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 2017-06-25 19:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Wheelchair bound Afifah's yearly mission, celebrating Raya with the Perlis royals... +

ARAU: Every Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the Arau Palace will be thronged by people from all walks of life from morning until afternoon to celebrate the 1st day of Syawal....

 2017-06-25 19:08 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta Cathedral cancels three morning masses for Idul Fitri prayer... +

The Jakarta Cathedral canceled three morning masses to allow Muslims to perform Ied prayer at the Istiqlal Mosque, which is located just across the street....

 2017-06-25 19:03 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Thai oil tanker arrives in Songkhla after being robbed of diesel in Malaysian waters... +

A Thai oil tanker attacked by pirates on Friday arrived in the southern Songkhla province on Sunday after 1.5 million litres of diesel fuel was stolen, officials said....

 2017-06-25 19:01 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Joy in Sae Kaew as US museum agrees to return stone carving to temple... +

About 100 local villagers attending a ritual to worship supernatural beings at Praasaat Khao Luon in Sa Kaews Ta Phraya district on Sunday were overjoyed to hear that the Khmer temples Thab Lang stone carving piece would be returned from the United States...

 2017-06-25 18:53 

Malay Mail Online

Japan eyes free trade talks with Britain, report says... +

TOKYO, June 25 Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said today.Tokyos moves aim to minimise Brexits impact on Japanese companies as Britain...

 2017-06-25 18:51 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Five killed in gondola accident in Indian Kashmir... +

SRINAGAR - Five people including two children were killed Sunday when a tree fell on a gondola at a ski resort in Indian-administered Kashmir, sending a passenger cabin crashing to the ground....

 2017-06-25 18:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Two estate workers, one a Filipino, killed in a 3-vehicle crash... +

SANDAKAN: Two estate workers were killed in an accident involving three vehicles near Kampung Jaya Bakti at Jalan Sandakan-Beluran here....

 2017-06-25 18:41 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta admin wants fewer unskilled newcomers... +

The Jakarta administration wishes to see a smaller inflow of unskilled newcomers from other regions after the Idul Fitri holidays end, Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat has said, citing overpopulation as one of the reasons....

 2017-06-25 18:23 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak party to field first ever female candidate... +

KUCHING, June 25 Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) will field a woman for the first time in the next general election as recognition of the genders contribution to the party, Tan Sri Dr James Masing said today.Women account for about 50 per...

 2017-06-25 18:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Johor Sultan, royals celebrate Aidilfitri with dignitaries, the community... +

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar and the Johor royal family celebrated Hari Raya Aidilfitri with the people and several dignitaries today....

 2017-06-25 18:14 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Vietnamese-French dissident blogger deported to France... +

PARIS - A Vietnamese dissident blogger with dual French citizenship arrived in Paris on Sunday after he was stripped of his birth nationality by authorities in the one-party state and deported....

 2017-06-25 18:11 

Philippine Star

Japan marks 75 years of Vatican ties with Noh theater show... +

ROME Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Holy See with a performance of ancient traditional Noh theater in Rome....

 2017-06-25 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Lopez beats Cilic in nail-biting Queen's Club final... +
 2017-06-25 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga - USGS... +
 2017-06-25 18:07 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff... +

DUBAI - A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom....

 2017-06-25 18:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Yachting: New Zealand beat USA in race 7 of America's Cup... +
 2017-06-25 18:01 

Jakarta Post

Semarang archbishop visits Idul Fitri revelers, conveys greeting from Vatican... +

Peace and tolerance filled the air of Semarang, the capital city of Central Java, when the city's highest Catholic authorities visited Muslims who were attending an Idul Fitri prayer at Central Java Grand Mosque on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 17:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy to pay up to US$19b to save two troubled banks... +
 2017-06-25 17:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Shabery's 'Despacito Raya' video clip goes viral... +

KUALA LUMPUR: A Youtube video clip, Despacito Raya starring Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has gone viral on social media drawing about 2,400 views....

 2017-06-25 17:55 

Malay Mail Online

Swansea will reap benefits of full pre-season, says Clement... +

LONDON, June 25 Swansea City manager Paul Clement hopes that having a full pre-season with his side will help them start the 2017-18 Premier League campaign strongly and avoid another relegation scrap.Clement joined Swansea in January, when...

 2017-06-25 17:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Debutant Malan sets up England T20 series win over South Africa... +
 2017-06-25 17:50 

Channel NewsAsia

New Zealand extend lead over US to 5-1 in America's Cup final... +
 2017-06-25 17:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Morocco recalls its Netherlands ambassador over protest supporter... +
 2017-06-25 17:46 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Primary voting system violates Constitutions principles: Abhisit... +

The proposed primary voting system could violate the charters principles as it was designed to obstruct many parties from nominating MP candidates in constituencies, said Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Sunday....

 2017-06-25 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take... +
 2017-06-25 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia... +
 2017-06-25 17:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Deny elements out to exploit peace: Hishammuddin... +

PUTRAJAYA: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today reminded the people not to give any room and opportunity to those attempting to exploit the peace and security of the country....

 2017-06-25 17:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Chile book Portugal clash at Confederations Cup... +
 2017-06-25 17:44 

Bangkok Post

US urges Qatar, neighbours to ease tension... +

WASHINGTON - The United States said Sunday some demands on Qatar by its Mideast neighbours "will be very difficult to meet." But the US isn't rejecting the demands outright....

 2017-06-25 17:42 

Malay Mail Online

West Hams Antonio wants to keep getting better... +

LONDON, June 25 West Ham United midfielder Michail Antonio knows footballers can be forgotten in two weeks and is determined to keep improving to avoid that fate.Antonio started his senior career at semi-professional team Tooting and...

 2017-06-25 17:42 

Jakarta Post

Sri Mulyani marks Idul Fitri with slip of tongue... +

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is hosting an open house to celebrate the first day of Idul Fitri at her official residence on Sunday, but in a slip of the tongue she called it the New Year....

 2017-06-25 17:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Malan leads England to series win over South Africa... +
 2017-06-25 17:40 

The Strait Times

Video shows a teen falling off a Six Flags ride - and a crowd gathering to catch her... +

ALBANY, New York (WASHINGTON POST) A teenage girl escaped serious injury after falling 25 feet from an amusement park ride in Upstate New York - and into the arms of a crowd that had gathered below to catch her.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-25 17:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Werner brace fires Germany into semi-finals against Mexico... +
 2017-06-25 17:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Search ongoing for man feared drowned in Kuala Kubu Baru... +

KUALA LUMPUR: A 42-year-old man is feared drowned after falling into a pool near Jalan Rasa Bukit Beruntong, Kuala Kubu Baru, this afternoon....

 2017-06-25 17:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Kerley's the 'special' 400m man US needs, says Watts... +
 2017-06-25 17:21 

Malay Mail Online

Indias Srikanth stuns Chen Long to win Australian Open... +

SYDNEY, June 25 Indias SrikanthKidambiclaimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney today.The 11th-ranked Srikanth outgunned the sixth-ranked Chinese...

 2017-06-25 17:21 

Malay Mail Online

Brexit commission needed to draw poison from debate, says Archbishop... +

LONDON, June 25 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, called on Prime Minister Theresa May today to set up a cross-party commission to draw much of the poison from the debate over Britains decision to exit the European...

 2017-06-25 17:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Hopes dim in search for 93 missing in China landslide... +
 2017-06-25 17:18 

Jakarta Post

State Palace's Idul Fitri gathering reflects openness: British ambassador... +

British Ambassador to Indonesia Moazzam Malik has praised the Idul Fitri gathering at the State Palace held by President Joko ...

 2017-06-25 17:17 

Malay Mail Online

Britains Davis pretty sure hell get good Brexit deal... +

LONDON, June 25 Britains Brexit minister David Davis said today he was pretty sure he could negotiate a good deal to leave the European Union, something that would require a transitional arrangement for around one or two...

 2017-06-25 17:15 

Jakarta Post

Djarot hosts open house, 'silaturahmi' with former governors... +

Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat hosted an open house at City Hall on Sunday, which was aimed at celebrating Idul Fitri together with some Jakarta residents and civil servants....

 2017-06-25 17:13 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

220,000 people answer Prayuts four questions on countrys future... +

More than 220,000 people have answered Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-chas four questions about politics and the future of the country in the first 10 days since the government started accepting public opinions, a senior official said....

 2017-06-25 17:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

People themselves key to maintaining peace and security, says Najib... +

PUTRAJAYA: The people have a greater role than the security forces in maintaining peace and security in the country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak....

 2017-06-25 17:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Documents, pictures on Pastor Koh found at smuggler's house... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the arrest of three members of a drug and firearm smuggling syndicate at the countrys border area, police have found several documents and pictures relating to Pastor Raymond Koh Keng Joo who has been reported missing since Februar...

 2017-06-25 17:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Istanbul police enforce ban on gay, transgender pride march... +
 2017-06-25 17:03 

The Strait Times

Turkey police break up Gay Pride parade in Istanbul... +

ISTANBUL (AFP) - Turkish police on Sunday (June 25) thwarted an attempt by Gay Pride activists to hold a parade in the country's largest city Istanbul in defiance of an official ban from the local authorities.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-25 17:00 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Mass ordination held in Surin coincides with blood donation on behalf of Kings... +

A mass ordination for monks and novices was held in Surins Muang district on Sunday with 54 young men riding horses, 15 elephants, horse carriages and tricycles in a nostalgic old-style parade around the city to the tune of traditional music....

 2017-06-25 16:59 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Southern provinces urged to saw power during temporary shutdown... +

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) has urged people in the southern provinces to save electricity as the Jana power plant will stop its power supply due to technical problems at a natural gas production platform in the Joint Developme...

 2017-06-25 16:56 

Jakarta Post

India's Modi heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet... +

India's leader heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties between the world's two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements over climate change....

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