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 2020-01-24 01:26 

Borneo Bulletin

His Majesty urges better ties with foreign officer cadet schools...

To ensure that the standard of Brunei military officers is on par with armed forces of the region, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah....

 2020-01-24 01:24 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei, Dominica establish diplomatic relations...

The Government of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang....

 2020-01-24 01:22 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei takes steps to screen visitors to country at airport...

Amid growing concerns of the Wuhan pneumonia outbreak, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has increased precautionary measures such as the reintroduction of body temperature....

 2020-01-24 01:17 

Manila Bulletin

CBCP creates office to protect minors from clergy sexual abuse...

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines CBCP) has created an office that will help protect minors from alleged sexual abuses by the clergy....

 2020-01-24 01:11 

Manila Bulletin

India says nurse in Saudi not infected with China virus...

An Indian nurse working in Saudi Arabia has tested positive for coronavirus, but with a different strain from the one wreaking havoc in China, Delhi's consulate in Jeddah said Thursday....

 2020-01-24 01:08 

ABS-CBN

Mga residente ng Lipa, pinayagang mabisita ang bahay...

Pinayagang bumalik sa kanilang mga bahay ang mga residente ng Mataasnakahoy, Batangas para masilip sandali ang kanilang ari-arian at mapakain ang kanilang mga alagang hayop....

 2020-01-24 01:07 

Manila Bulletin

US investigating second suspected case of Chinese virus...

Authorities in Texas are investigating a second suspected case on US soil of a deadly Chinese virus, namely a college student who had recently returned from the city at the heart of the outbreak, officials said Thursday....

 2020-01-24 01:07 

Malay Mail Online

'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight than ever...

NEW YORK, Jan 24 — The Doomsday Clock yesterday ticked down to 100 seconds to midnight, symbolising the greatest level of peril to humanity since its creation in 1947 as the threat posed by climate change and a growing nuclear race loomed large.......

 2020-01-24 01:07 

Jakarta Post

Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver to stump for Bernie Sanders...

Alt rock acts Bon Iver and Vampire Weekend will play concerts in support of presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders ahead of the key Iowa caucuses that kick off the long 2020 election season....

 2020-01-24 01:06 

Manila Bulletin

Spain calls emergency meeting as Storm Gloria death toll hits 13...

MADRID - Spain's government will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to deal with the impact of a storm that has caused heavy rains, powerful winds and huge waves, and killed at least 13 people....

 2020-01-24 01:05 

Manila Bulletin

DOTr orders vigilance in all ports to stop nCoV...

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade urged vigilance in all ports of entry to stop the entry of the dreaded 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV)....

 2020-01-24 01:04 

Manila Bulletin

Canada girds for new coronavirus, 17 years after deadly SARS epidemic...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO - The arrival of a new, sometimes deadly strain of coronavirus to just outside Canada's borders has health officials determined not to repeat the country's stumbling response to the SARS epidemic 17 years ago....

 2020-01-24 01:03 

Bangkok Post

Agencies explore recycling possibilities...

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) and the Industrial Works Department are teaming up to study the feasibility of recycling used solar panels and batteries, in line with the circular economy concept....

 2020-01-24 01:02 

Manila Bulletin

Pope names Latino to replace conservative as Philadelphia archbishop...

VATICAN CITY - Nelson Perez, the Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland and a critic of U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy, was named by Pope Francis to lead the Philadelphia archdiocese after the retirement of a leading church conservative....

 2020-01-24 00:58 

Manila Bulletin

Tea rooms and double-decker buses: Prince Harry may find home in Canada's royal city...

VICTORIA, British Columbia - Prince Harry and wife Meghan have settled, for now, into a seaside home near the most royal of Canadian cities - Victoria, British Columbia (B.C.)- named after a queen who reigned until 1901, during a great expansion of the Br...

 2020-01-24 00:57 

Manila Bulletin

'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight than ever...

The Doomsday Clock on Thursday ticked down to 100 seconds to midnight, symbolizing the greatest level of peril to humanity since its creation in 1947 as the threat posed by climate change and a growing nuclear race loomed large....

 2020-01-24 00:57 

Manila Bulletin

Gulf screens passengers from China amid virus outbreak...

Gulf airports, including one of the world's biggest aviation hubs, said Thursday they would screen all passengers arriving from China amid the outbreak of a deadly virus....

 2020-01-24 00:57 

Malay Mail Online

China coronavirus toll jumps to 25 dead with over 800 confirmed cases...

BEIJING, Jan 24 — A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said today, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international......

 2020-01-24 00:56 

Manila Bulletin

Texas student who traveled to China being tested for possible coronavirus...

A university student being treated for a respiratory illness in Texas after traveling to Wuhan, China, is being tested for the newly discovered coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China, state and local officials said on Thursday....

 2020-01-24 00:54 

Manila Bulletin

Mexican security forces corral migrants after hundreds enter from Guatemala...

FRONTERA HIDALGO - Dozens of Mexican security forces corralled a caravan of Central Americans who entered from Guatemala on Thursday, testing Mexico's resolve to contain mass movements of people under pressure from the Trump administration....

 2020-01-24 00:53 

Manila Bulletin

WHO: Coronavirus outbreak has not yet become a global health emergency...

The coronavirus outbreak is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....

 2020-01-24 00:53 

Jakarta Post

Health minister dismisses reports of coronavirus case in Jakarta...

Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has dismissed reports of a suspected case of a coronavirus, which first emerged at the end of last year in the city of Wuhan in China, in Indonesias capital Jakarta....

 2020-01-24 00:52 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak govt doing its best to strengthen economy, says CM...

KUCHING, Jan 24 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today stressed that the state Gabungan Parti (GPS) government under his leadership is doing all it can to strengthen the economy. He said he believes that a strong economy......

 2020-01-24 00:51 

Manila Bulletin

Gas truck explodes in Lima, killing two and injuring dozens...

LIMA - A truck carrying natural gas exploded on Thursday in Peru's capital, killing at least two people and injuring 48 in an accident that Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra labeled a "tragedy."...

 2020-01-24 00:49 

Manila Bulletin

Venezuelan opposition party seeks US blessing to 'repeat' 2018 election: document...

CARACAS - Venezuelan opposition politician Henri Falcon's party is seeking the United States' blessing for a deal with President Nicolas Maduro to overturn and repeat a 2018 vote in which Maduro trounced Falcon, the party's lobbying firm said ...

 2020-01-24 00:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

China virus toll jumps to 25 dead, with 830 confirmed cases...

BEIJING: The death toll in China's viral outbreak has risen to 25, with the number of confirmed cases also leaping to 830, the national health commission said on Friday....

 2020-01-24 00:45 

Manila Bulletin

Japan confirms second case of Wuhan virus: health ministry...

TOKYO - Japan has confirmed a second case of infection by the new coronavirus from China, the health ministry said on Friday....

 2020-01-24 00:44 

Malay Mail Online

A changing climate: ECB gears up for new missions...

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Jan 24 — The European Central Bank yesterday officially kicked off a year-long "strategic review", the first rethink of its tools and goals in 16 years. ECB chief Christine Lagarde has promised not to leave "any stone....

 2020-01-24 00:43 

Manila Bulletin

Trump to unveil long-stalled Middle East peace plan ahead of Israeli leaders' visit...

MIAMI/JERUSALEM - US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his long-delayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week....

 2020-01-24 00:43 

Jakarta Post

10 Indonesian companies to build infrastructure in DR Congo...

As many as 10 Indonesian companies are to team up with a United States-based construction service provider, Sandi Group Global Holdings, to do business in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

 2020-01-24 00:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

65 killed on Malaysian roads in last 5 days...

KUALA LUMPUR: Up to 65 people were killed in road accidents nationwide since the start of Op Selamat, which began in conjunction with the Chinese New Year travel rush....

 2020-01-24 00:41 

Malay Mail Online

Philippines' Duterte threatens to end military deal with the United States...

MANILA, Jan 24 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned the United States yesterday he would repeal an agreement on deployment of troops and equipment for exercises if Washington did not reinstate the visa of a political ally. Visibly upset,......

 2020-01-24 00:35 

Malay Mail Online

Merrymaking and fertile ideas towards unity, come CNY — Charles Santiago...

JANUARY 24 — Festivals, food, friendship and celebration of diversity just as much as football keep Malaysians united. Last year was stressful, where we were forced to see heightened racism, play of religion on politics, political infighting and......

 2020-01-24 00:33 

Jakarta Post

'It's defense diplomacy': Jokowi defends Prabowo‘s frequent overseas trips...

Should there be any question regarding the purpose of the ministers overseas trips, the answer is for no other purpose than to bolster our diplomacy in the defense sphere, Jokowi said on Thursday...

 2020-01-24 00:32 

Manila Bulletin

China virus toll jumps to 25 dead with 830 total cases: govt...

The death toll in China's viral outbreak has risen to 25, with the number of confirmed cases also leaping to 830, the national health commission said on Friday....

 2020-01-24 00:31 

Bangkok Post

FTA perks, GSP see 2019 dip...

The use of free trade agreement (FTA) privileges and the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) by Thai exporters dropped by 4.14% in the first 11 months of last year, in line with the country's overall lower exports....

 2020-01-24 00:26 

Malay Mail Online

Tilda Swinton and Jeremy Deller sell art to save Derek Jarman's house (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 — Some of the biggest names in the art world have launched a campaign to preserve the late English filmmaker's iconic home and garden in Dungeness, Kent. The public fundraising campaign is led by the Art Fund, Creative......

 2020-01-24 00:26 

Jakarta Post

Patekoan, tea-for-all tradition that symbolizes value of sharing...

In capitals Chinatown in Glodok, West Jakarta, locals are familiar with patekoan, a tea-for-all tradition that has been preserved by a tea house in the area....

 2020-01-24 00:23 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki, patay matapos pagbubugbugin, bagsakan ng hollow block sa ulo...

Patay ang isang lalaki nang pagtulungang bugbugin at bagsakan ng hollow block sa Balingasag, Misamis Oriental....

 2020-01-24 00:21 

Bangkok Post

'Ying Kai' handed another year in jail...

The Criminal Court has sentenced Monta "Ying Kai" Yokrattanakan, 62, to another year in jail, adding to the 18 years she is currently serving for lese majeste and human trafficking....

 2020-01-24 00:20 

ABS-CBN

Mga residente sa 2 barangay sa Tagaytay, sapilitang pinalikas...

Sapilitan nang pinalikas ang mga residente sa 2 barangay sa Tagaytay....

 2020-01-24 00:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Highlights: Day five at the Australian Open...

MELBOURNE: Highlights of the fifth day at the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, on Friday (times AEST; GMT+11): 1100 ......

 2020-01-24 00:14 

Philippine Star

BIFF ambush in North Cotabato leaves soldier dead, another wounded...

The BIFF has killed more than 20 off-duty soldiers and police officers in retaliatory attacks in the past four years....

 2020-01-24 00:13 

ABS-CBN

Mga empleyado at pasahero sa NAIA, nagsusuot ng face mask bilang pangontra sa nCoV...

Kapwa nag-iingat ang mga pasahero at empleyado sa mga paliparan dahil sa 2019 novel coronavirus o nCoV....

 2020-01-24 00:12 

Borneo Bulletin

UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide...

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS — In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya minority, the United Nations (UN)'s top court yesterday ordered Myanmar....

 2020-01-24 00:11 

Borneo Bulletin

China locks down two cities to curb virus outbreak...

Wuhan, China (AFP) - China locked down nearly 20 million in two cities at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak yesterday, banning planes....

 2020-01-24 00:11 

Borneo Bulletin

Over 100 makeshift homes destroyed in Pakistan fire...

KARACHI, PAKISTAN (AP) — A massive fire burned over 100 burlap-and-plastic shelters in the southern port city of Karachi, forcing hundreds of poor nomads....

 2020-01-24 00:11 

Jakarta Post

Ninety percent of Indonesian students have left Wuhan: Minister...

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has said that about 90 percent of Indonesians studying in Wuhan had already left the Chinese city at the center of a mysterious virus outbreak and returned to Indonesia for the Lunar New Year holiday since December....

 2020-01-24 00:09 

Borneo Bulletin

Tripoli's main airport halts flights after shelling, threats...

BENGHAZI, LIBYA (AP) — The only functioning airport in Libya's capital closed after coming under attack, despite a tenuous truce that world powers have....

 2020-01-24 00:09 

Jakarta Post

Central Java to establish oil and gas holding company...

Central Java is establishing a holding company for region-owned oil and gas companies in the hope of improving their performance and thus, boosting locally generated income....

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