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 2018-09-18 15:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Ruling next week on Danish sub killer's sentencing appeal...

COPENHAGEN: A Danish court said on Tuesday (Sep 18) it will rule next week on a sentencing appeal by Peter Madsen, convicted for the 2017 murder ......

 2018-09-18 15:18 

ABS-CBN

Rescuers race against time to find Itogon landslide survivors...

Rescuers have found 15 bodies while scores remain missing....

 2018-09-18 15:15 

Malay Mail Online

Dr M-Anwar pairing will bring back good old days, says PKR veep...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 18 — The pair of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, should he be appointed as deputy prime minister, will be able to bring back the country's "good old days", according to PKR vice-presid...

 2018-09-18 15:13 

Manila Bulletin

Police reprimands motorcycle riders without helmet...

Policemen reprimanded a motorcycle rider and his father for not wearing helmets while plying along Batino Street corner Aurora Boulevard, Barangay Duyan Duyan, Quezon City....

 2018-09-18 15:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Syria shoots down Russian plane during Israeli air strike...
 2018-09-18 15:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Russians could face jail for not deleting news judged 'fake'...

MOSCOW: Russians who refuse to take down online information that has been judged...

 2018-09-18 15:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Tun and Mahathir among most popular names in Malaysia...

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad seems to be quite popular among parents in the country. According to the National ......

 2018-09-18 15:11 

Malay Mail Online

MACC raids Felcra office in RM4m training contract probe...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) confirmed having conducted a raid at a Felcra Behad subsidiary office in Setapak here in connection with its investigation on a 53-year-old man for alleged power abuse and......

 2018-09-18 15:11 

Jakarta Post

Prosecutors call for Jambi rape victim to be punished to deter abortion...

The Muarabulian Prosecutor's Office has appealed the Jambi High Court's verdict to acquit a 15-year-old rape victim in Jambi of abortion, saying her punishment would serve as a "lesson"....

 2018-09-18 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Russian hair salon chain cuts all the frills...

MOSCOW: A new chain of hair salons in Russia offering haircuts for just US$3 by employing no staff except for hairdressers is expanding and thinks ......

 2018-09-18 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Man City have best players in the world, says Arteta...

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta believes the Premier League champions have the best players in the world ......

 2018-09-18 15:10 

Cebu Daily News

DPWH CLOSES PART OF SECOND BRIDGE...

Traffic flow is expected to drastically slow down; CTMS to provide U-turn slots for traffic rerouting The public works department will close a part of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge starting Thursday to allow the repair of its viaduct. The temporary closure wi...

 2018-09-18 15:10 

Manila Standard

Sultan's ICC bid 'propaganda'...
 2018-09-18 15:09 

Malay Mail Online

Dr M: Market nasi lemak, tosei, dim sum globally via franchises...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants to see Malaysia's nasi lemak, tosei and dim sum being marketed globally through a franchise system someday. "There is a lot of food in Malaysia that can be marketed as the country is endowed...

 2018-09-18 15:07 

Cebu Daily News

Duterte to visit Cebu on Friday...

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will visit Cebu anew on Friday for a speaking engagement in Lapu-Lapu City. This is Mr. Duterte's seventh visit to Cebu this year, which comes barely a month after his visit to Mandaue City last August, for the city's Cha...

 2018-09-18 15:05 

Cebu Daily News

Battle royale shaping up in city's South District...

PESQUERA VS ABELLANOSA IT is still eight months before the 2019 midterm elections, but this early, the two congressional aspirants for the city's South District have already unvieled some of their planned projects. And while they belong to opposing po...

 2018-09-18 15:05 

The Strait Times

Hungry Venezuelans fume as President Nicolas Maduro filmed munching on meat in Salt Bae's restaurant in Turkey...

CARACAS (AFP) - Impoverished Venezuelans have reacted with fury after videos of President Nicolas Maduro gorging on succulent pieces of meat in a restaurant owned by a celebrity Turkish chef went viral.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-18 15:05 

Manila Standard

Military in relief mission attacked...
 2018-09-18 15:05 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Section 377A should not be repealed under present circumstances: Archbishop of Singapore...

1 hour 31 min ago SINGAPORE — The Archbishop of Singapore on Tuesday (Sept 18) spelt out his position o...

 2018-09-18 15:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Apple escapes China tariff hit for now, but threats loom...
 2018-09-18 15:04 

Cebu Daily News

NBI starts probe on Blanco killing...

Cimafranca: 2 watchmen are not in hiding Now that the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) has stepped in to probe the death of Ronda Mayor Mariano "Nonie" Blanco III, hope is high that his killers will soon be brought to ju...

 2018-09-18 15:02 

Cebu Daily News

The Candidates: Cordova and Dumanjug...

Melody Infante Age: 20 Town: Cordova Course: BA Psychology graduate (University of the Philippines Cebu) Titles: University Queen 2017 and Miss Sibonga 2015 BINIBINING Cebu 2018 is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Melody Infante. "This pageant wil...

 2018-09-18 15:01 

Cebu Daily News

BSP sees yearend in country's inflation woes...

Some of the price increases that have pushed the country's inflation rate to its highest in nearly a decade can be attributed to a weak peso, which has been on a downtrend since the start of the year, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Go...

 2018-09-18 15:01 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Inter-Korea summit at Pyongyang...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday (Sept 18) began a three-day summit in Pyongyang aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear diplomacy. A warm welcome ceremony at the Pyongyang International Airport was followed by...

 2018-09-18 15:01 

Malay Mail Online

Health D-G: Those affected by alcohol poisoning had history as heavy drinkers...

PETALING JAYA, Sept 18 — The Ministry of Health explained today that those affected by suspected alcohol poisoning were found to have a history of compounded hard liquor intake and showed symptoms of methanol poisoning. Health director-general......

 2018-09-18 15:00 

Tech in Asia

The most complete list of tech and startup events in Singapore...

Mingling or gaining knowledge? We've curated for you the most comprehensive list of events in the tech and startup community, sorted by topic and date....

 2018-09-18 15:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple escapes China tariff hit for now, but threats loom...

WASHINGTON: The latest round of tariffs imposed on China imposed by President Donald Trump appeared to largely spare Apple and other consumer ......

 2018-09-18 15:00 

Manila Standard

PAL to implement new 'closure time'...
 2018-09-18 15:00 

Vietnam News

Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200bn in goods...

US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with tariffs starting next week on another US$200 billion in imports and threatening to target even more if Beijing retaliates....

 2018-09-18 14:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bob Seger hangs up guitar after half-century career...
 2018-09-18 14:58 

Cebu Daily News

Coke explores possibility of using cannabis in wellness drinks...

THE Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is "closely watching" the expanding use of a cannabis element in drinks, another sign cannabis and cannabis-infused products are getting more acceptance in mainstream culture and a harder look from long-establi...

 2018-09-18 14:57 

Malay Mail Online

German court releases Iraqi suspect in Chemnitz stabbing...

BERLIN, Sept 18 — A German court today released an Iraqi asylum seeker detained last month over the fatal stabbing of a Cuban-German man that set off violent protests by far-right radicals, his lawyer and a prosecutor said. A Syrian man who was......

 2018-09-18 14:56 

Malay Mail Online

Peru president's call for no-confidence vote not a power grab, says minister...

LIMA, Sept 18 — Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra decision to trigger a legislative procedure that could allow him to dissolve Congress is not a power grab but a constitutional way to pressure lawmakers to pass urgent reforms, his foreign......

 2018-09-18 14:56 

Jakarta Post

Higher oil price to boost state revenue, increase subsidies...

The increase of the global crude oil price has changed Indonesia's outlook for revenue and subsidies, estimated to grow 50 percent to Rp 240 trillion (US$16 billion) and Rp 148 trillion, respectively by the end of this year....

 2018-09-18 14:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Spanish golfer found dead at US course, man charged with murder...
 2018-09-18 14:55 

Malay Mail Online

Watch the trailer for Gareth Evans' 'Apostle' (VIDEO)...

NEW YORK, Sept 18 — Gareth Evans has returned to home shores for Apostle, which is less kung fu and more cultic survival horror — though this debut trailer sneaks in a martial arts sequence among more gruesome scenes. In between breakout actio...

 2018-09-18 14:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Germany's far-right AfD moves against handful of radicals...

Two regional branches of the anti-immigration far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) have taken steps to penalise members over suspected links ......

 2018-09-18 14:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Ex-minister Mustapa Mohamed quits UMNO after more than 40 years...

KOTA BHARU, Kelantan: Malaysia's former Minister for International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed on Tuesday (Sep 18) announced his ......

 2018-09-18 14:52 

ABS-CBN

Sanctions sought for Mocha Uson, blogger over offensive sign language video...

"Furthermore, the acts of Asec. Uson are deemed unbecoming of a government official who, according to RA 6713, is expected to have a high standard of ethics in public service. We urge this government to consider the removal of Asec. Uson."...

 2018-09-18 14:52 

Malay Mail Online

Priority for youth NGO funding on activities, not management, says Syed Saddiq...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 18 — The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) has determined that the funding priorities for youth non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will now be for programmes and activities rather than management, said its minister Syed Saddiq......

 2018-09-18 14:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Tun' and 'Mahathir' among popular names in Malaysia...
 2018-09-18 14:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Aurora says no deal with beverage makers for weed-based drinks...

REUTERS: Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Tuesday it had not partnered with any beverage company, responding to a media report that Coca-Cola Co was in ......

 2018-09-18 14:50 

Manila Standard

Koreans still top foreign arrivals in Philippines...
 2018-09-18 14:50 

Jakarta Post

Moon landing: South Korean leader arrives in Pyongyang for summit...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday for his third summit this year with Kim Jong Un as he seeks to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States....

 2018-09-18 14:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Silver lining from AHF for Malaysia...
 2018-09-18 14:48 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

China to take countermeasure after US imposes new tariffs...

China will have to take countermeasures to respond to the US' fresh tariff decision, in a move to safeguard the country's legitimate interests and the global free trade order, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday....

 2018-09-18 14:47 

ABS-CBN

ALAMIN: Winning combination sa P650-M UltraLotto jackpot...

Wala pa ring nanalo ng P650,886,268 jackpot prize sa UltraLotto 6/58 ng Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) nitong Martes....

 2018-09-18 14:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Anwar Ibrahim says open to special role for Mahathir after he steps down as Malaysia's prime minister...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim said that it is unlikely Mahathir Mohamad will want to remain in government after he steps down as prime ......

 2018-09-18 14:45 

Channel NewsAsia

EU to scrap lawsuit against Ireland after Apple pays back taxes...

EU antitrust regulators plan to drop legal action against Ireland after iPhone maker Apple paid 13.1 billion euros (US$15.3 billion) in back taxes ......

 2018-09-18 14:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Education Ministry ready to relocate UPSR candidates affected by natural disaster...

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