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 2021-12-06 04:17 

ABS-CBN

More than 13,000 active COVID-19 cases still in PH: doctor...

More than 13,000 active COVID-19 cases remain in the Philippines, a doctor said Monday, as the number of new daily cases continues to drop....

 2021-12-06 04:14 

Malay Mail Online

Ali Biju to defend Krian seat as independent candidate...

SARATOK, Dec 6 — Krian incumbent assemblyman Datuk Ali Biju is contesting as an Independent candidate in an effort to defend the seat for the third term in the upcoming 12th Sarawak State Election. The 53-year-old Saratok Member of Parliament won......

 2021-12-06 04:11 

Malay Mail Online

New 'Halo' game debuts as Xbox turns 20...

PARIS, Dec 6 — Fans will this week get their hands on the latest Halo video game, as Microsoft marks 20 years of the franchise that turned its Xbox console into a hit. Halo Infinite is out Wednesday — but to celebrate the 20th......

 2021-12-06 04:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Maid jailed for abusing 76-year-old bedridden woman by striking her mouth, pulling her hair...

SINGAPORE: A maid in charge of caring for an elderly bedridden woman abused her for about seven months, hitting her in the face with an alarm clock, pulling her hair and slapping her mouth.When caught, she admitted to venting her anger on the victim due t...

 2021-12-06 04:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Sinopec gets greenlight to expand Tianjin LNG terminal - media...

BEIJING : China's state-backed Sinopec has received government approval to expand its liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal in the northern coastal city of Tianjin, a local-government backed media reported on Monday.The expansion project will...

 2021-12-06 04:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Choosing a laptop...
 2021-12-06 04:00 

Philippine Star

How to prevent headaches: Lifestyle choices that make a big difference...
 2021-12-06 03:58 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak poll: In Covid-era, spotlight on Batu Kawah where two doctors battle each other and two other candidates...

KUCHING, Dec 6 — The Election Commission (EC) confirmed a four-cornered fight for the Sarawak urban constituency of Batu Kawah after nominations closed at 10am today. The four candidates who will face off on December 18 are Sarawak United......

 2021-12-06 03:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kelantan assemblymen undergo home quarantine...
 2021-12-06 03:56 

Malay Mail Online

Kenanga Research: Exit from stockbrocking business won't hurt Alliance Bank's prospects...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — Kenanga Research believe Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd's move to dispose of its stockbroking business will not dent its prospects amid the group's insignificant market share in the sector. It said in the financial......

 2021-12-06 03:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah banking on high impact projects to spur economy...
 2021-12-06 03:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba walked away from potential buyout talks and Brookfield offer -sources...

TOKYO : Japan's Toshiba Corp walked away from potential private equity buyout offers at a substantial premium, as well as advanced talks for a minority stake from Canada's Brookfield, according to three people familiar with the matter. Toshiba'...

 2021-12-06 03:54 

Channel NewsAsia

China says market views of monetary policy moves too 'simplistic'...

BEIJING : A Chinese newspaper run by the State Council, or cabinet, warned the market against...

 2021-12-06 03:52 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy minister defends beer sales licence for coffee shops, says same as neighbouring countries...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — A deputy minister has justified the enforcement of a policy requiring coffee shops to apply for a licence specifically to sell beer from January 1 onwards. Deputy Finance Minister 1 Mohd Shahar Abdullah said this in a......

 2021-12-06 03:51 

Malay Mail Online

'Prudent' to respond to Raeesah Khan's allegations at 'appropriate forum and juncture', says Singapore Workers' Party...

SINGAPORE, Dec 6 — The Workers' Party (WP) sought to explain yesterday why it has yet to respond to the allegations by its former member Raeesah Khan to Parliament's Committee of Privileges in an interim report on Friday, stating that it is....

 2021-12-06 03:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Senate, House kick off bicam on 2022 national budget...

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate and the House of Representatives on Monday began its bicameral deliberations on the proposed P5.024 trillion national budget for 2022 to reconcile the differences between the approved proposals of the two chambers. T...

 2021-12-06 03:46 

The Strait Times

Russia to send Japanese tycoon to ISS in return to space tourism...

It will mark Moscow's return to the now booming space tourism business after a decade-long break.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-06 03:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sarawak election: GPS, DAP, PSB and PBK to fight for Batu Kitang...
 2021-12-06 03:44 

The Strait Times

SenseTime seeks to raise up to $1.05 billion in Hong Kong IPO...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - China's biggest artificial intelligence firm SenseTime Group is seeking to raise as much as US$768 million (S$1.05 billion) from a Hong Kong initial public offering in a test of investor appetite in volatile stock markets.. Rea...

 2021-12-06 03:43 

Malay Mail Online

CGS-CIMB Research foresees potential loan growth for banks in 2022...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — CGS-CIMB Research foresees potential expansion in net interest margin and improved loan growth for banks in 2022, arising from expectations of a hike in overnight policy rate and improvement in......

 2021-12-06 03:42 

Malay Mail Online

Friends of dead Ecuadorian remove body from coffin for last motorcycle ride...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — In a final act of brotherhood, the body of a dead Ecuadorian man was removed from his coffin and taken on a last motorcycle ride by his friends. In a video footage, some of Erick Cedeno's friends were seen hoisting......

 2021-12-06 03:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Tech 2022 trends: Meatless meat, Web 3.0, Big Tech battles...
 2021-12-06 03:35 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Death toll from Mount Semeru eruption rises to 14 The death toll from the recent eruption of Mount Semeru in Lumajang, East Java, has risen to 14 afte....
 2021-12-06 03:34 

Malay Mail Online

Poor weather hampers search and rescue efforts at Indonesia volcano...

SUMBERWULUH (Indonesia), Dec 6 — Officials monitoring Indonesia's Semeru volcano today warned residents to remain vigilant after a deadly eruption over the weekend, as heavy wind and rain brought search-and-rescue efforts to a halt. The tallest....

 2021-12-06 03:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Poor weather hampers search and rescue efforts at Indonesia volcano...

SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia: Officials monitoring Indonesia's Semeru volcano on Monday (Dec 6) warned residents to remain vigilant after a deadly eruption over the weekend, as heavy wind and rain brought search-and-resc...

 2021-12-06 03:34 

Philippine Star

Large Lapu-Lapu highlights town's status as Maguindanao fishing capital...
 2021-12-06 03:33 

Philippine Star

LIST: Different kinds of headaches, causes, basic treatment...
 2021-12-06 03:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Home Ministry finalising specifications for police bodycam...
 2021-12-06 03:31 

The Strait Times

Top China Covid-19 expert hints at how it may return to 'normality'...

Prerequisites for getting back to normal include fatalities from Covid needing to fall to a rate of 0.1%.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-06 03:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lower prices, softer demand in coming months to affect Top Glove, says HLIB...
 2021-12-06 03:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sarawak election: Ali Biju defending Krian seat as independent...
 2021-12-06 03:30 

Philippine Star

SM Supermalls unites with gov't in 3-day national vaccination drive...
 2021-12-06 03:26 

Manila Bulletin

Jobless man yields P12.7M shabu...

CEBU CITY — An unemployed man yielded P12.7 million worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tungkil, Minglanilla town, southern Cebu on Sunday night, Dec. 5. Eric Bacaresas Lapea, 39, was arrested by operatives of the Minglanill...

 2021-12-06 03:23 

Phnom Penh Post

Six landfills set to open in 2022...

The government is collaborating with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank as well as other development partners to create standardised landfills in some provinces in 2022, with the first being Preah Sihanouk province's landfill which was op...

 2021-12-06 03:23 

Phnom Penh Post

Kingdom's dermatologists warn of skincare dangers...

The Cambodian Dermatological Association (CDA) warned the public about the risks involved with using skin care products such as lotions or creams that are being sold online without any licence or permit from the authorities....

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Bun Rany praises CRC volunteers on Covid-19 outreach...

The Kingdom on December 5 marked the International Day of Volunteers, this year held under the theme "volunteering for our future"....

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Capital's Russey Keo blaze damages dozen homes, one business...

A fire broke out in Chraing Chamreh I commune's Village 5 of the capital's Russey Keo district on December 5, damaging 12 homes and one silk-weaving business, but all of the occupants managed to get to safety and no one was harmed, according to lo...

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Prince Ranariddh's funeral all set...

The late Prince Norodom Ranariddh will be cremated on December 8, following the arrival of his body on a charter flight from France on December 5. His body will be embalmed and then lie in state for four days at his former residence in the capital's D...

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Central bank rolls out key financial literacy campaign...

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on December 3 rolled out a new campaign that is widely expected to raise financial literacy among Cambodians as well as reduce bad debt. The "Let's talk Money: Little by Little" was launched during an in-per...

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Vietnam's manufacturing continues improvement...

The Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) ticked up to 52.2 last month from 52.1 in October, signalling a second successive modest improvement in business conditions following a period of decline caused by the fourth wave of the Covid...

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Japan mulls international chipmakers' fund...

To encourage foreign semiconductor companies to make capital investments in Japan, Tokyo intends to launch a fund to provide financial support for purposes such as building factories, the Yomiuri Shimbun has learned....

 2021-12-06 03:22 

Phnom Penh Post

Economic co-op deal inked with Philippines...

Cambodia and the Philippines have reaffirmed their commitment to boost bilateral trade and increase the volume of investment, to further enhance economic relations between the two ASEAN countries....

 2021-12-06 03:21 

Manila Bulletin

DILG awards Iloilo province for good governance...

ILOILO CITY — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has awarded Iloilo as the best performing provincial government in Western Visayas region. The provincial government under Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. garnered the Best Per...

 2021-12-06 03:20 

Philippine Star

Nasa 900 pulis na unvaccinated vs COVID-19 babawalan mag-duty ng PNP...
 2021-12-06 03:20 

Manila Bulletin

Magnitude 3.5 quake hits Batangas — Phivolcs...

(PHIVOLCS) An earthquake measuring 3.5-magnitude has occurred in Verde Islands, Batangas on Monday morning, Dec. 6, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs detected the earthquake at 3 kilometers (km) northeast of ...

 2021-12-06 03:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Actor Tom Holland says he will play Fred Astaire in new biopic...

LONDON : British actor Tom Holland said he will portray legendary film star Fred Astaire in an upcoming Sony biopic, who is best remembered for dancing and singing with Ginger Rogers in several musicals, including...

 2021-12-06 03:19 

The Strait Times

US to declare diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics: Media...

Any such move by Washington would be largely symbolic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-12-06 03:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Spider-Man star Tom Holland will play screen legend Fred Astaire in new biopic...

The British actor said that he hasn't been given the script yet....

 2021-12-06 03:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Chinese developer Sunshine 100 defaults on US$170 million bond...

SHANGHAI: Chinese developer Sunshine 100 China Holdings said on Monday (Dec 6) it had defaulted on a US$170 million dollar bond due to liquidity issues.The announcement comes days after bigger rival China Evergrande Group said there was no guarantee it wo...

 2021-12-06 03:12 

The Strait Times

Didi sends warning to China investors who bet worst was over...

Losses in US-traded Chinese stocks amount to more than US$1 trillion since February.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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