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 2021-05-09 03:20 

Phnom Penh Post

India deaths top 4,000 as Macron urges end to vaccine export limits...

New Covid-19 deaths surged past 4,000 for the first time in India on May 8 in one of the world's worst outbreaks, as EU pressure mounted on Washington to end vaccine export limits and offer a concrete plan to lift patents....

 2021-05-09 03:20 

Phnom Penh Post

Forex reserves surge to $21.3B at end-2020...

The narrower current account deficit and continued capital inflows from foreign direct investment (FDI) and other sources supported a continued increase in gross foreign-exchange (forex) reserves,...

 2021-05-09 03:20 

Phnom Penh Post

Powerful storms batter Cambodia...

More than 1,600 homes were damaged and five people injured by thunderstorms in the first week of May, but no one was killed, according to an official from the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM)....

 2021-05-09 03:01 

Manila Bulletin

Mitchell seizes two-shot lead at Quail Hollow...

Keith Mitchell, chasing his second career US PGA title, fired a five-under par 66 to seize a two-stroke lead over Rory McIlroy and Gary Woodland after Saturday's third round of the Wells Fargo Championship....

 2021-05-09 02:54 

Manila Bulletin

Oscar best supporting actress Youn Yuh-jung returns to South Korea...

Veteran Korean actress Youn Yuh-jung returned to South Korea on May 8, two weeks after making history by winning best supporting actress at the 93rd Academy Awards. The 73-year-old actress arrived at Incheon International Airport in the morning, wearing a...

 2021-05-09 02:52 

Manila Bulletin

Michael Jordan college jersey fetches $1.38 mn at auction...

A Michael Jordan game-worn jersey from his 1982-83 season at the University of North Carolina has sold for $1.38 million dollars at auction, Heritage Auctions said Saturday....

 2021-05-09 02:45 

Manila Bulletin

DOH to public: Get second dose of COVID-19 vaccine for full protection...

The Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public to receive their second dose of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine on schedule to get the necessary protection against the viral illness. MB FILE PHOTO (Juan Carlo de Vela) "Ako po ay nakikiusap s...

 2021-05-09 02:44 

Manila Bulletin

Westbrook ties Robertson for most NBA triple-doubles all-time...

Washington's Russell Westbrook notched the 181st triple-double of his career on Saturday, tying Oscar Robertson for the most in NBA history....

 2021-05-09 02:38 

Manila Bulletin

ITCZ brings rain showers, thunderstorms in Palawan, Visayas, Mindanao...

The intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) continued to bring scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over Palawan, Eastern Visayas, and Mindanao on Sunday, May 9, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGA...

 2021-05-09 02:38 

Manila Bulletin

PAO's Acosta warns anew vs. 'fake' Facebook accounts...

PAO Chief Persida Rueda Acosta Public Attorney's Office (PAO) Chief Persida V. Rueda-Acosta reminded the public not to fall prey to another fake social media account using her name and soliciting money contributions. In her Facebook account, Acosta id...

 2021-05-09 02:34 

Manila Bulletin

COVID claims two India Olympic hockey gold winners on same day...

Two members of India's last Olympic gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, have died from coronavirus on the same day....

 2021-05-09 02:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

COVID-19 claims two India Olympic hockey gold winners on same day...

NEW DELHI --- Two members of India's last Olympic gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, have died from coronavirus on the same day.Their families said they died hours apart on Saturday: Singh, 6...

 2021-05-09 02:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Chelsea beat Man City to delay Premier League title party...
 2021-05-09 02:27 

The Strait Times

ByteDance hires thousands to challenge e-Commerce king Alibaba...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Mr Zhang Yiming built ByteDance into the world's most valuable private company via a string of blockbuster apps like TikTok that challenged Facebook and other incumbents on their own turf.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-09 02:27 

The Strait Times

PM Johnson vows to save crisis-hit UK health service after Covid-19...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - The United Kingdom's National Health Service is facing a fresh crisis when the pandemic recedes, with 4.7 million people stuck waiting for care, and will require significant spending and reform to survive, the government will say ...

 2021-05-09 02:26 

The Strait Times

Pfizer CEO says lower-income countries didn't order vaccines...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Pfizer's chief executive said that low- and middle-income countries had opted not to order the company's Covid-19 shot, in a letter posted online after the Biden administration said it supported waiving patents to expand glo...

 2021-05-09 02:26 

The Strait Times

Guatemala protesters demand president resign over vaccine shortage...

GUATEMALA CITY (AFP) - Dozens of Guatemalans protested Saturday (May 8) in the capital to demand the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, holding him responsible for a lack of Covid-19 vaccines.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-09 02:26 

Malay Mail Online

Love letters and the tortured inheritance of the Little Prince...

PARIS, May 9 It was a romance that helped inspire one of the great works of 20th-century fiction and a bitter conflict between his heirs, but a new book of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's love letters suggests a reconciliation may finally......

 2021-05-09 02:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

No halt to operations of transport services at stations, terminals under HIDE...
 2021-05-09 02:19 

Malay Mail Online

Dr M reiterates Pejuang won't join forces with Opposition, may form electoral pact with allies...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated that Parti Pejuang Tanah Air which he currently leads will not join forces with the Opposition and will remain independent. Speaking to Mingguan Malaysia in an exclusive interview, the......

 2021-05-09 02:15 

Malay Mail Online

New York Times Square shooting leaves three injured, including a child...

NEW YORK, May 9 A shooting in New York's bustling Times Square today injured a four-year-old girl and two women, in the latest incident of gun violence in the city, police said. The shooting took place just before 5:00 pm local time (9:00 pm......

 2021-05-09 02:14 

Manila Bulletin

DOST-FNRI finds a way to prevent Alzheimer's disease among Filipinos...

The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) has received approval for its utility model applications for Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA). (DOST Secretary Fortunato "Boy" T. de la Pea's Facebook) DO...

 2021-05-09 02:11 

Manila Bulletin

OCTA sees spike in COVID-19 cases in some cities outside NCR...

OCTA Research group on Sunday, May 9, identified "areas of concern" due to a rise in new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the past week. OCTA research fellow and University of the Philippines professor Dr. Guido David identified Cagayan de ...

 2021-05-09 02:09 

Malay Mail Online

Teresa Kok tells Khairy, Ismail to talk to each other and stop confusing public with conflicting statements...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Seputeh MP Teresa Kok has urged ministers Khairy Jamaluddin and Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to get their act together following another episode of U-turn's concerning Covid-19 SOPs. The DAP MP said both Umno ministers......

 2021-05-09 02:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PNP's COVID-19 cases rise to 21,168; 86 new infections reported...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday said it has logged an additional 86 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 21,168. PNP data showed that there are a total of 1,495 active cases, 19,615 recoveri...

 2021-05-09 02:04 

Philippine Star

Austria: 'Healthy' SMB to give good fight in upcoming PBA season...
 2021-05-09 02:01 

Malay Mail Online

China reports 12 new Covid-19 cases vs seven a day earlier...

BEIJING, May 9 China reported 12 new Covid-19 cases in the mainland on May 8, up from seven a day earlier, the country's national health authority said today. The National Health Commission said in a statement that all the new cases were......

 2021-05-09 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bayern eye decade of dominance after ninth straight Bundesliga title...
 2021-05-09 01:58 

Malay Mail Online

With nobody dominant, Dr Mahathir predicts no single party can form stable govt on its own after GE15...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Not a single political party would be able to form a stable government on its own after the next general election as there are too many contesting parties but none of them are dominant, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has suggested.......

 2021-05-09 01:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dozens injured in new Jerusalem clashes...
 2021-05-09 01:49 

The Strait Times

New York Times Square shooting leaves three injured, including a child...

NEW YORK (AFP)- A shooting in New York's bustling Times Square on Saturday (May 8) injured a four-year-old girl and two women, in the latest incident of gun violence in the city, police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-09 01:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Super League: JDT extend lead, Shukor's 'Hand of God' earns KL a point...
 2021-05-09 01:42 

Philippine Star

A month after crossing river into US, immigrants face harsh reality...
 2021-05-09 01:40 

The Strait Times

Malaysia to ban interstate, inter-district travel from May 10 to June 6 to curb Covid-19...

All social, education and economic activities that involve the gathering of people will also not be allowed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-09 01:38 

Channel NewsAsia

Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry in coming hours: Tracking centres...

A large segment of a Chinese rocket is expected to make an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere early Sunday, but Beijing has ......

 2021-05-09 01:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Westbrook ties Robertson for most NBA triple-doubles all-time...

LOS ANGELES - Washington's Russell Westbrook notched the 181st triple-double of his career on Saturday, tying Oscar Robertson for the most in NBA history.Westbrook matched Robertson with his 10th assist of the night in the third quarter of the Wizards...

 2021-05-09 01:35 

Manila Bulletin

BuCor health workers get 2nd jabs vs. COVID...

Bureau of Corrections Health workers of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) have received their second dose of vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement issued on Sunday, May 9, BuCor said it started administering the second dose la...

 2021-05-09 01:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

It took her husband's cancer relapse, her own physical ailments and her son's junk food to get this mum on a mission to create healthy snacks!...
 2021-05-09 01:29 

Malay Mail Online

Petronas confirms Labuan staff received Covid-19 vaccines as 'industrial frontliners'...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — State-owned oil and gas giant Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has confirmed that some of its staff members have received Covid-19 vaccines under phase one of the National Immunisation Programme (NIP). In a statement,......

 2021-05-09 01:23 

Malay Mail Online

Transport services at stations, terminals listed in HIDE to continue operating...

PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — All public transport services at stations and terminals listed under the Hotspots Identification for Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) early warning system will continue to operate. The Transport Ministry (MOT), in a statement today,......

 2021-05-09 01:18 

Malay Mail Online

Chinese rocket debris set for re-entry in coming hours...

SHANGHAI, May 9 Remnants of China's largest rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere in the coming hours, European and US tracking centres said today. While there were still varying estimates of......

 2021-05-09 01:17 

Cebu Daily News

P150-M unregistered face masks, shields seized...

The Bureau of Customs has seized estimated P150 million worth of unregistered personal protective equipment, including masks and face shields, from a warehouse in Binondo, Manila. Customs agents found several boxes of unregistered Aidelai masks and Heng D...

 2021-05-09 01:15 

Philippine Star

Dozens injured in new Jerusalem clashes...
 2021-05-09 01:10 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak Assemblyman suggests turning rural health clinics into Covid-19 vaccination centres...

MIRI, May 9 — The state government should look into turning all rural health clinics into Covid-19 vaccination centres, serving those living in the state's remote pockets, said Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau. According to him, in the Telang...

 2021-05-09 01:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Vaccine passport a tough issue'...
 2021-05-09 01:08 

Malay Mail Online

Clashes, prayers in Jerusalem on Muslim Laylat al-Qadr...

JERUSALEM, May 8 Clashes erupted between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police outside the Old City of Jerusalem today as tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers prayed at the nearby Al-Aqsa Mosque on Islam's holy night of Laylat......

 2021-05-09 01:07 

ABS-CBN

Local execs criminally, administratively liable for mass gatherings: DILG...

Local officials will face charges for failing to prohibit mass gatherings, the Department of Interior and Local Government warned Sunday....

 2021-05-09 01:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Always my mother, forever my friend: Authors pay tribute to their mums...
 2021-05-09 01:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NST Poster...
 2021-05-09 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Experiencing Aidilfitri far from home...

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