...

Ice skaters are in for a treat as all SM Skating rink branches reopen! All three SM Skating branches, which are located in SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, and SM Seaside Cebu have opened their doors anew to both professional ice skaters and enthusiasts. SM ...

 2022-08-10 06:29 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Private hire driver fined S$3,000 for punching pedestrian who dented his car...

SINGAPORE — A 65-year-old private hire vehicle driver became upset when a pedestrian, with no apparent warning, hit his car and caused a dent. In retaliation, the driver got out of his car, punched the man in the face, and drove off, without exchang...

 2022-08-10 06:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: BlackPink to release latest album 'Born Pink' next month...
 2022-08-10 06:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba logs surprise quarterly operating loss on higher materials costs...

TOKYO : Toshiba Corp on Wednesday posted an unexpected operating loss in the April-June first quarter as it grappled with a global chip shortage and a sharp rise in costs for raw materials.The loss of 4.8 billion yen ($35.6 million), its first quarterly l...

 2022-08-10 06:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba logs surprise quarterly operating loss on higher materials costs...

TOKYO: Toshiba Corp on Wednesday (Aug 10) posted an unexpected operating loss in the April-June first quarter as it grappled with a global chip shortage and a sharp rise in costs for raw materials. The loss of 4.8 billion yen (US$35.6 million), its first ...

 2022-08-10 06:27 

ABS-CBN

SC affirms writ of amparo for drug war widow...

The Supreme Court has affirmed a Court of Appeals decision to issue a writ of amparo for a widow whose husband was killed in 2016, at the start of the Duterte administration's war on drugs....

 2022-08-10 06:27 

Manila Bulletin

Romualdez explains why negative media reports don't offend him...

House Speaker Martin Romualdez said he is not the type who gets offended with negative reports from members of the media. House Speaker Martin Romualdez (Facebook) Instead, the Leyte 1st district congressman sees these negative media reports as opportunit...

 2022-08-10 06:26 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian actress Rozita Che Wan's look at Kedah Fashion Week earns praise and brickbats from fans...

PETALING JAYA, Aug 10 — Fans are divided over actress Rozita Che Wan's recent catwalk appearance, with some "advising" h......

 2022-08-10 06:25 

Philippine Star

Paragua, other Filipino Grandmasters eye SEA Games chess gold...
 2022-08-10 06:24 

Manila Standard

Philips commits to install innovative range of imaging solutions at Makati Life Medical Center to enhance patient experience...

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology through Basemed Inc., has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Life Nurture Inc. to install a range of multimodal health technologies at the newest specialty care destinatio...

 2022-08-10 06:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple supplier Foxconn's Q2 profit up 12% on cloud demand...

TAIPEI :Apple Inc supplier Foxconn reported on Wednesday a 12 per cent jump in second-quarter net profit, beating market estimates, helped by strong demand for its cloud computing products.The Taiwanese company, the world's largest contract electronic...

 2022-08-10 06:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple supplier Foxconn beats profit view, 'cautious' on Q3...

TAIPEI: Apple supplier Foxconn reported a higher-than-expected 12 per cent jump in April-June net profit, driven by strong demand for its smartphones and cloud products, and said it was...

 2022-08-10 06:21 

Manila Bulletin

Good tastings at Bom Gosto...

It was inevitable that, at some point in time, Chef Chele Gonzalez would collaborate with restaurateur Jackson Go. For these are two names that carry a lot of weight in our dining landscape, and play important roles in keeping our restaurant scene vibrant...

 2022-08-10 06:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Elon Musk sells nearly US$7 billion worth of Tesla shares...
 2022-08-10 06:20 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor Sultan tells state govt to come up with long-term plan to safeguard people's food security...

SHAH ALAM, Aug 10 — The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, wants the state government to prepare a compr......

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