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 2021-01-25 06:10 

The Strait Times

Integrated Shield Plan now covers Covid-19 vaccine complications that lead to hospitalisation...

This will apply to policyholders who receive vaccines approved by HSA and are vaccinated in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 06:09 

Manila Bulletin

Bohol imposes absolute ban on entry of hogs, pork products from Leyte provinces...

BOHOL — The province of Bohol has imposed an absolute ban on the entry of live pigs, pork and processed-products from nearby Leyte and Southern Leyte due to the reported outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the area. (Photo by Amber Kipp on Unsp...

 2021-01-25 06:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Indian, Chinese troops in new border brawl...
 2021-01-25 06:08 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki sugatan matapos banggain, saksakin ng holdaper sa Maynila...

Sugatan ang isang hotel staff matapos holdapin sa Sampaloc district, Maynila madaling araw ng Lunes....

 2021-01-25 06:07 

Malay Mail Online

Ku Nan's appeal against graft conviction to be heard April 22...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 — The appeal by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor against his conviction and 12-month jail sentence, as well as fine of RM2 million, for accepting bribe of RM2 million from a......

 2021-01-25 06:06 

Philippine Star

BIR, already above-goal in Nov., posts worst revenue plunge in 2020...
 2021-01-25 06:06 

Philippine Star

How 23-year-old with no business background becomes millionaire amid pandemic...
 2021-01-25 06:05 

Manila Bulletin

Army, NPA rebels clash at Iloilo's 'Little Baguio'...

ILOILO CITY The Army's 61 st Infantry Battalion (61 st IB) and the New People's Army (NPA) clashed anew over the weekend at a mountain village in Leon town that is one of the major tourist attractions in Iloilo province. According to 61st IB Comma...

 2021-01-25 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

US oil refiners set for worst earnings quarter of the pandemic...

U.S. refiners are girding for a painful slate of fourth-quarter earnings, reflecting the pressure of rising crude prices, weak demand due to ......

 2021-01-25 06:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ranau man nabbed for possession of two homemade guns...
 2021-01-25 06:04 

Malay Mail Online

Rappers Joe Flizzow-Jay Park's second collaboration a hit as local hip hop scene gains momentum (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 — Local rapper, Joe Flizzow's latest collaboration with MK of K-Clique and South Korean rapper, Jay Park had been garnering interest since its release recently. The song titled Ciao which dropped last Friday has......

 2021-01-25 06:02 

Manila Bulletin

Suspect, who considers illegal drug trade as family business, nabbed in Iligan City...

ILIGAN CITY Operatives of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 10 nabbed a drug peddler, and seized nearly P7 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation conducted in Purok 8 Bulog, Barangay Ta...

 2021-01-25 06:02 

The Strait Times

Two bus passengers taken to hospital after accident involving 5 vehicles in Sengkang...

Two female bus passengers aged seven and 37 were taken to hospital.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 06:02 

Channel NewsAsia

China says coronavirus traces found in vaccination sites, but not infectious...

BEIJING: China has found harmless traces of the coronavirus in some COVID-19 inoculation sites potentially linked to vaccine liquid, its disease ......

 2021-01-25 06:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Plea to government not to further extend MCO...
 2021-01-25 06:00 

Manila Bulletin

Pre-orders start today for BTS' 'BE (Essential Edition)' album...

K-pop idol group BTS will be releasing their new album "BE (Essential Edition)" next month, according to Big Hit Entertainment. According to the agency, pre-orders for the album will start today, Jan. 25, at 11 a.m. Korea Standard Time (10 a.m. in...

 2021-01-25 06:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: BTS' 'BE Essential Edition' out on Feb 19...
 2021-01-25 05:59 

Malay Mail Online

Heatwave across south-east Australia stokes bushfires near Adelaide...

MELBOURNE, Jan 25 — Searing heat scorched south-eastern Australia today, stoking bushfires near the city of Adelaide and driving crowds to the beaches on an extended long weekend in what has mostly been a wetter than normal summer. Six......

 2021-01-25 05:59 

Malay Mail Online

CGS-CIMB says in favour of accepting Felda's takeover offer for FGV shares...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 — CGS-CIMB is in favour of FGV Holdings Bhd's shareholders accepting the takeover offer by the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda). It said in the past, the share price of the plantation company was boosted by media.....

 2021-01-25 05:55 

Tech in Asia

SoftBank managing partner Colin Fan leaves Vision Fund, sources say...

London-based managing partner Munish Varma is moving to San Francisco to take on part of Fan's responsibilities....

 2021-01-25 05:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Pandemic boosts variety of video games...
 2021-01-25 05:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

LBS' latest marketing campaign aimed at rewarding homebuyers...
 2021-01-25 05:52 

The Strait Times

Secure smart home devices, police advise...

The police warned that cyber criminals could hack into and compromise smart home devices.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 05:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Meat cartel scandal: PM to temporarily chair Malaysia Halal Council...
 2021-01-25 05:51 

Malay Mail Online

480,000 killed by extreme weather this century, according to analysis...

PARIS, Jan 25 — Almost half a million people have died in natural disasters linked to extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to a new assessment of the direct threat posed to humanity by climate change. The mortality burden of......

 2021-01-25 05:50 

The Strait Times

Shopee scales up Brazil operations, eyes Latam potential: Sources...

On Linkedin, Shopee is currently recruiting for over three dozen positions in Brazil.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 05:49 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korean left-wing party chief sacked for sexual harassment...

SEOUL: The head of a left-wing South Korean political party that has championed gender equality was sacked on Monday (Jan 25) for sexually ......

 2021-01-25 05:47 

Cebu Daily News

Guadalupe officials to ask church to do virtual Masses if......

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local officials of Barangay Guadalupe here are planning to ask churches in the village to hold virtual Masses as the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continues to increase. Michael Gacasan, captain of Barang...

 2021-01-25 05:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's core inflation falls to -0.3% in December as costs of services decline...

SINGAPORE: Consumer prices in Singapore declined in December last year, driven mainly by a larger fall in costs of services as well as lower food ......

 2021-01-25 05:45 

Bangkok Post

Leaders set for online climate adaptation summit...

THE HAGUE: World leaders are set to appear online on Monday at the first summit dedicated to making the planet more resilient to the effects of climate change....

 2021-01-25 05:44 

Malay Mail Online

Police constable, two jobless men charged for gang robbery in Iskandar Puteri...

JOHOR BARU, Jan 25 — A General Operations Force (GOF) policeman and two unemployed men were charged in the Sessions Court here today for gang robbery and intentionally causing injury to a man late last year. Constable Haikal Fikri Anuar, 27, Razif.....

 2021-01-25 05:44 

The Strait Times

All bicycles used on S'pore public paths, roads will soon be required to have brakes...

Safety concerns from the use of brakeless bicycles arose following a fatal accident last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 05:44 

Manila Bulletin

Metro Manila Council to meet Tuesday over NCR's quarantine status...

Paranaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez said the Metro Manila Council (MMC) will meet Tuesday (January 26) to determine whether Metro Manila is ready to be placed under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Olivarez, ...

 2021-01-25 05:43 

Channel NewsAsia

No more brakeless bicycles on public paths and roads in future as Government accepts advisory panel's review...

SINGAPORE: Brakeless bicycles will no longer be allowed on public paths and roads in the future, said the Ministry of Transport (MOT) on Monday ......

 2021-01-25 05:41 

Manila Bulletin

100 Filipino ADB employees lose bid to recover P34-M income tax...

More than 100 Filipino employees of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have lost their appeal to recover P33.7 million in income tax remitted to the Bureau of Internal Revenue in 2012. The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) en banc reversed the decision of one of i...

 2021-01-25 05:41 

Manila Bulletin

4 barangays in Bontoc tagged as critical zones due to UK variant...

BONTOC, Mt. Province Mayor Franklyn Odsey announced on Monday, January 25, that four barangays were now considered critical zones, and were placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until January 31. Contact tracers walk along the lockdown barangay...

 2021-01-25 05:41 

Malay Mail Online

Leaders set for online climate adaptation summit...

THE HAGUE, Jan 25 — World leaders are set to appear online today at the first summit dedicated to making the planet more resilient to the effects of climate change. Leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela......

 2021-01-25 05:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Devant shares the joy of TV with its partner Charities...

Devant starts 2021 off on a high note by bringing happiness to their chosen charities, CRIBS Foundation and Golden Reception for the Elderly and Other Special Cases (GRACES). Earlier this month, the brand fulfilled its commitment to donate televisions to ...

 2021-01-25 05:38 

Manila Bulletin

UMPIL, PETA hit red-tagging of playwright Liza Magtoto...

The Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) and Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) hit the red-tagging of the University of the Philippines (UP) alumna and Carlos Palanca-awardee playwright Liza Magtoto. (UMPIL / PETA) Magtoto, who is a...

 2021-01-25 05:37 

Manila Bulletin

KMP denounces burning of 2 farmer's houses in Hacienda Yulo in Laguna...

A militant farmers' group denounced the "inhumane" burning of two farmer's houses inside Hacienda Yulo in Calamba, Laguna over the weekend. (Defend Yulo Farmers, KMP / MANILA BULLETIN) Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) chairman Danilo...

 2021-01-25 05:36 

ABS-CBN

34 contacts of Bontoc's UK variant cases test positive for COVID but negative for new variant...

The Philippine government, as of Monday, has yet to detect additional cases of the new COVID-19 variant that was first identified in the United Kingdom and is said to be more transmissible, with the close contacts of the 12 UK variant cases in Bontoc, Mou...

 2021-01-25 05:33 

Manila Bulletin

Korean actress Song Yoo-jung passes away...

Korean actress Song Yoo-jung passed away on Jan. 23, according to her agency. She was 26. Sublime Artist Agency announced on Jan. 25 that "Song Yoo-jung died suddenly on the 23rd." Song Yoo-jung appeared on the MBC weekend drama "Golden Rainbo...

 2021-01-25 05:32 

Philippine Star

AcadArena Awards to fete best student gamers...
 2021-01-25 05:31 

Manila Bulletin

John Estrada wants to reunite 'Palibhasa Lalaki' gang for a movie...

"Palibhasa Lalaki" on the big screen? Why not? Actor John Estrada revealed he has thought of the very same thing, reuniting his "Palibhasa Lalaki" co-horts Richard Gomez, Joey Marquez and Anjo Yllana for a film project under his own Ichthy...

 2021-01-25 05:31 

The Strait Times

South Korean left-wing party chief sacked for sexual harassment...

SEOUL (AFP) - The head of a left-wing South Korean political party that has championed gender equality was sacked Monday for sexually harassing one of his own MPs, a prominent rights campaigner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-01-25 05:30 

Manila Standard

Covid condemns billions to poverty for a decade: Oxfam...

The Covid-19 crisis is aggravating inequality, with the richest quickly getting richer while it will likely take years for the world's poorest to recover, anti-poverty group Oxfam said Monday....

 2021-01-25 05:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

House panels OK bill protecting freelancers...

MANILA, Philippines — The bill protecting the rights of freelancers in the country may now be transmitted to the House plenary after getting the approval of two committees in the lower chamber. During its online meeting on Monday, the committee on w...

 2021-01-25 05:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hearing of Ku Nan's appeal to begin on April 22...
 2021-01-25 05:26 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Tata in talks to launch Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in India...

NEW DELHI, Jan 25 — Tata Group's healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a partnership to launch its Covid-19 vaccine in India, the Economic Times reported today. Tata Medical & Diagnostics could.....

 2021-01-25 05:24 

Manila Bulletin

Number of COVID-19 cases in Davao region breaches 16,000-mark...

DAVAO CITY The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases recorded in Davao region breached the 16,000-mark over the weekend. (MANILA BULLETIN) The Department of Health (DOH) Davao Center for Health Development (DCHD) recorded a total of 277 new cases...

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