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 2021-01-18 03:57 

The Strait Times

A high-end Croatian wine finds its way to Biden's presidential inauguration...

The wine, which sells for about US$60-70 (S$80-93) per bottle in the United States, is from the Benmosche Family Winery.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-18 03:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#JOM! x Shopee #JOMShopeeNew Year Challenge Week 3 Winner...
 2021-01-18 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

England recall would mean everything to me, says Man City's Stones...

REUTERS: John Stones has established himself at the heart of the Manchester City defence this season and he hopes his return to form will ......

 2021-01-18 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: England recall would mean everything to me, says Man City's Stones...

MANCHESTER: John Stones has established himself at the heart of the Manchester City defence this season, and he hopes his return to form will ......

 2021-01-18 03:55 

Malay Mail Online

'Paddington' bears tour crowd-free Machu Picchu...

LIMA, Jan 18 — Two members of South America's only bear species — a mother and her cub — have been spotted exploring the ruins of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, where tourist numbers have been restricted due to the pandemic. The p...

 2021-01-18 03:54 

Philippine Star

Bulls overcome Doncic's historic triple-double, down Mavs...
 2021-01-18 03:54 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties in Sulawesi...

MAMAJU, Jan 18 — Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced today to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island. At least 81 people were killed and thousands left homeless by.....

 2021-01-18 03:53 

Manila Bulletin

PH COVID-19 cases may reach 530,000 by January 31 OCTA Research...

Coronavirus cases in the Philippines may reach up to 530,000 by the end of January, a group of experts warned Monday. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) In an interview over DZMM, OCTA Research Fellow Dr. Guido David noted an "upward trend" of coro...

 2021-01-18 03:51 

Bangkok Post

Thailand sold itself as a paradise Covid retreat. No one came...

It's hard to imagine a more luxurious place to spend two weeks of quarantine than the Anantara Phuket Suites & Villas, where visitors are pampered in private residences that can have their own pool and courtyard....

 2021-01-18 03:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PCG to spend up to RM7bil to expand derivatives, speciality chemicals...
 2021-01-18 03:45 

The Strait Times

Private sector rolls out initiatives to support Covid-19 vaccination programme in Singapore...

OCBC Bank and Great Eastern announced programmes to support those receiving the shots.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-18 03:45 

Bangkok Post

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties...

MAMUJU, Indonesia: Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island....

 2021-01-18 03:45 

Bangkok Post

Australia rebuffs tennis stars' quarantine complaints...

MELBOURNE: Dozens of tennis stars stuck in hotel quarantine ahead of the Australian Open were told Monday they would get no "special treatment" to leave their rooms to train, despite complaints from some players....

 2021-01-18 03:43 

The Strait Times

Three-quarters of Australians want PM Morrison to rebuke MP for Covid-19 misinformation: Poll...

The poll also found that disapproval of Craig Kelly was strong across party lines.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-18 03:42 

Malay Mail Online

Meet the Bidens: America's new 'first family'...

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 — President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday. Biden has made his family a major focus throughout his career, and his 2020 presidential campaign thrust......

 2021-01-18 03:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

ISG a key cog in MAHB airport network amid pandemic...
 2021-01-18 03:39 

Philippine Star

'So addicting': Liza Soberano raves about new Siargao discovery...
 2021-01-18 03:39 

Malay Mail Online

Maybank IB reiterates stable OPR call from BNM for this year...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB) has reiterated its view that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will keep the overnight policy rate (OPR) unchanged at the Monetary Policy Committee's upcoming meeting, which is......

 2021-01-18 03:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Prolonged impact from MCO 2.0 to impede aviation's profits...
 2021-01-18 03:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

BAWSS rescues 15 dogs from animal shelter in Penampang...
 2021-01-18 03:37 

Cebu Daily News

LTO-7 chief to motorists: TCH is not a playground...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—If it meant minimizing accidents, the top official of the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) advised motorists to discipline themselves while traversing Trans Central Highway (TCH). Victor Caindec, director ...

 2021-01-18 03:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Emergency declaration does not spark fund exodus from Bursa...
 2021-01-18 03:35 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'Clear authority' for LGUs to deal directly with Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers pushed...

MANILA, Philippines — Local government units (LGUs) should be allowed to directly negotiate with suppliers of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines, the national president of the League of Provinces of the Philippines said Monday. During the ...

 2021-01-18 03:35 

Philippine Star

Palawan Queen's Gambit: The lesson of adjusting...
 2021-01-18 03:34 

Bangkok Post

Police put under pressure, release WeVo guard...

SAMUT PRAKAN: A member of the We Volunteer (WeVo) protest guard who was arrested on a court warrant was released by Bang Kaew police on Sunday night after about 200 angry members of the group gathered outside the police station....

 2021-01-18 03:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Meet the Bidens: America's new 'first family'...

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday (Jan 20). ......

 2021-01-18 03:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

China's economy grew by only 2.3 per cent in 2020...
 2021-01-18 03:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Public sector projects to drive bulk of construction sector's recovery in 2021...

SINGAPORE: Construction demand is expected to make a moderate recovery in 2021, largely supported by public sector demand, with a number of ......

 2021-01-18 03:31 

Manila Bulletin

DOH to issue vaccine passports to those inoculated with COVID vaccines to ease mobility...

The planned issuance of a vaccine passport for people who have been inoculated against the coronavirus could be the key to a return to normal life, Malacaang said Monday. (ALI VICOY / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) As the government ramps up the acquisitio...

 2021-01-18 03:30 

Bangkok Post

Migrants arrested while gambling...

SAMUT PRAKAN: Twelve Myanmar nationals were arrested for violating the provincial ban on crowd gatherings during the Covid-19 outbreak, in Bang Phli district on Sunday night....

 2021-01-18 03:30 

Manila Standard

Apple's Cook says Parler could return to App Store with reforms...

Parler, the social network popular among conservatives, could return to Apple's App Store if it changes how it moderates posts on the platform, the tech giant's CEO Tim Cook said Sunday....

 2021-01-18 03:29 

Tech in Asia

Deliveroo bags $180m at over $7b valuation...

The series H round was led by Durable Capital Partners and Fidelity Management and Research Company....

 2021-01-18 03:29 

ABS-CBN

PH coronavirus cases may reach 530,000 by end-January: OCTA Research...

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Philippines may reach 530,000 to 540,000 by end of the month, a group of independent researchers said Monday....

 2021-01-18 03:29 

Manila Bulletin

Australia unlikely to open border in 2021: health official...

Australia's international borders are unlikely to open to travellers this year despite the rollout of coronavirus vaccines, a top health official said Monday. A deserted Riverside Expressway is seen on the first day of a snap lockdown in Brisbane on J...

 2021-01-18 03:29 

The Strait Times

Stock analysts most bullish on Chinese companies in a decade...

Vaccine rollouts boost bets of a rebound in economies, especially export-focused ones like China and South Korea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-18 03:27 

Malay Mail Online

Global Covid-19 vaccine campaign gains pace as Brazil approves jabs...

SAO PAULO, Jan 18 — The global Covid-19 vaccination drive gained pace yesterday as Brazil gave its first injections and India pushed on with its massive campaign, while European authorities sought to allay concerns about delays in supplies. ......

 2021-01-18 03:26 

Manila Bulletin

Escaping coronavirus lockdowns, tourists flock to Dubai...

As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape — despite a sharp rise in cases. Mask-clad Israeli tourists walk towards their bus after a visit to the h...

 2021-01-18 03:26 

The Strait Times

Tourists flock to Dubai, despite sharp rise in Covid-19 cases there...

The coronavirus pandemic has decimated the country's economy, the most diversified in the Gulf.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-18 03:24 

Philippine Star

Alex Gonzaga explains why she had to keep wedding a secret...
 2021-01-18 03:20 

Malay Mail Online

Biden plans swift action but Trump trial threatens unity...

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 — Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office on Wednesday, but his goal of uniting the divided country could be undermined by the Senate......

 2021-01-18 03:20 

Manila Bulletin

IN PHOTOS: A glimpse of the Metropolitan Theater before it's 2021 opening...

The Metropolitan Theater One of the many things the local art scene is looking forward this year is the opening of the Metropolitan Theater (Met). The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), together with the City of Manila led by Mayor Franc...

 2021-01-18 03:19 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia bank associations say ready to extend repayment assistance in light of MCO 2.0...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — The banking industry stands ready to assist borrowers/customers in light of the reintroduction of the movement control order (MCO) in a number of states and federal territories. In a joint statement yesterday, the......

 2021-01-18 03:18 

ABS-CBN

Senate hearing did not lead to lower Sinovac prices, says vaccine czar...

The Philippine government did not drop the price of Sinovac vaccines following a Senate hearing, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday....

 2021-01-18 03:18 

Manila Bulletin

BPC winner Pringle pays tribute to Ginebra teammates: 'It's their award too'...

Barangay Ginebra guard Stanley Pringle (PBA Images) Stanley Pringle paid tribute to his Barangay Ginebra San Miguel teammates after emerging as the winner of the coveted PBA Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference award. Pringle placed sixth in the S...

 2021-01-18 03:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PM invites nominees from healthcare experts to join advisory group on Covid-19...
 2021-01-18 03:16 

Channel NewsAsia

FBI vetting Guard troops in Washington DC amid fears of insider attack...

WASHINGTON: US defence officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing ......

 2021-01-18 03:15 

Manila Bulletin

PH fighting for share of remaining 20% of available COVID-19 vaccines — Galvez...

The Philippines is fighting for a share of the remaining 20 percent of the available COVID-19 vaccines for the year or what is left from the supplies that rich nations have not yet pre-ordered. Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. (NTF AGAINST COVID-19 / FILE ...

 2021-01-18 03:15 

Manila Bulletin

Globe Gears Up Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G and S21 Ultra 5G...

Since the Samsung S Series was first launched in 2010, it has set the standard for devices that provide a groundbreaking experience for those who use their tech to creatively express themselves, enjoy entertainment on the go, and keep in touch with others...

 2021-01-18 03:13 

Phnom Penh Post

Indonesia searching for survivors as quake death toll reaches 56...

The death toll from a powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has jumped to 56, authorities said on January 17, with thousands left homeless as rescuers raced to find anyone still alive under mountains of rubble....

 2021-01-18 03:13 

Phnom Penh Post

Egypt's 'major discoveries' at archaeological site announced...

Egypt announced on December 16 the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple....

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