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 2017-04-30 09:02 

Malay Mail Online

Hungarys Orban defiant on education law despite allies concerns... +

BRUSSELS, April 30 Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban insisted yesterday that no agreement had been reached over a controversial higher education law that could close down a Budapest university founded by US billionaire George Soros.His...

 2017-04-30 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Kido to acquire Vocarimexs controlling stakes... +

Foodstuff producer Kido Group (KDC) has decided to acquire major stakes in Vietnam Vegetable Oil Industry Corporation (Vocarimex) in a deal worth nearly VN1 trillion (US$44 million)....

 2017-04-30 08:56 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia, Indonesia resolve to counter latest threat to palm oil... +

MANILA, April 30 Malaysia, Indonesia, as well as and Thailand will be involved in efforts to combat the latest threat to the palm oil industry as the European Parliament has linked it to deforestation.Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak...

 2017-04-30 08:45 

The Strait Times

Malaysia boys drown in stream during leadership course for students... +

KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A leadership programme at an idyllic resort for 120 students in Malaysia went horribly wrong when three schoolboys drowned while trekking along a man-made stream in the area.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-04-30 08:40 

Malay Mail Online

Experience the sommer lekker spirit at South Africas Hout Bay... +

CAPE TOWN, April 30 Travel in South Africa and you may just hear the phrase Sommer lekker! bandied about. Roughly translated from Afrikaans as Just great! or Just delicious!, this exclamation is part of the local joie de...

 2017-04-30 08:33 

The Strait Times

US Marines back in Helmand as Afghanistan 'stalemate' continues... +

CAMP SHORAB, Afghanistan (REUTERS) - The United States Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taleban, to help train Afghan forces struggling to contain the insur...

 2017-04-30 08:32 

Manila Bulletin

Solon urges passage of expanded maternity leave bill... +

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Sunday urged the House of Representatives to pass the expanded maternity leave bill for married and unmarried female workers as she assures that the measure would help spur the countrys economy....

 2017-04-30 08:31 

Malay Mail Online

Ritz Paris to go vegan for Wellness month’... +

PARIS, April 30 Trendy vegan eatery Maisie Caf is set to take up a temporary residence at the iconic Ritz Paris, as part of the luxury hotel's Wellness month.The juice bar and eatery a favourite among fashionistas was...

 2017-04-30 08:26 

Manila Bulletin

Bill to grant night differential pay to govt employees pushed... +

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is pushing for the passage of a bill that grants night shift differential pay to government employees, including employees of government-owned or controlled corporations....

 2017-04-30 08:16 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Trump: 'very productive' 100 days in office, 'great battles' ahead... +

HARRISBURG, United States - Donald Trump on Saturday hailed his "very productive" first 100 days as America's president and told a cheering crowd of supporters "great battles" lay ahead....

 2017-04-30 08:16 

Bangkok Post

First Britain-China direct freight train arrives back in China... +

YIWU, CHINA - The first freight train to run from Britain to China arrived in the city of Yiwu in eastern China on Saturday, completing its 12,000-kilometre journey....

 2017-04-30 08:13 

Manila Bulletin

Russia backs Chinas double suspension proposal on Korean Peninsula... +

Russia backs China's proposal on the suspension of missile and nuclear tests by North Korea and of joint military drills by the United States and South Korea at the UN Security Council, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday....

 2017-04-30 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (April 30, 2017)... +

News in and around Metro Manila (April 30, 2017)...

 2017-04-30 08:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Motor racing - Honda to supply engines to Sauber from 2018... +

Honda will supply the Swiss-based Sauber Formula One team with engines from 2018 as well as McLaren in a move that the Japanese manufacturer hopes ......

 2017-04-30 08:06 

Manila Bulletin

Russia, China see diplomacy as only solution of N. Korean crisis: ambassador... +

Russia and China agree that the crisis on the Korean Peninsula could only be resolved through diplomatic settlement and not by a military solution, Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov said....

 2017-04-30 08:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Over ten feared dead in road accident in Puncak, W Java... +

More than ten people are feared dead after a private bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a 15-meter deep ravine in Puncak-Cianjur road located in Ciloto Village, Cipanas Sub-district, West Java, Sunday. The ......

 2017-04-30 08:02 

Manila Bulletin

ASEAN should uphold community spirit: Vietnamese PM... +

ASEAN member states need to uphold their responsibility and the communitys spirit, especially a common stance on international and regional issues, towards increasing the blocs position in the international arena, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc...

 2017-04-30 08:01 

Manila Bulletin

House panel wants to hear MMDA quake plans... +

All of these recent, strong earthquakes in the country have goosed a House Committee into hearing what the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) intends to do in case the Big One strikes....

 2017-04-30 07:51 

Bangkok Post

Trump invites Duterte to visit White House... +

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday invited the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House, embracing an authoritarian leader who is accused of ordering extrajudicial killings of drug dealers and who crudely disparaged M...

 2017-04-30 07:49 

Bangkok Post

Dechapol, Sapsiree lose in Asia Championships final... +

Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai lost to the Chinese world No.2 pair in the title match of the Asia Championships on Sunday....

 2017-04-30 07:46 

Malay Mail Online

Volkswagen freewheels towards greener motoring... +

BERLIN, April 30 VW is getting ready to launch a clever new coasting system that will allow its cars to roll along at highway speeds with the engine shut off to significantly boost fuel economy.Called Coasting 2.0, the technology is...

 2017-04-30 07:44 

Manila Bulletin

AFP, police condemn NPA attacks in Davao... +

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Eastern Mindanao Command and Police Regional Office 11 has condemned in the strongest terms the recent atrocities perpetrated by New Peoples Army (NPA) guerrillas against Lapanday, Macondray and Lorenzo rubber pla...

 2017-04-30 07:43 

Manila Bulletin

20 die in Colombia building collapse... +

Twenty people died in the collapse of a residential building in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena, the mayor said on Twitter Saturday after a two-day rescue operation....

 2017-04-30 07:40 

Bangkok Post

Trump celebrates first 100 days as president... +

HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA - US President Donald Trump hit the road on Saturday to celebrate his first 100 days in the White House with cheering supporters at a campaign-style rally, touting his initial achievements and lashing out at critics....

 2017-04-30 07:38 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Thousands march in Washington to protest Trump climate policies... +

WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands of people marched Saturday from the US Capitol to the White House to show support for climate-change science and protest President Donald Trump's rollbacks of environmental protections....

 2017-04-30 07:37 

Manila Bulletin

Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash... +

A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island's armed forces said....

 2017-04-30 07:36 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash... +

HAVANA - A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island's armed forces said....

 2017-04-30 07:35 

Manila Bulletin

Alleged NPA members attack Madela police; 1 killed, 2 PNP rescued... +

Suspected members of the New Peoples Army (NPA) attacked the Maddela Police Station in Quirino and abducted policemen....

 2017-04-30 07:34 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Boxing: Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic... +

LONDON - Britain's Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic at Wembley on Saturday, taking victory on an 11th round stoppage....

 2017-04-30 07:32 

Manila Bulletin

Pope says Vatican can intervene in Venezuela under clear conditions... +

Pope Francis on Saturday said the Vatican was ready to intervene as a mediator to try and end Venezuela's deadly political crisis under "clear conditions."...

 2017-04-30 07:30 

Malay Mail Online

Guardiola: City badly missed ‘special’ Gabriel Jesus... +

MANCHESTER, April 30 Pep Guardiola suggested Manchester City might have been fighting for the title rather than scrapping for a Champions League place had special Gabriel Jesus been available all season.Jesus, 19, did not complete his...

 2017-04-30 07:25 

Malay Mail Online

Suarez scores twice to keep Barca top, Marcelo strike rescues Real... +

BARCELONA, April 30 Barcelona came through a testing local derby at Espanyol, winning 3-0 to cling to their slender lead at the top of La Liga after rivals Real Madrid had set the challenge by beating Valencia 2-1 in the earlier...

 2017-04-30 07:24 

Malay Mail Online

Palsukan slip gaji, Cuepacs bimbang ramai penjawat awam muflis... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 30 April Lebih 49,000 penjawat awam berdepan risiko menjadi muflis berikutan kegagalan mereka menguruskan hutang pinjaman, kata Presiden Kongres Kesatuan Pekerja Dalam | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-04-30 07:23 

Malay Mail Online

Pope calls for N.Korea negotiations... +

VATICAN CITY, April 30 Pope Francis yesterday called for negotiations to resolve tensions surrounding North Koreas nuclear ambitions.Speaking on board the papal plane on his way back from a two-day visit to Egypt, the pontiff said there...

 2017-04-30 07:20 

Philippine Star

Chinese naval contingent docks at Sasa Wharf... +

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) The three naval vessels of the China Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Task...

 2017-04-30 07:19 

The Strait Times

Australia probes video showing ISIS fighter's son wearing suicide vest... +

SYDNEY (AFP) - Police in Australia said on Sunday (April 30) they were investigating a report that the eight-year-old son of a notorious Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighter was filmed wearing a suicide vest and threatening to kill its nationals...

 2017-04-30 07:18 

Manila Bulletin

Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful shes out there... +

The parents of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter as they mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance....

 2017-04-30 07:17 

Philippine Star

Coppola and 'Godfather' cast reunite at Tribeca Film Fest ... +

NEW YORK Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando....

 2017-04-30 07:16 

Manila Bulletin

Thousands march in Washington to protest Trump climate policies... +

Tens of thousands of people marched Saturday from the US Capitol to the White House to show support for climate-change science and protest President Donald Trump's rollbacks of environmental protections....

 2017-04-30 07:15 

Malay Mail Online

Shops in Brinchang close to protest one-way traffic system... +

IPOH, April 30 More than 40 shops in Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, closed for business yesterday to protest the implementation of a one-way traffic system in the area.Regional Environmental Awareness of Cameron Highlands (Reach) president...

 2017-04-30 07:14 

The Strait Times

Trans-Cab taxi 'explodes' opposite Buona Vista MRT station... +

SINGAPORE - A Trans-Cab taxi exploded on Commonwealth Avenue opposite Buona Vista MRT station on Sunday (April 30) afternoon, The Straits Times understands.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-04-30 07:13 

Manila Bulletin

AFP dismisses ISIS claim on explosion... +

Dismissing the claim by the extremist group ISIS that it was responsible for the explosion in Quiapo as pure propaganda, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Sunday said that the incident was just an isolated case and had nothing to do with the summi...

 2017-04-30 07:10 

Malay Mail Online

Censorship keeping Malaysians in their cocoon, says activist... +

PETALING JAYA, April 30 Banning the screening of documentaries keeps Malaysians inside their cocoons instead of learning more about the world, a local activist has said.Lena Hendry said screenings of human rights documentaries ...

 2017-04-30 07:01 

The Strait Times

Japan warship to escort US supply vessel in Pacific: Reports... +

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan will dispatch its biggest warship since World War II to protect a US supply ship, as tensions mount in the region over North Korea, media reports said on Sunday (April 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-04-30 07:00 

Manila Bulletin

Japan warship to escort US supply vessel in Pacific: media... +

Japan will dispatch its biggest warship since World War II to protect a US supply ship, as tensions mount in the region over North Korea, media reports said on Sunday....

 2017-04-30 07:00 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Davao-Bitung connectivity concrete partnership of BIMP-EAGA: Minister... +

Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi said, the Davao-Bitung connectivity has been a concrete realization of partnership among BIMP-East ASEAN Growth Area (EAGA) member countries. The minister made her statement on the ......

 2017-04-30 07:00 

Philippine Star

Barcelona, Madrid win as Liga title race nears climax... +
 2017-04-30 06:58 

Manila Bulletin

Series of tornadoes in Texas claim lives of 5 people, injure over 50... +

A total of three tornadoes have hit the east part of the US state of Texas, claiming lives of five people, while over 50 were injured, media reported, citing local authorities....

 2017-04-30 06:56 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Five dead, four missing in Magelang flash flood... +

A flash flood hit Sambungrejo Village in Magelang District, Central Java Province, killing five people, and causing four others missing, on Saturday. The search efforts to look for the missing villagers was halted on ......

 2017-04-30 06:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia calls on ASEAN to fight against black campaign on pam oil... +

Indonesia has called on palm oil producers in ASEAN, especially Malaysia and Thailand, to jointly fight against black campaign on palm oil. Indonesias Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi said in Manila, Sunday, the ......

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