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 2018-12-11 00:38 

Manila Bulletin

Catalan hunger strikers sending message, not risking life: jailed separatist...

MADRID (Reuters) - Jailed Catalan separatists who have gone on hunger strike are protesting against their treatment by the Spanish judicial system but have no intention of starving themselves to death, one told Reuters....

 2018-12-11 00:38 

The Strait Times

Monkeys run amok in India's corridors of power...

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, troops of monkeys that have become a big threat around its offices in New Delhi.. Read more at ...

 2018-12-11 00:37 

Malay Mail Online

Inter, PSG and Liverpool sweating on last-16 spots...

LONDON, Dec 11 — The bid to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League reaches its climax this week with Inter Milan, Paris St Germain and Liverpool among seven clubs sweating on taking the remaining four places for the last 16. Today......

 2018-12-11 00:37 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's key role in regional security...

Last month, Asia Times, citing unnamed diplomatic sources, reported that China has lobbied Cambodia for a naval base in Koh Kong province on the Gulf of Thailand, prompting the Cambodian government to deny the news. The post Cambodia's key role in reg...

 2018-12-11 00:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Oil prices on shaky ground amid global financial market worries...
 2018-12-11 00:36 

The Strait Times

Park View Mansions tries for en bloc again with 22% lower reserve price...

SINGAPORE- Park View Mansions will relaunch on Wednesday its collective sale tender with a 22 per cent lower reserve price than before, making it the latest case of owners dialling down their expectations amid a quieter en bloc market.. Read more at strai...

 2018-12-11 00:36 

Channel NewsAsia

18 South Korean tourists injured in Malaysia coach accident...

KOTA KINABALU: Eighteen tourists from South Korea were injured when the bus they were travelling on skidded and overturned while going downhill in ......

 2018-12-11 00:36 

Malay Mail Online

2019 McLaren 720S Spider supercar makes debut (VIDEO)...

LONDON, Dec 11 — The supercar that McLaren teased late last month with a tweet and a 13-second video has officially been unveiled: the electric blue, drop-top 720S Spider made an official appearance Saturday. In March of 2017, McLaren announced......

 2018-12-11 00:35 

Manila Bulletin

Cobblestones commemorating murdered Jews stolen in Rome...

ROME (Reuters) - Twenty cobblestones commemorating members of two Italian Jewish families who were deported to Auschwitz or killed in Rome were dug up and stolen in the early hours of Monday in an apparent anti-Semitic attack....

 2018-12-11 00:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Indiana boy, 16, charged with murder of pregnant classmate...

A 16-year-old Indiana boy, who police say confessed to killing a classmate who was carrying his baby, was charged on Monday with murder and ......

 2018-12-11 00:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Monkeys run amok in India's corridors of power...

NEW DELHI: India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, ......

 2018-12-11 00:34 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jewish settlers storm Jerusalem's Aqsa compound...

Scores of Israeli settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday, according to a Palestinian official."Around 127 Jewish settlers broke into the holy compound this ......

 2018-12-11 00:34 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Now 'More Free' Than Under Khmer Rouge: Hun Sen...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen kept the bar low in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of International Human Rights Day, asserting that under his 33-year rule Cambodia's people now enjoy more freedoms and rights than they did during the 1975-1...

 2018-12-11 00:33 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Najib, Arul Kanda to face tampering charges over 1MDB audit report...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak and the former president and CEO of 1Malaysia Development Berhad Arul Kanda Kandasamy are expected to be charged tomorrow with modifying the sovereign investment firm's last audit report two years......

 2018-12-11 00:32 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

COREMAP establishes coral monitoring professional certification...

The Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program (COREMAP) has, over the past two decades, established four Professional Certification Institutions for those tasked with monitoring coral reefs."Currently, there are ......

 2018-12-11 00:29 

The Strait Times

Saudi, US snub of climate report unsettles UN talks...

KATOWICE, Poland (AFP) - The refusal of the United States and Saudi Arabia to embrace a landmark environmental report has unsettled UN talks to breathe life back into the Paris climate pact, negotiators and observers said on Monday (Dec 10).. Read more at...

 2018-12-11 00:27 

Malay Mail Online

China's Huawei executive bail hearing adjourned to today...

VANCOUVER, Dec 11 A Canadian provincial court yesterday adjourned without deciding the fate of a top executive of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after she appeared in a Vancouver court in relation to an extradition case following her arrest at the......

 2018-12-11 00:26 

The Strait Times

Car plunges 10m from elevated car park in Malaysia, driver escapes with minor injuries...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR /ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A driver inadvertently drove his car off an elevated car park in Malaysia, which smashed into three other vehicles below.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-11 00:25 

ABS-CBN

Balangiga Bells headed to Manila for historic homecoming...

The Balangiga Bells are on their way home to the Philippines, the United States Embassy said Tuesday....

 2018-12-11 00:25 

Cambodia Daily

Direct flight to link Tianjin and Cambodian city...

A direct flight will be launched Tuesday between north China's Tianjin Municipality and Sihanoukville, a coastal city in Cambodia. The post Direct flight to link Tianjin and Cambodian city appeared first on The Cambodia Daily ....

 2018-12-11 00:23 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Year ender - New era for W Papua in rail transportation...

The year 2019 is expected to be a new era for the Indonesian province of West Papua in terms of railway project, after years of experiencing difficult transportation problems.The commencement of railway projects in West ......

 2018-12-11 00:23 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodia releases detained surrogates...

Thirty-two Cambodian women charged with human trafficking for acting as surrogates have been released on bail on the condition that they keep the children. The post Cambodia releases detained surrogates appeared first on The Cambodia Daily ....

 2018-12-11 00:22 

Malay Mail Online

Van Dijk backs Liverpool to compete on multiple fronts...

LIVERPOOL, Dec 11 — Virgil van Dijk insists Liverpool have a strong enough squad to maintain a challenge for both the Premier League and the Champions League. Jurgen Klopp's side went top of the English top flight with a 4-0 victory at......

 2018-12-11 00:21 

Malay Mail Online

Tariffs prompt GoPro to pull manufacturing from China...

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 11 GoPro yesterday announced plans to pull production of US-bound cameras out of China to avoid tariffs that could push up its prices in a fiercely competitive market. Manufacturing of GoPro cameras for countries other than......

 2018-12-11 00:21 

The Strait Times

Great Eastern to acquire Indonesia insurance firm for $38.5m...

SINGAPORE - Great Eastern Holdings is acquiring Indonesia-registered PT QBE General Insurance Indonesia for US$28 million (S38.5 million), it announced on Tuesday (Dec 11) morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-11 00:20 

Malay Mail Online

Reluctant US Supreme Court on collision course with Trump...

WASHINGTON, Dec 11 — The US Supreme Court's reluctance to take up new cases on volatile social issues is putting it on a collision course with President Donald Trump, whose Justice Department is trying to rush such disputes through the appeals.....

 2018-12-11 00:20 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Strengthening connectivity becomes a challenge: Apindo...

Jakarta (ANTARA News) Chairman of Indonesian Entrepreneurs Association (APINDO) Hariyadi B. Sukamdani said that strengthening connectivity between regions from the western to eastern parts of Indonesia became a challenge for ......

 2018-12-11 00:19 

Malay Mail Online

Neymar likely to start for PSG against Red Star...

BELGRADE, Dec 11 — Neymar is set to start Paris Saint-Germain's crucial Champions League tie at Red Star Belgrade if he comes through a pre-match training session unscathed, coach Thomas Tuchel said yesterday. "I think if training goes well....

 2018-12-11 00:19 

Bangkok Post

Ministry puts 18 firms under the hammer...

The Finance Ministry plans to put the first 18 privately owned companies in which it owns less than a 50% stake on sale later this month....

 2018-12-11 00:17 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Pure CPO can be used for power plants: analyst...

Diesel power plants (PLTDs) of the national power utility company PLN could use pure crude palm oil (CPO) without mixture for fuel, the Executive Director of the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) Fabby Tumiwa has ......

 2018-12-11 00:17 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Marks Human Rights Day Despite 'Restrictions'...

Several hundred participants gathered in the capital's Democracy Square on Monday to mark 70 years since the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The post Cambodia Marks Human Rights Day Despite 'Restrictions9; appeared first o...

 2018-12-11 00:17 

Malay Mail Online

'We know what's at stake': Ancelotti warns of Liverpool threat...

LIVERPOOL, Dec 11 — Carlo Ancelotti believes Liverpool are good enough to win the Premier League, but the Italian is convinced his Napoli side can knock them out of the Champions League today. Ancelotti, who won the Premier League with Chelsea in......

 2018-12-11 00:16 

Manila Bulletin

Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages at 'historic time' for France...

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday pledged to cut taxes for pensioners and raise the minimum wage in January but refused to reinstate a wealth tax, as he sought to respond to a wave of protests that have challenged his authority....

 2018-12-11 00:15 

Manila Bulletin

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mukwege worried Congo vote could lead to war...

OSLO (Reuters) - Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and peaceful, and evidence suggests they will not be, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege said on Monday....

 2018-12-11 00:13 

Cambodia Daily

This App Is Pushing Cambodian Users Into E-Commerce...

Despite facing an increasingly crowded field of local competitors and the ever-looming threat of regional startups, Maxime Rosburger seems relatively undaunted. The post This App Is Pushing Cambodian Users Into E-Commerce appeared first on The Cambodia Da...

 2018-12-11 00:13 

Malay Mail Online

'Optimist' Pochettino eyeing famous victory at Camp Nou...

BARCELONA, Dec 11 — Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said yesterday he is an "optimist" as his team bid to stun Barcelona at the Camp Nou and snatch a place in the Champions League last 16. The Premier League outfit have kept their hope...

 2018-12-11 00:13 

The Strait Times

How Asia fell out of love with China's Belt and Road Initiative...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - In late August, President Abdulla Yameen of the Maldives hailed the opening of a Chinese-built bridge connecting two islands in the archipelago as...

 2018-12-11 00:11 

Malay Mail Online

Valverde says Barca want to 'help' difficult Dembele...

BARCELONA, Dec 11 — Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said yesterday that the club wants to "help" French winger Ousmane Dembele realise his potential, after the youngster's latest disciplinary transgression. The 21-year-old arrived two h...

 2018-12-11 00:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Chinese province pledges billions to drive tech, innovation...

China's coastal province of Zhejiang, home to e-commerce giant Alibaba , has pledged more than US$17 billion to drive the tech industry and ......

 2018-12-11 00:10 

Manila Bulletin

Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at climate talks...

KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) - Protesters disturbed a U.S.-sponsored event promoting fossil fuels on the sidelines of U.N. climate change talks on Monday, saying attempts to rebrand coal as a potentially "clean" energy source were misleading....

 2018-12-11 00:10 

Bangkok Post

Egat faces competition in bids to operate large power plants...

Thailand's power-generating capacity will be deregulated in the near future, meaning the state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) must compete with private firms at auctions for new large power plants, according to the tentative n...

 2018-12-11 00:09 

Cambodia Daily

Freed from jail, Cambodian surrogate mothers raise Chinese children...

Campaigners say Cambodia's surrogacy crackdown is unlikely to end the trade as many women will continue to risk arrest for the chance to earn life-changing sums of money. The post Freed from jail, Cambodian surrogate mothers raise Chinese children app...

 2018-12-11 00:08 

Malay Mail Online

This AI neural network chooses to name cookies Walps and Fluffin Coffee Drops...

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 11 — Research scientist Janelle Shane used an artificial neural network called textgenrnn and hundreds of cookie recipes to predict what cookies are likely to be called. Janelle Shane is a research scientist who plays with......

 2018-12-11 00:08 

Malay Mail Online

Francesco Molinari named European Tour Golfer of the Year...

LONDON, Dec 11 — Francesco Molinari won the European Tour's Golfer of the Year award yesterday to cap a memorable 2018 for the Italian. Molinari became the first Italian to win a major when he clinched the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this...

 2018-12-11 00:06 

The Strait Times

China bans sale of older iPhones amid patent fight with Qualcomm; Apple files appeal...

SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc said on Monday (Dec 10) it had won an order from a Chinese court banning the sale of several older Apple Inc iPhone models in China because of two patent violations, although Apple said its phones remai...

 2018-12-11 00:04 

Malay Mail Online

City starlet Foden signs new contract...

LONDON, Dec 11 — Manchester City's highly-rated young midfielder Phil Foden has signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League champions the club announced yesterday. Foden is regarded as one of the brightest emerging stars in......

 2018-12-11 00:04 

Manila Bulletin

US sanctions three North Korean officials for alleged rights abuses...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for serious human rights abuses and censorship....

 2018-12-11 00:04 

Manila Bulletin

US says March 1 'hard deadline' for trade deal with China...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unless U.S.-China trade talks wrap up successfully by March 1, new tariffs will be imposed, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying there is a "hard deadline" after a week of seeming confusion ...

 2018-12-11 00:04 

Bangkok Post

Parties call for constitution to be ripped up...

Representatives from political parties slammed the coup-sponsored 2017 charter on Monday, branded "Section 44" of being another form of coup and suggested the constitution should be amended after the House of Representatives is in place....

 2018-12-11 00:03 

Malay Mail Online

EU says closely monitoring France's new budget measures...

STRASBOURG, Dec 11 The European Commission is monitoring the budget impact of possible new fiscal measures to be introduced by the French government, the vice president of the EU executive said yesterday. "We are monitoring closely the......

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