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 2021-05-06 02:05 

Philippine Star

Mayweather singles out Pacquiao as 'best fighter I ever fought'...
 2021-05-06 02:05 

Manila Bulletin

Do you know what Robredo wants for her me-time? Read on...

For someone who has spent the last five years facilitating public service programs, you would think Vice President Leni Robredo has a luxurious vacation in mind when asked about her "alone time." Vice President Leni Robredo (OVP photo) Instead, Ro...

 2021-05-06 02:05 

Manila Bulletin

Clinical trial for tawa-tawa as adjunctive COVID treatment involves 280 non-severe patients DOST...

A randomized controlled clinical trial on the efficacy and safety of tawa-tawa (Euphorbia hirta) as an adjunctive treatment of mild to moderate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients has started involving almost 300 patients. Tawa-tawa (Manila Bulletin F...

 2021-05-06 02:04 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit opens slightly lower as investors remain wary...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The ringgit reversed its gains to open slightly lower against the US dollar today, as traders were seen adopting a wait-and-see approach due to the enforcement of the movement control order (MCO) 3.0, a dealer said. At 9am,......

 2021-05-06 02:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Supermax's RM2.85bil net profit for nine months below expectations: Kenanga Research...
 2021-05-06 02:01 

Malay Mail Online

Brazil's Bolsonaro says United States will soon send vaccines to Brazil...

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 6 Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said yesterday that US President Joe Biden will soon send doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to the South American country, which has recorded the world's second-deadliest coronavirus......

 2021-05-06 02:00 

Manila Bulletin

Urban gardener quits job, builds small garden business in Davao Del Sur...

At 57, Helen Joy Icogo Cejar found renewed sense of purpose as a gardener after she stopped her school supplies business and left her part-time job as an on-call research consultant in an NGO....

 2021-05-06 02:00 

Tech in Asia

Meet the 50 top-funded startups and tech companies in Japan...

Here are the companies in Japan that are attracting tons of investors and have the resources to spend on software, talent, and expansion....

 2021-05-06 01:59 

Malay Mail Online

Australian regulator moves to block Qantas-Japan Airlines deal...

SYDNEY, May 6 — Australia's competition regulator on Thursday said it would block a pricing, code-sharing and scheduling deal between Qantas and Japan Airlines because it would likely mean higher fares for passengers. Qantas had claimed......

 2021-05-06 01:58 

Manila Bulletin

Ateneo, India university sign deal to strengthen disaster studies, research...

The Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and Indian-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen academic and research work in disaster studies....

 2021-05-06 01:57 

Manila Bulletin

Miss Universe Canada Nova Stevens 'ready for the universe' amid pageant-bashing...

Miss Universe Canada Nova Stevens is ready for the universe despite the pageant-bashing. "Running towards my destiny. I'm ready for whatever the universe has in stores for me," said Nova on Instagram May 6. Nova has earlier encouraged pageant ...

 2021-05-06 01:57 

Manila Bulletin

Go gourmet this Mother's Day...

Ain't love grand Vegan Feast and Vegan Lasagna Your mother deserves it and so do you. She sure will be happier if you are and everybody else. Why not go grand and #DineAtHome, like you were at the Grand Hyatt Manila, with its delectable, worldly speci...

 2021-05-06 01:56 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore's Raffles Hospital engaged to conduct free public Covid-19 testing after long queues at screening centres...

SINGAPORE, May 6 — Raffles Hospital has been engaged to conduct free Covid-19 swab tests after thousands turned up at four regional screening centres on Monday (May 3), when public testing of possible exposure to the Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)......

 2021-05-06 01:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pfizer/BioNTech jab confirmed to protect 95pct in largest study yet...
 2021-05-06 01:55 

Malay Mail Online

After Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 and up, PM's special public health adviser urges Malaysia to follow suit...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Health Dr Jemilah Mahmood has said she hopes that the Ministry of Health (MoH) will approve the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for those under the age of 18. Her comments......

 2021-05-06 01:54 

The Strait Times

US approves departure of non-emergency government workers from India due to surge in Covid-19 cases...

Last week, the department said family members of US government employees could voluntarily leave India.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 01:53 

The Strait Times

SingPost second-half profit falls 55.7% to $16.7m on higher costs from Covid-19...

Its earnings for the full year fell 47.7% to $47.6 million.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 01:52 

Manila Bulletin

McIlroy among stars rejecting golf Super League 'money grab'...

Rory McIlroy dismissed revived talk of a golf Super League as a "money grab" on Wednesday as the PGA Tour reportedly warned players they could face a life ban if they signed up to the lucrative breakaway tour....

 2021-05-06 01:50 

Cebu Daily News

More modern jeeps, buses offer free ride to essential workers in Metro Cebu...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—More public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Metro Cebu are offering free rides to essential workers. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), with Secretary Arthur Tugade, on Thursday, May 6, 2021, led the ceremonial launching of a...

 2021-05-06 01:49 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa extends losses at opening on cautious investor sentiment...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Bursa Malaysia extended yesterday's losses to open easier today as overall investor sentiment remained cautious ahead of the overnight policy rate (OPR) announcement later today. At 9.10am, the benchmark FTSE......

 2021-05-06 01:49 

Manila Bulletin

Medical groups discourage use of Ivermectin for prevention, treatment of COVID-19...

Members of the Healthcare Professionals Alliance Against COVID-19 (HPAAC) joined other doctors and other pharmacists who opposed the use of anti-parasitic drug for prevention and treatment of coronavirus....

 2021-05-06 01:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Touchdown! SpaceX successfully lands Starship rocket...
 2021-05-06 01:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore to host Bloomberg New Economy Forum in November; 400 business, government leaders to attend...

SINGAPORE: The Bloomberg New Economy Forum will be held in Singapore from Nov 16 to Nov 19, bringing together business and government leaders and ......

 2021-05-06 01:46 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Research finds Malay support for Pakatan in Selangor at all-time low...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — A recent survey has reportedly found that the Malay community's support for Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition in Selangor has dropped and is at all-time low to just 27 per cent, down from 37 per cent in 2018. The Malaysian......

 2021-05-06 01:45 

Manila Standard

Touchdown! SpaceX successfully lands Starship rocket...
 2021-05-06 01:44 

Manila Bulletin

Jobless rate falls despite ECQ in March...

The number of jobless Filipinos declined by about 747,000 in March despite the reimposition of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus, the country's primary economic hub.The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) ...

 2021-05-06 01:44 

The Strait Times

Olympics: NZ weightlifter Hubbard poised to become first transgender Olympian - report...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after qualifying for the rescheduled Tokyo Games due to a rule change, Inside the Games website reported on Wednesday (May 5).. Read ...

 2021-05-06 01:44 

Philippine Star

'No regrets': Thirdy Ravena ends first season with NeoPhoenix in Japan...
 2021-05-06 01:44 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte can't stop cursing: 'Kayo na magpasensya'...

President Duterte has asked for public understanding over his tendency to use profanity, saying he could not help it. In a televised address Wednesday, the President admitted he could not stop cursing in public especially whenever he gets angry. "Sa t...

 2021-05-06 01:42 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Nets' Kyrie Irving fined $35k for refusing reporters interviews...

LOS ANGELES - The National Basketball Association slapped Kyrie Irving with a $35,000 fine on Wednesday, because the Brooklyn Nets player continues to violate media access rules by refusing to attend news conferences and give interviews.Irving is a repeat...

 2021-05-06 01:39 

Manila Bulletin

Lakers aim to have LeBron healthy for playoffs...

LeBron James will miss the Los Angeles Lakers' crosstown duel with the Clippers on Thursday as the reigning NBA champions aim to get their superstar healthy for the playoffs....

 2021-05-06 01:37 

The Strait Times

Football: Three things we learnt from Chelsea v Real Madrid...

LONDON (AFP) - Chelsea beat Real Madrid 2-0 to clinch a 3-1 aggregate success in Wednesday's (May 5) Champions League semi-final second leg.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 01:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tuchel salutes Chelsea's desire as Blues reach Champions League final...
 2021-05-06 01:33 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Selangor tahfiz owners to be charged with child abuse...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — A married couple suspected of committing child abuse at a tahfiz in Taman Tun Abdul Razak in Ampang Jaya, Selangor will be charged at the Ampang Magistrate's Court today. In a report by Sinar Harian, Ampang Jaya district......

 2021-05-06 01:33 

Manila Bulletin

Why you must Update your iPad and iPhone to iOS 14.5.1...

iPad Pro Earlier this month Apple released iOS 14.5.1 and iPadOS 14.5.1 to fix two security issues that are being actively exploited in the wild. The two bugs are related to WebKit, a browser engine developed by Apple and primarily used in Safari, as well...

 2021-05-06 01:32 

Philippine Star

Syngenta takes Philippine agriculture to greater heights with approval of 2 products for drone use...
 2021-05-06 01:32 

Manila Bulletin

Nets Irving fined $35k for refusing reporters interviews...

The National Basketball Association slapped Kyrie Irving with a $35,000 fine on Wednesday, because the Brooklyn Nets player continues to violate media access rules by refusing to attend news conferences and give interviews....

 2021-05-06 01:31 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia joins global climate action coalition - ANTARA News...

Indonesia has joined the Adaptation Action Coalition (AAC) in a bid to support and strengthen capacity and capability to improve climate resilience on all ......

 2021-05-06 01:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dried fish maker reeling it in during Ramadan...
 2021-05-06 01:28 

Channel NewsAsia

US watching Chinese rocket's erratic re-entry: Pentagon...

The Pentagon said on Wednesday (May 5) that it is following the trajectory of a Chinese rocket expected to make an uncontrolled entry into the ......

 2021-05-06 01:28 

Manila Bulletin

May 10 deadline to apply for vacant SC's justice post...

Supreme Court Applicants to a vacant Supreme Court's (SC) associate justice post have until May 10 to submit their documents to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). The lone vacancy in the 15-member SC was a result of the promotion last April 5 of then...

 2021-05-06 01:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Watch: Chelsea dominate Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final...
 2021-05-06 01:25 

The Strait Times

Football: Tuchel masters Zidane as Chelsea go from strength to strength...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Thomas Tuchel added Zinedine Zidane to his list of victims as the German's stunning transformation of Chelsea continued on Wednesday (May 5) with his vibrant side eclipsing Real Madrid to reach the Champions League final in style.. ...

 2021-05-06 01:25 

Philippine Star

Brandon Vera wary of 'dangerous' Arjan Bhullar in ONE title defense...
 2021-05-06 01:23 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

PEN, vaccination programs, incentives key for sustaining recovery - ANTARA News...

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto, has detailed three aspects that are key for maintaining the momentum of national economic ......

 2021-05-06 01:22 

The Strait Times

Faced with climate challenges, Vietnamese rice farmers switch to shrimp - but at a cost...

TRAN DE, VIETNAM (REUTERS) - For years, Ta Thi Thanh Thuy toiled on a sliver of land sandwiched between the Mekong River and the South China Sea, a region widely known as Vietnam's rice bowl, to grow the prized grain.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 01:20 

Malay Mail Online

Teenager, 19, found dead in Singapore's Clementi flat, brother to be charged with voluntarily causing grievous hurt...

SINGAPORE, May 6 — A 29-year-old man will be charged today (May 6) for his suspected involvement in the death of a 19-year-old teenager. The police said that the man is the biological brother of the dead girl. In a news release yesterday, the......

 2021-05-06 01:20 

Manila Bulletin

Possible entry of COVID-19 variant from India 'potentially devastating' OCTA fellow...

The possible entry of the so-called Indian variant in the country could potentially be devastating, a member the OCTA Research Team warned Thursday, May 6. "This is potentially devastating because if we let it spread in the National Capital Region (NC...

 2021-05-06 01:19 

Malay Mail Online

Congratulations pour in for Pandelela Rinong after Malaysia's first-ever Diving World Cup gold...

KUCHING, May 6 — National diver Pandelela Rinong has won widespread praise from fellow Sarawakians after clinching Malaysia's first gold medal in the women's 10m platform final at the Fina Diving World Cup 2021 in Japan yesterday. They said....

 2021-05-06 01:18 

The Strait Times

Football: Real Madrid boss Zidane defends decisions but admits Chelsea deserved to progress...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane had no regrets about picking Sergio Ramos and Eden Hazard against Chelsea despite the pair only recently returning from injury after his side lost 2-0 in Wednesday's (May 5) Champions League semi-fi...

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