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 2019-02-23 16:32 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Venezuelan humanitarian aid showdown set as Guaido claims military help...

Venezuela braced for a showdown between the military and regime opponents at the Colombian border on Saturday, when self-declared acting president Juan Guaido has vowed humanitarian aid would enter his country despite a blockade....

 2019-02-23 16:16 

Jakarta Post

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams leaving board...

Twitter co-founder and one-time chief executive Evan Williams is stepping down from the board, leaving the one-to-many messaging service to focus on other projects....

 2019-02-23 16:15 

Jakarta Post

Young man in Lampung encouraged to jump from rooftop in viral suicide video...

He really ended up jumping off because we convinced him to do so! a witness said....

 2019-02-23 16:05 

Jakarta Post

Paris Region Tourism Board wants ASEAN travelers...

People from Southeast Asia who visited Paris in 2017 generated 358 million euro (US$406 million) in revenues, making ASEAN travelers among the key targets for promoting the destination....

 2019-02-23 15:59 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

France hails progress in fight against jihadists in Sahel...

The fight against jihadists in Africa's Sahel region is "achieving results", France's prime minister said in Mali on Saturday, two days after French forces killed a top extremist leader....

 2019-02-23 15:46 

Malay Mail Online

R&B star R. Kelly jailed on sex abuse charges...

CHICAGO, Feb 23 — R&B superstar R. Kelly was due in court today for a bond hearing after prosecutors charged him with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against four victims, three of them minors. Known for hits like I Believe I Can......

 2019-02-23 15:40 

ABS-CBN

Granada, nakuha mula sa isang pasahero ng MRT...

Arestado ang isang lalaki matapos mahulihan ng granada sa MRT Cubao Station nitong Sabado ng gabi....

 2019-02-23 15:37 

Malay Mail Online

Army chief calls for technology and skill upgrade to reduce civil servants in Army...

PORT DICKSON, Feb 23 — Army chief General Datuk Seri Ahmad Hasbullah Mohd Nawawi will abide if the government plans to reduce the number of civil servants in the Army. He said with technology and ensuring that every member of the staff equip......

 2019-02-23 15:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Anwar: Government's toll proposal not prompted by Semenyih poll...
 2019-02-23 15:30 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak police arrest local man suspected to be involved in conning 47 Malaysians...

KUCHING, Feb 23 — The police have arrested A 35-year old Sarawakian suspected to have been involved in scamming 47 Malaysians to work in Cambodia,only to arrested and detained for illegal online gambling. Sarawak Commercial Crimes Investigation......

 2019-02-23 15:22 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Israeli police keeps arresting Jerusalemites over Bab Al-Rahma affair...

Israeli police kept up its campaign against Palestinian residents of occupied Jerusalem and employees of the Waqf department, which is in charge of Muslim property in the city, over its botched effort to keep Bab al-Rahma gate ......

 2019-02-23 15:18 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Del Potro knocked out in Delray Beach quarters, pulls out of Acapulco...

MIAMI (REUTERS) - Top seed Juan Martin del Potro's comeback from injury ended in the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open following a 6-4 3-6 7-6(5) defeat by American Mackenzie McDonald.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-02-23 15:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Planes and armoured trains: The Kims' foreign trips...

The first sign that Kim Jong Un was potentially on his way to meet US President Donald Trump for a second summit was the reported appearance of an ......

 2019-02-23 15:11 

The Strait Times

Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed'...

VATICAN CITY (AFP) - A top Catholic cardinal admitted on Saturday (Feb 23) that Church files on priests accused of sexually abusing children were destroyed or never even drawn up in a move which allowed paedophiles to prey on others.. Read more at straits...

 2019-02-23 15:11 

Malay Mail Online

In reply to Bilahari Kausikan's unscrupulous statement — Yusmadi Yusoff...

FEBRUARY 23 — It is interesting to note that the campaign against the Pakatan Harapan government has now extended to misinformation, and baseless attacks by distinguished statesmen and former representatives of the Singaporean government. Mr......

 2019-02-23 15:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis - Del Potro knocked out in Delray Beach quarters, pulls out of Acapulco...

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro's comeback from injury ended in the quarter-finals of the Delray Beach Open following a 6-4 3-6 7-6(5) defeat by ......

 2019-02-23 15:10 

The Strait Times

Heartlands Chinese New Year street parade held at Hougang Avenue 9...

SINGAPORE - Ang Mo Kio-Hougang Citizens' Consultative Committee held its Chinese New Year Street Parade on Saturday (Feb 23), with nearly twice as many performers than it had for its inaugural event last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-02-23 15:06 

Jakarta Post

Prada contrasts two sides of romance at Milan Fashion Week...

Italian luxury label Prada added a touch of romance to Milan Fashion Week on Thursday with a winter collection looking at both sides of a love story....

 2019-02-23 15:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Kane scores on return but Spurs fall at Burnley...

BURNLEY, England: Harry Kane scored on his return from injury for Tottenham but his side fell to a surprise 2-1 defeat at Burnley, which severely ......

 2019-02-23 15:04 

The Strait Times

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's train arrives in China: Reports...

DANDONG, China (AFP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's armoured train arrived in China late on Saturday (Feb 23) ahead of his highly anticipated second summit with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam, according to media reports.. Read more at strai...

 2019-02-23 15:03 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Nigeria votes for a new president after delay...

Nigerians began voting for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence....

 2019-02-23 15:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Getafe dream of Champions League football after beating Rayo...

REUTERS: Getafe climbed into the top four of La Liga on Saturday with a 2-1 win over neighbours Rayo Vallecano, boosting the Madrid minnows' hopes ......

 2019-02-23 15:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Warren Buffett says prospects poor for 'elephant-sized acquisition'...

Warren Buffett is hunting for...

 2019-02-23 14:59 

Channel NewsAsia

SCDF deploys hazmat team after ammonia leak at Ang Mo Kio building...

SINGAPORE: A hazmat team was deployed to a commercial building in Ang Mo Kio on Saturday evening (Feb 23) after an ammonia leak was detected. The ......

 2019-02-23 14:59 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

We will not tolerate corruption: Prabowo Subianto...

Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto reiterated his zero-tolerance stance to corruption in the country and expressed readiness to take stern measures against corruptors."We will not tolerate corruption," Prabowo ......

 2019-02-23 14:57 

Malay Mail Online

Allegri insists Juve have 'real chance' of Champions League quarters...

ROME, Feb 23 — Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted today that his side can still qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite being 2-0 down after the first leg of their last 16 clash with Atletico Madrid. Atletico have been......

 2019-02-23 14:54 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Land fires in Riau arose far from settlement: BRG...

The land and forest fire in Riau Province occurred in areas far from the settlement and farmers' plantation, according to the Peatland Restoration Agency (BRG)."Peatland areas engulfed by the fire are those on which ......

 2019-02-23 14:53 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Venezuela troops fire tear gas on demo at Colombia border...
 2019-02-23 14:53 

The Strait Times

Oppo announces 5G partnership with telcos including Singtel...

BARCELONA - Oppo has announced a 5G partnership with four telcos from Australia, Singapore and Switzerland ahead of industry trade show Mobile World Congress, which starts on Monday (Feb 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-02-23 14:51 

Malay Mail Online

Simeone apologises for controversial celebration...

MADRID, Feb 23 — Diego Simeone has apologised for clutching his genitals to celebrate during Atletico Madrid's 2-0 win over Juventus on Wednesday. After the match, Simeone said his gesture, directed towards the crowd at the Wanda Metropolitano.....

 2019-02-23 14:49 

The Strait Times

Football: PSG's Dani Alves house burgled during match: Report...

PARIS (REUTERS) - Thieves broke in and stole luxury watches from the home of Paris St Germain's Dani Alves while the Brazilian defender was playing a match earlier this week, French sports newspaper L'Equipe reported on Saturday (Feb 23).. Read mo...

 2019-02-23 14:49 

The Strait Times

Football: Spurs stunned as Burnley ruin Kane's return...

BURNLEY, United Kingdom (AFP) - Tottenham's Premier League title challenge suffered a crushing blow as Ashley Barnes' late strike sealed a shock 2-1 win for Burnley that ruined Harry Kane's goal-scoring return on Saturday (Feb 23).. Read more ...

 2019-02-23 14:46 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

News Focus - MER-C volunteers depart for Gaza for Indonesian hospital's construction...

Some 32 volunteers of the humanitarian outfit -- the Medical Emergency Rescue Committee (MER-C....

 2019-02-23 14:45 

Channel NewsAsia

PSG's Dani Alves house burgled during match - L'Equipe...

Thieves broke in and stole luxury watches from the home of Paris St Germain's Dani Alves while the Brazilian defender was playing a match earlier ......

 2019-02-23 14:43 

The Strait Times

Football: Insurance group AIA unveiled as new Singapore Premier League title sponsor...

SINGAPORE - Just hours before the 2019 Singapore Premier League (SPL) kicked off with the Community Shield on Saturday (Feb 22), the country's only professional sports league received a boost with the unveiling of a new title sponsor.. Read more at st...

 2019-02-23 14:40 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Toxic alcohol kills 69 in India, hundreds hospitalised: officials...

Sixty-nine workers have died and at least 200 others have been hospitalised in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, officials said Saturday, in the latest case of alcohol poisoning in the country....

 2019-02-23 14:40 

Malay Mail Online

Kane scores on return but Spurs fall at Burnley...

LONDON, Feb 23 — Harry Kane scored on his return from injury for Tottenham but his side fell to a surprise 2-1 defeat at Burnley, which severely dented their Premier League title hopes today. Ashley Barnes' 83rd minute winner for Burnley......

 2019-02-23 14:38 

ABS-CBN

'Ano pa ang gusto?' Duterte says he has fulfilled most promises...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he has fulfilled most of his promises, except for solving the country's traffic problem....

 2019-02-23 14:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon...

Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators met on Friday to wrap up a week of talks that have seen the two sides struggle to detail how to bridge deep ......

 2019-02-23 14:34 

The Strait Times

HazMat team contains ammonia vapour leak in Ang Mo Kio, no injuries reported: SCDF...

SINGAPORE - A HazMat team was deployed on Saturday evening (Feb 23) to contain an ammonia vapour leak in Ang Mo Kio.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-02-23 14:33 

Malay Mail Online

Solari questions Barcelona's extra day off ahead of cup Clasico...

MADRID, Feb 23 — Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari has described as "curious" Barcelona having an extra day's rest before next week's Copa del Rey clash between the two sides, the first of two El Clasico derbies in four days. Barca f...

 2019-02-23 14:32 

Channel NewsAsia

India detains Kashmir separatists, issues new warning to Pakistan...

Indian authorities arrested dozens of Muslim leaders in raids across Kashmir and sent thousands of reinforcements to the troubled territory on ......

 2019-02-23 14:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid...

Venezuela's opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country's borders to block their plan to bring in ......

 2019-02-23 14:29 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia can adopt the United States' philosophy in food security...

Agricultural observer from Kupang Cendana University (Undana) Kupang, Dr Leta Rafel Levis opined that Indonesia can adopt the philosophy followed by the United States in building food security."In the context of ......

 2019-02-23 14:28 

Malay Mail Online

US charges man accused of Singapore HIV data leak...

SINGAPORE, Feb 23 — An American man accused of leaking data of thousands of HIV-positive people in Singapore has been charged in the United States with possession and unlawful transfer of stolen documents, authorities said. Singapore announced......

 2019-02-23 14:28 

Channel NewsAsia

Syria force to pluck more civilians from last IS pocket...

US-backed fighters said Saturday they are keeping a corridor open to rescue remaining civilians from the Islamic State group's last speck of ......

 2019-02-23 14:26 

Channel NewsAsia

As 2020 candidates turn left, some Democrats worry about the centre...

Liberal Democratic presidential contenders' rush to embrace the left's most ambitious proposals has some Democrats worried there could be a price ......

 2019-02-23 14:25 

Channel NewsAsia

US, Russia to find ways to lift travel ban on Taliban leaders for peace talks...

The United States and Russia have agreed to explore options on securing travel waivers for Taliban negotiators to participate in talks to end the ......

 2019-02-23 14:23 

Bangkok Post

Burnley upset Spurs 2-1...

BURNLEY, England: Improving Burnley remained undefeated in 2019 with a 2-1 triumph over Tottenham Hotspur in their Premier League match at Turf Moor on Saturday....

 2019-02-23 14:22 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

UGM confers Herman Johannes Award on industry minister...

The Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University (UGM) Yogyakarta and Alumni Family of the Faculty of Engineering, Gadjah Mada University (Katgama), bestowed the 2019 Herman Johannes Award on Industry Minister Airlangga ......

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