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 2021-01-26 01:00 

Manila Bulletin

UN Chief warns on vaccine inequity...

UNITED NATIONS (Bloomberg) — Vaccine coverage won't reach a point that would stop transmission of the virus in the foreseeable future, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday as United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

 2021-01-26 01:00 

Philippine Star

Samsung Smart Lock keeps you safe at home while staying connected...
 2021-01-26 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

I, CAREGIVER: Fresh air and exercise...
 2021-01-26 01:00 

The Strait Times

'This is not normal': Wall Street grows wary of stock bubbles...

Fears of a pullback were highlighted by the wild ride for shares such as GameStop.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-26 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ismail Sabri explains necessity of emergency proclamation in Covid-19 fight...
 2021-01-26 01:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Metro-wide crackdown on 'buwayaheros' starts...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte delivered the first salvo and issued notices of violation to 111 market vendors caught jacking up their goods beyond suggested retail prices. She ordered City Market Development and Administration Department head Procopio Li...

 2021-01-26 00:59 

ABS-CBN

Ambulansiya tumagilid matapos mabangga ng SUV sa QC...

Tumagilid ang isang ambulansiya matapos itong mabangga ng isang SUV sa intersection ng Aurora Boulevard at Araneta Avenue Sa Quezon City nitong Martes ng umaga....

 2021-01-26 00:58 

Malay Mail Online

GameStop extends wild ride on Wall Street...

NEW YORK, Jan 26 GameStop continued its wild Wall Street ride yesterday with dizzying ups and downs seemingly powered by online chatter about the struggling video game retailer with a devoted fan base. GameStop shares were up 70 per cent at one......

 2021-01-26 00:58 

Jakarta Post

Japan, EU affirm importance of rules-based order in Indo-Pacific...

Japan attended the meeting for the first time after the European Union asked Motegi to join amid Chinas rising assertiveness to reinforce expansive maritime claims in the Indo-Pacific region, including in the East and South China seas....

 2021-01-26 00:55 

The Strait Times

Mainland China reports 82 new Covid-19 cases, down from 124 a day earlier...

69 of the new Covid-19 cases were local infections.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-26 00:55 

Philippine Star

US warships conduct exercises in South China Sea...
 2021-01-26 00:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

19 killed, dozens hurt in Brazil bus crash...
 2021-01-26 00:55 

Jakarta Post

Bali boots Russian influencer for party that broke COVID-19 rules...

Sergey Kosenkos deportation comes days after Bali officials sent a gay American couple home after the women called the island queer friendly in tweets that went viral, and encouraged foreigners to come and stay there during the pandemic....

 2021-01-26 00:50 

Malay Mail Online

Cinema chain AMC raises nearly US$1b to ward off bankruptcy...

NEW YORK, Jan 26 US movie theatre chain AMC announced yesterday it had raised US$917 million (RM3.7 billion) in funding since mid-December, allowing it to fend off bankruptcy for now as Covid-19 batters the film industry. "This increased......

 2021-01-26 00:49 

ABS-CBN

Bontoc virus surge leads to shortage in hospital beds, emergency hiring of healthworkers...

The surge of COVID-19 cases in Bontoc town, Mt Province has led to a shortage in hospital beds and healthcare workers, an official said Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 00:47 

Channel NewsAsia

US Senate votes overwhelmingly to confirm Janet Yellen as first female Treasury chief...

WASHINGTON: The Senate on Monday (Jan 25) approved President Joe Biden's nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary, ......

 2021-01-26 00:46 

Philippine Star

US Supreme Court declines to wade in on police use of hypnosis...
 2021-01-26 00:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Facebook News feature launches in UK in move to help 'sustain' local journalism...

LONDON: Facebook News launched in Britain on Tuesday (Jan 26), delivering users of the world's leading social network curated news content bought ......

 2021-01-26 00:45 

Manila Bulletin

Corazon Abalos, wife of former Comelec chair and mother of MMDA chairman dies...

Corazon Abalos, wife of former Commission on Elections (COMELEC) chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr. and mother of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Benhur Abalos, has passed away. Mandaluyong City Councilor Charisse Marie Abalos-Vargas c...

 2021-01-26 00:43 

Philippine Star

US Supreme Court declines to wade in on police use of hypnosis...
 2021-01-26 00:42 

Philippine Star

6 years after, justice elusive for SAF 44...
 2021-01-26 00:38 

Philippine Star

Red Cross labs able to process 8,000 saliva samples daily...
 2021-01-26 00:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Moderna to test booster shot for 'worrying' South Africa Covid variant...
 2021-01-26 00:37 

The Strait Times

Top global traders work to ease seafarer crisis due to coronavirus...

Ship crews are struggling to swap over with colleagues on land.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-26 00:36 

Malay Mail Online

London's FTSE 100 drops to near three-week low as virus risks weigh...

LONDON, Jan 26 British stocks ended lower yesterday, with travel stocks leading the declines, as rising coronavirus infections and extended lockdowns raised worries of prolonged economic pain, while fashion retailers Boohoo and ASOS gained on......

 2021-01-26 00:34 

Philippine Star

38 contacts of UK variant cases positive for COVID-19...
 2021-01-26 00:32 

The Strait Times

Trump opens office to 'carry on' agenda of his administration...

The office will operate out of Palm Beach.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-26 00:30 

Tech in Asia

A David vs. Goliath battle in Vietnam's B2B ecommerce sector...

A race to digitize mom-and-pop shops has begun in Vietnam. How will startups and investors capture this opportunity?...

 2021-01-26 00:30 

Cebu Daily News

8 arrested in Lapu-Lapu City for playing volleyball...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu Eight individuals ended up cleaning the comfort rooms at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob in Lapu-Lapu City as a punishment for violating health protocols. The eight were arrested for playing volleyball, a contact sport that is prohibi...

 2021-01-26 00:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jun Hoong to go for Olympic spot at World Cup...
 2021-01-26 00:30 

Jakarta Post

Investment to grow in 2021 as post-pandemic hopes rise...

The overall investment realization grew by 2.1 percent year-on-year (yoy) to Rp 826.3 trillion (US$58.8 billion) and was higher by around 1.11 percent than the target....

 2021-01-26 00:30 

Manila Standard

Mexico to get 24 million Russian Sputnik V virus vaccine doses...

Mexico on Monday agreed to acquire 24 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said after talking with President Vladimir Putin....

 2021-01-26 00:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lampard 'disappointed' with Chelsea exit, Tuchel set to take charge...
 2021-01-26 00:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops...
 2021-01-26 00:25 

The Strait Times

Facebook News in UK to help 'sustain' local journalism...

LONDON (AFP) - Facebook News launched in Britain on Tuesday (Jan 26), delivering users of the world's leading social network curated news content bought from traditional publishers that have struggled financially.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-26 00:25 

Malay Mail Online

AstraZeneca denies report vaccine less effective in elderly...

FRANKFURT, Jan 26 — AstraZeneca denied yesterday its Covid-19 vaccine is not very effective for people over 65, after German media reports said officials fear the vaccine may not be approved in the European Union for use in the elderly. German......

 2021-01-26 00:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Europe's top clubs face 2 billion euros revenue hit from pandemic - Deloitte...

REUTERS: Europe's elite soccer clubs are expected to miss out on over 2 billion euros (US$2.43 billion) in revenue by the end of the 2020-21 ......

 2021-01-26 00:22 

Channel NewsAsia

New Brazilian coronavirus variant appears in US...

The Brazilian variant of the coronavirus contains a set of mutations that may affect its ability to be recognised by antibodies, according to the ......

 2021-01-26 00:22 

Channel NewsAsia

New Brazilian coronavirus variant appears in US...

The Brazilian variant of the coronavirus contains a set of mutations that may affect its ability to be recognised by antibodies, according to the ......

 2021-01-26 00:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Second night of riots in Netherlands over curfew...
 2021-01-26 00:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Choong Hann pleased with Thailand outing...
 2021-01-26 00:20 

Malay Mail Online

Ismail Sabri warns against politicising Emergency proclamation...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 — The Proclamation of Emergency to curb the Covid-19 pandemic should not be politicised, and the context of its importance should be understood, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said......

 2021-01-26 00:18 

The Strait Times

Britain to help other countries track down coronavirus variants...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain will share its genomic sequencing capabilities with other countries to help quicker identify new variants of the coronavirus in places with less ability to do so, its health ministry said on Tuesday (Jan 26).. Read more at strai...

 2021-01-26 00:18 

The Strait Times

UK supermarkets caught in plastic packaging: study...

LONDON (AFP) - Britain's major supermarket chains remain big users of plastic packaging that blights the environment, despite efforts to cut down, according to a study published on Tuesday (Jan 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-26 00:17 

Malay Mail Online

Asian stocks set for soft start, dollar mostly steady...

NEW YORK, Jan 26 Asian stocks came under pressure today as worries about US stimulus and surging coronavirus infections led to a mixed Wall Street session, while the dollar consolidated overnight gains. The choppy trade reflected concerns about......

 2021-01-26 00:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trump impeachment article formally delivered to Senate...
 2021-01-26 00:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mei Kuan-Meng Yean aim to continue good run at World Tour...
 2021-01-26 00:15 

Malay Mail Online

Florida offers to host Olympics if Tokyo backs out, says state official...

MIAMI, Jan 26 — Florida's chief financial officer on Monday told the International Olympic Committee that the state would be happy to host the Olympics Games amid speculation that current hosts Japan may back out. Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to...

 2021-01-26 00:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Biden's 'Buy American' order aims to spur US manufacturing...

WASHINGTONUS President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Monday giving American companies and products priority in contracting with the federal government, as the new administration attempts to spur domestic manufacturing. The order is aimed at boost...

 2021-01-26 00:14 

Malay Mail Online

Twitter unveils 'community-driven' effort to fight misinformation...

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 26 Twitter announced a new initiative yesterday to enlist users to flag misinformation on its platform through a project known as Birdwatch. Birdwatch will be operated separately from Twitter while allowing users to identify......

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