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 2018-08-18 20:14 

Jakarta Post

Some PH athletes to miss Asian Games opening parade...

A huge chunk of the 272-strong Philippine delegation arrived in this version of Asia's Big Apple on Friday, but some athletes will be missing what many consider to be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to join the parade of athletes that will open the 18th A...

 2018-08-18 20:00 

Vietnam News

Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies...

Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday at the age of 80, prompting a barrage of tributes and condolences from around the world for the "diplomatic rock star"....

 2018-08-18 19:55 

Jakarta Post

Asian Games: Japan focuses on head-to-head competitions with China...

Japan will fight hard against China at the Asian Games, especially in swimming, gymnastics, track and field and table tennis....

 2018-08-18 19:45 

Jakarta Post

Time to turn brave words into action...

A Herculean task awaits Thailand over the next fortnight if it to accomplish its goal of 17 gold medals at the Asian games in Indonesia....

 2018-08-18 19:44 

Jakarta Post

Asian Games: Cycling body praises new BMX stadium, Velodrome...

The UCI has praised the Pulomas BMX stadium and the Rawamangun Velodrome, both of which will be used for events at the Asian Games....

 2018-08-18 19:33 

Jakarta Post

All set for the show to start...

The curtain on the 18th Asian Games, the world's second-largest multisport event, will rise at the iconic Gelora Bung Karo Stadium in Jakarta today....

 2018-08-18 19:25 

The Strait Times

Football: Sarri salutes Chelsea's winning mentality after 'horrible' spell...

LONDON (AFP) - Maurizio Sarri praised Chelsea's mental strength as they snatched a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday (Aug 18) despite squandering a two-goal lead in a...

 2018-08-18 19:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea edge Arsenal in thriller, Kane scores in Spurs win...

A second successive Chelsea win under Maurizio Sarri, 3-2 over an Arsenal side who have suffered back-to-back defeats under Unai Emery, gave both ......

 2018-08-18 19:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Aretha: Muse and soundtrack of US civil rights movement...

From singing for free to raise money for the cause, to uplifting activists with her phenomenal voice and upbeat anthems, Aretha Franklin was ......

 2018-08-18 19:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazilian border town residents drive out Venezuelan immigrants...

Angry residents of a Brazilian border town, Pacaraima, ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after a local restaurant owner was ......

 2018-08-18 19:15 

Jakarta Post

Seruyan villager arrested in connection with orangutan killing...

The Central Kalimantan Police have arrested a villager, identified as BY, for killing an orangutan named Baen in Seruyan regency, Central Kalimantan, last month....

 2018-08-18 18:51 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Bertens topples Kvitova to reach Cincinnati final...

CINCINNATI (AFP) - Dutch outsider Kiki Bertens reached her third final of the season on Saturday (Aug 18) as she wore down a tiring Petra Kvitova 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the ATP-WTA Cinicnnati Masters.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-18 18:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump alleges social media 'censorship' of conservatives...

US President Donald Trump on Saturday (Aug 18) accused social media platforms of...

 2018-08-18 18:44 

The Strait Times

Football: Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in London derby thriller...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in a pulsating London Premier League derby on Saturday (Aug 18) with defender Marcos Alonso scoring an 81st-minute winner after the Gunners had fought back from an early 2-0 deficit.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-08-18 18:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-2 in London derby thriller...

CHELSEA 3 ARSENAL 2...

 2018-08-18 18:36 

The Strait Times

Golf: South Korea's Ko grabs share of lead in rain-hit Indy LPGA...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - South Korea's Ko Jin-young joined a three-way tie for the lead on Saturday (Aug 18) after wrapping up a second-round six-under 66 in the weather-delayed LPGA tournament in Indianapolis.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-18 18:31 

The Strait Times

Football: Ronaldo makes Serie A debut as champions Juventus snatch 3-2 win in Chievo...

VERONA, Italy (AFP) - Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut as defending champions Juventus snatched a late 3-2 win against Chievo in a thrilling opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday (Aug 1...

 2018-08-18 18:22 

Jakarta Post

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal...

The Swiss city of Lausanne has blocked a Muslim couple's bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex....

 2018-08-18 18:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Mbappe plays starring role on return to PSG side...

Kylian Mbappe marked his first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain since winning the World Cup by coming off the bench to score a late brace that ......

 2018-08-18 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Juventus snatch dramatic win at Chievo on Ronaldo's Serie A debut...

Juventus came from behind to snatch a dramatic 3-2 win at Chievo as Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for the Turin side on Saturday, although the ......

 2018-08-18 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Juventus snatch dramatic win at Chievo on Ronaldo's Serie A debut...

Juventus came from behind to snatch a dramatic 3-2 win at Chievo as Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut for the Turin side on Saturday, although the ......

 2018-08-18 18:17 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump alleges social media 'censorship' of conservatives...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Saturday (Aug 18) accused social media platforms of...

 2018-08-18 18:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Athletics: Coleman and Miller-Uibo sparkle in Birmingham Diamond League...

Christian Coleman and a striking-looking Shaunae Miller-Uibo put a dampener on Britain's European sprint champions Zharnel Hughes and Dina ......

 2018-08-18 18:02 

Jakarta Post

Cricket hero Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM...

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a ceremony in Islamabad on Saturday, officially taking over the reins of power in the nuclear-armed country after his party won a July 25 election....

 2018-08-18 18:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Vardy sees red but Leicester ease to victory over Wolves...

LEICESTER CITY 2 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0...

 2018-08-18 17:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms...

Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiralling ......

 2018-08-18 17:40 

Manila Standard

P25-m drug bust spoils party — BoC...
 2018-08-18 17:39 

The Strait Times

Jury convicts man for sexually assaulting a woman on a plane as his wife sat next to him...

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - It was a late-night flight from Las Vegas, and the woman rested her head on the window as the plane neared Detroit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-18 17:35 

Manila Standard

NAIA clears runway, 165 flights resume...
 2018-08-18 17:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Kane ensures no Wembley woe for Spurs, Bournemouth go joint top...

Harry Kane ended his hoodoo of failing to find the net in August as Tottenham made themselves at home at Wembley by beating Fulham 3-1 on Saturday ......

 2018-08-18 17:30 

Manila Standard

Duterte promotes Metro Police Chief to Director rank...
 2018-08-18 17:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Asian Games - Asian Games in Indonesia unites two Korea...

Chairman of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Ahmaf Fahaf Al-Sabah has praised the 18th Asian Games 2018 that opened in Indonesia here on Saturday, saying that it was historic as it has united two countries of the Korean ......

 2018-08-18 17:25 

Manila Standard

Nobel Prize laureate dies...
 2018-08-18 17:24 

Jakarta Post

Blaze ravages motorcycle seat factory in W. Jakarta...

A blaze destroyed a motorcycle seat factory in Kamal, Kalideres, West Jakarta, in the early hours of Saturday....

 2018-08-18 17:20 

Manila Standard

Ten unusual sports...
 2018-08-18 17:20 

Jakarta Post

Asian Games: Japanese athletes, officials comfortable staying in athletes villag....

While some might have been worrying that the athletes village in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta would not be comfortable for foreign delegates participating in the Asian Games, the Japanese athletes and officials are happy staying there, the Japanese Olympic ...

 2018-08-18 17:19 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Asian Games - Minister lauds Indonesia's role in hosting Asian Games...

Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Puan Maharani expressed her pride of Indonesia's role in hosting the 2018 Asian Games.Indonesia is committed to making the Asian Games, held in Jakarta and Palembang, the ......

 2018-08-18 17:15 

Manila Standard

Arroyo bids to make House trade-friendly...
 2018-08-18 17:15 

ABS-CBN

TINGNAN: Unti-unting pagbawas ng pasaherong naghihintay sa NAIA Terminal 1...

Nabawasan na ngunit daan-daan pa rin ang mga pasaherong naghihintay ng kanilang flights sa NAIA Terminal 1 Sabado ng gabi....

 2018-08-18 17:13 

Saigon Times

Local hotel operators worried over Airbnb services...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC - The number of local homeowners listing their properties on Airbnb has been surging, but they do not file and pay tax, thus unnerving traditional hotel operators over unfair competition....

 2018-08-18 17:10 

Manila Standard

CHR steps into three lawyers' arrest for 'obstruction'...
 2018-08-18 17:05 

Manila Standard

Riding-in-tandem strikes again, shoots two Chinese...
 2018-08-18 17:00 

Manila Standard

Double pay for workers on August 21...
 2018-08-18 17:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Rouhani to appear before Iranian parliament on Aug. 28 - agency...
 2018-08-18 16:59 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Former UN chief Kofi Annan has died: foundation...

Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died Saturday after a short illness at the age of 80, his foundation announced....

 2018-08-18 16:58 

Philippine Star

JBC to hold interviews in September for CA justice...

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has scheduled a two-day public interview for the other 15 applicants for the position of Court of Appeals (CA) associate justice. by Evelyn Macairan...

 2018-08-18 16:58 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police...

BERLIN --- Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear.Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz said officers had to physically remove so...

 2018-08-18 16:58 

The Strait Times

Football: Lewandowski saves Bayern from humiliation in village team's 'game of the century'...

BERLIN (AFP) - Mighty Bayern Munich needed a late Robert Lewandowski goal on Saturday (Aug 18) to secure a 1-0 German Cup win over Drochtersen/Assel, a fourth division village side who had described the occasion as their...

 2018-08-18 16:57 

Philippine Star

Navy, PRA dredging heavily silted Manila Bay...

The Philippine Navy (PN), in partnership with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), is dredging the heavily silted Manila Bay in line with its ongoing basing development projects for bigger warships at Sangley Point in Cavite. by Jaime Laude...

 2018-08-18 16:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Kane finally nets in August as Spurs beat Fulham 3-1...

Harry Kane finally ended his August goalscoring drought as England's World Cup luminaries inspired Tottenham Hotspur to a morale-boosting 3-1 ......

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