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 2018-12-10 07:39 

Malay Mail Online

Baru Bian: Works Ministry to appoint independent auditor to study toll issue...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The Works Ministry will appoint an independent auditor early next month to assist the government in preparing data analysis and recommendations pertaining to the issue of toll collection. Its Minister Baru Bian said data......

 2018-12-10 07:38 

ABS-CBN

Duterte gives financial aid to CAFGU troops...

Civilian Armed Force Geographical Unit forces in the military's roster will get P7,000 per month for November and December, under Executive Order No. 69 which was signed on Dec. 4....

 2018-12-10 07:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

AmBank BizRACE assists SMEs...
 2018-12-10 07:35 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dewan Rakyat Speaker: Sivarraajh still valid Cameron Highlands MP until disposal of appeal...
 2018-12-10 07:35 

Malay Mail Online

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant...

TOKYO, Dec 10 — Japanese prosecutors formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, local media reported today, meaning the tycoon will likely spend......

 2018-12-10 07:35 

Philippine Star

Palace claims Duterte's drug war protects lives on Human Rights Day...

The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte said it would remain steadfast in its campaign to rid the country of illegal drugs, crime and corruption as the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. by Gaea Kat...

 2018-12-10 07:35 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Dec. 10, 2018)...

A police officer was killed after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a bus along 11th Avenue corner Boni Serrano Street, Barangay 91, Caloocan City on Sunday morning....

 2018-12-10 07:34 

Malay Mail Online

IGP: Seven suspected terrorists detained...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Police detained seven individuals, including two Filipinos, on suspicion of being involved with terrorist groups in operations in Kelantan, Selangor, Sabah and Kedah. Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi......

 2018-12-10 07:33 

Malay Mail Online

Guan Eng: Malaysia will definitely take legal action against Goldman Sachs...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Malaysians can be assured that the government will persist with legal action against Goldman Sachs for collusion to defraud 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the finance minister said today. Lim Guan Eng said Attorney......

 2018-12-10 07:32 

Malay Mail Online

See Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac and Charlie Hunnam in 'Triple Frontier' (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Dec 10 — Netflix has released the first trailer for upcoming action thriller Triple Frontier that stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal. The film follows a team of former US Special Forces......

 2018-12-10 07:32 

Malay Mail Online

KL shares lower at mid-afternoon...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia remained lower at mid-afternoon today as the escalating concerns over the US-China trade dispute weighed on sentiment, a dealer said. At 3.05pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was......

 2018-12-10 07:30 

The Strait Times

Singtel's Dash e-wallet goes global with Visa and Apple Pay...

SINGAPORE - Apple fans can now use near-field communication (NFC) or tap-and-go technology, not just QR codes, to pay merchants worldwide with Singtel's mobile wallet app, Dash.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 07:29 

Bangkok Post

AirAsia's Vietnam venture hopes to take off in August...

HANOI: The Vietnam partner of AirAsia Group Bhd expects their new carrier to begin operations in August, joining the ranks of low-cost airlines in Southeast Asia as a growing middle class spurs many to travel by air....

 2018-12-10 07:28 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens' brains: study...

Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study....

 2018-12-10 07:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ex-Marina employee arrested for faking legal certificates...

A former employee of the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), who was allegedly involved in faking legal certificates, has been arrested by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents in Manila. The post Ex-Marina employee arrested for faking legal cer...

 2018-12-10 07:26 

Manila Bulletin

GM battle government to retain tax credit for electric cars...

General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several US factories and shed thousands of workers....

 2018-12-10 07:25 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Top IMF economist predicts 'sharper' US slowdown in 2020...

Americans will begin feeling the effects next year of a marked slowing in world economic growth but should be spared a new recession, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund said in remarks published Sunday....

 2018-12-10 07:24 

Malay Mail Online

Unemployed man gets jail, whipping for armed robbery...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — An unemployed man was sentenced to three years' jail and a stroke of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a Bangladeshi cashier of a convenience store at knife-point last month. Judge Mahyon Talib handed.....

 2018-12-10 07:24 

Manila Bulletin

NBI nabs extortionist...

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has arrested an extortionist who tried getting P20,000 from a seafarer in exchange for a certificate of proficiency in navigation....

 2018-12-10 07:23 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Australia accused of torture in refugee court case...

One thousand-plus asylum seekers being held by Australia in offshore detention centres are suing Canberra, alleging they have suffered torture and human rights abuses....

 2018-12-10 07:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Japan's top 3 telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment...
 2018-12-10 07:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Gamer charged by Australia police after 'livestreaming assault'...
 2018-12-10 07:13 

Bangkok Post

Poor queue to withdraw govt's B500 New Year handout...

Registered poor people flocked to ATMs of state-owned Krungthai Bank nationwide to withdraw the 500-baht New Year giveaway from the government that cost taxpayers 7.25 billion baht....

 2018-12-10 07:12 

Manila Bulletin

Coast Guard heightens alert in all ports for holiday rush...

All operating units of the Philippine Coast Guard were put on full alert status starting Monday in preparation for passengers traveling by sea during the holidays....

 2018-12-10 07:11 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte creates task force to end armed conflict...

A national task force has been created to put an end to the local communist armed conflict in the country based on a new order issued by President Duterte....

 2018-12-10 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

'Time has come' - Chinese police detain prominent 'house' church leaders...

BEIJING: Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China's most prominent Protestant...

 2018-12-10 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

'Time has come': Chinese police detain prominent 'house' church leaders...

BEIJING: Police have detained dozens of churchgoers and leaders of one of China's most prominent Protestant...

 2018-12-10 07:09 

Manila Bulletin

Samal, Bataan rising...

This once sleepy town, with a measly annual budget of P50 million, has since soared economically, with an annual budget of P200 million....

 2018-12-10 07:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Don't sell products through fake Instagram accounts with my daughter's name Siti Nurhaliza...
 2018-12-10 07:04 

Malay Mail Online

DAP says will keep chasing third vote but must prioritise Pakatan manifesto now...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Lim Guan Eng said DAP is not giving up on local council elections that the prime minister said today will not be reintroduced, but explained that Pakatan Harapan (PH) must deliver on its election manifesto first. The DAP......

 2018-12-10 07:03 

Manila Bulletin

Galvez bids farewell to AFP personnel...

Outgoing Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. thanked and congratulated every soldier, airman, sailor, marine and civilian human resource for a job well done during his 8-month stint as the 50th AFP Chief of Staff....

 2018-12-10 07:03 

Malay Mail Online

Asia markets tumble as dealers buffeted by negative issues...

HONG KONG, Dec 10 — Asian markets sank today as investors juggle a number of negative issues that have fuelled worries about the global outlook. The China-US trade row, the Huawei crisis, signs of weakness in the Chinese and US economies, and......

 2018-12-10 07:00 

Malay Mail Online

Serbia wants baby boom, but couples seem not in the mood...

BELGRADE, Dec 10 — "Give birth, don't delay!", says a rousing call by the Serbian state to young couples. "Let babies' cries be heard!" is another of the baby-making slogans Serbia is busy producing — while it struggles...

 2018-12-10 07:00 

Malay Mail Online

Huawei CFO bail hearing to resume in Canada as Beijing piles pressure...

TORONTO, Dec 10 — The CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is set to be back in a Canadian courtroom today, fighting for her freedom with the help of pressure from Beijing, while prosecutors argue she cannot be trusted. Huawei......

 2018-12-10 07:00 

Vietnam News

VN needs to embrace solar power quickly: conference...

Solar power has become an alternative to fossil energy in many places around the world, experts said....

 2018-12-10 07:00 

The Strait Times

Money FM podcast: The Hot Seat - Fading momentum for 2019 global growth...

Chief economist and managing director for DBS group research Taimur Baig, shares his economic outlook for next year in this Money FM podcast.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:59 

Manila Bulletin

Indian state elections could halt Prime Minister Modi's winning streak...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of jobs for growing numbers of young people could prove stumbling blocks for his re-election bid in May....

 2018-12-10 06:59 

Philippine Star

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant...

Japanese prosecutors formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, local media reported Monday, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas in a cell. by ...

 2018-12-10 06:58 

Tech in Asia

A company was sold at $100m in 20 months. Welcome to the crazy world of startups....

Recently, our writer Jack Ellis told the incredible story on the fast rise and exit of Spin....

 2018-12-10 06:58 

Malay Mail Online

Indian state elections could halt Prime Minister Modi's winning streak...

NEW DELHI, Dec 10 — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staring at election losses in big heartland states, polls show, suggesting that farm distress and a lack of jobs for growing numbers of young people could prove stumbling blocks for his......

 2018-12-10 06:58 

Manila Bulletin

P57M equipment upgrade for Eastern Visayas police...

PALO, Leyte - Internal security operations (ISO) equipment and field investigators crime scene kits were worth P57 million were distributed to police provincial mobile force battalions and police provincial offices on Monday....

 2018-12-10 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

Financial support granted to CAFGU personnel...

President Rodrigo Duterte has granted financial support to the Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Unit (CAFGU) personnel in appreciation of their contribution in addressing the country's security threats....

 2018-12-10 06:51 

The Strait Times

Malaysia police nab 7 suspected extremists linked to ISIS, Abu Sayyaf...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police said on Monday (Dec 10) they have thwarted terror plots with the arrests of six men and a woman with suspected militant links in a four-state swoop.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 06:51 

Malay Mail Online

Rosmah gets to celebrate birthday with Najib after all...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) released former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on bail shortly after arresting him over the alleged tampering of the federal audit report on 1MDB this morning. Najib was.....

 2018-12-10 06:50 

Manila Bulletin

4 NPA rebels yield in Nueva Ecija and Abra...

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union - Four New People's Army (NPA) rebels surrendered to government troops from the 84th, 91st and 24th Infantry Battalions, all under the command of the Philippine Army's 7th Infantry Division....

 2018-12-10 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Standard Chartered cuts jobs in UAE retail bank: sources...

Standard Chartered is cutting jobs in its retail bank in the United Arab Emirates, in part as more customers move to digital services, people ......

 2018-12-10 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Standard Chartered cuts jobs in UAE retail bank: Sources...

DUBAI: Standard Chartered is cutting jobs in its retail bank in the United Arab Emirates, in part as more customers move to digital services, ......

 2018-12-10 06:48 

Manila Bulletin

SK Federation chairman dies in Bulacan car crash...

PLARIDEL, Bulacan - The dream of an SK Federation, Chairman of the City of Malolos this province to be a model public servant someday came to an abrupt end when he figured a in a fatal car crash before dawn Monday in Barangay Sto. Nino....

 2018-12-10 06:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Worldwide Holdings allocates RM1b to develop WTE plant in Jeram, Selangor...
 2018-12-10 06:47 

Phnom Penh Post

Trump denies collusion after big revelations in Russia probe, International, Phnom Penh Post...

US President Donald Trump on Saturday again denied that his campaign colluded with Russian operatives, but made no comment on claims that he directly organised hush payments to ward off a possible sex scandal during his White House run....

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