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 2018-07-19 16:50 

Jakarta Post

Man arrested for assaulting massage parlor employee...

Kebon Jeruk Police have arrested a man for assaulting a massage parlor worker at the Aldiron Complex in Duri Kepa, West Jakarta, and accusing him of consuming narcotics....

 2018-07-19 16:44 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Westerner killed in Phuket motorbike crash...

A western man was killed when his motorcycle lost control and hit a road guardrail in Phuket's Muang district on Thursday morning.The Chalong police were alerted at 6am....

 2018-07-19 16:38 

Jakarta Post

'Populist policies' may take toll on Pertamina assets...

The government has allowed state-owned energy company Pertamina to sell some of its assets to improve its financial position, which has come under pressure largely as a result of fuel subsidies aimed at keeping gasoline and diesel cheap for consumers....

 2018-07-19 16:37 

Vietnam News

32 foreign delegations line up for 14th ASOSAI Assembly...

As many as 32 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and international organisations have confirmed that they will attend the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) slated for September 19-22 in H Ni....

 2018-07-19 16:30 

Jakarta Post

Rapes and beatings: The torments of South Korea's young athletes...

When Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then he did it again. And again. And again....

 2018-07-19 16:27 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Foreign tourists top 20 million in first half of year...

The number of foreign tourists reached 20 million in the first half of the year, an increase on the same period last year of 12%, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports....

 2018-07-19 16:25 

Jakarta Post

Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law...

Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it will lead to blatant discrimination against Arab citizens....

 2018-07-19 16:24 

Philippine Star

DENR suspends all ECCs in Boracay...

Three months prior to the reopening of the world-famous Boracay, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has suspended the environmental compliance certificates of all business establishments on the island pending the review of compliance with...

 2018-07-19 16:24 

Philippine Star

Philippines to receive $27 million counterterror aid from US...

The assistance will include equipment, training and other support programs aimed at boosting law enforcement capacity. by Pia Lee-Brago...

 2018-07-19 16:24 

Philippine Star

Rice prices still high despite arrival of imports...

Despite the continuous arrival of imports, the average wholesale price of well-milled rice has increased by eight percent to P41.87 per kilogram, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported. by Louise Maureen Simeon...

 2018-07-19 16:23 

Philippine Star

Roque wants 'better' speechwriters for Duterte...

President Duterte's mouth often lands him in trouble so presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. hopes the Chief Executive will just stick to the prepared speech, especially since he is to deliver his third State of the Nation Address at the Batasan com...

 2018-07-19 16:23 

Philippine Star

Sara Duterte not running for senator, says dad...

Like the father, the daughter is just "shaking the tree." by Edith Regalado...

 2018-07-19 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia, China delay US push for halt to refined petroleum sales to North Korea...

Russia and China delayed on Thursday a U.S. push for a U.N. Security Council committee to order a halt to refined petroleum exports to North ......

 2018-07-19 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

No big shifts expected from US assessment of Afghan war - general...

The United States is unlikely to make any big shift in military strategy as a result of an ongoing assessment of the war effort in Afghanistan, ......

 2018-07-19 16:20 

Jakarta Post

Asian Games torch relay kicks off in Yogyakarta...

Foreign Minister Retno Maraud became the first torch bearer in the 18th Asian Games torch relay in Yogyakarta on Thursday....

 2018-07-19 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Cycling: Thomas wins Tour de France 12th stage race...

L'ALPE D'HUEZ, France: Geraint Thomas became the first yellow jersey wearer since disgraced Lance Armstrong to triumph on the legendary Alpe ......

 2018-07-19 16:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Some disappointed, others keep calm: Hyflux shareholders on townhall sessions...

About 800 holders of Hyflux's notes, perpetual securities and preference shares got their chance to meet the management for the first time after ......

 2018-07-19 16:12 

Malay Mail Online

Analysts: Malaysia must make clear its plan for HSR project, further delay could hurt both sides...

SINGAPORE, July 19 — Postponing the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail project will not only rack up huge costs for both sides the longer it drags out, but it will also delay the intended economic benefits, such as the development of regional......

 2018-07-19 16:12 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

3 metre crocodile spotted at Nai Harn beach...

Red flags have been put up on Nai Harn and Yanui beaches to warn visitors about a crocodile in the water....

 2018-07-19 16:10 

Borneo Bulletin

Love, loyalty overflow as Tutong greets His Majesty...

Tutong witnessed a magnificent demonstration of love and loyalty as thousands gathered to greet His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Y...

 2018-07-19 16:09 

Borneo Bulletin

His Majesty officiates naming ceremony of Ulu Tutong dam...

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam officiated the ceremony to name the Ulu Tutong dam as Empang...

 2018-07-19 16:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Youthful vigour animates special performances for Tutong get-together ceremony...

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and members of the royal family yesterday witnessed a specia...

 2018-07-19 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

National Youth Day celebration on August 1...

BRUNEI will observe the 13th National Youth Day Celebration on August 1 at Plenary Hall of the International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas, highlighting youth entrepreneurs and the annual youth awards. This was revealed by Permanent Secretary at the Mi...

 2018-07-19 16:06 

Manila Bulletin

PWDs in Dumaguete seek free PhilHealth insurance...

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) here are seeking the aid of city officials in obtaining free PhilHealth insurance as many of them cannot afford to pay the minimum voluntary contributions....

 2018-07-19 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei contingent KL bound for ASEAN School Games...

THE Ministry of Education through the Brunei Darussalam Schools Sports Council (MSSBD), Co-Curriculum Education Department yesterday sent 40 athletes and 16 officers to participate in the 10th ASEAN School Games Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia unti...

 2018-07-19 16:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Thomas extends Tour de France lead with Alpe d'Huez win...

Geraint Thomas claimed his second win a row when he prevailed in the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a 175.5-km ride from Bourg-Saint-Maurice ......

 2018-07-19 16:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Boeing sees foreign orders making 40 percent of defense sales in a decade...

U.S. aerospace giant Boeing Co could generate more than 40 percent of its defence sales from international customers in a decade, the head of ......

 2018-07-19 16:05 

Borneo Bulletin

McIlroy bids to end American dominance...

CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom (AFP) Rory McIlroy admits it is going to take something special to end the recent dominance of the majors by American golfers as the British Open teed off at Carnoustie in Scotland yesterday. Now 29, McIlroy is aiming to end a f...

 2018-07-19 16:04 

Borneo Bulletin

Didi, SoftBank set up taxi-hailing joint venture in Japan...

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese mobile service giant Didi Chuxing and Tokyo-based SoftBank Corp have set up a joint venture for taxi-hailing in Japan. The companies announced the plan yesterday for a service that will use artificial intelligence and data analy...

 2018-07-19 16:03 

ABS-CBN

Ilang kalsada sa Cordillera, di madaanan dahil sa landslide...

Kabilang ang Kennon Road sa mga di madaanan dahil sa landslide....

 2018-07-19 16:03 

Borneo Bulletin

Mahathir gives assurance on fulfilling election manifesto promises...

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad gave the assurance yesterday that the government would adhere to the promises in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto for the 14th General Election and was committed to fulfilling them. More deta...

 2018-07-19 16:02 

Borneo Bulletin

Boat carrying migrants sinks off Cyprus, 19 drowned...

NICOSIA (AFP) At least 19 migrants drowned and up to 30 were missing on Wednesday after their boat sank in the Mediterranean off the north of Cyprus, local security forces said. More details in Friday's Borneo Bulletin...

 2018-07-19 16:01 

Borneo Bulletin

Rescuers find nine bodies after two buildings collapse in India...

NEW DELHI (AP) Rescuers found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistory buildings east of New Delhi, an official said yesterday. More details in Friday's Borneo Bulletin...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Philippine Star

Smart-Army rips Generika...

Smart-Army took the last semis seat in the Chook to Go-Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference as it hammered out a convincing 25-19, 25-22, 25-21 victory over Generika-Ayala last night at Filoil Flying V Center. by Olmin Leyba...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Philippine Star

The STAR Cover (July 20, 2018)...

The STAR Cover (July 20, 2018)...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Philippine Star

Thai edges closer to crown with 69...

Thai Ploychompoo Wirairungreung slowed down with a 69 as she struggled with her putting form but kept her bogey-free run at the Legends course with a superb wedge game as she pulled away by four over Princess Superal and two others after two rounds of the...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Philippine Star

FIBA suspends 10 Gilas players...

The world governing body in basketball slapped heavy fines and suspensions on Gilas Pilipinas players and team officials as well as the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) as a result of the nasty brawl that marred their game against the Australian Boom...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Philippine Star

DOJ indicts Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Co; Peter Lim case pending...

The Department of Justice has found probable cause to charge confessed drug dealer Kerwin Espinosa, inmate Peter Co and three others of violations of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. by Kristine Joy Patag...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

Philippine Star

Walang pasok: Class suspensions for July 20...

Several areas have already suspended their classes for Friday, July 20, 2018....

 2018-07-19 15:58 

Malay Mail Online

Baptism at sea for first women to join France's nuclear subs...

ILE LONGUE (France), July 19 — Drinking a bowl of seawater followed by a glass of champagne, four French officers stood out during the traditional "baptism" to mark their inaugural submarine patrol: The first women to join a crew in the......

 2018-07-19 15:53 

Jakarta Post

KPK questions model Steffy in Aceh graft case...

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has questioned model Fenny Steffy Burase, one of the organizers of the 2018 Aceh Marathon, as a witness in a graft case concerning the alleged embezzlement of Aceh's special autonomy fund....

 2018-07-19 15:52 

The Strait Times

Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont...

MADRID (REUTERS) - Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday (July 19) after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent st...

 2018-07-19 15:52 

ABS-CBN

ALAMIN: Para saan ang maiingay na text mula sa NDRRMC?...

Base sa Republic Act 10369 o ang Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act, kinakailangang magbigay-abiso ang mga telecommunication companies tungkol sa mga paparating na sakuna....

 2018-07-19 15:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump slams EU over US$5 billion fine on Google...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union and said the bloc was taking advantage of the United States, pointing to the ......

 2018-07-19 15:50 

Manila Standard

Pagcor explains bonuses, allowances given to officers...
 2018-07-19 15:49 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

World's most expensive hotel suite costs P4 million a night, comes with bulletproof windows...

One night in the world's most expensive hotel suite will set you back an eye-popping, outrageous, some might say outlandish $80,000 (over P4 million) a night.In Elite Traveler's list of Top 100 Suites 2018, Hotel President Wilson in Geneva takes t...

 2018-07-19 15:48 

Vietnam News

G-bonds raise additional $198 million...

The State Treasury of Vitnbsp;Namnbsp;collected VN4.6 trillion (US$197.8 million) on the H Ni Stock Exchange (HNX) on July 18....

 2018-07-19 15:47 

Vietnam News

Vietjet, Boeing ink deal for 100 new aircrafts...

The budget carrier Vietjet will purchase 100 Boeing 100 B737 MAX airplanes, worth a total ofnbsp;US$12.7 billion, followingnbsp;an order contract inked between the two companies atnbsp;thenbsp;Farnborough International Airshow 2018 in southern England on ...

 2018-07-19 15:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Britain pulls back on security endorsement of China's Huawei - sources...

Senior British security officials say they can give only limited assurances that Chinese firm Huawei's UK operations pose no threat to national ......

 2018-07-19 15:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Aviation industry urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom...

Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve ......

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