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 2019-05-26 09:26 

Philippine Star

Duterte rape 'jokes' bring laughter at PMA grad rites...

The pardoning of offenses is a tradition at graduation rites of the PMA, but the rape jokes are a recent addition. by Rosette Adel...

 2019-05-26 09:26 

Philippine Star

Sentro Rizal launched in London...

The Philippine embassy in the United Kingdom has inaugurated a Sentro Rizal in London that aims to promote Philippine arts, culture and language, especially among children of overseas Filipinos. by Janvic Mateo...

 2019-05-26 09:22 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte, Robredo meet in PMA graduation...

Meeting for the first time since the alleged opposition-led ouster plot against him was revealed, President Duterte broke the ice and teased Vice President Leni Robredo about giving him the cold shoulder lately....

 2019-05-26 09:21 

Philippine Star

Steffen-Duke faceoff up in CT IRONMAN 70. 3...

Swiss Caroline Steffen and Aussie Dimity Lee Duke gear up for another clash of power and endurance tipped to go down-to-the-wire as they banner the elite cast in the Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which gets going Sunday ...

 2019-05-26 09:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Japan deploys heli carrier JS Izumo to safeguard Indian, Pacific Oceans...
 2019-05-26 09:14 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte cracks rape joke at PMA graduation...

President Duterte made a controversial joke about rape again, saying it was the top offense allegedly committed by some Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadets....

 2019-05-26 09:10 

Manila Bulletin

Pope: Abortion is like hiring a 'paid killer'...

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis reiterated Saturday that abortion is unacceptable, saying its use amounted to the hiring of a "paid killer."...

 2019-05-26 09:09 

Manila Bulletin

Baliwag festival puts buntal hat in spotlight...

BALIUAG, Bulacan-- Buntal hats are once again in the spotlight as this town celebrates the weeklong Buntal Hat Festival....

 2019-05-26 09:07 

Philippine Star

Que rallies to finish joint 4th in Kansai Open...

Angelo Que churned out a solid seven-under 65 and salvaged a share of fourth in the Kansai Open Golf Championship ruled by Tomohoru Otsuki at the Koma Country Club in Nara, Japan yesterday. by Dante Navarro...

 2019-05-26 09:06 

The Strait Times

NBA: Raptors rally past Bucks for fourth straight win to earn first Finals appearance, will face favourites Warriors...

TORONTO (REUTERS) - The Toronto Raptors made history the hard way on Saturday (May 25) night, reaching the National Basketball Association Finals for the first time after rallying past the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks 100-94 in Game 6.. Read more at straits...

 2019-05-26 09:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru, no injuries reported...
 2019-05-26 09:05 

Manila Bulletin

3,000 Bacolod senior citizens feast on chicken inasal...

BACOLOD CITY - At least 3,000 senior citizens were given free chicken inasal as part of the second year celebration of the Chicken Inasal Festival here Saturday....

 2019-05-26 09:04 

Manila Bulletin

La Loma 'Lechon Festival': A flood of mouth-watering treats in May...

Every year, the third Sunday of May is an oily, greasy yet tasty day for the people of La Loma in Quezon City as scores of lechon (roasted pig) and other pork dishes are given to tourists and residents taking part in the Lechon Festival....

 2019-05-26 09:04 

Philippine Star

PVL: PacificTown Army overcomes BaliPure in four sets...

Led by imports Lena Lymareva and Jenelle Jordan, Army gave a rousing start to their Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference campaign in the tournament opener. by Luisa Morales...

 2019-05-26 09:03 

Jakarta Post

Maumere's medical students invent moringa-based snacks for diabetes sufferers...

Since these biscuits are to be manufactured by Nita villages housewives, the university hopes they could help the local community improve its economic welfare....

 2019-05-26 09:01 

The Strait Times

Magnitude 8.0 hits northern Peru: USGS...

LIMA (AFP, REUTERS) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 stuck northern Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday (May 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-26 09:00 

Philippine Star

Thai fights back, clinches TPGA Open...

Wisut Artjanawat snapped a five-year title drought in style, battling back from six down to beat local veteran Sung Mao Chang by two to capture the TPGA Open crown at the CCK Golf Club in Taichung, Taiwan yesterday. by Dante Navarro...

 2019-05-26 08:58 

Manila Bulletin

Papua New Guinea PM Peter O'Neill resigns amid gas deal tensions...

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigned on Sunday following a string of high-profile political defections that threatened his leadership....

 2019-05-26 08:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penang govt asked: Why aren't you preserving your heritage buildings?...
 2019-05-26 08:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Liew denies interfering with S'pore's court decision on M'sian death row inmate...
 2019-05-26 08:51 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte urged to also look into garbage shipment from Australia, Hong Kong...

Quirino Rep. Dakila Carlo "Dax" Cua is urging President Duterte to look into reported trash shipments from Australia and Hong Kong, and also direct their immediate return....

 2019-05-26 08:50 

The Strait Times

British environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as PM: Sky News...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday (May 26) he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-26 08:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ainul Mardhiah's family relieved at her safe arrival in London...
 2019-05-26 08:49 

The Strait Times

Two children killed in Abu Sayyaf attack in southern Philippines...

MANILA (DPA) - Two children were killed when suspected Islamist militants attacked soldiers during a dialogue with civilians in a southern Philippine town, the military said on Sunday (May 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-26 08:48 

The Strait Times

70-year-old pillion rider killed in TPE accident, motorcyclist arrested...

SINGAPORE - A 70-year-old man was killed in an accident on the Tampines Expressway (TPE) in the early hours of Sunday (May 26).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-26 08:47 

Manila Bulletin

Fumigation of Canada's toxic garbage underway Locsin...

The fumigation of the tons of garbage that Canada illegally shipped to Manila six years ago is now in full swing, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said in a tweet over the weekend....

 2019-05-26 08:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Learning English under the trees works wonders for Orang Asli children...
 2019-05-26 08:44 

Malay Mail Online

Thailand's unmatched powerbroker Prem Tinsulanonda dies aged 98...

BANGKOK, May 26 — Former prime minister and close advisor to Thailand's revered royals Prem Tinsulanonda died early today aged 98, a senior parliamentarian said, ending a decades-long career of unrivalled influence over Thai politics. Prem......

 2019-05-26 08:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dr Mahathir congratulates India's Modi on election win...
 2019-05-26 08:43 

The Strait Times

South Korean games firms slam WHO decision to recognise gaming disorder as disease...

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - South Korean games companies reacted angrily on Sunday (May 26) to the World Health Organisation's decision to officially recognise gaming disorder as a disease.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-26 08:43 

Manila Bulletin

'BaGoTo' Senate victory proves Duterte's strong clout among Filipinos solon...

The strong showing of President Rodrigo Duterte's "top three" senatorial bets in the just-concluded midterm elections proved Filipinos' "overwhelming support" behind the administration, re-elected Camarines Sur 2nd district Rep. LR...

 2019-05-26 08:40 

ABS-CBN

'Karanasan sa pagiging working student, dagdag-puntos sa employers'...

May mga oportunidad ngayon para sa mga estudyanteng nais pagsabayin ang pag-aaral at pagtatrabaho....

 2019-05-26 08:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Vandalism and accident involving prosecutor unrelated, say police...
 2019-05-26 08:35 

Malay Mail Online

Perak Sultan warns political parties against using mosques, surau for their mileage...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — Perak ruler Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today issued a stern warning against attempts to hold political programmes at any mosques and surau in the state by both sides of the political divide. The statement came amid uproar.....

 2019-05-26 08:34 

Manila Bulletin

Romualdez informs Duterte of intention to run for Speaker...

Leyte Representative-elect Martin Romualdez has relayed to President Rodrigo Duterte his intention to run for Speaker of the incoming 18th Congress, and has vowed to ensure the passage of the Chief Executive's legislative agenda....

 2019-05-26 08:33 

Malay Mail Online

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal, says PM candidate McVey...

LONDON, May 26 — Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said today. "The 31st Oct....

 2019-05-26 08:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pakatan Harapan is not failing, merely sputtering...
 2019-05-26 08:30 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: New in and around Metro Manila (May 26, 2019)...

ROUNDUP: New in and around Metro Manila (May 26, 2019)...

 2019-05-26 08:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man, son freed on police bail in monkey shooting case...
 2019-05-26 08:26 

ABS-CBN

6 illegal aliens nabbed in Mindanao...

The Bureau of Immigration said Sunday its agents have arrested 6 illegal immigrants in separate operations in Mindanao....

 2019-05-26 08:23 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia bans Boeing 737 MAX 8s to fly during Idul Fitri season...

Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said Boeing 737 MAX 8s remain banned so that these aircraft could not yet be operated for carrying passengers during the Idul Fitri holiday season."Boeing 737 MAX 8s ......

 2019-05-26 08:23 

ABS-CBN

Did you know? PMA valedictorian wanted to be doctor, teacher...

This year's Philippine Military Academy (PMA) valedictorian said Sunday that she abandoned her initial goals of becoming a doctor and a teacher due to financial constraints, but touted her alma matter for helping her find a new purpose....

 2019-05-26 08:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Papua New Guinea PM Peter O'Neill resigns...
 2019-05-26 08:21 

Malay Mail Online

Strong earthquake hits Peru, reports USGS...

LONDON, May 26 — An earthquake with a magnitude of as much as 7.5 stuck northern Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported today. The quake was around 180 km east of the town of Moyobamba and at a depth of around 105 km, it added. — A...

 2019-05-26 08:20 

Manila Bulletin

Lorenzana: 2 new frigates add to Navy's capability...

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the acquisition of two frigates for the Philippine Navy will further boost the country's ability to defend its territory....

 2019-05-26 08:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Former manager of Marvel's Stan Lee arrested for elder abuse...
 2019-05-26 08:19 

Malay Mail Online

Dr Sahruddin congratulates Mazlan over appointment as Johor Bersatu chief...

JOHOR BARU, May 26 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal today congratulated newly minted Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) chief Mazlan Bujang over his recent appointment. Dr Sahruddin, the former Johor Bersatu Secretary,......

 2019-05-26 08:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

South Korea hails Bong Joon-ho's top prize win at Cannes...
 2019-05-26 08:17 

Manila Bulletin

House bill ensures free delivery of relief goods in times of calamity...

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to provide free freight services to relief organizations in the transportation of relief goods and donated articles to calamity-stricken areas....

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