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 2021-04-17 22:45 

Philippine Star

Signal No. 1 up in 15 areas as 'Bising' slightly intensifies...
 2021-04-17 22:40 

Jakarta Post

Fellowship helps young Indonesians make sustainable development innovations...

Jakarta performing arts community Empu Sendok Arts Station (ESAS) is helping young Indonesians make innovations for sustainable development throughout the country....

 2021-04-17 22:33 

Manila Bulletin

Tycoon Lucio Tan recovering from COVID-19...

Business tycoon Lucio Tan was reported to be in stable condition after he was admitted to a hospital for contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vivienne Tan (@thevivtan) This was disclosed by Tan's...

 2021-04-17 22:23 

Vietnam News

Britain falls silent in tribute to Prince Philip...

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday led Britain in a one-minute's silence in memory of her late husband, Prince Philip, as she bid him a final farewell at a funeral restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service...

 2021-04-17 22:17 

Manila Bulletin

Typhoon 'Bising' maintains strength, 4 areas remain under Signal No. 2...

Typhoon "Bising" (international name: "Surigae") slowed down slightly while it maintained its strength over the Philippine Sea east of Northern Samar on Sunday morning, April 18. In the severe weather bulletin issued at 5 a.m., the Philipp...

 2021-04-17 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Underpaid and overworked, Philippine nurses would rather walk away than work at home...

They are a familiar sight in hospitals round the world, yet their country faces a nursing shortage. COVID-19 has exposed a healthcare system in ......

 2021-04-17 22:12 

Manila Bulletin

Tropical Cyclone Bising tracker...

As of 5 a.m., April 18 The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has maintained Signal No. 2 and 1 over Eastern Visayas, Bicol region, and parts of Caraga, as typhoon Bising remains over the Philippine Sea e...

 2021-04-17 22:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Di tengah hiruk pikuk Jakarta, relawan pengendara motor membantu ambulans menembus kemacetan...

JAKARTA: Saat suara sirene ambulans terdengar memecah keheningan, seketika itu pula tiga orang pengendara roda dua berseragam jaket merah bergegas ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: The great US tax rebalancing is long overdue...

After decades of falling corporate tax revenues, US President Joe Biden also needs to shore up business investment and innovation, and look beyond ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

BSP issues rules on banks' 'reputational risk' handling...

A Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) new guidelines are providing banks with the capability to control and manage hits and threats to their reputation as trusted financial institutions and to avoid triggering systemic risks amid the still raging global hea...

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Work of Singapore climate activists has only just begun...

Climate activists can play a bridging role in helping corporates and consumers make the green shift but need help forming powerful alliances, says ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Malaysia's prospects for economic recovery remain bright, but not everyone may be lifted...

Barring failures to contain potential COVID-19 waves, Malaysia's economy and labour market look poised to recover, says a researcher....

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

PH exporters to EU advised on 'green' trend...

Philippine exporters are advised to consider the Green Deal principle in the 27-EU member countries as this new trend will affect buying preference. Commercial Counsellor Benedict Uy of the Philippine Embassy in Belgium & Permanent Mission to the European...

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

In traffic-choked Jakarta, volunteer motorcyclists help ambulances weave through congestion...

JAKARTA: As soon as the wailing sound of an ambulance sirens were heard, three motorcyclists in matching leather jackets immediately sprang into ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Foreign buyers, family offices and funds prop up demand for shophouses...

SINGAPORE: Continued interest from foreign buyers, family offices and institutional funds has sustained demand for shophouses in the first quarter ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Challenges and opportunities as Singapore targets becoming a sustainable tourism destination...

SINGAPORE: While Singapore will face challenges as it tries to become a sustainable tourism destination, industry players and experts are ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why many under 45 will be hoping vaccination slots open in June...

Those in Singapore under 45 may be able to sign up for vaccination starting June, says Senior Minister of Health Janil Puthucheary. Until then, ......

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia's most infamous criminal in the 80s: He was not 'botak' and his surname was not Chin...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Do you remember Botak Chin? The answer usually exposes a Malaysian's age. In the 1980s, it was a convenient name parents commandeered to warn children how bad decisions can lead to a life of crime and expectedly, misery....

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

Shell, Coca-Cola jointly advocate 'safety standards' on fleet deployments...

Beyond the provision of quality fuel products, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation is also extending value-added services to its customer-partners that include strengthening safety standards and measures on fleet deployments. Such sharing of safety stan...

 2021-04-17 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

2GO Travel operates nonstop voyages...

As the National Capital Region (NCR) and its neighboring provinces shift to a less stringent Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), 2GO Travel, the Philippines' largest premier sea travel provider, endeavors to make inter island travel possibl...

 2021-04-17 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, April 18...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, April 18, 2021.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:51 

Malay Mail Online

Messi fires Barca to Cup final win over Athletic Bilbao...

SEVILLE, April 18 — Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in Saturday's Copa del Rey final to win the trophy for a record-extending 31st time. Antoine Griezmann put a dominant Barca ahead on the hour when he turned....

 2021-04-17 21:50 

The Strait Times

Japanese PM, Pfizer chief discuss delivery of additional Covid-19 vaccine doses...

CEO Albert Bourla met with Suga virtually to discuss supplies on the last day of the PM's visit to Washington.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Japanese PM, Pfizer CEO discuss delivery of additional COVID-19 vaccine doses in 2021 to Japan...

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga asked U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc on Saturday to provide additional supplies of COVID-19 vaccine to Japan ......

 2021-04-17 21:39 

The Strait Times

Football: Sheffield United relegated from Premier League...

A 1-0 defeat leaves Sheffield 19 points behind fourth-from-bottom Burnley with a maximum of 18 remaining.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:34 

Malay Mail Online

Sheffield United relegated from Premier League...

WOLVERHAMPTON, April 18 — Sheffield United's relegation from the Premier League was sealed when they lost 1-0 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. The defeat left the Yorkshire club 19 points behind fourth-from-bottom Burnley with a maximum.....

 2021-04-17 21:31 

The Strait Times

Cartoonists' Views...

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 2021-04-17 21:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Mesmeric Messi fires Barca to dominant Cup final win...

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in Saturday's Copa del Rey final to win the trophy for a record-extending 31st ......

 2021-04-17 21:27 

Malay Mail Online

Perak clip Red Eagle's wings as Sabah hammer UiTM...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Perak FC put up a gritty performance to hold Kedah Darul Aman (KDA) FC to a 1-1 draw at the Perak Stadium in Ipoh tonight and deny the Red Eagles from moving up to second spot in the Super League standings. After a......

 2021-04-17 21:21 

The Strait Times

After criticism, Biden says he will raise US cap on refugee admissions...

Biden's order to limit admissions to Trump-era 15,000 was a blow to advocacy groups.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Sheffield United relegated from Premier League...

Sheffield United's relegation from the Premier League was sealed when they lost 1-0 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday....

 2021-04-17 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Sheffield United relegated from Premier League...

Sheffield United's relegation from the Premier League was sealed when they lost 1-0 at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday....

 2021-04-17 21:16 

Malay Mail Online

Tsitsipas, Rublev in Monte Carlo final with maiden Masters title at stake...

MONACO, April 18 — Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andrey Rublev will clash in Sunday's Monte Carlo final with both men looking to confirm their top 10 credentials with a maiden Masters crown. With world number one Novak Djokovic and 11-time champion......

 2021-04-17 21:11 

Malay Mail Online

Bayern Munich go seven points clear as Flick reveals quit shock...

BERLIN, April 18 — Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick revealed Saturday he wants to quit the Bundesliga leaders even after their 3-2 win at Wolfsburg left the champions seven points clear at the top of the table and on the verge of a ninth......

 2021-04-17 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Motor racing: Forty somethings could mean vintage year for IndyCar...

REUTERS: If drivers age like fine wine then 2021 could be a vintage year for the IndyCar Series with a starting grid packed with 40-somethings ......

 2021-04-17 21:03 

Malay Mail Online

Chelsea end Man City's quadruple quest to reach FA Cup final...

LONDON, April 18 — Chelsea ended Manchester City's quest for a historic quadruple of trophies as Hakim Ziyech's goal earned a 1-0 win to take the Blues into the FA Cup final on Saturday. A damaging day for City also saw them lose Kevin De......

 2021-04-17 21:02 

The Strait Times

Oscars producers lift the lid on nearly 'impossible' ceremony...

The three-hour show is...

 2021-04-17 21:01 

Malay Mail Online

British sport halts play to honour Prince Philip...

LONDON, April 18 — British sport stopped to pay tribute to Prince Philip on Saturday with kick-offs rescheduled to ensure they did not clash with the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral at Windsor Castle. Two minutes' silence were held before Chelse...

 2021-04-17 21:01 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

For super-priority destination tag, Toba requires infrastructure push - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo is focusing on the development of tourism and creative economy in five super-priority integrated destinations across the archipelago, ......

 2021-04-17 21:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Community pantry: 'Not charity, but mutual aid'...

MANILA, Philippines — The Maginhawa Community Pantry is not just a small bamboo cart containing fresh produce and other food, but a powerful idea that has come out during this time of sweeping pandemic when many Filipinos don't have the means to...

 2021-04-17 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

CEB scrapping hotline numbers on May 1...

With most passengers opting for self-service in booking and managing their flights online, Cebu Pacific (CEB) decided to discontinue its Philippine hotline numbers by next month, May 1, 2021. In the first quarter of this year, the airline noted a total of...

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Weekly tweetbits...
 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bayer's pharma chief and the search for 'magic pills'...

Remember the picture of Muhammad Ali lighting the Olympic flame at the Atlanta Games? The famously swift hands that mesmerised the world and knocked out many a doughty boxer now jerking awkwardly upwards because of Parkinson's disease affecting his mo...

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Winning over young fans...

Miss Joanna Sim, 19, who will be entering university in August, has always been interested in learning how to play mahjong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Chinese students pay agents $16,000 for a shot at Wall Street...

BEIJING Getting a shot at a coveted investment banking or finance job is a cut-throat, and sometimes controversial, business in China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Castro stepping down as leader of Cuban Communist Party...

HAVANA Mr Raul Castro confirmed that he was handing over the leadership of the Cuban Communist Party to a younger generation at its congress that kicked off on Friday, ending six decades of rule by himself and his older brother Fidel.. Read more at strait...

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bestsellers...

FICTION. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

She lost her sight and her hearing but she never lost hope and optimism...

SINGAPORE - Tan Siew Ling has an uncanny ability to remember dates, reeling off with conviction days and months of events that she considers important.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

How best to counter the virus of disinformation on vaccines?...

Early this month, a person claimed in a Facebook post that his cousin, a renowned doctor at a private hospital in Singapore, had suffered a stroke as a result of getting a Covid-19 vaccine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-04-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Bookmark This! Ep 21: A bright ray of sun...

In the latest episode of this literary podcast, The Straits Times journalists Olivia Ho (far left) and Toh Wen Li (left) put the spotlight on two novels by celebrity authors - Hollywood actor Ethan Hawke's A Bright Ray Of Darkness and Nobel Laureate K...

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