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 2018-01-16 09:10 

Manila Bulletin

House starts talks on switch to federal system of gov't...

The House of Representatives on Tuesday kicked off discussions on possible changes to the 30-year-old constitution, with the aim of shifting to a system of federal government and allowing the President up to two terms in office....

 2018-01-16 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

UAE to lodge aviation complaint against Qatar at UN agency...
 2018-01-16 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

UAE will complain to UN body over Qatar war planes...
 2018-01-16 09:09 

ABS-CBN

Tsina, nagtatayo ng 'mega drug rehab' facility sa Sarangani...

Sinimulan na ang construction ng 150-bed capacity na regional drug abuse treatment and rehab center sa Sarangani....

 2018-01-16 09:09 

Malay Mail Online

'Stranger Things' star David Harbour's yearbook shoot with a fan is hilarious...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — On the second season of Stranger Things, David Harbour won fans' hearts when his character Jim Hopper morphed from grumpy sheriff to reluctant father figure.If you thought he couldn't top that, check out these...

 2018-01-16 09:09 

Bangkok Post

Prawit to resign if NACC watch probe finds him guilty...

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said on Tuesday he is ready to step down from the cabinet if the anti-graft agency found the case against him has grounds....

 2018-01-16 09:08 

Malay Mail Online

MBSB to provide RM700m funding for eight Rumawip projects...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB) is planning to rollout up to RM700 million in financing for the development of eight more Federal Territories Affordable Housing (Rumawip) projects.President and Chief Executive...

 2018-01-16 09:08 

The Strait Times

Cycling: Romain Bardet calls for a quick resolution over Chris Froome case...

(THE GUARDIAN) - The third-placed finisher in the 2017 Tour de France, Romain Bardet, has said that if Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding for the anti-asthma drug salbutamol dating back to last September is not resolved before this year's r...

 2018-01-16 09:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Town council steps in to deal with serial vomiter at Pinnacle@Duxton...
 2018-01-16 09:07 

Malay Mail Online

Djokovic dismisses talk of boycott over prize money...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 — Six-times Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has distanced himself from reports that he called for a boycott of next year's tournament unless there was an increase in prize money.Media reports said the 30-year-old...

 2018-01-16 09:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin slides 14 percent on crackdown fears, hits four-week low...
 2018-01-16 09:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Bitcoin slides 18 percent on crackdown fears; crypto rivals also plunge...
 2018-01-16 09:05 

Philippine Star

'Psy-war' just 'publicity stunt,' says Sereno spokesperson...

MANILA, Philippines — The "psy-war" continues....

 2018-01-16 09:03 

The Strait Times

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation's environment ministry said on Tuesday (Jan 16).. Read more at straitst...

 2018-01-16 09:03 

The Strait Times

Be on your guard against fake UOB phishing scam that uses the real app: Police...

SINGAPORE - The police on Tuesday (Jan 16) warned the public against falling for a phishing scam run by scammers posing as United Overseas Bank.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 09:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Army overruns NPA camp in Quezon...

Army soldiers overran a New People's Army camp in Brgy. Jongo in Lopez, Quezon after a brief encounter, the military saidTuesday. Soldiers from the 85th Infantry Battalion responded to reports of extortion in the said villageon Mondaymorning, said Arm...

 2018-01-16 09:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Is Kylie Jenner Dropping Baby Hints Via Cinnamon Buns and a Turkey?...

For the past few months, fans have been coming up with theories about Kylie Jenner's pregnancy and possible due date. While none of them are confirmed by Kylie or her family, I find it amazing how dedicated these fans are at observing the littlest thi...

 2018-01-16 09:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

NCAA volleyball: San Beda slips past St. Benilde to stay unscathed...

San Beda toughed out a 25-22, 24-26, 27-25, 25-19 win over College of St. Benilde to stay unbeaten in the NCAA Season 93 women's volleyball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Cesca Racraquin capped off a dominant showing with an ...

 2018-01-16 09:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Marina One & Duo will be landmark for generations to come...

SINGAPORE: The Marina One and DUO joint-development projects by Malaysia and Singapore will be a landmark for generations to come, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak....

 2018-01-16 09:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: My brother still makes fun of me, says Zverev...
 2018-01-16 09:00 

Viet Nam News

HCM City industry shows stability...

HCM City's industrial production was forecast to maintain steady growth in 2018 with thenbsp;industrial production index (IIP) to risenbsp;about 8- 8.5 per cent against last year, according to HCM City's Department of Industry and Trade (DoIT)....

 2018-01-16 09:00 

Viet Nam News

ng Nai leads in trade surplus...

The southeastern province of ng Nai achieved a record trade surplus of US$2.17 billion last year, with the highest recorded in the country, according to the provincial People's Committee....

 2018-01-16 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Vit Nam an ideal destination for foreign startups...

nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Vit Nam has become an ideal location to start a business, not onl...

 2018-01-16 08:57 

Manila Bulletin

Five more deaths of kids vaccinated with Dengvaxia reported to UP-PGH...

Five more deaths of children, who were vaccinated with dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, were reported to the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH), bringing total number of cases being reviewed to 19....

 2018-01-16 08:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Diana Danielle shows up in court in support of husband...

PETALING JAYA: Datin Diana Danielle showed up at the Petaling Jaya magistrate's court today to show her support for her husband Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari....

 2018-01-16 08:57 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Albay declares state of calamity amid threat of Mayon Volcano eruption...

[ventuno id='MCsxMDY4MDY2fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno]LEGAZPI CITY---The provincial board of Albay has declared a state of calamity in the province due to the threat of eruption of Mayon Volcano.Board Member Joseph Philip Lee, head of t...

 2018-01-16 08:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Watch these iconic Malay films for a glimpse into Singapore's history...
 2018-01-16 08:53 

The Strait Times

Debate on what flag to raise at Winter Olympics, amid hopes for thaw in inter-Korean ties...

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - With hopes rising for an inter-Korean thaw as North Korea plans to send its delegates to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, South Korea is eager to figure out the best ways to leverage the sporting event as an op...

 2018-01-16 08:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Dozens of toddlers die from malnutrition, measles in Papua...
 2018-01-16 08:51 

Malay Mail Online

FBI warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife, says report...

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 — US counterintelligence officials warned President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in early 2017 that Chinese-American businesswoman Wendi Deng Murdoch might be using their friendship to benefit Chinese government...

 2018-01-16 08:51 

Malay Mail Online

Wawrinka wins first match back after knee surgery...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 — Stan Wawrinka was upbeat after winning a tough first match at the Australian Open today since knee surgery last year, saying there was still pain but it was getting better.The three-time Grand Slam winner had a mid-match...

 2018-01-16 08:51 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Shell fuel heist case: Man charged with taking S$2.3 million stolen gas oil...

Wong Pei Ting 31 min 35 sec ago SINGAPORE — A Vietnamese man allegedly involved in pilfering fuel from Shell was hit...

 2018-01-16 08:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Andray Blatche to join Gilas for Fiba Qualifiers in February...

So far, Andray Blatche is still the man for Gilas Pilipinas.The naturalized center is expected to don the national colors in the second window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers in February.Gilas Pilipinas team manager Butch Antonio guaranteed th...

 2018-01-16 08:50 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Registration for 2019 admission to MOE Kindergartens opens next month...

Louisa Tang 1 hour 36 min ago SINGAPORE — Registration for admission to Ministry of Education (MOE) Kindergartens i...

 2018-01-16 08:49 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

6 mulcting Ecija cops, 2 civilians brought to DOJ for inquest...

The six policemen and two civilians nabbed for extorting money at a checkpoint in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija were brought to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for inquest proceedings, a Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF) official said on Tuesday.The six Ca...

 2018-01-16 08:49 

ABS-CBN

SC summons top security officials to oral arguments on Mindanao martial law extension...

MANILA - The Supreme Court has directed the country's top security officials to appear in oral arguments on petitions challenging the constitutionality of the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao....

 2018-01-16 08:49 

Bangkok Post

December arrivals hit record high...

Tourist arrivals jumped to a monthly record high of 3.5 million in December, bringing in 190 billion baht in revenue....

 2018-01-16 08:46 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong stocks rise to record as world-beating rally rolls on...

HONG KONG (Bloomberg) - Hong Kong's benchmark stock index closed Jan 16 at a record for the first time in more than a decade as a world-beating rally showed little signs of waning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 08:46 

Manila Bulletin

PCSO GM says Xmas party issue didn't affect President's trust in him...

The alleged lavish Christmas party of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) did not affect the trust and confidence of President Duterte in general manager Alexander Balutan and former chairman Jose Jorge Corpuz....

 2018-01-16 08:44 

ABS-CBN

Magnitude 4 quake strikes off Biliran...

A magnitude 4 earthquake struck off Biliran Island in the central Philippines on Tuesday, Phivolcs said....

 2018-01-16 08:43 

Malay Mail Online

James Gunn says 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3' confirmed for 2020...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — James Gunn has confirmed that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 will hit cinemas in 2020.When questioned about a third instalment by a fan on Twitter, the director simply responded: "Coming in 2020".Coming in 2020....

 2018-01-16 08:41 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

2 dead, 3 missing in Eastern Samar due to cold front...

TACLOBAN CITY---Two persons, including an 11-year-old boy died in Eastern Samar while three others went missing due to rough seas and flooding.Heavy rains also triggered flooding and evacuation in Capiz province.Ervin Rodriguez, 11, of Barangay Libertad i...

 2018-01-16 08:41 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

S'pore, M'sia settle on alignment for Woodlands-JB rail link...

Kenneth Cheng 1 hour 57 min ago SINGAPORE — The tracks of the Singapore-Johor Rapid Transit System (RTS) will bend ov...

 2018-01-16 08:39 

Malay Mail Online

Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within two years'...

YANGON, Jan 16 — Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate Rohingya displaced by an army crackdown "within two years", Dhaka said today, outlining the first clear timeline for a return of hundreds of thousands of refugees.The...

 2018-01-16 08:38 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Zubiri replaces proposed BBL with approved version of BTC...

After a phone call from President Rodrigo Duterte Monday, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has withdrawn his proposed Bangsamo Basic Law (BBL) and replaced it with a new measure, which is the approved version of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC). Zubir...

 2018-01-16 08:38 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Abhisit warns against 'Thai-ism democracy notion being excuse to neglect universal democratic values...

Ex-prime minister and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday that he understood the need to localise democracy, but stressed that Thai-ism democracy a term used on Saturday by PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha in reference to what he said would...

 2018-01-16 08:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Angelica Panganiban says she almost hired a private investigator to check on an ex-bf...

Kapamilya actress Angelica Panganiban is known for her no-holds-barred attitude in life, love and career. Just as she'll do everything for the man she loves, she will also do everything to bust out if something goes wrong, to the extent of almost hiri...

 2018-01-16 08:32 

Malay Mail Online

Medical ethics versus punitive amputation — Dr Raphael...

JANUARY 16 — Every doctor is bound by a number of basic medical ethics in day to day practice. These medical ethics is based on a set of values that professionals can refer to in the case of any confusion or conflict. Even though medical ethics...

 2018-01-16 08:31 

Manila Bulletin

Four killed after landslide hits 2 houses in Campostela Valley...

DAVAO CITY Four were killed in Compostela Valley after a landslide hit two houses around 8:30 p.m., the Municipal Disaster Risk Reducation and Management Office said....

 2018-01-16 08:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Lagman: House should not be a copycat of the President...

The House of Representatives should not serve as a copycat of the President, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman told the Supreme CourtTuesday.During the oral arguments on petitions to nullify the one-year martial law extension in Mindanao, Lagman said the House simp...

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