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 2021-06-14 12:42 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor police cripple 10 Ah Long syndicates...

SHAH ALAM, June 14 — A total 38 individuals from 10 illegal loan syndicates or Ah Longs were detained by police in separate raids conducted in Selangor (from June 3 to 8) early this month. Selangor police chief, Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed said all......

 2021-06-14 12:37 

Jakarta Post

Dancing like there's no corona: first German nightclub reopens Despite more than a year of closures forced by the coronavirus, it didn't take long for the thum....
 2021-06-14 12:35 

Malay Mail Online

Turkey not safe for refugees, rights groups tell Greece...

ATHENS, June 14 — Dozens of human rights groups today criticised Greece's decision to designate Turkey a "safe" country to readmit would-be refugees who have been denied asylum. "In Turkey, people seeking asylum from non-European......

 2021-06-14 12:34 

Malay Mail Online

Charity begins at home, Suhakam reminds Putrajaya amid govt's immigrant crackdown...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) today urged the federal government to live up to its commitment to protect the rights of immigrants within the country's borders and not just on the international stage......

 2021-06-14 12:26 

ABS-CBN

Paghahanda sa Bangsamoro election tuloy sa kabila ng hirit na pagpapaliban...

Patuloy na naghahanda ang Comelec para sa halalan sa Bangsamoro Parliament....

 2021-06-14 12:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin climbs near US$40,000 after Musk says Tesla could use it again...

LONDON: Bitcoin climbed to shy of US$40,000 on Monday (Jun 14), after yet another weekend of price swings following tweets from Tesla boss Elon ......

 2021-06-14 12:20 

Tech in Asia

Sequoia-backed community marketing startup banks $9m in Qualgro-led round...

Convosight is building a monetization ecosystem for community creators on platforms like Facebook Groups, Reddit, and Discord....

 2021-06-14 12:17 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Sarawak Health Dept detects two more clusters linked to Gawai celebration gatherings...

KUCHING, June 14 — The Sarawak Health Department today declared two more new clusters of Covid-19 infection involving the longhouse communities of Sungai Sentebu in Sarikei district and Ulu Sangan in Tatau. The State Disaster Management Committee......

 2021-06-14 12:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in US trial...

Novavax on Monday (Jun 14) reported late-stage data from its United States-based clinical trial showing that its vaccine is more than 90 per cent ......

 2021-06-14 12:14 

Malay Mail Online

HSBC remains committed to Malaysia, expanding digital banking...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — HSBC Bank group has reaffirmed its business commitment to Malaysia as its priority growth market by expanding its digital banking presence and reducing its branch footprint in line with the evolvement of the financial and......

 2021-06-14 12:09 

Malay Mail Online

Skudai rep asks why some users scheduled for second AstraZeneca jab just three weeks later...

JOHOR BARU, June 14 — Skudai assemblyman Tan Hong Pin has today questioned why some users have been complaining to him that they were assigned their second AstraZeneca Covid-19 immunisation merely three weeks after their first appointment. Tan......

 2021-06-14 12:08 

ABS-CBN

Duterte holds off VFA abrogation for another 6 months...

President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to extend the suspension of the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement between Manila and Washington, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Monday, as Beijing's threat in the West Philippine Sea remains....

 2021-06-14 12:07 

ABS-CBN

Solon tells DepEd printing of books and modules violates law...

House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta on Monday said the Department of Education's continued production of textbooks and self-learning modules violates a law....

 2021-06-14 12:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer-Scotland v Czech Republic teams...

GLASGOW: Following are the teams for the European Championship Group D match between Scotland and Czech Republic in Glasgow on Monday. Scotland:...

 2021-06-14 12:05 

Malay Mail Online

Follow safety standards for wiring extensions, Sarawak power company says after outage at Petra Jaya Covid-19 vaccination centre...

KUCHING, June 14 — The Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) recommends that all wiring extensions for Covid-19 vaccination centres in the state follow electrical safety standards to prevent any power outage. "This is to avoid any electrical safety......

 2021-06-14 12:04 

Malay Mail Online

Dr Noor Hisham: Twelve out 17 Covid-19 clusters in Malaysia from workplace today...

KUALA AYAMANY, June 14 — Malaysia recorded 17 Covid-19 clusters today, out of which 12 were traced to the workplace. Health director- general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah today said that the percentage of workplace related clusters is......

 2021-06-14 12:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis-Grieving Tsitsipas pulls out of Wimbledon warm-up in Halle...

REUTERS: Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled out of the Wimbledon warm-up event in Halle, Germany, on Monday because of personal reasons after ......

 2021-06-14 11:59 

Philippine Star

DOH: COVID-19 vaccination of indigent sector allowed if there's sufficient supply...
 2021-06-14 11:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Netanyahu departure ends 'one of worst periods' of conflict: Palestinian PM...
 2021-06-14 11:56 

ABS-CBN

Some 10,000 Sputnik V doses to be sent to Bohol; tourism workers to get inoculated...

Some 10,000 doses of Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V are set to arrive in Bohol for the inoculation of its tourism workers, now listed among the A1 category along with health workers, the Department of Tourism announced Monday....

 2021-06-14 11:55 

Malay Mail Online

Kelantan to conduct house-to-house Covid-19 vaccination, says state Health director...

KOTA BARU, June 14 — Kelantan State Health Department (JKNK) is expected to carry out house-to-house Covid-19 vaccinations once the exercise involving public and temporary vaccination centres (PPV) is completed. Its director, Datuk Dr Zaini......

 2021-06-14 11:54 

Philippine Star

#BakaNaman: Netizens share twists on trending 'litson baka'...
 2021-06-14 11:51 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Duterte extends suspension of VFA termination anew...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the suspension of the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States for another six months, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. ...

 2021-06-14 11:50 

Tech in Asia

AirAsia steps into the online grocery delivery ring in Singapore...

AirAsia is offering grocery merchants a 0% commission rate for the first month and a low commission rate of 5% thereafter....

 2021-06-14 11:48 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte extends VFA abrogation by another six months Locsin...

President Duterte has decided to extend the suspension of the abrogation of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) by another six months, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. announced on Monday. Locsin said the decision was relayed to him and to Phi...

 2021-06-14 11:47 

Channel NewsAsia

At NATO, Biden says defence of Europe a 'sacred obligation'...

BRUSSELS: US President Joe Biden told fellow NATO leaders on Monday (Jun 14) the defence of Europe, Turkey and Canada was a...

 2021-06-14 11:46 

Malay Mail Online

Perak distributes 20,000 low-quality phones to prevent students from playing games...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — The Perak government is distributing 20,000 phones to students from B40 families under its Tuisyen Cikgu Saarani (TCS) programme. As reported by Harian Metro, the Chairman of Education, Higher Learning and Human......

 2021-06-14 11:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia warns COVID-19 cases may not peak until July as hospitals fill...

JAKARTA: Indonesia expects a new wave of COVID-19 infections will peak in early July, as the highly transmissible delta variant becomes more ......

 2021-06-14 11:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

VFA looms large in meeting between top US, PH military execs...

MANILA, Philippines—American regional military commanders recently met with Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Cirilito Sobejana as the future of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) continues to hang in the balance. Indo-Pacif...

 2021-06-14 11:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel's new government begins, Netanyahu era ends...

JERUSALEM: The first Israeli government in 12 years not led by Benjamin Netanyahu got down to business on Monday (Jun 14), with the former prime ......

 2021-06-14 11:40 

Manila Bulletin

Fourth University of Caloocan City campus to rise soon...

University of Caloocan City's (UCC) fourth campus will soon rise in the city's largest barangay as the local government expands its affordable yet quality education for its residents. Mayor Oca Malapitan on Monday, June 14, celebrated his 66th bir...

 2021-06-14 11:39 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit ends flat against US dollar on mixed sentiments...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — The ringgit closed flat against the US dollar today on mixed market sentiments amid better oil prices and ahead of a key US Federal Reserve meeting later this week. At 6pm, the local unit remained at 4.1130/1150 against the.....

 2021-06-14 11:39 

The Strait Times

Malaysia's move to fast-track Covid-19 vaccinations in economic sector draws brickbats...

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's move to start inoculating workers in key economic sectors against Covid-19 before the completion of vaccinations for senior citizens and frontliners has drawn criticisms from several opposition politicians.. Read more at stra...

 2021-06-14 11:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: K-Pop is like vicious cancer to North Korea, says Kim Jong-un...
 2021-06-14 11:35 

Manila Bulletin

Female tech leaders and their fathers who encouraged them to go after their start-up dreams...

When a woman succeeds in a male-dominated industry, we should also look at the support systems that she has in place that have enabled her to thrive. There are programs such as Startup Pinay, an initiative by QBO Innovation Hub to increase the participati...

 2021-06-14 11:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

HCTM, CITF collaborate in mobile PPV in Batu Pahat...
 2021-06-14 11:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

958 people detained for flouting MCO 3.0 SOP...
 2021-06-14 11:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Netanyahu departure ends 'one of worst periods' of conflict: Palestinian PM...

RAMALLAH: Benjamin Netanyahu's exit as prime minister of Israel closes the chapter on one of the...

 2021-06-14 11:29 

ABS-CBN

ALAMIN: Kailan maituturing na 'fully vaccinated' ang indibidwal...

Sabi ni DOH spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire, hindi agad-agad nakukuha ang buong benepisyo ng bakuna....

 2021-06-14 11:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

UPUonline reopens from tomorrow for SPM 2020 leavers...
 2021-06-14 11:27 

Malay Mail Online

Statistics Dept: Malaysia's increased investment may convince investors to stay, creating employment...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Malaysia's increased investments in the first quarter of this year may convince investors to stay, thus, opening up employment opportunities, especially for fresh graduates, the Department of Statistic Malaysia (DOSM)......

 2021-06-14 11:26 

Malay Mail Online

Not content with apology, Kadazandusun politician demands action against Sabah lawyer in Native Court...

KOTA KINABALU, June 14 — Lawyer Marcel Jude Joseph's apology following his remarks about the Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant has not assuaged the Kadazandusun community here which holds a deep regard for the cultural event. Tan Sri Joseph Pairin......

 2021-06-14 11:26 

Philippine Star

Novavax: COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective...
 2021-06-14 11:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police looking for maskless enforcement officer...
 2021-06-14 11:25 

Philippine Star

'Wag pa-onse!': Funny 'Trese' memes that could make your day...
 2021-06-14 11:24 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 vaccination sites sa Metro Manila dinagsa...

May ilan namang mayor sa Metro Manila na nagsabing kulang ang supply ng COVID-19 vaccine na ibinigay sa kanila....

 2021-06-14 11:22 

ABS-CBN

Babaeng nagtangkang kumolekta ng P200-M arestado...

Arestado ang isang babaeng nagpanggap na socialite at tinangkang maningil sa pagbebenta ng isang gusali....

 2021-06-14 11:20 

ABS-CBN

1Sambayan umaasang magbabago ang isip ng mga tumangging 'nominees'...

Puna naman ni Sen. Ping Lacson, tila masyadong pihikan ang 1Sambayan sa pagpili ng mga nais nilang kandidato....

 2021-06-14 11:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Electric truck maker Lordstown Motors says CEO, CFO resign...

REUTERS: Lordstown Motors Corp said on Monday that Chief Executive Officer Steve Burns and Chief Financial Officer Julio Rodriguez have ......

 2021-06-14 11:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

20 per cent decline in Covid-19 cases...

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