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 2019-11-19 05:49 

The Strait Times

Marie Kondo asks people to throw away stuff, now she wants them to buy her lifestyle items...

Can Marie Kondo make up her mind?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-19 05:41 

The Strait Times

Japan to raise Hong Kong worries with China as tourist arrested...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - A Japanese tourist in his 20s was arrested near the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University that has become a flashpoint between police and protesters, with Tokyo looking to raise its concerns about the unrest with China.. Read m...

 2019-11-19 05:31 

The Strait Times

Late financier Jeffrey Epstein's estate faces lawsuit from new accuser...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Another woman sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein in Manhattan federal court on Monday (Nov 18), saying the late financier subjected her to a "vicious, prolonged sexual assault" at his New Mexico ranch when she was 15. . Rea...

 2019-11-19 05:29 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Vista Land, Mitsubishi Estate team up on Taft condo project...

Villar family-led Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. (VLL) has teamed up with Japanese real estate developer Mitsubishi Estate Co. Ltd. to develop a high-rise residential condominium along Taft Avenue in Manila. The partnership is being formed through a 60-40 p...

 2019-11-19 05:28 

Manila Bulletin

CA junks release of student suspected as NPA member...

The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed the petition for the release of a student who was arrested and detained by the military since September 14 in Quezon province on suspicion of being a member of the New People's Army (NPA)....

 2019-11-19 05:26 

The Strait Times

One dead, 11 missing in South Korean fishing boat blaze...

SEOUL (AFP) - One fisherman was killed and 11 others reported missing after their boat caught fire off South Korea's southern coast, authorities said on Tuesday (Nov 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-19 05:25 

Manila Bulletin

Militant farmers' group chides Duterte for flip-flopping on order stopping rice imports...

Militant farmers' group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) claimed that President Duterte's underlings have disagreed with his ''no import'' plan for rice known as the staple food in the country....

 2019-11-19 05:22 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo to ensure observance of human rights standards in PH drug war CHR...

With the appointment of Vice-President Leni Robredo as co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) expressed high optimism that abusive and violent acts against militant groups, student acti...

 2019-11-19 05:20 

Manila Bulletin

Regent Foods lashes at Vico Sotto, says it will not be 'cowered by mayor's threats'...

Regent Foods Corporation (RFC) on Monday hit back at Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, saying that it will "contemplate"; of bringing their business elsewhere and that they "will not be cowered by the mayor's threats."...

 2019-11-19 05:20 

The Strait Times

US, South Korea break off defence cost talks amid backlash over US$5 billion demand...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korean and US officials broke off talks on Tuesday (Nov 19) aimed at settling the cost burden for Seoul of hosting the US military, South Korea's Foreign Ministry said, amid a public backlash over a US$5 billion (S$6.8 billion)...

 2019-11-19 05:19 

Manila Bulletin

Bulacan police send off 1,083 personnel for SEAG duties...

CAMP GENERAL ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan Philippine National Police (PNP) Bulacan held a send-off ceremony at the Bulacan Provincial Police Office Monday for 1,083 of its personnel who will render duties in the upcoming 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG)....

 2019-11-19 05:18 

Manila Bulletin

Ao asks Left: 'Please do not harass our judges'...

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Ao demanded that leftist groups should respect the independence of the judiciary....

 2019-11-19 05:18 

Channel NewsAsia

SAF serviceman admits to causing death of Aloysius Pang...

SINGAPORE: A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) serviceman on Tuesday (Nov 19) admitted to causing the death of national serviceman Aloysius Pang. ......

 2019-11-19 05:11 

Manila Bulletin

Save the Children bats for 'functional' toilets for children...

A children's rights organization on Tuesday called for "better access" to safe water and functional toilets to stop the spread of communicable diseases among children in time for the World Toilet Day celebration Tuesday, November 19....

 2019-11-19 05:11 

Manila Bulletin

Sandiganbayan affirms denial of ex-Catanduanes governor's motion for demurrer...

The Sandiganbayan Second Division has affirmed its decision refusing to let former Catanduanes Governor Leandro Verceles Jr. and several of his co-accused file a demurrer to evidence and challenge the sufficiency of the prosecution's evidence in their...

 2019-11-19 05:10 

The Strait Times

Singaporean boy drowns in swimming pool of cruise ship docked in Langkawi...

SINGAPORE - A 10-year-old Singaporean boy drowned in the swimming pool of a cruise ship docked at Star Cruise Jetty in Langkawi, Malaysia on Monday (Nov 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-19 05:08 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Food firm planning to leave Pasig after Vico Sotto sides with striking workers...

MANILA, Philippines — Regent Food Corp. (RFC) is planning to relocate away from Pasig City after city mayor, Vico Sotto, publicly sided with some of the company's workers who cried foul over alleged unfair labor practices. The food firm added th...

 2019-11-19 05:06 

Manila Bulletin

4 soldiers die on-the-spot in Samar road mishap...

TACLOBAN CITY - Four soldiers were killed-on-the-spot, while seven were injured in a road crash in Paranas, Samar Tuesday (November 19)....

 2019-11-19 05:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Pernia: Dismantle sugar cartel to slash prices...

MANILA, PhilippinesDismantling the sugar cartel will slash domestic prices even as the government soft-pedals on its plan to liberalize the sector, the country's chief economist said Tuesday. Asked what the state planning agency National Economic and ...

 2019-11-19 05:02 

Manila Bulletin

SC rules on proper filing of case on legitimacy, filiation of children...

The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that "legitimacy and filiation of children cannot be collaterally attacked in a petition for correction of entries in the certificate of live birth."...

 2019-11-19 05:01 

Manila Bulletin

4 injured, more than 100 houses damaged in 5.9-magnitude quake in Bukidnon...

At least four persons were injured and more than a hundred houses, including a health center, were damaged by the 5.9-magnitude earthquake in Kadingilan town, Bukidnon province, Monday evening....

 2019-11-19 05:00 

Malay Mail Online

Fate of bigeye tuna in the balance in quota meet...

PARIS, Nov 19 — The fate of big-eye tuna, over-fished and in decline, could be decided this week when fishing nations meet to set quotas after failing last year to agree on safeguard measures for the valuable food resource. Scientists warn that......

 2019-11-19 05:00 

The Strait Times

Woman who conspired to cheat NTU of $191,000 jailed for 17 months...

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - She conspired with a former Nanyang Technological University (NTU) director and used her own husband to cheat the university out of $191,000.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-19 04:59 

Philippine Star

Italian play to mark Da Vinci's 500th death anniversary in Manila...

Half a millennium has passed, and Da Vinci continues to fascinate the world. His legacy in the arts, inventions, science, and even in culinary, among others, is vast and still inspiring many people. by Ma. Glaiza Lee...

 2019-11-19 04:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

uab bank announces exclusive sponsorship to Myanmar badminton star...

UAB bank, voted Myanmar's Best Bank by Euromoney, recently announced the exclusive main sponsorship to Myanmar badminton star Thet Htar Thuzar....

 2019-11-19 04:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Wales prop Francis to miss start of Six Nations...

Wales prop Tomas Francis needs surgery to repair a shoulder injury he suffered at the Rugby World Cup, Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter has said, ......

 2019-11-19 04:55 

Cebu Daily News

LoveYourself, Inc. celebrates National HIV Testing Day...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— LoveYourself, Inc., together with the Philippines Educational Theater Association (PETA), and several community-based organizations, celebrate National HIV Testing Day on November 23, 2019. The event is dubbed "Know Your ...

 2019-11-19 04:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

JFX signs pact with APEX for exchange of stocks information...

The Jakarta Futures Exchange (JFX) and Singapore-licensed Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for sharing of information to draw more foreign investors in future, the Trade Ministry stated here, ......

 2019-11-19 04:49 

Malay Mail Online

Azmin must explain meeting with Umno reps, says Anwar...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali must clarify his meeting with 22 Umno lawmakers at his home late last night. The Port Dickson MP noted that Azmin has been missing from his......

 2019-11-19 04:45 

The Strait Times

Aloysius Pang's death: Two SAF servicemen plead guilty in military court...

The two men were in the cabin of the Howitzer gun at the time of the incident.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-19 04:45 

Bangkok Post

Hazardous smoke haze blankets Sydney, bushfire threat rises...

SYDNEY: Sydney was shrouded in dangerous haze on Tuesday as smoke from bushfires blazing along Australia's eastern seaboard sent pollution levels soaring in the country's biggest city....

 2019-11-19 04:43 

Malay Mail Online

Xavier: Azmin didn't tell Pakatan presidential council about meeting with BN leaders...

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 19 The Pakatan Harapan (PH) presidential council was not told of the meeting at Datuk Seri Azmin Ali's home in Putrajaya involving the coalition's and Barisan Nasional (BN) federal lawmakers last night, said PKR vice......

 2019-11-19 04:40 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Isko promotes Manila traffic enforcer dragged by reckless driver...

The 21-year-old Manila traffic enforcer who was injured after being dragged by a reckless driver through the streets of Manila was promoted from being a job order worker to a regular employee on Monday....

 2019-11-19 04:35 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd to schools: Address bullying cases immediately...

Education Secretary Leonor Briones urged public and private school heads to address bullying cases immediately to avoid further harm to the learners....

 2019-11-19 04:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Azmin asked to explain meeting with BN MPs...

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali should explain himself during the party's political bureau meeting tomorrow on his meeting with Barisan Nasional (BN) Members of Parliament (MPs) last night....

 2019-11-19 04:34 

Philippine Star

Manila's hidden reservoir to re-emerge as tourist draw...

Vaulted ceilings and rows of stone columns stretch into the humid darkness deep below the Philippine capital, where workers are transforming a more-than-century-old underground reservoir into a draw for tourists....

 2019-11-19 04:33 

Philippine Star

Harden, Westbrook shine as Rockets extend win streak...

James Harden scored 36 points and Russell Westbrook bagged a triple-double as the Houston Rockets extended their red-hot winning streak to eight games with a 132-108 rout of the Portland Trail Blazers...

 2019-11-19 04:33 

Manila Bulletin

Sermons with saline: Hong Kong pastor offers protesters aid, prayers...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Wearing cross and clerical collar, Hong Kong pastor Alan Keung says he brings God's love to the masses in a different way these days, using saline to wash away tear gas fired at crowds of protesters on tumultuous streets, or help...

 2019-11-19 04:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Court Slam from Lacoste fires up sneaker mania...

A new shoe makes a streetwear statement at SneakerLAH 2019, writes Meera Murugesan...

 2019-11-19 04:32 

Manila Bulletin

Japan's Abe ties record for longest-serving PM as allegations of misdeeds persist...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tied Japan's record for longest-serving premier on Tuesday - a remarkable feat for a leader who once quit in humiliation - amid economic worries and allegations that he violated election laws....

 2019-11-19 04:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump's doctor dismisses speculation of chest pain...

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's doctor on Monday (Nov 18) denied reports that the US president had recently suffered chest pain after he attended an ......

 2019-11-19 04:31 

Manila Bulletin

New Hong Kong police chief says fake news undermining reputation of his force...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - New Hong Kong police chief Chris Tang took office on Tuesday with a warning that "fake news" was undermining the reputation of his police force....

 2019-11-19 04:30 

Manila Bulletin

Hong Kong leader hopes for peaceful resolution of university standoff...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, hopes a standoff between police and anti-government protesters at a major university can be resolved peacefully, she said on Tuesday, adding that she had told police to handle it in a hum...

 2019-11-19 04:30 

Channel NewsAsia

No guarantees for Murray at Davis Cup - Smith...

Andy Murray is a welcome addition to Britain's Davis Cup team but there is no guarantee the former world number one will play in the singles, team ......

 2019-11-19 04:28 

Malay Mail Online

Make your ticketing system more user-friendly, transport minister tells KTMB...

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 19 — Anthony Loke today ordered Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) to revamp its ticketing system to be more user-friendly. The transport minister said there had been many complaints from commuters that the existing system was......

 2019-11-19 04:27 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Celebrity chef Josh Boutwood gives tour of pre-industrial BGC restaurant...

"Savage was built because I wanted a place where I could eat on a Sunday when I wasn't cooking. I love food that's cooked open-fire. The flavor's kind of more evolved, than (cooking) in gas or electric," he told Philstar.com. by Deni R...

 2019-11-19 04:27 

Manila Bulletin

Flood-hit Venice's dwindling population faces mounting woes...

VENICE, Italy (AP) — One of only four oar makers for Venice's famed gondoliers, Paolo Brandolisio wades through his ground-floor workshop for the third time in a week of record-breaking floods, despairing of any help from national or local insti...

 2019-11-19 04:26 

Manila Bulletin

11 missing from South Korean fishing boat burned by fire...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fishing boat caught fire in South Korea's southern waters early Tuesday, and the coast guard said a search was underway for 11 people missing....

 2019-11-19 04:26 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Celebrity chef Josh Boutwood gives tour of pre-industrial BGC restaurant...

"Savage was built because I wanted a place where I could eat on a Sunday when I wasn't cooking. I love food that's cooked open-fire. The flavor's kind of more evolved, than (cooking) in gas or electric," he told Philstar.com. by Deni R...

 2019-11-19 04:26 

The Strait Times

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis seize vessels in Red Sea...

DUBAI (REUTERS) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said on Monday (Nov 18) the Houthis had seized a vessel towing a South Korean drilling rig at the southern end of the Red Sea.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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