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 2018-02-22 16:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dr M, Mukhriz lack confidence in PPBM's political ability: Liow...

SABAK BERNAM: Claims that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and son, Datuk Seri Mukhriz, to contest the general election on DAP ticket, shows that the two Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) leaders have lost faith in their own party's ability....

 2018-02-22 16:40 

Jakarta Post

'He has been forgiven', says priest Prier to assailant after church attack...

Catholic priest Karl Edmud Prier SJ says he no longer holds a grudge against Suliyono, the suspect in an attack at St. Lidwina Church in Sleman, Yogyakarta nearly two weeks ago....

 2018-02-22 16:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Everybody equal under proposed fake news law...

KUALA LUMPUR: No one will be exempted, be they VIP, politicians or celebrities or the man on the street once the new law governing the dissemination of fake news takes effect....

 2018-02-22 16:31 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

11 passengers injured as bus crashes into tree...

Eleven passengers were injured when an air-conditioned bus in Bangkok crashed into a tree on a slippery road following rains on Thursday....

 2018-02-22 16:28 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Up to Prawit to resign from advising anti-graft body, says co-deputy PM Wissanu...

It is up to luxury watch-wearing Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan to decide whether he will step down from advising a government anti-graft body, said Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday....

 2018-02-22 16:20 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

No-caning assurance meant StanChart robbery suspect could be brought back to face trial: Shanmugam...

Louisa Tang 1 hour 31 min ago SINGAPORE — It was a "fairly obvious" decision between letting Standard Chartered (St...

 2018-02-22 16:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Harness digital technology in waqf management, says Sultan Nazrin...

KUALA LUMPUR: Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today called on waqf managers to embrace digital finance in order to enhance the efficiency of waqf collection and distribution....

 2018-02-22 16:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Namewee arrested over controversial CNY video...

KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial rapper Namewee, was arrested at the Federal Police Headquarters, here today after police recorded his statement over a music video entitled 'Like a Dog' which was deemed insensitive....

 2018-02-22 16:04 

Jakarta Post

Polluted air from fires starts to affect Riau residents...

Air quality in Dumai regency, Riau has worsened, with the latest air quality index showing a moderate level of pollution resulting from recent fires in surrounding peatland, an official has said....

 2018-02-22 15:58 

Jakarta Post

Garuda Indonesia to issue $500m in global bonds...

Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia will issue global bonds worth US$500 million in March as an alternative source of financing to realize a plan to expand both its international and domestic routes....

 2018-02-22 15:55 

ABS-CBN

Public hearing ng Senado sa 'Cha-Cha', umarangkada na...

Umarangkada na sa Cagayan de Oro City ang unang public hearing ng Senado sa charter change....

 2018-02-22 15:49 

ABS-CBN

2 'notoryus holdaper' sa Binondo, arestado...

Timbog ang 2 umano'y holdaper na nambibiktima sa Binondo. Ang panghoholdap, sapul sa CCTV....

 2018-02-22 15:44 

The Strait Times

Winter Olympics: Koreans suffer short track misery, Hungary make history while Chinese sets world mark...

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AFP) - Teenage star Choi Min Jeong crashed out on a miserable night for South Korea's short track speed skaters on Thursday (Feb 22), as Hungary made history with their first Winter Olympics gold.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2018-02-22 15:43 

Malay Mail Online

EU's top court says Poland breached air pollution rules...

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 — The European Union's top court today said Poland had failed to uphold air quality standards, part of a wider battle by the EU to reduce deaths from airborne pollution which it estimates kills 400,000 people every year.The...

 2018-02-22 15:39 

The Strait Times

Arctic winter temperatures soar 25 degrees C above normal...

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - While the Eastern United States simmers in some of its warmest February weather ever recorded, the Arctic is also stewing in temperatures more than 25 deg C above normal. This latest huge temperature spike in the Arctic is a...

 2018-02-22 15:39 

ABS-CBN

Sino ang mga napipisil ng PDP-Laban na tumakbo sa Senado sa 2019?...

Sino ang mga napipisil ng PDP-Laban mula sa kanilang hanay na tumakbo sa Senado sa Halalan 2019?...

 2018-02-22 15:37 

Malay Mail Online

Ku Nan: Umno's submitted list of GE14 candidates to PM...

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 22 — Umno has submitted its list of potential candidates for the 14th General Election (GE14) to party president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, said party secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.He said Najib and...

 2018-02-22 15:36 

Malay Mail Online

National diver requests for doping hearing via video conferencing...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — National diving athlete Wendy Ng has requested the International Swimming Federation (Fina) to allow the hearing of the doping case against her to be held via video conferencing.Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia (Asum)...

 2018-02-22 15:35 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Army helps wash pollution off streets, calls for long-term solution...

The Royal Thai Army has since mid-February sent soldiers to help agencies tackling Bangkoks air pollution, which saw a prolonged spike in hazardous PM2.5 emissions air particles of 2.5 microns or smaller....

 2018-02-22 15:32 

Malay Mail Online

Rooney chose Everton 'pressure' over China payday...

LONDON, Feb 22 — Wayne Rooney says he chose the "pressure" of returning to boyhood club Everton over a massive payday in China when he left Manchester United.The former England captain was linked with a move to the Far East in the final...

 2018-02-22 15:30 

Malay Mail Online

Report: 'Racist' white powder letter sent to Meghan Markle...

LONDON, Feb 22 — A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported today, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.The paper said that officers from the...

 2018-02-22 15:30 

Malay Mail Online

Koreans suffer short track misery, Hungary make history...

GANGNEUNG, Feb 22 — Teenage star Choi Min-jeong crashed out on a miserable night for South Korea's short track speed skaters today, as Hungary made history with their first Winter Olympics gold.The hosts, a superpower in the sport, had high...

 2018-02-22 15:30 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

TODAY's evening brief for Thursday, Feb 22...

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 2018-02-22 15:25 

Malay Mail Online

Hong Kong harbour gets star attraction with sculpture park...

NEW YORK, Feb 22 — Hong Kong's harbourfront is known for glistening skyscrapers and the sight of containerships navigating busy shipping lanes — but a new art project has added a giant pumpkin, a map of the stars and a pair of disembodied...

 2018-02-22 15:25 

ABS-CBN

What Pangilinan found in consultative hearing on charter change...

Allies of the Duterte administration have been trumpeting the benefits of a shift to a federal form of government, but Senator Francis Pangilinan discovered at his consultative hearing in Cagayan de Oro City that many are skeptical of the proposed shift....

 2018-02-22 15:25 

Malay Mail Online

UK's May 'determined' to get Grenfell fire disaster answers after Stormzy criticism (VIDEO)...

LONDON, Feb 22 — British Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to find answers to last year's Grenfell tower block fire disaster, her spokesman said today after rapper Stormzy criticised the government response at the Brit music...

 2018-02-22 15:23 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Bt8m budget sought for Phuket stray shelter...

A Bt8-million budget has been sought for a dog condo and landscaping at the Phuket Government Stray Dog Shelter in Suan Pa Bang Kanun, Thalang....

 2018-02-22 15:22 

Channel NewsAsia

US jobless claims remain near 45-year low amid scarce labour...
 2018-02-22 15:21 

The Strait Times

SpaceX launches imaging satellite plus own broadband demos...

MIAMI, Florida (BLOOMBERG) - Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a customer payload plus its own broadband demonstration satellites in the company's first mission since millions tuned in earlier this mont...

 2018-02-22 15:21 

Jakarta Post

Millennials prefer lifestyle maintenance over home ownership: Rumah123.com...

Online home marketing platform Rumah123.com country manager Ignatius Untung suggests that millennials save money so they can afford to buy houses or apartments....

 2018-02-22 15:20 

ABS-CBN

P37 milyong 'peke, di rehistradong' pampaganda, nasamsam...

Pinag-iingat ang publiko sa pagbili ng beauty products online. Nasa ilang milyon na ang halaga ng mga nakukumpiskang di rehistradong produkto....

 2018-02-22 15:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Motor racing - Halo raises hackles as Mercedes present their new 'diva'...
 2018-02-22 15:20 

Channel NewsAsia

West Brom need wins to drag focus away from woeful week - Pardew...
 2018-02-22 15:20 

Malay Mail Online

Three trends to take away from London Fashion Week...

LONDON, Feb 22 — After New York, it was London's turn to present upcoming ready-to-wear trends for the fall/winter 2018-2019 season. It came as no surprise to see colour all over the British capital's runways, but checks turned out to be the...

 2018-02-22 15:20 

Channel NewsAsia

US judge in Russia probe orders sealed hearing in Gates case...
 2018-02-22 15:16 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Namewee remanded over controversial music video...

32 min 28 sec ago KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian rapper Namewee has been remanded on Thursday (Feb 22) after...

 2018-02-22 15:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Germany's far-right AfD set to embrace anti-Islam PEGIDA...
 2018-02-22 15:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

LPA coming but no tropical depression seen Pagasa...

A low pressure area was expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility on Friday afternoon, the state weather bureau said. The LPA was last spotted 1,540 kilometers east of Mindanao, weather forecaster Gener Quitlong of the Philippine Atmospheric...

 2018-02-22 15:14 

ABS-CBN

Duterte: Di lehitimong ahensiya ang Rappler...

Dinepensahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang utos niyang bawalang pumasok sa Malacaang compound ang online news outfit na Rappler....

 2018-02-22 15:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pakatan should not oppose re-delineation if it does not benefit BN: Ahmad Bashah...

ALOR STAR: Pakatan Harapan should not object to the re-delineation of constituencies as carried out by the Election Commission (EC) if it feels that the exercise will not benefit Barisan Nasional (BN) in Kedah....

 2018-02-22 15:13 

Malay Mail Online

US stocks bounce as Fed worries ebb somewhat...

NEW YORK, Feb 22 — Wall Street stocks rose early today, bouncing after two losing sessions, as investor anxiety over higher interest rates ebbed somewhat.About 20 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.5 per cent to...

 2018-02-22 15:11 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Soft Cell to stage farewell concert this September...

Synth-pop duo Marc Almond and Dave Ball, known as Soft Cell, have announced a farewell reunion concert, their first in 15 years, in a one-off show.The English vocalist-instrumentalist pair haven't performed together in over a decade; they are best kno...

 2018-02-22 15:10 

The Strait Times

Paris tourism shakes post-attack lull to record decade-best 2017...

PARIS (REUTERS) - Tourists flocked back to Paris last year as safety concerns following a spate of attacks by Islamist militants appeared to ease, making 2017 the city's best year for foreign visitors in at least a decade.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-02-22 15:09 

Malay Mail Online

Slim chance for Wee Wern in Commonwealth Games...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — Low Wee Wern's chances of competing in the Commonwealth Games in April is in serious jeopardy after the National Sports Institute (NSI) delayed her return to competition for another four weeks.Wee Wern, who has been...

 2018-02-22 15:09 

Malay Mail Online

Judges delay ruling on diesel bans for German cities...

LEIPZIG, Feb 22 — German judges today pushed back a decision on whether German cities can ban old diesel cars to reduce air pollution, with potentially dramatic consequences for a key industry and transport policy in Europe's largest...

 2018-02-22 15:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Israeli Bezeq's owner to remain in custody until Monday...
 2018-02-22 15:03 

Malay Mail Online

Guardiola poised to resume trophy collecting...

LONDON, Feb 22 — Pep Guardiola's trophy gathering was put on hold last season but the Spaniard gets the chance to resume populating his mantelpiece when his Manchester City side face Arsenal in the League Cup final on Sunday.The Spaniard won...

 2018-02-22 15:03 

Malay Mail Online

Arizona Muse set to launch her own fashion brand...

LONDON, Feb 22 — Supermodel and activist Arizona Muse is preparing to add the job of fashion designer to her resume.The fashion star, who has long been a champion of environmentally-friendly clothing, is preparing to launch her own collection...

 2018-02-22 15:02 

Malay Mail Online

Dutch snuff out bid to try tobacco makers for attempted murder...

THE HAGUE, Feb 22 — Dutch prosecutors today threw out a complaint seeking to bring charges of attempted murder against four big tobacco companies, saying there was no chance of a "successful prosecution".4;Smoking is deadly and the...

 2018-02-22 15:01 

ABS-CBN

Duque, pinaliwanag ang pag-imbestiga ng foreign experts sa Dengvaxia...

Pinaliwanag ni Health Secretary Francisco Duque III ang desisyon ng kanilang ahensiya na kumuha ng mga foreign expert para mag-imbestiga rin hinggil sa Dengvaxia....

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