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 2018-12-10 09:12 

Channel NewsAsia

2 dead, 12 injured after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG: Two people were killed and 12 injured when a runaway bus mounted a pavement and ran over several pedestrians in North Point on Monday ......

 2018-12-10 09:12 

Channel NewsAsia

3 dead after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG: Three people were killed and at least 11 injured when a runaway bus mounted a pavement and ran over several pedestrians in North ......

 2018-12-10 09:12 

Tech in Asia

Grants, incubators, and more: Here's how the Singapore government helps entrepreneurs...

More than 35 percent of founders and investors in Southeast Asia named Singapore as their first choice for establishing a startup....

 2018-12-10 09:11 

Channel NewsAsia

UN Secretary General seeks to promote global migration pact amid objections...

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to promote a global pact on migrant flows at a U.N. conference in Morocco on Monday, saying ......

 2018-12-10 09:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sapura Energy all poised for growth, Shahril on a mission...
 2018-12-10 09:09 

Bangkok Post

Temperatures in Hong Kong dip to as low as 7.9 degrees Celsius...

Hong Kong woke to a cold Monday morning with some areas seeing temperatures as low as 7.9 degrees Celsius, as the city's official weather forecaster predicted even colder days ahead....

 2018-12-10 09:08 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Bucks beat Raptors again in Eastern Conference showdown, DeRozan leads Spurs over Jazz...

(REUTERS) - Malcom Brogdon made two three-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night (Dec 9).. Read more at...

 2018-12-10 09:07 

Philippine Star

Alaska's Compton believes Hotshots won't be routed again...

Inasmuch as he wants a repeat of their Game Three blowout win, Alaska coach Alex Compton is realistic Magnolia is so smart and so talented a team to get beat badly a second straight time. by Nelson Beltran...

 2018-12-10 09:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Local councils can soon tow away abandoned vehicles...
 2018-12-10 09:06 

ABS-CBN

Duterte signs 'First 1,000 Days' law...

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the so-called "First 1,000 Days" Law, a measure that seeks to provide health and nutrition services to children during their early days of development....

 2018-12-10 09:02 

Philippine Star

Luli Arroyo-Bernas is new chair of National Museum board...

Evangelina Lourdes...

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Malay Mail Online

Campaigning under way in Bangladesh polls amid opposition arrests...

DHAKA, Dec 10 —There is no opposition candidate for prime minister, hundreds have been arrested and incumbent premier Sheikh Hasina stands accused of ignoring democratic checks on her power, but Bangladesh began campaigning Monday for a year-end......

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel joins anti-illegal funding body FATF...

Israel has been accepted as a member of a global inter-governmental body dedicated to combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a step ......

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Malay Mail Online

Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos villagers wait for safe land...

BAN NAPIA (Laos), Dec 10 — With a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into a mould carved in a wooden block. Seconds later, she prises out a silver coloured dove that was once shrapnel from a bomb......

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Maid jailed for stuffing chilli padi into girl's mouth, hitting her...

SINGAPORE: An Indonesian domestic helper stuffed a chilli padi into the mouth of the seven-year-old girl she had been tasked to look after, before ......

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Vietnam News

Shrimp by-products should be used...

The Government should have policies to support research and processing that would used shrimp by-products as high-value products, experts have said....

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Vietnam News

PV Oil to sell State's stake...

PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV Oil), the second-largest petrol dealer in the country, will sell the State's stake in a package deal instead of splitting it into different small sales, news site ndh.vn reported....

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Vietnam News

VN to reduce pepper area to focus on quality...

The pepper industry plans to reduce the area under the spice and focus on improving quality to ensure long-term growth, according to the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development....

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Vietnam News

Start-ups embrace logistics sector...

The logistics sector has been the bottleneck for Vit Nam's economic development, but offers plentiful opportunities for local startup companies with the application of technologies....

 2018-12-10 09:00 

Vietnam News

Vit Nam an FDI magnet in Southeast Asia: experts...

Vit Nam is among the few ASEAN member countries to consistently improve its attractiveness to foreign investors due to its growing economy and improving business climate, experts have said....

 2018-12-10 08:59 

Malay Mail Online

Two killed as Hong Kong schoolbus mounts pavement, trapping passers-by...

HONG KONG, Dec 10 —Two people were killed when a schoolbus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighbourhood today, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 13, police said. An elderly woman and a man were killed after the yellow......

 2018-12-10 08:58 

Malay Mail Online

EU court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally...

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 10 —Europe's top court ruled today that Britain could halt Brexit without the approval of fellow EU member states, in a victory for pro-Europeans on the eve of a key House of Commons vote. "The United Kingdom is free to revok...

 2018-12-10 08:57 

Tech in Asia

In brief: Google acquires Indian train timetable app...

Where Is My Train is said to be among the country's most-downloaded transportation apps....

 2018-12-10 08:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police detain seven suspected terrorists...
 2018-12-10 08:55 

Manila Bulletin

C. Visayas products showcased at 4th Panaghiusa Festival...

CEBU CITY The Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) in Central Visayas, supported by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is showcasing regional crafts and other products in the 4th Panaghiusa Festival mounted at the Ayala Center Cebu fr...

 2018-12-10 08:53 

Manila Bulletin

Durterte decides to lead Balangiga bells' handover in Eastern Samar...

President Duterte has decided to lead the handover of the Balangiga bells in the Eastern Samar town on December 15 instead of attending the ceremony at a military base in Pasay City on Tuesday....

 2018-12-10 08:52 

The Strait Times

Football: Former Man United star Park Ji-sung offers to quit S. Korea part-time youth role, distance a possible issue...

SEOUL (AFP) - Former Manchester United star midfielder Park Ji-sung has offered to step down from his youth administrative role at South Korea's football association, officials said on Monday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jengka Wonderland offers various attractions for children and adults...
 2018-12-10 08:50 

Malay Mail Online

Gerakan: Govt saying no to local council election yet another 'policy U-turn'...

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 10 — Gerakan deputy president Oh Tong Keong today described Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's announcement that local council elections are not part of the government's agenda as another policy "U-turn" by the Pakatan Harapa...

 2018-12-10 08:48 

Malay Mail Online

'Yellow vest' protests to cut Q4 growth, says Bank of France...

PARIS, Dec 10 — The Bank of France today slashed its fourth quarter growth forecast in half, to 0.2 per cent from 0.4 per cent, citing the impact of the "yellow vest" protests which have rocked the country. "Services activity has slowed....

 2018-12-10 08:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Harimau Malaya have a surprise for the Golden Dragons...
 2018-12-10 08:47 

Philippine Star

Alab tramples CLS Knights to open ABL title defense...

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas overpowered a visiting CLS Knights Indonesia, 94-67, to jumpstart its title-retention bid in the ASEAN Basketball League. by Joey Villar...

 2018-12-10 08:46 

Channel NewsAsia

EU foreign ministers hope British parliament approves Brexit deal...

The European Union's foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday hoped the UK parliament would approve the bloc's Brexit deal with British ......

 2018-12-10 08:45 

Tech in Asia

A surprising number of countries now accept WeChat Pay or Alipay...

This is how Chinese tourists are taking their mobile payment methods global....

 2018-12-10 08:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Making travel easy...
 2018-12-10 08:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Govt to study need to stop or limit export of chicken eggs...
 2018-12-10 08:42 

The Strait Times

Global cleaning giant ISS to shed 100,000 jobs as it exits 13 countries...

COPENHAGEN (BLOOMBERG) - ISS of Denmark, the world's largest cleaning company, is planning to get rid of about 100,000 jobs - representing a fifth of its global workforce - as it exits 13 countries that were among its least profitable markets.. Read m...

 2018-12-10 08:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping Britain nuclear project...

Hitachi Ltd shares rose as much as 2.9 percent on Monday after Japan's TV Asahi reported the firm is considering scrapping its 3 trillion yen (US$26....

 2018-12-10 08:41 

Malay Mail Online

Transport Ministry pushes Singapore opposite for details on Seletar air navigation system...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The Transport Ministry wants its Singapore counterpart to release all letters by the Civil Aviation Authority related to the Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Seletar Airport. It thanked the Singapore ministry for......

 2018-12-10 08:40 

Manila Bulletin

Revilla: The Lord is on my side...

BACOOR CITY, Cavite - "I have said this on Day 1 and I will say it again this time. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?" former senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr. said in his first public speech in his hometown Ba...

 2018-12-10 08:38 

ABS-CBN

Duterte wants Arroyo to explain billions in 'pork barrel' insertions...

MANILA - President Duterte wants House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to explain the billions of pesos of alleged pork barrel insertions in the proposed 2019 budget, the Palace said Monday....

 2018-12-10 08:38 

Manila Bulletin

Six-month martial law extension pushed in Senate...

Government security officials on Monday defended before senators their proposal to prolong the implementation of martial law in Mindanao, wherein some have pushed for a six-month extension instead of another year....

 2018-12-10 08:36 

Malay Mail Online

Govt concerned about readiness of SMEs to adopt Industry 4.0...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The Government is concerned about the readiness of local industries, particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to adopt Industry 4.0. International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking said......

 2018-12-10 08:36 

Manila Bulletin

3 killed, P15M shabu seized in C. Visayas anti-drug operations...

CEBU CITY - Almost P15 million worth of shabu was seized and more than 200 individuals were arrested in a series of anti-illegal drugs operation over the weekend in Central Visayas....

 2018-12-10 08:35 

The Strait Times

Gamer charged by Australian police after 'livestreaming assault'...

SYDNEY (AFP) - A Sydney gamer heard on a livestream allegedly hitting a woman was charged with assault by Australian police Monday (Dec 10), after the incident went viral on social media.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 08:35 

Philippine Star

Ejercito hopeful for Universal Health Care bill enactment before Christmas...

The Senate ratified the Universal Health Care Bill on Monday afternoon, according to a report in The STAR. Sen. Joseph Victor "JV" Ejercito, the bill's principal sponsor, says the bill will not only cover all Filipinos with health insurance, b...

 2018-12-10 08:35 

Philippine Star

Disputed 'Oust Duterte Movement' list is freedom of expression, Palace says...

People are free to accuse others of crimes, a Palace spokesman said Monday in reference to a supposed list of people allegedly planning to oust President Rodrigo Duterte that his son briefly posted online....

 2018-12-10 08:35 

Philippine Star

China maintaining maritime militia in Spratlys, says expert...

What appears to be Chinese fishing vessels stationed on a Manila-claimed reef in the West Philippine Sea are actually paramilitary forces, according to a maritime expert. by Patricia Lourdes Viray...

 2018-12-10 08:34 

ABS-CBN

Enrile plunder trial starts rolling on February next year...

The Sandiganbayan 3rd Division has set the first day of plunder trial for former senator Juan Ponce Enrile on February 19, 2019 after a delay in the proceedings brought about by his motion for bill of particulars filed before the Supreme Court....

 2018-12-10 08:31 

Malay Mail Online

Architect group backs KL City Plan as good step towards curbing rampant development...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The formalisation of the Kuala Lumpur City Plan (KLCP 2020) in October will help ensure that only suitable development works are implemented, said the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM). While saying there was still......

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