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 2020-06-06 09:52 

ABS-CBN

Pagbangon ng mga negosyong pinadapa ng COVID-19 posibleng abutin nang 2 taon - labor official...

Isa ang airline industry sa mga apektado ng COVID-19 outbreak, lalo na't karamihan ng biyahe, partikular na ang mga leisure travel, ay natigil muna dahil sa pandemya....

 2020-06-06 09:51 

Bangkok Post

New bosses at Petronas and MAS...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has made changes at the top of the country's two highest-profile state enterprises, Petronas and Malaysia Airlines....

 2020-06-06 09:50 

ABS-CBN

Zamboanga City nadagdagan ng 4 na bagong kaso ng COVID-19...

Unang nagnegatibo sa inisyal na COVID test ang apat, pero matapos ang 10 araw nagsagawa ulit ng swab test kung saan dito na naging positibo ang kanilang resulta....

 2020-06-06 09:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penjana vision will build a resilient Malaysia beyond pandemic...
 2020-06-06 09:47 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia Productivity Corp: Business-related laws need to be reviewed, improved...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) said existing business-related regulations and laws need to be reviewed and improved to reduce unnecessary regulatory burden and promote regulatory best practices. The MPC, in a......

 2020-06-06 09:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Covid-19: 37 new cases, 25 recoveries, one death...
 2020-06-06 09:44 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore reports 344 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 37,527...

SINGAPORE, June 6 — Singapore has preliminarily confirmed 344 new cases of Covid-19, raising the tally to 37,527. The republic's Ministry of Health (MOH) said the noon data today showed that the vast majority of the cases are still work permit.....

 2020-06-06 09:44 

Philippine Star

DOT introduces apps to help restaurants, businesses operate 'contact-free'...

The Department of Tourism this week introduced digital apps that would help businesses including food establishments reopen with contact-free operations....

 2020-06-06 09:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Announcement on CMCO tomorrow...
 2020-06-06 09:41 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: NBA players agree to 22-team play-offs but union seeks more details over restart plan...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - 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 (June 5).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-06 09:40 

Philippine Star

Philippines cited by Forbes as among 7 potential post-COVID major tourist destinations...

A contributor of Forbes.com recently listed Philippines as among the seven countries which could become a major tourist destination in a post-COVID world....

 2020-06-06 09:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

No baby kidnapping case in Gombak, say police...
 2020-06-06 09:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Donaire says he still has a lot left after Inoue slugfest...

MANILA, Philippines -- Despite his age andmileage, Nonito Donaire believes he still has a lot more to give in boxing.True enough, Donaire is coming off a gutsy performance against Naoya Inoue last November where the Filipino star gave the unbeaten Japanes...

 2020-06-06 09:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Barber shops, beauty salons in Malaysia to begin operations on Jun 10: Minister...

PUTRAJAYA: Barber shops, hairdressing and beauty salons are set to begin operations starting Jun 10 with stringent standard operating procedures. ......

 2020-06-06 09:35 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

West Sumatra to enter new normal phase from June 8 - ANTARA News...

West Sumatra will apply a new normal order since June 8 to facilitate resumption of daily work and routine activities, as large-scale social restriction and ......

 2020-06-06 09:35 

Malay Mail Online

Ex-PM economic adviser: People like Makcik Kiah will be left out under Penjana recovery plan...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — While the Short-term Economic Recovery Plan dubbed Penjana will benefit certain groups of Malaysians, economist Muhammed Abdul Khalid said there is still a large group of the workforce not covered under the plan. Muhammed......

 2020-06-06 09:30 

Malay Mail Online

Stricter Covid-19 control measures at Labuan ferry terminal, airport, says health director...

LABUAN, June 6 — Stricter control measures have been implemented at the Labuan Ferry Terminal and Labuan Airport following the detection of four new Covid-19 cases at the ferry terminal on May 31 and June 1, said Labuan Health director Dr Ismuni......

 2020-06-06 09:30 

ABS-CBN

4 soldiers dead in Patikul clash vs suspected Abu Sayyaf rebels...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines' WesMinCom said the encounter happened in Sitio Lagaron, Barangay Kan-Ague, at about past 8 a.m., on Friday....

 2020-06-06 09:29 

Malay Mail Online

An uncreative creative industries policy — Thomas Barker...

JUNE 6 — Many working in the creative industries welcomed the announcement from the government this week that RM225 million has been budgeted to support the sector during the Covid-19 downturn and to stimulate recovery. It comes just as plans are......

 2020-06-06 09:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Petronas head honcho Wan Zulkiflee appointed MAB chairman...
 2020-06-06 09:25 

The Strait Times

India wants new construction razed at disputed China border...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - India will insist that China demolish recent construction and withdraw soldiers from a disputed border area as the two neighbors begin talks to end a stalemate that began in April, officials with knowledge of the matter said.. Read...

 2020-06-06 09:24 

Malay Mail Online

Iranian wedding party fuelled new Covid-19 surge. President Rouhani says...

DUBAI, June 6 — A wedding party contributed to a new surge in coronavirus infections in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said today but insisted the country had no option but to keep its economy open despite warnings of a second wave of the......

 2020-06-06 09:24 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia reports 38 new Covid-19 cases, one new death...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Malaysian health officials reported 38 new coronavirus cases today, taking the cumulative total to 8,304. The health ministry also reported one new death, raising total fatalities to 117. — Reuters...

 2020-06-06 09:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PBA chief to meet with players ahead of possible return to practice...

MANILA, Philippines -- PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial said a June 23 meeting has been set with representatives of all 12 teams to discuss the league's guidelines ahead of a possible resumption of group practices.Marcial hopes to hear from two represe...

 2020-06-06 09:16 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Sabah govt awaits reports, study on operation of childcare centres, says deputy CM...

TAWAU, June 6 — The state government is currently awaiting reports and a study from the Sabah State Health Department on the opening of childcare centres (nurseries), said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew "This is in relation to......

 2020-06-06 09:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

AER: Economy can't be reopened without reopening public transpo...

MANILA, Philippines — The lack of sufficient mass transportation defeated the purpose of slowly opening up the economy since productivity suffered when employees struggled to go to work, a private think tank has said. The Action for Economic Reform ...

 2020-06-06 09:09 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in Covid-19 infections...

JAKARTA, June 6 — Indonesia reported on Saturday its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections, with 993 new cases, taking its total number to 30,514, a health ministry official said. The official, Achmad Yurianto, reported 31 new deaths......

 2020-06-06 09:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Taking stock of new normal due to Covid-19...
 2020-06-06 09:06 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Librarians continue providing access to information, says Tourism minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The roles of libraries and librarians remain relevant despite the limited public movement during the conditional movement control order (CMCO), said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. Nancy, in a......

 2020-06-06 09:03 

The Strait Times

Golf: Tiger Woods not in field for PGA Tour's return next week but world's top five will play...

(REUTERS) - Tiger Woods will not compete next week when the PGA Tour swings back into action after a three-month Covid-19 hiatus, as the American former world No. 1 was not listed in the field released on Friday (June 5) for the event in Fort Worth, Texas...

 2020-06-06 09:02 

Malay Mail Online

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

PARIS, June 6 — French President Emmanuel Macron has told Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping he is following events in Hong Kong closely and continues to back the "one country, two systems" principle for Beijing's rule over the city, an Elys...

 2020-06-06 09:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Haircut services: Be prepared for price increase...
 2020-06-06 09:00 

Bangkok Post

Pregnant girl's mum unaware of abuse by husband...

BURI RAM: The mother of a pregnant schoolgirl, who shocked hospital staff when she claimed that "Ong Thep" (god) did it, had insisted she was not aware her husband had sexually abused her daughter in their home....

 2020-06-06 08:59 

Malay Mail Online

PM appoints Petronas CEO as new Malaysia Airlines chairman...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today appointed Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, the president and chief executive officer of state oil firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), as chairman of Malaysia......

 2020-06-06 08:58 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Virtual runs gaining popularity in Singapore as many drawn to its flexibility, convenience...

SINGAPORE - In previous editions of Spartan Races, Siti Aishah would find herself vaulting over walls and climbing ropes as part of the obstacle race series. But this year's race experience was slightly different for the avid runner.. Read more at str...

 2020-06-06 08:54 

Vietnam News

Kin Giang steps up export promotions...

The Mekong province of Kin Giang is taking steps to promote exports to compensate for damages caused by the effects of COVID-19 and saline intrusion....

 2020-06-06 08:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Illegal immigrants free of Covid-19 to be deported starting today [NSTTV]...
 2020-06-06 08:53 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Rain or shine, these Singapore athletes will deliver your food to you...

SINGAPORE - Unlike the arrogant and vain queen Cassiopeia of Greek mythology whom she is named after, sambo athlete Cassiopeia Lim sports a deep tan from spending many hours in the sun as a Grabfood delivery rider.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-06 08:51 

ABS-CBN

'Cebu 8' charged for unlawful assembly, disobedience over anti-terror bill protest...

Cebu City police on Saturday filed criminal complaints before the city's prosecutor's office against 8 people arrested during a protest rally against the new anti-terror bill....

 2020-06-06 08:49 

ABS-CBN

OWWA: More than 31,000 OFWs have returned home...

OWWA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac assured the public that the repatriated OFWs complied with the health protocols set by the DOH....

 2020-06-06 08:48 

Malay Mail Online

Despite viral rumours, cops say no baby kidnapping case in Gombak...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Police have dismissed viral reports of a 12-month-old baby being kidnapped at Batu 7, Jalan Gombak near here. Gombak district police chief ACP Arifai Tarawe said a similar piece of fake news about a kidnapping case in Kluang.....

 2020-06-06 08:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

RM1 billion Penjana tourism financing must be fairly distributed to tourism sector...
 2020-06-06 08:45 

Malay Mail Online

Zuckerberg promises Facebook policy review...

SAN FRANCISCO, June 6 — Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg today promised to review the social network's policies that led to its decision to not moderate controversial messages posted by US President Donald Trump. The announcement, which....

 2020-06-06 08:42 

Vietnam News

SMEs urged to have deep understanding on EVFTA...

The EU - Vit Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to bring both opportunities and challenges for businesses, especially small-and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). This was why SMEs should fully understand the provisions of the EVFTA....

 2020-06-06 08:42 

Cebu Daily News

Two frontliners from Minglanilla COVID-19 positive...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two more frontliners with addresses in Minglanilla town in southern Cebu tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The local government of Minglanilla on Saturday, June 6, ann...

 2020-06-06 08:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Transparency, Accountability and strict enforcement vital to ensure success of Penjana...
 2020-06-06 08:36 

Channel NewsAsia

India overtakes Italy's coronavirus tally as lockdown easing looms...

India reported a record 9,887 new coronavirus cases in one day on Saturday and overtook Italy as the world's sixth-biggest outbreak, two days ......

 2020-06-06 08:36 

The Strait Times

344 new coronavirus cases in Singapore, including 7 in community...

Of these, three are Singaporeans or permanent residents and four are work pass holders.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-06 08:33 

The Strait Times

Dr M and Anwar: When love and hate collide...

KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's parliamentary majority might be teetering on the brink but Malaysia's two opposition stalwarts seem unable to see eye-to-eye - even literally.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-06-06 08:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

13 more Filipinos overseas recover as COVID-19 cases reach 5,369...

MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen more Filipinos abroad have recovered from COVID-19, increasing the total number of recoveries among Filipinos overseas to 2,225. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) also logged eight new confirmed cases of the resp...

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