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 2022-01-13 07:38 

Malay Mail Online

Subang Jaya entrepreneur on mission to make affordable yet effective eco-friendly cleaning products for Malaysians...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 13 — Let's face it, the cost of eco-friendly products can sometimes put many off from fully adopting a green lifestyle. This often includes household cleaning products that we use daily to maintain a hygienic living space,......

 2022-01-13 07:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Retention ponds, special relief fund needed to deal with disasters...
 2022-01-13 07:37 

Malay Mail Online

Stats Dept: Selangor records highest growth in exports, Penang tops imports...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 Selangor recorded the highest increase in exports in November 2021, contributing RM6.3 billion to the country's total exports growth of 32.4 per cent to RM27.5 billion in the month, according to the Department of Statistics......

 2022-01-13 07:36 

ABS-CBN

New law simplifies adoption process for Filipino children...

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a new law that seeks to simplify the process of adoption....

 2022-01-13 07:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nervous lorry driver fined RM3,500 after changing his plea...
 2022-01-13 07:36 

Channel NewsAsia

29 cats seized from illegal breeder by Animal and Veterinary Service...

SINGAPORE: The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) has seized 29 cats from an illegal breeder, the National Parks Board (NParks) said on Thursday (Jan 13).Acting on a tip-off from a member of the public on Jan 6 about the unlicensed breeding and selling o...

 2022-01-13 07:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Why wait for 'one day', spill the beans now, MPs tell Azam Baki...
 2022-01-13 07:36 

Manila Bulletin

DOTr justifies 'no vax, no ride' policy...

DOTR The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is enforcing a "no vaccination, no ride" policy to prevent another complete shutdown of both public transport and businesses like what happened in 2021, the agency insisted. "We are doing everything...

 2022-01-13 07:35 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Pig to human heart transplant viable through gene modification: BRIN - ANTARA News...

Pig to human heart transplant is achievable through genetic modification that enables a foreign organ to function in a human body, National Research and ......

 2022-01-13 07:35 

Malay Mail Online

Home minister: Op Benteng under National Task Force to end this June...

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 13 — The Op Benteng to combat entry of illegal immigrants under the National Task Force (NTF) will end in June this year, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. He said all new implementations and plans regarding the......

 2022-01-13 07:34 

Manila Bulletin

Economic toll too heavy under Alert Level 4, Rizal solon tells IATF...

The congressman of the country's most populous municipality has appealed to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to consider the economic effects of an Alert Level 4 before deciding to impose it in Metr...

 2022-01-13 07:31 

Malay Mail Online

Apple Fitness+ introduces an easier way to pick from almost 2,000 of its workouts...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 If you're a current user of Apple Fitness+, you'd be pleased to know what Apple announced more updates to the feature. The additions include Time To Run — which is basically the Time To Walk feature but for running,......

 2022-01-13 07:30 

Malay Mail Online

Cops probing incidents of objects hurled at moving vehicles in Bintulu...

BINTULU, Jan 13 — Police have set up an investigation team to investigate incidents of objects being thrown at moving vehicles here. When contacted, Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili said the police have received reports on the incidents......

 2022-01-13 07:30 

Manila Bulletin

BPI closes bond offering early...

The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has shortened the offer period for its fourth tranche bonds worth P5 billion under its existing P100-billion bond program. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, the bank said this is due to overwhelming...

 2022-01-13 07:29 

Channel NewsAsia

French firm Crypto Blockchain Industries announces new products...

PARIS : French fintech company Crypto Blockchain Industries, whose shares have rallied since their stock market listing last year, announced on Thursday a new range of products, saying it would develop AlphaVerse, a blockchain technology-based virtual wor...

 2022-01-13 07:28 

Malay Mail Online

Homeless man in Colombia warms hearts on social media after celebrating dog's birthday with cake (VIDEO)...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 13 — A heartwarming video of a homeless man in Colombia celebrating the birthday of one of his dogs has warmed the hearts of many social media users. In a video shared on Instagram five days ago, the viral clip shows the......

 2022-01-13 07:28 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak DAP man Leon Jimat quits party, denies joining Parti Bangsa Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Democratic Action Party (DAP) Sri Aman chairman Leon Jimat Donald, who is also a DAP Sarawak committee member, has resigned from the party. Leon, who stood for DAP in Simanggang during the past three state elections,......

 2022-01-13 07:28 

Manila Bulletin

BOI-PEZA haul in P718 B investment pledges 2021...

The Board of Investments (BOI) and the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) were able to generate combined investment pledges of P718.13 billion last year, with majority of projects approved under the incentives regime of the Corporate Recovery and T...

 2022-01-13 07:27 

Cebu Daily News

Fiesta Seor mobile procession: What to expect?...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Fiesta Seor mobile procession or motorcade will take place in lieu of the fluvial procession and solemn procession on Vesperas Day, January 15, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Basilica Minore del Sto. Nio friars s...

 2022-01-13 07:26 

Philippine Star

'We free each other': Jason Momoa splits from wife, childhood crush Lisa Bonet...
 2022-01-13 07:26 

ABS-CBN

Ramos admin officials express support for Robredo's presidential candidacy...

Former government officials who served the Fidel V. Ramos administration endorsed the presidential candidacy this year of Vice President Leni Robredo....

 2022-01-13 07:23 

Malay Mail Online

Guan Eng: DAP will oppose Act 342 amendments as Malaysians have suffered enough...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has said that his party will not support amendments to the Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342), which will increase the maximum fine for companies that breach the law to RM500,000. In a......

 2022-01-13 07:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Police escorts, hazmat suits - welcome to Beijing's Olympic bubble...

BEIJING: China is sealing the Beijing Olympics inside an impenetrable giant bubble cocooning thousands of people and stretching nearly 200km in an effort to thwart the coronavirus.AFP takes you inside the bubble for the Feb 4 to 20 Winter Games:WHAT IS TH...

 2022-01-13 07:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Ontario confirms students are returning to classrooms on Monday...

TORONTO: Students in Canada's largest province will return to classrooms on Monday (Jan 17) and teachers and staff will be provided with non-fitted N95 masks, officials confirmed on Wednesday.The provincial government had said earlier this month that ...

 2022-01-13 07:23 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Minister optimistic MSMEs bazaar at Mandalika MotoGP runs smoothly - ANTARA News...

Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Teten Masduki is optimistic that the preparations of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to be ......

 2022-01-13 07:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Durant, Harden lead Nets past Bulls in battle of East leaders...

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 27 points and James Harden notched 25 points and 16 assists to lift the visiting Brooklyn Nets to a 138-112 rout of the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday in a matchup of the top two teams in the Eastern Conference.A 22-0 run spann...

 2022-01-13 07:22 

The Strait Times

Visa to test central bank digital currencies with cards, wallets...

It is teaming up with blockchain software company ConsenSys after talks with some 30 central banks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-13 07:21 

Philippine Star

Cases filed against anti-vaccine protesters for quarantine violations...
 2022-01-13 07:21 

Philippine Star

Premises of courts in NCR, Alert Level 3 areas closed until January 31...
 2022-01-13 07:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

3,684 Covid-19 infections reported as of noon today...
 2022-01-13 07:21 

Malay Mail Online

Chinese not Japanese: Woman sues sperm donor for misrepresentation over ethnicity, puts baby up for adoption...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — A woman in Tokyo, Japan sued her sperm donor for 130 million (RM4.74 million) after the man misrepresented his background. The woman, who is married with one child, decided to seek out a sperm donor after finding out that......

 2022-01-13 07:19 

Malay Mail Online

Serbegeth 'Shebby' Singh's son thanks Malaysians for words of appreciation after his father's death...

JOHOR BARU, Jan 13 — The son of Serbegeth "Shebby" Singh said his family was moved by the messages of appreciation that poured in for his father after news of his death broke last night. Sonuljit Singh, 32, who spoke on behalf of his family,...

 2022-01-13 07:16 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

MSD provides P7.2M through partner organizations to support COVID-19 relief efforts in the Philippines...

MSD in the Philippines, known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A (NYSE: MRK) in the United States and Canada, announced that the healthcare company is providing PhP 7.2 million (150,000 USD) for COVID-19 relief to the local communities. MSD has...

 2022-01-13 07:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MMEA foils attempt to smuggle RM15.4 million worth of contraband cigarettes...
 2022-01-13 07:15 

The Strait Times

Environmental group targets 30 major corporate emitters with lawsuits...

Group won a landmark court victory against Royal Dutch Shell last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-13 07:14 

Malay Mail Online

Zuraida: Putrajaya in talks with India, Bangladesh, Thailand to bring in more workers for local plantation industry...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Malaysia is currently having government-to-government talks with India, Bangladesh and (Southern) Thailand on bringing more foreign workers into the local plantation industry besides Indonesia, said Minister of Plantation......

 2022-01-13 07:14 

Malay Mail Online

Over 5,000 children in Singapore aged five to six registered for Covid-19 vaccine so far...

SINGAPORE, Jan 13 —Kalpana Srinivasan was initially hesitant to get her two children, aged six and 10, vaccinated against Covid-19. Given that they have already been inoculated against several other diseases such as measles since they were babies,.....

 2022-01-13 07:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Impending closure of SK Assumption: 'Meaningful outcome to stakeholders a must'...
 2022-01-13 07:13 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Coal export permits only granted to producers fulfilling DMO: Minister - ANTARA News...

Coal export permits were only granted to producers that had fulfilled their domestic market obligation (DMO), according to Coordinating Minister for Maritime ......

 2022-01-13 07:10 

Philippine Star

Law granting survivorship benefits to kin of deceased state prosecutors signed...
 2022-01-13 07:09 

Philippine Star

BPI cuts offer period for bond sale due to 'strong demand'...
 2022-01-13 07:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah hopes to open international borders to revive tourism...
 2022-01-13 07:08 

ABS-CBN

COVID referral system receives more than 1,000 calls daily: official...

The Philippine COVID-19 referral system receives 'more than 1,120' calls per day as virus infections increased beginning end of last month....

 2022-01-13 07:08 

Manila Bulletin

PCSO resumes lotto draws, holds catch-up draws...

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has resumed its lotto draws on Thursday, Jan. 13. (Image from PCSO Facebook page) In an advisory posted on its Facebook page, PCSO announced the lotto draw schedule and catch-up draws for tickets that were ...

 2022-01-13 07:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

CAP calls for laws governing production, use, recycling and disposal of plastics...
 2022-01-13 07:05 

The Strait Times

Boris Johnson buys time with apology but UK Tory rage simmers...

Most Tory MPs interviewed say they would wait for findings of probe before deciding on next steps.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-13 07:05 

Manila Bulletin

Dollar reserves total $108.89-B in 2021...

Philippines' stock of US dollars or its gross international reserves (GIR) ended 2021 with $108.89 billion, down by 1.17 percent or by $1.23 billion compared to end-2020's $110.12 billion, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilpinas (BSP). BSP'...

 2022-01-13 07:05 

Manila Bulletin

DOH urged to step up info drive as some netizens assail vaccine efficacy amid COVID rise...

Senatorial aspirant and retired national police chief Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar urged on Thursday, Jan. 13. the Department of Health and other concerned agencies to address the misinformation and disinformation in the social media which assail the efficac...

 2022-01-13 07:05 

Manila Bulletin

Pinay booters fly to India for AFC Women's Asian Cup...

The national women's football team The national women's football team is on its way to India after completing preparations for the AFC Women's Asian Cup with a training camp in the United States. Twenty members of the Asian Cup squad posed for...

 2022-01-13 07:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Djokovic included in Australian Open draw as visa decision looms...

MELBOURNE--- Tennis world No.1 Novak Djokovic was included in the Australian Open official draw on Thursday, although uncertainty remained about whether the government will cancel the top seed's visa for a second time.Immigration Minister Alex Hawke i...

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