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 2017-11-18 11:40 

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Thief caught red-handed with loot, tied to coconut tree... +

37 min 41 sec ago KULIM (Malaysia) — A man, who broke into a house in the Malaysian state of Kedah, was...

 2017-11-18 10:25 

The Strait Times

3 injured in 8-vehicle chain collision along PIE... +

SINGAPORE - Three people were injured in a chain collision along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Saturday (Nov 18) afternoon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 10:23 

The Strait Times

Malaysia's MRT Corp requires bidders to seek financing partner in new tender... +

KUALA LUMPUR - The third phase of Malaysia's MRT, which is now open for tender via a turnkey contractor, would rely on bidders to seek a financial institution to fund its construction.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 10:02 

The Strait Times

Massive Malaysia data breach traced to Oman, police chief says... +

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities investigating a massive online breach of data involving 46 million mobile phone users have traced the leak to an Internet Protocol address in Oman, New Straits Times on Saturday quoted the police chief as saying.. Read...

 2017-11-18 10:00 

Channel NewsAsia

England frustrated by big stand in final tour match... +
 2017-11-18 09:47 

The Strait Times

La Pepa - Honest Spanish tapas in a homey cafe... +

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - We have to admit we are pretty particular when we eat out. We raise a disdainful eyebrow if a non-Japanese makes our sushi, and we get excited if a Thai chef is making our beef noodles or tom yam. We will not kick up a fus...

 2017-11-18 09:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain... +
 2017-11-18 09:44 

The Strait Times

Sexual harrassment furore: Hollywood's #MeToo wave engulfs Washington... +

WASHINGTON (AFP) - From the White House to Congress to the Supreme Court, Washington has had its share of sexual scandals.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 09:42 

The Strait Times

Analysis: Softer approach to climate change could bridge gap between awareness and action... +

SINGAPORE - The Republic is embarking on a new approach to tackling climate change. By designating the year 2018 as its Year of Climate Action, Singapore wants to raise awareness among people through campaigns, in hopes that it would spur them to act.. Re...

 2017-11-18 09:20 

The Strait Times

Pollution level drops in New Delhi but many areas remain 'very unhealthy'... +

NEW DELHI - The pollution level in India's capital city has climbed down after nearly two weeks, but many areas of Delhi remained in the ...

 2017-11-18 09:19 

The Strait Times

Maserati driver charged for hit-and-run with policeman: Other cops injured in line of duty... +

SINGAPORE - Maserati driver Lee Cheng Yan was charged in court on Saturday (Nov 18) after he allegedly reversed and accelerated his car into a police officer on Friday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 09:04 

The Strait Times

Golf: Park takes three-stroke lead at CME Group Tour Championship... +

NAPLES (REUTERS) - Park Sung Hyun put herself in position for a number of year-end honours with her performance on Friday (Nov 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 09:00 

The Strait Times

Football: Coleman quits Wales for Sunderland... +

LONDON (AFP) - Chris Coleman quit as Wales manager on Friday (Nov 17) to take over at English Championship club Sunderland after he failed to steer his country to the World Cup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 08:51 

The Strait Times

NBA: James reigns as Cavs sink Clippers... +

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - LeBron James produced a 39-point masterclass as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to overhaul the Los Angeles Clippers in an overtime thriller on Friday (Nov 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 08:48 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for 2nd time... +

LONDON (AFP) - Former world No. 1 Andy Murray announced on Friday (Nov 17) he has split with coach Ivan Lendl for the second time as he works towards regaining full fitness for the 2018 season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 08:38 

The Strait Times

One-stop job-search website, more courses under Earn and Learn Programme... +

SINGAPORE - Students and graduates from polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) will find it easier to look for jobs while they are studying when anonline portal is launched in early 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 08:35 

Channel NewsAsia

France should not interfere in Iran's missile programme: Adviser to Iran's supreme leader... +
 2017-11-18 08:29 

Channel NewsAsia

Laksa cookies and chicken rice kits: A taste of Singapore packed into gift sets at Changi Airport... +
 2017-11-18 08:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf: Koepka blitzes Phoenix to extend Dunlop lead... +
 2017-11-18 08:20 

The Strait Times

Concrete piece falls 40 floors to playground after lightning strikes Clementi apartment roof... +

SINGAPORE - A piece of cement from the rooftop of a private apartment block in Clementi fell 40 storeys after it was struck by lightning, landing in a playground on Thursday (Nov 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 08:20 

The Strait Times

Sri Lanka arrest 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured... +

COLOMBO (REUTERS) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between ...

 2017-11-18 08:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Zimbabweans celebrate expected fall of Mugabe on Harare streets... +
 2017-11-18 08:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Sri Lanka arrest 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured... +
 2017-11-18 07:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Woman hit by bus in Sengkang dies from injuries... +
 2017-11-18 07:44 

The Strait Times

Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionage... +

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - A Cambodian court on Saturday (Nov 18) charged two journalists with espionage for filing news reports to a US-funded radio station, which can carry a prison term of up to 15 years.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 07:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionage... +
 2017-11-18 06:57 

The Strait Times

Hobbyist club gets new field for members to fly model planes, drones... +

SINGAPORE - A dedicated field for flying model aeroplanes and drones has been set aside for Radio Modellers Singapore, allowing club members to launch and fly their aero-models near Labrador Nature Reserve.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 06:52 

The Strait Times

Qatar says it has US backing in five-month Gulf crisis... +

DOHA (BLOOMBERG) - Qatar's foreign minister said the tiny emirate has US backing to resolve the ongoing crisis with a Saudi-led alliance, but the country is also prepared should its Gulf Arab neighbours make military moves.. Read more at straitstimes....

 2017-11-18 06:34 

The Strait Times

Man jailed four months for posting cartoon of Najib... +

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A factory worker who posted a cartoon about Prime Minister Najib Razak was jailed four months by a magistrate's court here.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 06:30 

Channel NewsAsia

India all out for 172 after tail resists Sri Lanka... +
 2017-11-18 06:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Sri Lanka eye first innings lead against India... +
 2017-11-18 06:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings - sources... +
 2017-11-18 06:17 

The Strait Times

Singaporeans advised to keep safe, stay informed during holiday season: MFA... +

SINGAPORE - As the holiday season approaches, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has issued an advisory reminding Singaporeans to keep themselves informed and stay safe on their travels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 06:11 

The Strait Times

Changi Airport stores pack hawker culture into food gift sets for a taste of Singapore... +

SINGAPORE - From laksa-flavoured cookies to fresh noodles, tourists can now take home more gift sets featuring local food items at Changi Airport.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 06:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Singaporeans advised to take precautions when travelling in light of recent attacks: MFA... +
 2017-11-18 05:55 

The Strait Times

Yap Kim Hao: Pastor of the marginalised... +

This week, another member of Singapore's Pioneer Generation died and with his departure went a way of life of one who was a witness to the suffering and the marginalised.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 05:51 

The Strait Times

Argentina intensifies search for missing submarine with 44 crew... +

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An Argentine submarine with 44 crew on board was missing in the South Atlantic two days after its last communication, prompting the navy to step up its search efforts late on Friday in difficult stormy conditions.. Read more at st...

 2017-11-18 05:49 

The Strait Times

Climate change campaigns on the cards for Singapore in 2018... +

SINGAPORE - The Republic is ramping up efforts to tackle climate change on a new frontier: public perception. This will supplement its existing suite of strategies that affect mainly industries.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 05:48 

The Strait Times

Seven in murder case in KL walk free after victim's husband's failure to testify... +

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The High Court has absolved the husband of property agent, Datin Renyce Wong, from involvement in her murder, but held that his failure to testify in the trial of the seven accused helped all of them to go scot ...

 2017-11-18 05:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Shanghai police see no foul play in Russian teen model's death... +
 2017-11-18 05:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 years married... +
 2017-11-18 05:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian medical group wants access to Manus Island asylum seekers... +
 2017-11-18 04:55 

The Strait Times

Zimbabwe set for more political turmoil with protests planned on Saturday... +

HARARE (AFP) - Zimbabwe was set for more political turmoil on Saturday (Nov 18) with protests planned as veterans of the independence war, activists and ruling party leaders called publicly for President Robert Mugabe to be forced from office.. Read more ...

 2017-11-18 04:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Ashes surprise Marsh eager to grasp his latest last chance... +
 2017-11-18 04:43 

The Strait Times

Water quality of Sg Johor deteriorating, expert calls for better protection... +

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Sg Johor, an important fresh water resource to both Malaysia and Singapore, needs to be protected as its water quality is slowly deteriorating, according to an expert.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 04:27 

The Strait Times

Singapore bags first win at international kettlebell lifting championship... +

SINGAPORE - A Singaporean triumphed at the 2017 World Championship of Kettlebell Lifting in his category, the first time someone from the Republic has won in this competition.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 04:18 

The Strait Times

Canada highway throws lifeline to Arctic hamlet... +

TUKTOYAKTUK, CANADA (AFP) - Life can be tough in Tuktoyaktuk, a Canadian hamlet on the Arctic Ocean where one in three are jobless.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 04:12 

The Strait Times

Tony Fernandes vs Harith Iskander boxing match on the cards?... +

PETALING JAYA (THS STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes and comedian Harith Iskander sent tongues wagging when they asked social media users who would win in a boxing match between them.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2017-11-18 04:05 

The Strait Times

Renewed US-Russia rift threatens slim Syria peace hope... +

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The latest US and Russian bid to find enough common ground on which to build some hope for Syria is in trouble, just days ahead of talks that could make or break the peace process.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-18 03:54 

The Strait Times

New Bukit Brown Cemetery self-guided trail takes visitors through 25 tombs... +

SINGAPORE - History buffs can now make their own way through a trail of 25 tombs at Bukit Brown Cemetery, as the first self-guided trail of the area opens to the public.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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