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 2018-06-25 04:31 

Manila Bulletin

Mexico's Anaya hopes to narrow gap in presidential race...

MEXICO CITY — Ricardo Anaya's supporters see him as a wunderkind — intelligent, eloquent and able to work a stage like a polished TED speaker. Detractors call him a treacherous and calculating politician who used his position to sideline p...

 2018-06-25 04:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Price of water sold to Singapore 'ridiculous'; Malaysia to renegotiate deal, says Mahathir...

PUTRAJAYA: The price of water being sold to Singapore is...

 2018-06-25 04:30 

Malay Mail Online

Maybank IB remains positive on Malaysia's oil and gas sector...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Maybank Investment Bank Research (Maybank IB) remains positive on Malaysia's oil and gas (O&G) sector, as the decision by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) together......

 2018-06-25 04:29 

Saigon Times

Rain-triggered landslides hit northwest upland...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC Many parts of Lai Chau, Lao Cai and Ha Giang provinces in the northwest upland have been isolated by flash floods and landslides after three days of torrential rain, according to local media reports....

 2018-06-25 04:29 

The Strait Times

Multiple shots fired at Kuala Lumpur entertainment centre, no one injured...

KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA, THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Malaysian police are investigating a drive-by shooting outside an entertainment outlet in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday night (June 24). . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-25 04:29 

Malay Mail Online

oBike to cease operations in Singapore...

SINGAPORE, June 25 — Bike sharing operator oBike announced today that it is ceasing operations across the Republic with immediate effect due to difficulties in meeting the new requirements put forth by the Land Transport Authority to tackle......

 2018-06-25 04:28 

The Strait Times

Polar bear Inuka's skeletal remains to be preserved for educational purposes: WRS...
 2018-06-25 04:27 

Malay Mail Online

Pharmaniaga's share price declines 2.48pc...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Pharmaniaga Bhd's shares declined 2.48 per cent this morning amid news that the government is reviewing all medical supplies concession agreements. It includes the 10-year contract awarded to Pharmaniaga, which will end.....

 2018-06-25 04:27 

The Strait Times

Singapore merchants can now collect their Nets terminals one day after applying online...

SINGAPORE - The race to a cashless Singapore just picked up, as Nets announced on Monday (June 25) that merchants can now get their hands on its terminals one day after submitting their applications online.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-25 04:26 

Manila Bulletin

EU papers over differences after 'frank' migration talks...

BRUSSELS — The leaders of 16 countries survived the "frank talk" of an emergency meeting on immigration and emerged with a veneer of common purpose Sunday as the European Union enters a potentially vital week for its unity....

 2018-06-25 04:26 

Malay Mail Online

Most SE Asia stocks rise; Philippines rebounds after seven losing sessions...

NEW YORK, June 25 — Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose today, with the Philippines bouncing back after a seven-session losing streak, while Singapore fell to its lowest in more than eight-and-a-half months. MSCI's broadest index of......

 2018-06-25 04:26 

Manila Bulletin

Cotabato drug dealer slain in police raid...

KIDAPAWAN CITY Anti-drug personnel shot dead a suspected drug dealer during a search operation in M'lang, North Cotabato, 3 a.m., Monday, police reports said....

 2018-06-25 04:25 

Channel NewsAsia

PCB calls on Akmal to explain match-fixing comments...

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is to seek an explanation from wicketkeeper Umar Akmal after he said in a television interview that he had been ......

 2018-06-25 04:23 

Malay Mail Online

Maybank IB maintains 'hold' call on MAHB shares...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Maybank IB Research (Maybank IB) has maintained a "hold" call on Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) with the departure of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Datuk Badlisham Ghazali. His contract ended on June 22. Chief....

 2018-06-25 04:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Floods, landslides in northern Vietnam kill seven, leave 12 missing...

HANOI: Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least seven people and left 12 missing in northern Vietnam since ......

 2018-06-25 04:18 

ABS-CBN

Senate probe on 'Tisoy' death, 'tambay' arrests sought...

Senator Bam Aquino is seeking an investigation into the death of Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo and the intensified operations against loiterers violating local ordinances....

 2018-06-25 04:17 

ABS-CBN

PNP Chief 'open' to criticism, but stands by law enforcement drive...

Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Monday said the crackdown on violators will not be stopped even after the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called for its suspension....

 2018-06-25 04:16 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Malaysia, Thailand popular with Chinese middle-class seeking cheaper homes...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Malaysia and Thailand are a hit with China's burgeoning middle-class who are on the lookout to buy houses cheaper than those in other countries or possibly even in their own cities, the South China Morning Post (SCMP)......

 2018-06-25 04:16 

The Strait Times

Erdogan: Turkey's combative 'chief' with eye on history...

ISTANBUL (AFP) - After 15 years in office that have already transformed his country, TurkishPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to return to power aiming to establish himself alongside founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as the leading figures of modern Turki...

 2018-06-25 04:13 

Manila Bulletin

Michelle Obama's memoir conveys lessons of an eventful life...

NEW ORLEANS — Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to peopl...

 2018-06-25 04:09 

Today Online

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oBike to cease operations in Singapore...

1 hour 35 min ago SINGAPORE — Bike sharing operator oBike announced on Monday (June 25) that it is ceas...

 2018-06-25 04:09 

Manila Bulletin

Cop donates school supplies to less fortunate student...

A cop donated school supplies on Saturday to a less fortunate lad in Arayat, Pampanga....

 2018-06-25 04:08 

Bangkok Post

Malfunction strands skytrain commuters at stations...

Large crowds of commuters were stranded at BTS stations by a malfunction in the signal system during the morning rush hours on Monday. Regular services did not begin resuming until around 10am....

 2018-06-25 04:07 

The Strait Times

oBike ceases operations in Singapore, citing difficulty in meeting new LTA regulations...

SINGAPORE - Bicycle-sharing operator oBike announced on Monday (June 25) that it will cease operations immediately in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-25 04:06 

Malay Mail Online

25 shots fired at KL entertainment centre, no one injured...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Two men on a motorcycle fired 25 shots towards the entrance of an entertainment centre in Bukit Bintang here last night, shocking the patrons and members of the public nearby. However, no one was injured in......

 2018-06-25 04:03 

Manila Bulletin

Egypt's president approves law for ride-hailing apps...

CAIRO — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi approved a law governing popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses, the country's official gazette reported Sunday....

 2018-06-25 04:03 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa slightly choppy at mid-morning...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Bursa Malaysia turned slightly choppy at mid-morning amid on-going worries about the escalating US-China trade war. At 11.00am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 1.29 points to 1,692.86, after opening......

 2018-06-25 04:01 

Malay Mail Online

Allegations regarding Minister of Health procurement — Malaysian Medical Association...

JUNE 25 — The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has met the Minister of Health recently. We are impressed and convinced by his sincerity and desire to improve healthcare. It is for this reason that we ask him to take the bold steps necessary to......

 2018-06-25 04:01 

Manila Bulletin

QC to provide skills training to 'tambays'...

The Quezon City government has created a scheme that would provide loiterers or tambays a chance to become more productive citizens through its skills training programs....

 2018-06-25 04:01 

Tech in Asia

Meituan-Dianping reveals its net loss has narrowed to $438m ahead of IPO...

But China's 'Amazon for services' expects its losses to continue as it invests in growth....

 2018-06-25 04:00 

Malay Mail Online

Bollywood star Sridevi wins posthumous prize at India film awards...

BANGKOK, June 25 — Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor was honoured for her final role at India's movie awards in Bangkok, winning the best actress prize at the colourful celebration of dance, music and film just months after her shock death.......

 2018-06-25 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Support for Japan PM Abe rises, boosting shot at historic tenure...

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support rose 10 points to outstrip his disapproval rating for the first time since February, a survey showed on ......

 2018-06-25 04:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Cookie Monster visits Singapore for the first time...
 2018-06-25 03:59 

ABS-CBN

2 drayber timbog sa buy-bust sa Davao...

Kuwento ng pulisya, kilala umanong nagbebenta ng shabu ang dalawang suspek sa mga kargador at trabahador sa kanilang lugar....

 2018-06-25 03:57 

ABS-CBN

God is stupid? Palace says Duterte has 'personal convictions'...

Malacaang on Monday defended President Duterte for calling God "stupid", saying the chief executive has personal convictions....

 2018-06-25 03:50 

The Strait Times

India speeds up environmental approvals in industry, alarms activists...

PEDAVEEDU, India (REUTERS) - India is fast-tracking environmental clearances for projects like power plants and coal mines in a bid to propel growth, setting off alarm bells among environmentalists and affected residents who say the decisions are being ma...

 2018-06-25 03:47 

Bangkok Post

Floods and landslides kill 7, leave 12 missing in Vietnam...

HANOI: Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 7 people and left 12 others missing in northern Vietnam....

 2018-06-25 03:44 

Manila Bulletin

First lady: kindness and compassion are important in life...

TYSONS, Va. (AP) — Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life....

 2018-06-25 03:44 

Malay Mail Online

Report: Putrajaya to target monopolies, sweetheart deals for cost savings...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — The government is planning sweeping reviews of monopolies and preferential agreements with the private sector in a bid to cut expenses both for the public and itself, according to a press report. The report noted that the......

 2018-06-25 03:41 

Channel NewsAsia

oBike stops operations in Singapore, citing difficulties meeting new LTA regulations...

SINGAPORE: Bicycle sharing service oBike will stop operations in Singapore from Monday (Jun 25) because of difficulties in meeting the new ......

 2018-06-25 03:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba says US SEC completes accounting probe, no penalty...

Japan's Toshiba Corp on Monday said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had completed an investigation of its past accounting ......

 2018-06-25 03:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba says SEC completes accounting probe, no penalty...

Japan's Toshiba Corp on Monday said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had completed an investigation of its past accounting ......

 2018-06-25 03:40 

The Strait Times

LTA using ice walls for first time in MRT tunnelling...

SINGAPORE - For the first time, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) is using ice walls to stabilise the earth before conducting MRT tunnel excavation works.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-25 03:40 

Malay Mail Online

GPS will be open to others, says Abang Johari...

PETALING JAYA, June 25 — Sarawak's ruling alliance will not remain a four-party pact, its leader Datuk Abang Johari Openg said. He added that the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will be open to other parties once it is launched next month, The......

 2018-06-25 03:36 

Manila Bulletin

Father, 3 kids die in fire in La Union...

A 74-year-old man and 3 kids were declared dead in the fire in Barangay San Julian East, Agoo, La Union Sunday....

 2018-06-25 03:36 

Philippine Star

Filoil quarters preview: CSB vs UP...

The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, who have made all sorts of noises about contending for titles in these past few months, will take on the College of Saint Benilde Blazers in the quarterfinals of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup by Rick...

 2018-06-25 03:34 

Malay Mail Online

Dr Wan Azizah: Crisis occurs when officials lose sight of duty, principles...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Officials who turn greedy and unconscientious are frequently the root cause of administrative failures and dysfunction, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Citing the troubled 1Malaysia......

 2018-06-25 03:32 

The Strait Times

China to protect quarter of land from development by 2020...

SHANGHAI (REUTERS) - China aims to keep a quarter of its land off-limits for development by 2020 and increase forest coverage to more than 23 per cent of its total landmass, the country's Cabinet said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-25 03:31 

Manila Bulletin

House leader proposes to include Values Formation in school curricula...

A leader of the House of Representatives is proposing to include Values Formation in the elementary and secondary schools curricula....

 2018-06-25 03:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Meituan-Dianping files Hong Kong IPO, says to raise over US$4 billion...

HONG KONG: China's Meituan-Dianping, an online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform, filed for a Hong Kong IPO on Monday (Jun 25), an ......

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