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 2021-05-11 01:48 

Manila Bulletin

Converge ICT expands fiber assets...

Pure fiber data network and internet service provider Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions, Inc. has expanded its fiber assets to serve another million customers this April and is on track to cover 55 percent of Philippine househol...

 2021-05-11 01:44 

ABS-CBN

Not knowing when Duterte is joking, serious a 'big problem' - Lacson...

It is a big problem that it has become difficult to discern when President Rodrigo Duterte is serious or is joking during his public address, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday....

 2021-05-11 01:44 

Malay Mail Online

Venezuela's academy of medicine asks US to donate Covid-19 vaccines...

CARACAS, May 11 Venezuela's main academy of medicine has asked the United States to add the South American nation to its international donor list for millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines, despite a political freeze between the two countries.......

 2021-05-11 01:41 

Malay Mail Online

Post-pandemic, liposuction and tummy tucks could be the hottest plastic surgery procedures...

NEW YORK, May 11 At a standstill for several weeks in 2020 due to pandemic-linked restrictions, plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures are generating growing interest around the world, and could even boom in 2021. In the United States, many......

 2021-05-11 01:37 

Malay Mail Online

Berlin film fest says safe to hold June outdoor edition...

BERLIN, May 11 — Organisers of the Berlin film festival said Monday that pandemic conditions in the German capital had improved enough for them to hold a planned outdoor edition in June. The coronavirus outbreak forced the Berlinale, one of......

 2021-05-11 01:35 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Some 300 guests in Caloocan resort won't face raps for now...

MANILA, Philippines — Some 300 guests in a recently-shut Gubat sa Ciudad resort in Caloocan City would not face fines and charges for now, Caloocan mayor Oscar Malapitan said Tuesday as the city intended to prioritize having them swab tested and qua...

 2021-05-11 01:34 

ABS-CBN

Pila ng pasahero sa libreng sakay sa EDSA busway sa Caloocan dinagsa...

Pila ng pasahero sa libreng sakay sa EDSA Busway sa Monumento, Caloocan, dinagsa...

 2021-05-11 01:34 

Manila Bulletin

After Caloocan resort incident, Duterte tells barangay officials: Enforce quarantine rules or else face charges...

Barangay officials who fail to enforce the country's quarantine rules could be held liable, President Duterte said in a televised address Monday as the country continued to battle the surge of coronavirus cases. With safety and health protocols in pla...

 2021-05-11 01:30 

Manila Bulletin

Chito Miranda gets ready for baby number 2...

What is he looking forward to the most?...

 2021-05-11 01:28 

Manila Bulletin

US-brokered 'deal' to end 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff only an exercise of 'good offices' — Locsin...

The United States was merely exercising "good offices" when it told the Philippines and China to "stand down" during the 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said Monday night. Foreign Affairs Secre...

 2021-05-11 01:26 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia's nationwide Covid-19 infectivity rate hovers at 1.13 yesterday as Kedah tops list...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — The current nationwide Covid-19 effective reproduction number (Rt) continued to stay in the 1.13 range recorded yesterday as cases continue to soar in the country. In a tweet, Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham......

 2021-05-11 01:23 

Manila Bulletin

IBP lauds PNP decision to use body cameras in police operations...

Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Tuesday, May 11, lauded the Philippine National Police's (PNP) decision to have its members wear body cameras in the service of search and arrest warrants. "The...

 2021-05-11 01:22 

Philippine Star

Duterte stresses jet ski boast was just a campaign joke...
 2021-05-11 01:21 

ABS-CBN

'Free land on basis of YouTube video': Nayong Pilipino ex-chief says follow the law on mega jab facility...

The Nayong Pilipino Foundation is not opposed to building a mega COVID-19 vaccination facility on the park's property, its former executive director said Tuesday....

 2021-05-11 01:17 

The Strait Times

Covid-19 cases double in Seychelles, the world's most-vaccinated nation...

The WHO said vaccine failure couldn't be determined without a detailed assessment. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-11 01:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don Hezry's light-bulb moment in Medina...
 2021-05-11 01:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

FBI: DarkSide group behind ransomware hacking of US Colonial Pipeline...
 2021-05-11 01:11 

Philippine Star

US authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 12-15 year olds...
 2021-05-11 01:10 

Manila Bulletin

Filipino teacher in China seeks assistance after learning his employment was illegal...

A Filipino teacher in China is asking for help after learning that he had been working illegally. PIXABAY/ MANILA BULLETIN Aliomar Apad is a registered overseas Filipino worker with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), according to a ...

 2021-05-11 01:09 

Philippine Star

Are beauty pageants still relevant in a pandemic?...
 2021-05-11 01:09 

Malay Mail Online

In Turkey, thousands protest against Israel over surge in violence...

ANKARA, May 11 Thousands of people gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Ankara and its consulate in Istanbul to protest at Israeli actions against Palestinians yesterday while President Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Middle East leaders about the......

 2021-05-11 01:07 

Manila Bulletin

Riding a jet ski to Spratlys? Duterte says he can't even swim...

If he had ridden a jet ski to the disputed Spratly Islands as he promised in his 2016 campaign, President Duterte said he would've died as he doesn't know how to swim. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his "Talk to the People" address on ...

 2021-05-11 01:06 

Malay Mail Online

Report: US Justice Department drops probe into Deutsche Bank over 1MDB scandal...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Deutsche Bank AG is no longer under probe for its alleged role in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal by the United States' Department of Justice (DOJ). This clears one potential legal hurdle as Malaysia steps....

 2021-05-11 01:06 

Malay Mail Online

Taiwan fights to attend WHO meeting, but China says no...

TAIPEI, May 11 Taiwan will fight to the end for an invitation to a World Health Organisation (WHO) meeting this month, its foreign ministry said yesterday, but China said there was no room for compromise over the island that Beijing claims as......

 2021-05-11 01:06 

Malay Mail Online

Towards a warp speed and upscale vaccine rollout — Musa Mohd Nordin, Mohammad Farhan Rusli, Zulkifli Ismail...

MAY 11 — Try asking your parents or grandparents where they got their pneumococcal, meningococcal, influenza, varicella or shingles vaccines. They would probably give you multiple answers ranging from their family doctor, their GP, their Family......

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Home is where we feel most free...

In recent times, perhaps all of us have gone through a sort of rediscovery of our homes and found a deeper appreciation for them. In a matter of months since March 2020, the way we lived was completely redefined, and so too did the way we interact with ou...

 2021-05-11 01:00 

ABS-CBN

Higit 100 face mask violators, huli sa Bian, Laguna...

MAYNILA - Umabot sa 108 katao ang pinaghuhuli ng mga barangay at pulis sa Bian City sa Laguna dahil sa wala o hindi maayos ang pagkakasuot ng face mask Lunes ng gabi....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Cebu Daily News

Chronicling Mama's story...

Saved in my phone gallery is a video clip that runs for a minute and eight seconds. These are 68 seconds seared in my brain, playing in an endless loop inside my head during sleepless nights. In that video is my mother, singing and dancing along to The Mo...

 2021-05-11 01:00 

Channel NewsAsia

US Gulf Coast refiners pare output as pipeline outage continues...

HOUSTON: Three US Gulf Coast oil refineries reduced fuel production on Monday as the four-day-old Colonial Pipeline outage limited the ability to ......

 2021-05-11 01:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Emergence of highly infectious virus variants cause for concern, say experts...
 2021-05-11 00:58 

Malay Mail Online

Colombia protesters, government at odds after initial meeting...

BOGOTA, May 11 A meeting between Colombian protest leaders and President Ivan Duque broke up yesterday with little sign of progress on curbing nearly two weeks of sometimes deadly anti-government protests. Protest leaders said the government had......

 2021-05-11 00:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

20 killed as Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas rocket barrage...
 2021-05-11 00:54 

Malay Mail Online

How Just Stock in Kuala Lumpur brands their homemade roasted chicken bone broth as the 'must-have beverage'...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 What looks like a pomade and packs a punch? What is something you'd scoop out of a tub and sip from a cup? If you're an ardent Jack Dorsey fan, you'd know the answer to all of the above is bone broth. The CEO of......

 2021-05-11 00:51 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak rep backs calls for Pandelela to be awarded Datukship...

KUCHING, May 11 — It is still a good idea for national diving queen Pandelela Rinong to be honoured with honorific title such as Datukship since she has delivered pride, glory and fame to the country, said Tasik Biru assemblyman Datuk Henry Harry......

 2021-05-11 00:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Johor follow Kelantan's move to quit STAM...
 2021-05-11 00:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Treasury to start paying out US$350 billion in state and local aid...

The Treasury Department on Monday (May 10) launched its US$350 billion program to distribute aid to state and local governments, giving the US ......

 2021-05-11 00:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Commodity currencies hold advantage as dollar waits for inflation and Fed...

The dollar nursed losses against the currencies of major commodity exporters which enjoyed support from expectations for further gains in the ......

 2021-05-11 00:45 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte admits PH 'at a loss' about COVID-19 vaccines, calls China's Xi Jinping for help...

Even as he touted the Philippines' readiness last year to purchase coronavirus vaccines to end the pandemic, President Duterte admitted Monday that the country was once "at a loss" on where to get the vaccines. President Rodrigo Duterte delive...

 2021-05-11 00:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MTBC roll with the Covid punches...
 2021-05-11 00:39 

Malay Mail Online

Top US House Republican sets Wednesday vote for Cheney ouster...

WASHINGTON, May 11 The top Republican in the US House of Representatives has set a Wednesday date for the chamber's 212 Republican members to vote on removing Donald Trump critic Liz Cheney from her leadership post. The vote, announced by House......

 2021-05-11 00:39 

Manila Bulletin

Jaylen Brown done for the season due to wrist injury...

Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown will miss the remainder of the season after suffering torn wrist ligaments, the team confirmed on Monday....

 2021-05-11 00:38 

Cebu Daily News

Monday night fire displaces 2 families in Brgy Basak San Nicolas...

CEBU CITY, Philippines At least 10 persons were displaced following a late night fire on Monday, May 10, 2021, that hit a residential area in Sitio Side Rubberwold in Barangay Basak San Nicolas, Cebu City. The incident happened a day after a huge fire als...

 2021-05-11 00:38 

The Strait Times

Pump stations running dry as hacked US pipeline tries to restart...

Stations say they've sold out of fuel as panic buying begins to set in. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-05-11 00:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

5 houses gutted in fire in Padang Tembak...
 2021-05-11 00:36 

Philippine Star

WHO says COVID-19 variant in India 'of concern'...
 2021-05-11 00:35 

Malay Mail Online

Georgia scraps citizens arrest law after killing of Black jogger...

WASHINGTON, May 11 The southern US state of Georgia yesterday repealed its citizen's arrest law, in a move prompted by the shooting death of African American jogger Ahmaud Arbery by a group of white men who say they thought he was burglar.......

 2021-05-11 00:35 

Jakarta Post

London launches tourism campaign as Covid restrictions ease...

The 6 million ($8.4 million, 7 million euro) campaign by Khans office with the capitals tourism and transport bodies will look to drive domestic tourism to hospitality, culture, nightlife and retail venues in the city....

 2021-05-11 00:34 

Manila Bulletin

Taal Volcano logs 148 quakes in past 24 hours...

Taal Volcano continued to show "increased unrest" since it has been placed under Alert Level 2 in March 2021, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Tuesday, May 11. TAAL VOLCANO (PNA / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLET...

 2021-05-11 00:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Wee Wern hits the wall...
 2021-05-11 00:30 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Cook at Mos Burger in Singapore's Suntec City sole unlinked community case, two others linked to airport cluster...

SINGAPORE, May 11 — A cook at the Mos Burger outlet in Suntec City mall was one of the three Covid-19 cases in the community yesterday (May 10). The other two are linked to a cluster where the first detected case was an 88-year-old cleaner......

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