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 2018-06-19 23:34 

Malay Mail Online

Wilshere to leave Arsenal, German keeper Leno joins...

LONDON, June 20 Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere said yesterday that he was leaving the Premier League club after 17 years, while the north London side earlier announced that Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno was moving to north London.......

 2018-06-19 23:34 

ABS-CBN

Mister ng kapitana, binaril sa Albay...

Patay ang mister ng isang punong barangay matapos pagbabarilin sa kanilang bahay sa Barangay Bacolod, Libon, Albay Martes ng hapon....

 2018-06-19 23:33 

The Strait Times

Dow dumps General Electric after 111 years...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Slumping US industrial giant General Electric will be booted from the prestigious Dow Jones stock index, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced on Tuesday (June 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 23:33 

Malay Mail Online

Xi can make life tough for US companies after Trump threat...

BEIJING, June 20 — China doesn't import enough from the US to match Donald Trump's tariffs dollar for dollar, but President Xi Jinping can still squeeze American companies in other ways in retaliation. American businesses from Apple Inc and....

 2018-06-19 23:32 

Malay Mail Online

Serial rapist indicted based on DNA profile...

WASHINGTON, July 20 — In a race against time, US federal prosecutors have taken the unusual step of indicting the DNA profile of a man suspected of carrying out a string of rapes in the Washington area more than a decade ago. The US Attorney's.....

 2018-06-19 23:32 

ABS-CBN

Low pressure area to dampen Bicol, Eastern Visayas...

MANILA - A low pressure area will bring rains over the regions of Bicol and Eastern Visayas, the state weather bureau said Wednesday....

 2018-06-19 23:32 

Manila Bulletin

PH to achieve rice self-sufficiency by 2020 Piol...

President Duterte described as bleak the prospect of the Philippines to be rice sufficient because of shrinking agricultural lands justifying the need for rice imports....

 2018-06-19 23:29 

Malay Mail Online

Throwback target-man Dzyuba delights Russia...

ST PETERSBURG, June 20 The physical threat of a target-man striker has become something of an endangered species in modern football but Russia's Artem Dzyuba offered a reminder, in yesterday's 3-1 World Cup win over Egypt, that there is still......

 2018-06-19 23:29 

Malay Mail Online

US withdraws from 'cesspool' UN Human Rights Council...

WASHINGTON, July 20 — The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday, condemning the "hypocrisy" of its members and its alleged "unrelenting bias" against Israel. The US ambassador to the United Nat...

 2018-06-19 23:28 

Malay Mail Online

UK police see no indication of terrorism in London blast...

LONDON, July 20 — British police said yesterday a "small number of people" were receiving medical treatment after what they described as a minor explosion likely caused by a battery malfunction at an underground station in north London. They...

 2018-06-19 23:25 

Malay Mail Online

Bemused Poland coach at a loss to explain mistakes...

MOSCOW, June 20 Poland coach Adam Nawalka struggled to explain his team's off-key display yesterday as they produced a lethargic, error-ridden performance to lose 2-1 to Senegal in their opening game of a World Cup Group H they had high hopes of......

 2018-06-19 23:23 

Channel NewsAsia

World Cup: 5 talking points as rampant Russia silence Salah and company...

1. From worst to first? They weren't supposed to be this good. The lowest-ranked side in this year's competition, not many gave Russia a ......

 2018-06-19 23:22 

The Strait Times

No hard feelings: Paris fashion star Abloh reaches out to Kanye West...

PARIS (AFP) - Virgil Abloh paid tribute to his friend and longtime collaborator Kanye West as the American designer took star billing as Paris men's fashion week began on Tuesday (June 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 23:22 

Malay Mail Online

Anger mounts in Hollywood over Fox immigration coverage...

LOS ANGELES, July 20 — Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan yesterday became the latest in a string of Hollywood figures berating Fox over its news division's coverage, announcing he was quitting the entertainment giant. Much of the......

 2018-06-19 23:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Bridge projects first step to interconnected Visayas...

(Last of two parts)"Too good to be true," a former regional official of the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said of the Duterte administration's plans to build eight bridges to connect islands in the Visayas.Perry Fajardo, a...

 2018-06-19 23:20 

Channel NewsAsia

England midfielder Alli nursing thigh strain...

England midfielder Dele Alli suffered a slight thigh strain in their opening 2-1 Group G win over Tunisia and the injury will have to be managed ......

 2018-06-19 23:20 

Malay Mail Online

Discipline key in Senegal humbling of Poland, says coach Cisse...

MOSCOW, June 20 Senegal's discipline and faith in themselves as a new generation of African talent were key to their 2-1 win over Poland yesterday, said coach Aliou Cisse, refusing to accept the result was all down to errors by the Group H......

 2018-06-19 23:19 

Bangkok Post

Thailand sidesteps trade spat...

The deepening trade spat between the US and China is unlikely to have a direct impact on Thai exports, insists the Commerce Ministry's trade policy and strategy office....

 2018-06-19 23:18 

Malay Mail Online

Snapchat takes a shot at reality TV...

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 — Snap Inc is developing a new mini-documentary series focusing on two social media influencers. Endless Summer will feature 19-year-old Summer McKeen, a YouTube star and beauty and fashion vlogger, her boyfriend Dylan......

 2018-06-19 23:16 

Malay Mail Online

Two injured in 'minor' explosion at London underground station...

LONDON, July 20 — A "minor" explosion at an underground train station in London late last night left five people injured, none seriously, British police said, adding that the incident did not appear to be terror related. The London police......

 2018-06-19 23:15 

Malay Mail Online

Harry and Meghan light up Royal Ascot as racing carnival begins...

LONDON, June 20 — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as she has done for over 60 years, led the Royal Procession down the finishing straight yesterday to get probably racing's most famous carnival Royal Ascot under way. The greatest cheers, thoug...

 2018-06-19 23:13 

Malay Mail Online

Poland's mishaps help Senegal claim first African win...

MOSCOW, June 20 Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup yesterday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by an own goal from a Brazilian-born Polish defender and a nightmare moment for goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.......

 2018-06-19 23:13 

The Strait Times

U2's Bono urges US lawmakers to stop family separations...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Irish rocker and global activist Bono met American lawmakers on Tuesday (June 19), urging them to press President Donald Trump to abandon his...

 2018-06-19 23:13 

Channel NewsAsia

To prosecute migrants, 'you have to take the children away': Trump...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Jun 19) defended the...

 2018-06-19 23:11 

Bangkok Post

Thailand eyes cassava cartel...

Thailand is poised to team up with Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam to stabilise cassava prices....

 2018-06-19 23:09 

Malay Mail Online

Russia on brink of knockout stage after win over Egypt...

ST PETERSBURG, June 20 World Cup hosts Russia virtually booked their place in the second round with a 3-1 win over Egypt yesterday that moved them to top of Group A with six points from two games. A three goal blitz in the space of 15 minutes......

 2018-06-19 23:08 

Malay Mail Online

Turkish rapper Ezhel freed after drugs charge acquittal...

ISTANBUL, July 20 — An Istanbul court yesterday acquitted and freed a popular Turkish rapper who faced up to 10 years in jail on charges of encouraging drug use, on the first day of a trial that had sparked widespread alarm. Ezhel, whose real......

 2018-06-19 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

Facebook to offer interactive game shows on video platform...

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20 — Facebook said yesterday it is offering a series of new formats for its online video platform including interactive game shows, quizzes and polls. The new formats will be available to those creating video content on the......

 2018-06-19 23:03 

Philippine Star

Philippine embassy defends holding independence event at Trump hotel...

The Philippine embassy in Washington defended yesterday the holding of the 120th Philippine Independence Day celebration at the Trump International Hotel, calling the venue in the US capital "elegant and historic" for the milestone occasion. by Pi...

 2018-06-19 23:02 

Malay Mail Online

Tax holiday gives Malaysians more reason not to fear inflation...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Malaysians already enjoy one of South-east Asia's lowest inflation rates, and with the removal of a consumption tax, consumers are getting an added boon. A 6 per cent goods-and-services tax was scrapped this month by......

 2018-06-19 23:01 

Bangkok Post

Suspect re-enacts murder of woman...

Police Tuesday conducted a reenactment of the killing of a woman whose body was found dumped in a roadside ditch in Pathum Thani's Muang district on Sunday afternoon....

 2018-06-19 23:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Italy's Osteria Francescana scoops world's best restaurant prize...

BILBAO, Spain: Italy's Osteria Francescana took the top spot at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony on Tuesday, garnering praise for ......

 2018-06-19 22:59 

Malay Mail Online

UK marks anniversary of London mosque terror attack...

LONDON, July 20 — Britain yesterday marked the first anniversary of a deadly terror attack against a north London mosque, with Prime Minister Theresa May vowing that "vile extremism" will not divide the nation. Mourners held a minute's.....

 2018-06-19 22:59 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Jail officer gunned down in Bohol...

CEBU CITY --- A jail officer was killed in an ambush by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Barangay Balintawak, Talibon town, in Bohol on Tuesday.Jail Officer 2 (JO2) Ricky Encila died after he was shot several times in the body, said Supt. Reyman Tolentin, publ...

 2018-06-19 22:56 

Malay Mail Online

Policing hate speech isn't infringing your rights...

JUNE 20 — In the wake of our newfound civil freedoms, Malaysians have become bolder about speaking up. I think that's great and important yet at the same time, I think filters are still needed. You are free to speak, but pretending that freedom....

 2018-06-19 22:55 

Malay Mail Online

Israel, Hamas and the UN General Assembly...

JUNE 20 — Last week the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted yet another resolution condemning Israel. This time it was for her use of excessive force against Palestinian protesters, in the wake of the recent violence along the......

 2018-06-19 22:54 

Malay Mail Online

WHO no longer classifies transgenderism as mental illness...

GENEVA, June 20 — Transgender people, who identify as the opposite gender to the one they were born with, should no longer be considered mentally ill, according to a new UN categorisation. The World Health Organisation issued a new catalogue......

 2018-06-19 22:52 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Scattered rain in Luzon on Wednesday...

Two weather systems will bring rain over parts of the country on Wednesday, the weather bureau said. Eastern Visayas and the Bicol Region will have cloudy skies with light to moderate rains due to the trough of a low-pressure area (LPA), the Philippine At...

 2018-06-19 22:48 

Malay Mail Online

Trade fears rattle Wall Street, Dow gives up 2018 gains...

NEW YORK, June 20 — US stocks fell yesterday as a sharp escalation in the trade dispute between the United States and China rattled markets and put the Dow Jones Industrial Average back in negative territory for the year. President Donald Trump......

 2018-06-19 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Monaco sign 16-year-old Lyon striker Geubbels...

PARIS: AS Monaco have signed 16-year-old Olympique Lyonnais striker Willem Geubbels for a transfer fee of 20 million euros (17.6 million), the ......

 2018-06-19 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Goldman Sachs to invest US$500 mln in women-run companies...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc will pump US$500 million into companies led, founded or owned by women as it steps up efforts to close the gender ......

 2018-06-19 22:45 

Bangkok Post

US withdraws from 'cesspool' UN rights body...

WASHINGTON - The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, condemning the "hypocrisy" of its members and its alleged "unrelenting bias" against Israel....

 2018-06-19 22:44 

Bangkok Post

Prayut denies trip goal to snare fugitive PMs...

Ahead of his visit to the UK and France Wednesday, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday denied wanting to discuss bringing fugitive former premiers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra back to face justice in Thailand....

 2018-06-19 22:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Don't be fooled by the illusion of security from the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore...

No schedule has been set for North Korea's denuclearisation; meanwhile the US and South Korea have offered to suspend military drills, points out ......

 2018-06-19 22:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Is Xiaomi twice as good as Apple?...

For Xiaomi, becoming the world's largest smartphone maker can only mean chasing after Apple. But Is Xiaomi twice as good as Apple? Or is this ......

 2018-06-19 22:41 

Malay Mail Online

Teen says heard loud honk moments before Karak bus crash...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — "I was sleeping, but the loud honk of the bus woke me up, and then the bus overturned," ' said Megat Mohd Hakimi Megat Laiman, one of the passengers in the Shah Alam- bound bus which crashed at Km 33.3 of the......

 2018-06-19 22:40 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

US withdraws from United Nations human rights body...

44 min 44 sec ago WASHINGTON — The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council...

 2018-06-19 22:39 

The Strait Times

Take serious look at raising drinking age for alcohol...

We should seriously consider raising the legal age for drinking to 21, as suggested by Mr Wee Yan Loong (Consider raising legal drinking age; June 18).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-19 22:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian telecom giant Telstra to cut 8,000 jobs...

SYDNEY: Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra on Wednesday (Jun 20) announced plans to axe 8,000 jobs as part of a drastic new ......

 2018-06-19 22:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian telecom giant Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs...

SYDNEY: Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra on Wednesday (Jun 20) announced plans to axe 8,000 jobs - a quarter of its ......

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