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 2023-02-09 05:00 

Phnom Penh Post

Ex-Japan envoy pledges to bring investors, skills...

A senior Japan-Cambodia Association (JCA) official said that his organisation will work to attract more Japanese investors to the Kingdom and help with human resource development, know-know and skills so that workers here can keep up socio-economically....

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

House fire kills three teens in Kampong Cham...

At least three people were killed and two others seriously injured in a house fire in Angkor Ban commune's Angkor Ban village of Kang Meas district....

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

CPBANK, ADB partner on small business loan project...

Cambodia Post Bank Plc (CPBank) has partnered with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on a $10 million loan initiative to provide to the Kingdom's micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) to support their recovery after years of Covid-related ...

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

Gold rallying after plunge due to US jobs data...

Gold fell 2.5 per cent on Friday, and more than three per cent from last week, after stronger-than-expected US employment figures for January boosted the dollar....

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

PM to donate '19th century' teapot gift to National Museum...

Prime Minister Hun Sen on February 8 received an antique teapot, said to date back from the 19th century, from an elderly couple residing on the outskirts of the capital....

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

No new Covid cases in Cambodia...

The Ministry of Health on February 9 reported no new Covid-19 community cases and one new recovery....

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

Stung Treng health centre opens to serve remote community...

Santepheap Health Centre, located in a remote and forested area in Stung Treng province, will contribute to the reduction of maternal and child mortality in the region, while providing access to primary health care for almost 20,000 people, according to P...

 2023-02-09 04:59 

Phnom Penh Post

New Japan envoy vows SEA Games lift, deeper relations...

Prime Minister Hun Sen has requested that Japan support the hosting of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games by Cambodia this year by encouraging visitors and arranging direct or charter flights to Cambodia for the biennial multi-sports event....

 2023-02-09 04:47 

Malay Mail Online

Economy minister: Budget 2023's allocations for agriculture aimed at involving more people in production level...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 — Budget 2023 has more allocations for the agriculture sector and will aim to have more people in......

 2023-02-09 04:44 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian singer Eric Moo to return to perform locally after five-year gap...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 — Veteran Malaysian singer Eric Moo will be returning to perform here after a five-year hiatus.The......

 2023-02-09 04:40 

Malay Mail Online

Mask-wearing no longer required on public transport and in some indoor healthcare settings in Singapore from Feb 13...

SINGAPORE, Feb 9 — In light of the improved global Covid-19 situation, mask-wearing will no longer be required on public......

 2023-02-09 04:37 

ABS-CBN

Philippines, 65 other countries extend help to quake-hit Turkey - envoy...

Dozens of nations, including the Philippines, have extended support to Turkey after 2 successive powerful earthquakes struck on Monday....

 2023-02-09 04:31 

Malay Mail Online

Minister: Under new deal with MAHB, travellers set to fund development of airports rather than govt...

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 9 — The Malaysian government announced today it has agreed in principle to a new Operating Agreement (OA......

 2023-02-09 04:27 

Malay Mail Online

National hockey player suspended for racial slur made during AR Rahman concert...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 — National hockey player Hanis Nadiah Onn has been indefinitely suspended from the national team aft......

 2023-02-09 04:25 

Malay Mail Online

Anwar says leaving UiTM Holdings investigations in the hands of MACC...

BESTARI JAYA, Feb 9 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today he would leave the investigations into the leak......

 2023-02-09 04:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia's COVID-19 vaccine procurement process was 'proper', says ex-minister Khairy after government finds irregularities...

KUALA LUMPUR: Prior investigations by authorities on the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines found that all purchases were approved by the required government bodies, said former Malaysian health minister Khairy Jamaluddin on Wednesday (Feb 8). Mr Khairy sai...

 2023-02-09 04:17 

Malay Mail Online

Ahead of budget re-tabling, PM Anwar says looking for solutions so public need not dip into EPF savings...

BESTARI JAYA, Feb 9 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today that his administration does not intend to enco......

 2023-02-09 04:14 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea's Kim oversees major military parade...

SEOUL: North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversaw a major military parade showcasing his most advanced weaponry to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the country's armed forces, state media said Thursday...

 2023-02-09 04:13 

Malay Mail Online

Govt must lead the way in digitalising economy instead of businesses, says Rafizi...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 — The government must lead the way in digitalising the economy rather than the private sector becaus......

 2023-02-09 04:10 

Malay Mail Online

Anthony Loke: KLIA and KLIA2 to be rebranded to Terminals 1 and 2...

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 9 — The Malaysian government has agreed in principle to rebrand the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (K......

 2023-02-09 04:09 

ABS-CBN

No talks yet on possible defense pact with Japan: Marcos...

Speaking to reporters on board the presidential plane en route to Japan, Marcos said the Japanese government is helping the Philippine Coast Guard on equipment and other capacity-building measures....

 2023-02-09 04:06 

Malay Mail Online

PM Anwar, Rafizi downplay Muda's exclusion, say govt coalition secretariat meeting only for 'founding members'...

BESTARI JAYA, Feb 9 — The Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) was not invited to the newly-formed Unity Governme......

 2023-02-09 04:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More allocation for agriculture sector in 2023 Budget, says Rafizi...
 2023-02-09 04:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Solar tech firm Nextracker raises $638 million in upsized US IPO...

Solar technology firm Nextracker raised $638 million in its U.S. IPO, pricing it slightly higher than its indicated target range, parent company Flex Ltd said in a statement on Wednesday, adding that the number of shares sold was increased. Nextracker sol...

 2023-02-09 04:05 

Manila Bulletin

Lakers acquiring Russell in three-team deal that sends Westbrook to Jazz: reports...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are poised to trade Russell Westbrook to the Utah Jazz in a three-team deal that will bring Minnesota's D'Angelo Russell to the Lakers, US media reported on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Russell Westbrook of t...

 2023-02-09 04:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysian student: 'I am still traumatised by earthquake'...
 2023-02-09 04:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia drop Head, Murphy debuts against India in Nagpur...

NAGPUR, India : Australia dropped middle-order batter Travis Head and handed uncapped off-spinner Todd Murphy his debut for the opening test against India in Nagpur on Thursday.Touring captain Pat Cummins won an important toss and elected to bat in spin-f...

 2023-02-09 04:00 

The Strait Times

Europe's four-day work week boon or bane?...

It promotes better work-life balance but snag is that it can incur additional costs for employers. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2023-02-09 04:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore draws record $22.5b in fixed asset investments in 2022 but level will drop this year: EDB...

High growth eyed in advanced manufacturing for electronics, healthcare and aerospace; green and digital economies and R&D. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2023-02-09 03:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Zahid: Malaysia must climb out of middle-income trap...
 2023-02-09 03:58 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 measures for foreign workers in dormitories to align with that of the community from Mar 1...

SINGAPORE: Current COVID-19 health measures for migrant workers living in dormitories will align with community guidelines from Mar 1, authorities said on Thursday (Feb 9). This will come about two weeks after the measures are stood down for the community...

 2023-02-09 03:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore to further scale back COVID-19 financial support; vaccines and antivirals stay fully subsidised...

SINGAPORE: Singapore will further scale back financial support for testing and treatment of COVID-19, although vaccines and oral antivirals will remain fully subsidised for eligible patients, the Health Ministry (MOH) announced on Thursday (Feb 9). The ch...

 2023-02-09 03:57 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Users can uninstall SafeEntry, TraceTogether apps; Govt has deleted identifiable data but will retain those used in 2020 murder probe...

SINGAPORE — With Singapore moving to the lowest level of the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (Dorscon) framework, individuals can now uninstall their TraceTogether app, while businesses can do the same for their SafeEntry business app....

 2023-02-09 03:57 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Covid-19 testing and treatment no longer free from April to support financing of other illnesses: MOH...

SINGAPORE — Patients infected with Covid-19 will be required to pay for related testing and treatment from April 1 as subsidies and financial support related to the pandemic will be scaled down, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Thursday (Feb 9)....

 2023-02-09 03:57 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

MOH to explore making Covid-19 vaccination permanently free, guidelines on minimum jabs updated...

SINGAPORE — Vaccination will continue to be offered for free and remain the first line of defence against Covid-19 as Singapore scales back on its infection control measures, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Thursday (Feb 9)....

 2023-02-09 03:57 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Mask-wearing no longer required on public transport and in some indoor healthcare settings from Feb 13...

SINGAPORE — In light of the improved global Covid-19 situation, mask-wearing will no longer be required on public transport and parts of indoor healthcare and residential care settings from next Monday (Feb 13), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said....

 2023-02-09 03:57 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Dorscon status to lower from yellow to green on Feb 13, Covid-19 MTF to stand down: MOH...

SINGAPORE — With the Covid-19 situation stabilising and causing minimal disruption to healthcare capacity and daily life, the Republic will lower the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (Dorscon) from yellow to green from Feb 13....

 2023-02-09 03:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Govt seeks relief options without EPF withdrawals - PM Anwar...
 2023-02-09 03:56 

Philippine Star

Luckiest year for Tigers, says Feng Shui Master Joseph Chau...
 2023-02-09 03:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore to scrap all COVID-19 border measures from Feb 13...

From Feb 13, non-vaccinated travellers entering Singapore will no longer be required to take a pre-departure test....

 2023-02-09 03:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Mask-wearing no longer mandatory on public transport from Feb 13, as Singapore steps down COVID-19 restrictions...

The DORSCON level will also be lowered to Green and the pandemic multi-ministry task force stood down....

 2023-02-09 03:54 

The Strait Times

China's Alibaba joins global chatbot race...

Microsoft, Google and China's Baidu are also working to develop chatbots that can mimic human speech. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2023-02-09 03:54 

Manila Bulletin

Drug surrenderer yields P36,600 shabu in Abra buy-bust...

LAGANGILANG, Abra Police arrested a drug surrenderer in a buy-bust operation here on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Suspect was identified as Sherwin Vanjon Damoasen Bernal, 37, tagged as a high-value individual (HVI) and surrendered under the ''Oplan: Tokhang&...

 2023-02-09 03:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Countering China threats reason US forces returning to Philippines...
 2023-02-09 03:53 

Philippine Star

'Respetuhin natin 'yung totoong may ganito': Jessy Mendiola slams video claiming her, Luis Manzano's baby has cleft lip...
 2023-02-09 03:53 

Manila Bulletin

North Korea's Kim oversees major military parade...

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversaw a major military parade showcasing his most advanced weaponry to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the country's armed forces, state media said Thursday. This picture taken on Februa...

 2023-02-09 03:52 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore Civil Defence Force officers help rescue boy trapped in collapsed building in earthquake-hit Turkey...

SINGAPORE, Feb 9 — A team of 20 Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers have rescued a boy trapped in a collapsed......

 2023-02-09 03:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Daughter who cared for sick mother fails in court bid to get S$2 million offered by mum when she was alive...

The woman wanted to express her gratitude to her youngest daughter for her hard work and sacrifice as her caregiver after her stroke....

 2023-02-09 03:50 

Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia sends aid for Turkiye relief efforts...

Cambodia announced that it has donated $100,000 in humanitarian assistance to Turkiye (formerly known as Turkey) as part of the ongoing relief efforts to rescue victims of a recent earthquake....

 2023-02-09 03:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Shoppymore eyes RM100mil sales...

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