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 2018-09-20 16:51 

Channel NewsAsia

Leicester may rest Maguire for Huddersfield clash...

Leicester City manager Claude Puel is mulling over whether to rest centre back Harry Maguire for Saturday's Premier League home game against ......

 2018-09-20 16:47 

Jakarta Post

2m tons of rice imports not my decision: Trade minister...

Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has appeared reluctant to comment on a statement made by state-owned logistics company Bulog president director Budi Waseaso, who criticized a plan to import 2 million tons of rice....

 2018-09-20 16:46 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

indonesia urged to utilize its seat at unsc to end rohingya crisis...

The Coalition of Indonesian Civil Society Organizations urged the government to utilize Indonesia's position as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to help put an end to the humanitarian crisis against ......

 2018-09-20 16:40 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

All venues ready for Asian Para Games...

The Indonesia Para Games 2018 Organizing Committee (INAPGOC) said here on Thursday that all venues had been ready for the Asian Para Games 2018 from Oct 6 to 13."All venues have been made ready for use as most of them ......

 2018-09-20 16:34 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Well-managed urbanization leads to economic growth: Bappenas...

Urbanization would bring positive impact to the country's economy if it could be well-managed, Indonesia's Minister of National Development Planning/Head of the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang ......

 2018-09-20 16:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Cowboys extend reign as most valuable NFL team - Forbes...

The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable National Football League team for a 12th consecutive year, valued at nearly twice the league average, ......

 2018-09-20 16:30 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

World Bank predicts Indonesia's 2018 economic growth at 5.2 percent...

The World Bank has predicted Indonesia's economic growth to reach 5.2 percent throughout 2018, which is relatively the same as the government's projection of 5.14-5.21 percent."Economic growth is estimated at 5.2 ......

 2018-09-20 16:26 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

President to distribute three million hectares of forestry land...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is targeting to distribute 3 million hectares of land to the community through this year's social forestry activities."Last year, 1.9 million hectares of land were distributed to the ......

 2018-09-20 16:25 

ABS-CBN

Hundreds of families evacuated after deadly landslide in Cebu province...

NAGA CITY - Some 500 families in Naga City, Cebu were evacuated Thursday following a massive landslide that left at least 18 people dead while dozens remain missing....

 2018-09-20 16:24 

ABS-CBN

At least 16 mayors under probe for absence during typhoon Ompong...

More than a dozen mayors in northern Luzon are under investigation for supposedly abandoning their constituents at the height of Typhoon Ompong's onslaught....

 2018-09-20 16:22 

The Strait Times

Trump urges Opec to lower the price of oil...

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - President Donald Trump on Thursday (Sept 20) again urged Middle East oil producers to unleash their giant petroleum reserves and drive down the price of oil.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 16:19 

Cebu Daily News

Survivor's tale: A birthday gift of life...

Lucia Rollon was supposed to have a simple birthday celebration with her family on Thursday. But things didn't turn out well as expected. "Mao na lang ang akong namat-an ang kasikas ug pagdinaganay sa mga tawo. (I was awakened by the noise and sou...

 2018-09-20 16:16 

ABS-CBN

1 patay sa sunog sa Pasay...

MAYNILA - Isa ang patay sa sunog sa Suerte Street, F.B. Harrison, Pasay City nitong Huwebes ng gabi....

 2018-09-20 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Syrian Kurds say they cannot hold foreign jihadists indefinitely...

QAMISHLI, northeast Syria: Kurdish-led authorities controlling northeastern Syria will not be able to hold foreign Islamic State fighters ......

 2018-09-20 16:15 

Philippine Star

Duterte backs Trump government's tirades against ICC...

The US has threatened to slap sanctions against the ICC if it continues prosecuting US soldiers accused of abusing detainees in Afghanistan. by Alexis Romero...

 2018-09-20 16:15 

Philippine Star

NBI to run after rice hoarders, cartels...

Traders involved in rice hoarding and cartel activities could face criminal charges and even warrantless arrest, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said yesterday. by Edu Punay...

 2018-09-20 16:15 

Philippine Star

Ompong fund drive: P335,000...

The Philippine STAR's social arm, Operation Damayan, garnered an additional P50,000 in anonymous donations yesterday, bringing the total funds raised for its Ompong relief drive to P335,000. Donors are requested to email their deposit slip for acknowl...

 2018-09-20 16:14 

Philippine Star

SWS: Less crime in Q2, but Pinoys feel streets not safer even in military-ruled Mindanao...

The second quarter SWS survey showed that over the past six months, there were fewer people who experienced pick-pocketing and physical violence, among others....

 2018-09-20 16:14 

Philippine Star

Court urged to issue warrant vs Trillanes for failure to present amnesty application...

The Department of Justice has insisted for the issuance of a warrant and travel ban against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV due to his failure to present the primary evidence to prove that he did file for an amnesty....

 2018-09-20 16:14 

Philippine Star

House works overtime on P3.7-trillion 2019 budget...

The House of Representatives is working overtime to approve the proposed P3.757-trillion 2019 national budget before Congress goes on its month-long All Saints' Day break middle of next month. by Jess Diaz...

 2018-09-20 16:09 

Manila Bulletin

ADB approves $7.8-B loan for PH...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Thursday that it has approved a fresh lending facility for the Philippines, focused on three priority areas of the Duterte administration....

 2018-09-20 16:08 

ABS-CBN

The ANC Brief: Sept. 21, 2018...

The country marks another anniversary of martial law with dark clouds in the horizon....

 2018-09-20 16:08 

ABS-CBN

Experts warn of another landslide in Itogon...

Heavy equipment arrived in landslide-hit Itogon, Benguet to help in search and rescue operations....

 2018-09-20 16:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Bon appetit! French find traces of bugs in their food and drink...

From insect residues in fizzy drinks to beef gelatin in yoghurt, consumer group Foodwatch said it had found undisclosed animal-based ingredients ......

 2018-09-20 16:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Bon appetit! French find traces of bugs in their food and drink...

From insect residues in fizzy drinks to beef gelatin in yoghurt, consumer group Foodwatch said it had found undisclosed animal-based ingredients ......

 2018-09-20 16:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Fendi presents belts and pockets for practical women's daily jungle...

Pockets and practical belts were the center piece of Fendi's functional and elegant designs dedicated to women who every day cross metropolitan ......

 2018-09-20 16:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Fendi presents belts and pockets for practical women's daily jungle...

Pockets and practical belts were the center piece of Fendi's functional and elegant designs dedicated to women who every day cross metropolitan ......

 2018-09-20 16:06 

Channel NewsAsia

S&P sector reshuffle may do little for telecom stocks...

The S&P 500's three-company telecommunications services index is about to be folded into a much higher-profile group, but a brighter spotlight ......

 2018-09-20 16:06 

Philippine Star

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 2018-09-20 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

How agribusiness can eradicate poverty...

CHANGING WORLD By DR. BERNARDO M. VILLEGAS (Part 2) Whatever we do to improve the infrastructures for the urban centers of the Philippines through the "Build, Build, Build" program, such as building modern airports, subways, rapid trains, and toll...

 2018-09-20 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Action...

VOICE FROM THE SOUTH By FR. EMETERIO BARCELON, SJ All the plans and goodwill are of no use without action. There must be action from the early morning when we wake up. To get up is often difficult. St. Ignatius used to say That it would help to think of o...

 2018-09-20 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte moves Army chief to NFA; 'idiotic' rice problem hit...

PUNCHLINE By FRED M. LOBO President Duterte has named retiring Army chief Lt. Gen. Rolando Bautista as the next head of the much-criticized National Food Authority (NFA) . Cheap rice never reached the poor and hungry due to "idiotic" structure in ...

 2018-09-20 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Trillanes' revoked amnesty and September 21...

PAPER VIEW By ATTY. MEL STA. MARIA There are a number of court decisions impacting the nation. One of them will be the resolution concerning the validity of President Duterte's unilateral revocation of Senator Trillanes' 2010 amnesty granted by Pr...

 2018-09-20 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

PH is resilient...

CHAFF FROM THE GRAIN By HECTOR RONALD ROMERO VILLANUEVA "I will fight for what I believe in until I drop dead. And that's what keeps me alive." — Barbara Castle The Philippines is fundamentally stable and resilient and not to recklessly ...

 2018-09-20 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

A crude attempt at copying FDR's 'Fireside Chat' format...

PAGE TWELVE By ELINANDO B. CINCO It had all the elements of a much-anticipated press conference, what with President Duterte coming in fresh from official visits to Israel and Jordan. The public expectation was that the Chief Executive had tucked under hi...

 2018-09-20 16:04 

Malay Mail Online

Mujahid reminds Shariah judges to follow SOP on underage marriage...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Shariah court judges handling underage marriages are reminded to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) which have been approved at the Shariah Judges' Conference two months ago. Minister in the Prime......

 2018-09-20 16:04 

Cebu Daily News

The Candidates: Cebu City North and Oslob...

Dianne Padillo Age: 22 City: Cebu City North Work: Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chairman Title: Ms. Siglakas 2011 first runner-up ALTHOUGH she feels pressured, Dianne Padillo is at the same time excited about being part of of Binibining Cebu 2018. "Just ...

 2018-09-20 16:02 

ABS-CBN

Foreigners will be 'human targets' for Filipino soldiers, Duterte jests...

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday took a swipe against foreign critics of the administration's war on drugs and said he would make them "human targets" for Filipino soldiers....

 2018-09-20 16:02 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

KBank-Visa to pilot blockchain-based B2B payments...

Kasikornbank on Thursday became the first Thai financial institution to join the Visa B2B Connect pilot program....

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Philippine Star

Red Lions feed on Generals...

San Beda used a blistering third quarter run as it smashed Emilio Aguinaldo College, 76-57, yesterday to keep unbeaten league leader Lyceum of the Philippines U within sight in the 94th NCAA seniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Center in S...

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Philippine Star

Kings test Elite mettle; Beermen eye rebound...

Titleholder Barangay Ginebra and raging Blackwater fight for the solo lead while San Miguel Beer seeks to bounce back from an upset loss the last time out as it tangles with Columbian Dyip in the PBA Governors Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tonight....

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Philippine Star

World 'won't rest' on Rohingya crisis, UK's Hunt tells Suu Kyi...

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on yesterday called for justice on the Rohingya crisis after his visit to Myanmar's Rakhine state, telling embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi the world...

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Philippine Star

The STAR Cover (September 21, 2018)...

The STAR Cover (September 21, 2018)...

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Philippine Star

DOJ indicts Espenido over bloody June 2017 Ozamiz raid...

The Department of Justice has indicted Ozamiz City Police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido, one of the cops earlier cited by President Rodrigo Duterte in the government's drug war, over the killing of nine robbery suspects in a raid in June 2017. by Kri...

 2018-09-20 16:00 

ABS-CBN

At least 12 dead in Cebu landslide...

A landslide hit Naga City in Cebu, leaving at least a dozen people dead....

 2018-09-20 16:00 

Vietnam News

Mekong Capital completes divestment in first three funds...

Vit Nam-focused private equity firm Mekong Capital has divested its final investment in its Mekong Enterprise Fund in Minh Ho ng Garment Joint Stock Company, the company announced on September 20....

 2018-09-20 15:59 

Malay Mail Online

Eat, pray, farm: US churches turn faith lands into food...

BALTIMORE, Sept 20 — As Baltimore was convulsed by protests in 2015 over the death of a young black man in police custody, a handful of people in the eastern US city started worrying about a related issue: Food. Thousands of demonstrators thronged.....

 2018-09-20 15:57 

Malay Mail Online

Dollar weakens across the board as trade war concerns ebb...

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — The dollar fell across the board today as a resurgence in global risk appetite on relief that new US and Chinese tariffs on reciprocal imports were less harsh than feared hurt safe-haven demand for the greenback. The dollar has.....

 2018-09-20 15:55 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Nu Skin targets online sales...

Personal care products and dietary supplements firm Nu Skin Enterprises Limited in Thailand has announced a business partnership with LF Logistics Limited, a logistics provider, aiming to respond to a growth of online sales which are expected to generate ...

 2018-09-20 15:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Amazon buys stake in owner of Indian supermarket chain More...

Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake in Indian ......

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