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 2021-09-19 11:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia's health frontliners, elderly to get COVID-19 booster shots once 80% of adults are vaccinated...

KUALA LUMPUR: High-risk individuals including healthcare frontliners and the elderly with comorbidities will receive their COVID-19 vaccine booster shots once 80 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have received their two doses. These third doses...

 2021-09-19 11:14 

The Strait Times

MMA: Anthony Smith defeats Ryan Spann in 1st round at UFC...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Anthony Smith defeated Ryan Spann by submission in the first round of their light heavyweight main event bout on Saturday night (Sept 18) at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night in Las Vegas.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2021-09-19 11:10 

ABS-CBN

Duterte to participate in UN General Assembly high-level general debate...

MANILA - Malacaang on Sunday said President Rodrigo Duterte will participate in the High-Level General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) next week....

 2021-09-19 11:10 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Vice House Speaker asks govt to protect small, medium suppliers - ANTARA News...

The House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Rachmat Gobel has urged the government to consistently protect small and medium entrepreneurs supplying goods to ......

 2021-09-19 11:01 

The Strait Times

2,322 travellers from Germany, Brunei approved to enter S'pore on Vaccinated Travel Lane scheme...

SINGAPORE - More than 2,300 travellers vaccinated against Covid-19 have received approval to enter Singapore in the sixteen days since the application window for a new travel arrangement opened.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

SEC to put up OASIS for SMEs' capital needs...

The Securities and Exchange Commission is planning to establish the Office for the Advancement of Strategic Investments in SMEs (OASIS) as it fully supports the more IPO listings from the SME sector. "We would be more than happy to see more SMEs under...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

SMC eyes Jan. 2023 Bulacan Water operation...

Listed diversified firm San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is targeting to operate the Stage 3 of the P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) by January 2023, following the government approval on the firm's updated business plan (UBP) for th...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Decline of sardines catch in Bicol, Samar at alarming rate...

The decline in sardines catch in Bicol and Samar is now at an alarming rate, prompting international organization Oceana to urge the Philippine government to prioritize and hasten the implementation of the National Sardine Management Plan. Oceana recently...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Delta variant poses 'serious challenges' to jobs—DOF...

The highly transmissible Delta variant is posing "serious challenges" to jobs, the Department of Finance (DOF) admitted. Finance Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran said the mutations in the new coronavirus caused more than 3.8 million people dropped ou...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Stocks to take cues from Fed, BSP meetings...

At the stock market this week, investors will be looking out for the result of the US Federal Reserve meeting on rate policy as well as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' own meeting. "The Fed is expected to convene and update watchers on its rate p...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

First Jollibee in Spain to open this week...

**media[31718,31719]** Jollibee's first Spain restaurant has a dining capacity for 180 guests, and features the brand's store design reimagined for European customers. Unique to Jollibee Madrid is a double-height dining hall with a full-size palm ...

 2021-09-19 10:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: French League to meet after Lens v Lille crowd trouble...

PARIS : The disciplinary committee of the French League (LFP) will meet on Monday to discuss the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's RC Lens v Lille derby, the LFP said on Sunday....

 2021-09-19 10:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Melaka octogenarian loses three children, grandson to Covid-19...
 2021-09-19 10:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Greek PM says climate crisis is with us and cost of ignoring it 'unimaginable'...

ATHENS: Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, the Greek prime minister said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable, with mankind possibly struggling to survive beyond the turn of the next century.Greece, T...

 2021-09-19 10:43 

ABS-CBN

Robredo handang tumakbo sa pagkapangulo sakaling piliin ng nagkaisang oposisyon...

Handa si Vice President Leni Robredo na kalabanin ang pambato ng administrasyon sa halalan 2022 kung siya umano ang ieendorsong presidential candidate ng nagkaisang oposisyon....

 2021-09-19 10:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Experts appear divided over need for Covid-19 booster shots...
 2021-09-19 10:39 

Malay Mail Online

Johor MB says state Agriculture Dept receives RM16.66m to implement food security programme...

JOHOR BARU, Sept 19 — The Johor Agriculture Department has received RM16.66 million from the Finance Ministry to implement a Food Security Programme in a move to turn the state into the nation's main food production hub. Johor Mentri Besar Datuk...

 2021-09-19 10:38 

ABS-CBN

Kalibo bishop urges Catholics to oppose casino project in Boracay...

Bishop Jose Corazon Tala-oc of the Diocese of Kalibo on Sunday urged the public to oppose the proposed casino project in Boracay Island....

 2021-09-19 10:36 

ABS-CBN

Mga simbahan muling dinagsa ng mga nananampalataya...

Dinagsa ang mga simbahan sa unang Linggo matapos payagan ang limitadong bilang ng mga mananampalataya na makapasok sa simbahan....

 2021-09-19 10:33 

The Strait Times

Britain's COP26 chief says ball in China's court on making conference a success...

LONDON (REUTERS) - The ball is in China's court when it comes to making the United Nations COP26 climate change conference in November a success, Britain's Alok Sharma, the summit's president, said on Sunday (Sept 19).. Read more at straitstim...

 2021-09-19 10:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Excessive tech use can hasten ageing'...
 2021-09-19 10:32 

Borneo Bulletin

Total COVID cases reach 5,000 mark...

Total cases surpass 5,000The total COVID-19 cases in Brunei Darussalam reached the 5,000 mark today after it added 90 new cases and 4 new....

 2021-09-19 10:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

KJ to 'stubborn' anti-vaxxers: We're coming for you [NSTTV]...
 2021-09-19 10:29 

The Strait Times

Protesters call to 'kick out' Thai PM on coup anniversary...

Sept 19 marks the 15th anniversary of a military coup that ousted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 10:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Over 3 million B40 households to receive Covid-19 care package...
 2021-09-19 10:29 

Manila Bulletin

Jinkee Pacquiao shares bonding moments with Ruffa Gutierrez, Annabelle Rama...

From left: Ruffa Gutierrez, Jinkee Pacquiao and Annabelle Rama Ruffa Gutierrez and her mom Annabelle Rama visited Jinkee Pacquiao at her home over the weekend. "Thank you @iloveruffag and tita @annabelleramaig ," Jinkee wrote on Instagram on Sept....

 2021-09-19 10:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Protesters call to 'kick out' Thai PM on coup anniversary...

BANGKOK: Hundreds of protesters drove through Bangkok's streets on Sunday (Sep 19) to mark the 15th anniversary of a military coup that ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.The billionaire ex-prime minister - now living in self-exile - has ...

 2021-09-19 10:24 

Malay Mail Online

UAE central bank sees Covid-19 increasing money-laundering risks...

DUBAI, Sept 19 — The United Arab Emirates central bank sees increased risks of illicit financial flows emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, including money-laundering and terrorism financing, it said in a report published today. The use of......

 2021-09-19 10:20 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to speak at UN General Assembly debate on Sept. 21...

For the second time since he took office in 2016, President Duterte is expected to address the United Nations (UN) and put forward the Philippines' stand on urgent issues such as coronavirus (COVID-19) response, and human rights concerns, among others...

 2021-09-19 10:17 

Bangkok Post

Philippine boxer Pacquiao announces bid for presidency in 2022...

Philippine boxer and Senator Manny Pacquiao has announced his candidacy for next year's presidential elections, presenting a potential obstacle to President Rodrigo Duterte's succession plans as the race for the top post takes shape....

 2021-09-19 10:15 

Malay Mail Online

Taiwan threatens to take China to WTO in new spat over fruit...

TAIPEI, Sept 19 — Taiwan threatened to take China to the World Trade Organisation today after Beijing said it would suspend sugar apple and wax apple imports from the island on pest concerns, in the latest spat between the two over fruit.......

 2021-09-19 10:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MoU weakens check and balance role, says Warisan Chief...
 2021-09-19 10:12 

Channel NewsAsia

In a major shift, Canada election heralds more government spending...

OTTAWA: Canada spent hundreds of billions of dollars to aid workers and keep businesses afloat during the pandemic, causing its national debt to soar. But the usually frugal Canadians don't seem to mind.Monday's (Sep 20) snap election is expected ...

 2021-09-19 10:11 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Industry Ministry proposes WRS to spur local tobacco absorption - ANTARA News...

The Industry Ministry has proposed the imposition of warehouse receipt system (WRS) to spur local tobacco absorption in the tobacco industry.The system is ......

 2021-09-19 10:10 

Channel NewsAsia

UAE central bank sees COVID-19 increasing money-laundering risks...

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates central bank sees increased risks of illicit financial flows emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, including money-laundering and terrorism financing, it said in a report published on Sunday (Sep 19).The use of unlicensed mo...

 2021-09-19 10:10 

Manila Bulletin

Opposition solon fears 'railroaded' passage of 2022 national budget...

Unless Congress gets back the power of the purse, Filipinos may again expect lack of transparency and abbreviated deliberations resulting from the railroaded passage of the national budget. House of Representatives plenary House Deputy Minority Leader and...

 2021-09-19 10:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Applicants who fail to get place in public universities can appeal...
 2021-09-19 10:08 

ABS-CBN

DILG exec pabor sa paglalagay ng 'marking' sa bahay ng mga may COVID-19...

Pabor ang isang opisyal ng Department of the Interior and Local Government sa paglalagay ng house marking sa bahay ng mga pamilyang nagpo-positibo sa COVID-19....

 2021-09-19 10:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Putin's party set to retain parliament majority after polls...
 2021-09-19 10:06 

Bangkok Post

Huge drug hauls in Songkhla, 2 arrested...

SONGKHLA: Police seized a total of 882,000 methamphetamine pills and 5.6 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine in two separate actions in Hat Yai and Bang Klam districts last week, Provincial Police Region 9 commissioner Pol Lt Gen Ronnasin Pusara said a...

 2021-09-19 10:05 

Malay Mail Online

Bomba D-G: 90pc of firemen nationwide fully vaccinated against Covid-19...

KOTA BARU, Sept 19 — Ninety per cent out of the total 14,500 fire personnel nationwide have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, said Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid. He said the remaining 10......

 2021-09-19 10:04 

The Strait Times

Vaccine bookings spike after Italy extends Covid-19 pass...

ROME (AFP) - Bookings for coronavirus vaccines in Italy spiked this week after the government said all employees must show proof of a jab, negative test or recent recovery from Covid-19, authorities said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 10:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Slaughter, NorthPort bounce back with OT win over Rain or Shine...

MANILA, Philippines---Greg Slaughter put together commendable efforts on both ends to will NorthPort past Rain or Shine in overtime, 91-88, Sunday and bounce back from a gut-wrenching loss to Magnolia just two nights ago.Left out in the final play in the ...

 2021-09-19 10:03 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Pertamina wins four awards in ISDA 2021 - ANTARA News...

State-run oil company PT Pertamina (Persero) won four awards in the Indonesia Sustainable Development Goals Award (ISDA) 2021.The four awards are The Top ......

 2021-09-19 10:00 

The Strait Times

Cricket: NZ players reach Dubai after 'credible threat' derailed Pakistan tour...

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - New Zealand was warned of a...

 2021-09-19 10:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Former England great Jimmy Greaves dies aged 81...
 2021-09-19 10:00 

Manila Bulletin

Iwa Moto proud of Sen. Panfilo Lacson...

Iwa Moto Actress Iwa Moto said she is proud of Senator Panfilo Lacson Sr. as she shared a video of the presidential candidate on Instagram. "So proud of this man! @iampinglacson. Courage, integrity, and loyalty. #WeNeedALeader2022," Iwa wrote. Lac...

 2021-09-19 09:56 

The Strait Times

Singers Wang Leehom, Vivian Hsu apologise for Covid-19 gathering...

Wang is required by law to monitor his health for another seven days after the end of quarantine. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-19 09:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

500,000 cases of Covid-19 digital vaccination certs failure resolved...
 2021-09-19 09:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

500,000 cases of Covid-19 digital vaccination certs failure resolved [NSTTV]...

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