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 2018-01-16 07:55 

Phnom Penh Post

Fine dining without the fuss at Khéma La Poste...

Winning plaudits for making fine dining affordable, Khma's outlets on Rue Pasteur and in the Postal District beside Wat Phnom are bringing a smart, sophisticated edge to the city's culinary scene. Set in a restored colonial building, Khma La Poste...

 2018-01-16 07:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast...
 2018-01-16 07:54 

The Strait Times

Watch the rare coincidence of 3 moons, last seen in 1866, on Jan 31...

SINGAPORE - On Jan 31, a rare astronomical event will occur: A coincidence of three moons - a lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:54 

The Strait Times

Select Committee on fake news seeks public's suggestions, will hold open hearings in March...

SINGAPORE - A Select Committee tasked to look into ways Singapore can tackle online fake news is inviting the general public to submit their views and suggestions on the matter.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:53 

Malay Mail Online

Najib: No more confrontational diplomacy between Malaysia and Singapore...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 "We certainly don't want to return to the era of confrontational diplomacy and bark rhetoric between the two countries," said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in referring to Malaysia-Singapore...

 2018-01-16 07:52 

Channel NewsAsia

StanChart robbery suspect David Roach faces UK court on extradition...
 2018-01-16 07:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Karthik replaces injured Saha in India squad for third test...
 2018-01-16 07:48 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

The story behind those 'Lego people' photos of the Zaring family from Missouri...

It was supposed to be just like any other family photo, until the photographer messed it all up.A family in Missouri reached unexpected internet fame when they shared their badly edited family photos on Facebook.Uploaded by Pam and Dave Zaring on Saturday...

 2018-01-16 07:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods invites public to submit written representations...
 2018-01-16 07:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Halep survives date with Destanee to reach second round...
 2018-01-16 07:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Explosion destroys three Belgian buildings, injuring 14...
 2018-01-16 07:44 

ABS-CBN

Solicitor General denies Palace hand in Rappler case...

Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday denied that President Rodrigo Duterte and other Palace officials "pressured" the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to pursue charges against online news website Rappler....

 2018-01-16 07:43 

Manila Bulletin

DOJ mulls legal action vs Rappler...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has begun looking into possible legal actions it will take against the popular online multimedia news site Rappler....

 2018-01-16 07:43 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Many injured in Samut Prakan ammonia leak...

Ammonia leaked from a storage facilty in Samut Prakan on Monday, with the incident injuring many people nearby and killing a number of chickens in the area....

 2018-01-16 07:42 

The Strait Times

Ascendas-Singbridge joint venture starts office tower construction in Ho Chi Minh City's first business park...

SINGAPORE - Urban solutions provider Ascendas-Singbridge and its joint venture partner, Saigon Bund Capital Partners, on Tuesday (Jan 16) announced that construction works for an office tower in Ho Chi Minh City's first fully integrated business park ...

 2018-01-16 07:40 

Malay Mail Online

Inquiry into Tanjung Bungah landslide to start next week...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — An official inquiry into the deadly October 21 landslide in Tanjung Bungah that took the lives of 11 construction workers will start next week.The State Commission of Enquiry (SCE) into the incident will commence public...

 2018-01-16 07:40 

Malay Mail Online

China's Xi urges Trump to seek settlement of trade disputes...

BEIJING, Jan 16 — Chinese leader Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump that the two sides must work together to find solutions to trade and economic disputes, state media reported.The two leaders spoke at Trump's request, the state-run...

 2018-01-16 07:35 

The Strait Times

Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against suicide bombings...

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday (Jan 16) says.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:34 

The Strait Times

Fire rips through 17th century heritage building in Indonesia...

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - A huge fire destroyed most of a Dutch colonial heritage site dating back to the 17th century, including a maritime museum, in the north of the capital Jakarta on Tuesday (Jan 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:34 

Manila Bulletin

Alternate routes in Albay identified for worst-case scenario...

Alternate routes were identified in case of a worst scenario in the province of Albay as the Mayon Volcano continues to spew lava fountain, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said....

 2018-01-16 07:33 

The Strait Times

Golf: Louis Oosthuizen, Pat Perez, Gavin Green praise condition of Serapong Course ahead of SMBC Singapore Open...

SINGAPORE - The sun was finally out and so were some of the SMBC Singapore Open's biggest names, who gave a ringing endorsement of the Sentosa Golf Club's Serapong course on Tuesday (Jan 16), the first day of practice.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-01-16 07:31 

Malay Mail Online

Marrybrown's Nasi Lemak Ice Cream: Yay or nay? (VIDEO)...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Much like soya bean milk and cincau, nasi lemak and ice cream are a food combination that you don't expect to work. One's spicy, one's cold. One's savoury, while the other is sweet. It's ridiculous, so ridi...

 2018-01-16 07:31 

Manila Bulletin

Despite refund, Sanofi not yet off the hook...

Sanofi's refund was a "step in the right direction" but the government will pursue the investigation into the possible accountability of the company over the controversial dengue vaccination program, according to Presidential spokesman Harry R...

 2018-01-16 07:31 

Malay Mail Online

US oil industry set to break record, upend global trade...

HOUSTON, Jan 16 — Surging shale production is poised to push US oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day — toppling a record set in 1970 and crossing a threshold few could have imagined even a decade ago.And this new record,...

 2018-01-16 07:30 

Philippine Star

Clippers nip Rockets for 5th win in a row...

LOS ANGELES — Lou Williams scored 31 points, Blake Griffin added 29 before his ejection, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Houston Rockets, 113-102,...

 2018-01-16 07:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Navy's eastern fleet to get four next generation patrol vessels...

KOTA KINABALU: Four new generation patrol vessels will be assigned for the Royal Malaysian Navy's Eastern Fleet Command operations....

 2018-01-16 07:29 

Malay Mail Online

KL shares remain in the red at mid-afternoon...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Shares prices Bursa Malaysia remained in the red as at mid-afternoon today due to continued profit taking in selected technology and consumer counters, amid mixed sentiment on regional markets, dealers said.At 3pm, the...

 2018-01-16 07:27 

Malay Mail Online

Dr M: Pakatan will deal privately with dissent over PM pick...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 16 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Pakatan Harapan will discreetly address members' complaints about his selection as its candidate for prime minister.The PH chairman said the matter will be resolved internally, claiming...

 2018-01-16 07:26 

The Strait Times

Ensure slopes are well maintained to prevent damage during intense weather: BCA...

SINGAPORE - Property owners and management corporations should ensure that sloping areas at their buildings have reinforcements to prevent slips during heavy rain.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:26 

The Strait Times

Firms' payment performance rebounds in 2017; partial payment hits 7-year high...

SINGAPORE - The payment performance of local firms improved from an all-time low in 2016, with the annual average proportion of prompt payments rising from 43.77 per cent to 48.40 per cent in 2017.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Fire rips through 17th century heritage building in Indonesia...
 2018-01-16 07:22 

The Strait Times

Asian shares hit record high, euro near 3-year top...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Asian shares erased early modest losses and pushed to a fresh record high, while the euro remained within sight of a 3-year peak on rising expectations that the European Central Bank could pare its monetary stimulus.. Read more at strait...

 2018-01-16 07:21 

Manila Bulletin

Restive Mayon sends 22,000 evacuating in Albay...

The number of families affected by Mayon volcano's increasing unrest has already reached 5,318 or 21,823 persons from 25 barangays in Albay province....

 2018-01-16 07:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Djokovic elbows Young out to reach second round...
 2018-01-16 07:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Djokovic elbows Young out to reach second round...
 2018-01-16 07:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Qantas changes website to recognise Chinese territories...
 2018-01-16 07:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia - Singapore ink agreement on RTS...

Malaysia - Singapore ink agreement on RTS...

 2018-01-16 07:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia, Singapore ink bilateral agreement on RTS...

SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore today signed a bilateral agreement on the Rapid Transit System (RTS) link, eight years after the idea was first mooted....

 2018-01-16 07:16 

Malay Mail Online

New Dacsee platform seeks to disrupt ride-sharing services...

PETALING JAYA, Jan 16 — A new entrant to the local ride-sharing scene is looking to shake up the segment by allowing drivers to form their own fleets and break free of their current reliance on the firms running the services.As its...

 2018-01-16 07:16 

Malay Mail Online

'Oh Happy Day' singer Hawkins dies at 74 (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Award-winning gospel singer Edwin Hawkins, best known for a hit arrangement of Oh Happy Day, has died at the age of 74.Credited with being one of the founders of modern gospel music, Hawkins died yesterday at his...

 2018-01-16 07:16 

Malay Mail Online

Hydrometric modelling study in the works to raise yield of Johor River, say PM Lee, Najib...

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Singapore and Malaysia will carry out a hydrometric modelling study of the Johor River, with the aim of increasing its yield and conserving supply in the Linggiu Reservoir.The Linggiu Reservoir discharges water into the...

 2018-01-16 07:13 

Channel NewsAsia

14 injured in suspected gas explosion in Belgium's Antwerp...
 2018-01-16 07:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Do parents make kids fat?...
 2018-01-16 07:13 

The Strait Times

Thailand just got the most tourists ever as boom continues...

BANGKOK (BLOOMBERG) - Thailand received a record number of foreign tourists for a single month as a boom in arrivals continues.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Kerber consigns 2017 to the history books...
 2018-01-16 07:10 

Malay Mail Online

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

SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — A Vietnamese man allegedly involved in pilfering fuel from Shell was hit with two fresh charges this morning, bringing the total worth of gas oil he purportedly received illegally to over S$2.3 million (RM6.89...

 2018-01-16 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Asian shares hit record high, euro near three-year top...
 2018-01-16 07:09 

Malay Mail Online

Philippine volcano 'fireworks' draw tourists as residents flee...

LEGAZPI, Jan 16 — Spectacular lava "fireworks" shooting from its crater are drawing tourists to the Philippines' most active volcano, authorities said today as scientists warned of a potential dangerous eruption within days.Lava...

 2018-01-16 07:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Philippine volcano 'fireworks' draw tourists as residents flee...
 2018-01-16 07:06 

Malay Mail Online

Sharapova finds her groove on Melbourne return...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Maria Sharapova's previous match at the Australian Open sent her career spiralling to the darkest of depths but she returned in bright sunshine today with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons.The...

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