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 2017-10-21 15:32 

Jakarta Post

Setya dodges KPK summons yet again... +

House of Representatives Speaker Setya Novanto has once again skipped a summons to testify as a witness at Friday'shearing on the e-ID graft case....

 2017-10-21 15:25 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Public urged to not drink during Royal Cremation period... +

The Disease Control Department has urged people to refrain from drinking for the five days of the Royal Cremation period to make merit for His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej....

 2017-10-21 15:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

2018 Budget wishlist: Patriots want govt to review and enhance welfare of veterans... +

KUALA LUMPUR: In view of the upcoming 2018 Budget announcement, the National Association of Patriots is hoping that the government will review and enhance the welfare of retired Armed Forces personnel and policemen....

 2017-10-21 15:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Budget 2018 proposal: Govt shld help low-income group master online business... +

KUALA LUMPUR: The government can help the working class earn extra money by providing them with proper skills to run an e-commerce business....

 2017-10-21 15:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Surprise win for SK La Salle Ipoh's Ahmad Irfan... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Eleven-year-old Ahmad Irfan Jamaluddin Abdullah emerged tops in the RHB-New Straits Times National Spell-It-Right (SIR) Challenge in the primary school category, despite being the youngest among the finalists....

 2017-10-21 15:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Sunday Spotlight: With care and creativity, Crest and Spectra groom a new generation of students... +

Toh Ee Ming 51 min 46 sec ago SINGAPORE — Secondary Three student Lee Hui Ling, 15, was jittery....

 2017-10-21 14:58 

Channel NewsAsia

'Intelligent' driving circuit to be trialled in 2021, could do away with examiner in car... +
 2017-10-21 14:56 

Malay Mail Online

113 foreign workers detained in supermarket chain for not having valid documents... +

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 21 The Malaysian Immigration Department (JIM) raided a leading supermarket in Jalan Kebun, Klang, Selangor on Thursday and detained 113 foreign nationals found working without having valid documents.Those detained during an...

 2017-10-21 14:55 

Malay Mail Online

BN parties meet to discuss election strategies... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 Barisan Nasional (BN) components met in a closed-door meeting at the Putra World Trade Centre today to discuss preparations for the 14th general election.BN chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak addressed party leaders...

 2017-10-21 14:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mohd Shafie Apdal, discharged from hospital, resumes MACC remand... +

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, who is under remand by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), has been discharged from the hospital where he was seeking treatment....

 2017-10-21 14:52 

Malay Mail Online

Hadi’s Bill returns to Parliament for seventh time... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang's controversial bid to empower Shariah courts to mete out harsher punishments is again listed in Parliaments agenda.Hadi's parliamentary motion, which contains the private...

 2017-10-21 14:50 

Malay Mail Online

Tanjung Bungah landslide: Survivor recounts harrowing experience... +

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 21 The incident happened so fast, about only one minute and all the workers were feared buried underneath.That was the first hand account of a Bangladeshi construction worker who survived the landslide incident in Lengkok...

 2017-10-21 14:50 

The Strait Times

Football: Barcelona to offer Messi lifetime deal... +

MADRID (REUTERS) - Barcelona will offer Lionel Messi a lifetime contract at the club, chief executive Oscar Grau said on Saturday (Oct 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-21 14:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

End to rape ordeal for girl with arrest of stepfather... +

KINABATANGAN: A teenage girls ordeal of being raped for the past four years ended when police nabbed her stepfather for investigation at Kampung Tongodon in Tongod here on Thursday....

 2017-10-21 14:48 

Malay Mail Online

Shafies brother remanded for longer... +

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 21 Lahad Datu assemblyman and younger brother to Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal, Datuk Yusof Apdal, will be remanded for two more days from tomorrow for investigations into the alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 billion in federal...

 2017-10-21 14:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Batshuayi brace gets Chelsea back on track... +
 2017-10-21 14:45 

Malay Mail Online

The October Revolution that brought Lenin to power... +

MOSCOW, Oct 21 A century ago, on October 25, 1917, Lenins Marxist Bolsheviks took control of Russias imperial capital, launching the October Revolution that led to the creation of the Soviet Union.Although the Bolsheviks were in a...

 2017-10-21 14:45 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Downtown Line 3 hit by delays on opening day... +

Alfred Chua 2 hours 22 min ago SINGAPORE — A defective train and the pressing of an emergency communication button b...

 2017-10-21 14:40 

ABS-CBN

2 pangunahing sementeryo sa Maynila, website ang sagot sa 'nawawalang' puntod... +

Gumawa na ng website ang pamunuan ng Manila North at Manila South Cemetery upang mabilis na matukoy ang mga puntod ng namayapa....

 2017-10-21 14:36 

The Strait Times

CIA dog trainee quits explosives school in favor of 'sniffing out rabbits and squirrels'... +

LANGLEY, VIRGINIA (REUTERS) -The nineto fivelife isn't for everyone.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-21 14:30 

Malay Mail Online

Heartbroken residents get glimpse of Raqqa in ruins... +

RAQQA, Oct 21 Tears streaming down her freckled face, 35-year-old Asya took in the shattered glass, gutted storefronts and crumbling cafes all that remain of her favourite shopping street in Syrias Raqqa.This was once the most...

 2017-10-21 14:30 

Channel NewsAsia

US warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms... +
 2017-10-21 14:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Najib expressed sadness over landslide in Tanjung Bungah... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed his sadness over the landslide in Tanjung Bungah, Penang that occurred this morning via Twitter. ...

 2017-10-21 14:30 

The Strait Times

Pines members fume over club's likely relocation... +

SINGAPORE - After a four-year wait, some members of well-known club The Pines are furious to learn that the newer and better facilities they were promised will not materialise after all.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-21 14:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PAN convention abuzz with the "harumanis group" of three Pas reps... +

ALOR STAR: The three Pas elected reps in Kedah, branded as 'harumanis group' by the Islamic party, further fueled speculations that they are switching camps by attending the Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) national convention opening ceremony....

 2017-10-21 14:23 

ABS-CBN

Pag-uwi ng mga 'bakwit' sa controlled areas, pinag-usapan na ng LGU, militar... +

Pinag-usapan na ng mga local government unit at militar ang mga plano sa pagbabalik ng mga bakwit sa kanilang mga tahanan sa Marawi City....

 2017-10-21 14:21 

The Strait Times

Trump says hell allow release of Kennedy assassination files... +

WASHINGTON (AFP) US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will allow long blocked secret files on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-21 14:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Barcelona to offer Messi lifetime deal... +
 2017-10-21 14:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Tillerson lands in Riyadh at start of Gulf, South Asia tour... +
 2017-10-21 14:19 

Jakarta Post

Drone captures widened crater fracture on Mt Agung... +

A surveillance dronehas detected on Thursday that the fracture in the crater ofBali's Mount Agung had widened since the last satellite imaging taken on Wednesday....

 2017-10-21 14:16 

The Strait Times

Figure skating: American Nathan Chen wins grand prix opener ahead of Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu... +

MOSCOW (REUTERS) - Nathan Chen of the United States won the first figure skating grand prix event of the season in Moscow on Saturday, defeating Japanese rival Yuzuru Hanyu by just over three points.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-21 14:15 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Three arrested, four logs seized in Nakhon Ratchasima crackdown... +

Alerted by a video camera, a team of forestry officials arrested a group of illegal loggers early on Saturday in Nakhon Ratchasima's Wang Nam Khiew....

 2017-10-21 14:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump to release JFK files, subject to 'further information'... +
 2017-10-21 14:14 

Malay Mail Online

Hennessey sets the date for unleashing the Venom F5... +

AUSTIN, Oct 21 On November 1 at this years Sema show, Hennessy Performance will be taking the wraps off what it claims is the worlds fastest production car.That is a huge boast, especially considering the current competition. As well...

 2017-10-21 14:10 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

White House pays tribute to late King, sends delegation... +

President Donald Trump will send a delegation to attend the Royal Cremation Ceremony of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on October 26, the White House said on Saturday....

 2017-10-21 14:09 

The Strait Times

President Halimah wishes Purple Symphony musicians success for upcoming concert... +

SINGAPORE - Dressed in purple, President Halimah Yacob signed autographs and chatted with over 60 musicians of the Purple Symphony on Saturday (Oct 21), to encourage them as they prepare for an upcoming concert.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-21 14:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Kota Belud flood victims expected to return home Sunday as weather improves... +

KOTA KINABALU: Flood victims in Kota Belud district are expected to gradually return to their homes Sunday as the weather improves and water levels at rivers receding....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Mandaluyong bettor wins P38.9-M lotto jackpot... +

A lucky punter from Mandaluyong City won the jackpot prize of the 6/49 Super Lotto drawn on Thursday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Bill to streamline operation of railway system filed... +

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has filed a bill seeking to create a Philippine National Railway Authority (PNRA) that would merge all regulations pertaining to the operation of railways and train systems....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Each POLO to have an OFB Bello... +

There will be an Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) branch in Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLO) to reach more overseas Filipinos....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Why peace in Mindanao matters... +

We received that piece of good news which came out of Marawi City last week with exhilaration and a sigh of relief....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Archdiocese of Cebu sets guidelines for Cardinal Vidal's wake, funeral... +

Cebu City — The Archdiocese of Cebu issued guidelines and reminders for Catholics and the general public who would want to pay their last respects to the late Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Negros Occ. to adopt Taiwan's best practices in agri-tourism... +

Bacolod City — Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Maraon Jr. is planning to adopt Taiwan's best practices in farm tourism, which has a promising future in the province....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

The US-Israel Biblical link... +

Last Friday, October 13, 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that he will not certify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Abe headed for big win in Japan polls... +

Tokyo Candidates in Japan made a last-ditch plea to voters Saturday on the last day of campaigning before an election expected to return Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to power with a comfortable majority....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Dengue cases in Cordillera down 73 %... +

Baguio City Cases of dengue fever in the Cordillera region declined by 73 percent in the first nine months of the year....

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Manila Bulletin

Tough guys... +

Some men put up a front that's based on an extreme notion of masculinity, emphasizing toughness, brutish power, and machismo....

 2017-10-21 13:57 

Bangkok Post

Ratchanok in Denmark final... +

ODENSE, Denmark: Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon defeated world No.1 Tau Tzu Ying of Taiwan in a gruelling three-set thriller (21-14 20-22 21-14) on Saturday to reach the final of the US$750,000 Denmark Open badminton tournament....

 2017-10-21 13:55 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Tour operator arrested after holidaymakers stranded at airport... +

Police arrested a tour operator in Nakhon Ratchasima's Mueang district on Saturday after 61 of his package tour clients were stranded at Suvarnabhumi Airport the night before....

 2017-10-21 13:53 

The Strait Times

Football: Chelsea withstand pressure to sink Watford with late goals from Michy Batshuayi... +

LONDON (REUTERS) - Substitute Michy Batshuayi scored two second-half goals to help snatch a 4-2 victory for stuttering champions Chelsea against a lively Watford side in the Premier League on Saturday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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