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 2021-01-27 23:13 

Jakarta Post

Hungary launches offensive against US tech giants...

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who will seek reelection, was a staunch supporter of former US president Donald Trump whose social media accounts were shut after the Capitol invasion in Washington January 6....

 2021-01-27 22:58 

Jakarta Post

Junior bankers feel left behind in COVID-era banking boom...

Wall Street banks were already struggling to attract and retain young talent before the pandemic....

 2021-01-27 22:36 

Manila Bulletin

Dramatic shark decline leaves 'gaping hole' in ocean: study...

Overfishing has savaged populations of some sharks and rays by more than 70 percent in the last half-century, leaving a "gaping, growing hole" in ocean life, according to a new study. The oceanic whitetip shark population has declined by 98 percen...

 2021-01-27 22:34 

Manila Bulletin

Swiss to spend $1bn on asymptomatic Covid-19 testing...

Switzerland said Wednesday it was prepared to spend more than a billion dollars on testing for asymptomatic Covid-19 cases, saying they were probably responsible for most new infections. Health Minister Alain Berset said the government would assume the es...

 2021-01-27 22:31 

Manila Bulletin

Brazil Covid variant now dominant in Manaus: researcher...

A coronavirus variant from Manaus in northern Brazil, first detected in Japan in January, is now the dominant form of the virus in the hard-hit city, a local researcher told AFP on Wednesday. In this file photo taken on January 22, 2021, view of the tomb ...

 2021-01-27 22:30 

Manila Bulletin

DOF to implement tax administration projects this year...

The Department of Finance (DOF) expects the full nationwide implementation of the fuel marking program and several digitalization projects this year to improve the government's tax administration. According to a report by the DOF's Revenue Operati...

 2021-01-27 22:27 

Manila Bulletin

WHO says new Covid-19 variants now in dozens of countries...

New Covid-19 variants that make the virus more contagious and could render vaccine and antibody protection less effective have spread rapidly across dozens of countries, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. In its latest epidemiological update, t...

 2021-01-27 22:25 

Manila Bulletin

53 killed in Cameroon bus blaze...

Fifty-three people died Wednesday when a bus collided with a fuel-laden van in Cameroon, causing a blaze that engulfed both vehicles, the local governor said. "The dead have all been burned beyond identification," said Awa Fonka Augustine, the gov...

 2021-01-27 22:22 

Manila Bulletin

We can win the war on Covid: WHO...

Humanity is not losing the war against the Covid-19 pandemic and will eventually conquer the virus, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. As daily global deaths from the disease topped 18,000 for the first time and with new variants spreading rapi...

 2021-01-27 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Man United stunned by home loss to bottom club Sheffield United...

Manchester United suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat by the Premier League's bottom club Sheffield United on Wednesday to leave Manchester City ......

 2021-01-27 22:19 

Manila Bulletin

US issues terror alert over anti-government extremists...

The US Department of Homeland Security declared a nationwide terrorism alert Wednesday, citing the potential threat from domestic anti-government extremists opposed to Democrat Joe Biden as president. More than 150 people, including members of armed extre...

 2021-01-27 22:16 

Manila Bulletin

AstraZeneca vaccine row sets EU, UK on collision course...

EU demands that AstraZeneca make up delays of its Covid-19 vaccine by supplying doses from its UK factories on Wednesday risked setting the bloc and Britain on a post-Brexit collision course. Both the European Union and former member Britain insisted the ...

 2021-01-27 22:15 

Manila Bulletin

W.House demands 'robust' intl. probe into Covid-19 origins...

The United States wants a "robust and clear" international probe into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic in China, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Wednesday. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the US wants a 'robust' probe...

 2021-01-27 22:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: China's delivery apps are putting riders at risk...

By setting tight delivery times, levying fines for delays and even suggesting routes in violation of traffic rules, Chinese platforms encourage ......

 2021-01-27 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

McIlroy keeping busy in bid to snap victory drought...

Rory McIlroy, who was unable to close out victory in the European Tour's 2021 opener last week, is hopeful an ambitious tournament schedule will ......

 2021-01-27 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Messi leads Barca to Copa comeback over Rayo...

Lionel Messi returned from suspension to help guide Barcelona to a 2-1 win away to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ......

 2021-01-27 22:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Vaccines have been oversold as the pandemic exit strategy...

Vaccination programmes must be accompanied with an unrelenting focus on suppressing the virus, says The Financial Times' Anjana Ahuja....

 2021-01-27 22:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: The real question behind Anwar Ibrahim's legal challenge over Malaysia Parliament suspension...

Anwar Ibrahim's multiple failed attempts to mount a challenge to Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin in recent months have shaken confidence in the ......

 2021-01-27 22:06 

Malay Mail Online

Russian 'bad boy' Kokorin joins Fiorentina...

ROME, Jan 28 — Fiorentina on Wednesday announced the signing of Russian international striker Aleksandr Kokorin on a permanent deal from Spartak Moscow, just a year-and-a-half since he was released from prison. The 29-year-old was found guilty of......

 2021-01-27 22:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Home union captains want Lions tour to stay in 2021...

Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones says the captains of the four home unions want the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa to go ahead this year ......

 2021-01-27 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Juventus crush SPAL to set up Inter tie, Atalanta edge Lazio...

A youthful Juventus side crushed SPAL 4-0 on Wednesday to set up a Coppa Italia semi-final against Inter Milan after 10-man Atalanta booked a ......

 2021-01-27 22:04 

ABS-CBN

3 lalaking tinuturong sangkot sa iba-ibang nakawan, tiklo sa Paraaque...

MAYNILA - Positibong kinilala ng ilang biktima ng pagnanakaw ang 3 lalaki na inaresto ng mga pulis sa Bgy. Sun Valley, Paraaque (nitong Miyerkoles) dahil sa pagkasangkot sa mga kaso ng motornapping at theft sa lugar....

 2021-01-27 22:03 

Malay Mail Online

Meyer joins Cologne on free transfer after quitting Crystal Palace...

BERLIN, Jan 28 — Bundesliga strugglers Cologne on Wednesday signed Max Meyer on a free transfer after the Germany midfielder fell out of favour at Crystal Palace. "The transfer was only possible because Max was extremely accommodating to us......

 2021-01-27 22:00 

Malay Mail Online

Zlatan condemns racism after spat with Lukaku...

MILAN, Jan 28 — Zlatan Ibrahimovic spoke out against racism on Wednesday after a heated exchange with former Manchester United teammate Romelu Lukaku during the Italian Cup quarter-final in which he evoked voodooism. The AC Milan striker squared......

 2021-01-27 22:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Microsoft investigating Outlook issues for North America users...

Microsoft Corp is investigating an issue that is causing connectivity problems with its Outlook email app for users in North America, it said on ......

 2021-01-27 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

SKF forecasts weaker PH property outlook in 2021...

Except for industrial and logistics, the lone growth driver and the Philippines new sunshine industry, the country's property market across most asset classes are in a far worse situation this year than last year with rising vacancy rates and potentia...

 2021-01-27 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

Life's changing season...

A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot...a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance... Ecclesiastes 3:2& 4 Domini Torrevillas is gone. Monday after Christmas, I was shocked to read the messag...

 2021-01-27 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

DHL Express, 2021 Global Top Employer...

This year, the Top Employers Institute certified International express services provider, DHL Express, as one of the best employers worldwide, the 7th consecutive year the company was recognized as such. Better yet, DHL Express was certified "Global T...

 2021-01-27 22:00 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't to borrow P140 B from local sources in Feb....

The administration has maintained its domestic borrowing program at P140 billion in February, but with longer tenors, data from the Bureau of the Treasury revealed. According to an online advisory, the Treasury indicated that the national government will ...

 2021-01-27 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 28...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 28, 2021.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:59 

The Strait Times

Apple tops Wall Street expectations on record iPhone revenue, China sales surge...

New 5G iPhones helped push handset revenue to a new record and sparked a 57 per cent rise in China sales.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 21:55 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki sugatan matapos hablutin ang cellphone at pagsasaksakin sa Sampaloc...

MAYNILA - Isang 27-anyos na lalaki ang sugatan matapos mahablot ang kaniyang cellphone at pagsasaksakin sa Sampaloc, Maynila Huwebes ng hatinggabi....

 2021-01-27 21:55 

Malay Mail Online

Ex-Manchester United star Kagawa moves to Greek side PAOK...

THESSALONIKI, Jan 28 — Former Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa has signed for PAOK Thessaloniki in an 18-month deal, the Greek Super League club announced on Wednesday. PAOK did not reveal any financial details of the deal for the......

 2021-01-27 21:54 

Channel NewsAsia

White House demands 'robust' international probe into COVID-19 origins...

The United States wants a...

 2021-01-27 21:53 

Malay Mail Online

US Open revives qualifying for showdown at Torrey Pines...

NEW YORK, Jan 28 — The US Open will return to a qualifying format for this year's tournament at Torrey Pines, starting with 109 local course events in April and May, the US Golf Association announced Wednesday. The Covid-19 pandemic prompted the...

 2021-01-27 21:50 

Malay Mail Online

Pogba to discuss future with Man United...

LONDON, Jan 28 — Paul Pogba is to hold talks with Manchester United over his future, saying he is "enjoying" life at Old Trafford despite many fractious periods since he rejoined the club in 2016. The 27-year-old France midfielder's cont...

 2021-01-27 21:50 

Channel NewsAsia

AMC seizes on rally to sell stock, but misses even bigger payday...

AMC Entertainment Holdings said on Wednesday (Jan 27) it had raised US$304.8 million by selling shares during an unprecedented social media-driven ......

 2021-01-27 21:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ex-DOJ chief named to Napolcom...

MANILA, Philippines — Former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II quietly took over as National Police Commission (Napolcom) vice chair and executive officer last week, with the agency belatedly announcing his assumption of office only on Wednesda...

 2021-01-27 21:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Lacson presses illegal PhilHealth disbursements...

MANILA, Philippines — Simply liquidating its fund releases does not automatically mean the transactions of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) were legal and aboveboard, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said on Wednesday. "Liquidation is diffe...

 2021-01-27 21:46 

Malay Mail Online

Atalanta down Lazio in thriller to reach Cup semis...

MILAN, Jan 28 — Aleksey Miranchuk scored the winner as 10-man Atalanta beat Lazio 3-2 in a thrilling Italian Cup quarter-final on Wednesday, setting up a last-four clash with either Napoli or Spezia. A dramatic match saw five different......

 2021-01-27 21:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Brighton frustrated in goalless draw with Fulham...

Brighton & Hove Albion drew 0-0 with Fulham in the Premier League on Wednesday, in a frustrating game for the south coast side, who missed the ......

 2021-01-27 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Cha-cha a Trojan horse, experts warn senators...

MANILA, Philippines — Contrary to the claims of those who want to ease restrictions in the 1987 Constitution, Charter change may be a Trojan horse that will cause more problems for Filipinos because other issues, including corruption and the quality...

 2021-01-27 21:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

New quarantine, test rules set for incoming travelers...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will enforce new testing and quarantine rules for travelers from other countries beginning Feb. 1 to curb the spread of more infectious variants of the coronavirus. Under the new rules laid down by the Inter-Age...

 2021-01-27 21:42 

Malay Mail Online

'Never again': Ozil rules out Germany comeback...

ISTANBUL, Jan 28 — Former Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil flatly ruled out a comeback for Germany on Wednesday as he signed a three-and-a-half contract with his favourite Turkish side Fenerbahce. "I wish the German national team success, but......

 2021-01-27 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Red Cross eyes saliva tests by Feb. 1...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said it was targeting a nationwide roll out of the saliva reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test by Feb. 1 and stressed that testing was still vital amid the pandemic even w...

 2021-01-27 21:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOH doing trials for gout drug colchicine as Covid treatment...

MANILA, Philippines — The government may conduct clinical trials for colchicine, a drug for gout that has reportedly shown efficacy in treating Covid-19 in Canada. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday expressed openness to including the...

 2021-01-27 21:36 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19 closes Machu Picchu yet again...

LIMA, Jan 28 — The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, which had partially reopened after months of coronavirus closures, will shut again for two weeks amid a deadly second pandemic wave in Peru, the government said. A decree published in the official......

 2021-01-27 21:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Goal-shy Udinese sign veteran striker Llorente from Napoli...

Udinese have completed the signing of experienced striker Fernando Llorente from Napoli, the Serie A club announced on Wednesday....

 2021-01-27 21:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple tops Wall Street expectations on record iPhone revenue, China sales surge...

Apple on Wednesday (Jan 27) reported holiday quarter sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations, as new 5G iPhones helped push handset ......

 2021-01-27 21:33 

Malay Mail Online

Goal-shy Udinese sign veteran striker Llorente from Napoli...

ROME, Jan 28 — Udinese have completed the signing of experienced striker Fernando Llorente from Napoli, the Serie A club announced on Wednesday. The 35-year-old has signed a contract until June 2022 in Udine after one-and-a-half seasons in Naples......

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