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 2018-06-22 11:35 

Jakarta Post

Psychological test takers to face 24 questions to obtain driver's license...

People wanting to obtain a new driver's license will have to answer 24 questions while those wanting to extend their license will have to answer 18 questions, the Jakarta Police confirmed after the Daan Mogot Police's psychological test simulation...

 2018-06-22 11:31 

Manila Bulletin

MOA between AFP and UERM to benefit soldier-amputees...

The University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc. (UERMMMCI), and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Health Service Command (AFPHSC) recently formalized a partnership through a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that will benefit ...

 2018-06-22 11:25 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

No telescope needed to see Saturn on June 27...

Saturn, with its remarkable rings, will be visible to the naked eye on June 27 and astronomers are urging people to have a look....

 2018-06-22 11:25 

Jakarta Post

Messi feels pain as World Cup dream turns to nightmare...

Lionel Messi sloped off down the tunnel in Nizhny Novgorod with his head bowed, knowing Argentina face the humiliation of a group-stage exit at the World Cup in Russia....

 2018-06-22 11:25 

Jakarta Post

Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents...

Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three internal company documents and seven ...

 2018-06-22 11:20 

Manila Bulletin

We have existing circulars and protocols on bullying — DepEd...

Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Friday said that the Department of Education (DepEd) has been continuously addressing cases of bullying and other forms of child abuse in schools and reiterated the department's commitment to promote a "child-...

 2018-06-22 11:18 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit rebounds to close slightly higher against US dollar...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — The ringgit rebounded to close slightly higher against the US dollar today, as the greenback retreated from an 11-month high on profit taking after a recent rally, dealers said. At 6pm, the ringgit was quoted at 4.0010/0040.....

 2018-06-22 11:14 

Malay Mail Online

Hamilton gets new engine but Mercedes won't say which one...

LE CASTELLET, June 22 Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and other drivers using Mercedes power units started French Grand Prix practice with new engines today but the German manufacturer kept a lid on the details. The latest......

 2018-06-22 11:13 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Cabinet finalised, 28 ministers total...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reportedly submitted a list of 15 additional Cabinet ministers to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. English portal Malaysiakini quoted government sources as saying that the list was......

 2018-06-22 11:10 

Malay Mail Online

Japan climb to sixth in Fifa women's rankings, US stay top...

NEW YORK, June 22 Japan has climbed to the sixth spot in the Fifa's world ranking of the women's teams after being crowned champions of the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup, while the United States retains the top spot. Japan defeated Australia 1-0 ...

 2018-06-22 11:09 

Malay Mail Online

Dewan Rakyat Speaker narrowed down to two names?...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — The media-speculated race for the post of Dewan Rakyat Speaker seems to have narrowed down to just two candidates after social activist Datuk S. Ambiga spiked speculation she was on the shortlist. "I am not a candidate......

 2018-06-22 11:08 

Manila Bulletin

Prosecution insists on testimony of Czech Ambassador in Vitangcol case...

The prosecution is hoping that the Sandiganbayan Third Division would change its mind and let its witness testify in the case against former Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 General Manager Al Sanchez Vitangcol III, even if it be done via real-time video c...

 2018-06-22 11:07 

Malay Mail Online

Feline fortune-teller Achilles backs Brazil to beat Costa Rica...

SAINT PETERSBURG, June 22 Brazil might have made a slow start to their World Cup campaign but things are looking up, with feline fortune-teller Achilles predicting a win against Costa Rica hours before kick off in St Petersburg today. Five-times......

 2018-06-22 11:04 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia snaps nine-session losing run, other SE Asian shares subdued...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued today as investors assessed the likely fallout of US-China trade tensions on corporate results, while Malaysia snapped nine sessions of losses led by gains in financial and energy......

 2018-06-22 11:04 

Manila Bulletin

Congressmen not buying police claims over Argoncillo death...

Congressmen who authored the proposed congressional inquiry into the death of Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo are not buying police claims that the arrested street loiterer was killed by fellow detainees in a Quezon City police station detention cell....

 2018-06-22 11:04 

Malay Mail Online

Gobind says will meet Astro reps next week over service...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today he would meet Astro representatives next week to discuss public complaints on the pay-TV service. The meeting would take place at his office, he tweeted in......

 2018-06-22 11:03 

Malay Mail Online

Koreas agree to hold reunions for war-separated families in August...

SEOUL, June 22 — North and South Korea agreed today to resume reunions for families separated by the Korean War in August — the first such meetings since 2015 and the latest step in a remarkable diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. Millions of......

 2018-06-22 11:03 

Malay Mail Online

Guan Eng: France pursuing Scorpene corruption scandal...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today met French Ambassador Frdric Laplanche who disclosed that the French judicial system is pursuing the 1 billion (RM4.66 billion) Scorpene submarine corruption scandal. This,......

 2018-06-22 11:02 

Jakarta Post

Intel CEO resigns after probe of relationship with employee...

Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after an investigation found he had a consensual relationship with an employee in breach of company policy....

 2018-06-22 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Ex-actress, partner fall in anti-drugs operation in Pampanga...

Chief Superintendent Amador Corpus, regional director of Central Luzon Police Reigonal office (PRO-3), identified the suspects as Michelle Comstock alias Tisay and Bridgette De Joya, a former sexy actress, and her live-in partner Bong Guevarra, 42, of Nor...

 2018-06-22 10:59 

Jakarta Post

Mbappe savours 'dream come true' as France reach World Cup last 16...

Kylian Mbappe said that playing at a World Cup was...

 2018-06-22 10:58 

Bangkok Post

Two Koreas agree to family reunions...

SEOUL: North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War in August as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis....

 2018-06-22 10:57 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Bedridden 5-year-old girl with ALS needs help from public...

The Nong Khai governor on Thursday visited a bed-ridden five-year-old girl after learning that she is left under the care of her 69-year-old grandmother....

 2018-06-22 10:56 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysian MMA fighter Ev Ting hustling every day to achieve his dreams...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 Way before strutting his stuff in ONE Championship's cage, Malaysia Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Ev Ting did not have the more comfortable life he lives in now. Instead, the New Zealand-based fighter was slugging it......

 2018-06-22 10:56 

Manila Bulletin

Sen. Pimentel slams PDEA's mandatory drug testing of students as 'pointless'...

Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel hit the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday for its plan to subject students as young as those in Grade 4 to a mandatory drug test....

 2018-06-22 10:55 

Malay Mail Online

Congo's Bemba to return home after acquittal as vote looms...

KINSHASA, June 22 — Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba will go home next month, a party official said, after the political heavyweight's acquittal of war crimes convictions delivered an unexpected twist to this....

 2018-06-22 10:53 

Jakarta Post

China to build railway into Nepal - China Daily...

China will build a railway connecting the western region of Tibet with Nepal, the China Daily reported on Friday, one of several bilateral deals signed during Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli's visit to Beijing....

 2018-06-22 10:52 

Malay Mail Online

Years & Years release 'Palo Santo' title track (VIDEO)...

LONDON, June 22 — Years & Years have unveiled a haunting ballad that will serve as the title track to their upcoming album Palo Santo, while launching ticket sales for their tour in support of the album. Singer Olly Alexander offers a soulful......

 2018-06-22 10:49 

Manila Bulletin

Senate to hear TRAIN's impact on poor in Mindanao next month...

The Senate will continue in July its inquiry on the impact of the government's tax reform program to know whether or not agencies have indeed given out subsidies to poor families....

 2018-06-22 10:46 

Manila Bulletin

Law enforcement authorities should come up with crime maps — Gordon...

Senator Richard Gordon on Friday said law enforcement authorities should come up with crime maps to better identify the areas where there are higher chances of real criminals loitering if they are to insist on enforcing President Rodrigo Duterte's cam...

 2018-06-22 10:45 

Bangkok Post

Endless turmoil leaves Messi in disarray...

MOSCOW: The 2014 World Cup final in Brazil was supposed to be Lionel Messi's crowning moment, the chance for him to take his place alongside Diego Maradona in Argentina's pantheon of heroes....

 2018-06-22 10:45 

Bangkok Post

Prince William on historic trip to Israel, West Bank...

JERUSALEM - Prince William will next week become the first member of Britain's royal family ever to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories....

 2018-06-22 10:43 

Manila Bulletin

DOH-Calabarzon provides health assistance through MAIP program...

The Department of Health- Calabarzon bared that it has provided health assistance to 12,658 individuals in the region in 2017, through the Medical Assistance for Indigent Patients (MAIP) program of the DOH....

 2018-06-22 10:43 

Malay Mail Online

Ambiga says not interested in heading EC...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — Former Bersih 2.0 chair Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan today said she had no interest in becoming the new Election Commission (EC) chief. When asked about electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0's suggestion that she was qualified to......

 2018-06-22 10:42 

Jakarta Post

Unilever Indonesia sells spreads businesses...

Publicly listed consumer goods manufacturer PT Unilever Indonesia agreed to sell its food spreads businesses to KKR & Co. during a shareholders meeting on Thursday. The buyout is worth a reported Rp 2.92 trillion (US$ 210 million)....

 2018-06-22 10:39 

Malay Mail Online

Demi Lovato reveals new track 'Sober' (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, June 22 — Demi Lovato reveals a relapse in her sobriety in the new track Sober, leading to an outpouring of support on social media. The US pop singer revealed her new track with a tweet that reads, "My truth..." and a preview o...

 2018-06-22 10:35 

Malay Mail Online

Fenerbahce name PSV coach Cocu as new boss...

ANKARA, June 22 Fenerbahce have appointed former PSV Eindhoven manager Philip Cocu as their new coach on a three-year deal after parting ways with Aykut Kocaman earlier this week, the Turkish club said today. In a statement on Fenerbahce's......

 2018-06-22 10:32 

Malay Mail Online

Nigerian intelligence arrests two IS 'commanders'...

ABUJA, June 22 — Nigeria's secret police says it has arrested two suspected commanders of a Boko Haram splinter group for allegedly plotting to carry out violent attacks in the country. The Department of State Services (DSS) said in a statement....

 2018-06-22 10:32 

The Strait Times

Football: Diego Simeone rants about 'lost' Argentina and gaffe-prone goalkeeper Willy Caballero in leaked audio...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD (REUTERS) - Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said Argentina look lost and have no leadership after the 3-0 loss to Croatia which left them on the verge of a disastrous early exit from the World Cup, in an audio message leaked to Spanish...

 2018-06-22 10:31 

Manila Bulletin

Audit report prepared by COA for TRB indicates possible fraud...

An audit report prepared by the Commission on Audit for the Toll Regulatory Board has indicated a possible fraud in the collection of toll charges and concession fees from commercial establishments operating on expressways in the country....

 2018-06-22 10:24 

ABS-CBN

Dutch envoy: Rule of law is 'critical for survival'...

MANILA - Dutch Ambassador to the Philippines Marion Derkx said international law is a "critical" tool to ensure the survival of small countries like the Philippines and The Netherlands....

 2018-06-22 10:19 

Manila Bulletin

Family of 'Tisoy' believes cops are liable, Argoncillo jailed to fill up quota...

Despite the presentation of suspects, family members of Genesis Argoncillo alias 'Tisoy' still believes that policemen are also liable for his death, claiming he was only jailed to fill up a "quota."...

 2018-06-22 10:19 

Malay Mail Online

EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts...

BRUSSELS, June 22 — The European Union slapped revenge tariffs on iconic US products including bourbon, jeans and motorcycles today in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump. The tariffs, which took effect at midnight (2200......

 2018-06-22 10:19 

Vietnam News

North and South Korea discuss reunion meetings for divided families...

Delegations from North and South Korea met on Friday for talks to arrange the first reunions in about three years for families separated by the Korean War, with the Red Cross paving the way....

 2018-06-22 10:16 

The Strait Times

A week's jail for cabby whose rash driving caused a collision...

SINGAPORE - Taxi driver N. Prama Kumar was overtaking a car when its driver sounded his horn. Unhappy at the move, he cut into the path of the car and jammed his brakes, causing the vehicle to hit his cab.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-22 10:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Congo opposition leader Bemba expected home in July...

Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were quashed last month, is expected to return to Congo next month for ......

 2018-06-22 10:14 

Malay Mail Online

Britain's Prince William on historic trip to Israel and West Bank...

JERUSALEM, June 22 — Prince William will next week become the first member of Britain's royal family ever to pay an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories. Britain governed the region under a League of Nations mandate for....

 2018-06-22 10:14 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Mother cries foul after teacher humiliates son over unpaid school fee...

A mother has cried foul after her young son was humiliated by a teacher who put a note on his shirt that he owed Bt700 for the school fee....

 2018-06-22 10:11 

Channel NewsAsia

US medical device firm electroCore IPO price set at US$15 per share...

(This version of the story has been refiled to correct company designation to electroCore Inc from electroCore Llc in first paragraph) By Tamara ......

 2018-06-22 10:10 

Vietnam News

Powerful 6.1-magnitude quake strikes Vanuatu: USGS...

A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Friday, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued....

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