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 2019-02-20 08:05 

Jakarta Post

Big thaw hits Harbin ice sculptures in China...

Ice and snow sculptures carved by nearly 10,000 artists in the city of Harbin have melted during a sudden warm spell, forcing the earliest closure of the main venue at Chinas biggest winter festival....

 2019-02-20 08:00 

Malay Mail Online

Lagerfeld's creations shone on the red carpet...

NEW YORK, Feb 20 — Late fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld earned himself a special place on the red carpet, designing clothes for a handpicked group of actresses and displaying his knack for melding the modern with the classic. Until the early 1990s,......

 2019-02-20 07:53 

Malay Mail Online

Pakatan's Semenyih runner cries sabotage over RM100 handout rumours...

SEMENYIH, Feb 20 Claims Pakatan Harapan (PH) was giving out RM100 "ang pow" to voters in Semenyih yesterday were meant to undermine the coalition's campaign for the by-election here, candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali alleged today. The......

 2019-02-20 07:50 

ABS-CBN

Truck nawalan ng preno sa Bacolod City; 1 patay...

BACOLOD CITY Patay ang driver ng isang motorsiklo matapos mabangga at maipit pa sa ilalim ng 10-wheeler truck na nawalan ng preno sa San Juan Street, Barangay 3, Miyerkoles ng umaga....

 2019-02-20 07:50 

Malay Mail Online

We don't need three man-made islands, consumer group tells Penang...

GEORGE TOWN, Feb 20 Penang does not need to reclaim the sea and create three man-made islands as this does not meet the needs of the people, Penang Consumers Association (CAP) president SM Mohamed Idris said today. According to him, there are......

 2019-02-20 07:45 

ABS-CBN

Removing scholarships of anti-govt students violates freedom of speech: DOJ chief...

Removing the scholarships of students who join anti-state protests is against the right to freedom of speech and expression, Justice Chief Menardo Guevarra said Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 07:44 

Malay Mail Online

Deputy IGP: Police to record statements from Malaysians detained in Cambodia...

SHAH ALAM, Feb 20 Forty-seven Malaysian citizens, who were prior to this detained at a prison in the Banteay Meanchey region, in Cambodia, will be called as soon possible for their statements to be taken, said Deputy Inspector-general of Police......

 2019-02-20 07:43 

ABS-CBN

Mangingisda timbog sa blast fishing sa Surigao Del Norte...

Naaresto ang isang lalaki sa bayan ng Tagana-an, Surigao Del Norte dahil sa umano ay paggamit ng mga pampasabog sa pangingisda....

 2019-02-20 07:40 

ABS-CBN

Otso Diretso bets slam youth commission chair for 'politicizing' scholarships...

Opposition senatorial candidates on Wednesday berated the National Youth Commission (NYC) chair for "politicizing4; scholarships after he called on President Rodrigo Duterte to revoke the free tuition privilege of students who stage protests agains...

 2019-02-20 07:39 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa's climb continues at mid-afternoon...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-afternoon due to gains in heavyweights as market sentiment was lifted by higher US stock performance and optimism that China and the United States will reach a deal in their trade talks......

 2019-02-20 07:38 

Philippine Star

Food and Drug Administration permanently bans Dengvaxia...

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday announced that the certificate of product registration for the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia has been "permanently revoked." by Sheila Crisostomo...

 2019-02-20 07:33 

Malay Mail Online

Sources: N. Korea's Kim to travel to Vietnam by train, summit at Government Guesthouse...

HANOI, Feb 20 — Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with President Donald Trump, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning told Reuters today. It......

 2019-02-20 07:33 

Philippine Star

Legazpi Sunday market to temporarily move to smaller parking lot...

Makati's famous weekend market, Legazpi Sunday Market, recently announced it would temporarily move to a nearby smaller parking lot....

 2019-02-20 07:32 

ABS-CBN

Palace: Dissent vs gov't not a ground for scholarship revocation...

MANILA - Malacaang on Wednesday said students who simply express dissent against government policies should not have their scholarships in state universities revoked, after the head of the National Youth Commission called on President Rodrigo Duterte to k...

 2019-02-20 07:30 

Tech in Asia

Rivalry between Chinese social media giants intensifies in battle over mini games...

Bytedance and Tencent are increasingly stepping into each other's territory to gain more users....

 2019-02-20 07:29 

Malay Mail Online

Asia shares scale 4.5-month peak on hopes of US-China trade deal...

TOKYO, Feb 20 — Asian stocks advanced to 4.5-month highs today as investors bet that Chinese and US trade negotiators would be able to secure a deal to de-escalate their year-long tariff war. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside....

 2019-02-20 07:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Microsoft expands political security service to 12 European countries...
 2019-02-20 07:24 

Malay Mail Online

It's our job to fix Malaysia — Dan Ling...

FEBRUARY 20 — It's rather sad when one sits down to think about it, the way that this beautiful country has become. We have racial discord everywhere, whereas a lot of us who grew up in earlier times remember a better era; one where there was a....

 2019-02-20 07:23 

Malay Mail Online

DC Comics drops plans for series with Jesus alongside superhero...

NEW YORK, Feb 20 — DC Comics has dropped plans to publish a series that imagines Jesus Christ returning to Earth and teaming up with super heroes, after a campaign calling the work blasphemous. Second Coming will not now be published by Vertigo, a.....

 2019-02-20 07:21 

Malay Mail Online

Putrajaya warned against working with tobacco industry-funded lobby groups...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 The Malaysia Medical association (MMA) has warned the federal government today against working with groups that are stealthily being funded by tobacco companies. In a press statement, MMA said they stand with the World......

 2019-02-20 07:21 

Philippine Star

6 international teams banner 12th NBTC National Finals...

The 12th season of the Chooks to Go NBTC National Finals promises to be the biggest edition yet. by Rick Olivares...

 2019-02-20 07:21 

Malay Mail Online

Chelsea must stay calm to turn season around: Pedro...

LONDON, Feb 20 — Chelsea's season hangs in the balance after Monday's FA Cup exit but they must stay calm and recapture their best form in the next two games to turn things around, winger Pedro has said. The FA Cup holders were beaten 2-0 by...

 2019-02-20 07:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Illegal recycling centre still at it...
 2019-02-20 07:19 

Manila Bulletin

Iloilo lawmaker Faces 90-Day Suspension...

Iloilo 2nd District Rep. Arcadio Gorriceta, formerly the municipal mayor of Pavia, Iloilo, is facing a 90-day preventive suspension due to his pending graft case before the Sandiganbayan....

 2019-02-20 07:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hundreds of students flee violence in Indonesia's Papua...
 2019-02-20 07:16 

Manila Bulletin

1 dead, 14 others injured in Albay road mishap...

CAMP OLA, Albay A 50-year old passenger died while being treated in a hospital, while 14 others were injured after a dump truck mowed down a passenger jeepney in Barangay Libod, Camalig town in Albay province on Tuesday afternoon....

 2019-02-20 07:15 

Philippine Star

Guevarra: NYC move restrains youth's freedom of speech, expression...

State universities and colleges should take pride in socially aware students and not drop them from school, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said, hitting the proposed move of National Youth Commission chair Gian Caderma. by Kristine Joy Patag...

 2019-02-20 07:15 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea's Kim shuffles nuclear talks team after defections, spying allegations...

Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and ......

 2019-02-20 07:14 

Manila Bulletin

Criminal gang boss nabbed in Isabela...

CAMP MARCELO A. ADDURU, Tuguegarao City A high-value target (HVT) believed to be leader of the notorious Rey Mamauag gang has been arrested in Cabagan town, Isabela....

 2019-02-20 07:14 

Malay Mail Online

South Korea retracts guidelines on lookalike K-pop stars...

SEOUL, Feb 20 — Government guidelines aimed at promoting more diversity in South Korea's K-pop world have been withdrawn after critics said they amounted to state censorship of a booming industry. The guidelines issued last week complained that....

 2019-02-20 07:13 

Manila Bulletin

PCG suspends arrested officer for alleged extortion...

An officer of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) was arrested for alleged extortion and placed under preventive suspension Wednesday....

 2019-02-20 07:12 

Malay Mail Online

Former New Zealand PM denies writing glowing China op-ed...

WELLINGTON, Feb 20 — Former New Zealand prime minister Jenny Shipley has denied writing an article in a Chinese state-run daily effusively praising Beijing amid heightened tensions between the two nations. The article, "We need to learn to......

 2019-02-20 07:11 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Ambassador confirms no Indonesian casualty in Cairo bombing...

Indonesian Ambassador to Egypt Helmy Fauzi made assurance that no Indonesian had fallen victim to a suicide bombing that occurred in Cairo, Egypt, on Monday night, Feb 18."There is no Indonesian casualty from that ......

 2019-02-20 07:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police to summon 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia for investigation...
 2019-02-20 07:10 

Malay Mail Online

Grab your pet and go: GrabPet service launches in Singapore...

SINGAPORE, Feb 20 — Pet owners will now have the convenience of taking their furry friends with them everywhere they go with the launch of GrabPet today. The ride-hailing firm has kicked off its GrabPet Beta service islandwide, allowing customers......

 2019-02-20 07:07 

Manila Bulletin

Palace thumbs down proposal to revoke scholarships of students in anti-govt protests...

Malacaang said it is unlikely that President Duterte will issue an executive order to revoke the scholarships of students who join protest actions against the government....

 2019-02-20 07:06 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi prince foresees 'good things' with India on visit overshadowed by Kashmir...

NEW DELHI, Feb 20 — India rolled out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman today at a time when it is trying to build diplomatic support against Pakistan following a militant attack in the disputed region of Kashmir....

 2019-02-20 07:06 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Mayora Group to expand market in Africa...

Indonesian consumer product company Mayora Group has planned to expand its export market in some African countries."It might be in a few African countries," President Director of Mayora Group Andre Sukendra Atmadja ......

 2019-02-20 07:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Colorado man beat fiance to death with bat, burned body: Police...

DENVER: A Colorado man accused of murdering his fiance last November beat the young mother to death with a baseball bat before burning her body, a ......

 2019-02-20 07:03 

Malay Mail Online

Musa's defence team seeks to transfer corruption case to High Court...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — The defence team of former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman, who is facing 35 counts of corruption involving US$63.3 million (RM263 million) in connection with timber concession contracts in Sabah, has filed an......

 2019-02-20 07:01 

Malay Mail Online

Hundreds of students flee violence in Indonesia's Papua...

JAKARTA, Feb 20 — Hundreds of students have fled fighting in Indonesia's restive Papua province, a local NGO said, amid unconfirmed reports of violent military reprisals after a massacre of civilian workers by separatist rebels. The deaths of 16...

 2019-02-20 07:00 

Tech in Asia

How subscriptions could help Grab win Southeast Asia...

Grab has upped its game: it's no longer waging a direct price war against Go-Jek....

 2019-02-20 06:59 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Premium Sun refutes allegations that it improperly holds on to PT Bintang's land...

Premium Sun Limited, a company managed by Hong Kong-based Phoenix Property Investors, today refuted allegations by PT Bintang Mahameru (Bintang Mahameru) that it has improperly held on to the title of a large parcel of land in ......

 2019-02-20 06:59 

Manila Bulletin

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At a barbershop tucked away in a small Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for his hair dye to bleach his natural black into the color of the president of the United States....

 2019-02-20 06:58 

Manila Bulletin

Satur Ocampo: Revoking scholarships of student activists a violation to their rights...

Former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo called out the National Youth Commission (NYC) chair for his "irrational proposal" to revoke the scholarships of supposed "anti-government" students....

 2019-02-20 06:58 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

IHSG opens higher on optimism over us-china trade negotiations...

The Jakarta composite index (IHSG) closed higher on Wednesday on investors' optimism over the US-China trade negotiations, according to an analyst.The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 27.14 points, or 0.42 ......

 2019-02-20 06:58 

Cebu Daily News

JCI Mandaue inducts new set of officers...

Embarking on the theme "Together We Prosper," the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Mandaue chapter celebrated its 56th Induction and Turnover Ceremonies last February 9, 2019 at the Citi Park Hotel. The formal gathering brought together JCI memb...

 2019-02-20 06:55 

Channel NewsAsia

India an investment priority for Saudi Aramco: CEO...

Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday that investing in India is a priority for the company, and it expects the country's oil demand to rise to 8.2 ......

 2019-02-20 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

Saudi crown prince looks for 'good things' from India trip...

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a warm welcome in India Wednesday, with Riyadh eager to demonstrate it is not an international pariah after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October....

 2019-02-20 06:53 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea's Kim to travel to Vietnam by train, summit at Government Guesthouse: Sources...

Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week President Donald Trump, two sources ......

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