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 2018-04-19 17:44 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Fears tarantula may go off the menu in Cambodia due to deforestation, hunting...

While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting....

 2018-04-19 17:40 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Officer shot in eye by hallucinating gunman succumbs to injuries...

A policeman, who was shot in the right eye by a gun-wielding 21-year-old local man in a drug-induced hallucination during a three-hour stand-off in Songkhlas Singha Nakhon district on Tuesday morning, succumbed at the age of 52 on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 17:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tok Mun admits BN unbeatable, cares for people's wellbeing...

KUALA TERENGGANU: "The weighing scale (the Barisan Nasional logo) is indeed very strong. It's difficult to defeat the weighing scale," says the 99-year-old Maimun Yusof, or better known as Tok Mun....

 2018-04-19 17:31 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Duck exporter eyes New Zealand market...

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) says it is eying growth in New Zealand for its cooked duck products....

 2018-04-19 17:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia's national defence, security aspects world-class - IGP...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Defence Services (DSA) and National Security (NatSec) Asia 2018 exhibitions are proof that Malaysia is on par with other countries in terms of defence and security, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun....

 2018-04-19 17:27 

Jakarta Post

Police continue questioning ministers over Jakarta Bay project...

Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya has become the latest minister to be questioned by the Jakarta Police in connection with the controversial Jakarta Bay reclamation project....

 2018-04-19 17:25 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

O-Level exam cheating case: Student coughed to get answers repeated over call...

Wong Pei Ting 37 min 53 sec ago SINGAPORE — Telling the court how he cheated to get answers to the first of five GCE...

 2018-04-19 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

No criminal charges to be filed in 2016 death of pop star Prince...
 2018-04-19 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

UK court orders Russian oligarch to hand over superyacht in divorce fight...
 2018-04-19 17:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Muhyiddin to defend Pagoh parliamentary seat, contest Gambir state seat...
 2018-04-19 17:20 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Soi Dog mobile clinic sets up in Phuket...

Rawais mayor visited the Soi Dogs Phuket Mobile Clinic at Nai Harn Lake Park today (April 18) to observe the progress of sterilisation and vaccination programmes for the area....

 2018-04-19 17:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bandar Tun Razak MCA wants BN to nominate chairman for GE14...

KUALA LUMPUR: Bandar Tun Razak MCA division will be disappointed if its chairman, Datuk Chew Yin Keen, is not nominated to contest in the parliamentary constituency....

 2018-04-19 17:18 

Philippine Star

Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home...

Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display yesterday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home. by Alison Mutler...

 2018-04-19 17:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel masterpieces beamed to Rome theatre...
 2018-04-19 17:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

GST waiver for ECRL to keep cost at original estimate - Irwan...

KOTA BARU: The waiving of the goods and services tax (GST) for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is to ensure that the construction cost of the public transport system remains at the original estimate of RM55 billion....

 2018-04-19 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

US Justice Dept. watchdog to report on Clinton-related FBI leaks...
 2018-04-19 17:07 

Philippine Star

Facebook urged to set up risk oversight committee...

An institutional investor that wants Facebook to set up a risk oversight committee asked fellow shareholders on Tuesday to back the proposal, highlighting investor concerns over the company's handling of controversies such as the recent data privacy r...

 2018-04-19 17:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Mourning Arabs fly Palestinian flags as Israel marks Independence Day...
 2018-04-19 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

New US aviation safety inspections after Southwest mishap...
 2018-04-19 16:53 

The Strait Times

Police start security operation a month ahead of British royal wedding...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Police in Windsor, where Prince Harry marries American actress Meghan Markle next month, said on Thursday (April 19) they had begun one of the biggest security operations in their history to ensure the event passes off safely.. Read mor...

 2018-04-19 16:53 

Borneo Bulletin

Promote trade, regional frameworks: His Majesty...

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday underscored the need to pursue initiatives that pr...

 2018-04-19 16:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel...
 2018-04-19 16:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Key faction says will boycott rare Palestinian parliament session...
 2018-04-19 16:48 

Borneo Bulletin

Deputy Sultan observes jungle warfare demo...

His Royal Highness Prince General Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Deputy Sultan and General of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) witnessed the 'Mobile Demonstration: Offensive Act...

 2018-04-19 16:45 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Azaleas in full bloom at a shrine garden in Tokyo...

A view of azaleas in full bloom at a shrine garden in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 16:45 

Channel NewsAsia

German lawmakers to grill Facebook manager on data privacy...
 2018-04-19 16:43 

The Strait Times

Russia says British-made smoke grenades found in Syria...

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia said on Thursday (April 19) that Syrian government forces found German...

 2018-04-19 16:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Large spleen helps explain deep-diving skills of Southeast Asian 'sea nomads'...
 2018-04-19 16:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Injured Joseph set to miss South Africa tour...
 2018-04-19 16:39 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'How can opposition govern Malaysia when they have no faith in each other?' [NSTTV]...

'How can opposition govern Malaysia when they have no faith in each other?'...

 2018-04-19 16:39 

ABS-CBN

Cayetano slams European Parliament resolution seeking end of drug war...

MANILA - Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday lashed out at the European Parliament's latest resolution that called on the Philippines to halt its anti-narcotics campaign....

 2018-04-19 16:33 

Manila Bulletin

UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste...

Britain's government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds — and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit....

 2018-04-19 16:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Irish drugmaker Shire facing potential US$60b bidding war...
 2018-04-19 16:32 

Jakarta Post

Simprug Transjakarta bus shelter hit by truck...

Simprug Transjakarta bus shelter in Kebayoran Lama, South Jakarta, which serves Corridor 8 connecting Lebak Bulus in South Jakarta and Harmoni in Central Jakarta, suspended its operation after it was hit by a truck on Thursday morning....

 2018-04-19 16:30 

Channel NewsAsia

BlackRock wants regulators to address unequal voting rights...
 2018-04-19 16:25 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump launches effort to boost US weapons sales abroad...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The Trump administration rolled out a long-awaited overhaul of US arms export policy on Thursday (April 19) aimed at expanding sales to allies, saying it will bolster the American defence industry and create jobs at home.. Read more...

 2018-04-19 16:24 

Manila Bulletin

Trump admin starts plan to drill in Arctic wildlife refuge...

The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A notice being published Friday in the Federal Register starts a 60-day review to sell oil and gas leases in the remote region....

 2018-04-19 16:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man gets 12-month jail for kicking, intimidating wife...

PETALING JAYA: A man who kicked and criminally intimidated his wife over financial woes last Sunday was sentenced to 12 months' jail by the magistrate's court here today....

 2018-04-19 16:21 

Philippine Star

Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan...

One party leader is in jail. Another doesn't have a candidate. A third might face eligibility issues for her party. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just n...

 2018-04-19 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Bad-boy Von Trier returns to Cannes, seven years after being expelled...
 2018-04-19 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Right-wing Duque keeps edge ahead of Colombia's presidential vote - survey...
 2018-04-19 16:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil prices soar to highest level in years on Mideast tensions...
 2018-04-19 16:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysian warship to take part in Rim of the Pacific Exercise for the first time in Honolulu...

KUALA LUMPUR: In a first, a Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) ship will join warships from countries such as Indonesia, the Philippines, Japan and India in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (Rimpac) 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, in July....

 2018-04-19 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump launches effort to boost US weapons sales abroad...
 2018-04-19 16:15 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia, S Korea open new phase of strategic partnership...

Indonesia and South Korea have opened a new round of bilateral ties, after President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and President Moon Jae-in agreed to elevate the partnership between the two countries into a special strategic partnership ......

 2018-04-19 16:13 

ABS-CBN

Albayalde assumes post as new PNP chief...

Police Director General Oscar Albayalde formally assumes leadership of the Philippine National Police....

 2018-04-19 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures...

A panel of government health advisers is recommending approval of a medicine made from the marijuana plant to treat childhood epilepsy, moving the medication closer to the US market....

 2018-04-19 16:09 

ABS-CBN

2 Camarines Sur solons figure in verbal clash...

Two lawmakers from Camarines Sur figure in a meltdown of sorts, which a political analyst said offers a peek of what to expect in next year's congressional and gubernatorial polls....

 2018-04-19 16:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Opposition a divided group, cannot govern country: Najib...

PONTIAN (Bernama) Datuk Seri Najib Razak said that there is no way the opposition pact can govern the country if the parties in it have no confidence in each other. "After 17 days of announcing of his manifesto, their 93-year-old leader in an intervie...

 2018-04-19 16:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

State BN chiefs to reveal GE14 candidates next week...

KUALA LUMPUR: State Barisan Nasional (BN) chiefs are ready to announce candidates in their respective states for parliamentary and state seats in the 14th general election (GE-14)....

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