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 2021-09-22 08:40 

Malay Mail Online

UK and South Korea agree Covid-19 vaccine swap deal...

LONDON, Sept 22 — Britain and South Korea have agreed to swap over 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses with each other, with the UK sending a first batch of Pfizer shots in the coming weeks and Korea returning the same volume by the end of the year.......

 2021-09-22 08:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Walk-in vaccinations for adults in Perak available till Oct 31...
 2021-09-22 08:40 

Manila Bulletin

Protect children's innocence, vulnerability Supreme Court...

Supreme Court (SC) The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed the conviction of a Batangas resident for human trafficking and exploiting a 14-year-old girl into prostitution in 2011. Affirmed was the conviction of Wilbert De Leon Brozoto for violations of Republ...

 2021-09-22 08:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

TAFI net loss narrowed 43.5pc in Q2, supported by higher export sales to overseas customer...
 2021-09-22 08:38 

ABS-CBN

Bureau of Immigration begins to monitor Julian Ongpin for possible departure...

An ILBO is issued to monitor itineraries of flight, travel, or whereabouts of a subject that may attempt to leave the country....

 2021-09-22 08:38 

The Strait Times

Surge in UK fraud a national security threat, warn banks...

Financial fraud has rocketed during the pandemic as more consumers shop online and try digital banking and investing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-22 08:35 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore's modern-day witch earns over RM216,906 a month offering spiritual and sex-positive services, witchcraft lessons...

PETALING JAYA, Sept 22 — Singaporean self-proclaimed clairvoyant Bambi Leong earns over S$70,000 (RM 216,906) a month casting spells, reading tarot cards, selling haunted dolls and making genitalia-shaped candles. Leong, 28, who goes by the......

 2021-09-22 08:35 

ABS-CBN

'Open minded, not bigots': Analyst says 2022 polls exciting with younger bets eyeing presidency...

A political analyst on Wednesday said the 2022 national elections look exciting as more younger candidates are eyeing the highest post in the land....

 2021-09-22 08:34 

Malay Mail Online

Azmin: Malaysia remains competitive in attracting investments despite challenging pandemic situation...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Malaysia remains competitive in attracting investments into the country, despite the challenging Covid-19 pandemic situation. Senior Minister cum International Trade and Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said......

 2021-09-22 08:34 

Manila Bulletin

QC solon seeks 100% hike in cancer care funding; still no. 1 killer disease...

Stressing that cancer remains the leading cause of death and disability in the country, Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas has sought an additional P800 million for the cancer care and treatment budget of the Department of Health for 2022. Rep.Alfred Vargas h...

 2021-09-22 08:31 

The Strait Times

President Joko Widodo due to appoint Indonesia's next military chief by Nov...

57-year-old Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, appointed in 2017, is reaching the mandatory retirement age of 58.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-22 08:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian Rules-Footy fever runs high as Perth gets a Grand Final...

PERTH : The coastal city of Perth, often precluded from hosting major events by its geographic isolation, will steal the limelight on Saturday when the Australian Rules football Grand Final heads west for the first time.The Melbourne Demons and Western Bu...

 2021-09-22 08:29 

Manila Bulletin

DOE pushes for State-owned oil stockpile...

The Department of Energy (DOE) is reviving plans for the creation of a government-run oil stockpile that will store both crude oil and finished petroleum products amid global oil prices hitting all-time high at $75 per barrel. DOE Logo The energy departme...

 2021-09-22 08:29 

Manila Bulletin

Taguig listed as 2nd LGU with highest number of daily COVID-19 cases in PH...

Taguig City has been listed as among the cities and municipalities in the country with the highest number of new daily cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to OCTA Research's Dr. Guido David, Taguig recorded 471 new COVID-19 cases on Sep...

 2021-09-22 08:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

DPP: Zahid was never promised immunity for disclosing information to MACC...
 2021-09-22 08:27 

Malay Mail Online

Unvaccinated teachers will be given tasks based on their school's current needs, says education minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Unvaccinated teachers will be assigned tasks based on the needs of their respective schools, Education Minister Datuk Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said today. He said this in reply to Padang Serai MP M. Karupaiya who had interrupted.....

 2021-09-22 08:27 

Manila Bulletin

Arthur Nery, Adie, Rob Deniel, UNIQUE all set for 'HRNA'...

Four of the hottest male solo acts today are brought together in one remarkable show titled "HRNA." Arthur Nery, Adie, Rob Deniel and Unique Salonga, modern-hitmakers all, will be the featured music artists on the special digital streaming show. &...

 2021-09-22 08:27 

Manila Bulletin

Resort owners, divers fear effects of Dumaguete reclamation project...

DUMAGUETE CITY Professional divers and resort owners in Negros Oriental are apprehensive over the possible negative impacts of the proposed 174-hectare offshore reclamation project in this capital city on the diving and tourism industry. Glenn Carballo, o...

 2021-09-22 08:25 

The Strait Times

Today in Pictures, Sept 22, 2021...

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 2021-09-22 08:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Whatever happened to physical distancing?, Lee asks...
 2021-09-22 08:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pangkor Island not ready for tourists yet...
 2021-09-22 08:24 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian singer and actor Andi Bernadee heaves sigh of relief as "best friend" awaits trial over missing RM70,000 paycheque...

KUALA LUMPUR, September 22 — Singer and actor Andi Bernadee is relieved that action is being taken against his "best friend" after claiming to have been conned of RM70,000. The 30-year-old told Kosmo that the individual was arrested and......

 2021-09-22 08:22 

Cebu Daily News

Angel Locsin on her health and fitness journey: 'Love every inch of you'...

GINATILAN, CEBU — Angel Locsin's progress in her fitness journey is quite manifesting. The actress wowed netizens as she recently shared a photo on Instagram that shows her slimmer figure. With positive thoughts, she encouraged her followers to ...

 2021-09-22 08:22 

Philippine Star

Why the Sixers should be wary of letting Ben Simmons go...
 2021-09-22 08:21 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak minister supports proposal to update definition of 'natives' in Federal Constitution...

KUCHING, Sept 22 — Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah supports the state's proposal for the definition of Natives of Sarawak in the Federal Constitution to be updated to reflect the numerous different races of the...

 2021-09-22 08:20 

Malay Mail Online

FT: UK carbon dioxide shortage spilling over into rest of Europe, Nippon Gases says...

LONDON, Sept 22 — The carbon dioxide shortage that has struck Britain is spilling over into the rest of Europe, Nippon Gases, one of the world's largest distributors of the gas has warned, the Financial Times reported. Nippon Gases, which sold.....

 2021-09-22 08:20 

ABS-CBN

Retired military general gets CA nod to be next PH envoy to Brazil...

A retired general nominated to be the Philippines' next ambassador to Brazil got the Commission on Appointments' nod on Wednesday....

 2021-09-22 08:20 

Manila Bulletin

KID NO MORE: Nash Aguas tries politics...

Former "Goin' Bulilit" star Nash Aguas is running for a local government position. This was confirmed on the official Facebook page of Cavite City Vice Mayor Denver Chua. In there, he uploaded photos of people he described as under his party l...

 2021-09-22 08:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Maybank extends RM77bil loans to Malaysians, businesses amid Covid19...
 2021-09-22 08:17 

Malay Mail Online

Defence minister: Australia needs to approach Brunei on trilateral partnership between UK, US...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Apart from approaching Malaysia for trilateral partnership between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States (AUKUS), Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has urged Australia to reach out to......

 2021-09-22 08:16 

Malay Mail Online

Bukit Aman CCID chief confirms investigation underway after Najib's report against IRB...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The federal police's Commercial Crime Investigation Department today confirmed that it has initiated an investigation after former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak lodged a police report against the Inland Revenue......

 2021-09-22 08:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Selangor records highest number of new Covid-19 infections, again...
 2021-09-22 08:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More than 17,000 Kelantan teens vaccinated in two days...
 2021-09-22 08:15 

The Strait Times

K-drama actress Seo Yi-sook to take legal action over fake news of her death...

SEOUL - South Korean actress Seo Yi-sook is planning to take legal action against netizens who spread false rumours that she had died of a heart attack.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-22 08:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

HUAWEI reduces price of MateBook D15 i3 to RM2,399...
 2021-09-22 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

NLEX Connector Espaa Section 50% Complete...

The first 5-kilometer section of the P23 Billion NLEX Connector road is now 50 percent complete and will be finished by first quarter 2022, the NLEX Corporation today (Sept. 22) announced. NLEX-Connector_Board-Map-scaled The elevated expressway is a publi...

 2021-09-22 08:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Man admits abducting wife on suspicion of affair; doused her with petrol and wanted to set her on fire...

SINGAPORE: Suspecting his wife was having an affair and intending to set her on fire before killing himself, a Malaysian man crossed the border into Singapore, abducted the 40-year-old woman and doused her with petrol.The woman swallowed some liquid and h...

 2021-09-22 08:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More than RM3bil allocated for Sabah since Covid-19 outbreak...
 2021-09-22 08:07 

Malay Mail Online

Perak eyes new 62km natural gas pipeline...

IPOH, September 22 — Perak could expand its natural gas pipeline network with a new 62km link from Kampung Kuala Bikam, Bidor to Proton City in Tanjung Malim, said Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad. He said that the proposed gas pipeline project......

 2021-09-22 08:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Sabah should continue pursuing decentralisation of power'...
 2021-09-22 08:06 

Jakarta Globe

Luhut Files Defamation Complaint against Rights Activists...

Luhut is the second aide of the president to file a lawsuit against activists in the past two months....

 2021-09-22 08:06 

Jakarta Globe

Sulawesi District Head Arrested for Graft Charge...

More than 300 district heads, mayors and governors have become corruption suspects since direct regional election was introduced in 2005....

 2021-09-22 08:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia to use 'existing laws' as palm oil moratorium expires...

JAKARTA: Indonesia will use existing laws in a jobs creation bill passed last year to deal with issues around sustainable palm oil production, a senior official said on Wednesday (Sep 22), after a moratorium on new plantation permits recently ended.The So...

 2021-09-22 08:05 

Malay Mail Online

Asian Development Bank: Recovery in developing Asia to continue at slower pace...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The recovery in developing Asia will continue at a slightly slower pace with the speed of recovery depending on economies' containment of the Covid-19 pandemic, Asian Development Bank said. Macroeconomics research......

 2021-09-22 08:04 

Cebu Daily News

Casimero clears up issues with Donaire...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An apologetic and mellow speaking John Riel "Quadro Alas" Casimero faced his rival Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire Jr. for the first time to talk about the issues surrounding their rivalry. Casimero faced Donai...

 2021-09-22 08:04 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Gradiant achieves strong growth across Asia in cleantech water treatment during the pandemic - ANTARA News...

Gradiant, an end-to-end cleantech water treatment solutions provider, announced that it has secured 26 new projects in 2021 year-to-date (YTD) across the Asia ......

 2021-09-22 08:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trump sues niece, New York Times for US$100m over Pulitzer-winning tax story...
 2021-09-22 08:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bersatu leaders: Will Malaysia recognise Taliban?...
 2021-09-22 08:03 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam boasts strong exports to CPTPP countries in first-half of 2021...

Vit Nam's export turnover in July to countries in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), reached US$3.98 billion, a 0.79 per cent increase from June and a 21.64 per cent increase from the same period last ye...

 2021-09-22 08:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia to get China's views on Aukus, says Hisham...

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