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 2020-06-06 13:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Bali to target tourists from nearby countries in new normal - ANTARA News...

The tourism industry in Bali is planning to target travelers from nearby countries, such as Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam, once the province is reopened for ......

 2020-06-06 13:00 

The Strait Times

Viral love: Love stories nudged forward and challenged by the pandemic...

SINGAPORE - Confusion, uncertainty and separation - the global pandemic has disrupted wedding plans, thrown a spanner into conjugal living arrangements, and torn asunder long-distance romances.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-06 12:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penjana: Youth must take advantage of opportunities, says activist...
 2020-06-06 12:57 

Malay Mail Online

CMCO: Man nabbed for assaulting cop at roadblock in Johor...

JOHOR BARU, June 6 — A pillion rider was arrested for allegedly hurling obscene words and punching a policeman when asked to produce interstate travel permission at a roadblock at KM1, Jalan Endau-Rompin, near Mersing, yesterday. Mersing district......

 2020-06-06 12:57 

Malay Mail Online

Balotelli set to be released by Brescia...

ROME, June 6 — Mario Balotelli's ill-fated stint at hometown club Brescia appears to be coming to an end, with local media reporting Saturday his contract will be terminated after repeated absences from training. A letter notifying Balotelli of....

 2020-06-06 12:52 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Seven more airports opened for domestic flights...

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has added seven airports to the list of airports that are allowed to reopen for domestic flights, effective from Saturday (June 6)....

 2020-06-06 12:51 

Malay Mail Online

Global race protests mark George Floyd's death...

LONDON, June 6 — Taking a knee, chanting and ignoring social distancing measures, outraged protesters from Sydney to London kicked off a weekend of global rallies today against racism and police brutality. The death during the arrest of George......

 2020-06-06 12:50 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Thundershowers forecast for most of Thailand...

The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Saturday (June 6) that a low pressure cell covers the upper Bay of Martaban while the strong southwest monsoon across the Andaman Sea and Thailand is becoming stronger....

 2020-06-06 12:46 

ABS-CBN

Bayanihan 1 still effective until June 25, says Roque...

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday emphasized that the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act should expire on June 25, not on June 5, as one senator said....

 2020-06-06 12:45 

Bangkok Post

Brazil threatens to quit WHO...

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has threatened to pull out of the WHO over "ideological bias", as his counterpart Donald Trump said the US economy was recovering from the coronavirus pandemic while Europe slowly reopens its bord...

 2020-06-06 12:42 

The Strait Times

Racially insensitive acts not condoned, but Singapore and US situations are different: Ong Ye Kung...

SINGAPORE - Young people in Singapore are doing the right thing by standing up against racial insensitivity, said Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung on Saturday (June 6) in his first public comments about a photo of a birthday celebration taken in 2016 wh...

 2020-06-06 12:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Five substitutions will help with squad rotation, says Solskjaer...

Increasing the number of substitutions and players on the bench will allow managers to rotate their squads during a congested schedule when the ......

 2020-06-06 12:36 

The Strait Times

Even US$3 billion not enough to settle 1MDB case with Goldman, says finance minister...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's new government would not be willing to accept even compensation of US$3 billion (S$4.19 billion) from Goldman Sachs in a settlement over the 1MDB scandal, the finance minister told Reuters, ruling out a figure that ...

 2020-06-06 12:34 

Malay Mail Online

Solskjaer backs extra subs change...

LONDON, June 6 — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the introduction of extra substitutions will be "welcome" when Manchester United resume their Premier League campaign later this month. The coronavirus pandemic forced the English top flight to ...

 2020-06-06 12:33 

Malay Mail Online

Uda Holdings aims to diversify further to stay relevant, competitive...

PORT DICKSON, June 6 — Property development and asset management company UDA Holdings Bhd plans to diversify further its businesses to ensure that the government-linked company remains competitive and relevant in the future. Chairman Datuk......

 2020-06-06 12:32 

Philippine Star

QC, Manila to provide students with tablets...

With the expected shift to distance learning next school year, the local governments of Quezon City and Manila have approved proposals to provide public school students with tablets to support their education....

 2020-06-06 12:32 

Malay Mail Online

Jais to conduct online pre-marriage course beginning June 13...

SHAH ALAM, June 6 — The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) will conduct the Islamic Pre-Marriage Course (KPPI) via online, beginning June 13. Jais director Mohd Shahzihan Ahmad said applications for the online KPPI can be made starting......

 2020-06-06 12:32 

Jakarta Post

Cosmetics company Martina Berto shifts to healthcare products...

The company has begun to produce in-demand health products during the pandemic, including hand sanitizer, hand gel and disinfectant, as well as bottled herbal drinks....

 2020-06-06 12:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ex-Gilas teammates share how they spend time during lockdown...

MANILA, Philippines -- Aside from staying in shape, PBA stars have also used the long break to learn other things while being at home with their families.Teaching their kids and cooking for thefamily are just among the stuff they do to be productive durin...

 2020-06-06 12:30 

Manila Standard

Coronavirus world toll at 11 GMT Saturday(7 PM Philippine time)...

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 364,362 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 11 GMT on Saturday(7 PM Philippine time)....

 2020-06-06 12:27 

ABS-CBN

'Insensitive' to let public return to work minus adequate public transport, says think-tank...

The Action for Economic Reforms called on government to lift restrictions on public utility vehicles and ease the suffering of commuters under GCQ....

 2020-06-06 12:24 

Malay Mail Online

CMCO: Stop-work order issued on construction site in Jalan Bukit Kiara 1...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — A construction site at Jalan Bukit Kiara 1, here, was ordered to immediately stop work following activities being carried out by the contractor at the site during the conditional movement control order (CMCO). The Kuala......

 2020-06-06 12:24 

Malay Mail Online

Generation Z: creative and committed, against the virus...

NEW YORK, June 6 — With their art, technology know-how, creative social networking skills or political commitment, post-millennials, known as Generation Z, have found their own ways to help others through the coronavirus lockdown. From Colombia to.....

 2020-06-06 12:19 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian Employers Federation: RM9b Penjana allocation will help revive employment sector...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The government's move to allocate RM9 billion to reduce unemployment rates under the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) will help revive the country's employment sector which is severely affected by Covid-19......

 2020-06-06 12:16 

Malay Mail Online

Pacu to facilitate approvals, speed up implementation of manufacturing projects, says Azmin...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) will set up a new unit called the Project Acceleration and Coordination Unit (Pacu) to facilitate the approval process and speed up the implementation of approved......

 2020-06-06 12:14 

ABS-CBN

DFA: Number of overseas Filipinos infected with COVID-19 now at 5,369...

Of the total, 2,225 have recovered and 363 others died. The remaining 2,781 cases are still active or recovering, the DFA said....

 2020-06-06 12:10 

Manila Standard

Global race protests mark George Floyd's death...

Taking a knee, chanting and ignoring social distancing measures, outraged protesters from Sydney to London kicked off a weekend of global rallies Saturday against racism and police brutality....

 2020-06-06 12:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Private educational institutes in JB to reopen with strict SOPs in place...
 2020-06-06 12:08 

ABS-CBN

P6.8-M worth of shabu seized in Cavite buy-bust; 2 arrested...

Earlier, President Rodrigo Duterte renewed a threat to kill drug dealers after police seized 756 kilos of shabu in Bulacan....

 2020-06-06 12:06 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia to double deficit to fund stimulus, says finance minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Malaysia's fiscal deficit will nearly double to around 6 per cent of annual economic output this year because of the government's recent efforts to revive the economy, the finance minister told Reuters, adding it could...

 2020-06-06 12:04 

The Strait Times

Washington prepares for major protests as US officials move to rein in policing tactics...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Protesters are expected to gather in Washington for a huge demonstration on Saturday (June 6), its police chief said, as US street marches over the killing of a black man in custody enter a 12th day and authorities move to rein in p...

 2020-06-06 12:03 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu8 Camp: Releasing them is our priority...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The legal counsel of the seven activists and one bystander arrested last Friday, June 5 after a rally in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City will be exhausting legal means for their immediate release. King Anthony Perez, spokesperson ...

 2020-06-06 12:03 

Bangkok Post

Phuket to reopen beaches Tuesday...

PHUKET: The island province will reopen its beaches from Tuesday as it eases its lockdown in line with the decline in local coronavirus infections across the country....

 2020-06-06 12:01 

Malay Mail Online

Lawyer for German suspect in Madeleine McCann case has no comment...

BERLIN, June 6 — A lawyer representing the German man suspected of murdering Madeleine McCann, a British girl who disappeared in Portugal in 2007 aged 3, said today he had no comment on the case. Germany is investigating a 43-year-old German......

 2020-06-06 12:01 

Jakarta Post

Our waste, our problem...

Greater Jakarta, with more than 30 million people, sends more than 14,000 tons of waste to the eight landfills every day....

 2020-06-06 12:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Brescia to terminate Balotelli's contract for missing training - reports...

Brescia are set to terminate Mario Balotelli's contract after the Italy striker failed to return to training ahead of Serie A's restart this ......

 2020-06-06 12:00 

Jakarta Post

A world redrawn: Japan architect Ban urges virus-safe shelters...

Japans Pritzker Award-winning architect Shigeru Ban, famous for designing buildings from paper tubes in disaster areas, says the world needs to think about tackling natural catastrophes in the coronavirus era....

 2020-06-06 11:57 

Malay Mail Online

Finance minister: Even US$3b not enough to settle Malaysia's 1MDB case with Goldman...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Malaysia's new government would not be willing to accept even compensation of US$3 billion (RM12.8 billion) from Goldman Sachs in a settlement over the 1MDB scandal, the finance minister told Reuters, ruling out a figure.....

 2020-06-06 11:57 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia gives green light for voluntary patrols during CMCO...

PUTRAJAYA, June 6 — The government has approved the guidelines for conducting patrols in green zones under the Voluntary Patrol Scheme (SRS) during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) period. This will allow 1,079 SRS with 68,410 members.....

 2020-06-06 11:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Use face mask in confined, crowded places...
 2020-06-06 11:55 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

NBA players union want more talks over restart plan...

NBA players have requested further negotiations with league chiefs before signing off on plans to resume the season in Florida next month, a statement said on Friday.The National Basketball Players Association said its board of player representatives had ...

 2020-06-06 11:53 

The Strait Times

Trump catches Merkel off guard with decision to pull 9,500 troops from Germany...

BERLIN (BLOOMBERG) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel was caught off guard by US President Donald Trump's decision to pull 9,500 US troops out of Germany by September.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-06 11:53 

ABS-CBN

200 OFWs na balik-probinsiya sana, stranded sa NAIA Terminal 2...

Mag-i-isang linggo na sa paliparan ang ilan sa kanila, pero tiis-tiis lang daw sila sa pag-asang makakapiling na ang kanilang mga pamilya....

 2020-06-06 11:51 

Channel NewsAsia

What US police are shooting at protesters...

Police across the United States are using a variety of weapons on protesters during demonstrations against the death of an unarmed black man in ......

 2020-06-06 11:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Global race protests mark George Floyd's death...

Taking a knee, chanting and ignoring social distancing measures, outraged protesters from Sydney to London kicked off a weekend of global rallies ......

 2020-06-06 11:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: Difficult to determine actual cause of death...
 2020-06-06 11:45 

Channel NewsAsia

France tells China it still backs 'one country, two systems' for Hong Kong...

French President Emmanuel Macron has told Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping he is following events in Hong Kong closely and continues to back the ......

 2020-06-06 11:45 

ABS-CBN

Higit 1,000 residente ng San Dionisio, Paraaque isinailalim sa rapid test...

Patapos na ang "calibrated at reasonable" lockdown sa ilang bahagi ng barangay San Dionisio sa Paraaque....

 2020-06-06 11:42 

The Strait Times

Malaysia to double fiscal deficit to fund stimulus, says finance minister...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's fiscal deficit will nearly double to around 6 per cent of annual economic output this year because of the government's recent efforts to revive the economy, the finance minister told Reuters, adding it could see...

 2020-06-06 11:42 

Cebu Daily News

Labella sad over protest arrests, urges public to stay calm...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged the public to stay calm after the heated encounter of the police and cause-oriented groups during a protest outside the University of the Philippines-Cebu in Barangay Lahug on June 5, 20...

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