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 2021-09-23 06:29 

Malay Mail Online

DAP MP moots rebates on Covid-19 self-test kits to encourage honesty, Khairy agrees...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today agreed with an Opposition MP's suggestion to offer a rebate on self-test kits to encourage more people to report and update their Covid-19 statuses. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii....

 2021-09-23 06:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Betsson chairman Svensk resigns after CEO dismissal...

STOCKHOLM : Swedish online gaming company Betsson said on Thursday that its chairman, Patrick Svensk, had resigned effective immediately in the wake of the dismissal of the company's Chief Executive earlier this month.The company, which said it had ap...

 2021-09-23 06:29 

Manila Bulletin

Bree Jonson's body shows signs of struggle, family lawyers claim...

Bree Jonson The body of the late artist Breanna "Bree" Jonson showed signs of struggle, the family's lawyers said in a statement issued on Thursday, Sept. 23. "Contrary to prior statements circulating on social media, the initial medicoleg...

 2021-09-23 06:27 

The Strait Times

10 suspected cases of blood clot in brain among those who received mRNA Covid-19 vaccines in S'pore...

None was fatal; HSA is monitoring such occurrences and reviewing the cases with local experts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 06:27 

Manila Bulletin

PH seen import more rice...

The Philippines is seen importing more rice in the coming months amid expectations of improving economic conditions despite the prolonged pandemic. 34306 In the updated forecast of US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FA...

 2021-09-23 06:27 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Isko signs ordinance on grant of general tax amnesty...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso signed on Thursday, September 23, Ordinance No. 8773 granting General Tax Amnesty to delinquent business and real property taxes, as well as traffic violations, in a bid to help businesses recover amid...

 2021-09-23 06:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

700 Kelantan village heads help people get vaccinated...
 2021-09-23 06:25 

Cambodia Daily

IDEA TALK -...

Idea Talk - The post IDEA TALK - appeared first on The Cambodia Daily Khmer ....

 2021-09-23 06:25 

Cebu Daily News

WBO orders Casimero to fight UK's Butler...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The tough-talking John Riel Casimero may have settled his differences with Nonito Donaire Jr. but their world title unification showdown will likely be put aside at the moment. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, the World Boxing...

 2021-09-23 06:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah eyes inter-district travel after hitting 70pc adult vaccination rate...
 2021-09-23 06:22 

Manila Bulletin

Yuka Saso eyes second LPGA title...

Yuka Saso (AFP) After almost a month of rest, US Women's Open champion Yuka Saso returns to action when she competes in the 2021 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship set to start Thursday (Friday in Manila) at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Northwes...

 2021-09-23 06:21 

Manila Bulletin

St. Luke's faces manpower shortage as 119 health workers undergo quarantine...

The St. Luke's Medical Center (SLMC) is facing a manpower shortage as over a hundred of their health workers are under quarantine after being exposed to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an official of the hospital said Thursday, Sept. 23. St. Luke'...

 2021-09-23 06:20 

Manila Bulletin

Bride's world crumbles on wedding day after alleged scam by wedding planner...

CEBU CITY — What was supposed to be a special day for a couple here ended in a nightmarish experience. A video of a bride being inconsolable after finding out that the venue for the wedding reception was not booked. The video was posted by wedding p...

 2021-09-23 06:19 

Channel NewsAsia

AstraZeneca invests in Imperial's self-amplifying RNA technology with eye on future drugs...

LONDON : AstraZeneca Plc on Thursday struck a deal with the firm behind Imperial College London's experimental COVID-19 vaccine to develop and sell drugs based on its self-amplifying RNA technology platform in other disease areas.Under the deal, VaxEq...

 2021-09-23 06:18 

The Strait Times

AstraZeneca invests in Imperial's self-amplifying RNA technology with eye on future drugs...

The technology works in a similar way to the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 06:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Macron, Biden have 'friendly' talk to defuse submarine row...
 2021-09-23 06:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Kugiran Masdo's 'Dinda' wins fans' hearts in Indonesia...
 2021-09-23 06:17 

ABS-CBN

Duterte formally accepts PDP-Laban faction nomination as VP bet in 2022 elections...

President Rodrigo Duterte has formally accepted the nomination of a PDP-Laban faction for him to run for vice president in next year's elections by signing a relevant document, the party's Cusi-led faction said Thursday....

 2021-09-23 06:17 

Malay Mail Online

Health minister admits to blindspot in monitoring migrant workers for Covid-19 by relying on employers...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The government will review its monitoring methods of migrant workers for Covid-19, Khairy Jamaluddin told Parliament today. The health minister admitted that the current practice of entrusting employers to isolate and......

 2021-09-23 06:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Berjaya Land has a better outlook for the current fiscal year...
 2021-09-23 06:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Court told of Guan Eng's meetings with Zarul in Komtar...
 2021-09-23 06:15 

Malay Mail Online

Education minister: Rotation of classroom, home-based learning aimed at restoring students' morale...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — The implementation of the face-to-face classroom learning and home based teaching and learning (PdPR) on a rotational basis, is aimed at restoring students' morale, said Senior Education Minister Datuk Radzi......

 2021-09-23 06:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Actor Izuan Fitri leaves hospital, making speedy recovery...
 2021-09-23 06:12 

Malay Mail Online

AstraZeneca invests in Imperial's self-amplifying RNA technology with eye on future drugs...

LONDON, Sept 23 AstraZeneca Plc today struck a deal with the firm behind Imperial College London's experimental Covid-19 vaccine to develop and sell drugs based on its self-amplifying RNA technology platform in other disease areas. Under the......

 2021-09-23 06:10 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia committed to global good during G20 presidency: Jokowi - ANTARA News...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reiterated Indonesia's commitment to working for the good of the global society during its presidency in G20 commencing in ......

 2021-09-23 06:06 

Malay Mail Online

Despite a 37-year age gap. Negri Sembilan woman finds love and marriage with 22-year-old man (VIDEO)...

PETALING JAYA, Sept 23 A couple from Jelebu, Negri Sembilan has proven that their 37-year age gap is not a barrier to finding love and getting married. Their wedding last Friday was captured on TikTok, garnering almost a million views with many......

 2021-09-23 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

'Isko Moreno' has right to seek presidency, says Roque; shrugs off 'threat' to Go-Duterte tandem...

Malacaang says Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso's decision to run for president in the 2022 elections was well within his rights. President Duterte and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno (Malacaang, Manila PIO file photos) Presidential Spok...

 2021-09-23 06:02 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City's Balay Silangan to open on Sept. 30...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be launching its Balay Silangan for drug rehabilitation patients on September 30, 2021, at the CREMDEC training center in Barangay Taptap. Jonah John Rodriguez, the head of the City Office for Substance Abuse ...

 2021-09-23 06:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Security guard fined for squirting hand sanitiser into colleague's water bottle...

SINGAPORE: Unhappy with a colleague as he felt she liked to gossip, a security guard squirted a few pumps of hand sanitiser into the woman's water bottle at a condominium guard house.When the 54-year-old victim drank from her bottle, she caught a stro...

 2021-09-23 06:01 

Philippine Star

Amid Paolo Contis controversy, Yen Santos deletes all Instagram posts...
 2021-09-23 06:00 

Tech in Asia

Remote hiring isn't just a stopgap measure it's here to stay...

It's not just about finding talent elsewhere. Companies have to change, too....

 2021-09-23 06:00 

Malay Mail Online

Khairy: Reimbursement for Covid-19 patients forced to get treatment at private hospitals case by case...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 Government reimbursements for Covid-19 patients who were treated privately instead of at public hospitals will be handled case by case, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today. He explained that his ministry has a fund......

 2021-09-23 06:00 

The Strait Times

Why are some malls doing better than others? Unpacking the enigma of S'pore malls...

SINGAPORE - With the impending departure of luxury boutique Pedder on Scotts in Scotts Square, it seems even a spot on the prime Orchard Road shopping belt alone cannot save retail.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 06:00 

The Strait Times

Lily Collins learns through the characters she plays...

SINGAPORE - Emily In Paris star and face of Cartier's Clash (Un)limited campaign Lily Collins is big on personal growth.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 05:59 

ABS-CBN

Alert level system in Metro Manila may be extended beyond September— official...

The pilot implementation of the new alert level system with granular lockdowns in Metro Manila may be extended beyond September, an official said....

 2021-09-23 05:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

CM: Sabah not planning to grant citizenship to vaccinated illegal immigrants...
 2021-09-23 05:57 

Manila Bulletin

Netflix's latest Korean thriller is no child's play...

Netflix survival competition Squid Game is a series of traditional children's games but with a deadly twist. Find out who will be the winner and what the purpose behind the game is. The Korean Wave has been on an extended roll! Whether it's K-Dram...

 2021-09-23 05:55 

ABS-CBN

19 million now fully vaccinated vs COVID-19 in Philippines, a fourth of gov't target...

The Philippines has fully vaccinated least 19 million people against COVID-19....

 2021-09-23 05:54 

Manila Bulletin

Bulacan kicks off vaccination for One Million Jobs 2021 project...

In a bid to restart economic activities in the province, the Bulacan provincial government, led by Gov. Daniel R. Fernando, with help from national government agencies, kicked off the vaccination drive for the 1 Million Jobs 2021 project on Thursday, Sept...

 2021-09-23 05:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Moderna chief executive sees end of COVID-19 pandemic in one year: Report...

ZURICH: Moderna chief executive Stephane Bancel thinks the COVID-19 pandemic could be over in a year as increased vaccine production ensures global supplies, he told the Swiss newspaper Neue Zuercher Zeitung....

 2021-09-23 05:52 

The Strait Times

Chinese envoy invokes Lincoln in declaring China a democracy...

Mr Qin Gang, China's ambassador to the US, said Washington must act first to improve ties.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 05:51 

The Strait Times

SMEs can tap funds for digital marketing with expansion of Productivity Solutions Grant...

SINGAPORE - Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will get more help to build their online presence as the Covid-19 pandemic accelerates the shift towards all things digital, said Ms Low Yen Ling, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, and Culture,...

 2021-09-23 05:51 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Character building eradicates major sins at schools: Minister Makarim - ANTARA News...

Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Minister Nadiem Makarim reaffirmed the ministry's mission to eradicate three major "sins" -- ......

 2021-09-23 05:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Intel Malaysia boosts its Covid-19 relief effort with additional allocations and immunisation programme...
 2021-09-23 05:48 

The Strait Times

Mapletree Investments raises US$552m for maiden US office fund...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Mapletree Investments has closed its maiden US office fund, Mapletree US Income Commercial Trust (MUSIC), with US$552 million (S$747 million) in total fund equity raised.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-23 05:46 

Philippine Star

Pacio out to end Saruta rivalry with trilogy bout...
 2021-09-23 05:46 

Manila Bulletin

Villanueva presses vaccination of all workers...

Senator Joel Villanueva on Thursday, Sept. 23 said it cannot be denied that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamics in the country's employment system and, thus, the government and the private sector should now intensify their vaccination progr...

 2021-09-23 05:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Teraju: Pandemic causes drop in hiring of bumiputera grads in 2020...
 2021-09-23 05:45 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd asks regional offices to help 'fight all forms of cheating' by promoting academic honesty...

In an effort to eradicate all forms of cheating, including those that are carried out online, the Department of Education (DepEd) is strengthening the promotion of academic honesty among its stakeholders. (Photo from Pixabay) DepEd made this move after it...

 2021-09-23 05:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy's Enel to launch newco Gridspertise for digital grid services - paper...

ROME : Italy's Enel will set up a new company dedicated to digital grid services, which aims to have a revenue of 1.5 billion euros (US$1.76 billion) by 2030, newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Wednesday. The operator, Europe's largest utility, ...

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