South East Asia

» Auto updated continuously

 2022-01-26 23:20 

Jakarta Post

Hun Sen urges Myanmar junta chief to allow aid, envoy visit Cambodian Prime Minister and ASEAN chair Hun Sen, in a video call with military chief Min Aung Hlain....
 2022-01-26 22:51 

The Strait Times

Omicron subvariant appears more contagious, but not more severe, Denmark says...

An initial analysis showed no difference in the risk of hospitalisation for BA.2 subvariant compared to BA.1 sub-lineage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:51 

Jakarta Post

Slovak flying car receives official certification "AirCar certification opens the door for mass production of very efficient flying cars," s....
 2022-01-26 22:50 

The Strait Times

France targets groups, websites with expanded powers under anti-terror law...

PARIS (REUTERS) - The French government said this week it is closing down an activist-run media outlet and a Muslim website deemed at odds with...

 2022-01-26 22:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia, Ukraine agree to keep ceasefire, new talks next month...

PARIS: Moscow and Kyiv on Wednesday (Jan 26) agreed at talks in Paris that all parties should observe a ceasefire in the east of Ukraine after more than eight hours of discussions which were hailed by a French diplomat as sending a...

 2022-01-26 22:46 

Manila Bulletin

OFWs hit by COVID in Europe tackled in 'Oh My Job!'...

OMJ hosts (from left) Bea Binene, Arnell Ignacio, and Tuesday Niu "Oh My Job," now on its new time slot and hosted by Arnell Ignacio, Tuesday Niu and Bea Binene, will feature the latest on labor and employment this Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a....

 2022-01-26 22:45 

Bangkok Post

Prince Andrew seeking jury trial in sex assault case in New York...

NEW YORK: Britain's Prince Andrew is seeking a jury trial to clear his name in the sexual assault civil complaint he is fighting in New York, his lawyers announced Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 22:43 

The Strait Times

Moderna starts study of Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine booster...

The study will test an Omicron-specific booster in 600 adults who have received its existing vaccine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:32 

The Strait Times

UK police arrest 2 more over Texas synagogue attack...

In Texas, authorities have arrested the man who allegedly sold the weapon used in the synagogue attack.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Bentley, Ferrari, Lexus: 7 hotly anticipated new car launches in Singapore in 2022...

From the mighty Ferrari to upmarket Lexus and Bentley, the push for electrification is gathering steam, with some stunning results....

 2022-01-26 22:29 

Manila Bulletin

Pope calls for peace in Ukraine...

VATICAN CITY, Holy See — Pope Francis called for peace in Ukraine on Wednesday as he delivered an impassioned plea to avoid war in Europe. Pope Francis (Andreas SOLARO / AFP/ FILE) "Please, never again war" the pope said during his weekly ge...

 2022-01-26 22:29 

Manila Bulletin

Moderna begins trial of Omicron-specific vaccine booster: statement...

WASHINGTON, United States — US biotech company Moderna announced on Wednesday that it has begun clinical trials of a booster dose of vaccine designed specifically to combat the Omicron variant of Covid-19. The trials will involve a total of 600 adul...

 2022-01-26 22:28 

ABS-CBN

2 lalaking umano'y most wanted sa kasong rape arestado sa Pandacan...

Ikinagulat ng isa sa mga inaresto ang paghahain sa kanya ng warrant of arrest, lalo't 2019 pa nangyari ang inirereklamong panghahalay....

 2022-01-26 22:25 

Jakarta Post

Russia holds military drills before four-way Ukraine talks in Paris The Kremlin's point man on Ukraine was due to meet officials from France, Germany and Ukraine fo....
 2022-01-26 22:19 

The Strait Times

Democrats to use Republican playbook for fast action on US Supreme Court pick...

Stephen Breyer, 83, will retire when the Supreme Court's current term wraps up in June.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:19 

The Strait Times

Astronomers predict SpaceX rocket junk will hit the Moon...

A rocket booster has been floating in what mathematicians call a chaotic orbit since 2015.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:14 

Manila Bulletin

MOVIEGOER: Mango season stirs compassion...

Wendell Ramos (Facebook) Had it not been for the 80-year-old man accused of stealing 10 pieces of mango from a farm in Asingan, Pangasinan, we wouldn't have known that the season of our all-time favorite fruit has arrived. But, more than that deliciou...

 2022-01-26 22:11 

The Strait Times

Israeli president to visit Turkey in February: Erdogan...
 2022-01-26 22:10 

Manila Bulletin

Prague COVID ward staff do away with protective suits...

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Doctors treating Covid patients at a Prague hospital have shed their once mandatory protective suits, claiming that bacteria clinging to their sleeves actually increased mortality. A nurse treats a patient infected with the ...

 2022-01-26 22:10 

Manila Bulletin

Israel rolls out fourth vaccine dose to vulnerable over-18s...

JERUSALEM Israel announced Wednesday that it would start making fourth Covid-19 vaccine shots available to all vulnerable people aged over 18, continuing its drive to beat successive virus waves with top-up jabs. Israel was among the first countries to la...

 2022-01-26 22:10 

Manila Bulletin

Two-thirds of Omicron cases in England reinfections: study...

LONDON, United Kingdom— Nearly two-thirds of people in England who tested positive for Covid-19 in January previously had the virus or suspected they had it, a large long-running infection survey revealed Wednesday. The finding, in the latest report...

 2022-01-26 22:10 

Manila Bulletin

With bad knee, Pope prevented from pressing the flesh...

VATICAN CTY, Holy See Pope Francis complained Wednesday of a knee problem that prevented him from personally greeting the faithful following his weekly general audience. Pope Francis (Tiziana FABI / AFP/ FILE) "I won't be able to come among you to...

 2022-01-26 22:10 

Manila Bulletin

UN chief calls on Taliban to uphold women's rights...

UNITED NATIONS, United States The Taliban must uphold the fundamental human rights of women and children, the United Nations chief said Wednesday, urging the international community to release frozen Afghan aid to prevent families from selling their babie...

 2022-01-26 22:09 

The Strait Times

UN fires technology envoy after harassment inquiry concludes...

This comes a year after he was put on paid leave during an internal investigation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why the US has delayed rolling out 5G around airports...

The move to delay rolling out 5G masts near US airports is a good option while the relevant authorities determine the safest way forward, says a telecommunications expert....

 2022-01-26 22:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Traditional brokers say lower trading fees 'not end game' as competition heats up...

SINGAPORE: Incumbents in the brokerage industry are looking to spruce up their digital offerings and speed up other processes such as account opening, as a flurry of online trading platforms fires up competition.Some have also adjusted their fees in respo...

 2022-01-26 22:03 

The Strait Times

UN chief tells Security Council: Afghanistan 'hanging by thread'...

UN chief calls for countries to authorise all transactions needed to carry out humanitarian activities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:03 

Channel NewsAsia

LG Energy Solution debuts after $13 trillion frenzy in S Korea's biggest IPO...

SEOUL: Shares of battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd (LGES) debut on Thursday after South Korea's biggest-ever initial public offering (IPO) attracted bids worth US$13 trillion, underscoring upbeat prospects for the electric vehicle industry.LGES pri...

 2022-01-26 22:03 

The Strait Times

Researchers achieve milestone on path towards nuclear fusion energy...

Fusion offers the prospect of abundant energy without pollution, radioactive waste or greenhouse gases.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2022-01-26 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Banking scams and phishing attacks new measures should apply to other business sectors...

The OCBC scams should spur sustained efforts in public education and fresh investments in cybersecurity across organisations, says Pinsent Mason's Bryan Tan....

 2022-01-26 21:57 

Malay Mail Online

Comedian Pian Cecupak dies at 52...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — Comedian Pian Cecupak, whose real name is Mohd Rafik Abdul Raman, died at 11pm yesterday at his mother's Sentul Murni flats in Taman Datuk Senu, Sentul here. He was 52. This was confirmed by his sister Hasnah when......

 2022-01-26 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Scientists hit a milestone toward nuclear fusion energy...
 2022-01-26 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Neil Young's music to go off Spotify - WSJ...

Neil Young's music is being taken off Spotify after the singer-songwriter called out a podcast hosted by Joe Rogan on the streaming service for spreading false information about vaccines, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Young on Tuesday...

 2022-01-26 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Spotify removing Neil Young's music after his Joe Rogan ultimatum...

Neil Young's music is being removed from Spotify's streaming service after the singer-songwriter objected to his songs playing on the same platform that offers Joe Rogan's podcast, the company and the musician said on Wednesday. Earlier this w...

 2022-01-26 21:52 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Omicron wave has started in Malaysia, says Khairy...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 — The Omicron wave has begun in Malaysia and the number of Covid-19 cases in the country is expected to rise, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the situation, however, will be under......

 2022-01-26 21:50 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM IMF lowers GDP growth forecast for Indonesia for 2022, 2023 The International Monetary Fund has revised down its economic growth forecast for Indonesia to ....
 2022-01-26 21:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Matches moved at Cup of Nations over poor pitch...

(Removes 'hold' in headline, no change to text)YAOUNDE : Poor pitch conditions at the Africa Cup of Nations have seen an unprecedented switch of venues for quarter-final and semi-finals matches, the Confederation of African Football said on Wednes...

 2022-01-26 21:46 

Malay Mail Online

Minister: Agrofood sector suffered losses of over RM90m due to floods...

SHAH ALAM, Jan 27 — The agriculture, fisheries and livestock sectors have been recorded losses of more than RM90.6 million so far involving 7,578 agrofood industry entrepreneurs nationwide following the floods that hit the......

 2022-01-26 21:46 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Verify Landbank claim, depositors urge BSP...

MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation said the Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) can verify in its computer system whether the teachers who lost money in their payroll accounts were indeed victimized in a phishing scam eve...

 2022-01-26 21:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Korda feels no added pressure sitting atop world rankings...

Nelly Korda, who has been world number one longer than any other American, said on Wednesday she does not feel added pressure sitting top of the rankings.Korda, who enters this week's Gainbridge LPGA in Boca Raton, Florida, as the defending champion, ...

 2022-01-26 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

3 more Omicron deathsDOH...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) reported three more deaths due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the coronavirus as it recorded 15,789 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The deaths raised to five the number of people ...

 2022-01-26 21:42 

Malay Mail Online

Workers in Peru race to reopen Machu Picchu after floods...

LIMA, Jan 27 — Teams of workers raced Wednesday to clear mud and debris from the only transport access to the jewel of Peru's tourism sector, Machu Picchu, following torrential rain in the Andes. Heavy downfalls on Friday caused the Alcamayo......

 2022-01-26 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOJ: Impatience to get money did hackers in...

MANILA, Philippines — Impatience proved to be the undoing of the group that hacked the bank accounts of more than 700 depositors of BDO Unibank in December last year, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ on Wednesday said the Nation...

 2022-01-26 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOH eyes price cap for COVID self-test kits...

MANILA, Philippines — Following the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of two self-administered COVID-19 antigen test kits, the Department of Health (DOH) said it was eyeing to release this week guidelines for the use of the kits but ...

 2022-01-26 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Teachers urge gov't to pay 77 days of overtime...

MANILA, Philippines — The country's largest organization of teachers on Wednesday urged the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to compensate their members for 77 days' worth of overtime rendered ...

 2022-01-26 21:39 

Malay Mail Online

Everton target Pereira defends record amid fan unrest...

LONDON, Jan 27 — Everton managerial candidate Vitor Pereira has defended his record amid fan protests at the prospect of the Portuguese taking charge of the club's battle to remain in the Premier League. Former England internationals Wayne......

 2022-01-26 21:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

House panel backpedals after pushing raps vs DOH, FDA chiefs...

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives' committee on good government and public accountability has recommended that charges be brought against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Directo...

 2022-01-26 21:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Teachers, health workers, HR execs 'paid higher' in '21...

MANILA, Philippines — Believe it or not, the constantly underpaid teachers and health-care workers, along with human resources (HR) managers, commanded higher salaries in 2021, while accountants, sales and some IT workers had to endure pay cuts. Lea...

 2022-01-26 21:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Marcos to bar ICC prosecutors if elected...

MANILA, Philippines — If he wins in May, leading presidential aspirant Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will not allow the prosecutors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to come to the Philippines and investigate accusations of crimes against humanity ag...

 2022-01-26 21:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

NTC: Grant of frequencies to Villar firm aboveboard...

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Wednesday defended its decision to give the TV broadcast frequencies previously held by ABS-CBN Corp. to a company of billionaire and former Sen. Manuel Villar Jr. amid questi...

  • Need an account?  
    or