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 2021-06-14 09:29 

Channel NewsAsia

'Strong and stable government' needed in COVID-19 fight, says Sarawak coalition in audience with king...

KUALA LUMPUR: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), the ruling coalition in the Borneo state, highlighted the importance of a "strong and stable ......

 2021-06-14 09:29 

Vietnam News

Central ports propose upgrades...

Many ports in the central region are improving their capacity or proposing upgrades to meet the rising demand for foreign trade....

 2021-06-14 09:29 

Bangkok Post

Philippine police chief warns vote buying in 2022 polls may go digital...

MANILA: Philippine police chief Guillermo Eleazar warned on Monday that political candidates may try to take advantage of the growth in the use of digital platforms and e-wallets in the country to buy votes in national elections next year....

 2021-06-14 09:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Phenomenal' Sterling sets tone for England...
 2021-06-14 09:27 

The Strait Times

Lawyer was bankrupt, allegedly claimed to be practising and borrowed money from client...

The woman allegedly claimed to be a practising lawyer and borrowed money from a client.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:27 

Malay Mail Online

Khairy says 'manual error' behind botched weekend Covid-19 vaccination appointments...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Science, Technology and Innovation minister Khairy Jamaluddin today cited "manual error: behind problematic Covid-19 vaccination appointments, which saw several turning up at vaccination centres (PPVs) on weekends, only.....

 2021-06-14 09:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch...

Lagos-based entrepreneur Ogechi Egemonu was selling more than 500,000 naira (US$1,219) worth of watches, shoes and handbags on Twitter per week....

 2021-06-14 09:25 

The Strait Times

The Big Story: New local Covid-19 cases highest since June 3, as S'pore eases curbs...

SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to be sent to Labuan...
 2021-06-14 09:23 

The Strait Times

Data centre operators eyeing Batam as new digital hot spot...

The data centre market in South-east Asia is poised to grow by US$10.57 billion (S$14 billion) between 2019 and 2023.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Have mercy on frontliners...
 2021-06-14 09:22 

Malay Mail Online

Acceleration of Covid-19 immunisation programme in Sarawak among issues discussed during GPS leaders' virtual audience with Agong...

KUCHING, June 14 — The Sarawak government will accelerate the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme and complete it by August to achieve herd immunity. This is one of the three points brought up by Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg during.....

 2021-06-14 09:22 

The Strait Times

Football: Euro 2020 host Saint Petersburg tightens virus restrictions...

SAINT PETERSBURG (AFP) - Authorities in Saint Petersburg, which is hosting a series of Euro 2020 matches, said on Monday (June 14) they were tightening anti-coronavirus restrictions in an effort to curb a new spike in infections.. Read more at straitstime...

 2021-06-14 09:21 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars, motorbikes by 2050...

JAKARTA: Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to replace vehicles powered by combustion engines, the country's energy minister said on Monday, as the Southeast Asian country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions....

 2021-06-14 09:20 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Ministry clarifies VAT imposition solely on premium basic necessities - ANTARA News...

The government will solely impose value-added tax (VAT) on premium basic necessities through amendment to Law No. 6 of 1983 on general provisions and taxation ......

 2021-06-14 09:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Brighter days await Tasik Chini as Pahang Regent orders for expansion of forest reserve...
 2021-06-14 09:20 

The Strait Times

Singapore firms fined $75,000 for personal data lapses affecting over 600,000 people...

The data included names and contact numbers, and, in some cases, financial information.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:18 

Malay Mail Online

Putin expects 'constructive' cooperation with new Israeli PM...

MOSCOW, June 14 — Russian President Vladimir Putin today congratulated the new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and expressed hope for "constructive4; cooperation after an alliance of parties ousted Benjamin Netanyahu. "I expect tha...

 2021-06-14 09:18 

Malay Mail Online

German health minister floats lifting of mask rules...

BERLIN, June 14 — Germany could soon begin easing rules on mask-wearing as the country enjoys a sharp drop in Covid-19 infections, Health Minister Jens Spahn said today. "With falling incidence rates, we could proceed in stages. The first stage....

 2021-06-14 09:17 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Success in pandemic handling hinges chiefly on vaccination pace - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) expressed strong belief that the pace of COVID-19 vaccination would ascertain the success in handling the pandemic.Regions, ......

 2021-06-14 09:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Security guard fined for taking laptop left behind by student at school canteen...

SINGAPORE: When a security guard who worked at a secondary school came across a student's laptop in the canteen, he took it instead of returning ......

 2021-06-14 09:16 

The Strait Times

Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch...

Nigeria announced the suspension on June 4.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:14 

Malay Mail Online

French nuclear firm seeks to fix 'performance issue' at China plant...

BEIJING, June 14 — A French nuclear firm said today it was working to resolve a "performance issue" at a plant it part-owns in China's southern Guangdong province following a US media report of a potential leak there. CNN reported earlie...

 2021-06-14 09:13 

Malay Mail Online

Rep fears spread of Covid-19 among Penans after woman dies in Telang Usan...

MIRI, June 14 — Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau has confirmed that the 54-year-old woman who died of Covid-19 in Miri as reported yesterday was a Penan woman from one of the 88 villages in his constituency. According to him, the woman was......

 2021-06-14 09:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Coca-Cola partners with PBSP, PLAF to collect, recycle plastic packaging...

Plastic waste pollution continues to be a growing problem in the Philippines and the world as millions of tons of plastic end up in our oceans, endangering marine life and contributing to climate change. Coca-Cola Philippines, in line with its vision of a...

 2021-06-14 09:12 

The Strait Times

Football: Eriksen's toughest battle on road to recovery will be mental, says Muamba...

The ex-Bolton midfielder collapsed during an FA Cup match in 2012 and was technically dead for 78min.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:11 

The Strait Times

Golf: Garrick Higgo nets first career PGA win as Chesson Hadley unravels...

SOUTH CAROLINA (REUTERS) South African Garrick Higgo shot a 3-under 68 and took advantage of Chesson Hadley's late collapse on Sunday (June 13) to win the Palmetto Championship at Congaree by one stroke for his first career victory.. Read more at stra...

 2021-06-14 09:11 

Philippine Star

With a new ICC prosecutor, lawyers of 'drug war' victims kin hope for investigation into Duterte...
 2021-06-14 09:11 

Philippine Star

DOH: Soon-to-expire AstraZeneca jabs fully distributed to vaccination sites...
 2021-06-14 09:11 

ABS-CBN

P300,000 pabuya alok para matukoy ang pumatay sa kapitan sa Lipa City...

Nagbabala naman ang alkalde ng Lipa City sa mga may balak umanong maghasik ng lagim sa kanilang lungsod....

 2021-06-14 09:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Gojek to reduce service fees for drivers by half; cut to 10% from Jun 21...

SINGAPORE: Gojek drivers in Singapore will pay less to the ride-hailing platform from Jun 21, in a scheme that will last to at least the end of 2022....

 2021-06-14 09:11 

Philippine Star

1$:47.890...
 2021-06-14 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea refiner Hyundai Oilbank seeks listing in 2022 - parent...

SEOUL: Hyundai Oilbank Co Ltd, the refinery unit of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings decided on Monday to pursue a listing in the South ......

 2021-06-14 09:09 

Manila Bulletin

Joey Marquez reveals earning P7.00 as janitor prior to showbiz success...

We know him mainly as a funnyman, a politician, but did you know Joey Marquez was once a janitor? Indeed. He worked as a janitor at Clark Air Base when he was a teenager. He told "Tunay Na Buhay," "I was around 14, 15 years old 15 then..."...

 2021-06-14 09:09 

Manila Bulletin

Trillanes backs 1Sambayan vs Duterte; ready to support Robredo...

Though he is not the favorite to win opposition coalition 1Sambayan's blessing as its lone candidate for president, former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said he fully supports the group even it requires him not to run in any elective post in the 2022 p...

 2021-06-14 09:07 

Philippine Star

My golf journey...
 2021-06-14 09:07 

Manila Bulletin

3 big banks applying for digital bank license...

There are now three commercial banks that are applying for digital bank license, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) officials. Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) is one of these three applicants, plus two other commercial ba...

 2021-06-14 09:07 

Manila Bulletin

San Juan City to start vaccination of A5 priority group...

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora announced on Monday that the city government will start the inoculation of its residents under the A5 (indigents) priority group on Tuesday, June 15, making it the first city in Metro Manila to start the vaccination of t...

 2021-06-14 09:06 

Manila Bulletin

P/$ rate closes at P47.89/$1...

The peso closed lower at P47.89 to the US dollar Monday, (June 14) from P47.70 last Friday. The weighted average rate depreciated to P47.829 from P47.711. Total volume amounted to $1.001.9 billion according to the Bankers Association of the Philippines....

 2021-06-14 09:06 

Manila Bulletin

Hassle-free entry for fully inoculated passengers eyed in Cebu City...

12512 CEBU CITY Fully inoculated passengers may soon enter this city without presenting a COVID-19 test and other medical requirements, a proposed measure from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) here to the Mayor's Office revealed. Councilor Joel G...

 2021-06-14 09:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer - Eriksen's toughest battle on road to recovery will be mental: Muamba...

REUTERS: Former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba said Christian Eriksen's collapse brought back painful memories of his own cardiac ......

 2021-06-14 09:05 

Vietnam News

Issuance plans sometimes pressure 'small' investors...

In the context of impressive growth of the stock market, many companies have flocked to issue shares to raise capital but not all of them achieve the expected result....

 2021-06-14 09:04 

Malay Mail Online

First batch of Kangtai developed Covid-19 vaccine arrives in Malaysia for clinical trial...

KUCHING, June 14 — The first batch of inactivated Covid-19 vaccine which was developed by the Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co Ltd (SZKT) has arrived in Malaysia to be used for Phase 3 clinical trial carried out by a private company.......

 2021-06-14 09:04 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo offers help to contain COVID-19 surge in Davao City...

Vice President Leni Robredo's spokesman said on Monday, June 14, she is ready and willing to help Davao City as it battles with the COVID-19 surge unless the camp of presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will once more engage ...

 2021-06-14 09:04 

Manila Bulletin

Advocacy group seeks accountability on sickly, elderly prisoner's death...

Kapatid An advocacy group for prisoners on Monday, June 14, urged the government to look into the accountability of agencies which should look after the health and safety of persons deprived of liberty (PDLs). In a statement, Kapatid said that Jesus Alegr...

 2021-06-14 09:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Fast evolving nature of virus a big concern...
 2021-06-14 09:02 

The Strait Times

Singer Sheryl Crow says she was sexually harassed by Michael Jackson's manager...

Singer Sheryl Crow, who had toured with superstar Michael Jackson in the late 1980s at the start of her career, has opened up about the sexual harassment she faced from his manager, Frank DiLeo.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

Wright picks Ginebra, TNT and SMB as teams to beat...

Matthew Wright of the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters. (PBA Images) If and when the PBA resumes with the Philippine Cup, Matthew Wright of the Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters feels that it's the same 'heavyweight'; teams that are legitimate conte...

 2021-06-14 09:00 

The Strait Times

PGA Tour player blog: Lee Kyoung-hoon on repaying his parents with a first Tour title...

When I earned my first PGA Tour victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson in May, one of the best messages I received was from my parents who sent a congratulatory video.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 08:58 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu teams split matches in Wesley So Cup...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The four Cebu-based wood pushing teams vying in the ongoing Wesley So Cup Conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) had rough performances in their respective matches last Saturday, June 12, 20...

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