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 2022-01-13 05:57 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte signs law on benefits for kin of deceased NPS retirees...

President Duterte has signed into the law the proposed measure granting survivorship benefits to the surviving legitimate spouse and dependent children of a deceased retired member of the National Prosecution Service or NPS. Senator Christopher Lawrence &...

 2022-01-13 05:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Man jailed for abetting conspiracy to rape colleague's wife...

SINGAPORE: After about two years of discussing wife-sharing fantasies with a colleague, a man went to his colleague's home at his invitation and attempted to rape his unconscious wife.The woman's three children and domestic helper were asleep in a...

 2022-01-13 05:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Domestic palm oil industry set to accelerate this year after an impressive 2021 performance...
 2022-01-13 05:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Samsung announces 2022 eco-conscious initiatives...
 2022-01-13 05:53 

Manila Bulletin

Manila LGU prohibits processions, parties, games during Feast of Sto. Nio...

Processions, parties, games, and other festivities will be banned during the Feast of Sto. Nino, or the Holy Child Jesus to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Manila mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso announced on Thursday, Jan. 13. SCREENSHOT FR...

 2022-01-13 05:52 

The Strait Times

Human Rights Watch criticises Biden, others for weak defence of democracy...

Leaders also criticised for failing to meet challenges from climate crisis, Covid-19. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-13 05:52 

Manila Bulletin

QC logs over 30,000 COVID-19 active cases...

Quezon City's (QC) coronavirus disease (COVID-19) active cases went up to 31,479 on Wednesday, Jan. 12. This is 14.72 percent of the city's 213,845 total confirmed cases based on the report released by the city's Epidemiology and Disease Surve...

 2022-01-13 05:50 

Philippine Star

Obiena reveals successful knee surgery...
 2022-01-13 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Novak Djokovic included in Australian Open draw...

MELBOURNE : Novak Djokovic was confirmed in the official draw for the Australian Open men's tournament on Thursday despite uncertainty over whether the government will cancel his visa for a second time.Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke is wei...

 2022-01-13 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

TSMC Q4 profit rises 16.4per cent to a record, beats market forecasts...

TAIPEI : Taiwan chip firm TSMC posted on Thursday a 16.4per cent rise in quarterly profit to a record, thanks to robust global demand for semiconductors used in smartphones, laptops and other gadgets during the COVID-19 pandemic that drove a chip supply s...

 2022-01-13 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Full orderbook lifts chipmaker TSMC's Q4 profit 16.4per cent to a record...

TAIPEI :Taiwan chip firm TSMC posted on Thursday a 16.4per cent rise in quarterly profit to a record, thanks to global demand for semiconductors used in smartphones, laptops and other gadgets during the COVID-19 pandemic that drove a chip supply crunch.Th...

 2022-01-13 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

TSMC to boost chip spending in 2022, as full orderbook drives record profit...

TAIPEI : Taiwan chip firm TSMC posted on Thursday a 16.4per cent rise in fourth-quarter profit to a record, thanks to huge global demand for semiconductors, and said it expected to spend at least a third more than last year to make advanced chips.Soaring ...

 2022-01-13 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Tesla's Musk says 'working through challenges' with India government...

NEW DELHI : Tesla Inc is...

 2022-01-13 05:49 

Manila Bulletin

Ingrooves Music Group names Guji Lorenzana PH country manager, signs Curve Entertainment to global deal...

Guji Lorenzana Ingrooves Music Group, a world leader in music distribution, marketing and technology, has named Guji Lorenzana Country Manager of the Philippines. The company's continued expansion into Asia includes signing the Philippines-based Curve...

 2022-01-13 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

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

MELBOURNE: Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic was included in the official draw for the Australian Open on Thursday (Jan 13), although uncertainty remained about whether the government will cancel the top...

 2022-01-13 05:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Tita Hope Talks tackles opportunities to alleviate PH cancer patients' financial burdens and challenges...

Cancer kills four Filipinos every hour. But with early diagnosis, and access to quality treatment and care, this disease can be better managed. Beyond its impact on the patient's life, it also affects their families, friends and communities. This is t...

 2022-01-13 05:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tigers are following us, claim Orang Asli villagers...
 2022-01-13 05:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tigers are following us, claim Orang Asli villagers [NSTTV]...
 2022-01-13 05:45 

Manila Bulletin

CHR to probe killing of radio commentator...

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday, Jan. 13, decided to conduct its own investigation into the killing of Sultan Kudarat-based radio commentator Jaynard Angeles in Tacurong City last Jan. 12. "It is conce...

 2022-01-13 05:44 

Channel NewsAsia

China's overnight money rate jumps to a four-month high...

SHANGHAI : China's short-term money rates jumped to four-month highs on Thursday, driven up by tight cash conditions in money markets because of seasonal increase in cash demand.The volume-weighted average of overnight repurchase agreements, or repos,...

 2022-01-13 05:44 

Channel NewsAsia

China's overnight money rate jumps to 4-mth high, policy rate in focus...

SHANGHAI :China's short-term money rates jumped to four-month highs on Thursday, driven up by rising seasonal cash demand, as the market's focus shifts to whether the central bank will trim policy rates to cushion the economic slowdown.The volume-...

 2022-01-13 05:42 

ABS-CBN

NUSP to authorities: Guarantee students' safety in return to face-to-face classes...

A students' group said Thursday it was in favor of the gradual resumption of in-person classes in higher education but schools should be able to guarantee their learners' safety....

 2022-01-13 05:41 

Philippine Star

Petro Gazz boosts lineup with Philips, Maizo-Pontillas, Pineda...
 2022-01-13 05:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Low-income residents face higher risk of deadly fires like Bronx apartment blaze...
 2022-01-13 05:40 

ABS-CBN

Fil-Am kicks off campaign to become Pennsylvania's Lieutenant Governor...

Republicans, Democrats, and Independents came together to support Jeff Coleman, as the Fil-Am kicks off his campaign to become Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania....

 2022-01-13 05:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong activist on bail rearrested for remarks 'endangering national security'...

HONG KONG: A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was rearrested on suspicion of making remarks endangering national security after being released on bail last year in a case in which he faces charges of...

 2022-01-13 05:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Construction of Serangoon North, Tavistock MRT stations to begin in second quarter of 2022...

SINGAPORE: Construction works for Serangoon North and Tavistock MRT stations on the upcoming Cross Island Line (CRL) are expected to start in the second quarter of this year, said the Land Transport A...

 2022-01-13 05:35 

Manila Bulletin

Manila declares 'health break' starting Jan. 14 21...

The city government of Manila on Thursday, Jan. 13, declared a "health break" due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Mayor Isko Moreno ( MANILA BULLETIN FILE) In a press conference, Manila mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno&#...

 2022-01-13 05:34 

ABS-CBN

Higit 85pct ng target population sa Imus, fully vaccinated na kontra COVID - mayor...

Inanunsyo ni Imus City Mayor Emmanuel Maliksi na nakamit na ng lungsod ang herd immunity sa COVID-19 matapos mabakunahan ang higit 80 porsyento ng target population....

 2022-01-13 05:33 

Philippine Star

Kings thwart LeBron's Lakers to end skid; Nets' Big 3 blow out Bulls...
 2022-01-13 05:33 

ABS-CBN

More courts temporarily closed amid surge in COVID-19 cases...

Among the additional areas covered by the Supreme Court's closure order are Benguet, Kalinga, Camarines Sur, Cebu City, and Davao City....

 2022-01-13 05:33 

Manila Bulletin

Antipolo City courts temporarily closed due to COVID-19 surge...

By Khriscielle Yalao Antipolo City's five Municipal Trial Courts (MTCs) and 24 Regional Trial Courts (RTCs) will be closed from Thursday, Jan. 13 until Monday, Jan. 31, following the memorandum released by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Memo...

 2022-01-13 05:33 

Manila Bulletin

68IB troops end over 5-year stint in Basilan...

ZAMBOANGA CITY The Army's 68th Infantry Battalion (IB) departed Basilan province after more than a five-year stint against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) as the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) reshuffled some of its forces in the country. Lt. Gen. A...

 2022-01-13 05:32 

The Strait Times

Shopee plans more sales events as it ramps up strategy this year...

E-commerce platform Shopee is pulling out all the stops to capture a greater market share.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-13 05:31 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian Palm Oil Board: CPO price to average at RM3,800 a tonne in 2022 on improved production...

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 13 The crude palm oil (CPO) price is expected to average at RM3,800 per tonne in 2022 on improved palm oil production, in line with the performance of other major vegetable oils prices amid the recovery in production and stock,......

 2022-01-13 05:30 

ABS-CBN

PUP to defer face-to-face classes until next school year: CHED...

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines will not hold face-to-face classes this school year due to the threat of COVID-19, the CHED said....

 2022-01-13 05:29 

Philippine Star

Australian Open draw delayed amid Djokovic saga...
 2022-01-13 05:29 

Manila Bulletin

Barrett shines as Knicks halt streaking Mavs...

Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks (left) heads for the net as RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks defends in the second half at Madison Square Garden on January 12, 2022 in New York City. (AFP) Knicks forward RJ Barrett starred again on Wednesday, scoring...

 2022-01-13 05:26 

ABS-CBN

Shortened COVID-19 isolation period not yet for implementation: DOH...

The Department of Health said Thursday its new guidelines on COVID-19 isolation and testing for the public was not yet foor implementation....

 2022-01-13 05:24 

Manila Bulletin

Australia poised to decide on Djokovic deportation...

Novak Djokovic of Serbia takes part in a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 13, 2022. (AFP) Australia was poised Thursday to decide if it will deport Novak Djokovic following a sensational legal battle ...

 2022-01-13 05:21 

Cambodia Daily

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 2022-01-13 05:21 

Bangkok Post

Yingluck faces another corruption charge...

The National Anti-Corruption Commission plans to indict former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and others in the Supreme Court for allegedly wasting a 240-million-baht budget on publicising infrastructure projects in 2013....

 2022-01-13 05:20 

Philippine Star

'Two halves of the same soul': Machine Gun Kelly explains engagement ring design for Megan Fox...
 2022-01-13 05:20 

Bangkok Post

HRW: Boycott Beijing Games...

Beijing is using its upcoming Winter Olympics to "sports wash" and gloss over its "horrible" human rights record, the head of Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned, urging countries to join a diplomatic boycott....

 2022-01-13 05:19 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea to deploy Pfizer COVID-19 pills as Omicron wave looms...

SEOUL: South Korea will begin treating coronavirus patients with Pfizer's antiviral pills on Friday (Jan 14), health officials said, as concern mounts over the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant.At least 21,000 of the pills, called Paxlov...

 2022-01-13 05:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Raub Welfare Dept staff claim trial to CBT involving RM74k...
 2022-01-13 05:16 

Manila Bulletin

Iloilo City-Bacolod City sea travel stops anew...

ILOILO CITY — The threat of COVID-19's Omicron variant has stopped anew sea trips between Iloilo City and Bacolod City. This was following the reinstatement of COVID-19 swab tests by the local government units (LGUs) of Iloilo City and Bacolod C...

 2022-01-13 05:14 

Malay Mail Online

Ahead of Thaipusam, Penang Hindu group calls for ban of T-shirts and prayer items with images of Hindu deities...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 13 The Penang Hindu Association (PHA) is calling on the authorities to ban the sale of T-shirts and prayer items bearing the images of Hindu deities as Thaipusam draws near. PHA president P. Murugiah said some retail outlets in......

 2022-01-13 05:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Krejcikova glides into Sydney semis, Jabeur out injured...

SYDNEY : French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova stormed into the Sydney Tennis Classic semi-finals on Thursday with a 6-0 6-2 victory over France's Carolina Garcia, while an ailing Ons Jabeur was forced to quit her match against Anett Kontaveit. Afte...

 2022-01-13 05:13 

Manila Bulletin

NPA arms cache discovered in Nueva Ecija...

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga Troops of the 84th Infantry Battalion of the Joint Task Force (JTF) Kaugnay and Philippine National Police (PNP) Provincial Office of Nueva Ecija discovered an arms cache of the New People's Army in Barangay Minuli, Carr...

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