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 2018-05-28 04:22 

Malay Mail Online

Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea...

BEIJING, May 28 — China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two US warships sailed by an island claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, adding to simmering tensions in the strategic waterway. The foreign ministry issued a.....

 2018-05-28 04:19 

The Strait Times

China sends warships to confront two US warships in South China Sea...

BEIJING (NYTIMES, CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - China's military said that it had dispatched warships to challenge two US Navy vessels that sailed through waters in the South China Sea that China claims as its own.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 04:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Asia energy firms dive with oil, Trump-Kim hopes provide optimism...

HONG KONG: Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia Monday (May 28) after Saudi Arabia and Russia signalled they could lift output, while ......

 2018-05-28 04:05 

Channel NewsAsia

France, Germany push for EU funding for technology start-ups...

BRUSSELS: France and Germany are pushing for an EU-wide initiative to fund innovation and research in tech start-up projects across the bloc so ......

 2018-05-28 04:05 

The Strait Times

Top North Korean official in Beijing en route to Singapore for Trump-Kim summit discussions...

Mr Ri Son Gwon, chief of the North Korean agency handling inter-Korea affairs, is reportedly on his way to Singapore for preparatory talks with US officials. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 04:02 

ABS-CBN

MRT nalimitahan ang operasyon matapos masira ang pinto ng isang tren...

MAYNILA - Nagpatupad ng 'provisional service' ang MRT, Lunes ng umaga, matapos masira ang pintuan ng isa nitong northbound na tren sa pagitan ng Ayala at Magallanes station....

 2018-05-28 04:01 

Malay Mail Online

Tok Pa visits Najib at Taman Duta residence...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 Kelantan Umno chief Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed visited former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the latter's home in Taman Duta today. The former international trade and industry minister arrived dressed in dark......

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Malay Mail Online

Childhood obesity: Five prevention tips for parents...

LONDON, May 28 — This week's news that 22 per cent of people worldwide will be obese by 2045 if trends continue put the spotlight on the health of the youngest generations. With child obesity on the rise in the US and 18 per cent of children and...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

The Strait Times

ST Podcast: Money Hacks - Worth investing in Gibson's guitars after its bankruptcy protection filing?...

In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times and The Business Times offer tips for the newcomer to the financial investment scene.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 03:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read...

KABUL: The door of the blue bus slides open and dozens of children excitedly bound up the steps, eager to get their hands on hard-to-find books in ......

 2018-05-28 03:56 

ABS-CBN

DMCI Homes grows land bank by 41 percent...

Developer DMCI Holdings said Monday it recently acquired P6 billion in land, increasing the size of its land bank by 41 percent from 2017....

 2018-05-28 03:56 

Bangkok Post

Philippines upgrades its navy amid Chinese maritime threat...

MANILA: The Philippine Navy is one of the weakest maritime defence forces in Southeast Asia, leaving the sprawling island nation of over 100 million people vulnerable to threats like China's assertiveness in taking control of disputed territory, accor...

 2018-05-28 03:55 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak CM: Tajem was good friend and mentor...

KUCHING, May 28 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said late former deputy chief minister Datuk Seri Daniel Tajem had guided him when they were both in the Agriculture and Community Development Ministry more than 30 years......

 2018-05-28 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Sweeping gene survey reveals new facets of evolution...

PARIS: Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights ......

 2018-05-28 03:52 

Malay Mail Online

Don't be scared of Pakatan govt under Dr M, Hong Kong paper tells Chinese investors...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Investors from China should not be afraid of doing business with Malaysia under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government led by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) said today. The......

 2018-05-28 03:51 

Manila Bulletin

Justice remains elusive for slain OFW's family...

The family of the slain Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Angelo Claveria is reiterating the call for justice after his skeletal remains arrived in his hometown of Cabatuan in Iloilo province from South Korea Sunday....

 2018-05-28 03:51 

Philippine Star

Neymar admits not being 100 percent fit ahead of World Cup...

The striker said he still feels discomfort in his recovering right foot but believes he will be better for the tournament in Russia, which begins June 14....

 2018-05-28 03:50 

The Strait Times

China to host Iran to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt...

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China will host Iranian President Hassan Rouhani next month (June) at a regional summit aimed at avoiding disruption of joint projects, its foreign ministry said on Monday (May 28), as major powers scramble to save Iran's nuclear d...

 2018-05-28 03:48 

Malay Mail Online

DAPSY tells universities to drop action against students for political activity...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — The DAP Socialist Youth (DAPSY) urged public universities to terminate all disciplinary procedures and penalties against students for criticising the defeated Barisan Nasional (BN) government previously. Noting that 10......

 2018-05-28 03:48 

ABS-CBN

Cedric Lee found guilty of kidnapping daughter with Vina Morales...

A local court found businessman Cedric Lee guilty of kidnapping his daughter with actress-singer Vina Morales, documents obtained by ABS-CBN News on Monday showed....

 2018-05-28 03:46 

Manila Bulletin

3 Reds slain in clash with gov't troops in Misamis Oriental...

Three members of Communist New People's Army Terrorists (CNTs) were killed while an undetermined number of other rebels were believed critically wounded when a gun battle erupted between government security forces and communist terrorists in Northern ...

 2018-05-28 03:44 

Channel NewsAsia

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned...

SEOUL: The scandal engulfing the Korean Air dynasty widened Monday (May 28) as 69-year-old matriarch Lee Myung-hee faced police questioning over ......

 2018-05-28 03:43 

Manila Bulletin

ITCZ to bring rain showers...

An intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao will bring scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some parts of the country on Monday, the state weather bureau said....

 2018-05-28 03:43 

The Strait Times

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned...

SEOUL (AFP) - The scandal engulfing the Korean Air dynasty widened on Monday (May 28) as 69-year-old matriarch Lee Myung Hee faced police questioning over allegations she assaulted employees including household staff and construction workers renovating he...

 2018-05-28 03:41 

Malay Mail Online

Najib drops 1MDB defamation suit against Tony Pua, portal owner...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 Datuk Seri Najib Razak withdrew today his 2015 defamation lawsuit against DAP MP Tony Pua and a news portal owner over remarks on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). When contacted, Najib's lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun......

 2018-05-28 03:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Lifetime payouts under CareShield Life significant assurance for severely disabled: Charly Mah...

SINGAPORE: The new CareShield Life scheme will be a significant improvement over the existing ElderShield policy, because it offers lifetime ......

 2018-05-28 03:40 

Phnom Penh Post

‘Inform me first,’ PM tells ministers, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Prime Minister Hun Sen warned cabinet ministers on Friday that they could be fired if he is not kept informed of issues before they reach the media. He said this when chastising three members of the Council of Ministers for what he termed "passing res...

 2018-05-28 03:39 

Manila Bulletin

Beverage containers' redemption planned in new House legislation...

The House Committee on Ecology has directed the creation of a technical working group (TWG) that would iron out the provisions of a bill seeking to require brand owners of beverages to implement management plans to refund values of beverage containers as ...

 2018-05-28 03:39 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa slides at mid-morning...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Bursa Malaysia was lower at mid-morning today on lack of impetus, dealers said. At 11am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 11.05 points to 1,786.35 from Friday's close of 1,797.4. The index opened......

 2018-05-28 03:38 

The Strait Times

Chinese shopkeeper hailed as hero for saving toddler in runaway vehicle...

BEIJING - A shop owner in China's Kaifeng city, in the central Henan province, has been hailed as a hero after coming to the rescue of a two-year-old girl who was dangling off the side of a runaway three-wheeler heading towards a wall.. Read more at s...

 2018-05-28 03:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Europe's largest wooden building awaits salvation off Istanbul...

ISTANBUL: Looking up at the giant wooden edifice looming over him, Erol Baytas shakes his head....

 2018-05-28 03:36 

Malay Mail Online

Featurette takes us behind-the-scenes of Andy Serkis' 'Mowgli' (VIDEO)...

LOS ANGELES, May 28 — Check out this featurette for Andy Serkis' upcoming Mowgli that takes us behind-the-scenes of this darker take of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. The film boasts an all-star cast that includes Serkis as Baloo the bea...

 2018-05-28 03:31 

Malay Mail Online

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned...

SEOUL, May 28 — The scandal engulfing the Korean Air dynasty widened this morning as 69-year-old matriarch Lee Myung-hee faced police questioning over allegations she assaulted employees including household staff and construction workers......

 2018-05-28 03:30 

The Strait Times

North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons, says former US nuclear negotiator Victor Cha...

WASHINGTON - The planned summit next month between the United States and North Korea is unlikely to see the communist regime give up its nuclear weapons, said a former US nuclear negotiator.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 03:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Theresa May to urge Trump to avoid London protests during UK visit: Report...

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge US President Donald Trump to avoid protesters in central London during his UK visit in July ......

 2018-05-28 03:28 

ABS-CBN

National Archives of the Philippines nadamay sa sunog sa Maynila...

Nadamay na rin sa malaking sunog sa Binondo ang opisina ng National Archives of the Philippines na nasa Juan Luna Building sa loob ng Plaza Cervantes....

 2018-05-28 03:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules...

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with ministers and lawmakers in her Conservative party after refusing to back reform ......

 2018-05-28 03:24 

The Strait Times

Grab launches food delivery service in Singapore as UberEats app is discontinued...

SINGAPORE - Grab launched a food delivery service in Singapore on Monday (May 28), as it aims to position itself as a one-stop essential services app, beyond just ride-hailing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 03:23 

Malay Mail Online

Research firms maintain 'buy' on Tenaga...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 — Maybank IB Research has maintained its "buy" call on Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) with an unchanged target price of RM16.00, on the back strong first quarter 2018 (1Q18) financial results. The research firm, in a note,.....

 2018-05-28 03:23 

Philippine Star

Trump says US team in North Korea planning summit with Kim...

President Donald Trump said Sunday a U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place. by Foster Klug,Hyung-Jin Kim,Matthew Lee,Catherine Lucey...

 2018-05-28 03:17 

The Strait Times

Plenty of halal food options for Muslim travellers in Hong Kong...

From roast duck to dim sum, there is something to suit every taste bud. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 03:17 

The Strait Times

Three homey one-dish Asian meals that take under 30 minutes to whip up...

(THE STAR) - Three recipes for some hearty Asian soul food to comfort you. These meals are quick, simple and full on flavour. You won't need more than 30 minutes each dish and a handful of ingredients each recipe. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-05-28 03:17 

Philippine Star

LeBron, Cavs oust Celtics in Game 7 to book NBA Finals return...

LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals. by Jimmy Golen...

 2018-05-28 03:16 

Malay Mail Online

Nishikori feeling great and has hopes for Paris...

PARIS, May 28 — Japan's Kei Nishikori knows what he needs to go deep in the French Open — but it may be easier said than done. "You've got to be really focused... and also you've got to relax at the same time, you know?" he...

 2018-05-28 03:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida...

FLORIDA: Thousands of Florida residents evacuated homes on Sunday (May 27) as Subtropical Storm Alberto picked up strength as it headed north ......

 2018-05-28 03:10 

Channel NewsAsia

China to host Iran to avoid project disruption amid nuclear deal doubt...

BEIJING: China will host Iranian President Hassan Rouhani next month at a regional summit aimed at avoiding disruption of joint projects, its ......

 2018-05-28 03:09 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor to review 20 sen charge for plastic bags...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — The Selangor state government will reassess its policy of charging consumers 20 sen for each single-use plastic bag following negative public and business feedback, said a state executive councillor. Hee Loy Sian, who chairs.....

 2018-05-28 03:08 

Bangkok Post

80 shops destroyed in Phuket market fire...

PHUKET: A fire gutted a market in Muang district late on Sunday night, destroying about 80 shops and causing an estimated eight million baht in damage, local authorities said....

 2018-05-28 03:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Jordan's veteran musicians revive Arab song...

AMMAN: A group of musicians are causing a sensation in Jordan by reviving the golden age of Arab song - and not one of them is under the age of ......

 2018-05-28 03:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Colombian peace deal critic to face fiery leftist in runoff...

Right-winger Ivan Duque, who wants to overhaul a peace deal with Marxist rebels, won Colombia's first-round presidential election on Sunday, ......

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