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 2020-11-25 21:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOF: Annual fund to combat climate change underutilized...

Despite a replenishable P1-billion People's Survival Fund for climate adaptation projects, only less than a third of the financing made available five years ago had been tapped by local governments and community organizations, the Department of Financ...

 2020-11-25 21:14 

Jakarta Post

British royal Meghan speaks about miscarriage in New York Times article...

The wife of Prince Harry and former actress wrote about the experience in detail in an opinion article published in the New York Times on Wednesday, saying that it took place one July morning when she was caring for Archie, the couples son....

 2020-11-25 21:14 

Jakarta Post

Conservation sites in Bhutan and India receive award for doubling tiger population...

Transboundary partnership between the Royal Manas National Park in Bhutan and Manas Tiger Reserve has been recognized with a tiger conservation excellence award....

 2020-11-25 21:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PSEi closes down 1.5%, settles at slightly above 7,000...

The local stock barometer pulled back to the 7,000 level on Wednesday as investors trimmed their exposure to key stocks that have hit overbought levels. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) lost 107.16 points, or 1.51 percent, to close at...

 2020-11-25 21:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Sandiganbayan acquits PRC officials of graft...

The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has cleared former Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) chair Teresita Manzala and other officials of graft charges over an office space lease arrangement in 2011. According to the decision, the prosecution failed to p...

 2020-11-25 21:12 

The Strait Times

S&P 500, Dow pull back from all-time closing highs after grim jobless data...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - The S&P 500 index closed lower on Wednesday (Nov 25) as mounting US layoffs in the wake of new mandated lockdowns to contain surging Covid-19 infections dampened investor risk appetite.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Former elections official named CA presiding justice...

President Duterte has appointed Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Remedios Salazar Fernando as CA Presiding Justice on Nov. 24, Malacaang confirmed on Wednesday. "We are confident that Presiding Justice Fernando would serve the CA with the same ...

 2020-11-25 21:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Going digital...

My book on family businesses is now an e-book! Ruel de Vera, Inquirer Books head, says: "I am proud to present the second product of our Inquirer Books Digital Originals line, the e-book of the bestselling 'All in the Family Business,' already...

 2020-11-25 21:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Stock trades by Senator Perdue said to have prompted DoJ Inquiry - NYT...

Republican Senator David Perdue's stock trades in financial firm Cardlytics Inc earlier in 2020 prompted a Justice Department inquiry that has ......

 2020-11-25 21:07 

Jakarta Post

2020 regional elections: Which battlegrounds are being tightly contested this year?...

Political experts predict tight races in a number of regions in the upcoming 2020 simultaneous elections....

 2020-11-25 21:06 

The Strait Times

Stay at home, limit holiday season events amid Covid-19 surge: WHO...
 2020-11-25 21:02 

Jakarta Post

Didi launches service in Mexico for women to select only female passengers...

Chinese ride-sharing company Didi began rolling out a service in Mexico this week to let female drivers select only other women as their passengers....

 2020-11-25 21:01 

Bangkok Post

Govt rolls out plan to eradicate rabies...

The government is adopting a four-step measure to root out rabies as the country aims to be the first country in Asean to eradicate the deadly virus, according to the Department of Disease Control (DDC)....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

Metrobank sweeps 2020 Asset Awards...

Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. (Metrobank) once again receivedaccolades for its excellence in its financial markets business, this time from the The Asset, a well-respected financial publication based in Hong Kong. According to The Asset's Benchmark ...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Wall Street banks slam lending proposal as 'unworkable' and 'political'...

Major U.S. banks on Wednesday pushed back on a proposal to bar them from snubbing controversial business sectors, such as oil and gas giants, in ......

 2020-11-25 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

Bayan Academy, J.P. Morgan to help more Filipinos 'update' skills...

Bayan Academy, a social development organization, and global financial services giant J.P. Morgan are looking to help more Filipinos 'update' their skills during the pandemic. In a statement, Bayan Academy said that even before the pandemic, it ha...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

Manila Bulletin

SMC rescues abandoned pets in Bulacan airport site...

San Miguel Corporationis now helping rescue and relocate domestic animals that were abandoned in Barangay Taliptip in Bulakan, Bulacan—future site of its P740-billion Manila International Airport projectafter it provided new homes for former residen...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Hin Leong founder OK Lim denies HSBC's forgery claim...

Oil tycoon Lim Oon Kuin, founder of troubled Singaporean oil trader Hin Leong, denied allegations by the company's biggest creditor that he used forged documents to obtain financing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

ST launches $9.90 subscription deal...

The Straits Times has launched a digital promotional deal for the individual reader, with its latest subscription offer part of the ST revamp.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Large crowds and relaxed measures at Terminal 3...

There are new waves of Covid-19 infections hitting many other countries, and we in Singapore should count our blessings that the case count here is relatively low.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Online...

Does a favourable image of a chief executive help a company in times of crisis? Mr Andrew Nicholls, managing director and co-founder of Carma Asia, shares his views.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Free speech stops at the boundary of giving offence to religion: Shanmugam...

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 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Resistance in the face of global crises...

The annual festival of live art M1 Singapore Fringe Festival returns from Jan 20 to 31 with the theme of Quiet Riot.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Global recovery heading into critical period: MAS chief...

The global economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic is heading into a critical period as nations balance the need to prop up consumers and businesses against the threat of unmanageable debt, Singapore's central bank chief said.. Read more at strai...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Doctors advised not to join review sites that rely on patient feedback...

The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) has asked doctors to refrain from joining review sites they can pay to help create content to make their profiles more visible on search engines. This comes in the wake of a group of doctors crying foul over not having ...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Murray backs vaccination for players before events...

LONDON Andy Murray believes that all tennis players should be required to have a coronavirus vaccination before they are allowed to take part in tournaments.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Gone too soon: Parents collect PSLE results of son who had cancer...

In 2008, at eight months old, Raphael Lee was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma in his left forearm.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Stay home for the holidays, US health officials urge...

WASHINGTON Officials pleaded with Americans on Tuesday to stay at home and redouble efforts to curtail the coronavirus pandemic, defending unpopular public health measures as record hospitalisations pushed medical professionals to the brink.. Read more at...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Scan and save with SPH's Black Friday & Cyber Monday blitz...

The year's most anticipated weekend sale kicks off with Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) newspapers featuring more than $150,000 worth of shopping vouchers from participating retailers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Free speech stops at the boundary of giving offence to religion: Shanmugam...

We have all seen, and the spate of attacks in France and Austria tells us, that the threat of terrorism hasn't gone away.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Scores of pilot whales die in NZ stranding...

Almost 100 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding on New Zealand's remote Chatham Islands, conservation officials said yesterday. Most of the marine mammals beached themselves over the weekend but rescue efforts were hampered by the area's iso...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

140 PSLE pupils granted special consideration...

This year's Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) saw 140 Primary 6 pupils granted special consideration due to Covid-19-related reasons, with some missing papers because they were on medical leave for an acute respiratory infection.. Read more at...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

India gears up for Cyclone Nivar...

Residents gathering in a waterlogged street after rains and floods in Chennai, India, yesterday. With Cyclone Nivar set to make landfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry late last night, 1,200 National Disaster Response Force personnel were on alert for any r...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore imports shrimp from Saudi Arabia in a first...

Singapore has begun importing frozen shrimp from Saudi Arabia, the first time it is doing so from the Middle Eastern kingdom, as part of efforts to diversify its supply chains to safeguard food security.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Woman's remains found almost two years after she was last seen...

After an elderly woman living alone was not seen outside her condominium unit for months and letters began piling up outside her door, the condo's management was notified.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

He used to get Ds and Es, but hard work pays off...

From the time he was in Primary 3, Muhammad Saif Mishary Muhammad Shahidin had been scoring Ds and Es in school examinations for mathematics and science.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Elon Musk No. 2 on richest list as Tesla shares soar...

NEW YORK Elon Musk's year of dizzying ascents hit a new high as the Tesla co-founder passed Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the world's second-richest person.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Keep workers central to business plans...

Businesses cannot hope to thrive should workers feel disaffected, disgruntled or alienated by quick-fix corporate solutions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

US environment chief cancels trip to Taiwan after cost scrutiny...

WASHINGTON United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew Wheeler is cancelling a planned trip to Taiwan next month that had threatened to stoke anger with Beijing, after concerns were raised about the costs of the travel near the end of...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Music Charts...

APPLE MUSIC. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Conflict played out in myriad ways...

The first two films in the series came out in 2016 as Long Long Time Ago parts 1 and 2. Director Jack Neo took nostalgia porn to a cinematic level. That rose-tinted view of 1960s kampung life was a hit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tampines stay in title hunt thanks to Kopitovic, Taufik...

After seeing his side drop six points in four Singapore Premier League (SPL) games and lose top scorer Jordan Webb through a red card in their last match, Tampines Rovers coach Gavin Lee urged his players to stay calm amid the crisis.. Read more at strait...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

HK's Lam says restoring 'political system from chaos' is key priority...

HONG KONG Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed to continue strengthening ties with China, using an annual policy address to defend Beijing's tightening grip over the financial hub and announce new steps to boost economic links with the mainland....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Lewandowski heads shortlist for Fifa award...

LONDON European Player of the Year Robert Lewandowski is one of 11 players on the shortlist for the Best Fifa Men's Player award unveiled yesterday, alongside Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi of Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain duo Neym...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

New liquor ban in KL ignites debate...

A new rule banning the sale of liquor at certain types of grocers in Kuala Lumpur from next year has ignited a debate on the liberties and rights enjoyed by non-Muslims, who make up more than one-third of Malaysia's population.. Read more at straitsti...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tributes pour in for ex-France winger Dominici...

PARIS Former France rugby star Christophe Dominici, whose dazzling runs made him one of the country's best wingers, has died at the age of 48, his former club Stade Francais said on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

UOL chief calls for stamp duty deferment for HDB upgraders...

A key player in the property sector has joined calls to allow genuine first-time Housing Board flat owners upgrading to a private condo to defer payment of the additional buyer's stamp duty (ABSD).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Teach students about money matters at young age...

OCBC Bank released the results of its annual Financial Wellness Index recently. What was most striking to me, but honestly unsurprising, was the finding that millennials - aged 21 to 39 - were the most worried about their finances (Covid-19 hits Singapore...

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

Malaysia proposes changes to KL-S'pore HSR project...

Malaysia has proposed some changes to the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project, and Singapore has been discussing them in good faith with Malaysia, a Ministry of Transport (MOT) spokesman said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-11-25 21:00 

The Strait Times

France to apply 'digital tax' despite US threat of retaliation...

PARIS France will require online technology giants to pay a new...

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