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 2017-01-23 18:34 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Paedophile suspect deported to Czech Republic... +

Authorities will Tuesday deport a suspected Czech paedophile back to his home country where he is wanted for allegedly committing sexual crimes....

 2017-01-23 18:34 

Malay Mail Online

UKs May to defend free trade, Iran deal in talks with Trump... +

LONDON, Jan 23 British Prime Minister Theresa May will stress the value of free trade and her support for the Iran nuclear deal when she meets US President Donald Trump later this week, her spokeswoman said today.Trumps election has...

 2017-01-23 18:27 

Malay Mail Online

India court orders daily tuberculosis treatment for millions... +

NEW DELHI, Jan 23 Millions of tuberculosis patients in India will receive daily treatment after the Supreme Court today ordered the government to change the current dosing practice amid activist claims it was endangering lives.Around 2.5...

 2017-01-23 18:27 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Chinese New Year Festival cancelled... +

Bangkoks China Town will not hold a Chinese New Year Festival this year because the country is still mourning the passing of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej....

 2017-01-23 18:25 

Channel NewsAsia

US auto parts sellers skid after report on Amazon's entry... +

Shares of U.S. auto part retailers fell sharply on Monday following a report that Amazon.com Inc had set its sights on the US$50 billion do-it-yourself after-market auto parts business....

 2017-01-23 18:25 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Sex toys safer than kids toys: Swedish study... +

STOCKHOLM - Fewer sex toys contain dangerous chemicals than children's toys, a Swedish inspection authority said in a report on Monday (Jan 23). In 2015, the agency found dangerous chemical substances, including lead, in 15 per cent of children's toys in....

 2017-01-23 18:25 

Jakarta Post

Five elections commission members dismissed in Papua... +

Several chairpersons and members of general elections commissions in Papua have been dismissed for approving regional leader candidates from an Indonesian Justice and Unity Party (PKPI) camp that is in dispute....

 2017-01-23 18:24 

Malay Mail Online

Mason clash highlights head risks in sport... +

LONDON,Jan 23 Ryan Masons clash of heads with Chelseas Gary Cahill has again set alarm bells ringing over the risk of head injuries across a number of high profile sports.The 25-year-old Hull City midfielder remained stable...

 2017-01-23 18:24 

Jakarta Post

Prosecutors to present eyewitnesses against Ahok on Tuesday... +

Prosecutors will present two eyewitnesses to testify against Jakarta Governor Basuki ...

 2017-01-23 18:23 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

30-day deadline on revision of charter draft... +

THE process of revising the 2017 constitutional draft has started after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha reacquired it from His Majesty the King on Friday. The changes are expected to be completed by February 18 or 19....

 2017-01-23 18:23 

Bangkok Post

Malaysia arrests 4 linked to Philippines IS cell... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian police said Monday they have arrested four people including three foreigners over links to a new Islamic State cell on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao....

 2017-01-23 18:21 

Malay Mail Online

Injured Busquets set to miss two games... +

BARCELONA,Jan 23 Influential Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets, who was stretchered off in yesterdays 4-0 win at Eibar, looks set to miss at least the next two games after spraining an ankle.Results on Monday confirm that Busquets...

 2017-01-23 18:21 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Government outlines measures against likely forest fires... +

Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto has outlined measures covering budget, human resources, and legal enforcement to be undertaken in the fight against forest and plantation fires this year. ......

 2017-01-23 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy coach O'Shea wants team to be feared at next Rugby World Cup... +

Italy coach Conor O'Shea has set his side a series of goals from competitiveness in the Six Nations to instilling fear at the next World Cup as he seeks to continue their upward curve under his guidance....

 2017-01-23 18:19 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Mobile LTE becomes Thailands second satellite operator... +

MOBILE LTE will become the countrys second satellite operator after the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commissions telecom committee approved a licence for the company Monday....

 2017-01-23 18:18 

Malay Mail Online

Wall St pares losses after Trump meets US company execs... +

NEW YORK, Jan 23 US stocks were off their lows today after President Donald Trump laid out some of his plans to spur economic growth in a meeting with top executives of US companies.Speaking at the White House, Trump said he could reduce...

 2017-01-23 18:18 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

BNI prepares Indonesia-Hong Kong worker card... +

State-owned PT Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) will be launching Indonesia-Hong Kong Worker Card (KPIH), a multi-function card for Indonesian employees in Hong Kong. The Bank had previously launched Indonesia-Singapore Worker ......

 2017-01-23 18:16 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Fog in London forces flight cancellations... +

LONDON - A thick fog in London forced the cancellation of around 100 flights at Heathrow Airport on Monday and revived concern about air quality in the capital....

 2017-01-23 18:16 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

UN investigates alleged arms smuggling attempt by Indonesian peacekeepers... +

Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arrmanatha Nasir said here on Monday that the United Nations is investigating an alleged attempt by Indonesian Police belonging to the peacekeeping mission in Darfur (Unamid), Sudan, ......

 2017-01-23 18:15 

Malay Mail Online

Bring on the big guns, says Goffin... +

MELBOURNE,Jan 23 David Goffin said he felt ready to take on the top players after he wore down Dominic Thiem to become the first Belgian man to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals today.The 11th-seeded Goffin equalled his best Grand...

 2017-01-23 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

"Resident Evil" goes back to survival horror roots for new game... +

Videogame series "Resident Evil" goes back to its "survival horror" roots for its new installment with players experiencing the new game from a first person perspective for the first time, according to Japanese videogame maker Capcom....

 2017-01-23 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Fed's Lacker favors faster rate hike path to curb inflation... +

Jeffrey Lacker, the hawkish president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, said on Monday he is worried inflation could surge unless the U.S. central bank raises interest rates faster than his fellow policymakers anticipate....

 2017-01-23 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Liverpool's Markovic joins Hull on loan... +

Liverpool's Serbia winger Lazar Markovic has joined Hull City on loan for the rest of the season, the Yorkshire club said on their website on Monday....

 2017-01-23 18:14 

Malay Mail Online

Puppies found alive in Italy avalanche hotel boost hope for survivors... +

PENNE, Jan 23 Rescuers recovered three puppies from under the rubble of Italys avalanche hotel today sparking fresh hopes some of the 23 people still missing after five days could be found alive.Fireman Fabio Jerman said the discovery of...

 2017-01-23 18:14 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Agriculture Ministry to develop cattle farm in Nusakambangan prison... +

The Agriculture Ministry is cooperating with the Justice and Human Rights Ministry to develop a cattle farm and livestock feed production center in the Nusakambangan penitentiary. "The memorandum of understanding is ......

 2017-01-23 18:13 

Malay Mail Online

Skull fracture victim Mason talking in hospital... +

LONDON,Jan 23 Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has been talking in hospital about the incident which left him with a fractured skull, the Premier League club said today.The 25-year-old Mason suffered the injury when he accidentally...

 2017-01-23 18:12 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Islamic figure questioned over communist party picture claim... +

The Indonesian police has questioned Islamic figure Habib Rizieq Shihab over his claim that the new rupiah banknotes carry the picture of the banned Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) here on Monday. The leader of the ......

 2017-01-23 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Romanian president considers referendum over government's justice plan... +

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday he could hold a referendum on the government's plans to decriminalise certain offences and to pardon convicts through decrees, moves critics say could harm efforts to stamp out high-level corruption....

 2017-01-23 18:10 

Malay Mail Online

Wenger apologises but could still face ban... +

LONDON,Jan 23 Arsene Wenger apologised after he was sent off and then shoved the fourth official during Arsenals dramatic 2-1 win over Burnley but could still face a significant ban.Having taken the lead through Shkodran Mustafis...

 2017-01-23 18:09 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

SAR records total loss from Kuningan flash flood... +

The National SAR Agency of Bandung said the institution was still counting the total loss that occurred due to the flash flood in Kuningan District of West Java Province last Sunday. "No casualties were reported as a result ......

 2017-01-23 18:09 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia closely watching Trump's policy announcements... +

The government is closely watching the policy announcements of United States President Donald Trump following his inauguration over the weekend....

 2017-01-23 18:07 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia to send team to Darfur over arms smuggling reports... +

The Indonesian police will send a team to Darfur, Sudan, to investigate the arms smuggling case allegedly involving members of the Indonesian peacekeeping force in Darfur, a police official said. "We will send a team there ......

 2017-01-23 18:06 

Malay Mail Online

Trump promises CEOs to slash taxes, regulation... +

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 US President Donald Trump promised business leaders today that he would cut taxes massively and slash regulations by 75 per cent.He also warned the 12 corporate CEOs gathered at the White House that he would impose...

 2017-01-23 18:06 

Malay Mail Online

Heart-throb Dimitrov says love matches delayed rise... +

MELBOURNE,Jan 23 Maria Sharapovas ex-boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov admitted his relationships may have delayed his emergence as a top player as he extended his hot streak at the Australian Open today.The Bulgarian heart-throb has long been...

 2017-01-23 18:05 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

When their shifts end, Uber drivers set up camp in parking lots... +

SAN FRANCISCO - In the 1970s, the Safeway grocery store in San Francisco's gleaming Marina neighborhood, known as the Social Safeway, was a cornerstone of the pre-Tinder dating scene. Armistead Maupin made it famous in his 1978 book, Tales of the City,......

 2017-01-23 18:05 

Jakarta Post

No companies interested in three PLN projects last year... +

State-owned electricity company PT PLN has said no companieswereinterested in participating in tenders for three power plant projects that were offered last year, according to a company official....

 2017-01-23 18:04 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Vice President to commission Bandung flyover... +

Vice President Jusuf Kalla is scheduled to officially commission the Antapany overpass in Bandung, West Java Province on Tuesday. "Tomorrow on Tuesday the Antapani Overpass would be commissioned by Vice President Jusuf ......

 2017-01-23 18:03 

Malay Mail Online

Britons sizzle over chips and toast cancer warnings... +

LONDON, Jan 23 A government health warning over the potential dangers of toast, roast potatoes and chips all traditional staples of the British diet had the countrys tabloids hitting out today.The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said...

 2017-01-23 18:03 

Malay Mail Online

Breathless Nadal, Serena into last eight... +

MELBOURNE,Jan 23 Rafael Nadal struggled into his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open today, as Serena Williams accelerated towards a record title and the number one ranking.Nadal, searching for a revival after...

 2017-01-23 18:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Citilink to concentrate on flights to eastern Indonesia... +

Chief Executive of Citilink Indonesia Albert Burhan said the airline would focus on expanding flights to eastern Indonesia this year. Albert said there are potential routes to eastern Indonesia, which have not attracted ......

 2017-01-23 18:00 

Malay Mail Online

Nadal subdues Monfils to break quarter-final drought... +

MELBOURNE, Jan 23 Rafael Nadal fought back to deny mercurial Frenchman Gael Monfils over four sets and reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open today.The 14-time Grand Slam champion defeated sixth-seeded...

 2017-01-23 18:00 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Commodity price increase to boost growth in 2017: Economist... +

The increase in the global commodity prices will help galvanize Indonesias economic growth, which is expected to reach 5.3 percent in 2017, an economist said. "Prices will not only boost exports but also help improve the ......

 2017-01-23 17:58 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

NTT hopes to chalk up 30 percent increase in number of tourists... +

East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) hopes to chalk up a 30 percent increase in the number of visits by tourists in 2017, head of the provincial Tourism and Creative Economy office Marius Ardu Jelamu said here on Monday. "We will work ......

 2017-01-23 17:56 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Govt applies new scheme for electrical power from renewable energy... +

The Indonesian government plans to apply a new scheme to set the tariffs of electrical power from new and renewable energy power plants. The government is making every effort to make the tariffs transparent, accountable ......

 2017-01-23 17:55 

Malay Mail Online

McDonalds earnings edge down; says turnaround on track... +

NEW YORK, Jan 23 McDonalds reported slightly lower fourth-quarter earnings today as strong sales in Britain, Japan, China offset a drop in the United States.The fast-food giant, which modified its menu in its home market after a lengthy...

 2017-01-23 17:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Valentino Rossi visits Labuan Bajo... +

A Moto GP racer, Valentino Rossi, is visiting the tourism spot in Labuan Bajo of Manggarai Barat District, East Nusa Tenggara Province. "He has arrived in Labuan Bajo Airport. I believe he is visiting and enjoying the ......

 2017-01-23 17:52 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Bhinneka Tunggal Ika cannot be eliminated: ICMI... +

The Chairman of the Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals Association (ICMI) Jimly Asshiddiqie stated that the national philosophy of Bhinneka Tunggal Ika - Unity in Diversity, could not be eliminated in Indonesia. "Plurality ......

 2017-01-23 17:50 

Malay Mail Online

Glad to see Obama go, Gulf Arabs expect Trump to counter Iran... +

DUBAI, Jan 23 Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a hawkish leader opposed to their adversary Iran, even if they suspect Donald Trumps short temper and abrasive tweets may at times heighten tensions in...

 2017-01-23 17:50 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jakarta to get Islamic museum... +

The Jakarta Islamic Center (JIC) in cooperation with the Islamic Art Museum Louvre of France will set up an Islamic museum in Jakarta as a symbol of Islamic civilization in the capital. "The museum will have a collection ......

 2017-01-23 17:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Arsenal boss Wenger hit with misconduct charge... +

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was charged with misconduct by England's governing Football Association on Monday after an alleged altercation with the fourth official during Sunday's 2-1 Premier League win over Burnley....

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