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 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 07:42 

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 07:29 

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 07:27 

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 07:25 

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 

Philippine Star

Visa woes sidelines Obiena from Doha pole vault tourney...
 2020-09-19 07:23 

Philippine Star

Bea Alonzo's teleserye with Richard Gutierrez cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions...
 2020-09-19 07:17 

Manila Bulletin

Fire personnel assist woman in childbirth...

Two Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel in Quezon City surprised a pregnant woman when they rushed to her house, not to put out a fire but to assist her deliver her child. (Taurus EMS QC Fire Dept./ MANILA BULLETIN) SFO1 Peachy Recato, along with he...

 2020-09-19 07:17 

Philippine Star

Dottie, Bianca start strong; Saso flounders...
 2020-09-19 07:13 

The Strait Times

Man who was wrongly kept in jail for 2 extra days signs compensation agreement; describes experience behind bars...

To avoid thinking about the extra hours he was spending in jail, Mr Teo Seng Tiong tried to distract himself as much as possible.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-09-19 07:13 

ABS-CBN

Caught on live video: 34 curfew violators, including 9 foreigners, nabbed at Makati bar...

Local police arrested 34 people, among them 9 foreigners, for violating curfew hours and physical distancing guidelines at a rooftop bar in Bgy. Poblacion, Makati on Friday night....

 2020-09-19 07:11 

Manila Bulletin

The return of sports events...

THE VIEW FROM RIZAL Dr. Jun Ynares "What's social media abuzz with these days?" That was the question I asked a staff of our public information office in Antipolo City. I wanted to know what netizens are discussing in the virtual platform. Tha...

 2020-09-19 07:10 

Vietnam News

Vissan opens store on Lomart app...

Vissan JSC has launched its online store chain on Loship app's Lomart services....

 2020-09-19 07:06 

Manila Bulletin

No periodical test rule has mixed reactions...

The proposal of the Department of Education (DepEd) to do away with the conduct of periodical tests this school year had mixed reactions from stakeholders from the public and private education sectors. The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Assoc...

 2020-09-19 07:05 

Manila Bulletin

A big step for peace in the Middle East...

Israel normalized its relations with two Arab states Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last Tuesday in ceremonies held at the White House in Washington, DC, United States. They are the first Arab nations to establish relations with Israel since E...

 2020-09-19 07:05 

Philippine Star

Grind continues for Petecio, Magno...
 2020-09-19 07:01 

Malay Mail Online

Owner, worker held for flying Jalur Gemilang upside down at Senai factory...

KULAI, Sept 19 — A factory owner and an Indonesian worker have been remanded for three days starting today to facilitate investigations into the hoisting of the Malaysian flag upside down at a plastic mould factory at the Senai Industrial Area,......

 2020-09-19 06:58 

Manila Bulletin

Over 30,000 schools conduct dry runs on blended learning — Dep-Ed...

The Department of Education (DepEd) said that more than 30,000 schools nationwide have conducted their respective simulations or dry runs for blended learning before the Oct. 5 formal school opening. Citing data from DepEd's Readiness Report Updates, ...

 2020-09-19 06:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee, dismisses defamation counterclaim...

A federal judge narrowed Tesla Inc's lawsuit against a former employee it accused of hacking into its computers and leaking proprietary data to a ......

 2020-09-19 06:48 

Philippine Star

Pauleen Luna shares how she feels about 34-year age gap with Vic Sotto...
 2020-09-19 06:48 

Manila Bulletin

DOTr will 'aggressively comply' with 1-meter physical distancing in public transport...

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Saturday, Sept. 19, said that it will "aggressively comply" with the one-meter physical distancing in public transport, adding that it will release guidelines on its implementation. "The President has...

 2020-09-19 06:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai protesters kick off weekend of rallies...

BANGKOK: Protesters took to the streets of Bangkok on Saturday (Sep 19) as a rally expected to draw tens of thousands of people kicked off calling ......

 2020-09-19 06:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Neville hoping to lead Britain at rescheduled Olympics...

England Women's head coach Phil Neville says he hopes to lead the British team at the Tokyo Olympics next year and expects the Football ......

 2020-09-19 06:40 

Manila Bulletin

GM Wesley So slips to second after two-day blitz event in Saint Louis tourney...

Magnus Carlsen takes solo lead GM Wesley So and GM Magnus Carlsen (Fischer Random / Nick Barton / File Photo) Grandmaster Wesley So ran into trouble in the first of the two-day blitz part of the 2020 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament to slip from fir...

 2020-09-19 06:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah ranks as Malaysia's poorest state, again...
 2020-09-19 06:33 

Manila Bulletin

Lanao solon seeks creation of SDG Council...

Lanao del Norte Rep. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo has filed House Bill No. 7504 seeking the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals Council to ensure that the country's targets in achieving the 17 SDGs are being met and the SDGs in the policies, plan...

 2020-09-19 06:28 

Cebu Daily News

Mandaue City cops: Measures in place for 'ber' months...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) is now ready for the upcoming activities this "ber" months and have laid out security plans to counter possible crimes such as robbery. Police Colonel Jonathan Abella, told CDN D...

 2020-09-19 06:21 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak war hero Awang Raweng to be accorded state funeral on Monday...

KUCHING, Sept 19 Iban war hero Datuk Awang Raweng will be accorded a state funeral on Monday (September 21) and will be laid to rest at the Heroes Memorial in Kuching, said Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Affairs Department Sarawak director......

 2020-09-19 06:19 

Philippine Star

PBA chairman says 'bubble' to cost 'close to 65 million'...
 2020-09-19 06:17 

ABS-CBN

FDA chief sa di rehistradong Reno liver spread: 'Eat at your own risk'...

Ngayong naglabas ng advisory ang Food and Drug Registration na hindi pala ito rehistrado sa kanilang tanggapan, ligtas pa rin bang kainin ito?...

 2020-09-19 06:15 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak DCM says 750,000ha gazetted as native customary rights land since 2010...

BAU, Sept 19 The Sarawak government has gazetted over 750,000 hectares as native customary rights land (NCR) under Section 6 of the Sarawak Land Code in the last 10 years, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said today. He said......

 2020-09-19 06:12 

The Strait Times

Thai protesters kick off weekend of pro-democracy rallies...

BANGKOK (AFP) - Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Bangkok Saturday (Sept 19) 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.. Read more a...

 2020-09-19 06:10 

Cebu Daily News

Consolacion mayor tests negative for COVID-19...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mayor of Consolacion town recently tested negative for the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The local government of Consolacion, in a statement published on September 18, announced that swab samples from its Mayo...

 2020-09-19 06:07 

Malay Mail Online

Goodbye Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Parveen Harnam...

SEPTEMBER 19 Today we all learnt that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed. A lot of us will be iterating words of mourning. It is a sombre development, for the legal fraternity and for the world at large. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a......

 2020-09-19 06:06 

Cebu Daily News

Negros Occidental orders arrest of 7 persons who refused swab test...

BACOLOD CITY — The Negros Occidental provincial government has ordered the arrest of seven people who refused to undergo a swab test for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) upon their entry in the province. The seven, who considered themselves as...

 2020-09-19 06:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah 2020: Tunku incumbent tweaks campaign amidst Lahad Datu outbreak...
 2020-09-19 06:00 

The Strait Times

India Parliament session may be cut short as Covid-19 cases among lawmakers rise: Sources...

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - 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 millio...

 2020-09-19 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

TikTok filed a complaint against Trump administration to block US ban: Bloomberg News...

Popular video-sharing app TikTok has asked a U.S. judge to block the Trump administration banning on the Chinese social-media network, Bloomberg ......

 2020-09-19 05:56 

Malay Mail Online

How to trust Perikatan when govt doesn't act against quarantine-breaking minister? Kit Siang asks PM Muhyiddin...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Veteran lawmaker Lim Kit Siang today continued to press Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to publicly explain the delay in acting against a member of his Perikatan Nasional (PN) Cabinet who broke the mandatory......

 2020-09-19 05:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets approach island again...

TAIPEI: Taiwan's air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day on Saturday (Sep 19) as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and ......

 2020-09-19 05:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Cops nab Nepalese security guard over murder of fellow security guard...
 2020-09-19 05:51 

Cebu Daily News

HVI nabbed with P1M shabu in Tagbilaran City buy-bust...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu A high-value individual was arrested by law enforcers with P1 million worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation along Borja Street in Barangay Poblacion, Tagbilaran City, Bohol late afternoon on Friday, September 18. Operatives o...

 2020-09-19 05:49 

Malay Mail Online

At meeting with Muslim missionaries, PM Muhyiddin urges against extremism to defend Islam...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today reminded Muslims in the country not to be extremists in spreading their religion. He said Malaysia is a multireligious, multiracial country and moderation should be practised to......

 2020-09-19 05:49 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

PT Pos files petition for judicial review of postal law - ANTARA News...

State-owned postal firm PT Pos Indonesia has filed a petition to the Constitutional Court for a judicial review of the postal law that it averred had ......

 2020-09-19 05:48 

Manila Bulletin

EU parliament resolution urging UN to probe PH drug war killings cited...

Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate and Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman lauded the adoption by the European Union Parliament of a resolution urging the United Nations to lead "an independent investigation into widespread killings in the Philippines" in connecti...

 2020-09-19 05:47 

Malay Mail Online

Kedah MB tests negative for Covid-19...

ALOR SETAR, Sept 19 All Covid-19 screening test samples taken from 56 individuals including Kedah Mentri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor yesterday were confirmed negative. The Kedah Mentri Besar's Office in a statement today announced that the......

 2020-09-19 05:47 

Cebu Daily News

In Photos: Cebu City celebrates International Coastal Clean-up Day...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) conducted a simultaneous coastal clean-up along eight waterways and coastal areas in the city in li...

 2020-09-19 05:42 

ABS-CBN

TESDA launches free contact tracing training program...

MANILA - Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is offering a free contact tracing training program to help the government build manpower to boost efforts to identify close contacts of COVID-19 patients....

 2020-09-19 05:39 

Manila Bulletin

Constant communication needed to avoid stress, burnout from distance learning — DepEd...

The Department of Education (DepEd) has underscored the need for constant communication among students, parents, teachers, and school officials to avoid parental burnout and stress from distance learning during this pandemic. Education Secretary Leonor Br...

 2020-09-19 05:37 

The Strait Times

Senior US diplomat wraps up Taiwan visit overshadowed by Chinese military exercises...

TAIPEI (AFP) - A top US diplomat attended the funeral for former Taiwan president Lee Teng-hui on Saturday (Sept 19) which featured a eulogy by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama before wrapping up a visit overshadowed by Chinese military exercises.....

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