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 2018-01-16 06:20 

Manila Bulletin

House panel interviewing Bannon after his fall from power...

The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president's son and others of "treasonous" behavior for taking a...

 2018-01-16 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippines' Duterte had 'nothing to do' with news site's licence - spokesman...
 2018-01-16 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippines' Duterte had 'nothing to do' with news site's licence: Official...
 2018-01-16 06:19 

Manila Bulletin

Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile...

Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are ...

 2018-01-16 06:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia to consider review of Tuas Second Link toll: PM Najib...
 2018-01-16 06:15 

The Strait Times

More help for needy children in Yunnan, China, following story of Snowflake Boy...

BEIJING - Thousands of children living in poverty and cold in China's Yunnan province can look forward to a bit of warmth this winter, thanks to the story of the Snowflake Boy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei - sources...
 2018-01-16 06:15 

Channel NewsAsia

US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei: Sources...
 2018-01-16 06:14 

Manila Bulletin

'Chilling effect' on media freedom noted if Rappler is silenced...

The Philippine government's revocation of Rappler's operating license suggests a sinister use of state regulatory processes to stifle critical media voices, according to Phelim Kine, deputy director for Asia of the Human Rights Watch (HRW)....

 2018-01-16 06:14 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Top 10 things to see, do in Taipei...

MANILA, Philippines — Looking for a summer getaway?...

 2018-01-16 06:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PM Najib starts retreat with meeting PM Lee at Istana...

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak starts the Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat today with a four-eye meeting with his counterpart, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Istana here....

 2018-01-16 06:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Registration for admission to MOE kindergartens for 2019 cohort to start from Feb 24...
 2018-01-16 06:11 

Malay Mail Online

Maria's defamation suit against Jamal postponed to Friday...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The High Court today postponed the trial of the defamation suit filed by Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah against Red Shirts leader Jamal Md Yunos.High Court judge Justice Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab said the trial...

 2018-01-16 06:11 

ABS-CBN

PANOORIN: 6 'kotong cops' huli sa akto sa Nueva Ecija...

Huli sa akto ang 6 na pulis habang nangongotong sa mga biyahero sa inilatag na checkpoint sa bayan ng Carangalan, Nueva Ecija, Martes ng madaling araw....

 2018-01-16 06:10 

The Strait Times

No changes to mapping platform in China: Google...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it has made...

 2018-01-16 06:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive - US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei: sources...
 2018-01-16 06:09 

Malay Mail Online

Steven Seagal 'unequivocally denies' sexually assaulting Bond girl...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Steven Seagal has denied the latest in a series of sexual assault allegations.Bond girl Rachel Grant who appeared in the role of Peaceful Fountains in Die Another Day claims the Hollywood star pulled down her top and...

 2018-01-16 06:09 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Top 10 things to see, do in Taipei...

MANILA, Philippines — Looking for a summer getaway?...

 2018-01-16 06:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Registration for communal gardening plots in 5 more parks to open on Feb 10...
 2018-01-16 06:06 

Malay Mail Online

Asian currencies fall on investor caution after sharp gains...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Asian currencies declined today as investors turned a little cautious of adding fresh positions after the steep gains in regional currencies this year.The US dollar rose 0.3 per cent to 110.85 yen, edging away from a...

 2018-01-16 06:04 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

13 siblings found chained, starving in California home; parents charged...

1 hour 32 min ago PERRIS (California) — Thirteen malnourished siblings, ranging in age from two to 29,...

 2018-01-16 06:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics: 'Cool Runnings' revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsled...
 2018-01-16 06:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

NCAA volleyball: Lady Chiefs drop a set, but improve to 4-0...

Defending champion Arellano University got an unexpected but much-needed wakeup call in the second set but still fended off Jose Rizal University, 25-11, 22-25, 25-18, 25-16, in the NCAA Season 93 women's volleyball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying...

 2018-01-16 06:03 

ABS-CBN

Lalaking 'humihigop' ng gasolina sa mga traysikel, tinutugis...

Pinaghahanap ng mga awtoridad ang isang lalaking responsable sa pagsipsip ng gasolina ng mga nakaparadang traysikel sa Bagong Barrio, Caloocan City....

 2018-01-16 06:02 

The Strait Times

Philippines shuts more schools as Mount Mayon volcano spews ash and lava...

MANILA (REUTERS) - The Philippines' most active volcano spewed lava that cascaded downslope and emitted ash that fell on nearby towns, state volcanologists said on Tuesday (Jan 16), prompting the provincial government to shut more schools.. Read more ...

 2018-01-16 06:01 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't troops overrun NPA camp in Quezon...

Troops of the Army's 85th Infantry Battalion overrun a New People's Army (NPA) camp in Quezon province today following a brief encounter....

 2018-01-16 05:59 

Malay Mail Online

Philippine, Thai shares set fresh records, Vietnam falls...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Philippine and Thai shares climbed to all-time highs today, while most other South-east Asian stock markets trod water in line with broader Asia as caution set in after the previous session's record-setting gains.The...

 2018-01-16 05:57 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Thousands more evacuate as eruption of Mt. Mayon looms...

[ventuno id='MCsxMDY4MDY2fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno]The number of people evacuated has increased to more than 20,000 as the lava from the Mayon Volcano continued to flow. As of Tuesday, January 16, a total of 5,318 families or 21,823 ...

 2018-01-16 05:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bus carrying Korean tourists overturns in Kuala Selangor while trying to avoid dog...

KUALA SELANGOR: A group of South Korean tourists escaped unhurt when the tour bus they were travelling on skidded and overturned at Jalan Teluk Piah Kanan, here last night....

 2018-01-16 05:56 

ABS-CBN

Roque: President has nothing to do with Rappler closure order, decries harassment claim...

President Rodrigo Duterte has denied involvement in the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) decision to revoke the incorporation papers of news website Rappler, his spokesman said Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 05:55 

ABS-CBN

Lahar threatens communities along Mayon's slope...

Potentially dangerous mud flows or lahar could flow down the slopes of Mount Mayon in Bicol region as it continued to show signs of an impending eruption, volcanology institute Phivolcs warned Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 05:55 

Channel NewsAsia

PBOC official says China's centralised virtual currency trade needs to end: Report...
 2018-01-16 05:54 

Malay Mail Online

Raonic makes earliest Slam exit in seven years...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Underprepared Milos Raonic was dumped out of the Australian Open by Lukas Lacko today in his earliest exit at Grand Slam for seven years.The 86th-ranked Slovakian defeated the 22nd seeded Canadian 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6...

 2018-01-16 05:54 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

More gov't workers arrested for illegal drugs in 2017 PDEA...

More government employees were arrested in anti-drug operations in 2017 comparedto previous years, according to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said 301 government workers, composed of 129elected officials...

 2018-01-16 05:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Sharapova happily back in old routine at Open...
 2018-01-16 05:51 

The Strait Times

Quick takes: Proposed changes to Corporate Governance Code in line with other developed jurisdictions...

SINGAPORE - The Corporate Governance Council on Tuesday (Jan 16) suggested a slew of changes to the Code to encourage board renewal and diversity as well as strengthen director independence.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 05:51 

Bangkok Post

Guardian goes tabloid to cut costs...

LONDON: Britain's Guardian newspaper has adopted a new tabloid format and a re-designed masthead with simple black lettering from as part of a drive to cut costs....

 2018-01-16 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippines shuts more schools as volcano spews ash and lava...
 2018-01-16 05:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Najib says forensic audit, police probe into Felda Jln Semarak land issue will continue...

KUALA LUMPUR: The forensic audit and police investigation into how a private company managed to obtain Felda's Jalan Semarak land should continue, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak....

 2018-01-16 05:48 

The Strait Times

South Korean charged with murder of wife, son at Hong Kong Ritz-Carlton...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - A South Korean man was formally charged on Tuesday (Jan 16) with murdering his wife and six-year-old son at the five-star Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 05:48 

ABS-CBN

Ex-Agri chief, PhilRice officials face graft over P15.78-million car loans...

Former Agriculture Secretary and incumbent Bohol Rep. Arthur Yap is facing additional graft charges after the Office of the Ombudsman filed 2 more at the Sandiganbayan for P15.78 million in car loans of employees of the Philippine Rice Research Institute ...

 2018-01-16 05:47 

The Strait Times

Dolores O'Riordan's distinctive voice and legacy linger on...

On The Cranberries' Linger, the choice for the first dance at many weddings, lead singer Dolores O'Riordan's sings:...

 2018-01-16 05:47 

ABS-CBN

Bangsamoro hearings resume with tight deadline...

A congressional sub-committee began marathon hearings Tuesday, seeking to harmonize 4 draft laws creating a new Bangsamoro autonomous region in Mindanao, with legislators under a tight deadline to pass a new federal constitution as well....

 2018-01-16 05:47 

The Strait Times

Aljunied-Hougang Town Council promises to transfer $14 million to sinking fund to make up for shortfalls...

SINGAPORE - The Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has promised to make up for a shortfall in its sinking fund by transferring close to $14 million to it this year, said its independent auditor KPMG.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 05:46 

Malay Mail Online

'Bride of Frankenstein' reboot possibly back on track...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — There's talk that the reboot for classic horror movie Bride of Frankenstein could be moving along as planned. According to a new report from Omega Underground, director Billy Condon (Beauty and the Beast) has started...

 2018-01-16 05:43 

The Strait Times

Plan for joint Olympics team with North gets icy reception in South Korea...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - While Seoul forges ahead with plans to use the upcoming Winter Olympics to showcase inter-Korean unity, some South Korean athletes are...

 2018-01-16 05:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Pakistan recover to set New Zealand target of 263...
 2018-01-16 05:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ERC execs suspension no 'debilitating effect' in power supply, services DOE chief...

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi assured on Tuesday that the suspension of four commissioners in the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) officials will not cause a "debilitating effect" on the country's power supply and services. This was contrary...

 2018-01-16 05:37 

The Strait Times

China's economy set to slow to 6.5% in 2018 as Beijing turns off cheap money: Reuters poll...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's economy is expected to cool this year as a government-led crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution drag on overall activity, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday (Jan 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 05:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Comelec issues calendar of activities for barangay, youth polls...

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has prescribed its new calendar of activities as well as prohibited acts in relation to the May 14, 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections.In Comelec Resolution No. 10246 promulgated on Monday, the poll body...

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