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 2017-03-23 16:13 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Military to transfer military cache suspects to police... +

Deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Ransibhramanakul on Thursday said the military would hand over nine suspects allegedly involved in the recent weapons raid in Pathum Thani to the police on Friday....

 2017-03-23 16:12 

Malay Mail Online

Kutipan tol elektronik sepenuhnya di semua tol Plus mulai 26 April... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Mac PLUS Malaysia Berhad (Plus) akan melaksanakan sistem kutipan tol secara elektronik sepenuhnya di semua lebuh raya kendaliannya mulai 26 April ini.Pengarah Urusannya | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-03-23 16:07 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Australian sentenced for girlfriend's jet-ski death in Phuket... +

An Australian man, whose partner was killed in a tragic jet-ski accident in Phuket last month, is free to return home after his trial ended earlier Thursday....

 2017-03-23 16:04 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Committee to spend one month promoting power plants in South... +

A government-appointed committee plans to spend only one month promoting public understanding of planned power plants in the South....

 2017-03-23 16:00 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia remains above 1,750 at mid-afteroon... +

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 Bargain-hunting activities helped Bursa Malaysia to stay above the 1,750 level at mid-afternoon today, supported by gains in key heavyweights.At 3pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at...

 2017-03-23 16:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

'What a mad world' says minister who tried to save wounded officer in parliament... +

LONDON - The government minister who tried to resuscitate a police officer stabbed to death in the attack on Britain's parliament described the incident on Thursday, saying "what a mad world." Tobias Ellwood, 50, a junior minister in the......

 2017-03-23 16:00 

Viet Nam News

Obstacles hinder automated petrol stations... +

All 2,400 gas stations owned by the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) are designed to accommodate cash free purchases, and can switch to automated pay at the pump model tonbsp; help reduce labour cost, specially late at night, said Bi Ngc Bo, ...

 2017-03-23 15:57 

Malay Mail Online

Teen from deadly highway crash to be charged with driving intoxicated... +

GEORGE TOWN, March 23 The 19-year-old who allegedly drove the wrong way on the North-South Expressway (PLUS) and caused a fatal accident last week will be charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant tomorrow.This will be the...

 2017-03-23 15:51 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Seven arrests over British parliament terror attack: police... +

LONDON - Seven people have been arrested including in London and Birmingham over Wednesday's terror attack at the British parliament, the police said on Thursday, revising down the number of victims to three people....

 2017-03-23 15:50 

Malay Mail Online

Emirates to let travellers keep laptops, tablets until boarding... +

LONDON, March 23 Emirates aims to let passengers take their laptops past security gates at Dubai International Airport and collect the devices only before boarding as the worlds largest international carrier seeks to minimise the impact of...

 2017-03-23 15:48 

Malay Mail Online

Mustapa: Malaysia remains open on TPP... +

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 Malaysia is still keeping its options open on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as 10 of its signatories met in Chile last week, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.It is...

 2017-03-23 15:46 

Malay Mail Online

British MPs to return to Westminster after attack (VIDEO)... +

LONDON, March 23 British MPs were preparing to return to parliament today after a lightning attack attributed by police to Islamist-related terrorism, which saw five people killed and 40 wounded.The attack unfolded yesterday across...

 2017-03-23 15:45 

Malay Mail Online

Watch Nia Long, Eva Longoria and Demi Moore in new Empire trailer (VIDEO)... +

LOS ANGELES, March 23 A new trailer for the return of the Fox hit Empire offers a look at the characters played by Eva Longoria, Nia Long, Demi Moore and Phylicia Rashad.Season three resumes the story of the Lyon family, and the battle for...

 2017-03-23 15:45 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Beer market to be featured at Artbox Singapore... +

SINGAPORE - A third-floor rooftop atop a shipping container where one can take in an aerial view of the event. Three hundred vendors. Five thousand fairy lights spanning 3km, and artwork crafted on 200 pieces of sheet metal. And, perhaps most exciting for...

 2017-03-23 15:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Westminster attack: Assailant identified as Khalid Masood... +

He had a range of previous convictions for assaults, including grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences, police said....

 2017-03-23 15:42 

Malay Mail Online

Westbrook nets ‘perfect’ triple double in Thunder’s NBA win... +

WASHINGTON, March 23 NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook unleashed his 35th triple double of the season yesterday, making NBA history and powering the Oklahoma City Thunder over visiting Philadelphia 122-97.Westbrook went a perfect 6-for-6...

 2017-03-23 15:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Low-tech London attack is 'new norm', experts say... +

A man with a car, a knife and murderous intent - the London attack shows the "new norm" of low-tech terror, experts say....

 2017-03-23 15:41 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Elephant foundation rakes in Bt44 million in donations... +

The Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation have received about Bt44 million in public donations after its founder Soraida Salwala announced that the organisation was struggling due to inadequate funding....

 2017-03-23 15:41 

Malay Mail Online

Salvage of South Korea’s Sewol ferry: The facts... +

SEOUL, March 23 South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry emerged from the waters today, nearly three years after it sank with the loss of more than 300 lives in one of the country's worst maritime disasters.The painstaking job of lifting the...

 2017-03-23 15:41 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Prayut joins clean-up of mosquitoes at Government House... +

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha took part in an effort to get rid of mosquito breeding grounds at Government House on Wednesday....

 2017-03-23 15:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Disney extends CEO Iger's contract by a year to July 2019... +

Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it extended Chief Executive Bob Iger's term by a year to July 2, 2019 and said he would serve as a consultant for three years after that....

 2017-03-23 15:40 

Channel NewsAsia

State Dept. to approve Keystone pipeline permit: Politico... +

The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to Politico....

 2017-03-23 15:40 

Channel NewsAsia

#WeAreNotAfraid, Londoners declare after Westminster attack... +

In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack at Westminster, social media users banded together to show their support for those affected by the tragedy....

 2017-03-23 15:38 

The Strait Times

Football: Jonas Olsson says goodbye to West Brom for Sweden's Djurgardens IF... +

ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Defender Jonas Olsson has left West Bromwich Albion for Sweden's Djurgardens IF, the English Premier League club said on Thursday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-23 15:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Yu header boosts China's slim World Cup hopes... +

China beat South Korea 1-0 on Thursday to keep alive their slim hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup with only their second ever win over their Asian rivals....

 2017-03-23 15:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Bosnian, Croatian police break up migrant-smuggling ring... +

Bosnian and Croatian police said on Thursday they had arrested 13 people suspected of smuggling at least 100 migrants from Turkey into the European Union....

 2017-03-23 15:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel arrests Jewish teen over anti-Semitic threats in US, elsewhere... +

Israel arrested on Thursday a Jewish teenager accused of making dozens of anti-Semitic bomb threats in the United States and elsewhere, and one to a major airline, following a wide-ranging investigation involving the FBI....

 2017-03-23 15:27 

Malay Mail Online

An appropriate baseline in quality and quantity of training Dr Schee Jie Ping... +

MARCH 23 As a relatively junior medical officer, I started my housemanship training in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu in July 2013 and completed the training in July 2015. Not so much of the during my time generation.Just two...

 2017-03-23 15:27 

Jakarta Post

State financing firm SMI's net income surges to Rp 1.21t... +

State infrastructure financing firm Sarana PT Multi Infrastruktur (PT SMI) booked revenue of Rp 2.32 trillion (US$174 million) in 2016, an increase from the previous years figure of Rp 744 billion....

 2017-03-23 15:26 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Spain identifies female victim of London attack... +

LONDON The Spanish Foreign Ministry has identified a British national whose mother is Spanish as one of the people killed in the London attack. A spokesman said that Spanish consular officials have made contact with Ms Aysha Frade's relatives in Spain's....

 2017-03-23 15:25 

Jakarta Post

Teenager in Bekasi lived with her alleged abusers... +

A 16-year-old vocational high school student in Bekasi, West Java, reportedly endured years of sexual abuse inflicted by an uncle and cousin....

 2017-03-23 15:20 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Academics concerned over rule to allow untrained assistant teachers... +

Academics have expressed concerns about the governments move to allow people without teaching licences to apply for assistant teacher posts....

 2017-03-23 15:19 

The Strait Times

Mosul parents sedate children with drugs and tape mouths shut, fearing discovery by ISIS - aid groups... +

LONDON (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - Terrified Iraqi families fleeing fierce fighting in Mosul are drugging their children with sedatives or taping their mouths shut to prevent their cries alerting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants as they...

 2017-03-23 15:16 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

EC member surrenders his fate to NLA... +

Election Commission (EC) member Somchai Srisuthiyakorn said current EC members could be dismissed based on the new constitution and organic law governing the commission....

 2017-03-23 15:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Heavy car means crash diet for Force India's Perez... +

Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has been on a crash diet ahead of Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix after Force India asked him to shed some kilos to compensate for an overweight car....

 2017-03-23 15:14 

Malay Mail Online

Hollande says French suspect likely involved in attempted Antwerp attack... +

PARIS, March 23 French President Francois Hollande said today that a French national appeared to have been involved in a suspected, attempted attack in the Belgium city of Antwerp.It seemed to involve a French national, with possibly a...

 2017-03-23 15:13 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Somchai proposes commissioners to prevent poll fraud... +

The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday discussed with the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) the pros and cons of provincial election inspectors, proposed by the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC), suggesting provincial commissioners were more econ...

 2017-03-23 15:11 

The Strait Times

Construction worker killed at worksite near Changi Airport... +

SINGAPORE- A construction worker was killed after he was hit by a steel plate at a worksite near Changi Airport on Wednesday (Mar 22).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-23 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's Maggi says police exaggerated report on meat industry probe... +

Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Thursday that 5,000 containers of Brazilian meat are currently being shipped to markets but most do not come from investigated meatpackers and are expected to reach their buyers....

 2017-03-23 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

RBS says to close more than 150 bank branches in Britain... +

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close more than 150 bank branches in Britain and cut hundreds of jobs, the state-backed lender said on Thursday....

 2017-03-23 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Birmingham locals shocked by London attack link... +

In the well-heeled district of Edgbaston, residents are struggling to understand how their cricket-loving corner of Britain's second city Birmingham could be linked to the terror attack in London....

 2017-03-23 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Nepal PM to support new Silk Road during China visit... +

Nepal's prime minister is set to throw his support behind Beijing's initiative to build a modern-day Silk Road across Asia during a six day trip to China starting on Thursday, in a move that could upset traditional regional powerhouse India....

 2017-03-23 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Scotland's Hogg named Six Nations player of championship... +

Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg was named Six Nations player of the championship on Thursday for the second year in a row....

 2017-03-23 15:06 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Phang Nga orders crackdown after 50 per cent of large hotels and resorts lack wastewater treatment... +

Phang Nga Governor Phakkhapong Thawiphat on Thursday instructed Tambon Khuekkhak Municipality to crack down on resorts and hotels releasing untreated wastewater into ditches that eventually drained into the sea at the popular Khao Lak Beach....

 2017-03-23 15:03 

The Strait Times

London attacks: Utah man killed, wife injured, relative says... +

NEW YORK (REUTERS) -A Utah man was killed and his wife badly injured during Wednesdays attack near the British parliament in London, a relative and a spokesman from the couples church said on Thursday (March 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-03-23 15:02 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Sudarat files suit over Dhammakaya poem... +

Former Pheu Thai executive Sudarat Keyurapan on Thursday filed a complaint with police against a Facebook user who posted a poem linking her religious activities to the controversial Dhammakaya Temple....

 2017-03-23 15:00 

Viet Nam News

PV Power to launch IPO this year... +

Electricity producer PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power)nbsp;plans to hold its first initial public offering (IPO) and seek strategic partners this year, PV Powers representative shared withnbsp;Vneconomy.vn....

 2017-03-23 14:58 

Malay Mail Online

Veterinary Dept: No new H5N1 locations and infections detected... +

PUTRAJAYA, March 23 The Veterinary Services Department today announced that there were no new locations detected positive for H5N1 or the bird flu and no new infections detected over a five-day period until March 22.In a statement today,...

 2017-03-23 14:55 

Malay Mail Online

Top golfers McIlroy, Spieth upset at WGC Match Play... +

MIAMI, March 23 Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth suffered upset defeats as the underdogs bared their teeth on the opening day of the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play yesterday.McIlroy9;s quest to regain his match play crown was dealt...

 2017-03-23 14:52 

Malay Mail Online

Minister: Malaysia a major beneficiary of openness, globalisation... +

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 Malaysia has been a major beneficiary of openness and globalisation, and as a result its trade-to-gross domestic product ratio increased to 160 per cent, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa...

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