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 2020-01-20 23:36 

Jakarta Post

Former PPP chairman Romahurmuziy gets two-year graft sentence...

The sentence was only half of the four years demanded by prosecutors last week. The judges also decided not to deny Romy of his political rights....

 2020-01-20 23:33 

Philippine Star

DepEd to LGUs: Place shelters outside schools...

With the apparent extended wait for a possible explosive eruption of Taal, the use of some schools in Region 4-A as evacuation centers will go beyond the period set by law for the use of schools as temporary emergency shelters, according to Education Secr...

 2020-01-20 23:33 

Philippine Star

House to hold session in Batangas City...

The House of Representatives approved yesterday a proposal of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to hold their session tomorrow in Batangas City....

 2020-01-20 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

Macron and Trump declare truce in digital tax dispute...

PARIS, Jan 21 — French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday he had a "great discussion" with US President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries would work together to avoid a rise in tariffs. Macron....

 2020-01-20 23:29 

Malay Mail Online

Canada court starts extradition hearing of China Huawei exec...

VANCOUVER, Jan 21 — The Chinese telecommunications executive whose arrest in Vancouver badly strained Canada-China relations went to court yesterday to fight extradition to the United States. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of tech giant.....

 2020-01-20 23:21 

Malay Mail Online

City boss Guardiola slams at 'unsustainable' schedule as injuries mount...

LONDON, Jan 21 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players and increase the quality of matches. City face Sheffield United away tonight in the Premier......

 2020-01-20 23:14 

Malay Mail Online

New Club World Cup threatens football ecosystem, says La Liga chief...

LONDON, Jan 21 La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned that Fifa's launch of a revamped and expanded Club World Cup in 2021 could trigger a damaging impact on domestic leagues. Tebas also urged European football bodies to work together to......

 2020-01-20 23:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Wuhan authorities report fourth death from coronavirus outbreak...

BEIJING: A fourth person has died from an outbreak of a new coronavirus strain in Wuhan, local health authorities said on Tuesday (Jan 21). The ......

 2020-01-20 23:11 

ABS-CBN

Bakanteng lote sa Batangas, planong gawing evacuation center...

Planong gawing evacuation center at ilipat ang higit 20,000 evacuee sa isang bakanteng lote sa Bauan, Batangas....

 2020-01-20 23:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Keita double pilots Monaco into French Cup last 16...

A first-half double from Keita Balde helped AS Monaco through to the last 16 of the French Cup on Monday with a 3-1 win at fourth tier ......

 2020-01-20 23:10 

Malay Mail Online

Keita double pilots Monaco into French Cup last 16...

PARIS, Jan 21 A first-half double from Keita Balde helped AS Monaco through to the last 16 of the French Cup today with a 3-1 win at fourth tier giant-killers Saint-Pryve Saint-Hilaire. The home side, who beat Ligue 1 side Toulouse 1-0 in the......

 2020-01-20 23:09 

Jakarta Post

Papuan tribes ask military to enlist their children after giving up land...

Aside from receiving financial compensation, four Papuan tribes have also asked the Indonesian Military to prioritize their children in enlistment....

 2020-01-20 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

Seremban is now a city...

SEREMBAN, Jan 21 — Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir proclaimed Seremban as a city and opened the Seremban City Council (MBS) Complex (Wisma Majlis Bandaraya Seremban), here last night. Also present at.....

 2020-01-20 23:05 

Channel NewsAsia

New Club World Cup threatens soccer ecosystem - La Liga chief...

La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned that FIFA's launch of a revamped and expanded Club World Cup in 2021 could trigger a damaging impact on ......

 2020-01-20 23:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Atalanta suffer shock home defeat to bottom club SPAL...

MILAN: Free-scoring Atalanta missed a chance to move back into the top four of Serie A when they suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat on Monday ......

 2020-01-20 23:05 

Jakarta Post

Designer Ayissi is first black African at fashion's top table...

His father was undefeated boxing champion of Africa, now Imane Ayissi is making history himself by becoming the first sub-Saharan designer to show in the elite Paris haute couture week....

 2020-01-20 23:04 

ABS-CBN

Parlorista, natagpuang patay sa gasolinahan...

Natagpuang patay ang isang parlorista sa gasolinahan sa San Fernando, Pampanga....

 2020-01-20 23:02 

Malay Mail Online

Studies show physical activity decreases right from adulthood...

LONDON, Jan 21 — According to two meta-analyses by researchers at Cambridge University, young adults beginning university studies or starting their first job dedicate less time to physical activity and are more likely to gain weight. Entering......

 2020-01-20 23:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Facebook's Xi Jinping's name gaffe is no laughing matter...

Facebook has gotten it wrong on Myanmar many times, including not taking enough action to curb hate speech. This incident is another reminder of ......

 2020-01-20 23:01 

Malay Mail Online

Iran considers dual nationals on downed Ukrainian plane to be Iranians, TV reports...

DUBAI, Jan 21 — Iran considers the passengers with dual nationality, who were on a Ukrainian plane that was shot down accidentally earlier this month, killing all on board, to be Iranian citizens, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said yesterday. Many......

 2020-01-20 23:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Mbappe dreams of 'Champions League, Euro 2020 and Olympic treble'...

BAGNOLET, France: Kylian Mbappe says he is dreaming of helping Paris Saint-Germain win a first Champions League trophy this year, as well as ......

 2020-01-20 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

Putin speeds up Russian political shake-up, details new power centre...

MOSCOW, Jan 21 — President Vladimir Putin accelerated a shake-up of Russia's political system yesterday, submitting a constitutional reform blueprint to parliament that will create a new centre of power outside the presidency. Putin also replace...

 2020-01-20 23:00 

The Strait Times

Chinese e-commerce group Zall leads consortium for digital wholesale bank licence...

SINGAPORE - Chinese e-commerce group Zall is leading a consortium that is hoping to snag one of Singapore's three digital wholesale bank licences on offer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-20 22:57 

Malay Mail Online

As virus spreads to more Chinese cities, WHO calls emergency meeting...

BEIJING, Jan 21 — An outbreak of a new coronavirus has spread to more Chinese cities, including the capital Beijing and Shanghai, authorities said yesterday, and a fourth case has been reported beyond China's borders. China's National Health...

 2020-01-20 22:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: La Liga chief concerned reforms will hasten growing financial gulf...

LONDON: La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe's top clubs of the destabilising effect seeking further riches through a revamped ......

 2020-01-20 22:56 

Malay Mail Online

Bukit Aman's anti-narco chief: Fight to clean up dept continues, problem 'not too bad now'...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 — While fighting drug traffickers, the Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) also has to deal with corruption within the department. NCID chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd was candid about the struggle......

 2020-01-20 22:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Guardiola hits out at 'unsustainable' schedule as injuries mount...

LONDON: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players ......

 2020-01-20 22:51 

Channel NewsAsia

UK puts visas into pitch for post-Brexit trade with Africa...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told African leaders Monday that Britain would be more open to migrants from their continent after Brexit as he ......

 2020-01-20 22:51 

Malay Mail Online

European shares inch lower as data-heavy week looms...

LONDON, Jan 21 — European shares retreated from recent peaks yesterday as investors paused before launching into a week packed with economic data and the European Central Bank's first policy meeting of the year. The pan-European STOXX 600 index....

 2020-01-20 22:36 

Jakarta Post

Child protection commission to report teacher for allegedly calling student 'prostitute'...

A teacher shouldnt have acted that way, especially toward their own student, a child protection official has said....

 2020-01-20 22:33 

Jakarta Post

Bon Iver moves Jakarta crowd in captivating performance...

Every song at Bon Ivers shows sound different from its records. They are louder, bigger, wilder and more alive, as if pulsating with energy from the crowd....

 2020-01-20 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Mexican union suspends strike threat against Home Depot...

A top Mexican trade union said on Monday it has suspended its threat to launch a strike at Home Depot stores across Mexico over labor demands, ......

 2020-01-20 22:28 

ABS-CBN

Volcanic activity ng Taal, posibleng umabot pa ng ilang linggo o buwan: Phivolcs...

Posibleng abutin pa ng ilang linggo o buwan ang volcanic activity ng bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-20 22:25 

Jakarta Post

Airport CCTV footage shows PDI-P politician Harun Masiku returning to Indonesia, despite official claims...

Harun, wearing glasses, long-sleeved navy blue t-shirt, black trousers and black shoes, made his way through the immigration gate....

 2020-01-20 22:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Petagna ignites SPAL comeback to shock Atalanta...

MILAN: Andrea Petagna ignited a come-from-behind victory for struggling SPAL to hand his former club Atalanta a shock 2-1 defeat in Serie A on ......

 2020-01-20 22:23 

Vietnam News

Ministry eyes close watch on prices during Tt holiday...

The Ministry of Finance has asked its Price Management Department to keep a close watch on market supply and demand as well as price developments, especially of essential goods, during the Tt (Lunar New Year) holidays....

 2020-01-20 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

'A long road back from here': Small winemakers feel the pain of Australian bushfires...

TUMBARUMBA, Australia: Tears come to Adrian Brayne's eyes as he talks about what little he managed to save when flames engulfed his rural ......

 2020-01-20 22:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Cute and harmless: Exotic rodents charm visitors in Selangor petting zoo this CNY...

This Chinese New Year, Farm in the City, a petting zoo in Seri Kembangan, Selangor in Malaysia, is having a rodent exhibition for the Year of the Rat....

 2020-01-20 22:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Meat eaters think going vegan a good idea but will be unenjoyable and inconvenient...

Practical matters of taste, price and convenience are the main barriers preventing more people from adopting veganism, says a researcher....

 2020-01-20 22:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why bosses should let employees surf the web at work...

Cyberloafing may act as a relief valve for workers, helping them recover from stress, says an expert....

 2020-01-20 22:16 

The Strait Times

Wuhan virus: China's food markets can be breeding grounds for deadly viruses...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - Leaning over a metal cage stuffed with live hens in Shanghai, Ran looked for just the right specimen for her chicken soup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-20 22:08 

Jakarta Post

10-year-old rapper Angan DaHooman launches debut single...

Young rapper Angan DaHooman recently launched his debut single, written with musician Imperial Ra....

 2020-01-20 22:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump to meet EU chief, Iraqi president in Davos...

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will meet his Iraqi counterpart and the head of the European Union executive body during his visit to Davos ......

 2020-01-20 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Alonso a free agent for Indy after McLaren contract ends...

Fernando Alonso will be free to drive for whomever he chooses at this year's Indianapolis 500 after ending his relationship with McLaren....

 2020-01-20 22:05 

Jakarta Post

Wrestler Eko Roni seeks 'ground battle' at upcoming ONE Championship MMA bout...

Indonesian wrestler-turned-MMA-fighter Eko Roni Saputra wants to prove he can earn a proper victory, following a previous win that, according to some, was based on luck....

 2020-01-20 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 21...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 21, 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-20 21:56 

Jakarta Post

Semarang named cleanest tourist destination in Southeast Asia...

The ASEAN Clean Tourist City Standard (ACTCS) has named Semarang in Central Java the cleanest tourist destination in Southeast Asia, a title that belongs to the region until 2022....

 2020-01-20 21:56 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

BOT eases loan to value ratio for homebuyers...

The Bank of Thailand has relaxed conditions on home loans, aimed at supporting first-time homebuyers and those buying a second residence, said deputy central bank governor Ronadol Numnonda, adding that however, they must show a record of financial discipl...

 2020-01-20 21:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Parents think teens spend too much time playing video games: Study...

(Reuters Health) - Most American parents think their teens spend too much time playing video games, but many of them also believe this is typical ......

 2020-01-20 21:41 

Philippine Star

NEDA pushes bill protecting maritime territories in a bid to tap P1-T 'blue economy'...

The government is looking into tapping the country's P1-trillion "blue economy" by pushing for a bill that will establish sea lanes....

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