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 2018-11-17 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Irish PM pledges to increase top income tax threshold...

Ireland's prime minister on Saturday pledged to remove more workers from paying the highest rate of income tax by increasing the threshold by more ......

 2018-11-17 18:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Badminton: Momota stunned in Hong Kong Open semis...

Top-ranked Kento Momota was sent packing from the Hong Kong Open Saturday after a stunning semi-final loss to South Korean Son Wan-ho....

 2018-11-17 17:56 

The Strait Times

London bridges blocked by environment protest, 70 arrested...

LONDON (REUTERS) - British police said they arrested more than 70 people at an environmental protest on Saturday (Nov 17), after demonstrators blocked five bridges across the River Thames in central London.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Dominant Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom in Finland...

American star Mikaela Shiffrin claimed her first win of the World Cup by cruising to first place in the slalom in Levi, Finland, on Saturday, on a ......

 2018-11-17 17:45 

The Strait Times

Trump calls report that he's questioning Mike Pence's loyalty 'phony'...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Mike Pence said he shared a laugh with Donald Trump about a New York Times report questioning the US vice-president's loyalty to his boss.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:41 

Jakarta Post

Number of missing in California fire soars past 1,000 as Trump set to visit...

The number of people listed as missing in a devastating northern California wildfire soared past 1,000 on Friday as the remains of eight additional victims were found by rescuers....

 2018-11-17 17:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Powerful Kuwaiti IOC member to be tried in Switzerland for forgery...

Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, a former Kuwaiti minister and one of the most powerful officials in international sports, has been charged in ......

 2018-11-17 17:36 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Federer forgives ballboy bungle after ATP Finals defeat...

LONDON (AFP) - Roger Federer said he hoped a ballboy who dropped a ball during the climax of his ATP Finals last-four defeat against Alexander Zverev would not have a sleepless night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:31 

Jakarta Post

Two Indonesian mixed pairs closer to BWF world junior title...

Indonesia's Leo Rolly Carnando and Indah Cahya Sari Jamil, as well as Rehan Naufal Kusharjanto and Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti, made it to the BWF World Junior Championships badminton tournament on Friday....

 2018-11-17 17:29 

The Strait Times

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu says early election must be avoided...

JERUSALEM (REUTERS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday (Nov 17) he wanted his government to fulfil its term, putting the onus of triggering an expected early election on to a coalition partner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump says troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'...

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his controversial deployment of thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border, confirming they would ......

 2018-11-17 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he wanted his government to fulfil its term, putting the onus of triggering an expected ......

 2018-11-17 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Motorcycling: Champion Marquez bounces back from painful qualifying crash...

Marc Marquez, already assured of the MotoGP title, battled bravely to the fifth fastest time in Valencia as two other Spaniards claimed the first ......

 2018-11-17 17:07 

The Nation

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Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base...

The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China's influence in the Pacific....

 2018-11-17 17:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Second-half surge seals England's 35-15 over Japan...

England overcame a disastrous first half when their experimental side trailed an effervescent Japan 15-10 to turn on the power after the break ......

 2018-11-17 17:00 

New Straits Times

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#Showbiz: 'Papa, you are free now among the stars where you belong' — Jehan Miskin's heartfelt post on late father...
 2018-11-17 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Figure skating: Two-time Olympic champion Hanyu survives fall to win in Moscow...

Japan's two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu overcame an injury to his right ankle to win the men's title at the Rostelecom Cup on Saturday....

 2018-11-17 16:55 

Philippine Star

Duque hits back at 'lying' Dengvaxia critics...

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has cried foul over the "lies and falsehood" that are continuously being circulated by critics of Dengvaxia vaccine, saying he was the one who ordered the program stopped. by Sheila Crisostomo...

 2018-11-17 16:55 

Philippine Star

Truckers assure Estrada: No traffic paralysis during 'holiday'...

Customs brokers and truckers have assured Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada that they would not paralyze traffic during their six-day "truck holiday," which starts tomorrow. by Jose Rodel Clapano...

 2018-11-17 16:55 

Philippine Star

Loyalists denounce persecution of Marcoses...

Supporters of former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos denounced yesterday what they called "political persecution" of the Marcos family by communist front organizations. by Jose Rodel Clapano...

 2018-11-17 16:54 

Philippine Star

Duterte wants son, chief critic in Congress showdown...

President Duterte said his son Paolo might get back at Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV if he becomes congressman of Davao City. by Alexis Romero...

 2018-11-17 16:54 

Philippine Star

Duterte slams critics who demonize him, denies ordering narco-pols' murder...

President Rodrigo Duterte hit back at critics who demonize him for launching a brutal war on illegal drugs. by Alexis Romero...

 2018-11-17 16:54 

Philippine Star

Fuel prices slashed further...

Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. has reduced its fuel prices by more than P1, ahead of other oil companies. by Danessa Rivera...

 2018-11-17 16:53 

The Strait Times

Trump says troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday (Nov 17) defended his controversial deployment of thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border, confirming they would remain in place...

 2018-11-17 16:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Serbia eye Nations League promotion after beating Montenegro...

Serbia closed in on promotion to the Nations League second tier after a 2-1 home win over neighbours Montenegro on Saturday left them top of Group ......

 2018-11-17 16:41 

The Nation

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HBO goes the foreign language route with 'My Brilliant Friend'...

HBO is at the forefront of the "peak TV" revolution -- from "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" to "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld," the US premium cable network has produced high-quality content for two decades....

 2018-11-17 16:38 

The Nation

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Two migrants dead, eight missing off Sardinia...

The bodies of two migrants have been recovered off the coast of Italy's Sardinia, with eight others reportedly missing, emergency services said on Saturday....

 2018-11-17 16:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Swimming: Schooling breaks national records as Singapore clinch 2 medals at FINA World Cup...

Joseph Schooling broke two national records as Singapore won two medals at the FINA Swimming World Cup on Saturday (Nov 17)....

 2018-11-17 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Maldives' new president warns state coffers 'looted' after China-led boom...

The new president of the Maldives took office on Saturday, declaring the state coffers to have been looted and warned that the country was in ......

 2018-11-17 16:19 

Borneo Bulletin

Sultan attends gala dinner in Papua New Guinea...

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, attended a gala dinner hosted by Prime Minister of Papua Ne...

 2018-11-17 16:18 

Borneo Bulletin

Maulud procession route shortened this year...

Muslims throughout the country will mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in two days' time this Tuesday, November 20 (corresponding to 12th of Rabiulawal in the Islamic calendar). More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:17 

Borneo Bulletin

Palu residents struggling months after earthquake, tsunami...

PALU (Sulawesi, Indonesia) (Bernama) It's been almost two months since the earthquake and tsunami struck the city of Palu but the victims of the disaster are still struggling to get their lives back on track. More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:16 

Borneo Bulletin

1MDB probe to be completed in another month or two: Police...

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama) The investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) case is expected to be fully completed in another month or two, Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said. More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Zverev stuns Federer to reach ATP Finals title match...

Roger Federer will end the year tantalisingly short of his 100th career title after the king of men's tennis was forced to bow to young prince ......

 2018-11-17 16:15 

Borneo Bulletin

Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after disappearance...

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago was located in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, said the navy, crushing the last hopes for relatives of the 44 crew. More details in the Sunday Bulletin...

 2018-11-17 16:14 

Borneo Bulletin

Abe ends Australia trip with tribute to fallen Japanese submariners...

SEOUL (AFP) North Korea said on Friday it had expelled a US citizen who tried to enter illegally, an unusually swift resolution of a case that could have further complicated reconciliation moves between the two countries. More details in the Sunday Bullet...

 2018-11-17 16:13 

Borneo Bulletin

German chancellor visits scene of far-right protest...

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a city that was shaken by violent, far-right protests three months ago and appealed on Friday to Germans not to cross a line when venting anger about issues such as immigration. More details ...

 2018-11-17 16:12 

Borneo Bulletin

Nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees returned home: Russian army...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees have returned home in recent months, a fraction of the estimated 5.6 million Syrians who have fanned out across the world fleeing the seven-year conflict. More details in the Sun...

 2018-11-17 16:11 

Borneo Bulletin

North Korea's stable exchange rates confound economists...

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) It's a question that nags at North Korea economy watchers: How has the country been able to maintain stable exchange rates and avert hyper-inflation despite intense sanctions, political tensions and a swelling trade imbalan...

 2018-11-17 16:10 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City Sharks edge Laguna Heroes in 2 OTs...

Veteran sniper Patrick Jan Cabahug came up with all the big time shots including the game-winning three-pointer with nine seconds left in the second overtime to lift the Cebu City Sharks past the Laguna Heroes, 77-75, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball...

 2018-11-17 16:10 

Borneo Bulletin

Kyrie Irving scores 43 as Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT...

BOSTON (AP) Kyrie Irving had 11 straight points down the stretch and scored 17 in all in the last 8:06 of the fourth quarter. More details in the Sunday Bulletin....

 2018-11-17 16:08 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Zverev shocks Federer to reach final of ATP Finals...

LONDON (AFP) - Alexander Zverev beat Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) on Saturday (Nov 17) to reach the title decider at the ATP Finals in a match that ended in confusion and high drama.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-11-17 16:07 

Cebu Daily News

Labella wants barangay officials to do their share...

CAMPAIGN VS KID CAROLERS It's time to do your share. Now that the local police have started clearing the streets of child carolers, Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella urged barangay officials to do their part. Labella called on barangay officials to...

 2018-11-17 16:06 

Manila Bulletin

A bright IT-BPM future...

BETTER DAYS By SONNY ANGARA The Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry remains among the country's most successful and productive sectors. Employing up to 1.2 million Filipinos, it continues to pump into the economy s...

 2018-11-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Battling plack prop...

THE VIEW FROM RIZAL By DR. JUN YNARES "What if my political opponents try a demolition job on me?" It has been weeks since the deadline for the filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections, and a number of young political aspirants h...

 2018-11-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Is the world about to end?...

WORD ALIVE By FR. BEL SAN LUIS, SVD Once an overzealous preacher was out in the street, hollering: "Katapusan na, katapusan na!" (Now is the end!). Where upon, a guy approached him, saying, "Reverend, hindi pa katapusan... Aquinse pa lang ngay...

 2018-11-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

When will the world end?...

THROUGH UNTRUE By FR. ROLANDO DELA ROSA In today's gospel reading, Jesus warns us about the end of the world and the various frightening signs that precede it (Mk. 13:24-32). Interestingly, one common prayer that I used to say when I was young goes: &...

 2018-11-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Dying right...

IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST By DR. JOSE PUJALTE JR. "Adios, queridos seres, morir es descansar" (Farewell to all I love; to die is to rest) Jose Rizal (1861-1896) Philippines national hero "Mi Ultimo Adios" (1896) If you are dying but lucid enough...

 2018-11-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

A commercial for the Lord...

GENTLE BREEZE By NELLY FAVIS VILLAFUERTE Many of us are of the impression that to be good in the eyes of the world is sufficient to qualify to be committed as victorious Christians. This is not so. Even if we have many excellent qualities like honesty, co...

 2018-11-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

He's not there...

Read: Luke 24:1-8 Then the men asked, "Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive?" (Luke 24:5). My dad passed away several years ago from pancreatic cancer. I remember that when we arrived at the graveside for a private family bu...

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