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 2021-05-06 01:16 

Malay Mail Online

Report: In Kelantan, over 1,100 elderly missed their Covid-19 vaccination appointment...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — A total of 1,141 people aged 60 and above did not attend their scheduled Covid-19 vaccination appointment, Kelantan State Health Director Datuk Dr Zaini Hussin said. In a report by New Straits Times, Dr Zaini said that all......

 2021-05-06 01:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

A pension scheme in the works for athletes...
 2021-05-06 01:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Super League: Selangor denied by late goal in draw against Sri Pahang...
 2021-05-06 01:14 

Malay Mail Online

And the most iconic beauty trend of all time is... red lipstick...

LONDON, May 6 Some beauty trends come and go, but others go the distance, spanning years and even generations. It's timeless red lipstick that tops the list of the all-time most iconic beauty trends in a recent British poll an opinion that......

 2021-05-06 01:12 

Malay Mail Online

Five-person limit for dining: One-third of Mother's Day weekend bookings cancelled at some restaurants in Singapore...

SINGAPORE, May 6 — Food-and-beverage (F&B) outlets looking forward to a busy Mother's Day weekend are now dealing with several booking changes and cancellations, with some restaurants estimating a 30 per cent drop in customers. This is......

 2021-05-06 01:12 

Manila Bulletin

Only 5 travelers from India tests positive for COVID-19...

The Department of Health (DOH) clarified on Thursday, May 6, that only five passengers from India have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before the travel ban was imposed. (File photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) Based on the data of ...

 2021-05-06 01:10 

The Strait Times

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 jab confirmed to protect 95% in largest study yet...

An analysis of public health data from Israel showed the vaccine was extremely effective in protecting even elderly individuals.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 01:07 

Malay Mail Online

Australia races to trace source of Covid-19 mystery case in Sydney...

SYDNEY, May 6 Australian authorities were racing to track the source of a mystery Covid-19 infection in Sydney today, the first locally transmitted case in the city in more than a month, warning residents to brace for more cases. Health......

 2021-05-06 01:05 

ABS-CBN

Gov't to retrain 249,000 contact tracers, says czar Magalong...

The ideal contact tracing ratio is now 1:15 from 1:37, said contact-tracing czar Benjamin Magalong....

 2021-05-06 01:03 

ABS-CBN

Lalaking kasama sa drug watchlist ng barangay, patay sa pamamaril...

MAYNILA - Naghihinagpis ngayon ang pamilya ng 30-anyos anyos na lalaki matapos siyang pagbabarilin sa Malate, Maynila....

 2021-05-06 01:02 

ABS-CBN

Paghahanap sa mga tripulante ng sumadsad na barko sa Surigao del Sur itinigil na...

"Tinerminate"; na ang search and rescue operations noong Linggo, ayon sa Philippine Coast Guard....

 2021-05-06 01:01 

Channel NewsAsia

No 'full scale' celebrations: Muslims in Singapore adjust Hari Raya plans amid COVID-19 curbs...

SINGAPORE: The coming Hari Raya will be Namira Nasir's last before she gets married, and the 29-year-old was looking forward to gathering with ......

 2021-05-06 01:01 

New Straits Times

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Jeffrey denies vying for 'Huguan Siou' title...
 2021-05-06 01:00 

Tech in Asia

Why these ex-Carousell, Fave execs raised $36.5m to join the global Amazon roll-up frenzy...

Singapore-based Rainforest joins the fray to aggregrate Amazon FBA sellers. We look at the challenges of capturing a slice of this US$200 billion market....

 2021-05-06 01:00 

New Straits Times

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Malaysia Open on hold?...
 2021-05-06 01:00 

Tech in Asia

Vietnamese digital entertainment firm Pops looks to raise $50m by Q3 2021...

The new fund is expected to allow Pops to open an office in Japan and potentially expand to the Philippines by 2022....

 2021-05-06 01:00 

Manila Standard

US backs plan to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents...
 2021-05-06 01:00 

Philippine Star

Touchdown! SpaceX successfully lands Starship rocket...
 2021-05-06 01:00 

Manila Bulletin

Luxurious beauty picks—fit for a queen—this Mother's Day...

Because these products will make your mom feel like royalty....

 2021-05-06 00:57 

Manila Bulletin

'No movement Sunday' reimposed in Cotabato City...

COTABATO CITY (PNA) With the rising coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections here, the Cotabato City Inter-Agency Task Force against COVID 19 said it has decided to reimpose the "no movement Sunday" policy beginning May 9....

 2021-05-06 00:57 

The Strait Times

Canada allows Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12-15...

Alberta will become the first province to jab its teens as it battles a raging third wave of the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 00:56 

New Straits Times

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21 more people evacuated in Machang Bubok flash floods...
 2021-05-06 00:55 

Malay Mail Online

The dance of dolphins at Porpoise Bay, New Zealand...

THE CATLINS (New Zealand), May 6 — There were seagulls screeching over our heads. A pair of oystercatchers resting on the beach, easily recognisable thanks to their black plumage and orange bills. But our eyes were affixed on the crashing surf......

 2021-05-06 00:55 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19 scare at G7 meeting after Indian delegates test positive...

LONDON, May 6 The Group of Seven meeting in London was hit by a Covid-19 scare yesterday when India's foreign minister and his entire team said they were self-isolating after two delegation members tested positive. Britain is hosting the......

 2021-05-06 00:55 

Malay Mail Online

Kitingan plays down 'Huguon Siou' ambitions, duel with Ongkili...

KOTA KINABALU, May 6 — Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) president Datuk Seri Jeffrey Kitingan has panned a local newspaper report pitting him against Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili in a tussle for the coveted Huguon Siou position, or paramount leader.....

 2021-05-06 00:50 

Manila Bulletin

Pangasinan town warns residents of lockdown...

SAN CARLOS CITY, Pangasinan (PNA) Mayor Julier Resuello has warned residents of them imposing a lockdown should they continue not to strictly follow the standard health protocols set by the national government in the fight against the coronavirus disease ...

 2021-05-06 00:47 

The Strait Times

Credit Suisse boosts Asia hiring to tap fast growing markets...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Credit Suisse Group has boosted its headcount by more than 100 across the Asia-Pacific this year as the Swiss lender seeks to increase the share of revenue it draws from the region's fast-growing markets.. Read more at straitst...

 2021-05-06 00:47 

New Straits Times

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10 injured in 10-vehicle accident near Behrang toll plaza...
 2021-05-06 00:46 

ABS-CBN

Kasambahay na nagnakaw ng P2M alahas, gadgets nahuli dahil sa GPS...

MAYNILA - Tinatayang P2 milyon ang natangay ng isang kasambahay mula sa pinagtatrabahuhang bahay sa Barangay North Fairview sa Quezon City....

 2021-05-06 00:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Last-minute heartache for Kedah...
 2021-05-06 00:45 

Manila Bulletin

Liquor ban lifted in Muntinlupa...

The Muntinlupa City government has lifted the total liquor ban to allow limited sale and consumption of alcohol in the city. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi signed Ordinance 2021-232 on May 5 that was passed by the City Council. Under the new law, the sale of liquor...

 2021-05-06 00:44 

Philippine Star

Pfizer/BioNTech jab confirmed to protect 95% in largest study yet...
 2021-05-06 00:43 

Malay Mail Online

Mexican metro crash witness describes horror, and silence, of rail collapse...

MEXICO CITY, May 6 Beatriz Ramon and her younger brother Oscar heard a ferocious bang and saw the lights snap out as they left a grocery store in southeastern Mexico City just before 10.30pm on Monday night, right across the street from the......

 2021-05-06 00:40 

Malay Mail Online

Study: Being around kids could make adults more compassionate...

LONDON, May 6 The presence of children could make adults show more compassion and generosity, according to new research from social psychologists in the UK. Could children help adults to be better people? Social psychologists from the UK's......

 2021-05-06 00:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia races to trace source of COVID-19 mystery case in Sydney...

SYDNEY: Australian authorities were racing to track the source of a mystery COVID-19 infection in Sydney on Thursday (May 6), the first locally ......

 2021-05-06 00:39 

The Strait Times

Australia races to trace source of Covid-19 mystery case in Sydney...

Authorities are investigating whether the case is genetically linked to anyone in the quarantine system or cases in other states.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 00:35 

Malay Mail Online

Instagram launches automatic captions on its Stories (VIDEO)...

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6 Could this be another step towards making the service more accessible to hearing-impaired users? Instagram is finally launching automatic captions on its Stories. For the moment the feature is only available in English.......

 2021-05-06 00:32 

The Strait Times

Scotland votes to decide the fate of independence movement...

EDINBURGH (REUTERS) - Scotland votes on Thursday (May 6) in an election that could trigger a showdown with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over a new independence referendum just five years since the Brexit vote strained the United Kingdom to breakin...

 2021-05-06 00:31 

Malay Mail Online

Touchdown! SpaceX successfully lands Starship rocket...

WASHINGTON, May 6 SpaceX managed to land its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base without blowing it up yesterday, the first time it has succeeded in doing so in five attempts. The test flight represents a major win for the hard-charging......

 2021-05-06 00:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Two Kelantan players infected by Covid-19...
 2021-05-06 00:26 

ABS-CBN

20,000 tablets of undeclared ivermectin, other drugs seized at NAIA...

Authorities seized 20,000 tablets of undeclared ivermectin and other undeclared regulated drugs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport from a shipment declared as food supplements, multivitamins and multi-mineral capsules, the Bureau of Customs said Th...

 2021-05-06 00:25 

The Strait Times

Touchdown! SpaceX successfully lands Starship rocket...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - SpaceX managed to land its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base without blowing it up on Wednesday (May 5), the first time it has succeeded in doing so in five attempts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 00:25 

Malay Mail Online

Atlanta forced to reinstate policeman charged with killing Black man...

ATLANTA, May 6 The city of Atlanta yesterday reinstated a police officer fired over the fatal shooting of a Black man last year after an oversight board ruled that he was terminated without due process. The Atlanta Civil Service Board said the......

 2021-05-06 00:25 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 vaccines work on current India variant but experts fret about the next...

India's limited ability to track new mutations emerging from its outbreak is a growing concern for scientists.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 00:24 

Malay Mail Online

PayPal earnings soar on e-commerce boom...

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6 — PayPal on Wednesday reported record quarterly profit as the online financial transactions service benefited from an e-commerce trend boosted by the pandemic. PayPal said it made a profit of US$1.1 billion (RM4.5 billion) in......

 2021-05-06 00:22 

ABS-CBN

About 200 ships still moored at West Philippine Sea, firm says...

Around 200 ships are still moored at West Philippine Sea, a geospatial intelligence firm bared Thursday....

 2021-05-06 00:20 

Malay Mail Online

When MCO means 'must come office'...

MAY 6 — So MCO 3.0 (for Selangor) is here. As usual, we'll await government SOPs, crack our heads over which district lines can be crossed, witness a few people get fined exorbitantly for violations they're surprised they violated, watch the...

 2021-05-06 00:15 

The Strait Times

SPH calls for trading halt pending release of announcement...

The filing with the Singapore Exchange was made at 7.37am before the stock market opened.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-06 00:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pandelela rises to the occasion...
 2021-05-06 00:13 

Malay Mail Online

Bersatu's post-Muhyiddin power vacuum riddle...

MAY 6 — The moment Bersatu launched in 2016, the countdown began. A demise always threatening. Perhaps, eventually vanish the way of Semangat 46, the other Umno splinter party before. After all, with one ex-prime minister and one axed deputy prime.....

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