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 2021-09-17 15:32 

Malay Mail Online

Gyms can reopen in states under phase two of NRP with 50pc capacity, says sports minister...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Gyms in states under Phase 2 of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) can now reopen with 50 per cent capacity and in a controlled environment, effective immediately. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu asked.....

 2021-09-17 15:30 

The Strait Times

Formula One: Red Bull blame Verstappen's slow Monza pitstop on FIA change...

Red Bull had complained in June that the directive to slow pitstops was aimed at reducing their advantage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 15:30 

Manila Standard

Customs seizes 800 spiders sent via 'snail mail'...

Customs agents at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport seized three shipments of more than 800 spiders smuggled from Poland....

 2021-09-17 15:28 

Malay Mail Online

UN extends Afghan mission mandate for six months...

NEW YORK, Sept 17 — The UN Security Council voted today to extend the UN mission in Afghanistan for six months and called on the Taliban to create an inclusive government. The 15-member council acted in a resolution passed unanimously on the UNAMA.....

 2021-09-17 15:27 

Malay Mail Online

Spurs hope trio ready for Chelsea clash after double injury blow...

LONDON, Sept 17 — Tottenham Hotspur hope to have Giovani Lo Celso, Cristian Romero and Davinson Sanchez available for Sunday's Premier League derby against Chelsea after the trio returned from Covid-19 quarantine amid an injury crisis, manager.....

 2021-09-17 15:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man Utd on 'right track' despite financial hit from Covid-19...
 2021-09-17 15:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Taliban say Afghan boys' schools to reopen, no mention of girls...

Afghan schools will open for boys from Saturday (Sep 17), the new Taliban ministry of education said in a statement that gave no indication of when girls might be able to go back to their classes.More than a month after the movement seized the capital Kab...

 2021-09-17 15:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Argentina government deadlocked as uncertainty hangs over cabinet...

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina's government remained mired in uncertainty on Friday (Sep 17), with President Alberto Fernndez yet to decide the fate of rebel ministers who tendered their resignations earlier in the week, sparking a political crisis.Amid fren...

 2021-09-17 15:25 

The Strait Times

India vaccine tycoon calls Covid-19 booster shots 'unethical'...

Developing nations are still struggling to access first and second jabs.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 15:25 

Channel NewsAsia

No plans for US, Iran to meet at UN next week, says US envoy...

UNITED NATIONS: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has no plans to meet with his new Iranian counterpart next week at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday (Sep 17)....

 2021-09-17 15:23 

Manila Bulletin

Ginebra on brink of PH Cup elimination, needs to win last game vs Meralco...

Photo from PBA Coach Tim Cone could hardly hide his disappointment after Barangay Ginebra San Miguel's struggles in the PBA Philippine Cup continued with an 89-75 loss to Alaska . The Gin Kings failed to replicate their comeback victory over the Phoen...

 2021-09-17 15:21 

Malay Mail Online

UN agencies: Work-related deaths kill nearly two million people a year...

GENEVA, Sept 17 — Nearly 2 million people die from work-related causes each year, including from illnesses associated with long working hours and air pollution, an estimate from UN agencies showed today. The study by the World Health Organisation......

 2021-09-17 15:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Doping - CAS suspends Latvia's Rastorgujevs for 18 months for whereabouts failures...

Latvian biathlete Andrejs Rastorgujevs has been suspended for 18 months after he registered three whereabouts failures in a 12-month period which constitutes an anti-doping rule violation, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday.Rastorguje...

 2021-09-17 15:18 

The Strait Times

UK court overturns puberty blocker restrictions...

LONDON (REUTERS) - A British court on Friday (Sept 17) overturned a ruling that restricted children's access to puberty-blocking drugs - a new twist in a global debate over when someone can opt to medically transition genders.. Read more at straitstim...

 2021-09-17 15:17 

ABS-CBN

Residential area sa Makati nasunog...

Sumiklab ang isang residential area sa Brgy. Guadalupe Viejo sa Makati, Biyernes ng hapon....

 2021-09-17 15:16 

The Strait Times

NUS clinches top BCA award for green buildings after picking up 50 Green Mark certifications...

This award is given to buildings certified for zero energy or super low energy consumption.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 15:15 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM Mozart sonata can calm epiletic brain: Study The research on 16 patients hospitalised with epilepsy that did not respond to medication has bolste....
 2021-09-17 15:14 

Malay Mail Online

Tourism minister says travellers to Langkawi who test positive for Covid-19 can reschedule flight tickets, hotel reservations...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Langkawi-bound tourists who tested positive for Covid-19 prior to their departure to the resort Island are allowed to reschedule their flight tickets and accommodation reservations to another date. Tourism, Arts and Culture.....

 2021-09-17 15:10 

Manila Standard

Cardinal Advincula graces book launching in Tondo...

Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish will launch the coffee table book "A Golden Voyage in Tondo" today, September 18, to coincide with the pastoral visit to the OLGV parish of His Eminence Jose Cardinal Advincula, newly appointed Archbishop o...

 2021-09-17 15:09 

Malay Mail Online

Wall Street slips as tax uncertainty, tech losses weigh...

NEW YORK, Sept 17 — US stock indexes slipped today with major technology firms weighing the most, while uncertainty over higher corporate taxes and an upcoming Federal Reserve meeting kept traders to the sidelines. The Nasdaq was the worst......

 2021-09-17 15:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

World on 'catastrophic' path to 2.7C warming: UN chief...
 2021-09-17 15:07 

ABS-CBN

Duque says DOH OK'd procurement of nearly-expired RT-PCR test kits from Pharmally...

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday confirmed that the DOH received P600-million worth of RT-PCR test kits that were about to expire....

 2021-09-17 15:04 

Malay Mail Online

Palace going to Anfield with no fear, says Vieira...

LONDON, Sept 17 — Crystal Palace hold no fear going to Anfield to face Liverpool in the Premier League tomorrow and will not take a defensive approach, manager Patrick Vieira said. Palace, who claimed their first win of the season against......

 2021-09-17 15:03 

Manila Bulletin

Alaska coach hails team's resilience after big win over Ginebra...

Photo from PBA Alaska coach Jeffrey Cariaso hailed his team's mental resolve that translated into a victory over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in their first game back from COVID-19 protocols. Cariaso said the situation that saw the Aces being out of ac...

 2021-09-17 15:00 

Malay Mail Online

Seberang Perai City Council orders Robina Ecopark to close for five days after visitors flout SOPs...

BUTTERWORTH, Sept 17 — The Seberang Perai City Council (MBSP) has ordered that Robina EcoPark in Telok Air Tawar be closed for five days beginning tomorrow, after visitors at the recreational park failed to comply with the standard operating......

 2021-09-17 15:00 

Manila Bulletin

SMB star CJ Perez looking forward to first playoff appearance...

Photo from PBA CJ Perez is looking forward to his first playoff appearance after San Miguel Beer secured a place in the quarterfinals of the PBA Philippine Cup. Perez's conference-high of 24 points with five rebounds and four assists helped the Beerme...

 2021-09-17 15:00 

Manila Standard

LWUA: 48 years of providing reliable, safe water to Pinoys...

The Local Water Utilities Administration ramps up its operations as it marks almost half a century of providing potable water to Filipinos in the countryside....

 2021-09-17 15:00 

Jakarta Post

Colorful Sounds: From alternative metal to art pop, Indonesia's got it all Whether it's veteran musicians or the hungry young guns, Indonesia's music scene keeps g....
 2021-09-17 15:00 

Jakarta Post

Will of Queen Elizabeth's late husband will be sealed, court decides "The degree of publicity that publication would be likely to attract would be very extensive an....
 2021-09-17 14:57 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Reviewing U.S. Open final win felt like watching someone else Raducanu...

U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu on Friday said that re-watching her stunning victory in this month's final felt like watching someone else, adding that her achievement had started to sink in but it was still difficult to fully comprehend.The 18-year-...

 2021-09-17 14:53 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Zynga announces ReVamp, the first multiplayer social deception game for Snapchat - ANTARA News...

Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that ReVamp, an upcoming multiplayer social deception game, will ......

 2021-09-17 14:50 

Manila Bulletin

Wise's near-perfect game powers Blacklist past RSG to stay unblemished...

Photo from Blacklist International's Facebook page Danerie "Wise" Del Rosario shone bright with his signature heroes to easily pull Blacklist International past RSG PH, 2-0, as the reigning champion stay unblemished through seven games in MPL ...

 2021-09-17 14:50 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

High surplus indicates economy recovering well: Trade Minister - ANTARA News...

Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi has said that the strengthening of Indonesia's export and import performance indicates that the nation's economy is ......

 2021-09-17 14:50 

Manila Standard

Binay: Mayors know how to run lockdown...

Former Vice President Jejomar Binay on Friday expressed confidence that mayors in Metro Manila will efficiently manage the imposition of granular lockdowns to stop the spread of COVID-19....

 2021-09-17 14:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

France says can't trust Australia in EU trade talks after subs snub...
 2021-09-17 14:49 

Vietnam News

HDBank gets $50m from French development agency to finance green projects...

Proparco, the private sector financing branch of Agence Franaise de Developpement (AFD), has granted a US$50 million loan to HDBank to finance green projects and promote sustainable development in Vit Nam....

 2021-09-17 14:48 

The Strait Times

Dorm operators raise concerns about higher costs due to improved standards for new dorms in S'pore...

Migrant worker groups welcomed the move to impose the standards on smaller dorms. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 14:45 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM US approves $500 million defense deal for Saudis It was the first major defense agreement for Saudi Arabia sent to Congress since President Joe Biden....
 2021-09-17 14:42 

The Strait Times

Countries' emissions pledges still fall short of global climate goals, UN says...

A UN analysis said that under countries' current pledges, global emissions would be 16 per cent higher in 2030 than they were in 2010.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 14:42 

Malay Mail Online

Keira Knightley braves a doomsday Christmas in 'Silent Night'...

LONDON, Sept 17 — Keira Knightley stars in not-so-feelgood Christmas movie Silent Night, about a group of friends getting together for the holiday and blissfully ignoring a looming doomsday. Set in the English countryside, the friends eat, drink,......

 2021-09-17 14:40 

Manila Standard

Bacolod mayor seeks ERC help on power hike...

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio "Bing" Leonardia has appealed to the Energy Regulatory Commission to immediately look into the increase in power rates in service areas under the Central Negros Electric Cooperative....

 2021-09-17 14:38 

Malay Mail Online

In Shah Alam, cops arrest senior citizen for driving against flow of traffic...

SHAH ALAM, Sept 17 — Police arrested a senior citizen who mistakenly entered a lane against the flow of traffic at Persiaran Tun Teja, here, at about 1pm, yesterday. Shah Alam deputy police chief Supt Ramsay Embol said the initial investigation......

 2021-09-17 14:35 

The Strait Times

Football: Heartbreak for Sailors as Albirex snatch late equaliser and regain control of SPL title race...

Japanese team will retain league crown if they win their remaining two matches.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-09-17 14:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Soccer - Palace going to Anfield with no fear, says Vieira...

Crystal Palace hold no fear going to Anfield to face Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday and will not take a defensive approach, manager Patrick Vieira said. Palace, who claimed their first win of the season against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend,...

 2021-09-17 14:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Work-related deaths kill nearly 2 million people a year: UN agencies...

GENEVA : Nearly 2 million people die from work-related causes each year, including from illnesses associated with long working hours and air pollution, an estimate from UN agencies showed on Friday (Sep 17).The study by the World Health Organization and I...

 2021-09-17 14:30 

Manila Standard

'Non-medical staff should get SRA too'...

Former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong' Marcos Jr. appealed to the national government and lawmakers to prioritize the inclusion of non-medical frontline staff serving in hospitals and quarantine facilities among those eligible to receive Special Risk...

 2021-09-17 14:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Proxy advisor ISS seeks vote against Zoom-Five9 deal on growth doubts...

Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Friday recommended a vote by shareholders against Zoom Video Communications Inc's US$14.7 billion deal for cloud-based call center operator Five9 Inc, citing growth concerns.Though the combined...

 2021-09-17 14:29 

Jakarta Post

PREMIUM AUKUS pact puts Indonesia in tight spot Australia will get cruise missiles a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines as part of its new defense ....
 2021-09-17 14:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabah allows for increase in mosque, surau congregants...
 2021-09-17 14:26 

ABS-CBN

Netizens write to UN to oppose Harry Roque's nomination to ILC...

Internet personalities said Roque has been an 'avowed and unapologetic defender' of extrajudicial killings under Duterte....

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