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 2018-09-21 23:01 

Malay Mail Online

Trump administration destabilises global peace, says Iran's Zarif...

GENEVA, Sept 22 — Iran's foreign minister tweeted yesterday that the administration of US President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle East and to the global community. "It is true that there is a real threat to our region and to......

 2018-09-21 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

Who is Art Harun, the new EC chairman?...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Who is Azhar Azizan @ Harun, the man appointed to chair the country's polls regulatory body, the Election Commission? The Kedahan, who turns 56 next month, is popularly known as Art Harun. He is also known as a human......

 2018-09-21 23:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles...
 2018-09-21 23:00 

The Strait Times

Letter of the week: Challenge for parents to accept that grades are not important...

In its earnestness to reduce the stress in our education system, the Government constantly says that grades are not everything (A look at PSLE scores - to get parents to look beyond grades; Sept 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 23:00 

The Strait Times

Questionable content on Instagram account: Some things should not be joked about...

I am aghast at the revelations that some Nanyang Junior College students posted questionable content on Instagram recently (Nanyang Junior College says students who put up post which seemed to support terror act counselled; Sept 21).. Read more at straits...

 2018-09-21 22:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Red-hot Liverpool eye history against Southampton...
 2018-09-21 22:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mustapa frustrated by slow reform progress at Umno...
 2018-09-21 22:52 

Malay Mail Online

Cahill considers leaving Chelsea over lack of playing time...

LONDON, Sept 22 — Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is considering leaving the Premier League club in January as he is frustrated with the lack of game time he is getting under new coach Maurizio Sarri. The centreback has not played since Sarri took......

 2018-09-21 22:47 

Malay Mail Online

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

NAIROBI, Sept 22 — Tanzanian President John Magufuli today ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, as the death toll climbed to 131 and rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people......

 2018-09-21 22:39 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia's SOEs collaborate with their European counterparts...

State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno said several Indonesian SOEs have made agreements with companies on the sidelines of the world's largest rolling stock exhibition, Innotrans 2018, in Germany, recently....

 2018-09-21 22:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Woods, Rose tied for halfway lead at Tour Championship...

Tiger Woods and world number one Justin Rose shared the halfway lead after a pulsating second round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Friday....

 2018-09-21 22:35 

Jakarta Post

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops: Vatican...

Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignations of two more bishops from Chile, which is investigating more than 100 cases of sexual abuse by the clergy, the Vatican said....

 2018-09-21 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Faster, bigger, with a promise to be healthier...

The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come....

 2018-09-21 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Next-Level Workout: How to sculpt defined shoulders and strengthen your core...

In this new eight-part series, CNA Lifestyle brings you trainer-certified moves to help you reap more results from your workouts....

 2018-09-21 22:29 

Jakarta Post

Turkey court keeps Austrian student in jail on terror charges...

A Turkish court ordered an Austrian student and journalist to be kept in jail ahead of a trial on terror charges following his detention last week, his lawyer said on Friday....

 2018-09-21 22:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Kidnappers expected to strike again in Sabah as militants seek funds for terror activities...

SANDAKAN, Sabah: A sense of unease has overcome parts of the east Malaysian state of Sabah on Borneo island after a kidnapping incident off the ......

 2018-09-21 22:26 

Philippine Star

Still no power in some typhoon-hit areas...

Power has yet to be restored in around half of the areas affected by Typhoon Ompong as damage to the distribution sector reaches over P200 million. by Danessa Rivera...

 2018-09-21 22:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Don't complain about rules for bikes and PMDs until we've proven we can be responsible...

Let's also consider the reasons why these regulations and penalties were introduced in the first place, says Channel NewsAsia's Bharati Jagdish....

 2018-09-21 22:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Getting rid of a pain in the neck: Chiropractic Association calls for regulation of industry...

Despite the prevalence of large packages for chiropractic treatment, the standard approach should be to have a maximum of 12 sessions before ......

 2018-09-21 22:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Getting rid of a pain in the neck: Chiropractic Association calls for regulation of industry...

Despite the prevalence of large packages for chiropractic treatment, the standard approach should be to have a maximum of 12 sessions before ......

 2018-09-21 22:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Mind the varied impact of HDB schemes on different groups of home owners...

While the HDB schemes that seek to address the issue of expiring leases and depreciating value are to be welcomed, policymakers will do well to ......

 2018-09-21 22:18 

The Strait Times

Golf: Woods seizes share of the lead at Tour Championship...

ATLANTA (AFP) - Tiger Woods edged closer to snapping a more than five-year winless drought as he is the co-leader with Justin Rose after the first two rounds of the Tour Championship in Atlanta.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Hurricane power outages may increase risk of carbon monoxide poisoning...

Homeowners in North Carolina and South Carolina who lost electricity in the wake of Hurricane Florence need to realize that backup generators and ......

 2018-09-21 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

The town that's embracing dementia and fighting back, together...

From clowns and youths to caregivers, the folks of Arnsberg where 1 in 5 residents is over 65 show what social inclusiveness can do in the ......

 2018-09-21 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

A dream unfolds for artist living in IMH, with a special exhibition and meeting...

As a child, he learned painting from eminent artists like Choo Keng Kwang. After 40 years, Sim Kah Lim gets to see his idol again at his very own ......

 2018-09-21 22:09 

Jakarta Post

1.6 million packs of illegal herbal drinks confiscated in Jakarta...

Illegal jamu (herbal drinks) have invaded Jakarta, leading to investigations and raids by the National Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM)....

 2018-09-21 22:00 

The Strait Times

US official in Russia probe suggested taping Trump: Media reports...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US official who oversees the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election suggested last year secretly recording President Donald Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke a constitutional amendment ...

 2018-09-21 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Sept 22...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Sept 22, 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:55 

Jakarta Post

Semarang airport holds emergency drill...

State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I conducted its first-ever emergency response simulation on Ahmad Yani airport's newest terminal in Semarang, Central Java....

 2018-09-21 21:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Nene to Mocha: Stick to entertainment...

Former Senate President Aquilino "Nene" Pimentel Jr. believes that Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux "Mocha" Uson should stick to "entertainment and dancing." The post Nene to Mocha: Stick to entertainment appeared first o...

 2018-09-21 21:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Dow ends at 2nd straight record but Nasdaq falls...

The Dow rode a wave of bullish investor sentiment to a second straight record on Friday (Sep 21), while the Nasdaq declined on weakness in ......

 2018-09-21 21:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive - Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document...

Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic ......

 2018-09-21 21:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia...

Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic ......

 2018-09-21 21:44 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Grab lowers surge rate temporarily to 1.6 times...

Ride-hailing giant Grab has temporarily lowered its surge rate from double during rush hours to 1.6 times as the additional P2-per-minute travel rate recently approved by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) kicked in on Friday...

 2018-09-21 21:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Bounce-back Beermen...

A reminder at halftime. Two big runs in the third quarter. That was all it took for San Miguel Beer to show it was in a different talent level from Columbian Friday night. Knocking down a record-tying 23 triples, the Beermen reduced the Dyip to a pile of ...

 2018-09-21 21:35 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

MWSS, Korean city seal MOU...

In a bid to improve Metro Manila's overall sewerage and wastewater management system, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Daegu Metropolitan City calling for mutual cooperation...

 2018-09-21 21:35 

Channel NewsAsia

United Airlines pilots resist contract changes over regional routes...

United Airlines pilots said they refuse to budge on the wording of their contract governing the outsourcing of regional flights....

 2018-09-21 21:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Lehman Brothers workers share memories 10 years after the fall...

Ex-employees of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc met at Irish pubs near their former office in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday night to reminisce 10 ......

 2018-09-21 21:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Morocco extradites ex-priest to face abuse charges in New Mexico...

REUTERS: A former Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a child in the early 1990s while serving as a military chaplain on a U.S. Air Force ......

 2018-09-21 21:25 

Jakarta Post

Malaysia cannot accept same-sex marriage, says Mahathir...

Malaysia cannot accept same-sex marriage or lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday, amid growing instances of persecution of LGBT community in the Muslim-majority country....

 2018-09-21 21:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Valdez hails team's veterans after Korea sends PH crashing to battle for 9th...

NAKHON Ratchasima, Thailand---Alyssa Valdez was at her usual superb form as she drilled in team-high 15 points in the Philippines' 25-13, 24-26, 25-7, 25-21 loss to South Korea Friday. The loss was tough, but the perennially optimistic superstar opted...

 2018-09-21 21:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump holds on to diplomatic 'success' in N. Korea...

More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with...

 2018-09-21 21:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump holds on to diplomatic 'success' in North Korea...

More than a year after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with...

 2018-09-21 21:06 

The Strait Times

Dow hits new closing high ahead of index reshuffle...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday (Sept 21) ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

Anwar vows to make Parliament truly effective...

Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim yesterday vowed to make Parliament...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

No pressure in Japan for US Open champ Osaka...

TOKYO Naomi Osaka and Camila Giorgi have never faced each other but the Japanese will have no fear of the unknown, given the way she is tearing through her opponents at the moment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

Consumers hope for savings with choice of power retailers...

Households here will get to explore the range of electricity plans from Nov 1, following an expansion of the open electricity market which was launched in April in Jurong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

Automated tray return system not working well at food centre...

The Block 163 Bukit Merah Central Food Centre is one of the few hawker centres in Singapore using the $1-deposit automated tray return system.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

Shared care may be in kids' best interest, studies show...

The Straits Times report,...

 2018-09-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

10 must-reads for today...

While Romanian Simona Halep achieved her dream of attaining women's tennis' top ranking last October, she did not consider herself a real No. 1 till she won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open in June. And she is motivated for more Major...

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