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 2018-01-16 07:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Dentists asked to help stop spread of HPV by asking about patient's oral sex life...

A "call to arms" has been sent out to dentists to further the preventive efforts against human papillomavirus (HPV).According to a statement from the University of South Florida in Tampa, a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Ass...

 2018-01-16 07:05 

The Strait Times

South-east Asian plastic recyclers hope to clean up after China ban...

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - When Seah Kian Hoe was just 10 years old, he would jump on the back of his parent's small truck during school holidays and help them collect scrap, going door-to-door around neighbourhoods in Malaysia's southern state of J...

 2018-01-16 07:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Czech PM Babis to ask lawmakers to lift his parliamentary immunity...
 2018-01-16 07:03 

Malay Mail Online

Canadian suspect in Singapore bank robbery faces UK court on extradition...

LONDON, Jan 16 — A Canadian man suspected of a rare bank robbery in Singapore in 2016 faces a court appearance in Britain on Thursday after he was detained on a extradition request from Singapore.David Roach allegedly stole S$30,000...

 2018-01-16 07:02 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

4.4-magnitude quake jolts Athens...

A moderate but shallow 4.4-magnitude quake jolted Athens on Monday evening, the national observatory and experts said....

 2018-01-16 07:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Xi tells Trump 'positive changes' in North Korea...
 2018-01-16 07:01 

Malay Mail Online

Djokovic back in the groove with first-round victory in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Six-times champion Novak Djokovic looked the part as he powered to a convincing first round victory at the Australian Open today on his return from an elbow injury.The 12-times Grand Slam champion, seeded an unfamiliar 14,...

 2018-01-16 07:01 

Channel NewsAsia

US, S. Korea agree to suspend military drills during Olympics...
 2018-01-16 07:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Deferring the resumption of South Korea-US military drills a key aim for China...
 2018-01-16 07:00 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46...

Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan, frontwoman of the multi-million selling rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly in London on Monday, aged 46, her publicist said....

 2018-01-16 07:00 

Malay Mail Online

Investigators probe cause of Jakarta stock exchange walkway collapse (VIDEO)...

JAKARTA, Jan 16 — Indonesian investigators were sifting through the rubble at Jakarta's stock exchange complex this morning as they looked for clues on what caused a walkway collapse that left scores injured, including dozens of students.A...

 2018-01-16 07:00 

Viet Nam News

PM urges MPI to turn Vit Nam into 'new tiger' of Asia...

nbsp;Prime Minister Nguyn Xun Phc asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to offer the Government solutions to boost economic development and turn Vit Nam into a "new tiger" of Asia....

 2018-01-16 07:00 

Viet Nam News

PM praises MoIT as leader in cutting regulations...

At a conference to review the industry and trade sector in 2017, Prime Minister Nguyn Xun Phcnbsp;lauded the sector's accomplishment of reaching US$200 billion export turnover for the first time, the abolishment of 675 business and investment conditio...

 2018-01-16 06:58 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Canadian man charged over leak of three bn hacked accounts...

An Ontario man made his first court appearance Monday to answer charges of running a website that collected personal and password data from some three billion accounts, and sold them for profit....

 2018-01-16 06:58 

Malay Mail Online

Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms...

HONG KONG, Jan 16 — Hong Kong's leading democracy activists were in court this morning to appeal against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city's judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from...

 2018-01-16 06:58 

Malay Mail Online

Chris Hemsworth says he is 'done' playing Thor...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Fans might have powered Thor: Ragnarok to seventh place for 2017 at the box office to a tune of US$313.1 million (RM1.2 billion) to date, but they would probably have to get used to another actor picking up the Norse...

 2018-01-16 06:57 

Malay Mail Online

Red-hot Kerber fires up in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE, Jan 16 Former world number one and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber says she has grown as a person and a player after a miserable last year, as she blitzed into the Australian Open second round today.Seeded only 21st, the...

 2018-01-16 06:56 

The Strait Times

Man on trial for statutory rape of 13-year-old on 4 occasions...

SINGAPORE - A 25-year-old man went on trial in the High Court on Tuesday (Jan 16) for raping a girl, who was then 13, on four occasions between November 2013 and January 2014.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

Eight bodies found as 'North Korean' boat washes up in Japan...

Eight bodies have been recovered from a wrecked boat that washed ashore in central Japan, authorities said Tuesday, suspecting the vessel is the latest in a series of North Korean "ghost ships."...

 2018-01-16 06:53 

Manila Bulletin

STAR Tollway to be renamed Apolinario Mabini Superhighway...

The Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollway will be renamed Apolinario Mabini Superhighway (AMS) after a resolution was approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Monday implementing Republic Act 9462....

 2018-01-16 06:50 

Malay Mail Online

Khairy to submit TN50 Youth Aspiration Report next month...

SHAH ALAM, Jan 16 — The Youth and Sports Ministry will submit the TN50 Youth Aspiration Report to the Prime Minister's office latest by next month, said its minister Khairy Jamaluddin.Speaking at the launch of Sime Darby's "City of Elmin...

 2018-01-16 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Commitment to new Singapore-Malaysia rail links regardless of any political changes: PM Lee, Najib...
 2018-01-16 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against "un-Islamic" suicide bombings...
 2018-01-16 06:48 

The Strait Times

Inquiry into missing pastor halted on request of Malaysia's police chief...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Human Rights Commission has abruptly halted its public inquiry into the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh after receiving a letter from the national police chief.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:47 

The Strait Times

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka back in the groove with first-up Open win...

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Six-times champion Novak Djokovic looked the part as he powered to a convincing first round victory at the Australian Open on Tuesday on his return from an elbow injury.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:47 

Bangkok Post

Japanese firms in Thailand looking at 4.4% wage rise...

Japanese companies operating in Thailand are considering raising wages by an average 4.4% this year, according to an annual survey by NNA....

 2018-01-16 06:46 

The Strait Times

Rohingya deal aims to return refugees 'within two years'...

YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to repatriate Rohingya recently displaced by an army crackdown...

 2018-01-16 06:45 

Malay Mail Online

Penang govt overpaid consultant to review undersea tunnel consultation fees, says state Gerakan chairman...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — The Penang government overpaid an independent consultant to review and certify claims payment for work on the three highways, state Gerakan claimed today.Penang Gerakan chairman Teng Chang Yeow said the state government...

 2018-01-16 06:43 

Philippine Star

SWS: Trust in Robredo rebounds to 'very good' in Q4 2017...

MANILA, Philippines — Public trust in Vice President Leni Robredo significantly recovered in the last three months of 2017, a Social Weather Stations survey...

 2018-01-16 06:40 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Chaturon warns junta of total collapse if NACC members allowed to remain in office...

Chaturon Chaisang, a key figure from the Pheu Thai Party, has warned the ruling junta of a total collapse if current National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) members are allowed to continue working even though they do not meet the qualifiying criteria u...

 2018-01-16 06:40 

The Strait Times

Duterte had 'nothing to do' with move to revoke news site's licence: Spokesman...

MANILA (REUTERS) - The office of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte sought to distance itself on Tuesday (Jan 16) from a regulator's decision to revoke the licence of a prominent news site, rebuffing allegations the administration had initiated a crack...

 2018-01-16 06:38 

Malay Mail Online

Quirky accessories rule at Milan Men's Fashion Week...

MILAN, Jan 16 — The Fall/Winter 2018 fashion collections currently showing at Milan Men's Fashion Week might be the main event on the fashion circuit right now, but quirky and outrageous accessories have also been vying for...

 2018-01-16 06:37 

The Strait Times

Toll charges at Second Link may be reviewed to make it more attractive to use: Malaysian PM Najib...

SINGAPORE - To ease congestion along the Causeway during peak periods, the toll for the Second Link in Tuas may be reviewed to make it more attractive for use, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:37 

Malay Mail Online

More needs to be done to maintain public housing in KL, says Raja Nong Chik...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Parliamentarians and political leaders are pushing for more action by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to better maintain the state of public housing in the city.This comes after an office chair thrown from the 21st floor...

 2018-01-16 06:36 

The Strait Times

New batch of estates from Bukit Merah to Sengkang to be polled for household expenses survey...

SINGAPORE - An ongoing survey to collect data on household income and expenditure will move on to a new batch of selected households in estates from Bukit Merah to Sengkang this and next month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:36 

Manila Bulletin

Judge's recusal a step in the right direction — De Lima...

Even though it was a small legal victory, Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday said she rejoiced at the inhibition of Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 54 Judge Juanita Guerrero from her illegal drug case....

 2018-01-16 06:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Somalia's al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate who could be killed...
 2018-01-16 06:35 

Philippine Star

75 new teachers deployed to Maguindanao schools...
 2018-01-16 06:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years...
 2018-01-16 06:31 

ABS-CBN

Dust mask, malinis na tubig, tiniyak para sa mga inilikas dahil sa Mayon...

Umarangkada na ang Philippine Red Cross (PRC) sa pagpapaabot ng tulong sa mga residenteng apektado ng pag-aalburuto ng Bulkang Mayon....

 2018-01-16 06:31 

Malay Mail Online

N. Korea orchestra to perform in S. Korea during Winter Games...

SEOUL, Jan 16 — A 140-member North Korean orchestra will perform in South Korea during next month's Winter Olympics, the two sides announced yesterday, amid a tentative rapprochement after months of tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear...

 2018-01-16 06:29 

The Strait Times

Malaysian GE won't change the nature of ties with Singapore, says PM Najib...

SINGAPORE - Domestic developments made an appearance at the eighth Singapore-Malaysia leaders' retreat on Tuesday (Jan 16), with both leaders alluding to the impending general election in Malaysia.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 06:28 

Malay Mail Online

Watch these teens try to identify music from the 2000s (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Popular YouTube channel React are back and this time they ask a group of opinionated teens to try and identify songs from the 2000s.The channel often includes videos of kids, teens and adults reacting to anything and...

 2018-01-16 06:28 

Manila Bulletin

California teen leads deputies to parents' house of horrors...

A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults....

 2018-01-16 06:25 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: 49th NAACP Image awards...

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 2018-01-16 06:23 

Malay Mail Online

Grief and outrage at death of 15-year-old boy killed by a chair...

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Residents of a People's Housing Project (PPR) in Pantai Dalam where a 15-year-old boy was killed by a chair hurled from a flat are demanding action be taken against the person responsible.Loud wailing could be heard...

 2018-01-16 06:23 

Philippine Star

Ex-champs Sharapova, Kerber advance in Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia — Maria Sharapova barely missed a beat in her first match back at the Australian Open since a failed doping test in 2016 resulted in a 1...

 2018-01-16 06:21 

Manila Bulletin

Barangay, SK post contenders have 3 months to decide...

Those who are planning to run in the May 14, 2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections still have three months left to decide as the start of the filing of certificates of candidacy (COC) is on April 14....

 2018-01-16 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

In full: Joint statement by PM Lee, Najib after Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat...
 2018-01-16 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

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

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