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 2018-01-13 09:17 

The Strait Times

PM Prayut's cutouts a highlight of Thailand's Children's Day...

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thai children posed on Saturday (Jan 13) with life-sized cutouts of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as the cardboard figures of the junta leader made an appearance at the annual Children's Day festival.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2018-01-13 09:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

KLIA runaway 3 closed for urgent maintenance...

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur International Airports runaway 3 will be closed today facilitate urgent maintenance work....

 2018-01-13 09:15 

Malay Mail Online

'Window closing' for California mudslide searchers as death toll rises to 18...

MONTECITO (California), Jan 13 Rescue crews expanded their search yesterday for five missing people as the death toll rose to 18 from mudslides in Southern California that damaged hundreds of buildings and caked highways with sludge.About...

 2018-01-13 09:13 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Carlo Aquino makes movie comeback as male lead in 'Meet Me in St. Gallen'...

Award-winning actor Carlo Aquino will make a big screen comeback via upcoming movie "Meet Me In St. Gallen" opposite actress Bela Padilla.Carlo has spent quite some time away from the movie scene, now that he's returned to making films again, ...

 2018-01-13 09:11 

The Strait Times

Indian helicopter with 7 onboard goes missing...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - An Indian helicopter with seven people on board has gone missing off the coast of Mumbai, an official said on Saturday (Jan 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-13 09:10 

The Strait Times

Closure of Mount Vernon will leave Singapore with 20 per cent fewer funeral halls...

SINGAPORE - The upcoming closure of Mount Vernon Colubarium Complex will leave an ageing Singapore without a fifth of its publicly available funeral parlours.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-13 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf - Asia rally to stay one point clear of Europe in Malaysia...
 2018-01-13 09:09 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'John Wick' to get its own spin-off TV series...

It looks like another film franchise will get its own television treatment as entertainment company Starz stated that a "John Wick" series is coming soon.This was announced on Friday at the Television Critics Associations' Winter press tour. T...

 2018-01-13 09:02 

Malay Mail Online

Man's best friend goes high tech at gadget fest...

LAS VEGAS, Jan 13 Technology is going to the dogs.And to cats and horses, for that matter, as high-end gadgetry showcased at this weeks Consumer Electronics Show offered ways that smart devices can improve the lives of animals and their...

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Malay Mail Online

Man City's Jesus set to return next month...

LONDON, Jan 13 Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus could return in two to three weeks after receiving treatment on his knee injury in Spain, manager Pep Guardiola said yesterday.The 20-year-old, who has scored eight Premier League goals...

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Jan. 13, 2018)...

A drunk rookie policeman of Caloocan City was nabbed, along with his brother and cousin, after firing a shot during an altercation with his neighbor in Quezon City....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

People facing online password dilemma...

With their growing dependency on online accounts, people are increasingly facing a dilemma how to choose strong passwords to protect themselves and their data....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

VN Index rises for fifth straight session...

Vit Nams benchmark VN Index rose slightly yesterday as recent growth of local stocks triggered investors to sell to make some profit....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Experts see stable prices in 2018...

Economic experts forecast prices would be stable in 2018 and might even see a slight decrease, with inflation under control....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Deputy PM urges PetroVietnam to up efficiency...

Deputy Prime Minister Trnh nh Dng urged the Vit Nam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to focus on restructuring and improving business efficiency in 2018....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Capital to develop 11m sq.m housing...

The capital city of H Ni is planning to develop housing area covering 11 million sq.m in 2018, according to the municipal Department of Construction....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

HCM City tops state budget revenue target...

Total state budget revenue in HCM City reached VN347.98 trillion (US$15.32 billion) in 2017, slightly more than the years target, and up 13.5 per cent compared to 2016, according to the citys State Treasury....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Cn Th retail revenue hits 100 trillion...

Cn Ths revenue from retail sales and services reached VN106 trillion (US$4.7 billion), 10 per cent higher than 2016, according to Cn Th Citys Department of Industry and Trade....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Facebook urged to delete defamatory content...

Information and Communications Minister Trng Minh Tun acknowledged on Thursday that social network site Facebook has co-operated with the Government of Vit Nam in dealing with defamation of the nation....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Mechanical sector stuck at industry 2.0, needs drastic reform...

The nations mechanical sector need radical reform despite its recent progress in quality and output, experts and policymakers agree....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Companies upbeat on 2017 earnings...

Last year was favorable for hydropower companies as demand for electricity grew faster than power capacity. This was enhanced by early rainfall which helped increase production....

 2018-01-13 09:00 

Viet Nam News

VN app market needs to stay on its toes: experts...

Vit Nams much vaunted digital access and advantages that arise from it could run out of steam unless it is renewed and made more substantial, experts say....

 2018-01-13 08:59 

Malay Mail Online

US holiday spending surges to 12-year high, helped by tax cuts (VIDEO)...

CHICAGO, Jan 13 US holiday spending jumped 5.5 per cent its biggest gain since 2005 spurred by stronger employment, rising consumer confidence and expectations of higher wages and bonuses after the recent tax bill, the National Retail...

 2018-01-13 08:58 

ABS-CBN

Honest security guard returns wallet in Cagayan de Oro...

While riding a passenger jeepney on his way to work, Edwin Daguplo found a lost wallet containing cash worth P8,220, ID cards and documents....

 2018-01-13 08:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia to set up special court on human trafficking to expedite pending cases: Zahid...
 2018-01-13 08:57 

ABS-CBN

Galit sa principal? Paaralan sa Pangasinan, binulabog ng bomb scare...

Tumambad sa mga awtoridad nitong Sabado ng umaga ang iba't ibang sulat sa pader na tila nagbabanta sa umano'y nakaambang pagsabog ng bomba sa Juan G. Macaraeg National High School sa Binalonan, Pangasinan....

 2018-01-13 08:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Asean, India to work on enhancing food security...

NEW DELHI: Asean and India agreed to work more closely on enhancing food security and addressing the challenges of climate change at a meeting of their agriculture officials in New Delhi on Friday....

 2018-01-13 08:53 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Returning Novak Djokovic still managing elbow injury...

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Former world No. 1 Novak Djokovic admits his elbow is not yet 100 per cent as the Serb prepares to return from six months out at the Australian Open.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-13 08:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PBS members need to be wise, focused: Pairin...

KUNDASANG: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) members have been advised to be wise and focused in ensuring the partys struggles and objectives were met....

 2018-01-13 08:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Jaboneta wants to inspire more province-based players to dream big...

If there is a proverbial wall that separates Metro Manila from the provinces of the Philippines, then JanJan Jaboneta may have broken through it.Before he entered University of the Philippines, Jaboneta made his name in the Visayas as part of Sacred Heart...

 2018-01-13 08:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gordon: SolGen should not hinder SC request to get info on drug killings...

National security should not be a basis to refuse the Supreme Court (SC) of the information regarding the3,806 killed under legitimate police operations in connection with the government's war on drugs, according to Senator Richard Gordon.Solicitor Ge...

 2018-01-13 08:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Retired soldier who named Proton Saga passes away at age 71...

SUNGAI PETANI: A retired Army staff sergeant who shot to fame some three decades ago after winning the competition to name the national automobiles first model - Proton Saga, passed away on Friday. ...

 2018-01-13 08:45 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Double jackpot: Elderly husband, wife win $1 million each months apart...

A man in Massachusetts got lucky when he hit the jackpot of the state lottery, just months after his wife also won in a national draw.Robert Goodwin won $1 million (almost P50 million) from the Massachusetts State Lottery on Monday. His wife, Jane, won th...

 2018-01-13 08:45 

Malay Mail Online

Bayern down Leverkusen 3-1 as Bundesliga restarts...

BERLIN, Jan 13 Champions Bayern Munich survived some late pressure to win 3-1 and end Bayer Leverkusens 12-game unbeaten league run as they stretched their lead at the top to 14 points yesterday when the Bundesliga resumed after the winter...

 2018-01-13 08:43 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Brooklyn Beckham: Bench tees are great for skating...

In his black joggers, sneakers and white round-neck tee, 18-year-old Brooklyn Beckham looked like a regular skater boy. The first-born son of football star David Beckham and famous fashion designer wife Victoria, however is also a budding photographer wit...

 2018-01-13 08:41 

The Strait Times

Malaysian man who coined the name Proton Saga for the country's first national car dies aged 71...

SUNGAI PETANI - A Malaysian man who coined the name Proton Saga for the country's first national car more than three decades ago died on Friday (Jan 12) at the age of 71, Malaysian media reports said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-13 08:41 

Manila Standard

Baguio experiences coldest weather for this month...
 2018-01-13 08:37 

Philippine Star

Eastern Samar exec suspended for graft...

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has ordered the 90-day...

 2018-01-13 08:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Returning Djokovic still managing elbow injury...
 2018-01-13 08:34 

Manila Bulletin

P300-M drug rehab facility breaks ground in Sarangani...

ALABEL, Sarangani- Chinese and Philippine officials graced on Friday the groundbreaking of a P300-million drug rehabilitation facility here which will cater to more than 40, 000 drug surrenderees in the region....

 2018-01-13 08:34 

ABS-CBN

Away nanay: 2 babae nagsabunutan sa QC...

Dalawang nanay ang nagkasakitan dahil sa away ng kanilang mga anak sa Barangay Del Monte sa Quezon City nitong Sabado....

 2018-01-13 08:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal...
 2018-01-13 08:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Iran rules out any change to nuclear accord...
 2018-01-13 08:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why Pakistan continues to provide safe haven for the Afghan Taliban...
 2018-01-13 08:29 

ABS-CBN

Sugatang Philippine scops owl, na-rescue sa Baguio...

Ayon sa Baguio City Environment and Natural Resources Office, may malaking epekto ang malamig na panahon na nararanasan ngayon at polusyon sa hangin kaya nanghihina ang mga Philippine scops owl....

 2018-01-13 08:28 

Manila Bulletin

Mild quakes jolt Davao Oriental...

BUTUAN CITY - Two mild tectonic earthquakes jolted Davao Oriental Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said....

 2018-01-13 08:26 

Malay Mail Online

Zagat survey reveals the biggest tippers and spenders in US dining...

NEW YORK, Jan 13 The results of Zagat's latest National Dining Trends survey for the US sheds light on the country's most generous tippers, most expensive dining cities and the biggest deal breakers that put off diners today.For the survey,...

 2018-01-13 08:25 

Manila Bulletin

Palace on transitory govt: Anyone but Duterte...

If the House would insist on a transitory government in its push for federalism, then they would have to look for another leader, Malacaang said, as President Rodrigo Duterte is not interested in extending his term....

 2018-01-13 08:25 

Bangkok Post

Poll: Children want more family time...

Many children want their parents to set aside more family time and take trips together, according to an opinion survey released on Children's Day by Bangkok Poll....

 2018-01-13 08:24 

Malay Mail Online

Bigger screens, boosted performance: Standout TVs from CES 2018...

LAS VEGAS, Jan 13 With spectacular designs, bigger screens, richer colours and sharper image quality, TVs once again took centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, notably driven by innovation from LG and Samsung. Heres a...

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