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 2019-07-21 10:02 

Jakarta Post

Marriott International debuts first tented concept resort, Natra Bintan...

Formerly the Canopi Bintan, Natra Bintan is situated at the Chill Cove of Treasure Bay and boasts 100 safari-themed tents....

 2019-07-21 09:35 

Manila Bulletin

House solons still in a bind on who next Speaker should be...

Majority of House members are still in a bind, as uncertainties and tension continue to surround the battle for Speakership....

 2019-07-21 09:29 

Manila Bulletin

US braces for second day of scorching weekend temperatures...

Americans braced for a second -- and equally scorching -- day of dangerously hot weather Sunday, with daytime temperatures forecast to approach 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) across a number of major US cities....

 2019-07-21 09:25 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte '100-percent ready' to deliver 4th SONA Palace official...

President Duterte is 100 percent ready to deliver his State of the Nation Address (SONA) that will focus on building his legacy to the nation, according to a Malacaang official....

 2019-07-21 09:23 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

West Java Governor visits UK and Sweden...

West Java Governor M Ridwan Kamil on Sunday started his one-week working visit to the United Kingdom and Sweden for an economic, cultural, and environment mission, including an endeavor to finalize an investment of turning ......

 2019-07-21 09:23 

Manila Bulletin

Iran says probe into seized ship depends on crew cooperation...

Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....

 2019-07-21 09:20 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Fisheries Ministry to reduce single-use plastics in fishing ports...

The Indonesian Maritime Affairs and and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) is committed to reducing marine plastic debris by limiting singe-use plastics in fishing ports."The regulation has been made. We have selected plastics in ......

 2019-07-21 09:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jagdeep: Gurney Wharf good example for PSR reclamation...
 2019-07-21 09:18 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Bank Indonesia engages economic actors from Malaysia, Singapore...

Bank Indonesia (BI, the central bank) engages economic actors from Johor, Malaysia and Singapore in the Riau Islands Syariah and Halal Festival in Batam on Sunday.Head of Bank Indonesia's Riau Islands office Fadjar ......

 2019-07-21 09:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

120 PKR leaders back Anwar as party supremo...
 2019-07-21 09:06 

Philippine Star

Paras, UP outgun Chien Hsin to clinch Taiwan tourney title...

UP takes the title via sweep with a 5-0 record. by Luisa Morales...

 2019-07-21 09:03 

Jakarta Post

Five affordable things to do in Yogyakarta...

The city has a wide range of unique holiday destinations, some of which are free....

 2019-07-21 09:00 

Malay Mail Online

Kitchen disruption: Better food through artificial intelligence...

WASHINGTON, July 21 — Looking for that perfect recipe, or a new flavour combination that delights the senses? Increasingly, players in the food industry are embracing artificial intelligence to better understand the dynamics of flavour, aroma and......

 2019-07-21 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

All 23 crew members of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Reports...

Iran said on Sunday that all 23 crew members of the seized British-flagged Stena Impero tanker were...

 2019-07-21 08:56 

Manila Bulletin

Palace: BARMM failure not an option...

Malacaang said being chosen as President Duterte's point-man in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will be a very important and sensitive task since the Palace cannot afford for the newly-established government to fail....

 2019-07-21 08:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Female suicide bomber kills eight in north-west Pakistan...

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan: A female suicide bomber in north-western Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack ......

 2019-07-21 08:55 

Manila Bulletin

DFA monitoring seizure of ship in Strait of Hormuz...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is closely monitoring developments following the seizure of a United Kingdom-registered MT Stena Impero by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz....

 2019-07-21 08:55 

The Strait Times

Man's body found in Changi mangroves, police investigating...

SINGAPORE - A man's body was found among mangrove trees in Changi on Saturday (July 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 08:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Foreign investors mostly cautious next week as economic outlook remains murky...
 2019-07-21 08:53 

Saigon Times

Don't judge a book by its cover...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupOn July 5, the Politburo issued a resolution on foreign investment based on which the Government will detail institutions and policies to improve the quality and efficacy of foreign investment to the year 2030. According to t...

 2019-07-21 08:51 

Manila Bulletin

Palace: Revival of the Offfice of Press Secretary not a priority...

Malacaang said the plan to revive the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) was no longer among President Duterte's priorities, even if there was already an Executive Order (EO) ready for his signing that would re-establish the agency....

 2019-07-21 08:51 

The Strait Times

Iran-US spat leaves Mideast airlines encircled by hostile skies...

DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - Airlines in the Middle East are used to avoiding trouble spots, but airspace closures spurred by mounting tension between Iran and the US mean they now face diversions whether flying north, south, east or west.. Read more at straitstim...

 2019-07-21 08:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Maju subsidiary Bright Focus to buy back RM1.22bil sukuk...
 2019-07-21 08:49 

Manila Bulletin

Russian capsule carrying 3 docks with space station...

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — A Russian space capsule with three astronauts aboard has docked with the International Space Station after a fast-track trip to the orbiting laboratory....

 2019-07-21 08:48 

Manila Bulletin

SOS Mediterranee relaunches migrant rescue missions off Libya...

PARIS, France - Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said Sunday it has relaunched migrant rescue operations off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon efforts using its ship Aquarius....

 2019-07-21 08:47 

Malay Mail Online

Thousands march again in huge Hong Kong anti-government rally...

HONG KONG, July 21 — Another huge anti-government march kicked off in Hong Kong this afternoon with seemingly no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing the finance hub, sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing's rule. The city has been......

 2019-07-21 08:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian woman allegedly beheads mother in 'horrific' crime...

SYDNEY: An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head ......

 2019-07-21 08:46 

The Strait Times

Iran confrontation with Britain points to history of bad blood...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - The reopening of the British embassy in Teheran was meant to usher in a new era in relations.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 08:45 

Manila Bulletin

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper rings hollow in Sweden...

BERLIN — US President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and "offered to personally vouch for his bail," a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn't include ba...

 2019-07-21 08:42 

Bangkok Post

Separatist militant camp seized in Narathiwat after clash...

NARATHIWAT: A combined government force seized a camp of Muslim militants after an exchange of fire in Rangae district on Sunday morning, police reported....

 2019-07-21 08:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mother, brother remanded over abuse of girl with learning disability...
 2019-07-21 08:35 

Channel NewsAsia

US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump's tariffs...

Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighboring countries in light of Trump administration ......

 2019-07-21 08:32 

Manila Bulletin

Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats...

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he's even saying it at all....

 2019-07-21 08:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran says it is ready for any scenario, warns of escalating UK tension...

DUBAI: Iran's envoy to Britain on Sunday (Jul 21) urged the UK to contain...

 2019-07-21 08:29 

ABS-CBN

NCRPO chief: Police won't hesitate to use force vs disobedient SONA rallyists...

The police will not hesitate to use force against both supporters and critics of President Rodrigo Duterte should they disobey guidelines or cause disorder at rallies during the State of the Nation Address, National Capital Region Police Office director M...

 2019-07-21 08:29 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong locks down as thousands gather for latest rally...

HONG KONG: Thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday for the latest in a series of mass protests over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and revived public opposition to Beijing's tighte...

 2019-07-21 08:27 

Manila Bulletin

Fan suffers fatal heart attack while watching Pacquiao-Thurman fight...

A 68-year-old boxing fan died from suspected heart attack while watching the fight between Senator Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman in a covered court in Marikina City on Sunday....

 2019-07-21 08:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Anwar: PKR will continue to work as a team...
 2019-07-21 08:22 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

3 years in power: Duterte tangles with his foreign foes...

From his drug war to his profanity-filled speeches, President Rodrigo Duterte is a political personality like no other. This became especially clear when the President managed to pull out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and threatened to wage wa...

 2019-07-21 08:21 

The Strait Times

Australian woman allegedly beheads mother in 'horrific' crime...

SYDNEY (AFP) - An Australian woman charged with murder has been sent for a medical assessment amid reports she decapitated her mother and left the head outside a neighbour's house.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 08:20 

Manila Bulletin

BOC tightens watch on importers, orders them to register...

Representatives of importers and other stakeholders have been ordered to register with the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as part of its stricter watch over transactions....

 2019-07-21 08:19 

Manila Bulletin

Hong Kong locks down as thousands gather for latest anti-extradition bill rally...

HONG KONG - Thousands gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong on Sunday for the latest in a series of mass protests over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled financial hub into crisis and revived public opposition to Beijing's tight...

 2019-07-21 08:16 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Isko congratulates Pacquiao for winning WBA crown...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso hailed boxing champion Sen. Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao's victory and said the latter is an example of someone who triumphed over poverty through hard work....

 2019-07-21 08:15 

Malay Mail Online

In scathing petition, group claims Pakatan sides Lynas over Malaysians health for profit...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Dozens of environmental and rights groups issued a scathing indictment today accusing the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration of siding with Lynas and selling Malaysians out for hefty profits, by allowing the corporation to.....

 2019-07-21 08:14 

The Strait Times

Rose, Rose, I Love You singer Yao Lee dies at age 96...

Rose, Rose, I Love You singer Yao Lee has died at age 96.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 08:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lam Thye calls for task force to address school bullying...
 2019-07-21 08:13 

Malay Mail Online

Iran says it is ready for any scenario, warns of escalating UK tension...

DUBAI, July 21 — Iran's envoy to Britain today urged the UK to contain "domestic political forces" which he said wanted to escalate tension between the two countries amid the capture of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf by Iran. "...

 2019-07-21 08:11 

The Strait Times

Two men arrested for allegedly charging elderly woman $40,000 in renovation scam...

SINGAPORE - Two men were arrested on Friday (July 19) after allegedly charging an 84-year-old woman more than $40,000 in a renovation scam.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-21 08:11 

ABS-CBN

Lalaking sanggol na hinalay, pinatay sa Makati inilibing na...

Umagos ang luha nitong Linggo sa libing ng 1 anyos na lalaking sanggol na natagpuang patay at ginahasa sa isang abandonadong gusali sa Makati City noong Hulyo 17....

 2019-07-21 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

'Angel's Burger' opens 11th commissary in Marikina City...

A family-owned company that operates the popular burger joint "Angel's Burger" opened its state-of-the-art commissary in Marikina City on Sunday....

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