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 2020-12-04 18:05 

Jakarta Post

Netflix hit 'The Crown' blasted for anti-Charles bias...

The fourth season of Netflix hit The Crown has stirred controversy in Britain, where its treatment of the heir to the throne, Prince Charles, has been criticized for taking too much artistic license....

 2020-12-04 17:39 

Vietnam News

Long An Province pulls the plug on tardy investment projects...

Long An Province has recalled licences issued to 41 projects with a combined investment of US$71.2 million so far this year....

 2020-12-04 17:31 

Jakarta Post

Monolith monotony? Another mystery structure appears and vanishes in California...

A 10-foot-tall metallic monolith appeared mysteriously atop a Central California mountain this week, then vanished just as suddenly early on Thursday in what seemed to be a copycat of one that appeared and then vanished in a Utah desert....

 2020-12-04 17:25 

The Strait Times

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Walk of Lights launched at Gardens by the Bay...

SINGAPORE - Despite the colder weather in the next few weeks, Singapore is unlikely to have a white Christmas this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-12-04 17:22 

The Strait Times

Threatening letters sent to coronavirus scientists in Netherlands...

Multiple experts advising the government on the pandemic were targeted.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-12-04 17:20 

The Strait Times

Sneaker enthusiasts crowd Orchard Rd shoe retailer in breach of Covid-19 rules, prompting investigation...

Foot Locker stores have continued to hold events that draw large crowds, despite repeated advisories.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-12-04 17:11 

ABS-CBN

ISIS-inspired militants attack Maguindanao town...

President Rodrigo Duterte takes advantage of his United Nations General Assembly speech to warn against the threat of terrorism which he says only worsened during the pandemic....

 2020-12-04 17:04 

Jakarta Post

Depok mayoral election a 'test' for PKS’ political dominance...

Depoks current leadership have split up to take on one another as candidates in next weeks mayoral election....

 2020-12-04 17:02 

Jakarta Post

Australia's Great Barrier Reef status lowered to critical and deteriorating...

The health of Australias Great Barrier Reef, the worlds most extensive and spectacular coral reef ecosystem, is in a critical state and deteriorating as climate change warms up the waters in which it lies....

 2020-12-04 17:01 

Jakarta Post

US intel chief: China 'greatest threat to democracy worldwide'...

US Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, writing in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, pointed to Chinas theft of US business secrets and defense technologies....

 2020-12-04 17:00 

Jakarta Post

KPK arrests former BPK commissioner for questioning...

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has detained former commissioner of the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK), Rizal Djalil, for alleged bribery in relation to a potable water treatment system (SPAM) project at the Public Works and Housing Ministry for t...

 2020-12-04 17:00 

Jakarta Post

Justice Dept lawsuit says Facebook favored immigrants over US workers...

The Department of Justices lawsuit opens a new front in the administrations push against tech companies - and in its clampdown on immigration - as President Donald Trump enters his final weeks in office....

 2020-12-04 16:59 

The Strait Times

WHO's Tedros concerned about perception that Covid-19 pandemic is over...

While the progress on Covid-19 vaccines is positive, he said, it has led to a growing perception that the pandemic has come to an end.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-12-04 16:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Donaldson storms into share of lead with Bezuidenhout...

SUN CITY, South Africa: Veteran Welshman Jamie Donaldson stormed through the course at Sun City on Friday, sinking 10 birdies in a round of 63 ......

 2020-12-04 16:40 

Manila Standard

Rappler's Ressa slapped with 2nd cyberlibel case...

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa asked a court on Friday to quash the second charge of cyber libel she has faced this year, in a case sparked by a screenshot of an online news article....

 2020-12-04 16:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: West Ham's Antonio out of Man Utd clash with fresh hamstring problem...

West Ham United forward Michail Antonio will miss their Premier League clash with Manchester United on Saturday with a hamstring injury, manager ......

 2020-12-04 16:32 

The Strait Times

Iran tells IAEA it will accelerate underground uranium enrichment...

Such a move would be in breach of its deal with major powers and puts pressure on US President-elect Joe Biden.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-12-04 16:32 

Philippine Star

WHO COVID-19 vaccine trial in Philippines may start in January — DOST...
 2020-12-04 16:32 

Philippine Star

COVID-19 infections in Philippines rise to 436,345 with 934 new cases...

To date, 436,345 people in the Philippines have had COVID-19 since a case was first confirmed in the country 10 months ago....

 2020-12-04 16:32 

Philippine Star

NTF-ELCAC officers, Mocha Uson sued over red-tagging...

Palabay said she and Karapatan members "have experienced relentless attacks from the following respondents in the form of malicious red/terrorist-tagging or red-baiting, which consists of baseless and dangerous imputations of being a front organizatio...

 2020-12-04 16:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Lasting high? Cannabis industry aims to build on Thanksgiving rush...

U.S. cannabis sales hit record levels over the Thanksgiving weekend, prompting industry predictions the combination of COVID-19 anxiety and a ......

 2020-12-04 16:31 

Jakarta Post

Biden vote lead over Trump widens to 7 million...

One month after the Nov.3 election, new local tallies from New York drove victor Bidens total to 81,264,673 votes, compared to Trumps 74,210,838, with a total 158.4 million votes counted so far, according to data compiled by the Cook Political Report....

 2020-12-04 16:31 

Jakarta Post

Top AI ethics researcher says Google fired her; company denies it...

A top Google scientist on ethical artificial intelligence says she was fired after criticizing the companys diversity efforts, a claim the Alphabet Inc unit disputed, in the latest brush-up between the internet giant and worker activists....

 2020-12-04 16:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tamil Nadu screen legends eyeing political script...
 2020-12-04 16:30 

Jakarta Post

Grab tells staff it's 'in a position to acquire' after Gojek merger report...

Grab and Indonesias Gojek have made substantial progress in talks to merge Southeast Asias two most valuable start-ups, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....

 2020-12-04 16:26 

Channel NewsAsia

WTA plan return to China and a full 2021 calendar...

MUMBAI: China is central to the WTA's plans for 2021 as women's tennis seeks to put a COVID-ravaged season behind it and hit the new year with ......

 2020-12-04 16:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Aston Martin's Stroll says demand is phenomenal, returned first in China...

Carmaker Aston Martin is enjoying very strong demand, boosted by a rebound in China, the company's executive chairman and billionaire investor ......

 2020-12-04 16:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

A youth-driven national volunteering agency to lead the way...
 2020-12-04 16:17 

The Strait Times

Indonesian 'Con Queen' who impersonated Hollywood execs to swindle aspiring stars appears in British court...

Tahilramani allegedly impersonated Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy, former Sony movie chief Amy Pascal and ex-Paramount boss Sherry Lansing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-12-04 16:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

What's happened to politeness in today's society?...
 2020-12-04 16:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don't let pandemic affect our gastrodiplomacy...
 2020-12-04 16:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Readjusting to the new normal...
 2020-12-04 16:11 

Manila Bulletin

Why this weekend is perfect for Intramuros. Here are five reasons...

You are still worried about the unseen virus. You don't want the hassle of a long drive and the weekend traffic. You can't stand (or you don't want to spend) the numerous antibody tests. So, what's the best to do this weekend? Where can yo...

 2020-12-04 16:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

EU's ban on palm oil counterproductive...
 2020-12-04 16:07 

Jakarta Post

Indian educator wins $1 million global teaching prize...

An Indian teacher was on Thursday named the winner of a $1 million (774,700, 823,175) prize for his work transforming the lives of young girls in a rural village....

 2020-12-04 16:06 

Channel NewsAsia

US regulator fines The Cheesecake Factory for misleading COVID-19 impact disclosures...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday it had fined restaurant chain The Cheesecake Factory US$125,000 to settle charges that ......

 2020-12-04 16:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NST Leader: A lesson for humanity...
 2020-12-04 16:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Too early to discuss Jimenez return, says Wolves boss Nuno...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Raul Jimenez is making excellent progress following surgery on a fractured skull but manager Nuno Espirito Santo said on ......

 2020-12-04 16:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Too early to discuss Jimenez return, says Wolves boss Nuno...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Raul Jimenez is making excellent progress following surgery on a fractured skull but manager Nuno Espirito Santo said on ......

 2020-12-04 16:01 

ABS-CBN

Sanggol, nasagip matapos ma-hostage ng ama; suspek, nabaril...

Isang 2-buwang sanggol ang nasagip matapos ma-hostage ng sariling ama sa bayan ng Cateel, Davao Oriental Miyerkoles ng gabi....

 2020-12-04 16:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Fittipaldi's advice to his F1 grandson: pedal to the metal...

Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi geared up for his Formula One debut on Friday with some words of advice from double world champion grandfather ......

 2020-12-04 16:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Grab-Singtel consortium to hire 200 people by end-2021 for its digital bank...

SINGAPORE: A consortium set up by ride-hailing giant Grab and local telco Singtel plans to hire around 200 people in Singapore by the end of next ......

 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

DOJ warns public vs 'Love and Cargo' scam...
 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

GT Foundation, Metrobank Foundation extend help to typhoon-hit provinces...
 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

2 leading vaccines eyed for WHO Solidarity Trial...

Two leading vaccines are likely to be included in the World Health Organization Solidarity Trial for COVID-19 vaccines, the Department of Science and Technology said yesterday....

 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

Los Baos mayor shot at municipal hall, dies in hospital...

Mayor Caesar Perez of Los Baos, Laguna, who was included in President Duterte's narco list of officials linked to the illegal drug trade, was shot inside the municipal compound on Thursday night....

 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

Karapatan files raps vs anti-communist task force...

A group of rights advocates yesterday filed criminal and administrative charges against officials of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict led by its head, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr....

 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

US donates handheld drug analyzers to Philippines...
 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

Duque to mall operators: Assign social distance monitors...
 2020-12-04 16:00 

Philippine Star

Boxers top bets for 'Hall' enshrinement...

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