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 2021-06-14 04:29 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar junta media accuse ethnic army of killing 25 workers...

Myanmar's junta-controlled media on Monday accused an ethnic armed group of killing 25 construction workers in the east of the country after abducting a group of 47 people last month....

 2021-06-14 04:28 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus outbreaks at Thai factories threaten export sector, recovery...

The virus has swept through over 130 factories, with more than 7,100 cases across 11 provinces.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:28 

Manila Bulletin

Davao Oriental governor recovers from COVID-19...

DAVAO CITY Davao Oriental Governor Nelson Dayanghirang has returned to work after recovering from coronavirus disease. In a statement, the provincial government of Davao Oriental said Dayanghirang resumed office on Thursday, June 10. Dayanghirang and his ...

 2021-06-14 04:26 

Malay Mail Online

MAS survey: Economists expect Singapore economy to grow by 15pc in Q2 and 6.5pc in 2021...

SINGAPORE, June 14 — The Singapore economy is set to expand by 6.5 per cent this year, higher than the Government's full-year growth forecast of 4 to 6 per cent, based on a survey of economists by the central bank. The 24 economists who......

 2021-06-14 04:25 

Channel NewsAsia

COVID-19 outbreaks at Thai factories threaten export sector, recovery...

BANGKOK: A series of COVID-19 outbreaks in Thai factories is raising concerns that the export sector could be hit hard, threatening to further ......

 2021-06-14 04:23 

The Strait Times

Third Covid-19 vaccine centre for students opens at ITE College West...

More than 101,000 students have received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, said Second Education Minister Maliki Osman.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:22 

Manila Bulletin

Surge in COVID-19 cases in Davao del Norte overwhelms medical centers, forces patients to stay at home...

DAVAO CITY Overwhelmed hospitals in Davao del Norte have forced COVID-19 positive patients to stay at home while awaiting hospital admission. This was confirmed by Davao del Norte governor Edwin Jubahib in a video message on Sunday. "Daghan sa atong m...

 2021-06-14 04:19 

The Strait Times

Gojek cuts driver commission by half till at least end-2022 to improve their earnings...

This means Gojek drivers will get to keep 90 per cent of the fare from every trip, instead of 80 per cent.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:19 

The Strait Times

Gojek cuts its commission by half till at least end-2022 to improve drivers' earnings...

This means Gojek drivers will get to keep 90 per cent of the fare from every trip, instead of 80 per cent.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Motorist killed after hitting an 'unknown' animal...
 2021-06-14 04:16 

The Strait Times

Children pay the price in Pakistan's mass HIV outbreak...

RATO DERO, PAKISTAN (AFP) - Since his son was diagnosed with HIV during a mass outbreak in Pakistan among babies and children, hard-up Shahzado Shar has often been forced to choose between food and medicine.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Comelec to launch mobile app for voter registration...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Election (Comelec) on Monday announced the launch of a mobile application in a bid to make the registration process more accessible. Comelec Commissioner Marlon Cascuejo said the app is set to be launched in T...

 2021-06-14 04:15 

The Strait Times

Recovery from Covid-19 depends on data-driven policies: Daily Star contributor...

The writer says policymakers need to ensure the availability of reliable data but also use these data for effective decision making.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:15 

The Strait Times

Imperfect competition between US and China: Statesman...

The paper says the latest bill to help US compete with China could be a turning point for American leadership in the 21st century.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:13 

Philippine Star

Paul-Booker duo drops 71 points as Suns complete sweep of Nuggets...
 2021-06-14 04:12 

The Strait Times

Larger families visit parks, beauty services in high demand as Covid-19 measures ease...

With two weeks left in the June holidays, many of those who visited the parks had young children with them.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 04:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Man jailed for paid sex act with teenage boy who was looking for a 'sugar mummy'...

SINGAPORE: A man was jailed for 10 months on Monday (Jun 14) for paying for a sex act with a 17-year-old boy, after tricking the boy into ......

 2021-06-14 04:12 

Manila Bulletin

Insular Foundation commits to help educate women in prison...

The Insular Foundation, in partnership with Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation (CLFI), recently adopted the Alternative Learning System-Community Learning Center (ALS-CLC) at the Correctional Institution For Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City to help persons depri...

 2021-06-14 04:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ops Black Cat uncovers drug processing lab in Kuching apartment...
 2021-06-14 04:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ops Black Cat uncovers drug processing lab in Kuching apartment [NSTTV]...
 2021-06-14 04:10 

Manila Bulletin

AFP wary of ASG retaliation after sub-leader's death...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is on the lookout for possible retaliatory attacks from the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) following the killing of one of its sub-leaders and three of his followers. An Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) sub-leader and thr...

 2021-06-14 04:10 

Bangkok Post

Two caught with 520kg marijuana...

NAKHON PHANOM: A navy patrol seized 520 kilogrammes of compressed, dried marijuana and arrested two suspects during a search of a pickup in That Phanom district late on Sunday night....

 2021-06-14 04:09 

Manila Bulletin

PNP braces for retaliatory attacks after death of ASG ranking leader, 3 others...

Police forces in Sulu and Basilan were placed under highest security alert in anticipation of the retaliatory attacks from the Abu Sayyaf Group following a joint police and military operation that killed a ranking official of the group and three others in...

 2021-06-14 04:07 

ABS-CBN

Metro Manila mayors agree to shorten curfew...

The 17 mayors of Metro Manila unanimously voted to shorten curfew hours in the capital region in a bid to spur economic activity, an official said on Monday, pointing the area's improving COVID-19 figures....

 2021-06-14 04:06 

Manila Bulletin

Doctors' group warns of COVID-19 surge if NCR+ eases lockdown restrictions...

A group of doctors warned of a surge in coronavirus cases (COVID-19) in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus if the region shifts to a more relaxed quarantine status. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN) Malacaang Spokesperson Harry Roque said that NCR may shift to ...

 2021-06-14 04:04 

Manila Bulletin

End of polio outbreak is proof of effectivity of vaccines — CHR...

Commission-on-Human-Rights Since the polio outbreak in the country has been contained through vaccination, there is no reason why the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cannot be stopped from spreading, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said on Monday, Jun...

 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....

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