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 2021-01-27 23:52 

Philippine Star

Philippine police, tasked to implement pandemic curbs, hits 10,000 coronavirus cases...
 2021-01-27 23:41 

Jakarta Post

Heavy security, roads closed after Delhi farmer riots...

The violence marked a dramatic escalation in a standoff between the government and thousands of farmers who have been camped on the outskirts of Delhi since late November demanding that new agricultural reforms be scrapped....

 2021-01-27 23:40 

Manila Bulletin

5G in the Philippines in 2021 and Beyond...

By Nigel Waters, Customer Business Executive, Amdocs, APAC Nigel Waters As COVID-19's disruption of modern society continues, its biggest impact to date has been on the telecom industry. While traditionally considered an industry vertical, it's be...

 2021-01-27 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

Steep price hobbles fast rollout of smart meters...

The high cost of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology has been hobbling targets of massive rollout of smart meters in the country, because many Filipino consumers would not be able to afford any abrupt technology shift. According to Jaime Jos...

 2021-01-27 23:27 

The Strait Times

Epic battle over GameStop as 'nerds' take on Wall Street...

Shares of the struggling US video game retailer have gone on a stomach-churning ride.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 23:22 

Philippine Star

US Fed keeps rates low as economic outlook remains 'high uncertain'...
 2021-01-27 23:22 

The Strait Times

Tesla profit, foggy outlook on 2021 deliveries disappoint Wall Street...

Tesla shares have rocketed 700 per cent over past 12 months on expectations it will quickly and profitably expand.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 23:20 

Manila Bulletin

Republican senators oppose Trump impeachment...

WASHINGTON US Democrats' efforts to convict Donald Trump at his impeachment trial suffered a fresh blow Tuesday when almost all Republican senators backed dismissing the case, underlining the former president's continuing hold over the party. The ...

 2021-01-27 23:20 

Manila Bulletin

MOVIEGOER: Some good news, for a change...

Inside the newly refurbished Metropolitan Theater JUST A THOUGHT: Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.—Roald Dahl XX GOOD NEWS: New Year 2021 may have roared with a blast, killing two persons smothered in gasoline in a bus blaze ...

 2021-01-27 23:19 

The Strait Times

PM Johnson heads to Scotland amid fears of UK breakup...

Brexit, the pandemic and repeated calls for a new referendum on independence have strained the bonds.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 23:15 

The Strait Times

Fed not responsible for surging US stock prices: Jerome Powell...

Mr Powell said the US central bank's zero interest rate policy was not entirely to blame.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 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 23:11 

Malay Mail Online

Sanders, with mittens pic, raises US$1.8m for charity...

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 — The Inauguration Day photograph of a mitten-clad, glamour-defying Bernie Sanders perhaps was not the most flattering image of the US senator, but it has become a remarkably charitable one. The 79-year-old lawmaker from the......

 2021-01-27 23:07 

Malay Mail Online

Biden polls higher in first week than Trump at any time...

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 — US President Joe Biden has a higher approval rating after one week in office than Donald Trump did in his entire presidency, a new poll found yesterday. A Monmouth University poll showed 54 per cent of Americans approving of......

 2021-01-27 23:06 

Philippine Star

Facebook, Apple see profits boom from home-stay consumers...
 2021-01-27 23:05 

ABS-CBN

Magalong maaaring maparusahan sa pagdalo sa viral Baguio party...

MAYNILA - Posibleng maparusahan si Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong matapos dumalo sa isang dinner party na umani ng batikos sa social media dahil sa umano'y paglabag sa health protocols....

 2021-01-27 23:03 

Malay Mail Online

Biden reviews Gulf arms deals, starts long path with Iran...

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 — President Joe Biden's administration yesterday signalled a fresh look at US policy in the Middle East, announcing reviews of massive arms packages for the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia as well as envisioning a slow.....

 2021-01-27 23:02 

Channel NewsAsia

New Zealand confirms 2 more COVID-19 cases in community...

WELLINGTON: New Zealand confirmed two new cases of the more virulent South African COVID-19 strain in the community on Thursday (Jan 28), as ......

 2021-01-27 23:02 

Manila Bulletin

Kim So-hyun, Ji Soo to star in new Viu Original K-drama 'River Where the Moon Rises'...

Korean actress Kim So-hyun (right) and actor Ji Soo in "River Where the Moon Rises" (Viu) Korean actress Kim So-hyun and actor Ji Soo will be headlining a new Korean Viu Original drama that will premiere next month. The period romance drama titled...

 2021-01-27 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

IT, BPO, gov't top most in demand jobs in 2021...

Online job portal JobStreet revealed that call center/IT-enabled services/BPO followed by government/defense are the most in demand jobs for 2021. According to JobStreet database, companies that are actively hiring as of January 2021 belong in the Call Ce...

 2021-01-27 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

2020 IP filings down for the first time IPOPHL...

For the first time since its establishment in 1998, filings at the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) were down across all types of intellectual property (IP) as the COVID-19 pandemic had brought about a wait-and-see situation for ma...

 2021-01-27 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

SMC, Aboitiz Power join PSA auction of Meralco...

SMC Global Power Holdings Corporation, the energy investment arm of San Miguel Corporation and Aboitiz Power Corporation, were among the big-ticket players in the power industry that submitted offers in the competitive selection process (CSP) carried out ...

 2021-01-27 22:59 

Malay Mail Online

Wall Street vs Main Street fight quashes hedge funds as GameStop extends rally...

NEW YORK, Jan 28 — Retail traders chalked one up versus Wall Street yesterday as hedge funds took heavy losses on short positions in GameStop, and regulators and financial professionals called for more scrutiny of trading fuelled by anonymous......

 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 22:48 

The Strait Times

Football: Pickford mistake earns Leicester point at Everton...

Pickford let Youri Tielemans's shot squirm into the net in the 67th minute.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-27 22:45 

Bangkok Post

Apple, Facebook score with pandemic-hit consumers: profits surge...

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple and Facebook on Wednesday delivered stunning gains in profits and revenues over the past quarter, in the latest sign that Big Tech is delivering for pandemic-hit consumers around the world....

 2021-01-27 22:40 

The Strait Times

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

Substitute Oliver Burke grabs the 74th-minute winner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 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 22:35 

Malay Mail Online

Man United title hopes hit by Sheffield United defeat...

MANCHESTER, Jan 28 — Sheffield United put a huge dent in Manchester United's Premier League title ambitions on Wednesday, beating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's off-key side 2-1 at Old Trafford. United knew they had to respond after Manchester City....

 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 22:29 

Malay Mail Online

Messi marks return with goal as Barca come from behind to beat Rayo...

MADRID, Jan 28 — Lionel Messi marked his return from suspension with a goal in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as Barcelona survived a scare against Rayo Vallecano to reach the quarter-finals. With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid already out,......

 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 22:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Pickford mistake earns Leicester point at Everton...

A mistake by Everton keeper Jordan Pickford helped Leicester City stretch their unbeaten Premier League run to seven although they will be ......

 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 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: 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 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: 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 ......

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