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 2020-09-29 04:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mona Suraya now Affin Hwang group MD...
 2020-09-29 04:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: 'All must play part to curb spread'...
 2020-09-29 04:30 

Malay Mail Online

World Bank lowers Malaysia's 2020 growth forecast to -4.9pc...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 — Following a sharper than expected contraction in the second quarter of 2020 (2Q20), the World Bank has lowered Malaysia's economic growth forecast this year to a contraction of 4.9 per cent, down from an early estimate of...

 2020-09-29 04:30 

Manila Standard

Life returning to normal in Africa, but virus fears linger...

"Things are getting back to normal, even though it will never be like it was before," says a relieved Petunia Maseko, relaxing in a bar in South Africa's Soweto township....

 2020-09-29 04:28 

Manila Bulletin

Netizen reports 2 Bulacan residents for regular hosting of drinking sessions...

Two residents of Marilao town in Bulacan are now in trouble for frequently hosting drinking sessions, the photos and videos of which were sent to the Joint Task Force COVID Shield. (UNSPLASH / MANILA BULLETIN) Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, co...

 2020-09-29 04:27 

The Strait Times

Commuters happier with trains and buses having fewer people during circuit breaker, survey shows...

SINGAPORE - Fewer people on and increased cleaning of trains and buses during the circuit breaker period made for happier commuters this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 04:27 

Phnom Penh Post

Jakarta looking to new partnership for solutions to improve air quality...

With traffic, coal-fired power plants and ongoing construction projects continuing to pollute Jakarta's air, the Indonesian capital's administration is seeking new solutions to improve air quality through a recently launched partnership....

 2020-09-29 04:27 

Phnom Penh Post

More than one million dead from Covid-19...

More than one million people have died from the novel coronavirus, with no let-up in the pandemic that has ravaged the world economy, inflamed diplomatic tensions and upended lives from Indian slums and Brazilian jungles to the US' biggest city....

 2020-09-29 04:26 

The Strait Times

India reports lowest daily Covid-19 deaths since Aug 3...

BENGALURU (REUTERS) - India reported its smallest daily rise in coronavirus deaths since Aug 3 of 776, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday (Sept 29), as global fatalities crossed 1 million and infections surged in several countries.. Read more...

 2020-09-29 04:24 

Manila Bulletin

Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria turns 60...

It was just after midnight in Lagos, on a horse-racing track turned square, when Nigeria's new white and green flag was hoisted officially for the first time, replacing Britain's Union Jack. In this file photo taken on October 01, 2010 Paramilitar...

 2020-09-29 04:23 

Manila Bulletin

AC Motors executive team reorganized, reshuffled team...

The executive team of AC Motors, the vehicle distribution and retail dealership division of the Ayala Group, has been reshuffled and reorganized into two distinct divisions automotive and motorcycle to move past the current pandemic and position for growt...

 2020-09-29 04:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Former Grab driver on trial for attempted rape, sexual assault of 19-year-old passenger...

SINGAPORE: A former Grab driver claimed trial on Tuesday (Sep 29) to sexual assault and attempted rape of a 19-year-old passenger he picked up ......

 2020-09-29 04:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Country Heights founder, executive chairman to step down, new management to "reposition" it...
 2020-09-29 04:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kita Prihatin a salve for civil servants...
 2020-09-29 04:19 

Manila Bulletin

Central Visayas to remain under MGCQ...

CEBU CITY —The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) has made a recommendation to keep the region under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) from October 1 to October 30. "We would be again placed under MGCQ," Dr. Mary Jean...

 2020-09-29 04:18 

Manila Bulletin

Adjustment period for PBA players as bubble life starts in Clark...

A welcome sign for the huge contingent of PBA teams. (Photo from BCDA Group) The first batch of players who arrived Monday are slowly adjusting to the new environment inside the Quest Hotel as they prepare for a lengthy life inside the bubble in Clark, Pa...

 2020-09-29 04:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ex-NST journo Daniel Chan dies...
 2020-09-29 04:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia's GDP to shrink 4.9 pct this year: World Bank...
 2020-09-29 04:15 

The Strait Times

UK government toughens Covid-19 restrictions in north-east England...

LONDON (REUTERS) - The British government has tightened restrictions on socialising in parts of northeast England, in response to high and increasing Covid-19 infection rates in the region.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 04:15 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong not guaranteed place as a top financial centre: China Daily (Asia) contributor...

In the article, the writer says that while the market is still confident about the future of Hong Kong and that of the mainland, complacency will only lead to the former's downfall.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 04:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Recreate. Better Days: Globe launches its New Campaign in Shaping the Future...

When 2020 started, most of us envisioned this to be our year—full of milestones and firsts—but when the pandemic hit, plans were cancelled, events were postponed, and travels were rescheduled to a much later time. Suddenly, we were working and...

 2020-09-29 04:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

We're not leaving GPS, says Sarawak's PBB...
 2020-09-29 04:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#JOM! DO: Cold, solo hike in Kyoto...
 2020-09-29 04:12 

Philippine Star

Another month of GCQ for Metro Manila...
 2020-09-29 04:11 

Manila Bulletin

'Beauty and brains' candidate crowned Miss Millennial 2020...

Nina Ruth Vega, daughter of the former police beat reporter of Manila Bulletin Vic Vega and Sports Reporter Virgie Rodriguez Vega, was able to take the judges' breath away with the entirety of her performance. A strong, confident, beautiful young lady...

 2020-09-29 04:11 

Malay Mail Online

Musa Aman confident new CM Hajiji will take Sabah to greater heights...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 — Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today congratulated Datuk Hajiji Mohd Noor on his swearing in as the 16th chief minister of the state, following a whirlwind election amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. In a......

 2020-09-29 04:10 

Manila Bulletin

A year of protest in Iraq...

Anti-government protests that erupted in Iraq a year ago lasted several months before being crushed, at a cost of 560 lives and 30,000 injured. In this file photo taken on October 29, 2019, Iraqi protesters wave national flags as they stand atop concrete ...

 2020-09-29 04:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'I am worried about my 85-year-old mother'...
 2020-09-29 04:09 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte favors death by hanging for drug traffickers...

If he had his way, President Duterte intends to catch drug traffickers and hang them in a dark place. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID)...

 2020-09-29 04:07 

Channel NewsAsia

1,000 professionals to be hired, reskilled to support Singapore's 5G rollout...

SINGAPORE: A total of 1,000 professionals will be hired or reskilled to support Singapore's 5G rollout, the Infocomm Media Development Authority ......

 2020-09-29 04:05 

Manila Bulletin

Iloilo City to revert back to GCQ...

ILOILO CITY—This city will revert back to the less restrictive general community quarantine (GCQ) status by October 1, or less than a week after it had been placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). A cyclist crosses the Forbes Bri...

 2020-09-29 04:04 

Philippine Star

Almost perfect Djokovic ready for French Open bow...
 2020-09-29 04:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Motorcycle gunmen kill journalist in Honduras...
 2020-09-29 04:03 

The Strait Times

Calls for inter-Korean peace ring hollow after brutal killing at the sea border: Korea Herald...

In its editorial, the paper says that President Moon Jae-in and his aides need to be cautioned against seeing what they want to see, a conciliatory gesture from the North, and rushing to take it as a chance to resume stalled cross-border dialogue.. Read m...

 2020-09-29 04:02 

Manila Bulletin

Lingering 'habagat' bring scattered rains to PH western section, extreme Northern Luzon...

Scattered rain showers may prevail across the western section of the country and extreme Northern Luzon due to the lingering southwest monsoon and frontal system over the country on Tuesday. In its 5 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geop...

 2020-09-29 04:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Business as usual in Setapak...
 2020-09-29 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Walmart looking at up to US$25 billion investment in Tata Group's 'super app': Mint...

Walmart Inc is in talks with Tata Group for an investment of up to US$25 billion in the Indian salt-to-software conglomerate's new...

 2020-09-29 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Walmart in talks for up to US$25 bln investment in Tata's 'super app' - Mint...

Walmart Inc is in talks with Tata Group for an investment of up to US$25 billion in the Indian salt-to-software conglomerate's new...

 2020-09-29 03:59 

ABS-CBN

Discount sa RFID policy iginiit para sa mga senior, PWD...

MAYNILA - Hinihiling ng senior citizen advocate sa Department of Transportation (DOTr) at Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) na ipatupad na ang pagbibigay ng 20 porsiyentong toll discount sa mga senior at persons with disabilities....

 2020-09-29 03:58 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte named Chaclag as BuCor deputy director general — DOJ...

Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) spokesman Gabriel Chaclag has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as the agency's deputy director general for reformation, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Tuesday. Bureau of Corrections(MANILA BULLETIN ...

 2020-09-29 03:57 

Philippine Star

LIST: Requirements for Boracay-bound tourists; flights as low as P8...
 2020-09-29 03:57 

Philippine Star

Butler finally at home as Heat prepare title tilt...
 2020-09-29 03:57 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus hits operations in district of Malaysia's key palm producer Sabah...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's largest palm producing state of Sabah has ordered plantations, mills and refineries in one district to shut amid two weeks of curbs on movement to rein in the coronavirus.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 03:57 

ABS-CBN

Biyahe sa barko pauwing probinsiya, regular na: PPA...

MAYNILA - Tuloy-tuloy ang paglalayag ng mga barkong naghahatid ng mga stranded individual at mga awtorisadong katao sa mga probinsya, ayon sa Philippine Ports Authority (PPA)....

 2020-09-29 03:57 

Bangkok Post

'Rule breaker' school uniforms challenge tradition for a price...

In Thailand's classrooms, showing a rebellious or creative streak through what you wear has always been difficult....

 2020-09-29 03:56 

Manila Bulletin

Life returning to normal in Africa, but virus fears linger...

"Things are getting back to normal, even though it will never be like it was before," says a relieved Petunia Maseko, relaxing in a bar in South Africa's Soweto township. Red Cross setup crew members stick a poster on a wall at initiative lead...

 2020-09-29 03:54 

The Strait Times

1,000 jobs in 5G sector to be created in partnership between IMDA and telcos...

SINGAPORE - Around 1,000 positions in 5G expertise will be created by the end of this year, of which a third will be brand-new roles, with the rest to be filled by existing telecom professionals who will be retrained.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-29 03:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tax bombshell throws Trump on defensive ahead of debate...
 2020-09-29 03:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trump's ex-campaign manager had 10 guns, allegedly hit wife: Police...
 2020-09-29 03:49 

Manila Bulletin

'Resident Evil' series coming to Netflix in 2021...

Netflix is dropping "Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness" next year. The streaming giant released a teaser video of the upcoming episodic CGI series on Sunday. (Screencap from Netflix) According to Netflix, the story revolves around Leon S. Kennedy a...

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