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 2020-10-29 13:30 

Jakarta Post

Tickets for BTS movie ‘Break the Silence’ to go on sale Thursday...

Tickets for Break the Silence: The Movie are available on CGV website, CGVs app and via its online ticketing partners, namely TIX ID, BookMyShow and Go-Tix....

 2020-10-29 13:17 

Jakarta Post

Indonesian space agency to kick off search for ‘extraterrestrial life’ next year...

A groundbreaking new project to search for exoplanets planets orbiting distant stars will begin for the first time in Indonesia following the construction of the National Observatory on Mount Timau in East Nusa Tenggara....

 2020-10-29 13:15 

Jakarta Post

Increasing amounts of medical waste found in Cisadane River...

Increasing amounts of medical waste are found in the Cisadane River as concern grows around the world about face masks and other plastic-containing equipment that will stay around for decades or centuries....

 2020-10-29 13:10 

Jakarta Post

Former US Homeland Security official says he wrote anonymous op-ed on Trump...

Miles Taylor, chief of staff in the department until 2019, set tongues wagging in Washington with the editorial that called Trump amoral, petty and ineffective. He disclosed his identity on Wednesday in a statement on Medium, an online publishing platform...

 2020-10-29 13:07 

Jakarta Post

Joni Mitchell still 'struggling' to walk following 2015 brain aneurysm...

Folk legend Joni Mitchell is still struggling to walk as she works to recover after a 2015 brain aneurysm that left her temporarily unable to speak....

 2020-10-29 13:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Wife of missing Filipinos seafarer cries: Have mercy, continue search...

MANILA, Philippines — It has been nearly two months since cattle ship M/V Gulf Livestock-1 capsized off the waters of Japan, but the families of the missing Filipino seafarers who fell victim to the tragedy are still looking for answers. Mary Joy Fo...

 2020-10-29 13:03 

Philippine Star

Batangas placed under state of calamity after Typhoon Quinta...
 2020-10-29 12:47 

Jakarta Post

Govt denies ‘Jurassic Park’ claims amid controversy surrounding Rinca Island project...

I dont know how [the Rinca Island tourism development project] came to be perceived as Jurassic Park, Environment and Forestry Ministry director general for natural resources Wiratno said during an online discussion....

 2020-10-29 12:44 

Jakarta Post

Antigraft movement pins hope on Constitutional Court to repeal KPK Law...

Indonesias antigraft movement appears to have lost ground since the KPK Law revision was passed last year amid nationwide protests that failed to make any ground in restoring the KPKs former might. Now, their only hope may lie within the halls of the Cons...

 2020-10-29 12:42 

Malay Mail Online

Umno supreme council members begin meeting, rumoured to discuss DPM candidate...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 — Members of Umno's supreme council have begun arriving at the party headquarters here for a meeting rumoured to centre around renegotiation conditions with Perikatan Nasional (PN). They were seen arriving from 7.45pm......

 2020-10-29 12:36 

Malay Mail Online

UN: 'Moderate to strong' La Nina this year...

GENEVA, Oct 29 — Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling effect of a "moderate to strong" La Nina weather phenomenon, the UN said today. The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) sa...

 2020-10-29 12:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Agong congratulates Cikgu Sam...
 2020-10-29 12:31 

Malay Mail Online

Be patient, it's only been two months, Putra tells Pejuang over party's registration status...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 — Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra) today said Parti Pejuang Tanah Air (Pejuang) should not be impatient by demanding their party's application be approved by the Registrar of Societies (RoS). Putra secretary-general...

 2020-10-29 12:26 

Malay Mail Online

Miri disaster committee says no need to close premises, businesses linked to Covid-19 cases...

MIRI, Oct 29 — The Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (MDMC) said there is no reason to close down premises and business centres related to recent Covid-19 cases here. It, however, advised the public to be vigilant and practise......

 2020-10-29 12:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Labuan set to accommodate increasing number of Covid-19 patients...
 2020-10-29 12:25 

Jakarta Post

Seven months on, health crisis continues to take a toll on mental health...

Data from the Indonesian Psychiatrists Association (PDSKJI) shows that as of October, 5,661 people across the country have taken mental health screening self-tests on its website. It says that about 68 percent of test-takers faced real psychological conce...

 2020-10-29 12:23 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi wounds French consulate guard in Jeddah knife attack...

JEDDAH, Oct 29 — A Saudi citizen wounded a guard in a knife attack at the French consulate in Jeddah today, officials said, as France faces growing anger over satirical cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. The assault follows another knife attack at......

 2020-10-29 12:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Tougher new rules for tech giants, more power to enforcers - EU's Vestager...

Tech giants will have to do more to weed out illegal and harmful content while online gatekeepers will be bound by a list of dos and don'ts under ......

 2020-10-29 12:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Sony, OmniVision receive US licences to export sensors to Huawei - Nikkei...

Sony Corp and OmniVision Technologies Inc have been granted U.S. licences to resume shipping some image sensors to China's Huawei Technologies, ......

 2020-10-29 12:21 

Channel NewsAsia

EU court sets conditions for EU antitrust regulators to access Facebook documents...

EU antitrust regulators can access some Facebook documents under certain conditions, Europe's second-top court said on Thursday in a case ......

 2020-10-29 12:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Marvell to buy Inphi in US$10 billion chip deal to bolster data center, 5G business...

REUTERS: Chip supplier Marvell Technology Group Ltd on Thursday said it has agreed to buy peer Inphi Corp in a US$10 billion cash-and-stock deal ......

 2020-10-29 12:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Robots get private view of major pop art show...

London's Saatchi gallery is holding a private viewing for robots and humans, allowing people and machines to wander through the wacky world of pop ......

 2020-10-29 12:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Ralph Lauren misses quarterly revenue estimates...

Ralph Lauren Corp missed quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, as fewer customers spent on its high-end apparel and accessories during the ......

 2020-10-29 12:16 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Massive rapid testing conducted in West Java's 54 tourist sites - ANTARA News...

The West Java Tourism and Culture Office commenced massive rapid testing on Thursday to detect travelers symptomatic with the novel coronavirus disease ......

 2020-10-29 12:13 

ABS-CBN

Pagbabalik ng MMDA clearing ops kasado na sa Nobyembre 16...

Naghahanda na ang MMDA sa pagsasagawa muli ng road clearing operations simula Nov. 16....

 2020-10-29 12:13 

Malay Mail Online

Agong expresses congratulations, best wishes to Malaysian finalist for Global Teacher Prize 2020...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 — The success of English teacher Samuel Isaiah selected as one of the 10 finalists of the 2020 Global Teacher Prize, has captured the attention of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin......

 2020-10-29 12:08 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Islamic economics pivotal to advanced Indonesia vision: BI - ANTARA News...

Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI), Sugeng, said Islamic economics and finance will play a significant role in taking the archipelagic nation towards its ......

 2020-10-29 12:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

EU slams 'barbarity and fanaticism' after Nice attack...
 2020-10-29 12:04 

Jakarta Post

The grape escape: Canada baffled by vineyard theft...

Thieves escaped with half a ton of grapes they had stripped directly from the vine at a winery in Canadas Quebec province....

 2020-10-29 12:02 

The Strait Times

Man jailed for 12 weeks over bribes to secure contracts involving government agencies...

In a bid to secure business contracts involving projects with government agencies, a company director paid over $30,000 in bribes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-29 12:02 

The Strait Times

Singapore-HK air travel bubble important test for leisure travel, says Ong Ye Kung...

It will determine if similar arrangements for leisure travel can be made with other governments.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-29 12:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Wales wing wizard JJ Williams dies aged 72...

REUTERS: One of Wales' and the British & Irish Lions greatest ever wingers, JJ Williams, has died at the age of 72, his former club Bridgend ......

 2020-10-29 12:00 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

THAI Smile adjusts flights to avoid lanterns...

THAI Smile Airways has adjusted its flight schedule on the Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai routes during the Loy Krathong Festival, also known as Yi Peng in the north, from October 30 to November 1 to avoid floating lanterns....

 2020-10-29 12:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore values the continued trust British firms give it as business hub, says Chan Chun Sing...

SINGAPORE - Singapore values the continued confidence and trust of British companies in the country as a business hub, said Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing on Thursday (Oct 29).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-29 11:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Recap: Knife attacks in France since 2015...

PARIS: A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a suspected terrorist attack at a church in the French city of ......

 2020-10-29 11:59 

Malay Mail Online

Two-year-old baby is youngest Covid-19 positive case in Sarawak...

KUCHING,Oct 29 — Sarawak recorded its youngest Covid-19 case today after a two-year-old baby from the Green Hill Cluster tested positive for the virus. The cluster is now the biggest of five active clusters in the state with 29 positive cases.......

 2020-10-29 11:57 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesian man dies in George Town shophouse fire...

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 29 — An Indonesian man who rented a room was killed while four other compatriots including two women survived when fire razed two shophouses on Lebuh Melaka, here, early this morning. However, so far the identity of......

 2020-10-29 11:52 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Five new clusters identified, says Dr Noor Hisham...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 — The Health Ministry (MoH) today identified five more Covid-19 clusters involving two each in Sabah and Selangor and one in Negri Sembilan. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said......

 2020-10-29 11:52 

ABS-CBN

500 pamilya ng Isla San Miguel sa Albay hinatiran ng tulong...

Naghatid ng tulong ang ABS-CBN sa isang isla sa Tabaco City, Albay para sa mga residenteng naapektuhan ng bagyong Quinta....

 2020-10-29 11:50 

Channel NewsAsia

NYSE-owner ICE reports 26per cent fall in third-quarter profit...

Intercontinental Exchange Inc , owner of the New York Stock Exchange, reported a 26per cent fall in third-quarter profit on Thursday, hurt by ......

 2020-10-29 11:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Ant Group's Shanghai retail book for US$34.4 billion listing 872 times oversubscribed...

The domestic retail book of Ant Group Co Ltd's US$34.4 billion dual listing was 872 times oversubscribed as individual investors in China ......

 2020-10-29 11:48 

Malay Mail Online

Nazir: 'Najib's brother' label not burdensome, first impressions can be changed...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 29 — Former CIMB Bank group CEO Datuk Seri Nazir Razak has reportedly said that he does not view the label of being the younger brother of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak as a burden. In an exclusive interview with......

 2020-10-29 11:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Thai opposition figure charged over illegal protest...
 2020-10-29 11:45 

The Strait Times

Academics Cherian George, Donald Low replaced as speakers in webinar organised by NUS alumni group...

An NUS alumni group has abruptly dropped two academics known for their socio-political commentary on Singapore from a webinar, and replaced them with a new slate of speakers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-29 11:45 

Bangkok Post

Knifeman kills three at French church...

NICE: A knife-wielding man killed three people at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, slitting the throat of at least one of them, in what officials are treating as the latest jihadist attack to rock the country....

 2020-10-29 11:43 

Malay Mail Online

Ant Group's Shanghai retail book for US$34.4b listing 872 times oversubscribed...

HONG KONG, Oct 29 — The domestic retail book of Ant Group Co Ltd's US$34.4 billion (RM143 billion) dual listing was 872 times oversubscribed as individual investors in China scrambled for a slice of the world's largest initial public offerin...

 2020-10-29 11:43 

Malay Mail Online

Spotify back in red as users exceed 300 million...

STOCKHOLM, Oct 29 — Music streaming giant Spotify said today that its number of monthly active users passed the 300-million-mark in third quarter, even as it plunged back into the red. Spotify said in a statement that the number of monthly active......

 2020-10-29 11:43 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Bandung Barat conducts tests to prevent new COVID-19 clusters - ANTARA News...

Health authorities in Bandung Barat district, West Java are conducting random tests on holiday-makers visiting tourist sites, such as Lembang Park and Zoo, ......

 2020-10-29 11:42 

Malay Mail Online

Ketengah HQ in Dungun closed after two employees test positive for Covid-19...

DUNGUN, Oct 29 — The Central Terengganu Development Authority (Ketengah) headquarters has temporarily closed from October 27 to November 9 after two of its employees tested positive for Covid-19. Ketengah general manager......

 2020-10-29 11:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Tougher new rules for tech giants, more power to enforcers: EU's Vestager...

Tech giants will have to do more to weed out illegal and harmful content while online gatekeepers will be bound by a list of dos and don'ts under ......

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