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 2021-06-14 08:55 

The Strait Times

Press Pause: Arts shows on hold or called off due to Covid-19 restrictions...

Keep track of the shows which have been cancelled or postponed due to tightened Covid-19 measures.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 08:53 

Manila Bulletin

Four promising players to see action in Quezon City 10-Ball Open...

It has been said that "pool is not dead". What does this mean to me or to you personally? In fact, it poses a challenge to answer this question essentially not just by mere words but rather in actuality. It therefore leads me to another quest for ...

 2021-06-14 08:52 

Malay Mail Online

Russia reports 13,721 daily Covid-19 cases, 371 deaths...

MOSCOW, June 14 —Russia reported 13,721 new coronavirus cases, including 6,590 in the capital, today, after the number of daily infections rose sharply last week and Moscow declared a four-day public holiday to reduce the spread of the virus. The......

 2021-06-14 08:50 

Cebu Daily News

CIDG-7 eyes more apprehensions of wanted persons...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) is eyeing more apprehensions of most wanted and other wanted persons this month of June following the arrests of two siblings in Cebu City on Sunday,...

 2021-06-14 08:50 

Channel NewsAsia

EDF says informed of noble gases increase at Chinese nuclear power facility...

PARIS: French power group EDF said on Monday it had been informed of the increase in the concentration of certain noble gases in the primary ......

 2021-06-14 08:50 

Philippine Star

Palace says Duterte not ill, merely lost balance due to 'simple misstep'...
 2021-06-14 08:49 

The Strait Times

Golf: Matilda Castren shoots 65 at Mediheal for first career LPGA win...

CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) Matilda Castren fired a final-round 65 to overtake Min Lee on Sunday to earn her first career LPGA victory, finishing at 14 under to win the LPGA Mediheal Championship at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, California.. Read more at s...

 2021-06-14 08:48 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

Metro Manila, plus the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal, or collectively known as the NCR-Plus, will likely be placed under regular general community quarantine (GCQ), with Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Benhur Abalos disc...

 2021-06-14 08:48 

Malay Mail Online

Pekat IPO draws record-high demand from retail investors...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Pekat Group Bhd (Pekat), a solar photovoltaic (PV) and earthing and lightning protection (ELP) specialist, has set a record for initial public offering (IPO) demand from retail investors during its nine days public......

 2021-06-14 08:48 

Channel NewsAsia

India gingerly eases COVID-19 rules as new cases dip to two-month low...

NEW DELHI: Many Indian states eased COVID-19 restrictions on Monday (Jun 14) including the capital Delhi, where authorities allowed all shops and ......

 2021-06-14 08:48 

Malay Mail Online

No breakthroughs expected from first Biden-Erdogan meeting...

BRUSSELS, June 14 — US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will discuss Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missiles during face-to-face talks today but there is little hope they will resolve a bitter dispute that divides......

 2021-06-14 08:48 

Manila Bulletin

United City FC forges partnership with New Clark City...

Philippines Football League champion United City FC is set to hold its future home matches in New Clark City after the two sides agreed on an LGU partnership. The club made the announcement Monday, June 14 after UCFC president and co-founder Eric Gottscha...

 2021-06-14 08:46 

The Strait Times

Indonesia President Jokowi endorses two special economic zones in Batam...

SINGAPORE - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially granted special economic zone (SEZ) status to a technological park and an aircraft maintenance facility in Batam to jumpstart economic recovery there amid the Covid-19 pandemic.. Read more at str...

 2021-06-14 08:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia aims to sell only electric-powered 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 ......

 2021-06-14 08:45 

The Strait Times

South Korea eases Covid-19 restrictions on concerts, sports games...

Up to 4,000 people will be allowed to attend K-pop concerts and other cultural shows.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 08:45 

Manila Bulletin

The flowering of Cafe Fleur and a Father's Day tip...

Cafe Fleur When Chef Sau del Rosario opened the doors to his Cafe Fleur Poblacion in the middle of our ongoing pandemic, most considered the move a foolhardy one. But with gut and determination built into Chef Sau's DNA, it's proved to be a succes...

 2021-06-14 08:45 

Manila Bulletin

PH to hold first-ever national substance use science policy, Information forum...

The first national forum on national substance use science policy and Information will be held on Tuesday, June 15, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has announced. (NAST PHL Facebook Page) DOST Secretary Fortunato "Boy" T. de la Pea...

 2021-06-14 08:45 

Bangkok Post

'Performance issue' at nuclear plant in China...

BEIJING: A French nuclear firm said on Monday 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....

 2021-06-14 08:43 

Malay Mail Online

Ranhill Utilities to hold EGM on June 28...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Ranhill Utilities Bhd will hold an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) virtually on June 28, 2021 to consider and approve the company's proposed acquisition of stakes in two companies. Ranhill has proposed to acquire a......

 2021-06-14 08:43 

Tech in Asia

20 largest exits in SEA...

Here's our regularly updated list of the region's biggest startup exits....

 2021-06-14 08:42 

Tech in Asia

Indian B2B food and grocery marketplace lands $4.8m from Alteria Capital...

Jumbotail said it is also looking to hire more employees across different segments in order to fuel its expansion plans....

 2021-06-14 08:42 

Manila Bulletin

Northern Samar folk mourn death of retired university president...

DELORINO TACLOBAN CITY (PNA) Officials and people of Northern Samar are mourning the brutal killing of former University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) president Rolando Delorino Sunday, June 13, allegedly perpetrated by the New People's Army (NPA). Nor...

 2021-06-14 08:42 

Manila Bulletin

DOH encourages youth to donate blood...

Filipinos, especially the youth, were urged by the Department of Health (DOH) to donate blood. DOH/MB In a statement, the Health department said this is to ensure a sustainable supply of blood products, especially during the course of the coronavirus dise...

 2021-06-14 08:41 

Malay Mail Online

'American Idol' star David Archuleta says he is part of LGBTQIA+ community in heartfelt Instagram post...

PETALING JAYA, June 14 — Singer David Archuleta has come out saying he is part of the LGBTQIA+ community. The acronym refers to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, or other non-heterosexual and......

 2021-06-14 08:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Synology NAS: A photo storage and multimedia server for your home...

Google Photos stopped offering free unlimited storage for high-quality photos on June 1, 2021. Photos uploaded after the said date will be counted towards the 15GB Drive cap. If the account was inactive or exceeds the 15GB limitation for two years, Google...

 2021-06-14 08:39 

Malay Mail Online

Klang Valley Double Tracking Phase 2 project: Dhaya Maju LTAT withdraws suit against govt, transport minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Dhaya Maju LTAT Sdn Bhd today withdrew its suit against the government and Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong over a contract on the Klang Valley Double Tracking Phase 2 (KVDT2) project. This was disclosed by senior.....

 2021-06-14 08:39 

Cebu Daily News

Not even found in Tiktik: Another bad word snuck into DepEd materials...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is once again under fire after another "dirty word" was found in learning materials used by students for the distance learning system amid the coronavirus pandemic. During the hearing...

 2021-06-14 08:39 

Malay Mail Online

Serba Dinamik board approves appointment of E&Y as independent reviewer...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd's board of directors has agreed in principle to appoint Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd (E&Y) as the independent reviewer to assess the veracity and accuracy of the issues......

 2021-06-14 08:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Attila Szalai, Hungary's Euro 2020 breakout prospect...
 2021-06-14 08:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Village Grocer opens first northern region store today...
 2021-06-14 08:38 

Tech in Asia

After Indonesia, Gojek reduces service fee for driver-partners in Singapore...

In Singapore, Gojek has now introduced a flat payout fee of US$2.26 and will introduce new daily peak hour targets by giving drivers more base points....

 2021-06-14 08:38 

The Strait Times

Two rare Javan rhino calves spotted in Indonesia...

The pair - ranging in age from three months to one year - were caught on footage snapped by camera traps in March at Ujung Kulon national park.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 08:38 

Manila Bulletin

Mark Bumgarner on pursuing a career in the fashion industry...

The fashion designer looks back on his journey with his muse Heart Evangelista Heart Evangelista and Mark Bumgarner Pursuing a dream is never easy. No matter where you sit in life, there are always challenges to overcome that there is really no point in c...

 2021-06-14 08:36 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: 19 locally transmitted infections, including two unlinked and one dorm resident, among 25 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore...

SINGAPORE, June 14 — Singapore reported 19 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases today, 18 in the community and one in a migrant worker dormitory. Two of the locally transmitted cases have not been traced to any previously reported infections,......

 2021-06-14 08:35 

The Strait Times

India gingerly eases Covid-19 rules as new cases dip to two-month low...

Experts have cautioned against a full reopening as India has fully vaccinated only about 5% of its estimated 950 million adults.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 08:32 

ABS-CBN

Duterte loss of balance at Bulacan rites a 'simple misstep': spokesman...

President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to lose balance during Saturday's Independence Day program in Bulacan province because of a "simple misstep," Malacaang said on Monday, as it again denied that the Chief Executive has a serious health problem...

 2021-06-14 08:32 

Vietnam News

Struggling logistics firms in dire need of support to survive COVID-19 crisis...

The COVID-19 health crisis and resulting wide-ranging and deeply-felt economic upheaval has flipped the logistics industry on its head, leaving ill-protected freight firms in dire need of emergency State support to survive hardships....

 2021-06-14 08:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jobless man pleads not guilty to torturing cat...
 2021-06-14 08:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jobless man pleads not guilty to torturing cat [NSTTV]...
 2021-06-14 08:31 

Cebu Daily News

Cycling is booming Philcycling exec on number of cyclists at MTB race in Danao...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The record number of cyclists participating on June 13's national mountain bike championships in Danao City shows the booming popularity of cycling in Cebu and the country today. A surprised PhilCycling Vice President Os...

 2021-06-14 08:30 

Malay Mail Online

Blackout at Stadium Perpaduan vaccination centre shows lack of planning, says Bandar Kuching MP (VIDEO)...

KUCHING, June 14 — The authorities must put in place contingency plans at Covid-19 vaccination centres to deal with eventualities such as a power outage, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. He said the blackout at the centre at Stadium Perpaduan.....

 2021-06-14 08:30 

Malay Mail Online

Citi Malaysia to continue targeted aid for Covid-19-affected customers...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Citi Malaysia will continue to offer customers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic repayment options that best suit their financial needs. This is in line with the Targeted Repayment Assistance (TRA) announced recently by the.....

 2021-06-14 08:30 

Philippine Star

Surban, Dormitorio conquer national mountain bike trials...
 2021-06-14 08:29 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Muntinlupa LGU condemns another road closure in Bilibid...

MANILA, Philippines — The Muntinlupa City government on Monday condemned the latest order of the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) to erect a wall at an access road inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) compound. City Council's Majority Floor Leader Co...

 2021-06-14 08:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Youth surrenders after video of him escaping from roadblock goes viral...
 2021-06-14 08:28 

Cebu Daily News

Dads are cool because......

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Fathers are the generals in each household. What they usually say, is what should be done. But with this strict demeanor, fathers have a soft side, too. Dads are children's biggest superheroes because of the cool little t...

 2021-06-14 08:28 

Philippine Star

Family business leaders, experts to gather in AFEEC 2021...
 2021-06-14 08:27 

The Strait Times

G-7's 'bare minimum' climate cash pledge misses the mark...

There was no clarity on where the money would come from or the contributions from each of the wealthy nations.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-06-14 08:27 

Channel NewsAsia

Two rare Javan rhino calves spotted in Indonesia...

Two Javan rhinoceros calves have been spotted at an Indonesian national park, offering a rare sighting of one of the world's most endangered mammals....

 2021-06-14 08:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Ethiopia launches tender process to sell 40per cent stake in Ethio Telecom...

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia on Monday launched a tendering process for the proposed sell-off of a 40per cent stake in state-owned carrier Ethio ......

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