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 2019-09-17 03:59 

Philippine Star

Forest Hills makes move at home; Sta. Elena stays ahead...

Forest Hills cashed in on its local knowledge and came away with victories in Classes A and C even as Sta. Elena hung on to the overall lead with a runner-up finish in Class B after the penultimate leg of the 2019 Champion WGAP Circuit....

 2019-09-17 03:57 

Philippine Star

Robredo: Focus on implementors of GCTA, not on implementing rules...

At the sidelines of the Senate hearing for Office of the Vice President's budget on Monday, Robredo noted Senate inquiries into GCTA revealed allegations of corruption....

 2019-09-17 03:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

R.E financing fuels RM16 bil target...
 2019-09-17 03:49 

Manila Bulletin

Bishops support calls for Mary Jane Veloso to testify against her recruiters...

The Commission on the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines joined calls for Mary Jane Veloso to be allowed to testify against her recruiters....

 2019-09-17 03:47 

Tech in Asia

Hyundai, Kia Motors to buy stake in India's Ola Electric...

The carmakers have approached India's antitrust body to get approval for the deal....

 2019-09-17 03:40 

Philippine Star

'Saturday Night Live' fires comedian over racist Chinese slur...
 2019-09-17 03:38 

Manila Bulletin

LGUs, environment group urge piggery owners not to dump dead pigs in waterways...

Local government units (LGUs) and an environmental group have strongly appealed to all piggery owners, particularly backyard hog raisers, not to dump dead pigs in all waterways to prevent the spread of communicable diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria....

 2019-09-17 03:38 

The Strait Times

Industry-wide effort to boost leadership and digital skills for biomedical sciences PMETs...

SINGAPORE - Professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in the biomedical sciences industry can look forward to new opportunities to grow their digital and leadership skills, through an initiative launched on Tuesday (Sept 17).. Read more ...

 2019-09-17 03:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

APAC may offer airlines US$10.3 bil market share to boost ancillary revenue...
 2019-09-17 03:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: BTS officially ends period of rest...
 2019-09-17 03:31 

Manila Bulletin

Revised IRR on GCTA to stave off abuses by jail officials, affluent convicts Ao...

Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M. Ao on Tuesday said the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) was issued to stave off abuses by conniving jail officials and afflue...

 2019-09-17 03:31 

Bangkok Post

Haze leaves Indonesians, Malaysians gasping for air...

JAKARTA: Indonesia opened temporary clinics to treat thousands of people suffering from acute respiratory illness in the haze struck regions as authorities stepped up efforts to douse forest and peatland fires threatening air quality in parts of Southeast...

 2019-09-17 03:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Honor to replicate China's success story in Malaysia...
 2019-09-17 03:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

The king, the hermit and the durian...
 2019-09-17 03:27 

The Strait Times

Today in Pictures, Sept 17, 2019...

. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 03:27 

Manila Bulletin

Sandiganbayan allows ex-LRTA officials to challenge evidence in graft case...

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has allowed former Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) Administrator Melquiades A. Robles and several others to file a demurrer to evidence in their graft case involving the reportedly irregular hiring of janitors back in ...

 2019-09-17 03:26 

Philippine Star

Ronaldo 'embarrassed' by rape allegations...

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt...

 2019-09-17 03:25 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong digital banks launch faces delay due to protests: Sources...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - The launch of new online-only banks in Hong Kong is expected to be delayed in part due to ongoing anti-government protests in the former British colony, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.. Read more at straitsti...

 2019-09-17 03:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MSPO-certified palm oil to Europe by 2020...
 2019-09-17 03:23 

Vietnam News

Auto stocks to grow thanks to rising consumption...

Automobile stocks are expected to lure more investment thanks to the growth of market consumption, forecast to reach over 500,000 vehicles per year from 2021....

 2019-09-17 03:22 

Bangkok Post

Dusit Thani opens standalone restaurant...

The hotelier Dusit Thani (DTC) is planning to open its first standalone restaurant in Bangkok's central business district for fine dining and events....

 2019-09-17 03:20 

Channel NewsAsia

LG Display to launch voluntary redundancy program amid losses...

LG Display said on Tuesday that it would launch a voluntary redundancy program for its production line employees after mounting financial losses....

 2019-09-17 03:20 

Manila Bulletin

DILG tells SK leaders: Shun corruption...

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) youth leaders to shun corruption and to utilize the funds allocated to them in accordance with the law....

 2019-09-17 03:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia eyes higher electricity output from renewable sources...
 2019-09-17 03:15 

Manila Bulletin

DFA launches 'OFW Help' on Facebook...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) launched on Monday an emergency help page called "OFW Help" on Facebook for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs)....

 2019-09-17 03:13 

Manila Bulletin

Feast of Saint Joseph of Cupertino...

Holy masses will be offered in several churches around the country on Wednesday, September 18, in honor of Italian saint and Franciscan mystic Saint Joseph (San Jose) of Cupertino, the patron saint of people with mental handicap, students, examinees, and ...

 2019-09-17 03:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Poor countries will need to increase carbon footprint to address hunger: Study...

WASHINGTON: Achieving a nutritious diet with adequate calories in developing countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas ......

 2019-09-17 03:12 

Manila Bulletin

Hong Kong faces commuter chaos after rare train derailment...

HONG KONG - A rare train derailment disrupted services in Hong Kong on Tuesday, train authorities said, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour in the heart of the Asian financial hub....

 2019-09-17 03:11 

ABS-CBN

Families of victims should be consulted before granting GCTA: Chiz...

MANILA - Former Senator Francis Escudero on Tuesday said the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law should be made more transparent to prevent corruption and abuse of the law....

 2019-09-17 03:10 

The Strait Times

American indie act Bon Iver to return to Singapore in 2020...

SINGAPORE - American indie folk band Bon Iver will be back in Singapore to perform at the Star Theatre on Jan 17, 2020. Fronted by singer-songwriter Justin Vernon, it played a sold-out show at the same venue in 2016.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 03:09 

The Strait Times

China's home price growth slows, developers seen cutting prices...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's new home prices grew at a slower pace in August as a cooling economy and existing curbs on speculative buying put a dent on overall demand.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 03:08 

Malay Mail Online

Turkey, Russia, Iran agree steps to ease tensions in Syria's Idlib despite lingering differences...

ANKARA, Sept 17 — The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meeting in Ankara yesterday agreed to try to ease tensions in northwest Syria's Idlib region, but disagreements between the countries appeared to linger, especially over the threat from......

 2019-09-17 03:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13b tax bill...

Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 ......

 2019-09-17 03:08 

Phnom Penh Post

CLMTV countries agree framework for mobile social security scheme...

Senior officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) met in the 5th senior labour officials meeting and the 3rd labour minister conference that Cambodia hosted for two days from September 16-17 in Siem Reap....

 2019-09-17 03:07 

Manila Bulletin

P204-M shabu seized in Pasig City condominium...

Anti-narcotics operatives seized some P204 million worth of shabu from an alleged high-value target during a raid in a rented condominium unit in Pasig City Monday night....

 2019-09-17 03:05 

Malay Mail Online

Italy gives troubled Alitalia more time to secure a takeover...

ROME, Sept 17 — Italy's government yesterday extended the deadline to October 15 for its troubled national airline, Alitalia, to secure a viable takeover bid. "Minister for Economic Development Stefano Patuanelli authorised the delay extensi...

 2019-09-17 03:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Singapore F1 race to proceed this weekend despite haze...
 2019-09-17 03:05 

Tech in Asia

20 fresh tech and startup jobs in Asia this week...

We've rounded up this week's top 20 job opportunities in the tech and startup scene....

 2019-09-17 03:04 

Malay Mail Online

Elon Musk claims 'pedo' term used against diver not an insult...

LOS ANGELES, Sept 17 — Tesla founder Elon Musk said in a court filing yesterday that he did not mean to accuse a British caver of paedophilia when he referred to him as "pedo guy" in a tweet. Musk, who is being sued for defamation in Los......

 2019-09-17 03:03 

The Strait Times

ComfortDelGro listed on Dow Jones sustainability index...

SINGAPORE - Home-grown ComfortDelGro Corp is now on the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, becoming the only Singapore transport company to be selected for listing on the 10-year-old regional index, which is seen as a key reference point in sust...

 2019-09-17 03:02 

Channel NewsAsia

New cars, tattoos: The lifestyles of India's kabbadi millionaires...

Siddharth Desai grew up in humble surroundings but now he's living the life of a millionaire sportsman, driving a souped-up jeep and taking ......

 2019-09-17 03:02 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo 'undaunted' by impending release of ballot recount report...

Vice President Leni Robredo is undaunted by the looming release of the official report on the ballot recount of three pilot provinces in connection with the election protest filed against her by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr....

 2019-09-17 03:00 

Channel NewsAsia

What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it ......

 2019-09-17 03:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Haze crisis: Cloud seeding may be done in Sarawak earliest on Thursday...
 2019-09-17 02:58 

The Strait Times

Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep Asia stocks on back foot...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday (Sept 17) as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action over the attacks on Saudi oil facilities kept prices elevated and stocks under...

 2019-09-17 02:54 

Manila Bulletin

Huge power outage hits much of Central America...

A power supply line went down in Honduras, hitting it and Nicaragua with a massive blackout Monday, with power cuts reaching El Salvador and Guatemala as well....

 2019-09-17 02:51 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Someone from the Philippines could win the biggest jackpots on the planet!...

If you wondered what's the biggest lottery jackpot in the world today, there would be two answers. The American Mega Millions lottery offers a $192 million jackpot while the leading lottery in Europe, EuroMillions, offers a 173 million top prize. Depe...

 2019-09-17 02:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Win for King and country...
 2019-09-17 02:50 

ABS-CBN

Heinous crime convicts freed on 'good conduct' must serve full jail term: DOJ...

Freed heinous crime convicts and other prisoners disqualified under the good conduct time allowance law must serve their full sentence, a justice official said Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 02:49 

Channel NewsAsia

Hong Kong leader says public dialogue aimed at easing tensions to begin next week...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday (Sep 17) that she would engage directly with her governing team in a dialogue with the community ......

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