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 2021-04-20 02:15 

Manila Bulletin

Former US Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93...

Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died Monday, US media reported. He was 93 years old. (FILES) In this file photo former U.S. Vice President Walter Monda...

 2021-04-20 02:14 

Manila Bulletin

4.6-magnitude quake strikes off Maguindanao...

An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 shook Maguindanao on Tuesday morning, April 20, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. (Phivolcs) The quake, which struck at 7:49 a.m., originated at 29 kilometers (km) southw...

 2021-04-20 02:13 

Manila Bulletin

PNP denies harassing, red-tagging community pantry organizers...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) denied on Tuesday, April 20, that its personnel have been directed to conduct profiling on organizers of community pantries amid allegations of red-tagging that even forced the Maginhawa Community Pantry in Quezon City...

 2021-04-20 02:11 

Malay Mail Online

Police to strengthen Malaysia-Thailand border control with CCTV, drone use...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will strengthen control at the country's border with the use of technology, such as drones and installation of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras along the Malaysia-Thai......

 2021-04-20 02:11 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to deploy navy ships to West PH Sea if China drills for oil: 'I don't want a quarrel but that's how it is'...

If China starts drilling for oil resources in the West Philippine Sea, President Duterte has vowed to send warships to lay claim to the resources in the disputed part of the waterway. West Philippine Sea (PNA file photo) According to the President, the co...

 2021-04-20 02:11 

The Strait Times

SMRT to change entire taxi fleet to electric vehicles in five years...

The first batch of 300 electric taxis will arrive in Singapore from July.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-20 02:10 

The Strait Times

Global affairs can't be decided by few, governance to be more fair, says China's Xi Jinping at Boao Forum...

Mr Xi said there is no place for unilateralism or hegemony.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-20 02:10 

The Strait Times

Football: Uefa weighs 6 billion Centricus deal to stop breakaway Super League...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Uefa is in discussions with Centricus Asset Management over a 6 billion (S$9.6 billion) financing package to overhaul its flagship football tournament and stop plans for a new breakaway Super League, according to people familiar with ...

 2021-04-20 02:10 

Philippine Star

Maginhawa community pantry pansamantalang isinara dahil sa red-tagging incident...

Pansamantalang hindi makapagbibigay ng libreng pagkain ang mga volunteers ng isang community pantry sa Lungsod ng Quezon sa gitna ng modified enhanced community quarantine matapos iugnay ng ilang ahensya ng gobyerno ang efforts sa Communist Party of the P...

 2021-04-20 02:08 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit opens higher against US dollar...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar for the second consecutive day today on stable oil prices. At 9am, the local unit stood at 4.1180/1230, marginally higher against 4.1220/1250 at yesterday's close. Axi chief......

 2021-04-20 02:08 

Manila Bulletin

Canada to hasten residency applications of 'in-country' Filipino caregivers delayed by pandemic...

Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines Peter MacArthur on Tuesday alerted eligible Filipino caregivers on the launching of Canada's ambitious plan to accelerate caregiver application processing and reunite them with their immediate family members. ...

 2021-04-20 02:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Swiss blow up huge snowman in mountains for first time...
 2021-04-20 02:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Exxon floats US$100 billion carbon storage project requiring public, private financing...

HOUSTON, Texas: ExxonMobil on Monday (Apr 20) floated a proposal for a public-private carbon storage project that would collect planet-warming ......

 2021-04-20 02:03 

Manila Bulletin

This community pantry on Matatag St. is offering free counseling, HIV testing...

A community pantry on Matatag St. in Quezon City has a more holistic approach in addressing people's needs, offering not just food but also condoms, free HIV testing, and counseling to survivors of domestic violence. (Kjerrimyr Andres / MANILA BULLETI...

 2021-04-20 02:03 

Cebu Daily News

Several roads blocked, 1 injured as Typhoon Bising sideswipes Catanduanes...

LEGAZPI CITY Heavy rains spawned by Typhoon Bising (international name: Surigae) since early weekend rendered several roads impassable and left a 25-year-old man injured in Catanduanes province. Roberto Monterola, chief of the Emergency Operations Center ...

 2021-04-20 02:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Cuba gets new leader as last Castro officially retires...
 2021-04-20 02:00 

The Strait Times

Football: Broadcasters up in arms over Super League; Facebook, Amazon deny they're in talks...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Facebook said on Monday (April 19) that it is not in discussions with a coalition of European football teams called the Super League to acquire broadcasting rights to the proposed competition, while a source familiar with the matter s...

 2021-04-20 02:00 

Tech in Asia

These are the most active investors in India's startups...

Which investors are writing the most cheques to India-based startups?...

 2021-04-20 02:00 

Manila Bulletin

Tarlac farmer and Rizal fisherfolk share their products with Quezon City community pantries...

Aside from battling the existing health crisis, millions of Filipinos continue to suffer from hunger and food insecurity caused by increasing food prices and unemployment rates. Despite all the hardships brought about by the pandemic, Filipinos do not for...

 2021-04-20 02:00 

Manila Standard

WHO says against proof of vaccination for travel...

The World Health Organization's emergency committee said Monday it was against international travellers being required to have proof of vaccination, partly on grounds such a measure would deepen inequities....

 2021-04-20 01:59 

Malay Mail Online

Nasa's Mars helicopter succeeds in historic first flight...

NEW YORK, April 20 — Nasa successfully flew its tiny helicopter Ingenuity on Mars early yesterday, the first powered flight on another planet and a feat a top engineer called "our Wright brothers' moment." At 3.34am Eastern Time (0734 GM...

 2021-04-20 01:58 

Malay Mail Online

Corruption in Malaysia 'not yet a pandemic'? Really?...

APRIL 20 — Recently, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner Azam Baki declared that corruption in Malaysia is worrying but "not yet a pandemic." When I read this, I was reminded of a joke by Slovenian......

 2021-04-20 01:58 

Manila Bulletin

Ate Gay thankful for second life...

Ate Gay Comedian Ate Gay is grateful that he was able to survive his recent health battle. Recall that a few weeks ago when Ate Gay was hospitalized for pneumonia. "Isa ito sa tiniis ko.. na nalampasan ko....tiniis kong kumain para mabuhay salamat sa ...

 2021-04-20 01:58 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Belmonte to QCPD: Explain profiling of community pantry organizer...

MANILA, Philippines — Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has reached out to the city's police force to verify the alleged police profiling of the organizer of Maginhawa community pantry. Belmonte disclosed this on Tuesday after Ana Patricia Non, the...

 2021-04-20 01:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Accidental firearm discharge injures goatherd...
 2021-04-20 01:53 

Channel NewsAsia

SMRT plans to change entire taxi fleet to electric vehicles within 5 years...

SINGAPORE: Transport operator SMRT is targeting to change its entire taxi fleet to electric vehicles within five years, with the first batch of ......

 2021-04-20 01:52 

Philippine Star

Just like carmakers, importers reverse to sales loss in March...

A total of 5,193 imported cars were sold in March, down 4% on a month-on-month basis....

 2021-04-20 01:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Gerakan to govt: Let top cops Hamid, Ayob Khan finish what they started...
 2021-04-20 01:47 

The Strait Times

Football: Liverpool boss Klopp hits back at Gary Neville over 'You'll Never Walk Alone' jibe...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has defended his club owners, calling them...

 2021-04-20 01:45 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte 'downhearted' by talks of military withdrawing support for him...

President Duterte on Monday, April 19, said there was no point of working together with the military if some officers planned to withdraw support to him. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with the Inter-Agency Task ...

 2021-04-20 01:45 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 field hospital, itatayo sa Luneta...

MAYNILA - Sinimulan na ang pagpapatayo ng isang ospital sa Luneta, Maynila at ito ay tatawaging Manila COVID-19 Field Hospital....

 2021-04-20 01:45 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia opens higher but retreats thereafter...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 Bursa Malaysia fell back into the red today after a slightly higher opening amid market concerns over daily Covid-19 confirmed cases staying above the 2,000 level for the fifth consecutive day. At 9.05pm, the FTSE Bursa......

 2021-04-20 01:45 

Bangkok Post

Swiss blow up huge snowman...

ANDERMATT, Switzerland: A giant snowman brandishing a pitchfork exploded in a blaze of fireworks atop a pyre on a snowy mountain pass named Devil's Bridge on Monday, the first time the spring festival ceremony has been held outside the Swiss city of Z...

 2021-04-20 01:45 

Bangkok Post

Russia block of Black Sea would be 'escalation' - US...

WASHINGTON: The US State Department on Monday branded as an "unprovoked escalation" reported Russian plans to block parts of the Black Sea, which could ultimately impact access to Ukrainian ports....

 2021-04-20 01:40 

Malay Mail Online

Johnson & Johnson, other drugmakers go to trial in California in US$50b case over 'deadly legacy' of opioids...

WASHINGTON, April 20 — Four drugmakers helped cause the deadly US opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing their drugs and downplaying their addictive risks, a lawyer for several California counties argued on Monday at the start of a......

 2021-04-20 01:40 

The Strait Times

Football: New Super League designed to save football, says Real president...

MADRID (REUTERS, AFP) - A controversial decision to form a breakaway European Super League was taken...

 2021-04-20 01:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Citi to hire up to 1,500 people in Singapore to boost consumer wealth management businesses...

SINGAPORE: Citi plans to hire up to 1,500 more employees in Singapore, as it looks to ramp up its consumer wealth management businesses amid a ......

 2021-04-20 01:32 

Manila Bulletin

6 women caught taking all goods from community pantry in Pasig...

A group of women was caught on video taking all the goods from a community pantry in Barangay Kapitolyo, Pasig City. (Carla Quiogue / MANILA BULLETIN) The closed-circuit television (CTTV) footage of the six women taking all of the pantry's goods was u...

 2021-04-20 01:31 

Manila Bulletin

Bienvenidos! People who are fully vaccinated welcome to enter Zamboanga City...

ZAMBOANGA CITY (PNA) The city government will no longer require a negative result of reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test to persons fully vaccinated upon entering this city. The Zamboanga City Health Office. (PNA file photo) Dr. ...

 2021-04-20 01:30 

Cebu Daily News

Family sets up 'Kusina sa Katawhan' in Cordova...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Community pantries are also sprouting up in Cebu with a family in Cordova town being one of the first in the island to set up one, which is about a week after the first community pantry was set up in Maginhawa Street, T...

 2021-04-20 01:30 

Manila Standard

Washington, Moscow discuss possible Biden-Putin summit...

Advisors to US President Joe Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin discussed on Monday the possibility of a summit between the two amid strained bilateral relations, the White House said....

 2021-04-20 01:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ignore at your peril...
 2021-04-20 01:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Robinsons Malls offer safe and accessible COVID-19 vaccination sites to the public...

Robinsons Malls now offer safe and accessible COVID-19 vaccination sites to the public as part of its support with the LGU's COVID-19 prevention and vaccination efforts. More Robinsons Malls branches will open up as vaccination sites as it remains ded...

 2021-04-20 01:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Facebook unveils big audio push, adding podcasts...
 2021-04-20 01:27 

The Strait Times

Former US vice-president Walter Mondale dies at 93...

Widely known as...

 2021-04-20 01:25 

Malay Mail Online

US vows to lead on climate, press world to reduce coal use...

WASHINGTON, April 20 —The United States will press all nations to reduce reliance on coal, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said yesterday , in an implicit challenge to China as he vowed greater US leadership. Blinken kicked off a week of intense.....

 2021-04-20 01:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Magnitude 6 earthquake strikes Nias region in western Indonesia: EMSC...

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck in the Nias region in western Indonesia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on ......

 2021-04-20 01:22 

Philippine Star

Signal No. 2 still up in 3 Bicol areas as 'Bising' further weakens...

As of 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Bising was located 505 km east of Infanta, Quezon with maximum winds of 175 kph and gusts of up to 215 kph....

 2021-04-20 01:22 

Philippine Star

LIVE updates: Typhoon Bising...

Follow this page for updates on tropical cyclone Bising....

 2021-04-20 01:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NYC's developers plow ahead with ambitious plans to reshape city...

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