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 2017-08-21 13:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hearing on RTD deputy d-g over case of driving on emergency lane set on Sept 20... +

PUTRAJAYA: The magistrate's court here set Sept 20 for the trial of former Road Transport Department (RTD) deputy director-general of planning and operations....

 2017-08-21 13:43 

Malay Mail Online

New set photos from Avengers 4 reveal Japanese location... +

LOS ANGELES, Aug 21 New set photos from Avengers 4 have found their way on Twitter and the snaps tease that the film might be taking a trip to Japan.The images shared by Atlanta Filming reveal an elaborate set built in New York which...

 2017-08-21 13:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kembara Kibar Jalur Gembilang 2017 launched at Klang High School... +

KLANG: In the spirit of the 60th Merdeka year, twenty Selangor Teacher Bike Club riders joined the Kembara Kibar Jalur Gemilang 2017 convoy to distribute the Jalur Gemilang and Selangor flags across the state....

 2017-08-21 13:41 

Malay Mail Online

KL shares continue to weaken, end morning session lower... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21Bursa Malaysia continued to weaken inending themorningsessionlower, and while tracking its Asian peers, withinvestors cautious on US President Donald Trumps ability to complete his economic agenda, a dealer...

 2017-08-21 13:39 

Malay Mail Online

Myanmar men appeal against death sentences over British murders in Thailand... +

BANGKOK, Aug 21 Two men from Myanmar convicted of killing two British backpackers on a Thai holiday island in 2014 submitted their final appeal today against the death sentence.The murder of tourists Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller,...

 2017-08-21 13:38 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian keglers bowl their way to top two finish in mens doubles... +

PETALING JAYA, Aug 21 Malaysia mens doubles bowling pairs hit a strike today with a top two finish at the Sunway Mega Lanes.The gold medal went to Alex Liew and Mohd Syafiq Ridhwan Abdul Malek who had a combined score of 2,647...

 2017-08-21 13:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Isa's role in SPAD remains unchanged... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Isa Abdul Samad's role as the non-executive acting chairman for the Land Public Transport Commission (Spad) chairman remains unchanged despite being nabbed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). ...

 2017-08-21 13:30 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

China's Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler... +

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a company official said on Monday, confirming earlier reports that it is pursuing all or part of the owner of brands including Jeep and truckm...

 2017-08-21 13:30 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

You can be forgotten online, but not in the British Library... +

LONDON - Before Google, if you wanted to find out about a person, you had to go to a library to pore through newspaper archives and public records. Now a newly-proposed British law may force researchers back to the bookshelves - or at least to the British...

 2017-08-21 13:22 

Malay Mail Online

Isa Samads arrest: Let justice take its course Akhbar Satar... +

AUGUST 17 Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) applauds the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for the arrest of Tan Sri Isa Samad in connection with the ongoing investigation into Felda Investment Corporation (FIC)s hotel...

 2017-08-21 13:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Socso strengthens investment team, aims for higher returns... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysias Social Security Organisation (Socso) has been beefing up its investment department in a bid to achieve superior investment performance to enable sustainable defined benefits for its social protection schemes....

 2017-08-21 13:17 

Malay Mail Online

Emas lagi, acara boling dan basikal sumbang pingat (VIDEO)... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Ogos Dua lagi pingat emas diraih, kali ini menerusi acara basikal dan boling.Alex Liew Kien Liang dan Muhamad Syafiq Ridhwan Abdul Malek menggondol emas bagi acara tenpin | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-08-21 13:12 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

SEA Games: Fencer Amita Berthier strikes gold in dream debut... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Rising teen fencer Amita Berthier had a SEA Games debut to remember as she clinched Singapore's first fencing gold at the 29th SEA Games on Monday afternoon (Aug 21). The 16-year-old edged Samantha Kyle Catantan, 15, of the Philippines 15-7...

 2017-08-21 13:11 

Malay Mail Online

Philippine central bank ready intervene to curb FX speculation... +

MANILA, Aug 21The Philippine central bank today warned traders that it would intervene in the currency market to curb any speculative activity, and said it expects the peso to stabilise following its sharp slide to 11-year lows.Bangko...

 2017-08-21 13:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MMEA leading search for missing US Navy sailors... +

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) is leading the search and rescue (SAR) operation for 10 missing crewmen of the United States Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain, which collided with a merchant vessel in east Johor w...

 2017-08-21 13:06 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

SEA Games: Shanti out to prove 2015 gold was no fluke... +

SINGAPORE - Few had expected Shanti Pereira to win the 200m sprint gold at the 2015 South-east Asian Games (SEA Games). Even the then-18-year-old was surprised by her historic win which ended Singapore's 42-year wait for a SEA Games gold medal in a sprint...

 2017-08-21 12:58 

Malay Mail Online

Trump sends ‘thoughts and prayers’ to US sailors in crash... +

WASHNGTON, Aug 21 US President Donald Trump late yesterday tweeted his ...

 2017-08-21 12:52 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

SEA Games squash players injured in bus crash... +

Athletes including Thais were slightly injured on Monday when their shuttle buses collided en route to the SEA Games womens squash competition in Malaysia, forcing the events postponement....

 2017-08-21 12:51 

Malay Mail Online

Is Maz Kanata going to make an appearance in Han Solo film?... +

LOS ANGELES, Aug 21 Talk is rife online that Maz Kanata could be making an appearance in the upcoming standalone Han Solo film.While not much has been revealed about the film, that is currently under the direction of Ron Howard, a recent...

 2017-08-21 12:50 

Malay Mail Online

Australian citizenship crisis erodes support for government... +

SYDNEY, Aug 21 Australia's government hit a six-month low in a widely-watched opinion poll today, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's one-seat majority in jeopardy over a citizenship crisis which could see three cabinet ministers thrown out...

 2017-08-21 12:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Melaka wet markets, hotels, food outlets to begin composting to reduce organic waste... +

MELAKA: The state will soon see wet markets, hotels and food premises here being installed with composting machines to reduce the amount of organic waste sent to the Sungai Udang landfill....

 2017-08-21 12:43 

Malay Mail Online

Pasukan memanah negara sumbang dua emas lagi (VIDEO)... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 21 Ogos Pasukan memanah negara terus menambah dua pingat emas apabila menguasai acara recurve berpasukan lelaki dan wanita.Pasukan lelaki Malaysia menewaskan Thailand dalam | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-08-21 12:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bukit Aman cop's murder not the first attack targeting law enforcement officers... +

KANGAR: The cold-blooded murder of Bukit Aman Sub-Inspector Abu Hashim Ismail in Kedah on Friday is not the first in the state where law enforcement officers were specifically targeted....

 2017-08-21 12:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

RM12 million needed to improve security, police assets in Sabah... +

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 2017-08-21 12:34 

The Strait Times

Indulge yourself in the capital city of Australia... +

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 2017-08-21 12:32 

The Strait Times

Indulge yourself in the capital city of Australia... +

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 2017-08-21 12:30 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

US-South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions... +

SEOUL - Seoul and Washington began annual war games on Monday, with South Korean President Moon Jae-In warning the nuclear-armed North not to use them as an excuse to perpetuate the "vicious cycle" of tensions....

 2017-08-21 12:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

GLCs urged to aid local media practitioners financially to sustain industry... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Government-linked companies and those under the Finance Ministry should aid media practioners financially as they cannot depend solely on sales to flourish....

 2017-08-21 12:28 

Bangkok Post

France ditches plans to give Macron's wife paid role... +

PARIS - The office of President Emmanuel Macron rowed back on Monday from plans to give his wife Brigitte Macron a formal, paid role, after a public backlash which threatened to undermine his broader agenda of change and modernisation....

 2017-08-21 12:26 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

King Rama IX funeral coins unveiled... +

Commemorative coins minted for the funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will soon be available....

 2017-08-21 12:25 

The Strait Times

Russia names replacement for Sergei Kislyak as envoy in Washington... +

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a replacement for Sergei Kislyak as Russian ambassador to the United States, the Kremlin said on Monday (Aug 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-08-21 12:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

DAP lawmaker panned for making disparaging remarks against PM... +

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP should stop shaming the country with its disgusting remarks against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, said Gerakan vice-president Dominic Lau Hoe Chai....

 2017-08-21 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Despite great start, United theories still need testing... +
 2017-08-21 12:17 

The Strait Times

Last bongs for London's Big Ben as four-year repairs begin... +

LONDON (AFP) - London landmark Big Ben fell silent for four years starting Monday (Aug 21), as a political outcry mounted over renovations that will rob Britain of a cherished symbol at a time of national uncertainty.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-08-21 12:16 

Malay Mail Online

US study revives argument over mammogram screening... +

NEW YORK, Aug 21 Yearly mammograms starting at age 40 would prevent the most deaths from breast cancer, US researchers reported today in a challenge to more conservative recommendations that take into account both the harms and the benefits of...

 2017-08-21 12:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Last bongs for Big Ben as four-year repairs begin... +
 2017-08-21 12:14 

Channel NewsAsia

SEA Games: Schooling wins 50m butterfly gold in record time... +
 2017-08-21 12:11 

Malay Mail Online

Policeman, poet, farmer, and now Southampton owner... +

SHANGHAI, Aug 21 The self-made Chinese millionaire who bought an 80 per cent stake in Southampton was once a farmer, spent his formative years in the armed police and fancies himself as a poet.Gao Jisheng became just the latest Chinese...

 2017-08-21 12:10 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia among world top 10 markets for automakers... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 Financial information services company BMI Research has ranked Malaysia as among the top 10 most attractive markets for automakers to begin or maintain automotive manufacturing operations.Malaysia was also one of the...

 2017-08-21 12:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Deutsche Bank eyes wealth management expansion in London... +
 2017-08-21 12:08 

Malay Mail Online

KL shares stay in negative territory at mid-morning... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21Share prices onBursa Malaysia stayed in negative territory at mid-morning, with finance-related stocks being among the contributors to the decline, a dealer said.At 11.11am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI)...

 2017-08-21 12:08 

The Strait Times

MPA and IBM to roll out three modules in joint project on analytics-based technologies... +

SINGAPORE - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has completed the pilot trial of three modules under its joint project with IBM on the use of analytics-based technologies.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-08-21 12:07 

Malay Mail Online

The Lion King producer reveals secret about Mufasa and Scar... +

LOS ANGELES, Aug 21 If youre a major fan of The Lion King, this secret about Scar and Mufasa just may blow your mind.The director and producer of Disneys 1994 critically acclaimed animated film, Don Hahn, recently revealed in an...

 2017-08-21 12:00 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Government and Freeport end dispute on divestment and smelter: Jonan... +

Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan said the government and PT Freeport Indonesia have concluded talks on divestment and smelter issues. "As for the divestment and smelter problem an agreement has in ......

 2017-08-21 11:57 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Mukdahan villages under friendly fire from Lao rocket festival... +

Stray missiles from a rocket festival in Laos crossed the border and landed in at least two Mukdahan villages on Sunday, scattering residents and prompting some to stay inside their homes out of fear for their safety....

 2017-08-21 11:56 

The Strait Times

Spain attack toll rises to 15; police say van driver hijacked car to escape... +

BARCELONA (REUTERS, AFP) -The man who rammed a car into crowds in Barcelona last Thursday, identified as 22-year-old YounesAbouyaaqoub, fled the scene on foot before later stabbing a man to death and taking his car to escape,Catalonias regional minister a...

 2017-08-21 11:55 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Family of five killed in Surat Thani collision... +

Five members of a family including a six-year-old boy were killed when the pickup truck carrying them crashed into the back of an 18-wheel tractor trailer in Surat Thani late on Sunday night....

 2017-08-21 11:55 

Channel NewsAsia

PwC Japan exec denies political pressure on Toshiba audit... +
 2017-08-21 11:51 

The Strait Times

SEA Games: Joseph Schooling dominates 50m butterfly final in Kuala Lumpur Games... +

SINGAPORE - Joseph Schooling won his first gold medal at the SEA Games comfortably on Monday (Aug 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-08-21 11:51 

Malay Mail Online

MIB revises upward growth forecast for Malaysias GDP... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21MaybankInvestment Bank hasrevised its upward growth forecastfor Malaysias gross domestic product(GDP) in 2017 to between 5.3 per cent and 5.5 per cent from 4.2 per cent recorded last year,on improving key economic...

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