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 2018-09-21 20:14 

Channel NewsAsia

US denounces 'awful abuses' of Muslim Uighurs detained in China...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday denounced...

 2018-09-21 20:10 

Channel NewsAsia

General Electric says blade problem affects more gas turbines...

General Electric Co said on Friday that turbine blade oxidation which forced Exelon Corp to idle four electric power units in Texas also affects ......

 2018-09-21 20:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Jadeja, Rohit lead India's rout of Bangladesh...

Spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets and skipper Rohit Sharma smashed a successive half century to help India rout Bangladesh by seven ......

 2018-09-21 20:04 

Jakarta Post

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions...

Moscow said Friday Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against...

 2018-09-21 19:41 

The Strait Times

Muslim rapper cancels gigs at Bataclan concert venue targeted by militants in Paris, after far-right protests...

PARIS (REUTERS) - A French Muslim rapper said on Friday (Sept 21) he was cancelling two gigs at a Paris concert hall attacked by Islamist militants three years ago, saying he couldn't go ahead for security reasons after the far-right accused him of st...

 2018-09-21 19:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Drug shortages may add US$230 million to annual US drug costs...

(Reuters Health) - Prescription drug shortages may drive up prices twice as much as they would rise with medicines in abundant supply, adding ......

 2018-09-21 19:40 

Jakarta Post

Tauzia Hotels teams up with Ascott to expand in Asia...

Green Oak Hotel Management, the holding company of Tauzia Hotels, is pushing for expansion across South East Asia by partnering with Ascott Limited....

 2018-09-21 19:38 

Jakarta Post

22 West Java regional heads back Jokowi: Campaign team...

A campaign official of the Joko "Jokowi" Widodo-Ma'ruf Amin presidential election ticket claims that 22 regional heads in religiously conservative West Java are backing the incumbent candidate....

 2018-09-21 19:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Nasdaq says Nordic trader whose deals went sour agrees to sell personal assets...

Nasdaq's Nordic commodities exchange has reached agreement on the sale of assets belonging to a private trader who defaulted on his commitments ......

 2018-09-21 19:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump administration a threat to international peace and security - Iran's Zarif...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Friday that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle ......

 2018-09-21 19:33 

Channel NewsAsia

May faces new Brexit resistance in Northern Ireland...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's renewed pledge to deliver Brexit without dividing the UK was met with contradictory ultimatums Friday from ......

 2018-09-21 19:24 

The Strait Times

Angela Merkel wants to defuse coalition crisis over spymaster this weekend...

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday (Sept 21) the leaders of her coalition parties would try to find a solution this weekend to a row over Germany's scandal-tainted spymaster, seeking to defuse a problem that has plunged the gov...

 2018-09-21 19:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Hollande fuels Rafale fighter jet controversy in India...

Former French president Francois Hollande on Friday (Sep 21) fuelled the controversy over India's multi-billion dollar purchase of 36 Rafale ......

 2018-09-21 19:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Blackstone looks to manage US$1 trillion by 2026...

Blackstone Group LP , the world's largest manager of alternative investments such as private equity and real estate, said on Friday it could be ......

 2018-09-21 19:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Tanzania President orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday (Sep 11) ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, as the death ......

 2018-09-21 19:07 

Jakarta Post

Liquid ecstasy dealer sentenced to 19 years...

Liquid ecstasy dealer Samsul Anwar was sentenced to 19 years in prison by the West Jakarta District Court on Tuesday....

 2018-09-21 19:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Vinicius called into Real squad for Espanyol game...

Brazilian teenager Vinicius Jr. has been called into the Real Madrid squad for Saturday's La Liga game at home to Espanyol, taking the youngster ......

 2018-09-21 19:00 

Channel NewsAsia

US official in Russia probe suggested taping Trump, 25th amendment - NYT...

The U.S. official who oversees the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election last year suggested secretly recording ......

 2018-09-21 18:59 

The Strait Times

Adviser says US close to Mexico-only Nafta deal, Canada unmoved...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States is getting...

 2018-09-21 18:52 

The Strait Times

Golf: Fisher cards first sub-60 round in European Tour history...

LISBON (REUTERS) - Englishman Oliver Fisher carded the first sub-60 round in European Tour history with an incredible 12-under-par 59 on day two of the Portugal Masters on Friday (Sept 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 18:52 

Jakarta Post

Police search for suspect in reported rape, robbery at German national's home...

Police are still investigating and searching for the suspected perpetrator of a reported robbery and rape at a residence of a German national in Depok, West Java....

 2018-09-21 18:40 

Jakarta Post

Pertamina laments low CPO supply in eastern Indonesia...

Pertamina complained on Friday about a lack of fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) supplied to 43 of its fuel terminals....

 2018-09-21 18:39 

The Strait Times

Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun...

KOCHI, India (REUTERS) - A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday (Sept 21) on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duti...

 2018-09-21 18:34 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Federer mulling clay court return in 2019...

CHICAGO (AFP) - World number two Roger Federer says he is mulling a return to the European clay-court season in 2019 following a two-year absence.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 18:29 

Jakarta Post

Ex-graft convict Taufik runs for election, again...

Gerindra Party politician Mohamad Taufik, who claims to have been assigned by his party to fill the vacant Jakarta deputy gubernatorial post, is officially running for a legislative seat, again....

 2018-09-21 18:26 

The Strait Times

White House optimistic on China trade; no date for more talks...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing's response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior Whit...

 2018-09-21 18:26 

Jakarta Post

Rupiah strengthens as global pressure abates: BI...

Bank Indonesia monetary management department head Nanang Hendarsah said on Friday that the rupiah exchange rate against the US dollar had begun to rebound as the external pressure on the currency had started to subside....

 2018-09-21 18:23 

Jakarta Post

Beware of hoaxes, fake news ahead of 2019 election...

Fierce rivalry in the legislative and presidential elections next year is expected to result in a flood of hoaxes and fake news as candidates and their supporters will use social media as a platform to win over voters, election observers say....

 2018-09-21 18:13 

The Strait Times

Texan running 3-D printed guns company ordered to leave Taiwan...

AUSTIN, Texas/TAIPEI (REUTERS) - A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained in Taipei on Friday (Sept 21) and ordered to leave the island after his US pa...

 2018-09-21 18:12 

ABS-CBN

'They want to send me to prison': Duterte blasts ICC, EU anew...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday slammed the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the European Union (EU) anew in a speech at the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology forum in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu....

 2018-09-21 18:11 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Urgent : Three babies among five slashed at New York child care center...

Washington - Three babies and two adults were slashed at a child care center Friday in New York City, police said....

 2018-09-21 18:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel says keeps Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia plane...

Israel's coordination with Russia on its attacks in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane, and the Jewish state ......

 2018-09-21 17:59 

Vietnam News

SSI wins Asiamoney's award for Best Securities House in Vit Nam...

Saigon Securities Inc. has won Asiamoney magazine's award for Best Securities House in Vit Nam....

 2018-09-21 17:56 

ABS-CBN

Duterte admits 'underestimating' extremist forces in Marawi...

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday admitted "underestimating" the reported build-up of extremist forces in Marawi City, which eventually led to its siege in May 2017....

 2018-09-21 17:52 

Vietnam News

Petrol price increased by VN320 per litre...

The retail price of bio-fuel E5 RON 92 rose VN320 to VN20,231 (US$0.87) per litre at 3pm Friday due rising global prices, the ministries of Industry and Trade and Finance announced....

 2018-09-21 17:51 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Simon finally beats Gasquet to reach Metz last four...

METZ, France (AFP) - Gilles Simon finally managed to beat his fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet at the ninth attempt with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-2, victory in the Metz quarter-finals on Friday (Sept 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-21 17:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Cahill considers leaving Chelsea over lack of playing time...

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is considering leaving the Premier League club in January as he is frustrated with the lack of game time he is ......

 2018-09-21 17:49 

ABS-CBN

2 lugar sa Benguet na naapektuhan ng Ompong, nahatiran ng tulong...

Mula sa Cagayan Valley, bumiyahe ang Lingkod Kapamilya sa Benguet para maghatid ng tulong sa mga nasalanta ng bagyong Ompong....

 2018-09-21 17:49 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Lake Limboto charm festival sets off to spectacular start...

The opening of the Limboto Lake Charm Festival (FPDL), which was held on the coast of Limboto Lake, Gorontalo District, Gorontalo Province, on Thursday night was lively, because of the various spectacular ......

 2018-09-21 17:48 

ABS-CBN

Armed Forces chief defends Marcos' martial law declaration...

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Carlito Galvez said martial rule was justified during the regime of the late dictator, Ferdinand Marcos....

 2018-09-21 17:46 

ABS-CBN

ALAMIN: Karanasan sa ilalim ng batas militar ni Marcos...

Sa gitna ng usapin ngayon tungkol sa tila pagtatangkang baguhin ang kasaysayan ng Martial Law sa bansa, isang dating nakibaka ng mga panahong iyon ang sinariwa ang mga sinapit niya at ng kaniyang pamilya sa ilalim ng Batas Militar....

 2018-09-21 17:45 

ABS-CBN

24 timbog sa magkakahiwalay na drug ops sa Antipolo...

Kasama umano sa "Bong Chavez Crime Group" ang isa sa mga nahuli....

 2018-09-21 17:45 

Manila Standard

No reason for nationwide Martial Law...
 2018-09-21 17:42 

ABS-CBN

Pulis, tiklo sa alok na VIP treatment sa detainee...

Ayon sa detainee, nangotong ang pulis sa kaniya at inalukan siya ng VIP treatment sa selda, maging ang mabilisang paglipat sa kaniya sa Quezon City Jail....

 2018-09-21 17:42 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Kopitiam takeover: Patrons want lower food prices, combined loyalty card...

Kenneth Cheng 1 hour 18 min ago SINGAPORE — With NTUC Enterprise set to take over homegrown food centre operator Kopi...

 2018-09-21 17:41 

Channel NewsAsia

UK doctors win battle with drug giants over cheaper eye medicine...

ZURICH: Drug giants Novartis, Bayer and Roche on Friday lost a bid to stop British doctors from recommending a cheaper drug option for people with ......

 2018-09-21 17:40 

Manila Standard

Cebu deaths 29, MGB execs fired...
 2018-09-21 17:37 

Jakarta Post

Veterinarian sued for Rp 1.5 billion over death of pup...

A dog owner has sued a veterinarian, Indhira Kusumawardhani, in Cinere, South Tangerang, for Rp 1.5 billion (US$101,100) over alleged neglect that caused the death of a two-week old Siberian Husky....

 2018-09-21 17:36 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Thailand continues 18 month growth spurt as exports rise 6.7 per cent...

The total value of Thailand's exports rose 6.7 per cent year on year to US$22.79 billion (Bt1.23 trillion) in August, recording continuous growth for 18 months, according to the Ministry of Commerce....

 2018-09-21 17:35 

Manila Standard

Delhi's last elephants off to smog-free area...

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