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 2018-06-24 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll...

ISTANBUL, June 25 — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday declared victory in tightly-contested presidential and parliamentary elections, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the.....

 2018-06-24 23:36 

Malay Mail Online

Revisiting high-profile criminal cases an attempt to boost Dr M's legitimacy, say analysts...

SINGAPORE, June 25 — The decision by Putrajaya to reopen high profile criminal cases that took place on the watch of the previous government is an attempt by the Mahathir administration to boost its legitimacy, say analysts interviewed by TODAY.......

 2018-06-24 23:36 

Malay Mail Online

Exploring Putrajaya by tandem bike — Kannan Pasamanickam...

JUNE 25 — A tandem bike is constructed to carry two cyclists. Tandem bikes were first built in 1898. Compared to a conventional bicycle, a tandem has double the pedalling power. On conventional tandems, the front rider steers as well as pedals the.....

 2018-06-24 23:35 

The Strait Times

Saudi air defences intercept missiles from Yemen's Houthi militia above Riyadh: Coalition...

RIYADH (REUTERS) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday (June 24) that it intercepted two missiles launched by Yemen's Houthi militia over the capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition moved to wrest control of Yemen's main port city from the Iran-aligned g...

 2018-06-24 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

Millions gather as fireworks brighten St Petersburg's skies...

ST PETERSBURG, June 25 — Football fans from all over the world were treated to a spectacular celebration in St Petersburg on Saturday as millions of people gathered in the city centre for Scarlet Sails, the climactic event of the annual White......

 2018-06-24 23:27 

Malay Mail Online

Dr M revives Singapore water dispute, takes swipe at Trump...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has revived the muscular foreign policy that characterised his first stint in power, seeking to renegotiate a longstanding water supply agreement with Singapore and taking......

 2018-06-24 23:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Uber battles to keep London licence in court appeal...

LONDON: Uber goes to court on Monday (Jun 25) to overturn a decision stripping it of its license in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi ......

 2018-06-24 23:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Legarda calls for 'higher forms' of UP protest...

Student activists who disrupted Sunday's graduation rites at the University of the Philippines (UP) as part of campus tradition were advised to strive for "higher forms" of protest by the commencement speaker, Sen. Loren Legarda."To the de...

 2018-06-24 23:24 

Malay Mail Online

The authentic flavours of Sarawak...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — As a proud Sarawakian, I couldn't resist featuring Borneo grub in this instalment. I'm originally from Sibu and had spent several years living in Kuching. I've missed the food from back home ever since I moved to ...

 2018-06-24 23:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Singapore spent $12 million on US-North Korea summit...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore said Sunday it spent Sg$16.3 million ($12 million) on the historic US-North Korea summit, adding it was less than initially anticipated after some in the city-state complained about the high cost.US President Donald Trump and the No...

 2018-06-24 23:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ma graduates together with her 2 children...

This one calls for a triple treat.Lorelei Aquino, a 44-year-old homemaker, finally obtained her most coveted undergraduate degree from the University of the Philippines on Sunday --- and happily marched in her "sablay" (graduation sash) with two o...

 2018-06-24 23:22 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Carpio tells youth: Defend sovereignty...

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio has challenged the youth to join other Filipinos in doing their "solemn civic duty to preserve, protect and defend" Philippine territory and sovereignty."We must always be on guard and resist any and all att...

 2018-06-24 23:16 

Malay Mail Online

Najib hopes new leaders of Umno wings will uphold responsibility...

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Former Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak congratulated the newly-elected leaders of Umno wings yesterday. The former prime minister also hoped the new leaders would carry out their responsibilities well.......

 2018-06-24 23:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Half of EU business leaders cut UK investment over Brexit: survey...

Britain's looming departure from the European Union has led nearly half of big companies from the rest of the bloc to cut investment in the ......

 2018-06-24 23:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Half of EU business leaders cut UK investment over Brexit: Survey...

Britain's looming departure from the European Union has led nearly half of big companies from the rest of the bloc to cut investment in the ......

 2018-06-24 23:14 

Malay Mail Online

Ku Li: Give me one term to revive Umno...

KOTA BARU, June 25 — Umno presidential candidate Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has urged delegates to give him one term to revive the party. The Gua Musang Umno division chief said the main challenge facing Umno was......

 2018-06-24 23:13 

Malay Mail Online

Who's saying what at the World Cup...

MOSCOW, June 25 — Here are some of the best quotes at the World Cup: "Professional. Clinical. Bring on Belgium and the knockout rounds." — England captain Harry Kane on Twitter after his hat-trick in a 6-1 thrashing of Panama took him ...

 2018-06-24 23:12 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Trump wants migrants who 'invade' US to be sent right back...

WASHINGTON, United States --- President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.The American Civil Liberties Union said in response tha...

 2018-06-24 23:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Kvitova wins Birmingham title to boost Wimbledon bid...

Petra Kvitova warmed up for Wimbledon in impressive style as the former All England Club champion won the WTA Birmingham tournament for the second ......

 2018-06-24 23:09 

Malay Mail Online

Trump: Migrants who 'invade' US have no right to due process...

WASHINGTON, June 25 — US President Donald Trump yesterday said migrants who "invade" the US should be deprived of legal due process, reinforcing his hardline stand despite an about-face on family separations that has seen more than 500......

 2018-06-24 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

La Part des Anges: Five stunning cognac creations going under the hammer...

PARIS, June 25 — The "La Part des Anges" charity auction is a prestigious cognac sale held in France, attracting connoisseurs and collectors from around the world. Some of the country's most prominent Cognac makers donate their finest......

 2018-06-24 23:03 

Malay Mail Online

Old Ford Sierra for sale with 105,000 price tag...

LONDON, June 25 — Back in the 1980s the Ford Sierra Cosworth was known as something of an ordinary man's supercar as it cost much less than most cars offering the kind of stunning performance it could deliver. But if you want to get your hands.....

 2018-06-24 23:03 

Bangkok Post

South pupils 'lack literacy' in Thai language...

Pattani: Many students of private religious schools in the far South cannot read, speak or write Thai, a problem compounded by alleged misuse of state education subsidies, the Pattani special task force says....

 2018-06-24 23:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Saudi woman drives F1 car to mark end of ban...

LE CASTELLET, France -- Renault stole a march on their Formula One rivals on Sunday when they gave a Saudi Arabian woman a chance to mark a special day by driving one of their cars ahead of Sunday's French Grand Prix.On the same day that women celebra...

 2018-06-24 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

With about RM3b in assets, MCA unlikely to fade away soon...

IPOH, June 25 — MCA may be a candle in the wind after the May 9 general election, but its Perak grassroots leaders insist the wealthy party can still be of service to the country. Kampar MCA division secretary Daniel Wa told Malay Mail that the......

 2018-06-24 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

Big, mean and making the green: 'Jurassic' tops N. America box offices...

LOS ANGELES, June 25 — Huge, green and scary stomped on cute, young and funny in North American theaters this weekend as new release Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom took in a healthy US$150 million (RM600.3 million) to leap past last weekend's......

 2018-06-24 22:58 

Malay Mail Online

Boys can be girls: What we learned from Paris fashion week...

PARIS, June 25 — As Paris men's fashion week comes to an end yesterday we look at four things we learned from a packed and at times emotional six days. Men don't have to be men The pressure is off, boys. Dress like you did when you were a ki...

 2018-06-24 22:56 

The Strait Times

Top stories from The Straits Times on Monday, June 25...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Monday, June 25. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-24 22:52 

Malay Mail Online

Panama coach full of praise for 'beautiful' England...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 25 — Panama were swept aside by a "spectacular and beautiful" England, said coach Hernan Dario Gomez yesterday, heaping praise on Gareth Southgate's side after seeing his team thrashed 6-1 in the World Cup Group G c...

 2018-06-24 22:47 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

TODAY's morning brief for Monday, June 25...

47 min 31 sec ago Good morning! Here are our top reads of the day:...

 2018-06-24 22:44 

Malay Mail Online

Mane needs to improve, says Senegal coach after Japan World Cup draw...

YEKATERINBURG, June 25 — Senegal coach Aliou Cisse told star man Sadio Mane to step up at the World Cup even though the Liverpool forward got on the scoresheet in a thrilling 2-2 draw with Japan yesterday. Substitute Keisuke Honda equalised with......

 2018-06-24 22:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why excessive gaming is a mental health condition...

The World Health Organisation's recognition of gaming disorder as a mental health disorder paves the way for other Internet-related disorders to ......

 2018-06-24 22:33 

Malay Mail Online

Falcao, Cuadrado and Mina star as stylish Colombia break Polish hearts...

KAZAN, June 25 — Radamel Falcao, Yerry Mina and Juan Cuadrado scored as stylish Colombia boosted their World Cup last 16 hopes with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Poland yesterday. In a match destined to see the loser sent home after the group......

 2018-06-24 22:32 

Bangkok Post

Parties urge PM to shelve S44 hopes...

Politicians from Pheu Thai and Democrat parties expect Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to enter the political fray in September while urging him not to use the all-powerful Section 44 to gain the upper hand over other parties in the run-up to the general...

 2018-06-24 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

How to deal with jet lag when you're on holiday...

Lessen the effects of jet lag and hit the road ready to holiday once you arrive at your destination. CNA Lifestyle speaks to the experts for their ......

 2018-06-24 22:21 

The Strait Times

World Cup: Colombia dedicate crucial win to embattled Sanchez...

KAZAN ARENA, RUSSIA (AFP) - Colombia coach Jose Pekerman dedicated a crucial 3-0 World Cup win over Poland to midfielder Carlos Sanchez on Sunday (June 24) after reports the midfielder received death threats for his red card against Japan.. Read more at s...

 2018-06-24 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Why Hungary may close one of Europe's top-ranking, richest universities...

Europe's views increasingly reflect that of Hungarian leader Viktor Orban, who is both strategically tenacious and visionary, but stands for ......

 2018-06-24 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Bike-share firms pledge to put brakes on indiscriminate parking as license deadline looms...

Five bike-sharing firms told Channel NewsAsia they will be submitting their applications to LTA by the stipulated Jul 7 deadline....

 2018-06-24 22:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Powerful, cheap and Cambodian: Computer dreams being born in the kingdom...

PHNOM PENH: When Thul Rithy first moved to Phnom Penh as a young man he lived in a simple pagoda with monks and exercised his keen thirst for ......

 2018-06-24 22:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Djokovic plays down Wimbledon chances despite return to form...

LONDON: Novak Djokovic has come a long way since he reached a career low-point in Miami this year, but he still does not think he is a contender ......

 2018-06-24 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

GE nearing deal to sell industrial engines unit to Advent: WSJ...

General Electric Co is close to a deal to sell its industrial gas engines business to private equity firm Advent International for US$3 billion ......

 2018-06-24 22:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DOJ chief: Women are on list for highest judiciary post...

Whether he likes it or not, President Rodrigo Duterte should expect women aspirants as a possible successor of ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Sunday said that the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) would soon p...

 2018-06-24 22:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf - Watson shoots 63, passes faltering Casey to win Travelers...

REUTERS: Bubba Watson stormed back from six strokes behind in the final round to overhaul Englishman Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship ......

 2018-06-24 22:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

COA flags Coast Guard commander's irregular P800K cash advances...

The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged alleged irregularities in the liquidation of P800,000 in cash advances by a Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commander whom President Rodrigo Duterte promoted recently.The COA also noted that 96.6 percent of the cash ...

 2018-06-24 22:04 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Scan sonar detects object beneath Lake Toba...

Scan sonar has detected objects in two locations at a depth of 490 meters in Lake Toba in North Sumatra on Sunday evening, Chief of the National Search and Rescue Agency (or Badan SAR Nasional), Vice Air Marshal M Syaugi, ......

 2018-06-24 22:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PCOO moves to prevent errors, apologizes to Gatchalian...

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) assured that it was making major adjustments in its standard operating procedures to prevent errors in the agency's social media posts and press statements in the future."We are taking the n...

 2018-06-24 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, June 25...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, June 25, 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-24 21:51 

The Strait Times

World Cup: Neymar's father calls for social media truce...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Neymar's father called Sunday (June 24) on supporters of the Brazilian star not to get into online disputes with the many critics of his performance so far at the World Cup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-06-24 21:51 

Bangkok Post

Labour reps march against employee rights violations...

About 500 labour representatives hit the streets of Bangkok Sunday to convey their concerns about growing unemployment and finding a sustainable solution to labour rights violation....

 2018-06-24 21:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on ......

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