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 2018-12-10 01:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Australian watchdog calls for more scrutiny of Google, Facebook...
 2018-12-10 01:57 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

War on drugs, crime, corruption to remain 'unrelenting' — Medialdea...

The government will remain "unrelenting"; in its war on drugs, crime and corruption as the world celebrated Human Rights Day. The post War on drugs, crime, corruption to remain 'unrelenting'; — Medialdea appeared first on Inquirer Glob...

 2018-12-10 01:56 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit slightly lower against US dollar this morning...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The ringgit was slightly lower against the US dollar this morning on weaker demand for the local note, amid renewed concerns over interest rate increases by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) next year. At 9.11am, the local note......

 2018-12-10 01:56 

The Strait Times

North Korea's diplomatic offensive indicates desperation amid stalled talks with Washington: Experts...

SEOUL (KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho's trips to the communist state's allies - China, Syria and Vietnam - show the North's desperation amid stalled denuclearisation talks between Pyongyang and Washi...

 2018-12-10 01:56 

Malay Mail Online

National Land Code in Sarawak? State PKR leader says it is unthinkable...

KUCHING, Dec 10 — Sarawak PKR wants action taken against a Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal minister if it is true that he wants the Sarawak Land Code to be replaced with the National Land Code. Its vice chairman Boniface Willy anak Tumek said it is......

 2018-12-10 01:56 

Phnom Penh Post

Chip Mong opens roof tile factory, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

Chip Mong Industries, a subsidiary of the Chip Mong Group, launched a roof tiles and pipes factory on Friday, stating their intention to take advantage of the growing demand in Cambodia's booming construction sector....

 2018-12-10 01:55 

Phnom Penh Post

Union protest verdicts date set, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday heard the case of six trade union leaders who were sued by the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) over violent protests demanding increased wages in late 2013 and early 2014, despite GMAC having withd...

 2018-12-10 01:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

UN eyes 2019 Yemen peace talks...
 2018-12-10 01:53 

Malay Mail Online

Accused backpacker murderer faces New Zealand court...

WELLINGTON, Dec 10 — A man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane appeared in a New Zealand court today as a judge told her family "your grief must be desperate." Millane disappeared on December 1, on the eve of her 22nd......

 2018-12-10 01:52 

The Strait Times

Australian watchdog calls for more scrutiny of Google, Facebook...

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Australia's competition watchdog on Monday (Dec 10) recommended a new regulatory body be set up to monitor tech giants Facebook and Alphabet's Google and their dominance of the online advertising and news markets.. Read more at ...

 2018-12-10 01:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bringing 'food talk' to table...
 2018-12-10 01:49 

Malay Mail Online

Jho Low's shopping spree: Global effort needed to recover gifts and assets...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Efforts to recover assets and gifts bought by fugitive financier Jho Low — whose full name is Low Taek Jho — involves half a dozen US federal agencies and a string of contractors and investigators in Switzerland,.....

 2018-12-10 01:45 

Malay Mail Online

From shopping to tourism, French protests hit economy...

PARIS, Dec 10 — Shops shuttered in the run-up to Christmas, chaos on the roads: France's "yellow vest" protests are dealing a blow to the economy which the finance minister says is no less than a "catastrophe";. As riots flared in...

 2018-12-10 01:43 

Malay Mail Online

Weak sentiment continues to weigh on Bursa...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Bursa Malaysia opened lower today, extending last week's downtrend and dampened by weak buying sentiment, especially on the external front. At 9.03am, the key FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 9.31 points to......

 2018-12-10 01:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Top IMF economist predicts 'sharper' US slowdown in 2020...
 2018-12-10 01:41 

The Strait Times

Asia stocks extend global retreat as trade and growth worries clobber investors...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Global stocks extended their slump on Monday (Dec 10), with US equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a fresh flare-up in tensions between Washington and Beijing could quash any chances of a...

 2018-12-10 01:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Zlatan sticking with LA Galaxy, AC Milan 'evaluate' Fabregas...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be leaving LA Galaxy to return to AC Milan, the Italian club's sporting director Leonardo said on Sunday, although ......

 2018-12-10 01:39 

The Strait Times

Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos villagers wait for safe land...

BAN NAPIA, LAOS (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION) - With a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into a mould carved in a wooden block.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 01:34 

Philippine Star

WHO: Road mishaps leading cause of death among young...

Road mishaps are now the leading cause of death among the young, with 1.35 million people dying on the roads each year, while 90 percent of the total number of traffic deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, latest statistics from the World Heal...

 2018-12-10 01:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Arabs in talks with US for security pact, Saudis say...
 2018-12-10 01:32 

The Strait Times

Suffering pickaxes and dog poop, Trump's Hollywood star has become a symbolic spectacle...

LOS ANGELES (WASHINGTON POST) - On the Hollywood Walk of Fame one summer night, a man with a neck tattoo knelt over Donald Trump's star, armed with a black Sharpie.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 01:31 

The Strait Times

Singapore shares open sharply lower on Monday; STI down 0.9% to 3,081.93...

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened lower on Monday (Dec 10) with the Straits Times Index down 29.19 points to 3,081.93 as at 9.01am, as Asian stocks dipped on heightened worries over trade tensions between the United States and China.. Read more at strai...

 2018-12-10 01:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Alibaba takes control of film group in US$160 million share purchase...

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will increase its stake in Hong Kong-listed Alibaba Pictures to 51 percent, taking control of the ......

 2018-12-10 01:30 

Malay Mail Online

Committee on migrants to push for protection of undocumented workers, refugees...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The independent committee on migrant workers set up by the Cabinet is pushing for the recognition of the rights of illegals employed here. A highly-placed source told Malay Mail that the committee saw the need to widen the......

 2018-12-10 01:28 

Malay Mail Online

Politics of human rights: Does human rights matter? — Khoo Ying Hooi...

DECEMBER 10 — As we move into the celebration of the international human rights day today, it is time to look back and take stock of the state of human rights today. This year is made special with the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration......

 2018-12-10 01:25 

Cebu Daily News

Dole reminds employers about early release of 13th month pay...

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reminded employers about the timely release of the 13th month pay of their workers. Bello issued the reminder through Labor Advisory No. 18-2018. "The law requires employers in the private sector to pay their rank-a...

 2018-12-10 01:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Jobless drug addict arrested after threatening to hurt his family...
 2018-12-10 01:20 

Cebu Daily News

AFP confident martial law will be extended in Mindanao...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines expressed confidence on Sunday that it could convince Congress to approve a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. Noting a 38-percent downtrend in crime in the region, the AFP maintained that Mindanao residents...

 2018-12-10 01:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Chile declines to sign UN pact, says migration not a human right...
 2018-12-10 01:19 

Philippine Star

Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens' brains: study...

Researchers have found...

 2018-12-10 01:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Weak sentiment continues to weigh on Bursa Malaysia...
 2018-12-10 01:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

O&G industry to stay busy next year despite volatile oil price and lower demand forecast...
 2018-12-10 01:16 

Channel NewsAsia

'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words, report says...

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were...

 2018-12-10 01:14 

The Strait Times

China's weekend data signal more weakening demand at home and abroad...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Economic data for China released over the weekend signal a further weakening of both domestic and international demand in November.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 01:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

FIFA task force meets to examine Infantino's tournament plans...
 2018-12-10 01:12 

Cebu Daily News

Trillanes gets 4 warrants of arrest...

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Sunday confirmed that it had received not just one but four warrants of arrest against Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV issued by Judge Melinda Alconcel-Dayanghirang of the Davao City Regional Trial Court Bran...

 2018-12-10 01:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Box Office: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' Narrowly Defeats 'Grinch' in Sleepy Pre-Holiday Weekend...
 2018-12-10 01:08 

The Strait Times

'I can't breathe' were Jamal Khashoggi's final words, report says...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Jamal Khashoggi's final words were...

 2018-12-10 01:07 

Malay Mail Online

Gallardo wins second Libertadores and Europe beckons...

MADRID, Dec 10 — After guiding River Plate to their second Copa Libertadores in four seasons, coach Marcelo Gallardo seems destined for a move to Europe but his players are hoping his bond with the Argentine giants will keep him in Buenos Aires a......

 2018-12-10 01:05 

The Strait Times

Elon Musk blasts US regulator, union in '60 Minutes' interview...

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Elon Musk, the CEO of both Tesla and Space Exploration Technologies, opened up about his tumultuous year in a wide-ranging interview with CBS's 60 Minutes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 01:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Brent oil prices rise after OPEC-led group announces 1.2 mln bpd supply cut...
 2018-12-10 01:03 

ABS-CBN

Drayber patay nang sumalpok ang sports car sa nakaparadang jeep sa Bulacan...

MAYNILA - Patay ang isang lalaki matapos sumalpok ang minamaneho niyang sports car sa isang nakaparadang jeep sa Plaridel, Bulacan, Lunes ng madaling araw....

 2018-12-10 01:03 

Bangkok Post

Salary increases rebound for first time in four years...

Salary increases in Asia-Pacific recorded a modest rebound this year for the first time since 2014, according to Willis Towers Watson, a global risk management, brokerage and advisory company....

 2018-12-10 01:01 

Malay Mail Online

Award-winning chef delights in local fare, encourages table talk...

KOTA TINGGI, Dec 10 — A renowned world chef drives 60 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur to Seremban just to have his favourite Malaysian dish, beef noodle, which he says, has the finest taste among many Malaysian dishes. Despite his vast experience in......

 2018-12-10 01:00 

Malay Mail Online

Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics...

LONDON, Dec 10 — A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to US$8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies. The deal,......

 2018-12-10 01:00 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

King leads the field as thousands take part in Bike for Love and Warmth...

HUNDREDS of thousands of people across the country took part in the love and warmth cycle rides yesterday, with the main ride in Bangkok being personally led by His Majesty the King to mark the opening of the Un Ai Rak Fair at the Dusit Palace Royal Plaza...

 2018-12-10 00:57 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Firefly incurs significant loss following operation suspension to Singapore...
 2018-12-10 00:55 

The Strait Times

Japan Q3 GDP contracts at fastest pace since 2014 as trade war dims outlook...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - The Japanese economy contracted the most in over four years in the third quarter as capital expenditure tumbled, raising concerns about demand at home and overseas as the export-reliant nation grapples with global trade frictions.. Read ...

 2018-12-10 00:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Qatar emir skips Saudi-hosted summit with Gulf rivals...

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