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 2020-09-19 08:57 

Manila Bulletin

Neymar to lead Brazil in World Cup qualifying...

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar looks on during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marseille (OM) at the Parc de Princes stadium in Paris on September 13, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) Brazil coach T...

 2020-09-19 08:57 

Manila Bulletin

Health guidelines ignored as hundreds gather at Manila Bay despite quarantine...

Despite quarantine measures that discourage doing non-essential things outside the home, hundreds of people still gathered at Manila Bay to see, touch and walk on the controversial "white sand" as it opened briefly to the public Saturday on the oc...

 2020-09-19 08:55 

Manila Bulletin

PBA players, coaches from Bulacan, Pampanga have high hopes for SMC airport...

While the holding of big sports events may not yet be in the offing, several Philippine Basketball Association players and coaches, specifically from Bulacan and Pampanga, expressed high hopes Saturday that San Miguel Corporation's P734-billion new Ma...

 2020-09-19 08:53 

Manila Bulletin

PH now has 283,460 COVID-19 cases as 3,962 new infections recorded...

The Philippines has tallied 283,460 COVID-19 cases after 3,962 new infections were recorded by the Department of Health Saturday. Of the 283,460 cases, 68,645 are active cases or those who are currently ill. Metro Manila has the most number of cases with ...

 2020-09-19 08:50 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam strives towards building digital government...

On the basis of results achieved in the process of building an e-Government, Vit Nam is preparing to move to a digital Government according to the policy set out in Resolution 52- NQ/TW of the Politburo....

 2020-09-19 08:41 

Manila Bulletin

Italian Open: Top seeds Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova into last eight in Rome...

Romania's Simona Halep plays a backhand to Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska during their round 3 match on day five of the Women's Italian Open at Foro Italico on September 18, 2020 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Angelo Carconi / POOL / AFP) Simona Halep...

 2020-09-19 08:37 

Vietnam News

Better policies needed for independent power producer: experts...

As private investment can play a significant role in increasing local power supply, experts have worked to find better mechanisms and policies to solve problems that have discouraged investment in the sector....

 2020-09-19 08:30 

Manila Bulletin

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal sweeps into Rome quarterfinals...

Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a forehand to Serbia's Dusan Lajovic during their round 3 match on day five of the Men's Italian Open at Foro Italico on September 18, 2020 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Clive Brunskill / POOL / AFP) Rafael Nadal swept a...

 2020-09-19 08:28 

Manila Bulletin

Two employers convicted, arrested for violating Social Security Law...

Social Security System (SSS) warned delinquent employers that non-compliance of the Social Security Law has corresponding penalties and legal repercussions for depriving private-sector workers of their social security benefits. According to the pension fu...

 2020-09-19 08:22 

Manila Bulletin

JTF COVID Shield sees Tagaytay as blueprint for other LGUs planning to reopen for tourism...

The Joint Task Force COVID Shield sees the reopening of Tagaytay City to tourists as a possible blueprint for other local government units (LGUs) that plan to open their borders for tourism as part of the effort to reboot the local economy amid the advers...

 2020-09-19 08:20 

Channel NewsAsia

TikTok files complaint against Trump administration to try to block US ban...

Popular video-sharing app TikTok has asked a U.S. judge to block the Trump administration from enforcing a ban on the Chinese social media ......

 2020-09-19 08:17 

Manila Bulletin

Paraaque city opens bike, motorcycle lane...

The Paranaque City government formally opened dedicated lanes for bicycles and motorcycles along the stretch of Dr. A. Santos Avenue. Mayor Edwin Olivarez joined a group of bikers Saturday (Sept. 19) to formally open the bicycle lane. After City Ordinance...

 2020-09-19 08:14 

Philippine Star

'Meet our Moses': Precious Lara Quigaman, Marco Alcaraz welcome 3rd son...
 2020-09-19 08:13 

ABS-CBN

Philippines' coronavirus cases soar to 283,460 with 3,962 new infections...

The Philippines on Saturday reported 3,962 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, raising the nationwide caseload to 283,460....

 2020-09-19 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

In California, Wi-fi minivans help disadvantaged students...

A minivan with a Wi-fi router attached to the dashboard and a satellite antenna on the roof is helping 200 disadvantaged students in Santa Ana, close to Los Angeles, cope with the rigors of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Roman Reyna (L...

 2020-09-19 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

Samsung Unfolds the Future with these Exclusives...

Just recently, Samsung unfolded the future with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2. Although the world got its first glimpse of the device last August during Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event, it was only this month we got to see it up close....

 2020-09-19 08:07 

Manila Bulletin

Pandemic deepens struggle of Mexico's indigenous villages...

In the poverty-stricken mountains of southern Mexico, children can only dream of internet or television that would allow them to join millions of others following distance learning during the pandemic. A boy member of the Santiago family, is homeschooled ...

 2020-09-19 08:05 

The Strait Times

Two dead as rare storm hits central Greece...

ATHENS (REUTERS) - Two people died as a rare storm, known as a Medicane or Mediterranean hurricane, pounded central Greece on Saturday (Sept 19), flooding streets and homes, the authorities said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-19 08:03 

ABS-CBN

Retiring OFWs who gained expertise abroad urged to become TESDA trainers...

MANILA - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) on Saturday urged overseas Filipino workers who are about to retire or those who plan to stay in the Philippines for good to come on board as trainers on technical-vocational course...

 2020-09-19 08:01 

Malay Mail Online

Ministry issued 370 notifications to counter Covid-19 fake news, says minister...

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 19 — The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has issued 370 notifications on fake news related to the Covid-19 pandemic so far, said its minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah. He said the fake news included items on the......

 2020-09-19 08:01 

Philippine Star

Meet the full-blooded Filipina booter in England's top football tournament...
 2020-09-19 08:00 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Nabire hospital treatment offered to PT NUH helicopter's three crew - ANTARA News...

Three crew members of a helicopter of PT National Utility Helicopters (NUH) that made an emergency landing in a Papuan hinterland on Sept 17 were evacuated ......

 2020-09-19 08:00 

Vietnam News

Work starts on industrial cluster, automobile factory in H Nam...

Construction on the Chu Giang Industrial Cluster, worth VN475 billion (US$21 million), kicked off on Friday in the northern province of H Nam....

 2020-09-19 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

Iloilo City mayor pushes for quarantine, swab testing for repatriated OFWs...

ILOILO CITY —Despite the national government's new policy, Mayor Jerry Treas of this city wants repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to undergo mandatory 14-day quarantine and swab testing to make sure that they are not afflicted with th...

 2020-09-19 07:50 

Manila Bulletin

Pagdanganan, Ardina 4 behind leaders in Oregon, but Saso flounders in Japan...

Bianca Pagdanganan of the Phillipines (Gregory Shamus / Getty Images / AFP) Rookie Bianca Pagdanganan and Dottie Ardina fired identical two-under 70 and trailed Aussie Hannah Green and American Cydney Clanton by four at the start of the Cambia Portland Cl...

 2020-09-19 07:50 

Manila Standard

Thai protesters kick off weekend of rallies...

Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Bangkok Saturday as a rally expected to draw tens of thousands of people kicked off calling for PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha to step down and demanding reforms to the monarchy....

 2020-09-19 07:49 

Manila Bulletin

National Family Week on Sept. 21-27; DSWD urges focus on strengthening solidarity of Pinoy family...

The Filipino family takes centerstage from Sept. 21 to 27 with the celebration of the 28th National Family Week on Sept. 21-27. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), which chairs the National Committee on the Filipino Family (NCFF), app...

 2020-09-19 07:48 

Manila Bulletin

In memoriam Jose M. Pujalte, MD...

IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST Dr. Jose Pujalte, Jr. My father, endearingly called "Pujie," by friends and colleagues died in the early morning of the 12th of April, 2019. He was 90. His instructions to me were clear: There should be no vigil, no funeral. Th...

 2020-09-19 07:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

India sees 90,000 new Covid-19 cases for 4th straight day...
 2020-09-19 07:47 

Malay Mail Online

Solskjaer: Man United working hard in the transfer market...

MANCHESTER, Sept 19 Manchester United's transfer window has not gone according to plan, but the Premier League club is working hard to bring in new players, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said. United has made just one signing in the close......

 2020-09-19 07:45 

Manila Bulletin

Bridging the digital skills divide...

BETTER DAYS Senator Sonny Angara Our understanding of the digital world defines how we access it. The less we understand how it works and what's possible within it, the fewer the chances there are to reap its benefits in full. Fast Internet connection...

 2020-09-19 07:42 

Vietnam News

Ministers, local leaders urged to enhance public investment disbursement...

Ministers and leaders of people's committees of cities and provinces nationwide are required to remove difficulties and promote the disbursement of public investment as well as production, business and consumption....

 2020-09-19 07:42 

Malay Mail Online

Thai protesters rally for big anti-government demonstration...

BANGKOK, Sept 19 — Protesters rallied in Bangkok today for what organisers hope will be the biggest demonstration in years to demand the removal of former junta leader and now military-backed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a new constitution......

 2020-09-19 07:41 

Malay Mail Online

Cops nab Nepali man over suspected murder of fellow countryman in KL...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Police have arrested a Nepali security guard for the suspected murder of his fellow countryman in a fight at a condominium in Jalan Gurney 2 here, last Thursday. Wangsa Maju district police chief Supt Rajab Ahad Ismail said......

 2020-09-19 07:41 

Manila Bulletin

Slowly, but un-surely: Our new abnormal (XIV)...

HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRIPE-VINE Philip Cu Unjieng My three sons are all in their 20s; and the middle boy left for San Francisco early February to start a year-long internship at a Bay Area hotel as part of completing his H&R Hospitality degree requirement...

 2020-09-19 07:41 

Malay Mail Online

India parliament session may be cut short as Covid-19 cases among lawmakers rise, say sources...

NEW DELHI, Sept 19 — India's parliament session that began this week is likely to be cut short after 30 lawmakers were found infected with the coronavirus, two senior parliament officials said, as the number of cases in the country rose to 5.3.....

 2020-09-19 07:40 

Manila Bulletin

Solar lights brighten up Pasig's Parian Creek...

The once dark stretch of Parian Creek in Pasig City has been brightened up by solar-powered street lights installed by the local government. Mayor Vico Sotto on Friday shared on his social media pages the before-and-after photos of the tree-lined walkway ...

 2020-09-19 07:38 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor Disaster Management Unit: High tide phenomenon in the state under control...

SHAH ALAM, Sept 19 The high tide phenomenon which hit coastal areas of Selangor today is reported to be under control with no overflowing of seawater. Selangor Disaster Management Unit (SDMU) head Ahmad Fairuz Mohd Yusof when contacted said,......

 2020-09-19 07:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah polls: PCS slams Shafie Apdal for failing to see risk of Covid-19...
 2020-09-19 07:32 

Malay Mail Online

Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again fly near island...

TAIPEI, Sept 19 — Taiwan's air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day today as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, with the island's government urging Beijing to....

 2020-09-19 07:32 

Manila Bulletin

Price freeze, loan payment moratorium remain under extended state of calamity...

Malacaang told the public that the distribution of calamity funds, implementation of price freeze on basic commodities, and the moratorium on the payment of loans in financial institutions remain as President Duterte extended the declaration of a state of...

 2020-09-19 07:31 

Channel NewsAsia

15 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 in community and 5 imported...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 15 new COVID-19 infections as of noon on Saturday (Sep 19), including one in the community and five imported cases. ......

 2020-09-19 07:31 

Malay Mail Online

TMJ apppointed to lead youth activities in Johor...

JOHOR BARU, Sept 19 The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has consented to appoint his son, the Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail as the leader of all youth activities in the state. Johor Royal Court Council president Datuk Dr......

 2020-09-19 07:30 

The Strait Times

15 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 in the community and 5 imported...

SINGAPORE - There were 15 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of Saturday noon (Sept 19), taking Singapore's total to 57,558.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-19 07:29 

The Strait Times

Robots for cleaning floors, disinfecting lift panels among technologies being tested at Tampines market and food centre...

SINGAPORE - Cleaning floors, monitoring pests and other laborious tasks in maintaining facilities such as food centres could soon be done by robots.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-19 07:28 

Bangkok Post

Pro-democracy crowds rally in the rain...

Thousands of protesters have gathered in the rain at the Tha Prachan campus of Thammasat University in Bangkok for what they say will be a two-day protest to press for a new constitution and an end to military-dominated government....

 2020-09-19 07:27 

Vietnam News

Shares advance as confidence rises on quarterly earnings prospects...

Banks, securities firms, technology companies and consumer businesses stood out among best-performing sectors on Friday....

 2020-09-19 07:26 

Manila Bulletin

'Bayanihan' among cooperatives urged by Sen. Go...

Sen. Christopher "Bong" Go has urged continued cooperation and ''bayanihan'' among cooperatives in the country as he recognized their role in development and nation-building. Sen. Bong Go(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN...

 2020-09-19 07:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

From 'Sally' to Luis: Puregold targets old and future shoppers in 'new retail' bid...

Puregold Channel interface With loyal customers unable to physically visit their favorite Puregold branches as often as before and stay there for as long as they want, the supermarket giant is stepping up its game in the digital world to stay in touch wit...

 2020-09-19 07:23 

Malay Mail Online

Police nab 93 for RMCO violations, majority for not wearing face masks, standing too close...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Not wearing face masks and not keeping a physical distance of one metre under were the top offences Covid-19 recovery movement control order (RMCO) that got 93 people arrested by the police yesterday. Senior Minister Datuk......

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