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 2019-09-15 14:09 

Jakarta Post

A glance at the wetlands of East Kalimantan from the Somber River, Graha Indah mangrove center...

As East Kalimantan prepares to become Indonesias future capital, a trip to anywhere in the province promises to be more interesting than ever. The Jakarta Post recently took a trip to the East Kalimantan city of Balikpapan on a media junket with tech comp...

 2019-09-15 13:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's air quality expected to 'gradually improve' in next 24 hours: NEA...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's air quality is expected to...

 2019-09-15 13:11 

Manila Bulletin

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died: media...

BANGKOK - More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral disease because their immune systems were weakened by inbreeding, media reported....

 2019-09-15 13:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Fed trades 'remarkably positive' for 'no precedents' after volatile year...

A year ago, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell held a...

 2019-09-15 13:10 

Malay Mail Online

Spain's Fernandez wins Moto2 thriller in San Marino...

MISANO ADRIATICO (Italy), Sept 15 — Spaniard Augusto Fernandez snatched victory on the final lap to make it back-to-back wins this season in Moto2 at the San Marino Grand Prix today. The 21-year-old Kalex rider followed on from his success in......

 2019-09-15 13:09 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi attacks raise spectre of oil at US$100 per barrel...

LONDON, Sept 15 — The oil market will rally by US$5-10 per barrel when it opens tomorrow and may spike to as high as US$100 (RM416) per barrel if Saudi Arabia fails to quickly resume oil supply lost after attacks over the weekend, traders and......

 2019-09-15 13:05 

Manila Bulletin

BIR closes Sorsogon hardware for tax deficiencies...

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has padlocked a hardware in Sorsogon City for allegedly under-declaring its annual sales by more than 1,280 percent....

 2019-09-15 13:05 

Jakarta Post

Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future...

Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters into its own hands rather than relying on its suppliers....

 2019-09-15 13:00 

The Strait Times

Rugby: Former Wales and British Lions captain Gareth Thomas explains pain of living with HIV...

LONDON (AFP) - Former Wales and British and Irish Lions rugby captain Gareth Thomas has released an emotional video explaining his reason for going public on being HIV positive.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 12:56 

The Strait Times

Homegrown food startups get a hand in the kitchen with new innovation hub...

SINGAPORE - Food startups here may have a new home in a 90,000 square foot building in Chin Bee Drive, offering facilities such as research and development laboratories, a co-working space, and trading, logistics and manufacturing facilities.. Read more a...

 2019-09-15 12:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Bahamas tourist industry hopes for quick comeback from 'Category Hell' storm...

As rescuers search for bodies amid mountains of debris and the stench of death on the Bahamas island of Abaco, life on most of the archipelago's ......

 2019-09-15 12:53 

Malay Mail Online

Schools in Melaka will be closed if API exceeds 200 tomorrow, says state education director...

MELAKA, Sept 15 — All schools in Melaka will be closed this Tuesday if the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading in the state reaches over 200 tomorrow, in line with the state's haze action plan and the state disaster meeting held yesterday, said......

 2019-09-15 12:50 

Malay Mail Online

If marathons weren't hard enough already: strap a tree to your back...

NAIROBI, Sept 15 — Today in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among 20 friends running the Cape Town marathon with saplings strapped to their backs. The group are promoting the planting of native trees......

 2019-09-15 12:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Israel approves new settlement 2 days before polls...
 2019-09-15 12:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tapir rescued after falling into drain...
 2019-09-15 12:45 

Malay Mail Online

Govt to provide subsidy if oil prices soar, says Dr M...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 15 — Saudi Arabia's move to temporarily suspend production at the state-owned Aramco's two major oil facilities following the drone attacks by Yemeni rebels will definitely impact the global oil prices, according to Prime......

 2019-09-15 12:41 

Malay Mail Online

Zuraida heading to Italy to gauge effectiveness of firefighting equipment...

KUCHING, 15 Sept — The government plans to purchase a Bombardier aircraft and a 'Medevac' helicopter for the use by the Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM), said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. She said both of these....

 2019-09-15 12:39 

Malay Mail Online

Afghan, US forces kill Taliban governors, fighters...

KABUL, Sept 15 — Afghan forces backed by US forces killed two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters of the hardline insurgent group in joint air strikes conducted in northern and western regions of Afghanistan, officials said today. The......

 2019-09-15 12:38 

Channel NewsAsia

Fire breaks out at Geylang shophouses...

SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at two shophouse units along Geylang Lorong 4 on Sunday afternoon (Sep 15). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) ......

 2019-09-15 12:37 

Cebu Daily News

The 'HERstoric' all-women 'Mariang Pulis' force in Maria, Siquijor is all about women empowerment...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — "Hindi lang historic, kundi HERstoric (Not just historic, but HERstoric)." This is what Police Colonel Ildebrandi Usana, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) deputy regional director for administration, ...

 2019-09-15 12:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Former Wales captain Thomas reveals living with HIV...

Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he has been living with HIV...

 2019-09-15 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Hasenhuettl hails Djenepo's impact in Saints' win at Sheffield...

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuettl applauded Moussa Djenepo's ability to adapt quickly after playing the winger out of position in Saturday's 1-0 ......

 2019-09-15 12:15 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia to write to Asean secretariat on need to formulate trans-boundary haze law...
 2019-09-15 12:13 

Cebu Daily News

Attack on Saudi oil sites will affect PH 'deeply' Locsin...

MANILA, Philippines — "This is serious. It will — not could — affect us deeply." Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. made this pronouncement on Sunday after Houthi rebels from Yemen attacked two major oil sites in Saudi ...

 2019-09-15 12:11 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi to tap vast oil stores after attacks disrupt output...

RIYADH, Sept 15 — Saudi Arabia will use its vast oil reserves to offset disruption to production after an attack on two major oil facilities, its energy minister said today. The drone strikes yesterday on national energy giant Aramco's......

 2019-09-15 12:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nation Science Centre sparks more interest in STEM...
 2019-09-15 12:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tourists to Kuala Selangor's Sky Mirror dwindle...
 2019-09-15 12:02 

The Strait Times

Singapore Prison Service to rename newsletter after name triggers backlash...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Prison Service (SPS) will give its quarterly newsletter a...

 2019-09-15 12:02 

Jakarta Post

Five affordable museums in Jakarta to visit this weekend...

Entrance tickets cost the same at each of these museums: Rp 5,000 (36 US cents) for adults, Rp 3,000 for university students and Rp 2,000 for children....

 2019-09-15 12:01 

Malay Mail Online

Group proposes RM1 suit by Putrajaya against Indonesia to compel action against haze...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — A group of Malaysian professionals have proposed today for Putrajaya to sue the Indonesian government for RM1 over the transboundary haze, in order to compel it to be legally responsible for the almost annual occurrence.......

 2019-09-15 12:00 

The Strait Times

Yale University expresses concern over cancellation of Yale-NUS course on dissent...

SINGAPORE - Yale University has expressed concern over the cancellation of a programme by Yale-NUS College that was meant to introduce students to various modes of dissent and organising resistance, adding that such an action might threaten the values of ...

 2019-09-15 11:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Long-term solution to haze will only work if other nations involved...
 2019-09-15 11:57 

Cebu Daily News

UC pulls off upset, downs defending champion UV...

CEBU CITY, Philippines The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters finally ended its losing skid, pulling off a 72-64 upset over the defending champion University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers, 72-64, in the 19th Cesafi men's basketball tournament seni...

 2019-09-15 11:55 

Malay Mail Online

Terengganu boosting SME products through T'Mart...

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 15 — The Terengganu government targets the opening of five more T'Mart outlets within three years towards producing more entrepreneurs in retail business in the state. State Entrepreneurship, Micro Industry and Hawkers'...

 2019-09-15 11:54 

The Strait Times

Haze in Singapore: Better air quality expected with PSI set to improve over 24 hours...

SINGAPORE -Singaporeans may breathe better when they wake up Monday morning with improvements to the air quality expected.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 11:52 

ABS-CBN

#WalangPasok: Lunes, Setyembre 16...

Walang pasok sa lugar na ito ngayong Lunes, Setyembre 16 dahil sa pagbaha at inaasahang masamang panahon dala ng southwest monsoon o habagat....

 2019-09-15 11:49 

Cebu Daily News

LOOK: Francis Magundayao wears palay-inspired barong to ABS-CBN Ball...

MANILA, Philippines — While most Kapamilya actors turned heads and walked down the red carpet with their glamorous gowns and suits, Francis Magundayao took the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 a notch higher as he wore a palay-inspired barong tagalog in an effort ...

 2019-09-15 11:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Armed Forces' 86th anniversary celebration at RMN's Lumut base...
 2019-09-15 11:46 

Malay Mail Online

'Woman in blanket' murder suspect surrenders to police in N. Sembilan...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — The man believed to be involved in the murder of a woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in an apartment in Prima Damansara, Petaling Jaya, last Wednesday, has surrendered himself to the police today. Selangor CID.....

 2019-09-15 11:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Two men killed, believed to be electrocuted...
 2019-09-15 11:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Brunei DPMM clinch Singapore Premier League title...

SINGAPORE: Bruneian side Brunei DPMM won the Singapore Premier League (SPL) on Sunday (Sep 15), making it the fifth time a foreign team has won ......

 2019-09-15 11:40 

The Strait Times

Two dead, 40 missing after tourist boat capsizes in India...

NEW DELHI (DPA) - At least two people have drowned and 40 more are missing after a boat capsized in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (Sept 15), police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-15 11:39 

Channel NewsAsia

US warship docks in Lebanon amid regional tensions...

The United States navy destroyer USS Ramage docked briefly in Lebanon, the US embassy in Beirut said on Sunday, amid heightened regional tensions....

 2019-09-15 11:37 

Malay Mail Online

UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year...

DUBAI, Sept 15 — The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said today he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely. The 737 MAX...

 2019-09-15 11:35 

Manila Bulletin

Lady solons seek full medical support for persons with bleeding disorders...

Negros Occidental Rep. Ma. Lourdes "Marilou" T. Arroyo has exhorted her colleagues to extend all-out support to persons with hemophilia by ensuring that they have better access to medical care....

 2019-09-15 11:33 

Cebu Daily News

Gwen tells dept heads to base 2020 budget on 2019's actual expenditure...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The offices under the Cebu provincial government will need to set their 2020 budget based on their actual expenditures this 2019. This was the guideline set by Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, as the heads of offices at the C...

 2019-09-15 11:33 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ADB to provide around $5B to Bangladesh for sustainable growth...

DHAKA — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide around $5 billion to Bangladesh for 2020-2022, aiming to further strengthen its partnership to promote rapid, inclusive and sustainable growth in the country. ADB Country Director for Bangladesh ...

 2019-09-15 11:30 

The Strait Times

Football: Hougang United score four goals against Geylang International, but still concede SPL title to Brunei DPMM...

SINGAPORE - Hougang United battled from three goals down to draw 4-4 with Geylang International at Our Tampines Hub on Sunday (Sept 15), but the result could not prevent their hopes of a first Singapore Premier League (SPL) title going up in smoke.. Read ...

 2019-09-15 11:30 

Manila Bulletin

PH Philharmonic Orchestra in free concert at Manila's Kartilya ng Katipunan...

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), the country's leading symphony orchestra, will stage a free concert at the Kartilya ng Katipunan beside the Manila City Hall....

 2019-09-15 11:28 

Malay Mail Online

PM looking into alleged direct negotiation for RM45m federal building in Kelantan...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 15 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he will look into a letter alleging his support and approval of the Finance Ministry over the direct negotiation for a project located in Tunjong in Kelantan. Speaking to reporters after the......

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