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 2019-05-27 05:52 

Malay Mail Online

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead...

SAO PAULO, May 27 — Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil yesterday, the regional prison authority said. The clashes broke out around 11am (1500 GMT) during visiting hours at the facility, located......

 2019-05-27 05:45 

Jakarta Globe

Police Arrest PAN Legislative Candidate for Spreading Disinformation...

Mustofa Nahrawardaya spread false information about the death of a teenager after a beating by Brimob officers during the May 22 rally....

 2019-05-27 05:43 

Philippine Star

Duterte to PMA cadets: Secure Philippine sovereignty...

President Duterte yesterday called on new military officers and cadets to act if the Philippines is "not run the way it is" and to be good soldiers who are ready to die defending the country's sovereignty. by Alexis Romero...

 2019-05-27 05:42 

Malay Mail Online

Nick Jonas pens tribute to Priyanka Chopra to mark a year after their first date...

LOS ANGELES, May 27 — The theatrics of Bollywood is certainly not lost on Nick Jonas who shared a sweet tribute for wife Priyanka Chopra over the weekend. Jonas took to social media to mark the one year anniversary of when they started dating.......

 2019-05-27 05:42 

Malay Mail Online

Vanquished Australian opposition shifts left with new leader...

SYDNEY, May 27 — Australia's opposition is set to anoint Anthony Albanese as its new leader, hoping to win back the working class after a shock election defeat to the conservative government. The Australian Labour Party unexpectedly lost to......

 2019-05-27 05:35 

Manila Bulletin

PAGASA to monitor five other weather stations...

Aside from eight weather stations, five more stations will be monitored by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) as part of the amendments to the criteria on the onset of rainy season in the country....

 2019-05-27 05:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Demand for henna drawings surge ahead of Aidilfitri...
 2019-05-27 05:33 

Phnom Penh Post

Environmental specialists prep two temple sites, National, Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-05-27 05:33 

Phnom Penh Post

VN, Malaysia check out trade, investment prospects, Business, Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-05-27 05:33 

Phnom Penh Post

Food, beverage company buys Starbucks Thailand, Business, Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-05-27 05:32 

Malay Mail Online

Aksem intensifies control over 10 hotspots ahead of Aidilfitri...

BUKIT KAYU HITAM, May 27 — The Malaysian Border Security Agency (Aksem) has intensified control over 10 hotspot areas at the Malaysia-Thailand border to curb fireworks and firecrackers smuggling activities ahead of Aidilfiri celebration. Its......

 2019-05-27 05:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7m pigs dead...
 2019-05-27 05:25 

Tech in Asia

In brief: Singapore startup Trax in talks to raise $100m...

The company, which develops image recognition software, will use the money to bankroll three acquisitions....

 2019-05-27 05:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Ex-Kara idol Goo Hara battling depression, cause of suicide attempt...
 2019-05-27 05:24 

Channel NewsAsia

A-league hotshot Krishna leaves Phoenix for new venture abroad...

WELLINGTON: Wellington Phoenix and Fiji striker Roy Krishna announced on Monday (May 27) he is leaving the A-League after a stellar season which ......

 2019-05-27 05:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Muslims seek voice in changing Uzbekistan...

TASHKENT: Uzbek student Luiza Muminjonova wanted to work in the country's booming Islamic tourism sphere but last year she was expelled from a ......

 2019-05-27 05:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Nigerian spared death sentence after Court of Appeal acquits him of importing drugs into Singapore...

SINGAPORE: A Nigerian man facing the gallows for importing drugs into Singapore eight years ago was spared death on Monday (May 27) after the ......

 2019-05-27 05:19 

Malay Mail Online

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs killed...

HANOI, May 27 — Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5 per cent of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said today......

 2019-05-27 05:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM...
 2019-05-27 05:10 

ABS-CBN

Pag-alis sa Filipino, panitikan sa kolehiyo muling iaapela...

Kasunod ito ng pagkatig ng Korte Suprema sa utos ng CHED na alisin ang Filipino sa 'core subjects' sa kolehiyo....

 2019-05-27 05:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dead at 89...
 2019-05-27 05:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea...

TOKYO: US President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday (May 27) to even out a trade imbalance with the United ......

 2019-05-27 05:09 

Malay Mail Online

PLUS tells story of patience, gratitude in first ever Hari Raya themed video...

PETALING JAYA, May 27 — The journey back home to celebrate Hari Raya can be long and stressful, to say the least. Your entire family squeezed into one car on roads during traffic jams along with the thought of numerous things that could stress you.....

 2019-05-27 05:08 

Philippine Star

Gabriela hits Duterte's rape 'jokes' in 'macho-fascist' training ground PMA...

Women's rights group Gabriela criticized President Rodrigo Duterte's latest 'rape joke' delivered in front of graduating cadets of the Philippine Military Academy....

 2019-05-27 05:07 

Jakarta Post

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave named as European Museum of the Year in 2019...

The Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden from the Netherlands was declared as the European Museum of the Year in 2019, on Saturday....

 2019-05-27 05:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead...

HANOI: Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1....

 2019-05-27 05:03 

ABS-CBN

Topacio asks SC to investigate Bikoy's IBP press conference...

MANILA -- Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio on Monday urged the Supreme Court to look into Peter Joemel Advincula alias Bikoy's press conference at the office of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines earlier this month, claiming it has done "much damage...

 2019-05-27 05:01 

Malay Mail Online

Lawyer for Fire Dept, Local Govt Ministry pulls out of Adib inquest...

KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 27 — Lawyer Syazlin Mansor withdrew today from representing the Fire and Rescue Department and the Housing and Local Government Ministry in the inquest of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim. Coroner Rofiah Mohamad was notified on......

 2019-05-27 05:01 

Manila Bulletin

'Raise the flag' in denouncing entry of illegal garbage into PH EcoWaste Coalition...

Environmental group EcoWaste Coalition called on all Filipinos to "raise the flag'' and make a strong and collective stance against the entry of illegal garbage from overseas in the country....

 2019-05-27 05:01 

Manila Bulletin

Speakership contenders asked to sign covenant committing to support Duterte's priority bills...

Leyte Representative-elect Martin Romualdez urged on Monday his contenders for the Speakership post in the incoming 18th Congress to sign a covenant, declaring their commitment to rally behind President Rodrigo Duterte's priority bills, particularly h...

 2019-05-27 05:00 

Malay Mail Online

Five installations not to miss at the upcoming London Festival of Architecture...

LONDON, May 27 — The London Festival of Architecture returns this June, celebrating the English capital as a global hub for architecture. This year, the festival offers over 400 events curated around the theme "Boundaries". Here are five......

 2019-05-27 05:00 

Tech in Asia

Luckin Coffee vs Starbucks: a tale of asymmetrical warfare...

Here's how China's startup coffee chain is radically different....

 2019-05-27 05:00 

The Strait Times

Durian prices plunge while quality surges...

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - Durian season is here and prices in Singapore have been plunging, following an increase in the supply of the fruit from Malaysia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-27 05:00 

The Strait Times

Singaporean climbs Everest for charity, succeeds on second try...

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - When signs of frostbite forced Mr Jeremy Tong to turn back when he was just 150 minutes away from the top of Mount Everest in 2017, the failure haunted him for two years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-27 04:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep military govt leader as PM...

Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military government chief General ......

 2019-05-27 04:57 

Bangkok Post

Southern violence kills 3, injures 4...

A bomb killed a policeman and injured four others in Songkhla's Chana district while gunmen shot dead two paramilitary rangers in Narathiwat's Bacho district on Sunday evening....

 2019-05-27 04:52 

Malay Mail Online

North Korea slams 'human defect' Bolton...

SEOUL, May 27 — North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton today, calling him a "human defect" that had to be banished, just as President Donald Trump offered a positive outlook on relations with Pyongyang. Talks between......

 2019-05-27 04:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Austrian chancellor set for no-confidence showdown...

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to face a no-confidence vote from MPs on Monday which could see him removed from office over the corruption ......

 2019-05-27 04:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Romania ruling party chief faces key appeal verdict...

The controversial head of Romania's ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD), Liviu Dragnea, will on Monday hear the decision in his appeal against a ......

 2019-05-27 04:49 

Malay Mail Online

Buyers beware: Ahead of Raya, breeders warn of fake kampung chicken in market...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — Shoppers looking for bargain deals for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri should be careful when buying kampung chicken. According to Negri Sembilan-based Persatuan Pembiak Baka Ayam Kampung Warisan Malaysia, dishonest......

 2019-05-27 04:48 

Philippine Star

No proof of 'Bikoy' claims vs opposition — PNP...

The man claiming to be "Bikoy" in the "Ang Totoong Narcolist" videos left the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters at Camp Crame on Saturday afternoon without submitting a sworn statement or any piece of evidence that police inves...

 2019-05-27 04:48 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed early...

YANGON: Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers...

 2019-05-27 04:47 

Manila Bulletin

137 Comelec gun ban violators arrested in Negros Occidental...

BACOLOD CITY - A total of 137 persons was arrested for violating the Commission on Elections (Comelec) gun ban in Negros Occidental from January 13 to May 10....

 2019-05-27 04:46 

Philippine Star

Seven ways Grab delivers super service on its 7th year...

Time definitely flies when you're having fun, and for Southeast Asia's leading super app, Grab, they're making sure that everyone is able to join in on the fun....

 2019-05-27 04:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Trump strikes dovish tone on N. Korea, Iran...
 2019-05-27 04:44 

Malay Mail Online

Daniele De Rossi bids emotional farewell as Roma defeat Parma...

ROME, May 27 — AS Roma beat Parma 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico yesterday to end the season in sixth place in Serie A as captain Daniele De Rossi made his final appearance for the club. Lorenzo Pellegrini gave Roma the lead in the first half but......

 2019-05-27 04:44 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jokowi-Ma'ruf pair's campaign team to consult with MK on Monday...

KH Ma'ruf Amin's national campaign team (TKN) will visit the Constitutional Court (MK), Monday, for consultation over their contender's lawsuit alleging violation and fraud in the April 27 presidential ......

 2019-05-27 04:44 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea kidnapping of Japanese: A painful history...

TOKYO: After formal meetings with Japanese leaders on Monday (May 27), President Donald Trump will sit down with relatives of civilians kidnapped ......

 2019-05-27 04:43 

The Strait Times

Ascendas-Singbridge to launch co-innovation lab for urban solutions...

SINGAPORE - Ascendas-Singbridge Group (ASB), which is being acquired by CapitaLand, is developing a co-innovation lab to support at least 30 projects in smart urban solutions. It is slated to be launched later this year within Singapore Science Park.. Rea...

 2019-05-27 04:39 

The Strait Times

Driving to Malaysia during June school holidays? ICA warns of traffic jams on weekends...

SINGAPORE - With the June school holidays drawing nearer, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has urged those planning trips to Malaysia to expect heavy traffic at the land checkpoints.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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