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 2021-06-14 04:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Meet Vivaldi, a new all-in-one browser from Norway...
 2021-06-14 04:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Private-sector economists raise Singapore's 2021 growth forecast again to 6.5%: MAS survey...

SINGAPORE: Private-sector economists have once again raised their 2021 growth forecasts for the Singapore economy, according to the latest ......

 2021-06-14 04:00 

Manila Bulletin

Luxury brand Herms unveils Birkin bag series made from real vegetables...

Many of us are familiar with the luxury brand Herms and its stylish products that range from clothes and scarves to cosmetics. But the product that the brand is well-known for is its Birkin bag which is sure to catch anyone's attention (not to mention...

 2021-06-14 04:00 

The Strait Times

Private-sector economists raise Singapore's 2021 growth forecast to 6.5% from 5.8%: MAS survey...

Respondents expect economy to grow 15% year on year in April to June quarter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:00 

Manila Standard

New Zealand's Ardern pans mosque attacks film amid backlash...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday criticised a planned movie about her response to the 2019 Christchurch mosque attacks as poorly timed and focussed on the wrong subject....

 2021-06-14 03:58 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian-born journalist Ed Yong wins Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Malaysian-born British science journalist Edmund Yong has won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Born in 1981, Edmund, better known as Ed Yong, migrated to the UK in 1994 and became a citizen in 2005. Yong......

 2021-06-14 03:58 

Malay Mail Online

Microsoft will release the Xbox mini fridge, embracing the memes made by fans (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Embracing the jokes online comparing the Xbox X Series to a refrigerator, Microsoft will be selling the Xbox mini fridge this upcoming holiday season. The announcement was made at the end of their E3......

 2021-06-14 03:58 

ABS-CBN

1Sambayan says campaign app hacked...

Pro-democracy coalition 1Sambayan said Monday its campaign app was hacked last week, claiming the attack was orchestrated by its political rivals "to maintain in power"....

 2021-06-14 03:58 

Manila Bulletin

BDO and partner schools: Living and learning through the pandemic...

Manuel S. Enverga University It's not only entrepreneurs who have been struggling through the pandemic—schools have also been doing their best to survive and continue operations for the sake of students and teachers. One example of how a school ...

 2021-06-14 03:56 

Manila Bulletin

TXT's 'Freeze' debuts at No. 5 on Billboard 200...

TXT (Twitter) K-pop boy band TXT (Tomorrow X Together) debuted at No. 5 on Billboard 200, their highest ranking on the chart since debut. Billboard reported on June 13 that TXT grabbed the "first top 10 album on the Billboard 200, as 'The Chaos Ch...

 2021-06-14 03:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah lawyer apologises, cannot withdraw derogatory statement in submission...
 2021-06-14 03:54 

The Strait Times

Pan Ocean proposes delisting from SGX with $8.70 per share exit offer...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Bulk shipping company Pan Ocean is proposing a voluntary delisting from the Singapore Exchange with a conditional cash exit offer of $8.70 per share.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 03:54 

Manila Bulletin

MMDA field workers get free TB screening...

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide its field personnel with free tuberculosis (TB) screening and chest X-ray. (Photo from MMDA) MMDA Chairman Be...

 2021-06-14 03:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: The best iOS best apps of the year...
 2021-06-14 03:51 

Bangkok Post

Ambulance crashes during storm, 3 hurt...

PHUKET: A hospital ambulance crashed off the road during a storm in the small hours of Monday in Muang district. The driver and two nurses escaped with only minor injuries....

 2021-06-14 03:50 

Bangkok Post

Ayutthaya hospital employees infected, remains open...

AYUTTHAYA: Eighteen employees of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Hospital were found to be infected with Covid-19 but the situation was under control and it remains open, hospital director Chokchai Leetho-chawalit said....

 2021-06-14 03:48 

Malay Mail Online

Wasabi the Pekingese wins Westminster Dog Show in New York...

TARRYTOWN, June 14 — Wasabi, a fuzzy Pekingese with a black and brown face and soulful eyes, won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Sunday in Tarrytown, New York. A Whippet named Bourbon came in second, winning the Reserve......

 2021-06-14 03:45 

ABS-CBN

Bangkay natagpuan sa nasunog na cargo vessel sa Maynila...

Natagpuan nitong umaga ng Lunes ang isang bangkay mula sa nasunog na cargo vessel sa Delpan Wharf sa Tondo, Maynila....

 2021-06-14 03:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Solon: DepEd 'circumvented' law by printing self-learning modules...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) violated the law by printing self-learning modules for distance learning amid the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta said Monday. During the hearing of the House committee...

 2021-06-14 03:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to hear first testimony...

YANGON: The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will hear its first testimony in a junta court on Monday (Jun 14), more than four ......

 2021-06-14 03:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

AmBank first to launch Malaysia's digital onboarding solution for SMEs...
 2021-06-14 03:37 

Manila Bulletin

Abalos bares shortened Metro Manila curfew starting June 15...

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos says the uniform curfew in Metro Manila will be shortened to 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. starting midnight on June 15. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos (Screengrab from Facebook live) Abalos made th...

 2021-06-14 03:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Markets mostly down in holiday-thinned Asia trade, eyes on Fed...

HONG KONG Asian markets struggled Monday during holiday-hit trade, with investors looking forward to the Federal Reserve's next meeting this week hoping for fresh clues about monetary policy in light of the US economy's blistering recovery. Anothe...

 2021-06-14 03:36 

Phnom Penh Post

Provinces enforce restriction measure amid outbreak...

The Siem Reap Provincial Administration will continue to enforce Covid-19 administrative measures including a curfew, while the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Hall will take similar measures for Poipet town....

 2021-06-14 03:35 

Phnom Penh Post

Project set to power rural solar shift...

Czech NGO People in Need, with support from the EU and the Czech Development Agency (CzDA), launched the Switch to Solar project, aiming to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the Kingdom's rural areas, CzDA said in a press release....

 2021-06-14 03:35 

Phnom Penh Post

Vulture census to determine birds' numbers...

The vulture census conducted by the Ministry of Environment and partner organisations on June 9 recorded 82 vultures in protected areas in the provinces of Preah Vihear, Mondulkiri, Stung Treng and Kratie, according to ministry spokesman Neth Pheaktra....

 2021-06-14 03:35 

Phnom Penh Post

'Stop Covid' QR Code report denounced...

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Ministry of Health deplored an article by the Hong Kong-based Asia Times which reported that China was squeezing Cambodia to obtain private data accumulated from the country's Covid-19 QR code-based loc...

 2021-06-14 03:35 

Phnom Penh Post

HCMC establishes working group to purchase coronavirus vaccines...

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) authorities have set up a working team responsible for buying Covid-19 vaccines for at least two-thirds of its population by year-end, HCMC People's Committee chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong told an online meeting on June 11....

 2021-06-14 03:35 

Phnom Penh Post

G7 leaders take on pandemic, climate change, infrastructure...

Group of Seven (G7) leaders on June 12 confronted the threat of future pandemics as the elite club of wealthy nations advertised a newfound Western unity at its first physical summit since 2019....

 2021-06-14 03:35 

Phnom Penh Post

Warship museum planned...

An inter-ministerial working group has been searching in Kandal and Prey Veng provinces for 10ha to 15ha of land to construct a museum for unexploded ordnance (UXO) recovered from a warship sunk in the Mekong River during the Cambodian civil war in the 19...

 2021-06-14 03:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Maintenance worker dies after falling into sewer hole...
 2021-06-14 03:35 

Philippine Star

DILG to LGUs, traders: Accept national ID for all transactions...
 2021-06-14 03:35 

Philippine Star

Oligopolies stall Philippines development; more FDI needed Salceda...
 2021-06-14 03:34 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Zamora pushes to retain GCQ after June 15...

A day before announcing the new quarantine classification for Metro Manila, San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora said on Monday that he wants to retain the General Community Quarantine (GCQ) classification for the National Capital Region Plus (NCR-plus) are...

 2021-06-14 03:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Scientist feels safer and confident after vaccination...
 2021-06-14 03:30 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Belmonte favors increased capacity limit of business establishments...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Monday said she is in favor of further easing the quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila by increasing the operational capacity limit of business establishments in her city as it continues to experience decreasing number...

 2021-06-14 03:30 

Manila Standard

Pacific islanders likely found Antarctica first: study...

Polynesian seafarers likely reached Antarctica hundreds of years before the Western explorers usually credited with discovering the frozen continent, a new study has concluded....

 2021-06-14 03:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Dubai's yachts offer COVID-19 socially distanced luxury...

DUBAI: Dubai earned a reputation for delivering luxury for those with cash to splash years ago, but amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new mode of ......

 2021-06-14 03:29 

Manila Bulletin

These women are riding the waves in traditional Filipiniana style...

Artist Archie Geotina and photographer Bren Lopez capture Pinay surfers in action wearing Filipiniana Ikit Agudo A woman in Filipiniana is an image of grace, elegance, and, of course, beauty. Think of Federico Alcuaz's " Tres Marias " series a...

 2021-06-14 03:28 

Manila Bulletin

Jericho Cruz scores 24 to lead Guam past Hong Kong...

Jericho Cruz (right) makes his move against Hong Kong n the first of their two FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers match in Amman, Jordan (FIBA) Jericho Cruz scored 24 points to help Guam produce a 103-83 victory over Hong Kong Sunday, June 13, in the first of their...

 2021-06-14 03:23 

Manila Bulletin

1Sambayan faces uphill climb in 2022 elections after some nominees decline — Roque...

Malacaang is wishing the opposition coalition 1Sambayan good luck after it fielded its nominees for president and vice president in the 2022 elections. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque however observed the opposition coalition may face an uphill climb i...

 2021-06-14 03:21 

Philippine Star

'Everything is possible': Djokovic eyes Golden Grand Slam...
 2021-06-14 03:21 

Malay Mail Online

Dubai's yachts offer socially-distanced luxury...

DUBAI, Juen 14 — Dubai earned a reputation for delivering luxury for those with cash to splash years ago, but amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a new mode of travel has become popular — yachts. "It's more private, you're with only family...

 2021-06-14 03:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Law promoting gender parity in Japan elections passed...
 2021-06-14 03:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Key dates in the Carlos Ghosn saga...
 2021-06-14 03:17 

Manila Bulletin

Gordon pushes home quarantine for fully vaccinated OFWs and returning residents...

Senator Richard J, Gordon on Monday strongly suggested that fully-vaccinated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and returning residents should be sent to their homes upon arrival in the country and not sent to quarantine in hotels. ''They are alread...

 2021-06-14 03:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Attractive salary, benefits main EVP workers look for...
 2021-06-14 03:15 

Malay Mail Online

Survey: Attractive salary, benefits top factor for Malaysian job seekers...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — A recent survey found that 72 per cent of Malaysian respondents ranked "attractive salary and benefits'' as the most important employee value proposition (EVP) they seek in an ideal employer. "Work-life balanc...

 2021-06-14 03:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Kalisz books first spot on US swim team for Tokyo...

REUTERS: Chase Kalisz secured the first spot on the U.S. Olympic swim team for the Tokyo Games after winning the men's 400m individual medley ......

 2021-06-14 03:15 

Channel NewsAsia

World stocks near record high as investors await dovish Fed act...

TOKYO: Global shares held firm near record highs on Monday while U.S. bond yields flirted with three-month lows as investors expect the ......

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