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 2018-06-21 20:51 

The Strait Times

'Heartbroken' father of designer Kate Spade dies at age 89...

(REUTERS) - The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family said on Thursday (June 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-21 20:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Head of new US corporate health plan cites surgery as biggest cost...

San Diego: Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon who was named this week to head the company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase ......

 2018-06-21 20:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Largest US banks clear first hurdle in Fed's toughest annual stress tests...

WASHINGTON: The 35 largest US banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough ......

 2018-06-21 20:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Largest banks clear US Fed's toughest annual stress tests...

The 35 largest U.S. banks are poised to put more money toward dividends, share buybacks and business investments, after clearing the first stage ......

 2018-06-21 20:49 

ABS-CBN

Empleyado ng city hall at dating pulis, tiklo sa droga sa CDO...

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - Arestado ang isang empleyado ng Cagayan De Oro city hall at isang dating pulis matapos sila maaktuhan na gumagamit ng iligal na droga sa loob ng isang boarding house sa Burgos-Macahambus Streets, Huwebes ng gabi....

 2018-06-21 20:45 

Channel NewsAsia

'Heartbroken' father of designer Kate Spade dies at age 89...

REUTERS: The father of fashion designer Kate Spade has died just over two weeks after the suicide of his daughter, the family said on Thursday. ......

 2018-06-21 20:42 

The Strait Times

Judge denies request by ex-Trump campaign aide to suppress evidence...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - A federal judge on Thursday (June 21) declined a request by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to suppress evidence seized from a storage unit by investigators for Special Counsel Robert Mueller.. Rea...

 2018-06-21 20:40 

Channel NewsAsia

PayPal to acquire fraud prevention company Simility for US$120 million...

PayPal Holdings Inc has agreed to acquire fraud prevention technology company Simility for US$120 million in cash, it said on Thursday....

 2018-06-21 20:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Admin, opposition united for mental healthcare...

For Filipinos struggling with mental health problems in their families and communities alone and in silence, help is here. "No longer shall Filipinos suffer silently in the dark," Sen. Risa Hontiveros said in a statement on Thursday, a day after P...

 2018-06-21 20:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Dow down for eighth straight day on trade war worries...

NEW YORK: The Dow fell for an eighth straight session on Thursday (Jun 21) on trade war fears, with automakers tumbling following a profit warning ......

 2018-06-21 20:34 

ABS-CBN

Dutch cops bust 'made-to-order' Philippine child sex gang...

Dutch police said Thursday they helped crack a child sex abuse ring in the Philippines offering babies as young as five months for "made-to-order" online pedophilia cases....

 2018-06-21 20:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

What went before: Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) declared unconstitutional...

On July 1, 2014, the Supreme Court struck down then President Benigno Aquino III's Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional. According to the high court, the DAP violated constitutional provisions that bar cross-border transfer of s...

 2018-06-21 20:29 

Philippine Star

Pacquiao assures fight with Matthysse will happen...

Manny Pacquiao's fight with WBA welterweight titlist Lucas Matthysse will go on as planned on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, despite claims that the bout is in serious jeopardy. by Dino Maragay...

 2018-06-21 20:25 

Saigon Times

Smart tourism becoming trendy: experts...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC Smart tourism, which indicates the reliance of tourist sites, their industries and their guests on technologies, has become a new trend, said experts at a smart tourism forum on June 21....

 2018-06-21 20:22 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup; Croatia advances...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia --- Lionel Messi and his Argentina teammates are on the verge of World Cup elimination. Croatia is moving on. Argentina was handily beaten by Croatia 3-0, a loss that makes advancement very difficult with only one group match remai...

 2018-06-21 20:19 

The Strait Times

World Cup: Messi's Argentina on brink of exit as Croatia qualify for knockouts...

Second-half goals from Ante Rebis, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved 3-0 victory for Croatia, as Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-21 20:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: England beat Australia by six wickets, lead ODI series 4-0...

CHESTER-LE-STREET: England beat Australia by six wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Chester-le-Street on Thursday (Jun 21) as they ......

 2018-06-21 20:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Hodeidah offensive prompts France to downgrade Yemen conference...

PARIS: France is downgrading an international humanitarian conference on Yemen after Saudi-led coalition forces stormed the main port Hodeidah, ......

 2018-06-21 20:15 

Channel NewsAsia

US's Kushner meets with Egypt, Qatar leaders about Mideast plan...

WASHINGTON: White House adviser Jared Kushner met separately on Thursday with the leaders of Egypt and Qatar, two in a series of meetings Kushner ......

 2018-06-21 20:15 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo welcomes tiny primate...

Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo has welcome a new addition - a baby white-ear marmoset - although the zoo officials could not tell its gender because it kept hanging onto its mother's back. The baby marmoset was born on June 12....

 2018-06-21 20:14 

ABS-CBN

The ANC Brief: June 22, 2018...

These are the stories ANC will be covering today:...

 2018-06-21 20:14 

The Strait Times

World Cup: Argentina 0 Croatia 3 - 5 things you need to know...

Argentina's World Cup hopes were left hanging by a thread as they were decisively outplayed by an imperious Croatia on Thursday (June 21), with the Balkan nation emerging3-0 victors. Croatia were electric and invoked memories of the swashbuckling 1998...

 2018-06-21 20:09 

Jakarta Post

Mother allegedly beats son to death for stealing her money...

A child was reportedly beaten to death with a water dipper by his mother in Malang, East Java on Tuesday....

 2018-06-21 20:07 

Bangkok Post

Croatia crush Argentina in match and spirit...

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia: Argentina slipped to the brink of an embarrassing World Cup group-stage exit on Thursday after Croatia beat the South Americans 3-0 to progress to the last 16....

 2018-06-21 20:06 

The Strait Times

I'm not one of Wimbledon favourites, insists Djokovic...

LONDON (AFP) - Novak Djokovic may have won Wimbledon three times, but the former world number one insists he isn't one of the favourites to land the All England Club crown this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-21 20:01 

Channel NewsAsia

World Cup: Argentina on brink of exit after Croatia drubbing...

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia: Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of ......

 2018-06-21 20:00 

Channel NewsAsia

World Cup matches screened for Moscow commuters in metro carriages...

MOSCOW: Some Muscovites have found their daily commute on one of the busiest underground systems in the world flying past after city authorities ......

 2018-06-21 19:59 

Jakarta Post

Police question personnel witnessing alleged street attack by lawmaker...

The South Jakarta Police have questioned two traffic police officers who witnessed an incident on June 10 when lawmaker Herman Hery allegedly beat a man and his wife on Jl. Arteri Pondok Indah, South Jakarta....

 2018-06-21 19:56 

Jakarta Post

Neighbors help children found neglected in East Java village...

Five children below the age of 5 were found neglected at their home in Pendem village in Kota Batu, East Java, on Monday....

 2018-06-21 19:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Russian amber sellers hope World Cup shines a light on 'Baltic gold'...

MOSCOW: Soccer fans travelling to Kaliningrad, one of Russia's 11 World Cup host cities, could strike gold on its nearby Baltic Sea beach resorts....

 2018-06-21 19:51 

Jakarta Post

Jokowi wishes for Indonesia's well-being on his birthday...

For President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, this Thursday was just another ordinary working day, even though it coincides with the celebration of his 57th birthday....

 2018-06-21 19:50 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Yingluck thanks supporters on her first birthday in exile...

FORMER prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra sent a message to her supporters as she celebrated her first birthday in exile since fleeing Thailand last August....

 2018-06-21 19:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia sprays vanilla to repel World Cup gnats in Volgograd...

Russian authorities said on Thursday they were spraying the area outside the World Cup stadium with vanilla concentrate to prevent gnats from ......

 2018-06-21 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Survivors report 220 migrants drown off Libya in recent days - UNHCR...

GENEVA: Survivors have reported that about 220 migrants drowned off the coast of Libya in the last few days while trying to reach Europe, putting ......

 2018-06-21 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Survivors report 220 migrants drowned off Libya in recent days - UNHCR...

TRIPOLI/GENEVA: Survivors have reported that about 220 migrants drowned off the coast of Libya in the last few days while trying to reach Europe, ......

 2018-06-21 19:40 

The Strait Times

Key immigration vote postponed in US Congress: House aide...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A key vote on immigration reform was postponed in the US Congress Thursday (June 21) as Republicans failed to garner enough support for the legislation that would address the issue of family separation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-21 19:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Pentagon asked to prepare 20,000 beds for migrant children...

WASHINGTON: The US Department of Health and Human Services has asked the Pentagon to prepare to house up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children ......

 2018-06-21 19:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Pentagon to prepare 20,000 beds for migrant children...

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon will prepare to house up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on military bases, a US military spokesman said on ......

 2018-06-21 19:32 

ABS-CBN

'Marijuana supplier' sa ilang paaralan, arestado...

Lima ang arestado sa magkahiwalay na buy-bust operation ng pulisya sa Quezon City....

 2018-06-21 19:31 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Chinese encroachment 'causing hunger' of fishers' families...

PALAUIG, ZAMBALES --- Chinese encroachment at Panatag Shoal (internationally known as Scarborough Shoal) has brought nothing but hunger to fishermen in this province and nearby Pangasinan, a group of subsistence fisher folk said. In a three-page letter to...

 2018-06-21 19:29 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Chuvit sentenced to one-month jail for violating anti-graft law...

CHUVIT KAMOLVISIT, a former massage-parlour owner and politician who has become a media celebrity, was on Thursday sentenced to a month in jail for failing to report his co-ownership in a restaurant....

 2018-06-21 19:27 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Duterte defends Boracay land reform...

ILOILO CITY --- President Duterte on Wednesday defended the planned land reform in Boracay amid criticisms that the island was hardly arable. "I don't care. It's the problem of the Department of Agriculture, not mine. If it is arable land, fin...

 2018-06-21 19:25 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Mayor, aide get jail sentence for stripping reporter to underpants...

A VETERAN Khon Kaen politician and his secretary were on Thursday handed two-month prison sentences for stripping a reporter to his underpants in 2016....

 2018-06-21 19:25 

Channel NewsAsia

France yet to shine but Kante's steel bodes well...

While their attack has yet to sparkle, France have shown the grit and steel that could still take them to the deep end of the World Cup as they ......

 2018-06-21 19:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Gueverra junks Napoles bid to turn state witness...

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra is not keen on personally drawing additional information from alleged mastermind Janet Lim Napoles about other officials who may have been involved in the pork barrel scam. Guevarra said he would leave it up to the Natio...

 2018-06-21 19:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Duterte warns BI agents: Don't extort money from tourists...

President Duterte has warned immigration officers he would send them to Jolo, Sulu, if they were found to have extorted money from tourists, especially Chinese and Koreans."Immigration officers, if a tourist has already exited their airport and is giv...

 2018-06-21 19:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Guevarra: I followed rule of law on Sister Fox's case...

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said he was only following the law and President Duterte's instruction when he nullified the Bureau of Immigration order forfeiting the missionary visa of Australian missionary nun Sister Patricia Fox.The President h...

 2018-06-21 19:21 

Jakarta Post

Australia deports Indonesian man for possessing child porn...

Australian authorities have deported a 65-year-old Indonesian national for allegedly carrying digital child pornography into Australia....

 2018-06-21 19:17 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Philippines experiences longest day of the year...

The Philippines and the rest of the world experienced on Thursday the longest daytime for the year, the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) indicated.Also known as the summer solstice, this event was followed by the start of shorter days and longer nights for count...

 2018-06-21 19:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Seafood tied to more sex and faster conception...

Reuters Health - Couples who eat a lot of seafood may have sex more often and get pregnant more quickly than those who shun the shellfish and ......

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