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 2020-11-23 10:45 

Philippine Star

Banks' bad loans to peak only by next year — Fitch...
 2020-11-23 10:45 

Bangkok Post

AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine 70% effective at tackling coronavirus...

LONDON - A coronavirus vaccine developed by drug firm AstraZeneca and Oxford University has shown 70% effectiveness in trials involved 23,000 people, they said in a statement on Monday....

 2020-11-23 10:44 

Philippine Star

Palace confident Ampatuan massacre suspects will be arrested...
 2020-11-23 10:44 

Tech in Asia

Investors file class action lawsuits against China's Joyy following Muddy Waters report...

After the report was released on November 18, Joyy's stocked dropped US$26.53 per share to close at US$73.66....

 2020-11-23 10:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

EMCO at Taman Mesra, Plaza Hentian Kajang and Medan 88 lifted...
 2020-11-23 10:41 

Malay Mail Online

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine can be 90pc effective, results show...

LONDON, Nov 23 — Britain's AstraZeneca said today its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90 per cent effective without any serious side effects, giving the world another important tool to halt the Covid-19 pandemic. The vaccine......

 2020-11-23 10:41 

ABS-CBN

'We've got your back,' US security adviser tells PH amid political developments in America...

MANILA - Visiting US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien on Monday gave the assurance that the Philippines has the support of the United States whatever happens politically in his home country, as he also called on China to abide by the 2016 arbi...

 2020-11-23 10:41 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

The Undertaker makes final ring walk, bids goodbye at WWE Survivor Series...

MANILA, Philippines --- The Undertaker, one of the greatest WWE superstars of all time, has bid farewell at WWE Survivor Series.The Undertaker made his iconic ring walk for one last time on Monday (Manila time), exactly 30 years since his on-screen debut ...

 2020-11-23 10:40 

Manila Bulletin

No clinical trials yet in PH for COVID-19 vaccine DOST...

No permit to conduct clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine in the country has been issued yet nor a COVID-19 has been approved, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) maintained on Monday. This was according to DOST Undersecretary Rowena Cristina ...

 2020-11-23 10:38 

Malay Mail Online

NSC ends some EMCO, CMCO areas nationwide, while extensions for some goes on...

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 23 — The enhanced movement control order (EMCO) in several localities nationwide will be allowed to conclude, as the National Security Council (NSC) and the Health Ministry have determined the Covid-19 cases there have been......

 2020-11-23 10:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MPOB bags gold, silver awards for innovations at ITEX 2020...
 2020-11-23 10:36 

ABS-CBN

Senate adopts resolution urging DSWD to release unspent funds for calamity, COVID-19 victims...

The Senate on Monday adopted a resolution urging the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to release some P83-billion in its coffers to aid typhoon victims and other Filipinos still reeling from the effects of COVID-19....

 2020-11-23 10:35 

Channel NewsAsia

New Autostrade motorway tariff proposal lifts Atlantia shares...

Atlantia shares rose more than 3per cent on Monday after the infrastructure group's motorway unit Autostrade per l'Italia put forward a fresh ......

 2020-11-23 10:34 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo ready to mend fences with Duterte...

Vice President Leni Robredo is ready to mend fences with President Duterte for the good of the people. In an interview over DZRH, the vice president lamented that her actions during the rescue and relief efforts for the victims of Typhoon Ulysses in north...

 2020-11-23 10:34 

The Strait Times

Actress Gillian Anderson shares photos of her transforming into Margaret Thatcher...

Some viewers may wonder how American actress Gillian Anderson turned into former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in the latest season of television series The Crown (2016 to present).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:33 

ABS-CBN

Nurses group pumalag sa 'deployment cap'...

Nanawagan ang Filipino Nurses United na alisin ang 5,000 cap sa overseas deployment ng nurses at healthcare workers....

 2020-11-23 10:32 

Malay Mail Online

Sterling rallies on vaccine and Brexit deal optimism...

LONDON, Nov 23 — Sterling rallied today as more positive news about a potential Covid-19 vaccine propelled investors to buy riskier currencies and offset concerns about whether Britain and the European Union can clinch a Brexit trade deal. London......

 2020-11-23 10:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia records whopping 1,884 new Covid-19 cases, highest single day total...
 2020-11-23 10:31 

Malay Mail Online

Dr Noor Hisham: Malaysia records highest number ever of 1,884 Covid-19 cases with 1,209 alone from Selangor...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 — Selangor recorded its highest ever number of infections at 1,209 cases today from a total of 1,884 positive Covid-19 cases in total, the Health Ministry revealed today. Sabah was the second highest with 289 cases while Kuala.....

 2020-11-23 10:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PRG net profit jumps to RM20.4 million for Q3...
 2020-11-23 10:31 

Bangkok Post

Pianist's velvety tones soothe hungry monkeys...

LOP BURI: While on tour in central Thailand, British musician Paul Barton has been mobbed by unruly audiences that tug his hair, steal his music and climb over his piano....

 2020-11-23 10:30 

The Strait Times

How to back up your smartphone photos...

SINGAPORE - If there's anything more precious than your smartphone, it must be the pictures in it.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Top Glove shares end stronger amid late announcement on factory closure...
 2020-11-23 10:25 

Malay Mail Online

Tourism Ministry vows domestic industry revival with 'travel bubble' after over 200 hotel, operators closed shop...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 — Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) said today it has launched the "green travel bubble" to revive the domestic tourism industry amid Covid-19 pandemic after tourism and hotel operators were badly affected......

 2020-11-23 10:25 

Philippine Star

Megawide proves financial muscle to put NAIA rehab back on track...
 2020-11-23 10:23 

The Strait Times

Singaporeans' financial well-being under stress from Covid-19, OCBC survey finds...

SINGAPORE - Covid-19 has put additional stress on Singaporeans' financial well-being, according to the latest survey by OCBC. Although most Singaporeans are good at the...

 2020-11-23 10:23 

The Strait Times

Two former NMPs seeking 2nd term in Parliament; new candidates include Johann Annuar from Engineering Good...

Social entrepreneur Anthea Ong and SCO executive director Terence Ho are seeking a second term in Parliament.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:21 

Malay Mail Online

FT Foundation says suing PAC chairman in personal capacity, after allegations on DBKL land sale...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 — Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) today said it is not challenging the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) but is taking legal action against PAC chairman Wong Kah Woh in his personal capacity for allegations he......

 2020-11-23 10:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Bill filed pushing for P247B 'Bayanihan 3' to boost PH fight vs COVID-19...

MANILA, Philippines — Another bill pushing for a third Bayanihan Law—this time, amounting to P247 billion— was filed in the House of Representatives to help cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic to the country. Under Ho...

 2020-11-23 10:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Barca drift, Messi disillusioned as Koeman renovation yet to convince...
 2020-11-23 10:18 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City to wait for IATF'S decision on Misa De Gallo...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be leaving it up to officials from the national government to decide on the fate of Misa De Gallo (dawn Mass) here. Mayor Edgardo Labella, on Monday, November 23, announced that they would wait ...

 2020-11-23 10:18 

Manila Bulletin

POEA explains 5,000 cap on deployment abroad of healthcare workers...

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Monday explained why there is a 5,000 cap on the deployment of healthcare workers. In an online forum of the Department of Labor and Employment, POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said a cap was p...

 2020-11-23 10:18 

Tech in Asia

Malaysia's Aerodyne acquires stake in Australian drone surveying firm Sensorem...

With the strategic investment, Sensorem will provide Aerodyne's solutions to businesses across industries in Australia....

 2020-11-23 10:17 

Cebu Daily News

Level up your gardening game with terrariums...

There's a technique plantsman and other gardening lovers swear by that allows them to continue planting indoors and make miniature gardens without the responsibility of constant watering and care. So if you love houseplants and nature, why not bring t...

 2020-11-23 10:17 

The Strait Times

Malay Language Centre of Singapore launches cards to boost pupils' reading...

Malay language teachers here who need to cater to students with ever-diversifying learning needs can make use of the Malay Language Centre of Singapore's arsenal of resources.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:15 

The Strait Times

2020's best smartphone camera...

SINGAPORE - Artificial intelligence (AI) is the new battleground for smartphone cameras.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Barca drifts, Messi disillusioned as Koeman renovation yet to convince...

Lionel Messi was almost unrecognizable and so was Barcelona as a rare defeat by Atletico Madrid on Saturday cast further doubt over the direction of the Ronald Koeman project.Atletico had not beaten Barca in the league since 2010, their 1-0 win at the Wan...

 2020-11-23 10:13 

Manila Bulletin

Manila gov't to revoke licenses of funeral homes, establishments violating public drinking ordinance...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso warned that he will revoke the licenses of funeral homes and other establishments that will violate the city's ordinance on public drinking. "Lahat ng punenaryang nagpapa-inom (All the funeral ...

 2020-11-23 10:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Frenchman fined for breaking COVID-19 lockdown 'to smash a guy's face in'...

RENNES, France: A man in the Brittany region of northwest France has been fined by police and faces further legal proceedings after breaking the ......

 2020-11-23 10:12 

Malay Mail Online

SAPP: Govt report on MA63 should be made public...

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 23 — The government's report on Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) should be made public so that the people can keep track of and evaluate the implementation of the agreement, says Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk......

 2020-11-23 10:11 

The Strait Times

CNB officer on trial for assaulting man to extort drug confession...

The trial of a Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officer who was accused of assaulting a man several times to extort a drug confession began on Monday (Nov 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:11 

Manila Bulletin

Matteo Guidicelli in no rush to get Sarah Geronimo preggy...

Matteo Guidicelli and Sarah Geronimo were civilly married only last February but many of their fans are already hoping for them to have a baby. Matteo is not at all pressured. When asked about it recently, the actor said, "If it happens next week, gre...

 2020-11-23 10:10 

The Strait Times

Five-room BTO flats in Toa Payoh 6 times oversubscribed; Bishan four-room flats by 5 times...

Undeterred by the high price tag, home seekers rushed for the five-room Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Toa Payoh (Bidadari) - the most expensive units in the November sales launch.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-23 10:10 

Malay Mail Online

Oil prices rise on back of Covid vaccine news...

LONDON, Nov 23 — Oil prices rose more than one per cent today, extending last week's gains as traders eyed a recovery in demand due to successful coronavirus vaccine trials. Sentiment was also bolstered by expectations that the Organization of.....

 2020-11-23 10:10 

Malay Mail Online

FTSE 100 rises; AstraZeneca down after vaccine data...

LONDON, Nov 23 — London stocks extended a three-week rally today as investors bet on swift approvals for some Covid-19 vaccines, but shares of AstraZeneca fell after its vaccine data disappointed some traders. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index gained......

 2020-11-23 10:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Israeli PM held secret talks in Saudi with Pompeo, MBS...
 2020-11-23 10:08 

Manila Bulletin

Velasco wants inquiry on floods to focus on long-term solutions...

As the House of Representatives launches its inquiry into the massive flooding in various parts of Luzon, Speaker Lord Allan Velasco asked the Committee on Agriculture and Food to focus its probe into determining long-term solutions that would prevent dea...

 2020-11-23 10:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Seremban prison placed under two-week EMCO from tomorrow...
 2020-11-23 10:04 

Malay Mail Online

MB: Terengganu announces special Covid-19 initiatives involving RM34.32m...

KUALA TERENGGANU, Nov 23 — The Terengganu government today announced an allocation of RM34.32 million for the implementation of five initiatives to help those impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said......

 2020-11-23 10:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ADB approves $150 million loan to upgrade two international airports in Nepal...

KATHMANDU — The Asian Development Bank has approved a $150 million concessional loan to improve the capacity of Tribhuvan International Airport and Gautam Buddha Airport in Nepal. This will be the largest funding package the multilateral agency has ...

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