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 2020-11-24 17:05 

Channel NewsAsia

US regulator fines JPMorgan Chase US$250 million for failings in fiduciary business...

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) on Tuesday fined JPMorgan Chase Bank US$250 million for the bank's failure to...

 2020-11-24 17:05 

Manila Standard

Bello stirs nurses in 5-star private hospitals to strike...

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, apparently sympathizing with nurses in the private sector, especially those working in 5-star hospitals amid reports of exploitation, encouraged them Tuesday to go on strike....

 2020-11-24 17:02 

Jakarta Post

AstraZeneca promises virus vaccine at cost price worldwide...

Hopes of an effective vaccine against coronavirus becoming available rose again on Monday with AstraZeneca and Oxford University claiming success with their product, becoming the third team to do so....

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Willis, Watson back in the England frame to face Wales...

Flanker Jack Willis, winger Anthony Watson and hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie have been included in Eddie Jones's extended 25-man squad to face Wales in ......

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby: Willis, Watson back in the England frame to face Wales...

Flanker Jack Willis, winger Anthony Watson and hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie have been included in Eddie Jones's extended 25-man squad to face Wales in ......

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Dow Jones hits 30,000 as Wall Street bets on 2021 bounce...

REUTERS: The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 30,000-mark for the first time on Tuesday, as optimism that COVID-19 vaccines will open ......

 2020-11-24 17:00 

Manila Standard

China blasts US for 'sowing discord'...

China on Tuesday deplored what it described as "unreasonable remarks" made by United States National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien on the South China Sea, Hong Kong and Taiwan issues during his visit to the Philippines....

 2020-11-24 16:57 

The Strait Times

Milestone for Notre-Dame church in Paris as fire-damaged scaffolding cleared...

The removal of the last portions of scaffolding will allow crucial protective and stabilisation work to proceed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:55 

Manila Standard

PCA lends trucks to flood cleanup...

The Philippine Constructors Association (PCA) has mobilized its member construction firms, chapters, and affiliates to provide trucks and equipment that are being used to clear streets blocked by debris following heavy flooding in various parts of the cou...

 2020-11-24 16:50 

Manila Standard

'Asean can mass-produce vaccine'...

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is best positioned to facilitate the mass production of COVID-19 vaccines once these become available, the principal health specialist of the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday....

 2020-11-24 16:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Last COVID-19 cluster closes; no active cluster in Singapore for the first time since pandemic began...

SINGAPORE: The last COVID-19 cluster in a migrant worker dormitory has closed, meaning there are no active clusters in Singapore since the ......

 2020-11-24 16:45 

Manila Standard

Garin faces 100 new Dengvaxia cases filed in QC...

Parents of 100 school children whose deaths are linked to the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine on Tuesday testified under oath before the Quezon City Prosecutor's Office prior to the filing of the new cases of torture, and reckless imprudence resulting...

 2020-11-24 16:44 

ABS-CBN

China reports 22 new coronavirus cases as Tianjin flags 'pig head' link...

SHANGHAI - China recorded 22 new COVID-19 infections on Nov. 23, up from 11 a day earlier, the country's health authority said, while an official from the city of Tianjin said two confirmed cases this month caught the virus from pig heads from North A...

 2020-11-24 16:42 

Vietnam News

PM urges garment, footwear sectors to promote supply chain links...

Prime Minister Nguyn Xun Phc requested garment-textile and footwear sectors promote the building of Vietnamese brands and supply chain linkages during a working session with the sectors' representatives in H Ni on Monday....

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Make it simpler and more convenient to update address on NRIC...

Changing one's residential address on the NRIC should be a simple one-stop process like the current system of doing so at police posts (Why and how to update your address on NRIC, Nov 23). This will be phased out by Dec 1.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Eligible small landlords can seek compensation under Re-Align Framework...

We thank Mr Henry Mok Weng Foong for his Nov 18 letter (Re-Align Framework: Small landlords will be put in unfavourable position).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Time to redesign environment to reduce reliance on foreign labour...

Covid-19 has reminded Singaporeans that we have many foreign workers doing jobs that are essential to keep our city state clean and safe.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Campaign reminds people to stay alert against scam calls...

We thank Mr Jonathan Boon for his feedback (Make telcos verify legitimacy of phone numbers to tackle spoof calls, Nov 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Doctors value efficacy over customer experience...

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to find a five-star therapist like we find a five-star restaurant? Some websites and services certainly think so, and have created this service for consumers to find the best-reviewed doctors and the top-ranking psycholo...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Multi-pronged effort needed to protect consumers against scam calls...

We thank Dr Leong Choon Kit for his suggestions on the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA: Update must ensure law keeps up with the times, Nov 7) and Mr Jonathan Boon for his letter (Spoof calls: Make telcos verify legitimacy of phone numbers, Nov 19).. R...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

The Strait Times

Forum: Doctors' listing's aim is to offer expert health content...

We thank Dr Desmond Wai for his feedback (Websites ranking doctors need to be regulated, Nov 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:32 

Jakarta Post

Snapchat challenges TikTok with curated video feed...

Snapchat unveiled a new curated short-form video feed in a stepped up challenge to social media rivals like TikTok....

 2020-11-24 16:27 

The Strait Times

Pennsylvania certifies Biden's election victory in blow to Trump...

It's the latest significant blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election results.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:25 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Three witnesses questioned over Puncak shooting - ANTARA News...

Police have questioned three witnesses in the November 20, 2020 shooting in Puncak district, Papua province, which left one 16-year-old student dead and ......

 2020-11-24 16:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Face masks that hide lax oral hygiene...
 2020-11-24 16:11 

The Strait Times

No active Covid-19 clusters in S'pore for the first time since Feb 3...

On Tuesday, MOH also announced 18 new coronavirus cases including 13 foreign domestic workers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 16:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Brugge player dropped for Champions League game after bus seat row...

A squabble over seating arrangements on the team bus cost Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis a place in the squad for Tuesday's Champions League ......

 2020-11-24 16:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Brugge player dropped for Champions League game after bus seat row...

A squabble over seating arrangements on the team bus cost Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis a place in the squad for Tuesday's Champions League ......

 2020-11-24 16:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Amazon, pharma firms should help COVID-19 vaccine reach poorest: German minister...

Companies that have benefitted from the coronavirus crisis, such as Amazon and drugmakers, should join wealthy countries in helping to fund access ......

 2020-11-24 16:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Amazon, pharma firms should help COVID-19 vaccine reach poorest: German minister...

Companies that have benefitted from the coronavirus crisis, such as Amazon and drugmakers, should join wealthy countries in helping to fund access ......

 2020-11-24 16:09 

Jakarta Post

‘Space Sweepers’ takes the safe route and heads to Netflix...

The first Korean sci-fi blockbuster set in space, Space Sweepers, will be released exclusively on Netflix....

 2020-11-24 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

New tree-planting bill approved at House of Representatives...

The House of Representatives approved Tuesday night another bill mandating the planting of trees as a requisite for the issuance of building permits. With 238 congressmen voting in the affirmative, House Bill No 7763 was approved on third and final readin...

 2020-11-24 16:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Victory over Melbourne keeps Beijing perfect in Asian Champions League...

HONG KONG: Renato Augusto scored one and set up another as Beijing Guoan moved a step closer to the knockout stage of the Asian Champions ......

 2020-11-24 16:02 

Philippine Star

Lifting deployment cap depends on vaccine...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pahang govt's move a case of diluting or strengthening democracy?...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

Philippine Star

Duterte tells human rights advocates: Look for another fight...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

Philippine Star

Irrigation chief deflects blame for Cagayan flooding...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NST Leader: 1,884 questions...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

A note of caution while we await the virus vaccine...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

Philippine Star

Duterte OKs release of P1.5 billion to typhoon-stricken LGUs...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

Manila Bulletin

Approved bill penalizes throwers of stones, etc. on vehicles...

The House of Representatives moved on Tuesday night to penalize thrill seekers who have put lives of innocent motorists and passengers in serious danger by throwing hard objects onto moving and stationary vehicles. All 240 congressmen who were present in ...

 2020-11-24 16:01 

Philippine Star

Avoiding Yule gatherings safest bet vs virus WHO...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

Philippine Star

CHR tells Duterte, gov't officials: Sex jokes are never right, shouldn't be tolerated...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

Philippine Star

Ex-Reds tag left-leaning party-list lawmakers...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

East Asian Summit matters to Asean...
 2020-11-24 16:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

All must play their part in pandemic war...
 2020-11-24 16:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Prioritise employment retention measures...
 2020-11-24 16:00 

Jakarta Post

Tensions mount in Thai protests as Bangkok braces for major rally...

As the Thai capital braces for the next major rally on Wednesday, AFP takes a look at the forces in play and what might come next in a country with a long history of political unrest....

 2020-11-24 16:00 

The Strait Times

The Little Book Box NLB's first book delivery subscription service...

More people are opting for convenience these days, from food to medicine delivery. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-24 15:59 

Malay Mail Online

Elon Musk now world's second wealthiest person...

NEW YORK, Nov 24 — Elon Musk, the charismatic chief of electric automaker Tesla, has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world's second richest person, according to the Bloomberg list of billionaires. The South African-born Musk, 49, added US$7.2...

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