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 2019-09-17 04:58 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Asian shares weaker after spike in crude oil rattles market...

BANGKOK Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing plant caused crude prices to soar, prompting selling of airlines and other fuel-dependent industries. The U.S. and international benchmarks fo...

 2019-09-17 04:57 

The Strait Times

S'pore's divers are two years away from challenging for SEA Games golds, says national coach Li Peng...

SINGAPORE - In the nine years since the sport of diving was revived here, the Republic's divers have won medals at the SEA Games, qualified for the Asiad and Commonwealth Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 04:53 

Philippine Star

ASF outbreak confirmed in areas of Bulacan, Rizal...

The number of hog deaths from African swine fever in Rizal and Bulacan may be considered outbreaks, but Agriculture Secretary William Dar emphasized that there is no ASF epidemic nationwide. by Catherine Talavera...

 2019-09-17 04:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Haze crisis: Life goes on for Sri Aman residents...
 2019-09-17 04:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Raise your game June Wei...
 2019-09-17 04:45 

Tech in Asia

Can robot waiters plug labor shortfall in China?...

Being a waiter is a top source of employment in China, but never a top career choice....

 2019-09-17 04:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'World's Happiest Hedgehog' has 1.5 million Instagram followers...
 2019-09-17 04:44 

The Strait Times

Singtel among world's top 100 most diverse, inclusive workplaces: Refinitiv...

SINGAPORE - Singtel is the only company from Singapore to make the global top 100 in the latest diversity and inclusion (D&I) index by financial markets data provider Refinitiv.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 04:34 

Bangkok Post

Car sales down in August, overall sales up...

Vehicle sales contracted in August for the third month in a row, largely on rejection of car loan applications under new guidelines, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) reported on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 04:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hong Kong MTR train derails during rush hour; three hurt...
 2019-09-17 04:32 

Manila Bulletin

Sandiganbayan orders preventive suspension of Bogo City treasurer...

The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has ordered the 90-day suspension pedente lite of Bogo City Treasurer Julio Ursonal Jr. of Cebu due to his pending graft charges involving the reported irregular disbursement of P20 million to the Bogo Municipal Employees ...

 2019-09-17 04:30 

The Strait Times

'Just because you're an actor, you think you can be arrogant?' Woman scolds actor Tay Ping Hui...

Tay Ping Hui kept his peace for an hour, before he got fed up, and sternly reminded a woman to shut up.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 04:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lee Lam Thye: NIOSH is my second home...
 2019-09-17 04:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Flu blow to PJ City's q-finals hope...
 2019-09-17 04:27 

The Strait Times

Israel votes in second general election this year...

TEL AVIV (DPA) - Israelis began voting on Tuesday (Sept 17) in an unprecedented second general election in just over five months, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu making another attempt at extending his premiership.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 04:25 

Manila Bulletin

Solon wants drug lords sent to West Philippine Sea...

ACT-CIS party-list representative Nia Taduran has proposed that all drug lords be sent to the West Philippine Sea (WPS) where they will serve the rest of their jail sentence and help strengthen the country's claim on the disputed islands there....

 2019-09-17 04:22 

Manila Bulletin

Peatlands fire in Agusan del Sur under control...

BUNAWAN, Agusan del Sur Government authorities on Monday declared that the peatlands fire near the Agusan Marsh in Agusan del Sur province is already under control....

 2019-09-17 04:22 

Manila Bulletin

Army gets new patrol cars, computers...

The Philippine Army has received eight patrol cars, six laptops, two desktops with printers and one Uninterrupted Power Supply from the Armed Forces and Police Mutual Benefit Association, Inc. (AFPMBAI) which will help boost its capabilities....

 2019-09-17 04:20 

Manila Bulletin

Surprise rescue of Jamaica coral reefs shows nature can heal...

By the Associated Press OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass m...

 2019-09-17 04:13 

Manila Bulletin

The Bollywood dream factory in Mumbai's slums...

By Agence France-Presse In a windowless attic in Dharavi in Mumbai, one of Asia's biggest slums, some are looking to become a Bollywood star — or at least get a bit part. It is in this studio, accessible via a narrow ladder and rope, that larger...

 2019-09-17 04:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: 'Sangkar' bags RM10.3mil in 2 weeks...
 2019-09-17 04:12 

Manila Bulletin

Northern Mindanao dominates domestic trade with 1.93 million tons in traded commodities...

DAVAO CITY The five provinces of Northern Mindanao dominated domestic trade in the second quarter of 2019, registering 1.93 million tons in traded commodities, the highest in the country, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)....

 2019-09-17 04:11 

Channel NewsAsia

All schools in Port Dickson suspended as air quality worsens...

SEREMBAN: All schools in Port Dickson were suspended after the Air Pollutant Index (API) in the district exceeded the 200 mark. As of 8am on ......

 2019-09-17 04:10 

The Strait Times

Saudi oil shock unites China with Asia rivals worried about war...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - If anything could distract Asia's top powers from sparring over disputed territory and crimes committed during World War II, it's the need for cheap oil.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 04:10 

Bangkok Post

Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands on Tuesday confirmed it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, and observers say other Pacific nations may soon follow....

 2019-09-17 04:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Time ticking for Pochettino's Tottenham to prove they are winners...

LONDON: Tottenham's improbable rollercoaster run to the club's first ever Champions League final last season has masked a steady decline in ......

 2019-09-17 04:09 

Manila Bulletin

Covenant to end local communist armed conflict inked...

BUTUAN CITY A covenant to end local communist armed conflict (ELCAC) was inked during the country's first barangay summit conducted by the Regional Task Force for ELCAC here last week....

 2019-09-17 04:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Azrinaz and husband welcome baby girl...
 2019-09-17 04:01 

Malay Mail Online

Police nab two after elderly woman shot dead by stray bullet in botched JB robbery...

JOHOR BARU, Sept 17 — A man and a woman have been arrested and a revolver seized in connection with a botched armed robbery attempt where a senior citizen was killed in Kangkar Tebrau four days ago. A special team from the state police serious......

 2019-09-17 04:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Focus on public transport instead'...
 2019-09-17 04:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Looks like haze won't end soon...
 2019-09-17 04:00 

Malay Mail Online

Vegetarian diets not always the most climate-friendly, researchers say...

ROME, Sept 17 — It may be possible to help tackle climate change while still munching on the occasional bacon sandwich or slurping a few oysters, a new study suggested today. Scientists found that diets in which meat, fish or dairy products were......

 2019-09-17 03:59 

Philippine Star

Forest Hills makes move at home; Sta. Elena stays ahead...

Forest Hills cashed in on its local knowledge and came away with victories in Classes A and C even as Sta. Elena hung on to the overall lead with a runner-up finish in Class B after the penultimate leg of the 2019 Champion WGAP Circuit....

 2019-09-17 03:57 

Philippine Star

Robredo: Focus on implementors of GCTA, not on implementing rules...

At the sidelines of the Senate hearing for Office of the Vice President's budget on Monday, Robredo noted Senate inquiries into GCTA revealed allegations of corruption....

 2019-09-17 03:55 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong police refutes lawmaker's accusations of brutality at United Nations...

HONG KONG (XINHUA) - The Hong Kong police on Tuesday (Sept 17) refuted accusations made by a member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo) at the Human Rights Council of United Nations (UNHRC) regarding the police's law enforcement operations ...

 2019-09-17 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby - May happy to put red-hot scoring form on back-burner for wins...

England winger Jonny May is willing to have zero in the tries column next to his name if it gets his team closer to a second World Cup triumph in ......

 2019-09-17 03:54 

Tech in Asia

Grab, Heineken announce strategic partnership in Southeast Asia...

Customers can now have Heineken products delivered to their doorsteps via GrabFood....

 2019-09-17 03:53 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore's average daily forex trading volume hit new high of US$633b in April 2019...

SINGAPORE, Sept 17 — Singapore's average daily foreign exchange (FX) trading volume reached a new high of US$633 billion (RM2.64 trillion) in April 2019, up 22 per cent from US$517 billion in April 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)...

 2019-09-17 03:53 

The Strait Times

A $62b bet on Modi's India is rapidly unwinding...

MUMBAI (BLOOMBERG) - Global investors are starting to fall out of love with Narendra Modi.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 03:52 

Malay Mail Online

Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions...

HONG KONG, Sept 17 — Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said today she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end. Lam,......

 2019-09-17 03:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

R.E financing fuels RM16 bil target...
 2019-09-17 03:49 

Manila Bulletin

Bishops support calls for Mary Jane Veloso to testify against her recruiters...

The Commission on the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines joined calls for Mary Jane Veloso to be allowed to testify against her recruiters....

 2019-09-17 03:47 

Tech in Asia

Hyundai, Kia Motors to buy stake in India's Ola Electric...

The carmakers have approached India's antitrust body to get approval for the deal....

 2019-09-17 03:47 

The Strait Times

Haze shuts 298 schools in Sarawak, 128,291 students affected...

MIRI (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The haze situation has worsened in Sarawak, forcing 298 schools in eight districts to shut down on Tuesday morning (Sept 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 03:47 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa marginally higher at mid-morning...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Bursa Malaysia remained marginally higher on continued buying interest seen in selected oil and gas (O&G) linked companies, led by Petronas Dagangan. At 11.15am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 0.95......

 2019-09-17 03:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's US$7 billion pledge...

An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the US$7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the ......

 2019-09-17 03:45 

Bangkok Post

Hong Kong leader to hold dialogue aimed at easing tensions...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week, while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city over three months of protests must end....

 2019-09-17 03:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Second Tsui Wah Singapore outlet opens at Orchard Road...

You can get your fix of the Hong Kong eatery's famous milk tea and crispy bun with condensed milk at The Heeren....

 2019-09-17 03:42 

Malay Mail Online

Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour...

HONG KONG, Sept 17 — A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong today leaving three people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed three carriages had left the tracks and were zigzagged across the rails......

 2019-09-17 03:40 

Philippine Star

'Saturday Night Live' fires comedian over racist Chinese slur...

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