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 2020-10-30 05:12 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Malaysian comedian Arwind Kumar is back to help people affected by CMCO...

PETALING JAYA, Oct 30 — Malaysian comedian Arwind Kumar has harnessed the power of social media to help 172 families facing financial stress due to the conditional movement control order (CMCO). The YouTube comic, known for his cheeky Mak Cik......

 2020-10-30 05:10 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia slumps in morning session...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — A larger slip was witnessed across the board on Bursa Malaysia today, as declining counters widened their territory as the market wrapped the morning session. At lunch break, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI).....

 2020-10-30 05:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Metro Manila, other provinces stay under GCQ in November...

MANILA, Philippines — There will be no changes in the quarantine classifications in November as initially announced by President Rodrigo Duterte, despite appeals from local government units, Malacaang said Friday. This means that Metro Manila, Batan...

 2020-10-30 05:00 

Malay Mail Online

Remittance flows to fall 14pc by 2021 as migration falls, says World Bank...

LONDON, Oct 30 — The amount of money migrant workers send home is expected to fall 14 per cent by 2021 compared with levels before the coronavirus pandemic in 2019, the World Bank has estimated. Flows of remittances to low and middle-income......

 2020-10-30 04:58 

Malay Mail Online

MBO Cinemas launches #StayStrongMBOCinemas campaign offering limited edition merchandise up for sale...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — Cinemas have been badly affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic and the implementation of the movement control order (MCO). With no new titles to show and the drop in movie admissions since Chinese New Year, MBO Cinemas......

 2020-10-30 04:57 

ABS-CBN

Typhoon Rolly intensifies as it heads for Philippines...

The typhoon has rapidly intensified, now packing maximum sustained winds of 165 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of up to 205 kph, PAGASA said in its 11 a.m. bulletin....

 2020-10-30 04:54 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PH Resorts announces successful Close of Follow-On Offer period...

PH Resorts Group Holdings, Inc. ("PHR" or the "Company"), the Udenna Group's gaming and hospitality subsidiary, after getting the nod from SEC and PSE for its up to 450 million primary common share follow-on offering (FOO), announced t...

 2020-10-30 04:53 

Malay Mail Online

British YouTubers create 'world's worst Airbnb' with mattress in the middle of London field (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — While most Airbnb owners would go above and beyond to spruce up their rental property, a group of British YouTubers went out of their way to create the world's worst Airbnb. Not your ordinary Airbnb experience, the stay......

 2020-10-30 04:48 

Malay Mail Online

Covid-19: Nine non-Muslim houses of worship closed in Nilai...

NILAI, Oct 30 Nine non-Muslim houses of worship including temples and churches located in areas which have been placed under conditional movement control order (CMCO) in Nilai, have been closed since last Wednesday. State Human Resources,......

 2020-10-30 04:47 

Malay Mail Online

In safe Singapore's 'cursed' town, ghosts and odd happenings...

SINGAPORE, Oct 30 — With a torch in one hand and an electromagnetic meter in the other, paranormal investigator Charles Goh scours some shrub land in suburban Singapore, looking for hidden graves that could give clues to a ghostly encounter he had.....

 2020-10-30 04:46 

Philippine Star

'Quinta' death toll climbs to 22...
 2020-10-30 04:45 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Leaders Inspiring Leaders back with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as he tackles Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and The Future of Technology for Filipinos...

MMI Live is proud to announce an online event featuring the co-founder of Apple and New York Times best-selling author, technologist, futurist, humanist, and acclaimed business speaker, Steve Wozniak. Dubbed as LEADERS INSPIRING LEADERS, this virtual fire...

 2020-10-30 04:42 

ABS-CBN

Bohol estimates coronavirus revenue loss at P15 billion - governor...

Bohol lost an estimated P15 billion in revenue as a result of quarantine restrictions imposed in the island province to rein in the spread of COVID-19, its governor said Friday....

 2020-10-30 04:41 

Philippine Star

Whether Biden or Trump wins, US will adapt to Philippines' stand on South China Sea — analyst...
 2020-10-30 04:40 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Oct 30...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Oct 30, 2020.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-30 04:38 

Malay Mail Online

Macron vows defiance after 'Islamist' knife attack in church kills three...

NICE, Oct 30 — French president Emmanuel Macron vowed his country would stand firm against religious extremists after a knife-wielding man killed three people at a church, in the country's second attack blamed on Islamist terrorism this month......

 2020-10-30 04:38 

ABS-CBN

Palace: Task group formed to lead COVID-19 vaccine distribution...

The inter-agency task force leading the country's pandemic response has formed a group that would lead the distribution of the novel coronavirus vaccine when it becomes available, Malacaang said Friday....

 2020-10-30 04:25 

Philippine Star

Home alone? Bea Alonzo gives lockdown hacks for singles...
 2020-10-30 04:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sabahan, 37, relates ordeal of battling Covid-19 infection...
 2020-10-30 04:24 

Malay Mail Online

Budget 2021 to focus on efforts to fight Covid-19, says PM Muhyiddin...

MUAR, Oct 30 Budget 2021 will provide allocations to curb the spread of Covid-19 as the government steps up its battle against the pandemic, said Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He said the government would spell out additional measures......

 2020-10-30 04:21 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Baise Key Development and Opening Pilot Zone in Guangxi in full preparation - ANTARA News...

Guangxi Baise held the Baise Key Development and Opening Pilot Zone in Guangxi (Shenzhen) Promotion Conference & the...

 2020-10-30 04:20 

Malay Mail Online

Environment Dept opens investigation paper on Sungai Balak pollution, suspends factory operation...

KUALA LUMPUR Oct 30 The Department of Environment (DOE) has opened an investigation paper and issued a stop work order on a food-based factory, suspected of causing oil pollution in Sungai Balak, Selangor. Its director-general Norlin Jaafar said......

 2020-10-30 04:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Woman charged with collecting S$1.5 million in China officials impersonation scam...

SINGAPORE: A woman was allegedly tricked into handing over S$1 million after being deceived by scammers claiming to be Chinese authorities into ......

 2020-10-30 04:19 

Philippine Star

Wesley So rules United States Chess Championships for 2nd time...
 2020-10-30 04:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'CMCO implementation necessitates extension of loan moratorium'...
 2020-10-30 04:18 

The Strait Times

Japan eases travel curbs for Singapore, China, seven others...

Japan lowered its infection risk advisory level but told its citizens to avoid non-urgent, non-essential trips.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-30 04:16 

ABS-CBN

Pandemic task force allows face-to-face UP medical internship...

The inter-agency task force leading the country's pandemic response has allowed the University of the Philippines to resume its clinical internship program despite a ban on face-to-face classes....

 2020-10-30 04:12 

The Strait Times

Neighbour noticed woman looking sad weeks before she fell from block in Bedok with her infant...

Police are investigating the incident as a case of unnatural deaths.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-30 04:10 

Channel NewsAsia

All Blacks don't see Wallabies new boys as weak link - Cane...

Australia's Noah Lolesio and Irae Simone will make their test debuts against New Zealand in Saturday's opening Tri-Nations clash and while the duo ......

 2020-10-30 04:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hit by Covid-19, Robinsons to shutter Malaysian stores...
 2020-10-30 04:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

UEM Sunrise to announce merger decision by Jan 2 next year, not Oct 30...
 2020-10-30 04:02 

Tech in Asia

Ant's Shanghai retail book for mega-listing oversubscribed 872x...

Ant has decided to exercise a greenshoe option for a 15% overallotment of shares and is now selling 1.92 billion shares in the STAR Market....

 2020-10-30 04:02 

Malay Mail Online

Cancer survivor Nazir Razak, Universiti Malaya kick off five-year campaign to fight prostate cancer...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — Veteran banker Datuk Seri Nazir Razak together with the Universiti Malaya's Urological Cancer Trust Fund are joining forces to kick off a five-year campaign next month. The campaign, called #onlymencan, aims to fight......

 2020-10-30 04:01 

Malay Mail Online

One in three young adults in KL's low-cost flats jobless amid pandemic, new UN study shows...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — One of every three young adults among the capital city's poorest are either jobless or have given up seeking employment, a staggering rate that underscores a deepening crisis besetting the country's most vulnerable......

 2020-10-30 04:00 

The Strait Times

Push for police reform stutters ahead of US election...

MINNEAPOLIS (AFP) - Mr Thomas Waltower, a computer coding trainer in Minneapolis, had hoped that outrage over the killing of African American George Floyd in the city in May would force an overhaul of the police.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-30 04:00 

The Strait Times

Torque Shop: Topping up of engine oil...

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 2020-10-30 03:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Australia bushfire inquiry warns 'compounding disasters' to come...

SYDNEY: Australians should be ready for...

 2020-10-30 03:59 

The Strait Times

Redevelopment of Shaw Tower site on Beach Road to begin later this year...

The new development with offices and shops is slated to open by 2024.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-30 03:57 

Malay Mail Online

Robinsons, one of oldest retailers in Singapore to close remaining stores in Heeren, Raffles City...

SINGAPORE, Oct 30 — Retailer Robinsons, which is more than 160 years old, will close its shutters for good. The firm announced today that it has started the liquidation process of its two remaining stores at The Heeren and Raffles City......

 2020-10-30 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Former Haidilao employee jailed for stealing from colleagues, using cards to make EZ-Link top-ups...

SINGAPORE: An employee at a Haidilao hotpot restaurant stole cash and cards from three of his colleagues, using the cards to make top-ups to his ......

 2020-10-30 03:52 

Malay Mail Online

KL shares stay in the red as counters widen loss...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — The local market extended its losses in the early session today as declining counters widened due to rising market uncertainty and lack of fresh catalysts. At 11.04 am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI)......

 2020-10-30 03:50 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Princess Diana, Margaret Thatcher in 'The Crown' season 4 trailer...
 2020-10-30 03:49 

The Strait Times

Complete US-China decoupling unrealistic, says senior China Communist Party official...

China will promote high-level opening to provide more opportunities for the rest of the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-30 03:45 

Malay Mail Online

Robinsons to shut operations in Malaysia due to Covid-19 pressures...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 Robinson Co (Malaya) Sdn Bhd is set to close its two department stores in Malaysia and start the liquidation process following its inability to continue operations due to weak demand. Robinsons, among other department store......

 2020-10-30 03:45 

Malay Mail Online

Further interest rate cut remains open, says Ambank Research...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 — The door for further monetary easing remains open at the next Monetary Policy Committee's (MPC) meeting on November 3, said Ambank Research. Chief economist/head Dr Anthony Dass said a 25 basis points (bps) cut during the....

 2020-10-30 03:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Teacher Sam' vying for global glory...
 2020-10-30 03:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia must begin addressing issue of ageing population...
 2020-10-30 03:42 

Philippine Star

Inoue wants Casimero fight 'as soon as possible'...
 2020-10-30 03:42 

Bangkok Post

Japan lowers travel advisories for Thailand, other countries...

TOKYO: Japan lowered travel advisories issued for eight countries on Friday, including Thailand, plus Taiwan, as the pace of new coronavirus infections is slowing, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....

 2020-10-30 03:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DFA opens probe on PH envoy for alleged abuse of Filipino helper...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has opened an investigation into the alleged abusive conduct of Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Marichu Mauro towards her Filipino household helper. In a series of tweets Friday, Foreign ...

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